A breakthrough was announced with federal officials, who have OK’ed funds for logging hazard trees threatening privately-owned roads in the burn scar. County officials had lobbied heavily, arguing that without an exemption, the trees would hinder reconstruction.
Also, rates may have increased, but officials say a dozen firms are selling homeowners insurance on the ridge. We also hear from operators of a new non-profit matching fire survivors with people considering having a roommate or housemate.
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Colette Curtis, Paradise Analyst and Spokeswoman.
Casey Hatcher, Butte County Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
Sierra Schmidt, Executive Director of Home & Heart