Camp Fire Update: Housing Needs, Waiting Lists and Vacancies

Posted by Living In Chico Team

December 03, 2018

Here at The Hignell Companies and our hearts go out to everyone who has lost homes or loved ones in the Camp Fire. We are grieving with you. While not equally, every citizen of Butte County has been impacted with the great losses in our community. We will never be the same. But we want to help where we can.

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Topics: Rental Living, Community Support

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities in Chico

Posted by Living In Chico Team

November 28, 2018

One of the great things about living in Chico is that our community has a generous spirit all year round, which means when the holiday season rolls around, it’s more than just giving– it’s giving with a purpose.

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Topics: Community Support, Holidays

Shop Small Business Saturday: Gift Ideas Only Found in Chico

Posted by Living In Chico Team

November 21, 2018

Living in Chico means you’re surrounded by some great local items that will satisfy just about anyone on your list. And, if you shop on Small Business Saturday you’ll be joining millions of others across the nation choosing to support local business. Get a head start on your holiday shopping with these fun and unique gift ideas from Chico and the surrounding areas.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Community Support

3 Ways “Slice of Chico” Gives a Snapshot of Living in Chico

Posted by Paige Gilbert

July 11, 2018

While our blog posts mainly focus on Living in Chico rental properties and all the things you can do within them, it’s always fun to post about actually living in Chico. Downtown Chico always has something to offer, whether it’s shopping to support local business, eating at fabulous restaurants, or attending annual events like Slice of Chico.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Community Support, Summer Activities in Chico

Tips for Surviving Grad Weekend While Living in Chico

Posted by Living In Chico Team

May 11, 2018

We know that Chico State graduation weekend can be quite the frenzy with families visiting and seemingly nonstop festivities, but this is a special time for those seniors who are bringing the college chapter of their lives to a close. Living in Chico means supporting the students as they support the town’s economy especially when the parents are in town. With this year’s ceremonies coming up on May 18th through 20th, we wanted to give some tips to help the locals out as they go about their weekend.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Community Support

Moving into a Chico Apartment? Creative Tips for Unwanted Items!

Posted by Serene Skiffington

May 31, 2017

From the awkward hand-me-down furniture your grandma gave you, to the stray pencils in your junk drawer, the unwanted items that don’t make the cut for your new apartment in Chico seem to pile up.

As you stare at the mountain of clothes you own, the overfilled pantry full of canned goods, or the junk piled in the closet, all of those moments where you put off sorting for donations have come back to haunt you. Faced with the task of deciding on what stays and what goes for every little thing can be overwhelming during your moving process. And although you may be tempted to take the easy way out, think of the positive impact you create by recycling, disposing, donating or even selling your unwanted items. 

Read below for some creative and responsible ways to get rid of that flower print couch from the 70’s or the six bags of clothes you still have from high school.

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Topics: Moving, Community Support

Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Your Chico Apartment Community

Posted by Living In Chico Team

April 19, 2017

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, 2017. There are big and small ways that you can make a difference, whether it’s getting involved and joining the movement, giving to the cause, or spreading the word. The key is to start and take action. Learn what can you do to make a difference in your apartment community.

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Topics: Living in an Apartment, Community Support, Sustainability

Living in Chico Means Enjoying the Return of Thursday Night Market

Posted by Living In Chico Team

April 03, 2017

Updated for 2017

Consider your Thursday night’s booked because one of Chico’s most anticipated seasonal events has begun. Thursday Night Market is back for its 21st season every Thursday, April through September from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Downtown Chico, rain or shine.

Here are 6 reasons why you don’t want to miss Thursday Night Market:

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Topics: Living in Chico, Community Support, Best of Chico

Make Your Spooky Fun Halloween Plans While Living in Chico

Posted by Jessica Miley

October 07, 2016


Are you looking for fun things to do in Chico for Halloween? Lucky for you, because you're living in Chico, you have different options for you that are safe and fun. So grab your family and make plans for the last day of October!

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Topics: Safety, Funner, Community Support, Holidays

4 Reasons Why You Should Follow Living in Chico on Social Media

Posted by Jenna Redman

August 05, 2016

At Living in Chico we want to make life in an apartment as easy as possible. Part of keeping that promise to you involves our social media accounts. We have Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube online communities for you to subscribe to. Each of our social media platforms has something different to offer you, whether it's rental living tips or just keeping you informed about Chico events. For more information on what each has to offer continue reading below and decide which platform you want to be a part of.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Apartment Living, Community Support

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