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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

A long day of Knights: Shasta softball blasts Butte

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:36 AM CST

At this point in early March, the Butte College softball team is still struggling to master that all-important matter of consistency.

Art Feature: Ellen Heise's dreams, fantasies define her culminating fine arts exhibit

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

It is natural for masterpieces to reveal an artist's spiritual, political and fantasy-filled visions, but Heise's new collection of works includes visions of the artist herself.

Artifacts excavated in 1994 may find home at Chico Museum

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

Old Chico artifacts, buried in a privy for more than a century then closed up in storage for another 13 years, may soon be under the spotlight.

Arts Brief: 'Paradise Idol' to be named Saturday

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

Twenty local singers, with three alternates standing by, will vie for title of "Paradise Idol," at 7:30 p.

Arts Brief: Morano's 'Heavy Metal' book in the spotlight Saturday

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

Local artist and musician Aye Jay Morano will appear at 3 p.m. Saturday at Chico's Barnes and Noble for a free, interactive event in support of his latest book, "The Heavy Metal Fun Time Activity Book.

Biblio File Book Review: National Geographic writer to speak on Charles Darwin at Chico State University

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

In March of 1837, some 171 years ago, Charles Darwin became an evolutionist. But, writes David Quammen in a new biography, Darwin "didn't announce his apostasy" from the prevailing Anglican view that God had created each separate species as

Buzz Art Gallery Listings: March 6, 2008

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

Here is a list of local galleries, museums and other art displays. (The listings reflect galleries and studios that have reported participation in Art First Saturday, which takes place 4-8 p.

Buzz Arts and Entertainment Briefs: March 6, 2008

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

See Elizabeth Cady Stanton's life story Chico Women's Club President Rosemary Quinn will present a one-woman show at 1078 Gallery, 820 Broadway, in Chico.

Buzz Editor's Column: I just can't get used to the phrase 'baby bump'

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

I thought I was pretty hip. But maybe not so much. If someone on the red carpet asked "who" I was wearing, the answer would be an un-hip "Kirkland by Costco and Route 66 by Kmart.

Buzz Entertainment Calendar: March 6-12, 2008

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

Thursday, March 6 Music/Nightclubs CAFÉ CODA: 8 p.m. Live music by Belda Beast, Cyrus Fell Down, Magdalena, more.

CCAA tabs Goodenbour as top coach; Spencer, Smith-Williams First-Teamers

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 01:28 AM CST

The second-best season in Chico State women's basketball history certainly had its heroes. On Wednesday, they were rewarded.

CCAA tabs Goodenbour coach of year; Smith-Williams, Spencer First-Teamers

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:37 AM CST

The second-best season in Chico State women's basketball history certainly had its heroes. On Wednesday, they were rewarded.

Comedy Brief: Blue Room Theatre presents 'Pawns of Comedy'

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

The Bay Area "Pawns Of Comedy" troupe is bringing its "Living on the Front Line" show to Chico's Blue Room Theatre, 139 W.

Complaint still under investigation

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

Paradise police are still conducting an internal affairs investigation concerning a man's claim that two Paradise officers assaulted him at his Rockford Lane home in August of last year.

Corrections

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

In a letter to the editor Wednesday, the writer incorrectly used the defense attorney's name when referring to a convicted rapist.

County Water Commission gets update on water transfers

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

OROVILLE -- With water transfers in the pipeline in both Butte and Glenn counties, the Butte County Water Commission was given an update on those negotiations Tuesday.

County drug agents raid two homes in Gridley

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

GRIDLEY — Five arrests were made and drugs with a street value of about $15,000 were confiscated at two Gridley homes Wednesday morning by agents from the Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force.

Daily Planner: March 5

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 02:44 PM CST

Events MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, CHICO STATE: 3:30 p.m. Langdon Hall, Room 304. Presentation, "Monsters, Witches and Satan, Oh My — The Symbols and Meanings in Illuminated Manuscripts," by Hillarie Cornwell, local illuminated manuscript artist

Daily Planner: March 6

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 01:26 AM CST

Events MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, CHICO STATE: 3-5 p.m. Langdon Hall, Room 304. Hillarie Cornwell presents an illluminated manuscript workshop; create your own replica of a medieval page to take home.

Daily Planner: March 7

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

Events ANTIQUE BOTTLE, JAR, INSULATOR AND COLLECTABLE SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m.- 7p.m. Bidwell Bottle Club.

Early traffic: As pretty as a spring day

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 09:40 AM CST

Clear skies and clear roads appear to be the standard for today's early traffic. The California Highway Patrol reports no significant traffic problems in Butte or Glenn counties as of 7:30 a.

Editorial: City wise to study cheaper option

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

It's not as bad as it sounds. We hope. The Chico City Council on Tuesday approved spending up to $750,000 to develop a plan for a new police station.

Elk Creek youth to face trial in Chico man's death

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

ORLAND -- The Elk Creek teen accused in the alleged beating death of a 39-year-old Chico man last December will face a trial, following a hearing Wednesday at the Orland courthouse.

Female Prep Athlete of the Week: LP's Harp starts new season with outstanding stats

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:37 AM CST

OROVILLE — Las Plumas High third baseman Kodi Harp spent last year learning how to play varsity softball.

Glenn supervisor dissolve budget committee

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

WILLOWS -- From now on, all discussion of the Glenn County budget will be done in open sessions by the county Board of Supervisors.

Glenn's most wanted for March 5

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 02:45 PM CST

Here are several people being sought by Glenn County law enforcement agencies: Steven Allen Royal Jr.

