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  1. Surveyor: Sierra drought to continue another yearRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

    ... California's reservoirs will receive ample runoff to meet the state's water demand in the summer and fall. Lake Oroville in Butte County, the State Water Project's (SWP) principal reservoir, currently holds 41 percent of its 3.5 million acre-foot ...

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  2. A look at Lake Oroville from a rangera s point of viewRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Lake Oroville's a pit of blue surrounded by burnt orange dirt as I take the plunge down a steep incline to the base of Bidwell Canyon Marina where I am to meet a ranger with California State Parks. In the lake sits a patrol boat and I climb aboard for the tour.

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  3. PG&E keeps mum on Oroville tree removal; citizens keep watchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Although the end may be nearing, citizens protesting the removal of the last nine elm and sycamore trees on Feather River Boulevard continued their daily vigil Friday to save the aged trees. The protest is now in its third month, having begun in late November when people learned PG&E was cutting down the reportedly historic trees in front of the Oroville Cemetery.

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  4. Princes lease land for parkRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The sometimes controversial bin lot at the south entrance to town should resound with shouts of joy as it will become a city park, thanks to generous offer made by the Prince family. The family contacted the city and has agreed to lease the land where Gold Digger Apples used to stack it's apple bins for one dollar a year, for the next five years with an option for another five year renewal, according to Jim Prince, whose family goes back to the turn of the century in Oroville.

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  5. Snow survey reflects dismal JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    ... California's reservoirs will receive ample runoff to meet the state's water demand in the summer and fall. Lake Oroville in Butte County, the State Water Project's (SWP) principal reservoir, currently holds 41 percent of its 3.5 million acre-foot ...

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  6. Judge clears way for PG&E to remove last Oroville Cemetery treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Mercury-Register

    Seven tents erected along Feather River Boulevard to protect the nine trees still standing at Oroville Cemetery, after PG&E Monday removed four located within an adjacent fenced area. A judge Wednesday modified a restraining order to require protesters to move 30 feet away from the trees so they can be cut, and ordering Oroville police to enforce the ruling if necessary.

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  7. Utility postpones further tree cutting; court hearing pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Mercury-Register

    Pastor Kevin Thompson, left, and Bob Melera look up into one of the nine trees that remain standing along Feather River Boulevard at Oroville Cemetery, guarded by seven tents and a handful of protesters Tuesday. Working late into the night PG&E crews Monday finished removing four trees within a fenced area.

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  8. Death notices for Jan. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Mercury-Register

    ... in Durham. Arrangements are under the direction of Bidwell Chapel, 342-4291. ALLEE: Evelyn Catherine Allee, 84, of Oroville, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of the Neptune Society of Northern California, ...

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  9. Testimony begins in trial of Chico shootout co-defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> Testimony began Thursday in the trial of an Oroville man charged for his alleged role in an Oct. 4 shootout between rival gangs in Chico. Both sides presented opening statements in the case of Paul Hue Thao, 20. The defendant is charged in Butte County Superior Court with felony counts of attempting to dissuade a witness and being an accessory after the fact in a gang-related activity.

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  10. Everything connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsReview.com

    ... pain and allergies. A friend who moved from north Texas to the North State connected him to GOMF - then based in Oroville - and Ferr began working for the organization soon after. By that summer, he was the camp's organizer, and one of that year's ...

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  11. Oroville city museums reopen this weekend; special exhibit at Lott HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> All of Oroville's city museums will reopen this weekend after having been closed for several weeks for their annual winter cleaning, according to a press release from the city. A special exhibit will mark the reopening of the C.F. Lott Home in Sank Park, but the Chinese Temple and Museum Complex, the Feather River Nature Center and Native Plant Park and the Pioneer History Museum will join Bolt's Antique Tool Museum in welcoming guests.

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  12. Oroville citizens maintain vigil to save old trees despite court orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    A sign protesting PG&E's plans to cut nine old trees slated for removal adorns a fence surrounding the worksite Thursday on Feather River Boulevard in Oroville. Oroville >> Except for occasional honks from passersby and twitters from birds, the day was quiet for a group of people keeping watch over a line of nine ancient trees Thursday in Oroville.

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  13. Chico driver in fatal wrong-way Skyway crash pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A Chico driver has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a wrong-way collision on the Skyway that killed his passenger Jan. 12. Defense attorney Eric Ortner entered the plea on behalf of defendant Richard Wayne Wilson, 64, Thursday in Butte County Superior Court. The defendant is charged with a felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while driving under the influence for the death of Jonna Therese Smith, 51, of Oroville.

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  14. Gonorrhea epidemic reported in Sacramento Valley countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News10.net

    ... fessional and tested. Free or low-cost testing is available at county public health department clinics in Chico and Oroville. Public health also urged the sexually active to use latex condoms during sex. The clinics also offer free condoms.

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  15. Calif. Snowpack "Dismally Meager"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Chicago

    ... low levels into the dry, hot summer months. For example, the State Water Project's principal reservoir, Lake Oroville in Butte County, contains just 41 percent of its capacity. State climatologists estimate the state would need at least 150 percent ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  17. Looking back on Orovillea s and Butte Countya s heroes: Death and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    ... One hundred and fifty persons, including guest service men, participated in a Wednesday night dance at the Oroville Recreation Center (The Municipal Auditorium). The center's jJunior hostesses and members of the Oroville Girls' organization served ...

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  18. Oroville homeless survey gets a tally of those struggling in the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mercury-Register

    Carol Zanon, left, and Cathy Ford discuss how an answer should be filled out on the homeless census and survey based on a man's particular situation Wednesday at the Oroville Hope Center. Oroville >> The Hope Center on Kitrick Avenue is busy most days during the lunch rush.

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  19. North valley outlook a up but choppyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Mercury-Register

    Several hundred people listen to speakers on various topics during the North State Economic Forecast Conference held at Gold Country Casino in Oroville, Calif. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

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  20. Free flu vaccine clinic scheduled for Tuesday in OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Mercury-Register

    The Butte County Public Health Department will have vaccines are available for people 6 months of age and older, including pregnant women. Both the flu shot and nasal spray vaccine will be available.

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