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Uncle Dad’s Art Collective tour highlights Northern California musicians

Uncle Dad’s Art Collective tour highlights Northern California musicians

Brian Luong and Natalie Hanson

September 11, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Showcase

With "Small Town Big Sound" Uncle Dad’s Art Collective spotlighted Northern California musical talent and toured four towns in their 4th annual showcase this weekend. The Collective, comprised of over 40 different artists in the North State, received over 100 submissions after opening their applications up in February. They event...

Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp” is re-imagined

Sierra Nevada’s “Beer Camp” is re-imagined

Josh Cozine

May 15, 2018


Filed under A&E Breaking, Breaking News, Community, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Video

Zip lines, rock walls, bike dirt-tracks, and even human versions of Hungry, Hungry, Hippos and foosball, were just a few of the activities campers joined in on Saturday, at Sierra Nevada’ Brewery's first “Beer Camp” event of its type.Tickets sold-out to 4,000 people, nearly all of w...

Sixth annual Bidwell Bark brings community together

Sixth annual Bidwell Bark brings community together

Josh Cozine

May 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Dogs howled at the siren that commenced the 5K fun run Saturday before taking off at One-Mile in Bidwell Park. The sixth annual Bidwell Bark was held Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It was organized by the Butte Humane Society, and is the group's second-largest fundraiser of the year, said...

CAMMIES spotlight, award Chico musical artists

CAMMIES spotlight, award Chico musical artists

Natalie Hanson

April 25, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Community, Multimedia, Showcase

The 2018 CAMMIES Awards were put on at the Hop Yard at Sierra Nevada Brewery, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. It was sponsored by Chico News & Review and the Chico Rape Prevention and Intervention Center. The awards show is a spotlight for local musical artists every spring, with awards in di...

Leftover Salmon doesn’t stink at Chico Performance

Leftover Salmon doesn’t stink at Chico Performance

Niyat Teferi

January 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Reviews

Sierra Nevada, Chico's own brewing company, hosted one of their many events in January. The festival event was for all ages and included a special performance by the rock band, Leftover Salmon.Established in 1989, the group has a colorful discography full of different music genres such as rock, countr...

Sierra Nevada brings exclusive brew to Golden 1 Center

Sierra Nevada brings exclusive brew to Golden 1 Center

Kayla Fitzgerald

August 22, 2016


Filed under News

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. will be bringing the new Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento its original craft beer and sustainability efforts in the upcoming season.The 10-year partnership will bring many of Sierra Nevada's award-winning beers while promoting the Sacramento Kings' commitment to sustainability and locally-sourced foods. Thi...

Sierra Nevada: Pride of Chico

Sierra Nevada: Pride of Chico

Sean Daly

May 23, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Founder and owner Ken Grossman was born and raised in Southern California, but fell in love with Chico and Northern California while establishing his brewery in 1979. Since then Sierra Nevada's success has grown with national acclaim and today fosters Chico, the city of its origin.The company employs ab...

Legislator visits brewery, sustainability efforts ‘as good as it gets’

Legislator visits brewery, sustainability efforts ‘as good as it gets’

Eric Mcguire

April 29, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) came to Chico Thursday to tour Sierra Nevada brewery and to speak at Chico State. Last year De Leon's clean energy bill, SB 350, was passed in the state senate, bringing about a resolution to reduce California's fossil fuel emissions...

Chico’s isolation has benefits

Chico’s isolation has benefits

Alex Horne and Helen Suh

April 20, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Have you ever felt when you're in Chico like you're stuck out in the middle of nowhere? Sometimes I feel this way, but I have come to realize it isn't necessarily a downside as I once thought it was.Most who attend Chico State come from California and compared to most of California, Chico is relativel...

Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett bring blues to the Big Room

Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett bring blues to the Big Room

December 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett are well-known for their devoted work as members of Little Feat, the legendary band widely-acknowledged for their bluesy Americana rock. They have been touring together as an acoustic duo since 1999. Paul Barrere was the guitarist for Little Feat at the time of their clas...

Sierra Nevada tumbler cookies

Sierra Nevada tumbler cookies

Grace Kerfoot

September 16, 2015


Filed under Features

As we transition to (hopefully) cooler weather, dig our flannels out from the back of our closets and prepare ourselves for the onslaught of pumpkin spice everything, let's not forget to celebrate the reappearance of Sierra Nevada's fall beers. Seriously, Chico's beloved brewery deserves more credit for ...

The Sierra Nevada experience

The Sierra Nevada experience

Jovanna Garcia

September 15, 2015


Filed under Special Sections

Whenever someone asks me what my favorite restaurant in Chico is, my automatic response is always Sierra Nevada. Sierra Nevada will be celebrating its 35th anniversary this November. It’s known for being one of the most important regional breweries and was named No. 2 in the Top 50 U.S. Craft Brewing Co...

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