Co Chair Lauran Willmon and katia garcia talk about the upcoming Fund raiser and how people can still participate by putting together a Walk team.. the Chico Walk Event Sat Oct 8 at Sycamore Field (One Mile)
BCSAR Dennis Schmidt talks about how the Search & Rescue team is all Volunteer and how these community members put their lives on hold to train year round and assist with rescues, Evacuations and other needs...also Promoting their Major Fund Raiser of the year..the Helicopter Golf Ball Drop at Canyon Oaks CC
Max Steiner joins the Morning News to introduce himself and also lays out his Agenda on what he feels are the most important issues facing the Northstate in the November Election...From Water to Fire Safety and Forest Management to What his Opponent Doug LaMalfa has done wrong in representing the NorthState for the last 10 years. to find out more maxsteinerforcongress.com
Public Health Communications Manager Lisa Almaguer updates on the staying safe with the Excessive Heat..the latest on the Monkeypox Case at Chico State and the latest Covid Booster available in Butte County as early as this week.
Carolyn Denero (Explore Butte County) discusses funding thru the American Rescue Plan to award "Microgrants" to local Event Planners and organizers to help coming out of the last 2 years where many events were canceled or postponed due to the Pandemic.. Denero explains the process of applying for a grant (Deadline is Aug 31st 2022)
Public Works Director Marc Mattox discusses the projects that will be funded thru the recent Federal Wildfire Windfall of 200 Million. The funding will go towards infrastructure (Road Repairs) and some of the fudning will go towards the Sewer System.
Chico State's Maitreya Badami with the Department of Criminal Justice explains what exactly the role of a Special Master plays in this case. She discusses the case against The Former President and how His Legal team wants Docs returned that were taken in the Raid
Chico State's John Crosby gives us update on whats next for Russia as the Invasion of Ukraine hit the 6 month Mark. What's the Plan for Putin moving forward? Does he still plan to take over the Country? How long is the US involved with sending Aid to Ukraine?
Mike gets us up to speed on the New Cancer Center planned for Meriam Park. Telling uws what a big step is for Chico and the North Valley when it comes to Cancer Care and will make it convienient for those going through the journey.
CSUC's President visits to talk about the New School Year as the Campus returns to "Normal" after 2 + years of Covid distancing and learning. Hutchinson talks about the upcoming School Year from Academics to Sports. also Looks at what's needed to attract New students to attend Chico State
The Congressman announces Federal Wildfire Recovery funding for the Town of Paradise, City of Chico and Butte County ..LaMalfa also talks Water policy by both the Feds and State Water Control Board and teh impact on Ranchers and Farmers
Troy Flint discusses what the Association is working on to work with both School Boards and Parents around the state to calm some of the recent reports of Discourse at School Board Meetings. lays out the plan to reach out to parents to show what the different and varying School Boards are working to make Schools improve around the state.
Chico Unified's Superintendent Kelly Staley talks wit the Morning News about the start of Back to School..after almost 3 years + of events that impacted in class teaching they are back in class..We Talk Safety, New facilities, and Teacher Shortages and the impact on the District.
FBI Special Agent Dan Rodriguez talks about the Diversity recruitment for new Agents..
plus how the FBI has been in the news for the last years over what some believe has Politicized the Agency.. He Addresses those concerns .
the Assemblyman discusses his bill that would protect Fire Vicitms form paying State Inclome taxes on Any Trust Fund Monies received thru the PGE Trust ..Gallagher Also gives update on what in anything being done with the ongoing Drought and what State Leaders are ignoring with Water Storge etc.
Chico State ranks top of the heap in a recent Study that looked at Student Loan Debt.. Jerry Ross with Chico State breaks down the study and tells us why Chico State Students are able to keep their Federal Loan debt the lowest at Graduation.
Vp of Student Enrollment Services Jerry Ross tells KPAY that Chico State Students have the smallest debt upon graduating.. Ross gives us the reasons behind this including low tuition cost and how the University teaches Kids how to handle their finances in relation to Student Loans.
