Sonoma County Fires

After the wildfires: tourist firms in California’s wine country say no one is coming

“Tourism is a $2bn industry in the county, according to Sonoma County Tourism, with one in 10 jobs in hospitality. To help protect this, the organization is working on a new marketing push to encourage long-distance travelers and wedding planners to visit in the spring and early summer – a time when wildfire risk is …

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Republished: Cal Fire must do more to protect rural residents

OPINION Cal Fire must do more to protect rural residents By Deborah A. Eppstein and Craig S. Harrison Feb. 8, 2019 Updated: Feb. 8, 2019 6:36 p.m. In November, the world watched with horror as residents of Paradise tried to escape from an oncoming wildfire on clogged roads, some so desperate that they abandoned their …

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Fire Recovery Workshop announced….your chance to speak up

Some very bad planning decisions have been made over the years leading up to the Sonoma fires. Now the plan proposed is to do away with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This helps builders but does it help you? Please consider attending and voicing your concerns so we have input. Important Fire Recovery Plan …

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Fire Poem

Fire Poem A piece of paper Drifted down From the sky Amidst the ash and dirt. The paper was part of a dictionary. It landed by the sanctuary door. The words defined were Tempest And Temple And so it was, From the tempest to the temple From the storm of fire to the sanctuary And …

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