Items & Companies • Chico Information & Evaluation

Chico Nissan Hyundai

Ag/Rising Provides

FIRST Place: Northern Star Mills
510 Esplanade, 342-7661
See Greatest Feed Retailer/Farm Provide.
SECOND Place: Chico Ag Mart
1334 Park Ave, 809-2367
THIRD Place: Tractor Provide Co.
2475 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy, 897-0669

Antiques Retailer

FIRST Place: Eighth & Fundamental Antiques
745 Fundamental St., 893-5534
Eighth & Fundamental is large! Throughout two buildings, it spans 29,000 sq. ft, housing distributors promoting every part from antiques and collectibles to classic clothes and vinyl information.
SECOND Place: Little Pink Hen
215 Fundamental St., 894-1311
THIRD Place: Nation Squyres Antiques
164 E. Third St., 342-6764

Equipment Retailer

FIRST Place: Ginno’s Kitchen & Equipment Heart
2505 Zanella Method, 342-2182
Ginno’s is Chico’s largest impartial equipment vendor, family-owned and -operated for extra 50 years. The pleasant and educated employees assist prospects navigate a wide array of types from main producers and in addition come to houses for installations and trusted repairs.
SECOND Place: Hudson’s Equipment Heart
2525 Dominic Dr., Ste. D, 877-6312
THIRD Place: Collier {Hardware}
105 Broadway, 342-0195

Legal professional

FIRST Place: Rooney Regulation Agency
1458 Esplanade, 345-5678
As a former probation officer and public defender, Michael Rooney has plenty of expertise with the felony justice system. However his follow isn’t restricted to protection—Chicoans additionally belief him with circumstances in different areas, equivalent to private harm and household legislation.
SECOND Place: The Regulation Workplace of Nikki Farris
2607 Forest Ave., Ste. 120, 898-1488
THIRD Place: Regulation Places of work of Aaron J. Stewart
2571 California Park Drive, Ste. 100, 345-2212

Auto Paint/Physique Store

FIRST Place: Concours Elite Collision Heart
2267 Esplanade, Ste. D, 891-0234
Bob and Linda Fitzgerald opened Concours Elite in 1982. On the subject of portray, construction restore and getting folks’s rides into competitors form, theirs is the go-to store for Chicoans.
SECOND Place: JP’s Paint & Physique Works
1840 Park Ave., 342-1328
THIRD Place: Mike Knight Customs
2961 Hwy 32, Stes. 54-56, 214-9949

Auto Restore Store

FIRST Place: Reasonably priced Automotive
2106 Park Ave., 892-1774
Reasonably priced Automotive can deal with any restore, from preventive upkeep to transmission work to diagnosing and fixing these thriller rattles everyone knows too nicely. With the store’s assure and guarantee promise, prospects know they’re getting service they will belief.
SECOND Place: Spencer Automotive
2540 Dominic Drive, 345-5600
THIRD Place: Guido’s Auto Precision
135 W. Eighth Ave., 891-8313

Child/Youngsters’ Clothier

FIRST Place: As soon as Upon a Baby
801 East Ave., Ste. 106, 592-3824
As soon as Upon a Baby boasts being North America’s No. 1 youngsters’s resale franchise, and the Chico retailer is full of ready-to-wear, gently used garments together with toys and tools that meet present security requirements.
SECOND Place: Apple Blossom Child
977 East Ave, Ste. 90, 345-1617
THIRD Place: Kat’s Meow
138 W. Third St., 899-8811

Financial institution/Credit score Union

FIRST Place: Tri Counties Financial institution
A number of areas
The primary department of Tri Counties Financial institution opened in Chico on March 11, 1975, on the present 2171 Pillsbury Highway location. There are actually branches everywhere in the state operated by greater than 1,500 workers. Clients have come to know the financial institution by its core values of belief, respect, integrity, communication and alternative, or TRICO.
SECOND Place: Golden Valley Financial institution
190 Cohasset Highway, Ste. 170, 894-1000
THIRD Place: Members 1st Credit score Union
Two areas: 969 East Ave. & 550 Salem St., 222-6060


