Friday, July 04, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

2:15 p.m.: Fires burn 3,700 new acres

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 04:36 PM CDT

Overnight, fires in Butte and Plumas counties gouged out more than 3,700 new acres, with the Camp Fire along Highway 70 consuming the most.

4:25 p.m.: Fire bulletins: Canyon towns endangered

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 06:27 PM CDT

Belden threatened Highway 70 remains closed from Butte County, as fire crews tackle flames threatening the Feather River canyon community of Belden.

4:45 p.m.: Fire briefs: Thursday Night Market on

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 06:49 PM CDT

Thursday Night Market is a go The Thursday Night Market will continue as planned tonight. The market runs 6-9 p.

62,000 jobs lost in June

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 11:43 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- The nation lost jobs for a sixth month in a row in June, a storm of pink slips drenching this year's July Fourth holiday for more than 60,000 Americans and leaving thousands more worried about the future.

Big Sur blaze destroys more cabins, vacation homes

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 11:43 PM CDT

BIG SUR -- Piles of charred rubble smoldered along California's scenic coastal highway Thursday as a ferocious wildfire descended on this storied town, destroying more cabins and vacation homes that were nestled against miles of burning forest land.

Butte County's most wanted

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:05 AM CDT

Here are several people being sought by Butte County law enforcement agencies: Gerald Olan Archbold The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Gerald Olan Archbold for a warrant charging him with transportation/sale of a controlled substance and

Chico native serving in Navy brings Mercy to Vietnam

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

Forty years ago someone who enlisted in the U.S. Navy would expect to be sent to Vietnam. But Chico native Seaman David Lay didn't expect to be sent there this year.

City moving ahead with freestyle park for bikes

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:05 AM CDT

CHICO — The city is moving ahead with a freestyle park for bikes, but it still could be a while before a facility is finished.

County will aid some fire victims with debris removal

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- Butte County recycling coordinator Steve Rodowick said the deadline is nearing for property owners seeking free help with fire debris removal to turn in required paperwork.

Daily Planner: July 4

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 11:44 PM CDT

Events FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 43rd annual celebration at One-Mile Recreation Area, Bidwell Park.

Editorial: The governed take precedence

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

It's the Fourth of July, when we celebrate the independence of the United States of America from Britain, and actually, quite a bit more.

Garden offers education and edibles

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CHICO — A garden growing in the yard of a local preschool nourishes young minds and bodies, simultaneously providing education and edibles.

Independence Day marked at One-Mile

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CHICO — Patriotic music, family games and a salute to freedom will mark the 43rd annual Fourth of July Celebration in Bidwell Park.

Letter: Changed in Medi-Cal drastic

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

The Medi-Cal program provides needed health care to more than 6 million Californians. Gov. Schwarzenegger proposed to roll back Medi-Cal eligibility for low-income working parents by lowering the maximum income level to 61 percent of the poverty

Letter: Law enforcement no help in Berry Creek

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

Here we are in one of the worst fire seasons on record and our neighbors next door have decided to show the neighborhood no respect again.

Letter: Students should leave cars behind

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

As a physician specializing in allergy and respiratory disease and former resident of Mansion Park, I fully support efforts to encourage Chico State University freshmen to leave their cars at home.

Letter: Truth verified in GCOE investigation

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

When Joni Samples retired as Glenn County superintendent of schools, she was the State Superintendent of the Year.

Local briefs

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:05 AM CDT

Willows plans tough stance on illegal fireworks WILLOWS — While the annual Fourth of July fireworks and festivities will go on as before in Willows, police warn there will be zero tolerance of illegal fireworks use.

Mendocino National Forest centennial celebrated

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

WILLOWS — A birthday bash celebrating 100 years of service and history-making at Mendocino National Forest Wednesday provided nostalgic glimpses into the past.

New devices can aid heart-attack victims

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CHICO — New equipment installed in ambulances around the north state will help many heart-attack victims, said Neal Cline, a FlightCare nurse at Enloe Medical Center.

Olympic Trials await Bauhs barrage

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

Scott Bauhs runs the streets and trails of Chico almost every day. He knows the way the heat of the summer sun radiates off the asphalt, how the leaves are placed in colorful piles on the streets in the fall, how Bidwell Park can feel like a

Oroville man killed in rollover

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

OROVILLE — A 25-year-old Oroville man died after his car struck an embankment and flipped over on Old Olive Highway Wednesday night.

Oroville man killed in rollover crash

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 01:10 PM CDT

OROVILLE — A 24-year-old Oroville man was killed Wednesday night when his vehicle went out of control on Old Olive Highway south of Forbestown Road and overturned.

Outlaws' road ends with victory

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

Lino Garcia's single that scored Casey Garrison in the 10th inning of Thursday's shootout win over the Reno Silver Sox gave the Outlaws their 93rd and final run of the 10-game road trip that wrapped up with the victory at Peccole Park in Nevada as a

Plumas fires grab the spotlight: Butte blazes dwindle, containment of all fires expected by July 14

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

The number of fires burning in the Butte Lightning Complex may be down to 12 today with the expected containment of the Empire and West fires, which merged earlier this week.

Police report

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:05 AM CDT

The following property crimes were reported recently to the Chico Police Department: RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES June 26 — 1900 block of Nord Avenue.

Pot plants worth $37 million eradicated

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CONCOW -- Marijuana plants with an estimated street value of more than $37 million were pulled from five pot plantations Monday and Tuesday, when they got in the way of bulldozer operators battling the Empire Fire.

Sidelines: Three recruits to join Wildcats

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

Three proven winners will join the Chico State men's basketball program for the upcoming season, head coach Greg Clink announced this week.

Silver Dollar's value up in July

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:07 AM CDT

The king will be crowned in Chico on July 26 and racing fans will have ample opportunity to see the campaigning.

Smoke keeps PG&E repairs on hold in Plumas fires

Posted: 04 Jul 2008 02:06 AM CDT

STORRIE — PG&E knows at least four of its utility poles have burned in the Feather River Canyon and several customers are without power, but they can't do much about it right now.

Sow There: The (clean) dog days of summer

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 11:44 PM CDT

A while back Tommy and I took a walk in Bidwell Park and came across several really beautiful dogs. These dogs had that kind of lustrous hair you would see in the air-brushed Loreal hair colorant commercials.

Succulents' simple lines form perfect "mid-mod" accent

Posted: 03 Jul 2008 11:44 PM CDT

America has rediscovered the open architecture, streamlined furnishings, pop art and bright colors that defined the postwar era.


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