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February 23rd, 2010

Shasta County residents want to see development over the next 40 years that preserves the identities of their cities and towns.
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Debra Moore, a campaign aide for Senate hopeful Rick Keene (and former R-S colleague), was one of the witnesses at the table during the recent discussion between Tea Party doyenne Erin Ryan and Redding City Councilwoman Missy McArthur. She posted...
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The southbound slow lane of Interstate 5 has reopened 10 miles south of Lakehead following a big rig that jack-knifed.
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A RABA bus and a car collided on Tehama Street west of California Street in downtown Redding shortly after 12 p.m.
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RED BLUFF — A 45-year-old man has been sentenced to 180 days in jail after Tehama County sheriff’s deputies said they found methamphetamine concealed in his boxer shorts following a traffic stop, prosecutors announced today.
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What is your favorite performance in a film, this decade?
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OMG, how times have changed! The City of Redding officially adopted the following Ordinance on October 20, 1887: "It shall be unlawful and is hereby declared to be a nuisance for any female to enter any saloon or public place...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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James Hansen is a scientist who is regarded as the world's authority on global warming and climate change. He is also a grandfather who sees a train coming down the tracks, and his grandkids are on that train. There's a bridge out up ahead. Nobody seems to see it - what do you do?,
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With absolutely no fan fare and little presence on the internets LA Ink unrolled season 5. Did Aubrey get fired? Hell, yeah. Is Cory still Kat’s rock? Yes, indeed. The producers or who ever is in charge of shows like this really milked the psycho drama. So many of the little nasties in the storyline  had to [...]
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The banner headline in yesterday's paper -- "Stratte investigation moves forward: District attorney forwards complaint to Shasta County grand jury, FBI" -- has angered members of the Stratte family, I hear. Understandable, since the family hasn't owned that infamous land...
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors voted to impose a 45-day moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries this morning after continuing the public hearing on a two proposed medical marijuana ordinances.
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Criminal proceedings were reinstated this afternoon against a Cottonwood woman accused of attempted murder and other crimes in connection with the alleged beating of her boyfriend’s 7-year-old son last year.
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When I was growing up, "INSTANT" FOOD was all the rage: Instant mashed potatoes, Tang Instant Breakfast Drink.....It was the era of Space Food Sticks, for crying out loud. I don't know why everyone was in such a hurry - it's not like we had to micro-manage our Internet lives back then. For some reason, saving time was cruci
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All real estate is local. We hear lots of trend info from around the nation in the media. But if you have a house to sell here, or want to buy one around here, only local trends matter. Above we see 24 months of sales data for the greater Redding area, an area roughly from Shingletown to Whiskeytown, and La
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There's a chance of rain this morning that will increase by afternoon in the valley, according to the National Weather Service. Expect a high today of 45 to 51 degrees.
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Events, products and speakers of interest to women will be featured this Saturday at the Shasta County Fairgrounds in Anderson. “All About Women” focuses on women’s health, homes and hobbies. Displays will feature massage, exercise, diet, financial planning, gardening, home decorating…
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Off Stage is a chance to meet the cast and crew of The Dance Project without the costumes, choreography or stage make-up. Each profile offers a peek inside their lives, a glimpse of what inspires them to perform and an appreciation for making a living in the arts in the North State.
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Over the road noise, on top of the wind slashing over parts of the car that jutted from it’s otherwise smooth shell, came the pops. Angry klaxons sent as a warning. Pop. Pop. Pop.He regretted now giving her the gum. He was ambivalent on the line that drove her to fill the rubberized chunk of gum paste and flavoring
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The whole 2005 “Street of Dreams” promotion echoes with bitter irony today. The Street of Dreams was a group of 4 luxury homes in Redding that were decorated and toured for charity. But really mostly to showcase builders, vendors, and decor. And a chan
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Can city afford to be picky? I attended the City Council meeting on Feb. 16 and listened as Kurt Starman proposed additional budget cuts to the city. After his list of proposed cuts, he announced that the city was still going to need an additional $2.3 million from the city's employee unions in order to fill the budget gap
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A north state water irrigation canal operator is suing the federal government, saying it's violating the law by sending water south without first fully supplying agriculture here.
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Redding man arrested after drugs, teen found COTTONWOOD - A 60-year-old Redding man found with a 16-year-old girl in his car Sunday night on a remote road here was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs, Tehama County Sheriff's Office officials said Monday.
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A group trying to save Kilarc Reservoir by forming a small power company wants federal energy regulators to give its idea a chance.
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One was supposed to be a star this year. The other's time had supposedly passed. Sven Kramer and Bode Miller both will go for their second gold medals of the Vancouver Games today. NBC will air Kramer's 10,000-meter speedskating race and Miller's giant slalom.
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One year after the economy prompted Sierra Pacific Industries to shut down its small-log sawmill in Quincy, the timber giant will reopen a portion of the operation.
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ANDERSON - The Anderson Planning Commission on Monday approved an ordinance with numerous strict restrictions on the cultivation of medical marijuana in the city.
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The Shasta Union High School District board of trustees is holding a special meeting tonight to consider a draft resolution to send layoff notices to teachers in the district.
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The typical post-holiday blues hit the Redding housing market in January. After a December that capped a second-half surge of home sales in 2009, activity slowed in January.
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RED BLUFF - Sun City goes back before the Tehama County Board of Supervisors today for reconsideration in response to a recent court order.
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Housing affordability in the greater Redding metropolitan area peaked in the final three months of 2009. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index showed that 69 percent of all new and existing homes sold in Redding - which includes Shasta Lake and Anderson - in the fourth quarter of 20
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CANADA CONCEDES: Canada is giving up its brash goal of winning the most medals. The U.S., which has a chance to get the most hardware at a Winter Games for the first time in almost 80 years, led the overall medal count with 24 - three more than Germany. The U.S. and Germany were tied for the most golds, seven each. Canada h
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Critics of Proposition 14, the "open primary" measure on the June ballot, argue - seemingly with a straight face - that it would erode voters' choices, by limiting general elections to the top two primary candidates, regardless of party. Have they watched the elections today?
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Goodwill plans come before city Plans for Goodwill Industries of Sacramento Valley Northern Nevada to open a retail store inside the former Circuit City building on Dana Drive will go before the Redding Board of Administrative Review on Wednesday.
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1910: Building materials were arriving for the new Pitt Station. The building would be at the junction of the Southern Pacific and Sacramento Valley & Easter tracks. The two-story station would be 112 feet long exclusive of the 26-foot platform. The station would be surrounded by tracks as the house track would be separ
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The closer it gets, the worse California's pending sale of state buildings looks, at least for the long-term interests of taxpayers.
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What have you read lately that helped you in some way or just put you in a good place? That's the question I posed recently. I listed a few books I'd been reading and asked you to tell me about yours.
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Zach Kaylor and Anthony Williams put a new spin on an old Enterprise saying. Both Kaylor and Williams said Monday "It's good to remain a Hornet" after signing National Letters of Intent to run track and field and cross country at Sacramento State on scholarship. The pair sat in from of family, coaches, friends, gi
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Winners were crowned Sunday in the annual Coca-Cola 2-ball competition at Sequoia Middle School.More than 200 kids ages 8 to 14 competed in the annual event that pairs kids to sink as many baskets in an allotted time.
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Knights basketball standouts Matt Fogarty and Molly Morton have league MVP honors to add to their playoff appearances.Fogarty was named as Golden Valley Conference men's basketball Most Valuable Player, while Morton earned the GVC women's MVP accolade.
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Manufactured home in Cottonwood with permanent foundation on just over 10 acres. Property has a seasonal creek running through it and a few small outbuildings.  Plenty of room for your toys. Lots of priv
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RED BLUFF — Sun City goes back before the Tehama County Board of Supervisors today for reconsideration in response to a recent court order.
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A serious question: If this year's elections were held under the "open primary" rules of Proposition 14, it is an even bet that Doug LaMalfa and Rick Keene would still end up going head-to-head. Only they'd be doing it in...
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liberation from the self,” (Albert Einstein). “The true value of a politician can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from his party,” (Giles A. de Mello). Today we may have seen the true face of bipartisanship in the US Senate.
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The Shasta College women's basketball parlayed a 21-6 record and an outright Golden Valley Conference championship into the No. 7 seed in the Northern California playoffs. The Shasta College men's basketball team drew the No. 16 seed after sharing the GVC title with Feather River and College of the Redwoods.
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Knights basketball standouts Matt Fogarty and Molly Morton have league MVP honors to add to their playoff appearances. Fogarty was named as Golden Valley Conference men's basketball Most Valuable Player, while Morton earned the GVC women's MVP accolade Sunday.
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She’s done. My Frida Kahlo doll is complete. I’ve have been working on her slowly. Thinking about every detail. I pretty happy with her. All the dolls are simple, moon-faced things by design. I don’t want to try to make them just like real people. Photography lessons are in my future. The new light I boug
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Last month, Republican congressional candidate Pete Stiglich had touted his grassroots support from the Shasta chapter of the California Republican Assembly, which voted to back him over Rep. Wally Herger, as a January editorial noted. Alas, the CRA's district endorsement...
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A deputy's traffic stop over the weekend in Happy Camp escalated into a fight and the suspect threatening to drown himself.
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My childhood hometown -- a small, geographically isolated, resource-dependent town in many ways a lot like Redding -- is applying to be one of the test sites for Google's high-speed broadband project, the Farmington Daily Times reports. Google plans to...
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ANDERSON — Planning commissioners tonight will consider tough new restrictions on growing medical marijuana within the city limits, including a ban on any outdoor gardens or grows within a residence.
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A Gerber man was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of having drugs after Tehama County sheriff’s deputies found he was carrying methamphetamine.
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A 60-year-old Redding man, found alone with a 16-year-old girl in his vehicle Sunday night on a remote road in Cottonwood, was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office.
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On January 16, 1920, Prohibition Amendment XVIII, or the more popularly known "Little Volstead Act" went into effect outlawing the sale of alcoholic beverages. Cottonwoodites obviously did not abide by the law because the town was possessed of "bootleggers everywhere"...
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Turtle Bay’s famous bald eagle pair now has three eggs in the nest.
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I asked that question via e-mail over a year ago and here's the answer I got: I was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, but my parents moved to Irving, Texas - a suburb of Dallas - when I was three....
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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RealtyTrac reported its January numbers for foreclosure properties which include notices of default, auctions and bank repossessions. There was a 10% decrease from the previous month however the 315,716 foreclosure filings for U.S.  properties was 15% higher than one year earlier. Nevada has the honor of the high
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The cold weather is back for a few days and so I’ve made a quick carbo breakfast to counteract the chill. One big brown egg and two french toast waffles. Keeks A$$. French toast waffles from the frozen breakfast aisle of Walmart are very popular around here. My granny just loves them with a little butter. Getting [...
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A quick snapshot of the standing-room-only memorial service for Redding area volunteer extraordinaire Alton "Hutch" Hutchinson, Saturday afternoon at the First United Methodist Church. (I found a seat in the choir loft behind the altar.) Masons, Rotarians, Elks, Redding...
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A Los Molinos man was arrested Sunday on a parole violation after Tehama County sheriff’s deputies found him at his house bleeding from two head wounds.
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You can listen to ambient and space music free at the Earth Mantra website. Here’s a link to the latest collaborative release of a few friends of ours, and longtime fellow travellers, Jim Combs, Jez Creek, and Kevin Haller. It’s interesting and evocative music. Good for late evening reading and such, where the m
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Are you tired of everyone harping about cleaning up your space at this time of year? Well, applaud yourself for last year’s organization and begin again with a smile on your face. I am not asking you to bring in…
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The Shasta Union High District board of trustees is holding a special meeting Tuesday night to consider a draft resolution to send layoff notices to teachers in the district.
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Now that our DA has handed over John Harris' detailed complaint about the Stratte property deal to the Grand Jury and the FBI? Since it's a possible criminal investigation, the council should, at a minimum, publicly order that all records...
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It’s “Lose the Chew” week, and the Shasta County Tobacco Education Coalition offers ”Quit Kits” for those who are trying to kick the habit. Tobacco chewers might believe that it’s safer than smoking, but chewing tobacco has been linked to oral cancer,…
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Seldom do foreclosure listing agents more accurately describe their subjects. And we like the name Centrum Lane, like the vitamins. Will living under a pyramid structure, and skinny dipping daily in Cedar Creek help you live forever? Buyer to verify. In a
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Expect sunny skies this afternoon, with a high around 64 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
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I swore I would never use or buy silicone bakeware. Now I just swear at silicone bakeware. Am I alone? I gave in to those flexible silicone pans because of the promise of muffins and madelines and cak
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What: Oil painting class by Jim Hastings When: March 1 through May 20, Thurdays 9 a.m. to noon Where: Old City Hall 1313 Market St Redding, Ca Whether you think you can’
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Stud“Save the date,” she says, folding twice the business card he’s given her.He caps the pen, positions it into his shirt pocket and fumbles for what to say. She smiles, demure, and puts a warm hand on his elbow to propel him along.He liked it when the sperm donations were more clinical, less like s
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What is your favorite thing about your mom? (Click here to answer.)
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With a break in the men's hockey tournament and no sign of Lindsey Vonn or Apolo Anton Ohno, the ice dancers will have center stage largely to themselves today. NBC plans to air their free skate in prime time.
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By late Saturday evening, both Shasta College basketball programs had league titles to their credit.However, while the Knights women were enjoying an undisputed Golden Valley Conference championship, the Shasta men's team found itself in a three-way tie for the league win after another road loss.
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REDEEMED: Bode Miller won the first gold medal of his Olympics career, taking the super-combined with plenty of flair - roaring back from seventh after the downhill with a blazing slalom run. Miller now has a medal of each color after three races in Vancouver.
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Both Simpson University basketball teams stunned Menlo with big second-half comeback victories at the Heritage Student Life Center on Saturday.
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Saturday evening's deluge will leave a mark in the north state's weather annals, unlike so many recent downpours. That's because the storm nailed the Redding Municipal Airport. Other highly localized cloudbursts over the past few years have systemically missed that notoriously dry spot and dumped their loads on the northern
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Saturday evening's deluge will leave a mark in the north state's weather annals, unlike so many recent downpours.That's because the storm nailed the Redding Municipal Airport. Other highly localized cloudbursts over the past few years have systemically missed that notoriously dry spot and dumped their loads on the northern
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Bob Barker would be proud of the weekend spaying and neutering efforts veterinarians are volunteering in Redding. One Sunday a month, Haven Humane Society is running a nearly daylong clinic to spay and neuter feral cats trapped by people around Redding, said Cyanna Brauning, chief medical officer at Haven.
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1910: More than 66 couples attended the fifth annual ball of the Foresters Lodge in Fall River Mills. Everyone agreed that the event was a success. A new feature was a free cloakroom, where overcoats and hats were kept for the happy patrons.
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Bob Barker would be proud of the weekend spaying and neutering efforts veterinarians are volunteering in Redding.One Sunday a month, Haven Humane Society is running a nearly daylong clinic to spay and neuter feral cats trapped by people around Redding, said Cyanna Brauning, chief medical officer at Haven.
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LEAVE TRAIL ALONE: Pave the Rail Trail? What a great way to ruin an otherwise delightful experience. Better add speed bumps now that you'll be attracting road racers. Ironic: Careless spending as a solution for previous careless spending.
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Why penalize struggling shop? I am a the owner of Toucan Tans, a business on Hilltop Drive. I've recently been cited by the city of Redding for having a portable sign in front of my building.
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Recent articles and editorials in the Record Searchlight haven't shed much light on the roots of the problem or the view of medical marijuana patients in the current rush to get ordinances passed. I will try to do that here.
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Great rivalries capture our imagination - cats and dogs, Sharks and Jets, Enterprise and Shasta, glorious Northern California and those water-stealing bums who reside on the far side of the Tehachapis.
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I guess I'm going to live. After a couple of shots of cough syrup I slept almost all night. I woke up once coughing and realized Arlo had his furry butt in my face, which could have been a major contributing factor. I moved him - not easy, he didn't want to go - and went back to sleep. I had to sleep propped up and when I w
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Super clean home with a pool in a great neighborhood. Wraparound deck and views of snow capped mountains. Master suite has attached bath and private deck. Large Family Rm. has wood flooring, fireplace with French doors opening to th
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I spent Friday finishing off my two new plush squid. My son, Brian, mentioned that he thought my black and pink squid looked like a ninja. Here are a couple of pink squid, one with a half mask and one with a full hood. Both have rhinestone eye sparkles. They look a little devious, very stealthy and [...]
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Centrally located Redding home with many upgrades including laminate flooring, dual pane windows, new fixtures and ceiling fans. Large back yard with gated RV or boat parking on the side.
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Rural setting with no utilities. Hillside lot with trees close to the town of Big Bend in Shasta County.
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Horse Trail Riders and Hunters Delight Hunters – Deer Zone X3A, 114 Acres of recreational property surrounded by BLM lands. Easy access. Located near the community of Little Valley. Ride Forever and explore the many treasures
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Shasta County’s top prosecutor has sent a complaint about a city of Redding land purchase to other authorities for further investigation.
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Opportunity is waiting for the discerning Buyer. Vacant Redding Lot with a fantastic view of the Lassen Range. Close to Shasta & Simpson colleges, Redding shopping centers and easy freeway access.
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I don't know about you, but one of my biggest problems in life has been Gluttony. I just read the other day that 2/3 of all Americans are either over-weight or obese. And that for the first time, there is increasing stat
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It was first named Shingle Camp for the many shingle-making camps in the area. In 1854 the first Shingletown Store was built. Shingletown was stragetically located at the junction of three popular roads from east to west; the primary road...
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Newer Cottonwood four-plex, each unit is 1,100 sq ft with three bedrooms, two and a half baths, single car garages and washer & dryer hookups. Kitchens are equipped with dishwasher, refrigerator & gas r
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Actually 7 new windows, courtesy of STS-130, the 130th Shuttle mission ending (hopefully) today. If you’ve been keeping track over the last 13 days, you know our brave astronauts have finished installing an observation module on the International Space Station with 7 new windows, called the Cuppola. The view should be
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The prompt over at Sunday Scribbings is "When Pigs Fly."Meh.ListlessThe roof had very little pitch to it and a recent coating of tar gave it a quality of being open to nothingness, especially tonight, where clouds obscured the moon.They’d been drinking cheap beer kept cool in a cheap Styrofoa
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The far northern Sacramento Valley may see more showers today, though probably not a repeat of the thunderstorms that pounded east Redding, Anderson and the Cottonwood area Saturday evening.
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    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey.
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It was such a beautiful day, we (My brother Kevin, my son Sean, and I) thought we would visit the walking archery range.
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Suzanne Vega - The Close Up Tour Feb. 19, 2010, at The Cascade Theatre. Here’s a link to Suzanne Vega’s songs. Photographer Paul Heath was born in West Lafayette, Ind., and moved to Redding in 1988. He likes photography,
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My friend Chris and I decided to tour New Orleans for two days and then take a cruise to Cosumel. In January, we flew to New Orleans and stayed in the French Quarter, not knowing that a big celebration was headed our way for a Saints football game in the Dome. They won the game and the celebration began.
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Shasta Roots and Shoots Volunteer Opportunities: Wildlife surveys. Cleanups.
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The Shasta Mayflies and Shasta Trinity Fly Fishers will sponsor four children to attend fly-fishing camp this summer. Scholarships cover the full $750 cost of one of the five-day camps held in June and July.
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HOLT-SAULSBURY A May 8 wedding at the House On The River in Lakehead is planned by Mandy Holt of Vacaville and Paul Saulsbury of Redding.
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To satisfy consumer demand, manufacturers have created small, travel-size versions of our favorite products. At the same time, Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles per hour!
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Q: How effective can a financial adviser be if the client doesn't have a financial plan?
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COTTONWOOD Friday Receipts: 1,274; Feb. 12: 1,381.Compared with previous sale: Slaughter cows $2-$3 higher. Stockers and feeders $1-$4 higher once again last week as fat market went to the low 90s. Off lots and singles $7-$12 lower than top offerings.
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This past Tuesday night was a tough evening for Redding's City Council. It faced a significant adjustment to Redding's general fund, the city's operating budget. Actual tax collections are substantially less than the city's budget anticipated. It was a sober reminder that our local economy is weak - weaker than city officia
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A 2007 UCLA survey showed that 26.4 percent of Shasta County residents - 45,000 people - had no private or public health insurance coverage. This would largely explain why, as health reform efforts have stalled, several polls show a majority of Americans still want Congress to continue to work on reform but are conflicted b
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For the last five years, the students at Rother Elementary and several other schools around the country recycled plastic bags though a program offered by Walmart. Schoolchildren were encouraged to be part of recycling and earn money for their schools at the same time. This program was so successful that my students last yea
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Last week in this space, I questioned Sarah Palin's willingness to face up to the media, calling her paranoid for holding two talks at which no cameras or recording devices were allowed.
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A spokesman for Gallup, in explaining the uses of its Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, suggested that it was a planning tool: Local leaders could track trends and "figure out what do they need to do to improve lives."
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MONDAY Redding Area Bus Authority: 5:15 p.m., Greyhound relocation to the Redding Intermodal Passenger Transfer Center, City Council chambers, 777 Cypress Ave., Redding, 225-4055.
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1910: A large crowd attended the dedication of Cottonwood's new Catholic Church while a choir from Sacred Heart Church in Red Bluff performed. The church was free of debt because the land was donated by Mrs. Foster and the building was put up by a subscription fund.
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Nielsen thinks he's above law In response to Jim Nielsen's recent letter to the editor claiming that the "Case is closed: I live in Gerber":
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The Shasta College women's basketball team didn't want to share this year's Golden Valley Conference title with anybody.After Saturday's 80-72 victory over College of the Siskiyous in Weed, the Knights won't have to.
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Paradise is lost. The townspeople are at the mercy of a few bad apples who are consistently making the tree look poisoned after several ugly incidents following Wednesday's boys basketball game between Enterprise and Paradise on The Ridge.
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The Northern Section Division III boys' basketball bracket made things interesting.As expected Saturday, the seeding committee made the Enterprise Hornets (19-6) the D-III top seed, and the Foothill Cougars (16-9) the No. 2 seed. Both Eastern Athletic League squads have first-round byes and won't play until the second round
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Enterprise, Central Valley and Hayfork all grabbed top seeds in the Northern Section girls' basketball playoffs after the seeding committee released the brackets Saturday.
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It certainly wasn't a surprising Saturday at the Northern Section Division I Wrestling Championships at Foothill High's Cougars' Palace.
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WINNER VONN BRONZE: Andrea Fischbacher of Austria won the Olympic super-G after Lindsey Vonn let up at the end of the race. Vonn, who settled for bronze, won in the downhill to open her Olympics and then wiped out in the slalom leg of the super-combined. She now has three days off to rest her bruised shin before Wednesday's
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Call it Hockey Day in Canada. Today features rematches of the last three men's gold-medal games when Russia plays the Czech Republic, the United States faces Canada and Sweden takes on Finland. Those are the final games of the preliminary round.
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Firefighting agencies are looking at the investigation into the 2008 death of a young firefighter in the north state woods in an effort to make their work safer.
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors will resume a public hearing on a proposed medical marijuana ordinance Tuesday after failing to make a decision two weeks ago.
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Remember when you were just about to get your driver's license and you had your permit, you were very quick to volunteer to take the car and pick up some milk for your mom? When you had to take your bicycle you couldn't be found, but now with the possibility of driving a car, things changed.
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It will be OK to carry concealed weapons in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and Lassen Volcanic National Park starting Monday when a new federal law goes into effect.
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PALO CEDRO - More than 40 north state girls learned Saturday that science can be fun and they could be engineers someday. "The hope is by doing actual, hands-on activities it will make it less of a foreign idea," said Lori McNeill, a leader of the Society of Women Engineers group in Redding.
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2 motorcycle riders injured in collision Two motorcycle riders were flown to the hospital early Saturday afternoon after they collided head-on at the off-highway vehicle park at Shasta Dam.
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Can you teach a rocket scientist new tricks?
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An off-duty police lieutenant said he pulled a gun on five youths and ordered them to the ground last month because he feared for his safety and thought one of them had weapons of his own.
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Not a single radio ad has aired and the usual rash of campaign signs has yet to appear on north state lawns for the candidates running for the District 4 state Senate Republican primary this June.
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While most campaign donors give money to support the candidate they want to actually win a race, others try to spread their cash around to both challengers.
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The race for the Republican nomination for 4th District Senate seat is shaping up to be brutal.
