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26 min ago | 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

Paradise Post

Telephone scams still circulating in Butte County

Butte County residents are being reminded by the Butte County Sheriff's Office of several telephone scams around the county.

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Mercury-Register

Telephone scams still circulating in Butte County

Butte County residents are being reminded by the Butte County Sheriff's Office of several telephone scams around the county.

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Mercury-Register

27 DUI arrests made in Butte County enforcement effort

The Avoid the 8 campaign - so named because eight agencies take part - is currently conducting a summer and Labor Day anti-DUI enforcement effort in the county that is scheduled to end Sept.

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Related Topix: Paradise, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County Fair continues in Gridley through Sunday

Saturday, the arena will be revving with truck pulls and free musical entertainment from the bands Legend and Highway 20. Sunday evening is the destruction derby and free entertainment including the Sacramento Wrestling Foundation and the band Sapphire Soul.

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Related Topix: Gridley, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Further information released in May killing of Paradise man

OROVILLE >> Five men and women charged for their role in the death of a Paradise man appeared in court Thursday.

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Related Topix: Paradise, CA, Death Penalty

Chico Enterprise-Record

Flower judging a long tradition at Butte County Fair

Florist Brenda Green-Hammon created a flower bed with two brass headboards as a frame for a patchwork of color in her horticulture display at the Butte County Fair in Gridley.

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Related Topix: Gridley, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Month-long work project set for Skyway from Chico to Paradise

According to a press release issued Wednesday by the county, the "Skyway Safety Improvement Project" will go from the Chico city limits to the Paradise town limits.

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Related Topix: Paradise, CA, Chico, CA

Mercury-Register

Looking back on Oroville and Butte County's heroes: Oroville man...

Private John F. Voos is back in training in Australia following four weeks in the hospital with an attack of influenza, according to word received here by friends.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, US Military, Camp Roberts, California, US Army, Sacramento, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

The real dirt: Living with oaks in the home landscape

Oaks are striking trees, and can play a role in a landscape provided they're given proper care.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Rewards offered by Secret Witness

A reward of up to $250 for information on those responsible for a string of arson vegetation fires in the Oroville area, including Oroville Fire, El Medio Fire and Cal Fire-Butte County.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, Fire

Daily Mail

California's vanishing lakes: Before-and-after photos reveal the...

Revealed, James Foley was an ISIS 'whipping boy': Jihadists discovered pictures of his USAF officer brother on his laptop and tortured him with mock executions and 'crucified him to a wall' Playing golf AGAIN: Obama tees off just 24 hours after being criticized for hitting the course within minutes of solemnly pledging justice for beheaded ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

KSBW-TV

Low lake levels reveal jellyfish

JELLYFISH ARE SHOWING UP IN LAKE OROVILLE IN BUTTE COUNTY. ACTION NEWS REPORTE JASON ATCHO HAS MORE.

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NewsReview.com

Get with the drag queens

A few of the stars of the 2014 Pride variety show: Jessica Wild from RuPaul's Drag Race , plus drag queens Millian, Mini Merna with Perky Madera, Amanda Bea Reckonwith, and drag king Tucker Noir.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Diamond, Chico, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mercury-Register

Butte County Fair in Gridley kicks off Thursday

GRIDLEY >> Thursday is bargain night at the Butte County Fair in Gridley, with free admission for children under 12 and seniors, and $4 for adults.

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Related Topix: Gridley, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Oroville police refute rumors, inquiries about multiple murders

OROVILLE >> A recent spate of rumors about murders and questions of a serial killer on the loose has prompted concern from law enforcement officials who say none of the rumors is true.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA, Social Software

KRCR

Man who killed pregnant girlfriend sentenced to life in prison

Olabaku Jones was found guilty of second-degree murder August 6. Jones beat his pregnant girlfriend, Abby Tucker, to death in their Oroville home in June of 2103.

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