FIRST Place: Liberty Barber Co.
240 Fundamental St., Ste. 180, 630-7313
Open for only a 12 months and a half, the hip, heat and welcoming Liberty Barber Co. store already can boast two Better of Chico awards. A conventional store providing cuts, beard trims and hot-towel straight-razor shaves, Liberty additionally contains a complimentary beverage and a shoulder therapeutic massage with every go to.
SECOND Place: Danny’s Barbershop
544 Broadway St., 332-0553
THIRD Place: Gents’s Barbershop
151 Broadway, 774-2157

Bike Store

FIRST Place: Pullins Cyclery
801 Fundamental St., 342-1055
Pullins Cyclery opened in Chico in 1918; Steve and Katy O’Bryan took over in 1984. Throughout their tenure, the store has turn into an everyday cease for locals wanting get a brand new or restored trip or simply chat up Steve, who usually holds courtroom on the worn, wood flooring on matters starting from native politics to Irish music.
SECOND Place: Greenline Cycles
515 Fundamental St., 894-7885
THIRD Place: AMain Biking
2070 E. twentieth St., 894-6075

Cab Firm

FIRST Place: Taxi Dave
It’s simply Dave and his plain white cab, taxiing locals round city day-after-day however Sunday. Now a winner two years in a row.
SECOND Place: Chico Yellow Cab
THIRD Place: G-Journey Pedi-Cab & Trolley

Hashish Dispensary (inside driving distance of Chico)

FIRST Place: Zente Farms
With accredited Chico dispensaries within the technique of getting up and working, native sufferers nonetheless have to order their flowers and edibles from supply providers equivalent to this 12 months’s favourite, Zente Farms.
SECOND Place (tie): Natural Care of California
(916) 476-5702
SECOND Place (tie): Good Union

As soon as Upon a Baby

Automobile Dealership

FIRST Place: Chico Nissan Hyundai
2562 Cohasset Highway, 893-1777
This regionally owned enterprise began with the Nissan dealership in 1961 and added the Hyundai half 30 years in the past. Lots of the workers have been with the corporate for years, even many years, contributing to Chico Nissan Hyundai’s fame for customer support.
SECOND Place: Courtesy Automotive Heart
2520 Cohasset Highway, 345-9444
THIRD Place: Chuck Patterson Toyota
200 East Ave., 895-1771

Automobile Wash

FIRST Place: Surf Through Specific Automobile Wash
Two areas: 2470 Forest Ave., 801-6479; 2573 Esplanade, 774-2363
This 12 months marks the fifth anniversary of the arrival of the fast-growing chain of Surf in Chico. The 2 native areas provide fast, full-service, water-saving washes, plus self-serve vacuums and a floor-mat-washing station.
SECOND Place: Scrubbs
1020 Skyway, 893-4885
THIRD Place: California Automobile Wash
150 Business Ave., 894-3017

Consignment/Second-Hand Threads

FIRST Place: Labelz Upscale Consignment Boutique
974 Mangrove Ave., 345-1615
Because the identify suggests, Labelz Upscale Consignment Boutique trades in a curated choice of girls’s clothes. Proprietor Jamie Withrow took over the store in 2019 and has saved it stocked with seasonal/present clothes and niknaks.
SECOND Place: Bootleg
126 W. Second St., 895-1426
THIRD Place: 2econd Life
641 Nord Ave., Ste. B, 466-6966

Comfort Retailer

FIRST Place: 7-Eleven
A number of areas
The convenience-store chain now often called 7-Eleven began in 1927 as somewhat storefront of Southland Ice Firm in Dallas. The 7-Eleven identify didn’t come till after World Conflict II, and the long-lasting Slurpee (the shop’s model of the Icee drink) arrived in 1966. At this time, there are greater than 78,000 areas worldwide, together with 4 shops in Chico.
SECOND Place: Energy Market
A number of areas
THIRD Place (tie): Sierra Market
1646 Park Ave., 342-4579
THIRD Place (tie): PDQ Market & Deli
156 Eaton Highway, Ste. A, 345-9966

