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Streetalk: Are you gardening this spring?

Asked in downtown Chico Debby Ademaregistered nurseOh my gosh, yes. I have a massive garden and there are just two of us. We’re growing six varieties of lettuce—and we can already have a salad out […]


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Streetalk: Planning a “COVID summer” do-over?

Asked in downtown Chico. Gary MelserretiredWe had a cruise to Europe canceled last October that’s been rescheduled to this coming October. So, not canceled altogether. They just gave us credit for another one. Sophie RedlindoctorA […]


Arts & Culture

Indulge your dreams

Ten years ago, after Jack Campbell and his wife, Ana Bonnin, returned to the states from a year spent in Buenos Aires, Argentina, they faced a serious dilemma. They couldn’t find a pizza that matched […]




Arts & Culture

Treats for trying times

As a child growing up in Southern California, Adrianna Wiley was always curious, especially in the kitchen. At a young age, she started learning from an aunt who transmitted a love for cooking and baking […]


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Streetalk: New Year’s resolution?

Asked in downtown Chico. Cheryl Kingeducational consultantTo be more conscientious of the money I spend, and to not spend it on myself but to provide help to others who need it. Mallory Penzottifacility managerTo be […]


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Streetalk: Hope or dread?

Asked in downtown Chico. Madeline Mahoneydirect care workerI’m on the side of hope. The further we go away from the initial shock of change, the more we’re able to adapt to it. With the [COVID] […]


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Streetalk: Worst holiday song?

Asked in downtown Chico. Whitney Huskybike shop managerAnything by Alvin and the Chipmunks. Ken DevolreporterI’m not partial to “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” It plays endlessly in my head—sometimes even out of holiday season. Miriam JohnsonI […]


Arts & Culture

Growing roots

After stints farming in Italy and Hawaii, Aimee Zarzynski and her fiancé, Kevin White, decided to set roots closer to home, and started their own Gold Roots Farm in Corning in January. The couple grew […]




Arts & Culture

The panini bus

As sound engineers, Daniel Nelson and Joel Matzinger know what it’s like to be on the road. However, with live music and everything that goes along with it canceled for the foreseeable future due to […]