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What You Need to Know: Jan. 14

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 14, 2019.

Posted: Jan 14, 2019 9:02 AM

Chico Police Investigating Mass-Overdose Incident

Chico police are investigating a mass overdose that killed one person and hospitalized more than a dozen others. Police say they believe the overdoses were caused by Fentanyl. Every EMT unit in the city responded to a home on Santana Court early Saturday morning. The Butte County Sheriff's Office has just released the identity of the victim killed Monday morning. 

PG&E CEO Resigns

PG&E CEO Geisha Williams has resigned. The utility officially declared bankruptcy on Monday in the face of billions in lawsuits from wildfires. PG&E is also discussing a $5 billion financing package with lenders that would allow the company to continue operating during chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Camp Fire Debris Cleanup Largest in State History

Lawmakers are now calling the Camp Fire debris cleanup the largest in state history. It is expected to cost $1.7 billion. The deadline to fill out a right-of-entry form is Jan. 31. 

Shasta County Jail Expands

More than 100 new beds have been added to the Shasta County Jail. The Redding Police Chief says the expansion should help keep repeat criminals in jail. The chief says over a six month period, the same 30 people accounted for more than 400 arrests.

Del Oro Water Safe to Drink

Del Oro Water Company says new test results show the water in the Del Oro area is safe to drink. Although, if you detect any orders you should report it. In the meantime, the Paradise Irrigation District says its customers should still be using bottled water. 

Voluntary Evacuation Orders in Place for Riverside County

Voluntary evacuations are ordered for areas of Riverside County burned by the Holy Gire ahead of a storm expected today in Southern California.

Partial Government Shutdown: Day 24

It's day 24 of the partial government shutdown and there's still no end in sight. Both sides remain deadlocked over funding a border wall. President Trump heads to New Orleans Monday to speak to the American Farm Bureau about the shutdown, as well as the ongoing trade negotiations with China. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 790096

Reported Deaths: 15056
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2614466366
Riverside574191162
San Bernardino52649908
Orange522011128
San Diego44925760
Kern31509354
Fresno27769355
Sacramento21628383
Alameda20641374
Santa Clara20511297
San Joaquin19841415
Stanislaus16351337
Contra Costa15958201
Tulare15599256
Ventura12406143
Imperial11583314
San Francisco1080799
San Mateo9598143
Monterey955067
Santa Barbara8880110
Merced8750134
Kings743077
Sonoma7112114
Marin6591112
Solano617555
Madera439162
Placer348841
San Luis Obispo339327
Butte276435
Yolo275454
Santa Cruz22188
Sutter164210
Napa162613
San Benito131011
Yuba11187
El Dorado10734
Mendocino85118
Lassen7350
Shasta70914
Glenn5503
Nevada5116
Colusa5106
Tehama5094
Lake49210
Humboldt4856
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2214
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1610
Del Norte1361
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc240
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 79°
Paradise
Few Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 75°
Chester
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 69°
Red Bluff
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 75°
Willows
Few Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 75°
Air quality is looking a bit better this morning, and we'll be staying warm for your first afternoon of the fall season. We'll be a little cooler and have a chance for some showers on Thursday. Dry and hotter conditions return for your weekend.
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