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Friday's concert featured a performance from the Fritz, a local Chico band. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Friday Night Concerts kick off in the Chico City Plaza

Josiah Nicholl // May 5, 2018

People filled the city plaza in downtown Chico Friday night to enjoy the return of Chico's Friday Night Concerts. For the 41st year, free shows with live music will be put on by the Downtown Chico Business...

Sophia Graves believes that all Chico State students should take the strawless challenge. Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

Chico State and local businesses take the Strawless Challenge

Roberto Fonseca // April 16, 2018

An estimated 500 million straws are used daily in the United States and the majority of those end up in various oceans. On April 23, Chico State will be officially be taking the strawless challenge in...

Photo credit: Ernesto Rivera

Christmas tree lights up downtown Chico

David Mcvicker // December 5, 2014

[metaslider id=39164]Photographs by Ernesto Rivera'Twas three weeks before Christmas and all through downtown. Children were stirring, waiting for Santa to come 'round. Raindrops fell swiftly and sounds...

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...

Thursday Night Market returns April 6. Image courtesy of Stephanie Yunker.

Downtown market starts fresh new season

Ariel Hernandez // March 30, 2014

The Thursday Night Market is aiming to clean up more than just your diet this summer. The market starts from 6-9 p.m. April 3 and runs rain or shine until Sept. 25. The market houses more than 100...

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