No Prescribed Burns – Not Now, Not Ever…

Post Woolsey fire, fear mongering has seemingly become the norm. Actually, it has increased beyond imagination. In addition to the usual suspects looking for personal gain to develop more, there are surprising newcomers to the “don’t consider the science, or listen to the facts”, just burn baby burn down more of what is left of the Santa Monica Mountains that was scorched by the largest fire ever in its history with over 100,000 acres of wildlife habitat wiped out and more than 23,000 trees just gone. And who are the geniuses pushing this antiquated, false, and destructive narrative? We are going to identify each and every one of them as we progress in this fight against the lunacy of intentionally igniting more fires to burn down what little habitat is left to sustain our wildlife and further destroy our unique and increasingly threatened mediterranean ecosystem.

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Measure A Gone Astray – Stop Money Grab – No Changes in Funding Allocations After Voter Approval

NO 30% Carve Out Off the Top in Competitive Grant Category
OPPOSE Agenda Item 1P – Policies and Grants Administration Manual for Measure A, the Safe, Clean Neighborhood Parks and Beaches Measure of 2016

I/we strongly urge you to vote NO on the Steering Committee’s recommendation to go off-Measure, and Change the Funding Allocations to carve out 30% off the top in the Competitive Grant Categories 3 and 4 and re-direct those dollars ONLY to High and Very High Need assessed Study Areas.

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Woolsey Fire “Community” Listening Forum Feb. 23 at Pepperdine

All Residents of the Unincorporated Santa Monica Mountains, Coastal Areas, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Malibu, and Westlake:
The first of two LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl’s Woolsey Fire “COMMUNITY” Listening Sessions is this Sat. Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. at Pepperdine! This is your opportunity to weigh in and to relay your experiences during the Woolsey fire. The LA County Task Force needs to hear from you. 
Your public testimony during these Listening Sessions will provide critical information for the report being prepared by LA County for emergency notification, evacuation and repopulation procedures during the Woolsey Fire.
Saturday, February 23 – 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM – Elkins Auditorium, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA.

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