The Orion

Concrete comes alive with vivid color at Pastels on the Plaza

Butte College students Kelsey Wade, left, and Daryll Venegas, right, enjoy their 5th and 4th years at the Pastels on the Plaza event on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chico City Plaza. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Jeffrey Fox

September 21, 2014

[metaslider id=35407] Photographs by Annie Paige and Jeffrey Fox Rainbow-colored knees and hands rushed about trying to finish a scene of tongue-kissing unicorns dreaming about sunflowers and fairies before this year's Pastels on the Plaza event ended on Saturday. It was a hot day and local ...

Taste of Chico offers delicious samples from local restaurants, businesses

ALL FIRED UP!, a local rock cover band, performing last year at Taste of Chico in downtown Chico. Photo courtesy of Downtown Chico Business Association and Jon Yunker.

Christina Saschin

September 7, 2014

When you walk through downtown Chico during the 29th annual Taste of Chico, it will be like going to a Thursday Night Market injected with steroids: there will be nearly twice as much food, people and live music acts. The Downtown Chico Business Association's popular event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14 and surround City Plaza ...

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