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The Pirate ship was one of the tallest floats in the parade Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Chico’s 30th Annual Parade of Lights

Julian Mendoza // October 9, 2019
The Parade of Lights has been around for 30 years, replacing the previous Pioneer Parade from the late 80's. The spirit of that old parade still lives on for the light parade. So does a pirate ship.
The Orion Newscast: New Paint & Joker Review

The Orion Newscast: New Paint & Joker Review

Christian Solis // October 9, 2019

https://youtu.be/9vGTj-M72Vw This week on The Orion Newscast, Butte Environmental Council commissions a new mural and our very own Angel Ortega reviews the controversial movie, Joker. Christian Solis can...

A Chico Unified School District bus proves at the Chico Parade of Lights that creativity does not stop with light decorations as any vehicle or object can be used as well. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

The Orion’s weekly newscast Oct. 17

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Alejandra Fraga // October 18, 2018

On this week's newscast, six stories are recapped by anchors Christian Solis and Alejandra Fraga. The story headlines listed below are organized by the time they appear in the newscast. 1) City council...

A Chico Unified School District bus proves that creativity does not stop with the light decor, but any vehicle can be used as well. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Chico Parade of Lights illuminates the town

Justin Jackson // October 14, 2018

Downtown Chico, was lit up with rockets, bands and even baby sharks. Chico held its 29th Annual Parade of Lights, Saturday, where high school bands, local businesses and families came out to show their...

This years Parade of Lights was themed on books. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Chico community sparkles in electric light parade

Natalie Hanson // October 8, 2017

The 28th annual Parade of Lights spotlighted Chico's past and present heritage on Saturday night.   This year's theme was Magical Adventures in Books. Floats for over 50 businesses and organizations...

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