PG&E Offers Power Outage Resources

As we head into a dry fall, PG&E may need to turn off power using a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) when wildfire risk is high. When possible, in advance of an outage, PG&E will send notifications to the phone and email contacts they have on file. Update your contact...

Hands-Only CPR Training Aug 13

The Southern Marin Fire District and Marin County Emergency Medical Services will host the 12th annual county–wide free CPR event at three locations in Southern Marin from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. Drop-in locations include the Sausalito Ferry Landing, Target in Marin City, and the Depot...

Board Meeting Notes — July 22

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the July 12 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. This was a hybrid meeting, with some attendees gathering at Saylor’s Restaurant while others joined via Zoom. Future meetings will continue...

CERT Training Available this Summer

The Southern Marin Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their neighborhood and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. Trained CERTs also have opportunities to...

Register Your Cell Phone with AlertMarin

Marin County’s AlertMarin Emergency Notification System’s primary purpose is to advise citizens of any situation occurring or about to occur that threatens harm to life and/or property or is deemed dangerous by officials. Originally, these alerts were sent to land lines; now you can receive them on your cell phone...

Emergency Evacuation Drill June 4

On Saturday, June 4, the Southern Marin Fire Protection District will conduct a voluntary emergency evacuation drill in the MLK Park area just off Coloma, west of Bridgeway. The evacuation drill will help first responders assess the issues that may arise if an evacuation becomes necessary due to a disaster...

A Full, Fun Day in the Park

On May 22, the weather cooperated and helped make the FHA’s free Day in the Park a resounding success. Event coordinator Pete Hudson reported that Davey Jones’ paella (4 varieties) was a smash: “I bought 200 compostable single–use food serving bowls and 200 compostable spoons and all were used,” he...

Ember Stomp May 28

Fire Safe Marin and Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority present “Ember Stomp,” a wildfire prevention and preparedness festival. This free event will create an opportunity to further build community while enjoying interactive games and demonstrations that educate Marin County residents on wildfire safety. The festival will honor community activists, highlight wildfire...