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Letter to: my pet back home

Letter to: my pet back home

Danielle Cortes

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Dear Buddy,Long distance relationships are real difficult especially because there is no form of communication, besides the occasional FaceTime chats which don't even last too long and you most likely don't recognize my face on the screen.You are probably just confused as to where the familiar voice s...

Fraud suspect leads police chase for hours in Chico neighborhood

Fraud suspect leads police chase for hours in Chico neighborhood

Jacqueline Morales

November 30, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A suspected thief led numerous police on a chase after possible fraud of credit cards at a Chico business Tuesday.The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. at the 600 block of Broadway Street when Andrew Gasway, 32, was suspected of using fraudulent credit and debit cards, according to a press release....

How to manage the cold weather

How to manage the cold weather

Grayson Boyer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

The weather in Chico has shifted from a crushing heat to frigid rain, and the shift in weather demands a shift in lifestyle. Cold weather and rain force people indoors, a marked shift from the active outdoor-living lifestyle that Chico usually promotes. Below is a guide to make the most out of the ra...

Chico council votes to regulate the use of marijuana

Chico council votes to regulate the use of marijuana

Christian Solis

November 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico City Council voted 4-3 to pass a city ordinance strictly regulating the use, sale and growing of marijuana Tuesday night.Ordinance 19.75 prohibits commercial cannabis activity, sets up a permitting process for indoor personal grow only and prohibits use within designated areas of the city.Councilwoman Ann Schwab voted against the ordinance and said, "64 percent of vot...

Cal Fire lifts burning restrictions from Butte County

Cal Fire lifts burning restrictions from Butte County

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Burn suspension will be lifted from Butte County by Cal Fire Monday Nov. 6 at 8a.m.The suspension was cancelled formally by Cal Fire/Butte County Chief Darren Read due to cooler temperatures, according to a press release. Some restrictions are still required for burning:- Before burning the area must...

Public informational meeting on safety is held by Chico police

Public informational meeting on safety is held by Chico police

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017


Filed under Community, Crime, News

Chico police will have a public informational meeting on safety Thursday. The meeting regards public safety with a in-depth explanation to local users of exactly how Nextdoor: Making the Most of the Network is connected to the police department. The meeting will be held at the Old Municipal Building 44...

Shooting at apartment leads to identifying hit and run suspect

Shooting at apartment leads to identifying hit and run suspect

Jacqueline Morales

November 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Police arrested a man suspected of a hit and run after he accidentally injured himself with a firearm Wednesday evening.Danny Salazar, 18, was found in an apartment complex at the 1200 block of West Sacramento Avenue where he was involved in a physical fight with another man, according to a press rel...

Shots fired at Halloween house party near Chico State

Shots fired at Halloween house party near Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

November 1, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Multiple shootings are fired at a Halloween house party, victim is hospitalized early morning Wednesday Nov.1. The incident was reported at the 700 block of Normal Avenue at the scene of a late night Halloween party, according to a press release. One victim was shot multiple times after a physical fi...

Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Jacqueline Morales

November 1, 2017


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

Chico Police Department continued to ensure public safety regulations after Halloween weekend. CPD's operation plan started Friday at 6 p.m. and ended Wednesday at 6 a.m., according to a press release. The department was expected to be busier than usual. It partnered with additional local law enforcement...

College students and sex interests

College students and sex interests

Rachel Reyes

October 31, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

At this point in our lives, I’m pretty sure that most people have seen or at least heard of the TV show called Strange Addictions. If you haven’t, let’s just say some people are into weird, crazy stuff. And by weird, I mean really weird.Fetishes are a pretty common topic for people to...

Getting around town: Tips and tricks

Getting around town: Tips and tricks

Kendall George

October 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It seems common enough but there is a way to master the art of traveling by public transportation. Whether taking the bus to Sacramento, the train from Sacramento to San Diego or flying out of Sacramento Airport to New York City, here are our tips to making it more successful and less stressful.1. Book...

Chico’s homelessness solutions are going nowhere

Chico’s homelessness solutions are going nowhere

Grayson Boyer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Homelessness in Chico is one of the city’s most salient problems. Yet as we adopt increasingly aggressive policies towards the homeless population, it becomes more evident the problem is only getting worse. According to the 2017 Homeless Point in Time Census & Survey Report, it’s estimated that 0.88 percent, or nearly 7,500 people, of the Butte County populati...

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