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November 20th, 2010

Visit Lewiston, CA Community Event Announcement HOLIDAY BRIDGE LIGHTING & FIREWORKS Saturday, November 27, 2010   The Lewiston Community Association and Lewiston Sparkies invite you to visit historic old town Lewiston for its annual Holiday Bridge Lighting & Fireworks
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Baptism "Fast-Motion" I was asked to Baptize the daughter (Sandra Bernadette Drewsen) of our close friends tonight.
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TRAFFIC TROUBLE: Early today (Sunday): Interstate 5 reopened in two places with chain restrictions, Caltrans reported: northbound traffic at Fawndale, 10 miles north of Redding; and southbound I-5 at Edgewood in Siskiyou County. Winter weather, accidents and spinouts closed parts of the highway Saturday.…
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Last week the autumn display of leaves was spectacular but now they are crashing down in the wind and sleet. The first major storm of the winter has blown down from Alaska. It's cold here, surprisingly cold for November, and it isn't going to warm up anytime soon. No snow here yet but the storm is supposed to get stronger a
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My camellias are blooming - the early ones lighting up corners of the garden like little Thanksgivings themselves. Pale pinks and bright whites, ruffled, pink edges on some, stunning yellow stamens on others, light fragrance on
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Mr Arthur Moore of Redding Age 55 Date of Death: 11/19/2010 Place of Death: SRMC Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mr Arthur Moore of Redding Age 70 Date of Death: 11/19/2010 Place of Death: Canyonwood Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mr Arthur Moore of Redding Age 78 Date of Death: 11/19/2010 Place of Death: Marquis Care Shasta Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mr Michael Wayne Prevost of Redding Age 42 Date of Death: 11/18/2010 Place of Death: Mercy Medical Ctr Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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DATE:11/19/2010 TIME: 2145 CASE# 10-77283 On 11-19-10 at approximately 9:45 PM officers from the Redding Police Department responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic collision on Railroad Avenue near Grandview Avenue. Investigation of the collision revealed that an unidentified white male be
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Interstate 5 is shut down tonight from 10 miles north of Redding to Yreka because vehicles are spinning out in the snow.
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Prepare for a 100 percent chance of showers today, with a high of around 46 degrees. Forecasters also predict a possibility of thunderstorms after 10 a.m. today. The low tonight should drop down to around 35 degrees, with more precipitation. Tomorrow, expect a 70 percent chance of showers and a high of 46 degrees.
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Originally sold for $425K in 2005, these two 3/2 units are good choices for an investor. With nearly new stucco construction, they should be easy to maintain. It&#
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Click here: Holiday Express Tour flyer.doc...
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The former Parkville School is located a good distance south of Dersch Road on the flats. It is now a private residence. It is the second Parkville School and was built in 1905. The original Parkville School was built in...
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PALO CEDRO — After barely escaping Shasta in an earlier meeting, the Cougars knew their offense was going to have to be prepared for a shootout.
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PALO CEDRO — This time, there was no doubt as to who was the best team in the Shasta Union High School District.
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The change of sports season couldn’t happen soon enough.
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The action starts at 11 a.m. today. And by the time it’s done, five Northern Section volleyball champions will be crowned.
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The Timberjacks continued their high-scoring streak Friday at home against Dunsmuir.
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In Redding this week, the City Council faced the task of trying to mediate a local kerfuffle over free speech, a spat that erupted when conservative activists handed out copies of the Constitution and related literature at the Shasta Public Library.
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It happens every year at this time, like clockwork — I remember the day I fainted for the first time. And if you’re of a certain age you do too.
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California Highway Patrol Capt. Jerry Flavin said that before Friday he had never given a commendation to a teenager. But Kayla Spratt’s story was so unique and her actions were so exemplary that it had to be done, he said.
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Someone stole a battalion chief’s SUV, lights and all, from the Cottonwood Fire Protection District.
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A Redding man was convicted late Friday of kidnapping and attempted murder in connection with the June 14 abduction and shooting of an 18-year-old man — but he wasn’t there to hear the verdict.
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Millville School first-grade student Hannah Lack and sixth-grader Lindsay McWorter wear costumes Friday for the school’s annual Living History Day. Students and staff members dressed as American Indians and settlers from the pre-Colonial era for the celebration. They also participated in activities from the 1600s. They s
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Today in History: Nov. 20, 2010
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Redding School District Superintendent Diane Kempley, whose district has been shaken by turmoil, announced Friday that she plans to retire.
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About 400 members of the community came to the steps of Redding City Hall on Friday night to support Jean Marie Berlinghoff’s family and friends in a candlelight vigil for the missing 15-year-old.
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Two Shasta County jail inmates, including one accused of murder, have been charged with assaulting another inmate this month, breaking his nose and one of his ribs and partially collapsing one of his lungs.
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Q: Hello and thank you for taking the time to post a column and answer my question. I read your column as much as possible. My wife just received a photo-enforced traffic violation from Pine Street and Tehama. How can this be legal? How can some guy (probably 18 years old) sitting at a desk in Arizona that is employed by t
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For many years, school districts, cities and special districts in Shasta County have held their elections in odd-numbered years.
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A 27-year-old Red Bluff man was arrested Thursday for allegedly trying to assault a police officer with a large decorative key.
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A section of Railroad Avenue is closed tonight after an 18-year-old man was hit by a car near the Grandview Avenue intersection.
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Multiple fire crews are being dispatched tonight to a reported vehicle fire on southbound Interstate 5 about two miles south of Lakehead.
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The superintendent of the Redding School District announced today that she plans to retire.
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Two separate accidents that occurred within minutes of each other are slowing down traffic on eastbound Highway 44 at Auditorium Drive in Redding.
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Phyllis Turner of Redding writes a letter to the editor rebuking us for publishing, in Wednesday's paper, photos of a bank robber and of Prince William and his fiancee, but not of Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, winner of the Medal of...
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Scientists studied IQ's by state. What did they find? It turns out those benumbed residents of Maine, Montana and Minnesota have something to brag about. A paper recently published in the journal Psychological Reports concludes that of the 48 contiguous...
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Highway 44 about 9 miles east of the Shasta-Lassen County line is partially blocked this afternoon after a two-vehicle collision.
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Earlier this week, I was trying to compose some thoughts in response to this story, but time and other issues got the better of me. Well, Tony Quinn finished composing his thoughts. He's right. If any evidence is needed that...
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Redding police and local medic crews were dispatched this afternoon to a report of a wreck in the intersection of East Cypress Avenue and Bechelli Lane.
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California Highway Patrol officers continued to be swamped this afternoon with reported wrecks in eastern Shasta County, mostly on Highway 44 near Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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A Cottonwood man was arrested before noon today after breaking into an Anderson home to steal pills, police said.
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It is the old Parkville School located on Dersch Road (way back from the road), in Anderson. "amy noc bkpr" guessed it correctly at 10:05 a.m. and wins a $10 gift certificate plus a winner's certificate from our good friends...
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California's wild turkeys aren't native, but they are quite at home here. And sometimes that's a problem.
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Diane Geiger of Redding has a condition called blepharospasm that causes her eyelids to close. With the help of treatments, the support of family and friends and a love of gardening, she fought her way from despair to a happy life.
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Master Gardeners say not to waste your time saving seeds from hybrid varieties. Seed-saving only works with open-pollination plants.
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No one was injured when a van overturned on Highway 44 two miles east of Eskimo Hill.
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At least one person died in a fiery wreck this morning on Highway 97 in Siskiyou County, one of several collisions reported today involving cars skidding on the north state's snowy, slick, icy highways.
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A 27-year-old Red Bluff man was arrested Thursday for allegedly trying to assault a police officer with a large decorative key.
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Many of homepowners who are at risk of default or who have defaulted on their mortgage believe that foreclosure is their only solution. The short answer is "no", there are there other options available. We have listed 6 other options available for Distressed Homeowners below, how can we help you? 1
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Redding City Hall The average Redding home is a three bedroom , 2 bath home with about 1750 square feet. One local apprasier has tracked the value of the typical Redding home for the past couple years and his last report indicates the average cost per square foot took a big hit in October. The last quarter of 2009
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Keith Richards falls out of a palm tree in Fiji and now Joan Baez falls out of her backyard treehouse. She's "resting comfortably" after her 20-foot plunge, the Press Democrat reports here....
