The Orion

Meet the street musicians of Chico’s Thursday night farmers market

Emily Neria

September 17, 2019

The section of Broadway Street between 2nd street and 5th street sees all kinds of people gather for the Thursday Night Market. It welcomes families, students, Chico locals, and out-of-towners.From this pool of market goers, the Thursday Night Market's street musicians seem to garner much of the atten...

Fair brought opportunities to support the disabled community

Rowell Family Empowerment (RFE) tabled at the event. They offered pamphlets, merchandise, support, training, and lots of information for locals. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Melissa Joseph

September 16, 2019

The Abilities and Possibilities Fair, organized by The Arc, came to the Thursday Night Market in the downtown plaza. The fair was an opportunity for disabled individuals to share their perspectives and educate the community on how they are more than just a disability.The Arc is dedicated to not only edu...

Protesters fill Chico City Plaza denouncing Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Protesters fill Chico City Plaza denouncing Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Brian Luong

September 29, 2018

This article mentions the topic of sexual assualt. Chico State victims and survivors of sexual abuse or assault can visit the campus health center Monday through Friday, or call or visit the Rape Crisis Center of Butte County Online, or call 530-891-1331 or 530-342-RAPE for 24-hour availability. Prot...

Local television channel celebrates three years to serving the public

The television show invited local bands to play at their 3 year birthday celebration. Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

Jacqueline Morales

September 15, 2017

BCAC Channel 11, hosted an event Thursday evening at the Chico Downtown Plaza in celebration of 3 years of public access.BCAC expresses through their online website, to be about community, nonprofits, artists, recreation, government and what makes every human being special; culture.The event included...

Downtown market starts fresh new season

Thursday Night Market returns April 6. Image courtesy of Stephanie Yunker.

Ariel Hernandez

March 30, 2014

The Thursday Night Market is aiming to clean up more than just your diet this summer. The market starts from 6-9 p.m. April 3 and runs rain or shine until Sept. 25. The market houses more than 100 vendors that line the streets with great food, live entertainment, farm-fresh produce and arts and crafts for e...

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