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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

'Significant precipitation' on the way

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 10:14 AM CDT

With clouds beginning to build tonight, Thursday is expected to see rain by early afternoon. The National Weather Service and the state Office of Emergency Services report that the rain may taper a bit Friday evening, but things should get

Annie smiles: Second Annie B's Campaign earns $1.2 million

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

CHICO — A picture of Chico founder Annie Bidwell with a sweet smile has been used as the symbol for North Valley Community Foundation's Annie B's Community Drive.

Art briefs

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

Sally Dimas Art Gallery offers reception CHICO -- The Sally Dimas Art Gallery will host a reception from 4-8 p.

Artists of Rivertown open studios for art tour

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

OROVILLE -- The Artists of River Town will be keeping their studios open this weekend allowing the general public the rare opportunity to visit with them and view their creations in their personal work spaces.

Biblio File: Metaphysical author on 'sacred wisdom' of animals

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

According to an author's note, Victoria Hunt "has studied metaphysics and earth spirituality for more than 12 years.

Book review: Patterson's Maximum Ride character all that her name implies

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

When I was handed "The Final Warning" by James Patterson, I was excited to read another novel from a favored writer.

Buzz Art Gallery Listings: Oct. 30, 2008

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

Here is a list of local galleries, museums and other art displays. (The listings reflect galleries and studios that have reported participation in Art First Saturday, which takes place 4-8 p.

Calendar highlight: Alyssa Suede

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

Alternative lyrical pop artist Alyssa Suede will perform at 9 p.m. Wednesday at LaSalles in Chico. Suede is touring the west coast to promote her new album, "Black and White in Color," which was released this month.

Calendar highlight: Audiotherapy

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

Audiotherpy and the Chris Schadt Band will perform a Halloween benefit concert at 8 p.m. Friday at the Chico Women's Club.

Calendar highlight: Sound&Shape

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

Sound&Shape will play at 8 p.m. Saturday at Cafe Coda, along with show opener March of the Mannequins and headliner West By Swan, at 265 Humboldt Ave.

Citizen opposes tribe's gift to Tehama County at meeting

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

RED BLUFF — A routine $300,000 donation from the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians to Tehama County met resistance Tuesday at the Tehama County Board of Supervisors.

Class projects draw 700 to Town Hall meetings

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

CHICO — Sharing research, hearing different views and new ideas was the culmination of the Town Hall Meeting program at Chico State University Tuesday night.

Cover story: Chillith Fair showcases local female musicians

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

CHICO -- This past Saturday was the third annual Chillith Fair, a Chico music festival based on the popular Lilith Fair, a celebration of women in music.

Daily Planner: October 30

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

Events Volunteer Thursdays in the Park: 2-4 p.m. Sycamore Restoration Site at One Mile Recreation Area.

Daily Planner: October 31

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

Events NINTH ANNUAL TREAT STREET: 2-5 p.m. Open to children under 12 years. Check-in 2-4:30 p.m. in front of City Plaza.

Dinner to benefit Scouts

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

PARADISE — A beef rib dinner to raise funds for Scout activities will be put on Saturday for Boy Scout Troop 316 at the Moose Lodge, 5275 Skyway.

Durham set for seventh annual 'Spookfest' for kids

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

DURHAM -- Kids of all ages are invited to attend Durham's seventh annual "Spookfest," from 5:30-8:30 p.

Editorial: No need to close Lookout Point

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

Our view: The new Lookout Point overlook is stunning, but there's no need to limit access already. The beauty of the newly improved Lookout Point scenic overlook proves that government always figures out a way to make things complicated.

Enloe celebrates progress with beam signing

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 04:14 AM CDT

CHICO -- Enloe Medical Center celebrated progress on its expansion and launched a new fundraising drive Wednesday morning.

Enrollment cutoff likely to happen at Chico State

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

CHICO — Chico State University is a popular campus, and the state budget is tight, which means students who want to attend next fall should apply by Nov.

Entertainment calendar for Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

Thursday, OCT. 30 MUSIC/NIGHTCLUBS DUFFY'S TAVERN: Gorgeous Armada presents "Haunted Candy Carnival" with Gorgeous Armada, DJ Kirty South, DJ Marvel, Werewolf Killer.

Firefighters pull woman from burning house

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

GRIDLEY -- Cal Fire-Gridley firefighters pulled a barely conscious woman from a burning house in Gridley Wednesday morning.

Forest management

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:16 AM CDT

U.S. Forest Service firefighters watch a prescribed fire burn in a portion of Lassen National Forest near Inskip Tuesday.

Friday night frights:

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 04:18 AM CDT

CHICO -- With Halloween falling on Friday, Chico police said they'll have more officers on downtown streets than in recent years, and will bring in some extra help from other law enforcement agencies.

From pumpkin to personality

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

CHICO — Are they smiling or grimacing? Happy or just clueless? Nonetheless, the faces carved by John Rubino and Travis Perez this week at The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek, seem to fit the Halloween mood.

Grant partners Gridley elementary schools with Chico State

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

GRIDLEY — Almost $1 million will flow into a partnership between Chico State University and Gridley elementary schools.

He Said, She Said movie review: 'The Duchess' filled with good acting, great characters

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

"The Duchess" stars Keira Knightley as the Duchess of Devonshire, a woman who can set the fashion and make waves in politics, but can't make her own husband love her.

