Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

12:30 p.m.: Fire briefs: Forest recreation closed down

Posted: 01 Jul 2008 02:51 PM CDT

Lassen Forest campgrounds, roads, trails shut Because of the activity of the Cub and Mill fires, the Lassen National Forest is closing some areas used for recreation.

9:15 a.m.: Fire Bulletin: Containment expected today on two blazes

Posted: 01 Jul 2008 11:33 AM CDT

Fire officials expect containment on two fires today, helped by unchanging overnight conditions and continual attention.

Caughey sharp in Outlaws win

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:17 AM CDT

Trevor Caughey allowed just one unearned run in seven innings and the Chico Outlaws scored early and often to defeat the Reno Silver Sox 10-2 Tuesday night at Peccole Park in Reno, Nev.

City Council OKs budget

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:07 AM CDT

CHICO — A final budget passed Tuesday night is expected to keep the city's coffers balanced for the next six years with large cuts to the city's Police and Fire departments.

Community Roundup: Chico AquaJets win Gridley Meet

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:08 AM CDT

The Chico AquaJets swim team won the first place team trophy at the Gridley Gators Invitational this past weekend.

Daily Planner: July 2

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:33 AM CDT

BLOOD DRIVE: Donor hours 8 a.m.-3 p.m. BloodSource, 555 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico. 893-5433. Weekly. PATERNITY WORKSHOP: Order to show cause, establish paternity, child support custody and orders, visitation.

Daily Planner: July 3

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:33 AM CDT

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

Editorial: No more excuses for motor mouths

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:33 AM CDT

A long-awaited cell phone law went into effect Tuesday, but it's not like the roads suddenly got safer.

Eureka makes Oroville mistakes count

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE — None of the eight walks the Eureka Falcons received Tuesday night came around to score, yet those free passes were what took the lead and momentum away from Oroville Post 95 and put it in Eureka's hands at Mitchell Field.

Forest Ranch Charter School slated to open

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:33 AM CDT

FOREST RANCH — Successful in meeting some difficult requirements in a very short amount of time, the founders of Forest Ranch Charter School are ready to hire teachers to begin educating students in September.

Glenn County's most wanted

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:07 AM CDT

Here are several people being sought by Glenn County law enforcement agencies: Juan Emileo Leon The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is seeking Juan Emileo Leon for felony burglary charges, probation violation and failure to appear on a felony charge.

Glenn officials find more altered fireworks in Hamilton City

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:17 AM CDT

HAMILTON CITY — For the second time in two days, officials found exploded incendiary devices in Hamilton City made from reportedly safe fireworks — and voiced fears the practice will eventually lead to fire, damage or severe injury.

Grand jury urges speedy action on upper ridge roads

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:17 AM CDT

OROVILLE — The Butte County Grand Jury has recommended the county move quickly in paving rough county roads and developing an evacuation plan for upper-ridge residents.

Letter: Amtrak buses offer train connections

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

The June 25 editorial correctly noted that Amtrak trains stopping in Chico are too infrequent and inconvenient for most travelers.

Letter: Cal Fire critic is clueless

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

I am a retired U.S. Forest Service firefighter. I base my comments on firsthand knowledge working with CDF/Cal Fire, in an interagency capacity, throughout my 30-year career.

Letter: Despite a few, Concow residents grateful

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

The people who camped behind the Dome store after the evacuation are ungrateful. They do not represent most of the Concow area.

Letter: Enloe's contract offer a shame

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

It's a shame that the poor people voting on the best-offer contract Enloe could make to its lowest-paid employees had to turn it down and have us all face the possibility of a strike.

Letter: Fireworks make a problem year worse

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

I am a very patriotic and a very concerned citizen of Butte County and Oroville. With all the fires that we are having in and around Butte County, I would only think it advisable that we ban fireworks from going off this year.

Letter: Fireworks moratorium a necessity

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

If the fires are so bad that the Thursday might market has to be closed, then why are we considering for one second the sale of fireworks this year?

Letter: Hospital stay outstanding

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

I recently had surgery at Enloe Medical Center. My stay was for three days. No hospital stay is a piece of cake, but under the circumstances, Enloe was terrific.

Letter: Learning to think Republican

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

I've been feeling pretty stressed when I read some of the newspaper headlines, so I went to some of my Republican friends and asked for their help.

Letter: Medicare patients may suffer

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

On the basis of an inherently flawed financial formula adopted by Congress many years ago as to how Medicare payments to health care providers are adjusted, on July 1, there was a planned 10.

Local briefs

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:07 AM CDT

Attempted murder prelim waived OROVILLE — An Oroville woman recently found mentally competent to stand trial for the attempted murder of a roommate, waived a pretrial hearing in her case Tuesday.

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting live-in girlfriend

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:07 AM CDT

WILLOWS — A man was arrested Monday night for allegedly assaulting his live-in girlfriend and vandalizing her car.

Morris has slim lead among Democratic challengers to Herger

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:17 AM CDT

SACRAMENTO — Tuesday marked the deadline for the 10 counties in the 2nd Congressional District to submit a final tally of votes from the June 3 primary to the state.

Music Preview: Paul Thorn Band combines rock and Southern soul

Posted: 01 Jul 2008 07:08 PM CDT

CHICO -- The Paul Thorn Band will combine Southern soul and rock music in its upcoming concert at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Park closures to be made permanent

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:07 AM CDT

CHICO — Current, temporary rules regarding the closure of city parks are on their way to becoming permanent, getting the Bidwell Park and Playground Commission's endorsement Monday.

Plea bargain made in armed confrontation with police officer

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:07 AM CDT

OROVILLE — A Gridley teen accused of pointing a loaded gun at a police officer, pleaded no contest in court Tuesday to a reduced felony charge.

Police address legal points in shooting looters

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:07 AM CDT

PARADISE — Police Lt. Al Billington is concerned that residents evacuated from their homes during recent fires may be getting the wrong message about how to deal with possible looting.

Police send clear signal to drivers talking on cells

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:33 AM CDT

CHICO — Edward Sprague took a call from his boss. Sedona Lingel was talking with a friend. The Chico residents were among at least 10 motorists cited Tuesday as police enforced California's law prohibiting the use of handheld cell phones

Recipes in the spotlight

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:33 AM CDT

CHICO — A celebration of July 4 and Northern California's bountiful berry season culminated with the second annual Red,White and Blue Berry Fest at the Saturday Farmers Market downtown.

Several fires dwindling; others rage

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 04:06 AM CDT

Hopes of completely stopping the Rim Fire southeast of Concow and the Smoky Fire west of Butte Meadows were thwarted Tuesday when small spots of flames broke containment lines.

Sidelines: Three recruits to join Wildcats

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Chico State cross country coach Gary Towne recently announced the signing of three athletes to National Letters of Intent to run for the Wildcats next year: Anthony Solis from Barstow High School, Adrian Sherrod out of Steele Canyon High School in

Sweet Basil and the Bee: Turning what's avaiable into food you love to eat

Posted: 02 Jul 2008 12:34 AM CDT

We've been thinking a community like Chico should have a local food page. Local is the operative word, and our theme.


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