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December 3, 2007
PASADENA, Calif.? -- When the recent wildfires whipped through Southern California, they leveled more than buildings. For more than 2,000 families, the flames destroyed their security - their homes...
December 3, 2007
PASADENA, Calif.? -- The recent wildfires hit remote areas of California hard, compounding challenges faced by disaster victims. One of the thorniest-and perhaps the most critical-is finding safe,...
November 30, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- As wet weather arrives, state and federal officials urge Californians affected by the 2007 fires to take precaution against flooding and landslides that may occur as a result...
November 30, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Free professional advice to help home and business owners toughen up their property against fires, storms and other assaults of nature is available through Dec. 13. Specialists...
November 30, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Five weeks after the California wildfires, more than $10.6 million, for housing and other disaster-related needs, is in the hands of Californians who live in the disaster-...
November 29, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- They did not show up two-by-two, but for many of San Diego's four-legged creatures - and a sizable number of its two-legged ones as well - the Del Mar Fairgrounds was a refuge...
November 29, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Whether it's puppies, parakeets or pythons, Californians love their pets and leaving them behind when disaster strikes is not an option. San Diego had a disaster pet plan for the...
November 29, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Staying in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the best way to keep your application for federal and state disaster assistance on track. "We have a well...
November 28, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has begun awarding grants to individuals and households through the State Supplemental Grant Program (SSGP), officials with...
November 26, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- The state of California, along with county and city officials, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Local Assistance Center (LAC) near the Malibu area...
November 25, 2007
PASADENA, Calif.?-- Homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the most recent Malibu fire may register for disaster assistance from federal and state agencies along with Southern California...
November 23, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- One month after President Bush signed a disaster declaration, $9.7 million is in the hands of California wildfire victims who live in the disaster-designated counties of Los...
November 23, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. ? Chief Frank Twohy and his firefighters helped hold back the recent Coronado Hills fire before it could jump into San Elijo Hills. But they weren?t so fortunate several years...
November 21, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Residents who suffered damages from the Southern California wildfires in the affected counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, San Diego...
November 21, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved an $822,438 grant to the California Department of Mental Health for crisis-counseling services for victims of the...
November 20, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Federal and state disaster recovery assistance programs are helping Californians with their recovery from the recent wildfires, and tribal lands in the disaster-declared...
November 16, 2007
PASADENA, Calif.? -- The Disaster Recovery Center at the National Orange Fairgrounds, 689 South "E" Street in San Bernardino, will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)...
November 16, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Less than one month after President Bush signed a disaster declaration, $8.2 million is in the hands of California wildfire victims who live in the disaster-designation counties...
November 16, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Californians who want to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for wages lost because of the destructive Southern California wildfires only have a short time left to...
November 15, 2007
PASADENA, Calif. -- Three Local Assistance Centers in San Diego County will transition to Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) on Monday, Nov. 19. The name change does not change the basic intent:...

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