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PARADISE LOSES 90 PERCENT OF POPULATION

PARADISE LOSES 90 PERCENT OF POPULATION

(PARADISE) – The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the nation’s deadliest wildfire in nearly a century raged last year, new figures show. Door-to-door surveyors counted 2,034 residents in Paradise, as of April.more »

Water Improves In Paradise

Water Improves In Paradise

(PARADISE) – The Paradise Irrigation District holds a community meeting at the Paradise Alliance Church to update Camp Fire survivors on their water recovery efforts. PID officials tell those present most of the water in Paradise is clean. Their goal is to get everyone back on water people can drink, shower and cook with. But…more »

TWO YUBA CITY CHILDREN BURNED AFTER PLAYING WITH BUTANE

TWO YUBA CITY CHILDREN BURNED AFTER PLAYING WITH BUTANE

(YUBA CITY) – Yuba City Police were at a Shanghai Bend Road location…two young boys are burned while playing with a butane can and a lighter. There was an explosion. An 8-year-old boy suffers second and third-degree burns…he was flown to a Sacramento hospital. A 6-year-old boy suffered minor injuries. Officials stress the incident is…more »

MAN INJURED IN POSSIBLE GANG RELATED YUBA CITY SHOOTING

MAN INJURED IN POSSIBLE GANG RELATED YUBA CITY SHOOTING

(YUBA CITY) – A car crash call turns into a shooting investigation in Yuba City. Officers respond to a two-car accident at Wilbur and Del Monte. Several people involved fled the area before the police got there. A quick search ends with all of them located by officers. One man was shot…he has non-life-threatening injuries.…more »

NEWSOM SIGNS BILL WITH $21-BILLION FOR WILDFIRE VICTIMS

NEWSOM SIGNS BILL WITH $21-BILLION FOR WILDFIRE VICTIMS

(SACRAMENTO) – Governor Newsom signs a bill, creating a $21 billion dollar fund for wildfire victims. Half of that money would come from customers and the other half from utilities like PG&E. Insiders say AB 1054 goes beyond creating the fund by increasing safety regulations on utility companies. The goal is to make sure that…more »

WHEATLAND OFFICIALS APPROVE BUDGET WITH SURPLUS

WHEATLAND OFFICIALS APPROVE BUDGET WITH SURPLUS

(WHEATLAND) – In the Appeal-Democrat…Wheatland residents can expect levels of city services to remain the same this year, following the approval of the upcoming yearly budget, there. The city budgeted $5.3 million to cover its operating expenses, with capital expenses totaling $602,000. Its general fund, the city’s primary operating fund throughout the year, is projected…more »

CAL FIRE UPDATES FOR NORTHSTATE

CAL FIRE UPDATES FOR NORTHSTATE

(NORTHSTATE) – In Butte County, three small fires start up in the Honey Run and Centerville area…contained quickly by crews from CAL FIRE Butte…less than a few acres of brush consumed. In Oroville…crews quickly knocked down a one acre blaze between Highway 70 and Yolo Avenue, near the bridge over the Feather River…Cal Fire was…more »

SHASTA COUNTY TRAFFIC STOP NETS FUGITIVE

SHASTA COUNTY TRAFFIC STOP NETS FUGITIVE

(COTTONWOOD) – Shasta County deputies arrest a man they say stole a pickup truck in Yreka. Travis Banghart was behind the wheel of the vehicle when officers in Cottonwood spot him…a quick warrant check reveals he’s wanted for two separate issues…a check of the license plates shows up on the hot sheet. Banghart was brought…more »

MAN WANTED IN BUTTE COUNTY APPREHENDED IN TRAFFIC STOP

MAN WANTED IN BUTTE COUNTY APPREHENDED IN TRAFFIC STOP

(PARADISE) – A traffic stop in Paradise nets the arrest of Matthew Dunlap. He had five warrants for his arrest…soon discovered by officers, as the dispatcher read them off…while Dunlap waited by his motorcycle at the Bille Road and Himmel Street location. In the end…Paradise Police…Gridley Police…Siskiyou County Sheriff’s…along with Butte County deputies wanted him…more »

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