The Orion

Robbery near campus prompts safety advisory

Police advise caution in response to robbery. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

November 6, 2017

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...

Chico Police advise caution over Halloween weekend

Chico Police sends out a saftey message for Halloween weekend. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Natalie Hanson

October 27, 2017

The city of Chico will be enforcing special regulations over this holiday weekend in the interest of public safety. Halloween weekend is expected to be busier than usual. Chico Police will take a proactive approach from Friday at 6:00 p.m. until Wednesday at 6:00 a.m., according to a press release.C...

Surveillance cameras enforce safety in the Downtown Chico Plaza

Five cameras are installed in the plaza and will be streamed to the Old Municipal Building.

Christian Solis

October 26, 2017

The City of Chico has spent $20,000 to install video surveillance in the Downtown Chico Plaza to boost public safety.Public concern for safety in the plaza was a facilitating factor in the decision. It was a pointed issue from the Downtown Chico Business Association and various public safety meetings with the Chico Police, according ...

Conversations with cops held around town

Officer Mark Hoffman, was available to conversate with community members. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

October 4, 2017

The Chico Police Department hosted their 2nd Annual National Coffee with a Cop Day, Wednesday. The officers were able to meet face-to-face with community members to build a more inclusive and connected community while discussing significant issues. The free event was held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at participating...

Students volunteer for safer streets

Students volunteer for safer streets

Eric Mccauley

February 27, 2014

Associated Students members and about 30 student volunteers joined together to survey street lighting conditions just north of campus and in the avenues east of Warner Street Thursday night. Groups of five to six students split up in routes and noted unlit areas and street lamps that are currently out of s...

Fraternity marks lights for repairs

Fraternity marks lights for repairs

Steven Verstelle

February 25, 2014

Members of Chico State's co-ed business and economics fraternity are mapping all the non-functioning street lights of downtown Chico. Fifty-four streetlights have been photographed, marked and are soon to be reported for repairs recently by the members Phi Chi Theta. The search grid extended from West 12th Avenue to West 20th Street, The ...

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