Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

"Key" General Plan meeting scheduled

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

A public workshop this week is being described as a key step in the process of creating a new Butte County General Plan.

Avenues residents need to whittle down their priorities

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

Residents of the avenues have picked out priorities from a neighborhood plan, but will have to refine the list before work can begin.

Blog Log for March 24

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 05:41 AM CDT

Here are snippets from some of our blogs last week. The blogs, and others, can be seen in their entirety at www.

Bush says deaths won't be in vain

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:48 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- President Bush called it a day of reflection. He never explicitly said why, but the reason was clear: 4,000 U.

Campus clips for March 25

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 02:12 AM CDT

Here are some brief happenings at Chico State University and Butte College: Cesar Chavez awareness event Mu Chapter of Lambda Sigma Gamma Sorority, will be hosting a Cesar Chavez awareness event today through Thursday from 10 a.

Citizens on cell phones make call in arrest of Yuba City man

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 02:12 AM CDT

WILLOWS -- A Yuba City man was arrested Sunday after dozens of motorists on Interstate 5 used cell phones to report he was violently assaulting a woman in the cab of a pickup.

Correction for March 25

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 02:12 AM CDT

An article in Monday's Enterprise-Record cited the wrong document for finding information about Butte County water.

County to mull easing building requirements

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 02:12 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Should Butte County encourage solar power, ease rules on tasting rooms in small wineries, allow a bit of wiggle room on minimum parcel sizes, or consider creating a way to streamline some routine development decisions?

Downtown dwellers behind population boom calling 'cut' on filming

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 05:43 AM CDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ginny-Marie Case can't forget the night she was jarred from her sleep by massive explosions set off by crews filming last summer's blockbuster movie "Transformers.

Early traffic: Wreck causes Oroville problems

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 09:17 AM CDT

A two-car collision at Feather River Boulevard and Georgia Pacific Way in Oroville, snarled traffic early this morning in the Oroville area.

Ed Anderson's column 'Tee to Green': NCGA two-man qualifying held at Canyon Oaks

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 12:35 AM CDT

The team of Ken Clifford and Mike Myatt shot a net 62 to take first place in the Canyon Oaks CC NCGA Two-Man Net Qualifying Tournament.

Editorial: Ignorance of law has lasting impact

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

Sometimes judgments are made instantly and can result in lasting implications, which is what happened last week at a local restaurant.

Hanging the world

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

Chico city employee Ben Lepe helps secure an Earth Flag banner in downtown Chico Monday. Earlier this month, the City Council granted the Earth Flag Committee of Chico's request to fly 375 flags on city light poles during April.

InnerView: Al Penna's archery club supports 50-year hobby

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

PARADISE —Al Penna's life journey has been interesting, but now that things have settled down he's come back to one of his greatest passions —archery.

Letters: Chico must keep the flag flying

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:48 PM CDT

One of the most endearing aspects of life in Chico is that the city is unique in many ways. We are known as "the city of trees.

Letters: Heading in the wrong direction

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

News item No. 1: The price of a postage stamp will rise to 42 cents in May. News item No. 2: The Enterprise-Record just shrank — again.

Letters: Iraq war just the beginning?

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:48 PM CDT

How many of our wounded will bring the killing home? — Stephen T. Davis, Chico

Letters: Read before criticizing

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

Leonard Adame's March 16 letter criticizing William F. Buckley causes me to wonder if Adame ever read what Buckley wrote.

Letters: Reverend must learn to fly under radar

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:48 PM CDT

I find it amusing that the release of Barack Obama's minister's sermons has caused such a stir. (The Clintons really are tough people, no?

Letters: Time to rely on ourselves

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

In 1949, the United States was self-sufficient on oil. In 1970 — the Arab boycott — 50 percent came from outside the U.

Local Briefs

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 03:51 AM CDT

Alpha Betas meet today at library Carolyn Martin will show a video and discuss her experiences on a trip to Brazil last year when Alpha Beta meets today.

On Foot: A walk through one of America's darker times

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

Editor's note: Today's column is written by the other half of the On Foot team. MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE — Manzanar, within sight of Mount Whitney, is nearly the tallest peak in America and also within memory of one of the lowest

Orland man arrested under suspicion of street racing

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 02:12 AM CDT

HAMILTON CITY — A 21-year-old Orland man who said he knew better was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of participating in a street race.

Reinstating construction tax on CUSD's radar

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 02:12 AM CDT

The issue of whether or not to begin charging fees to new industrial and commercial construction will be considered for the second time by Chico Unified School District's board of trustees Wednesday.

Remains of 2 kidnapped US contractors in Iraq recovered

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 02:54 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities have recovered the remains of two U.S. contractors who were kidnapped in Iraq more than a year ago, the FBI said today.

Sears in fourth, Wildcats in sixth at GCU tourney

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 12:35 AM CDT

Chico State's Erin Sears shot a 2-over 74 Monday, good for fourth place in the first round of the Grand Canyon Invitational at Palm Valley Golf Course in Goodyear, Ariz.

Sidelines: Farmer named player of the week

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 12:35 AM CDT

Chico State's Shane Farmer was named Wilson California Collegiate Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Week for the week of March 17-23.

Straight talk about medicine cost lets cancer patients decide savings

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:48 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- You've just been diagnosed with cancer, and the doctor is discussing treatment options.

Testimony continues in Chico homicide case

Posted: 25 Mar 2008 02:12 AM CDT

OROVILLE — An apartment manager testified Monday that a Chico man charged with the slaying of his girlfriend had stated just a few weeks earlier that he wanted to kill her.

Victims of fire: "It was jump or die"

Posted: 24 Mar 2008 11:49 PM CDT

Women living in two units at the Mission Ranch Apartments said smoke and heat from a fire that raced through their residences Sunday night was so intense, they had no choice but to jump out second-story windows.


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