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Chico Police to visit Chapman Elementary for lunch

Chico Police to visit Chapman Elementary for lunch

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

September 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Members of the Chico Police Department are going to visit the students of Chapman elementary on Sep. 27 for a lunch and play event.The event will take place from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at 1071 E.16th Street.They will eat lunch and then participate in interactive games with the elementary students. Chico Police Chief Mich...

Community enjoys a taste of Chico

Community enjoys a taste of Chico

Natalie Hanson

September 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Crowds filled downtown Chico on Sunday afternoon, for the 32nd celebration of Taste of Chico.Every year, Taste of Chico spotlights local and north-state area businesses. Restaurants, apparel and boutiques, breweries, caterers and more set up booths to introduce the community to a sample of their business.The Open Air Art gal...

Chico bans recreational marijuana dispensaries, losing millions for city

Chico bans recreational marijuana dispensaries, losing millions for city

Grayson Boyer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion

In what can only be described as economic self-abuse, Chico City Council voted Sept.19 to prohibit recreational marijuana dispensaries within Chico, losing potential millions in tax revenue. The City of Chico’s minutes for Sept. 19 shows that the City Council voted to ban recreational marijuana dispensaries and public smoking of marijuana, yet did not ban the recreational use or...

Local television channel celebrates three years to serving the public

Local television channel celebrates three years to serving the public

Jacqueline Morales

September 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

BCAC Channel 11, hosted an event Thursday evening at the Chico Downtown Plaza in celebration of 3 years of public access.BCAC expresses through their online website, to be about community, nonprofits, artists, recreation, government and what makes every human being special; culture.The event included...

Chico State is known as a highly ranked university nationwide

Natalie Hanson

September 13, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State has once again received top ranked recognition in the nation's public universitiesEmbed from Getty ImagesU.S. News ranked the college No. 8 in the Top Public Schools list in the West Region in its Best Colleges Rankings, where it placed last year. U.S. News rates schools based on graduatio...

Chico State aims to receive the National Outdoor Champion title

Chico State aims to receive the National Outdoor Champion title

Christian Solis

September 13, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State's fourth year competing, in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, aims to receive national recognition.Adventure Outings, is spearheading the campus competition. Embed from Getty Images "It helps students find the balance between a technological world and natural world. Whether through a 30 minute walk or three day backpacking trip," said Keith Crawford, Adventure Outings program coordinator. "Posi...

Chico Police academy recruits locals

Chico Police academy recruits locals

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico residents are being encouraged to join Citizens' Police Academy to experience first-hand police tasks. The 12 week program gives residents of Chico an experience of the departments' work.Ed Nelson, a crime prevention officer and facilitator of the program, said that it’s great for people who ma...

Protest on campus calls for peace in Palestine

Protest on campus calls for peace in Palestine

Natalie Hanson

September 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

A protest of the Israel occupation took place on campus, Monday noon. As a poster sale went on outside the Wildcat Store, just several blocks down the campus the Chico Palestine Action Group was protesting. All signs were placed next to the new Arts & Humanities building, on the roundabout of Salem....

Million dollar construction project continues

Million dollar construction project continues

Luke Dennison

September 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Construction project continues to cause detours and delays on the intersections of Ivy street, East 8th and East 9th streets, near ABC market. The project cost a total estimate of 1,500,000 dollars.Butte County has funded this project that is trying to install new traffic signals on the intersection of both East ...

Students fund raise to help aid hurricane victims

Students fund raise to help aid hurricane victims

Christian Solis

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Inspired Chico State students baked and sold challah bread, to raise money for Hurricane Harvey victims.Embed from Getty ImagesRohr Chabad Jewish Center of Chico student members partnered with the Thursday Night Market, to bake and sell bread at their own table stand. The initiative was in effort to provide meals, housing and d...

Construction delays

Construction delays

Kendall George

August 31, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Comic Strip, Editorial Illustrations, Editorials, Opinion

Picture this: you're walking to geology class Monday morning on the first day of freshman year. It's warm outside, you're confident in your ability to make it through these four years without having a mental breakdown.You walk past Holt and are planning on crossing one of the bridges to make it to the Physical Sc...

Chico-Con in town

Chico-Con in town

Guillemo Felix-Alvor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico-Con event was held over the weekend at The Silver Dollar Fairgrounds.In its fourth year, the event brings vendors with comic books and comic themed merchandise, a panel discussion, and cosplay contests for fans and non-fans.Shane Will, the event organizer and comic creator, created Chico-Con to bring the com...

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