The Orion

Person pees and poops on car

Carlos Islas

October 1, 2015

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Suspicious subject Friday 6:27 a.m., Vallombrosa AvenueSubject on a mountain bike wearing a black hoodie, red bandana, red backpack and jeans was seeing riding his bike in a complex he does not belong. Subject was looking into vehicles.Call type: Vehicle tampering Fr...

Son destroys property after being asked to move out

Carlos Islas

September 21, 2015

Chico Police Department Call type: Suspicious subject, Friday 8:08 a.m., E. 20th Street Transient female was sitting next to reporting party’s daughter’s car. Reporting party asked her to leave and the subject spat on her car. Subject left through alley toward C Street. Call type: Suspicious s...

University Police adopts bike light program

University Police adopts bike light program

Yessenia Funes

January 26, 2014

Starting this week, University Police officers may choose to provide free bike lights instead of citations for unlit cycling. With the loss of Chico State nursing student Kristina Chesterman and Butte College student Janee Nickerson, both from bicycle accidents last semester, bike safety has become a maj...

Tips for keeping yourself, bike out of harm

Tips for keeping yourself, bike out of harm

Sharon Martin

September 21, 2013

It’s a skill that most people learn as a child. Learning how to balance, pedal and steer a bicycle becomes natural after years of practice. However, staying safe while riding your bike becomes much more than a set of training wheels and wearing a helmet. Obeying Traffic Laws In 2011, 677 cyclists were killed in California according to the National Highway...

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