Yolo County Local News: Resilience


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

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.

California Local Pin Marker From The Mercury News...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

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.

California Local Pin Marker From CapPublicRadio...

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

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.

California Local Pin Marker From Santa Cruz Sentinel...

12/19/2022
Cell phones buzzed 10 seconds ahead of shaking in Northern California.

California Local Pin Marker From Sacramento News & Review...

09/19/2022
In the wake of losing Paradise, Greenville and Grizzly Flats in recent years, the Mosquito Fire nearly wiped another California town off the map—but firefighters and luck saved the Placer County town of Foresthill.

California Local Pin Marker From YubaNet...

04/28/2022
The state of California has released an Extreme Heat Action Plan outlining a comprehensive set of state actions to adapt and strengthen resilience to extreme heat.

California Local Pin Marker From South Tahoe Now...

03/22/2022
Aerosols carried in wildfire smoke plumes that are hundreds of hours old can still affect climate, according to a study out of the University of California, Davis.

California Local Pin Marker From The Sacramento Bee...

10/20/2021
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.

California Local Pin Marker From CapRadio...

05/16/2021
While the federal government has loosened mask mandates, California Health officials announced Monday that masks will be required indoors until June 15.