El Dorado County Local News: Resilience


All Local Resilience News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/15/2024
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Most of South Lake Tahoe’s water and sewer systems were built in the 1950s and 1960s. Additional investments are needed to avoid costly emergency projects.

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02/06/2024
California’s utility regulators are exploring energy bill reforms that would structure charges based on household income. If done correctly, the change shift the cost for maintaining the grid to higher earners who can afford it.

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02/05/2024
The storm fed off of unusually warm waters as it grew. It also reached “bomb cyclone” status as it neared California.

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01/24/2024
An updated earthquake hazard map from USGS shows a high shaking risk in California.

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01/23/2024
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Senator Marie Alvarado-Gil’s Wildfire Smoke and Health Outcomes Data Act would allow state agencies to track and monitor air pollution, population exposure, and cases of adverse health outcomes due to wildfire smoke.

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01/23/2024
Hundreds of San Diego homes and businesses were damaged or ruined in devastating floods after punishing rainfall fell on Jan. 22.

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01/18/2024
If you’re driving on Interstate 80, you might spot a billboard displaying an animal wildfire mascot. But it isn’t Smokey Bear. It’s Burnie the Bobcat, with a new slogan: Only you can decide our fiery future.

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01/17/2024
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U.S. Senators Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) introduced bipartisan legislation to develop guidelines for state and local governments to improve emergency evacuation preparedness.

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01/16/2024
Our understanding and preparedness have come a long way since Southern California’s magnitude 6.7 earthquake in 1994. We’re still learning from that destructive temblor.

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01/12/2024
A 20-year experiment in the Sierra Nevada confirms that different forest management techniques are effective at reducing the risk of catastrophic wildfire in California.

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01/10/2024
Residents of fire-torn Grizzly Flat often spoke of the community bulletin board next to the post office as a conduit for information.

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01/03/2024
Two-thirds of community college students in California admit to struggling to meet basic needs. The California Community Colleges’ Student Ambassador Program has empowered more than 50 students to act as resource guides to help them.

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01/02/2024
Pioneer Community Energy, a not-for-profit electricity provider, is expanding service into Grass Valley and Nevada City beginning in January 2024.

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12/26/2023
Prescribed burns, used to limit destructive wildfires, are growing in frequency at California State Parks. But as the smoke drifts into residential areas, it’s easy to see why many Californians are concerned about the health impacts.

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12/21/2023
The Bureau of Reclamation, which manages federal water such as the Central Valley Project, has a new regional director for the California-Great Basin Region.

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12/19/2023
An effort spearheaded by the Newsom administration and congressional leaders resulted in Congress authorizing and accelerating the transfer of seven C-130 aircraft from the U.S. Coast Guard to CalFire, expanding California’s firefighting fleet.

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12/15/2023
Darby Patterson, a local journalist, novelist and bronze sculptor, will soon unveil her latest work: a bronze monument dedicated to the Heroes of the Caldor Fire.

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12/11/2023
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Are you thinking of heading into the backcountry this winter? If so, you should take an avalanche safety course approved by the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education.

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12/11/2023
Tahoe National Forest is now seeking public comment for the Big Jack East: Targeted Grazing Project, which proposes the use of targeted grazing to reduce fuels on up to 2,012 acres of Forest Service lands in northeastern Placer County near Truckee.
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