The Orion

From left: Tina, Charles and Chiquita relax on their blankets as the sun sets in City Plaza. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Continuing local wet shelter helps transient, homeless community this winter

December 8, 2015

Dakota Youpeè, a homeless individual, died early in November on the streets of Chico. He struggled with alcohol addiction. What many may not know is that Safe Space has provided a place for homeless...

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 Chico community members are vying for a new Homeless shelter that would be open to transients with drugs and alcohol in their system. The homeless would still be prohibited from drinking or doing...

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