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Paradise Veterans Car & Bike Show | Saturday September 23rd

1st Annual Stew Showdown | Saturday, September 30th

CARD Movies in the Park | Chico | Septmeber 30th- October 21st

Before the movie there will be a live music pre-show with local band Emma and Will at 6 P.M., along with fun activities like bounce houses, face painting, and Woodstock’s Pizza will be on-hand selling tasty slices and soda. 

The movie starts at dusk–just before 8 P.M., and admission is free. Make sure to claim your spot to relax and enjoy the movie under the stars! Pack a blanket, bug spray, and a flashlight. 

Refreshments will be available for purchase. 

  • Saturday, September 30th – Come celebrate CARD'S 75th Birthday! Super Mario Bros., Sycamore Field
  • Saturday, October 21st – Hotel Transylvania 4, DeGarmo Park

Helicopter Ball Drop | Chico | October 2nd


Golf Tournament starts at 8 am 

Helicopter Ball Drop (open to the public) starts at 5 pm.  

Parenting Class | Tehama County | October 2nd

Johnny Appleseed Days | Paradise | October 7th-8th

Johnny Appleseed Days 2023

Saturday & Sunday, October 7 & 8

Terry Ashe Park in the center of Paradise


California's Oldest Harvest Festival

Welcomes Guests


First held in 1888, Paradise's Johnny Appleseed Days is the oldest harvest festival in the state! The 2023 fall festival will celebrate Paradise's orchard heritage with apple pie and ice cream and anticipates a crowd of 5,000 over two days.


Local businesses will share goods and services, and Paradise will host artisans from all over the state and beyond selling a variety of handicrafts. The ever-popular children's area will feature face painting, nostalgic games and Johnny Appleseed himself with fruit and stories. Continuous hometown entertainment graces the Gazebo Stage throughout the event.


Visit “Johnny’s Pub” at neighboring Paradise Lutheran Church and the harvest-themed Pumpkin Patch showcasing local agricultural and arts organizations.


Johnny Appleseed Entertainment


Saturday, October 7


10:30 a.m.      Chocolate Fest Presentations


11:00 a.m.      Starlight String Quartet – Paradise Symphony


11:30 a.m.      Paradise Police Department K9 Demo


12:00 p.m.     Henry Crook Bird – Country Folk Music


1:00 p.m.        Paradise Pines Belly Dancers


1:30 p.m.        Calvary Chapel Praise Team


2:00 p.m.        Carey Robinson/Mark Springer – Jazz Duo


3:00 p.m.        Tyler Devoll - Classic Hits From 60's-2000


4:00 p.m.        Maddy Taylor  

Sunday, October 8


11:00 a.m.      Revolution Dance – Contemporary Dance


11:30 a.m.      Ready Raccoon – Wildfire Safety


12:00 p.m.     Justin Mora and Friends - Classic Rock & Country


1:00 p.m.        Northern California Ballet


2:00 p.m.        Soul Posse – Fun Dance Tunes


3:00 p.m.        Dust Bowl Dawn - Folk Duo




Notre Dame School Fall Festival | Chico | October 7th

Enjoy the family friendly activities - games, face painting, bounce house, dunk tank, cake walk, prizes, food and much more!

Habitat for Humanity of Butte County Home Dedication | Paradise | October 7th

Celebrate with these families as they prepare to move into their new habitat homes with affordable mortgages! Meet the families Tour the homes Meet the construction team Learn about Habitat's upcoming plans Hear from community leaders

Wildcat Weekend | Chico State | October 12th-14th

Wildcat Weekend is October 12-14th this year with a ton of activities for the whole family to enjoy! In addition to the Kinders BBQ, we have Jamm and Decades playing a free concert on the lawn on Saturday October 14th.  

Check out the full line up of the weekend here!

Chico Chapter Fall Event | October 12th

Enjoy an evening with The Kelly Twins performing their famous dueling piano show at the Meriam Park Barn

$15 per person

Includes Hors d'oeuvres

No- host bar 

Date : October 12th

Time: 5:30-8:00 PM

Click here for all the deatils!

2023 Almond Bowl Giveaway | Chico | October 13

Annual Almond Bowl Car Giveaway Kicks Off


CHICO, Calif. – Ticket sales kickoff for the 2023 Almond Bowl Car Giveaway are on sale now! 


Sponsored by Chico Nissan Hyundai, the winner of the giveaway will receive a brand-new car. Chico Nissan Hyundai has raised more than $2.5 million for Chico High School’s and Pleasant Valley High School’s athletics programs.


The Almond Bowl is a long-standing tradition in the North State Community. The annual football game features a matchup between friendly rivals Pleasant Valley High School and Chico High School.


The Car Giveaway begins with both schools selling raffle tickets for $20 each, which also feature Round Table Pizza coupons. Raffle tickets can be purchased from either school or at Chico Nissan and Chico Hyundai dealership locations.


The winner of the Almond Bowl Car Giveaway will be determined during a live drawing at the halftime show of the Almond Bowl game on October 13 th at Pleasant Valley High School. This year’s winner will choose between a 2023 Nissan Sentra or a 2023 Hyundai Elantra.


