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Feather River Lapidary And Mineral Society Rock, Gem and Mineral Show Sept. 18th & 19th

Feather River Lapidary And Mineral Society

Rock, Gem and Mineral Show

September 18th & 19th

Corning California

 

The show will have over 36 vendors from oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona and CA. food, Rock auction Geode cracking Treasure hunt, The spining wheel and many more activities and you see you there!


Salmon Festival in Oroville - SEPT 25

Each year the Oroville Salmon Festival celebrates the return of the salmon to the Feather River. The 2021 Salmon Festival is going to be an amazing community event for the City of Oroville. Events include a Friday Night Soiree, Street Fair, Car Show, Art Fair, Kids Activities, Salmon to Eat, Food Vendors, a Beer Garden and so much more. This family-friendly event  will be held on September 25.

This year's Salmon Festival has an extra additions for 2021 only. Due to COVID-19 restrictions in May, Oroville's annual Feather Fiesta Days had to be partially rescheduled. So, for this year only, the Salmon Festival is welcoming the rescheduled Car Show.

 

https://www.visitoroville.com/salmon-festival.html


California Nut Festival - Sept 25

Celebrate the agricultural heritage of the North Valley and sample our locally grown food direct from the farmer at the one day food and wine event. Known as the region’s “crunchiest festival,” the much-anticipated California Nut Festival is returning to the historic grounds of the Patrick Ranch Museum in Durham (near Chico)! Tickets are on sale now via EventBrite, at the Tri Counties Bank location in Durham, and inside the Patrick Ranch Museum Gift Shop.

 

All event tickets purchased in 2020 will be honored at the festival in 2021.

11:00 am to 4:00 pm Patrick Ranch Museum in Chico.

 

http://www.californianutfestival.com/?fbclid=IwAR3-8wlKk8_GKH6kAkVqtAemGaSj0RgpqSsACOHdXkwdS3da277HatHWn5k


Johnny Appleseed Days - October 2 & 3

First held in 1888, the fair now known as Johnny Appleseed Days is the oldest harvest festival in the state! The 2021 fall festival will celebrate Paradise's orchard heritage with apple pie and ice cream and anticipates a crowd of 5,000 over two days. Paradise residents and members of the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce will gather to prepare Do-it-Yourself apple pie kits with fresh apples from Noble Orchards, a limited-edition commemorative tea-towel and super-secret Paradise Apple Pie Spice Mix. 

 

Saturday, October 2nd  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, October 3rd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Terry Ashe Park
6626 Skyway, Paradise

 

http://www.paradisechamber.com/johnny-appleseed-days


Walk to End Alzheimers | Oct 9


Corning Olive Festival & Car Show Oct 9

Corning's biggest event of the year and we've been able to bring back the Car and Tractor show, as well! Established in 1946, the Corning Olive Festival is America's oldest. Started by table olive farmers in our town interested in promoting our giant Queen Olive at a time when we had 9 canneries running. Today we embrace both table olives and olive oil and look forward to welcoming you to Corning, the Olive City. Corning Community Park, 1485 Toomes Avenue, is the location where the craft and retail vendors, informational booths, food court, KidZone, entertainment, Chamber booth and so much more will be! The Car & Tractor Show will be across the footbridge in Lennox Park (soccer fields.) Many organizations and clubs all participate in this fun-filled day! There will be events & activities in the week leading up to the Festival. Check the Facebook page as events are added and updated! https://www.facebook.com/corningolivefestivalandcarshow/


Chico Concours car show | Oct 10

Sunday, October 10, 2021, 10AM–4PM    
Butte Creek Country Club- 175 Estates Dr, Chico, California 95928

 

The 42nd annual 2021 CHICO CONCOURS  promises to be a full day of music, refreshments, entertainment and, of course, beautiful automobiles in the park-like atmosphere of Butte Creek Country Club. We sincerely hope that you will choose to attend as either a participant or spectator.

 

This is a FREE event to spectators.
http://www.ChicoConcours.com

https://www.facebook.com/chicoconcours

EMAIL: concourschico@gmail.com

 

VEHICLE ENTRY APPLICATION [PDF] - AVAILABLE SOON!

PAYPAL REGISTRATION FORM - TBA

 

The Chico Concours d'Elegance has a Non-profit designation. Proceeds Benefit: Butte College Automotive Technology, Chico Rotary, Chico Rugby Foundation, & other local charities.

Sponsored by: Recology Butte Colusa Counties, Mix 95.1, 103.5 The Blaze, KPAY News 93.9, KpaySports 1290-AM, KZAP Chico 96.7-FM Classic Hits, Deer Creek Broadcasting & Digtial Interactive.


PV High School Class of 1976 45th Reunion | Oct 16


Veterans Of Foreign Wars Golf Tournament Saturday, November 13, 2021


ONGOING EVENTS

Anthem BlueCross Healthcare Workshops | June -Oct

Join them for a series of Healthcare Workshops for Individuals with Disabilities.

You do not need to be a member of Anthem BlueCrpss to participate. All are welcome!

 

Register for the workshops that interest you. Bring your questions and share your experiences. Let's learn together!

 

Each session is from 1 pm- 2pm.

June 7, 2021 Coping with Stress during the Pandemic https://bit.ly/3w2vI3I

July 5, 2021 Let's Learn to Manage Diabetes https://bit.ly/3smCqQ8

August 2, 2021 Keep Your Heart Healthy https://bit.ly/3tRVrdq

September 6, 2021 Let's Smile - Oral/Dental Health https://bit.ly/31wL42N

October 4, 2021 Accessing Your Health Care Plan https://bit.ly/3w2u568


50th Annual Almond Bowl Car Giveaway

Ticket sales kickoff for the 2021 Almond Bowl Car Giveaway on August 25th.
Sponsored by Chico Nissan Hyundai, the winner of the giveaway will receive a brand-new car. Chico Nissan Hyundai has raised more than $1.7 million for Chico High School’s and Pleasant Valley High School’s athletics programs.
The Almond Bowl is celebrating its’ 50th game as a long-standing tradition in the North State Community. The annual football game features a matchup between friendly rivals Pleasant Valley High School and Chico High School.
The Car Giveaway begins with both schools selling raffle tickets for $20 each, which also feature Round Table Pizza coupons. Raffle tickets can be purchased from either school or at Chico Nissan and Chico Hyundai dealership locations.
The winner of the Almond Bowl Car Giveaway will be determined during a live drawing at the halftime show of the Almond Bowl game on October 22 at Pleasant Valley High School. This year’s winner will choose between a 2021 Nissan Sentra or a 2021 Hyundai Elantra.
Chico Nissan Hyundai has been a long-time supporter of the local high school athletics programs by donating a car to each of the Almond Bowl football game fundraisers, allowing a member of the community to win a new Nissan or Hyundai every fall.
Ryan Sutton, Executive Manager of Chico Nissan and Chico Hyundai proclaims, “We as a dealership are proud to be involved in another year of fundraising for the student athletes of this community. Our goal is to raise as much money for the schools’ athletic programs as possible. “
For more information, visit Chico Nissan at https://www.chiconissan.com/
 


Thursday Night Market -Chico | thru Sept

Explore Downtown Chico's Thursday Night Market on Broadway between 2nd and 4th Street, including side streets and the fabulous City Plaza! This festive, weekly market is a ton of fun and features a bounty of farm-fresh produce from CDFA certified farmers, mouth-watering prepared foods from food trucks, booths and Downtown restaurants, handmade, local arts & crafts, and live entertainment for all ages.  MAY 6 - SEPT 16, 2021

 

* Downtown shops and restaurants open late and ready to serve

* Streets lined with 100+ vendors

* Local talent showcased each week from painters to belly dancers and classic rock to youth bands

* Authentic crafts and artwork and handmade clothing and jewelry

* Fun for kids with the Imagination Playground, balloon-twisting clowns, inflatables, and other hands-on activities

* Personal services, community based organizations, and not for profits

* Local wine and beer sampling on 3rd and Broadway

* Rain or shine event

* No Pets allowed - please leave your pets at home it is a violation of the health code for vendors to serve you if you have a pet!   

