CHICO — Since the Nov. 8 Camp Fire, donation sites with supplies like clothes and other necessities have sprung up in Chico, Calif. to help evacuees. More than a month after the fire, officials say monetary donations are the best way to help victims.Read More
Peninsula Press coverage of the Camp Fire, California’s most destructive wildfire in recorded history.
PARADISE — Rick and Kimberly Scott got married 14 years ago in a field on their property in Paradise, Calif. They had goats, a yurt, a barn and two dogs who chased after mountain lions.Read More
PARADISE — April Mouton and her husband Shane fled the Camp Fire in Paradise on foot and by jumping into the back of people’s trucks. She ran just a day after undergoing chemo treatment for her lupus.Read More
PARADISE — In the aftermath of the most destructive wildfire in California’s recorded history, the small city of Chico has become a refuge for thousands of people who had to evacuate. It’s a challenge for the city, but officials say the communities will move forward together.Read More
PARADISE — The Happ Family fled from the Camp Fire flames to a friend’s house, only to evacuate again a few hours later. They lost their home, but amongst the rubble, they discovered a small miracle.Read More
PARADISE — For nearly 80 years, Paradise Elementary School occupied a plot on Pearson Road. Students could walk to Paradise Intermediate, the local middle school, and the Golden Nugget Museum, where they went on field trips. But on Nov. 8, the Camp Fire reduced Paradise Elementary to rubble.Read More
CHICO — Their Facebook profiles still read “lives in Paradise”, but Tamara and Seth Roberts know that their house had been destroyed in the Camp Fire, which has burned 130,000 acres in Butte County.Read More