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Kayla Spratt, who helped lead her fellow elementary school kids off a school last month after a fatal head-on collision, will receive a hero award today from the California Highway Patrol.
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Nov. 19, World Toilet Day. No, seriously. It's a global issue and no laughing matter. Read more here....
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Mr Yoshimi Ichida of Redding Age 81 Date of Death: 11/18/2010 Place of Death: Home Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mrs Derla Lee Highet of Anderson Age 85 Date of Death: 11/17/2010 Place of Death: Mercy Medical Center, Redding Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, “ANDERSON”
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Nice video promoting Redding musician Garrett Viggers' upcoming concert. If you like hammered dulcimer.......
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Someone lives here now. What was this house in its former life? And where is it located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! Today's contest requires the winner to state what the house was in its former life...
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Finally -  Liz and I finished our book. Yes, she was up until midnight again last night, editing, but it was send off to the printer today and they are already printing. The books will be shipped next w
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Kinetic typography is the accepted term for "moving text," or making animation based on words and movement.I find it a beautiful rendition of ideas.But, mostly, I think it is cool that a generation of communication and design students have taken their favorite movie dialogue or song lyrics and made art.Kin
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The California Highway Patrol is taking a report this morning on a battalion chief’s SUV stolen from the Cottonwood Fire Department.
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Rain is likely in Redding today, kicking off a string of wintry weather over the weekend. There's a 70 percent chance of rain in town, according to the National Weather Service. Most of the rain should fall after 10 a.m. Today's high should reach 52 degrees. Showers should continue tonight and through the
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Today’s FDotD is located in the Woodhaven neighborhood. It’s listed as a 3/2
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Maggie John planned to retire next year, but a “perfect storm” of recent events accelerated the timing of her decision, the former Shasta Women’s Refuge executive director said Thursday. Jo
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It’s that time of year again: fall is in the air, the leaves are dropping and we are all gearing up for the holidays.  Unfortunately, the harsh reality for many Shasta County residents is that they will not be able to enjoy this holiday season, let alone a holiday meal.  The local Salvation Army Red Kettl
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Ever doubt that your vote really makes a difference? Residents of the Junction School District can tell you otherwise.
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Ah, the airport, where modern folk heroes are made. The airport, where that inspired flight attendant did what everyone who’s ever been in the spam-in-a-can crush of a flying aluminum tube — where we collectively pretend that a clutch of peanuts is a meal and a seat cushion is a “flotation device”
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The New York Times reports that Redding is far from the only American city where residents are learning how to make their way around a roundabout intersection -- and definitely not the only one where drivers loathe the idea. All...
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A $10,000 reward was offered Thursday for information on the whereabouts of missing Redding teen Jean Marie Berlinghoff, 15, who has not been seen since she left home with her 44-year-old uncle Nov. 10.
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Redding should keep its parks maintenance in-house, a narrow majority of Community Services Advisory Commission members said Thursday.
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Now that the roof is off the old Market Street mall, some are looking out a decade or two and wondering what’s next for downtown Redding.
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The places of George Albro’s employment the Shasta Courthouse and jail at Shasta and the Shasta County Courthouse and jail in Redding.
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Between working multiple jobs and caring for her disabled son, Cynthia Lahey struggled just to stay afloat — and when she lost one of her jobs, it was like losing her life jacket.
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It’s not often the game of the year gets a sequel.
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The adage “there’s no place like home” seems to apply to the Knights men’s basketball team this season.
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Shasta-Foothill, Part 2, looks to be another can’t-miss game that surely will not disappoint.
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All season long, Foothill’s dominant defense has received lots of the attention and its offense often was overshadowed.
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SUSANVILLE — The Eagles were game, but the host Grizzlies had too much Baum for them to deal with.
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Enterprise’s Rockelle Sande still will be a Hornet next school year — by golfing for Sacramento State University.
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Final election returns released Thursday settle a trio of extremely close races in Shasta County.
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A broken foot figured in Maggie John’s decision to retire as executive director of the Shasta Women’s Refuge.
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FRENCH GULCH — Multiple fire crews fought an attic fire Thursday night at the French Gulch post office and general store on Trinity Mountain Road.
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A bank-robbery suspect from Oregon accused of leading Redding police on a frantic car chase Tuesday morning pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon.
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Today in History: Nov. 19, 2010
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Before a sellout crowd at Win-River Casino, the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce honored outstanding customer service Thursday night.
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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and French Gulch Volunteer Fire Department are being dispatched tonight for several reports of a fire at the post office on Trinity Mountain Road in French Gulch.
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Beat 1-1/2 cups butter (3/4 pound) until creamy. Add 2 cups sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt and beat until fluffy. Then add 6 egg yolks, one at a time.Combine 3/4 cup milk, 1/4 cup brandy, and 1 teaspoon vanilla; add liquids to batter alternately with 3-1/4 cups flour. Mix in 2 cups coarsley chopped walnuts.
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Combine 1 pound pitted dates, 4 cups coarsely ground filberts (hazelnuts) or almonds, 1 cup flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.Beat 4 eggs and 1/4 cup sugar with an electric mixer until about tripled in volume; add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add to flour mixture and blend until t
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In blender or food processor, puree 1 cup parsley with 2 tablespoons dried basil (or if using fresh basil, use 1 cup basil and omit the parsely), 2 tablespoons each olive oil and lemon juice, and 1 egg. Put puree in large bowl and mix in 3/4 cup mayonnaise. Add 2-3 cups cold booked diced chicken, 1 cup finely chopped celery
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Cut 3 pounds lean boneless pork into 2-inch chunks and place in a heavy, deep, 2-quart casserole. Add 2 teaspoons salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, 1 clove garlic, 1/2 teaspoon thyme, and 1 bay leaf. Pour in 1 cup water. Cover and bake at 250 for 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 hours or until meat falls apart in shreds when pulled with a fork.
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Now that the roof is off the old Market Street mall, some are looking out a decade or two and wondering what's next for downtown Redding.
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Redding should keep its parks maintenance in-house, a narrow majority of Community Services Advisory Commission members said today.
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A $10,000 reward is being offered by Secret Witness and an anonymous source for information leading to the arrest of Charles Berlinghoff and the return of his 15-year-old niece, Jean Marie B
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What: University Preparatory High School in Redding Presents Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka” When: 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday (November 18, 19 & 20)
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Between working multiple jobs and caring for her disabled son, Cynthia Lahey struggled to just stay afloat – and when she lost one of her jobs, it was like losing her life jacket. “I called Social Security and had a meltdown,” she said. “I was crying my eyes out, thinking to myself ‘I can’t make my rent.’”
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Just a couple weeks back, the R-S ran a story about the local production of "The Secret of Wilson Hill," a western film. It just wrapped up, but the producers have already cut their first trailer. Check it out....
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Red Bluff Police are looking today for the men involved in a street fight early this morning that left a father and son stabbed.
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Understanding won't make the bills any easier to pay, but Redding Electric has posted a Powerpoint presentation about its rate case -- which it will formally bring to the council Dec. 7 -- on its website here....
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Final election returns released today settle a trio of extremely close races in Shasta County.
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The Centerville Community Services District will conduct interviews for a new district manager at Friday’s special meeting of the board of directors.
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Q. What does being thankful mean to you? How do we feel and show gratitude for what we have? Thanksgiving is perhaps the American holiday which is most like Sikhism in that both are altruistic in nature, include free communal meals, and often incorporate worship expressing gratitude and praise. When deciding how to spend yo
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When a second-tier scandal broke out earlier this year over the astonishing pay of the director of the California School Boards Association, I didn't pay it much mind. After all, while it's the association of school boards, it's actually an...
