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After years of frustration trying to get kids to be nice throughout the year, this year Santa is upping the penalty for being naughty. Instead of a lump of coal in their stocking, naughty ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2014 at 10:15 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Danger- Corruption in Progress The growing scandal at the California Public Utilities Commission may have cost customers statewide $68 million — there is mounting evidence that disgraced CPUC ...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 04:44 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Wow! We are already up to 14 18 participants! We still have room for more though! Please plan to join us Saturday September 6th from 4-7pm for a fun, casual potluck hosted by kestrel . (BYOB if you ...
by cooper888
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 09:11 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
It's been far too long since we've had a Sacramento (area) Kossacks meetup! Please plan to join us Saturday September 6th from 4-7pm for a fun, casual potluck hosted by kestrel . (BYOB if you ...
by cooper888
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 09:02 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
You know Spring is here when people leave their homes to fill the downtown and the park. Its the 35th Annual Endangered Species Faire sponsored by The Butte Environmental Council. In the 70s, the ...
by Caddis Fly
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 11:06 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for the Sacramento Valley near Williams. Map. The storm is heading east southeast and looks as if it will pass just south of Chico if it ...
by Caddis Fly
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Mar 26, 2014 at 06:04 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Lewis Black came to Chico, CA last Friday. I thought I'd simply give a little report. He had a warm-up guy named John who was quite good, as you'd expect. The show started 10 mins. late. John ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 69 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
Bidwell Park is the City of Chico's main recreation area. At over 3600 acres and ten miles long there is a lot of land to explore. It is divided into 3 distinct yet contiguous sections. The Upper ...
by Caddis Fly
Comment Count 46 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 07:01 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Up here in the foothills of the California Sierras, thousands hundreds of miles from the coast, we took a risk for our first Paradise kossacks meet-up and chose the new Japanese Restaurant in town, ...
by smileycreek
Comment Count 110 comments on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 09:41 AM PST with 60 Recommends
As a disabled veteran wanting to learn more about his new home town, I was very surprised by the lack of tours about this very historic town. So I decided maybe I could do something in Chico like ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 03:50 AM PST with 8 Recommends
At the suggestion of an online friend Saturday Night I went out to Upper Bidwell park to visit the Chico Community Observatory. The first really amazing thing to me was how dark it got entering ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 03:43 AM PST with 48 Recommends
I live in Woodland, California, approximately 25 miles northeast of Sacramento in California's Central Valley. As I type this text, I can hear the rain falling on day 4 of the "pineapple express" ...
by tgypsy
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 09:20 AM PST with 60 Recommends
Every year for as long as I can remember, since way back in my childhoodI always went to Union Square in San Francisco for "Black Friday". My Grand parents, (both dead now) used to take me. It was *...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 09:27 AM PST with 31 Recommends
It you came here to fight about the legalization of Pot, wrong diary. What you are going to fnd here is my first hand experiences moving into a community struggling to change its image from Party ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 01:47 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Ok, when I was a young man, I baby-sat for this family and the young man I was sitting wanted Beer Bread to go with his dinner. Beer bread was not something that was eaten around my house, neither ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 09:48 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Bread Project has been a lot of fun, but it does come at a cost. A loaf of fresh bread a day is a lot of bread. Sure you Freeze some of your favorites fopr a special occasion, but what to do ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 12:11 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Well they seem to roll the sidewalks up in Chico after about 9, unless one lives in college town, where the drunk goes on around the clock! We live in the quiet residential area, a few blocks from ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 11:50 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
French Bread, characterized by crisp crust, nice volume, and a close-grained, chewy texture is the bread of the day. Wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_bread ) has a lot to say about ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 09:12 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Well after yesterday's epic FAIL on the greek bread, possibly from an century old can of evaporated milk product, I decided to give Greek Bread another try. Today was a warm day in Chico. Paul ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 04:30 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Chico, a quiet northern California city, an Island of Blue in a sea of Red, is where I have moved after liviing most of my adult life in San Francisco. Chico is only a few hours north of SF, but ...
by l3m0n
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 04:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends