Butte County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
1 hr ago | KRCR
The Butte County Air Quality Management District is requesting residents of Chico to voluntarily refrain from using their woodstoves and fireplaces starting at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday to the following midnight.
Which Is the Only State That...
Should nudity be off-limits on prime-time TV?
5 hrs ago | Mercury-Register
The latest storm that hit Butte County deposited enough cold and snow to close a number of roads around the county, or require chains.
7 hrs ago | Mercury-Register
Butte County Sheriff Jerry Smith announced to the Board of Supervisors today that he will not run for re-election next year.
13 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
A flue fire that broke out Monday near Bangor caused limited damage to a home, but prompted officials to remind the public to clean their chimneys.
Chico State University's Staff Council is in the midst of gathering necessities, cash and gifts to give to families in need for the university's Needy Children Program.
Local sugarbeet growers this past campaign were tossed for a big loss on the field, but are holding ground worldwide.
The Pageant Theatre co-owner Tim Giusta talks about the 35mm projector that is needing to be replaced before the movie "Muscle Shoals" on Nov. 13 in Chico.
New toys or clothing items for children ages 0-18 who are in need this Christmas may be donated through the 2013 Kelsey's Kid's Toy Drive.
In an attempt to battle underage drinking, several dozen Chico alcohol establishments have been asked to take part in a national research program to help ensure they are not selling to anyone under 21 years old.
Pearl Harbor Day will be commemorated this morning at the Gridley-Biggs Cemetery on Highway 99 at the north edge of Gridley.
Snow began falling about 4 p.m. Friday in Paradise and the Butte County foothills, creating a traffic mess.
Butte County sheriff's investigators said today that a shooting Nov. 4 on Pinecrest Road was the result of a marijuana transaction that became a robbery, according to a Butte County Sheriff's Office press release.
In a season of giving, with so many worthwhile efforts under way, it's difficult to find one more fulfilling than a Butte County fund to fight child abuse.
Firefighters Yoshiomy Komattsu and Kenichiro Yanagida get ready with other colleagues from Japan to learn fire rescue techniques near Oroville on Thursday.
Bret Allan Nichols, 29, made an initial appearance in federal court Tuesday on three counts, including producing child pornography, possessing it, and receiving and distributing it, according to online records for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.