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Okay, so 3 years ago I broke my neck while fixing my daughters Bronco, which I had no business up to my neck on in the first place! Long story here!  So, a few lingering nerve issues later, well, more exactly, a bizzare one in 300,000 condition called Arachnoiditis w/ M
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Reports the San Jose Mercury News: A number of prominent Republicans have publicly switched their support from Poizner to Whitman in recent days, including former Assembly Republican Leader Sam Blakeslee, R-San Luis Obispo, Rep. John Campbell, Sen. John Benoit, R-Riverside...
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From Scott Mobley's story on Thursday: Former Redding resident John Harris, a founder and chief executive of a financial software company focused on electronic bond trading, has gone a step further, calling the Stratte purchase and REU loan illegal. He...
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Two motorcycle riders were taken to the hospital by helicopter early this afternoon after they collided head-on at the off-highway vehicle park at Shasta Dam.
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The Enterprise boys and girls basketball teams each grabbed No. 1 playoff seeds, as did the Central Valley girls, as the Northern Section is releasing the brackets today. The Hornets boys are the top seed and Foothill is the second seed. Each teams have first-round byes. Enterprise faces either No. 4 Paradise or No 5 Corn
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The opening line came to me in the shower. It grew from there.Moments In GraceThere was never enough time anymore.He tries to pinpoint the exact instant in his memory when their paths diverged into separate directions, yet still managed to sweep forward, but he couldn’t select it out of the hubris.
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“I like to think they are shy,” David Walther, co-owner with his wife Cathy, of Spring Fever Nursery in Yankee Hill tells me, speaking of his beloved hellebores. “Many varieties of hellebores have flowers that fac
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Jerry is the last person to do restoration work on the Lady of Justice. He has completed making all of the finishing touches, including painting her the very same color she was way back in 1889 when she stood atop...
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Springlike weather should continue today and into next week in the north state.
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Today’s FDotD looks like it was a swingin’ pad back in the day, despite the inevitable REO green pool. It’s listed as a 4/2 of 2572 sq ft, but tax records say it’s a 672 sq ft 2/1 built in 2003, and now owned by
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From a fascinatingWSJ interview with Temple Grandin, the 'most famous autistic woman in the world': She's worried about the "handicapped mentality" that she thinks is increasing. "When I see these kids with 150 IQ and their parents want to put...
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Boy am I having a variety of computer problems. If it's not one thing... So I'm sending this fragile device off to Apple for about a 3 week stay. In the meantime, instead of trying to borrow computers to blog--I'm...
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I had the good fortune to spend a sunny day at Yosemite National Park on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010. The first slide show is of vistas of Yosemite Valley. The second is of the Ahwanee Hotel in Yosemite Valley. Photos by…
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If you are a regular follower of our blog you will notice it has been a while since we last posted. As you can see we have been very busy reconfiguring everything online. When we first bought the studio 4 years ago we had to integrate our old business into the new studio business. We [...]
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Q: What three features are most buyers looking for in homes these days? What can sellers do to better target those preferences?
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Some people ask: "Have you finished your taxes?" I ask: "Are you ready for spring?" When spring is close, I'm wound up. If there are too many rainy days in a row, I start to panic because I fear I will not get to all the work I need to do. Rain is good, I realize. But it would be nice to have it spaced with dry days so we c
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The land stretches out in abundance: acres of clover and grains, woodlands and a small vineyard. A herd of cattle lazes next to a barn. Across the way two additional barns house sheep and pigs in the middle of their birthing seasons. Four greenhouses are nearby.
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Mercy Medical gets stroke care award Mercy Medical Center in Redding has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award.
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Q: Do you support stem cell research? Why or why not?
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Volunteers are the glue that holds communities together. It's hard to imagine anyone "stickier" than "Hutch" Hutchinson. Mason, Elk, Rotarian, founding member of the Redding Trade Club - "He was everywhere and into everything, even if it pissed off Phyliss (his wife of 53 years)," recalled Chris Wordlow of Shasta.
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Does this sound like Obama?Many my professor, in a European history class, described the Hitler phenomenon as "a nation that chose to go mad."
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The Redding City Council agreed Tuesday evening to delay a proposed ballot measure on city workers' pensions and instead try to negotiate concessions with city unions over the next few months.
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Local blues musician Terry Pelayo believes there are others of his ilk who crave a great performance, and he's acting on his vision to expand the scope of R&B-style music locally by bringing big-name musicians to Redding.
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Today is Saturday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2010. There are 314 days left in the year.
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The other day, a friend of mine, Joe, called and said, "I have to ask you something. I was driving north on North Market and had turned left (east) onto Lake Boulevard and was going to turn right onto Hilltop when I observed the light was red, but there was a green arrow for the Hilltop turn. I didn't know exactly what I wa
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Redding police arrest 3 burglary suspects Redding police arrested two men and a juvenile Friday after the trio drove away from a home that they allegedly burglarized.
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A captain with the Anderson Fire Protection District who was arrested in December on suspicion of embezzling $350 from the volunteer firefighter association's fundraising account pleaded not guilty Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A 43-year-old Redding man has been charged with grand theft, financial elder abuse and other crimes after he persuaded people to trade him items for $7 million worth of property he didn't own, police said Friday.
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A 28-year-old Redding man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he assaulted a Red Bluff man Saturday morning outside a fast-food restaurant on Pine Street in Redding.
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Gun shop manager Patrick Jones says he wants to sell as many firearms as he can.
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Shasta County was the 19th most unhealthy county in California, while neighboring Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties were even less healthy, according to a new report that compares overall health of the nation's counties.
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The San Francisco Giants are returning to the radio dial in Redding.
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A retired Shasta County Superior Court judge Friday granted a temporary restraining order against a Redding police lieutenant who is being accused by the family of a Redding teenager of hitting, kicking and threatening to kill him and his four friends last month.
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What: Rivercity Jazz Society Presents “Night Hawks” When: Feb 21, 1 to 5 p.m. Where: Elks Lodge 250 Elk Drive, Redding Cost: General Admission $15 Members Admission $10 Student Admission $2 Children up to age 12 free “Night HawksR
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What: 4th Annual FurBall, a fundraiser for homeless animals presented by Another Chance Animal Wellfare League When: Feb. 20 Yappy Hour at 5:30 p.m.: Preview auction items, visits friends and enjoy live music and beverages. Dinner at 7 p.m.: No-host bar and live and silent…
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Redding police arrested two men and a juvenile today after the trio drove away from a home that they allegedly burglarized.
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What: Oaksong Music Society presents Jim Hurst When: Feb. 20, 8 p.m. doors open at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $15 Available from Bernie’s Guitar 223-2040 3086 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA International Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year 2001 & 2002. N
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A 43-year-old Redding man has been charged with grand theft, financial elder abuse and other crimes after he convinced people to trade him items for $7 million worth of property he didn’t own, police said today.
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The San Francisco Giants are returning to the radio dial in Redding.
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deuce560 guessed it correctly as being located "...across Clear Creek just downstream of the old mill site off of Trinity Mountain Rd. about a half mile north of Hwy 299." Everyone who has ever driven to French Gulch has passed...
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Conservative crime-fighting SoCal Sen. George Runner has a new bill: @ SEX OFFENDERS: RUNNER LEGISLATION WILL REMOVE YOU FROM SOCIAL WEBSITES SACRAMENTO - Sen. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) today introduced legislation that will stop convicted sexual predators on parole from...
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That's roughly $17 for an orchestra seat. Such a deal. Show's at 7:30 tonight at the Cascade. Here's the e-mail from JPR: At this point we have quite a few tickets remaining ... and so, in an attempt to allow...
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Here's word of an interesting discussion that could have a major impact on Northern California: Two senior House Republicans are accusing the Interior Department of "working in secret" on a plan to "lock up vast expanses of land in Western...
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Miller-McCune Editor John Mecklin writes that journalists should never, ever write about redistricting, which he describes as "a news soporific of amazing potency," but then ignores his own advice and takes the plunge anyway. So what could make me take...
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The OC Register's Brian Joseph has a rich story about how lawmakers leverage their allowance for expenses while in Sacramento doing the people's business. Read the whole thing, but here's the bit that piqued my interest. The Register says its...
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The number of mortgages with permanently lowered monthly payments under the Obama administration’s foreclosure prevention program increased dramatically in January. In all, the number went up to 116,297, with an additional 76,482 modifications approved and awaiting acceptance by the borrower, the…
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Recreation Calendar: Feb. 19, 2010
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Have you ever broken off a relationship with a friend because it was unhealthy for your self-esteem? Were you proud of your decision or did you regret it? View 1489 Answers Not that
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Erin worked hard on getting out the February issue of The Voter, the newsletter of the League of Women Voters. Events around Women’s History Month are coming up so there is lots associated with that celebration. Be sure and join their LWV group on Facebook, and help us grow the number of local people who [...]
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The sunny warm weather will leave us today. The clouds are gathering. The happy pinwheel I bought yesterday will get soaked by rain. These four large birds were hanging out in a tree not far from our yard. We are two doors from the river so I guess the turkey buzzards were taking a break from their [...]
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Well, here's an interesting development. Invoking the specter of a century-old Los Angeles water grab, Northern California farmers have filed a lawsuit that may escalate the state's ongoing water crisis. The farmers say the San Joaquin Valley communities hardest hit...
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Can you guess where this mysterious thing/place is located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! If you are the first person to correctly guess where this mysterious place is located, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from...
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February is Black History Month, and a big event to mark the month is planned for this week at Shasta College. The 6 p.m. Wednesday event will include a film, poetry readings, media presentations, music and speeches by students and community leaders.…
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This was an easy choice.Bittersweet, really.The Knack, arguably the best power-pop band ever, lost its lead singer,Doug Fieger, to cancer on Feb. 14.If you're of a certain age, you've probably a copy of "Get The Knack" from 1979. I had it
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Today’s FDotD is a 2001 built 3/2 of 1504 sq ft, according to the listing. It’s in a great neighborhood called St Thomas off Hilltop Drive.  It’s very near to shopping of all sorts, and a short walk indeed to the River Trail and the Sundial Bridge at the base of the bluffs. It looks like
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A captain with the Anderson Fire Protection District who was arrested in December on suspicion of embezzling $350 from the volunteer firefighter association’s fundraising account pleaded not guilty during his arraignment today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Winter’s not over.
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Recently I’ve read in three places that California is still suffering from drought. The Los Angeles Times, the U.S. Drought Monitor and the Western Regional Climate Center in Reno all gave their assur
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It's a quarter to three... there's no one in the place but you and me... so set 'em up, Joe, I've got a little story -Oops. Wrong song. This isn't Frank Sinatra time; I feel more like Tom Waits right now. Tom Waits with a head cold.The sinus and coughing thing has gained strength and variety, with sn
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When you crave Chinese food, what do you order? Where do you order from?
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historical places in the north state.
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We had a taste of nightlife in Chico recently. It rattled some old memories of my college years down there. Day or night, you can't help but notice that Chico is fueled by younger folks.
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Chasing one's dreams in the Big Apple can be a rough-and-tumble proposition, and it's no different when the dreamer in question is a life-sized puppet named Princeton who gets help from characters like the Bad Idea Bear.
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For a well-established folk singer with 30 years of experience as a writer and performer, Suzanne Vega is no stranger to innovation.
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Though the weather this week wasn't typical of February in Redding, the North State Symphony draws on the influences of composers from some notably chilly regions for the forthcoming performance "Hot Passions from Cold Climates" with a guest appearance by renowned pianist Natalya Shkoda.
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Jim Hurst, International Bluegrass Music Association's Guitar Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Bernie's Guitar.
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In the latter days of the Carter presidency, it became fashionable to say that the office had become unmanageable and was simply too big for one man.
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Summit would end deniability Ruth Marcus (column, Feb. 11) asks, What would a summit accomplish?
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What will last longer? The open space or the controversy?
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The sixth-seeded Anderson High School girls soccer team fell 2-1 in overtime to No. 3 Las Plumas in the Division I soccer playoffs Thursday in Oroville.
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The Eastern Athletic League's girls basketball title will have a higher latitude for the first time.Enterprise put the finishing touches on the school's first EAL title Thursday by suffocating Foothill at Manatowa Gymnasium, and the 47-29 victory officially sends the title to a city not named Chico. The Hornets (12-1 EAL, 2
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Today is Friday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2010. There are 315 days left in the year.
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The paint that was shot all over it came off the Shasta Union High School District bus that took the Enterprise High School basketball team to and from Paradise High on Wednesday.
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Children of the first responders to the Cantara Loop spill of 1991 received a pleasant surprise in the mail this week.
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The investigation into the mysterious Saturday shooting of a Weed man in the parking lot at a fast-food restaurant in Redding has resulted in the arrest of four men, Redding police investigators said Thursday.
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Country music star Sara Evans will help raise cash and food donations for Redding's homeless shelter next month.
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Federal trail builders are set to pave a former railroad grade between Keswick and Shasta dams.
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Turtle Bay eagles have second egg Liberty laid another egg on Thursday.
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Counting homeless people is rarely an exact science, especially in the snowy eastern reaches of Shasta County in the dead of winter.
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As those behind an agreement to remove dams along the Klamath River celebrated a ceremonial signing Thursday in Oregon's Capitol, Siskiyou County's elected leaders continue to oppose tearing out the dams.
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A passenger who jumped out of a car tonight on Oasis Road may have broken his leg, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
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Portland Business Journal has a feel-good item: Bob Moore turned 81 on Monday. To celebrate, he gave his company to his employees. I think creating an employee stock-ownership program is a little subtler than just handing over the deed, but...
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Enjoy a fabulous salad bar luncheon, floral design demonstrations, silent auction and raffle after picking up a variety of plants at the Redding Wonderland Spring Frolic Luncheon on Saturday, March 27. All proceeds will provide scholarships for students in the Shasta College Horticulture program.
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I went to see one of my favorite artists, James McMurtry, perform at the Palms Playhouse in Winters this week. More on that excellent show in a minute. First, I want to highlight what looks like a stellar weekend of performances…
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Liberty has laid another egg. Nest watchers report that the female half Redding's famous bald eagle pair laid an egg at 4:32 p.m. today and Denise Yergenson, spokeswoman for the California Department of Transportation in Redding, confirmed it at 5:30 p.m. Liberty also laid an egg Monday afternoon.
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Rep. Tom McClintock minces no words in his take on the Klamath Basin agreement: At a time when Californians are paying the highest electricity prices in the Continental United States and when officials can't guarantee enough electricity to keep the...
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Counting the homeless is rarely an exact science, especially in the snowy eastern reaches of Shasta County in the dead of winter.
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With guitarist Frank DiSalvo this weekend. Click here for a listing of other upcoming live performances. Cool how many local restaurants and watering holes are offering live music these days....
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The investigation into the mysterious Saturday shooting of a Weed man in the parking lot at a fast-food restaurant in Redding has resulted in the arrest of four men, Redding police announced today.
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Lower home prices combined with low interest rates bumped up the First-Time Buyer Housing Affordability Index (FTB-HAI) for California to 64%. During the bubble, this index bottomed out just over 20%.  This number reflects the number of households that can afford an entry-level home assuming a 10% down payment and
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City Attorney.....................................................$240.00 City Clerk..........................................................$220.00 Night Watchman...............................................$1105.00 Marshall.......................................................... $1102.57 Fee to Marshall for killing 9
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After deleting countless comments calling for mob justice and prison rape, we've decided to stop allowing comments on Redding.com stories that deal with child molestation. It's unusual for us to remove comments from a whole category of stories, but in this case it's a relatively easy decision. Despite whatever mino
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Country music star Sara Evans will help raise cash and food donations for Redding’s homeless shelter next month.
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The Daniel Rodriguez concert at the Redding Convention Center has been canceled.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Robert Ingram of the Fort Crook Historical Society sent me the following request. If you haven't seen the Round Barn at the Fort Crook Museum, this would be a great time to see it. It's very easy to find....
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1. Enterprise Starship Variety Hour 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday, and 1 p.m. Saturday at David Marr Auditorium, 2200 Eureka Way in Redding. Enterprise High students will sing and dance to a variety of pop, rock, soul and swing songs from artists including Pink Floyd, Beach Boys, Michael Jackson and more. In
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Andrew Heller is a classically trained pop tenor (and a scientific engineer) who resides part-time in Zenia in Trinity County. He has been nominated Entertainer of the Year by the Inspirational Country Music Association.
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Don Hirbe left his mark on Redding. In 1962, he brought the pastrami sandwich to town when he opened Don’s Sandwich Shop on Bechelli Lane. Redding was “a very small town (pop. 13,000) with a couple of burger places. There were no delis here then,” Hirbe recalled. “They didn’t even know what a pastrami sandwich was
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Since the revival of the Cascade Theatre some years back, and even before, the 1700 block of Market Street has long been desired as a prime location to set up shop. Over the years, numerous businesses have opened their doors with the intention of becoming a downtown destination. Previous occupants have included Chocolate de
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I dunno. Are measures like the VoteSafe initiative, which the Grass Valley Union reports Sen. Sam Aanestad is helping promote, an honest response to a genuine problem? Or are they just a Republican attempt to make voting a little more...
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With her focus on ordinary people and real-world subjects, acoustic singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega heads to the north state this week for a performance at Redding ’s historic Cascade Theater at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
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E-mail from Ed Rullman: Hi Marc... Too bad about the film festival in Mt Shasta...Remember that the 2nd Annual "Sundial Film Festival" in Redding is alive and well! Sponsored by local businesses thru the Rotary Club of Redding, the dates...
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Apparently, the squirrels that keep the comment engine running for this this blog are feeling as sick as I am this week, because Ed Marek reports he could not make a response to my post about nuclear power and TANC. Ed's p
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From the SacBee: (Ray) Kerridge's resignation comes amid three years of declining city budgets, as well as infighting among City Council members and recent allegations of impropriety and poor management in some city departments. ...The Utilities Department is also under...
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Movie-going in Redding is getting more interesting. Two programs — one at the Redding Library and one at Shasta College – bring foreign and independent films to the area. And both are FREE. An international film class at Shasta College, taught by Leo Fong, is open…
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The Shasta Society of Brewers had a social gathering to hoist a few pints at the Ale House in Redding last night. Despite the photo, the place was pretty packed. So was Bleachers next door, and Bert and Ernie’s, down a half block. The parking lots were full. Redding has developed quite a bar scene [...]
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RED BLUFF - The former officer manager of a Red Bluff logging company who’s accused of embezzling more than $2 million from the business did not enter her plea today in Tehama County Superior Court.
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We’ve been out to today’s FDotD. It’s back off the road down a lengthy driveway, and sort of perched on 1.8 acres of a northeastern facing hillside, so it seems quite private. Records say it was built in 1958, and is a 4/2 of 2231 sq ft. The prior $399K listing from 2004 fairly gushed the
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A 55-year-old Redding man was sentenced this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to 15 years to life in prison after he pleaded no contest last month to molesting a four-year-old girl.
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A 24-year-old Redding man was taken into custody early this morning after he fought with police officers following another fight in which he reportedly punched a woman in the face, kicked her while she was on the ground and brandished a knife.
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Better enjoy the sun today.
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Power Source Top 20 recording artist Andrew Heller will appear in concert March 20, 2010, at The Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center in Weaverville, CA. His program will be “Mostly Broadway,” featuring a repertoire of (mostly) romantic show tunes, many of…
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OneWord is a great little prompt. Sixty seconds to write something with a word that's provided.That word is "spoon."There’s warmth here, even under a thin blanket. What began as twisted flesh in sweaty passion has morphed into this place – dark, quiet. She breathes lig
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  “Eat right, exercise, get plenty of sleep, take time out of each day and spend a moment with the one you love”.  This isn’t new information, but finding a balance in yo
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The Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery & Cultural Center celebrated the opening of its latest art exhibit, “RED,” on Friday, Jan. 29, in Mt. Shasta. In the past, it has been up to the jury to bestow B
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  What: Cypress School Penny Drive to Benefit Haiti Relief Fund Where: Cypress Elementary School When: The month of February Details: The school invites everyone to co
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Who is your favorite President? Why? (Click here to answer.)
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STARS (AND STRIPES) COME OUT: Lindsey Vonn, Shani Davis and Shaun White capped a spectacular day for the United States at the Vancouver Olympics, each winning gold medals and fulfilling the high expectations they carried north of the border.
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Delayed a bit by the weather and nearly derailed by a shin injury, the Lindsey Vonn show is now under way. So far, it’s been worth the wait. Vonn won the women’s downhill Wednesday, and NBC will show her next event, the super-combined, in prime time today. The men’s figure skating free skate and women’s halfpipe als
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Whistle-blower to talk in Chico The College of Business at Chico State University will host a lecture by notorious whistle-blower Mark Whitacre at 5 p.m. March 1.
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Today is Thursday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2010. There are 316 days left in the year.
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The Hornets got a scare on The Ridge.The Enterprise High boys' basketball team shook off a seven-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Paradise High Bobcats 57-54 Wednesday and keep pace in the race for the Eastern Athletic League title.
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The Redding City Council on Tuesday approved selling the 82-acre Stratte property off Interstate 5 south of town to the Redding Rancheria for $1.575 million.
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John Miller has seen Red Bluff High School athletics through the eyes of an assistant coach, parent and teacher. Now his view will be from one of the premiere positions - varsity football coach.
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For Kenneth McMillian and the Chico Panthers, Wednesday's 71-57 win over Shasta at Harlan Carter Gymnasium was a statement.Not to the Wolves, necessarily. But perhaps to themselves, Pleasant Valley and whoever the Panthers draw in the upcoming Division II playoffs.
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Wednesday night was my first taste of junior college athletics. And I don't mean first taste as a reporter - I mean it was literally the first time I had ever been to any JC sporting event.
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All season long, the Knights women's basketball team kept saying it was gunning for another league title.Not many gave the Knights a chance for that.
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Water levels at Lake Shasta continue to climb, granting fishermen access to long-dry boat ramps and giving marina owners some hope that crowds will return this summer after two long, dry seasons.
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Mayers Memorial Hospital District in Fall River Mills was fined $50,000 after hospital staff members' "inadequate care" led to the death of a patient, state health officials announced Wednesday.
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There are many situations in life where one's family must make a decision. If handled well, these decisions can bring the family closer together. Handled poorly, these same decisions can drive a wedge between family members and, at worst, lead to a family divorce.
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All three of our children became athletes before they started school and among them, played eight different sports. The hours I've spent watching my kids play sports and my husband coach over the past 27 years add up to nine straight months of watching competitions - 24/7.
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Shasta County residents are among the unhappiest and unhealthiest in the United States, according to a Gallup poll conducted last year.
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Suspicious device wasn't a pipe bomb Ellis Street in Redding was shut down for a short time Wednesday afternoon while the Shasta County Bomb Squad investigated a suspicious device.
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Blake McCabe has his new heart.The 15-year-old former Redding resident, who had waited months for a transplant, was given new life on Jan. 25 during a 12-hour operation at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto.
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Maybe booze is not recession proof. In an effort to infuse life into its Martini Bar, where the hours had been cut to two days a week before it closed Jan. 1, Win-River Casino is remodeling the space into a poker room.
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A dangerous stretch of road will get a long-planned straightening starting next month thanks to $6.4 million in federal stimulus funds.
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Progress at Buckeye School of the Arts in Redding means a new multipurpose room, parking lot and landscaping, but it also means the preschool on campus will be kicked out of its current building by the end of the school year.
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I've had a powerful dry cough for several days and I woke up with sinuses letting me know they aren't happy. Went to work, cleared everything off my desk that had to be handled, came back home, and that is how I was present to see this. I'm putting this here for my own recollections so feel free to skip.Short h
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Ellis Street in Redding was shut down for a short time this afternoon while the Shasta County Bomb Squad investigated a suspicious device.
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Firefighters went to a residential structure fire tonight about three miles east of Manton in Tehama County.
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Firefighters extinguished a fire tonight in a water-heater space at the Caravan Mobile Home Park off Highway 273.
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MERCY WINGS NETWORK TO MOBILIZE FOR HAITI Mercy Wings Network, a nonprofit organization recently formed in Redding, hopes to mobilize on its first mission to Haiti within the coming weeks. The team will be using a de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter from Mile-Hi Skydiving in Longmont, CO, a cargo aircraft capable of operating out
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Mayers Memorial Hospital District in Fall River Mills was fined $50,000 after hospital staff members’ “inadequate care” led to the death of a patient, state health officials announced today.
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Done in by the economy, writes founder and director Jeffrey Winters. Here's the obit....
