RTOcast

Sunday, April 06, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

A Little civil disobedience

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

I kissed my wife goodbye Friday morning and gave her a lingering hug, then told her the next time she heard from me, I would be calling from jail.

All About Us: Meet Anya ... Or Minn or Tom Kitten

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

We must have looked at hundreds of names while we were preparing for our daughter's birth. We checked out name books from the library, searched the Internet and made two lists at the dining room table.

Big plane is testing firefighting system

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:17 AM CDT

CHICO -- The mammoth gray C-130 aircraft that's been plying the skies above Chico and Butte County is an Air National Guard plane testing out a new, locally made firefighting system.

Birds find much to like about Butte County

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:17 AM CDT

A cedar waxwing eats berries in west Chico. These birds are found in places with easy access to running water and food sources, such as parks and golf courses.

Butte's only goal is to block casino

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Butte County leaders stoutly maintain they have no objection to the Mechoopda as a people, but rather challenge the tribe's right to a reservation on any land besides a long-gone rancheria in Chico.

Buying a bicycle has changed drastically since last century

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

I have recently taken a step into my nearly forgotten youth: I'm riding a bicycle. While I rode one for a while in college — I sort of lost interest in bikes after running face first into a "No Parking" sign — this is the first new bike

Chico killing ruled to be second-degree murder

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:17 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- After deliberating two full days, a jury Friday convicted a Chico man of second-degree murder in the baseball-bat beating death of his live-in girlfriend.

County's deal a little different

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Butte County is planning a water sale this year to Palmdale Water District, northeast of Los Angeles.

Daily Planner: April 5, 2008

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

Events FARMERS MARKET: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine. Drawing 11 a.m. East Second and Wall streets, Chico.

Daily Planner: April 6

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Events YARD, BAKE, PLANTS AND CRAFT SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 7468 Highway 99E, Los Molinos. Sponsored by Special Forces, Chapter 89 nonprofit, based in Shasta Lake City.

Daily Planner: April 6, 2008

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

Events YARD, BAKE, PLANTS AND CRAFT SALE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 7468 Highway 99E, Los Molinos. Sponsored by Special Forces, Chapter 89 nonprofit, based in Shasta Lake City.

Daily Planner: April 7

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Events FRIENDS OF THE GRIDLEY LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nora Wiley conference room, Gridley Library.

Dave Davies column: Condon sets world mark for masters

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:25 AM CDT

Chico's Frank Condon took a little detour on the way to a world record last weekend in the USA Track and Field National Indoors Masters Championships in Boston.

Downtown City Plaza to get second trolley mural

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

The popular trolley mural in downtown's City Plaza will soon have sister artwork. This week, the Bidwell Park and Playground Commission gave the go-ahead for a second trolley mural to be painted on the south wall of the restrooms.

Editorial: History crucial to Mechoopda

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

A few days back, Paul McIntosh, the former chief administrative officer of Butte County, wrote a letter to the editor accusing this paper of misrepresenting the county's position in regard to the Mechoopda Indians.

Editorial: Hits and Misses - Our take on ther week in news

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

HIT — Happy 80th birthday to the State Theatre in Oroville. The old theater in downtown Oroville has a familiar story.

Flower festival blossoms into fun-filled day

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:05 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Wildflowers are peaking now and local residents had a chance to celebrate the plants' beauty Saturday at the Second Annual Wildflower and Nature Festival.

Focus on sustainability gears up at Chico State next week

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

The focus on sustainability shifts into high gear next week at Chico State University with many campus events geared toward heightening awareness about ways people can tread more lightly on the planet.

From the Pulpit

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:17 AM CDT

Chico services today: Calvary Chapel of Chico, 1888 Springfield Drive: "God's Vineyard," from Pastor Sam Allen; 6 p.

Hollywood legend, conservative activist Charlton Heston dead at 84; former NRA president

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:26 AM CDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlton Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing "Ben-Hur" and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic figures in movie epics of the '50s and '60s, has died.

House fire near Wisconsin campus kills 3 students; neighbors heard smoke alarms

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:26 AM CDT

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — The smoke detectors were so loud that neighbors on the other side of the duplex heard them and called police.

It's all here, but shifted a little

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:05 AM CDT

There's a slightly different order to your Sunday newspaper starting today. In an effort to avoid an early run for the E section on Friday — the E-R's printing press can run four sections at a time, but not five — we've combined the five

Letter: Bus rider feels like an afterthought

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

As a poor person who rides the B-Line buses most days, Steve Schoonover's latest article on unmet transit needs has a serious effect on how I live.

Letter: California taxpayers fleeced

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

The University of California's governing board could not find a qualified educator within the entire state educational community to fill the position of UC president so they selected a University of Pennsylvania-trained lawyer, Mark Yudof,

Letter: Chico has enough discount grocers

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

That was a beautiful full-page advertisement on the back page of the March 27 paper by Wal-Mart. What other empty big-box supermarket will we be left with after the proposed supercenter goes in?

