Laura Urseny, ChicoER

Laura Urseny

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Chico, CA, United States

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Past:
  • ChicoER
  • Mercury-Register
  • The Daily Democrat
  • LakeCountyRecordBee
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel

Past articles by Laura:

Wayne Cook, businessman who restored many historic Chico buildings, dies

Wayne Cook, a businessman who founded AAA Properties and restored many of the best parts of historic Chico, died Monday. He was 79. → Read More

Wayne Cook, businessman who restored many historic Chico buildings, dies

Wayne Cook, a businessman who founded AAA Properties and restored many of the best parts of historic Chico, died Monday. He was 79. → Read More

Getting ready

A reopening celebration for the Chico Air Museum is planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 10, with festivities including a fly-in, pancake breakfast and free admission. → Read More

Renovated Hotel Diamond now finished

After one of the roughest years for the hospitality industry, Chico hotel owner Wayne Cook has finished what has been one of the biggest renovation projects of his career: Transforming the rundown … → Read More

Salmon sculpture symbolic of bridge recovery

For local artists Zeke Lunder and Jeb Sisk, their silver sculpture bears messages about hope, beauty, revival and survival, much like the silver salmon of Butte Creek that it heralds. → Read More

Sandra and John Butler: Remembered as loving parents, grandparents, great-grandparents

How Sandra and John Butler discovered Berry Creek will remain a mystery to son John Butler, but the surviving member of the family plans to return to the foothills, picking up where his parents lef… → Read More

Sandra and John Butler: Remembered as loving parents, grandparents, great-grandparents

How Sandra and John Butler discovered Berry Creek will remain a mystery to son John Butler, but the surviving member of the family plans to return to the foothills, picking up where his parents lef… → Read More

Closing the book

It’s time for the sweet, wonderful, poppyseed-filled kolache. That’s pronounced ko-lach-ki. → Read More

New California coronavirus relief grants for rural, disadvantaged areas

Business assistance programs throughout Butte County are encouraging small firms to apply for California’s newly released COVID-19 Relief Grant Program, which has allocated $500 million for eligibl… → Read More

2020 great year for Honey Run Covered Bridge rebuild in Butte County

As 2020 comes to an end, there will be a group of people who are happy about what has happened over the last 12 months in Butte County. → Read More

Closed Butte County businesses health care, social assistance

I wasn’t the only one surprised by the news about more than 400 businesses have shut down in Butte County over 2020. → Read More

Closed Butte County businesses health care, social assistance

I wasn’t the only one surprised by the news about more than 400 businesses have shut down in Butte County over 2020. → Read More

Despite rain, Christmas dinner brings out the joy

It may not have been about feeding hungry stomaches as much as the Eagles’ Christmas dinner in Oroville was about making human connection. → Read More

El Medio firefighters put in last day at Oroville station

Friday was about as common a day as the firefighters of El Medio Fire Protection District in Oroville had. → Read More

Chico mother, daughter share Dec. 25 birthday

For one family, Dec. 25 means two kinds of greetings: “Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday” not to just one, but two members. → Read More

Chico mother, daughter share Dec. 25 birthday

For one family, Dec. 25 means two kinds of greetings: “Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday” not to just one, but two members. → Read More

Not surprising, most Butte County restaurants closed for Christmas

At Thanksgiving, still in the midst of reduced operation, there were a handful of north state restaurants that offered dine-in, take-out and delivery, but Christmas is another story. → Read More

Not surprising, most Butte County restaurants closed for Christmas

At Thanksgiving, still in the midst of reduced operation, there were a handful of north state restaurants that offered dine-in, take-out and delivery, but Christmas is another story. → Read More

Over 400 Butte County businesses have closed

Between January and September, 399 businesses shut their doors permanently. The state received what’s called “end of liability” report from 399 companies, meaning that an employer’s liability for e… → Read More

Chico conference to bring snapshot of north state and a look ahead

The role of the workforce development boards throughout California are increasing in importance to businesses in their post-pandemic days, according to one of the speakers at the upcoming North Sta… → Read More