 

VENDOR PACKETS NOW AVAILABLE!  Check the website for recent updates
https://www.downtownchico.com/event-thursday-night-market_16.htm

 

MEDIA SPONSORS


Museum of Northern California

No Word For "Art"

The concept for No Word for "Art" came from Hmong-American artist and co-curator, Elizabeth Lee. There is no word for "art" in the Hmong language, which can make it difficult to explain what fine art is to older Hmong generations. As a society, how do we value art? This exhibition will explore the complexities of Hmong-American identity from the perspective of artists throughout the north state, and provide opportunities for conversations regarding the significance of art.


Oroville Saturday Market

May 2nd through September 2021

Farmers Market is back from 7 am to Noon...Come by grab your fresh produce and support your community.

Municipal Parking Lot

We will see you there...


Vitalant Monthly Blood Drives [LINK]

NEW BLOOD DRIVE LOCATIONS ADDED.

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NEW BLOOD DRIVES ADDED

For all blood drives:
Face mask/covering is required to donate
Appointments are strongly encouraged to accommodate social distancing. To make an appointment, call Vitalant at 530-893-5433
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Vitalant Chico Center
555 Rio Lindo Ave, Chico

 

 


Personal Defense Training

Azad's Martial Arts Center

313 Walnut St, Chico, CA

(530)892-AZAD

 

Take charge of your safety!

Learn street-proven techniques!

Limited to first 20 sign-ups- FREE!

 

Please pre-register at https://azadsmartialarts.com/classes/personal-self-defense-training

3-week sessions for every month! Call Azad's for schedule.


Paradise Friends of the Library

The Paradise Friends of the Library are having their monthly book sales! Starting Satuday September 18th from 11AM to 2PM the Paradise Friends of the Library is back and open at 5922 Clark Road in Paradise. All proceeds benefit the Paradise Library.

The sale will also take place October 16th, November 20th and December 18th. The Paradise Friends of the Library are eager for you to come visit and buy some books!


FREE Groceries -Paradise | Saturdays

Free groceries will be available for families and individuals affected by the Camp Fire or anyone in need, All are welcome. 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Saturday.

Frist Christian Church of Paradise- corner of Pearson and Ptenz Roads.  11am-1pm

Sundays after church noon-2pm.


Virtual Home Builders Resource Connection 2021

 

How to stack savings from the Rebuild Paradise Foundation

 

1. Use our mapping tools to coordinate your surveys with neighbors.

2. Apply for the Missing Middle Grant-save up to $5,000.

3. Apply for the Septic Infrastructure Grant-save up to $7,500.

4. Build a home from the Residential Floor Plan Library-save months of time in planning and save money on design costs+fees in permitting.

5. Coming soon!  Visit the virtual Home Builders Resource Connection to view contractors, service providers, and other helpful resources for your build.

6. Use our homeowner's insurance flyers to shop around for the best insurance to meet your needs.

 

All resources can be accessed at www.rebuildparadise.org

 

Home Builders Resource Connection 2021 http://www.paradisechamber.com/home-builders-resource-connection

 


What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households.

WEBSITE

https://getemergencybroadband.org

 

If your household is eligible, you can receive:

    Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
    Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
    A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household.

 

The FCC has announced that consumers can begin applying for and enrolling in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program on May 12, 2021. The program will end when the fund runs out of money, or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services declares an end to the COVID-19 health emergency, whichever is sooner.
 

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is administered by USAC with oversight from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).


Free Food For Veterans -Chico | Sundays

Sundays, 11am-1pm

Vectors- 171 Rio Lindo Avenue, Chico

 

Please bring boxes or bags to carry your items. Brind veteran ID or proof of Military Service.

For more information:  530-343-3040


Glenn County Safe Drug Disposal

Provide a safe, convenient, and anonymous way of disposing of prescription drugs. Drop off any day, at any time, 24/7. Glenn County Health & Human Services Agency.

 

ORLAND
821 East South Street, in front of the courthouse.
WILLOWS
543 W. Oak Street, in front o fthe Glenn County Sheriff's main office

Accepted
- perscription medications
- Over the counter medications
- liquid medications (in ziploc bag)

Not Accept
- illegal drugs,
- needles/syringes,
- medical devices or batteries,
- aerosol cans, inhalers,
- chemicals,
- mercury-containing devices

 


Berry Creek Tree Removal Program BCFSC

A no-cost tree removal program focused on removing hazardous trees that threaten standing structures within the North Complex/Bear Fire footprint. No more than 2 days of work will be dedicated to each standing structure.

 

-Funds are only available for removing hazardous trees that impact the standing structure.

- Hazardous trees threatening standing structures must not me elligible for the Counties Government Tree Removal Program

- Fire debris must be removed from the property in order for work to take place.

 

This program will be conducted on a first come, first serve basis. Due to limited funding BCFSC cannot guarantee the ability to help all qualified landowners in need of tree removal.

 

Please contact Matthew Wooley at Butte Fire Safe Council (BCFSC) to enroll in the program. 530 877-0984, 530 966-0068 | mwoolley@buttefiresafe.net


Enrolling for preschool BCOE

Free quality preschool programs for 3 and 4 year olds.

 

Developmentally appropriate curriculum to make learning fun, while preparing children to enter Kindergarten.

Highly qualified teachers skilled to work with young children and focused on meeting individual learning needs.

Family-centered environments where families are recognized for the important role they play in their child's learning and development.

 

Qualifying is easy

A family of four making up to $ 7,727 a month is eligible.

Part-day with morning or afternoon options.

 

To learn more  https://bit.ly/cdpsenroll

530 532-5643

 

Oakdale Heights Childrens Center Oroville | Eastside Childrens Center Oroville

Gridley Childrens Center, Gridley

Cedarwood Childrens Center, Magalia | Pine Ridge Childrens Center, Magalia

Circles Children Center, Chico | Shasta Childrens Center, Chico


Housing Information from Regional Housing Authority

They currently have units available for active agricultural or cannery workers and/or retired and or disabled agricultural or cannery workers who wish to reside in Yuba City. They have 2,3, and 4 bedroom bedroom Town Houses with washer and dryer hookups. They pay Water, Sewer and Garbage. They have rental assistance avaible for those who quailfy. On op of that they also are taking applications fro Butte View and Centennial Arms sites located in Live Oak.

 

Their Offices are currently open from 8am to 12 pm Monday through Thursday. Applications are available on their website http://www.regionalha.org. Applications are always available in the main office located in 

1455 Butte House Rd, Yuba City CA 95991.


Financial Literacy Workshop for TEENS | every thursday

6th through 12th grade & Underclassmen in College.

Come have fun and learn about money.

 

Every Thursday, 3:30pm-4:30pm via ZOOM

Please contact the AAFCC at 530 532-1205  for more information.

 

this project funded by Butte County Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).


