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Thursday, April 09, 2009

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Art briefs

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

Oroville art event celebrates nature OROVILLE -- The Artists of River Town and others will paint in the plein or open air around the Lake Oroville Visitor Center, on the viewing tower, and along the chaparral trail during "Mother Nature's Art: A

Banff Mountain Film Festival rappels into Chico tonight

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

CHICO -- If you are a mountain lover, outdoor sport lover, or art lover, and are free at 7 p.m. today, mark your calendar.

Biblio File: 'Funny signs' travel author coming to Chico State

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

Doug Lansky has backpacked in more than 100 countries, and besides collecting travel smarts he's also collected photographs of funny signs, often in fractured English, presented in a series of full-color books.

Buzz Art Gallery Listings: April 9, 2009

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

Here is a list of local galleries, museums and other art displays. (The listings reflect galleries and studios that have reported participation in Art First Saturday, which takes place 4-8 p.

Calendar highlight: Dave Pietro

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

Special guest artist and saxophone player Dave Pietro will join Chico State University's Jazz X-Press' "Fooling Around in April" concert at 7:30 p.

Calendar highlight: Tobin Roye

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

Classical guitarist Tobin Roye will perform with members of Chico State University's Classical Guitar Ensemble at 7:30 p.

Chico Interfaith Council examines its mission

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

CHICO -- The Chico Area Interfaith Council took a look at itself Wednesday and concluded it lacks diversity.

City looks at allowing businesses to purchase multi-year licenses

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

CHIC0 -- Hoping to save both time for staff and money for businesses, the city plans to allow businesses to pay for several years' worth of licenses at once.

Correction

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:18 PM PDT

Wednesday's Enterprise-Record incorrectly stated a quote City Councilor Larry Wahl made at Tuesday night's City Council meeting.

Cover story: Local artist Michael Halldorson shows prints at Upper Crust

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:47 PM PDT

CHICO -- "I was always an artist. I was getting ready to go to college for it when my counselor said, 'You can't be an artist.

Crew retakes U.S. ship from Somali pirates

Posted: 09 Apr 2009 02:33 AM PDT

NAIROBI, Kenya -- In a riveting high-seas drama, an unarmed American crew wrested control of their U.

Daily Planner: April 10

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

Performance Blue Room Theatre: 7:30 p.m. The Root Theatre Company presents "The Scene," by Theresa Rebeck.

Daily Planner: April 9

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

Events Fundraiser for American Cancer Society: 5-9 p.m. Round Table Pizza, 2201 Pillsbury Road. Hosted by Misters and Sisters with Blisters Relay for Life.

Dawn Rollins talks in her office March 24 at Paradise Community Counseling Center about her work helping teens, young people and their families.

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:43 PM PDT

'We support and we teach': InnerView, Dawn Rollins shares the credit of regional award By MARY NUGENT- Staff Writer PARADISE — There are things Dawn Rollins is sure about.

Editorial: Belt tightening hits all waists

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

Our View: City, community organizations are on the same team and need to work together. Tough for one; tough for all.

Entertainment calendar for April 9-15

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

Thursday, APRIL 9 MUSIC/NIGHTCLUBS HAS BEANS: Open mic night. 8-11 p.m. All ages. Free. Ongoing. THE ITALIAN GARDEN RESTAURANT & LOUNGE, Paradise: Karaoke, 7:30 p.

Feds vote to halt California chinook salmon fishing

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

MILLBRAE -- California's commercial chinook salmon fishing season will be called off again after a record low number of fish returned to spawn last year, federal fisheries managers announced Wednesday.

He Said, She Said movie review: 'Adventureland' is an average coming-of-age story

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

"Adventureland" is about a young man's summer job at an amusement park, and the girl he meets there. MICHELLE: At best, it's a renter.

Letter: Don't be fooled by corporate propaganda

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

Your recent editorial "Union ballots shouldn't change" does a good job of promoting the corporate theme regarding the Employee Free Choice Act.

