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5 Mile Myth and Brooke Larsen on The Orion Newscast 4/10/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, Newscasts, Showcase, Video, Visuals

5 Mile Myth is a local band who's mix of musical genres has garnered newfound popularity in Chico. Brooke Larsen is The Orion's Wildcat of the Week and is the top hitter and pitcher on Chico State's Softball team. Also, the Chico Boys & Girls Club hosted a Paradise Cook-Off to raise funds for...

The Orion Newscast Feb. 13, 2019

The Orion Newscast Feb. 13, 2019

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Video, Visuals

The Orion Weekly Newcast features stories from the Interfaith Memorial in Paradise to a Master Printmaker running a workshop.     Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

Camp Fire photos from Chico and Paradise

Camp Fire photos from Chico and Paradise

Alex Grant

December 5, 2018


Filed under Camp Fire, Mobile Headlines, Photo Galleries, Visuals

The following photos are taken in a variety of places in the Chico and Paradise communities. More photos will be added to this page as I travel to areas affected by the Camp Fire. To see a photo timeline with some of these photos click on this link. ...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Alex Grant

December 5, 2018


Filed under Camp Fire, Photo Stories, Visuals

A Red-bellied newt crawls over white ash that was left from the Camp Fire. This newt was found on Saturday near the southern part of the Flumes in Paradise. Click here to view more photos of Paradise and the Camp Fire. Alex Grant can be reached at [email protected] or @AlexThomasGrant on Twitter....

Camp Fire flames finally settle, yet the housing crisis rages on

Camp Fire flames finally settle, yet the housing crisis rages on

Alex Grant

November 28, 2018


Filed under Camp Fire, Editorials, Opinion

A flame-shredded American flag hangs in the still, grey air. It's flagpole barely holds on to a vertical gutter that's attached to a burnt piece of wood. A charred chimney stands intact behind the flag. Blackened, brown and green tree trucks, limbs and leaves stand behind a chimney in a thick, ash-filled...

The Orion’s Camp Fire Newscast

The Orion’s Camp Fire Newscast

Christian Solis

November 28, 2018


Filed under Camp Fire, Campus, Community, News, Showcase, Video, Visuals

Nearly three weeks ago the Camp Fire flames ignited Paradise and several neighboring Butte County communities. The fire burned through 153,336 acres of Butte County. The thick, toxic smoke spread to cities as close as Chico to cities as far as San Francisco. Now that first-responders have fully contained...

Camp Fire Story: Lourie Jones evacuated Paradise as flames approached her home

Camp Fire Story: Lourie Jones evacuated Paradise as flames approached her home

Alex Grant and Josh Cozine

November 16, 2018


Filed under Camp Fire, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Visuals

Lourie Jones, a Paradise mother of three and grandmother of six, described her Camp Fire evacuation story. Jones and her family fled their apartment on Wildwood Lane in southeast Paradise on Nov. 8, the day the fire started. Here is her story: Jones sent us a video she took in the car when her family and her evacuated Paradise down Skyway going toward Chico...

Camp Fire Day One: Thousands evacuate through Paradise and Chico

Camp Fire Day One: Thousands evacuate through Paradise and Chico

Mathew Miranda, Josh Cozine, Natalie Hanson, and Alex Grant

November 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Camp Fire, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Extreme western winds push flames and smoke through Paradise on the first day of the Camp Fire. Updated 9:45 a.m. Friday CalFire's most recent briefing confirmed that the Camp Fire is at an estimated 70,000 acres of damage, and is 5 percent contained. Weather conditions and firefighting effort...

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