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Chico’s couch ordinance is for the best

Chico’s couch ordinance is for the best

Alex Horne

May 19, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

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 Chico’s couch ordinance. The city has begun issuing citations for breaking the ordinance and so have property management companies. Although I t...

Wanted: Chico college couches

Wanted: Chico college couches

December 8, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The unsigned Orion editorial is a collaborative effort of the entire editorial board.

New ordinance to reduce couch fires

New ordinance to reduce couch fires

December 7, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community

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 alike from having any indoor furniture placed on their porch or in front of their residence. “Th...

Fire prevention in wake of destructive fires

Fire prevention in wake of destructive fires

Austin Herbaugh

September 29, 2015


Filed under News

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 statewide this year, altogether scorching almost 300,000 acres, according to Cal Fire. With no i...

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