Elgin

10 Dec 18
language: a feminist guide

In Láadan, the fictional women’s language created by the feminist sci-fi writer Suzette Haden Elgin, there is a word, ‘radiidin’, which means ‘a non-holiday: a time allegedly a holiday but actually so much of a burden because of work and preparations that it is a dreaded occasion’. In the season that most likely inspired this […]

10 Dec 18
CHINDIA ALERT: You'll be living in their world, very soon

People present flowers during the unveiling ceremony of the Nanjing Massacre Victims Monument at the Elgin Mills Cemetery in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, Dec. 9, 2018. In order to remember the history of World War II and to maintain a lasting peace in the world, peace-loving people officially launched the Nanjing Massacre Victims Monument in […]

10 Dec 18
unionavenue706

By Ryan Hilligoss December 10, 2018 I came to Steve Earle a little later than most, picking up in his career with the release and tour for The Mountain with The Del McCoury Band. I remember very clearly two things that night long ago at Mississippi Nights along the river in St.Louis in 1999: being […]

10 Dec 18
Watch Wrestling

Watch WWE NXT 12/5/18 Tommy Sports-Entertainment comethThe Captain of Team Kick spars with #ShaynaTwoTimeThe King of Bros meets Punishment MartinezForgotten Sons in action against Mendoza & Carrillo Watch UFC Fight Night 142: Dos Santos vs. Tuivasa Final result: Dos Santos def. Tuivasa by TKO (strikes) Junior Dos Santos vs. Tai Tuivasa — Dos Santos def. […]

10 Dec 18
Chico Enterprise-Record
Monday Events Wilbur-Ellis Blood Drive, in memory of Gary Nunes, Willows: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Donors receive promo code for a cozy Vitalant beanie hat. Must be in good health, weigh 110 pounds or more, eat low-fat meal within two hours ahead of donation, drink 8-16 ounces non-caffeinated beverages an hour before donating, avoid caffeinated drinks, be 18 (16 with BloodSource parent permission), bring ID. Bloodmobile, 6504 County Road 57. BloodSource, 893-5433. Community Whole Body Fitness: 9-10 a.m. Overall exercise and fitness program. Program begins seated; includes Arthritis Foundation exercises, standing yoga movements, dance steps, proper breathing and more. All ages, levels of fitness. Facilitator Lynndee R. Caput. Reservations not required. Activity Center, Studio 2, 1875 Feather River Blvd., Oroville. 533-0780. Weekly. YMCA Health & Fitness: 7:45-8:45 a.m. Thai Chi. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Women’s Only Body Sculpt. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Co-ed Core Training. 1684 Robinson St. 533-9622. 533-9622. 1684 Robinson St. Weekly. YMCA Pool: 8-9 a.m. Water Fitness. 9-10 a.m. Deep Water Cardio. 10-11 a.m. Water Fitness. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Deep Water Cardio and Lap Swim. 533-9622. 1684 Robinson St. Weekly. Gray Lodge Wildlife Area: Sunrise to sunset. 9,100 acres; fields, riparian areas, ponds, waterways; shelter for 300+ species of resident and migrant birds, mammals. Self-guided nature trail, hunting, exhibits. 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley. 846-7500. Public Health Clinic: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Confidential reproductive health services for men/women. 78 Table Mountain Blvd. 538-7341. Weekly. Free lunch: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Salvation Army 1640 Washington Ave., Oroville. Christian Fellowship. Feed the People Ministries, Jackie, 693-8388. Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Monday. Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum: 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m. 13,000+ tools, auto parts, old kitchen utensils and more.  Admission $3, free to under age 12; $2.50 AAA members, groups 15+. Tuesdays: Half price to seniors. Call for group tour appointments. No entrance fee to ladies on Thursdays. 538-2528, 538-2406. 1650 Broderick St. Monday-Saturday. Chinese Temple and Museum Complex: Noon-4 p.m. Built in 1863 to serve the largest Chinese community north of Sacramento. $3 general, free to ages 12 and younger, $2.50 for AAA members or groups of 15+. Special tours and days by arrangement through Oroville City Hall. Temple, 1500 Broderick St. Call to schedule a group tour. 538-2406. Weekly. Oroville Historical Advisory Board: 5:30 p.m. City Council Chambers, 1735 Montgomery St. Second Monday. Oroville Planning Commission: 7 p.m. 1735 Montgomery St. Second Monday. Clubs/organizations Oroville Foothill 4-H: 6:30 p.m. Ages 5-19. Calvary Lutheran Church, 10 Concordia Lane. Activities, leadership roles, service projects. 534-9763. Second Monday. Oroville Area Sports Initiative Supporters: 5:30 p.m. High School library, 1535 Bridge St. Community members raise funds to improve Oroville’s youth sports facilities. orooasis@gmail.com. Second Monday. Health, emotional support Early Bird Fellowship, Alcoholics Anonymous: 6:30-7:30 a.m. Open. Oroville Family Resource Center, 2185 Baldwin St. Weekly. New Beginnings AA: 6:30-7:30 a.m. Alano Club, 2471 Bird St. Open meet. 534-9960. Weekdays. Butte County Public Health Department: Oroville clinic, 78 Table Mountain Blvd. Appointments, 538-7341. Weekly. Alcoholics Anonymous, Lake Oroville Fellowship: Noon, 8 p.m. 2471 Bird St. 538-8180. Weekly. Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, First Step NA at 3300 Spencer Ave. (African American cultural Center); Noon, Open Door at 2555 Baldwin (Open Door Church): 5 p.m. Foothil NA at Calvary Lutheran Church,10 Concordia Lane. 534-3599. Friends for Survival, Inc.: 4-6 p.m. Help after suicide death. Chico library, 1108 Sherman Ave. 566-5859. Second Monday. Victims of domestic Violence Support Group: Noon. 1931 Arline Rhine Dr., Oroville. 532-6427. Catalyst Domestic Violence Services, 24-hour crisis line 1-800-895-8476. Weekly. Restraining order clinics: Daily. Call for appointments. Catalyst Domestic Violence Services, 532-6427. Sisters in Sobriety: 5:30 p.m. Open AA women’s meet. 2471 Bird St ADAM 12-Step Christ-Centered Support Group: 6:30 p.m. Corker House, 2649 Elgin St. 532-9261. Weekly. Al-Anon: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Unity AFG. Feather River Senior Center, 1335 Myers St. 334-6734. Weekly. Forbestown Fellowship AA: 6:30 p.m. Open meet at Elevation Church, 19082 New York Flat Road, Forbestown. Mike, 701-9150. Weekly. Gamblers Anonymous: 7 p.m. Open meeting. Holt House, 1575 Bird St., Oroville. 591-5584. Weekly. To submit an item for Oroville calendar, email to calendar@orovillemr.com, fax to 342-3617 or mail to Oroville Community Calendar, P.O. Box 9, Chico, CA 95927. Include your name and phone number.
10 Dec 18
Greek Art & Archaeology with Aidan

