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Saturday, August 18, 2018

 

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Join me and the Sonoma County Trails Council in repairing trails at Trione-Annadel State Park. We’ll spend the morning doing trail maintenance, discussing state issues, and take in the beautiful scenery. All ages and experience levels are welcome to come. I look forward to seeing you there.
 

Saturday August 18

9 a.m. -1 p.m.  Picnic lunch with Jim to follow

Trione-Annadel State Park

6201 Channel Drive

Santa Rosa, CA

Meet us in the Richardson Trail parking lot at the end of Channel Drive.
 

Wear work pants and closed-toed shoes and if possible, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Please RSVP if you can make it so we know how many free t-shirts to bring.

For more information call 707-576-2526 or go to my website.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

SACRAMENTO—This is a statement from Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa):

“As a member of the Wildfire Preparedness and Response Legislative Conference Committee, I won’t support a “solution” that doesn’t include, quite frankly, what’s in the title of this committee – and that’s prevention and response. We’ve lost 58 people to wildfires in the past two years. What more of a wake-up call do we need?

Thursday, August 9, 2018

BY ASM. JIM WOOD AND ASM. BRIAN DAHLE

Special to The Sacramento Bee

August 09, 2018

In less than a year, some of the worst wildfires in California history have killed 52 people, destroyed thousands of homes and scorched an area larger than greater Los Angeles.

Helping victims is our immediate priority, but we must develop policies that will prevent future mega-fires.

Opinion

The Assembly districts we represent are among the largest in the state, and the extreme risk of wildfire is a fact of life for many of our constituents. That is why legislative leaders asked us to serve on the new Conference Committee on Wildfire Preparedness and Response.

Utilities, insurance companies and attorneys have been beating down our doors to discuss how to pay the bills for wildfire damage. They all have proposals that, not surprisingly, would pass the costs on to others.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

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Join me and the Northcoast Regional Land Trust in beautifying Freshwater Farm Reserve. We’ll remove invasive weeds and work on trail cleanup at the reserve, discuss state issues, and take in the beautiful scenery. All ages and experience levels are welcome to come.

I look forward to seeing you there.
 

Saturday, August 4

10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Picnic lunch with Jim to follow

Freshwater Farms Reserve

5851 Myrtle Avenue

Eureka, CA 95503

Park in the nature trail parking lot and walk to meet us at the barn.
 

Wear work pants and closed-toed shoes and if possible, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Please RSVP if you can make it so we know how many free t-shirts to bring.

For more information call 707-445-7014 or go to my website.

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

 

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Join me in helping the Mendocino Land Trust continue the great work they’ve done to build the Pelican Bluffs Preserve and Coastal Trail. We’ll work on the trail, discuss state issues, and take in the beautiful scenery. All ages and experience levels are welcome to come. I look forward to seeing you there.
 

Saturday, July 28

10 a.m. -1 p.m.  Picnic lunch with Jim to follow

Location: Pelican Bluffs Preserve and Coastal Trail in Point Arena

Meet at the parking lot - 0.5 miles south of Point Arena on Highway 1
 

Wear work pants and closed-toed shoes and if possible, bring gloves and a water bottle.

Please RSVP if you can make it so we know how many free t-shirts to bring.

For more information call 707-463-5770 or go to my website.

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Sacramento, CA – Yesterday, Senator Mike McGuire, Assemblymember Jim Wood and elected officials in Humboldt County were notified the Eureka DMV office would be closing for nearly four months for renovations starting in mid-August. Bottom line: This was not acceptable.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

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And, you’re invited!  Come by to discuss legislation, get help with a state agency, or just stop by and say hello.

Thursday, July 26

9 - 10:30 a.m.

Timberline Restaurant

16440 4th Street, Guerneville

I look forward to seeing you there!

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Free Eye Care Clinic in Eureka Graphic

There are still a few appointments available for a free eye care clinic in Eureka.  I have teamed up with VSP Global and local eye doctors to bring a state of the art eye care clinic to Eureka this coming Tuesday and Wednesday.

Appointments are available to low income patients who haven’t received free eye care through a VSP program in the last 12 months.

Appointments must be scheduled - please call (707) 825-1529

Tues. July 24 & Wed. July 25

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Lodge at Eureka

428 8th Street

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

When asked by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon if I would be willing to join the legislative Wildfire Preparedness and Response Conference Committee, of course I said yes. After all, the district that I proudly represent suffered the most – the most lives lost, the most structures destroyed, and the most livelihoods affected.  

The first of what I anticipate could be a series of meetings will be July 25, and the conference committee will almost certainly be focused on the issue of wildfire liability in those meetings. I want to be very clear that my role will be to ensure that the needs of fire survivors, taxpayers and utility ratepayers will take precedence, not the utility companies.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Yesterday Governor Brown signed AB 2229, one of several bills Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) has introduced to address the many challenges residents have experienced related to California’s wildfires and the rebuilding process.

“I introduced this bill to require insurance companies to provide more clear and definitive information about available discounts and fire safety programs to policyholders and to incentivize homeowners to better understand and take advantage of any fire safety-related discounts offered by their insurer,” said Wood.