Police identified the man shot and killed in the officer-involved shooting in Red Bluff as Alex Vazquez. Investigators said the FBI had been actively looking for Vazquez, on a warrant for drug dealing and he was listed as armed and dangerous. Three officers are currently on leave while the Tehama County District Attorney's Office investigates the shooting.
Federal regulators are stepping in to cover millions of dollars in repair costs for the Oroville Dam Spillway. The Sacramento bee says FEMA this week decided to cover $300 million repairs it had previously refused to cover. The agency had said those repairs involved damage that existed before the dam spillway crumbled in February of 2017.
Guns, drugs, and accusations of burglary, Butte County Sheriff's Deputies arrested seven people. Surveillance video captured William Lowrance stealing from home on the honey run road. Deputies say he confessed to the crime. A search of his home turned up guns and heroin, and others suspected involved in the crime.
The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services says they have confirmed one person has coronavirus in the county. The department released the information saying a close contact of the person infected also has symptoms and is being tested. Health representatives say the risk to the general public remains low and says there is no evidence that coronavirus is circulating in that community.
The state of California is suing the Trump Administration to block new rules that would let farmers take more water from the state's rivers. Opponents say the new rules would push endangered fish species to extinction. Supporters say the new rules pledge $1.5 billion to restore habitat for endangered species and improve fish hatcheries.
California's seven-week-old law requiring all new houses to have solar power is hitting a snag in one community. The California Energy Commission Thursday approved a plan from the Sacramento Municipal Utility's plan to build its own large-scale solar site, which homeowners can tap into. It allows builders to construct homes without solar panels. Supporters of the new law, say this move guts the "solar on new homes" mandate.