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Antioch man pleads not guilty to murder charges in Glenn County crash
WILLOWS — An Antioch man has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in connection with a 2017 crash in Glenn County that killed an Oregon man and his child, according to court records.
North Pole Lodge to Open at Glenn County Fairgrounds
One of the impacts of the Camp Fire is the cancellation of the 2018 Avenue of Lights at the Glenn County Fairgrounds in Orland. One of the Red Cross Evacuation Shelters was set up at the Fairgrounds in November, and that prevented volunteers from setting up more than a mile of Christmas lights that
Corning man arrested in Paradise for drugs, resisting arrest
A Corning man was arrested in Paradise on Sunday after he forcefully resisted arrest and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, according to the Paradise Police Department.
Paradise police arrests one near airport
A Corning man was arrested early Sunday morning near Paradise Airport after the Paradise Police Department responded to a report of a man acting suspiciously, police said Monday.
Her 85-year-old mother survived the Camp Fire. So why can't she know where she is?
FOLSOM, Calif. — Cynthia Hall has been planning for months to help move her 85-year-old mother from Paradise to her home in Folsom, where Hall has operated a dance studio for the past 40 years.
No injuries reported in two-car collision involving six people
Six people were involved in a two-car collision on Dec. 2. At around 3:10 p.m., Anthony Powell, 34, of Willows was driving his GMC pickup east on Forest Highway 7 at approximately 10 mph, according to a California Highway Patrol press release.
'Angels' bring sleuthing skills to Camp Fire disaster
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They have become known as the Angels of Paradise. But there is nothing ethereal about them. They are online sleuths who know how to find people, and they have been putting their skills to use in the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire.
All California Cars Must Have License Plates Starting January 1
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Starting January 1 any car bought or leased and driven off a car dealership lot must have temporary license plates. Assembly Bill 516 was signed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2016. It requires dealers to place temporary tags on cars, instead of paper advertisements. Drivers who use
Rising from the ashes: keys to nowhere repurposed in tribute to fire survivors
The night of Nov. 8 Jess Mercer looked down at her keychain and realized she had a key to a door that no longer existed. The key had unlocked the door to an art studio where she had been working under the tutelage of her father, Tommie Mercer, a goldsmith and jeweler of 60 years, to create custom je
Robert Kennedy Jr. Comes to Chico to Help Camp Fire Survivors
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Man who ‘illegally’ razed his historic San Francisco home must rebuild an exact replica
Richard Neutra’s legacy of modernist architecture, marbled throughout southern California, has a quieter history in San Francisco. The Austrian-born architect designed just five homes in the city, including a Victorian rowhouse for refugees from Nazi Germany, his first redwood building, along with h
What’s happening Monday in Oroville
Wilbur-Ellis Blood Drive, in memory of Gary Nunes, Willows: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Donors receive promo code for a cozy Vitalant beanie hat. Must be in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more, eat low-fat meal within two hours ahead of donation, drink 8-16 ounces non-caffeinated beverages an hour before donat
Chico City Council may reconsider proposed location for Simplicity Village
CHICO — The new Chico City Council may reconsider on Tuesday a proposal from the Chico Housing Action Team that the previous council rejected, to approve a parcel on Notre Dame Boulevard as a possible location for Simplicity Village.
Firefighters rescue 6 puppies from burning structure
"Christmas came early" for a fire unit when its crews rescued six puppies from a burning structure near the California-Nevada border Friday. The tiny black dogs were discovered in a "remote area of the state" near Doyle, roughly 45 miles northwest of Reno, Nevada, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection
PV girls take Classic win over Willows
RED BLUFF — The Pleasant Valley girls hoisted the trophy at the Holiday Classic tournament in Red Bluff Saturday afternoon with a 47-31 win over Willows. The Honkers were in command the first quarter and closed it out 11-9, but PV took over in the second, scoring 14 unanswered. The Vikings controlle
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests
In this June 21, 2018, photo, a laboratory manager demonstrates how she uses an instrument to photograph cannabis samples at an analytical laboratory in Oakland. California marijuana producers are seeing a higher percentage of buds, oils and other products clear strict safety tests. Testing started
Japanese 'tsunami fish' found off the California coast seven years later
In March 2011, Japan experienced a massive tsunami that was the aftermath of a 9.1 earthquake, the largest the country has ever experienced. It resulted in the deaths of an estimated 29,000 people and caused approximately $235 billion in damages, making it the deadliest natural disaster in history.
Southwest passenger claims airline forced her to leave pet fish at airport
A California woman is claiming a Southwest Airlines agent forced her to leave her pet fish at the airport last Wednesday. Lanice Powless, a University of Colorado student, was flying to California from Denver International Airport when she said a Southwest Airlines employee informed her that she wou
Paradise will ‘rise from the ashes’ after Camp Fire. Is that a good idea?
Jody Jones, the mayor of Paradise, joked recently that the Camp Fire spared her town’s most vital infrastructure — the Starbucks and Dutch Bros. coffee shops. She turned absolutely serious, though, when declaring Paradise will recover.