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Oroville, California is located in Butte County. Zip codes in Oroville, CA include 95966, 95965, and 95940. The median home price in Oroville is $199,900 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Oroville information.

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16 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Hits and misses

HIT >> While we sympathize with the plight of the homeless, we also believe what is happening to Chico's creeks and greenways is a budding environmental catastrophe.

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20 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Big operation along Lake Oroville this week to prepare for cold water release

It looked like a huge operation along Lake Oroville Friday, and it was. A crew was working to test a valve that is seldom used within the dam infrastructure.

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21 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Oroville couple shares experience dealing with child's battle with hip dysplasia

Peyton Munoz, 3, of Oroville, can walk and run normally now, but she spent the first few years of her life undergoing medical procedures to correct hip dysplasia, which was discovered when she was an infant.

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21 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

New trial date set for 2001 Oroville area homicide case

The trial of a Biggs man charged for a 2001 fatal shooting near Oroville has been reset to Oct. 6. Defendant Marvin Ray Markle Jr., 48, had been scheduled to face trial Monday, but defense attorney David Nelson sought a continuance Friday in Butte County Superior Court.

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21 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

New trial date set for 2001 Oroville area homicide case

The trial of a Biggs man charged for a 2001 fatal shooting near Oroville has been reset to Oct. 6. Defendant Marvin Ray Markle Jr., 48, had been scheduled to face trial Monday, but defense attorney David Nelson sought a continuance Friday in Butte County Superior Court.

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History is something that is appreciated by many and with that, something that is to be learned from.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mercury-Register

Oroville workshop to focus on honey oil labs, drug endangered children

OROVILLE >> With numerous stories in the news lately about honey oil lab explosions and arrests, a workshop will be held to raise awareness in the community about the problem, along with the implications for children.

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Mercury-Register

Butte County Hall of Records project launched

Butte County Clerk-Recorder Candace Grubbs speaks about the more than 20 years of work that went into making a county Hall of Records a reality at the groundbreaking ceremony for the building on Thursday in Oroville.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Police arrest Oakland man after car chase in Chico

Willie James Staten of Oakland is taken into custody after a high-speed pursuit that ended when he crashed the vehicle, which had been reported stolen, then fled into a field near Browns Valley Drive in Chico on Thursday.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Volkstock this weekend benefits Handi-Riders

Volkswagens, like this classic bus with safari windows photographed at a car show last month at Riverbend Park in Oroville, will be gathering again this weekend in Chico for Volkstock, a benefit for Handi-Riders.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Mercury-Register

Death notices

ALECK: Monique Aleck, 87, of Oroville, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Ramsey Funeral Home, 534-3877.

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Mercury-Register

Officials get tentative funding approval to hire reserve officers to...

Gates at Riverbend Park have previously closed because of concerns over vandalism.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KRCR

Lake Oroville water level falling rapidly

This summer Lake Oroville is on pace to set a new record for its lowest lake level ever.

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Mercury-Register

Construction underway on new Ford facility in Oroville

Crews with heavy equipment toil Monday at the Benny Brown Ford site on Oro Dam Boulevard after a long delay.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Mercury-Register

Defendant testifies in own defense in Halloween 2012 rape trial

OROVILLE >> One of the three men on trial on charges of sexual assault and rape testified in his own defense today.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

State parks photo tour on tap Wednesday at Lake Oroville Visitor Center

A photographic essay of California's many state parks, as seen through the lens of local artist Rex Burress, will be the topic at 7 p.m. Wednesday for the Summer Speaker series at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center.

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Los Angeles Times

Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters

Severe drought conditions are evident as a family treks across a long path back previously underwater in June.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Mercury-Register

Oroville fire damages 5 apartments Sunday

Oroville firefighters work to put out an apartment fire that started shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday July 6, 2014, on the 200 block of Table Mountain Boulevard in Oroville, California.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

River Watcher: Sinking water levels

Guppy Creek has gone dry! At least the Boynton Avenue drainage ditch with a creek name in Oroville was dry when I walked by June 24. After winter, the small flow along the road runs slow right into summer, fed largely by landscape overflow, but even lawns are browner than usual in the neighborhood as most people try to conserve water, hence there ... (more)

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Two fires at the same time in Oroville area

Cal Fire-Butte County firefighter Jon White hoses 55-gallon metal barrels after a fire that burned about 4 acres on Saturday, near Tehama Avenue in Thermalito.

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