County fire station closures | Valley’s Edge faces referendum | State budget proposal
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Tuesday, Jan. 10.
Berry Creek residents say they weren’t notified about decision to close fire station
Last month, the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a group of budget actions, including downstaffing and closing three fire stations for the winter. One of those stations was in Berry Creek. Some residents say they didn’t receive proper warning about the Board of Supervisors’ proposal to close the station.
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
Opponents of Valley’s Edge development launch referendum campaign
Opponents of the Valley’s Edge development plan in Chico announced the launch of a referendum campaign. The campaign aims to gather enough signatures to bring the project’s specific plan before voters for reconsideration following its approval by the Chico City Council last week.
— Ken Devol, NSPR
Newsom expected to reveal budget proposal today
Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to unveil his proposed California state budget today. After two years of surplus, the state is looking at a budget deficit. That could mean less funding for the governor’s priorities like housing and electric vehicle infrastructure.
— CapRadio Staff
California gas prices remain steady amid storms
In some regions of the country, hurricanes and other national disasters can cause gas prices to go up because of refinery issues and delivery setbacks. So far, there are no indications California's damaging, atmospheric river storms will affect the state's gas prices. The average price for a gallon of gas in California is currently $4.40, which is up a few pennies from a week ago.
— CapRadio Staff
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In case you missed it
- Storm sweeps across North State today through tomorrow — NSPR
- Newsom says winter storms deadlier than recent wildfire seasons — CapRadio
- California workplace safety regulators cite for-profit prison company — The California Report
- Noise control experts push for laws to address public health concerns — Kaiser Health News
- Unhoused residents call for more aid to protect campgrounds — NSPR
- Thousands in the North State lose power during winter storm — NSPR
- Gov. Newsom to take the oath of office for second term — CapRadio
- Chico’s unhoused residents left with few shelter options — NSPR
- Officials warn against non-essential travel after emergency declaration — CapRadio