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1. Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka 7 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the David Marr Auditorium, 2200 Eureka Way, Redding. Presented by University Preparatory School. Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for students; available at the University Prep office, Graphic Auditorium or at the Marr Auditorium before the s
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Last year at this time, musician Garrett Viggers was on tour with America’s romantic piano sensation, Jim Brickman. Since then, he’s recorded another instrumental album, "Thin Places.” Next month, Viggers will perform selections from “Thin Places” and “Emmanuel,” his well-received holiday recording, live at Re
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Mrs Patricia Lovelace of Igo Age 76 Date of Death: 11/17/2010 Place of Death: Shasta Regional Medical Center, Redding Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, “ANDERSON”
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Mr. Walter Fells of Anderson Age 90 Date of Death: 11/14/2010 Place of Death: Shasta Regional Medical Center Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, “ANDERSON”̷
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"We know everybody. We're like a big family." That's Angela Lancaster, owner of the Gold Street Café, the old-fashioned diner off Court Street in west Redding.
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Tucked behind the Red Bluff Food Maxx in a residential neighborhood near the Sacramento River is a small, beloved bar called E’s Locker Room that garners rapturous praise from a wide demographic of fans. Make no mistake – it’s a dive. And it might not be open if you show up right at 4 p.m. But when Elmer Fries decides
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Riverfront Playhouse’s Christmas show is about a small church community that must rely on its homegrown amateur talent to keep a holiday tradition alive.
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Bruce blogged recently about a CalPERS board member predicting that rates paid by cities and counties could rise 55 percent over the next few years given the pension giant's investment losses and lower expected returns. I e-mailed Kurt Starman for...
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A quiz: Is Pedro Ramirez: a) His high school valedictorian. b) His college student body president. c) An illegal immigrant. d) all of the above. The L.A. Times has the answer. Wild story....
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A wreck involving a big rig that resulted in an overturned vehicle off Interstate 5 near Cottonwood resulted in minor injuries this morning.
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Mr. and Mrs. Roberts of Pacific Grove were planning a visit to Mrs. Roberts' sister at 1545 Willis Street in Redding over the holidays. Trouble surfaced when they couldn't find a chicken sitter for their 27 chickens while they were...
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Winter is set to remind the north state what it is all about today, starting today with a soaking rain around Redding. The high should still reach 58 degrees, but the weather is expected to become more wintry this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Satruday and Sunday should be rainy in town, wit
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The Bureau of Land Management could use a little assistance getting about, oh, 12,000 plants in the ground this fall and winter. And you thought you had some yard work to catch up on. The agency has scheduled seven volunteer work days on public lands at Clear Creek Greenway between Redding and Igo, the Sa
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Singer-songwriter Chuck McCabe endeared himself to local audiences with his clever song "I'd Rather Be in Redding." He endeared himself to me with his enthusiastic support of the local songwriting communit
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Readers of last year’s A News Cafe column, “Dish Rag,” were subjected to my rants and raves about Thanksgiving, the forgotten holiday. I lamented all of the Christmas decorations, music, and especially the retail frenzy that totally over
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Maggie John, executive director of Shasta Women’s Refuge for the past five years, has retired, the refuge’s board of directors said Wednesday
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November 19 marks the 8th year since Officer Dave Mobilio was killed in the line of duty in Red Bluff, CA. The last time I saw him he was chasing his son, Luke, around the station while his wife laughed at
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It was, or so I thought, a dandy column idea: an imaginary, missing chapter of George W. Bush’s “Decision Points,” in which the former president would admit to having made the wrong call on taxes.
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It’s far-fetched to believe that Redding city officials and library staff ever conspired to stifle anyone’s free speech.
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COTTONWOOD — For the Eagles to fly all the way to the section finals, they’ll need to pull off a shocker in one the hardest places to do that: Susanville.
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Simpson University junior middle blocker Chanel Coleman earned first-team All-California Pacific Conference honors for volleyball on Wednesday.
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Concerns about traffic, pollution and drainage from the proposed Goodwater Estates subdivision came up at Wednesday’s Redding Board of Administrative Review meeting.
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Today in History: Nov. 18, 2010
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Redding should not hire a private firm to mow lawns, blow leaves, trim trees or do other basic maintenance in city parks.
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A Cottonwood man’s complaint led to a $15 million lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior Court on Wednesday by prosecutors from around the state accusing Overstock.com of posting deliberately misleading price comparisons on its website.
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The Dungeness crabs arrived a little after 2 p.m. Wednesday at Buz’s Crab in Redding — and Bruce Bartlow was waiting.
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In an effort to save money, the Shasta Lake City Council voted Tuesday to align its election with the general election and to extend council members’ terms by a year, an action one councilor says is illegal.
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Firefighters late Wednesday afternoon extinguished a house fire on Highway 273 near Rona Lane north of Anderson.
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RED BLUFF — Efforts to find a unique and tourist-luring brand for Tehama County may be boosted by nearly $20,000, courtesy of the Red Bluff City Council.
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Bomb blasts that blew apart a car and a bus at Shasta Dam were distractions to allow terrorists time to take hostages and control of the nation’s second-largest dam.
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A telephone interview with a cousin of missing Redding teen Jean Marie Berlinghoff had been scheduled to run on the “Nancy Grace” television show Wednesday but was nowhere to be found.
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The Redding School District has hired a Sacramento law firm to investigate alleged conflicts of interest and hiring improprieties surrounding the wife of the district’s former board president.
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North state weather is about to turn more November-like.
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Redding public TV station KIXE has a little more than 1,000 tickets left for its Easy Street Sweepstakes.
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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 SACRAMENTO RIVER, Los Molinos — Good salmon fishermen were scoring 1or two salmon per outing in the stretch open to fishing from Red Bluff to Knight’s Landing on backtrolled Kwikfish and big spin
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Next week I will be cooking my 30th consecutive Thanksgiving turkey. There have been other occasions in which a turkey figured prominently into dinner - sometimes at Christmas, a few times at Easter, and once a long, long time ago when we had my SIL's uncle over for dinner. But for counting purposes, the 2010 model will be
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ANDERSON - Firefighters were sent late this afternoon to a house fire off Highway 273 near Rona Lane.
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Reading an article by Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman, a physician whom Ryan Sabalow quoted in this weekend's story about drug companies' payments to local docotrs, I found this rich sentence, which I can't resist sharing: Genentech found itself in the awkward...
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According to iTunes, this is the most-downloaded Beatles song thus far....
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A Cottonwood man’s complaint led to a $15 million lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior Court today by prosecutors from around the state accusing Overstock.com of posting deliberately misleading price comparisons on its website.
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Police were called to Caldwell Park in Redding this afternoon after several people reported to 911 that a man was yelling and exposing himself to passersby.
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A telephone interview with a cousin of missing Redding teen Jean Marie Berlinghoff was supposed to run on the “Nancy Grace” television show tonight was nowhere to be found.
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A preliminary hearing for two men accused of trying to arrange a meeting over the Internet with an underage girl for sex was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Planning guru Paul Shigley wonders just why the heck Shasta College -- and many colleges and universities in California --- are out in the sticks and so hard to access, especially for starving students. What the government builds and where...
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In an effort to save city money the Shasta Lake City Council voted Tuesday to align its election with the general election and extend council members’ terms by a year, an action one councilor says is illegal.
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Mr. Virgil Hutchenson of Redding Age 86 Date of Death: 11/16/2010 Place of Death: Mercy ER Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mr. Henry Dawson of Redding Age 82 Date of Death: 11/16/2010 Place of Death: Home Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mrs. Genevieve Tracy of Redding Age 90 Date of Death: 11/16/2010 Place of Death: Golden Living Center Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mrs. Eleanor H. Lloyd of Redding Age 86 Date of Death: 11/16/2010 Place of Death: Canyonwood Nursing & Rehab Ctr. Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Ricardo Escalante of Anderson High Has Won! Over 400 Class of 2011 Models were submitted and out of only 4 Guys Winners, he was one! Congrats and enjoy the trip to Palm Springs!! You Deserve it!
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Firefighters were sent this morning to a reported fifth-wheel trailer burning off Woodman Lane near Highway 299 near Diddy Wells. The fire was reported around 10:30 a.m. No further information was available.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are clutch, delight, happy.Tutor, UnrequitedThe sun is warming and it chokes the autumn breeze into temporary submission that allows people to throw off their coats and sweaters, their cashmere scarves.
