Normal Avenue is often mistakenly referred to as "Normal Street" by long-time residents and newcomers alike because of the downtown drinking establishment known as Normal Street Bar. The City of Chico in late 2007 installed a new stoplight at the corner of Normal Avenue and 2nd Street, and put up a sign at the intersection that read "Normal Street." The city immediately recognized the error. Alongside the incorrect name, a smaller street sign on the same corner still correctly identified the name of the street. The problem was fixed early 2008.