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Paul Zingg, president of Chico State, was the first person to test out the newly constructed Gus Magnolis bridge. Photo credit: George Johnston

Zingg opens new Gus Magnolis bridge

George Johnston // November 16, 2015

  A crowd gathered early this morning as Paul Zingg, president of Chico State, gave the commencement of the reconstructed Gus Magnolis bridge. The new bridge was built after a tree fell...

Aubrey Debauchery performs with her band The Broken Bones on Saturday at 1078 Gallery in an emotional set that marks her final show in Chico. Photo credit: George Johnston

Aubrey Debauchery ends Chico swan song on emotional note

Amanda Rhine // April 28, 2015

Saturday night the 1078 Gallery was full of music-loving locals, beer and debauchery — Aubrey Debauchery. The concert, indifferently titled, “See Ya Later, Dudes,” was Debauchery's farewell...

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Coolio stirs up ’90s nostalgia but gives lackluster performance

Amanda Rhine // April 19, 2015

Lost On Main somehow managed to transform into a time machine and travel back to the '90s for a less-than-fantastic voyage on Friday night. People of all ages (from 21 and up) and backgrounds flocked to...

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‘Downtown Rocks’ delivers solid music despite poor promotion

Amanda Rhine // March 29, 2015

There’s something to be said for blindly attending an obscure music event at a bar with a checkered reputation. Even though LaSalles’ name is stained with a shooting that occurred in 2011 —...

Lindsay Duestch leading beautifly The North State Symphony in a violin solo. Photo credit: George Johnston

North State Symphony tries out 3rd conductor candidate

Amanda Rhine // February 23, 2015

Walking into Laxson Auditorium Saturday night, notes of classical instruments being fine tuned filled the air and heightened the room's anticipation for the coming performance and chance to witness...

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