1. Malibu / Canyon Fire -- Road Closure Status

    Thu 25 October 2007
    By John Mark Schofield in Resilience

    I received an e-mail from someone asking about road closures in Malibu after the fire:

    HI JOHN:

    I SAW A BLOG WITH YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION.

    I AM HOPING YOU CAN TELL ME WHETHER OR NOT THERE ARE ROAD CLOSURES IN
    THE MALIBU AREA AS WE ARE TRAVELING WITH MAPQUEST.

    IS ...

    Tagged as: Fire Malibu Topanga
  2. Air Quality Info from EPA

    Thu 25 October 2007
    By John Mark Schofield in Resilience

    Tipster Michelle E. sent in the following:

    EPA Offers Tips to Protect Health from Wildfire Smoke

    During the current wave of forest fires, EPA has the following recommendations on how to protect your health from the effects of smoke.

    • Pay attention to local air quality reports and stay alert to ...
    Tagged as: Malibu Topanga Fire
  3. Malibu Fire Day 3 (Oct 23)

    Tue 23 October 2007
    By John Mark Schofield in Resilience

    I'm at my parent's house, completely safe. I'll be working from there today. Updates follow:

    Update 8:46 AM: CBS's Fire Fact Sheet (Dated 9 PM Oct 22):

    AS OF 9PM
    • 3,800 acres burned
    • More than 200 homes evacuated
    • 1,500 residents evacuated
    • 10 homes ...

    Tagged as: Fire Malibu Topanga
  4. Malibu Fire, Day 2 (Oct 22)

    Mon 22 October 2007
    By John Mark Schofield in Resilience

    Updates will be sketchy today; I'm at work and will be trying to get actual work done. Still evacuated; don't know when I'll be going back. Traffic in general in LA area a complete nightmare today, especially since Topanga is closed to traffic. Two+ hours to get ...

    Tagged as: Fire Malibu Topanga
  5. Personal Update: Malibu Fire

    Sun 21 October 2007
    By John Mark Schofield in Resilience

    I just got the call for voluntary evacuation, and I am heeding the call.

    I have time (can't see flames; they haven't crested any hills around me) so I'm packing up essentials and heading to my parent's house. With cats, which should go over wonderfully with ...

    Tagged as: Fire Malibu Topanga
  6. Malibu Fire

    I canceled hiking this morning; they are advising Topanga residents to listen to radio and television throughout the day in case the fire department issues evacuation orders. I'm putting valuable papers in my car and getting ready to pack up the cats and computers. I was heading south on ...

    Tagged as: Fire Malibu Topanga

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