Readers’ picks: Goods & Services

You voted for ’em—now it’s time to find out the results of the 2014 Best of Chico contest!

Preston’s Shoe Repair

Preston’s Shoe Repair

Antiques store

1ST PLACE: Eighth & Main Antique Center

745 Main St., 893-5534

The Eighth & Main Antique Center, located in south downtown Chico at, well, Main and Eighth streets, offers a fascinating swath of goods from hundreds of vendors. The store, which features an attractive multiwindow frontage displaying what’s inside, is packed wall-to-wall with fancy cowboy boots, old peanut cans, ornate furniture, garden signs, step-ladders, vintage suitcases, old postcards and black-and-white photographs. Cool stuff that’s definitely worth a gander.

2ND PLACE: Country Squyres Antiques

164 E. Third St., 342-6764

3RD PLACE: Sandy Gulch Furniture

1916 Oleander Ave., 345-4617

Car dealership

1ST PLACE: Chuck Patterson

200 East Ave., (888) 403-4962

Once again, Chuck Patterson takes home the title for Best Car Dealership. With its huge showroom and multiple lots along East Avenue, it’s no wonder Chicoans flock here when looking to buy a new or used Toyota, Dodge or Scion. The salespeople are always friendly, the service is top-notch and you’re likely to find a great deal on a great new ride

2ND PLACE: Wittmeier Auto Center

2288 Forest Ave., 895-8181

3RD PLACE: Courtesy Motors

2520 Cohasset Road, 345-9444

Auto paint/body shop

1ST PLACE: Concours Elite

2267 Esplanade, 891-0234

They can fix you up like new again after a minor fender-bender, or restore your old classic car from head to toe. For more than 30 years, Concours Elite has been a favorite family-owned operation, headed by Bob Fitzgerald. He’s the energetic, outgoing guy with the big smile, often seen out supporting many community events. Friendly staff, speedy and thorough service, and taking the headaches out car repair—that’s what customers have come to expect from Concours Elite.

2ND PLACE: JP’s Paint & Body Works

1840 Park Ave., 342-1328

3RD PLACE: California Color Body & Paint

3106 Esplanade, 895-3004

Auto repair shop

1ST PLACE: Affordable Automotive

2106 Park Ave., 892-1774

Located just south of the ARC store in south Chico, Affordable Automotive has been owned and operated by Mike Button for the past 18 years and relies upon its customers to spread the word about its excellent and honest service as well as its consistent use of quality replacement parts. And it’s safe to say that Affordable Automotive lives up to its name.

2ND PLACE: C&M Automotive

1188 E. Lassen Ave., 343-5613

3RD PLACE: Spencer Automotive

2303 Esplanade, Ste. 80, 345-5600

Bank/credit union

1ST PLACE: Tri Counties Bank

Various locations

Tri Counties was founded in Chico in 1974 and has outgrown its name with amazing success, now boasting 66 branches across 24 counties. The full-service bank still maintains a friendly down-home feel through its personable tellers and knowledgeable managers. It’s a far cry from other certain national, Wall Street bank chains whose names shall not be mentioned.

2ND PLACE: Sierra Central Credit Union

352 E. First St., 345-3625

3RD PLACE: STAR Community Credit Union

550 Salem St,, 895-1947

Bed & breakfast

1ST PLACE: The Grateful Bed

1462 Arcadian Ave., 342-2464

Going on 16 years in the bed-and-breakfast business, innkeepers Rick and Carol Turner have consistently maintained the welcoming and wittily named The Grateful Bed. Located in the avenues, the bed-and-breakfast is housed in a century-old home that features antique furniture and lush, quiet gardens that supply the candlelight gourmet-quality breakfasts seasoned with tasty herbs. The rooms are sparkling clean and very well-maintained, proving the Turners have truly perfected their B&B business.

2ND PLACE: Goodman House Bed & Breakfast

1362 Esplanade, 566-0256

3RD PLACE: Cory’s Country Inn

4673 Nord Highway, 345-2955


1ST PLACE: Hotel Diamond

220 W. Fourth St., 893-3100

When folks ask Chicoans about comfortable lodging, Hotel Diamond tops the list again and again. That’s because the hotel has a reputation for pampering its guests, from check-in to check-out. Those who’ve stayed in this historic building—remodeled beautifully to meet the discriminating tastes of modern travelers—return because they know the service and quality of accommodations offered there are hard to beat. Hotel Diamond also has an unmatched location—in the heart of downtown.

