Lake Oroville News

1/9/2019 11:36:00 AM
Oroville Mercury-Register
The Lake Oroville Area Garden Club will meet 9:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 10 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2250 Foothill Blvd. Guest speaker will be Brent McGhie, a biology educator for the past 35 years, ...

1/8/2019
Patsy Mercer
Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be increased by…

1/5/2019 6:52:00 PM
Peninsula Press
While toiling to protect an area called Berry Creek, Caleb and seven other bulldozer operators went from working on a contingency line to working on the fire line, as windswept embers and flames jumpe...

12/17/2018 4:59:00 PM
SFChronicle
Was the weight of the water behind the dam triggering the quakes? Could all of Lake Oroville be prone to slipping? A group of seismologists, summoned from the U.S. Geological Survey’s research facilit...

12/11/2018 9:15:00 AM
YubaNet
SACRAMENTO, Calif. December 11, 2018 – Today, California State Parks and the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced the opening of a temporary low water boat launch site at Bidwell Canyon ...

11/29/2018 4:00:00 PM
Easy Reader
“What fire” I replied, walking through my sliding glass door to the back porch. My neighbor was about 10 miles south of me, on the other side of Lake Oroville. “It looks like it’s right behind you,” s...

11/29/2018 1:50:00 PM
The Weather Channel
Uh oh. There are no ski resorts near this location. Please try another location. <img class="styles__noscript__2rw2y" src="https://dsx.weather.com/util/image/w/4cd9a80d-5e6c-4f2d-b08c-ef8d87aab23e. ...

11/28/2018 6:24:00 AM
YubaNet
SACRAMENTO, Calif. November 28, 2018 – California State Parks and the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced the reopening of certain day-use areas and facilities at Lake Oroville State ...

11/21/2018 11:33:00 AM
YubaNet
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Nov. 21, 2018 — California State Parks and the Department of Water Resources (DWR) remind the public that Lake Oroville State Recreation Area (Lake Oroville) continues to be ...

11/20/2018 11:30:00 PM
New York Daily News
“I’m worried the rain is just going to make things worse. It’s going to make things toxic. It’s all going to flow into Lake Oroville and make it a toxic mess,” she told the Daily News. Defreitas sound...

11/16/2018 6:43:00 PM
The Sacramento Bee
Eight more deceased were found Friday on hillsides scorched by the 10-day old Camp Fire, which still burns above Lake Oroville. Seven were found in Paradise and one in Magalia, officials said. All wer...

11/16/2018 8:00:00 AM
The Weather Channel
Uh oh. There are no ski resorts near this location. Please try another location. <img class="styles__noscript__2rw2y" src="https://dsx.weather.com/util/image/w/4cd9a80d-5e6c-4f2d-b08c-ef8d87aab23e. ...

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 ...

11/14/2018 5:26:00 PM
NBC15
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 ...

11/14/2018 3:27:00 AM
WDBJ
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 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 5:26:00 PM
WKYT
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 ...

11/12/2018 4:05:00 PM
Fox News
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the work was underway Monday at Lake Oroville while the fire is still about 10 miles from the reservoir's power plants and water-supply facilities. State Depar...

11/12/2018 3:08:00 PM
World Tea News
The farm is in the Spring Valley, west of Chico and 20 miles from Lake Oroville, about 80 miles north of Sacramento. The Camp Fire started at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday a few miles north of the tea gard...

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...





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