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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.
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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.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Missing 81-year-old may be heading out of state
It's been 10 days since 81-year-old John Chesley wandered away from his Oroville home and never came back.
Oroville man guilty of murder in 2011 apartment shooting
OROVILLE >> A jury has found a 25-year-old man guilty of murder for a 2011 shooting that left one dead and three injured.
DA's report says Candace Grubbs did nothing criminal
Bill Husa Enterprise-Record Butte County Clerk-Recorder Candace Grubbs talks with the press about allegations of the misuse of employee time following a press conference Tuesday at the County Administration building in Oroville.
DocuSign raises $85 million for electronic signatures and more
DocuSign Chairman and CEO Keith Krach says his electronic signatures company, which just raised $85 million, is about simplifying and speeding transactions.
Man, police officer suffer minor injuries during arrest
Chico >> A man and a police officer suffered minor injuries when Chico police responded to a call of a man brandishing a gun at about 5:45 p.m. today.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
CHP: Gridley big-rig driver going too fast, truck topples over
Butte Meadows >> A Gridley man escaped serious injuries after the big-rig he was driving overturned at about 11:30 a.m. today on Highway 32, spilling the massive amounts of feed it was hauling.
Cops arrest seven in Feather Falls marijuana refining bust
OROVILLE >> Butte County sheriff's deputies and detectives raided two marijuana refining labs in the past few days, one an large operation in Feather Falls and one at a vacant residence near Palermo.
Oroville Council to hear about library closure, award nominees
OROVILLE >> The Oroville City Council will hear a presentation on the upcoming temporary closure of the Oroville library on Tuesday night, followed by a full agenda that includes the possible selection of this year's Sam Norris Award recipient.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Monthly meetings started to help Butte County offenders
Addiction and Recovery Specialist Danny Tullius gives a talk during a Butte County Probation monthly event that gives defendants on probation the opportunity to meet with a variety of service providers in Butte County.
News of our Past for the week of March 3
Last year's library funding alternatives and possible new ones are being sought as Butte County moves into a deficit season.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Residents, inmates grateful for fire safety program in Butte County
Butte County Sheriff's Office correctional deputy Bill Sheldon supervises a group of inmates as they work on a private property near Oroville Feb. 14. The group helps property owners clear brush and trees as part of the Butte County Fire Safe Council program.