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Friday, April 17, 2009

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

A green vision unveiled for boosting area's economy

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

OROVILLE -- Seventy open and almost "shovel ready" acres between Table Mountain Boulevard and the railroad tracks north of Oroville are being proposed for a clean-energy technology business center by a community group, including several

Awards banquet held for dispatcher honors

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

CHICO -- A daylong exposition Thursday at the Chico Elks Lodge recognized the work of public safety agencies in Butte County and gave area students a chance to take a look at possible law enforcement and firefighter careers.

Butte College nursing students set date for Torres Shelter benefit

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

CHICO -- A group of nursing students from Butte College plans to give the Torres Community Shelter a helping hand on Saturday.

Butte's Most wanted

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Here are several people being sought by Butte County law enforcement agencies: Elizabeth Ann McKelvey The Butte County Sheriff' s Office is seeking Elizabeth Ann McKelvey for a felony warrant charging her with obtaining aid by misrepresentation.

Career Center chief has advice for job seekers

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:10 AM PDT

It's no secret that the job market is grim, with more reports coming each day of companies going belly up or laying off workers.

Chico Mall and its parent company file for bankruptcy protection

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 04:12 AM PDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — General Growth Properties Inc., the nation's second-largest mall operator and parent company of the Chico Mall, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early today.

Chico Mall operator files for bankruptcy

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

CHICAGO -- In its drive to become the second-largest owner of shopping malls in the nation, General Growth Properties Inc.

Daily Planner

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:21 PM PDT

Today Performance The Lodge at Terraces Senior Living: 7 p.m. Professional ragtime piano duo Jack and Chris Bradshaw present "Heart and Soul of Ragtime" concert.

Editorial: Drink wine, eat for good cause

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Our view: The League of Women Voters of Butte County deserves support in its lone fundraiser of the year Sunday.

Free camp offered for Glenn, Butte military kids

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:08 AM PDT

ORLAND — Glenn County 4-H is accepting registration through May 18 for children of military families in both Glenn and Butte counties to attend a free camping experience this summer.

Fugitive arrested at courthouse

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:10 AM PDT

WILLOWS -- A man featured in local media as one of Glenn County's most wanted fugitives Wednesday, was arrested the same day when he showed up at Glenn County Superior Court.

Garden Briefs

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:21 PM PDT

See some new and unusual plants The presentation at the Chico Horticultural Society's Weekend Gardeners' meeting will be given by David Walther, who with his wife Kathy owns Spring Fever Nursery in Yankee Hill.

Garden Tour: Garden is an ever-growing retreat

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:20 PM PDT

Greg and Dee Castagnoli moved into their 17-year-old home in April of 2007. With more than an acre of land that included beautiful mature trees and shrubs, large lawns and several gorgeous rose bushes, the last two years have been busy ones as they

Gold Nugget preliminaries start this weekend

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

PARADISE — Centered around the discovery of the largest gold chunk in California, Gold Nugget Days takes place over nine days in April on the ridge.

Hamilton High staff faces more cuts

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

HAMILTON CITY -- Precautionary school layoff notices will go out to several classified employees in the wake of a budget deficit caused by cuts in state funding.

I, robot — and gardener: MIT robots tend plants

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:21 PM PDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- These gardeners would have green thumbs — if they had thumbs. A class of undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created a set of robots that can water, harvest and pollinate cherry tomato plants.

Job fair busy despite grim job picture

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 01:39 AM PDT

CHICO -- Yes, it's a tough time to be going into the job market, but Chico State University students who attended the all-majors career fair Thursday didn't let that keep them at home.

League of Women Voters annual wine tasting event is Sunday

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

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

Letter: Help stop government corruption

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:10 AM PDT

Robin Huff's letter to the E-R concerning the county budget published Easter day was right on target.

Letter: Speaking fees look like bribes

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

When do speaking fees constitute a bribe? How about advances on book fees? Lawrence Summers, a top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, pulled in more than $2.

Letter: Unity can solve economic crisis

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Since the presidential inauguration, both the Democrats and the Republicans, locally as well as nationally, have been on each other's throat, not to mention the fiendish inflationary economic swindle perpetrated by Bush administration.

Local Briefs

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

Museum board fundraiser tonight CHICO — Taking a cue from Chico State University's "Up 'til Dawn" fundraiser, board members from the Gateway Science Museum will spend from dusk tonight through breakfast Saturday writing personal notes to

Local Roundup: Chico stays atop EAL with shutout of Paradise

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:40 PM PDT

Julie Haselton and Taylor Stahl scored first-half goals, Sam Conroy and Karly Forbis added a goal apiece in the second half and the Chico High girls soccer team defeated Paradise 4-0 Thursday in Chico.

Local job fair busy despite grim job picture

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:20 PM PDT

CHICO -- Yes, it's a tough time to be going into the job market, but Chico State University students who attended the all-majors career fair Thursday didn't let that keep them at home.

Lost mattress tangles bridge traffic

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

OROVILLE -- A mattress caused mayhem on Highway 70 Thursday morning after falling off a trailer pulled by a Dodge Ram pickup.

Man arrested after rollover from Chester

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

The man arrested on suspicion of drug and drug paraphernalia possession after his vehicle rolled over on the Skyway Wednesday afternoon, has been identified as Elsworth J.

NBC broadcaster John Madden retires

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 02:04 PM PDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Madden is retiring from football announcing, where his enthusiastic, down-to-earth style made him one of sports' most popular broadcasters for three decades.

No pusher needed: Adolescents getting hooked on home prescription drugs

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

CHICO -- Behind the frightening numbers are the frightened faces of children, hundreds of them in Butte County, hooked on powerful drugs they get from their parent's medicine cabinets.

Panthers get back at Bobcats on Jones' pitching

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:40 PM PDT

CHICO — Following Wednesday's 3-0 loss to the Paradise High softball team in the first game of a home-and-home series, Chico pitcher Joslyn Jones studied a scouting report on how to approach the Bobcat hitters on Thursday.

Police Report

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

The following property crimes were reported recently to the Chico Police Department: RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES April 10 — 200 block of West First Avenue.

Program on promoting peaceful communication will be held

Posted: 17 Apr 2009 12:09 AM PDT

CHICO -- A program designed to teach peaceful communication will be held Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Sidelines: Wildcats sit No. 4 in West Region

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:40 PM PDT

The Chico State baseball team is on the doorstep of its 14th consecutive postseason appearance with 13 regular season games remaining on their schedule.

Sow There: The age of instant gratification

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:21 PM PDT

After many years poking a spade into the same patch of soil, in no way is gardening becoming boring. I still walk out every morning (and every evening if I'm home before dark) and look around the small yard as if to find some new discovery.

Steve Carson's 'Outdoors' column: Sacramento River striper and sturgeon fishing improving

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:40 PM PDT

Things are looking up for anglers on the Sacramento River, reported Phil Peeples at the Tackle Box in Chico.

Two separate Chico robberies turn violent

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 03:26 PM PDT

CHICO — Two men were injured in separate robberies in a two-hour period Wednesday night. A cyclist was robbed and beaten unconscious on a bike path near the 1600 block of Nord Avenue.

U.S. crew tells of harrowing pirate showdown

Posted: 16 Apr 2009 10:20 PM PDT

OXON HILL, Md. -- "If I die I'm going to take someone else with me," one seaman vowed, grabbing a knife as alarms pierced the Maersk Alabama and pirates with assault weapons clambered aboard.

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