Lake Oroville News

11/15/2018 11:35:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
A Harvest Fest fundraiser is planned 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center, 917 Kelly Ridge Road. Costumes are optional for the event which will feature cake walks throughout ...

11/13/2018 8:21:00 PM
WOWT
Cal Fire Deputy Operations Chief Monty Smith says dense, dry vegetation is fueling the spot fires Monday on each side of Lake Oroville. A fire behavior specialist at Cal Fire, Jonathan Pangburn, said ...

11/13/2018 7:04:00 PM
WBKO
Cal Fire Deputy Operations Chief Monty Smith says dense, dry vegetation is fueling the spot fires Monday on each side of Lake Oroville. A fire behavior specialist at Cal Fire, Jonathan Pangburn, said ...

11/13/2018 5:04:00 PM
WFAA
According to the California State Parks Department, some parks were closed out of precaution due to the California wildfires, but some like Lake Oroville State Recreation Area did see some impacts. Ac...

11/13/2018 1:08:00 AM
thefootballexaminer.com
In Northern California, where more than 6,700 buildings have been destroyed in the blaze that obliterated Paradise, firefighters contended with wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour (64 kph) overnight, t...

11/12/2018 1:59:00 PM
The Mercury News
The latest CalFire report shows the Camp Fire’s most intensive activity on its southeast edge, extending to the shore of Lake Oroville. The wildfire — at 113,000 acres (176 square miles) at noon Monda...

11/10/2018 8:02:00 PM
kcra.com
"The fire area is still under the influence of low relative humidities, dry fuel moistures." The wind event "has the potential to drive fire across Lake Oroville, threatening the City of Oroville," sa...

11/2/2018 10:50:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
OROVILLE — The Oroville Recreation Advisory Committee voted on Friday to request that the state Department of Water Resources reimburse houseboat owners who have had to take their boats off Lake Orovi...

11/2/2018 5:18:00 PM
Daily Republic
The public agencies that store water in Lake Oroville may be forced to spend millions of dollars upgrading the dam. State dam operators at the Department of Water Resources also could be forced to sto...

11/2/2018 1:35:00 AM
MSN
The public agencies that store water in Lake Oroville may be forced to spend millions of dollars upgrading the dam. State dam operators at the Department of Water Resources also could be forced to sto...

11/2/2018 12:11:00 AM
Appeal-democrat.com
It’s a few months shy of two years since a hole was ripped into the main spillway at Lake Oroville and 10s of thousands of downstream residents were evacuated for fear a portion of the emergency spill...

10/22/2018 8:44:00 PM
Oregonian
The town is on a high flat butte known as Table Mountain and is reached from Oroville via a twisting 20-minute scenic drive on Cherokee Road overlooking Lake Oroville, the reservoir behind Oroville Da...

10/22/2018 5:22:00 PM
Sacramento
Afterward, we drove around Lake Oroville and had a picnic lunch there. It was a memorable excursion, in part because nowadays my mother isn’t as active as she once was. Nonetheless, this past fall, we ...

10/18/2018 11:10:00 AM
Oroville Mercury-Register
A Harvest Fest fundraiser is planned 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Oroville Visitor Center, 917 Kelly Ridge Road. Costumes are optional for the event which will feature cake walks throughout ...

10/8/2018 10:41:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
A controlled burn will be conducted Tuesday and Wednesday at Loafer Creek near Lake Oroville. Multiple areas of grass and oak woodland will be burned over the two days, totaling approximately 112 acre...

10/8/2018 4:00:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
Lake Oroville Area Garden Club met Sept. 27 to share projects, upcoming events and ideas at Feather River Taco Bell, which treated the club to lunch. Attending are, from left, Joyce Sizer, president; ...

10/4/2018 7:55:00 AM
Engineering News-Record
The Lake Oroville spillway’s 400-acre construction site is an intense flurry of activity. In one corner, an excavator driver uses an old tire as a squeegee to clean away loose rock and prep a foundati...

10/3/2018 12:22:00 PM
Engineering News-Record
The Lake Oroville spillway’s 400-acre construction site is an intense flurry of activity. In one corner, an excavator driver uses an old tire as a squeegee to clean away loose rock and prep a foundati...

9/28/2018 3:51:00 PM
Oroville Mercury-Register
The suspects drove the engine at speeds up to 70 mph and led police on an 85-mile chase through Sacramento, Placer, Yuba and Butte counties before stopping on Highway 70 near Lake Oroville, according ...

