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Chico to clear more homeless encampments | Councilor Addison Winslow receives cease and desist letter from city of Chico | Outreach, emergency sheltering funds to be discussed by Chico City Council 

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Tuesday, December, 5.

In today’s episode:

  • City of Chico to clear more unhoused encampments, some say they’ve been moved ten times — Alec Stutson, NSPR
  • A Chico city council member is defending his right to talk to local media — Erik Adams, NSPR
  • Outreach, emergency sheltering funds for unhoused people to be discussed by Chico City Council — Ken Devol, NSPR
  • Coats for Kids drive underway in Redding — Ken Devol, 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.
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.