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On the morning of Sept. 15, 2014, people in the northern California community of Weed were enjoying a sunny fall day. Children were settling into their week at school. The Weed Community Center’s gym was echoing with the sound of teen-... Read More
In one three-month period last year, there was only one 18-hour period when the American Red Cross’ northern California chapter didn’t have at least one shelter open somewhere. Front and center on the Boles Fire, Red Cross volunteers... Read More
Jennifer Rubio left her hometown of Weed last August to start her third year at Chico State. Twenty-two days after her departure, Rubio learned that she would never again open the front door to her home, cuddle her dog, Milo, or flip... Read More
No one likes to think that he or she will ever experience a catastrophic event — a natural or manmade disaster that puts lives and communities at risk. Yet we’ve seen it happen again and again — Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, the... Read More