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October 22nd, 2010

Police officers, medics and tow trucks are responding this evening to Churn Creek Road near Commercial Way for a three-vehicle accident.
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That particular issue has become a big one in the race for governor, with Meg Whitman making a tax cut a key part of her game plan and Jerry Brown denouncing it as an unaffordable giveaway to the rich. But...
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Redding is investigating a complaint three of its employees threatened a local business with an election-related boycott.
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Last week Record Searchlight Editor Silas Lyons e-mailed to ask if I’d write a few words about my former “Buzz on the Street” colleague David Benda, who that afternoon was being feted for his 20 years of service at the paper. I happily obliged.
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Chris Darker, head of the Redding-based United Public Employees of California local, apparently isn't too impressed with the Greater Redding Chamber's endorsement of Gary Cadd. This lengthy letter went out today to Chamber members. The conclusion: Other labor leaders and...
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Here I thought this one would be difficult. Not so! "toe2toe" was the first to post a guess, and the guess was a winner! The motel was located at 2915 Market Street, Redding. Congratulations toe2toe! You win yourself a $10...
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Joe Unger has knack for growing tomatoes in Redding.
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Home and garden events include an interactive children's exhibit and a floral design class.
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Winter squash should keep for months.
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Redding gardener Bill Keep shares his thoughts about the book, "Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web."
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Blake Dorsey turned his Redding backyard into a meditative garden with a Zen rake garden as the centerpiece.
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Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul—From Youth by Samuel Ullman I will address this to all of you who voted for President Obama in 2008, but are not committed to voting in th
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Our own, soon-to-be lame-ducked Arnold Schwarzenegger, reports the Bee. This year - Schwarzenegger's last as governor - he rejected 28.77 percent of the 1,029 regular session bills that reached his desk. He set the record for vetoes in 2008 by...
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Christmas season already? Must be, judging from this press release from the owners of South Coast Plaza, Orange County's famous shopping mall. Excerpt: South Coast Plaza's 96-foot holiday tree will arrive (Monday) with a "tweet" this year. The truck driver...
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When “M*A*S*H” opens on Thursday (Oct. 28) at McLaughlin Theatre in Redding, audiences will quickly discover that the production is far more than just a play. Director Wade Riggs calls
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California Highway Patrol officers responded to southbound Interstate 5 at Diamond Avenue this afternoon in Red Bluff for a report of about 20 to 25 small cars racing down the busy freeway.
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Jumping on the latest unemployment news -- which, hey, is what candidates do -- Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina's campaign blames Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer for California's persistent joblessness. A snippet from a statement Fiorina's people just sent out: Barbara...
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Shasta County's unemployment rate rose to 15.2 percent in September, say newly released figures from the state Employment Development Department.
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An Associated Press story published in the R-S today includes an astonishing number: Infrastructure spending in the U.S. stands at 2 percent of the country's gross domestic product- half what it was in 1960 - compared with approximately 9 percent...
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The Wall St. Journal columnist diagnoses the nation's political mood very well today, but I can't help thinking about our own congressman when I read this paragraph: That establishment, composed largely of 50- to 75-year-olds who came to Washington during...
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Erin Friedman -- a regular commenter in these parts -- tweets something wise: Purple envelope absentee ballots here in Shasta Co. require 61 cents postage. Why not print "Extra Postage Required" on the mail piece?...
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Highway 44 was closed this morning in Lassen County due to an overturned big rig
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Here's an unhappy study out of Southern Oregon: Clear-cut logging and related road-building in the 1950s and 1960s in southern Oregon's Siskiyou Mountains disrupted soil stability and led to unprecedented soil erosion made worse during heavy rainstorms, report University of...
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This guy's refreshingly candid. Unlike the guy who's sent me three mailers in the past fortnight imploring me to check out "his plan" for California....
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Where was this motel located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! Okay, history people. To win today's contest, you'll have to name the street address and the street name of this Redding motel. If you're the first person...
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Today’s FDotD is a 2732 sq ft 4/3 on 10 acres built at the height of the bubble in 2005. According to records, it looks like it’s now a remainder asset of the failed IndyMac Bank, now a part of OneWest. There are a few more phot
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My stab at adhering to the Paleo diet is not going well. My common sense wants to squash it. I don’t eat red meat or pork. Love chickens and tuna and salmon. Love vegetables but dang, it will soon be way post-harvest, no more local veggies. Practicality is whispering in my ear – ”too expensive.” I
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Despite delays, he's hopeful of a Big League Dreams park in Hercules. A park in Manteca is blamed for poaching business from the BLD park in Redding. Excerpt from the San Jose paper: Big League Dreams development consultant Pat Kight...
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It's hard to imagine anyone being surprised that multi-billion estimates of the eventual size Fannie/Freddie federal bailout would turn out to be wildly lower than reality. But even though this news about the tr
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Spotted this critter meditating under the porch light this morning. An eye-catching line from the Wikipedia entry on Mantis behavior: “The reason for sexual cannibalism has been debated.” Really? Apparently, I missed those
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A mobile home burned to the ground this morning in the Anderson area.
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We might get a few sprinkles, but the show will go on! Dress appropriate and bring an umbrella just in case. That area is known by the locals as being in the "Banana Belt" meaning that when it's raining in...
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A pair of Red Bluff men were arrested Thursday night on suspicion of possessing marijuana and concentrated cannabis after they were pulled over by deputies on Highway 36
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OK, yes, I've featured Social D on Video Friday before.But this t
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Anderson police and Shasta County sheriff's deputies arrested a 30-year-old parolee Thursday evening while serving a warrant at an Anderson home.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Times/USC poll is showing that about half of the likely voters asked say they will vote against Proposition 19, the ballot initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana use in California.
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If you live in the Redding area, you'd better get your umbrellas out. Today, the National Weather Service says to expect a 20 percent chance of showers. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 66 degrees.
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What: 9th annual Celebrity Soup Kitchen When: Thursday (Oct. 28), 4:30 - 8 p.m. Where: Veteran’s Hall, 1605 Yuba St., Redding Cost: $12 Rain and cooler weather are a welcome sight to many North State residents, but for seniors on a fixed income they are a sign of higher energy bi
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• The older I get, the more modest my goals ... i.e., I would like to wash my hands without splashing the front of my pants. • Idle thought while hanging out with idle people: They need to hang out with a better quality person. • I'm not unobservant ... I'm just heavily medicated...
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Even with a close loss to Foothill, Shasta High School remained at No. 2 in the Northern Section prep football media poll among Division I schools.
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In an increasingly desperate attempt to develop a narrative for the coming Democratic collapse, the Democrats have indulged themselves in what for half a century they’ve habitually attributed to the American right — the paranoid style in American politics. The talk is of dark conspiracies — secret money
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In today’s economy, it stretches the boundaries of the imagination to foresee the state of California building a new university campus anywhere, let alone in little old, out-of-the-way Redding.
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Q. What do you think about the current controversy about building a mosque in New York City several blocks away from ground zero? First of all, it is a multi-culture center. The Masjid is only one part of the proposed plan which includes Christian and Jewish places of worship and cultural activities. We must remember that A
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Rhett Mann, Redding Party politics is failing California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s having to battle Republicans on pension reform is another good example of why I’ve now registered independent, and support the tea party movement.
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Thomas Spear, Redding What has become of our democracy? Your editorial board recommends a No note on Proposition 25. A Yes vote would give the majority of our elected officials, as willed by the vote of the people, the ability to pass a budget for our great state, after legal negotiation and compromise.
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A 54-year-old Redding man was charged Thursday with 25 felony counts of fraud for allegedly swindling Bethel Church members out of an estimated $694,901 in a Ponzi-style scheme.
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It began as Western Star Lodge No. 98. It was later mistakenly changed to Western Star Lodge No. 2, when it really should have been No. 1.
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Today in History: Oct. 22, 2010
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Rather than call police when their drinking partner fell — or was pushed — off a nearly 200-foot cliff, two students at a Redding Bible school tried first to reach the severely wounded man and pray him back to life, a lawsuit alleges.
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Redding animal regulation officers Thursday took two pit bulls from an apartment after the dogs allegedly attacked a man in a wheelchair while he was taking his dog out.
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Sean Weaver could be considered a freak of nature in William Fruth’s world.
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A Dec. 7 trial date has been scheduled for a 21-year-old Redding man accused of vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of a 21-year-old Redding woman last month.
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Getaways to Squaw Valley, Eureka, Mendocino, Disneyland, Legoland and Mt. Shasta are just a few of the featured attractions of KIXE’s annual holiday auction.
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Students at Grand Oaks Elementary School got to swing, pitch and dunk with Shasta College athletes Thursday at the Gateway Unified School District’s 12th annual Full Speed Day.
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Whew! Our old host had become creaky and slow. So we moved FDotD to a new high speed server. In an effort to keep our site as fast and sleek as possible, we decided to archive the old posts and start anew. If you are looking for an older post, you can click on the link in the sidebar to the right. Meanwhile, lets
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The Enterprise Hornets and Shasta Wolves meet for their annual crosstown rivalry game dubbed "The River Bowl."
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All week, both Enterprise and Shasta players stressed what River Bowl XVIII means to them: the chance to play for the past, present and future teams of their respected schools and most importantly, the community. That and of course the desire to absolutely dismantle each other.
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Liberty Christian snapped Redding Christian's 10-game winning streak with a five-set home victory on Thursday, 25-23, 25-23, 14-25, 18-25, 15-7.
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The West Valley High boys swim team won every event while cruising to its 11th straight NAL Championship title Thursday.
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What: Muletown String Band Pumpkin Stomp Barn Dance When: Oct. 30; 5-6 p.m. line dancing lesson; 6-9 p.m. dance and eat to the tunes of the Muletown string band. Where: Old School in Old Shasta (299 West and French Alley) Cost: $10, tickets are available at the door Costume encouraged
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Tune in to ’Doni & Friends’ Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon on KCNR 1460 AM. This week’s show was pre-recorded, so you can’t call in. But you can hear Doni and her interior-design guest (and twin) Shelly Shively discuss how to decorate for the holidays. 
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A mudslide on Highway 299 about 30 miles west of Weaverville is blocking both lanes of traffic.
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The Economist reports on the trends in forest management across our southern border: Over 75% of Mexico's forests, which range from temperate spruce and fir to tropical rainforest, are controlled by local communities, either ejidos or indigenous groups. Most were...
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ROSEVILLE (AP) — A regional mall just outside Sacramento was ablaze Thursday after police arrested a man who had barricaded himself inside.
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Charles W. Wilcox was the first settler in the upper part of the Fall River Valley. In 1872 he purchased the rights to the land from an Indian that eventually became the Wilcox Ranch. Wilcox immediately set to work clearing...
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Two pit bulls were seized this afternoon by Redding Animal Regulations officers after they allegedly attacked a man in a wheelchair who was walking his dog.
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Here's a cool way to celebrate a accomplishment years in the making. On Nov. 6 The Bureau of Land Management is holding an "Iconic Bike Ride" from Shasta Dam along the freshly paved route all the way downstream to the...
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Business interests gave generously to three fiscally conservative Redding City Council candidates in an eleventh-hour campaign to combat a trio of challengers strongly supported by employee unions.
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Redding home prices slipped downward in the third quarter to $122/square foot on average for a 1500-2000 square foot home.  That represents about $4/square foot less than the 2nd quarter of 2010. The number of homes listed for sale dropped from the August high-point of 1649 to 1521 this week. Pending home sales
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A Dec. 7 trial date has been scheduled for a 21-year-old Redding man accused of vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of a 21-year-old Redding woman last month.
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In an editorial, the Bee commemorates the 20th anniversary of "Sacramento Shade." Why doesn't Redding steal a good idea like that?...
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One of the revelations in the Rolling Stones guitarist's just-published memoir, via the New York Times: Then there are the other health hazards that the book describes (besides drug abuse). Like electrocution. "My most spectacular one was in Sacramento....
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1. Jakob Martin’s “Leave The Light On” 8 p.m. tonight at Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant, 1790 Market St., Redding. Soul, blues, folk and acoustic repertoire. Call 229-9449. Go to www.vintagedowntown.com.
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This month, Redding photographer Paul Higley presents a series of photographs as a benefit for the Pablove Foundation to fight pediatric cancer. Today also marks the end of a cycling adventure for the foundation, from Santa Cruz to Los Angeles. I caught up with Paul to chat about his work and his cycling adventure.
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Expanding a business in a bad recession would seem counterintuitive. Not for Mike Dill, owner of Dill’s Deli, the popular breakfast and lunch spot on Caterpillar Road in north Redding.
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Go ahead, get your beer on. But with all the places in town, how does one choose a drinking establishment? Well, there are plenty of places in town to get a drink, but for those beer aficionados out there, check out the Ale House.
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Summer Schappell, Shasta County’s country singing sensation in the making, takes the next step on the road to stardom Friday at Win-River Casino in a performance to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
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DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — An activist who attends government meetings around California in a clown suit to criticize officials has been charged with making criminal threats against the city clerk in Bell.
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If you didn't already know, Simpson University is now offering the Senior community affordable courses in the Redding Campus. This is an exciting opportunit
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Wally's a hypocrite, Robert Speer writes in the Chico News & Review: One of the mantras House Republicans, including our own Rep. Wally Herger, have been repeating for months is that the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act--otherwise known as the...
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The National Weather Service says that today in Redding it will be sunny with a high year 71 degrees. Tonight, a storm blows in bringing with it a 30 percent chance of showers and a low around 49 degrees.That 30 percent chance of showers carries in to Friday, where temperatures will dip to a high 67.
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What: Westside Performing Arts presents the play M*A*S*H When: Oct. 28-31 and Nov. 4-5. Doors open at 6 p.m.; Showtime at 7 p.m. Sunday Matinee: doors open at 1 p.m., showtime at 2 p.m. Where: McLaughlin Theatre, 1805 Sequoia Street, Redding WE Multimedia, in conjunction with Westside Perfor
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Fall is here and it’s time for haunted houses, corn mazes and hay rides. It’s also a great time to head out for a drive and pick up a pumpkin to carve for Halloween. Here’s a brief history of the jack-
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This just might be the year. Yep, it just might be. The year that I get a flu shot. Since my wife started getting an annual flu vaccine several years ago, she has hardly gotten sick at all. When I came down with some nasty virus that laid me low for the better part of a week last December (possibly H1N1),
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Warren Spector says gaming must go mainstream to survive. As a girl gamer, I agree. "The geeks have inherited the earth, now what are we going to do with it?" he asked a cheering audience at the annual Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle. Spector, who has been developing role-playing tabletop games...
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I have not picked on single candidates this year, beyond highlighting how a few typify the abuses evident in this years election. I am making this exception because Bill Miller, in Alaska, has shown himself to be beyond dumb. On Sunday the Republican Senate candidate, Bill Miller, embraced the idea of turning the
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Rhett Mann, Redding Party politics is failing California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s having to battle Republicans on pension reform is another good example of why I’ve now registered independent, and support the tea party movement.
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As a wife, I understand where Ginni Thomas is coming from.
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For anyone who appreciates a feisty political contest or at least an honest choice on the ballot, the north state’s races for California Assembly and Senate are a let-down.
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Thomas Spear, Redding What has become of our democracy? Your editorial board recommends a No note on Proposition 25. A Yes vote would give the majority of our elected officials, as willed by the vote of the people, the ability to pass a budget for our great state, after legal negotiation and compromise.
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Two-way starters may be passé in college football and other parts of prep football.
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Shasta’s “Werewolf” defense has returned. With no real standouts and an undersized bunch, Shasta prides itself on a team-defense mentality where players fly to the ball carrier.
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The Shasta County Board of Education is trying to learn if it can sell Camp Latieze.
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The Shasta and Enterprise boys soccer teams proved Wednesday that the rivalry between the two exists in more than just the River Bowl.
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The philanthropic McConnell Foundation has bought a tucked-away outdoor haven north of Shasta College known to those who have fished its bass ponds and even skied there.
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A 19-year-old Lake California man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of raping a 15-year-old girl.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County won’t be adopting development impact fees anytime soon, the Board of Supervisors decided this week.
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RED BLUFF — Nearly a year after rejecting an initial proposal, Tehama County supervisors are poised to vote next week on a set of new-construction fees aimed at reducing air pollution.
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Domenic D’Acquisto won the boys race in 15:29 to lead the Hornets to a win.
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Rising over the Sacramento River, the bluffs that run through the middle of Redding are among the north state’s most pristine vistas, their brown, rubbly cliff faces greeting visitors who come to town along the Highway 44 corridor.
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The Williamson Act will receive a $10 million boost after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill 683 on Tuesday to give it some much-needed funding.
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ANDERSON — Homeless veterans who have legal problems could get some much-needed help during this weekend’s Stand Down at the Shasta District Fair grounds.
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The Tehama District Fair grounds is hosting two full days of fiddling around this weekend for the 28th Annual Western Open Fiddle Championships.
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Today in History: Oct. 21, 2010
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Informed consent is a term we’ve all heard, but really do not completely understand. We hear it about a pending surgery, medical treatment, counseling, medications etc. But what does it mean?
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REDDING, Calif. – Simpson University announced today its partnership with the North State Symphony, which will be showcasing the world premiere of Dr. Dan Pinkston’s first full symphony—Symphony No. 1. The concert, Aspects of Enchantment, directed by Dr. Kyle Wiley Pickett, will also include excerpts from Mendelssohn
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Don't forget... Tomorrow, Thursday, October 21, 2010 is Redding's Second Annual Think Pink Extravaganza at "Chop Chix" located at 2051 Hilltop Drive, Suite A-3. For a minimum donation of $10, and from 10am - 6pm...receive any of the following services: * Haircut * Pink Rock Toes
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Sunday midafternoon, my wife and I were on a bike ride around the River Trail. I swear this guy was not me, this comment notwithstanding. --- UPDATE --- Oops, link fixed. Thanks for the heads-up....
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[Note: It is extraordinarily hard to find good figures on what the tax cuts will cost next year. Many like to talk about what it will cost over ten years, a figure so high most Americans cannot grasp its meaning. I am following the well researched and balanced figures used here:
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This road was also located in eastern Shasta County and is one that many of us have probably taken pictures of - at least the bridge portion (see photo) just downstream of the Pit River Falls. There is a great...
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Fire investigators haven't yet determined a cause of a fire that may have killed two people earlier this month near Hayfork
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A very strange YouTube video, posted by "LawMan49." Not sure what the take-away is supposed to be....
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The Tehama County Sheriff's Office is searching for suspects and missing property in connection with a Monday night burglary at an auto repair shop.
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A 19-year-old Lake California man was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of raping a 15-year-old girl.
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When you travel as much as I do, you learn to pack fast and light. In five minutes flat, I can be out the door with a bag that will fit in an overhead bin already stuffed to capacity.
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An apple cut horizontally reveals a pretty little star.  The apple looked especially nice on this orange trivet. The star points are highlighted by a circle of little dots. Nature is my favorite artist. We humans are driven to stitch together pretty little things. I have put up a pair of embroidered works in the [...]
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Liz and the kids were able to spend the weekend visiting friends and attended a multi-diocese event at 6 Flags in Vallejo. Check out our Bishop (Bishop Jamie Soto) rocking out with Catholic Musician Matt Maher.
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Haven't had enough of bad budget news from state government? The Legislative Analyst's Office has your daily fix: California's Unemployment Insurance (UI) program became insolvent in 2009, ending that year with a shortfall of $6.2 billion. Absent corrective action, the...
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The editorial today seemed to call on Kurt Starman to "man up" and rise to the challenges of his job, providing the city with more leadership and vision. In my column this Saturday I take a look at how Starman's...
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Medics and fire crews were dispatched this morning to a report of an overturned car in the Happy Valley area.
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The Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce today announced it would be endorsing Gary Cadd for Redding City Council.
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From the LA Times: At the Black Bear Diner in Redding, Whitman was explaining her jobs plan to a customer when an aide leaned in and whispered: "Face the cameras." As Whitman turned, a throng of photographers snapped away. Aides...
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Police were called to The Capri Motel in Redding this morning after someone called 911 to report a woman on the motel's balcony screaming and exposing herself to passersby.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are effect, immense and shimmer. Sorry The Tension has been a little bleak these days for posts. No secure Interwebs connection. That all gets corrected this week. In TransitWhen it happens, I’m in the North Woods of Central Park, high on a grassy point
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My son, Stefan, was running in a half marathon in Philadelphia last month when he heard someone coming up behind him, breathing hard. To his surprise, it was an elite runner, Kim Smith, a blond waif from New
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No one was hurt this morning in a two-car wreck on the South Bonnyview Road off ramp from southbound Interstate 5.
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Enjoy the the sunshine today, because it won't last. The National Weather Service says today will be sunny with a high near 83. Thursday, it will begin to get cloudy and by Friday, there's a 30 percent chance of rain. Rain is likely this weekend with more fall-like temperatures. Rain and wind gusts will be the norm. Th
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Did you ever play the game Truth Or Dare? I did. I also recall being nervous, intimidated and a little excited by it. My husband and I invented a new version. It’s called Dance or Don’t Dance. Allow me to explain. Have you ever posed a question to your partner and then got really mad at the a
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Did you know you can save about $700 in food costs if you grow your vegetables year-round in a 10-by-10-foot garden bed? Think of what your back yard could produce. I know of an old man who has about a half-acre of sandy soil that he turned into great garden soil over several years. Recently he sold about
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In just 13 days, Redding’s voters will go to the polls and choose three new members — a majority — of their City Council.
