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Attendees waiting for their Taste of Chico. Photo credit: Courtesy of Downtown Chico Business Association

Foodies gather for Chico tradition

Matthew Manfredi // September 19, 2016

On Sept. 25, some of the area’s best restaurants, wineries, breweries, food trucks and beverage vendors will gather for the Taste of Chico, an event transforming a quiet Sunday afternoon into a foodie-crazed...

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Man sells drugs in City Plaza

Carly Plemons // November 14, 2015

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Vandalism, 8:45 a.m., West Sacramento Avenue"Window was smashed, nothing missing from vehicle."Call Type: Suspicious Subject, 6:51 p.m., Konkow Hall"Subject was...

Soul ids Eli Libby, public relations director (left), Ben Sampson, founder and CEO (middle), and Kyle Nelson, marketing director (right), are excited to cover Chicos City Plaza in snow for the first Soul id Rail Jam. Photo credit: Nick Bragg

Snowboarders, skiers will shred in first Rail Jam

Nick Bragg // February 18, 2015

The normally bone dry City Plaza in Downtown Chico is going to be covered in snow for the first Soul id Rail Jam. Snowboarders and skiers across the North State are going to be throwing down their tricks...

The LoLos backstage at Led Zeppelin IV for its second show on Saturday night. From left to right; bassist Zach Sanchez, drummer McKenzie Warner, guitarist Ben Colbeck and lead singer Matthew Heyden. Photo credit: Jeffrey Fox

Local indie rockers sprint from concert to concert

Jeffrey Fox // September 14, 2014

The LoLos' guitarist Ben Colbeck pulls off his shirt as the band walks briskly down the sidewalk of West 3rd Street after a Chico BandSwap performance in the City Plaza. If he wants to change before the...

Aimee Guy vocalizes her opinions on the unfair treatment of pitbulls in modern society downtown Friday as part of the Great Debate. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Diversity debated downtown

Nathan Lehmann // April 12, 2014

Chico State students gathered in the downtown plaza all-day Friday for the city's biannual Great Debate.Over 1700 Chico State students presented speeches, debates and group presentations centered around...

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