NVCF Announces Emergency Response Fund for the Wall Fire

Jul 10, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From an E-Blast from the North Valley Community Foundation NVCF announces emergency response fund for the Wall Fire Courtesy Fox40.com The North Valley Community Foundation is collecting donations to support those affected by the Wall Fire that started on Friday near Bangor. An emergency response fund has been established and donations can be made in person or by […]

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Emergency Siren Tests at Lake Oroville Spillways

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From an Update from the Department of Water Resources On the first Friday of each month at noon there will be a test of the Emergency Siren at the Oroville Spillway. You may hear a loud siren. This is only a test. The siren test will last less than one minute. The purpose of the […]

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The “O” on Table Mountain

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Courtesy of the Oroville Union High School District If you have been to the “O” you no doubt found yourself sitting down near it, catching your breath after the strenuous climb, and wondering about those that made this 79 year old symbol of our town. It’s a wonder all right. The view from there is […]

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DWR Hosting Community Meetings in July

Jul 07, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From The Oroville Mercury Register The state Department of Water Resources announced Friday another series of community meetings will take place this month in Oroville, Marysville and Yuba City at 6:00 pm. The purpose of the gatherings is to provide residents with an update on the Oroville Dam spillways recovery project. Read more.

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Gallagher Legislation to Expedite Levee Repairs Passes Committee

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From a Press Release from James Gallagher James Gallagher Assemblyman, 3rd District   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              CONTACT: Curtis Grima July 6, 2017                                                                                                   (916) 319-2003   Gallagher Legislation to Expedite Levee Repairs Passes Committee   SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) was successful in advancing legislation to streamline certain critical levee repairs.  Assembly Bill 1273 […]

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Editorial: Hits and Misses (Oroville Fireworks & Oroville Spillway Incident)

Jul 03, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From The Chico ER Within this editorial there is discussion about the Oroville Fireworks Show at the Thermalito North Forebay and how to file for losses during the evacuation due to the Oroville Spillway Incident. Read more here.

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Show Must Go On – Oroville Ready for Dam-less Fireworks Show

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From KRCR News Channel 7 A Fourth of July tradition ends this Tuesday, as the annual fireworks show will not be held at Lake Oroville overlooking the Oroville Dam because it could interfere with the reconstruction work of the spillway. Instead, this year’s fireworks display will be held at the Thermalito North Forebay off Highway […]

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UC Berkeley Poll Highlights Need for Assemblyman Gallagher’s Bill to Close Digital Divide

Jun 30, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From a Press Release from Assemblyman James Gallagher FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              CONTACT: Curtis Grima June 28, 2017                                                                                                (916) 319-2003   UC Berkeley Poll Highlights Need for Assemblyman Gallagher’s Bill to Close Digital Divide     SACRAMENTO—A UC Berkeley Institute for Government Studies (IGS) Poll released this week on home broadband adoption provides further evidence for the […]

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Oroville Dam: Should Ex-Employee be Advising DWR?

Jun 29, 2017, Amber Marron, No Comments

From The Sacramento Bee Facing a crisis after a huge crater formed in the main flood-control spillway at Oroville Dam, officials at the California Department of Water Resources called in an old hand to help: David Gutierrez, a nationally known engineer who had just retired as chief of the agency’s dam-safety division. He seemed like […]

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New Stop Signs at 5th & Cal Oak Road, and 6th & Nelson Avenue

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New stop signs will be put up at South Fifth Avenue and Cal Oak Road making it a four way stop. New stop signs will also be put up at Nelson Avenue and 6th Street making it a three way stop. For more information on 5th & Cal Oak Road, click here. For more information […]

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