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Chico council approves revamped pot ordinance

Chico >> Despite questions from the Planning Commission and community, the Chico City Council approved its proposed combined medical and recreation marijuana ordinance, which will come back one more time. On the expected 4-3 vote, the council Tuesday supported the proposed ordinance, which repeals the city’s current regulations that only …

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Plunge at missile base near Chico airport injures woman

25 years ago Plunge at missile base injures woman Rescue crews worked for four hours Sunday night through this morning to save a Chico State University student injured when she plunged to the bottom of an equipment pit at an abandoned missile site. Rescuers said Carrie Goff fell about 20 …

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School board to discuss charter petition, Measure K projects

Chico >> Local charter schools will likely continue to see more construction in the coming year as Chico Unified School District approves Measure K funded projects. The district board of trustees has approved Measure K funding for several charter school projects in recent months and on Wednesday will review a …

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Topic of memorial lecture Thursday is Indian slavery

Indian slavery is the topic of the 17th annual Joanna Dunlap Cowden Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall, PAC 134 on the Chico State University campus. Professor Andres Resendez, vice chair of the Department of History at UC Davis, will base his talk on his …

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Hot shot: Still in the fight

Still in the fight: Although our nearby fires are pretty much under control, our area is still contributing to the fight against the wine country fires, as a steady stream of planes is flying in and out of the fire attack base at the Chico airport, including …

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Chico State fraternity sentenced in tree-cutting episode

SACRAMENTO — For most fraternities, community service is a volunteer affair. But for the Chico State University chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha, the next several thousand will be mandatory. Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Craig Kellison sentenced the chapter to 9,800 hours of community service and a $4,000 fine …

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Anti-Trump billboard should start conversation

The “Rouse and Revolt” billboard (E-R, Oct. 6) had a message: revolt, Donald Trump is scary. Those terrified by Trump’s foreign policy should realize Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy was more militant than Trump’s. Most Democratic and Republican lawmakers agree on a militarized foreign policy to promote the national interest of …

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