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Quirarte spreading peace and love through beanies. Photo credit: Mimi Quirarte

Resilience through knitting: Camp Fire survivor gave out over 1,000 beanies during tragedy

Melissa Joseph // November 20, 2019

As cold weather draws near, it’s hard to forget the emotional and physical chill left by the Camp Fire this time, last year. The Camp Fire burned tens of thousands of homes and killed 85 people;...

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Camp Fire relief needs your help, but let’s volunteer and donate effectively

Rayanne Painter // December 4, 2018

It’s difficult to watch your community struggle through a devastation as impactful and detrimental as the Camp Fire. If you were able to return to your intact house, town, schools and jobs, it’s...

Many Chico locals are also a part of the ACS campaign including Sheriff Kory Honea. Image credit to Alain Tomatis

Real Men Wear Pink for breast cancer research

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz // October 23, 2017

Chico Police Chief Michael O' Brien is a candidate for the Real Men Wear Pink campaign that is held by American Cancer Society.The ACS gets candidates that have been nominated and gives them a website...

Giving time, not money to charity

Prin Mayowa // April 13, 2014

I wish that Sarah McLachlan and her border collie spent less time trying to guilt me into giving money to abused and sheltered animals.I have my own dogs that need to be fed expensive Petco food and groomed,...

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