How Tahoe was protected during the Caldor Fire | Sacramento’s preservation of open spaces | The return of the Aftershock Festival
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A sign outside a South Lake Tahoe Fire Station welcomes residents back to town after the lifting of the evacuation order Monday, Sept. 6, 2021. The resort town of some 22,000 was cleared last week due to the Caldor Fire.
AP Photo/Samuel Metz
We learn how Tahoe was able to protect itself from the Caldor Fire and what the continued threats are amid ongoing droughts and heat waves. We check in on how the Sacramento area is doing when it comes to preservation of open spaces for wildlife and plants. And, the return of the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento after being postponed in 2020.
- CapRadio Data Reporter, Emily Zentner, and KQED Climate Reporter, Ezra David Romero, join us with their reporting on how Tahoe was able to protect itself from the Caldor Fire
- Haven Kiers, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at UC Davis, explains how the Sacramento area is doing when it comes to preservation of open spaces for wildlife and plants following a CapRadio/Valley Vision regional survey which found that over 90% of respondents felt very strongly or somewhat strongly that we preserve wild open spaces for plants and animals.
- Chief Marketing Officer, Chamie McCurry, discusses the return of the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento after being postponed in 2020.
Father, son arrested for allegedly starting Caldor Fire have been under investigation since August, attorney says
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
David Scott Smith, 66, and Travis Shane Smith, 32, are accused of reckless arson related to the Caldor Fire, which burned for 67 days In El Dorado and Amador counties and destroyed more than 1,000 structures.