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4 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Mosquito district to make pitch for more funding

At the end of April Butte County and Hamilton City landowners are going to get a chance to add what amounts to a new tax to their property to fight mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Hamilton City, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County marijuana grow site cleanup reveals hazards to wildlife

A species of salamander rarely found in the Concow area is picked up during a recent, multi-agency cleanup of a former illegal marijuana garden site.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Concow, CA, Home Gardening, Home, Headphones

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County's jobless down slightly in March

Retail jobs are up in Butte County compared to this time last year, with some new stores opening and others on the way, Like Sportsman's Wearhouse in the North Valley Plaza in Chico, which was getting a paint job Friday.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Glenn County, CA, Tehama County, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

A nice Easter gestrre

American Baptist Women of First Baptist Church of Chico assembled 35 Easter baskets April 15 for foster children through Butte County Children's Services Division.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

On the home stretch

Habitat for Humanity of Butte County hosted its annual Youth Build Day on April 12. This day allows children ages 8-17 on the construction site to help put in landscaping and building fences.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Chico wise to consider all firefighting options

The Chico City Council took what seems like a bold move Tuesday, telling its firefighters union that it may choose to ask Cal Fire to take over fire services for the city in three years.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Fire, Opinion

Chico Enterprise-Record

California Nut Festival Saturday, Sunday at Patrick Ranch

The repair of the fountain at the Patrick Ranch is one of the many improvements people can check out while at the Patrick Ranch this weekend for the California Nut Festival.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Chico Enterprise-Record

Candidates for judgeship address local lawyers

Incumbent Judge Sandra McLean and defense attorney Eric "Ric" Ortner separately addressed a small crowd of attorneys and others.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Chico, CA, Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, Country, Don Williams, Life, Holidays, Christmas

NewsReview.com

A taste of our own medicine

Clean out your cabinets April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-back Day, and there will be collection sites set up throughout Butte County from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Remove pills from bottles and place in a plastic bag.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Environment, Science

Chico Enterprise-Record

What's happening today in the north valley

City Plaza: 6-9 p.m. Keep Chico Creative. Chico State SOTA Productions is taking over the City Plaza as a part of the famous Thursday Night Market.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Cal State Chico, Life, Hobbies, Crafts

Chico Enterprise-Record

CUSD board opposes disease-causing bugs, delays solar power vote

CHICO >> Effectively the Chico Unified School District board of trustees took the position they are opposed to disease-spreading insects, and they want to delay a decision on how to finance a new round of solar arrays.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chico, CA, Entomology, Science, Hamilton City, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Finance Committee to tackle community organization funding

Chico >> Community organization funding from Community Development Block Grant allocations will be decided Thursday and several past recipients are slated to receive nothing.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

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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Related Topix: Oroville, CA

Paradise Post

Paradise man allegedly flees after traffic stop

Butte County Sheriff's Department is looking for a 25-year-old Paradise man after he allegedly fled the scene during a traffic stop on Saturday at about 12:30 p.m. The search for Alex McClintock, 25 of Paradise, began when Butte County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Angel saw a vehicle that he believed may have been connected to some burglaries that have ... (more)

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Related Topix: Paradise, CA

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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Related Topix: Marijuana, Home Gardening, Home, Oroville, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico man held for trial for allegedly possessing heroin, methadone for sale

Butte County Superior Court Judge Denny Forland ruled Tuesday there was probable cause to hold defendant Anthony Paul Maxwell, 62, for trial on two felony counts of possessing drugs for sale.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Mercury-Register

Measure to block most recent Butte pot growing rule certified

OROVILLE >> A referendum petition aimed at blocking Butte County's most recently enacted marijuana cultivation rules has been certified as having the necessary number of signatures to be valid.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Witnessing restoration

Members of the Site Committee of the Museum of Northern California Art watch as Troy Dye demonstrates his painting technique during the window restoration project on the Veterans Memorial Building.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Applegate, CA

The Union

Student campaigns for state assembly

College of The Siskiyous student Brigham Sawyer Smith is launching a campaign for State Assembly in California's First District, representing Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou and portions of Butte and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Shasta, CA, Placer County, CA, Sacramento, CA

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