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  1. Sojournera s House on the Ridge focus is the basicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mercury-Register

    ... Sojourner's House connects its guests to government agencies including Veterans Affairs, Social Security and Butte County Behavioral Health, among others. “We help them navigate the process of getting the assistance they are eligible for ...

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  2. Chico dealership relocation going to supervisorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> After a three-hour hearing, the Butte County Planning Commission has signed off on the idea of Courtesy Automotive Center moving to a north Chico site on Highway 99. It wasn't, however, a unanimous approval recommendation to the county Board of Supervisors, which will hear the matter in March. While the county stands to gain financially from the move - from tax revenue and impact fees - hot topics at Thursday's Planning Commission meeting included additional traffic to the area and water issues around the site at Garner Lane and Highway 99, as well as impact to agricultural operations in the area.

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  3. Oroville man wanted by feds nabbed in traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... elded about 83 grams of methamphetamine, according to the release. Xiong was taken into custody and booked into Butte County Jail on suspicion of possession or transportation of methamphetamine for sale.

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  4. Woman dies in Thermalito house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The woman's name and age were not released at the scene, and it was not immediately known whether any foul play was involved. The fire broke out about 1 p.m. in a one-story home on the 1800 block of 12th Street in Thermalito, between Butte and Tehama avenues, said John Messina, battalion chief for Cal Fire-Butte County.

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  5. Oroville Dam operators stop flow down spillway, see extensive damageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... said. “We don't want to get into this yo-yo thing, where were loading up, ramping down,” he said. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said an evacuation plan for residents downstream of the dam is now complete and he was meeting with ...

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  6. Body found in Magalia; foul play not expecteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Paradise Post

    Magalia>> The Butte County Sheriff's office confirmed the discovery of a dead body on lower Coutelenc Road Monday morning.

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  7. The Latest: Authorities stop releasing water at OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

    ... of an emergency spillway at the dam prompted authorities earlier this month to evacuate nearly 200,000 people. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says removing debris from the damaged spillway at the Oroville Dam will bring officials one step closer to ...

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  8. Thermalito resident tied up by armed men in home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> A Thermalito resident Sunday was reportedly tied up by men armed with guns and wearing ski masks during a home invasion robbery, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, when deputies were sent to a home in the 1500 block of Grand Avenue in Thermalito for a reported robbery, according to a press release.

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  9. Butte County sheriff bans use of private drones around Oroville DamRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea on Monday banned the use of private drones in the area of the damaged spillways at Oroville Dam. “The closure has been ordered to ensure that private and unauthorized drones do not interfere with ongoing efforts to remediate the emergency situation that exists at the Oroville Dam complex due to the damaged spillway and disabled powerhouse,” according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  10. The Latest: Patience still needed for work at Oroville siteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... completely stop them by the afternoon. (William Croyle/California Department of Water Resources via AP, File) Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says removing debris from the damaged spillway at the Oroville Dam will bring officials one step closer to ...

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  11. Patience Still Needed for Work at Oroville SiteRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says removing debris from the damaged spillway at the Oroville Dam will bring officials one step closer to restarting a power plant at the site. California water officials were slowing the release of water from the Oroville Dam Monday to allow the power plant to start up again after it was shut down amid high water levels.

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  12. Repairs to roads damaged by spillway response vehicles to begin this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... surrounding areas that were impacted. DWR, Caltrans, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Butte County, and the City of Oroville are developing agreements to address the damaged roads and establishing regular hauling routes to ...

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  13. Man leads police on car and foot chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Another passenger remained in the vehicle and was questioned and released. Police, with the assistance of the Butte County Sheriff's Office and California State Parks officers, established a perimeter and conducted a search for the driver and ...

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  14. Who Would Face Liability For Oroville Dam Management?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    On Feb. 12, 2017, the Butte County, California, sheriff ordered the evacuation of more than 180,000 people in the communities surrounding California's Oroville Dam after officials spotted severe erosion in the dam's emergency spillway. Although the evacuation mandate has since been lifted and downgraded to an evacuation warning, residents of the Oroville area are still concerned about the dam's safety.

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  15. Union salary agreements, funding to improve internet on Board of Supes agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A series of union agreements and a request to fund internet connection improvements will come before the Board of Supervisors this week. Salary agreements for the following groups are on the agenda : the Butte County Professional Employees' Unit, the Butte County Management Employee Association, the Probation Peace Officers Association, Teamsters Local 137 General Unit and Teamsters Local 137 Social Service Workers Unit.

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  16. 18-Year-Old Leads Oroville Officers on High-Speed Chase in Stolen CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... fled away from officers. A third passenger remained in the vehicle; they were released after being questioned. Butte County Sheriff's and California State Parks officers aided the Oroville Police in setting up a perimeter to locate Wright and the ...

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  17. Storms may have stomped almonds down, or maybe notRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... will produce a decent crop. The weekend of Feb. 11-12 were sunny, as was Saturday the 18th, said Louis Mendoza, Butte County Agricultural Commissioner. Those were good days for bees to fly. Almond trees come in different varieties, which bloom at ...

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  18. Historic almond yields, up and down depending on how the wind blowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... storms. We looked back at stories written in the Enterprise-Record at bloom time and matched them with historic Butte County crop reports, http://tinyurl.com/juamx39 . Sometimes the worries about winter were warranted, other times farmers ended up ...

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  19. Fear, anger, resentment still linger among Oroville residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... on Thursday. Residents shared stories of what they went through during the evacuation. Several also praised Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea for letting people know there was danger. The way things were handled was poor, said Tricia Crivello, who ...

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  20. Oroville police make arrests in two early morning burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... he was arrested on suspicion of burglary and narcotic charges, according to the release. He was booked into the Butte County Jail with bail set at $65,000. Officers learned an elderly man owned the home and had not returned since evacuations were ...

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