News

Now hiring

With the Chico City Council on a fast track to appoint two new members to begin serving Aug. 3, the regular meeting on Tuesday (July 20) took the form of a group job interview. The […]

News

Regal restoration

Kim Armstrong misses the monarchs. Over the past decade, most notably the past five years—working at Oroville Wildlife Area as a scientist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), as well as the […]

Local Government

Two hot seats

A total of 21 applicants—including a retired police chief and two former council members—have tossed their hats in the ring to fill two vacant positions on the Chico City Council. The majority of hopefuls, 14, […]

News

Priced out

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. As Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislators address a particularly urgent housing problem by extending eviction protections […]

News

Court order: Stay

A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction to the plaintiffs in the ongoing Warren v. Chico civil case late Thursday (July 8), barring the city of Chico from enforcing ordinances aimed at the homeless population. […]

Local Government

Doing it their way

Chico City Council members, reduced to five by back-to-back resignations late last month, will refill the dais with members they select. That was the decision at Tuesday night’s meeting (July 6), when the conservative majority […]

News

Judgment coming soon

Those watching the lawsuit between eight unhoused individuals and the city of Chico over camping enforcement and lack of suitable shelter options will have to wait at least a little longer for a federal judge’s […]

Arts & Culture

Light up the marquee

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 […]

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Opinions

Second & Flume: Busted

I’ve never been more embarrassed for my beloved community. Because, while the Chico City Council and administration have made some pretty big blunders over my two-plus decades here, nothing compares with the “resting environment” set […]