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Butte County Honors 86 Killed in Camp Fire
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The Butte County community honored the 86 people killed by the Camp Fire on Wednesday night. Community members at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship sang, prayed and shared stories.
Butte County’s most wanted
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Tanya Marieann Valdez for a felony warrant charging her with failing to appear, violation of probation, forgery and use of an access card without consent.
What’s happening Thursday in Oroville
Thermalito Grange: 7 p.m. Business meeting. 479 Plumas Ave. Looking for new members. Guests welcome. 532-4539. First Thursday. Blood Bank: 1-5 p.m. Oroville Sports Club, 2600 Oro Dam Blvd. East. Have a good breakfast and lunch; must be 17 and weigh 100 pounds or more. First Thursday.
MAP: A representation of where residents died in Camp Fire
They died inside of homes, outside of homes and in vehicles. They died in the ridgetop communities of Paradise, Magalia and Concow, and in Butte Creek Canyon. They weren’t concentrated in one area but in almost all areas burned by the fast-moving Camp Fire on Nov. 8.
Oroville Camp Fire Community Meetings
OROVILLE, Calif.- Two community meetings focusing on Camp Fire recovery efforts are scheduled for tonight in Oroville. A meeting held by Butte County and CAL OES will focus on the Emergency Service's debris removal program. You can also turn in your Right of Entry forms at the meeting. It will be he
Evacuation orders could be lifted soon
OROVILLE — The remaining evacuation orders for areas burned by the Camp Fire might be lifted this week or next, the Butte County Board of Supervisors was told Tuesday. Sheriff Kory Honea said it was his hope the final orders could be lifted that soon, but emphasized the word “hope” was “underlined,
Controversial housing project south of Chico gets final OK
OROVILLE — The Board of Supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to a controversial subdivision south of Chico, but the vote was not unanimous. The project would add 17 homes to an existing home on a 18-acre parcel on the south side of Stanley Avenue, off Dayton Road about a half-mile south of Chico.
What’s happening Wednesday in Oroville
Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District: 6:30 p.m. Board of trustees meetings alternate; Oroville, 5117 Larkin Road and Chico substation, 444 Otterson Drive. 533-6038, 342-7350. Second Wednesday.
Butte County District Attorney Holds Press Conference on Fraud Prevention
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey and U.S. Attorney held a press conference Wednesday to warn the public about potential fraud cases in the wake of the Camp Fire.
'Rethinking The Past' In The Aftermath Of California's Deadly Wildfires
From the air, the scale of the devastation in and around Paradise, Calif., is, simply put, alarming. Whole neighborhoods and commercial districts are completely decimated, turned to rubble amidst the tall, orange-singed pine trees with blackened trunks. Deeper into the mountains, illegal pot plantat
Sheriff: One More Person Has Died From The Camp Fire, Bringing Total To 86
PARADISE, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Search and rescue crews search a property that was destroyed by the Camp Fire for human remains on November 22, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity the Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise charring over 150,000 acres, killed at lea
Frustrations Grow Among Some Evacuees at Camp Fire Shelters
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Frustration is growing for some Camp Fire evacuees living in shelters in Butte County. Action News Now has received multiple calls and emails about conditions at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico. Reporter Luna Nas visited the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds which has housed over 7
Camp Fire victims can apply for housing grants
CHICO — One-time grants of up to $2,000 to help with housing expenses are available through local Realtor groups, tapping a $1 million pool newly established for Camp Fire victims.
Coffey Park residents share lessons of loss, resilience with Camp fire survivors
CHICO — They scribbled in notebooks and raised their hands to ask impossible questions. Will my neighbors ever return? Will the businesses in our community fail?. They were from Paradise, Magalia, Concow and Butte Creek Canyon, foothill communities burned by the Camp fire one month ago. For three ho
Insurance Claims from California Wildfires Hit $9 Billion
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires are already at $9 billion, according to State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. He also said that the number is likely to rise.
Napa wine club members donate 500 toys to Butte County's fire victims
People wanting to donate toys to children whose lives have been thrown into upheaval due to the Camp Fire that destroyed the town of Paradise will now have a place to bring them.
Camp Fire Charity IPA Resilience Finally on Tap Around Sacramento Area
ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — It’s been just over a month since the Camp Fire ripped through Paradise. In the aftermath of the devastation, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company reached out to bars across the country and asked them to help make a special beer to raise money for survivors. The beer is now finally on t
Prosecutors haven’t shown Crittenden could get fair trial in Butte County, venue expert says
OROVILLE — Prosecutors have not met their burden showing Steven Crittenden, the previously condemned man whose murder convictions were overturned in the 1987 deaths of a prominent Chico couple, could receive a fair trial locally, a change of venue expert testified Tuesday.
A month after Camp Fire began, 3 remain unaccounted for and 85 are dead
(CNN)A month after the Camp Fire first broke out in Northern California, three people remain unaccounted for and 85 people are confirmed dead, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office.
Sierra Nevada’s Resilience Butte County Proud IPA Ready To Be Released
SACRAMENTO- Hundreds of breweries nationwide came together to brew Sierra Nevada’s “Resilience Butte County Proud IPA” and that beer will start to be released this week. Locally, New Helvetia Brewing Company in Sacramento, Dunloe Brewing in Davis, and Crooked Lane Brewing Company in Auburn will all