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The filing period is over, and the candidate pool is complete. Seven people - two incumbents, three new faces and two previous contenders - are vying for three open seats on the Chico City Council.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Fogging tonight in Dayton area
Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 7:45-11:30 p.m. today in the Dayton area, weather permitting, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Officers catch stolen Butte County sheriff's vehicle after half-hour pursuit
The front tires are shredded on a Butte County Sheriff's Office SUV after officers used spike strips to stop the stolen vehicle Monday night.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Ballot set for Oroville-area elections
OROVILLE >> There will be Oroville races in November for mayor, the City Council, seats on the high school district board and recreation district board, but most other possible contests petered out for a lack of candidates.
Mark Sorensen seeks second term on Chico council to further financial fix
CHICO >> After championing the need to put city finances under closer scrutiny for the last eight years, Mark Sorensen is again pushing a bid for Chico City Council in hopes of being part of the city's reconstruction.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Mosquito fogging planned Wednesday from Oroville south
Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 8-11 p.m. Wednesday, weather permitting, in the Honcut, Pacific Heights, Palermo and South Oroville areas by the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Mosquito fogging planned today in Gridley, East Gridley areas
Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 8-11:30 p.m. today, weather permitting, in Gridley and East Gridley, by the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Gridley resident identified as man killed by train on Monday
OROVILLE >> A Gridley resident was hit and killed by a train Monday afternoon in an area south of Biggs, according to authorities.
To frack or not to frack, that was the question. And it still is. After a more than two-hour meeting on the subject Tuesday , the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted to not place an initiative on the November general election ballot that would ban hydraulic fracturing - the extraction of natural gas and oil via the application of high-pressure, ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Man hit and killed by train near Biggs
Gridley-Biggs police officers Todd Farr and Alberto Rodriguez examine the scene where a man was hit and killed by a train this afternoon south of Biggs.