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  1. Fishermen combat drought's salmon impact: Thousands of juvenile fish...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... production in the natural areas. So exceptional efforts need to be taken," Gorelnik said. After being raised in an Oroville hatchery, the approximately 4-inch salmon took a three-hour ride of their lives in a large tanker truck before being spit ...

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  2. Oroville residents offer input on Highway 162 corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    The meeting was set to gather input on a corridor plan for Highway 162 from Highway 70 to Foothill Boulevard being prepared by the Butte County Association of Governments and the city of Oroville. Officials have also set up a website at go-oroville162.org for people to comment and take a survey.

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  3. Final farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsReview.com

    ... he said, helped him build successful restaurants, Joe's Old Fashioned Pit Bar-B-Q, both in Chico and in Oroville. He also worked for the Community Action Agency and as a librarian for Butte College. Pearl was a longtime elementary school teacher. ...

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  4. Steve Carsona s a Outdoorsa : Dobyns gives tips, tricks for Lake Oroville during seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    One of Northern California's best known anglers and fishing rod company owners, Gary Dobyns, delivered a presentation on Wednesday night at the Sportsman's Warehouse store in Chico. A good portion included information about fishing in Lake Oroville.

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  5. Oroville high school district planning solar projectRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Along with retrofitting its lighting, the Oroville Union High School District is planning to move to solar power, according to Superintendent Corey Willenberg. The district board of trustees approved a request Wednesday night authorizing business director Susan Watts to apply for a $3 million, zero-interest loan.

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  6. Fatal early morning rollover in OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Garth Taylor Daniels, 28, of Oroville, died when the 2005 Cadillac CTS he was riding in drove off the road and rolled over, according to a press release from the California Highway Patrol. Deanna Carey, 29, of Oroville, was driving the car on Foothill Boulevard, west of Oro Bangor Highway, and CHP officers suspect she had been drinking when she took a curve too fast and lost control with Daniels in the car around 1:19 a.m., according to the release.

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  7. Kids visit a Farm Babiesa at Silver Dollar FairRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... collect eggs from a chicken coop. Two of those attending the tour were Ann Johns and her daughter, Jamie Johns, of Oroville. They were there with Jamie Johns' child. “This has been great. The baby animals are so cute, and I've never seen a ...

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  8. Driver arrested for DUI after fatal crash in Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KRCR

    The crash was reported at 1:15 a.m. on Foothill Boulevard west of Oro Bangor Highway, southeast of Oroville in the Wyandotte area. Investigators said Carey drove her 2005 Cadillac CTS off the road and overturned.

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  9. Death notices for May 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Mercury-Register

    ... May 17, 2015, in Chico. Arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home, 342-5642. CROSE: Former Oroville resident Craig Crose, 35, of Walnut Creek, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Walnut Creek. Arrangements are under the direction of ...

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  10. Hit-run driver, Chico police officer involved in crash namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Mercury-Register

    ... cia, also of Chico. Garcia fled the accident scene, but was later captured. He was booked into Butte County Jail in Oroville on charges of felony hit-and-run, and probation violation, Warner said.

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  11. California drought: New poll finds residents think ita s serious, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Mercury-Register

    ... given the lowest 8 percent target, while those with the highest are required to cut by 36 percent. In Butte County, Oroville and the Del Oro Water Co. face the 28 percent cut, Chico must cut 32 percent, and Paradise and the South Feather Water and ...

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  12. Death notices for May 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Mercury-Register

    BURKE: Michael Burke, 56, of Oroville, died Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Ramsey Funeral Home, 534-3877.

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  13. Friends remember Joe Person as a family man of integrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Mercury-Register

    ... worker for not just civil rights but community rights,” Holcombe said. During his career in Chico and Oroville, Person worked for Community Action Agency. In 1978 he opened a barbecue business, retiring in 1994. Yet, that wasn't the end of ...

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  14. Homes on the rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsReview.com

    County supervisors agreed to change zoning at the Rio d'Oro site from agricultural land to allow up to 30 units per acre. The scenery south of Oroville is bound for drastic changes in the years to come, as Butte County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to push forward plans to develop a 689-acre swath of rural land along State Route 70. The proposed project, called Rio d'Oro, includes space for commercial areas, an elementary school, public services, parks, conservation land and up to 2,700 residences to be built in phases over the next 25 years.

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  15. Gene Harnasch Sr.Read the original story

    Friday May 15 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... He was born February 1, 1924 at home on the Harnasch farm to parents Bill and Lucille Harnasch. Gene graduated from Oroville High School in 1941 and in 1943 joined the Army. In 1948 he married Grace "Tiny" Coburn and took on two adorable little ...

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  16. Benjamin M. PrinceRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Benjamin M. Prince, 79, of Mercer Island, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2015, after a 2 A1 2 year battle with brain cancer. Born Aug. 20, 1935, in Oroville to Ben and Hazel Prince, he graduated from Oroville High School and then went on to study math and physics at the University of Washington, earning a BS and MS and completing coursework toward a Ph.D. After a six-week courtship, he and Laura Bindrup eloped, embarking on a marriage of 55 years with three children, Ben Jr., Sharon, and Barbara.

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  17. Butte College football notebook: Enthusiasm is up as defensive tackles lead the way in spring ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Montgomery has been one of the team's leaders in community service. The team has helped the historical society in Oroville in providing time and effort, and Jordan is taking players to the farmers' market in downtown Chico. Quick hits >> Nick Gudgel ...

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  18. Butte County supervisors unanimously approve initial plan for 2,700-unit Rio da Oro projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> With little comment Tuesday, the Butte County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a preliminary plan for Rio d'Oro, a 689-acre development south of Oroville along Highway 70. Over the next 25 years, developer JKB Living is seeking to build 2,700 residential units and 248,000 square-feet of commercial space on 413 acres between the highway and Pacific Heights Road south of Ophir Road. The remaining 276 acres, mostly on a parcel east of the highway north of Palermo Road, will remain open space and for environmental conversation.

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  19. Forebay Aquatic Center opening Saturday provides water funRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... this month. The Aquatics Center opens its regular season Saturday, renting out kayaks, paddle boats and more. Oroville >> For those with the love of water adventures, the Forebay Aquatic Center is waiting. It will open for the season on Saturday, in ...

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  20. Mud Run benefit race in Oroville is now taking entriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The second annual Lord's Gym Mud Run will be June 13 at a new location on Mooretown Rancheria land behind Feather Falls Casino and Lodge in Oroville. The Mud Run is a 4-mile mud/obstacle course featuring military-style obstacles.

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