Chico Nissan Hyundai has been a long-time supporter of the local high school athletics programs by donating a car to each of the Almond Bowl football game fundraisers, allowing a member of the community to win a new Nissan or Hyundai every fall.


Ryan Sutton, Executive Manager of Chico Nissan, and Chico Hyundai proclaims, “We are honored to continue supporting student athletes at Pleasant Valley and Chico High schools. We hope to continue this tradition of fundraising for years to come!”


For more information, visit Chico Nissan at, call 530-891-1777 or visit them on Facebook at

Chico Community Scholarship Association Annual Fundraiser Mixer | October 18th

Chico Concours d'Elegance Inc | CHICO CONCOURS Car Show | Saturday, October 21

The 44th annual 2023 CHICO CONCOURS promises to be a full day of music, refreshments, entertainment and, of course, beautiful automobiles in the park-like atmosphere of Butte Creek Country Club. Spectators free admission. We sincerely hope that you will choose to attend as either a participant or spectator. Celebrating 70 Years of Corvette

Saturday, October 21 | 10am - 4pm

Oroville YMCA Trunk or Treat | Oroville | October 28

Join Oroville YMCA for a spooky and fun Trunk or Treat! 

Dress in your costume this year, and get ready for a spectacular night of games, trick or treating, and lots of fun events to explore! 


Become a Vendor!


Send your business and contact information including your phone number, email, address, a description of your booth, and also if you will need access to electricity and water.



Oroville Convention Center: Upper Parking Lot

1200 Myers Street, Oroville, CA, 95965

Event Details:

Oct 29, 4:00 pm - Oct 29, 8:00 pm


Walk Woof Wag Celebrates 10th Year | October 28th

WALK WOOF WAG EVENT CELEBRATES 10TH YEAR Chico, CA -- The Walk Woof Wag has been a Chico favorite event for 10 years. This beloved Chico event was inspired by Chico youth, Bryce Velasco, who wanted to honor his dog, Jasmine, who was adopted through Chico Animal Shelter. In 2014, Bryce was in the 8th grade at Marsh Junior High School and taking a leadership class that required students to perform a service project. Bryce’s vision was a walk that would be festive and fun and raise funds for Chico Animal Shelter. He joined forces with Dr. Sarah Richardson, owner of the Canine Connection, and raised $90,000 to date for the Chico Animal Shelter’s medical fund. Ten years later, the event is still a success and the largest fundraiser for the most needy animals in Chico.


WHEN: Saturday, Oct 28th 9 am - 12 pm

WHERE: Lower Bidwell Park - Sycamore Field



The community is encouraged to attend, bring friends, family, and, of course, their dog, enjoy games and treats, and connect with the other pet lovers who want to raise money for the Chico Animal Shelter’s medical fund.

The Chico Animal Shelter relies on donations from the community to help abandoned, ill and injured animals in the city. Every year, they have to raise $65,000 to meet the medical needs of the community and bring these animal’s back to health to be adopted out to loving, forever homes.

To make this event a success, the Walk Woof Wag aims to have 500 participants.

Event planner Celeste Cramer stated, “We are aiming to have 500 people attend the event, and we look forward to sharing the story about the Chico Animal Shelter’ medical fund with the community members who join the walk.” She added that anyone interested in becoming a donor or sponsor of the event can visit to join the cause.

Deadline to have a business, organization or family name on the event shirts is Sept 22nd.

Current major sponsors include: The Canine Connection, North Valley Community Foundation, Tri Counties Bank, Friends of the Animal Shelter, For The Love Of Dog, PG&E, Pink Penguin Events & Marketing, KZFR, Thunder 100.7, Power 102.1, Z Rock 106.7, and Bob FM 92.7. Updated list can be found on every page of our website.

Note about this year’s poster: Every year the Walk Woof Wag committee chooses an inspirational dog to be featured on the event commemorative posters.

Each featured dog has benefited from the medical fund in which the event raises funds as a reminder of what the event is all about (READ MORE).

For the 10th year, two special dogs were chosen. Hallie and Fonzie were found in an abandoned truck soaking wet and dying of Parvo.

Thanks to the Chico Animal Shelter’s staff and the help of the medical fund, they were nursed back to health and adopted into loving homes.





Alzheimer's Association Dementia & Caregiving 101 | Chico | November 2nd

Thursday, November 2, 2023 1:30-2:30pm Chico Library, 1108 Sherman Ave, Chico, CA 95926

Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; and the role of a caregiver. Learn about establishing a system of support, resources, and how to ask for help. Gain tips on how to be a sustainable and resilient caregiver through self-care.


Register online at or call 800.272.3900

Co-presented by Passages Caregiver Resource Center and the Alzheimer's Association.

CHAT's 10 Year Anniversary Party | Chico | November 4th


Join us for an evening of fun, live music, fundraising, and celebrating 10 years of community service!


Community Cooling Center | 2-8 PM Daily

Safe Space Chico has opened cooling centers to individuals, families and pets who need to cool down while the outside temperatures increase. 

Visit the Community Cooling Centers NOW!

Sign up as a volunteer!

Come with your family, friends, and pets!

