Issue: August 11, 2016
School's not quite back in session yet, but we wanted to get everyone in
that mindset with a little history lesson ripe for an episode of Sheldon
Cooper's "Fun With Flags." Did you know that North State settlers had a
hand in overthrowing the Mexican government and declaring California a
free republic? Read Ken Smith's cover story this week on the Bear Flag
Revolt to find out more.
In other news: Newly incorporated Southside Oroville has its first
official City Council candidate; a music-loving couple may be popping up
with a record shop in a pub near you; and two local hospitals are poised
But wait, there's more! Best of Chico voting has officially begun! Go to
www.newsreview.com/bestofchico to cast your ballot. You could even win
an awesome gift package from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Just sayin'.
Until next time,
Meredith J. Cooper, managing editor