After the Woolsey Fire: Community Resources

Local Neighbor to Neighbor Updates:

People have been sharing local information by using the private neighborhood social network Get the latest updates from your neighbors including community resources, news and information.

California Wildfire Recovery Resources:

A Statewide informational resource for help specific to California including, local assistance, debris removal information, services, housing, local assistance center info, contacts and more.

File a FEMA Claim:

Talk to a representative or file a claim online. Even if you have insurance, FEMA Can cover gaps in coverage.

Malibu Evacuee Update – November 13, 2018

Live You Tube Video from the City of Malibu at Santa Monica High School “Thanks for tuning into the live stream of the evacuee update. Please submit your questions to and we will be sure to respond and post answers to your questions on the City of Malibu’s website at”

Woolsey Fire Structure Destruction Map

This “Crowd-Sourced” map shows homes and building that were either destroyed or damaged in the fire.

=   Surf is up. Cloudy and 70 percent chance of rain. =   Thunderstorms still possible for Malibu at midday. =   Power is back on in Malibu West … after a long night in the dark. =   Southern California Edison fails to explain why it intentionally shut off the power last month. […]

Southern California Edison yesterday issued its official report on the first big intentional power outage to Malibu. And the utility failed. It was last October 30th … during a moderate but not severe Santa Ana  … when powered to about 1000 Malibu businesses and residences was shut off on Point Dume and near Paradise Cove. […]

=   A strange little rainstorm is headed our way … a thunderstorm is possible. =   Worried about blackouts??? Southern California Edison has the full faith and confidence of Malibu’s state senator. =    The fire chief wants to train citizen firefighters … so why isn’t that happening?? =   Palm trees may be […]

Malibu city officials are being prodded to work out some sort f three way deal with the sheriff and fire departments on the issue of fire evacuations … and citizen firefighting. That comes one day after L A County Fire Chief Osby said he was open to some sort of formal training … outfitting … […]

Southern California Edison escaped any serious criticism yesterday … when a state legislative committee examined power blackouts as a fire prevention tool. Lawmakers saved their anger for P G and E … the northern California utility that blacked out millions of people earlier this fall. P G and E was attacked for unnecessarily cutting power […]

=  Heat continues … but the Santa Anas will back off today. Rain maybe midweek. =  Reva Feldman’s job performance is reviewed … no change to report. =   LA County’s fire chief tells KBUU that citizens need to be trained to stay behind in the next big fire. =  Southern California Edison gets grilled […]

In news from up the coast … the nearest fossil fuel power plant to Malibu may get a new lease on life. Just 20 miles upwind of Malibu … the Ormond Beach steam power plant is supposed to be shut off for good next year. It’s the closest big air polluter to Malibu … and […]

In Sacramento today … officials from Southern California Edison are scheduled to appear before state legislators today. The issue of turning off power to large areas of California … when they are most vulnerable to disaster during high winds … is finally getting legislative attention. S C E may be the luckiest company in the […]

L A County fire chief Daryl Osby says he is willing to consider some sort of civilian firefighting certification and training. In an interview with KBUU News … the fire chief acknowledges that there was a  lengthy evacuation and largely successful firefighting efforts by volunteers who ignored mandatory evacuation orders. The fire chief tells KBUU […]

Malibu city manager Reva Feldman had her job performance review last week. It was a special city council meeting … called for the purpose of evaluating her job performance behind closed doors. A small but vocal number of Malibu residents is opposed to keeping her in charge of the 100 employees at malibu City Hall. […]

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