San Joaquin County Local News: Resilience


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

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From Sacramento Bee...

11/13/2023
Much of California could get hit by extreme weather conditions this winter. A major storm is due to hit Northern California this week.

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11/09/2023
More than 1.5 million acres of forest have been burned or scarred in California. Climbers go high in trees to grab pine cones that could help in reforestation.

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11/08/2023
Five years ago, the Camp Fire disrupted lives, followed quickly by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving students in Paradise with few options to connect with others outside of the internet.

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11/08/2023
Five years ago, the Camp Fire killed 85 people and leveled Paradise, Concow and parts of Magalia. Three years ago, PG&E created the Fire Victim Trust to pay out settlements to survivors—but some say they’ve lost hope they’ll ever get their full payments.

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11/08/2023
It’s been a good year for forest managers, with fewer massive wildfires and more precipitation.  At Lake Tahoe, enhanced fire restrictions began in the beginning of August—almost a month later than usual.

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10/26/2023
Forecasters have struggled to understand why tropical storms sometimes blow up into major hurricanes. Scientists have shed some light on this forecasting challenge.

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10/20/2023
California has long had the strongest defensible space rules in the country. Now, it's drafting rules that would make it the first state to limit the vegetation directly next to buildings.

California Local Pin Marker From LodiNews...

10/19/2023
The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a partnership between the Office of Emergency Services and Hold Your Horses to provide critical support during natural disasters and emergencies.

California Local Pin Marker From The Mercury News...

09/19/2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has identified nearly 500 “zones” that are ill-prepared to tolerate flooding, earthquakes, heat waves, wildfires, landslides and other natural hazards. California topped all states with 51 total zones, followed by 35 in Texas and 32 in Florida.

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09/13/2023
Residents living by the Mokelumne River in Lodi say they are still dealing with the aftermath of winter storms from earlier this year. Many living at Casa de Lodi mobile estates say several trees fell into the river after heavy rainfall.

California Local Pin Marker From Tracy Press...

09/08/2023
This fire season Tracy area firefighters got the call to travel north to keep a series of lightning-sparked fires in check.

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09/08/2023
A new study that found human-caused climate warming has increased the frequency of fast-spreading California wildfires has come into question from the unlikeliest of critics—its own lead author.

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08/26/2023
After California lost over 4 million acres to fire in 2020, the state funded Task Force Rattlesnake, with National Guardsmen to assist Cal Fire.

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08/16/2023
It’s a hot August morning at a vineyard in Davis. Researchers with UC Davis are testing to see if a polymer-based solution used on grapes as a barrier against fungus could help protect the fruit from wildfire smoke.

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08/14/2023
CapRadio’s Mike Hagerty spoke with Brian Ferguson, deputy director with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, to learn more about the state’s response.

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08/07/2023
Summer heatwaves can strain California’s electricity supply, prompting energy emergency notifications to appear across highway signs and social media.

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08/01/2023
Caldor Fire survivors are taking on the federal government, claiming the U.S. Forest Service failed to protect Grizzly Flats when the Caldor Fire ignited in August of 2021 and destroyed more than 400 of the 600 homes in the mountain community.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

07/27/2023
As sea levels rise, many countries are considering a controversial strategy: relocation of communities. A Stanford analysis of planned relocations around the world reveals a blueprint for positive outcomes from an approach often considered a last resort.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Bee...

07/20/2023
Luis Yauri Oyola hopes one day to buy a tractor to start a business in Peru; he estimates that he is six years away from that goal, for which he will have spent more than a decade of his life living thousands of miles away from his family. He is on call 24/7 and doesn’t leave the job site except for necessities.