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LemonShark Poké: The new kid on Main Street

Lemon Shark has almost a dozen sauce options and Adia Munoz is more than happy to offer her favorite recommendations. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

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’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Rodolfo Martinez, owner of RM Farms, holds his blackberries and strawberries at the Chico's Thursday night market. Photo credit: Yaritza Ayon

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

Renovations to the park would not have been possible without the efforts of Scott Bailey.

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

Families come together to enjoy a beautiful day in the park.

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

The Orion News

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. ...

Committee created to address lack of arts funds

Peaces of Chico is a mural by artist Gregg Payne in downtown Chico. Photo credit: Latisha Cheney

Latisha Cheney

January 21, 2018

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...

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