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Mayor Randall Stone calls special meeting on need for warming centers

Mayor Stone called for a special council meeting Tuesday to address the issue of warming centers in harsh temperatures. Photo credit: Jack Lewis

Jack Lewis

December 10, 2019

Chico Mayor Randall Stone and council members Karl Ory and Scott Huber ordered a controversial special council meeting to address the issue of setting up warming centers Tuesday. The meeting, which took place in the Council Chambers in downtown Chico at 5:30 p.m., sought to provide a strategy to set th...

Chico City Council votes to ban flavored tobacco sales

Meghan Kavenaugh is speaking to the city council and sharing her concerns about the ban. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Julian Mendoza

December 5, 2019

At Tuesday's Chico City Council meeting, councilmembers voted 5-2 to stop the sale of flavored tobacco sales within city limits and received information of other sample ordinances passed in other cities. Councilmembers Scott Huber, Karl Ory, Ann Schwab, Vice Mayor Alex Brown and Mayor Randall stone...

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