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Biodiesel can be a DIY fuel with some basic know-how and a Chico company’s machine. As an environmetal scientist discovers, the process is easier than you might think.
By Virginia Moran
This article was published on 05.01.08
CO2 is CO2—let’s cut to the chase.
Green investor Mark Roberts sees a bright upside in biodiesel processors, so he adds AGR Energy to his portfolio and renames it SpringBoard.
Lawrence Charles Bowman had only one thing in common with Lawrence C. Bowman, his name, but it was enough to get him arrested on a federal warrant and thrown into jail.
By Robert Speer
The event was staged, the news was old, but at one moment Lt. Gov. John Garamendi’s visit to Chico got real.
By Jaime O'Neill
When the 2007-08 school year began, the CUSD announced it was implementing a new approach based on the “professional learning community” model. How is it working?
By Ginger McGuire
As the FBI is investigating allegations of police brutality in Paradise, a jury acquits one of the alleged victims of felony charges.
Federal fisheries experts unveil a new strategy for increasing Sacramento River salmon runs.
With the Republican establishment solidly lined up behind him, former state Sen. Jim Nielsen still must deal with complaints and a lawsuit charging him with fudging on his residency.
Which candidate would do best?
Farm Sanctuary founder inspires compassion for rescued barnyard animals.
By Christy Lochrie
Rivals Boeing Co. and Airbus collaborate on environmental initiatives.
California senators want to build a fish hatchery to ease water woes at the delta.
Are Los Angeles and San Francisco vying for the title of greenest city?
Gas prices are skyrocketing, so here are a few tips on how to save.
The Supreme Court’s decision on voter ID laws is not only anti-democratic, it’s also inconsistent with its decision on Bush v. Gore.
The Republican establishment is solidly behind former state Sen. Jim Nielsen’s Assembly candidacy, despite his history of ethical lapses.
Without proactive steps now, we may well have our own Katrina down the road.
By Robert Bowman
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
When it comes to riding a pedicab, Mike Griffith doesn’t mess around.
By Bryce Benson
Predicting the future is a tough proposition. Just look at Chico’s general planning (or this substitute column, for that matter).
By Anthony Peyton Porter
I’d rather be called boring than some of the things Web posters call each other behind the veil of anonymity.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Second annual MiniCon—where ‘nerd’ and ‘geek’ aren’t dirty words.
By Alan Sheckter
Hope you’re not allergic to group art shows, CN&R gets a gallery, the secret gallery gets hot, Marysville gallery gets to your kids.
By Jason Cassidy
The battle rages—which is better, the classic cork, or the metal screw top?
By Vince Beiser
The month of May—better than the rest because Indiana Jones, Cowboy Cal and my mother tell me so.
By Mark Lore
Author Jim Crace tells a dystopian tale that works.
By Craig Blamer
A safe place to watch your favorite TV shows online.
By Matthew Craggs
New York City quartet puts a new spin on Afro-Cuban music.
By Miles Jordan
Broadway star has a few showstoppers—a few—on her major-label debut.
Minus the Bear matures enough to hang with Eddie Vedder.
By Landon Moblad
Seeking out the best hot dogs before the weather gets hot, dogs.
Not much of a story, but Fey and Co. keep Baby Mama funny.
Erotic thriller is neither erotic nor thrilling, but fun to watch nonetheless.
By Meredith J. Cooper
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
Local club brings snow to Chico for trick skiing and snowboarding competition.
By Laura Hauser
Mom and dad might have more to do with your educational desires than you think.
Elections results are in; art instructor’s film goes big-time; singer/dancers wanted; ideas for Mothers Day.
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