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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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50 min ago | Mercury-Register

Public safety forum set for Thursday in Oroville

OROVILLE >> A motorcycle group will team up with Oroville and Chico community leaders and law enforcement officials Thursday evening for a forum on public safety issues, particularly accidents and fatalities from drinking and driving.

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4 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Oregon Gulch fire held to 16 acres

Firefighters quickly snuffed out a blaze in the Oregon Gulch area above Oroville on Monday.

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5 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Youths prepare for graduation from hands-on summer project

Jeffrey Metts, center, jumps on a shovel as he and other members of the CREW, a collaborative youth program of the Feather River Recreation and Park District and the Boys and Girls Club, install plants at the roundabout in Riverbend Park in Oroville on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mercury-Register

Zoologist returns to Oroville for talk on Bigfoot

OROVILLE >> A zoologist who has studied Bigfoot claims for decades will return to Oroville this week as the featured guest of the Summer Speaker series at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center.

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Mercury-Register

Prosecution rests in murder trial

Alicia Schimmer looks at a picture of the Mary Abby Tucker, who died last year. Olabaku Jones Sr. is being tried for murder after his live-in girlfriend died.

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Los Angeles Times

First six months of 2014 were warmest in California's history

A couple strolls with their dog along a dusty shoreline that is usually under water at Huntington Lake on July 10. Water is at the lowest level that many in the tiny High Sierra community in Fresno County can remember.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mercury-Register

Oroville rec district board may swap Bedrock Park maintenance to use city auditorium

OROVILLE >> The maintenance responsibility of Bedrock Park, which has been the Feather River Recreation and Park District's responsibility, may be exchanged for use of the Municipal Auditorium, according to the agenda for Tuesday's upcoming board of directors meeting.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Oroville woman's death attributed to gunshot wound

OROVILLE >> A recent autopsy revealed the death of 62-year-old Oroville resident Charlene Howarth was from a gunshot wound, but according to a press release Friday, investigators have not determined if it was a homicide or suicide.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Hits and misses

So it was good news to hear about the project to make wider bike lanes along the section where several accidents occurred.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Mercury-Register

Prosecution begins in trial for man who allegedly killed girlfriend

Defense Attorney Jodea Foster, right, sits Thursday with defendant Olabaku Jones Sr. as his trial in the death of his girlfriend Mary Abby Tucker began.

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Mercury-Register

Oroville police receive grant to reduce alcohol-related incidents

The city of Oroville will receive a state grant to help reduce problems and incidents related to alcohol, according to a press release issued Thursday by the Oroville Police Department.

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Los Angeles Times

80% of California is now in extreme drought, new data shows

A couple strolls with their dog along a dusty shoreline that is usually under water at Huntington Lake on July 10. Water is at the lowest level that many in the tiny High Sierra community in Fresno County can remember.

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NewsReview.com

Homegrown

A few weeks ago, I wrote about discovering new vendors at the Thursday Night Market.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

State parks monitor water levels

While water usage at some campgrounds have been shut off, most local facilities, such as the Lake Oroville Marina at Lime Saddle in Paradise, remain in the clear for water usage.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Unity, love spread through song at Oroville musical festival

OROVILLE >> Get ready to partake in this historic event and be prepared for the positive vibrations from the first 2014 Oroville Rock Reggae Jamfest that will be felt throughout Northern California.

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Mercury-Register

Fire in Wildlife Area in Oroville now 100 percent contained

OROVILLE >> A fire in the Wildlife Area off Larkin Road is 100 percent contained, according to Cal Fire-Butte County.

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Paradise Post

Oroville man helps Ridge pair from crashed car

Emergency crews respond to an accident on upper Coutolenc Road Saturday evening.

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History is something that is appreciated by many and with that, something that is to be learned from.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Mercury-Register

Oroville council OKs exploring options for contracting safety services

OROVILLE >> The Oroville City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to allow city officials to send out requests for proposals for contracting out the city's police and fire services.

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Mercury-Register

Death Notices for July 16

BAKER: Carl E. Baker, 79, of Paradise, died Monday, July 14,2014, in Chico. Arrangements are under the direction of Rose Chapel Mortuary, 877-4923.

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