Arts & Culture

Arts DEVO: Grief, hope

“That’s the beauty of music. They can’t get that from you. … There’s something inside that they can’t get to, that they can’t touch. That’s yours.”—Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), The Shawshank Redemption Jenise Coon was […]


A smoky state

Due to millions of acres of wildfires burning in California, Oregon and Washington, the West Coast states had the worst air quality in the world this past weekend. Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 12-13) Chico’s air […]

Arts & Culture

Art of lockdown

Lately, Michael Bone has felt lucky, sort of. Like so many of us, the well-known local musician is sheltering in place and working from home—teaching music and art, now online only, to his students from […]