Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

4.3 quake hits Morgan Hill

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 11:11 AM PDT

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake, centered 11 miles north of Morgan Hill, was reported at 10:40 a.m. today.

All Section: Cahee named Northern Section's best; Simmons wins coaching award

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

CHICO — What was appearing to be a dream season for the Las Plumas High girls basketball team ended in a nightmare when the Thunderbirds were bounced from the Northern Section Division III playoffs by Paradise.

Authorities hope tickets, education etches train safety in peoples' minds

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

CHICO — More than a dozen people have been struck and killed by trains in Chico since 1999. Victims run the gamut from Chico State University students to homeless drug addicts.

Campus clips

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

Here are some brief happenings at Chico State University and Butte College: Gospel Fest, free performance The Third Annual Chico State Gospel Fest will be at 2:30 p.

Caper Acres may host new disc golf course

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

Keeping on a time schedule directed by the City Council, the Bidwell Park and Playground Commission narrowed its choice for a new short disc golf course to an 11-acre site in lower Bidwell Park between Caper Acres and Highway 99.

Chico State students push for buying local to fill food-service needs

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

CHICO — Students at Chico State University will be asked to vote this April 21-23 on whether the Associated Students food service should buy a third of its food and beverages locally.

Daily Planner: April 1

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Events Blood & Marrow Registry Drive for local patient: 12:30-5:30 p.m. Hosted by Paradise community and Butte Community Bank at Veterans Memorial Hall, 6550 Skyway, Paradise.

Daily Planner: March 31

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Events Paradise High School Cafeteria: 7:30 p.m. Premiere of three short silent films, accompanied by live music, that were shot in Hollywood by Paradise High senior Kelsey Gillespie.

Ed Anderson's column 'Tee to Green': Local teams qualify for NCGA four ball

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

The team of Scott Hanosh and Eric Barron, and the team of Carl Pelletier and Patrick Campbell will be representing Canyon Oaks in the NCGA Two-Man Qualifying Tournament.

Editorial: California can't count on bailout

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

Our view: There's no easy avenue to solving the state's budget problem, but lying about the numbers certainly isn't the answer.

Enloe event focuses on diabetes

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

CHICO — With diabetes cases rising, Enloe Medical Center joined a national effort to make people aware of the disease and ways of preventing it.

In Fargo, goodwill runs as deep as the Red River

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 10:02 PM PDT

FARGO, N.D. -- One family offered their home to anyone left homeless by flooding, even sharing their security entry code.

Letter: Don't let Met get our water

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

Please don't allow Metropolitan Water District to take any of our water ever. They are greedy. Once they have our water they will never let it go.

Letter: Federal agency not shooting straight

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

I just called my insurance company and learned that as of today I am not in a flood plain and my one-year additional premium would be $1,332 if I chose to add flood insurance today.

Letter: Give no rewards for mismanagement

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

It's been reported that part of the bailout money that AIG is receiving from the government is being doled out as bonuses to their top executives.

Letter: Internet scam could save government

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

I want to warn people from Nigeria who might be watching America's president, his staff and Congress: If you get any e-mails from Washington asking for money, it's a scam.

Letter: Market would be beneficial

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

At the Network for a Healthy California, Sierra Cascade Region, we believe Enloe's farmers market would be a beneficial addition to our community.

Liquidators may be Gottschalks' auction winner

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

A group of liquidators are reportedly the auction winner in the bid for Fresno-based Gottschalks. Reuters news agency reported that an offer made by a group of liquidators was selected over a competing liquidation group, and a Chinese company that

Local Roundup: Wildcat golfers tied for third

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

Chico State's Eric Frazzetta shot a 2-under 70 and followed up with a second-round 68 Monday to finish alone in eighth place and three shots off the lead on the first day of the Grand Canyon Thunderbird Invitational at Palm Valley Golf Club in

Local briefs

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

Campsites open for season at Black Butte Lake ORLAND — Campsites in the Buckhorn Recreation Area and the Orland Buttes Campground will re-open on Wednesday at Black Butte Lake, west of Orland.

Man arrested, accused of trying to throw his wife off patio boat

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

BUTTE CITY — A Chico man who allegedly attempted to throw his wife off a patio boat into the Sacramento River Sunday during a physical fight was arrested by Glenn County authorities.

Native Plant Society to hear about bear grass supplies

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Staff Reports CHICO — Chris Christofferson of Feather River Ranger District will discuss a native grass that is an important component to American Indians in their basket-making during a meeting Thursday of the California Native Plant Society.

No leads in rest stop assault of Susanville prison guard

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

CHESTER — A corrections officer at High Desert State Prison who was beaten and stabbed on his way to work Friday morning is recovering from his injuries, as officials continue to hunt his assailants.

Obama puts GM, Chrysler on short leash

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 10:03 PM PDT

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama asserted unprecedented government control over the auto industry Monday, bluntly rejecting turnaround plans by General Motors Corp.

Pickup being warmed up catches fire, ignites house

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

PARADISE — A car fire quickly spread into a Paradise man's home Monday afternoon, damaging both the pickup truck that started the fire and the garage it jumped to.

Prehistoric remains discovered at Sacramento River excavation site

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

HAMILTON CITY — Human remains of an American Indian man dating back thousands of years were discovered early Monday afternoon at an excavation site on the Sacramento River north of Hamilton City.

Sidelines: Outlaws to host player tryout

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 10:39 PM PDT

The Chico Outlaws announced that they have scheduled a one-day player tryout beginning at 10 a.m. this Sunday at the University of the Pacific baseball field, 3601 Pacific Ave.

Six killed in apparent murder-suicide in Santa Clara

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 10:03 PM PDT

SANTA CLARA -- An apparent murder-suicide in an upscale neighborhood of Silicon Valley that left three children and three adults dead had police searching Monday for a possible motive and sorting out the relationships between the alleged gunman and

Solar panel theft may shut down observatory

Posted: 31 Mar 2009 12:08 AM PDT

CHICO — The observatory in upper Bidwell Park is off the grid, and may soon be out of commission due to the theft of solar panels that provide all its operating power.

Stocks tumble as automaker plans are rejected

Posted: 30 Mar 2009 02:37 PM PDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street's March rally is on hold after the White House rejected turnaround plans from General Motors Corp.


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