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Z-Rock’s 23rd annual Pumpkinhead

There were a balanced number of females and males that participated in the competition. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Danielle Kessler

October 23, 2019

106.7 FM Z-Rock put on their 23rd annual Pumpkinhead contest and it was ridiculous in the best way possible. The contest, which was hosted by Carl’s Jr, showcased the spirit of fall and the tradition that the radio show has kept going for so long.Pumpkinhead, which is an endurance contest to see ...

Sixth annual Bidwell Bark brings community together

Getting ready for the 5k fun run, Saturday at Bidwell Bark, at One-Mile Park Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Josh Cozine

May 5, 2018

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...

Q&A: Furlough Fridays on ‘Bay Watch,’ The Rolling Stones

Furlough Fridays is a local four-piece rock band that won “Best Rock Act” at the 2013 Cammies. Photo credit: Jeffrey Fox

Jeffrey Fox

November 28, 2014

Local rock band Furlough Fridays took a break during its practice session Nov. 22 in Chico to chat with The Orion about Pamela Anderson, the band's dynamic and sticking together. Half the band, which is made up of two married couples, lives in Redding. Furlough Fridays' next performance in Chico will be for...

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