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Dellanira Carrillo has half of her face painted like a sugar skull by Saidi Montoya in Trinity Commons on Friday. Check out this story and more on this week's newscast. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Votes, Vigils and The Day of The Dead on The Orion’s Newscast for Nov. 7

Alex Grant // November 7, 2018

On this week's newscast, the midterm election results are released, a vigil is covered, The Day of the Dead is highlighted and several other stories are discussed.2018 Midterm Election Results (0:06)Chico...

Be sure to vote Tuesday for the three city council candidates that best represent you and your values!

Video: Chico City Council candidates voice their opinions on the reinstatement of the Sit-Lie Ordinance

Alex Grant // November 5, 2018

Seven of the nine candidates sat down to talk about how they feel about the recent passing of the Sit-Lie ordinance. Kasey Reynolds and Jame Aguirre are the only two candidates that weren't included in...

The eight Chico City Council candidates spoke on various issues including but not limited to local businesses, homelessness and public safety, local environmental preservation and the regulation of cannabis in Chico. Be sure to review the candidates' platform points before election day on Tuesday. Photo credit: Chris Godbout

Chico City Council Election Guide: Meet the eight candidates running for three council seats

Josh Cozine // November 2, 2018

The Chico City Council consists of seven council members each elected for four-year terms. Three of these council seats will be up for grabs this Tuesday, during the City of Chico's General Municipal Election....

Chico State democrats hand out free hotdogs and voter registration cards. Photo credit: Daelin Wofford

Dems roast dogs under a giant Trump chicken

Justin Jackson // October 18, 2018

The Chico State Democrats, on Wednesday, were registering people to vote with hot dogs and a giant chicken. The midterm elections are less than three weeks away, and registering to vote is being heavily...

Left to Right: Rich Ober, Alex Brown, Scott Huber, Jon Scott, Andrew Coolidge Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

City council candidates converse on Chico concerns

Ricardo Tovar // October 16, 2018

A city council candidate Forum was hosted by Safe Place, a domestic support group and advocate for victims and survivors of sexual assault, at Congregation Beth Israel Monday evening. Out of nine candidates...

Scott Huber (to the left) listening to citizens about their opinions about marijuana. 
Jessica Mackenzie (to the back left). Photo credit: Justin Jackson

Scott Huber hosts Conversations about Cannabis

Justin Jackson // September 17, 2018

Chico has the munchies for conversations. Chico residents were invited to participate in Conversation about Cannabis, Sunday, to talk about making cannabis legal in the town of Chico. Chico City Council...

Council candidates left students out of the conversation on Wednesday. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Chico City Council candidates address student concerns

Christian Solis // September 7, 2018

Eight city council candidates gathered at a forum, Wednesday, to discuss policy positions and local problems, but failed to mention one key topic.The public forum, hosted by the Chico Chamber of Commerce,...

Andrew Coolidge (right) listens to fellow city council candidate Scott Huber (left) as Huber gives his final statement.

Chico City council candidates speak on local issues at open forum

Dan Christian // September 6, 2018

The Chico Chamber of Commerce offered voters free coffee, Wednesday, and the opportunity to hear candidates speak on important issues facing voters in the upcoming election at the Chico Area Recreation...

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