OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities have arrested a woman they say scammed $63,100 from a 75-year-old who lost a home in a wildfire last year that killed 85.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's water resources agency has agreed to pay a Northern California county $12 million to repair roads after a crisis at the country's tallest dam forced nearly...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say an off-duty sheriff's deputy shot and killed an intruder he said was trying to break into his home in a rural Northern California...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A federally funded government hazard tree-removal program will remove destroyed trees from last year's deadly Camp Fire that remain on private property and could fall on...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman authorities say embezzled more than $63,000 from a senior citizen who lost a home in a devastating Northern California...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The pilot of a charter jet that skidded off a Northern California runway and burst into flames last month reported that he couldn't get the plane off the ground despite...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eight executives of an Atlanta-based package company were among the 10 people who escaped when a plane burst into flames at a small Northern California airport, a company...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into...
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies found an Oroville woman.
HANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Forecasters say warming California weather will increase melting of the huge Sierra Nevada snowpack and raise water levels in many rivers and streams in the coming...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man shot his wife and 8-year-old son to death after an argument and then killed himself, authorities said Wednesday.
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on three people found dead at a Northern California home (all times local):
Authorities say a man shot his wife and 8-year-old son to death...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man has been arrested on suspicion of killing a woman whose body was discovered as the state's most destructive wildfire raged nearby.
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An investigation has determined that a July 2017 wildfire that destroyed more than 40 homes in Northern California was sparked by a defective electrical panel at a Butte...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An epic winter of rain and snow has refilled California's reservoirs and pressed into service a spillway at the nation's tallest dam Tuesday, a $1 billion structure that...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California officials using a spillway at the nation's tallest dam for the first time in two years and surveying mountain snowpack (all times...
Water flows on rebuilt spillway at nation’s tallest dam in California for 1st time since it crumbled in near catastrophe
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Water flows on rebuilt spillway at nation’s tallest dam in California for 1st time since it crumbled in near catastrophe.
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The flood-control spillway at the nation's tallest dam will be deployed this week for the first time since it was rebuilt after it crumbled during heavy rains two years...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government has rejected $306 million in reimbursements for California's repair of damaged spillways on the nation's tallest dam, a state agency said...
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Another Pacific storm moving into Northern California has prompted a flash flood watch for communities hit by last year's devastating wildfire.
The National Weather Service says mud and debris flows are possible in and around the town of Paradise through 9 p.m. Sunday.
Forecasters say thunderstorms packing heavy rainfall could cause small rivers and creeks to rise quickly.
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local):
Authorities have reported six more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 48 in the deadliest wildfire in state history.
The announcement came Tuesday after authorities ramped up the search for more victims buried in rubble left by the blaze that incinerated the town of Paradise.
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):
A fire official says the Northern California town of Paradise has been "pretty much" destroyed.
CalFire Capt. Scott McLean says a wind-whipped wildfire destroyed thousands of structures but he said they won't have an exact count until they can get into the area.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water officials said Wednesday that the $1.1 billion spillway at the nation's tallest dam will be in full working order if it's needed this winter, nearly two years after it was damaged and thousands were forced to flee.
California officials say $1.1 billion spillway at nation’s tallest dam will be ready for this year’s rainy season
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California officials say $1.1 billion spillway at nation's tallest dam will be ready for this year's rainy season.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a wet California storm (all times local):
Officials say water flows into Lake Oroville following the Northern California storm are not enough to require opening the partially rebuilt spillway at the troubled dam.
California Department of Water Resources officials said Sunday that the lake level stayed below 800 feet (244 meters) and inflows are now tapering off.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a Northern California storm (all times local):
Heavy rain is falling in Northern California as a "Pineapple Express" storm system lashes the region.
The National Weather Service says many areas have received about 2 inches (5 centimeters) of rain in the past 24 hours but Venado in Sonoma County has gotten nearly 5 inches (12 centimeters).
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Yosemite closing campsites because of storm (all times local):
Yosemite National Park says it's closing campgrounds in the California park because of an approaching storm.
The park says all campgrounds and visitor lodging in Yosemite Valley will be closed to visitors beginning at 5 p.m. Friday and reservations through Saturday have been cancelled.
Campgrounds will remain open I other areas, including El Portal.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Oroville Dam operators said Tuesday they may have to release water over a partially rebuilt spillway for the first time since repairs began on the badly damaged structure last summer.
Department of Water Resources officials said anticipated storms could trigger releases this week or next. They've stepped up releases through other outlets in hopes of avoiding the need to use the spillway.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that seeks to beef up dam inspections following a near disaster that caused the evacuation of almost 200,000 people living downstream from the tallest one in the United States.
The measure implements several recommendations from experts who reviewed the crisis at Oroville Dam last year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One year after the worst structural failures at a major U.S. dam in a generation, federal regulators who oversee California's half-century-old, towering Oroville Dam say they are looking hard at how they overlooked its built-in weaknesses for decades.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Jan. 26 about damage to California's Oroville Dam, The Associated Press reported that the state Department of Water Resources' estimate of $870 million for emergency response and repairs "should stand." The story should have included an explanation by DWR spokeswoman Erin Mellon that while all known costs so far are included in the total, unforeseen events could change the final bill.
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — State officials say crisis at faltering Northern California dam has cost $870 million.
A towering spillway at the nation's tallest dam was crumbling, and tens of thousands of people were fleeing for their lives. But as darkness fell, state officials realized dealing with the unfolding crisis in Northern California was about to get even worse: They couldn't see.
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — With looming floods and roaring flames, Chuck Wilsey's year sounds more like ancient scripture than modern living in Northern California.
Wilsey returned to his ranch home in Oroville on Monday, relieved to learn it had been spared by the wildfire, just as he had stayed clear of troubles brought on by a damaged spillway at a nearby dam five months ago.