Saturday, August 02, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

80 on 08-08-08

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — Bob Swenson calls his 80th birthday "a strange juxtaposition of numbers." At the very least, it's a fun coincidence.

A first time swim at One-Mile

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:24 AM CDT

Sydnee Dacy, 4, of Cottonwood swims with her water wings in Sycamore Pool at One-Mile Recreation Area earlier this week, when she and her Mom and Dad, Tara and Kent Dacy, came to Chico to check out Bidwell Park, which they had heard much about but

Correction for August 2

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

In the Friday story on Page C1 about prep athletes moving on to play sports in college, one athlete was misidentified.

Daily Planner: August 2

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Events FARMERS MARKET: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. East Second and Wall streets, Chico. Drawing 11 a.m. 893-3276.

Early traffic: Things looking good

Posted: 01 Aug 2008 10:03 AM CDT

Motorists can expect roads as clear as the skies this morning. As of 8 a.m., no traffic collisions have been reported in Butte or Glenn counties, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Editorial: Hits and misses - Our take on the week in news

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

HIT — A little competition is always a healthy thing for consumers, which is why we're pleased to see a Chico man open an electric-car dealership.

Enloe notified of two-day strike by SEIU

Posted: 01 Aug 2008 08:51 PM CDT

CHICO -- Service workers have told the administration at Enloe Medical Center they will hold a two-day strike.

Enloe service workers call two-day strike

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO -- The union representing service workers at Enloe Medical Center plans a strike on Aug. 12 and 13.

Erosion next potential threat to fire victims

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

MAGALIA -- When the winter months hit Butte County, victims of the recent wildfires could experience a whole new set of problems.

Fire base moving

Posted: 01 Aug 2008 12:04 PM CDT

While the Butte Lightning Fire Complex is officially contained, work on the massive fires is expected to continue for weeks to come, as a result the base camp for the operation is being moved.

Fire cleanup starts next week, with property entry forms due by Tuesday

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Starting Monday, contractors working for Butte County and the state Department of Toxic Substance Control will begin the assessment and cleanup of asbestos and household hazardous waste in the Concow area.

From the Pulpit

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Chico services today: Calvary Chapel of Chico, 1888 Springfield Drive: "Upon This Rock," part 3, from Pastor Sam Allen; 6 p.

Goodenbour to leave Chico State for UC Irvine

Posted: 01 Aug 2008 08:22 PM CDT

CHICO — Bob Olson, the associate athletics director at UC Irvine, told the Enterprise-Record this evening that Molly Goodenbour, head coach of the Chico State women's basketball team for the past two seasons, has accepted the head coaching job

Goodenbour to leave Wildcats for UC Irvine

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — After leading the Chico State women's basketball team to its highest win total ever, coach Molly Goodenbour appears to be leaving the Wildcats for UC Irvine.

He salutes you

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Chico's new Fire Chief James Beery salutes outgoing Chief Steve Brown at the Fire Training Center on Friday.

Helicopter rescue follows nude visit to former officer's home

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

ELK CREEK — After driving her vehicle into a remote area of Mendocino National Forest and getting stuck there, a Modesto woman was rescued Thursday evening by Glenn County sheriff's officers and a California Highway Patrol helicopter.

Historic fence panels stolen at Oroville Cemetery

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- One night this week, someone slipped into the Oroville Cemetery and stole two panels of fencing that have a historical value much greater than the thieves probably thought.

Late gaffes cost Bicknell, Outlaws

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — Greg Bicknell midway through June identified winning 10 games on the mound this season as a casual goal he wouldn't mind specifically accomplishing.

Legislator looks at special fund for fire prevention

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

SACRAMENTO -- With California wildfires ravaging the state and millions of dollars being poured into firefighting efforts, one California legislator thinks she has a solution to help fund future protection and prevention efforts.

Letter: Claim of bigotry sounds libelous

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Thanks to our Constitution's First Amendment guaranteeing free speech, everyone has the right to his own opinion.

Letter: Community policing takes leadership

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

I applaud the Paradise city manager for holding a "community policing" forum. As a retired law enforcement professional I can assure you that it is critical that police agencies work very closely with community.

Letter: Party co-planner deserves credit

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

I want to thank the Oroville Mercury-Register for its coverage of the 50th anniversary party given for Don and Joyce Lindhorst on Saturday, July 19.

Letter: Remember, the people are in charge

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Were it possible to compare an editorial to a musical piece, the E-R's July 4 "The governed take precedence" would rank right up there with Schubert's Unfinished Symphony.

Lifestyle Rx: Misunderstood starch is really a superstar

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Diabetes is a frightening disease that is heading toward epidemic proportions in people today as they age.

Local business hopes to raise $10,000 for fire victims

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — As an effort to assist fire victims, local Internet company Improvement Direct will conduct a fundraising campaign for the American Red Cross from Aug.

Oroville man injured in hit-run accident

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

YUBA CITY — An Oroville motorcycler was in critical condition Friday in a Roseville hospital after being the victim of a hit-run accident.

Outlaws Notebook: Sheridan looks to show well against old mates

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 04:55 AM CDT

CHICO — Proving further that even the individualistic world of minor league baseball is able to provide a college fraternity feel, members of the Orange County Flyers contingent upon arriving at Nettleton Stadium on Friday for the series

Religious Briefs

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — Proceeds from a yard sale from 6:30 a.m. to noon today at the Second Baptist Church, 1053 Ohio St.

Senior Planner

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CARD Senior Programs: Community Center, 545 Vallombrosa Ave., 895-4711; Dorothy Johnson Center, 775 E.

What goes around comes around for Miller at SDS

Posted: 02 Aug 2008 02:07 AM CDT

CHICO — Brett Miller got a profitable return from the karma department Friday night. Quickly. The Chico driver, whose team was part of the Kids' Night promotion at Silver Dollar Speedway, had been making news all week with his team's pledge to


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