Robin Epley, The Daily Democrat

Robin Epley

The Daily Democrat

Chico, CA, United States

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Past articles by Robin:

Fort Bragg council to discuss town name change

In a Facebook post published Friday evening, Fort Bragg Mayor Will Lee announced the City Council will be discussing a possible name change. The town is named after a Confederate Army general, Brax… → Read More

Chico City Council votes to ban flavored-tobacco products

CHICO — The hot topic at Tuesday’s City Council meeting was the Internal Affairs Committee recommendation to ban flavored tobacco sales in the city. The city ultimately voted to move ahead wi… → Read More

Former Yolo supervisor may force Chico into district elections

CHICO — Two separate law firms have threatened legal action against the city of Chico if it do not abolish the at-large elections that choose the city councilors, and instead establish voting… → Read More

Another Red Flag Warning starting Tuesday

CHICO — The National Weather Service Sacramento has announced critical fire weather conditions are likely for Tuesday and Wednesday, including high gusts of wind in the mountains and wind pro… → Read More

Geese collision forces emergency helicopter to land

OROVILLE — A FlightCare helicopter traveling to Enloe Medical Center made an emergency landing at Oroville Municipal Airport Monday morning, after it collided with a flock of geese around 2 a… → Read More

Mobile mushroom lab’s goal is to ‘break down carcinogenic and disruptive materials’

YANKEE HILL — After the Camp Fire destroyed his home, local farmer Chris “Cheetah” Tchudi was granted early access to his farm to feed and care for the animals he wasn’t able to evacuate. But… → Read More

A mother of two disappeared 27 years ago in Butte County. Detectives have tracked down her suspected murderer

Arrest made in decades-old cold case murder of missing woman → Read More

Inhaled | The lessons learned

In 2017 and 2018 alone, 139 lives and tens of thousands of homes, schools, businesses and other structures were lost to wildfires in California. The cost of firefighting rose to $773 million and th… → Read More

Inhaled | ‘A new phenomena’ – Daily Democrat

At one point during the Camp Fire, Chico State University student Cyndi Ledet went over to her friend’s house for comfort. The air was smoky and orange still, and Chico was under a haze caused by a… → Read More

High tension at PG&E rate hike hearing – Daily Democrat

CHICO — It was standing room only at the Butte County Association of Government Chambers on Thursday, while the California Public Utilities Commission heard public comment on Pacific Gas &amp… → Read More

Inhaled | ‘A tragedy waiting to happen’

Clean air is something we often take for granted. Our breath should slip in and out of our lungs with thoughtless ease. But when what we inhale is polluted, our bodies struggle and that natural &#8… → Read More

PG&E says ‘every bolt’ will be checked before next fire season – Daily Democrat

OROVILLE — Protesters disturbed the relative peace of the Butte County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. Shouts from a megaphone could occasionally be heard through the chambers, as a group of … → Read More

Oroville Reservoir stays low to provide more room for rain

OROVILLE — Oroville Dam is currently the only reservoir in the state that’s below average elevation — but that’s on purpose, said the state’s Department of Water Resources. “If the lake begins to r… → Read More

No RVs or temporary housing on property until clean-up is complete, Paradise council decides

PARADISE — Emotions and tempers ran high Monday morning as the Paradise Town Council held an open, emergency meeting before voting on a new ordinance that would make it illegal for Camp Fire surviv… → Read More

‘Atmospheric river’ shows no signs of slowing – Daily Democrat

A series of winter storms are headed straight from the Pacific into Northern and Southern California this week, prompting fears of mudslides and falling trees along with rushing river water. “Two … → Read More