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Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Maria Ramirez

February 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Chico State students walk eagerly to their classes before the rain comes on February 26, 2018.

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Josiah Nicholl

February 21, 2018


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

Police found evidence of a home shooting after receiving reports of shots being fired Sunday.According to a Chico Police Department press release, the first call was made at approximately 3:24 a.m to the area of Terrace Drive and East 1st Avenue. After a citizen called about hearing multiple gunshots, offic...

Police conducting manhunt for suspects in assault, stabbing incident

Police conducting manhunt for suspects in assault, stabbing incident

Natalie Hanson

February 20, 2018


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

Two suspects are at large after a man was found stabbed and bleeding in North Chico Monday night. The third stabbing reported in Chico since Friday, the incident was reported on the 600 block of Manzanita and Ellene Avenue at 10:33 p.m. The victim, a 62-year-old man, had been stabbed several times and...

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


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

Police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred by the WREC center and a parking structure Saturday.The robbery occurred at about 12:30 a.m at the streets of West 2nd and Cherry, near a campus parking garage and the recreation center, according to a release from the University Police Ch...

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

Josh Cozine

February 15, 2018


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

Chico State’s chapter of M.E.Ch.A. announced plans for events celebrating heritage in their first meeting of the year Wednesday.The Chico chapter of this organization, which stands for the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán, has been around since 1969. It exists as a platform to help t...

Chico motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

Chico motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

Alejandra Fraga

February 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Oroville police reported that alcohol use may have caused the death of a Chico man in a motorcycle accident Sunday.The accident occurred north of Oroville Sunday evening. According to Oroville CHP, two men were seen riding their motorcycles in the area at speeds up to 90 mph. One of the motorcyclist...

Floral shop to relocate after over 100 years

Floral shop to relocate after over 100 years

Natalie Hanson

February 13, 2018


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

Christian & Johnson, a landmark floral and gifts shop in Chico, announced its move to a new location this week.The shop has been a town icon since its establishment in 1907, and will leave its site on Vallombrosa Avenue of over 100 years this summer.The owner, Melissa Heringer, confirmed that the sho...

Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Karen Limones

February 10, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

When someone is longing for a relationship or has recently had a breakup, Valentine's Day is a cruel reminder of reality, according to Psych Central. Sometimes, those who are in a vulnerable state look for satisfaction and acceptance through dating apps.Attraction and desire cannot be predicted by da...

Fire in Chico leads to mobile home evacuations

Fire in Chico leads to mobile home evacuations

February 7, 2018


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

A fire broke out in a neighborhood in north Chico Tuesday.The fire, near several mobile residences, began just after 11 p.m. on 3200 Rockin M. Drive. Evacuations were ordered for residents at Troy Lane whose homes were at risk, according to a news release.It took about two hours for Chico's fire dep...

Chico City Council introduces community court plan

Chico City Council introduces community court plan

Joey Nicholl

January 29, 2018


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

The Chico City Council proposed a plan to create a community court Friday.Mayor Sean Morgan unveiled the plan at the annual state of the city address.A community court would allow misdemeanor offenders to get their charges dropped by participating in community service and getting assistance from service pro...

New Year’s resolutions versus reality

New Year’s resolutions versus reality

Grant Schmieding

January 24, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

At the start of a New Year, many may take the time to set resolutions that may change what is deemed necessary to set higher goals in life. These goals are what is commonly referred to as New Year's resolutions. Trouble is, according to a 2017 Huffington Post Article, only 8 percent of people keep these self-made declarations. Here are some tips to actually keep a New Years resolution:...

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Caitlyn Young

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

There are hundreds of Christmas-related traditions across the world, and everyone celebrates Christmas in their own way. For some families, a common tradition is to go see “The Nutcracker” every year.“The Nutcracker” is a classic Christmas tale of a girl named Clara and her h...

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