Oroville Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Orovillea s Riverbend Park repairs estimated to cost $8 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Mercury-Register

    Tire tracks are seen Monday in the fresh layer of silt near the fishing pond at Riverbend Park in Oroville. Oroville >> The price to restore Oroville's Riverbend Park has been sized up to be about $8 million, and the park district is hoping flood insurance and federal aid will foot the bill.

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  2. 49ers Send Footballs to Oroville Kids Returning to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... and we are proud of them coming back," Superintendent Tim Taylor said. After a week of evacuations prompted by the Oroville spillway emergency, another week of Spring break, and a third week of settling back in, students at Stream Charter School in ...

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  3. Oroville police dog assists with arrest of wanted manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A wanted man was arrested Sunday night after being dragged down off a fence by a police dog, according to a release from the Oroville Police Department Officers conducted a traffic stop at 10:30 p.m. on Feather River Boulevard near Wal-Mart on a car they believed was carrying Brett Toschi, 22, of Oroville. According to the release, Toschi jumped out of the passenger seat and took off running, pursued by officers Hasan Khan and Vaj Thao, with his K9 Rico.

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  4. Oroville man faces array of drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Mercury-Register

    According to a release from the Oroville Police Department, Brandon Almodova, 30, was taken into custody about 2:30 p.m. Sunday by an officer conducting a follow-up on an active case in the 2100 block of Fogg Avenue. Sgt. John Sanzone reportedly was approaching Almodova and saw him discard something on the ground, which turned out to be a plastic bag of suspected methamphetamine.

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  5. Flooding of Northern California waterways bring fresh prospects, adventures in gold miningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... of quartz with gold in it .Wilson said finding gold in quartz is rare. He bought the find from another prospector. Oroville Now is not the time to quit your day job in hopes of striking it rich. However, people with a new or renewed interest in gold ...

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  6. Water flowing through Oroville Dam powerhouse againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... one of the six turbines, and have been held at a rate of about 1,720 cubic feet per second. Inflow into Lake Oroville has been in the neighborhood of 14,000 cfs, and the lake is rising about two feet a day. As of 9 a.m., the lake level was 855.41 ...

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  7. Floods bring fresh prospects, adventures in gold miningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Daily Democrat

    Joey Wilson, left, rings up Curtis Barwick for a gold pan and a portable slough Saturday at Adventures in Prospecting in downtown Oroville. Oroville >> Now is not the time to quit your day job in hopes of striking it rich.

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  8. California's Troubled Oroville Dam Gets Power Plant RestartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    Crews began restarting a power plant at the base of Oroville Dam, allowing them to release water from the Northern California lake without having to send it over a badly damaged spillway, officials said. The move is a major milestone in the race to protect Oroville and downstream communities from the threat of flooding, said Bill Croyle, acting director of the California Department of Water Resources.

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  9. Receding water collapses riverbanks in MarysvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Ranchers and farmers living downstream from Lake Oroville are dealing with serious damage after portions of their property - an entire riverbank -- collapsed into the Feather River below. "This is an environmental disaster as far as I'm concerned," said Brad Foster, a rancher and walnut farmer who lives north of Marysville.

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  10. Courtesy of the California Department of Water ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Nearly a week after officials shut down water releases from Lake Oroville, crews have removed about 20 percent of the debris from the base of the lake's spillways, the California Department of Water Resources said. "Our crews continue to make great progress on this 24/7 operation," DWR Acting Director Bill Croyle said in a news release.

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  11. Arts DevoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | NewsReview.com

    With that said, it came as no surprise to Arts DEVO to see that a spirited - and supremely funky - band of local party dudes made the TV news last week by capitalizing on the most excellent opportunity presented by the X-treme crisis at the Lake Oroville spillway . The wild footage, courtesy of the GravyBrain News Network , shows the daredevil quartet of Gravy, Dr. Galaxo, Danger and The Scorpion navigating the damaged spillway on inner tubes to the soundtrack of a most tasty groove bumping in the background, even catching some serious air to clear the gaping breach.

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  12. Oroville Dam powerplant, spillway flows off again after testRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Department of Water Resources moves debris Thursday around the Diversion Pool in Oroville. Debris removal allowed for the Hyatt Powerplant to be tested Friday, but it was shut down again Saturday.

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  13. San Lorenzo River Symposium draws crowd in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... watersheds are complex systems that should be recognized for their broad impacts. As an example, Laird cited the Oroville Dam. Laird said the damaged dam, which made national headlines and forced evacuations, had a systematic failure and immense ...

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  14. Birdcage Theatre picks play with complex themes relevant todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Life as we know it today is full of sweethearts, love and devotion but what was it like in the late 1800s? “A Doll's House,” a three-act drama by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen in 1879, opens at the Birdcage Theatre in Oroville on March 10 and runs through March 19. Directed by Jennifer Beers, assisted by Raeanne Crosthwaite, this drama is known for its critical attitude toward 19th century marriage in an exclusively male society. It explores the nature of women within society and its rules at the turn of the century.

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  15. Hyatt Powerplant, spillway flows off again after testRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Mercury-Register

    ... is to crank up the water to 14,000 cfs, which is important for managing outflow from the lake this spring. Lake Oroville is not expected to rise above 860 feet elevation while flows are halted, the release said. The current lake level is 850 feet ...

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  16. Riverbanks COLLAPSE after dam spillway is shut offRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Riverbanks along the Feather River in California have collapsed, after state officials shut off the Oroville Dam's damaged main spillway. Water officials announced Monday that they were closing the floodgates at the top of the spillway, stopping the release of water from Lake Oroville and showing that much of the concrete spillway is now gone.

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  17. Hyatto Powerplant update, water flow stops againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Hyatt Powerplant at Lake Oroville was turned off again today, after a test Friday. A press release from the Department of Water Resources announced that the powerplant was turned off at about 10 a.m. today to allow further deepening of the water channel.

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  18. Jamie Johansson: Oroville shows need for flood-control projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    Along with the torrents of water released recently from Oroville Dam has come a torrent of ink and words, as writers from every perspective have opined about the dam, the safety of its emergency spillway and what it means for California's water system in general. I have something of a unique perspective on this.

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  19. Oroville Dam Shutoff Causes Riverbanks To Collapse DownstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Sfist

    An extreme side effect of the Department of Water Resources' decision to suddenly shut off the flow of water from the Oroville Dam spillway this week - in order to assess the major erosion damage there - has been the loss of land along the banks of the Feather River downstream. As the Chronicle reports , farmers in Yuba City and Marysville, south of Lake Oroville, have seen almond trees, irrigation lines, and roadways all collapsing into the now lowered river because the soil was so waterlogged and the drop in the river level was so abrupt.

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  20. Oroville Dam power plant back onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Oroville The Hyatt Powerhouse under Oroville Dam went back online Friday after removal of debris from the bottom of the main Oroville Dam spillway allowed the level of the Diversion Pool to be reduced. Acting Department of Water Resources Director Bill Croyle said in a press conference at noon Friday that two of the six turbines were in operation and that the power plant would be ramped up as the day went along.

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