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Fire burning just north of Lake Oroville
A 10 to 15 acre wildfire is burning on the east side Highway 162, just north of the bridge over Lake Oroville.The fire is under attack from ground and air by Cal Fire-Butte County.Scanner traffic indicates Highway 162 has been closed, and some evacuation orders have been issued along Simmons Road.
Man enters plea in Oroville shooting, police chase
OROVILLE — A man who allegedly opened fire on a car in South Oroville before leading police on a high-speed speed chase has pleaded not guilty.Gary Cartwright II, 35, of Magalia is charged with multiple counts stemming from the July 10 incident, including shooting at an unoccupied vehicle, kidnappin
Cooling Centers to Open in Oroville and City of Shasta Lake
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Butte County’s most wanted
The Paradise Police Department is looking for Jason Scott Harding for a warrant charging him with vehicle theft, being under the influence, obstructing a peace officer and violation of probation.
Cal Fire responding to Simmons Fire burning in Berry Creek
BERRY CREEK, Calif. —Cal Fire is responding to a vegetation fire on Oro Quincy Highway at Simmons Road.Butte County Cal Fire crews and the California Highway Patrol are both responding.The fire reportedly burning just north of the Bidwell Bar Bridge on Lake Oroville.We will update this article as so
Two suspects at large after Oroville shooting
A man was shot by one of two male suspects in the driveway of 40 Feathervale Drive, in Oroville around 6:50 am, Tuesday morning.
What’s happening Thursday in Oroville
ThursdayCommunityApple Users Group:6:30 p.m. novices, 7:30 p.m. General meet. Group has industry executives, technical experts, library, CDs and other training resources to check out. Manzanita Place, 1705 Manzanita Ave., Chico. Scott Evans, 345-0100. Third Thursday.Butte County History Talk:5:30 p.
Oroville City Council Holds Special Meeting
The motion was not on the published agenda, a violation of the Brown Act, according to local activist and city council candidate Bobby O'Reilly.
Oroville City Council may rethink censure of mayor
OROVILLE — The Oroville City Council may reconsider its censure of the mayor after a citizen threatened to sue, claiming the council violated the Brown Act.This comes as the council voted 5-1, with Mayor Linda Dahlmeier abstaining, on July 10 toapprove a resolution to censure, or formally disapprove
Man Hospitalized in Oroville Shooting
BCSO is investigating at this time, and while they have not indicated that they have a suspect or a location at which the victim was found, they do report that a man was shot twice in the leg and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Two sought after Tuesday morning shooting in east Oroville
The suspects then fled, crashing a white Ford pickup truck crashed into a ditch. They were gone by the time deputies arrived, but their identity is believed to be known.
DWR continues with improvements at Oroville recreation areas
DWR is not contractually obligated to do all of the projects underway, however. In fact, it’s spending an additional $17 million on improvements outside of what’s required. For instance, the department is currently operating two shuttles at Bidwell Canyon, two shuttles at Lime Saddle and one shuttle
Officials hope Oroville Dam spillways will be in use by Nov. 1
The Department of Water Resources hopes to have them ready to use, if needed, by Nov. 1.
Oroville teenager held for trial in deadly stomping attack
OROVILLE — An Oroville teenager accused of brutally stomping on a man’s head and causing his death has been held for trial.Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Butte County Superior Court, Judge Stephen Benson found there was enough evidence to charge 18-year-old Juan Ortega Morales III with m
What’s happening Wednesday in Oroville
WednesdayEventsLake Oroville Visitor Center Summer Speaker Program:7 p.m. “The Mysterious World of Mushrooms,” by Hugh Smith. Center stays open late and visitors may bring picnic dinners to eat in the shaded patio before programs. Air conditioned and accessible to people with disabilities. Free. Lak
Raid in Rackerby Results in Confiscation of 3,000 Pounds of Pot
RACKERBY, Calif.- Aerial surveillance conducted by the Butte County Sheriff's Office revealed an illegal cannabis growing and processing area in Rackerby, say officials. Rackerby straddles the borders of both Butte County and Yuba Counties, 24 miles northeast of Marysville.
December trial set for Oroville man charged in deadly shooting
OROVILLE — A December trial has been scheduled for an Oroville man charged in a deadly shooting in January in South Oroville, according to court documents.Joshua Sealy, 31, is scheduled to go on trial Dec. 3 in Butte County Superior Court in Oroville, according to the documents.Attorneys have estima
News of Our Past: Group works to put ‘Lake’ before Oroville
25 YEARS AGOGroup works to put ‘Lake’ before OrovilleWhat’s in a name? Everything, if you ask a group of area business people bent on changing the city of Oroville’s name to Lake Oroville.By putting the “Lake” before Oroville, some business owners say tourists will automatically learn about the lake
Oroville Cal Water infrastructure improvements proposed
Cal Water intends to replace over 6,000 feet of water main “to prevent failure of aging and high-risk pipelines,” rebuild a booster pump station, increase on-site security, among other things, at a slightly higher cost for customers.
Roseville Man Found Dead at Lake Oroville
OROVILLE, Calif.- Authorities found a man from Roseville dead 200 feet underwater at Lake Oroville after a friend asked about his whereabouts, officials said.