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Rooftop Newsletter: It's That Time Again!

What would each and every one of you respond if you were all asked simultaneously “what time is it?” Chances are the chorus of answers would be pretty cacophonous, given the fact that you reside acro…
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Save Samuel from this heartbreaking choice.

Hot cocoa by the fire. Snowmen and sledding. Frost on windowpanes. As the season turns colder, many Americans bundle up and celebrate the joys of winter. For the nearly 19 million seniors living in …
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Rooftop Newsletter: Behind the Curtain

by Tom Marullo “Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” It’s an iconic line from the Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy and her companions discover the true identity of the Wizard and get a glimpse…
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Stephanie Has No Time to Wait - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

Every day, Stephanie gazes out her window. Outside, neighbors chat, children play and cars shuttle families to and fro – life unfolding just beyond her reach. Confined to a wheelchair and unable to …
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Rooftop Newsletter: Every Thursday

Last Thursday would normally have been the day for our blog post to appear in this space but we knew folks would not be sitting in their offices checking their emails. Last Thursday was, as we all kn…
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Rooftop Newsletter: The Power of One

We’ve been fighting senior hunger as an organization for many years. And I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to be involved for about ten of those years. Unfortunately, as I look back, many of tho…
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Can Ruben Count on You?

Ruben once served bravely for our country, surrounded by his brothers and sisters in arms. Now, at 101 years old, he is homebound, living alone – his only company the fading memories of his fellow …
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Woodlands watchdogging > Oak mitigation ordinance, headed to county supervisors Nov. 6, stirs environmentalists’ concerns.

Two summers ago, neighbors of a large vineyard in the Central Coast community of Paso Robles grew alarmed when they realized earth movers had...
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Double take on single-payer > GOP assemblyman unexpected attends a candidates forum on health care in Chico, to which only Democrats had RSVPed.

When James Gallagher walked into the Chico Guild Hall last Wednesday evening (Oct. 10), moments before the scheduled start of a candidate forum on...
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Do the Dutch Reach > Prevent ‘dooring’ with bicycle-friendly maneuver for exiting vehicles.

It might sound like a kitschy dance, but the Dutch Reach is a common sense technique for preventing bicycle injuries that we all can...
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Time to vote > Shining a light on the local races on the Nov. 6 ballot.

In this special Election Issue, the CN&R focuses on a few of the races closest to home, including the hotly contested council races in...
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Eight is enough > A Q&A with the folks who are seeking the three Chico City Council seats.

[slideshow-1] [slideshow-2] [slideshow-3] [slideshow-4] [slideshow-5] [slideshow-6] [slideshow-7] [slideshow-8] Chico’s Chamber of Commerce would like the City Council to explore new taxes, suc…
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Three seats, four candidates > One challenger joins three incumbents in school board race.

This year’s Chico Unified School District board of trustees race is made up of mostly familiar faces, with three incumbents hoping to keep their...
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A house divided > Oroville mayor, council races spur supporters to ‘malicious’ levels.

Janet Goodson is no stranger to Oroville politics. After moving from Sacramento in 2009, she worked to improve Southside, culminating in the community’s annexation...
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Limited time > Conservatives propose term limits for Chico City Council.

Shall Section 401 of the Chico City Charter be amended to limit the members of the Chico City Council to no more than three (3)...
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