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Strisower’s high-tech quest to harness the healing power of light.
By Robert Speer
Bernie Knaus finds cars for buyers in 16 countries—as well as in his adopted hometown.
By Joe Krulder
Improvement Direct’s Chris Friedland takes on Home Depot.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Iris Connections’ Jack Coots works to revolutionize water-district management.
Former Chico State student Strazzarino is changing people’s schedules.
By Mark Lore
Martha Wescoat-Andes, Chico’s economic development manager, works to make conditions just right for budding entrepreneurs.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Hiring a consulting firm, the easiest step, already proving difficult.
With a new park as the ‘focal point,’ Paradise redevelops downtown.
Promoters of a proposed charter high school in Chico face scrutiny for another school they operate.
By Bryce Benson
An award-winning children’s book is being yanked from library shelves because of one word—but not in Chico.
By Marisol Salgado
Updates on Costco and Wal-Mart, plus an award for Aanestad.
How would you vote?
A dream fulfilled.
Even Cheney’s financial manager sees that clean-energy business makes sense.
By Eric Johnson
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Michael Corchran is a player-piano master.
By Desiree Cousineau
By Anthony Peyton Porter
The life and times of country rock band Biggs Roller.
By Landon Moblad
S.F. is nice, and Gary Snyder is coming to Chico.
By Jason Cassidy
Local Buddhist Amos Clifford faces his fear and opens the Sky Creek Dharma Center near the Chico airport.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
MLK rules, ukeleles and more traffic cops.
Unreleased Beatles gives the ins and outs and everything in between on the Fab Four.
Reviewed by Barbara Manning
Local ganja-core band release a ferocious, peaceful, yet scattered debut.
By C. Moore
Facing criticism, Norah Jones returns with a strong new record.
By Jaime O'Neill
Lamb of God carries the metal torch, but leaves the animal sacrifices to someone else.
Thai Kitchen Restaurant passes Henri’s curry test.
By Henri Bourride
Notes on a Scandal doesn’t quite live up to its high expectations.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Nicolas Cage is cool, until he is reduced to a lost, stupid, flaming skull.
No tarnish on Iron Man’s armor …
By Matthew Craggs
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