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Dirk's Forecast 3.9.14
TAKE A LOOK AT THE FORECAST. ANY DAY IS A GOOD DAY TO GET OUT ON MY BIKE. 68 DEGREES IN SACRAMENTO.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Change on exploratory well rules on Butte board's agenda
OROVILLE >> Butte County supervisors Tuesday are going to consider a revision to the existing water well ordinance aimed at keeping people from misusing "exploratory wells."
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Book File: 'Golden Altars: A Visual Tour of Chico's Chinese Temple'
Keith Johnson writes that Chico's "'Old Chinatown,' located on Flume Street between East Fifth and Sixth streets, was established around 1865."
Chico woman arrested for DUI, felony assault after accidents
Paradise Police arrested a 33-year-old Chico woman on Friday evening after she allegedly fled two accidents, sending three to the hospital, including two juvenile.
Editorial: Hits and misses
Sometimes we forget how difficult it can be for children to read, with distractions like TV and video games steering them away from books.
Defendant bound over for trial in September hit-and-run that killed Chico State student
OROVILLE >> An Ohio man will be held for trial for a Sept. 22 hit-and-run collision in Chico that killed bicyclist Kristina Chesterman.
Four juveniles detained in shots fired incident that prompted 2 schools to lock down
Parent Kim Titus left and grandparent Linda Geiger stand Friday outside of Marsh Junior High School while Chico police temporarily ordered it and Little Chico Creek School locked down for a time after shots were heard in the area.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Search continues for missing Oroville man
Chelsey, 81, has been missing since Feb. 22 and is reported to be hard of hearing and have a history of dementia.
Editorial: Butte County melodrama ends with a fizzle
In one of the more confusing melodramas coming out of county government in recent years - and Butte County government is always good for a little drama - we frankly don't know what to think about the dust-up in the clerk-recorder's office.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Capitol Alert: California audit questions casino mitigation payments
There are dozens of special funds in state government, but few have gotten as much attention from state auditors in recent years as the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund.
Butte County sees jump for Jan. jobless
Released today by the state, the unemployment rate was 10 percent in January, up from 8.8 percent in December.
Alcohol, pot present in system of Chico State student accused of deadly DUI crash
Water flows through Big Chico Creek off Bidwell Avenue, where on Jan. 26 a 1998 BMW carrying three Chico State students crashed.
Drought brings different winter task for Sacramento Valley crops
Rice fields along Cottonwood Road near Highway 99 west of Oroville have not been flooded for winter due to low water levels and lack of rain.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Butte's most wanted
The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Kevin Lamont Sanders for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear for drug-related charges.
Assessing the big race
During the June 2012 primary election, the Congressional seat left vacant by longtime incumbent Wally Herger was understandably the hottest contest, with a field of eight candidates vying for the position Herger held since 1978.
When clerks collide
Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey chalked up recent controversy within the Butte County Clerk-Recorder's Office to a personality conflict "between two strong ladies."
State Grant Leads to Biodiesel Buyers Club
A state grant is helping a small-scale biodiesel processor manufacturer start a local biodiesel buyers club.
Editorial: Californians need to stay lucid
It's not often we find ourselves agreeing with Gov. Jerry Brown, but we think he perfectly stated some of the same concerns we have about the legalization of marijuana.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Cattle ranchers make tough choices during drought
Conditions for cattle ranchers are very similar to what they were in the drought of mid 1970s, said Holly Foster, who runs cattle in Butte County with her family.
The Fresno Bee
Capitol Alert: Northern California Assembly race takes shape with conservative endorsements
Republican James Gallagher has scored two key endorsements that could put him ahead in the open race for California's 3rd Assembly District.