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March 10th, 2014
Perpetually struggling Amtrak wants to give up to 24 writers a free sleeper car, a desk and a picture window on a long-distance route as part of its new "residency" program. Details here. And here's a link to Wallace's famous...
A 24-year-old man was arrested twice over a seven-hour span in connection to three burglaries in the same neighborhood in downtown Redding.
Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing
“Go! Get down there!” After 30 minutes, I caved in to the voice, grabbed my camera and took off to see the eagles at Turtle Bay. They were soaring high and majestically. This is why the Lord nudged me to get down here! He wanted to bless me today! People often stop to ask what [...]
National Weather Service forecasters predict a 50 percent chance of rain today before 11 a.m. and an otherwise partly sunny day in Redding. The high should be about 66 degrees, falling to 46 degrees overnight. There will be a light wind up to 5 mph during the day. New rainfall will be less than a tenth of an inch. By Tuesda
A 51-year-old woman trying to take her life sustained serious burns in an explosion at her home in the 3700 block of East Keswick Dam Road.
Our video for The Best Damn Man is up on the Couch by Couchwest website. Tune in all week for an eclectic, entertaining collection of independent music.
1939: Stricken with influenza, three inmates of the Shasta county jail were removed to the county hospital Thursday night. It was decided to take them to the hospital to prevent a spread of the disease throughout the jail.
A 6.9 earthquake located about 40 miles west of Eureka struck this evening at 10:22 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A 6.9 earthquake located about 40 miles west of Eureka struck this evening at 10:18 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Three Simpson University wrestlers were named All-Americans at the weekend NAIA national championships in Topeka, Kan.
The CIF state basketball playoff brackets are released.
March 8th, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777 on Sunday, while troubling questions emerged about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated aircraft using stolen passports.
The headline number, the jobless rate, rose to 6.7 percent from last month’s five-year low of 6.6 percent. In the perverse way of economic statistics, that slight increase was actually a good thing because more unemployed workers were confident enough about finding jobs to go out looking for one.
A lifetime collecting insects taught Shasta County man patience and integrity.
Of the seven Simpson University wrestlers who qualified for the NAIA Nationals and made the trip to Topeka, Kansas, this past weekend, three returned with All-American honors.
To ring in spring, Bob and Jackie Douglas, owners of Tehama Oaks Vineyard & Winery in Red Bluff will be hosting their Tehama Oaks Wildflowers and Wine Spring Celebration on Saturday, March 15 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm. “We’re opening our quaint little winery to introduce people to our quality wines,” says Bob, Tehama O
Rita and her accompanist/husband, Sean Feder, will return home for a special KKRN fundraising concert on Saturday, March 22nd. Rita on guitar and harmonica, and Sean on dobro (resophonic guitar) and banjo, will deliver a special evening of original acoustic music, including many stories of Rita’s childhood in o
The acclaimed Celtic Group returns to the Cottonwood Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, March 11th. Traditional musicians Colleen Raney, Johnny B. Connolly, Stuart Mason, and John Weed will once again perform in the Northstate. A mashup of Molly’s Revenge and the Colleen Raney Band, Story Road blends a lively brew o
In 1957, while Frank Lloyd Wright was overseeing the design of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, he responded to an inquiry regarding a request to design a church in Redding, California, a community with a population at the time of only 12,000 people. After a year-long search and frustrating interviews with eight othe
The following is a list of Shasta County’s Most Wanted for the week of March 9th, 2014. Each of the listed subjects has been convicted in court and has failed to appear at sentencing. Any person appearing on this list is urged to turn themselves into local law enforcement or the Shasta County Jail. Law [...]
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The public is invited to the Redding Cooperative Preschool's annual rummage sale, held Saturday, March 15, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Trinity Lutheran Church at 2440 Hilltop Drive in Redding. All kinds of treasures will be for sale, including baby and children's items, small household items, clothes and
Homily - 1st Sunday of Lent (Year A)First Reading: Genesis 2: 7-9, 3:1-7 Second Reading: Romans 5:12-19 Gospel Reading: Ma
DecodeDC digs into the details of the federal budget.
Amid a surge of Islamic militancy in North Africa, a team of fewer than 50 U.S. special operations troops with a single helicopter arrived at a remote base in western Tunisia last month.
The rain will take a final swing at Redding today and it could get a bit wet. That's because forecasters expect as much as a half-inch of precipitation to hit the area between the day and night. Today's high should be about 60 degrees. Rain could linger into Monday, though forecasters expect a quick warmup under sunny skies