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Reopening risky for kids?

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. The setting was midtown Sacramento, but the scene is going to become familiar across California in the […]

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Business as usual?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chico News & Review has reported on restaurants that opened just as stay-home mandates were ordered (like vegan pizza makers Pizza Riot and new beermakers Mulberry Station Brewing Co.); highlighted […]

Arts & Culture

Return of nightlife?

This feature is part of the CN&R’s June 2021 Business Issue. Archer Lombardi kicked off 2020 ready for big changes. After nearly a decade dedicated to establishing The Maltese as one of Chico’s cornerstone bars […]

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Healthy outlook

This feature is part of the CN&R’s June 2021 Business Issue. Brandon Keith has deep roots at Madison Bear Garden. Fifteen years ago, he worked in the kitchen, in view of customers who ordered burgers […]

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Shot lottery

In an effort to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the state of California is offering big cash prizes and $50 vouchers. The $116.5 million “Vax for the Win” campaign was announced May 27. […]

COVID-19

Kids in crisis

Over the 12 months that Californians have navigated coronavirus waves, few tacks have brought more backsplash than restrictions on in-person learning. Parents and politicians, notably Republican leaders in the North State, have rallied around fully […]

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Vaccines roll out

Butte County Public Health has begun releasing COVID-19 vaccines to high-risk groups in phases and tiers based on federal and state government guidelines. Groups that had been offered vaccinations as of press time include front-line […]

COVID-19

COVID vaccine arrives

Showing no reaction other than self-proclaimed excitement, Dr. James Moore received the first COVID-19 vaccination from the initial batch of vaccine Enloe Medical Center received today (Dec. 17). Moore, an emergency room physician, took a […]

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Holding pattern

The city of Chico will be appointing an interim police chief in the coming weeks, an outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recruitment for the position—held for the past five years by Chief Mike O’Brien—is on […]

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Under pressure

Kandy Comfort reopened her Chico barbershop last week. A day later, she closed it. A day after that, she reopened it again. Such has been the wrenching roller coaster she—and so many others—have ridden amid […]