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Evacuation Warning courtesy of @ButteSheriff on Twitter Photo credit: Butte County Sheriff's Office

Evacuation warnings and flooding caused by steady rainfall

Gordy Papalias // February 14, 2019

Update: 2:12 p.m. According to Meghan McMahon, the Police Information Officer at the Butte County Sheriff's office, "About six houses" have been evacuated due to flooding in the Butte County area. While...

The Academic Senate discussing the main topics of immediate solution during Emergency  protocol. Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

President Hutchinson reacts to Oroville Spillway crisis

Jacqueline Morales // February 17, 2017

President Gayle Hutchinson expressed her thoughts and reactions about the Oroville Spillway during the Academic Senate meeting Feb. 16. "Sunday I was at home working on my dining room table in the afternoon...

Emergency crews making progress on Spillway

Daniel Wright // February 15, 2017

Embed from Getty ImagesButte County Sheriff Kory Honea, reiterated that the situation at the Oroville Dam continues to be an emergency in Wednesday's press conference.Honea, along with the Director of...

University Police Department on 2nd and Chestnut streets.

Emergency alert emphasizes university disorganization

Kayla Fitzgerald // September 18, 2016

On Sept. 6, Chico State students received an emergency alert of a male possibly approaching campus with a gun. The Chico Police Department had received a call on the non-emergency line, that morning,...

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