Tehama Alert

Fire season is fast approaching. Make sure that you and your family are signed up for Tehama Alert.

This will allow the Sheriff's Office to call you and notify you of emergencies in your area.

Getting information to as many people as possible could be crucial when it's time to evacute.
https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736723620#/signup


Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Eligible entities who have experienced pandemic-related revenue loss include:
- Restaurants
- Food stands, food trucks, food carts
- Caterers
- Bars, saloons, lounges, taverns
- Snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars
- Bakeries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Breweries and/or microbreweries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Wineries and distilleries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Inns (onsite sales of food and beverage to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Licensed facilities or premises of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase products

 

INFORMATION

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/covid-19-relief-options/restaurant-revitalization-fund?fbclid=IwAR3btyVYLJ8GyXjC7dKBI2FjGI1uv4z7AECxyI_CCH7yqbjEgV4JBMSQGlY#section-header-8
 


Personal Peace Institute AAFCC | Every Wednesday

African American Family & Cultural Center

Personal Peace Institute web conferencing

 

Evey Wednesday, 6pm-7pm

No cost, NO payments, NO judgment

Become the most peaceful version of yourself, learn tools and excercises to relieve stress and anger, find inner balance in life.

This program will be hosted remotely with ZOOM web conferencing App. you can participate anywhere you have an internet onnection, a smartphone, tablet or computer* data rates may apply.

 

For more information or to join this program contact AAFCC 530 532-1205  or  aafcc@aafcc-oroville.org

This project is funded by the Butte County Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)

 


Tiny Pine Foundation -donations

Tiny Pine Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that builds portable home for wildfire survivors in need of shelter CampFire, Bear Fire, and others.

Tiny Pine Foundation will be moving their manufacturing facility on Feather River Blvd., near Walmart in Oroville.

They will also open a Public Store for discounted new and used building supplies for sale to help in the rebuilding process. Tiny Pine Foundation is partnered with river Valley Community Outreach to help in this effort.

 

Tiny Pine Foundation would like to raise $ 5,000 towards a moving budget.

 

https://www.tinypinefoundation.com

PO Box 1583, Oroville, CA 95965
530 720-1199
tinypinefoundation@gmail.com


Free Food for Veterans!

Every Sunday veterans can get free Groceries to take home.

 

Only two requirements:

To please bring boxes or bags to carry your items 

Bring Veteran ID or Proof of Military Service.

 

Location: Vectors, 171 Rio Lindo Ave, Chico, CA 95926 

Between 11am-1pm


Town of Paradise: Defensible Space Program Notification

This week Paradise property owners will receive letters from the Paradise Fire Department outlining the defensible space requirements to keep your property fire safe.

What does this mean to you?

Property owners are responsible for keeping their property fire safe. In the letter, "hazardous vegetation" just means any dry brush or weeds on your property, or combustible vegetation such as scotch broom.

Here is a summary of requirements that apply to all parcels in Town:

• Removal of hazardous vegetation within 100 feet of any

structure, including those on adjoining parcels

• Immediately around all structures must be kept free of

combustible materials, including firewood

• Parcels 1.5 acres or less require removal of hazardous

vegetation on the entire parcel

• Parcels larger than 1.5 acres require removal of hazardous

vegetation 30 ft. from all property lines

For questions, email defensiblespace@townofparadise.com or call (530) 872-6291 x301.


Computers for Classrooms

Desktop computers

All refurbuished desktop computers come with LCD, keyboard, mouse, cables, Win 10, Pro 64bit, Microsoft office, anti-virus, and one year warranty.

 

$100 iCore 7 2nd -3rd 8.0GB RAM, 120 SSD Primary & 500 GB Back up hard drive, DVD/ CDRW and 19" LCD monitor.

$175 iCore 5HP All in one:8.0GB RAM,  500 GB hard drive, DVD/ CDRW and 22" Display with WiFi.

$200 iCore74th gen 8.0GB RAM, 250 SSD Primary & 1 TB Back up hard drive, DVD/ CDRW and 19" LCD monitor. Latest model

 

Laptops Computers

Models and specs vary 4GB RAM, 120+ HD, Win 10, OPEN OFFICE. WiFi ready, and Anti virus(60 day warranty on HD, Programs installed, battery and hardware) Please ask about our specials.

 

$150 iCore 5 Laptop:4GB RAM, 320GB Hard drive, optical drive, Win 10, Microsoft OFFICE. WiFi ready, and Anti virus(90 day warranty on HD and battery, amd one year warranty on the harddrive and installed programs)

 

$250 iCore 7 Laptop: 8GB RAM, 250 SSD Hard drive, optical drive, Win 10, Microsoft OFFICE. WiFi ready, and Anti virus(90 day warranty on HD and battery, amd one year warranty on the harddrive and installed programs)

 

Computers for classrooms, a non-profit computer refurbisher since 1991

411 otterson drive, Suite 100, chico 95928

(530895-4175

www.ComputersForClassrooms.org

 


OptumServe COVID-19 Testing Site -Durham | Opens March 10

Butte County Public Health (BCPH) announces a third testing location for the State’s COVID-19 Testing Site, OptumServe, to open March 10, at the Durham Memorial Hall at 9319 Midway in Durham.

This location is considered a Traveling Testing Team and will operate one day a week. Appointments are open to the public and scheduled every Wednesday, 10am to 6pm. 

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Additional OptumServe testing locations include:
•    Chico State Campus: Shurmer Gymansium - remains option to the public two days a week, Thursday and Friday, from 9am to 6pm.
•    Chico: 900 Mangrove Avenue in Chico - remains open to the public six days a week from 7am to 7pm.

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All OptumServe testing sites are by appointment only. Schedule your appointment:
•    Online at: https://lhi.care/covidtesting
•    By phone: 1-888-634-1123

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Testing for COVID-19 remains an important tool to stop the spread of illness and remains a top priority for BCPH. If you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you should get tested. This is true even after being vaccinated as you may still be able to spread the disease to others who are not vaccinated.

For more information on COVID-19 testing including a list of all testing sites in Butte County, visit: www.buttecounty.net/ph/COVID19/Testing


Depression/ Suicide Text Line

Many people Don't like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. A trained crisis worker responds immediately and will continue to text with you.

It is a 100% FREE service for ANYONE.

 

Text Number is 741741


2-1-1 Helpline

Get connected to relief and recovery resources for individuals and families impacted by the North Complex West Zone (#BearFire)

CONFIDENTIAL - FREE - MULTILINGUAL

 

Call 2-1-1

fire survivors shelter in goutside of Butte County should call the tool free number 1-866-916-3566.

TEXT your Butte county zip code to 898211

SIGN UP for text alerts with updates from 2-1-1 by texting Butte211Fire to 898211

VISIT 211northcomplexfire.org for resources online.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org


COVID-19 Testing Glenn County | Tues-Sat

Free tests without insurance,

Orland Memorial Hall- 320 3rd Street

Tuesday through Saturday, 7am-7pm

Testing for all ages, walk-in welcome. Please help us keep Glenn county healthy and safe.


Debris Burning

The following are burning permit requirements:

for burning debris in small 4-feet x 4-feet piles:

-maximum pile size 4 foot in diameter

-clear all flammable material and vegetation within 10-feet of the outer edge of pile

-keep a water supply close to the burning site

-an adult should be in attendance with a shovel until the fire is out

-no burning shall be undertaken unless weather conditions (particulary wind) are such that burning can be considered safe

 

violations of any burning permt terms are a vilation of state law


Enloe Free Flu Shot Clinic

It's time to get your flu vaccine
Not sure where to go? Drop by Enloe Medical Center's final free drive-thru flu vaccination clinic of 2020. 
Caregivers will be on hand while supplies last. Vaccines are appropriate for ages 3 and up. When you attend, please:
 • Wear a mask. These are required.
 • Use clothing that allows vaccination to your upper arm.

