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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Art, athletics and the Olympic spirit

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:18 PM CDT

In South Africa, "Ubuntu" is a Xhosa word that essentially means, "I am a person through other persons; my humanity is tied to yours.

Artist combines inspirations from Australia to Oroville

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:18 PM CDT

OROVILLE — Christine MacShane-Henry has been painting for more than 30 years and is emerging as one of northern California's artists on the rise.

Artists sought for Enloe arts panel project

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:18 PM CDT

Enloe Medical Center is seeking artists for its public art panels project for the Enloe parking structure.

Biblio file: Teardrops on parade from local photographer/writer

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:18 PM CDT

Chico's Doug Keister has a thing for "classic recreational vehicles"; his previous books include "Ready to Roll," "Silver Palaces" and "Mobile Mansions," all dealing with one form or another of vacation trailer.

Buzz Art Gallery Listings: Aug. 14, 2008

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:18 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.

Chico man rolls car on I-5; can't remember crash

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 06:59 PM CDT

WILLIAMS — A man who rolled his car multiple times on Interstate 5 this afternoon reportedly suffered a severe head wound that left him with no memory of the crash.

Cover story: Albino! brings Afrobeat to Chico

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:18 PM CDT

"People definitely shake it," said Albino! band's co-founder Nathan Endsley of typical audience reaction to the sounds and sights of the 10-member Afrobeat assemblage from San Francisco.

Daily Planner: August 14

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

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

Daily Planner: August 15

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

Events 22ND ANNUAL CAR AND MOTORCYCLE SHOW, WILLOWS: First of two days in downtown. 5-10 p.m. show and shine, a barbecue, a cruise.

Driver pleads not guilty in fatal highway crash

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- Prosecutors said Wednesday initial tests showed an alleged wrong-way driver had nearly three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system when he crashed into two vehicles on Highway 99 near the Esplanade last week, killing a popular

Editorial: School's back, ready or not

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

It's hard to believe school started this week — before the middle of August, before the local colleges even start, in the midst of a typical summer heat wave.

Environmental council's lawsuit over test wells rejected

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

WILLOWS -- The Butte Environmental Council did not persuade a Glenn County Superior Court judge Wednesday to require more environmental review for a project by Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District to pump seven test wells into deep aquifers in Butte,

Fire protection not easily obtained

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

CHICO -- There's no simple way to guard against wildfires in California, conservationists say. Politicians who call for firing a magic bullet, such as thinning the forests, are simply grandstanding, said Paul Mason, deputy director of the Sierra

Gunman convicted in Palermo killing

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

OROVILLE — It took a little over four hours Wednesday for a Butte County jury to convict a Palermo man of the premeditated, first-degree murder of a teenager in 2006.

Hot, moist weather coming

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

Sizzlingly hot temperatures and relatively high humidity will combine to make the next few days uncomfortable.

Kindergartners wide-eyed for their first day of school

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

CHICO -- When Connie Adams' and Olympia Foster's students arrived for school just before noon Wednesday, the first day of school was well under way for others, but everything was new for these kindergartners.

Letter: Dead trees contribute to life of forest

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

I was disappointed in the letter that the logger wrote to E-R on July 31, "Get dead trees out of forest.

Letter: Salsa critic was late to the party

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

As manager of the Chico Certified Farmers Market, I am writing in response to Carol Dutcher's letter to the editor.

Letter: Thank God for Supreme Court

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

I read Jim Qualls' letter regarding the U.S. Constitution and respectfully disagree with his conclusions and statements.

Man who rolled car on I-5 left without memory of crash

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

WILLIAMS — A man who rolled his car multiple times on Interstate 5 Wednesday suffered a severe head wound that allegedly left him with no memory of the crash.

Movie Review: 'Pineapple Express' built for another audience

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:17 PM CDT

"Pineapple Express" stars Judd Apatow and James Franco as a stoner and his pot dealer who accidentally witness a murder, throwing them into adventure they never expected.

Music preview: 'Broken Strings III: The Bridge' concert in Paradise

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:18 PM CDT

PARADISE — "Broken Strings III: The Bridge," the third multi-genre concert produced by VOICE Magazine, will fill the Paradise Performing Arts Center with the sound of music Aug.

