Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Attorney general reopens case in 2007 Glenn County DUI fatality

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

WILLOWS — California Attorney General Jerry Brown has reopened the case against Levi Gleason, 22, who had charges dropped against him last year in connection with the death of Elk Creek resident David Alexander, then 27.

Budget work puts city ahead of economic downturn

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

CHICO — While work begun by the city to handle its ongoing budget appears will help it ride out the economic slump, city officials are concerned numerous property reassessments could make the coming fiscal year a concern.

Butte men to hit the road for playoffs; Hills named GVC MVP

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:30 AM CST

The Butte College men's basketball team picked up the No. 10 seed in the Northern California regional of the state championship tournament and a prestigious individual honor on Monday afternoon.

Butte residents among victims of Nevada County man's real estate scheme

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

NEVADA CITY — A real estate broker who allegedly deceived investors and borrowers in six counties, including Butte, has been charged with criminal violations.

CUSD to mull job cuts

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

CHICO — The Chico Unified School District's board of trustees on Wednesday will consider eliminating dozens of teaching positions, primarily in elementary schools.

Campus Clips for Feb. 24

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:45 AM CST

Butte names new board president Fred R. Perez has been appointed president of the Butte College board of trustees, representing Glenn County.

Concow couple arrested for allegedly possessing marijuana for sale

Posted: 23 Feb 2009 02:30 PM CST

OROVILLE— A Concow couple was arrested Wednesday after law enforcement officials discovered 32 pounds of processed marijuana in the couple's home and more than $100,000 worth of cash, gold and coins in the couple's possession.

Corrections for Feb. 24

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:45 AM CST

To purchase tickets for Friday's Taj Mahal concert at the El Rey Theatre in Chico, call (866) 468-3399 or visit www.

Daily Planner

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

Today Events CHILDREN'S HEALTH DISCUSSION FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING PARENTS: 6-7:30 p.m. at Enloe Children's Health Center, 277 Cohasset Road.

Ed Anderson's column 'Tee to Green': Events go on despite wet, soggy conditions

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:30 AM CST

The Tuscan Ridge Thursday Golf League played a full handicap, two-man team best ball format for its weekly venue (Thursday was a good day for golf last week).

Editorial: Water should be deemed a mirage

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

Our view: A week of rain shouldn't cause residents and state politicians to forget that we're in a drought.

Feds move toward dramatically expanding role in banks

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 02:03 AM CST

WASHINGTON — The government on Monday moved toward dramatically expanding its ownership stakes in the nation's banks — with Citigroup, the struggling titan of the industry, apparently at the top of the list.

Firefighters, police cash in on overtime

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

CHICO — The addition of overtime earnings put firefighters and police officers in the position of the city's top earners in 2008.

Flooding, trees down, mudslide

Posted: 23 Feb 2009 09:08 AM CST

Depending on where you are motorists can anticipate road flooding, trees down and even a mudslide. The California Highway Patrol is reporting Aguas Frias Road is flooded at Butte Creek, and there is a car trapped in the flood.


Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

12-step program to be offered PARADISE — A 12-step men's study course through Celebrate Recovery will start Feb.

LaMalfa officially enters race for state Senate seat

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

Former California Assemblyman Doug LaMalfa officially launched his campaign for state Senate last week.

Letter: Democrats deficient in budgeting

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

Thank you Wally Herger for voting against the irresponsible Obama earmark spending bill of more than $800 billion.

Letter: Keep river pristine in Oroville

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

When the idea was presented six years ago of building a whitewater park through that beautiful, peaceful, hillside-wildlife-environment below the Diversion Dam in Oroville, I thought the infeasible aspects of habitat destruction, imperilment of the

Letter: Obama already breaks promises

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

In less than four weeks, Barack Obama has shown us that his promises for bipartisan legislation and transparency in government were insincere and only political rhetoric.

Letter: Real estate bailout won't work

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

The real estate debacle is the biggest Ponzi scheme of all. Ponzi works because there is a large base of people at the bottom to support the few at the top.

Obama pledges to slash deficit

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:43 AM CST

WASHINGTON — Urging strict future restraint even as current spending soars, President Barack Obama pledged on Monday to dramatically slash the skyrocketing annual budget deficit as he started to dole out the record $787 billion economic

Parched county drinks in rain

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:44 AM CST

Days of rain are beginning to have a visible impact on streams, lakes and some roadways that have vanished under swirls of brown water or drifts of mud and rock.

Park commission starts discussion on location of 'short' disc golf course

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:45 AM CST

CHICO — Heeding the City Council's call to relocate the "short" disc golf course from the Highway 32 site to elsewhere in the city, the Bidwell Park and Playground Commission began the process on Monday by scheduling two mid-month meetings on

Sidelines: Outlaws to host player tryouts

Posted: 24 Feb 2009 12:30 AM CST

The Chico Outlaws announced Monday that they have scheduled a one-day player tryout beginning at 10 a.

Vehicle stranded on Aguas Frias Road at Butte Creek

Posted: 23 Feb 2009 04:38 PM CST

A small white car sits in the flood water near Butte Creek on Aguas Frias Road Monday Feb. 23, 2009. (Bill Husa/Staff Photo)


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