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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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Photos: Jarring pictures show impact of Calif. drought

AUGUST 19: A section of Lake Oroville is seen nearly dry on August 19, 2014 in Oroville, California.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mercury-Register

Oroville officials take initial step to form arts, culture and entertainment district

OROVILLE >> Some ideas end up shelved, but an idea to form an arts, culture and entertainment district in Oroville won't be one of those.

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Mercury-Register

Road work begins Thursday on 10 Oroville streets

OROVILLE >> Beginning Thursday and over the next two weeks, some streets scattered throughout the city can expect road closures and traffic delays as crews begin road maintenance work.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Starving Student: Feather Falls Casino offers a good cure for hunger

Indulgence, although often satisfying, can be very dangerous, perhaps most in a buffet setting with a never-ending array of dishes.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Fogging tonight in Dayton area

Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 7:45-11:30 p.m. today in the Dayton area, weather permitting, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Los Angeles Times

L.A. dramatically increases 'water cops' staffing as drought worsens

Severe drought conditions are evident as hundreds of houseboats are dwarfed by steep banks that show the water level down 160 feet from the high water mark at Bidwell Canyon Marina on Lake Oroville in June.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Mercury-Register

Officers catch stolen Butte County sheriff's vehicle after half-hour pursuit

The front tires are shredded on a Butte County Sheriff's Office SUV after officers used spike strips to stop the stolen vehicle Monday night.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Officers catch stolen Butte County sheriff's vehicle after half-hour pursuit

A stolen Butte County Sheriff's Office SUV sits on the side of Highway 99 after its tires were flattened in a pursuit.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Death notices for Aug. 19

BRADLEY: Robert E. Bradley, 91, of Magalia, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Paradise.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Mercury-Register

Butte and Glenn County crop reports: Farm income increased

Almond trees grow near Highway 99 and Shippee Road on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Oroville, California.

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Mercury-Register

Oroville officials seek to establish arts, culture and entertainment district

OROVILLE >> At the next City Council meeting Tuesday, Oroville officials will seek direction to establish a task force and management team to launch and operate the arts, culture and entertainment district.

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Mercury-Register

Mom, daughter to show off 1881 wedding dress in Oroville

Local resident Trena Brown and her daughter Robin Lyon will be at the Ehmann Home between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Aug. 23 to show off the 1881 wedding dress they both wore at their weddings and share its history.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mercury-Register

Thermalito Afterbay abuzz Saturday for model plane event

Mark Carriere delights the crowd with stunts as he flies his model MX-2 airplane on Saturday at the Oroville Air Corps National Model Aviation Day celebration in Oroville.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Drive carefully, school starts in Chico on Monday

No one is ready to call summer over, but it is mid-August and around here calendars are saying school is back in session.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Hits and misses

HIT >> As odd as it sounds, it's good that people are cautious. That's in reference to the book salesmen knocking on Chico doors recently, and residents who thought he was casing their homes for theft or worse.

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Mercury-Register

Church brief

Artist Rex Burress will present a photo essay, "The Wonders of Gods Gifts of Nature" Aug. 20 for Summer Gatherings Wednesday evening at Trinity Presbyterian, 2350 Foothill Blvd., in Oroville.

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Los Angeles Times

California drought produces dramatic images across parched state

Puddles of water are all that remain in some areas of the San Gabriel River's West Fork in the Angeles National Forest, revealing the effects of the prolonged drought.

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Mercury-Register

Cal Water rates are approved to increase this month

The average Cal Water customer in Oroville will see their bills increase from about $52.16 a month to an average of about $60.55.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Mercury-Register

Restaurant growth evident in Butte County jobs

CHICO >> By the end of the month, there will be more jobs in the restaurant business than there were a month ago, and that job growth is reflected in other industries in Butte County.

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Mercury-Register

Oroville Walmart superstore project hung up on technicality

A Walmart employee pushes carts into the front of the Walmart on Oro Dam and Feather River Boulevard earlier this year.

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