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1 hr ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
A "Burgers, Brats and Brews" night featuring tastings of local beers and wines, and a variety of sliders and other treats from local food vendor, is set for 4-8 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Orland Memorial Hall, 320 Third St. Tickets are $25 per person and may be purchased from any Orland Rotary member, or at Bidwell Title in Chico, or Ace Hardware, Umpqua Bank, Tri-Counties Bank and Golden Hills Financial, all in Orland.
5 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
With just a month and a half until the Chico City Council election, longtime Chico residents can rejoice that the following perennial issues have yet to be mentioned in the campaign: Wal-Mart, Bidwell Ranch, disc golf, the green line, public art spending and the Saturday farmers market. All of those issues are old news, which is good, because candidates need to focus on the two most important issues, the city's recovery from its multimillion-dollar budget deficit, and the public safety problems exacerbated by a shrinking police force.
6 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
A serving of the Palooka Nacho Pie from the Wander Food Truck during the annual Taste of Chico in downtown Chico on Sunday. I want to explain to you, and in the process perhaps to myself, why I find the offerings of the Wander Food Truck so fascinating.
6 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
More than 300 years of history could come to an end Thursday, and there are people in Butte County who are watching with passionate interest. In 1707 Scotland officially became part of the United Kingdom.
10 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
The sixth annual "Pasta on the Plaza" spaghetti dinner of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley's Chico Campus, will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday in the Club's Nettleton Gym and Rotary Plaza, 628 Wall Street. Tickets are $6 per person or $20 for a family of four and includes all-you-can-eat pasta, salad, bread, and iced tea, with baked goods and soft drinks available for purchase.
14 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
15 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
The board of the Chico Area Recreation and Park District will discuss its purchase of Lakeside Pavilion to see if it can save money by refinancing it. According to the meeting agenda, the recreation district has received an offer through locally owned Golden Valley Bank that was estimated to save more than $70,000 in interest costs.
The blue metal bins were made possible through Keep America Beautiful and the Coca-Cola Foundation, as part of a national recycling bin grant program. City staff are in the process of installing them, after building the mounts themselves, and expect the project to be complete by October.
WILLOWS >> The Willows Police Department is searching for a 23-year-old Chico woman who disappeared this weekend under suspicious circumstances, according to authorities. Angelica Weems has reportedly not been heard from or seen since she allegedly walked away while out with her husband Sunday afternoon.
CHICO >> A plan aimed at reducing overcrowding in Chico elementary schools by moving sixth-graders onto junior high campuses is facing delays, and Wednesday the Chico Unified School District board of trustees is going to be asked what it wants done. In October 2013 the CUSD trustees voted to move the sixth-graders onto the district's three junior high school campuses.
"Dad 4 Ever" is the theme for the 10th annual North State Fatherhood Conference 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday at East Avenue Community Church, 1184 East Ave. The event is for dads, dads-to-be, or men who help parent children. Women in their lives also may attend.
CHICO >> Over the weekend, air tankers were landing in Chico, loading up with orange retardant and heading to fires in El Dorado County. Fire Captain Matt Davis at the Chico Air Attack Base at the Chico airport said this morning that the base was busy with air tankers replenishing their supplies and heading to El Dorado County.
Kim Englehardt and her daughter Haley Englehardt took part in the Chico Mothers Club field trip Sept. 11 to the Chico Police Station.
J.H. Sawtell grocery store is shown circa 1890. It was on Broadway between Second and Third streets.
It was 2005 in Chico, Calif., and Andy Keller was unemployed. One idle day found him clearing his yard of debris and heading to the local landfill to dispose of it.
Elissi Bestreich and Andrew Wells are about to dive into a serving of Palooka Nacho Pie from the Wander food truck during the annual Taste of Chico in downtown Chico, California September 14, 2014. CHICO >> Thousands of people roamed between booths, getting cards punched and trying food and drinks Sunday during the annual Taste of Chico.
Two Oroville residents were arrested around 2 p.m. Saturday in connection with a stolen pickup and the burglary of a car in the strip mall parking lot on the 600 block of Mangrove. Robert Kenworthy, 28, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools and vandalism.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:27 pm
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