Fighting hate in the state

By Felicia Mello (for Cal Matters) CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit California recently awarded $91 million in grants to local organizations that […]


Best of Chico 2023

It’s a been a long summer, and Chico has blossomed in the sun-shine with an impressive crop of well-tended goods/services, bountiful restaurants and impressive community members sprouting up throughout the year. The votes have been […]


Best of Chico 2023: Goods & Services

Ag/Growing Supplies FIRST Place: Northern Star Mills510 Esplanade, 342-7661Since 1898, Chicoans have trusted Northern Star Mills with their farming needs. The store—operating at its location across from Bidwell Mansion since 1933—stocks everything from pet and […]


Best of Chico 2023: Food & Drinks

Asian Cuisine FIRST Place: Ginger’s Restaurant2201 Pillsbury Road, Ste. 100, 345-8862Huge portions of traditional Chinese dishes, served by an attentive staff, make Ginger’s a local go-to spot.SECOND Place: Cocodine Thai Cuisine2845 Notre Dame Blvd., Ste. […]


Best of Chico 2023: Health & Wellness

Acupuncture Clinic FIRST Place: Chico Community Acupuncture1815 Mangrove Ave., 345-5300Open since 2010, Chico Community Acupuncture is a nonprofit and part of a national cooperative, People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture, dedicated to increasing access, availability and […]


Best of Chico 2023: Community

Charitable Cause FIRST Place: Butte Humane Society13391 Garner Lane, 343-7917Butte Humane Society is one of the oldest nonprofits in California, having provided humanitarian care to dogs, cats and other animals in our area since 1911. […]

Arts & Culture

Over the moon

The hamsa—an open hand with an eye on the palm—is regarded as a powerful symbol in many Middle Eastern cultures, representing good fortune and positive energy. It’s also known for its protective qualities, and is […]