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  1. The Real Dirt: Winter dreaming: Seed saving for the gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Photo from May 2013 shows seeds and other materials gathered at the Seed Lending Library in the Chico Branch of the Butte County Library. We're hoping savvy seed-saver will be willing to share some stories.

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  2. Habitat for Humanitya s a Run for Homesa is Feb. 14 in ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Habitat for Humanity of Butte County is hosting its sixth annual Habitat's Run for Homes starting at 8:45 a.m. Feb. 14, rain or shine, at One-Mile Recreation Area in Bidwell Park. Included are a 5K Run/Walk and a Kids Fun Run.

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  3. Strength for the a girlzaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    ... a million teenagers will have an eating disorder. But as Ana Vicuna, program manager of Youth Services for the Butte County Department of Behavioral Health, pointed out, determining legitimate statistics isn't so easy. "The eating disorder is often ...

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  4. New animal rescuers train for disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico >> About 20 new volunteers are now official emergency workers, and they'll be helping rescue and care for animals when the need arises. The North Valley Animal Disaster Group held its annual training Sunday at the Butte County Search and Rescue offices in Chico, and the volunteers will help animals throughout the north state.

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

    Friday Jan 23 | Mercury-Register

    ... Economic Forecast Conference Thursday in Oroville. Jobs have been growing steadily in the region, but Butte County's job growth has been stronger, he noted. With large agricultural interests, Glenn and Tehama counties have not rebounded as quickly ...

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  6. 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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  7. Dioxin concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    Geologist John Lane gathers soil samples near Arbuckle in Colusa County. He did the same thing in Butte County, which has led to the discovery of alarming rates of dioxins in the soil in South Oroville.

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  8. A full docketRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    This past November, California voters passed Proposition 47, which redefined some nonviolent felonies as misdemeanors, and Butte County legal authorities braced themselves for a flood of petitions from those seeking resentencing for reduced charges. Later that month, District Attorney Mike Ramsey told news sources he expected about 600 Butte County residents charged with eligible offenses - particularly drug possession and property crimes of less than $950 - to take advantage of the new law, which supporters dubbed the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.

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  9. Testimony begins in trial of Marysville reserve police officer charged with child molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Testimony began Wednesday in the trial of a Marysville reserve police officer charged with allegedly molesting a Gridley teenager in the mid-2000s. The complaining witness testified in Butte County Superior Court that defendant Jared Michael Tomlinson molested him when he was going to middle and high school.

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  10. Burglars targeting laundry rooms in ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... is something he's familiar with. WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems has between 1,200 to 1,500 appliances in Butte County properties, such as apartment complexes. He said his company, which services Sacramento and the surrounding areas, receives calls ...

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  11. Chico police arrest five alleged gang members in two separate casesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... and arrested them on suspicion of vandalism and making criminal threats. The males, who were transported to Butte County Jail and Juvenile Hall, face a gang enhancement. Also on Friday, Chico police's gang unit arrested two suspects allegedly ...

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  12. Chico police: Gang members arrested for vandalizing car, making threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... and arrested them on suspicion of vandalism and making criminal threats. Both males, which were transported to Butte County Jail and Juvenile Hall, face a gang enhancement.

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  13. Accident involving alleged DUI driver closes Pentz RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Paradise Post

    ... for treatment of his injuries. Brown was released to hospital staff and criminal charges will be filed with the Butte County District Attorney's Office. Power was back to all residents by 1:15 p.m. with the bulk of 2,077 customers having their power ...

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  14. Oroville pursuit ends with arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> A 35-year-old man who led authorities on a vehicle pursuit from Thermalito to downtown Oroville Friday morning was arrested on multiple charges, according to a Butte County Sheriff's Office press release. Shortly after 1 a.m., the Sheriff's Office received a call from a citizen who reported seeing someone walking near Grand Avenue and 18th Street wearing a backpack and looking into mailboxes.

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  15. Small chance of showers over Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    After about 10 a.m. Tuesday what are being described as “isolated showers” could dribble down over Butte County. Forecasters with the weather service say the chance of some sort of precipitation overnight comes in at about 20 percent.

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  16. Under the surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NewsReview.com

    ... range from illegal hiring and firing practices to creating hostile work environments to nepotism. The Butte County Grand Jury report, released in June, quotes testimony stating department heads used name-calling and backstabbing to get employees to ...

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  17. Kitchen Table Kibitzing - 1.26.15 Pulga, California has been soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Kos

    ... drawn by the Jade mines around the area. Below is a picture of "Pulga Jade." Pulga is on unincorporated land in Butte County, CA inside the Plumas National Forest. There are a number of buildings including an old school house, and old bath house and ...

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  18. Butte supervisors to consider fees and lobbying goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Mercury-Register

    OROVILLE >> Butte supervisors are going to be hearing about changes in the county's “master fee schedule” and reviewing plans for this year's state and federal lobbying goals Tuesday. In March 2009, the Butte County Board of Supervisors adopted a “master fee schedule” that codified what the county charges for various services and items.

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  19. Letters for January 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NewsReview.com

    ... energy and his support of the annual recycled art competition, extending invitations to schools throughout Butte County to participate in an effort to educate students about recycling. As we learn more about environmental hazards we are finding that ...

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  20. Free bird activities continue Sunday at Masonic Hall in ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A peregrine falcon spreads its wings as a hawk perches nearby Saturday at the Chico Masonic Family Life Center during the Snow Goose Festival in Butte County. Chico >> “What's in your bag,” was a fun question to ask children at the Masonic Family Life Center Saturday.

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