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  1. Deputies arrest Magalia man allegedly armed with knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Paradise Post

    ... felony threats, two counts of elder abuse and brandishing a weapon. He is being held in the Butte County Jail in Oroville with a bail of $181,000. Rick Silva has been with the Paradise Post since June 1994 as sports editor. In April 2002, he was ...

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  2. Noon update: Lake Oroville releases scaled back as water level continues to dropRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mercury-Register

    Contractors for the Department of Water Resources Tuesday repair the erosion areas just below the Oroville Dam emergency spillway with a cement slurry over rocks. Oroville >> As the water level at Lake Oroville continues to inch down, the Department of Water Resources was planning to scale back releases through the damaged main spillway at noon today.

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  3. Many roads still closed due to floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mercury-Register

    More roads have cleared of flooding over the past few days including Lower Honcut and Ord Ranch roads in the Oroville area. In Gridley, Ord Ranch Road has reopened between Larkin and Highway 99 Many roads are still seeing puddles, and people are wise to check road conditions before taking their more familiar shortcuts through low-lying land.

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  4. Lake continues to dropRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> The water level at Lake Oroville continues to inch down as more water is being released through the damaged main spillway than is flowing into the lake. As of 10 a.m. today, the water level was just above the 851-foot elevation, about 50 feet below the problematic emergency spillway's lip.

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  5. Missing in actionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    Congressman Doug LaMalfa's staffers will have company at his Oroville office on Monday , as a group of constituents plans to lobby the Republican lawmaker on upcoming policy, including the GOP's forthcoming efforts to eviscerate the nation's health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Citizens are increasingly holding demonstrations at the Richvale politician's district offices, as LaMalfa remains missing in action.

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  6. Can Oroville Dam situation happen in Revelstoke?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Last week, almost 200,000 residents downstream of the Oroville Dam in California were evacuated when the dam risked failing. The problem started Feb. 7, when a massive hole appeared in the spillway during a water release.

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  7. Fairgrounds evacuation center closing this afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico >> The evacuation center opened at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds after the Oroville Dam emergency spillway crisis will be closing at 3 p.m. today. The fairgrounds shelter and several others were opened Feb. 12 when water flowing over the emergency spillway began rapidly eroding the bare hillside below the concrete weir, raising the possibility it could collapse.

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  8. Sen. Kamala Harris to visit Oroville Dam as work continues on damaged spillwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Crews have been working around the clock for almost two weeks repairing the Oroville Dam's spillways. U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris will tour Lake Oroville on Thursday as crews continue to repair the reservoir's damaged spillways.

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  9. Lake Oroville water level on the decline; Brown makes unannounced visitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Lake Oroville has survived its first weather challenge since the emergency spillway crisis, and is on the way back down. The lake water level peaked just under the 853-foot elevation about 4 a.m. Wednesday and had declined about half a foot by 5 p.m. Inflow at that time was about 47,000 cubic-feet per second.

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  10. Rep. Doug LaMalfa speaks about Oroville Dam at Patriots meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

    Rep. Doug LaMalfa talks with community members about the Oroville Dam and other concerns on Tuesday at the Tehama County Tea Party Patriots meeting at the Westside Grange Hall. Red Bluff >> Rep. Doug LaMalfa made himself available for questions Tuesday at the Tehama County Tea Party Patriots meeting at the Westside Grange Hall, where much of the discussion involved the recent emergency situation at the Oroville Dam leading to the evacuation of about 180,000 people.

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  11. Letters for February 23, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    Your extensive coverage of the Oroville Dam events was exceptional and needed. Jane Dolan , as a member of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board , and I are following the crisis closely.

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  12. Let Freedom RingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    The Oroville Dam north of Sacramento is one of a series of enormous dams built by federal and state money. The Oroville flood of 2017 exposed the structure as poorly designed and maintained.

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  13. Now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    Like it or not, the crisis with the Oroville Dam spillways and associated evacuation order put Oroville on the map for people throughout California, the United States and the world. Some locals see that as an opportunity, both for tourism and infrastructure repairs.

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  14. LaMalfa answers questions about Oroville Dam in Red BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Red Bluff >> Rep. Doug LaMalfa made himself available for questions Tuesday at the Tehama County Tea Party Patriots meeting at the Westside Grange Hall, where much of the discussion involved the recent emergency situation at the Oroville Dam leading to the evacuation of more than 180,000 people. “We've had quite the week with rainfall and the incident involving the dam's spillway,” LaMalfa said.

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  15. California dam emergency is a reminder of scare at Lewisville Lake damRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Dallas Morning News

    ... the Army Corps of Engineers continues to point out that safety systems worked as planned. Since the weekend, the Oroville Dam in Northern California has created a more serious panic as nearly 190,000 people were ordered to evacuate. There has been ...

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  16. Death notices received Feb. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ANDREW: James Clyde Andrew, 74, of Oroville, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of the Neptune Society of Northern California, Chico Branch, 345-7200.

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  17. Hundreds rescued from flooding near in San Jose areaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... including being able to read, write and speak English. This animation details a worse-case scenario in Oroville, Calif.: dam failure that would flood the cities where almost 200,000 California residents live within 7 hours. With 3.5 million acre ...

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  18. Ignored Oroville warning raises big quake, levee questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    Just because nature allows a delay of many years while officials dither over a catastrophe in the making doesn't make that disaster any easier to handle when it finally strikes. This is one major lesson of the Oroville Dam spillway crisis that saw the sudden evacuation of almost 200,000 people from their homes when the dam's emergency spillway crumbled under the force of millions of gallons of fast-moving water.

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  19. PG&E power lines rerouted at Oroville SpillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Helicopters haul power poles by air as PG&E crews remove towers along the Diversion Pool to reroute transmission lines Wednesday in Oroville. Oroville >> With helicopters ferrying linemen to the tops of electric towers, PG&E got to work Wednesday rerouting a transmission line around the area affected by the emergency spillway erosion.

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  20. Funnel cloud spotted over OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SFGate

    A home is seen marooned as the surrounding property is submerged in flood water in Oroville, California on February 13, 2017. Almost 200,000 people were under evacuation orders in northern California Monday after a threat of catastrophic failure at the United States' tallest dam.

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