Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.

112 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

(202) 224-3553

E-mail: senator[at]boxer.senate.gov

Bay Area office:

70 Washington St., Suite 203, Oakland, CA 94607

(510) 286-8537

Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

331 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510

(202) 224-3841

E-mail: senator[at]feinstein.senate.gov

Bay Area office: One Post Street, Suite 2450 San Francisco 94104

(415) 393-0707

Press Democrat Poll

What type of warning did you receive about last October’s fires? (Multiple responses allowed)

Official alert on my landline: 5 percent

Official alert on my cellphone: 17 percent

Neighbor warned me: 14 percent

Family member or friend warned me: 28 percent

Police or fire came to my home to warn me: 5 percent

None: 43 percent

Don’t know: 1 percent

In the future, how would you like to be notified about a fire or other impending disaster?

Phone call: 31 percent

Text message: 30 percent

Email: 1 percent

Air raid siren: 28 percent

Other (specify): 7 percent

Don’t know: 3 percent

Do you think Sonoma County is more prepared today to warn you about fires or disasters than it was last year?

Yes: 54 percent

No: 31 percent

Don’t know: 15 percent

SOURCE: The Press Democrat Poll/David Binder Research