The Orion

Group of women encounter assault in Downtown Chico

The Chico Police Department commends the women for using smart tactics during the encounter. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Jacqueline Morales

October 19, 2017

A man pulled out a knife at a group of ladies in Downtown Chico Tuesday midnight. The incident happened on East 4th Street near the City of Chico Council Chambers. A group of ladies walking down the street towards their vehicles after leaving work were approached by Michael Bures, 31, who according t...

Chico community sparkles in electric light parade

This years Parade of Lights was themed on books. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

October 8, 2017

The 28th annual Parade of Lights spotlighted Chico's past and present heritage on Saturday night.   This year's theme was Magical Adventures in Books. Floats for over 50 businesses and organizations in Chico were featured, inspired by books from the Harry Potter series, to Dr. Seuss's book...

Chico CREAM Grand Opening

The grand opening consisted of day long activities as guests waited in line for free ice cream. Photo Courtesy of Cream Chico's Facebook page.

Luke Dennison

August 27, 2017

Cookies Rule Everything Around Me, Chico hosts its grand opening. Many attended the grand opening, Saturday. Located at 2471 Cohasett Rd. CREAM gave out over 400 ice cream sandwiches in less than six hours. The events schedule consisted of a ribbon cutting, Chico Cheer All Stars, a jump house, Pleasant Valley High Marching Band, live characte...

Car flips during an accident

The man inside the flipped pick up trick suffered minor injuries. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

August 25, 2017

Tow-Truck crashes into a pickup truck this afternoon.A tow-truck coming down 8th St., a one way street, slammed into a silver pickup truck trying to cross the intersection going up Ivy Street.According to Kevin, tow-truck driver, as he was coming down 8th St. about 100 feet before the intersection wh...

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