Issue: November 19, 2009

The $6 million squeeze

What’s really going on at Chico Unified School District? CN&R contributor Leslie Layton gets to the bottom of its finance problems, finding it went broke on good intentions and flawed figures.

In other news: Butte Humane Society saves the pit bulls; Royce Peterson at The Restoration Co. saves wood from old barns; and a bunch of pirates save rock ‘n’ roll.