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March 15th, 2010

Today is the deadline for school districts to notify teachers if they will be laid off, and 117 teachers in Shasta County have received pink slips, according to a teachers union representative.
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When it comes to Senior living there is no better place than Redding, CA. In Redding you can find absolutely everything you need for your self or your senior loved ones. Besides the fact that most businesses provide different types of senior discounts,
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A 53-year-old Trinity Pines man was in fair condition at Mercy Medical Center in Redding today after being mauled by three dogs last week while visiting a friend.
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Hilltop Estates, a patriotic retirement community, is hosting a Hot-o-Rama Classic Car show and free barbecue honoring our servicemen and women this Saturday, March 20, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.
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This sure looks and feels like the real deal -- a Shasta Courier newspaper, from August 1872. In the vault at the Masonic Lodge Western Star No. 2 in Shasta. The Record Searchlight's a direct descendant of the Courier,...
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Let's talk weather first, since that's a common question we get as real estate agents: Climate Winter (October-April) provides the most precipitation of any season in Redding-the weather tends to be either rainy or foggy and snow does occur at times. Summers are hot and dry, but rain is possible, usually a
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Hello Everyone, Here is some great tips regarding your Air Conditioning System provided by "Home Care Tips for a Happy Home- Coldwell Banker"      Some good routine maintenance tips: To ensure efficient operation, check filters every month. Clean or re
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Firefighters responded this afternoon to a car fire at westbound Highway 44 near the convention center after a car erupted in flames on the side of the road.
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Emergency personnel were sent this afternoon to a reported traffic accident in which a pedestrian was struck.
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Case Closed. Kelley case affirms many things for patients' rights, Mr. Benito is dismissing charges against legit patients so maybe it's time for the city of Redding and other town councils to reconsider their unlawful ordinances or be held liable.
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Sixth anniversary celebration at That Kitchen Place on April 1 is an all-day event with food, fun, prizes, and more.
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Viola is located in eastern Shasta County and was named for Viola Loomis, mother of Benjamin Loomis. Benjamin homesteaded land in the area in 1888. When the Viola Post Office was established in 1898, Benjamin's wife Estella Loomis became its...
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I was out of the office last week, but Dave Gilliard e-mailed a note in reply to this blog post. As the PE article states, we were visited by representatives of the Riverside D.A.'s office. We were informed that we...
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Dear reader, As a liberal/progressive, I am deeply disappointed in the Health Care Reform Legislation currently in front of the US House of Representatives—but I still strongly support the bill. As much as I wish the reform legislation had not been watered down in an attempt to garner conservative support, I
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The Moon in Pisces can have two effects on my changeable consciousness. I can fall easily into an artistic project and flow with it, dream up solutions I may not have under some other moon energy or I just want to sleep. Sleep is good because I love to dream and feel there is always some interesting [...]
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A Cottonwood man is in the Tehama County Jail after he allegedly used a baseball bat to smash windows at his ex-wife’s home on Bowman Road.
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The Redding City Council this evening took the extraordinary step of imposing its final contract offer on electric utility workers.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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From the Billings, Montana, Gazette. Guess there's a debate in Billings about whether the place has too many eating establishments. Apparently not compared to Redding: Steve Wahrlich, who manages the Best Western Clock Tower Inn and is president of the...
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Two Redding men were arrested Sunday night after attempting to steal a man's wallet near Shasta High School.
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Police found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia -- all within reach of two young children -- inside a Redding home after responding to a domestic disturbance call this morning.
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Representatives from the Hawkins Companies of Boise Idaho recently gave a presentation to local REALTORS about their plans to develop the northeast co
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What: U-Prep Fundraiser Viva Las Vegas When: Mar 20, 5 p.m. Where: Gaia Hotel Anderson, California Cost: $45 or $450 for an 8-person table Contact: Diane Hurner (530) 242-0424 dianehurner@yahoo.com The University Preparatory
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What: “Tree Art” Reception When: Mar 20, 2 to 5 p.m. Where: BoxCar Gallery 5905 Sacramento Avenue Dunsmuir, CA Dunsmuir, CA-”Tree Art” by Cheryl Petty exhibition will be shown at a reception March 20 from 2-5pm at the BoxCar Gallery 5905 Sacramento Avenue i
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What: Re-think Your Health and Celebrate March as National Nutrition Month! When: Spring Garden Workshop Presented by Wayne Kessler of Shambani Organics March 15, 5:30-7:30 pm Eat Right When Money’s Tight Includes a healthy cooking demonstration March 22, 5:30-7:
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The north state will enjoy springlike weather this week.
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Most of us search for a quick, healthy way to start the day, and one of my favorites is a little gem I call a Morning Glory. What is a Morning Glory? I like to call it a whole-grain scone without…
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In an effort to end the foreclosure crisis, the Obama administration has been trying to keep defaulting owners in their homes. Now it will take a new approach: paying some of them to leave. This late
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I recently took a day trip to San Francisco to satisfy my craving for art, history and culture. My mom, sister and I drove to Golden Gate Park - a place I hadn’t visited since childhood - to see the “Tutankhamun…
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Each week Our Lady of Mercy includes a particular priest for special prayer intentions to celebrate "Year of the Priest" proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI. This week's priest is Father Carl Subler, Military Chaplain currently in Afghanistan. Father Carl's indirect link to OLM is that he was in seminary with Father Avram
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According to family legend, my great-great grandfather George Convy brought a piece of sod from the homeland when he emigrated from Ireland in 1866. Now and again he would take it out and have a good cry.The Irish, who fled their country by the thousands, did not have a word for "emigrate" -- instead, they used
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What was your worst “daylight savings snafu?”
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Some day, the Simpson University men's golf program may approach the level of conference foe Holy Names.But that day is still a ways off for now.
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The Shasta College baseball team beat College of the Redwoods 5-2 in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader in Eureka.The second game was suspended due to darkness with the Knights leading 8-5 in the bottom of the eighth inning. The game will be completed today and then followed by the final contest in a three-game series.
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CHANGING TIMES: I have been hearing about our jobless recovery and I am not surprised. Between productivity gains, which reduces the number of jobs here, it has come to the point where one should no longer be proud of working hard, as this has now become selfish.
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Two separate crashes on Highway 299 on Friday — one of them deadly — occurred on the same right-hand curve just west of Salyer in Trinity County.
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1910: Superintendent Sheridan of the Southern Pacific Co. stated the time had come to rid the railroad of hobos. Hobos were riding the trains in great numbers and continually breaking open boxcars and stealing produce destined for merchants of the various cities. Sheridan devised a plan whereby hobos would be put to work in
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While California leads the nation in after-school programs, a new study shows a quarter of Shasta County's low-income schools are still without programs.
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Circular logic The Boys and Girls Clubs of America is being asked by members of Congress to explain why their nonprofit organization spent $4.3 million on travel, $1.6 million on conferences, conventions and meetings, and $544,000 in lobbying fees in 2008. They say it's important to find out because the organization has bee
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Redding film fest closes with awards The Sundial Film Festival of Redding has handed out cash prizes to filmmakers following its festival last week.
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A new federal regulation intended to limit how long passengers can be kept aboard a delayed airliner is already having an unintended consequence even though it doesn't take effect until April 29.
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We are in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. It has been dubbed the Great Recession. Many hopes have been dashed, many dreams delayed or abandoned.
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Slide show by Joe Domke Shasta Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert at Shasta College Feb 28, 2010 Song: Julians Auftritt by Christoph Pronegg The Shasta S
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Redding, CA - The award winning films and photographs entered in the second annual Sundial Film Festival were announced Saturday night at the Cascade Theatre. Taking the “Best of Fe
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Rates for north state Pacific Gas and Electric customers are set to go down — or up — this summer depending on how much power they use.
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Liz and I decided that this would be a good weekend to make-over our kitchen. We thought we would start with the cabinets. We had no idea what we were doing, so we both grabbed a computer and watched a f
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Naoma Bennett and Virginia Schmidt didn't know Logan Thompson. Neither did Robert and Gloria Lowe.
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The California Highway Patrol received a report of a red Jeep Cherokee driving at speeds up to 100 mph and running vehicles off the road in Anderson, according to radio reports.
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Meet Shasta College field archaeology students (from left to right) Jake Ackerly, Rodney Sanders and Virginia Mike-Mercado. They are hard at work in their "unit" in an attempt to find remains of the historic Smith ranch house that once stood...
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The Sundial Film Festival has handed out cash prizes to filmmakers following its festival last week.
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My second Soft Boy is looking friggin great. I’ve managed to get Keith Richards’ head together this weekend, or rather I’ve united his head and body, at last. I gave him a tiny sharkish tooth earring and embroidered the kohl around his eyes. I gave him a pair of deep dark chocolate colored vintage buttons
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Just FriendsThey’re waiting on dinner and she’s opened a bottle of red she knows he’s quite fond of and sits close to him on the couch.She describes the menu, sitting on her feet and touching him as she talks. She’s excited and between touches, brushes her hair behind her ears and takes soft sips of her
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From David Benda's Buzz on the Street column today: Should SAF be the first firm to land at Stillwater, the clock will start on the guarantee former Redding City Councilman (and Edward Jones stockbroker) Mike Pohlmeyer threw down during the...
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The rest of this weekend is expected to be clear and sunny, with a high near 71, according to the National Weather Service.
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Fusing product info and north state history. On Gary Pepe's Nu Olinda olive oil: Nu Olinda olive oil continues the agricultural tradition begun in the 1880s when Samuel Alexander, a sugar baron from Hawaii, arrived in Shasta County and quickly...
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I tried to explain to the Mastiffs that because of time change, it REALLY IS our normal wake up time. They’re not buying it:
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Nick’s Grill in Bella Vista looks like an ordinary roadside food stop. Directly on Hwy 299E. They have all the regular food one might expect. And great coffee. Really, much better coffee than you might expect. But that’s not why we’re here. Hot pastrami sandwich nirvana. That’s what I’m talk
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We don’t often add an exclamation point on the subject line here at FDotD, but this one rates. Are you kidding us? $68 per sqft for a genuinely amazing home on 8 acres? That would seem to be well below repla
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The Presbyterian church, built in 1881,  was the first church constructed in Redding. It was located on the south-east corner of Butte and Pine streets, but this original building was burned to the ground on September 1
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Having already briefly covered the fundamental rules of firearm safety (safe gun handling) in my Feb. 28 column, this article will provide an overview of some of the rules for using a gun.
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In 1995, my wife and I went to Scotland with Barbie Gard, a former Redding mayor. She had made reservations to see the Military Tattoo, a show of Scotland's fine marching bands.
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Any north state resident who spends time in the outdoors knows the irritation that comes along with the area's pest insects.
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Q: I belong to a popular fishing forum on the Internet, and most of my fellow sport fishermen say that when they bait their crab traps/pots, they can use whatever bait they want.
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Joe and Deane Marsiano celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary March 12 at a dinner with their children.
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A June 12 wedding at San Ramon Golf Club in San Ramon is planned by Rebecca Corson and Joshua Brett-St. John, both of Concord.
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Hardly a day or so goes by when I don't hear from someone that their computer has been overtaken by a program that continually pops up windows prompting them to take action of some sort.
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MJSI Inc. manufactures plumbing products that give consumers an easy, inexpensive way to save water.
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Q: How have the financial and economic events of the past two years affected the way investors manage their investments?
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Well, the intensive care unit nurses have done it again. Rescued another patient from the jaws of death.And I guess the ICU docs had a lot to do with it too, but this column is dedicated to the men and women on the front line, the highly skilled professionals who daily save lots of peoples' bacon and really get little or no
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When telling stories about her life, those who knew former Shasta County Supervisor Molly Wilson spoke of a woman devoted to her family, her friends and her faith.
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Two separate crashes on Highway 299 on Friday — one of them deadly — occurred on the same right-hand curve just west of Salyer in Trinity County.
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Blue Shield of California is exceeding expectations in Redding, making good on a promise to keep growing in Shasta County.The insurer's claims center has nearly 100 more employees than were required in a participation agreement Blue Shield signed with the city in 2002 to build the facility on the river bluff above South Bon
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Leanna Ferrer's stat sheet reads two points for this season.
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Liam Twight is going back to Washington, D.C.The 13-year-old student from Pacheco Elementary School in Anderson on Saturday won the 12th annual Record Searchlight Spelling Bee at Sequoia Middle School in Redding.
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Keswick Lake's boat ramp will close Monday in preparation for work to remove more tainted sediment from the water. Environmental Protection Agency contractors will begin moving heavy equipment into the parking lot at the boat launch. Once in the water, the 100-foot dredge will resume sucking up sediment piles in the lake as
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Redding is gearing up to join the gaggle of cities nationwide hoping to catch a high-tech ogle from Google. The City Council on Tuesday will consider whether Redding should apply to become a test site for an experimental ultra-high-speed fiber optic network Google has proposed to build some time later this year.
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Two people drown in Highway 299 crash A driver and her passenger, both from Chico, died Friday when their car veered off Highway 299 in heavy rain and landed in the Trinity River where they drowned.
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The other day, I stopped in at the Redding area California Highway Patrol office to shoot the bull with the boys and in these sessions, high boots are a necessity. Anyway, the issue of speed traps came up. I am told that on a regular basis, residents call in and complain that when the airplane is working speed enforcement,
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1910: A 15-piece brass band had been organized at the Gladstone Mine, much to the delight of the people of French Gulch and its neighboring districts. The band was composed solely of employees and while a few were raw recruits, the band included some professionals as well. Instruments had been ordered and a competent direct
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MONDAY City of Redding: 5:15 p.m., Redevelopment Agency and Housing Authority issues, City Hall, council chambers, 777 Cypress Ave., 225-4002.
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COTTONWOOD Friday Receipts: 336; March 5: 1,402.Compared with previous sale: Low supply in all categories, with no big pen lots. Strong demand, especially on cattle 725 pounds and lower. Off lots and singles $7-$10 less than top offerings.
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When Leanna Ferrer stepped back on to the Hayfork High School basketball court on Feb. 12, it made me shiver. As a sports journalist - someone there to witness and record the game - I've seen countless basketball games, dozens of football games and hundreds of other various sporting events. I've been excited after some, thr
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The championship game hadn't even started yet and there was already a feeling of spent emotion and drama that pervaded through Big League Dreams' Wrigley Field.
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A 1-1 record makes it look like Central Valley High's softball team had an average day Saturday in the Cubs Classic Small Schools tournament at Big League Dreams. It was actually a very successful one for the Falcons when all the factors are considered.
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Today would normally be the time for the qualifying rounds for Redding's annual pro tennis tournament.Except there won't be a pro tournament at Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness this month.
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Dear Babe: I have three coins one of which is silver. One coin is .999 troy ounces silver. On one side it says "Super Bowl XXX Champions Dallas Cowboys, January 28, 1996; limited edition 1755." The other two coins are brass and are from 1977 - one each for the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders. They appear t
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The Shasta College softball team was supposed to get three games Saturday at the Ohlone tournament in Fremont but only got one.
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If you had an opportunity to do something that didn't cost any money, didn't take much time, but could benefit your community for a decade and give you a stronger voice in the way the state and country are run - would you do it?
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Redding police officers closed down the block surrounding their California Street headquarters for less than an hour tonight so a bomb technician could check a suspicious suitcase that had been left in front of the building.
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Today is Daylight-savings time. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour (spring forward). Click here if you’d like to read more about why
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Anderson police are at the scene of a head-on collision this afternoon on Gaines Lane at Balls Ferry Road where a woman has suffered minor injuries, the California Highway Patrol's Web site says.
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Liam Twight, a 13-year-old Pacheco Elementary School seventh-grader, today won the 12th Annual Record Searchlight Spelling Bee at Sequoia Middle School in Redding.
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When telling stories about her life, those who knew former Shasta County supervisor Molly Wilson spoke of a woman devoted to her family, her friends and her faith.
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Homily4th Sunday of Lent (Year C) Luke 15: 1-3, 11-32The Prodigal “Sons” There is a great desire in all of us to find happiness and to feel fulfilled in our lives. For many of us, our daily focu
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Everything I know about the "houses of ill-repute" in yesterday's mystery photo was told to me by Maxine Bidwell Summers who was born, raised, and lived almost her entire life in the Fall River Valley. Maxine, however, doesn't call it...
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Not certain, but we recall this as the home of a newsworthy local heart surgeon who fell under a cloud of suspicion about his practice. We see now it is for sale again, although not listed in the MLS, and with
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Redding firefighters responded this morning to an electrical fire in the attic of a Kerryjen Court four-plex this morning.
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Pretty easy to do the math on this one. Looks like just under $100 per sq ft. It’s listed as a 1971 3/2 on a good sized 85′ X 135′ sized lot in the Enterprise area. It’s been listed for sale by foreclosure listing broker Diane Abair of Bears Den Realty. She
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The OneWord prompt is nuclear.You know, the clock starts and, well…She clutches tufts of chest hair in her delicate hands, but he’s more worried about the frenetic rise and fall of her hips against his. He’s thinking about every else than her wa
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Returning a Redbox freebie DVD at the Raley’s near my home I was treated to the sight of a magnificent double rainbow. I did not have my camera, boo. When we got home I jammed inside the house to get it. The rainbow was visible in the center of a stand of trees at the end [...]
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Let’s face it - I am all about habitat and environmentally friendly and responsible gardening. I am. I love birds, bees, butterflies and the like. But, let’s also face the fact that we live in deer country. And Oh Deer!…
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Featuring not him but Jane Heinan....
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That's Whole Wheat Radio.It's a hardy, flavorful treat after a bland diet of mainstream radio's fluffy Wonder Bread.From the WWR website:"Whole Wheat Radio is a homegrown grassroots online radio station originating from Talkeetna, Alaska.""We feature the music of 2,794 tru
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A late-winter storm Friday bullied the north state with wind-driven bursts of valley rain and mountain snow.
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On a chilly night last week, our heater stopped working. This little incident was the latest in a series of events with a pricey, malfunctioning theme. And it fits right in with my conspiracy theory that our house is out to get us.
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Q: Copper pipes vs. steel pipes - should sellers consider updating plumbing?
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Saturated or scorched. That's weather in the north state.
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Where's Congress going? I am sitting here wondering what country I am now living in.
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Is the state's political gene pool that shallow?
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In accord with the mnemonic "Spring Forward, Fall Back," this Sunday we set our clocks forward one hour.
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Q: To what extent is the concept of sin, karma, etc., significant in controlling modern social behavior?
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Learn how to start your own business The Microenterprise Development Program of Superior California Economic Development is sponsoring a workshop to explore self-employment on March 23.
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Shabbat Cinema: Noon lunch and 1 p.m. film today at Temple Beth Israel, 8529 Placer Road in Redding. Featured film is Woody Allen's "Everyone Says I Love You." Call 243-5726 or go to www.tbiredding.org.
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Today is Saturday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2010. There are 293 days left in the year.
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Ever since I took so much heat from Mr. Johannsen on telling everyone only things you can't lawfully do, I have been working on something that you can legally do - and it doesn't cost you a nickel.
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Q: Chris R. of San Francisco wants to know why the U.S. Census Bureau bothered sending him a letter telling him to expect a census form in the mail in a week or so.
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Deputy marshals had to physically restrain a convicted killer who threatened a judge and cursed a prosecutor during a resentencing hearing Friday morning in Shasta County Superior Court.
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For the second year in a row, Bella Vista Elementary School students have earned awards for being physically active.
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Few people know just how good it feels to come home as well as Logan Thompson.On Thursday, the 8-year-old Anderson boy got to sleep in his own bed for the first time in 141 nights.
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The Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force served three drug-related search warrants this week, resulting in seven arrests and placement of a 3-year-old in the care of Child and Family Services.
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Two reported dead in Hwy. 299 crash SALYER - Search-and-rescue teams and a Trinity County coroner were called to the site of a Friday crash along Highway 299 in which two people were killed.
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Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito's decision not to prosecute the alleged attacker of a man who died last year after a punch on a Redding dance floor is taking a political turn.
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She's got a link to this on her other blog. I read some of it and had tears running down my face from laughing. But then I have an odd sense of humor. Sleep Talkin' Man.
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A man who was standing in the middle of southbound Interstate 5 south of Shasta Dam Boulevard in Shasta Lake was struck by a big rig tonight.
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Yesterday the California Senate voted 21-15 to approve legislation that would relieve the tax liability of California homeowners from who have had forgiven debt from a foreclosure or short sale.  The bill will make changes to the state
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TULELAKE — A 37-year-old Tulelake man wearing a bullet-proof vest was arrested Thursday after he allegedly waved a .45-caliber revolver in the air at the Lava Beds National Monument, it was announced today by U.S. Department of Justice officials.
