Tag Archives: Paradise

California Wildfire Transforms City That Didn’t Burn

Chico has added 20,000 people, boosting the population     By ADAM BEAM Associated Press CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Amber Blood got to Chico on Nov. 8, 2018, wearing pink slacks and her favorite white peacoat. It was all she ...

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Paradise Survivors One Year Later

Residents return and rebuild after deadliest wildfire     By DON THOMPSON Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — There was “no way in hell” Victoria Sinclaire was rebuilding in Paradise. She’d thought she was going to die during the six ...

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PG&E Reaches $11B Deal with Wildfire Insurers

Claims from Paradise wildfire included     By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric has agreed to pay $11 billion to a group of insurance companies representing most of the claims from Northern ...

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More Victims of Deadly California Wildfire Identified

Camp Fire killed 86 people last November     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified three more victims of a fire that virtually wiped out a Northern California town. The Camp Fire last November killed 86 people and destroyed ...

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2018 California Death Toll Rises

Man burned in Paradise fire succumbs to injuries     By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who had been hospitalized since the deadliest wildfire in California history incinerated a town in November has died, ...

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List of Missing in California’s Deadliest Wildfire Down to One

The list initially went well over 1,000     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies found an Oroville woman. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said Friday ...

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Population of California Town Torched by Wildfire Down 90%

First permits to rebuild were issued in March     SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people ...

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Graduation in Paradise

From fire and ash to caps and gowns     By ADAM BEAM Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Sean Newsom’s senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his ...

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Fire Officials Determine PG&E Equipment Sparked Deadly Wildfire

Transmission lines started the deadly November wildfire     By KATHLEEN RONAYNE AND JANIE HAR Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As California fire investigators officially concluded that the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century was caused by Pacific Gas ...

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California Races to Predict Which Town Could Burn Next

“There’s a lot of Paradises out there,”     By RYAN SABALOW, PHILLIP REESE and DALE KASLER The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — Impoverished towns in the shadow of Mount Shasta. Rustic Gold Rush cities in the Sierra Nevada ...

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