3rd Congressional District race | Chico’s Measure L | COVID-19 emergency declaration to end
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Interview: Democratic House candidate Kermit Jones challenges Kevin Kiley for 3rd Congressional District
Democratic candidate Kermit Jones is running to represent California’s newly redrawn 3rd Congressional District. He is challenging Republican candidate Kevin Kiley. Jones is currently a family physician. He is also a lawyer and a Navy veteran who served in Iraq. NSPR’s Jamie Jiang recently interviewed Jones about wildfire mitigation, education and climate action. Listen to the interview.
Editor’s note: NSPR also spoke with Kiley, the Republican candidate for the seat. You can hear that interview in tomorrow’s Headlines.
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
Chico’s Measure L addresses public nuisance standards
If passed, Measure L would hold the City of Chico to the same public nuisance laws as private property owners. Some examples of public nuisances include property that is deemed dangerous to public health, or is unsightly or dilapidated.
— Alec Stutson, NSPR
3 people arrested in connection with Teichert Ponds shooting, Chico police say
Three people were arrested in connection with a shooting at Teichert Ponds Sunday, according to a press release from the Chico Police Department. The department reports a man called dispatchers to say he had been shot while inside his tent around 10 p.m. He was transported to Enloe Medical Center for gunshot wounds to his arm and leg. The shooting follows a fatal shooting at Teichert Ponds last year.
— Adia White, NSPR
Newsom intends to end COVID-19 emergency declaration
Gov. Gavin Newsom will end California’s COVID-19 state of emergency in early 2023 barring a surge in cases. Most of the emergency provisions have already sunset, and Newsom plans to terminate the rest on Feb. 28. He’s also asking state lawmakers to pass a bill to allow nurses to continue to give out COVID-19 treatments.
— CapRadio Staff
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- Chico celebrates Parade of Lights for the first time since the pandemic — NSPR
- Group warns of anti-Asian rhetoric ahead of midterm election — CapRadio
- California Coastal Commission approves desalination plant — NSPR
- State crackdown on fentanyl leads to more than 200 arrests since April — CapRadio
- South County Food Pantry Project to address food insecurity — NSPR