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More than 50,000 homes could be affected if Oroville Dam fails

Jafet Serrato

February 20, 2017

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A new data analysis predicts 15,750 homes in Butte County could be damaged if the Oroville Dam completely failed.The data brief provided by Alexandra Hayes includes the following counties:· Colusa· Glenn· Sutter· Yolo...

Protesters call for Chico State to cut ties with banks lending to North Dakota Access pipeline

Nicole Henson

February 19, 2017

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After Seattle voted to cut ties with Wells Fargo because of its ties to the Dakota Access Pipeline, Chico protesters are asking Chico State to do the same.Chico State was the first public university in the United States to ful...

Heineken caught for illegal marketing

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 18, 2017

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The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has reached a settlement with Heineken after the recent illegal marketing scheme. The campaign directed consumers to a separate site to obtain a coupon code, after registering on a Hein...

Valentine’s day car theft

Daniel Wright

February 15, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

On two separate incidents, University Police responded to property crimes concerning burgled and stolen vehicles, near campus. On Feb. 13, UPD responded to University Village where one car had been stolen just after midnight,...

Emergency crews making progress on Spillway

Daniel Wright

February 15, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Embed from Getty ImagesButte County Sheriff Kory Honea, reiterated that the situation at the Oroville Dam continues to be an emergency in Wednesday's press conference.Honea, along with the Director of Water Resources, Bill Croyle, urged the public t...

Student charged for threatening Chico State staff member

Bianca Quilantan

February 14, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

A Chico State student pled not guilty to threatening a public officer at his arraignment Feb. 2. Ryan Shidyak, a 22-year-old public administration major, has been accused of threatening Sandy Parsons, the director of Student Judi...

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