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Pandemic for the poor

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. In the early months of COVID-19’s spread across the U.S. last year, researchers and journalists began tracking […]

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Condition critical

For Mike Wiltermood, the COVID-19 spike that’s gripping Butte County and the rest of the world is more than just a professional concern. It’s personal. Wiltermood knows the numbers. He’s seen people they represent firsthand. […]

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‘Far from over’

When Supervisor Doug Teeter originally proposed the idea of rescinding Butte County’s COVID-19 local disaster proclamation resolution on Aug. 10, California was two months into having fully reopened its economy, and local schools were gearing […]

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Priced out

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. As Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislators address a particularly urgent housing problem by extending eviction protections […]

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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 […]