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Longtime Shasta High journalism teacher and faculty advisor to the (now-extinct?) student newspaper, The Volcano, died Tuesday morning. Retired SHS teacher Paul Hughes e-mailed me the news late yesterday. Besides Yours Truly, others who arguably owe their journalism careers to...
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If you were wondering why there were so many law enforcement officers at Shasta Dam this morning, don't worry. It's just a drill.
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Tea Party Alliance legal team, take note... Redding.com commenter Tipsy provides, in not so dense terms, easy to understand guidelines for use of the grounds outside the Library. The rest of the guidelines just deal with the formality of getting...
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I was feeling my oats when I stopped by to see a friend of mine, anxious to tell him about my recent glory moments!  He does not compute, so I know I will surprise him and am feeling pretty audacious too!  I have known this man for close to 30 years.  I will say that most of our experience together has been o
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The Terry Lumber Company was established back in 1897 and became one of the largest lumber operations in Shasta County. Its holdings included a planing mill and box factory at Bella Vista, vast timberlands, a 32-mile-long wooden flume, mountain sawmills,...
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True confession. want to make big things. Things that require bales of chicken wire and lots of paste and paper. I’ve been feeling this urge for a while but in the beginning, back at the beginning of the decade, I started art project on a very small scale. I collaged and painted small match boxes. I knew [...]
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Free land in Redding! If the numbers reported below are correct, this would more than fill up Stillwater Business Park. From an account of this week's Chico city council meeting: Council members also heard from a Southern California group called...
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Well it's about 5:00. On Tuesday. Sorry I took so long to update you on everything. But after DaBubble's got attacked by the mountain lion, the pipe broke and the kitchen flooded, we were a teeny bit stressed. But...
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A very cold low pressure system is heading our way. From an alert on the NOAA.gov web site: SNOW LEVELS ARE FORECAST TO LOWER TO AROUND 2000 TO 3000 FEET LATER SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. ...FOR THE FOOTHILLS 6 TO 12...
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Two more days with highs above 60 and then its wintertime in the north state. Today should be mostly sunny with a high near 66 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. While Thursday's high should be near 60, there's a 50/50 chance of rain after 10 a.m. A major cool down is expected to start Fr
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We like pictures of weird yard art here at ReallyRedding. This qualifies. Not sure why, but the grinning skeleton just looks appropriate here.
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Ah, the word women love and men are often afraid of. If you ask men and women to define foreplay you’ll get vastly different answers.  Men: “Show up. Get naked. Let’s go.” Women: ”First it depends on how he has been treating me today. If we are fighting, forget it. Nothing will work. The
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Q: What can I do with the pumpkin seeds from my jack-o'-lantern? A: When carving up your jack o' lantern, don't ditch the seeds along with the rest of your pumpkin's innards. Cook them up for a tasty snack or the perfect addition to tonight's dinner.
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Should the California Highway Patrol have sent out an “Amber Alert” to spread the word as broadly as possible about last week’s disappearance of Redding teenager Jean Marie Berlinghoff?
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Another deficit reduction commission has now made its recommendations. My own recommendation for dealing with deficits would include stopping the appointment of deficit reduction commissions.
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Lauren Vestal had 16 kills as the Fall River High School volleyball team swept past Chester 25-21, 26-24, 25-17 in a section quarterfinal matchup in McArthur on Tuesday.
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Chico, Enterprise, Sutter, Hamilton and Mercy all won section championships in boys basketball last year but only two of those teams, Chico and Enterprise, start the season as the clear favorites. In the other three divisions, the section runner-up is given the best chance at winning a section crown in 2011.
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After receiving a first-round bye, the top-seeded West Valley High School volleyball team swept fifth-seeded Willows in the Northern Section Division IV semifinals, 25-15, 25-11, 25-22 on Tuesday.
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Um, Linda Forward might think it's a good idea to simply disband the Shasta mosquito district, as reported here. She said that she doesn't see why the district needs to exist at all and that people would likely be better...
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Redding will close a west side fire station to bridge a budget gap. But the City Council also will form a committee to address the chronic fiscal problems forcing the station closure.
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Last year, Redding's fire union stepped up to offer some timely -- though temporary -- concessions and keep a fire station open after the City Council voted to close it. (Details here and here.) Because of that history, perhaps I'm...
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Citing the county’s financial strain, the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District’s Board of Trustees Tuesday unanimously agreed to send two employees instead of the proposed five to a conference in Indian Wells in January.
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A $100,000 felony arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for a Los Angeles man who hasn’t been seen since Nov. 10 when his niece went missing from her Redding home.
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An Oregon bank robbery suspect led police on a frantic car chase Tuesday morning, first heading south toward Anderson, then reversing his course against traffic on Interstate 5 and heading back through Redding before being arrested on his way out of town on Eureka Way, police said.
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A 26-year-old Redding man who pleaded guilty to 10 felony counts of lewd conduct with a 14-year-old girl was given an 11-year, 8-month suspended prison sentence Tuesday.
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Doctors in the north state’s medical association are warning Medicare patients that physicians may soon face painful choices about treating them should Congress allow looming cuts in doctors’ pay to go through.
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What’s left of the Cottonwood Creek Watershed Group is scrambling to free itself of debts and resignations that jeopardize its future.
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Two trucks backed up close to one another Tuesday at the Good News Rescue Mission, and a group of staff and volunteers unloaded their precious cargo.
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In an effort to save city money, the Shasta Lake City Council on Tuesday voted to align its election with the general election.
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Redding will close a west side fire station to bridge a budget gap.
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In a food processor, finely grind 1 pound small cooked shrimp. Mix shrimp with 1 cup (1/2 lb.) butter at room termperature, 1/2 teaspoon tarragon, 1 clove garlic (minced), and salt and pepper to taste. Pack into a 2 to 3 cup bowl. Cover and chill. Serve to spread on crackers on raw vegetables, or as a sandwich filling. Make
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That would be chiles in nut sauce. This from an old Sunset Magazine again.1-1/4 cup walnut pieces4 tablespoons butter2 onions, finely chopped3 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon each nutmeg and pepper1-1/4 cup strong chicken broth1 cup whipping cream1/2 cup sour creamsa
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Meet Shane Wesley Shannon, age 27. His mug, above, turns up frequently on a local web site that features mug shots of suspects booked into the county jail. I e-mailed Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen about him. His response:...
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Two men, including a Shasta Lake resident, are scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court on charges they arranged over the Internet to meet an underage girl for sex.
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A 26-year-old Redding man who pleaded guilty in September to 10 felony counts of lewd conduct with a 14-year-old girl and one felony count of providing her marijuana was given today an 11-year, 8-month suspended prison sentence.
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The right lane of southbound Interstate 5 will be closed tonight for bridge maintenance.
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An arrest warrant was issued today for the uncle of missing Redding 15-year-old Jean Marie Berlinghoff. Charles David Berlinghoff, 44, of Los Angeles is wanted by the Shasta County Sheriff on suspicion of felony child concealment, the sheriff's office reported. Also today, the California Highway Patrol's ...
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A Los Angeles man who hasn’t been seen since last Wednesday when his niece went missing is wanted by the Shasta County Sheriff’s for a felony.
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I find the concept hard to believe, but this bond analyst says he expects it to happen. After years in which every looming financial crisis has been met with a government bailout, you might think that the same solution awaits...
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The opening of Jean Wood's latest column in the Siskiyou Daily News: Montague, Calif. -- You always hear about it happening to other couples but you never expect it to hit your home. At least that's what my girlfriend thought....
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Nice publicity for the north state here. From the National Parks Traveler web site: Whiskeytown National Recreation Area "Old Time Holiday" celebration. The staffs at both Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and Shasta State Historic Park near Redding, California, are "breaking...
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Literally adjacent to Grant School on about 1.2 acres, this 1979 built 3/2.5 of about 1728 sqft also sports a good sized detached garage. Looking back in time in th
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Meet George Albro, 75-year long employee of Shasta County. His many jobs were gardener, maintenance man, janitor, jailer, and judge emeritus. Yesterday I had to take my sick dog Max to see Dr. Randy Presleigh, who by the way, in...