Day Spa

FIRST Place: Angels Nail & Spa
965 Nord Ave., Ste. 100-A, 487-7322
Open the door of the unassuming West Chico enterprise on any given day, and contained in the place will probably be filled with prospects and practically as many manicurists at work. The spa presents extra than simply nail providers, too, with eyelash extensions, waxing and complementary glasses of wine (or soda, or water) on the menu as nicely.
SECOND Place: SkyLab Nails & Spa
611 Walnut St., 518-6908
THIRD Place: City Medspa
3221 Cohasset Highway, 891-8772

Dry Cleaner

FIRST Place: third Era Cleaners
1380 East Ave., 899-0333
Full-service “moist cleansing” specialists, these cleaners do alterations, pickup and supply. One on-line reviewer sums up third Era’s recognition: “I reside two cities away and fortunately drive to make use of them. Very good counter folks, good customer support, immediate service, they usually clear and press my garments fantastically.”
SECOND Place: Aptitude Customized Cleaners
660 Mangrove Ave., 345-0522
THIRD Place: Chico Specific Cleaners
Two areas: 641 Walnut St., 343-6013; 752 East Ave., 343-8844

Esthetician/Waxing Studio

FIRST Place: Silhouette Waxing Studio
1803 Mangrove Ave., 342-7131
Silhouette opened the doorways of its small Mangrove Avenue studio 15 years in the past; since then, proprietor Courtney Spangler and her employees of estheticians have provided “environment friendly, comfy and reasonably priced” eyebrow grooming, facial fuzz removing and a variety of waxing choices.
SECOND Place: The Eyebrow Goddess
260 E. First St., 680-2569
THIRD Place (tie): European Wax Heart
728 Mangrove Ave., Ste. B, 433-4003
THIRD Place (tie): Waxed – Pores and skin & Waxing Boutique
225 Fundamental St., Ste. F, (415) 994-7014
THIRD Place (tie): Angel’s Nails & Spa
965 Nord Ave., Ste. 100-A, 487-7322

Feed Retailer/Farm Provide

FIRST Place: Northern Star Mills
510 Esplanade, 342-7661
Since 1898, Chicoans have trusted Northern Star Mills with their farming wants, particularly in relation to their animals. That’s as a result of the shop—working at its location throughout from Bidwell Mansion since 1933—shares every part from canine and cat meals to poultry and cattle feed. Northern Star Mills additionally carries fertilizer, soil and seeds for the backyard.
SECOND Place: C Bar D Feeds
3388 Hwy 32, 342-5361
THIRD Place: Wilbur’s Feed and Seed
139 Meyers St., 895-0569

Labelz Upscale Consignment Boutique

Monetary Planner

FIRST Place: Miste and Steve Cliadakis
Altum Wealth Advisors, 1074 East Ave., Ste. T-1, 924-0110
Miste and Steven Cliadakis’ staff units itself other than giant companies with a no-pressure method that’s not beholden to proprietary merchandise. They assist purchasers obtain their particular person monetary objectives—from retirement plans and investments to danger administration and insurance coverage—with an “goal, unbiased” recommendation.
SECOND Place: Renée Michel & Joe Sweeney
Sweeney & Michel, 196 Cohasset Highway, Ste. 100, 487-1777
THIRD Place: Barrett O. Benson
Benson Wealth Administration, 901 Bruce Highway, Ste. 160, 891-0719


FIRST Place: Flowers by Rachelle
2485 Notre Dame Blvd., Ste. 260, 345-2661
This marks the twenty fifth 12 months that Flowers by Rachelle proprietor/namesake Rachelle Nyswonger-Neal has been making Chico’s weddings and different particular events stunning with items and high-quality floral preparations.
SECOND Place: Christian & Johnson
1098 E. First Ave., 891-1881
THIRD Place: Chico Florist
1600 Mangrove Ave., Ste. 145

