New details on high-speed arrest in Chico
Agents found meth, heroin and Xanax in Jeffrey Rosandich's home.
Storm Tracker Forecast: Severe winter storm into your weekend
Throw on a warm extra layer, keep your umbrella handy and prepare for major travel impacts on tap for the next couple of days before you head out the door Friday. Heavy rain and snow, strong south winds and the potential for thunderstorms are all on the way for your Friday. Lower snow levels, heavy rain and snow, gusty south winds and the threat of thunderstorms will all be ahead for your weekend. Colder mornings and more wet weather is expected for the start of next week.
Utility Crews are ready for potential outages
PG&E said low snow can also create access issues for crews and delay power restoration.
Chase ends with fiery crash into home on the Esplanade, killing one and injuring 3
CHICO, Calif. - 9:26 A.M. UPDATE - The woman who died has been identified as 87-year-old Barbara Ferris. An early-morning chase in Chico ended with a car slamming into a home in the 900 block of the Esplanade and bursting into flames. The crash set the home on fire, killing...
CAL FIRE/ Butte County Fire hosted Japanese firefighters for a full week of training
CHICO, Calif. - Japanese firefighters from different parts of Japan were in Butte County doing fire training at the Openshaw Training Center with the CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire Department. This was the second time the department had hosted Japanese firefighters. "I think this very you know not that often so...
Why so much snow?
Action News Now Meteorologist Patrick Wright explained why this weather system is producing so much snow.
Durham woman reunites with her stolen truck
CHICO, Calif. - A Durham woman has reunited with her stolen truck. Yesterday, Action News Now reported about a stolen Ford truck in Durham and now the truck is back with its owner. This incident happened to Mckenna Lowe, when her red Ford truck was stolen from her on her...
Chico State Car Burglaries
University police arrested two teenage boys who they say were breaking into cars on the Chico State campus.
High-speed chase ends in collision and fatality
A police chase Friday morning ended with a vehicle crashing into a home in the 900 block of the Esplanade. The crash set the house on fire killing Chico resident Barbara Ferris inside the building. At around 1:30 a.m., a Ford Mustang rolled through the Big Chico Creek stop sign...
Differentiating this storm from others
Action News Now Meteorologist Patrick Wright explained why this storm isn't an atmospheric river.
Northstate braces for year's worst storm: Butte County Public entities prepare
CHICO, Calif. — “You never really can quite tell exactly what mother nature is going to throw at us,” said Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Regional Vice President Joe Wilson. The Northstate braces for what could be considered the worst storm of the year, public entities like...
Chico has announced more homeless camp clear outs
Seven day notices will be handed out to 12 people who are camping along Lindo Channel on March 7.
Chico's Seafood Scene: Unveiling Three Restaurants That Are Making Waves
In this article, we're exploring three top-notch seafood restaurants in Chico. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Severe Winter Storm Alert: Butte County Sets Up Information Line for Local Residents
Butte County, California is facing a severe winter storm. High winds and blizzard conditions are impacting mountain areas. Residents above 2000’ elevation are warned of dangerous travel conditions. Road closures and power outages are likely. Butte County Emergency Management has set up a storm information line at 530.552.3020. For emergencies, residents should call 9-1-1.
Snow arriving in some parts of Butte County
Action News Now Meteorologist Patrick Wright was live in Paradise and talked to some community members about the potential snow.
2 trucks crash on Highway 99 at Southgate Avenue
CHICO, Calif. - Two trucks crashed on Highway 99 at Southgate Avenue in Chico Thursday afternoon. The CHP said the first call about a multi-vehicle crash came in at around 3:37 p.m. The CHP said they arrived about one minute later. The CHP said the cause of the crash was...
High-speed chase leads to arrest in Butte County
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - 10:24 A.M. UPDATE - O’Brien said during the pursuit, it is believed the suspect was able to discard a large amount of drugs into Big Chico Creek out of his window. The creek is swollen from recent rain and O’Brien said his team located evidence...
Debajito brings diverse mix of rhythms to Chico dance floors
If not for some creative thinking on the part of its members, Chico’s Debajito could have been just another creative casualty of the COVID-19 crisis. An early incarnation of the group played just one show at Tender Loving Coffee before the virus – and accompanying shutdowns – struck our area. With the standard venues shuttered and indoor gatherings prohibited, the members of Debajito started their own pandemic-era scene.
Chico man previously convicted of hate crimes pleads no contest to new hate crimes
CHICO, Calif. — A man who had previously been convicted of a hate crime, and spent prison time for, was back in Butte County Superior Court Wednesday for charges related to new hate crimes, according to the Butte County District Attorney's Office. Thomas Bona, 39, pleaded no contest to...