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High school principal burned out of Paradise gets fresh start in Hughson  Sacramento Bee

Loren Lighthall has started as principal of Hughson High School in Hughson, California. He had been principal at Paradise High School, but his large family ...



Paradise fire destroyed this school principal’s home. Hughson High welcomes him.  Modesto Bee

The next principal at Hughson High School will come from Paradise, where he lost his home to the massive Camp Fire last year. Loren Lighthall will start his new ...



Paradise High School principal resigns due to lack of housing  Action News Now

The principal of Paradise High School announced that he will be resigning from his position due to an inability to secure housing.



Familiar – if slightly grayer – coach takes over Hughson High's football program  The Modesto Bee

Former Hughson High junior varsity and assistant football coach Shaun King is hired to lead the Huskies' program, taking over for Vince Brown. King is a ...



Paradise High School principal resigns, unable to find housing after Camp Fire  Sacramento Bee

The principal of Paradise High School says he is resigning because he was unable to secure housing after November's devastating Camp Fire destroyed more ...



Hughson High teens teach frosh to live Life of a Husky  Modesto Bee

Hughson High teens are getting some help to make the most of their high school years. Life of a Husky aims to put performance strategies for top athletes to work ...



Paradise High School principal resigns due to lack of housing after Camp Fire  ABC10.com KXTV

PARADISE, Calif. — In the town of Paradise, in the midst of what the Camp Fire left behind, the high school is untouched and unoccupied. Loren Lighthall, who ...



‘We Will Rise Up:’ Students Walk Across Graduation Stage at Paradise High School  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

PARADISE -- A sea of white and green filled the football field of Paradise High School, where more than 200 high school students began their senior year.



District Issues Statement on Hughson High School Hazing Scandal  FOX40

The Hughson School District released a new statement denying any allegations of sexual assault in a recent hazing scandal at Hughson High School.



Paradise High School Students Surprised by Star-Studded Tribute at Prom  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

PARADISE -- This past weekend, students at Paradise High School held their annual prom. Despite all the hardship they've endured this school year, students ...



Hughson Football Players Suspended after Alleged Hazing Incident  FOX40

Some local high school students are in hot water after an alleged hazing incident.



Sheriff says Hughson HS football hazing leads to citations  KCRA Sacramento

Two football players at Hughson High School have been cited for battery stemming from a hazing incident, deputies said Wednesday.



The story behind the decorated almond tree at the corner of a Hughson orchard  Modesto Bee

An almond tree at the edge of an orchard south of Hughson has become a living, growing evolving symbol of a girl who died in a car crash when she was 16 in ...



Surviving Paradise: The Long Road to Rebuilding Schools  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

The clear morning sky above Paradise quickly turned dark gray on the morning of November 8.



Robert Bell Wallace  The Turlock Journal

Bob passed unexpectedly while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. He was 67 years old.



Concow Couple Lifts Neighbors’ Spirits after Camp Fire With Home-Cooked Meals  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

CONCOW -- Every night at supper time, you'll find Teri Rubiolo dishing out a message. “People need to know they're loved and cared about,” Rubiolo said.



Granite Bay High School’s Prophetic Musical Centers on Life as a Teen and College Admissions  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

GRANITE BAY -- The whole point of Granite Bay High School's musical, "Ranked," is to shine an actual and figurative spotlight on what high school life can be ...



After Losing His Livelihood in the Camp Fire, Paradise Man Starts Over in Yuba City  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

YUBA CITY -- The road to recovery can be a long one for those who lost their homes and businesses when the Camp Fire raced through Paradise. Mike Lampke ...



Train Derails in Hughson; Roads Closed  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

A freight train derailed late Saturday night in Hughson, emergency officials said.



Paradise Welcomes Back First Family to Rebuild Their Home after the Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Paradise is growing again. The town issued its first Certificate of Occupancy for a rebuilt home on Monday -- eight months after the Camp Fire devastated the ...



Abuse from the Sidelines Driving High School Referees Away from Officiating  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

At high school games, not just in California but all across the country, referees are making the call to step away from officiating. They are citing "adult behavior" ...



