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4 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Suspect in morning carjacking in Chico arrested

CHICO >> One person has been arrested after a morning carjacking in the 1200 block of Normal Avenue today, according to police.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mercury-Register

Highway 70 near Palermo closed after truck crashes; road littered with fruit cans

Highway 70 was closed between East Palermo Road and Power House Hill Road when a tractor trailer lost control, crashed and caught fire, destroying the cab of the truck and dumping hundreds of fruit cans on the side of the highway on Thursday in Palermo.

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Related Topix: Palermo, CA, Lathrop, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

KRCR

Chapmantown, Mulberry likely annexed into Chico by 2019

By 2019 the neighborhoods inside Chapmantown and Mulberry, which comprise 138 acres and nearly 1,300 residents, will likely be annexed into the city of Chico.

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Mercury-Register

Butte County authorities raid marijuana grow in Berry Creek

The Butte County Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Unit raided a marijuana grow Thursday at a property on the 300 block of Raccoon Road in Berry Creek.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Berry Creek, CA, Oroville, CA, Home Gardening, Home

Mercury-Register

Butte County authorities raid marijuana grow in Berry Creek

The Butte County Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Unit raided a marijuana grow Thursday at a property on the 300 block of Raccoon Road in Berry Creek.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Berry Creek, CA, Oroville, CA, Home Gardening, Home

Chico Enterprise-Record

Gridley resident identified as man killed by train on Monday

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.

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Related Topix: Biggs, CA, Gridley, CA

NewsReview.com

Initiative delayed

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)

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Related Topix: Biggs, CA

NewsReview.com

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All across this planet there is sectarian violence. Whether it's Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, Bosnia, Israel or Palestine, people are being killed in the name of religion or religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Marin firefighters assist with fires in Amador, Butte counties

Marin firefighters are among the fire crews working to contain multiple blazes throughout the state, including fires in Amador and Butte counties.

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Related Topix: Fire, Amador County, CA, Marin County, CA, Forest Ranch, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Mercury-Register

Heavy construction underway for Butte County Hall of Records

A man uses a tractor Tuesday to dig up earth for the foundation of the new Hall of Records building in Oroville.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, Thermalito, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Heavy construction underway for Butte County Hall of Records

A man uses a tractor Tuesday to dig up earth for the foundation of the new Hall of Records building in Oroville.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, Thermalito, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Sycamore Creek water likely landscape runoff

A stretch of Sycamore Creek near Cohasset Road in north Chico that is normally dry this time of year, has water now and no one seems to know why.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Web Fire containment increased to 60 percent

FOREST RANCH >> Cal Fire is reporting that a wildfire burning northeast of Chico is now 60 percent contained, and personnel assigned to the fire have been reduced.

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Related Topix: Fire, Forest Ranch, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Chico, CA

Mercury-Register

Mosquito fogging in Gridley area tonight

Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 8-11:30 p.m. today in Gridley and East Gridley areas, weather permitting, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Related Topix: Gridley, CA, Chico, CA, Magalia, CA, Concow, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mercury-Register

30-day fracking study puts off public vote to 2016

OROVILLE >> A decision to do a 30-day study on what an initiative banning hydraulic fracturing would mean to Butte County will effectively keep the measure off the ballot until June 2016.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Paradise, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County authorities find, eradicate marijuana grow near Yankee Hill

YANKEE HILL >> Law enforcement from Butte County raided and eradicated an illegal marijuana grow on Tuesday, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County authorities find, eradicate marijuana grow near Yankee Hill

YANKEE HILL >> Law enforcement from Butte County raided and eradicated an illegal marijuana grow on Tuesday, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Chico Enterprise-Record

Decision to have 30-day study of fracking ban puts off vote until 2016

OROVILLE >> The Butte County Board of Supervisors voted today to order a 30-day study of the potential fracking initiative, putting off a public vote on the matter until 2016.

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Mercury-Register

Web Fire at more than 130 acres

FOREST RANCH >> The wildfire being called the Web Fire grew overnight and is now more than 130 acres, according to Cal Fire-Butte County.

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Related Topix: Forest Ranch, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Trial date to be set for couple charged for 2012 marijuana grow

OROVILLE >> A judge ruled Monday there was probable cause to hold a Berry Creek couple for trial for a marijuana grow in August 2012.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Berry Creek, CA

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