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Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

10:32 p.m.: Obama sweeps to victory as first black president

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 12:47 AM CST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama swept to victory as the nation's first black president tonight in an electoral college landslide that overcame racial barriers as old as America itself.

12:20 a.m.: Local results show several tight races, including Obama over McCain in Butte County

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:14 AM CST

CHICO — The latest results show several tight races in Butte County, including the presidential contest.

7 p.m.: Suspicious package that evacuated Chico High found to contain a book

Posted: 04 Nov 2008 09:01 PM CST

CHICO — The bomb squad has determined that a suspicious package discovered at the Chico High School library contained a book.

All three Chico council incumbents voted back in

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

CHICO -- Although thousands of ballots remain uncounted, voters appeared early Wednesday morning to have returned all three incumbents to the Chico City Council, electing newcomer Jim Walker to the fourth seat.

At separate sites, local Democrats and Republicans mark long campaign's finale

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 01:12 AM CST

CHICO — Two parties on opposite ends of town had quite a different feel on election night. Democrats were joyous at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Bomb threat empties Chico High School

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

CHICO — Chico High School was evacuated Tuesday afternoon when an unidentified object was found in the library.

Butte County bucks national results, leans towards Republicans

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:14 AM CST

CHICO — Initial results indicate that the typically red-voting Butte County electorate is leaning toward Republicans at the polls Tuesday, bucking the nationwide success of Democrats.

Californians cast votes on gay marriage, abortion

Posted: 04 Nov 2008 11:59 PM CST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians swept Democrat Barack Obama to the presidency as they voted in anticipated record numbers today.

City Council approves contracts with employee groups

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

CHICO — City Councilors Tuesday night approved contracts with four employee groups, making cuts in cost-of-living adjustments and health- care costs official for the majority of city employees.

Coffee is patient, coffee is kind

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

CHICO I had my first public recognition as the Starving Student the other day, and it was about everything I imagined it would be.

Community Roundup: Jaguar Midgets make title game with shutout

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:19 AM CST

The Chico Jaguars Midgets advanced to the championship game by shutting out Foothill 28-0. Josh Kopeck opened the scoring with a 68-yard touchdown run.

County supervisors hear about budget woes

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

OROVILLE — With an unexpected $10 million deficit looming over Butte County, Supervisor Jane Dolan of Chico said what everybody else was thinking: County staff cuts are all but unavoidable.

Daily Planner: November 5

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

Events PASTA DINNER: 5-7 p.m. Community Legal Information Center bi-annual all-you-can-eat pasta feed.

Daily Planner: November 6

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

Events HUMANITIES CENTER, CHICO STATE: 7:30 p.m. Trinity Hall, Room 100. Peggy Shumaker will read new poems and from her memoir, "Just Breathe Normally.

District 4 Congressional seat too early to call

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

The race for the District 4 Congressional seat was too close to call early today, with no clear winner.

Drive to unify Hamilton School districts appears headed to victory

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

HAMILTON CITY — A drive to unify Hamilton City's two school districts appeared headed to victory with early results from Tuesday's election.

Editorial: No room for sore losers now

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

Our view: Elections should bring a nation together, but lately our elections seem to only divide people.

Election celebration

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

Barack Obama supporters Sharice Johnson (left) and LaMichael Williams gather at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Enthusiasm, excitement in the air on Election Day

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

When north-state voters went to the polls Tuesday, many noticed an unusual level of enthusiasm. "I haven't seen this much excitement since Bobby Kennedy ran," said Carole Noia at Oroville Municipal Auditorium, waiting for her husband to finish

Fire damages ridge home

Posted: 04 Nov 2008 12:31 PM CST

MAGALIA — An attic fire damaged a home in the 14000 block of Upland Road about 9:30 a.m. today.

Glenn County's most wanted

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

Here are several people being sought by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office: Jamie Michelle Barbeiro The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jamie Michelle Barbeiro for charges alleging possession of controlled substance, forgery, burglary and

Glenn education board could have three new faces

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

Early results show there likely will be three new faces on Glenn County Board of Education, though the race for the Hamilton City district seat could change.

Golf course baby's parents found

Posted: 04 Nov 2008 12:19 PM CST

PARADISE — The parents of an infant boy abandoned near a fairway at the Butte Creek Country Club Monday afternoon were located here Monday night.