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You would be hard pressed to find a politician who is less frank than Congressman Barney Frank. Even in an occupation where truth and candor are often lacking, Frank is in a class by himself when it comes to rewriting history in creative ways. Moreover, he has a lot of history to rewrite in his re-election campaign this
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Pete Stiglich, Cottonwood Well, is Herger up to the job? A Record Searchlight editorial last week took Democratic congressional candidate Jim Reed to the woodshed for spreading rumors Congressman Wally Herger might be showing signs of mental fatigue. Pulling no punches, the Record Searchlight accused Ree
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Call it a victory for ice cream truck drivers everywhere — with two scoops of preserving Americana tossed in at no charge. The Redding City Council on Tuesday night voted to loosen restrictions on sound trucks, which influences the way ice cream truck businesses operate in the city. The ice cream tru
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Shasta's receiving corps of seniors Nate Stephens and Brock Callaway and juniors Steven Johnson and Danny Salazar make up the bunch that is one of the best in the Northern Section. And it's a hype the Wolves can live up to.
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Enterprise's 17-year playoff streak may be on the line when the Hornets take on the rival Shasta Wolves in River Bowl XVIII on Friday.
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The 2010 season has been disappointing for Red Bluff High School football fans. The Spartans, under first-year head coach John Miller, are off to an 0-7 start and face the unbeaten Foothill Cougars at home Friday.
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The West Valley volleyball team swept Anderson in three sets, 25-20, 25-6, 25-10 on Tuesday.
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A state appellate court this week denied an appeal filed by a former Shasta County jail inmate who was convicted last year of assaulting a corrections officer.
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SHASTA LAKE — A plan that would establish strict guidelines for cultivation of medical marijuana within city limits may be adopted Thursday by the Shasta Lake Planning Commission.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County supervisors got an earful from neighbors opposing a proposed migrant farmworker camp Tuesday but delayed a ruling until the other side could be heard.
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After he angered local liberal groups earlier this summer when he canceled Democracy Now!, the general manager of KIXE is asking his station members to “practice a little democracy of our own” by voting whether to bring back the progressive news program.
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Nearly seven years ago, in a series of well-attended talks he gave in Redding, economic development consultant William Fruth criticized the area’s unhealthy reliance on government programs and service industry jobs.
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Ice cream trucks will be able to run 365 days a year until sundown in Redding, under a revised law approved this evening.
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It's getting chilly as I sit here writing this. There is something so soothing about hearing horses eating (or in this case, just listening to Honey Bandit munching steadily away). We took some cute video tonight that shows how smart...
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Two shows on Feb. 11, at 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $65 - $75. Especially loved Cosby's early standup stuff. A clip from YouTube, from the Tonight Show hosted by Jack Parr. And "Bill Cosby is a Very...
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Wanell Lou Stolz, the Redding School District librarian accused of embezzling and stealing from a school parent club, gave up her right today to have a preliminary hearing.
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Fire crews are responding this afternoon to a report of a mobile fire on Mule Town Road west of Redding.
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What: Women’s Fund invites you to a Community Forum on Teenage Pregnancy: Facts, Faces, and Implications When: Tuesday (Oct. 26), noon to 1:15 p.m.; please RSVP by Friday (Oct. 22). Where: Community Room, Redding Library This event is part of an on-going series of forums presented by th
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What: Jakob Martin Performs at Vintage When: Thursday (Oct. 21), 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar Most comfortable with a harmonica in his pocket and a piano nearby, Los Angeles singer-songwriter Jakob Martin was hailed by former JVibe Magazine as “revolutionizing” acoustic music. O
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It was once located in eastern Shasta County between Fall River Mills and Burney Valley. It was sometimes referred to as Baker's Wagon Road. Today most of this old historic road is the Cassel Fall River Road. The road was...
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Welcome to Tuscany Villas! ~ Redding's Finest and Newest Active Adult Community ~  Tuscany Villas offers the finest in luxury senior living in a controlled access environment and convenient location (within minutes to Interstate 5). Homes are designed with a unique Italianate theme: stucc
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A 22-year-old Tehama County man was sentenced Monday to four years in prison after speeding away from Red Bluff police in late August year and smashing his car into a house, prosecutors announced today.
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What do you really think, congressman? The American people are about to give Republicans a second chance that we know we don't deserve, that we haven't earned. ... The American people have every right, and every reason, to blame a...
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No, people aren't reaching for that bottle of whiskey more when times are tough. That's the conclusion from a state Board of Equalization report that looks at the connection between alcohol and the economy. The board's November "Economic Perspective" notes that national spending patterns show that alcohol
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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is set to light a prescribed burn this afternoon in eastern Shasta County.
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has identified the body found inside a north Redding home that was destroyed in a fire Wednesday.
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Joseph McNamara, a prominent spokesman for the Yes on 19 campaign, offers an interesting thought quoted in an OC Register editorial: "It's funny," Joseph McNamara, a Hoover Institution research fellow and former police chief of San Jose, told us. "When...
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The Chronicle reports on an interesting new study on public payrolls in California: Public workers in California earn 7 percent less on average than private sector employees, but make about the same amount after benefits and other compensation are factored...
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I had to go to the doctor this morning. Not a big deal. For those of you who know me well, you’ll understand that running a fever was a far lesser concern than getting halfway to my destination and realizing that I didn’t have my Droid. The doctor hooked me up with a prescription for some antibiotics, and a plethora of
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In response to a post yesterday, Assemblyman Dan Logue sends along a page from the Assembly Record to demonstrate that he did indeed vote to change state pension formulas. (So, according to the roster, did Jeff Miller, whom Gov. Scharzenegger...
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The Fishing Report — Oct. 22, 2010
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To consider adding beer and wine in order to boost traffic during the slower evening hours? Time describes the possible changes on tap here....
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Dear Lynne: Recipes that call for "white wine" or "red wine" started me thinking. Usually I use whatever I have opened; yet it occurs to me there must be optimum wines for cooking. True? If true, what are they? -- Mike in Minneapolis Dear Mike: You want a wine that you like to drink that has lots of body, structu
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An acquaintance e-mails this excerpt from the latest KIXE newsletter, written by GM Phil Smith: "One of the first changes made since I arrived was the canceling of a program called "Democracy Now!" that aired at 5:00 a.m. I did...
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Emergency crews discovered a body in a car found submerged this morning in the Sacramento River.
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Ah, let me share the pleasure of evidence of another satisfied feline. Etsian plmoses10 shared these fabulous pix of his Kitty, Demi (love that name for a pretty black cat) getting familiar with the DarcyArts Giant Red Catnip Squid. That squid is in serious trouble. Get ‘em kitty. The wise crafter, as well as the w
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A state appellate court this week denied an appeal made by a former Shasta County jail inmate who was convicted last year of assaulting a corrections officer.
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Jailers stopped a 39-year-old Shasta County inmate from hanging himself this morning.
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It's going to be another warm one today, though the weather is going to take a turn for the cool side by the weekend. Today, the National Weather Service predicts a high near 87 degrees. Tonight, it will drop to around 50. Wednesday it will be sunny, with a high near 83. Thursday is when it will start to cool off a bit
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I have always thought that most of us are trapped in a life that is somewhat less than what we were created to be.  We were created in God's image and we just need to believe in God and in his power... with him we can transcend our own self-imposed limitations and live lives with such joy and love that it
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When a handful of Redding healthcare providers started “Think Pink Day” to raise awareness of breast cancer in 1997, they handed out 1,400 goodie bags full of educational material to women in R
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Even after surviving and leaving one abuser, Scarlett wouldn't escape a second cycle of domestic violence. She had known Jason (not his real name) and his family for many years – “there was something about that that was very nice to have,” she said. She was drawn to his kindness and attracted to his ...
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I am Jim Reed, running against 24-year Republican incumbent Wally Herger for Congress in the California 2nd District. I am an attorney and small business owner with 10 employees. I live on a ranch in Fall River Mills (eastern Shasta Co.). I am a third generation Northern Californian. I have prob
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One can't go on Redding.com without hearing that liberal policies have wrecked California's economy. In some cases, I'd have to agree. Oddly enough, however, Florida has the exact same unemployment rate as our fair state --- a grim 12.4 percent...
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Bob Wilkinson, Lake California Government is not a business Can a CEO of a for-profit corporation manage a complex governmental entity like the state of California? No, absolutely not! The CEO of a for-profit corporation manages through a board of directors. Both the CEO and the board have similar objec
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In headlines, California’s attorney general often wears the badge of “top cop,” responsible under the state constution for overseeing independent local district attorneys and sheriffs. But beyond simply busting bad guys, the attorney general has a broad duty to ensure all aspects of state law are unifor
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Just over seven years ago, as Arnold Schwarzenegger ran for governor in the 2003 recall election, he visited small business after small business over a period of weeks in September and October.
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"Optimism is tremendously inspiring. Accuracy, perhaps not so much." Dale Griffin, a professor of marketing at the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business, to the Wall Street Journal...
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The Redding Colt .45s are teaming up with the California Waterfowl Association and the Major League Baseball Alumni Association to raise money for CWA Youth Programs and the Redding Stadium Project on Nov. 5-6.
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Denise Disney hoped to test Redding’s newest bike and pedestrian path Monday, only to find a locked gate with a “Keep Out” sign across the concrete.
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The Cottonwood man who was killed after crashing into a school bus had fallen a sleep at the wheel, his sister said Monday.
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A grass fire next to Shasta High School late Monday morning prompted school officials to evacuate students, but the fire was quickly contained and the students were ushered back to class.
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Two brothers told deputies different stories about how each suffered stab wounds Saturday afternoon in Tehama County.
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The Redding Area Assisted Living Association will present a free senior options seminar from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Redding Library at 1100 Parkview Ave.
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The Sundial Bridge will glow pink three nights this week to highlight breast cancer awareness.
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In 1910: S.P. Roller was arrested and charged with “hooking” chickens. The chickens in question were found under Roller’s bed, tied up in a gunny sack alive and making noise enough to attract the entire neighborhood.
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In a move to improve profits, Horizon Air is cutting daily flights to and from Los Angeles International Airport, leaving one daily flight each way.
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When a piece of hardware at the Fox affiliate in Chico broke during the seventh inning, blacking out televised coverage of Game 1 of the National League Championship Series Saturday night, thousands of north state Giants fans scrambled to find radios.
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When Shasta hosts cross-town rival Enterprise for River Bowl XVIII on Friday, players on both sides consider it the most important game of the year, no matter what.
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A Redding man today managed to subdue an attacker armed with a crowbar while avoiding injury outside a gas station on Pine Street.
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Craig Padilla told me there was going to be an extraordinary video concert simulcast yesterday on NPR, of all places. Jonsi is the lead singer of Sigur Ros, a big favorite of mine. The concert did not disappoint. Hey, it’s still available to see for today only, at
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Emergency personnel are responding this evening to a report of a vehicle spin out on southbound Interstate 5 at the westbound Highway 44 off ramp.
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Yesterday Sapphire was playing tossmouse with her toy mousie. I wasn't paying attention to her until I heard the CRASH.She had knocked over and broken a vase that supermatt41 gave me a few years ago.
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The Cottonwood man who was killed after crashing into a school bus had fallen a sleep at the wheel, his sister said today.
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On today's editorial, "Buzz_Fledderjohn" and "Stella_Artois" have an interesting exchange on the dynamics of federal spending in rural areas and the politics of so-called "rugged individualists" who in fact rely heavily on Big Government spending. Buzz lumps Shasta County in...
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Republican U.S. representatives who oppose the stimulus but fight for their districts' share -- hypocrites or pragmatists? Either way, they're not in short supply. Even as they openly criticized the federal stimulus program as a waste of money, several members...
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An interesting interview about the two-decade decline of creativity among children. I'd like to at least endorse this method: Be Less Clean and Organized: Parents of highly intelligent children focus on visible qualities such as right answers, cleanliness, and good...
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Ed Mendel, the go-to guy on state pension politics, follows up on Gov. Schwarzenegger's dig at fellow Republicans for holding up pension changes for state prison guards. This part is comical: After the pension bill passed, several Republicans, including Assemblymen...
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Maybe they can crack open a bottle in Sacramento and see if it helps them work together. The Half Moon Bay Brewing Company today sent its Budgetary Alement Ale to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Democratic and Republican leaders of...
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Three people called 911 Sunday afternoon to report seeing a man walking down Churn Creek Road in Redding with his pants around his ankles.
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The L.A. Times reports a strange-sounding moment as the Meg Whitman campaign hit Los Mo this weekend: Her toughest opposition came from a teenager who said her proposals would mean cuts to education. Whitman quickly explained that she wanted to...
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A grass fire adjacent to Shasta High School late this morning prompted school officials to evacuate students, but the fire was quickly contained and the students were ushered back to class.
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Interesting article by Forbes.com on "What $300,000 Buys in Homes Across America". By this article, it looks like it doesn't buy you much in San Diego where their median home price is
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Firefighters responded this morning to a structure fire at a Churn Creek Road home in Redding, but the cooking fire was quickly contained after flames spread to the home's attic.
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"Probably the biggest change in Internet media isn't the immediacy of it, or the low costs, but the measurability. Which is actually terrifying if you're a traditional journalist, and used to pushing what people ought to like, or what you...
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Ambulances responded to a single-car wreck on the Deschutes Road off ramp on Interstate 5 this morning in Anderson.
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The northbound lane of Highway 273 just north of Buenaventura is open again, a Caltrans spokeswoman reported about 10 a.m. A big rig was towing a backhoe that hit the overcrossing earlier today, spilling the backhoe into the roadway and blocking the fast lane.  
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I finished my third Mick Jagger doll all except for the scarf. I’m waiting to hear from the uncle who will give this Soft Boy to his 4-year-old niece. I want to make the scarf in her favorite color. Mick is fun to do. His lips are time-consuming but it’s so worth it. The 4 [...]
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In 1890, one of the biggest highlights of the year was the turning on of the electric lights in the courthouse. It was worthy of a big celebration and people came from miles around for a big picnic and to...
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For the second time this year, Horizon Air is cutting service in Redding. The airline will eliminate one of its two flights from Redding Municipal Airport to Los Angeles International in an effort to make the company more profitable, the Seattle-based carrier announced.
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Two brothers told deputies different stories about why they each suffered stab wounds Saturday afternoon in Tehama County.
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A backhoe fell off a big rig's trailer this morning on Highway 273 near Buenaventura Boulevard in Redding, blocking traffic for 2 1/2 hours during the middle of the morning commute.
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The showers that spattered Sunday won't be coming back for a while. The National Weather Service says to expect Sunny skies today in Redding with a high near 85 degrees. A similar forecast is in store for the rest of the week until Thursday. Temperatures will drop significantly and it's expected to hover around 70 degree
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The continuing economic downturn and funding cuts are creating a financial gap and putting pressure on Shasta Women’s Refuge’s ability to provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. For the price of one latte, or one lunch at a fast food restaurant, you can help Shasta
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What: Local Author Charlie Price coming to Shasta College When: Nov. 4, 12:30 p.m. Where: Campus Center Stage (Building 2000, Main Redding Campus) Shasta College is pleased to announce that on Thursday, November 4, 2010, Charlie Price, award-winning and internationally acclaimed local author
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Can You Handle The Truth? Contraception and It's Devastating effects on Our Culture. Why do people refuse to hear the truth? EVIL at work!
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What: New Whodunnit Comedy “Death in the Dugout” to Benefit Local Little League When:  6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 22 and 23) and Oct. 29 Where: October 22, 23: The Piemont Restaurant in Mount Shasta October 29: The Yreka Elks Lodge Cost: $49 includes the dinner, s
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Most readers will have heard of the mythical State of Jefferson, dreamed up by rural folk who wish they were represented in their state legislatures. It is a myth; a harmless fantasy. More fantastic by far, though, is th
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Meet Scarlett. She’s a twenty-something north state woman with beautiful eyes and a smile that blows away shadows. She’d hang the moon – and a few planets, too – for her child. A single mom, she takes care of them both with her office job. Scarlett loves to sing and dance. As a teenager, she ...
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Last week we took congressional candidate Jim Reed to task over his talk that Rep. Wally Herger might have Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a cheap shot in a race that ought to be about the issues.
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We are immersed in the day-to-day politics of whether we should have another stimulus package or not, whether we should extend the Bush tax cuts for all, and other contentious issues. Few realize that these are part of a larger crisis looming over our republic — whether, after 2012, we will be governed as a represe
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It’s been a rough time for many. The economy has tanked, putting thousands of north state residents out of work and, in some cases, out of their homes.
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Fearing that restrictions farther north soon may apply all over the state, Shasta County’s farmers and ranchers are closely watching a pair of pending lawsuits over agricultural water diversions in Siskiyou County.
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All residents of Shasta County are encouraged to voice their opinions on regional transportation issues at the Shasta County Regional Government Forum at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Old City Hall Arts Center, 1313 Market St., Redding.
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Although the state budget was signed this month following a 100-day delay, the financial hurt for Shasta College isn’t quite over.
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WEAVERVILLE — Trinity High School’s Alumni Association will host its second Red-White Dinner and Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Weaverville.
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Today in History: Oct. 18, 2010
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Okay, so its not Really Redding. Really Coachella instead. Fascinating to watch though. This is a photographic effect with which I’ve experimented previously here. An artificial reduction in depth of field. It makes everything look miniaturized. They’ve combined that effect with a speed manipulation and the r
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A woman was taken to the hospital today after the vehicle she was driving struck a utility pole along Lake Boulevard, Redding police said.
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I'm pretty sure state-employed vets' methods have evolved in the past century. Good thing. From Today in History: In 1910: The lives of several men and six horses were endangered as Deputy State Veterinarian J.P. Iverson tried to kill a...
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Officially it is known as Western Star Lodge #98. It is the oldest chartered lodge of the Freemasons in the entire State of California in addition to being the first to meet and organize. The current brick building it calls...
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Hi ya'll. Been a very long day. Started early this morning as we were fortunate enough to have a spot on BizTalk (www.biztalk1400.com) this morning. Marissa and the gang are awesome. Not sure who listens to the radio that early...
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From David Benda's "Buzz on the Street" column today: Six years ago, economic development guru Larry Kosmont came to Redding to headline the Shasta County EDC luncheon. Former "Buzz" partner Marc Beauchamp and I had some fun in this space...
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The weather today should remain partly sunny, with a high near 76 this afternoon. The low tonight should be around 54, according to the National Weather Service. Sunny skies are expected to return Monday, with a high near 84. Mostly clear Monday night, with a low around 53.
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Phil Fountain is a carto
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If you don’t have a vision of where you’re going, you’ll never get anywhere in particular.
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Having listened to a debate among the 10 Redding City Council candidates, I am worried. With one or two exceptions, most have limited understanding of city finances. Plus most lack a clearly articulated vision of Redding’s future and the role city government would play in that future.
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Boyce Muse, Redding Latest union ad is pure slander The politics of personal destruction has come to Redding, and it is the public employee unions of Redding that have brought it here. The latest radio ad stating that Councilman Rick Bosetti has diverted federal stimulus money to build a road to
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In a recent piece, Michael Michalak of the Fly Shop accused American Whitewater of wanting to turn the McCloud River into an “amusement park.”
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The biggest problem voters have when considering how to use their votes in a meaningful way is misinformation. After reading Dick Dickerson’s opinion in Monday’s Record Searchlight, I thought it would serve our community to know the facts as opposed to opinions and beliefs about Proposition 19. I have no doubt that C
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Good day to you! With the fall weather upon us these cooler days are totally to our liking and our spacious yard is certainly taking a sigh of relief.
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I have continued to stay very busy and see as much as I possibly can in the short amount of time I have. I moved on from Australia to Southeast Asia, and over the two weeks explored Laos and Thailand, and once again, I have seen some pretty amazing things.
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Anna Rapp of Redding and David Frandsen of Anderson were married Oct. 10, 2010, at Palo Cedro Seventh Day Adventist Church, with a reception following at the Frandsen home.
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Sharon Gabrukiewicz and Jerry Clark, both of Redding, were married Sept. 30, 2010, in an outdoor ceremony in Waikoloa Hilton, Hawaii. The bride moved to Redding in 2000 and is the owner/CEO of Home Helpers. The groom is the son of Linda Clark of Redding. He moved to Redding in 2001 and is the owner/president of Norcal Pr
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Dear Straight Talk: My stepsister has been propositioning me when I'm at my dad's on visitations and we are home alone. She's 17 and I'm 16. At first I thought she was joking and laughed it off, but I've come to realize that she's serious. Last weekend she walked around in nothing but her thong underwear when we were alone
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I just returned home from a weekend at my parents' home. My Grandpa had suffered a couple of strokes in the last few weeks, and he died Sunday night. I was very grateful to have this time with my Dad as we said goodbye to Grandpa and started to process what losing him meant.
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The Shasta College football team broke through for a 39-20 home win over visiting Yuba on Saturday.
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Click here to view a database detailing C-section rates at north state hospitals.
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Q: We have four owls that have taken up residence in our palm tree in the last two weeks and they are showing no signs of leaving. This would normally not be a problem except they screech from dusk to dawn and are causing a disruption in our neighborhood. Will you please tell me how I can get these owls removed and hopeful
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As I started writing these lines, I looked over to the fishing cleaning station just off the R Ranch Klamath River boat ramp. For hours this morning, anglers were coming in with catches of salmon. I would say that 50 percent of those anglers were with guides.
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More than 300 spectators watched as north state skateboarders competed Oct. 9 at the North State Skate Series finals at the Anderson Skateboard Park. Here are the results from the Anderson event and overall series winners:
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I’ve been to hell and back and took two friends along. My high school classmate and college roommate, Ed, and his friend, Jaime, have been visiting in the Redding area.
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Dear Babe: I have a Dale Earnhardt Sr. Wheels card (No. 104) that he signed for me in 1998.
