What you need to know: July 15

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on July 15.

Posted: Jul 15, 2020 8:51 AM
Updated: Jul 15, 2020 9:13 AM

Butte County cases may pass criteria to place the county on the state's watchlist

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.

PID to discuss new district manager

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.

Board of Education to discuss school models for Chico Unified School District

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.

California State Superintendent of Schools to host virtual meeting

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.

U.S. reports single-day highest coronavirus case increase

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.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 574231

Reported Deaths: 10476
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2105434998
Riverside41983820
Orange40527726
San Bernardino36072546
San Diego32975594
Kern24440171
Fresno17846171
Alameda13631209
San Joaquin12864223
Santa Clara12694205
Sacramento12040177
Tulare10862196
Stanislaus10264169
Imperial9693244
Contra Costa9404139
Ventura863492
San Francisco762367
Santa Barbara670469
San Mateo6318120
Merced573670
Monterey544635
Marin540481
Kings445356
Solano427441
Sonoma367047
Madera246339
Placer231922
San Luis Obispo225416
Yolo183444
Santa Cruz12436
Butte12388
Napa107411
Sutter9527
San Benito7654
El Dorado7552
Lassen6830
Yuba6464
Mendocino47210
Shasta45910
Colusa3914
Glenn3603
Nevada3571
Humboldt2864
Tehama2761
Lake2402
Amador1822
Mono1581
Tuolumne1553
Calaveras1471
Inyo1063
Siskiyou1020
Del Norte1000
Mariposa622
Plumas360
Modoc50
Trinity50
Sierra40
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 73°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 95° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 71°
Paradise
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 73°
Chester
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 60°
Red Bluff
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 74°
Willows
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 98° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 73°
It wasn't as hot for northern California today, but temperatures still reached seasonable summer levels and more thunderstorms sprung over our eastern counties. After one more seasonable day, hotter weather will return to our area.
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