Top headlines: Tuesday, February 13

Top headlines: Tuesday, February 13

Here are the top headlines for Tuesday, February 13.

Power restored after fire near Highway 32

Power has been restored to hundreds of customers who lost service overnight because of a fire along Highway 32 in Butte County.

The fire was reported just before 8:30 p.m. Monday near Forest Ranch.

About 300 customers were without power, but PG&E said power was restored as of 4 a.m. Tuesday.

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Planning Commission to discuss Redding mall changes

The Redding Planning Commission will hear about proposed changes to the Mount Shasta Mall Tuesday afternoon.

The mall's owners have submitted an application to change the space where Sears is currently located.

Those changes would include getting rid of a section of the building and bringing in six new tenants.

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Public opinion set to be heard on marijuana ordinance

Redding residents have the chance to share their thoughts about a proposed marijuana ordinance Tuesday.

A public hearing by the planning commission will take place at 4 p.m., where discussion will be open on a measure that would allow the sale of recreational marijuana in the city.

If the planning commission approves it, the ordinance will go to the Redding City Council.

Fire prompts evacuations on Southwest Airlines flight

139 passengers and five crew members were forced to evacuate a Southwest Airlines jet after smoke was seen in the aircraft.

The evacuation took place while the jet was parked at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana around 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The plane was en route to San Jose.

Passengers were forced to evacuate on emergency slides.

Legislation on dam safety headed to governor's desk

A bill to increase dam inspections is headed to California Governor Jerry Brown's desk.

The California State Assembly has given final approval to the bill sponsored by Northstate Assemblyman James Gallagher.

Lawmakers and citizens gathered at the State Capitol on Monday to mark the anniversary of the Oroville Dam Spillway Crisis.

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