SEVERE WX : Fire Weather Watch View Alerts

California Budget includes critical funding promised to the Paradise Irrigation District

The $202 billion budget signed by Governor Gavin Newsom Monday evening includes the $7.3 million dollars promised to the Paradise Irrigation District to help sustain it following the devastating Camp Fire.

Posted: Jun 30, 2020 6:17 PM
Updated: Jun 30, 2020 7:42 PM

PARADISE, CALIF. -   The $202 billion budget signed by Governor Gavin Newsom Monday evening includes the $7.3 million promised to the Paradise Irrigation District to help sustain it following the devastating Camp Fire.

The funding is considered critical to providing clean water to residents for rebuilding efforts.

The money was not included in the Governor's May revise budget proposal but was included in the final spending plan. 

Republican Senator Jim Nielsen of Tehama said, "Camp Fire survivors spoke up loud and clear. I thank the people of Paradise for their strength and courage to continue the fight to rebuild their Town.

Republican Assemblyman James Gallagher commented, "It's ridiculous that this was such a budget battle to begin with. the town of Paradise has already suffered through so much ... "

Most of the Town of Paradise was destroyed and 84 people were killed in the Camp Fire in November of 2019, caused by PG&E's faulty electrical lines. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 875692

Reported Deaths: 16979
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2884516876
Riverside632841269
San Bernardino596961021
Orange568681409
San Diego52355853
Kern33373410
Fresno29911429
Sacramento24304468
Santa Clara23224373
Alameda22636442
San Joaquin21187484
Contra Costa18054234
Stanislaus17292391
Tulare17120275
Ventura13845160
Imperial12410335
San Francisco11877133
Monterey1102283
San Mateo10743157
Santa Barbara9588119
Merced9314152
Sonoma8810129
Kings815183
Solano700974
Marin7001124
Madera483673
San Luis Obispo398532
Placer389852
Yolo306356
Butte301250
Santa Cruz269623
Napa186614
Sutter179612
Shasta167929
San Benito140114
El Dorado12774
Yuba125310
Mendocino108921
Tehama7648
Lassen7571
Lake66315
Glenn6393
Nevada5818
Colusa5456
Humboldt5448
Calaveras33317
Amador30916
Tuolumne2494
Inyo21215
Siskiyou1840
Mono1752
Del Norte1731
Mariposa782
Plumas540
Modoc270
Trinity200
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
84° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 84°
Oroville
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 86°
Paradise
Clear
84° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 84°
Chester
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 68°
Red Bluff
Clear
89° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 89°
Willows
Clear
84° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 84°
Hot & dry conditions are ahead for your Monday. Stronger winds will bring high fire danger back into our forecast this week. Much cooler temperatures & the potential for showers are on the way for your weekend.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events