Basic Contractor

FIRST Place: Proframe Development
11128 Halfway, Ste. 3, 636-4574
Proframe has been constructing nearly every part—{custom} houses, rebuilds, patio covers and extra—because it opened for enterprise in 2008.
SECOND Place: Slater & Son Basic Contractor
3753 Morehead Ave., 893-3333
THIRD Place: Holt Development
37 Bellermine Court docket, 899-1011

Reward Store

FIRST Place: Hubbs & Co.
956 Mangrove Ave., 892-4940
The eclectic, ever-changing choice of not simply items, however stationary, girls’s style and residential items as nicely, has many shoppers calling Hubbs their “joyful place.” Discover every part from scented candles and backyard flags to purses and connoisseur meals.
SECOND Place: Little Pink Hen
897 E. twentieth St., Ste. B, 897-0100
THIRD Place: Made in Chico
127 W. Third St., 894-7009


FIRST Place: S&S Natural Produce
& Pure Meals
1924 Mangrove Ave., 343-4930
The one-time roadside produce stand is now a longtime full-service grocery—with a formidable choice of natural produce plus breads, wines, natural dietary supplements and a butcher store.
SECOND Place: Dealer Joe’s
801 East Ave., Ste. 100, 343-9920
THIRD Place: Chico Pure Meals Co-Op
818 Fundamental St., 891-1713

Hair Salon

FIRST Place: Da Capo Fashion Home
1925 Market Place, 715-7183
This fashionable salon within the Meriam Park neighborhood presents cuts, styling, coloring and extensions in a stupendous house.
SECOND Place: Society Fashion Lounge
627 Broadway, Ste. 120, 487-7066
THIRD Place: The Hair Co.
1229 E. Ninth St., 894-2002

Home Cleansing Service

FIRST Place: C&A Cleansing
Established in 2008, C&A Cleansing presents residential and workplace cleansing providers (together with window washing!) utilizing “environmentally pleasant merchandise, tools and programs.”
SECOND Place: Deb’s Detailed Cleansing
THIRD Place: Cleaned to Perfection

Home Painter

FIRST Place: Hawkes Portray
John Hawkes’ work should converse for itself: Past an indication on the facet of his truck, he doesn’t exit of his technique to promote his enterprise, but he’s made an impression on prospects who’ve voted him Chico’s finest for the second 12 months in a row.
SECOND Place: SM Portray
THIRD Place: Joe Shaw Portray

Insurance coverage Agent

FIRST Place: Heritage Insurance coverage Company
290 Airpark Blvd., 894-3276
Heritage Insurance coverage has operated as an impartial company since 1978. Steve and Kelly Mora head a staff with experience spanning agribusiness, industrial accounts, private insurance coverage, worker advantages and staff’ compensation.
SECOND Place: Eddy Rodriguez (State Farm)
45 Jan Court docket, Ste. 165, 899-0100
THIRD Place: Joni Ginno (State Farm)
1915 Esplanade, 891-5881



FIRST Place: Kirk’s Jewellery
246 W. Third St., 891-0880
Jeweler/metalsmith Kirk Bengtson opened store in downtown Chico in 1973 in a small second-story house. He quickly expanded, transferring down Third Road to a nook retailer at Salem, the place Kirk’s Jewellery grew to become a fixture—acclaimed particularly for custom-made engagement and wedding ceremony rings. Dazzling earring, pendants and rings make the circumstances like a museum show.
SECOND Place: Julianne’s
1925 Market Place, Ste. 120, 342-3117
THIRD Place: Olde Gold Property Jewellery
225 Fundamental St., Ste. O, 891-4610


FIRST Place: Vega Panorama & Irrigation
Acquired a swimming pool that’s too demanding to maintain up? Isaias Vega and crew can convert it to a backyard with water function. Vega Panorama & Irrigation can also replace a present yard, begin from scratch with a recent idea and change irrigation with water-conserving sprinklers.
SECOND Place: Dawson Landscaping
THIRD Place: Hanson & Hanson

