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While attending Chico State he worked for the college newspaper “The Orion.”
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It seems fire survivors have more in common than just property destruction. Most are anxious to see what - if anything remains.
When the sheriff issues an evacuation order during a major wildfire most people hit the road. Most people would not include one Cherokee man who decided to stay behind.
Portions of Lake Oroville State Recreation Area remain closed to the public due to the Bear Fire. However, houseboat owners will be given limited access to inspect their boats.
A convenience store in east Oroville is proving to be a valuable resource for Bear Fire evacuees.
Officers from the Oroville Police Department say a man died on Friday moments after receiving a call of a break-in Friday.
A Berry Creek man who was forced to evacuate by the Bear Fire feels devastated after he says this is the second time he lost his home by a fire, the first time was the Camp Fire.
People who live on the ridge are among those without power Tuesday morning. Action News Now spoke with a longtime couple that just moved back after the Camp Fire, to see how they prepared.
If you would like to look up your address to find out if your home location is being monitored for a potential safety shutoff, you can type your specific address.
Firefighters quickly contained a vegetation fire that broke out late Thursday night near the Thermalito Forebay.
Students at Concow School at Spring Valley received a special surprise on Monday from a martial arts instructor.
Data is updated nightly.
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