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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

1 p.m.: Stocks plunge as bailout plan fails in House

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 03:14 PM CDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street has ended a stunning session with a huge loss, with the Dow Jones industrials plunging more than 735 points — their largest point drop ever — after the failure of the financial bailout plan in the House.

1:40 p.m.: Shocking defeat for economic bailout; record stock dip

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 03:50 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning vote that shocked the capital and worldwide markets, the House today defeated a $700 billion emergency rescue for the nation's financial system, ignoring urgent warnings from President Bush and congressional

2:30 p.m.: Driver trapped in Chico recreation district pickup after Highway 99 collision

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 04:54 PM CDT

CHICO — A man driving a Chico Area Recreation and Park District pickup was trapped inside the vehicle after a collision with a stopped semitrailer on Highway 99.

CARD employee critically injured in puzzling crash

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:46 PM CDT

CHICO -- A Chico Area Recreation District employee was in critical condition at Enloe Medical Center after ramming a district-owned pickup into the rear of a semitrailer on the shoulder of Highway 99 Monday afternoon.

Campus Clips

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:45 PM CDT

Here are short items about things happening at Chico State University and Butte College: American Visions grand opening The 24th annual American Visions Photography Competition will hold its grand opening reception at 5 p.

Candidates to air views at Paradise forum

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:45 PM CDT

PARADISE — Candidates pursuing positions on the Paradise Town Council and the Paradise Unified School District board of trustees will have a chance to convince voters of their merits at a candidates forum 7 p.

DUI targeted patrol sees significant results

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:45 PM CDT

California Highway Patrol officers made a significant amount of arrests Friday and Saturday nights during their increased patrol of driving-under-the- influence offenders.

Daily Planner: October 5

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

Community BLOOD DRIVE: Donor hours 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday. BloodSource, 555 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico. 893-5433.

Daily Planner: September 30

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

Events GLENN COUNTY REPUBLICANS — 7-4 p.m. Open House at Glenn County Republican Party Headquarters, 210 Walker St.

Downed power lines close Sixth and Cypress

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:08 AM CDT

Chico police and fire agencies are closing the intersection of East Sixth and Cypress streets because of downed power lines.

Ed Anderson's column 'Tee to Green': Martellaro dethrones Maderos at Butte Creek

Posted: 30 Sep 2008 12:26 AM CDT

Some records are not easily broken. Susan Martellaro kept Debbie Maderos from breaking Edna Mitchell's record of winning the Butte Creek CC Women's Club Championship for a total of 13 times by defeating Maderos in the 54-hole championship tournament.

Herger voted for bailout plan

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 03:38 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- Calling it an extremely tough vote to cast, Rep. Wally Herger, R-Chico, said he supported the $700 billion plan to bail out the nation's failing financial institutions.

Herger: Bailout vote one of toughest

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:46 PM CDT

WASHINGTON -- Wally Herger, who defines himself as a fiscal conservative, voted for a mammoth government spending bill Monday.

InnerView: Melissa Ramos takes charge at Chico library story time

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:42 PM CDT

CHICO — On any given day, Melissa Ramos can be found biking in Chico or bussing to Oroville, reading to children or to adults with her job at the Butte County Library.

Letter: Color of politics matters most

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

In a recent "Tell It to the E-R" comment headlined "Don't let us down now" an African-American caller asked all other African-Americans to vote for Barack Obama, based solely on his race.

Letter: Education helps stop pedophiles

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

Barack Obama wants to protect kindergartners from pedophiles by educating them about their rights and abilities to say no, to seek help from other adults and to report abuses.

Letter: Fair trade discussion should be simple

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

I want to thank the editorial board for elevating the issue of making Chico a Fair Trade Town to a communitywide discussion.

Letter: McCain proves his independence

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

John McCain has voted with his party 88 percent of the time during the current congress. Barack Obama voted with his party 97 percent of time in '07 and 96 percent of the time in '06.

Letter: McCain's hawkish tendencies alarming

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

John McCain was a prisoner of war when Americans learned of the My Lai massacre. In March 1968, an American army company entered the village of My Lai and slaughtered more than 300 unarmed children, women and elderly.

Letter: Seek answers on candidates

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

Question: What is the difference between a qualified vice presidential candidate and Sarah Palin? Hint:The answer has nothing to do with gender or family situation.

Letter: Stop hyphenating Americans

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

Recently, a caller to "Tell It to the E-R" characterized himself as an African-American. In addition to being divisive, the name is imprecise.

Letter: Talking won't calm a restless world

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

The best way to deal with savage, brutal and messianic revolutionary regimes led by men whose behavior is unfettered by even the smallest trace of a common morality is through talks, bans and self-disarmament.

Letter: Throw out the illegals

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

Should we reward the person or people who illegally come across our borders? No. Should we reward the person or people who illegally build and use a disc course in upper park?

Letter: Walker a seasoned problem-solver

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:41 PM CDT

Chico residents are fortunate this year to be able to choose from a number of outstanding candidates for City Council.

Local Briefs

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:45 PM CDT

Arson caused Oregon Gulch fire OROVILLE — The cause of a Sept. 17 wildfire has been deemed to be arson.

Local Roundup: Chico State golf team in fifth in Division II preview

Posted: 30 Sep 2008 12:26 AM CDT

The Chico State men's golf team stood in fifth place Monday after the first round of the NCAA Division II Preview in Blaine, Wash.

Man shot dead in his car identified

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 08:10 PM CDT

CHICO — The victim of a fatal car-to-car shooting Saturday at the corner of 20th Street and Park Avenue has been identified as Chico resident Shoua Her, 19.

On Foot: Centerville Flume offers an easy, curious walk

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:42 PM CDT

CENTERVILLE — I'm not the most sure-footed hiker in the world, as Thomas will attest when he helps me down a slippery hillside and I've placed the "death grip" on his hand.

Sidelines: Bauhs garners CCAA honors

Posted: 30 Sep 2008 12:26 AM CDT

Scott Bauhs of Chico State was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association's Male Runner of the Week for the week of Sept.

Train victim reportedly reclining on tracks

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:46 PM CDT

CHICO — A 20-year-old Chico State University student was reclining on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks "as if he was taking a rest" in the minutes before he was struck and fatally injured by a train at about 3:25 a.

U.S. Navy watches seized ship with Sudan-bound tanks

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:46 PM CDT

NAIROBI, Kenya — In all the recent pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia, never has there been one quite like the drama unfolding Monday: A cargo ship carrying 33 Soviet-era tanks has been hijacked, and U.

Victim of fatal shooting named

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:46 PM CDT

CHICO -- A man killed Saturday in a drive-by shooting at a busy Chico intersection, and a 17-year-old companion who was wounded, may have argued with another group at a Chico cultural festival minutes before the attack.

Weekend fires destroy home, burn wildland

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:45 PM CDT

OROVILLE — A fire started by a candle Saturday destroyed a million-dollar home near the Thermalito Diversion Pool.

Witness: Defendant claimed he saw his wife shot, thrown off roof

Posted: 29 Sep 2008 11:46 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- A woman who was living with Chico slaying suspect Clinton Egbert quoted him in court Monday as saying he had watched his wife get shot to death and thrown from a roof.

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