Category: Government

RIM FIRE UPDATE; September 4, 2013

The Rim Fire Incident Command has released the following “Fact Sheet” for the fire: Rim Fire: Day 17 Acreage: 235,841 Square miles: 371 Largest wildfire in the United States to date in 2013 (Second largest to date in 2013: Lime…

RIM FIRE UPDATE; Video and T-shirts here

Direct from their community; This is an amazing video, 22 minutes long, interviewing folks who have been working this beast;  firefighters, Red Cross, Lions Club, and everyday people. It is incredible to see such an outpouring of help and such…

RIM FIRE UPDATE August 30 8:30pm

Inferno burns on   The Rim Fire, which started for reasons unknown at this time, is only 35% contained after blazing since the afternoon of August 17th and consuming 213,414 acres,  has demanded a total of 4,844 personnel.  This update…

San Mateo County Releases Balanced Budget

Hearings Start September 16 San Mateo County Manager John L. Maltbie today unveiled a balanced budget for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 fiscal years that invests in public safety, prepares the County for federal health care reform, funds affordable housing projects and…