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What you need to know: April 9

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on April 9, 2019.

Posted: Apr 9, 2019 8:38 AM

Chico Mayor opposes Butte County housing shortage bill; Assemblyman responds

Chico Mayor Randall Stone opposes Assemblyman James Gallagher's Camp Fire housing bill designed to speed up construction projects in its current form. Stone said the city council has not reviewed the bill's language. Assemblyman Gallagher responded saying Chico does not need to be in the bill if the mayor does not want it to be.

Crews continue to clean up storm debris in Shasta County

It has been eight weeks since the big storm and snow in Redding and crews are still cleaning up storm debris. If you know of an area crews need to focus on next you can make a request online by CLICKING HERE and looking under the public works section.

State legislative committee to consider 2 opposing bills on police shootings

Tuesday, a state legislative committee will consider two opposing bills on police shootings. One of the bills, which is considered a "first in the nation," would allow police to kill only if there is no reasonable alternative way to de-escalate. The other would require police departments to have policies on when officers should use non-lethal de-escalation.

Gas prices rising nationwide 

Gas prices are rising nationwide and especially in California. Experts said the state's problems center on unplanned refinery issues and normal routine maintenance before the summer, travel season.

Man arrested on identity theft charges, more than 40 potential victims

The Butte County Sheriff's Office arrested James Dye on identity theft charges. The office said he stole checks and information from more than 40 victims, including Camp Fire victims. Deputies are searching for Ashley Buck in connection to the crime. 

Red Bluff student arrested in connection with a school-shooting threat

Police arrested 18-year-old Thomas Trotter at Red Bluff High School for making terrorist threats. Police said he told a classmate there would be shooting at the school Monday.

City officials propose new homeless shelter location in Chico

Tuesday night, Chico City Council will discuss opening a new homeless shelter near downtown Chico. The proposed location is on Orange Street, near Depot Park. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the Chico City Council chambers.

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
Clear
91° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 91°
Oroville
Clear
88° wxIcon
Hi: 103° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 88°
Paradise
Clear
91° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 91°
Chester
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 75°
Red Bluff
Clear
87° wxIcon
Hi: 103° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 87°
Willows
Clear
91° wxIcon
Hi: 105° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 91°
A hot week will transform into an even hotter weekend over northern California as high pressure stays in control of our weather. No rain is in the forecast, but it will cool a bit by late next week.
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