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The pressures on older neighborhoods are intense, but for the first time the city is united in dealing with them.
By Robert Speer
This article was published on 07.17.08
Enrollment increases have a direct impact on surrounding neighborhoods, but how much Chico State will grow is a big variable.
The city’s historic-preservation program will commit it to doing something that has until now been done by volunteers: protecting Chico’s heritage.
Butte County Sheriff’s Office takes a crack at years-old crimes, and some, as in the case of Tamara Egbert’s murder in 2000, are going to trial thanks to advances in technology.
By Meredith J. Cooper
The Paradise Town Council, expeditiously filling two positions on the Planning Commission, spices its postponed meeting with fire anecdotes.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Council ends Humboldt Burn Dump saga by reluctantly accepting $9.5 million lawsuit settlement.
If the size of their headquarters and turnout for their grand opening are any indications, local Democrats are optimistic about the November elections.
By Bryce Benson
The Chico quarterback has strong support from Packers management.
A new bill could make broadband accessible to rural Californians.
Butte County residents are breathing easier—literally—now that the wildfires are under control.
U.S. consumers’ faith in the economy hit the doldrums, while expectations for the future reach an all-time low.
Chico-based Evergreen Development brings new clean-energy technology to the North State.
By Tang Lor
Fed up with the Bush administration’s failure to protect the species, conservation groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for violating the Endangered Species Act.
Former EPA official says vice president censored CDC testimony on the health effects of climate change.
NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg tackles climate change with multibillion-dollar plan.
CN&R Editor shares his shining moment.
Dialogue is needed to reach compromise on Chico’s new general plan.
Casting blame for the Fogarty settlement serves no purpose.
Service workers draw different conclusions from Enloe’s ‘market survey'—including that ‘maximum average’ doesn’t apply to execs.
By Jim North
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Chico teens Amalia Crumm and Robbie McNulty bring their painting skills to Mexico.
When things get rough for others, just be glad it’s not happening to you.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Wildfires spark some smart solutions—and a very big question. Plus: council candidates.
Artist Dan Seward enlists his friends to create epic animal stories.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
Looking back 40 years: Chico’s music scene and mind-set in 1968.
By Alan Sheckter
Cell-phone laws and the people who violate them; Budweiser sends Spuds off to Belgium; and the Jake Earlian Jake Early tries My Morning Jacket on for size.
By Mark Lore
Running Press releases the autobiographies of two former porn stars.
Easier than its predecessor, but full of fun songs for those who love the band—and the game.
A camera that sees the future; a Web site that finds the safest bike routes; fashion that can deflect bullets; and the Wacky Web site of the Week.
By Morgan Paar
Canadian chanteuse pulls off being too cutesy.
By James Barone
Fiddler enlists an impressive group for her latest.
Oregon punk trio makes learning fun.
For barbecues Henri says it’s all about where you get the meat.
By Henri Bourride
Thin story is helped out by director Guillermo del Toro’s heavy eye candy.
By Craig Blamer
The center of the Earth is magical, even if the script leaves something to be desired.
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
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