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The current financial crisis is rooted in the structural imbalances of our system, visiting economist Joel Magnuson argues.
By Robert Speer
This article was published on 09.25.08
After being wrongly convicted of robbery and spending 29 years in solitary confinement, Robert Hillary King is out of prison and promoting his new book.
By Ginger McGuire
Three years after it was graded, an unfinished driveway in Butte Creek Canyon is still controversial.
Local sculptor Jerry Harris speaks out about being arrested in Chico—he says it happened because he’s black.
By Meredith J. Cooper
FEMA denies fire aid, but Butte County will repackage its application and file an appeal.
September has been a really bad month for beleaguered, scandal-tainted Rep. John Doolittle.
Scott Gruendl weds his longtime partner in the face of Proposition 8, which would ban same-sex marriages such as his.
Wall Street may be in meltdown, but Butte County’s farmers are doing world-class business.
Wheeled Migration takes on 500 miles of roadways, and that’s just the beginning for this Chico-based biking group.
By Melissa Daugherty
MA Land Image Landscape Architects receives a national award for excellence.
Recordings off the coast of New York City capture endangered species’ calls for the first time.
Federal judge kills a National Parks plan to increase recreational snowmobiling.
Organizers of Chico AirFest encourage locals to cycle to the event.
John McCain is 72 years old and has a history of health problems, including melanoma, that could affect his ability to serve as president. He needs to release his medical records.
Redistricting would be a good first step toward ending the gridlock in Sacramento that produced this year’s budget fiasco.
California Senate Bill 375 wouldn’t supplant city and county general plans. It would just make sure local development fits in the big picture, such as state measures to offset climate change.
By Irv Schiffman
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Mark Ward runs Chico’s office of the We Care a Lot Foundation, which helps individuals with developmental disabilities start their own businesses.
By Robin Epley
Some find a word taboo, even when it’s aimed at an imaginary puppy.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Readers never disappoint with their Best of Chico one-liners—and with Oroville and the Ridge now in the mix … good times!
By Evan Tuchinsky
Exhibitions of photography greats Ansel Adams and Ira Latour highlight Artoberfest.
By Jason Cassidy
It’s been a good run … and Mark Lore has left the building (after he cleans his messy-ass desk).
By Mark Lore
In case you wanted an abbreviated Google search in book form …
By Matthew Craggs
The integrated circuit turns 50; looking forward to making copies … on your breakfast; getting all hot for solar panel; phoning in your flight check-in; the Wonderful Web site of the Week; and Morgan logs out.
By Morgan Paar
Violinist hits high notes with her classical rock album, though it’s not quite a classic.
Bay Area five-piece re-releases indie debut and finds itself on the charts.
With S.F.'s Tussle, you can dance if you want to.
Guitarist Willie Porter saves the crowd from Michelle Shocked’s erratic performance.
By Alan Sheckter
Longtime Chico restaurateurs return with a new bar and grill.
By Henri Bourride
Latest from director David Koepp leads a sharp cast to the other side.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Dane Cook plays a dog who grows a heart—haven’t we seen this before?
Morgan Spurlock travels through the Middle East in search of the elusive terrorist.
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
Best of Chico ‘08 recognizes community favorites as well as the efforts of our local Red Cross.
Here you have them: Chico readers’ choice awards.
Here’s our take on the best things in Chico.
Readers’ choice awards.
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