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‘The Ridge Lives On’ remembers fire in Magalia

The U.S. Forest Service Department of Agriculture was in attendance providing games, prizes and information about their organization. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Ricardo Tovar

November 13, 2019

Pine Ridge School was packed full of food trucks, local vendors, games and entertainment, all in remembrance of the anniversary of the Camp Fire. Saturday marked a day for the town of Magalia to remember what they had lost and to celebrate its resilience. The event was sponsored and partnered with...

Oroville evacuees adjust to life in shelter

Mark Haley reflecting on what's happening in the evacuations Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

February 13, 2017

At least 1,100 people have taken shelter at the Silver Dollar Fairground, according to the American Red Cross. Five buildings have been converted into dorms for incoming evacuees, and volunteers are flooding into the fairgrounds looking for ways to help. Mackenzie Davis, a Butte County School teacher,...

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