What You Need to Know: Feb. 1

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Feb. 1, 2019.

Posted: Feb 1, 2019 9:25 AM
Updated: Feb 1, 2019 11:15 AM

Missing Los Molinos Boy Found

Freddy Preciado-Gonzalez, 13, of Los Molinos, was missing for hours before being back home safe and sound. The Tehama County Sheriff's Office says good samaritans found him around midnight in Mill Stream Mobile Home Park in Los Molinos.

Outrage Growing Against PG&E Bankruptcy

Outrage against PG&E's bankruptcy is growing with protestors now calling for state utility regulators to break up the company. The newly formed No PG&E Bailout Coalition demonstrated in Sacramento yesterday. The group believes the state should take over the utility company and payback fire victims. 

Paradise Town Council to Hold Special Meeting Monday

Looking ahead to Monday, the Paradise Town Council plans to hold a special meeting in the Town Council Chambers. This will be the first time the Paradise chambers have been used since the Camp Fire. That meeting is set for 8 a.m. on Monday morning in the Town of Paradise Council Chambers on the Skyway.

Deadline Extended to Turn in Right-of-Entry Forms

Camp Fire survivors now have a bit more time to turn in their Right-of-Entry forms. The new deadline is Friday, Feb. 15. County officials say they made the move after hearing that survivors needed more time. You can download the right of entry form HERE

Chico City Council Considering FEMA Trailers at Hegan Lane Business Park

Chico City Council is considering putting 48 FEMA trailers at the Hegan Lane Business Park, just west of the midway in south Chico. The meeting is this coming Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Chico City Council Chambers.

Three Butte County Residents Indicted for Trafficking Fentanyl-Laced Pills

Three men have now been indicted for trafficking fentanyl-lace pills in Butte County. Guillermo Ramirez, Justin Garcia and William Vollendroff were charged with distribution and conspiracy. Prosecutors say the men sold more than 1,000 fentanyl-laced pills which were made to look like oxycodone. 

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