Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories


Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:15 AM CST

Capay fire district fundraiser March 2 ORLAND — The Capay Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual buffet dinner fundraising event Sunday.

Butte women make playoffs, men denied spot

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:36 AM CST

Joy and pain would be an overstatement, but there were starkly different reactions for the Butte College women's and men's basketball teams to the release of the Northern California Regional playoff brackets Monday afternoon.

Campus Clips

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:38 AM CST

Here are some brief happenings at Chico State University and Butte College: Black History Month continues Events for Black History Month continue at Chico State, including a National Poetry Slam Competition, 7 p.

Chico cardiologist to leave area

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

Dr. Janet Wright, who has worked as a cardiologist in Chico for 23 years, will take a new job in Washington, D.

City continues to talk about bollards

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:09 AM CST

There could be 500 to 600 bollards throughout Chico, and their effectiveness in Bidwell Park continues to be reviewed by the city.

City works to rein in deficit

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

Even with some $15 million in approved cuts, an updated projection of the city's deficit shows the city still has a lot of work left to do, a top city official said Monday.

Daily Planner: February 26

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:03 AM CST

Events UNIVERSITY FILM SERIES, CHICO STATE: 7:30 p.m. Little Theatre (Ayres Hall 106). "The Holy Modal Rounders: Bound to Lose" (2006, U.

Daily Planner: February 27

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:03 AM CST

Events EXPLORING THE FINAL FRONTIER, MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS SERIES: 7:30 p.m., Chico Area Recreation District Community Center, 545 Vallombrosa Ave.

Early traffic: Roads, sky both clear

Posted: 25 Feb 2008 09:40 AM CST

After a wet and windy weekend, this morning both the roads and the sky are clear. The California Highway Patrol is reporting no significant problems in Butte or Glenn county.

Ed Anderson's column 'Tee to Green': Canyon Oaks sneaks in a blind draw tournament during break in the weather

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:36 AM CST

Canyon Oaks CC managed to get in an "A-B-C-D Blind Draw" scramble tournament in between storms last week.

Editorial: Legislators can't help themselves

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:01 AM CST

Maybe you hadn't heard that the state of California is staring down a $16 billion budget deficit. We suggest that maybe you haven't heard because it appears some legislators haven't gotten the news.

General Plan promises to be unifying topic this week

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

Two very different meetings are scheduled this week, and both will focus on General Plan issues. In what may be an entirely unique event, the Butte County Board of Supervisors and the Gridley and Biggs city councils will meet jointly today in the

Gunman robs south Chico residence

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 02:14 AM CST

Chico police are investigating the armed robbery of a resident inside a home on Walnut Street Thursday night.

Hamilton City hit again with gang-style graffiti

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

HAMILTON CITY -- Graffiti symbolic of a well-known criminal street gang was found on a fence on Breakwater Court about 10 a.

InnerView: Michelle Graydon finds rewards as CASA volunteer

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:03 AM CST

Michelle Graydon enjoyed the years when her sons were young, and she and her husband always put them first.

Just a trim, please

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

City Plaza's new elms got their first trimming on Monday, as city tree crews worked under urban forester Denice Britton.

Letters: Community cares about pets

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

I want to honor the work of countless volunteers and the contributions of a huge number of individuals and businesses who came together to make the Feb.

Letters: Letter has wrong effect

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

A letter writer in Thursday's newspaper attacked Wally Herger with a typical leftist rant. He even equated Herger supporters with those of John Gotti.

Letters: No hope for rehabilitation

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

District Attorney Mike Ramsey describes the California Youth Authority and prison as places where Greg Wright can "rehabilitate himself through the educational, vocational and drug programs available.

Letters: Pipe down

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

Regarding your editorial, singing the praises of congressional Democrats in failing to provide the levels of surveillance we need to keep ourselves safe, you missed a golden opportunity to say something far more important.

Local Roundup: Division III, Division V title games moved to Foothill

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:36 AM CST

Due to the Shasta College basketball team's home playoff game Friday, the Northern Section Division III and Division V boys and girls championship games will be played at Foothill High in Palo Cedro.

Norway opening "doomsday" vault burrowed in Arctic to protect seeds

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:09 AM CST

LONGYEARBYEN, Norway -- It's been dubbed a Noah's Ark for plant life and built to withstand an earthquake or a nuclear attack.

Oakland trade school teaches people how to grow pot

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:09 AM CST

OAKLAND -- You know you're in a different kind of college when a teaching assistant sets five marijuana plants down in the middle of a lab and no one blinks a bloodshot eye.

On foot: From the top down on the South Rim Trail

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:03 AM CST

I seem to be following the footsteps of my walking buddies. Last spring they made it to Feather Falls before Thomas and I visited the place over Memorial Day weekend.

Sidelines: AAU basketball tryouts scheduled

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:36 AM CST

Golden Valley AAU basketball teams, now offered through the Chico Area Recreation and Park District, have upcoming tryouts for third-graders through sixth-graders.

Storm powerful in its own way

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

While the weekend weather blast didn't compare to the Jan. 4 storm, it still was much more than minor.

Students bring creativity to the table with tiles

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:02 AM CST

Sandwiched between pieces of sheet rock, 100 pounds of wet clay arrived at a Chico Junior High School classroom one morning last week, ready for students to get to work.

Visa says it could raise nearly $19 billion in IPO, despite jittery markets

Posted: 26 Feb 2008 12:09 AM CST

NEW YORK -- Stocks are shaky, credit is tight, the economy may be tipping into a recession. Not the best of times to be going to the markets for what could be the largest initial public offering in U.


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