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Paradise man escapes mobile home fire

Paradise man escapes mobile home fire

Tisha Cheney

February 28, 2018


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

A fire began inside a mobile home while a resident was sleeping Tuesday night.According to Rick Carhart of Cal Fire, the homeowner was woken by a loud explosion that immediately burst his home into flames. The fire began around 7:30 p.m. on Kemen Lane in Paradise.The man then quickly grabbed his two ...

University police in process of improving security on campus

University police in process of improving security on campus

Tisha Cheney

February 28, 2018


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

Chief John Reid informed the campus community of upcoming improvements to security on Tuesday.Due to concerns of safety, there will be enhanced security reviews at the Physical Science building, Student Services Center and Meriam Library, according to a release from Reid.Access points will be limited ...

Local bar supports social services organization with taco night

Local bar supports social services organization with taco night

Tisha Cheney

February 25, 2018


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

Dance!! & Eat Tacos, a benefit to support a local crisis care program, was held at the Maltese Saturday night.The fundraiser included a taco bar courtesy of a nearby restaurant, Tacos Borrego, and live DJ music.The purpose of this event was to help support the local organization Crisis Care Advo...

Instructors, alumni receive awards for outstanding teaching

Instructors, alumni receive awards for outstanding teaching

Tisha Cheney

February 21, 2018


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

One of the highest awards given by the university was announced for six faculty members Tuesday. Chosen by the university's Faculty Recognition and Support Committee, President Gayle E. Hutchinson and cabinet recently surprised the 2017-18 winners with their awards, according to a release from Sean...

Chinese New Year celebrated at temple in Oroville

Chinese New Year celebrated at temple in Oroville

Tisha Cheney

February 19, 2018


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The historic Chinese temple museum in Oroville hosted an open house to share New Year festivities with community members Sunday. The temple, established in the late nineteenth century, was bought by the City of Oroville in 1937. "The 10 room complex is so unique, there is nothing like it in the U.S.,...

Breaking News- Week’s End Update Feb 12-16

Breaking News- Week’s End Update Feb 12-16

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


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

  Breaking news updates for Chico State and the town of Chico, California from Feb 12-Feb 16, 2018. Natalie Hanson, Josh Cozine, and Tisha Cheney can be reached at [email protected], @NatalieH_Orion, @joshcozine or @orionnews_TC on Twitter. ...

Memorial for Professor Ted Herrera to be held next week

Memorial for Professor Ted Herrera to be held next week

Tisha Cheney

February 16, 2018


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

The life of Ted Herrera, a professor of nutrition and food science, will be celebrated with a service on March 2.Herrera passed away on Feb. 2 at the age of 67, according to an announcement from University Communications. The memorial service will be held at Colusa Hall, Room 100B from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m....

California grant funds medication to combat opioid epidemic

California grant funds medication to combat opioid epidemic

Tisha Cheney

February 16, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The Chico police received a free supply of Naloxone kits designed to combat opioid overdoses this week.Naloxone is a nasal spray used as an emergency treatment for individuals experiencing an opioid overdose, according to a press release from the Chico Police Department.With the help of state funding...

Cause of fire on Highway 32 still unknown

Cause of fire on Highway 32 still unknown

Tisha Cheney

February 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

A vegetation fire struck near Forest Ranch on Highway 32 Monday evening. The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. The fire was located near Platt Mountain Road outside of Forest Ranch, and burned on both sides of the highway, according to Joshua Olszewski of Cal Fire. "It burnt about a half to a...

Art exhibit hosted to fund trip to conference

Art exhibit hosted to fund trip to conference

Tisha Cheney

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

The Chico State Print Club began holding their week-long annual Art Exhibition and Sale Monday. The art on display includes 8X10 inch prints, selling for $10 to $20 and can be purchased Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds will be going towards the club's trip to the printmaking...

Landmark Chico theater reopens

Landmark Chico theater reopens

Tisha Cheney

February 11, 2018


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

The historic El Rey Theatre had its fundraising grand opening Saturday night. The event included a silent auction and four local bands with the Mystic Roots Band headlining the show. The purpose of the fundraiser was to gain revenue to continue the renovations that have been in process since the...

City council approves new team of emergency responders

City council approves new team of emergency responders

Tisha Cheney

February 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The newly proposed Mobile Crisis Team was approved by Chico's city council with a 7-0 vote on Tuesday.According to city clerk Debbie Presson, the recommendation for the establishment of this team came from Chief of Police Michael O'Brien. O'Brien stated that this team will include two councilors from the ...

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