Arts & Culture

Next chapter in local baking

Kenneth Curran’s first foray into bread making came at 21, when he was stocking bread at S&S Produce in Chico. The original Tin Roof Bakery owner Brandon Siewert walked into the store one day and, […]


Streetalk: Can you share something positive?

Asked in downtown Chico. Hester Winchesterworking mother[Schools have] a better plan for distance learning than I thought they would. My daughter just started high school. When she was in eighth grade, those last few months, […]

Arts & Culture

Legado del helado

At 23 years old, Marco Arreguin manages four ice cream shops in Chico and one in Yuba City. La Flor de Michoacán Paletería y Neveria is his family’s business, which started in 2012 with one […]

Arts & Culture

Parking lot cafe

In 2018, Eileen Humiston and Rylan Morabito decided to take a risk and pulled the trigger on buying an old coffee truck they found on a Redding Craigslist ad. The truck was a fixer-upper built […]

Arts & Culture

Cheesecake queen

More than 10 years ago, Dawn McGaffick stumbled upon her mom’s old Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese Cookbook. The Chico native decided to give the classic pumpkin cheesecake recipe a shot, and by fateful accident she […]


Mask man

When the coronavirus pandemic hit California, Tovey Giezentanner wanted to do something. The Chico native settled on making face coverings to help control the spread, but his ambition went beyond sitting at a sewing machine […]


Local high-schoolers take home film prizes

Several Pleasant Valley High School (PVHS) film students will receive awards during a virtual ceremony this week (Tuesday, May 19, at 7 p.m.) for the 2020 Directing Change Program Film Contest. The annual public service […]