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A Chico Unified School District bus proves that creativity does not stop with the light decor, but any vehicle can be used as well. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Chico Parade of Lights illuminates the town

Justin Jackson // October 14, 2018

Downtown Chico, was lit up with rockets, bands and even baby sharks. Chico held its 29th Annual Parade of Lights, Saturday, where high school bands, local businesses and families came out to show their...

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Dress to express, not just to socially impress

Miles Inserra // March 2, 2015

In a country where media idealizes a person’s appearance, tolerance begins with accepting a person’s looks. In the youthful city of Chico, this starts with students on campus respecting all...

Mike Griffiths dog, Little G, is with the pedicab driver every pedal of the way and even dresses up with Griffith depending on the holiday. Photo courtesy of Mike Griffith.

Local pedicab owner a driving force in community

Blaine Ball // March 1, 2015

Nine years ago, Mike Griffith was homeless and living in a Chico park until he found his calling. Now, he's become a familiar and active voice in the community after riding out of the dark hole...

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