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ANDERSON — Emergency personnel were being sent this afternoon to a reported traffic accident involving a big rig on southbound Interstate 5 north of Deschutes Road.
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Back to work on my Frida doll.   I made purple and tomato red flowers for the top of her braid wrap and these are a pair of earrings I will give her once I’ve sewn her head to her body. The purple does not show up well in this photo. Maybe I’ll replace them with pale [...]
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Press release from Chico State University: 'The Informant' Whistle-blower Mark Whitacre to Address White-collar Crimes The College of Business at California State University, Chico, will host a lecture by notorious whistle-blower Mark Whitacre at 5 p.m. on March 1, in...
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Picture, if you will, Opening Night 2009 of “The Vagina Monologues” at Red Bluff’s State Theater: Advance sales of 75 tickets suddenly swelled to a crowd of 400 and delayed the curtain-raising as theater staff scra
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The TSA's new directive to randomly swab passengers' hands for explosive residue...what with all our gun owners and indigenous and visiting hunters....
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I received an email letting me know the historic Kingsbury ranchhouse at Igo was being demolished today for safety reasons. It suffered more storm damages recently and it was just a matter of time before it fell to the ground...
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On Scott Mobley's story on the sale of the controversial city-owned Stratte property to the Redding Rancheria: Serge_A_Storms writes: Amazing, the only property in California to not lose value. Actually, Mike Warren convinced the city council to overpay in '04...
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Hitman brings campaign message to Lafayette -- Republican gubernatorial candidate and former eBay chief Meg Whitman, flanked by two large flat-screen monitors that echoed her numbered talking points, pounded out her stump speech before a sold-out gathering of the Commonwealth...
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Those dreaded red-light cameras at Redding intersections appear to be working. Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen says in his annual report that the automated cameras are responsible, at least in part, for a 5.49 percent decrease in traffic collisions throughout the city. More…
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She plays the Cascade Theatre Friday night. Here's a link to a recent New Yorker profile. An interesting excerpt: Vega explained that a couple of years ago, after she was dropped by her record label, "I noticed that a lot...
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Shasta County’s courts, which were closed on Friday and Monday for the Lincoln and Presidents’ Day holidays, are again closed today.
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Why do they taunt me?
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Today’s FDotD has Churn Creek in the backyard. It creates a pleasant atmosphere. It’s a 1981 built 3/2 of 1196 sq ft that has been remodeled. We don’t think these were originally stucco, so that’s a plus. From what we can tell, this one can qualify for the C
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Another sunny day with a high temperature of 73 degrees is on tap today for the Redding area, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say.
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The Chico Creek Nature Center is more than a gateway to Bidwell Park. It’s a place where wild animals and their strange yet familiar homes can be experienced. It’s a place where children and their
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are occur, ragged and tidy.The Recently DepartedThere’s a fly in the cramped waiting area, incessantly buzzing and flitting to and fro.It turns his stomach just a little.“Filthy little bastard,”
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It’s mid-February, and even in the colder sections of the North State the time is now for planning and even planting your spring and summer vegetable seeds and starts – inside and out. On Feb. 15, I hosted a special…
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If you could live in any home on a television series, what would it be?
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Dear Lynne: My boyfriend and I love the Vietnamese soup, pho. We’d appreciate knowing how to make it at home. Can you help us? — Keri in Seattle Dear Keri: I, too, am a pho fan, especially right now with snow on the ground, although I’ve slurped down my share through the summer, too. For those who haven’t
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The Redding City Council on Tuesday evening approved a plan to plug a looming multimillion dollar hole in its general fund — the pool of money that pays for public safety, planning and parks.
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The prospect of getting a construction job today in Shasta County is bleak.
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The rivalry between the Enterprise High and Paradise High girls basketball teams is a nitpicker's delight. Every free throw, every loose ball and each quick shuffle of the feet are pieces of the puzzle that come together to decide which team is the best in the Northern Section's Division III grouping. On Tuesday at Manatow
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Whiskeytown officials are considering snuffing out smoking at swimming beaches around the popular lake west of Redding.
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Rescue personnel tend to Andrew Scott Brown, 19, of Redding after he rolled his SUV on Interstate 5 on Tuesday.
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Rescue personnel tend to Andrew Scott Brown, 19, of Red Bluff after he rolled his SUV on Interstate 5 on Tuesday.
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For the second straight game, the West Valley High boys' basketball team went berserk from beyond the 3-point arc Tuesday and registered a Northern Athletic League victory, 82-52 over the Yreka Miners. West Valley was successful on 12 of its 3-point attempts.
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Marcus Zachary heads into the Division II tournament on Saturday with a spotless 36-0 record and there's a good chance that streak will stretch into the 40s by the time the Northern Section Masters Tournament is finished next weekend. If Zachary can reach 45 wins, he would join some impressive company among the all-time gre
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Mary Stegall announced Tuesday she will not seek re-election to the Redding City Council this fall.
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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2010. There are 317 days left in the year.
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HASTA LAKE — When Tom Campbell rolled out of bed Monday, his calendar had two days on it — Tuesday and Friday. Well, Tom, as Lynyrd Skynyrd put it, Tuesday's gone and it came and went with the Central Valley High School girls basketball team beat Corning 45-35. "One down, one to go," Campbell said. Now, the Falcons can
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Redding School District trustees voted Tuesday to issue layoff notices to 25 full-time teachers in the district for 2010-2011.
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Redding will ban smoking at City Hall.
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The Redding City Council this evening approved selling the 82-acre Stratte property off Interstate 5 south of town to the Redding Rancheria for $1.575 million.
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It must be Dr. Ron Reece, who dutifully -- and passionately -- takes to the podium at Redding City Council meetings to stick up for the idea of preserving the Stratte Property as open space, the vision of creating a...
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The Redding City Council this evening approved a plan to plug a looming multi-million dollar hole in its general fund budget, the pool of money that pays for public safety, planning and parks.
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One problem with being a one-man-band here at the Café de Mello is that if my rather surly and temperamental muse goes on strike, or I am abducted by aliens, or I go on a bender, or life intrudes—as it did last week (I will explain shortly)—everything comes to a halt. I am, therefore, looking for one o
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Hear Redding's self-styled "sonic iconoclast, aural provocateur" is ailing. Get better soon, Slam. Wanna see you playing at Vintage in 2010. A link to his MySpace page. I like "Life of a Millionaire" and "Martini Bruises." The usual Tipper Gore...
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A July 7 trial date was set today in Shasta County Superior Court for a 41-year-old Redding man accused of raping an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman.
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Andrew Scott Brown, 19, of Redding received serious injuries in a rollover accident on Interstate 5 this afternoon.
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Three men accused of orchestrating a $200 million real estate and investment Ponzi scheme have a new judge and a new preliminary hearing date.
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It was striking moment during last night's "tea party" talk with City Councilors Rick Bosetti and Pat Jones: Bosetti mentioned, in passing, the names of Mary Stegall and Missy McArthur, which caused the room to erupt in boos. Was it...
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Tehama County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a vandal who spilled 500 gallons of diesel fuel at a ranch near Vina.
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As a veteran of processing over 100 short sales in Redding and Shasta County I can tell you; sometimes things just don’t add up.  Many times I’ve seen banks turn down offers and later sell the property after foreclosure for less than our original offer.  How can this be?  It just doesn’t make sense, or does it?
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Redding police are continuing to piece together today the circumstances of a Saturday night shooting that hospitalized the adult son of a Shasta County jail inmate accused of attempted murder, sodomy and other crimes.
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The Foothill High School’s Key Club donated 2,200 pairs of jeans to go to homeless people in Haiti after they hosted a Teens for Jeans drive last week.
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The Obama administration now says it will back low-interest loans to help build two nuclear power reactors in Georgia. What does this have to do with TANC, the effort to erect giant power lines across the north state? At t
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By the standards of California, Redding City Councilwoman Mary Stegall is pretty middle-of-the-road. But in Redding, she's found herself a perpetually besieged liberal standard-bearer --- a prime target of conservatives who tried to unseat her in 2004 and '06, and...
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The Chinese who lived here during the Gold Rush years were very generous during Christmas and other holidays and often gave gifts to the whites which included silk handkerchiefs, embroidered scarves, candies, firecrackers, and a bowl containing a Sacred Lily...
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Newsweek has a great piece on the profits and potential losses of hiring a business executive to run our political institutions. The lead: To hear Jon Corzine tell it, Meg Whitman is either deceiving us or deceiving herself. Like Whitman,...
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Mary Stegall announced today she will not seek re-election to the Redding City Council this fall.
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Car wrecks, rapes and reports of domestic violence were down, but aggravated assaults, robberies and burglaries spiked in Redding in 2009.
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Tomorrow will be the beginning of Lent for the Catholic Church and for Catholics around the world. It is a beautiful 40 day preparation period of self-reflection, prayer, penance, and alms-giving.
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Finished my order for a passle of big DarcyArts catnip squddies. We are getting back into the regular pattern of our week after the long Presidents Day/Valentine’s Day weekend. It was so pleasant to spend time with Brian and Emily. I feel very good about them as a pair. Good energy, mellow, smart. I should have captur
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A 72-year-old Jones Valley man suffered a sudden heart attack only seconds before his pickup went into an embankment Thursday morning at Dry Creek Road near West Elk Trail in Jones Valley, his widow said today.
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Any member of the artistic community of Redding and Shasta County should read this.....
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Gorgeous views of Lassen and Redding city lights from existing building site. New well & septic system installed. Well produces approximately 20 gpm of good water according to seller. Private setting nestled in the trees yet clo
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A new poll has found that people in the Western United States tend to be happier and healthier than those in other regions. The annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, based on interviews with more than 350,000 people nationwide, found that Western states typically…
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I was heartbroken when my flash unit failed a few weeks ago. Especially because the repair center wanted nearly as much money to fix it as it originally cost. Repair or replace? It’s a tough call. I spent 10 years or so of my career as an electronics tech, so I decided to try to fix [...]
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Here’s a Freddie Mac asset out in Cottonwood out off Bowman Road. According to records, it’s on 1.23 acre. The last record of sale we could find was 2000,
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It’s Tuesday, time for the NaiSaiKu Challenge. What’s that? It’s my occasional stab at poetry, administered by Andy Sewina. It’s kind of like haiku, but not.embers pop, warming fire,flicker flames paint shadow
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The March 9 trial of three teenagers accused of beating a homeless man to death in April was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court until May 5.
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Mostly sunny skies with spring-like temperatures are in Redding’s weather forecast for the next few days.
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I don’t remember how many years it’s been since I first tucked a resin black Santa figurine in my kids’ Christmas stockings. I bought them at Morrison’s Discount Wareho
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Warning: If you are of delicate sensibility and abhor reading novels with violence, profanity, sex or just an overall vulgar attitude, you probably should stop reading now. No doubt your overall mental
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You may be following the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, which began over the weekend. As I write this, the U.S. Men’s Hockey Team just finished its opening round game against Switzerland. Ray Tufts, an Anderson High and Shasta College graduate, is…
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As we begin to enter the Lenten Season (Tomorrow) it is a great time to slow down, quiet down, and reflect on who we are and who Jesus Christ is to us. This is a great picture to gaze at, with its multidimens
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When copper replaced gold as the top mineral produced in Shasta County in 1897, it brought with it great prosperity for the mine operators and the many local businesses related to the industry. But the smelters these mines used caused significant environmental damage in the region.
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THE GOP STRATEGY: The Senate Republicans are on a sure course to gaining seats in 2010. By simply keeping the Democrats from accomplishing anything, which they have been very successful at, they now accurately accuse the Democrats of failing to accomplish anything and thus not deserving to be re-elected.
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At long last, there are signs Californians might become a little inventive in the face of financial crisis.
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For good or ill, one of the most dramatic changes in California's cities in the past year is the spread of storefront dispensaries selling medical marijuana, a trend that's made parts of conservative Redding feel like Amsterdam.
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City taking step in right direction Thursday, two academic researchers from the Center for Regional Change at UC Davis released a new report on the two initiatives around employee retirement compensation that Redding's City Council has been considering placing on the June ballot.
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1910: Plans were being made to build a fireproof hospital in Redding. Dr. Stabel and other prominent citizens probably would let a contract in a few days for a substantial structure to be built, costing about $20,000. The building would occupy the site of the former St. Caroline Hospital, which was razed to the ground by a
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The Falcons are starting to soar at the right time. Heading into the final week of the regular season and with the basketball playoff seeding set for Saturday, the Central Valley High School girls basketball team jumped to No. 1 in the Northern Section Division IV playoff points standings released Monday by the section offi
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Old dynamite found in a tackle box in garage SHASTA LAKE — A stick of dynamite estimated to be at least 20 years old was blown up Monday by members of the Shasta County Sheriff's Office bomb squad after it was found in the garage of a home near Central Valley High School.
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Liberty laid her first egg on Presidents Day.
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Popular at such tourist haunts as Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, the bicycle rickshaw has arrived at the Sundial Bridge in Redding.
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A Redding police dog helped find a man suspected of attempting to rob an east Redding convenience store.
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The way Yreka High School cross country and track and field coach Pam Borg sees it coaching is all about paying it forward. She learned a love of running as a young girl and was mentored by her coach Augie Argabright. "Augie inspired me to want to coach," Borg said Monday. Borg, who has been coaching for 20 years, was name
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Different week, same story. Nothing changed in the Northern Section Division III boys basketball standings, as Enterprise remains entrenched in the No. 1 seed with 4 playoff points, while Foothill has a stranglehold on the second seed with 7 points. The Hornets and Cougars play each other Friday at the Cougars' Palace. But
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West Valley grabbed a pair of Division I No. 2 seeds as the Northern Section office released the seeds for the boys and girls soccer playoffs. Both the boys and girls teams have byes on Thursday, the opening day of playoffs.
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SHASTA LAKE — Developing regulations governing the cultivation of medical marijuana within the city, including possibly requiring a permit, is the focus of a Thursday Shasta Lake Planning Commission meeting.
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Long Beach State golfer Austin Love shot a 1-over 72 Monday at the Battle at the Beach at the Pelican Hill Golf Course. The former Foothill High school golfer rebounded from an opening-day 76. Love hit all 14 fairways and hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation. He could have gone lower, but had 32 putts.
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What's more important in Canada, a preliminary-round hockey game against Norway or a chance for a gold medal in snowboarding? We'll find out today, when the Canadian men play their first hockey game of the Vancouver Olympics. Canada's Maelle Ricker is also expected to contend in women's snowboardcross, which NBC will air in
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MEDAL FOR MILLER: Bode Miller broke his personal streak of major championship failures by taking the bronze in the downhill. The American had won two silvers at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games and a full load of world championship medals before he went bust in Turin four years ago.
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Anthem aka Blue Cross aka Wellpoint (really, maybe the mergers are part of the problem) has single-handedly given proponents of health-insurance reform new hope, with reports of rate increases as high as the 30 percent range on individual policies. A...
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A man was stabbed in downtown Redding on Monday night, according to police reports.
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Redding may not ask voters in June whether the City Clerk should be appointed or elected after all.
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Caught Rick Bosetti and Pat Jones speaking to the Redding Tea Party this evening, mostly about the question of whether there will be a ballot measure to change the city clerk's office from elected to appointed. (Ten bucks says the...
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We left early yesterday morning and drove to San Francisco. There was a bit of fog - okay, quite a bit of fog - when we got there, but it's San Francisco, what do you expect? But it wasn't windy or rainy and we had our jackets, so we were OK.We walked a lot, partly due to liking to walk and partly
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SHASTA LAKE — A stick of dynamite estimated to be at least 20 years old was blown up today by members of the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad after it was found earlier in the garage of a Shasta Lake home near Central Valley High School.
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Liberty laid her first egg on President's Day.
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Most definitely not. The customary copy of "An Inconvenient Truth" was conveniently missing from Palin's room at the eco-friendly Gaia Shasta Hotel & Spa, where she and her daughter freshened up before Palin's sold-out appearances at the recent Sierra Cascade...
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Here's an interesting bit of speculation about the future of the Internet. If you leave a response on a Huffington Post story, for instance, it can, via Facebook Connect, automatically be shared with your friends on Facebook; subsequent responses by...
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Regina Genter returns to work at Shasta.com to help with Website Marketing, Online Advertising and Website Development.
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It's on the city council's closed session agenda again tomorrow night. My hunch is the Rancheria will probably bail out the city, paying more or less what Mike Warren paid near the peak of the real estate bubble. Meantime, here's...
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Local children win awards from DAR.
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Local children win awards from DAR.
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That’s right! An experimental program has been launched to entice homeowners not to walk away from their mortgages that are underwater by offering a cash reward if they keep their payments current. According to a Wall Street Journal blog, Loan Value Group LLC is launching a pilot program to determ
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Redding police caught a suspect who ran from them through several backyards this morning in Redding's Buckeye neighborhood.
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Homily (6th Sunday Ordinary Time - Year C) Today's Gospel speaks of the Beatitudes, the Blessings. We have all heard these passages before, some of us 100's of times, but have we ever really underst
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Keswick began as a copper mining town. It was named by Mountain Copper Company for its president Lord William Keswick of London in 1896. Mountain Copper Company was the owner of the now probably world famous Iron Mountain Mine. The...
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Jim Reed, a Democratic challenger running against longtime incumbent U.S. Rep. Wally Herger, has sent out 2,500 mailers that when opened, play audio recordings of Herger lauding a man who called himself “proud right-wing terrorist.”
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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A tussle outside a Red Bluff bar early Sunday morning led police to gun and drug arrests.
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Nothing much jumped out at us from today’s crop of foreclosures, so out of curiosity we looked for the oldest REO listing in the MLS. You may have seen this home driving on Bechelli Lane. It’s right across from Riverview Golf Club, so could well be described as a countr
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A message to former Vice President Dick Cheney: Would you please, please shut up now? Cheney is on the offensive (in both senses of the word) again, slamming the Obama administration for not doing enough to protect the nation from terrorism.…
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A Redding police dog helped find a man suspected of attempting Sunday afternoon to rob an east Redding convenience store.
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Traffic was temporarily reduced to one-lane on Victor Avenue at Vega Street this morning after a car slammed into a light pole.
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A sunny Presidents Day is on tap for Redding today, with clear skies and a high near 68 degrees expected.
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Late one night recently I found myself missing home and perusing articles on a newscafe.com.  I don’t know why, but I ended up reading articles I had written almost a year ago about my eating disorder and feeling like someone…
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Monday. Time for a Fiction in 58.DroneLife strips him down to nothingness, just a number on a paper in a file lost in a drawer.Repetition defines him. Rise, shower, eat, work, home, eat, sleep.His world is colorless, until he meets her selling fruit on the corner. She wears a flower in her ches
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What: “Avalanches, Wolverines, and Lemurians: A Climbing Mt. Shasta Primer” at Turtle Bay When: Feb. 24, 6 to 9 p.m. Where: Turtle Bay Visitor Center Theater Cost: Members $3, n
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The Gateway Science Museum is opening to the public on Saturday, Feb. 27 – with a ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. and grand opening celebration activities for adults and children alike throughout the day - throughout the whole museum. Photo: The Gateway Science…
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A February Walk at the Lema Ranch Trail Feb. 5, 2010 Song: JS BACH Bourré by GUITARREANDO Photographer Paul Heath was born in West Lafayette, Ind., and moved to Reddi
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What: “Self Promotion Made Easy - Basic Skills” sponsored by North Valley Art League When: Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Instructor Julia Munger Seelos (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PROSPECTUS) Learn how to c
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It’s raining. It’s been raining, it seems, forever. And, it’s days like these that set a retired guy to thinking. And, if you’re a liberal, living in Shasta county, that can’t be good. I’ve been thinking about billionaires. Thinking about the…
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Spring is around the corner! To help you get ready, on Monday, Feb. 15, from 8 - 9 p.m., I will host a special edition of Northstate Public Radio’s I-5 LIVE! specifically to discuss and answer questions about your spring vegetable/edible…
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If you could have the answer to one of life’s unanswered questions, what
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Redding Florist and Candy Bouquet floral designer Deborah Smith puts together arrangements on Sunday during the store’s Valentine’s Day rush. The store had filled almost 200 orders by midday.
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OH-FOR-CANADA IS OVER: Alexandre Bilodeau won the gold medal in men's moguls, the first time a Canadian has won an Olympic event on home soil. Canadians failed to win a single gold at the 1976 Summer Games in Montreal and the 1988 Winter Games in Calgary.
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Saturday's victories kept alive hopes of a Knights sweep of the league basketball titles this season.Matt Fogarty scored 27 points as the Shasta College men's basketball team beat Feather River 79-67 at home on Saturday, forging a tie between the two teams atop the Golden Valley Conference.
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The Shasta College softball team split two games on Saturday, falling to Sierra 2-0 and beating Merced 9-1.In the first game against the Wolverines, the Knights allowed two runs in the first inning for the only scores of the game.
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Redding is near an agreement to sell the Stratte property in Churn Creek Bottom to the Redding Rancheria, City Manager Kurt Starman confirmed Friday.
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Alpine skiing, take two. After races over the weekend were postponed because of the weather, NBC will try to include the men's downhill in its prime time coverage today. That's assuming it's actually run that day. NBC also will air the pairs figure skating final, along with speedskating and snowboardcross.
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ANDERSON - The revival of an air park for remote-control planes at Anderson River Park has neighbors worried about what's in the sky.
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From 1890 through 1896, every major wheat-producing state, with the exception of California, elected a Populist governor opposed to the railroad monopolies, which charged farmers exorbitant shipping rates for grain.
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1910: Farmers were scheduled to meet in Anderson to hear plans by Mammoth Copper Co. officials who propose to end for all time the smelter smoke controversy. Balaklala Co. officials, meanwhile, asked for a week to consider the Kennett smelter decision.
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Accounting gimmicks that paper over chronic overspending have been the standard practice in Sacramento for a decade or more - a practice that has left the state treasury utterly drained and scarcely able to cope with the Great Recession.
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Nominee is bad for Constitution The President's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) choice, law professor Chai Feldblum, displays prototypical postmodernism with her false dichotomy of "identity liberty" versus "belief liberty" by which she declares that society should "not tolerate" any "private beliefs," even r
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THURSDAY Anderson Library Story time: 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the library, 3200 W Center St. in Anderson. Winter Olympics celebration featuring the West Valley High School Ski and Snowboard Club. Students will show their snowboards and clothing and present a snow-making project. Featured story is "The Jacket I Wear in the Sn
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A car ran into a power pole Sunday afternoon on Airport Road near Meadow View Drive in Redding, giving the mother and son aboard minor injuries.
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Our CD Beyond the Portal was nominated for Best Ambient Album of 2009 by ZoneMusicReporter.com, a music industry website. It would be nice to win, but it’s very gratifying just to be nominated. And I’m a big fan of Deborah Martin and Erik Wollo’s wonderful work, Between Worlds, as profiled at this blog e
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This afternoon was perfect for a nap. But naptime should never, ever interfere with lunchtime. When a certain hungry belly told a certain English Mastiff it was time to eat, a certain warm tongue introduced itself to my face. This is what I saw when I opened my eyes…
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February is considered the month of the heart. All of us need to be aware that: Your heart is your pump. Your heart beats approximately 100,000 beats in a day - more than 2.5 billion beats in a lifetime. Your heart will pump…
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Sorry, Sunday Scribblings, just wasn't feeling the prompt.So I went over to OneWord instead. What can you do with a word - delicate - in 60 seconds?His features were delicate, like his mother’s, and left him open to all manner of bullying.He wore his raven hair sho
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    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey.
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Police are searching east Redding for a man who reportedly walked into a convenience store on Hartnell Avenue and demanded money.
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Off to the movies today to see Crazy Heart. Can’t wait to sink into Prime 11’s comfortable seats and enjoy the work of Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal. It will be interesting to see Colin Farrell, now that he’s grown up, and to experience the writing of Scott Cooper. I have high hopes. This will be a [.
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From Shasta Voices' Feb. newsletter: There is no legitimate reason that the formerly "secret" but now publicly announced suggestion for closing the 40 year old Convention Center was not brought to the CSAC Commissioners to be included in their vetting...
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Now that’s a lovely marketing photo. Before you click off, you should know this has a 3 car garage, and is a modern 1508 sq ft home on a greenbelt. Meridian Pointe is a nice enclave of similar homes, tucked in behind an older neighborhood in the Enterprise area. We found a pr
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Shasta Women’s Refuge 23rd annual Crab Feed - Feb. 6, 2010 Shasta District Fairgrounds Song: Three Minutes to Escape by The Wavers Photographer Paul Heath was born
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Clouds are expected to hang over Redding until Wednesday, but that won't stop the temperature from rising.
