PG&E has admitted that it is likely responsible for the Camp Fire. In its quarterly earnings report, the company said it's "probable that its equipment will be determined to be an ignition point." Cal Fire is still investigating the official cause of the fire.
A man drowned in floodwaters while trying to rescue three children from his home in Humboldt County. The sheriff's office says the man was walking to his home from a bar when he was carried away by the fast-moving current. Deputies were able to rescue the children along with several others.
Water releases out of Keswick Dam and into the Sacramento River have more than tripled over the past several days and now even more increases are expected in the coming days. This is causing concerns of further flooding from the Sacramento River.
Chico police are on the hunt for a man who stabbed a juvenile in his stomach on Broadway and W. 4th Streets around 8 p.m. Thursday night. The victim said his friend got into a fight with the suspect when it escalated. The victim was treated and released to his parents.
Chico police arrested Jose Santana-Cuevas in connection to a drive-by shooting that happened in downtown Chico over the weekend. Police say he fired at two people on Normal Avenue near 2nd Street late Saturday night, hitting one of them in the leg. He now faces attempted homicide charges.
The Camp Fire disaster recovery centers in Chico and Paradise will close at the end of the day on Friday. Next tuesday, March 5, the Chico location at the former Sear's store will become a U.S. small business administration disaster loan center.
Farmers concerned over effects of freezing temperatures on almond trees
Almond trees are feeling the effects of weather in Butte County. Farmers are on the lookout for freezing temperatures, which could hurt the budding trees. Standing water from the recent rains could also result in a few trees lost.