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Death Toll From Wildfires Jumps as Trump Loses Patience with California Officials

Death Toll From Wildfires Jumps as Trump Loses Patience with California Officials

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter Authorities have identified 14 additional bodies believed to have died from wildfires tearing through Northern California, bringing the official death toll to 23 people. The uptick in deaths comes as President Donald Trump warns California that federal funds might dry up if the state does not reform its forest management […]

Trump Issues Ultimatum to Gavin Newsom Over California’s Deadly Wildfires

Trump Issues Ultimatum to Gavin Newsom Over California’s Deadly Wildfires

 By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor   President Donald Trump gave California an ultimatum over its deadly wildfire problem. “Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!” Trump tweeted on Saturday morning. The federal government spent more than $1 billion fighting fires in 2017. President Donald Trump blamed “poor” land management for the deadly wildfires consuming […]

‘Living in Hell’ | Death Count Climbs in California as Wildfires Tear Through State

‘Living in Hell’ | Death Count Climbs in California as Wildfires Tear Through State

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter . At least five people have died in the wildfires chewing up tens of thousands of acres of land in Northern California, The Associated Press reported Friday. Investigators found five people dead in cars that were burned by wildfires in Northern California, the report noted. There are fires crisscrossing other parts of […]

Links for latest information and ways to help and to get help – Ventura County

Links for latest information and ways to help and to get help – Ventura County

VENTURA COUNTY EMERGENCY INFORMATION (latest updates, evacuation centers, school closures, etc) Ventura County Red Cross Ventura County Community Foundation (charitable giving) Ventura County Animal Services ThomasFireHelp.org providing charitable giving options for Borderline shooting victims, recovery resources for fire victims Download: Red.Cross.Emergency.Preparedness.Checklist   Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE        

Fires Continue to Threaten Ventura County

Fires Continue to Threaten Ventura County

Homes have been lost on Erbes Road in Thousand Oaks.  The Woolsey Fire has jumped the 101 Freeway promoting additional closures from Liberty Canyon to Lewis Road.  The 118/L.A. Ave. has been heavily impacted.  Malibu and Lake Sherwood are under evacuation orders. Several local shelters are at capacity. For a map of the evacuations and […]

‘You Better Get Your Act Together’: Trump Threatens to Cut Funding to California Over Massive Wildfires

‘You Better Get Your Act Together’: Trump Threatens to Cut Funding to California Over Massive Wildfires

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter . President Donald Trump threatened to restrict funding to California if the state does not improve the way it manages forests to prevent more large wildfires, the Los Angeles Times reported. Trump made the comments during a cabinet meeting Wednesday. The Trump administration has been critical of California’s “bad environmental laws,” blaming them for exacerbating wildfires. (RELATED: […]

The LA Times Inadvertently Admits Trump is Right About What’s Causing California’s Massive Wildfires

The LA Times Inadvertently Admits Trump is Right About What’s Causing California’s Massive Wildfires

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter . Adopting more active forest management policies such as increased thinning of trees and conducting controlled burns will help mitigate damage from future wildfires, the Los Angeles Times editorial board writes. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke began advocating similar policy prescriptions earlier in 2018 after President Donald Trump blamed California’s “bad […]

Trump Interior Secretary Wants to Log California Forests to Limit Wildfires

Trump Interior Secretary Wants to Log California Forests to Limit Wildfires

By Chriss Street Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said during a visit to fire-ravaged regions of California this weekend that the Trump administration would seek changes in forestry management policies to reduce the severity of wildfires. Zinke was in Redding, California, to tour the devastation of the Carr Fire and advocate for President Donald Trump’s plan to […]

Trump offers more water for California wildfires, but critics say it’s a stunt

Trump offers more water for California wildfires, but critics say it’s a stunt

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Jerry Brown steals water from farmers, businesses and families—and the media says, great.  President Trump GIVES us water to fight fires—caused by government policies—and he is wrong, per the media and Brown.  Why are the environmentalists and Democrats opposed to Trump providing fire fighting water?  He […]

California Hardest Hit as 177 Wildfires Burn Across America

California Hardest Hit as 177 Wildfires Burn Across America

By Chriss Street The U.S. National Preparedness Center issued its highest Level 5alert on Tuesday as 63 of the 177 large wildfires burning across America are rated “uncontained.” California is the hardest-hit state, with 21 major wildfires. President Donald Trump granted Gov. Herry Brown’s request and issued an emergency declaration Saturday morning that authorizes the U.S. Federal Emergency Management […]