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Chico City Council reinstates sit-lie ordinance, opposers turn their backs after decision

Chico City Council reinstates sit-lie ordinance, opposers turn their backs after decision

Josh Cozine

October 17, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

In a symbolic gesture, about half of Chico citizens attending the council meeting, Tuesday evening, turned their backs to the council as the vote to reinstate the contentious sit lie ordinance passed as the group predicted. One citizen was arrested while attempting to read out loud the 8th amendment—the...

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Josh Cozine

September 5, 2018


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

Seats in the city hall council chambers were filled to standing room only at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Mayor Sean Morgan even addressed the crowd to inform anyone still looking for a seat, that there was a conference room next door with more seats and monitors live-streaming the meeting. The...

Candidates running for Chico City Council

Candidates running for Chico City Council

Lucas Moran

October 24, 2016


Filed under 2016 Election, Community, News

Four members of the Chico City Council are up for re-election this year. Incumbent councilmembers Ann Schwab, Tami Ritter, Randall Stone and Sean Morgan must defend their council seats against seven challengers. Each voter will choose their top four candidates and the four candidates with the highest...

City Council forum at Great Debate

City Council forum at Great Debate

Molly Sullivan

October 15, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The Great Debate, an annual event for communication students, will have a forum for Chico City Council candidates on Oct. 21 at noon at the City Council Chamber. "Being in Chico for a majority of the year each year, students are impacted by the City Council decisions in their day-to-day lives, but often ...

Democratic campaign headquarters opens in Chico

Democratic campaign headquarters opens in Chico

Kayla Fitzgerald

September 2, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Democrats of Butte County celebrated the opening of their new headquarters in Chico on Aug. 27.The new, official Democratic campaign office is located on Rio Lindo Avenue off Esplanade. Volunteers plan to make calls, organize campaign efforts and more from this headquarters.At the ribbon cutting ceremony, ...

Chico city council member proposes ghost riding ban

Chico city council member proposes ghost riding ban

Suzy Leamon

September 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

Council member Randall Stone has proposed a plan to ban ghost riding in Chico.Ghost riding is when someone is riding a bicycle while also steering another next to them.The city ban would make it easier for police to stop someone who is ghost riding and have them verify ownership of the bicycle.In Ca...

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