The Chico Beat Ceases Publication

september 11, 2008  08:43 am
The Beat, a tabloid-style weekly launched by former News & Review editors Tom Gascoyne and Josh Indar in August 2006, announced last week that it was shutting down. "The paper tried to fill a niche to the political left of the [Chico News & Review] but never caught on with advertisers," the News & Review reports.