2ND PLACE: Oxford Suites

3rd Generation Cleaners

2035 Business Lane, 899-9090

3RD PLACE: Holiday Inn

685 Manzanita Court, 345-2491

Bike shop

1ST PLACE: Pullins Cyclery

801 Main St., 342-1055

Pullins Cyclery, with its worn wooden floors and timeless charm—cycle-centric antiques and conversation pieces hang among the shop’s wide selection of new and used bikes and accessories—is a Chico institution. The heart of the business, and what keeps customers coming back for generations, are the shop’s dynamic duo—owner Steve O’Bryan and longtime mechanic Dan Cernuda—who are always eager to share their expertise and passion for cycling and friendly conversation, sans pressure or attempts to upsell.

2ND PLACE: North Rim Adventure Sports

178 E. Second St., 345-2453

3RD PLACE: Campus Bicycles

330 Main St., 345-2081

Book store

1ST PLACE: Lyon Books & Learning Center

135 Main St., 891-3338

Lyon Books once again takes top honors for Best Book Store. Heather Lyon’s lively shop offers a meeting place for writer groups as well as regular local poet and author readings. The service as well as the selection of new and used books, magazines, cards and novelty gifts can’t be beat. They even offer a membership option that provides discounts every time you shop there. The place got off to a great start when its 2003 grand opening at its original site on Fifth Street was graced by the presence of Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor. Last year the store moved to its present location on Main between First and Second streets.

2ND PLACE: The Bookstore

118 Main St., 345-7441

3RD PLACE: Barnes & Noble Booksellers

2031 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, 894-1494

Cab company

1ST PLACE: Liberty Cab


Liberty Cab arrived on time and in first place once again as Best Cab Company. And that’s saying something, because there are a lot of cab companies in Chico. Besides the usual sedans, Liberty offers van cabs that can haul an entire group of people to their next destination. Liberty Cab, with its patriotic and easy-to-remember phone number, is proud of its friendly, efficient drivers and its support of local nonprofit children’s groups.

2ND PLACE: Ecocab


3RD PLACE: Yellow Cab


Dry cleaner

1ST PLACE: 3rd Generation Cleaners

1354 East Ave., 899-0333

The owners of 3rd Generation Cleaners, Stuart and Van Depper, are committed to using environmentally friendly practices, free of toxic chemicals. “Wet cleaning” is their process, and it’s free of carcinogens like hydrocarbons. Sewing and seamstress services are also available to make alterations to your duds. Customers keep coming back for the reasonable prices, the ability to get tough stains out of clothes, and friendly conversation.

2ND PLACE: Chico Express Cleaners

641 Walnut, 343-6013

3RD PLACE: Esplanade Cleaners

164 E. 2nd Ave., 342-4306


1ST PLACE: Christian & Johnson

250 Vallombrosa Ave., 891-1881

Now 107 years old, the rustic and welcoming Christian & Johnson store sits alongside Big Chico Creek. It was originally located along Lindo Channel at a spot where Annie Bidwell’s gardener, F. G. Petersen, operated a nursery. C&J moved to its present location in 1913 and continues to offer gorgeous flowers, beautiful and healthy plants, and unique gifts in a charming atmosphere, which welcomes customers with the sweet smell of fresh flowers.

2ND PLACE: Flowers by Rachelle

2485 Notre Dame Blvd., 345-2661

3RD PLACE: Chico Florist

1600 Mangrove Ave., Ste. 145, 345-1855

Gift shop

1ST PLACE: Hubbs Stationery

956 Mangrove Ave., 892-4940

After a full 60 years in business—starting in Hemet before moving to Chico in 1996—Hubbs Stationery is owned and operated by Marietta and Dan Dressler, daughter and son-in-law of founders Robert and Frances Hubbs. The place offers high-quality stationery as well as a wide range of office supplies and the latest trendy gifts. The employees are both helpful and friendly and maintain a deep knowledge of the products on hand.

2ND PLACE: Made in Chico

127 W. Third St., 894-7009

3RD PLACE: Bird in Hand

320 Broadway, 893-0545


1ST PLACE: S&S Organic Produce & Natural Foods

1924 Mangrove Ave., 343-4930

This grocery store has Chico written all over it. Granted, it was founded in Gridley in 1967 by Rich Stewart and his sister Joyce and her husband, Don Sheffield, but it moved to its current location one year later. The place offers more than just organic produce, as it now includes the Butcher Shop and The Deli, which were originally longtime independent neighbors of S&S. You can now also purchase fresh meats, sandwiches, vitimans, local products and even health and wellness books while enjoying an outdoor barbecue.