Call 211 for more information!

Dates and Locations of Available Cooling Centers: 

Date Location Time
July 23 - August 5 Faith Lutheran Church (667 E 1st Avenue) 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
August 6 - August 19 Bidwell Presbyterian (208 W 1st Street) 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Thursday Night Market | Chico | July 6th - September 14th

Friday Night Concerts | Chico | July 7th - October 13th

Chico Animal Shelter | Pet Pal Program

Want to help reunite lost pets with their families?

Are you comfortable using the internet and social media?

Do you have some time to spare and live or own a business in Chico?

Then you might make a great Chico Animal Services Pet Pal!

The Pet Pal Program gives members of the community the tools needed to help get lost pets back home without having to be taken to the shelter.

Volunteers will assist the public by scanning lost animals for microchip and help finders reunite pets with their families. 

Microchip scanners, training and support will be provided. If you already have a chip scanner, Contact us at (530) 894-5630! 

You can be a Pet Pal either at home or through you business.

To find out more information visit 

Click on the Pet Pals Tab. 

Glenn County Fentanyl Prevention Efforts

Glenn County's Fentanyl Poisoning Response Taskforce is here to decrease accidental Fentanyl poisonings. Utilizing education, harm reduction strategies, access to treatment, and community engagement; our community partners are coming together to implement life-saving strategies in the Glenn County. 

Butte County OptumServe Testing Site - OROVILLE

NEW! OptumServe Testing Site

Location: Feather River Tribal Health - 2145 5th Ave. Oroville, CA 95965

Operating Hours: Monday thorugh Friday 8AM - 4PM

(Can do 210 tests per day)

Farmers Markets - local



Morning Farmers Marketyear-round 2023

Wednesday @ 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m., Pillsbury Road adjacent to Trader Joe’s

Saturday @ 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m., 2nd St. & Wall St.

Sunday @ 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Meriam Park

Facebook Page:


Downtown Thursday Night Market | April 27-September 14, 2023

Thursday @ 6:00p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Broadway from 2nd to 5th Streets and enjoy special events in the Downtown Plaza.


Downtown Saturday Morning Farmers Market | year round 2023

Saturday @ 7:30AM - 1:00PM. 2nd St. & Wall St. Chico, CA. 




Paradise Monday Farmers' Market  | July - September 26, 2023

Monday @ 4:30 - 7:30pm

6848 Skyway, Paradise, CA, 95969


Paradise Farmers Market,| 
Tuesday @ 7:30am-12pm.

Alliance Church parking lot at 6491 Clark Rd, Paradise, CA

 Come see what's fresh!

Facebook Page:



Oroville Saturday Farmers Market | July - September 2023

Saturday @ 8am - 1pm 

Oroville Municipal Auditorium, Oroville, 95965


Oroville Hospital's Community Farmers' Market | July - September 2023

Wednesday @ 9am - 2pm 

2450 Oro Dam Blvd., Oroville, 95966




Corning Farmers Market, Thursday | September 5 and October 3 2023
Northside Park on West & Tehama Streets. 5:00pm-7:30pm. Northside Park, Corning
For more info about becoming a vendor,




Colusa Certified Farmers Market, Thursday | year-round 2023
Thursday @  4:00-7:00pm

Veterans Memorial Park- Located on 10th and Market Streets

Market features fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, crafts and fresh mushrooms from Colusa’s own Premier Mushrooms. For more information on this Market, please contact:





Red Bluff Saturday Certified Farmers' Market | year-round 2020

Saturday @ 8:00am-12:00pm

Home Depot, 100 Main Street.


Red Bluff Certified Farmers' Market, Wednesday | August 2, 2023

5:00pm- 8:00pm  633 Washington Street and Pine Streets, downtown

Kids Activities 5:30-7:30PM every Wednesday

Contact: 100 Main St/PO Box 850, Red Bluff, CA 96080 | P 530 527-6220 | F 530 527-2908

Want to be a vendor? Obtain a vendor application online at




Willows Community Market | Every Saturday, July 29-August 26, 2023

8:00AM - 11:00AM, 811 N. Humboldt St, Tractor Supply Parking Lot

Contact: Willows Chamber of Commerce if interested in being a vendor (530) 934-8150

Butte County Library programs -Chico Durham Paradise Oroville Biggs Gridley

UPCOMING EVENTS: Childrens Monthly Calendar, Young Adult Calendar,  Adult Calendar

Visit the Public Library in your area for a list of available classes and programs.

Here is a list of everyday events occuring in Butte County!

2023 Book Sale | Paradise Friends of the Library

The Paradise Friends of the Library are having their monthly book sales!

Happening every 3rd Saturday from 11AM to 2PM. Located at 5922 Clark Road, Paradise.

All proceeds benefit the Paradise Library.

The sale will also take place every 3rd Saturday. The Paradise Friends of the Library are eager for you to come visit and buy some books!


Next Available dates to buy books!

August 19th
September 16th
October 21st
November 18th

December 16th

Free Food for Veterans!

Veterans! Visit Vectors every Sunday so you can get free Groceries to take home!


Only two requirements:

To please bring boxes or bags to carry your items 

Bring Veteran ID or Proof of Military Service.