Music preview: Debut tour brings singer-song writer Alison Harris to The Crux

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:18 PM CDT

CHICO — Singer songwriter Alison Harris' warm alto voice will grace The Crux Art Collective Saturday when she performs songs from her debut folk album Smoke Rings the Sky, released on Omega Record Aug.

Obnoxious weather coming

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 10:33 AM CDT

Hot, humid, genuinely obnoxious weather is on the horizon. The National Weather Service forecasts that high temperatures will be at or above the century mark at least through the weekend.

Oroville class to reunite Sept. 6

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

OROVILLE — The Class of 1968 of Oroville Union High School will hold its 40th class reunion Sept.

Outlaws Notebook: The force could be with Luyben

Posted: 14 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — Slick defensive play and consistent .300 hitting is what pushed the Outlaws to acquire infielder Dan Luyben as part of their trade with the Edmonton Cracker Cats earlier this week that sent Golden Baseball League All-Star Jose Valdez

Palermo man convicted in slaying of teen

Posted: 14 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- It took a little over four hours Wednesday for a Butte County jury to convict a Palermo man of the premeditated, first-degree murder of a teenager in 2006.

Paradise Pow Wow back on for Aug. 23-24

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

PARADISE — The fires and resulting smoky conditions forced the Paradise Pow Wow in July to reschedule.

Performing arts briefs

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:17 PM CDT

Comedy show at Lost on Main CHICO — Lost on Main will host a comedy night featuring three stand-up acts including local and national talent.

Police say racing on wide Willows streets won't be tolerated

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

WILLOWS — An increase in reports of street racing and reckless driving has promoted Willows police to issue a warning that the negligent behavior won't be tolerated.

Retail sales drop for first time in 5 months

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- Retail sales delivered the weakest performance in five months in July as shoppers shunned autos while they paid more for gas.

School time

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

Announcements Oroville High School will have an orientation 8 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. today in the gym, for all in-coming freshmen.

School's on today in Hamilton City

Posted: 14 Aug 2008 12:16 AM CDT

HAMILTON CITY -- After a long special meeting Wednesday night, the Hamilton Elementary School District board voted to open school as scheduled today and appointed an interim superintendent.

Sidelines: Chico State men gain basketball transfer

Posted: 14 Aug 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Chico State men's basketball coach Greg Clink announced Wednesday that Sacramento native Zach Graves has transferred to Chico State from the University of Montana.

Silverman proves golden for Outlaws

Posted: 14 Aug 2008 02:09 AM CDT

CHICO — Count Bryan Silverman in as another poster boy in the minor league ranks for the value of mixing patience with preparation.

Stansbury Home social set

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

CHICO — The public can step back in time during the Stansbury Home's annual ice cream social Aug.

Student hit darting across The Esplanade

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

CHICO -- On Wednesday, the first day of classes, a 12-year-old Chico Junior High School student was struck by a car and suffered injuries when he emerged from a hedge and darted onto The Esplanade.

Tickets selling fast for Chico Performances' 27th season

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 04:17 PM CDT

CHICO — Be an early bird and buy your tickets now for all your favorite Chico Performances of the 2008-2009 season.

Victim of Colusa County crash identified

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 07:45 PM CDT

COLUSA — The driver killed in a fiery crash on Highway 45 near Grimes Monday night has been identified by the California Highway Patrol as Billie Cole, 42, of Fort Collins, Colo.

Victim of fiery Colusa County crash identified

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:45 PM CDT

COLUSA — The driver killed in a fiery crash on Highway 45 near Grimes Monday night has been identified by the California Highway Patrol as Billie Cole, 42, of Fort Collins, Colo.

Walking the best way to learn about cities

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 PM CDT

Walking has always been my instinctive mode of transportation. At the age of 3, when my mom thought I was playing outside of our house in Avenal, I walked a half-mile to the Co-op store where my dad worked.

What you need to know about the Humane Society

Posted: 13 Aug 2008 11:46 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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