Liquor Retailer

FIRST Place: Spike’s Bottle Store
1270 E. First Ave., 893-8410
Spike’s proprietor Kevin Jaradah is dedicated to preserving his cabinets stocked with attention-grabbing finds—from hard-to-find craft beers, ciders and whiskeys to the fashionable libations equivalent to premium canned cocktails—and Spike the store canine is dedicated to preserving watch … except he’s napping.
SECOND Place: Star Liquor
933 Nord Ave., 891-4842
THIRD Place: Mangrove Bottle Store
1350 Mangrove Ave., Ste. 160, 342-7575

Native Pet Retailer

FIRST Place: TrailBlazer Pet Provide
752 Mangrove Ave. & 1352 East Ave., 892-1848
At TrailBlazer, pets are the celebrities of the present, with grooming providers and workshops centered on caring for and higher understanding fur infants. Plus, the cabinets at its two areas are stocked with a wide array of meals, treats, toys and pet-care merchandise.
SECOND Place: Chico Pet Works & Pet Salon
2201 Pillsbury Highway, Ste. 186, 345-0934
THIRD Place: Northern Star Mills
510 Esplanade, 342-7661

Males’s Clothier

FIRST Place: 2econd Life
641 Nord Ave., Ste. B, 466-6966
How dope can you actually be in case your wardrobe doesn’t embrace some classic basketball footwear and a pair of Bape glow-in-the-dark shark shorts? Comply with
@we_the_best_thrift on Instagram to remain up on the newest finds.
SECOND Place: Higher Park Clothes
122 W. Third St., 487-7118
THIRD Place: Males’s Wearhouse
1950 E. twentieth St., Ste. 501, 342-1769

Bike Supplier

FIRST Place: Sierra Metal Harley-Davidson
1501 Mangrove Ave., 893-1918
The lot at Sierra Metal Harley-Davidson on Mangrove Avenue is the unofficial gathering spot for Chico’s motorcycling fans, and the connected store is the official dwelling of the king of American highway bikes.
SECOND Place: Ozzie’s BMW Heart
2438 Cohasset Highway, 345-4462
THIRD Place: Chico Motorsports
1538 Park Ave., 345-5247

Sierra Metal Harley-Davidson

New Enterprise (non-food service)

FIRST Place: SkyLab Nails & Spa
611 Walnut St., 518-6908
Did Chico want one other nail salon? There are plenty of arms right here, so why not?!? SkyLab’s on-line critiques recommend that the year-old store is already making its mark, with one on-line commentator saying, “[I] love the intense, clear and pleasant environment. All work accomplished professionally and to perfection. So joyful to have discovered my favourite nail place.”
SECOND Place: Love Skate Store
1380 East Ave., Ste. 100, 809-0689
THIRD Place: Magnolia Downtown
830 Broadway, 809-4196


FIRST Place: The Plant Barn & Items
406 Entler Ave., 345-3121
Open since 1980, the Plant Barn is the longest-running nursery in Chico. Denise Kelly and Rolf Weidhofer have owned it since 2006 and have expanded the operation right into a veritable nursery theme park, with sprawling grounds of vegetable begins; vegetation and bushes of every type; and a variety of backyard artwork and different plant-related items and provides.
SECOND Place: Magnolia Reward & Backyard Heart
1367 East Ave., 894-5410
THIRD Place: Little Pink Hen Nursery
189 E. eighth St., 891-9100

Outside Residing (patios, swimming pools, and many others.)

