Butte County, CA

Oroville, CAkrcrtv.com

Authorities investigating early-morning shooting in Oroville

OROVILLE, Calif. — Authorities are investigating a shooting that happened in Oroville early Tuesday morning. The Butte County Sheriff's Office says that someone was shot just before 4 a.m. on Thompson Flat Cemetery Road. The victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital for treatment. An...
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California StateEast Bay Times

PG&E warns of potential power outages in Northern California

As a significant heatwave is expected to begin Wednesday in Northern California, PG&E is reiterating to customers the possibility of power outages during wildfire season. The shut-offs are routine during wildfire season as a method of preventing PG&E equipment from igniting further wildfires. While temperatures are expected to reach triple digits this week, PG&E said it doesn’t plan to issue any shut-offs over the next seven days.
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Paradise, CAkrcrtv.com

Party on! Paradise's 'Party in the Park' returns for the summer

PARADISE, Calif. — Paradise is about to get their party back on: the quiet sidewalks of the Paradise Community Park will be filled with the Butte County Ridge community again for the return of the ‘Party in the Park.’. The weekly event is returning Wednesday after a year hiatus during...
Chico, CAactionnewsnow.com

Butte Strong grant could bring hope to some Camp Fire survivors

CHICO, Calif. - One woman at the Jesus Center was homeless at one point, went through the program and got her life back together. Now, she’s the program manager helping others do the same. “I do recall and remember just screaming from the inside out can you see me,” said...
California Stateactionnewsnow.com

Reopening California: Events happening across local counties

On Tuesday, California reopened and dropped most of its COVID-19 restrictions. Here is a list of events happening across the local counties. The Greenhouse Studio and Gallery will have painters, jewelers, welders and more during its Summer Art Fair on June 12 and June 13. Food will be provided by Panini Machini as the shows will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Greenhouse Studio and Gallery.
Butte County, CAactionnewsnow.com

What you need to know: June 15

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on June 15. Butte County deputies are investigating an incident after they found a man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The sheriff's office said the police arrived at the scene along Thompson Flat Cemetery Road just after 4 a.m. The office said this is an active investigation and we will continue to track this story throughout the day.
Gridley, CAkubaradio.com


The Butte County Department of Public Health has a COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled in Gridley Thursday afternoon from 3 to 5 at Orchard Hospital, for any resident 12 and older. Vaccinations are free regardless of immigration status, no ID is required and translators will be available on site. Walk ups...
Butte County, CAkubaradio.com


A wildfire in south Butte County late yesterday afternoon near the Gridley-Biggs cemetery, was apparently sparked by someone grinding metal according to investigators. The blaze was last reported 40% contained with forward progress stopped at 63 acres. At one point a Southern Pacific train loaded with lumbar traveled through the...
Greenville, CAactionnewsnow.com

Search & Rescue volunteers find missing Greenville infant

GREENVILLE, Calif. – A three-year-old infant in diapers was reporting missing from Williams Valley Road in Greenville on Saturday, before being found and returned to his family. Both the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue and the Butte County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue participated in the search efforts.
Oroville, CAOroville Mercury-Register

Oroville council votes for input on fire protection services

OROVILLE — The Oroville City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday to authorize staff to follow an agreement process to conduct a joint public meeting, notify the Local Agency Formation Commission, and other necessary internal processes in regards future fire protection services in Oroville. Mayor Chuck Reynolds, Vice Mayor Scott Thomson, and...