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UV radiation can be unsafe on hot days | Council discusses Warren v. Chico in closed session | Chico library to open an extra day

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, July 10.

In today’s episode:

  • Interview: More than heat, UV radiation is something to watch out for on hot summer days — Ava Norgrove, NSPR
  • Residents address Warren v. Chico before council goes into closed session meeting — Erik Adams, NSPR
  • Chico’s library branch now open an extra day per week — Erik Adams, NSPR
  • Thursday night market will be closed this week due to extreme heat — Sarah Bohannon, NSPR


A man drinks water during a heat wave in Los Angeles on July 13, 2023.
Damian Dovarganes

AP Photo
Heat waves have killed hundreds of Californians and cost billions of dollars in the past decade, according to a new report from the state insurance department.

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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 has worked at North State Public Radio since 2015 and is currently the station’s Director of Operations. She’s responsible for the sound of the station and works to create the richest public radio experience possible for NSPR listeners.
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.