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Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Yaritza Ayon

September 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

If you’re new to Chico or just want to know the town in a nutshell, the Thursday night market is the place to go. Located on Broadway St. between 2nd and 5th St., the market gives off a real feel of Chico and its residents. Although most farmers markets are known for vendors with solely, locally...

Ribbon cutting opens doors to improved skate park in Chico

Ribbon cutting opens doors to improved skate park in Chico

Tisha Cheney

April 2, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Community members joined together to celebrate the grand opening of the renovated skate park Monday morning.After two years of relentless efforts by local community members, the new park has been expanded, fenced up, cleaned and painted making a more inviting environment for skaters of all ages."The...

CARD hosts annual spring celebration with kites

CARD hosts annual spring celebration with kites

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Kites were soaring high today at Chico's annual Kite Day Sunday. Families and friends gathered around 1 p.m. to celebrate the coming of spring with music, food, and of course kites at 20th Street Community Park. The vision of this day was originated in 1985 by Bob Malowney, owner of Bird in Hand...

Breaking News- Week’s End Update Feb 12-16

Breaking News- Week’s End Update Feb 12-16

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Breaking news updates for Chico State and the town of Chico, California from Feb 12-Feb 16, 2018. Natalie Hanson, Josh Cozine, and Tisha Cheney can be reached at [email protected], @NatalieH_Orion, @joshcozine or @orionnews_TC on Twitter. ...

Committee created to address lack of arts funds

Committee created to address lack of arts funds

Latisha Cheney

January 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The Chico City Council voted 7-0 to form a committee focused on the lack of funding for the arts in Chico Tuesday. Funding for the arts has experienced a devastating decline and has nearly dissolved in Butte County, according to Debbie Presson, city clerk of the Arts Commission. “Funding wen...

Butte County opens an assistance center for wildfire victims

Butte County opens an assistance center for wildfire victims

Christian Solis

October 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Butte County announced that it will open a local assistance center for victims of recent fires to learn how to rebuild.La Porte Fire destroyed 37 homes, four commercial buildings and 45 outbuildings while the Cherokee fire destroyed four homes and five outbuildings, according to a public announcement....

‘Dynamic, eclectic’ shirtless solidarity

‘Dynamic, eclectic’ shirtless solidarity

Matthew Manfredi

March 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Whether it’s a basement, bar or traditional venue, if they don’t show their team colors it is likely they will get harassed by the audience to do so. You can tell a lot about a band from their name. Team Skins is no exception. “Yeah, we play shirtless every show," said Mathew Houghton, guit...

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