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I'm sure this happens to Bruce Ross all the time.... From the Stockton Record's Mike Klocke: ...guess what? The e-mail address the DNC has for The Record is mine. So in a 48-hour period last weekend, I received 123 letters...
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Thirty-three years ago, on Valentine's Day, Craig gave me a little promise ring and asked me to be his girlfriend. We were teenagers and madly in love. So far, it seems to have worked out pretty well.We're spending Valentine's Day doing what we love to do: Hanging out at home, playing music, cooking, sipping a l
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Jerry and Annetta Anderson of Shasta Lake celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 6 with a dinner at Rivers Restaurant in Redding.
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A May 1 wedding at Vaca Creek Ranch in Palo Cedro is planned by Starlin Braxton and James Moller, both of Woodland.
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A May 22 wedding at St. John's Catholic Church in Omaha, Neb. is planned by Lee Trujillo and Lucas Christianson, both of Omaha.
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A June 21 wedding at V. Sattui Winery in St. Helena is planned by Angela Ratcliffe and Josh MacDougall, both of Redding.
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A July 17 wedding at Capella by The Sea at Azalea Park in Brookings, Ore. is planned by Pamela Barnhart and Steven Irwin, both of Redding.
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Julie Symons and Josh McFall, both of Redding, were wed at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the home of the bride's parents in Redding.
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Recently I became aware of a buzzing sensation about my head and shoulders.
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Editor's note: This is a first-person account from Anderson resident Sylvia Milligan about a recent snowmobile wreck.
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Q: Can someone be cited for the inadvertent stomach contents of their catch?
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There are a staggering number of cell phones in use today. Just about everyone has one.
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Last August, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Seattle to deliver a speech laying out the Obama administration's goals for conserving the national forests.
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You had a great reason. You've been swamped at work. You're worried about your job, your boss, the economy - and you forgot that today's Valentine's Day!
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Q: What kind of personal financial liability does one accept when volunteering to serve as a board member or finance committee member of a nonprofit organization?
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Despite a challenging economy, starting a business can be a prosperous venture for many people. With rising unemployment, many Americans are searching for various avenues to ride out the financial slump.
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Everyone wants to be right. Sometimes achieving the goal is bittersweet. Several months ago when various card manufacturers were securing exclusive deals, Da Babe mentioned collectors might have trouble keeping up with lawsuits that were bound to arise.
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Foothill High's wrestling team placed second Saturday in the Eastern Athletic League Championships at Red Bluff High, behind Chico and before the Spartans.
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Most Grateful Dead fans think the band's only Top 40 hit "Touch of Grey" wasn't a good thing. For them, and I still count myself among their legions even after trading the tie dye of my 20s for button ups in my 30s and into my 40s, it wasn't who the band was.
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The Red Hawks got their victory they were looking for against the nationally ranked Cougars. Shane Battles went 3-for-3 at the plate and Nick Speiss drove in three runs as the Simpson University baseball team beat visiting Azusa Pacific 9-3 in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader at Tiger Field.
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ANDERSON - After almost seven hours of wrestling on three mats, one match ended up deciding the Northern Athletic League championship at the league finals Saturday at Anderson High.
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With Alpine skiing in limbo because of warm weather, other sports will take center stage at the Vancouver games.
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Dear Mr. Bay,I am writing you this letter to ask a question of you a question to which you owe us all an answer. First let me bring you up to speed on why this question has come to my mind. I became close to one party involved in case #149117. During this time I have become familiar with the case by reading all
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Matt Fogarty scored 27 points as the Shasta College men’s basketball team beat Feather River 79-67 at home on Saturday, moving into a first-place tie with the Golden Eagles atop the Golden Valley Conference.
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Trusted Friends, one of the oldest medical marijuana collectives in Redding, was doing brisk business last summer.
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Carla Thompson, Shasta Lake's top planner, recalled that she felt a sense of urgency last summer when interest in opening medical marijuana dispensaries started growing in her city.
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From the Hearth Bakery's location on Caterpillar Road works for baking, says owner Spencer Tang.For retail, the north Redding location - smack in the middle of an industrial area - is less than ideal.
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COTTONWOOD Friday Receipts: 1,381; Feb. 5: 659.Compared with previous sale: Slaughter cows $2 higher. Excellent stocker market for steers 700 pounds or less and heifers below 600 pounds - $1-$4 higher. Yearlings in lighter supply steady to $1 up. Off lots and singles $5-$10 below top offerings.
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The community's desire for "organic," "natural" and locally grown produce, meat and dairy products was never more evident than when a capacity crowd filled the First United Methodist Church on Feb. 6 to view the movie "Food, Inc."
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Palin has class and humor I told everyone who might be interested that I would give them my thoughts about Sarah Palin and her performance Monday night.
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Chemistry is the greatest thing. And I'm not talking about that unseen "thing" between a couple of people. No, I'm talking about that sometimes bane of the high school student, the study of the interactions between atoms and molecules and the electromagnetic force. Nowhere is the dance of molecules more beautiful than in or
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Proposed Redding ballot measures to rein in city workers' benefits wouldn't directly save a penny or change the need for painful contract talks. They would ring the opening bell on a 10-round political slugfest between the City Council and city unions. So what exactly is the point?
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I started writing this column about Sarah Palin, who came to town last week and touched down every bit like the rock star she is.
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1910: Miss Stella Holden, the popular principal at French Gulch School, was the heroine of an exciting runaway. While riding a spirited bronco on the Old Trinity Road, the horse took fright and started on a mad run down the grade, throwing Holden to the ground. A hero with a buggy happened along and conveyed the plucky lady
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TUESDAY 27th District Agricultural Association Board of Directors: 9:30 a.m., Shasta District Fair, Satellite Wagering Facility, 1890 Briggs St., Anderson, 378-6789.
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Cowboys pick theme for Redding Rodeo Beth Thorn's "Cowboy Styles, Cowboy Smiles" is the winning theme for the 2010 Redding Rodeo, the Asphalt Cowboys have announced.
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Redding may ban smoking at its City Hall campus. The City Council on Tuesday will discuss imposing the ban, which would apply to visitors and employees.
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BURNEY - It was the suddenness of it all that was the tough part. One week, Ken and Janelle Howes were worried about the fate of the children they'd been trying to adopt from an orphanage in Haiti.
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With new diesel-emission regulations for trucks looming, the state Air Resources Board booth at Saturday's Sierra-Cascade Logging Conference's exposition had its share of visitors.
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Over the past couple of weeks, I have been approached by several people asking whether I had read the letter to the editor authored by a former state senator and his concern for so many things that he should and shouldn't do.
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LAKE SHASTINA - A young cat owner doesn't think much of the person who shot his pet with an arrow last Sunday. "I think that whoever did it is a jerk," 8-year-old Christopher Rees said Saturday. "Maybe they thought he was a raccoon."
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A Lake Boulevard apartment building will likely see repairs after the first Redding Electric Utility shutoff case to go through the city's softened abatement process.
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Emergency personnel went to a two-vehicle, head-on collision this evening on Highway 299 just east of Swasey Drive.
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The Gosselins. I don't know who they are or why their every move is news."Jersey Shore." I never heard of it until last week when somehow we dialed around and saw something about "Schnookie" or some damn thing. Again, who are these people and why should anyone care?
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Redding police responded this morning to a reported fight in front of Wendy’s on Pine Street, but when officers arrived they only found some glass on the ground and traces of blood.
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Lake Shastina police are looking for the person who shot a cat with an arrow Sunday after the Super Bowl.
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If you think back to how you felt as a child, assuming your parents were kind and had your best interest at heart, can you define what made you feel good about being alive? It may not have been anything more than being happy to find ourselves greeted by sun, back in the world with another [...]
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Back in the 1800s there were no freezers to freeze perishables such as meat. That's why meat store owner Peter Hoff dug the tunnel into the hillside at Shasta - to keep the beef cold (see yesterday's blog). People also...
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A driver left a Redding gas station this afternoon with more than gas in their tank.
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I’ve been helping the local Society of Brewers set up their website. It’s up and running, so set your bookmarks and RSS feeds. No doubt it will gaining momentum quickly. Click on the image to go there, or type http://www.ShastaSOB.org
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Yes, we are still building brand spanking new homes in Redding. I took this shot a few days ago of building at Highland Park. In addition to these Palomar Homes in Highland Park, there are offerings from
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Was that not just fantastic? Aside from the snafu at the end, I mean.But I still think the lighting of the Olympic cauldron at the Barcelona Olypics was the best, ever.
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Beth Thorn's "Cowboy Styles, Cowboy Smiles" is the winning theme for the 2010 Redding Rodeo, the Asphalt Cowboys announced.
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Where exactly is the boundary between Palo Cedro and Anderson? We’re not exactly sure, but this one certainly has more of a Palo Cedro vibe than an Anderson aura. We invite you to consider today’s FDotD as the best of both worlds. Built in 1999, this large 3180
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The clouds this morning are expected to clear today and give way to sunny skies later today.
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What a party Friday at Maritime Seafood and Grill! Our pals James Fossen and Lisa Redden were the guest bartenders, and the place was packed with familiar faces. Our own Jim Dyar (and other musicians, including James) sat in with Michael Powell,…
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TimesThere was much wavering.Teetering between a more simple life of hard work and few creature comforts and that of a fast-paced world of blinking, beeping desires. A foot in the past, a foot in the future.
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From a Feb. 11 press release: "Plunder" Author to Appear in Redding Steven Greenhut, author of Plunder! How Public Employee Unions are Raiding Treasuries, Controlling our Lives and Bankrupting the Nation, will be speaking in Redding at an upcoming breakfast...
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I feel it appropriate to consider those people and places that have had an important place in my heart — folks and towns that have changed me and set into place another piece of the jigsaw puzzle of life.
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What: Writing for the Children’s Market: Picture Books to YA Crossover When: Feb 13, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Where: Writers Forum has moved to a new location. Meetings are now held in All Saints Episcopal Church memorial hall, 2150 Benton Drive, Redding. The church…
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What: Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza When: Feb. 13-14, noon to 5 p.m. Where: Manton Wineries: Algers, Indian Peak, Ringtail Vineyards and Shasta Daisy. Come spend a romantic Valentine’s weekend in Manton’s Wine Country. Check out vi
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Namely, pick out the records from your collection that you consider to be absolutely essential. So here you go, faithful readers. I’m inflicting the list on you. And I’m going to attempt to write a bit about each album over the next few weeks to explain just what each one means to me. First the list. [...]
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Today’s music is much like the buzzing from a fridge, apparent and on the surface of conciseness, but given time it turns into something you just  learn to tolerate. I think music (art) should be on the forefront of our minds, pricking, and provoking emotions from under the surface, inviting  them out
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we are both trying but hurting each other we are both triggering each other we aren’t saying the right hings or I m not and the misunderstanding words are like atomic bombs I missed my target  and hit your heart which isn’t what i was aiming for just trying to be understood like when i stopped in my tracks beca
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Rick McDonald has moved Lime, his Southern California new media production lab, to Redding because he feels the community is on the verge of a resurgence.
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Church marks Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday will be observed at noon Wednesday in the chapel at First Presbyterian Church, 2315 Placer St. in Redding.
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Q: What prayer traditions/ways of praying are common in your faith?
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Q: How do short sales work and what should buyers entering such a deal consider?
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Wouldn't it be cool if our plants could talk to us?
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Classes offered on nature, landscaping Shasta College is offering three short classes on Northern California wildlife and landscaping this spring.
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Otar Pkhakadze scored 18 points as the Liberty Christian High School boys basketball team pounded Redding Christian 70-38 on Friday.
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Start vegetable seeds inside in winter and you'll get a jump on the summer garden. Plus you'll have more plant options and you'll get sturdy, stout seedlings that can stand up to slugs and bugs when they finally hit the outside dirt.
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Entering season four of the Rick Bosetti era, the Simpson University baseball program has shown progress bit by bit.From a 3-39 record in 2007 to 11-32 in 2008 and 14-32 last year, the Red Hawks have gradually been moving in the right direction.
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SHASTA LAKE - The Division III team in the Northern Athletic League may be out in front, but the rest of the league is battling for something else: positioning in the section D-IV playoffs.
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PALO CEDRO - Foothill High School's boys basketball team played stiff defense Friday to the point where Red Bluff players may have found Cougars players in their clothes after the game.
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The Baha'i community in Shasta County held a devotional on Feb. 7 in Redding in support of seven Baha'i leaders imprisoned in Iran.
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Two men convicted for poaching 4-point buck CARSON CITY, Nev. - An illegal deer hunt in Nevada has proven costly for two California men who were sentenced to jail, fined and ordered to forfeit the equipment used when they killed a four-point buck in 2005.
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"Just like football," the Manatowa Maniacs chanted. And in a way, it sort of is. The Enterprise High School boys basketball team continued its run of dominance over crosstown rival Shasta on Friday, beating the Wolves 63-42.
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Here's a list of what's open and closed Monday.
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SHASTA LAKE - A contract to study the feasibility of establishing a green technology business park here may be awarded Tuesday by the Shasta Lake City Council.
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Here is today's schedule for the 2010 Forest Products & Construction Equipment Exposition at the Redding Convention Center:
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Golden Plate meal slated for March 1 The North State Chapter of the California Restaurant Association will hold its 11th annual Golden Plate Banquet fundraiser at 6 p.m. March 1 at the Holiday Inn in Redding.
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Since finding possible poachers on his family's ranch near Anderson last month, James Rickert has been watchful for unwanted guests.
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GIVE 'EM HELL, SARAH: I'm sure that those who crammed the Redding Convention Center enjoyed Sarah Palin's impersonation of Tina Fey's impersonation of Sarah Palin's impersonation of Harry S. Truman.
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Concerts must have a home Shasta Community Concerts Association, of which I am president, is one of the nonprofits using the auditorium.
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Our Local Youth and Young Adult Groups hosted a "Priests Appreciation Night"in honor our our Priests and in the spirit of the Year of the Priest.
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Redding firefighters went to 1080 Trinity St. tonight to check on a report of a faulty heating unit.
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Nothing jumped out at us from today’s crop of foreclosed homes, so today we’re going to catch up on a few items to keep you informed.
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Here's a story that will surprise some of the folks who packed the screening of "Food Inc." last weekend. In the grocery section of the Raynham supercenter, 45 minutes south of Boston, I had trouble believing I was in a...
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List of support groups in the North State.
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The first person to guess won the contest! Chris Wordlow guessed it as the meat locker in Shasta State Historic Park at 9:05 a.m. It was quite an ordeal to take that picture through the iron gate, but I...
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Bumpersticker on a Toyota, as seen in Redding. Not sure what the original message was here. But even if the original message has faded, it’s still compelling. I believe thinking is indeed patriotic. Thanks for the reminder.
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Shasta County Marshal Office, Marshal Volunteer Program — Volunteer Opportunities: Assist citizens who are utilizing the courthouse. Screen at the entrance of the courthouse. Prepare courtrooms. Check in people calendered for court. Answer phones. Clerical duties. Training Available: In-house training provided, depending
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Fire crews are responding to the report of a dryer fire this afternoon in the Garden Tract.
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What is the most exotic/interesting/unusual place you’ve had sex?
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List of recreational clubs and groups active in the North State.
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Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Support Group When: 6 to 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month. Where: Golden Umbrella, 200 Mercy Oaks Drive in Redding. Information: Call 226-3042. Bereavement Bereavement Education/Support Group I What: Group is for anyone grieving a death or loss. Pre-registration is required. When: 10 to 11:30
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Fishing Report for North State waters.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Company is coming! I feel so mature, in a good way. I am meeting the girlfriend of my oldest child. I am excited and nervous and so so happy. These two have a lot in common astrologically so I  imagine a blossoming future for them. Their visit, they arrive today, required that I temporarily redo my kitchen work [...]
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It’s Saturday night in Redding and you are sweating bullets: tonight you have a date with the object of your desires. You’ve done the meet-for-coffee and the safe lunch, caught a matinee showing of Pirates of the Caribbean, Part 16: Jack Sparrow Goes to Washington (did you notice how much Johnny Depp
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Can you guess what and where this mysterious thing/place is located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! If you are the first person to correctly guess what and where this mysterious place is located, you'll win a $10...
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An open house of the new Gateway building in downtown Redding is set for today.
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Emergency crews are responding to the report of a wreck this morning at Clear Creek and Cloverdale roads west of Redding.
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It's circulating on Humboldt County's blogs, if not on its cars. Even local Eric Kirk isn't sure if it's a joke or not....
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It's about time I stop being surprised that Jerry Brown doesn't live up to his reputation as an arch-liberal. The latest nail in the coffin of that dead idea is hammered by no less than Steve Forbes. From the Chron:...
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The 13th annual Great Backyard Bird Count today is underway.
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Rain showers are likely to fall on Redding today before 4 p.m. during a cloudy day with a high around 55 degrees.
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The number of illegal immigrants in the United States plunged by nearly a million last year, partly because the troubled economy made it harder to find jobs. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security says beefed-up enforcement efforts, especially along the Mexican border, also…
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I recently met Alysha Barner at the fabric store where I was intrigued by the mountain of fleece she was buying. When I asked about it Alysha explained she was part of a North State group called Spouses Behind the Badge, and she was stocking up on…
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The Undertones were one of those rare anomalies in music - a group whose sound was ahead of their time.A punk/power-pop outfit that formed in Derry, England in 1975, they found success with four albums before disbanding in 1983. The Undertones' sound melded great guitar hooks with lead singer Feargal Sharkey's waverin
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What: Girls Inc. presents “A League of Their Own” at the State Theatre. Film stars Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Madonna. When: Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Where: State Theatre 333 Oak St. Red Bluff Cost: $6 a person $4 a person for groups/teams of five or more (Price includ
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Foothill High School Performing Arts 16th Annual Big Band Dance “An Evening at Club Cougar” First Presbyterian Church Feb. 11, 2010 Song: Safronia B by Kill
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What: Black History Month Exhibit: Shasta County families When: Feb. 12-26, Tue through Fri 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.;  Sat 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Old City Hall 1313 Market St, Redding The
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Some parents of Red Bluff High School athletes have determined that the athletic director and some coaches are not doing their jobs in a way those parents see fit. Another community member has circulated a petition to gain community support for an overhaul of hiring practices within the school's athletic department.
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Shasta High's girls' basketball team wasn't able to overcome its rebounding disadvantage, Enterprise harassed the Wolves into too many turnovers and the Hornets' offense scored from the inside, outside and everywhere in between.
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The Anderson High girls' soccer team shut out Yreka on the road Thursday 6-0 to finish off the regular season.Tiffany Bernal and Yui Gabriele each tallied two goals and two assists, and Katie Marshall and Shelby Roady took care of the other goals for the Cubs (4-6 Northern Athletic League, 5-7).
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Chick Music kicks off Valentine's Day weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday with a lineup of female musicians from Siskyou County, along with folk/rock singer/songwriter Tiina Flank from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, at the Stage Door in Mount Shasta.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historical places in the north state.
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If, as if by magic, all the costs, traveling, booking agents and the rest could be ignored, what would be George Jones' dream gig?
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Leave it to a scholar with a Ph.D. to say something perfectly true - but perfectly irrelevant.
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'We have an agreement until 2012 that Russia will be responsible for this," says Anatoly Perminov, head of the Russian space agency, about ferrying other countries' astronauts into low-Earth orbit. "But after that? Excuse me, but the prices should be absolutely different then!"
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Gerber trailer is no 'domicile' Regarding Jim Nielsen's Sunday letter to the editor - "Case is closed: I live in Gerber"
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Today is Friday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2010. There are 322 days left in the year.
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Entrepreneurs are invited to compete The deadline to register for the second annual Young Entrepreneur Program and a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship is next Friday.
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Four Shasta County schools have been recognized by the California Department of Education for doing a good job teaching low-income students.
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Here's a list of what's open and closed today and Monday in observance of Lincoln's Birthday, a state-ordered furlough day and Presidents Day.
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SACRAMENTO - California's campaign watchdog agency voted Thursday to fine 31 state lawmakers who failed to report gifts they received from lobbyists.
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First lady Michelle Obama launched a national campaign to combat childhood obesity this week, and north state health groups want people to know they're already participating.
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Here is today's schedule for the 2010 Forest Products & Construction Equipment Exposition at the Redding Convention Center:
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Driver may have died before pickup crash Investigators think a 72-year-old Redding man died before his pickup went into an embankment Thursday morning at Dry Creek Road near West Elk Trail in Jones Valley.
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Valentine's Day arrived early for Merl Tucker.On Thursday morning, Tucker received four Valentine's Day cards and had them neatly laid out on a chair in front of him.
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Somewhere near the end of the first half, the Red Hawks' chances of an upset evaporated in a downpour of turnovers and missed shots.
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Donna James says the value of California's Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program (CLCA) to her is priceless. "It's been a godsend," the 57-year-old Redding resident said. "I would either have to drive illegal(ly) or park my car" without it.
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I caught a lunchtime talk today by Dr. Mohamad Kahn, the Redding cardiologist, about the various cardiovascular diseases and how to go about preventing them. His general prescription, which I've heard from more than a few doctors, really couldn't be...
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What: “All About Trees!” at Turtle Bay When: Feb 13, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. Where: Turtle Bay, Zubie’s Classroom Cost: Free with park admission. Want to know about t
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Certified Colon Therapists Dollie Popoff and Kriss Mann will explain colon therapy, the types of conditions it may help and how to have healthy digestion. Al and Mary Occasion of Churn Creek Meadows Organic Farm will talk about their organic...
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I can't believe that Liz and I began dating 20 years ago and have been married 18 years. Life goes by so fast, yet with each year our love deepens. This video in so many ways represents our married life. Some of our dreams might never come to fruition, but we have each other, our faith, our children, and friends
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This is the first good budget news I've heard from Sacramento in ... years. State Controller John Chiang reported Wednesday that California collected $1.28 billion more in January tax revenues than Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger projected in his current budget plan,...
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HAP stands for Housing Assistance Program. The big news in this era of economic austerity is that this government program has $1.2M to give away locally to homebuyers who qualify to purchase foreclosed homes in certain neighborhoods. Of course there are a few strings attached, and perhaps the biggest one you need to know
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...because they were the first to use electric power in the French Gulch area. In 1894, the entire workings of the mine were lighted by electricity. In addition, electric bells were used in the lower workings. Water was brought from...
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Victims of the alleged Ponzi scheme that prosectors say James Koenig and Gary Armitage orchestrated might find this idea tempting. ... the foursome walked into a Folsom office last March, equipped with badges, handcuffs and bulletproof vests, and began intimidating...
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The empty boots are mute evidence of choices made. These empty boots. This empty house. They laid their boots out in front of the chair, and sat to down to decide which pair they’d be wearing as they walk out the door for the last time. “These boots were made for
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What: ArtHop reading featuring Hot Air Quarterly contributors When: Feb. 13 Reception 6-7 p.m. Readings 7-9 p.m. Where: Old City Hall 1313 Market St, Redding Featuring: Phil Fountain Jim Dowling Peter Wright Sharon Brisolara Larry Greco
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Redding’s burgeoning literary scene gets a double-dose of activity on Saturday. In the morning, Writers Forum hosts a panel on literature for children and young adults. In the evening, our pals from Hot Air Quarterly give readings as part of Ar
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OneWord is a writer's prompt that asks, "What can you do with a word, in 60 seconds?" It's not about keeping it short; it's about focus. the word is blizzard.He skipped on his ass, rag-wrapped feet first, to escape the crack of crumpled concrete that had become his home for the
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It’s Saturday night in Redding and you are sweating bullets: Tonight you have a date with the object of your desires. You’ve done the meet-for-coffee and the safe lunch, caught a matinee showing of Pirates of the Caribbean, Part 16:…
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If you have a good job and good credit, the next few months might be a good time to go house hunting. Fence-sitters take the risk that Congress may let a rich tax credit expire, and that interest rates may…
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There has been some confusion regarding the use of the Latin Mass. However, The old Tridentine rite was never actually abolished, but local bishops had to grant approval for a priest to say the Mass. .Pope Benedict's ru
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February is the time to celebrate love and all its glory. Trees have played a prominent role in mythology when it comes to love, either heartwarming or morbid.
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Thursday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. The San Francisco Art Renaissance of 1860 -1880: Thousands of paintings of Mount Shasta, Yosemite, and Mount Tamalpais as icons of the sublime. Thursday, February 18, 7 p.m. Mount Shasta, 6000 BCE - 2000 AD: Sacred in the…
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Candy, flowers or something else? (Click here to answer.)
