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Floral shop to relocate after over 100 years

Floral shop to relocate after over 100 years

Natalie Hanson

February 13, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Christian & Johnson, a landmark floral and gifts shop in Chico, announced its move to a new location this week.The shop has been a town icon since its establishment in 1907, and will leave its site on Vallombrosa Avenue of over 100 years this summer.The owner, Melissa Heringer, confirmed that the sho...

Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Steer away from dating apps this Valentine’s Day

Karen Limones

February 10, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

When someone is longing for a relationship or has recently had a breakup, Valentine's Day is a cruel reminder of reality, according to Psych Central. Sometimes, those who are in a vulnerable state look for satisfaction and acceptance through dating apps.Attraction and desire cannot be predicted by da...

Fire in Chico leads to mobile home evacuations

Fire in Chico leads to mobile home evacuations

February 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

A fire broke out in a neighborhood in north Chico Tuesday.The fire, near several mobile residences, began just after 11 p.m. on 3200 Rockin M. Drive. Evacuations were ordered for residents at Troy Lane whose homes were at risk, according to a news release.It took about two hours for Chico's fire dep...

Chico City Council introduces community court plan

Chico City Council introduces community court plan

Joey Nicholl

January 29, 2018


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The Chico City Council proposed a plan to create a community court Friday.Mayor Sean Morgan unveiled the plan at the annual state of the city address.A community court would allow misdemeanor offenders to get their charges dropped by participating in community service and getting assistance from service pro...

New Year’s resolutions versus reality

New Year’s resolutions versus reality

Grant Schmieding

January 24, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

At the start of a New Year, many may take the time to set resolutions that may change what is deemed necessary to set higher goals in life. These goals are what is commonly referred to as New Year's resolutions. Trouble is, according to a 2017 Huffington Post Article, only 8 percent of people keep these self-made declarations. Here are some tips to actually keep a New Years resolution:...

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Caitlyn Young

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

There are hundreds of Christmas-related traditions across the world, and everyone celebrates Christmas in their own way. For some families, a common tradition is to go see “The Nutcracker” every year.“The Nutcracker” is a classic Christmas tale of a girl named Clara and her h...

Letter to: my pet back home

Letter to: my pet back home

Danielle Cortes

December 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Dear Buddy,Long distance relationships are real difficult especially because there is no form of communication, besides the occasional FaceTime chats which don't even last too long and you most likely don't recognize my face on the screen.You are probably just confused as to where the familiar voice s...

Fraud suspect leads police chase for hours in Chico neighborhood

Fraud suspect leads police chase for hours in Chico neighborhood

Jacqueline Morales

November 29, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A suspected thief led numerous police on a chase after possible fraud of credit cards at a Chico business Tuesday.The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. at the 600 block of Broadway Street when Andrew Gasway, 32, was suspected of using fraudulent credit and debit cards, according to a press release....

How to manage the cold weather

How to manage the cold weather

Grayson Boyer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

The weather in Chico has shifted from a crushing heat to frigid rain, and the shift in weather demands a shift in lifestyle. Cold weather and rain force people indoors, a marked shift from the active outdoor-living lifestyle that Chico usually promotes. Below is a guide to make the most out of the ra...

Chico council votes to regulate the use of marijuana

Chico council votes to regulate the use of marijuana

Christian Solis

November 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico City Council voted 4-3 to pass a city ordinance strictly regulating the use, sale and growing of marijuana Tuesday night.Ordinance 19.75 prohibits commercial cannabis activity, sets up a permitting process for indoor personal grow only and prohibits use within designated areas of the city.Councilwoman Ann Schwab voted against the ordinance and said, "64 percent of vot...

Cal Fire lifts burning restrictions from Butte County

Cal Fire lifts burning restrictions from Butte County

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Burn suspension will be lifted from Butte County by Cal Fire Monday Nov. 6 at 8a.m.The suspension was cancelled formally by Cal Fire/Butte County Chief Darren Read due to cooler temperatures, according to a press release. Some restrictions are still required for burning:- Before burning the area must...

Public informational meeting on safety is held by Chico police

Public informational meeting on safety is held by Chico police

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017


Filed under Community, Crime, News

Chico police will have a public informational meeting on safety Thursday. The meeting regards public safety with a in-depth explanation to local users of exactly how Nextdoor: Making the Most of the Network is connected to the police department. The meeting will be held at the Old Municipal Building 44...

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