Gov. Newsom requests disaster declaration in response to CA wildfires

Photo of Berkeley during fire season
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In response to the wildfire crisis that has swept several California counties, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration. State and federal governments are working together to improve fire resilience across California's landscape.

On Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration in response to the recent wildfire crisis in California counties.
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Vote no on Measure FF

We love our parks. So why vote no on Measure FF, the continuation of a parcel tax to fund wildfire protection and restoration of “natural habitat”? According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, this tax funds cutting trees and pesticide use. The University of California and the Claremont Canyon Conservancy
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FEMA grants BART $6.8M to boost security

BART applied for the FEMA grant in June and competed with other transit systems nationwide. It was one of 19 different systems to receive grants, and BART received one of the most substantial grants, according to BART media relations manager James Allison.
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