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Cesar Chavez Day 2014

Cesar Chavez Day 2014

March 31, 2014


Filed under Photo Galleries

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Downtown market starts fresh new season

Downtown market starts fresh new season

Ariel Hernandez

March 30, 2014


Filed under Features

The Thursday Night Market is aiming to clean up more than just your diet this summer. The market starts from 6-9 p.m. April 3 and runs rain or shine until Sept. 25. The market houses more than 100 vendors that line the streets with great food, live entertainment, farm-fresh produce and arts and crafts for e...

Live coverage of Cesar Chavez Day

March 30, 2014


Filed under Breaking News

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Auditorium hosts fist-pumping, crowd-surfing good time

Auditorium hosts fist-pumping, crowd-surfing good time

Ashiah Scharaga

March 29, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Dance Gavin Dance's lead singer Tilian Pearson high-fives and fist-bumps a crowd member pressed against the Bell Memorial Union stage. Pearson smiles and launches into high notes that most people wouldn't brave in the shower, while his bandmates play fast-paced, energized rock riffs. The post-hardcore, e...

City hears audit results

City hears audit results

Bill Hall

March 26, 2014


Filed under News

Community members are asking for answers and accountability after an audit of Chico’s finances confirmed the mismanagement that has led the city’s dire fiscal situation.The City Council heard the final audit presentation at its meeting on Tuesday. The accounting firm identified two material weaknesses in...

Celebrating cycle-friendly Chico streets

Celebrating cycle-friendly Chico streets

Kevin Crittenden

March 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Whether darting between pedestrians and cars in downtown or dodging boulders and trees in rugged upper Bidwell Park, there's no substitute for the feeling of biking.There are few cities in the United States as well-suited for biking as Chico. A majority of students live within a mile of campus — th...

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Bill Hall

March 5, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico has added another weapon to its arsenal in the battle to combat underage drinking with the adoption of a social host ordinance. Already active throughout many communities in the country, social host laws allow the city to impose fines on individuals who are responsible for hosting large house parties on private property at whic...

Pop-up museum displays Northern California art

Pop-up museum displays Northern California art

Emma Wood-Wright

March 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

At the intersection of 4th and Orange streets, just beyond the threshold of the train tracks, lies a mustard yellow train depot full of imagination. Chico Art Center awaits up the wooden ramp, parallel to Empire Coffee. Operated by about 30 volunteers, the art center is a gallery, classroom and gift sh...

Web outage revives old technologies

Web outage revives old technologies

Mozes Zarate

February 28, 2014


Filed under News

An Internet service outage Thursday forced Chico business owners to resort to old-fashioned technologies.Only businesses using AT&T; Internet services were affected. The outage was caused by a cable cut from a farm construction project near Richvale, wrote AT&T; spokesman Alexander Carey in an email to the Orion.Technicians repaired the cut line and Internet acce...

Married artists use house as sculpture, ceramics gallery

Married artists use house as sculpture, ceramics gallery

Ashiah Scharaga

February 26, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Believe it or not, there is more than one garden on Nord Avenue. But this garden, a part of The Art House, is not inhabited by Chico State students.The Art House, which has been at 325 Nord Ave. for 14 years, features artwork, sculptures and furniture by Jana and Dave Lawton. He mainly crafts in direct ...

Contemplating the correlation between lax police, leisurely drinking

Julianna Eveland

February 26, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

College: The open gate to the world of parties and drinking. The emerging freedom from sheltered wings of the family home. The only thing that could get in the way of that freedom is the police, right?The weekday parties, crazy “ragers” and the police's lax attitude toward it all surprised me when I fi...

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