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 CalMatters...

04/11/2024
A California Republican’s bill would exempt low and middle income wildfire victims from solar panels requirements on rebuilt homes that didn’t have them when they burned down.

California Local Pin Marker From Manteca Bulletin...

04/03/2024
Manteca Fire responded to 168 fires in Ripon, providing coverage in cases when the single available fire engine and team were engaged.

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04/02/2024
It quickly became clear that Elon Musk’s SpaceX was responsible for the show. The lights were a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 22 new Starlink satellites into orbit. The rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base at 7:30 p.m., and it’s trail was visible from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park.

California Local Pin Marker From Manteca Bulletin...

03/27/2024
Intended to reduce fire danger as summer approaches, the City of Manteca’s annual Weed Abatement Program begins May 1, enforcing the City’s weed ordinance requiring grass and weeds be under 6 inches in height.

California Local Pin Marker From San Joaquin Valley Sun...

03/22/2024
Following strong February rains, the Bureau of Reclamation announced increases in Central Valley Project water allotments.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

03/07/2024
For many living on the Yurok Tribe’s reservation, which lies in and around Humboldt County, access to electricity has been spotty for years — if that access has existed at all. 

California Local Pin Marker From Los Angeles Times...

03/02/2024
A tornado stuck Kings county briefly, and another touched down in Madera county, as favorable conditions came together during a powerful winter storm which swept the region.

California Local Pin Marker From Los Angeles Times...

02/26/2024
State officials determined that Rancho Palos Verdes can utilize an already-established state of emergency to expedite landslide stabilization efforts as the crisis escalates.

California Local Pin Marker From California Local...

02/07/2024
Image for display with article titled Where to Find Emergency Information in San Joaquin County

Keep these online resources handy in case of floods, fires, quakes and other disasters

California Local Pin Marker From CalMatters...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From Los Angeles Times...

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

California Local Pin Marker From SF Gate...

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

California Local Pin Marker From Los Angeles Times...

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

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From Los Angeles Times...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From EdSource...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From Monterey Herald...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From San Joaquin Valley Sun...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From Escalon Times...

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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