Friday, August 08, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Butte's most wanted for August 8

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

Here are several people being sought by Butte County law enforcement agencies: Michael David Hope The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Michael David Hope for felony warrants charging him with possession and transportation of a controlled

Craig Fire suffers blow-up

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

FEATHER FALLS — Smoke plumes shot into the sky Thursday morning as officials said a section of the Craig Fire, burning near Lake Oroville's Craig Saddle Recreation Area, made another run through dry vegetation.

Crash victim to be remembered at Thursday Night Market

Posted: 07 Aug 2008 04:56 PM CDT

CHICO — Amit Tandon, a local business owner and longtime vendor at the Thursday Night Market, will be remembered with a small memorial in his regular booth space tonight.

Crazy eights

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

Garret Fisher is likely to get eight presents for his birthday. That number, considered important enough by the Chinese to plan their Olympics around it, figures prominently in his life, as well.

Crowd learns about 'crisis intervention'

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:24 AM CDT

CHICO — More than 200 people heard Sam Cochran talk Thursday about the value of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training, which helps police deal with mentally ill people.

Daily Planner

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Friday Events ALTAR RUMMAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Parish Hall, A and Mill streets, Orland. Hosted by St.

Delta plan subject of Chico meeting

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

CHICO — The strategic plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will be the subject of a series of public meetings, including one in Chico.

Editorial: A change of heart on traffic calming

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

A few days ago, we passed through the intersection of Floral and Manzanita avenues in north Chico and thought, "What a great spot for a roundabout.

Ex-Chico State instructor's marijuana sales case resolved with plea bargain

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

OROVILLE — A former Chico State University instructor could face up to three years in prison, after pleading guilty in court Thursday to possession for sale of a large amount of marijuana.

Glenn supervisors may be talking layoffs

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

WILLOWS — Layoffs are over the horizon in Glenn County, or so members of the Board of Supervisors indicated this week in response to word of an estimated $1.

Hamilton City elementary school superintendent resigns

Posted: 07 Aug 2008 02:53 PM CDT

HAMILTON CITY — Superintendent Hector Gonzalez resigned from Hamilton Union Elementary School District Wednesday, just a week before school resumes.

Hamilton superintendent resigns from elementary school post

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

HAMILTON CITY — Hamilton Union Elementary School Superintendent and Principal Hector Gonzalez resigned Wednesday night after obtaining approval from three members of the school board at a special meeting.

Highway 99 accident

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

(Ty Barbour/Staff Photo)

Latest lightning fires contained

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

All 17 lightning fires cropping up Wednesday around Butte County have either been contained or burned themselves out, officials said.

Letter: It's time to drill

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Barack Obama has proposed a "Windfall Profits Tax" on the oil companies for five years to fund a one-time rebate of $1,000 for each American family.

Letter: Talk of restitution needed

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Recently in the news it has come to light that many home buyers in America were "tricked" by sleazy lending practices under the guise of "creative financing.

Letter: U.S. messed up in the Middle East

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Do you think it was fair for the U.N. to take land from the Palestinians to form a homeland for the Israelis?

Master Gardeners are there to help

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Butte County's Master Gardener Program is up and running, and several special question-and-answer days are planned at local nurseries.

Mosquito fogging planned tonight

Posted: 07 Aug 2008 04:38 PM CDT

The Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District plans to spray for mosquitoes tonight in broad areas that include Thermalito, Richvale, Nelson, Dayton, Nord and Hamilton City.

Olympic overlap: Beijing Games delayed on TV, live on Internet

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

BEIJING -- The opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics will be quite a sight, a glorious, colorful event made for big-screen viewing Friday night.

Outlaws Notebook: Outlaws' rivalry with Reno stays calm

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

CHICO — Familiarity hasn't quite bred contempt yet between the Chico Outlaws and Reno Silver Sox.

Outlaws bounce back with 11-0 win over Silver Sox

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — The bigger the lead, the harder it is to blow. That's what the Chico Outlaws learned Thursday night at Nettleton Stadium in an 11-0 thrashing of the Reno Silver Sox, the same team that fought back from deficits three times the night

Self-defense workshop tonight

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

CHICO — Azad's Martial Arts Family Center will conduct a free personal safety and self-defense workshop for kids and adults starting at 6 tonight.

Sidelines: Speedway hosts three divisions

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

The Feather Falls Casino Friday night points championship series is nearing completion, and tonight marks points race number 19 of 22 at Silver Dollar Speedway featuring the 410 winged sprint cars, dirt modifieds and nonwinged sprints.

Sow There: Climate envy is temporary

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

It's nice to get away for a while. It's also nice to be home. Driving the back roads from Chico always reminds me of why I choose to live in Northern California.

Steve Carson's 'Outdoors' column: New state record set for catfish

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

A new California state record for catfish was set last week at San Diego's Lake San Vicente. A monstrous 113.

Strike at Enloe called off for now

Posted: 07 Aug 2008 05:27 PM CDT

CHICO — Plans for a strike by service workers at Enloe Medical Center have been put on hold. After meeting with a mediator Wednesday, negotiators for the hospital and the union announced they had made progress and that the two-day strike would

Thomas Enloe's life celebrated

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

CHICO — Dr. Thomas S. Enloe Sr., the son of the founder of Enloe Medical Center, will be remembered at a celebration Saturday at the Chico hospital.

Trial begins for second defendant in Palermo slaying

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Jurors Thursday began hearing evidence against a second man accused in a fatal shooting nearly two years ago of an Oroville teenager inside a moving car.

Two workshops set

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

A workshop on seed collecting will take place Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at Riparia Farm, at the end of Normal and Estes.

Union calls off hospital strike in favor of talks

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

CHICO — It appears there won't be a strike at Enloe Medical Center next week after all. The union, which told Enloe it would strike for two days, has rescinded the strike order in favor of more bargaining.

Victim of fatal crash remembered at market

Posted: 08 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

CHICO -- Business owner and longtime Thursday Night Market vendor Amit Tandon, killed Wednesday in a vehicle crash, was remembered by friends and customers at a memorial set up in his regular booth space Thursday.


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