Issue: June 26, 2014
Good morning, readers,
How many of you have had a million-dollar (or even a
couple-thousand-dollar) idea? Did you put it to the test? This week is
our first Entrepreneurs Issue, and in it we highlight a few local
business folks who took their tech-inspired dreams to the next level.
One's a high-art T-shirt maker; another helps people target marketing on
sites like Facebook. We also check in with the founder of Auctiva as
well as the head of downtown's ChicoStart, an incubator for local tech
startups. (Also take a peek at this week's Greenways story, which
features a local man who's turned his desire to help others into a solar
venture in Africa.
Naturally, we have more for you, too. I took a deeper look at the
YouTube video that's recently gone viral of a Chico cop whose response
to a rollover crash has sparked cries of police brutality. Editor
Melissa Daugherty weighs in on the matter in her column, Second & Flume,
and I'm curious what others will think of the issue after reading
it--please send in your letters to the editor
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Also, Ken Smith checks in with Butte
County's anti-frackers; Howard Hardee takes a look at proposed changes
to Chico's firefighting tactics; and Arts Devo offers up his summer
If you haven't done so already, please like us on Facebook
(www.facebook.com/ChicoNewsandReview) for links to more stories, to
offer your opinions, and for info on some fun summer contests.
Until next week,
Meredith J. Graham, associate editor
Go ninja! Go ninja, go!
This article was published on 06.26.14