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Solutions elusive

After enduring almost a year of shifting City Council directions, intense public criticism and unrealized attempts to help create new shelter options, Suzi Kochems is leaving her role as the city of Chico’s homeless solutions […]

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Parched

This story originally appeared in The Sacramento Valley Mirror. Staci Buttermore and her family are carrying the weight of California’s water crisis across their property in 5-gallon buckets. In the week since the domestic well […]

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Business as usual?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chico News & Review has reported on restaurants that opened just as stay-home mandates were ordered (like vegan pizza makers Pizza Riot and new beermakers Mulberry Station Brewing Co.); highlighted […]

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Return of nightlife?

This feature is part of the CN&R’s June 2021 Business Issue. Archer Lombardi kicked off 2020 ready for big changes. After nearly a decade dedicated to establishing The Maltese as one of Chico’s cornerstone bars […]

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Healthy outlook

This feature is part of the CN&R’s June 2021 Business Issue. Brandon Keith has deep roots at Madison Bear Garden. Fifteen years ago, he worked in the kitchen, in view of customers who ordered burgers […]

Arts & Culture

Staging community

This feature is a part of the Chico News & Review’s Bring Back the Arts campaign, an interview series featuring the leaders of Butte County arts and music venues discussing their efforts to recover from […]

Arts & Culture

Chico Summer Jams

The song of the summer is, at its best, a great unifier, marking a point in time that all Americans all share—from anthems about waterfalls that we endeavored not to chase, to jams on old […]

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Shot lottery

In an effort to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the state of California is offering big cash prizes and $50 vouchers. The $116.5 million “Vax for the Win” campaign was announced May 27. […]

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Delayed progress

As the clock struck 6 p.m. Tuesday (June 1), the dais in Chico City Council chambers remained empty. Due to a late-running closed session, the meeting finally got underway shortly after 6:30 p.m. That delay—as […]