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Red Bluff takes 8-2 softball victory over Corning
RED BLUFF — The Spartans took home an 8-2 victory over the Corning Cardinals Tuesday at Red Bluff High School after the Cards struggled through the first five innings. Red Bluff started strong with two runs in the first inning, one in the second and four in the third, dominating the diamond before t
PG&E to increase transmission inspections after the Camp Fire
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A representative from PG&E said at Tuesday night's Chico city council meeting that the company is ramping up inspections of transmission and power lines as a result of the Camp Fire.
Cooling center coming to Chico? City Council approves Jesus Center to run summertime program
CHICO — The money had already been set aside, but with a 7-0 vote Tuesday, the Chico City Council approved up to $45,000 for the Jesus Center to establish warming and cooling centers through the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
Postponed art show focuses on acceptance, resilience
The 2019 Trans Week Art Show named “Expressions of Resilience” will take place March 29 with a grand reception. This Grand Reception will feature art by and about trans people and their lives, experience, hardships and accomplishment.
Jagger Pico’s walkoff grand slam leads Pleasant Valley baseball over Lincoln in extras| Local roundup
The Pleasant Valley baseball team beat the Lincoln Fighting Zebras 11-7 in eight innings thanks to a walkoff grand slam by senior Jagger Pico. The Vikings trailed 7-1 entering the bottom of the sixth inning. A two-run home run by Austin Caviness made the score 7-3 before Austin York tied the game at
Authorities respond to broken gas line in Chico
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Explore exotic wildlife with Filipe DeAndrade
Filmmaker Filipe DeAndrade, winner of the 2015 National Geographic’s “Wild to Inspire” short film competition, comes to Chico on March 27 to take audiences on an exploration of wildlife both exotic and domestic.
Corning Exchange names students of the month
The Corning Exchange Club students of the month for February are pictured, Genesis Alvarez with teacher Teresa Lamb, Centennial High School; Alejandro Serrano with teacher Michelle Umrigar, Maywood da Vinci; Katherine Sharp with teacher Thomas Mendonsa, Corning Union High School and Lizeth Graciano
Death notices received March 18
ALVARADO: Raymond Alvarado, 93, of Magalia, died Friday, March 15, 2019, in Chico. Arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home, 342-5642. COBB: Frank Cobb, 86, of Magalia, died Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Marysville. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeside Colonial Chapel &
Vina Elementary presents academic recognition
Vina Elementary School is proud to recognize the following students for their academic achievement in the second trimester of the 2018-2019 academic year. Students on the Merit Roll earned between a 3.00 and a 3.49 GPA, while students on the Honor Roll earned between a 3.50 and a 4.00 GPA.
Durham’s Adin DuBose inks way to play for Kenyon College in Ohio
DURHAM — Adin DuBose has known for the last eight years that he wanted to play football at the college level. The Durham High senior narrowed down his list of 23 potential schools and finally zeroed in on a decision.
Winter weather not over yet, spring storms headed into town
CHICO — Don’t put away those umbrellas just yet. Even though we just had a nice sunny weekend, those spring showers aren’t done with the north valley. A small, gusty storm is predicted to hit the region late Tuesday evening and linger into Wednesday afternoon, according to local meteorologists.
Chico Fire investigating shed fire at home
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Bands D-FY and ICED bring hardcore punk to Chico
Hardcore punk bands D-FY (pronounced “defy”) and ICED, from Chico and Eugene, Oregon respectively, kicked off their tour on Friday in Chico. The concert, hosted by 1078 Gallery, consisted of both D-FY and ICED with END // GAME and The Choice, both from Chico, playing as support acts.
Firefighters knock down structure fire in Chico
CHICO, Calif. — Chico firefighters have knocked down a structure fire in Chico early Tuesday morning. Officials said the call came in just after 12 a.m. Tuesday. Most of the damage was contained to the outbuilding, backyard, fence, and bushes on the 1500 block of Neal Dow Avenue.
Health For You: Life after Paradise
Wildfire roared through Paradise and surrounding communities only four months after I purchased a house there. I hadn’t quite unpacked all the moving boxes, but I had started to remodel the kitchen. Things were just starting to feel like home. On the morning of the wildfire, I knew there was a fire
‘The Almond Orchard’ poses important questions to Chico
The opening night of “The Almond Orchard” debuted at downtown Chico’s Blue Room Theatre Thursday night. As an adaptation of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard,” this rendition of the classic play keeps Chekhov’s comedic relief in a tale of change, love, healing and grief. What makes “The Almond Orchard”
LaMalfa accepting submissions for the 2019 Congressional high school art competition
RICHVALE — Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) is accepting submissions for the 2019 Congressional High School Art Competition, according to a release. The theme for this year's competition is May the Forest be With You: celebrating our renewable resources.
Chico police make DUI arrest after overnight crash
CHICO, Calif. - The Chico Police Department arrested a person for a suspected DUI after a rollover crash with another vehicle Monday morning. Police say the suspect hit the other car just after midnight Monday in the area of Humboldt Avenue, between Wall Street and Flume Street. Police say the suspe
What’s happening Tuesday in the north valley
Chico Seed Orchard: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Pedestrian gate open seven days a week. Drive-thru gate open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. One-mile self-guiding nature trail meanders through unique botanical area in Edgar Slough. Pet owners keep dogs on leash at all times. Search for Chico Seed Orchard