Community Safety and Awareness Report for Friday, September 9th, 2011

•On September 12th to the 14th, the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office will be testing the Reverse 911 system countywide. If you receive one of these test calls please DO NOT call the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Office personnel will be making phones calls to various community members to make sure the test worked.

•The Humboldt County Health and Human Services mobile outreach program will return to the Redway First Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 13th, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Staff will be on hand to help with MediCal and CalFresh Food Stamps program applications, make a referral for mental health services, provide a car seat if a parent needs one for their child. For more information, call 441-4650.

•PG&E has announced that a new date has been selected for the Garberville planned outage.  The outage will now take place Sunday, September 25th, from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.  They will be taking steps to improve and upgrade the electric system in the area before storm season, including replacing nine poles and fixing more than 2,500 feet of power lines. The outage will affect approximately 2,700 customers. Anyone affected will be notified by mail.

•Tune in tonight at 7pm for the Pilot’s Lounge.  That’s tonight from 7 to 8pm, here, on KMUD.

•And tune into KMUD Sunday, September 11th, as we join the Pacifica Radio network in memorializing events tens years ago and investigating who we have become as a country since then.  Listen to: 9/11’s Footprint on America: Ten Years Later.  Beginning with Amy Goodman and Democracy Now at 9 am, you will hear voices, perspectives, and lively debate that are often shut out of the mainstream dialogue and overshadowed by the roar of corporate media. That’s Sunday, September 11th, starting at 9am right here on the ‘MUD.

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