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Red Cross Issues Heat Safety Tips as Temperatures Climb

Red Cross Issues Heat Safety Tips as Temperatures Climb

It’s hot out there and the soaring temperatures can be dangerous. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to help stay safe when it’s hot outside. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN YOUR VEHICLE. The inside temperature of the car can quickly reach 120 degrees. Other heat safety steps include: Stay hydrated, drink […]

Red Cross Earthquake Safety Tips Available

Red Cross Earthquake Safety Tips Available

This earthquake was felt throughout the area and I wanted to share some safety tips on earthquakes that are always relevant. Because of the holiday, I am available by phone, Skype and email if you have any questions. http://redcross.org/earthquake — view full tips here and use as you see fit. Protecting your family • Talk […]

American Red Cross Receives $273,000 Donation From Macy’s for California Wildfire Relief

American Red Cross Receives $273,000 Donation From Macy’s for California Wildfire Relief

After wildfires devastated communities in northern and southern California, the American Red Cross has received a $273,000 donation from Macy’s to fund wildfire relief and recovery efforts in California. A check presentation will be held at the Thousand Oaks Macy’s in the women’s department at 590 W. Hillcrest Drive at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, February […]

Ojai | Red Cross to Open Nordoff High School for Evacuees

Ojai | Red Cross to Open Nordoff High School for Evacuees

Please be advised teams of Red Cross volunteers will be opening a shelter at Nordhoff High School in Ojai at 8 p.m. in response to the evacuation orders issued by Ventura County. Additional volunteers are on standby should any shelters need to be opened in other areas. It is important that if residents are evacuated […]

Preparedness Tips from the American Red Cross

Preparedness Tips from the American Red Cross

As our region braces for the incoming storm system, I wanted to share some preparedness tips that I that could be of help to your audience. The Red Cross is known for its response to emergencies, but it is our mission to help others be prepared for emergencies. One of the most important things is […]

Local Red Cross Exec Director Kimberly Coley Promoted

Local Red Cross Exec Director Kimberly Coley Promoted

Kimberly Coley has been named the Chief Development Officer of the Gold Country Region of the American Red Cross. After more than four years with the Red Cross, Coley will continue to passionately build personalized relationships with donors, volunteers, businesses and community partners to increase awareness of the Red Cross mission. Coley accepted the promotion […]

Red Cross Receives Nearly $300K Donation From Macy’s for Wildfire Relief

Red Cross Receives Nearly $300K Donation From Macy’s for Wildfire Relief

After wildfires devastated communities in northern and southern California, the American Red Cross has received a $273,000 donation from Macy’s to fund wildfire relief and recovery efforts in California. A check presentation will be held at the Thousand Oaks Macy’s in the women’s department at 590 W. Hillcrest Drive at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, February […]

Red Cross Opening Shelters in Ventura County

Red Cross Opening Shelters in Ventura County

Camarillo, Calif. (January 15, 2018) — The American Red Cross of Ventura County will be opening shelters this afternoon for residents ordered to evacuate due to heavy rains and the risk for debris flow. The Red Cross shelters will be located at: Ventura College at 4667 Telegraph Rd in Ventura Nordhoff High School at 1401 […]

Blaming climate – ignoring incompetence

Blaming climate – ignoring incompetence

  By Paul Driessen Two more raging infernos in California have burned an area nearly ten times the size of Washington, DC. Wildlife and habitats have been torched. Over 8,000 homes and businesses, and nearly the entire town of Paradise, are now ashes and rubble. Cars were partly charred and melted as they escaped the flames, others […]

Here’s the Awesome Way Rams Players are Helping Out Wildfire Victims

Here’s the Awesome Way Rams Players are Helping Out Wildfire Victims

    By Jena Greene | Reporter   Southern California had a tough week. Between the Thousand Oaks shooting and wildfires ravaging over 70,000 acres of the Los Angeles suburbs, Californians need a little hope. (RELATED: Packers Fans May Have Just Crowned LA As The Worst Sports City In America) Which is exactly why the captains of the Los […]

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