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Ever wondered what the original grandiose plans for Bridge Bay were? The following is from an undated newspaper article, presumably c1940s, found in Myra Giles scrapbook on file at the Shasta Historical Society....
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Okay that doesn't sound like much to brag about. But there are over 80 agents in our office, and many of them are the local top performers. So we feel good about being in the top 10 for the month of October. Plus, we've sold a couple of homes in November too, so we're doing okay for our clients in a problematic real esta
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A bank robbery suspect led police on a frantic car chase this morning nearly to Anderson and back to Redding before being arrested on his way out of town.
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Power is out for this morning for almost 100 Pacific Gas and Electric customers in Anderson.
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Emergency crews responded this morning to a cement truck wreck off Highway 273 in South Redding.
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Sunny skies and springlike warmth will continue today and Wednesday. Then it will be time to find that winter parka. After highs around 70 today and Wednesday, the high Thursday will drop below 60 as chilly rainstorms move into the north state, according to the National Weather Service. By Saturday the high will
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This ride up north on Shasta View to Lema Ranch has to be one of the nicest around here for Fall colors this time of year.
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The sun was just beginning to peek through the hedge that faces the East. There was a beautiful pink sky. Lovely morning star, a tiny dot centered in this space between trees. A little space but beautiful. Studio looks different from the outside. Warm and golden and pink.
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It was reported yesterday the the new head of "Self help" was rubbing shoulders and very cozy in Judge Gibson's court room with the attorneys and "Family Court Services" Personnell including Timothy VanScooten and Diane Panek.The collusive nature of these court officers against parents representing themselves in court
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Redding bicycle ridership increased during this year’s Shasta County Health & Human Services Agency bike count. The one-day surveillance of 22 intersections from 7 to 8:30 a.m. and again from 4 to 6 p.m. detected 781 bicycle riders – an increase of 80% from the 433 riders during the 2009 bike coun
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What: Help support less fortunate families in Shasta County during the holiday season and receive discounted admission to Turtle Bay When: Now through Nov. 23 Where: Turtle Bay Exploration Park Turtle Bay Exploration Park will be conducting a Canned Food Drive from November 11 - Nov
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For most of this century, Republicans running for high office in California have proclaimed that only they can stem the tide of jobs and businesses leaving California, a phenomenon they blame on the Democrats they often say have controlled state government for decades.
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To regular readers of this newspaper, neither of the deeply unpopular decisions up for a vote at tonight’s Redding City Council meeting can come as a complete surprise.
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Open to artists currently living in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the aim of the exhibition is to provide a forum for both established and emerging artists working on the west coast in a diversity of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture and mixed media. How to
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The Palo Cedro Christmas Celebration is from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Palo Cedro Village Shopping Center.
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The Redding Library’s governing board will reconsider a set of proposed guidelines for those wishing to pass out literature or set up information booths outside the library after Redding tea party groups complained the policies would curtail First Amendment rights.
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Honey Bandit ran through the Shingletown sunshine Monday, just 10½ weeks after arriving there battered, emaciated and near death.
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Louise Anderson Locke, who was among the first to sign up for the then newly created Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, died Tuesday at Mercy Medical Center in Redding. She was 100.
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The housing market is depressed, but for the second time in five months Redding planners will consider a large subdivision.
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The Redding Redevelopment Agency has agreed to help bring a Subaru dealership back to town.
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Shasta College will launch a trial RABA bus pass program using student identification cards.
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Although his deputies and detectives have requested an Amber Alert four times since a Redding girl went missing Wednesday, the California Highway Patrol denied the requests, said Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko.
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A Cottonwood-area man who is a co-defendant in a highly publicized child beating case is being charged with attempted murder in connection with the Sept. 20 stabbing of a 33-year-old man.
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Access to roads around Shasta Dam will be limited from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday as the Bureau of Reclamation holds an emergency training exercise.
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In 1910: William and Minnie Prickett bought a deed for $30 to the land where Cayton Valley School District was later situated.
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WooHoo!  My head may inflate to the size if a blimp and My Hunny will have to Pop it to keep me from floating away!!  I am so excited, nervous and actually a little freaked out!!  It actually became official because I received my "Media and Artist Information" Packet! I believe I am positively giddy
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The Redding library’s governing board will reconsider a set of proposed guidelines for those wishing to pass out literature or set up information booths outside the library after Redding tea party groups complained the policies would curtail First Amendment rights.
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The Redding Redevelopment Agency has agreed to help bring a Subaru dealership back to town.
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The father of missing Redding teenager Jean Marie Berlinghoff said he considers his daughter to be in grave danger despite the fact that an Amber Alert wasn't issued after her disappearance; the case didn't meet the criteria of the system, officials said. ...
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California Highway Patrol officers are responding tonight to large ball of netting in the middle of the road on Old Forty-four Drive at Patrick Lane east of Palo Cedro.
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Shasta College will launch a trial RABA bus pass program using student identification cards.
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A Shasta Lake man accused of assaulting students and brandishing a knife at a school carnival pleaded guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court to possession of a weapon at a school.
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The trial of three teenagers accused of beating a homeless man to death last year has been postponed.
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office had requested an Amber Alert four times since a Redding girl went missing last week, but the California Highway Patrol denied the requests.
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A Cottonwood area man who is a co-defendant in a highly-publicized child beating case is being charged with attempted murder in connection with the Sept. 20 stabbing of a 33-year-old man.
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A group of Redding tea party members plans to speak out tonight against a proposed policy that they say threatens the First Amendment rights of those wishing to pass out literature or set up information booths outside the Redding Library.
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A Round Mountain woman suffered major injuries after a car struck and flipped her black 1997 black Oldsmobile Bravada SUV shortly before 11:30 a.m. near the intersection of Old Alturas and Friendly roads, police said.
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The Chico E-R's David Little had an eye-opening column this weekend about the hassles of trying to re-roof a modest mobile home. I knew that mobiles in parks were regulated by the state, not local building officials, but I hadn't...
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A Redding woman stabbed Sunday at a Garden Tract apartment complex is recovering from her wounds.
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A skunk raised quite the alarm this morning in Lakehead.
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I have no reason to think OneNewsNow.com is wrong in its description of Sen.-elect Doug LaMalfa, but it's odd to see him described the way the self-proclaimed Christian news service does: A Christian politician says while the midterm election results...
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Mrs Helene Kuhn of Redding Age 79 Date of Death: 11/14/2010 Place of Death: Home Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mrs Colleen Walker of Redding Age 86 Date of Death: 11/14/2010 Place of Death: Marquis Shasta Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mr Irving Lee of Redding Age 80 Date of Death: 11/14/2010 Place of Death: Mercy Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Mr Iwao Jinbo of Redding Age 99 Date of Death: 11/14/2010 Place of Death: Red Bud Care Home Cause of Death: natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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This looks worth your attention, and no, it’s not in Lake California. Instead, it
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During World War II, major efforts were made to collect metal for the war. According to George Albro who worked at the county courthouse, Judge Ross proposed removing her from the roof and "junking her". That didn't go over...
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The NYT has an interesting interactive site for trying out different ways to decrease the national debt. You can increase taxes, or cut spending. I'm not sure they have all the presumptions and figures right, but it's quite thought provoking, and well worth a few clicks. Interesting to homeowners is the Mortgage Interest
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Son Joe in the Czech Republic wants the recipe or my sour cream coffee cake. He’ll bake it as a birthday treat for Eva - his mother-in-law, who’s an incredible cook herself. I’ve made this so often over the years that I can’t believe I’ve not shared it with you. The recipe card is so
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Redding attorney Dugan Barr e-mailed comments on my Saturday column, which for some reason wasn't posted on Redding.com: Marc, I think $10k is a perfectly good place to start for the eagle cam. Any ad flack in the world will...
