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Santa Rosa Junior College Receives $7 Million for Disaster Recovery Workforce Training

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Monday morning that the department’s Economic Development Administration will award over 7 million dollars to better equip Sonoma County's workforce for disaster recovery. The funds will be used to build The North Bay Regional Construction and Building Trades Employment Training Center on the Santa Rosa Junior College Petaluma campus. Local investors matched the federal grant with a million dollars. KRCB's Adia White spoke with North Bay Congressman…

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Will Fires, Outages Land California Students In ‘Disaster Relief’ Summer School?

By Ricardo Cano, CalMatters Reeling from a fire-ravaged autumn in which “disaster days” have already cost some 800,000 students days and even weeks of instruction, California educators are asking the state

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Susan Farren

Organization Works to Improve First Responder Mental Health

Firefighters and first responders are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty. North Bay Paramedic, Susan Farren, wants this to change. That’s why she founded a training program, called First Responder Resilience Incorporated. KRCB’s Adia White talked with Farren about why she…

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Building Resilience After Tragedy

Friday marks one year since the devastating Camp Fire. The anniversary, in addition to the Kincade Fire, will trigger traumatic memories for many in our community. But hardship can be used to build strength. Joyce-Mikal Flynn is a professor of nursing at California State University Sacramento and…

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