Thanks to the office of Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin, the City of Thousand Oaks and DART prepares the public for the inevitable. Three of our newest DART members deployed to City hall for this wonderful event and educated the public on disaster preparedness and basic household knowledge that is often … Continue reading
Ventura County Mountains- Including the cities of Cuyama, San Marcos Pass, San Rafael Wilderness Area, Dick Smith Wilderness Area, Lockwood Valley, and Mount Pinos 839 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY… * TEMPERATURES…100-105 degrees. Across the elevated foothills and mountains, night-time … Continue reading
This is an amazing article from the LA Times on what homeowners can do to prepare for the forcasted El Nino rainy season. If El Nino rainfall predictions are correct, this fall and winter could be the answer to drought-relief prayers. As with everything in life, however, be careful what you … Continue reading
The strong El Niño in the Pacific Ocean is becoming even more powerful, setting the stage for an unusually wet winter in California that could bring heavy rains by January, climate experts said. The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center said El Niño is already strong and mature, and is … Continue reading
A tsunami advisory was issued for the coastline from Southern to Central California following an 8.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Chile, according the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Read more HERE
Check out this video of 1997 vs. today.. You’ll see the differences immediately on how this might be something to prepare for. See the entire link HERE
The El Nino status was upgraded from moderate to strong, making it the third strongest on record so far. Scientists say water temperatures in the Pacific are up another two degrees. Read about it HERE
We spend a LOT of our time talking about Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Avoidance, but here, the Sheriff demonstrates Business Continuity. With 911 and dispatch being upgraded in the Ventura city-center, our IT staff was able to completely relocate these key services within hours to our Thousand Oaks location.
Although the attendance at CVD was disappointing, we got lots of time to work on polishing procedures. … and for the last time of the evening, the final sign out…
Its been really slow at CVD, but rather than just sit around, what are we doing? Practice, practice, practice… Below, Kim and Ryan preparing a traction splint (Joe is on a backboard just to keep off the grass).