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Police: Orland man broke into woman's home, attempted to strangle her
ORLAND, Glenn County — An Orland man was arrested for allegedly threatening to kill a woman during a home invasion. About 6:21 p.m. Thursday, Orland Police responded to the 200-block of Gable Drive for a report of an intruder in a home. The 37-year-old woman called 911 to report a neighbor trespassi
Boys suffer first loss, girls get first win of year
The Paradise High varsity boys basketball team suffered it’s first loss of the season on Thursday night in the opening game of the Central Valley Basketball Tournament. University Prep beat the Bobcats 55-51 to send the Bobcats into the consolation bracket.
'Angels' bring sleuthing skills to Camp Fire disaster
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They have become known as the Angels of Paradise. But there is nothing ethereal about them. They are online sleuths who know how to find people, and they have been putting their skills to use in the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire.
SILVA: It’s been a month, a day and 10 years all at the same time
One of the things that happens in a tragedy is that time becomes a very odd thing. Nearly 23 months ago, I lost my brother in an car accident — that has yet to be addressed by Glenn County in any meaningful way — but that’s a piece for a different day.
What’s happening Monday in Oroville
Wilbur-Ellis Blood Drive, in memory of Gary Nunes, Willows: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Donors receive promo code for a cozy Vitalant beanie hat. Must be in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more, eat low-fat meal within two hours ahead of donation, drink 8-16 ounces non-caffeinated beverages an hour before donat
Deer in roadway causes collision
A deer in the road caused an Orland man to collide with a guardrail and another man collided with his vehicle early Wednesday morning. At around 3:30 a.m., Julio Palafox, 18, of Orland was driving his Toyota east on State Route 32 on the Gianello Bridge when he saw a deer standing in the road. He tu
Caltrans considers speed limit increase on section of Highway 32
Caltrans recently made a recommendation to increase the speed limit for a section of Highway 32 in Orlando by 5 mph based on a recent traffic survey. The Engineering and Traffic Study that Caltrans conducted is done to ensure the speed limit is appropriate for the area and that it remains enforceabl
Camp Fire Housing Availability and Requests Featured on Community Website
CHICO, Calif. - The housing units listed by members of the North Valley Property Owners Association were gone quickly after the Camp Fire. The organization saw the big housing need and partnered with some local non-profit organizations to built a website to help match those looking for places to ren
Glenn Mayol to lead Napa Valley College’s women’s basketball program as new head coach
Glenn Mayol, Napa Valley College’s new head women’s basketball coach, has a recruiting pitch that he is excited to let prospective players know about. He will make sure to convey to players on his radar that “they can be part of something brand new. They can be part of something special.”
FEMA proposes land in the City of Chico on Eaton Road for 250 temporary housing units
CHICO, Calif. — The City of Chico announced that FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with CalOES, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services have engaged the City of Chico staff regarding use of a vacant 80-acre parcel on Eaton Road to house displaced victims of the Camp
Apparent drowning victim recovered at One-Mile
CHICO — An apparent drowning victim was pulled from Big Chico Creek in Bidwell Park Friday morning, and the death does not appear to be suspicious. A citizen walking in the park noticed the body shortly after 9:30 a.m., in the east end of the Sycamore Pool at the One-Mile Dam Recreation Area.
Pleasant Valley High School wins football state championship
CHICO, Calif. — The Pleasant Valley High School football team is state champions after beating Central Valley Christian, Saturday night. The final score was 43-14. This was PVHS's second state football championship in three years. The team made history Saturday as the state championship football gam
Camp Fire Victims Awaiting Inspection Won’t Lose FEMA Aid
CHICO (AP) — Federal officials say survivors of the deadly Camp Fire will not lose disaster assistance if they are unable to get their homes inspected in the next month. Kevin Hannes, of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said Saturday that he wanted to dispel a rumor that Butte County residen
Displaced evacuees will soon have trailers at Rolling Hills Casino
CORNING, Calif. — It's been almost a month since the deadly Camp Fire began, but many evacuees are still living in RV's across the Northstate including some at Rolling Hills Casino, like Gwen Nordgren.
Birkenstock Pop Up Shoe Giveaway Takes Place Sunday in Chico
CHICO, Calif. - The owners of the Birkenstock stores in Chico and Paradise are donating shoes to Camp Fire victims on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. They have been gathering shoes in their warehouse, and are now ready to offer a "Pop-Up Shoe Giveaway."
FEMA trailers arrive at the Rolling Hills Casino in Corning
CORNING, Calif. — On Saturday, 12 trailers from FEMA arrived at the Rolling Hills Casino in Corning. Families who applied for FEMA assistance in the wake of the Camp Fire will be allowed to move into some of these trailers as temporary housing. It is unclear how families get chosen for one of the tr
Camp Fire evacuees move to Chico fairgrounds, animals go to Oroville
CHICO — Most Camp Fire evacuees at the Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley had relocated to the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico on Thursday, while some evacuated animals were moved to Oroville.
Temporary housing, waste management sites proposed in Chico
CHICO — The Federal Emergency Management Agency wants to put 250 trailers on a parcel off Eaton Road in north Chico, and process Camp Fire debris at Barber Yard in south Chico.
Camp Fire: Where we are one month later?
One week. One month. One year. It seems like an arbitrary amount of time to mark, but as humans, we often seek numbers to define and give meaning to progress after a traumatic event.
Chico Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect
CHICO, Calif.- Chico Police say that they are now searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of a gas station. Around 9:30 p.m. Chico Police received a report of a robbery that occurred at Beacon Gas Station on Fair Street in Chico. Officers responded to the call and spoke with an employee. The em