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Chico City Council reinstates sit-lie ordinance, opposers turn their backs after decision

Chico City Council reinstates sit-lie ordinance, opposers turn their backs after decision

Josh Cozine

October 17, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

In a symbolic gesture, about half of Chico citizens attending the council meeting, Tuesday evening, turned their backs to the council as the vote to reinstate the contentious sit lie ordinance passed as the group predicted. One citizen was arrested while attempting to read out loud the 8th amendment—the...

Chico’s City Council candidates fail to represent minority populations

Chico’s City Council candidates fail to represent minority populations

Karen Limones

October 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The United States government is slowly progressing at including men and women from minority backgrounds in elected positions. However, Chico has failed to fulfill this gap as there still continues to be an absence of racial and ethnic minority representatives running for City Council. A City Councilor...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Daelin Wofford

October 11, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo of the Day

Bryce Goldstein goes door-to-door balloting for local city council candidate Alex Brown.

Scott Huber hosts Conversations about Cannabis

Scott Huber hosts Conversations about Cannabis

Justin Jackson

September 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico has the munchies for conversations. Chico residents were invited to participate in Conversation about Cannabis, Sunday, to talk about making cannabis legal in the town of Chico. Chico City Council candidate Scott Huber hosted the event to talk about his history with the issue of cannabis, and pres...

Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Christian Solis

September 7, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Eight city council candidates gathered at a forum, Wednesday, to discuss policy positions and local problems, but failed to mention one key topic.The public forum, hosted by the Chico Chamber of Commerce, focused on four main questions that focused on local issues. Each candidate also was able to give a...

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, News, Showcase

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...

Video: Sit-lie ordinance creates controversy at Chico City Council meeting

Video: Sit-lie ordinance creates controversy at Chico City Council meeting

Christian Solis

September 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Video

Chico City Council members met for their regular monthly meeting, Tuesday night, but the meeting was far from regular. Dozens of locals attended mainly to argue for or against a sit-lie ordinance, a local law that prohibits people from sitting or laying down on sidewalks and other public places. However,...

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Josh Cozine

September 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Seats in the city hall council chambers were filled to standing room only at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Mayor Sean Morgan even addressed the crowd to inform anyone still looking for a seat, that there was a conference room next door with more seats and monitors live-streaming the meeting. The...

Event at restaurant highlights student’s bid for City Council

Event at restaurant highlights student’s bid for City Council

Josh Cozine

February 10, 2018


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

Student Jeremy Markley celebrated announcing his candidacy for Chico City Council at Kinder’s Meat & Deli Friday. The party started at 5 p.m. with appetizers from the deli and chances for guests to talk with Markley.Markley addressed the crowd around 5:30 p.m, speaking on issues he sees as...

Student campaigns for City Council, calls for more community action

Student campaigns for City Council, calls for more community action

Natalie Hanson

February 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Jeremy Markley, a senior at Chico State, is running for one of three vacant city council spots up for election next November. Markley considers himself a native of Chico and Redding, but has been involved in Chico politics for years. He is an Air Force veteran and plans to graduate from Chico State...

Election results: national, state and local

Election results: national, state and local

Elizabeth Helmer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

All the results from everything that was on the ballot for people registered in Chico. National and state results are compared with results in Butte County. National and State LegislatorsPresident: Donald TrumpElectoral College: 279 votes for Trump,228 for ClintonPopular vote: 59,730,458 votes for Cl...

Candidates running for Chico City Council

Candidates running for Chico City Council

Lucas Moran

October 24, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, Community, News

Four members of the Chico City Council are up for re-election this year. Incumbent councilmembers Ann Schwab, Tami Ritter, Randall Stone and Sean Morgan must defend their council seats against seven challengers. Each voter will choose their top four candidates and the four candidates with the highest...

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