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In case of emergency: Training to ‘prepare, survive, thrive’

Story and photos by Clay McGlaughlin/The Times-Standard 05/13/2012 02:36:23 AM PDT When the Oct. 17, 1989, Loma Prieta earthquake struck, Judith Warren was “half in and half out of a dress” in one of the changing rooms at the Emporium-Capwell … Continue reading

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Extreme Weather Hits North Coast

From KymKemp.com Kym Kemp / April 12, 2012 @ 10 p.m. / Weather UPDATE 12:39 A.M.: CHP now reporting that the slide on 101 by Leggett is now covering half of the roadway and there is snow on the mountain … Continue reading

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A California Superstorm – some food for thought

I recently read a post by Ernie Branscomb talking about a California superstorm …some food for thought. “Imagine a rainstorm so large that it would be like hurricane Katrina hitting every day for a month.”

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Briceland Road—How’s It Holding Up

From Kym Kemp’s blog: Kym Kemp / Today @ 3:13 p.m. / Weather A year ago this month, Briceland Rd. near Whittemore Grove slipped out. Trees fell and the road was undercut. Eventually, a quick fix was instituted. How is … Continue reading

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SoHumAwareness Facebook Page is One Year Old

One year ago today, the Facebook Page, SoHumAwareness was created, spurned on by similar weather related problems as we have seen today. This incident is what started it all: Briceland Road is Gone. Let’s hope we don’t have as serious … Continue reading

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Large Rocks Slide off the Bluffs

Large Rock part of Bluffs Slide. County Roads working to clear. Marty Messenger says removing rock is a serious challenge -Estelle Rock Slide Closes Redwood Drive Between Garberville and Redway ~ Kym Kemp Update: 5:20 pm County Roads Supervisor Marty … Continue reading

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Emergency & Preparedness Links

This is an ever growing list of emergency and preparedness websites and phone numbers. How to Prepare Regional Training Institute/ Community Disaster Preparedness Prepare Disaster Supply Kits How to Prepare Humboldt County OES Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services Emergency … Continue reading

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