Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on June 10.
A fire that burned down a church south of Oroville. It happened at the Church in the Barn, on Little Ranch Road off Highway 70. The fire has been put out but firefighters were not able to save the barn. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Modoc County Sheriff’s Office closes due to COVID-19 positive tests
The Modoc County Sheriff said it is closing its front office after several staff members tested positive for coronavirus. Office reps said they are closing the site in order to clean the facility and make sure inmates are safe. All events and meetings at the office have been canceled. It's set to reopen on June 21.
Workplace regulators are changing course by withdrawing rules requiring vaccinated Californians to continue wearing masks in the workplace. Just last Thursday, CAL/OSHA decided, despite the state's reopening on June 15, workers must still wear masks at work unless everyone in the room is fully vaccinated. The decision caused immediate controversy and confusion as the governor's order eliminates virtually all mask-wearing by vaccinated people beginning Tuesday.
A manhunt is still underway this morning for the driver in a deadly hit and run. Redding police say it happened just before 5 a.m. Wednesday. Officers found the victim on South Bonnyview Road, east of East Bonnyview Road. Redding Police Department is asking anyone with information to call the department.
The new state-of-the-art CAL FIRE headquarters in Butte County is officially up and running. There's a new high-tech fire station, fleet maintenance shop and administration building, all in one place. Located in Oroville, it took three years of work to complete replacing the former 70-year-old complex.
Corning’s Thursday Night Market returns Thursday
The return of Corning's Thursday Night Market. The event will run every Thursday, through August 26 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. At Northside Park, between 6th Street and Colusa Street,
you can expect to see around 30 vendors, farmers and crafters.
A win for environmentalists after the developer of the Keystone XL Pipeline pulls the plug on the controversial project. TC Energy announced Wednesday that it will end the pipeline project saying it had run out of options after President Biden revoked its permit. For more than 10 years, the project was on-again, off-again as protests and litigation mounted.