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Street view of Christmas Preview in Downtown Chico.

Chico community celebrates annual Christmas Preview

Hunter Casperson, Reporter // November 23, 2022

On the chilly night of Nov. 20, Chico residents crowded the streets of downtown, hugging warm cups of hot cocoa and apple cider as they celebrated Chico’s annual Christmas Preview. Sweet smells of...

Children happily run up to greet Santa as he pulls up in a vintage firetruck to help light the Christmas tree in the downtown plaza. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Downtown Christmas event brings joy to community and relief to Camp Fire victims

Olyvia Simpson // December 4, 2018

Members of the community gathered in Downtown Chico during the cold weather Sunday night to enjoy the 40th Annual Christmas Preview, where a portion of proceeds went toward Camp Fire relief efforts. The...

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