For more information about Enloe’s vaccination clinics, please call (530) 332-6444

Learn more at:
https://www.enloe.org/community-health/flu-information

Lea nuestro volante en español [PDF]
https://www.enloe.org/media/file/FINAL-FluClinic1120ESP.pdf


Homeless Veterans Services -Chico

There are homeless services at the new Chico VA Outpatient Clinic

1601 Concord Avenue, Chico, CA 95928

Walk-ins:

Tuesdays | 9am-noon

Thursdays | 1pm-4pm

Outside of Walk-in hours, please call the Chico Homeless Triage number during clinic hours (530) 635-2467

Or call the National Call Center for homeless Veterans 24/7  1-877-424-3838


Supporting the American Red Cross

 

Join your favorite radio station and the American Red Cross to help our communities impacted by wildfires. Your donation enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover. Your gift will not only help with immediate needs like food and shelter, it will also get people on the road to recovery. Thank you!

 

KPAY Newstalk 93.9 FM
https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/kpay-pub.html

 

THE BLAZE 103.5
https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/theblaze-pub.html

 

KZAP 96.7
https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/kzap-pub.html

 

MIX 95.1
https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/mix951-pub.html


Three ways people can apply for FEMA assistance

If you were impacted by the on-going wildfires in: Butte, Lake, Monterey, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo counties, you may be eligible for assistance from the federal emergency management agency (FEMA).

 

If you suffered loss, contact your insurance provider to file a claim and also, be sure to apply with FEMA. 


You can apply online at http://www.disasterassistance dot gov

using the fema app from your smartphone or tablet

or by calling 1-800-621-3362. (FEMA)

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UNDERSTANDING A FEMA DETERMINATION LETTER [LINK]


Butte County Sheriff Search & Rescue | Bear Fire fundraiser

Our team has been involved with the #BearFire since 2:41pm on Tuesday and we will be involved for days and weeks to come - as long as we are needed.

We are completely volunteer and donor-funded and these operations take a massive toll on our equipment. For example, the generator on our mobile command trailer died this morning and will need to be quickly replaced for our operations to continue.

If you are able we would love your support. Please donate using the link below.
Donate [LINK]
https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/donate-widget/4871


Paradise Gleaners #BearFire donations

Hello communities, supporters, friends and family we are still in need of monetary donations
If you would like to do so our link is below
https://www.paypal.me/eandjsmobilekitchen


This is to make the hot meals for families of the bearfire/North complex fire

Donations are being excepted at the Paradise Gleaners out of Oroville / 1245 Oro Dam Blvd.,
Oroville CA 95965
You can also Donate monetary donation to Gleaners at the link
https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=S9YMEBQC77Z66

 

The much needed items listed:

Mask
gloves
1st aid
Tents/ sleeping bags
Gas cans
Socks
Tarps
Blankets

Shoes all sizes children to adults

Baby supplies (mostly diapers and strollers)

Non-Perishables

Any food we can cook to feed hot meals we can work with.

Flash lights

Shovels if possible

Warm clothing as winter is approaching for children and adults

Pillows
Blankets


Mental Health Screening Health Test

It should be as normal to take a #mentalhealth screen as it is to screen for other chronic health conditions like
heart disease or diabetes. Help us normalize mental health screening by taking a screen at  https://screening.mhanational.org/screening-tools


Inspire School of the Arts

The Inspire School of Arts & Sciences was hit hard in 2018 by Camp Fire with over 50% of families affected, causing the school's poverty level to rise to 45%. The COVID-19 pandemic broke out and caused more loss of income for Inspire families. Help launch the critical campaign, even a small amount makes a difference!

 

Learn more here: https://supportinspire.com/


Red Bluff Chamber of Commerce

 

Red Bluff residents helping possible struggling Red Bluff restaurants meet their normal weekly expectation to remain open. Red Bluff restaurants sharing their menus, specials and services (dine in, take out, drive through or deliver. 

 

(530) 527-6220 | WEBSITE   https://redbluffchamber.com

 

Red Bluff Restaurant Menus and Update Info - Facebook Group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/791237094619434/

 

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Did you feel that earthquake? The MyShakeApp

If you don’t have the app, find out more here:

https://earthquake.ca.gov/mobile-application/

 

How Can Just a Few Seconds Help
 - Public Warning – Alert individuals to take protective actions such as Drop, Cover, and Hold On.
 - First Responder Mobilization – Open fire station doors for rapid deployment of emergency response equipment and personnel.
 - Health Care – Notify medical providers to stabilize and/or stop delicate procedures and maintain critical medical facility operations.
 - Utility Infrastructure – Safeguard energy sector grid and other utilities infrastructure for strong shaking with warning alarms and automatic controls to prevent combustions, flooding, and loss of water distribution systems.
 - Mass Transit Systems – Prevent fatal collisions or derailments by automatically slowing and/or stopping trains, clearing bridges, and diverting inbound airport traffic.
 - Workplace Safety – Employees take protective actions, initiate elevator recall procedures to ground floor, place sensitive equipment in safe mode, secure hazardous materials, and halt production lines to reduce damage.

FACT SHEET [PDF]

https://earthquake.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2019/10/EEW-FactSheet.pdf


 

Azad’s Martial Arts Family Center is offering a series of self-defense classes for all adults in our community called Personal Defense Training (PDT). 
FIRST-TIME ADULT PDT is entirely FREE* and open to the general public.  PDT is designed to make students and the public more aware, prepared, and ready for any hostile situation anywhere.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: [LINK]


Farmers Markets -local

CHICO

 

Morning Farmers Market, Wednesday | year-round 2020
Chico Wednesday morning farmers market! year-round
Come see what's fresh EVERY Wednesday 7:30am-1pm in the North Valley Plaza Parking lot on Pillsbury Road.

https://chicofarmersmarket.com

Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/ChicoCertifiedFarmersMarket/

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Morning Farmers Market, Saturday | year-round 2020
Come see what's fresh EVERY Saturday 7:30am-1pm – rain or shine. Wall & East 2nd Streets, Downtown Chico Municipal Parking Lot

https://chicofarmersmarket.com

Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/ChicoCertifiedFarmersMarket/

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Downtown Thursday Night Market | TBA - Sept 24 2020

Explore Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market weekly  6:00-9:00pm on Broadway from 2nd to 5th Streets and enjoy special events in the Downtown Plaza.

