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What’s happening Monday in the north valley

Monday<p>Community<p><b>Chico Seed Orchard:</b> Pedestrian gate; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Main gate, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. drive-thru Monday-Friday. 209 acre. Conservation …

Domestic Violence

Horoscopes: Aug. 19, 2018

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Clay Walker, 49; Matthew Perry, 49; John Stamos, 55; Bill Clinton, 72.Happy Birthday: Your attitude will slowly change …

Bill Clinton

Hot shot

<b>Playing in nature:</b> Jay Goldberg plays a Native American flute while resting in the shade of a tree by Sycamore Pool Thursday in Chico. Readers can …

Native Americans

Two men arrested in connection to Home Depot robbery

CHICO — Two men were arrested in connection to a robbery at Home Depot Saturday afternoon, the Chico Police Department said.<p>At 2:27 p.m., officers …

Home Depot

Birthdays

<b>Aug. 19</b>: Happy birthday to Margaret Dent of Oroville and Steven Haddock of Chico.<p><b>Aug. 20</b>: Happy birthday to Michael Howard of Oroville.<p><b>Aug. 21</b>: Happy …

Fire destroys double-wide in Palermo

PALERMO — A double-wide modular home was destroyed by fire Friday night in Palermo.The fire on the 2300 block of Pinecrest Road was reported about …

Driver killed when train hits car in Chico

CHICO — An Amtrak train his a car on the tracks at West Sacramento Avenue early Saturday morning, and the car’s driver died, the Chico Police …

Amtrak

What’s happening Saturday in the north valley

Saturday<p>Events<p><b>Farmers Market, Chico:</b> 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Second and Wall streets. EBT cards accepted to use with redeemable market script for eligible …

Murals

What’s happening this weekend in Oroville

Saturday<p>Events<p><b>Union Square Farmer’s Market, Oroville:</b> 7:30 a.m.-noon. Local food producers, artisan creations, music, educational vendors, kids …

Automotive Industry

Screens to catch trash coming into Chico storm drains

CHICO — In the next 10 years, Chico is going to have to put hundreds of screens in its storm drains to catch trash and keep it from flowing into the …

City Politics

Thorson captures Tyler Wolf memorial race victory

CHICO — Duran Duran’s “Hungry Like the Wolf” blaring over the speakers at Silver Dollar Speedway served as the perfect prelude to Friday night’s …

Motorsport

Senior planner

Senior PlannerCARD Senior Programs (call regarding cost and dates):<b>Lakeside Pavilion:</b> 2565 California Park Drive, Chico, 895-4015.<b>CARD Community</b> …

High Blood Pressure

Dedication to veterans, community: Chico VFW post receives ‘All State’ honor

CHICO — On Aug. 7, the Chico Post 1555 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars was honored by the California Department of the VFW.<p>Jerry Brady, VFW state …

Vietnam War

Horoscopes: Aug. 18, 2018

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Andy Samberg, 40; Edward Norton, 49; Denis Leary, 61; Robert Redford, 82.Happy Birthday: Too much, too fast will be …

Edward Norton

A senior moment: The role of the mind in pain and suffering

So far this series of columns on managing chronic pain has touched on physical and interventional approaches. This column will focus on the …

Pain

Aquatic center pitched to Feather River Recreation and Park District board

OROVILLE — The Feather River Recreation and Park District may dip its toes into a discussion over bringing an aquatic center to the city, after …

Recreation

NAACP meetings in Oroville offer chance to meet local candidates

OROVILLE — Attendees at upcoming Butte County NAACP meetings will get a chance to meet Democrat Audrey Denney, District 1 congressional candidate, …

City Politics

Butte County’s jobless rate declines in July

Low, but not the lowest, is how July’s unemployment rate for Butte County sized up against other 2018 reports.The July rate was 5.1 percent, which …

Unemployment

Chico water tanks not as dangerous as originally thought

CHICO – After additional examination, some of the California Water Service Co. elevated water tanks in Chico aren’t in as bad a shape as originally …

Salvation Army

Meeting Wednesday on Highway 70 widening

OROVILLE — A public open house on two projects to widen Highway 70 has been set for 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Southside Oroville Community Center, …

Palermo

Chico State ranked by magazine among top public universities

CHICO — Chico State University was ranked 37th out of 727 public colleges in Money magazine’s fifth annual ranking of the nation’s “50 Best Public …

College & University

Bobcats look to rebound in 2018

It wasn’t a normal year for Paradise High football in 2017. The Bobcats went 2-8 and missed the playoffs. It was the worst season for the Bobcats …

Friday, weekend heating up in the north valley

A weekend with at least one triple-digit day could be ahead for the north valley, but for Friday, the temperature will be manageable.The National …

Weather

Sow There!: History of garden science through children’s books

For a year or more I’ve been hoarding children’s books. The Friends of the Library holds an amazing book sale every Saturday, (except holidays) 9 …

Children's Books

What’s happening Friday in the north valley

Friday<p>Events<p><b>Car Show</b>: Noon-3 p.m. Many older cars plus free burgers and ‘dogs,’ Cokes and potato salad. Townsend House, 10 Ilahee Lane, Chico. …

Domestic Violence

Paradise Adventist volleyball tops Durham

The Paradise Adventist volleyball team topped the Durham Trojans 3-1 Thursday night.<p>The Cougars won 25-14, 21-25, 25-20 and 25-14.<p>Sarah Goymer and …

What’s happening Friday in Oroville

Friday<p>Events<p><b>Community Health & Resource Fair</b>: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free health screening, informational booths, children’s activities and entertainment for …

Community Health

Horoscopes: Aug. 17, 2018

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Austin Butler, 27; Tammy Townsend, 48; Donnie Wahlberg, 49; Robert De Niro, 75.Happy Birthday: Look at all sides of …

Robert DeNiro

Poplar Avenue Elementary starts Hmong dual-language preschool class

OROVILLE — Poplar Avenue Elementary School is offering an innovative new preschool class this year where children are taught in both Hmong and …

Education

New Chico hotel under construction, others following

CHICO — With the uptick in the economy, construction is flying on a new 93-room Holiday Inn Express in east Chico.But it’s the tip of the iceberg, to …