Partiers Trash Shasta Lake; The Forest Service is Left to Clean Up the Mess

Today we speak with Troy Nicolls — an employee of the United States Forest Service — about the annual nightmare he and his law enforcement colleagues endure after people – mainly college students – party like pigs on Shasta Lake.… Continue Reading


Chico State-Shasta College Collaboration Offers Cost-Conscious Local Students a Chance to Earn a Bachelor’s in Business Management

Beginning this fall, local students can obtain a four-year degree from one of the best business schools in the country without leaving Redding’s city limits. A new partnership between Shasta College and Chico State University will allow students to obtain… Continue Reading


Chico State Alcohol Abuse is Similar to Other Campuses

Alcohol abuse is a common problem on college campuses throughout the United States. California State University, Chico is no exception. The toll that alcohol abuse takes on college students and the surrounding community is seen not only in the lives… Continue Reading

Tickets Now Available for Yo-Yo Ma & Friends

Chico Performances will celebrate its 30th year with a special performance by Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott with the Assad Brothers, and you can attend and help North State Symphony at the same time! Yo Yo Ma’s classical playing is… Continue Reading


Doni’s Dish: Jim Gore & Joe Domke, ANC’s Dynamic Tech Duo

Doni: I’m pleased to host this Dish that features Jim Gore and Joe Domke, aNewsCafe.com’s tech team. Well, really, the team is made up of just two people, but they do as much as a whole team. Back story: I’ve been… Continue Reading


Writings of a Wanderer: Bidwell Mansion Houses Chico History

Bidwell Mansion, a 26-room Victorian house sporting pink-tinted plaster, nestles in a small park next to Chico State University’s new Gateway Science Museum. The manor-turned-museum built in 1868 stands as a memorial to Chico’s founder, John Bidwell, and his wife… Continue Reading