Berry Creek storm recovery | North State scholarships | Mental health needs
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, Jan. 25.
Residents in Berry Creek burn scar recover from winter storms
Berry Creek residents living in the burn scar of the 2020 North Complex, or Bear Fire, are repairing damages from the recent winter storms. The nonprofit Northern Valley Catholic Social Service is helping those in the area recover by providing resources and aid.
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
Scholarship applications now open through North Valley Community Foundation
Applications for 18 scholarships through the North Valley Community Foundation are open for students in Butte, Glenn, Tehama and Colusa counties. The scholarships are primarily for graduating seniors planning on attending college in the fall, but there are some available to current college students.
— Adia White, NSPR
Mental health needs in the wake of Monterey Park shooting
A coalition of local and national groups are coming together to see how they might serve the mental health needs of victims, their families, and the larger AAPI community in the wake of the Monterey Park shooting.
— Robert Garrova, KPCC
Regulators reject request on Diablo Canyon nuclear plant
Pacific Gas & Electric will submit a new application to federal regulators to extend the life of California’s last nuclear power plant, according to The Associated Press. The AP reports the move comes after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission rejected a request from the utility to resume consideration of an application initially submitted in 2009.
— Andre Byik, NSPR
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In case you missed it
- Butte County reports first flu-related deaths in 2023 — NSPR
- Interview: North State Shelter Team donates pallets to keep unhoused residents dry — NSPR
- Legislators call for stricter gun laws in wake of Lunar New Year shooting — CapRadio
- Democrats propose new tax on residents worth more than $50 million — CapRadio
- Storms' toll on Chico’s unhoused residents remains unknown — NSPR
- State identifies nearly 100 COVID-19 testing sites for early closure — CapRadio
- Teens trained to do community health outreach — Kaiser Health News
- PG&E faces manslaughter charges in 2020 Zogg Fire — The California Report