Butte County

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Jenna Lane
December 20, 2018 - 10:14 am
Some Paradise residents went to incredible lengths to survive the Camp Fire, only to face an uncertain future. Six weeks later, it’s still not clear where burn victims Paul and Suzie Ernest might live as they recover, or how long it might take for their neighbors, Travis and Carole Wright, to get a...
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Jessee Ernest
Jenna Lane
December 19, 2018 - 8:37 am
A couple from Paradise, badly burned as they and their neighbor tried to outrun the Camp Fire, were among 12 patients who filled the burn unit at UC Davis Medical Center. For the first half of Dr. Tina Palmieri's 20-year career in the Sacramento hospital, it would have been hard to imagine seeing...
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Carole Wright
Jenna Lane
December 17, 2018 - 12:00 am
On the morning of November 8, Jessee Ernest was on his way to work in Chico. Looking up toward the ridge where he was raised, he could see smoke filling the skies over Sawmill Peak. From its fire lookout tower, people used to keep watch over Paradise, where his parents had lived for the last 44 of...
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Karissa Willhoit
Holly Quan
December 13, 2018 - 3:16 pm
One Chico woman is turning memories of a treasured bridge into a holiday keepsake, all in the name of rebuilding after a devastating wildfire.
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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
AP Photo/Noah Berger
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
December 12, 2018 - 5:19 pm
The insurance losses from three destructive wildfires in California this year will cost more than $9 billion, according to an estimate released on Wednesday by state officials.
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Kim Ringeisen
Matt Bigler
December 10, 2018 - 2:31 pm
A volunteer who searched charred wreckage in Paradise, California has donated nearly all of his belongings to residents who lost everything in the destructive Camp Fire.
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, photo, Diana Sauer holds a family photograph of her father, Warren Deboer, holding her as a baby, and his best friend Russell Anderson, left, in Concord, Calif. In the aftermath of Northern California's catastrophic wildfire, social media sites filled with posts from people trying to find loved ones in and near the town of Paradise. A group of women scattered across the U.S. knew they could help. The women volunteer as "search angels, " those who help adoptees find their biological parents. So far, they have tracked down nearly 250 people and linked them with friends and family who were looking for them becoming known as the Angels of Paradise. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
December 10, 2018 - 6:38 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They have become known as the Angels of Paradise. But there is nothing ethereal about them. They are online sleuths who know how to find people, and they have been putting their skills to use in the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire. In the dark days that followed...
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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
AP Photo/Noah Berger
Doug Sovern
December 05, 2018 - 11:41 am
Officials in Berkeley are rethinking their wildfire evacuation strategy, modeled after the procedure used in Paradise, which was destroyed by the state's deadliest fire.
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AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
December 02, 2018 - 9:46 pm
Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes to a deadly wildfire in Northern California.
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Nov. 18, 2018; Chico, CA, USA; The Camp Fire burned so quickly through the town of Paradise that little remains recognizable from the businesses that once lined the streets near the heart of the town.
Kelly Jordan-USA TODAY NETWORK
December 01, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The number of people listed as missing after Northern California's catastrophic wildfire has been whittled to 49.
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