The Orion

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Cesar Chavez weekend sees ramped up crime rate

Gordy Papalias // April 2, 2019

Caesar Chavez weekend is supposed to be a time to celebrate the life of Chavez and what he has done for Latino American Civil Rights, but many people choose to celebrate the weekend with extended partying...

Timeline of back to back violent crimes reported in Chico, CA, Feb 16-19. Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Back to back violent crimes in Chico this week

Alejandra Fraga // February 22, 2018

Multiple violent crimes were reported in Chico in the span of four days. Alejandra Fraga can be reached at [email protected] or @alifragster on Twitter.      

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Constant “Crack!” of explosives has students on edge

Miles Inserra // February 9, 2015

I'm lying on the carpet of my bedroom, face down, hands covering my head, knees glued to the ground. I was so quiet in the aftermath that my first real breath in minutes startled me. It was only...

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