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The CN&R celebrates our Local Heroes for 2007—selfless citizens who continually enhance our community.
By Evan Tuchinsky, Mark Lore, Melissa Daugherty, Meredith J. Cooper, and Robert Speer
This article was published on 11.22.07
Local tobacconists sell meth pipes with their cigarettes.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Want to get kids interested in science? Take them to a hands-on lab.
By Bryce Benson
The Finance Committee held its last interactive session on the city’s budget deficit. Now it has to start actually making recommendations.
By Robert Speer
For 40 years, Court Theatre was a kind of summer boot camp for young thespians. Now it’s gone.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
Valley Mirror wants the CUSD to release some records.
CSU trustees sign off on natural-history museum.
Federal report says taking down Klamath dams cheaper than building fish ladders.
Superheroes, good and bad.
Is the “Green-Prink” movement too heavy for cocktails?
By Emily Page
Al Gore joins a Bay Area venture capitalist firm specializing in green technology.
Tens of thousands of Australians concerned about global warming march in capital cities and elsewhere.
A recent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decision won’t keep environmentalists from pursuing protections for a hawk species found in Alaska.
Serve up a bird-free Thanksgiving dinner with vegetarian Tofurky.
If gratitude is good for us, why not give thanks daily?
It’s a shame that a long-overdue upgrade of the Food Stamp Program is tied to the disastrous 2007 farm bill.
Animal shelter volunteers find play time enriches both pets and people.
By Nancy Praizler
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Nick Osti just wants to feel the beat.
Giving proper thanks at this time of Thanksgiving.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
With so much thanks being given, here’s a little naysaying for balance.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Longtime Chico artist looks back on three decades with latest exhibit.
Francesca Segré talked her way into becoming a reporter—now she’s writing her second book about it.
The true meaning of Christmas in November; and there are only two ways to rock during the Thanksgiving holiday.
By Mark Lore
Why eat a turkey when you can adopt one!
Cell phones get reception in the darndest places; network television gets a run for its money; and video games that make you think; plus the Wacky Web site of the Week.
By Morgan Paar
Two bluesmen pay homage to their hero on latest.
By Miles Jordan
Double disc captures the brilliance of German art rock band Can.
By Ryan Foley
Uni and her Ukelele drop the “U” and hop on the Glamtrak.
Henri shares some non-traditional Thanksgiving side dishes.
By Henri Bourride
Beowulf promises epic status in 3-D, but seems childish on a traditional screen.
Film gets too cutesy and never delivers on its desired message.
By Craig Blamer
Wrestler brings some good to a sport that’s been struggling.
By Matthew Craggs
Mentors are heroes in their own right, but the good ones won’t just fall out of the sky.
By Susan Shapiro
More on the Betas; student groups win big; completing a cross-country walk; and getting erotic.
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