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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

1 p.m.: Stocks end lower amid mixed earnings reports

Posted: 21 Oct 2008 03:27 PM CDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is down again as investors worry that companies' forecasts for the fourth quarter and beyond signal little easing of the weakness gripping the economy.

Buzz preview: Paradise artist Frank Wilson paints natural world

Posted: 21 Oct 2008 06:32 PM CDT

PARADISE -- Paradise muralist, painter, illusionist and sculptor Frank Wilson recently said, "I'm going to need about 15 lifetimes to just scratch the surface of this area as an artist.

Chico City Council unanimously OKs Chico Volkswagen expansion

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 02:02 AM CDT

CHICO — A controversial expansion of Chico Volkswagen gained the unanimous approval of the Chico City Council Tuesday night.

Community Roundup: Chico Midgets finish season undefeated

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 02:02 AM CDT

The Chico Jaguar Midgets ended the regular season undefeated, beating Paradise 44-8 and winning the northern division for the second straight year.

Correction

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:39 AM CDT

In Tuesday's article about the Prius fundraiser to benefit high school programs, the president of Pleasant Valley High School Sports Boosters was misidentified and credit for bookkeeping given to the wrong organization.

Daily Planner: October 22

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:38 AM CDT

Events CHICO LIBRARY: 3-4 p.m. Local author Mike Graf to meet young readers ages 8-15 and talk about his book series on National Parks and others works in conference room of the library, 1108 Sherman Ave.

Daily Planner: October 23

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:38 AM CDT

Events FIRE SAFE EVENT: 10 a.m.-noon. Program: "Identify Fire Hazards Around Your Home and Chipper Program Kick Off" to improve fire safety.

Daughter allegedly kills mother in stabbing

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:40 AM CDT

OROVILLE — An Oroville resident was stabbed to death early Tuesday morning, allegedly by her daughter.

Daughter allegedly stabs mother to death in Oroville

Posted: 21 Oct 2008 02:06 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- An Oroville resident was stabbed to death early Tuesday morning, allegedly by her daughter.

Editorial: Logue, Nielsen best for Assembly

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Our view: Two experienced candidates are much better options than either of their opponents, who have never held an elected office.

Fireplace-use rules before air quality board

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:40 AM CDT

CHICO -- A decision is expected this week on a revised program aimed at reducing pollution from fireplaces and older woodstoves.

Five candidates compete for two school board seats

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:40 AM CDT

CHICO — A salesman, a business owner, a preschool programs coordinator and a school construction project manager are competing with the incumbent for two open seats on the Chico Unified School District board of trustees.

Glenn's Most Wanted

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:40 AM CDT

Here are several people being sought by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office: Shelby Michael Haney The Glenn Sheriff's Office is seeking Shelby Michael Haney for violation of probation on charges of possession of controlled substance.

I was simply appalled to open my Chico E-R to find the headline "Drunken driver placed on probation for fatal crash." I often read articles or letters that inspire to me to react in some way and just as often I get busy with my day and don't take the tim

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

—Patricia LaBreacht-Johansen, Chico

Letter: Cast vote against judicial tyranny

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Eight years ago California voters overwhelming declared we wish to reserve marriage exclusively for the union between a man and a woman.

Letter: Change not always for the better

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

There is a large constituency in this presidential election who are enamored of the vague promises of "hope" and "change.

Letter: Court was right on same-sex marriage

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

In response to Merle Loomis Thompson's letter: Marriage licenses have already been switched back to "bride" and "groom" in most counties.

Letter: Democrats taking U.S. on a left turn

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

After 40 years of liberal indoctrination in the schools, the ACLU, using the Constitution to destroy the Constitution, we may elect the first Marxist to the presidency.

Letter: Holcombe devoted to Chico

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Andy Holcombe has devoted his time and energy to important projects for local individuals and for the city of Chico.

Letter: If voters really want change ...

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Barack Obama is keen on change. In order to ensure that the Republicans never again get a majority in the Congress, all Obama needs to do on becoming president is to introduce five changes to be approved by a Democratic Congress: 1.

Letter: Judge's sentence took courage

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

The California Legislature determines the punishment for crimes. Troy Hovey's crime of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated permits a grant of probation without any limitations.

Letter: Low fees led to city budget problem

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

If you're truly a fiscal conservative, don't vote for Republicans Larry Wahl and Mark Sorensen for Chico City Council.

Letter: Proposition 8 a matter of equality

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

In recent weeks I have read many letters to the editor urging a "yes" vote on Proposition 8. One of the themes of these letters seems to be that the proposition will not take away any rights from domestic partnerships.

Letter: Proposition 8 ignores reality

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

As a young Californian, lesbian woman, and future mother I am deeply concerned about the ramifications Proposition 8 will have should it pass.

