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Thursday, May 08, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

2008 Chico Science Fair best-of-grade winners announced

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

CHICO — The following students won best of grade level for their entries in the Chico Science Fair 2008: Madison Carhart, kindergarten, Shasta School.

6 fraternities suspended in drug probe at San Diego State U.

Posted: 07 May 2008 04:03 PM CDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State University has suspended six fraternities after a sweeping drug investigation that landed dozens of students in jail on suspicion of openly dealing drugs on campus.

A bolder path

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:32 AM CDT

Chico State University students Matt Miller and Ricardo Barcelo place rocks along a trail in upper Bidwell Park on Wednesday while Jacob Smith (background) with the California Conservation Corps prepares the trail for road base.

Arrests made during gang, probation sweep in Willows

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

WILLOWS — Checks on probationers and people with suspected gang affiliations resulted in the arrest of one man and three juveniles in Willows Tuesday.

Beta Sigma Phi sorority names Janice Walker as its Woman of the Year

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:34 AM CDT

CHICO — Women of the Year from the five chapters of Beta Sigma Phi and the organization's Community Woman of the Year were announced during the sorority's annual Founders Day celebration April 28.

Budget cuts start at the top in Chico schools

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:32 AM CDT

CHICO -- The triad at the top of Chico Unified School District willingly gave up their most recent raise, stating they want to lead by example.

Businesses wary of salmon ban

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:32 AM CDT

A decision on fishing could have far-reaching effects on the north-state economy. On Friday, the California Fish and Game Commission will decide whether salmon fishing should be banned in California rivers.

Businesses wary of salmon fishing ban

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

A decision on fishing to be made this week could have far-reaching effects on the north state economy.

City finance committee wants better budget fix plan

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

CHICO — City councilors still aren't satisfied with proposed budget cuts and want the heads of city departments to have another go at scaling back the city's projected deficit.

City plans improvements on streets intersecting busy shopping area

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

CHICO — Plans for a new sporting goods store will bring changes to a key shopping area connection Chico city officials hope will improve traffic.

Council tweaks development code before passing it

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

OROVILLE — The Oroville City Council adopted a new development code Tuesday, but a few items were changed after public comment.

Daily Planner: May 8

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:33 AM CDT

Events THURSDAY NIGHT MARKET: 6-9 p.m. Broadway from Second to Fifth streets. Fresh produce, food, arts and crafts and entertainment.

Daily Planner: May 9

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:33 AM CDT

Events THIRD ANNUAL SPRING ARTISAN FAIR: Noon-8 p.m. at Ambiance Gallery, 510 Billie Road, Paradise. Live music.

Dinner scheduled as benefit for local group

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

CHICO — A benefit for GRUB — Growing Resourcefully, Uniting Bellies — will be held from 6:30-11:30 p.

Domestic-violence shelter honors volunteers

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

CHICO — The agency that deals primarily with serving women who come from abusive households, Catalyst Domestic Violence Services, is hosting a celebration tonight to honor those who serve the program, including men.

Drinking fountain added to downtown

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Visitors to downtown Oroville will now be able to stop for cool water at the new drinking fountain installed at the corner of Myers and Bird streets.

Editorial: Make streets safer for bikes

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:33 AM CDT

Maybe it's the price of gas. Maybe it's the nice weather. Maybe it's events like Spare the Air Week, offering free bus rides.

Environmental council sues district over water transfers

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

The Butte Environmental Council is suing the Richvale Irrigation District over water transfers. BEC says neither the cumulative impacts of water transfers, nor growth inducing impacts where water is received, are being analyzed.

Glenn supervisors mulling over energy audit

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

WILLOWS — With current budget worries and possible state cuts looming, Glenn County Board of Supervisors postponed making a decision Tuesday on a proposed energy audit that could eventually lead to power and money savings for the county.

Law might put brakes on Herger's Expedition

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:32 AM CDT

Congressman Wally Herger may have car trouble next year. The Chico Republican has been driving a leased 2003 Ford Expedition, which is great for long drives across the sprawling 2nd District, he said.

Letter: Citizens should make stand against war

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:34 AM CDT

Years of bombing Iraq — ruining a nation and a culture. Two days ago, bombing Somalia, in pursuit of a "terrorist" — killing a dozen civilians amidst an unprecedented, massive hunger crisis.

Letter: Democrats forget about democracy

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:34 AM CDT

I was a Democrat until President Carter was president —one reason I will never be a Democrat again.

