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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 $179,000 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Oroville information.

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Local news for Oroville, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

10 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Field Poll: Drought responses split California

Water begins to collect in Lake Oroville at Lime Saddle Marina as rain returned to help with drought conditions Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Paradise, Calif.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mercury-Register

Referendum to block most recent Butte pot growing rules certified

Denice Lessard, on March 12, delivers a box of petitions with 12,262 signatures that she hopes will either force the Butte supervisors to rescind a marijuana cultivation ordinance or force the question to go before county voters as a referendum.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Oroville collision causes major injuries to motorcyclist

Tow truck driver Rick Thomson and a California Highway Patrol officer adjust a tow cable on a motorcycle pulled out from under a red pickup at the scene of a collision on Garden Driver Monday in Oroville.

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Mercury-Register

Dormant Oroville welcome sign project may be revived

Oroville >> Almost two years have passed since a snag through the state halted progress toward construction of a digital welcome sign at the intersection of Georgia Pacific Road and Feather River Boulevard, but the project may be revived.

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Mercury-Register

Oroville library officials postpone opening of limited-service library

Oroville >> With a delay in mitigating asbestos during a renovation project at the Butte County Library in Oroville, officials have postponed the opening of a proposed mini library in the facility community meeting room.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Mercury-Register

Districts with senior water rights may get boost after March rains

Water flows into a solar powered elevation control structure near Richvale on the Western Canal Main in this file photo.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Man shot several times in attempted murder on Nord Avenue

Chico >> A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting at about 3 a.m. Saturday at Nord Garden Apartments, 1521 Nord Ave., the Chico Police Department reported.

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San Mateo Daily Journal

Guarding our groundwater

When it comes to the water that sits in north state aquifers, we trust our local counties to safeguard it and determine how to use it much more than we trust the state to manage it.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Mercury-Register

Death Notices for April 11

CAPITANO: Linda Lea Capitano, 76, of Orland, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Chico.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Mercury-Register

Oroville firefighters seek to 'fill the boot' Saturday

Firefighters from the Oroville and El Medio fire departments will be seeking to "fill the boot" Saturday at two locations in Oroville to aid the Fire Fighter Burn Institute.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Neighb'rhood Childr'n

The '60s came and went, but the era left behind a legacy of psychedelic rock. The new genre was pioneered by bands like the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Doors, Cream and many others.

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KRCR

Car consumed by fire after Oroville crash

A fiery overnight car crash in Butte County sent two people to the hospital. A car hit a power pole around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on Lincoln Boulevard near Grove Street in Oroville.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Victims of crime share experiences during local ceremony

Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey, at left, speaks as Dena Neva and deputy district attorney Dan Nelson stand nearby during the 2014 Butte County Victim/Witness Service and Courage Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday in Oroville.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Feather River Fish Hatchery in Oroville releases young salmon in San Francisco Bay at Tiburon

A group of people watch as 100,000 juvenile salmon hauled from Oroville are piped onto the fishing vessel Merva W Wednesday morning in Tiburon.

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Mercury-Register

Feather River Fish Hatchery in Oroville releases young salmon in San Francisco Bay at Tiburon

A group of people watch as 100,000 juvenile salmon hauled from Oroville are piped onto the fishing vessel Merva W Wednesday morning in Tiburon.

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Mercury-Register

FRRPD board tells manager to continue talks with Oroville official on Bedrock Park

Oroville >> The board of directors of the Feather River Recreation and Park District on Tuesday directed General Manager Ann Willmann to continue talks with the city about the district's future role in maintaining Bedrock Park.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mercury-Register

Butte supervisors move to ban 'fracking'

Dave Garcia speaks out against fracking to the Butte County Board of Supervisors Tuesday in Oroville.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: In drought, guard our groundwater

When it comes to the water that sits in north state aquifers, we trust our local counties to safeguard it and determine how to use it much more than we trust the state to manage it.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Rains bring relief to Sacramento Valley rice farmer, but will it be enough?

Water is the lifeblood of a rice farm, and Sacramento Valley's recent rains have given grower Tom McClellan a bit of hope that 2014 will not be a wasted year.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

KRCR

Northstate rice farmers await water allocation

Amid a year of historically low water deliveries caused by California's severe drought many Northstate farmers intend to cut their planting of crops.

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