Movies. I love them. Especially those that capture the "3 Es" (enlighten, educate AND entertain). It naturally follows that one of my favorite genres is the documentary. With a lifelong fascination of the movie making process, I am one of those people who always stays Continue Reading
What I Love About My Job! (In 60 Seconds or Less)
Sometimes (especially these days) it's nice to stop and reflect on some of the positives in our lives. While sitting in our local Cal Java coffee shop a while back, I couldn't help but notice the gentleman roasting the coffee. He just seemed so darned HAPPY to be there, Continue Reading
The Secret is out! There is a very cool new place to nosh and natter after work, and--lucky me--it is JUST UP THE ROAD from our W. M. Campbell Real Estate office! Wine Time made it to Henri Bourride's restaurant review column in today's Chico News & Review, where it Continue Reading
LAST STAND COMEDY GRAND OPENING!
John Ross is a funny guy who is serious about bringing live comedy to our little town of Chico. Talk about following your dream! John and his lovely family packed up their belongings and moved here from Sacramento last year in pursuit of a better lifestyle and to Continue Reading
Chico Makes it into Sunset Magazine!
"In Autumn, Chico's weather cools to crisp--a perfect time for a stroll or bicycle ride along Esplanade, the town's main drag." So states the inset on p. 21 of the October 2011 issue of Sunset magazine. Along with several lovely photos, the two-page spread Continue Reading
Steve G. Harrison Memorial Bikeway
While cruising over to the Doe Mill neighborhood a while back (where Potter Rd. meets E. 20th St., Chico, CA), I noticed a very interesting work of public art I hadn't seen before. It resembled some sort of gears forming an archway over a bike path. Being me, of course I Continue Reading
Caitlin Schwerin, my favorite formerly-of-Chico-relocated-to-Portland artist is exhibiting at one of my favorite downtown eateries, Monk's Wine Lounge & Bistro. I first came across Caitlin and her lovely art during the annual Chico "Open Studio" tour. She had a home Continue Reading
Improv Night at 1078 Gallery
Ever been to an improv show? You'll have a chance to guffaw at the antics of some local talent on Sun., Dec. 12th at the 1078 Gallery, 820 Broadway, Chico, CA. Performing improvisational comedy as "Butte Improv Club," students at Butte College (under the direction of the Continue Reading
So what exactly IS "Chico Palio"? It's the official kick-off event for Artoberfest, a month-long festival of arts & culture in Northern California, featuring more than 130 events. This year's Palio begins at 10 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 25, in the Downtown Chico City Plaza Continue Reading
Have you heard of the new "Meatless Monday" trend? An NPR segment this morning reported on the movement to encourage people to go vegetarian one day a week. According to "Meatless Monday" founder Sid Lerner, the goal is to "...help reduce meat consumption 15% in order Continue Reading