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Homeless advocate arrested

A protester was arrested outside the Chico City Council Chambers last night (March 2), just minutes before the council’s meeting was scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Robert Van Fleet, 74, was taken into custody […]

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Return to nature

As winter turns to spring and North State residents seek respite from coronavirus confinement, those who visit Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park will find new signs of life during their riparian escape. Two dozen workers from […]

COVID-19

Who gets a state stimulus check? When?

By Jackie Botts for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. California will soon be sending out $600 one-time stimulus payments to millions of low-income California […]

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‘In memory of’

A half-dozen artists and activists gathered at The Triangle Saturday (Feb. 20) morning to install a temporary tribute to members of the homeless community who’ve died in recent years. The signs were up by 9 […]

COVID-19

In for the long haul

As both a hospital administrator and family medicine physician in Chico, Dr. Marcia Nelson has had a bird’s-eye view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Enloe Medical Center, where she’s vice president for medical affairs, has treated […]

COVID-19

Vaccine supply lags demand

Almost exactly one year ago, Butte County Public Health began addressing COVID-19 as the pandemic it became. The department opened its operations center, as for disasters such as the Camp Fire, and continues to run […]

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COVID-19

Who gets a state stimulus check? When?

By Jackie Botts for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. California will soon be sending out $600 one-time stimulus payments to millions of low-income California […]

COVID-19

In for the long haul

As both a hospital administrator and family medicine physician in Chico, Dr. Marcia Nelson has had a bird’s-eye view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Enloe Medical Center, where she’s vice president for medical affairs, has treated […]

COVID-19

Vaccine supply lags demand

Almost exactly one year ago, Butte County Public Health began addressing COVID-19 as the pandemic it became. The department opened its operations center, as for disasters such as the Camp Fire, and continues to run […]

COVID-19

Spreading innoculation

As public health officials work to contain the coronavirus pandemic, they often feel like they’re waging two fights. The most direct is against the disease itself, which has sickened around 3.3 million Californians and killed […]

COVID-19

Back to school conundrum

For the Bergmann family, Chico Junior High has become a generational tradition. JP and Linda went there, and though their Mulberry Street home falls within the attendance boundaries of Marsh Junior High, their son is […]

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Vaccines roll out

Butte County Public Health has begun releasing COVID-19 vaccines to high-risk groups in phases and tiers based on federal and state government guidelines. Groups that had been offered vaccinations as of press time include front-line […]

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  • California’s COVID-19 regional stay-at-home order remains in effect for the Greater Sacramento (which includes Butte County). Leave home only for essential needs or to visit opened retail, office and service sectors. When in public, stay [...]