Seven Camp Fire survivors opened up about their escapes, their lives since the fire broke out, and the ongoing challenges they face. Here are their accounts, in their own words, as shared for #WeAreChico.
After one of the most devastating fire seasons in state history, California State University, Chico’s ecological reserves are partnering with Terra Fuego to conduct a prescribed burn on Thursday, Dec. 13, to reduce fuels, mitigate fire risk, and provide a training opportunity for CSU, Chico students and current and future fire professionals.
Over 500 students are expected to discuss important local and regional environmental issues and policies at the sixth annual Sense of Place Symposium on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Colusa Hall.
Some teammates are just teammates. But when one member of the Chico State Cycling Team asked for help building a line break around his home as the Camp Fire marched through the foothills, his teammates didn’t hesitate to help.
With Phi Kappa Tau leading the way in rounding up donations, Chico State fraternities and sororities came together with a big day-one donation drive to provide for evacuees and victims of the Camp Fire.
A distinguished face gazes out from the southwest edge of campus, its dark beard mixed with gray, mouth set in a comforting smile, and eyes twinkling with patience, kindness, and understanding. This is James Luyirika-Sewagudde, Jr., a 45-year employee of Chico State's Office of International Education.