Letter: Chico has obligation to fly the flag

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Now that we've removed prayer from our schools, taken the Ten Commandments off the courthouse wall and parents are suing schools so that their children won't have to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, the good citizens of Chico are facing the fact

Letter: Chico must keep high standards

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Expanding the 20th Street Wal-Mart into a supercenter including a supermarket is a bad idea. We already have two major discount supermarkets in the same vicinity, Food Maxx right across the freeway, and Winco literally just down the block.

Letter: Diners endangered by pointed guns

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

On the evening of Feb. 15, I was eating dinner with my family at a restaurant on East Avenue. During our meal, we noticed two Chico Police Department patrol cars circling in the parking lot.

Letter: Environmentalist vs. environmentalist?

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Regarding the article, "Wood stoves, fireplaces spark dialogue about air pollution," by Steve Schoonover: The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32) has as its primary objective the reduction of greenhouse gases (primarily carbon

Letter: Inconvenience will pay off in end

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Usually I agree with your "Hits and misses" section on Saturdays, but your March 29 "miss" designation on the Highway 99 expansion had me puzzled.

Letter: Live and learn — hopefully

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

A brilliant man once said: "When you are 20, if you're not a liberal, you don't have a heart — but when you are 40, if you're not a conservative, you don't have a brain.

Letter: Prison sentences don't add up

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

It was a busy week for the Butte County District Attorney's office. More adult criminals received "upper terms" for the crimes they had committed.

Letter: Sometimes it's OK to mention race

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

The "slur" on white people in Starving Student was odd, and stood out. The student writer is from a culture radically different than that of Northern California, the "deep South.

Lifestyle RX: Eat fewer calories, not less food

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

It is possible to eat as much as you want and still lose weight. The secret is knowing which foods to eat and which to avoid.

Local Briefs

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

CSC student arrested after coed reports rape CHICO -- A Chico State University student was arrested Tuesday after a young woman, also a Chico State student, claimed the man sexually assaulted her.

Local Roundup: Tollefson takes first at Stanford Invite

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:25 AM CDT

Chico State's Tim Tollefson won section three of the 3,000-meter steeplechase Saturday at the Stanford Invitational in Stanford, establishing the sixth-best time in school history.

Massive backlog of warrants prompts action

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

ORLAND -- Three dozen people were arrested Friday and Saturday in law-enforcement sweeps in Glenn and Butte counties that primarily targeted people with outstanding warrants.

Mobile home destroyed in afternoon fire

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:05 AM CDT

OROVILLE — A fire on Lodgeview Drive destroyed a double-wide mobile home Saturday afternoon in a Kelly Ridge neighborhood.

Nor Cal State Gymnastics Championships

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:37 AM CDT

Kiana Gordon of Pacific West competes on the uneven bars at the Nor Cal State Gymnastics Championships at the Oroville Gymnastics Sports Academy on Friday in Oroville.

Oroville theater celebrates 80 years tonight

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- It's a very happy birthday for the Oroville State Theatre. The theater will celebrate 80 years of operation in downtown Oroville tonight.

People on the Street

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Is Butte County justified in suing to block a proposed Mechoopda casino along Highway 149? Asked Thursday in downtown Oroville.

Police officers of year announced

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:58 AM CDT

Butte County's eight uniformed law enforcement agencies announced their officers of the year at a ceremony recently hosted by the Chico Noon Exchange Club.

Quran calls Muslims to walk God's path

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:17 AM CDT

Islam's holy book, the Quran, has many names in Arabic, according to professor Mahan Mirza of Chico State University's department of religious studies.

Reductions could include closing schools, cutting sports

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:25 AM CDT

CHICO -- They still won't be enough, but the 33 items recommended to be slashed from Chico Unified School District's budget would save almost $3 million.

Senior Planner

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:16 AM CDT

CARD Senior Programs: Community Center, 545 Vallombrosa Ave., 895-4711; Dorothy Johnson Center, 775 E.

Starting today, TV book is moving to Saturday

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:17 AM CDT

Our weekly 24-page book of television listings is moving to Saturdays starting today. Select TV is being moved from Sunday to Saturday because it's more difficult to insert into the larger Sunday newspaper.

Tennessee kidnap suspect arrested near Quincy

Posted: 05 Apr 2008 11:17 AM CDT

BELDEN -- A man who allegedly kidnapped and robbed a woman last week near Nashville, Tenn. was tracked to the north state by the U.

The big 'Play'

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:26 AM CDT

There is nothing complicated about the notion. To inspire, one must first be inspired. After all, Mike Mitchell didn't wake up some morning and magically put together the daunting task he completed last month — taking tens of thousands of

Water sales may become less attractive

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

Will the rising price of rice derail or reduce water sales that were negotiated recently between local irrigation districts and water users to the south?

Wildcats strong in arms race

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:26 AM CDT

CHICO — Chico State's beleaguered middle relief staff got a chance to work out some kinks — although Mike Robbins and Andrew Pluta almost didn't let it happen.

World rice crisis should help local growers

Posted: 06 Apr 2008 02:04 AM CDT

A growing global crisis with the potential to become a catastrophe may ironically have positive effects in this area.

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

<< Home