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This Valentine’s Day, let’s contemplate the strange and wonderful activity of kissing.
By Robert Speer
This article was published on 02.12.09
She became a prostitute because the money was good. Getting out isn’t that easy.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Chico astrologist Alexandra Karacostas says matchmaking is her favorite thing to do.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
A mass reappraisal of properties transferred during 2004-07 is bringing down assessed values—and tax revenues.
By Richard Ek
Supervisor Bill Connelly said he’d go to jail before he’d ask county taxpayers to pay for state services.
Locals share their stories of living on the streets.
By Serena Cervantes
Lisa Park’s qualifications are unimpeachable, but when some parents threatened to pull their sons from her team, she was ousted as Chico Eastside’s first female majors coach.
Doris Smith, former chairwoman of the Butte County Democratic Central Committee, dies at 92.
AQMD announces $450,000 in Carl Moyer Program funds for Butte County residents to retrofit engines.
Butte County Supervisor Maureen Kirk gets burned out of her Chico home just days before a vote on relaxing codes in wildfire areas.
So, why do we do it? One study found 237 reasons.
How to get your freak on in an eco-friendly way.
By Sarah Smith
Locals work to make Chico a Fair Trade Town.
By Ryan Laine
Biologists raise awareness of elephant seals by naming two after Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart.
Wildlife experts say the Catalina Island fox has recovered from near extinction.
Chu, Obama’s energy secretary, talks about global warming’s devastating consequences.
Changes are on the way for the USGBC’s credentialing program.
By Lori Brown
One way to reduce the amount of smoke in the air is to build good fires in your wood heater. Here’s how.
With state leaders nearing a compromise budget deal, now is the time to lance the $42 billion boil on the back of the people of California.
Born on the same day 200 years ago, Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin together created the modern marriage of science and democratic politics.
Follow the city of Chico’s lead and look for the FTC label this Valentine’s Day.
By Sue Hilderbrand
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Benjamin Jackson and Sarah Gorman came together despite it all.
Empress of expansion in the Porter domain.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Engaging the flashback function on the mental iPod. (TMI? You decide …)
By Evan Tuchinsky
Blue Room’s Hedwig crew returns for a crack at The Who’s Tommy.
By Jason Cassidy
Rogue Theatre takes flight with David Harrower’s award-winning Blackbird.
Lux is dead, Black Fork is alive, Sisko is moving on and Arts DEVO is not punk.
In her new book, Debra Moon explains why it’s never wise to go see a pig on your first date.
Former Nickel Creek mandolinist Chris Thile maps out new adventure with the Punch Brothers.
By Alan Sheckter
Petra Mediterranean Cuisine is new downtown Chico fave.
By Rosemarie Zoilus
Superpower movie packs a punch but leaves some questions unanswered.
Adaptation of self-help book misses the empowering point of it all.
Don’t ever go down the produce aisle …
By Craig Blamer
Once-powerful minister, now fallen from grace, bares his soul to Alexandra Pelosi.
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