Massive mess

By Andy Furillo This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. The moment may be at hand for Californians to turn the tide on a sea of plastic waste that […]


Lucero loses lead

Chico police officer Peter Durfee took the lead over incumbent Debra Lucero in the race for District 2 supervisor in the latest update to Butte County’s primary election results. Hours after vote centers closed Tuesday […]


Apathy at the polls

Early returns suggest that participation of Butte County voters in the primary election Tuesday (June 7) was paltry, and potentially historically low. A midnight update on the Butte County Clerk-Recorder’s website, about four hours after […]

Arts & Culture

Living the dream

Midway through the opening-night performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as the sun set on a makeshift stage area at the edge of Bidwell Park’s Cedar Grove, the Bard’s words were momentarily drowned out by […]