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Chico Council Reaffirms Marijuana Restrictions

Tough restrictions on marijuana will remain on the books in Chico following a close vote by the City Council Tuesday night. The move more or less preserves existing restrictions while complying with a statewide proposition that legalized recreational marijuana for adults. That law gives local jurisdictions a free hand to …

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Gun range’s latest advertising controversy

“I’ve been here for at least 5 years and I’ve been ‘coon-called’ at least 5 times,” said Chico State student Rex Bell. Bell says the “Black Lives Matter” movement is a reminder of his own self worth. “Even when it comes to crimes in our community it’s hard to tell …

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Parents of crash victim looking to make road safety changes

Paradise, Calif. — 19-year-old Brianna Cassidy died in a head-on collision on the Skyway in December of 2014. Now her parents are looking to make some life-saving changes the Skyway. The CHP said the driver who hit brianna was not intoxicated, under the influence of drugs, or districted by his …

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Denver Latimer talks theater, Chico’s artistic future

This series highlights the recipients of this year’s Mayor’s Arts Awards, honored for their impact on the performing and cultural arts in Chico. They include: • Outstanding artist Denver Latimer • Outstanding organization Uncle Dad’s Art Collective • Outstanding arts patron Graham Hutton Recipients were chosen by a vote of …

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Trivia Bee to raise funds for literacy programs

11th Annual Trivia Bee for Literacy is November 17th. Posted: Nov. 8, 2017 2:59 PM Updated: Nov. 8, 2017 2:59 PM Posted By: Linda Watkins-Bennett   If you love trivia then you will love the 11th annual Trivia Bee for Literacy  in Chico on Friday, November 17th.  …

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Chico City Council approves concept to relocate Jesus Center

Chico, Calif.–The city council unanimously decided to approve a concept that would consolidate all the services available to homeless people into one area in South Chico and would move the Jesus Center from its current location. The council chamber was completely full Tuesday night with standing room only and many …

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