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Wildcat battles blazes as volunteer firefighter

Wildcat battles blazes as volunteer firefighter

Blaine Ball

April 27, 2015

Filed under Features

At up to 1,500 degrees Fahrenheit, fires rapidly spread throughout Northern California's forests during the Golden State's dry summers. With almost no defense against the naturally occurring disaster, groups of trained and tested forest firefighters are called upon to protect the woodland. Amo...

Fads don’t hold secret to good health

Julianna Eveland

September 23, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Coconut oil pulling, apple cider vinegar, garlic supplements and lemon water. I tried all of these sorts of health fads over the summer in hopes of having a healthy and clean system. But did they really work? Was sliced garlic in tea with lemon, honey and apple cider vinegar really worth the effort?...

Summer slump hurts local businesses

Summer slump hurts local businesses

Madison Holmes

April 15, 2014

Filed under News

Some downtown Chico businesses suffer when the students return home for the summer. Although most downtown businesses have a very broad clientele, the bulk of revenue for downtown comes from Chico State students, said Budd Schwab, the owner of Campus Bicycles on Main Street.“You’ve got 12,000 to 13,000 people w...

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