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What you need to know: Aug. 7

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Aug. 7, 2019.

Posted: Aug 7, 2019 8:51 AM
Updated: Aug 8, 2019 8:07 AM

The city of Chico decides against PG&E curfew

For now, there will be no curfew in the city of chico during a power shut down. The Chico City council is still considering the proposal and has formed a committee to explore how a PG&E power safety shut-off would affect the community. 

Chico man lead police on a chase, crash late Aug. 6

Chico police arrested a man after chasing him down. Police said they started to pursue Jordan Tapp when he was driving late Tuesday night near Humboldt Ave., and Bartlett Street. A chase ensued and the truck crashed near the intersection of E. 20th Street and C Street. Police said Tapp ran away, but after a short search, officers found him. Authorities said Tapps was wanted for a parole violation and the truck he was driving had been stolen.

Updates on the Gilroy Festival shooting

Action News Now is learning more about what the suspect in the Gilroy festival shooting may have been planning next. The FBI said investigators found that he had a list drawn up of potential targets including federal buildings, courthouses, churches, and political organizations, both conservative and liberal. Agents said leading up to the shooting, he was exploring a mix of differing violent beliefs.

President Trump's campaign and the Republican party are suing California

They are suing California over a new state law requiring presidential candidates to file five years of their tax returns if the candidate wants to be listed on the state's primary ballot. Governor Newsom signed the law last week.

Trump is visiting Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on Wednesday

President Trump will be visiting Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. The two communities are grieving from the mass shootings this weekend that killed more than 30 people. The President has been under fire for divisive language and anti-immigrant rhetoric. The majors of Dayton and El Paso have both refused to meet with the President during his visits.

 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 786168

Reported Deaths: 15016
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2607976353
Riverside566811153
San Bernardino52471908
Orange520631128
San Diego44577760
Kern31379354
Fresno27668355
Sacramento21297375
Alameda20558374
Santa Clara20410296
San Joaquin19793414
Stanislaus16319335
Contra Costa15837199
Tulare15599256
Ventura12328143
Imperial11558314
San Francisco1074599
San Mateo9522143
Monterey946767
Santa Barbara8862110
Merced8750134
Kings728377
Sonoma7060114
Marin6557112
Solano608555
Madera429658
Placer346641
San Luis Obispo336927
Butte274835
Yolo274754
Santa Cruz22188
Sutter164210
Napa161413
San Benito130111
Yuba11187
El Dorado10684
Mendocino84918
Lassen7310
Shasta68714
Glenn5503
Colusa5096
Nevada5066
Tehama4984
Humboldt4826
Lake46510
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2214
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1610
Del Norte1361
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc240
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Broken Clouds
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Hi: 90° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 82°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 90° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 83°
Paradise
Broken Clouds
82° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 82°
Chester
Clear
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Hi: 74° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 69°
Red Bluff
Few Clouds
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Hi: 90° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 80°
Willows
Broken Clouds
82° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 82°
Air quality has worsened for most of northern California as a lot of smoke from our area fires as settled over the valleys and foothills. We can expect more hazy, smoky sunshine on Tuesday with light to moderate breezes as autumn begins.
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