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Local family-owned restaurant, ‘La Comida’ celebrates 50 year anniversary

Local family-owned restaurant, ‘La Comida’ celebrates 50 year anniversary

Alejandra Fraga

April 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The La Comida restaurant celebrated its' 50-year anniversary from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. out in the Mangrove Plaza parking lot Saturday. The restaurant, which serves Mexican food, is located in the Mangrove Plaza on Mangrove Ave in Chico.The event consisted of prizes, a wheel of fortune, food specials and...

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Chico Community Ballet presents their own Chico-version of ‘The Nutcracker’

Caitlyn Young

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Mobile Headlines

There are hundreds of Christmas-related traditions across the world, and everyone celebrates Christmas in their own way. For some families, a common tradition is to go see “The Nutcracker” every year.“The Nutcracker” is a classic Christmas tale of a girl named Clara and her h...

‘How is life?’

‘How is life?’

Kendall George

November 28, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Thanksgiving gave just a glimpse of home-life away from college, surrounded by childhood friends and far-away family. Whether or not you enjoy going home for the holidays, it has come time to face relatives, some for the first time since leaving home. It might be nice to be in your hometown for a ...

Don’t live in your sibling’s shadow

Don’t live in your sibling’s shadow

Brittany Mcclintock

March 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

It seems dark and cold. It’ll feel like no one is around to help you. You almost can’t help yourself. Seems like everything you’ve done doesn’t even matter. You’re in your sibling’s shadow. Being the younger sibling could seem great. There’s no real experiment with parenting, your parents...

Loans for the holidays

Loans for the holidays

December 13, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As students begin to head home for the holidays to spend time with family, they are most likely going to be bombarded with the same questions as every year. They are asked about school, significant others, social lives, post-graduation plans and finances covering everything in and out of college. Now,...

The awkward ambiguity of friendship

The awkward ambiguity of friendship

Allison Galbreath

March 1, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Ah, relationships. They make life worthwhile, don’t they?And I don't mean just romantic relationships here. Although those are great. I’m actually talking about all types of relationships: from familial to romantic to friendships. They all have the potential to provide support, comfort, understan...

Blood is still thicker than water

Blood is still thicker than water

Joseph Rogers

February 21, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

While walking home earlier this semester, I had the dubious pleasure of listening to a young woman argue with her mother. Most of the people walking on that block of Warner Street shared that same pleasure. Apparently the mother had seen some social media posts of this young lady at a party and called her ab...

Breaking the pattern of diabetes in families

Daisy Dardon

February 12, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Diabetes has affected my family for years. My grandmother and great-grandmother both had it. And just two years ago, we found out my mother did as well. When my mom was first diagnosed, I didn’t think it was that big of a deal. I thought it was something that could be easily handled.But I remember the ...

Family holidays aren’t worth fretting over

Alyssa Dunning

November 8, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I love the holiday season, but sometimes I have to ditch out on family for my own health. Once someone reaches adulthood, holidays become a lot more difficult to navigate. Family gatherings are great, but I can't always make it to Thanksgiving or our big family Christmas. Being married means that I h...

Family will always stay number one

Julianna Eveland

October 23, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

My mom said something to me the other day that made me think about the connections I'll keep with my family as I get older. "Janie, I'm not always going to be here to help you take care of these things," she said. She was speaking in reference to sending off my passport to get a new visa for Saudi A...

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Ryan Grady

April 1, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Sophomore Dani O'Keefe and senior Sarah McComish did not know they were related until meeting up at Chico State. O'Keefe spent her first year at San Jose State. It wasn't until she was recruited by Chico State that she found out she had a second cousin in the program. O'Keefe's dad informed her, she...

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