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Sign-ups open for National Night Out event in Oroville
OROVILLE >> The public is invited to participate in the upcoming National Night Out event that will be hosted by Oroville Volunteers in Policing in August.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Preparations underway for retrial in alleged 2012 sexual assault, rape
OROVILLE >> Efforts are underway for a new trial for three Stockton men charged for an alleged sexual assault and rape in 2012.
Oroville City Council to discuss river patrols, road work at special meeting
Deborah Alagata of Oroville walks her dogs Molly, right, and Riley along the bike path beside the Feather River in Oroville on Tuesday.
Olabaku Jones found guilty of second-degree murder
OROVILLE >> Olabaku Jones Sr. was found guilty of second-degree murder Thursday afternoon in connection with the death of his live-in girlfriend.
Cost of safety, critiqued
When Bill LaGrone, Oroville's public-safety director, went before the Oroville City Council July 15, he requested something that drew the ire of many of his own personnel - permission to ask the Butte County Sheriff's Office and Cal Fire whether they will take over public safety in Oroville.
Sensitive sites exposed
Aaron Wright, a California State Parks superintendent who oversees the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area, shows some tools that were recently confiscated from illegal diggers.
Bigfoot expert draws huge crowd in Oroville
Zoologist Ron Brown, who first started studying Bigfoot while attending UC Berkeley in the early 1970s, presented to a crowd of more than 160 people about evidence of Bigfoot and the legitimacy of sightings.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Former Oroville planning commissioner set to be sentenced following plea to elder theft
OROVILLE >> A former Oroville planning commissioner arrested in North Dakota is set to be sentenced Aug. 6 after he changed his plea on a count of elder theft.
Reconstruction of fire-damaged Oroville school may go past December
Maria Quintero, a fire technician with Cleanrite-Buildrite, moves equipment around on Wednesday, as a rack with children's bike helmets still sits in Sierra Del Oro School, months after the building was damaged in a fire May 27 in Oroville.
Bookworms get out and play with library lunch program
From left to right, siblings Madalyn Robertson, 8, Gabriella Robertson, 5, Jaydn Robertson, 9, and Madalyn's twin sister Olivia Robertson play in the bounce house during Lunchtime at the Library on Wednesday at the Oroville branch of the Butte County Library.
Mosquito fogging tonight in Oroville area
Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 8-11:30 p.m. today in the Palermo, Honcut and Pacific Heights area, weather permitting, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.
Feather River Rec board agrees to relinquish Bedrock Park duties to use Oroville auditorium
OROVILLE >> Depending on a final agreement approved by the Oroville City Council, the Feather River Recreation and Park District board of directors agreed to return maintenance and care of Bedrock Park to the city in exchange for leasing the Municipal Auditorium for sports activities.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Public safety forum set for Thursday in Oroville
OROVILLE >> A motorcycle group will team up with Oroville and Chico community leaders and law enforcement officials Thursday evening for a forum on public safety issues, particularly accidents and fatalities from drinking and driving.
Oregon Gulch fire held to 16 acres
Firefighters quickly snuffed out a blaze in the Oregon Gulch area above Oroville on Monday.
Youths prepare for graduation from hands-on summer project
Jeffrey Metts, center, jumps on a shovel as he and other members of the CREW, a collaborative youth program of the Feather River Recreation and Park District and the Boys and Girls Club, install plants at the roundabout in Riverbend Park in Oroville on Tuesday.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Zoologist returns to Oroville for talk on Bigfoot
OROVILLE >> A zoologist who has studied Bigfoot claims for decades will return to Oroville this week as the featured guest of the Summer Speaker series at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center.
Prosecution rests in murder trial
Alicia Schimmer looks at a picture of the Mary Abby Tucker, who died last year. Olabaku Jones Sr. is being tried for murder after his live-in girlfriend died.
Los Angeles Times
First six months of 2014 were warmest in California's history
A couple strolls with their dog along a dusty shoreline that is usually under water at Huntington Lake on July 10. Water is at the lowest level that many in the tiny High Sierra community in Fresno County can remember.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Oroville rec district board may swap Bedrock Park maintenance to use city auditorium
OROVILLE >> The maintenance responsibility of Bedrock Park, which has been the Feather River Recreation and Park District's responsibility, may be exchanged for use of the Municipal Auditorium, according to the agenda for Tuesday's upcoming board of directors meeting.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Oroville woman's death attributed to gunshot wound
OROVILLE >> A recent autopsy revealed the death of 62-year-old Oroville resident Charlene Howarth was from a gunshot wound, but according to a press release Friday, investigators have not determined if it was a homicide or suicide.