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Cal OES Launches to Help October Wildfire Survivors

Link to Cal OES News Release October 20, 2017 Cal OES Launches to Help October Wildfire Survivors Cal OES has launched a “one-stop shop” website dedicated to helping survivors and supporters of the October 2017 wildfires, and anyone else interested in learning more. It’s an easy address to remember: Once there, visitors will find … Continued

PG&E Gas Crews in Fountaingrove 10/21

PG&E Press Release 10/21/2017 Several hundred PG&E and contract workers are working to restore gas to every customer in Sonoma County and that restoration includes making repairs to gas facilities in the Fountaingrove and Mark West Springs areas of Santa Rosa today and tomorrow.  Following standard safety practices, crews will need to vent natural gas … Continued

County of Sonoma Prepares for Re-entry into Burn Zones (Unincorporated Areas)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 21, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: 707-573-4765 PUBLIC CONTACT: 707-565-3856 Link to Nixle Alert SANTA ROSA, CA – The County of Sonoma has been preparing for residents to reenter and inspect their homes and properties affected by recent wildfires. This re-entry needs to be conducted safely and in an orderly manner. The process … Continued

New area open: Bennett Valley and Kenwood

October 21, 2017 1:15 p.m. Link to Nixle Alert The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is opening the county areas of Bennett Valley and Kenwood areas to limited, restricted re-entry of burned out areas. Only residents and property owners will be allowed entry into these areas. There are two checkpoints for entry. They will be at … Continued

Governor Issues Executive Order to Help Remove Hazardous Waste

10-21-2017 Link to Governor’s Press Release GOVERNOR BROWN ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO HELP REMOVE HAZARDOUS WASTE FROM WILDFIRE-IMPACTED NEIGHBORHOODS SACRAMENTO – Building on efforts to help streamline the recovery in communities impacted by California’s devastating wildfires, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order allowing the federal government to help with the initial … Continued

New areas open: Glen Ellen Community

October 21, 2017: 10:55 AM Link to Nixle Alert The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is lifting evacuation orders in the following areas.  If you live in these areas, you can return home now.  There will be more law enforcement personnel in your neighborhood to keep you safe.  You do not need to check in with … Continued

CAL FIRE: Limited Reentry into Some Destroyed Areas

October 20, 2017: 12:30 p.m. Link to CAL FIRE News Release Mandatory evacuation orders remain in effect for certain areas that have been impacted by fire. However, the City of Santa Rosa and County of Sonoma have begun to allow residents to return and visit specific damaged and destroyed areas, this is known as controlled … Continued

Red Cross Response to Deadly Wildfires in California Continues

October 20, 2017 Link to News Release The American Red Cross is in California, providing shelter, food and comfort as residents cope with the deadly wildfires in the state. While residents of some communities have been allowed to return home, some people remain under mandatory evacuation orders As many as 27,400 homes are threatened by … Continued

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