Arts & Culture

The opening curtain

This feature is a part of the Chico News & Review’s Bring Back the Arts campaign, a weekly interview series featuring the leaders of Butte County arts and music venues discussing their efforts to recover […]


Out of time

Dianna Franklyn gets wistful when she talks about her old home in Concow. “I was a collector of many fine things,” she said. Franklyn, who’s 73, went on to describe the coin collection she inherited […]


The one that got away

The Chico History Museum re-opened to the public last Saturday (May 1) after being closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the current exhibits is a piece of recently resurfaced […]


Don’t tread on them

As temperatures rise, so does the prevalence of rattlesnakes in Bidwell Park. A press release from the City of Chico’s Public Works Department – Parks Division notes that rattlesnakes are a beneficial, natural part of […]

No Picture

Letters: May 6, 2021

Two on the burned lands Re “Climate exodus”: Thank you for your coverage of the fires and their aftermath. It breaks my heart to see the devastation to people who have loved this area and […]


Chico and the Yes Man

Following Chico City Attorney Vince Ewing’s recent smackdown in federal court, we can’t help but think about the one who got away. We’re referring to the former city attorney, Andrew Jared, whom the City Council […]


Climate exodus

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. In September of 2020, California was in the midst of a record-setting heat wave. The hot and dry conditions […]