“I don't know how we would have found answers or how to begin if they had not coached us through the process.”
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Community rebuilding efforts underway include an assistance center in Lower Lake and a public meeting on Wednesday.
COBB, Calif. – The “Roadmap to Recovery” workshop to discuss “healing and dealing” at the one-year anniversary of the Valley fire will be presented Tuesday, Aug. 2.
The workshop will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Little Red Schoolhouse, located at 15780 Bottle Rock Road, Cobb.
The workshop is presented by United Policyholders, a nonprofit organization that helps disaster...
As of midday Friday, the Soberanes Fire in Monterey County had destroyed at least 41 homes and put at least 2,000 homes and other buildings at risk. Meanwhile, the Sand Fire, which has burned more than 38,800 acres in the Santa...
The federal government's flood insurance program has triggered a steady downpour of bad news, but private insurance isn't going to replace the troubled program anytime soon unless Congress makes some changes, experts said.
The National Flood Insurance Program is administered by FEMA, which works with more than 80 private insurance companies to offer flood insurance to business owners,...
When Herb Solomon changed his homeowners’ insurance this year, he was surprised to see that his new company estimated the replacement cost of his 2,600-square-foot North Berkeley home at roughly one-third less than the old one.