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Firefighters contain Paradise spot fire

PARADISE, Calif. - Firefighters contained a spot fire in Paradise Monday afternoon. CAL FIRE Butte County responded to a 50-foot by 50-foot fire off of Thornburg Road around 1:30 p.m. CAL FIRE called it the Thorn Fire.
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City of Chico inching closer to clearing encampments at Comanche Creek

CHICO, Calif. - The City of Chico is eyeing Comanche Creek as its next target for illegal homeless camps, but it needs permission to tackle it all at once. Interim City Manager Paul Hahn hopes all the homeless camped there will move into the Pallet or Torres Shelters. First, the city needs the green light from the original eight homeless people who sued the city.
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Butte County DA sends warning about fireworks ahead of Fourth of July

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The Butte County District Attorney sent a warning on Monday reminding the public that any possession of fireworks within unincorporated portions of Butte County is illegal. District Attorney Mike Ramsey said Oroville and Gridley allow for the sales of “safe and sane” fireworks within their city...
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Oakland photographer puts images of California decline on billboards around state

OAKLAND (KPIX) -- Some say California is dying, submerged in a housing crisis and devastated by year-round wildfires.An Oakland-based photographer just paid for billboards in Oakland to highlight the crises California faces. He's displaying his own photos on the billboards."I've been shooting my whole life, since I was 15," said photographer Thomas Broening. "When I'm shooting, I'm looking for something out of the ordinary."He's traveled around the world for his work and says there's no place better than California."I love California. I raised four children here," he said.But he says that, in the past decade, the Golden...
OAKLAND, CA
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Forward progress of Monument Fire has been stopped

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. 4:20 P.M. UPDATE- Firefighters say the forward progress of the Monument Fire near the Thermalito Afterbay has been stopped at about two to three acres. Firefighters will remain at the scene for a couple of hours to mop up. CAL FIRE Butte County said the fire was...
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COVID-19: Chico, CA Metro Area Among the Safest in America

The U.S. reported over 665,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending June 26, bringing the total count to more than 85.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 1,005,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise, albeit at a slowing rate. […]
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Chico firefighters rescue kitten in steel pillar

CHICO, Calif. - Chico firefighters rescued a kitten in distress Sunday afternoon. Firefighters say the kitten entered the steel pillar through an opening in the top and slid. They don't know long the cat had been stuck in there. They say they had to use several tools to safely retrieve the kitten.
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Apartments safely evacuated during fire in Oroville late Sunday

OROVILLE, Calif. - An apartment building was evacuated late Sunday night when a fire broke out in Oroville. The fire started just after 10 p.m. Sunday at Highlands Apartments in the 200 block of Table Mountain Boulevard on the city's north side. Butte CAL FIRE said two of the eight...
OROVILLE, CA
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163rd Yuba-Sutter Fair concludes

The Upton family has a long line of livestock owners. Taylor Upton, 21, raised a variety of livestock all the way through high school before giving way to her younger brother and younger sister who are currently in the process of raising livestock each year for the Yuba-Sutter Fair. Jaden...
YUBA CITY, CA
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Oakland photographer raising awareness on climate change through billboard campaign

OAKLAND, Calif. - An Oakland photographer is hoping to raise awareness about climate change and the housing crisis through a series of billboards. Thomas Broening said he spent the past year and a half traveling through California, taking pictures of areas impacted by drought, fire, and homelessness. He put those images on eight billboards in Oakland, six in Oroville, and plans to have more next month in Los Angeles. He calls the campaign, ‘The End of the Dream.’
OAKLAND, CA
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Josh Blumm

Josh Blumm is elevated to Revenue Manager the Results Radio Chico, CA cluster. Blumm joined the company in 2019 and most recently served as an account executive. He succeeds Nicole Shuba, who exited in 2021. The Chico cluster includes adult hits “92.7 Bob-FM” KBQB, CHR “Power 102.1” KCEZ, “106.7 Z-Rock” KRQR, and classic rock “Thunder 100.7” KTHU.
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