Spike’s Bottle Shop

2ND PLACE: Grocery Outlet

2157 Pillsbury Road, 345-2666

3RD PLACE: Trader Joe’s

801 East Ave., Ste. 110, 343-9920

Hardware store

1ST PLACE: Collier Hardware

105 Broadway, 342-0195

Serving Chico since 1871, Collier Hardware has played a significant (and literal) part in building the community nearly since the city was founded in 1860. The venerable store supplies more than just the tools, nuts and bolts for whatever your next building or home-improvement project may be, but also offers an extensive collection of kitchen and other supplies of all sorts to make any house a unique home, from Le Creuset cookware to modern gas grills and old-timey chow bells.

2ND PLACE: Orchard Supply Hardware

231 W. East Ave., 332-9226

3RD PLACE: Home Depot

2580 Notre Dame Blvd., 342-0477


1ST PLACE: Kirk’s Jewelry

246 W Third St., 891-0880

Kirk Bengtson, the namesake of Kirk’s Jewelry, is the go-to guy in Chico for one-of-a-kind, handcrafted jewelry. Bengtson is a true artisan, as one can tell from walking by his downtown store, spying through the windows where unique pieces of all sorts are creatively displayed. The gorgeous mahogany showroom within is filled to the brim with his stylish designs, so don’t just drool from the outside—walk right in.

2ND PLACE: Olde Gold Estate Jewelry

225 Main St., Ste. 3 (Garden Walk Mall), 891-4610

3RD PLACE: Gabrielle Ferrar

214 Main St., 345-1500


1ST PLACE: Bubbles Laundry

664 Mangrove Ave., 343-8815; 1008 W. Sacramento Ave., 345-6453

If you’re someone who washes your clothes at a laundromat, a couple of things are key. First, you want clean machines that work well. And second, you want a comfortable environment from which to wait while completing that chore. Bubbles is the top choice among Chicoans, who trust their washables to this longtime Chico business.

2ND PLACE: Chico Laundry Co.

1000 W. Sacramento Ave., 342-9274

3RD PLACE: East Avenue Coin Laundry

986 East Ave., 891-8805

Local computer store

1ST PLACE: PCI Computer Services Inc.

225 Main St. (Garden Walk Mall), 891-4152; 2499 Bruce Road, 592-3403

PCI is a place you can shop for a computer and get a real, knowledgable person to help you. When it comes to personal computers, the folks at PCI are whizzes at getting you set up for home, business, gaming and more. With two locations in Chico, PCI is always convenient, always fast and friendly.

2ND PLACE: Chico Computer Clinic

1304 Mangrove Ave., 636-1337

3RD PLACE: Computer Plus

2499 Forest Ave., 891-7587

Local pet store

1ST PLACE: TrailBlazer Pet Supply

752 Mangrove Ave., 892-1848

For the second consecutive year, TrailBlazer Pet Supply has gained top honors for Best Local Pet Store. The shop is primarily devoted to America’s most popular pets—cats and dogs—and is dedicated to providing food an other supplies to ensure the health, wellness and longevity of our four-legged friends. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and dedicated to finding the right food, toys and treats for your furry companions.

2ND PLACE: Northern Star Mills

510 Esplanade, 342-7661

3RD PLACE: Chico Pet Works and Pet Salon

2201 Pillsbury Road, 345-0934

Liquor store

1ST PLACE: Spike’s Bottle Shop

1270 E. First Ave., 893-8410

After a fire in an adjoining building damaged the east Chico liquor store in 2012, Spike’s Bottle Shop had to close and rebuild. Now reopened, it is once again a fully stocked liquor and convenience store, but is also something more. Owner Kevin Jaradah has shifted the store’s focus to being a bottle shop that specializes in beer. And with two walls of coolers and nearly as much dry shelf space devoted to more than 1,000 craft and imported beers, Spike’s has become the destination for local beer geeks looking for something new and special.

