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  1. Sidelines: Golf tourney fundraisers to fight cancer, benefit Chico baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Team Butte County and Chico State Wildcat Relay For Life teams invite those interested to the seventh annual Tee'd Off @ Cancer Golf Tournament, set for Sunday, April 26, at the Tuscan Ridge Golf Club. The four-person scramble tournament begins at noon with a shotgun start.

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  2. Cal Fire-Butte County a acceleratesa hiring process for seasonal firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Cal Fire-Butte County has already started gearing up for the peak of fire season, a process the agency said it had to accelerate because of weather conditions. This is the fourth year California has seen drought conditions, and reports and vegetation indicate the state is at least a month ahead of when vegetation typically dries out, said Mary Ann Aldrich, Cal Fire-Butte County public information officer.

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  3. 1 injured in north Chico commercial building blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... a man fighting the blaze behind a 50-foot-long metal building where it appears the fire started, said Cal Fire-Butte County Capt. Rick Manson. The man was barefoot and suffered minor to moderate burns to his feet. It's unclear why the man was ...

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  4. Magalia gets full-time BCSO patrolRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Paradise Post

    Additional law enforcement patrol has been on the mind of Magalia residents for years. And though the Butte County Sheriff's Office is having a hard time keeping deputies, a new schedule has given upper Ridge residents their wish.

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  5. Letters for February 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NewsReview.com

    Gutless is the correct response to the Butte County Board of Supervisors' failure to act on fracking. Unfortunately, even if they did, it could be overturned.

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  6. Free tax assistance offered in Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mercury-Register

    ... to $6,143 for families with three or more qualifying children. The last reported data show that 20 percent of Butte County residents who were eligible to receive the Earned Income Tax Credit did not claim it. Individuals and families who earned less ...

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  7. Butte County supervisors OK special events ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mercury-Register

    Casting the lone nay vote, Chico-area Supervisor Larry Wahl said the proposal was an impediment to small businesses when there were existing measures to address primary complaints of noise and traffic. Chico-area Supervisor Maureen Kirk said the board was trying to protect the businesses and the residents who live next to them.

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  8. Chico police arrest two men wanted for assault, robbery in downtown Monday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Williams and Talbert were arrested on suspicion of strong-arm robbery and conspiracy, and have been booked into Butte County Jail in Oroville with bail set at $100,000.

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  9. Job growth continues in Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    In monthly employment data released Friday by the state, Butte County saw pretty healthy job growth, according to labor market analyst Luis Alejo of the Employment Development Department's Marysville office. Alejo said a number of sectors have been experiencing steady job growth, in comparing 2014 to 2015.

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  10. Butte County narcotics agents: Search of Chico home reveals marijuana, meth and guns; 3 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico >> Three people suspected of selling methamphetamine and marijuana were arrested after authorities served a search warrant at a residence in Chico. On March 13, Marcelino Siordia, Edgar Siordia and Liberty Ruelas were taken into custody after the Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force searched a home on the 1200 block of Humboldt Avenue, according to a BINTF press release Friday.

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  11. Ridgeview Rangers clean up the townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Paradise Post

    ... experience and something to add to their resumes after high school. Working with agencies like the CCC, The Butte County Fire Safe Council, Paradise Irrigation District, the Paradise Recreation and Park District, the Magalia Beautification ...

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  12. Environmental Coalition will gather Friday in ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A coalition of local environmental organizations will host the Environmental Community Gathering on 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at the CARD Community Center, 545 Vallombrosa Ave, The Environmental Coalition of Butte County was formed in November 2012 and brings together about 30 nonprofit groups and representatives from Butte College and Chico State University. The reception will provide an opportunity for the organizations to reaffirm the importance of working together Everyone is welcome.

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  13. Cops go head to head in 'Battle of the Badges'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KRCR

    It's expected to be a blood battle - sort of. Three Butte County law enforcement agencies are competing against each other to bring in the most blood donations.

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  14. Suggestions taken Thursday in Chico on additions to Butte County bus systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Butte County Association of Governments, which administers the B-Line, will be taking testimony during its meeting that begins at 9 a.m. at the Chico City Council Chambers, 421 Main St. BCAG also had workshops last week in Chico, Oroville and Paradise to take comments under the required annual “unmet transit needs” process. Each year the agency has to gather comments about additions to the system people think would be helpful.

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  15. Butte Sheriffa s Office identifies homicide victim as 55-year-old Chico womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Mercury-Register

    Chico >> The Butte County Sheriff's Office identified the woman who was found dead Monday in west Chico as Cass Jean Edison. Edison, 55, of Chico, was found deceased at about 8:20 a.m. Monday in a yard in the 200 block of Rose Avenue.

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  16. Sheriffa s Office working to ID human skull found along Sacramento RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Mercury-Register

    A part of a human skull was found March 8 along the bank of the Sacramento River near Chico, according to authorities. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife reported the human remains to the Butte County Sheriff's Office after an officer found part of a human skull exposed from the dirt at about noon March 8, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.

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  17. Ridgeview students earn credits doing outdoor workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Mercury-Register

    ... experience and something to add to their resumes after high school. Working with agencies like the CCC, The Butte County Fire Safe Council, Paradise Irrigation District, the Paradise Recreation and Park District, the Magalia Beautification ...

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  18. Chico Soroptimist Home and Garden Show showcases designs, food and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... also sold tasty meals. The women's club raises more than $37,000 that it donates to other organizations in Butte County and $15,000 for scholarships to Butte College and Chico State, she said. At the front entrance, former Chico Soroptimist ...

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  19. River watcher: Return of a wild festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Mercury-Register

    There is special delight for nature watchers this year since the Oroville Wildflower and Nature Festival is being continued in Oroville on April 4th! What better place to celebrate the return of spring and the wildflowers than at Oroville? With the flowery centerpiece on Table Mountain a few miles from downtown, it's a natural for the city with the Feather River running through it to feature a nature festivity! Oroville “owns” the best wild floral display and river in Butte County. Having a heart of gold and being a Tree City USA helps, too.

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  20. Butte County supervisors to consider becoming groundwater sustainability agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> During its Tuesday meeting, the Butte County Board of Supervisors will discuss having the county become a groundwater sustainability agency. By becoming an agency, the county can take responsibility for the future health of groundwater in four subbasins in the county, according to Paul Gosselin, director of the county Department of Water and Resource Conservation.

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