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Endangered Frogs Preventing Fire-Ravaged California City From Being Quickly Rebuilt

Endangered Frogs Preventing Fire-Ravaged California City From Being Quickly Rebuilt

Grace Carr | Reporter Endangered frogs in California are making it difficult for state officials to decide on regulations that allow fire crews to clean up debris left from a deadly fire in the town of Paradise. Clean-up crew have been barred, however, from entering approximately 800 sites because of frog species that have halted […]

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Relief for a Paradise Charter School

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Relief  for a Paradise Charter School

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced today that the California School Finance Authority (CSFA), which she chairs, approved a two-year grant extension for Children’s Community Charter School in Paradise. About half of the campus was burned last fall in the Camp Fire, the most destructive wildfire in California history. “This will provide some relief […]

Fire evacuees do their best on a sad Thanksgiving

Fire evacuees do their best on a sad Thanksgiving

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Patty Rough lost her Paradise home and most of her belongings in the Camp Fire, and she had no place to cook a family meal on Thanksgiving. But she and her husband are safe, and she was still able to spend the holiday with her children over plates of turkey, cranberry […]

Water Hydrants Ran Dry as a Tsunami of Fire Chased Fleeing Californians

Water Hydrants Ran Dry as a Tsunami of Fire Chased Fleeing Californians

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter Paradise ran dry on water as waves of fire rushed toward people running from wildfires engulfing the small California town. Yet many citizens managed to escape before the blaze consumed their village. One fire outpost near the Sierra Nevada town recorded wind blasts of 52 mph on Nov. 8. A […]

More than 1000 People Missing after Wildfire in Northern California

More than 1000 People Missing after Wildfire in Northern California

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter . Officials are searching for more than 1,000 missing people in Northern California after the Camp Fire all but destroyed a community of about 27,000 people, The New York Times reported. The Camp Fire has killed at least 71 people, making it the deadliest fire in state history. (RELATED: See The Ghastly Photos […]