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Local coffee shops reviewed

Local coffee shops reviewed

Opinion Staff

March 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The Orion opinion staff collected data from five Chico coffee shops and rated them on a five-point scale. Each grade considered general wait time, ambiance, staff friendliness, quality and price. Common Grounds Rating: 1 If you’re looking for a coffee shop that will make you late to class and give ...

Students, downtown businesses reap mutual benefits

Students, downtown businesses reap mutual benefits

Alisa Thorsen

February 7, 2015


Filed under Features

From restaurants to tattoo parlors and everything in between, downtown Chico is home to many different businesses. While these businesses contribute to student life in Chico, they also rely heavily on the influx of students during when school is in session. The downtown area is the heart of Chico, said...

Readers, Digest: Fall meal picks

Readers, Digest: Fall meal picks

Christina Saschin

October 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Mashed potatoes, squash and all things pumpkin come to mind when thinking of fall foods. Even though most restaurants don't have a specific fall menu, local produce or seasonal items can be added. Here are The Orion's picks for the best fall-themed dishes you can get in Chico.Mom's: The Fuji Apple Sa...

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