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Debra and I decided that as long as we are in London that we should take a trip to Paris for two days. This is where we're going to stay for one night.And OMG THANK YOU THANK YOU to the person who posted this video on YouTube. I have LOVED this song (and the fabu
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HAPPY VALENTINES from Chris & Maria Jeantet Here's a quick guide of special places to consider for your Valentines celebration (notice our suggestions are of local establishments, it feels great to support local business owners, join us!):
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Tao - The Martial Art of Drumming Feb. 4, 2010, Cascade Theatre Music found here. Photographer Paul Heath was born in West Lafayette, Ind., and moved to Redding in 1988. He l
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The photo was just sent to me by my friend Marilyn Rountree. It shows the old Hwy. 99 Salt Creek bridge and the new 1940s railroad trestle. The old bridge becomes high and dry when the water gets low at...
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The Leipzig String Quartet performing at Simpson University Feb. 1, 2010 Stefan Arzberger, violin Tilman Buning, violin Ivo Bauer, violin Matthias Moosdorf, cello Song from Dvorak’s “Cypresses” performed by the Prague String Quartet Photogra
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Mr. Highway Man (aka Doug Pruitt) asked me if I have heard of a place called "Crespos". I haven't. Have any of my blog readers heard of it? Doug tells me the place would have been located along old Hwy....
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Mr. Highway 99 (I called him by the wrong name yesterday - sorry, Doug) has sent me another great photo. It is of the long-gone Salt Creek Lodge, Union 76 station/restaurant/ice cream fountain once located alongside Highway 99 in 1940....
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It’s time to start thinking about what your daughter will wear to the prom, unless you are one of those who likes to wait until the last minute, get something from the clearance rack and try to make it work.
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Tarte Tatin, also known as an upside-down apple tart, is a classic French dessert that is a show-stopper on the table and yet one of the easiest desserts to pull off. It was created by the Tatin sisters in the…
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Two of my favorite things are being translated into creations this week. Frida Kahlo and vinyl. A Frida rag doll and a 12 inch black vinyl record pillow will be finished by Thursday if I stay on it. I still need to add a row of  stitches to her left eyebrow. I added the little mustache hairs following [...]
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Tests on more than 300 samples of canned tuna from the top three brands in the United States revealed that more than half contained mercury levels above what's considered safe by the Environmental Protection Agency. Researchers from the University of...
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Now that Sarah Palin has come and gone, and it’s safe to go outdoors again, I find myself strangely drawn to the exposition that sponsored her two speeches in Redding. The annual Forest Products and Construction Equipment Expos
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We like the Crown Estates neighborhood. It sits poised at the confluence of the Sacramento River and Clear Creek. All the homes are of similar style and age, modern looking and well made. It’s a bit out of the way, by Redding standards, and driving into the area you have to g
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are lucid, righteous and salvage.Mind Your EldersThere were moments when she was at her most lucid; details spilled from her painted lips like a powerful, frothy waterfall. She’d sit in a decrepit wingback chair
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I have to admit, I had to agree with part of what Sarah Palin had to say in her speech to the Tea Party Convention. And no, that doesn’t mean I have gone out of my mind (although listening to Palin left me dizzy and disoriented. Her lack of logical consistency was stunning.) However,
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The 19th century mansion that houses The Spa Downtown. Details, including photos and videos, here. Here's Dottie Smith's blog on the place from about a year ago....
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Redding City Manager Kurt Starman has been having conversations about how to cut an additional $5 million from the city’s budget. According to a story in last week’s Record Searchlight, one such discussio
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Redding homes sales were up when compared to last January, however price per square foot and the median home price continue to decline. The Shasta County MLS has 63 homes sold in Redding for January 2010 and 55 for January ’09.  The average sold price per square foot for Jan ’10 was $127 compared to $137 this
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Ah! The new food pyramid--recommends 6 to 11 servings of bread, cereal, rice, oatmeal and pasta per day. First problem? You'll probably be fat. Second problem? You'll probably be diabetic. Who came up with this insane form of nutritional advice?...
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Award-winning professional artist Rodney Thompson’s art meets life.  His rich encaustic works are a reflection of his love of natural environments, Eastern cultures and rituals, and his per
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North Woods Discovery School was the epicenter of the North State arts scene on Friday when the school hosted its third annual Art Night.  Hundreds of students, teachers, siblings and parents stormed the school&
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In the past week both Turtle Bay's CEO and Redding's most famous architect appear to have used the above trick in response to inconvenient questions from the RS. It has the beauty of making them look accessible and superficially responsive...
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A local appraiser points out that homes 5 years of age or newer have the highest average value on a cost per square foot basis. The average price of a newer home is $286,172 or $155.9 per square foot. The average of homes 6 years or older drops precipitously to $116.7/square foot. All homes sold in the area served by the
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The above photo was sent to me by Mr. Highway Man, also known as Doug Pruitt of Cottonwood. He's the one who keeps me honest on historic bridges and roads in Shasta County. A new Interstate 5 bridge is currently...
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From the Associated Press, which also paid for a ticket: REDDING, Calif.--Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin called studies supporting global climate change a "bunch of snake oil science" Monday during a rare appearance in California, a state that has been...
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Valentine’s Day is coming up on Sunday, and a new art showing at Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant is perfect for setting a romantic mood. A reception is scheduled for TONIGHT to meet some of the 30 artists in the “Conditions…
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Mt. Shasta Ski Park, Feb. 3, 2010. Song: Obscure Terrain by Revolution Void Photographer Paul Heath was born in West Lafayette, Ind.,and moved to Redding in 1988. He likes p
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Edgewood is a popular subdivision. It’s in a nicely treed bit of woodsy feeling acreage east of Churn Creek, literally minutes from bustling eastside big box stores and more. Built in 1984, it’s a 3/2 of 1289 sq ft. According to records, it belongs now to the DEP
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I promised myself I would not add to the publicity surrounding Sarah Palin. She spoke in Redding yesterday as part of the logging conference and she has brought out her faithful. Doni Greenberg wrote about the speech at ANewsCafe, and the comments following her story are mystifying. Palin supporters use w
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Although we have made great strides in technology, in many ways I wish we were living in a time gone by. There was a wholesomeness that has been lost. Technology isn't always good when it is used to promote temptation, sin, and evil.Have you ever had a "Fried Bologna" Sandwich?
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No one ever says they want to be the homeless guy begging for change and digging through garbage for a half-eaten meal.Nobody gets reincarnated as a servant or cook.There isn’t anyone reinventing themselves as a fry cook or grocery stocker.What dreams get formed in the gray matter are desires of the hear
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I received this message via e-mail from a friend. I attempted to verify its truth via snopes but it was classified as "Undetermined - Research in Progress" and dated January 2009. I did see enough disturbing information on
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Sarah Palin received a rock star’s welcome at the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference where she spoke before the first of two sold-out shows at the Redding Convention Center on Monday afternoon. That’s 4
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To raise emotionally stable and successful children, we have to know a couple of things about how the brain works. Recent research on early childhood development has taught us that humans of any age do best when in environments and relationships where we are important, we are safe and we belong.
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I spent most of today reworking two of my dolls. I removed the star/abalone eyes from my first Rainbow Soft Girl and gave her new gold glitter eyes. This is the new version of my ROY G BIV girl: This is the former Miss Rainbow: The star eyes were just too much. I had envisioned this Soft Girl as [...]
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Austin-based musician Danny Malone, with influences from the Cure to 50 Cent, brings his unique blend of music and dance to Redding. >>Danny, welcome to Redding. Before I ask you anything else, I need you to tell us what it's like to live on a planet of your own making. Does your music (or your dance moves) reflect th
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What: Buy Fresh, Buy Local grower workshop When: Feb. 10, 3 to 6 p.m. Where: Farm Bureau Conference Room 831 5th St. Orland, CA 95963 RSVP or for more information: Noelle Ferdon, BFBL North Valley 530-894-7738 No
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What: Women’s Fund Community Forum: “You Are Who You Think You Are: Raising Girls’ Aspirations and Expectations” When: Feb. 9, 12 to 1:15 p.m. Where: Community Room, Redding Library This is the third in a series of forums sponsored by the Women’s Fund to discuss
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What: Luke Lucas Workshops See his work at mtlassenart.com Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1-3:30 p.m. Painting Snow Workshop - Manzanita Lake - $25 Saturday, Feb.
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Seller will also consider renting home for $1,100 month to month. Biggest floor plan in Shasta Hills, very open with island kitchen, large family room, laundry room, master suite with jetted tub and covered patio.  Enjoy all th
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Here is my beautiful Daughter Mackenzie (middle) with her friends. They all home-school and gather a few days a week at a private teacher's house for English and History. We are so
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What is your favorite romantic song? (Click here to answer.)
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Redding native and former Time magazine foreign correspondent Joel Stratte-McClure is Twittering, at http://twitter.com/joelsm. Believe he's accompanying his wonderful 90-year-old mum to one of Palin's performances today....
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Believe it or not, there actually was a tennis court on Iron Mountain in the late 1890s! However, it's long gone. It was a standard sized tennis court and it was built for approximately $300 on the Iron Mountain Mine...
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When we have sugar cravings it's usually any combination of these five deficiencies. The first is that you may need more protein. Add more grass-fed meat, pastured chicken, pastured eggs, raw cheese, beans, nuts, cottage cheese or fish. After a...
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That's a mini-thread in the comments on today's story on her Redding appearance. Suggestions so far included Maritime, Nello's, the new Brick's Smokehouse, Racha Noodle and McDonald's. I'd probably take her to Jack's Grill....
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It’s a sad thing to note that we need to have a Women’s Refuge in Shasta County. But it’s good to know that since we do need it, our community supports it wholeheartedly. One of their big fundraisers is their Annual Crabfeed, held at the Anderson Fairgrounds. It’s run by volunteers, and among them is
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The Holy Season of Lent; Do we truly understand Fast and Abstinence?It is a traditional doctrine of Christian spirituality that a constituent part of repentance, of turning away from sin and
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Looking for a condo in Shasta Lake City? Well, despite that, we are featuring this one as our FDotD from the recent REO harvest. It’s priced attractively, although we are not provided with an idea about the HOA dues in the listing. A prior listing from just before fore
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What an exciting Super Bowl! The New Orleans Saints finished their stellar season by upsetting the Indianapolis Colts, 31-17, in a come-from-behind win. Drew Brees tied the Super Bowl record for completed passes (32), but the biggest play came on defense:…
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The big news in this era of economic austerity is that the government Housing Assistance Program has $1.2 million to give away locally to low income home buyers to purchase foreclosed homes in certain neighborhoods. Of course there are a few…
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Wrapped in the silent dark,layers of gray, slivers of streetlights,the restless dream of greatness.StillnessIn shadows lay desires,mindful of the consequence,change is a difficult beast.Hands hug the torso rough,a squeeze confirms consciousness,a sigh affirms
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Greetings Men: .YOU ARE INVITED!I wanted to shoot a quick note in preparation for the Monday Night Men's group (7pm - 8:30 pm) at OLM so you can begin to ponder and reflect on the even
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The next group ride of the RSS will be Sunday February 21 2010Meet at the Kmart parking lot (2685 Hilltop Dr) at 1:30 pm Ride leaves at 2 pmAll scooters welcomerain cancels
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Hey, it’s Superbowl Sunday. Not much home selling biz going on. So I went to finally see Avatar 3D with my movie-going companion of 34 years, the lovely Karry. Wow. It was all that and more. Don’t miss it. Via iPhone.
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No, he wasn't. However, our John Bidwell was a distant cousin of Chico's John Bidwell. Shasta County's John Horace Bidwell was a goldminer, blacksmith, wagonmaker, and storekeeper. He was also an important early pioneer of Shasta County. Our John Bidwell...
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The prompt over at Sunday Scribblings is "Message."The Message“You’ll be fine.”She’d left the statement on his answering machine, time-stamped at 11:42 p.m.It was an old machine, tape instead of digital and it was serviceable so
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Frank and I had the pleasure of going to Prime 11 Cinema in Anderson yesterday. I love that place, it looks great and has the most comfortable seats. It is always filled with the aroma of popcorn but better yet, and with me it’s hard to be better than popcorn, the vibe of sincere cinema [...]
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The line above is the last sentence of this editorial, headlined "Leave the parking to the locals," in the Daily Breeze, serving coastal Los Angeles. "...If this bill becomes law and cities give in to such pressures as the loss...
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My kids just returned from another "Youth 2000" weekend.They look forward to these weekends hosted by the
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Gayle called me this morning and I asked her what happened.As she always does in the morning, on her way to work Thursday she checked to see how much hay Chico had eaten. She stepped into the little shed where the hay is kept and looked over the wall into the feeding area; he had eaten nothing she had given him
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Today, thanks to Catholic Round-Up, I participated with a panel of people via skype about Pope Benedict’s Messages for World Communications Day, January 24.
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Time, I think, for a Fiction in 58.She dangles her toes into the water, watching the ripples grow larger, like seismic rings of an earthquake. The sun beats down on her shoulders, hot and lovely.She hears the cries of hawks in the thermals; she dreams of flight.He father calls, wonders if she’s tir
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The house was built in either 1854 or 1855 making it one of the very oldest buildings still remaining in Shasta County. It was once owned by Henry Blumb who was the proprietor of the Blumb Bakery up on Main...
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Conservative pols have enthusiastically embraced the tea party movement. The love isn't always mutual. Here's an interesting item from the Inland Empire: A local Tea Party organizer is in the early stages of challenging the high-powered Rep. Jerry Lewis for...
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Watched The Hurt Locker last evening. I loved Jeremy Renner’s performance. Everyone was good. It was intense but worth watching. I thought Anthony Mackie was great and he is my candidate for a convincing Jimi Hendrix in a fresh Hendrix biopic. The last one was a sad affair with horrible casting. Frank and I have seen
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I'm a fan of all 10 Amendments in the Bill of Rights, including the Second. That said, what are the "Open Carry" activists really hoping to accomplish at Starbucks, of all places? From the Contra Costa Times: Starbucks has brushed...
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Here’s a Redding bungalo that had been listed back in ‘07 for $175K. It seems worth your attention at this lower price. Although diminutive at 774 sq ft according to records, it seems to have been kept up well. Interesting to think that nobody would build anythin
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It's a life of outdoor adventure, of slogging up snowy mountain slopes, climbing icy precipices and close encounters with large brown animals.
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The state of California invites couples to have their wedding in a California state park. Venues include:● Sacramento: Sutter's Fort State Historic Park and Governor's Mansion State Historic Park. Call (916) 445-2560.
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Q: I am quite concerned about the health of our deer herds and would like to know how proper management of deer hunting will contribute to long-term protection of the herds. I know many people still believe hunting will decimate the herds, but I’ve been told that regulated hunting could also help control the population. W
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On assignment at Redding City Council 2/2/10 Filed under: Thoughts & Musings
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My guests are Doug Bennett from Shasta-Cascade Food Farm Coalition and Gail Feenstra, PhD, from U.C. Davis. They'll discuss the movie Food, Inc., and present solutions to this overwhelming nutritional and economic challenge. Tune in at 10:00 a.m. at 1460...
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Charlie Schaupp and Don Bird's lonesome crusade against Jim Nielsen isn't the only battle over a politician's domicile. I received an e-mail this morning from one Heidi Fuller about her own fight. The Modesto Bee has the scoop. A Columbia...
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A 45-year-old Redding man was sentenced today to 13 years in prison after being convicted by a jury in November of domestic violence and second-degree robbery, prosecutors announced.
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A Mount Shasta man reportedly driving a stolen minivan was arrested today after police said he tried to run from them following a traffic stop on Clay Street in Redding.
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The thoughts of an independent voter.
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Read about what's good and what's bad in food related issues. Restaurants, events and issues like what is in season, organic, farm direct, meat & seafood stores highlights. All will be reviewed without bias. Food related news about sustainability and engineered foods will be discussed. So let's compare notes and have so
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"sllyon" corrected guessed the mystery house at 9:29 a.m. as being located on Second Street at Shasta. Second Street is the street at the bottom of the hill behind the Courthouse Museum. I'll have the history of this interesting house...
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For nearly half his life, Josiah Gutzman had saved his pennies, nickels and dimes hoping to one day visit Universal Studios theme park in Los Angeles.
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Finally finished and packed off all my orders from the Etsy shop and spent a day creating a Cinnamon Soft Girl. I may be prejudice but I love the redheads and I have so much fun doing these. She has green button eyes and a sideways smile. My very first doll was the prototype Cinnamon Soft [...]
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Some at the Tea Party convention in Nashville are reportedly grumbling that Palin's getting $100K for her speech this weekend (next stop: Redding). From Politico: ...documents obtained by POLITICO reveal the going rate for the former Alaska governor: $100,000 a...
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Last month I read about a show being produced by talk radio host Ronn Owens, KGO AM 810(San Francisco). "The Best Music You've Never Heard" is a once-a-year show and they requested CDs from unsigned Northern California bands. They put all the CDs in a box and pulled out enough to play short clips for an hour and a half. The
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This entire flapadoodle about alledged "secret" meetings to close the Convention Center is nuts. If I have this correct (and the only things I know are those that have been written in the newspaper) four people got together, probably over...
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CHICO — A U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer made a miles-long journey off federal property this week to warn a Chico man not to post advertisements for his business on a Forest Service bulletin board.
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  This is one documentary I have not had a chance to see but definitely looking forward to it. I've ordered the film and for those living in Redding, CA the Shasta-Cascade Farm and Food Coalition is holding an "Expert Panel Discussion" after showing the film. WHEN: Saturday, February 6, 2010
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Owner Will Carry. Near Redding yet a world away in the timber. Near the mountain community of Oak Run at 3,200 Ft elevation. Power and phone available. Tall Pine and Fir trees. This would work as primary or second get away residence. J
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George Runner thinks we should mark Ronald Reagan Day, his office announces. On the eve of Ronald Reagan's 99th birthday, California State Senator George Runner (R- Antelope Valley) today introduced legislation that would annually proclaim Feb. 6 as Ronald Reagan...
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Is there one county Board of Supervisors that actually approves of the way the Forest Service has handled its travel management plans? There must be, somewhere in the world, right? Anyway, here's the latest from Lassen County: Citing a number...
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Outdoor recreational clubs listed alphabetically by sport:
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Do you know where this house is located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! If you are the first person to correctly guess the street and town where this house is located, you'll win a $10 gift certificate...
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Goodwill knows its stuff. It's the Wal-Mart of thrift stores. Convenient location, one-stop shopping, well-merchandized inventory, great prices. Of course it's potentially bad news for the Salvation Army and all the mom-and-pop thrift stores hereabouts. The good news: Competition will...
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I was talking to a home health nurse yesterday who cares for our advanced diabetic community. "These cases of diabetes, Trudi, you've seen nothing like it. These are people so addicted to sugar that they'd rather have their leg...
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Today is National Go Red for Women Day, part of a month-long movement to encourage women (and men, too) to embrace heart-healthy lifestyles. Mercy Medical Center in Redding marked the event by inflating a big red dress on top of its…
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The showers that broke out earlier this week are expected to stay through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
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This one seems to have last sold in 2006 for $369K, although we recall it from just a few weeks ago listed as a Short Sale for $225K. Looks like that didn’t work out. You can surely buy it now. We like the Mel Mar neighborhood a lot. They are mostly hal
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The song was written by Sonny Curtis and the Crickets (after Buddy Holly died) and it is one of the most covered songs, all-time."I Fought the Law."Bobby Fuller had a hit with it in 1965, then promptly died a mysterious death. His version is No. 175 on Rolling Stones' "500 Greatest Songs All-Time."The Clas
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Recently I was asked for a radio spot the following question: Given the concern about federal spending in budgets, bailouts and economic stimulus, should we also be concerned that the estimated cost of the Iraq War will end up being…
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Phil: Nothing like immersing oneself in the gaudy, All-American, around-the-clock hoopla that is Super Bowl Week. I mean, I GOTTA see the interview with the guy who wraps Dwight Freeney's ankle. So, bottom line, who you got?
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Traditional cowboy performer Sourdough Slim performs tonight (8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5) at Bernie’s Guitar (3086 Bechelli Lane, 223-2040) in Redding. Sourdough’s
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Mother-and-daughter team Ann Webber and Jeanette Ernst bought a laser to enhance homes that they were building. Once they got it and saw the possibilities, they started getting creative. They opened a storefront to offer custom laser etchings. The response…
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I’ll be honest. While reading your bio, I had to Google “Eritrea.” But I don’t think a profile of you could exclude your time in this country (on the Horn of Africa, east of Suda
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Zimmy! Jerry!
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-pARTy   Live Music by Megan Slankard & Jeff Campbell    
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Craig and I were singing last night -- going through some old cover songs. We tend to stick to originals when we play out, but our playlist here at home includes lots of great tunes by some brilliant songwriters.Singing Kris Kristofferson's "Help Me Make it Through the Night" is a good exercise, because besides
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If you like quiet, clean streets and homes with great curve appeal but without the high price tag, then you'll love The Vineyard, in Redding California. The Vineyard's is an age-restricted community for residents 55 and older. Not to be mistaken by Living Assistance, The Vineyard's is better suited fo
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San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Jan. 30, 2012, Cascade Theatre, Redding, Calif.
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joesmom1986 emailed me late tonight - two pit bulls got into the field and killed Chico, her burro. A burro.She is just sick about it, as am I.Animal control came and captured one
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Midway through the second half, the Red Hawks looked ready to roll past visiting UC Santa Cruz.The student section at the Heritage Student Life Center was hopping and filling the gymnasium with energy.
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The Anderson High School girls basketball team has two Northern Athletic League losses - both to the Corning Cardinals.Corning (6-0 NAL, 14-7) all but sewed up the NAL crown Thursday with a 52-37 home win over the Cubs (4-2 NAL, 13-9).
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One month after Redding posted its worst year for building in more than a generation, the city suffered its worst month in dollar valuation in nearly three decades.
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If you know Northern Section prep sports you know that the kids from our section moving on to NCAA Division I and Division II programs are the cream of the crop, the absolute best the section has to offer.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historical places in the north state.
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The Behrens-Eaton Museum players will present their first theatrical performance, "Ladies of the Club," on Feb. 13.
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Today is Friday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2010. There are 329 days left in the year.
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Proposals to close the Redding Convention Center and divert money to Turtle Bay Exploration Park could be "creative solutions that would be mutually beneficial" to his organization and taxpayers, Turtle Bay CEO Mike Warren said Thursday.
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A building that once housed a now-defunct national electronics chain in the heart of Redding's retail district could soon be home to a giant in the thrift store industry.
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MILLVILLE - Volunteer firefighters and the board in charge of Millville's fire department made amends Thursday night, ending a monthlong dispute that could have weakened fire protection.
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"I am not an ideologue," protested President Barack Obama at a gathering with Republican House members last week. Perhaps, but he does have a tenacious commitment to a set of political convictions.
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Dutch Bros. hosts Valentine's drive Dutch Bros. Coffee will celebrate "Dutch 'Luv' Day" on Valentine's Day with the "Cans for Coffee" food drive.
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If you think the weather lately has been for the birds, you're probably right. The feathered folks around our yard have seemed more active for several days now. Their social presence seems to have blossomed along with the rise in temperature.
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Holder is wrong attorney general During the final days of the Clinton administration, Assistant Attorney General Eric Holder approved the president's pardon of fugitive indicted felon Marc Green, after Denise Green contributed $150,000 to the Clinton library.
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A mix of vaudeville and cowboy, Sourdough Slim will bring his music and wit to Bernie's Guitar tonight from 8 to 11.
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Early in the morning on Jan. 8, John Sharrah and six buddies loaded up into an RV and, with a large trailer in tow, headed to Crescent City to pick up about 2,400 pounds of crab for the Anderson Rotary Club's annual crab feed.
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Should the city of Redding simply cut its losses and shut down its heavily subsidized Convention Center? Perhaps.
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YREKA - The lawyer representing a Hornbrook man - who was charged with kidnapping, sexual assault and trying to murder a 3-year-old Yreka girl who was reportedly buried alive - is seeking to have his client's trial moved out of Siskiyou County.
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A magnitude-5.9 quake shook Northern California early Thursday afternoon near where a magnitude-6.5 temblor hit last month, but it was centered along a different fault under the Pacific Ocean.
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Over the next few months, it will be hard to avoid seeing Anna Claiborne and Erica Wetch's artwork.It will be displayed on billboards near some of the busiest streets in Redding. Not bad for a couple of kids who haven't yet graduated from high school.
