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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 $229,000 which is roughly $113/per square foot. More Oroville information.

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Jeffersonians rally for independence at the California Capitol

Gina Russel, 59, of Oroville holds a flag in support of the State of Jefferson at a Capitol rally on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

USA Today

California drought: Before and after photos show impact

Full water levels are visible behind the Folsom Dam at Folsom Lake on July 20, 2011, in El Folsom, Calif.

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Mercury-Register

Little Free Library system spreads book love in Butte County

A Little Free Library box is filled with novels and other interesting things to read at 267 Skyline Blvd. in Oroville.

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Mercury-Register

New group plans to host mile-long yard sale Saturday in downtown Oroville

OROVILLE >> It could become an annual event. At least that's what some business and shop owners in downtown Oroville hope will happen with a yard sale Saturday that will extend from Mug Shots Coffee House, near the Municipal Auditorium, down to Fifth Avenue.

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Mercury-Register

Motorcycle collision Wednesday near Graeagle sends Oroville man to Reno hospital

QUINCY >> Three Oroville residents riding on two motorcycles were involved in a collision Wednesday near Graeagle that sent one of the drivers to a hospital in Reno.

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Mercury-Register

Rewards offered by Secret Witness

A reward of up to $500 for information on the Oct. 11, 2013, homicide of a longtime Butte County resident.

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Switched

35-Year 'Megadrought' May Threaten Southwest Within Century, Study Finds

A stream of water trickles through a section of Lake Oroville that used to be under water on Aug. 19, 2014, in Oroville, California.

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Holtville Tribune

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.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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Mashable

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.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Mercury-Register

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.

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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.

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Mercury-Register

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.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Mercury-Register

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.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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Mercury-Register

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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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.

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Mercury-Register

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.

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