What you need to know: Nov. 13

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Nov. 13.

Posted: Nov 13, 2020 8:40 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Nov. 13.

California hits 1 million COVID-19 cases

Another coronavirus record-breaker in California. The state has now surpassed over one million positive cases. Texas hit that same mark on Wednesday. California saw its first positive coronavirus case nearly 10 months ago.

Caltrans offering permits for businesses to expand outdoors

Business owners – if you are looking to expand operations out onto sidewalks and or parking garages – Caltrans now has permits for that. It is part of the governor’s coronavirus executive orders. Cities and counties must apply for the permits, which temporarily suspend state laws for 120 days, which prohibit business activities near roadways. Click Here to learn more.

Burn permits suspended in Butte County

Cal Fire Butte County is suspending burn permits. Cooler temperatures, higher humidity, and some winter weather are helping to lessen fire danger. But air quality is still a concern, be sure to check with Butte County Air Quality Management before you burn. Click here for more information on burning permits.

California Senate sweepstakes: Who gets Kamala Harris' job?

With California U.S. Senator Kamala Harris now headed to the white house, Gov. Gavin Newsom will get the chance to choose a replacement. Those being discussed include secretary of state Alex Padilla, and U.S. representative Karen Bass, who heads the congressional black caucus.

Trump's own agencies and state election officials says there is no widespread voter fraud

10 days after the election and President-elect Joe Biden is now the projected winner in Arizona with 99% of the vote. The president's own agencies and state election representatives-- across the country say there is not only any evidence of widespread voter fraud, but election security authorities categorize the 2020 race as the most secure election in American history.

Georgia will begin recounting votes, Biden still favored

A full, by-hand, recount of the presidential election ballots is underway in Georgia today. The margin between president-elect Joe Biden and President Donald Trump is just over 14,000 votes, with president-elect Biden in the lead. Counties in Georgia have until next Friday to certify their election results.

SpaceX-NASA launch: What to know ahead of Saturday's Crew Dragon astronaut mission

NASA and SpaceX are preparing for Saturday’s astronaut launch at Florida’s Cape Canaveral. It is the first fully operational mission for the crew Dragon spacecraft. The four astronauts on board will spend six months on the international space station. The launch is scheduled for Saturday around 7:49 p.m.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1145209

Reported Deaths: 18862
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles3741347497
San Bernardino875421129
Riverside821751417
San Diego74361984
Orange719531556
Kern39437445
Fresno36688477
Sacramento34186550
Santa Clara31603467
Alameda27857499
San Joaquin24804504
Contra Costa22747258
Stanislaus20932420
Tulare19882304
Ventura18480175
Imperial15568355
San Francisco14662158
Monterey14265115
San Mateo13561170
Sonoma11608155
Merced11388179
Santa Barbara10944133
Kings1025987
Solano974581
Marin7596129
Placer614868
Madera593883
San Luis Obispo581135
Shasta447043
Yolo436374
Santa Cruz400328
Butte376559
Sutter294814
Napa281117
El Dorado20184
Yuba186610
San Benito176716
Lassen17153
Tehama152623
Mendocino144122
Nevada11319
Glenn8537
Lake84519
Tuolumne8068
Humboldt8019
Colusa6636
Siskiyou5652
Mono5073
Amador45716
Calaveras43421
Del Norte2961
Inyo28016
Plumas1810
Trinity1240
Mariposa1202
Modoc1180
Alpine420
Sierra190
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 50°
Oroville
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 53°
Paradise
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 50°
Chester
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 25°
Red Bluff
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 51°
Willows
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 50°
A cold front has moved over northern California on this day before Thanksgiving, and it brought light rain and snow showers to the higher terrain, gusty wind and cooler air for all. Thanksgiving will still be breezy, but also mild and pleasant.
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