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PG&E to shut off power to thousands Wednesday

Jack Lewis // November 19, 2019

Over 303,000 Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) customers in 25 counties are expected to lose power Wednesday morning due to high winds and dry conditions. This is being done, according to PG&E, in...

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How to survive a PG&E power outage, millennial style

Alex Coba // November 12, 2019

So your house or apartment’s power got shut off because PG&E can't get their fecal-matter together. You’re sitting in the dark bored and annoyed and you are desperate for something to...

Chico appears to remain unaffected, the purple spots on the map indicate that the power has been shut of for safety reasons, the screenshot was taken around 9:40 p.m. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza &  Photo from PGE Website

PG&E leaves Californians without power

Julian Mendoza // October 11, 2019

As the shutoff of power by PG& E continues, Northern California has been told that they may go without power for days at this point. Chico State hasn't been affected so far. Information from PG&E...

Parts of Chico to potentially lose power for five days

Parts of Chico to potentially lose power for five days

Jack Lewis // October 8, 2019

The city of Chico and surrounding communities could potentially lose power early Wednesday morning. Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) released a statement today announcing plans to cut power to most...

Fallen wires cause power outage in parts of Chico

Fallen wires cause power outage in parts of Chico

Josiah Nicholl // March 27, 2018

Thousands of Chico residents experienced a brief power outage Monday. The incident occurred around noon, affecting those living in the area southwest of the Chico State campus. It was caused by fallen...

Senior shortstop Casey Henderson launches a ball down the left field line Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

With power hitting on the rise, Chico State baseball is too

Austin Schreiber // March 9, 2018

Two weeks ago I wrote criticizing the Chico State baseball team's lack of power this year.Through their first eight games, the Wildcats' baseball team had only hit one home run, and had a .255 team average....

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Dominant personalities struggle with relationships

Kyra Stemplinger // February 14, 2017

Chivalry to most guys these days equates to oppression in the minds of women. Men feel they can't do anything right. Women feel they have no voice. Besides the messy hookup culture of our generation,...

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Major in passion

Miles Inserra // April 20, 2015

Back in the days of school bells and passing periods, brown paper bags and recess, college was a growing concern. If it was not a concern for high school upperclassmen then it was for their parents.I...

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Reaching different levels of success

Veronica De La Cruz // April 21, 2014

Too often, people find themselves thinking that success is only achieved through wealth and power.While those things may sound appealing to most, the road is challenging and some people feel like failures...

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