Paradise Town Council Holds Meeting on Housing  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

PARADISE -- The Paradise Town Council held a meeting Monday morning to discuss housing as the devastated community continues to move forward after the ...



Erin Brockovich Meets With Camp Fire Victims about PG&E Lawsuit  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

CHICO -- With an admission of liability to the Security and Exchange Commission and $10 billion set aside for reparations, lawyers filing Camp Fire suits against ...



High School Principal Dies After Donating Bone Marrow to Save Stranger  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

A high school principal has died after going to the hospital to donate bone marrow to try to save the life of a 14-year-old in France.



Kings’ Fox Holds Basketball Camp for Kids  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ROCKLIN -- The Sacramento Kings still have a couple of months to go before training camp begins, but point guard De'Aaron Fox is back in town to hold his ...



Kids Get Firsthand Firefighting Experience at Roseville Camp  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ROSEVILLE -- Nearly 50 kids applied to participate in the Roseville Kids Fire Camp this year. Those selected got a week of hands-on firefighting, lifesaving, ...



Casa Roble Football Team Raises $25,000 for Paradise High School Football Team  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

The Casa Roble Rams out of Orangevale have "adopted" the Paradise High football team and set out to raise money to donate to the Camp Fire victims. A team ...



Get Outdoors: Camping With Different Accommodations  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Pedro is in the studio with executive director Dyana Kelley from Camp California getting the details on different camp grounds in our area. “I can't go camping ...



Woman Survived the Camp Fire with Horrific Burns. Now She’s Relearning to Walk  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

CONCOW -- It's been five months since the Camp Fire destroyed Paradise and parts of Butte County. While many are still scarred emotionally one Concow ...



California Woman, 102, Forced Out of Home so Landlord’s Daughter can Move In  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

LOS ANGELES – A 102-year-old woman is being forced out of her home in Ladera Heights, according to KCBS. Family and friends of Thelma Smith are banding ...



When a High School Volleyball Team Lost Everything in the Camp Fire, Their Opponents Bought Them New Uniforms  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

For a high school volleyball team, making the state semifinals would normally be a big deal. But for the girls' team at Paradise Adventist Academy in Northern ...



Six Months after the Camp Fire, Residents of Paradise Find New Life Beneath the Rubble  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

PARADISE -- If you look in any direction from the vantage point of the newly rebuilt Starbucks in Paradise, you can see that much of the town remains in ruins ...



As Paradise Continues to Rebuild, the Physical and Mental Effects of the Camp Fire Remain  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

BUTTE COUNTY -- Tucked away in a burn-scarred valley, pockets of Paradise show subtle signs of progress. Ginny Pacheco is one of the many residents who ...



Holiday craft fairs will start popping up across the valley and Mother Lode regions  The Modesto Bee

Holiday craft fairs will start popping up across the valley and Mother Lode regions, the peddling of all things festive with numerous organizations, communities ...



Paradise High School Basketball Teams Return to the Court after the Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

CHICO -- Monday night's basketball games between Paradise and Chico should have been normal, except that it was the first night back on the court for the ...



30 Contractors Affected by the Camp Fire Go on Shopping Spree for New, Free Equipment  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

CHICO -- Contractors who lost tools to the Camp Fire crowded inside the Chico Home Depot to participate in a tool giveaway. Down almost every aisle, 30 ...



Marine Killed in Camp Pendleton Training Crash was from Auburn  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

PLACER COUNTY -- A Marine from the Auburn area was killed after a crash during training at Camp Pendleton last week. Authorities say 29-year-old Staff Sgt.



Camp Fire: Sheriff Honea Takes FOX40 through Devastated Concow Community  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Before the Camp Fire burned through the town of Paradise, it had destroyed the community of Camelot in nearby Concow.



How Quick Thinking Saved Hundreds of Lives during Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

As the Camp Fire approached Paradise, many were stuck in gridlock, unable to escape.



Parents Blast ‘Going Away Party’ for Guiding Hands School as Inappropriate  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

EL DORADO HILLS -- Some parents are outraged an El Dorado Hills school for kids with special needs is holding a "going away party" after one of its own ...



