Mike Mohler Portrait with background Read more about Podcast #79: Lifetime of Emergencies Nearly Sent California Fire Battalion Chief Past the Point of No Return

In episode #79 we are grateful to have CALFIRE Battalion Chief Mike Mohler as our guest. Reaching us via Zoom during this pandemic, he speaks candidly about his “implosion” on the job, which led him to seek professional help. Chief Mohler speaks of Post Traumatic... Read MoreRead more about Podcast #79: Lifetime of Emergencies Nearly Sent California Fire Battalion Chief Past the Point of No Return

Big Basin Redwoods State Park Read more about Podcast #78: CZU Torches Big Basin Redwoods, We Will Make Memories Here Again

In this episode (#78) we talk with Chris Spohrer, District Superintendent,  California State Parks, Santa Cruz District. He talks to us about the devastation to the Big Basin Redwoods State Park done by the CZU Lightning Complex Fire when it swept through beginning on... Read MoreRead more about Podcast #78: CZU Torches Big Basin Redwoods, We Will Make Memories Here Again

A woman, on a balcony, wears a face mask to protect herself against very dangerous level of air pollution created by nearby wildfires Read more about Podcast #77: Health Concerns with the Toxic Soup that is Wildfire Smoke

In this episode (#77) we talk with two experts on the dangers of exposure to wildfire smoke. Our guests are:   Sumi Hoshiko is an environmental epidemiologist with the Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Center for Healthy Communities, in the California... Read MoreRead more about Podcast #77: Health Concerns with the Toxic Soup that is Wildfire Smoke

Brittani Peterson Read more about Podcast #76 – California Contact Tracing: On the Job with Brittani Peterson

This is part-2 of our conversation with contact tracer Brittani Peterson. In part-1, episode #75, Brittani was just wrapping up her training and was about to begin her work reaching out to people who had recently tested positive for coronavirus. Now, Brittani is more... Read MoreRead more about Podcast #76 – California Contact Tracing: On the Job with Brittani Peterson

Brittani Peterson Read more about Podcast #75: Contact Tracing to Help Stop the Spread of Covid-19

In this episode of All Hazards we take a look at “contact tracing.” We began hearing about this in earnest shortly after the coronavirus hit. Health officials are trying to find out who’s had it, where they might have gotten it and with whom they’ve been in... Read MoreRead more about Podcast #75: Contact Tracing to Help Stop the Spread of Covid-19