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Chico Immediate Care closure | Fire survivor tax relief | Siskiyou cold case

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, Feb. 15.

Chico Immediate Care to close at the end of the week

Some patients of Chico Immediate Care received calls from the clinic Monday informing them it will close permanently on Friday, Feb. 17. The clinic did not return requests for comment on the closure.

— Alec Stutson, NSPR

Paradise council member returns from advocating for fire survivor tax relief in D.C.

A group advocating for a bill that would offer tax relief to fire survivors returned from Washington D.C. this week. The bill — HR 176 — would give a federal tax exemption to all who receive PG&E settlement money from the Fire Victim Trust. Paradise Town Council member Steve Crowder was among those advocating for the bill. Listen to an interview with Crowder in today’s Headlines.

— Jamie Jiang, NSPR

Siskiyou County cold case progresses with arrest of homicide suspect

The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office says a man has been arrested in connection with the 18-year-old killing of Patricia Joseph, whose body was found in the Klamath River in 2005. The family wrote on Facebook that “the time for justice is long overdue.”

— Jamie Jiang, NSPR

Hearing on gas prices scheduled for next week

Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to stop excessive price increases by the oil industry is set for its first hearing next week. The California State Senate's Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee has scheduled a hearing on Feb. 22.

— CapRadio Staff

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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.
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.
Jamie was NSPR’s wildfire reporter and Report For America corps member. She covered all things fire, but her main focus was wildfire recovery in the North State. Before NSPR, Jamie was at UCLA, where she dabbled in college radio and briefly worked as a podcast editor at the Daily Bruin.
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.