Grace Moxley, fleeing a possible failure of Oroville Dam emergency spillway, keeps warm inside the shelter at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on Sunday in Chico.
Grace Moxley, fleeing a possible failure of Oroville Dam emergency spillway, keeps warm inside the shelter at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on Sunday in Chico. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Grace Moxley, fleeing a possible failure of Oroville Dam emergency spillway, keeps warm inside the shelter at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on Sunday in Chico. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

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There’s the threat of Oroville Dam. Then there’s Trump

February 12, 2017 06:48 PM

UPDATED February 27, 2017 01:06 PM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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