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For credit-card-debt reduction, how does one know the genuine companies? There are many wolves in sheep’s skin lying out there. Could you mention just a few genuine ones? Thanks.
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Clearing rain gutters is a regular, thankless task homeowners face. A new product is quickly making this sometimes dangerous chore practically a thing of the past.
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The smart-phone market, which has been pretty quiet for a while, is buzzing about the long-awaited release of phones running Microsoft Windows 7.
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Does it seem like all your friends have a Facebook account, and you’re out of the loop? Are you worried that if you start an account, your creepy ex-boyfriend from high school will track you down and start stalking you again? Well, keep reading. Here’s how to set up your Facebook account and keep the creepy ex at bay.
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For virtually any outdoors adventure, the right gear can give you an edge. But in few product categories does this ring as true as it does with lighting. For activities at night, an ill-performing headlamp, flashlight or other source of illumination can literally leave you in danger and adrift in the dark.
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Local author and historian Al M. Rocca has spent years doing what he’s passionate about — researching, writing and teaching. He’s one of those people that could fascinate anyone with his stories of gold mining, dam building and Northern California history.
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Learn how to shoot like a pro with techniques guaranteed to improve form and shooting percentage.
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The current economic climate has forced many individuals, families and businesses to focus on their own financial challenges and not so much on the challenges of nonprofit organizations and charities.
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Charley A. Gray Owner, Nails by Charley
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If you’ve never sat in an outdoor cafe and played “spot the tourist,” a common giveaway is clothing that looks like wrung-out and dried washcloths.
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Mark R. Chassin, president of the Joint Commission, has some advice for pregnant women hoping to have a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean section.
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Although local midwives say delivering a baby at home is a relatively safe way to experience childbirth naturally, the practice is widely frowned upon by the mainstream medical community in the U.S.
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Award-winning author and organic peach farmer David Mas Masumoto will share thoughts about life and agriculture during a free lecture/reading series this week at Shasta College, 11555 Old Oregon Trail in Redding.
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Q: When the CHP has its DUI/driver’s license checkpoints and someone does not have a driver’s license and is clearly an illegal immigrant, what do the officers do? Do they contact immigration officials or do they just give the driver a ticket and let him go? What about when you just stop them on the freeway and they do
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The Shasta High School boys and girls cross country teams finished in third place overall Saturday out of 14 teams at the State of Jefferson Invitational in Ashland, Ore.
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The Foothill High School football team solidified its potential top seed in the playoffs with a come-from-behind 33-32 victory over rival Shasta at home Friday.
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Dunno how they plan to pull this off. From the ad in DATE for the medical marijuana-themed "HarvestFest 2010" at the Shasta District Fair Grounds: "First 1,000 people with a valid 215 license will receive a coupon for 1/2 gram...
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From the AP: CHICO, Calif.--Republican governor candidate Meg Whitman continued her culinary tour of California eateries Saturday, taking shots at Democratic nominee Jerry Brown along the way. ...She ordered broasted chicken and two kinds of pie for campaign aides at...
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So I had the Led Zeppelin dialed up tonight. It's Saturday. And I think this goes back to my teenage years, but there's something -- I dunno how to describe it -- but something just right about playing Zeppelin on a Saturday night. It feels right, you know? Like that:
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Long ago, when Femme de Joie was a young and innocent child at Shasta College, an older-but-wiser man said to her, “Man, the burgers at Damburger are just like the burgers they had back in the ’30s. They’re salty and greasy and crispy.” There was a certain lascivious tone to his words salty
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Too awesome but NSFW and may offend you. Too bad. It rocks.
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Firefighters quickly extinguished a flaming hay truck reported this morning on northbound I-5 near Riverside Avenue in Anderson.
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Yesterday's mystery photo was the Airship America tied down at the north end of Court Street in Redding on July 3, 1909. The blimp/dirigible/zeppelin was brought here amidst a lot of fanfare for the July 4th celebration. The pilot, Captain...
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Northern Sacramento Valley temperatures today will simmer toward mid-October norms after several days of unseasonable warmth. Redding should peak out around 81 degrees under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. The average high in Redding on this date is 78 degrees. Winds will bl
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Check out Doni Greenberg’s new travel blog (find it in the Bloggers section of
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Turnovers, missed tackles and the inability to stop a punishing fullback spoiled Anderson High's chances of a victory in its Northern Athletic League-opening football game Friday at Bob Reid Stadium. Corning won 58-32.
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Q. How, as a person of faith, do you view conscientious objectors, especially in the face of war or other military action? There has always been ambivalence in the Church on the subject of military service in a world touched by the Cross of Christ. Although I know of no scriptures forbidding military service — Jesus and t
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At least on Facebook or elsewhere on the Internet you have a choice — whether to read people’s posts divulging details of messy breakups, bodily functions or how much chocolate or beer they consumed over a particular weekend.
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Sometimes an accusation is so far out in left field, someone has to call a foul. The latest union broadside against Redding City Councilors Rick Bosetti and Patrick Jones is way over that line.
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Plans to open a cooperative grocery store that sells locally grown produce and goods are still moving forward.
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Shasta College’s wine program is a blend of viticulture and oenology, with strong culinary undertones. Students on the Redding campus learn to grow grapes and make wine — plus evaluate, use and market it.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge on Friday rejected a defense motion that claimed sheriff’s deputies illegally entered and searched a Cottonwood-area mobile home last year where they found a battered 7-year-old boy who was close to death.
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The Shasta County district attorney’s office has received a state grant to crack down on felony DUI cases.
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Today in history: Oct. 16, 2010
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Joshua Bocker ran for 156 yards and three touchdowns as the West Valley High School football team beat visiting Yreka 42-21 on Friday.
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Voters in a small water and fire district north of Redding again face big decisions about their board.
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Enterprise trailed 10-0 until the fourth quarter when quarterback Alex Henderson threw a 14-yard pass to Anthony Cavalli for a touchdown with 7:05 left.
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Knights head football coach Craig Thompson minced no words when he addressed his team at the conclusion of Friday’s practice.
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The step from high school to college sports is a big leap, bigger than many can imagine.
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Q: I own a 1960 Ford F350 with 42,000 original miles. The truck at 55 mph sounds like it is about to break the sound barrier, wound out to the hilt. At 50 mph it is tolerable and not so wound out, although to be honest at 45 mph it purrs like a kitten. My question is what is the minimum legal speed I can travel on the inte
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RED BLUFF — With eight candidates competing for three seats, it’s been a dozen years since a City Council race has attracted so many contenders.
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A Cottonwood man was killed this morning when he crashed into a school bus in Cottonwood, injuring his 14-year-old son and at least three people on the bus.
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When an SUV slammed into her school bus Friday morning, eighth-grader Kayla Spratt knew what to do.
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Four Redding police officers slated for layoff in December will probably stay on the streets, thanks to a federal stimulus grant.
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The Foothill Cougars made a thrilling comeback tonight to beat the Shasta Wolves 33-32.
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A Nov. 11, 2010, wedding is planned for Hollianne Ward of Redding and Jonathan Valentine of Burney at the LDS Temple in Oakland. The bride-elect is the daughter of Christina Marie Ward of Redding. She is an adoption specialist for Haven Humane Society. She is a volunteer at Shasta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, and T
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Libertarian lawyer Tim Sandefur of the Pacific Legal Foundation -- who's spoken in Redding in the past, incidentally, on eminent domain -- will make you laugh and cry over the $100,000 worm-casting fine. Just go read the whole thing....
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A Nov. 16 sentencing date was set today in Shasta County Superior Court for a 26-year-old Redding man who pleaded guilty last month to 10 felony counts of lewd conduct with a 14-year-old girl and one felony count of providing her marijuana.
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From Drag Racing Magazine: Garrett Bateman...set a record at the Bonneville Salt Flats his first time out last week... Bateman got the record of 222.788 mph on his final A license pass. The previous record was 211... The brand new...
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An 80-year-old Redding man was sentenced today to more than three years in prison for possession of child pornography.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge rejected today a defense motion that claimed sheriff’s deputies illegally entered and searched a Cottonwood area mobile home last year where they found a battered 7-year-old boy who was close to death.
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Redding police officers Thursday night arrested two suspects police believe to be connected to recent burglaries in Palo Cedro.
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"Marc" guessed it correctly at 9:57. It's the Airship America and the photo was taken just before it ascended into the air on its very last flight at the north end of Court Street in Redding. Seconds after launching, the...
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Salvias brighten autumn with flower spikes in reds, purples and blues.
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig provides a recap on his growing season, naming varieties that did well and pointing out ones that didn't do much.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners offer tips on getting green tomatoes to ripen quickly.
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A Shasta Lake man charged with felony child abuse-endangerment stemming from the July 18 drowning of his 11-year-old daughter in a kayaking accident on Clear Creek may finally be getting close to having a preliminary hearing to decide whether he should stand trial.
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Rasmussen Reports -- aren't they the polling firm with a reputation for favoring Republicans? -- says its latest survey puts Jerry Brown at "his highest level of support to date" against Meg Whitman. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of...
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When our editorial board sat down to talk with Democratic congressional candidate Jim Reed, the first thing he wanted to talk about was his internal polling. He'd gotten new numbers just this week, he said, and he was in a...
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From the Oroville paper: LOS ANGELES -- Butte County is among dozens of regions recognized by the Milken Institute's Best Performing Cities Index. Released Thursday, the index ranks Butte County -- the Chico Metropolitan Statistical Area -- at 126th among...
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What is the OFFICIAL name of this dirigible and where was this photo taken?Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! All you have to do to win is give the official name of the dirigible and name the place...
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(Patience please, FDotD is loading slow. We are expanding the server capacity this weekend) Today’s 3100 sqft home is listed as a 3/2.5 on a 3/4 acre parcel. It’s a beauty and in a terrific neighborhood. It once listed for $599K, and from records it seems
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A Cottonwood man was killed this morning when he crashed into a school bus in Cottonwood, injuring his 14-year-old son and three people on the bus.
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Sunny with a high in the mid-80s is predicted for today, but temperatures are expected to continue to cool through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Expect a low tonight of around 55. Saturday should be mostly sunny with a high of about 81 and an overnight low of 54. Sunday is expected to cl
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What: Shasta College EWD offers Pharmacy Technician night class When: Nov 1, 6 - 9:30 p.m. Where: Shasta College Health Sciences and University Center, Downtown R
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It’s been a busy week. I’ve helped fix a sprinkler system, made some nachos, played disc golf, helped (am helping and will continue helping) a good friend get through a divorce, and I watched
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Bridges to Community, a housing facility that prepares the mentally ill for independent living, will be closing on Sunday, leaving 22 residents to find new homes.
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When the election is over, prizes and trophies and hosannas will be issued left and right. But why wait? As a public service, I present an infallibly prescient scorecard of best and worst of 2010.
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It’s a kindergarten rule for living that’s as basic as the ABC’s: Clean up your own mess.
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COTTONWOOD — After more than two hours of answered and unanswered questions, angry exclamations and petitions for help, the fate of the Cottonwood Creek Watershed Group has yet to be determined.
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An autopsy will be performed Monday on a man found dead Wednesday inside a charred north Redding home.
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History buffs and Halloween lovers alike can get their fill at the Anderson Parkville Pioneer Cemetery’s first ever By-the-Light-of-the-Full-Moon tour from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 23.
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Parents looking to create a smaller carbon footprint will have a chance to start with the smallest footprint in their homes this weekend. Redding’s first-ever Green Baby Expo will be held at the Redding Convention Center on Saturday and will focus on environmentally friendly baby products.
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Financing from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s growth capital program increased 23 percent in fiscal year 2010, providing a record $1.59 billion to help small businesses grow and create jobs, the government agency announced Thursday.
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Week after week, Foothill’s defense lives up to its hype, shutting down opposing offenses with ease.
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SHASTA LAKE — There is something about a West Valley-Central Valley volleyball match that seems to bring out the best in both teams.
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The Shasta High volleyball team knocked off Red Bluff at home in four sets Thursday, 25-20, 25-15, 23-25, 25-19.
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Foothill High School graduate and soccer standout Megan Rapinoe signs autographs Thursday for fans Emma Giesecke, 10 (from right), Ciara Giesecke, 9, and Ron Giesecke at Soccerkraze in Redding. Rapinoe was named to the 2011 women’s World Cup team on Monday. “It’s just an honor to realize that people are proud of me,
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Hikers, runners, horseback riders and bicyclists soon will be able to circumnavigate Lake Siskiyou, thanks to a bridge that’s been built with some help from a couple of Redding connections.
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Missy Patten has never shied from attention.
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Only four weeks remain in the 2010 prep football regular season and there have been some fantastic games so far this year.
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In the Cavender family, playing quarterback in high school is more than a way of life; it’s a rite of passage.
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Today in History: Oct. 15, 2010
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A schism between Shasta College faculty and administration may only be growing wider after a board meeting Wednesday.
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Two men sniping over rules for the sound trucks trolling Redding streets agree on one point — proposed changes to the law won’t settle their beef.
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A community voting blitz is underway this month for a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh grant that would help kick-start the construction of a Redding community baseball field for youth leagues and collegiate teams on Simpson
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The rules: Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen books you’ve read that will always stick with you. List the first fifteen you can recall in no more than fifteen minutes. Tag however many people you'd like to tag...In no particular order...1. Our Hearts Were Young and Gay, Cornelia
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Cats are not impressed by how many sit-ups you can do..
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On last weekend's editorial endorsing Proposition 23, commenter "secondclass" -- who also supports the initiative on the argument that AB32's higher energy prices will drive industry and jobs out of state -- continues with a chart of global electricity prices,...
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Redding's Police Department has been subject to a difficult drawdown the past few years as the city's budget has shrunk, so any opportunity for new staffing is huge for RPD and the community at large. And the department's won a...
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The entire north side of the Fall River Valley, including parts of today's Glenburn and McArthur area, once contained a vast swampland and an expanse of tules comprising several thousand acres.
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Kevin Sharp has traveled full circle from a Make-A-Wish recipient as a teen-ager given six months to live to the man he is today: a country music recording artist and motivational speaker who has returned the favor and served as a wish maker to terminally ill children.
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Only 19 days remain before the elections, but that is enough time for you to have an impact on the outcome. According to Nate Silver at the Five Thirty Eight Blog (recently annexed by t
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  We are going to meet tonight 10/14/10 at Casa Azteca at 7.  It is on the corner of Park Marina and 44 right in front of Riverside INN and next to the Shell station.  It is in a private room so come on in!We are looking for a new home as we have outgrown the old one, contact Lani Kitkowski at c
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I've heard a lot of interesting misinformation pro and con when it comes to the effects of legalizing marijuana via Prop. 19, but last night a plugged-in political acquaintance came up with the strangest I've personally heard, which was attributed...
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A follow-up to my story today on the foreclosure mess. The link comes courtesy of Lisa McConnell, one of two Shasta County families mired in this foreclosure debacle whom I featured in today's article. The Happy Valley resident has bee
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Realtors are studying Bank of America’s decision to voluntarily stop foreclosures in California and have made some preliminary observations. Steve Goddard, President of the California Association of Realtors, summarized what is going on in a newsletter released Tuesday. Here are some of his points:  
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I've written my share of tepid candidate endorsements over the years -- and cast my share of not exactly satisfying votes -- so I understand that sometimes a choice is simply the best of two mediocre choices. But man, is...
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junk-n-treasures getting ready for coat drive for Good News Rescue Mission
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I'm a regular reader of the Chico News and Review and especially admire some of the long-form journalism it produces about important regional issues. However, its political endorsements can only make me laugh. Here's the intro: There are two important...
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So says a new poll from Rasmussen Reports: Incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer continues to hold the slightest of leads over Republican challenger Carly Fiorina in California's U.S. Senate race. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in California...
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I've been watching it for years, and I don't recall ever seeing the issue come up. Yet two candidates have won the Planned Parenthood of California Action Fund's coveted endorsement. No, not Rick Bosetti and Patrick Jones. The "choice" candidates...
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1. Fall into Dance 7 p.m. tonight, Cascade Theatre. Celebrating the creation of Cascade Christmas with Artistic Director James Santos, company members and a Tom Ramont documentary. Tickets $11.50. Available at the Cascade Theatre Box Office, at 243-8877 or at www.cascadetheatre.org. Call 226-6700 for more information.
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Visitors to the McConnell Arboretum and Gardens are familiar with artist Colleen Barry’s fun and whimsical “Mosaic Oasis,” the Children’s Garden focal water feature. Now, visitors can step inside and see Colleen’s newest work, part of “Formed by Fire,” a collaboration with artists John Harper and David Gentry.
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The hotel was built by Samuel Childs in approximately 1880 near the bank of Digger Creek on the north side and the west side of Manton Road on the Shasta County side of Manton. It was a 2-story wooden structure...
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Coleman Liebespeck is one of the friendliest and most attentive servers I’ve run across in the north state. But to see what he brings to the table, you’ll have to have lunch Tuesday through Friday at “The Classroom” restaurant inside the Shasta County Office of Education building on Magnolia Avenue in west Redding.
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• Don’t Be Reserved • Catch the Release • Support the Music • It’s a Classic • Go Yolo
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The names – Hawkeye, Radar, Trapper and Hot Lips Houlihan – are familiar to almost everyone, and that’s one reason director Wade Riggs decided “M*A*S*H” was the perfect vehicle to bring attention to the performing arts.
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I’m working them. I really love seeing them. These were inspired by the graphic design of the Powerpuff Girls. Their red trees against a black nightscape are so enchanting. My head is full of wonderful arboreal soft sculpture. I long to hang them on a white wall. First, I’ll have to clear one. Then I’ll
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Wow, I can't tell you what a fabulous experience it was to meet Honey Bandit's youngest fans. Yesterday, Terri (Farley), Jennifer Gillespie and I went to Manzanita School, in Redding California. We went to meet David Gilstrap and his fabulous...
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An autopsy will be performed Monday on a man found dead Wednesday inside a charred north Redding home.
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Yep, according to commenter "goldendragon" who weighed in on today's story on potential outsourcing of some city park work. Strazzarino's reply: frank#207005 writes: Please don't tell my wife that I make $300,000 per year. She will immediately go shopping. Last...
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Formed By FireStarting Sep 25, 2010 - Jan 09, 2011 In a unique collaboration local artists Colleen Barry, David Gentry and John Harper come together to create a dynamic exhibition for Turtle Bay Exploration Park. Sponsored by Sally Wells, Formed By Fire focuses on the shared concept of "fire" and ho
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A 30-year-old Red Bluff homeless man accused of beating another man to death nearly four years earlier has pleaded not guilty to the cold case murder.
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A friend e-mails a pdf file of a flyer he got this week. It's a "Voter Guide for Republicans" from an outfit in Torrance**. Under "Redding City Council" it lists Ken Murray ("realtor") and Francie Sullivan ("community volunteer"). Funny. I...
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A 44-year-old Springville man arrested on a $500,000 warrant charging him with molesting a girl over the course of several years was arraigned this afternoon in Shasta County Superior Court.
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No kidding. I've seen evidence of this daily, as an editor of FDotD, the Redding Area Foreclosure Deal of the Day (which is currently having server difficulties). For the last several years we've been chronicling the local showcase of big bank incompetence nearly every day, as overworke
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It's going to be another warm late fall day today in Redding. Today, the National Weather Service predicts sunny skies in Redding with a high near 88 degrees. Tonight will drop to as low as 57.
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Jeez, a 4000 sq ft home on almost 5 acres in a great Palo Cedro neighborhood for under $95 per sq ft. Pretty amazing. And it has a large barn too. We most recently recall it as a failed Short Sale from last year. It’s listed now as a 5/4 built in 1985. Representing the intere
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This Saturday marks the 20th annual Return of the Salmon Festival at Coleman National Fish Hatchery, outside of Anderson. New this year is a street fair in downtown Anderson that will run in conjunction with the festival and serve as home base for the traditional salmon bake. Most importantly, the chinook
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What: Cypress Elementary School Rummage Sale/Bake Sale When: Saturday (Oct. 16), 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Cypress Elementary School parking lot The sale is to raise funds to send the 5th graders to Whiskeytown Environmental School, aka WES Camp. The district used to pay for part of the camp, b
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I’ve heard Florence dismissively described as “Renaissance Disneyland” for her abundance of color, beauty and summer crowds, but you’d be hard pressed to find a greater concentration of import
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OK, my friends know that I’m not a hunter. They also know that I’m not a huge advocate of hunting in any form and that, frankly, I’m a little scared of firearms. Despite all of these things, I think it’s cool that our own Lassen Retriever Club is the host, and the Clear Creek Sports Club in Cornin
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I’m not a witch. But if I were, the first spell I’d cast would be to turn House Minority Leader John Boehner into British Prime Minister David Cameron. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell becomes — poof! — George Osborne, chancellor of the Exchequer.
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Temptingly simple solutions can hold devilish unintended consequences. Proposition 25, which would make it easier for our paralyzed state Legislature to pass budgets, is one of those false fixes.
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LIVE OAK — With the backdrop of the Sutter Buttes and a field of rice waiting to be harvested, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer made a campaign stop with Sacramento Valley rice farmers who praised work she has done for the industry.
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When Bryon Hamilton first became the Cougars’ head football coach, he was wishing that Foothill High School would be known one day as Linebacker High School.
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The Shasta High boys soccer team finally knows what it feels like to play at home. In the first official home soccer game at Thompson Field, the Wolves got two second-half goals to beat Pleasant Valley 2-0 on Wednesday.
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ORLAND — A Redding woman accused of having sexual relations with an Orland High School student, and sending lewd material to another, waived her right to a preliminary hearing in Glenn County Superior Court on Wednesday.
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The long-awaited Palo Cedro Community Park is one step closer to completion.
