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What you need to know: Aug. 5

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Aug. 5, 2019.

Posted: Aug 5, 2019 8:41 AM
Updated: Aug 5, 2019 9:46 AM

Reports of shots fired at the Yuba-Sutter Fair unfounded: Police

Police say reports of shots fired at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds Sunday night were "unfounded." People say they heard a loud noise and ran for their lives. Many are on high alert after a weekend of deadly mass-shootings across the US. Action News Now is working to learn more about the incident. 

El Paso gunman posted anti-immigration manifesto before deadly shooting

Action News Now is learning more about the gunman who opened fire at the Walmart in El Paso, TX, Saturday. The gunman killed 20 people and injured 26 more. Police say the suspect, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, uploaded an anti-immigrant manifesto online just minutes before the shooting. The attack is being investigated as a hate crime and domestic terrorism.

Dayton community holds vigil for victims of deadly shooting

The community of Dayton, OH, came together for a vigil Sunday for the victims of a shooting outside of a bar. Nine people were killed and 27 more were injured. Police are still reviewing information but so far, they say there is nothing to indicate a political or racial motivation.

Colusa County murder suspect captured in Mexico

After 18 months on the run, a man suspected of murdering his wife in Colusa is now behind bars. United States marshals captured Salvador Garcia Jr. in Guadalajara, Mexico. Salvador is the primary suspect in the murder of Karen Garcia of Colusa. Salvador is expected to be booked into the Colusa County jail.

Chico considers curfew due to PG&E power outages

The city of Chico is considering a curfew should there be a PG&E power outage. The utility could potentially cut power - possibly for several days in a row - because of extreme fire danger. The public safety proposal says that would be a disruption to emergency services, traffic controls and could put people in danger.

Firefighters work to contain Gilbert Fire in Palo Cedro

Firefighters have gained the upper hand on the Gilbert Fire, burning in Palo Cedro. The fire sparked Sunday afternoon. Within hours it had scorched 25 acres of vegetation. All evacuations are now lifted. The Red Cross shelter set up at Junction Elementary School is now closed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 346211

Reported Deaths: 7250
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1405763897
Riverside26481553
Orange26120433
San Diego20887436
San Bernardino20456309
Fresno875691
Alameda8321152
Imperial8119141
San Joaquin721673
Kern675998
Santa Clara6725180
Tulare6209153
Sacramento593891
Stanislaus535657
Contra Costa502392
San Francisco464050
Ventura461953
Santa Barbara432331
San Mateo4168114
Marin388838
Kings307840
Monterey283518
Solano231331
Merced218313
Sonoma188616
Placer115111
San Luis Obispo10785
Madera10039
Yolo99929
Santa Cruz6003
Napa5304
Lassen4410
Sutter4414
Butte4164
San Benito3982
El Dorado3500
Yuba2213
Shasta2036
Glenn1830
Nevada1831
Humboldt1674
Mendocino1460
Colusa1350
Lake1221
Tehama1211
Tuolumne760
Calaveras750
Del Norte610
Mono521
Amador450
Siskiyou430
Inyo371
Mariposa341
Plumas200
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
90° wxIcon
Hi: 102° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 90°
Oroville
Clear
93° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 93°
Paradise
Clear
90° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 90°
Chester
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 86°
Red Bluff
Clear
93° wxIcon
Hi: 109° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 96°
Willows
Clear
90° wxIcon
Hi: 106° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 90°
Wednesday was a scorching day for parts of the valley as northerly airflow really warmed our temperatures. The breezes will continue Thursday, but their direction will shift and it will be slightly cooler.
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