Saturday, April 12, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

10:30 a.m. — Crews get handle on Concow fire

Posted: 11 Apr 2008 03:21 PM CDT

CONCOW — A blaze that initially sparked concerns of a possible evacuation is sufficiently in hand that support aircraft have been canceled.

Beauty, not booze

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:33 AM CDT

Maile Woolf (left) and Lexi Peppersat, members of Club Live/Butte Youth Now at Chico Junior High, cover an alcohol promotion poster at the Shell station mini-mart on Nord Avenue Friday afternoon.

Boys & Girls Clubs benefit from shopping at JC Penney

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:33 AM CDT

CHICO — Today through Friday, Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley will benefit from springtime shopping at JC Penney when shoppers "round up" their purchases.

Chico State's Earth Month celebration events continue

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 02:37 AM CDT

Chico State University is celebrating Earth Month with a variety of activities meant to raise awareness about environmental issues.

Community event at Chico Grange on Sunday

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

CHICO — The Chico Grange will hold a community open house from 2-7 p.m. Sunday at the Grange Hall, 2775 Old Nord Ave.

Cougar bats blast Chico

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 02:33 AM CDT

CHICO —Much to the detriment of the Panthers, Foothill High woke up at the plate. Kacie McCarthy put Foothill on the scoreboard first with a two-run blast in the second inning and a pair of 3-for-4 performances from Morgan Davis and Tonya

DUSD approves increases for developer fees

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

DURHAM — It is going to be a little more expensive to build a new residential or commercial facility in the Durham area.

Early traffic: No problems locally

Posted: 11 Apr 2008 09:54 AM CDT

While the both the skies and the roads are clear locally, there is a problem on I-5 in Tehama County.

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

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:31 AM CDT

HIT — We're glad the city of Chico has given up on the idea of providing police service to a proposed Mechoopda casino that's far out of the city's jurisdiction.

From the Pulpit

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

Chico services today: Calvary Chapel of Chico, 1888 Springfield Drive: "The Greatest Commandment," from Pastor Sam Allen; 6 p.

Glenn emergency dispatchers receive awards

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:33 AM CDT

WILLOWS — Tears and words of praise flowed Thursday as emergency dispatchers and deputies were honored at a special ceremony and luncheon at the Glenn County Sheriff's Office.

Homes spared from fire

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

CONCOW -- Firefighters encircled a blaze in a wooded area off Concow Road Friday, stopping it from spreading to nearby houses east of Concow Lake.

Houses downed to make way for veterans memorial

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- Demolition crews began knocking down three houses on Montgomery Street Friday to clear the site for a Veterans Memorial Park.

Lassen gets sweep over frustrated Roadrunners

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 02:33 AM CDT

OROVILLE — What the Butte College softball team faced against Lassen on Friday wasn't the fiercest challenge of the season, but it might have been the most frustrating.

Letter: County's casino fight already costly

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:31 AM CDT

Thank you for you wonderful editorial about the proposed casino and the supervisors' hypocritical behavior.

Letter: Deputy sure is considerate of criminals

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:31 AM CDT

After reading about the chase by the deputy of fleeing parolee Richard Vaughn and the subsequent charge of possession of a firearm by a felon, I'm sure glad the officer didn't have the vehicle disabled or towed and inconvenience him by leaving him

Letter: Population up, air quality down

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:31 AM CDT

I have been reading about what many citizens of Chico believe is the cause of their bad air quality, and they say that is agriculture.

Letter: Supervisors wise to stand against casino

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:31 AM CDT

It seems strange to me that Indians, "children of nature," who revered Mother Earth and the soil that is the foundation of life, should consider building a casino that would cover acres of Mother Earth with parking lots and structures.

Local Briefs

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:33 AM CDT

Nature hikes offered at Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve A series of spring walks are being offered at the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve in April and May.

Local Roundup: Tritons rip 20 hits to slam Chico State

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 02:33 AM CDT

In a crucial road trip that could have major implications in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, the No.

Man arrested after shotgun blasts heard in Orland

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

ORLAND — A man who appeared to be randomly firing a shotgun in several locations around Orland Thursday night was arrested by police on suspicion of possessing a stolen firearm.

Moore goes wire-to-wire, grabs main event win

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 02:33 AM CDT

CHICO —On a night where the focus was on an influential racer who passed away and a returning track legend, it was 17-year-old Mason Moore who earned the spotlight Friday night at Silver Dollar Speedway.

Neuropathy group to gather

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:33 AM CDT

CHICO — The Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will host Higgy Lerner to speak on acupuncture and neuropathy at the monthly meeting Friday.

New school aims at 'transformation'

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:33 AM CDT

Some top Christian leaders will offer seminars in Chico if a group that met this week has its way. The "big names," however, are not the point of this endeavor.

Prepared for the worst

Posted: 11 Apr 2008 05:34 AM CDT

Chico Police Chief Bruce Hagerty (left in Photo No. 1) and Sheriff Perry Reniff stand on the Butte County Interagency bomb squad's refurbished bomb tank, on a trailer hooked to its new truck, during Emergency Dispatch Day Thursday.

Public safety day honors Butte County emergency dispatchers

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:33 AM CDT

CHICO — Public safety agencies throughout Butte County had the tools of their trade on display Thursday during a local celebration of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

Questions continue in Nielsen eligibility

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

RED BLUFF -- The question of Jim Nielsen's eligibility to run for the open 2nd District Assembly seat continues to be discussed by his opponents and in north-state newspapers.

Religious Briefs for April 12

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

Neighborhood youth end famine fast with fundraiser breakfast CHICO — The youth group at Neighborhood Church are participating in World Vision's 30-hour famine fast and will host a pancake breakfast Sunday to celebrate its end and to raise

Sidelines: Chico Hall of Fame tickets on sale

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 02:33 AM CDT

Tickets for the 36th annual Chico Sports Hall of Fame and Senior Athletes Banquet sponsored by the Enterprise-Record will go on sale Monday at the Enterprise-Record office, 400 E.

Students enjoy education, exercise, entertainment on hike

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 12:34 AM CDT

YUBA CITY -- The mission of 21 students from Chico Montessori School wasn't quite "to boldly go where no man has gone before," but it could well have been "to boldly go where few have gone before.

Sutter County deputy won't be charged in son's accidental death

Posted: 11 Apr 2008 01:34 PM CDT

YUBA CITY — No charges will be filed against a Sutter County sheriff's deputy whose 3-year-old son killed himself with his father's service gun.

Willows house fire displaces woman, pets

Posted: 12 Apr 2008 02:33 AM CDT

WILLOWS — Flames heavily damaged a home in the 800 block of Butte Street early Friday morning, but the resident, along with 11 cats and two dogs, escaped unharmed.


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