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Firefighters were being called this afternoon to a reported structure fire on Tremonto Drive near North Street.
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"Tidepool" guessed it correctly as being located on Bridge Street in Fall River Mills. Congratulations Tidepool! Thank you everyone for playing, and thank you River City Java for providing the winner with a $10 gift certificate and a beautiful frameable...
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Highway 299 is open again in both directions west of Redding.
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Three Vina residents were arrested Thursday by Tehama County drug agents after a search warrant that was served at a 7th Street residence that’s within 1,000 feet of an elementary school yielded drugs.
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"CBS radio news this morning ran a clip of one of your recent speeches. In it, you criticize insurance companies because they “ration coverage … according to who can pay and who can’t.”My first thought was “not exactly; coverage is rationed according to who pays and who doesn’t.” Ability to pay isn
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Abraham Lincoln "Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.""Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.""Give me
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There will be a Celebration of Life event for former Shasta County Supervisor Molly Wilson at 10 a.m. Saturday at Redding Christian Fellowship (2157 Victor Ave.). Then, at 2 p.m., an additional service will take place at the Northern California…
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Police Chief Hansen believes it's "likely" and "realistic" that someone in Redding will "fall victim to a serious felonious act perpetrated" by one of the over 19,000 criminals receiving early release from state prison under the September 2009 emergency budget...
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LOS MOLINOS — A 49-year-old Tehama County man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine for sale and transportation of methamphetamine during a traffic stop here.
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A suspected drug dealer threw brown powder heroin in the faces of Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force (SINTF) agents on Sunday in an unsuccessful escape.
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Everyone's looking for the easiest, affordable way to go green. Now you can find out about some of the latest eco-friendly products by listening to Eco Trends with Debra Atlas, every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:20 pm on K-Shasta, 104.3FM.
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SALYER — A coroner has been called to the scene of a major injury accident today in which a vehicle reportedly went down a steep embankment off Highway 299 near here and landed in the Trinity River.
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Lenders, loan servicing companies and homeowners have been fighting over how to deal with mortgages that are underwater. According to a recent article in the New York Times “more than 5 million households are behind in their mortgages and risk foreclosure”. The Obama administration has targeted bill
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The Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force (SINTF) arrested a North Redding man and placed his 3-year-old son in the care of Child and Family Services yesterday after they served a search warrant on his trailer and found a meth lab.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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I’m on the Green Committee with several of my colleagues at the Shasta Association of REALTORS. It’s a big subject! Our committee discussion ranges widely. We are all individuals with a broad spectrum of ideas and opinions about how best to influence homebuilders and homebuyers to be more environmentally conscio
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Featured performances include solos from Simpson student concerto winners and works from Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Mozart and Chaminade.
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Can you guess the street and town where these mystery buildings are located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! Because the business once conducted in these buildings was illegal, I will tell you they were once "houses of...
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An overturned trailer loaded with paper temporarily blocked the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of Lakehead this morning, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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City staff wants the council to OK $1,000 for a "buy Redding" campaign. Car dealers and the local chamber will also put up $1,000. Staff says city "would recoup its investment if campaign generates at least $100,000 in additional vehicle...
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Will be presented to the city council Tuesday eve. Highlights: More than 12,800 "incidents" recorded last year (at five intersections). More than half were rejected by the red-light vendor, Redflex Traffic Systems, or by RPD. Some 4,600 citations were issued....
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Greater Redding area home sales prior 24 months Above, we see 24 months of local home sales as a 4 part graph familiar to Redding Homes Blog readers. The bars represent local inventory expressed as Months Available. The teal line is new listings coming on, and the dark blue line is sales. The green line is inven
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A man about to head the wrong way down a one-way downtown street early this morning was arrested on suspicion of carrying methamphetamine after a brief foot chase and an encounter with a police dog, according to a Redding Police Department press statement.
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Deputy marshals had to physically restrain this morning a convicted killer who threatened a judge and cursed a prosecutor during a resentencing hearing in Shasta County Superior Court.
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The northern Sacramento Valley is in for a rainy, windy day, according to the National Weather Service.
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“The reason I think geoengineering should be considered is I don’t think we are going to save the planet with the emissions-reductions approaches that are on the table. No one is taking the magnitude of the technological challenge seriously.” ~…
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It can be smoking hot at the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area beaches during the summertime. But when the next beach season arrives, there may not be any actual smoking. National Park Service officials are considering banning smoking at Whiskeytown’
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So Hollywood is making a biopic of the Runaways, the first all-girl band that really mattered.The Runaways, of course, were Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Cherie Currie, Sandy West and a boatload of bass players that included Mickie Steel,e Peggy Foster, Jackie Fox, Vickie Blue and Laurie McAllister. They came and went like pu
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What is your favorite commercial? (Click here to answer.)
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Hey, check out those “aero” style kitchen cabinets. We’ve heard you can get that style at IKEA. You know what you’re in for here, when the best shot of the house is one obscured by bushes. We haven’t seen it in person but we’ll go out on a
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As I sit here writing this, there is a whirlwind in motion down at our daughter June's house.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historical places in the north state.
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The Sundial Film Festival will have its Children's Film Festival on Saturday at Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
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Bluegrass stars Bill Evans and Redding native Megan Lynch will bring their unique sound to Redding in a concert tonight at Bernie's Guitar, and will lead a workshop Saturday for north state musicians.
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Flying on badly built wings Mr. Spencer's comments regarding litigation and general aviation ("Endless lawsuits nearly brought down aviation industry," March 7) are simply off the mark.
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ANOTHER BEER SUMMIT: Chief Justice John Roberts called President Obama's remarks at the State of the Union "very troubling." Perhaps the two should have a friendly talk over beers.
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Job training grants made available New state grants totaling $12.7 million will provide training and employment services to help veterans of wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as those who served earlier.
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As the Afghanistan War intensifies - Marja, soon Kandahar, and the steady arrival of 30,000 new American troops - it has come to be seen as Obama's war.
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The effects of the recession haven't been altogether malign. The government says U.S. highway deaths last year were the lowest in more than half a century.
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Today is Friday, March 12, the 71st day of 2010. There are 294 days left in the year.
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Redding officials on Monday may resolve a long-festering contract dispute with its electrical employees union by forcing workers to accept concessions on health insurance benefits.
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RED BLUFF - The short history of the city's only medical marijuana collective ended this week with the sentencing of a mother-daughter team that operated Blue Toad Inc.
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Vermut - top dog in the Redding Police Department's K-9 squad - speeds toward the man like a 90-pound bullet.Half a second more, the black barrel-chested German shepherd will leap and lock his teeth onto the man's arm.
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A transient arrested in New Mexico is charged with rape and assault stemming from a 6-year-old Redding case.
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BURNEY - Shasta County sheriff's officials say they have seen a significant drop in the number of residential and commercial burglaries in eastern Shasta County since three men were arrested after a 10-month investigation.
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Mikayla Erickson has "gesundheit" down.She was eliminated from last year's Record Searchlight Spelling Bee when she misspelled it.
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Police accuse man of having sex with minorA 25-year-old Redding man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of having sex with a minor, police said.
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The Enterprise High boys basketball team definitely could have shot better Thursday and Anthony Williams could have stayed out of foul trouble.
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The Enterprise High boys basketball team definitely could have shot better Thursday and Anthony Williams could have stayed out of foul trouble.
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You don't always get the fairy-tale ending. You can't count on always being the last one standing.There can be, after all, only one winner.
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Shame on you, California Interscholastic Federation.You're letting private schools beat the tar out of public schools when it comes to the chase for a CIF state basketball title. It's up to you to put a stop to this.
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Cinderella's coming home from the San Francisco Bay area as Liberty Christian fell 71-29 to St. Joseph of Alameda on Thursday in the second round of the CIF Northern California basketball playoffs.
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Two employees at two Redding stores were cited today on suspicion of selling alcohol to a minor.
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I took a drive through the mountains today, along Highway 44 from my hometown of Redding, California up to the mountain town of Susanville, California. Along the way I stopped to photograph a few things… A road crew was clearing trees to straighten part of the windy mountain road… some of their equipment appeale
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A 25-year-old Redding man was arrested today on suspicion of having sex with a minor, police announced this afternoon.
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A north state highway linking Siskiyou County to the North Coast remains blocked by a mammoth rock slide.
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My lil’ Frida is up over at Etsy. I hate to part with her but she need to be seen. I am going to make a few Fridas all different and unique. She’s endlessly fascinating to me. Button eyes look good on her. I’m growing and ever lengthening list of future doll subjects: For the Soft Boys: Joey Ramone, [...]
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RED BLUFF — Emergency personnel were being sent this afternoon to a reported traffic accident on northbound Interstate 5 north of the Red Bluff rest area.
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It seems like it was just yesterday that our kids were toddlers. They grow up so quickly. We Love You!.
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Work is slated to begin Friday on a $1.6 million project to realign a curve on southbound Interstate 5 at the Turntable Bay overcrossing north of Redding, it was announced today.
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They were stolen from their homes, locked in chains and taken across an ocean. And for more than 200 years, their blood and sweat would help to build the richest and most powerful nation the world has ever known. But when slavery ended, their welcome was over. America's wealthy elite had decided it was tim
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Secretary Sebelius: whatever taxes you levy on insurance companies are not “ultimately” paid by those companies. Not one red cent of them. Those taxes are paid by people in four groups: Policyholders who pay for insurance directly or in lieu of wages if provided by employers – via higher premiums and/or re
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ANDERSON —An early morning fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to an Anderson home and its detached garage.
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Friend Marilyn Rountree emailed me this photo. My first reaction to it was how formidable the buildings looked - the iron doors and all the brick. And even though we can't see it, the roof tops were most likely covered...
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1. Sundial Film Festival Today through Saturday at the Cascade Theatre and Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding. Tickets per show are $6 in advance, $8 at the door. Go to www.cascadetheatre.org, e-mail info@sundialfilmfestival.com or call 243-8877.
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Artist Patricia Crow originally hails from Seal Beach. She graduated in the Rose Bowl in the 10th grade, and attended Pasadena City College for music. Her life adventures brought her, her husband and four children to Red Bluff when she was 25. She has lived on a sailboat, brokered yachts and piloted an airplane for mountain
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As principal of Shasta High back in the Sixties he coined the motto "Only the best is worth trying for." He continues to have a positive mental attitude, despite serious health challenges. An inspiring message on the Class of 70...
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Brick’s Smokehouse BBQ & Grill, near the intersection of Placer and Court streets in west Redding, has been open for a little more than three months but it’s already earned regular customers like retirees Dick and Reva Richard.
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Since 2001, Redding residents have been provided blue carts to replace the bins previously used to separate glass, paper and plastic. The “single stream” method allows residents to throw everything in one bin for sorting at the city’s transfer station. However, despite the many years this program has be
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• Ringtail Release Party • Welcome the First • A Wine/Food Event • Taste at Tops Sunset Marketplace • Inaugural Festival
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Tucked away in Happy Valley – in the lush greenery somewhere between Anderson and Igo – lies a local treasure where locals tend to flock to escape the troubles of the day through conversation and a cold beer, in good company.
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Met this pug at a listing appointment yesterday. Sweetest pug you’ll ever meet. She’s Really Redding.
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James Santos and his Dance Project performers have already conquered winter; now they’re working hard to add spring to their growing trophy case.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Today’s FDotD is nestled in the tall pines of the Lake McCumber neighborhood. They get some snow up there, as you can see. But it’s really nice in the Summer months, when it gets really hot in the Valley, and Shingletown beckons with cool breezes in the pines. This one
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The kerfuffle over the "Friends of Ron" list this week brings to mind Morgan's goof last October -- e-mailing a campaign letter on county letterhead. In Morgan's case, she acknowledged telling her secretary to send the letter. Largent seemed to...
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ANDERSON -- Authorities are responding to a pair of wrecks reported this morning on the overpass at north-bound Interstate 5 near the Factory Outlets exit.
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The northern Sacramento Valley will see partly cloudy skies today ahead of a late-winter cold front that will likely bring rain and mountain snow Friday.
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BEYOND THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE HORIZON According to a 2007 CNN Money article, the human resource consulting firm Mercer estimates the typical full-time employed American receives 15 days paid vacation and 10 days of paid holidays. The American Society of…
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OneWord is a great prompt to keep your head in the game.He moves with ease through nighttime alleyways, gliding through a slipstream of silky blackness without labor. He’s an instrument, a straight razor, slicing the gloom, parting it.It gives him no special comfort. He
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Announcing: The winner of the 2010 Redding Rodeo Logo Competition, Michael Karns. Congratulations! What made you enter a contest for the Rodeo logo? Well, I work as the Graphi
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A recent analysis shows public health departments nationwide cut more than $392 million from public health programs in 2008-2009 while federal funding remained stagnant, and Shasta County was no exception.
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Q: I just had a long talk with my Mom and we both feel that it may be time for her to move out of her house and live in a place where she can get more help. What are my options for finding the right place for her? - D.B., Redding
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SHASTA LAKE - Shasta Lake Mayor Greg Watkins Wednesday delivered a history lesson, travelogue and a forecast for this city's future.
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Today is Thursday, March 11, the 70th day of 2010. There are 295 days left in the year.
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The Fabulous Fabric Shop in the Shasta Center on Churn Creek Road in Redding will host a grand opening this weekend
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Ron Largent's campaign for Shasta County assessor-recorder took an interesting turn Wednesday when some community members discovered their names listed as "Friends of Ron."
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The governors and chief education officials of 48 states have agreed on uniform national standards for the teaching of math and English. The federal government is about to spend $350 million to develop uniform national tests to measure how well those standards are being met.
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Another Tehama County child has gotten sick from meningitis, the third case in as many months.
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A mother's letter to her son To our dearest Adam Martinez:Today is March 11. You would have been 32 years old. Your life was cut short by a fatal punch on the dance floor of the former Club Ice, but you will always be in your family's and friends' hearts.
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Man breaks pelvis in crash with chip truck A 21-year-old passenger suffered a broken pelvis and other injuries Wednesday morning in a crash between a car and a chip truck on an icy stretch of McArthur Road three miles east of Highway 89.
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WASTEFUL MAILING: Today I received my letter that my census will be arriving soon. More government waste of money? You decide.
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This time, I dispensed with the wheatgrass.Two years ago, I wrote about my daughter's bat mitzvah, the ceremony marking a Jewish child's transition to adulthood. The theme of that column was about the ridiculous lengths to which parents go to celebrate their children.
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Wednesday was a long time coming for many of the Knights softball players.The Shasta College softball team swept Siskiyous 13-1 and 5-3 in a junior college doubleheader at home, ending the Eagles' recent dominance of the rivalry between the two programs.
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Three north state riders on the State of Jefferson Mountain Bike Team placed in the top 10 over the weekend in the Sophomore Boys' Division II class at the former Fort Ord Army Base in Monterey.
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There's a reason most Foothill High School athletic events go off without a hitch. His name is Troy Wellington, the school's athletic director, and he was recently named the 2009-2010 Northern Section Athletic Director of the Year by the California State Athletic Directors Association.
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SACRAMENTO - A Sacramento jury found an Oregon company liable for $24.3 million in damages after an employee accidentally ran over his daughter with his big rig in Mount Shasta.
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After two straight months of upticks in foreclosure activity, the number of new filings in Shasta County dropped in February.
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It takes imagination, skill and hard work. And that's just fine for students competing again this year in a countywide writing contest.
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More losses in construction helped push Shasta County's unemployment rate in January to 17.6 percent - a 20-year high, the state reported Wednesday.
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The Canon G11 is a compact pocket camera. Set it on a tripod, opened the shutter for 15 seconds, and shot this pic of the Kutras Tract Aggregate Plant, which was used to move gravel on a conveyor belt more than 9 miles to the site of Shasta Dam in Northern California. Shasta Dam, by [...]
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Slide show by Joe Domke Shasta Dam Feb 9, 2010 Song: Laguna Verde by David Ospina Photographer Paul Heath was born in West Lafayette, Ind., and moved to
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A large rock slide continues to block Highway 96 in Humboldt County, but state transportation officials hope to begin moving the pile of rocks and dirt later this week.
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Taken with a Canon G11 – no flash – hand held.
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Taken with a Canon G11 at night with no flash – hand held.
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My little town (pop. 625 in 2000) raised $3735 for Tom at the store so he can go visit his daughter before she passes.
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Local real estate web sites and blogs are getting creative in order to break through in this market. Hence this new feature. Look forward to seeing the other photos....
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Email donig.anewscafe@gmail.com NOW and you could win a ticket to attend tonight’s Sundial Film Festival Gala. (Ticket value: $50.) The fun starts at 6:30 at the Cascade Theatre and includes w
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The following reports recently were taken by the Anderson and Redding police departments.
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16 year old singer/songwriter photography in Los Angeles. Well we're back from Los Angeles and what a cool trip we had. Here is just one photo from the slew of jobs we did while we were down there this past weekend. I will post some slideshows and more photos over this week.
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The city's long-running contract impasse with REU linemen may be aired at a special public hearing on Monday evening. Could be interesting. There have been rumors that the linemen could strike if they don't get a deal they like. Shades...
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SHASTA LAKE - Shasta Lake Mayor Greg Watkins delivered today a history lesson, travelogue and a forecast for this city’s future.
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One of the most important marketing tools you have to sell a home are the photographs.  Sometimes we “share” funny photos we find in the Shasta County MLS and have decided to add the “Bad MLS Photo” series to our Blog.  We’ve saved several photos over the years and figured it’s time to start sha
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That's what Shasta Union High School District's chief budget officer, Art Schmitt, told the district's board last night. In an e-mail to me he said: From what I have been hearing and reading, the economic recovery in California is projected...
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A 21-year-old passenger suffered a broken pelvis and other injuries this morning in crash between a Cadillac and a chip truck on an icy stretch of McArthur Road three miles east of Highway 89.
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- testing an email to flickr to twitter thing -,  taken with my iPhone inside Starbucks earlier today.  Didn’t work out like I thought it would, ’cause Twitter was never updated.  Boo.
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Redding home sales were relatively flat when compared to February last year.   February 2010 had 56 home sales reported in the Shasta County MLS compared to 2009’s 57 homes. The median sales price for Redding homes was $243,246, just slightly higher than last year’s price of $241,054. Price per square
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Another Tehama County child has gotten sick from meningitis.
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Siskiyou County Sheriff's deputies arrested a McCloud man Tuesday on suspicion of sex crimes involving a minor.
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We, the Free Citizens of the United States, do hereby resolve that the currently elected government of the United States, comprised at this time of both the Executive Branch (Obama Administration) and the Legislative Branch (111th U.S. Congress), have knowingly and willfully violated their sworn oath,“…to pr
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A multi-vehicle wreck at Interstate 5 and North Dunsmuir Avenue has prompted authorities to hold southbound traffic at Mott Road, according to California Department of Transportation spokesman Michael Mayor.
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This photo was taken when Millville's Main Street was still a dirt road in the 1880s. That was when Millville was the 3rd most populated Shasta County town and when its citizens attempted to establish Millville as the county seat...
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Distress sales continue to represent a significant number of homes selling in today’s market. The second week of March was marked with 465 homes pending. Of these, 133 are bank-owned homes and 157 are short sales or 41% of all homes under contract. These same two segments of the market only account for 31% of the
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It's amazing that wildlife biologists are tracking a wolverine near Lake Tahoe, nearly a century after the last one in California was thought to have been killed. But there's a downside to being so rare, the Chron reports: [Sierra Pacific...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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McARTHUR -- The California Highway Patrol has shut down McArthur Road just east of County Road A-19 to clear a wreck, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Mentioned Nick Webb, CEO of the Lassen Scientific management consulting firm, in my column Saturday, pitching the second edition of his book on our health care mess. Turns out he's hard at work on a new book - "The Innovation...
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I am working. Even though I am my own boss I stay focused. In fact I probably need to chill just a little bit in the pilgrimish work ethic department. I never let myself sit around and watch a film or read a book when I am committed to a project. I should be creating. There [...]
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A captain with the Anderson Fire Protection District who is accused of forgery and embezzlement was back in Shasta County Superior Court this morning, but his preliminary hearing was postponed until April 8.
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The northern Sacramento Valley will get a strong dose of early spring sunshine today after an icy and, in some places, foggy morning.