WEBSITE:
https://www.downtownchico.com/event-thursday-night-market_16.htm

 

PARADISE

 

Morning Farmers Market, Tuesday | June 2 - Oct 2020
Paradise Tuesday morning Farmers Market in the Alliance Church parking lot at 6491 Clark Rd.
We will be here every Tuesday 7:30am-12pm. Come see what's fresh!

https://chicofarmersmarket.com

Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/ChicoCertifiedFarmersMarket/

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OROVILLE

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Morning Farmers Market, Saturday | 2021
New Location: Dove's Landing 2600 Oro Dam Blvd.
7:30am-12:00pm

https://chicofarmersmarket.com

 

GRIDLEY

 

Gridley Farmers Market, Tuesday | CANCELLED

Daddo Park- Virgina & Hazel Streets, downtown Gridley. 5:30pm-8:00pm
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/GridleyFarmers/

https://gridleyareachamber.org/gridley-farmers-market/

 

CORNING

 

Corning Farmers Market, Thursday | TBA
Northside Park on West & Tehama Streets. 5:00pm-7:30pm. Northside Park, Corning
For more info about becoming a vendor,

 

ARBUCKLE

 

Arbuckle Certified Farmers Market, Wednesday | June 16 - August 26 UPDATED
In downtown Arbuckle. La Vanche Hursch Park, 308 Fifth Street, in Arbuckle
The Market is held Wednesday evenings from 4:00pm-7:00pm and is hosted by the Arbuckle Revitalization Committee. The Market features locally grown fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, olive oil, meat and crafts. It also features a weekly bbq dinner. For more information on this Market, please contact: mary@wiseacrefarm.org, or visit  https://www.facebook.com/ArbuckleRevitalization

Vendors will be more spread out this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but market goers are not required to wear masks or gloves to attend. Hand sanitizer will be readily available, and gloves will be provided for those handing food items. 

Market goers are also encouraged to bring their own bags.

 

COLUSA

 

Colusa Certified Farmers Market, Thursday | June 4 - Sept 2020
Veterans Memorial Park- Located on 10th and Market Streets. The Market is held on Thursday evenings from 4:00-7:00pm and is hosted by the Colusa County Chamber of Commerce. The Market features fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, crafts and fresh mushrooms from Colusa’s own Premier Mushrooms. For more information on this Market, please contact: diazdrive@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/colusacertifiedfarmersmarket1/

 

RED BLUFF

 

Red Bluff Saturday Certified Farmers' Market | year-round 2020

8:00am-12:00pm, Home Depot, 100 Main Street.

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Red Bluff Certified Farmers' Market, Wednesday | June 3 - August 26 2020

5:00pm- 8:00pm  633 Washington Street and Pine Streets, downtown

Kids Activities 5:30-7:30PM every Wednesday

Contact: 100 Main St/PO Box 850, Red Bluff, CA 96080 | P 530 527-6220 | F 530 527-2908

info@redbluffchamber.com

Want to be a vendor? Obtain a vendor application online at www.redbluffchamber.com

 

WILLOWS

Willows Community Market | TBA

8am- 11am Saturdays 811 N. Humboldt St, Tractor Supply Parking Lot

Contact: Willows Chamber of Commerce if interested in being a vendor (530) 934-8150

https://www.willowschamber.com

 

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Burn Permits Required starting May 1

starting Friday, May 1 to burn dooryard debris, according to the Butte County Air Quality Management District and Cal Fire-Butte County.

 

Unincorporated parts of Butte County and the cities of Gridley and Biggs
Cal Fire-Butte County is asking residents to apply for a permit online rather than visiting Cal Fire offices as in previous years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The permits can be accessed at https://burnpermit.fire.ca.gov/  Burn permits are free. Call 538-7888 if you have questions.

WATCH THE VIDEO - Landscape Debris Burining
https://youtu.be/n0XWETesuS4

 

 

The town of Paradise has allowed burning through May 31 with a valid burn permit and on permissive burn days. Permits can be accessed on the town of Paradise’s website or by contacting the fire department at 872-6264. They cost $25. BURN PERMITS ENDS MAY 31
https://www.townofparadise.com/index.php/our-government/departments/fire/burn-information-and-permits

 

Residential burning may only be conducted on a permissive burn day. Call 530 332-9407 or toll free at 1-855-332-9407 for information on the burn day status. 
Burn day status is also posted on the Butte County Air Quality Management District’s website, http://www.bcaqmd.org


Scholarships for Tehama County residents

Have you been dreaming of going to college or furthering your education? Need help with finances or schoolbooks?

 

If you are over age 17 and live in Tehama County, you could be eligible for a scholarship.

Apply for a Community Crafters of tehama Scholarship, sponsored by Tehama Together.

Now through June 15, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year.

 

https://communitycraftersoftehama.org

 


Butte County Food Assistance

the following locations are offering food supplies to individuals and families in need. One-tim euse per event. Identification and proof of your situation may be required at or prior to event. Food resources are limited and events are subject to change. Please contact organizer to check status.

Check out FoodFinder.us  or use the APP to find food resources near you.

 

Monday-Thursday

Oroville Salvation Army- 1640 Washington Avenue, Oroville | 9am-noon, 1pm-3pm

 

Tuesday

Chico Rescue Mission-2612 Esplaande, Chico | 10am-11am

Chico Salvation Army- 567 East 16th Street, Chico | 1pm-3pm

North State Food Bank- Guardian Building, 200 E. Spruce Street, Gridley | 10:30am-=11:30am

North State Food Bank- Bigg Methodist Church, 441 C. Street, Biggs | 9am-11am, 6pm-7pm

 

Wednesday

Chico Salvation Army- 567 East 16th Street, Chico | 1pm-3pm

Grace Lutheran Church- 150 Ford avenue, Gridley | 9am-noon

North State Food Bank- Rhema Word of Faith, 574 E. 12th Street, Chico | 10am-11:30am

North State Food Bank- Mt. Joy Bible Fellowship, 15522 Nople, Forest Ranch | 11am-noon

North State Food Bank- Community Hall, 11 maple Creek Ranch Road, Cohasset | 11am-1pm

 

Thursday

Christian Life Assembly of God- 1526 Humble Avenue, gridley | 10am-noon

 

CalFresh Application Assistance

Help us help you with your CalFresh application 530 636-0649 | calfreshhelp530@gmail.com

Partially funded by USDA SNAP and equal opportunity provider and employer, and the California Department of Social Services.


CA WIC Free Food

WIC provides healthy food and support services to families. If you are pregnant or a caretaker of a child under the age of five and your income has been affected by recent events, you may qualify for WIC. Applying is easy and you will receive your food benefits within a few days.

Apply online http://www.buttecounty.net/ph/programs/WIC  or call (530) 552-4025.

 

WIC does not affect immigration status for anyone who is currently in the U.S.


Orland Food Pantry | reopens April 6

Orland Food Pantry- 19 Colusa Street, Orland | Monday 10am-12pm, Wednesday 3pm-5pm | Provide emergency food for the communities of Orland, Hamilton City, Capay, Artois, Ord Bend
reopends April 6.


Shasta/Tehama Covid19 Food Response

Delivery of non-perishable food is available for seniors, people with disabilities, and those who are medically vulnerable in shasta and Tehama Counites.

 

Residents of Shasta or Tehama county whoe are seniors (age 60+), people with disabilities, or are medically vulnerable.

Food items are non-specific, non-perishable, dry goods. No substitutons available. Pet food is offerend upon request.

Deliveries are schedules for Monday through Friday, 9am-12pm.

Fill out the form  or call 2-1-1.

View Form


Yuba-Sutter Food Bank USDA

Yuba-Sutter Food Bank USDA
https://www.facebook.com/YubaSutterCares/
See Facebook Page for dates, times [LINK] | 530-673-3834 |USDA Food Distribution boxes, delivered to 65+, Emergency food box drive thru

 

Yuba City Food Bank- 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City | Monthly scheduled USDA distribution. We are conducting a DRIVE-THRU distribution. Stay in your vehicles, and please use distancing protocols.

