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We take a look at seven local volunteers who have made—and are making—the world a better place through the Peace Corps.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia, Meredith J. Graham, Robert Speer, Shannon Rooney, and Stacey Kennelly
This article was published on 06.16.11
Disheartened by lagging business and a month-to-month lease, Towne Lounge owner Woody Sjostrom puts the iconic bar up for sale.
By Stacey Kennelly
Most developmentally disabled adults don’t vote. A new program aims to change that.
By Vic Cantu
Joel Castle says he prefers bars to condition he not smoke marijuana.
By Meredith J. Graham
Avery Vilche is small, but feisty—especially in the cage.
By Allie Colosky
In recent months, Chico PD has arrested, made contact with dozens of gang members.
Kevin and Elizabeth Schatz get upper terms for child abuse.
Packers quarterback turns his sights to music.
Health-care costs have Doubled in just nine years.
Chico State anthropology museum puts sustainability lip-service to the test with zero-waste kids’ camp.
Gateway Science Museum is officially awarded LEED Gold certification.
Environmentalists say proposed bill would undo 2009 water-reform legislation.
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area uses goats to clear out invasive species.
Bolivia’s proposed Law of Mother Earth to give equal rights to the environment.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
Seven edible weeds.
Northern Valley Indian Health’s Mobile Dental Clinic serves children who need it the most.
By Joshua Emerson Smith
Help out the state by taking notice of dead birds and squirrels.
Study shows one-third of emergency departments closed during 20-year period.
Study shows 30 percent of employers may stop providing health insurance.
Michelle Obama unveils MyPlate to replace outdated food pyramid.
Our Republican legislators have the ability to keep Bidwell Mansion open—but will they do it?
One of the first rules of political life is not to mix public work with campaigning. Less than six months into his term, Supervisor Larry Wahl evidently has violated that rule.
Rep. Devin Nunes’ bill would permanently transfer Sacramento Valley water south. Where do Wally Herger and Tom McClintock stand?
By Jim Brobeck
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Young Magalia resident is awarded for efforts in U.S. Marines.
(Not that new.)
By Anthony Peyton Porter
It stank up the place, and the author didn’t smell it coming.
By Robert Speer
A moving performance of Neil Simon’s coming-of-age-story.
By Jason Cassidy
From Dicky to Chico Performance in one column.
You got the musical for free, so go buy the book.
By Matthew Craggs
The clarinet lives on new Ken Peplowski disc.
By Miles Jordan
Sarah Jarosz trio wins over Big Room crowd.
By Alan Sheckter
They might be delayed, but spring figs are on the way.
By Alastair Bland
Speilbergian throwback Super 8 starts fast, then loses steam.
By Craig Blamer
Woody Allen’s love letter to the Lost Generation.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
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