Community Alert

Welcome to the postings of Community Alert that broadcasts Tuesdays, 11 AM and 9 PM, Wednesdays at 5 AM, and again Saturday at 1 PM on KZSB-AM 1290, simulcasting at newspress.com.


January 7, 2020
CalTrans Public Information Officer Colin Jones talks about local projects, Highway 154 safety, local funding and future projects.


20 Weeks to Preparedness download
Here’s how Paradise ignored warnings and became a deathtrap
Catastrophic fires are a reckoning for Californians and their ‘new normal.’ Has the state reached a tipping point?
What Can Be Done to Reduce Risks to Life and Property from Major Wildfires?
Santa Barbara County knew mudslides were a risk. It did little to stop them.


Community Alert is produced by the Wildland Residents Association, Inc., San Marcos Pass Volunteer Fire Department. Program content is for personal use only. Commercial use is prohibited without prior written permission from the WRA

Program funding is provided by a grant from the Cooperative Fire Program of the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Pacific Southwest Region, through the California Fire Safe Council (2018 SFA-SMG-) with additional funding from the Fire Services Training  InstituteAware and Prepare and listeners.

The views and conclusions contained in this programs are those of the hosts and guests and should not be interpreted as representing the opinions or policies of the California Fire Safe Council, the U.S. Forest Service, KZSB AM-1290 or any sponsor, FSTI, WRA or the Fire Safe Council. Any mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute an endorsement.

“WILDFIRE, Past, Present and Future” is a video interview with retired State Fire Marshals Kate Dargan and Ronny Coleman.

Much of the research materials utilized with the program can be found at “The Briefing Room” under Mike’s Library.