Emergency preparedness workshop coming up
First District Supervisor Susan Gorin will host a community workshop at Altimira Middle School on Saturday, May 4, focused on emergency preparedness. Representatives from Sonoma County Emergency Management, U.C. Master Gardeners, Fire Safe Sonoma, Permit Sonoma and the Sonoma Ecology Center will cover county-level preparedness including emergency alerts, evacuation planning and COPE (Citizens organized to Prepare for Emergencies); home hardening; and firewise landscaping. Runs 9 a.m.-noon. Altimira is located at 17805 Arnold Dr.