2ND PLACE: Mangrove Bottle Shop

1350 Mangrove Ave., 342-7575

3RD PLACE: Star Liquors

959 Nord Ave., 891-4842

Local pharmacy

1ST PLACE: Bidwell Pharmacy & Medical Supply

1200 Mangrove Ave., 891-0388

TrailBlazer Pet Supply

In an industry now dominated by the likes of Walgreens and Rite Aid, small neighborhood pharmacies have largely gone the way of the video store. A few still exist, like Bidwell Pharmacy, and regular customers there recognize a significant difference in the level of personalized service the big boxes just can’t capture. They also offer delivery service.

2ND PLACE: Chico Pharmacy

251 Cohasset Circle, 343-4440

3RD PLACE: Next Door Pharmacy

285 Cohasset Road, 809-2278

Place for Shoe repair

1ST PLACE: Preston’s Shoe Repair

161 E. Third St., 345-0103

Preston’s Shoe Repair has been in business since 1990, but feels like it’s been there since 1940. That’s largely because the shop’s owner, the affable, ponytailed Preston Powers, is an old-school dude with old-school sensibilities. As host of KZFR’s long-running show Blue Bayou, which focuses largely on pre-WWII blues music, he’s also a premier local authority on the form, and the best guy to ask not only if you break the heel on your favorite clogs, but if you ever have any questions about musicians named “Blind,” “Big” or “Pigmeat.”

2ND PLACE: Pat’s Shoe and Boot Repair

181 E. Second St., 343-4522

3RD PLACE: Instant Shoe Repair

2055 Forest Ave., Ste. 1, 342-7463

Place to buy home furnishings

1ST PLACE: The Address

2444 Cohasset Road, 898-9000

“Live with the things you love” is a mantra at The Address, a stylish home store at the corner of East Avenue and Cohasset Road. The locally created business moved from its downtown location in June, and it now offers easy parking and a larger showroom. Customers can browse for bedding, rugs, draperies, couches and more to make their home a cozy, welcoming refuge.

2ND PLACE: Nantucket Home

603 Broadway, 895-1038

3RD PLACE: Finds Design & Decor

1341 Mangrove Ave., 892-1905

Place to buy music gear

1ST PLACE: The Music Connection

973 East Ave., Ste. V, 898-0110

Readers once again voted The Music Connection the Best Place to Buy Music Gear. And it’s no surprise, since the shop offers not only a great selection of musical instruments and other musical must-haves, but also employs some of the town’s most talented musicians. The folks here are friendly and knowledgeable and their music lessons are top-notch.

2ND PLACE: Herreid Music

824 Oroville Ave., 894-7777

3RD PLACE: Guitar Center

2027 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, 879-1731

Place to buy outdoor gear

1ST PLACE: Mountain Sports

176 E. Third St., 345-5011

There are ample opportunities for wilderness outings in the North State, from low-impact hikes in Upper Bidwell Park to more extreme adventures like rock climbing and white-water rafting. Of the myriad outfitters in Chico, including a few gigantic superstores, downtown’s Mountain Sports remains the vendor of choice for Chicoans to score top-notch gear.

2ND PLACE: Chico Sports LTD

698 Mangrove Ave., 894-1110

3RD PLACE: Sportsman’s Warehouse

765 East Ave., Ste. 170, 897-0500

Sporting goods

1ST PLACE: Dick’s Sporting Goods

1922 E. 20th St., 343-3351

From racquetball to archery and beyond, the spacious Dick’s Sporting Goods has you covered for almost every indoor or outdoor pastime imaginable. Dick’s moved into the spot formerly occupied by Troutman’s in the Chico Mall, and offers a huge selection of clothing, equipment, shoes, camping gear, yoga wear and fitness technology—to name just a few of their specialties.

2ND PLACE: Chico Sports LTD

698 Mangrove Ave., 894-1110

3RD PLACE: Big 5 Sporting Goods

1717 Mangrove Ave., 891-1545


1ST PLACE: Magnolia Gift & Garden

1367 East Ave., 894-5410

This north Chico nursery has become a staple for local gardening aficionados. It’s chock-full of all sorts of greenery, from healthy annuals and perennials, to interesting succulents and trees. There’s also a range of colorful pots and unique garden art from which to choose. Regular patrons know to watch out for Magnolia Gift & Garden’s great special events, such as a recent one highlighting the works of local artists.

