Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

'Chico, Circus Town' is theme of Chico Museum exhibit

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

CHICO — "Chico, Circus Town" featuring the Grace and Arvel Allread circus collection, will open Saturday at Chico Museum, 141 Salem St.

Arrest made in beating after bar tiff Sunday

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

CHICO — The victim of an assault at West Fifth and Ivy streets Sunday night remains in critical condition at Enloe Medical Center, while the man who allegedly attacked him has been arrested.

Buzz preview: He Said, She Said movie review: 'City of Ember' offers message with fun sci-fi film

Posted: 14 Oct 2008 06:56 PM CDT

"City of Ember" is the story of two teenagers who have to figure out how to escape from a dying underground city 200 years after a nuclear war.

Club initiates Torres Shelter challenge

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

CHICO — A service club has voted to donate $2,000 to the financially strapped Torres Shelter and is challenging other groups to follow suit.

Community Roundup: Kludt, Schafer stand out in World Senior Games cycling

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:42 AM CDT

Teresa Kludt finished second overall in the Division I (Expert) age 50-54 class at the Huntsman World Senior Games cycling competition, while Walt Schafer tied for second overall in the Division II (Experienced) 65-69 age class.

Cops: Kin incinerated mom, kept checks

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

CORNING — Wearing a necklace adorned with a piece of bone thought to be from her mother's skull, a Corning woman collected her deceased mother's retirement and Social Security checks for the last 11 months after cremating the 84-year-old in

DA: Driver in deadly bus crash wasn't intoxicated

Posted: 14 Oct 2008 07:20 PM CDT

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Toxicology tests show that the driver of a charter bus that crashed on a rural Northern California road, killing nine, was not drunk or on drugs at the time, prosecutors said today.

Daily Planner: October 15

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Community NORTH VALLEY FARMERS MARKET: 7:30 a.m.-noon in the parking lot of North Valley Plaza Mall on Pillsbury Road off of East Avenue.

Daily Planner: October 16

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Events ARTIST RECEPTION: noon-2 p.m. Coyote Art Gallery, Butte College. Artist Roger Robin Ekins will give an informal talk at 12:30 p.

Editorial: Bonds make problems worse

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Our view: High-speed rail, children's hospitals, alternative-fuel vehicles and police funding are all great causes the state budget can't afford right now.

Glenn County Fair officials extend contest deadline

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

ORLAND — Glenn County Fair officials extended today's deadline for its theme contest to noon Tuesday.

Glenn County's most wanted

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Here are several people being sought by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office: William C. Oltjenbruns The Glenn Sheriff's Office is seeking William C.

Gridley residents arrested for allegedly trying to steal walnuts

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

MARYSVILLE — Ten Gridley residents are under arrest for allegedly picking and attempting to steal $2,000 worth of walnuts from a Yuba County orchard Sunday.

LA fire consumes 10,000 acres

Posted: 14 Oct 2008 10:41 AM CDT

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County fire officials say the Porter Ranch wildfire in the San Fernando Valley doubled in size overnight and now stands at nearly 10,000 acres.

Letter: Marriage must remain sacred

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

God blessed the first marriage between a man and a woman, in the Garden of Eden. Jesus at a wedding between a man and a woman at Cana, in Galilee, turned water into wine.

Letter: Money drives the 'Straight Talk Express'

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

John McCain's "Straight Talk Express" is being powered by an exclusive group of corporate lobbyists, executives and fundraisers who are shaping his policies and hoping to invade the White House if he became president.

Letter: No room for lies in presidential race

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

The letter submitted by Wanda J. Alexander purporting a close relationship between Barack Obama and Raila Odinga of Kenya is listed in Snopes.

Letter: Read up before the election

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

I would like to suggest two books for all voters to read before this November's election. First, you need to know many of the facts about Barack Obama, so read Jerome R.

Letter: Religion, politics an unfortunate mixture

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Truth and transparent government are the first casualties in the wedding of politics and religion. Recent "Pulpit" columns in the Mercury-Register strengthen this assertion.

Letter: Voters, not judges, should have last word

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

It's absolutely mind boggling to witness how the state Supreme Court recently threw our voice and vote away.

Letter: Walker's record inspires confidence

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:36 AM CDT

I am proud to support Jim Walker for Chico City Council. Jim and I have served together on the Bidwell Park and Playground Commission for the past six years.

Local Roundup: Chico State women's golf team finishes sixth

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:42 AM CDT

The Chico State women's golf team finished sixth Tuesday in a two-day, 10-team field at the 15th annual Western Washington Invitational in Bellingham, Wash.

New lifesaving device works first time out for Chico fire crew

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

CHICO — A Fire Department crew got a chance to use a recently acquired piece of lifesaving equipment for the first time last weekend — and it worked.

Oroville Police Department gets $1,600 donation

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

OROVILLE — The Oroville Police Department received an anonymous $1,600 donation Monday to benefit the Shoes That Fit program.

People recovering from addictions to be celebrated Friday

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

OROVILLE — People who are working to free themselves from drug and alcohol addiction will be celebrated Friday.

Pot thefts by men in police uniforms spread to Yuba County

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

OREGON HOUSE — The theft of medical marijuana by two men impersonating law enforcement officers in northeastern Yuba County Sunday is remarkably similar to a pair of robberies recently in Butte County and one in Shasta.

Ridge council backs more escape routes, seeks National Guard help

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

PARADISE — The Paradise Town Council is asking the California National Guard to help build evacuation routes.

Santa Rosa man arrested on pot, weapons charges

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

BUTTE CITY — A Santa Rosa man who said he was going back to the Bay Area after helping a friend tend a medical marijuana grow in Berry Creek, was arrested Sunday night by Glenn County sheriff's deputies.

Seawolves capture title in Classic

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:42 AM CDT

Sonoma State finished under par for the second straight round to claim the InterWest Wildcat Classic team title Tuesday at Butte Creek Country Club in Chico.

Sidelines: Kitayama fourth on Junior Tour

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:42 AM CDT

Chico's Kurt Kitayama placed fourth in the boys 14-18 division as the NCGA Junior Tour made its East Bay stop at Poppy Ridge Golf Course on Sunday in Livermore.

Sky and roads both clear

Posted: 14 Oct 2008 10:18 AM CDT

Both the weather and the traffic were looking good as of 8:15 a.m. today. The California Highway Patrol reports no significant incidents in Butte or Glenn county.

Starving Student: Signature Cafe at Safeway is a sure marketing bet

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Safeway Signature Café 1366 East Avenue Regular Hours: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. 899-2322 CHICO Corporate capitalism is really great.

Stocks turn lower as profit-taking sets in

Posted: 14 Oct 2008 01:55 PM CDT

NEW YORK — Wall Street turned lower Tuesday as investors examined the U.S. government's plans to spend $250 billion to buy stock in private banks and collected profits from the previous day's massive advance.

Sweet Basil & the Bee: Squashing the competition: Pumpkins and the Doomsday Seed Vault

Posted: 15 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

CHICO — Is it their wildly improbable orange color, their knobby voluptuous round shape, or their potential for magical transformation into a carriage or jack-o'-lantern that makes pumpkins so beguiling?


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