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.

Cases: 3577966

Reported Deaths: 52798
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles119433321569
Riverside2903253829
San Bernardino2868142952
Orange2616083952
San Diego2610013317
Santa Clara1109111797
Kern103622902
Fresno956771451
Sacramento936781488
Alameda808731244
Ventura77849858
San Joaquin670401140
Contra Costa62818681
Stanislaus56323950
Tulare48086766
Monterey42316329
San Mateo39096521
San Francisco34318422
Santa Barbara32087416
Solano30163164
Merced29195405
Sonoma28222298
Imperial26913638
Kings22091220
Placer19882232
San Luis Obispo19724236
Madera15505214
Santa Cruz14700183
Marin13261197
Yolo12854185
Shasta11045179
Butte10981167
El Dorado9168100
Napa905671
Sutter888698
San Benito577261
Yuba577137
Lassen562319
Tehama510452
Nevada397974
Tuolumne396359
Mendocino382143
Amador346941
Humboldt321933
Lake316441
Glenn223223
Colusa213913
Calaveras191149
Siskiyou177914
Inyo131737
Mono12144
Del Norte10075
Plumas6536
Modoc4594
Mariposa3957
Trinity3725
Sierra1000
Alpine820
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 72° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 35°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 69° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 44°
Chico
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 35°
Chico
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 35°
We've had beautiful weather over northern California today and it will continue through Wednesday before changes begin. Those changes will first involve cooler air and stronger wind, with rain and snow chances following.
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