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Here’s a rare modern 4 bedroom 2 bath home in a terrific price range for first time homebuyers. It seems likely you can buy this home for about the same as you would pay in rent. Listed as 1663 sq ft on a 79 X 120 lot, it’s a good sized home on a good sized lot. A
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Friend Patte kindly shared some olive oil and balsamic vinegar samples from Lucero California Olive Oil, headquartered in Corning. The olive oil wa
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Photos courtesy of the Redding Rancheria There were no losers at Win River on Saturday. There were, however, several ghosts, goblins and even a chainsaw-toting Santa Claus. It wasn’t Halloween or Christmas, but it was the annual themed banquet honoring a handful of…
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What: The Dance Project’s “Steppin’ Out” When: 7 p.m. March 19; 3 and 7 p.m. March 20; 7 p.m. March 26; 3 and 7 p.m. March 27 Where: Cascade Theatre Cost: $10-$25 Tickets available here or at the Cascade The
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Last fall, “Backstage Pass” with behind-the-scenes video by Tom Ramont gave readers an inside look at The Dance Project’s “Cascade Christmas,” from auditions to performance.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday at modify, obedient and veil. There are no bad dogs or bad children, just bad owners – and parents.Behavior ModificationI’m a horrible child, if you want to know the whole truth of it.My parents had no c
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The Anderson Fire Protection District may lose an $85,000 deposit for a new water tender because the equipment company it paid has filed for bankruptcy, Fire Chief Andy Nichols said at a district board meeting Tuesday.
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Dear Lynne: I have a pan question for you. You constantly call for a 12-inch, straight-sided sauté pan in your recipes. I am finally ready to invest money in a pan I will use all the time. This one sounds like a good place to begin. What brand is your sauté pan? Is it easy to find? — Jane from Summit, N.J. De
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I'm often asked how many coupons we can use on a single item. To answer this, you need to note the difference between manufacturer coupons and store coupons.
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Throughout this month, Healthy Shasta and other local organizations are hosting a variety of events promoting good health.
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Today is Wednesday, March 10, the 69th day of 2010. There are 296 days left in the year.
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SRMC honored for stroke care Shasta Regional Medical Center has received the 2009 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award.
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Iraq's terrorists had vowed to derail their nation's U.S.-backed parliamentary elections, and shortly after dawn it looked like they might succeed. In Baghdad, there were as many as 100 explosions - mortars, rockets, bombs - but, urged on by loudspeakers from the mosques, Iraqis flocked to the polling places; at least 38 of
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Abraham Lincoln once asked an audience how many legs a dog has, if you called the tail a leg? When the audience said "five"; Lincoln corrected them, saying that the answer was four.
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Regarding Rocky Venti's letter of March 7: "Let's let the whole truth be known." I believe Rocky Venti is entitled to his opinion about DA Benito, even though I disagree. But after speaking to Stephen Carlton today about gun rights and why he is running for Shasta County District Attorney, now Mr. Venti has lost all credibi
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Redding woman ID'd as fatal crash victimThe pedestrian who was hit and killed while crossing a downtown Redding street Monday evening has been identified as Kelly Jean McCoy, the Shasta County Coroner's Office said Tuesday.
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A former clerk with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office who admitted to embezzling about $16,000 from the department was ordered Tuesday to serve 207 days in jail and pay nearly $80,000 in restitution.
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At a time when every penny counts, entrepreneur John Kerr came to the Small Business Fair in Redding on Tuesday determined to find out how to do more with less.
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Y'all hear about the national record set at the NorCal on Saturday morning? Redding - The 40th NorCal John Frank Memorial Run held on Saturday at Lake Redding Park was the backdrop for a record performance. Linda Somers-Smith, one of...
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Snow tonight is bringing chain restrictions on some Northern California highways.
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A home burned tonight in the Starlight Pines area in eastern Shasta County.
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Thought I whilst donating blood yesterday afternoon. Our blood bank looks even fancier than a New York bank or a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, complete with lots of glass enclosed offices and conference rooms, expensive ergonomic furniture, and...
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A 44-year-old Anderson man pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court to 10 felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child and is due to have his preliminary hearing on March 23.
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Twenty years ago after tripping from one side of the San Juan Mountains (Durango) to the other (Telluride), I found myself watching an outdoor movie about a downtrodden family in Romania. Later in the day, I saw Oliver Stone hanging…
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The second time was a charm for a Redding man accused of stalking and harassing his neighbors.
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So says "guest writer" Virginia Reeter in the Anderson Valley Post: Excerpt: Well, according to Shasta County Public Health's handout Paws for Tips, dogs that live with smokers have a 60 percent greater chance of developing cancer. In this same...
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Redding police are still looking for a man suspected of forcing an 18-year-old woman into a car at the Darkside Tattoo parking lot on Monday and driving off with her after an argument.
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A former clerk with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office who admitted to embezzling about $16,000 from the department was ordered today to serve 207 days in jail and pay nearly $80,000 in restitution.
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The story of a once-in-a-lifetime elk hunt.
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Received the following request from "Mr. Round Barn man" Robert Ingram for the following: "There will be a Round Barn Workday this Friday, March 12th, beginning at 9:00 AM. If all goes well, we should be very close to finishing...
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A Redding gas station was closed this afternoon after a gas pump was reportedly struck by a vehicle there.
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The original 12-room Shingletown Hotel is on the right. It was built in 1854 and destroyed by fire in 1905 and quickly rebuilt. It was located about 1,660 ft. west of the present Shingletown Store. In 1923, Benjamin Loomis purchased...
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Citing budget concerns, the Shasta Union High School District board of trustees is slated to vote tonight on whether to send out layoff notices to about 20 employees.
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The City of Redding/Shasta County Homeless Continuum of Care Council is holding a public hearing at 10 a.m. Thursday at Redding City Hall to discuss needs of the homeless in Shasta County.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Jonathon Bell, mortgage banker with US Lending in Redding, briefed Realtors on a loan program that allows home buyers to secure a loan to buy and upgrade a home simultaneously using an Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM). The investor for the loan allows the borrower to add funds into the loan to complete energy efficient re
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Such beautiful skies yesterday. I found myself just looking up. Looking up you notice birds. Along about 5 pm, groups of birds flying in from the east gathered into a swirling circle. A tornado of birds. Round and round they flew, making a cloud of their own, somewhere over the North Market Street Bridge. And then indi
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One Realtor's perspective, from his blog: My out-of-town client closed escrow yesterday on their Redding home. He sounded celebratory when I called to deliver the news that we were on record. "You going out to dinner tonight, Skip?" he asked....
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OneWord is an interesting prompt. Here’s a word, here’s 60 seconds to write. Bing, times up. Edit and post.“I was lost, but now I am found.”It was a sermon he used quite often – the go-to lecture when she questioned life. And she was convinced God was intentionally ignoring her.“God helps
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ANDERSON -- A train blocking North Street is tying up traffic in that area this morning, according to scanner reports.
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Gilbert Moore, the Searchlight's managing editor in the late Sixties and my first boss, e-mailed his homage to this terrific actor: To see a total craftsman at work, revisit these old Jeff Bridges films By Gilbert Moore I pay little...
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The Mountain Gate Community Services District board of directors will meet tonight to discuss the potential hiring of a manager or interim manager.
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My out of town client closed escrow yesterday on their Redding home. He sounded celebratory when I called to deliver the news that we were on record. "You going out to dinner tonight, Skip?" he asked. Um, no. Maybe pay some bills. In more prosperous times, real estate agents spent money as quickly as they m
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Clouds will multiply and thicken over the northern Sacramento Valley and surrounding mountains today, leading to a chance of showers by late afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office has identified the pedestrian fatally struck Monday evening by an SUV while crossing a downtown Redding street as Kelly Jean McCoy.
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In May of last year, Cori Fulkerson called on the balance and agility of her childhood, stepped into a pair of roller skates, laced them up for the first time in years and set about the rink, marking her initiation into the world of roller derby. Despite an injury in September, the ride has so far been good for Fulkerson.
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Last Sunday’s sunny weather reminded me that, back in the good ol’ days, Shasta Speedway began its season on the first full weekend in March with an open competition stock car race. The feat
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Sean ( My Son) and I are planning our 200 mile Kayak Adventure for this early Summer.
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With the arrival of 2010, my book project scooted from being an event I referred to as occurring ‘next year’ to one happening THIS YEAR!  I’m only 3 months out. Yikes. I’ve been reading,
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This bank owned home has been for sale for almost a year, under 4 different agents, starting at $529K. We have some folks interested in properties with similar features so we went out for a look. On the surface it has a lot going for it: a big modern home, elegant country style, 2.4 acres not far ou
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Recently I received an e-mail from a little girl who said, “I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Jefferson State. Mama says, ‘If you see it in A News Café, it’s so.’  Please tell me…
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Lee Brushett's 77-year-old fingers fly on his mandolin as he winks at his grandson, Bryon Brushett, 10, who is ready to take the lead on his fiddle. The duo, who both live in Shasta, are playing "Whiskey Before Breakfast," the classic string band tune nearly every picker has in his or her repertoire.
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Fundraiser helps children's program The "Shasta Women's Refuge" program, "Children Too!," will hold a fundraiser from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday "Chevy's" restaurant on Hilltop Drive in Redding.
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Something remarkable is happening in California politics, but the leaders of the two major parties don't seem to get it.Voters are deserting the state's Republican Party in droves, but most are not going to the Democrats. Instead, they are declaring their independence and becoming an entirely unpredictable force capable of
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Woman reports being abducted by boyfriendPolice searched Monday for a 23-year-old Redding man who police said is a suspect in an alleged kidnapping.
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Knighton wrong for new mall We live in Churn Creek Bottom and now Hawkins of Idaho wants to build big box stores at the corner of Knighton Road and Churn Creek Road.
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Names for this year's Turtle Bay bald eaglets will be hatched in classrooms.The California Department of Transportation is holding a naming contest for the yet-to-hatch eaglets, and schoolchildren from the north state and beyond are invited to send in their suggestions, said Denise Yergenson, Caltans spokeswoman.
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Primed to capitalize on attractions like the Sundial Bridge and Turtle Bay Exploration Park, city officials established rules to spur tourist-driven development on North Market Street.
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Federal funds may soon be distributed to help Siskiyou County residents whose property was damaged in a massive January storm that knocked down trees and power lines and blanketed some areas in up to 4 feet of heavy snow.
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Educational DVDs aimed at teaching language to very young children cannot replace human interaction - the most effective way that babies learn, according to a study by the University of California at Riverside.
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A Redding woman who was a crime victim in a deadly 2003 shooting is now a crime suspect.Rochelle Marie Coccellato, who was hit in the face in the shooting that left her 17-year-old boyfriend dead, pleaded not guilty Monday in Shasta County Superior Court to five felony counts of second- degree commercial burglary.
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Siskiyou County law enforcement officials from at least four different jurisdictions are on the lookout for a serial flasher who exposed himself to women several times last week.
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Having just retired from teaching and coaching, one of my hobbies is to go to basketball games. I comment frequently on Redding.com about the games under the name Saluki.
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Enterprise High School skiier Brain Tofflemire took second Monday in the giant slalom at California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation championships at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
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It turned out to be a record-breaking NorCal John Frank race after all on Saturday.While Sergio Reyes was grabbing his second straight John Frank win - albeit two minutes slower than his course-record time last year - Linda Somers-Smith cracked the American record books
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While the Cougars are happy to have a home game today as the Northern California playoffs being, the visitors figure to be a tough challenge.
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The teenage factory worker who huddled beneath the stairs of her family's home in England as the air raid sirens announced the arrival of Hitler's bombers could never have imagined the way her life would go.
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1910: In investigating municipal drinking fountains, the State Board of Health had found that people lay aside class and color prejudice and throw caution to the wind when it comes to drinking water out of cups chained to the drinking fountain in public places. Photographs taken by a state inspector showed well-groomed men,
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One night, when she was not quite 2, my daughter launched herself over the side of her crib, padded out to her brother's room, climbed into the spare bunk and fell asleep like a "big girl" in a "big girl" bed.
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What is your favorite joke? Don’t forget the punch line.
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A Red Bluff man was arrested Monday on suspicion of having illegal drugs, Red Bluff Police Department officials said.
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Home prices are falling, rents are tumbling, and apartment vacancies are rising. So why are thousands of small investors becoming landlords? Because real-estate prices have fallen much faster than rents,
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Police are searching for a 23-year-old Redding man who police said is a suspect in a reported kidnapping.
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A pedestrian was killed tonight after being hit by a vehicle in downtown Redding.
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Pio Loco first opened in 1986 in a former pizzeria on Lake Boulevard as a non-traditional Mexican restaurant; when the old gymnasium at the Pine Street School became available in the mid-1990’s, Chef Jeff Cerasaro upped sticks and moved to the considerably more roomy downtown location. Within the past few months Pio Loco
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A 23-year-old Weed wildland firefighter who was crushed accidentally by a water truck last fall was honored today by the California lawmakers as the north state’s 2nd Assembly district woman of the year.
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A former Anderson woman rejected this afternoon a plea bargain that called for her to serve a 15-year-to-life prison sentence in connection with the death of her 6-week-old baby.
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H&R Block to offer a free review of your current year taxes, as well as 2008, 2007 & 2006. Make sure you did get the "maximum refund."
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Spring, golf, and a great cause -- what more do you need to drive up to mountain town of Mount Shasta and enjoy a perfect golf day? Companionship, lots of prizes, lunch and bragging rights guaranteed for one full year!
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Snow this afternoon is eastern Shasta County's mountains is causing chain restrictions for highway traffic.
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This is what would go well with the aforementioned curry chicken. I didn't make it because we had some broccoli that needed to be cooked, and it was fine, but this would really stand up to the curry.4 strips thick-cut bacon, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 (16-ounc
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OK, I know what you're thinking: THAT is just too weird. But it's fantastic. We saw this demonstrated on the Food Network's "Cooking for Real." I made it last night and it's great.I did make a few adjustments, which are noted in brackets.... especially cutting the three cups of heavy cream... THAT is just
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Siskiyou County law enforcement officials from at least four different jurisdictions are on the lookout for a serial flasher who exposed himself to women several times last week.
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Emergency personnel were being sent this afternoon to reports of an overturned pickup on Highway 44 east of Shasta Forest Drive near Shingletown.
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Federal funds may soon be distributed to help Siskiyou County residents whose property was damaged in a massive January storm that knocked down trees and power lines and blanketed some areas in up to four feet of heavy snow.
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10th Annual 2010 March Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Saturday, March 20, 2010
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Recently a great friend of mine took a family vacation to Hawaii.  There was surfing, snorkeling, and general beach frolicking in paradise, plus plenty of relaxing in the sunshine. But the best part of this family trip was that my dear…
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“Year Of The Tiger” Celebration Joss House State Park, Weaverville Feb 27, 2010 The “Year Of The Tiger” celebration is a traditional Chinese Lion Dance at the Joss House State Park. Dance performed by the White Tiger Kenpo studio of Weaverville. Phot
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What: 2nd Annual Sundial Film Festival When: March 10 to March 13 Where: Cascade Theatre Cost: $6 a show ($8 at door) plus special events tickets Tickets and schedule information available here. Contact:
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UPDATE 2:42 p.m.: The storms have weakened as they move into the Sierra Nevada foothills of eastern Tehama and Butte counties. A narrow line of thunderstorms has formed along Interstate 5 between Red Bluff and the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge north of Maxwell.
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So Realtor Brad Garbutt reports on his blog: I walked into the office this morning to a note from our receptionist from a woman who wanted more information about the home for rent in Stanford Hills. The woman was told...
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It no longer exists but this hospital was once located near Little Backbone Creek near Kennett in approximately 1905. Dr. Chester Teass was the company physician for the Mammoth Mine and also the industrial surgeon for the Bully Hill Mine....
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I walked into the office this morning to a note from our receptionist from a woman who wanted more information about the home for rent in Stanford Hills. The woman was told the owner had to leave in a hurry for South Africa and wanted to rent the luxury home at a bargain rate. The woman was instructed to wire funds and u
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Shasta County lost a premier public servant and a beloved friend to many with the death of former county supervisor Molly Wilson of Redding.
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CORNING -- A Red Bluff man reported a windmill stolen from a vacant lot on Mt. Yolla Bolly Avenue, according to a Tehama County Sheriff's Department press statement.
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A recent survey of California home sellers found that the biggest reason cited for putting their home up for sale was difficulty meeting the monthly mortgage obligations.  Two thirds of sellers surveyed sold their home due to financial challenges caused by job loss or increases in their mortgage payment. Complica
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Search and rescue volunteers who mounted a search Sunday evening for an overdue motorcyclist at the Chappie-Shasta OHV Park near Shasta Dam were quickly called off when family and friends found the man.
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Today’s FDotD is a 1995 3/2.5, of about 1214 sqft. From records, it seems to have last sold in 1999 for $81K. Which means that despite it’s current very low price, this home has appreciated in value at a rate of better than 5% per year. You could do worse on an investme
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Redding Wastewater Utility crews this afternoon plan to use red and green dye to monitor sewage treatment plant discharges into the Sacramento River.
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On the SE corner of Yuba and California Streets? It burned in 1962. A neighbor has this classic sink rescued from the Golden Eagle's barber shop in his basement bathroom. Beautiful. The hotel, a three-story affair pictured golden eagle...
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Papers are getting smaller, as you've probably noticed. Better for the environment and their bottom lines. How much smaller? See for yourself. A May 26, 1937, copy of the Call Bulletin of San Francisco, commemorating the just-completed Golden Gate...
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This whole cinematic, pre-Oscar film viewing year had been great. I got to see more movies than ever before thanks to Anderson Prime 11 and the swiftness with which movies are moving to DVD. There were great performances to experience. Monique kicked ass. Meryl was wildly amazing and amusing in both her films. Everything ab
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An unidentified Burney man has told Shasta County Sheriff's detectives he was robbed at knife point and beaten unconscious in his home early Sunday.
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Can they go lower? Maybe so. It seems like about the only other thing you could do to get people to start buying again is to pay them to buy houses. Oh wait, we do pay people to buy homes, and we also offer them
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Today could be wet at times -- with thunderstorms not out of the question, according to the National Weather Service.
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What:John Craigie performs during 2nd Saturday ArtHop at Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant When: March 13, 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant For the past four years, John Craigie has taken his unique musical style across the western United States. He stays true to…
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Pio Loco first opened in 1986 in a former pizzeria on Lake Boulevard as a non-traditional Mexican restaurant; when the old gymnasium at the Pine Street School became available in the mid-1990’s, Chef Jeff Cerasaro upped sticks and moved to…
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She's Late“Life is what you make of it,” she says, blowing steam from a Styrofoam cup filled with herbal tea.“Then I’ve made a mess,” he says, sending a dented can skittering down the sidewalk with a kick.They walk in silence until she reaches for his hand.“I think we’ve created somethi
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PRESS RELEASE - Monday Dye Test Will Color Sacramento River The blue waters of the Sacramento River will briefly take on added hues of green and red on Monday March 8 as City of Redding Wastewater Utility crews us
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......Drosselmeyer, the plastic owl.During December, our owl perches at the top of our Christmas tree:The rest of the year he bides his time in the front hall. But last week he was conscripted to duty just outside the front door. His mission: Keep those blasted, messy chick
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The Enterprise High School boys basketball team earned the No. 3 seed in Division boys when the CIF released the 2010 state prep basketball brackets Sunday afternoon.
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The Simpson University baseball team had to settle for a split against Bethany on Sunday. The Red Hawks won the first game of a doubleheader 10-2 behind the pitching of Shane Hillier.
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There was plenty of glitz on display Sunday as north state movie buffs came to downtown Redding's historic Cascade Theatre to celebrate the Academy Awards.
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1910: Driving a tunnel 1,500 feet from the original strike in the famous Yellow Jacket Mine, "Long Tunnel Johnson," a practical miner well-known in this county, had struck the same kind of rich ore carrying free gold and also a silvanite of surpassing richness.
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With an eye on the future and a desire to operate more efficiently in a tough economy, Shasta Lake Resorts is working with the U.S. Forest Service to consolidate its services and facilities to Jones Valley Marina on Lake Shasta.
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Trolls are spoiling newspaper's site Are the Redding.com commenters really this stupid? I have accessed Redding.com at least once a day for the past several years. I've always found the articles informative and I appreciate the breaking weather and traffic updates. One thing I used to look forward to were the comments at th
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There's never a bad time to help the needy, especially children, but in 2010 - when many families are stretched to their limits and beyond - assistance in crisis is more welcome than ever.
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There was often a soft-spoken woman at the Redding Planning Commission meetings during the very early 1970s who gently but persistently encouraged the commission and planning staff to include walking and bike trails within proposed developments. Vi Klaseen was never discouraged or upset that it took her many years before sh
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Click here to see the Academy Awards Oscar Winners.
