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Shasta County election update | Shower trailers in Depot Park | ‘Nothing But Love’ in Paradise

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The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, Nov. 23.

Shasta County gives update on ballot count

Shasta County Registrar of Voters Cathy Darling Allen said Tuesday her office is on schedule to certify election results by deadline. She said the ballots left to count are those that were mailed in without signatures or with signatures that didn’t match those on record.

— Ken Devol, NSPR

‘Nothing But Love’ shop in Paradise showcases local artists

Art gallery and store Nothing But Love in Paradise opened this summer. The store is a tribute to local Paradise artists and was opened by Camp Fire survivor Iris Natividad. Natividad said she hopes the store will help fire survivors living outside of Paradise find mementos to remind them of their roots. Read the full story.

— Angel Huracha, NSPR

Homeless aid group provides showers, clean water in Chico

For just over a year now, Chico homeless aid group North State Shelter Team has been providing showers and clothes to unhoused residents. The group is currently working on proposals for other aid projects to help unhoused residents in Chico.

— Alec Stutson, NSPR

Stanford scientists test Paxlovid as long COVID treatment

Scientists at Stanford are starting a medical trial to see if the drug Paxlovid can ease the symptoms of long COVID. It’s the first medical trial involving an antiviral to treat long COVID.

Madi Bolanos (KQED), The California Report

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A graduate of California State University, Chico, Andre Byik is an award-winning journalist who has reported in Northern California since 2012. He joined North State Public Radio in 2020, following roles at the Chico Enterprise-Record and Chico News & Review.
Ken came to NSPR through the back door as a volunteer, doing all the things that volunteers do. Almost nothing – nothing -- in his previous work experience suggests that he would ever be on public radio.
Angel Huracha has been a part of the journalism field since 2006 and has covered a range of topics. He is a graduate of Chico State with a Bachelor's degree in news-editorial and public relations with a minor in English.
Alec Stutson grew up in Colorado and graduated from the University of Missouri with degrees in Radio Journalism, 20th/21st Century Literature, and a minor in Film Studies. He is a huge podcast junkie, as well as a movie nerd and musician.
Adia White is a broadcast journalist and producer with nearly 10 years of experience. Her work has appeared on WNYC, This American Life, Capital Public Radio and other local and national programs. She started at North State Public Radio as a freelance reporter in 2017 before leaving for a stint at Northern California Public Media in Santa Rosa.