7 hrs ago
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Man accused of running Folsom Ponzi scheme seeks to withdraw guilty plea
Anthony Vassallo, who pleaded guilty to masterminding a $45 million Ponzi scheme out of Folsom, wants to withdraw his plea.
11 hrs ago
Pivot Charter School, North Valley Granted Initial WASC Accreditation
Schools receiving initial accreditation meet the WASC criteria for full accreditation and have a history and support system indicating a high-quality program that can be sustained in the foreseeable future.
20 hrs ago
Looking back at Oroville and Butte County heroes
Domingo Guerra, water tender first class, U.S. naval reserve, brother of a former Oroville resident is missing in action, according to the navy's fifth casualty list, released Wednesday.
20 hrs ago
Oroville advertising for new city administrator
This week, Oroville started advertising for a city administrator with a salary between $127,000 to $145,000 a year plus benefits.
Thu May 23, 2013
Free meals and more scheduled in Oroville
Free meals are served 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays by Feed the People Ministries in Oroville at the Salvation Army Church, 1640 Washington Ave.; Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Trinity Bible Church, 3115 Myers St.; and Thursdays and Fridays at Victory Christian Fellowship, 2250 Fifth Ave.
Vacaville developer faces more felony charges
Solano County prosecutors have filed additional felony charges against a former Vacaville real estate developer in connection with a failed land deal that cost two private investors large sums of money.
Oroville begins soil preparation for senior housing project
Activity is underway this week to do final testing of soil to make way for construction later this summer of a senior housing project in Oroville.
Butte County firefighters sharpen wildland fire skills during exercises in Oroville
The sight of a dozen firefighters in full gear dousing a dry, grassy hillside Wednesday morning looked a little incongruous, but according to Cal Fire-Butte County officials, it was necessary.
Oroville man sentenced to more than 26 years for rape, attempted kidnapping
A 21-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 26 years, eight months in state prison for forcible rape and attempted kidnapping.
Oroville of Long Ago
Only God can make a tree, but human science and ingenuity are changing the life of the historic Mother Orange Tree at Curry Bidwell Bar State Park.
Wed May 22, 2013
What's Happening in Oroville
They will meet 9:30-11:30 a.m. at 37 Hunter Lane, Oroville. Those new to the area, looking for opportunities to connect with area resources or those interested in learning what is available in the community are welcome to attend.
Craigslist ad leads Oroville police to theft suspect
A Gridley man was arrested Tuesday after police found an advertisement on Craigslist selling an outboard boat motor that was allegedly stolen in Oroville Saturday from John's Marine.
Number of homeless reportedly on the decline
The number of homeless people in Butte County appears to be shrinking, but the percentages of people who are unsheltered or chronically homeless are on the rise, officials report.
Dogs die in fire after rescuing owner in Oroville
El Medio Fire Chief Rusty Ohlhausen said the fire started about 3:30 a.m. inside a single-wide mobile home on the 1900 block of A Street in Southside Oroville.
Mon May 20, 2013
Butte seeks help in fight with Plumas National Forest
Butte County is hoping to get some high-powered support in an effort to get the Plumas National Forest to open more routes for off-highway vehicle enthusiasts.
Sun May 19, 2013
Oroville university women celebrate three newest Tech Trek students
Oroville branch of the American Association of University Women recently held two events for Tech Trek, a California AAUW program that sends seventh grade girls to a week-long, summer math/science camp on university campuses.
Sat May 18, 2013
3 teens stabbed at Oroville house party
Oroville police responded to the 1100 block of High Street around 11:45 p.m. after getting reports of a stabbing, Sgt.
What's happening today in the north valley
CHICO The Love Chapmantown Community Coalition will sponsor four free self-help community workshops one Saturday a month at the Salvation Army, 567 E. 16th St.
Sen. Nielsen fields community questions during Oroville visit
At a talk with citizens Friday in Oroville, state Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber, voiced concern about the growth of government, the federal Affordable Care Act, and other issues, and encouraged people to get involved.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Editorial: State must pay enough to keep water workers
Unable to match the salaries of private and some public utilities, California cannot retain enough skilled employees to maintain and operate its complex and vital water delivery system.