FIRST Place: Patio Execs
11128 Halfway, Ste. 3, 924-6400
The parents at Patio Execs construct every part from pergolas to solar rooms to assist Chicoans make the surface of their dwelling as comfy as the within.
SECOND Place (tie): Lowes
2350 Forest Ave., 895-5130
SECOND Place (tie): Perfection Swimming pools & Spa
172 E. twentieth St., 895-0437

Pet Groomer

FIRST Place: Carol’s Canine Grooming
975 East Ave., Ste. 160, 343-1554
Sixty years of grooming Chico’s pooches?!? Some locals have been prospects of Carol’s Canine Grooming for his or her entire lives—and for a number of pets’ lives. That form of loyalty is earned with many years of talent, persistence and love for the canine of Chico.
SECOND Place: Mutt Cuts
2991 Esplanade, Ste. 130, 592-3156
THIRD Place: Coature Pet Spa
1411 Mangrove Ave., 899-8433

Piercing Studio

FIRST Place: Pink Room Tattoo
231 Nord Ave., 342-1287
Septum? Stomach button? No matter physique half physique is getting outfitted, Pink Room’s well-trained piercers have it coated with expertise and high quality {hardware}. The studio advertises that every one its jewellery is ethically sourced, “American made, implant-grade titanium, metal and strong gold.”
SECOND Place: Eye of Jade
1238 Mangrove Ave., 343-5233
THIRD Place: Pure Gold Studio
250 Vallombrosa Ave., Ste. 560, 804-2722

Place For A Mani/Pedi

FIRST Place: Angels Nails & Spa
965 Nord Ave., Ste. 100-A, 487-7322
See Greatest Day Spa.
SECOND Place: SkyLab Nails & Spa
611 Walnut St., 518-6908
THIRD Place: Lily’s Nails & Spa
208 W. East Ave., Ste. E, 898-8765

Place For Electronics/Pc Restore

FIRST Place: Chico Pc Clinic
1450 Mangrove Ave., Ste. 140, 636-1337
The “on-call nerds” of Chico Pc Clinic specialise in pc restore, cleansing and improve set up. The work is finished quick, too, with common turnaround being lower than 24 hours.
SECOND Place: Greatest Purchase
2005 Forest Ave., 566-1012
THIRD Place: PCI Pc Companies
225 Fundamental St., 891-4152

Place To Purchase Books

FIRST Place: The Bookstore
118 Fundamental St., 345-7441
The wood-floored, overfilled Bookstore is heat, inviting and a foundational a part of what it means to many to be a Chicoan. There’s a variety of used and new books, with spectacular alternatives of youngsters’s books, cookbooks, historical past, gardening, non secular, artwork books and traditional literature. The Bookstore is a Chico establishment.
SECOND Place: Barnes & Noble
2031 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, 894-1494
THIRD Place: ABC Books
950 Mangrove Ave., 893-4342

Place To Purchase House Furnishings

FIRST Place: Esplanade Furnishings
1750 Esplanade, 891-4788
Proprietor Dan Moser opened Esplanade Furnishings 40 years in the past and specialised in constructing plenty of the unfinished-wood objects offered on the retailer. The store not cranks out its personal {custom} items however as an alternative showcases quite a lot of American-made unfinished wooden items, together with bed room furnishings, eating tables, cupboards and extra.
SECOND Place: Finds Design & Decor
1341 Mangrove Ave., 892-1905
THIRD Place: Nantucket Design & House
603 Broadway St., 895-1038

Place To Purchase Outside Gear

FIRST Place: Mountain Sports activities
176 E. Third St., 345-5011
Chico is completely located for out of doors adventures. The Sierra Nevada mountains, Cascade vary and Bidwell Park are all in our again yard, and Mountain Sports activities is right here to outfit native out of doors fans with clothes, footwear, tools and equipment for no matter journey awaits alongside the paths.
SECOND Place: Chico Sports activities Ltd.
698 Mangrove Ave., 894-1110
THIRD Place: Sportsman’s Warehouse
765 East Ave., Ste. 170, 897-0500

Sabrina Chevallier (RE/MAX)


