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CA Wildfire Burn Zones Prepare For Possible Mudslides
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Sonoma County officials are warning residents about the possibility of mudslides Wednesday night into Thursday in the areas burned by the Oct. 2017 North Bay wildfires.
Chico City Council Votes to Accept Donation for Police Department
CHICO, Calif. - The council voted unanimously in favor of accepting a $500,000 donation from the North Valley Community Foundation to bring a new officer on board. An anonymous donor gave $500,000 to the foundation, with funds earmarked for a new officer.
Downtown streets shut down for Women’s March
The city has authorized the closure of several downtown streets on Saturday for the Stonewall Alliance of Chico-Women’s March on Chico. Broadway will be closed from First to Fourth streets; Main Street will be closed from First to Sixth streets; First Street will be closed between Broadway and Main
Editorial: Stop arguing over housing; just build it
Anyone who headed up the Skyway on a weekday morning before the Camp Fire would see a steady stream of vehicles zooming down to the valley. It may not have made an impression, other than upward drivers were grateful they weren’t headed downhill.
Camp fire profile: Sally Gamboa chose faith as her guide in life
Sally Gamboa was working as a counselor at a Baptist summer camp in the late 1960s when she discovered some of the teenage girls had smuggled in contraband, including a cigarette lighter.
Local roundup: Zoppi scores 21 as Butte men’s basketball pushes win streak to 6
The Butte College men’s basketball team won its sixth-straight game with a 62-45 win over College of the Siskiyous Wednesday in Weed. Corning alumnus Noah Zoppi led Butte with 21 points and three 3-pointers as Butte led the entire game.
Gallery listings for week of Jan. 17
A Beautiful Life Furnishings: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday. 250 E. First St. 487-7229. Amber Palmer Counseling Center and Art Gallery: Call Amber at 899-8401 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 1430 The Esplanade, Suite 15, 899-8401.
Tree knocks out power to Chico home, PG&E on scene
CHICO, Calif. — High winds and wet ground made for a destructive combination in Chico Wednesday. A tree on Mariposa Avenue fell onto two homes, bringing down a power line and knocking out power to one house.
Here Are California's New Laws To Address The State's Opioid Crisis
About 2,000 Californians die from opioid overdose annually, according to the California Department of Public Health. This week in Chico, one person died and 12 were taken to the hospital after a suspected overdose on a powerful opiate called fentanyl.
Paradise Animal Control Gives Away Free Pet Food
PARADISE, Calif. - Paradise Animal Control is giving away free pet food for Camp Fire survivors. The giveaway is happening at the Paradise Recycling Center which is located at 920 American Way, Paradise, down the street from the animal shelter.
Touring Paradise + Women’s March Sacramento + Pelosi’s power play
It’s not the kind of vacation you had in mind. It’s a tour through one of the most devastated parts of California. At 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, two Republican lawmakers near the wildfire-damaged area will host 18 fellow lawmakers.
California Braces For The Next Big Storm
Get ready for round two of crazy weather in California. Another Pacific storm is expected to strike California on Wednesday afternoon, bringing a threat of mudslides to the area of the most destructive wildfire in state history and a blizzard warning in the Sierra Nevada.
Lawyer: 7 adult kids freed from parents’ squalid California home not bitter
LOS ANGELES — Seven adult children who were freed from their parents’ California home and years of alleged abuse are not bitter, their attorney said Wednesday. Jack Osborn, a lawyer who represents seven of David and Louise Turpin’s 13 children, said in an interview on NBC’s “Today” show that his cli
Butte County files lawsuit against PG&E
OROVILLE — Butte County filed a lawsuit in Butte County Superior Court on Tuesday against PG&E, just over two months after the deadly Camp Fire began. The wildfire destroyed over 18,000 structures and killed at least 86 people, earning the title of most destructive wildfire in California history.
Oroville girls basketball grabs road win over Cardinals
CORNING — The Oroville High girls basketball team took a convincing road win Tuesday night over the Corning Cardinals, 48-26, to go to 3-0 in Westside League play. The Tigers played aggressive defense and capitalized on the Cards’ cold shooting to take a 12-3 lead in the first and kept the pressure
Storm could set off mudslides in fire-scarred California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Light showers fell on parts of Northern California bracing for heavy rain and strong winds Wednesday that could unleash mudslides on communities struggling after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.
Oroville boys basketball triumphs over Corning
OROVILLE — Oroville High boys basketball coach Robert Anderson said he wasn’t worried about Jaden Burgess being held scoreless through the first half Tuesday against Westside League foe Corning.
Sierra Nevada Commits $10 Million to Grant Program in Wildfire Ravaged Northern California
Sierra Nevada Brewing is committing at least $10 million to a new grant program aimed at providing relief to the Northern California communities affected by last November’s “Camp Fire” — the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history.
Faces of the Camp Fire
With 86 dead, the November 2018 Camp fire was the deadliest wildfire in California history. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the Camp fire burned 153,336 acres in Butte County November 8–25, destroying 13,972 residences and 4,821 buildings in the process.
Farm Credit associations donate to help Camp Fire victims
Multiple associations of the Farm Credit System have together donated nearly $500,000 to help victims of the Camp Fire in Butte County, the deadliest wildfire in California’s history.