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California State Guard seeking volunteers for its wildland firefighting unit

Volunteers are trained and receive pay when deployed to protect the community, which may be up to 30 days. 

Tetiana Perepechina and Cathy Booth Vaughan. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.


Ukrainian staying in Hollister fled Russian forces twice in eight years

Tetiana Perepechina says she did not feel safe in Ukraine.