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RED BLUFF - It has all the makings of a Hollywood screenplay - money, passion and suspense. And while the story of the historic State Theatre continues to unfold, no one seems to know what will happen after it closes June 30.
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I was out this morning to return a RedBox dvd. Had a craving for a Harry Potter flick yesterday and brought home Half-Blood Prince. I am only halfway through the first book so I have a lot to catch up on story wise. Watching the most recent film for the second time I realized there are [...]
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Proposals to close the Redding Convention Center and divert money to Turtle Bay Exploration Park could be “creative solutions that would be mutually beneficial” to his organization and taxpayers, Turtle Bay CEO Mike Warren said today.
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That would be Don's Sandwich Shop on Bechelli, opened in 1962 by Don Hirbe, and still serving deli sandwiches and looking pretty much the same. See photo below. Anyone have memories to share? Think of how long ago that was....
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What: Screening of “Food Inc.” and Panel Discussion When: Feb 6, 3 to 6 p.m. Where: First United Methodist Church 1825 East Street, Redding Cost: Free to the public For more information: Contact Doug Bennett 530-604-0804 530-232-3690
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What: Shasta Women’s Refuge 23rd Annual Crab Feed When: Feb 6, 4 p.m. Where: Shasta District Fair, Anderson Clam chowder, salad, French bread, dessert, coffee. No-host beer, wine, soda and margaritas. More information at shastawo
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A 41-year-old Redding man faces trial on charges that he raped an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman.
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House Minority Leader John Boehner (I don’t care what he says, his name should be pronounced “Boner” today accused President Obama of having a pre-911 mentality based on his administration’s handling of the Christmas
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The following heartwarming message was just sent to me by Angela Fitzgerald, the Victim Witness Program Coordinator in the Shasta County District Attorney's office. Life is presently very good for our Christmas Boy, and that makes me very relieved and...
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A 2-part special will be aired tonight and tomorrow night starting at 5:00 on Channel 24 about the story of Juan our Christmas Boy. Here are the scheduled show times: 5:00 - Channel 24 6:30 - Channel 12 10:00 -...
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I suspect America's Founding Fathers may have been smiling down upon a small band of North State patriots this past weekend. All told, about ninety local folks willing gave up a significant part of their weekend to spend precious time expanding their knowledge about their Founding Fathers and the principles of the U.S. Con
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They were frugal, self-made centimillionaires. During this Great Recession would they be going to the city, hat in hand, asking for a handout for Turtle Bay? Or would they want Lee Salter to give less in Nepal and Laos and...
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A 5.9 magnitude quake shook Northern California early this afternoon near where a 6.5 temblor hit last month but along a different fault under the Pacific Ocean.
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Mark your calendar for this great event!!!! The unveiling will take place March 23rd in the Jury Assembly Room inside the Shasta County Courthouse. Don't yet know all the details and the time, but rest assured, I'll let you know...
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The Millville Fire Protection District Board will hold a special meeting tonight to address the district’s chief and volunteer firefighters’ concerns about response changes.
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The Palo Cedro area is experiencing some phone outages.
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A local reporter blogged recently about how disgusting the health department report was for one of his favorite Redding restaurants. I blogged about a solution that would cost little or nothing for the county to implement. I believe Shasta County reside
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This "new" French Gulch Oddfellows Hall is located on the same spot as the previous Oddfellows Hall destroyed by fire in the 2004 French Gulch forest fire. It's not as big as the previous hall, but its members say it...
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I am not sure how this tax law here would REALLY work, but it sure seems that everyone involved is starting to see a big fat cash cow instead of suffering people trying to get their medicine!  I am not talking about the proposals to legal
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1. Tao: The Martial Art of Drumming 7:30 p.m. today, Cascade Theater, 1733 Market St. in Redding. Athletic bodies and contemporary costumes meet explosive Taiko drumming and innovative choreography in this show that has critics praising TAO’s extraordinary precision, energy and stamina. Tickets $29-39; availabl
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Photographer Amy Jensen spent hours during her summer vacations poring over her grandma’s old photographs. It was during this time that Jensen discovered how important and powerful photos can be to tell a human story.
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Could old ideas be new again?...
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Posting about sculptor Man of Steel in Shingletown the other day reminded me that David Allred has a showing currently at the The Old City Hall Art gallery. Dave’s work is really lovely. This is a small sample of what you can find there. On top of that, Dave’s a neighbor of mine. He lives around the [...]
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Close the convention center to help fund Turtle Bay? TB claims it generates millions of dollars a year (in a study it paid for, done by a group that promotes the benefits of outfits like TB). But where's the hard...
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In this economy, people are watching their budgets and eating out less at lunchtime. Brown-bagging is back. One approach is grabbing a sandwich at a deli. One of my favorite places to do that is Holiday’s Front Street Market at Placer and Buenaventura in west Redding.
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When it comes to nightlife in the Redding area, there's always something to do. But what about the surrounding areas? Take Dunsmuir, for example — the small town just shy of Mount Shasta. It seems quaint, quiet, and perhaps because of its distance from Redding's city limits, it's often dismissed as a valuable trip to make
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Crap. This one was already a REO once this cycle. Here it is again. It brings home literally the impact this foreclosure crisis has on neighborhoods. This is our neighborhood. This one was a bank-owned REO in 2007, when it sold for $366K. It had once fetched $4
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The Chico News & Review went and got itself a copy of the memo about Don Bird and Jim Nielsen. It's more direct than the undersheriff let on to me yesterday. Earlier this week the CN&R got hold of a...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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A 25-year-old Red Bluff man who died Wednesday after being struck by a train in Red Bluff has been identified as Davin Diaz.
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Toys R Us is selling Ouija boards, promoting them as acceptable for children as young as eight years old. The pink edition of th
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Why is Nicorette gum so dang expensive? Who can afford to stop smoking? It's over fifty- bucks for 100 pieces of nicotine gum. According to my interview of smokers--if you're a pack a day smoker you need so much of...
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An earthquake that registered 6.0 on the Richter scale struck just off the Pacific Coast at 12:20 p.m. Thursday. Some folks in Redding felt the quake, but no reports of damage so far. The 6.5-magnitude quake that hit the same area…
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Bossa Nova Superfruit Antioxidant Juices - $.99 ea., Regular $3.99 Sabid Hummus - Classic, Spicy, Pine Nut or Roasted Bell Pepper - $2.99 ea., Regular $4.79 Ghirardelli Chocolate Squares in a Valentine’s Tin - $3.99 ea., Regular $8.29 Feather Loft Throws - 50R
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A 60-year-old Redding man was sentenced this morning to 360 days in jail and five years probation in the 2008 shooting of another man after an argument.
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Redding weather today will be rainy in the valley but up to two feet of new snow could fall in the mountains.
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Some folks think it's ugly. I'm not one of them. Its exposed concrete reflects the Monolith nearby and the project that pulled us out of the Depression - Shasta Dam. The convention center's a classic of the so-called Brutalist architectural...
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Even low-level exposure to BPA can be hazardous to your health -- the evidence has been accumulating for more than 10 years. There are more than 100 independent studies linking the chemical to serious health problems in humans, including: Prostate...
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Make money with music? Now there's a novel concept. It's never been our strong suit - much to my husband's chagrin. Desperate times, though, require desperate measures -- so I'm giving myself a crash course in this maddening-but-lovable music business.CD Baby - a company that does their damnedest to hel
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There’s a little known secret in Redding, and it’s your community access television station: A TV studio, cameras and all, exclusively for public use. And yes, that means you! For years, the bleached-w
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If he’s stationary, he feels it, like a vibration. Especially out in the streets, where his shoulders are jostled by the crowds of drones flittering back and forth from domiciles to occupations. When not in motion, he’s sinking. The concrete loses its molecular structure and becomes quicksand. Ready and willing to help
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What: Artists’ Reception and Exhibit Opening at Red Bluff Art Gallery When: Feb. 5, 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Red Bluff Art Gallery 601 Walnut Street, Red Bluff This Friday there will be an Artists’ Reception and Exhibit Opening. This is your chance to see new art…
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People enjoying the day at a cattle dog sale on Jan. 29, at the Tehama County Bull and Gelding Sale. The top dog sold for $10,700. Jan 30 Bull Sale Song: Gone Gone Gone by
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The Internet continues to shrink our world and erase boundaries. My friend and sometimes musical collaborator Craig Padilla is a Redding-based electronic music artist who has become well-known worldwide. Once in a while, we learn of a new fan-created video…
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Kati Rosten of Anderson says before she was diagnosed with myeloma, "I was very ill. I thought I was going to die. I was anemic, weak and sick." She remembers she and her husband, Steve, "literally held each other and cried."
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Today is Thursday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2010. There are 330 days left in the year.
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Route changes ruin RABA In reference to recent articles concerning RABA, I'd like to mention a few things:
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The double-wide divide just won't close in the north state Republican Party. Two candidates who have refused to drop the arguments over just where Assemblyman Jim Nielsen lives have entered the GOP primary for the 2nd Assembly District, hoping against hope to oust the incumbent.
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Business fair held March 9 in Redding The Northern California Small Business Development Center is hosting a Small Business Fair Workshop & Resource Expo.
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RB man dies after getting hit by train A 25-year-old Red Bluff man died Wednesday after being struck by a train in Red Bluff.
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A Manton man died after his girlfriend stabbed him with a butcher knife, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.
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My husband and I were away last week - working, but away. My mother was watching the kids, but she also works. So it was particularly important, I told my new but already somewhat spotty baby sitter that she turn up on time, every day.
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RED BLUFF - Ask 12-year-old Nakaobi Brewster what he likes best about having Mitch Brehm as a mentor, and the words pour out: "Spending time with him, hanging out with him and (his wife) Kathy, and seeing a movie while spending time with him."
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An empty downtown Redding office building once considered a potential site for a new city police station could soon house state employees.
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The CEO of the Mayers Memorial Hospital District in Fall River Mills agreed Wednesday to a severance package that grants her half her monthly salary over the next 14 months.
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A Redding man was sentenced Wednesday to 24 years in prison after he was convicted by a jury last month of exposing himself to a 3-year-old girl and trying to abduct her.
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Redding officials have considered closing the heavily subsidized Convention Center and the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), funneling the savings to Turtle Bay Exploration Park, the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association and public safety.
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Eleven north state high schools had 100 percent of their graduating seniors apply for college or other advanced education this year.
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Offensive execution and strong defense can overcome a lot of things on the basketball court.Even an atrocious night at the foul line.
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Take a Pleasant Valley boys basketball team realizing it couldn't look past Shasta to Friday's rivalry game against Chico. Add a sudden, inexplicable second-half loss of continuity and mojo from the Wolves and you come away with Wednesday's 58-44 Vikings win over the host Wolves.
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What is your favorite piece in a box of See’s candy? (Click here to answer.)
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PALO CEDRO - After the Foothill High School boys basketball team weathered the Paradise 3-point storm, it was sunny skies for the Cougars to open the second half of the Eastern Athletic League schedule.
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SHASTA LAKE - For Colton Silveria and Curtis Frisbie, Wednesday was both an ending of decisions they made many months ago and, at the same time, the beginning of the next phase of their athletic careers.
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That the city council-appointed commission looking into privatizing the convention center was unaware of talks between our current and former city managers and (supposedly) local hoteliers to close the place and divert some of the "savings" to Turtle Bay Exploration...
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It becomes very difficult to see how anything big enough to work is safe enough to propose. So says The Washington Post's Ezra Klein in a very interesting interview on health care with Republican Rep. Paul Ryan. I think that...
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This is in part a response to Eva Rodriguez’s post “Don't buy the administration's spin on the Christmas day bomber” in today’s Washington Post. That Ms. Rodriguez, who can be fairly reasonable
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If you love to travel and play golf, you might want to consider staying at Breezes Runaway Bay Golf and Spa Resort near Montego Bay. My husband and I are retired and have our own travel business, it has been a dream of mine for years. It's called Linda's Fun Loving Travel (www.ytbtravel.com/ldownen) and the most recent grou
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DAR looking for the best in our students
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A Redding man who reportedly stabbed himself Tuesday with a knife he hammered into his chest was listed this afternoon as being in fair condition at Mercy Medical Center in Redding, a hospital spokesman said.
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OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has ordered a California-based warranty company to stop selling unauthorized vehicle service contracts in Washington. Consumer Direct Warranty Services, Inc., of Redding, Calif. was ordered to cease and desist "engaging in...
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Here's what one of our fine columnists wrote in her May piece: So can the Convention Center generate more revenue? The building is 40 years old. It competes with newer facilities that have more modern amenities. Redding's Convention Center is...
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The discovery of stolen binoculars Tuesday in Palo Cedro has led sheriff’s detectives to a possible ring of people who allegedly racked up $24,000 in purchases on two stolen credit cards.
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The CEO of the Mayers Memorial Hospital District in Fall River Mills agreed today to a severance package that grants her half her monthly salary over the next 14 months.
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Redding officials have discussed the idea of closing the heavily-subsidized Convention Center and funneling some of the savings to Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
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A 25-year-old Red Bluff man died after being struck by a train in Red Bluff this afternoon.
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From WSJ blogger Evan Newmark: You know the old saying that "the people get the government they deserve." Well, here's my revision based on the White House's 2011 fiscal budget: "the people get both the government and the budget they...
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What: John N. Stewart’s “An Artist’s Art Collection” Exhibit When: Now showing Where: The Big Picture 857 Washington Street, Red Bluff 530-527-3369
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I’m not talking about my morning spirulina smoothy, though that was fab, I am talking about my sassy lil’  girly dragon. This is the second one I’ve made and she’s cute. She’s wider than the others and I like the slightly altered proportions. Color is a strange thing or I guess I should say th
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Redding police and Shasta County sheriff's deputies arrested this afternoon a strong-arm robbery and assault suspect, sheriff's officials announced this evening.
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A Redding man was sentenced this morning to 24 years in prison after he was convicted by a jury last month of exposing himself to a 3-year-old girl and trying to abduct her.
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 March 2010 Consumer Reports featured an article detailing a recent study on bloodstream infections contracted during hospital stays. A simple checklist system, called the Pronovost checklist, has been found to dramatically reduce infection rates when implemented and followed by caregivers. One key elem
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Commenter Patrecia Barrett notes an interesting item from last night's City Council meeting -- that a young disabled veteran, Sean Merritt, complained he could not buy a firearm from Jones' Fort, run by the mayor, because he's a medical-marijuana user....
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Movie Gallery Inc., owner of the Hollywood Video movie rental chain, has filed for Chapter 11 protection and plans to close 805 stores — about a third of its total, the Associated Press reported today.
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Another glitch is cutting images from the Turtle Bay eagle cam to the Internet.
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Bryan Cope from Redding Electric e-mails to dispute this "misguided blog" post about troubles in Sacramento. He says they do not apply to Redding's program. The announcement you referenced was regarding only weatherization programs that are administered by the State's...
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Redding resident and Army veteran Sean Merritt says he’s been denied the right to purchase a firearm at a local gun shop owned by Redding Mayor Patrick Jones. The sticking point hinges on a line on a form required by…
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In my post “Lindsey Graham Wants To Surrender To Al Qaida,” I suggested that by ignoring the rights of those suspected of terrorism and thereby abandoning our commitment to the principles in our Constitution we are giving Al Qaida the victory it wants—changing the fabric of our society out of fear.
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The doublewide divide just won't close in the north state Republican Party. Two candidates who've refused to drop the question of just where Assemblyman Jim Nielsen lives have entered the GOP primary for the 2nd Assembly District, hoping against hope...
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There’s a new BBQ joint in town, Brick’s Barbecue and Smokehouse, on Placer just east of Court Street. Longtime Redding folks will recall this as the old Between the Bun restaurant. You’ll be enchanted by the smell before anything else. They cook with fragrant smoke. Looks like a family affair. HereR
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Eleven north state high schools had 100 percent of their graduating seniors apply for college.
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Old Diggings was mostly referred to as "Old Diggins" and earned that name as a result of the reworking of the abandoned gold mines in the area after a quarter-century of non-use. The rework resulted in the recovery of several...
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Sheriff’s deputies are searching for vandals who used a pair of golf carts to damage several putting greens at Sevillano Links, wrecking the carts in the process.
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The Anderson company hired to protect her won't say. From the Valley-Post: When Alaska's former Governor Sarah Palin arrives in Redding on Monday for two speaking engagements during the 61st Sierra-Cascade Logging Conference, she will be surrounded and protected by...
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The Stiglich campaign claims another local endorsement in the Republican primary -- Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh: "I am pleased to announce my support of Colonel Pete in his run for Congress. He has the integrity, leadership skills and good...
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The congressman voted for the Troubled Asset Relief Program back in 2008, much to the dismay of many constituents, but now he and some other Republicans say it's time to wrap up the bank bailout. With Democrats poised to vote...
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At least in eastern hardwood forests, they don't seem to mind the longer growing seasons. From ScienceDaily: Speed is not a word typically associated with trees; they can take centuries to grow. However, a new study in the Proceedings of...
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A Manton man died Tuesday night after his girlfriend stabbed him with a butcher knife, sheriff’s deputies said today.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Thanks to the efforts of Aimee Poe in the online department, we now have a single place to collect and feature the Record Searchlight's watchdog journalism. Aimee set up the page so that it breaks down by topic (Business & Economy, Environment, Local G
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What: “Enlightened Living: The Blissful Life,” speaker Sri Ramanujam, Mukundagiri When: Feb. 4, 7 to 9 p.m. Where: Center for Spiritual Living 1905 Hartnell Avenue *Born in India *Graduated from Delhi University as a Gold Medalist *Black Belt Certification in
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As RS columnist Emily Young suggested. Kent Dagg thinks it could happen. From his "Executive's View" today: The third idea, Be prepared to give away all of Stillwater Business Park. Yep, the Radical 10 committee discussed this and would agree...
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Two Shingletown teens were transported by ambulance this morning to a Redding hospital after crashing a sedan into a guardrail on Highway 44 about a mile west of Dersch Road.
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From MissionLocal.org: Three men handed out flyers in front of the 471-seat Brava Theater Thursday night but they were not advertising the upcoming Beebo Brinker Chronicles. Instead, their flyers slammed the non-profit arts space for failing to pay the wages...
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I was driving down Highway 273 toward Anderson the other day, windshield wipers slapping, when I passed a familiar stand of palm trees. Big old palms, left from the days when a home or business occupied the now-vacant lot. The gray trunks all…
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Here’s a manufactured home on nearly an acre in Bella Vista. Looks like they had to rebuild the trailer jetway and back patio so you could get in for a look. Built in 1977, this 3/2 is 1536 sq ft and is perched upon a .8 acre parcel. According to records, this p
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Clouds should cover Redding much of today, dropping rain through the morning.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are frantic, lurch and odor.SisterhoodThe taxi lurches to a halt in front of the Excelsior and from it unfolds three Sisters from the eastside, biggest motherfucking trannies you ever saw. One’s carrying a lengt
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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2010. There are 331 days left in the year.
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Being a veteran of two prior earthquake relief efforts didn't prepare Redding nurse Donn Kropp for what he witnessed in Haiti last week.
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Hollywood Video closing in Redding Hollywood Video will close in Redding, an employee said Tuesday.
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People looking for a little pre-Valentine's Day fun will want to consider attending this annual dessert fair.
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If you really want to make a lasting impression on your sweetheart this Valentine's Day, try making one of these delicious homemade chocolate desserts - baked with 100 percent pure love, of course.
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Exemption type, Number, Assessed property value Welfare, 299, $443,021,627 Religious, 240, $114,242,488 Disabled veterans, 759, $79,880,444 Veterans, 1, $1,333 Church, 28, $5,705,630 College, 16, $31,364,309 Low-value property, 1,092, $1,411,648 Homeowners, 39,222, $273,331,835 Cemetery, 7, $2,373,461 Historical aircraft, 3
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Anderson resident Harold Hintz is one of the 759 disabled veterans in Shasta County who will get a property-tax exemption this year.
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PALIN FOR GOVERNOR: Two sold-out presentations in Redding by Sarah Palin: Is she going to relocate to Redding to reinvent her political career?
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There was a recent flap because three different members of the Obama administration, on three different Sunday television talk shows, gave three widely differing estimates of how many jobs the president has created.
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Dear Lynne: I want to make scrambled eggs like my mom’s. She does them fluffy and creamy; mine are dry and hard. I use milk with the eggs and high heat. Maybe it’s too much milk and too much heat? My omelets are the same way — a gloopy mess — with soggy vegetables. I use frozen cut-up peppers and onions, just so
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Is hiring a private management company to run the Redding Convention Center a viable way to save the city money? Probably, though the hard numbers aren't there yet to say one way or another.
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Bethel was saving grace I am a cancer survivor. This last year of going through chemotherapy was one of the hardest things I have ever been through, but through it all I have to say every Saturday that I could physically make it I went to Bethel to the healing rooms.
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Do you remember your first romantic kiss? (Click here to answer.)
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Just yesterday, I was talking to the Builders' Exchange CEO, who was quite genial even though he doesn't talk to the R-S anymore, about how the city of Redding and local contractors were just about to move forward with a...
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Redding will offer a stronger hand up to local firms bidding against larger out-of-town companies on equipment and supply contracts.
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Ahh, the great dilemma of the Grammys. The prime-time Grammy broadcast placates the corporate music industry by shoveling forgettable acts into our faces because they have nice legs and move units at Wal-Mart. It’s a fashion show littered with so much horrid,…
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Frank Strazzarino of the Chamber confirms, via e-mail: "...the Chamber board has unanimously endorsed Bosetti and Jones for City Council." Hmmm. That helps make up for the Chamber's inexplicable decision, a couple of election cycles back, to pass over Jones...
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ANDERSON — Sheriff’s deputies are searching today for a man who is suspected of stealing a remote-controlled truck valued at $600 from a hobby shop and hitting a store worker with his car as he drove away.
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Largest forest products and construction equipment exposition in the West Feb. 8-13, 2010 Redding (Calif.) Convention Center sierracascadeexpo.com
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According to the Washington Post, AIG is set to distribute about 100 Million Dollars in bonuses Wednesday to workers in the Financial Products division—the folks that brought the US banking system
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Senator Lindsey Graham (R- S.C.) plans to introduce legislation that would block funding for the civilian trials of self-confessed 9-11 mastermind, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, and four co-conspirators, all of whom are currently held at Guantanamo Bay. This amo
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A man who reportedly stabbed himself with a knife he hammered into his chest was surrounded by police at a cemetery near downtown Redding this afternoon.
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A dean at Shasta College has been placed on paid leave while officials look into allegations of misuse of college resources.
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Man, Christopher Hitchens won headline of the month on Feb. 1....
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Commenter Edatoakrun thinks today's editorial took a cheap shot at the end. I see how you could read it that way, but it was far from my intention. Patrick Henry Jones is one of the more honest and candid people...
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Katie Pasquini Masopust’s “Color Union”   What: Quilters’ Sew-ciety of Redding When: Feb. 3, 7 p.m. Where: Senior Citizen’s Hall 2290 Benton Drive Cost: $7 for non-members The Quilters’ Sew-ciety of Redding will play host to int
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The Studio Experience is having another show, CREATURES BIG and SMALL (that’s animals, fish, fowl and even bugs). There will be a $10 hanging fee for the first painting and $5 for additional paintings, limit 3 per artist. No photography.…
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In all fairness to Sen. Alan Lowenthal, he didn't just wake up one morning and decide to alienate 92 percent of voters with a crusade against parking. There's something of a planning movement against it -- for reasons that aren't...
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... before the Redding City Council starts having second thoughts about its dedicated drive to open Oasis Road to new retail space? The mostly empty space around Trader Joe's on Hilltop now appears to be going back to its...
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On his blog, Realtor Brad Garbutt notes that the median California home price has risen for 10 straight months, up 8.45 percent, to $307K. But, he adds: Redding has not followed suit due to high unemployment and lack of equity...
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California’s Unsold Inventory Index declined to 3. 8 months in December compared to 5.6 months in December 2008. This index is an important barometer of the overall condition of the real estate market because it indicates how long it would take to deplete the supply of homes for sale at the current sales pace.
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This was where the travelers slept and ate at Bell's Stopping Place. The building was built in 1859 and fell to the ground 139 years later in 1998. Bell's Stopping Place was also known as Bell's Mansion House and Bell's...
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The sky continues to be mostly gray though the sun is peaking through on occasion. I wanted to catch the tiny violets in the yard. They came early in the rain. The purple violets came first. The white are new. The parsley refuses to die, It was very hearty through very cold temps and is still green and [...]
