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Community brunch held as Chico Pride week concludes

Community brunch held as Chico Pride week concludes

Angel Ortega

August 27, 2019

Chico Pride Week ended with a brunch held at One Mile Recreation Area, hosted by The Stonewall Alliance of Chico on Sunday. Chico Pride began on August 22 and lasted four days this year. Event organizer Celeste Cramer said that this year, they expected 4,000 people to attend the brunch. The food was donated and catere...

Gold Nugget Days proves strength of community

Gold Nugget Days proves strength of community

Rayanne Painter

May 4, 2019

Paradise Gold Nugget Days and craft fair persisted into its 41st year on Saturday, despite the Camp Fire and displacement of residents.In the years before the fire, Gold Nugget Days brought thousands into the small town of Paradise, California for what was an all-day celebration down the middle of Skyway...

Calendar of daily events for week of Feb. 20

Calendar of daily events for week of Feb. 20

Audree Hernandez

February 19, 2019

Wed EventsEvening of WonderEnjoy a night full of magic and mind-reading by performers Dean Waters and Stephen Collet.When: 7 p.m.-9 p.m.Where: Unwined Kitchen & BarPrice: $15Business Career FairFind your next internship or job at the career fair. Take your chance and make connections with the com...

‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

Rayanne Painter

February 18, 2019

There are few shows presented at Chico State that begin with cast members encouraging the audience to shout synonyms of “vagina” at the start of each performance.The Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition and local acting talent hosted their annual performance of Eve Ensler’s “Th...

Calendar for week of Feb. 13

Audree Hernandez

February 17, 2019

Wed EventsMonthly Blood DriveJoin Staff Council and BloodSource in the BMU Auditorium and donate blood for a good cause! Though requirements do apply; bring photo id, weigh at least 110 pounds, have a full meal before donating and be in good health.When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Where: BMU AuditoriumPrice: FreeFilm - The ...

California Homeless Union protest at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

California Homeless Union protest at Silver Dollar Fairgrounds

Julian Mendoza

January 30, 2019

On Monday, the California Homeless Union, along with locals in support, protested in front of the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico in response to the shelter closing on Jan. 31. "We actually had an agreement with some of the Red Cross officials so we could have access and they we reneged on that...

Phase II of Camp Fire debris removal to begin Tuesday

Phase II of Camp Fire debris removal to begin Tuesday

Olyvia Simpson

January 29, 2019

Dozens gathered at Elk's Lodge Monday night to hear the status of debris clean-up in Paradise and surrounding areas. With the Camp Fire breaking out almost three months ago on November 8, many were concerned with how much longer the road to recovery would be. “The goal we’re shooting for is 12...

Getting through the final weeks of this semester: our strange, new normal

Getting through the final weeks of this semester: our strange, new normal

Rayanne Painter

December 10, 2018

Welcome to “dead week,” you’ve finally made it. This semester has felt like it’s gone on for far longer than usual.Unless this is your first semester of college, you’ve probably been through a few of these final weeks of the semester. It’s a struggle for most peop...

Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

Josh Cozine

November 2, 2018

The Chico City Council consists of seven council members each elected for four-year terms. Three of these council seats will be up for grabs this Tuesday, during the City of Chico's General Municipal Election. Voters will get the opportunity to choose between these eight candidates. *The candidate...

Chico High Future Farmers Of America pumpkin patch returns after five years

Chico High Future Farmers Of America pumpkin patch returns after five years

Olyvia Simpson

October 15, 2018

For the entirety of their summer vacation, anywhere from one to eight students came out to the field for a few hours every Monday through Friday, to individually pull out weeds growing between pumpkins and tend to the crop.“We were out here almost every day just to get rid of the weeds, they were...

Council Candidates speak on police role in the community

Council Candidates speak on police role in the community

Christian Solis

September 26, 2018

Only half of the candidates running for Chico City Council appeared at a forum, Monday. Concerned Citizens 4 Justice organized the forum to discuss the role of policing in the community. https://www.youtube.com/embed/quN8VID4jhg Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @joshcozine and @c_a...

Artist of the Week: Chase Avalos works to refine sound, reach wider audience

Artist of the Week: Chase Avalos works to refine sound, reach wider audience

Grant Schmieding

September 18, 2018

The venue screams close quarters. Purple, teal and pink lights shine across artistic renditions of famous musicians as Chase Avalos makes his way to the stage. Microphone feedback breaks the still air as he plugs in his guitar, breathes in the intimate crowd's energy and begins a song. At the first...

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