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Local entrepreneurs find the ‘mmmm’ in money.
This article was published on 02.21.08
Bertagna Son Kissed Vineyard is a labor of love for a couple who value the growth of their sons more than the growth of the business.
By Laura Hauser
Stay-at-home dad Tim Sharkey spices up his life with California Habanero Blends, the line of hot sauces he cooked up in his kitchen.
By Toni Scott
For the fun of it, a Paradise cop and his wife buy Joy Lyn’s Candies. Eight years later, they’re still like kids in a candy store.
By Evan Tuchinsky
A high school project paves the way for Maisie Jane’s eponymous, enormous business.
When Lewis Johnson started tending his family’s orchards, little did he know he’d start making olive oil—let alone own two labels.
By Stephanie Maynard
A renowned Canadian expert on the world’s water crisis shares her insights with a group of Chicoans.
By Ginger McGuire
North State’s Donny Pauling, who went from pornography to Christianity, debates an adult film legend tonight on ABC.
By Meredith J. Cooper
When city staff said money could be saved by disbanding a commission that no longer was needed, councilmembers decided to let the commission reinvent itself.
By Robert Speer
Two years after she first profiled her friend Andre Burton, the author brings us up to date on his appeals and the state’s efforts to repair what all agree is a broken system.
By Amy Runge Gaffney
Shortly after one vote of confidence, the school board decides to hire interim superintendent Kelly Staley on a permanent basis.
A Trinity County supervisor—a Democrat, no less—has the gumption to challenge 11-term incumbent Rep. Wally Herger.
Recent “outbreak” of canine distemper virus not an outbreak at all.
A short guide to a 72-hour disaster kit.
Local groups connect the community with environmental films events.
By Ryan Laine
Bay Area residents are worried about planes spraying pesticides to kill an invasive moth.
Law-enforcement officials crack down on illegal logging in the Amazon.
Workers at a British nonprofit get a day off to reduce their carbon footprints.
Reduce your exposure to lead-contaminated drinking water.
The resignation of Fidel Castro raise an interesting question: Where do the presidential hopefuls stand?
When rock-ribbed conservative Sen. Sam Aanestad thinks a state budget cut is unfair, it probably is.
Too much pure water gets wasted in local homes—actually, on and around local homes.
By Roger Cole
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Nik Weber is a vet who also happens to race pigeons.
By Bryce Benson
Don’t forget: The way you stay in shape changes as you get older.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Did you see the story about the bones discovered at Lake Oroville? You don’t know the half of it …
Brianna Ocampo’s latest exhibit an ‘experiment of nostalgia.’
That guy carving in the desk in seventh grade is actually a brilliant artist; weirdo Shel Silverstein wrote stories for your kids!; Guy B. Morey still loves Amanda Detmer; and this week’s Bi-Weekly Devotions.
By Jason Cassidy
Avid cyclist helped put Chico on the map as a bike-friendly town.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
TV is back for the attack; Matt Hogan remembered; Indiana Jones and the Missing American Flag; and one month down … 11 to go.
By Mark Lore
Author/prof Frank Callahan lets Bush have it … in so many words.
A site that shows you how to do everything!
Localz The Hooliganz take you to Hooliwood.
By Mazi Noble
Bay Area metal giants are ready to thrash again.
New seafood restaurant’s delightful service and food well worth the price.
By C. Moore
As rom-coms go, this one is actually romantic and funny.
By Craig Blamer
Not much here to hold the story together.
Director captures the real life of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Rebecca and Robert Bluestone bring their unique blend of music and weaving to Chico.
By Monica Unhold
Chico State employees by ethnicity.
Cheaper text books, lift tickets; sorority for ‘real women'; UC system fails the test.
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