Enforcing Chico’s anti-camping rules | Clearing evacuation routes | New soul food restaurant
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Friday, March 3.
Chico plans to enforce anti-camping laws at north Chico site
The city of Chico says it will open additional campsites for unhoused residents who are not eligible to stay in local shelters. These new sites will allow the city to legally enforce its anti-camping ordinances at a sanctioned encampment in north Chico intended only for authorized residents.
— Alec Stutson, NSPR
Maintaining evacuation routes in Camp Fire burn scar
The Butte County Board of Supervisors Tuesday discussed clearing vegetation alongside evacuation routes in the Camp Fire burn scar. County officials say removing brush and vegetation along about 100 miles of roadway in and around the fire’s footprint would cost about $2.3 million.
— Andre Byik, NSPR
Black Wal Street Café to open brick-and-mortar food joint in Chico
Chico is getting a new late-night restaurant in the Safeway parking lot on Nord Avenue. The Caribbean and African soul food joint, Black Wal Street Café, first found popularity on social media. Now, it will soon open a physical location. Read the full story.
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
State’s reparations committee to finalize recommendations
California’s Reparations Task Force will meet in Sacramento today and Saturday to continue finalizing its recommendations to the state. The committee will be focusing specifically on looking at who could qualify and the logistics of implementing a reparations program.
— CapRadio Staff
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