Technical difficulties

About 90 minutes into the Chico City Council meeting Tuesday night (Nov. 16), after a presentation on homelessness by Butte County Behavioral Health Director Scott Kennelly and half-hour pause to address a malfunctioning internet livestream, […]


Single-payer in California?

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought all sorts of uncomfortable truths to the surface in California. Minority and lower-income […]


Local heroes 2021

As summer heat, and the wildfire season, and the COVID-19 surge start to dissipate, there is a measure of hope creeping into Chico’s crisp fall nights. We at the Chico News & Review are feeling […]


Aaron Rodgers: WTF?

Where do we even start on this one? Aaron Rodgers—hometown hero, future Pro Football Hall of Famer, generous Camp Fire benefactor—what in the world were you thinking? News last week that the former Butte College […]


Double dip

The Chico City Council recall effort doubled in two days. Councilman Sean Morgan received notice Thursday (Nov. 4) from the same newly formed Chico Voters group that served Mayor Andrew Coolidge during the council meeting […]


Harvest hurdles

When the Camp Fire raged through Paradise on Nov. 8, 2018, Jim and Laurie Noble barely escaped with their lives. Almost everything they left behind, including three homes and eight outbuildings that composed the infrastructure […]