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Many Burned Trees From 2015 Butte Fire Still Await Removal

August 1, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

Calaveras County has removed thousands of trees burned by the 2015 Butte Fire. But thousands remain on public or private property.

 Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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Calaveras County Copes With Change After Influx of New Marijuana Growers

November 3, 2016 | Julia Mitric

People have grown marijuana quietly in Calaveras County for decades. But after the Butte fire word got out that Calaveras was the place to grow. Now long-time residents say a “green rush" fueled by outsiders is hurting their county.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP


Utility Says Blame For 2015 Wildfire Is Unclear

April 29, 2016

(AP) — California officials say they'll ask for more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line.

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Homeowners Who Lost Everything In Butte Fire Starting To Rebuild

February 18, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

Many of the families who lost homes are now living on the land in trailers or tents.

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