Saturday, January 31, 2009

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Bus crashes in Arizona, killing 7 Chinese

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 04:44 AM CST

DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — A tour bus overturned on a highway near the Hoover Dam on Friday, killing seven Chinese nationals and injuring at least 10 other people, authorities said.

Campus leaders condemn students' disruptive behavior

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

CHICO -- Campus and community leaders gathered in front of the Chico City Council Chambers at noon Friday to respond to the events of the night before, which included four arrests, a burn injury and damaged police cars.

Campus shuttle service expands to weekends

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

CHICO — Chico State University has recently expanded its Campus Connection shuttle service, now offering students, staff and campus visitors a ride to their car or to nearby housing seven nights a week from 6 p.

Daily Planner: February 1

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

Events CHESTER SLED DOG RACES: Starts at 8 a.m. Meets behind Cedar Lodge, highways 36 and 89, Chester.

Daily Planner: January 31

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

Events FARMERS MARKET: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine year-round. East Second and Wall streets, Chico.

Editorial: Hits and Misses - Our take on the week in news

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

HIT — It's rare to see Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown agree on something.

From the Pulpit

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

Chico services today: Calvary Chapel of Chico, 1888 Springfield Drive: "The Wrath of God," from Pastor Sam Allen; 6 p.

Gators hit late shot to beat Chico State men

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 02:05 AM CST

CHICO — Justin Argenal spent 36 minutes being everywhere the Chico State men's basketball team needed him to be.

Lawyer: BART cop used wrong weapon

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:32 AM CST

OAKLAND (AP) — The transit officer who killed an unarmed man on a train platform may have mistakenly pulled his service pistol instead of a stun gun when firing on a suspect he believed had a weapon, his lawyer said Friday.

Letter: Department's tone starts with its leader

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

Your Jan. 25 editorial on the Paradise resisting-arrest case was right on, as far as it goes. Two police officers accused of using excessive force, in such a short period of time, seems a little (excuse the pun) excessive.

Letter: Hyphens separate America by race

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

Suppose a black person who was born in the United States to black parents who were also born here were to emigrate to an African country.

Letter: Support your local newspapers

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

Regarding David Little's Sunday column on "the value of newspapers," I'm reminded of words from Thomas Jefferson: "The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to

Local Roundup: Strickland pitches Roadrunners to win in opener

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 04:46 AM CST

Tommy Strickland allowed five hits and one unearned run in six innings and the Butte College baseball team won its season opener 6-1 over DeAnza College on Friday in Cupertino.

Local briefs

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

'Tipsy Tow' Program Helps Keep Drinking Drivers off Roads AAA of Northern California will take you and your car home for free if you've been drinking during the Super Bowl on Sunday.

McNelish is acting Durham schools chief

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

DURHAM — Temporally stepping into the job in Durham Unified School District is a homecoming for Don McNelis, superintendent of the Butte County Office of Education.

Minor effects on local court operations seen from budget impasse

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

OROVILLE -- The current budget crisis in Sacramento could delay certain projects and leave open vacant staff positions in the Butte County Superior Court, but at least for now it is not expected to materially affect court calendars or other public

Natural Wonders: Birds and bird lovers take center stage at Snow Goose Festival

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

Last weekend, Jan. 22-25, people were for the birds in Butte County country, as the annual Snow Goose Festival highlighted the feathered kingdom.

PV boys rebound to top Bobcats at home

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 02:05 AM CST

CHICO — The word of the night Friday at Varley Gym was rebound. Pleasant Valley High's boys basketball team did it and Paradise didn't, which paved the way for a 59-46 Vikings victory.

Parties overflow into riot: Four arrests made in student neighborhood

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

CHICO -- A crowd of several hundred young people, attracted by three open parties, choked West Sixth Street near Chestnut shortly before midnight Thursday, igniting a large bonfire and throwing objects at police officers attempting to restore order.

Physician: Oroville Hospital deaths not unexpected

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

OROVILLE — The low rating Oroville Hospital received in one part of a recent state report does not represent a lapse in quality, according to Dr.

Police presence to get boost for Super Bowl Sunday

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

Butte County's eight law enforcement agencies will treat Super Bowl Sunday as a maximum enforcement period, with an extra contingent of officers out looking for impaired drivers.

Rabbi offers class on women of Bible

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

CHICO — Ever since she came to Chico, Rabbi Julie Danan has taught a Saturday-morning class. The topics have varied, but they typically relate to the Bible in one way or another.

Religious Briefs

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:34 AM CST

Acupuncture treatment available Sundays CHICO — Jennie Hammett will offer acupuncture treatment at the Shalom Free Clinic between 1 and 4 p.

Senior Planner

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

CARD Senior Programs: Community Center, 545 Vallombrosa Ave., 895-4711; Dorothy Johnson Center, 775 E.

Walking with a twist: Pole walking puts arms, legs in sync

Posted: 31 Jan 2009 12:33 AM CST

CHICO — Go for a simple walk, take it up a notch with poles and it becomes urban pole walking. Anne Feather-Welsh has taken up pole walking and found it a better workout than the jogging she did for years.


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