Sheriff: 10 Names Still on Camp Fire Missing List  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

https://www.facebook.com/CaliforniaOES/videos/360689818074833/ PARADISE (AP) — The Butte County Sheriff says only 10 names remain on the list of ...



Some Coaches Say Folsom High Should be Removed From SFL, Become Independent  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

FOLSOM -- Can a high school football team be too good for the league it's in? Several coaches are making that claim against Folsom High School. Calling for it ...



Camp Fire Death Toll Climbs to 86  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say the death toll from a destructive wildfire has decimated the town of Paradise has climbed from 85 ...



Hughson Soccer Fields Dedicated to Fallen Stanislaus Sheriff’s Deputy  FOX40

Before he died, Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace talked of expanding the soccer fields at the Hughson Sports and Fitness Complex.



Group Giving Away New Prom Dresses Donated by Business Affected by the Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

A local organization is giving away hundreds of prom dresses to local high school students - for free - through a unique opportunity that arose from the tragedy of ...



Graduation Speaker Pledges to Pay Class of 2019 Student Debt  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at ...



Family Begins Long Process of Picking Up the Pieces after the Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

PARADISE -- Thousands of families were left with nothing after the Camp Fire raged through Butte County and almost completely wiped out the town of Paradise ...



Florida Teen Arrested for Attempting WWE Move on Principal  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

A high school student in Florida was arrested this week after he was recorded raising his hands toward his principal's neck.



Stockton Students Serenade Principal Fighting Cancer  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

STOCKTON -- Students at George W. Bush Elementary in Stockton serenaded Principal Youlin Aissa, who for the last two years has battled stage four breast ...



No, the Rain is Not Toxic  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- No, the rain in California is not toxic. A viral post on Facebook claims the Thanksgiving week rain will mix with smoke and particulates from the ...



Roseville Hosts Town Hall Meeting for Camp Fire Survivors  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ROSEVILLE -- A one-stop-shop of help and resources came to Placer County for displaced Camp Fire survivors Saturday morning. More than a hundred people ...



Crosses Line Paradise Road, Honoring Those Lost to the Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

PARADISE -- Wooden crosses standing side by side mark the corner of Skyway and Skyway Crossroad roads. Thursday was the second time since the Camp ...



Ash and Phoenix: The Two Kittens Who Survived the Camp Fire are Up for Adoption  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Two kittens that survived the Camp Fire have gained some notoriety not only for their cuteness but because of their heartwarming story -- and now, they're up for ...



Couple ‘Adopted’ 93-Year-Old Veteran after His Town Burned in Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Tracy Grant was in a parking lot handing out hamburgers to evacuees from the devastating Camp Fire in Northern California when she encountered Lee ...



Dorothy Ann Danz  Union Democrat

Dorothy Ann Danz, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away at her home in Placerville on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Dorothy was a resident of Sonora for ...



Chico Business Owner Lets Employees Whose Homes Burned in Camp Fire Stay on Property  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

CHICO -- Kalei Kamanu still has his job in Chico but has nowhere close to stay. “The closest family to us is in Lincoln," Kamanu said. He lost nearly everything ...



7-Year-Old Boy Saves Sister Who Was Having a Seizure From Drowning in Pool  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Morgan Smith, 20, was on the bottom step of the pool in her family's backyard in Brantley County, Georgia when she said black spots started to take over her ...



VIDEO: Body Cam Video Shows Early Moments of Camp Fire Moving through Paradise  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Newly released body camera video shows perhaps one of the clearest looks of the Camp Fire moving through the town of Paradise.



‘Paradise is Home:’ Personal Stories Emerge from Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

PARADISE -- As the Camp Fire continues to rage in Butte County, personal stories from survivors and firefighters are emerging. Jody Jones - Mayor of Paradise ...



Urn Containing Grandmother’s Ashes Survives Camp Fire  WGNO New Orleans

PARADISE -- Running from a tower of flames was a terrifying escape from Paradise for Amber Paton and her family. Like thousands of others, they ran. "Family ...



