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What you need to know: Feb. 22

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Feb. 22, 2019.

Posted: Feb 22, 2019 9:14 AM
Updated: Feb 22, 2019 9:31 AM

Authorities capture wanted felon living on burned property in Concow

Authorities captured wanted felon Alex Bettencourt of San Jose living in a tent on a burned property in Concow. The sheriff's office says he had a number weapons with him including a throwing star and two felony warrants for his arrest. Deputies also found a stolen motorcycle. Bettencourt now faces three additional felony charges.

Deputies searching for three suspects connected to Chico honey oil lab explosion

The sheriff's office is searching for three people connected to a honey oil lab explosion at a home on Burnap Avenue in North Chico. Deputies arrested Brittney Larsen, 28, of Chico. They say her 5-month-old baby was inside the home and the child's room was being used to store marijuana. Investigators believe the operation was connected to an illegal mobile dispensary. 

Redding cleanup crews work to clear storm debris

Cleanup crews in Redding are working to clear hundreds of down trees and tree limbs in city parks from last week's snowstorm. They say Enterprise Park and River Trail were especially hit hard. Crews are asking people to stay off the trails until work is complete.

Paradise Town Council to hold public workshop on rebuilding Paradise

The Paradise Town Council will hold a public workshop to hear what the community has in mind for the future of Paradise.  The meeting is at Paradise Alliance Church on Clark Road at 10 a.m. Friday morning. The council will have consultant Urban Design Associates lead the discussion. 

California's insurance commissioner hosts free, 2-day workshop for Camp Fire victims

This weekend, California's insurance commissioner is hosting a free, 2-day workshop to help with Camp Fire insurance claims. The workshop will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Laxson Auditorium at Chico it ends Sunday and Noon.

More than 1,000 Feather River Hospital employees laid off

More than 1,000 Feather River Hospital Employees have been laid off. Hospital officials say repairs on the building, damaged by the Camp Fire, should take at least one year. Adventist Health says it will help employees find new jobs at different locations in the company. 

Placer County Sheriff's Office finds lost hiker in Gold Run

The Placer County Sheriff's Office says a hiker's GPS device helped them find her after 24 hours in the freezing cold in Gold Run. Volunteers found the 60-year-old woman soaking wet, with hypothermia and frostbite. She is expected to be OK. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 250514

Reported Deaths: 6315
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1078063457
Riverside19450479
Orange15778360
San Diego15696387
San Bernardino13676269
Imperial6979105
Alameda6472140
Fresno562677
Kern510080
Santa Clara4849160
Tulare4627136
San Joaquin447455
San Francisco377650
Sacramento355969
San Mateo3441108
Contra Costa343279
Santa Barbara326129
Ventura324047
Marin271019
Kings258332
Stanislaus239144
Monterey179115
Solano147625
Merced127211
Sonoma126710
Placer78611
San Luis Obispo7012
Yolo58324
Madera5665
Santa Cruz4173
Napa3444
San Benito2572
Lassen2340
Butte2063
El Dorado2060
Sutter2063
Humboldt1444
Shasta1354
Nevada1231
Glenn1220
Yuba1031
Tehama881
Lake850
Mendocino850
Colusa700
Calaveras530
Del Norte511
Tuolumne430
Mono411
Inyo331
Siskiyou310
Mariposa271
Amador260
Plumas110
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
93° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 93°
Oroville
Clear
95° wxIcon
Hi: 97° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 95°
Paradise
Few Clouds
93° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 93°
Chester
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 75°
Red Bluff
Clear
93° wxIcon
Hi: 97° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 93°
Willows
Few Clouds
93° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 93°
Today was hot and tomorrow will be as well. But slightly below average temperatures move in as we see a dip in the jet stream.
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