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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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2 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Death notices for Sept. 3

ASHBY: Former Oroville resident, Charles Ashby, 63, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Corvallis, Oregon.

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9 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Oroville bicyclist hit, killed on Highway 70

PALERMO >> A 53-year-old Oroville resident died Monday night after he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 70, south of Palermo Road.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Mercury-Register

Oroville rec district hosting second Active Aging Expo

OROVILLE >> An event aimed at providing information to senior citizens will be held Thursday at the Feather River Activity Center in Oroville.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Mercury-Register

El Medio Fire District hopes to shave $25,000 from contract with city of Oroville

OROVILLE >> A request by El Medio Fire District to reduce a contract with the city of Oroville by $25,000 will go before the City Council on Tuesday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Mercury-Register

Downtown Oroville Riverfront District hosts a sale a mile long

Penny Cameron, of Oroville, picks out clothes from Nikki and Gary Arnold's yard Saturday at the Mile-Long Community Yard Sale in Oroville.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Mercury-Register

Downtown Chico calm early Friday as Labor Day weekend begins

CHICO >> Authorities in Chico have beefed up their operations in preparation for Labor Day weekend, which traditionally has attracted thousands to the city.

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Mercury-Register

New groundwater rules are the biggest change to water law in our lifetime

An agricultural well along a roadway south of Oroville, near Highway 162, is seen inn this photo taken in late June.

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Los Angeles Times

Chance of 'megadrought' in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study concludes

A trickle of water receding into Lake Shasta at dusk reveals signs of serious drought conditions June 22, 2014.

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The Fresno Bee

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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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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