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The Eskimos signed West Valley High School and Eastern Washington product Matt Nichols to a practice roster agreement, the Edmonton Sun reported Wednesday.
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Today in History: Oct. 14, 2010
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The Redding Community Services Advisory Commission still is considering privatizing park maintenance and asked city staff members Wednesday to prepare a report for a special meeting in November.
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The president of the Redding School District board of trustees Wednesday called for an investigation into allegations of conflicts of interest and hiring improprieties surrounding the wife of the district’s former board president.
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Foothill High School graduate Megan Rapinoe, who was named to the 2011 U.S. women’s World Cup team Monday, will sign autographs and answer questions from fans from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Soccer Kraze, 1374 Hilltop Drive, Redding.
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Holiday Quality Foods in the Placer Heights shopping center on Placer Street in Redding will host a gluten-free food event from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday.
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One day after the attorneys general in all 50 states launched a joint investigation into foreclosures, local numbers released today show the crisis is not easing.
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At least one person died Wednesday morning in a house fire off Oasis Road in north Redding.
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Smoke is coming from the KFC building on Lake Boulevard in Redding and firefighters are investigating tonight to determine its source.
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Parenting is tough, but support from caring adults can lessen the burden. Research has shown that parents who are isolated, with few social connections, are at higher risk to abuse and neglect their children. Family, friends and neighbors can provide emotional support to parents by listening, offering encouragement and ass
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Chris Westbay once lived on three basic food groups: fast food, frozen and delivery. Overweight at 252 pounds and unhappy with his personal appearance, health and diet, Westbay made a life-altering commitment two years ago to change his bad eating ways and become a healthier person.
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The Senior Options Seminar will be at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Redding Library. It is sponsored by Redding Area Assisted Living Association, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation.
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of O- and AB- blood.
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Wonder what Jim Zauher, the city's former economic development czar, and John Troughton, who's trying to sell (or give away) lots at the park, think of this, from the New York Times Magazine: In the magazine article, Mr. Obama reflects...
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RCTA plans a Halloween theme for their Fall Tournament on October 30th.
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"Building the Beloved Community" World Community Day 2010 to be held Friday, November 5th at First United Methodist Church of Redding (East & South Streets). Potluck at 11:30 am with meeting following featuring guest speaker Pauline Bowen.
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The Pioneer Plaque Program originated in 1977 as a method of collecting pioneer stories and honoring our ancestors. The members of the Shasta Historical Society realized that an extra effort should be made to get the pioneer stories while some of them were still firsthand.
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The Shasta Historical Society has always encouraged education in all forms and especially wishes to create interest in our own Shasta County history. The Shasta Historical Society is pleased to have the opportunity and capability to offer this service to the students of our community.
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A Better Question should be: "Should Catholics Celebrate Halloween"? I encourage you to read this short post and decide for yourself what the answer to this question should be. "I DARE You!"
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Any in-the-know people reading have any idea what this IBEW-paid radio ad might be talking about? --- UPDATE --- OK, so I rang an IBEW rep to see if he could explain the ad. Haven't heard back yet. However, Brian...
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Uncle Sam and Uncle Nat were brothers who became the well-liked oldest inhabitants of Millville. Their real names were Samuel T. and Nathaniel T. Stroud. From the book titled 1881 History and Business Directory of Shasta County comes this: "The...
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are absolve, hiss and ridicule. Another departure, I think you'll agree. The Trials of St. JeromeThe hardened, gum-stained concrete sends shivers of pain up Jerome’s stumps, into his ass and explodes into a swi
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Marc points to Kent Dagg's latest thoughts on the City Council race, but didn't include Dagg's take on the choice voters face: So, to put it in the simplest terms imagine this: I'm your elected representative and in one hand...
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Steven Greenhut won't be celebrating no matter who wins the election for governor on Nov. 2: Californians are getting exactly what we deserve -- the choice between a kooky old union hack who helped create the current mess with past...
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Can I say what an amazing year this has been. Thanks to all of our awesome clients who we have been having a blast with! We're not updating this blog that often but trying to at least get stuff up on facebook so make sure your "like" our page so you can see when we update new photos. We still have about 65 or 70 sessions to
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Here’s a house with a “Beware” sign on the front. We can’t read what the sign warns us about in the photo, but we can guess. This one is priced for fixing. It’s the unwanted asset of the Fannie Mae organization now. Apparently they never actually read
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A tanker truck has has overturned this morning on the frontage road near northbound Interstate 5 at Pollard Flat, but the driver of the big rig reportedly is not injured.
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Excerpt from his most recent "Executive's View" at the Builders' Exchange web site: "...there is a large special interest group called the public employee unions who have changed campaigning in Redding forever. So much so, that they have spent five...
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At least one person died this morning in a house fire off Oasis Road in north Redding.
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Warm and sunny weather continues through today, but by Thursday expect to see a slow decline in temperatures that will bottom out in the low 70s by Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Today's high temperature is expected to be around 91, dropping to an overnight low of around 51. Slightly c
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What: Formed by Fire Speaker Series: John Harper When: Thursday, Oct. 14, Gallery opens at 6 p.m.; artist’s talk at 7 p.m. Where: Turtle Bay Museum - Art Gallery & Zubie’s Classroom Cost: Members free, nonmembers $3 What inspired the artists in this amazing exhibition?
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What: Still Married Perform at ARTsMart When: Saturday (Oct. 16), 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Where: Mt. Shasta Mall Acoustic duo Still Married (Craig and Erin Friedman) will perform original Shasta County country folk tunes on October 16th, as part of the Shasta County Arts Council’s ARTsMART. Th
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What: Experience Old West Day at Turtle Bay When: Saturday (Oct .16), 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Where: Turtle Bay’s McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, in Carl & Leah’s Meadow Cost: Free with park admission Enjoy a lively reenactment of frontier justice by the Law Dawgs
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In 1969, one of Shasta County’s more famous residents, Merle Haggard, released a song that since has become something of a signature for him. “Okie from Muskogee” was an overnight hi
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When shopping around town this month you might notice that pink seems to have become an official fall color. With breast cancer being the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women, according to the National Cancer Institute, it is hard not to know someone whose life
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Dear Lynne: How do you switch a bean-vegetable soup made from dried beans from "OK" to "really great"? You've mentioned a couple of times that cooking dried beans with vegetables is easy soup. Well, mine are easy, but dull as a tree stump. What's the deal here; what am I missing? -- Missing Soup Karma in Milwaukee
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Jim Reed, the Democrat running to unseat 12-term incumbent Rep. Wally Herger, might have meant to question his rival’s fitness for office, but his baseless accusation reflects far more on the man making it than its intended target.
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One of a surprising number of old, well-established politicians being challenged in this year’s election by some unknown newcomer is Sen. Russ Feingold in Wisconsin. In a recent debate between Sen. Feingold and his challenger, businessman Ron Johnson, the difference between the old pol and new guy on the block stoo
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The Redding Christian volleyball team now sits alone atop the Tri-Cities League standings. But it wasn’t an easy task.
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For a moment, the Wolves were staring at another mid-match lull after grabbing a two-set lead on the road. But the Shasta High School volleyball team recovered to roll to a four-set win over host Foothill 25-21, 25-18, 16-25, 25-18 on Tuesday night.
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In Jason O’Dell’s mind, any home loss is something that can’t happen.
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Those who attended Foothill’s 48-7 win over Enterprise last week witnessed a little bit of history as the Hornets had a very rare blowout loss.
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The Red Hawks swept visiting Pacific Union of Angwin 25-12, 25-16, 25-11 at home Tuesday for their fourth straight victory.
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It’s time for a change in Washington, if you believe the fiery rhetoric from Carly Fiorina’s appearance in Redding on Tuesday.
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It may take weeks — or even months — before officials in Trinity County officially identify the two people who were found dead last week inside their Trinity Pines home.
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Redding would not save any money hiring a private firm to mow lawns, trim shrubs, pull weeds and do other basic maintenance in city parks, according to a report up for discussion today at City Hall.
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David Taylor, 48, of Redding, wasn’t expecting to go to jail when he answered the front door to his home shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday. He was holding his morning cup of coffee, barefoot and wearing a T-shirt and a pair of shorts.
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David Gilstrap’s fourth-graders threw down a challenge Tuesday. The Manzanita Elementary School students raised about $140 for Honey Bandit, a wild horse foal rescued after being severely injured after a Bureau of Land Management wild horse roundup in September.
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Did you know that October is National Arts and Humanities month? I didn't. But now I do, and Craig and I will celebrate with a great group of local artists, musicians and performers at the Shasta Arts Council's
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Recently, residents in Redding have found fliers for Patrick Jones and his tea-drinking partner, Gary Cadd, rolled up together and placed on their doors. The interesting part has to do with Jones' flier. He has salary and compensation information (that he was "shocked" to learn about after 4 years as mayor) printed on the f
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More than one way to fix the budgetOur current Redding City Council majority seems to think they have the only way to solve the city’s budget crisis. Their solution is to unilaterally take away employee benefits. They have totally rejected union concessions saving the budget real money.The reality
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Readers who submit recipes at www.redding.com/recipes from now through Dec. 31 will get a free Record Searchlight reusable shopping bag. If your recipe is chosen to be printed in a Food section of the Record Searchlight between now and Jan. 5, 2011, you’ll receive two free
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Spanish cuisine is as varied as its landscape, from seafood dishes inspired by its coastline, to sausage and pork dishes that come from its mountain regions. Spanish food has experienced a renaissance in the U.S. with the introduction of tapas bars, including one in Redding. These eateries feature small servings of flavorf
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Is it me or do entries on friendslist look all weird, especially where your LJ name is?
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What are your three most and least favorite foods?Submitted By roguetheelf View 1313 Answers Favorites -
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So this is how it ends. Not with gunfire, screams and blood as the United States is invaded by foreign forces, or the government captured by conservative forces applying the “Second Amendment remedy” Sharron Angle
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There's a local web site I often visit that aggregates news stories and blog posts. It also has links to mugshots of folks booked into local jails. This morning I noticed the following notice, in bold red letters, at the...
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From the Lassen County Times: Susanville Mayor Lino Callegari said he is concerned the practice of cloud seeding in the Shasta and Lake Almanor regions of the state may be part of the reason why Eagle Lake has such low...
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Caltrans, in cooperation with the City of Redding, has installed traffic signals on State Route 299 (Eureka Way) at 11th Street, which will become operational Wednesday, October 13, 2010 beginning at 5:30 a.m. Changeable Message Signs will be operational for the next week alerting drivers to the new signals.  Moto
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Regularly changing a menu to reflect what's seasonally fresh is a common custom in the restaurant business. In the north state, however, precious few businesses utilize the practice. For chef Che Stedman and his staff at Moonstone Bistro, using locally grown whole foods and shifting with the seasons is ...
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OK, this video last six minutes, and you may think you don’t care for rap music, but I promise you that you can’t help but fall in love with it by the end! The video was created for the feast of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz by seminarian Jeremy Santos. St. Lorenzo was the first Filipino saint and a martyr for the faith.
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Reddings Got Talent!
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Around the world in 80 days using only battery power. This is your chance to meet an international group of transportation pioneers, as they make a lunch, recharge, and media stop in Shasta Lake.
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Around the world in 80 days using only battery power. This is your chance to meet an international group of transportation pioneers, as they make a lunch, recharge, and media stop in Shasta Lake.
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What has 40 heads, 160 legs and eats a lot of hay?
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What has 40 heads, 160 legs and eats a lot of hay?
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A Shasta College cafeteria worker was arrested today and charged with embezzling more than $30,000 from the school's cafeteria fund.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Go to www.wonews.com or subscribe at wonsubs.com. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES KLAMATH RIVER, Iron Gate — Salmon fishing continued to be very good below Iron Gate Dam. Many anglers are continuing to hook 10 or more fish in an outing, although others haven’t been doing as we
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The Southern California hospital chain that owns Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding is being investigated by state and federal authorities for an unusually high rate of life-threatening infections among its older patients.
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Loving life and dancing and every sport is what this all American superherograndson is about! Check it out - he can also sing every song on the radio, way better than Miley or that Justin kid. Look out world, we've got another superstar!
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Around the world in 80 days using only battery power. This is your chance to meet an international group of transportation pioneers, as they make a lunch, recharge, and media stop in Shasta Lake.
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When shopping around town this month you might notice that pink seems to have become an official fall color. Breast Cancer is fought by hundreds of thousands of women and men each year, including some of our own right here in Shasta County. In an effort to battle the second leading cause of cancer related death in women, th
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“I am thrilled to be able to unveil this new orchestra to the community,” commented Dr. Corbin. “I believe the audience will be pleased at the magnitude and quality of what we are able to do with our local talent. The repertoire is diverse, and I know listeners of all ages will be able to engage in this concert—from
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The Rainbow Whale is up over at DarcyArts at Etsy, swimming free and easy through a sea that is sometimes rough but always life-giving. We all need to remember that there are so many creatures in the sea and each one is a special shining  jewel on this planet. This soft sculpture was created for all [...]
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The Redding area's state senator did not vote on the state budget. He was absent, his spokesman says, due to a previous family commitment. However, the spokesman adds that even if he'd been in Sacramento, he'd not have been a...
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This sounds like a hoot of an event: A glimpse of courtship and marriage during the 1800's will be featured in a special program sponsored by the Behrens Eaton Museum and Shasta Courthouse Museum at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October...
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Firefighters pounced on a blaze in Palo Cedro this morning, containing it at half an acre.
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It wasn't fancy, but it served the purpose. It was conveniently located right across the road from the Manton Bar letting everyone know that's where he or she could end up if... The following information is out of Alice...
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“African Morning” by Louise Tuthill What: Wine Tasting and Art Show at Anselmo Vinyards When: Sunday (Oct. 17), 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Where: Anselmo Vinyards Six artists will combine local art with local wine at a special Sunday brunch at
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What: 9th Annual Wings of Angels and Sons of Italy Spaghetti Feed When: Saturday (Oct. 16), 2 to 9 p.m.; live auction at 7 p.m. Where: Sons of Italy, 4850 Cedars Road Cost: Adults $10; children under 12 years, $5. Purchase tickets at the door or online at
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It was sunny and breezy, a cool, beautiful Sunday I walked out to see Honey Bandit and he was drenched in sweat. His little body was burning up and he was on fire. I immediately took his temperature and it...
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Here’s a classic Sunset West home. It was listed for $900K in ’04, and seems to have last sold in ’07 for $695K. We’re sure it seemed like a deal back then, about $114K ago. Anyway, you and I sort-of-own this lovely 1991 home now, as taxpaying co-owners of the Fannie Ma
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The weather should remain sunny and warm today and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Today's high should be around 90 degrees, with an overnight low of around 47. For Wednesday, expect a high around 91 and clear skies. The overnight low for the Redding area should be around 44 degrees.
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Among the memories of my youth, I very fondly recall catching lizards. Their reptilian stares, their colorful and varied skins of beady armor. Although I no longer wield the hand-eye speed I possessed in those magical days of jars and cigar box terrariums, It seems I can still catch an occasional lizard. And still let it
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Fellow Reddingites. Once again I find myself drawn to the politics of my hometown, the City of Redding. I did not make this decision to run for city council lightly. I believe that Redding is in a pivotal place in its history. Past decisions, made by well-meaning leaders, based on the information they had at the time, ha
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I extend my personal thanks to everyone – volunteer and paid worker – who participated in the recent Public Lands Day events at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Lake Shasta, the Clear Creek Greenway and elsewhere. I’ve noticed significantly cleaner parking areas and trailheads, a few new signs and tou
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My warning to anyone attending this year’s Focus Film Festival: Prepare for a 180-degree shift in the way you view the experience of living with a disability. “We’re about the human condition,” said f
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What: Soroptimist International of Redding’s 13th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon When: Oct 19. Doors open at 11; lunch service starts at 11:45 Where: Redding Convention Center Cost: $30 This year’s luncheon will feature critically acclaimed author, artist and speak
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Every national poll shows the Republican Party is poised to make big gains this fall, perhaps even taking back control of both the House and Senate. Even here in California, where the movie muscleman Arnold Schwarzenegger is the only GOP candidate of the last 18 years to win a top-of-ticket race, Republican nominees for
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Proposition 24 is a dreary measure about obscure business taxes whose details nobody but a certified public accountant could love. Cut through the weeds, though, and voters face a clear philosophical choice.
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WHEREVER YOU STAND, VOTE: Polls suggest November's election will have a very low turnout. I hope they're wrong. Those who do not exercise their privilege to vote should keep their mouths shut when legislation is passed or a politician elected that is not to their liking. Whatever your affiliation, vote. It does count.
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In 1910: The McCormick-Saeltzer Co. of Redding opened a temporary branch store in Kennett for the display and sale of $3,500 of ladies' cloaks and suits.
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Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and their supporters gathered at City Hall in Redding to celebrate National Coming Out Day on Monday.
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Humboldt State senior Eric Malain was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association’s Male Cross Country Runner of the Week for the week of Oct. 4-10.
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Among the more than 500 creditors in Helser Chevrolet Inc.'s Chapter 7 bankruptcy are hundreds of customers who purchased extended warranty contracts with the former Red Bluff dealer.
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A 2-year old mountain lion that took off with a 75-pound goat Friday was captured and killed by a Department of Fish and Game trapper Saturday morning.
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Foothill High School graduate Megan Rapinoe has been named to the 2011 U.S. women's World Cup team, she said Monday.
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A dispute between the Gateway Unified School District and Rocky Point Charter School could be headed toward mediation.
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An environmentalist group has filed a petition urging state wildlife managers to put a woodpecker under California's endangered or threatened species protection, a move that both environmentalists and timber officials say could drastically curtail salvage logging around the state.
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Emergency personnel are responding tonight to Cypress Avenue in the area of Beverly Drive for a pedestrian that was hit by a car.
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The Cottonwood Creek Watershed Group is in dire straits, and its board members have asked the Shasta County Sheriff's Office to investigate how it got there, board member Jim Busher said. The board also has planned an emergency meeting for Thursday to find out what the community wants to do with the group.
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Rep. Wally Herger has called off a debate with Democratic challenger Jim Reed scheduled later this month.
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The 2009-2010 legislative session has come to a close and here are the bills impacting real estate transactions that passed into law and take effect Jan. 1, 2011: Short Sale Deficiencies- A seller’s first trust deed lender cannot seek a deficiency judgement against the borrower after a short sale. Fr
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This is the day when Americans are celebrating Christopher Columbus, the man who sailed the ocean blue in 1492 and allegedly discovered America nearly 500 years ago. But did he? Was he really the first person to discover America? More...
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Firefighters put out a fire in a shed on Spring Gulch Road near Spanish Gulch Road, according to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection official.
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California Highway Patrol officials reported that several small grass fires were called in this morning along Highway 99 West near Manor Lane.
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U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina will speak at Simpson University on Tuesday, though her press people apparently are hesitant to tell anyone but her Republican base that.
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I don’t think of ReallyRedding as a political blog. But in fact, every act of written expression is a political act in this world. The recent award of the Nobel Prize to Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo makes this painfully clear.
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Looking around Etsy I can see that a sort of drab low-key color range is the fashion. I have a hard time finding the smallest scrap of desire to lower the volume on my color palate. I am nothing if not changeable — Gemini Rising — so there may come a time when I just don’t need [...]
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Ran across this item on off-grid.net the same day my latest REU bill arrived. Read the whole "off-the-grid-mates wanted" ad here. "We are a married couple; wife is 57 and husband is 58. We are very active and not afraid...
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What: 10th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction at People of Progress’ Octuberfest When: Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Where: First United Methodist Church’s Social Hall, at the corner of South & East Streets in downtown Redding. Honoring people, potatoes, and our ability to move forward t
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Still no Interwebs service at home. Everything is done by coffee shop or stolen signal.Thought I'd do a OneWord. One word, and 60 seconds to writer. That word? Sunlight.Sunlight pervades this place. The kind of lemony-yellow light that makes you squint, sneeze, just by looking at it. It envelopes you, like
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The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for much of the north state today due to hot, dry and windy conditions. "A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly," the weather service posted on its website. "A combination of strong winds...
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Not does a week go by that I am not approached by someone who is desperate for better liturgical music. It isn't that there are many bad musicians in Catholic Churches, most are very good and have the best of intentions. Most are very sincere in their desire to provide good and spiritual music for the parishioners.
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Ken Murray was born in Los Angeles, attended grammar school in the small San Joaquin Valley town of Planada and graduated high school at Newport Harbor High in Newport Beach.  After graduation he enlisted in the United States
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What: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces Cultural Bus Tour When: Saturday, Oct 16; departs 7:15 a.m., returns 9:30 p.m. The Shasta County Arts Council is currently offering a Post-Impressionist Masterpieces Cultural Bus Tour to the de Young Fine Arts Museum in San Francisco ~ Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne
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What: Fall Into Dance - Fundraiser for The Dance Project When: Thursday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Where: Cascade Theatre Cost: $10 per person Tickets available
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Healthy Shasta announced the five selected Action Heroes for 2010 at Healthy Shasta’s annual Walk This Way at Turtle Bay event. The Action Heroes were selected to be honored for their efforts in making healthy eating and physical activity choices easier for others. The Action Heroes are: Organizatio
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What: “Music and Merlot” to Support Evergreen Union School District Music When: 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 Where: Burnsini Vineyards in Cottonwood Cost: $45 per person donation Despite the financial crisis in California’s public schools, Evergreen Union School District
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They catch the light - especially the low, soft slanting light of Autumn; they dance in the slightest breeze; they hold dew drops and rain drops like pearls, winking on a string; they arch and drape and cascade, adding both vertica
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What: The Shasta College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers workshop: Setting Up Your Quickbooks Company When: Thursday (Oct. 14), 1 - 5 p.m. Where: SBDC Training Room, 1420 Butte Street, Redding Cost: $35 per person This workshop will take participants through the steps o
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I’d planned to live out the rest of my days with the love of my life, my husband of 13 years, in our Igo dream house. Cue nightmare. Water-in-the-face wake-up call. As I disclosed last week, my marriage unexpectedly took a horrible
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At one time or another, all curious taxpayers scratch their heads in wonderment and ask the question: How can the city spend all that money on palm trees (or art installations, or fancy new lampposts, or you name it) while the schools are crying poverty, the county’s downsizing its jail, and we’re straining j
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In general it is not the policy of the Youth Violence Prevention Council to take formal positions on political candidates or issues; nonetheless, from time to time situations or proposals arise that have a direct and/or dire impact on the very people on whom our efforts are focused. Proposition 19 — the “Regu
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Here’s an overview of what’s open and closed today for Columbus Day
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Today in History: Oct. 11, 2010
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A recently passed law aims to get truant students back in school by placing responsibility on parents.
