The Orion

Falling tree crushes car; woman trapped inside

Falling tree crushes car; woman trapped inside

Natalie Hanson

August 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

A falling tree trapped a woman in her car waiting by Chapman School Thursday afternoon.Staff and police responded to 16th St. and Cleveland Avenue at around 2:10 p.m. The rotting tree crushed the waiting vehicle, trapping the driver inside, and downed several power lines."The lady was sitting in her car, wait...

Fallen tree ruptures pipeline

Fallen tree ruptures pipeline

Michael Catelli

March 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

High winds brought down a large tree around 12 p.m Monday. The tree blocked the roadway on East First Avenue near Oleander Avenue and caused a rupture in the water pipeline resulting in minor flooding. “Safety first and then we will restore service,” said assistant district manager for C...

Building bridges: Construction on Gus Manolis Bridge begins

Building bridges: Construction on Gus Manolis Bridge begins

Jenice Tupolo

August 18, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Construction for the new Gus Manolis Bridge near Selvester’s Cafe-by-the-Creek began this morning and will continue through October 1. Last September, a tree along the Big Chico Creek fell and destroyed the bridge, as previously reported by the Orion. “Our pressure is to get this bridge in by October 1,” said Proj...

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