Tag: Camp Fire

Deputy, dog make close team

Deputy, dog make close team

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Kevin Giberti, a member of Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, knew he wanted the right dog as his partner in a recovery team. He contacted a breeder whose dogs have a reputation for being good in the job. The breeder had a new litter, but she realized none of the pups appeared […]

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FEMA opens Martinez office to help Camp Fire evacuees

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Many evacuees from the November Camp Fire in Butte County and other California wildfires have found temporary homes in Contra Costa County while they decide whether to rebuild or move elsewhere, officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), have said. In recognition of this, FEMA is opening mobile disaster recovery centers […]

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DC Solar equipment restoring cell service to fire-devastated areas

DC Solar equipment restoring cell service to fire-devastated areas

| November 25, 2018 | 1 Comment

When people think of DC Solar products, they often think of entertainment – concerts, games or other big-venue events – where bright but temporary illumination is needed. And the company with connections to both Martinez and Benicia certainly does that. But it does far more, as first responders battling the Camp Fire in Butte County […]

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PG&E readies for Thanksgiving week storms

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 2,000 Personnel Continue to Support Camp Fire Response Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is readying for the most rainfall since early April across Northern and Central California starting Wednesday and continuing through the Thanksgiving weekend. PG&E electric crews and vegetation contract crews are on alert for potential outages and will be ready […]

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White Pony Express sends meals, cash to Paradise fire victims

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

White Pony Express, the nonprofit organization that collects fresh produce from supermarkets and delivers it to distributors of food to the hungry, has been helping victims of the Camp Fire that destroyed the city of Paradise in Butte County. Starting last week, White Pony Express, the Pleasant Hill organization that was named the 2018 California […]

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