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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

147 killed in plane crash at Madrid airport

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 01:16 PM CDT

MADRID, Spain (AP) — A Spanish emergency rescue official says there are only 26 survivors after an airliner with 173 people aboard crashed on takeoff from Madrid's airport.

Afternoon fires near Paradise suspicious; possible suspect described

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 08:57 PM CDT

PARADISE — Two suspicious fires broke out along Pentz Road south of Paradise just after 4 p.m., and officials have a good description of the man who may have started them.

Art Briefs

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:42 PM CDT

Garage sale benefits the 1078 Gallery CHICO -- A garage sale to benefit the 1078 Gallery will be held from 8 a.

Art feature: Sculpting without sight: Woman creates with clay

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:44 PM CDT

CHICO -- Sherri Fizer has a passion for making ceramics, but her favorite projects are her "praying people.

Briefs

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CHICO — A seventh annual summer blood and marrow drive Friday sponsored by BloodSource will collect blood, bone marrow and stem cell donations.

Buzz Art Gallery Listings: Aug. 21, 2008

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:40 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.

CARD sets Neighborhood Night Out at Oak Way Park

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CHICO — An evening designed to get families outside to play in a nearby park will be held Wednesday at Oak Way Park, at Eighth Avenue and Highway 32.

CHP offering child seat check

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CHICO — Parents with questions about the proper use of child safety seats can get free help from the California Highway Patrol Friday, simply by showing up at the Chico office on Fir Street.

Chico growth decision on tap at meeting

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

City planner Brendan Vieg said the ultimate goal of what will likely require two meetings is for the commission to pick one of three land use alternatives to study further.

Comedy gone afoul: Bruhn's provocative show gets poor reception

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:42 PM CDT

CHICO -- It was a bad night for Lonnie Bruhn. Bruhn, 36, performed at Lost on Main on Aug. 16 as part of his aptly titled, "Uncensored, Upfront and Honest" national comedy tour.

Cover story: Music review: Marcia Ball delivers sweet rhythm and blues

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:44 PM CDT

Festive. Sassy. Gritty. Soulful. The Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.'s Big Room hosted the fill-in-the-blank-fun-adjective Marcia Ball Band to a sold-out crowd Aug.

Daily Planner: August 21

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

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

Daily Planner: August 22

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

Events FREE WINE TASTING: 5-7 p.m. Music, food and wine at the 3rd Street Gallery's free wind tasting, hosted by Arc of Butte County and regional vineyards.

Entertainment Calendar for Aug. 21-Aug. 27

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:40 PM CDT

Thursday, Aug. 21 Music/Nightclubs COLUSA CASINO: Fast Forward. 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. JOHNNIE'S RESTAURANT, HOTEL DIAMOND: Solo piano with Gino Poli.

Fair off to a fun start

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

GRIDLEY -- Parents and grandparents strolled though the Butte County Fair with children in tow and in strollers Wednesday evening, taking advantage of the free admission on opening night.

Fall fashion guideline on a dime: The '80s make a comeback

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:42 PM CDT

CHICO -- Don't want to spend a fortune to look fresh and fun this fall? Follow these creative tips to find what's in style and you'll look great in no time, without robbing the bank.

Fires may be arson

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

PARADISE -- Two suspicious fires broke out along Pentz Road south of Paradise just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, and officials have a good description of the man who may have started them.

Glenn board increases fees, updates building codes

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

WILLOWS — The Glenn County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance that will align local building regulations to reflect the 2007 California Building Standards Code and raise permit fees and other construction-related

He Said, She Said movie review: 'Tropic Thunder' scores on the laugh front

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:45 PM CDT

"Tropic Thunder" stars Ben Stiller as an action movie star trying to re-vamp his career with a Vietnam war picture fraught with its own set of calamities.

Homes spared in south Chico fire

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

CHICO — At least two outbuildings and part of a field burned, but three homes were spared, as a fire broke out near the corner of Laurel and East 22nd streets just after 2 p.

Letter: Course removal would be a travesty

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

As someone who has been playing disc golf in upper Bidwell Park for over 10 years as both a Chico resident and someone living out of the area, I must say it would be extremely disappointing if the course was no longer allowed to be played.

