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Juneteenth rally for justice and healing in Chico

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June 24, 2020

Chico celebrated Juneteenth on Friday with back-to-back events. The first focused on building better relations with Chico police while the second included speakers seeking to defund the police and demanding...

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests

The Orion Newscast: Protests & Protests
October 31, 2019 This week on The Orion Newscast, we cover protests over police brutality and women's reproductive rights.   Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or...

Memorial celebrates life of Desmond Phillips

David Phillips spoke about the need for better police training when responding to the mentally ill Photo credit: Josh Cozine
March 17, 2018

One year after the death of a local Chico man, Desmond Phillips, family, friends and community members gathered to celebrate his life. Those gathered also remembered the incident leading to his death,...

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