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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Area 1 Tournament: Post 95 wins, Nuts lose in openers

Posted: 24 Jul 2008 12:32 AM CDT

Brandon Pope struck out 10 batters in eight innings, Justin Lamb and AZ Sutton each had two hits and the Oroville Post 95 American Legion baseball team defeated the Eureka Falcons 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Area 1 tournament Wednesday

Art briefs

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

Local musician visits Chico Art Center CHICO -- Big Mo, minus the Blue Moon Band, but with a special guest, will combine story telling and live music at 7:30-9 p.

Art feature: 1078 Gallery features emerging abstract painters

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

CHICO -- The large works of three Bay Area abstract artists are featured in the current showing "Emerging Abstract Painters" at the 1078 Gallery through Aug.

Biblio File: Fire in California: What we need to know

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

David Carle was a California State Park ranger for almost three decades. He brings his experience to a timely book: "Introduction to Fire in California" ($18.

Budget concerns weigh on residents' minds

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:21 PM CDT

CHICO -- Impassioned parents, disabled and elderly came together Wednesday at a community meeting to address possible devastation in Butte County if the governor's proposed budget is passed as is.

Buzz Art Gallery Listings: July 24, 2008

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

Here is a list of local galleries, museums and other art displays. (The listings reflect galleries and studios that have reported participation in Art First Saturday, which takes place 4-8 p.

California WorldFest a success, 15,000 attend

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

GRASS VALLEY -- One need only stand in the middle of the campgrounds at Grass Valley and look in every direction to get an idea of the scope of WorldFest.

Camp Fire's structure toll shoots to 106

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:21 PM CDT

After an initial estimate that 50 homes burned when flames from the Camp Fire raced through Concow on July 7 and 8, officials have now raised the total to 106.

Chico Performances series tickets on sale, field trips offered

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

CHICO -- Chico Performances upcoming season has been announced and offers a variety of entertainment, including comedy, classical music, lectures, strings, world music and shows for children.

Chico brothers help in rescue of near-drowning victims

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. -- Chico brothers assisted in the rescue of two near-drowning victims, and the recovery of one man who did drown, in chilly Lake Tahoe waters Monday afternoon at Sand Harbor State Park.

Chico brothers help in the rescue of near-drowning victims at Tahoe

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:40 PM CDT

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. -- Chico brothers assisted in the rescue of two near-drowning victims, and the recovery of one man who did drown, in chilly Lake Tahoe waters Monday afternoon at Sand Harbor State Park.

Children star in Disney's 'The Aristocats, Kids' at Theater, ETC

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

Theatre, ETC (Enriching The Children), a creative arts center that offers classes and performance opportunities for children, is showing a musical production of Disney's "The Aristocats, Kids" this week.

Convicted stalker with two prior strikes faces life in prison

Posted: 24 Jul 2008 02:11 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- A Chico man with two prior "strikes" on his record faces a life prison sentence after being convicted by a jury Wednesday of stalking his ex-girlfriend.

Corrections

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:40 PM CDT

The headline in a story Wednesday about the arrest of a Glenn County Superior Court officer mistakenly stated that Deanna McGarr was suspected of driving under the influence.

Cover story: Chico Cabaret presents wild western comedy

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:03 PM CDT

CHICO -- Chico Cabaret pulled off another miracle last week when it opened a new show, "Wild, Wild West.

Daily Planner: July 25

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

Events FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT: 7-8:30 p.m. Salsa and Latin jazz by Los Papi Chulos at City Plaza, downtown Chico.

Dolly says a wet "hello" to Texas

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- Hurricane Dolly barreled into South Texas on Wednesday, lashing the coast with winds up to 100 mph and dumping heavy rain that flooded some low-lying areas but spared levees along the heavily populated Rio Grande Valley.

Glenn County advises air quality worsening again

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 12:55 PM CDT

WILLOWS — Glenn County public health officials advised the smoky air quality will reach the very unhealthy range this afternoon and said conditions may persist into the weekend.

He Said, She Said movie review: 'Mongol' portrays Genghis Khan's humanity

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

"Mongol" tells the story of Genghis Khan's rise to power, with the help of his wife. MICHELLE: I liked the theme of this movie -- it seemed to be "It's all about choosing the right wife.

