Chief Cheryl Goetz, a 2017 Recipient of The Jefferson Award.

posted over 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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MontereyCo.Recovers.org gives a BIG BIG Shout Out to Chief Cheryl Goetz, 2017 Recipient of a Jefferson Award. The Jefferson award recognizes ordinary people who do extraordinary things without expectation of recognition.
Chief Goetz has been one of MontereyCo.Recovers.org key partners. For example, she and Jay Goetz helped us distribute potable…

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SBA Outreach Center offers disaster assistance to Soberanes Fire victims

posted about 2 years ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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SBA representatives are on hand at the Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Monterey County to help businesses and residents affected by the Soberanes Fire. The low-interest federal disaster loans are available to businesses, most private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters whose property was damaged or destroyed, said SBA’s Fresno District…

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August 28 - Folktale Winery & Vineyards - Fundraiser

posted over 2 years ago by GGayares from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Folktale Winery will be hosting a fundraiser on August 28th from 2pm-6pm. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Coast Property Owners Association (CPOA) to aid those affected by the fires in our community.

We will be hosting a concert, chef tasting bites by local restaurants, wine tasting by…

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Evacuation Orders for Cachagua effective immediately

posted over 2 years ago by CERVboard from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Effective immediately, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department has placed portions of the community of CACHAGUA and TASSAJARA under EVACUATION WARNING, which includes: All residences South of the intersection of E. Carmel Valley Rd. at San Clemente Dr. and extending to the intersection of E. Carmel Valley Rd. at Tassajara Rd.…

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Mid-Coast Fire Brigade

posted over 2 years ago by pgcaptain from PG CERT
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To those who are interested in directly offering food or other items to firefighters, the Mid-Coast Fire Brigade is entirely volunteer and thus able to accept such assistance. For more info, you can check their website at: http://www.midcoastfirebrigade.org/

Monterey Co. Office of Emergency Services partners with Recovers

posted over 2 years ago by Dickjbower from County of Monterey, CA - Office of Emergency Services
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The Monterey County Office of Emergency Services would like to thank Community Emergency Response Volunteers (CERV) of Monterey for their partnership in managing the Recovers.org response to the ongoing Soberanes Fire in Monterey County. The fire fight is far from over and there will likely be many more people in…

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Soberanes Fire Fund

posted over 2 years ago by GGayares from Marina Recovers Squad
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The Community Foundation for Monterey County created the Soberanes Fire Fund to assist local communities in need: www.cfmco.org/soberanesfire

FEMA App

posted over 2 years ago by GGayares from Marina Recovers Squad
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Take your preparedness to the digital level! Establish emergency meeting locations for you and your family, access disaster resources such as a shelter locator, and get tips on organizing disaster supplies. Download the FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency app now:

Android: http://bit.ly/2a4UFBD

Apple: http://apple.co/1ynB61F

Blackberry: http://blck.by/2aevrjX

From KION News: Some water customers in Monterey County advised to boil water

posted over 2 years ago by GGayares from Marina Recovers Squad
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Cal-Am is advising its customers in the Garrapata service area to boil water before use, or to use bottled water to avoid stomach or intestinal illness.

The advisory released this afternoon says the safety precaution is necessary, “due to a power outage and resulting emergency water outage in our Garrapata…

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Soberanes Fire: Community meeting Monday July 25, 2016

posted over 2 years ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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If you missed the meeting here is the video: Periscope

LOCATION: Carmel River School, 15th Avenue & Monte Verde Street, Carmel TIME: 6:00 PM

The meeting will be an informational session focused on giving the public up-to-date information and answering questions about the Soberanes fire.

Fire information is available online…

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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

posted over 2 years ago by pgcaptain from PG CERT
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Forwarded from Demetrius Kastros, Training Chief of the Monterey Fire Department's Community Emergency Response Team. CERT training is free an open to all residents of Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, and other local communities:

CERT is offering a new class! If you would like to attend the CERT class in September,…

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Sources of information about Soberanes Fire

posted over 2 years ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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BigSurKate's blog. Go to https://bigsurkate.wordpress.com. A reliable up-to-date source of information. Both official reports and reports from residents in the area. Cal Fire. Go to www.fire.cal.gov. Daily incident report with key information in one place.

Soberanes Fire Information at 0700 July 25

posted over 2 years ago by pgcaptain from PG CERT
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Evacuation Info:

Mandatory:

Rocky Creek

Weston Ridge Road (AKA Garrapata Ridge Road)

Palo Colorado Road

Highway 1 at Old Coast Road south to Old Coast Road at Bixby Creek Road

Garrapatos Road

All residents are required to evacuate the designated area immediately!

Advisory:

The community of Carmel Highlands, South…

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New pre-evacuation warnings for Soberanes Fire

posted over 2 years ago by pgcaptain from PG CERT
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FROM THE WEBSITE OF KSBW, Channel 8

****Residents in the Rancho San Carlos, White Rock and San Rancho Clemente areas are asked to be prepared to leave immediately if a mandatory evacuation is ordered.

The fire, which began about 8:30 a.m. Friday, has scorched 10,262 acres and is 5 percent…

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National Night Out in Pacific Grove on August 2

posted over 2 years ago by pgcaptain from PG CERT
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On Tuesday, August 2, the Pacific Grove Police Department is sponsoring our town's participation in the National Night Out Program at the PG Police Department at Forest Avenue and Pine Avenue from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Others involved in public safety, such as the Monterey Fire Department and the…

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