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A flame-shredded American flag hangs on a mostly burnt piece of wood on Wildwood Lane in Paradise. Photo Credit: Alex Grant

The Orion’s Camp Fire Newscast

Christian Solis // November 28, 2018

Nearly three weeks ago the Camp Fire flames ignited Paradise and several neighboring Butte County communities. The fire burned through 153,336 acres of Butte County. The thick, toxic smoke spread to cities...

The preliminary budget has been released for all CSU campuses. Photo credit: Daniel Wright

Chico State receives 2017-18 preliminary budget

Daniel Wright // May 2, 2017

The CSU system has released a preliminary 2017-18 budget allocation for all of the CSU campuses.The budget is based on Gov. Jerry Brown's initial 2017-18 budget. It is still subject to change in Brown's...

The California minimum wage will have increased nearly $12 from 1979 to 2022. Photo credit: Michelle Zhu

Chico community reacts to minimum wage increase

Michelle Zhu // April 15, 2016

  Although the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, California may get ahead after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to increase minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, creating the nation's highest...

A local vegetable vendor sells their goods on the first Thursday Night Market of the season. Photo credit: Courtney Weaver

Drought affects Thursday Night Market

Courtney Weaver // April 4, 2015

Chico’s downtown Thursday Night Market made its first appearance of the season this week. The vendors that participate in the markets are from the Chico and Northern California region and sell...

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