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Chico council votes to regulate the use of marijuana

Chico council votes to regulate the use of marijuana

Christian Solis

November 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico City Council voted 4-3 to pass a city ordinance strictly regulating the use, sale and growing of marijuana Tuesday night.Ordinance 19.75 prohibits commercial cannabis activity, sets up a permitting process for indoor personal grow only and prohibits use within designated areas of the city.Councilwoman Ann Schwab voted against the ordinance and said, "64 percent of vot...

Chico State student elected national President of Future Farmers of America

Chico State student elected national President of Future Farmers of America

Christian Solis

November 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Breanna Holbert, from Chico State, became the first African-American woman president to lead the 2017-2018 Future Farmers of America.Holbert, an agriculture education major, is excited to continue giving back to the organization that changed her life on a national level, she said.She started participating in ...

Suspect at large after stabbing a woman

Suspect at large after stabbing a woman

Luke Dennison

November 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A woman was stabbed with an unidentified object Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred at the Lindo Channel bike path near State Route 99. A woman confronted the female victim asking for money. The victim declined to give the female suspect any money, according to a press release. The suspect stabbed t...

Trump has yet to negatively impact students

Trump has yet to negatively impact students

Alex Grant

November 7, 2017


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Nov. 8 marks the one year anniversary of the presidential election day in 2016. Many people expected Trump to have some effect on international students coming to the U.S. but it’s hard to pinpoint a statistical number or percentage that measures Trump’s impact. According to a 2017 study that analyzed 250 U.S. colleges, 39 percent of responding institutions reported a decline in internationa...

Robbery near campus prompts safety advisory

Robbery near campus prompts safety advisory

Natalie Hanson

November 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

The Chico Police Department issued a warning bulletin Monday in response to a robbery near campus.The robbery occurred Sunday at 5 p.m. at West Sacramento Avenue and Mechoopda Street, according to a press release. Suspects of the incident are unknown.The bulletin has been issued to provide informatio...

Decrease in cheating numbers

Decrease in cheating numbers

Andrew Freeman

November 6, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

A speech is given in almost every class at the beginning of each semester at Chico State is the academic dishonesty speech. That one where the instructor warns students that if they are caught cheating, they risk an automatic F in the class and the possibility of expulsion. Despite how tired this warn...

Cal Fire lifts burning restrictions from Butte County

Cal Fire lifts burning restrictions from Butte County

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Burn suspension will be lifted from Butte County by Cal Fire Monday Nov. 6 at 8a.m.The suspension was cancelled formally by Cal Fire/Butte County Chief Darren Read due to cooler temperatures, according to a press release. Some restrictions are still required for burning:- Before burning the area must...

Public informational meeting on safety is held by Chico police

Public informational meeting on safety is held by Chico police

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017


Filed under Community, Crime, News

Chico police will have a public informational meeting on safety Thursday. The meeting regards public safety with a in-depth explanation to local users of exactly how Nextdoor: Making the Most of the Network is connected to the police department. The meeting will be held at the Old Municipal Building 44...

Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017


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

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Animal Call Monday 9:29 a.m., Meriam Library Man's doberman dog barked at a passerby while tabling. Call Type: Transient CallMonday 12:57 p.m., Physical Education Storage buildingMan with a shopping cart was at the side of the golf shed. Call Type: Assist oth...

Students at Chico State celebrate Day of the Dead

Students at Chico State celebrate Day of the Dead

Luke Dennison

November 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

La Raza Student Union and Chico State fraternity Nu Alpha Kappa host Dia de los Muertos (also known as Day of the Dead) on campus Thursday. The day long event was held in front of Trinity Commons. Face painting, interactive games, food and dances were all a part of the celebration."We are here to cel...

Shooting at apartment leads to identifying hit and run suspect

Shooting at apartment leads to identifying hit and run suspect

Jacqueline Morales

November 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Police arrested a man suspected of a hit and run after he accidentally injured himself with a firearm Wednesday evening.Danny Salazar, 18, was found in an apartment complex at the 1200 block of West Sacramento Avenue where he was involved in a physical fight with another man, according to a press rel...

Shots fired at Halloween house party near Chico State

Shots fired at Halloween house party near Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

November 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Multiple shootings are fired at a Halloween house party, victim is hospitalized early morning Wednesday Nov.1. The incident was reported at the 700 block of Normal Avenue at the scene of a late night Halloween party, according to a press release. One victim was shot multiple times after a physical fi...

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