9/27/2018 11:25:00 PM
BassFan
“I was like any other typical high school student living in northern California, but then I went to see my first tournament at Lake Oroville and a man named Dee Thomas won that. I knew then that that’ ...

9/25/2018 12:43:00 PM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - There are several improvements underway at the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. The Department of Water Resources is investing $30 million into the area to improve it for day us...

9/23/2018 6:04:00 PM
Action News Now
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A full wildland fire response has been dispatched to an area of eastern Butte County off of Lumpkin Rd., near Lumpkin Ridge and the "F" lines near the south fork of the Feather ...

9/20/2018 6:48:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
The Supplemental Benefits Fund, or SBF, was established by the state Department of Water Resources as part of the relicensing agreement on the Lake Oroville project. The agreement has yet to be approv...

9/14/2018 3:19:00 PM
SFChronicle
The Sierra foothills dangle on the horizon for a long time. Finally reaching them at Lake Oroville is like turning the page in an atlas. Feeling the climbs in your legs when you’ve been plotting them ...

9/10/2018 5:00:00 PM
CBS Sacramento
OROVILLE (AP) – The water level dropped Monday behind the nation’s tallest dam, reducing the risk of a catastrophic spillway collapse and easing fears that prompted the evacuation of nearly 200,000 pe...

9/4/2018 3:57:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
OROVILLE — Day use and boat launching fees are being waived Thursday and Friday at the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. State Parks and the Department of Water Resources teamed up to provide two f...

9/4/2018 3:57:00 PM
Oroville Mercury-Register
OROVILLE — Day use and boat launching fees are being waived Thursday and Friday at the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. State Parks and the Department of Water Resources teamed up to provide two f...

9/3/2018 5:49:00 PM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - As of today, the water level at Lake Oroville is at 738 feet. After it drops another 30 feet, Lime Saddle Marina will have to shut down its boat ramp. The Marina Operations Manager, ...

8/30/2018 5:00:00 PM
CBS Sacramento
OROVILLE, Calif. (CBS13/AP) – State engineers on Thursday discovered new damage to the Oroville Dam spillway in Northern California, the tallest in the United States, though they said there is no harm ...

8/30/2018 3:41:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
The dirt road off Lumpkin Road east of Oroville provides access to the state’s 1,273-acre Craig Saddle Recreation Area, between the South Fork and Middle Fork of Lake Oroville. Talks have broken down ...

8/29/2018 11:24:00 PM
Oroville Mercury-Register
Finally, Butte County has some company out on the limb when it comes to dealing with Lake Oroville. It could be the start of meaningful change, but only if other government agencies and private organi...

8/29/2018 9:18:00 AM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - The Labor Day weekend is right around the corner and to kick off the unofficial end of summer, the Department of Water Resources is opening up several areas around Lake Oroville for ...

8/27/2018 5:00:00 AM
Capital Public Radio
A temporary section of the new Lake Oroville main spillway project fell over last week after two iron braces failed to hold it in place. But the Department of Water Resources says the spillway was not ...

8/24/2018 7:14:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
OROVILLE — The Oroville Recreation Advisory Committee voted 5-4 to exit the Lake Oroville settlement agreement on Friday, an action that could have big implications. The committee, known as ORAC, was ...

8/17/2018 5:37:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
The main suggested funding source for the project is the Supplemental Benefits Fund (SBF) steering committee, which distributes money from the state related to operation of the Lake Oroville Project. ...

8/14/2018 7:20:00 AM
Chico Enterprise-Record
The Lake Oroville Visitor Center will host a special art program for youth ages 7-12 from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at 917 Kelly Ridge Road. Natural and recycled materials will be used to create origin...

8/8/2018 3:09:00 PM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - The Department of Water Resources (DWR) provided an update on construction-related activities for the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project. Construction is currently b...

7/31/2018 12:11:00 PM
Oroville Mercury-Register
Day use and boat launching will be free Thursday and Friday at the Lake Oroville Recreation Area. The Department of Water Resources and California State Parks have offered a couple of free access days ...

7/31/2018 5:00:00 AM
CBS Sacramento
OROVILLE (CBS13) — With water levels dropping at Northern California rivers and reservoirs, historic and prehistoric artifacts can be found up and down the state. But be warned, unearthing artifacts i...

7/27/2018 9:26:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
Oroville Library: 1 p.m. Free movie day .Weekly: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. LEGO Club. 1820 Mitchell Ave. 538-7641. Alcoholics Anonymous, Lake Oroville Fellowship: Noon-8 p.m. 2471 Bird St. All welcome. 538-81...





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