Category Archives: CERT

CERT Radio Check Historical archive (obsolete)

by Aaron Grossman Starting March 4 the Old Mountain View CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) will move its monthly radio check to the first Sunday of each month at 7:00 PM. Our volunteer team has conducted this 5 minute radio … Continue reading

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OMNVA CERT – A Decade of Community Service

by Aaron Grossman & Carol Lewis In 2001 OMNVA residents Twana Karney, Julie Wrobel, Tim Johnson, Donnie Foster and Aaron Grossman established Old Mountain View CERT, our own Community Emergency Response Team. It was part of a citywide effort to … Continue reading

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Raffle at the Mixer

by B. Fleeman Our OMVNA earthquake safety gas valve program had over 30 installations. Larry Pasquale, Home Safety 1st, will draw the three $300 refund winners at our June 21 mixer. You don’t have to be present to win, but … Continue reading

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CERT– 62% Chance of Showers & Earthquake

If your home had a 62% chance of a major plumbing or electrical failure by 2030, you wouldn’t wait for the failure to occur, you’d fix the problem in advance. CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) disaster preparation is the same idea. With a 62% chance of a major area quake by 2030, the time to prepare is now. Continue reading

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Automatic Earthquake Shutoff Gas Valve

Do you know how to shut off your gas line? An automatic shutoff gas valve could be a cheap investment to save your photos, cookbooks and home, when you’re not there, an automatic solution, endorsed by CERT and our fire department, that could make our neighborhood safer. Continue reading

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