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Two sets of men fight downtown

Two sets of men fight downtown

Yang Dai

February 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call type: Shoplift, 7:07 p.m., East Avenue Female subjects stole items in Safeway. Call Type: Unlicensed Driver, 5:54 p.m., West 12th Street A driver was arrested for driving without a license on the road. Call Type: Fight, 9:42 p.m., Broadway Street Two male...

Tree numbers sprouting up in Chico

Tree numbers sprouting up in Chico

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 22, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico is planting 100 new trees this month. City Council decided to plant these trees because Chico has been lacking 10 percent of its normal number of trees due to tree removals and recent drought condition. The California Conservation Corps agreed to help the city plant these trees while PG&E f...

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...

Baseball team wins first game, drops second of doubleheader

Baseball team wins first game, drops second of doubleheader

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 16, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

On Feb. 13, the Chico State baseball team took on the Academy of Art University Knights for the second and third time at home. Taking the first game of the doubleheader 8-3, the 'Cats fell short in the second game, 9-7. The split puts the Wildcats to a 7-2 overall record. Game 1: The first game was all Wildc...

Vámonos to free tacos at taco tuesday trivia night

Vámonos to free tacos at taco tuesday trivia night

Michael Catelli

February 15, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Features, News

Associated Students Productions is holding a free Taco Tuesday Trivia night at 7 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union auditorium on Feb. 23. The event is open to the first 100 students to arrive. Prizes will be given to the winners of the trivia night. “We produce a variety of events for students,...

Too hot California causing El Nino to chill out

Too hot California causing El Nino to  chill out

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 14, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Even though El Nino has created record breaking numbers in rainfall and snow pack, it is still not enough to make up for the past dry winters. El Nino has provided a 105 percent snow pack level with the Northern Sierra area registering a 114 percent average for the past rain year. This has allowed an eight foot water increase in Lake Orovill...

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...

Chico State journalism student dies

Chico State journalism student dies

George Johnston

February 8, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Robert McClanahan, a Chico State student, died of natural causes Feb 7. in San Francisco. Born in Mombasa, Kenya, McClanahan moved with his family to California to further his education. He attended Chico State and was pursuing a degree in public relations and journalism. "Robert was a gentle giant...

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