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‘The devastating fires in our region have resulted in increased demand for food assistance,’ says a Redwood Empire Food Bank official.
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North Bay unemployment takes a dive
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Santa Rosa hotel ‘work family’ find jobs after fire
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As mandatory federal environmental inspections of fire-damaged properties begin Oct. 23, officials in Napa and Sonoma counties caution property owners about rushing to do their own cleanup.

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