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6 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Referendum to block most recent Butte pot growing rules certified

Denice Lessard, on March 12, delivers a box of petitions with 12,262 signatures that she hopes will either force the Butte supervisors to rescind a marijuana cultivation ordinance or force the question to go before county voters as a referendum.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Home Gardening, Home, Oroville, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico man held for trial for allegedly possessing heroin, methadone for sale

Butte County Superior Court Judge Denny Forland ruled Tuesday there was probable cause to hold defendant Anthony Paul Maxwell, 62, for trial on two felony counts of possessing drugs for sale.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Mercury-Register

Measure to block most recent Butte pot growing rule certified

OROVILLE >> A referendum petition aimed at blocking Butte County's most recently enacted marijuana cultivation rules has been certified as having the necessary number of signatures to be valid.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Witnessing restoration

Members of the Site Committee of the Museum of Northern California Art watch as Troy Dye demonstrates his painting technique during the window restoration project on the Veterans Memorial Building.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Applegate, CA

The Union

Student campaigns for state assembly

College of The Siskiyous student Brigham Sawyer Smith is launching a campaign for State Assembly in California's First District, representing Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou and portions of Butte and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Shasta, CA, Placer County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Man shot several times in attempted murder on Nord Avenue

Chico >> A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting at about 3 a.m. Saturday at Nord Garden Apartments, 1521 Nord Ave., the Chico Police Department reported.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Oroville, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Man shot several times in attempted murder on Nord Avenue

Chico >> A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting at about 3 a.m. Saturday at Nord Garden Apartments, 1521 Nord Ave., the Chico Police Department reported.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Oroville, CA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

His silly side

Tim Taylor, Butte County Superintendent of Schools, shows off his silly side April 2 as he grooves to the Chicken Dance while wearing a chicken mask to promote physical activity.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Kids, Challenge, CA, Cal State Chico, Life, Food, Nutrition

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte's most wanted

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Steven Alan Myers for a felony warrant charging him with violation of post-release community supervision.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Master gardeners host compost workshop Saturday at Patrick Ranch

Butte County Master Gardeners will hold a composting workshop 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday in their demonstration garden at the Patrick Ranch Museum, 10381 Midway between Chico and Durham.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Durham, CA

KRCR

Car consumed by fire after Oroville crash

A fiery overnight car crash in Butte County sent two people to the hospital. A car hit a power pole around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on Lincoln Boulevard near Grove Street in Oroville.

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Related Topix: Oroville, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

MONCA opens Vets Hall for launch of Renovation Transformation CAmpaign

Butte County Supervisor Maureen Kirk gives a thumbs up as she talks with Pat Macias, President of monca Board while monca representatives and local Veterans gather to kick off a new era for the old Veterans Memorial Hall Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Victims of crime share experiences during local ceremony

Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey, at left, speaks as Dena Neva and deputy district attorney Dan Nelson stand nearby during the 2014 Butte County Victim/Witness Service and Courage Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday in Oroville.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Oroville, CA, Gridley, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Detectives arrest Chico man for allegedly molesting girl

Chico >> Detectives arrested a 35-year-old Chico resident today after a five-month investigation into allegations of child molestation, according to the Chico Police Department.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

The Daily Democrat

Woodland's Twyla Thompson being honored at 2014 Common Threads

Four Northern California women who have made extraordinary contributions to agriculture and their communities have been selected as recipients of the 2014 Common Threads Award.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, California, UC Davis, Davis, CA, Yolo County, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte supervisors move to ban 'fracking'

OROVILLE >> No new oil or gas wells have been drilled in Butte County in more than two decades, and nobody has ever sought permission to conduct a "fracking" operation, but if anybody ever does ask it looks like the answer will be "no."

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Glenn County, CA, Drugs, Marijuana, Oroville, CA

Mercury-Register

Man now denies guilt in Sacramento killing

SACRAMENTO >> The man who said Thursday in open court in Butte County that he was guilty of murder, apparently changed his mind over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sacramento, CA

Paradise Post

Alleged dog abuse lands man in jail

An injured puppy led to the arrest of a Paradise man on alleged animal cruelty charges last week.

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Related Topix: Paradise, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Body found after apartment blaze identified as Chico resident

Chico >> The man who was found dead by firefighters after an apartment blaze on Floral Avenue on Friday has been identified as Chico resident Mark Dixon, according to the Butte County Coroner's Office.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Fire

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico taxpayers group hearing from candidates

Butte County or city of Chico candidates are invited to give a quick introduction of themselves and their views, and then take questions from the voters.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA

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