Tech Tools for Disaster Planning

On July 18, the Sunday Chronicle published a Survival Guide Supplement chock full of helpful tips. Here are some excerpts from one article: “Tech tools can help prepare you for disaster.” There are some free apps for your phone, numbers to text, systems to register for and technology to buy...

New Earthquake Alert Available

After being shaken up by the earthquake on Thursday afternoon, July 8, I was pleased to learn of a new earthquake warning app from the Southern Marin Fire District. By downloading the free MyShakeApp  and adjusting phone settings, people can get a jump start, in some cases before shaking can...

Give Everyone Emergency Information

Another weekly tip for Emergency Preparedness Month, provided by Emergency Preparedness Chair Flo Hoylman: You probably have an emergency contacts list attached to your fridge or on your home office bulletin board. Put a copy in your child’s backpack, the glove box of your car, your wallet or purse, and...