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The Post perseveres

Photo by Robert Speer Rick Silva, editor of a paper with no readers immediately following the Camp Fire, continues to tell his town’s stories. On Nov. 7, 2018, Rick Silva was editor of the Paradise […]

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No way out

Photo by Meredith J. Cooper Laura George started a petition to urge the county to fix Centerville Road, which is one lane in one portion and completely washed out in another. When the Camp Fire […]

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Grant supports Ridge rebuild

Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA) has donated $725,000 to help Paradise and Butte County residents rebuild. Paradise received $475,000 and Butte County $250,000, which will fund development services fees for granting permits, reviewing plans and […]

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‘Burning the clock’

Photo by Ashiah Scharaga Butte Valley neighbors (left to right) Danny Cuneo, Ryann Newman and Gail Tozier attend the latest meeting between local agencies and Miocene Canal water users. Newman says she’s incredibly frustrated by […]

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Keeping kids in mind

Photo courtesy of Scott Amick Scott Amick, an Odyssey Youth program leader and motivational speaker, addresses 300 high-schoolers post-Camp Fire about resilience during a conference at Richardson Springs. In the months following the Camp Fire, […]

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Vanished

PHOTO by Andre Byik Wally Sipher holds a photograph of his sister, Judy, at the site of her Paradise apartment off Clark Road. As the Camp Fire barreled toward the town of Paradise, Wally Sipher […]

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Insult to injury

Sharon Bagnato lost the two-bedroom house she shared with her daughter on Sleepy Hollow Lane in Paradise. Her parents, John and Cindy, lost their place on Pentz Road. And her grandparents, both in their mid-80s, […]

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Hooking up

Richard Towne builds modular homes for a living. So, while he hadn’t set out to make headlines for being the first person—along with his wife, Kathy—to move into a newly constructed house in the Camp […]

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PG&E log deck sites cited

Butte County has issued eight citations at three different log deck staging locations operating without permits post-Camp Fire. PG&E contractors had set up these sites to store dead or dying trees from the Ridge or […]

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Honey Run recovery

Photo by Andre Byik Robert Catalano, president of the Honey Run Covered Bridge Association, says a reconstruction of the historic bridge could be completed in about two years under the nonprofit group’s stewardship. Robert Catalano […]