2ND PLACE: The Plant Barn & Gift Shop

406 Entler Ave., 345-3121

3RD PLACE: Little Red Hen Nursery

189 E. Eighth St., 891-9100

Place for a mani/pedi

1ST PLACE: Tammy’s Nails

Mountain Sports

1354 East Ave., 899-8912

Clients of Tammy’s Nails are extremely loyal, once again voting this longtime Chico business the top choice for pampering their fingers and toes. That’s because the shop offers competitive prices for a variety of services, from full gel sets and unique nail art, to manicures and pedicures. Try the ridiculously relaxing massage chairs!

2ND PLACE: Queen Nail Salon & Spa

801 East Ave., Ste. 112, 893-8900

3RD PLACE: US Nails & Spa

726 Mangrove Ave., 345-2520

Hair salon

1ST PLACE: The Hair Company

2760 Esplanade, Ste. 150, 894-2002

How do you keep a bevy of clients coming back year after year? Offer a team of talented stylists with great personalities and hours to fit their busy lifestyles. The Hair Company has this successful business plan down pat, which is part of the reason it’s been chosen by Chicoans as Best Hair Salon. Bonus: The shop also employs a licensed esthetician and certified massage therapist.

2ND PLACE: Dimensions Salon

810 Broadway, 894-2515

3RD PLACE: Satori Color & Hair Design

627 Broadway, Ste. 120, 342-2828


1ST PLACE: Gearhead Barbershop

221 Normal Ave., 894-2889

“Feels like the old days”—that’s how happy customers describe Gearhead Barbershop, located near the Chico State campus. Low prices, friendly service and an overall positive vibe are among other raves. Whether it’s a gentleman’s trim or radical transformation, or simply a face shave, Gearhead will send you on your way looking your stylishly groomed best.

2ND PLACE: Curley’s Barber Shop

181 East Ave., 342-8002

3RD PLACE: Barber Jon’s

532 Nord Ave., 342-7342

Day spa

1ST PLACE: Sweetwater Day Spa

1031 Village Lane, 894-7722

Sweetwater’s clientele gush about this local day spa’s services, from the relaxing massages, manicures and pedicures, to the amazing wax jobs and special-occasion makeup work. This local business provides a relaxing and welcoming environment, and its staff is friendly and professional. It’s an altogether winning combination that keeps customers coming back year after year.

2ND PLACE: Urban Medspa

3221 Cohasset Road, 891-8772

3RD PLACE: Renew

1030 Village Lane, 588-7378

Tanning salon

1ST PLACE: California Sun

706 Mangrove Ave., 674-7600

Chico is blessed with ample sunshine more months than not, but also has its share of rainy, overcast stretches. For some, the sun also just doesn’t provide that smooth, even, all-over tan they desire. For those who worry about maintaining their tan during those dark times, or need a little help along the way, readers have again chosen California Sun as the top local spot to get bronzed. In addition to tanning beds, the salon also offers spray tanning and a wide range of beauty products.

2ND PLACE: Tropical Zone Exotic Tanning

1354 East Ave., Ste. L, 893-3300

3RD PLACE: Tahiti Tans & Salon

2170 Esplanade, 893-1223

Tattoo parlor

1ST PLACE: Eye of Jade Tattoo

319 Main St., Ste. 200, 345-5233

Since 2007, Eye of Jade Tattoo has been helping customers with professional tattooing and body piercing. If you’re just curious, or looking to add to your collection of body ink, Eye of Jade can inspire and help make your imagined designs a reality. Ben Lucas, Chris Peplow and Max Kilbourne are the experienced tattoo artists in residence. Eye of Jade Tattoo has been so successful, it even opened a second location in Paradise.

2ND PLACE: Red Room Tattoo

231 Nord Ave., 342-1287

3RD PLACE: Victory Tattoo

1818 Mangrove Ave., 896-1818

Thrift store

1ST PLACE: ARC Thrift Store

2020 Park Ave., 343-3666

Spending money at the ARC is a no-brainer. For starters, this thrift-store staple holds a vast array of offerings, from home goods and art, to clothing and accessories. The prices are ridiculously reasonable, the service is friendly, and the store is well-organized. And there’s also that feel-good element of shopping there, because proceeds benefit the local developmentally disabled community.

