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CHP Air-Ground Speed Enforcement Detail

9 people have died on Highway 70 just in the last 4 months, according to the CHP.

In light of these numbers, the CHP is trying to both educate people about the dangers of speeding, as well as enforce the law. 268 more words

Northern California

Oroville Dam Spillway Emergency Creates Golden Opportunity On Rivers

YUBA CITY (CBS13) — A wet winter in California is spurring a summer Gold Rush, as panners are heading for the rivers and not leaving empty-handed. 113 more words


Evacuees Return Home As Wildfires Across California, West Calm Down

OROVILLE (AP) — Nearly all evacuation orders have been called off for three major fires across California as dozens of wildfires throughout the West were coming under control. 236 more words


Strangers Donate to Man With Down Syndrome Who Lost His Beloved Movie Collection, Home in NorCal Wildfire

Northern California man Mark Orsillo is a massive movie buff – until recently, he had a collection of 300 of his favorite movies.

Orsillo says the inspirational movie “Rudy” is his favorite. 251 more words

Local News

Evacuation Orders Reduced To Warnings For Wall Fire In Butte County

OROVILLE (CBS13) – Firefighters are gaining the upper hand on a fire in Butte County, allowing neighbors the chance to go home.

The 5,800-acre wildfire dubbed the Wall Fire has damaged nearly 100 structures and destroyed more than 40 homes. 78 more words


Oroville Fire Evacuees Return Home As Containment Increases

OROVILLE (AP) — Crews have increased containment of a major Northern California wildfire that sent thousands fleeing homes over the weekend.

Officials on Wednesday also downgraded the number of structures threatened by the fire near Oroville from several thousand to roughly 600. 105 more words


Families Left To Sift Through Ashes After Wall Fire's Devastation

OROVILLE (CBS13) — A community is now returning home to find what’s left after the Wall Fire in Butte County ravaged nearly 6,000 acres.

The fire started Friday afternoon just north of Bangor and has destroyed or damaged almost 100 structures. 386 more words