Monterey 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
A roundtable convened by Monterey Bay Economic Partnership and Rep. Jimmy Panetta explored broadband and cellular service in Big Sur. The panel covered strategies to foster the build-out of critical broadband infrastructure.

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02/09/2024
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The 246th Battalion of the California Cadet Corps of Greenfield High School had 15 cadets attend the Winter Wilderness Skills Course to earn their Specialized Training Ribbon.

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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
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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01/22/2024
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Thousands of California homeowners can apply for Earthquake Brace + Bolt grants, including in all four cities in South Monterey County.

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01/22/2024
As the FAIR Plan writes more fire-insurance policies, homeowners complain about poor service, rising costs and threats of getting kicked off.

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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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01/10/2024
Like the redwoods that survived the devastating CZU fire of 2020, the McHenry family is resilient. That fateful August conflagration ruined a promising crop at Beauregard Vineyards.

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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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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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12/20/2023
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The city of Soledad received an early Christmas gift at the Cookies with Santa event: a $50,000 T-Mobile Hometown Grant to upgrade the Soledad Community Center.

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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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12/06/2023
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The Monterey County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a long-term recovery plan for the North County community of Pajaro on Dec. 6.

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11/29/2023
2023 has broken climate records, accompanied by extreme weather which has left a trail of devastation, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

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11/22/2023
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