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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 $199,000 which is roughly $109/per square foot. More Oroville information.

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3 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

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 | Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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13 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Mercury-Register

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Mercury-Register

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.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Mercury-Register

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.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mercury-Register

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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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Mercury-Register

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.

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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.

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Mercury-Register

Death Notices for April 17

CLEMMER: Eleanor Clemmer, 88, of Paradise, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Paradise.

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Mercury-Register

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mercury-Register

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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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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