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Chico hit hard by storms

Chico hit hard by storms

January 23, 2017

El Rey Alliance speaks out after month of silence

Katia Berg

December 16, 2016

Filed under Community, News

Since August, the El Rey Theater Alliance has been working diligently to save Chico's historic El Rey Theatre, which is currently on the market. They have been active on Facebook but chose to stay silent for the month of November. Fi...

No retrial for former Paradise officer

Amber Martin

December 15, 2016

Filed under Community, Crime

Former Paradise Police Officer Patrick Feaster was sentenced on Dec. 9 to 180 days in Butte County Jail and has a 36 month probation period.He received probation because he has no prior criminal record. Feaster requested a new tri...

Students targeted for sex work

Kyla Linville

December 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

“I was kidnapped and gang raped," said Kate Transchel, a human trafficking survivor and Chico State Russian history professor. "There are a lot of women on this campus that have had similar kinds of experiences. It's hidden...

PG&E scams rise after election

Kaylie Lewis

December 6, 2016

Filed under Community, Crime, News

Pacific Gas and Electric has warned customers that there would be an increase in scams following election season. The company decided to take action against the scams and started a new campaign called Utilities United Against S...

No DAPL protest comes to Chico

Amanda Hovik

December 6, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico community members plan to bring a North Dakota protest closer to home.DeFund The Dakota Access Pipeline, a public event of indigenous support, will take place from Dec. 3 to 5. According to the event's Facebook page, the three-day ev...

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