Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

2:05 p.m.: Stocks fall sharply on worries of U.S. recession

Posted: 22 Jan 2008 04:22 PM CST

NEW YORK (AP) — An unusual emergency interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve gave Wall Street a partial rebound today from a precipitous early decline — and perhaps the first steps toward a long-term recovery.

7:45 a.m. — Early traffic: Ice on ridge, collision on 99

Posted: 22 Jan 2008 10:26 AM CST

Icy conditions have been reported on Nimshew Road at the Skyway, and a non-injury, hit-and-run collision is being investigated on the northbound on-ramp of Highway 99 at East Eight Street.

Actor Heath Ledger found dead in NYC building

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:10 AM CST

NEW YORK -- Heath Ledger, the talented 28-year-old actor who gravitated toward dark, brooding roles that defied his leading-man looks, was found dead Tuesday in a Manhattan apartment, face down at the foot of his bed with prescription sleeping pills


Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

Teen charged with falsifying break-in WILLOWS — Three Willows police officers and two Glenn County Sheriff's deputies sped to a home on Crestwoood Way Sunday after a girl reported a home invasion robbery.

Butte buzzing with activity again: Student numbers up at community college

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

Tuesday was a busy day at Butte College as students flocked to the main campus as well as satellite campuses in Chico and in Glenn County for the first day of the spring semester.

Buzz Sneak Preview: Two Chico galleries co-host Snow Goose Festival art exhibit

Posted: 22 Jan 2008 12:05 PM CST

This feature will appear in Thursday's edition of The Buzz. If you appreciate local art or wildlife, consider visiting a couple of Chico art galleries to see sculptures of snow geese and paintings of Butte County's natural landscapes.

Community Roundup

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:12 AM CST

The Athletic Horizons Gymnastics Team visited Oroville for the Winter Blast Competition. In level 7 boys competition, Benton Miller won the meet with an all-around of 52.

County close to water sale to south-state district

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

OROVILLE -- Butte County is getting closer to a two-year deal to sell water to Palmdale Water District, northeast of Los Angeles in Southern California.

Daily Planner: January 23

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

Events BERRY CREEK TOWN MEETING: 9 a.m. Berry Creek School. Hosted by Berry Creek Community Association.

Daily Planner: January 24

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

Performances THEATRE ON THE RIDGE: 7:30 p.m. "Baby." 3735 Neal Road, Paradise. Story of three couples as they deal with the painful, rewarding and funny consequences of this universal experience.

Developer seeks to build business park driveway over Paradise land

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

PARADISE -- The developer of a planned business park wants to work with the town on establishing access to its 20-acre lot off Clark Road.

Fighting champ critical after encounter with Oroville police

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

OROVILLE -- Shawn Bias, a 22-year-old former mixed martial arts titleholder from Oroville, is in critical condition at Oroville Hospital, but improving slightly, following a struggle early Sunday with Oroville police, relatives said.

Glenn's Most Wanted

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

Here are several people being sought by Glenn County law enforcement agencies: Esteban Avila Esquivel The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is seeking Esteban Avila Esquivel for domestic battery, violating a court order to prevent domestic violence,

Las Plumas fast behind third gear

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:12 AM CST

The Las Plumas High varsity boys basketball team have had a goal all season to win the third period, Tuesday against Gridley in Butte View League play, the Thunderbirds did just that.

Letter: Burn ban misses mark

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

On Monday, Jan. 14, once again we were being asked not to light fires to heat our homes. Once again well-meaning government intervention is drastically missing the mark.

Letter: Council's spine turns to jello

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

I thought our left-leaning City Council had actually shown some backbone with endorsing the "disorderly events" ordinance.

Letter: Give ordinance a chance

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

The safety of this community is being held hostage to raw politics. The reversal of good judgment Jan.

Letter: Time to set priorities

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

Thank heaven for legislative analyst Elizabeth Hill's statement that, "The (governor's) plan fails to consider whether all state programs should be cut equally," and that budget cuts must be prioritized.

Local Roundup: Pastorino beats buzzer, Durham

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:12 AM CST

After stealing an inbounds pass, Cody Pastorino drove the length of the floor for a game-winning layup at the buzzer to lift the Willows High boys basketball team to a 55-53 Sacramento Valley League North win at Durham on Tuesday night.

Missing Magalia woman found

Posted: 22 Jan 2008 02:16 PM CST

MAGALIA — A missing Magalia woman has been found this morning. The woman was found shortly after 11 a.

Mountain lion from park couldn't be saved

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

A sick 5-month-old mountain lion taken out of lower Bidwell Park on Thursday met with a sad ending. Dr.

Mountain lion kitten dies

Posted: 22 Jan 2008 07:25 PM CST

Attempts to save the sick mountain lion kitten removed from Bidwell Park were unsuccessful. Dr. Pamela Swift, the state Department of Fish and Game veterinarian who was in charge of the animal, said the kitten died early Saturday morning.

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Posted: 22 Jan 2008 07:56 PM CST

Mixed martial-arts fighter in critical condition after altercation with Oroville police; Sick mountain lion kitten taken from Bidwell Park dies; Butte County may send its Lake Oroville water to Palmdale; and more.

Oroville fighting champ critical after struggle with police

Posted: 22 Jan 2008 06:25 PM CST

OROVILLE — A former mixed martial arts titleholder from Oroville is in critical condition at Oroville Hospital, following a struggle early Sunday morning with police.

Republican women seek new members

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

A membership coffee hosted by Chico Republican Women Federated will be held 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Ridge council OKs office furniture purchase

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:11 AM CST

PARADISE -- After years of working on second-hand desks, employees in Paradise's community development and public works departments will be getting an upgrade.

Shots don't fall, but Chico finds a way

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:17 AM CST

Even a defensive purist would have cringed. Chico High girls basketball coach Sal Reyna sure did. "What's that scoreboard say?

Sidelines: Chico Nuts, Suns to hold tryouts

Posted: 23 Jan 2008 03:12 AM CST

Chico American Legion Baseball has announced that tryouts for both the Chico Nuts and the Chico Suns will be on Feb.


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