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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: 333357

Reported Deaths: 7089
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1363573824
Riverside25748550
Orange25255424
San Diego19929422
San Bernardino19502307
Fresno828288
Imperial7977136
Alameda7976148
San Joaquin698870
Kern660198
Santa Clara6542167
Tulare5942152
Sacramento571483
Stanislaus497351
Contra Costa485290
San Francisco459050
Ventura424653
San Mateo4045112
Santa Barbara393131
Marin370232
Kings297039
Monterey279018
Solano207528
Merced188412
Sonoma181916
Placer111411
San Luis Obispo10065
Yolo92928
Madera8938
Santa Cruz5693
Napa5184
Lassen4280
Sutter4034
San Benito3622
Butte3384
El Dorado3070
Shasta2006
Yuba1983
Glenn1760
Humboldt1654
Nevada1631
Mendocino1320
Lake1211
Colusa1130
Tehama1071
Tuolumne730
Calaveras670
Del Norte610
Mono521
Siskiyou410
Amador400
Inyo351
Mariposa321
Plumas190
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 79°
Oroville
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 100° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 79°
Paradise
Clear
79° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 79°
Chester
Clear
67° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 67°
Red Bluff
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 76°
Willows
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 79°
Tuesday was another hot day for northern California, but a slight shift in our weather pattern Wednesday will make it hotter for everyone.
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