6,600+ PG&E customers without power in Butte County
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Over 6,600 PG&E customers are without power according to the PG&E outage map. The most recent outages began at about 9:45 p.m., when over 5,500 customers lost power in the south Chico area. PG&E says the estimated restoration time is 12:30 a.m. - More than 1,000...
Butte County deputies arrest juvenile after high-speed with stolen vehicle early Friday morning
OROVILLE, Calif. - A juvenile was arrested this morning after a high-speed chase with a stolen vehicle near Burlington Avenue and Ft. Wayne Street in Oroville, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies said before 4 a.m., a Butte County deputy observed a Hyundai SUV driving at a high...
Thousands without power across Butte County during storm on Friday night: over 5,000 PG&E customers without power in Chico
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. — Update, Friday, Sept. 29, 11:42 p.m. — Power has been restored to hundreds of residents in the Durham area. According to PG&E's outage map, 672 customers remain without power in the area. They expect power to be fully restored by 4 a.m. tomorrow morning—if not earlier.
BLM Rescinds Seasonal Fire Restrictions on Public Lands in the Region
Fire orders for seasonal fire restrictions that have been in place since July on public lands managed by the Arcata and Redding field offices in Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Trinity, Shasta, Butte, Tehama and Siskiyou counties. Hourly limits on use of internal combustion engines off roads and trails and on recreational target shooting also have been lifted.
Teenager in Butte County receives sentence for unintentional shooting fatality
A Butte County teenager faces sentencing for an accidental shooting death. The judge's remarks highlight a shocking detail - the defendant's actions post-incident, instead of seeking immediate medical help. Discover the full story in this gripping video.
Helicopter Ball Drop Event to be Hosted by Butte County Search and Rescue on Monday
Get ready for an exciting event as Butte County Search and Rescue plans to host a helicopter ball drop this Monday. Tune in as Dennis Schmidt, the team's public information officer, shares all the thrilling details on Action News Now.
Butte County teenager sentenced for accidental shooting death
The judge told the defendant the worst thing about the incident that was after the shooting, rather than going to the hospital or police, the defendant dumped his friend’s boy in an open field. Butte County teenager sentenced for accidental shooting death. The victim and the shooter were in...
Oroville teen sentenced for accidental shooting death of friend during stolen car joyride
OROVILLE, Calif. — A Butte County teen has been sentenced for the accidental shooting death of his 13-year-old friend during a joyride in a stolen car earlier this year, according to Butte County District Attorney, Mike Ramsey. According to the DA, the shooting death of the 13-year-old victim, Amadeus...
Input Sought on Proposed Management of Public Lands
Press release from the Office of Congressman Huffman:. “This management plan shows promising momentum for an issue that is so important to my constituents, to Californians, and to the millions of visitors who come to experience the spectacular wild places our state has to offer,” said Representative Huffman. “I have been working towards a future for Northwest California where public lands are restored and protected, and communities can thrive in a healthy environment – and I’m grateful to see that many of the proposals and requests I’ve made ended up in the preferred plan. This is another step in the right direction for guaranteeing our environmental values are preserved for future generations, and I hope everyone makes their voices heard during the comment process.”
Attorney General Investigators Arrest Butte County Man for Alleged Sexual Exploitation of a Child
(Boise) - Attorney General Ral Labrador has announced investigators with his Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested an Arco man on Thursday, September 28, for alleged sexual exploitation of a child. 29-year-old Theodore S. Morin was booked into the Butte County...
Fabricated alibi leads to murder conviction in Butte County
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A man changed his plea after two witnesses came forward in a Butte County court yesterday, District Attorney Mike Ramsey said. Johnny Ray Cabrera, 36, has now pleaded no contest to second degree murder for shooting and killing a man. Yesterday, he interrupted his preliminary hearing...
PG&E will be testing out new technology in Butte County to help with wildfire prevention
PG&E will be testing out a remotely operated masticator that can clear out trees and brush.
Chico’s Pallet shelter by the numbers | Butte County explores library ballot measure | Controlled burn in Red Bluff Recreation Area on Friday
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Thursday, September 28. Chico's Pallet shelter site by the numbers — Alec Stutson, NSPR. Butte County explores library ballot measure — Erik Adams, NSPR. Controlled burn in Red Bluff Recreation Area on Friday — Ava Norgrove, NSPR...
Espalier gardening | The Real Dirt
There is a bit of ancient Rome and a taste of old Egypt at the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden at the Patrick Ranch. Butte County MGs are practicing espaliering, the early horticultural art of training and pruning and a tree or shrub to grow flat against a support. Espaliering is...
Three fun things to do in Butte County this weekend
CHICO — Here are three fun ways to spend your time in Butte County this weekend. Oktoberfest starts Friday, Sept. 29 at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and runs for two weekends. Join in the Festival Field for a German-inspired celebration featuring Sierra Nevada beer and beverages and festival food such as brats, kraut, pretzels and way more. The event also includes live music, glass-blowing demos, a chicken dance contest and a flash your ‘stache competition.
PG&E to Pilot New Technology in Butte County for Wildfire Prevention
Discover how PG&E is stepping up wildfire prevention efforts in Butte County! Watch as they test a new remotely operated masticator, designed to clear out trees and brush, potentially revolutionizing the way we combat wildfires.