Another earthquake strikes Palo Alto!

Another earthquake strikes Palo Alto!

On Nov 11, 2017, a major earthquake struck Ross Ct in Palo Alto CA. Here’s the full report. 21 residents, 3 dogs, and 4 cats smelled gas leaks, watched a transformer fizzle and spark, and were without water and power for several days. Afterward, they were joined...
On the ground after Hurricane Harvey

On the ground after Hurricane Harvey

  A few days after Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas coast, we found out about this exceptional case of spontaneous leadership in Rockport TX. Thanks to the generosity of many individuals, and a fortunate conjunction of circumstances, we are working on our...
Getting rid of your nightlight could save your life

Getting rid of your nightlight could save your life

  Flashlights. They’re on every list of Things You Should Have in Case of Emergency. Keep one in your car, in your briefcase, next to your bed. That’s good advice. But let’s talk about the one next to your bed. Are the batteries still good? Is it buried in that...