Lake Oroville News

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...

9/10/2018 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...

7/22/2018 10:01:00 PM
Appeal-democrat.com
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7/20/2018 8:17:00 PM
Oroville Mercury-Register
Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) OROVILLE — After years of paperwork and late nights spent studying ...

7/19/2018 12:51:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
A 10 to 15 acre wildfire is burning on the east side Highway 162, just north of the bridge over Lake Oroville. The fire is under attack from ground and air by Cal Fire-Butte County. Scanner traffic in...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/17/2018 6:31:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
OROVILLE — Enhancements to several Lake Oroville recreation areas are in the works this summer as the state Department of Water Resources makes good on its promise to improve lake access ahead of the ...

7/15/2018 1:27:00 PM
EMS World
July 15—A police chase across four counties Saturday ended above Lake Oroville after a Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District fire truck was stolen and taken on a pursuit that lasted about 85 miles. Th...

7/15/2018 12:42:00 PM
The Sacramento Bee
The body of a man who disappeared off of a houseboat on Lake Oroville early Saturday morning has been found, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Officers pronounced Roseville res...

7/15/2018 10:58:00 AM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - Authorities found a man from Roseville dead 200 feet underwater at Lake Oroville after a friend asked about his whereabouts, officials said. According to the Butte County Sheriff’s ...

7/15/2018 7:03:00 AM
Fire Rescue 1
Pursuit of the stolen Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District engine ended on Highway 70 north of Lake Oroville around 6 p.m. Officers arrested a man and a woman, according to the California Highway Pat...

7/15/2018 2:05:00 AM
Sacramento Bee
A police chase across four counties Saturday ended above Lake Oroville after a Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District fire truck was stolen and taken on a pursuit that lasted about 85 miles. The truck ...

7/14/2018 10:39:00 PM
Appeal-democrat.com
Pursuit of the stolen Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District engine ended on Highway 70 north of Lake Oroville around 6 p.m. Officers arrested a man and a woman, according to the California Highway Pat...

7/14/2018 8:11:00 PM
Oroville Mercury-Register
OROVILLE — The body of a Roseville man who had been on a houseboat at Lake Oroville was recovered Saturday morning following a two-hour search. About 2:50 a.m. Saturday, the Butte County Sheriff’s Off...

7/11/2018 4:21:00 PM
Western Farm Press
Today the Department of Water Resources (DWR) provided an update on construction-related activities for the Lake Oroville Spillways Emergency Recovery Project. Construction on the Main Spillway Founda...

7/10/2018 9:37:00 PM
kcra.com
WEBVTT THERE ARE LOSERS AND WINNERS BECAUSE OF THE SPILLWAYS’ RECONSTRUCTION. VICKI: THE SUN GLISTENING DOWN ON LAKE OROVILLE, AND ECONOMIC VITAL SIGN. SUMMER, A MAGNET FOR THOSE DITCHING THE LAND. A ...

7/10/2018 7:16:00 PM
kcra.com
WEBVTT THERE ARE LOSERS AND WINNERS BECAUSE OF THE SPILLWAYS’ RECONSTRUCTION. VICKI: THE SUN GLISTENING DOWN ON LAKE OROVILLE, AND ECONOMIC VITAL SIGN. SUMMER, A MAGNET FOR THOSE DITCHING THE LAND. A ...

7/10/2018 4:56:00 PM
kcra.com
All evacuation orders that were issued near a wildfire burning north of Lake Oroville have been lifted as fire crews have made good progress on the blaze, according to officials. Cal Fire tweeted that ...

7/10/2018 3:07:00 PM
kcra.com
A wildfire has prompted evacuation orders Tuesday near Lake Oroville, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office. Cal Fire tweeted that a 10-acre blaze, dubbed the Dark Fire, was sparked just befo...

7/10/2018 2:43:00 PM
CBS Sacramento
OROVILLE (CBS13) – Authorities have issued evacuation orders due to a growing fire in Butte County near Oroville on Tuesday. The fire, which is being called the Dark Fire, is burning south of Rich Gul...

7/9/2018 6:25:00 PM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. -- The Oroville Recreation Advisory Committee, also known as ORAC, is pushing back against the Department of Water Resources in response to the lower Lake Oroville levels. ORAC said t...

7/5/2018 11:30:00 AM
Paradise Post
The Paradise softball majors avenged last year’s loss in the District 47 title game by defeating the same team they lost to in Lake Oroville, 5-0. Paradise was able to advance thanks, in part to pitch...

7/4/2018 6:15:00 PM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - While crews continue to reconstruct at the Oroville Dam spectators will now see the fireworks show at the Thermalito Forebay* Wednesday evening. State Park rangers say it was tough ...

7/3/2018 11:45:00 PM
CBS Sacramento
OROVILLE (CBS13) — Construction on the damaged Oroville Dam spillway is affecting levels at Lake Oroville just before the holiday celebrations. The Department of Water Resources recently released water from Lake Oroville so spillway repairs could continue.

7/3/2018 7:55:00 AM
Action News Now
Butte County, Calif.--Thousands of people come out to spend our nation's Independence Day out on the water at Lake Oroville. If that's your plan, here are a few things to keep in mind. Hiking trails around the Diversion Pool below the spillway - and the ...





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