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Future Butte College program promises free first year to local students

Andrea Williams works on her math homework Tuesday at Butte College. The college is fundraising for a program that would pay first-year tuition for students who need it, while a bill passed by the legislature would have the state pay for the first year of community college for everyone. Emily Berto

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Community Roundup: Davis takes All Around Cowgirl in rodeo event

Chico's Kaylei Davis won All Around Cowgirl with 38 points in the District 1 Junior High California High School Rodeo Association Rodeo on Sunday in Red Bluff. Davis was second in barrel racing, seventh in pole bending, second in goat tying, and was part of the team that finished second in team rop

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

BCSO sergeant treated for minor injuries after car crash

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. CHICO, Calif. - A Butte County Sheriff's Office sergeant was treated for minor injuries early Tuesday morning after he began feeling ill and crashed his vehicle. Officials said Sgt. Sam Burnett was on patrol

KRCRTV.COM - 2017-09-19 18:53:22

Northstate cities draft regulations as marijuana deadline nears

CHICO, Calif. - As January slowly but surely approaches, cities in the Northstate are faced with a daunting decision - will they allow the sale of marijuana? Proposition 64 already legalized personal marijuana use for adults 21 and over, but now it's up to the municipals to regulate its sale. Come

KRCRTV.COM - 2017-09-21 01:44:03

Corning city staff conduct briefing on prospective marijuana regulations

Corning resident Malinda Shotwell discusses what medical marijuana did to her family years ago. Corning >> Jamie Garzot has been in business running 530 Cannabis in Shasta Lake for the last eight years. She has experienced economic growth both with her own business and within the general fund of

RED BLUFF DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Weather Forecast: Cooler With Chances For Showers Through Thursday

Redding, Chico & Red Bluff - A dip in the jet stream will bring cooler afternoon highs and chances for showers down to the valley through Thursday. We've already seen some showers Monday but coverage and even intensity will pick Tuesday through Thursday. Afternoon highs will fall to 10-20 degrees b

KRCRTV.COM - 2017-09-18 23:21:55

Restoration of 134-year-old Gothic Rivival house on pace to be completed by New Year

CHICO, Calif. - The restoration of a 134-year-old Chico Gothic Revival cottage is on schedule to be completed early in 2018. "Our goal is to make it look like it did when it was built in 1883," said Donnie Harp, the general contractor hired by brothers Josh and Scott Hubbard, who took possession of

KRCRTV.COM - 2017-09-18 23:07:31

What's Happening: Sept. 21-27

Mendocino Open Paint Out: A Plein Air Festival on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 45200 Little Lake St., Mendocino. Free event. 937-5818. Willits Branch Library Presents: "Walk Like a Pirate, Talk Like a Pirate" on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. for pirate stories for the young at 390 E

UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

North State Symphony's Masterworks reflects different musical ideas, art forms

Chico >> North State Symphony opens its 17th season with an exciting new series of musical delights. Titled "Reflections," the first concert of this new Masterworks Series is under the direction of Music Director and Conductor Scott Seaton who begins his third season with the orchestra. The concer

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

"The Red Turtle" transforms into animated island escape

Maybe it's the weather. But this weekend, here in Chico, it's time to transition out of summer. All of a sudden, the sun's heat feels less forceful, and the nights start to get colder pretty quickly. The students start creating what we actually call "traffic", and those giant sycamores get ready to

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

All signs point to passage of new digital reader boards for businesses

CHICO, Calif. - On Tuesday night the Chico city council is poised to pass a new ordinance which will allow electronic digital reader boards on non-residential properties and business districts. The issue came to the attention of the council after Fix Auto on East Park Avenue replaced its old sign wi

KRCRTV.COM - 2017-09-20 01:21:04

Hot shot: Water over the dam

Water over the dam: Randy Shinn of Chico takes in the view over Sycamore Pool last week at the One Mile Recreation Area of Bidwell Park in Chico. Shinn said, "This is my favorite place." Readers can submit photos for consideration to "Hot Shot" at photo@chicoer.com or tag their photos with #thisisc

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Letter: Transients have rights, but so do taxpayers

Chico Public Works Director Eric Gustafson reported to the Chico City Council's Internal Affairs Committee on Sept. 11 that downtown public restrooms are suffering "unsustainable vandalism," He suggested the city invest in Portland Loo. Portland Loo is a toilet designed to keep criminal activities -

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

North State Voices: Fantasy of being a Disney princess never grows old

At what point in time is it no longer healthy to aspire to be a Disney princess? As my father and I strolled through the Disney store on a whim looking for a Homecoming dress that we knew we wouldn't find in a store made for kindergartners, it suddenly dawned on me that I had missed the deadline to

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Local entertainment calendar for Sept. 21-28.

Art/Performances Theatre on the Ridge: 7:30 p.m. "Radioland's Fall Fantasia," third in the series. Pays homage to the "Fallidays," changes of color, nip in the air, All Hallows' Eve, Thanksgiving and more, plus serials like "The Scarlet Ranger!," "Beat the Stars" and others. Tickets $16 general, $20

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Mooney Farms' recipes for salmon pasta and grilled salmon with jalapeno glaze

Oroville >> Squeeze some lemon and sprinkle some herbs, then throw it on the grill or put it in the oven - what more can you do with salmon? Chico's Mooney Farms has some ideas. Check out recipes for Mediterranean salmon pasta and grilled salmon with mandarin jalapeno glaze below.Mediterranean Salmo

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

CARD board to hear revenue consultant

Chico >> A consultant Thursday will be discussing revenue options for the Chico Area Recreation and Park District board, among other topics. The meeting is at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Chico Community Center, 545 Vallombrosa Ave. John Bliss from SCI Consulting will be presenting information to the bo

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Topless Car Wash Fundraiser Raises Funds, Eyebrows In Yuba County

YUBA COUNTY, CA - Before the drought years, car wash fundraisers were an accepted way to raise money for a good cause. However, a car wash fundraiser held in Marysville last weekend took some serious heat not because of the excessive water usage but because of lack of clothing on the volunteers suds

PATCH - 2017-09-19 00:46:34

Chico high school students get new laptops

CHICO, Calif. - Chico high schools have some new toys, or tools, to help their students learn. Wednesday, Pleasant Valley High School received 31 carts full of Chromebooks. Now, Pleasant Valley High School and Chico High School have over 3,000 of the laptops together. Both schools started to use Ch

KRCRTV.COM - 2017-09-21 01:30:27

Jimmy Eat World set to perform at Chico's Senator Theater

Once a trailblazing name in the mid-'90s emocore scene, Jimmy Eat World eventually found a larger audience by embracing a blend of alternative rock and power pop that targeted the heart as well as the head. The band's influence widened considerably with 1999's "Clarity" - an album that has since em

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00