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Speeding Motor Home Collides With 7-Vehicles During Roseville Police Pursuit

Speeding Motor Home Collides With 7-Vehicles During Roseville Police Pursuit

The driver of a motor home who allegedly caused a seven-vehicle crash in Roseville on Monday has been arrested, and police are trying to find a witness to an earlier collision involving the motor home. The major collision, at Baseline and Fiddyment roads, occurred at 2:57 p.m. and involved a…

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/17

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/17

Confident that a series of incoming storms won’t overwhelm the Oroville reservoir a second time, state officials said Thursday that they would slow drainage of the lake so they can do work on an adjacent power plant. The reservoir exceeded its capacity over the weekend, which sent water overflowing into…

Burglaries And Looting Defined Differently By Butte County Sheriff

Burglaries And Looting Defined Differently By Butte County Sheriff

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea repeated his insistence Wednesday that there had been no looting while Oroville was under mandatory evacuation orders, but he conceded that the town had seen “burglaries.” “Certainly we’ve had burglaries,” he said, adding that there are burglaries every day. Honea drew a firm distinction between…

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/16

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/16

Last night, lake levels fell an additional five feet, and were 26 feet below the top of the emergency spillway. Crews continue to work around the clock, regardless of weather conditions, to make emergency repairs. Barges and cranes are being mobilized to remove debris and sediment from the diversion pool.…

Free Small Business Seminar For Veterans In Roseville

Free Small Business Seminar For Veterans In Roseville

Veterans who own a business or would like to start one are invited to attend a free Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo in Roseville on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Attendees will learn how to comply with California’s often complex tax laws. California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Member George…

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/15

Oroville Spillway Update: 2/15

Tuesday afternoon the mandatory Evacuation Order was reduced to a warning. “An Evacuation Warning means the immediate threat has ended but the potential for an emergency remains and therefore residents must remain prepared for the possibility of an Evacuation Order,” said Butte County Sheriff Kory L. Honea. The decision to…

Oroville Spillway Update 2/14

Oroville Spillway Update 2/14

Authorities announced Monday evening that evacuees would not be permitted to return to their homes until both spillways were fixed and the elevated threat of flooding was extinguished. No time table was attached to this news but one can only assume that this process will not be completed anytime soon…

Alleged Murder Suspect Is Part Of First Ever Butte County Jail Evacuation

Alleged Murder Suspect Is Part Of First Ever Butte County Jail Evacuation

A 30-year-old man arrested Saturday near Oroville for allegedly murdering a Redding area man is one of 578 Butte County Jail inmates who were evacuated Sunday to Alameda County as a result of the Oroville Dam crisis. Kane KazzCooper Harrison, also known as Rage, is accused of killing Randall Thomas…

Oroville Spillway Evacuation Update

Oroville Spillway Evacuation Update

There will be a press conference at noon today, February 13, 2017. It will be held at the State Parks Headquarters, 400 Glen Drive Oroville, CA 95966. Lake conditions, including lake levels, inflows, and outflows can be obtained via a recorded message at 530-534-2307. More information is available on the…

Residents Below Eroding Spillway Safe For Now As Oroville Lake Back Below Capacity

Residents Below Eroding Spillway Safe For Now As Oroville Lake Back Below Capacity

Based on information received from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the incident command team managing Lake Oroville, counties and cities near Lake Oroville and the surrounding area issued evacuation orders for residents along the Feather River around Oroville. The concern is that erosion at the head of…

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