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Basic Drinking In America

Basic Drinking In America

Nicte Hernandez and Briana Mcdaniel

September 21, 2016

She walks into Riley's, screaming, "Buy me a shot!" Figuratively though, since she is about the hundredth girl to walk in on her 21st birthday with that infamous pink sash. In my opinion, this is the most overrated way to celebrate ones day of freedom. Instead of creatively planning for this day tha...

Riley’s Bar and Grill celebrates 30 years in Chico with hype

Reiley's celebrated its 30th anniversary April 30 with live music and beer for everyone over 21. Photo credit: George Johnston

Michelle Zhu

May 1, 2016

Locals, students and alumni made their way to the heart of downtown Chico on April 30 to celebrate 30 years of service at Riley's Bar and Grill. Since April 25, 1986, Riley's has expanded its loyal patrons, who are considered friends. That same year, a patron made a sign that hangs over the front...

Bouncer stabbed outside Riley’s

Police responded to a stabbing incident outside Riley's bar Sunday night. Photo credit: Anna Sobreviñas

Anna Sobreviñas

September 14, 2014

A Riley's bouncer was admitted to Enloe Medical Center Sunday night after he was stabbed outside the bar on the intersection of Fifth and Ivy streets. A confrontation between a suspect and the bouncer resulted in a stabbing around 9 p.m. "Apparently a friend got pushed out of the bar and then anoth...

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