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Friday, September 05, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Butte County's most wanted

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Here are several people being sought by Butte County law enforcement agencies: David Montgomery Bowers The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking David Montgomery Bowers for a felony warrant charging him with failing to appear, violation of

Convicted embezzler receives six-year prison term

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE — An Orland woman was sentenced Tuesday to six years and four months in a state prison for embezzlement and evading state taxes, both felonies.

Correction

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

The photo caption that accompanied Wednesday's front-page story about low water levels at Lake Oroville misidentified the person pictured.

Daily Planner: September 5

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:07 AM CDT

Events WILD MOUNTAIN FAIRE MUSIC FESTIVAL, CONCOW: Three days of music, camping. Benefits Concow fire victims, Tzu Chi and other local organizations.

Dollansky a winner in Gold Cup prelim

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — To say that Craig Dollansky dominated on Thursday night at Silver Dollar Speedway would be an understatement.

Early-morning fire destroys Oroville apartments

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE — A fire in a Grand Avenue apartment complex early Thursday morning left two apartments destroyed and a third heavily damaged.

Editorial: Rodgers gives a reason to watch

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:07 AM CDT

It's the NFL's opening weekend, a sort of holiday for die-hard football fans. They're been waiting since February.

Ex-cheerleader coach sentenced to 90 days, 4 years probation

Posted: 04 Sep 2008 02:07 PM CDT

OROVILLE — A former cheerleader coach was sentenced today to 90 days in jail and four years probation on a felony child endangerment charge, after a plea bargain that helped her escape trial on child molestation and other charges.

Gang-shooting verdict means 62 years to life in prison

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE — A suspected gang member was convicted by a jury Thursday of the second-degree murder of a purported teenage rival in Oroville.

Glenn County confirms first cases of West Nile virus

Posted: 04 Sep 2008 02:23 PM CDT

WILLOWS — Two female residents of Glenn County were confirmed by health officials as the first cases of West Nile virus in the county this year.

Helicopter, team respond to flare-ups from lightning fires

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO -- For the last five weeks Cal Fire has been renting a helicopter in order to provide a quick response to flare-ups from the Butte Lightning Complex fires.

Herger calls McCain, Palin 'mavericks'

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Clearly, Wally Herger is enjoying the land of Garrison Keillor, where he is attending the Republican National Convention.

Large haul of processed pot found in abandoned vehicle

Posted: 04 Sep 2008 04:19 PM CDT

PASKENTA — The Glenn County Sheriff's Office Marijuana Eradication Team came upon a vehicle loaded with 130 pounds of processed pot Wednesday during an on-going investigation near the Mendocino National Forest.

Letter: Legislators should make sacrifices

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:07 AM CDT

Finely, Gov. Schwarzenegger is looking in the right direction. All California employees, except for firefighters, should take a 5 percent cut and all employees holding an office that required a vote should take a 25 percent cut in their wages.

Letter: Make changes to help the earth

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:07 AM CDT

If Maurice Picard (letters, Aug. 29) had done even the smallest amount of research about whether the melting of ice sheets increases sea levels, he would know that saltwater is denser than fresh water, that ice sheets are freshwater and displace

Letter: Men cut out of the loop

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:07 AM CDT

I read the story in the Enterprise-Record about the lack of men volunteering to become big brothers, thus leaving many youths without mentors.

Letter: Young generation spoiled by luxuries

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:07 AM CDT

Air conditioning! All of the complaints you hear, when it isn't working. I think back to my young years and wonder how we survived even without a fan.

Local Roundup: Wildcats stage comeback, but fall short

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

A second-half comeback from the Chico State women's soccer team went for naught Thursday in a 3-2 loss to St.

Local briefs

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

$530,000 in pot found in vehicle PASKENTA — During an on-going investigation Wednesday, the Glenn County Sheriff's Office Marijuana Eradication Team came upon a vehicle loaded with 130 pounds of processed pot near the Mendocino National

Mars comes to Oroville

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

The Martin Mars, a huge seaplane-turned airtanker for firefighting operations, sits on Lake Oroville after landing there Thursday evening.

Nome Cult walkers to be honored at potluck

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — A group of walkers will leave Chico Sunday to retrace the forced relocation of hundreds of Indians from Butte County to a reservation in the coast ranges in 1863.

Paradise ex-cheerleader coach sentenced

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- A former cheerleader coach was sentenced to 90 days in jail and four years probation, and was also sternly warned any violation of her probation will send her to state prison and force her to register as a sex offender.

Planning Commission denies Chico Volkswagen expansion

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO -- A proposed expansion of Chico Volkswagen received a no vote Thursday night from the city's Planning Commission.

Police report for Sept. 5

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:20 AM CDT

The following property crimes were reported recently to the Chico Police Department:

Rosedale, Citrus schools make huge test score gains

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

School officials around Butte and Glenn counties are poring over numbers again, as they study the Accountability Progress Report released Thursday by the California Department of Education.

Second-degree murder verdict reached in Oroville gang shooting

Posted: 04 Sep 2008 03:31 PM CDT

OROVILLE — A second-degree murder verdict was handed down this morning in a gang-related shooting last year in Oroville.

Sow There! Now is the time to plant seeds

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:07 AM CDT

It was about this time last year that I planted foxglove seeds. I tend to use peat pellets in a pie tin, sprinkle the tiny seeds on the surface of the soil (they need light to germinate), and wrap in plastic wrap.

Steve Carson's 'Outdoors' column: Lake Oroville remains open with good fishing, challenging launching

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Despite rumors to the contrary, Lake Oroville is not closed due to near record-low water levels. Boat launching does continue to be a challenge, noted Fil Torres at Oroville Outdoors.

West Nile virus strikes Glenn County residents

Posted: 05 Sep 2008 02:08 AM CDT

WILLOWS — West Nile virus has infected an eastern Glenn County child and a Hamilton City woman, who are the first confirmed cases of the year in the county, according to health officials.

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