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Commenter "Reddinglife" points to what he (or she) thinks is motivating our editorial opinions: They say anything Kurt Starman asks them to say. I was hoping to keep that quiet, but I guess the secret is out. In all seriousness,...
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The Enterprise High School boys basketball team earned the No. 3 seed in Division boys when the CIF released the 2010 state prep basketball brackets Sunday afternoon.
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An outpouring of volunteers planted trees Saturday to bring burned hillsides back to life near Shasta Dam.
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Today’s luxury FDOtD was filled with fine furnishings when last we saw it on the Association of University Women’
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The Keith doll now has an outfit. I labored over a ruffled  silk shirt Friday and Saturday only to abandon it as a bad investment of time. Nothing makes me feel all thumbs like trying to do fine detail sewing by hand. I do enjoy it but my hands felt like those of a clumsy giant. I [...]
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What: Jakob Martin Performs at Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant When: March 12, 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant Jakob, 26, is a nationally acclaimed touring acoustic artist who has performed over 500 concerts across the United States. He is commonly compared with…
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What: Getting Started in Your Organic Food Garden When: Mar 7, 1 to 4 p.m. Where: Shasta College Main Campus 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding Room 821 (Weather permitting, the workshop will move outdoors) Cost: $10 This Shasta College Community Teaching Garden workshop
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What: Cascade Theatre Academy Awards Party When: Mar 7, 5 to 8 p.m. Where: Cascade Theatre 1733 Market St Redding, CA 96001 Cost: $12, tickets available here.
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CHICO - Accepting the Northern Section Division IV runners-up plaque last year ended up being the supreme motivation that led to the Falcons hoisting the champions plaque this year.
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The generating plant was constructed in 1890 to supply power to the nearby grist mill, sash and door factory, and to the town. It was also located very close to the place where Lockhart's Ferry had once operated - at...
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CHICO - Missing all 14 of your first-quarter field goal attempts against the top seed makes winning a Northern Section Division V basketball title a much tougher task.
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The Northern Section got its first state champion since 1997 and six NSCIF wrestlers earned medals for top-eight finishes at the CIF State Wrestling Championships, which concluded Saturday at Bakersfield's Rabobank Arena.
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Sergio Reyes didn't match his course record from a year ago, but he remains the 10-mile champion of the John Frank Memorial Run for another year.
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The Simpson University softball continues to roll, sweeping Bethany at home Saturday.The Red Hawks won the first game 2-0 behind the pitching of Krystal Shaw.
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While the basketball season isn't quite over, I find myself looking ahead - to next season. As good as this year has been, next year could be better with all the talent returning to the north state basketball court.
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Major League Baseball Properties has settled its lawsuit with Upper Deck over the company's issuing unlicensed 2010 baseball cards. The announcement came Wednesday.
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Well cared for Redding home with great views of wooded greenbelt from deck. Nice interior with lots of upgrades tile floors, crown molding, interior doors, HVAC system, kitchen appliances, and windows. Great cur
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The prompt over at Sunday Scribblings is “fluent.”“What are you fluent in? What interests you? Can you be fluent in anything other than a language? What is your take on fluency?”TouchedShe’s speaking in tongues, a mish-mash of gi
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A Southern California man was arrested today on suspicion of theft and burglary after police answered a call for a suspicious vehicle in an east Redding neighborhood.
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North state residents will enjoy a day of sunny, spring weather before a chance of rain moves in tonight.
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From the Shasta Historical Society's Betty McKean and Jay Thompson I learn that Shasta High grad Terry Riley, who became a renowned minimalist composer, influenced Pete Townshend on "Baba O'Riley" (see video), named to honor Riley, now in his...
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Shasta County lost a premier public servant and a beloved friend to many on Saturday with the death of former county supervisor Molly Wilson of Redding.
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MONDAY Centerville Community Services District Personnel Committee: Noon, district office, 8930 Placer Road, Redding, 246-0680.
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Eight days ago, Fran and I were standing at one of our living room windows watching the level of our rain gauge creep upward like the color in a thermometer. The sky was falling and we were feeling blessed with the welcome abundance of precious water.
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Q: Is it possible (and legal) to purchase live wild turkeys to turn loose on my property to see how they do?
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There's a new book that tells of one family's hunting experiences in the shadow of the Eddy mountains in Siskiyou County.
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Manjula Hawthorne and Brian Morris wed on Jan. 9, 2010, in a ceremony at the Senior Citizens Hall in Redding.
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A May 8 wedding is planned at the Oasis Community Full Gospel Church in Redding by Evangeline Hinze and Clayton Willburn, both of Round Mountain.
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A July 31 wedding in Anderson is planned by Leah Marie Gitter and Howard C. Selig Jr., both of Anderson.
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About seven years ago, a group of Redding School District music students performed at the bank in Redding where Sue Eigenman worked.
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The executive director of a nonprofit school lunch box program wants to open a community kitchen and food co-op that showcases local products in downtown Redding.
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Due to the low cost, convenience and prevalence of portable USB drives (pen, jump, thumb, Western digital passports, etc.) they're everywhere. Many use them to transfer files in some form or fashion. The problem with portability is that they are easy to lose or have stolen.
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Q: What changes have been made to Roth IRAs for 2010? How can investors take advantage of these changes?
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There's a small but growing trend within the perfume industry to make quality perfumes with natural ingredients. Auric Blends, a Sonoma County company, has created four handcrafted natural fragrances.
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Scott Putnam and Jason Eatmon made a compelling argument last week about computing bandwith being the "infrastructure of today's business environment." Putnam and Eatmon are both local technology company owners respected for their opinions. Their presentation to the Shasta Technology Association depicted a clear dilemma abo
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In a July 2005 Record Searchlight story headlined "Equity euphoria - Homeowner caution urged before cashing in windfall," Redding accountant Bruce Hirst warned people that treating gains in property values as added wealth can be dangerous.
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Molly Wilson, a former Shasta County supervisor, died this afternoon.
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Could it possibly be that a common-sense solution to California's burgeoning pension problem is simply illegal?
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What can we give Google? A nameSunday's editorial suggested that the city of Redding should compete for an ultra-fast broadband partnership with Google even though it was a long shot, at best. I just heard about an interesting proposal made by the mayor of Topeka, Kan., which gave me an idea to help Redding's chances in th
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The recent health care summit-palooza was historical only in its impotence. It was supposed to be a momentous meeting of the minds and votes from both sides of the aisle. It was an opportunity to agree to disagree on some points, and to move forward reforms that both sides recognize as doable. Instead, we the people got a s
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Even someone like me can admit that some information should be kept secret by the government. The identities of undercover investigators, for example, or the personal medical history of average government employees.
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Community concerns regarding secondhand smoke are growing. In addition to receiving letters of support from community members and local organizations, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area partnered with the Shasta County Tobacco Education Coalition to conduct a survey of visitors to its beaches last summer. More than three-
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The Thursday article by Charles Finkel, "Frivolous? No, lawsuits make flying safer," is a broad-brush justification for the actions of trial lawyers who specialize in aircraft tort litigation.
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COTTONWOOD Friday Receipts: 1,402; Feb. 26: 703.Compared with previous sale: Slaughter cows steady; feeder cows $5-$7 higher. Market $2-$10 higher overall. Off lots and singles $7-$12 lower than top offerings.
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1910: Local Buick representative H.O. Cummins received another shipment of Buick automobiles from San Francisco, among which was a large red touring car for Dr. Stabel. Redding was surely becoming a Buick town and the reputation that the cars already had established proved that the judgment of the local motorists was Class
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While preparing to remove a thick tangle of brush to improve the view of the Sacramento River from Redding's popular downtown trail, Randy "Creeky" Smith found a surprising look into the city's past.
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Sheriff's deputies are driving to a remote spot near Shasta Dam tonight to bring several stranded people to safety.
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Wally Herger's pretty ticked about the Interior Department even thinking about new national monuments, to judge by a piece in the Colusa Sun-Herald. (Colusa Count includes some of the land where and Interior Department suggested a new national monument might...
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Bob Williams, who writes a column but also runs some cattle, e-mails that the steer/truck index is even worse than that PERC article said. Says Williams: The figure for 1970 is exactly right. At the present 44 steers will buy...
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A fire burned a travel-trailer in the 21100 block of Big Oak Lane this evening in the Lakehead area.
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Martin O'Malley, a longtime writer for Canada's Globe and Mail recalls the joys of baseball's spring training in Floridahere. It includes this graph on our own Rick Bosetti: Rick Bosetti was a peppy young outfielder who toiled for the Jays...
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Customers at the Redding Costco were evacuated this afternoon as a precaution after a small amount of refrigerant leaked in the Dana Drive store.
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At one of my own children's birthday parties a young guest surreptitiously gave me the high sign. He had an ominous tone in his voice as I bent over to hear the whispered confidence. Through his lisps, I gathered that an imposter has wormed his way into the happy group."Mr. Linkletter. You know that clown who
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Sometimes I write a snippet for the local paper about Real Estate. They ask a question and several local agents answer. Usually the question is boring beyond belief that anyone would actually read the answers, but today's question caught my eye. They can edit as they see fit, obviously, and sometimes it helps, and someti
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Redding firefighters extinguished a fire in a travel-trailer early this afternoon on Jane St.
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is holding its 12th annual Cultural Awareness Festival until 6:30 p.m. today at the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding.
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This afternoon's sunny weather is expected to give way to mostly cloudy skies by tonight, according to the National Weather Service.
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By 1 p.m. today, the Guns, Antiques & Collectibles show in Redding had 2,000 people go through the door, organizers said.
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Did you have to read William Butler Yeats when you were in school? I can’t recall too many things I had to read in school and can still remember, but this poem continues to be one of my favorites: Photo:…
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Haven’t done a Fiction in 58 in a few days…SundayThey wrestled over coffee, a tease of words, gestures.He said man’s greatest achievement was the ability to make fire.She laughed and said it was our ability to love, unconditional.They played like that for hours, until he took her ha
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This house has a very unusual history to tell. It's located in downtown French Gulch on Main Street within the French Gulch Historic District. It is separated from E. Franck & Co. Saloon (that great little historic saloon that has...
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Don’t get freaked out about a weird name. Hang with us here for a moment. We’ll get to what Pecha Kucha means in just a moment. One reason it sounds interesting to me is it’s being hosted by
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Regular FDotD viewers will recall this one from Jan 1. Back then, it was priced at $158K, and sold right away. We got a few calls on it (call back please!). Not sure what happened to that escrow, but here i
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CHICO - The Enterprise High School boys basketball team got the inch it needed and took it a mile.In a nip-and-tuck game through three-and-a-half quarters, Foothill matched the Hornets seemingly point for point until a five-point swing made the game personal and gave Enterprise the separation it needed to come away with a 7
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CHICO - Just like last year, the Enterprise High and Paradise High girls basketball teams did battle at Chico State's Acker Gym for the Northern Section Division III title. Just like in the last two times they've done battle, the Hornets and Bobcats went blow for blow in a heavyweight battle that wasn't decided until very l
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Trinity High School's Kevin Maelfeyt remains in the running for a possible prep wrestling title.The Wolves senior went 4-0 with three pins and a technical fall in the 140-pound bracket on the first day of the CIF state wrestling championships in Bakersfield on Friday.
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Video clips of your Tupperware drawer, camping gear, computer printer and stereo system may not offer much drama (don't expect a call from Sundance Film Festival), but they do make good sense.
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Many plants fall into the Solanaceae family. It includes peppers, eggplants, tomatoes, husk tomatoes, tomatillos and potatoes. Look at the leaves of all these and you will see similarities. Most require heat and a long growing season to produce.
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Q: House stuck in the disco era? What can a seller do to bring a house up-to-date? Well usually the disco era means shag carpet, avocado or harvest gold appliances and out- dated fixtures in the kitchens and bathrooms. Make them all Dumpster residents. Also, the wood paneling must go.
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Retailer opens in former Mervyn's Closeout Club, a temporary discount retail store that will operate over the next four weekends in Redding, has opened inside the former Mervyn's building on Hilltop Drive.
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You can lead a child to water, but he'll probably still want the chocolate milk or root beer.
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WHO'S IN CHARGE? With city employees losing their jobs, police and fire departments trimming their staff, the closing of the Convention Center now looms, so money can be funneled to Turtle Bay. Three names appear once again: Warren, Salter and Gaines. Who is running this city?
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Last Saturday's editorial criticized me for offering "simplistic, knee-jerk opposition to all things stimulus - a position that shifts depending on who's in the White House."
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Last week's health care summit was heavy on political theater and anecdotes.
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A 49-year-old Redding man is becoming an old hand in winning medical marijuana cases.
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The search for an effective weapon against armies of destructive bark beetles chewing through forests across the West has taken an unusual turn through rock music and into, of all places, the voice box of conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh.
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A weak dollar, a better-than-expected national employment report - even a military coup in Niger mistaken by traders for turmoil in oil-rich Nigeria.
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WASHINGTON - At last, the unemployment crisis seems to be easing. That's the good news.
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Traffic across downtown Redding was blocked for nearly two hours Friday afternoon after a southbound freight train hit and killed a 57-year-old pedestrian near Yuba Street.
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Q: How is your faith organization keeping up with technology and the Information Age?
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Q: Hi Monty, I enjoy your columns every week. I have a simple question, then I'd like to run a problem by you that I have with California Highway Patrol officers.
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Today is Saturday, March 6, the 65th day of 2010. There are 300 days left in the year.
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Dyes will monitor sewage discharges Redding Wastewater Utility crews on Monday afternoon plan to use red and green dye to monitor sewage treatment plant discharges into the Sacramento River.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge refused Friday to accept a plea bargain from a Redding man accused of stalking and harassing his neighbors.
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Thinking a 5-year-old boy was missing in the snow Friday morning at Eskimo Hill, emergency crews immediately geared up for a search and rescue.
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Available on Netflix or YouTube. The Clash, Coldplay, The Ramones and Jimi Hendrix will never sound the same....
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CHICO – The Butte Valley High School girls basketball team wasn’t perfect Wednesday, but the Bulldogs just ended their season that way. Butte Valley (24-0) erased an eight-point halftime lead and used a 16-3 run over the final six minutes of the fourth quarter to avenge last season’s section final loss to Hayfork, bea
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A woman suffered minor injuries in a rollover wreck this evening at East Cypress Avenue and Larkspur Lane in Redding.
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ANDERSON — A 43-year-old Anderson man was arrested Wednesday during a parole compliance check at a Lloyd Lane residence, Redding police announced today.
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A 49-year-old Redding man is becoming an old hand in winning medical marijuana cases.
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Redding Wastewater Utility crews on Monday afternoon will use red and green dye to monitor sewage treatment plant discharges into the Sacramento River, according to a press statement.
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The first person to guess is the lucky winner! "Shiloh" won it by guessing it as being located on Main Street in French Gulch. Shiloh also wins two great prizes this week. One is a $10 Gift certificate and the...
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This event is designed to bring together the various community organizations focused on the needs of woman and families.
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IGO Elementary Boys win East/West League Tournament!
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Igo Elementary Girls and Boys East/West League Tournament Champions!
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Traffic across downtown Redding was blocked for nearly two hours this afternoon after a southbound freight train hit and killed a 57-year-old pedestrian near Yuba Street.
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For details on the aftermentioned episode, please see supermatt41's entry about the dinner party. Chris might remember it differently.
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Dear reader, Whether you are anti-abortion or pro-choice, if your Representative is a Democrat, I urge you to write them and demand that they commit to voting for the current health care reform legislation. In my proposed letter, below, I will explain why concern over the language used to prohibit federal funding
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... we could see some change. Congress' approval ratings are typically abysmal, but how does that translate into real politics. Pew asked an important question in a poll released last month: Three in 10 voters, the Pew report says, don't...
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It's fun to read rabidly partisan Web sites like the left-wing Calitics or the right-wing FlashReport. You gain a whole new perspective on the world. For instance, did you know that in California, "30 years of right-wing policy .. has...
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge refused today to accept a proposed plea bargain from a Redding man accused of stalking and harassing his neighbors.
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In 1970, a pound of beef cost nearly five adjusted dollars. Now it costs two. In 1970, a rancher could buy a new pickup (the standard western asset index) with 15 steers. Now it takes 44. So writes rancher Paul...
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I'm not sure what happened yesterday, but these two letters arrived in our in-box almost back to back. From Matthew Hill of Redding: Editor: I have accessed Redding.com at least once a day for the past several years. I've always...
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A 24-year-old Red Bluff man was arrested Thursday night after a traffic stop yielded about 4.8 ounces of marijuana.
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The California Association of Realtors announced a new HUD website where consumers can turn in loan modification scam artists. Numerous scams have become prevalent as more and more Americans find themselves facing foreclosure. Laws have been enacted making the collection of advance fees for promised loan modification ser
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Detailed government rules about the precise level of saturated fat and sodium in snacks, the maximum allowable drink size, and the like just make me bristle. (And many commenters on today's story agree.) But let's be perfectly clear about what...
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Junk-n-Treasures donates bedding to help Good News Rescue Mission.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Can you guess the street and town where this very historic building 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 mysterious historic building...
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The California Association of Realtors tracks median home prices statewide. Here's their latest chart showing the prices over the last decade: A lost decade, for the most part. Notice anything striking about January 2010? The chart header points out that prices are up 15% year over year, which is obviously true. B
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Remember the advice the Dustin Hoffman character got in "The Graduate" back in the Sixties? "Plastics." Here's an update. From USA Today: Federal employees earn higher average salaries than private-sector workers in more than eight out of 10 occupations,...
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A woman who called 911 this morning to say her 5-year-old son was missing on Eskimo Hill is now telling police that he is in school today in Redding.
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A Red Bluff man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of shoplifting after police say he ran past a squad car on patrol with two store workers chasing him.
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Here’s a HUD home for sale. These have different rules about purchase. This one can only be bought by an owner occupant up until March 7, after which bidding from investors can be considered. This one looks intriguing for the price. Another different aspect t
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Two Shasta County men convicted in January of second-degree murder in the 2008 beating death of a Redding man are due to be sentenced to prison on April 9.
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Clouds should hang over the north state today, keeping the high to about 54 degrees.
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What: Grief Workshops Presented by Mercy Hospice When: Mar 9 and 16, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Mercy Oaks Senior Dining Room, 100 Mercy Oaks Details: Mercy Hospice has been serving the communities within Shasta County for 30 years. It has a long-established reputation for compassionate…
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Over the top. That’s the only way to describe the Academy Awards party scheduled this Sunday, March 7, at Redding’s Cascade Theatre. We’re talking limousines and red carpet, outlandish outfits, flowing champagne, a big-screen simulcast and awards for just about anything.…
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Maybe it's just me, but I don't see the harm in a couple of kids - a twin brother and sister - direct a couple of planes on the ground at JFK Airport in New York.I mean, it's not like they took dad's whole shift or anything. He told them what to say - right down to the correct language - and let them go.Ahhh, ye
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Word On Fire Catholic Minstries is currently working on The Catholicism Project and is in the final stages of being completed. It is a groundbreaking documentary series presenting the true story of Christianity and the Catholic faith, which comes in an especially timely moment in human history.The following is a shor
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What belonging have you owned the longest? Why is it important to you?
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Today’s FDotD is intriguing. The lot is almost a half acre, which is good sized for Shasta Lake City. The house is diminutive (read: cute) as an 830 sq ft 2/1, but looks like it could be cute(r) with some work. Looks like a buy and hold investment to us. Maybe a starter home
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Redding should merge its tourism-promoting Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) with the nonprofit Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association in hopes of cutting public subsidies to the organization, a city commission determined Thursday night.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historical places in the north state.
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HERE'S YOUR WASTE: Response to Ken DeCamp (letter, Wednesday): I'm not a tea partier, Ken, but how about the $100,000 stimulus grant to study gay bars in Argentina?
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Don't blame the GOP I would like Bob Williams (column, Monday) to explain to me the statement, "The minority blockage of health care reform."
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So the yearlong production, set to close after Massachusetts' devastatingly negative Jan. 19 review, saw the curtain raised one last time. Obamacare lives.
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What are a declaration and a set of principles worth? On their own, less than the pixels on the computer screen you read them on.
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A celebration of film and photography has arrived with the second annual Sundial Film Festival. The event festivities will be from March 10 to 13 at the Cascade Theatre.
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TV network playing at Redding airport The Airport Television Network is now broadcasting at Redding Municipal Airport.
