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Inaugural Poetry 99 contest brings out the rhapsodist in hundreds of readers.
By Evan Tuchinsky
This article was published on 11.15.07
More personal nods from Poetry 99’s most conspicuous judge.
Seeking a change in tone and focus, the Redding Record Searchlight fired a popular columnist—and all hell broke loose.
By Tom Blodget
Chico’s Mechoopda tribe has taken another step in its slow march toward building a casino.
By Robert Speer
Learning from a Texan how to handle our limited water resource.
By Joe Krulder
A proposed whitewater park on the Feather River has some Orovillians seeing great potential benefits.
By Colin Thompson
Protesters off to Ft. Benning for annual demonstration against School of the Americas.
Stop the presses! Wally votes against the president … for pork-laden water projects bill.
County lawyers have a wonderful new place to go when they want to visit the law library.
Approval rates aren’t so good for pres.
Concerned Chicoans fight for the right to party.
Chico-based nonprofit Computers for Classrooms gives old hardware new life and a new home.
By Tang Lor
Bay Area watchdog group looking for answers after last week’s oil spill.
NBC’s green-themed week proves weak for some viewers.
Producers of Batman sequel take flak from environmentalists in Hong Kong.
Water conservation is a year-round effort.
The city should expand the GPAC if it truly wants a generalist group.
The “hidden costs” of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan will be with us for decades.
We’ve been sold a lemon, folks, and it’s going to be hard to unload it.
By Dave Weiner
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Capt. Frank Garrison was one of 14 firefighters who helped control the recent Southern California blazes.
Real patriots keep their traps shut.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
The skinny on Poetry 99, plus a few notes of 99 words or less.
More than just the winners make an impression in juried exhibition.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
The Crux does more than 48 hours of art; and a tribute to the late Franz Cilensek.
By Jason Cassidy
Local dancer Ashley Everett gets her globetrot on with Beyoncé.
Quoting the great quoters of our “time”; and some good old-fashioned office “nepotism.”
By Mark Lore
Colbert tells you why the conservative right is so right.
By Barry Henderson
Peter Silberman finally puts his psychedelic folk to wax.
By Ryan Foley
First retrospective from DiFranco not so exciting.
By Sophie Speer
Mahler’s monumental Resurrection is a rare treat indeed.
With winter setting in, nothing beats a bowl of chowdah.
By C. Moore
Film preaches action, then shies away.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Ang Lee’s latest drama heads into Hitchcockian territory.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Richard Dean Anderson had a mullet … for 139 episodes, all here on DVD.
By Matthew Craggs
By Craig Blamer
CN&R intern Tang Lor shares her experiences with Chico State’s Web courses.
Who has the most music cred at mtvU?
Celebrate internationally; the Beta house bought up; math for life; and thank your ‘rents.
Fall 2007 / Winter 2008.
By CN&R Staff
Get ready to mark your calendar. Chico offers plenty of activities when the temperatures start to cool.
An intro to your new town. This section will fill you in on everything from politics to demographics to transportation to the weather. Oh, and if you need to know where the mall is, you’ll find that here, too.
Never a dull moment.
A large hospital and wide variety of health-care options make Chico the health-care center of the region.
Educate yourself about Chico’s exemplary K-12 schools, both public and private. And for those under-5ers, there are some options for you, too.
Chico’s gorgeous downtown university provides the community with a wide array of educational opportunities, economic vitality and intellectual inspiration.
To truly know Chico you have to spend some time downtown. Day or night, it’s the place to be for shopping, dining, entertainment, visiting with friends or meeting new people.
Check out the area’s ample supply of lodging, from quaint bed and breakfasts to conveniently located chain hotels and motels.
Whether you’re into hiking, biking, climbing or golfing, Chico’s abundant recreational opportunities will keep you busy exploring.
Hey kids! There’s lots of fun stuff for you to do, too.
Chico is home to a wide variety of arts, from galleries to theater. Be sure to get out and enjoy this vibrant scene.
The jewel of Chico, Bidwell Park is one of the largest municipal parks in the nation and the first place locals bring their out-of-town guests.
Make a date with LaRocca Vineyards in Forest Ranch, where you’ll find delicious organic wines.
By Jen Donnell
With evening activities spanning the spectrum of styles and taste, nightlife around these parts is always happening.
If you’re looking for something tasty, you’ve come to the right place. More than ever, Chico has a variety of eating establishments. Let our categorized list help you locate what you’re craving.
Orient yourself with your new surroundings.
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