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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Antique show this weekend to benefit Sheriff's Posse

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

CHICO — More than 40 vendors will set up shop during an antique show and sale Friday through Sunday at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, 2357 Fair St.

Battery alleged in abuse of mother

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

WILLOWS — A 59-year-old Maryland woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing multiple injuries to her 93-year-old mother at her Willows home.

Budget talks drag on through night

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 02:32 AM CST

SACRAMENTO— The pressure on California lawmakers to pass a midyear budget fix and avoid financial calamity intensified Tuesday, as layoff notices went out to state agencies, hundreds of public works projects were on the brink of losing state

Capital murder charges filed in Magalia slaying

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:14 AM CST

OROVILLE — A Magalia man was arraigned Tuesday on murder charges which could possibly carry the death penalty.

Chico retailers caught in state lottery sting

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

CHICO -- Officers with the California Lottery Law Enforcement Division arrested the operator of a Shell service station and convenience mart on Forest Avenue Tuesday on a charge of attempted grand theft.

City Council looks at ideas to 'take back downtown'

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 02:33 AM CST

CHICO — City councilors Tuesday night OK'd a series of ideas aimed at getting the entire community involved to "take back downtown.

Community Roundup: Seegert places third all-around in Arizona meet

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 02:32 AM CST

The Oroville Gymnastics Sports Academy's Optional Level gymnasts competed at the Hard Rock Invitational in Glendale, Ariz.

Correction

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:16 AM CST

Tuesday's page 2A article about tire vandalism incorrectly stated the location of a sporting goods store where two cars with flattened tires were found.

Daily Planner: February 18

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

Events KOLBERT BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m. Dean of College of Natural Sciences Jim Houpis and Jim Pushnik from Biological Sciences Department to lead discussion on "Field Notes from a Catastrophe - Man, Nature, Climate Change.

Daily Planner: February 19

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

Events BUTTE COLLEGE COYOTE ART GALLERY: Noon-2 p.m. with gallery talk at 12:30 p.m. Opening reception for "Making Marks: The Art of Contemporary Printmaking.

Editorial: County shouldn't close libraries

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:14 AM CST

Our view: Citizens who care about libraries can do two things — join a Friends of the Library chapter and tell supervisors how you feel.

Glenn County's most wanted

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:16 AM CST

Here are several people being sought by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office. Anyone with information can call the Sheriff's Office at 934-6627.

Golden opportunity awaits Butte men

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 02:32 AM CST

Jay Harrie — the moniker of "Hesperia Harrier" most times could have been considered more appropriate because of his dazzling outside shooting capabilities and San Bernardino County roots — rolled for 36 points.

Heifer shot, butchered near Elk Creek

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

ELK CREEK — A valuable cow from a herd grazing off County Road 304 near Elk Creek was found shot and butchered recently next to a trail near the entrance to Stony Gorge Reservoir, authorities said.

KPAY dumps its morning news show

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

CHICO -- A fixture of local morning news is about to change dramatically, as KPAY radio is dropping its long-running 6-9 a.

Letter: $13 a week won't cure the economy

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:14 AM CST

Wow! Where do I go to start spending the huge $13 gift from Barack Obama? He said he wanted to save or create 3.

Letter: Citizens need to have better memories

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:14 AM CST

Anyone interested in information about the American Recovery and Investment Act of 2009 should visit www.

Letter: County takes courageous budget stand

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:14 AM CST

Do circumstances make the man or does the man make the circumstances? An interesting academic discussion, but in reality who cares?

Letter: Government should promote peace

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

I strongly urge all readers to join Pax Christi Butte County (part of an international peace movement) in contacting President Barack Obama and Sens.

Letter: Time to start over in Sacramento

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:14 AM CST

I'm wondering how long California citizens are going to continue to accept the idiocy that pervades our elected officials in Sacramento.

Local briefs

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:16 AM CST

One of Glenn's 'most wanted' arrested by deputies Monday ORLAND — A man being sought as one of Glenn County's most wanted fugitives was arrested by deputies Monday afternoon in the 4200 block of County Road DD.

Man who victimized three Chico residents draws upper-term prison sentence

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

OROVILLE — A robber who victimized three Chico residents received a stipulated upper-term sentence of nine years in prison Tuesday.

Obama signs mammoth economic stimulus bill

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:14 AM CST

DENVER -- Racing to reverse the country's economic spiral, President Barack Obama signed the mammoth stimulus package into law Tuesday and readied a new $50 billion foreclosure rescue for legions of Americans who are in danger of losing their homes.

Obama signs massive stimulus package

Posted: 17 Feb 2009 02:53 PM CST

DENVER (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law the most sweeping economic package in decades, a rescue plan designed to create millions of jobs and boost consumer spending.

Paradise girls shake up Division III by beating Hornets

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 02:32 AM CST

PARADISE — In a battle between two Northern Section Division III playoff contenders, the Paradise High girls basketball team made a strong case by upending top-seeded Enterprise, defeating the Hornets on senior night 71-67 Tuesday night.

Rapist who escaped from Oroville hospital still on the loose

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

OROVILLE — A convicted rapist who escaped from law enforcement officials at Oroville Hospital Saturday is still on the loose.

Shots fired into home thought to be gang-related

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

ORLAND — A man arrested Friday night, more than 24 hours after be is suspected of firing shots into a home in the 500 block of East Street, was found just a block from the incident.

Sidelines: Silver Dollar schedule out

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 02:32 AM CST

Silver Dollar Speedway's 38-race schedule for the 2009 season, highlighted by the return of the World of Outlaws to the Mini Gold Cup in March, has been released.

Starving Student: Too much of a good thing is not a good thing

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

CHICO — Here's the thing about all-you-can-eat buffets: I always eat too much. So, essentially, I am paying to feel miserable.

Sweet Basil and the Bee: Earthy delights - Mushroom lovers can pick and choose, or grow their own

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

CHICO — Valentine's Day at the Market wasn't quite the romantic vision we painted in last week's column.

Tuesday 'showers' were a bit more

Posted: 18 Feb 2009 12:15 AM CST

The "showers" forecast for Tuesday looked a lot more like "rain" for most of the day, but the National Weather Service is sticking with a forecast of mostly sunny today.

UPDATE: Drivers will face snow and chains in mountains, valley flooding

Posted: 17 Feb 2009 02:56 PM CST

Chains are required on mountain highways throughout much of the region, but Caltrans reports that Interstate 5 north of Redding is open to all traffic without restrictions.

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