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The Mother Hips duo begin their acoustic set

The Mother Hips play acoustic hits at Chico Women’s Club

Michaela Harris, Staff Writer // October 8, 2021

Bay Area band The Mother Hips played a stripped down acoustic show for day two of their Chico visit. Founding members Tim Bluhm and Greg Loiacono performed as The Mother Hips duo, the acoustic alternative...

The Mother Hips. Photo contributed by Hi-Res Images and Blue Rose.

Chico welcomes The Mother Hips’ homecoming, pending new album release

Shae Pastrana, Reporter // September 30, 2021

The Mother Hips will return this weekend to celebrate 30 years of rock in the city that started their musical journey. As their new album approaches, fans have much to honor, in memory of the band’s...

Comedian TJ Hudson gave the ABCs of Mike G Ride. Mike Gs dog, Lil G sat quietly with Mike G for most of the night and received more love than comedic roasts on Feb 24, 2019. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Mike G takes insults for a good cause, raising money for Camp Fire survivors

Olyvia Simpson // February 25, 2019

What would it take for you to sit in front of an audience and be publicly ridiculed in the name of comedy? For Mike Griffith, also known as “Mike G Ride,” it took having both a winning personality...

David Phillips spoke about the need for better police training when responding to the mentally ill Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Memorial celebrates life of Desmond Phillips

Josh Cozine // March 17, 2018

One year after the death of a local Chico man, Desmond Phillips, family, friends and community members gathered to celebrate his life. Those gathered also remembered the incident leading to his death,...

The Chico Womens Club is holding a fashion show this weekend. Photo credit: Yang Dai

Chico Women’s Club holding fashion show

Yang Dai // April 9, 2016

Jointly held by the Chico Women's Club and Pleasant Valley High School students, an environmental protection-themed catwalk will be held on April 10 at the Chico Women's Club on 592 E. Third St. Over 60...

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Bernie fans to host free registration event with live music

Molly Sullivan // March 25, 2016

Local bands will be performing at a voter registration event to support Bernie Sanders and encourage eligible voters to register in time for the California primary election. “Bands for Bernie” will...

Photo courtesy of Maurice Huffman

Q&A: Big Mo on children’s tales, blues

Michael Quiring // November 3, 2014

Local blues musician Maurice Huffman of Big Mo & The Full Moon Band dished about his upcoming children's book, dream musical project and being part of the best blues band in Chico. The band's next...

People come together at the Chico Womens Club on Friday night for international folk dancing. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Community gathers for global folk dance

Sarah Scharf // March 8, 2014

Folk dance's traditional origins make it a great way to enjoy a part of a culture that has existed for generations. Members of the Chico World Dancers and others gathered at the Chico Women's...

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