SARA/Saratoga CERT Picnic summary and pictures: and 

Peter Melhus and Jeff Walker are now Saratoga Assistant Emergency Coordinators as part of SARA and the SCC ARES/RACES.  Peter Commandeur will be the communications lead for Quito/West Valley Division – see updated Saratoga CERT Org Chart at – welcome and congratulations to all! 

New Red Cross Shelter Fundamentals Courses offered in October:  


Santa Clara County Refresher Course – Fire Safety and Utility Hazard– September 19 – Los Gatos –

Saratoga CERT General Membership Meeting – Thursday, September 26 – 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Recreation Portable, Joan Pisani Community Center19655 Allendale Avenue, Saratoga 95070

Santa Clara Countywide Communications Exercise – Saturday, September 28, 2019 – 08:00 am until 02:00 pm – Edith Morley Park, 615 Campbell Technology Pkwy, Campbell, CA – Contact: Ron Jones AJ6EG — 408 316-0854 —   


Shelter Fundamentals – October 10 and 16 – San Jose –

CERT Refresher: Basic Search and Rescue Methods – October 16 – Saratoga –  


PG&E has a 7 day Public Safety Power Shutoff forecast web page.  See  

Saratoga FAQ sheet –    


Online ICS and NIMS Classes (100.c & 700.b) — Visit the Saratoga CERT Resources page for ICS and NIMS course material and resources –

Free ICS 400 Class – December 2019 — Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Management is holding a free ICS 400 class on December 3 and 4. This class can be difficult to find locally. Register by November 28 –