In 2017, the Tubbs Fire struck Napa, Sonoma, and Lake Counties and nearly 6,000 structures were destroyed, many of them homes. Santa Rosa communities are continuing to rebuild and although the Contractors State License Board’s (CSLB) attention has been focused on protecting disaster survivors from being victimized by unlicensed contractors, folks not directly affected by the wildfires should also stay on their guard when hiring someone for home improvement work.
This month marks the 10th anniversary of California’s “Move Over” law expanding to include Caltrans vehicles, and Saturday Oct. 19 is National Move Over Day. Caltrans wants this milestone to serve as a reminder of just how important it is for motorists to follow motor vehicle safety laws.
Sonoma Clean Power (SCP), the public electricity provider for Sonoma and Mendocino counties, has added two new smart devices to its demand-response program, GridSavvy.