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Your Call: North Bay fire relief efforts, how and where you can find help and lend a hand

KALW reporter Ninna Gaensler-Debs
Journey’s End Mobile Home Park: a rent-controlled, senior-citizen mobile home park that was totally destroyed by the fire";


We’ll discuss the fires ravaging the North Bay from Rohnert Park.

The fires have killed at least 23 people and charred more than 180,000 acres of land. At least 3,500 structures have been destroyed and 20,000 people have been evacuated.

These are the among worst fires in California's history. We’ll get the latest and find out the most effective ways to help.


Omar Medina, community activist and volunteer with the North Bay Organizing Project

Sara Sass, volunteer coordinating relief efforts

Kurtis Alexander, reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

Matthias Gafny, reporter with the Mercury News

Web Resources:

Volunteer/Donation/Evacuee Info


Sonoma County Fire Info

Petaluma Proud

The Press Democrat

San Francisco Chronicle: Live updates

NBC News: FULL LIST: North Bay fire evacuation centers, road closures, school closures

Sacramento Bee: Roundup of California fires: Details, maps, other information

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.