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Pazlee Nan Melear painting a sindi 
at Chico Childrens Museum,
Art in the Park installment.

What to do with your kids when it’s over 100 degrees or raining

C. Nicholas Kepler, Reporter // October 5, 2023

The day was sweltering. Sweat poured down our faces and soaked our shirts. We wanted to play at the park but heat from the sun enveloped us in discomfort.  My air conditioner was overloaded and my son...

A Camp Fire Toy Drive is located on Main Street in downtown Chico. Kozette McGowan organized the event with the children affected by the Camp Fire in mind so that they can have something of comfort. The toy drive will be going on until Dec 17. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Photo of the day

Olyvia Simpson // December 10, 2018

A Camp Fire Toy Drive is located on Main Street in downtown Chico. Kozette McGowan organized the event with the children affected by the Camp Fire in mind so that they can have something of comfort. The...

Roughhousing toughens up soft kids

Roughhousing toughens up soft kids

Evan Roberts and Dongyoung Won // October 11, 2016

Between everyone being a winner, physical contact games being banned at schools and a lot of child's play being all but banned, it seems like a lot of kids are being taught how to be softies. The emotional...

Photo credit: Bobbie Rae Jones

Not having children is my choice, not yours

Joann Chevaillier and Bobbie Rae Jones // April 18, 2016
Easter was fun until I got asked a question regarding having kids.
Photo credit: Helen Suh

Money talks, just not in front of the kids

Brittany Mcclintock // March 1, 2016
Talking about money in front of children can have a huge psychological effect on them.
The Torres Shelter has many bunks designated for women. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall.

Local homeless shelter may close its doors

February 7, 2016

The Torres Shelter has been providing housing and support for homeless men, women, and children since 2003. Amid their current financial crisis, the Orion went inside and toured the shelter to take a look...

Illustration by Katherine Kurz Photo credit: Katherine Kurz

Babysitting is the best form of birth control

Elizabeth Ernster // September 6, 2015
Teenagers should experience the true terrors of children firsthand.
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