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The Redding City Council this evening will discuss boosting its preference for local firms bidding for equipment or supply contracts from 1 percent to 5 percent.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Very well maintained home in family park! Upgrades in 2006 & 2007 include new water heater & new water pipes and 30 yr roof. New carpet/kitchen vinyl, exterior paint, gutters and awnings in 2003. 
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The governor hopes to balance the state budget in part by cutting the salaries of state employees --- something local cities and counties have also tried to negotiate with their unions. Here's the funny part, though, the Legislative Analyst's Office...
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The good news: If you can believe the Wall St. Journal, California's economy is starting to stabilize and even bounce back -- in some areas. The bad news: Redding's probably not one of those areas. Unemployment rates are dipping and...
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Per capita, the city of Los Angeles and the city of Redding face deficits of almost exactly the same size, but L.A.'s $200 million sure is a big number. And in L.A., they're crossing the blue line and starting to...
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Hit with a public backlash (which we helped in our small way to fuel), Long Beach's Sen. Alan Lowenthal explains his bill to his hometown newspaper: "I didn't mean to say we're getting rid of free parking," Lowenthal explained. "What...
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What: Will prepare Federal and California returns at no charge for low- and middle-income people, especially those 60 and older. If interested, please bring W-2 forms, SSA-1099 (Social Security); Social Security card for every person on the return; a picture ID;…
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The Shasta County supervisors voted today to pass a resolution requiring elected officials to pay their full employee contribution to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Cal PERS).
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A Redding man who faces about 24 years in prison saw his scheduled sentencing this morning put off at least two more days.
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A parolee was arrested by Redding police early this morning after they say he stole a car from the Walmart parking lot in a getaway.
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Why didn’t I (and thousands of other struggling authors) think of this? You can sell way more books if you form a political action committee. Take the money donated to the PAC and buy copies of your own book. Instant…
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Shingletown is blessed to be the home of the Man of Steel, sculptor Doug Stewart. Doug Stewart’s artistic and fanciful life-sized metal renderings of animals dot the landscape. They share space with larger-than-life busy insects made durable in steel and stone. You can learn more about Shingletown’s Man of St
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The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement for Shasta County today explaining how an unsettled weather pattern is expected to bring rain throughout the week.
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Song: minor swing by jeremie
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Today’s FDotD offers much on paper. Westside 4/2.5 of 2088 sq ft. Inground pool, woodstove insert, 563 sq ft garage. Built in 1972, we see this one was once listed for sale in 2007 for $364K. You can get it now for a bit less, shall we say. We are provided with no interior ph
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If there were a People’s Choice Award for games to play with dogs, “Fetch” would win in a landslide.  Even non-dog people seem unable to resist tossing a ball when propositioned by a retrieving fiend
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Haven't participated in ages. A NaiSaiKu is a fun poetry structure based on haiku.paint chips like razors,shards of glass crunch under boots,wild beasts find refugeDERELICT PRAIRIE HOMESTEADwild beasts find refuge,shards of glass crunch un
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The Shasta County Arts Council is accepting applications from artists in Shasta and surrounding counties for ARTsMART in the Mt. Shasta Mall 2010. Show Date: Oct. 16, 2010 - Saturday Location: Mt. Shasta Mall Application deadline: July 30, 2010 For more information visit
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from press releases The Root Theatre Company’s production of the controversial
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Maya Hess, 6, stands at her easel, admiring her evolving work of art. She's using green, brown and bright red paint and doesn't quite know what it's going to be yet. "You have to just paint something, then see what it is when you're done," she explains.
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Patience? Yes. Wisdom? Sure. The ability to stir a pot, nurse a baby, keep one eye on a toddler, the other on a 5-year-old and talk on the phone all at once? Absolutely.
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Kilarc worth keeping On Thursday, there was an article about Sierra Pacific helping to keep Kilarc Reservoir full of water. I have fished the reservoir many times in the past, but have not been there for some time.
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There's Patrick Jones the mayor of Redding, offering the State of the City address on behalf of the entire council.And then there's Patrick Jones speaking his own mind.
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Big days came often during the fall and winter in Meg Whitman's campaign to win this year's Republican nomination for governor of California. Or, at least, the days seemed to mean a lot to the campaign, which spread news releases like a paper rainstorm.
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Mayers CEO yet to sign a severance agreement The CEO of the Mayers Memorial Hospital District hasn't yet signed off on a proposed severance agreement.
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2010: A Superior Court lawsuit pitting W.H. Snider versus E.H. Helsman occupied the attention of Judge Head all day Tuesday. The proceedings were carried on until nearly midnight to oblige the attorney for the defense, who hailed from Oakland and wanted to get away on the 2:25 a.m. train Wednesday morning.
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Mercy hospital gives $111,000 Mercy Medical Center in Redding has given more than $111,000 to six community organizations in Shasta County through its Community Grants Program.
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Toyota apologized to its customers Monday and said a piece of steel about the size of a postage stamp will fix the gas pedal problem that led to the recall of millions of cars.
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Ten former Shasta County District Attorney's Office lawyers - including three past district attorneys - gave money to the candidate who at one point hoped to unseat the county's top prosecutor, Jerry Benito.
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The owner of the Browning Street building leased by Trader Joe's in the Redding Hilltop Center is in default. But commercial real estate experts said Monday it is unlikely that the specialty grocer would lose its space should the building be sold at auction.
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Redding Mayor Patrick Jones on Monday delivered what was easily the gloomiest State of the City address in the event's 23-year history.
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An Internet disconnect has cut the camera focused on Turtle Bay's famous bald eagles. The eagle cam has been out since Friday, with the online feed attempting to download but not showing an image. Denise Yergenson, spokeswoman for the California Department of Transportation, said late Monday morning that the eagle cam was e
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A 60-year-old Redding man has been found guilty in federal court of possessing child pornography. Senior U.S. District Court Judge William B. Shubb found Elden Ray Cibart guilty of one count of possessing child pornography and three counts of receiving such images after an eight-day trial, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacr
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office was busy Sunday night with three major problems at widely separate locations reported within an hour.
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At precisely 9 a.m. Monday, three Shasta County schools joined schools across California in an effort to break the world record for most people jumping rope at the same time.
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As usual, there was no shortage of potential candidates for the All Record Searchlight volleyball team. From large schools to tiny mountain schools, the play in the 2009 season produced stellar play, exciting section finals and more than a few standouts.
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Jaklyn Wheeler compiled kills at a staggering rate in the 2009 season. The accolades added up nearly as quick.Now, Wheeler, the University of Oregon-bound volleyball standout from Red Bluff, can add a final to the scrapbook - 2009 Record Searchlight Most Valuable Player, the R-S V.P.
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These are both from the New York Times and look delicious.Greek Goddess Dip 1/2 cup packed fresh dill1/2 cup packed fresh mint1/2 cup packed fresh parsley1/3 cup packed fresh basil2 garlic cloves, chopped2 scallions, white and green parts, sliced1 1/2 tablespoons f
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Ten former Shasta County District Attorney’s Office lawyers — including three past district attorneys — gave money to the candidate who at one point hoped to unseat the county’s top prosecutor, Jerry Benito.
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I finished the baby dragon or draik and sent it off to San Antonio today. It was a fun project and I have to say I loved doing it. These colors are sort of out of my range but I think the intended recipient will dig it. The wings were the most interesting element. I’ve never made them [...]
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The CEO of the Mayers Memorial Hospital District hasn’t yet signed off on a proposed severance agreement.
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"Buzz Fledderjohn" makes an interesting point on the story about the city's possibly boosting the local preference for contracts: It's interesting that this proposal is to "equipment and supply contracts," and apparently will give local firms nothing in the way...
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Last year 3,000 of your neighbors visited Fall River Mills for the Fall River Valley Wild Rice Festival. Don't miss it this year as it is bigger and better. It will be at least 10 degrees cooler in Fall River Mills on August 7.
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The Chronicle takes in the scene at Saturday's sold-out concert of the S.F. Gay Men's Chorus. They even got Mayor Pat Jones on stage to hand out a proclamation. A concert-goer sends photographic evidence of Jones under a rainbow umbrella....
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This Log Cabin style building is currently being used as a quilt/sculpture boutique. It's on almost 4 acres near the corner of Hwy 44 and Black Butte, so it sees lots of traffic. In addition there are a couple of other businesses nearby, so there is some stopping power. The building itself is very att
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President Obama signed into law a program to assist FHA borrowers experiencing financial hardship before they fall behind in payments. The Helping Families Save Their Home ACT of 2009 grants FHA broader authority to hopefully prevent FHA borrowers from slipping into foreclosure. Prior to this law taking effect, borrowers
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An internet disconnect has cut the camera focused on Turtle Bay’s famous bald eagles in downtown Redding.
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This is a fun "unofficial" survey. When I posted yesterday's blog, I began to think about the steel truss bridges we once had, the ones that have been removed and replaced with cement bridges, and the very few that still...
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Two bounty hunters exchanged gunfire with a wanted man last night in Oak Run.
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A 60-year-old Redding man has been found guilty in federal court of possessing child pornography.
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A man was arrested last night in Big Bend after Sheriff’s deputies said he terrorized his neighbors and assaulted his girlfriend on Mud Springs Road in Big Bend.
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A Lakehead man was arrested Sunday night after he reportedly cut his girlfriend’s hand with a machete.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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The 38th Annual Redding Soroptimist Mardi Gras took place last Saturday night. It was a blast! Who is that masked woman? Funds received from this fun event are used to provide scholarships to deserving young women as well as to fund other service projects of the club. Here is Erin Murphy with Dylan Darling from the Record
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Urban gardening used to seem subversive. People planted tomatoes in public parks, strung their hops to rooftops to make homebrew and reclaimed empty lots as community farms, never mind the property owne
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Redding Mayor Patrick Jones gives the 23rd annual State of the City speech at a noon luncheon today at the Redding Convention Center.
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The Tehama County Sheriff's Office arrested a Red Bluff man on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and being under the influence of a controlled substance on Saturday.
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From Scott Mobley's fine report on the status of the Convention Center privatization committee: Meanwhile, the 40-year-old civic auditorium needs a new roof, carpet, seating risers and, eventually, a heating and air conditioning system, according to documents reviewed by CSAC....
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Sounds like one of those "all hands on deck" meetings where you get bad news from your employer. Perhaps Mayor Jones will enlighten us today at the State of the City address. From Tuesday's city council agenda: 11. CLOSED SESSION...
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The Shasta College Theatre presents opera performances this week, including Puccini’s comedy “Gianni Schicchi” and scenes from “Rigoletto” and “I Pagliacci.” The operas are presented fully staged by Robert Waterbury, accompanied by Elizabeth Waterbury, and Ellen Southard o
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Weather today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 53 degrees and a 50 percent chance of showers after 10 a.m., the National Weather Service predicts.
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REOs seem to be accumulating in the inventory again. We count 210 in our local MLS as of today. That number has been o
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Although I am retired and every day is a holiday, I enjoy meeting with friends on Fridays for what is commonly known as “Happy Hour.”  Pio Loco is our meeting ground and a time to vent concerns, events, gripes or…
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Song: Birthday by Sajtrus
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I have a Damson plum tree in my side yard that isn’t much to look at. It is small, and often in the summer in our hot valley sun the trunk looks like it is suffering from a bad sunburn…
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Some of us are still reeling from the stress and fast-paced dinners and parties that the end of the year usually brings.  The dust is settling, and it’s time to assess the damage. Pants are tighter, and when sitting we feel…
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Chico-based guitarist Chris Wenger has gone through a steady transition from rock to classical, to jazz. He is frequently found performing in the Chico area with his own group, but also with singer Holly
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One can walk into nearly any parish today and hear almost any type of music, from Gregorian chant to folk music to heavy metal. While most parishes offer one type of music within a given Mass, some parishes
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“Don’t worship a false prophet.” What does this mean to you?
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The Simpson University men's basketball team beat Pacific Union 59-52 at the Heritage Student Life Center late Saturday.Jason Stubbs scored 17 points, while Justin Sparks added 16 points for the Red Hawks (2-5 California Pacific Conference, 7-15).
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After their first loss in league action, the Knights realize that they are in for a battle for a title.Shasta went into Saturday's game at Feather River with an unblemished 4-0 Golden Valley Conference record and came away with an 80-75 loss to the Golden Eagles.
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George Costanza is no Dan Marino, and that may signal an important shift in dieting culture. When the weight-loss company NutriSystem launched its men's program in 2006, it tapped Marino, a Hall of Fame NFL quarterback, as its spokesman. It was a move clearly calculated to make guys think that if dieting is manly enough for
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FIX LIGHTS FOR FOG: Going to work at 5 a.m. is a hassle when it's foggy. Every stoplight is affected by the fog. They turn red when no one is at the cross street. Why doesn't the city set them so they revert to flashing signals when the fog sets in?
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With the recent storms battering California comes a sober reminder of a silent killer lurking among us. Carbon monoxide poisoning is reportedly responsible for the recent death of a Mt. Shasta man, and sent several other local residents to the hospital. The victims were apparently using gas generators to heat their homes du
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Court gives lesson in democracy What a teaching moment we have before us! And we have it from the wisest of our people: our own Supreme Court justices! In spite of a century of a nation's struggling to balance the practical influence of various national elements so that all constituencies have a fairly equal voice in the t
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It's one of the underappreciated blessings of the north state - free parking. Except for a handful of crowded fairs and festivals and a few busy blocks in downtown Redding, the elbow room on our streets and in our shopping districts makes a free place to park the pickup almost a given.
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State water officials are examining whether heavy rain and snow caused excessive lake contamination last month at a massive freeway bridge project north of Redding.
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1910: The Board of Supervisors met in special session and the principal business transacted was the authorization to have the Hall of Records building cemented on the outside, which would give it a very attractive and substantial appearance. Supervisor Hurst, in whose district the building stands, was instructed to purchase
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Redding can outsource management of its Convention Center to a private firm - and risk losing Kool April Nites, Big Bike Weekend, Kids Unlimited and other popular events staged by community groups that cannot afford higher rents.
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January delivered enough rain and snow to knock a surly three-year drought back on its heels.While precipitation totals around the far northern Sacramento Valley last month weren't exactly record-breaking, residents in the mountain towns north of Lake Shasta won't soon forget the snowstorm of Jan. 19 to 25.
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Phil Paige hosts a singer-songwriter Open Mic at the Downtown Eatery the first Wednesday of every month - that's this Wednesday, February 3rd.Sign up for open mic is 7-7:30 (or email organizer Phil Paige: ppaige2000@aol.com a
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There are hard feelingsat The Blue Moon tonightThere are raw dealingsat The Blue Moon tonightSlobber and stringy bloodat The Blue Moon tonightSlippery red bootheel mud
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It was last night. It was in the Cascade Theater in Redding, Shasta County, California, where nearly 70% of the populace voted against equal rights in 2008. There were a thousand people standing together and giving an ovation to the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. I was there with Gary,
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Stolen from the Prairie Home Companion website. I never have venison on hand but as it says at the bottom, beef will do.If you're a lover of venison and spices and wine, here's something satisfying fora cold night in February. Serve it up with potatoes and bread and something chocolate for dessert.
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This from the John Wooden camp. Hi Trudi: Coach Wooden appreciates your email and sends greetings. He is recuperating from a recent hospital stay and is feeling better each day. He hopes you will understand because of his current health...
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This from the John Wooden camp. Hi Trudi: Coach Wooden appreciates your email and sends greetings. He is recuperating from a recent hospital stay and is feeling better each day. He hopes you will understand because of his current health...
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This picturesque historic bridge is located on Lower Gas Point Road across Cottonwood Creek a short distance east of where the Gas Point Store complex stood until 2008 when it was totally destroyed by fire. The bridge was built in...
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A reported structure fire at the Cascade Motel on Westside Road in Redding was a false alarm.
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Okay, I admit I was up waaay too early this morning but I’d had lots of sleep. The thing is we are falling asleep ridiculously early these cold, gray days. The bed is so warm and comfortable and it is where we watch TV. It just sucks you right into dreamland. I figure I’ll be ahead [...]
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...warning people not to jump or dive off the Clear Creek Bridge on Placer? You be the judge (see pic below). As a friend once quipped, "If you're that dumb, get out of the gene pool."...
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Don't be fooled by today's sunshine -- the rain is making a comeback.
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Doug Bennett and the crew from Shasta Cascade Food and Farm Coalition are showing this eye-opening film on Saturday, February 6th at the First United Methodist Church in Redding (corner of East and South). Starts at 3:00 p.m. Admission is...
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We know you like the cheap inexpensive ones here at FDotD, and this one fits. This REO is listed as being in Anderson, and unlike many Happy Valley and Olinda homes, is probably actually in Anderson. It’s just north of the shuttered Dan Gamel RV dealership, gone south
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Hung around the Sacramento sausage factory for a day last week, and came away with little new insight into the state of our broken state government, but a couple of observations.
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In recommending against a 5 percent local bidding preference for city of Redding purchases - an idea pushed by the "Radical 10 in '10" - the city's purchasing department warns that it could well lead to a regional trade war.
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For a year, the Democratic-led U.S. Congress has debated health care reform. And for a year, conservatives have denounced the plans as a socialist government takeover of American health care.
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There's been much recent controversy among many scientists as to the claims made by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that genetically modified foods (commonly called GMOs or GMs) are 100 percent safe.
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Schools should quit shirking Last Sunday, the Record Searchlight gave Shasta County residents a most important heads-up in its article "Districts gamble on Race to the Top funds." It concerned the millions of dollars being offered to states and school districts to enable improvement in our education system.
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Today is Sunday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2010. There are 334 days left in the year.
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Dear Babe: We have a Cracker Jack Ballpark Legends II mini-card of Gaylord Perry. Michael Pack, Choctaw, Okla.
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Anderson High's wrestling team placed third in the team standings Saturday at the Don Minto Classic in Corning, a one-day tournament before the postseason grind begins.
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There are about 600 things I've got planned today before "Watch the Pro Bowl" comes up on the list. Actually, sitting down to watch the most meaningless all star game of the four major sports is No. 614 on my Sunday to-do list. It's right after alphabetizing my CD collection (No. 613) and before organizing my sock
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Leo and Yolanda Dorman of Anderson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 9 with a dinner reception at The Gaia Woodside Grill in Anderson hosted by Lisa Johnson and Marti Dorman.
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Wade and Betty McCollum of Pondosa celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Jan. 19.
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Ronald and Darlene Colosio of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 30.
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The California Department of Fish and Game announced Thursday it posted a copy of its draft environmental documents (DEDs) that describe changes to black bear and elk hunting regulations.
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Q: I've got a question regarding situations when buddies are diving together for lobsters.
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While fresh snow in the north state has skiers and snowboarders tuning their equipment, younger snow-sport fans may soon need to find room in their packs for one more accessory - a helmet.
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Q: What are some trends in the financial services industry that might change the way everyday investors manage their investments?
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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) reports that the tech industry collected and recycled about 200 million pounds of discarded consumer electronics last year, and that this could double in 2010.
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The federal government has played a big role in nursing a housing market back from the brink.
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A May 29 wedding at Riverview Golf and Country Club in Redding is planned by Theresa Matranga and Nickolaus Christensen, both of San Diego.
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A June 4 wedding at Lake Redding Park is planned by Laura Bonanno and Logan Yrigollen, both of Redding.
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There are many reasons why some California residents register their vehicles in another state.
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An Anderson woman, who police say helped stage a July 4 robbery at a Redding gas station-convenience store, was paid more than $3,360 in disability and workers' compensation benefits after she quit her job, claiming that the robbery made her a nervous wreck.
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Huge crowds attended the five-day Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale that ended Saturday. Spectators at the free event were treated to what a spokeswoman called "halfway decent weather" and a chance to see some of the best ranch animals in the West.
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Like more than 30 other north state employers who recently caught an embezzling suspect, Salvation Army Maj. Wayne Wetter couldn't believe one of his most trusted employees had stolen from the nonprofit organization where she'd worked for so long.
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Redding will consider giving a bigger break to local firms bidding for equipment and supply contracts. The city offers a 1 percent preference to local firms. That means a company based within the city limits will get the contract if its price is no more than 1 percent higher than the low bidder.
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COTTONWOOD Friday Receipts: 1,932; Jan. 22: 1,514.Compared with previous sale: Slaughter cows and bulls $2 higher. All classes of feeders $2-$8 higher, especially grass-ready heifers. Off lots and singles $5-$10 below top offerings.
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SHASTA LAKE - A medical marijuana collective here is asking the Shasta Lake City Council for permission to move to a new location that would violate a city rule that prevents such businesses from being within 1,000 feet of a public park.
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Dog turns locksmith by opening vehicle Here's one dog that's apparently learned a new trick and deserves a treat.
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TUESDAY Anderson City Council: 7 p.m., City Hall, 1887 Howard St., 378-6646.Gateway Unified School District Measure G Bond Oversight Committee: 7 p.m., announcement of Design West Architects as the project architect for Buckeye School of the Arts, district office board room, 4411 Mountain Lakes Blvd., Redding, 245-7900.
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Sitting in an easy chair in Ted and Gayle Haggard’s house, listening to Ted share some thoughts… When you listen to Ted talk about the Gospel, it’s impossible to misunderstand: this man loves his Savior. Thanks for letting us spend some time in your home today, Ted. On my flight to Colorado to attend the [
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With a bow to the economy and a desire for a more intimate setting, the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce is downsizing its biggest event of the year.
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(Correction: The original post listed the incorrect date for the Sourdough Slim concert at Bernie’s Guitar. The concert is set for this Friday, Feb. 5) Classical music fans
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No one was hurt in a wreck that partially blocked northbound Interstate 5 just south of Lakehead for nearly two hours.
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I just finished watching a great movie called "The Old Man and the Sea." This movie is about a struggle between an old man and the nature. The old Cuban fisherman Sant
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Here's one dog that's apparently learned a new trick.
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I hate to be the bearer of bad historical news, but this needs to be told. For years, what was thought to be true, has turned out to be false. We have all believed that Pleasant Logan invented the world's...
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From the Sacramento Bee: Sacramento city officials acknowledged Tuesday they misused utilities funds to pay for general government expenses. The question now is: How much will those violations cost the cash-strapped city? "There's going to be an impact from paying...
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Which I knew already, of course; you can't. But it's still always a surprise. I dearly wish rubyloot could read this.Last night was something called the Cultural Cruise: art and music and writers in variou
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This morning's light rain will give way to a chance of scattered showers the rest of the day, according to the National Weather Service.
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Less than $100 per sq ft for this renovated ranch style from the late sixties. Listed as a 1969 4/2 of 1915 sq ft on a 90 x 113 lot. It looks worth your attention. We found an old listing from 2007 when they were asking $359K. Get it for less now. Representing the bank/seller is fo
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Kids in Shasta County can get FREE dental care next Friday as Shasta College dental hygiene students, local dentists and other volunteers participate in national “Give Kids a Smile Day.” From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., kids 18 and under who have…
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I took some pictures of the fog in the rolling hills of Igo/Ono before this last storm. The end of the slide show are images of the storm clearing. Enjoy. Music: Untitled 4, by Sigur Ros Photographer: Bruce Greenberg
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What is Special Training? It's a famous SUPER intensive training camp of SKA. Brad (Nidan), Spencer (Ikkyu), Lynette (Sankyu - First-timer!) and myself (Yodan) all completed our STs successfully. Brad and I make it every year. This winter we had Spencer and Lynette with us. So glad!
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Mayers Memorial Hospital District in Fall River Mills is struggling to dig itself out of a nearly $700,000 hole, and its CEO has been placed on leave.
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Cold, rain, mud. Ideal conditions for avoiding the yard. Why not putter around the Internet instead? I suggest these three destinations:
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The Central Valley High School boys basketball team beat host Lassen 60-55 in overtime on Friday.The Falcons held a 32-15 halftime lead, but the Grizzlies came back to tie the game up 49-49 by the end of regulation. However, CV pulled ahead to stay in the extra period.
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The Sacramento River Trail is home to manzanita, buckeye, blackberries and other plants - 263 types, to be exact.
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Quietly staring out at a Shasta College men's basketball practice, there isn't much difference in Kele Fitzhugh's demeanor after his latest surgery.
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Friday's school day might have ended in mid-afternoon, but there were several lessons learned Friday night when Enterprise hung on to beat Foothill 57-52 in an Eastern Athletic League rivalry slugfest.
