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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

All About Us: Read my bumper — small messages, big meanings

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

CHICO — I'm not a big fan of bumper stickers. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy reading about your honor student as much as the next person.

Author to sign books on reptiles Saturday

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

CHICO -- Chico Creek Nature Center will host a book signing and talk on the amphibians and reptiles of Bidwell Park Saturday, presented by author Jackson Shedd.

Bookshelf: "The Neddiad: How Neddie Took the Train, Went to Hollywood, and Saved Civilization"

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

What's this book about? Well, it's really just what the title says but much more than that, too. It's an exciting adventure from Chicago to Los Angeles in the 1940s with all kinds of crazy things happening in between.

Bratwurst grill, concert raises $16,000 toward new rescue truck

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- The Berry Creek Volunteer Fire Department raised about $16,000 toward a new rescue truck with the help of a 65-foot grill and the Sacramento-based alternative rock band Cake Saturday.

Butte defense stuffs CCSF

Posted: 19 Oct 2008 02:22 AM CDT

SAN FRANCISCO — Historical significance was clear when the Butte College football team knocked down NorCal Conference king City College of San Francisco on Saturday afternoon.

Children know how to force parents to speak the language

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

Raising children is an ongoing educational effort, but often it's the kids who are doing the teaching.

City hopes to scale back leaf pickup program to save money

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:37 PM CDT

CHICO -- Money may not grow on them, but city officials are eyeing the thousands of trees in Chico with a hope of saving some green.

Daily Planner: October 19

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

Performances LAXSON AUDITORIUM, CHICO STATE: 7:30 p.m. Irish music sensation Natalie MacMaster. Chico Performances.

Dinner in Magalia to help cancer patient

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

MAGALIA -- "Sunshine's Cancer Treatment Benefit Dinner" will be held Saturday to raise funds for a recently-diagnosed cancer patient.

Editorial: No troubles in Paradise

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

Our view: Despite the presence of a couple of impressive challengers, the three incumbents deserve re-election to the Paradise Town Council.

Flu clinic offered in Paradise

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

PARADISE -- Feather River Hospital's annual drive-through flu clinic will be Oct. 26 at the Paradise Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5720 Academy Drive.

Herger, Morris in TV debate Tuesday

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

REDDING — The two candidates for Congress from the 2nd District, Wally Herger and Jeff Morris, will engage in a debate that will be televised live on KIXE (Channel 9) Tuesday.

Highway 70 good place to avoid this week

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:37 PM CDT

JARBO GAP — Unless it's absolutely necessary, Highway 70 through the Feather River Canyon will be a good place for motorists to avoid next week.

Installation of sewer monitors begins Monday

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

CHICO -- New sewer monitoring technology will allow Chico to keep a better eye on its sewer system and better plan ahead, interim Assistant City Manager Dennis Beardsley said Friday.

Lassen Park entering prescribed burn season

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

LASSEN PARK — Lassen Volcanic National Park is planning to conduct two prescribed burns and ignite numerous burn piles throughout the park this fall.

Letter: Don't mess with the constitution

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

The California Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry under the California constitution.

Letter: Follow the money when you hear the ads

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

In addition to her progressive credentials, I'm endorsing Ann Schwab because she is so accessible. Ann always has the time to listen to your concerns.

Letter: Herger loses debate

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

During the debate at the Chico City Council on Oct. 9, Wally Herger was asked about his record of voting with George Bush 95 percent of the time.

Letter: More rice variety means more profit

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

On Monday, the Nobel Foundation announced that Paul Krugman won the 2008 Nobel Prize in economics "for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic activity.

Letter: Oppression won't fortify my marriage

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

Marriage, an old and revered institution, has undergone many changes over time. There was a time when young girls were betrothed to men four times their age, for reasons of increasing family ties and status.

Letter: Research is a great idea

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:37 PM CDT

In response to Sally Canfield Coupe's Oct. 10 letter, I agree with the sentiment in her letter that voters should research and educate themselves about whom and what they choose to support and vote for.

Local roundup: Wildcat volleyball whacks Lumberjacks

Posted: 19 Oct 2008 02:22 AM CDT

Lindsay Macias recorded a match-high 13 kills and also had 13 digs to lead the Chico State volleyball team to a three-game sweep of Humboldt State on Saturday night in Arcata, 25-19, 25-20, 25-20.

Local teacher strives to inspire future scientists

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

CHICO -- The work of one Chico Junior High School science teacher will not only help her students learn, but will also expand others' education, add to her own resources and contribute to the world's body of knowledge.

Officials probe fire at ridge school

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

MAGALIA -- A fire on the grounds of Pine Ridge School prompted an investigation by a county arson squad Friday.

On Foot: Coyote sighting a first, but not uncommon

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

CHICO — It's that time of year in Bidwell Park when the grape vines are getting a head start turning a vibrant red, long before the others leaves begin their winter process.

Orland council to discuss appointment of city manage

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

ORLAND — After several months of searching, the Orland City Council may finally appoint a new city manager.

People on the Street

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

Why vote? Asked Thursday in downtown Chico. Kay Schenk Computer programmer, Chico Because it's the right thing to do and I don't want someone else making decisions for me.

Picks of the day

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

The opening of Pumpkins in the Park at Riverbend Park in Oroville on Saturday drew pumpkin-hunters and those who wanted to lose themselves in a hay maze.

Road work roundup

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

Here are some current north state road projects. New items are marked with bullets. Chico HIGHWAY 99 — At East First Avenue, the northbound offramp will be closed 10 p.

Roadrunners notebook: Cowan could appreciate big win

Posted: 19 Oct 2008 02:22 AM CDT

SAN FRANCSICO — Not even a full week has passed since the namesake for the Butte College football team's campus stadium passed away and already the Roadrunners have the type of exhilarating victory John Cowan always embraced.

Roadrunners' defense stops Rams, Butte still undefeated

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 08:58 PM CDT

SAN FRANCISCO — For the first time in college football's modern era, the Butte College football team won a game at City College of San Francisco's hallowed on-campus stadium this afternoon by beating the Rams 28-14 in a crucial NorCal

Time for Sutter Buttes calendar

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

A rare, inside look at the Sutter Buttes is recorded in The Middle Mountain Foundation's 2009 calendar, featuring photos taken from every angle of the world's smalllest mountain range.

Unthinkable journey: Relatives face accused slayer in court

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:35 PM CDT

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final story in a three-part series. WILLOWS -- On Sept. 11, a quiet drama played out in a Quincy courtroom, where a grieving Willows couple and a Chester mom quietly faced the young man accused of killing their children.

Wal-Mart seeks growth in 'small-town' China

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:37 PM CDT

LOUDI, China — Maoming, Wuhu and Loudi. They're Chinese cities so far in the boonies that Lonely Planet doesn't even bother to mention them in its popular travel guide.

Want to be a columnist?

Posted: 18 Oct 2008 11:36 PM CDT

The glamorous life of a newspaper columnist could be yours. Learn how to anger thousands of people with one adjective.

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