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  1. California's public unions have too much clout and compensationRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Los Angeles Times

    ... in general and Los Angeles in particular is the rising cost of government employment. According to economists Andrew Biggs and Jason Richwine, California is among the few states where public employees make as much as 20% more in total compensation ...

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  2. Oroville City Council to hear pitch for public safety tax, heritage tree ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Mercury-Register

    ... The funds would go toward expanding the jail, and Honea is seeking similar approval from governing bodies in Biggs, Gridley, Paradise and Chico. A couple of councilors wanted more time to think about the request and allow time for people in the ...

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  3. Biggs man sentenced to federal prison for Shasta County gold minea s illegal dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mercury-Register

    Sacramento >> A Biggs man was sentenced Thursday to serve six months in federal prison for the illegal discharge of pollutants at a Shasta County gold mine. Kiedock Kim, 60, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California on counts of depredation of federal property and of negligent discharge of a pollutant to a waterway, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner.

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  4. Death notices for Feb. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mercury-Register

    ... Orland. Arrangements are under the direction of F.D. Sweet & Son Mortuary, Orland, 865-3349. BAKER: Lily Baker, 73, of Biggs, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Affordable Mortuary, 893-4292. ...

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  5. City still in talks with Recology, Waste Management on franchise agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... excluding the city of Chico. Only Recology will serve the southern portion of the county outside Oroville, Gridley and Biggs. Biggs is served exclusively by Waste Management under a separate contract. Northern Recycling and Waste Services will serve ...

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  6. Brunch streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NewsReview.com

    ... current crop of artists and musicians, including members of Bunnymilk, The She Things, Bran Crown, the Shimmies and Biggs Roller, along with significant others - coalesced at the bar. We then migrated to wooden picnic tables in the spacious, ...

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  7. Oroville City Council delays decision on county impact fee requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Mercury-Register

    ... be for a 10-year term. So far, the town of Paradise has approved the agreement. It hasn't gone to councils in Chico, Biggs and Gridley yet. One problem Councilor Art Hatley had with the proposal was whether the fees collected would be different in ...

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  8. Tee to Green: Mattingly going from Butte Creek to coaching Butte College womena s golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Mercury-Register

    ... roamed too far from the nest during his highly successful career as a golf professional. Raised on a dairy farm in Biggs along with eight brothers and sisters, he played basketball at Yuba College before transferring to Chico State, and he served ...

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  9. Death notices for Friday 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    BERGMAN: Ronald L. Bergman, 81, of Biggs, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, in Biggs. Arrangements are under the direction of Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel, 846-2138.

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  10. 15 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | NewsReview.com

    A Biggs native, Oscar Magaa Jr. has been an actor in Hollywood for the last four years. He has an idea to bring what he's learned to the North State, using local talent to produce a TV pilot or movie here.

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  11. Hines Nut Co. recalls walnuts after random salmonella testRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Packer

    ... said FDA notified her Feb. 10 of the salmonella positive on the walnuts, which were supplied by Gold State Nut Co., Biggs, Calif. "(Our) purchase was for 17,000 pounds. After packaging we shipped about 16,500 pounds," Hines-Boultinghouse said Feb. ...

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  12. Hines Nut Company, Dallas, TX Announces Voluntary Recall of Walnut...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | US Food and Drug Administration

    February 10, 2015 - Hines Nut Company, Dallas, TX, today announced a voluntary recall of WALNUT HALVES & PIECES, Lot Number 6908. The product was sold by GOLD STATE NUT COMPANY of Biggs, CA, and packaged by Hines Nut Company.

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  13. Butte County to split between three trash firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... in three specified zones. Only Recology will serve the southern portion of the county outside Oroville, Gridley and Biggs. Biggs is served exclusively by Waste Management under a separate contract. Northern Recycling and Waste Services will serve ...

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  14. Butte aina t kickina buttsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | NewsReview.com

    ... 2015 report, Oroville 's grade of C was the best for the region. Chico and Paradise received overall D grades and Biggs , Gridley and the unincorporated areas received F's. Where Oroville seemed to shine was in the category of reducing tobacco sales ...

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  15. Family of man killed by crop duster near Biggs suing Butte County companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A crop-dusting airplane not involved in the incident, taxis on the ground behind Butte County Sheriff's Office deputies investigating the scene where Willie Suarez died after being struck by a taxiing airplane on May 9, 2013 at a landing strip off Afton Road, near Riceton Highway, northwest of Biggs. The crop duster involved in a fatal accident sits at a landing strip off Afton Road northwest of Biggs, on May 9, 2013 as the Butte County Sheriff's Office investigate the scene.

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  16. Seeking reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | NewsReview.com

    About a year and a half ago, 66-year-old Willie Suarez left his home state of Texas - and his wife and daughter - on business in Butte County. Suarez worked for Arrow Asphalt and he'd been hired to repave the landing strip at Williams Ag Services, a crop-dusting business in Biggs.

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  17. Recycle trees with easeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | NewsReview.com

    ... and waste companies are also offering free disposal to their customers in Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Gridley, Biggs and the Berry Creek area. Several of them require that the trees be cut into three-foot lengths. The Butte County Public Works ...

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  18. Paradise Nuggets host spring tryouts beginning Jan. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Paradise Post

    ... Padres who beat Chico Central, 9-7 over the summer, capturing his first-ever Tournament of Champions banner at Biggs/Richvale Little League. Brad's son, Bradley Sobrero and Cooper Thacker played on the team and were two of the longest-tenured Little ...

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  19. Biggs man sentenced 80 years to life for 2001 shooting in Oroville Wildlife AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A Biggs man was sentenced Friday to two life terms for fatally shooting a woman in the Oroville Wildlife Area early on Oct. 12, 2001. Butte County Superior Court Judge James Reilley handed down the sentence of 80 years to life in state prison on defendant Marvin Ray Markle Jr., 49. A jury convicted Markle on Oct. 17 of first-degree murder for the death of Shirley Ann Pratt, then 41, of Biggs.

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  20. Soccer: Corning Cardinals visit West Valley todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Red Bluff Daily News

    The Corning Cardinals boys and girls travel to West Valley today at 6 p.m. Los Molinos is visiting Live Oak and Mercy is at Biggs for 3:15 p.m. games.

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