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

    6 hrs ago | Paradise Post

    Magalia >> Butte County sheriff's deputies arrested a Magalia man Wednesday night who allegedly had cut an elderly man with a hunting knife. According to the Sheriff's Office, Jason Mecham, 40, was threatening to kill people in a house on the 14000 Block of Carnegie Road in Magalia.

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  2. CHASTAIN: Of Cell Phones and FreewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Paradise Post

    When we reached Williams, I-5 became a parking lot. For miles behind us, and, miles in front, there was no movement.

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  3. Rain, slight chance of snow in Paradise weekly forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Paradise Post

    Paradise >> The rain may be subsiding for now, but in Paradise the rain could get traded for snow showers beginning Friday. According to Tuesday's forecast with the National Weather Service, there's a slight chance of snow showers starting Friday with a high not expected to exceed 48 degrees and low of 38. Precipitation is likely to be back in Paradise Sunday with a high near 50 and low of 38 degrees, while Stirling City is expected to get snow, with a high not expected to reach 40 degrees, according to NWS.

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  4. Oroville Dam spillway flows reduced; rain on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Paradise Post

    Oroville >> For the first time in more than a week, there was no official press conference, but releases continue to flow from the Oroville Dam spillway Saturday as another storm is expected today. Lake Oroville is going down, and it is about 47 feet below the emergency spillway.

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  5. Town votes to clean the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Paradise Post

    Paradise>> For the last decade, the town of Paradise has employed Northern Recycling and Waste Services to handle picking up garbage, recyclables and yard debris. On Tuesday night, the town council voted to renew the service of NRWS for another 10 years and add street sweeping to the tasks that company takes on.

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  6. The Latest: California reservoir drops despite rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Paradise Post

    The level of the Oroville reservoir has been reduced by 40 feet to accommodate inflow from current and expected storms and is not expected to exceed anticipated outflows. Officials had been releasing 100,000 cubic feet of water, or enough to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool, each second from the lake since Sunday, when the sheriff ordered an immediate evacuation.

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  7. Spillway evacuation downgraded; more rain headed to ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Paradise Post

    Paradise >> Life in Paradise and areas beyond have been reduced to a relatively business-like approach once again, with the Tuesday afternoon announcement from law enforcement and the Department of Water Resources that the mandatory evacuation for Butte and Yuba County has been reduced to an “evacuation warning.” DWR cited in its news conference better control of “flood control storage,” with regard to Lake Oroville and its auxiliary spillway, not to mention a better grasp on how to handle the incoming winter storms headed for the area.

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  8. Mandatory evacuations lifted for residents downstream of Oroville DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Paradise Post

    Workers stage rocks at a dam overlook parking lot on Monday. They are being trucked across the dam and dumped into erosion that developed when the emergency spillway overflowed.

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  9. Tuesday morning update: Work continues on broken spillway as evacuations remain in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Paradise Post

    Oroville >> Evacuations remained in place downstream from Lake Oroville this morning as nonstop work continued on the eroded emergency spillway. More than 180,000 people in Oroville and other cities along the Feather River corridor in Butte, Yuba and Sutter counties remain under evacuation.

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  10. Evacuations remain in effect along Feather River, lake level droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Paradise Post

    Water cascades down the damaged concrete spillway at Lake Oroville on Monday morning. Releases have been 100,000 cubic-feet per second since Sunday afternoon, the highest since the overflow crisis started Tuesday.

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  11. Live Updates: Latest on Oroville spillway damage and water releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Paradise Post

    Oroville Dam operators, quickly running out of options, said they'll ramp up releases on the damaged spillway this morning even though a middle section of the spillway is gone.Stay tuned right here for live updates on the spillway and what DWR's plans are in the face of flood risk.

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  12. County school closure decision to come at noon; Boys basketball game canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Paradise Post

    The Butte County Office of Education expects to make a decision on schools closures caused by the dam crisis for Tuesday at around noon today. That decision will come after an 11:30 a.m. meeting today conference call.

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  13. Emergency spillway could fail; evacuations orderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Paradise Post

    Aerial photo taken Sunday morning shows water running over the emergency spillway, at right, and down the hill into the diversion pool. The main spillway flows at center and the dam is at left.

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  14. Why Ia m Proud of My Daughters: Part 778Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Paradise Post

    Tomorrow is my younger kid's birthday, though she's no kid, anymore. She is, in fact, a rather remarkable adult woman, despite my heart's insistence that she remain forever young.

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  15. Lake Oroville spillway solution includes emergency spillway down hillsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Paradise Post

    A PG&E crew gets a lift to work on a transmission tower as water flows over the emergency spillway Saturday and in the main spillway in Oroville. Oroville >> An emergency spillway at Lake Oroville was put into play Saturday, marking the first time of use since the dam was completed in 1968.

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  16. Lake Oroville will overflow into emergency spillwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Paradise Post

    An aerial view Friday shows Oroville Dam to the right and the damaged spillway to the left. Just left of that is an area that crews started clearing Thursday for an emergency spillway, where water will course down the hill to the river below.

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  17. Lake Oroville inflows decrease; emergency spillway may not be needed, DWR saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Paradise Post

    Water flows down what's left of the Oroville Dam spillway late Thursday afternoon. Releases were increased from 35,000 cfs to 65,000 cfs overnight.

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  18. Oroville flows increased but use of emergency spillway looks likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Paradise Post

    Water flows down what's left of the Oroville Dam spillway late Thursday afternoon. Releases were increased from 35,000 cfs to 65,000 cfs overnight.

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  19. Latest storm floods Paradisea s Om Wraith, closes area roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Paradise Post

    The newly renovated Om Wraith football/soccer field, which cost a total $1.6 million in taxpayer money, was flooded again due to Monday into Tuesday's rainstorm. The excess water canceled Tuesday afternoon's soccer doubleheader against Las Plumas.

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  20. PHS student uses first responder skills to assist in weekend crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Paradise Post

    Paradise>> Melanie Burnett was driving down Clark Road on Friday evening to see her father in Oroville when flashing hazard lights and broken glass off to the side of the road near American Way caught her attention. As the high school junior pulled over she realized that the scene was worse than she'd thought.

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