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Scientists say the earthquake fault that runs through the coastal city of Ventura, Calif. can produce strong shaking and dangerous tsunamis, prompting state officials to study whether to revise hazard maps.

Read More:
http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2015/04/21/365181.htm

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ESCONDIDO, Calif. - There is finally relief for victims of last year's Cocos Fire in the North County. Mitzi McKinney and 27 of her neighbors were burned out of their homes when the Cocos Fire tore through their rural Escondido neighborhood in May 2014. They knew people had donated money for the fire victims, as they received some at the start, but they didn't know how to get the rest. 

Read More:
http://www.10news.com/news/after-long-wait-relief-for-cocos-fire-victims-struggling-to-rebuild

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Approximately 90% of all wildfires in California are caused by people. That is why fire agencies need the public’s help to prevent them. Whether it’s ensuring a campfire or landscape debris burn of leaves and branches is completely extinguished, or keeping a vehicle well maintained to prevent sparks, following just a few simple steps can help prevent wildfires. -

Read More:
http://www.preventwildfireca.org/OneLessSpark/#sthash.v0vKBiVk.dpuf

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Inspirational Quotes

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

Testimonials

...had it not been for CARe's workshops, we shudder to think what the end result would have been for us in dealing with the aftermath of the fire and particularly the insurance company....the kindness and GENUINE "CARing" (!), their incredible bank of knowledge, and consistent support is almost beyond comprehension. We hope to be able to pass this same caring and "know-how" on to future victims (God forbid) when the need arises.

2003 Cedar Fire Survivor, San Diego CA