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Photos: Camp Fire devastates Paradise, forces evacuations

Photos: Camp Fire devastates Paradise, forces evacuations

Christian Solis and Natalie Hanson

November 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries

  Christian Solis and Natalie Hanson can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 or @NatalieH_Orion on Twitter....

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Austin Schreiber

April 8, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

Accessible aqueducts, amazing views, large boulders, red newts and a true sense of nature are five things you can find at the Flumes.The Flumes are a series of small water bridges that run alongside the Feather River. The unique metal and wood catwalks over the river allow people to walk across.To get to the Flumes, you are going to need to drive to Paradise, wh...

Paradise man escapes mobile home fire

Paradise man escapes mobile home fire

Tisha Cheney

February 28, 2018


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

A fire began inside a mobile home while a resident was sleeping Tuesday night.According to Rick Carhart of Cal Fire, the homeowner was woken by a loud explosion that immediately burst his home into flames. The fire began around 7:30 p.m. on Kemen Lane in Paradise.The man then quickly grabbed his two ...

Immediate evacuations due to Honey Fire continue in Paradise town

Immediate evacuations due to Honey Fire continue in Paradise town

Jacqueline Morales

October 10, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Honey fire continues to be monitored in the nearby Town of Paradise which began in Butte Creek Canyon Monday.The Director of Emergency Services and Town Manager, Lauren Gill, said in a media release that the fire is currently at 90 acres and is 30 percent contained. Progress has been stopped and crews are ...

Former officer receives ‘guilty’ verdict

Amber Martin

October 31, 2016


Filed under Community, News

A jury of seven men and five women have found former Paradise Police Officer Patrick Feaster guilty of involuntary manslaughter.Feaster shot and killed 26-year-old Andrew Thomas last November.“We were relieved when the jury decided that he was guilty," Elisabeth Woodward, the sister of the vict...

Cal Fire lifts Saddle Fire evacuations

Lexi Hoedt

September 8, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

All evacuations have been lifted for the Saddle fire, according to the Cal Fire website. The fire started on September 5, around 4:48 p.m. and is currently 60 percent contained. It has burned over 850 acres. A total of five fires started off of Pentz Road southeast of Paradise. Residents in this area...

Paradise seeks Chico’s approval for updated sewer system

Paradise seeks Chico’s approval for updated sewer system

Lauren Anderson

September 25, 2015


Filed under Community, News

27 out of 122 sewer systems in Paradise have already failed, and the remaining systems are expected to break down within the next 20 years.   Jody Jones, vice mayor of Paradise, has proposed an estimated $26 million project to the Chico city council to solve the problem. Paradise is the only c...

Aberrance members on crashing their van, new music and tour smells

Aberrance members on crashing their van, new music and tour smells

Tom Sundgren

September 12, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

So tell us overall how was the band's summer? How many shows did you guys play in total roughly? Jake Hollingsworth: It was ridiculous. We had a tour plan that fell through last minute and managed to put together another one the morning that we left to play in Fresno. We ended up playing 10 shows across the west coast over two weeks in ...

Student pans for gold on the Feather River

Student pans for gold on the Feather River

Lauren Anderson

September 5, 2015


Filed under Community, News

With the price of gold continuing to climb and currently selling for $1,125.70 per ounce, it's no surprise a student like Chase Calvin struck gold locally, especially when he has access to an ideal spot in his own backyard— Feather River in Oroville.During the Gold Rush, Northern California was one of the bigges...

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