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Contestants competing in Pumpkinhead 2022. Photo by Sam Kyes.

Z-Rock hosts Pumpkinhead 2022 at Carl’s Jr.

Sam Kyes, A&E Reporter // November 2, 2022

For over 20 years radio station 106.7 FM Z-Rock has hosted an annual Pumpkinhead event, a competition in which contestants wear jack-o-lanterns on their heads and stand on milk crates, where the last...

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

Z-Rock’s 23rd annual Pumpkinhead

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...

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

Sixth annual Bidwell Bark brings community together

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...

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

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

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...

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