Topanga Canyon Fire Safe Council
8 November 2020: Wildfire Resources for the Santa Monica Mountains
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29 Nov 2019: L.A. Times Editorial: "California will never control raging wildfires if it doesn’t stop building in high-risk areas"
17 November 2019: L.A. County: "After Action Review of the Woolsey Fire Incident"
October 2019: L.A. County Fire Department Video: Harden Your Home
October 2019: Fire Adapted Communities: Building for Wildfire Summit: Understanding How Homes Burn and How to Build Better
L.A. Times: Sept 11 2019: Forest thinning projects won’t stop the worst wildfires. So why is California spending millions on them?
Spectrum News Video: Small Flames Can Turn Into Major Blazes in 30 Seconds
National Park Service: Why Prescribed Burns Are A Bad Idea for The Santa Monica Mountains
January 14, 2019 California Chaparral Institute: A New Wildfire Policy for California
Dec 30th 2018: Los Angeles Times: Here's how Paradise ignored warnings and became a deathtrap
December 2018: Los Angeles Times: A Million California Buildings Face Wildfire Risk (With Topanga interviews)
Mashable, November 2018: How A Quiet California Town Protects Itself Against Against Today's Megafires
L.A. Times, November 2018: Camp Fire and Evacuation Stories
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Great Online Article: Fighting Fires: You're Doing It Wrong!
Tree People: How To Keep Trees Alive In The Drought
Home Ignition Zone Evaluations: Praise From a Homeowner
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