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Published: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Last Build Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:04:32 PDT

Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2018, CHICO COMMUNITY PUBLISHING, INC.
 



All about Earth > Film festival celebrates human connection to the planet, sustainability as a way of life.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Several years ago, amid an eight-year backpacking trip around the world as a way to shed ties to the American culture of consumption, Allen...



Peer-to-peer > Behavioral Health groups help smokers quit.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Ray McKelligott took two drags of a “snipe” cigarette after months of not smoking, and moments later was in the hospital, his heart failing....



Bee prepared: how to treat a sting > Tips on how to handle an insect attack.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Spring has hit its stride and blooms are popping off left and right. With those flowers come hard-working insects who help to pollinate our...



Sounds like Chico > CN&R’s annual look at the local music scene.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

When the CN&R shines a spotlight on the Chico music scene, the focus is normally on those who create the music—the players who perform...



Bob’s room > Passing the torch at Sierra Nevada’s iconic venue.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

After nearly two decades spent managing the Sierra Nevada Big Room, Bob Littell is coming full circle. He retired from the brewery on March...



Feeling poptimistic > Synth-pop rockers Solar Estates move forward.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

It’s easy to get lost in the limitless possibilities of electronic music production, but there’s guidance in this adage: If you strip away the...



Song salvation > Jeff Coleman finds strength in that old-time music.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Sons of Jefferson has a story and a sound that folks in Northern California might not expect. “We’re into the mythical state of Jefferson,”...



Bands to watch > Five new Chico acts to keep an ear out for.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

[slideshow-1] [slideshow-2] [slideshow-3] [slideshow-4] [slideshow-5] PERVERT PERVERT is the freshest band in Chico. The sound is a wild, crowd-pleasing, mash-up of punk, rap, metal and...



Casino inches forward > Mechoopda win in court, county to decide whether to appeal (again).

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

For over a decade, the Mechoopda Indian Tribe has been entangled in court over plans to build a casino south of Chico. Its opponent:...



Ending secrecy > The city’s property negotiations with the Jesus Center will emerge from closed session.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

As City Councilman Randall Stone walked out of the newly renovated council chambers on Tuesday (April 17), he told this reporter, “We’re absent for...



Eye on 45 > A flyover of the news out of the White House and Congress.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

In the last installment of Eye on 45 back in mid-February, we learned that President Trump’s White House attorneys had advised him to not be...



Poor air quality in North State > The Redding/Red Bluff area was ranked top 10 for worst ozone pollution in an American Lung Association report.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Air quality in Northern California has a lot of room for improvement. The Redding/Red Bluff area ranked ninth for the worst ozone pollution in the...



Farm Sanctuary closing > After 25 years in the North State, Farm Sanctuary to close its Orland location.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Orland’s Farm Sanctuary, the North State site of a farm animal rescue and protection organization, will be closing after 25 years. The nonprofit acquired 96...



Ballot finalized for local races > Challengers hope to oust Republican incumbents, Congressman Doug LaMalfa and Assemblyman James Gallagher.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Candidate lists for Congress and the California state Assembly have been finalized, according Secretary of State Alex Padilla. Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) is...



Global press freedom in decline > It has hit its lowest point in more than decade.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Press freedom across the globe has hit its lowest point in 13 years, according to Freedom of the Press, an annual report on media...






CAMMIES 2018 > Now with more music!

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

The 13th anniversary of the CAMMIES, the Chico News & Review’s annual celebration of the Chico area’s incredible, eclectic music scene....



Taking the high road > Comic Doug Benson is stoned, and laughing all the way to the bank.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Probably not since Cheech and Chong in the late-1970s and early ’80s has a comedian fully embraced, and fully capitalized on, weed consumption quite...



Arts Devo > All the festivals at once in Chico.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

And all of my creeks are overflowing/Flowing over former banks/If you’ll only say you’ll help me/I’d repay you a thousand times … Boy, have...



The Cuban Affair > A Key West thriller.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Nelson DeMille’s heroes tend to have something in common that is rare in crime novels: They’re wiseacres, quick to crack a joke even in...



Future beer > Will new yeast take strain off hops production?

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

As much as some foodies like to bash truffle oil, the stuff comes respectably close to mimicking the real thing. It is made using...



Musical outbreak > Local bookers put on inaugural Valley Fever fest.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

As a longtime local musician and booker, Jake Sprecher believes that Chico can be a sneaky awesome stop for touring bands. Over the years,...



Drop the Bone > Grateful Dead biographer returns to the studio.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Like a well-played concert, David Gans’ new album, Drop the Bone, hits the right moods at the right times. And Gans knows a little...



MIEN > Psychedelic indie supergroup’s debut.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Though this is MIEN’s debut album, the band has been nearly 14 years in the making, starting when Elephant Stone’s Rishi Dhir met Black...



Enough is enough > It’s time for the county to back off on litigation to stop a Mechoopda casino.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Butte County clearly doesn’t want the Mechoopda tribe to build a casino. At least not along Highways 99 and 149, which is the location of...



A wild week for weed > POTUS and a prominent former high-ranking GOP official make a U-turn on cannabis.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Last week was a weird one in the world of marijuana news. In a stretch of a few days, both President Trump and former Speaker...



The road to collusion > On Trump, bank loans, money laundering and Russia.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

When President Trump announced his proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, the spokesman for this ill-begotten action was his secretary of commerce, Wilbur Ross....



Letters for April 19, 2018 >

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

On the cover story Re “‘Environmental catastrophe’” (Cover story, by Julie Cart, April 12): We have been warned for decades with numerous studies about...



Orwell and awards > Trump’s Big Brother efforts; plus, the CN&R brings home statewide journalism honors.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

The Trump administration’s latest Orwellian enterprise is the Department of Homeland Security’s bid to establish a database that tracks the work of reporters, editors, bloggers...



Event season > Grand openings, birthdays and more reasons to celebrate spring.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

As things go this time of year, it seems as soon as my calendar rolled over to April, my schedule filled up. I honestly don’t...



Business is popping > Colin Houlihan brings family kettle corn business to Chico.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

At 23 years old, Colin Houlihan can hardly believe he’s able to support himself and his fiancée making kettle corn. But his business, Ohoulis...



Lost dogs and boy > Wes Anderson’s latest fun animated feature.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs is an utter delight. It’s another of the director’s feature-length ventures into animation and epic cartoon yarn-spinning (his first...



Modern family > Haunting portrait of contemporary social life.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

In its most emotionally engaging terms, Loveless is a missing-child story and a chilling picture of a young couple’s marriage gone horribly sour. In larger...



Home sales for April 19, 2018 >

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 PDT

April 2 – 6, 2018 ADDRESSTOWNPRICEBR/BASQ. FT. 4111 Goldfinch Ct Chico $710,000 4/3261437 Kingsburry Ct Chico $610,000 3/3320238 Charlotte Ct Chico $610,000 3/3266411576 Meridian Rd...