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Chico Parade of Lights illuminates the town

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

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 talents and see who could shine the brightest.In the pre-parade, parents lined the edges of the stree...

101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

President Gayle Hutchinson represented Chico State Saturday at the Pioneer Day Parade. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

May 6, 2018

Hundreds lined the streets of downtown Chico Saturday for a tradition, this year themed with education - the Pioneer Day Parade.A Disney princess, dressed as Aurora in full flowing-pink gown, kneeled and embraced a child, with other Disney princesses, Captain America and other superheroes surrounding her. Kell...

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