Letter: Critical Park Commission vote Monday

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

The Chico public needs to know that on Monday the Park Commission stands ready to recommend the disc golf course be removed from upper Bidwell Park.

Letter: Replanted clear-cuts prone to fires

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

I explained to Mitchell that a problem arises when forest managers remove large trees from the forest and leave behind the small trees and logging slash.

Letter: Worthwhile activity endangered in Chico

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

It's not easy to find things for kids to do. I know this first hand. And as they grow up it becomes more and more difficult to find healthy and positive activities that are also inexpensive.

Lower drinking age won't help

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

A group called the Amethyst Initiative has enlisted college presidents to help guide the discussion about the drinking age.

Movie preview: AS Presents kicks off fall season with free 'Movie on the Lawn' Sunday evening

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:45 PM CDT

CHICO -- Grab those fold-up chairs and blankets and head to the George Petersen Rose Garden at Chico State University to enjoy one of Judd Apatow's latest flicks, "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," on Sunday.

Music preview: Brett Dennen plays at El Rey Theatre this month

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:44 PM CDT

CHICO -- Songwriter and singer Brett Dennen, whose artistry has been compared to the folk song singing greats of the '60s and '70s, arrives in Chico Aug.

Music review: Vans Warped Tour rocks with punk, pop, nerdcore hip-hop

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:45 PM CDT

MARYSVILLE -- Vans Warped Tour 2008 brought thousands to Marysville Saturday with more than 50 bands, from punk to pop to nerdcore hip-hop.

North State Voices: Friendship passes the test of time

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

"If you love something, set it free. If it comes back, it's yours. If it doesn't, it never was." — Author Unknown When I was a teenager, a poster with this quote hung in a prominent spot on my bedroom wall.

Outlaws' slide reaches six

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

LONG BEACH — These sixth losses of dreaded winless streaks haven't been sympathetic toward the Outlaws.

PUSD grievance will be heard before mediator

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

PARADISE — An outside mediator will be called in to help settle a complaint the Paradise Classified Employees Association filed against Paradise Unified School District in 2002.

School Time for August 21

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

Announcements Willows Intermediate School will hold a back-to-school event at 6:30 p.m. today. Back-to-school night will be held at Neal Dow School 6-7:25 p.

Testimony begins in Chico bar shooting

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- A jury heard the opening statements and testimony Wednesday by three witnesses in the trial of William Thomas Schmitz of Chico, who is accused of shooting Chad Wilson Keichler, also of Chico, in front of the Normal Street Bar on Oct.

The Biblio File: Roger Aylworth on the wonderful world of widgets

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:45 PM CDT

"When we were first married," longtime Enterprise-Record columnist Roger Aylworth writes, "Susan and I agreed on a division of labor.

The Pageant Theatre's early history

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:42 PM CDT

In the early l970s, Albert Mitchell, a documentary filmmaker, envisioned creating a movie theater to show films of more substance than were available locally.

Theater briefs

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:42 PM CDT

Fundraiser for Chico Theater Company CHICO -- Chico Theater Company's fifth annual fundraiser event will take place Aug.

Theater preview: 'Hair' celebrated with revival at Chico Cabaret

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:45 PM CDT

CHICO -- Chico Cabaret is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the original American tribal love-rock musical "Hair" with a revival of the Broadway smash hit opening tonight.

Traffic cool, but temperatures warming

Posted: 20 Aug 2008 10:11 AM CDT

As of 8 a.m. today there were no reported traffic problems in Butte or Glenn counties, but while the commute may be cool the temperatures are creeping higher.

Travis Souders: Wildcats see subtraction by Division

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:06 AM CDT

The dynasty is dying at Chico State. It isn't one program in particular. It's more like the idea in general.

US Rep. Tubbs Jones of Ohio dies after hemorrhage

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM CDT

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress and a strong critic of the Iraq war, died Wednesday after a brain hemorrhage, a hospital spokeswoman said.

What you need to know about the Humane Society

Posted: 21 Aug 2008 02:05 AM 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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