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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

$2.6 million renovation on court's docket

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:56 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- With last week's appointment of a new judge and another anticipated next year, the Butte County Superior Court in Oroville is undergoing extensive expansion and remodeling.

11:30 a.m.: New Highway 70 fire grows to nearly 2,400 acres

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 01:40 PM CDT

RICH BAR — Mandatory evacuations have been ordered by the Plumas County Sheriff's Office for the area north of Highway 70 bounded by the communities of Rush Creek, Virgilia and Rich Bar, due to the Rich Fire.

Art briefs

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 PM CDT

Mixed media at Healing Art Gallery CHICO -- The Healing Art Gallery, at the Enloe Cancer Center, is featuring a mixed media exhibit by Claudia Steel through the beginning of October.

Biblio File: Grass Valley author remembers days as LAPD motorcycle officer

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 PM CDT

William W. "Bill" Wilhelm spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, 18 of them as a "motor officer.

Book review: Al Young's poetry collection captures feeling of blues music

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 PM CDT

I am an avid fan of the blues, so a poetry book like Al Young's, "Something About the Blues: An Unlikely Collection of Poetry," which captures the unmistakable feeling of blues music, won me over right away.

Bush signs housing bill to provide mortgage relief

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:58 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- President Bush on Wednesday signed a massive housing bill intended to provide mortgage relief for 400,000 struggling homeowners and stabilize financial markets.

Butte libraries post record numbers in 2007-08

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:55 PM CDT

OROVILLE — The county's six library branches, bookmobile and Books by Mail program circulated a record 826,821 items to 723,460 visitors in the fiscal year ending June 30.

Buzz Art Gallery Listings: July 31, 2008

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 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.

Calendar highlight

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 PM CDT

Bear Hunter will play at 8 p.m. today at Cafe Coda, along with Random Tuesday, Ihabial and Lite Brite.

Closing ridge hospital cost millions

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:56 PM CDT

PARADISE -- For the last several years, Feather River Hospital has been making a healthy "profit" of around 4 percent, money that gets reinvested in the nonprofit facility, said Wayne Ferch, president and chief executive of the hospital.

Cover story: Tellesen's 'You Are What You Eat' a visual feast

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:33 PM CDT

CHICO -- In a mess of circuit boards, rubber tubing, phone cords, computer innards and other electronic excrement the most unlikely of creatures create their nests.

Daily Planner: Aug. 1

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:54 PM CDT

Events FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT: 7-8:30 p.m. Contemporary blues by Mossy Creek at City Plaza. Free. Hosted by Downtown Chico Business Association.

Daily Planner: July 31

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:54 PM CDT

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

Divided board says no to research parks

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:56 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- On two 3-2 votes, Butte County supervisors dealt what could be fatal blows to a pair of proposed business research parks off Highway 99 south of Chico.

Early traffic: Fire again closes Highway 70

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 09:48 AM CDT

While the fires that have scorched Butte County for more than a month are officially contained, another blaze in Plumas County has again forced the closure of Highway 70.

Editorial: Patience now will pay later

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:54 PM CDT

If there's ever a time in this town that drivers shouldn't be in a hurry to get around, it's now. There are road projects spattered all over this town, and sooner or later — unless they're really clever — drivers will forget and get

Electric cars to be sold in Chico

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:56 PM CDT

CHICO -- It's taken 10 years, but Chico's first electric car dealership will open in mid-August. Kent Collins has been working the past four months to open Chico Eco Cars, a small soon-to-be-dealership on Entler Avenue off the Midway.

Entertainment calendar for July 31-Aug. 6

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 PM CDT

Thursday, JULY 31 Music/Nightclubs CAFE CODA: Bear Hunter, Random Tuesday, Ihabial, Lite Brite. 8 p.

Fire straddling Highway 70 grows to 2,500 acres

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:57 PM CDT

BELDEN -- The Rich Fire continued to actively burn Wednesday night on both sides of Highway 70 in Plumas County, forcing mandatory evacuations for the area north of Highway 70 bounded by the communities of Rush Creek, Virgilia and Rich Bar.

Gridley man arrested for alleged hammer assault

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:57 PM CDT

GRIDLEY — Officers summoned to investigate a fight at a home in the 800 block of Kentucky Street Tuesday afternoon found a man and woman covered in blood.

Hamilton teachers vote no confidence in superintendent

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:58 PM CDT

HAMILTON CITY -- Citing low morale, "fuzzy" budget information, unlawful teacher evaluations and other problems, Tuesday the Hamilton Elementary Teachers Association delivered a notice to the district's board of trustees that they have no confidence

He Said, She Said movie review: Heath Ledger compelling in 'The Dark Knight:' Comlex plot tells little about Batman's interesting inner life

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 PM CDT

"The Dark Knight" stars Christian Bale as Batman; this time facing The Joker with help of district attorney Harvey Dent.

