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The Firesafe Council provides education and training to help local communities prevent wildfires and protect their homes, communities, and the natural environment. The organization takes three approaches: wildfire evacuation workshops, Firewise USA workshops, and hazardous fuel reduction.

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Multiple Agencies Help Out on River Fire Recovery

The River Fire had adverse effects on conveyance systems that supply water to about 175,000 people served by Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District. These agencies and resource conservation districts in Placer and Nevada counties are collaborating with private, state and federal partners to repair damage to the watershed.

(Oct. 21, 2021) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
Nine California Area Codes Switch to 10-Digit Dialing

Beginning Oct. 24, residents who use nine California area codes will be required to dial using 10 digits to make phone calls due to a change in federal rules aimed at creating a nationwide 988 crisis line. The following area codes are affected: 209, 530, 562, 626, 650, 707, 925, 949, and 951.

(Oct. 21, 2021) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report

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Mapping California
In an article by Priya Hutner of the Tahoe Weekly, author, poet and naturalist Obi Kaufmann talks about his latest work: a new book and a documentary film that screens online Sept. 9.

Image caption: California Local Publisher Michael Gelbman talks about his vision for the site’s future.
Tell Us a Story
California Local gives a voice to community volunteers—and the business leaders who make their work possible.

Image caption: Cal Fire personnel engaged in live fire training in Williams, California.
Fighting Fire With Fire
What is California’s Forest Management Task Force and what does it do?

Image caption: The first wave of lightning lit up the Bay Area's late night sky on Aug. 15, 2020.
The Lightning Fires of August
This year's dry lightning storms left the state scrambling to for climate change solutions.

Image caption: <p>The warning system was developed by the California Office of Emergency Services, U.S. Geological Survey, UC Berkeley and Caltech.</p>
Quake Early Warning App Drops

Statewide system launches on 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake,

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