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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: April 7, 2022

Pallet shelter concerns Re “Shelter in the spotlight” (CN&R, March 10, 2022): More to consider concerning the new Pallet camp… · The Jesus Center’s quid-pro-quo 2017 “Memorandum of Understanding” with the city of Chico, leading […]

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Letters to the editor: Feb. 2, 2022

Same ol’ development Re “Tenuous connection”: People—at least everyday citizens—don’t have a voice in housing development in Chico. City staff have been in bed with developers for years to keep inclusionary zoning off the books. […]

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Opinions

Letters for Oct. 7, 2021

Folly of the recall Re: “Should Newsom be recalled?” (Newslines, Sept. 2): In 2018, Californians elected Gavin Newsom as the governor of California with a 62 percent vote. Republicans, including local ones, and QAnon activists […]

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Letters: 9/2/21

Pandemic alarm Re “COVID surges, a self-inflicted consequence” (Editorial, Aug. 5) and “A dark cloud” (Second & Flume, by Melissa Daugherty, Aug. 5). A big “Thanks” to CN&R for its crucial editorial and its opinion […]

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Letters: Aug. 5, 2021

Cop on council? Michael O’Brien spoke to the [Chico City] Council on July 20. There were some red flags in his comments. Initially, he said District Attorney Mike Ramsey asked him to run. To critics […]

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Letters to the editor: July 1, 2021

Common sense and decency Think about it. We hear fellow citizens express frustration over our current state of affairs by blaming the easy, conspicuous and most defenseless target: people living outside. Blaming houseless people ignores […]

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Letters: May 6, 2021

Two on the burned lands Re “Climate exodus”: Thank you for your coverage of the fires and their aftermath. It breaks my heart to see the devastation to people who have loved this area and […]

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Letters to the editor: April 14, 2021

Listen to the expert The April 6 Chico City Council meeting covered vital local issues. Most impressive was Butte County Behavioral Health Director Scott Kennelly’s informative presentation. He spoke about low crime among the homeless/unhoused […]