Emergency Preparedness Committee: Virtual Safety

Last month we discussed some issues surrounding current practices of scams, identity theft, fraud, unwanted phone calls, etc. Let's revisit some of these as they are becoming more prevalent in our daily interaction over the Internet, telephone, and with credit card use. Did you read a recent article in the OC Register on password security? It’s a … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: CPR/AED/First Aid Class – Saturday, March 18th at 9:00 a.m. in the Clubhouse

Urgent Call to ACTION We all owe this to our significant others, family, friends and neighbors. We have scheduled a CPR/AED/ FIRST AID Class for Niguel Shores residents (and outside family & friends) for Sat., March 18 from 9:00 a.m. until Noon in the clubhouse. This is taught by an experienced and certified instructor & you will receive … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: Earthquakes

The first order of business for this month is to make sure you are prepared for a very SPECIAL EVENT. You have until Saturday, February 14 to think about what you are going to do for Valentine's Day. YES, that falls under Emergency Preparedness. Forget that date and you could be in trouble… Just sayin’…. In mid-January, the OC Register published … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: 2017

Ready or not, 2017 has arrived, and we hope you closed out 2016 with wonderful and safe holiday celebrations with family and friends. What about all of those resolutions dancing around in your heads? Exercise, diets, Honey-do's, etc. Why not add a few easy items that will help insure you are BETTER PREPARED to make your home safe & sound in … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: Happy & Safe Holiday Wishes

HAPPY (and SAFE) HOLIDAY WISHES We hope you enjoyed a WONDERFUL Thanksgiving this last month and have stored up enough energy to get you through Christmas and New Years celebrations. But our wishes also include tips on how to be PREPARED and plan for a SAFE holiday season. By taking some basic precautions, you can ensure your whole family remains … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: Earthquake Hazard Hunt

In our last 3 issues we provided reminders & tips on how to prepare for a major earthquake. These preparation steps are critical to protecting your family 24/7 should (and when) and earthquake occurs. Even if we are lucky enough in The Shores to not experience the effects of a major quake, the following steps need to be addressed in every … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: October 2016

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS We are also happy to announce that we now have a second AED that resides in the gatehouse. If you experience a medical emergency the first action step is to ALWAYS call 911. However, if you happen to be, for example, enjoying an activity at the bluff and someone experiences a cardiac episode: FIRST call 911, begin CPR, and … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: Be Prepared

For those of you interested in how to learn how to respond to a natural disaster and aid those in need in Niguel Shores and Dana Point, there is a joint CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) program with Dana Point and Aliso Viejo starting August 11 at the Aliso Viejo City Hall, and then rotating around three cities. If interested, please … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: July Safety

FIRST PRIORITY: Have a wonderful and SAFE 4th of July!! It's a great American holiday—BUT PLEASE make it a safe and sane one. Whether you're enjoying it in Niguel Shores or venturing out to be with friends or family, here are a few things to remember: Always keep an eye out for our little ones. It's a fun & exciting day for them, BUT always … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Committee: Disaster Plan

I realize you couldn't possibly give me 100% credit for the brilliant and informative articles I submit monthly for the SeaShore News, BUT, I'm OK with that IF you read them and pay heed to the tips, suggestions, and very valid direction each provides to keep us safe and aware of possible threats that we face from both natural and man-made … [Read more...]