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Chico’s couch ordinance is for the best

Alex Horne // May 19, 2016

Walking down the street on the way to class or a friend’s house is usually met by constant porch-to-sidewalk greetings. These days, it feels like this happens less and less. This could be due to...

A couch fire  set in April last year. Photo Credit: Brittany McClintock

Chico Fire Department hopes students ‘Drop and Dash’ old couches

Bridget Comito // May 18, 2016

Chico State's history of setting couches on fire has caused much risk and hazard to the community, according to the Chico Fire Department. Because of this trend, the department has created a program known...

Cory Hackbarth, senior mass communication design major, has a couch on his porch and is not in favor of the ordinance. Photo credit: Jenelle Kapellas

City council bans furniture outside homes

December 18, 2015

At a city council meeting on Dec. 1, the Chico Fire Department recommended an ordinance to council members that will prohibit furniture outside homes and patios. The ordinance passed and will be effective...

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