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CN&R picks five to watch in the local music scene.
This article was published on 12.04.08
Chico band to watch: Ha’Penny Bridge.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
The artists of the Around Town Collective have cultivated a vibrant mini-scene within Chico’s music community.
By Jason Cassidy
Chico band to watch: The Amblers.
By Robin Bacior
Chico band to watch: Black Hole of Calcutta.
By Mark Lore
Paradise band to watch: Kevin Reid Project.
Facing the likelihood of further budget cuts, Chico State University President Paul Zingg hopes legislators don’t make penny-wise, pound-foolish decisions about higher education.
By Evan Tuchinsky
If networking and the Internet can get Barack Obama elected president of the United States, certainly they can get disc golf restored to Upper Bidwell Park.
By Robert Speer
Renee Firestone tells her story to remind others of the horrors of Auschwitz.
By Katie Booth
After the pomp and circumstance of swearing-in night, the Chico City Council approves the specter-raising Southwest Chico Neighborhood Plan.
After four long years, Enloe’s service workers finally have a tentative contract agreement with the hospital.
What, no more Woody and Friends?
Toy Wishes Magazine releases holiday Hot Dozen toys list.
Author Andrew McLeod, swinging through Chico next week, sings the praises of urban co-op gardening and the church’s place in them.
By Sena Christian
Chico City Council members keep ag land in production with their decision-making for updating the general plan.
Environmentalists say new bluefin tuna quotas could devastate the already struggling species.
Atlantic mariners are warned to steer clear of critically endangered right whales during the species’ annual migration.
Pyramid Farms donates produce sales to Heifer International, aiding the needy internationally.
Sustainable Space columnist Lori Brown gives the scoop on two green-building energy standards.
By Lori Brown
Skip the lot and head to your local nursery for a living tree.
Republicans in the Legislature need to step up and tell us how to slash $28 billion from the state budget—that, or accept that tax hikes are needed.
He’s not in charge yet, but President-elect Barack Obama is already making us feel more hopeful about the future.
Radio stations like KPAY should re-enact the Fairness Doctrine before Congress does it for them.
By Dan Gordon
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
The coach of Chico’s indoor soccer team spreads the word about Bigfoot.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Praise for something as shallow as shirt-selection shouldn’t stoke self-esteem.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Before sliding over from the mayoral seat, Holcombe answers questions about the past two years on the Chico City Council.
In the wake of the Upper Park decision, ‘My lunch with Andy III’ turns to the controversial vote.
Avenue 9 Gallery overflows with popular water-themed group show and other ambitious plans.
By Alan Sheckter
Aye Jay’s screen prints of iconic Chico landmarks, local bands, plus photographer David Johnson at Chico State.
For connoisseurs of fine guitar, this set is vintage.
Dan Hicks and crew’s jazz/blues/folk Christmas collection.
By Miles Jordan
Sophomore album? High School Musical it ain’t.
By Matthew Craggs
Suffocating in Twee pop with Kai Reiner.
By Ryan Foley
Young trumpeter Christian Scott is the new face of Crescent City jazz.
Hula’s Chinese Bar-B-Q continues to feed Chico with fresh-grilled offerings.
By Rosemarie Zoilus
Director Baz Luhrmann brings his flair for the over-dramatic to Australia epic.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn open the season with laughs and love.
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
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