North State Symphony’s Baune Together with Tutunov This Weekend

The North State Symphony’s concertmaster, violinist Terrie Baune, will appear in a duo concerts in a program of international favorites for violin and piano with pianist Alexander Tutunov, a frequent guest artist with the Symphony. Music Director Kyle Wiley Pickett… Continue Reading

Sierra Oro Farm Trail’s 6th Annual Passport Weekend

The bounty of Butte County specialty farms and wineries is the focus of the sixth annual Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekend, a self-guided tour that includes exclusive wine tasting at 11 wineries and farm-fresh food sampling at 17 farms… Continue Reading

Chico PD: Thwart Cat Thieves with “Etch & Catch” Program

In recent months, our community has experienced a significant number of thefts of Catalytic Converters, primarily from Toyota trucks and SUV’s. Thieves steal Catalytic Converters due to the value of the precious metals contained inside them. The Toyota trucks and… Continue Reading

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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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What to Do About Weeds, With Invasive Plant Activist, Educator Susan Mason

Susan Mason knows her weeds. She knows most of yours, too. She is particularly familiar with the weeds of Bidwell Park after having worked more than 4,000 volunteer hours over the past 12 years helping to identify, map, work toward… Continue Reading