Throughout the semester it has been enjoyable to watch the nexus between history and art unfold before me. In revisiting R. R. R. Smith’s essay, The use of images: visual history and ancient history, I was provided with another opportunity to further define these two ideas and the connections between them. When discussing the Plinian […]

10 Dec 18
Owen's Greek Art Blog

Marion True, under the guidance of the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, made many underhanded dealings with suspicious figures across to Europe to acquire and then display iconic and culturally significant pieces of art from the ancient world. The most notable and controversial piece that was a part of these dealings was a statue of […]

10 Dec 18
famousinfamousbirthsdeathsblog

Having had a bit of a mega day on the births front yesterday, things have settled down a bit and we see the following celebrate their birthday, starting with James I King of Scotland, was no longer in captivity from 1394. Pioneer in educating the deaf – Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet started using his hands in […]

10 Dec 18
Owen's Greek Art Blog

There has been much controversy concerning the Elgin Marbles and whether to return them to their original location in Greece. There are two frames of thought. The first stems from the belief that the marbles were stolen from their original place in the world, and that the people of modern-day Athens and Greece deserve to […]

10 Dec 18
Bell 2 Bell Wrestling Blog

The card for Wrestle Kingdom 13 at the Tokyo Dome on January 4th is set, with the exception of the NEVER Trios titles. With two shows left leading up to WK13, the only unknown currently is who will beat Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa and Taiji Ishimori for the NEVER 6 man titles, and who will […]

10 Dec 18
Bahman

Vintage 1943 Elgin A-11 American Military Wristwatch – Buy – Vintage 1943 Elgin A-11 American Military Wristwatch

10 Dec 18
Toni Andrukaitis

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning. ~Brad Henry **************** This morning, I had the pleasure of attending Mass at St. Thomas More in Elgin. It’s a beautiful church with simple lines and unassuming statues, but the panoramic stained glass windows behind the modest altar are amazing […]

10 Dec 18
Takedown Report

While having a girl on the boys’ wrestling team was not unheard of in the past, this year seven girls at Pontiac Township High School have decided to start their own team under the guidance of head coach Corey Christenson. The girls had their first team dual-format meet at Batavia High School on Wednesday. The […]

09 Dec 18
Peter Barrett

The nice folks at Voyeur Pacific+ (Virgin Australia’s in-flight magazine) asked me to put together a brief, insiders’ guide to great design experiences in Melbourne for a 2018 issue earlier in the year. I had some great help with the story from true Melbourne insiders, including street artist Loretta Lizzio, Broached Commissions’ creative director Lou […]