Urgent: More Whitmore Landowners Needed For $5 Million Wildfire Mitigation Project

Residents of Whitmore, that bucolic hamlet of 1000 or so residents nestled in the forested Sierra/Cascade foothills 30 miles east of Redding are encouraged to attend an urgent meeting of the Whitmore Fire Safe Council on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at… Continue Reading

Deadline Extended to Apply for FEMA Disaster Assistance

The deadline for California wildfire survivors to register for federal assistance has been extended to Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Disaster grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are available to eligible homeowners and renters impacted by the mid-November wildfires in Butte,… Continue Reading


Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers Serve Displaced Fire Survivors

Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) will visit three locations in northern California beginning Thursday, Jan. 3. MDRCs are jointly operated by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Much like their… Continue Reading

Community Recovery Team (CRT) Forms To Help Carr and Delta Fire Survivors

The 2018 Carr and Delta Fires have had a significant impact on members of our community, local businesses and the surrounding natural environment, leaving close to 1,100 homes destroyed and many others damaged. Government agencies like Federal Emergency Management Agency… Continue Reading

Carr Fire Debris Removal Process Nears Completion

Nearly four months ago, the Carr Fire ripped through Shasta County destroying homes in the community. California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) originally projected the first week of December as the deadline for having debris removal complete. As of today,… Continue Reading