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Marysville Food Bank- 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City | monthly, 2nd Wednesday, 9am-10am

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Wheatland Food Bank- 111 C Street, City of Wheatland | monthly, 2nd Monday, 9am-10am

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Brownsville Food Bank- AFA 8408 LaPorte Road, Brownsville | monthly, 2nd Saturday, 11am-1pm

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Foothills Food Bank- 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City | monthly, Friday, 9am-10am

 


Yuba Sutter Food Banks

Agape Food Closet- 10615 Live oak Blvd., Live Oak | Sunday 11am |530-300-4497
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Christian Assistance Netowrk (CAN)- 232 teegarden Avenue, Yuba City | Monday-Thursday 1pm-3pm | 530-671-5154

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Crossroads Community Church- 445 B Street, Yuba City | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays, 2pm-3pm | 530-751-9168

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Foothill Food Pantry- 10775 Texas Hill Road, Dobbins | Thursday, 12pm-1:30pm | na

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Hillside Community Church- 16920 Aero Way, Brownsville | Sunday, 1:15pm-2:30pm | 530-675-9576

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Hope for the Heart Relief Center, Church of Glad Tidings- 4444 Live Oak Blvd., Yuba City | Wednesday & Friday, 10am-2pm | 530-671-3160, x245

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Loma Rica Community Center- 111234 Loma Rica Road, Loma Rica | Call for appointment | 530-645-8629

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Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church- 345 Oak Street, Colusa | Saturday, 9am-11am | 530-458-4170

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Riverbottoms Ministry- 2nd Street near Whiteaker Hall, Yuba City | Wednesday & Friday, 11am | lunch

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Riverbottoms Ministry- St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 1390 Franklin Road, Yuba City | Thursday, 6pm | take out dinner

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The Salvation Army- 401 Del Notre Avenue, Yuba City | Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9am-11am | 530-216-4530 x4539

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The Salvation Army- Life building Center, 131 Fir Street, Marysville | Everyday, 10am-11am | 530-749-6811 | hot meal & bagged meal

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The Salvation Army- 68 2nd Street, Yuba City | Everyday, 12pm-1pm | 530-216-4530 | hot meal & bagged meal

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St. Andrew Presbyterian Church- 1390 Franklin Road, Yuba City | Monday-Friday, 1:15pm-3:15pm | 530-673-7353

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St. Joseph Catholic Church- 8th & B Streets, Marysville | Wednesday & Friday, 10am-12pm | 530-742-6461

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St Vincent de Paul- 222 Clark Avenue, Yuba City | Monday thru Thurday, 9:15am-11:15am | 530-671-5154 | call for appointment

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Twin cities Rescue Mission- 940 11th Street, Marysville | Monday-Sunday, 8am & 7:30pm | 530-743-8777 | Breakfast & Dinner

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Yuba City Food Bank- 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City | See Facebook Page for dates, times [LINK] | 530-673-3834 |USDA Food Distribution boxes, delivered to 65+, Emergency food box drive thru

 


Salvation Army Sinclair Cares -food drive

About the Campaign
In these uncertain times, we can stand together while physically apart.
Thank you for donating to The Salvation Army – Sinclair Cares – Your Neighbor Needs You relief fund. Your support goes directly back into your local community, helping The Salvation Army deliver food, shelter, and hope.
Sinclair Broadcast Group will match the first $100,000 in donations.

https://give.salvationarmyusa.org/campaign/sinclair-cares-covid-19/c277719


Coronavirus Information

Get the latest information from trusted sources:

Centers for Disease Control | Butte County Public Health | Law Enforcement | State & City Governments | School Districts | Local Newspaper & TV Media | Chambers of Commerce

 


Butte County Public Health

The mission of the Butte County Public Health Department (BCPHD) is to protect the public through promoting individual, community, and environmental health. 

 

530-552-4000 | phinfo@buttecounty.net 

WEBSITE  https://www.buttecounty.net/publichealth

FACEBOOK  https://www.facebook.com/buttecountypublichealth

TWITTER  https://twitter.com/BC_PubHealth

 


Butte County Sheriff Search & Rescue

Butte County Search & Rescue - to provide a professional, large scale response to missing person's cases, with the ultimate goal of finding the missing person(s) alive.

 

If you would like to become a part of our team - we are always recruiting for new members. Our next General meeting is May 14th, please plan on attending, and see if becoming a member of our team is a good fit for you.

Butte County Search & Rescue are funded entirely by donations. These funds will help us "keep the lights on", and insures that we will be there the next time our community needs us.

FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/BCSAR
WEBSITE | https://www.buttesar.org
YOU TUBE | https://www.youtube.com/user/buttesar

 

DONATE TO BUTTE COUNTY SEARCH & RESCUE

https://www.buttesar.org/donate/


Butte County Fire Safe Council

The Butte County Fire Safe Council will help you reduce the fuel on your property and make your homestead more defensible thru licensed contractors at NO COST to you. 

 

Contact BCFSC at (530)762-9717 or jimh@buttefiresafe.net 

Get your landowner agreement now! 


Camp Fire Resources

 

Resource you need all in one location. updated daily. [LINK]


Gridley Animal Control TNR Program

Learn TNR and get the feral cat problem in your neighborhood under control.

 

Sponsor a feral cat today by donating $55! Contributions can be mailed to: Gridley Animal Control, 685 Kentucky St. Gridley.

 

 


2-1-1 Butte County Helpline

CALL: dial 211 to speak with a community resource specialist and get connected to FREE and low-cost services. Confidential, Free, Multilingual

TEXT your zip code to 898211

Website: http://www.Butte211.org

 

Basic Needs, Children Parenting Family services, Health Insurance, health & Dental Care, Transporation, Employment & Job Training programs, Alcohol & Drug treament, Nutrition programs, Utilities Payment assistance, Counseling & Support services, Recreational activities, Veteran services

 

SPONSORED BY: BCAG | First 5 Bute county | California Health Collaborative | Fran Watters & Mary Anne Houx Children's Fund | NVCF


No-Cost Chipper Service

For Fire Hazard Reduction:

 

1. Call the BCFSC at (530) 877-0984 

2. The Chipper Program operates from the end of the fire season, typically in November, through May 15 

3. How to stack rows for the Chipper Program: 

    - Stack cut brush and limbs in a row within five feet of the road or driveway edge.  Stack with the ends facing toward the road or driveway. 

    - Rows should be stacked no more than four feet high.

    - Keep mud, rocks, roots, and rootballs out of the rows.

    - Keep poison oak out of the rows. 

    - Locate the rows so the truck and chipper can easily access them; no off-road locations allowed.

4. Please note that the chipper material will not be hauled away. 

5. The Chipper Program does not provide chipping for orchard material or timber harvest material. 

6. Limds end up to eight inches diameter and not more then 10 feet in length may be chipped.  

 

https://www.buttefiresafe.net/

 


Terra Fuego Fuel Crew Low-Cost Assistance

Burned area restoration work. Terra Fuego Fuels Crew. Low-cost assistance for lands affected by the Camp fire:

- Brush cutting and chainsaw work for fire victims,

- Improvement of burned or partially burned areas,

- Reduction of standing dead material,

- Limitations of felling to < 10" diamenter trees,

- Some restrictions apply.

 

Cost $250. / Day fora 6-Person Fuels Crew.

for more informatuion  info@terrafuego.org  |  530 899-8399

 

Terra Fuego is a nonprofit 501c(3), have supported frie prevention and training in California since 2011. Providing nationally recognized training for underemployed residents in Butte County and manage landscape prescribed fire and forest improvement projects. http://www.terrafuego.org  or Instagram @terra_fuego


Animal Emergencies & Preparedness

In the event of a disaster or emergency, Butte County Animal Control, Butte County Public Health Department and the North Valley Animal Disaster Group have established an animal disaster plan. Evacuation services and animal sheltering may be available for families who are unable to return to their homes or are temporarily unable to provide for their animals in the midst of a disaster.

