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Landlines crucial for wildfire safety, North State officials say | Chico councilors support new Martin v. Boise appeal | Farm to food bank program begins in Yuba and Sutter counties

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Friday, February 9. 

In today’s episode:

  • North State officials say landlines are crucial for wildfire safety, opposing AT&T’s move to cancel service - Jamie Jiang, NSPR 
  • Chico councilors vote to support new appeal against Martin v. Boise case - Ava Norgrove, NSPR
  • New farm to food bank program in Yuba and Sutter counties begins this week - Ava Norgrove, NSPR
  • Chinese New Year celebration to be held at temple in Oroville this weekend - Ken Devol, 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.