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Swaddled by SkipMurphy Somebody plopped this little human in front of me while I was at work in the office. I don
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Enjoy the warm weather while it lasts. That should be until Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Today's high could hit as hight as 82 degrees in Redding, Tuesday's 74 and Wednesday's 66. Thursday there's a 50 percent chance of rain and the high should be 59. The rainy weather should persi
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In the wellness house where I have a massage studio, both men and women come in to buy massages for their significant others. The intent of these gifts are wonderful. The significant others are always grateful.  However, there are times in massage sessions where a client will say, “I wish my husband or wife could
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What: Home for the Holidays - A home tour and holiday shopping experience When: Friday (reception and previews) and Saturday (tours and shopping) Why: To support the North State Symphony Shop for delightful gifts and fabulous holiday décor while enjoying classical music, tasty tidbits and hot spiced
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What: Riverfront Playhouse Presents “The Only Christmas Pageant in Town,” a play with traditional Christmas music, by Faye Couch Reeves. Co-Directed by Mack Davis and Ben Van Sickle. When: Nov. 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 and Dec. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17 and 18. On Fridays and Saturdays, showtime is 7:30 pm (
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There’s a sign hanging from one of the beams in the bistro Melac here in Paris that reads: l’eau est ici reserve pour faire cuire les pommes de terre! Roughly translated it means “Here, water is reserved for cooking potatoes.” Indeed, the first time I sat down to a country meal at Melac,
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In 2005, in a major decision involving online commerce, the Supreme Court ruled that states could not discriminate between in-state and out-of-state producers in the sale of alcohol.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County has provided more than $6,400 in rewards so far this year for information leading directly to solving crimes in the county.
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ANDERSON — Shining chrome tailpipes and black leather vests contrasted Sunday with plush teddy bears and plastic action figures.
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A 27-year-old Redding woman was stabbed multiple times in the chest Sunday morning in a dispute with another woman at a Redding apartment, police said.
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Letters to the Editor: Nov. 15, 2010
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With the dust settling from the recent elections, the Republicans find they have a new party within the GOP, the tea party. The Republican establishment welcomed the tea party movement for the enthusiasm and energy it brought to electioneering. Now the establishment Republicans must deal with their sub-party born in anger,
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California Highway Patrol officers on Sunday were working to identify two men who were struck and killed while trying to cross a rural Tehama County highway Saturday evening.
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Today in History: Nov. 15, 2010
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The Shasta College women’s basketball team lost 52-35 on Saturday to Ohlone College at the Sierra Summit Tournament in Rocklin.
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Carol Hail found a lot to agree with in the movie “Waiting for Superman.”
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Local Woman Touted As A Hero By Witnesses! She was Helli-flighted into S.F. where she has been in critical condition!  She is actually showing signs that she has n
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This is from an article in today's San Francisco Chronicle. The food writer got a note from the granddaughter of the creator (San Francisco's Palace Hotel chef Philip Roemer) of this much-altered dressing, and she shared the original recipe - which is also made by Food Network's Tyler Florence at his SF restaurant, Wayfare
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This is another recipe snagged from Epicurious. We are trying to eat more healthy foods and kale is one of those super-nutritious greens that you see in the supermarket but don't know what to do with. I have used it in cioppino and sauteed it with garlic, olive oil, and white beans - it works well cooked because it doesn't
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Forgiveness has never been that difficult of a thing for me when it comes to my end of the gig. I have long understood the power and force behind owning one’s mistakes and doing what one can to make things whole for those I have hurt or offended. I have forgiven others for transgressions from large to sm
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California Highway Patrol officers this afternoon haven’t yet been able to identify two men who were struck and killed trying to cross a rural Tehama County highway Saturday evening.
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That must have been a proud moment to finally see your town on the map! The article isn't dated but I'm guessing the year was approximately 1946 because all the other newspaper articles on the same page are from that...
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A 27-year-old Redding woman was stabbed multiple times in the chest this morning in a dispute at a Redding apartment, police said.
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Today would be a great day to take a walk along the Sacramento River Trail or a boat ride on Lake Shasta or Whiskeytown Lake. Today, the National Weather Service says it will be mostly sunny in Redding, with a high near 73. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 57
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Patches and Honey Bandit playing Good morning. I am sitting out here listening to, you guessed it, the munching away of the babies. I am also trying to avoid the view that is DaBubbles gaping injuries. I was sitting here...
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Homily – Deacon Pat Luke 21:5-19 (33rd Sunday Ordinary Time) We just heard in Luke’s Gospel some disturbing words. Jesus tells us: 1. Many will come in Christ’s name, but don’t be deceived. 2. There will be wars and insurrections. 3. Nations will rise against
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It’s time once again to praise the one Etsian who inspired me the very most when I was first sniffing around. Predominately a world of minimalist drab, to find Kim Ripley on Etsy back in 2008 was like walking into a mind-tingling candy store. She’s known on Etsy as Stoopidgerl. Her name is Kim Ripley [...]
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If this cartoon doesn’t smell funny to you, maybe you missed Jim Dyar’s report on the trouble with marijuana gardens in Redding.
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The holidays are a time to get together with family and to enjoy some much needed down time. But there's another aspect we look forward to -- the amazing food.
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Immediate annuities have been a part of our American financial structure for centuries, although most people would confess that they know little about them. Many pension programs, structured legal settlements and even lottery payments can involve immediate annuity payments.
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Last Thanksgiving, I was marooned in Kansas City for the longest three weeks of my life. It was a joyous time, since we were in the process of adopting our second child, but also heartbreaking because I was 1,800 miles away from my husband and 15-month-old son. I can truly say that video chat saved my sanity. The holidays
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Mimi Gimblin, of Redding, and Brian Ramsey, of McCloud, were married Oct. 10, 2010, at the McCloud Waterfalls. Steve Diaz officiated. The bride is the daughter of Janice and Carroll Dorman. She has an AA degree in early childhood and a bachelor's degree in psychology, and is now retired. The groom is the son of Marilyn
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Heather Durham, of Manton, and Rocky McCarley, of Redding, were married Sept. 25, 2010, in Manton. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Manton Grange. Paul Raymond officiated. The bride is the daughter of Carol Anna, of Parma, Idaho, and William Joseph Durham. She is pursuing a career with the CHP and serves in t
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Trouble arrived in my mailbox last week. Perhaps it showed up in yours too. It's packaged quite attractively. It's the Target toy catalog. Is there anything more terrible for a parent than for their children to get their hot little hands on one of those? A happy, contented household can easily be turned upside down by all
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Katie Van Cleave and George A. Balderas, both of Long Beach, are engaged to be married June 25, 2011. The couple will wed at A Chair in the Garden in Altadena. The bride is the daughter of Harold Van Cleave of Burney, and Dot Van Cleave of Cottonwood. She is a 2000 graduate of West Valley High School. She earned a master'
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Last week I listed several travel writers' and agents' top choices of holiday gifts. This week Bon Voyage features lower-end travel accessories for $50 or less.
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I'm looking back on last weekend's Iconic Bike Ride with fond memories and ample gratitude. As one rider in a throng of approximately 300, it was easy to feel the growing anticipation as the moment of departure grew near. This was going to be a day to remember.
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In June, before the trip I took to Paris that I wrote about a few weeks ago, I was able to spend a few days in London.
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Lauren Link and Spencer Barone, both of Redding, were married Sept. 25, 2010, at Mercy Oaks in Redding. The Rev. Diana Phipps officiated. The bride is the daughter of John and Leanne Link, both of Redding. She is a 2006 graduate of Shasta High School and a 2010 graduate of Oregon Institute of Technology. She is an inter
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Dear Straight Talk: One of my friends is considering breast implants for her 16th birthday. She complains that she is a size B (like most in our class), and wants to be a size C or D. She looks completely fine! I'm wondering if she has self-esteem problems, but everyone insists that it's just like makeup or hair-straighten
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Here's hoping that your week went smoothly and that a fun diversion is on tap for today. Although once in awhile even the safest of outings can turn into an unexpected incident and turn your life upside down for short while.
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The 2010 football season ended Saturday for the Shasta Knights.
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What a beautiful fall season were having. All one has to do is look around the perimeters of Redding and observe the beautiful colors Mother Nature has given us.
