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Camp Fire remembrance | Homelessness funds | Rapinoe joins Hall of Fame

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The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Friday, Nov. 4.

Camp Fire remembrance events to be held over the weekend

This Saturday, people will be gathering in Paradise to commemorate the Camp Fire. It’s been nearly four years since the fire swept through the town and its surrounding communities on Nov. 8. There will be several events taking place — including the Phoenix 5K, a Forest Therapy Walk, and the Paradise Revival Festival. Read more about upcoming events.

Sarah Bohannon, NSPR

Governor blocks homelessness funds, citing need for better plans

Gov. Gavin Newsom is blocking $1 billion in funding for homelessness, saying cities and counties across California need to step up their efforts to provide shelter. Newsom said together, the plans submitted by large cities and all 58 counties for the billion dollars in grants would only reduce homelessness by 2% by 2024.

— CapRadio Staff

Redding’s Megan Rapinoe to join state Hall of Fame

The California Museum has announced this year's inductees to the state's Hall of Fame. The list includes soccer player Megan Rapinoe, who hails from Redding, physicist Steven Chu and singer Linda Ronstadt, among others. The California Hall of Fame launched in 2006 to honor trailblazing Californians who embody the state’s spirit of innovation and have made history.

— CapRadio Staff

State AG Bonta scrutinizes plastic bag manufacturers 

The California Department of Justice is giving plastic bag manufacturers two weeks to prove their products are recyclable. Attorney General Rob Bonta says letters were sent to seven manufacturers that provide a large portion of the bags used by grocery retailers in California.

— CapRadio Staff

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Sarah is an award-winning reporter, producer and editor. She’s worked at North State Public Radio for six years and was previously the station’s News Director before leaving to study at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
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