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News in Butte County, California
Butte County said to need space for more housing by 2022
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:00:28 -0700
OROVILLE >> Between now and 2022 Butte County has to have enough properly zoned land to provide an additional 2,974 residential units.
Butte, Glenn authorities prepare for Labor Day on Sacramento River
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:19:16 -0700
HAMILTON CITY >> Authorities in Glenn and Butte counties are gearing up for Labor Day weekend, but the hope is that an alcohol ban on the Sacramento River and a new "culture" in Chico will keep the usually rowdy holiday tame.
Statewide plastic bag ban could benefit Northstate economy
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:40:01 -0700
Butte County is home to three reusable bag companies that would stand to benefit from a statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags.
California Atheist Group Claims Adopt-A-Highway Sign Was Vandalized With 'God Loves' Stickers
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:15:13 -0700
An adopt-a-highway sign for an atheist group based in California was recently vandalized, the group claims, with an unknown party attaching a message on stickers that read: "God loves."
New groundwater rules are the biggest change to water law in our lifetime
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:45:27 -0700
SACRAMENTO >> The wild west of groundwater law is about to change in California. Friday the Legislature passed AB1739, which works with SB1168 to begin groundwater management.
Grading ordinance back on Butte board's agenda
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:48:24 -0700
OROVILLE >> Potential changes to the county's grading ordinance and a step toward adopting a new Butte County seal on the supervisors' agenda for Tuesday.
Gridley man pleads guilty to child pornography
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:14:04 -0700
Vincent Edward Farrell, 33, of Gridley entered a guilty plea in Butte County Superior Court Wednesday, August 13, 2014, to felony charges of possession of over 600 pornographic images of underage children engaged in sexual content.
11 human cases of West Nile Virus in Butte County
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:52:31 -0700
The statewide trend of increased cases of West Nile Virus includes Butte County, where 11 people have been confirmed to have contracted the virus, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.
Downtown Chico calm Friday as Labor Day weekend begins
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:30:27 -0700
CHICO >> Authorities in Butte County have beefed up their operations in preparation for Labor Day weekend, which traditionally has attracted thousands to the city.
State selling employment office in Oroville
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:37:22 -0700
OROVILLE >> Butte County residents who have been seeking employment-related services from the state including unemployment benefits will be encouraged to go online more as the Oroville office is shut down.