Governor Brown Takes Action to Protect Communities Against Unprecedented Tree Die-Off

SACRAMENTO – As record drought conditions exacerbate bark beetle infestation that is killing tens of millions of trees across California,

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Recovering from Loss: Be Cautious of Possible Scams Following a Disaster

Image source. Following a disaster, if your home or property has been damaged be aware of individuals that may be

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Cal OES Director Secures Fire Management Assistance Grant from FEMA to Assist Response Agencies Battling Valley Fire

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Director Mark Ghilarducci overnight secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the availability of vital resources to suppress the Valley Fire burning in Lake County. The FMAG also enables local, state and tribal agencies to recover eligible costs.

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Governor Brown Signs Executive Order to Bolster Cybersecurity

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed an executive order to bolster California’s preparedness and response to destructive cyber-attacks, which increase

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Governor Brown Expedites Wildfire Recovery in Trinity, Lake Counties

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency order for Lake and Trinity counties to help residents and businesses

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Lieutenant Governor Newsom Declares State of Emergency in Six Counties Following Severe Storms

SACRAMENTO (July 22, 2015) – Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an emergency proclamation for Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside,

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Cal OES Director Secures Fire Management Assistance Grant from FEMA for CA Fire Agencies to Cover Costs of North Fire in San Bernardino County

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Director Mark Ghilarducci today secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the availability of vital resources to respond to and extinguish the North Fire burning in San Bernardino County. The FMAG also enables local, state and tribal agencies to recover eligible response-related costs.

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What the Heck is a Flex Alert and Why You Should Care

  You know how the lights seem to dim or flicker when the three vacuums, two margarita blenders and seven

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Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in Lake, Tehama Counties for Winter Storms

SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an emergency proclamation for Lake and Tehama Counties due to the effects

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The Rich History of the State Operations Center

  The very first emergency operations center (EOC) in the United States can be traced back to the military before

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Wireless Emergency Alerts: Strengthening Emergency Management Statewide

SACRAMENTO – With more mobile devices than Americans, emergency management personnel view these devices as important assets to alert people

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The Shared Responsibility of Cybersecurity

Cal OES and California Department of Technology lead Statewide Cybersecurity Task Force Meeting in the Bay Area Following a year

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You’ve been hacked, now what?

Yes, it just happened to me. I was hacked! Dozens of my friends and family were wondering about the strange

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Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in Four Counties Following Severe Winter Storms

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation for Marin, Mendocino, San Mateo and Ventura counties due

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