News

Whom to watch in 2022

The pandemic may have altered a lot of traditions, but one we’ve maintained at the CN&R is our annual Whom to Watch feature, spotlighting locals we anticipate will make significant impacts—or at least headlines—over the […]


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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: Jan. 6, 2022

Surrender, Oroville Re “What were they thinking?” (feature, CN&R, Dec. 3, 2021): If the city of Oroville wants to secede from the union, let them go. This means, however: United States currency is not longer […]


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News

Editorial: The numbers equal people

Even for the most committed COVID-19 dashboard watchers, the amount of data being generated during the coronavirus pandemic can be daunting. For two years, news of the virus in the U.S. has been told in […]


News

Top 10 stories of 2021

There is no sugar-coating it: 2021 has not been easy. America as a whole may have gone through more turmoil during the previous year, but Butte County had the unrelenting wildfires and extreme drought of […]


News

What were they thinking?

Paging Dr. Feelbad: Enloe Medical Center ER physician Dr. Lamont Leavitt allegedly shared propaganda with a patient that called the COVID-19 pandemic a hoax and lambasted masks and social distancing. Ted Nugent can write the […]


Art

Entertainment, charity & cheer

Community events Toys-for-Tots Toy DriveDec. 2-3, Drop off a new unwrapped toy to one of this year’s locations: Concours Elite, Deer Creek Broadcasting, Two Men & a Truck, Wittmeier Auto Center, Chico Marketplace, or Express […]



Arts & Culture

Delivered by song

Bodies – AFI The pandemic has been a nonstop conundrum for the music industry, with politics, supply-chain disruption and a decimated live-music scene making the past year-plus very unpredictable. From that chaos, however, the bands […]



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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: Dec. 2, 2021

Better for our elders Re: “Our elders need us” (Guest Comment, Nov. 4): I found this commentary, although well-meaning, a truly sad commentary on our civilization. [Joe Wills] says, as a society, elders must accept […]


News

Local heroes 2021

As summer heat, and the wildfire season, and the COVID-19 surge start to dissipate, there is a measure of hope creeping into Chico’s crisp fall nights. We at the Chico News & Review are feeling […]


Opinions

Aaron Rodgers: WTF?

Where do we even start on this one? Aaron Rodgers—hometown hero, future Pro Football Hall of Famer, generous Camp Fire benefactor—what in the world were you thinking? News last week that the former Butte College […]


Opinions

Editorial: A dangerous propagandist

Butte County’s all-hat, no-cattle congressman, Doug LaMalfa, is licking the boots of a prominent member of his party by perpetuating a coronavirus conspiracy theory, an apparent attempt to make a name for himself no matter […]


Opinions

Streetalk: What’s your superpower?

Asked in downtown Chico David Hineskitchen managerBeing a little bit too logical. It helps me with recipes and things like that—explaining things, making sure it’s understood by everybody on every wavelength so it’s overly clear. […]


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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: Nov. 4, 2021

Remembering Stephen Vest Last night, I shared with a close friend the body-worn camera video of Chico “peace” officers Nick Bauer, who forgot his bean-bag shotgun and fired two shots from a .45, and Tyler […]