Arts & Culture

What’s going on? Feb. 8-14

What concerts, plays, art shows and other events are coming this week? Chico News & Review has you covered with these weekly highlights of what’s happening at all the local clubs, theaters, galleries and performance […]

Local Government

Briefed: Feb. 7-14

Local government this week BUTTE COUNTY SUPERVISORS: Meetings are normally held the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Visit site for posted agenda as well as current meeting calendar. Tue, 2/14, 9am. Butte County Board of […]


How do I vote?

This feature is part of the CN&R’s Oct. 6 Election Issue. For more stories on the 2022 general election click here. Ballots for the 2022 General Election are mailed out Oct. 10-Nov. 1 for those […]


Supes spend COVID money

Before the Board of Supervisors heard proposals for Butte County’s allotment of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, Chairman Bill Connelly expressed some reservations. “I’m worried about spending every bit of the money,” he said […]


The watcher

Ken Jordan calls it “spotting smokes,” and it’s an easy job when the mountain air is clear: “Sometimes, it’s second nature to spot a smoke without even looking for it.” White, gray or bluish, woodsmoke […]


Surge protectors

Walking into a store, eatery or nightspot around Butte County, a casual observer might assume the pandemic has passed. Quite the contrary: Absences of face coverings and plexiglass barriers belie a new spike in COVID-19 […]


Community boosters

Times are tough. There’s no sugar-coating economic struggles in Chico, Butte County and elsewhere. Residents—and businesses—are feeling the pinch of high prices for gas, food and goods. The CN&R could devote our annual Business Issue […]


Lucero loses lead

Chico police officer Peter Durfee took the lead over incumbent Debra Lucero in the race for District 2 supervisor in the latest update to Butte County’s primary election results. Hours after vote centers closed Tuesday […]