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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...

Car flips during an accident

Car flips during an accident

Christian Solis

August 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Tow-Truck crashes into a pickup truck this afternoon.A tow-truck coming down 8th St., a one way street, slammed into a silver pickup truck trying to cross the intersection going up Ivy Street.According to Kevin, tow-truck driver, as he was coming down 8th St. about 100 feet before the intersection wh...

Chico woman sentenced for sex trafficking

Chico woman sentenced for sex trafficking

Jafet Serrato

August 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

A woman was sentenced Wednesday after arranging to sell a teenage girl for sex in a Chico motel.Sentenced to 16 years in prison, Alexis Franklin, a 22-year-old, from Chico had contact with a 15-year-old girl. Being a close family friend, Franklin rented a motel on March 11 and took the victim to dinner...

Falling tree crushes car; woman trapped inside

Falling tree crushes car; woman trapped inside

Natalie Hanson

August 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

A falling tree trapped a woman in her car waiting by Chapman School Thursday afternoon.Staff and police responded to 16th St. and Cleveland Avenue at around 2:10 p.m. The rotting tree crushed the waiting vehicle, trapping the driver inside, and downed several power lines."The lady was sitting in her car, wait...

New terrain park in Chico

New terrain park in Chico

Cameron O'Brien

August 23, 2017


Filed under Community

A new Terrain Park will open in Chico next year.Located on Third Street the opening is scheduled for Jan.1, 2018. The Terrain Park will offer activities and amenities for those who wish to join. From custom designed walls for bouldering to slack-lining, as well as parkour and a full fitness section.Loca...

City Council talks possible property and business improvement district for downtown Chico

City Council talks possible property and business improvement district for downtown Chico

Alejandra Fraga

May 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico City Council discussed the possible adoption of a resolution of intent to establish a Property and Business Improvement District for downtown Chico Tuesday."The business and property owners got together and came up with the idea of doing what many other cities have done," said Chris Constantin Assistant...

Team Chico holds public safety meeting

Team Chico holds public safety meeting

Michael Fritz

April 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Business owners and community members from the Bidwell Park business district met with the Chico Police Department for a safety meeting Tuesday. The meeting was organized by Team Chico."The Chico police department values partnerships with our community. These community safety meetings are an important...

Chico State legal database is set to change

Chico State legal database is set to change

Jacqueline Morales

April 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Access to the legal information database LexisNexis Academic will end June 1. LexisNexis has been used for legal information through Meriam Library for eight years. It is paid by the chancellor's office and will soon end its contract with the Chico State campus."It hasn't always been a popular resourc...

Man flashes penis to barista

Man flashes penis to barista

Jafet Serrato

April 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Reckless Vehicle Sunday, 4:49 p.m., 701 W. Sacramento Ave. A suspicious person was speeding while passing other vehicles. The suspect would hug people and drive the car in donuts. Call Type: Transient Problem Sunday, 8:29 p.m., 172 E. 12th St. A bystander noticed a homeless wom...

Millenials too broke to break up

Millenials too broke to break up

Susan Whaley

April 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The cost of living is beyond reach for many millennials. People who are falling behind on their monthly budget might end up leeching off their relationships or being stuck with a person for financial reasons. No one wants to admit to using their significant other for financial assistance. It’s...

Inline hockey team is small but mighty

Inline hockey team is small but mighty

Marc Wilson

March 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

While many Chico State students belong to multiple clubs on campus, some are also on an athletic team hoping to continue their careers at a competitive level. Unfortunately, some smaller clubs and teams often fly under the radar and go unnoticed. The Chico State inline hockey team is a perfect example o...

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