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Local students return to districts in flux.
By CN&R Staff
This article was published on 08.16.07
CUSD is developing a new student-centered learning model in which teacher collaboration and empowerment are key, and many teachers are excited about it.
By Robert Speer
Making do with less money presents a growing challenge in local districts.
By Toni Scott
Athletic directors and district administrators grapple with ways of keeping teams afloat.
By Vince Abbate
After nixing one proposal to change fine-arts programs in elementary schools, Chico educators look for another creative solution.
By Laura Hauser
A Chico High junior studies military recruitment on campuses through an ACLU youth program.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Mike Wiltermood’s second week as chief operating officer was anything but a mellow get-acquainted session.
When it comes to lesser warrants, police play a waiting game.
By Richard Ek
Residents of the Skyway subdivision in south Chico got good news when they learned that a mega-corporation based in Zurich was going to clean up their polluted well water.
West Nile count continues to rise.
Supes pick replacement for the late Dick Puelicher.
Driving Magnolia? You might need to take an alternate route.
West Nile doing some damage.
Chico wedding planner helps couples say ‘I do’ the sustainable way.
By Jennifer Donnell
Environmentalists turn a Bay Area silo into a house for bats.
MTV to shoot its reality show at an eco-friendly house.
Regions vulnerable to climate change buoyed by $70 million pledge.
Maintaining an organic garden starts with the soil.
A Republican cabal in the California Senate is tying up the budget for foolish reasons—while people suffer.
Thoughts on the mysterious disappearance of Steve Harrison.
M.S. patient shares her frustrations about inequities in health care.
By Molly Armfield
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Janice Hofmann incorporates her love of art with her job as school librarian.
The government made them do it: Marriage and the the divorce that follows.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Holocaust account, published ‘lest we forget,’ yields an eye-opening response.
By Evan Tuchinsky
A writer’s look back at the women who’ve shaped his life’s soundtrack.
By Jaime O'Neill
Where’s the beef? Who cares when there’s Rottweiler! Plus, Henri spills the beans, and a little something about two rock shows you’ve yet to see.
By Mark Lore
Book examines the growing censorship of political cartoons.
By Tom Blodget
Finally! The iHand; MySpace and Facebook deal with their own social problems; Computers for Classrooms takes your old electronics off your hands; and this week’s Wacky Web site.
By Morgan Paar
Live record shows the Black Lips’ furious garage rock is made for the stage.
By C. Harris-Nystrom
Guitarist takes a tour of the blues on latest recording.
By Miles Jordan
Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor takes on modern times.
By Michael Kuker
Reno’s Think In French discovers that sometimes you just have to DIY.
Sustainable food movement makes its way through Chico.
By Henri Bourride
Film begs the question: Who’s crazier, Werner Herzog or Dieter Dengler?
By Craig Blamer
Cast is kooky, but Stardust doesn’t quite deliver.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Film takes a hard look at the trials and tribulations of life.
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
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