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1910: Pupils in the East Side third, fourth and fifth grades at the "brick" schoolhouse held Flag Day exercises in honor of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The fourth-grade room was beautifully decorated with flags and bunting furnished by the children. The program consisted of 26 numbers and the
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RED BLUFF - Monica Souza went from months in a jail cell to a hospital bed, where she gave birth to a daughter. Because she was homeless, child welfare workers appeared at the foot of her bed almost immediately.
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Shasta College issues campus crime alert Shasta College officials have issued a campus crime alert in response to a Tuesday night incident in which an unidentified man tried to get into a female student's vehicle.
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The Enterprise High baseball team earned its first win of the young season with a 10-5 road triumph over Anderson on Thursday, and Kaleb Hogue was the biggest reason why.
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In Rick Bosetti's eyes, there's starting to be light at the end of the tunnel in regards to fundraising for Simpson University's soon-to-be baseball field.
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Redding may adopt a policy that encourages healthier eating and eliminates the sale of super-sized hot dogs, burgers and soft drinks at city-sponsored events.
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Finally getting your first win of the season. Really nice.Imploding in the ninth inning. Always very bad.The Shasta College baseball team earned its first victory of 2010 as Chris Prokupek threw seven shutout innings in a 6-0 victory over College of the Siskiyous at home Thursday.
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To say that medals are all the same is like saying that units of money are all the same. A gold dollar coin is a coin just like a nickel but the two have much different worth. You can have eight nickels but it doesn't come close to equaling a dollar coin.
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Hoop dreams will be answered over the next two days at Chico State as the Northern Section finals play out today and Saturday. At stake is a section-title banner, as well as a berth in the Northern California state playoffs.
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A Shasta County man accused of harassing and stalking his neighbors and mooing like a cow outside their house was found to be mentally competent Thursday to stand trial.
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Work to clear a massive rock slide that has cut off traffic in both directions on Highway 96 between Yreka and the North Coast won't begin until at least next week.
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Three years ago, Shasta College drama students performed "The Weir" - Conor McPherson's award-winning drama - for a couple of weeks.
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Firefighters extinguished two piles of “illegal materials” tonight off Rock Creek Road just past Benson Drive in the Keswick area.
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Redding should merge its tourism-promoting Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) with the nonprofit Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association in hopes of cutting public subsidies to the organization, a commission determined this evening.
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If you've never seen "West Side Story" you might not get this...
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Shasta College officials have issued a campus crime alert in response to a Tuesday night incident in which an unidentified man tried to get into a female student’s vehicle.
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No Kidding! Wednesday March 3, 2010 Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) laid out a major condition for Democratic success in the mid-term elections. The Democrats must pass the current health care reform legislation. That, of course, is not what McConnell said.
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Doesn't appeal to me but --. The Wall Street Journal reports on the fascinating logistics behind the world's largest cruise ship. An excerpt: The Oasis of the Seas...almost five times as large as the Titanic, it has a population during...
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One Ben Nematzadeh. A trade mag reports: $39 Million for 66 Jack in the Boxes [2010-03-04] The results of the sale for the 66 California Jack in the Box franchises are in, with the final price coming in at just...
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A Shasta County man accused of harassing and stalking his neighbors was found today to be mentally competent to stand trial.
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I know nothing about this beyond what the Riverside Press-Enterprise reports, but it's an interesting development. SACRAMENTO - Riverside County district attorney investigators showed up last week at the Northern California offices of a prominent Republican consulting firm and a...
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RED BLUFF — Three Tehama County residents were arrested today after a search warrant was served at a Los Molinos home, officials with the Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement (TIDE) announced.
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Local "celebrities" drove race cars in a heated competition to raise money for local reading programs.
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Redding may adopt a policy that encourages healthier eating and eliminates the sale of super-sized hot dogs, burgers and soft drinks at city-sponsored events.
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I know the fallacy, philandering and flagrant corruption in our Family Court is unsightly and hard to look at: like a dead dog on the road. If it's not our dog we just want to get by it and go on with our lives because it is inconsequential to us. But we must look! Because it is of consequence to children, they are paying t
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No, really. Timothy Egan reports on an unvarnished bright spot in the Golden State: falling crime. And the trend continues: murder in L.A. is now down 50 percent from the relatively placid levels of two years ago. At this rate,...
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It was located on the west side of the present Shasta Courthouse Museum (in the empty lot) at Shasta. The first hotel was destroyed by fire in 1853. It was rebuilt in 1857 of brick as a means of fireproofing;...
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Environmentalists have filed lawsuits in 2008 and against last year seeking federal and state protection for the pika -- aka, the "boulder bunny. But just because an activist -- or even a few field surveys -- might say a critter...
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Let's hope so. Lest its popularity spawns a boom in retrospectives on this most-ballyhooed, indulged and self-absorbed generation. Brokaw's special two-hour documentary first airs tonight. Puh-leeze! Even growing up, surrounded by them on every side, I found stories about the...
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1. 25th anniversary Weaverville Rotary Chinese New Year 6 p.m. no-host cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner Saturday at Weaverville Veteran's Memorial Hall. Celebration of "The Year of the Tiger" features a dinner banquet and tribute to the late James T. Auguston. Ticket price includes an authentic Chinese dinner, hors d'oeu
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The Washington Post reports that some its sources, having discovered the joy of unfiltered and anonymous online responses to stories, are clamming up. Sutherland said such comments were "why I was so hesitant in doing an interview" in the first...
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He’s the man who made the mold into which hordes of young rockers have poured themselves. For decades young men have come along to take up the flag the human riff created. He’s passionate, deeply loyal and proud to be what he is. If you were to start now and take a long stroll through the Rolling Stones [...]
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Montague-based band Kanybl Kaow was born in April 2004 when sisters Snow, Silvermoon, Rain and Whitefeather came home, freshly picked on by a boy at school, borrowed their dad’s band equipment and wrote the song “Darkside” about the experience. The first performance of “Darkside” in their garage drew a fairly larg
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For five years, Alfredo Jimenez has managed Redding’s popular 200-seat Casa Ramos Mexican Restaurant on Hilltop Drive and its staff of nearly 30.
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Not so long ago, the city of Anderson might have had a bit of an inferiority complex. What a difference a decade can make. The retail mega-complex comprising Wal-Mart, the outlet stores and Prime 11 Cinemas rivals Hilltop/Dana Drive in Redding. Anderson boasts perhaps the coolest hotel in the area — the award-winning eco-
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As Wednesday's editorial mentioned in passing, not everyone agrees about how best to manage the Bend -- a proposed recreation area north of Red Bluff. The Daily News reports on some of the local ranchers' worries. Worth a read....
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With its feet firmly on the ground after last year’s inaugural success, the Redding Rotary Club’s Sundial Film Festival is ready to open its arms and spread the cinematic word even further.
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It's too bad these students were more interested in making demands than making an appointment. So said David Reade, Assemblyman Jim Nielsen's chief of staff. He does have a way with words. What was he talking about? Read for yourself....
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Well we have several phtoography shoots this weekend in Los Angeles so we’ll be closed for a few days. It’s so fun to go photograph in unique places. We’ll post some images when we get back. Have a great weekend everyone!
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Tips for Passing Home Inspection   If you are thinking about selling your home, you may want to start thinking about home inspections.   As most inspections thoroughly check the home's infrastructure, foundation and roof, most of us real estate agents recommend that you look for probl
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According to records, today’s FDotD last sold in 2006 for $231K. You can get it for less now. Like, oh say, $92,100 less. Now that’s a discount. Try getting a deal like that on Toyota. “Mr Dealer, in view of the acceleration problems I’ve heard abou
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City Manager Kurt Starman's question at yesterday's talk by "Plunder" author Steve Greenhut: Starman: Your book was well written, cogent and informative, so I want to compliment you on the book. My purpose is...wearing my manager hat, one of the...
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Father Ignatius was certainly the product of his up-bringing.Raised in a poor family who had known real hardship; yet at the same time a family held together, despite all the turmoil that life threw at
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Craig Padilla and his music was featured recently at the Sonic Immersion webzine from the Netherlands authored by our friend Bert Strolenberg. Whenever I read interviews with musicians, I am reminded of the old saying “talking about music is like dancing about architecture.” For musicians, music is the form of
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Jonathan Bell of US Lending recently gave REALTORS a presentation about Energy Efficiency Home Loans (EEM). These loans allow a homebuyer to add funds on their home mortgage specifically to upgrade the home's thermal efficiency and energy usage. Jonathan has worked hard to become a local expert on the subject, and
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We live in this world, that we are all too often, told that we are to be perfect. Maybe not always directly, but if you are realistic, look at the influences that surround each one of us. The
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Patchy fog hanging around Redding should burn off today by 10 a.m.
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What: A Pink Floyd live concert and light show, featuring House of Floyd When: 7:30 p.m. March 6 Where: State Theatre 333 Oak St. Red Bluff Cost: $22 in advance, $25 at box office All open seating and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the Red Bluff concert can be…
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Mary Stegall, Redding City Councilwoman who’s served for nearly a decade, recently announced her plans to not seek re-election when her term ends this year. Stegall took time to answer a few questions just for anewscafe.com. Q: First, can you tell…
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OneWord isa writer's prompt I like to visit at least once a week, if just to nudge my creativity a bit. The prompt gives a word, and 60 seconds to write something.That word is "letters."The letters began to arrive three days past his funeral.Hand-written on thick, cr
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Anderson High School teacher Jeff Carr boiled it down to a simple resonating sentiment: “The cuts must stop!” Carr described the fiscal storm brewing in Sacramento that threatens to further damage public education across the state and certainly impact the landscape…
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A year ago, the Hornets weren't ready to claim a section title.The Enterprise High School girls basketball team served notice that won't be the case this year after beating Foothill 74-33 at home on Wednesday.
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Q: I have worked a physically demanding job all my life. I retired a few months ago and feel that my body is getting soft. I don't like it one bit. Do you have any suggestions on how I regain my strength? I think I would feel out of place at a gym with all those young, hard bodies working out. J.T. Anderson
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Today is Thursday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2010. There are 302 days left in the year.
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Prebid meeting is set for bridge work The California Department of Transportation will hold a mandatory prebid meeting for prime contractors interested in bidding on the Spanish Creek Bridge replacement project on Highway 70 in Plumas County.
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Sometimes I think I've gotten too cynical after so many years in Washington. Then I remember the House ethics committee.
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I write this after reading Marc Beauchamp's opinion bit in Saturday's paper labeled: "To sue or not to sue." As a pilot of 42 years, aviation attorney of 30 years, and past owner of several Cessna aircraft, naturally the story of Eric Marshall's crash caught my eye.
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Bless the teachers, hundreds of them, who turned out for the rally to oppose education budget cuts Wednesday afternoon in front of Redding City Hall.
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Kidnap attempt was case of mistaken ID ANDERSON - Police have ended an investigation into the possible attempted kidnapping of a 10-year-old boy Monday.
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A Southern California assemblyman is trying to block the use of lead pellets by hunters going after upland game birds. Pedro Nava, D-Santa Barbara, is proposing a ban on lead shot in state wildlife areas. The ban would outlaw the use of lead pellets for people hunting pheasant, grouse and other birds.
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March is National Nutrition Month - and Shasta County Public Health in collaboration with Healthy Shasta and the Coalition for Activity and Nutrition want to put Shasta County residents in a healthy frame of mind.
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About 300 people gathered near the Redding Civic Center on Wednesday to rally against the proposed $5.9 million budget cuts to Shasta County schools.
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Some Enterprise Elementary School District teachers may not be coming back to work next school year. Trustees on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution that authorizes Superintendent Brian Winstead to send notices to some teachers informing them that they might be laid off, effective June 30.
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WASHINGTON - These days, it's cheaper to go to prison than to college.Your price for a year in the slammer? Free. California foots the bill, shelling out $49,000 a year per prisoner, close to $11 billion a year for all prisoners, said California State University Chancellor Charles Reed at a news conference here on Wednesday
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RED BLUFF - The city is expanding its efforts to soften the financial blow inflicted by the loss of Lake Red Bluff. The City Council this week unanimously backed the creation of an advisory group to explore potential projects focusing on green energy and river recreation. Comprising the panel will be one member each from ei
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Jackknifed trucks blocked four north state highways Wednesday morning as drivers struggled through a commute-clogging snowstorm.
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Redding's drastically shrinking revenue streams may force action sooner than later on the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Convention Center itself.
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Nearly all medical cannabis clubs operating in Redding comply with the city's new regulations, according to officials.Police Chief Peter Hansen has inspected all but one of the city's 20 clubs. The inspections are the first step in a permitting process intended to weed out profit-driven marijuana dealers from legitimate non
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Enterprise coach Mike Haworth was nervous before Wednesday's Northern Section Division III playoff game against Paradise.Anthony Williams and the rest of the Hornets quickly assuaged those fears.
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A rock slide described by the state Department of Transportation as "staggering" has closed Highway 96 in both directions near the Humboldt-Siskiyou county line.
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For the angler in your life, "An Entirely Synthetic Fish" sounds like a wonderful read. A review explores the difficulty of preserving "pure" species in an emphatically mixed-up world. He points to the dilemma posed by rainbow trout's ability to...
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The Enterprise boys and girls basketball team swept a playoff doubleheader Wednesday to advance to Friday's Northern Section Division III finals at Chico State.
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What: California Women Lead 9th Brown Bag Lunch When: March 5, 12 p.m. Where: Redding Library Community Room “B” California Women Lead’s guest for its 9th Brown Bag Lunch will be Connie Regnell. Connie is the Shasta County Auditor-Controller. She was elected in 2006 andR
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Ed White and Larry Fuqua met in summer 2008 while Ed was moving his company, EveryDay Fitness, to the Market Street Promenade. In December Larry, a member at Total Fitness, lamented that his gym was closing its doors. Ed and…
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Carnegies and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-pARTy Saturday, March 13 - 6 to 9 PM FEATURING Live Music by Allison & Victor     Alli
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Featured ArtHop artist and Shasta High School student Tracy Manuel talks about her work, her plans for the future and what it’s like to have an artist like my friend, Torri Pratt, as a teacher. Tracy
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What: Red Bluff Art Gallery First Friday Artists’ Reception - New Exhibits When: March 5, 5 to 8 p.m. Where: Red Bluff Art Gallery 601 Walnut, Red Bluff This Friday, March 5th, from 5-8 pm, there will be an Artists’ Reception and Exhibit Opening for four talented…
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Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of dining with supermatt41 and his partner Chris knows already what I mean, but Chris is a fabulous cook. Friday night Gary and I were invited over, along with our gre
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The drowned truck has been freed from the creek tonight by Lassen Canyon’s tractor crew.  With a grinding tug through gravel and spinning tractor wheels, the vehicle was pulled up on the bank this evening. It is obvious that this was not a stolen rig. Nothing had been stripped, nice wheels, tires, three-wheeler and a
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The Senate’s grand and noble tradition of suppressing all commercial, social, and cultural progress through the use of the filibuster is about to be ripped to shreds by savage democrats slashing the senate’s grand bod
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About 300 people gathered near the Redding Civic Center today to rally against a proposed $5.9 million budget cut to Shasta County schools.
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For the month of March, your local H&R Block offices in Anderson, Burney, Red Bluff and Redding will be offering North State residents the opportunity to have their current year return as well as prior year returns for 2008, 2007 and 2006 reviewed for free by a certified tax professional.
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Two Redding men and two Redding woman were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of maintaining a home where illicit drugs were sold.
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This morning I received a call from a neighbor that a truck had been swept away in our rain-swollen creek. We have been trying to prevent trespassing and keep dirtbikers off our properties and road, so I’ve been elected to be the neighborhood photographer and make a record of everyone caught trespassing, for the law […]
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Two men — one from Southern California and the other from Oregon — were arrested on drug and weapons charges Tuesday night following a traffic stop on Twin View Boulevard in Redding, officials with the California Highway Patrol said today.
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In a very crowded room full of mostly business, government and Tea Party types seeing the talk by conservative pundit Steve Greenhut this morning, local union leaders Steve Allen and Chris Darker sat quietly in the back -- too quietly...
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A starting job as a Redding police officer could be worth more than $100,000 a year. How so? Read on. As public agencies continue to wrestle with declining budgets, the scrutiny of their employees' pension programs rises. Which begs the question -- what are those retirements actually worth? What would somebody in
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This is just between us. I’ve got the password to write a Redding Grocery Outlet (GO) Picks, and I’m going in. When Doni writes GO Picks, they’re always so smart, so practical. I’m thinking it needs some testosterone – you know, a junk-food, bad-diet, I-can’t-believe
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When pioneer Simeon Southern added a 2-story addition to his log cabin/trading post/stage station near Hazel Creek in the Sacramento River Canyon and made it into a hotel in 1882, it began attracting the attention of the rich and famous...
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RED BLUFF — A 22-year-old Red Bluff man who is suspected of trying to rob last month a 39-year-old woman outside a Bank of America was arrested Tuesday by police, it was announced today.
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As I walk through the streets of downtown, I find myself enveloped in the sweet scent of early spring. This is a special time of year. It’s that time when the gray clouds of winter give way to blue skies,…
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According to a recent AP article, the City of Orange in Southern California is pursuing legal action against a city resident for replacing his lawn with drought-tolerant plants. City code requires 40% of the yard be covered with live plants. Quan Ha replaced his grass with wood chips in 2008. He and his wife conte
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Redding’s drastically shrinking revenue streams may force action sooner than later on the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Convention Center itself.
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This a striking image, but the message seems to me to be 180 degrees off. Yeah, we can't stop earthquakes, and the big ones will be deadly. But Chile is a prosperous nation with, I've read, tough building standards much...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Maybe this is just a coincidence. Maybe Ron Seeling retired (he's been in the job since 1994, according to his online bio), or got a more lucrative offer in the private sector. Still, last summer Seeling, then CalPERS' chief actuary,...
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Steve Greenhut, author of a book that harshly criticizes the pay and benefit packages given to public employees in California, this morning told a morning gathering at the Shasta Builders Exchange that as a government worker, "if you just stay on the job through the rest of your career, you'll have a millionaire's pensio
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The driver of a Dodge truck suffered minor injuries this morning when his truck went off Interstate 5 in Anderson, down an embankment and into a tree.
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Or say they do, as the OC Register notes in an editorial about Jerry Brown's official announcement that he's running for governor. Jerry Brown's experience as mayor of Oakland - a position in which people can see readily whether potholes...
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Somebody's always working a scam. The latest? "Renting" out vacant homes ("Ignore that For Sale sign!) to unwitting marks, then vanishing with the deposit. Read the warning -- and the advice if you spot one in progress....
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Methinks the city manager has grown impatient with the pace of committee work. From the staff report for tomorrow's special meeting of the Community Services Advisory Committee: The City Council also asked the Commission to submit its findings and recommendations...
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At first glance, Starbucks' decision to close its Discovery Village location is a head-scratcher. By all accounts, the store was doing a healthy business in one of the most popular shopping centers in Redding. Starbucks is arguably Discovery Village's headlining act. It has been there since early 2000 and is one
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After checking to see if anyone was inside this morning, rescue divers decided to leave a submerged vehicle in Stillwater Creek east of Redding.
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Highway 89 has been reopened after a jack-knifed big rig earlier blocked southbound traffic six miles north of Lake Britton. The highway was cleared around 11:30 a.m.
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This is a small book, a quick read, that truly has inspired words within it. It has given me a greater understanding of What the Eucharist is, it is much more than I ever realized. It will chan
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The review of a psychologist's report to determine whether a Shasta County man accused of harassing and stalking his neighbors is mentally competent to stand trial was continued today until Thursday.
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Don’t tap on your screen, that’s the whole photo. Here’s a home on a big lot very near Redding. It’s also very near the railroad tracks, but if you can get past that, it has much to offer for the price. We recall it as a Short Sale recently, but that must n
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A Redding pair who claimed they shot and killed a Sacramento man in self-defense in January were back in Shasta County Superior Court this morning, but their preliminary hearing that was scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed.
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One viral video leads to another, apparently. In case you haven’t seen it. I’m old enough to remember cartoons by Rube Goldberg. He drew illustrations of kinetic stuff like this, except you the reader had to use your imagination as to how it would all actually play out. This commercial video makes no reference
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This House Rental scam has been happening for more than a year, but has really become problematic recently. Some scammer a**hole finds a vacant house for sale, and then advertises it on Craigslist as "For Rent" with some verbage telling the renter to ignore the "For Sale" signs out front. They explain they are trying to
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... wait till a chastened CalPERS lowers its sights on the investment returns it think it can realistically expect. The Bee reports on the discussion. Currently, CalPERS projects a 7.75 percent annual return on its massive portfolio. But in...
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Rain is expected to douse Redding this morning as a winter storm rolls over.