Herger wins 12th term in Congress

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

CHICO — Republican Wally Herger appeared to be on his way to re-election from the 2nd Congressional District Tuesday.

High school students work at polls

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

CHICO — They're not old enough to vote, but more than 60 students from Chico High School hit the polls for Tuesday's election.

Incumbent, newcomer are top vote-getters in rec district

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

An incumbent and a newcomer were the top vote-getters as of press time for recreation districts in Chico and Oroville.

Jann Reed, Liz Griffin elected to Chico schools board

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

CHICO — One new face and one familiar one will be seen on the Chico Unified School District board of trustees after Tuesday's election.

Letter: Consumers deserve a bailout

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

I find it extremely difficult to understand that the so-called bailout is for the banks and financial institutions.

Letter: Give university professors some credit

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

I was disappointed in Susan Hubbard's letter (Oct. 29) in which she identifies herself as the faculty adviser for the Chico State Republican Club and claims the university is a "breeding ground for liberalism.

Letter: Love Chico story, outcome inspiring

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

Thank you, reporter Sarah Kingsbury, for bringing the great work that local churches are doing in schools to our greater community's attention in your "Churches Love Chico" story.

Letter: News not printed is most disturbing

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

The news I read bothers me no little. It isn't the news I see in the Mercury-Register but the news I don't see.

Local Roundup: Butte soccer still undefeated in GVC play

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:19 AM CST

Katie Brandt scored three goals and the Butte College women's soccer team stayed unbeaten in Golden Valley Conference play Tuesday with a 4-2 home victory over Shasta.

Local briefs

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

Sierra Club plans bike ride, hike CHICO — The Yahi group of the Sierra Club has two events on the November calendar in which the public may take part.

Logue, Nielsen lead in Assembly races

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

Republicans Dan Logue and Jim Nielsen led their Democratic opponents by wide margins in the 3rd and 2nd Assembly district races Tuesday night.

McDaniel wins seat on Glenn County Board of Supervisors

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

HAMILTON CITY — After narrowly missing the majority vote in June, Capay farmer Leigh McDaniel easily won a seat Tuesday on the Glenn County Board of Supervisors representing District 5.

New faces, incumbents elected to school boards

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

Some new players will be seen on local school boards, based on election returns late Tuesday night, as numbers rolled in at polls in Butte and Glenn counties.

Obama and McCain still campaign as votes are cast

Posted: 04 Nov 2008 10:19 PM CST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and Republican Sen. John McCain battled for the White House on today in an election that challenged attitudes about race as surely as it gauged sentiments about the battered economy and the war in

Parents of baby left at golf course found

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

PARADISE — The parents of an infant found alone near the Butte Creek Country Club Monday afternoon were located Monday night at their Paradise residence, but the boy remains in protective custody.

Playing Peeved: Chico routs Paradise in EAL playoff opener

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

CHICO — After 20 straight victories and not a loss in a full calendar year of time, the Chico High boys soccer team felt a sharp sting from being beaten by Shasta late in October.

Sidelines: Azevedo again on U.S. bobsled team

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:19 AM CST

Chico's Emily Azevedo was named one of the push athletes for the U.S. women's bobsled 2008-09 World Cup team after the final team trials Friday in Park City, Utah.

Stocks surge as investors anticipate yearend rally

Posted: 04 Nov 2008 04:21 PM CST

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors believing that Wall Street is on the verge of a yearend rally piled into the market today, brushing off more weak economic data while they scarfed up stocks and propelled the Dow Jones industrials up 300 points to its

Sweet Basil and the Bee: A harmonious congruity: A field trip to Pacific Sun Farms olive harvest

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:17 AM CST

GERBER — Olive harvest is under way in the north state, and the break between storms on Sunday offered an opportunity to drive up to Gerber to watch the crush at Pacific Sun Farms.

Voters decide to give stadium a makeover

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

OROVILLE — Voters decided to give Harrison Stadium a major makeover Tuesday, with late-night results showing the likely passage of Measure G.

Willows, Biggs school bonds fail again

Posted: 05 Nov 2008 04:18 AM CST

Two bonds measures to be used for facility improvements for schools failed to pull in the requisite 55 percent in favor.

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