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Election 2020

  • The last time voters saw Audrey Denney’s name on a general-election ballot, she had been a candidate for a mere nine months. Despite her lack of political experience and age (34 at the time), Denney [...]
  • The moment he descended a Trump Tower escalator on June 16, 2015, and launched his first campaign, Donald Trump rewrote the meaning of “presidential.” He went on the offensive, indifferent about offending, and he’s never [...]
  • Sitting in an empty hall at the Paradise Performing Arts Center, Steve Culleton, a former mayor of the town, offered his pitch to regain a seat on the Town Council. “I had been corrupted by [...]
  • As Richard Roth walked down a street in the Chapman neighborhood of Chico, he paused and marveled at a hen crossing the road with her chicks. “Look! See, that’s what I love,” he said. It [...]
  • There is a lot weighing on Butte County voters in 2020. City and town council seats will be filled by candidates tasked with leading our communities through economic, pandemic and wildfire recoveries. Billions of dollars [...]
Arts & Culture

One nation under influence

Since teaching her last class at Chico State in June 2018, Janja Lalich—professor emerita of sociology and a preeminent expert on cults—has not eased her way into retirement. “I’m actually way too busy,” she told […]

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Fatal police encounter

Chico Police officers shot and killed a man inside a local pet store last night (Oct. 15). The deceased is described as a white male in his 30s, according to a press release from Chico […]

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Volunteer valor

Katherine Molohon has called Berry Creek home for the entirety of her 34 years. As a child, she played in the mountain town’s creeks and walked its winding, wooded roads. She attended Berry Creek Elementary […]

Election 2020

Is this the year?

The last time voters saw Audrey Denney’s name on a general-election ballot, she had been a candidate for a mere nine months. Despite her lack of political experience and age (34 at the time), Denney […]

Election 2020

Worst of the worst

The moment he descended a Trump Tower escalator on June 16, 2015, and launched his first campaign, Donald Trump rewrote the meaning of “presidential.” He went on the offensive, indifferent about offending, and he’s never […]

Election 2020

Voting blocks

As Richard Roth walked down a street in the Chapman neighborhood of Chico, he paused and marveled at a hen crossing the road with her chicks. “Look! See, that’s what I love,” he said. It […]

Covid-19

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 […]

COVID-19

Disaster County

In early March, as coronavirus started to spread through the Sacramento Valley, Katy Thoma remained optimistic. She understood the gravity of the situation—Butte County officials had recently declared both a local emergency and a local […]

Arts & Culture

  • Since teaching her last class at Chico State in June 2018, Janja Lalich—professor emerita of sociology and a preeminent expert on cults—has not eased her way into retirement. “I’m actually way too busy,” she told [...]
  • The old normal? A weekend of local theater? Music at Laxson Auditorium on a Friday night? A new Jed Speer mural? What year is this?! It can’t be 2020. Looking at the calendar right now, [...]
  • It would be easy to mistake Scout Parker for a new artist. At 26, the fresh-faced musician—who goes by Scout on record and stage—looks even younger than that. Plus, the local singer/songwriter’s fresh electronic/hip-hop-influenced brand [...]
  • As if to confirm the old theater adage that “the show
 must go on,” in this case despite the pandemic, Chico Theater Company (CTC) is mounting a live theater event in—get this—its Eaton Road parking [...]
  • Everything old-school is new With the lockdown-triggered closures of some of the cornerstones of the local cultural scene—e.g., Blue Room Theatre, Blackbird—Arts DEVO worries about what Chico will look like at the end of the [...]

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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 [...]

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