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Glance at alternative homeless camp on Eaton and Cohasset Road 

Mawil Mateo, Reporter // March 23, 2023

Glance at alternative homeless camp on Eaton and Cohasset Road  The City of Chico and Chico Police Department began removing unauthorized vehicles and people from the alternative homeless camp...

Photo credit: Jordan Rodrigues

Blanket drive helps keep homeless from freezing

Kyla Linville // November 15, 2016

Winter marks the beginning of sweater weather, warm drinks and rainy days spent indoors. However, for many in Butte County, this means cold nights outside. Butte County has over 900 homeless people in...

Pat Macias, board president for The Museum of Northern California Art and art teacher at Torres Community Shelter. Photo credit: Carly Plemons

Torres Community Shelter expresses creativity through art

Carly Plemons // April 16, 2016
Creativity is endless with the stroke of a paint brush.
With the Torres Shelter closing soon, many homeless individuals will have one less place to sleep at night. Photo courtesy of Torres Community Shelter

More homeless on streets due to largest shelter closing

February 2, 2016
The Torres Shelter for the homeless will be closing its doors due to a lack of financial resources.
Williman Bowman and Teresa Oliver are both homeless individuals living on the streets of Chico. Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Community members push for wet shelter

Madison Holmes // August 26, 2014
Some community groups are pushing for an alternative to strict shelters with drug and alcohol policies that prevent many homeless from seeking housing there.
Digger, a local homeless man, sits with his cat, Spot, across from 7/11. Photo credit: Emily Teague

Homeless remain outdoors in the rain

Nathan Lehmann // April 7, 2014
Despite recent rain weather, homeless shelters in Chico are not seeing significant increases in visitors.
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