Location: Vectors:  554 Rio Lindo Ave, Chico, CA 95926 

When: 10am - Until Supplys Last


CA WIC Free Food

WIC provides healthy food and support services to families. If you are pregnant or a caretaker of a child under the age of five and your income has been affected by recent events, you may qualify for WIC. Applying is easy and you will receive your food benefits within a few days.


Apply online 

Call (530) 552-4025

2080 E 20th Street, Chico, CA, 95928, Suite 180


WIC does not affect immigration status for anyone who is currently in the U.S.

Chico Food Assistance

The following food banks are located in Chico, CA offering food supplies to individuals and families in need. One-time use per event.

Identification and proof of your situation may be required at or prior to event.

Food resources are limited and events are subject to change. Please contact organizer to check status.

Check out or use the APP to find food resources near you.


Chico Community Food Locker 

Monday thru Friday @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM

1386 Longfellow Drive, Chico, CA, 95926

Requirements: Legal ID, Face Mask

Call for information: 530-895-8331



Chico Rescue Mission

Tuedays @ 10:00AM - 11:00AM

2612 Esplanade Chico, CA, 95973

Requirements: call for current days/hours: 530-343-1935



Faith Lutheran Church

1st & 3rd Fridays @ 10:00AM - 12:00PM

667 1st Ave Chico, CA, 95926

No Requirements; Open to ALL

Call for information: 530-895-3754



Shalom Free Clinic

Sunday @ 1:00PM-4:00PM

295 E Washington Ave, Chico, CA, 95926'

No Requirements. Emergency Food Available. 

Call for information: 530-518-8422



Rhema Word of Faith Empowerment Ministries

Every 2nd Wednesday @ 10:00AM - 11:30AM

574 E. 12th Street, Chico, CA, 95928

Requirements: income requirements

Call for information: 800-779-2245



Chico Salvation Army

Tuesday @ 2:00PM -4:00PM

567 East 16th Street, Chico, CA, 95928

Call for information: 530-776-1009



Jesus Center 

1297 Park Avenue, Chico, CA, 95928

Call for hours/days: 530-345-2640





CalFresh Application Assistance

Apply Now for CalFresh

530 636-0649 |


Partially funded by USDA SNAP and equal opportunity provider and employer, and the California Department of Social Services.

Orland Food Pantry

Orland Food Pantry

19 Colusa Street, Orland | Monday 10am-12pm, Wednesday 3pm-5pm |

Provide emergency food for the communities of Orland, Hamilton City, Capay, Artois, Ord Bend

Yuba Sutter Food Banks

If you find yourself in need of food support, worry not! There are numerous food banks conveniently spread throughout Butte County, ready to lend a helping hand. Whether you're an individual, a family, or anyone facing food insecurity, these food banks are here to provide nourishment and support.

There are 24 locations throughout Yuba City, Marysville, Olivehurst, Meridian, Loma Rica, Live Oak and Brownsville.

Check for your most convenient food bank:

Personal Peace Institute AAFCC | Every Wednesday

African American Family & Cultural Center

Personal Peace Institute web conferencing


Every Wednesday

Times: Youth: 5pm - 6pm | Adult: 6pm - 7pm

No cost, NO payments, NO judgment


Become the most peaceful version of yourself, learn tools and excercises to relieve stress and anger, find inner balance in life.

This program will be hosted remotely with ZOOM web conferencing App. you can participate anywhere you have an internet onnection, a smartphone, tablet or computer* data rates may apply.


Contact AAFCC 530 532-1205 or

This project is funded by the Butte County Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)


Homeless Veterans Services -Chico

There are homeless veteran services at the new Chico VA Outpatient Clinic

1601 Concord Avenue, Chico, CA 95928


Tuesdays | 9am-noon

Thursdays | 1pm-4pm

Outside of Walk-in hours, please call the Chico Homeless Triage number during clinic hours (530) 635-2467 or call the National Call Center for homeless Veterans 24/7  1-877-424-3838

Housing Information from Regional Housing Authority

There are vacant units suitable for active agricultural or cannery workers, as well as retired or disabled individuals from the same fields, who intend to settle in Yuba City. These units consist of 2, 3, and 4 bedrooms, offering convenient washer and dryer hookups. The expenses for water, sewer, and garbage are covered by the management. Moreover, rental assistance is available for eligible candidates. Additionally, applications are being accepted for accommodations at Butte View and Centennial Arms sites, both situated in Live Oak.


Located at 1455 Butte House Rd, Yuba City CA 95991.

Their Offices are currently open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Applications are available on their website


Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program) to help low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices. 



If your household is eligible, you can receive:

  • Up to a $30/month discount on your internet service
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household. To receive the connected device discount, consumers need to enroll in the ACP with a participating provider that offers connected devices (Note: not all internet company offer device discounts.) The internet company will provide the discount to the consumer.

Jarvis Gardens accepting admission for low-income senior housing

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission to the wait list are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA. 

JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors - whose head of household/co-head or spouse is 62 years of age or older. 