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Redding Girls Softball crowned four champions for its 2010 Fall Ball Season on Nov. 6. In the Majors Division, the Red Hot Chili Peppers took the title with a 15-0 win over the Young Guns. The Base Bullies claimed the Minors Division with a 9-4 win over SWAT. The second-seeded Inferno upset top-seeded Dynamite, 5-0, in the
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We are getting WIRED.
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Dear Debt Adviser: Unfortunately, I had to file for bankruptcy in November 2009. The bad part is that I stupidly got myself back into some debt again. What do you think of debt management companies that you send money to each month and they pay a certain amount to creditors?
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Rachel Burnett and Amy Killingbeck Owners, Ramelia’s Simple Blessings
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President Barack Obama has urged Congress to extend the Bush tax cuts for all but high-income individuals and families.
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Q: During waterfowl season, I would like to hold onto as many birds as I can so that I can mount those birds that are in the best shape. But at what point does a duck go from being a duck in my possession to a carcass for mounting? Does a skinned-out bird count as one duck toward that season’s bag limit? Do birds in the
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Well, we seem to have survived another silly season. The sun came up today, and will likely reappear tomorrow. There is still some water in the river. You can put what I know about politics in a thimble. But I can’t escape thinking about the process.
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Like untold thousands of American inventors before him, Dan Martinson created something new after a bit of frustration at the limitations of a standard product he had sitting around the house. In Martinson’s case, it was bungee cords. “I found it very difficult to keep anything on the front of my ATV without a lot of h
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Courtesy of Mercy Medical Center, Redding
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Letters to the Editor: Nov. 14, 2010
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I handed Emerson my fly rod reluctantly.
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It is hard to take a drive around Redding without coming across a coffee house, either a small drive-through or a branch of a corporation. That presents a challenge to anyone wanting to make themselves known in the city.
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Like the old Frank Sinatra song, Tom Thomas has had to pick himself up and get back in the race more than once. An extreme sports enthusiast who thrives on 10-day adventure races, Thomas has had his share of broken bones and bouts with blisters. Ten years ago, a bad knee injury put him on crutches and in physical therapy f
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The holidays are coming. Family and friends will be traveling on roads, sometimes at night. Hopefully, when traveling in your vehicle you have some supplies, including extra food, water and cold weather gear. Of course, you have a spare tire. With these and other provisions, and your car in good running condition, you aren
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On Nov. 2 more than 79 percent of Siskiyou County voters expressed their opinion that three California dams (Iron Gate, Copco 1 and Copco 2) on the Klamath River and associated hydroelectric facilities should not be removed.
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Is a north Redding manufacturing plant whose roots are tied to the area’s once-bubbling shampoo industry on the verge of closing?
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The Northern Section playoffs have developed into a few can’t miss games in the coming weeks.
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Dear Babe: I have a Dale Earnhardt Sr. card 048 of 825. It’s for his 52nd win on “9/29/91” in the North Wilkesboro Holly Farms 400. It’s a Press Pass card No. 52.
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The hotel proposed at Turtle Bay Exploration Park will likely go through another approval hoop Tuesday.
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Redding plans to make its popular No Drugs Down the Drain pharmaceutical disposal program permanent.
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As many as five employees and trustees of the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District may take an $8,820 trip to a conference in Indian Wells.
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A candlelight vigil is planned this afternoon for a Redding girl missing since Wednesday.
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the help of both the media and the public in locating Jean Berlinghoff, age 15, as well as Charles Berlinghoff, age 44. The two were last seen together in North Redding and are possibly in a gray 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass with California Plate 2DNX546. Jean Berlinghoff
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In the case of Lani Kitkowski's court abducted child, her friend has come up with an idea, he is going to be the "Truth Keeper" for Lani's child.This is experimental and "CPPA" and or this blog will let everyone know if it has any bad or legal implications.This person is going to keep copies of all important
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This is as much local as national real estate news. HuffPost ran a very interesting article today about Robosigners on foreclosure documents here. It features some damning video depositions. Well worth a quick
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Sunny days this weekend and early next week should keep Redding above 70 degrees.
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I sit here with a breaking heart as I write to you. Honey Bandit is fine, PTL, but we had a horrible incident today. At about 1:30 p.m., today, DaBubbles, an approximately 5 month old miniature that was receiving...
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Red Bluff Police officers are looking for someone who stabbed at least three men Friday night from the Tehama County town in the parking lot of a popular bar.
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In the wind and rain of the last week, I came down with quite a cold/flu and have been suffering the effects for several achey days. So it seems fortuitous and right somehow that this week’s In a North State Gard
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Somewhere between the time I was kid and when I grew up, Saturday mornings changed. I'm not sure when it happened, but, as you can guess, I started noticing when I had kids. The way it used to be: You'd wake up at 5, grab a big blanket or quilt, a bowl of cereal and turn on the tube. You usually had four choice
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The caption below the photo explains about the fire in detail. Notice the Lorenz Hotel on the right. It's still being constructed because opening day wasn't until October 18, 1902, and the fire took place on May 3, 1902. The...
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With support of the James Irvine Foundation’s challenge match to raise $150,000 for the arts, the Shasta Regional Community Foundation is making funding available to support artists, arts organizations and other community-based nonprofit organizations.
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Today in History: Nov. 13, 2010
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COTTONWOOD — Football isn’t always about touchdowns, rushing yards, hard hits or even the final score.
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There is hope for the Knights after all.
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For the second straight week, the Panthers didn’t have an answer for the Wolves’ senior quarterback and Shasta did not get caught looking ahead to Foothill next week.
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Jury selection could begin next week in the trial of three teenagers accused of beating a homeless man to death last year.
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Greetings from Mountain Gate! I went to the Redding transfer station today and learned some interesting facts that I don’t understand how the general public would ever know. When transporting used motor oil, one may not carry more than five gallons at a time and one may not carry more than nine automobile tires. Also in
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Two days after she went missing, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office on Friday afternoon asked for the public’s help in finding a Redding girl last seen Wednesday afternoon.
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Subaru is returning to Redding.
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Reverge Anselmo’s legal battles with Shasta County and federal agencies over land on his cattle ranch and winery near Shingletown has spawned an insurance policy geared to protect others against alleged violations of environmental rules.
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America's warriors -- and peacekeepers -- went on display Friday.
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Redding Electric Utility rates will continue their steady climb despite cost-cutting efforts.
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Katie Wallace has been playing the double bass for only five years, and already she is going international.
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Even after Halloween, zombies still rank high in coolness — well, at least Naida Kretsch believes so.
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A race around the world is running through Redding, but residents need not worry about loud engines or clouds of exhaust as the cars pass through.
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UC researchers are learning about remedies for and resistance to powdery mildew at two north state vineyards.
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America’s warriors - and peacekeepers - went on display today.
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Powdery mildew affects many plants.
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Find tips on raising chickens, growing tomatoes, fighting pests and more on the Internet.
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Get in the holiday mood -- and do a little shopping too -- at North State Symphony's Home for the Holidays fundraiser.
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Master gardeners offer tips for helping a tree that's been hit by fire blight.
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Westbound traffic on Highway 44 about 5 miles east of the Highway 89 junction is blocked this afternoon due to a traffic accident.
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Jury selection could begin next week in the trial of three teenagers accused of beating a homeless man to death last year.
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a Redding girl who went missing Wednesday.
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Every year we compete in a national modeling competition with Spa Models. It's an incredible organization that helps teens who want to be models. This years competition was really tough to say the least and they have finally narrowed it down to the top 50. One of our Anderson High seniors made it! Here is his card that we
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Subaru is returning to Redding. Ed Reuther and Jeremy Cunningham, who own the Redding Kia dealership on East Cypress Avenue, plan to open a Subaru dealership across the street.
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Redding Electric Utility will seeka 7.84-percent rate hike for 2011 followed by another 7.84-percent rate hike for 2012.
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In the last post we put up the latest statewide residential homes price trend chart. Longtime readers know all real estate is local, so here is the local monthly home sales chart for the last 2 years ending with last month.
