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What you need to know: Jan. 6

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 6.

Posted: Jan 6, 2021 8:40 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 6.

Competing coalitions define GA Senate races

Action News Now is still tracking two Georgia run-off races for the U.S. Senate. Reverend Raphael Warnock is the projected winner of one of those Senate races. But the second race between incumbent Republican Senator David Purdue and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff is still too close to call. We could see a projected winner at some point Wednesday.

Congress set to confirm Biden's electoral win over Trump

The house and senate will meet at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. A joint session of congress will count the electoral college votes and officially declare the results of the 2020 presidential election. Dozens of republicans allied with President Trump are pledging to challenge that count. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell urged his colleagues not to object.

2 suspects detained following deadly Chico shooting

One man is dead after a shooting in Chico. It happened before 7 p.m. on Walnut and Third Streets. Officers found a man inside a car with a gunshot wound. Police arrested two men, and are working to determine if they were involved.

Redding Police arrest driver after crash into Church Playground

Redding Police officers arrested a man after they say he crashed into a church playground around 9 p.m. Tuesday. Police said Mathew Ramos of Redding smashed into a fence around the play area at little country church. Ramos is in the Shasta County Jail facing charges of driving under a suspended license while on DUI probation.

Planning for California's aging population

The unveiling of a state roadmap to address California’s aging population will take place today. The Director of the California Department of Aging will formally announce details of the plan. It is aimed at preparing the state for impacts on health care, housing, transportation, medical needs, and caregiving - as our state population ages.

Hospitals struggle to keep up in COVID-19 hotspot California

The Director of the California Department of Public Health is now requiring any counties with ICU below 10% to delay all non-life-threatening surgeries. The same order also requires hospitals with space to accept patients from hospitals that have no ICU beds. Patients from Southern California could possibly be brought to facilities in northern California.

Enrollment reopens for small business relief grants

The enrollment period for coronavirus small business relief grants is back open. The deadline to sign up has been extended to Jan. 13. Applications will be evaluated based on eligibility and pre-determined Covid-19 impact factors. To find applications, click here.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3095814

Reported Deaths: 35549
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles104602114641
San Bernardino2587421561
Riverside2558082739
San Diego2197312222
Orange2178492546
Santa Clara959361158
Kern87240572
Fresno83591968
Sacramento816871128
Alameda69107842
Ventura63413462
San Joaquin58843788
Contra Costa53349460
Stanislaus43392773
Tulare42186515
Monterey36464255
San Mateo33207309
San Francisco29665274
Solano26191108
Santa Barbara25405243
Imperial25380486
Merced24570316
Sonoma24262242
Kings19588148
Placer17584186
San Luis Obispo16056140
Madera13585151
Santa Cruz12461113
Marin11732159
Yolo10852138
Shasta9750123
Butte9582128
El Dorado788649
Sutter782879
Napa773145
Lassen519916
San Benito504246
Yuba499627
Tehama433244
Tuolumne340340
Nevada323874
Mendocino319232
Amador303631
Lake264631
Humboldt245825
Glenn195520
Colusa17969
Calaveras163723
Siskiyou145713
Mono11244
Inyo98329
Del Norte8672
Plumas5895
Modoc3853
Mariposa3464
Trinity3044
Sierra820
Alpine730
Unassigned00
Chico
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 44°
Oroville
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 44°
Chico
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 45° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 44°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 48°
Red Bluff
Mostly Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 48°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 44°
Light rain and snow is expected in your Friday forecast. We'll be mostly dry and warmer on Saturday. A more substantial system with lower snow levels is in your forecast for Sunday into early Monday. Long range models are showing very wet weather for the middle of next week.
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