For more information call the facility:

(530) 345-1384
TTY/TTD: - 711

Enrolling for preschool BCOE

Free quality preschool programs for 3 and 4 year olds.


Developmentally appropriate curriculum to make learning fun, while preparing children to enter Kindergarten.

Highly qualified teachers skilled to work with young children and focused on meeting individual learning needs.

Family-centered environments where families are recognized for the important role they play in their child's learning and development.


Check to see if your family is qualified to apply for BCOE!

Part-day with morning or afternoon options.


To learn more



Oakdale Heights Childrens Center Oroville | Eastside Childrens Center Oroville

Gridley Childrens Center, Gridley

Cedarwood Childrens Center, Magalia | Pine Ridge Childrens Center, Magalia

Circles Children Center, Chico | Shasta Childrens Center, Chico

Inspire School of Arts and Sciences

The Inspire School of Arts & Sciences is a non profit foundation supporting the high school student education of science, art and engineering here in Chico, CA . The Foundations helps grant scholarships, after school activities and faculty assist. 


The Inspire School of Arts & Sciences was hit hard in 2018 by Camp Fire with over 50% of families affected, causing the school's poverty level to rise to 45%. The COVID-19 pandemic broke out and caused more loss of income for Inspire families.


To help continue and further the education of students, you can donate and support Inspire!


Enroll in Inspire School:

Learn more:



Contact for General Inquiries: 



Red Bluff Chamber of Commerce


Red Bluff residents helping possible struggling Red Bluff restaurants meet their normal weekly expectation to remain open. Red Bluff restaurants sharing their menus, specials and services (dine in, take out, drive through or deliver. 


(530) 527-6220 | WEBSITE


Red Bluff Restaurant Menus and Update Info - Facebook Group

Glenn County Safe Drug Disposal

Provide a safe, convenient, and anonymous way of disposing of prescription drugs. Drop off any day, at any time, 24/7. Glenn County Health & Human Services Agency.


821 East South Street, in front of the courthouse.
543 W. Oak Street, in front o fthe Glenn County Sheriff's main office

- perscription medications
- Over the counter medications
- liquid medications (in ziploc bag)

Not Accept
- illegal drugs,
- needles/syringes,
- medical devices or batteries,
- aerosol cans, inhalers,
- chemicals,
- mercury-containing devices


Berry Creek Tree Removal Program BCFSC

A no-cost tree removal program focused on removing hazardous trees that threaten standing structures within the North Complex/Bear Fire footprint. No more than 2 days of work will be dedicated to each standing structure.


-Funds are only available for removing hazardous trees that impact the standing structure.

- Hazardous trees threatening standing structures must not me elligible for the Counties Government Tree Removal Program

- Fire debris must be removed from the property in order for work to take place.


This program will be conducted on a first come, first serve basis. Due to limited funding BCFSC cannot guarantee the ability to help all qualified landowners in need of tree removal.


Please contact Matthew Wooley at Butte Fire Safe Council (BCFSC) to enroll in the program. 530 877-0984, 530 966-0068 |

Tiny Pine Foundation | Donate and Volunteer

Tiny Pine Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that builds portable home for wildfire survivors in need of shelter CampFire, Bear Fire, and others.

Tiny Pine Foundation will be moving their manufacturing facility on Feather River Blvd., near Walmart in Oroville.

They will also open a Public Store for discounted new and used building supplies for sale to help in the rebuilding process. Tiny Pine Foundation is partnered with river Valley Community Outreach to help in this effort.


Tiny Pine Foundation would like to raise $9,000 per home built. 

Once homes are fully finished, houses will cost anywhere from $12,000 to $15,000. 



PO Box 1583, Oroville, CA 95965
530 720-1199




Sign up to volunteer!

Town of Paradise: Defensible Space Program Notification

This week Paradise property owners will receive letters from the Paradise Fire Department outlining the defensible space requirements to keep your property fire safe.

What does this mean to you?

Property owners are responsible for keeping their property fire safe. In the letter, "hazardous vegetation" just means any dry brush or weeds on your property, or combustible vegetation such as scotch broom.

Here is a summary of requirements that apply to all parcels in Town:

• Removal of hazardous vegetation within 100 feet of any

structure, including those on adjoining parcels

• Immediately around all structures must be kept free of

combustible materials, including firewood

• Parcels 1.5 acres or less require removal of hazardous

vegetation on the entire parcel

• Parcels larger than 1.5 acres require removal of hazardous

vegetation 30 ft. from all property lines

For questions, email or call (530) 872-6291 x301.

Computers for Classrooms

If your school is in need of new or used electronics or technology, Computers for Classrooms is here to help! Computers for classrooms, a non-profit computer refurbisher since 1991. 

With computers, laptops, desktops, mice, and keyboards will help boost children's education. 

Contact Computers for Classrooms NOW before the school semester starts!


411 Otterson Drive, Suite 100, Chico 95928

(530) 895-4175


Women's Resource Clinic

We are a faith-based pro-life crisis pregnancy clinic in Chico.

We serve pregnant women in our community no matter what their choice is. We offer tools and resources for women to feel empowered to become mothers.


