Tag: California State University

When Paradise Is On Fire

Chico, Calif. — Paradise, an old Gold Rush town tucked in the Sierra Nevada foothills, lies 100 miles north of Sacramento and less than 15 miles from here. Sister communities, we are connected by the Skyway, a four-lane, winding road. It’s the daily commute for thousands and the sole route […]

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Thousand Oaks and Our Peculiarly American Affliction

It has become my habit to check social media when I first wake up, a consequence of this modern age. I wasn’t sleeping well, so this morning I checked my phone around 5 a.m., expecting to see continued analysis of the midterm elections and maybe a charming news item about […]

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