What you need to know: June 23

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on June 23.

Posted: Jun 23, 2020 8:40 AM

Finalizing budget for next fiscal year, policing reform part of Chico city council agenda

Chico City Council has a full agenda for Tuesday night’s meeting. Members are set to approve the final budget for the upcoming fiscal year. We can also expect to see the mayor calling for a review of the police department's policies. Mayor Ann Schwab says she wants to establish a committee to review trainings and recommend some reforms for police practices, if necessary.

Smoke expected near Oroville airport as crews conduct control burns

Cal Fire crews will continue staging several control burns near the Oroville Airport. Crews with Cal Fire Butte County, will start later this morning as they work to clear out vegetation and to give fire trainees a chance to practice their skills. The control burns started yesterday and will wrap up today.

City of Chico asks residents to complete climate action survey

Time is running out to weigh in on Chico’s climate action plan. The city of Chico is in the process of mapping out a climate action plan. City leaders have developed a survey to learn more about how those who call Chico home wish to address how to reduce greenhouse emissions. Click Here to take the survey.

California governor urges mask use as hospitalizations rise

During Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Monday press conference – he encouraged people to wear their mask while out in public. The state put the mask-wearing mandate in place but the governor says he is leaving enforcement up to local governments. Gov. Newsom says the state and individual counties will get involved if businesses don’t adhere to masks wearing and social distancing.

California sees increase in coronavirus cases

In just the past two weeks, the state department of health figures tally 862 people have died in California. The state has reported more than 46,000 cases since mid-March. More than a third of those have come in just the past two weeks. California is now looking at over 180,000 confirmed cases. 5,500 people have died from the virus in the state.

Fauci and CDC Director Redfield to testify at House coronavirus oversight hearing

After weeks without any public briefings, key members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force are set to testify before congress. A handful of states are seeing significant COVID-19 outbreaks. Including Arizona, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas.

President Trump takes his first 2020 trip to the US-Mexico border

President Donald Trump will hold a rally at a church in Phoenix Arizona today. It is unclear if social distancing measures will be put into place, which would limit the number of people inside. A local order in Phoenix requiring rallygoers to wear masks won't be enforced. But attendees will have their temperature checked at the door. Before the rally, the president is set to visit the U.S.- Mexico border in Yuma.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 530606

Reported Deaths: 9808
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1981654827
Riverside38487738
Orange38131665
San Bernardino34237487
San Diego30516568
Kern21433152
Fresno15945157
Alameda12136193
San Joaquin12034187
Santa Clara11030192
Sacramento10174148
Tulare10078193
Imperial9513232
Stanislaus9308135
Contra Costa8324131
Ventura787777
San Francisco708162
Santa Barbara652664
San Mateo5758120
Marin518076
Monterey496634
Merced458351
Kings445356
Solano380638
Sonoma320842
Madera211432
Placer199819
San Luis Obispo197016
Yolo161442
Santa Cruz11964
Butte10128
Napa10079
Sutter8406
San Benito6894
El Dorado6681
Lassen6320
Yuba5334
Shasta4049
Colusa3594
Glenn3462
Mendocino3419
Nevada3161
Tehama2491
Humboldt2454
Lake2111
Mono1461
Tuolumne1442
Amador1370
Calaveras1361
Del Norte900
Siskiyou880
Inyo661
Mariposa592
Plumas330
Trinity50
Modoc40
Sierra30
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
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Oroville
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Paradise
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Chester
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Red Bluff
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Willows
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Although temperatures began to rise today around northern California, our weather was still quite pleasant for early August. Enjoy the below-average highs will we have them, because hotter weather will return soon.
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