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Outdoors column: The fantastic Feather Falls

Outdoors column: The fantastic Feather Falls

Courtney Chapman

April 1, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

The sun beats down on your back and face, creating a warm sensation while you hear the faint crash of the waterfall you are approaching. As you come around the corner, an immense 400-foot high waterfall bursts out from the top of the mountain. This is Feather Falls.The hike up to Feather Falls is a local fa...

Man arrested following shooting incident

Man arrested following shooting incident

Josiah Nicholl

March 30, 2018


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

In the second shooting incident in Chico in two days, a man was arrested Thursday for shooting a victim multiple times.The Chico Police Department received multiple calls around 4:45 p.m about a shooting at the La Vista Verde Apartment complex. Within minutes, more calls were received about a reckles...

Man seriously injures homeless woman at Jesus Center

Man seriously injures homeless woman at Jesus Center

Josiah Nicholl

March 29, 2018


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

A homeless man was arrested Wednesday morning after he pushed a homeless woman off a balcony at the Jesus Center.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, the initial report was that a woman had fallen. Police received a call around 3:50 a.m. requesting medical assistance at 1297 P...

Monkey Face makes great spring break hike

Monkey Face makes great spring break hike

Courtney Chapman

March 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Staying in Chico over spring break and wanting to get out, explore and adventure? Thankfully Chico has a multitude of hiking trails throughout Upper and Lower Bidwell Park just waiting for visitors. Whether you're trying to find something to do with a group of friends or wanting something more exclusive...

Trial set for two men charged in 2016 shooting

Trial set for two men charged in 2016 shooting

Josiah Nicholl

March 15, 2018


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

Butte County Superior Court Judge Robert Glusman declared Wednesday that the trial for two men charged in a neighborhood shooting has been set for August, according to the Butte County Courthouse. The two men, Justice Alleyne, 35, and Gregory Williams-Downey, 27, were charged with weapons violations and ...

Engineers of new science building present to students, faculty

Engineers of new science building present to students, faculty

Alejandra Fraga

March 15, 2018


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

A town hall meeting was held to discuss the new physical science building this Wednesday.The meeting consisted of a presentation from Kim Swanson, a representative from Smith's Group and Joe Wennish, a mechanical engineer in charge of the mechanical system of the building.More information on Siskiyou II w...

Students meet to raise awareness of university movement

Students meet to raise awareness of university movement

Alejandra Fraga

March 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News, Showcase

Students from the Students for Quality Education (SQE) organization met Monday to inform others on the possible tuition and fee increases that all state universities could take on at the beginning of the next semester. Here's what you should know about the proposed tuition and fee increases:The CSU Board of Trustees is proposing a CSU-wide $2...

Highway 99 crash leaves one dead

Highway 99 crash leaves one dead

Josiah Nicholl

March 12, 2018


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

A man died Sunday night after getting into a car accident on Highway 99, according to the California Highway Patrol.The CHP confirmed that the incident happened around 9:30 p.m., when the man was driving north in a 1992 Toyota pickup truck on Highway 99, just south of East First Avenue.The truck hit a guar...

Two-week long carnival kicks off at Chico mall

Two-week long carnival kicks off at Chico mall

Josiah Nicholl

March 11, 2018


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

A two-week long carnival began Thursday at the Chico mall parking lot next to Logan's Roadhouse.The carnival offers a variety of different rides, games, and food.The event is being put on by Keva-Works, a carnival company from Palm Desert, with the aim of bringing more customers to the Chico mall.Wrist...

Police identify and arrest shooter following lengthy investigation

Police identify and arrest shooter following lengthy investigation

Josiah Nicholl

March 7, 2018


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

A man police believe was connected to a vehicle shooting in Chico last month was arrested this week. Chico police stated that Draven Paul Brannon-Thompson, 21, was identified after an investigation into the cause of a shooting in February. The original shooting took place on Feb. 21 around 3:45 p.m....

Armed suspect at large after assaulting local business owner

Armed suspect at large after assaulting local business owner

Josiah Nicholl

March 1, 2018


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

A man with a firearm is still on the run after attempting to rob Kindcare Pharmacy on Walnut St. Tuesday morning. According to police, the suspect walked into the pharmacy around 10 a.m. pretending to be a customer."He requested a certain type of controlled medication, and when he was told that the p...

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Josiah Nicholl

February 27, 2018


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

A Chico resident is standing trial for multiple charges following an intoxicated driving accident that left one man dead on Sept. 9, 2017.Christine Rowe, 69, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 causing injury. All charges against R...

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