Photo: A fire engine parked in downtown Ventura (Matt Sinsky)
Stories of generosity from the Thomas Fire
From this Episode:
School closures mean no breakfast and lunch for thousands of kids
The fires have forced 94,000 people to evacuate. But, even those who aren’t in the evacuation zone are finding their lives disrupted because of school closures. Low-income...
3 min, 2 sec
After losing a home, starting to rebuild
Nick Bonge is one of hundreds of people who lost their home in the Thomas Fire. He lives on Briarwood Terrace in the foothills of downtown Ventura. We first met him two days...
5 min, 1 sec
Donkeys, pigs and pythons among the Thomas Fire evacuees
It looks like Noah's Ark at the Humane Society of Ventura County in downtown Ojai. When the fire broke out last Monday night, employees and volunteers scrambled to shelter...
7 min, 9 sec
How does ash affect our health and our water?
If you live in the 805, you’re likely wearing an N-95 mask around town. The point is to avoid breathing in ash or particulates. And while we know inhaling it is bad for...