Tag archives: telecommunications

Interview with 5G Free SB
By Joanne A Calitri   |   June 25, 2020

5G Free SB is a local grassroots group whose mission is, “To advocate for wired technology known as Fiber Optic To The Premises (FTTP) in Santa Barbara County. To stop unnecessary and excessive densification of wireless microwave radio frequency radiation which science has proven to be harmful to our health and the environment. Wired technology […]

Letters to the Editor
By Montecito Journal   |   April 16, 2020

The Uglification of Montecito Ever since the Telecommunications Act of 1996 – passed “to promote competition and reduce regulation in order to secure lower prices and higher quality services for telecommunications consumers and encourage the rapid deployment of new telecommunications technologies” – effectively usurped the rights of local communities to police the crap someone or […]

Montecito Creek Bridge Update
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   July 25, 2019

Caltrans is continuing work to rebuild the Montecito Creek Bridge, which was damaged in the Montecito debris flow in January of 2018. Most of the bridge construction has been completed with further road and creek restoration work ongoing. Barricades and locked gates will continue to secure the Montecito Creek location with detours available via local […]

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   April 12, 2018

Montecito Fire Protection District would like to acknowledge and thank its dispatchers for their dedication, hard work, and expert skills. “They truly are heroes who provided extraordinary service during the Thomas Fire and January 9 debris flow events,” said MFPD rep Jackie Jenkins.  The Montecito Fire Communications Division (South Coast Dispatch) serves the community with […]