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Mangrove Avenue gas station robbed Monday

CHICO — The Chico Police Department responded to the report of a gas station robbery about 11:40 a.m. Monday. An employee at the Chevron station at 1101 Mangrove Ave. said a male entered the business armed with a small baseball bat and demanded money, according to a news release from the Police Depa


In The Aftermath Of The Camp Fire, A Slow, Simmering Crisis In Nearby Chico

Editor's Note: NPR's Kirk Siegler is based temporarily in Butte County, Calif. Along with other reporters, he will be covering the clean-up and recovery effort in and around Paradise. If you want to share your story e-mail natdesk@npr.org with "Paradise" in the subject line.


Assemblyman James Gallagher calls Gavin Newsom’s proposal for disaster funding ‘very positive’

CHICO — Assemblyman James Gallagher said he saw “very positive” things in the budget proposal released this week by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, especially relating to disaster prevention and relief.


Chico Officers Released From Hospital

CHICO (CBS13) — Two Chico police officers are out of the hospital after being exposed to fentanyl. They responded to a mass drug overdose inside a house that killed one man and hospitalized more than a dozen.


High School Honor Band Featured at Harlen Adams Theatre

CHICO, Calif. - High school band musicians from all over Northern California performed together on Saturday night as part of a music workshop. Close to 100 high school band students from 14 different high schools from Colusa, Red Bluff and Chico took part in the CMEA Northern Section Select Honor Ba


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Officials say one man is dead and a dozen more have been hospitalized after an apparent mass-overdose in Northern California. According to police, paramedics responded to a home in Chico Saturday morning – they found one man dead, and four others in critical condition. The group ranged in age from 1


One dead, 12 hospitalized in apparent drug overdoses in Chico

CHICO — One person is dead and a dozen have been hospitalized Saturday morning following apparent drug overdoses at a house on Santana Court. According to Mike Rodden, Chico police commander, all of the people hospitalized were over 18 and most appeared to be in their 20s.


Chico Children's Museum opens to rave reviews

CHICO, Calif. — The Chico Children's Museum opened Tuesday morning on Main Street. Within the first two hours of its doors opening, an estimated 100 children and parents traversed through the approximately 20 exhibits designed to spark a child's imagination.


HFF Arranges $18 Million Sale of 57,221-Square-Foot Center in Southern Florida

The property is fully leased to tenants including Office Depot, Bethesda Health Physicians, Kabuki, Devine Bistro, Zen Massage, Petrover Orthodontics, Flanigan’s, The Men’s Wearhouse and Woof Gang Bakery. Daniel Finkle, Luis Castillo and Eric Williams of HFF marketed the property on behalf of the se


President of Mormon Church Visits Butte Co. in Response to Camp Fire

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The new president of the fourteen million member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (also called the Mormon Church) visited Chico and Paradise Sunday to see the devastation of the Camp Fire for himself.


Chico Mass Casualty Incident in North Chico

Speech to Text for Chico Mass Casualty Incident in North Chico. Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.


Free seminar on sales and use tax

Butte College Small Business Development Center will present a seminar called Basic Sales and Use Tax 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 from at the center, 2480 Notre Dame Blvd., Chico.


News of Our Past: Planners give supervisors 20-year policy on land uses

OROVILLE – A basic, 20-year policy on land uses in unincorporated areas was recommended by the Butte County Planning Commission by unanimous approval on Thursday to the Board of Supervisors in the first stage of a comprehensive county general plan revision being undertaken.


Tools swept up by burned-out contractors

CHICO — For Wade Willey, the story of his loss to the Camp Fire was repeated all over Paradise. Years worth of tools stored in the garage were destroyed, leaving the licensed contractor unable to work.


Chico Police Arrest Shooting Suspects

CHICO, Calif.- Chico Police say they made two arrests in connection with a shooting of an 18-year-old man on Warner Street. 19-year-old Elias Parker and 20-year-old Joshua Williams, both of Chico, are charged with the crime.


How Government Shutdown Could Affect Butte Co. Housing Authority

BUTTE AND GLENN COUNTIES, Calif. - Thousands of people on Section 8 in Butte and Glenn counties would be affected if the government shutdown continues past February. According to Executive Director Ed Mayer, the Butte County Housing Authority will have enough federal funding through February.


Camp Fire is the latest reason for Ridge Quilters to give back

CHICO — It’s been just over two months since the Camp Fire started, and a particular group of ridge folks have their own way of looking forward. “There’s real heart in Paradise. The first mission is to put it back together,” said Ann Slocum, vice president of the Ridge Quilters Guild.


New juvenile hall within reach

While construction of the new Tri-County Juvenile Rehabilitation Facility is still awaiting state approval, the project’s start is almost in sight. Yuba, Sutter and Colusa counties established a joint powers authority to construct a new juvenile rehabilitation facility back in August 2015. The proje


Horse trainer provides free camp day for students affected by Camp Fire

GERBER — The Lightfoot Horse Farm hosted a free camp day Saturday for its students affected by the Camp Fire. JayaMae Gregory owned the farm that was located in Magalia. She lost her home along with the arena, the round pen and the jump field that she used for her lessons. At the time of the fire Gr


Local Police React to Davis Officer Slaying

CHICO, Calif. - In wake of recent officers killed in the line of duty, Action News Now reporter Christina Vitale spoke with the Chico Police Department about their precautions when going out on calls.