Private Jet Aborts Take Off At Oroville Airport; Bursts Into FlamesA private jet aborted a take-off at the Oroville airport Wednesday, bursting into flames after the 10 people aboard were able to escape the wreckage.
Butte County Sheriff Takes To Social Media To Calm Fears Of Oroville Dam FailureButte County officials attempted to quell fears Wednesday, triggered by social media rumors, that the newly rebuilt Oroville Dam was on the brink of a catastrophic collapse.
Funnel Cloud Forms Over Hwy 70 In OrovilleImages of a looming funnel cloud forming over Highway 70 in Oroville surfaced on social media on Wednesday afternoon.
New Spot Fire In Butte County Prompts More Evacuations In CherokeeNew evacuations were ordered in Cherokee, southeast of the town of Paradise, due to a new spot fire that expanded in the late hours of the night.
Officials: Oroville Dam Spillway Will Be Ready For RainCalifornia 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.
Partially Rebuilt Oroville Dam Spillway May See Use This WeekOroville 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.
Cost of Oroville Dam Crisis Reaches $870 MillionOfficials say the costs of dealing with last February’s near-disaster at the tallest dam in the country have climbed to $870 million.
Design, Construction Blamed In Damage To Oroville DamBad design and construction of the tallest U.S. dam a half-century ago, and inadequate state and federal oversight since then, led to a disastrous spillway collapse at the Oroville Dam, according to experts.
Governor Brown Declares State Of Emergency For Ponderosa FireCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency for the wildfire burning in Butte County as scorching temperatures complicate firefighters' efforts to extinguish blazes.
Ponderosa Fire Destroys 10 Homes; Damages 5 OthersA wildfire raging out of control 16 miles east of Oroville has grown to 2,500 acres, burned at least 10 structures including homes and forced evacuations in the community of Feather Falls
Ponderosa Fire In Butte County Grows To 600 AcresA wildfire burning out of control about 16 miles east of Oroville has forced some evacuations Tuesday evening.
Evacuees Return Home As Wildfires Across California, West Calm DownNearly all evacuation orders have been called off for three major fires across California as dozens of wildfires throughout the West were coming under control.
Oroville Fire Evacuees Return Home As Containment IncreasesCrews have increased containment of a major Northern California wildfire that sent thousands fleeing homes over the weekend.
Wildfire Destroys Over 40 Homes In Sierra Nevada FoothillsAt least three dozen homes have been destroyed by a wildfire about 60 miles north of Sacramento in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Hell And High Water: Northern California Is Besieged AgainFive months ago, it was fears over flooding. Now it's flames.