Just so you know, there have been lots of BAER personnel in Big Tujunga Canyon assessing and recording information to help with the recovery. Here is additional information about the overall recovery/rehabilitation process.
The Declaration Process
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The Stafford Act (§401) requires that: “All requests for a declaration by the President that a major disaster exists shall be made by the Governor of the affected State.” A State also includes the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia are also eligible to request a declaration and receive assistance. Continue reading →
Courtesy of Becky Kassouf
- The TV program Medium wants to donate. Individuals could send clothing sizes, shoes sizes, special needs to me. 818-568-6743. email@example.com I have their number and will let them know.
- What I have heard, also, is that the Angeles National Golf Course in Sunland is collecting donations, 818-951-8771 X 133, ask for Carrie Contraez.
- The American Legion in Tujunga will be receiving donated items located at 10039 Pinewood Ave., Tujunga, CA 91042. 818-353-9856
- Wendy Alane and her husband Jim are having a fundraiser on Saturday, 9-12-09 at their home at 4545 Briggs St., La Crescenta, CA 91020. Breakfast is $10.00, hot dogs and hamburgers for lunch at probably the same cost, raffle tickets for donated items from stores are available for $1.00. They are also receiving donations of large items such as furniture, etc. They would like to know specific needed items so they can ask for those items. (I know we may not be in new homes yet, but some speculation about what might be needed is fine).
Contact Becky about what is needed. 818-568-6743, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Los Angeles County Housing Resource Center
Web site: http://housing.lacounty.gov/
The Los Angeles County Housing Resource Center is a web-based information clearinghouse for information on affordable, special needs, accessible, and emergency housing within the County of Los Angeles.
Department of Public Works
Web site: http://dpwgis.co.la.ca.us/website/roadclosures/main.cfm
A detailed list provides fire-related road closures and estimated re-opening dates within unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The public may sign up to receive e-mail notifications of road conditions and other matters of interest.