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After the Sundial Bridge was completed in 2004, Egon Harrasser of Redding found a way to combine his love of architecture and running.
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Anderson is getting ready to celebrate its favorite fish.
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The Shasta, Foothill and West Valley high school varsity cross country teams finished in the top 10 at the West Valley Coed Cross Country Invitational at West Valley in Cottonwood.
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esse Loughmiller, 21, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing more than $600 of power tools from the Red Bluff Home Depot store, police reported.
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Linking the Siskiyou Mountains to the Cascades, the Siskiyou Crest is a biologically diverse hot spot, says the group trying to have it declared a national monument.
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[brokeneckstudio.blogspot.com] I did make it out and about for awhile to the ArtHop on Saturday.  I am really interested in getting some Art Stirring going on around Anderson too!! For some reason my Brokeneckstudio link has not been working?  S
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As I sit here on this warm October afternoon, waiting for two loaves of herbed bread to rise so I can put them in the oven, I have been thinking about something I mostly pushed to the back of my mind for many years. I've very rarely talked about this to anyone because there didn't seem to be any point in rehashing that part
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Assume they mean Big Bike weekend. If there's not enough $$$ for law enforcement in Oakland, city officials felt they couldn't afford "feel good" stuff like this. Officers had to come on their own dime apparently. The Chronicle teases the...
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Especially if you're standing near a container of gunpowder. The Chron reports here....
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Oh I tried, I really did!  I started out strong at Infinite Designs, visiting with Jeanette, Ann and several others including Presented Artist Ursula Guderian!  Jeanette and Ann always have
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Jesse Loughmiller, 21, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing more than $600 worth of power tools from the Red Bluff Home Depot store, said Kevin W. Busekist, Red Bluff Police Department patrol sergeant.
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The mystery photo was the Western Hotel on the southwest corner of Yuba and Oregon Streets in downtown Redding. The mystery photo on the left shows the hotel with three stories; today it has only two stories. The reason...
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From a Wall Street Journal column: The big question from the mortgage meltdown isn't why so many distressed homeowners are defaulting on their loans. It's why any of them are still making payments. In the worst-hit areas millions have...
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Hi ya'll. Been a busy couple of days. Yesterday, (Friday), some of our "new friends" came up and stayed with us. They then had a booth at the RAIN Flea market to raise money for Honey Bandit. We had a...
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Today should be sunny with a high around 88 degrees. Temperatures will cool down to 59 degrees tonight, and winds are expected to pick up to about 6 to 11 mph. Expect sunshine and strong winds tomorrow as high as 26 mph.
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Today’s gospel has such a rich message for us, a message about faith, a message that might just change our lives if truly understood. As the 10 lepers began to approach Jesus they stated “have Pity on us.”. And what does Christ do? Him simply says. “Go show yourselves to the priest.
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Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, wr
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OROVILLE — The namesake may be the Roadrunners, but the Butte College football team is known for its a bruising power running game.
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Do you feel like your computer has a split personality? On the one hand, it can be so helpful: keeping you in touch with friends and family and helping you find recipes, books and cool travel deals. Yet, on the other hand, it crashes, gets infected with viruses and spyware, and takes you places you never wanted to go.
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Ads for air fresheners are everywhere. From sprays to plug-ins, they promise to get rid of annoying smells, to “clean” the air — and they use chemicals and fillers to do it.
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In late September, Lowe’s installed Recycling Centers at almost all if its 1,700 U.S. stores.
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Michael Ellis Owner, Direct Profits Marketing
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My 83-year-old father lives in California and has been separated from his 50-year-old wife (my mother) for the past 11 years, but never filed for divorce. They are still married, but living apart. My father has about $50,000 in credit-card debt, some cards with just his name and some with both names. My mother has about $8
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One of the more frustrating aspects of remote support these days is connecting to another computer across town or across the world.
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Courtesy of Mercy Medical Center, Redding
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They were already calling it the “Year of the Pitcher” when Roy “Doc” Halladay put an exclamation mark on it by no-hitting the Reds, 4-0, in the opening game of the National League LDS.
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With the possible exception of the Paradise Bobcats, the Shasta Wolves and the Foothill Cougars are the two hottest teams in the Northern Section at the moment.
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While many people venture into nature as a way to get away from the conveniences of modern life, a growing number of outdoorsmen are finding ways to use technology to enhance the way that they experience the great outdoors. Whether people are using GPS applications for orientation and geocaching or simply want to bring alo
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Q: I have some questions about pig hunting, and I want to make sure I’m on the right track here. First of all, can I use Global Positioning System tracking collars on my dogs? And what is the law regarding owning a wild boar? Can you buy them when sold as livestock from somebody who is breeding Russian or European pigs?
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The Forerunner series of athletic-minded watches from Garmin Ltd. have gained a devotion with some athletes and exercisers that may only be described as cultish. But it is with good reason: Forerunner watches are top-shelf performers and they offer functions unlike anything else on the market.
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Today, we cover the additional gun safety rule — be aware that certain types of guns and many shooting activities require additional safety precautions.
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Redding Recreation has been recognized as a 2010 Healthy Shasta Action Hero. This honor has been bestowed upon us by way of public nominations and a selection process by Healthy Shasta. Visithealthyshasta.org to learn more and view all of the Action Hero profiles.
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While standing on the boat ramp at the Posse Grounds giving my dog a swim in the icy waters of the Sacramento River during an early evening hot period, I observed a fellow launch his boat into the water. I could not help from admiring the beautiful craft, which was artfully designed for big river travel, and fishing.
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Municipal bankruptcy or criminal gangs. The choice between Redding City Council candidates Nov. 2 is that stark, at least for those caught up in the campaign’s rhetoric.
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Redding Planning Commissioner Chris Young is looking to oust incumbent Les Baugh from the District 5 seat of the Shasta County Board of Supervisors.
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With just a few weeks left until the Nov. 2 election and absentee ballots already in the hands of many local voters, Democrats and Republicans in Shasta County had a clear message on Saturday for their parties’ faithful.
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Alliances in Redding City Council politics among business, labor and some of their chosen candidates have shifted recently like bags of groceries in a pickup on a back road.
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Here’s an overview of what’s open and closed Monday, Columbus Day.
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I am impressionable. I’ll admit it. I often get very excited about things that pour into my head from the radio. Yesterday I heard the author of the latest book on the paleolithic diet speak. I have jumped off the cliff and have sworn off starch, grains, beans, eek potatoes except for sweet potatoes/yams, AND NO [...
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From the Redding Police Officers Association web site today: RPOA guarantees there has not been nor will there be any boycott of businesses based on what sign might be displayed on their property. Our membership is free to patronize any...
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I received the following email about Fleaville from fellow historian Richard Silva of Yreka who was doing research in the area on Nobles Emigrant Trail. Richard found it in Marion Allen's book titled Where the 'ell is Shingletown? "The next...
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Remember the startled look on Sandra Bullock’s face in last year’s movie The Proposal as she realizes she must make a trip to Alaska? Bullock must convince her employer that her hastily-announced engagement to her assistant is genuine, all to avoid being deported to Canada. She stumbles ove
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Dunno why, but this morning I remembered a luncheon I had in June 2009 with John Troughton, the man the City of Redding has retained to sell Stillwater Business Park. Excerpt below. A link to the whole thing. "I always...
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It's going to be a lovely weekend in the Redding area. Today, the National Weather Service predicts it will be mostly cloudy in Redding with a high near 82 degrees. Tonight will be party cloudy with a low around 59.
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The flap about Jerry Brown or someone in his camp calling Meg Whitman a "whore" reminded me of a favorite book, political humorist P.J. O'Rourke's 1991 classic, Parliament of Whores. A couple of quotes: Every government is a parliament of...
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Today’s FDotD is out in the country to the northeast of Redding on about 4.5 acres. It’s listed as a 1961 built 3/1.5 of about 1860 sq ft. It’s nice terrain out there with lots of space between residences. It seems to have last sold in ’04 for $252K, when it
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What's a year and half? Nothing. A blink of an eye, really. But I'm back at it and it feels good. See, there's this girl. And she's having a birthday and the one thing she wanted more than anything else was a reminder of how awesome her family is. So this is for her. (And this is how awesome her family is:)
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Shasta’s high-powered offensive attack continued to shine as quarterback Clay Cavender threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more and the Wolves cruised past Pleasant Valley 47-6 at Thompson Field on Friday.
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he Knights are winless on the season and now must travel to meet the fourth-ranked team in the state.
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Trying to raise funds in these economic times is challenging, to say the least.
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Trinity High needed just 42 seconds to score and the Wolves’ football team never looked back en route to 46-0 Sacramento Valley League rout over an ailing host U-Prep squad Friday.
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The Foothill High School football team snapped a three-game skid in its rivalry with Enterprise in emphatic fashion, delivering a 48-7 thumping at the Hornets Nest on Friday.
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Lane Bryant is returning to Redding.
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Back in the 1980s, a comic known as Gallagher was very popular and from what I understand is still doing performances. Gallagher promoted an idea where everyone who owned a vehicle would be issued a specific number of specially marked rubber tipped darts. Whenever you would observe someone else driving like an idiot, you w
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Live rock music provided the soundtrack to the open house at Northern Valley Catholic Social Service’s Second Home mental health wellness center held on Thursday.
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Three candidates vying for two Anderson City Council seats answered questions about the local economy and state ballot initiatives while injecting a bit of humor during Thursday’s candidates forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
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Bank of America on Friday halted foreclosures on homes across the country so it could review paperwork in tens of thousands of cases for flaws, expanding a crisis at a perilous time for the housing market.
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Trinity County officials have yet to identify two badly burned people found dead this week inside a torched home in Trinity Pines near Hayfork, an area that’s become synonymous with large-scale, commercial marijuana grows.
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There’s going to be at least one new face selected to the Anderson City Council in the Nov. 2 election.
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A 28-year-old Shingletown man pleaded not guilty Friday in Shasta County Superior Court to 36 criminal counts, including possession of child pornography, as well as possession of methamphetamine and LSD.
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A 41-year-old Redding man was sentenced Friday in Shasta County Superior Court to three years in prison after pleading no contest last month to incest and furnishing methamphetamine to an 18-year-old mentally disabled woman.
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North State in Brief: Oct. 9, 2010
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Today in history: Oct. 9, 2010
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Integrating social media in your business is the topic for the next Shasta Technology Association’s brown-bag luncheon Oct. 22.
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It would have been easy for Donna Araiza to be overwhelmed with grief when her 9-year-old daughter, Alyssa, died after months of horrific, painful cancer treatment.
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Redding’s too small for Gallup & Co. to care, so we’ll have to wait until the evening of Nov. 2 to see what sort of City Council the political winds give us.
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Both Mayor Patrick Henry Jones and his fellow Tea Party compatriot, Gary Cadd, have made allegations regarding local businesses being intimidated by city employees. The allegations claim city employees have threatened businesses with a boycott if they do not remove signs supporting Jones-Cadd. After Jones made his
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Mayor is childish and unprofessionalLast Tuesday, I was one of many who stood in front of City Hall in support of public safety. I cannot believe all of the negativity that has been going on during this upcoming City Council race.While I was in front of City Hall holding a sign that said “We Suppor
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City Council is not showing good faithI am extremely saddened and distressed that our City Council has chosen to view our law enforcement and fire personnel as an adverse, hard-core group with their own selfish motives. The council’s behavior has displayed gross lack of good-faith bargaining.Grante
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Well, John Reit is not running for City Council on a medical-marijuana platform, but he called this afternoon to volunteer that he is candidate whom James Benno mentioned at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The former Shasta County supervisor and current...
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How Much Pain Are Republicans Willing To Inflict on The American People? That was the question Dee Dee Myers asked in a Vanity Fair column back in March 2009 when Rush Limbaugh and many Republican politicians were flatly announcin
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A traffic accident that took out a traffic control box at Shasta and Pine streets in downtown Redding is causing a backup.
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Trinity County officials have yet to identify two badly burned people found dead this week inside a torched home in Trinity Pines near Hayfork, an area that’s become synonymous with large-scale, commercial marijuana grows.
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Fire restrictions on public lands in five north state counties have been lifted.
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Michael Kuker hit the nail on the head first thing! He was the first guesser and his answer was right on. It's the Western Hotel on the corner of Oregon and Yuba Streets in downtown Redding. Congratulations Mike! Mike wins...
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It's a great time of year to invite a few ornamental oddballs into your home. Try a warty pumpkin or a twisted gourd.
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Master Gardeners offer tips about watering.
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Teaching Garden at Shasta College announces lineup of fall classes.
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Journalists ponder newsroom pumpkin.
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No, not campaign signs. Detail of a picture I bought about ten years ago. How many of these iconic signs have disappeared from downtown Redding since then?...
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From an ad in Thursday's DATE magazine in the RS: "REU proudly supports...'Out of this World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television'...Turtle Bay Exploration Park October 9 - January 9...See iconic props, models and costumes from some of the most...
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Lane Bryant is returning to Redding. The women’s clothing and apparel store will open a new location in the Target shopping center inside the former Fashion Bug space later this month.
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Q. Do followers of your religion seek redemption for transgressions? If so, how? The Science of Mind tradition views sin as “missing the mark” and a call to reassess and adjust one’s journey in life essentially making course corrections to benefit the individual. Additionally, the teaching actively promotes conscience
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Q. Do followers of your religion seek redemption for transgressions? If so, how? The Science of Mind tradition views sin as “missing the mark” and a call to reassess and adjust one’s journey in life essentially making course corrections to benefit the individual. Additionally, the teaching actively promotes conscience
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An interesting letter was apparently sent to the Shasta Builders' Exchange in March but only forwarded to me in response to the recent talk of business boycotts by city unions. It precedes the election -- though not the arguments at...
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To our true fans on Redding.com: I’m asking for your help with a little experiment.
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The Chronicle reports a blockbuster this morning: California grossly miscalculated pollution levels in a scientific analysis used to toughen the state's clean-air standards, and scientists have spent the past several months revising data and planning a significant weakening of the...
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Republicans need to pretend they've never raised taxes. It's just in their DNA. So I can't really fault Jim Nielsen for claiming that the state budget, for which he voted, "contains no tax increases," as he did in a press...
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What is the name of this building and where is it located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! All you have to do to win is name the building and its location. If you're the first person to...
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Hi Well, last night was another cold one. It was drizzling/raining again this morning. Looks like summer is over. It is supposed to be nice this weekend. That would be great as RAIN (Rescued Animals in Need) is having...
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Excerpt from the piece, headlined "Will Mendocino County Become the Napa Valley of Marijuana?": Mendocino isn't the only California destination calculating whether, and how, to attract similar-minded travelers. Joey Luiz, a winery sales manager who's running for city council in...
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Traffic has slowed this morning at South Market Street and Cypress Avenue as crews respond to a bark area in South City Park in Redding.
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Oops, too late. It was on the MLS for just over 4 hours yesterday before the listing agent pended it double ended. If you had a time machine, you might be able to go back and buy this outstanding deal. But was it ever really available to buy? It’s a valid question, and perhaps we’ll never know. Meanwhi
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After a couple of days of clouds, the skies are expected to be much clearer today. The National Weather Service forecasts a bit of warming trend that will carry through the weekend. The high today in Redding is expected to be near 80 degrees today. The overnight low will be 54.
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Jewelry artist Ursula Guderian's eclectic collections, made from found objects, exotic beads and pounded metals, look and feel like they belong in another era. Part industrial age, part roaring 20s and part romantic Victorian, her pieces are made with love and detailed attention in her Igo studio ...
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We all remember that on January 21, 2010 the Supreme Court overturned a restriction that dated back to 1907, when our Republican President Theodore Roosevelt called on Congress to forbid the all-powerful corporations, railroads and national banks from using their money in federal election campaigns.  After Worl
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This 2/1 is about 1138 sq ft. We’re told it needs some repairs and may not be suitable for financing in it’s current state. Which is somewhat ironic, since it had apparently been bought with a mortgage that you and I as taxpayers are currently on the hook for as a
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Redding Cooperative Pre-school students Jonah Jones (from right), Gavin Coe, Caleb Tharpe, Salah Good and Mattea Lader, all 3, listen as teacher Jula Lader reads to them. The school, along with other early care and education locations across Shasta County, took part Thursday in “Read for the Record,” aimed to help set a
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A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a 23-year-old man suspected of cultivating marijuana on public land in the mountains west of Red Bluff and arraigned seven others in connection with a Trinity County plantation.
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A 37-year-old Lakehead-area man accused of raping a drugged woman, leaving her naked near a Shasta Dam overlook and stealing her car won’t have a jury trial until next year.
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It’s that time of year. Yes, it’s flu season and time for that shot to help keep you healthy.
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James Santos, artistic director of The Dance Project and U-Prep dance teacher, is running away to join the circus.
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A woman was killed Thursday morning when the car in which she was riding hit a tree on Texas Springs Road west of Redding.
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The Crossing Youth and Family Resource Center in Redding will host an open house from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at its new home at 2611 Bechelli Lane.
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When Enterprise hosts Foothill today, two teams will take the field with completely different attitudes.
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The outcome wasn’t decided until nightfall and the it came at a different venue.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Go to www.wonews.com or subscribe at wonsubs.com. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES FORT BRAGG—The smoke is still swirling over a three day bout of albacore action that brought tuna as close as three miles from the buoy, and although the action wasn’t long lived, the bite brough
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Mountain lions may be dangerous, but area law enforcement officials don’t believe they are an imminent threat.
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Snow on Lassen Peak slowed trail work this week, meaning the popular north state path will remain closed until next year.
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Snow on Lassen Peak slowed trail work this week, meaning the popular north state path will remain closed until next year.
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The Foothill High volleyball team learned first-hand why Pleasant Valley’s Kiley Mansfield is arguably the best player in the Northern Section.
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The Shasta High School girls volleyball team swept Las Plumas 25-12, 25-18, 25-15 on Thursday.
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The football season reaches the halfway point of the regular season, meaning most teams head into league play with today’s games.
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Foothill, Lassen and Hayfork are undisputed No. 1 in their respective divisions yet again.
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Letters to the Editor: Oct. 8, 2010
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A president’s first midterm election is inevitably a referendum on his two years in office. The bad news for Democrats is that President Obama’s “re-elect” number is 38 percent — precisely Bill Clinton’s in October 1994, the eve of the wave election that gave Republicans control of the House for the first time
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Should California — should America — legalize marijuana? Not just for real or purported medicinal uses, but for anyone who wants to light a pipe to unwind after work or pass an afternoon fishing at the lake?
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Alaska Senatorial candidate Joe Miller, and Nevada Senatorial candidate Sharron Angle among others (
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A Redding woman was arrested this morning on suspicion of felony embezzlement from her former employer.
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Proposition 23, which would suspend the state's key law to fight global warming, seems to have great symbolic value -- and would make a statement about where the people's priorities are -- but it would it have much effect? Read...
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Corporate giveaways are OK, apparently, if it's for a feel-good company like Humboldt Redwood. Here's the company's explanation of the need and appropriateness of its $20 million tax write-off amid a crippling budget deficit: [T]he company's chairman, Sandy Dean, said...
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are hint, lust and sheen.Son PlaisirWhen, exactly, had it come to this?She dug the heel of her rubber-coated boot into the spongy earth, trying to remember the last time they’d had sex.
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Rather than offer better ideas -- which might not be hard -- I guess it's the latest liberal line to just attack Rep. Wally Herger's mental state. I'm not surprised to see that sort of thing on some DailyKos blog,...
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This morning a tragic accident took the life of one of our Enterprise High seniors that we photographed last year. Kaisha was a sweet girl with a wonderful personality that definately left her mark on us just from the few hours we spent with her. Our hearts and prayers go out to Kaisha's family and friends.
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No joke! Jones did give a thumbs-down -- and he did say so himself. It ain't easy, sticking to the high road....
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A federal grand jury today indicted a 23-year-old man suspected of cultivating marijuana on public land in the mountains west of Red Bluff and arraigned seven others in connection with a Trinity County plantation.
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Some of you may remember the PG&E debacle we went through back on Sept. 14. Click on the link to refresh your memory.It's been three weeks plus since then and we hadn't heard squat from PG&E, even though someone named Nora was allegedly wo
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Funny, the talk of unions boycotting businesses that support supposedly labor-unfriendly candidates -- and the denials that there's any such thing going on -- sure sounds familiar. Here's what the R-S reported almost four years ago to the day: Jerry...
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The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects in a bank robbery in Los Molinos this afternoon.
