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  • Customers enjoying all-you-can eat rolls as servers work in Sake restaurant. Taken by Jessica Miller on April 18.

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    All-you-can-eat sushi: Sake restaurant is now open

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    Chico State warns of potential tuberculosis case on campus

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    101-year-old Holocaust survivor visits Chico

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    The Rawbar reinvented: classy and oceanic

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    Chico State’s annual Time Capsule Ceremony to take place on April 23

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A stabbing occurred in Downtown Chico in the above shown area. Taken by Nathan Chiochios on Jan. 31.

Suspect arrested following stabbing in Downtown Chico

Ariana Powell and Grace Stark // January 31, 2024

A suspect, under the age 18, has been arrested following a stabbing in Downtown Chico on Wednesday, the Chico and University Police Departments said. The stabbing occurred in the area of West First...

Chico police are looking for a third suspect, Alejandro Manuel Douglas, connected to the May 6 Columbus Avenue mass shooting, pictured here. Courtesy: Chico Police Department

Chico police identify 3 suspects possibly linked to Columbus Avenue mass shooting

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // May 30, 2023

Weeks after the Columbus Avenue mass shooting on May 6, that injured five and killed 17-year-old Justina Stubbe, Chico police said they may have found evidence linking three suspects to the mass shooting. A...

Woman and three children sitting on a tan arm chair. Bookshelf full of colorful books in background.

South Central tells no lies

Troy Johnson, Reporter // April 13, 2023

I didn’t know what was worse: hearing them gunshots in the middle of the night, or hearing the police down the street and helicopters hovering over us.  Let me start off telling you where I...

Three people surround a man on ground. Only the mans legs are visible.

Man detained in BMU

Mario Ortiz Jr, Reporter // March 28, 2023

University Police detained a man in Bell Memorial Union at 11 a.m. on March 28. Chico State public relations manager, Andrew Staples, said UPD arrived at the BMU after calls about a "disruption," and...

Multiple Chico Police Department officers investigate a shooting incident in front of Taj Fine Indian Cuisine on the 900 block of Nord Avenue. Photo taken Oct. 27 by Hiroto Nakajima.

Shooting on Nord Avenue leaves one injured

Hiroto Nakajima, Reporter // October 31, 2022

A man sustained minor injuries after being shot by an air rifle around 7:20 p.m. on Oct. 27 in a parking space on the 900 block of Nord Avenue in Chico. The CPD Public Safety Dispatch Center received...

Photograph taken by Shae Pastrana. Depicts the exterior of the City of Chico Police Department on Friday 12th, 2021.

Police training won’t solve America’s mental health crisis

Shae Pastrana, Opinion Columnist // February 17, 2021

In 2017, a Chico man, Desmond Phillips, died at the hands of police responding to a mental health crisis. Concerned about his son’s symptoms, Phillips’ father called for paramedics. The situation...

Paradise Vice Mayor accused of sending inappropriate texts and photos to undercover officer

Paradise Vice Mayor accused of sending inappropriate texts and photos to undercover officer

Angelina Mendez, Staff Writer // April 15, 2020

Vice Mayor Michael Zuccolillo of Paradise, 41, turned himself into the Butte County Jail on April 14 due to allegations made by a sheriff's deputy claiming he sent nude photos of himself to a person he...

UPD Launches Anonymous Tip Tool

Angelina Mendez, Staff Writer // February 29, 2020

The University Police  Department launched an anonymous tip reporting tool for students and the community to use to report anonymous crime to the dispatch center on Feb. 12. The tip reporting...

Midnight car chase down East Avenue

Midnight car chase down East Avenue

Angelina Mendez // February 25, 2020

The Chico Police Department received a call to assist a Chico Highway Patrol officer that had conducted a traffic enforcement stop on the Highway 99 off ramp near East Avenue in Chico on Feb. 23rd, at...

32-year-old Gilberto Corona Mugshot provided by CPD.

Man arrested in shooting incident near child’s party

Angelina Mendez // December 2, 2019

On Friday evening, at approximately 5:18 p.m., the Chico Police Department had reports coming in regarding a shooting that occurred at a birthday party of a 6-year-old juvenile on the 600 block of West...

Police Blotter: Man reports eco-minded neighbor complaints about diesel-fueled vehicle

Police Blotter: Man reports eco-minded neighbor complaints about diesel-fueled vehicle

Jessie Imhoff // November 15, 2019

Chico PD Call Type: Refusing to Leave Tuesday, Nov. 5 6:18 a.m. 1300 East Ave. Male refusing to leave and cursing at customers. Call Type: Assault Tuesday, Nov. 5 1:21 p.m. 1200 Park...

A few students share their previous negative experinces with the cops and how that affected their preception of them. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Meet the Heat confronts black relationships with campus police

Julian Mendoza // November 15, 2019

Growing up, many people in the group Meet the Heat were afraid and skeptical of law enforcement. Despite their past experiences, they are working with University Police to start a relationship.Ka Lynda...

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