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With a court mandated deadline looming, the city of Chico has filed an official plan to shelter the homeless near the Chico Municipal Airport.
Teri DuBose, president of Citizens for a Safe Chico, says the political action committee encouraged supporters to contact Huber asking him to resign, but completely disapproves of additional behavior.
The Park Fire that burned just over 400 acres in Upper Bidwell Park is now 100% contained.
One Chico councilmember is creating concern among the community, and it all revolves around his whereabouts over this upcoming summer.
A motion was put forth to give direction to staff about the Shelter Crisis Declaration at Tuesday’s meeting, but eventually failed.
Water is scarce across the entire state of California and it is making many local farmers worried about what’s to come in the next few months.
With California facing yet another drought, homeowners are thinking more about saving water and it can all start in your garden.
This past week, the Lime Saddle and Loafer Point boat ramps were closed because of low lake levels, leaving only the Spillway and Bidwell Canyon open.
CAL FIRE and the Oroville Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Mono Ave. near Table Mountain Blvd. at 11:53 this morning.
On Friday, one federal judge in California overturned a three-decade old ban on assault weapons.