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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.

Posted: Aug 7, 2020 8:50 AM
Updated: Aug 7, 2020 10:26 AM

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

Chico man held on $2.1M bail for deadly shooting

A Chico man pled not guilty to charges of murder Thursday. Prosecutors say Kai Perrelli shot and killed his neighbor, Scott Thomson on July 26 in Chico. The jail is holding Perrelli on a $2 million bail – awaiting his preliminary hearing Sept. 8.

California sets in-person voting rules amid coronavirus

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday signed a law allowing counties to offer fewer in-person polling places, in exchange for opening the sites earlier. In June, the governor required counties to mail ballots to every active registered voter ahead of the Nov. 3 elections. Both laws - designed to have fewer people gathering, merged polling places must be open from Saturday, Oct. 31 - through Monday, Nov. 2, from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Enterprise Elementary School District switches gears for fall learning

Enterprise Elementary School District is rolling back in-person learning for the school year. The Shasta County Superintendent says the decision came after state lawmakers failed to pass a bill protecting schools from liability if a student dies from the coronavirus. The school district will supply families with chrome books to assist with virtual learning. enterprise elementary school district's first day of school is next Wednesday.

PG&E to conduct drills for public safety power shutoffs across the North State

PG&E will be out today inspecting powerlines across the North State. The utility says the helicopters will be flying between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. crews will be patrolling power lines in Shingletown, Magalia, Stirling City, Butte Meadows, Forest Ranch, Brownsville and east of Marysville, as well as other counties in Northern California. The ultimate goal is to spot any section of the power lines that require maintenance and to reduce the risk of wildfires.

Food distribution happening today in Willows

The North State food bank is holding a food distribution drive-thru today. It will be in Willows at the First Southern Baptist Church. The event runs from 9 a.m. to noon or while supplies last. Various resource agencies, such as Cal Fresh, public health, and nutrition education will be on hand to help.

University Farm's peach tradition to carry on with COVID-19 safety precautions

Today is your last chance to get some peaches from the Chico State far, from 8:30 a.m. to noon you can pick up a 10-pound crate of peaches for $25 dollars apiece. Typically, community members could come out and harvest fresh peaches themselves. However, this year due to the pandemic organizers decided to do the picking themselves. All you need to do is to stay in your car.

Stimulus negotiations: Deadline arrives with no sign of a deal

Democrat and Republican lawmakers failed to reach a deal today on relief aid for Americans. President Trump pledged to issue an executive order to extend aid and halt evictions, If lawmakers were unable to reach an agreement. The paycheck protection program expires tomorrow. that means no new applications for those small business loans, with $130 billion left unspent.

US economy added 1.8 million jobs in July but still down nearly 13 million jobs during the pandemic

The labor department has just released new jobs numbers and the U.S. added 1.8 million jobs in July. That is less than the previous two months accounting for hiring in the past three months, the economy has only recovered about 42% of the 22 million jobs it lost since the start of the pandemic.

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

President Donald Trump signed an executive order targeting the social media app TikTok. Under the executive order, all U.S. companies and people will be prohibited from transacting with TikTok's parent company, byte-dance. In the order, the president cited privacy and censorship concerns. The order will go into effect in 45 days. The president signed a similar order against the china-based app, WeChat.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3168528

Reported Deaths: 37121
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles107315615262
San Bernardino2644571667
Riverside2585322777
San Diego2271952375
Orange2232882638
Santa Clara980571234
Kern90213590
Fresno852741043
Sacramento834081157
Alameda70334894
Ventura65581507
San Joaquin59395808
Contra Costa54951489
Stanislaus44184788
Tulare42759531
Monterey37285259
San Mateo33731340
San Francisco30308293
Santa Barbara26820265
Solano26494111
Imperial25581493
Merced25048324
Sonoma24935247
Kings19904160
Placer17675188
San Luis Obispo16652151
Madera13858151
Santa Cruz12771130
Marin11954163
Yolo11087138
Shasta9951129
Butte9757134
El Dorado800259
Sutter794383
Napa789347
Lassen526916
San Benito516648
Yuba504929
Tehama446846
Tuolumne344340
Nevada333274
Mendocino327736
Amador304932
Lake267332
Humboldt249425
Glenn201522
Colusa18549
Calaveras169523
Siskiyou148413
Mono11354
Inyo100729
Del Norte8732
Plumas6055
Modoc3903
Mariposa3514
Trinity3054
Sierra880
Alpine730
Unassigned00
Chico
Cloudy
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Hi: 53° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 33°
Oroville
Cloudy
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Hi: 52° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 41°
Chico
Cloudy
41° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 33°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
41° wxIcon
Hi: 28° Lo: 14°
Feels Like: 36°
Red Bluff
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 54° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 36°
Chico
Mostly Cloudy
41° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 33°
Several inches of rain along with multiple feet of snow will fall Tuesday through Friday with the biggest winter storm so far this season. A widespread hard freeze will be seen in the valley Monday night.
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