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Bangor man charged in crash that killed woman who stopped to help stranded driver
OROVILLE — A Bangor man accused of driving under the influence and fatally striking a 20-year-old woman near Oroville on Wednesday has been charged with manslaughter, according to court documents.William Mandril, 63, has been charged in Butte County Superior Court with felony counts of vehicular man
Susanville man arrested for stolen vehicle in Oroville
The suspect ran from the scene in the vehicle, which also contained keys to several other vehicles, and was found a few minutes later by Officer Khan of the Oroville Police Department.
Homeless, attorney file class-action lawsuit against Marysville, Yuba County, others
A Berkeley-based attorney stood on the steps of Marysville City Hall Monday, reading aloud the story of Rhonda Thomson and how she became homeless after her husband lost his job and couldn’t find work.“We’re telling stories in this complaint – true stories,” said Anthony Prince, who filed a federal
Eradicating polio: Oroville Rotary steps up for ‘Purple Pinkie Day’ on Oct. 28
OROVILLE — World Polio Day is Oct. 28 and the Rotary Club of Oroville, along with some local businesses, is stepping up to do its part for the international fundraising effort to eradicate the crippling disease.In 1988 Rotary International, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease C
Oroville and Other Area Residents May Have Power Shut Off Tonight by PG&E
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, Calif.- Many communities in Northern California are subject to having their power turned off over the next 24 hours by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) as a public safety measure.PG&E could take action as early as late Saturday night, Oct. 13, 2018. The power may stay off part of S
Oroville School Fire Damages Playground Equipment
OROVILLE, Calif.- The playground of Plumas Avenue School in Oroville was the scene of a fire on Sunday.Oroville Fire Department and the CAL FIRE Butte Unit responded. According to a twitter comment from CAL FIRE, the fire was burning rubber matting that was on the playground.
Police seek public’s help identifying who stole van, dog from Yuba City Walmart
The van was found burned in the Yuba County river bottoms Monday, but the dog is still missing, Lt. Jim Runyen said.
Wildfire off Skyway near Stirling City up to 10 acres
STIRLING CITY — Cal Fire-Butte County said a vegetation fire Monday between Stirling City and Inskip burned 10 acres and was not yet fully contained.The fire started about 11:55 a.m. Monday on the east side of the Skyway near Powellton Road, burning in heavy brush and timber.Crews made good progress
Oroville Hmong New Year continues community traditions
Each year, attendees dress in their brightest traditional Hmong attire and head down to the Nelson Sports Complex with their families to enjoy live music, competitions and food.
Oroville playground fire quickly knocked down
Cal Fire reported via Twitter on Sunday that they were assisting the Oroville Fire Department in fighting a fire at Plumas Avenue School in Oroville.The fire was reported around 2:25 p.m. on Sunday and was burning the rubber matting on the school playground. The flames were quickly knocked down arou
Oroville City Council to consider fix for Lower Wyandotte Road
Staff is asking for direction on use of a city-owned rental property currently occupied by the Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force, or BINTF. The city has been allowing the BINTF to use the building in exchange for maintaining the facility and paying for utilities, but not rent.
ICYMI: Thermalito Women Upset About Oroville Mayoral Race Campaign Photos
"I said no," said Bryce, who said the person told her that her face is all over Goodson's campaign fliers.
Deputies Searching for Missing Oroville Man
William Stebner, 45, of Oroville, was reported missing by his friend after they became separated while gold panning in the area of Golden Trout Crossing Campground in Clipper Mills.
River watcher: The man with the white bucket
PETER MAKI 1948-2018I met Peter Maki down by the riverside in the fall of 1996. He was actively a part of a community clean-up around Oroville’s Old Bathhouse, the city’s aquatic park recreational site back in 1935 when the stone structure was built.City Administrator Ron Myers was even in on that ’
Bicyclist fatally struck by two cars. Help CHP find runaway driver
A bicyclist in Olivehurst was struck consecutively by two cars on Saturday night, fatally wounding her, and police are looking for one of the drivers who fled the scene.The bicyclist was riding in the intersection of McGowan Parkway and Dan Avenue around 7:50 p.m. when she was struck by a car and wa
PG&E may turn off power due to extreme fire conditions
In Butte County, “extreme fire risk areas” that may be affected by the outage include Berry Creek, Brush Creek, Clipper Mills, Feather Falls, Forbestown and Oroville.
DWR request to make Oroville trails multi-use denied by federal agency
DWR proposed this with backing from the Oroville Recreation Advisory Committee, or ORAC, as a compensation for trail closures as a result of the 2017 Oroville Dam spillway emergency.
PG&E possibly turning off power in parts of Butte County for safety
Affected areas in Butte County may include Berry Creek, Clipper Mills, Feather Falls, Forbestown and Oroville.
Woman dies in head-on collision in Yuba City
A Yuba City woman was killed in a two-vehicle, head-on collision Friday in Yuba City, according to a California Highway Patrol press release.
Person May Have Been Injured in Palermo After Falling or Jumping Out of a Vehicle
PALERMO, Calif.- The CAL FIRE Butte Unit has confirmed that a person was injured when they jumped or fell out of a moving vehicle. in Palermo had approximately 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.The incident occurred near the intersection of Montana Avenue and Reservoir Road.