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  1. Oroville Inn work uncovers 85-year-old signsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Crews working on the renovation of Oroville Inn have removed layers of paint and other materials to reveal storefront signs dating back to the building's opening in 1929. Four signs have been uncovered, representing businesses that hung their shingle along Bird Street more than 85 years ago, according to building owner Bud Tracy.

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  2. Death notices for Aug. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... 2015, in Chico. Arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home, 342-5642. GALE: Erva Jean Gale, 88, of Oroville, died Friday, July 31, 2015, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Ramsey Funeral Home, 534-3877. LINDHORST: ...

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  3. Firefighters keep Swedes Fire a in checka ; evacuation orders liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    Forest Service strike team members from the Cleveland National Forest near San Diego, firefighter Chris Olesen works with a McLeod while engineer Eddie Harper sprays water Thursday along Stoney Oaks Loop in the area of the Swedes Fire south of Oroville as firefighters work to mop up. Bangor >> Firefighters further contained the Swedes Fire burning in an area about three miles north of Bangor on Thursday, lifting evacuation orders and working to stop the fire's forward progress.

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  4. The real dirt: Edible extras: Dona t throw it away if you can eat itRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Master Gardeners provide home gardeners with University of California researched information through a garden hotline, educational workshops, and community outreach. Orientations are scheduled at the 23:30-12:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Chico library, East First and Sherman avenues, and 11 a.m.-noon and 6-7 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Oroville library, 1820 Mitchell Ave. Applications for the Master Gardener Training program will be available at each of the orientations.

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  5. Swedes Fire warnings liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> As of 1 p.m. Thursday, evacuation warnings have been lifted for the Swedes Fire, but evacuations remain in place, according to Cal Fire-ButteCounty. Warnings for possible evacuations are no longer in place for Swedes Flat Road between Chinese Wall Road and Rob Mill Road, extending north to Verner Oaks Drive.

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  6. 2-1-1 activated first time for Swedes FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico >> While fire emergency crews were activated by the flames that became the Swedes Fire south of Oroville, other personnel prepped for fire in another way. Staffers at the Butte County 2-1-1 call center in Chico got ready to start fielding calls about the fire, which eventually grew to about 550 acres.

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  7. California water use down by 27 percent; most locals far exceed thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... year 2013, the Del Oro Water Co. led local water agencies with a 52.9 percent reduction. Chico saved 42.1 percent, Oroville 32.4 percent, Paradise 46.6 percent and Willows 37.5 percent. Only the South Feather Water and Power Agency missed its ...

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  8. : Swedes Fire 45 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, the Swedes Fire stood at 550 acres burned and 45 percent contained, according to Cal Fire-Butte County. There were 370 personnel assigned to the fire, along with 42 engines, 11 fire crews, four air tankers, and one helicopter, as of late Wednesday.

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  9. 8 a.m. update: Fire south of Oroville grows to 500 acres, evacuations orderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A woman gets her donkey as Cal Fire advises residents to evacuate their homes along Stoney Oaks Loop Wednesday northeast of Bangor as a wildfire threatens homes in the area. Bangor >> As of 8 a.m. Thursday, the Swedes Fire, south of Oroville, was 45 percent contained and standing at 500 acres.

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  10. Arts DEVORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsReview.com

    ... Between 1875 and 1883, Bowles committed 28 robberies in Northern California and southern Oregon - at least two in Oroville - before being caught and serving four years in San Quentin prison. Known as a "gentleman bandit," Black Bart supposedly never ...

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  11. Death notices for July 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mercury-Register

    ... 23, 2015, in Chico. Arrangements are under the direction of Bidwell Chapel, 342-4291. KENT: Janice Kent, 77, of Oroville, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Paradise. Arrangements are under the direction of Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home, ...

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  12. Evacuees prepare for the worst during Swedes FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRCR

    ... and 46 homes are under the evacuation order as of Wednesday evening. An evacuation center has been opened in Oroville at the Church of the Nazarene, 2238 Monte Vista Avenue. Red Cross volunteers are giving out food and cots to sleep on. "We have no ...

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  13. update: Fire south of Oroville grows to 500 acres, evacuations orderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A woman gets her donkey as Cal Fire advises residents to evacuate their homes along Stoney Oaks Loop Wednesday northeast of Bangor as a wildfire threatens homes in the area. Bangor >> Evacuations were ordered Wednesday after a wildfire near Swedes Flat Road south of Oroville exploded to more than 500 acres Wednesday evening.

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  14. New startup focuses on delivering food and goods from Chico businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mercury-Register

    ... it. For $7, Entree Express will deliver anywhere in Chico and to Durham for $10. Swanson said large orders to Oroville are also possible at a higher rate. The delivery drivers operate seven days per week with different hours for lunch and dinner ...

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  15. Fire south of Oroville grows rapidly to 50 acres, evacuations under considerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Mercury-Register

    Bangor >> Evacuations are being orders due to a fire near Swedes Flat Road south of Oroville that has exploded up to 100 acres. The fire off Stony Oaks Loop was originally two small fires that burned together, but embers from that blaze triggered a spot fire that grew rapidly to the north.

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  16. More arrests made in Chico vandalism spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... booked on suspicion of felony vandalism, according to the release. Both were transported to Butte County Jail in Oroville. Three Yuba City residents - Ellis Ware, 23, Jesse Robinson, 20, and a 16-year-old - were previously arrested in the case ...

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  17. 17-year-old arrested after Oroville stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    OROVILLE >> A 17-year-old was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after a man was stabbed in the neck. Butte County sheriff's deputies responded to a stabbing and found a man in the area of Greenville Street and Roseben Avenue suffering from a wound to the back of his neck, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Supervisors nix attempt to restore Chico library hours, add Oroville, Paradise hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Paradise Post

    Chico-area Supervisor Larry Wahl used a budget item Tuesday to again seek restoring 14 weekly hours at the Chico library and adding seven hours each to the Oroville and Paradise branches. Supervisors then approved overall budget item, involving appropriations for the 2015-16 fiscal year, on a 4-1 vote.

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  19. Oroville rec board reaches agreement with new general managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> An announcement of a contract with the new general manager and approval to install a foam pit at the Feather River Activity Center were the top decisions made Tuesday by the Feather River Recreation and Park District board of directors. Chairman Don Noble announced during directors' reports that the board signed a contract with interim manager Apryl Ramage earlier in the evening.

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  20. Death notices for July 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    CHOMAAS: Cherry Chomaas, 74, of Oroville, died Monday, July 27, 2015, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Affordable Mortuary, 893-4292.

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