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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...

Malicious email shuts down estimated 1,000 Chico State student portals in past month

Malicious email shuts down estimated 1,000 Chico State student portals in past month

George Johnston

February 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

An estimated 1,000 Chico State portals have been shut down because of a phishing email. According to Chico State IT Support Service staff, an email was sent sometime last month with a malicious link to Chico State faculty, staff, and students. Any person who opened the email had their email shut d...

Man hit by a flying burrito

Man hit by a flying burrito

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 19, 2016


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall type: Thrown Object at Vehicle, 9:47 a.m., 1931 E. 20th St. Male at bus stop was throwing objects at vehicles. He hit another man with a burrito.Call type: 415-Subject, 11:10 a.m., 706 Mangrove Ave. A male was seen ramming shopping carts into cars. He was looking through them and kicking ...

Project homeless connect returns to chico

Project homeless connect returns to chico

Amelia Storm

February 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A one-day event will try bringing relief to Butte County homeless. On April 27, the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds will host Project Homeless Connect, an event that includes volunteers and community organizations coming together to bring hundreds of free and necessary services to the Butte County homeless p...

Fleet Feet Sports running 2016 Downtown Mile

Fleet Feet Sports running 2016 Downtown Mile

Elizabeth Helmer

February 18, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Runners competing in the Downtown Mile will receive prizes after race. The 2016 Downtown Mile, hosted by Fleet Feet Sports on Sunday Feb. 28, will start at the Fleet Feet storefront on 241 Main St. at 11:35 a.m. The race is only one mile and runs through the heart of downtown Chico. “We just wan...

“Rape trail” no more; Chico bike pathway to have cameras installed

“Rape trail” no more; Chico bike pathway to have cameras installed

Michelle Zhu

February 17, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Pedestrians and bikers entering Chico State from the bike pathway running through Big Chico Creek and West Sacramento Avenue may feel more safe on the path in the near future. The Chico City Council on Feb.16 pass a motion introduced by Chico Police to install a camera surveillance system along the...

Bike locks attack

Bike locks attack

Yang Dai

February 14, 2016


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Fight, 11:58 a.m., East 9th StreetA subject was used a bicycle lock to attack another person, but no one was hit.Call Type: Family Dispute, 2:44 p.m., Salem StreetQuarrels were between child and his parents at home.Call Type: Fight, 6:13 p.m., West East AvenueTwo mal...

Ex-orcising unwanted junk with “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff”

Ex-orcising unwanted junk with “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff”

Yang Dai

February 13, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Features, News

Goodwill has launched a program called “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff” for Valentine's Day weekend. The “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff” program encourages people to donate things left by their exes to Goodwill. While Goodwill declined to comment on “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff”, Chico State students...

Pellet gun shoot out on Nord Avenue

Pellet gun shoot out on Nord Avenue

George Johnston

February 13, 2016


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Harassment, 10:22 a.m., Citrus AvenueCaller receiving harassing texts from ex-boyfriend. They broke up two and a half years ago and have been off and on. Text messages are very rude and vulgar.Guess they didn't feel the love in the air that night. Call Type: Stolen Vehicle, 10...

Chico’s tobacco regulations don’t make the grade

Chico’s tobacco regulations don’t make the grade

Amelia Storm

February 12, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico has failed to pass the criteria set for a healthy, tobacco free community. On February 3, The American Lung Association released its annual “State of Tobacco Control,” grades. California received an overall grade of “B,” while Chico received a “D.” “I'm not surprised that Chico received a low...

Rodeo clown stabs innocent groceries

Rodeo clown stabs innocent groceries

Amelia Storm

February 11, 2016


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico Police: Call Type: Possession of Drugs, 8:11 a.m., Calecita Way A male subject was looking in a women’s car windows. When she confronted him, he rambled about being the mayor’s son and left. Call Type: Refusing to Leave, 10:07 a.m., Forrest Ave A male was riding in th...

Man masturbates down by the creek

Man masturbates down by the creek

Elizabeth Helmer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Suspicious Subject, 8:30 a.m., Main StreetSubject riding around a building with a cutting saw in his hand.Call Type: Disturbance, 11:01 a.m., Parmac RoadSubject is in front of DMV petitioning for medical marijuana. Is not yelling, but is cussing while talking to peo...

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