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1 hr ago | Pacifica Tribune

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge hits home for Pacifican

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease which gradually affects the ability to control the muscles needed to move, speak, eat and breathe.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Pacifica, CA, Challenge, CA, August, CA, Chico, CA

5 hrs ago | Patch.com

Blood Drive in Honor of Livermore Bicyclist Fatally Struck by Drunk Driver in Chico

California Water Service will host a blood drive this week to honor the life of a Livermore bicyclist who was fatally struck by a drunk driver in Chico in September of 2013.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Energy, California Water Services Group, Water Utilities, Livermore, CA

8 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

Authorities: Labor Day weekend "manageable"

RECORD A group of tubers walking toward the Irvine Finch boat launch along the Sacramento River for some Labor Day fun September 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Chico, CA, Hamilton City, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Los Angeles Times

For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

Students Eileen Walker, left, and Sylvia Hur pick up the textbooks they'll need for Dr. Lynn Gordon's elementary education class at CSUN.

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Related Topix: Cal State Stanislaus, Libraries

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KRCR

Labor Day weekend tamer than usual in Chico

Typically a time when thousands float the Sacramento River and huge parties rock the neighborhood south of the Chico State campus, the Labor Day weekend has been relatively calm this year.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Butte County, CA, Hamilton City, CA

Mercury-Register

Chico State University alumni examine Napa earthquake damage as part of project

Dustin Cook and Katie Fitzgerald talk Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2014, about their experiences examining structures damaged by the Napa earthquake at Chico State University in Chico, California.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Chico, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Cycling danger could use more student input

Every year, Chico State University requires its first-year students to be involved in a community engagement effort that culminates in a debate on a topic of import to students and the town.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Biz Bits: Still hope for Butte County job hunters

As good as employment numbers are looking, there still are a lot of people without a job in this area.

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Related Topix: Butte County, CA, Chico, CA, Orland, CA, Glenn County, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico High chemistry teacher receives national award

CHICO >> As much as they adore her, few of Jenelle Ball's students may know they are learning from one of the best chemistry teachers in the country.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Chico, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Downtown Chico calm early Friday as Labor Day weekend begins

CHICO >> Authorities in Chico have beefed up their operations in preparation for Labor Day weekend, which traditionally has attracted thousands to the city.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Paradise, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KRCR

Chico State looks for alternative fun during Labor Day weekend

CSU's Associated Students have put together a list of weekend activities for students only.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mercury-Register

Ex-physician assistant pleads guilty to rape and kidnappings in...

OROVILLE >> A former physician assistant has pleaded guilty to three kidnappings and a rape in the neighborhood south of Chico State University.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Workshop on native perennial grasses set at Chico State Herbarium

John Dittes, senior biologist with Dittes and Guardino Consulting, will lead a workshop "Introduction to Summer Grasses " 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

NewsReview.com

Big stress on campus

Chico State counselors Juni Banerjee-Stevens and Mimi Bommersbach say financial difficulties are a common source of mental distress for the students they treat.

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Related Topix: Anxiety, Medicine, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Remains identified as missing Truckee man

Duane Colin, 60, of Truckee was reported missing by family members in March, according to the Truckee Police Department.

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Related Topix: Truckee, CA, Chico, CA, Nevada County, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KRCR

Yes means yes law may soon hit college campuses

The legislation by Democratic State Senator Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles requires investigations of sexual assaults to seek whether affirmative consent was granted between college students.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Chico State works overtime for orderly start to school year

We've learned to hold our breath before the school year starts at Chico State University and Butte College, because you never know what the influx of tens of thousands of new, young residents will bring to the town.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Chico Enterprise-Record

Donna Jensen is honored as State Social Worker of the Year

Donna Jensen talks about being named the California State Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers during an interview Thursday in Chico.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Magalia, CA, Shingletown, CA, Family, Kids

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico State University campus surges to life on first day of classes, record enrollment expected

Haley St. George and Jane Raley walk their bikes through the Chico State University campus on the first day of the fall semester Monday.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Chico, CA, Santa Rosa, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KRCR

Downtown Chico business booms with start of school

After a languid summer of business for downtown Chico, the start of school at Chico State on Monday is making registers ring again.

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