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What: Four Shillings Short  When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2010 Where: Bohemian Art Loft, 3304B Bechelli Lane, Redding. 229-7818 Cost: $10. Students, $5. Refreshm
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What: Living Well With Diabetes When: Monday, October 4 & Monday, October 11, 6p.m. - 8p.m. Where: Mercy Medical Center’s Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, 1950 Rosaline Ave, Suite A. Cost: Free, but space is limited so pre-registration is required. Register by ca
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Let the toe-tapping and banjo air guitar playing commence! The Grammy award-winning folk ensemble The New Christy Minstrels is coming to Redding on Oct. 13.
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A letter writer sends an observation from Tuesday's rally at City Hall: Last tuesday, I was one of many who stood out infront of City Hall in support of Public Safety. I cannot believe all of the negativity that has...
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List of support groups in the North State.
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California Watch looks back on seven years of the Schwarzenegger administration and adds up the results: Despite Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's promises to reduce California's indebtedness, the state's debt has nearly tripled during the seven years he has been governor....
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Now it's a reality, I hope Stillwater succeeds as much as anyone. Until then, can't help but laugh at the black humor it generates. Comment on today's story on the sewage stench in south Redding: "secondclass" writes: Spread the sewage...
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It’s that time of year. Yes, it’s flu season and time for that shot to help keep you healthy.
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1. Big Bike Weekend Friday through Sunday at the Redding Convention Center, 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding. Event includes performances by the Oakland Police Drill Team, Guinness World Record Holder Stunt Bike Rider Clint Ewing, live music with bands including Magic Bus, a barbecue contest and tasting, clinics, activit
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Musician Mark McAbee describes his sound as folk Americana with a dash of rock. His style is derived from his love of Neil Young, bluegrass and ‘90s alternative.
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Recession or not, you’d think that Brad Tillson and Christine Silver would have had a full plate with Tapas Downtown, their restaurant on Oregon Street.
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Bombay’s knows how to party. Club Saphyre on Wednesdays draws one of the largest crowds in town. From reggae to rock, from hip-hop to ska, the bar features live and disk-jockeyed music on the weekends with enticing drink specials. In short, it’s easy to have a good time.
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Fans of The Dance Project can get a glimpse of the adrenaline, sweat and tears that goes into producing a Broadway-caliber production during “Fall Into Dance,” planned for 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Cascade Theatre.
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Last week, Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed SB 1178 (Corbett) which would have expanded anti-deficiency protections to homeowners that refinanced their purchase money loans. The bill was sponsored by the California Association of Realtors. Realtors sought protection for homeowners that refinanced their loans without realiz
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This is the Keswick smelter. It is one of six smelters scattered throughout the copper mining area. On the top of the photo are employee houses. You can see the damages its smelter fumes have done to the vegetation all...
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We like The Bluffs condos a lot. Here’s a rare bank-owned unit in this beautiful Redding community overlooking the Sacramento River. This individual unit does not look out upon the river, but its a short walk on manicured grounds to the overlook on the top of th
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Well, it's 10 p.m. And playtime is over. Patches is back in his stall and Honey Bandit is ???? You guessed it, munching away. Today we got to take HB's favorite puppy to the vet. The right side of...
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So why didn't Congressman Wally Herger, R-Chico, tell New West Medical Inc. on Wednesday that he had no plans to sponsor the bill to repeal Medicare's new competitive bidding policy for home medical equipment? Her
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The woman who was killed this morning when the sedan she was riding in hit a tree on Texas Springs Road west of Redding has been identified.
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Clouds will hang over the region today, keeping temperatures down. But those clouds overhead don't have a lot of moisture, so the chance for rain is minimal, according to the National Weather Service.
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Legislation that would designate nearly 18,000 acres of public land along the Sacramento River, Battle Creek and Paynes Creek in Tehama County as a national recreation area has been introduced in Washington D.C. by California’s two senators, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer. Supporters of the designat
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Hello, I am Sandra Speer and I am the only candidate running for City Council that has ever worked at the City. I was the Personnel Director for 7 months and resigned to return to private industry. I saw many opportunitie
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What: Open House at The Spa Shoppes When: Saturday, (Oct. 9), 5 to 8 p.m. Where: The Spa Shoppes, 1452 Oregon St (corner of Oregon and Butte St) Featuring the art of Lisa Kielich, snacks, refreshments, raffle and music of Annie Goheen. -from press release A News Cafe, f
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You eat meat, Fleischman. Well, say hello to meat. - Maggie O’Connell to Joel Fleischman, showing him the buck she shot, in “Northern Exposure.” Meat is murder. - Mo
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“Get Outta Town” is your guide to weekend events in 11 State of Jefferson counties. Experience some of the events that the North State has to offer. This week’s A News Cafe “Get Outta Town” highlight is the 3rd Annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off in Weaverville.
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Just in time for the opening of the Supreme Court’s new term arrives a biography of one of history’s most influential justices.
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Reason No. 427 not to judge by appearances:
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In an age when our political system rarely seems up to the task of addressing today’s problems, promising reforms are like the first sparks of a campfire on a damp night. Citizens must tend them, fan them, help them spread until they take on a life of their own.
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A Redding man serving as the state’s fire chief announced this week that he plans to leave the post at the end of the year.
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South Redding neighbors plagued by sewage stench from an upstream treatment plant and crime at a next door park may have found fast solutions to these long-festering problems.
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The wait is nearly over.
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Harbert Roofing in Redding is celebrating its 30th year in business.
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Shasta County received the first of three $309,150 grants Friday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention intended to promote low-sodium diets.
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Today in History: Oct. 7, 2010
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Ten Redding City Council candidates kept state and religion separate Wednesday night, despite bringing their politics into a church.
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RED BLUFF — The city will start recruiting to fill the job left vacant by the finance director it fired last month, City Manager Martin Nichols said Wednesday.
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Nobody’s afraid of competition. But home medical equipment providers fear that a competitive bidding policy for Medicare being tested in certain U.S. markets will kill the competition — leaving patients with few choices, driving people out of business and costing the industry thousands of jobs.
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The West Valley High School boys swim team won seven events Wednesday and was victorious over Chico, 153-138.
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A former volunteer firefighter with the Anderson Fire Protection District was sentenced Wednesday to two years, eight months in prison for assaulting his ex-wife.
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A 28-year-old Shingletown man was arrested Wednesday after California Highway Patrol officers and a Department of Homeland Security agent served a search warrant at his home.
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After a strong start, the Wolves have been on the defensive of late.
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Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele talks to Republican supporters Wednesday at the party’s headquarters in Redding. Steele, along with California Republican Party Chairman Ron Nehring and Rep. Wally Herger, R-Chico, were part of a “Fire Pelosi” tour to rally conservative voters to replace Democrati
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Consider the case of Gene and Paulette Cranick. Until a few days ago their home stood in Obion County Tennessee, near the town of South Fulton, but their home stands there no longer.
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...check out his sit-down with GQ here. Enlightening. Infuriating. In-your-face. I can see why Brown checked into a Zen monastery....
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Local union leader Chris Darker, in a post on UPEC's website, denies repeated allegations about a boycott of businesses that support Mayor Patrick Jones' re-election. This is a Jones thing. It's an election year and Jones has decided that creating...
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This event promises a great time to help a great local cause. A promoter offers some details: CH2M Hill and Critigen, in conjunction with Schreder Planetarium and Whiskeytown Environmental School, are staging the the second Rising Stars Gala on October...
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A 28-year old Shingletown man was arrested today after California Highway Patrol Officers and a Department of Homeland Security agent served a search warrant at his home.
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Do you have a baby, child, teen or young adult in your household? Did you know it is important for them to have an annual visit to the doctor to help prevent disease and decrease the chance for dental caries (cavities)?
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Daylight is getting shorter, football has returned, and so has the signs promoting flu shots all over town.
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of AB- blood. BloodSource is in need of O- and A- donors.
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A pilot car is directing one-way traffic just north of Highway 44 and Highway 89 due to an overturned big rig, the California Department of Transportation reported at 3:48 p.m. today.
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An overturned big rig has forced traffic on Highway 89 just north of the Highway 44 junction down to a one-way traffic control.
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Leaking power steering fluid burst into flames after hitting the exhaust manifold of a car parked at a Redding restaurant this afternoon.
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A former volunteer firefighter with the Anderson Fire Protection District was sentenced today to two years, eight months in prison for assaulting his ex-wife.
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Am I the only person to be amused at the irony of a frequent local spokesman for the American Civil Liberties Union -- namely, Doug Bennett, who addressed yesterday's rally for public safety -- speaking up for the city's police...
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The L.A. Times's Capitol reporter ends today's dispatch with a memorable zinger: This year, Steinberg and Pérez marched into Schwarzenegger's office June 30 toting a two-page memo outlining the principles uniting them for the budget battle to follow. Among them:...
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The Chico E-R gives Rep. Wally Herger a righteous thumping for declining "to drive across town" to directly address voters, even as it explains the self-evident reason. Why doesn't Herger debate for an hour? Good question, and one his team...
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This building is located at 1459 Market Street and was built in 1901 by the Holt and Gregg Company. The Bank of Shasta County moved into it from its former location on California Street. The bank failed in approximately...
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Hi, Well today started out very very cold. It was in the 30's last night, and so windy it sounded like the carport was coming down on top of us. I love the sound of the rain and the...
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A man was injured this morning when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a small sedan on Shasta View Drive in Redding.
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What: Native Daughters of the Golden West fundraising event for the Northern California Veterans Cemetery Memorial Building When: Saturday (Oct. 9), 12 p.m. Where: Hiawatha Parlor, 2322 California St. (south), Redding. Special Guest Speaker Senator Maurice Johannessen Lunch tickets $10
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While scrolling through Facebook this morning I noticed writer, Brad Whipp’s mention of the death early last year of Lux Interior. What a tragedy. I was struck, lighting-bolt like, with the renewed desire to make a set of Lux Interior and Poison Ivy dolls and damn it I’m determined to do so. The season is so r
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Here are a few images I took of Saint Michaels Catholic Church in Shasta Lake City yesterday. I found some information about this church at this website. Apparently it’s just over 50 years old, built when this area was called Central Valley.
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Kick off your golf shoes in this manufactured home after shooting a relaxing round at prestigious Tierra Oaks Golf Club, right across the road. Park your golf cart in the 3 car garage, and head inside for some post-links lifestyle as you gaze across your 5 acres. This
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An unsettled weather pattern will move into the north state over the next two days. The front will bring a chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. It will be partly sunny today with a high near 79 in Redding. The winds will be light and variable. The chance
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What: Palo Cedro Park Fall Festival When: Saturday (Oct. 9), 2 to 6 p.m. Where: Palo Cedro Park; on Cedro Lane, one block east of Deschutes Road Festival Schedule: 2-4 PM: • Andy Main’s giant pumpkin & water balloon slingshot competition • Children’s pu
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Did you know that sexual satisfaction has a stronger link to perceived “relationship quality” for men than it does for women? From The Kinsey Institute: Fact One: Sexual dissatisfaction is associated with increased risk of divorce and relationship dissolution. (
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NO ON VOTING PLEDGES As a Congressional candidate I am often approached by various well-meaning special interest groups who urge me to pledge that if elected I will vote their way. These pledges have become common for legislators in Washington.  It is tempting to sign some of the pledges I do support.  But here i
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Dear Lynne: In a moment of rash misjudgment, I planted pumpkins for my friends' kids, since no one else gardens. If you think zucchini breed like rabbits, you should see my pumpkin patch. I'm up to my knees in pumpkins -- about 20 of them -- and that's after giving most of them away. I've done puree for pies, I've
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Shasta’s offense came alive to pull out a five-set road victory over the Hornets at Manatowa Gym, winning 25-23, 25-15, 21-25, 19-25, 15-9.
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The Shasta College women's soccer team tied Feather River 2-2 on Tuesday.
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Paige Adkins had 11 kills and nine digs as the West Valley High School volleyball team swept Corning 25-20, 25-16, 25-7 at home on Tuesday.
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It's the midpoint of the season in the Northern Section and playoff points are still three weeks away from being released but already it looks like the Division II playoffs are shaping up to be an interesting race.
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Rescue personnel are being sent tonight to a reported traffic accident on Highay 36 near Platina.
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Geert Wilders is almost certainly not the type of politician I'd vote for, were I able to vote in Dutch elections. But I am certainly delighted to live in a country where we do not put politicians on trial for...
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More than 200 Redding police officers, firefighters, utility workers and residents gathered Tuesday at City Hall to support public safety and utility personnel and protest compensation cuts by the City Council.
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Redding firefighters have rejected a counteroffer from the City Council on concessions calculated to close a $1.34 million gap in the department budget.
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More than 200 Redding police officers, firefighters, utility workers and residents gathered Tuesday at City Hall to support public safety and utility personnel and protest compensation cuts by the City Council.
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Redding firefighters have rejected a counteroffer from the City Council on concessions calculated to close a $1.34 million gap in the department budget.
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Maybe because I'm a word guy, I especially like the no-nonsense campaign mailer from Ken Murray that arrived in my mailbox today. No flags, no cowboy hats and hay bales, just a straightforward rundown of why he's running. Not great...
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Redding will launch an online sign-up for city recreation programs and charge users a fee to support the service.
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As an Army Ranger, Rick Ortega regularly jumped out of planes, but now semiretired, the Cottonwood resident is flying a small Cessna 182 after earning his license a little less than a year ago.
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If you’re looking for a family-friendly way to celebrate autumn, the first Harvest Fest isn’t for you.
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T he brother of a man shot in the arm after a dispute with a Centerville man last month over marijuana and money pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court to two felony counts.
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Many have wondered. James Benno, cantankerous head of the local NORML chapter, had a possible answer at tonight's Redding City Council meeting. After berating the councilors for what he sees as overly restrictive rules on growing medical marijuana, Benno said...
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This morning was a fantastic autumn morning after a very cool night. For weeks we'd been saying. "It feels like autumn" - well, this morning it didn't just feel like it, was autumn.My personal little autumn ritual is to make potato soup - the first real cooking after summer, and I made it tonight w
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Monday Sept 20, CNBC televised a town hall meeting during which Velma Hart told President Obama, “I’m exhausted, exhausted of defending you, defending your administration, defending the mantel of change that I voted for and deeply disappointed with where we are right now. I have been told that I voted for a m
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Redding will launch online sign up for city recreation programs and charge users a fee to support the service.
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If they were just going to assume away the state's budget deficit, couldn't legislative leaders have done it three months ago?
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In 1910: Dunsmuir's new pound near the jail was going to be completed soon. Owners of dogs and other animals were warned that if they let their pets run on the streets without licenses that they would likely find their four-legged friends in the city pound.
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In an election year, this is the time for an "October surprise" -- some sensational, and usually irrelevant, revelation to distract the voters from serious issues. This year, there are October surprises from coast to coast. There are a lot of incumbents who don't want to discuss serious issues -- especially their own track
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Work on finishing the $73 million Cypress Avenue Bridge replacement before the end of year salvaged an otherwise slow September for building in Redding.
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Dan Cusiter (letter, Sunday) talks about Obama's "sudden" embrace of religion. Nothing sudden about it! Remember the Rev. Jeremiah Wright? Remember the campaign trail and the critics exposing for Obama's sawdust camp-meeting rhetoric, more preacher than politician? Both his books describe his essentially barren childhood i
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October brings with it cooler weather, shorter days and fall festivals, including Oktoberfest. The spirit of the Munich festival is re-created in the United States each year with celebrations focused on beer and German foods.
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Note: Having a life intruded into my blogging schedule yesterday, and I failed to get out a Monday post. To make up for that, today I will be posting twice.] While this posting pertains to all Democratic and open-minded independent voters, I would like to dedicate it particularly to Hispanic voters.
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A small brush fire is burning this afternoon alongside Interstate 5 near Gas Point Road in Cottonwood.
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A Williams man was shot in the leg after being abducted at the Chevron station at Rolling Hills Casino in Corning, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reported today.
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A friend forwards this e-mail from the Bosetti campaign. Seems Bosetti has joined Mayor Patrick Jones in reacting with (feigned?) shock to the total compensation of city of Redding employees. Haven't these guys been on the council for the past...
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A few weeks back, Marc Beauchamp tweaked Redding Mayor Patrick Jones for his surprise at the true, all-in cost of city payrolls, writing: Jones has been on the council for almost four years. He comes from the private sector. Any...
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Redding firefighters have rejected a counter offer from the City Council on concessions calculated to close a $1.34 million gap in the department budget.
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A woman suffered minor injuries today after she was hit and run over by a vehicle off of Lower Gas Point Road in Cottonwood.
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A fallen oak tree blocked traffic on Highway 299 East this morning just west of Moose Camp Road near Hatchet Mountain for about a half hour.
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Mary Lake in West Redding was pondered as a secret fishing lake for youngsters after the lake and 203 acres surrounding it was purchased by a group of developers around 1980. The developers-Brent Owen, Robert “Buzz” Loring and John Fitzpatrick- offered the 5-acre lake and adjacent land to the city for a park
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The 1901 Bosworth house nestled in amongst the oak trees in Cayton Valley. The following information is taken from an undated newspaper clipping from the Fall River Tidings newspaper as stated by Mrs. Walter Bosworth of Cayton Valley: "...Cayton Valley,...
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The news here is that Starbucks has introduced flavored instant coffee. But point of order, my large cup (venti) of bold, black coffee just got more expensive. Stopping in this morning at t
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Hi ya'll, Today was a day filled with mixed emotions. The day started off well, except for my son's stomach ache. But he stayed home from school to rest up and "feel better". Auntie Jennifer and Auntie Susie stayed...
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Well here we are into October and the yearbook deadlines and coming and going! We are having suck an amazing time with the Class of 2011. So many great kids and fun personalities. How do you want to be remembered your senior year? Give us a call today and book a free consult so we can help customize a session that really is
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We're salty folks apparently. The CaliforniaWatch blog reports: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday announced $1.9 million in grants for sodium-reduction initiatives, including $363,366 to Los Angeles County and $412,198 to Shasta County. The funding covers...
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The wind will blow today over Redding. The National Weather Service forecasts a high near 78 with east winds between 6 and 9 miles per hour. The winds will turn north later in the day and pick up speed. Winds could gust as high as 25 miles per hour. The overnight low will be 57.
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Authorities are not sure why a Shasta County man text-messaged his brother late Monday night saying that he had been in an all-terrain vehicle wreck in the Round Mountain area and was pinned underneath the vehicle.
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Here’s a cute looking Cape Cod influenced bungalow in the lovely Garden Tract of Redding. Although diminutive as a 954 sq ft 3/1 built in 1939, it does have a detached 2 car garage in back. Mostly, it’s cute, and in a likable neighborhood. Representing the interests of the bank/seller is foreclo
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I was born in a mountainous region of Northern Thailand in 1980. My family, along with many Mien and other mountain ethnic groups, had fought for the U.S. during Vietnam and were forced to leave their previous home of Laos d
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What: 2nd Annual Rising Stars Gala to Benefit Schreder Planetarium and Whiskeytown Environmental School When: Oct 9, 7 p.m. Where: Cascade Theatre Cost: $30 CH2M Hill and Critigen, in conjunction with Schreder Planetarium and Whiskeytown Environmental School, are staging the second Ris
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What: The Millhouse Music Sessions When: October, November and December Live music every Wednesday on the covered patio deck Open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. - music starts at 6 p.m. Oct 6 host: Rick Larsen Oct 13 host: Mumblefinger Oct 20 host: Chris Lauer Oct 27 host: Jim D
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What: Cypress School students Celebrate National Walk to School Day When: 8 a.m. Wednesday (Oct. 6) Where: City Hall Sponsored by Safe Routes to School to promote walking to school and healthy lifestyles — many local schools are celebrating. Cypress School students will be dropped off b
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This month, my friend and Dance Project Artistic Director James Santos will move away from Redding for the second time in his life. He’s taking a position as artistic assistant with the world-renowned entertainment company, Cirque du Soleil. I talked to J
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He's been compared to Jason Mraz and plays gigs all over the West Coast. On Wednesday, singer- songwriter Chris Parreira will bring his considerable talent to The Vintage Wine Bar in downtown Redding.The sho
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Here's a list of contributions to Redding City Council candidates
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An economic recovery that hasn’t lived up to expectations will push home sales in California down in 2010 before they rebound slightly next year, the California Association of Realtors estimated Monday.
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The former manager of the Shasta County Farm Bureau pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling money from the nonprofit agricultural advocacy and assistance group.
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Dogs from across the U.S. and Canada will head to Corning this weekend to test their hunting prowess.
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Unless you were up early, early Monday — just after midnight — you missed the high temperature for the day.
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A former Shasta College student was sentenced to 18 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty that day to kidnapping and sexually fondling a 6-year-old boy at the Redding campus in late 2007.
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A 61-year-old Redding man was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison after he was found guilty this year of one count of possessing child pornography and three counts of receiving pornographic images of children.
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Redding police officers Monday afternoon stopped a Redding man who planned to have officers use lethal force on him.
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Three-figure water bills are appalling some Johnson Park residents, who say they believe they’re being mistreated by Del Oro Water Co.
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The Redding Colt .45s are teaming up with the California Waterfowl Association and the Major League Baseball Alumni Association to raise money for CWA Youth Programs and the Redding Stadium Project on Nov. 5-6.
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Now here’s a case of the right technology showing up at the right time.
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Hope springs eternal in the hearts not just of people, but political parties, and the hope of both California Democrats and Republicans today is that voters in the other party will desert, or at least not vote.
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If you try to tell teenagers that they should eat carrots because they are full of vitamins and good for their eyes, you’re probably not telling them anything they don’t already know. And, in fact
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ROUND MOUNTAIN - Emergency personnel are being sent this evening to a reported all-terrain vehicle accident near Phillips and Johnson Ranch roads.
