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Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

3rd Street Gallery starts up wine tastings

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:10 AM CDT

CHICO — Indian Peak Vineyards from Manton will be the featured wine Friday during the Arc's 3rd Street Gallery's first monthly wine tasting.

Brush blackened

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

A charred baseball lies on the ground after a fire burned a 1,200-square-foot swath of brush along the bike path behind Paradise High School Tuesday.

Butte's most wanted

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

Here are several people being sought by Glenn County law enforcement agencies: Ruth Haley Word The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is seeking Ruth Haley Word for felony burglary charges.

Buzz preview: Arlo Guthrie graces Chico with classic folk and a hearty laugh

Posted: 15 Apr 2008 09:39 PM CDT

(This article will appear in Thursday's The Buzz) Arlo Guthrie is one of those people you wish you were related to.

Casa Ramos waitress mowed down by diners is recovering

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:08 AM CDT

CHICO -- A Chico waitress is recovering from severe injuries after diners who skipped out on a meal tab allegedly ran her over in the parking lot of the Casa Ramos restaurant on Fair Street Monday night.

Chico State students to vote whether to ban bottled water

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:08 AM CDT

CHICO -- Two initiatives on the Chico State University Associated Students ballot next week will ask students whether the campus should stop selling bottled water, and adopt a social and environmental purchasing policy.

Chico child molester returned to prison

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

CHICO -- A former Chico business owner convicted of child molestation for the second time in 2005, and recently released from prison, has been arrested for a parole violation and is back behind bars.

Chico leaves chances on basepaths in loss

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:14 AM CDT

CHICO — Quality, definitely not quantity, was the decisive factor in the Chico High baseball team's inability to drive in enough runs necessary to record an upset of Red Bluff on Tuesday.

Community Roundup: Chico Elite win two in Sacramento

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

The Chico Elite eighth-grade girls basketball team finished second in Sacramento. The Elite beat the Napa Renegades 53-14, as Frannie Bonacorsi had 11 points.

Computers, TVs, printers to be collected

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

CHICO -- Computers for Classrooms will be collecting used or broken electronics and computers in recognition of Earth Day.

Correction

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

In the profile on Willows veteran Ben Allen in Sunday's edition, the name of one of the aircraft carriers he served on is misspelled.

County General Plan meeting set for Thursday in Oroville

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- Future land use in 15 separate areas in south and southeastern Butte County will be among the topics to be discussed in a General Plan meeting scheduled in Oroville Thursday.

Daily Planner: April 16

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:10 AM CDT

Events MUSEUM WITHOUT WALLS PROGRAM: 7:30 p.m. Community Center, 454 Vallombrosa Ave. Part of series, "Earth's Bounty: Preserve, Protect, Enjoy": Expedition Papua New Guinea 2007: Focus on Butterfly Biodiversity.

Daily Planner: April 17

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:10 AM CDT

Events PARADISE LIBRARY: 3 p.m. 5922 Clark Road. Live Celtic music by harpist Pam Tompkins. Part of National Library Week activities.

Deal sinks: Water transfer off the table

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:08 AM CDT

WILLOWS -- Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District won't be selling water this year to the San Luis Mendota Water Authority.

Early traffic: Off-ramp closed at 99 and 32

Posted: 15 Apr 2008 09:41 AM CDT

According to the California Highway Patrol, the southbound Highway 99 off-ramp, at Highway 32, will be closed between 8 a.

Editorial: Oroville half full or half empty?

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:09 AM CDT

Bad news came out of Lake Oroville last week: The lake started dropping. At this time of year, with spring rains working in conjunction with spring snowmelt, the lake can be expected to rise for at least another month.

FBI arrests ridge man on international kidnapping charges

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

SEATTLE -- Paradise resident Kelly Anthony Brewer is in federal custody for allegedly trying to flee to Canada with his 11-year-old son during a spring break custodial visit.

