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Phase II of Camp Fire debris removal to begin Tuesday

David Yogi and Alejandro Diaz, Environmental Protection Agency representatives, look at the informational map showing the addresses in the Paradise area that have been cleared with Phase I debris removal. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

January 29, 2019

Dozens gathered at Elk's Lodge Monday night to hear the status of debris clean-up in Paradise and surrounding areas. With the Camp Fire breaking out almost three months ago on November 8, many were concerned with how much longer the road to recovery would be. “The goal we’re shooting for is 12...

Chapmantown cleanup collects residents’ garbage, brings together community

Volunteers from different organizations, including students, participated in cleaning up residents' garbage at Chapman Elementary. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

March 10, 2018

The sixth annual Chapmantown cleanup had volunteer help from many community members, including students, Saturday. The cleanup took place at Chapman Elementary and began at 7 a.m. According to Love Chapmantown's website, the event always goes until noon or until dumpsters become full. The event is limited ...

Community contributes to clean local parks

Trucks were loaded with piles of trash. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

September 16, 2017

Chico locals and students participated in 30th Annual Bidwell Parks and Creeks Cleanup, Saturday morning.The event combats environmental damage done in parks and creeks from encampments and littering. Volunteers gathered over 1,500 pounds of trash from Lower Bidwell park alone, said Jared Glasser, Chico S...

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