Saturday, May 24, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Butte graduates 'intentional' class

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

BUTTE VALLEY — Butte College President Diana Van Der Ploeg compelled graduates to live life with intent Friday evening.

Chickenpox strikes youngsters at some local schools

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

CHICO -- Chickenpox has been striking children at some local schools. Sue Nowell, a health aide at Neal Dow Elementary School in Chico, said there were six suspected cases this month at her school.

Chico State graduation set for today and Sunday

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

CHICO -- Commencement ceremonies at Chico State University begin at 9 a.m. today and Sunday in University Stadium, off Warner Street.

Copter plays 52 pickup at Lookout

Posted: 24 May 2008 04:50 AM CDT

PARADISE — A giant helicopter normally used for logging operations hovered over Lookout Point Friday morning, plucking one smashed vehicle after another — 52 in all — from Butte Creek canyon.

Daily Planner: May 24

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 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.

Early traffic: Everything looking good

Posted: 23 May 2008 09:39 AM CDT

Except for continuing road work in various locations, there are no reported traffic problems in Butte or Glenn county as of 7:30 a.

Fair bears are huge, strong, furry and fun to watch

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

CHICO -- Sometimes a person's life is staring them in the face from an early age. That was the case with Johnny Welde, who is in town this week for the Silver Dollar Fair with his son and a truckload of tawny colored European brown bears.

Four escape serious injury in rollover

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

CHICO -- A Chico driver and her three passengers escaped serious injuries when their Toyota Camry rolled over on Honey Run Road at 10:15 a.

From the Pulpit

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

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

Glenn officials criticize state budget inaction

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

WILLOWS -- Grumbles and gripes rippled through a meeting Thursday night as dozens of officials in Glenn County complained about the state fiscal crisis.

Identified flying object

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

The International Space Station streaks across the sky above Horseshoe Lake in Bidwell Park at 9:34 p.

Junior livestock auction is today at Silver Dollar Fair

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

CHICO -- The junior livestock auction will be held today at the Silver Dollar Fair. Admission to the fair is $7 for those ages 13-64, $5 for those 65 and older, $3 for those 6-12, and free for those 6 and younger.

Keep track of medications

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

Here are some tips to prevent errors in following our doctors' prescriptions: Carry a list of medications you are taking and why you are taking them, in case you are in an emergency and the attending physician needs to know your medical history

Letters: Learn from Butte Creek's success story

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

The ocean is not even half the problem with the salmon declines. Although Butte Creek spring-run salmon have been slightly below average the last two years, the population remains very robust.

Letters: Make smoke-free housing a priority

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

Second-hand smoke is a big problem in my apartment. My friends smoke and it seeps into my apartment from theirs.

Letters: Silence the drumbeats of war

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

As you know, the Bush administration and its surrogates keep making increasingly incendiary comments about Iran.

Letters: Unknown looks promising in 5th District

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

How to vote in the Butte County 5th District supervisors race? Kim Yamaguchi, a likeable fellow, has been ineffective.

Local Roundup: Montez wins national title in 3k run

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

Chico State senior Sarah Montez won the women's 3,000 meters Friday at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Walnut, crossing the line in 9 minutes, 39.

Magalia homes hit with gunfire

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

MAGALIA -- Homes on Carnegie Road and Chestnut Circle were hit with gunfire early Friday morning in incidents that Butte County Sheriff's investigators believe are related.

Natural Wonders: Most rattlesnake bites are truly accidental

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

Although it was unfortunate that 11-year-old Kevin of Oroville was bitten by a baby rattlesnake March 28, it was an unusual encounter.

Not shabby, Shubert's

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

CHICO — If nothing else, the litany of e-mailed comments to "Good Morning America" should make the Shubert's Ice Cream clan proud.

Oroville girls head for state

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

COTTONWOOD — The Oroville High girls 1,600-meter relay team now has to make plans for its trip to Cerritos College and the CIF state championships in Norwalk.

Outlaws blow big lead, lose on walk-off again

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

The Chico Outlaws probably won't get to hang on to Chris Malone. More importantly, they wouldn't mind being able to hang onto a lead.

Quakers emphasize inner experience

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

When the Quaker movement began in 17th century England, the times bore some resemblance to the world today.

Religius Briefs

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

Ridge church plans ribbon cutting PARADISE — St. Nicholas Episcopal Church will host a ribbon cutting Thursday to recognize its membership in the Paradise Chamber of Commerce.

Santa Cruz Mountains fire 25 percent contained

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:29 AM CDT

GILROY (AP) — After two days spent battling a persistent wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains firefighters are making slow progress on the blaze that has chewed through acres of centuries-old redwoods, destroyed at least 17 homes and

Senior Planner

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

Paradise programs: Paradise Senior Center, 877 Nunneley Road, 877-1733; Terry Ashe Recreation Center, 6626 Skyway, 872-6393.

Shuberts, not the nation's favorite, but still Chico's

Posted: 23 May 2008 02:42 PM CDT

CHICO — As much as this community thinks Shubert's Ice Cream and Candy is tops, a shop in Michigan nailed down the billing as the best ice cream shop in America in a television competition.

Sidelines: Civil War races at Silver Dollar

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

This Sunday the Hoosier Racing Tires Civil War Sprint Cars will compete below their most colorful venue when they return to Silver Dollar Speedway to compete in conjunction with the annual Silver Dollar Fair for the fourth event of their 15-race

Sixty-one-year-old student earns degree at Butte College

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:30 AM CDT

BUTTE VALLEY — Dia Kimm of Paradise has begun a new chapter in her life, which will draw upon the education she received at Butte College.

Three picked as outstanding alumni

Posted: 24 May 2008 02:31 AM CDT

CHICO -- College graduation is a celebration of the accomplishment of students who have prepared for their future through education.


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