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Chavez Day recap

Chavez Day recap

March 31, 2014


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Cesar Chavez Day weekend has come and gone. Here are some highlights: Throughout the weekend, house parties lined the streets. Cesar Chavez festivities begin on Ivy and 3rd #orionchavez @theorion_news pic.twitter.com/B3sK1qriAZ— Madison (@madisonholmes95) March 30, 2014   Charles Kle...

‘Bath salts’ sold as MDMA in Chico

‘Bath salts’ sold as MDMA in Chico

Tj Carter

March 31, 2014


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M1 is the street name for a research chemical that is being passed off as MDMA, a methamphetamine also known as “Molly,” and Chico users of the drug may not know the difference. Methylone, M1's scientific name, first hit the streets around 2004 in the form of bath salts, as reported by E...

Live coverage of Cesar Chavez Day

March 30, 2014


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Public masturbation on Mangrove Avenue

Public masturbation on Mangrove Avenue

Nathan Lehmann

March 29, 2014


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March 28 Chico Police: 12:00 p.m.: Subject disturbance at Katie’s Corner on Main Street. “Male transients with 2 dogs smoking a joint and harassing people walking by. People avoiding the area. Reporting party is not a victim but concerned for citizens. Requesting they be moved along.R...

Cyclist collision on Warner Street

Cyclist collision on Warner Street

Mozes Zarate

March 29, 2014


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A motorcycle collision on West Sacramento Avenue and Warner Street Saturday afternoon left a Chico State student hospitalized. The 21-year-old student is alert, awake and talking as of Sunday afternoon, said Chico Police Sgt. Cesar Sandoval. Chico Police received the call at 3:40 p.m. and responded shortly afte...

Homeowner attacks can-grabber on Citrus Avenue

Homeowner attacks can-grabber on Citrus Avenue

Nathan Lehmann

March 28, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

March 26 & 27 Chico Police: Wednesday, 6:09 a.m.: Assault/ battery at Sandal Wood Apartments on East Lassen Avenue. “Reporting party’s daughter and boyfriend were causing a disturbance at this location, male was hitting female, subjects were yelling, female was breaking male’s co...

Study follows path to graduation success

Study follows path to graduation success

Enrique Raymundo

March 28, 2014


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One in three Chico State first-time freshmen did not graduate from the university in a study spanning from 2005 to 2013.The study was created by the provost’s office to help come up with ideas to improve graduation rates at the college, said Jeffrey Bell, leader of the data task group and chair of the biology ...

’Cats knocked out of NCAA tournament

’Cats knocked out of NCAA tournament

Sergio Sanchez

March 26, 2014


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A historic season came to an end for the Chico State men's basketball team as it fell to South Carolina-Aiken Wednesday night, 85-70.In Chico State's first NCAA Elite Eight appearance, it stood toe-to-toe against the Pacers and showed why it deserved to be in Evansville.The first half was close for both teams. Jordan Semple scored th...

Man says prostitute ripped him off

Man says prostitute ripped him off

Nathan Lehmann

March 26, 2014


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March 25 Chico Police: 5:50 p.m.: Drunk in public in front of Baskin Robbin’s on Mangrove Avenue. “Transient subject was pouring bottle of vodka into sports bottle and cursing out anyone walking by business, including children. Subject finished pouring alcohol and rode off parking lot southbound tow...

City hears audit results

City hears audit results

Bill Hall

March 26, 2014


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Community members are asking for answers and accountability after an audit of Chico’s finances confirmed the mismanagement that has led the city’s dire fiscal situation.The City Council heard the final audit presentation at its meeting on Tuesday. The accounting firm identified two material weaknesses in...

Ukrainians react to unrest in homeland

Ukrainians react to unrest in homeland

Yessenia Funes

March 26, 2014


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Once or twice, Evelina Trinchuk, 36, and her husband, Tolik, headed to Kiev's central square, the capital of Ukraine, not knowing whether they'd make it home at the end of the night.Protesters like them faced three other possibilities: arrests, beatings or death — all at the hands of Berkuts, a subdivision of U...

Bullying a concern for university workers

Bullying a concern for university workers

Yessenia Funes

March 26, 2014


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Concerns of workplace bullying of California State University employees, including professors, were brought up at a Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach Tuesday. John Orr, a California State University Employee's Union representative of employees in clerical and administrative support services at Cal S...

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