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2019-01-16 22:32 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – All Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in California will be open normal hours of operation on Monday, Jan. 21, the federal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The DRCs are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. They are located at: Butte CountyChico Mall – Former Sears1982 E. 20th St.Chico, CA 95928

2019-01-16 18:21 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) repair andrebuild workshops at Lowe’s stores in West Hills and Ventura beginning tomorrow will startlater than previously scheduled. Due to adverse weather conditions and resulting roadwaytraffic, all workshops will begin at 9 a.m. Depending on the day of the week, the programs werepreviously scheduled to begin at 7 or 8 a.m.

2019-01-16 02:33 - News Release

 SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Malibu Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Los Angeles County will close permanently at 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18. Until then, the center, at the Malibu Courthouse, 23525 Civic Center Way, Malibu, will be open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 pm. DRCs are jointly operated by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). DRCs offer information concerning resources available to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the wildfires.

2019-01-14 21:31 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.

2019-01-14 20:41 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.

2019-01-14 20:27 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.

2019-01-12 02:16 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Over the two months since wildfires in two disparate regions of the state grew into deadly disasters of historic proportions, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have approved more than $347 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans to assist survivors in their recovery.

2019-01-09 02:06 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The deadline for California wildfire survivors to register for federal assistance has been extended to Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Disaster grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are available to eligible homeowners and renters impacted by the mid-November wildfires in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Nearly 26,000 applications from survivors of the Camp, Hill and Woolsey Fires have been received by FEMA to date.

2019-01-08 21:02 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.

2019-01-08 20:39 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.