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What you need to know: Aug. 13

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Aug. 13.

Posted: Aug 13, 2020 8:43 AM
Updated: Aug 13, 2020 8:45 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Aug. 13.

Governor: New data show California is 'turning the corner'

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California is turning the corner in its fight against the pandemic. During his briefing Wednesday, Gov. Newsom cited a significantly lower number of confirmed new cases as California begins to clear back-logged cases caused by a technical error. The governor says he is also encouraged by the 21% decline in hospitalizations.

Weekly BCPH COVID-19 conference set for today

Butte County Public Health will be joined by several other county agencies - to offer updates regarding the coronavirus pandemic. This is a regular briefing, Action News Now will keep tabs on any new developments that come out of that meeting.

First-time jobless claims fall below 1 million for the first time since March

The release of new job numbers for the U.S. rolled in Thursday morning. Unemployment applications fell below 1 million for the first time since the pandemic intensified in March. The labor department said that applications for aid fell to 963,000 -- the second straight drop, from 1.2 million the previous week. The decline suggests layoffs are slowing, though last week’s figure is still above the pre-pandemic record of just under 700,000.

Northern California traffic alerts

Caltrans is warning motorists of up to 75-minute delays Thursday, Aug. 13, along Highway 299 near Junction City. The delays are part of the Burnt Junction Drapery Project. Caltrans said after that, expect 20-minute delays on that road Monday through Friday. The project is expected to be done by November.

Man hospitalized after hours-long negotiation with officers

An hours-long police standoff forced evacuations Wednesday in a Redding neighborhood. Redding police arrived Wednesday afternoon to bramble place near Victor Ave after receiving a call about a man threatening to burn down an apartment building. A couple of hours after evacuating the complex, police say that the man tried to hurt himself. He was taken to the hospital. It is not clear what led to the threats in the first place - but police are seeking an arrest warrant.

Paradise ex-vice mayor preliminary hearing set for today

Happening today, the attorney for Paradise town councilman, Mike Zuccolillo, will be in court - to learn the date of a preliminary hearing on felony charges of lewd behavior towards a minor. Investigators arrested the former vice-mayor of Paradise in April. Prosecutors say Zuccolillo thought he was corresponding with a 16-year-old girl. Turns out, that communication was with a former business associate whose relationship with Zuccolillio had soured. That person alerted authorities, they investigated and made the arrest.

Paradise Rebuilding and Recovery: Town surpasses 1,000 building permit issued

The Town of Paradise celebrated a milestone toward rebuilding after the Camp Fire. The town has now issued more than 1,000 rebuilding permits. Nearly 300 homes are approved for living in. The town launched an interactive mapping tool, where you can see which properties have turned in a survey certificate for a permit. To connect to that map, Click Here.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3563578

Reported Deaths: 51953
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles119089421328
Riverside2894503767
San Bernardino2862912816
Orange2610223904
San Diego2596413271
Santa Clara1104221777
Kern102627826
Fresno952021443
Sacramento931801472
Alameda804961241
Ventura77534844
San Joaquin665691101
Contra Costa62164674
Stanislaus56024946
Tulare47784758
Monterey42138328
San Mateo38922515
San Francisco34213410
Santa Barbara31763409
Solano30024164
Merced28915397
Sonoma28063298
Imperial26888591
Kings21951218
Placer19763232
San Luis Obispo19612227
Madera15436209
Santa Cruz14588183
Marin13136197
Yolo12816185
Shasta10972174
Butte10941160
El Dorado9095100
Napa901469
Sutter884597
San Benito575959
Yuba573336
Lassen560119
Tehama508152
Nevada395274
Tuolumne394659
Mendocino379643
Amador345741
Humboldt318033
Lake315341
Glenn222023
Colusa212813
Calaveras190547
Siskiyou174014
Inyo128737
Mono12114
Del Norte9875
Plumas6536
Modoc4524
Mariposa3957
Trinity3675
Sierra990
Alpine810
Unassigned00
Chico
Partly Cloudy
66° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 66°
Oroville
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 59°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
63° wxIcon
Hi: 61° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 63°
Red Bluff
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 70°
Red Bluff
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 65°
Chico
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 66°
After a windy Saturday and fairly breezy Sunday, the wind we've had is weakening as the month of February comes to a close. We can expect a mostly clear first morning of March, followed by more clouds and mild air by the afternoon.
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