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Medical migration

Photo by Evan Tuchinsky Dr. Zeljka Chobanov practiced on the Ridge for years. She says she doesn’t like changes, but “whether it was Oroville, whether it was any other location, I couldn’t be spared.” Dr. […]

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Identity crisis

Photo by Evan Tuchinsky Joaquin and Nandi Crosby-Jordan don’t distinguish between people who became homeless before or after the Camp Fire. The first day Chico State classes resumed following the campus’ Camp Fire hiatus, a […]

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On the scene

Photo by Evan Tuchinsky Dr. Jamaal El-Khal sees patients in Ampla Health’s mobile unit at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds—shifts he’s taken on top of practicing primary care in Chico and Orland clinics. Dr. Jamaal El-Khal […]

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Feet to the fire

Photo by Evan Tuchinsky Don Hankins, at the Butte Creek Ecological Reserve in the first rains after the Camp Fire, shows where prescribed burning affected wildfire’s spread. Don Hankins had Nov. 8 marked on his […]

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Impacts? Stay tuned

Photo by Melissa Daugherty Paradise and its environment will regrow from ashes whose chemical composition is not fully known. Since the outbreak of the Camp Fire two weeks ago, Keith Bein has crisscrossed smoke-choked Northern […]

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Lingering effects

Photo by Evan Tuchinsky Persistent poor air from the Camp Fire impacts Saturday farmers’ market patrons last weekend (Nov. 17). Dr. Matthew Fine recalls the mid-June days of 2008 when the Humboldt Fire spewed smoke […]

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Uncertain prognosis

Photo by Meredith J. Cooper Adventist Health Feather River suffered significant damage to lower portions of the hospital, including radiological services, but the main building remains standing. As the Camp Fire scorched its way across […]