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The Beautiful, Clean & Safe clean-up crew gets ready to pick up trash on the streets of Chico. Photo credit: Suzy Leamon

Beautiful, Clean and Safe organizes clean-up event to unite city

Suzy Leamon // October 9, 2015

Beautiful, Clean & Safe is a concentrated effort that aims toward cleaning up Chico as well as uniting its residents.A group of volunteers met at 9 a.m. on Friday in a downtown parking structure to...

Jay, a local homeless man, stands outside of businesses in hopes of compassion Photo credit: Emily Teague

Downtown businesses struggle with homeless

Madison Holmes // April 15, 2014

Katie Vaclavik, the owner of Katie’s Corner, was used to cleaning up urine and trash left by the homeless before opening her store each morning, she said. Before changing store locations from Third...

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