Letter: Proposition 8 is an economic issue

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Many of us think of marriage as legalized sex, but let's face it, we don't have to be married to have sex, both hetero or homo.

Letter: Prouty a strong communicator

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Recently a letter was printed in response to comments made by Jim Prouty, candidate for Oroville City Council, regarding the educational level of the citizens of Oroville.

Letter: Report on artsy race malicious

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

To have experienced such a thrilling event as the Chico Palio, and then to have a news writer infer that the horse was not artistic but just built to be light to win, is a travesty to the event itself and especially to the art community and young

Letter: Sarsour has right qualities for council

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

I've known Ali Sarsour for more than 30 years. During the entirety of that time he has steadily demonstrated a multidimensional and mature ability to: resolve problems, take advantage of opportunities, be the quiet spark for synthesis of opinion and

Letter: Schwab's love for Chico shows

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

Ann Schwab understands that a flourishing, strong and vibrant economy is ultimately based on the health of our local, regional and global ecosystems.

Letter: Theft at fire lookout despicable

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

The person or people who broke into the Sawmill Peak fire lookout tower qualify as truly despicable people.

Letter: Vote for Schwab is a wise investment

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

I believe supporting Ann Schwab for City Council is a valuable investment in Chico's future. I have known Ann for many years and watched her commitment and hard work for community improvements both from a business profit angle and a social service

Letter: Walker has the right seasoning

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

As the principal at Chico Senior High School in 1975, I knew Jim Walker as a successful student leader as well as an outstanding athlete.

Letter: Walker, a man of honesty

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

I was greatly surprised to read in the E-R that Dr. Jim Walker is running for the council office. It is an opportunity for me to be able to express my opinion about this fine gentleman.

Letter; Sarsour ready to shot on council

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:37 AM CDT

I have known Ali Sarsour for more than 25 years. In all of those years I have found him to be an honest, community-focused person.

Local Briefs

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:39 AM CDT

Willows woman resists arrest, vandalizes patrol car WILLOWS — A woman riding in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation Monday night was arrested by officers who suspected she had been drinking, a violation of her felony probation.

Local Roundup: Horan's first-place finish makes Wildcat winners

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 02:02 AM CDT

Getting three top-five finishes, including individual medalist winner Kevin Horan, the No. 9 Chico State men's golf team got some revenge at the Sonoma State University Invitational, winning the No.

Lookout Point visiting hours limited

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:39 AM CDT

OROVILLE -- Visitors to the newly created Lookout Point vista area, off the Skyway, will have to leave two hours after sunset and can't come back until one hour before sunrise.

Man jailed after shooting neighbor in face

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:40 AM CDT

BERRY CREEK — A man suspected of shooting a Berry Creek resident in the side of the face was arrested Monday evening, following the incident.

Narrowly focused ordinance aimed at offensive dogs, cats

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:39 AM CDT

OROVILLE — After several attempts beginning last year, the Butte County Board of Supervisors has passed an ordinance aimed at silencing noisy dogs and putting a stop to nuisance cats.

New experience -- leaves

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:40 AM CDT

Hosanna Patience of Chico enjoys watching 10-month-old son, Osiris Patience, as he gets acquainted with leaves of fall along East Second Street near Orient Street in downtown Chico Tuesday.

Oroville outgunned too early

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 02:02 AM CDT

OROVILLE — The crowd in Oroville High's gymnasium came to life in the third game Tuesday night, even though the hometown Tigers had already just lost the first two games and were trailing 12-10.

Poczobut named Orland city manager

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:39 AM CDT

ORLAND — A search that began last April ended Monday when Orland City Council approved the appointment of a new city manager.

Sidelines: Butte ranked No. 11 in nation

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 02:02 AM CDT

The Butte College football team is ranked No. 11 in the nation according to this week's JCGridiron.com Dirty 30 national junior college football rankings.

Starving Student: Feelings are mixed for Chico coffee house

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:38 AM CDT

CHICO — This column is due in an hour and a half and I can't maintain any kind of concentration whatsoever.

Sweet Basil and the Bee: Fujis are the darlings of fall

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:38 AM CDT

CHICO — Back in the days before Everything Was Available All The Time, apples were as sure a sign of autumn as pumpkins and colored leaves.

Torres shelter garnering financial support

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:39 AM CDT

CHICO -- The financially troubled Torres Shelter has been getting a lot of help, but still needs more, officials said Tuesday.

Two crashes reported within 90 minutes of each other on Palm Avenue

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 12:39 AM CDT

CHICO — Two accidents within 90 minutes of each other slowed traffic Tuesday on usually quiet Palm Avenue, west of Mangrove Avenue.

Wildcats geared for CCAA weekend

Posted: 22 Oct 2008 02:02 AM CDT

It's likely that the individual winner of Saturday's California Collegiate Athletic Association men's cross country championship race won't come as a surprise to anybody.

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