Town of Paradise Weekly Update 2-28-2024

Early Warning Siren Test Saturday, March 2nd at 12:00pm

Please be aware that during the test certain towers may not be activated.

Residents should expect to hear a voice command stating:

“This is a test of the Paradise Early Warning Sirens.”

Followed by a 45 second AIR RAID SOUND

“This is a test of the Paradise Early Warning Sirens.”

Once the last voice command is played that will conclude that months test of the EWS system.

REMINDER: During the test, the “Can You Hear Me?” Survey won’t be used. As we progress through the final testing phase and complete final electrical connections, not all towers will be activated during each monthly test. Upon the full completion of the EWS System, we will proceed again with the “Can You Hear Me?” Surveys. As we work together to finalize the system and continue to welcome your input. Please contact Jacquelyn at or call 530-872-6291 ext. 173 for questions or feedback.

Business Spotlights


Poptastic’s balloon and gift business has recently moved to its own festive storefront at 462 Pearson Road, Paradise. with the motto: Poptastic fills balloons with confetti or gifts, and designs vibrant color-themed balloon arches for sports. Marketing, parties and other events. Poptastic’s balloon designs for any occasion include business promotions—getting the word out about openings and adding sparkle and pop to business décor. Have a special question you want to ask someone? They make “Pop the Question” boxes for any occasion you can imagine. Items from a stuffed animal to beverage bottles can be enclosed inside a balloon and personalized. Call (530) 413-3983 or visit Poptastic online in’s business directory.

Asian Sakura Sushi

Asian Sakura Sushi at 5542 Clark Road in Paradise offers authentic Japanese cuisine and Asian specialties. Skilled sushi chefs craft an array of fresh and flavorful dishes, while the attentive staff provides friendly service. Patrons rave about the sushi, describing it as nothing short of phenomenal—with both a delicate balance of flavors and artful presentation. Specialties include the New Your roll, sashimi combo, and boba tea. A large selection of vegetarian options is available. Dine in, carry out and delivery options available. Order online at

Content supplied by the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce. Find these businesses and more in’s online business directory.

The Town of Paradise is proud of our hard-working staff, including Public Works Director Marc Mattox, featured here as a Person of Infrastructure. We know Marc to be as he’s described in this article, and more. Keep up the good work!

Updates & Resources

TOTR presents POTUS

Visit Theatre on the Ridge from February 29th– March 10th to enjoy a comedy play by Selina Fillinger and directed by Judy Clemens. For tickets and show times click here.

Anything Goes by Cole Porter at the PPAC

All aboard the S.S. American to experience a delightful, delicious, and de-lovely cocktail of witty characters with Inspire School of Arts & Sciences’ energetic musical farce, Anything Goes at the Paradise Performing Arts Center, 777 Nunneley Road! Cole Porter’s timeless, toe-tapping classic will be brought to life with a brassy live orchestra. March 1st is the opening night of Anything Goes! To purchase tickets click here.

9th Annual Paradise Seed and Plant Swap

Plans for Sunday, March 3rd? Stop by the Paradise Masonic Lodge, 5934 Clark Road, a free event open to all, whether you bring seeds or not. The seed exchange will run from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, with the seed tables opening at noon. Remember to label your seeds with varieties, collection dates, and growing tips. Bring envelopes to take seeds home. Plants will be available for purchase, and snacks and drinks will be sold. For tabling inquiries, email

Building Industry Stakeholders Meeting at the BRC

The Community Development Department invites you to attend the “Building Industry Stakeholders Meeting” Wednesday, March 6th from 3-4:00pm at the Building Resiliency Center, 6295 Skyway. Guest speakers are Monica Nolan and Mark Thorp from the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce.

Stay Informed

Email to join the monthly email list to receive updates on the latest developments in construction applications received by the Town.

2024 Triennial Septic Evaluator Training

Septic system evaluators and pumpers require a special business license from the Town of Paradise which includes classroom training and testing. Those who successfully completed both training courses and have at least one (1) year of experience in the onsite wastewater field are eligible to apply for a septic evaluator license. If you are interested in becoming a licensed septic evaluator or pumper, in the Town of Paradise, contact Onsite Wastewater Division staff at (530)872-6291 x436 or Class starts April 17th!

Tune in to KPAY Radio

Town Manager, Jim Goodwin provides an update on rebuilding efforts coming this year. Listen to the interview here.


The Town of Paradise is currently accepting applications for

Complete job descriptions, benefit information, employment application and process details can be found at: For more information, please call or email Sheris Alvies, Human Resources Administrative Assistant, at (530) 872-6291 ext. 160 or

Paradise Alliance Church Fuels Reduction Assistance Program

Prepare for the upcoming winter weather by taking advantage of the Fuels Reduction Assistance Program (FRAP) which offers free assistance for enhancing your defensible space, removing hazard trees, and managing weed abatement. Don’t miss out on this opportunity—sign up now! Contact Matt Woolley at 877-7069 ext. 235 to learn more, or visit the website for detailed information and to register on the “Registration” tab.

FRAP works to eliminate weeds around homes and properties and address the removal of trees that pose a threat to standing structures. Proudly brought to you by the Paradise Alliance Church, this program operates in collaboration with CAL FIRE and California Climate Investments.

CodeRed- Sign Up/Manage/ Modify/ Unsubscribe

CodeRed is a community notification system in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Examples include evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports.

To sign up, manage an existing account, modify your notification settings and contact information, or to unsubscribe, please visit CodeRed. You may also further customize the types of notifications you receive and add any additional address.

Paradise Traffic Control & Road Repave Map 

The Town has created a google map with ongoing traffic control in Paradise and another map for road repaving.  

  • Click here to view the map Paradise Traffic Control Map. 
  • Click here to view the map of the Paradise Road Repave Project. 

Make it Paradise Newsletter

This newsletter is designed to keep you informed of the ongoing recovery efforts as we rebuild Paradise.  Each week you will receive a newsletter with events, current numbers (building permits, etc.), current topics and a weekly Q&A.

Occasionally, we may send out an extra newsletter pertaining to an upcoming event or important information.