Governor Declares State of Emergency for Four Additional Counties
AG Reminds of Price Gouging for New Counties Under State of Emergency
On Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Governor Newsom declared a state of emergency for Trinity, Tehama, and Shasta Counties due to wildfires – see Gov_Newsom 8.10.21 News Release and on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 the Governor announces a state of emergency for El Dorado County due to Candor Fire - see Gov_Newsom 8.17.21 News Release.
This brings the total number of counties under a State of Emergency to 11.
In addition, AG Bonta Issued a Consumer Alert on Price Gouging for the three new counties (Trinity, Tehama, and Shasta) – see AG_Bonta 8.10.21 News Release and again on El Dorado County - see AG_Bonta 8.18.21 News Release.
This too, brings the total number of counites where a Consumer Alert on Price Gouging has been issued to 11.
Please refer to the Cal-OES Price Gouging Chart: https://www.caloes.ca.gov/cal-oes-divisions/legal-affairs/price-gouging
In addition, wildfires and other States of Emergencies pose HR challenges – see Wildfires Pose HR Challenges
CSSA does not provide legal advice – If you have further questions or concerns as to how these States of Emergency may affect you or your facility, we suggest you contact your legal counsel.
If you do not have legal counsel that is familiar with self storage issues, we suggest you contact one of the attorneys listed in CSSA’s Business Partner Directory: https://californiaselfstorage.org/Vendor-Directory