FIRST Place: Earl’s Efficiency Plumbing
2264 Park Ave., 343-0330
Earl’s Efficiency Plumbing techs arrive in absolutely stocked vans, answering calls 24/7 to repair every part from water and sewer traces to pumps and water heaters. For greater than 20 years, Earl’s has saved Chico’s pipes so as.
SECOND Place: Correct Plumbing
2288 Park Ave., Ste. A, 894-1800
THIRD Place: In a position Plumbing
551 Nation Drive, Ste. 150, 899-9009

Skilled Photographer

FIRST Place: Erin Lackey Images

Erin Lackey makes a speciality of taking particular reminiscences out of the digital realm by making custom-designed portraits to hold on a wall. She says she is “prepared to present you a fully-catered boutique expertise that provides you distinctive artwork items of the folks you like essentially the most on this world.”
SECOND Place: Ashley Carlascio
THIRD Place: Park Avenue Images

Property Administration

FIRST Place: Madsen Properties
2607 Forest Ave., 570-6192
Alicia Madsen is licensed actual property dealer whose Madsen Properties oversees the administration of quite a lot of single-family houses, residences, townhouses and duplexes in Butte County.
SECOND Place: The Hignell Corporations
1750 Humboldt Highway, 576-5376
THIRD Place: Blue Oak Property Administration
2889 Cohasset Highway, Ste. 5, 636-2627

Actual Property Agent

FIRST Place: Sabrina Chevallier (RE/MAX)
1834 Mangrove Ave., 718-9115
RE/Max agent Sabrina Chevallier is perennially voted the Greatest Realtor in Chico. What places the born-and-raised Chicoan excessive is her personable, pleasant communication fashion as she stays in frequent contact whereas going above and past for her purchasers.
SECOND Place: Danielle Branham (Century 21)
1101 El Monte Ave., 570-8402
THIRD Place: Kelsey Wakefield (RE/MAX)
1834 Mangrove Ave., 518-6609

Reptile Retailer

FIRST Place: Nor Cal Reptile Adventures
43 Dacy Ave., 228-5011
Along with promoting reptiles and reptile provides, Nor Cal Reptile Adventures house owners Kenni and David Huff additionally promote, nicely, adventures. Locals can rent them out to convey lizards, snakes and a huge turtle to birthday events, college and different particular occasions.
SECOND Place: Chico Pet Works
& Pet Salon
2201 Pillsbury Highway, Ste. 186, 345-0934
THIRD Place: Killer Clutches
44 Rock Creek Highway, (310) 993-5459


FIRST Place (tie): Baird Roofing
11025 Halfway, 342-1631
Proprietor Michael Baird’s firm covers residential houses and industrial buildings, doing every part from attic air flow and skylights to new roofs in quite a lot of supplies.
FIRST Place (tie): Powell
& Sons Roofing
43 Norfield Ave., Ste. 4, 892-1410
From patching the smallest leak to a full roof building, Powell & Sons Roofing supplies each residential and industrial service.
THIRD Place: Chico Roofing Co.
3030 Thorntree Drive, Ste. 2, 892-9071

RV Leases

FIRST Place: Pleased Campers RV Leases
329 Southgate Ave., 321-8180
Like many RVers, Matt Dunckel and his household began their adventures in nature as tent campers. Nevertheless, after experiencing the convenience of execution in hitching up a camp trailer and simply heading out, he began Pleased Camper RV Leases, providing hitch trailers of all sizes in addition to small-scale motorhomes for hire.
SECOND Place (tie): R&M Trailer Leases
SECOND Place (tie): Mike Good friend RVs
2933 Esplanade, 343-0245

Shoe Retailer

FIRST Place: Heel & Sole Footwear
708 Mangrove Ave., 899-0725
Funky boots, swanky excessive heels, easy-breezy flip-flops and traditional canvas sneakers—Heel & Sole is packed to the ceiling, actually, with seemingly limitless containers of each fashion of footwear.
SECOND Place: 2econd Life
641 Nord Ave., Ste. B, 466-6966
THIRD Place: Fleet Toes
241 Fundamental St., 345-1000

