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Chico State's independent student newspaper

The Orion

Photo taken of detained suspect by Michael Steinberg May 11 at 7:39 p.m .

Violence erupts at Thursday Night Market 

Abbigail Kovac // May 11, 2023

An incident of violence occurred in Downtown Chico during the Thursday Market around 7:15 p.m.  A volunteer police officer said that a fight broke out downtown.  Multiple police cruisers,...

Lonewolf was one of several performers scattered throughout the Thursday Night Market on May 6.

The return of the Thursday Night Market

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // May 12, 2021

Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market is back for the first time since the pandemic began. Every Thursday from 6-9 p.m., the market will occupy Broadway Street, between 2nd and 4th Street where people...

Rodolfo Martinez, owner of RM Farms, holds his blackberries and strawberries at the Chicos Thursday night market. Photo credit: Yaritza Ayon

Chico’s Thursday Night Market offers a variety of choices

Yaritza Ayon // September 11, 2018

If you’re new to Chico or just want to know the town in a nutshell, the Thursday night market is the place to go. Located on Broadway St. between 2nd and 5th St., the market gives off a real feel...

Saturn Orion touches up the painting he is the proudest of. Photo credit: Cortneanne Campbell

Local artists display work at Thursday night market

Anisha Brady // September 14, 2016

The popular Thursday night market always unites the community of Chico. With its fresh and local produce and exotic food trucks, people are mesmerized by the plethora of food and overlook the talented,...

Inspiration through imagination

Dana Muensterman // September 23, 2015
Local artist Victor McLaglen Porter creates works of art by channelling his inner child.
Mayhem Gourmet Grilled Cheese, which regularly serves food at the Thursday Night Market, is home to many different types of sandwiches, including the Chipotle Barbecue Grilled Cheese. Photo credit: George Johnston

Grilled cheese food truck cuts tasty path through Chico

Blaine Ball // May 4, 2015
The owner of Mayhem Gourmet Grilled Cheese describes his passion for food, family and the community.
Thursday Night Market back in action

Thursday Night Market back in action

Blaine Ball // April 14, 2015
Downtown Chico's Thursday tradition started up in April and will run through September.
A local vegetable vendor sells their goods on the first Thursday Night Market of the season. Photo credit: Courtney Weaver

Drought affects Thursday Night Market

Courtney Weaver // April 4, 2015
Chico's Thursday Night Market returns for the summer but vendors are feeling the strain of the California drought and new water regulations.

Thursday Night Market returns to downtown Chico

April 4, 2014
People love the fruits, vegetables and environment. Chico State students talk about what they appreciate most about the Thursday Night Market.
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