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Jim Hough had a wonderful family, a good job and a fine home. But he also had a secret desire to set fires, and it eventually destroyed him.
By Gordon Gregory
This article was published on 11.01.07
What makes someone want to set illegal fires?
Upper Honey Run Road is pretty but narrow and twisting, and some folks want to make it one-way or close it altogether.
By Joe Krulder
Tim Glaum thought he’d paid his dues for getting a DUI and could go back to work driving trucks. He got a painful surprise.
By Robert Speer
Super Tuesday for city and county politicos.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Workers at the county landfill say the burial of 5,600 tons of sewage sludge was done sloppily and put them—and the public—at risk of infection.
Youth Nexus wins a big national award.
Women take home the honors.
Their bats are idle, but the Chico Outlaws are busy on other fronts.
If screenwriters strike, others will suffer—oh, how they’ll suffer!
Earth-friendly baby product a hit with Chico parents.
By Sean Murphy
EPA honors Chico’s commitment to clean energy.
Controversy broils over edits to CDC director’s testimony.
Conservation groups sue Lassen County over proposed development at Dyer Mountain.
Cat toilet-training kit helps the environment.
When the House voted on a federal shield law protecting the confidentiality of journalists’ sources, only 21 of its 485 members voted against it. Wally Herger was one of them.
Indian gaming in California has grown too big too fast, and now the governor wants it to get even bigger.
Community corrections centers benefit everyone.
By Michael J. McCarthy
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
What are the duties of police officers anyway?
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Even in a buyer’s market, a house purchase is no easy decision. Mine boiled down to an old maxim …
Radio host Ira Glass gets the tables turned on him.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
You are poets … and you know it; symposiums that rock; get your VD in Berkeley; and the bi-weekly devotions.
By Jason Cassidy
Local screenwriter and English teacher puts her filmmaking skills to the test.
By Monica Unhold
Trading in the rock licks for the jazz hands; and Erin Lizardo plays music, makes art and debuts rock bands all in one night.
By Mark Lore
A search engine that gives to charity.
By Josh Graham
Irish rock band holes up in Bryan Adams’ studio … and it shows.
By Ryan Foley
Local singer-songwriter brings in a strong cast of musicians for children’s CD.
Collection captures the many influences of guitar great Chet Atkins.
By Michael Kuker
Henry Rollins barbs Bush in all the right places.
By Landon Moblad
North Chinese cuisine in a gorgeous setting.
By C. Moore
Wes Anderson brings the familiar approach and cast back for Darjeeling.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
The franchise’s fourth installment is brutal but boring.
By Meredith J. Cooper
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
By Craig Blamer
Chico State prof makes waves on a global scale.
Midterm grades are coming in. Are you satisfied with your results?
Drunk and in public; going to court; staying up ’til dawn; and becoming one with your V-spot.
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