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.
EMT burned in race kart fire west of Oroville; community responds
Emergency medical technician Robbie Berge is used to saving people, but on Saturday night, the roles were reversed when he needed to be rescued after his race kart caught on fire.
Thu May 16, 2013
4 p.m. update: Deputies remove protestors barricaded in Oroville tribal offices
An 11-hour protest inside Berry Creek Rancheria headquarters ended with about 20 people who had barricaded themselves inside tribal offices taken into custody around noon today.
Grebe paddle, tree walk planned by Audubon Society
A morning grebe paddle at Themalito Afterbay is planned Sunday to view the Western and Clark's grebes in their courtship and nesting displays.
DOGS: Be prepared-for your pets
Summertime used to be my favorite time of year; hot, lazy weekends spent at the river swimming and throwing sticks for the dogs.
Wed May 15, 2013
Editorial: Oroville needs to include Southside
Judy Johnson and Chris Lasik of the Tree of Hope foundation talk in Southside Oroville on Feb.
Correction for May 15
The hours for the Saturday Oroville downtown farmers market were incorrect in the Tuesday Mercury-Register. The market opens this Saturday and hours are 7:30-11 a.m. weekly.
Cancer relay, YMCA Fit-n-Fun Day events Saturday in Oroville
Besides the opening of the Downtown Farmers Market and the Oroville 5K River Run, two unrelated and free events are also scheduled to happen elsewhere.
Daily Planner: May 16
Thursday Night Market: 6-9 p.m. downtown on Broadway, from Second to Fifth streets.
Tue May 14, 2013
Senator Nielsen to visit Oroville
DO: discuss the subject, express yourself creatively, be polite, and cite and link to sources.
Hot Spring Tour - Woody Hot Springs, Quincey CA
One of the great challanges of being retired is staying active. I am always on the outlook for new adventures And one one adventure to a small to fill my day.
Nice weather for a visit to the nature center
Steve and Brenda Mantzouranis of Oroville enjoy lunch at the Feather River Nature Center in Oroville on Wednesday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Oroville 5K River Run kicks off Downtown Farmers Market
Registrations are still being accepted for entry in the second annual Oroville 5K River Run and Walk, which takes place Saturday morning.
Former Oroville and Chico resident missing since May 1 from Quincy area
Twelve days after a retired park ranger and onetime Oroville and Chico resident went missing, authorities still do not know where he is or what has happened to him.
Sun May 12, 2013
Thousands enjoy Feather Fiesta Days Parade
Madeline Walton, 2012 Miss Butte County First Runner Up and Andrea Gilsdorf, 2012 Miss Butte County wave to the crowd in a parade that proceeded down Montgomery Street as part of Feather Fiesta Days on Saturday in Oroville.
Sat May 11, 2013
What's Happening in Oroville for May 11
All You can eat Pancake Breakfast: 6-10 a.m. Oroville Aerie 196, Fraternal Order of Eagles, will host this breakfast of three sausages, unlimited pancakes, juice and coffee.
Feather Fiesta Days had numerous predecessors
Orovillians have celebrated and partied at festivals along the Feather River since at least 1909 in ways similar to today's two-week-long Feather Fiesta Days celebration.
Death Notices for May 11
Lauro "Adrian" Garcia, 28, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Chico. Arrangements are under the direction of Affordable Mortuary, 893-4292. GOMES - Norma Lee Gomes, 79, of Orland, died Friday, May 10, 2013, in Orland.
Editorial: Hits and misses
The eighth annual Paradise Chocolate Fest will be held today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Terry Ashe Park on the Skyway in Paradise.