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.

Confirmed Cases: 122168

Reported Deaths: 4444
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles596922532
Riverside8303345
San Diego7798283
Orange6783165
San Bernardino5650209
Alameda364197
Santa Clara2850144
San Francisco264443
Imperial249330
Kern246245
San Mateo224484
Tulare208392
Fresno194437
Santa Barbara171414
Contra Costa154738
Sacramento149058
Ventura119035
Kings11876
San Joaquin102436
Stanislaus79230
Monterey62110
Sonoma5934
Solano55922
Marin52517
Merced3107
San Luis Obispo2881
Placer2599
Santa Cruz2192
Yolo21624
Madera1293
Napa1263
Humboldt1044
El Dorado980
San Benito962
Butte601
Nevada491
Sutter482
Del Norte470
Shasta404
Mono371
Mendocino330
Yuba311
Lake300
Inyo201
Glenn170
Calaveras160
Mariposa161
Amador100
Siskiyou90
Colusa70
Tehama61
Tuolumne50
Lassen50
Plumas40
Alpine20
Sierra10
Trinity10
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 70°
Oroville
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 70°
Paradise
Few Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 70°
Chester
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 62°
Red Bluff
Clear
72° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 72°
Willows
Few Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 70°
Today will be nice but much cooler weather this weekend with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mostly in the north valley and mountains. We heat up again next week.
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