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What You Need to Know: Jan. 8

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 8, 2019.

Posted: Jan 8, 2019 8:54 AM
Updated: Jan 8, 2019 9:17 AM

Paradise High School Resumes Classes at Chico Airport

More than 700 Paradise High School students are set to resume classes near the Chico airport. Action News Now will dig deeper into the impacts, including traffic, possible liabilities and long-term safety issues associated with students located near a working airport. 

Tree Survey in Areas Affected by Camp Fire

Local agencies are starting to survey trees burned by the Camp Fire. The Butte County Fire Safe Council says this should help give an estimate of how much disaster assistance is needed. The community should expect crews around the areas until the end of the month.

Gridley City Council Officially Approves Lease Agreement with FEMA

Gridley City Council has approved a lease agreement with FEMA. Now, 350 families will live in trailers in the City Industrial Park in the south part of town. The city expects to hire two more police officers and a firefighter.

Contractor Shortage Concerns in Paradise

While the community is set to rebuild after the Camp Fire, there is a concern of a contractor shortage. Right now, Valley Contractors Exchange is working with the Chico Builder's Association, Butte College and the Alliance for Workforce Development to try to establish training courses to build a skilled labor force.

Gov. Newsom to Announce Executive Actions

Today, Governor Gavin Newsom is set to announce new executive actions in response to several destructive wildfires. We'll update you as we learn more.

Rail Service Returns to Hamilton City

Rail service is set to return to Hamilton City after more than a decade without it. The train will be used to deliver agriculture supplies twice a day to Nutrien Ag Solutions and at the Old Holly Sugar Facility in Hamilton City. 

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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