Issue: January 05, 2012

Good morning, CN&R readers,

Who's gonna make news this year? We at the CN&R make our predictions known

in this first issue of 2012.

In other news: A brand-new athletic facility offers locals an opportunity

to be trained by pro athletes; the city braces for dissolution of the

Redevelopment Agency; and Chico State student Kelsey Mudd loses his appeal

in a manslaughter case in Hong Kong--we catch up on his case through his


Happy New Year! We hope to continue to offer hard-hitting, emotionally

charged and meaningful stories for our readers in 2012.

Until next week,

Meredith Graham, managing editor