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1 hr ago | Mercury-Register

Mosquito fogging tonight in Gridley area

Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes will take place 7:30-11:30 p.m. today in the 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

12 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Oroville rec district hosting second Active Aging Expo

OROVILLE >> An event aimed at providing information to senior citizens will be held Thursday at the Feather River Activity Center in Oroville.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Mercury-Register

DUI crackdown in Butte County nearing end; 61 arrested so far

Monday was the final day of an 18-day crackdown on driving under the influence in Butte County, and authorities warned they would be out in force.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Gridley, CA

Mercury-Register

Man stabbed to death in downtown Chico

CHICO >> A 44-year-old man died around 12:30 a.m. Sunday after suffering multiple stab wounds in a fight with two people.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Mercury-Register

Busy Friday night in Chico; more to come for Labor Day weekend

People floating on the Sacramento River come to a near-empty Beer Can Beach on Saturday near Scotty's Boat Landing.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, West Sacramento, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Mercury-Register

Farm briefs: Farm trail tickets, LaMalfa kisses a pig, 4-H and Farm Service details

Don't just invite your out-of-town friends to Sierra Oro Farm Trail, buy and send them tickets.

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Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Chico, CA, Paradise, CA, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Mercury-Register

Butte County said to need space for more housing by 2022

OROVILLE >> Between now and 2022 Butte County has to have enough properly zoned land to provide an additional 2,974 residential units.

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Related Topix: Rancho Cordova, CA, Snelling, CA, Chico, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Biz Bits: Still hope for Butte County job hunters

As good as employment numbers are looking, there still are a lot of people without a job in this area.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Cal State Chico, Orland, CA, Glenn County, CA

Mercury-Register

Butte County said to need space for more housing by 2022

OROVILLE >> Between now and 2022 Butte County has to have enough properly zoned land to provide an additional 2,974 residential units.

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Related Topix: Rancho Cordova, CA

KRCR

Statewide plastic bag ban could benefit Northstate economy

With California on the verge of banning single-use plastic shopping bags, three Butte County reusable bag companies stand to benefit.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Hits and misses

HIT >> For years, Chico property owners have suffered with problem trees owned by the city, but planted in front of their homes.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Opinion

Mercury-Register

New groundwater rules are the biggest change to water law in our lifetime

An agricultural well along a roadway south of Oroville, near Highway 162, is seen inn this photo taken in late June.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Oroville, CA, Science

Chico Enterprise-Record

Manufacturers talk jobs with Butte County educators

Weiss McNair director of operations Terry Allread, right, leads a tour for educators on Wednesday in the manufacturing plant in Chico.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Education Etc.

Ukiah Daily Journal

Affordable housing advocate running for Ukiah City Council

Ukiah resident Christian Luiz fondly remembers the Ukiah that was named the best small town in California in 1993, and the sixth-best small town to live in out of the entire United States.

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Related Topix: Ukiah, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Contra Costa County, CA, Mendocino County, CA, Mendocino, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mercury-Register

Man kicked by Butte County sheriff's deputy arraigned for alleged struggle

OROVILLE >> A man kicked by a Butte County sheriff's deputy was arraigned Thursday for the struggle that led to the incident recorded by a witness.

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Mercury-Register

Little Free Library system spreads book love in Butte County

A Little Free Library box is filled with novels and other interesting things to read at 267 Skyline Blvd. in Oroville.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Oroville, CA, Chico, CA

Mercury-Register

Rewards offered by Secret Witness

A reward of up to $500 for information on the Oct. 11, 2013, homicide of a longtime Butte County resident.

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Related Topix: Palermo, CA, Fire, Oroville, CA

NewsReview.com

Shock and awe

Police Capt. Ford Porter and the Chico Police Department's Bearcat armored personnel carrier, which was purchased with a Homeland Security grant in 2011.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Activism

NewsReview.com

Shelter from the storm

A local nonprofit known as the Chico Housing Action Team is looking to once again provide winter shelter for the homeless who, for one reason or another, do not find refuge in the 120-bed Torres Community Shelter in south Chico.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

CBS Local

Davis Police MRAP Just One Of Hundreds Of Items Acquired From Military Surplus In Yolo County

The biggest crime-fighting tool for the Davis Police Department came from the Pentagon's military surplus program, but it won't be here much longer.

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