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Just in time for Thanksgiving, the CN&R salutes people who make our communities better.
By CN&R Staff
This article was published on 11.27.08
For most of the 1960s, the FBI spied on the late folksinger—and found out he didn’t pose a threat after all.
By Robert Speer
As the DFG agrees to stop stocking streams, a new report warns that two-thirds of California’s native species could vanish this century.
Chico State professor Michael Perelman calls on communities to organize and collectively force corporate America to change its pendulum-swinging ways.
By Bryce Benson
CUSD’s classified employees ask why teachers have binding arbitration on grievances but not them.
By Ginger McGuire
The law caught up with scrap dealer George W. Scott this week, when the DA announced his conviction for illegal hazardous-waste disposal.
Coalescing in cyberspace, Chicoans mount a petition drive with the goal of reversing the City Council’s decision on Upper Park recreation.
Didn’t get your tax refund or economic-stimulus check? Here’s help from the IRS, but you’ve got to move fast.
Thanksgiving travel plans haven’t changed for most folks, perhaps because gas prices are down.
Encouraging folks to shop at independent businesses is what Think Local, Chico! is all about.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
Five Chico State public relations students earn environmental award for their energy-conservation campaign.
Butte County nonprofit’s eco-friendly measures earn praises from the California Integrated Waste Management Board.
Chico State’s Timothy Sistrunk receives the first-ever Paul Persons Sustainability Award, named in honor of the late professor and environmental advocate.
Greg Kallio explains the importance of a building’s insulating features.
By Greg Kallio
Chico State students invite the public over as they whip up three sustainable (and delicious) square meals.
If there’s a silver lining behind those economic storm clouds, it’s the reminder of what’s really valuable.
Support the campaign to keep holiday dollars in the community, where they’ll benefit your neighbors many times over.
The way our state handles education funding is like robbing Peter to pay Paul.
By Dick Cory
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Alberto Hernandez brings the College Gaming League to Chico State.
Taking Bill Maher’s political premise to a logical extension, Obama’s win is also a win for people you’d never expect.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
The decision on disc golf in Upper Park offers a series of how-not-to lessons, particularly in the aftermath.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Oroville sculptor/fabricator Steve Nielsen works nonstop building metal sculptures and customizing pickups.
The Flaming Lips make a film and Arts DEVO gets sculpted from the inside.
By Jason Cassidy
Buzzworthy debut with “Little Toy Gun” belongs on many a playlist.
One woman’s impressive racket.
By Robin Bacior
Promising, but uneven offering from the Gallagher brothers.
By Sean Murphy
Toronto’s Owen Pallet returns with a playful EP.
By Ryan Foley
Skinny California singers Tim Bluhm and Jackie Greene make music together.
By Mark Lore
Our well-read culinary critic recommends a new tome: 1001 Foods You Must Taste Before You Die.
By Henri Bourride
Vampire flick a teen sensation—for the rest of us, it’s ho-hum.
By Meredith J. Cooper
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
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