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What you need to know: June 30

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on June 30.

Posted: Jun 30, 2020 8:52 AM

Police investigating after car crashes into entrance of Big 5 Sporting Goods

Chico Police say a car crashed into the entrance of Big 5 Sporting Goods on Mangrove Ave. just after midnight. Employees of the Big 5 confirmed that someone stole items from the business. Action News Now is working to find out if the driver of the crashed vehicle was the one responsible for the theft.

Last day to apply for Paycheck Protection Program

Today is the last day to apply for financial assistance through the small business association's Paycheck Protection Program as of late Friday, the Small Business Association had approved more than 4.7 million loans, worth nearly $518 billion. Applications must be submitted for participating lenders by 11:59 Tuesday Eastern Time or 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

Cal Fire to conduct 249-acre controlled burn in Tehama County

Cal Fire Tehama - Glenn Unit will be conducting a controlled burn of 249 acres of vegetation. The burning starts around 4 p.m. - and goes until 4 a.m. Wednesday morning - in the area of Highway 36 east from Stice Road to Paynes Creek Bridge. This burn is to reduce fire fuel and provide crews with fire training. Expect plenty of emergency vehicles in the area so use caution.

Redding Police looking for missing 26-year-old

Police are searching for a man missing out of Redding last seen June 19. Officers say 26-year-old Jared Stafansky left for a trip to Carson City, Nevada for a business transaction. His family told investigators Stafanski never arrived at his destination. Stefansky was driving a blue Nissan versa with a Washington license plate.

Glenn County among 19 counties on the state’s coronavirus watch list

State health representatives say they are monitoring Glenn County. A spokesperson for California Public Health says the increase in cases is due to contact between people in households, social gatherings, local businesses, and a church gatherings. The state is also giving new guidance to the county to increase contact tracing and testing -- and develop a process to handle incoming cases.

The US has 4% of the world's population but 25% of its coronavirus cases

More than 126,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus and surging infection numbers in many states are putting a pause on the country's reopening. Arizona is the latest state to roll back its reopening. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called on President Trump to issue an executive order mandating masks.

Top health officials testify on safe reopening amid COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci is testifying Tuesday before a Senate committee about the federal response to the pandemic. Dr. Fauci is one of four doctors expected to testify during the hearing. The committee chair says he will ask Dr. Fauci what the federal government is doing to address virus hotspots. Click here to watch it live.

Chico
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 66°
Oroville
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 66°
Paradise
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 87° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 66°
Chester
Clear
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Hi: 76° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 70°
Red Bluff
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 94° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 70°
Willows
Partly Cloudy
66° wxIcon
Hi: 95° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 66°
We'll be sunny with slightly above average temperatures again on Wednesday afternoon. The threat of thunderstorms will keep our fire danger high today, with more widespread thunderstorms Thursday. Dangerous heat returns this weekend and will persist through at least the start of next week.
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