a burned-down big basin state park headquarters Read more about Recovery in Action at Big Basin Redwoods One Year after CZU Complex Fire Burns Park

Big Basin Redwoods State Park has seen its share of nature’s cycle – growth, destruction, renewal. The year 2020 was a wildfire season that the park hadn’t seen in more than 100 years. The CZU Complex Wildfire burned the majority of the park’s 18,000 acres, destroying... Read MoreRead more about Recovery in Action at Big Basin Redwoods One Year after CZU Complex Fire Burns Park

Montecito Mudslide Hwy 101 aerial Read more about Images from the Montecito Mudslides on January 9, the Three Year Anniversary

It’s been three years since short but intense rainfall created the mudslides and debris flows that devastated Montecito in Santa Barbara. Here’s a short yet poignant look back at that event that happened on January 9, 2018.        ... Read MoreRead more about Images from the Montecito Mudslides on January 9, the Three Year Anniversary

Cal OES Delivers PPE Equipment Read more about PPE Distribution Reaches One Billion Units Milestone

Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, gives front line health workers, public servants, teachers and so many other essential workers the ability to safely care for those stricken with COVID19 and carry on activity important to daily life. These items include, but are... Read MoreRead more about PPE Distribution Reaches One Billion Units Milestone

EXTERIOR OF DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER IN LAKE COUNTY Read more about The SBA and Disaster Assistance for Wildfire Survivors

Cal OES Deputy Director Ryan Buras explains briefly how important it is to register with FEMA so survivors of wildfires can get disaster assistance from the Small Business Administration.   Links Statewide Wildfire Recovery Resources Small Business Administration... Read MoreRead more about The SBA and Disaster Assistance for Wildfire Survivors