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Firefighters push Camp Fire from Chico city limits

Firefighters push Camp Fire from Chico city limits

Natalie Hanson

November 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Updated 11:03 a.m. Friday The Butte County Sheriff's office confirmed that at least five people in Paradise are known to be dead. According to a press release by the BCSO Community Relations Unit, the victims were found in vehicles that had been overtaken by the fire. Burn injuries have made it dif...

Photos: Camp Fire devastates Paradise, forces evacuations

Photos: Camp Fire devastates Paradise, forces evacuations

Christian Solis and Natalie Hanson

November 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries

  Christian Solis and Natalie Hanson can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 or @NatalieH_Orion on Twitter....

Camp Fire burns toward Chico

Camp Fire burns toward Chico

Mathew Miranda, Josh Cozine, and Natalie Hanson

November 8, 2018


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Updated 9:45 a.m. Friday CalFire's most recent briefing confirmed that the Camp Fire is at an estimated 70,000 acres of damage, and is 5% contained. Weather conditions and firefighting efforts have prevented its movement towards Chico. In an email to the campus at 9:19 a.m., President Gayle Hutchinson...

Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing

Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing

Natalie Hanson

October 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

Kendall Hall was taped off and closed Tuesday morning after a deceased body was found on campus.On Monday night, police discovered a body on campus in the area around Kendall Hall. The building was closed to the campus on Tuesday until 11 a.m. and the area around the building was taped off for most ...

Environmental organization celebrates 43 years in community

Environmental organization celebrates 43 years in community

Natalie Hanson

October 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The Butte Environmental Council's 43rd Anniversary Gala was held in the ARC Pavillion Saturday. Within a hour of the event starting, the room was filled and the sounds of soulful alternative folk, thanks to the band Sunday Iris, welcomed members to their tables. The Butte Environmental Council (B...

New science building breaks ground

New science building breaks ground

Olyvia Simpson

October 10, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Dozens of members from Chico State and the community gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Science building on Wednesday. President Gayle Hutchinson spoke to those who came to witness the historic event. Some of the other speakers included Kyle McHenry of the Mechoopda Tribe and Dean ...

Chaos on the corner of 20th and MLK

Chaos on the corner of 20th and MLK

Dan Christian

October 8, 2018


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Horns blared and tires squealed through the busy intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. parkway and East 20th street, as Sunday drivers honked and shouted to show their support for survivors of sexual assault. This wasn’t the first time Mobilize Chico has taken to the streets, and it won’t be the last. Committee members have lead...

Organizers protest the Women’s Resource Clinic, call for reproductive rights

Organizers protest the Women’s Resource Clinic, call for reproductive rights

Natalie Hanson

October 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

Passing cars honked and cheered as protesters, holding signs with phrases like "choice matters," and "keep your rosaries off my ovaries," stood in front of the Wildcat statue, Friday evening.The protesters were from Women on Reproduction Defense (WORD), and they had come to protest an event taking pl...

Kasey Reynolds hosts #StompOutHate ice cream social

Kasey Reynolds hosts #StompOutHate ice cream social

Justin Jackson

September 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Kasey Reynolds gave out free ice cream Thursday, hoping to encourage civil discourse. Kasey Reynolds is the owner of a local business, Shubert’s Ice Cream and Candy, and a candidate for the Chico City Council.Her platform has had a lot of controversy around it lately. Recently, her campaign signs ...

Scott Huber hosts Conversations about Cannabis

Scott Huber hosts Conversations about Cannabis

Justin Jackson

September 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico has the munchies for conversations. Chico residents were invited to participate in Conversation about Cannabis, Sunday, to talk about making cannabis legal in the town of Chico. Chico City Council candidate Scott Huber hosted the event to talk about his history with the issue of cannabis, and pres...

Getting trashed on a Saturday morning

Getting trashed on a Saturday morning

Dan Christian

September 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Bidwell Park is looking better than ever thanks to a record number of community members who gathered at the One Mile Pool, donating their Saturday morning to cleaning up the park. Organizers estimated over 500 individuals volunteered to scour the park and pick up trash for the 31st Annual Bidwell...

Reynold’s campaign and storefront vandalized overnight

Reynold’s campaign and storefront vandalized overnight

Josh Cozine

September 15, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Kasey Reynolds, a candidate for Chico city council, was woken up in the dead of night, around 2 a.m. Saturday, by a friend with terrible news. Along with her storefront, over a dozen of her campaign posters, all around town, had been vandalized. Reynolds was able to be reached for a statement later...

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