REAL STORIES

paradise lost

2019-10-17T17:47:13-07:00October 17th, 2019|

Life on the ridge for me started back in 1974 when my parents my sister and I moved up from Sacramento. Entering Paradise Elementary half way thru the 1st grade, I was very nervous since I knew no one here. As I grew up and gained friends, I fell in love with the community. When

My Family

2019-04-15T17:14:22-07:00April 4th, 2019|

I do not have a unique survival story, just the love that my family has for Paradise and now trying to find and figure out a new chapter for our growing family. A brief background of what was happening in our life at the time of the fire and our Paradise Roots. Both my husband

Is this a nightmare

2019-10-27T21:08:40-07:00March 25th, 2019|

I was woken up at 8:30 the morning of November 8th and told to get up because we might be evacuated. I been through the evacuations 5 times before and always returned back home so I did not think much about it but got up anyway and took my shower real quick. After taking my

Trailerville in the Woods

2019-03-28T13:44:49-07:00March 18th, 2019|

After a series of changes I bought a little trailer and my friends graciously let me live there for 9 years. Living close to Lime Saddle Marina was great because I worked there off and on. I had moved to Paradise in 1975 so I was in Love with the area. November 8, 2018 I