June 16, 2015
Psychiatrist Dr. Glenn Miller talks about how to spot and avoid hiring problem employees and volunteers including Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcissism, and other problematic behavioral issues. Website
June 02, 2015
Santa Barbara attorney Joseph Liebman talks about Brost, et al., v. City of Santa Barbara, 2d Civil No. B246153, Santa Barbara County Superior Court 1342979 and related property rights issues following a disaster. Website
May 19, 2015
Mark Gibbs talks about Internet security. He has been in the information technology business for more than 30 years and a technology journalist and consultant for over twenty years. He’s written four computer technology books, was co-founder of Novell UK, and created and was a co-founder of Netratings, one of the first Web audience measurement companies now owned by The Nielsen Company. Topic Website
May 5, 2015
Southern California Edison Fire Management Officer Troy Whitman and PIO Rondi Guthrie talk about the utilities fire management program and their unique pilot program for detecting wildfires in the front country in conjunction with Santa Barbara County Fire.
May 20, 2014
Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Paige Batson, Dr. Thoman and Susan Klein-Rothschild talk about disease control and prevention.
October 8, 2013
California Firesafe Board Member Jerry Davies talks about the current trends in the insurance world and how it impacts home owners.
January 31, 2012
Former California State Fire Marshal’s Kate Dargan and Ronny J. Coleman talk about the Urban Interface and their join article Wildfire: Past, Present and Future.
March 20, 2012
Dr. Glen Miller (Healthy Mind – Healthy Future) talks about suicide prevention.
March 13, 2012
Magic Castle owner Milt Larsen talks about the October 31st fire and the aftermath. The conversation includes fire sprinklers, insurance, prevention and business planning for emergencies. Website
November 22, 2011
Retired Montecito Division Chief and Fire Marshal Jim Langhorn talks about local fire codes, past wildfires and the future of the fire service.
August 2, 2011
Santa Barbara County Health Department Director Dr. Wada and Susan Rothschild join the show talk about various public health issues including accidental overdose of over the counter medications. Website
October 25, 2010
Santa Barbara County Fire Captain David SadeckiandSantaBarbaraCountyAir Pollution Control District Public Information Officer Mary Byrd provide tips for safer, cleaner fireplace burning and safety tips. website and website
August 17, 2010
Community leader Charlie Eckberg and former Los Padres hotshot talks about his experiences with the Jesuita fire, what worked, what didn’t and how you can better prepare yourself for wildfire.
August 3, 2010
Santa Barbara historian Neal Graffy talks about the 1925 Santa Barbara earthquake and it’s message for us today.
June 8, 2010
Craig D. Allen, CFA, CFP, CIMA joins Community Alert to talk about the current status of the economy and what it means to you, your family, the company you work for and government. Website.
May 18, 2010
Author and researcher David Nabhan talks about his new book on earthquake predictors Forecasting the Catastrophe: An Analysis of When and Where the Next Earthquake on the West Coast Will Strike. Website
September 8, 2009
Lucien Canton joins Community Alert to talk about large scale emergency management.
August 18, 2009
Jerry Davies, Farmers Group, Inc., talks about the insurance industry and disaster planning.
February 24, 2009
Elizabeth Stewart, asset documentation and appraiser.
October 28, 2008
Chief Ronny Coleman, former California State Fire Marshal.
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