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AARP Foundation Fire Relief Fund

Butte County Fire Relief Donations & Volunteer Information

Butte County Disaster Recovery Center
Former Sears Store, Chico Mall
1982 East 20th Street, Chico, Ca 95828
Hours of Operation: Open 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Daily
List of Agencies/Organizations at the Chico DRC

Register for Disaster Assistance

 

State of California Information

State of California website

CalFire

CalFire Incident Reporting

Get CalFire Natural Resources Information

 

Sonoma County

My Sonoma Strong website

Sonoma County Recovers website

County of Sonoma website

City of Santa Rosa Website

Santa Rosa Fire
Info Line (707) 543-4511
For TDD, call (707) 543-4536; or you may use the 711 Relay Service

Other Informational Websites and Resources.

 
 
 
Butte County
 
Text BUTTEFIRE to 91999 to contribute 

 

Woolsey Fire (Southern California)

United Way of Greater Los Angeles

Baby2Baby is working to get high-need items to children affected by the ongoing Camp, Hill, and Woolsey fires in California. Help them supply diapers, wipes, blankets, and other basic baby essentials to families in need by purchasing from their registry.

California Volunteers, a state office that manages volunteer programs in California, has created a list of services and donation options to help victims affected by the Camp, Woolsey, and Hill fires. Use this list to find information about making donations and volunteering.

 
School Operations

Sonoma County Office of Education (SCOE)

Napa County Office of Education (NapaCOE)

Mendocino County Office of Education (MCOE)

Butte County Office of Education (BCOE)

Other

Wildfire Assistance - Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein

Sacramento-based nonprofit RedRover Resource Page

 

American Red Cross

Butte County/Gold Country Chapter

Northern California/Coastal Chapter

Text CAWILDFIRESat 90999 to make an automatic contribution of $10

 

NorCal News

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    July 22, 2019

    Nine Barlow Businesses Sue Over Flood Damages

    February’s storm brought massive flooding to the Barlow in Sebastopol. Some flooded out tenants have now filed suit against the owner of the outdoor market. KRCB’s Steve Mencher talked with Sonoma West Times and News editor, Laura Hagar Rush, about why tenants believe their businesses should have…
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    July 19, 2019

    Food for Thought to Close Forestville Store but Retain Focus

    A Sonoma County group that supplies food and services to those experiencing homelessness or suffering from severe illnesses has announced the closing of its gift shop in Sebastopol. Founded in 1988 as a response to the AIDS epidemic, nonprofit Food for Thought announced Wednesday that its shop will…
  • Library photo for website
    July 18, 2019

    Sonoma County Library Eliminates Overdue Fines

    Paying your library fines might not seem like a big deal. It usually adds up to spare change. But earlier this month, the Sonoma County Library decided to remove that burden from its patrons in the name of fairness. Rushing quietly into the Sonoma County Library, a mother heaves a bag filled with…
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    July 18, 2019

    Museum of Sonoma County Opens Exhibition on History of Cannabis

    The Museum of Sonoma County opened a new exhibition in June. It’s called Grass Roots: Cannabis from Prohibition to Prescription. KRCB’s Adia White talked with Eric Stanley, the museum’s curator of history, about why the story of cannabis is important to share now. (Image: Mary Jane Rathbun,…
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    July 15, 2019

    California HOPE Crisis Counseling Ends

    The California HOPE crisis counseling program ended on June 30th. The program was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help survivors cope with trauma after the October wildfires. KRCB’s Adia White spoke with California HOPE project manager Wendy Wheelwright about the work…
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    Jul 09, 2019

    Host of KPCC's The Big One Podcast Shares Earthquake Tips

    Southern California was hit by two large earthquakes last week. One was a magnitude 7.1; the largest recorded in the state in twenty years. It’s a…
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    Jul 09, 2019

    'Hairspray': The Perfect Musical for this Moment

    It’s a time capsule of a time capsule, looking back to the 1988 John Waters film, the 2002 Tony-winning Broadway musical and the 2007 film starring…
  • Santa Rosa 2050 2
    Jul 09, 2019

    Roseland Residents Give Input on 2050 General Plan

    Many of us struggle with planning for the weekend, but cities must plan thirty years into the future to marshal the resources they need. The City of…
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    Jul 03, 2019

    California on Independence Day in 1776

    This Fourth of July, we take a look at what California was like on Independence Day in 1776. From our partners at North State Public Radio, we’re…
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    Jul 03, 2019

    Book Tells Stories of Refugees Exiled 'Home' to Cambodia

    Exiled is author Katya Cengel’s recent book about Cambodian refugees in California. In the light of current refugee policies, it’s instructive to…
  • Supervisor David Rabbitt at his desk
    Jul 03, 2019

    Sonoma County Struggles With Property Tax Loss from 2017 Fires

    Mid-June, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors adopted a 1.78-billion-dollar budget for the next fiscal year. The new budget resulted in 14 million…
  • Donner Lofts
    Jul 02, 2019

    State Bill to Boost Housing Density Stalls in the Legislature

    This spring, there was strong support in the state legislature for senate bill 50. SB 50 would have rewritten zoning laws to allow for more housing…
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    Jun 29, 2019

    Teenage Vaping on the Rise in Sonoma County

    In 2018 the U.S. surgeon general declared teenage vaping a national epidemic. Local publisher Sonoma West published an investigation into the growing…
  • UnitedInKindness
    Jun 28, 2019

    Sonoma County Interfaith Council Denounces Hate

    Hate crimes are on the rise across the nation and here in the North Bay. In response, The Interfaith Council of Sonoma County started a campaign to…

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