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  1. Oroville Independence Day fireworks show moving to ForebayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Will Robinson, left, of Chico, and his dad, Jerry Robinson, right, watch the fireworks from the Oroville Dam in 2015. The fireworks will be moving to the Thermalito Forebay this year.

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  2. Incompetent California government kills 72,000 baby Salmon due to a "faulty wire"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | NewsTarget.com

    Thousands of baby Chinook salmon have lost their lives to a faulty wiring mishap that cut off their water supply. Officials from the Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that the electrical issue caused a necessary pump to switch "off" and caused the flow of water to stop at the Thermalito hatchery.

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  3. Steve Carsona s Outdoors: 30th year for kids fishing eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... rod and reel set for releasing it alive. Although still substantial, the die-off of juvenile salmon at the Thermalito Annex last week was not as bad as previously thought, according to a release from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. ...

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  4. Oroville Lake releases to the Feather River being reduced.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Mercury-Register

    ... down the portion of the Feather River adjacent to downtown Oroville, with a smaller amount diverted to the Thermalito Forbay and Afterbay. The department resumed flows down the spillway on May 10, as the lake level was rising due to melting ...

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  5. 200,000 salmon survive Oroville spillway erosion, then suffocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | SFGate

    In this file photo, Adam Anton, with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, weighs salmon at the Feather River Hatchery Thermalito Annex in Oroville, Calif. on Monday, March 20, 2017.

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  6. Pump failure kills 200K-300K young salmon at Thermalito hatchery annexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Several hundred thousand fall-run chinook salmon were killed early Wednesday morning at the Feather River Fish Hatchery's Thermalito annex, according to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife. In a press release, the department said 200,000 to 300,000 fall-run fish died due to a pump failure from a faulty wire that drastically reduced the amount of water in the hatchery runways.

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  7. Pump Failure Kills Up To 300,000 Salmon at Thermalito HatcheryRead the original story

    Thursday May 11 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Up to 300,000 fall-run Chinook salmon were killed early Wednesday morning, the Department of Fish and Wildlife says, because of a faulty pump at the Feather River Fish Hatchery's Thermalito facility. Wildlife officials say the broken pump "drastically" reduced the amount of water in the hatchery raceways.

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    Thursday May 11 | Fish Sniffer

    "An estimated 200,000 to 300,000 fall-run Chinook salmon were killed early yesterday morning at the Feather River Fish Hatchery - Thermalito Facility due to a pump failure from a faulty wire. More than two million remaining salmon at the facility will be released over the next month as they reach an appropriate size.

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  9. Nearly 14,000 pot plants eradicated in OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Two men were arrested and another escaped when authorities moved in on an allegedly illegal marijuana grow of nearly 14,000 plants on property in central Thermalito. Armed with a search warrant, teams from Butte County Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Unit and Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force arrived at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at an parcel on Harlan Avenue.

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  10. Spaces available at Thermalito preschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | Mercury-Register

    The state-funded preschool, which currently serves about 100 children, has space available in both part-day and full-day programs at Poplar Avenue school for children between the ages of three and five. The preschool program offers low and no-cost options for families that meet income requirements and can provide documentation of need, such as being currently employed or attending school, seeking work or with a medical need.

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  11. DWR officials say they can finally push through ORAC recreation projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Mercury-Register

    ... a record has been kept, as Dossey said earlier in the meeting. • DWR officials said the first unit at the Thermalito Powerplant should be operational in 2018 and the whole plant fully operational in 2019. • Following confusion from ...

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  12. Man shot, paralyzed by Oroville police gets 13 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... from an encounter with the police about 3 a.m. on July 4, 2015, on Oro Dam Boulevard West near 12th Street in Thermalito. Hunter was pulled over for a headlight violation, and officers determined he was on searchable post-release community ...

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  13. Man sought after CHP reportedly spots him dragging woman by hairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> Authorities are looking for a man who allegedly was dragging his girlfriend by the hair when a California Highway Patrol officer happened to drive by. The incident happened about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of 18th Street and Biggs Avenue in Thermalito.

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  14. Leaders, locals give DWR director an earful on Oroville DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Mercury-Register

    ... Alpert said. Jerry Antonetti explained that he is a retired transportation engineer, and worked on Thermalito Power Plant “from start to finish.” He used words including “criminal,” and “horrendous,” when ...

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  15. Oroville man arrested for allegedly pulling gun in custody disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> An Oroville man has been arrested on suspicion of drug and weapons charges after he allegedly threatened the mother of his young sons with a gun, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened about 8 a.m. Saturday, when deputies were sent to the 1800 block of 18th Street in Thermalito for a reported custody dispute, according to a press release.

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  16. Empty promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | NewsReview.com

    ... we had a black Lab that loved the water," he continued. "There was a rope that someone had tied below the [Lower Thermalito Bridge] that you could grab and swing about 60 feet out. My dog loved it. He would run, grab the knot at the end of the rope ...

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  17. Oroville area evacuation plan meetings tonight, ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... invited to the meeting at 6 p.m. at Palermo School gym, 7350 Bulldog Way. On Thursday, at 6 p.m., residents of Thermalito can attend a meeting at Nelson Avenue School, 2255 Sixth St. Meetings have already taken place in Gridley and Oroville, but ...

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  18. Lake Oroville rises slowly as spillway flows haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... o area, a meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Palermo School gym, 7350 Bulldog Way, Palermo. For the Thermalito area, a meeting is set for 6 p.m. Thursday at Nelson Avenue School, 2255 Sixth St., Thermalito.

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  19. Independent spillway team schedule set for reviewing Oroville DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... planned to restart flows at the Hyatt Powerplant, ramping up to about 11,900 cfs, and to increase outflows at the Thermalito powerhouse. One of the six turbines at the Hyatt plant remains unoperational, as it has for years. The department has said ...

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  20. Sheriffa s last two evacuation meetings this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Mercury-Register

    ... 10), a meeting will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Palermo School gym, 7350 Bulldog Way, Palermo. For the Thermalito area (Zone 2), a meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at Nelson Avenue School, 2255 Sixth St., Thermalito. The plans can ...

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