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Effects of The Creek Fire on The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Gets a Closer Look on This New Episode of “Outside Beyond the Lens”

Wildfire devastation gives way to silver linings in the Sierra National Forest. This powerful new production explores the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, now a journey with front-row views of a forest in a state of rebirth.  NORTH FORK, CA – Another episode of “Outside Beyond the Lens” hits close to home for the mountain communities in California living with the ...

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In Preparation for Fire Season, Off the Grid Launches Local Food Responders Program

Bay Area Company Brings Award-Winning Disaster Relief Efforts to Madera and Mariposa County Expanding its Network with Local Restaurants, Food Truck Operators, Caterers and Food Purveyors to Feed Locals when Disaster Strikes, Off the Grid (OTG), the Bay Area’s premier food truck and catering experience company, is preparing Madera and Mariposa County for wildfire season well before disaster strikes. The ...

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Madera Firewise Program

Madera Firewise® Program Empowering neighbors to work together to get wildfire ready NORTH FORK – The Madera Firewise® Program provides guidance and a framework for neighbors to work together to become wildfire ready.  With Title III funding from Madera County, Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation & Development Council (YSRCDC) has partnered with Coarsegold Resource Conservation District (CRCD) to re-establish a Firewise® program ...

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CAL FIRE Grants Available

CAL FIRE Announces Availability of Funding for Projects that Proactively Address Fire Prevention and Forest Health Sacramento – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) announced the availability of up to $317 million for Forest Health, Fire Prevention, Forest Legacy and Forest Health Research grant projects. CAL FIRE is soliciting applications for projects that prevent catastrophic wildfires, ...

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Fundraiser For Creek Fire Recovery

Central Valley Community Bank Raises over $83,000 for Central Sierra Resiliency Fund, Established in September 2020 while the Creek Fire was raging through the Central Sierra mountains, The Fund is dedicated to restore, revitalize and reforest the region. FRESNO – Central Valley Community Bank President and CEO, James M. Ford, announced that the Bank raised over $83,000 for the Central ...

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Wildfire Survivors Should Call FEMA Helpline or Visit DisasterAssistance.gov by Dec. 16

SACRAMENTO – Individuals and households with losses due to the wildfires in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties have just five days left to register for federal aid. These counties are included in federal Disaster 4569, declared initially Oct. 16 for seven counties and expanded later. The deadline is Dec. 16 ...

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Wildfire Survivors Have One Month Left to Register for FEMA Aid

SACRAMENTO – Individuals and households with losses due to the wildfires in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties have one month left to register for assistance from FEMA. The deadline is Dec. 16, 2020. FEMA monetary awards help eligible survivors pay for rent, home repair/replacement and many other serious disaster-related needs, ...

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Creek Fire Survivors: FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center Open in Madera County

SACRAMENTO – A FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center opens in Madera County Tuesday, Nov. 17, for five days to serve wildfire survivors. The intake center is part of the ongoing response and recovery mission for FEMA and the state of California to assist survivors with disaster information. It is located at Mountain Christian Center Church, 40299 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA ...

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Governor Newsom Swears in New CHP Commissioner

SACRAMENTO – Nov. 17 ,2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom today administered the oath of office to California Highway Patrol (CHP) Commissioner Amanda Ray, a historic move making her the first woman in its 91-year history to lead the largest state law enforcement agency in the nation. Newsom appointed Ray as the 16th Commissioner on October 20, 2020, following the retirement ...

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Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company Pledges “1% for the Planet” Donation to Creek Fire Recovery Efforts through the Central Sierra Resiliency Fund

The five year commitment provides a $20,000 minimum donation in its first year, plus outreach and volunteerism to empower revitalization efforts from California’s largest recorded wildfire SHAVER LAKE, CALIFORNIA – The Central Sierra Resiliency Council (Resiliency Fund) proudly partners with Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company (Tioga-Sequoia) to revitalize and restore communities and the more than 379,000 acres of Central Sierra Nevada forest ...

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