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City News & Press Releases

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City Council Appoints Interim City Manager Mark Orme as City Manager.

The Mayor has issued a press release regarding the appointment of Mark Orme as the City of Chico City Manager.

1st and 2nd Street Downtown Couplet Project Phase II

Beginning the week of July 21 the City of Chico and Contractor Thomas H. Williams will begin construction on Phase II of the 1st and 2nd Street Couplet Project. See full news release for more information.

Low Water Flow Creates Strainer Hazards In Big Chico Creek

Low water flows have exposed "strainers" in Big Chico Creek.

State Route 32 Widening Project Phase 1

Beginning Monday, June 9, 2014, and continuing through January 2015, construction will be performed along State Route 32, east of State Route 99. See full news release for more information.

Chico Certified Farmers' Market Initiative

The City Attorney's legal opinion on the validity of the CCFM initiative currently being circulated has been released to the public. According to the press release information, the proposed initiative violates Article II, Section 12 of California's Constitution, and is therefore invalid. See full news release for additional 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, and to use caution when hiking, biking, or walking in the park. See full news release for more information.

Police Department

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