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Paradise stands together through church efforts

Fair goers enjoy games as the sun sets on Paradise. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Melissa Joseph

November 12, 2019

Paradise Alliance Church held a free event Saturday night, welcoming residents to enjoy carnival games, a petting zoo and live art. The event, We Stand Together, welcomed anyone in the area who has been affected emotionally or physically by the fire, encouraging visitors to pray and enjoy themselves through...

Fair brought opportunities to support the disabled community

Rowell Family Empowerment (RFE) tabled at the event. They offered pamphlets, merchandise, support, training, and lots of information for locals. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Melissa Joseph

September 16, 2019

The Abilities and Possibilities Fair, organized by The Arc, came to the Thursday Night Market in the downtown plaza. The fair was an opportunity for disabled individuals to share their perspectives and educate the community on how they are more than just a disability.The Arc is dedicated to not only edu...

California school districts visit Chico State for Education Hiring Fair

Jim Hanlon, Assistant Superintendent at Chico Unified School District, talks to students interested in finding a teaching job at the Education Hiring Fair in the Bell Memorial Union. Photo credit: Trenton Taylor

Trenton Taylor

March 11, 2019

Chico State's Career Center hosted roughly 100 school districts across California for the Education Hiring Fair Saturday morning. Students currently in Chico State's credential program, along with those who already have a credential, sought out their future careers within the education industry.The fair was ...

Chico Elks Lodge announces second annual Craft Faire

Art and craft fair held at the Trianon park in São Paulo. Stock image by Getty Images.

Natalie Hanson

September 14, 2018

Last year's first "Craft Faire" event in Chico celebrated local crafters and invited everyone in the community to participate. This month, the Chico Elk Ladies group has announced that they will host the event again, at the Chico Elks Lodge Sept. 29-30. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||fu...

Two-week long carnival kicks off at Chico mall

The carnival outside Chico Mall. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Josiah Nicholl

March 11, 2018

A two-week long carnival began Thursday at the Chico mall parking lot next to Logan's Roadhouse.The carnival offers a variety of different rides, games, and food.The event is being put on by Keva-Works, a carnival company from Palm Desert, with the aim of bringing more customers to the Chico mall.Wrist...

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