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Sunday, July 27, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

'Just to be nice': A few beauty treats for Gorgeous Grams day

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:15 AM CDT

CHICO — For Margarite Holland, it was something she hadn't had done in a long time. Mary Shay said it was really a treat.

Acting on pursuits: Prianos' campaign gets boost from "24" star

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

CHICO -- Actor Glenn Morshower visited here recently as spokesman for a Chicoan's campaign to reduce deaths from police pursuits.

Air National Guard receives fire training

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

CHICO — The next set of California fires may present a greater challenge as personnel from the California Air National Guard are trained in Chico this weekend to help fire crews.

All About Us: Sunday school teaches teacher her lesson

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:15 AM CDT

This is my awful secret: I'm not really a kid person. It's a terrible thing to say, really, made all the more horrible by these two facts: I have a child, and I used to teach children.

Artists and friends

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:15 AM CDT

WindChime of Chico, an assisted living senior residence, hosted a "Circle of Friends" art show all day Thursday.

Ball rolling on two new soccer fields

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

CHICO -- Chico soccer coach Tino Nava is used to dealing with a shortage of soccer fields in town. Nava, president of the Chico Cal Soccer Club and coach of the all-girls soccer team, Chico Rebels, said his club wants to grow because there's a lot

Beyond

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

Anderson goes Italian ANDERSON — Enjoy a three day festival in Anderson, celebrating everything Italian, Aug.

Bombings in western Indian city kill 29

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

AHMADABAD, India (AP) — Bombs exploded Saturday near a busy market and a hospital in a western Indian city, killing 29 people and injuring 88 a day after deadly blasts struck the southern technology hub of Bangalore.

Commission to assess Humboldt Park's private activity options

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

The Bidwell Park and Playground Commission has a priority focus on Humboldt Neighborhood Park. The commission meeting will be Monday in the City Council Chambers, 421 Main St.

Correction for July 27

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

A group notice in Lifestyle on Tuesday listed the wrong hours for the Altar Society rummage sale set for Friday and Saturday, Aug.

Daily Planner: July 27

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:15 AM CDT

Performances CRUX ARTIST COLLECTIVE BENEFIT SHOW: Crux Fest 2008. Featuring Mika Miko, The Voodoo Organist, Candy Apple, West By Swan, Surrogate, La Fin du Monde, Dr.

Daily Planner: July 28

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

Community BLOOD DRIVE: Donor hours 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday. BloodSource, 555 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico. Must be in generally good health, weigh 110 pounds or more (under 17 years old must have parental consent.

Dear Glenn

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

Relatives of the pursuit victims that Glenn Morshower mentions in the public service announcements he made in Chico recently contributed to a memory book that was presented to him.

Editorial: Don't drive away downtown traffic

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

A lot of progress has been made on downtown's parking and circulation problems just by talking about it.

Full containment of local fires expected today

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

The month-long fires are close to being squelched as fire crews continue to mop up and monitor what flames remain.

Kristie's Law

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

In 2003, state Sen. Sam Aanestad, R-Grass Valley, introduced a bill he named Kristie's Law to try to reduce the number of police pursuits in California.

Letters: Cal Fire critic is clueless

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

In a recent letter to the editor, Scott Love showed unmerited disrespect toward our dedicated firefighters.

Letters: Chico State plans are no secret

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

The E-R's July 17 editorial suggests Chico State is not open about its master planning process. This is simply not the case.

Letters: Herger has done much for district

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

In his July 19 letter, Art Neumann asserts Rep. Wally Herger is "out of touch" with his district because he does not support the wide array of "nanny state" proposals that do little but feed the cost of government.

Letters: Herger quick to help constituents

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

For weeks I've been amused reading the continual hit-piece letters being promulgated against Rep. Wally Herger.

Letters: That was a waste of a day

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

With the letter in the mail comes a confused and totally amateurish attempt to muster a jury from a pool of at least 200 hard-working folks.

Letters: We should have listened to Carter

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

Columnist Cynthia Tucker wrote about Jimmy Carter's energy ideas. She states that Carter is regarded by many as a weak-kneed appeaser or a naive do-gooder.

Letters: Why is nobody up in arms over TV?

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

In February, the biggest ripoff this nation has ever seen will take place. It's being done by our government with the full blessing of Congress.

Outlaws hope modest win streak, acquisition mean better things

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 02:02 AM CDT

CHICO — There is a difference between losing teams struggling in every way to kick up momentum and losing teams pushing forward with a fuzzy feeling of optimism stirring within.

People on the Street

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

Will the city proposal to change Broadway and Main Street from three lanes to two be a good thing for downtown?

Simply Golden: One key pitching stat may get shut out from this year's show

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 02:02 AM CDT

First off, who will it be? Perhaps easy choice Jorge Perez, the sturdy Yuma Scorpions right-hander who has eight complete games among his 71 career starts and is an innings guy?

Sorry you missed my call

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

It was Friday afternoon and it was time to make a delicate phone call. I dialed my wife's cell phone number, hoping I wouldn't actually have to speak to her, and was relieved to hear her voice mail message.

South rises again; Paradise's Hays named MVP

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 02:03 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Even though Paradise High graduate Jon Hays won the MVP award Saturday night in the 31st annual Lions All-Star Football Classic, it was his work all summer long with Pleasant Valley High alum Sean Reynolds that truly secured the

Stepping into the past : the 40th high school reunion

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:14 AM CDT

Every decade or so I accept an invitation to wander backward in time to mingle with people I don 't really know, and to visit a place that isn't like the one I thought I remembered.

The Bookshelf: "The Lightning Thief"

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:15 AM CDT

Percy Jackson always knew he was different, he just never realized how truly different he was. At the age of 12, Percy is looking at being kicked out of another boarding school when strange things start to happen around him, like one of his teachers

Tim Kaeding wins feature, but Allard wins series title

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 02:02 AM CDT

Campbell's Tim Kaeding won the feature race in the season finale for the Golden State Challenge-King of California Series for 410 winged sprint cars Saturday night at Silver Dollar Speedway, but Chico's Jonathan Allard came away with a bigger prize

Two perspectives

Posted: 27 Jul 2008 12:16 AM CDT

On the question of police pursuits, people's viewpoints tend to fall into two categories. There are those, like Glenn Morshower, who say the issue is clear-cut: pursuits should not take place unless the risk they pose to the public is outweighed by

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