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Forward progress of vegetation fire in Paradise stopped

PARADISE, Calif. - Firefighters stopped the forward spread of a vegetation fire in Paradise. CAL FIRE Butte County said the fire was on Pacheco Lane shortly before 2 p.m. on Saturday. Crews are cutting a containment line and mopping up. The fire was about a tenth of an acre.
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Protestors gather at Chico City Plaza following Roe v. Wade decision

CHICO, Calif. - Despite the Supreme Court's ruling, California will continue to protect women's rights until the point of fetus viability. More than a hundred people in the community gathered at Chico City Plaza on Friday evening in response to the decision. Other people in the community also reacted to...
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Firefighters stop spread of vegetation fire in Thermalito

THERMALITO, Calif. - Firefighters stopped the forward spread of a vegetation fire in Thermalito on Saturday morning. CAL FIRE Butte County said the fire was burning off of 18th Street and was about a quarter of an acre. It was burning behind several homes and all structure threats were mitigated.
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Chico set to clear out Comanche Creek, City updates shelter status

CHICO, Calif. - Chico will move through the Comanche Creek homeless camp site next Wednesday, June 29, 2022, handing out 7-day notices to the homeless living there. The city is trying to clear out the entire area all at once, but the settlement agreement says the city can only give notices and move out 50 homeless people at once.
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Jamie Lee Curtis plans movie about Camp Fire

PARADISE, Calif. - Hollywood actress Jamie Lee Curtis visited Paradise recently, and we now know why. She's planning to make a movie about the Camp Fire. Curtis posed for pictures with employees at the Holiday Market on the Skyway in late April. On Wednesday, she shared the news on Facebook,...
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From walk-on to ultra runner: a Chico State alum's path to ultramarathons

Chico State alum Tim Tollefson will run in the Western States 100 this weekend. He started competing in ultramarathons in 2014. From walk-on to ultra runner: a Chico State alum's path to ultramarathons. Chico State alum Tim Tollefson will run in the Western States 100 this weekend. He started competing...
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All-NSCIF baseball team: Colusa fills up NSCIF spots following 33-1 season

A person needs only one hand to count how many losses that the Colusa High baseball team has suffered in the last two seasons. The RedHawks are a combined 60-2 under head coach Eric Lay the last two years. This year’s group, headlined by a senior hurler and young phenom, went 33-1 and captured a Northern Section Division IV title in the return to a traditional postseason for the first time since 2019.
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Lake Oroville Community Update - June 24, 2022

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) paid apprenticeship program exams will be available June 24 to June 30 for those interested in applying for electrician, operator, mechanic, or utility craftsworker positions in California’s hydroelectric industry. Most apprenticeship positions have education requirements of equivalent to graduation from high school and knowledge of basic arithmetic and algebra, electrical fundamentals, and mechanical principles.
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Tree falls early Friday morning, barely missing home and cars in Chico

CHICO, Calif. - A Chico family had a close call early Friday morning, when a tree in their front yard splintered and fell within a few feet of their home. Around 1 a.m. Friday, a large part of the tree fell, barely missing their home and two cars in the driveway. The incident happened in the 12-hundred block of Dale Way on the city's east side off mariposa avenue.
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Camp Fire to be adapted for film by Jamie Lee Curtis

The bravery of Paradise residents amidst the destructive Camp Fire is coming to the big screen with the help of Jamie Lee Curtis. Deadline reports that Lizzie Johnson's book, "Paradise: One Town’s Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire" is going to be adapted into a feature film through Hollywood star Jamie Lee Curtis' production company, Comet Pictures. She will also be teaming with Blumhouse Pictures to develop the story.
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Paradise Irrigation District looking for a new director

The Paradise Irrigation District will hold a special meeting Monday to address an opening for District 1 director and ratify a new employee’s agreement. According to the agenda, District 1 Director Brian Shaw tendered his resignation on June 17. PID’s Executive Assistant Georgeanna Borrayo said that Shaw’s resignation was because he longer has property in Division 1 that he intends to build on.
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CAL FIRE knocks down Tehama County fire, power restored

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. 10:40 A.M. UPDATE - CAL FIRE has knocked down a vegetation fire just outside of the Corning city limits. Crews responded to the fire in the area of Orland Avenue and Samson Avenue around 8:20 a.m. When crews arrived, they found vegetation burning under solar panels and...
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Pay problems threaten contractors ahead of fire season

CHICO, Calif. - Fire season is here and CAL FIRE is on the front lines whenever a fire breaks out, but they do get some help. Private contractors step up to help those firefighters. However, one contractor who asked to stay anonymous told Action News Now that problems with pay...
CHICO, CA
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Protests in the Northstate: Breakdown of the Roe v. Wade decision

CHICO, Calif. — Hundreds gathered at the Chico City Plaza on Friday afternoon, reflecting other protests going on across the country, following the Supreme Court’s early morning announcement. The supreme court voted Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, which has stood for almost half a century. Roe v....
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