fire safe roads

Letters Needed! —Board of Forestry Poised to Gut SRA Fire Safe Regulations

Note: Supervisor James Gore is Sonoma County’s liaison with this group.  “Sonoma County, through its membership in the Rural County Representatives of California, has been lobbying the Board of Forestry for weakened regulations to promote unrestricted development.”   Letters Needed! —Board of Forestry Poised to Gut SRA Fire Safe Regulations Please email the BOF (PublicComments@bof.ca.gov) to […]

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Journey's End on Fire

California enters legal fight over massive Lake County resort, housing project

As Sonoma County fights fire safe roads regulations, the State steps up to protect Lake County from more firestorms.  “The move by Becerra and his staff marks a more aggressive stance on proposed developments in California’s wildland-urban interface in the age of increasingly fast-moving, catastrophic wildfires, suggesting greater scrutiny of such projects and potential intervention

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PLAYING WITH FIRE Is Napa County Ignoring Forestry and State Road Standards for Fire Safety?

NapaVision 2020: PLAYING WITH FIRE:  Is Napa County Ignoring Forestry and State Road Standards for Fire Safety? Is Napa taking a cue from Sonoma County’s thrice failed attempts to get fire safe road exemption? Lives are more important than development. How much did the last fires cost us?  An Editorial California faces moratorium on county

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SoCo Board of Supervisors 4th rebuff on exemption from fire safe roads

PD Editorial: An alarming decline in Sonoma County’s … https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/opinion/pd-editorial-an-alarming-decline-in-sonoma-countys-population/ PD Editorial: An alarming decline in Sonoma County’s population A census report showing a population decline of 3,300 in Sonoma County since the 2017 fires underscores the importance of a complete… Sonoma County population declines sharply since 2017 wildfires https://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/news/sonoma-county-population-declines-sharply-since-2017-wildfires/ And, in fact, there was more than a half-century of steady population gains in Sonoma County, which doubled in residents since the mid-1970s to

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From the Field, neighbors speak out: The County Has Failed us, West County

SPOTLIGHT: Local Group who helped stop the misguided fire safe road exemption the County wanted speaks out……  From: Save Our Sonoma County Neighborhoods (SOSN) From the Field: The County Has Failed us, West County I live in West County and there are three illegal cannabis grows in close proximity to our family home, and additional illegal and legal

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PRESS RELEASE – STATE BOARD REJECTS SONOMA COUNTY’S FIRE ORDINANCE – NOVEMBER 11, 2020

“The county should be wondering if it has massive liability for approving development on unsafe roads in violation of state law, especially when such homes are subsequently destroyed in wildfires.” PRESS RELEASE – STATE BOARD REJECTS SONOMA COUNTY’S FIRE ORDINANCE – NOVEMBER 11, 2020 Sonoma County finally acknowledged this fiasco and removed its request for

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