Butte County Sheriff Revered for Leadership in the Face of Disaster  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

OROVILLE -- Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea has been the face of strength in Butte County. His leadership was widely seen during the emergency at the ...



Modesto Motel was ‘Living Hell’ for Families Now Struggling to Find New Homes  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

MODESTO -- Dozens of Modesto families were scrambling to find a new place to live Monday after the Budgetel Inn and Suites abruptly closed its doors.



To Save His Parents Money, This Diabetic Teen Cut Back on His Insulin  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Dillon Hooley loves his parents, so when he heard last year they were struggling to pay for his insulin, he wanted to help out any way he could.



Giving Week: Support Camp Fire Victims Through Salvation Army  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

FOX40 is teaming up with The Salvation Army to help the victims of the deadly and destructive Camp Fire in Butte County. Click HERE to help the families in ...



Butte County Man’s House Survives Camp Fire, Flash Flooding  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

BUTTE COUNTY -- In Butte County, heavy rains on the Camp Fire's burn area caused major mud slides. Friday, many had to dig out of the mud. Some homes ...



Hundreds of Pets Rescued from Camp Fire Still in Shelters  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

BUTTE COUNTY -- The four shelters that have been set up in Butte County for Camp Fire pets will have to be phased out, so there's a need for foster families.



Two Weeks after Camp Fire Swept Through Butte County, Survivors Gather for Thanksgiving  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Thousands of Camp Fire survivors had their Thanksgiving meal in Chico at the Sierra Nevada brewery -- many of them say they're just grateful to have a space ...



Woman Claims Son was ‘Targeted’ by Bullies, Beaten at Florin High School  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Just a couple of weeks into the new school year and the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department was already investigating a fight at Florin ...



Man Killed by Suspected Drunken Driver during Midtown Chase Remembered as Having ‘Tremendous Heart’  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Friends and family describe 28-year-old Melvin Kwaun Strong as easy going. Different. Loyal.



Paradise Neighbors Embrace Trans Man who Helped Them Flee Camp Fire  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

BUTTE COUNTY -- One man barely escaped the Camp Fire after staying behind to help his Paradise neighbors. "I kind of adopted him, you know?



Rocklin Couple Sets Up Way for People to ‘Adopt’ Camp Fire Survivors  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ROCKLIN -- The Camp Fire has forced thousands of families in Paradise to start over. So a couple from Rocklin created a unique and effective way to make an ...



Veteran Stands Guard Outside of Hughson Elementary School  KTXL

HUGHSON-- A Marine Corps staff sergeant is standing guard outside of Modesto-area elementary school. Craig Pusley is outside of Hughson Elementary ...



They Rebuilt after Losing Their Home to a Christmas Tree Fire Nearly Two Years Ago. Then the Camp Fire Came.  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Thousands of people lost their homes after the deadly Camp Fire tore through communities in Butte County.



Body found near Ceres identified as Modesto woman; death classified as homicide  Modesto Bee

The body found burned near a field behind Central Valley High School in Ceres this week has been identified as that of a young Modesto mother. Lauren Grace ...



Loved Ones Still Searching for Answers One Year Later  FOX40

One year after Lauren London was found dead in a field in Hughson, her family and friends are revealing details about her whereabouts that may provide new ...



PINK WEEK: A Local School Principal Shares How She’s Balancing Work, Her Personal Life During Her Cancer Journey  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Facing cancer is a struggle, especially when it comes to balancing your family and career. For Pink Week, this morning at 6:45, we'll hear from a local breast ...



Camp Fire: Important Information and Resources  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

BUTTE COUNTY -- Since it began on Nov. 8, the Camp Fire has become California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire. Below are several resources, ...



Woman Reels in 88-Pound ‘Monster’ Catfish  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

KENTUCKY LAKE, Ky. – Paula Smith is not a stranger to reeling in gigantic fish, but with a few days left in the year she broke her own record by landing a ...



After Losing Home to Wall Fire, Movie Buff Donates DVDs to Other Survivors  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

OROVILLE -- When FOX40 first met Mark Orsillo about a year and a half ago he was not doing well. A wildfire had just destroyed his Oroville home and his ...



