Capitola has not yet received disaster relief following those large storms in March that led to flash floods. Damage following the March floods is estimated at $17 million, AND Capitola’s emergency reserves are gone following flood repairs.
A seventh person has been charged with posing as a victim of the San Bruno pipeline explosion to claim disaster aid.
California’s governor is appealing a federal decision to deny disaster funds to the city of San Bruno and the state for last month’s fatal gas pipeline explosion.
The San Bruno City Council has adopted a resolution continuing a declaration of local emergency, even as FEMA has denied a federal major disaster declaration.
State and local officials are appealing a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny additional funds to help California and the city of San Bruno pay for ongoing efforts to repair and reconstruct a neighborhood struck by a PG&E gas pipeline explosion.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says an emergency exists in North Carolina and has ordered federal agencies to help state and local officials with handling any problems caused by Hurricane Earl.