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EPAC NEWS - Commission accepting applications
The city is accepting applications from community members for 3 upcoming openings on the Commission that will expire May 31, 2011.
This seven-member commission provides advice and recommendations to the Hermosa Beach City Council on how city residents can prepare and respond to emergencies.
Members must be residents of the city and will serve four-year terms. The commission meets regularly in the City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of every other month. The next meeting is May 2, 2011.
The deadline for applications to join the commission is May 3, 2011 at 6 p.m.
Click here ---> for the Commission Application
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A hundred-ton fishing boat was washed a mile inland, vehicles were piled on top of each other, schools were destroyed, houses were washed away and buildings had collapsed. Reinforced concrete structures with their walls and windows blown out were the only ones left standing. ...
"The take-home for everyone here is, regardless of sirens and reverse 911 warnings, you have to assume if there is strong ground shaking that is breaking windows, and knocking things off of shelves, it's a big earthquake," Collins said. "If it lasts 20 seconds or more and you are in these areas, you have to start moving. Get out of the tsunami zone, move inland and wait until it all clears." ...CONTINUE READING
California Emergency Management Agency spokesman Brad Alexander says as of Friday, the damage estimate was $48 million, $4 million more than a previous estimate.
Meanwhile, Alexander tells The Times-Standard of Eureka that officials are currently in the process of drafting a letter to the White House requesting a disaster declaration.
Sierra Nevada snowpack - a key factor in determining the state's water supply each year - stands at 165 percent of average, a level not seen since 1995 and one that puts the 2010-2011 winter near the top of the record lists.
Saturday, April 30 · 9:00am - 5:00pm
There will be an AM and PM session with booths open the entire time.
Journey of Faith
1243 Artesia Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA
Hosted at Journey of Faith, this seminar will be free to the community. Come listen and learn from experts and vendors of how to prepare your home and your family for any major disaster, what to do during it and how to survive the aftermath. We will have local fire departments, emergency kit vendors, seismic and tsunami experts, and many booths for you to learn about everything related to disaster-proofing your home and family. You won't want to miss this seminar!
Wednesday April 13
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's
"Purple Stride LA 2011"
This is an awareness fund-raising walk and will be taking place on May 14th 2011 at The Plaza at El Segundo and The Lakes Golf Course.
For more info contact:
Dyan S. Kaufman, PhD
(310) 798 7004 vm
RB CERT training
Next scheduled class is Academy #45 scheduled for September 8 through October 27, 2011.
Go to RBCERTAA.org for details and application
Shakeout 2011: The BCJCO Planning Committee is already planning the 2011 Great Shakeout drill. It will be a daytime event held on Saturday, 10/15/11. We hope this will enable those who cannot get away from work on a weekday to participate.
Manhattan Beach will be the host city. The drill will be held in a residential area to simulate what CERT organizations would most likely be facing in a real earthquake. Exact time of the drill to be decided. Further announcements will follow. Save the date.
Ham Radio Info:
AMATEUR RADIO CLASS VIDEOS
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