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Drug House Rousted In SC

Drug House Rousted In SC

(SHASTA COUNTY) – Deputies in Shasta County bring in five people after a probation search reveals narcotics and packaging materials. Officers conducted the operation at a Vasser Way home in Shasta Lake City…this, after several complaints about narcotic activity, and lots of people coming and going. Jeremy Siwka…Sherrie Gould…Ashton Franklin…Rachel Pfanenstiel and Jacob Grigalba face…more »

CAMP FIRE HOUSING BILL PROCEEDS IN SPITE OF OPPOSITION

CAMP FIRE HOUSING BILL PROCEEDS IN SPITE OF OPPOSITION

(SACRAMENTO) – Jim Gallagher’s housing bill went through its paces but clears a major hurdle in Sacramento. AB 430 expedites housing production in the aftermath of Camp Fire. It faced strict opposition from the Chico City Council, including Mayor Randall Stone, if you recall. Supporters say the bill will help alleviate the housing crisis in…more »

BUTT COUNTY CONFIRMS 12TH CASE OF MEASLES

BUTT COUNTY CONFIRMS 12TH CASE OF MEASLES

(BUTTE COUNTY) – Not so fast…health officials in Butte County confirm one additional measles case in an adult…bringing the total number of cases in the county to 12. They say the additional case is linked to the original measles cluster on March 24 and have announced one potential public exposure location. People may have been…more »

Knife Attack In Chico

Knife Attack In Chico

(CHICO) – A man walks into Enloe Emergency, suffering from multiple stab wounds. He tells officers he’s skateboarding on Magnolia Avenue, near the 8th Avenue roundabout…then, a man demanded his belongings…produces the knife and attacks. The victim’s backpack is stolen…he will be alright…the investigation continues.more »

EXCESSIVE FORCE LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST YCPD OFFICER

EXCESSIVE FORCE LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST YCPD OFFICER

(SACRAMENTO) – A Sacramento woman files a federal lawsuit against a Yuba City police officer…the claim?…for punching her in the face before arresting her outside a bar, last spring. Felicia Martinez…she’s a nurse…is suing officer, Mileena Mulcahy and the city of Yuba City for excessive force, false arrest, battery and more. Filed in the state…more »

More Bridge Work

More Bridge Work

(YUBA-SUTTER) – Heads up drivers…officials say the Fifth Street Bridge will be closed for two nights this week as part of the bridge replacement project. Those closures are planned for Wednesday and Thursday between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. Officials say plan accordingly during the two 10-hour closures and to use alternate routes, like the…more »

Hard Rock Moves Along

Hard Rock Moves Along

(YUBA-SUTTER) – In the Appeal-Democrat…the outer shell of what will be the future home of Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain has taken shape. Now, crews are in the midst of bringing the interior building up to speed ahead of the facility’s opening this fall. The plan is to host more career…more »

Improving Jobs Picture

Improving Jobs Picture

(YUBA-SUTTER) – Some good news on the local employment front. As we have been reporting in recent months, jobs numbers in area have been flagging a bit…with some gains…but some jobs losses as well, along the way. But now, as farming operations start to ramp up for the grow season, so do available jobs. So…more »

House Fire In Biggs

House Fire In Biggs

(BIGGS) – Cal Fire was in Biggs to put out a structure fire over on B Street. When fire crews arrived, the blaze was showing from the rear of the structure. They make an aggressive attack and knock down the flames quickly. All the occupants were out of the residence and are okay. A dog,…more »

Flames Knocked Down In Chico

Flames Knocked Down In Chico

(CHICO) – Chico and Cal Fire crews respond to a trailer fire off of Oasis Drive. Three trailers ended up burning. One person was taken to an area hospital with burns. It took the fire team three hours to complete the operation. More may have been hurt in the blaze. The investigation continues.more »

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