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Sunday, August 17, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

'Hot Disc' spins during Frisbee tournament

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

CHICO — It was a typical hot summer day, but that didn't stop more than 500 Ultimate Frisbee players from once again taking over the fields at Community Park on Saturday.

All About Us: "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" and memories of now

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:38 AM CDT

Our family loves music. We listen to all varieties and like most people, we like some types more than others.

Bay to Bay, Chico's Rodgers came to play

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:39 AM CDT

Leslie Montgomery, of Concord (left) and Allie Levy, of Brentwood (right) root for Aaron Rodgers. (Jason Halley/Staff Photo)

City Council asked to pass resolution regarding impeaching Bush, Cheney

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

CHICO — A group of residents want the Chico City Council to back up their request to impeach the president and vice president.

Clothing spree fits kids for school

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

CHICO — Not having a dad, eleven-year-old Alex Duitsman is used to shopping for back-to-school clothes with his mom.

Comfort food: GRUB sprouts local-food niche

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

CHICO — Hard work and a commitment to a local food movement have inspired leaders of a nonprofit group called GRUB, or Growing Resourcefully Uniting Bellies.

Daily Planner: August 17

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:39 AM CDT

Events CHICO NATURAL FOODS POTLUCK: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 1078 Gallery. SEED COLLECTING: 10 a.m.-noon. Riparia, 2314 1/2 Estes Road (follow Normal Avenue south and keep going).

Daily Planner: August 18

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:39 AM CDT

Performances PARADISE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: United States Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Airforce Base will perform a band concert.

Durham worried about fourth-fifth grade class

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

DURHAM — Some students at Durham Elementary School may not know exactly where they will be spending the year until days after classes begin.

Editorial: Hearing is incredible waste of time and money

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

Elsewhere in today's newspaper, you will find a story about the Chico City Council holding a hearing Tuesday to consider passing a resolution backing the impeachment of President George W.

Flashbacks From Here and There: A tough teacher

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:39 AM CDT

NEW YORK CITY, 1947 — Working for the Associated Press, I couldn't wait for my shift to be over so that I could hurry to the salon of the renowned fencing teacher Italo Santelli, a tough master.

Four E-R employee youth awarded school grants

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:38 AM CDT

CHICO — Four young scholars on their way to college have been named as 2008 recipients of the Scudder-Singleton Scholarship Grant.

Fruits, veggies walk the walk, dance the dance

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:39 AM CDT

CHICO — While a group of nutrition educators munched on healthy lunches at the Enloe Conference Center, fruits and vegetables danced for them.

Hogge wins Late Models main event

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

Chico's own Richard Papenhausen tasted success Saturday night at Silver Dollar Speedway as the local ambassador of Late Model racing.

It could be your turn ... a call for All About Us writers

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:38 AM CDT

It might just be your turn to tell stories about your family in the next round of All About Us columns beginning in September.

Letter: Citizen input into General Plan a farce

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

The city has gone to considerable expense to create an aura of community participation in the current General Plan update.

Letter: Course means a lot to the community

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

I am very worried about the possibility of closing the disc golf course in upper Bidwell Park. Disc golf is a huge part of my life and one of the main reasons that I enjoy living here in Chico.

Letter: Disc golf in park has many benefits

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

The benefits of disc golf are many and the costs in comparison to these benefits are small. The following is brief example of some reasons thousands of cities across America and the world have invested in this sport: Economic: Low-cost

Letter: Lawsuits damage communities

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

Many environmental groups have narrow-gauge thinking and wear blinders to keep out images of the real world.

Letter: Save historic wagon ruts

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

In 2004, Bob Foster, regional head of California Parks and Recreation, was asked to survey our unique cultural source, the wagon ruts and the resource's setting, Humboldt Road and the rock wall.

Letter; Spend money on police, not leaves

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

The city's Internal Affairs committee recently debated a staff proposal to reduce $25,000 from its budget by eliminating leaf pickup for multifamily residential properties.

Local briefs

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

East First Avenue offramp closed Monday night CHICO — The East First Avenue northbound offramp from Highway 99 will be closed Monday night to aid construction of a retaining wall that will support a wider ramp.

Nor Cal's prodigal son: Rodgers not welcomed by 49ers

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

SAN FRANCISCO — Running onto Bill Walsh Field with his Green Bay Packer teammates and pointing at his family in the stands, Aaron Rodgers was, for about 10 seconds, welcome as the native Northern California boy come home at Candlestick Park on

Passing notes in class always carried an element of danger

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

Way before I fully understood that girls weren't boys with long hair, I had already discovered there was something special and enticing about that half of the species.

Path reconstruction to make walk to school less muddy

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

CHICO — Recreation officials hope the reconstruction of a pathway through a west Chico park will make it easier for students of nearby Emma Wilson School to walk to class.

Patrick Kinmartin's column 'Simply Golden': Their rookie way of learning is the most beneficial available

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

This wasn't a case of John Hattig looking like a modern-day Babe Ruth standing in the batter's box. But keep in mind that Mac Nelson is 22 years old, was pitching as a professional for the first time and has been interested enough in major league

People on the Street

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

Would you ever consider running for public office? Asked Thursday at the Chico library. Marc Frank Student, Chico I don't think I would.

Phelps passes Spitz in Olympic gold medal wins

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

BEIJING (AP) — Cheering from the pool deck, Michael Phelps won his record eighth gold medal of the Beijing Games today to become the grandest of Olympic champions.

Roadwork roundup

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

Here are some current north state road projects. New items are marked with bullets. Highway 99 SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 149: From Dry Creek to Hamilton Slough, intermittent lane closures can be expected 7 a.

Scorpions score early, beat Chico

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

CHICO — Just as clutch performances in big games and consistent effectiveness were keystones in Scott Navarro's Chico Heat term, wayward beginnings in each start are becoming a theme in the rebirth of his career with the Chico Outlaws.

Solitude gets tougher to find

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:37 AM CDT

Summer's over. The calendar doesn't say so, but Chico Unified School District says it is. As our family settled back into school mode last week, I took stock of a summer that seemed to literally go up in smoke.

The Bookshelf: "Manfish: a Story of Jacques Cousteau"

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:39 AM CDT

There once was a man who wished he could breathe underwater and he found a way to make it so. "Manfish: a Story of Jacques Cousteau" by Jennifer Berne shares Cousteau's love of the ocean with readers through words and pictures.

Voters in Glenn County to fill city, county, school board seats

Posted: 17 Aug 2008 02:40 AM CDT

WILLOWS — As of late Wednesday, filing to run for office is closed and races headed for the ballot are set for the Nov.

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