House bans lead from toys, jewelry

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:59 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- Alarmed by a year of recalls targeting millions of tainted toys, the House voted overwhelming Wednesday to ban lead and other dangerous chemicals from items such as jewelry and rubber ducks that could end up in kids' mouths.

Letter: California is in debt; deal with it

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:54 PM CDT

Let's see, here we have lots of people demanding that the following budgets cannot be cut: school (to protect the children), welfare (to protect the poor) and Medicare (to protect the elderly).

Letter: Get dead trees out of forest

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:54 PM CDT

I'm a logger and I haven't worked since the fires started. On the night the lightning storms rolled over Northern California in late June, I watched one lightning strike start a fire where we were working in the woods.

Letter: Help consumers make wise choices

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:54 PM CDT

Nearly every person reading this morning's E-R has just eaten a meal, is eating a meal or is about to eat a meal.

Letter; Columnist's reasoning hard to swallow

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:54 PM CDT

I try to stay free of overreacting, and take the political commentary from both the far left and far right with a grain of salt.

Local Briefs

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:57 PM CDT

Humboldt Fire rewards now total $72,000 CHICO — The reward offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the arsonist responsible for the Humboldt Fire is up to $72,000.

Lynch takes museum post

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:55 PM CDT

CHICO — Far West Heritage Association has promoted one of its members to executive director and one of his first duties will be to oversee the newest exhibit at Chico Museum.

March of Dimes Jail & Bail to set up 'pokey' at Red Tavern

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:55 PM CDT

CHICO — People willing to "serve time" for the March of Dimes Greater Capital Divison will be heading off to the pokey Aug.

Music preview: Cohasset Bazaar & Music Festival kicks off Friday night

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:33 PM CDT

COHASSET -- Kick off the last full-month of summer this weekend at the 38th annual Cohasset Bazaar & Music Festival.

Music preview: Wayne Hancock brings juke joint swing to Chico

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:33 PM CDT

CHICO -- Wayne "The Train" Hancock is a Texas musician who has been steadily working the honky-tonk and juke joint scene for more than a decade.

North State Voices: Words solve problems better than bullets

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:54 PM CDT

"Use your words." When my daughter was a preschooler, her teachers taught children who were angry not to bite or hit but to speak, even if the only word they could say easily was "no.

North county home destroyed by fire

Posted: 31 Jul 2008 02:14 AM CDT

CHICO -- A home north of Chico near the Butte-Tehama county line was destroyed by flames Wednesday morning in a blaze investigators said was sparked by a smoldering mattress.

North county home engulfed in flames

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:57 PM CDT

CHICO -- A home north of Chico near the Butte-Tehama county line was destroyed by flames Wednesday morning in a blaze investigators said was sparked by a smoldering mattress.

Poker champ to come to Oroville for tournament

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:57 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- World Series of Poker Champion Jerry "The Shadow" Yang will be participating in a poker tournament to aid local fire victims Saturday afternoon at Gold Country Casino.

Robber hits Oroville store

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:12 AM CDT

OROVILLE — A short, thin robber, who was armed with a phony gun, stuck up an Oroville convenience store just after 11:30 p.

Teachers learn the right moves for P.E. classes

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:57 PM CDT

PARADISE — When disco music blasted in the gym at Pine Ridge School Tuesday morning, a few dozen teachers giggled.

Tehama undersheriff hurt in motorcycle crash

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:57 PM CDT

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. — Tehama County Undersheriff Dennis Garton was hurt in a motorcycle crash Friday, leaving him with numerous injuries but in stable condition, according to Sheriff Clay Parker.

Theater briefs

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 PM CDT

Big Bad Wolf stands trial CHICO -- The "Rising Stars" will perform "The Big Bad Wolf," a howling courtroom comedy, this weekend at Chico Theater Company.

Theater review: Hocks Unlimited players present melodrama

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:33 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- "The Shame of Tombstone Or Dirty Work in the Lucky Cuss," the 34th presentation of Hocks Unlimited, opened July 25 at the Oroville Monday Club.

Theater review: Oregon Shakespeare Festival plays focus on honor, values

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 07:32 PM CDT

ASHLAND -- Family values and honor from ancient Rome to contemporary times highlight the final three plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Ore.

What you need to know about the Humane Society

Posted: 30 Jul 2008 10:55 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.

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