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  1. State Water Project deliveries increased slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Victorville Daily Press

    ... to enough water to meet the needs of approximately 408,000 households for a year. The water will not come from Lake Oroville in Northern California, because DWR seeks to preserve storage there to meet demands in late 2015 and next year, should it ...

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  2. River watcher: Where do things come from?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... the exposed wood! How did Trametes versicolor find the oaken woodpile? It hadn't been planned or planted in that Oroville yard. With no visible means, suddenly it was there. The answer lies in the method of dispersion via spores in the air. Most ...

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  3. No charges yet in fatal Chico stabbing of Oroville manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Mercury-Register

    District Attorney Mike Ramsey said no charges have been filed in the death of Joel Brian Eldridge, 37, due to concerns of having sufficient evidence to overcome an argument that alleged assailant Michael Patrick Anderson, 30, acted in reasonable self-defense. Under the law, a person can act in self-defense if he reasonably believed force was necessary to stop an imminent physical threat to him or others and the person used only a reasonable amount of force to defend himself.

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  4. Wanted felon arrested after crashing into fence in southern OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mercury-Register

    A Sonora man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a four-mile vehicle chase across southern Oroville that ended with a crash into a fence. About 4 p.m. Thursday, Butte County sheriff's deputy Darrin Brown attempted to pull over a 2000 Pontiac G6 that failed to stop at a stop sign at Margo Lane and Stump Drive.

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  5. Oroville rips Paradise to reach section basketball semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville High's Kahliel Wyatt, left, drives and shoots against Paradise High's Brandon White on Friday during the Northern Section Division III playoff quarterfinals in Oroville. Oroville >> Kahliel Wyatt and the Oroville High boys basketball team weren't going to let Paradise hang out this year in the Northern Section Division III opening round.

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  6. Farmers told to expect no water from Sacramento RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Cloudy skies bring hopes of more water into the Feather River, seen here near the Thermailto Afterbay outlet in Oroville. Like the Central Valley Project, the State Water Project will have curtailed deliveries this year.

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

    Friday | Mercury-Register

    The city of Oroville police and fire station is shown Friday. On Tuesday, the council will consider requests to outsource police and fire or ask the voters about a sales tax.

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  8. Pickleball arrives in OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Pickleball has come to Oroville. The racquet sport combines the elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis.

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  9. Outdoors Q&A: A Right to Fish the Oceans of This Planet Without Permission?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Noozhawk

    ... and no weapons to view and enjoy wildlife that wouldn't be possible to enjoy in the daylight. Is this legal? (Dan, Oroville) A: Yes, as long as you do not have a method of take with you. You may, however, attract the attention of wildlife officers ...

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  10. Drought: No reservoir water projected for many Valley farmersRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | SFGate

    Houseboats sit idle in the low water of Lake Oroville with Bidwell Bar Bridge in the back ground near the end of last year when Calif ornia's second-larg est reservoir was close to the 1977 historic low at 26 percent of capacity. An old rusted anchor sits above the low water line on the east side of the Lake Oroville dam Nov. 29, 2014 in Oroville, Calif.

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  11. Fish agencies, anglers are optimistic about 2015 ocean salmon seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Kos

    ... federal Endangered Species Acts, declined from the previous year, due to the systematic mismanagement of Shasta, Oroville and Folsom reservoirs by the Bureau of Reclamation and California Department of Water Resources during 2013 and 2014, record ...

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  12. Death notices for Feb. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... are under the direction of F.D. Sweet & Son Mortuary, Orland, 865-3349. HARRIS: Patricia Harris, 88, of Oroville, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Ramsey Funeral Home, 534-3877. LITTLEFIELD: Tami ...

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  13. Wildflower & Nature Festival 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Digger Shopper & News

    Feather River Recreation & Park District is happy to announce that we are bringing back the annual Wildflower & Nature Festival to beautiful Riverbend Park in Oroville, Ca. The festival will be held on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM with a 3K Pedal Pusher run beginning at 8:00 AM.

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

    Thursday Feb 26 | Mercury-Register

    ABERNATHY: Cordell Earl Abernathy, 87, of Oroville, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Scheer Memorial Chapel, 533-5255.

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  15. Rewards offered by Secret WitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    On Sept. 3, at 7:12 p.m., the Butte County Sheriff's Office received a report of a vehicle fire on Oroville-Quincy Highway, two miles east of Mountain House.

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  16. California has entered fourth year of drought, water experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Daily Democrat

    ... The runoff forecast from April through July ranges from 27 percent for the Kern River inflow to 46 percent at Oroville, one of the largest reservoirs in the state, according to the DWR. Lake McClure in the San Joaquin Valley remains at 8 percent ...

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  17. Hearing for alleged Highway 70 shooter continued for third timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A preliminary hearing has been continued for a third time for an Oroville man charged for a fatal shooting on Highway 70. Defense attorney Odeh Hijazeen of Rooney Law Firm requested additional time Tuesday because attorneys were unable to meet with defendant Ker Vang, 23, with a Hmong translator. Supervising deputy district attorney Mark Murphy objected to the request.

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  18. Hearing continued for alleged driver in fatal wrong-way Skyway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A preliminary hearing has been continued for a month for a Chico driver charged for a wrong-way collision on the Skyway that killed his passenger Jan. 12. Defendant Richard Wayne Wilson, 64, had been scheduled to have a preliminary examination Tuesday in Butte County Superior Court. Defense attorney Eric Ortner told Judge Steven Howell there was a joint request to continue the hearing.

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  19. Defendant in fatal shooting off Oro Dam Boulevard to undergo evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A 31-year-old man charged for a fatal Nov. 21 shooting in Oroville will undergo a mental competence examination. Butte County Superior Court Judge Michael Deems ordered the examination Tuesday after defense attorney Robert Marshall expressed doubts about the mental competence of defendant Yatee Her.

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  20. Death notices for Feb. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mercury-Register

    ... Arrangements are under the direction of Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home, 342-9003. BARNES: Ricky Barnes, 63, of Oroville, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Affordable Mortuary, 893-4292. BROWN: ...

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