French bill takes aim at those who glamorize the ultra-thin

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:08 AM CDT

PARIS -- It started with pro-anorexia Web sites, secretive corners where adolescents with eating disorders share sickening sagas of starvation.

Glenn officials get ready to start road projects

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

WILLOWS -- Glenn County officials are preparing to begin work on more than 50 miles of road resurfacing and other projects, including construction of a new bridge on County Road Z.

Glenn officials seek landfill use permit revisions

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

WILLOWS -- Glenn County needs its landfill use permit revised, or will face continued closures and state sanctions.

Imagine: a planet where beings are spheres

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- Andrew Bernard isn't crazy when he talks about a planet that resembles a flat plane and is inhabited by beings that are spheres.

Lawmakers quarrel over tax policy

Posted: 15 Apr 2008 09:06 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tax Day, said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, is viewed by many as "sort of a national anti-holiday" and today's debate in Congress on tax policy was more confrontation than celebration.

League of Women Voters sets wine tasing for Sunday

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:10 AM CDT

CHICO — A wine tasting and buffet fundraiser will be held by the League of Women Voters of Butte County on Sunday at Lakeside Pavilion, 2500 California Park Drive in Chico.

Letter: Chico wastes money, raises fees

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:09 AM CDT

I received the city's notice to increase sewer fees July 1. I most vehemently oppose this tax increase based on the failure of this financially incompetent City Council to contain spending of city monies.

Letter: Community can set school priorities

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:09 AM CDT

Recently Chico Unified School District presented recommendations for budget cuts for the 2008-09 school year.

Letter: Ex-cop has paid, but student has not?

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:09 AM CDT

Regarding the front-page article Thursday, "Ex-cop won't fight charge": Those charges included theft, making a false police report and passing a counterfeit $100 bill he knew was counterfeit to someone he had met in the course of an investigation.

Letter: Park a priceless pleasure

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:09 AM CDT

To those unhappy over decisions of Ceres Park: The boundaries were listed in the E-R and News and Review.

Local Roundup: Wildcats' five fab in Maverick Invite win

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

All five Chico State players finished in the top 13, led by Megan Chang's third-place 160, and the Wildcat women's golf team won the Mesa State-hosted Maverick Invite on Tuesday in Grand Junction, Col.

Local briefs

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

20th Street offramp closed today for repairs CHICO -- The southbound Highway 99 offramp at East 20th Street and a stretch of the right lane of the freeway will be closed for most of today for repair of potholes.

Pope arrives in U.S., tackles clergy sex abuse

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:08 AM CDT

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- Pope Benedict XVI stepped onto U.S. soil for the time as pontiff Tuesday, arriving to a presidential handshake and wild cheering only hours after he admitted that he is "deeply ashamed" of the clergy sex abuse scandal

Sidelines: Paradise's Churchill wins CIF spirit award

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

Sara Churchill of Paradise High School has been selected as one of two Spring 2008 recipients of the prestigious CIF Spirit of Sport Award, CIF Executive Director Marie M.

Starving Student: Tacos Cortes rescues starving student for $4

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:10 AM CDT

I am broke. For the first time since I started this column I am truly a starving student. I previously may have been a little short on cash, but I usually had enough money to eat.

Sutter Buttes outing is Saturday

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

The Mount Lassen chapter of the Native Plant Society is planning a Sutter Buttes outing Saturday. There will be two different walks in Peace Valley, one slow and easy led by Woody Elliott, while Jim Dempsey will take a more strenuous route.

Taste of The Foothills tours to benefit nonprofit

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 02:13 AM CDT

Saturday will be filled with wine tasting, olive oil sampling and a taste of local fair, at the Taste of The Foothills tours sponsored by the Work Training Center.

Time's up

Posted: 16 Apr 2008 12:08 AM CDT

With the tax deadline closing in quickly on Tuesday, procrastinators were scrambling. Here, Terry Haag and Mike Hamilton, both of Chico, collect forms at the post office on Vallombrosa Avenue.

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