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COTTONWOOD -The Eagles had a chance to make the Northern Athletic League girls race much more interesting.Unfortunately, the West Valley High School girls basketball team couldn't protect an eight-point lead as Corning pulled out a 51-46 win over the host Eagles on Friday.
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North state to take part in Go Red Day Redding community members will join thousands across the country in February to celebrate American Heart Month and raise awareness of heart disease - the No. 1 killer of women.
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George Santilena has owned Buz's Crab since 1973 (since Nixon was drowning in Watergate), so he's seen a lot of economic ups and downs. This downturn is different.
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The recent upset election in Massachusetts has Republicans giddy at the prospect that 2010 will see an anti-establishment wave sweep incumbents out of office. And with the GOP a struggling political minority in both Washington and Sacramento, they've got the most to gain.
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TV encourages offensive fans Kudos to Leland Gordon for his excellent column about disgusting fan behavior at local prep basketball games. Such actions are truly disturbing to the vast majority of those attending such events, and often inhibit us from even attending them.
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The first high school classes in Shasta County were held in 1899 in a rented building at the corner of Sacramento and West streets in Redding.
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A proposed Family Justice Center aimed at helping violent crime and family violence victims may soon open its doors in downtown Redding.
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DUNSMUIR - If a check of the attic or garage happens to turn up a relic linked to this Siskiyou County railroad town, museum volunteers want to hear about it.
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Fundraiser planned for church, school Ten percent of sales from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Sailing Boat Restaurant, 2772 Churn Creek Road in Redding, will be donated to Shasta Baptist Church and school.
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Q: I enjoy your column in the Record Searchlight. I found the one regarding folding knives/concealed weapons very informative. I wonder whether you might address stun guns in a future column. I used to carry one in my truck for personal safety, but decided to keep it at home because I did not know whether it was legal to ha
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2010: The Castle Lake Lumber Co. of Castella purchased 14 million feet of standing timber in the Shasta National Forest Reserves. The Forest Service bureau of the Department of Agriculture had approved the sale. The transaction involves $31,000.
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Q: Is your faith community doing something to help the people devastated by the earthquake in Haiti? If so, what?
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Man pleads not guilty to child abuse charges A 22-year-old Cottonwood man pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Friday to child abuse and other charges in connection with the alleged beating of a 7-year-old boy in December.
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Q: When is the best time of year to buy a house? Why? When is the worst?
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A theft suspect was arrested by Redding police tonight after he was found hiding in a backyard shed.
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Mayers Memorial Hospital District in Fall River Mills is struggling to dig itself out of a nearly $700,000 hole, and its CEO has been placed on leave.
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I am opposed to simply giving away the taxpayers' money for local preferences, as Marc noted the city is discussing. That said, a few counties have finessed the conflict between getting the best price and buying from a neighbor and...
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The turnaround of the once nearly insolvent Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding under the hospital’s latest owner, Prime Health Care Services, has surpassed the expectations of Prime’s business partner and landlord.
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For the bankruptcy lawyers, at least. Remember New Directions to Hope? The nonprofit collapsed in December, its finances a wreck, and apparently it declared bankruptcy. Shasta County has retained a law firm to represent its interests in the case, a...
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A 36-year-old Anderson man who twice fled from law enforcement officers this past year was sentenced this morning to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug possession and other charges.
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The house is located beside Clear Creek at the intersection of Cline Gulch Road and Main Street in French Gulch. The second person to guess was correct. Nancy guessed it correctly at 9:30 a.m. as being in French Gulch. Congratulations...
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from press releases A local coalition that includes Shasta County government is proposing a settlement and resolution that would avoid the decommissioning of the
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Wow – How about that rain and snow? And more is on the way. Which is wonderful for our plants, soils and watersheds, but when it comes in long stretches of gray days, it can play havoc with my mood…
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Whiskeytown Lake Song: musiquette by Popof
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On Thursday, January 21st the five conservative jesters on the Supreme Court (the same five who decided that counting votes is irrelevant to elections) ignored the courts usual reluctance to overturn several established precedents and voted to give corporations all of the free speech rights of individuals.
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It goes without saying (so why am I saying it?) that no one on the right liked the content of President Obama’s 2010 State of the Union speech, and many on the left were less than impressed by what they considered a conservative turn in many of his proposals. Many liberal/progressive commentators (e.g. Rachel Maddo
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You can argue the wisdom of  this program, but you can't argue that getting up to $8000 in tax credit for buying a house is good for the buyer. A tax credit is WAY better than a tax deduction, which you also get. A tax credit is money in your hand. This program ends on April 30. We've been finding most people know about
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Here's a grim projection via Ed Mendel: A report prepared for a CalSTRS board meeting next week contains the new projection that the funding level fell to 77 percent by June 2009 -- 58 percent if the losses are not...
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The Tehama County Sheriff's Office is looking for somebody who broke into a Gurnsey Drive home in Red Bluff and took 20 dolls -- including five 1-foot-tall troll figurines.
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Ski conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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It was beautiful Thursday morning just before the sun was up. The morning was bright and the break from the rain was much appreciated. The snow capped mountains, to the north, east and west, against the pinkish sky and clouds made the drive out the college a visual delight. The air was so fresh. Though I swore [...]
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Just when you think the Democrats running the California Legislature couldn't be more of a caricature of out-of-touch liberals, they top themselves: State lawmakers are taking aim at what some of them see as a menace to California's environment: free...
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Can you guess where this house is located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! If you are the first person to correctly guess where this house is located, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java,...
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I have some really great guests tomorrow on my radio show on KCNR. I'll start out talking about Jack LaLanne and then interview the owners of Fleet Feet athletic shoe shop as they address the benefits of supportive footwear. It...
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I have some really great guests tomorrow on my radio show on KCNR. I'll start out talking about Jack LaLanne and then interview the owners of Fleet Feet athletic shoe shop as they address the benefits of supportive footwear. It...
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Many north state real estate experts are quick to point out that the $8,000 federal tax credit for first-time home buyers helped drive sales last year. Roughly seven of every 10 homes sold in Shasta County in 2009 were priced below $250,000 -- and many of those closing escrow in that price range were first-timers
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Redding’s Cultural Cruise is TODAY, and great art will be on display at eight different venues around town. Go here for details and a map of locations. Kelly and I are looking forward to the reception at City Hall, where members of…
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A 22-year-old Cottonwood man pleaded not guilty during his arraignment today to child abuse and other charges in connection with the alleged beating of a 7-year-old boy in December.
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Maybe. A little. But it sounds like Redding city staff doesn't want to do it. Item from Tuesday's council agenda....
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Starting with a chance of rain today, the north state can expect an unsettled pattern of weather over the next several days.
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Adam: Here they are: the first publicized photos of the Whiskeytown Belly Flop Freeze, our start to 2010. What a great New Year’s Day - a jump in the icy lake, hot toddies and a hot dog barbecue lunc
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Viewers will recall this FDotD from just 2 months ago. The new buyer is now selling it for more than $200K over what they paid. According to records, it sold about a month ago for $325K, which was a little over $25K above aski
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Should California have a part-time rather than full-time legislature in an effort to reshape politics in Sacramento? No. that is not the problem. The problem is that we have a bunch of legislators who are either short-timers or newbies. The first…
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One of the owners of the aluminum finishing outfit hoping to score free Stillwater land wrote to the paper this week asking, What has SAF done "to justify such venom?" -- a reference to negative online comments about the possible...
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Some herbs were made famous by the Greeks and have never lost popularity. The simple herb valerian is a good choice for garden variety stress. It's easy to find at health food, grocery and drug stores and is usually quite...
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Cerro Concepcion is old - I’m talking almost 500 years old. It grabbed my senses immediately. We walked along the narrow cobblestone streets speckled with interesting shops, quaint restaurants and art studios. I wondered how the many small homes representing a…
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Today, a shout-out to Declan Patrick MacManus, better known as Elvis Costello.If there's a male Madona, Costello is it. He got his start in punk, busted out in new wave and has been able to reinvent himself seemingly each decade.He's got a show on the Sundance Channel,
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Allison and Victor’s CD Release Party at the Vintage Wine Bar tonight (Friday) will include percussionists Joe Furnari and Mike Harris. Also, according to Furnari, guitarist Rick Garrett will stop in for tunes.
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Hospital helps Haiti relief efforts Northern California Rehabilitation Hospital in Redding has donated ventilator supplies to the Haiti relief efforts.
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Don your best costume and grab a pair of beads for the 38th annual Soroptimist International of Redding's Mardi Gras.
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Ah, yes, I love the sound of rainfall in the night.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places in the north state.
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The severe recession has handed the state of California a massive deficit today. The worst part? It's really just a storm surge in a river of red ink that has run for more than a decade.
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The following thefts and vandalism were reported to:
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BILL DOESN'T ADD UP: Didn't Redding promise lower electric bills when Enterprise Utility District was annexed some years ago? Supposedly, the switch from PG&E to REU would produce this benefit. My latest REU bill is $38.35 for 291 kilowatt-hours. My friends' PG&E bill for 287 kilowatt-hours is $29.91. Bait and switc
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Chief has earned respect Millville Fire Chief Devon Tassen knows what is best for the Millville Volunteer Fire Department. He has been involved from the beginning 40 years ago to the present day, and has helped make the Millville Fire Protection District what it is today.
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The real scandal surrounding the failed Christmas Day airline bombing was not the fact that a terrorist got on a plane - that can happen to any administration, as it surely did to the Bush administration - but what happened afterward, when Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was captured and came under the full control of the U.S. go
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Police are still seeking three men accused of yelling racial epithets at a Redding man the night of Jan. 21 before stealing his wallet and hitting him with a stick.
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Today is Friday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2010. There are 336 days left in the year.
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Three men cited last spring for shooting 16 doves, a wood duck and two pregnant deer in Tehama County have accepted plea bargains convicting them on poaching charges.
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Keith Robbins, who's been CEO of Chico-based Butte Community Bank since 1990, has retired.
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Lassen's Carlotta Kloppenburg hit an NBA 3-pointer to force overtime against Central Valley on Thursday. The Grizzlies beat the Falcons 67-61 in double overtime.
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Foothill High basketball player Mark Rothwell did indeed miss a free throw with 39 seconds left Wednesday night (A), and it is true that his team lost by one point (B).
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Chuck Crawford and the Wolves can sympathize with the plight of the Red Bluff High School girls basketball team, which just lost its leading scorer to an injury.
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Seventy-seven-year-old Jack Kilpatric doesn't look like the lethal type.In fact, he looks every bit like an insurance agent, which he was for 30 years.
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Authorities: Driver had meth sandwich BURNEY - The discovery of a suspected meth sandwich led to the arrest of a Burney man Wednesday night.
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PALO CEDRO - The Enterprise High School's girls basketball team stole a win from Foothill on Thursday.That term is usually reserved for games in which one team somehow finds a way to win a tight contest against all odds, but in the Eastern Athletic League battle at the Cougars' Palace, it was true in the most literal sense.
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MOUNT SHASTA - Priscilla Dawson says it never crossed her mind that her situation was dire while she was on the ground outside during the Jan. 20 storm, unable to get up or attract help.
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An environmental group is trying to stop Sierra Pacific Industries from clear-cutting 5,000 acres of California timberland, including land in the north state.
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Vanessa Hansen, 43, of Dairy, Ore., left, talks about training horses with Dennis Taylor, 57, of Klamath Falls, Ore. They were waiting Thursday to preview their geldings at the 69th annual Red Bluff Bull & Gelding Sale at the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff.
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I asked Wally Herger's office what he thought of the local CRA chapter's backing his opponent. A reply from the campaign: "Congressman Herger is honored to represent the people of the 2nd district and proud of the conservative record he...
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Funny, I remember when conservatives disliked the Supreme Court. Now I have a letter complaining about how Obama talked disrespectfully to the justices....
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A environmental group is trying to stop Sierra Pacific Industries from clear cutting 5,000 acres of California timberland, including land in the north state.
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Police are still seeking three suspects accused of yelling racial epithets at a Redding man Thursday night before stealing his wallet and hitting him with a stick
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We recall this from 22 days ago as a “Preapproved short sale with… lender Wachovia bank” and priced at $119K. Guess that didn’t work out. You perhaps recall Wachovia from it’s force
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Okay, so, we found a house, we put in our offer and now the games begin!
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The health care bill being debated in Congress has been called six different kinds of socialism, but in practice it follows an incredibly moderate tack -- indeed, the basic model is the one Mitt Romney got passed as governor of...
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This is serious stuff. A grocery store trade group holds one every year. And this writer believes there's more to it than a $10,000 grand prize. Excerpt: While all the contestants anticipate moments of glory in the bright lights of...
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Three men cited last spring for shooting 16 doves, a wood duck and two pregnant deer in Tehama County have accepted plea bargains convicting them on poaching charges.
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BURNEY — A suspected meth sandwich led Wednesday night to the arrest of a Burney man.
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The number of bank-owned properties (REO’s) listed for sale in Redding/Shasta County is on the rise. Currently there are 174 active REO listings on the Shasta Multiple Listing Service.   This number is up significantly from last year when just over a hundred were available on any given day.  Nearly a quarter o
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The number of bank-owned properties (REO’s) listed for sale in Redding/Shasta County is on the rise. Currently there are 174 active REO listings on the Shasta Multiple Listing Service.   This number is up significantly from last year when just over a hundred were available on any given day.  Nearly a quarter o
The Shasta County clerk's Web site keeps a running tally of voter registration in the county. As of Jan. 26, there were 94,393 voters in the county, with not quite half of those Republicans. That's not a huge change from...
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The Shasta Builders' Exchange posts news of a (non-local) bust: SACRAMENTO --A suspected unlicensed electrical contractor who posted "Tired of paying expensive fees for licensed contractors?" in an online advertisement received the shock of a notice to appear (NTA) in...
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Rescue crews converged on the Sacramento River this morning between Knighton Road and Riverside Avenue north of Anderson after a report of a capsized boat floating in the water.
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Such a gentleman. Always starting on the positive: "Tonight's State of the Union address acknowledged many of the serious problems that the United States is facing. I am encouraged that President Obama has called for a return to fiscal responsibility,...
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1. The Dance Project birthday and performance celebration 6 p.m. wine tasting, 8 p.m. performance today at Vintner’s Cellar, 1700 California St., Redding. Sample six wines and accompanying appetizers, followed by a performance of the company’s spring repertoire. Tickets $25; available at Vintner’s Cellar.
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What: Allison & Victor CD Release Party When: Jan. 29, 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant Magnetic, warm and lively, this acoustic sound combines the sweet songs, vocals and guitar work of a singer-songwriter with old-school jazz saxophone melodies and great vocal harmonies.
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Justin Borders captures in charcoal and graphite what he considers one of the most powerfully beautiful creations and something to which we can all relate: the human figure. On a recent vacation to Italy and France, figures were the subject of his favorite historic works. He returned with the drive to take his art to levels
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Like most restaurant owners, George Santilena’s business is off. “We’re going into the fifth year of this recession…people just weren’t admitting it” early on, says the owner of Buz’s Crab on East Street near downtown Redding.
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There's a story in today's paper about farms in Bella Vista and Palo Cedro who sell homemade and homegrown products. There's also a few photos showing Robert and Fay Leighton feeding their cute goats on the land that has been...
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It's Friday night. You've finally mustered up the courage to ask out that cute girl or guy you've been daydreaming about, and you're excited. But the question remains: where should you take your date du jour? Maybe you've already spent some money this week. Or maybe you don't want to make a bad impression by choosing a bar.
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The “Joe Draegert: Paintings & Drawings” exhibit at the Shasta College Art Gallery may be pure art, but there’s some history there, too.
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5:21 a.m. Jan. 28 — Day and night skiing is open. Half pipe is closed.
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Keith Robbins, who’s been CEO of Chico-based Butte Community Bank since it was founded in 1990, has retired.
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The Center for Biological Diversity is an intensely litigious environmental group with a take-no-prisoners history, and now it's sued Sierra Pacific Industries over clear-cutting plans in seven California counties, including Shasta, Tehama and Trinity, the L.A. Times reports. An environmental...
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Toyota Motor Corp. has released answers to some common questions that may come up as a result of this week's recall. Here is the release:
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When the desire takes me I cannot resist. Inspired by a pair of really cool pink button eyes, I spent Wednesday morning putting together another doll head. These buttons came from a pink coat I had originally found at the thrift store. I meant to use the coat as material for a hat. I may still [...]
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With the Toyota brand reeling from this week's remarkable news that it will temporarily stop selling some of its top models -- including the iconic Corolla and Camry -- at least one American auto maker is poised to cash in: From MarketWatch: But the greatest damage to Toyota could be the long-term eff
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...odds are it'll be Nevada City filmmaker William Barnes looking to capture some photographic evidence of Bigfoot. The Humboldt Beacon reports here....
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The north state will enjoy one more day of dry weather before a chance of rain moves in Friday.
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The obesity epidemic behind so many of the nation’s health problems can be traced to the food we eat and the way we eat it. Processed foods, fast food, salt, corn syrup, trans fats: We’re making ourselves sick, bite after bite. A…
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At OneWord, you're given a word and 60 seconds to write. Don't think, just write.The word for today is "storage."He’d made a place for his heart in deep storage, lost among the feelings he’d boxed up, suppressed. The move was necessary. He’d been hurt one too many t
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How many times have you felt like getting a bite of dinner somewhere - not too fussy, not too expensive, just simple, good food - and you draw a blank? Here in the North State there’s no problem when we’
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For a couple years, I helped the Old Time Fiddlers deliver FiddleGrams on Valentine's Day.What a kick!! -- It is a grand group of musicians, exquisitely organized by the talented and ever-enthusiast
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For a couple years, I've helped the Old Time Fiddlers deliver FiddleGrams on Valentine's Day.What a kick!! -- It is a grand group of musicians, exquisitely organized by the talented and
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What: Cultural Cruise 2010 When: Friday, Jan. 29, 4 to 8 p.m. Where: Click here for the map, schedule, venues and other details.
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Do you think humans will ever inhabit other planets?
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As I, and as many have projected, significant side effects and even death is now being reported status post H1N1 injections in California. Here are some of the statistics now being reported:
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For no good reason (or, maybe for every good reason) I took an Amtrak train to Portland, Ore., this past weekend. I had such a good time, maybe I’ll try Portland, Maine, next time. I like trains (and that’s also a…
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Someone might want to buy Foothill coach Bill Elliott a cup of coffee this morning.I doubt he got much sleep after watching the Cougars fall 59-58 to Chico on Wednesday in Foothill's own gym.
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PALO CEDRO - A 22-4 run is nice.A 19-0 run is one point better.Chico High's boys basketball team ended up being one point better Wednesday in a battle of the Eastern Athletic League's last unbeaten teams, and it took away all the joy that had filled the Cougars' lair after the Foothill High squad had gone on a blitz to open
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The Enterprise High boys basketball team hasn't run into much luck when playing Pleasant Valley this year, and it got worse Wednesday, as the Hornets lost a halftime lead and ended up losing an Eastern Athletic League contest to the Vikings, 70-54 in Chico.
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RED BLUFF - The way Dave Rottenberg saw it, his Spartans were in for a challenge in a league dual matchup.Then the varsity matches began.
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This won't comfort Democrats mourning the loss of their filibuster-proof majority, but the existence of the filibuster is, on balance, a good thing.
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Bash lawyers - until you need one The Sunday letter from Trevor C. Spencer is yet another diatribe against the president and attorneys in general under the guise of health reform protest. The claim that medical malpractice lawsuits are the driving force in rising health care costs is provably false.
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Marketing works - when you've got the right product and just need to get the word out. A rebranding campaign can be just the ticket - if you need to shake an unfairly unfashionable image.
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On Sunday, in a light rain, I was walking on the Sacramento River Trail and I ran into a gentleman in his late 60s, who said how nuts we both were to be out in the bad weather.
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Prosthesis drive will aid Haitians Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics in Redding - formerly Shasta Orthotics and Prosthetics - is hosting a prosthetic limb drive to benefit Haiti.
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With the backdrop of a local unemployment rate of just under 16 percent, the federal government will host a job fair Saturday and Sunday at the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding.
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By rowing more than 1.36 million meters since May, 59-year-old David Cook has lost 26 pounds, tossed his high blood pressure medication and feels "better than I have in probably 20 years."
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Public Health reminds parents about vaccines After the recent meningitis-related death of a boy in Red Bluff, Shasta County Public Health is reminding parents to make sure children are properly vaccinated.
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Today is Thursday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2010. There are 337 days left in the year.
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Deputies searched an Etna couple's home Tuesday after a weeks-old assault and allegedly found three illegal assault rifles, brass knuckles and an 8-inch, double-edged dagger.
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MOUNT SHASTA - The Mount Shasta man who died Friday of carbon monoxide poisoning from a generator outside his residence had a long love affair with this community, skiing and the mountain that bears the city's name.
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WEAVERVILLE - A Los Molinos woman Wednesday was sentenced to a year in jail for sparking a 1,200-acre wildfire that threatened Lewiston last summer.
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A 44-year-old Redding chiropractor was ordered Wednesday to stand trial in the alleged molestation of a 10-year-old girl last year.
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A new map shows people where they can find such items as meat goats and jalapeno jelly at small farms east of Redding.
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Redding's Lithia dealership Wednesday started moving new vehicles off its Cypress Avenue lot after Toyota's unprecedented announcement late Tuesday that it's suspending U.S. sales of some of its top-selling models.
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The following thefts and vandalism were reported to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office and Redding Police Department.
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I'll go ahead and start posting my monthly columns on my blog. Walking through the perfume aisle at the department store, are you one of those people who can get so disoriented by the chemical cloud that you can't remember...
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The state of the union: we are all fucked. The American people are the fuckees and the conservative-oligarchs are the fuckors. Obama will doubtless put it somewhat better.
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As part of the mainstream media’s biased-to-the-left (bite me) coverage of Obama’s first year, the Washington Post ran an article detailing the fate of the three citizens Obama singled out for attention at last year’s pre-state of the union first speech to congress. These three individuals have not, in
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From American Profile magazine: Thirteen percent of Americans order takeout or delivery for the Super Bowl, with 58 percent of those preferring pizza. Four percent watch the Super Bowl at a restaurant or bar. An estimated 20 million pounds of...
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COTTONWOOD — Safe Haven Horse Rescue and Sanctuary today was the beneficiary of hundreds of dollars in donations to get its horses vaccinated against the flu.
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An annual one-day survey of Shasta County’s homeless population was conducted today, said Melinda Brown, executive director of Redding-based People of Progress.
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A state appellate court on Tuesday rejected a Anderson auto body shop owner’s appeal after he lost an earlier lawsuit alleging that he was defamed in a Redding television station’s newscast.
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A 44-year-old Redding chiropractor was ordered this afternoon to stand trial for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old girl last year.
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Garrett Houchins, 30, inspects some of his marijuana at Travis Stock's Red Bluff home on Wednesday after the men and Jason Ramey, 30, picked up their medical marijuana and other items from the Red Bluff Police Department.
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  An old mine-house outside of Whiskeytown, CA.       Winter days by a local bridge, heading East on Hwy. 299.     Old Barn. Historic
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Deputies searched an Etna couple’s home Tuesday following a weeks-old assault and allegedly found three illegal assault rifles, brass knuckles and an 8-inch, double-edged dagger.
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Ski conditions at Mt. Rose, Tahoe.
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Firefighters have been dispatched this afternoon to a residential fire on Barbara Road, above North Market Street in Redding.
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The recent storms have taken their toll on the landmark Kingsbury ranchhouse in the photo. This photo was taken a few years ago and does not show the recent damages. The house faces Placer Road just outside "downtown" Igo. A...
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Lithia in Redding today started moving new vehicles off its Cypress Avenue lot after Toyota’s unprecedented announcement late Tuesday that it’s suspending U.S. sales of some of its top-selling models.
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This product will help to prevent many Carbon Monoxide related deaths and or illness related to generators used in emergency situations
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Dear Lynne: Mastering roast chicken was my big achievement for 2009. For 2010, it’d be nice to move beyond flavoring it with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Thai is what I like, but can’t figure out how to get the tastes into a roast chicken. Also, since I roast a chicken and snack on it for several days, which seasoni
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5:10 a.m. — Mt. Shasta Ski Park conditions
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What: Organic Gardening Practices Class (AGEH 71) at Shasta College When: Beginning Feb. 1, every Monday evening 4-7 p.m. until May 3. For more information call 530-242-2210 or email lwaite@shastacollege.edu. In this one-unit class, students in th
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Authorities responded to a reported single-vehicle rollover accident on Highway 44 about one mile west of Shingletown this morning
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