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Fire in Chapmantown destroys two sheds, no injuries

Fire in Chapmantown destroys two sheds, no injuries

Natalie Hanson

September 15, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

A fire broke out in Chapmantown around 3:10 p.m. on Saturday. CAL Fire responded to the fire when it started in an alley on Guill Street near Virginia Street. Two sheds and one fence were burned. According to CAL Fire, at 4:20 p.m. units reported they had been able to quickly put out the fire by...

Butte Creek Ecological Preserve begins outdoor classes

Butte Creek Ecological Preserve begins outdoor classes

Brian Luong

September 15, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Outdoor classes will soon be in session again at the Butte Creek Ecological Preserve (BCEP). Promising the opportunity of learning about the environment through interactive games and lesson plans, kindergarteners all the way through high school seniors will begin to attend BCEP's outdoor classes st...

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Nan Timmons to retire after 32 years with Associated Students

Brian Luong

September 12, 2018


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

Nan Timmons’ career at Chico State is coming to a close after 32 years of working on campus. Timmons began working in 1986 when an opening for the Community Action Volunteers in Education’s (CAVE) office manager opened up. The idea of working on a college campus excited her due to her own p...

Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Yaritza Ayon

September 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

If you’re new to Chico or just want to know the town in a nutshell, the Thursday night market is the place to go. Located on Broadway St. between 2nd and 5th St., the market gives off a real feel of Chico and its residents. Although most farmers markets are known for vendors with solely, locally...

Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Christian Solis

September 7, 2018


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

Eight city council candidates gathered at a forum, Wednesday, to discuss policy positions and local problems, but failed to mention one key topic.The public forum, hosted by the Chico Chamber of Commerce, focused on four main questions that focused on local issues. Each candidate also was able to give a...

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, News, Showcase

The Chico Chamber of Commerce offered voters free coffee, Wednesday, and the opportunity to hear candidates speak on important issues facing voters in the upcoming election at the Chico Area Recreation and Development Community Center. The event was open to the public, but due to limited space attendees...

Shots fired in downtown Chico leaves one injured and one detained

Shots fired in downtown Chico leaves one injured and one detained

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

Around 1 a.m. this morning, Chico Police responded to a report of a subject in the downtown area brandishing a firearm. Upon arriving downtown, police heard multiple gun shots and people running from the 300 block of Main Street. When police arrived on scene they located a person lying on the ground...

Video: Sit-lie ordinance creates controversy at Chico City Council meeting

Video: Sit-lie ordinance creates controversy at Chico City Council meeting

Christian Solis

September 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Video

Chico City Council members met for their regular monthly meeting, Tuesday night, but the meeting was far from regular. Dozens of locals attended mainly to argue for or against a sit-lie ordinance, a local law that prohibits people from sitting or laying down on sidewalks and other public places. However,...

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Josh Cozine

September 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Seats in the city hall council chambers were filled to standing room only at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Mayor Sean Morgan even addressed the crowd to inform anyone still looking for a seat, that there was a conference room next door with more seats and monitors live-streaming the meeting. The...

2018 white Toyota Camry stolen from Hazel street parking lot

2018 white Toyota Camry stolen from Hazel street parking lot

Dan Christian

September 5, 2018


Filed under Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Accident Monday 8:15 a.m., Holt Hall A car was reported hit last Thursday, Aug. 23, inside Parking Structure 2 on the third floor. Call Type: Theft Monday 9:39 a.m., Lassen Hall Dormitory A green single-speed mountain bike was taken from a residence hall...

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Shift Bicycle Cafe rides its way onto Chico State

Mathew Miranda

September 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Features, Mobile Headlines, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Dutch Bros may reign supreme in the minds of Chico State students, but ask almost any local at the Saturday Farmer’s Market and they will tell you which coffee stand is quickly becoming one of the best in town. Although the coffee is the primary reason people return to Shift Bicycle Cafe, its unique design is what initia...

Adventure Outing takes trip with Trip ‘n Dip

Adventure Outing takes trip with Trip ‘n Dip

Justin Jackson

September 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Adventure Outings had their second Trip ‘n Dip event of the semester, Monday, with a trip out to the Bear Hole in Bidwell Park.Adventure Outings (AO) is an on-campus, professional outdoors program. The program runs many Chico State outdoor activities, including operating extensive trips, managing ...

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