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What You Need to Know: Nov. 22

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Nov. 22.

Posted: Nov 22, 2018 9:19 AM

Camp Fire Latest Update

It's been exactly two weeks since the start of the Camp Fire which is now 153,336 acres and is 90 percent contained. More evacuation orders were lifted this morning by the Butte County Sheriff. 

Law Enforcement to Work Through Thanksgiving on Camp Fire Efforts

It may beThanksgiving, but crews are not stopping the search to recover remains in the debris of the Camp Fire. More than 1,000 law enforcement personnel will continue safety patrols and recovery efforts today.

Butte County Sheriff Lifts More Evacuation Orders

The sheriff has lifted more evacuation orders as of 8 a.m. this morning. The orders for Morgan Ridge Zone A and the Lower Pentz Zone are lifted for residents only. Non-residents will be allowed back tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. 

PG&E Facing Lawsuits in Camp Fire Investigation

The daughter of a man killed in the Camp Fire is among those now suing PG&E. The associated press says Neva Rodrigues filed suit Wednesday. At least two other lawsuits have been filed against the company by others who lost their homes in the fire. Cal Fire is still investigating the exact cause of the fire. 

More Norovirus Cases Detected in Butte County

Butte County Health officials say 145 people have presented symptoms related to norovirus since shelters opened. According to a virus specialist, the virus can be spread very quickly. Washing your hands often with soap and water is the best way to prevent catching the virus.

Anderson Man Facing Identity Theft Charges

A man arrested by Anderson police is now facing federal charges for identity theft in March 2018. Officers found William Ashley with mail belonging to almost 100 victims. Police say he stole several identities and opened fake bank accounts in their names. Police arrested Ashley Monday. He is now in federal custody.

Free Thanksgiving Meals for Those in Need

Thousands of evacuees and those in need will receive a Thanksgiving meal courtesy of World Central Kitchen. Click the link for a full list of meals and events in Butte County. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3147735

Reported Deaths: 36846
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles106550515184
San Bernardino2628581594
Riverside2585322777
San Diego2255582344
Orange2214932625
Santa Clara964351181
Kern89095590
Fresno847441043
Sacramento828611157
Alameda69693886
Ventura64404507
San Joaquin59395808
Contra Costa54416487
Stanislaus43938788
Tulare42759531
Monterey37285259
San Mateo33731340
San Francisco30027278
Santa Barbara26514264
Solano26494111
Imperial25562493
Merced25048324
Sonoma24761247
Kings19760160
Placer17675188
San Luis Obispo16437151
Madera13781151
Santa Cruz12687130
Marin11930163
Yolo11014138
Shasta9920129
Butte9711134
El Dorado800259
Sutter792783
Napa782847
Lassen526916
San Benito514348
Yuba504929
Tehama446846
Tuolumne344340
Nevada329674
Mendocino325635
Amador304232
Lake268132
Humboldt249425
Glenn198522
Colusa18549
Calaveras167223
Siskiyou148413
Mono11354
Inyo100729
Del Norte8732
Plumas6055
Modoc3873
Mariposa3464
Trinity3054
Sierra880
Alpine730
Unassigned00
Chico
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Chico
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Red Bluff
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Several inches of rain along with multiple feet of snow will fall Tuesday through Friday with the biggest winter storm so far this season. A widespread hard freeze will be seen in the valley Monday night.
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