115 W 2nd Ave., Chico, California. Call (530) 897-6100

Mobile Medical Clinic Hours- Friday 10am-4pm
2255 Pillsbury Rd. Chico, CA (Butte Bible Fellowship Parking lot)

Enloe Free Flu Shot Clinic

It's time to get your flu vaccine. Schedule an appointment now!
When you attend, please:
 • Wear a mask. These are required.
 • Use clothing that allows vaccination to your upper arm.

For more information about Enloe’s vaccination clinics, please call (530) 332-6444

Learn more at:

Lea nuestro volante en español [PDF]

Mental Health Screening Health Test

It should be as normal to take a #mentalhealth screen as it is to screen for other chronic health conditions, such as, heart disease or diabetes.

Help us normalize mental health screening by taking a screen at:

Depression/ Suicide Text Line

If you or a loved one is battling with depression or having thoughts of suicide, please send a text message to a trained crisis worker who is available 24/7, 7 days a week. 

It is a 100% FREE service for EVERYONE.

Text Line is: 741741

2-1-1 Helpline

Get connected to relief and recovery resources for individuals and families impacted by the North Complex West Zone (#BearFire)



Call 2-1-1

fire survivors shelter in goutside of Butte County should call the tool free number 1-866-916-3566.

TEXT your Butte county zip code to 898211

SIGN UP for text alerts with updates from 2-1-1 by texting Butte211Fire to 898211

VISIT for resources online.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

Did you feel that earthquake? The MyShakeApp

If you don’t have the app, find out more here:


How Can Just a Few Seconds Help
 - Public Warning – Alert individuals to take protective actions such as Drop, Cover, and Hold On.
 - First Responder Mobilization – Open fire station doors for rapid deployment of emergency response equipment and personnel.
 - Health Care – Notify medical providers to stabilize and/or stop delicate procedures and maintain critical medical facility operations.
 - Utility Infrastructure – Safeguard energy sector grid and other utilities infrastructure for strong shaking with warning alarms and automatic controls to prevent combustions, flooding, and loss of water distribution systems.
 - Mass Transit Systems – Prevent fatal collisions or derailments by automatically slowing and/or stopping trains, clearing bridges, and diverting inbound airport traffic.
 - Workplace Safety – Employees take protective actions, initiate elevator recall procedures to ground floor, place sensitive equipment in safe mode, secure hazardous materials, and halt production lines to reduce damage.



Azad’s Martial Arts Family Center is offering a series of self-defense classes for all adults in our community called Personal Defense Training (PDT). 
FIRST-TIME ADULT PDT is entirely FREE* and open to the general public.  PDT is designed to make students and the public more aware, prepared, and ready for any hostile situation anywhere.


Butte County Public Health

The mission of the Butte County Public Health Department (BCPHD) is to protect the public through promoting individual, community, and environmental health. 


530-552-4000 | 





Butte County Sheriff Search & Rescue

Butte County Search & Rescue - to provide a professional, large scale response to missing person's cases, with the ultimate goal of finding the missing person(s) alive.


If you would like to become a part of our team - we are always recruiting for new members. Our next General meeting is May 14th, please plan on attending, and see if becoming a member of our team is a good fit for you.

Butte County Search & Rescue are funded entirely by donations. These funds will help us "keep the lights on", and insures that we will be there the next time our community needs us.




Tehama Alert

Fire season is fast approaching. Make sure that you and your family are signed up for Tehama Alert.

This will allow the Sheriff's Office to call you and notify you of emergencies in your area.

Getting information to as many people as possible could be crucial when it's time to evacute.

Supporting the American Red Cross


Join your favorite radio station and the American Red Cross to help our communities impacted by wildfires. Your donation enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover. Your gift will not only help with immediate needs like food and shelter, it will also get people on the road to recovery. Thank you!


KPAY Newstalk 93.9 FM




KZAP 96.7


MIX 95.1

Butte County Fire Safe Council

The Butte County Fire Safe Council will help you reduce the fuel on your property and make your homestead more defensible thru licensed contractors at NO COST to you. 


Contact BCFSC at (530)762-9717 or 

Get your landowner agreement now! 

Gridley Animal Control TNR Program

Learn TNR and get the feral cat problem in your neighborhood under control.

Sponsor a feral cat today by donating $55!

Contributions can be mailed to: Gridley Animal Control, 685 Kentucky St. Gridley.



2-1-1 Butte County Helpline

CALL: dial 211 to speak with a community resource specialist and get connected to FREE and low-cost services. Confidential, Free, Multilingual

TEXT your zip code to 898211



Basic Needs, Children Parenting Family services, Health Insurance, health & Dental Care, Transporation, Employment & Job Training programs, Alcohol & Drug treament, Nutrition programs, Utilities Payment assistance, Counseling & Support services, Recreational activities, Veteran services


SPONSORED BY: BCAG | First 5 Bute county | California Health Collaborative | Fran Watters & Mary Anne Houx Children's Fund | NVCF

No-Cost Chipper Service

For Fire Hazard Reduction:


1. Call the BCFSC at (530) 877-0984 

2. The Chipper Program operates from the end of the fire season, typically in November, through May 15 

3. How to stack rows for the Chipper Program: 

    - Stack cut brush and limbs in a row within five feet of the road or driveway edge.  Stack with the ends facing toward the road or driveway. 

