Living beneath a wall of water: Can Oroville residents trust the dam will hold?

Life isn’t exactly back to normal yet in Oroville. The mandatory evacuations ended last Tuesday, but not everyone has returned home, and folks in town have suitcases packed in case they’re ordered to leave fast. Emergency vehicles, dump trucks and helicopters have become part of the scenery. Some schools remain closed, and with an “atmospheric river” rainstorm poised to roll into the region Monday, people are keeping a wary eye on their cellphones and TV sets, awaiting the next bulletin.

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DeMarcus Cousins is happy a big man won the Skills Challenge

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins lost to eventual winner Kristaps Porzingis in the first round of the Skills Challenge during All-Star Weekend, but he was glad a big won for the second straight year.
Jason Jones The Sacramento Bee
DeMarcus Cousins is happy a big man won the Skills Challenge 2:06

DeMarcus Cousins is happy a big man won the Skills Challenge

See what 90 mph winds at top of Sierra ski slope looks like 0:16

See what 90 mph winds at top of Sierra ski slope looks like

Believe it: Holes in closed Mosquito Road in Placerville are huge, pavement failing 1:59

Believe it: Holes in closed Mosquito Road in Placerville are huge, pavement failing

Water flows down Lake Berryessa's famous drain 0:25

Water flows down Lake Berryessa's famous drain

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