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Mind-reading and magic shock Chico bar scene

Mind-reading and magic shock Chico bar scene

Rayanne Painter

February 22, 2019

There’s no exaggeration in saying that minds were read on Wednesday night during “An Evening of Wonder” with magician Dean Waters and mentalist Stephen Chollet at Unwined Bar and Grill. Both acts, while vastly different in mystical style, never failed to shock and entertain the audience.Lifelo...

Animation Chico captivates with contest

Animation Chico captivates with contest

Grant Schmieding

December 10, 2018

The lights darkened and the door shut. Spectators gazed forward at the bright screen in the small theater. Broken only by pangs of laughter and applause, the room felt still as each short film gave the audience a glimpse inside the mind of its creator. Animation Chico hosted its fourth annual Animation...

The Maltese gets wild for ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

The Maltese gets wild for ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Grant Schmieding

November 2, 2018

The cash register clanged as people crowded the bar, bought drinks and cheered for the start of the show. The small bar was so packed that it looked like a fire hazard. With only a few booths and two rows of plastic chairs, most people were standing. The large mob, featuring many people dressed in racy l...

Sunday Iris duo uses relationship to foster creativity

Sunday Iris duo uses relationship to foster creativity

Grant Schmieding

October 12, 2018

Plucking a guitar grounds him in the present moment, washing him with a feeling of calm, serene creativity. Singing brings her to a happy place - giving her a sense of purpose and passion. Lisa Langley and Dave Elke, who make up the local two-part band “Sunday Iris,” use these profound feelings...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Daelin Wofford

October 11, 2018

Bryce Goldstein goes door-to-door balloting for local city council candidate Alex Brown.

Bethany Abt presents artwork demo at Chico Paper Company

Bethany Abt presents artwork demo at Chico Paper Company

Alex Coba

October 1, 2018

The smell of acrylic paint was in the air as Chico Paper Company held its very first live painting demo, featuring one of their own artists, Bethany Abt, Saturday.The event was free to the public. Participants could come into the gallery section of the business and watch Abt paint in her unique style, as...

LemonShark Poké: The new kid on Main Street

LemonShark Poké: The new kid on Main Street

Ulises Duenas

September 28, 2018

Anyone approaching LemonShark Poké might have the initial thought, "this place looks pretty cool, must be new." As viewers get closer they'll see a logo with a shark's head popping up, similar to the infamous "Jaws" poster. One might think, "can I get some shark from here?" LemonShark Poké have a lot...

Chico nursing student shows his love for music

Chico nursing student shows his love for music

Grant Schmieding

September 26, 2018

He takes the stage, guitar slung over his shoulder. The strap tugs on his shirt collar. “I’m gonna take my glasses off so I don’t have to look at y’all," he says. "Nothing against everyone—I just, you know, it makes me feel a little bit more at ease.” After a pause, Paraic King, a local...

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

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

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

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

  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. ...

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