3 hrs ago
General manager of Oroville water agency gets 4.98 percent raise
Oroville >> After an hour-long discussion over the general manager's contract, which includes a 4.98 percent raise, the South Feather Water and Power Agency board of directors approved the new terms, effective Tuesday.
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7 hrs ago
Supes vote to put referendum on pot regulations on November ballot
OROVILLE >> Butte County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to put on the November ballot the dispute over the most recent iteration of the county's restrictions of cultivation medical marijuana.
13 hrs ago
Oroville youths travel to Mexico to help build a house for a family of 10
A group of teenagers and two adults who went on a mission trip to Mexico last week pose Monday, April 21, 2014, at a home in Oroville, California.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
STREAM Charter School lands facility in Oroville office complex
STREAM Charter School will occupy a back building this fall at Feather River Village on Oro Dam Boulevard, photographed Monday, April 21, 2014, in Oroville.
Salmon barrier built, cave from Ishi's tribe found
Two large steam-powered threshers belch smoke while working a wheat field outside of Chico, circa 1890.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
FRRPD board to consider shortening spray fountain schedule at Riverbend Park due to drought
Oroville >> A popular water feature for children at Riverbend Park in Oroville may be less usable over the summer this year, according to the agenda for Tuesday's regular meeting of the Feather River Recreation and Park District board.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Feather River farmers receive full water supply, and plan water transfers
Rice fields are turning green in this picture from last year. With uncertainty over water supply, rice growers are three weeks to a month behind their normal schedule, but activity is expected to step up quickly.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Oroville man sentenced to 109 years prison for 2011 murder
Oroville >> An Oroville man convicted of murder for a 2011 apartment shooting was sentenced Friday to 109 years, 4 months in state prison.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Motorcyclist remains in critical condition after Monday crash in Oroville
Oroville >> A Magalia man remains in critical condition Wednesday after suffering major injuries when he was hit by a pickup.
Agency provides new windows, appliances for disabled Oroville man
Don Williams and Shannon Bass trim a new window at Matthew Ormsby's Oroville home Thursday through a Community Action Agency of Butte County program.
The Fresno Bee
San Joaquin River salmon restoration saga rolls on with truck ride from Friant Dam
Elif Fehm-Sullivan, left, NOAA fisheries biologist and Jerrad Goddell U.S. Fish and Wildlife fisheries biologist, net salmon smelt Wednesday for relocation downstream in the San Joaquin River.
Death Notices for April 17
CLEMMER: Eleanor Clemmer, 88, of Paradise, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Paradise.
Oroville council ends finance director's contract
Oroville >> A month after city officials said Finance Director Diane MacMillan was out on administrative leave, the Oroville City Council ended her employment during a closed session late Tuesday night.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
New trial date set for man who allegedly killed girlfriend
Oroville >> A new May 19 trial date has been set for an Oroville man charged with allegedly killing his live-in girlfriend.
Water rescue training scheduled Thursday in Oroville
File photo from last April shows Cal Fire and The California National Guard practice water rescue training using helicopters at the Thermalito Afterbay.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
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.
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.