Fun Night Out Ideas for Couples (or Anyone!)

Posted by Jenna Redman

September 07, 2018

There's no shortage of things to do in Chico, whether you want to take a hike in Upper Bidwell Park or go window shopping downtown. Yet, like most people, when we have a long list of things we can do with our friends and loved ones we tend to forget about the simplistic activities that also bring us a sense of happiness.

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Topics: Things to Do, Living in Chico

Day Trips for Every Chicoan

Posted by Jenna Redman

August 30, 2018

Chico is a wonderful little town to call home, but even this smoke can make the most dedicated Chicoan want to get out for just a little while. With the smoke continuing to permeate the air, weekend getaways and even day drips are becoming more and more popular. 

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Topics: Things to Do, Living in Chico

Best Of Chico: It’s Time to Vote for Your Faves While Living in Chico

Posted by Living In Chico Team

August 29, 2018

UPDATED FOR 2018

Every year the Chico News & Review holds the Best of Chico contest where locals vote on their Chico favorites. After the votes are tallied they announce the winners and let me tell you what, businesses really appreciate knowing that they are liked. So if you're living in Chico let’s get started and get to voting!

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Topics: Living in Chico, Best of Chico

Living in Chico Apartment Tips: 13 Ideas For White Walls [Sans Paint]

Posted by Living In Chico Team

August 24, 2018

So you live in an apartment and you have white walls. You might be among the group of people who see having white walls as boring, especially if your apartment manager doesn’t condone painting the walls. It may seem as though you don’t have any options to add color to your home but that is far from the case. Here are 13 ideas for you to brighten up your Living in Chico apartment.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Decorating your Apartment

Best Gluten Free Places to Eat and Shop in Chico

Posted by Ben Olberg

August 11, 2018

Eating gluten free (abbreviated as GF) can be a challenge. Even though it's a more common dietary restriction than it used to be, most American diets are still full of bread and pasta. Luckily there are some great places in Chico that are making your gluten free life a little easier, and more fun! So, what are the best gluten free places to eat and shop in Chico? Read on...

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Topics: Living in Chico, Chico Restaurants

4 Things to Do Before the Back to School Busyness Starts

Posted by Jenna Redman

August 08, 2018

The back to school rush is upon us. Our little town of Chico is going to double in size [much like the Grinch’s heart], making everything feel more crowded!

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Topics: Things to Do, Chico Restaurants, Living in Chico, Summer Activities in Chico

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

How to Beat the Heat Outside Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Jenna Redman

June 27, 2018

You’ve spent a fair amount of time in your apartment trying to beat the heat, but what happens when you start to get antsy and just want to be set free? Clearly the answer is to leave your apartment! Yet the idea of leaving your apartment when Chico is heading towards the warm hundreds sounds like a terrible plan.

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Topics: Things to Do, Summer Activities in Chico, Living in Chico

Fireworks in Chico

Posted by Jenna Redman

June 20, 2018

UPDATED FOR 2018

Happy 4th of July!

Fireworks, the one event that captures the attention of all ages. It’s the time of year to celebrate Independence Day together and gather as a community to watch the dark sky light up in magnificent colors. The feeling of unity it brings to a town is remarkable. Do you remember as a child gathering the kids around your neighborhood and then walking to the end of your street to watch the fireworks in Chico? Everyone waited in eager anticipation for the first “boom” followed by an eye opening display of colors.

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Topics: Living in Chico, 4th of July, Summer Activities in Chico

How to Be a Considerate Pet-Owner at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Ben Olberg

June 11, 2018

If you want to have a pet in your Chico apartment, there are some major considerations you need to work through. First off, not all apartments allow pets, so check with your property manager before you start looking for furry companions. There are usually size, quantity, species, and breed restrictions on what type of pets are allowed. Cats and dogs are the most common, with fish coming in a very distant third.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Living in an Apartment

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