Photo voltaic Firm

FIRST Place: Various Vitality Methods
13620 Hwy 99, 345-6980
This regionally owned enterprise brings the sources, supplies and manpower of a nationwide firm to the initiatives for photo voltaic programs and battery storage that maintain native residential and industrial properties in energy.
SECOND Place: City Design Photo voltaic
4742 Skyway, 809-1079
THIRD Place: Royal Aire Heating, Air Conditioning & Photo voltaic
2530 Zanella Method, 899-9999

Sporting Items

FIRST Place: Chico Sports activities Ltd.
698 Mangrove Ave., 894-1110
For 37 years, this regionally owned establishment has provided a warehouse-sized choice of necessities for tenting, mountaineering, biking, backpacking, working, yoga, swimming, snowboarding, disc golf and extra.
SECOND Place: Dick’s Sporting Items
1922 E. twentieth St., 343-3351
THIRD Place: Massive 5 Sporting Items
1717 Mangrove Ave., Ste. C, 891-1545

The Outlet

Tattoo Parlor

FIRST Place: Tanner Drake
Tattoo Studio
250 Vallombrosa Ave., Ste. 560, 965-5842
There are such a lot of Chico tattoo studios with proficient artists that obtain votes from loyal prospects for Better of Chico. This 12 months, rising to the highest of the pack is the Tanner Drake Tattoo Studio. One among many optimistic critiques: “I just lately received a tattoo from Tanner and had a tremendous expertise! He’s very skilled, made me really feel tremendous comfy within the store, and was quick, exact and simply an total proficient artist!”
SECOND Place (tie): Eye of Jade
1238 Mangrove Ave., 343-5233
SECOND Place (tie): Pink Room Tattoo
231 Nord Ave., 342-1287

Thrift Retailer

FIRST Place: Arc Retailer
2020 Park Ave., 343-3666
The massive Arc Retailer is filled with a well-organized, clear choice of clothes, jewellery, toys, bizarre nick-nacks, furnishings and sweaters (ugly and never) in your vacation events. Bonus: All proceeds fund trigger—providers for developmentally disabled folks.
SECOND Place: Goodwill
765 East Ave., Ste. 100, 893-8578
THIRD Place: Thrifty Discount
2432 Esplanade, 774-2158

Tree Service

FIRST Place: Tree of Eden
Joshua Man labored as a wildland firefighter for years earlier than beginning Tree of Eden Tree Companies, the place he makes a speciality of limbing, trimming, removals, fire-fuel breaks, lot clearing and basic tree upkeep.
SECOND Place (tie): North Valley Tree Service
SECOND Place (tie): About Bushes

Marriage ceremony/Occasion Planner

FIRST Place: North State Occasions
Proprietor Ashley Smith’s North State Occasions will handle nearly any special day: weddings, in fact, but additionally bridal showers, company events, reunions and some other celebrations. “Inform me what your imaginative and prescient is, and I’ll make it a actuality,” she says. “I’ll handle even the tiniest parts, so you may get pleasure from your occasion as a lot as your friends.”
SECOND Place: CES Weddings & Occasions
THIRD Place: The 530 Bride

Window Therapies

FIRST Place: Funds Blinds
2525 Dominic Drive, Ste. C, 343-3400
Native house owners Tim and Kim Lengthy have been consulting on and putting in window remedies in Butte County and past for 15-plus years, they usually pleasure themselves on detail-oriented customer support.
SECOND Place: Nantucket Design & House
603 Broadway St., 895-1038
THIRD Place: Miller Glass
745 Cherry St., 343-7934

Ladies’s Clothier

FIRST Place: The Outlet
232 Broadway, 999-2254
The Lulus web site ( is one in every of this space’s local-business success tales, promoting girls’s clothes everywhere in the world. In Chico, we’re particularly spoiled by getting a brick-and-mortar low cost brand-name outlet to go to in actual life, the place the costs vary from $4 to $40.
SECOND Place: For Elyse
228 Broadway, 893-0106
THIRD Place: fifth Road Clothes Co.
328 Broadway St., 345-5754


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