As we watch the numbers in Butte County go up, health officials say it is extremely possible the county could be added to the governor's watch list. Butte County has reported 100 new cases so far this week. Unofficially, that puts Butte County over the threshold for the watch list. If that order comes through - Butte would join 30 other counties including Glenn, Yuba-Sutter, and Colusa counties.
The board of directors for the Paradise Irrigation District will meet Wednesday night to go over the district's finances and discuss recruiting efforts for the district manager position. The new candidate will replace Kevin Philips who is taking over as the Paradise Town Manager. His last day will be August 30.
One local school board is set to make a decision on what the fall semester will look like. The superintendent of Chico Unified School District says the district is not ruling out going to online-only classes. The district is looking at other options as well, including alternating days, online learning, and blend. The school board is expected to adopt a model Wednesday night.
Happening today, the State Superintendent Tony Thurmond will hold a meeting to talk about the upcoming semesters and to update parents and teachers - about what the department of education is doing to support schools as they make reopening decisions. That meeting is today at 9:30 a.m. - visit action news now.com, look under news, then news links for how to join that session.
Today is the last day to file 2019 tax returns
Today is the last day for individuals to file their 2019 tax returns. That means individuals and businesses need to make any tax payments postponed from the April 15 and June 15 estimated payment deadline dates. People typically submit taxes on April 15. However, due to the coronavirus, the deadline was extended.
The U.S. has reported its highest single-day increase in coronavirus cases - since the pandemic began. Over 67,000 cases reported across the country Tuesday. There are now over 3.4 million cases in the U.S. more than anyplace else in the world. The head of the CDC warns this fall and winter could be rough as coronavirus hits flu season. The Trump Administration is asking hospitals to bypass the CDC and send daily reports directly to a new system set up by the administration. Internal documents obtained by NBC show the government's stockpile of personal protective equipment is critically low.