Chico Immediate Care closure | Fire survivor tax relief | Siskiyou cold case
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, Feb. 15.
Chico Immediate Care to close at the end of the week
Some patients of Chico Immediate Care received calls from the clinic Monday informing them it will close permanently on Friday, Feb. 17. The clinic did not return requests for comment on the closure.
— Alec Stutson, NSPR
Paradise council member returns from advocating for fire survivor tax relief in D.C.
A group advocating for a bill that would offer tax relief to fire survivors returned from Washington D.C. this week. The bill — HR 176 — would give a federal tax exemption to all who receive PG&E settlement money from the Fire Victim Trust. Paradise Town Council member Steve Crowder was among those advocating for the bill. Listen to an interview with Crowder in today’s Headlines.
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
Siskiyou County cold case progresses with arrest of homicide suspect
The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office says a man has been arrested in connection with the 18-year-old killing of Patricia Joseph, whose body was found in the Klamath River in 2005. The family wrote on Facebook that “the time for justice is long overdue.”
— Jamie Jiang, NSPR
Hearing on gas prices scheduled for next week
Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to stop excessive price increases by the oil industry is set for its first hearing next week. The California State Senate's Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee has scheduled a hearing on Feb. 22.
— CapRadio Staff
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In case you missed it
- Chico City Council discusses vision for downtown — NSPR
- California awards funding for North State affordable housing projects — NSPR
- Bill aims to reduce anti-Asian attacks on public transit — CapRadio
- Lawmaker wants to provide public notice before shelters euthanize adoptable animals — CapRadio
- California’s COVID-19 state of emergency to end — CapRadio
- State-run coronavirus testing site to close in Chico — NSPR
- Chico State breaks ground on first net-zero building — NSPR
- California AG targets workplace heat protections — The California Report