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

Best Places to Take Your Dog in Chico

Posted by Jenna Redman

August 01, 2018

Chico is an amazing place to live and it’s not just because we have yummy places to eat or small-town events that are good for the whole family. There are also numerous businesses that will welcome your dog and they will do it with a smile on their faces.

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

July - August Events in Chico

Posted by Jenna Redman

July 08, 2018

The months of July and August are when it starts to really get hot here in Chico, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy all there is to offer. Make sure you find ways to celebrate all this summer whether it’s in the form of a free concert, watermelon slices, or getting the gang together for an outdoor movie.

We’ve pulled together a collection of events in Chico, and if you are a resident of a Living in Chico property, there are a select group of exclusive events at the bottom of this post just for you that have been set up by your Creating Caring Communities Team! Go forth and enjoy.

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Topics: Summer Activities in Chico, Creating Caring Communities, Community Events, Things to Do

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

Easy Summer Activities in Chico for Everyone

Posted by Jenna Redman

June 06, 2018

Do you ever feel like summer has a lot of expectations attached to it? That if you don’t plan a big adventure by the end of May you won’t get to do anything memorable? If you're a last-minute planner or want to add some fun summer activities to spruce up your summer, then you’re in the right place.

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

Local Apartments Near Farmers Markets

Posted by Ben Olberg

April 27, 2018

One of the best things about living in Chico is that it has some of the best farmers markets around. The abundance of the fertile Northern California valley is clear when you walk through the farmers market and see the huge variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains grown in this region. Grocery stores are convenient, but there is something special about a farmers market.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Things to Do

What To Do While Living in Chico in the Spring

Posted by Ben Olberg

March 23, 2018

As we emerge out of our winter hibernation into the glorious season of spring it's time for a fresh start and time to try new things. After you have done all your spring cleaning it's time to get out of your Chico apartment! But what is there to do while living in Chico in the spring? You may already have a long list of activities planned or you might not have even thought about it yet, but either way we have some fun ideas you don't want to miss out on.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Things to Do, Spring in Chico

Best Local Places to Eat While Living in Chico

Posted by Jenna Redman

February 22, 2018

Living in Chico offers you so many different things such as amazing parks, trees that show every season, apartments you can make into a home, and best of all, places that make deciding what to eat difficult because everything tastes like heaven. Chico has everything from the hometown bakery to authentic Mexican to upscale restaurants and everything in-between.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Chico Restaurants, Best of Chico, Things to Do

Parking Secrets for Downtown Chico at Your Chico Apartment

Posted by Ben Olberg

February 16, 2018

Downtown Chico is a great place to grab lunch, shop, or meet friends for happy hour. For those lucky enough to live in a Chico apartment within walking distance to downtown, parking probably isn’t an issue, but there are a limited number of apartments that close. Sometimes, especially when all the Chico State students are in town, it can be a challenge to find parking. If you just head blindly into downtown you might get lucky, but odds are you are going to circle the block a few times searching for a spot close to your destination and then have to backtrack and look farther out. If you want to be able to get in and out of Downtown Chico quickly, you have to know these parking secrets.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Things to Do

Last Minute Valentine's Day DIYs for Apartments in Chico California 

Posted by Jenna Redman

February 14, 2018

Today is that wonderful holiday that was made up by that famous greeting card company that thought a card for all the real holidays, birthdays, and special occasions wasn’t enough.

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Topics: Winter in Chico, Things to Do, Holidays