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Matt Gallaway speaking in front of the Chico City Planning Commission.

Torres Homeless Shelter expansion approved during City Planning Commission meeting

Ava Norgrove, Reporter // September 5, 2021

The Chico City Planning Commission met on Thursday evening to discuss the proposed expansion of the Torres Community Center from 125 beds to 195.  In a unanimous vote, the commission approved...

The new shelter which is projected to open in June will be on the corner of 4th and Orange streets, right across from the train station. Photo credit: Kendall George

Homeless shelter to open near campus, Chico State administration in opposition

Kendall George // April 13, 2019

President Gayle Hutchinson sent out a campus-wide email Friday explaining the university’s opposition to a new low-barrier homeless shelter on the corner of 4th and Orange streets. In this email, she...

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