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Students feel targeted by drinking ordinance

Students feel targeted by drinking ordinance

Madison Holmes

March 12, 2014


Filed under News

The social host ordinance unanimously passed at the Chico City Council meeting on March 4. The new law is receiving mixed responses from students. The social host ordinance will punish those hosting private parties where alcohol is consumed by people younger than 21 years old. The law was developed to address alcohol abuse in the Chico communi...

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Chico adopts social host ordinance

Bill Hall

March 5, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico has added another weapon to its arsenal in the battle to combat underage drinking with the adoption of a social host ordinance. Already active throughout many communities in the country, social host laws allow the city to impose fines on individuals who are responsible for hosting large house parties on private property at whic...

Underage drinking ordinance in talks

Madison Holmes

February 24, 2014


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A proposed social host ordinance, which would punish those hosting private parties where alcohol is consumed by people under 21, will return to the City Council for review March 4.The ordinance was discussed during Monday night's monthly International Town and Gown Association meeting.The ordinance would not sp...

Proposed law would take aim at underage drinking

Proposed law would take aim at underage drinking

Jessie Haynes

January 21, 2014


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The City Council voted on Jan. 7 to send an ordinance that would reduce underage drinking and nuisance party behavior back to the Internal Affairs Committee for further revisions. The social host ordinance would hold property owners, specifically those who lease or rent out their property, responsible for their ten...

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