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Chico-born artist brings hope to Paradise through mural artwork

Chico-born artist brings hope to Paradise through mural artwork

Angel Ortega

May 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Q&As

An artist has taken it upon himself to paint murals on damaged buildings and homes in Paradise. Shane Grammer, an artist who does both commissioned and freelance artwork for Disney and its parks, has painted murals on many of the damaged and destroyed properties in wake of the Camp Fire that destroyed...

Gold Nugget Days proves strength of community

Gold Nugget Days proves strength of community

Rayanne Painter

May 4, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

Paradise Gold Nugget Days and craft fair persisted into its 41st year on Saturday, despite the Camp Fire and displacement of residents.In the years before the fire, Gold Nugget Days brought thousands into the small town of Paradise, California for what was an all-day celebration down the middle of Skyway...

Sit down with a Camp Fire survivor

Sit down with a Camp Fire survivor

Gage Northcutt

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The Morning Of... No one would have imagined an inferno could swallow an entire community in a matter of hours. Yet, on the morning of Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, that very thing happened to Paradise. Chico State's employee Victoria Militar-Tweedie Camp Fire story is unique. For that morning she ha...

Youth demand better climate change policy

Youth demand better climate change policy

Julian Mendoza and Trenton Taylor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Trinity Commons was filled with tables from both campus and local organizations educating students on what they can do to take action against climate change during the Earth Day Festival. “We are trying to engage students in ways of fighting climate change through policy,” said Jared Geiser, executive...

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