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What you need to know: August 14

A recap of what you need to know to start your day in the North State.

Posted: Aug 14, 2018 8:09 AM
Updated: Aug 14, 2018 10:27 AM

Utah Firefighter Killed While Battling the Mendocino Complex

A Utah firefighter has been killed while battling the Mendocino Complex fire on Monday.
This now marks 11 people killed in state wildfires this year.
The Mendocino Complex has burned nearly 350,000 acres and is the largest in California history.

Fallen Chico Firefighter's Memorial to be Held Friday

Cal Fire says a memorial service for Butte County Cal Fire Mechanic Andrew Brake will be held this Friday.
The public service will be held at 5 p.m. at Saint John Episcopal church in Chico.
Brake, of Chico, was killed in a vehicle crash last Thursday, while on his way to work on the Carr Fire.

Hirz Fire Community Meeting to Take Place tonight

A community meeting for those impacted by the Hirz Fire will take place tonight. It's happening at the Lakehead Lions Club at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Eight homes are evacuated and several campgrounds closed in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, north of the McCloud arm of Shasta Lake. The fire is now over 4,500 acres and five percent contained.

Most of Yosemite National Parks Reopens Today

Today, most of Yosemite National park is set to reopen.
It is after a 20-day closure that costs the surrounding communities an estimated $50 million in lost tourism revenue.
The nearby Ferguson Fire has burned over 96,000 acres and is 86 percent contained.
Two firefighters have lost their lives battling that fire.

Butte County Sheriff Launches Citizen Rim

The Butte County Sheriff's Office has launched a new website called Citizen RIMS.
It has an interactive map of crime data in your area, as well as news releases.

Chico Police Street Crime Unit Ends

The specialized Chico Police Street Crimes Unit has wrapped up operations for the summer.
The officers will be put back on patrol in the north and south campus areas, now that Chico State students are returning for the fall semester.
Police say they are hopeful city council will approve funding to re-instate the street crimes unit.

Parts of Southern Upper Bidwell Park Reopen After Stoney Fire

More areas of south Bidwell Park are reopening following the Stoney Fire.
The park division warns there are still potential hazards, such as weakened tree branches or smoldering tree roots.
They advise you stay on the trails.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 302484

Reported Deaths: 6859
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1249923690
Riverside23334533
Orange21517402
San Diego18402415
San Bernardino17414304
Imperial7654127
Fresno762787
Alameda7407146
San Joaquin606567
Kern597989
Santa Clara5678166
Tulare5509148
Sacramento493278
Stanislaus436450
Contra Costa435788
San Francisco414550
Ventura409353
Santa Barbara386829
San Mateo3787111
Marin322730
Kings285539
Monterey234317
Solano198527
Merced179312
Sonoma151914
Placer99311
San Luis Obispo8774
Madera8578
Yolo80228
Santa Cruz5063
Napa4664
Sutter3374
Butte3194
San Benito3112
El Dorado2920
Lassen2690
Shasta1766
Yuba1633
Humboldt1614
Glenn1590
Nevada1591
Mendocino1070
Colusa1030
Lake1011
Tehama981
Calaveras610
Tuolumne600
Del Norte580
Mono491
Amador360
Inyo341
Siskiyou330
Mariposa311
Plumas150
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
86° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 86°
Oroville
Clear
83° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 83°
Paradise
Few Clouds
86° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 86°
Chester
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 70°
Red Bluff
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 103° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 86°
Willows
Few Clouds
86° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 86°
Slightly hotter temperatures are ahead for your Friday and we'll continue to get even hotter through the middle of next week.
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