He Said, She Said Movie Review: Christina Ricci charming in 'Penelope'

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

"Penelope" stars Christina Ricci as a wealthy girl who is born with a pig face because of a family curse.

Jury hears eyewitness account of fatal fight

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 02:18 AM CST

OROVILLE -- An eyewitness account was given in court Wednesday of a fatal stabbing in Magalia. Darrin Lee Pacheco, who was 37 at the time of the slaying, is accused of the murder of Paul Prestridge, 29, during a fight at the home of the defendant's

Leland Gordon's Column 'The Nosebleed Section': Breaking the rules a little has benefits

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:37 AM CST

A jump shot alone probably isn't enough to get a prep basketball player to NCAA Division I competition.

Letter: Council can't manage budget

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

Recent articles report about our nation's housing market collapse due to "sub-prime mortgages" (read "unqualified borrowers") say Chico is one of six California cities listed as seeing collapse while the rest of California is fairly stable.

Letter: McCain off in Fantasyland

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

John McCain envisions our Iraq occupation as a permanent feature of our foreign policy. With that in mind it's time to start thinking about Disney Baghdad, which could be a unifying blend of fantasy and fanaticism.

Letter: Oh great

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

I would just like to thank the Chico Police Department for sending the overly aggressive Canada goose to Horseshoe Lake.

Local Roundup: Wolverines hit five home runs to outscore Butte

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:36 AM CST

Scoring at least one run in all but the third inning, the Sierra College baseball team picked up a nonconference victory in a slugfeset over Butte, 20-14 Wednesday at Cowan Park.

Local briefs

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

WILLOWS — Only one Glenn County business sold alcohol to a minor in a decoy operation conducted last week by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Male Prep Athlete of the Week: Gridley's Anderson makes easy switch

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:37 AM CST

GRIDLEY — After three games this season it looks like you can depend on Gridley High shortstop Spencer Anderson for two or three hits and two or three RBIs any day.

Man accused of trying to strangle former girlfriend

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

HAMILTON CITY -- A woman who said she climbed through a window of her former boyfriend's Hamilton City home to retrieve personal items was confronted by the man, who allegedly tried to strangle her.

Music Brief: Chico State offers sixth Bach Fest

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

The sixth edition of the Bach Festival at Chico State University has been trimmed to two events this year, but the 18th-century works of Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn will nevertheless be in the air Monday and Tuesday.

Music Preview: Greg Brown's songs are living things, with a pulse and heartbeat

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

Iowa native folk singer and songwriter Greg Brown, whose passions include arm wrestling, spear fishing, Jack Daniels and the creation of intelligently crafted music, visits Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

North State Voices: Daily commute never feels like a burden

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

During my job interview in May 2006, one of the questions my potential boss asked me was if I would mind driving all the way from Magalia to work in Chico every day.

Obama edges out Clinton in Butte County in primary election

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

Nearly a month after the February primary, the final official Butte County vote tally has come up with a local reversal.

Officer cleared of killing was investigated by Grand Jury

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 02:28 AM CST

PARADISE -- A Paradise police officer who shot and killed an armed woman last month was reportedly investigated by the Butte County Grand Jury last year in connection with an unnecessary-force complaint.

Oroville police seek info on attempted kidnapping

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 06:24 PM CST

OROVILLE — The Oroville Police Department is investigating an attempted kidnapping Tuesday near Oroville High School.

Performing Arts Brief: 'Keeping Dance Alive' returns to Laxson stage

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

"Keeping Dance Alive," a repertory dance concert featuring several types of dance, returns for its 17th year, Friday through Sunday in Laxson Auditorium at Chico State University.

Performing Arts Review: 'Vagina Monologues' disappointing, not empowering

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

The curtain opened Friday to a stage full of women wearing black and red. In the center was a giant sculpture of a vagina.

Plans for Chico High construction move ahead

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

A new building at Chico High School took two steps forward Wednesday evening. Chico Unified School District's board of trustees approved hiring an architect to design a new building to replace 21 portable classrooms, and took a first look at a

Prelude to spring

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 03:55 AM CST

Butte College engineering student Mike Hart takes a break under the blossoms and sun on Butte's Chico campus Wednesday.

School time

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

Honors Beth Paterson's class at Paradise Elementary School won first place in Paradise for the Comcast Fifth-Grade Reading Challenge.

Section of Legion Avenue to be closed five nights in a row

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

Legion Avenue between Warner Street and Citrus Avenue will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic five successive nights next week, starting Sunday, and five nights the following week.

Shelter from the storm — and sun

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

Part of a weatherization program at Butte Humane Society, Chico State University students spent Friday and Saturday building overhead shelter for the two largest outdoor dog kennels.

Theater Brief: Chico State's 'The Bacchae' closes Sunday

Posted: 05 Mar 2008 12:25 PM CST

"The Bacchae," Euripedes' tale about the vengeance of the god Dionysus when his cousin Pentheus, the king of Thebes, refuses to accept him as a deity, continues at Chico State University's Harlen Adams Theatre.

What you need to know about the Humane Society

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:28 AM CST

To search for a lost pet after-hours or view animals up for adoption, you can check the society's Web site at www.

Words carved into lower Bidwell Park trees becoming offensive

Posted: 06 Mar 2008 12:29 AM CST

While words carved into a park tree once merely symbolized that John loves Sally, trees in lower Bidwell Park are now increasingly becoming a canvas for offensive language, a top city official said Wednesday.

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