The Orion

Cold Stone and other businesses close, Woodstock’s Pizza to relocate

The Coldstone location in Chico is now closed and a new company will arrive in September. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Julian Mendoza

September 19, 2019

Over the past few months, downtown Chico has seen multiple businesses close their doors permanently.The old Cold Stone creamery now stands as another abandoned business in downtown Chico. Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab, a chain with locations in San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande, will replace t...

Pocket Points has Chico roots

Pocket points has become a staple of student life at Chico State Photo credit: George Johnston

Amelia Storm

April 28, 2016

While Pocket Point's popularity has skyrocketed in recent semesters, it may be a little known fact that the app was created by two former Wildcats. The app was created by Chico State students Rob Richardson and Mitch Gardner during the spring semester of 2014, and the idea was an instant success. The a...

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