Supervisors formally declare emergency to deal with aftermath of wind event


Last updated 12/24/2017 at Noon

link RIVERSIDE – To obtain federal and state assistance, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors formally declared a local emergency due to the effects of the recent Santa Ana windstorm.

The proclamation, approved in a 4-0 vote, with Supervisor Chuck Washington absent, said that the county “experienced extreme weather conditions, including ... sustained damaging winds, numerous local vegetation fires and ... power outages which created dangerous conditions and necessitated the closure of schools.”

The emergency declaration will be...

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