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Drought lessons from a sheep rancher
While a severe drought continues to devastate California agriculture, one sheep rancher in Oroville has found a centuries-old solution at the bottom of his wood stove - and researchers at UC Davis are paying attention.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Officials extend Bidwell Canyon boat ramp for Lake Oroville access
Four ducks walk up the new airport landing mat that was installed earlier Wednesday by the State Parks in an effort to allow boaters to continue using the Bidwell Canyon Marina boat launch even with the low water levels at Lake Oroville.
Before and After: The West Has Lost 63 Trillion Gallons of Water During Drought
The West has been suffering from a severe drought since 2013 and, in some cases, much longer than that.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Investigation opened after video shows Butte County sheriff's deputy kicking subject during arrest
OROVILLE >> Two agencies are investigating an incident Tuesday where a Butte County sheriff's deputy kicked a subject during an arrest in south Oroville.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
San Bernardino County Sun
These 9 before and after photos show the impact of Californiaa s drought
In these before-and-after images, full water levels are visible around Lake Oroville in Oroville, California and Folsom Lake in El Folsom, California on July 20, 2011 and low water levels are visible on August 19, 2014.
EDD Oroville office to close in a month
According to Patti Roberts of EDD Communication in Sacramento, the move came after the state placed the building at 2348 Baldwin Ave. on its surplus list to be sold as a way to save money.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
One more day Sunday for Butte Count Fair
Dan Reidel Enterprise-Record Bailey Sutton, of Palermo, takes her heifers to water at the Butte County Fair on Saturday.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
State selling employment office in Oroville
OROVILLE >> Butte County residents who have been seeking employment-related services from the state including unemployment benefits will be encouraged to go online more as the Oroville office is shut down.
Four trials set for 17 defendants in 2013 Oroville casino standoff case
OROVILLE >> The cases of 17 people charged for the 2013 takeover of an Oroville tribe's offices will be broken up into four trials.
CARD class focus is 'Brains in Motion'
Marcia Carter talks about Brains In Motion, a CARD senior program class designed for people to stay mentally fit as they age during an interview at the Lakeside Pavilion in Chico on Thursday.
Oroville developer changes plea in child sex abuse case
Defendant Christopher Stephen Carter, 46, was visibly upset Thursday as he pleaded guilty to a felony count of forcible sexual penetration with a foreign object for an incident involving a female victim who was 17 in June 2011.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Los Angeles Times
63 trillion gallons of groundwater lost in drought, study finds
A trickle of water receding into Lake Shasta at dusk reveals signs of serious drought conditions June 22, 2014.
Looking back on Oroville and Butte County's heroes: Oroville man...
Private John F. Voos is back in training in Australia following four weeks in the hospital with an attack of influenza, according to word received here by friends.
County schedules road work for Southside Oroville, Thermalito
OROVILLE >> Starting Monday Butte County road crews will start "slurry seal" work in Southside Oroville and in the Thermalito neighborhood.
Rewards offered by Secret Witness
A reward of up to $250 for information on those responsible for a string of arson vegetation fires in the Oroville area, including Oroville Fire, El Medio Fire and Cal Fire-Butte County.
This Photo Shows a California Lake Three Years Ago. The Second Shows How It Looks Now.
It's no secret that California has endured a severe drought for the past three years - but some Americans may not realize exactly how serious it is.
Dramatic Before and After Photos Show California's Shrinking Water Supplies
In this before-and-after composite image, above, the Enterprise Bridge passes over full water levels at a section of Lake Oroville on July 20, 2011 in Oroville, Calif.
The filing period is over, and the candidate pool is complete. Seven people - two incumbents, three new faces and two previous contenders - are vying for three open seats on the Chico City Council.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Oroville man sentenced 38 years to life for murdering girlfriend
OROVILLE >> An Oroville man was sentenced Wednesday to 38 years to life for murdering his live-in girlfriend in June 2013.
Oroville police refute rumors, inquiries about multiple murders
OROVILLE >> A recent spate of rumors about murders and questions of a serial killer on the loose has prompted concern from law enforcement officials who say none of the rumors is true.