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Oroville Mercury-Register

Oroville schools get new social workers

OROVILLE — A myriad of community disasters over the past five years including the Oroville Dam spillway failure and numerous wildfires including the 2018 Camp Fire, 2020 North Complex with the addition of onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 have taken an undue toll on the mental health of those living in Butte County including youth.
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Public Health reports 16 Butte County COVID deaths in last week

OROVILLE — Following a rise in COVID-19 cases, Butte County Public Health has announced four additional deaths over the weekend. The county office warned in a news release additional deaths are expected to be verified this week but the office is waiting on reviews of medical records and the confirmation of death certificates before making any announcements.
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Butte County COVID disaster kept in effect

OROVILLE — In a move that was largely symbolic, a divided Butte County Board of Supervisors voted to retain a local emergency declaration related to COVID-19. The vote came after a long line of speakers urged the board to rescind the resolution, even though that wouldn’t change any existing rules concerning masks or vaccines or anything else about the response to the pandemic.
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Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte County Democrats weigh in post-recall election

BUTTE COUNTY — Despite Gov. Gavin Newsom’s apparent victory over the recall election to replace him on Tuesday night, Butte County results point toward a split opinion among voters. As of Wednesday morning, Butte County was reporting 100 percent of all votes counted for with 67,096 of 125,277 registered voters...
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Chico Enterprise-Record

Citizens helping redraw supervisor districts

OROVILLE — Butte County residents have been asked to help redraw the county supervisor districts, and a number of them have jumped at the opportunity. Tuesday a consultant told the Board of Supervisors that three public input sessions were well attended, and a number of citizens have actually drawn maps using an online tool at the districtr.org website.
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It's Election Day: Here's Where To Cast Your Ballot In The North State

It's the last day to vote to either recall Gov. Gavin Newsom or allow him to finish his term in office. Voters have until 8 p.m. to cast their votes. To learn more about the recall election, how to cast a provisional ballot if you're not registered, or find a list of general resources, read our article, "It's Recall Election Day In California: Here's How To Vote."
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Butte County surpasses 50% fully vaccinated for those who are eligible

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County has surpassed 50% of its eligible population being fully vaccinated. 52.85% of Butte County’s population who is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are fully vaccinated. Glenn County has also surpassed 50% with 52.6% of its population eligible for the vaccine being fully vaccinated.
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What you need to know: Sept. 15

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 15. The California Secretary of State's website shows all California counties have completed and reported vote tallies and 64% voted against the recall of Gov. Newsom. Even so, the Secretary of State reports that a majority of voters in our viewing area voted to recall Gov. Newsom.
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Voters in Butte County are heading out to drop off their ballots

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A lot of people were seen in Butte County on Tuesday heading to drop off their ballots or to vote in person. Car after car pulled up to the ballot drop-off box today to turn in their ballots for the recall election at places like the Butte County Library, Department of Employment and Social Services, and the Chico Masonic Center.
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Caltrans releases video for Highway 70-99 corridor plan

Caltrans released a virtual open house video presenting the State Routes 70-99 Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plan (SR 70-99 CMCP), according to an agency news release. SR 70-99 CMCP is a long-term transportation plan for the corridors in Butte, Sacramento, Sutter and Yuba counties. Future projects aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve livability in the community through operational improvements, technological advancements and increased multimodal options such as bike and pedestrian facilities, local and express bus routes, and passenger and freight rail, according to the release.
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Butte County reports increase in COVID-related deaths

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. — Butte County is seeing an increase in COVID-related deaths following a recent surge in cases. Four additional deaths were reported Monday, bringing the total to 221 since the pandemic began. The four additional deaths include people in the 55-64, 65-75, and 75+ age groups, according to Butte County Public Health.
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Butte County residents can submit redistrict map for review

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Butte County Board of Supervisors is responsible for making supervisorial districts and is asking for community input. Redistricting is based on data from the U.S. Census that is expected to be released at the end of Sept. The county redistricting process needs to be completed by...
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