Letter: Find efficient use for old city hall

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:34 AM CDT

It is great to see we are bringing the old stately city hall back into use and up to code. But it saddens me to see that we do not have the imagination to use it in a way that adds to the attractions of City Plaza and downtown.

Letter: Obama has right to be angry

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:34 AM CDT

Barack Obama is angry, as he should be. He was not speaking out because he was a grown-up gentleman. Jeremiah Wright is a jerk who deserves to be deserted for his public diatribe.

Letter: Rotary spruces up horseshoe pits

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:34 AM CDT

Ordinarily, I would not write a letter to the editor about the Noon Rotary Club, but it is necessary because of the outstanding job John Copeland's Rotary team did "fixing up" the horseshoe pits at the One-Mile in Bidwell Park.

Local Roundup: Chico grinds past PV for the title

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:36 AM CDT

It took until the second doubles match for a victor to be declared in the Northern Section team boys tennis championships.

Local briefs

Posted: 07 May 2008 07:00 AM CDT

Delta recommendations will be topic of forum CHICO — Recommendations for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will be discussed at the Northern Sacramento Valley Water Forum from 1:30-3:30 p.

Man pleads guilty to 'Stolen Valor' charge

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

SACRAMENTO — An Oroville man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to falsely representing himself as a decorated military hero from the Vietnam War.

Man's van rolls over him as it's being pushed

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

GRIDLEY — A man reportedly ran a van over himself Wednesday afternoon as he was trying to push the vehicle from the roadway.

North State Voices: Farming is a good life, all in all

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:34 AM CDT

"Hey, Mom. I found out what those bugs are on your calendula." My son knew I was worried about the little black and yellow insects that I suspected of nibbling my blossoms in the hoop house.

Oroville man pleads guilty to fabricating war record

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

SACRAMENTO — An Oroville man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to falsely representing himself as a decorated military hero from the Vietnam War.

Paradise schools hiring at the top, while firing below

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

PARADISE — After eliminating about 25 staff positions Tuesday, Paradise Unified School District's board of trustees approved a new assistant superintendent and a brochure to advertise for a new superintendent.

Prep Athlete of the Week: Aguilar a force in crucial battle

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:36 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Las Plumas baseball player Jordan Aguilar has major league aspirations. If baseball doesn't work out they can still come to fruition.

Prep Athlete of the Week: Lorenz looking primed to excel

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Alicia Lorenz said she hasn't been as successful as she'd like to be lately. If she puts together a week where she's got it all going, the Northern Section Division II playoff field could be in trouble.

School time for May 8

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

Honors Three Chico High School students placed in the Math Engineering Science Achievement Regional Competition at Chico State University.

Suspect won't be charged in drive-by shooting

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:33 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- The man arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting Sunday in Chico was scheduled for arraignment on a weapons charge Wednesday in Butte County Superior Court, but will not be charged with the shooting, a prosecutor said.

Suspect won't be charged with shooting

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

OROVILLE — The man arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting Sunday in Chico was scheduled for arraignment on a weapons charge Wednesday in Butte County Superior Court, but will not be charged with the shooting, a prosecutor said.

Team readies bionic beak for wounded bald eagle

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:33 AM CDT

ST. MARIES, Idaho -- She has been named Beauty, though this eagle is anything but. Part of Beauty's beak was shot off several years ago, leaving her with a stump that is useless for hunting food.

The Nosebleed Section: Preps got to digest food and lessons

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Nights like Tuesday's are the ones that don't come nearly enough for prep sports writers. And by that, I mean free buffets.

The show must go on: Producer found for Chico AirFest 2008

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:32 AM CDT

CHICO -- A producer and underwriter for Chico AirFest 2008 has been found. AirFest director Gayle Womack announced that pilot David Favor of Chico, chief executive officer of Victor Treatment Centers, has accepted the responsibilities.

U.S. envoy: Toll from cyclone might reach 100,000

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:33 AM CDT

YANGON, Myanmar -- Hungry people swarmed the few open shops and fistfights broke out over food and water in Myanmar's swamped Irrawaddy delta Wednesday as a top U.

Wednesday farmers market kicks off

Posted: 08 May 2008 02:11 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- The Oroville Hospital parking lot was filled with fruits and vegetables as well as cars Wednesday afternoon, when the hospital kicked off its second annual farmers market series.

What you need to know about the Humane Society

Posted: 08 May 2008 12:34 AM CDT

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

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