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  1. Heidi Hall: A youth homeless crisis in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Union

    ... serve as a locus of help for LGBT homeless youth. While Stonewall works with an estimated 400 homeless youth in Butte County (yes, that many!), Mountain Circle works with potential host families, and is providing services within two hours of Chico, ...

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  2. Missing teenagera s body found in Feather RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

    PARADISE >> The body of missing teenager Tristan Lucero was recovered from the West Branch of the Feather River on Monday. Butte County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Miranda Bowersox said search and rescue crews found the 18-year-old's body in the water at about 11:25 a.m. Monday.

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  3. Rotary of Oroville seeks $20,000 for annual fireworks over lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... Area Chamber of Commerce, the state Department of Water Resources, State Parks, California Highway Patrol, the Butte County Sheriff's Office, Cal Fire-Butte County and others. While a popular event among spectators, there have been years recently ...

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  4. 10 community organizations to request federal funding allocation from city of ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... a.m. in Conference Room 1 of the Council Chambers. The applicants include Caminar, Community Action Agency of Butte County, Catalyst Domestic Violence Services, Chico Area Agency on Aging (also known as Meals on Wheels), Chico Community Children's ...

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  5. Missing teena s body found in Feather RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Paradise Post

    Butte County Sheriff's Office Spokeswoman Miranda Bowersox said the sheriff's office and search and rescue crews found Lucero's body in the water at about 11:25 a.m. Monday. Bowersox said the body appears to have been in the water for about two weeks, the approximate time Lucero has been missing.

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  6. Enrollment event for Covered CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Enrollment events for learning more about Covered California health insurance coverage are planned by the state in Butte and Glenn counties. Residents can get more information about insurance coverage, as well as sign up for Covered California or a Medi-Cal managed care health plan.

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  7. Butte County employers looking for staff have helpRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Chico >> Employers throughout Butte County that may want to hire young adults for part-time jobs have a resource with the Alliance for Workforce Development. Companies that may lose their temporary college workers or only need someone part time can find a worker ages 18 to 21 through a state program that is available in Butte County.

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  8. Fire burns cabin, trailer; forces evacuations in Belden Town...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Feather River Bulletin

    ... all over the county responded to the fire along with the U.S. Forest Service and a Cal Fire crew from Butte County. Quincy Fire Chief Robbie Cassou said the response was well coordinated. "It was great to see federal, state and local agencies coming ...

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  9. Covered California events this week in Butte, Glenn countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Enrollment events for learning more about Covered California health insurance coverage are planned by the state this week in Butte and Glenn counties. Residents can get more information about insurance coverage, as well as sign up for Covered California or a Medi-Cal managed care health plan.

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  10. Butte College explains why solar didna t work during recent power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mercury-Register

    Butte Valley >> With thousands of solar panels at Butte College, why was the campus without power during the recent outage? “We fielded a lot of questions,” said Facilities Planning and Management Director Ken Albright in a recent phone interview. On April 6, a PG&E transformer problem shut down power all over Butte County, leaving many without electricity for roughly four hours.

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  11. Butte College official explains why solar panels failed during recent power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Butte Valley >> With thousands of solar panels at Butte College, why was the campus without power during the recent outage? “We fielded a lot of questions,” said Facilities Planning and Management Director Ken Albright in a recent phone interview. On April 6, a PG&E transformer problem shut down power all over Butte County, leaving many without electricity for roughly four hours.

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  12. Butte County Board of Supervisors to consider barring fracking wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> After two months of work, the Butte County staff is bringing back a fracking-related ordinance for the Board of Supervisors to consider during a public hearing Tuesday. Unlike the original draft that died during the board's Feb. 10 meeting, the proposal doesn't address whether to ban the use of fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, to stimulate the production of oil and natural gas wells, according to Tim Snellings, director of the county development services department.

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  13. Poker ride for Butte Sheriffa s mounted posse is April 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Registration is open for the annual Butte County Sheriff's Mounted Posse Poker Ride on April 26, with departure planned for 10 a.m. from the Loafer Creek parking lot in Oroville. Prizes will be awarded for top hand, second top hand and lowest hand.

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  14. Earth Day celebration includes movie a The Little Thingsa at Sierra Nevadaa s Big RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... and students get in free with valid student ID. All proceeds benefit members of the Environmental Coalition of Butte County. There will be a raffle. A free and secure bike valet located directly outside of the entrance to the Big Room, courtesy of ...

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  15. Panel discusses impact of Affordable Care Act on patients, doctors, hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... is the consolidation of physicians' practices. He said there is a shortage of both providers and physicians. In Butte County, there were few doctors accepting Medi-Cal for primary care. Thorp is beginning to see the consolidation of doctors' ...

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  16. Oroville WWII veterans return to the skies in 1940s biplane in ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... was a little windy, but we didn't have any air coming right at us. It was comfortable.” Eleven Butte County military veterans took part in the flights all day at the Chico Museum through the nonprofit Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation. The ...

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  17. Class on diabetes scheduled Wednesday in ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... take home a food diary, which can be completed and returned for follow-up at a later date. Nearly 10 percent of Butte County adults have this chronic condition and nearly a third don't know they have it. More information about diabetes and Enloe ...

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  18. Regional water meeting scheduled for April 30 in CorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Red Bluff Daily News

    Corning >> The University of California Cooperative Extension will host a meeting discussing local efforts to sustain water supplies April 30 at the Rolling Hills Casino Event Center. The 2015 Northern Sacramento Valley Water Dialogue is being sponsored along with the Butte County Department of Water Resource Conservation.

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  19. Letters for April 16, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NewsReview.com

    ... good ink to criticize the other paper's ink, is, in my humble opinion, a waste of resources. Thank you, Butte County Board of Supervisors, Butte County Sheriff's Office, code enforcement and District Attorney Mike Ramsey for taking the lead in ...

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  20. Helicopters soar, boats skim over Afterbay for water rescue trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Mercury-Register

    ... town of “Nino” had been ravaged by a flood and people needed help getting to safety. Cal Fire-Butte County teamed with six other agencies including the California National Guard, which brought three military helicopters, a Chinook, a ...

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