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Inmate crew spruces up Corning cemetery

The Corning Cemetery District Board of Trustees recently announced the renovation and painting of 1,000 feet of fencing along with four gates at the Sunset Hill Cemetery through a contract with Cal Fire inmate crews from the Salt Creek Conservation Camp.


Tehama County residents react to flooding, being stuck in their homes

DAIRYSVILLE, Calif. — After two days of flooding, Highway 99 reopened in Tehama County and residents were able to get out of their driveways. They say the flooding started on Wednesday and got progressively worse through Thursday afternoon.


Feds find more than 200 pounds of cocaine in floor boards of ship at California port

Federal agents uncovered more than 200 pounds of cocaine hidden beneath the floorboards of two cargo ships at a California port, according to the Customs and Border Protection department (CPS).


Corning council supports homeless shelter, hears road update

CORNING — The City Council talked about the proposed homeless shelter in Red Bluff and heard an update on upcoming road repairs from Engineer Robin Kampmann. Unanimously, the council voted to adopt a resolution supporting the county in applying for a Community Development Block Grant to fund a Navig


California mail carrier’s heat-related death prompts bill to require air conditioning in U.S. Postal Service mail trucks

Seven months after a mail carrier’s heat-related death in Woodland Hills, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas introduced a bill Friday that if enacted would require all U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles to be equipped with air conditioning within three years.


Woodson Bridge RV Park evacuated due to Sacramento River flooding

CORNING, Calif. — The Woodson Bridge RV Park in Corning was under evacuation Thursday as the Sacramento River rose to flood levels. The water level increased quickly, over the banks into the RV park, forcing residents to evacuate or move to a higher location.


Several roads closed in Tehama County due to flooding, weather conditions

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. — Tehama County Public Works has closed several roads in Tehama County due to flooding and weather conditions. The following roads are closed due to weather conditions:


Snow Too Thick to Plow Keeps Skiers from California Resorts

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.


Robert Kennedy Jr. speaks to fire survivors

CHICO, Calif. - The Paradise Guild hosted meetings for Camp Fire survivors in Paradise and Chico Saturday, with special guest, speaker Robert F. Kennedy. Jr. The Paradise Guild lost their hall in the fire, and wanted to give community members a chance to meet key partners in the law firm they have h


Butte County’s most wanted

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Jordan Ray Boyle for a warrant charging him with exhibiting a firearm and unlawful firearm activity by a convicted person. Boyle, 31, is 6-foot, 180 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes.


Rain, flooding impacting farmers in Butte County

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. — Hundreds went out to the Chico Farmer's Market on Saturday, a year-round event at 2nd and Wall Street near Downtown Chico. Despite the rain, the farmer's market is open year-round but farmers say the rain has been impacting their crops.


Walters: Newsom’s activist agenda fits historic trend

There has been, by happenstance, a cyclical pattern in the mindsets of California governors in the post-World War II era, and Gavin Newsom fits it to a tee. We tend to alternate between activists who want to shake things up and more passive governors who are happy with incremental changes.


Woodson RV Park still closed after flooding

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. - More than 60 people living in RV's at the Woodson RV Park in Tehama County are still evacuated from the area after the rising Sacramento River prompted the owner to urge everyone to leave before flooding occurred.


Rescue crews save man from hood of semitrailer trapped in rising water west of Chico

The Cal Fire-Butte County swiftwater team and Butte County Search and Rescue help a semitrailer driver trapped in the “dips” Friday on Ord Ferry Road west of River Road and southwest of Chico. The driver had to take refuge from rising water on the hood of his rig until rescuers arrived.


Corning boys fall in first round to Anderson

CORNING — The Anderson boys basketball team jumped out to an early lead Wednesday night over the host Corning Cardinals and never let up, taking a 50-38 win to advance to the second round of the Division IV playoffs.


Williams CHP officer stabbed during traffic stop on Interstate 5 in Colusa County

A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed Friday night near Williams during a routine traffic stop on Interstate 5 just south of Myers Road, according to CHP. The officer pulled over Haile Neil, 25, for excessive speeding and attempted to conduct a field sobriety test on her, said Sgt. Seth Fl


California lost nearly 10,000 solar jobs in 2018

California’s solar industry shed nearly 10,000 jobs last year over uncertainty about the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported solar panels and state policy changes, a new report reveals.


What’s happening Sunday in the north valley

California Regional Theatre: 2:30 p.m. Open auditions for Roald Dahl’s “Matilda.” Auditions will be held at the California Regional Theater training facility. Rehearsals for the show begin March 25. The musical will be performed June 28-July 7 at the Center for the Arts. More information is availabl


Thursday flooding in Butte County results in mudslide, levee breach and evacuation orders

CHICO — Between a levee breach, a mudslide, an evacuation order and a water rescue all before noon, it was an eventful day in Butte County. A small levee breach along Rock Creek caused evacuation orders in the morning for the area of Nord Cana Highway and Wilson Landing Road south of Rock Creek. An


Post Camp Fire threat to Chico’s economy becoming apparent

CHICO — Chicoans know since the Camp Fire they have faced more problems with traffic, housing and groceries, but the real threat is starting to become clear. It’s one that threatens the business community, the economy and the future of Chico, according to speakers at Friday’s State of the City and B