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What you need to know: Sept. 22

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 22.

Posted: Sep 22, 2020 8:46 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 22.

Bear Fire: Burning 81,500 acres and 60% contained

The Bear Fire, also known as the North Complex West Zone, continues to burn and is still threatening about 10,000 structures. The fire has burned 81,500 acres. It is now 60% contained. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting request forms for homeowners or renters who wish to see their properties. Click here for those details.

August Complex holding at 34% containment

The August Complex has burned more than 846,000 acres in Glenn Tehama and Mendocino counties St. Crews have maintained the 34% containment of the fire over the last few days since it slipped from 38% over the weekend. In the south zone, the focus is the Lake Pillsbury area, while the north zone focus is on protecting structures in Ruth, Forest Glen, and Trinity Pines.

New local assistance center to open today for Bear Fire survivors

A new assistance center for Bear Fire evacuees is set to open at the Feather River Parks and Recreation gymnastics academy. That's on Feather River Blvd., in Oroville. It opens this morning at 10 a.m. hours for the assistance center will be Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FEMA to open mobile registration intake center

FEMA representatives will open a mobile registration intake center, where survivors can get help signing up for federal aid. It is also in Oroville, right across the street from the local assistance center. It is located at 2000 Feather River Blvd. It's open Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Northern Valley Catholic Social Services could receive CARES Act funding

Happening this morning, members of one county board of supervisors are preparing to decide on how to distribute funding from the federal CARES Act. Shasta County supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. to determine the allocation of funds. Northern Valley Catholic social services could possibly receive $230,000 for a program, called "Shasta Cares."

Redding State of the City happening at noon

In Redding, the chamber of commerce and the city representatives are preparing for the annual state of the city address. That is scheduled just before noon today. Speakers include the mayor and the chamber president.

Chico City Council to discuss adding more beds at Torres Shelter

The City council in Chico is set to meet tonight. The agenda includes a proposal to use general fund money to add more beds at the Torres Shelter. The organization's true north and safe space run the shelter. Reps there are currently in talks with the city to create a "low barrier" shelter. Supporters say it could provide meals, property storage, employment resources, and more.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 923648

Reported Deaths: 17559
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles3050707044
Riverside675521306
San Bernardino641311073
Orange594421468
San Diego55898885
Kern34114420
Fresno31195439
Sacramento25882499
Santa Clara24665404
Alameda23636463
San Joaquin21988492
Contra Costa18877243
Stanislaus17814400
Tulare17730291
Ventura14409166
Imperial13023338
San Francisco12277145
Monterey1153892
San Mateo11278159
Santa Barbara9886126
Sonoma9601136
Merced9588155
Kings848683
Solano758676
Marin7107127
Madera506676
Placer429059
San Luis Obispo424032
Yolo325060
Butte313453
Santa Cruz284825
Shasta199931
Napa199816
Sutter188912
San Benito144915
El Dorado13684
Yuba133810
Mendocino115421
Tehama9219
Lassen7711
Lake70216
Glenn6793
Nevada6328
Humboldt56910
Colusa5536
Calaveras34721
Amador33716
Tuolumne2855
Inyo24015
Siskiyou2140
Mono1822
Del Norte1801
Mariposa812
Plumas760
Modoc450
Trinity280
Sierra60
Alpine40
Unassigned00
Chico
Scattered Clouds
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Hi: 80° Lo: 44°
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Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 80° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 55°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
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Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 55°
Chester
Clear
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Hi: 69° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 81° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 47°
Willows
Scattered Clouds
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Hi: 81° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 55°
We're closing out the month of October on a beautiful note weather-wise over northern California with plenty of sunshine and above-average temperatures. Halloween will bring slightly warmer temperatures and more sunshine.
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