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Fire in Chapmantown destroys two sheds, no injuries

Firefighters responded to an alley fire in Chapmantown Saturday afternoon. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

September 15, 2018

A fire broke out in Chapmantown around 3:10 p.m. on Saturday. CAL Fire responded to the fire when it started in an alley on Guill Street near Virginia Street. Two sheds and one fence were burned. According to CAL Fire, at 4:20 p.m. units reported they had been able to quickly put out the fire by...

Chapmantown cleanup collects residents’ garbage, brings together community

Volunteers from different organizations, including students, participated in cleaning up residents' garbage at Chapman Elementary. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

March 10, 2018

The sixth annual Chapmantown cleanup had volunteer help from many community members, including students, Saturday. The cleanup took place at Chapman Elementary and began at 7 a.m. According to Love Chapmantown's website, the event always goes until noon or until dumpsters become full. The event is limited ...

Chico should annex districts for sake of sewers, services

Illustration by Liz Coffee

September 3, 2014

After much protest from concerned residents, Chico City Council has halted their efforts to absorb county islands Chapmantown and Mulberry back into the city proper. Most students will likely have never heard the names Chapmantown and Mulberry since coming to Chico for college, and that’s just how...

City delays Chapman, Mulberry annexation

Infographic by Arturo Cabrera

Jovanna Garcia

September 1, 2014

Chico City Council voted not to go forward with an agreement that would begin the process of annexation for the Chapmantown and Mulberry areas within the next five years. The city delayed the initial annexation agreement at its last council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19, in order to review it more ...

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