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Ventura County Community Foundation Receives $200,000 from Amgen Foundation for Thomas Fire Relief

Ventura County Community Foundation Receives $200,000 from Amgen Foundation for Thomas Fire Relief

VENTURA COUNTY — The Amgen Foundation recently granted $200,000 to the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund, which helps support mid- and long-term relief and rebuilding efforts. “The Thomas Fire has deeply impacted our community and Amgen staff members,” said Eduardo Cetlin, president of the Amgen Foundation. “As part of the $500,000 committed...
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‘Music for Healing and the Community’ Concert Raised $32K for Local Flood Victims

‘Music for Healing and the Community’ Concert Raised $32K for Local Flood Victims

SANTA BARBARA — The Santa Barbara Symphony, Montecito Bank & Trust and Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts partnered to raise and contribute $32,000 to United Way of Santa Barbara County for flood disaster relief with a free community concert at The Granada Theatre Jan. 18. “Music for Healing and the Community” brought...
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Carlye Salon in Santa Barbara Offers a ‘Day of Love’ on Feb. 5 for Those Impacted by the Thomas Fire & Flood

Carlye Salon in Santa Barbara Offers a ‘Day of Love’ on Feb. 5 for Those Impacted by the Thomas Fire & Flood

SANTA BARBARA —  Carlyle, a full-service salon and style bar in Santa Barbara, is hosting a ‘Day of Love’ on February 5, 2018, offering a full day of complimentary salon services for those impacted by the Thomas Fire and Flood. The Carlyle team, led by salon founder Lisa Gaede, will partner with Bassett Salon Solutions,...
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EDC-VC Announces Additional Resources Available for Thomas Fire and Flood Victims

EDC-VC Announces Additional Resources Available for Thomas Fire and Flood Victims

VENTURA COUNTY — The Economic Development Collaborative–Ventura County’s special services coordinator, Clare Briglio, has announced additional resources now available for businesses recovering from the impact of the Thomas Fire and subsequent floods and mudslides. “New federal declarations have secured additional resources for those who have suffered personal and/or business injury as a result of...
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Bilingual report — County of Ventura: Individual Assistance Approved for Victims of Thomas Fire

Bilingual report — County of Ventura: Individual Assistance Approved for Victims of Thomas Fire

VENTURA —  The Department of Homeland Security announced on January 15 it had amended its major disaster declaration for the state of California to include the County of Ventura and the City of Ventura as areas eligible for individual assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The amendment is the result of an appeal...
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Island Packers continues shuttle service daily from Ventura, Santa Barbara harbors

Island Packers continues shuttle service daily from Ventura, Santa Barbara harbors

CENTRAL COAST — Island Packers continues shuttle service daily from Ventura, Santa Barbara harbors. Contact: Island Packers – 805-642-1393 or book online special trips www.islandpackers.com. Advance reservations recommended What: Boat transportation aboard high-speed 64’catamarans between Ventura Harbor and Santa Barbara Harbor continues to be available. When: Effective Monday, January 15, 2018 Island Packers boat transportation departs...
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Jackson releases statement on mudslide recovery, rescue efforts

Jackson releases statement on mudslide recovery, rescue efforts

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY –  State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) released the following statement today on the mudslide in Santa Barbara County: “Today has been another heartbreaking and difficult day, as the search and rescue effort continues and the number of casualties has grown to 17. The search for the missing remains ongoing, and all of us...
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Efforts ongoing to protect Ventura County communities from flood hazards following destabilized hillsides resulting from Thomas Fire

Efforts ongoing to protect Ventura County communities from flood hazards following destabilized hillsides resulting from Thomas Fire

VENTURA COUNTY — Acres of land and vegetation now compromised by the Thomas Fires will have a recovery team consisting of Federal, State, Ventura County and City departments. The team is on high alert as these regions are extremely susceptible to debris flows and flooding. From early modeling already done by VCPWA Watershed Protection District hydrologists,...
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First Thomas Fire Fund Distribution from United Way VC Coming through Red Cross

First Thomas Fire Fund Distribution from United Way VC Coming through Red Cross

CENTRAL COAST — Before the end of the year, $500 prepaid credit cards began going out to up to 1,000 residents whose homes were destroyed by the Thomas Fire in the first distribution from the United Way Thomas Fire Fund. The American Red Cross of the Central Coast will process payments through their case management...
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Jackson, Limón to introduce legislation in response to the #THOMASFIRE

Jackson, Limón to introduce legislation in response to the #THOMASFIRE

Three bills will create an opt-out emergency alert system; ensure that translated emergency information is available for immigrant communities; and help ensure that new housing is safe from wildfires  SACRAMENTO – Following a year ravaged by wildfires, including the Thomas Fire, the largest wildfire in California history, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblymember Monique Limón have announced...
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7-year-old Raises $350 from Cocoa Stand for Thomas Fire Victims

7-year-old Raises $350 from Cocoa Stand for Thomas Fire Victims

CENTRAL COAST — Grayson and her little brother Rex worked together to raise $350 at their cocoa stand for those impacted by the Thomas Fire. Wanting to help those impacted by what is now the largest wildfire in California history, a 7-year-old Lompoc girl donated $350 she raised from a cocoa stand to the...
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Thomas Fire Forces Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation Fundraising Event Cancellation but Can’t Affect the Fighting Spirit of Kids with Cancer

Thomas Fire Forces Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation Fundraising Event Cancellation but Can’t Affect the Fighting Spirit of Kids with Cancer

SANTA BARBARA — Due to the unhealthy air quality and overall impact of the fire, some of Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation’s significant events were cancelled in 2017, including the Annual Little Heroes Breakfast fundraiser in Ventura and the Annual Holiday Party for kids and their families scheduled for Santa Barbara. “Cancer does not get...
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Feb. 11 — Three Local Hair Salons Team up to Raise Money for Thomas Fire Survivors

Feb. 11 — Three Local Hair Salons Team up to Raise Money for Thomas Fire Survivors

CAMARILLO — In order to provide some deserving relief for the Thomas Fire survivors, Willem Hair Design is partnering with Rouge Salon in The Collection at RiverPark and The Craft Barber Shop in Camarillo by organizing a fundraising event on Sunday, February 11 from 12 to 4 pm. At the Willem Hair Design, 96 E....
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Through March 3 —Thomas Fire and Flood Disaster Support Group Offers Solace to Carpinteria Residents

Through March 3 —Thomas Fire and Flood Disaster Support Group Offers Solace to Carpinteria Residents

SANTA BARBARA — As our strong, beautiful Santa Barbara community continues to recover from the effects of the Thomas Fire and Montecito Mudslide, Hospice of Santa Barbara is offering counseling services to individuals and families who may be grieving during this difficult time. Hospice of Santa Barbara is providing a variety of care services...
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Single mother loses job due to Thomas Fire. Saves home with federal funded program

Single mother loses job due to Thomas Fire. Saves home with federal funded program

VENTURA COUNTY — Maria stared at the TV screen in disbelief seeing the Vista Del Mar Hospital building, where she had worked for the past 7 years, devoured by flames from the Thomas Fire, “I just couldn’t believe it. My heart dropped and I was immediately worried about the patients and staff there.” After finding...
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