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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
October 07, 2016
UPDATED FOR 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!
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.
The sun is shining and the weather is perfect for you and your family to attend a few of the events while you are Living in Chico. So grab your calendar and start planning your activities and get out of the house starting tonight!
December 17, 2014
Your tree is decorated, poinsettias are in the window and the presents are wrapped and ready to give to your family and friends. Your Living in Chico apartment is ready for Christmas but something is missing. Have you finalized your calendar with local events or thought about donating to a local charity?
December 02, 2014
With all of the common festivities around Thanksgiving, we would like to share a little bit about another global day that we all should be paying attention to. Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to giving back to others. It is a day to celebrate the act of giving and the concept of generosity. But how do we at Living in Chico give back to our community?