Lake Oroville News

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 ...

6/29/2018 4:09:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
OROVILLE — Heading to Lake Oroville for the holiday weekend? It can be tricky to keep track of what areas are open to the public, with construction ongoing at the Oroville Dam spillways. To help with your plans, here is some information on the ...

6/29/2018 5:00:00 AM
CBS Sacramento
OROVILLE, CA - AUGUST 19: House boats are dwarfed by the steep banks of Lake Oroville that used to be under water on August 19, 2014 in Oroville, California. As the severe drought in California contin...

6/29/2018 4:05:00 AM
Action News Now
Butte County, Calif.--Friday through the 4th of July, the Themalito Diversion Pool on Lake Oroville will be open as far as 3 miles up from the put-in off Thompson Flat Cemetery Road. If you're a hiker, the Brad Freeman Trail along the north side of the ...

6/28/2018 4:19:00 PM
Paradise Post
The Paradise Majors Softball All-Star team is in the District 47 final Friday night at DeGarmo Park in Chico. It defeated Lake Oroville, 8-1 on Monday. Paradise will play the winner of Thursday night’s loser bracket finale between Lake Oroville and Gridley.

6/28/2018 12:34:00 PM
Western Farm Press
Officials from California’s water agency say the latest drawdown of Lake Oroville’s surface level was necessary for construction access so the main spillway could be mostly finished by a Nov. 1 deadline. But the state Department of Water Resources hasn ...

6/27/2018 8:03:00 PM
Action News Now
California Department of Water Resources officials admitted Wednesday recreational activity on Lake Oroville will be impacted over the Fourth of July weekend. The statement was made during the DWR's monthly progress report on repair work at the spillway.

6/27/2018 6:29:00 PM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - During the Department of Water Resources monthly progress report on repair work at the Lake Oroville spillway, officials admitted Wednesday recreational activity on Lake Oroville will be impacted over the Fourth of July weekend.

6/26/2018 2:58:00 PM
Action News Now
OROVILLE, Calif. - Construction on the Oroville Dam Spillway will once again mean that Oroville will have its Independence Day Fireworks show over the North Forebay in Thermalito instead of over Lake Oroville. There are plenty of spots for viewing ...

6/25/2018 10:24:00 AM
The Mercury News
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) CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile device OROVILLE — The state Department ...

6/22/2018 3:47:00 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 — The state Department of Water Resources announced plans on Friday to draw Lake Oroville down to 808 feet ...

6/22/2018 2:16:00 PM
Action News Now
The State Department of Water Resources is lowering the water level in Lake Oroville right now for expanded construction access to the upper chute of the main spillway. That's because recent work revealed bedrock conditions that require additional ...

6/22/2018 1:05:00 PM
Western Farm Press
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced it will lower Lake Oroville water levels over the coming days to expand construction access to the upper chute of the main spillway, in order to meet the November 1 public safety ...

6/16/2018 5:59:00 PM
Action News Now
UPDATE 5 p.m. - The "Oregon Fire" is 40 percent contained and the blaze has not grown, it is still at 40 acres, according to Cal Fire. UPDATE 2:30 p.m. - Cal Fire-Butte County has been battling a 40-acre fire Saturday afternoon and crews are making ...

6/15/2018 3:51:00 AM
Hanford Sentinel
Gallagher's bill about creating new management of the State Water Project made a lot of sense and is an urgent safety matter, especially in these parts because the Lake Oroville project serves as the cornerstone of the State Water Project. The school ...

6/14/2018 3:55:00 AM
Seeking Alpha
1 Nearly ten years later on February 7, 2017, in Oroville, California, officials evacuated more than 180,000 people after severe erosion on the Oroville Dam - the tallest dam in the U.S. - necessitated emergency releases of Lake Oroville water to avoid ...

6/12/2018 4:08:00 PM
Paradise Post
In a game plagued by errors, eight passed balls, and only a few hits, the Paradise Major Bulldogs came away win a 6-2 victory over the Lake Oroville Tigers in the District 47 TOC championship game played at Chico’s DeGarmo Park Friday night. Paradise ...

6/7/2018 7:35:00 PM
Action News Now
Oroville, Calif. - State Parks and Department of Water Resources Officials say a significant blue-green algae bloom has been discovered in the North Fork of Lake Oroville. While it doesn't pose a danger to swimmers, they say it's a good idea to avoid it.

6/7/2018 5:02:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
A bloom of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) has been found in the North Fork of Lake Oroville, but the Department of Water Resources and State Parks says water recreation, including swimming, is still safe. Still the public is advised to avoid the bloom ...

6/7/2018 5:00:00 AM
SmartBrief
The California Department of Water Resources is preparing to place concrete slabs and walls on the top part of the Lake Oroville Dam spillway. Concrete will be placed in the middle section after drains and anchors are installed, and energy dissipaters in ...

6/6/2018 6:32:00 PM
Capital Public Radio
Construction on the upper level of the Lake Oroville Spillway has progressed, while work continues on the middle and lower sections of the spillway. The California Department of Water Resources says it has completed the demolition of the top 730 feet of ...

6/6/2018 2:49:00 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 Controlled blasting demolition of the original 730 feet of the ...

6/5/2018 11:35:00 PM
recordnet
Fishing for landlocked king salmon remains superb at Lake Oroville, but it was a big Chinook caught taken out of the Thermalito Afterbay that leads the recent fishing news. Rob Reimers of Rustic Rob’s Guide Service landed a 9.71-pound king salmon while ...

6/1/2018 7:41:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
The equestrian group urged the committee to oppose changing over 50 miles of Lake Oroville trails to multi-use, but ORAC voted in favor of sending the recommendation to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. OROVILLE — Oroville Recreation Advisory ...

6/1/2018 1:09:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
632-1864. 2018 C.A.S.T. for Kids: Provides children with disabilities, ages 5-17, an opportunity to enjoy quality outdoor recreational experiences through fishing at Lake Oroville. 534-2306. Oroville State Theatre: 5 p.m. Doors open. 6 p.m. Performance by ...

5/31/2018 12:41:00 AM
Chico
More requirements for Lake Oroville’s facilities, including the dam, could be in store. Congress will consider the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which was developed and approved by a subcommittee of the Senate on May 24. It would ...

5/29/2018 3:16:00 PM
Paradise Post
Orland vs. Paradise, 9:30 am at Lake Oroville LL Baseball The Paradise Little League Minor AAA Dodgers are one of five Paradise Little League teams headed to the District 47’s Tournament of Champions. The single elimination tournament begins on Saturday.

5/28/2018 6:00:00 PM
Action News Now
Butte County, Calif.—Monday’s hot weather was perfect for Memorial Day which is often seen as the kick-off to summer. Wearing his brand new life-jacket with an American-flag design on it, seven-year-old John Kennedy of Chico is ready to experience his ...





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