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Candidates for judgeship address local lawyers
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:35:02 -0700

Chico >> Two legal professionals vying for a local judgeship in the June 3 election addressed Butte County attorneys Thursday.

Woodland's Twyla Thompson being honored at 2014 Common Threads
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:43:24 -0700

Four Northern California women who have made extraordinary contributions to agriculture and their communities have been selected as recipients of the 2014 Common Threads Award. They will be honored during a luncheon and awards ceremony Thursday, April 24, at UC Davis.

Our Lady of the Rockies Statue Turned Red After Prank
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:52:36 -0700

According to the Butte-Silver Bow County Police Department, the "Our Lady of the Rockies Statue" turned red on Wednesday night after four young adults put cellophane over the white lights.

CUSD board opposes disease-causing bugs, delays solar power vote
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:36:30 -0700

CHICO >> Effectively the Chico Unified School District board of trustees took the position they are opposed to disease-spreading insects, and they want to delay a decision on how to finance a new round of solar arrays.

Butte County farmers show and tell for governor candidate Kashkari
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:37:26 -0700

A visit that was part stump speech and part education on Northern California water issues had gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari in Oroville and Richvale Friday.

California County Could be State's First to Ban Fracking
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 01:24:56 -0700

Image: Supervisor Steve Lambert, above, surpirsed activists by introducing a motion to ban fracking in Butte County. Photo credit: Karen LasloA majority on the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to draft an ordinance that would ban fracking, a step...

Several emergency response agencies come together for intense training in Butte County
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:27:53 -0700

Dozens of emergency responders from across California took part in CAL FIRE Butte County's water and aviation workshop this week.

California Home Sales Spring Higher in March, but Diminishing Affordability Sapping Market, C.A.R. Reports
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:08:00 -0700

California’s housing market ticked upward in March to reach the highest level in four months, but sales were still lower than a year ago as declining housing affordability continue

72-Year-Old Man Pleads Not Guilty to Deliberate Homicide
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:53:21 -0700

A 72-year-old Butte man denies allegations he killed another 72-year-old man at the Continental Gardens assisted living home last month

Two Butte educators honored
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:37:30 -0700

Kelly Staley, Chico Unified School District superintendent, and Randy Wise, personnel/human resources administrator for the Butte County Office of Education, have been selected by the Association of California School Administrators Region 2 as