Letter: Don't be intimidated by the left

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

I felt embarrassed recently by one of your clever letter writers. He mentioned my name over and over again in his letter.

Letter: Incarceration proves costly

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

The recent shooting of four police officers in Oakland has brought to our attention the serious failure of our prison system.

Local Briefs

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

Cross Walk planned on Good Friday WILLOWS — The Willows Ministerial Association is sponsoring a Cross Walk on Good Friday, beginning at noon.

Music preview: Chico Performances presents jazzy Marcus Roberts Trio this week

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

CHICO -- Marcus Roberts, who plays Chico State University's Laxson Auditorium on Saturday night, lost his sight when he was 5 years old.

Music preview: JJ Cale reflects on music career before hitting road

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

PARADISE -- JJ Cale is hitting the road for his first tour in five years, for a few weeks of solo shows in intimate west coast venues like the local Paradise Performing Arts Center on Tuesday.

Music preview: Roy Rogers slides into Sierra Nevada's Big Room next week

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

CHICO -- Fans of slide guitar can argue over who's the best player of the lot, but surely there is none better than the estimable Roy Rogers.

North State Voices: Some celebrate Easter by getting wet

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

Easter is supposed to be a religious holiday, but like Christmas, it is inseparable from a number of secular customs.

Official: Indian remains won't affect levee project

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

HAMILTON CITY -- The recent discovery of prehistoric American Indian remains at the Sacramento River won't delay the new Hamilton City levee project, a federal official said Wednesday.

Oroville artists host reception

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

OROVILLE -- The Artists of River Town will host a free public reception from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the State Theatre, 1489 Myers St.

Panel seeks safeguards for smaller trees, too

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

Massaging an existing tree protection ordinance, the Bidwell Park and Playground Commission has proposed making the regulations stronger.

Piles from Butte Creek Canyon fuel break to be burned

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

PARADISE -- The Butte County Fire Safe Council is literally seeing its reserves go up in smoke as it foots the bill to eradicate vegetative waste from a fuel break project halted by the state budget freeze.

Police hunt suspect vehicle in 10:30 a.m. home burglary

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 11:20 AM PDT

CHICO — Police are looking for a vehicle used in a residential burglary that was interrupted at 10:30 a.

Police looking for suspect vehicle in home burglary

Posted: 09 Apr 2009 12:14 AM PDT

CHICO -- Police are looking for a vehicle used in a residential burglary that was interrupted at 10:30 a.

Pour it on

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

CHICO — Members of the League of Women Voters of Butte County will host their 36th annual wine tasting April 19 at Lakeside Pavilion at California Park, 2565 California Park Drive.

Rice a highlight in farming community

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

Prices for medium-grain rice grown in the Sacramento Valley have increased, making last year a good one for rice farmers.

Starbucks closing two stores in Chico

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

CHICO -- Two Starbucks coffee stores will close as part of the company's efforts to rid itself of financial problems.

Suspects sought in interrupted Hamilton City burglary

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 10:12 PM PDT

HAMILTON CITY -- A woman called the Glenn County Sheriff's Office about 4:10 p.m. Tuesday to report a burglary in progress at a home in the 400 block of Main Street.

Theater briefs

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

Root Theatre creates 'Scene' at Blue Room CHICO -- Northern California's Root Theatre Company will present "The Scene" by Theresa Rebeck at 7:30 p.

Theater review: Parisian society revisited in 'The Learned Ladies'

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 03:46 PM PDT

CHICO -- Student actors at Chico State University's department of theatre took a step back in time last week with its presentation of French playwright Moliere's comedy/drama, "The Learned Ladies," in the Wismer Theatre.

Two Starbucks in Chico closing

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

CHICO -- Two Starbucks coffee stores will close as part of the company's efforts to rid itself of financial problems.

What you need to know about the Humane Society

Posted: 08 Apr 2009 09:44 PM PDT

To search for a lost pet after-hours or view animals up for adoption, you can check the society's Web site at www.

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