FORESTHILL (CBS13) — When the Camp Fire tore through the town of Paradise, a lack of roads leading out prevented people from getting to safety. A new analysis by the USA Today/California Network shows many Northern California communities have a serious, potentially dangerous lack of evacuation routes. On that list[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento is among the most smog-polluted cities in the country, according to a ranking done by the American Lung Association. “We’re seeing the impacts of climate change in Sacramento today it’s not a far off event,” said Will Barrett with the American Lung Association. Barrett said many[…]Read more! Click here!
PARADISE (CBS13) — It turns out, there’s something different about many homes in Paradise that survived the Camp Fire. A McClatchy study found many of them were built after 2008 when new building codes went into effect. A homeowner in Paradise says there’s clear proof, as his house is still[…]Read more! Click here!
BERKELEY (CBS13) – A UC Berkley utility expert says PG&E rates could skyrocket if the utility causes any more devastating wildfires in the state. In a memo to the governor, Steven Weissman says rates would have to double and continue to grow year after year if California continues to get[…]Read more! Click here!
PARADISE (CBS13) — As Paradise begins the painstaking process of rebuilding their town, the community at Paradise High is losing their leader. “Leaving for me personally is important for the PTSD and the trauma,” said Principal Loren Lighthall. The trauma was caused by the Camp Fire, which killed scores of[…]Read more! Click here!
PARADISE (CBS13) — The Town of Paradise hit a major milestone in the recovery aftermath of the Camp Fire. On Thursday, the town issued its very first building permit since the Camp Fire wiped out the community nearly five months ago, destroying 11,000 homes. Meagann and Jason Buzzard are the[…]Read more! Click here!
CONCOW (CBS13) — Volunteers worked today to plant trees, replacing those lost in the Camp Fire. Nearly two-dozen volunteers worked today at a ridge in Concow. Spread out all over a ridge top in Concow, nearly two dozen volunteers are working on the #treeplanting project. Partnership between @onetreeplanted and the[…]Read more! Click here!
SACRAMENTO (AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom will allow state fire officials to bypass some environmental regulations to clear dead trees and other vegetation ahead of the next wildfire season. His order will come Friday as he declares a state of emergency, saying the number of dead trees across the[…]Read more! Click here!
BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — Victims of the Camp Fire in Butte County, Hill Fire in Ventura County, and Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties have until Friday, March 15 to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). With the federal disaster declaration on Jan. 15, the DUA benefits became[…]Read more! Click here!
BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — Paul and Sandra Ritchie lost their home in November, and during the evacuation could only find three of their four cats. Dexter was still outside and manages to escape. Months after vanishing during the Camp Fire, to everyone’s surprise, Dexter showed up alive. ALSO: Cat Lost In[…]Read more! Click here!