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Here's what you need to remember from the week for Friday, March 19.

Posted: Mar 19, 2021 9:00 PM

Here's what you need to remember from the week for Friday, March 19.

Some beds available at 'The Chico Rescue Mission' for qualified homeless in Chico
On Monday, The Chico Rescue Mission, also known as The Well, said they have 40 beds available. But not everyone qualifies for the program. Executive Director Larry Mifflin said people have to want to be there, change and do their program that leads to 90% of graduates finding full-time jobs.

St. Patrick's Day one year later, bars are open, but protocols have to be followed first
2020 St. Patrick’s Day was one many won’t forget as most bars across the country were closed. In 2021, people waited a year to spend the holiday at Riley’s. Due to COVID restrictions, the bar can only have a 25% capacity, which left people waiting about an hour to get in to celebrate.

Torres Shelter unveils new expansion plan
The homeless shelter will soon be offering more shelter for those in need. The Torres Shelter revealed a three-phase expansion plan. Phase 1 includes adding 50 new beds, with 20 of those being available in August. For complete details about the shelter expansion, visit the article.

Students in Orland to return to full in-person classes
Orland Unified School District said they will return to full-time in-person learning. The classrooms will be rearranged and student’s schedules will change. The superintendent said 85% of their student will return on April 12, after spring break.

One year later: three-part story remembering the California stay-at-home order
In part one, Anchor Alan Marsden remembers the events that lead to Gov. Gavin Newsom announcing the stay-at-home order on March 19, 2020. In part two, Marsden talks with a local restaurant owner about his fight to keep his three restaurants in business. Lastly, part three about moving forward with COVID-19 restrictions and what health experts are predicting.

Chico
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 80°
Oroville
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 78°
Paradise
Clear
81° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 79°
Chester
Clear
71° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 71°
Red Bluff
Clear
71° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 71°
Willows
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 98° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 80°
It was slightly hotter today around northern California with far more sun than cloud cover. We'll have another mostly sunny and hot day on Thursday, but changes will arrive before the week is complete.
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