News

Whom to watch in 2022

The pandemic may have altered a lot of traditions, but one we’ve maintained at the CN&R is our annual Whom to Watch feature, spotlighting locals we anticipate will make significant impacts—or at least headlines—over the […]

Arts & Culture

Flip the script

When the Blue Room Theatre opened Stuff ’n’ Things on March 12, California had just announced the cancellation of sporting events, part of the first wave of the state-mandated shutdown in response to the coronavirus. […]

Arts & Culture

Good to-go

Are they open? That’s been the twenty-dollar question for Butte County residents as they stare into the refrigerator wondering whether or not their favorite grill or taqueria can save them from another night of leftovers. […]

Community Essays

Doomsday and CN&R’s Plan A

By Ron Angle My father would always warn, “If you have nothing good to say, say nothing.” Unfortunately, his son eventually became a journalist, and as we all know journalists always have something to say. In […]

News

Breaking points

Lindsay Briggs has grown accustomed to criticism. She’s a particular bugaboo for Chicoans who, in a clique of Facebook groups, take umbrage with her social activism. Called “Professor Voldemort” in reference to her position in […]

Local Government

Economic Armageddon?

Members of Chico’s City Council sounded alarms about an oncoming recession Tuesday evening (April 7), hitting the brakes on several initiatives and questioning whether to pause or reduce the sales tax measure slated for November’s […]