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CalFire warns of fire years | Cost of extreme weather | Popularity of sports in the North State

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Tuesday, May 2.

In today’s episode:

  • Is there an official start of fire season? We asked CalFire — Jamie Jiang, NSPR
  • Annual costs from extreme weather in the state tops $600 million — CapRadio Staff
  • Football is the most popular sport for high school boys in many North State counties — Jamie Jiang, NSPR
  • California officials conduct final snow survey of the season — CapRadio Staff

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