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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...

Wanted: Chico college couches

Wanted: Chico college couches

December 8, 2015
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Map of furniture-related fires in Chico. Photo courtesy of Chico Fire Department.

New ordinance to reduce couch fires

December 7, 2015

Chico City Council passed a new city ordinance proposed by the Chico Fire Department that could reduce the amount of couch and furniture-related fires. The ordinance bans residents and Chico State students...

The view of Butte Creek Canyon as seen from Lookout Point on Skyway is muddied with smoke from local fires on Monday, Sept. 14. Photo credit: Alicia Brogden

Fire prevention in wake of destructive fires

Austin Herbaugh // September 29, 2015

The Valley fire north of Napa is now one of the top three most destructive wildfires in California history, burning more than 1,200 homes near Middletown. There have been more than 5,300 wildfires...

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