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Editorial

Editorial: The long season ahead

Recent heat and blustery winds in Butte County have sparked memories of the Camp Fire, serving as a reminder of our parched region’s ongoing wildfire vulnerability. Indeed, the North State is now in fire season […]


Opinions

Streetalk: Are you worried about wildfire?

Asked in downtown Chico Michael Campipersonal trainerAs part of a much larger picture, I am very concerned. As we’re witnessing right now, there’s New Mexico, there’s Texas, even Nebraska is on fire, and the chances […]


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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: June 8, 2022

Write a letter: Tell us what you think in a letter to the editor. Send submissions of 200 or fewer words to cnrletters@newsreview.com. Deadline for July 7 print publication is June 20. New rep rec […]


News

Tale of two meetings

by Jason Cassidy & Evan Tuchinsky These days, there seems to be no such a thing as a routine City Council meeting in Chico. Despite what looked to be a straightforward agenda dealing with grant […]


News

Reppin’ the county

The questions: 1. What’s biggest issue facing Butte County?2. How can you as a supervisor address that issue?3. How should the county address homelessness and affordable housing?4. What’s your assessment of water management across the […]


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Editorial

Editorial: CN&R endorsements

Although there are so many open offices in the June 7 election, the Chico News & Review is offering few endorsements. That’s because this is a primary with many two-person races as well as those […]


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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: May 12, 2022

Scrap move less green? Re: “Finally scrapped” Bummer. I’m a longtime customer of Chico Scrap Metal. For all the talk about “green” policies, I think [Karl] Ory and the “progressives” really missed the mark on […]



Art

Arts & Music Issue: Recreating the scene

In 2019, Californians for the Arts successfully campaigned the state Senate to have April designated as Arts, Culture and Creativity Month. The resolution points out that the creative economy contributes more than $400 billion to […]


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Streetalk: Do you enjoy local arts?

Asked in downtown Chico Joseph DeMarcowood flooring I am in the arts scene quite a bit. My favorite [local] painter is Lola Yang. I got a lot of favorite bands, but probably my favorite performer […]


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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: April 7, 2022

Pallet shelter concerns Re “Shelter in the spotlight” (CN&R, March 10, 2022): More to consider concerning the new Pallet camp… · The Jesus Center’s quid-pro-quo 2017 “Memorandum of Understanding” with the city of Chico, leading […]


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Editorial: Council telegraphs agenda

What happened to Mark Orme? Technically, Chico’s now-former city manager resigned and was replaced in the interim by Police Chief Matt Madden. But it’s clear from the reporting by CN&R Contributing Editor Evan Tuchinsky (see […]


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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: March 10, 2022

Done with Dems A dear friend recently described the Democratic Party thusly: “It’s like people are drowning and the Democrats toss a life ring that comes up just short, every time.” During the fall of […]


Opinions

Streetalk: What’s your issue?

Asked in downtown Chico. Annie Fischerrestaurant workerI would say that right now I’m most concerned about the homeless issue we have in Chico, and I’m really glad that there are some steps finally happening to […]


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Editorial: Code yellow

Butte County is not in the green. As of last week, the color-coded system of determining COVID-19 risk from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has our county and most of those […]