What you need to know: April 2

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on April 2, 2019.

Posted: Apr 2, 2019 8:34 AM
Updated: Apr 2, 2019 9:21 AM

Gates of Oroville Dam Spillway to open for the first time in 2 years

Two years after the evacuations, the Department of Water Resources is preparing to open the spillway gates for the first time since reconstruction. There is a press conference at 9 a.m. Stay with Action News Now for the latest developments.

Chico City Council to discuss housing, cannabis committee, climate emergency

Tuesday night, the Chico City Council will discuss a host of issues at its meeting including Camp Fire housing, a cannabis committee, and whether to declare a 'climate emergency.' The council will also hear from neighbors on Royce Lane working to repeal the placement of temporary housing near their homes. The meeting starts at 6 p,m. on Tuesday in the City Council Chambers.

Officials hand out seeds to Shasta County community members

On Tuesday, officials will be handing out more than 2,000 seedlings to community members in Shasta to begin planting. For those that want to take part in this effort, people can pick up seeds at the Old School House parking lot in Shasta at 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Contractor leasing Tuscan Ridge Golf Course to Camp Fire workers

A contractor is leasing the Tuscan Ridge Golf Course to 1,500 Camp Fire workers. Crews will build 390 trailers on the course. The lease is for the next 9 months.

Releases from Keswick Dam expected to increase Wednesday

Releases into the Sacramento River from the Keswick Dam are expected to ramp up Wednesday. Dam officials will increase it to 20,000 cubic feet per second on Wednesday at 9 a.m.

Sinkhole closes bus stop in Redding

A sinkhole has shut down a bus stop in Redding in the parking lot of the Shasta County Health and Human Services building off Breslauer Way. Workers say it was caused by a ruptured pipe in the ground. Raba Bus Service will be stopped in the area until that hole is fixed. There is no word yet on how long those repairs will take.

Snow, rain causes travel impacts in the Sierra

Melting snow and rain in the Sierra caused major impacts to some roadways. Highway 89 is currently dealing with three major slide areas. Highway 50 is open after closing Monday due to mudslides and dangerous roadway conditions. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3235045

Reported Deaths: 38268
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles108548815614
San Bernardino2685421719
Riverside2668492970
Orange2391752768
San Diego2300662421
Santa Clara991741278
Kern91119591
Fresno863361084
Sacramento846531194
Alameda71298906
Ventura67066546
San Joaquin60545844
Contra Costa55593492
Stanislaus49500803
Tulare43574542
Monterey38434261
San Mateo34510356
San Francisco30734293
Santa Barbara27149267
Solano27141118
Imperial25745510
Merced25743332
Sonoma25160251
Kings20223161
Placer18034188
San Luis Obispo17151161
Madera14068175
Santa Cruz13088136
Marin12067166
Yolo11276146
Shasta10144132
Butte9865136
El Dorado824566
Sutter812984
Napa807050
Lassen530916
San Benito523851
Yuba522730
Tehama456446
Tuolumne351241
Nevada339473
Mendocino332236
Amador307433
Lake272932
Humboldt265227
Glenn202822
Colusa19079
Calaveras171323
Siskiyou150413
Mono11454
Inyo105329
Del Norte8783
Plumas6185
Modoc3924
Mariposa3575
Trinity3065
Sierra950
Alpine740
Unassigned00
Chico
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The first wave of rain, snow and wind has moved over California, but many more chances for rain, snow and gusty wind are in our short term and long term forecast. After a relatively quiet evening, we can expect more rain and snow starting early Thursday morning.
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