The Orion

Man barricaded in 7-Eleven on Walnut Street

Outside of 7-Eleven on Walnut Street

Keyla De Los Santos

February 3, 2020

A 52-year-old man barricaded himself in the 7-Eleven bathroom located on 308 Walnut St. for seven hours on Wednesday. At approximately 1:34 a.m., Chico Police received a call regarding a suspicious subject, now identified as Chico resident Dennis Bryant, barricading himself with an edged weapon in th...

Chico Police participate in effort to break the ice with young

For 21 years 7-Eleven stores have participated in Operation Chill Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Michelle Zhu

April 19, 2016

Local youth have a chance to be recognized by Chico Police for doing something good in the community through a week-long event called "Operation Chill." The Chico Police Department is participating in the nationwide event, in which they are given Operation Chill coupons from 7-Eleven stores redeemable...

Free slurpees for acts of kindness

Michael Catelli

September 2, 2015

The Chico Police Department and 7-Eleven have teamed up for Operation Chill. For one week, Chico PD and other law enforcement will administer free slurpee coupons to Chico youth's caught committing acts of kindness. "Its just a little bit of time to let everyone know to be kind and sometimes ...

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