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This article was published on 01.15.09
The city and its firefighters both wanted a contract that reduced the budget without layoffs, but instead five people lost their jobs. What happened?
By Evan Tuchinsky
Helga Ruge’s third book tells the tale of her childhood in Germany, Russia and Romania—with some fiction thrown in.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Despite the “trying times,” city officials are positive about Chico—even fiscal contrarian Larry Wahl—at State of the City breakfast.
By Robert Speer
Cattle ranchers and environmentalists used to be fierce enemies. Now they’re friends. What happened?
A new community survey shows that county residents are willing to support a small tax hike to support tome homes.
Butte County’s chief administrative officer opts to leave after less than a year and a half.
Chico Peace and Justice Center stops offering wedding ceremonies now that same-sex marriages are illegal.
According to Gallup, his approval ratings were about average.
Chet Vogt balances profitability and environmental sustainability at Three Creeks Ranch.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
Nature Conservancy becomes largest enviro group to back new conveyance system.
Environmentalist Dave Chameides completes his year-long trash-hording challenge.
Bush astounds enviros by protecting three island chains in the Pacific Ocean.
Purchasing clean energy—and renewable-energy certificates—reduces greenhouse gases.
By Lori Brown
Kids at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children will give new life to your old cards.
Once again, President Bush has shown that he is unwilling to take responsibility for the failures of his administration.
To replace Brian Haddix, Butte County should look for someone like his predecessor.
The passing of environmentalist/philosopher Arne Naess serves as a reminder of what matters in life.
By Randy Larsen
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
The native Chicoan returns home with stories of dancing with Beyoncé and the Radio City Rockettes.
Hospitality at the Porter place can get really personal …
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Hopes for the incoming administration with its ‘change we can believe in’paradigm.
Live music, food and Contra dancing bring Chicoans together.
By Alan Sheckter
Rock-promoter roots, going ga-ga over new Chico bands and explaining the CAMMIES.
By Jason Cassidy
Every metal band. Ever.
Action and the impetus to take it come together via 365 Ways to Make America a Better Place.
Remember the ‘80s? The Girls remember all the good parts on their second release.
By Mark Lore
Mostly original energy and bombast from Australia’s Sparkadia.
By Ryan Foley
Americana/folk crew Make It So releases second CD, Headlights & Hubcaps.
Teriyaki House: No-frills rice dishes and tasty rolls for the college crowd.
By Rosemarie Zoilus
Clint Eastwood stars, directs and steers throwback action-drama to victory.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Battle of the Bridezillas strikes sour note.
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