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Chico City Council approves amendments to city code following a vigil held by the public for the shooting victim at Teichert Ponds.
Chico City Council will continue a major homeless discussion they held at their last meeting: amending certain city ordinances regarding camping and storage of personal property in public spaces.
The FEMA temporary housing community in Chico is closing its doors this Friday, leaving some Camp Fire survivors stranded and worried about the future. The Erickson’s are one of those families.
The 13th annual Louie Vermeil Classic sprint car races are being held in Chico instead of Calistoga on Labor Day weekend due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Chico Police Department officers arrested 21-year-old Silas Norman Friday night after discovering a stolen loaded .40 caliber handgun in his possession.
Police in Chico are asking for help in solving a murder and an attempted murder that occurred early Saturday morning at Teichert Ponds.
All of South Lake Tahoe is under an evacuation order as the massive Caldor Fire ramps up in size. Lake Tahoe Native Kelsey Adams shares her experience evacuating and the conditions the community is undergoing.
It was nothing but smiles and laughter at the 75th Butte County Fair and CAL FIRE thought this would be a great opportunity to connect with the community, especially with the large fires happening in our area.
People from all over Butte County came to the Chico Elks Lodge to celebrate the county’s search and rescue team and their 60 years of service.
Crime near the Chico Airport continues to be an issue and one Chico man wants to shed light on the problem after criminals stole his father’s urn from his RV.