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I've heard union officials and rank and file public safety employees say that during online and in-person discussions of public pension costs. In fact, I remember one firefighter declaring that his colleagues tended to die five years after retirement. Not...
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Up way too early to day. I’ll be dragging later and I have tons of errands to attend but I need my quiet time. You’d think getting up at 5:30 a.m. would do the trick but not so that last two mornings. There were responsibilities to attend to the minute I opened my eyes. This morning 4:15 [...]
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I was invited to break bread Tuesday evening with four honchos from the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce and the conversation turned inevitably to the local economy. The consensus around the table, alas, was that we'll probably have to wait...
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.How many of you have really sat down and thought about what your goals are in life?If you don't have a specific goal, how do you know what direction you are going?Are you progressing toward your goals, or ar
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You think nothing lasts anymore? If you’re talking about electric appliances, I agree. But some things seem to keep ticking. For example, the NorCal John Frank Memorial footrace celebrates its 40th anniversary on Saturday, March 6, at Lake Redding Park. All…
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are amaze, frail and sacred. Somewhere, there's a better story in this than what came out.Street ProphetFor all his craziness, he didn’t direct his gestured outbursts at those who passed on the street, but into
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REDDING - Enough is enough. So says the Shasta County Education Coalition, a grassroots collection of educators, administrators and elected officials fighting to stop state budget cuts to education here. Shasta County schools have seen $36.5 million in funding cuts since 2008…
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What would be the first line of your autobiography?
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Dear Lynne: Is there a shortcut to chicken soup, good chicken soup? Do you ever use canned chicken broth? If so, which brand you like? Is this sacrilege? — Eli in Denver Dear Eli: Answer to your first question is yes. And that ties into your second, the answer being, in a pinch. As to brands, two years ago I ta
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This week, I'll answer two e-mails from readers with stockpiling issues.
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Whether it's a planned dinner gathering circled prominently on your wall calendar or a last-minute phone call from a spouse announcing, "Company's coming for dinner," everyone needs that one dish they can count on - something that's sure to be edible and delicious.
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Today is Wednesday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2010. There are 303 days left in the year.
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Fair aims to help small businesses The Small Business Development Center at Shasta College and College of the Siskiyou; will host the The Small Business Fair - Workshop & Resource Expo on Tuesday.
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Most discussions of health care are like something out of Alice in Wonderland.
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For half a decade, conservative Rep. Wally Herger and liberal Sen. Barbara Boxer have been haggling - along with Shasta and Tehama counties, tourism promoters, property developers, environmentalists and neighboring landowners - over just how to manage the Sacramento River Bend, an 18,000-acre patch of public land north of R
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Can I get a list of Tea Party cuts? To all the Tea Partiers out there,All I ever hear from you are complaints about the direction this country is going. You complain about this and you complain about that - especially about losing your freedoms and paying too much in taxes.
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ANDERSON - A 10-year-old boy told Anderson police on Monday that a driver with two Pomeranian-type dogs on his lap tried to get him into his car while he was walking home from school.
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Deputy county counsel is tapped for top postShasta County supervisors Tuesday said they will appoint Rubin Cruse Jr. as the county's top lawyer.
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Shasta County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday morning to spend $458,000 in Homeland Security grants on two drills, two robots and other equipment for county agencies.
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RED BLUFF - Eight felony counts of money laundering were added Tuesday in the case against Red Bluff entrepreneur Joseph Froome, delaying his preliminary hearing on marijuana charges, Tehama County Deputy District Attorney Matt Rogers said.
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For close to a year, since the Redding City Council first discussed changing the way city clerk's are chosen, Gary Cadd -- once and future City Council candidate himself -- has been agitating against changing the status quo. Tonight's vote...
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I do not buy Charles Bowden's apocalyptic attitude in this High Country News article, though of course I might feel differently if I still lived closer to Mexico. That said, he has a heck of a way with words. A...
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Redding voters will go on electing their city clerk, much as they have for more than a century.
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Castle Rock Elementary School celebrates "Read Across America Day" in style. Visits from local authors, books swap, face painting, and even green eggs and ham highlight today's events. It is also the starting point for one local author with a heart for education. She is traveling from coast to coast to connect America and e
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This weekend I got the chance to watch Battleground. A nominee for best picture, among other awards, in 1950, Battleground lacks the blood, guts and explosions of modern war films, but it is big on heart. It is one of those war films that ce
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Shasta County education and teachers union officials plan a “Fight for Education” rally Wednesday near the Redding Civic Center.
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Curious what they might have to say about the fuss raised over potential monuments, I rang up the Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center in Ashland, who are the primary folks promoting the idea of a Siskiyou Crest National Monument. The campaign manager,...
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Police are searching today for two suspects accused of assaulting a 27-year-old Redding woman.
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So says Joe Matthews about the two Republican candidates for governor, who are both spending millions trying to persuade the voters of their conservative bona-fides. Right now, Meg Whitman is spending millions to convince Republican primary voters that she's the...
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RED BLUFF — Eight felony counts of money laundering were added today in the case against Red Bluff entrepreneur Joseph Froome, delaying his preliminary hearing on marijuana charges, Tehama County Deputy District Attorney Matt Rogers said.
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A Tehama County woman suspected of embezzling about $7,000 to $10,000 from her employer has been sentenced to more than one year in prison, prosecutors with the Tehama County District Attorney’s Office announced today.
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The Sara Evans concert scheduled for Wednesday night at the Redding Convention center has been canceled.
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ANDERSON — A 10-year-old boy told Anderson police on Monday that a driver with two Pomeranian-type dogs on his lap tried to get him into his car while he was walking home from school.
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A journalistic colleague e-mails: Went to Jack's with friends on Saturday night to celebrate my husband's birthday, and we were delighted to hear that there was a 1.5-hour wait... the past few times we've visited, we've been seated before we...
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Ronald Reagan "signed" the diploma I got from the University of California in December 1974. A few months later Jerry Brown began his eight-year turn as California's chief executive. How long ago was that? Let's see...gasoline averaged 44 cents a...
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Emergency crews were responding this afternoon to a reported traffic accident on Market Street near Eureka Way.
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Say this for Jerry Brown. He's been through a brutal cash crunch in Sacramento. Here's a link to then Gov. Brown's speech following passage of the tectonic shift known as Proposition 13, more than 30 years ago now....
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Who knew? Shasta County's own Mauro Oliveira was outside the meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting the other week down in San Diego, ScienceNow reports. Why? SAN DIEGO--I wasn't the only one underwhelmed by the...
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Both Taylor and Keswick were major smelter communities at the same time for the Iron Mountain Mine. Taylor was located on the south side of Keswick. Taylor began to grow in 1895 shortly after the ground was broken for the...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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I was told once that the purpose of art is to remind us that we are human. (I know too many who have forgotten that fact.) Art comes in many forms: writing, music, dance, painting, fashi
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A Redding man said he was thankful for "airbags and seat belts" this morning, saying they allowed him to walk away from a freeway wreck.
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Do we forget that we are to be stewards of our own bodies as well. God gave us this body to be an instrument, an instrument used for His greater glory. If we trash our bodies, what is that saying about our respect for God's gift.If we neglect our bodies, what is that saying about our thoughts
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I was a college student in the desert city of Albuquerque, N.M., when I first read a news article about a homeowner who'd yanked out the lawn to save water (did I mention this was the desert?) and, for her...
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The Shasta County supervisors voted this morning to spend $458,000 in Homeland Security grants on drills and equipment for county agencies.
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I just wanted to post a photo of the plaque I received for Special Recognition by the Shasta Association of REALTORS for "outstanding performance, participation, and professional support," in 2009. I was presented the award at a banquet I unfortunately couldn't attend(!) but the plaque is very nice. Last year I was Commu
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Last weekend was 1/2 price entry for Redding residents. I took a few shots of the Arboretum. There were a lot of folks out enjoying the sunny day. Still early Spring, so not much in bloom there. Coming soon though, so don’t miss it. It’s Really Redding.
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Not that Shasta College's former prez needs the work. From the City Times: San Jose City College hired former Ohlone College president Doug Treadway as the interim president Feb. 16. He will fill in, while the school seeks replacement for...
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Today’s FDotD seemed farther out of town when it listed and sold in 2001 for $127K. The town grew larger over the decade, but the price of this home, not so much. Was it a lost decade, or is this simply the buy of a decade? You decide. According to records this home was b
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A series of winter storms should roll over the north state this week, with the first hitting today.
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It’s Tuesday, time for a NaiSaiKu Challenge. It’s poetry, wit ha fun twist.horizon glows orange,another sunrise beckons us,fresh ideas, new thoughts bustle,IT’S DAWN ON A NEW DAYfresh ideas, new thoughts bustle,another sunrise beckon
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Igo Store owner Tom Schlenker has been at the center of the Igo community for many years. His one-stop shop IS the middle of town, and he personally is right there for every fundraiser and good cause. N
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As many of you already know, I often speak of us Christians needing to take the harder road, picking up our crosses, and enduring trial after trial until we receive our heavenly reward..This is true
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Last fall, “Backstage Pass” with behind-the-scenes video by Tom Ramont gave readers an inside look at The Dance Project’s “Cascade Christmas,” from auditions to performance. &
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What is your favorite band? Favorite song by that band?
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To be honest, as I like to be whenever I can, I've never cared much about my birthday. Growing up, birthdays were the days other kids had parties and got presents. I felt lucky to get a cake from my mother (chocolate with custard filling), $5 from my daddy and a lick in the face from my dog.
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SWITCH SHOWS SENSE: Hats off to Redding City Councilman Rick Bosetti. If you only have money to get your kid breakfast, you don't buy an ice cream cone. A $25,000 special election is not needed as much as a police officer or firefighter.
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Here's the deal with freight trains: Even a slow-moving one will really ruin your Friday night if you're stuck in its path. And jumping in front of one to save someone else is putting your own skin at serious risk. When a driver stuck on the tracks needs to be not just invited or coaxed but physically pulled from her vehicl
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Every poll shows there are few things California's burgeoning Latino community wants more from government this year than immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship for persons now in this country illegally, also known as amnesty.
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Leave us some dirt Bill Carlson's letter to the editor Thursday hit several nails on the head. We could walk on city streets if we wished to walk on pavement.
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Vehicle strikes and kills mountain lion FALL RIVER MILLS - A mountain lion was killed by a car Monday night on Glenburn Road north of Highway 299, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
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Showcase a home to benefit refuge HomeHop - formerly the Cottage Tour - is looking for homes that sport that do-it-yourself flair.
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A state grant-giving agency aimed at improving the environment and economics of the Sierra Nevada is set to hold a board meeting this week in Anderson.
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1910: A young man hired a rig from a local liveryman to go for a drive. Later, the horse came running back into town, but the driver was missing. The driver later appeared in a demented condition. It could not be ascertained whether the man had met with an accident or had suddenly become insane while on the road.
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Lillian Hendrix, a member of one of the north state's pioneer families, ended life where she began - in Oak Run. But during her 96 years, she lived in Alaska, decorated a cake for a president and raised race horses.
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Carli Lewis chose the right day to visit the Shasta County Department of Social Services. The 25-year-old unemployed Redding resident was turning in some paperwork with her 1-year-old son on Monday when she was told about a possible job opportunity through the county's Family Assistance through Contracted Employment Service
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It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing. The Boondocker Ball - a 1940s-style USO dinner and dance to raise funds for a proposed Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center - will have plenty of that doo-ah, doo-ah, doo-ah.
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After months of repeated repairs, the Rancho Road sewer line is functional and tied to the city system, according to Redding officials.
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SACRAMENTO - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger threatened last week to veto a bill that would reduce a corporate tax break, calling it a tax increase. He says requiring Amazon.com to collect tax dollars already owed is a new tax burden.
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Wes Matthews and Andy Freeman fondly recall leaving campus to grab a lunchtime burrito at Senor Rosas. So when the Shasta High School graduates learned the longtime Mexican eatery near the Wolves' campus had closed, they felt compelled to buy the business and revive it.
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Enterprise's Brian Tofflemire and Shasta's Samantha Schmidbauer head into next week's California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation as top seeds in the boys and girls skiing slalom and GS disciplines.
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The Foothill High School baseball team opened up with a 10-2 win Monday over Foothill.The Cougars' Andrew Millner, Brandon Erickson and Eric Vidal combined for a no-hit, 15 strikeout performance. Erickson gave up two unearned runs in the fifth.
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Walk into a certain downtown Redding warehouse on a Wednesday evening and you'll see a 30-by-40-foot layout - a model city with four to six trains running throughout it - and six or eight sets of legs sticking out from underneath.
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Jim Parks, the former Shasta College men's basketball coach who led the Knights to the 1981-1982 Division II state title, is slated to be inducted into the California Community College Basketball Coaches' Association Hall of Fame.
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Xylitol: A sugar that’s good for your teeth! No, that title’s not a typo. Researchers have found a sweetener (Xylitol) that is actually good for your teeth. This is by far the best news to come out of the profession of…
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"Hot Air Quarterly," that is. March seems late for the winter issue to be coming out, but the Exalted Ink Monkeys run on their own schedule....
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A couple of people asked about the homemade mayonnaise I make. Here is the recipe, slightly tweaked from an old Sunset Magazine cookbook. You can adjust the flavorings to taste (I usually add some Tabasco and freshly ground pepper). For some reason the food processor is much less reliable than the blender in mak
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Say this for Michael Savage - unlike Rush or Hannity you never know what you're going to get when you dial in (3 p.m. weekdays on KCNR1460). Today, for instance, out of the blue, he played this wonderful clip...
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Violet Klaseen - mother, wife, grandmother, friend, teacher, Francophile, traveler and community activist - died suddenly Thursday morning., Feb. 25. She was 88. Violet Grace Hardies was born Sept. 12, 1921,
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The enthusiasm that kindergartners and first-graders have for a Dr. Seuss reading could, if bottled and sold in your local pharmacy, treat much of what ails America. And the enthusiasm of Juniper's Vanita Ulch, who looks as good in a...
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These shots were taken recently of participants in the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski & Snowboard Federation at the Mt. Shasta Board and Ski Park Feb 8, 2010 Song: Inquiring Minds by
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The bill I flagged the other day, which would bar new national monuments in California ( a detail that had eluded me) without Congress' consent, is in fact part of a string of measures being introduced by Republican members of...
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I keep hearing that California's employers are hie-ing out for friendlier desert climes. One forecaster sees a different picture. From the Bee: The recession in hard-hit California isn't over yet, but 2010 labor market projections released last week forecast modest...
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Loans from city-owned utilities to the general fund are quite the topic of discussion lately. The controversy doesn't seem to bother anyone in the city of Shasta Lake, though. Here's a tidbit from the city's mid-year budget review. Staff recommends...
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It was the fourth powerhouse built by Northern California Power Company. Over 2000 men were employed on its construction which began in 1910; it was completed in 1911. It was built of native stone and was 116 ft. 6 inches...
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The environmental reviews for Salt Creek Heights -- a subdivision that would occupy the westernmost vacant land on Highway 299 before hitting the Redding city limits -- seem to be taking so long, the real estate market might well recover...
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I marvel at the many hometowns Jim Nielsen is reported to have. From the Monterey Herald: -- Felony burglary is currently defined as entering a building or vehicle with intent to resist, delay, or obstruct police, allowing fleeing criminals to...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Shasta County's assistant district attorney, Bob Maloney, has decided the DA's office is a mess. He's heard from enough fed-up local law-enforcement officials. He's decided it's time for a change and he's the man to bring it. The trick? He's...
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In case you haven’t see this viral video. It made my morning. Not ReallyRedding, although it would be fun.
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Loved A Single Man. Tom Ford’s film made me feel like I had eaten an exotic psychedelic mushroom. Wonderful, beautifully bittersweet. I left the theater feeling deeply moved and psychically altered. Tom Ford gave me a truly cinematic experience. Colin Firth was dreamy. The best films, are like dreaming while awake. So
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A woman was taken to the hospital with neck pain following a three-vehicle wreck this morning in downtown Redding.
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The popular q97 radio hosts took over the Cascade Saturday night for a 90-minute variety show to celebrate the milestone. The proceeds went to Make-A-Wish and the Cascade Theatre Fund. Good guys....
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Today’s FDotD is directly adjacent to the upscale Placer Pines subdivision. We are told it was nicely remodeled, including granite slab counters, hardwood, and tile flooring, but that the appliances didn’t make it intact through he foreclosure process. We still w
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A series of three storms is set to hit the north state this week, starting late tonight.
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Wine tasting is not a spectator sport - a full participation of all team members is essential for success and fun. This column is in honor of the recent Winter Games in Vancouver, which seemed good timing to toast this…
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Photo from BestChoiceHome.net As home remodeling specialists, we receive many phone calls from people who are in need of a kitchen remodel, but are on a limited budget.  A comm
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Redding Police Officer Kip Kinneavy’s partner, Vermut, was one of the first members of the police department to enter the U.S. Bank in Burney during the Dec. 15 three-hour robbery standoff. Vermut, a police canine, was lifted i
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Although still in his 20s, trumpeter Paul Senn has already made his mark in the jazz world, both with his horn and as a vocalist. He was raised in Redding and left for college in the Sacramento area. While attending American…
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What is your favorite candy bar? (Click here to answer.)
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Writers from The Washington Post to Fox News describe a declining respect for governmental institutions. Much of this can be explained by the economic stresses many people face today.
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After a rough start on the road, the Knights looked right at home playing on their own field.The Shasta College softball team finally got its offense going, sweeping Santa Rosa 8-0 and 4-1 in Sunday's doubleheader.
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The Shasta College men's basketball team lost 75-60 to No. 1 Ohlone on Saturday.The 16th-seeded Knights played the Renegades tough in the first half, but couldn't keep pace with the top-seeded team in a junior college Northern California playoff game.
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THE CROSBY SHOW: Sidney Crosby's overtime goal gave Canada the gold medal in hockey, beating the United States 3-2 - its second men's championship in the last three Olympics. The U.S. had tied it when Zach Parise scored with 24.4 seconds left in regulation.
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Simpson offering classes for seniors Simpson University is launching a new series of courses aimed at north state seniors.
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Improvements to the trail up Lassen Peak will start this spring, and are expected to take five summers to complete. "The time frame to work up there is just so limited," said Darlene Koontz, superintendent at Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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The Redding City Council on Tuesday will likely reverse a decision to ask voters in June whether the city clerk should be appointed.
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If Fiona Garcia had been caught playing outside in Friday's rain, she probably would have been in trouble.What a difference a couple of days make.
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1910: A splendid program was presented by schoolchildren from Coram on Saturday night. The audience thoroughly enjoyed the efforts of the performers. The idea of the entertainment and its successful completion were due to the painstaking attention of Mrs. Bertie Thatcher, the principal, who figured it would be a neat way to
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Always report suspected abuse The Cottonwood Christmas boy was destined to die but for the anonymous concerned citizen and the sheriff's deputy who did his job in exemplary fashion.
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Critics say that the California Legislature has far more pressing business than such frivolities as "Cuss Free Week," which begins today. Nonsense.
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MONEY TALKS: His staff wrote the letters requesting stimulus money for Shasta Crystals in Anderson. His hands are clean. Herger can still claim that he was against the stimulus plan before he was against it.
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Young authors and illustrators are encouraged to take pen in hand and let their imaginations soar by taking part in the PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest. Formerly known as the Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest, the fun-filled competition is…
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What's your favorite sandwich? Do you make it yourself or go somewhere special to buy it? What's in it?! View 1592 Answers Although a sandwich someone else makes for you always taste
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Newlyweds Esther Crance and Art Messina. It must have been a divinely inspired connection because Riverside’s Esther Crance only posted her profile information fo
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On the story today about Sheriff Bosenko wanting to use Homeland Security grant $$$ to buy two tiny remote-controlled robots: 420PoolGuy writes: I keep coming back because this cracks me up. Tommy Gun Bosenko want 2, yes 2 robots to...
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Ask Janis Logan, co-owner of the Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant across from the Cascade Theatre. Her Tuesday evening business is down "70 percent" since the hit TV talent show returned to the air. "I didn't believe it at first....
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If you can't make it to the Redding Chamber's coffee klatch with "Plunder!" author Steven Greenhut Wednesday morning at the Builders' Exchange, you can watch him on C-Span here or hear him at 8 a.m. Monday on KCNR1460 (Carl and...
