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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

2 p.m.: St. Patrick's celebrations begin to gear up in Chico

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 04:25 PM PDT

CHICO — St. Patrick's Day activity is starting to pick up in Chico after a quiet morning. People wearing green walking about downtown, reported Enterprise-Record photographer Ty Barbour.

Animal shelter makes the cut in $1 million makeover contests

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

CHICO — It's official. According to Heather Schoeppach, executive director at Butte Humane Society, the shelter has been named a semi-finalist in a $1 million animal shelter makeover contest through Zootoo.

Chico's St. Patrick's Day fairly tame

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

CHICO -- Police responded to sporadic reports of fights and public drunkenness throughout Tuesday afternoon, as Chico celebrated a more-or-less calm St.

Community Roundup: Marsh wrestler Rios takes second at NorCal TOC

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:50 PM PDT

The Marsh Gator Wrestling Club competed at the Nor Cal Tournament of Champions in Loomis, and Cordero Rios captured second place.

Controller: "Fiscal mismanagement" led to state crisis

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

CHICO -- State Controller John Chiang, a Democrat, sounded like a Republican Tuesday as he talked about how to fix California's budgetary problems.

Council expresses support for making builders include affordable housing

Posted: 18 Mar 2009 12:04 AM PDT

CHICO -- The concept of requiring builders to include affordable housing within new projects gained support Tuesday night as city leaders expressed a desire to implement a requirement within five years.

Daily Planner: March 18

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

Events Kolbret Book Club: 7 p.m. Christina Archer from Geological and Environmental Sciences to lead discussion on "Field Notes from a Catastrophe — Man, Nature, Climate Change.

Daily Planner: March 19

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

Events Sixth anniversary of war in Iraq: 6:30 p.m. Candlelight vigil in City Plaza. Remembering those who have died, and emphasizing opposition to the war.

Deputies pull stabbed man from home, arrest his son

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 09:55 AM PDT

OROVILLE— A man is listed in stable condition at a local hospital after being stabbed early this morning, allegedly by his adult son.

Editorial: Cutting pork some slack

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

Our view: In light of the economy, we're not complaining about earmarks. The federal government has turned on the money spigot the last few months.

Entries sought for anti-tobacco film contest

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

OROVILLE — The third annual Anti-Tobacco Film Festival, to be held in May, will feature short films and commercials produced by Butte County middle and high school students.

Glenn County's most wanted

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

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.

Lawmakers want AIG to give back bonuses

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

WASHINGTON — Talking tougher by the hour, livid Democrats confronted beleaguered insurance giant AIG with an ultimatum Tuesday: Give back $165 million in post-bailout bonuses or watch Congress tax it away with emergency legislation.

Letter: Keep Station 23 open

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

I live on Platt Mountain Road in Forest Ranch. On the evening of Nov. 21 my husband suffered a near fatal heart attack and cardiac arrest.

Letter: Take back public education for our kids

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

While our public schools are going to lose staff, programs and the 20 to 1 class ratio in elementary grades due to lack of funding, millions of dollars will still be poured into the STAR testing that will take place in April.

Letter: Thanks for support for fundraiser

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

I am writing because we put on a "Murder Mystery Dinner" fund raiser recently and wish to thank the community and business's that helped support us.

Letter: Thanks to a caring community

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

Sunday, March 8, the second Tour de Ed once again proved what a wonderful community we share. What with 336 paid participates, generous sponsors, and helpful volunteers the Chico Cyclists Care Fund can undertake its mission to care for injured

Local Roundup: Paradise baseball team powers past Chico for 12-2 win

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:50 PM PDT

Starter Dustin Porter and reliever Garret Rice combined on a five-inning three-hitter as the Paradise High baseball team beat Chico 12-2 Tuesday in an Eastern Athletic League game finished early on the 10-run rule at Skip McDonald Field.

Local briefs

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

Willows man barricades himself, takes family hostage WILLOWS — A Willows man police attempted to arrest on a felony warrant Friday night was eventually captured, but only after he barricaded himself inside his Wood Street apartment and

Obama heads to California for short trip

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

LOS ANGELES — California was a refuge for Richard Nixon, a ranch for Ronald Reagan, and a playground for Bill Clinton.

Officials expect Hamilton levee design completion by June

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

WILLOWS -- After design of a new levee is completed this summer, the last hurdle in a decades-long race to replace the aging J Levee in Hamilton City will nearly be here.

Oroville man stable after stabbing

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

OROVILLE — A man is listed in stable condition at a local hospital after being stabbed early this morning, allegedly by his adult son.

Sidelines: Jarvis garners CCAA honors

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:50 PM PDT

Chico State's Matt Jarvis was named California Collegiate Athletic Association Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the week of March 9-15.

Suspect in nonprofit burglary fingered for solar panel thefts

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

CHICO — A man arrested Feb. 21 as a suspect in a burglary at Caring Veterans, Inc., on Rio Lindo Avenue, was arrested at the Butte County Jail in Oroville Tuesday on suspicion of also stealing solar panels from Little Chico Creek School.

Sweet Basil and the Bee: Tin Roof Bakery is getting a new roof in downtown

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 10:38 PM PDT

CHICO — Economic optimism abounds at TIn Roof Bakery, as Brandon Siewert and Rosie Compton unveil plans for their new bakery and cafe in the 600 block of Broadway.

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