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Taste of Chico welcomes all foodies

Enzo Perri tosses pizza dough to the desired form for Friday's dinner rush at Celestino's. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Yaritza Ayon

September 19, 2018

Classics and newcomers will all gather in downtown Sunday to feed the foodies of Chico. The 33rd annual Taste of Chico will feature over 150 food and drink vendors from throughout Northern California. Participants will be treated to live music, work from local artists and activities for children. Furt...

Sold-out comedy show features jokes on blindess, birds, babies

Yusef Swafford, Chico State senior computer engineering major, is one of the acts that performed Friday at 1078 Gallery's comedy show, delivering his own style of bold, in-your-face comedy. Photo credit: Veronica Hodur

Jake Hutchison

November 15, 2014

Threesomes, bird smuggling and the Baldwin brothers were popular topics Friday night at 1078 Gallery's hilarious stand-up comedy event. The gallery transformed into a comedy club with no shortage of talent hosted by Bob Backstrom, a local music and comedy promoter and the former owner of Bustolini’s Deli & Coffee Hou...

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