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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.

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-16 05:39:00

Two-Car Rollover Crash Closes SR 99 Onramp

CHICO, Calif. -The onramp from Skyway to northbound Highway 99 closed today following a two-car rollover collision.According to Chris Zinko, division chief for the Chico Fire Department, a man in a pickup truck was pulled over on the side of the road on northbound Highway 99 close to the onramp comi

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-16 15:10:00

Two Chico Schools Put on Lockdown After Report of Shots Fired in Area

UPDATE 2:31 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 -The lockdowns at the schools have been lifted. Officers were not able to find a suspect or evidence of gunshots.---

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-16 11:49:00

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

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-10-16 00:34:29

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

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-10-16 00:03:01

Sheriff's office identifies woman killed in Friday collision

The Yuba City woman was traveling north on Highway 99 just after 7 p.m. as Vishad Masih, 24, of Yuba City, was driving from the opposite direction, according to a California Highway Patrol press release. For unknown reasons, Esquibel crossed over the double lines into opposing traffic and the front

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-16 05:41:00

Essay contest available to Willows students

An essay contest aiming to build camaraderie between local heroes and students will be available to Willows students grades K-8.Marlena Sparkman, Willows resident, owner of the Willows and Orland Shoppers and member of Willows Rotary, created a charitable program for the students of Willows. Origina

APPEAL-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-17 00:14:00

Feds say marijuana cash has been used to build and run The Complex music venue in Salt Lake City

The operators of one of Salt Lake City’s busier concert venues,The Complex, are being charged by federal prosecutors with building and running the business using more than $1 million earned selling marijuana.

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE - 2018-10-15 20:24:38

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.

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-10-15 18:52:43

Man smashes bowling ball into employee’s head after he was told to leave, video shows

Abowling ball and a bar stool became weaponsafter an employee asked an “unruly” group of people to leave a bowling alley last week, police say.And it was all caught on video.At about 11:45 p.m. on Oct. 10, an Apollo Lanes employee asked the group of people to leave, theRoseville Police Department in


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.


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


Proposition 10: California’s rent-control ballot measure explained

You’ve probably heard plenty of conflicting messages about the merits of this statewide ballot measure, Proposition 10. To help you make sense of this complex debate and what it could mean for landlords and the nearly 6 million renters in California, we lay out the basics: the law that the measure w


Public input sought on updated Chico Bicycle Plan at meeting Thursday

The city of Chico is seeking public input on its Bicycle Plan during a session Thursday.The draft Bicycle Plan 2018 Update will be presented for public review and feedback during the meeting 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday in the second floor conference room of the Old Municipal Building, 441 Main St.The plan

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-10-15 21:00:40

Butte County not impacted by PG&E power shutoff

No businesses or residences in Butte County were impacted by Sunday’s PG&E public power safety shutoff program, although there was an unrelated power outage in south Butte County.According to PG&E spokesman Paul Moreno Monday, about 2,475 customers in south Butte County and north Yuba County lost po

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-10-16 00:54:23

Butte Humane: Dog Distemper Cases Rising

CHICO, Calif. -The city of Chico has an important message for all dog owners: Vaccinate your pets for canine distemper.The virus, if left untreated, can be fatal.

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-15 16:52:00

Van Linked To Murder Suspect Found In Mexico

WILLIAMS, Calif. --Authorities in Mexico have found a van belonging to a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend, according to Williams Police.21-year-old Salvador Garcia Jr. is suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend Karen Garcia.


Pleasant Valley High School student arrested after lockdown

The student had covered a portion of the bicycle crank with their sweatshirt to make it appear more like a real firearm, police said, and they held it as if they were holding a firearm while simulating shooting students.


Deputies raid pot grow in Concow in connection with Chico man’s disappearance, death

The Sheriff’s Office said it served two search warrants Tuesday on Paiute Drive south of Highway 70, where law enforcement officers seized 381 marijuana plants, 522 pounds of processed marijuana and 39 firearms.


Victim Identified in Corning Murder Case

lauren lauren good evening... i'm lauren martinez. alan marsden is off tonight. action news now has obtained court documents that reveal the name of the victim killed in her own home in corning. boxes action news now reporter stephanie lin is live at tehama county superior court in red bluff... wher