House OKs rescue for homeowners

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- Rescue legislation sailed through the House on Wednesday aimed at helping 400,000 strapped homeowners avoid foreclosure and preventing the collapse of troubled mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

In Willows, birds are the boss

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:21 PM CDT

WILLOWS -- While county and city officials scratch their heads over what to do about hundreds of migrating, nesting egrets and night herons, the critters are happily colonizing in Willows, creating a mess and damaging trees.

Letter: Ad campaign appalling

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

Are you aware of the recent campaign ad in the July issue of Dog Fancy magazine? This is an ad that offers a free gift bag to people who have recently purchased a new puppy with the toll-free number to call to request the gift.

Letter: Constitution, not court, rules the land

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

Lately, too many liberals have been voicing their collective ignorance by assuming there is a separation of church and state mentioned in the U.

Letter: Council can't make a decision

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

A recent Letter to the editor praised the "progressive" council majority for "leadership and courage" in balancing the budget.

Letter: Don't deny people their farmers market

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

The recent decisions by the Downtown Chico Business Association to cancel its Thursday night market due to smoke illustrates a chronic community disconnect and wreaks significant public havoc.

Local Briefs

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:40 PM CDT

Chico police team does well in triathlon CHICO — Three Chico police officers participated in the oldest recognized triathlon in the country last weekend — and did pretty well for their inaugural run.

Man who wrote bogus tickets hasn't served sentence

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:21 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- A former Palermo man convicted of handing out bogus handicapped parking tickets several years ago was remanded back into custody Wednesday.

Music review: Chico hosts Congolese drum and dance workshop

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

CHICO -- The Chico Women's Club hosted two Congolese natives who shared their creative talents in a one-of-a-kind African drum, song and dance workshop on July 15-16.

North State Voices: A mother's tolerance reaps reward

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

Being a mom is the most important and, by far, fulfilling role of my life. It has also been the most heart wrenching and frustrating aspect of my life.

Orland olive business suffers big wire theft

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:40 PM CDT

ORLAND — Facilities owned by Musco Family Olives on County Road P has lost an estimated $1,500 in copper wire to thieves over the past two weeks.

Patrick Kinmartin column: She knows how to just roll with it

Posted: 24 Jul 2008 12:32 AM CDT

Lissa Cunningham works two jobs in Chico, roller skates on eight wheels competitively throughout the country and uses the combination "5138" as part of the moniker in her personal e-mail address.

Picnic for future Chico State students is Friday

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:40 PM CDT

CHICO — A chance for future students of Chico State University and their parents to chat with alumni and enjoy a picnic will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.

Public's help requested in finding Durham rape suspect

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:40 PM CDT

DURHAM — After 10 days of an intense manhunt that reportedly had Sheriff Perry Reniff personally making car stops, the Butte County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a Durham rape suspect.

Shots fired into occupied Orland home

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:40 PM CDT

ORLAND — Residents in a west Orland neighborhood were shaken Tuesday night when shots were fired through the front window of a home in the 200 block of Plumas Street.

Six-run lead slips away from Outlaws

Posted: 24 Jul 2008 12:32 AM CDT

The Outlaws keep finding ways to lose in the second half. After Tuesday's 22-3 thumping at the hands of the Edmonton Cracker Cats at Telus Field in Alberta, Canada, Chico battled for a 7-1 lead that stood until the seventh inning Wednesday.

Structure toll rises dramatically in Concow

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 03:30 PM CDT

CHICO — Teams comprised of officials from Cal Fire and Butte County completed an assessment of the Concow area today and increased the number of homes lost to flames from 71 to 106.

Theater briefs

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

'Dancing with the Stars' in Paradise PARADISE -- The Paradise Dancers are hosting the second annual "Dancing with the Stars" fundraising event Saturday.

Tomatoes take the stage

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

Well-grown tomatoes and spicy salsa will be celebrated at the Saturday Farmers Market during the ninth annual Tomato Weigh-In and Salsa Recipe Contest.

What you need to know about the Humane Society

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM 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.

Women's Club accepting fire donations

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 11:22 PM CDT

CHICO — Chico Women's Club is donating its clubhouse at 592 E. Third St. on Sunday as a site for items to be donated to victims of the recent fires.

YouTube launches Julia Nunes' musical career

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

It's becoming clear that you don't need a record label to launch your career as a musician. Musicians can upload their music on the internet to be accessed by everyone.

entertainment calendar for july 24-30

Posted: 23 Jul 2008 07:04 PM CDT

Thursday, JULY 24 Music/Nightclubs CAFE CODA: Thursday Morning and other bands TBA. Show starts at 8 p.

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