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Tehama County has now reported four deaths related to COVID-19, and while that was the bad news reported to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

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Door-to-door census visits are now underway after delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. Census Bureau said some households may also receive a follow up visit to ensure everyone is counted. 

The details on how $94,085 in CARES Act business relief funds are going to be distributed in Corning is being ironed out by city staff in preparation for the Sept. 22 City Council meeting.

Businesses operating their retail operations outdoors, such as leaving merchandise outside even when the business is closed, was the topic of a Corning City Council discussion during the Sept. 8 meeting.

A free public webinar is scheduled to hear from a panelist on the real stories and benefits of successful collaboration between Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) and Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) on Sept. 23.

The Tehama County Board of Supervisors came into agreement their main goal in proposing an ordinance placing local controls on any penalties associated with the enforcement of COVID-19 regulations within the community is to keep state officials at bay.

Members of the Tehama County Veterans Collaborative recently gathered at Lassen House Senior Living to deliver August wish-list items to residents of the Veterans Home of California-Redding.

A sentinel chicken with West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Tehama County, reported the Tehama County Mosquito and Vector Control District and Tehama County Health Services Agency on Sept. 4.

Capping off the 2020 legislative session, state lawmakers worked right up to the midnight deadline on Monday, passing bills that touched on everything from an eviction moratorium to COVID-19 protections.

A letter sent by Tehama County Sheriff Dave Hencratt to “friends and supporters” concerning “notification of a significant change to services provided” to the community due to staffing shortages at the sheriff’s department, was the catalyst to the county’s administration recommending the she…

Two pipe bombs were reeled in by a fisherman at Barge Hole near Cottonwood in the Sacramento River on Sunday, Aug. 30 that were later safely detonated by the Shasta County Bomb Squad.

Since Corning High School closed its campus on Aug. 24 due to two additional students testing positive for COVID-19, one more student has tested positive, reported Jared Caylor, Corning Union High School District superintendent.

The Resource Conservation District of Tehama County (RCDTC) has developed Outdoor Galore, a series of six natural world themed exploratory kits for Tehama County youth between 8 and 11 in age. Each kit contains different nature-based, hands-on activities that encourage outdoor exploration at…

Winds temporarily kept the smoke and ash caused from the on-going August Complex and Elkhorn wildfires burning in the Mendocino mountain range, out of the northern Sacramento Valley this week.

Tehama County will remain on California’s COVID-19 monitoring list for weeks at least, announced the county’s Health Services Executive Director Val Lucero during Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a novice looking to explore a new hobby, anyone can try their hand at angling on Sept. 5 – no fishing license required – during this year’s second free fishing day announced by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.

With the confirmation that two more Corning High School students who attended on-campus learning have tested positive for COVID-19, school authorities announced Sunday on-campus learning will be suspended through Sept. 4.

Tehama County is officially on the State’s COVID-19 watchlist/monitoring list, announced Val Lucero, Tehama County Health Services executive director, during the county Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.

Girls on the Run of the North State will begin registration for their 10th year of out-of-school “empowerment programming” for girls in third through eighth grades next month, but the fall program will be modified to accommodate current COVID-19 guidelines. 

A woman reported she was kidnapped in Anderson by a man who was later located by the Tehama County Sheriff’s Department at the Red Bluff Diversion Dam on Sunday, Aug. 23.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife warns that several unauthorized online websites are improperly charging customers extra fees for online fishing and hunting license purchases and may be collecting sensitive personal information as part of their unauthorized transactions.

The Elkhorn Fire in eastern Tehama County continues to burn forcing evacuations and road closures as firefighters work around the clock to contain the wildfire, which has reached more that 34,000 acres burned as of Tuesday, Aug. 25.