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Community Alert airs on Tuesday, 11 AM and 9 PM, Wednesdays at 5 AM, and again on Saturday at 1 PM on KZSB-AM 1290 and on newspress.com. Click on the dates below to hear the show for that day.

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Community Alert Television with retired State Fire Marshals Kate Dargan and Ronny Coleman – “WILDFIRE, Past, Present and Future” here.

CSFA Volunteer Committee DMV “Deemed to Comply” video with retired State Fire Marshal Ronny Coleman and Chief Tim Marrison here.

Voices of Santa Barbara (Nov. 14, 2012) with Mike Williams visits with Red Cross volunteer Judy Dobbins who served two weeks in an evacuation shelter in Tom’s River New Jersey.

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February 6, 2018
Ted and Mike continue to discuss the Thomas Fire and the Montecito flooding. Fire on the Mountain: Rethinking Forest Management in the Sierra Nevada (Report #242, February 2018) 38/87

January 30, 2018
Ted and Mike catch up on local fire and flood issues.

January 23, 2018
Santa Barbara County Battalion Chief Rob Hazard provides a front-line report of the Montecito flood and Thomas Fire.

January 16, 2018
CALTRANS PIO Colin Jones talks about US-101 and the Montecito flooding.

January 9, 2018
Ted and Mike talk about Thomas Fire Montecito flooding and review former Ventura County Fire Chief Bob Roper’s article, “Bob Roper on Wildfires and What to Do Next.”

January 2, 2018
Local Journalist Ray Ford talks about his observations of the Thomas Fire. The Nature Photographer website