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Out in the cold

Cold weather may have claimed its first local victim of the season on Nov. 16—the morning when Chico police officers responding to a 911 call found the body of 55-year-old Scott Walker in a tent […]

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Out in the cold

Cold weather may have claimed its first local victim of the season on Nov. 16—the morning when Chico police officers responding to a 911 call found the body of 55-year-old Scott Walker in a tent […]

Camp Fire

Vision for Paradise

Charles and Jenn Brooks moved to the Ridge in the spring of 2004, drawn by the charming, affordable mountain town in the hills just above their college city. Paradise is where their two sons were […]

Camp Fire

California will burn

Don Hankins respects fire. For the better part of two decades, as a graduate student as UC Davis and professor at Chico State, he’s studied how wildfires burn and move. He knows their patterns, their […]

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Defeat and denial

Sounds of celebration and fumes from idling diesel engines filled the air behind Raley’s grocery store on Notre Dame Boulevard at 10 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 7), as diehard Donald Trump supporters gathered to protest alleged […]

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COVID-19

County grants business relief

Butte County has begun distributing $4.7 million to 310 small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The grants from the Butte Business Stabilization Program—funded through the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (part of the CARES Act) […]

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County grants business relief

Butte County has begun distributing $4.7 million to 310 small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The grants from the Butte Business Stabilization Program—funded through the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (part of the CARES Act) […]

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Covid update: Nov. 10

Against a backdrop of rising rates of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. and locally, Butte County Public Health announced Tuesday (Nov. 9) the local deaths of both a young adult and an elderly resident […]

COVID-19

Students vacating Chico State

Citing “a troubling number of positive COVID-19 cases on campus,” Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson has canceled in-person classes and ordered the closure of university housing. Hutchinson made the announcement Sunday (Aug. 30), six days […]

COVID-19

Back to schooling online

Just before spring break this past March, when school districts across Butte County shifted rapidly to remote instruction in response to coronavirus, Caitlin Dalby also made a quick pivot. In her eighth year as a […]

Arts & Culture

  • Over the 15-plus years Arts DEVO has had this column space to write about whatever he wants, the “whatever” has most often been music. I’ve said here many times that my life revolves around it, [...]
  • As a freshman at Chico State in 2014, Wal Riek found himself suffering from a serious condition that afflicts many young people when they first strike out away from home: He missed his mother’s cooking. [...]
  • It almost goes without saying that moviegoing in this highly fraught year continues to be mostly a matter of “streaming in place.” Be that as it may, perhaps a little more could be said, and [...]
  • The title of the latest exhibit at Chico’s 1078 Gallery, We Live Here Now, reflects the recent history of artists Jacob Troester and Mattie Hinkley. After carrying on a two-year long-distance romantic relationship—she in Virginia, [...]
  • I’m sure most everyone who reads this column is not a fan of Donald Trump, so since I’m speaking to the choir at this moment when most major outlets have announced Joe Biden as winning [...]

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  • California’s COVID-19 emergency stay-at-home order remains in effect. Leave home only for essential needs or to visit opened retail, office and service sectors. When in public, stay six feet away from others and wear a [...]