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2015 San Pedro Prep Softball Preview -

Friday, May 1, 2015

Art Preview: ‘Non-Native’ by Ingrid Dietrich -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

San Pedro Prep Baseball 2015 Preview -

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Recapping The Final Gaffey Street Community Workshop -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tiffany Torres Bears Down For Success At POLA High -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

San Pedro Fish Market Launches Scholarship Contest -

Thursday, January 15, 2015

San Pedro’s Rita Fiorenza Is A Basketball Revelation -

Thursday, January 15, 2015

‘No Lane Reductions’ As Gaffey Street Redevelopment Plans Move Forward -

Friday, January 9, 2015

San Pedro Prep Sports 2014 Fall Review -

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

LAPD Harbor Division and Philie B’s Pizza To Host Charity Events This Weekend -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

San Pedro Holiday Parade Returns Sunday with a Twist -

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Winter Wonderland Comes To The Waterfront -

Monday, December 1, 2014

One-Way Streets May Come to Downtown San Pedro -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

San Pedro’s Two Newest Volleyball Skyscrapers: Allison Kittell & Tracy Folchi -

Monday, November 10, 2014

San Pedro and POLA Prep Girls Cross-Country Preview: Running For More Glory -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

International Craft Beer Festival Comes to Crafted This Weekend -

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Second Workshop for Urban Greening Project Receives Warm Reception from Community -

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Construction of Mixed-Use Apartment Complex on Gaffey Could Begin Next Spring -

Thursday, September 25, 2014

UPDATE: Blaze Inside Port of L.A. in Wilmington Nearly Contained; Air Quality Deemed ‘Safe’ -

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

San Pedro High Football Off To Another Strong Start -

Monday, September 22, 2014

Free CERT-Training Provided by Los Angeles Fire Department

The city of Santa Clarita is once again offering Community Emergency Response Training, starting Jan. 16, 2014. This FEMA-approved program will teach residents how to respond in the face of life-threatening disasters.

As police officers, fire fighters and city officials prepare for all possible emergency situations, the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is providing free training to help citizens prepare by teaching them basic survival skills in the face of natural disasters and other life-threatening situations.

The CERT program will hold free classes for San Pedro-area residents starting on Monday, January 6 and continue for seven Monday’s, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Normandale Recreation Center, 22400 Halldale Avenue in the Harbor Gateway.

All classes are instructed by local firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“CERT is a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens may initially be on their own and their actions can make a difference,” according to the CERT website, run by the Los Angeles Fire Department. “While people will respond to others in need without the training, one goal of the CERT program is to help them do so effectively and efficiently without placing themselves in unnecessary danger.”

In CERT training, citizens will learn to, manage utilities and put out small fires, treat the three medical killers by opening airways, controlling bleeding, and treating for shock, provide basic medical aid, search for and rescue victims safely, organize themselves and spontaneous volunteers to be effective and collect disaster intelligence to support first responder efforts.

CERT is a program certified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and requires no previous knowledge to complete.

All participants in the interactive training series will listen to lectures and videos, in addition to participating in skills assessments and demonstrations.

The program focuses on “comprehensive emergency preparedness education and emphasizes the importance of preplanning and contingency planning to ensure the safety of family, friends and co-workers during times of crises.”

CERT Participants will practice treating life-threatening conditions through a method used by first responders called Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment, or START.

By the end of the course, trainees will be able to identify the proper courses of action and organize available resources according to the appropriate disaster situation. The course culminates with a disaster simulation during the final session.

Registration for the upcoming free CERT training is now open, participants must be 18 years or older. For more information on the CERT program, call 310-320-3027 or e-mail, girlscoutkaty@hotmail.com.

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