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Harvest hurdles

When the Camp Fire raged through Paradise on Nov. 8, 2018, Jim and Laurie Noble barely escaped with their lives. Almost everything they left behind, including three homes and eight outbuildings that composed the infrastructure […]

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Partial recall

In a Chico City Council meeting full of legal arguments and impassioned speeches, one of the most significant moments Tuesday night (Nov. 2) was so subtle as to be nearly undetectable. It happened about 90 […]

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Lines drawn

Debra Lucero has become quite the cartographer the past few months. Ever since 2020 census numbers triggered redistricting for Butte County’s Board of Supervisors, Lucero—who represents Chicoans in the current District 2—has scrutinized maps submitted […]

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Best of Chico 2021: Goods & Services

Ag/Growing Supplies FIRST Place: Northern Star Mills510 Esplanade, 342-7661Since 1898, Chicoans have trusted Northern Star Mills for their farming needs, especially when it comes to their animals. That’s because the store, operating near downtown at […]

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The forgotten fire?

Until the night of Sept. 8, 2020, Berry Creek’s Village Market was the beating heart of a thriving community. It was the only destination “on the hill”—as locals refer to the foothills area—that offered groceries […]

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Best of Chico 2021: Health & Wellness

Acupuncture Clinic FIRST Place: Chico Community Acupuncture1815 Mangrove Ave., 345-5300Open since 2010, Chico Community Acupuncture has been a Best of Chico fixture. It’s a nonprofit and part of a national cooperative, People’s Organization of Community […]

Best of Chico

Best of Chico 2021: Community

Charitable Cause FIRST Place: Chico Housing Action Team (CHAT)520-6412, chicohousingactionteam.netWith Chico in the midst of a housing crisis and homelessness the issue foremost on the city’s agenda, the life-changing and life-saving work performed by CHAT’s […]