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Free Chico Cemetery tour a hidden local gem

Free Chico Cemetery tour a hidden local gem

Christina Cahill

October 30, 2019

Anyone who has spent time in Chico has probably driven past the cemetery on Mangrove Avenue. There’s a giant, real WWII-era torpedo marking its entrance, with majestic, ancient-looking trees spread throughout the grounds and unique headstones speckling the meticulously-maintained grass. However, fe...

Choose Chico draws 1,500 prospective students

Choose Chico! Photo courtesy of Chico State office of Admissions. Photo by Jason Halley

Daniel Wright

April 21, 2017

More than 1,000 admitted students, along with friends and family toured Chico State, April 8, at Choose Chico. Choose Chico is held annually in the spring, as an opportunity for students who have been admitted to tour the campus. Choose Chico has existed since 2009, according to Associate Director...

Art tour reveals hidden gems of Chico

Kari Zagan and Chico Country Day Students used the Farmer's Market as their inspiration for one of the six Icon Pedestals done by various artists. Photo credit: Cortneanne Campbell

Cortneanne Campbell

October 22, 2016

Chico locals and visitors alike have probably noticed the public art that fills downtown Chico, but there are some hidden gems that are often overlooked. To help get a closer look at the local art, The Chico Arts & Culture Foundation provides the inside scoop through their art tours. Their missio...

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