Ceres schools put mental health services into kid-friendly mix  Modesto Bee

Student support specialists at every campus help get kids the help they need without stigma or delays to improve behavior, academics, in Ceres, CA.



FFA Student is Great Reporter  California Ag Today

California FFA Association, a high school youth leadership and career development organization, is very dynamic in the state. FFA chapters are located ...



Final Quarter: High School Football Scores  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Live Scores are powered by you, the fans! Download the ScoreStream app today to share your team scores, photos and more with fellow fans in real time!



Denair High School Supports First Openly Transgender Cheerleader  FOX40

In the Stanislaus County town of Denair, which takes up all of 1.9 square miles, the Denair High School football field is where varsity cheerleader Anry Fuentes ...



California FFA Association Archives  California Ag Today

California FFA Association, a high school youth leadership and career development organization, is very dynamic in the state. FFA chapters are located ...



Family Filing Lawsuit Against School District After Teacher Inappropriately Texts Student  FOX40

In an exclusive interview with FOX40, Jacob read aloud the text messages he says a married man in his 30s sent to his 16-year-old daughter.



High School’s Epic New Lip Dub Video Incorporates ‘Stranger Things,’ 11 songs  FOX40

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – One Oklahoma high school has created yet another epic lip dub video.



California's rural-urban divide blurs in crucial House race  High Country News

Water and immigration are key issues as Democrats seek to unseat an incumbent.



The Feds are Spending $48 Million to Move a Village; Most Residents Don’t Want to Relocate  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

The plans are grand -- a brand new community with homes, baseball fields, fishing ponds, a meeting hall and a solar farm to generate electricity to sell.



Residents in Clearlake Oaks Decide Whether to Stay or go as Ranch Fire Nears  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

CLEARLAKE OAKS -- More evacuations caused by the Mendocino Complex fires, as towns like Clearlake Oaks are being told to leave because of the Ranch ...



South Tahoe boys' basketball team starts season with new head coach  Tahoe Daily Tribune

The South Tahoe Vikings boys' basketball team is four games into the 2017-18 campaign and is trying to get up to speed under new head coach David ...



Interview: Next Move Sacramento Executive Director Rachel Wickland  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Rachel Wickland, executive director of Next Move Sacramento, joins us in the studio to talk about the work her organization does. Formerly the Sacramento ...



Former Students Steal from Del Oro High School Gym  FOX40

LOOMIS -- The Placer County Sheriff's Office reports five former Del Oro High School students were arrested on suspicion of stealing from the school's gym.



Pig Found Tortured, Killed at Delhi High School  FOX40

DELHI -- A show pig that was strangled, stabbed and hung on a tree at Delhi High School has left students and educators like William Snyder sick.



Accessible opera? Modesto company promises easy intro with “Butterfly”  Modesto Bee

Boasting an age-old tale that's often the bread-and-butter of dramatic love stories, Modesto's opera company closes its current season with a classic. Townsend ...



Language Immersion Program Touts Success in Open House  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

For some Sacramento first-graders, Spanish isn't just a class -- it's the language of almost all of their classes.



Christmas craft fairs pop up across the Modesto, Mother Lode regions  Modesto Bee

The peddling of all things festive begins with numerous organizations, communities and churches setting up their Christmas Craft Fairs over weekends through ...



Super Bowl Champ Mann Visits His Sacramento High School  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Super Bowl champion Charles Mann returned to his high school Friday for the first time since graduating in 1979.



Lobo Fire Leaves Rough and Ready Residents Devastated  FOX40

NEVADA COUNTY -- Spot fires continued to flare up, seemingly out of nowhere, from places already heavily dowsed with water. The Lobo Fire burning in ...



Ione Middle Schooler Found with Drug Disguised as Candy  FOX40

A student at Ione Junior High School was found to have a drug disguised as candy, according to school administration.



Chroma Kitty  FOX40

My name is Chroma Kitty, and I'm the queen of the Backyard at FOX40. Thanks for visiting my page! I live in a heated pink house, and get 2 square meals a day ...



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