Pettersen Motorsports’ Car Show, BBQ to Benefit Chico PD K-9 Unit

Mark Pettersen, owner of Pettersen Motorsports, contacted the Chico Police Department requesting to conduct a fund raiser for the Police K9 Unit. On Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at noon, the event will take place at Pettersen Motorsports, 2961 Highway 32,… Continue Reading


Aero Union Closes, 2 Weeks After Canceled Forest Contract

Chico employees of Aero Union who were commuting to Sacramento were told Friday their jobs are gone and the air tanker business is being closed. They were told they could pick up their final checks on Monday, according to an… Continue Reading


Former Redding, Chico Airtanker Firm Loses U.S. Forest Service Contract

The U.S. Forest Service has terminated its contract with Redding-founded Aero Union of Sacramento, which provided six airtankers for fire control, but a forest service official said the agency still has adequate aircraft for this wildfire season. The contract was… Continue Reading