Category Archive: General

posted On 3/27/2019 6:31 PM In General

Donating blood helps save lives each and everyday!

posted On 3/13/2019 7:50 PM In General

Winter 2018-2019 has been a very newsworthy season all across the country.  Snow fell throughout the midwest on what seemed like a weekly basis.  Las Vegas even saw enough snowfall for schools to have a rare snow day.  West Hollywood, in the land of sunny California, had snowfall throughout the hills, the first time since 1962.

posted On 1/9/2019 9:00 PM In General

Happy New Year from Civil Dispatch! The new year brings about a fresh start. It’s a time for analyzing, reorganizing and reprioritizing what is most important in your life. Amidst all of the resolutions you and your loved ones have made, we encourage you to take time to reflect on the safety precautions and preparations that are in place in your life.

posted On 11/16/2018 5:41 PM In General

Over the last week, wildfires have scorched parts of California, leaving communities devastated. Thousands of homes have been evacuated as firefighters continue to battle the blaze. Whether you live in a different part of California or are thousands of miles away looking to offer support, there are a number of ways you can help support wildfire victims and firefighters at this time.

posted On 11/7/2018 4:36 PM In General

Some are already setting up Christmas trees while others cling to turkey and pumpkin pie for a few more weeks. Whichever mindset you’ve adopted, the holiday season is practically here. The holiday seasons can be stressful and overwhelming, filled with chaos and commotion. In order to help you prepare for the coming weeks, we’ve put together a quick dos and don’ts holiday checklist to help simplify the season.

posted On 11/1/2018 12:08 AM In General

Today, we are going to prepare you for something we’ve never prepared you for before: a zombie apocalypse. Here are our best tips you need to know in order to survive.

posted On 10/24/2018 10:00 AM In General

October is the unofficial start of cold and flu season, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. While the illness activity spikes from December to February, cases pop up as early as October. Here are some best practices to help maintain your health over the next few months.

posted On 10/18/2018 9:23 PM In General

For some, October means trips to the apple orchard or pumpkin patch. Hayrack rides and corn mazes. Meanwhile, The more daring look to conquer the city’s scariest haunted houses. All of the decorating and fall festivities can only mean one thing: Halloween is rapidly approaching. Before you and your family dress up in your costumes, take a minute to review these Halloween tips to keep everyone safe.

posted On 10/10/2018 7:31 PM In General

Less than a week ago, CNN announced that Facebook experienced its “worst hack ever.” In mid-September, Facebook engineers noticed unusual activity on the platform. The cyber attack was the worst the social media site has ever had, affecting more than 50 million users.

posted On 9/19/2018 6:10 PM In General

Whenever Mother Nature strikes next, whether you are evacuating and moving inland or bunkering down, here are five ways to prepare your home after it’s been storm-guarded.