BREAKING NEWS Full U.S. Senate will vote on Judge Amy Coney's Supreme Court confirmation on Monday Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Extreme fire weather concerns for Northern California Sunday and Monday Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Point Fire is burning in Cottonwood on Gas Point Road Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Cal OES positions extra firefighting resources in Tehama and Colusa counties Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Latest from PG&E on potential PSPS power outages, possibly starting Sunday morning Full Story
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What you need to know: Oct. 12

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 12.

Posted: Oct 12, 2020 9:07 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 12.

Chico man to appear in court for unlawful dumping of asbestos charges

A Chico businessman accused of unlawfully transporting and disposing of hazardous material is due in court again. A judge will hold a preliminary hearing for Richard Parks. Prosecutors say Parks dumped environmentally harmful asbestos back in February. So far, Parks has pleaded not guilty to the dumping charges.

Lassen County health officials confirm first Covid-19 death

Lassen County confirmed its first death from the coronavirus. The Lassen County health department released that information Sunday night. Department reps say the person was in their 70s but the department says they will not be releasing the victim’s name or identity. Lassen County has had 113 cases in total, seven of those are still active.

California governor to host briefing on wildfires, coronavirus

Happening today, Gov Gavin Newsom is set to update the public on firefighting efforts across the state and the effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. A press conference will kick off at noon on the governor’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Time is running out, register to vote

Are you registered to vote? If not: time is running out. October 19 is the deadline to register for the November election. Not too sure if you're registered? Click here, to check online. If you know you haven't yet registered, you can do that online too. If you can't access these sites online - visit or give your county registrar a call and they can help you with these steps.

More than 7 million general election ballots cast so far

More than 7.3 million Americans have already voted in the general election, according to a CNN and Edison Research survey of election officials in 36 states reporting voting data. And Democrats lead Republicans in all six of those states reporting returns by party.

President Trump pushes for debate with Joe Biden this week

President Trump wants to debate democratic challenger Joe Biden this week and he wants to do it in person. That is the message from White House Deputy Communications Director, Brian Morgenstern, on Sunday. He says Trump is urging the commission on presidential debates to put the second matchup back on the schedule. Biden’s campaign says it already booked him for a town hall Thursday.

Senate begins Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings

The Senate Judiciary Committee has opened the first of four days of confirmation hearings for President Trump's choice to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Click here to watch.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 903684

Reported Deaths: 17343
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2989376989
Riverside657571279
San Bernardino623531072
Orange583261444
San Diego54314868
Kern33775416
Fresno30590436
Sacramento25264484
Santa Clara24014388
Alameda23215460
San Joaquin21630489
Contra Costa18523241
Stanislaus17572396
Tulare17495286
Ventura14192164
Imperial12700336
San Francisco12069140
Monterey1132189
San Mateo11075159
Santa Barbara9760120
Merced9465155
Sonoma9163134
Kings821883
Solano728674
Marin7057128
Madera498174
San Luis Obispo414132
Placer408857
Yolo316658
Butte305952
Santa Cruz277125
Napa194215
Shasta184630
Sutter183712
San Benito143615
El Dorado13154
Yuba129310
Mendocino112421
Tehama8628
Lassen7661
Lake68915
Glenn6573
Nevada6088
Humboldt5629
Colusa5506
Calaveras34218
Amador32416
Tuolumne2684
Inyo22715
Siskiyou1930
Del Norte1781
Mono1782
Mariposa782
Plumas680
Modoc290
Trinity260
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
63° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 63°
Oroville
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 64°
Paradise
Few Clouds
63° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 63°
Chester
Clear
33° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 24°
Red Bluff
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 62°
Willows
Few Clouds
63° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 63°
Fire danger will be extreme Sunday-Monday as the biggest dry wind event of the season takes shape. A widespread freeze in the Sierra-Cascades as low as single-digit values possible Sunday night. Mild & sunny weather after Tuesday.
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