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Grass Roots Radio Solves Rural NorCal Community’s Disaster Communication Quandary, “Live Prepared Not Scared”

Residents living in one rural Northern California community were tired of feeling helpless during recent wildfires and public safety power

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Governor Newsom Visits Paradise Area Students & Teachers as They Head Back to School

PARADISE – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom visited students in Paradise Ridge Elementary School as they begin their first full week

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Lauren Gill, Town Manager, provides an update on the Camp Fire Recovery progress in Paradise.

Town of Paradise Gets Its First Recovery Report Card

In an effort and desire to have more frequent communications with the Town of Paradise, and to regularly inform the

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State Agencies, Debris Removal Contractors Partner to Reinforce Safety

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), CalRecycle, California Highway Patrol (CHP) and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

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The Cal OES Debris Removal Operation Center (DROC) Provides Tentative Start Dates, Schedule for Debris Removal

Cal OES and CalRecycle, in coordination with local partners, will now provide tentative start dates and a tentative schedule as

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From left to right: Lauren Page, Butte County Representative for Congressman Doug LaMalfa; Greg Eaton, Interim Local Disaster Recovery Manager, Town of Paradise; Tina Walker, Cal OES Operations Branch Director; Jennifer Hogan, Cal OES Long Term Recovery Hazard Mitigation Advisor; Clara Beckett, County Commissioner Precinct 2, Bastrop County TX; Lauren Gill, Paradise Town Manager; Grace Koch, Cal OES State Director Recovery Coordinator; Kim Vann, State Director, USDA Office of Rural Development; Robert Troy, FEMA Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator

Paradise Town Leaders Hear Lessons Learned From the Worst Wildfire in Texas History

During Labor Day weekend of 2011, three separate fires merged into one to form the Bastrop County Complex Fire approximately

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Cots in a shelter with belongings from evacuees

State and Federal Agencies Supporting Camp Fire Shelters with Specialized Resources and Health Professionals

SACRAMENTO,  Calif. – As first responders continue to work tirelessly to contain the Camp Fire and protect the communities evacuated,

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Governor Brown Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to Support Communities Impacted by Wildfires

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that the White House has approved California’s request for a Presidential Major Disaster

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California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Communities Impacted by Wildfires

SACRAMENTO – Acting Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that the President and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have granted California’s request, submitted yesterday, for a

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Governor Brown Declares State of Emergency in Butte County Due to Ponderosa Fire

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation for Butte County due to the effects of the Ponderosa Fire, which has burned thousands of acres, damaged critical infrastructure, destroyed homes and caused the evacuation of residents.

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