Have you heard of the Wildland Buffer Project?

Envisioned by Dan Efseaff, District Manager of the Paradise Recreation and Park District, the goal of this project is essentially to create a firebreak around Butte Creek Canyon, the Ridge, and the Concow Basin by connecting parcels of managed open space. This space consists of trails, parks, and donated and purchased lots. “Our vision is […]

Paradise on Ice and Winter Wonderland Return for 9th Season

The Paradise Ice Rink is back for another season of wintry fun! Open from November 11-January 2, the ice rink holds court at the Terry Ashe Recreation Center and is open daily (with possible exceptions on rainy days). All ages are welcome to skate and enjoy, with skate rental, season passes, and lessons available for […]

Reflecting on 4 Years

As we mark the 4th anniversary of the Camp Fire, each of us will reflect on the last few years from a unique experience. Individually, we all have different stories of loss, fear, hope, and renewal. Together, we grieve what was and celebrate as a community determined to return home.  We are so proud of […]

Come Join Us! The 4th Annual Paradise Revival Festival!

“A recovery led by the community has the potential to transform tragedy into opportunity.”  On November 5th, the Paradise Revival Festival returns to the Town for its fourth annual commemoration of the Camp Fire. Gathering residents together as a community, the festival celebrates Paradise’s spirit of resilience while also providing an opportunity to grieve and […]

Johnny Appleseed Days 2022

In Paradise, we know fall has officially arrived not by the changing of the weather or by the turning of the leaves. It’s marked by something far more delicious: the scent of apple pie. This year marked the 134th celebration of Johnny Appleseed Days, widely considered the oldest harvest festival in California. It’s a community […]

Learn more about the Rebuild Paradise Foundation

Meet the Rebuild Paradise Foundation! Formed in the aftermath of the Camp Fire to support the long-term rebuild efforts of Butte County’s disaster-affected residents, businesses, and workforce, the Foundation is a key partner in helping Paradise move forward. In addition to their Missing Middle grants, Septic grant, and residential low-cost floorplan library, the Rebuild Paradise […]

The Paradise Animal Shelter Rescues Our Furry Friends

There’s a paradise in Paradise for animals too—and it’s called the Paradise Animal Shelter (PAS). PAS takes in dogs, cats, and other animals to find them better lives in a loving home. “Our goal here is to care for the animals and to give them a better quality of life,” says Mollie St John, Interim […]

Positive-i in Paradise

Hope, relaxation, and self-confidence—these are the mantras behind Positive-i, a unique healing wellness center that first came to Paradise in 2010 and reopened just months after the fire.  How Positive-i began Fresh out of massage school, Christina Burton first opened Positive-i in Chico before moving the center to Paradise. “I was 26 years old, pregnant […]

How Love Paradise Is Making a Difference, One Project at a Time

“Any community can benefit from some love, from beautification to improvement to generating a sense of belonging and pride.”  For Director Joelle Chinnock and the rest of the Love Paradise volunteer organization, giving back to Paradise through community cleanups and improvements has been a restorative way to help the Town rebuild and recover.  Love Paradise, […]