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Butte County explores payment plans for rebuilding Bear Fire survivors | Tuscan Water District election underway | Chico City Council to discuss sewer connection fees, council compensation

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Tuesday, November 21.

In today’s episode:

  • Butte County explores payment plans for rebuilding Bear Fire survivors — Erik Adams, NSPR 
  • Special election for controversial water district underway in Butte County — Ken Devol, NSPR
  • Chico City Council to discuss sewer connection fees, council compensation — Ken Devol, NSPR
  • Redding scientists join ‘Defiance for Science’ strike across California — Ava Norgrove, NSPR

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Erik began his role as NSPR's Butte County government reporter in September of 2023 as part of UC Berkeley's California Local News Fellowship. He received his bachelor's degree in Journalism from Cal State LA earlier that year.
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.
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.