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Hosted by Tess Vigeland, veteran journalist and former anchor for American Public Media’s “Marketplace,” “After Paradise” is a program of North State Public Radio (NSPR) dedicated to post-fire recovery information for those who have been affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California. Each weekday, Tess and the NSPR News Team will bring you the latest from government officials, rescue organizations, financial planners, trauma experts and local reporters involved in Camp Fire recovery efforts. The program airs on NSPR each weekday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. You can listen here after it airs live on KCHO 91.7 FM Chico & KFPR 88.9 FM Redding or at www.mynspr.org. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW? If you have questions about Camp Fire recovery you can submit them at www.mynspr.org or for possible air by calling (530)-433-4887. After Paradise is produced by Tess Vigeland, Sarah Bohannon, Marc Albert and Phil Wilke. The music was composed by Adam Ragusea.

Hosted by Tess Vigeland, veteran journalist and former anchor for American Public Media’s “Marketplace,” “After Paradise” is a program of North State Public Radio (NSPR) dedicated to post-fire recovery information for those who have been affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California. Each weekday, Tess and the NSPR News Team will bring you the latest from government officials, rescue organizations, financial planners, trauma experts and local reporters involved in Camp Fire recovery efforts. The program airs on NSPR each weekday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. You can listen here after it airs live on KCHO 91.7 FM Chico & KFPR 88.9 FM Redding or at www.mynspr.org. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW? If you have questions about Camp Fire recovery you can submit them at www.mynspr.org or for possible air by calling (530)-433-4887. After Paradise is produced by Tess Vigeland, Sarah Bohannon, Marc Albert and Phil Wilke. The music was composed by Adam Ragusea.
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Hosted by Tess Vigeland, veteran journalist and former anchor for American Public Media’s “Marketplace,” “After Paradise” is a program of North State Public Radio (NSPR) dedicated to post-fire recovery information for those who have been affected by the Camp Fire in Northern California. Each weekday, Tess and the NSPR News Team will bring you the latest from government officials, rescue organizations, financial planners, trauma experts and local reporters involved in Camp Fire recovery efforts. The program airs on NSPR each weekday from 6:30 to 7 p.m. You can listen here after it airs live on KCHO 91.7 FM Chico & KFPR 88.9 FM Redding or at www.mynspr.org. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW? If you have questions about Camp Fire recovery you can submit them at www.mynspr.org or for possible air by calling (530)-433-4887. After Paradise is produced by Tess Vigeland, Sarah Bohannon, Marc Albert and Phil Wilke. The music was composed by Adam Ragusea.

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English

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530-898-3930


Episodes

After Paradise: Week 23

4/19/2019
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Tonight on “After Paradise” it’s been 23 weeks since the Camp Fire started. In this episode, we hear the latest on PG&E, debris removal and the redesign of Paradise. We also hear from residents rebuilding in Coffey Park — a community in Santa Rosa that was destroyed in the Tubbs Fire a year-and-a-half ago. We also take a look at homelessness after the Camp Fire, and hear a story about the Helltown Hotshots – four men who stayed behind to help save their community. And don’t forget we want to...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 21

4/5/2019
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Tonight on “After Paradise” it’s been 21 weeks since the Camp Fire started. We hear from a doctor at Adventist Health who tells us about the hospital’s new Cancer Care Center in Chico, we hear about a group who’s meeting to give Camp Fire survivors support and to discuss redesigning Paradise, and we hear from survivors of the Camp and Carr fires about whether or not their perspectives have changed on climate change after the fires. We also look into your questions about insurance and hear...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise - Week 20

3/31/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise, it’s been 20 weeks since the Camp Fire started. We bring you the latest post-Camp Fire recovery news, we learn why some pets were easily reunited with their owners after the fire and why other weren’t, and we hear from a man who lost his home, but has returned to work on the ridge with his food truck. We also answer your question about whether or not Google Maps will preserve the pre-fire Street View of Paradise. For Thursday, March 28, 2019 … this is “After...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 19

3/25/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise, it’s been 19 weeks since the Camp Fire started. New water contamination warnings raises more questions and concerns. Evacuees with few housing options were promised modular homes by the federal government, but three and a half months after the fire, is the progress only on paper? Plus the Fire’s toll extends beyond hearts and minds to the actual earth beneath us. A look at fundamental changes to soil caused by extreme heat and how the damage can be undone, and a...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 18

3/17/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise, it’s been 18 weeks since the Camp Fire started. Tonight on “After Paradise” we hear about a new case management program in Butte County that’s helping connect Camp Fire survivors to resources they still need four months after the fire, we hear from two women who have returned to Paradise about what their lives are like living in a town of rubble with few others in it and we go to Magalia to learn how the Butte County Fire Safe Council is working to prevent fires...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 17

3/7/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise, it’s been 17 weeks since the Camp Fire started. In this episode we hear from those determined to return to Paradise that hold the first building permits that have been issued in the town, and we hear from a veterinarian who was on the front lines helping save animals after the Camp Fire erupted. We also talk to Meredith Cooper, managing editor at the Chico News & Review about her recent story on the widespread contamination in Paradise’s water system. If you have...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 16

3/7/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise – it’s been 16 weeks since the Camp Fire started. In this episode we hear the latest news on PG&E, we learn that the camping ban in Paradise isn’t being enforced and we take a journey to Butte Creek Canyon – a place where land practices of the past played a role in how much of that area was destroyed by the Camp Fire. Your questions answered: Listener Don asked for an update of the status of water conditions in Paradise, which you can find here. We also were able to...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 15

