What You Need to Know: Dec. 3

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Dec. 3.

Posted: Dec 3, 2018 9:38 AM
Updated: Dec 3, 2018 10:08 AM

PG&E Worker Crashes Into Business

Chico police say a PG&E worker crashed into a building in Chico this morning. Police say a PG&E worker heading home after a long shift fell asleep at the wheel at around 4:50 a.m. Police say he crashed into a traffic light, and then backed into the business Intero. The worker was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.

Student Displaced by Camp Fire Head Back to School

Butte County students displaced by the Camp Fire are going back to school. The fire forced the closure of all 99 Butte County schools, affecting more than 31,000 students. Today, 87 of those schools will re-open. California's superintendent of public instruction, Tom Torlakson will hold a 9:30 a.m. press conference in Oroville.

Chico Police Searching for Armed Robber

Chico police are searching for a masked, armed robber this morning. He threatened Jon and Bon's employees at gunpoint on Mangrove Avenue last night. Investigators are viewing security camera video for leads this morning.

Four Arrested in Home-Invasion Robbery

Four people were arrested following an armed home-invasion robbery in Redding. The Sheriff's Office said these suspects tied up a couple with zip times at their home on Old Oregon Trail. Authorities said a neighbor came to their rescue and tried to block the suspects from getting away, before a reverse 911 was sent out to neighbors while authorities searched. All four were captured, and now face felony charges.

More Camp Fire Evacuation Zones to be Lifted

Butte County Sheriff's Office is lifting some zones in Magalia and Concow and downgraded other evacuations in Yankee Hill. Butte County environmental health is providing re-entry health and safety kits at checkpoints to those returning.

Camp Fire Community Meeting Tuesday

A Camp Fire community meeting is set for Tuesday in Oroville. It will be at the southside community center on lower Wyandotte Road from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. It will be streamed live on the Cal OES facebook page.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3543340

Reported Deaths: 49888
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles118349620069
Riverside2885413695
San Bernardino2850812651
Orange2598573848
San Diego2578053218
Santa Clara1095061747
Kern102137786
Fresno945841397
Sacramento926211446
Alameda797961200
Ventura76947805
San Joaquin662901042
Contra Costa61865653
Stanislaus55487937
Tulare47680731
Monterey42016323
San Mateo38552502
San Francisco33947394
Santa Barbara31630398
Solano29882161
Merced28749393
Sonoma27845295
Imperial26840587
Kings21916218
Placer19661231
San Luis Obispo19500221
Madera15325201
Santa Cruz14516174
Marin13083197
Yolo12689185
Shasta10950172
Butte10855158
El Dorado906995
Napa895068
Sutter881896
San Benito572358
Yuba571936
Lassen559419
Tehama506852
Tuolumne392959
Nevada390974
Mendocino379043
Amador343840
Humboldt313633
Lake310740
Glenn220723
Colusa212513
Calaveras190225
Siskiyou172013
Inyo127835
Mono12084
Del Norte9765
Plumas6516
Modoc4504
Mariposa3937
Trinity3525
Sierra990
Alpine800
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 44°
Oroville
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 51°
Chico
Clear
46° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 44°
Red Bluff
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 38° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 52°
Red Bluff
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 52°
Chico
Clear
48° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 45°
Strong wind continues to blow through the valley this afternoon, and will last through the evening. Thursday will still be a fairly breezy day, but the wind won't be as strong and our temperatures will be warmer. More wind is coming Friday and Saturday.
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