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I was at Trader Joe's this afternoon and ran into DF, who was my supervisor years ago when I worked at The Building From Hell. "How is it where you are?" she asked. I gave my standard answer: "They could give me a $10-an-hour raise and I wouldn't go back to Cascade [the old workplace]. The worst day at my job is still fifty
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Here are charts comparing sales activity among the top local brokerages for 2009. Coldwell Banker C&C Properties is far and away the most active and successful brokerage in the area. Please remember this important fact when trying to make a choice about which REALTOR to utilize. We are successful for good reason.
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People who root on acts of terrorism and call for violent uprising against their own democratically elected government -- as a commenter does right here on Redding.com this morning -- have forfeited any right to be treated politely, but I'm...
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I feel so very blessed that I have a life where I get to see and be around my kids everyday. Some of that is due to our decision to Homeschool, but mostly because we want to be a constant influence i
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Listed as a 6 bedroom 3 bath home, we wandered around, and lost count. This is the big house you’ve seen just west of the pyramid shaped First Presbytarian church at the top of the hill going west on Placer Street. It
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They sure did! The following items are from the Shasta Courier newspaper in 1862: March 15, 1862: The steamboat Rainbow is making two trips a week above Red Bluff to Readings Ranch, a distance of 50 miles. This has been...
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I'm told another pedestrian was hit recently in the same Court Street crosswalk that claimed the life of a county employee last year. In the latest case, the woman was hit by a driver apparently distracted by waving to a...
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According to the SacBee a good number of state workers are ignoring the rules and turning unused vacation into handsome career-ending paychecks. Excerpt: Beyond the state employees who have exceeded their allowed limits, the state has seen hundreds of state...
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I have finally finished my Joey doll. The first Soft Boy. Thanks, Robyn Hitchcock and dear Moises. I will have a hard time parting with him. He is so sweet and cute and cuddly and he has great hair. I left off Joey’s glasses because  after his trip to heaven he’s all brand new and can see [...]
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The prompt over at Sunday Scribblings is ‘big dreams.”Unscripted“Quiet on set, we’re live in five, four, three, two, one…”The sensors? No I don’t feel ‘em. They’re wrapped in a little foam stickie and that stickie attaches to the
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Editor's note: Today, the Record Searchlight introduces a new column by Shingletown resident Nathan Zeliff, an authorized instructor for concealed weapon permit courses in Shasta County. His column on gun safety and issues will run every other week in the Outdoors section.
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A number of new state fishing regulations take effect on Monday that includes a year-round closure of sturgeon fishing on the Sacramento River from the Keswick Dam to the Highway 162 bridge near Butte City.
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Q: I would like to keep a longtime neighborhood friend out of trouble.
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President Barack Obama wants to end the "don't ask, don't tell" policy within the armed forces. What would replace it? Do ask, do tell? When I was in the military, I don't remember having a conversation about the sex lives of my fellow servicemen. I didn't care about their bedroom behavior and they apparently didn't care ab
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Richard and Janet Gilmore of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 20 at their daughter's home.
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An April 25 wedding at the Family Celebration Center in Redding is planned by Starla Collette and Rodger Crowell, both of Redding.
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June 26 wedding is planned by Rachel Hays and Devin LaHorgue, both of Redding.
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On Nov. 21, Kim Randel of Sykesville, Md., and Roger Garrett of Redding were married in a beach ceremony in Boca Raton, Fla.
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All across this huge country, millions of Canadians are hoping their Olympic team has saved the best for last. Canada's men's hockey team can avenge an earlier loss to the United States and win the gold medal today.
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GOLDEN CANADA: With victories by its men's curling team, its men's pursuit speedskating team and slalom snowboarder Jasey-Jay Anderson, Canada assured itself of winning the most gold medals at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and set a record for most golds by the host of a Winter Games. With 13 gold medals, Canada has tied the
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The Shasta College men's basketball team lost 75-60 to No.1 Ohlone on Saturday
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Marcus Zachary and Travis Gallegos share the title of 2010 Northern Section wrestling champions. Their final matches to secure section crowns Saturday at the Redding Convention Center couldn't have been more different.
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Sometimes lost among the slew of playoff basketball games at this time of the year is the Northern Section Masters wrestling tournament.
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You never get a second chance to make a first impression.It's as old as the hills - and true.But you always have a chance to make a lasting impression.
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The Redding Tigers beat the Weaverville Lumberjacks 10-5 at the 2010 Haiti Earthquake Victims baseball tournament at Big League Dreams.
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Major League Baseball Properties (MLBP) has sued Upper Deck (UD) for trademark infringement and for $2.4 million it supposedly owes MLBP. Upper Deck has responded. According to a Michael O'Keefe article posted on www.NewYorKDailyNews.com, UD claimed that using game-action photos is "fair use," claiming those shots
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Information technology continues to provide layers of connectivity that are strengthened and widened not by day but increasingly by the minute.
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SunRidge Farms sells natural snacks Santa Cruz is known for its beaches, amusement park and the University of California at Santa Cruz. And it's adjacent to Watsonville, one of the produce capitals of the world.
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The chair of the Shasta County Supervisors each year appoints other supervisors to sit on a number of boards.
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On a soggy February morning when Shasta County offices were closed in observance of Lincoln's Birthday, two men came to work anyway to perform a job they say is never done.
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Q: What can investors do to be more socially responsible? Mutual funds options Have you heard about socially responsible mutual funds? These funds typically screen out industries involved with products or services that may be controversial.
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Five years ago, it was a stop on the Redding Showcase of Homes - a parade of luxury in the gated Stanford Hills subdivision.
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Shasta High team wins Science Bowl Team One from Shasta High School came out on top at Saturday's Redding Regional Science Bowl.
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Walmart suits have high prices As we have all read in the papers, three Red Bluff area residents - Wilkie Talbert, Clarice Meyer, Mary Anker and their "association" - have sued the city for a third time to stop, or at least delay, construction of the Walmart Supercenter. As reported, these "residents," one of whom does not
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I read with interest Sunday's articles about fundraising and the tenor of the upcoming race between myself and Doug LaMalfa for your Senate seat.
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Google, the Internet search giant, wants to roll out an experimental fiber-optic network that would give the community where it's built faster Internet service than most users can imagine - 1 gigabit per second, about a thousand times faster than standard home DSL service in Redding.
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Just who do those people at Gallup think they are, anyway?According to the famous polling company, Shasta County is a terrible place to live and people aren't happy here.
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The Shasta and Enterprise high school music departments are coming together this year to raise money to benefit their programs.
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Shasta County supervisors will vote Tuesday on how to spend $458,982 in federal grant money to improve struggling general fund departments.
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Problems, problems, problems.They were everywhere Saturday at Mountain View Middle School in Redding.But so were about 300 bright, energetic, creative and determined problem solvers.
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TUESDAY Anderson City Council: 7 p.m., Anderson City Hall, 1887 Howard St., 378-6646. Red Bluff City Council: 7 p.m., City Hall, 555 Washington St., 527-2605.
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COTTONWOOD Friday Receipts: 703; Feb. 19: 1,274.Compared with previous sale: Slaughter cows and bulls steady to $1 lower. Market mostly steady and good. Very few yearlings. Off lots and singles $7-$10 lower than top offerings.
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1910: Horticultural Commissioner G.A. Lamiman was in town inspecting fruit trees. He said more than 4,000 fruit trees, mostly peach and apple, and more than 200 ornamental trees had been shipped into Shasta County since the first of January.
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The Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, culminate this weekend, but those games held just as much excitement as Saturday's gathering of Special Olympians at Shasta High School in Redding.
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Mercy Medical Center, Redding Births Jan. 1: Todd and Christine Coy of Cottonwood, a girl. Jan. 1: Donald and Laura Lauf of Redding, a boy.
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Q: Thank you for bringing light to the ever-increasing costs of living and doing business in this state. Your next topic should be highlighting some of the ways that the state could reduce their costs, i.e. Caltrans. And what about the California Highway Patrol and its personal air force? How can you or anyone in the state
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State transportation crews are at a mudslide on Highway 299 in Trinity County, but drivers are able to get around the hazard, a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said tonight.
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Team One from Shasta High School came out on top at today's Redding Regional Science Bowl.
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The Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C., culminate this weekend, but those games held just as much excitement as today’s gathering of Special Olympians at Shasta High School in Redding.
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Some 300 students put their brains to work today at the 11th annual Odyssey of the Mind Regional Tournament in Redding.
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I’m so tired of hearing: ”Muslims caused 911 and barack is one of them blah blah blah” I’m not being political here, nor am I defending Obama in any political sense, I am however against narrow mindedness whom ever the target may be. Islam did not attack us, a fanatical sect of deranged indiv
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Jesus is all Truth, therefore anything that proceeds from his mouth must be held as complete, lacking nothing. Therefore any gaps in understanding that may seem as contradictions we must except as lack of understanding on our part. Not Gods. So both are true. There is the reality of a very real hell looming over [...]
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Go down to the seashore to have a look. Terrifying footage from Hilo on the Big Island from 50 years ago....
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iPhone pics… This weekend I’m speaking 4 times at Pocono Community Church in Pocono, Pennsylvania.  The weekend started out this morning with a Porn and Pancakes event, but before hand I looked out from my hotel room to the following scene: The next three services are tomorrow morning, so with most of today rem
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You periodically hear about how far advanced some European countries -- Germany and Denmark, in particular -- are in the field of renewable power, compared with the United States. Wind and solar, in particular, are far more common there than...
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Example after example can be found nationwide of discounted prices for high-end real estate. Nicholas Cage recently reduced the asking price for his 11,817 square foot English Tudor in ritzy Bel Air from $35 million to $17.5 million. A 21,897 square foot mansion in Greenwich, Conn. with 14 bedrooms, 13.5 bathrooms on 40
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Commenter "McGoran" bravely enters the fray on today's story about the furlough lawsuit and sticks up for the much-maligned state worker. Along the way, he makes one very good point: Yes government is bloated & redundant. That is the nature...
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Clergy giving testimonials on how the Apostolate for Family Consecration has touched their lives at a Catholic Familyland Event.I was shocked to see that they included a clip of me in this video..... They (The Apostolate) truly brings out the best in all of us.For more i
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Maria Louise Madeline Coin was the feisty wife of Douglas Cone and lived on the long-established Cone Ranch in Red Bluff. It was said she rode around the ranch on her donkey. She married Douglas in 1889, and when he...
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The Center for Biological Diversity, an exceptionally litigious environmental group based (if I'm not mistaken) in Arizona, is one of the more prominent private players pushing for stricter enforcement of the Endangered Species Act. Of particular note to north state...
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A Fiction in 58TrickShe appeases his senses with elaborate makeup and revealing clothing. She never says much during these sessions, maybe some slight cooing or a breathless “how’s that” when she sees his mind begin to wander.It’s a hard life on the streets, but she considers the alternatives
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It's never easy to tell a client that their home just doesn't seem appealing or that it's too clutter, busy and distracting. I have great dvd videos that I leave behind when doing listing presentations to give to my clients and occassionally send them links like the video below so they get the idea. For those of you cont
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The Wildflower Wand and the February Fake-Out: My gardening friend John Whittlesey, of Canyon Creek Nursery outside of Oroville, is working on a landscape design job in the Stonyford area. He wrote to me in mid-February desc
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I am so very, very stoked! Prime 11 has come through again this year to allow me to see the film I have most been looking forward to this Academy Award season — A Single Man. I delighted in the Fresh Air interviews with first, director, Tom Ford and then lead actor, Colin Firth. Both so [...]
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Today’s FDotD is not far east of Redding, in a nice location on a good sized chunk of land, in what might better be described as Bella Vista, despite the Redding zip code. According to records it last sold in 1999 for just under $200K, so has appreciated over the decade.
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EWA BEACH, Hawaii (AP) -- A tsunami threatened nations around the Pacific Rim today, with an 8.8-magnitude earthquake off Chile sending potentially deadly waves across the ocean as fast as a jetliner.
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Mostly cloudy skies are forecast for Redding today with Sunday shaping up to be a sunny day with a high temperature near 68 degrees, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento are saying.
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If you're the delightful actor/director/diarist Richard E. ("Withnail & I") Grant, it's porridge. Every morning. Even though you "detest" it. Prepared by your wife of 23 years. A wonderful clip from some BBC program....
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Can tell my former "Buzz on the Street" partner enjoyed himself writing about the prospect of the "Coyote Ugly"-style dancers returning to the California Street bar: ...Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control gave bar dancers the boot at Johnny's Cathouse ...Shasta...
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This soup is a staple at our house in the winter. I made it the other day with Funari's Italian Sausage and was VERY impressed by how lean and meaty this sausage is. And flavorful -- and LOCAL.Find these spicy treats at the Holiday Market or at Leatherby's in downtown Redding or online at their web site:
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Maybe the Knights were a little too fired up before their playoff game. Because the Shasta College women's basketball team never could find its offensive rhythm in a 45-40 home loss to Chabot on Friday. The Knights, seeded seventh, seemed ready to go at the start of the junior college Northern California playoff game. But o
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WEAVERVILLE — Kenny Swain failed in his first chance to be the hero of Weaverville. When he got a second opportunity, Swain threw the Wolf Den into a state of jubilation.
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SHASTA LAKE — Moving on, that's the name of the playoff game. The third-seeded Central Valley High School boys basketball team played the game well enough Friday to beat No. 6 Mount Shasta 49-41 in the second round of the Northern Section Division IV playoffs. "I told the guys, in the playoffs, it doesn't matter if you wi
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Despite what happened Friday, when the Knights faithful look back on the 2009-2010 basketball season it should be with fond memories. After all, it isn't often that both the school's men and women win basketball league titles in the same season. Riding back from Weed after the regular-season finale against College of the Si
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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office Friday appealed a judge's order to end a controversial furlough program and award back pay to tens of thousands of state workers, including many in the Redding area.
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Republican politicians, including the north state's Rep. Wally Herger, have staked immense political energy on attacking last year's federal stimulus program, one of President Barack Obama's signature early initiatives. When they turn around and help constituents bring home a share of it, the hypocrisy is too palpable to ig
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Redding plans tree giveaway Redding plans to give away more than 700 tree and shrub seedlings next month to celebrate Arbor Day.
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Enough already. California's oaks have suffered from drought, wildfire, chain saws, parking lots and pathogens. Now there's another peril: gold- spotted oak borer.
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Q: Beyond the restrictions on nonprofit organizations, do you believe that religious groups should influence politics? What should/shouldn't they do?
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When Ed Ochoa moved from the Bay Area to Redding several years ago, he noticed a more trusting attitude in the north state. "It was a completely different thing. Everybody locked everything up there," he said.
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Canadian fans will pack the stands to cheer for gold in a favorite sport today. No, not hockey - curling, when Canada's men face Norway in the final. Those crazy pants worn by the Norwegians have made them popular at the Olympics, but not against the home team.
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Q: How does a Federal Housing Administration loan affect a sale? What does an FHA loan mean for a buyer? For a seller?
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What would the Northern Section Division V playoffs be without a Redding Christian-Liberty Christian matchup? The third-seeded Patriots handled No. 7 Tulelake 49-40 on Friday and the No. 10 Lions went to Weed and rolled the No. 2 Cougars 67-62 to force a semifinal match Wednesday at Liberty for a berth in the D-V finals on
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Mixer Girls opens at former Cruz The drive-through coffee business at Market and Trinity streets in downtown Redding is no longer called Coffee Cruz.
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They're skills that go beyond the boundaries of the business world: creativity and compromise.Those are the talents 17-year-old Crystal Stanfill says she's honing as she and her teammates prepare for the upcoming competition put on by the Young Entrepreneur Program. YEP, hosted by the Small Business Development Center at S
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It's cold and raining, and you just need to pull into the local 7-Eleven to buy milk. Your 2-year-old is sound asleep in a car seat, safely in the back seat.
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Today is Saturday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2010. There are 307 days left in the year.
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Friday's storm did not quite live up to its hype - at least not for those on the valley floor.
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More than a year after the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control gave bar dancers the boot at Johnny's Cathouse, the downtown Redding nightspot is working to bring back the high-stepping entertainment.
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Woman hospitalized after rollover on I-5 ANDERSON — A 37-year-old Redding woman was in critical condition Friday night from injuries she suffered in a rollover crash on northbound Interstate 5.
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Violet Grace Klaseen, a longtime schoolteacher and community volunteer who rarely missed a City Council meeting and was an instrumental force in the Shasta Women's Refuge, died Thursday at Mercy Medical Center in Redding. She was 88.
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OCTO-OHNO: Apolo Anton Ohno anchored the United States to a bronze-medal finish in the 5,000-meter short-track speedskating relay, earning his eighth career Olympic medal. Earlier in the evening, he was disqualified in the 500 final, apparently for causing a crash in the final turn. It was Ohno’s third medal of the Vancou
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Thinking she’d be only going out to dinner, and perhaps catching movie, Erin Sullivan didn’t grab her jacket late Thursday afternoon as she hopped into Jason Carpenter’s four-wheel drive Ford Bronco.
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At least, he doesn't want the Obama administration to follow Bill Clinton's lead and designate national monuments without Congress' say-so. He's introduce a bill that would bar the practice. No text yet, but the title says it all: Title: To...
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A Redding man pulled a woman out of her car that was stuck on the railroad tracks Friday night just before a slow-moving freight train plowed into the vehicle.
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President Obama’s exchange with Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) on catastrophic coverage and health savings accounts was one of the highlights of the Bipartisan Health Care Reform summit and shows the kind of worker-centered communication that Democrats need to adopt. It is their natural vernacular. Senator Bar
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Remember that famous national debt clock in New York City? Here's a long-ago photo. This web site takes it to another level. Scary....
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Here's another fun maternity session from this past week. It's so nice to be able to photograph this time of life for new parents to be. Congrats guys! Can't wait to meet t
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Tehama County Arts Council invites local residents to apply for a one-time grant not exceeding the sum of $500 to promote and enrich art in our community.
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"1225" is our winner who correctly guessed the mystery photo as the Diestelhorst Auto Camp located near the Diestelhorst Bridge and the Sacramento River. Congratulations "1225"! i5trucker almost had it, but not completely. Sorry i5trucker :-( "1225" wins a...
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The local Shasta Association of REALTORS recently hosted a talk by Shasta County Assessor Recorder Leslie Morgan and a few of her staff. They include David Baker, Bruce Copeland, Wayne Stephens, and Cathy Scott. They fielded questions regar
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I have a certain indescribable aesthetic when it comes to jewelry. I don’t generally like gold, though if I came upon some ancient Celtic jewelry I’d wear gold. Both pairs of earrings purchased this year  have lost their mates. I decided to just by fat beads to slip onto silver hoops I have. I’ve  alread
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State Attorney General Jerry Brown is warning California homeowners in mortgage distress about a new scam designed to skirt recently implemented loan modification regulations. If you haven’t heard, it is now illegal for real estate agents, attorneys or anyone else  to charge upfront fees for loan modification s
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WEAVERVILLE — A former administrative coordinator of the Trinity County Probation Department has been sentenced to one year in jail for embezzling about $13,000, officials with the Trinity County District Attorney’s Office announced today.
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Shasta Dam's actually in good shape this year, and we've got some nice rain. That should make farmers relatively happy when they hear the Bureau of Reclamations' water allocation, which the Fresno Bee reports is expected today. For San Joaquin...
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The federal index that cast the national spotlight on Redding seven years ago released its fourth-quarter 2009 survey this week. Home values in the Redding area, which includes Anderson and Shasta Lake, fell 7.3 percent over the final three months of 2009 compared with the same quarter in 2008, according to the F
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A 37-year-old Redding woman suffered major injuries today when her car rolled over on northbound Interstate 5 south of of Riverside Avenue, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
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I don't think I'll have room for this, but my friendly neighborhood IRS public affairs rep sends a long a heartfelt Op-Ed inspired by the nut who crashed his plane into the IRS building in Austin, Texas, last week. The...
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies this morning rescued a Redding man and woman who became stuck in a foot of snow Thursday evening on a rugged road west of town.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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"Cuss Free Week?" What the -- ? From the Merc: SACRAMENTO -- Feeling a little salty, Californians? Better get it out of your system while you can. Amid the ongoing -- and occasionally tense -- debate over how to clean...
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Watched New Englanders digging out of record snow again on TV. Since much of national news is East Coast based, it seems to be big news everywhere you look. And in fact it looks rough out there. Are you growing tired of dirty snow? Consider Redding. It’s raining today, but that’s just lovely. Fills up [...]
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Two brothers, who had been drinking, were reported fighting at their trailer about 4:15 a.m. Friday in the 3500 block of Timber lane in Anderson.
