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What You Need to Know: July 3

Good morning North State! Here's what you need to know for your new day for July 3, 2018.

Posted: Jul 3, 2018 7:51 AM

1. Redding Fire Chief Dies
Redding Fire Chief Gerry Gray has passed away it happened Monday morning he was 54-years-old. No word yet on how he did. Flags outside of Redding City Hall will be flown at half-staff Tuesday.

2. Son Accused of Murdering Chico Mom
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old Alton Facciuto is being charged with strangling his mother to death. It happened on January 18, detectives say DNA evidence connects him directly to the murder.

3. Assault Outside Chico ‘Big Lots’
Chico police say 32-year-old Kyle Reeder randomly assaulted a woman with a heavy bike chain lock in the “Big Lots” parking lot. It happened around 5 p.m. Monday, Reeder is now facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon.

3. 'County Fire' grows to 60,000 Acres
The “County Fire” in Yolo County has doubled in size it is now 60,000 acres and only 5 percent contained as of Tuesday morning.

4. Lake County Fire 75% Contained
The “Pawnee Fire” in Lake County is 14,800 acres with 75 percent containment as of Tuesday morning. Twenty-two buildings have been destroyed.

5. Fireworks Set for Third and Fourth of July
There’s an early fireworks show at the Chico heat game Tuesday. It starts at 6:45 p.m. and then on July 4 there will be a show at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 799516

Reported Deaths: 15393
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2644146455
Riverside578831179
San Bernardino53359918
Orange526221182
San Diego45596773
Kern31712360
Fresno28019362
Sacramento21872399
Alameda20951397
Santa Clara20756304
San Joaquin20126437
Stanislaus16436345
Contra Costa16238204
Tulare15829259
Ventura12591146
Imperial11741317
San Francisco1094699
San Mateo9714144
Monterey970170
Santa Barbara8973113
Merced8828140
Kings756977
Sonoma7262120
Marin6641114
Solano627863
Madera445865
Placer353544
San Luis Obispo347929
Butte279043
Yolo278255
Santa Cruz22949
Sutter168911
Napa165313
San Benito132111
Yuba11367
El Dorado10884
Mendocino89418
Shasta75916
Lassen7360
Glenn5713
Tehama5334
Lake53011
Nevada5286
Colusa5246
Humboldt4967
Calaveras31414
Amador29616
Tuolumne2274
Inyo18715
Mono1652
Siskiyou1630
Del Norte1381
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc250
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Broken Clouds
77° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 78°
Oroville
Clear
79° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 80°
Paradise
Broken Clouds
77° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 78°
Chester
Clear
71° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 71°
Red Bluff
Clear
81° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 81°
Willows
Broken Clouds
77° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 78°
Mostly mild conditions are ahead for your Friday, but big changes are ahead for your weekend. Hotter temperatures, gusty north winds, and very dry conditions will result in high fire danger this weekend. Very hot conditions are ahead for next week.
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