    - Rows should be stacked no more than four feet high.

    - Keep mud, rocks, roots, and rootballs out of the rows.

    - Keep poison oak out of the rows. 

    - Locate the rows so the truck and chipper can easily access them; no off-road locations allowed.

4. Please note that the chipper material will not be hauled away. 

5. The Chipper Program does not provide chipping for orchard material or timber harvest material. 

6. Limds end up to eight inches diameter and not more then 10 feet in length may be chipped.


Northern California Residents Disaster Assistance

Residents of Butte, Lake, Mendocino and Yuba who suffered damage or losses from the devastating fires that began October 8, 2017 and continue to burn, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so.
The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of October 10, 2017 now makes federal assistance available to eligible individuals and business owners in a total of six northern California counties: Butte, Lake, Napa, Mendocino, Sonoma and Yuba.
Survivors who primarily reside in one of the six designated counties can apply online at or by phone at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open 7am to 10pm seven days a week.
Applicants will be asked for the following information:
•    Social Security number
•    Address of the damaged primary residence
•    Description of the damage
•    Information about insurance coverage
•    A current contact telephone number
•    An address where they can receive mail
•    Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds
Disaster assistance for homeowners and renters may include grants to help pay for:
•    Temporary housing
•    Essential home repairs
•    Uninsured and underinsured personal property losses
•    Other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.

Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available for businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners and renters. Disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries.

FEMA grants do not have to be repaid. FEMA assistance is nontaxable and will not affect eligibility for Social Security, Medicaid or other federal benefits.
Registering with FEMA is required for federal aid, even if a survivor has registered with another disaster-relief organization, such as the American Red Cross.
Survivors should register even if they have insurance. FEMA cannot duplicate insurance payments, but underinsured applicants may receive help after their claims have been settled.
For more information on California recovery, visit the disaster web page at ,   Twitter at and the CalOES website,

Terra Fuego Fuel Crew Low-Cost Assistance

Burned area restoration work. Terra Fuego Fuels Crew. Low-cost assistance for lands affected by the Camp fire:

- Brush cutting and chainsaw work for fire victims,

- Improvement of burned or partially burned areas,

- Reduction of standing dead material,

- Limitations of felling to < 10" diamenter trees,

- Some restrictions apply.


Cost $250. / Day fora 6-Person Fuels Crew.

for more informatuion  |  530 899-8399


Terra Fuego is a nonprofit 501c(3), have supported frie prevention and training in California since 2011. Providing nationally recognized training for underemployed residents in Butte County and manage landscape prescribed fire and forest improvement projects.  or Instagram @terra_fuego

Animal Emergencies & Preparedness

In the event of a disaster or emergency, Butte County Animal Control, Butte County Public Health Department and the North Valley Animal Disaster Group have established an animal disaster plan. Evacuation services and animal sheltering may be available for families who are unable to return to their homes or are temporarily unable to provide for their animals in the midst of a disaster.

Animal Emergencies & Preparedness:


Checklist for Your Pets:
• Sturdy leash, collar with ID tag and carriers
• Muzzles for dogs
• Grooming supplies
• Paper towels and wipes
• Food, water and medicine for 1 week
• Non-spill bows, can opener and plastic lid
• Sanitation supplies including litter and box if applicable
• Photos of your pet for reunification
• Crate with bedding
• Emergency contact phone numbers, including vet
• License and vaccination records
• Pet first aid kit and handbook
• Water spray bottle in warmer climates
• Other; portable fencing, treats

Butte Strong Fund- Supporting Camp Fire Relief Effort

Three major philanthropic initiatives supporting the Camp Fire relief effort have joined forces to create the Butte Strong Fund — a partnership that will work to provide a roadmap for recovery. Organizations are encouraged to apply for grants in these areas: Housing | Children & Youth Services | Health and Wellness | Education | Community Development | Business Recovery

The Butte Strong Fund is a partnership of the North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF), Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and the Aaron Rodgers NorCal Fire Recovery Fund. Representatives from each organization will work together throughout the long-term process to identify and fund local recovery organizations.

Thousands of people donated roughly $25 million for Camp Fire relief to the NVCF.


APPLY FOR FUNDING (Organizations only)

Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Butte Strong Fund, 240 Main St., Suite 260, Chico, CA 95928 or by visiting  and clicking Donate.The North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) uses just 1 percent of donations to put a small dent in the cost of processing, documenting, vetting grant applications and, most important, distributing funds to the people who need it.

E Center Provides Services For Families - Head Start

In response to the tragic events surrounding the recent camp fires in Paradise and surrounding areas, E-Center would like to raise awareness for all families of our various free of charge services.  E-Center’s Head Start programs offer no-cost early childhood development services to income eligible families with infants, toddlers and pre-school age children. Our program focuses on preparing your children for kindergarten, while providing comprehensive services including nutritious meals, health screenings and services for the family. In addition, 10% of Head Start slots are allocated to children with special needs. E-Center offers home base, full day, extended day and part-day options in Yuba, Sutter, and Butte Counties. Call 530-741-2995 to schedule your appointment or visit  for more information. 


