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This article was published on 04.02.09
Additional essays from Chico High student writers, these ones focused on education.
When Bidwell Presbyterian Church wanted to do something for the community, it decided to “adopt” Citrus Elementary School—with wondrous results.
By Charlotte McGuire
North State schoolchildren learn about the sources of the food they eat during an annual event at the Chico State University Farm.
By Sarah Hubbart
Incidents in Williams, Lassen and elsewhere in the North State keep the Department of Fish and Game busy.
By Alastair Bland
Inside Chico’s Strongest Man Competition with the gritty local favorite.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
“Developing country” can learn from the United States about eco-protecting regulations, a visiting scholar from a Chinese University says in a lecture at Chico State.
By Serena Cervantes
Facing falling prices, local walnut growers catch a break when the federal government announces it’s buying a bunch of nuts for school lunches.
Sadness and worry prevail at Chico’s Gottschalks when word arrives that the store is about to be liquidated.
After 37 years in the Butte County Assessor’s Office, 14 of them as its head, Ken Reimers is retiring.
Golden State’s jobless rate skyrockets from 2008 to 2009.
Local worm businesses offer a slimy way to help growers get a head start on the season.
Chico Unified students earn recognition in the California Jr. Duck Stamp Competition.
Chico’s forthcoming facility is now the Gateway Science Museum.
Congress extends protection to more than 2 million acres of American wildlands.
Foothills couple live in style in their unplugged modern abode.
By Greg Kallio
When you wash your car in the driveway, the soapy water ends up in a creek. Here’s how to avoid that.
With his off-handed dismissal of marijuana legalization, President Obama showed he doesn’t understand that “the failed policies of the past” involve more than the economy.
Chico’s park commission is recommending construction of a course near Caper Acres, which is great. But the airport site also could be good.
City of Chico reaps dividends from cultural allocations that far exceed the dollar amount, Arts Commissioner Paul Friedlander opines.
By Paul Friedlander
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Benjamin McHenry, a two-time swing-dance champion, now teaches classes in Chico.
By Robin Epley
Roman Catholic Church sticks upturned nose where it doesn’t belong.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Whether you think government is the problem or solution, expectations should match economic reality.
By Evan Tuchinsky
Blue Room’s Late Nites are back.
By Katie Booth
CAMMIES, Ty Gorton, Cinema Ten78, Sarah Campbell’s mosaics, Obama’s pussy poster and a street band gets a $700 tip.
By Jason Cassidy
Sacramento rap duo’s debut CD.
By Mazi Noble
Virtuoso performances from “Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele” captured on disc.
Chico duo making beautiful music together.
By Robert Speer
Habib Koite talks about Malian music, Africa and touring the world.
The third week of showcases is packed with high-energy performances.
By Mark Lore
Pour the Manischewitz, it’s time for Passover. To celebrate, here are some festive, unleavened recipes.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Stellar cast meets emotional demands of intense relationship drama.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
Kid and grown-up agree: Monsters kicks a…lien.
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