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Who gets a state stimulus check? When?

By Jackie Botts for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. California will soon be sending out $600 one-time stimulus payments to millions of low-income California […]

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‘In memory of’

A half-dozen artists and activists gathered at The Triangle Saturday (Feb. 20) morning to install a temporary tribute to members of the homeless community who’ve died in recent years. The signs were up by 9 […]

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Death by homelessness

In recent weeks, a wedge-shaped traffic median between Pine and Cypress Streets—known as The Triangle—became the latest battleground in the community-dividing conflict over how Chico should address homelessness issues. On Feb. 4, city workers and […]

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Shelters and the city

During its Feb. 2 meeting, the Chico City Council boosted the continued efforts of the Chico Housing Action Team (CHAT) to provide shelter for unhoused individuals. The council approved $282,933 of Community Development Block Grant […]

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Hometown MVP

Aaron Rodgers, one-time Pleasant Valley High School and Butte College football star and current NFL quarterback (and just-announced league MVP) for the Green Bay Packers has donated $500,000 to the newly formed Aaron Rodgers Small-Business […]

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County seeks health, eco assists

Butte County Public Health is recruiting volunteers to help vaccinate the community against COVID-19. Licensed health-care professionals and people without medical training can register through the Disaster Healthcare Volunteer program at healthcarevolunteers.ca.gov (select Butte County). […]

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Whom to watch in 2021

Whatever new challenges 2021 has in store for Butte County, there is still a lot of work to do to recover from the wreckage of the previous year. Public health, business, education, housing and the […]