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Look back at it: Chico 2015

December 13, 2015
A review of some of the most memorable events that happened in Chico throughout 2015.
Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

Holiday season events underway in Chico

December 7, 2015
Get out and make the most of this holiday season with these merry events.
Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

Bite into Chico culture rain or shine

Madeline Merlic // October 4, 2015
The Saturday Farmers Market draws in a rich crowd of locals and students.
Walking through Chicos history

Walking through Chico’s history

Madeline Merlic // October 3, 2015
Three museums offer the chance to look into Chico's past.
Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

Madison Bear necessities: Beer, bars and burgers

Madeline Merlic // September 16, 2015
Madison Bear Garden wins the award for Best Bar in the Best of Chico contest.
Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

Low-cost nature center attracts locals

Madeline Merlic // September 13, 2015
Chico Creek Nature Center adds to the richness of Bidwell Park and takes the award for most budget friendly activity in Chico.
Pressed flower art by Gary Jensen on display at downtown City Plaza this last weekend at the 44th annual Chico Artisans Faire. Photo credit: Madeline Merlic

Art, crafts featured at 44th annual Chico Artisans Faire

Madeline Merlic // May 5, 2015
Cyrcle Productions hosts the yearly exhibition in the downtown City Plaza during the first weekend in May.
Booths at the Carnival for a Cause at Wildwood Park in Upper Bidwell Photo credit: Madeline Merlic

Recreation majors put on Carnival for a Cause

Madeline Merlic // April 29, 2015
Recreation majors put on a Carnival for a Cause to raise money for the organization, Wings of Eagles
The 2015 Take Back the Night flyer. Photo courtesy of the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center

GSEC hosts Take Back the Night week

Madeline Merlic // April 19, 2015
The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts first Take Back the Night week long event.
President of the teachers Union, Kevin Moritti, spoke to the crowd outside of City Hall. Photo credit: Madeline Merlic

Teachers protest school board meeting

Madeline Merlic // March 25, 2015
Chico teachers picket for a fair contract outside of City Hall on Wednesday.
Professional cyclist Daniel Halloway pedals during a Chico State Stage Race. Photo credit Dan Reidel

630 bicyclists ride in annual race

Madeline Merlic // March 4, 2015
Chico Stage bike race brings cyclists and enthusiasts downtown.
Gabriela Monteiro, an international student from Brazil, practices samba dancing during the Carnabear. Photo by Caio Calado

Carnabear brings Brazil to Chico

Madeline Merlic // February 23, 2015
International students brought a little piece of Brazil to Chico with the Carnabear event at Madison Bear Garden.
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