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With stores closing left and right, Chico retail looks gloomy—or does it?
By Meredith J. Cooper
This article was published on 02.01.07
What sales tax says about Chico’s retail.
When city officials traveled to Hercules last week, they wanted to see what’s in store for Chico.
By Robert Speer
Are there twice as many homeless people this year, or was the annual count twice as effective?
By Bryce Benson
Draft environmental-impact reports on two proposed Wal-Marts up for debate.
Enloe workers, seeing their union stymied, call the Feb. 7 walkout a last resort.
Moving the presidential primary to February is bad for California and bad for the country.
Kudos for Chico State’s chief.
Bidwell Ranch seems a good place for a conservation or mitigation bank—with Chicoans’ support, that is.
By Dan Efseaff
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
The A.S. commissioner of environmental affairs takes his convictions home with him.
By C. Owsley Rain
By Joe Krulder
By Evan Tuchinsky
Impresario John Dean and Monks Wine Lounge keep up with local scene with cutting edge music calendar.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
The recent memorial for John LaPado reaffirmed Chico’ s sense of community.
By Peter Berkow
Journalism conventions and the nerds who love them; digging on Digg; and the revenge of the KISS Army.
By Mark Lore
Imperial Life looks deeply into the American presence in Iraq.
Reviewed by Jaime O'Neill
Latest MTV reality series not very rock ‘n’ roll.
By C. Harris-Nystrom
Cell phone fires, flicks on the Internet, the Magic Mirror and tragedy in Sacto.
By Morgan Paar
Mark Linkous returns with an album that is touching and real.
By Barbara Manning
Local singer-songwriter adds a band to his rock ‘n’ roll equation.
By Landon Moblad
Helen’s Donut Nook, old school comfort on the cheap.
Smokin’ Aces takes things a little too far.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Blood and Chocolate a cliché and rather bloodless affair.
By Craig Blamer
DVD release of Clerks II delivers with extras … minus too many Kevin Smith in-jokes.
By Michael Kuker
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