SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Sunday declaring May 3-9, 2020 as “Wildfire Preparedness Week” in the state of California.
The text of the proclamation follows:
Over the last three years, California has experienced five of the deadliest wildfires and seven...
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A claw hammer sparked the 2018 Ranch Fire, the largest wildfire in modern California history, according to a report issued by Cal Fire on Thursday.
The Ranch Fire, which broke out July 27, 2018, joined with other fires to scorch about 459,000 acres as the Mendocino Complex Fire, began as a spark thrown...
SACRAMENTO – Building on lessons learned from past catastrophic wildfires, Governor Gavin Newsom Friday proclaimed a state of emergency throughout California ahead of the coming fire season.
Newsom is directing his administration to immediately expedite forest management projects that will protect...
The Rye Fire is 93 percent contained and the Creek Fire is 95 percent contained, according to a Sunday evening update from CalFire and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The Rye Fire stands at 6,049 acres burned. No evacuations or road closures are in effect.
One firefighter was injured,...
CalFire and the Los Angeles County Fire Department updated residents on the status of the Rye Fire and Creek Fire, as well as evacuation locations and road closures as of Friday at 6 p.m.
County and local firefighters, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies, along with other police agencies, county...
With the recent Sage Fire in Stevenson Ranch and now the Sand Fire, people are seeing how the use of firefighting aircraft can help the ground units get an advantage on a fire.
Looking at all of the different types of aircraft flying over the fire, we see the ballet they perform, saving lives and property....
EXECUTIVE ORDER B-33-15
WHEREAS on July 31, 2015, I proclaimed a State of Emergency to exist in California due to wildfires burning throughout the state, including those that were burning in Lake and Trinity counties; and
WHEREAS wildfires have burned thousands of acres of land, destroyed structures,...
The State denied the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District’s appeal of a chloride mandate in Sacramento on Friday.
Last week Governor Brown announced a State of Emergency due to record low rainfall — and now CalFire has issued a brush warning months ahead of schedule.
Rene Veluzat, owner...
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After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
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