Are You Ready for El Nino?

This winter California is facing a particularly severe threat. Forecasts are showing a soon-to-peak El Niño that could deliver drenching conditions to California and throughout the South. The National Oceanic […]

Change Smoke Alarm Battery

It’s that time of year again! Last weekend we changed our clocks to “fall back” to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time. Take this opportunity to prepare your […]

Radio Basics Part II: Hardware

How to Make a Smart Radio Buying Decision
When the big earthquake hits, we will be out of electricity for an extended period—that means the batteries at the base of […]

4.0 Earthquake a Reminder to Prepare

The city of Piedmont in the Easy Bay was jolted by a 4.0 earthquake this morning. While there was no damage, this is a reminder to prepare.

Haven’t done anything […]

Community Training in San Geronimo Valley

On Saturday morning, August 8, volunteers from the Valley Emergency Readiness Group (VERG), delivered a community training to neighbors from the San Geronimo Valley.

12 participants took part in an […]

Radio Basics Part 1: Protocol

What to Do When All Communications Are Down
After a disaster, communication will be of the utmost importance. As CERTs, we have to plan for the worst-case scenario, which means […]

ReadySeniors Car Emergency Kit

You never know where you’ll be in the event of a disaster or emergency. Below is a list of suggested emergency supplies for two adults in a small car […]

It’s Time to Get Ready…OK, how do I do that?

You may have seen Get Ready banners posted all over Marin. Local fire departments are offering numerous classes and encourage you to attend to learn the basics of how […]