Biz Bits: What a business week in Chico - Chicostart

It’s been quite a week, with the economy taking substantial blows upon news of Milestone Technologies and Sears about ready to close shop here.

For Milestone, the jobs are at a call center at the Chico airport industrial park that served Facebook and Facebook clients. Its services included more than that, including engineering and development, according to help-wanted calls the company put out.

Why Facebook decided it wanted to move those jobs closer to the Menlo Park campus isn’t known, but I don’t suspect it had anything to do with Chico as a place to work….Click here to read more.