Nov 14, 2014 4:18 PM by News Staff
Chico's old and dilapidated Regal Inn is finally close to becoming a distant memory.
Demolition of the shuttered motel on the Esplanade has begun.
Within the next few days, the lot will be cleared of all remnants of what has become a nuisance for the area, plagued by vandals and transients since it was closed and before that, a drug den. a
Steve Cowee, owner of North State Auto Brokers, bought the motel property a few months back.
He is now planning to locate a car dealership for this location.