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Community Alert 2011


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December 27, 2011
Local volunteer Jo Clancy joins Ted to talk about local volunteer activities and holiday safety tips.

December 20, 2011
Actress Millena Gay and Mrs. Ethnic World International Daisi Pollard Sepulveda talk about self improvement and getting involved in the community as a volunteer. Website Website

December 13, 2011
CHP Sgt. Don Clotworthy joins Community Alert to talk about the new program “Arrive Alive on State Routs 154 & 101.”

December 6, 2011
Senior Field Representative Hillary Blackerby (Das Williams) and Santa Barbara County Fire PIO David Sadecki talk about holiday safety and the Emergency Preparedness Resource Fair and Workshop. Website

November 29, 2011
Ted and Mike talk about local news and events.

November 22, 2011
Retired Montecito Division Chief and Fire Marshal Jim Langhorn talks about local fire codes, past wildfires and the future of the fire service.

November 15, 2011
Mike and Ted talk with county fire chief Michael Dyer about recent structure fires, local mutual aid and fire prevention. Website

November 08, 2011
Jim Williams and Ted talk with structural engineer Stanley Mendes talks about local building designs and earthquakes.

November 01, 2011
Jim Williams joins with Ted talking about local fires and media events.

October 25, 2011
Dr. Glen Miller joins Community Alert to talk about Borderline Personality Disorder and the impact these people have on non-profit organizations. This was a very interesting show about a topic that does not get talked about.

October 18, 2011
Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club members Bill Talanian and Andy Seybold talk about the club and their local community service projects. Website

October 11, 2011
Kathrhyn McKee talks about her book Leading People Through Disasters and how planing relates to your business. (amazon.com). Website

October 4, 2011
California Firesafe Council Affiliate Manager Katie Ziemann joins Community Alert to talk about the history of the council and statewide programs. Website

September 27, 2011
Aware & Prepare Barbara Andersen joins the 4th anniversary show.

September 13, 2011
USFS Forest Service Hurricane Fire PIO Jim Wilkins joins Community Alert to talk the local lighting fires and the PIO function.

September 6, 2011
Santa Barbara City Fire Department Emergency Services Director Yolanda McGlinchey talks about local emergency training events.

August 30, 2011
UCSB Emergency Preparedness Manager Jim Caesar and Assistant Dean Lupe Garcia join Community Alert to talk about the CERT Emergency Response Drill on August 28th.

August 23, 2011
Ted and Mike visit with Phil Taylor, Office of Emergency Management for Los Alamos, New Mexico to talk about the recent wildfire and their evacuation process. Website

August 16, 2011
Ted Adams and and Frank Goss talk about local community issues and the San Marcos Pass.

August 9, 2011
John David Cameron talks about SafeCig and the rapid developments in electronic cigarette development and the major impact this will have on public health and fire prevention. Website

August 2, 2011
Santa Barbara County Health Department Director Dr. Wada and Susan Rothschild join the show talk about various public health issues including accidental overdose of over the counter medications. Website

July 26, 2011
Charlie Johnson joins the show to talk about the rebirth of the local public information officers group EPIC.

July 19, 2011
Sgt. Don Clotworthy and PIO Jeremy Wayland of the California Highway Patrol talk about local traffic issues.

July 12, 2011
CALTRANS PIO Colin Jones talks about the Move Over Campaign, local construction projects and the 405 freeway closure this weekend. Website

July 5, 2011

June 28, 2011
Mission Canyon Association President Ray Smith talks about their community wildfire protection plans.

June 21, 2011
Ted and Mike review local community issues.

June 14, 2011
Los Paderes National Forest Assistant Chief Brad Joos talks about the Santa Maria Air Attack Base, the use of aircraft on wildfires and the USFS Environmental Impact Statement. Website

June 7, 2011
WRA Director and long time resident Roger Haines talks about the history of the San Marcos Pass Communities.

May 31, 2011
Mike and Ted catch up on local community events and issues.

May 24, 2011
Internationally recognized electronic surveillance expert Kevin D. Murray talks about current cell phone security issues and his new book “Is My Cell Phone Bugged? Website

May 17, 2011
Former Santa Barbara City Councilman Gerry Dewitt talks about local police and security issues.

May 10, 2011
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Search & Rescue Public Information Officer Nelson Trichler talks about the local search & rescue team and safety tips for trips into the back-country. Website

May 3, 2011
General Manager Pat Frost, Trinity County Resource Conservation District and member of the California FireSafe Council Board of Directors talks about current projects in Trinity County and California. Website

April 26, 2011
Ted returns to co-host the show and talks about . Equine Evac volunteer coordinator Jo Clancy also joins the show to talk about upcoming training programs.

April 19, 2011
CSFA Steamer Team Barbara and Dave Hubert talk about the steamer program, cartooning and the California Fire Museum. CSFA website California Fire Museum website

April 12, 2011
Santa Barbara City Fire Department-Office of Emergency Services Manager Yolanda McGlinchey talks about local emergency planning projects and the current CERT class sponsored by the city. website

April 5, 2011
Aaron Hunt, Corporate Relations and Media Director for the Union Pacific Railroad joins Mike and Charlie Johnson to talk about Operation Life Saver and related railroad safety issues. UPRR websitesiste Operation Life Saver website

March 29, 2011
Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department PIO Drew Sugars joins Frank and Mike to talk about media relations and local emergency planning.

March 22, 2011
Frank Goss sits in for Ted Adams. Mike and Frank talk about various WRA programs including SMPERS – 1040 AM. Website

March 15, 2011
Carpinteria/SummerlandPublic Information Officer Charlie Johnson covers for Mike as they visit with OES Chief Michael Harris.

March 8, 2011
Emergency Services Managers Richard Abrams, Santa Barbara County and Yolanda McGlinchey, Santa Barbara City talk about the updates of the Hazard Mitigation Plans for Santa Barbara County.

March 1, 2011
Carpinteria/Summerland Fire Protection District Public Information Officer Charlie Johnson sits in for Mike and covers the status of public information on the South Coast.

February 22, 2011
Santa Barbara Firefighters Alliance President Bob Niehaus talks about the Alliance and their recent donations to local fire departments. Website

February 15, 2011
Associate Vice Chancellor Ron Cortez and Emergency Preparedness Manager Jim Caesar talk about emergency planning at UCSB and Isla Vista. Website

February 8, 2011
Dr. Scott McCann, Director of Health Education, Santa Barbara County Public HealthDepartmenttalksabouttheleading causes of non-medical causes of death within the county.

February 1, 2011
Local Santa Barbara writer and CPA Terry Tyler talks about various community issues.

January 25, 2011
Santa Barbara City Councilman Frank Hotchkiss talks about various community issues.

January 18, 2011
Equine Evac Joe Clancy joins Community Alert to talk about upcoming projects and volunteer recruitment.

January 11, 2011
Former California State Fire Marshal Ronny Coleman joins Community Alert to talk about the California volunteer fire service and the California State Firefighters’ Association Volunteer Committee. Website

January 4, 2011
Ted and Mike welcome in the new year reporting on past and future events.