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Chico, California is located in Butte County. Zip codes in Chico, CA include 95929, 95927, and 95973. The median home price in Chico is $294,600 which is roughly $174/per square foot. More Chico information.

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1 hr ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Tasting evening aids Orland Rotary projects

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.

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5 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Editorial: Taste of Chico utilizes public assets

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.

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6 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Starving Student: Food truck worth wandering to find

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.

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6 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Butte residents feel connection to Scottish independence vote

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.

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10 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Boys & Girls Club spaghetti dinner planned for Thursday

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.

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14 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Bird strike kills power in Glenn County, Corning, part of Chico

CHICO >> About 24,000 PG&E customers in nearly all of Glenn County, Corning and parts of Chico were blacked out at about 6 p.m. Monday. Power was restored to most early this morning.

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15 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Refinancing Lakeside Pavilion before CARD

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.

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19 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

New traffic law take effect today to improve cyclist safety

Bicyclists ride Monday along Nord Avenue in Chico. A new state law takes effect today requiring vehicles to give bikes at least three feet of passing space.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Grants secure 20 new recycling bins for Bidwell Park

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.

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Mercury-Register

Chico woman goes missing in Willows under suspicious circumstances

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico sixth graders will not be moving to junior highs for awhile

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Fahterhood Conference slated for Saturday in Chico

"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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

King Fire air tankers refueling in Chico

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico Mothers Club makes moms a priority

Kim Englehardt and her daughter Haley Englehardt took part in the Chico Mothers Club field trip Sept. 11 to the Chico Police Station.

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Mercury-Register

News of our Past: New high school, Pleasant Valley, has cornerstone placed

J.H. Sawtell grocery store is shown circa 1890. It was on Broadway between Second and Third streets.

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Chemical & Engineering News

Breaking The Plastic Bag Habit

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Native plant gardeners share drought practices, ideas

Barbara Hammer has picked out a native plant to put in her yard and talks to Cheryl Cozad about how to care for the plant while Herb Hammer listens during the Succeed with Native Plants a Horticultural Symposium at the Chico Women's Club September 14, 2014. CHICO >> Nearly 90 people gathered Sunday at the Chico Women's Club for a symposium on low-water gardening from the Mount Lassen Chapter of the California Native Plant Society.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Mercury-Register

Thousands experience 'Taste of Chico'

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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

Suspected Oroville car thieves arrested in 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.

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Chico Enterprise-Record

CARD, artists set gears for Pastels on the Plaza

A group of artists take a break from creating their design at last years Pastels on the Plaza. For 20, participants can illustrate a 4-by-4 square.

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