Chief Luhnow and Officer Gutierrez of the Santa Barbara Police Department met with the Riviera Association Board to discuss policing on The Riviera and in the city.
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One of our members, Larry Thompson, an architect and long time resident, has worked for over four years with County Fire to organize and gain approval for a private fire helicopter service to serve our area. Realizing that county fire helicopters based in Santa Ynez can take over 30 minutes or more to mobilize and […]
Earthquakes are one of the most frightening and destructive phenomena of nature and can produce terrible aftereffects. The Santa Barbara earthquake of 1925 was a powerful quake which destroyed the city center, damaged the Old Mission, collapsed the Sheffield Dam and sent a wall of water to the ocean resulting in the flooding of the […]
SURVIVAL INSTINCTS Why We Do What We Do In an Emergency By Lou Dartanner, N6ZKJ It’s 2 o’clock in the afternoon and you receive a phone call from “Reverse 911″ informing you a fire is headed your way and you should evacuate immediately. You scoop up the cat and place her in a carrier, snap […]