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

    5 hrs ago | 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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  2. Family of man killed by crop duster near Biggs suing Butte County companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  3. Seeking reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  4. Recycle trees with easeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  5. Paradise Nuggets host spring tryouts beginning Jan. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  6. Biggs man sentenced 80 years to life for 2001 shooting in Oroville Wildlife AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | 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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  7. Soccer: Corning Cardinals visit West Valley todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  8. 61 other events on Sunday, January 18Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | San Diego CityBEAT

    ... Guitarist and composer Peter Sprague will be joined by Fred Benedetti (guitar), Beth Ross Buckley (flute) and Gunnar Biggs (double bass) for a night of experimental jazz. The second annual festival will feature comedians and national touring ...

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  9. Man sentenced in Butte homicide, remains suspect in Vacaville slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Reporter

    Oroville >> A Biggs man, who has been identified by police as a suspect in a notorious Vacaville cold case homicide, 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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  10. Hercules: Safeway at Sycamore Crossing looks ready to go after years of negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... some residents complained of suburbanization and a betrayal of Hercules' New Urbanist vision. City Manager David Biggs said the first new retail development approved in Hercules in more than a decade will add much-needed retail space to an ...

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  11. Chico chamber awards recognize hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... will be given only when it is earned.” Newly seated Mayor Mark Sorensen, a Chico businessman who also serves as Biggs city manager, received the J. Pat Lappin Award for Business Excellence. Sorensen has also served as the chamber board chair ...

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  12. Arizona students must pass US citizenship test on civicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... address as Arizona House speaker David Gowan, left, R-Sierra Vista, and Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs, right, R-Gilbert, listen at the Arizona Ca... Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney ...

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  13. Man given probation for DUI injury incident at Chico restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A former Biggs councilman was placed on probation Wednesday for striking a woman in a Chico restaurant parking lot while driving under the influence of alcohol. Butte County Superior Court Judge James Reilley placed defendant Richard Edwin Emswiler on five years court probation for June 13 incident where he struck Carmen Estess of Oroville as she was in the parking lot of the In-n-Out restaurant on Business Lane.

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  14. Underwater video captures Orcas singing off Palos VerdesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Daily Breeze

    PALOS VERDES >> An underwater video captured this week gives an up-close look at Orcas vocalizing off the coast of Palos Verdes. The video, which was published on YouTube by Eric Martin, shows CA51D Comet, a 4-year-old Biggs transient female who swims right by the camera.

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  15. New board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Incumbent Butte County Office of Education Board Trustees Mike Walsh , Jeannine MacKay , and newly elected board member Howard Ferguson are sworn into office by County Clerk Candice Grubbs at the board's regular December meeting in Oroville. Walsh and Ferguson represent the Oroville area. Mackay is one of the representatives for the Chico area. The board  consists of seven members representing all areas of Butte County. Trustees Amy Christianson, Roger Steel and Ryne Johnson also represent Chico. Brenda McLaughlin represents Biggs, Durham and Gridley and has been on the board since 1981. Trustee Betty Vassar retired from the board in November and had been on the board since 1990.

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  16. Underwater video captures Orcas singing off Palos VerdesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Press-Telegram

    PALOS VERDES >> An underwater video captured this week gives an up-close look at Orcas vocalizing off the coast of Palos Verdes. The video, which was published on YouTube by Eric Martin, shows CA51D Comet, a 4-year-old Biggs transient female who swims right by the camera.

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  17. Big-rig topples over, spills thousands of walnut shells on Butte County highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Highway Patrol officer Brad Logan said. The truck began to teeter and eventually overturned. Rob Krampitz, of Biggs, said he was southbound on Highway 99 when he saw the truck driver attempt the left turn. “I slowly saw it coming up on two ...

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  18. Orland Trojans victorious in opening round of home tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Mercury-Register

    Biggs #22 Delanie Little drives downcourt with Orland #22 Dominique Walker beside her during Orland vs Biggs girls baskeball in Orland, Calif. Thurs.

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  19. Glendale Community College men's basketball falls in tournament openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Glendale News-Press

    ... from freshman guard Juwan Thomas, who finished with a game-high 16 points The Vaqueros also got 12 points from Dillon Biggs and 10 from Christopher Hines. "It's just been an up-and-down thing so far," Thomas said. "You try to tell the rest of the ...

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  20. Pearl Harbor remembered 73 years after attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Gridley mayor Frank Hall reads a declaration from the city stating that Dec. 7 is Pearl Harbor Day in Gridley Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, during the Pearl Harbor remembrance at the Gridley-Biggs Cemetary in Gridley, California, as, left to right, Lynne Spencer, Owen Stiles and George Hiralez stand behind Hall.

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