Residents head back into California town

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of residents were finally allowed back into neighborhoods on the east side of town a month after the blaze killed at least 85 people and destroyed about 14,000 homes. A long line of cars waited in a cold drizzle at a checkpoint to enter areas where evacuation orders had been lifted. Crews in yellow slickers were still clearing debris from burned homes and removing trees from streets littered with melted plastic trash cans and hollowed vehicles on tireless rims.

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