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Wildcats dive into the shark tank

Wildcats dive into the shark tank

Amelia Storm

February 25, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Two Chico State alumni will seek funding from millionaires on ABC’s Shark Tank, premiering tomorrow night. After four months of paperwork, siblings Skyler Scarlett and Brittney Scarlett-Torres, owners of Glace Cryotherapy, will seek funding from self-made millionaires Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran,...

Local Harley Davidson shop cycles in new owner

Local Harley Davidson shop cycles in new owner

Elizabeth Helmer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

For the first time in 36 years, the Chico Harley Davidson store has a new owner. Stephan Adams became the owner of Sierra Steel Harley Davidson back in December, and he's already made big changes to how the shop operates. “We’re adding all of the things Harley Davidson offers as a company,”...

Biker hit by Domino’s pizza delivery driver on Nord Avenue

Biker hit by Domino’s pizza delivery driver on Nord Avenue

George Johnston

February 20, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Showcase

A biker was hit by a driver on Nord Avenue late Friday night. The biker was traveling down Nord Avenue toward West Sacramento Avenue and was struck by a Domino's pizza delivery car according to police and witnesses. Police and emergency technicians were called and arrived at the scene. The biker...

More homeless on streets due to largest shelter closing

More homeless on streets due to largest shelter closing

February 2, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

  The Torres Shelter for the homeless will be closing its doors due to a lack of financial resources. The staff and management are working to prolong operations for another six to eight weeks and have described this situation as a, “perfect storm of financial hits.” “The shelter closing...

Water pipeline bursts on 9th and Orange Street

Water pipeline bursts on 9th and Orange Street

February 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

A waterline bursted on the corner of 9th and Orange street around 3 p.m. Monday. Chico Fire Department conducted traffic control as California Water Service crews tried to reverse the flooding. “We're working with Cal Water in protecting the assets of the community,” said Fire Captain Carlos Munoz. It...

Faculty Prepares for Possible Strike

Faculty Prepares for Possible Strike

January 19, 2016


Filed under Administration

Chico State faculty are planning to strike during the upcoming spring semester. In an email sent to Chico State faculty, the strikers have stated, “This potential strike is about priorities. It is about how the resources of the state of California must be utilized wisely to promote the academic ...

CFA settlement negotiations continue

CFA settlement negotiations continue

December 8, 2015


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Community, Showcase

The California Faculty Association is in its final stage in the fight for a five percent salary increase. The fact-finding stage of the collective bargaining process is the last chance for CFA and CSU management to come to an agreement. “We remain hopeful that CSU Chancellor Timothy White will see ...

Animal bites plague several people

Animal bites plague several people

December 3, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Subject, 5:44 a.m., Mangrove Avenue A man was acting crazy and refusing to leave a nearby diner. After finally getting him to leave the restaurant, he began kicking and screaming at the front door. Call Type: Animal Bite, 9:25 a.m., Fifth Street A ...

Man exposes himself, yells at drivers and runs into traffic

Man exposes himself, yells at drivers and runs into traffic

Brandon Eiges

October 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Suspicious Subject 6:55 a.m., Robailey Drive A female ran up to a school bus yelling that someone was chasing her. After the bus left, the woman was seen hiding in a bush. The cousin of the woman was called because she got a message from a passerby saying she saw th...

Woman has dumbbell thrown at her by husband’s female house guest

Woman has dumbbell thrown at her by husband’s female house guest

Brandon Eiges

October 2, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Aggressive Animal 6:22 a.m., Orange StreetA dog ran into a warehouse and was barking and growling at employees throughout the facility. Doors of the warehouse were opened but dog refused to leave. The black, long-haired chihuahua was finally removed from the business.C...

Homeless man exposes himself to bus passengers

Brandon Eiges

September 28, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Vandalism 7:01 a.m., Cohasset Road A man was running through traffic. He was yelling vulgar language at cars and simulating a gun with his fingers. The man would point the his fingers at cars then at his own head. Call Type: Fight 4:19 p.m., Main Stree...

Chico State appoints interim University Police chief

Chico State appoints interim University Police chief

Dylan Dewit

May 5, 2015


Filed under Administration, Crime, News

Bruce Hagerty, retired Chico police chief, has been appointed interim Chico State University Police chief, according to a press release from Lori Hoffman, the vice president of business and finance. Hagerty served six years a chief of police in Chico and currently serves on the University Advis...

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