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Ability First lifts disabled youths to new heights.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
This article was published on 07.05.07
Ability First volunteers like Dana Grantham keep coming—and giving—back to camp.
Teens join forces to set up a shelter for homeless youth in Chico.
By Emanuella Orr
The AB 2034 Program has helped thousands of mentally ill homeless people, but the governor wants to cut it in order to save money.
By Bryce Benson
Chico’s Planning Commission has been under attack. Are the criticisms fair or just politics?
By Robert Speer
Chico officers search for biting pooch.
Fewer reporters, fewer voices, less experience in Bay Area papers.
County libraries get a funding hike.
7/7/07: A big day of sevens.
Devoted volunteers tend a community garden at an unlikely south Chico location.
Union Pacific’s new locomotives run on an environmentally friendly track.
Researchers work to create pork and other meats in laboratories.
Environmentalists are wary of ozone recommendations.
Chico is ranked as the 20th best green city in America by Country Home magazine.
All hail the American bald eagle’s good health.
Feline wildness in our midst.
A news story that should never have run.
Victims of wrongful conviction rarely get the compensation they deserve.
By Richard Ek
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Ex-deejay Ben Beckman about to join sushi chef ranks.
By Laura Hauser
The trials of becoming part of the lives of a single mother and her children.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Looking at materialism on the eve of matrimony.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Junk tyrant gets schooled by a ‘dumb broad’ and a four-eyed pencil-pusher in Born Yesterday.
A CN&R intern takes a short journey to try her hand at the ukulele.
By Toni Scott
The origins of the ukulele.
Finding Utopia in Trinidad; The Crux mixes rock with art; Nothing People do something with Radio Birdman; and a time to pay tribute to those who pay tribute.
By Mark Lore
The author of Fight Club returns with the odd tale of a boy named Rant.
By Matthew Craggs
Say hello to WeFi; the Thompson Twins are hiding in records; keep your phone pee free; and MySpace makes it to Madison Avenue.
By Morgan Paar
Posthumous release reaffirms Elliot Smith’s spot as one of the great songwriters.
By Jaime O'Neill
San Diego roots outfit gets a little jammy, but keeps it fun on latest record.
By Miles Jordan
Former Bone Grueler Johnny Von Graves steers The Nerve into uncharted waters.
By Barbara Manning
Thai Basil fills the void left by a local favorite.
By C. Moore
Bruce Willis returns for more explosions, and one-liners.
By Craig Blamer
It looks pretty, but come on … rats in the kitchen?!?
Film explores sexuality and love in post-9/11 New York City.
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
By Meredith J. Cooper
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