To Grow Your Own Food: Humboldt Community Garden

“Have you ever heard the quote that if every grocery store has approximately three days’ worth of food at any one time for the people it serves, then if something were to happen to our food supply system, society would… Continue Reading

Chico Premiere of Aldo Leopold Documentary at Pageant Theatre March 4

The Chico premiere of Green Fire, the new documentary film about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and his legacy, will be held at the Pageant Theatre on Sunday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, available at the door. This… Continue Reading

Lentamente Due: The Art of Slow Food

For the second time, the 1078 Art Gallery in Chico celebrates local food and art with Slow Food Shasta Cascade. On exhibit will be local artists’ interpretations of the North State’s seasonal bounty. Reception: Friday, March 2, 7–10pm. Tastings by… Continue Reading

Crazy With Running, Walking and Riding Events

Loyal readers of A News Café know that May is mental health month. For me and many of the people I know, nothing works better for maintaining mental health than daily exercise. And, as I always say, signing your name… 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,’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

Free Entrance At National Parks This Weekend

Did you take my advice and break away from the football games on television last weekend? If you did, you’re welcome. If not, there’s still hope for you this weekend. The tube will offer another 14-plus hours of “must see”… Continue Reading

Valley Oak Magazine – Sustainability in the Inland California Valley Bioregion, with David Grau

I first met and wrote about David Grau in the spring of 2009, at the end of his first winter of the Chico Organic Gardening Class Series, organized by David and held at the Chico Grange. Now headed into the… Continue Reading