2/22/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise – it’s been 15 weeks since the Camp Fire started. In this episode we hear from Chico Mayor Randall Stone about the major housing shortage in the City of Chico, we learn why a new law enacted to help California fire survivors with insurance coverage will not benefit those displaced by the Camp Fire and we hear from the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce about the work going into bringing a vibrant business community back to Paradise. Your questions answered: Some of...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 14

2/21/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise – it’s been 14 weeks since the Camp Fire started. In this episode we bring you the latest on Federal Emergency Management Agency housing units, the Red Cross Shelter and debris removal, we hear about new legislation aimed at creating a statewide network of weather monitoring stations that would help assess the threat of future wildfires in California, and we answer your questions about displaced pets. If there’s anything else you want to know about Camp Fire...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 13

2/8/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise – it’s been 13 weeks since the Camp Fire started. We bring you more about a decision earlier this week to bar Paradise residents from returning to their fire damaged properties, we check in with an official from the Town of Paradise for the town’s latest updates, and we look to the City of Santa Rosa for insights on what the community may soon be facing in terms of homelessness. After the 2017 fires there, Sonoma County is seeing an increase in the number of people...

Duration:00:28:59

After Paradise: Week 12

2/1/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise - It’s been 12 weeks since the Camp Fire started. We hear from those still being housed at the last Red Cross shelter in Chico. Today the shelter was supposed to close its doors. We’ll hear an update on that closure and where evacuees say they might go. We also check in with a local service provider about the status of permanent local shelters and affordable housing. We’ll hear from two Washington Post reporters about a multimedia web series on wildfires out this...

Duration:00:28:59

After Paradise: Parrott Family Christmas

1/31/2019
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After Paradise: Parrott Family Christmas by After Paradise

Duration:00:09:59

After Paradise: Week 11

1/25/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise - It’s been 11 weeks since the Camp Fire started. We bring you the latest from last night’s Paradise Town Council meeting. We also look to next week, next Thursday to be precise, January 31st. A day of some very big deadlines, including FEMA and government debris removal for those who have been displaced by the Camp Fire. It’s also the day the final remaining Red Cross shelter is set to close. Hundreds still remain there, we’ll speak to those being housed there...

Duration:00:28:59

After Paradise: Week 10

1/18/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise - It’s been 10 weeks since the Camp Fire started. PG&E faces staggering legal costs. California’s largest utility now seeking bankruptcy protection. We explore what it means for Camp Fire survivor and ratepayers. We also check in with State Assemblyman James Gallagher about the utility and the legislator’s response. For decades home prices in Butte County have been more down to earth than much of California, but with thousands of homes wiped off the map, Chico is...

Duration:00:28:59

After Paradise: Week 10

1/18/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise - It’s been 10 weeks since the Camp Fire started. PG&E faces staggering legal costs. California’s largest utility now seeking bankruptcy protection. We explore what it means for Camp Fire survivor and ratepayers. We also check in with State Assemblyman James Gallagher about the utility and the legislator’s response. For decades home prices in Butte County have been more down to earth than much of California, but with thousands of homes wiped off the map, Chico is...

Duration:00:28:59

After Paradise: Week 9

1/11/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise - It’s been nine weeks since the Camp Fire started. More uncertainty for fire victims as President Trump announces he’s ordered FEMA to cut off aid to California. We ask local politicians how real the threat is. We look at how the fire damaged water lines in Paradise, and what that means for water quality on the ridge. Also, art plays a role in helping the community recover, we’ll hear from local high schoolers and quilters lifting spirits through song and sewing....

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 9

1/11/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise - It’s been nine weeks since the Camp Fire started. More uncertainty for fire victims as President Trump announces he’s ordered FEMA to cut off aid to California. We ask local politicians how real the threat is. We look at how the fire damaged water lines in Paradise, and what that means for water quality on the ridge. Also, art plays a role in helping the community recover, we’ll hear from local high schoolers and quilters lifting spirits through song and sewing....

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 8

1/9/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise - It’s been eight weeks since the Camp Fire started. Fire victims are running out of time to claim pets in the emergency shelter. Plus: their homes were saved, but that didn’t prevent insurance woes, we look for solutions and an in depth look at the mechanics of what made the Camp Fire so fast, so deadly and why it could happen again. We want to hear from YOU. As a community we have never had to navigate a process like this, so we’re turning to you to learn what...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 8

1/9/2019
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Tonight on After Paradise - It’s been eight weeks since the Camp Fire started. Fire victims are running out of time to claim pets in the emergency shelter. Plus: their homes were saved, but that didn’t prevent insurance woes, we look for solutions and an in depth look at the mechanics of what made the Camp Fire so fast, so deadly and why it could happen again. We want to hear from YOU. As a community we have never had to navigate a process like this, so we’re turning to you to learn what...

Duration:00:28:58

After Paradise: Week 7

12/27/2018
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Tonight on After Paradise – it's been seven weeks since the Camp Fire started. In this episode we hear from three trauma experts about ways to cope, including why getting back into a routine is key to the healing process, how to know if you may be experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and how writing can be an effective treatment for trauma. Plus we hear from an artist working on a project she hopes will one day welcome returning Paradise residents home. We want to hear from YOU. As a...

Duration:00:28:58