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

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

Amelia Storm

March 21, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

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...

Home and Garden Show celebrated this weekend

Home and Garden Show celebrated this weekend

Yang Dai

March 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The 13th Soroptimist Home and Garden Show held by the Soroptimist International of Chico opened at 2357 Fair Street on March 19 and will continue till March 20.The event takes place between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.Over 200 local enterprises from various fields participate in the show. While at the show visitors ha...

Female threatens to blow up male’s truck

Female threatens to blow up male’s truck

Michael Catelli

March 19, 2016


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Aggressive subject Saturday 3/12/2016 12:55 p.m., Hooker Oak Ave. Female harassing the reporting person who is a broker looking at the houses in the new subdivision. She is looking into cars and approaching the homes that are unoccupied. Reporting person says female is twea...

Man dragged by truck in downtown

Man dragged by truck in downtown

Michael Catelli

March 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

A man riding a skateboard was hit and dragged by a truck in downtown Chico around 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The driver was making a right hand turn into the parking lot of Crush Italian Cuisine on East Second Street and was unable to see the skateboarder in the bike lane.The unidentified rider...

Trump is here to help

Trump is here to help

Jeff Guzman

March 18, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every time I check in on social media I come across a new meme or video trying to ruin Donald Trump's image. The amazing thing though is that as the media tries more and more to ruin his image, Trump still wins and becomes more and more popular. Even after he insults people and condescendingly calls Mar...

Chico having first ever Hacker’s Convention

Chico having first ever Hacker’s Convention

Kayla Fitzgerald

March 18, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The first ever hacking convention is taking place in Chico. NorCon is putting on the event for technology enthusiasts and people who want to pursue a career in that field. There will be nine speakers, including experts in hacking medical devices, and other areas. There will also be a demonstration...

Student Philanthropy Council raises $4,000

Student Philanthropy Council raises $4,000

Kayla Fitzgerald

March 16, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

The new Student Philanthropy Council has raised close to $4,000 for the college. The council is a non-profit organization established in August 2015 to raise money for the university and its resources. All the money collected helps fund campus resources such as the Career Center or the extended...

Man shot in leg by Highway 32

Man shot in leg by Highway 32

George Johnston

March 14, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

On March 2. a man was shot in the leg near west Chico by Highway 32. According to a press release, around 9 p.m. a 23-year-old man was walking on Highway 32 and East Avenue when he was confronted by two individuals . An altercation ensured and the man was shot in the leg. The gun shot victim was rushe...

Chico Heat rekindled for 2016 season

Chico Heat rekindled for 2016 season

Kenta Mcafee

March 8, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The five-year wait for summer baseball is almost over as the Chico Heat get ready to take to the field, with their first game on June 3 at Colusa Casino Stadium. The Heat, a semi-pro team, burned out in 2002 after their league collapsed. In 2005, the Outlaws took over, but disbanded six years later...

Chico’s blind eye to the homeless

Chico’s blind eye to the homeless

Jeff Guzman

March 4, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It seems like Chico’s homeless problem is getting worse by the day. Every time I see one of these people I get an upset feeling in my stomach, like something doesn’t sit right. There is some sort of problem that needs resolution. Any time I walk to sch...

Rock climbing team grows with open arms

Rock climbing team grows with open arms

Kenta Mcafee

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

Steep inclines, small footholds and strenuous challenges are three things the rock climbing team looks forward to.The team, made up of Chico State students, has been active for one year, and has gained a larger following this semester because of its lax policies regarding practice and competition.The...

Wildcat women end season on the road

Wildcat women end season on the road

Esther Briggs

February 29, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sophomore Whitney Branham led all scorers with 20 points in the last season game against the Cal State L.A. Eagles where the Wildcats fell 83-61 at The Eagles' Nest in L.A. on Feb. 27.Branham started off the night hot. The sophomore guard knocked down four 3-pointers, giving her 41 treys for the seaso...

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