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Assuming Obama emerges victorious on bitterly contested Election Day, can he then restore the nation?
By Tom Hayden
This article was published on 10.30.08
From the presidency to propositions to Paradise school board, here’s a quick list of our recommendations.
Readers’ endorsements for local candidates.
Carole Barrett doesn’t know why a vet tech wanted her schnauzer, but she rests easier now that Roofy is home.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Registrar Candace Grubbs and staff prepare their poll inspectors for a busy Election Day—including hands-on training with the county’s voting machines.
By Evan Tuchinsky
After two election cycles in which money spent on consultants was a hot issue, the city prepares to track what it spends on outside contracts.
By Richard Ek
A conservative PAC’s direct-mail hit pieces attacking two City Council candidates have provoked an unprecedented cease-and-desist letter from the Chico city attorney.
By Robert Speer
Chancellor of the California State University system warns that more reductions are likely.
Under pressure from EPA, county air-quality district implements new wood-burning programs—but will they work?
The Richvale rice-farming operation gets lauded for its clear-energy programs.
About half of the American doctors questioned in a new study reported prescribing placebos to their patients on a regular basis.
As animal advocates and the egg industry square off over Proposition 2, local farmer Nancy Schleiger provides her own alternative.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
Techies looking for the latest green gadgets this holiday will find two new energy-friendly HP desktops.
Chico State’s This Way to Sustainability Conference is just days away, but it’s not too late to get yourself in.
A national campaign, organized on college campuses, rallies young people to make energy a priority this election.
Lori Brown and Greg Kallio, green building experts and CN&R’s newest columnists, say hello and plug the annual sustainability conference at Chico State.
Greg Kallio, and Lori Brown
If a huge bureaucracy can rid itself of paper waste, you can, too.
Nobody in government seems willing to make a decision about whether the Republican Assembly candidate lied about his residence.
How a school board—one member in particular—defused a tense situation regarding Prop 8.
Stunning decision by Guantanamo prosecutor reinforces a tenet of our Founding Fathers and a declaration of Martin Luther King Jr.: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
By Dillon Carroll
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
With Proposition 8 on November’s ballot, Betty Peters has decided to come out as the parent of a gay son.
By Melissa Daugherty
As much as I try to give a brother a break, it’s hard to get past two words: Chicago Democrat.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
It’s mind-boggling that Chico city officials can’t say how many tax dollars go to consultants.
Former Drama Extraordinaire director Natalie Valencia moves over to new Theatre in the Now.
By Alan Sheckter
A.D. shares your news about metal shows, stolen recycled art, community theater, jazzman Christian Scott and homemade T-shirts.
By Jason Cassidy
Azim Khamisa’s journey of healing following his son’s murder.
By Tom Blodget
Putting the music back in music television … on the computer.
From the team that brought you Relish comes an album that’s not as great, but still pretty good.
The Secret Stolen makes old blood young again at CD-release show.
Linda Ronstadt’s Mexican musical heritage takes center stage at Chico State.
A festival of Asian art, and food as art, takes over Humanities Gallery.
Latest installment is just as bloody and dull as the rest.
By Craig Blamer
Edward Norton and creative direction are the only things that set this genre piece apart.
Hitting the open road, in search of love, a brother and a sense of self.
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
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