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The CN&R’s annual Who to Watch list.
By Evan Tuchinsky, Jason Cassidy, Kathy Burns, Melissa Daugherty, Meredith J. Cooper, and Robert Speer
This article was published on 01.08.09
How about the people on last year’s Who to Watch list? Glad you asked …
By Evan Tuchinsky
More than three years after he was fired for refusing to work on the Adventist Sabbath, Luciano Cortez wins his discrimination lawsuit and is reinstated by Sierra Pacific.
By Robert Speer
The Chico City Council votes unanimously to reverse its decision on play in Upper Park, but the referendum and a leaked memo keep the controversy going.
Everybody who is anybody in local government was present Monday morning for the swearing in of three county supervisors and a farewell to a fourth.
Foreclosures and short sales offer real housing bargains, but completing the sale can be difficult.
After 30 years, Nina Lambert is quietly removed from the county Planning Commission.
The Black Crow closes, joining several other Chico eateries that couldn’t survive the economic recession.
Enloe Medical Center’s Board of Trustees has several new members and a new chairman, Matt Jackson.
Forecasting America’s fortunes.
Paradise High School’s Ecology and Sustainability Club doesn’t just raise awareness of recycling—it also does something about it.
Natural Resources Defense Council settles lawsuit after U.S. Navy agrees to study sonar impacts on marine life.
Enviros call the massive toxic ash spill in Tennessee the Exxon Valdez of the coal industry and call for new regulations.
California Attorney General Jerry Brown challenges White House’s last-minute changes to the Endangered Species Act.
Take a peek at some cutting-edge technology leading to less-porous portals.
By Greg Kallio
If you work in downtown Chico, get a B-Line pass gratis.
We’re pleased to see that the state Legislature is moving to act on the California Supreme Court’s foolish ruling on the state’s Good Samaritan law.
City council members acknowledge that the process they used to appoint people to boards and commissions in early 2007 was flawed, so they’ve improved it.
One-thousand cranes—take this story to heart.
By Richard Ek
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Ray and Trish Norman put their knowledge of computers to good work, helping the elderly and disabled for free.
By Serena Cervantes
By Anthony Peyton Porter
What the CN&R editor hopes will happen in 2009.
Oroville’s Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum: The largest collection of hand tools in the U.S.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
A.D. looks ahead to what might be fun in 2009.
By Jason Cassidy
Former Chico State student’s memoirs of his life with a lesbian mother.
By Sean Murphy
Debut full-length: simple, fast and dangerous.
By Ryan Foley
Brookyln pop/rock/R&B from 2008.
By Mark Lore
Soothing, world-wisened sounds from eclectic New Yorker.
By Alan Sheckter
Henri celebrates the new year with Dungeness crab recipes.
By Henri Bourride
John Patrick Shanley’s play-turned-Oscar contending film tries hard but comes up just short.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Winter film preview.
By Craig Blamer
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
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