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What you need to know: Sept. 24

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 24.

Posted: Sep 24, 2020 8:39 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 24.

Outrage over lack of charges in Breonna Taylor's death turns into protests across the US

From Kentucky to Georgia, Colorado, to Sacramento, overnight protests nationwide in response to the Louisville grand jury ruling in the case of Breonna Taylor. None of the three officers involved in the incident were charged in her death.

Police chief: 1 man charged in shooting of 2 police officers during protests of Breonna Taylor decision in Kentucky

Police have a suspect in custody related to the shooting of two Louisville officers. Both officers are in the hospital and are expected to recover. Investigators are working to find if there is a link between the shooting and protests.

Protest planned outside of Chico City Hall, amid nationwide protests

Amid protests across the country, local organizers are preparing for a protest outside of Chico City Hall today. Organizers for Concerned Citizens for Justice say they will discuss their plans and visions for the future of the Chico Police Department. Today’s meeting is set for 10 a.m.

Chico Chamber of Commerce host virtual candidate forum

One local chamber of commerce is going virtual to introduce voters to candidates vying for city council. The Chico Chamber of Commerce will host a virtual Chico City Council candidate forum at 6 p.m. Thursday. To take part, register for the forum to get access to the Zoom link. Click here to register. 

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs executive order in response to COVID-19

Local governments can now halt evictions for commercial renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to extend that authorization Wednesday. The order will be in effect through March 31, 2021.

Bear Fire Thursday morning update

Crews continue to battle the Bear Fire also known as the North Complex West Zone. As of Thursday morning, the North Complex West Zone / Bear Fire is 69% contained. It has burned 84,500 acres. The entire North Complex is now 304,492 acres and remains at 78% containment. A total of 2,139 structures have been destroyed and 109 have been damaged. 10,000 structures remain threatened by the Bear Fire.

Some CA national parks reopen as air quality improves

Some California national parks are starting to re-open as air quality improves. Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park is set to welcome back visitors on Friday. Both parks closed last Thursday when smoke created hazardous air quality.

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
Broken Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 57°
Oroville
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 55°
Paradise
Broken Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 57°
Chester
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Clear
49° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 47°
Willows
Broken Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 57°
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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