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What You Need to Know: Jan. 2

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 2.

Posted: Jan 2, 2019 8:56 AM
Updated: Jan 2, 2019 9:18 AM

Chico Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspects

Chico police are on the hunt for suspects involved in two robberies at gunpoint within 24 hours. Police say the first happened at East Avenue Liquor at 11:40 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The second robbery was at All The Best Video, which happened New Years Day at around 11 p.m. Police haven't said whether the incidents are connected. 

Cal Fire Battling Pilot Fire in Humboldt County

Cal Fire is battling a new wildfire in Humboldt County. The Pilot Fire is 30 acres and is 60 percent contained at this time. The fire started just after 9 p.m. last night in the area of Pilot Ridge Road, just southwest of Willow Creek. Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

Suspected Cop Killer in Court Wednesday

Wednesday, Gustavo Arriaga will be arraigned on murder charges. He is accused of killing a Stanislaus County police officer. Prosecutors say he shot and killed Corporal Ronil Singh during a DUI traffic stop on Christmas day. 

Man Suspected of Shooting Police K9 in Court Wednesday

A man accused of shooting an Anderson police K9 is scheduled to go before a judge for the first time. Dillion Sullivan faces 17 charges, including attempted murder. Police say he shot K9 Chance in the ear during an arrest early Saturday morning.

Oroville City Council to Vote on Commercial Cannabis Ordinance

Wednesday night, the newly-elected Oroville City Council may decide to repeal the former council's Commerical Cannabis Ordinance. The former council had approved the ordinance in hopes of solving the city's massive budget issue. The council meeting is Wednesday night at 8 p.m. after new council members are sworn in. 

Chico City Council to Vote on PG&E Donation

Chico City Council will decide if they will accept a $50,000 donation from PG&E. It is intended to help offset costs to the city from the Camp Fire. Chico applied for the donation through PG&E's Better Together Giving Program late November. 

Chico City Council to Consider More Housing Options

The council will also consider more housing options within the city. In response to the Camp Fire, the council reduced building fees for tiny homes by 50 percent. Wednesday night, the council will further discuss the regulations surrounding tiny homes. That meeting starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday night at the city council chambers. 

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
75° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 75°
Willows
Clear
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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