SBA offers disaster assistance to businesses impacted by storm

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses economically impacted by the severe...

SCE seeks rate increase for wildfire mitigation costs

In April, an administrative law judge issued a preliminary decision approving Southern California Edison’s wildfire mitigation plan. The California Public Utilities Commission...

State budget: paying debt, saving for future, growing education programs and funding help for...

Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his proposed revisions for the fiscal year 2019-20 budget, which begins July 1. The total budget...

Governor proclaims this Wildfire Preparedness Week

In California, Gov. Gavin Newsom proclaimed May 5 to 11 as “Wildfire Preparedness Week.” Newsom noted that...

Forest Service seeks committee members to advise on fees

forestThe U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Region is seeking nominations to fill the 11-member Recreation Resource Advisory Committee in California. ...

CPUC OKs Edison Wildfire Mitigation Plan

About two months after California’s electric utilities submitted their wildfire mitigation plans to the state Public Utility Commission, the agency issued proposed...

Ruiz’s Medicaid legislation signed into law

The Local Review Board of the Idyllwild Historic Preservation District met briefly Thursday, April 25. The board discussed...

State Emergency Services issues guidelines for alert and warning systems

March 22, the California Office of Emergency Services released guidelines for pubic alerts and warnings. A committee of state,...

Forest Service Chief testifies on budget request for 2019-20

On Tuesday, April 9, Chief of the U.S. Forest Service Victoria Christiansen testified before the U.S. Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee...

Social and business damages are major issues for county, local representatives

After the Caltrans regional director and geotechnical official described the extensive damage and difficulty of repairs at the...
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