E Center is a private non-profit agency that builds healthy communities through education, employment and environmental awareness. We are an agency that envisions strong, healthy communities that are inclusive of all.
E Center- 1506 Starr Drive, Yuba City, CA 95993 | Phone: 530-634-1200 | Fax: 530-671-1042 | Email:

Head Start Programs Office- 840 Cooper Avenue, Yuba City, CA  95993 | 530-741-2995, Fax: 530-822-9584
Toll Free: 1-866-417-4255

Applications Being Accepted for Low-Inclome Senior Housing -Chico

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission to the wait list are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors - whose head of household/co-head or spouse is 62 years of age or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384 TTY/TTD: - 711

Butte Humane Society: Pet Food & Supply Pantry

Butte Humane Society's Pet Food & Supply Pantry is now open to all!

Please only donate 10 pounds or less of dry food at a time as space is limited. 

Come Fridays between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Call 530-966-2902 for more information!

Safe Boating Course Card

Safety is the number one priority for you and your crew while you're out on the water, and getting a head start before your trip is now easier than ever. to complete a state approved, NASBLA! certified, boating safety course.

If you have not completed a safe boating course yet it's not too late! You can either complete an in-person or online course from your state of residence (see links below), or you have the option to complete a classroom course from the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary or United States Power Squadron.


California Department of Boating and Waterways
The California course cannot be taken online. (See the CDBW site for details.)


Check out these other fun sites for more water safety tips:

Find out more about WEAR IT!
National Water Safety Congress
The United States Coast Guard - boating safety page

See Something, Say Something

Across the country, in our communities, we share everyday moments with our neighbors, family, coworkers, and friends.  We go to work or school, the grocery store, or the gas station.  It's easy to overlook these routine moments, but as you’re going about your day if you see something that doesn't seem quite right, say something.  By being alert and reporting suspicious activity to your local law enforcement you can protect your family, neighbors, and community.
"If You See Something, Say Something®" engages the public in protecting our homeland through awareness-building, partnerships, and other outreach.

Reporting Suspicious Activity
To report suspicious activity please contact your local law enforcement. Describe specifically what you observed, including:
 - Who or what you saw;
 - When you saw it;
 - Where it occurred; and
 - Why it's suspicious.
If there is an emergency, call 9–1–1.


Rattlesnake Alert

San Francisco, CA – California Poison Control System (CPCS) ( reminds Californians that with warm weather, rattlesnakes are more likely to be found on hiking trails and sunning in rural areas. Even baby rattlesnakes possess dangerous venom as soon as they hatch.


A rattlesnake bite can produce painful swelling, bruising, tissue destruction, bleeding problems and, in rare cases, can be fatal. Most bites occur between the months of April and October. Click here to hear the sound a rattlesnake makes.


Some rattlesnake bite prevention tips include:

  • Wear boots and long pants when hiking.
  • Stay on trails when hiking, away from underbrush and tall weeds.
  • Do not touch or disturb a snake, even if it appears dead.
  • Carefully inspect logs or rocks before sitting on them.
  • Never hike alone in remote areas. Always have someone with you who can assist in an emergency.
  • Teach children to respect snakes and to leave them alone!

Become a CASA Volunteer!

NVCSS CASA will be holding two CASA training sessions in early 2018.
Training in Shasta County [Redding] begins on Wednesday, January 10 and will be held in the CASA Center at NVCSS at 2400 Washington Avenue.
Butte County training [Chico] begins on Thursday, February 1 and will take place at
our office in Chico.

CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes. Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. For many abused children, their CASA volunteer will be the one constant adult presence in their lives. CASA volunteers are definitely superheroes for the work they do for these children!

Download the volunteer application by visiting the NVCSS website:
For more program information:
Facebook Page:

ASSE Exchange Student host families needed

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.

ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giving everyone involved a rich cultural experience.

To become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or go to  to begin your host family application. Students are eager to learn about their American host family, so begin the process of welcoming your new son or daughter today!


Founded by the Swedish National Department of Education, ASSE International (formerly American Scandinavian Student Exchange) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, public benefit organization. ASSE is officially designated as an exchange visitor program by the United States Department of State.

CodeRED Notification System

The CodeRED Emergency Notification System now allows residents and businesses to log into their CodeRED Accounts from Google, Facebook and Twitter. Please visit  to create a managed account & take advantage of the additional options the CodeRED system offers.
Residents and Businesses can also download the CodeRED Mobile Alert App which will allow you to receive emergency notifications anywhaere CodeRED is used.


Visit for information on the CodeRED Mobile Alert App and how to log into the system from social media accounts.

Wings of Eagles is accepting applications for Financial Assistance |

"Wings of Eagles" is accepting applications NOW! Please log onto and fill out our Application for Financial Assistance. Accepting online applications only!

"Wings of Eagles," The Joseph Alvarez Organization for seriously ill children, has a goal of providing emotional and financial assistance to all families in the counties of: Butte, Glenn, Tehama, Sutter and Colusa who have children with a pediatric cancer or a life-threatening illness diagnosis.

Application [LINK]



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