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Pacific Gas and Electric leave Butte County in the dark

Pacific Gas and Electric leave Butte County in the dark

Kimberly Morales // November 7, 2019

Through this past year, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the largest electricity and gas provider in California, has been in Butte County's spotlight. For the past year, cities across the county have...

Oroville to sue the states water department after damages to the Oroville dam and spillway due to flooding in February. Image courtesy of Department of Water Resources.

Oroville to sue state department for dam failure

Josh Cozine // January 21, 2018

The city of Oroville filed suit against the Department of Water Resources (DWR) for damages, mismanagement and corruption Wednesday. The DWR failed to pay an appropriate amount after the failure of...

Photo credit: Madison Holmes

FBI vs. Apple: Privacy concerns without concern

Sean Daly // April 27, 2016

The recent conflict over the government's access to digital information is developing between the FBI and the giant technological producer Apple. This battle involves two global forces who each say they...

Chico State files lawsuit against PG&E

Chico State files lawsuit against PG&E

Ernesto Rivera // May 2, 2014

Chico State is suing Pacific Gas and Electric to recover costs from an environmental cleanup the university performed during the construction of the WildCat Recreation Center. From 1874 to 1928,...

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