Tag Archives: Paradise

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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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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Paradise Fire Cleanup Resumes after Weather Improves

Cleanup is expected to be costliest in state history     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — State officials say debris removal on Northern California hills scarred by a deadly wildfire will resume next week after being suspended for 10 days because ...

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California Utility Moves Closer to Responsibility for Deadly Wildfire

Camp Fire killed over 80 people and destroyed a town     By SUDHIN THANAWALA and CATHY BUSSEWITZ, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. inched closer to taking responsibility for the deadliest U.S. wildfire in ...

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Sheriff Names One More Victim of Deadly California Wildfire

Sheriff’s office has identified 74 of those who died     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have named another victim of a 2018 wildfire that devastated a town and killed 85. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says ...

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Dog Reunited with Family 101 Days after California Wildfire

Kingston jumped out of truck as family left Paradise     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A dog named Kingston is back with his family 101 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled a devastating Northern California ...

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Families Remember Those Lost in Paradise Wildfire

The oldest was 99     By JOCELYN GECKER and JANIE HAR, Associated Press On that frantic morning, TK Huff was calm. The 71-year-old amputee sat in his wheelchair, pointing a garden hose at what quickly became the deadliest wildfire ...

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Sheriff Names More Victims of Deadly California Wildfire

Paradise wildfire killed 85 people     PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified two more victims of a destructive 2018 Northern California wildfire that killed 85. The Butte County sheriff’s office said Wednesday that 74-year-old Gerald Rodrigues of Paradise ...

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California Wildfire Victims in RVs Ordered to Leave Properties

Paradise officials rescind law to receive federal funding     By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Northern California wildfire victims desperate for housing and living in recreational vehicles on their burned-out lots were ordered off ...

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