Butte County Newswire

Butte County Newswire

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  1. Palermo homes threatened by windswept flamesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... burned and several homes in the area of the 600 block of Mission Olive Road were threatened, said Cal Fire-Butte County public information officer Mary Ann Aldridge. Larry Kafader got a call from his wife while he was at work and rushed home to find ...

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  2. Chico police prepare for Labor Day weekend revelryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico >> Alcohol will again be banned on a popular stretch of the Sacramento River, and officers will be patrolling Chico in force. Chico police Lt.

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  3. Wrench-wielding woman assaults twoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... ch of the area located Robles under a nearby bridge, according to the release. She was arrested and booked into Butte County Jail in Oroville.

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  4. Former Butte County deputy admits to exposing self to inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> A former Butte County correctional deputy faces six months in jail after he admitted to exposing and touching his genitals in front of a female inmate, officials said. Defendant Timothy Hill, 27, of Oroville, pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a 43-year-old inmate at Butte County Jail, according to a press release issued by the Butte County District Attorney's Office.

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  5. Chico gives first approval for tourism districtRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico >> Chico has become the first community to formally support of a Butte County wide tourism district, backing the idea hatched by lodging businesses throughout the county. While it would not cost the city anything, the City Council Tuesday approved being included in the tourism business improvement district.

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  6. Lab Confirmed Syphilis on the Rise in Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Paradise Post

    The Butte County Public Health Department announced on Wednesday that there's been a major increase this year in lab confirmed cases of the sexually transmitted disease Syphilis. The county says that from January to June, there have been 12 confirmed syphilis cases were reported, compared to only two cases in 2014 during the same time period.

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  7. Olive Fire (Butte County) Started 9/02/2015, updated 9/02/2015Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Cal Fire

    The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protecton is unable to guarantee the accuracy of this translation and is therefore not liable for any inaccurate information resulting from the translation application tool.

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  8. Small grass fire near building in ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KRCR

    A small grass fire was called in to Butte County CAL FIRE around 4:20 a.m. this morning. It was reported at 8229 Skyway road in Paradise, right next to a classic specialty car shop.

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  9. No changes anticipated for Bidwell RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Chico City Council is looking at holding on to Bidwell Ranch or selling it to Butte County Association of Governments to use for mitigation. Public access would be restricted with either choice.

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  10. Oroville City Council backs diversion program for homeless peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mercury-Register

    ... property as a park, a trash can and as a bathroom. LaGrone said next steps including working with the Butte County District Attorney's Office to see if the program can be legally implemented. He would also meet with the Sheriff's Office to determine ...

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  11. Fall orchard pruning workshop Thursday at Patrick RanchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A fall orchard pruning workshop is planned 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday by the Butte County Master Gardeners at the Patrick Ranch Demonstration Garden, on the Midway between Chico and Durham.

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  12. Butte County Girls on the Run marking fifth birthday ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... site above, call 636-0786, email [email protected] or like us on Facebook at Girls on the Run of Butte County.

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  13. Man booked on elder abuse, resisting arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Paradise Post

    ... Road. They said once they confirmed via dispatch that there was an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Butte County charging felony elder abuse and resisting arrest, they asked Neville to step away from the roadway and escorted him to the lawn ...

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  14. Pit bull bites deputy, parolee fleesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Paradise Post

    After his pit bull bit a Butte County Sheriff's deputy, a parolee-at-large stole a minivan, crashed into a Jeep and escaped on foot in Magalia Friday morning. The Butte County Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be aware of Thomas Dean, a parolee-at-large that ran from deputies and caused havoc during his escape.

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  15. Butte County officers raid pot garden near PulgaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Mercury-Register

    Pulga >> A U.S. Forest Service enforcement dog is expected to return to work Saturday after she was struck in the head with a rock Thursday during a marijuana raid. The Butte County Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Unit, along with members of the U.S. Forest Service, raided a large marijuana garden on Mill Creek, east of Pulga, on Thursday, according to a press release issued by the Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Finding my motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2010 | NewsReview.com

    ... with no word from Nancy, a missing-persons report was filed. Over the past few months, however, thanks to the Butte County Sheriff's Office and some compassionate women at the Victim/Witness program, more people care about bringing Nancy's story to ...

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  17. Butte County school districts provide options for student mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mercury-Register

    ... School District Food Service. With a new school year underway, food service employees are busy throughout Butte County putting breakfasts and lunches together to serve hungry students. But how do the children get those meals? Who pays? Who doesn't? ...

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  18. End-of-summer DUI crackdown snares 20 in Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mercury-Register

    Twenty people have been arrested from driving under the influence since Aug. 21 in Butte County under the end-of-summer DUI Mobilization of the eight county law enforcement agencies. The Avoid the 8 sweep continues through Labor Day with saturation patrols and maximum enforcement.

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  19. Ranchers' Long Fight Over Ditch on Last LegsRead the original story

    Monday | Courthouse News Service

    A California farmer must amend his claims that prosecutors improperly tried to convince the state water board to take away his water rights to a man-made irrigation ditch on his property and continued to harass him over his use of the ditch, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Troy Nunley ruled that the majority of Irvine and Aleta Leen's claims against employees with the Butte County District Attorney's Office and the California Department of Fish and Game - all of whom are named in their individual capacities - are barred by the statute of limitations.

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  20. News of Our Past: Town springs back to life, which keeps Chico police busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... has been one of the worst peach-growing years in modern history in the peach bowl area, according to Art Retan, Butte County farm advisor. Many orchards showed poor or weak bloom in the spring, indicating a presence of production problems, such as ...

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