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Wildfire survivors struggle with increased PG&E rates | Secretary of State asked by voting rights nonprofits to monitor Shasta County elections | California prepares for flooding

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Friday, October 27.

In today’s episode:

  • Wildfire survivors struggle with increased PG&E rates Jamie Jiang, NSPR
  • California’s Secretary of State asked by voting rights nonprofits to monitor Shasta County elections — Alec Stutson, NSPR
  • California prepares for possible flooding this year — Ken Devol, NSPR
  • Chico, Oroville libraries receive state funding for facility improvements — Alec Stutson, NSPR

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Sarah is an award-winning host, reporter, producer and editor. She’s worked at North State Public Radio since 2015 and is currently the station’s Assistant Program Director. She’s responsible for the “sound of the station" and works to create the richest public radio experience possible for NSPR listeners.
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.
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.
Ava is NSPR’s Morning Edition anchor and reporter. They previously worked on NPR’s Weekend Edition and NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered broadcasts and produced weekly national news stories focused on contextualizing national issues for individual communities. They love NorCal and spending time outdoors.
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.