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City News & Press Releases

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National Trails Day in Bidwell Park

The Park Division, in partnership with Chico Velo Trailworks and Orchard Supply Hardware, will celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4, in Upper Bidwell Park by performing trail maintenance. See full news release for more information.

Sycamore Pool and Park Restrooms Open for the Summer

Saturday, May 28, marks the beginning of the summer pool season at One-Mile recreation area and park restrooms are now open seven days per week until Labor Day. See full news release for more information.

Railroad Crossing Closures

Union Pacific will be performing work which will require closures at each railroad crossing in Chico over the next two months. See full news release for more information and dates of specific closures.

City of Chico Community Grant Program Begins

The City of Chico invites community organizations to submit grant proposals as part of the Community Grant Program for fiscal year 2016-2017. The grant application opens May 2, 2016 and closes at 5pm on June 1, 2016. An orientation meeting for interested participants will be held Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 12pm at the City Council Chambers. Interested organizations may access the application by visiting chico community grant program/.

Utility Users’ Tax (UUT) Refund Program
The City of Chico Finance Office will be accepting applications between May 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016 for the annual UUT Refund Program. See full news release for more information.

City Permits Street Closures-Chico Masters Criterium Events

The City has issued a permit to the Chico Masters Cycling Team for its Airport Criterium Series bicycle races being held from May through August. See full news release for more information.

Rattlesnake Season in Bidwell Park

Park Rangers would like to remind park users that rattlesnakes will become more prevalent as the weather turns warmer. See full news release for more information.

Police Department

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