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8 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Yuba deputy in Chico assault case files lawsuit against victim

OROVILLE >> The Yuba County sheriff's deputy accused of beating a man while off-duty in Chico has filed a lawsuit against the alleged victim, claiming it was the victim who started it.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Yuba County, CA

12 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Proposed apartment complex in Chico would serve those with mental illness

CHICO >> Funding is not entirely secure but a group of individuals are steadily working to make a housing project for those with mental illness a reality.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Investigation opened after video shows Butte County sheriff's deputy kicking subject during arrest

OROVILLE >> Two agencies are investigating an incident Tuesday where a Butte County sheriff's deputy kicked a subject during an arrest in south Oroville.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, Social Software

Mercury-Register

Fracking matter to go to voters but not until June 2016

Butte County Supervisors, from left, Steve Lambert, Larry Wahl, Dough Teeter and Bill Connelly don their "superhero" capes as part of special moment honoring Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers for the help they give the county's children.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Gridley, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Leadership program focus is at-risk teens in Butte County

Left to right, Jacob Peterson, Zach Schlegel and Grant Branson talk earlier this month at DeGarmo Park in Chico about their involvement with the Junior Leadership Development Program.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Family, Teenagers, Roseville, CA, Kids

Paradise Post

11 human cases of West Nile Virus in Butte County

The statewide trend of increased cases of West Nile Virus includes Butte County, where 11 people have been confirmed to have contracted the virus, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Hamilton City, CA, Biggs, CA, Richvale, CA

Paradise Post

Golf fund raiser held for Sawmill Lookout

Shere Shingler took home Sawmill Pete, which was a raffle prize during Bare on the Ridge's Saturday golf fundraiser supporting the Sawmill Peak Fire Lookout.

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Related Topix: Paradise, CA

Mercury-Register

43 DUI arrests made by Avoid the 8 in Butte County

In a span of 10 days, Butte County authorities arrested 43 people on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a press release from Paradise Lt.

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Related Topix: Gridley, CA, Chico, CA

Mercury-Register

43 DUI arrests made by Avoid the 8 in Butte County

In a span of 10 days, Butte County authorities arrested 43 people on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to a press release from Paradise Lt.

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Related Topix: Gridley, CA, Chico, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico woman's death in Bidwell Park ruled accidental overdose

CHICO >> A woman found dead in Bidwell Park last month died of an accidental overdose of prescription medication, the Butte County Coroner's Office confirmed today.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Mercury-Register

West Nile Virus remains active in Butte County

Eleven people in Butte County have been diagnosed with West Nile virus, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Biggs, CA, Richvale, CA, Nelson, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Fogging planned tonight in Hamilton City, Nord

Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 7:45-11:30 p.m. today in the Hamilton City, Nord areas, weather permitting, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Related Topix: Hamilton City, CA, Chico, CA, Magalia, CA, Concow, CA

Mercury-Register

FRRPD to hold next meeting in Palermo

OROVILLE >> A sheriff's substation is in the works for Palermo, with approval by the Feather River Recreation and Park District board of directors slated to consider it Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Palermo, CA, Berry Creek, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County Fair rides, food delight visitors on final day

Fair ride goers screams fill the soundscape at the Butte County Fair in Gridley, California August 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Gridley, CA, August, CA, Chico, CA, Palermo, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

News of our past: Railroad tracks removed from downtown Chico

Courtesy of Chico Museum Bidwell Mansion was photographed by E.A. Kusal in 1868, just after it was built.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Paradise, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

One more day Sunday for Butte Count Fair

Dan Reidel Enterprise-Record Bailey Sutton, of Palermo, takes her heifers to water at the Butte County Fair on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Palermo, CA, Oroville, CA, Chico, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Four trials set for 17 defendants in 2013 Oroville casino standoff case

OROVILLE >> The cases of 17 people charged for the 2013 takeover of an Oroville tribe's offices will be broken up into four trials.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Help for housing

Through their corporate giving program, Executime Software donated $1,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Butte County to be used to purchase building supplies for Habitat homes.

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Mercury-Register

State selling employment office in Oroville

OROVILLE >> Butte County residents who have been seeking employment-related services from the state including unemployment benefits will be encouraged to go online more as the Oroville office is shut down.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Livestock a money-maker for young people at Butte County Fair

GRIDLEY >> Of all the lessons learned through raising animals for the fair, the lesson today is that raising animals has a payday.

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

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