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Man arrested following string of trailer thefts in Butte County

CHICO, Calif. - Chico Police Department arrested a man suspected of stealing four trailers in Butte County. Detectives with the Chico Police Department were alerted by CHP officers that a man named David Jones, 52, had arranged to sell a trailer on Facebook Marketplace at the parking lot of a nearby casino.
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Fentanyl, Meth, Heroin, Cocaine Arrest in Oroville

(Oroville, CA) – The Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force & Butte County Sheriff’s Office Special Enforcement Unit served a search warrant at 2225 C Street in Oroville where they reportedly seized 1.7 ounces of meth, 1/4 ounce of heroin, .77 grams of combined fentanyl & meth, .63 grams of cocaine and 20 Norco pills.
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PG&E to cash in on underground power line project

PARADISE, Calif. - Pacific Gas and Electric is working to put 10,000 miles of power lines underground in high fire risk areas but the company will make money on the project. "I was elected two days before the fire," said Paradise Mayor Steve Crowder. "We lost our home and business in the fire. I spent that day up here in Paradise, helping evacuate."

City of Chico issues 7-day notices to homeless at Comanche Creek

CHICO, Calif. - The City of Chico began issuing seven-day notices to people camping at Comanche Creek. Interim City Manager Paul Hahn said the plaintiffs and the City of Chico agreed that the city could clear out the area at once, even though the settlement agreement says the city can only meet with a maximum of 50 homeless people at once.

California Man Uses Billboards to Show Photos of the State’s Decline

A photographer has paid to put his own images of Californian decline on giant billboards, focusing on the state’s problems with wildfire, drought, and housing. Thomas Broening’s 35mm project, The End of the Dream, has hit the headlines after Broening paid for his photographs, that depict a bleak and gritty California, to be displayed on billboards.

Woman dies after she was hit by a vehicle in Chico

CHICO, Calif. 4:40 P.M. UPDATE - An 86-year-old woman who was taken to the hospital after she was hit by a vehicle on Forest Avenue Tuesday morning has died, the Chico Police Department said. When officers arrived to Hartford Drive and Forest Avenue around 10 a.m., they found Martha Davis...

LOCAL EVENTS: Northstate Fourth of July Celebrations

NORTHSTATE, Calif. — Independence Day is just around the corner! That means barbecues, parades, fireworks and jubilant celebrations will be taking place all across the Northstate. See what events your local community has planned for the holiday:. REDDING — FREEDOM FESTIVAL & FIREWORKS. Redding's Fourth of July celebration...

Oroville man arrested for meth, heroin, and fentanyl posession

OROVILLE, Calif. — A 69-year-old Oroville man, Donnie Broadway, has been arrested after narcotics agents say he was found with methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl. On June 24th, Agents from the Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force conducted a search warrant on Broadway's property. In the search, they say they...

Burrows Fire containment increased to 75%, remains at 317 acres

GLENN COUNTY, Calif. 9:50 A.M UPDATE - CAL FIRE Tehama-Glenn Unit says the Burrows Fire containment has increased to 75% and remains at 317 acres burned. At about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, CAL FIRE reported that the forward progress of the fire had been stopped. The fire is located on County...

69-year-old man arrested after agents found meth, heroin

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A man was arrested on multiple drug charges on Friday Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force (BINTF) served a search warrant in Oroville. BINTF arrested Donnie Broadway, 69, after locating 48 grams of methamphetamine, six grams of heroin, nearly a gram of cocaine and fentanyl combined, more than one gram of cocaine and 20 norco pills.

Jamie Lee Curtis And Blumhouse Pictures Team For 2018 Camp Fire Movie

PARADISE (CBS13) — Jamie Lee Curtis and Blumhouse Pictures are teaming up to make a movie about the 2018 Camp Fire that killed more than 80 people. According to Deadline, the movie is based on Lizzie Johnson’s book Paradise: One Town’s Struggle To Survive An American Wildfire. The film will be centered on a bus driver and school teacher who helped navigate a bus full of children through the fire. No release date has been given.

City of Chico given permission to clear out Comanche Creek camps

CHICO, Calif. — The City of Chico has begun the process of clearing out roughly 100 transients from Comanche Creek. The city began issuing seven-day notices to people Wednesday morning after requesting an exception to a settlement agreement with homeless advocates that limited their ability to clear camps to those of 50 people at a time.

Orland History Camp returns July 11-15

The Orland Historical & Cultural Society will host History Camp XXVII July 11-15. “This OHCS sponsored event is designed for students in grades 3-6 who have an interest in learning about the Orland community’s proud history,” read a release issued by event organizers. “Students need to have finished third grade to participate.”

Artist to discuss backstory of Orland statue

For the July installment of its “First Friday of the month” event, the Orland Art Gallery will present an evening with sculptor Carl Ciliax entitled “Sagebrush and Silence: The Back Story.”. “Sculptor Carl Ciliax is a teller of stories, and the story of the creation of the...