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Bear Fire Evacuees getting help from FEMA

Bear Fire victims can go to The Local Assistance Center in Oroville to get help with some of their needs. One man explains how FEMA helped him.

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Bear Fire survivors getting help

Bear Fire victims can go to The Local Assistance Center in Oroville to get help with some of their needs. Action News Now spoke to one victim about the help he needs.

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Bear Fire evacuees getting help

Bear Fire victims can go to The Local Assistance Center in Oroville to get help with some of their needs. Action News Now spoke to one evacuee about how she's able to get help.

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Whiskeytown Environmental School celebrates 50 years

Celebrating the legacy of learning. The Whiskeytown Environmental School will be celebrating 50 years this weekend.

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Shasta County Public Health rescinds flu shot mandate

Shasta County rescinded its flu shot mandate for healthcare workers. The county made the decision after hearing concerns from both the Board of Supervisors and local workers.

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Storm Tracker Weather

A weak disturbance passed over northern California early this morning, but as expected, it only brought some gusty wind, a few clouds, slightly cooler weather, and no rain. Much bigger changes to our weather will occur this weekend.

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Concerned citizens for justice calls for a change

Concerned citizens for justice calls for a change with the Chico Police Department.

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Joy Lyn's Candies gearing up for grand reopening in Paradise

One popular candy shop in Paradise is getting ready to make a come back nearly two years after it was lost in the Camp Fire. Action News Now Kristian Lopez shares how Joy Lyn’s Candies is gearing up for their grand reopening.

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Nail salons given green light to operate indoors once again

The past six months have been a rollercoaster for many businesses, including nail salons. But now, many are back open for indoor operations after receiving the green light from the state.

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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.

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Storm Tracker Forecast: Mild today, but high fire danger is ahead

Impacted air quality, breezy south winds, and below average temperatures are ahead for today. Much hotter temperatures, very dry conditions, and gusty north winds will bring high fire danger back into our region this weekend.

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Storm Tracker Forecast: Mild today, but high fire danger is ahead

Impacted air quality, breezy south winds, and below average temperatures are ahead for today. Much hotter temperatures, very dry conditions, and gusty north winds will bring high fire danger back into our region this weekend.

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Community responds: Thermalito possibly being annexed into Oroville

The process of annexing Thermalito into the city limits of Oroville is very much still in the early stages. City management is gathering feedback and community reaction before handing it to the city council of Oroville.

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How firefighters are using hand crews to fight the Bear Fire

The Bear Fire is now over 60% contained. Firefighters are working to fully contain an area right off Lower Forbestown Road.

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How firefighters are fighting the Bear Fire with air attack

The Bear Fire is now over 60% contained. Firefighters are working to fully contain an area right off Lower Forbestown Road.

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How firefighters are fighting the Bear Fire with dozer lines

The Bear Fire is now over 60% contained. Firefighters are working to fully contain an area right off Lower Forbestown Road.

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How firefighters are using hand crews to protect homes

The Bear Fire is now over 60% contained. Firefighters are working to fully contain an area right off Lower Forbestown Road.

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Sheriff: Residents can't return to Butte co. evacuation areas yet

The Butte County Sheriff says many residents still can not return home after the Bear Fire for safety reasons. Sheriff Honea also talks about how evacuations are communicated to the public and how evacuation warnings and orders are decided.

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Shasta County Office of Elections will open all polling places during election

The presidential election is fast approaching and here in California, every registered voter will have a ballot mailed to them.

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City of Chico considers spending $2.5 million on homeless solutions

The City of Chico is hammering out a new plan to help get the homeless off the streets.

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How does the Butte County Sheriff communicate evacuations?

The Butte County Sheriff says many residents still can not return home after the Bear Fire for safety reasons. Sheriff Honea also talks about how evacuations are communicated to the public and how evacuation warnings and orders are decided.

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How does the Butte county sheriff decide on evacuations?

The Butte County Sheriff says many residents still can not return home after the Bear Fire for safety reasons. Sheriff Honea also talks about how evacuations are communicated to the public and how evacuation warnings and orders are decided.

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COVID-19 creating overwhelming need for holiday donations to Salvation Army

The holiday season is just around the corner. One local nonprofit is already looking forward to the crucial fundraising season.

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Storm Tracker Weather

Wednesday has been similar to Tuesday around northern California with comfortable temperatures, but unhealthy levels of smoke in the air. A cold front is approaching the West Coast, and that will move over the region on Thursday.

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New Chico PD unit aims to cut down violent crime

Last week, the Chico Police Department announced that they created a new unit to combat violent crimes in Chico.

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Temperaturas máximas estuvieron en los 80's para el valle

Esta tarde los vientos soplaran moderadamente con ráfagas de viento alcanzando 30 mph. Es probable que haya vientos del sur de hasta 15 mph en la mayor parte de nuestra región. Ráfagas en el valle de hasta 20 mph y la sierra tiene el potencial de tener ráfagas de hasta 30 mph.

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Crews knock down early morning fire at homeless camp in Redding

Redding firefighters knocked down a fire at a homeless camp early Wednesday morning.

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Paradise Rebuilding and Recovery: Deadlines set for private hazard tree removal program

The Town of Paradise continues to make gains as it works to rebuild and recover after the Camp Fire. Disaster Recovery Manager, Katie Simmons, spoke with Action News Now Linda Watkins-Bennett with what you need to know.

