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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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6 hrs ago | 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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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Mercury-Register

Illegal fireworks keep firefighters busy Friday night

"Safe and sane" fireworks are displayed inside a fireworks stand June 28 in Oroville.

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Mercury-Register

Illegal fireworks keep firefighters busy Friday night

"Safe and sane" fireworks are displayed inside a fireworks stand June 28 in Oroville.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Hits and misses

HIT >> It was inevitable. Damage has happened to trees and plants at the Peregrine Point disc golf course off Highway 32 that's part of Bidwell Park.

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Mercury-Register

Cal Fire-Butte County responds to Oroville vegetation fire

OROVILLE >> Cal Fire-Butte County responded to a small vegetation fire in Oroville on Friday morning.

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Mercury-Register

Chico and Oroville libraries hosting lunch and a little more Wednesday

CHICO >> You can hear it as you arrive Wednesday at the shaded area outside the Chico library - lovely, classical music featuring string instruments.

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Mercury-Register

Fireworks return today over Lake Oroville and Independence Day is celebrated

OROVILLE >> Everyone's looking forward to the return of fireworks over Lake Oroville tonight, but you need to plan ahead to see the show that's expected about 9:30 p.m. tonight.

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Mercury-Register

Death Notices for July 4

BEEBE: Rosemary Beebe, 79, of Willows, died Monday, June 30, 2014, in Willows. Arrangements are under the direction of F.D. Sweet & Son Mortuary, Willows, 934-5524.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Mercury-Register

Fire threatens to grow to 100 acres, held to 7

BUTTE CREEK CANYON >> A fire that burnt about 7 acres on Thursday on Honey Run Road had the potential to grow to 100 acres before firefighters contained it.

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KRCR

Fireworks to return to Oroville

It was cancelled last year due to budget problems. But the pyrotechnic spectacle will be launched from a floating platform near the Oroville Dam this Friday night starting at 9:30 p.m. Rotary has declared this celebration as a salute to our "Military Veterans" because without our Veterans the unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty and the pursuit of ... (more)

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