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The Santa Rosa Parks Foundation, in coordination with the City of Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks Department, has stepped up to lead fundraising efforts to help rebuild and rehabilitate City parks that were damaged in the October 2017 wildfires. The Parks Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, will head fundraising efforts and serve as the single […]

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The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) and partners in the North Bay Disaster Fraud Task Force (Federal Bureau of Investigation, Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office) are issuing a Consumer Alert to warn Sonoma County wildfire survivors about a suspected unlicensed debris and tree removal contractor who may have already victimized at least a half-dozen people. […]

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Santa Rosa, CA – To help prepare and train Sonoma County residents for jobs in the construction industry after the October wildfires, the Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board (WIB), in partnership with the Human Services Department Employment and Training Division, has received $3.25 million in emergency funds from the California Employment Development Department. Residents can apply […]

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Though the deadline to submit a Right of Entry (ROE) form to opt in to the government-operated Sonoma County Consolidated Fire Debris Removal Program (Consolidated Program) passed on November 13th, late ROE form submissions have continued to be accepted and honored on a case-by-case basis, per FEMA approval. However, March 5th will be the final […]

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The District Attorney’s office has received reports that individuals have been contacted by an individual representing that he is an officer with Health & Human Services, that they have received a grant from Health & Human Services, and they must first pay a fee with a gift card to receive the grant. This is a scam. […]

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SANTA ROSA, CA — The County of Sonoma encourages residents rebuilding from the October 2017 wildfires to bring their questions to a Rebuilding Community Meeting on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Altimira Middle School located at 17805 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. First District Supervisor Susan Gorin will be in attendance […]

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The City of Santa Rosa will hold a free chipping event for residential property owners in the fire-impacted areas. City residents with fire-damaged green waste on their property are encouraged to bring that waste to be chipped at the following designated times and locations. February 24 & March 10, 2018 9:00 am – 2:00 pm […]

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The City of Santa Rosa and County of Sonoma encourage residents rebuilding from the October 2017 wildfires to bring their questions to a Rebuilding Community Meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018. The joint City-County meeting will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Finley Community Center located at 2060 West College Avenue in Santa […]

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ROHNERT PARK – The state, federal and local community partners conducting the Consolidated Debris Removal Program have reached a major milestone with the removal of more than one million tons of fire-related debris from properties affected by the October 2017 Northern California Wildfires in Lake, Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma counties. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

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The County of Sonoma opens this center on 02/13/18, at 2550 Ventura Ave., Santa Rosa. This center will accelerate the permitting process for home owners of the approximately 3,000 residential properties destroyed or damaged in unincorporated areas of Sonoma County. For more information, including fee schedules, see the Press Release.  

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