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Chico’s superintendent implements his vision, which includes a healthy dose of assessment.
By Monica Unhold
This article was published on 08.17.06
Chico teachers and their district hit a critical juncture in their contract negotiations.
District bans soda and candy sales—as well as cheerleaders’ flips.
New schools in Oroville and Palermo boast cutting-edge designs and equipment.
By Chelsey Shoop
Local activists gear up for ‘A Season of Change’
By Meredith J. Cooper
Is Tower Records about to topple?
Council dabbles in “planning at the podium” in effort to meet conflicting goals.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Jeff Sloan has stopped battling the CUSD and found another way to help students.
By Robert Speer
Chico candidates, safety alerts and power rebates.
If the state Legislature wants redistricting reform, it should pass SCA3.
If the ceasefire in Lebanon is to succeed, the UN force there needs a strong mandate.
A ‘community alliance’ of likeminded individuals can make a major collective difference.
By Rory Rottschalk
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Durham author publishes action-adventure novel.
By C. Owsley Rain
Fretting about war leads to an unsettling realization.
By Jaime O'Neill
1078 looks to become the place for all-ages shows in Chico.
By C. Harris-Nystrom
A CN&R preview to the good, bad and ugly films coming to the multiplex this fall.
By Craig Blamer
Why the CN&R doesn’t hate the Black Crow; Squirrel vs. Bear, The Electric Pie Band, Fenix Down and Azalea Drive back from the dead.
By Mark Lore
A medical look at why the president acts the way he does.
Reviewed by Jaime O'Neill
Geeks and hip-hop, wooden hitchhikers, troubled bridges over water and ice-cold beer.
By Morgan Paar
Mixing electric guitars and non-Western instruments, Etran Finatawa makes for an intriguing listen.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
The remastering of Costello’s Almost Blue is good enough—adding 27 additional tracks makes it indispensible.
By Stephen Metzger
Aaron Jaqua still playing the country classics three days a week.
Henri goes both ways … with a grill.
By Henri Bourride
Oliver Stone captures tragedy of 9/11, while treading the safe waters of a melodrama.
Remake of Kairo looks creepy without actually being creepy.
Unknown gem should finally receive its due on DVD.
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