2ND PLACE: Elite Repeat (Salvation Army)

700 Broadway, 342-2195

3RD PLACE: Thrifty Bargain

2432 Esplanade, 894-3995

Vintage/second-hand threads

Eye of Jade Tattoo

FIRST PLACE: Three Sixty Ecotique

511 Main St., 342-8752

Three Sixty Ecotique has become a perennial winner as Chico’s favorite place to buy vintage clothes. On top of the ever-changing selection of threads, this downtown boutique has accessories covered, as well, with an assortment of earrings, bags and dresses by local designers. The Ecotique also shows that fashion can be sustainable—your goods get bundled together like a present with a bow in eco-friendly strips of used clothing.

2ND PLACE: Bootleg

126 W. Second St., 895-1426

3RD PLACE: Pepper Grand Coulee’s Funky Trunk

1112 Mangrove Ave., 894-8065

Women’s clothier

1ST PLACE: For Elyse

228 Broadway, 866-257-8017

Pick up a few dresses online, or visit the store downtown to see what’s trending—either way, shoppers have voted For Elyse as their top place for women’s attire. A hip selection of shoes, jeans, handbags, accessories and more awaits the browser or serious buyer. Fashionistas can get help mixing and matching, layering artsy tops over skirts, leggings, capris or shorts. The store also offers menswear—so the guys can shop, too, while their ladies get outfitted.

2ND PLACE: Urban Laundry

222 Main St., 345-2444

3RD PLACE: Cotton Party

337 Broadway, 893-4923

Men’s clothier

1ST PLACE: Formal Education

334 Broadway, 809-1839

Step into another world, far away from faded shorts and sandals, with a visit to Formal Education, the spiffy men’s clothing store in downtown Chico. The place specializes in business casual to formal wear, including tuxedos. Slide on a few new pairs of shoes for size, as well, while you’re there.

2ND PLACE: Urban Laundry

222 Main St., 345-2444

3RD PLACE: Trucker

232 Broadway, 343-1073

Baby/kids’ clothier

1ST PLACE: Apple Blossom Baby

1372 Longfellow Ave., 345-1617

The locally owned Apple Blossom Baby offers hard-to-find new items, locally crafted goods and high-quality resale products. Designed with parents in mind, Apple Blossom Baby features a play area for the kids and a rocking chair for nursing, feeding or resting adults. The store offers baby shower and birthday registries and accepts resale items during regular business hours for which no appointment is necessary. Realizing it can be hard for parents to part with their children’s belongings, the store employees offer a comfortable atmosphere to help ease that angst.

2ND PLACE: Kat’s Meow

138 W. Third St., 899-8811

3RD PLACE: Crazy 8

1950 E. 20th St., 343-0706

Shoe store

FIRST PLACE: Heel & Sole Shoes

708 Mangrove Ave., 899-0725

Whether you’re looking for a new pair of running shoes, flip-flops or silver 3-inch heels, Chicoans know where to go for the best selection: Heel & Sole. With aisle after aisle of name-brand kicks to choose from, this longtime local favorite also is known for its top-notch customer service.

SECOND PLACE: Johnson’s Shoes

801 East Ave., Ste. 145, 343-8923; 1950 E. 20th St., Ste. 701, 342-2310


228 Main St., 809-1553

Real estate agent

1ST PLACE: Teresa Larson, Century 21 Jeffries Lydon

1101 El Monte Ave., 899-5925

For more than 20 years, Chico native Teresa Larson has been serving the Chico area’s real estate needs. She’s even won awards from Century 21, where she works. The Pleasant Valley High School graduate is known for her friendliness, consistency, service, and going the extra mile for her clients. Larson’s genuine interest in people is one reason her clients voted her a “Quality Service Agent.”

2ND PLACE: Brandi Laffins, Century 21 Jeffries Lydon

1101 El Monte Ave., 321-9562

3RD PLACE: Laura Burghardt, City of Trees Realty

120 Amber Grove Drive, 618-2687

Law firm

1ST PLACE: Rooney Law Firm

1361 Esplanade, 343-5297

“Each time I had a question or requested a meeting, he was able to take my calls immediately or schedule an office visit.” That’s just one testimonial with praise for the Rooney Law Firm in Chico, and many others echo its praise. Rooney Law Firm, headed by Michael Rooney, specializes in working with clients in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, family law, real estate, and civil litigation. When it comes to finding a lawyer, Chicoans know where they can get the best service, from beginning to end.

2ND PLACE: Chico Lawyers

313 Walnut St., Ste. 120, 898-1111

3RD PLACE: Aaron Stewart

2619 Forest Ave., Ste. 100, 345-2212