Animal Disaster Preparedness Brochure [PDF]
https://www.buttecounty.net/Portals/21/Animals/Resources/AnimalDisasterBrochure.pdf

Checklist for Your Pets:
• Sturdy leash, collar with ID tag and carriers
• Muzzles for dogs
• Grooming supplies
• Paper towels and wipes
• Food, water and medicine for 1 week
• Non-spill bows, can opener and plastic lid
• Sanitation supplies including litter and box if applicable
• Photos of your pet for reunification
• Crate with bedding
• Emergency contact phone numbers, including vet
• License and vaccination records
• Pet first aid kit and handbook
• Water spray bottle in warmer climates
• Other; portable fencing, treats

 

WEBSITE:
https://www.buttecounty.net/ph/Animals/Emergencies-Preparedness.aspx

 

FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1023687877714534/


Guitar Classes - Druham Rec

Registration Now Open

1 - ON - 1 lessons 

30 minute classes

$25

 

Spots Open for Saturdays 9am - 1pm

 

call DRPD (Druham Recreation & Park District)  for more info

530-345-1921


Habitat For Humanity

We have been challenged this year like no other and we are grateful for all of you who helped Habitat build affordable housing for our communities. Our long-term planning has begun and we are collaborating with others in our county to be sure that affordable housing remains a top priority.
Your help in the past has made a significant difference to so many people.

DONATE

https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=96e531


Butte Strong Fund- supporting Camp Fire Relief Effort

Three major philanthropic initiatives supporting the Camp Fire relief effort have joined forces to create the Butte Strong Fund — a partnership that will work to provide a roadmap for recovery. Organizations are encouraged to apply for grants in these areas: Housing | Children & Youth Services | Health and Wellness | Education | Community Development | Business Recovery
Visit  http://www.buttestrongfund.org

 

The Butte Strong Fund is a partnership of the North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF), Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and the Aaron Rodgers NorCal Fire Recovery Fund. Representatives from each organization will work together throughout the long-term process to identify and fund local recovery organizations.

Thousands of people donated roughly $25 million for Camp Fire relief to the NVCF.

 

APPLY FOR FUNDING (Organizations only)
http://buttestrongfund.org/apply-for-funding/


Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Butte Strong Fund, 240 Main St., Suite 260, Chico, CA 95928 or by visiting  http://www.nvcf.org  and clicking Donate.The North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) uses just 1 percent of donations to put a small dent in the cost of processing, documenting, vetting grant applications and, most important, distributing funds to the people who need it.


E Center Provides Services For Families -Head Start

In response to the tragic events surrounding the recent camp fires in Paradise and surrounding areas, E-Center would like to raise awareness for all families of our various free of charge services.  E-Center’s Head Start programs offer no-cost early childhood development services to income eligible families with infants, toddlers and pre-school age children. Our program focuses on preparing your children for kindergarten, while providing comprehensive services including nutritious meals, health screenings and services for the family. In addition, 10% of Head Start slots are allocated to children with special needs. E-Center offers home base, full day, extended day and part-day options in Yuba, Sutter, and Butte Counties. Call 530-741-2995 to schedule your appointment or visit  http://www.ecenter.org  for more information. 

 

E Center is a private non-profit agency that builds healthy communities through education, employment and environmental awareness. We are an agency that envisions strong, healthy communities that are inclusive of all.
E Center- 1506 Starr Drive, Yuba City, CA 95993 | Phone: 530-634-1200, Fax: 530-671-1042 | ecenter@ecenter.org

Head Start Programs Office- 840 Cooper Avenue, Yuba City, CA  95993 | 530-741-2995, Fax: 530-822-9584
Toll Free: 1-866-417-4255


E-Centers Early Childhood Development Services

For income eligible families with infants, toddlers, and pre-School age children.

Focus on preparing children for Kindergarten, while providing comprehensive services including: nutritious meals, health screening, and services for the family. 10% of Head Start slots are allocated to children with special needs. E-Center offers home-base, full-day, extended-day and part-day options in butte and Yuba Counties.

Call 530 741-2995 to schedule an appointment or visit online http://ECENTER.org


Applications Being Accepted for Low-Inclome Senior Housing -Chico

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission to the wait list are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors - whose head of household/co-head or spouse is 62 years of age or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384 TTY/TTD: - 711
JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS ADHERES TO ALL FAIR HOUSING LAWS.


Butte Humane Society: Pet Food & Supply Pantry for Camp Fire Victims

Pet Food & Supply Pantry open everyday! 9 am to 5 pm at 1356 Longfellow Ave Chico

Supplies Avaliable:

Dry cat food, Wet cat food, Cat litter, Cat litter boxes, Cat treats, Cardboard cat carriers, Dog kennels/crates of all sizes, Leashes, Harnesses and collars, Dog and cat beds, Dog jacket/sweaters, Food and water bowls, Cat and dog toys, Wire dog pens

For more information go to: www.facebook.com/buttehumanesociety

 


Butte College Auto Tech Scholarships

The Silver Dollar Speedway (SDS) is continuing its efforts to offer scholarships to Auto technology students at Butte College.

SDS will be accepting donations during the 2018 race season, and the funds will be distributed to the Butte College Foundation (BCF) to assist students in the Auto Technology Program.

Donations are tax deductable and the Butte College Foundation will provide a receipt (if requested) for donations of $50 or more. Each $ 500 prvided to the BCF will create a scholarship for and Auto Tech student.

During SDS events, there will be a cash can at the t-shirt booth. During the off-season, you can mail your contributions to:
Silver Dollar Speedway, attn: SDS Scholarships, 2334 Fair Street, Chico, CA  95928

To learn more about the scholarships, contact Butte College Foundation | foundation@butte.edu | 530 895-2359


Safe Boating Course Card

Safety is the number one priority for you and your crew while you're out on the water, and getting a head start before your trip is now easier than ever. to complete a state approved, NASBLA! certified, boating safety course.


If you have not completed a safe boating course yet it's not too late! You can either complete an in-person or online course from your state of residence (see links below), or you have the option to complete a classroom course from the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary or United States Power Squadron.

 

CALIFORNIA
California Department of Boating and Waterways
https://www.dbw.ca.gov
The California course cannot be taken online. (See the CDBW site for details.)
boat-ed.com
https://boat-ed.com

 

Check out these other fun sites for more water safety tips:

Find out more about WEAR IT!
https://www.safeboatingcampaign.com
National Water Safety Congress
https://www.watersafetycongress.org
The United States Coast Guard - boating safety page
https://www.uscgboating.org


See Something, Say Something

Across the country, in our communities, we share everyday moments with our neighbors, family, coworkers, and friends.  We go to work or school, the grocery store, or the gas station.  It's easy to overlook these routine moments, but as you’re going about your day if you see something that doesn't seem quite right, say something.  By being alert and reporting suspicious activity to your local law enforcement you can protect your family, neighbors, and community.
"If You See Something, Say Something®" engages the public in protecting our homeland through awareness-building, partnerships, and other outreach.

 

https://www.dhs.gov/see-something-say-something

Reporting Suspicious Activity
To report suspicious activity please contact your local law enforcement. Describe specifically what you observed, including:
 - Who or what you saw;
 - When you saw it;
 - Where it occurred; and
 - Why it's suspicious.
If there is an emergency, call 9–1–1.