Letter: Chico council needs common sense

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

"All politics are local." I support Larry Wahl and Mark Sorensen for Chico City Council. They are fiscally conservative and will use common sense to solve problems.

Letter: Elect council that knows about business

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

To get back to common sense and fiscally responsible city government, please help elect proven leaders with business experience.

Letter: Herger serves millionaires, not veterans

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

I am a local Army combat veteran of the Iraq War and I am very concerned about veterans health care and services here in Northern California.

Letter: Sign vandalism demonstrates disrespect

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

It's amazing, just amazing. Have you noticed how certain Californians calling for tolerance, freedom of choice and respect for personal rights in this election have descended to stealing and vandalizing?

Local Briefs

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:16 AM CDT

Club celebrates 40th year with smorgasbord CHICO — Chico Viking Lodge 6-089, Sons of Norway will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a Norwegian smorgasbord lunch at 1 p.

Local Roundup: Chico girls, PV boys win division titles

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 02:08 AM CDT

The Chico High girls swimming team dominated the Northern Section Division I Championships in Anderson on Wednesday with 690 points to second-place Shasta's 294, while the Pleasant Valley boys edged Shasta 445 to 411 for the title.

Local engineer earns state parks' first Universal Access Award

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

RED BLUFF — A Chicoan who works in state parks' Northern Buttes District office in Oroville was this week presented the department's first ever Universal Access Award.

Local songwriter named contest finalist

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

FOREST RANCH -- Marty Morrison, Forest Ranch Camps president and founder, was recently named a finalist for an international songwriting contest by Song of the Year.

Lockdown lifted at Oroville schools

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 03:38 PM CDT

OROVILLE — Students are being sent home at Central Middle School after a student claimed there was a person on campus with a gun.

Music preview: Contemporary singer Citizen Cope comes to Laxson Auditorium

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

CHICO -- The road-savvy Citizen Cope, who's hitting Vancouver, B.C., Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles among other major U.

Music reviw: Paradise Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50 years of music

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:50 PM CDT

PARADISE -- The Paradise Symphony Orchestra began its golden anniversary season with magnificent gusto on Oct.

North State Voices; Finding a good reason to wake up early

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

I'm not a fan of Tuesdays. Mondays aren't great, but they're not as bad as Tuesdays. I can't figure exactly why, except that on Tuesday, you've already been bruised and beaten by Monday, and Friday still seems just as far away.

Oroville school locked down after false report of gun on campus

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 02:08 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Central Middle School was locked down for approximately 15 minutes Wednesday afternoon after a student falsely reported someone had a gun on campus.

PV edges Chico, boys win goes to Parker

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 02:08 AM CDT

CHICO — There were pristine outdoor running conditions for Wednesday afternoon's Chico High-Pleasant Valley prep boys cross country dual meet, a close Vikings victory in the team competition and a Panthers winner by less than a full second in

Prep Athlete of the Week: Diaz contributes with versatility

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 02:08 AM CDT

HAMILTON CITY — Omar Diaz engineered himself quite the stat line Friday. Maybe in the future he'll be engineering bigger things.

Prep Athlete of the Week: West wins two section titles

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 02:08 AM CDT

It's established that Chico High's Allison West is a really good swimmer. What people may not know is that she has visions of becoming a pretty good runner too.

School Time for Oct. 30

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:16 AM CDT

Honors Pleasant Valley High School senior Ali Brubaker was chosen as one of 400 students nationwide to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Law in Washington D.

Six seek three Gridley council slots

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

GRIDLEY — Come Tuesday, Gridley voters will have the opportunity to choose between six candidates to fill three seats on the City Council.

Slippery situation

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 09:49 AM CDT

People driving in the vicinity of Highway 99 and East Biggs Highway need to be alert to what the California Highway Patrol is calling a "very slippery" situation.

Survivor in ridge car accident doing better

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

PARADISE — A beneficiary account has been set up to assist the Canney family with bills arising from last Sunday's traffic accident that killed Laura Canney and left her 15-year-old daughter Riley severely injured.

The Nosebleed Section: Revamping Harrison is a great idea

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 02:08 AM CDT

Politics have infiltrated the Nosebleed Section this week. I promise that the names Obama and McCain will not appear again, and you can be assured that I will not even come close to defining what I think marriage should be.

Theater briefs

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

Butte College's 'Chicago' plays at PPAC PARADISE -- Butte College Performing Arts will present the award-winning Broadway musical "Chicago" next month at the Paradise Performing Arts Center.

Theater preview: Celtic Halloween celebration lives on at Blue Room

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

CHICO -- People who revel in Halloween festivities will welcome the chance to extend it one more day.

Theater review: Shaw Festival offers entertaining variety of music, theater

Posted: 29 Oct 2008 06:49 PM CDT

ONTARIO -- Secrets, love, money and music filled the Shaw Festival playbill at "Niagara-on-the-Lake" in Ontario, Canada during the 2008 season.

This weekend's bazaars

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:15 AM CDT

Women's Fellowship of First Christian Church CHICO — The Women's Fellowship of First Christian Church will offer a wide variety of homemade items and lunch during its annual bazaar and luncheon Saturday.

Three vie for two seats on the CARD board

Posted: 30 Oct 2008 12:17 AM CDT

CHICO — Three candidates will compete next week for two seats for the board of directors of the Chico Area Recreation and Park District.

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