News Releases for California Wildfires (DR-1731)

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif.? -- Nearly six months removed from the devastation of the wildfires of 2007, Southern California is re-emerging. With helping hands from federal and state agencies, local...
Friday, March 28, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the California Office of Emergency Services (OES) announced today the reimbursement of $2 million to the County of San Diego to...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- The two major firestorms that raged through Southern California in 2003 and 2007 share several notable similarities.  Both began in the third week of October during periods of...
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- California residents whose properties were damaged by October and November wildfires may be eligible for disaster tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- It has happened in every state in America, every U.S. territory and the District of Columbia. It happens an average of 31 times each year. It could happen soon where you live...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 00:00
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- A valuable classroom project to teach emergency preparedness to elementary school children was presented in the Poway Unified School District today.  The hands-on course, called...
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 00:00
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- A valuable classroom project to teach emergency preparedness to elementary school children was presented in the Poway Unified School District today. The hands-on course...
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- A new classroom project to teach emergency preparedness to elementary school children was unveiled in the Los Angeles Unified School District today.? The course was presented to...
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- "Okay, Alex, I'll take mitigation for $200." You've probably not heard anyone ask Alex Trebek that particular question in the 24 years he's hosted Jeopardy on TV.? The show's...
Monday, January 28, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- Three months after wildfires raged through Southern California, state and federal disaster assistance has reached nearly $140 million to help pay for firefighting, debris removal...
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- For years, Crestline, California resident Katherine Gigandet and her trained service dog, Pilot, have volunteered to help others.? Among her many projects is a prison program...
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif.?-- Fire-resistant building materials, proper screening against embers, correct defensible space and adequate insurance coverage top the list of subjects explored by California...
Saturday, January 12, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- Eleven weeks after Southern California wildfires were declared a presidential disaster, state and federal assistance has reached more than $126 million to help pay for...
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- The registration period closes today, Jan. 9, ?for those who took a direct hit from Southern California wildfires. The deadline to apply for federal and state disaster...
Monday, January 7, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- ?Wildfires that raged through Southern California last fall spoke no common tongue, yet needed no translation. Residents whose homes were damaged by wildfire or heavy rainfall...
Saturday, January 5, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- There is less than a week left to apply for federal and state disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA...
Friday, January 4, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- The major disaster declaration issued for the Southern California wildfires on Oct. 24, 2007, has been expanded to include flooding, mud flows, and debris flows directly related...
Friday, January 4, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif.? -- ?The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is joining state and local officials in encouraging preparations for winter storms that could cause flooding, mud and debris...
Thursday, January 3, 2008 - 00:00
PASADENA, CA -- Individuals who have financial costs as a result of the wildfires have one week remaining to register for federal and state assistance, according to the Federal Emergency Management...
Sunday, December 30, 2007 - 00:00
PASADENA, Calif. -- The deadline for Southern California residents to apply for federally-funded Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008. The program is funded by the...

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