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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…

Rain Causes More Damage On Highway 49 Near Nevada City

Rain Causes More Damage On Highway 49 Near Nevada City

Part of highway 49 has collapsed due to water damage and mudslides. There is one-way controlled traffic at various locations from 6.7 miles North of Nevada City/at the South Yuba River Bridge/ to 7.6 miles North of Nevada City. Also, one-way traffic 2.6 miles south of the Nevada/Yuba County line…

Placer County Launches Online Permitting Process

Placer County Launches Online Permitting Process

In a continuing effort to improve service and ease the process for obtaining building permits, Placer County has launched an online permitting process. Now available on the Building Services Division’s online permit portal, https://permits.placer.ca.gov, the service will allow licensed contractors to obtain permits for heating and air conditioning installation, re-roofing,…