Issue: August 27, 2009

Look, up in the air!

It’s that time of year again--time for the Chico Air Show. To celebrate,

the CN&R highlights the career of former Navy pilot Vance Parker, who was

part of the Blue Angels, the Navy’s elite flight-demonstration team. Also,

check out stories about the B-17 Flying Fortress, which makes a triumphant

return to Chico this weekend.

In other news: Second-hand stores have swarmed downtown ; Davis’ Wiki page

has launched an attack on Chico; and Editor Robert Speer gives Wally Herger a tongue-lashing.

Don’t miss: Our special Dine Local section highlighting restaurateurs--and

farmers--who work hard to put locally produced foods on our plates. And if

you haven’t already, vote for Best of Chico!