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The cross section of West Sacramento and Mechoopda Street was flooded about knee deep Tuesday Photo credit: Nate Rettinger

Storm ravages Chico State, Whitney Hall left without power, campus buildings flooded

Kendall George // April 3, 2019

Chico State and the surrounding downtown areas were hit with an intense storm Tuesday, leaving buildings including Tehama Hall, Whitney Hall and the Student Health Center flooded with water. Although only...

Evacuation Warning courtesy of @ButteSheriff on Twitter Photo credit: Butte County Sheriffs 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...

Police chase vehicle through northern Chico, fights and thefts abound

Police chase vehicle through northern Chico, fights and thefts abound

Dan Christian // December 5, 2018

University PoliceCall Type: Vandalism Tuesday 11:58 a.m., Parking Structure 1 Reporting party stated their tire had been slashed. When officers arrived they discovered that the reporting party had a flat...

Flooding from nearby waterways causes road closures. Photo courtesy of Ryan Levi

Campus remains open despite severe weather warnings

Kayla Fitzgerald // February 20, 2017

Chico State plans to remain open through recent severe weather warnings.According to a public affairs email, the University is keeping a close watch on the impact and patterns of the ongoing weather."We...

Langon Hall. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Langdon Hall fully functioning

Enrique Raymundo // January 17, 2014

Langdon Engineering Center is fully operational, after flooding damaged equipment and shut power down for the southern half of the campus. Estimates put the cost of repairs at a minimum of $100,000,...

South campus closed Saturday, flood repairs continue

Mozes Zarate // January 10, 2014

The south campus area will be closed and without electrical power on Saturday to accommodate flood repairs in Langdon Hall, according to a campus-wide email. Buildings like Ayres Hall and the...

Langdon Hall. 
Photo courtesy of Chico State.

South campus power restored after flood

Mozes Zarate // January 7, 2014

Faculty and staff in the south campus returned to work today following a basement flood that prompted university maintenance workers to cut off all power in that area Monday afternoon. The flood...

Langdon Hall basement floods

Mozes Zarate // January 6, 2014

A basement flood in Langdon Hall prompted a shutdown of electrical power in most south campus buildings this afternoon, according to a campus-wide email. A sensor in the boiler chiller plant of Langdon...

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