Concerns over flooding in the wake of Hurricane Katrina were felt thousands of miles away in Natomas. The Federal Emergency Management Agency raised standards for levees after the 2005 hurricane. This put previously OK levees classified as substandard, which halted construction in Natomas in 2008.
The city’s planning department is preparing for development to take off, with thousands of projects expected this year.
Individuals and homeowners who sustained damage in the South Napa Earthquake may now be eligible for certain kinds of federal assistance. Money is available to help eligible displaced individuals in Napa and Solano counties to repair essential living areas.
A leading earthquake expert offers important tips for sheltering in place and evacuation. Be prepared.
Earthquakes can happen at any time, so preparedness should be maintained on an ongoing basis.
Residents in more than 1,000 homes that border Morrison Creek in South Sacramento have had to pay flood insurance for the last 20 years or so, but now they are getting a financial reprieve.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has filed an appeal to President Obama in a renewed effort to obtain federal aid in the wake of a Rim Fire that raged for months.
In 2008, the Federal Emergency Management Agency increased the danger of flood zones in places such as Natomas. This has halted all construction due to flood concerns.
Gov. Jerry Brown directed the California Emergency Management Agency to deploy specialists from California’s Urban Search & Rescue teams to assist in response and recovery efforts in Oklahoma City following Monday’s devastating tornado.
A family’s Sacramento home burned down and now it’s abandoned because federal regulations won’t allow them to rebuild.
Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.
When the storm and its headlines have passed, however, the questions about the Benghazi tragedy should continue full force as November 6 continues to near. During the much-needed questioning and impending investigation, it would be grand if President Obama would remain presidential throughout the process.