Community Essays

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“I hate it, too.” That was my message to one of my juniors back in April. Distance learning had been suddenly foisted upon us, and he was struggling with staying interested in it. I had […]

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Paradise premiere

This Friday (July 31), Rebuilding Paradise, the Camp Fire documentary by Ron Howard will be officially released, both online and in select theaters. The Academy Award-winning director—who has relatives who used to live in Paradise—spent […]

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In hot water

Butte County Water Commissioner Matt Tennis has been a vocal advocate for studying the feasibility of a water pipeline connecting Paradise to Chico. That advocacy landed him in the hot seat at the Board of […]

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PG&E, FEMA reach settlement

PG&E and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have reached an agreement with the Official Committee of Tort Claimants in the utility company’s bankruptcy proceedings, according to a media advisory from FEMA. The agency, which is […]