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Santa Clarita Aims To Help Residents Prepare For Natural Disasters

Santa Clarita Aims To Help Residents Prepare For Natural Disasters

Santa Clarita is honoring National Preparedness Month this September with a series of seminars to help residents prepare. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “These seminars are to help foster awareness in our community,” says Donna Nuzzi, the city of Santa Clarita emergency services supervisor. “Especially earthquake preparedness, which is obviously ...

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KHTS Santa Clarita Home And Garden Show, Emergency Expo Add Events

KHTS Santa Clarita Home And Garden Show, Emergency Expo Add Events

By Stephen K. Peeples  Coming down the home stretch, organizers have added more events, prizes and vendors to the fourth annual KHTS Santa Clarita Home and Garden Show and Emergency Expo at the Hyatt Regency Valencia Conference Center on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28. “A lot of things are happening right now,” said Gary Buterbaugh, whose company, Santa ...

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Henry Mayo Joins In L.A. County Disaster Volunteer Training Exercise

Henry Mayo Joins In L.A. County Disaster Volunteer Training Exercise

Henry Mayo Joins In L.A. County Disaster Volunteer Training Exercise Click here to get the weekly ‘Your SCV Health & Wellness Newsletter’ delivered right to your inbox. By Stephen K. Peeples Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia will join forces on Friday with five other hospitals throughout Los Angeles County in what Henry Mayo officials call the biggest disaster ...

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KHTS Emergency Expo Showcases Santa Clarita Valley Disaster Preparation

KHTS Emergency Expo Showcases Santa Clarita Valley Disaster Preparation

By Stephen K. Peeples The 2013 KHTS Emergency Expo puts the Santa Clarita Valley’s disaster preparation resources on public display at the Hyatt Regency Valencia Conference Center parking lot Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28. AM 1220 KHTS, the City of Santa Clarita and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital joined forces to present the KHTS Emergency Expo. It’s sponsored ...

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County To Test Emergency Response In Mock Earthquake Drill

County To Test Emergency Response In Mock Earthquake Drill

The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is holding a mock emergency functional exercise at the Los Angeles County Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) today from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The drill will test the response of various agencies to a simulated magnitude 7.8 earthquake hitting Los Angeles County. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news ...

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SCV Chamber Of Commerce To Host “Disaster Planning” Luncheon

SCV Chamber Of Commerce To Host "Disaster Planning" Luncheon

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce presents an informative luncheon on being prepared if your business experiences a “disaster”. The informative luncheon, sponsored by the Hacker Law Group, will be held Thursday April 4 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM and will include a panel discussion on “Disaster Planning – When you might wish you ...

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Santa Clarita Offers Seven Week Emergency Response Training Course

Santa Clarita Offers Seven Week Emergency Response Training Course

The City of Santa Clarita is offering a seven-week emergency response program to teach SCV residents how to survive disasters such as earthquakes, fires, floods, hazardous incidents, and other life-threatening situations.   Taught by Los Angeles County Firefighters, Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) program will teach participants will to treat life-threatening injuries through the “Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment” method ...

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Are You Prepared If A Disaster Hits Your Neighborhood?

Are You Prepared If A Disaster Hits Your Neighborhood?

Local officials are urging residents of our county to prepare now for natural disasters and other emergencies. Earthquakes, fires and other natural disasters can affect many people over a wide area, but even a train derailment or plane crash can knock down power lines in a smaller area, creating blackouts, blocking streets, spreading hazardous materials, and making it difficult for ...

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