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Rhymes with thong
Live Fong: Two shows: Saturday July 26, 7:30 p.m., at 1078 Gallery; Monday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m., at Sierra Nevada Big Room for the Flipside Release Party.
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Code enforcement taught to spot honey oil labs
A training conference Wednesday in Oroville saw 18 code enforcement officers from around the Northstate learning how to spot the evidence of honey hash oil and meth labs, and also the signs of possible child endangerment.
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Cost of safety, critiqued
When Bill LaGrone, Oroville's public-safety director, went before the Oroville City Council July 15, he requested something that drew the ire of many of his own personnel - permission to ask the Butte County Sheriff's Office and Cal Fire whether they will take over public safety in Oroville.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Judge clears way for anti-fracking petition to move forward
CHICO >> Butte County Superior Court Judge Robert Glusman today cleared the way for an anti-fracking measure to move forward.
Mosquito fogging tonight in Oroville area
Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 8-11:30 p.m. today in the Palermo, Honcut and Pacific Heights area, weather permitting, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.
Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint
A taxi driver was robbed at knifepoint when she responded to a call for a cab near the intersection of Skyway and Columbine in Magalia around 3:30 Wednesday morning.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
More West Nile virus mosquito centers identified in Butte
A release Tuesday by the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District says less than a week after the presence of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes had been confirmed, the agency identified eight more "mosquito pools," groups of the insects.
Lightning in Butte County not posing fire threat
A sudden and short-lived storm Tuesday afternoon in Butte County resulted in some lightning, but there were no strikes to spark fire concerns.
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Day of Service to include food giveaway, information
LOS MOLINOS >> A Day of Service is planned for 9 a.m. to noon Friday, July 25 at the Los Molinos Veterans Hall.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Cal Park lake is tested for toxic bacteria
Pink notices have been attached to posts surrounding the lake at the Cal Park development in east Chico, warning that everyone, including animals, stay out of the water.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Mental health patient critical after struggle with officers
On Saturday around 10:38 p.m. Redding Police officers were dispatched to the Restpadd Psychiatric Health Facility on Eureka Way for a report of a combative subject.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Standoff on Estes Road in Chico ends in arrest
Daniel Hensley, 32, is arrested after a police standoff that lasted about 3 hours on Saturday on the 2400 block of Estes Road in Chico..
Farm briefs: Rice straw for cattle forage, dismal groundwater news, Bill Huffman retires
RICE BURN APPOINTMENTS >> Notices are in the mail reminding rice growers to for appointments with the Butte County Air Quality Management District.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Water wells run dry in Butte County
The statewide drought is greatly affecting the 10 to 15 percent of Butte County homes that rely on wells to supply their water.
Testimony continues for Butte County murder trial
State investigators took the stand Friday to testify against an Oroville man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend last June.
California Park lakes closed for potentially toxic bacteria
Nine-year-old Samuel Cardin of Chico fishes for bass at California Park lakes Friday.
PG&E hands Butte Fire safe council a $250,000 grant
Paradise Post PG&E announced a 250,000 grant the Butte Fire Safe Council on Thursday in Paradise.
Sheriff's Office: Death of Chico man found inside burned car was suicide
CHICO >> The death of a man who was found inside a scorched vehicle in an unincorporated area southwest of Chico last month is believed to have been as a result of a suicide, according to authorities.
More local evidence West Nile virus on rise
Two groups of mosquitoes west of Dayton and East Biggs have tested positive for West Nile virus, prompting the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District to urge people to protect themselves from bites and take action to eliminate standing water where the insects can breed Combined with the finding of an infected dead bird near Palermo, ... (more)