downtown grass valleyIn the 2017 North Bay fires and the 2018 Camp Fire, three-quarters of the people who died were over the age of 65.  In a KQED investigation called Older and Overlooked, reporters Molly Peterson and April Dembosky explore how to protect elderly people who live independently. We begin with April, in fire-prone Nevada County. 

  
 
 
(Image: Downtown Grass Valley. Credit: Andrew Nixon, Capital Public Radio) 
 
We provide local news updates on The North Bay Report Tuesday-Friday at 6:45, 8:45 a.m., and 5:30 p.m. on KRCB radio 91 and 90.9. Here's our North Bay Report episode for Wednesday, September 16. Subscribe to The North Bay Report podcast to listen on the go.  
 
 
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