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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 $219,900 which is roughly $110/per square foot. More Oroville information.

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Dismissed individuals identified in Maidu tribal dispute case

OROVILLE >> Names for the dismissed cases in the Maidu tribal dispute have been obtained from prosecuting attorney, supervising deputy district attorney Kurt Worley.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mercury-Register

Oroville City Council OKs grant for reserve officers for parks and trails along the Feather River

OROVILLE >> There will be reserve officers hired for patrolling the parks and trails along the Feather River in Oroville, but it won't happen soon.

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Mercury-Register

Walmart superstore project on Oroville Planning Commission agenda

OROVILLE >> Four years after the Oroville Planning Commission approved plans for a new Walmart superstore, the project is back on the table for discussion.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Natural Wonders: Chaparral coverup

As I walked down Grand View Street in Oroville just as the sun rose to revel in the grand view, I saw a large vacation trailer parked, and it seemed ready to go to faraway places.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Death Notices for July 24

CISNEROS: Julio Alvarez Cisneros, 43 of Orland, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Marysville.

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Mercury-Register

Sign-ups open for National Night Out event in Oroville

OROVILLE >> The public is invited to participate in the upcoming National Night Out event that will be hosted by Oroville Volunteers in Policing in August.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mercury-Register

Preparations underway for retrial in alleged 2012 sexual assault, rape

OROVILLE >> Efforts are underway for a new trial for three Stockton men charged for an alleged sexual assault and rape in 2012.

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Mercury-Register

Oroville City Council to discuss river patrols, road work at special meeting

Deborah Alagata of Oroville walks her dogs Molly, right, and Riley along the bike path beside the Feather River in Oroville on Tuesday.

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Mercury-Register

Olabaku Jones found guilty of second-degree murder

OROVILLE >> Olabaku Jones Sr. was found guilty of second-degree murder Thursday afternoon in connection with the death of his live-in girlfriend.

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NewsReview.com

Cost of safety, critiqued

When Bill LaGrone, Oroville's public-safety director, went before the Oroville City Council July 15, he requested something that drew the ire of many of his own personnel - permission to ask the Butte County Sheriff's Office and Cal Fire whether they will take over public safety in Oroville.

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NewsReview.com

Sensitive sites exposed

Aaron Wright, a California State Parks superintendent who oversees the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area, shows some tools that were recently confiscated from illegal diggers.

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KRCR

Bigfoot expert draws huge crowd in Oroville

Zoologist Ron Brown, who first started studying Bigfoot while attending UC Berkeley in the early 1970s, presented to a crowd of more than 160 people about evidence of Bigfoot and the legitimacy of sightings.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mercury-Register

Former Oroville planning commissioner set to be sentenced following plea to elder theft

OROVILLE >> A former Oroville planning commissioner arrested in North Dakota is set to be sentenced Aug. 6 after he changed his plea on a count of elder theft.

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Mercury-Register

Reconstruction of fire-damaged Oroville school may go past December

Maria Quintero, a fire technician with Cleanrite-Buildrite, moves equipment around on Wednesday, as a rack with children's bike helmets still sits in Sierra Del Oro School, months after the building was damaged in a fire May 27 in Oroville.

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Mercury-Register

Bookworms get out and play with library lunch program

From left to right, siblings Madalyn Robertson, 8, Gabriella Robertson, 5, Jaydn Robertson, 9, and Madalyn's twin sister Olivia Robertson play in the bounce house during Lunchtime at the Library on Wednesday at the Oroville branch of the Butte County Library.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Mosquito fogging tonight in Oroville area

Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 8-11:30 p.m. today in the Palermo, Honcut and Pacific Heights area, weather permitting, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Mercury-Register

Feather River Rec board agrees to relinquish Bedrock Park duties to use Oroville auditorium

OROVILLE >> Depending on a final agreement approved by the Oroville City Council, the Feather River Recreation and Park District board of directors agreed to return maintenance and care of Bedrock Park to the city in exchange for leasing the Municipal Auditorium for sports activities.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mercury-Register

Public safety forum set for Thursday in Oroville

OROVILLE >> A motorcycle group will team up with Oroville and Chico community leaders and law enforcement officials Thursday evening for a forum on public safety issues, particularly accidents and fatalities from drinking and driving.

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Mercury-Register

Oregon Gulch fire held to 16 acres

Firefighters quickly snuffed out a blaze in the Oregon Gulch area above Oroville on Monday.

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Mercury-Register

Youths prepare for graduation from hands-on summer project

Jeffrey Metts, center, jumps on a shovel as he and other members of the CREW, a collaborative youth program of the Feather River Recreation and Park District and the Boys and Girls Club, install plants at the roundabout in Riverbend Park in Oroville on Tuesday.

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