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Sierra Oro Virtual Farm Trail continues

The Oro Farm Trail is still hosting its passport weekend event, where arms and wineries share their products with the community.

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Sierra Oro Virtual Farm Trail includes new limited edition lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Sierra Nevada Brewery released a new seasonal beer, the new dark beer includes a variety of flavors from the Sierra Oro Farm Trail.

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Storm Tracker Forecast: Mild & breezy today, but high fire danger returns this weekend

Mild temperatures and breezy south winds are ahead for your Wednesday. We'll have a chance for coastal showers and end up a little cooler on Thursday. Gusty north winds, dry conditions, and hotter temperatures will bring high fire danger back into our forecast this weekend.

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Cal Fire on scene of a vegetation fire in the Lime Saddle Campground

8:40 p.m., Tuesday -- Forward progress has been stopped on the Turkey Fire.

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Global Empowerment Mission back in Butte County help Bear Fire victims

One humanitarian group is looking to help Bear Fire victims, two years after they helped Camp Fire survivors.

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University Preparatory School switches to distance learning after confirmed coronavirus case

Another Shasta County school hit with a positive case of the coronavirus.

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Lakeside Market helping fire survivors

One Butte County business owner is taking new steps to rally around Bear Fire evacuees.

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Bear Fire evacuees begin returning home

Many Bear fire evacuees finally got to go home Monday night for the first time in two weeks.

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Storm Tracker Weather

A small trough of low pressure moved over the Pacific Northwest on this first day of autumn, and it brought more gusty wind and an improvement to the air quality for most of us. The breezes will continue through the week, and other changes are coming soon.

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Website aims to help reunite Bear Fire survivors with their lost pets

Many Bear fire victims remain separated from their pets two weeks after the fire erupted.

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Capturing diverse stories from the coronavirus pandemic

The Chico State Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology hosts a community discussion to gather diverse viewpoint on the pandemic for an upcoming exhibit

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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.

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Storm Tracker Forecast: Warm with improved air quality today

Air quality is looking better for the start of your Tuesday, and we'll be warm and breezy for your first afternoon of the fall season. Slightly cooler with coastal showers later this week, but dry and hotter conditions return for your weekend.

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Two keys to success fire crews are hoping for as the Bear Fire continues to threaten structures

Nearly two weeks since the Bear Fire erupted and entered Butte County, containment has gone from zero percent to over 50-percent in just seven days. Still, over 10,000 structures remain threatened, and over 1,800 structures have been destroyed.

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Fire captain receives outpouring support after losing home

A Fire Captain from Berry Creek who lost his home while battling The Bear Fire received a free trailer from the organization 'Emergency RV.'

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Northern Valley Catholic Social Services could receive CARES Act money

The Shasta County Board of Supervisors will tackle funding for Covid-19 from the federal government at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors.

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Dragon Sculpture now stands outside Chico home

An impressive new sculpture outside a Chico area home has passersby turning their heads for a better look. It's a huge dragon that resembles something out of a "Transformers" movie.

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CDC removes guidance about airborne COVID-19 transmission

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reverted to its previous guidance about how coronavirus is transmitted, removing language about airborne transmission it had posted just days earlier.

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The Bear Fire now has National Guard assistance

The National Guard is now stationed at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds and will be assisting Cal Fire in the field on the Bear Fire as type 2 hand crews.

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Storm Tracker Weather

Air quality has worsened for most of northern California as a lot of smoke from our area fires as settled over the valleys and foothills. We can expect more hazy, smoky sunshine on Tuesday with light to moderate breezes as autumn begins.

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Man arrested after breaking into woman's home through dog door

Redding police arrested a man for breaking into a woman's home, by crawling through her dog door.

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What you need to know: Sept. 21

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 21.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 796436

Reported Deaths: 15291
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2633336423
Riverside576951173
San Bernardino53121908
Orange525381176
San Diego45425767
Kern31647357
Fresno27944362
Sacramento21800393
Alameda20839395
Santa Clara20648300
San Joaquin20060434
Stanislaus16425342
Contra Costa16156202
Tulare15782257
Ventura12507146
Imperial11658317
San Francisco1090199
San Mateo9664144
Monterey964570
Santa Barbara8952111
Merced8803140
Kings754477
Sonoma7225120
Marin6620114
Solano623260
Madera442465
Placer352343
San Luis Obispo345327
Butte277640
Yolo277355
Santa Cruz22838
Sutter168610
Napa165213
San Benito131411
Yuba11337
El Dorado10784
Mendocino88718
Shasta75114
Lassen7360
Glenn5683
Tehama5294
Nevada5256
Colusa5226
Lake51611
Humboldt4906
Calaveras31414
Amador28716
Tuolumne2264
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1630
Del Norte1381
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc250
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Broken Clouds
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Hi: 87° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 87° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 74°
Paradise
Broken Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 75°
Chester
49° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 49°
Red Bluff
Overcast
72° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 72°
Willows
Broken Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 75°
A weak disturbance passed over northern California early this morning, but as expected, it only brought some gusty wind, a few clouds, slightly cooler weather, and no rain. Much bigger changes to our weather will occur this weekend.
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