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‘All hands on deck’

by Rachel Becker and Julie Cart for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. Painting alarming scenes of fires, floods and economic disruption, the […]

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The forgotten fire?

Until the night of Sept. 8, 2020, Berry Creek’s Village Market was the beating heart of a thriving community. It was the only destination “on the hill”—as locals refer to the foothills area—that offered groceries […]

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Good fire

This video (which originally aired as an audio segment during the Chico News & Review show on KZFR, 90.1FM) is a production of Imagining Community, a grassroots media and civic-engagement project. Hear Imagining Community podcasts […]

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Climate exodus

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. In September of 2020, California was in the midst of a record-setting heat wave. The hot and dry conditions […]