The Orion

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Andrew Coolidge (right) listens to fellow city council candidate Scott Huber (left) as Huber gives his final statement.

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018

The Chico Chamber of Commerce offered voters free coffee, Wednesday, and the opportunity to hear candidates speak on important issues facing voters in the upcoming election at the Chico Area Recreation and Development Community Center. The event was open to the public, but due to limited space attendees...

Business owners and police department team up to combat shoplifting

Business owners and police department team up to combat shoplifting

Josiah Nicholl

February 21, 2018

The Chico Police Department, the Downtown Chico Business Association and the Chamber of Commerce announced a "Retail Watch" program Tuesday. According to a release, the program will consist of monthly meetings between business owners and the Chico Police Department to discuss and combat the increase in...

Chico scoped by the big leagues with League of California Cities coming to visit the city

From the League of California Cities website

Amelia Storm

March 21, 2016

Representatives from the League of California Cities are expected to visit Chico this Friday. The representatives will partake in local sightseeing and beer tasting before commencing with their business meeting, which will include talks about economic development with Chicostart, Team Chico, the Chico Cha...

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

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Michelle Zhu

February 17, 2016

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...

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