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Butte County officials issue warning about suspicious mail

OROVILLE, Calif. — Butte County officials issued a warning Monday surrounding suspicious mail that has been circulating in the county. The sender claims that the mail is from a "local records office," according to the Butte County Clerk-Recorder. The clerk's office says that the mail in question is not affiliated...
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Chico, CAactionnewsnow.com

Police arrest armed felon in downtown Chico

CHICO, Calif. - Chico Police Department responded to a call of a person passed out in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle on 222 Main St. Sunday at midnight, the police department said. Officers identified the person as 30-year-old Rogelio Miguel Martinez. They determined he was intoxicated. The police...
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Westwood, CAPlumas County News

Fire professional provides additional data on Dixie Fire

Zeke Lunder, a Westwood native and fire professional now living in Chico, has amassed a following on Facebook and Twitter during the Dixie Fire. He has consistently supplied relevant and factual information, and even some insightful forecasts, often before the official Cal Fire and USFS sources. This morning, July 26, he has provided another interesting briefing regarding the fire’s spread:
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Chico, CAactionnewsnow.com

2 vehicle crash in Chico sends 2 to hospital

CHICO, Calif.- A two-vehicle crash on East 9th Ave. and Mangrove Ave. sent two people to the hospital and caused traffic delays at the intersection. Just before 1 p.m. a black Jeep and a white Dodge SUV crashed in the middle of the intersection of East 9th Ave. and Mangrove Ave., according to the Chico Police Department.
Chico, CAcrimevoice.com

Parolee with a Felony Warrant Apprehended By K9 Pax

Originally published as a City of Chico press release – “On 07/20/21 just after 7pm, a Chico Police Officer attempted to conduct a vehicle stop at W. Shasta Ave and Esplanade. The driver fled at a high rate of speed. Officers began to pursue, but shortly thereafter terminated their pursuit due to the high speed.
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Dixie Fire Grows To 192,849 Acres; 21% Contained

BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Dixie Fire impacting Butte and Plumas counties. 10:15 p.m. The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office said more than 4,000 county residents are under mandatory evacuation orders. Authorities said there isn’t an immediate plan to evacuate the town of Quincy, however, the situation remains monitored. Damage assessments are being conducted where possible. 9:00 p.m. In addition to the 16 structures that have been destroyed, at least one other has been damaged. According to Cal Fire, the Dixie Fire slightly grew into the night to burn 192,849 acres while it remained 21% contained. Evacuation orders for several areas remain in place....
Chico, CAChico Enterprise-Record

Police respond to downtown Chico shooting, arrest 1 in separate incident Sunday

CHICO — Police responded to two incidents involving firearms, including one shooting, approximately 90 minutes apart Sunday morning in downtown Chico. The shooting occurred at 1:29 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Broadway Street. Chico police dispatch received a call about the shooting, and an officer patrolling the area also heard the sound of gunshots, according to a press release from the Chico Police Department.
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Storm Tracker Forecast: Cloudy & cooler with active weather possible Monday

Clouds have increased across northern California, and most of us will end up with temperatures below to around average on Monday. There will also be a chance for some showers and thunderstorms across our region this afternoon and evening. High pressure is still centered to our east, and will pull monsoonal moisture north into our region over the next couple of days. This will result in cooler temperatures, cloudy skies, and the potential for showers and thunderstorms across northern California through Wednesday. We have partly to mostly cloudy skies overhead for the start of your Monday, and we'll continue to have clouds overhead through the day. Air quality impacts are mostly limited to the Butte County foothills, Plumas County, and areas closest to the Nevada border Monday morning. There are also weaker air quality impacts in the northern end of the valley and northern mountains early today. Temperatures are starting out in the 60's to 70's in the valley and foothills, while mountain areas have dipped into the 50's to 60's overnight. We'll have winds out of the northeast to around 10mph this morning, but south winds will return for your afternoon and evening. Sustained winds up to 15mph out of the south will be possible today, and we could see gusts up to around 25mph. Stronger gusts could develop locally around active weather if thunderstorms do develop later today. High temperatures are projected to top out in the 92 to 99 degree range in the valley, in the 80's in the foothills, and in the 80's to 90's in the mountains on Monday afternoon.
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Some US Postal Service offices closed due to the Dixie Fire until further notice

Due to the Dixie Fire, several local Post Offices will be closed and the mail diverted to the Midtown Chico Post Office. Plumas News contacted the Midtown Office to see what the process would be for residents to access their mail, since obviously all direct routes to Chico are currently closed. Plumas News was told that postal officials were meeting about the issue and more information would be available tomorrow. During the Camp Fire, mail for Paradise residents was held in Chico until such time as the local post office reopened and then the mail was forwarded for distribution. There was also an option for residents to go to the Chico Post Office to pick up mail. It could be expected that mail for all of the post offices will be held in Chico, but that will be confirmed as soon as the information becomes available.
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