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What you need to know: April 8

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on April 8, 2019.

Posted: Apr 8, 2019 8:25 AM

Additional measles case confirmed in Butte County

there is now a sixth case of measles in Butte County. The most recent areas of exposure are the Chipotle on Mangrove Avenue and the Cinemark Theatre on East Avenue in Chico. The potential exposure time was last Sunday afternoon, March 31. We have a list of potential exposure locations in this link

Assemblyman Gallagher to introduce legislation to speed up Butte County housing projects

Assemblyman James Gallagher will introduce legislation to help speed up housing projects in Butte County. The legislation will be introduced at the natural resources committee in the state capitol at 2:30 p.m. Assemblyman Gallagher is inviting anyone in support of the bill to attend, in hopes of pushing the bill through. 

New details emerge in 2017 murder of Chico father

Two years since the body of a 28-year-old father was found in Chico, his mother says new evidence points to the killer. Sheriff's deputies found Joseph Strickland's body behind an abandoned silo near Chico River Road and Tafee Avenue. 

Authorities investigating Chico house fire

Chico Fire is investigating a house fire that broke out at a home in the 1100 block Ivy Street in Chico around 12:30 a.m. Firefighters knocked it down quickly and there were no injuries.

Manhunt underway for Orland bank robbery suspect

Police are on the hunt for an Orland bank robbery suspect. Authorities have a photo of the suspect, Kenneth Meza, as well as the truck they believe he is driving. He is wanted for the robbery of the Redding Bank of Commerce two weeks ago. Police said he has not been seen since the robbery. 

Shasta County cemeteries set to reopen after storm damage

Two Shasta County cemeteries are set to open following weeks of storm damage clean up. The Whiskeytown and Cottonwood cemeteries have been closed since early March due to fallen trees and branches  California Conservation Corps helped in the cleanup.

Department of Water Resources tests Oroville Dam Spillway power

The Department of Water Resources is testing the Oroville Dam Spillway's power. The department shut down releases from the Hyatt Powerplant to ramp up releases from the main spillway Sunday morning. Authorities said this change will not impact the Feather River. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 318761

Reported Deaths: 7027
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1303943795
Riverside24765537
Orange23901421
San Diego19371422
San Bernardino18912304
Fresno790687
Imperial7827135
Alameda7725148
Kern633997
San Joaquin627968
Santa Clara5983166
Tulare5678152
Sacramento533981
Stanislaus463351
Contra Costa460589
San Francisco442650
Ventura424653
San Mateo3949112
Santa Barbara393131
Marin343430
Kings289839
Monterey254018
Solano207528
Merced188412
Sonoma165014
Placer105511
San Luis Obispo9054
Madera8938
Yolo83928
Santa Cruz5683
Napa4774
Sutter3724
Butte3384
San Benito3362
El Dorado3070
Lassen2750
Shasta1876
Yuba1803
Humboldt1654
Glenn1640
Nevada1631
Colusa1130
Mendocino1130
Lake1081
Tehama1041
Calaveras670
Tuolumne640
Del Norte600
Mono501
Siskiyou410
Amador400
Inyo341
Mariposa311
Plumas170
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
93° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 93°
Oroville
Clear
93° wxIcon
Hi: 105° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 93°
Paradise
Clear
93° wxIcon
Hi: 97° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 93°
Chester
Clear
83° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 83°
Red Bluff
Clear
97° wxIcon
Hi: 105° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 97°
Willows
Clear
93° wxIcon
Hi: 107° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 93°
There is a Red Flag Warning in Modoc county today and tomorrow with temperatures getting as hot as 110 degrees for some in the Valley by Wednesday.
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