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A Chico Unified School District bus proves at the Chico Parade of Lights that creativity does not stop with light decorations as any vehicle or object can be used as well. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Alejandra Fraga

October 18, 2018

On this week's newscast, six stories are recapped by anchors Christian Solis and Alejandra Fraga. The story headlines listed below are organized by the time they appear in the newscast. 1) City council candidates converse on Chico concerns (0:06) 2) Students learn about civic engagement during...

Dems roast dogs under a giant Trump chicken

Chico State democrats hand out free hotdogs and voter registration cards. Photo credit: Daelin Wofford

Justin Jackson

October 18, 2018

The Chico State Democrats, on Wednesday, were registering people to vote with hot dogs and a giant chicken. The midterm elections are less than three weeks away, and registering to vote is being heavily encouraged all over the country. Social media has been full of links to register to vote, protesters...

Voter registration deadline less than a week away

Voter registration forms can be picked up at the Butte County Elections Office until Monday. Photo credit: Google Maps

Michelle Zhu

May 20, 2016

The California primary election is coming up on June 7, so anyone wanting to vote has less than a week to register if they have not already. The deadline for voter registration is next Monday, May 23 at midnight. Voters can register online at the Butte County website. Alternatively, physical voter registration forms can be accessed at the B...

Coordinator continues to register Wildcats

Deanna Salas, left, registers to vote with Mike Hawkins. Photo credit: Gabriel Sandoval

Gabriel Sandoval

April 12, 2016

Mike Hawkins stood beside his ironing board under the shade of a swaying tree near Meriam Library last Friday morning, asking passersby if they were registered to vote. “Register to vote? Take a couple minutes,” he repeated. Hawkins, a Vietnam veteran and political activist recognized as mu...

Bernie fans to host free registration event with live music

Photo courtesy of Bernie 2016.

Molly Sullivan

March 25, 2016

Local bands will be performing at a voter registration event to support Bernie Sanders and encourage eligible voters to register in time for the California primary election. “Bands for Bernie” will feature performances from Get Foxy, Holly Taylor's Jazz Combo, The Moes Family Band, Thick and ...

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