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Business & Entrepreneur Issue: What we can learn from venerable firms to survive these recessionary times.
By Evan Tuchinsky
This article was published on 02.19.09
While getting his start-up business ready, John Schreiber saw the economy tank. He opened the shop anyway, and the Chico State business grad sees reason for optimism.
By Katie Booth
Ishmael Khaldi is an Arab Muslim, but that hasn’t stopped him from rising in the Israeli Foreign Service. While visiting Chico State, he talks about divisiveness in the Middle East.
By Robert Speer
Julia Bergman may be a plump, middle-aged librarian, but she has the heart—and the experiences—of a bold adventurer.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
Council members unanimously approve a series of measures, presented by Assistant City Manager John Rucker, to improve responsiveness to issues in “the jewel of Chico.”
When a Chico State professor was asked to help design the interior of a building to be used by people with autism, he created a striking new environment.
By Ginger McGuire
After some chippy byplay, the Chico City Council voted unanimously to have the park commission assess sites proposed for the disc-golf short course.
Chico State and Butte College have snagged a nearly half-million-dollar grant to combat sexual violence among local students.
After 15 years on the air, KPAY is replacing its local morning broadcast with Glenn Beck’s syndicated program.
A quick guide to what permits and licenses you need to get going.
Chicoans mark the new designation of their hometown.
Environmentally friendly candles are better for Earth and your health.
By Mandy Feder
Butte College gets closer to carbon-neutral goal by adding more renewable-energy projects.
Orland-based Farm Sanctuary rescues wayward chicken.
Conservation group halts its annual campaign against whale hunters in the Antarctic.
Insulating empty walls will save energy and your pocketbook.
By Greg Kallio
Environmental Protection Agency puts out questions (and supplies answers) with the aim of upping Americans’ “EnviroQ” scores.
Times are tough, but our community could have it a lot worse. It’s up to all of us to make sure that doesn’t happen.
Business & Entrepreneur story subjects reinforce an important point: remembering what—and who—is important.
Help grow a healthier, stronger nation by spending on (and with) people in our community.
By Nikki Schlaishunt
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
World-renowned iris expert Bob Annand talks flowers from his Forest Ranch garden.
A really new idea: Let juries come up with sentences that are to the point.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
From Bidwell Park to City Hall to the airwaves to cyberspace, cause for a gray mood abounds.
Chico newcomer Nick Lee opens Under Western Eyes bookstore and Half-Ass Gallery.
By Robin Bacior
Bitter Betty returns, a new batch of local-band CDs, discussing beauty and welcoming the Afro-Cuban All Stars to Laxson.
By Jason Cassidy
Chico Buddhist Lin Jensen’s latest collection.
Tommy Castro’s tenor saxophonist steps out with solo CD.
By Miles Jordan
Comfort food for Celtophiles.
Grammy-nominated blues legend Taj Mahal is fed up with the music industry.
Ojiya serves up good food with a fun atmosphere.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Clive Owen is up to the fight against evil banks in this expansive conspiracy thriller.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Who doesn’t love a good slasher flick?
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