Best of Chico

Best of Chico 2021: Goods & Services

Ag/Growing Supplies FIRST Place: Northern Star Mills510 Esplanade, 342-7661Since 1898, Chicoans have trusted Northern Star Mills for their farming needs, especially when it comes to their animals. That’s because the store, operating near downtown at […]

News

The forgotten fire?

Until the night of Sept. 8, 2020, Berry Creek’s Village Market was the beating heart of a thriving community. It was the only destination “on the hill”—as locals refer to the foothills area—that offered groceries […]

Best of Chico

Best of Chico 2021: Health & Wellness

Acupuncture Clinic FIRST Place: Chico Community Acupuncture1815 Mangrove Ave., 345-5300Open since 2010, Chico Community Acupuncture has been a Best of Chico fixture. It’s a nonprofit and part of a national cooperative, People’s Organization of Community […]

Best of Chico

Best of Chico 2021: Community

Charitable Cause FIRST Place: Chico Housing Action Team (CHAT)520-6412, chicohousingactionteam.netWith Chico in the midst of a housing crisis and homelessness the issue foremost on the city’s agenda, the life-changing and life-saving work performed by CHAT’s […]

Arts & Culture

Fresh streams

In the film Cry Macho, nonagenarian Clint Eastwood (who directs as well) plays a septuagenarian, a worn-out old cowboy who’s sent to retrieve his benefactor’s estranged (and apparently abused) adolescent son from the clutches of […]