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A high-stakes Redding City Council election has drawn major money back into the campaign after a contribution drought in 2008.
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Three-figure water bills are appalling some Johnson Park residents, who say they believe they’re being mistreated by Del Oro Water Co.
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The former manager of the Shasta County Farm Bureau pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling money from the nonprofit agricultural advocacy and assistance group.
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Redding police officers this afternoon stopped a Redding man who planned to have officers use lethal force on him.
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A high-stakes Redding City Council election has drawn major money back into the campaign after a contribution drought in 2008.
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A high-stakes Redding City Council election has drawn major money back into the campaign after a contribution drought in 2008.
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The former manager of the Shasta County Farm Bureau pleaded guilty today to embezzling money from the nonprofit agricultural advocacy and assistance group.
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A former Shasta College student was sentenced to 18 years in prison today after pleading guilty this afternoon to kidnapping and sexually fondling a 6-year-old boy at the Redding campus in late 2007.
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Meet my new best friend, Mike. I can't remember his last name, but I've got his number on speed dial. Lately, I spend more time talking to him than I do to myself. Which is to say, Mike and I talk a lot.
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Looking for advice about the ballot measures in next months' elections? Whether you trust the Peace and Freedom Party or the California Chamber of commerce, electioninfo.org has a handy list of which groups offer which suggestions on the initiatives. Interesting...
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Wouldn't you like to know what the governor and legislative leaders have agreed to do with your money? You know, before it's actually approved by the Legislature? So would I. So would Jon Fleischman, who said it first and well....
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A 61-year-old Redding man was sentenced today to five years in federal prison after he was found guilty earlier this year of one count of possessing child pornography and three counts of receiving pornographic images of children.
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Tehama County Sheriff's deputies this morning arrested a man on suspicion of possessing drugs and guns outside Lassen View Elementary School in Los Molinos.
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Sheriff’s deputies in Trinity County are looking for several people who robbed and ransacked a house in Hayfork while tying up the residents and holding them at gunpoint Sunday night.
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An early afternoon wreck on southbound Interstate 5 in Redding trimmed traffic to one lane.
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Humans and mountain lions, that is. They might have to learn to down in Red Bluff. After a series of recent sightings in city parks, the Department of Fish and Game suggests, well, learning to live together. Here's the bottom...
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There once was thousands of acres of swampland located along the northern portion of the Fall River Valley. The first development of the massive swampland was attempted by Boggs and Moore who acquired the property through the Swamp Act. With...
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So, I guess this is just the hazard of being at the mercy of regulations that keep me from providing my own plants?  If I could grow my own little measly few (3-4) plants I would not have to "farm out" my medical recommendation to someone else to grow for me, and now of course they would not just be keeping it!  W
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It was loud. It was dusty. And the air smelled like a traffic jam on the 405. But the nearly sell-out crowd at the Tehama Fair Grounds loved it. We're talking monster trucks. Lots of 10-year-old boys in the...
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Hi ya'll, Today was a pretty quiet day for Honey Bandit. Yesterday and today he seemed a little bit mellow, so we let him rest for most of the day. We did, however, expand his play pen. It is about...
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Not stopping out of the goodness of their corporate hearts, mind you. The halted foreclosures reflects a hasty concern that they may be punished for bending the rules. Here's a good
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A missing hunter who spent the night in the backcountry of the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area was found this morning.
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He’s snazzy! He’s cool and he was created for a very special boy. I made him tan corduroy pants. He does not have a tail. I guess he’s evolved from a real wolf to a man wolf. He has to be able to sit down in a chair. Hipster man wolves dig San Francisco and [...]
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An unsettled weather pattern that will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms has moved into the area. Skies in Redding will be mostly cloudy with a high near 73 today, according to the National Weather Service. The chance of precipitation today is 60 percent. Most of the energy from the system will be
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The campaign for Redding City Council boils down to whether we solve budget problems in a respectful manner or we allow bullies to control our town. I choose civility. I hope you will, too. We must believe that a solution exists that will treat people fairly. City employees are not our enemy. Many of them risk their liv
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Funny what gets awakened when you move to a place where there’s something to see around every corner.I’ve been in New York some 72 hours, and besides stopping at odd moments to profess, “I live in New York,” I’ve found that having my camera handy is a terrific way to document not only the journey I’m
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What: Calling all bag stuffers When: Beginning Friday (Oct. 8), call to schedule time. Where: 1681 Zachi Dr., Redding (Caterpillar Rd, turn Right on George which becomes Mountain Lakes Blvd., right on Zachi Dr.) Contact: Jenis Openshaw - 530-243-1565 -
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I’m up to my eyeballs in news tidbits. So, rather than regale you with fascinating stories of how I spent my weekend, I’ll go right to the stuff of broader interest. • Keep an eye out for a lot more children than usual walking to school this coming Wednesday, October 6, which is officially designate
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Infidelity is a marital deal-breaker for me. In our earliest days together, I shared my thoughts on this subject with my husband. Cheat on me and it’s game over, I said. Do not pass GO, do not col
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Denise Thompson and Steve Criss. An Oct. 26, 2010, wedding is planned for Denise Thompson and Steve Criss, both of Redding, on the beach in Maui, Hawaii.
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Heather Hollister and Christopher Baker. An Oct. 16, 2010, wedding is planned for Heather Hollister of Millville and Christopher Baker of Redding at the Millville Community Baptist Church in Millville.
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Estaline Watkins of Redding celebrated her 104th birthday on Sept. 23, 2010, with a dinner banquet at River Oaks Retirement Community. She made a grand entrance to her party wearing a blue hat, a self-portrait around her neck and pushing her large stuffed giraffes on her walker. She read guests a poem she wrote a
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Shannon Vaughn of Redding and Marzio de Mari Ahrens of Goteborg, Sweden, were married June 26, 2010, at the city of Tacoma Municipal Court in Tacoma, Wash.
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Megan Stupek and Adam Curry, both of Randolph, N.J. were married July 17, 2010, at Rooke Chapel, Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa. The ceremony was followed by a reception at The Haven at Center Hill in Danville, Pa.
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Voters throughout the nation are unhappy with their government. Early this month a Gallup Poll found public approval of congressional Republicans and Democrats at 32 percent and 33 percent respectively.
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Turn 18 and legally speaking you’re an adult — ready to cast a vote, open your own bank account, enlist in the Navy.
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The leader of the Shasta Women’s Refuge said Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s veto of a bill that would have added a $10 fee on marriage licenses to aid domestic shelters is worrisome.
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Ed Harrison and Mark “Smitty” Smith were friends and competitors.
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Police are looking for a Redding man they said choked and punched his 22-year-old girlfriend in the head before ramming a police car and fleeing in a vehicle with his two children Saturday night.
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Pumpkin-picking season is here.
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Today in History: Oct. 4, 2010
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Redding police were searching Sunday night for an assailant who hit a 19-year-old man in the head with a two-by-four.
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“Oil Painting has been my passion and great love for most of my life. I am grateful that I am able to pursue my dream. I am endlessly fascinated by color and light and the way the two elements play with each
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Join HawkMan Studios, anewscafe.com and Tapas Downtown for THE ARTHOP AFTER-PARTY!! LIVE MUSIC by Mark McAbee EXTENDED RECEPTION for Artist Dejon Weldon
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Two men were arrested in Trinity County early Saturday after officers stopped them for speeding and found 77 pounds of marijuana and nearly $27,000 in cash in their U-Haul truck.
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Redding police tonight are searching for an assailant who hit a 19-year-old man in the head with a 2-by-4 piece of lumber.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jonathan Sanchez pitched the San Francisco Giants back into the playoffs after a six-year absence, beating the San Diego Padres 3-0 Sunday to wrap up the NL West title.
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A two-vehicle wreck this afternoon at Gas Point and Rancho Estates roads in Cottonwood has blocked the westbound lane.
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What: Artists are Invited to Display Their Artwork at the Shasta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation’s Show, ”Art On The Wild Side” When: Nov. 6, noon to 6 p.m. Where: Win-River Event Center, at the Win-River Casino, Hwy 273, Redding. The event will host the talented artists
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What: A free, women’s self healing mind/body series. When: Every Thursday in October, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Where: Downtown Redding, inside Spa Shoppes, corner of Oregon and Butte Streets. Workshop series led by Cheri Davis, a Certified Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga Teacher and Mind/Bo
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What: Free City pill-collection event helps protect waterways When: Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Oct. 7-9), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: 2255 Abernathy Lane in Redding For the third year in a row, Redding-area residents can dispose of old medications safely and for free during a “No Drugs
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That's the Fall River on the left, the powerhouse in the middle of the two bodies of water, and the Pit River on the right. A bridge still crosses the Pit River (see on the right), but not that one....
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Here’s a recording from 15 years ago. Craig Padilla was asked to make a soundtrack for a video to be aired on Redding’s cable access channel. Local video artist Namaste had edited video footage he had taken of stormclouds m
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Hi ya'll. Well, Honey Bandit had a wonderful day yesterday. He had lots of visitors and got to run and play with Patches. It is really fun to watch them interact together and figure out their "rank". Hopefully Patches will...
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Police are looking for a Redding man they said choked and punched his 22-year-old girlfriend in the head before fleeing in a car with his two children Saturday night.
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The well-attended 'vintage home and garden market' in the barn at the Ponderosa Ridge Ranch on Parkville Road, Anderson. Beautiful day for it. Imaginative, unconventional retailing in a tough market. One of the organizers said some folks had driven up...
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This is the stuff of a really great retro Halloween for all those young at heart and fond of silly, naughty, goofy comedy. I was 13 and they were my heroes Jim Thurman and Gene Moss. I watched Shrimpenstein every day after school.  I loved them both but I was particularly fond of Jim Thurman [...]
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There is a chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms today in the northern Sacramento Valley.
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I would like to address this whole “pay and benefits” issue that is being bantered about in the news media and political arena and I am speaking from experience on this. I am a retired Redding police officer having spent 22 years serving the city and its citizens. I also was a board member of the Redding Peac
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There are many ways to execute a convict. Historically they’ve been killed by firing squad, sawed in half while alive — either from the head down or the groin up, strapped to wheels and beaten through the spokes, or left for carrion to munch on. They’ve been crucified, impaled and trampled by Asian elep
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Redding City Councilors Patrick Jones and Rick Bosetti, who are seeking re-election this fall in the face of a full-spectrum political assault from the unions that represent city workers, have not always dealt with the city’s financial bind with all the flexibility and finesse they could have. They’ve probab
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Not all trips are uneventful. After our kids became self-employed, we decide to visit the Greek Isles.
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Every parent has at least thought of doing it.
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Jackie Robertson and I go back a long way. Truth is, when it came to baby sitters, she was my first, and I do believe my only one. A neighbor girl living some seven houses away, she often walked to and fro in front of our house on her way to the school bus stop at the end of our street.
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During the next two visits you will meet a deer that frequents our yard. The deer has made social calls since June of last year, so we named her June.
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We set out for ice cream with the family the other night. The kids had actually eaten their dinners, the night was warm, and we still had a few hours before bedtime. Ice cream sounded perfect.
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Dear Straight Talk: I just read about the boy who died playing the choking game. This really scares me because my sister and some of her friends sometimes do it in our room. I showed her the article and told her she must stop. She just laughed me off saying they always do it with someone else, while this boy was doing it a
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This week’s guest on ‘Doni & Friends’ on KCNR is Debbie Allen, mother of Shelby Allen, who died of alcohol poisoning. Allen speaks at schools to get the word out about warning signs and danger of acute alcohol poisoning. The show is live and we
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I’m a 19-year-old who filed taxes for the first time, and now I owe the IRS over $2,000 in debt. I don’t know why, other than the fact that I reported children that weren’t mine. My aunt told me to report them because I’ve been helping her financially. She is an illegal immigrant and she shouldn’t be in this coun
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I got an interesting call from a friend the other day.
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Seven-time world champion monster truck driver Tom Meents and company will face off for one final showdown today at 2 p.m., the final day of the 13th annual West Coast Monster Truck Nationals at the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff.
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Clearing brush to lower the chance of wildfire doesn’t mean destroying the woods for wildlife.
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Bill Hutt has a daunting task.
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Apples and apple products were on display Saturday at the Manton Apple Festival.
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The voter registration deadline for the Nov. 2 General Election is Oct. 18.
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Today in History: Oct. 3, 2010
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Dear Babe: I have four Boston Red Sox postcards dated 1968 and made by Dexter Press, West Nyack, N.Y. They include Gary Bell, Dick Ellsworth, Mike Andrews and Jerry Adair. They have info on the players on the back along with a signature.
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Here’s a bank owned estate style home in the west hills above Redding. Ranchland Acres is characterized by large and luxurious homes on several acres, each perched on the eastern slope of the coastal range and looking out over the valley to Mt Lassen beyond. In fact this home was
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Dispatchers reported today at around 2:05 p.m. a grass and brush fire near a residence on Cynthia way in Redding.
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Everyone in my house is still laughing about this… So, for whatever reason—meds, stress, pain—last night was not an entirely good night in the sleep realm. I slept some, but not that pure, recuperative kind. I got up this morning to try and start the day, and just couldn’t. Back to bed I went.
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This is a question often asked by clients who move from one county to another and are hoping to avoid property tax from being reassessed. Ordinarily under Proposition 13, the value of a home for property tax purposes is re-assessed to market level whenever a change in ownership takes place. This usually results in
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I have said this before: October in the Northstate garden is a sigh of relief. A deep cleansing breath. Summer’s heat has mostly subsided, fall rains are returning, but the garden is not yet done. Its colors are deepening and
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The photo is the house that once stood just down the pathway past the El Dorado Mine in the Tower House District at Whiskeytown NRA. It's not there anymore, but every year, especially in the spring, flowers from long ago...
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From the LA Times: With the park's limited vegetation, the eight giant mosaic sculptures of creatures are certain to grab attention. Fabricated at a plant in Redding, they were decorated by Robin Indar, a Northern California mosaic artist, and her...
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Today is expected to be sunny with a high around 92 degrees. Some clouds should roll in tonight, bringing a partly sunny day tomorrow with a high of 81 degrees. By Monday, there will be a 20 percent chance of showers and a high of around 75 degrees. Temperatures are expected to remain in the low 80s all throughout next
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This is an image of a Corey Miller owl tattoo is from a tremendously cool blog out of Nottingham, UK, that posts pix of Owl Tattoos!! If you ever considered getting an Owl on your bod this is the place to check out. There is a serious gallery of good photos of tattoo artists, owl by owl, [...]
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That, Shasta County, was a small demonstration of the kind of support and numbers that the "California Protection Parents Association" (CPPA) Shasta County are building. All those people that sat in support of Lani Kitkowski during her hearing, presided over by her biased Judge "Teflon" Jack Halpin, were members of (C
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I often think about our American culture and our view of security and being self-sufficient. I hear over and over that we need to start saving for retirement at a young age and sock away as much as we can because bef
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I’m as digital as the next guy, maybe even more so. For years I’ve downloaded almost all my news from the Internet. E-mail’s how I connect with family, friends and the working world. Rarely do I leave home without my digital camera.
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The headline from Shasta Voices’ recent report comparing Redding workers’ pay and benefits with comparable Northern California cities was that Redding’s pension costs are notably higher than those of its peers. The unanswered question was why, especially since the retirement formulas for police officers
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Christopher Lamm of Security 1 Lending in Redding is offering an online class about the 1 percent down FHA program for first-time homebuyers by the California Housing Finance Agency.
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A Nov. 30 trial date was set Friday in Shasta County Superior Court for a 20-year-old Redding man who claims he accidentally shot a Redding woman in the back while he was a passenger in her sport utility vehicle.
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Q: I have a few questions regarding disabled-person placards. I have really never given this issue much thought, until recently. My husband broke his femur a few months ago and a temporary disabled-person placard was needed, (as well as appreciated), while he healed. The paperwork that DMV gave him with the placard stated,
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Winters bounced back to beat Anderson 17-7 at Bob Reid Stadium on Friday.
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When the Redding Mountain Biking Club started Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day four years ago, it drew a flock of youngsters eager to learn about the sport.
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Today in History: Oct. 2, 2010
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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill this week that will create two days a year in which hunters won’t have to buy a hunting license to grab a gun and head out to the field.
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When Mary Garrett was laid to rest in 1903, grieving friends and family encircled her grave on Cemetery Hill in Shasta with a shop’s worth of flowers.
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Teacher Steve Westaby reached back into his repertoire of cultural references to say what a new gym at Happy Valley Elementary School means to him.
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Foster children in California will be able to live with their foster families or other relatives until they turn 21 after Gov. Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 12 Thursday, making the transition into adulthood less trying for the estimated 50 youths who age out of foster care every year in Shasta County.
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Starting in 2012, kindergartners will have to be 5 years old as of Sept. 1 to attend kindergarten, under a law signed this week.
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The Department of Fish and Game can no longer siphon revenues from hunters’ licenses and fees for things other than wildlife conservation or improving hunting opportunities.
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With starting quarterback Kody Corbell out with injury, backup quarterback Johnny Saephan marched the Falcons on a 13-play 98-yard drive late in the fourth quarter to edge Enterprise 27-22 on Friday.
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Redding residents may soon sign up online for city recreational programs — for a fee.
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The West Valley High School football team beats Red Bluff 28-6 on Friday.
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The Shasta College football team must travel to Quincy to take on Feather River at 2 p.m. today.
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Well, yes, but not nearly so many jobs were at stake in last year's ag-water reductions as has been widely reported, according to the very same economists who devised the first estimates. The Contra Costa Times' Mike Taugher reports: A...
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Because I am not much of a Facebook or Twitter type guy (I know relying on e-mail makes me a dinosaur—I might as well be writing letters. Do you remember letters?) so I need help from those of you who are more thoroughly socially networked. I need you to pass the word to your network—and ask them to pass the
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A Nov. 30 trial date was set today in Shasta County Superior Court for a 20-year-old Redding man who claims he accidentally shot a Redding woman in the back while he was a passenger in her sport utility vehicle.
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Well that was quick. Less than six months ago, the Shasta County Arts Council hired a new executive director. Now intrepid South County tweeter Erin Friedman points to an announcement that it's hiring again: The Executive Director serves as the...
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Deuce560 guessed it right on the nose at 12:37 p.m. when he/she said it was at the El Dorado Mine at Whiskeytown NRA. To read the history on this house and who last lived there, you'll have to read tomorrow's...
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Here's how to deal with destructive gophers.
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"Gaia's Garden" is a book that encourages a more natural approach to yards.
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig talks about the importance of healthy soil.
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Rose hips don't get the attention that roses do, but they are both colorful and useful.
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Courtesy of Mercy Medical Center, Redding Sept. 1: Nicholas and Jessica Walters of Redding, a girl. Sept. 1: Wesley and Amanda Box of Redding, a boy. Sept. 1: Mathew and Nicole Woolery of Shasta Lake, a boy. Sept. 1: Jimmy Nguyen and Haley Fritz of Anderson, a boy. Sept. 1: Joshua Case and Cindy Morrow of Redding, a boy. Se
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What: The “Roses and Rust” Vintage Home & Garden Market When: Saturday (Oct 2), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: The Ponderosa Ridge Ranch Barn, 6147 Parkville Road, Anderson Join us this Weekend - 35 Vendors! Shabby Chic, Barn Chic, French Chic, Home Furnishings, Vintage Clothing, Jew
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Our Lady of Mercy - "Spiritual Hours" Thursdays 6:00 pm- 7:15 pm (Chapel) The "Spiritual Hours" are much more than a holy hour. These unique gatherings were inspired by Blessed Mothe
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Two cars have collided on Bechelli Lane near the Cypress Avenue intersection in central Redding.
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This is a beautiful set of photos....
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Realtor Skip Murphy has some fun with PhotoShop....
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Q. Do you think capital punishment is just? Why?/Why not? If yes, in which instances? As it is applied today as a Muslim I do not see it as just, when you see so many people who DNA has proven their innocence for which they were condemned to be executed. If a person is guilty beyond a shadow of doubt they shouldn’t be let
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Where was this house located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! All you have to do to win is correctly name where this house was once located. If you're the first person to correctly answer, you'll win a...
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Hi all, Today was a big day for Honey Bandit. He and Patches got to play in one of the bigger corrals with more open space. They ran and bucked and pushed each other and nuzzled each other and showed...
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They've been talking about building major solar-power installations in the SoCal desert for a few years now, but the hurdles have been many -- permitting, endangered tortoises, lack of power lines. Maybe it'll still be some time before they're built,...
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Just a little quick humor clip from right after the interview, Jack Vale (AKA The Pooter) is giving Johnny a Pooter for the first time... Tommy is holding the camera :) I can't figure out how to embed it here so yu'll have the click this link... VIDEO HERE
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Something worth putting on your calendar....
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This Harvest Fest will be Saturday at the Shasta College Farm. The Jim Dyar Band's playing. It's a fundraiser for the college's ag department (our local future farmers, etc.). The scoop: Harvest Fest Shasta College Farm Saturday, Oct. 2 1:00...
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In case you weren't aware, the federally seized Fannie Mae organization now
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An early-autumn heat wave that brought near-record temperatures to the north state this week is nearing the end of its run. Redding will see an afternoon high today around 97 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The average high in Redding on this date is 86 degrees. Winds will blow out of
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Finally, a place to buy alcoholic beverages in a big box chain style liquor store. BevMo! now joins the big buffet style restaurant EatMo! and large chain store marijuana collective SmokeMo! in our fair city. Welcome. Mo big box! It’s Really Redding.
