Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Burned areas not showing signs of rain's wrath yet

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

Blackened hills left behind by this summer's fires haven't yet been affected by this year's rains, which the National Weather Service predicted could cause flooding, erosion and debris flows.

Campus Clips

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

Here are some brief happenings at Chico State University and Butte College: Chico wins awards for brochure and logo Chico State won two top awards at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education regional conference in San Francisco Dec.

Daily Planner: Dec. 23

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

Events HOLIDAY PATHS OF LIGHT: 6-8 p.m. Culmination of two nights. Neighbors and public around Paradise Pines Golf Course tour some 200 decorated homes around the course.

Daily Planner: Dec. 24

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

Events COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY CHRISTMAS DINNER: Continuous servings, 1-4 p.m. Annual community dinner.

EPA makes it official: Butte residents breathe sooty air

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

WASHINGTON -- Residents of Butte County's five cities are among more than 100 million people nationwide breathing air that has gotten too full of tiny bits of pollution on some days, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.

Ed Anderson's column 'Tee to Green': It's cold, and it's affecting golf

Posted: 22 Dec 2008 10:24 PM CST

The recent cold spell has put a damper on local golf. Very few days have been conducive to brave the elements, at least for timid souls like me.

Editorial: Cooperation good for parks

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

Our view: The city and CARD should cooperate more, and talks about how each can help the other and benefit the community make sense.

Fire Reported At Chico State Dorm

Posted: 22 Dec 2008 02:11 PM CST

CHICO — Firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze at a Chico State residence hall. At about 11:30 a.

Forecasters see wet week coming

Posted: 22 Dec 2008 10:21 AM CST

OK! Everybody sing! "I'm dreaming of a wet Christmas just like the ones we used to know." While it may not compare with Bing Crosby's classic "White Christmas," it should be an accurate forecast for the remainder of the week.

Holiday jam

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

Apparently, there were a lot of last-minute Christmas shoppers in south Chico on Monday. Drivers trying to make their way down Dr.

Letter: Citizens embrace park referendum

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

I have been involved with the disc golf referendum. I am appreciative of the outpouring support by the city of Chico registered voters.

Letter: Compromise could solve a big problem

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

Over the previous few weeks it has been disheartening to witness and experience firsthand the attitude and attacks by those who oppose disc golf.

Letter: Getting in the Christmas spirit

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

The incomparable Jorge Smirnoff couldn't have picked a less appropriate time to savage me as a person, in his Dec.

Letter: Journalist now free to throw shoes

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

Apparently the Arab custom is to throw shoes at people when you don't like them. Here we write letters to the editor — Florsheims are too expensive.

Letter: Minority trying to run a democracy

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

Because it takes a two-third majority vote to pass the state budget, a stubborn, shortsighted minority party can manipulate the budget process into getting everything that minority wants.

Letter: Reform should start with Legislature

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

Our representatives are overpaid. Cut their salaries to $52,000 per year so it is more representative of what the average Californian earns.

Letter: Republicans should try to lay blame

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

To the person who called "Tell It to the E-R" recently and claimed those who voted for Barack Obama will be responsible for all the bad things that are going to happen, how about holding all the people who voted in George W.

Letter: Workers need time to get organized

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:27 AM CST

Employees are intimidated and coerced into refraining from organizing. Mandatory assemblies of employees by abusive employers are held to influence opposition to any suggestion of employees organizing, but no time is given to employees at work to

Mobile dental unit in converted truck to visit kids

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

CHICO -- A truck fitted out as a dentist's office will soon start hosting appointments for young children in Butte County.

Nature center project needs just $26,000 more

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

CHICO -- Tom Haithcock would jump for joy if he found Santa delivered the one gift he really wants for Christmas: $26,000.

Program seeks to discourage restaurant patio smoking

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

OROVILLE — Somewhere between a handful and dozens of restaurants in Butte County may still allow smoking in outdoor dining areas, but health officials would like to see that end.

Ramp work

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

The Department of Water Resources has been working long hours, sometimes after dark, to complete the boat ramp extension at Bidwell Marina.

Sentences of 16 months handed down in barbecue cremation case

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

RED BLUFF — A grandson and daughter were each sentenced Monday to 16 months in state prison after cremating a Corning woman last December and then cashing more than $20,000 of her retirement and Social Security checks.

Sidelines: Oroville's Brandt is an All-American

Posted: 22 Dec 2008 10:24 PM CST

Sarah Brandt, a sophomore at Oroville High, claimed All-American status Dec. 13 in Richmond, Va., with Pacific United Track Club, coached by David Lawrence.

Traffic at a standstill on MLK Parkway

Posted: 22 Dec 2008 05:14 PM CST

A minor accident near Silver Dollar Way involving two vehicles may have been the cause of a roadway snarl that halted traffic north and south bound on Dr.

Victim in fatal house fire Friday night identified

Posted: 23 Dec 2008 12:28 AM CST

CHICO — An investigation is continuing into what caused a house fire Friday night that took the life of a Chico woman.


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