Lisa Alamaguer from BCPH updates on the availability of Covid 19 Vax for Young Kids now that the FDA has approved the shots for kids 6 mos to 5 yrs old.. Almaguer also updates on importance of getting the Boosters and tells us if these Boosters will be annual event. She also gives update on West Nile Virus and protecting against Mosquito Bites
Local Business Owner Doug Guillen and Councilperson Kasey Reynolds talk to the Morning News about the recent Initiative presented to the City regarding the enforcement of the Existing Laws and Ordinances regarding lawlessness related to the Homeless encmapments and how this relates (or Works with ) the Settlement Agreement as agreed to with the Advocates , the Federal Judge and the City of Chico
Jesus Center Executive Director Amber Abney-Bass updates us about the Role the Jesus center is involved in as the day to day operators of the Chico Pallet Shelter. Balancing the between providing services to those at the Shelter while staying within the confines of the Settlement Agreement
Sheriff Honea talks about the recent Data Breach form the State DOJ website that leaked personal information about Gun Owners , Gun Shop sales lists and also those protected by restraining Orders...Honea gives us what it means for Gun Owners in Butte County and steps they should take to protect their information
Morgan responds to a Concerned Citizens group initiative demanding the Chico Council do more regarding the homeless encampments and move the process forward faster. Also what the City is doing and can do as part of the Settlement agreement between the Advocates, City and Magistrate Judge.
Chief Madden previews the Annual Crime report that he will be presenting at this weeks City Council Meeting...plus addresses some of the areas of concern and talks about How Chico PD works with Chico Unified when it comes to School Safety in the aftermath of the Deadly Shooting in Texas...
Assemblyman Gallagher gives update on the latest battle between the GOP and Dems in Sacramento over a Gas Tax Relief Bill. Even as it is now 100 days since the Governor had promised to do something to help Californians
Mayor Steve Crowder gives update on the progress of the Sewer Project as well as what's the latest on the PGE Trust Fund regarding delays in payment and what the Lawyer for the Trust fund had to say responding to questions from local officials
BCFB Executive Director Coleen Cecil talks about Water...how the state is failing local farmers and Ranchers with Storage projects...and the ongoing issue of getting products to markets with the Supply Chain disruption continues to hurt local crops
Butte County Public Health's Lisa Almaguer gives update as Coivd cases are rising again in the County with both Cases reported and Hospitalizations...She talks about the importance of the Vaccine and how to keep yourself and family safe
District Attorney Mike Ramsey gives us update on the Case involving the Former Chico State Employee who has been charged with making Threats Online. Also how Local Law Enforcement Tipped off by the FBI thru Google employees ..As He faces another Court Date to enter his plea.
Valley Contractors Exchange with Local High School Students built a tiny Home for a Bear Fire Survivor....Exec Director Amy Rorher and Chelsea Irvine talk about the dedication and what the VCE is doing to get students involved with the trades
Chico's Public Works Director Erik Gustafson updates on the Homeless Camp Cleanup gets underway in the City of Chico as part of the Settlement Agreement...Gustafson also talks about other Projects with road Improvements etc.
He joins the morning news to talk about his District and citizens who are against the City putting 1 of 3 Homless Cam Sites located near a Local Middle School. He talks about the type of person who will be living at the site and Safety Concerns for the Kids and Invites Chico Residents to the Council Meeting to air their grievances to the Council.
Chico Councilman Sean Morgan talks about the 'Soft" Opening of the Pallet Shelter site and what it means for the city regarding the enforcement of the Anit Camping Ordinances. Morgan says its still in the Federal Judge's hands whether or not he accepts this shelter as adequate on the heels of the Lawsuit of Chico V Homeless Advocates
Public Works Director Marc Mattox gives an update on the Sewer System Project and gives timeline when the Town will be expecting to start the project...plus addresses cost concerns and overall project issues.
Butte Co and the City of Chico have allocated an additional 2.5 Million in Grants thru the America Rescue Plan to assist Small Business Owners recover from the Pandemic.. Butte Co's Katie Simmons and Chico Deputy City Manager Jennifer MaCarthy talk how to apply for the grants , where the money comes from and who it will help
Local Chico Business Owner and resident Tom Van Overbeek comes on Morning News to Announce his candidacy for Chico City Council in the 6th District. Van Overbeek reviews his priorities for the City including Homelessness.
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