 


Women's Resource Clinic

http://www.womensresourceclinic.org

http://www.facebook.com/pg/Womens-Resource-Clinic-134223569935367

 

We are a faith-based pro-life crisis pregnancy clinic in Chico.

We serve pregnant women in our community no matter what their choice is. We offer tools and resources for women to feel empowered to become mothers.

 

115 W 2nd Ave., Chico, California. Call (530) 897-6100

 

Mobile Medical Clinic Hours- Friday 10am-4pm
2255 Pillsbury Rd. Chico, CA (Butte Bible Fellowship Parking lot)

 


Rattlesnake Alert

San Francisco, CA – California Poison Control System (CPCS) (http://www.calpoison.org) reminds Californians that with warm weather, rattlesnakes are more likely to be found on hiking trails and sunning in rural areas. Even baby rattlesnakes possess dangerous venom as soon as they hatch.

 

A rattlesnake bite can produce painful swelling, bruising, tissue destruction, bleeding problems and, in rare cases, can be fatal. Most bites occur between the months of April and October. Click here to hear the sound a rattlesnake makes.

 

Some rattlesnake bite prevention tips include:

  • Wear boots and long pants when hiking.
  • Stay on trails when hiking, away from underbrush and tall weeds.
  • Do not touch or disturb a snake, even if it appears dead.
  • Carefully inspect logs or rocks before sitting on them.
  • Never hike alone in remote areas. Always have someone with you who can assist in an emergency.
  • Teach children to respect snakes and to leave them alone!

Become a CASA Volunteer!

NVCSS CASA will be holding two CASA training sessions in early 2018.
Training in Shasta County [Redding] begins on Wednesday, January 10 and will be held in the CASA Center at NVCSS at 2400 Washington Avenue.
Butte County training [Chico] begins on Thursday, February 1 and will take place at
our office in Chico.


CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes. Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. For many abused children, their CASA volunteer will be the one constant adult presence in their lives. CASA volunteers are definitely superheroes for the work they do for these children!

Download the volunteer application by visiting the NVCSS website: http://www.nvcss.org/casa
Application deadline for Shasta’s training is January 4; Butte’s deadline is January 27.
For more program information: http://www.nvcss.org/CASA
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/nvcssCASA


Butte County Library programs -Chico Durham Paradise Oroville Biggs Gridley

UPCOMING EVENTS: Childrens Monthly Calendar, Young Adult Calendar,  Adult Calendar

Visit the Public Library in your area for a lis tof available classes and programs.

 

Chico: https://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/ChicoLibrary.aspx

 

Biggs: https://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/BiggsLibrary.aspx

 

Durham: https://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/DurhamLibrary.aspx

 

Gridley: https://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/GridleyLibrary.aspx

 

Oroville: https://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/OrovilleLibrary.aspx

 

Paradise: https://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/ParadiseLibrary.aspx


Northern California Residents Disaster Assistance

Residents of Butte, Lake, Mendocino and Yuba who suffered damage or losses from the devastating fires that began October 8, 2017 and continue to burn, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so.
The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of October 10, 2017 now makes federal assistance available to eligible individuals and business owners in a total of six northern California counties: Butte, Lake, Napa, Mendocino, Sonoma and Yuba.
Survivors who primarily reside in one of the six designated counties can apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open 7am to 10pm seven days a week.
Applicants will be asked for the following information:
•    Social Security number
•    Address of the damaged primary residence
•    Description of the damage
•    Information about insurance coverage
•    A current contact telephone number
•    An address where they can receive mail
•    Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds
Disaster assistance for homeowners and renters may include grants to help pay for:
•    Temporary housing
•    Essential home repairs
•    Uninsured and underinsured personal property losses
•    Other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.


Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available for businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners and renters. Disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries.


FEMA grants do not have to be repaid. FEMA assistance is nontaxable and will not affect eligibility for Social Security, Medicaid or other federal benefits.
Registering with FEMA is required for federal aid, even if a survivor has registered with another disaster-relief organization, such as the American Red Cross.
Survivors should register even if they have insurance. FEMA cannot duplicate insurance payments, but underinsured applicants may receive help after their claims have been settled.
For more information on California recovery, visit the disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4344 ,   Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/femaregion9 and the CalOES website, https://www.caloes.ca.gov/


ASSE Exchange Student host families needed

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.
 

ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giving everyone involved a rich cultural experience.

To become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or go to  http://www.host.asse.com  to begin your host family application. Students are eager to learn about their American host family, so begin the process of welcoming your new son or daughter today!

 

Founded by the Swedish National Department of Education, ASSE International (formerly American Scandinavian Student Exchange) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, public benefit organization. ASSE is officially designated as an exchange visitor program by the United States Department of State.
 


CodeRED Notification System

The CodeRED Emergency Notification System now allows residents and businesses to log into their CodeRED Accounts from Google, Facebook and Twitter. Please visit www.buttecoounty.net/massnotification  to create a managed account & take advantage of the additional options the CodeRED system offers.
Residents and Businesses can also download the CodeRED Mobile Alert App which will allow you to receive emergency notifications anywhaere CodeRED is used.

 

Visit www.buttecounty.net/massnotification for information on the CodeRED Mobile Alert App and how to log into the system from social media accounts.

https://public.coderedweb.com/cne/en-US/BFA19C579EA5


Jarvis Gardens accepting admission for low-income senior housing

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission to the wait list are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors - whose head of household/co-head or spouse is 62 years of age or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384
TTY/TTD: - 711


Handi-Riders therapeutic activity for children and adults with special needs

If you or someone you know could benefit fromTherapeutic Horsemanship and are intersted in attending a class, call for more information. You do not need prior experience.

 

Handi-Riders is a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International) member and Premier Accredited Operating Center. Our program is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as an accepted form of therapeutic activity for the physically, developmentally and emotionally challenged. We are proud to have served Butte, Glenn and Tehama counties for the past 30 years.

Handi-Riders, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in Butte County in 1981 by a dedicated group from the equestrian community and Butte County Schools Special Education Department. These individuals worked together to provide a unique form of therapeutic activity for children and adults with special needs: Therapeutic Horseback Riding.
info@handi-riders.org | 530-315-0654 or 530-533-5333 | PO Box 1885, Chico, CA 95927

https://www.handi-riders.org
https://www.facebook.com/pg/HandiRidersofNorthernCalifornia/


Donate Scrap Metal Materials, Tooling to benefit North State High Schools

Donate unsued scrap metal material or tooling that could be donated for use in our North State H.S. and Community Colleges.
North State Manufacturer’s Directory (Grow Manufacturing) https://manufacturer-directory.com
Contact JJ  jj@growmanufacturing.com | 530 892-9600  x211


Wings of Eagles is accepting applications for Financial Assistance |

"Wings of Eagles" is accepting applications NOW! Please log onto www.wingsofeagles.org and fill out our Application for Financial Assistance. Accepting online applications only!

"Wings of Eagles," The Joseph Alvarez Organization for seriously ill children, has a goal of providing emotional and financial assistance to all families in the counties of: Butte, Glenn, Tehama, Sutter and Colusa who have children with a pediatric cancer or a life-threatening illness diagnosis.

Application [LINK]
https://www.wingsofeagles.org/local-programs/application-for-financial-assistance.html

 

FACEBOOK
https://www.facebook.com/WingsofEagles.Joseph

WEBSITE
https://www.wingsofeagles.org