The Orion

Water pipeline bursts on 9th and Orange Street

Water pools in front of businesses as Cal Water crews try to reverse flooding. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

February 1, 2016

A waterline bursted on the corner of 9th and Orange street around 3 p.m. Monday. Chico Fire Department conducted traffic control as California Water Service crews tried to reverse the flooding. “We're working with Cal Water in protecting the assets of the community,” said Fire Captain Carlos Munoz. It...

Roads reopen after storm

Chico River Road flooded over the stormy weekend and has started drying up. Photo credit: Yang Dai

January 20, 2016

Roads closed Sunday in Chico due to the recent storms over the weekend, reopened Tuesday. The storm and heavy rains from the previous week closed several roads in the city because of water-logging. Traffic in the district of West Sacramento Avenue, River Road and Meridian Road in southwest Chico...

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