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Chico Air Museum Presents Show and Tell

by Jack Last night the Chico Air Museum hosted a lecture and slide show by Ravi Saip, President of Air Spray, Chico.  Mr. Saip spoke to a large audience about the timeline of air tankers  and future of aerial firefighting.  … Continue reading

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Cracker Barrel Chat

by Jack Lots of big news, most of it bad. First thing that comes to mind is the terrorist attack in London (again). I think the body count so far this year is around 35. The latest attack was among … Continue reading

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Homeless Invasion – Hundreds of Millions in Property Damage -Spike in Crime

by Jack All you have to do is type in a few key search words and suddenly page after of news stories appear centered around the homeless.  Everywhere citizens are complaining about homeless.  The complain they are being bused to … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up After the Transients

Thanks go to Common Sense for this article…. After viewing the “MCS” link to the counsel meeting of July 5th, I wonder just how frustrated Mr. Newman is with the city’s position toward homeless vagrants, and what he is willing … Continue reading

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Chico Airport and the Air Museum

by Jack Friday, 11 Aug Chico, CA  It’s been a busy day so far, C-130’s, P-2’s and other exotic fire fighting aircraft have been coming and going.  These are some beautiful, historic aircraft (former military) that have been converted over … Continue reading

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Part 2. Lunch at Plaza Park – Where the Homeless Gather

by Jack As hoped, my next contact in the park was with Teri Dubose, the organizer for “Lunch in the Park.” Quite some time ago, Teri began to feel a little uneasy taking her lunch breaks in Plaza Park.  This … Continue reading

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Chico Transients – Citizens Take a Bold Step

by Jack CITIZENS PROTESTING AT CHICO’S PLAZA PARK every WED AND FRI AT 1 PM Is this the beginning of something very important to Chico? Frustrated y citizens plan to gather at Plaza Park and let their feelings be known, … Continue reading

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Chico’s Homeless Population Grows

by Jack Right after WW2 the “greatest generation” was in their prime.  The nation was prosperous and strong .    The able bodied and sound of mind were expect to work, and it was just as natural to expect those who … Continue reading

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Homeless – The Top 10 Solutions

by Jack Ten principles for managing a homeless crisis (if you are in a hurry, just go to 6 thru 10 for the bottom line) Principle 1: Crisis resolution Every situation that could result in homelessness is a crisis for … Continue reading

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The Early Signs of Decline

by Jack Chico, like many other cities, is suffering from a very costly invasion.  What began as a mere trickle has grown into a full on flood of… “homeless.”  Latest estimates for the homeless population are in excess of 1,100. … Continue reading

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