Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday afternoon that the president has approved California’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration to bolster the state’s emergency response to wildfires across the state.
The Major Disaster Declaration will also support impacted residents in Fresno, Los Angeles,...
SACRAMENTO – The California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection has certified a new vegetation treatment program that will help minimize wildland fire risk across the state while ensuring the highest level of environmental oversight.
The California Vegetation Treatment Program, or CalVTP, will create...
SACRAMENTO — California’s Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, chaired by Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, will hold an informational hearing about wildfires in the state on Tuesday, May 14, starting at 9:30 a.m.
The hearing at California State Capitol in Room 4202...
By Nick Cahill
SACRAMENTO – As the state’s largest utility pursues bankruptcy and with another wildfire season looming, California is teaming with two influential firms to protect residents and its energy grid against climate change.
In a report released Friday, advisers are pushing the Legislature...
By Nathan Solis
California wildfires will become more severe in the future as warmer temperatures give way to drier summers, a decrease in the amount of snow at higher elevations despite above average rainy seasons and, possibly, because humans are too good at putting blazes out, according to a study...
By Nick Cahill
Less than two months after firefighters extinguished a deadly California wildfire deemed the world’s costliest natural disaster in 2018, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s nixing emergency aid to thousands left homeless by the fire.
Trump’s provocative but unconfirmed...
The California State University (CSU) has announced accommodations for applicants affected by recent wildfires who are applying for admission to CSU campuses for the fall 2019 term.
Currently, through the Cal State Apply website, all 23 CSU campuses are accepting applications for admission to the fall...
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On Tuesday, The Home Depot Foundation increased its financial support to $3 million for disaster relief efforts and communities impacted by recent disasters, including Hurricane Florence, Olivia, the California wildfires and flooding in the Midwest.
Ross Stores, Inc. announced Tuesday that the Ross Stores Foundation is making a $75,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross to support those impacted by the devastating wildfires that continue to burn across the state of California.
The funds will help those affected with shelter, food, and services.
By Matthew Renda and Nick Cahill
Despite repeated assurances California has enough water to fight the currently 18 major fires raging throughout the state, the Trump administration said Wednesday it will tell its agencies to suspend environmental rules to provide firefighters with water.
Interstate 5 in the Castaic area in northern Los Angeles County will be reduced from four lanes to two lanes in the northbound or southbound direction between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 2-4, Caltrans announced Thursday.
College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook received the rarely-awarded O – C (pronounced “oh bar see”) award from FivePoint at a community celebration event held to celebrate her 35 years of leadership at COC.
Children’s Bureau is seeking foster families and now offers two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption.
The Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is proud to announce that the club has won top honors within Zonta International’s Add Your Voice Campaign for installing the largest number of new members throughout the Zonta world in 2023.
California State University, Northridge is the No. 2 public university in California and the No. 12 public university in the nation, according to the Wall Street Journal/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. ranking.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed eight health care bills that heighten protections for those who provide abortion care, expand the health care workforce and protect information about reproductive health care.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath that will examine how the County can support the film production industry and keep it anchored in the region.
Former California poet laureate Dana Gioia will explore “The Enchantment of Poetry” on Thursday, Oct. 5, as part of the Gohstand Reading Room Biennial Lecture Series at California State University, Northridge’s University Library.
Join the Los Angeles county Department of Economic Opportunity and the Department of Public Health for town halls throughout Los Angeles County to provide feedback on a potential new law that will allow residents to legally operate a minature restaurant in their home kitchen, or a Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation, also known as MEHKOs.