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3 hrs ago | Paradise Post

Taxi driver robbed in Magalia

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is searching for two men suspected of robbing a taxi driver at knife point.

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Related Topix: Magalia, CA

7 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Successful partnership

Habitat for Humanity of Butte County partnered with Sunrise Rotary on July 12 to work on "A Brush With Kindness," an exterior home improvement project.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mercury-Register

Preliminary hearing continues for Berry Creek couple facing marijuana charges

The hearing began Wednesday in Butte County Superior Court for defendants Jacob and Sierra Macias.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Berry Creek, CA, Home Listing, Home

Mercury-Register

New rules for water waste, but $500 fines unlikely here

Sprinklers run at Wildwood Park and onto the sidewalk near Chico's upper Bidwell Park on Friday.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Paradise Post

Brick by brick, Paradise projects come together

Dirt is being moved and buildings are being built. It's construction season in Paradise and locals have no doubt noticed the many hardhats and tractors milling about.

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Related Topix: Paradise, CA, Red Bluff, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Medicare: It's 49 years old

CHICO >> Tom Reed is founder and president of the Butte County Health Care Coalition.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

KRCR

Butte Co. reports two human cases of West Nile Virus

Butte County reports the first two human West Nile Virus cases of the year. According to a news release from Butte County Public Health Department, both victims are people over the age of 50. One is from North Chico and the other is from a rural agricultural area South of Chico.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Fire scorches hilltop, delays traffic

A Cal Fire-Butte County fire crew works to clear brush at a fire on Thursday near Crown Point Road and Highway 32 in Chico.

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Related Topix: Fire, Chico, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

The Real Dirt: Include summer-blooming native plants in garden

Many California native plants go dormant in the summer, waiting for the fall and winter rains before they grow again.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Weather

Mercury-Register

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.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, African-American

Chico Enterprise-Record

Woman's body found near homeless camp in Bidwell Park

Chico police are investigating a woman's body found Thursday July 24, 2014 in Bidwell Park near One-Mile Recreation Area.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Point Reyes Light

Interim principal at Bodega Bay School

Joseph Nokes, the music teacher for Tomales Elementary and Bodega Bay School, will take over as interim principal at Bodega Bay School during the upcoming school year following Jane Realon's resignation, Superintendent Tom Stubbs announced in a letter to parents on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tomales, CA, Education Etc.

NewsReview.com

Rhymes with thong

Live Fong: Two shows: Saturday July 26, 7:30 p.m., at 1078 Gallery; Monday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m., at Sierra Nevada Big Room for the Flipside Release Party.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

KRCR

Code enforcement taught to spot honey oil labs

A training conference Wednesday in Oroville saw 18 code enforcement officers from around the Northstate learning how to spot the evidence of honey hash oil and meth labs, and also the signs of possible child endangerment.

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NewsReview.com

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.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, Chico, CA, Sacramento County, CA, Rancho Cordova, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Judge clears way for anti-fracking petition to move forward

CHICO >> Butte County Superior Court Judge Robert Glusman today cleared the way for an anti-fracking measure to move forward.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

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.

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

KRCR

Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint

A taxi driver was robbed at knifepoint when she responded to a call for a cab near the intersection of Skyway and Columbine in Magalia around 3:30 Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Magalia, CA

Mercury-Register

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.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, Chico, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mercury-Register

More West Nile virus mosquito centers identified in Butte

A release Tuesday by the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District says less than a week after the presence of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes had been confirmed, the agency identified eight more "mosquito pools," groups of the insects.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Palermo, CA, Chico, CA

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