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Can you guess what and where this place is located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest everyone! 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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A small herd of horses that had been running loose in the area of Rhonda Road and Lynn Hart Drive in Cottonwood have been rounded up and returned to their pasture, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Here’s another luxury home, post foreclosure. We can’t help featuring these, although we know you love the sub $150K category best. We predicted that we’d see more high-end homes as the Option ARM and “pick a payment” loans reset on
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More rain in the forecast for today, with thunderstorms also possible after 4 p.m, according to the National Weather Service.
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Father Ignatius was at the supermarket pushing his trolley slowly from one aisle to the next and reading his shopping list as he went along. He rarely visited the confectionery counters but this time he made a special detour to buy a box of chocolates for Mrs Davenport, his housekeeper, whose birthday was the following day
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While I've not met him in person, blogger and confessed music snob Scott Hudson and I share an affinity for The Replacements. He blogs, he's on Twitter and he also does a nifty little music podcast called "The Ledge" (a nod to one of the most well-crafted songs by The Mats lead singer, Paul Westerberg).Scott's b
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Thanks to tallblue for the lovely colorful bunch of balloons!
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Here is his document:PASCENDI DOMINICI GREGIS ENCYCLICAL OF POPE PIUS XON THE DOCTRINESOF THE MODERNISTS
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BURNEY - Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito declared Thursday that sheriff's deputies were justified in the fatal shooting of a Chico man who shot two bank customers and held tellers hostage for three hours in a Main Street bank late last year.
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Last Friday, the Starship Enterprise landed with pomp and circumstance in the heart of my old alma mater.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historical places in the north state.
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Two local rising music virtuosos will perform this weekend with the Shasta Symphony.
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SACRAMENTO - A former Shasta and Tehama County man who was a fugitive for nearly two years was sentenced Thursday to more than three years in prison after pleading guilty last year to growing more than 100 marijuana plants.
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Today is Friday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2010. There are 308 days left in the year.
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Redding is back in the Bigs, completely.
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Employees in Shasta County's largest bargaining unit have offered to pay their own retirement contributions in exchange for a promise that their contracts won't be otherwise changed and will be extended by two years.
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COTTONWOOD - A Cottonwood home was laid bare this week by burglars who stripped the residence of everything from its refrigerator and dishwasher to flooring and ceiling fans.
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Writing contest seeks entries Young authors and illustrators are encouraged to take pen in hand and let their imaginations soar by taking part in the PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest.
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Chemical mix causes pharmacy evacuation A cloud of gas produced by a chemical reaction caused an evacuation of Owens Pharmacy in downtown Redding on Thursday evening.
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Spotted owl all over again It seems we haven't learned from our mistakes.
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Amazingly, the congressional hearings on Toyota were relatively civilized.
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From its debut in 2007 to its final report this week, Shasta Forward has labored under a cloud.
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Stimulus money is helping a high-tech company in Anderson grow.
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The time has come for Lindsey and Apolo to make their exits.
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QUEEN REIGNS: Fast, precise and graceful, Kim Yu-na is in a class of her own. She took figure skating to a new level in the free skate, shattering her own world record and winning the gold medal by a wide margin. It's the first Winter Olympics gold for South Korea in a sport other than speedskating. She's already her countr
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Thanks for stepping up to the Take-Out Window, where I’ll be dishing out big portions of local news, community event previews and useful information, spiced with the occasional thought-provoking comment.
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There is nothing simple about speech, and there is nothing simple about speech delay - starting with the challenge of diagnosing it. Every pediatrician knows the frustration of trying to quantify the speech and language skills of a screaming toddler. How…
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Police are searching for a man who attempted to grab cash out of a woman’s hand tonight at the Bank of America’s ATM machine here on Main Street.
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A cloud of gas produced by a chemical reaction caused an evacuation of Owens Pharmacy in Redding this evening.
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I was struck by this anecdote, told at today's bipartisan health care "summit," reported by the Wall Street Journal: Sen. Kent Conrad (D., N.D.) told of how he discovered his father-in-law was taking 16 medications. When he went down the...
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I asked the other day why the heck Redding wasn't at least vying for a spot on Google's list of potential sites for its high-speed broadband pilot project. Turns out Scott Putnam, hard-charging owner of Apex Technology Management in Redding,...
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The word prompt over at OneWord is "drops."Simply ran out of time for an ending, but this could be played with, I think.She is an approaching cold front; he feels her heft and the pressure drops around him, enough to plug his ears painfully.He grips his nose and blow
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Redding history, postage stamps from around the world, and free giveaways for the children: The Redding Stamp Club celebrates a "Tribute to our Postmasters" at the 28th annual North Valley Philatelic Exhibition. Free admission!
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Today’s Health Care Reform Bipartisan Summit began, following the President’s opening remarks, with Senator Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, saying that Obama's plan is too similar to the Senate plan. His
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Redding is back in the Bigs, completely. Redding Radio announced Thursday that it will air Oakland A’s baseball games on FoxSports Radio 1670 AM this summer, and will bring back the Sacramento Kings to north state airwaves beginning March 16 with a game against the Lakers.
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SACRAMENTO — A former Shasta and Tehama County man who was a fugitive for nearly two years was sentenced today to more than three years in prison after pleading guilty last year to growing more than 100 marijuana plants.
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Trinity County has been wrestling with medical-marijuana ordinances for longer than most other local jurisdictions -- and been wrestling with illegal growing for far longer. So it's interesting the take that the supervisors over the divide are taking with their...
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YREKA — A defense motion to move to another county the pending Siskiyou County attempted murder trial of a Hornbrook man who’s accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 3-year-old Yreka girl was continued today to June 17.
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Americans Desperately Need a New Contract With America!
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About that banner head in Monday's paper. The RS ran a clarification yesterday, noting that the family sold the land in '04 to the city and it (the family) isn't the object of a possible criminal investigation by the DA...
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BURNEY -- Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito called a press conference here this morning to declare that sheriff’s deputies were justified in the fatal shooting of a Chico man who shot two bank customers and held tellers hostage for three hours in a Main Street Bank late last year.
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 "Just be prepared to survive on your own for three days." So says Siskiyou County's deputy director of the Office of Emergency Services. The recent snowstorms are certainly a reminder that the Boy Scout creed is one worth keeping in...
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Four Siskiyou County residents pulled over in a pickup Wednesday during an early morning traffic stop near Weed were arrested on a variety of charges, a spokeswoman with the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office said today.
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I recall from school days that physical-education classes sometimes involved classroom teaching -- both the health and sex-ed parts and occasional sit-down lessons on the fundamentals of particular sports. Still, the focus was always on actually getting some exercise. Has...
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David Jensen, president of Redding Distributing Co., has a history of cashing in on economic development flops. Jensen is one of five partners who make up Redding Civic Plaza Group LLC, the consortium that scooped up the vacant, bank-owned Civic Plaza building across from City Hall for a bargain-basement price of
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The following description of the new Chinese "Hong Kong" village at Shasta is from the Shasta Courier newspaper of December 3, 1853: "HONG KONG. Many of our readers, and even a good portion of our townsmen, are unaware of the...
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1. Museum Adventure Night, Volcanoes 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Turtle Bay Exploration Park. Learn about volcanoes with hands-on activities presented by Lassen Volcanic National Park Ranger Steve Zachary. Film “In the Light of Reverence” will be featured at 6 p.m. Free for members; for non-members, tickets are $6 fo
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The city by the bay likes to style itself at the political vanguard, but on issue, Mayor Gavin Newsom is more than a year behind Kurt Starman. From the Chron: It's not a cure-all for San Francisco's sputtering economy, but...
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Holly Day has been a musician since she was a toddler, and she recently released a new CD.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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Joe Martinez wasn’t afraid to mess with success, even in a rough economy.
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Where else but in the saloon at the French Gulch Hotel can you order a drink at a bar that was reputedly built in England a century and a half ago, shipped around the Horn to San Francisco and then hauled by horse and wagon into the heart of Shasta County’s Gold Rush? At the 16-foot-long, 11-foot-high mirrored bar, you
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Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito will announce a decision at 10:30 a.m. today into the Dec. 15 shooting of a bank robber in Burney by sheriff’s deputies.
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Participate in the recent renaissance of the Parkview neighborhood by taking ownership of this stylish bungalo. It’s easy walking distance to the Certified Organic Farmers market and our excellent library. The Parkview area elementary school,
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REU would take a dim view of Colin Beavan and Michelle Conlin, stars of the documentary "No Impact Man." The NYC couple (he an author, she a BusinessWeek staffer) turned off the electricity to their Fifth Avenue co-op for six...
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The Tehama County Sheriff is looking for suspects in a case of kitchen appliance burglary at a Cottonwood home earlier this month.
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October 24, 2009 the ACLU of Northern California's new Executive Director (Abdi Soltani) visited the Shasta County Library to give a presentation.A local woman that has had her civil rights trampled by the family court system here in Redding, attended the event. This woman sat next to a man that noticed her demeanor w
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Weather in Redding today is expected to be wet after 4 p.m.
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What: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant Presents Shasta Blues Revue When: Feb 27 at 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant 1790 Market St, Redding Click here for music samples
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Back when I slugged away in the Record Searchlight newsroom, the argument surfaced again and again between my neighboring colleagues Rob Rogers and Dave Benda. They’d battle the case of who’s better: Jay Farrar or Jeff Tweedy.
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Are you what you wanted to be when you grew up?
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It’s been a while since we chatted. Get yourself a beverage, pull up a chair and put your feet up while we catch up. At the start of the new year I told about some upcoming changes on anewscafe.com
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Today is Thursday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2010. There are 309 days left in the year.
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Foundation assets increase in 2009 The Shasta Regional Community Foundation finished calendar 2009 with $10.4 million in assets, nearly $2 million more than the close of the 2008 fiscal year (June 30) and a $500,000 jump since July 2009.
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With spring just around the corner, consider an equipment checkup before you start walking or bicycling in earnest. Do your shoes fit right? Has your bicycle been fitted to you?
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Q: I have a friend who I believe has some form of Alzheimer's. She gets paranoid that her neighbors are doing something illegal. She takes her dog everywhere she goes as she is convinced that someone is breaking into her home and kicking the dog. She lives alone so I have spoken to her son about her behavior. He lives out o
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Redding Recreation, Shasta High School and Shasta College have teamed up to bring a world-class softball clinic to Redding. On Saturday and Sunday, Barbara Jordan and Cheri Kempf will be in Redding holding three clinics.
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Rail trail's users oppose paving When federal stimulus dollars are used for stupid projects in faraway places, you simply shake your head in wonder. But when they are used locally, in a way that locals actually oppose, then it becomes a matter that requires a response.
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Barbara Jordan, one of the leaders of this weekend's clinics, has an impressive athletic history: eight Olympic gold medals, head coach at Cal State Northridge for 10 years, and an assistant coach for the USA National Women's Softball team for the past five years.
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The White House description of President Barack Obama's health care proposal as his "opening bid" raises the question: With whom is he bidding?
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The good news: Shasta County officials have grumbled for more than a year about Shasta-Trinity National Forest's plans to drastically restrict the use of off-highway vehicles on backcountry roads as part of its "Travel Management Plan" but they've finally found a plan that provides what they think is reasonable access for q
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CANADA, U.S. ADVANCE: The United States men's hockey team got by Switzerland 2-0 and moves to the semifinals Friday against Finland, which beat the Czech Republic by the same score. Canada had an easier time with Russia, routing the world champions 7-3. Canada plays the winner of Sweden-Slovakia.
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It's the moment so many wait for at every Winter Olympics: the free skate in women's figure skating. South Korean Kim Yu-na will go for the gold against Japan's Mao Asada. NBC will carry the final skate in prime time. Today's other highlight is the women's hockey gold medal game between the United States and Canada on MSNBC
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Get ready to add yet another chapter in the rivalry between Trinity High and Fall River High's boys' basketball teams.Both squads won their first-round Northern Section Division V contests Wednesday and the teams will meet at 7 p.m. Friday in Weaverville for the fourth time this year. No. 4 Trinity waxed No. 13 University P
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The Knights made sure their final home game of the season would end in a victory.Kevin Loustale had 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Shasta College men's basketball team beat visiting West Valley 64-50 Wednesday in a junior college Northern California playoff game.
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One sports axiom is that it's hard to beat a team three times in the same year.The No. 3 Liberty Christian High School boys basketball team one-upped that old sports maxim, downing 14th-seeded Los Molinos 78-43 on Tuesday in the opening round of the Northern Section Division V playoffs.
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The storm that slogged through the north state Tuesday dumped even more soaking valley rain and smothering mountain snow than expected, bringing precipitation totals near normal for the first time this winter.
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PALO CEDRO - The Eagles had trouble getting off the ground, and the Lions feasted on rebounds until their half of the scoreboard was plenty full.
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The question of who bought the empty Civic Plaza building across from Redding City Hall has been answered.Redding Civic Plaza Group LLC - an alliance of local businessmen - purchased the 40,500-square-foot, bank-owned building for $2.6 million, according to Shasta County property records.
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Benito to announce decision in shooting Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito will announce a decision at 10:30 a.m. today in the Dec. 15 shooting of a bank robber in Burney by sheriff's deputies.
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ANDERSON - Matt Winn will likely continue to commute more than an hour to and from work until summer while the fire-ravaged lumber mill in Weaverville is being rebuilt.
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The California Highway Patrol helicopter spotted two mountain lions late Wednesday night in a dense, wooded area near Kenyon Drive in south Redding.
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A woman suffered minor injuries tonight when her vehicle ran into a utility pole at Lake California Drive and Bowman Road near Interstate 5 south of Cottonwood.
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A residence that caught fire tonight in rural Tehama County was a total loss, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported.
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It's tax season, when a lot of small-business owners, in particular, look at the 15.3 percent self-employment tax they pay on the first nickel they net --- assuming they netted anything in '09 -- not to mention the marginal income-tax...
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A two-vehicle traffic collision occurred tonight in the eastbound lanes of the Cypress Avenue Bridge in Redding.
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Amazing Mtn views from giant picture windows. This Happy Valley home has an open floor plan w/ formal dining, indoor laundry w/ folding area, large family room, oversized hallway w/built in shelving, as well as cu
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The Redding Police Department today recognized 30 current and retired employees along with a group of RPD spouses for outstanding performance in 2009.
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The question of who bought the empty Civic Plaza building across from Redding City Hall has been answered. Shasta County property records show that Redding Civic Plaza Group LLC -- an alliance of local businessmen -- purchased the 40,500-square-foot, bank-owned building for $2.6 million.
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This awesome mom came in yesterday at 36 weeks pregnant. She was a little nervous when we first met not knowing how I was going to react to her tattoos, but I explained to
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Below you will find the text of a letter supporting Health Care Reform that I sent today to my Democratic Senators (Boxer and Feinstein). I encourage my readers to use this link (Senate Addresses) to find the e-mail address for their
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     Chris and Maria Jeantet __________The Finest in Residential Real Estate________ Multi-Million Dollar Producers|Top Producer Award Recipients
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Gino DiCaro of the California Manufacturers and Technology Association takes a baseball bat to the California Air Resources Board's proposed "cool cars" rules, including a wrinkle I'd not heard before. He elaboates in an earlier dispatch: Meanwhile, industry testing has...
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A three-car wreck has been reported on Airport Road near Duryee Lane, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Record Searchlight Editorial Page Editor Bruce Ross raises chickens. For a long time I thought that living in a city and raising chickens had nothing to do with being a good analyst of community issues. Then I read this article...
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The Federal Reserve propped up the housing industry last year by buying up $1.25 trillion in mortgage backed securities but has told banks that will end this spring.  Investors typically buy these securities but stopped after the housing bubble burst. The Fed’s actions averted certain disaster by keeping money i
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It’s fairly unconventional for a cast of actors to reunite for a play they performed three years earlier. As Redding’s Elizabeth Johnson puts it: “Usually when an actor is done
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The seemingly endless discussions about medical-marijuana ordinances filled the room yesterday at the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, but there was a noteworthy tidbit at the beginning of the meeting. Over at UPEC's Web site, union leader Chris Darker posts...
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Mary Ann Brown was the widow of abolitionist John Brown. We all learned about John Brown in our history class in elementary school for the part he took in the raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 and his hanging later...
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Mary Ann Brown was the widow of abolitionist John Brown. We all learned about John Brown in our history class in elementary school for the part he took in the raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 and his hanging later...
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Making dolls in a simple Americana, rag doll form is very satisfying. I love to see the amazing art dolls that creative makers pull out of themselves but the uber realistic things kind of freak me out. I want to keep it simple, simple, simple. I  am still very excited by how well the dolls are  [...]
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Local tackle shop provides special pricing at local boat, sport and RV show March 5, 6 and 7 at the Shasta District Fair grounds.
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Last week interviewed Joe Martinez, owner of Vittles Family Restaurant in Anderson (write-up will be in Thursday's D.A.T.E), and father of Adam Martinez, the young man who died after that unprosecuted punch last year at the former Club Ice nightclub...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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What: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant Presents Kyle Williams When: Feb 26, 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant 1790 Market St, Redding Click here for music samples
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What: Fifth Annual Corning Rotary Wine, Food, Art Festival and Chowder Cookoff When: Feb. 26 and 27 Where: Rolling Hills Casino Cost: $15 admission includes wine and chowder tasting and commemorative glass. Tickets available at Premier West and Butte Community Bank. Visit
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Marcia Fritz of the California Foundation for Fiscal Responsibility might want to pick a fight with the state's public-sector labor unions, but she's had a hard time finding deep-pocketed Republican pols who want to help qualify the group's ballot measure...
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are generate, meager and tease.Strange ContextHe gazes at his curved reflection on the spoon, studying his face in the convex bulge and idly thinking of the “Where’s Waldo” character, the funny watch cap, th
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Expect scattered showers this morning, breaking to mostly cloudy this afternoon, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent, according to the National Weather Service.
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Today’s FDotD in Shasta Lake City may well qualify for the Housing Assistance forgivable loan program we wrote about. It’s basically a “silent second” that can be completely forgiven after
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I hate to rub it in, but last month my twin and I watched an encore presentation of The Metropolitan Opera’s “Carmen”. Oh my gosh. The music was spectacular. The costumes were terrific. The acting w
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On Saturday, the Shasta Land Trust kicks off its “Wildways” fundraiser, a series of special events throughout the year, from guided nature hikes, to winery tours, to “waffles and wildflowers,” b
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The Enterprise High boys' basketball team might want to thank Foothill's team for its help in earning the Hornets the outright Eastern Athletic League title. Foothill beat Chico Tuesday on the road 62-55 to knock the Panthers out of the title chase.
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The girl who gave the opposition the ball back in a tie game near the end of regulation ended up scoring perhaps the biggest bucket in overtime. And the girl who has earned a reputation for being her team's go-to offensive option throughout the season couldn't come through to win
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When John Miller was named head coach of the Red Bluff High School football team, he joined what has become a long line of coaches produced by the Corning High School class of 1984.
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"No one remembers who wins the tournaments, but they do remember who won league."Enterprise coach Mike Haworth's words resonated loudly Tuesday from Manatowa Gymnasium all the way to Chico High as the Hornets won a fierce 76-65 triple-overtime battle over Pleasant Valley at the same time Foothill was handling Chic
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COTTONWOOD - The Eagles proved to be too tough and physical early on against the Bears.That was enough for the West Valley High School girls basketball team to advance with a 55-36 victory over Mount Shasta in a Northern Section Division IV playoff game on Tuesday.
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Dear Lynne: Friday is our order-in-pizza night .... until lately. This so-called “authentic” pizza supper hits like $30 for the two of us. The kicker is, the pizzas are small and aren’t piled up with stuff. We like them that way, but when you say, “less is more,” where we live less is more money. So how hard is
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Last week, I introduced you to the concept of multistacking, a term I use to refer to any deal at the grocery store that involves applying multiple discounts to the purchase of the same items.
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Chefs from four local restaurants will compete for the title of "Redding's Best Chili Cook" at the Shasta Estates retirement community on Thursday in a fundraiser to benefit two local organizations.
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SRMC certified for diabetes care Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding has the first inpatient diabetes program in California to earn a Certificate for Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission hospital officials announced this week.
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Almost everybody, especially in dry years, complains about Southern California stealing northern water. The Tehama-Colusa Canal Authority is actually doing something about it.
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During bad times, the blame game is the biggest game in Washington. Wall Street "greed" or "predatory" lenders seem to be favorite targets to blame for our current economic woes.
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I will choose to be happy On Friday, we were proclaimed the most unhappy people in the state. Saturday, we were the most unhealthy.
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Trucks going north on Interstate 5 tonight are being screened 10 miles north of Redding to make sure the drivers have chains in their possession for travel in the snow.
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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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