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North State Symphony Begins 10th Season

North State Symphony’s piano soloist in September is New York’s Diane Walsh. Ms. Walsh has had a fascinating career, performing Beethoven on-stage literally hundreds of time — not only in concert, but as part of the theatrical work 33 Variations,… Continue Reading

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Doni’s Conversation With Kyle Picket

Wow. I can’t believe it’s been 10 years. Can you give a bit of a then-and-now summary for us? At the time of the merger, the Redding Symphony was financially teetering and the Chico Symphony had a real identity crisis… Continue Reading

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Application Deadline Near for Game Warden Academy

Applications are now being accepted for the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Warden Academy at Butte College in Oroville. The academy will begin in January 2013 and is scheduled to graduate in September 2013. The application deadline is Nov.… Continue Reading

Butte County Gains $3 Million for 2008 Fires; Info Meetings Set

Butte County officials announced that they have been awarded an additional grant of $3,093,980 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development to help recover from the devastating summer fires of 2008. This is in addition to the $4,300,000… Continue Reading

Build, Race Your Own Chico Palio Horse to Kick-off Artoberfest

Don’t miss this year’s fun — live entertainment, great food, free art activities and a chance to build your own Palio horse. It’s that time of year again, Chico Palio is right around the corner. Kick-off Artoberfest, Chico’s month-long celebration… Continue Reading

‘Amphibioso’ Wins $1,000 1st Prize at All Media 2011 Exhibit

Out of 375 entered works, juror Peter Frank awarded the $1,000 1st prize at the Chico Art Center’s national All Media 2011 exhibit to the painting “Amphibioso” by Kimberly Piazza. “Needless to say, I am thrilled and honored beyond belief,”… Continue Reading