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Here’s a house. It seems to have last sold in 1991 for $125K. It’s adjacent to a smaller, light industrial area in south Redding. But it looks nicely treed in the one marketing photo we are supplied. And you’ve seen it. Representing the interests of the bank/selle
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From a Journal blog and interactive map this morning titled "Which cities face biggest housing risk?": Financial advisers warn against spending more than 30% of a household's income on housing costs, as it can crimp other expenditures and savings... ...A...
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First, the Dude's first event at Capone's was pretty Dude-a-riffic. Talked to some really interesting people, answered a few questions and had a few of my own questions answered as well! Working on editing the footage to post a podcast, so bear with me. Also, I received some really good questions last week. I'm noticing mor
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Hell, why not? In a few short hours, I’ll be in the heart of the city.New York.To start a year’s sabbatical living, observing, writing.So, for your Video Friday, here are the songs of New York, or bands who are from New York:SinatraJay-Z, Alicia KeysPalom
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Redding’s problems are far from normalI beg to differ with your Sunday editorial that the salary survey completed by Shasta Voices shows Redding is “average” or “simply normal” as compared to other cities. It never ceases to amaze me as to how you weave your desires as to who is elected to City Council
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The Foothill High School football team continues to lead the 2010 Northern Section media prep football poll heading into its bye week.
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The Fishing Report — Oct. 1, 2010
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From the beginning, the call to arms was highly uncertain. On Dec. 1, 2009, commander in chief Barack Obama orders 30,000 more Americans into battle in Afghanistan. But in the very next sentence, he announces that an American withdrawal will begin after 18 months.
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On the one side, you’ve got a tiny and economically depressed old railroad town struggling to keep the lights on in a county with unemployment north of 15 percent.
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After dropping the first set, the Shasta High School volleyball team came back to beat visiting Chico in four 22-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-20 on Thursday
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Enterprise's Rockelle Sande shot a 38 for top individual honors, but Shasta scored a 258 to take first in the Eastern Athletic League match at Riverview Golf and Country Club on Thursday.
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National Park Service staff took comments from the public Thursday evening on a possible expansion of the Oak Bottom campground at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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The Redding Christian High School volleyball team improved to 3-0 in the Tri-Cities League with a 25-13, 25-13, 25-22 sweep of host Hayfork on Thursday
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The prep sports season is a little over a month under way with the majority of teams entering league play this past week. That's been enough time to see who is emerging as standout athletes so far in the Northern Section.
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Six Shasta County high school students have been chosen as semifinalists in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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Brady Dallen didn't know where to turn after he lost his longtime sawmill job in December 2008. A lifer in the mills, Dallen figured he'd retrain for another timber job. But his plans to go through lineman school didn't work out.
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In 1910: The Cottonwood Ladies Aid Society gave a tea at the home of Mrs. A. B. Gilliland afternoon. The meeting was presided over by Mrs. T. R. Laffoon. Musical selections were rendered by Mrs. Gilliland, little Bernice Rose and LaVern Ashbaugh. Dainty refreshments were served by the hostess.
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Central Valley began this year vowing to make the statement that it can compete with anybody.
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Multiple fire crews are responding tonight to a report of a vegetation fire on Cassel Fall River Road near Cassel.
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North state newcomers can be forgiven for wondering about the fuss some make over the region's infamous heat.
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A 19-year-old Redding man and his mother were arrested Thursday at a Creekside Drive home in South Redding that has long been described by police and prosecutors as a wild party house and hub of criminal activity.
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North state newcomers can be forgiven for wondering about the fuss some make over the region's infamous heat.
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National Park Service staff took comments from the public Thursday evening on a possible expansion of the Oak Bottom campground at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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A Whitmore woman is considering appealing a recent decision by a Shasta County Superior Court judge that her lawsuit against the Sheriff's Office had no merit, her attorney said.
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October is National Adopt-A-Dog Month, and the Another Chance Animal Welfare League is discounting dog adoption fees.
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Haven Humane Society has a number of volunteer opportunities.
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Monster Truck races, Manton Apple Festival and pumpkin patches on tap this weekend.
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In 1850, the first Oak Bottom House was built by John Howell near the mouth of Boulder Creek in the settlement of Fortunate two miles west of Whiskeytown. It was named for the forest of oak trees it was located in. During that time, it was a popular stopping place for the pack trains going to and from Shasta.
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Emergency personnel were sent this evening to a reported all-terrain vehicle rollover on Loftus Road at Fig Tree Lane south of the Redding Municipal Airport.
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Red Bluff police are looking for suspects in connection with 26 separate burglaries, at least 12 of which may have committed by the same person.
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A 19-year-old Redding man and his mother were arrested today at a Creekside Drive home in south Redding that has long been described by police and prosecutors as a wild party house and hub of criminal activity.
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“Throw all the bums out. They are only concerned with protecting their own jobs and their party’s power, not with what’s best for the nation!” is a fair paraphrase of the sentiment many feel about congress as a whole. It embodies a certain amount of truth, and in other years I could well
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Yep, to the tune of billions of dollars over the coming decades, mine owner Ted Arman and his associate argue in this low-production-value YouTube video....
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We're not talking prize-winning tomatoes or giant squash. Here's the web site. Mark your calendars for the last days of October. "This is an 18 yrs of age and older event!!!" Click here if you want to enter the "Nor...
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Emergency personnel are responding this afternoon to West and Placer streets near downtown Redding for a report of an accident involving a woman in a wheelchair and a car.
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The Shasta County Coroner has identified the man who died Wednesday evening while driving a sedan that rolled about 100 feet over an embankment on Highway 299 about a mile east of Buckhorn Summit.
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“Get Outta Town” is your guide to weekend events in 11 State of Jefferson counties. Experience some of the events that the North State has to offer. This week’s A News Cafe “Get Outta Town” highlight is the 2010 National Yo-Yo Contest in Chico.
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A Shasta Lake woman involved in a head-on wreck Wednesday evening on Airport Road may have been driving under the influence of alcohol.
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This is amazing -- and, yes, the sort of headline copy-editors live to write. Las Vegas hotel guests left with severe burns from 'death ray' caused by building's design Guests at a new hotel in Las Vegas have complained of...
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IGO – Sixty-five etched bricks honoring U.S. Navy submarines and their crews lost since 1900 when the Navy accepted its first submarine were laid Thursday at a concrete and marble memorial at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery.
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a warning to consumers regarding a foreclosure rescue scam designed to exploit financially struggling homeowners. The scam service offer promises to perform a forensic audit of your mortgage loan documents to determine if your lender complied with state and federal lending regula
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Three0part creation lecture series to be given in Redding, October 8, 9, and 10.
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The Wild Card Band brings Fresh New Live Music in Northern California...
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“Sometimes you just have to take the leap and build your wings on the way down.”
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The California Department of Public Health has determined Banner Mountain alfalfa sprouts may be contaminated with Salmonella and is warning consumers not to eat them.
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Tommy was in San Fran yesterday videotaping an interview with Jack Vale and Johnny Knoxville for Johnny's new movie Jackass 3D. The photo below was just a quick shot as Johnny was talking about his new movie coming out (which you can see the trail
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So, CalPERS's spokesman was kind enough to send along the actuarial reports for Fairfield and Redding, which had, respectively, the lowest and highest pension costs according to the recently released Shasta Voices study -- this despite the fact that they...
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Authorities have arrested a documented gang member from Salinas wanted in connection with a strong-arm robbery in Redding this past June.
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In California, and certainly within the north state, fire is a visceral reality and natural process of our landscape. The subject of fire opens a wide range of possibilities for an artist. In a new exhibit at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, three dynamic Northern California artists explore a range of themes related to the top
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Blog reader Larry Snell sent me additional information on the underwater pine tree phenomenon at Manzanita and Reflection Lakes, the lakes referred to in yesterday's blog. The following is part of the information he sent me. It is printed here...
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1. 5th Annual Walk this Way at Turtle Bay 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Turtle Bay Exploration Park. Free family event. Healthy cooking demonstrations, health screenings, nutrition information, food samples, arts and crafts, games and activities for kids of all ages. Includes free admission to Turtle Bay. Call 242-3180 o
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Danny and Dianne Rabalais, owners of We Shoot Ya Photography and The Big Picture framing shop, are widely known in Tehama County for the fun they infuse into their photography and their knack for capturing joy. The two have a new exhibit of maternity and baby portraits at Tehama Women’s Health Specialists in Red Bluff.
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When her kids graduated from Foothill High School, Julie Umsted wasn’t sure what to do next. So she started bottling the barbecue sauce she’s been making for 30 years and sold it at the Redding Farmers’ Market. Next, she sold pulled pork sandwiches. “It just took off,” she recalled.
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A global festival touches down in Redding on Sunday to give fans of short films a chance to view 10 entries and vote for their favorite, and then see how their choices compare to votes cast in more than 200 theaters on six continents.
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That's the takeway of Stanford psychiatry professor Keith Humphreys in this very informative exchange with former San Jose Police Chief Joseph McNamara about Prop. 19. Humphreys' larger point -- a wise one -- is that we'll always have drug problems,...
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My brother, who had a significant battle with cancer last year, had a routine Doctor's visit and guess what? He found a New Lump in the Lymph Node. The physician 
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I wish there were more hours in the day, way too many photos to post and not enough time. Tom just got back from San Francisco last night. He videotaped an interview with Johnny Knoxville for his new movie, that was pretty cool, now off to shoot more seniors! Have you booked your session yet?? October is just about full, ch
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Dusted off the instruments and put up a new track. Reflecting on light surf I recorded on the NorthCoast. About 20 minutes of coastal ambience for meditation and study. I am going to try and load more of my music at a page in the right sidebar. Hope
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Columnist Dan Walters explains this bit of electoral geography here. Excerpt: Until the 1990s, Republicans seeking major office in California depended on what they called the "fishhook." The fishhook began with a reliably Republican stack of inland counties from Siskiyou...
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The northern Sacramento Valley will bake one more day as an early-autumn heat wave begins to ease. Afternoon temperatures in Redding today will peak around 101 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. That's well short of the record for the date of 106 degrees, set in 1966, but also well above the norm
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Commercial treats from childhood were so tasty; Ding-Dongs, Zingers, Hostess cupcakes, and Snowballs quickly come to mind as some of my childhood favorites. As kids, most of us did not have unlimited access to these goodies, and perhaps that is what made them so seemingly special. Today it seems like kids are eat
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This coming weekend is shaping up to be just about perfect. The weather forecast is ideal and the calendar is jammed with great events – including two of my favorites all year, the Manton Apple Festival and the Win-River 125 stock car race. The Manton
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Guitarist Bernie Baker is a featured artist with the band “Brazilectro,” performing at 7 p.m. Sunday at Old City Hall as part
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Stephen Colbert is no Elmo — which is why it was crazy for House Democrats to have him testify before a subcommittee last week about migrant labor.
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Rep. Wally Herger is still far more likely to denounce “environmental radicals” than to lead them on a ground-truthing mission in the backcountry of the Shasta-Trinity. But even if he’s no born-again tree hugger, the mess on California’s public lands caused by illegal marijuana growing is too big
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Hannah Dorman and Corissa Storms again tied for first on Wednesday’s Northern Athletic League cross country meet at West Valley High School.
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Man, this afternoon's debate between the Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer and her punchy GOP challenger, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, is good stuff....
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A 78-year-old Redding man died Wednesday evening while driving a sedan that rolled about 100 feet over an embankment on Highway 299 about one mile east of Buckhorn Summit.
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With Thompson Field still under construction, the Wolves have not had an official home game yet. Instead of Shasta hosting Foothill on Wednesday for an Eastern Athletic League match, the Wolves traveled to Palo Cedro and came away with a 1-1 draw.
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A pristine waterfall on the Sacramento River near Dunsmuir used to be a little-known treasure, so remote and hard to find that visitors had to ask locals how to find the trail along the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
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More than 170 community and business leaders gathered Wednesday at the Gaia Anderson Hotel Restaurant and Spa for the Anderson State of the City Luncheon.
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Counties may see a boost in revenue next year as a tax break for farm and ranch owners was singed into law Tuesday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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At the start of this school year, the Shasta Union High School District began offering 10 new career technical education programs to replace those students were offered through the ROP, said Kyle Turner, the district's associate superintendent for instructional services.
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Four of every 10 homes sold in Shasta County in the second quarter of 2010 were in some stage of foreclosure.
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Pio Loco, a part of the Redding restaurant landscape for nearly a quarter century, has closed.
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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed legislation championed by a Redding family whose daughter died from alcohol poisoning.
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Hayfork's Fire Protection District is on its way to building a new fire hall after a five-year struggle to find funding.
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A state appellate court judge won't publish a ruling in the case of the former students and their families who sued the Shasta Union High School District over its drug testing policies.
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Jake Seigle said learning about the farm is fun. "I got to rope things and touch one of those llama-type things," said Jake, 9, a fourth-grader at Grant Elementary School in Redding.
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This has been a stressful week. Stress, thankfully, has become something of a stranger that I have not allowed to darken my doorstep in many, many months. The last time I consciously felt stressed out was February 10th of this year. That was the day that I left Redding for Denver, via California’s central valle
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BIG BEND - Firefighters were sent this evening to a posssible vegetation fire off Shotgun and Suimmit Creek roads near here, but no fire was found.
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Emergency personnel responded this evening to a major injury head-on traffic accident on Airport Road at Billy Jean Lane in Redding.
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I think burgers get a bad rap. Done right, a hamburger could be considered a health food.
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Do you think teen drinking is a "right' of passage? Think again. Underage drinking can result in both tragic consequences that make headlines and other destructive outcomes that don't -- including impaired brain development, higher rates of alcohol dependence, and increased risk of sexual assault. There are lots of places
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Flu vaccine is recommended for all Shasta County residents 6 months and older. Visit your health care provider or one of the many retail locations that offer the vaccine, including drugstores and grocery stores.
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Telephone solicitors for charitable causes have become a lot more savvy over the years. Even though you might have made a donation a number of years ago, the caller will make it seem like you give regularly year after year, and it would be a huge mistake to deny them another contribution.
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a local group is planning to create support Zumba style.
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St. Elizabeth Community Hospital will hold its annual Health Spree, Carnival of Care from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff.
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In 1910: Southern Pacific surveyors were surveying near Pittville for a new line to run through Big Valley. They also were finishing a survey near Gas Point for the Eureka line to come down the middle fork of Cottonwood Creek.
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Redding's own Food Network stars Roland and Marsha Winbeckler will headline this weekend's BevMo! grand opening.
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BloodSource announced this week it needs O- and A- donors as well as all blood types. Shasta Blood Center needs AB- blood.
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One person died this evening while driving a sedan that rolled about 100 feet over an embankment on Highway 299 about one mile east of Buckhorn Summit.
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A state appellate court judge won’t publish a ruling in the case of the former students and their families who sued the Shasta Union High School District over its drug testing policies.
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Redding police issued today photographs of a man they believe robbed the North Valley Bank branch on Cypress Avenue last month. The photos can be viewed on the police department’s web site, www.reddingpolice.org.
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Interesting announcement this afternoon from the office of Sen. Barbara Boxer about the introduction (again) of a bill to create the Sacramento River National Recreation Area in "the Bend" north of Red Bluff. Apparently the bill is co-sponsored by Boxer...
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Need your own personal private Ponderosa? It’s not a misprint, it’s 192 acres. The house isn’t small either at 2857 sq ft. One teeny problem. It’s about 1/2 mile off the grid. Well maybe that’s not a problem at all, depending on your idea
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Redding firefighters are battling a vehicle fire on Shasta View Drive south of Hartnell Avenue.
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A 20-year-old Redding man accused of vehicular manslaughter in connection with the death of a 21-year-old Redding woman earlier this month gave up his right today in Shasta County Superior Court to have a preliminary hearing.
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A Napa man working on a Vancraft helicopter at Lake California was injured Sunday when the craft’s rotor hit him in the head.
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Pio Loco in downtown Redding is closed. Calls to the restaurant this afternoon are answered by a recorded message from owner Jeff Cerasaro, better known as “Chef Jeff”, who says the business is “moving on.”
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Jay Thompson of the Shasta Historical Society tells me the group will take custody of the iconic neon BUS signs at the now-vacant downtown Greyhound terminal. McHale Signs is taking them down and will store them, Thompson said....
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Click Here To View Virtual TourPowered by: ClassifiedFlyerAds.com Totally & tastefully renovated Anderson home, is ready for you to move-in. Wood floors, paint
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Click Here To View Virtual TourPowered by: ClassifiedFlyerAds.com Totally & tastefully renovated Anderson home, is ready for you to move-in. Wood floors, paint
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Even as he voted for the Turtle Bay hotel project yesterday (despite expressing deep skepticism two weeks ago), Commissioner Chris Young suggested the lack of secondary access would set an unfortunate precedent, with all manner of developers seeking a waiver...
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In discussing the Turtle Bay hotel's permit yesterday, Redding's Planning Commission yesterday discussed fire and emergency access at some length before ultimately agreeing to move forward -- for reasons the planners' report fairly covers . But one oddity leapt out...
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The Hill reports on the latest noise from the north state's congressman: A pair of top House Republicans went after the White House Tuesday over new rules that will lead to next year's extinction of some Medicare prescription drug plans....
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Crews have contained a five-acre fire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest on a mountainside near the Highway 36/Highway 3 junction.
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Work is well underway on the special request for a wolf doll. I’ve been slowly feeling my way through this one. Here is my image: It’s from a music album. It’s pretty cool. The assembled wolf parts look pretty flat, as if the wolf had been run over but soon he will have personality. He [...]
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...in response to the surge in break-ins of cars and homes. The program's not what it used to be before all the layoffs at the Redding Police Department. Response I got from Michael Thomas of the RPD. (Note last...
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Hi, Was a wonderful day for Honey Bandit. He is coming back to life with a vengeance, and Lord help anyone in his way. We started the day doing a little bit of "feet work". Just lifting his hooves for...
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The following is from a great little book titled History & Business Directory - Shasta County, 1881: "The history of Shasta County would not be complete without the notice of the natural curiosities situated in the southeastern portion of the...
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I was searching Google for Vintner’s Cellar phone number when I saw something unusual on the screen. My car. Apparently I was parked across the street on Placer when the Google Street View camera vehicle came by. If you search 1510 Placer Street and zoom in to street view, you’ll see it too. It&#
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An early-autumn heat wave baking much of California will continue today, bringing more triple-digit heat this afternoon. Temperatures in Redding will peak at 102 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. That's well short of the record for the date of 107 degrees, but also substantially warmer than toda
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What: Party in Pink Zumbathon benefiting Susan G. Komen for a Cure When: Oct 2, 10 a.m. to noon Where: Shasta High School Harlan Carter Gym Cost: $10, all proceeds go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Please Join Us! Saturday October 2nd 10am-Noon. We are going to Zumba for a Cure! We are
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What: Redding Mountain Biking Club and Redding’s Bureau Of Land Management hosting Take A Kid Mountain Biking day When: Sunday (Oct. 3), 9 a.m. Where: Swasey Recreation Area The Redding Mountain Biking Club, in association with Redding’s Bureau Of Land Management, is hosting the f
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What: Inspirational Author to Share Stories of Sudan When: Thursday (Sept. 30), 7 p.m. Where: Red Bluff’s Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 2355 Monroe Street Author and co-founder of Mercy Beyond Borders, Marilyn Lacey, RSM, will discuss her work in southern Sudan. Lacey, a Sister of Mercy with a quic
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What: Artist’s Reception for W.R. “Woody” Thomson When: Friday (Oct 1), 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Red Bluff Art Gallery, 601 Walnut Street W.R. “Woody” Thomson opens an art exhibit with a sense of humor, as well as a carefully defined style, with his “Woodcut
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What: The first Shasta County Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) workshop When: Saturday (Oct. 2), 9 a.m. Where: North Cottonwood School Gym, 19920 Gas Point Road, Cottonwood, CA 96022 Please RSVP to Jamie Weil at jamie@jamieweil.net FREE for SCBWI member
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What: Dave Short’s Jazz at Old City Hall presents Brazilectro! When: Sunday (Oct. 3), 7 p.m. Where: Old City Hall Tickets are $10 at Bernie’s Guitar Vocalist Noel Ross and saxophonist Dave Short team up to perform bossa nova music in the style of the Gilberto/Getz era, but
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Dear Lynne: We're making small updates in our kitchen, but we're stalled because of a debate about the backsplash, especially behind the stove. We are not neat cooks. In fact, we joke that we should just hose down the kitchen after dinner. What is the best backsplash material? Ken and Billy in Knoxville Dear Ken
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How’s this for a neat rhetorical trick?
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Random thoughts on the passing scene:
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The Enterprise High School volleyball team beat Foothill in four sets at home on Tuesday.
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Liberty Christian fell to Redding Christian in four sets 25-12, 22-25, 25-10, 25-11 at the Lions Den in Palo Cedro on Tuesday.
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The Shasta Wolves have stepped up their offensive production to a record-setting pace the past three weeks.
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Bre Mackie had 18 kills and seven aces as the Central Valley High School volleyball team swept past visiting Orland 25-8, 25-23, 25-16 on Tuesday.
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Village Delicatessen in downtown Redding will celebrate its grand opening Monday.
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In 1910: John Whitmore, the veteran schoolteacher, fell from Terry’s flume a short distance below Ingot and was probably fatally hurt. He dropped 20 feet and fell upon the rocks in the creek bed.
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Burney’s public library and Chamber of Commerce each will receive a portion of the Hatchet Ridge Wind Project payment if they can raise enough money to help pay for their projects, Shasta County supervisors decided Tuesday.
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RED BLUFF — One-hundred and twenty-five pounds of expired, unwanted and unused medications were dropped off Saturday at the Red Bluff Community Center during a nationwide Take-Back Initiative Day, a spokesman for the Red Bluff Police Department said.
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