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Alcohol, sugary drinks, tobacco widely available in Butte County stores
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:36:39 -0800
New data reveals that Butte County stores sell more alcohol, sugary drinks and harmful tobacco products than other areas in the state, according to a report released Wednesday.
Sentinel Offender Services Partners with Butte County Sheriff’s Office to Form Successful ACS Program
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:22:19 -0800
Sentinel and Butte County Sheriff's Office are celebrating the triumph of an Alternative Custody Supervision (ACS) program that has seen great success at reducing recidivism after only two years. (PRWeb March 04, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11638524.htm
Unregulated Cannabis Wreaks Foothills Destruction in California
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 01:44:43 -0800
In the wilds of Butte County's foothills, where I live on an off-grid ridge, there used to be semi-abundant wildlife: skunks, raccoons, coyotes, bear. It was impossible to raise chickens on this ridge; the predators could break through any security...
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 00:12:45 -0800
Tod Kimmelshue awarded Butte County Farm Bureau's top honor OROVILLE — Butte County Farm Bureau recognized Tod Kimmelshue as the 2014 Member of the Year during the annual dinner Thursday.
Butte historians plan California Ripe Olive Day event Friday
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:16:05 -0800
OROVILLE — A slice of Oroville history will be highlighted Friday when the Butte County Historical Society holds the 2nd annual California Ripe Olive Day celebration.
Butte sheriff seeking grant to patrol Jonesville, national forests
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:07:27 -0800
The Butte County's Sheriff's Office is seeking a state grant to fund patrolling of off-highway recreation areas, and public comment is being accepted on the proposal.
Tehama County's unemployment rate rises to 11.3 percent
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:44:30 -0800
Red Bluff >> Job losses in the trade, transportation, utilities, government and farm industries led Tehama County's unemployment rate to climb to 11.
Butte County clerk-recorder reprimanded
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:30:22 -0800
OROVILLE >> Butte Count Clerk-Recorder Candace Grubbs has been the target of a workplace investigation into using county employee time for personal purposes, which has collected her a letter of reprimand and a referral to District Attorney Mike Ramsey "for any appropriate inquiry."
Interior Approves Mechoopda’s Trust Land for Gaming
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:04:45 -0800
A small California tribe will be able to move forward with its plan to develop an Indian gaming Casino on its land in the Sacramento Valley. On January 24, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn approved a request by the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria to acquire 626 acres in trust in Butte County, California, near the city of Chico for gaming purposes. The Mechoopda Tribe ...
Bloomin' beauties: Good almond bloom for growers good news for beauty-seekers, too
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 00:19:08 -0800
The almond blossoms have opened quickly, and mostly at the same time, making this weekend and next prime time to take a drive through the orchards.