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 […]