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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

All heroes welcomed: Trio saves man in burning car

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:16 AM CDT

CHICO — On Saturday, Steve Sherman became a hero for the second time in six weeks. Sherman, of Chico, worked with a couple from Oroville to rescue a man trapped in a burning car Saturday morning on Highway 99 near Book Family Farm.

Butte Humane Society under quarantine

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 03:13 PM CDT

CHICO — The Butte Humane Society is quarantined today due to a viral infection of cats in the shelter.

Butte trustees hear about close call

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 11:51 PM CDT

BUTTE COLLEGE -- Wednesday night, after securing permission to turn the Butte College campus into a massive firefighters' village, Ron Myers, deputy incident commander for the Humboldt Fire, made the school's president a promise.

Community Roundup: AquaJets send four to vaunted Sanders Invite

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:07 AM CDT

Four members of the Chico AquaJets swim team qualified and competed at the Summer Sanders Invitational Junior Plus Meet.

Community supports fire victims

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:16 AM CDT

PARADISE — Second-grade teacher Jan Reale is used to reaching out to help her students, but now she and other Paradise Elementary teachers, staff and local residents are reaching out to fire victims.

Crash turns trio into heroes

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 11:51 PM CDT

CHICO -- On Saturday, Steve Sherman became a hero for the second time in six weeks. Sherman, of Chico, worked with a couple from Oroville to rescue a man trapped in a burning car Saturday morning on Highway 99 near Book Family Farm.

Daily Planner: June 18

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 11:51 PM CDT

Events CHICO PEACE AND JUSTICE CENTER: 1 p.m. Informal meeting for volunteer opportunites. Also, 6-8 p.

Daily Planner: June 19

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 11:51 PM CDT

Events THURSDAY NIGHT MARKET, PARADISE: 5-8 p.m. Paradise City Park, Pearson Road at Black Olive. Through Aug.

Editorial: Calmer heads prevail at Shasta

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Thank goodness school administrators in Redding came to their senses last week and realized the First Amendment really is an important thing to teach students.

Feline distemper puts Butte Humane Society under quarantine

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CHICO — The Butte Humane Society was quarantined Tuesday due to a viral infection of cats in the shelter.

Fire victims: Help is available, donations wanted

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 04:49 PM CDT

Several sources of assistance are now available to help victims of the recent fires in the Paradise, Palermo and Orland areas.

Firefighters closing in on Whiskey Fire

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:06 AM CDT

PASKENTA — A wildland fire still burning in Mendocino National Forest has blackened more than 7,700 acres since it started shortly after noon Thursday.

Firefighters closing in on blaze near Paskenta

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:08 AM CDT

PASKENTA -- A wildland fire still burning in Mendocino National Forest has blackened more than 7,700 acres since it started shortly after noon Thursday.

Firefighters kept pledge to keep Butte campus safe

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:06 AM CDT

BUTTE COLLEGE -- Wednesday night, after securing permission to turn the Butte College campus into a massive firefighters' village, Ron Myers, deputy incident commander for the Humboldt Fire, made the school's president a promise.

First same-sex marriage performed in Butte county

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:16 AM CDT

OROVILLE— Richard Seward sat outside the Butte County Clerk-Recorder's Office Tuesday morning, ready to witness history.

Glenn County's most wanted

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:07 AM CDT

Here are several people being sought by Glenn County law enforcement agencies: Shellene Marie Eandi The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is seeking Shellene Marie Eandi for child endangerment, violating a court order to prevent domestic violence,

He Said, She Said movie review: 'The Happening' a creepy, fascinating film

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 06:18 PM CDT

"The Happening" is an M. Night Shyamalan film starring Zooey Dechanel and Mark Wahlberg as people dealing with a strange phenomenon that strikes east coast cities -- where people suddenly stop functioning, then commit suicide -- and how people deal

Help available for fire victims; donations sought

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:06 AM CDT

Several sources of assistance are now available to help victims of the recent fires in the Paradise, Palermo and Orland areas.

Humboldt Fire cost set at about $27.8 million

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 02:26 PM CDT

OROVILLE — Between the price tag for fighting the blaze and the tab for the damage done by the Humboldt Fire, the conflagration is going to cost about $27.8 million.

Industrial barbecue is Thursday

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 11:51 PM CDT

Tickets are still available for Thursday's 46th annual Industrial Barbecue, but diners are being encouraged to buy their tickets ahead of time.

Letter: Blame City Council, not city employees

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:08 AM CDT

I would like to make a comment regarding who is to blame for the salaries of all city of Chico employees, but specifically, the police and firefighters associations.

Letter: Budget woes start with decision-makers

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Dave Hernandez's letter Thursday stating that "the city police officers association is significantly responsible for the city's current budget woes" does miss the mark — about 180 degrees.

Letter: Sports not an educational function

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:08 AM CDT

School boards across this country need to take the drastic action of terminating all school sports programs, excluding physical education, to force state and federal lawmakers to address the increasing educational crisis of government's overall

Letter: Stop talking, start building escape route

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:08 AM CDT

We, the people of "the ridge," would like to thank all of you in Chico for your tremendous support during this scary fire event.

Local briefs

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:06 AM CDT

Fire safe events slated this month PARADISE — Two more activities for citizens will be conducted this week and June 30 by the Butte County Fire Safe Council in its fire safe landscape and maintenance series.

Looting suspect may face prison

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:07 AM CDT

PARADISE — A 20-year-old Paradise man caught on video surveillance burglarizing an evacuated home Thursday, could be sentenced to up to a year in state prison, then ordered to perform community service.

Mississippi River breaks through Illinois levee

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 11:51 PM CDT

GULFPORT, Ill. -- The rising Mississippi River broke through a levee Tuesday, forcing authorities to rescue about a half-dozen people by helicopter, boat and four-wheeler as floodwaters moved south into Illinois and Missouri.

Mosquito fogging tonight

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 03:37 PM CDT

The Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District is planning mosquito fogging tonight in several areas of the county.

Outlaws Notebook: Quinonez following Bulldogs' CWS run

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:07 AM CDT

CHICO — What the Fresno State Bulldogs have been accomplishing at the College World Series in Nebraska hasn't been difficult for Rudy Quinonez to appreciate.

Outlaws get thrown for a Loop

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:07 AM CDT

CHICO — Blooming Derrick Loop continued Tuesday to pitch for the Chico Outlaws like he belonged in a major league farm system, which is exactly where the 24-year-old left-hander found out he was heading during the game.

Red, White and Blue Berry Fest calling for pie and dessert entries

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 11:52 PM CDT

CHICO — The second annual Red, White and Blue Berry Festival on June 28 will kick off summer and celebrate Northern California's bountiful berry season at the Saturday Farmers Market downtown.

Sidelines: Outlaws offering ticket discounts

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:07 AM CDT

With reports of the Humboldt Fire contained, the Chico Outlaws would like to help the healing process and restore the smiles on the faces of the residents of Paradise and for the firefighters of Butte County.

St. Louis-style ribs featured at Industrial Barbecue

Posted: 17 Jun 2008 11:52 PM CDT

Taking part in the competition to be staged in the Pavillion at the Silver Dollar Fairgounds are: Holey Smokes BB Q and Catering; Kinder's Meats Deli BBQ; Jedidiah's Neighborhood Grill; Smokin' Mo's BBQ; Steelhead BBQ Co.

State drops hammer on contractor fraud

Posted: 18 Jun 2008 02:16 AM CDT

An enforcement team from the California Contractors State License Board was in Butte County on Tuesday, checking for unlicensed contractors who may be trying to prey on fire victims.

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