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Pazlee Nan Melear painting a sindi 
at Chico Childrens Museum,
Art in the Park installment.

What to do with your kids when it’s over 100 degrees or raining

C. Nicholas Kepler, Reporter // October 5, 2023

The day was sweltering. Sweat poured down our faces and soaked our shirts. We wanted to play at the park but heat from the sun enveloped us in discomfort.  My air conditioner was overloaded and my son...

Photo credit: Diego Ramirez

Letters to: Parents Back Home

Danielle Cortes // May 10, 2018

Dear Mom and Dad,Hey folks, guess what? The semester is coming to an end and you know what that means… I am moving back for the summer!I wish I could stay here, to be honest. Don't take it personally,...

Photo credit: Jessica Johnson

Letter To: My Parents

Rachel Reyes // October 29, 2017

Dear Parents, There’s a vivid memory I have from high school that replays in my head every time I get homesick. I got in a fight with mom about who knows what, but all I could clearly remember was...

Police officers patrolling the streets of Chico during Cesar Chavez weekend last year. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Parents billed for children’s jail time

Rachel Reyes // March 18, 2017

Although going to jail as a child seems like a harsh punishment, the actual burden is being placed on the parents who are forced to pay a bill for the incarceration. Parents must pay a nightly rate...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Parents are people too

Whitney Urmann // August 24, 2016
There is nothing like being 5,000 miles from home, to see parents in a whole new light from the shadows of parenthood.
Illustration by Darian Maroney

Don’t shy away from asking parents for help

Daisy Dardon // March 24, 2015
Being able to talk to my parents openly about everything has made my life a lot easier.
Veronica De La Cruz

Keeping in touch with family during college

Veronica De La Cruz // February 6, 2014
The importance of maintaining positive relationships with parents after leaving home.
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