Fire Preparedness Sites

Fire Safe Councils  (our state-wide parent organization, with a section devoted to homeowner safety)
Firewise Communities (more good information for homeowners)
Don't Plant A Pest  (good information on fire-resistant native plants)
L.A. County Fire Department Our local fire department's website. A great resource
Living With Fire  (another great information source from Nevada, which was affected by the Lake Tahoe Fire in 2007 ) 
Cal Fire  (information on fire safety, the state fire plan and resource management programs)

Other References
US Forest Service Active Fire Maps Nationwide info about current and past wildfires