What is the name of the street directly in front of the buildings on fire and also the street on the right side of the photo? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! Today's contest requires the winner to...
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For the shout-out in your "Traveling in Time" column today: I agree with my colleague Marc Beauchamp -- save the historic Dobrowsky house and the other historic houses in its neighborhood destined to meet with the demolition ball because we...
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What a day. Travis and I headed down to Redding to pick up some materials to try and get a little bit more done on Honey Bandit's "temporary winter nursery". We were thankful to find out that Lowe's was happy...
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Buy a truck, get a gun. An auto dealer in Sanford, Florida, is offering a free $400 voucher for use at a local gun shop. It seems to be working. "People are calling us, don't believe it. They want to...
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Mr Richard F.Grissom of Cottonwood            Age 65 Date of Death: 11/07/2010 Place of Death: Residence Cause of Death: natural         (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, “ANDERSON”
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Mrs Beverly J. Welch of Anderson      Age 61 Date of Death: 11/09/2010 Place of Death: Shasta Regional Medical Center, Redding Cause of Death: natural         (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, “ANDERSON”
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Mrs Betty Scott                 of Anderson               Age 89 Date of Death: 11/10/2010 Place of Death: Residence Cause of Death: natural         (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, “ANDE
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Mr Gerald A. Pepper of Cottonwood       Age 80 Date of Death: 11/07/2010 Place of Death: Marquis Care Shasta, Redding Cause of Death: natural         (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, “ANDERSON”
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Mr David McNearney of Redding          Age 74 Date of Death: 11/06/2010 Place of Death: Residence Cause of Death: natural         (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, “ANDERSON”
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Police arrested a Redding man early this morning after a passerby called 911 to report someone breaking into a 1998 Honda Accord on Lancers Lane.
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The northern Sacramento Valley is in for a warming trend that could take afternoon temperatures into the mid-70s by early next week. Expect mostly sunny skies with a few decorator clouds today and an afternoon high around 67 degrees across the valley floor. The average high in Redding on this date is 63 degrees.
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Today, it's all about the fail.Failure:n. The condition or fact of not achieving the desired end or ends: the failure of an experiment. One that fails: a failure at one's career. The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short: a crop failure.
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What: Contra Dance for the Dogs When: Saturday, (Nov. 13), 6 to 9:30 p.m. Where: Mt. Shasta High School Gym 710 Everitt Memorial Hwy., Mt Shasta, California The Siskiyou Snow Dog Sporting Association’s 3rd Annual Contra Dance and Silent Auction for the Dogs will be held November 1
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"Ooh, that smell. Can’t you smell that smell?" ~ Lynyrd Skynyrd For the Southern rock group’s famous tune, it was the "smell of death." But in more and more north state neighborhoods, "that smell" is marijuana plants in the fall. The plant provi
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A 15-year-old girl is missing from her south Redding home and may be traveling with an uncle.
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The California Housing Finance Agency has reinstated its School Facility Down Payment Assistance Program to help low- and moderate-income families purchase newly constructed homes.
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It’s a 40th wedding anniversary cruise Mel and Debbie Phelps of Redding won’t soon forget.
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This is in response to your Nov. 6 editorial about Dennis Miller. Once upon a time, long, long ago, Dennis Miller was a funny comedian. Now, he's a washed-up vaudevillian, performing his sorry act on right-wing talk radio. In that medium, he can be his true idiot-self and no one cares that his humor is not humorous at all
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A week ago, the Eagles entered the annual Valley Bowl VI rivalry game with Central Valley as heavy favorites.
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When the playoff brackets were released Saturday, there was a team of Wolves smiling.
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Anderson is no stranger to being an underdog in a playoff game.
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Sadly, the prep football regular season already is over; the 11 weeks have flown by. But now is where the real fun begins. The playoffs potentially have a few can’t-miss matchups this year.
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The recall effort for two board members on the Mountain Gate Community Services District may not pass after all, updated election results showed Thursday.
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Today in history: Nov. 12, 2010
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Smoke detectors, residential sprinklers and a well-rehearsed escape plan are well-known first defenses against a catastrophic fire.
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America’s veterans were celebrated Thursday amid sunshine and headstones.
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ANDERSON — A new vote count puts City Council candidates John Day and Debe Hopkins ahead of incumbent City Councilman Keith Webster.
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Redding’s upper-west side could lose its fire station to budget cuts in January.
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Call it the algebra of ugly options.
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Sydnie Williams’ permanent front teeth haven’t even come in yet, but she’s still a veteran at helping troops stationed overseas.
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Although evidence of climate change in plants is not showing up where scientists had expected to find it, it’s there nonetheless, they say.
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Dan Cannon, Redding’s top parks maintenance man, retires today after 37 years with the city.
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Superior Court of California seeks volunteers
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This historic Craftsman bungalow-styled house has been in the news more than once lately because it is quite possibly destined to meet with the demolition ball. It and many other nearby buildings are located in the area where the new Shasta County courthouse is proposed to be built.
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What path are we on: Our defense spending takes up half our budget. We have been at war in Afghanistan for years. Our country is broke. Does this remind you of what happened to the Soviet Union?
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For its November concert, North State Symphony will debut the full-length work of a local composer.
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Much grousing about the expense of President Obama's India trip. This is silly and vindictive.
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The recall effort for two board members on the Mountain Gate Community Services District may not pass after all, updated election results showed Thursday.
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This recipe is from Epicurious. I tweaked it a bit and here is my somewhat simplified version. 1 bag cranberries3/4 cup water3/4 cup sugar1/4 cup orange liqueur (optional)Combine in pan, bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer 10 minutes. Let cool and store in fridge.2-
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Redding’s upper-west side could lose its fire station to budget cuts in January.
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The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California is launching its Centennial Celebration in Redding this weekend. The event features two opportunities for the general public to come and celebrate -- one on Thursday November 11th and once on Saturday November 13th.
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Electric cars racing around the world will be making a pit stop at the Sundial Bridge.
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Simpson University is presenting its fifth annual EXPOSURE Film Festival on Friday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. EXPOSURE will feature 10 short films produced by Simpson University students and will be shown in the Heritage Student Life Center (gym) on the university campus.
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Air Force Airman Logan R. Manz, son of Amber Yearton of Palo Cedro, recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
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It’s a 40th wedding anniversary cruise Mel and Debbie Phelps of Redding won’t soon forget. The Phelpses were among 4,500 passengers onboard the disabled Carnival Splendor that pulled into San Diego this morning after three days adrift off the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
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1. Veterans Day Observance 10:55 a.m. to noon today at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery, Gas Point Road in Igo. Program includes military fly-over by Beale Air Force Base, speakers and patriotic music.
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Erin Claassen’s first photographs were taken on a trip to Lesotho, Africa, when she was 16 with a cheap point-and-shoot camera. She spent a month with missionary friends, also visiting Zimbabwe and South Africa. Even though she laughs at the digital date stamped in orange, photos from that trip are some of her favorites.
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Two north state teens are expected to appear Friday on a national television talk show to discuss the death of their friend who died two years ago after binge drinking.
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A 15-year-old girl is missing from her south Redding home and may be traveling with an uncle.
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Fire crews were fighting a blaze this afternoon at a travel trailer in North Redding
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Where can you get a quick lunch or dinner for as little as three and a half bucks? From Nemecio Romo. Six days a week, you’ll find his Romo’s Tacos truck in a parking lot on Westside Road in south Redding.
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An overturned big rig today partially blocked one lane of the Highway 273 on-ramp to southbound Interstate 5 for a couple of hours.
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• Matson Vineyards Fall Release Party • Friday Flight Night • Tempting Tempranillo • Holiday Open Houses • Treat Yourself • Willamette Weekend
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Come with me, and you’ll beIn a world of pure imagination.
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Eleven donuts done and shipped. Whoo hoo! They were a gas to see stacked on my work tables. Shortly after I finished them off I had a request to go small. Could I make a Kawaii-style pink donut about 18 cms? Certainly. It’s going to be a new listing at DarcyArts as soon as I [...]
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The SHASTA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is excited to once again present the Annual Christmas Decorating Contest DEADLINE: Friday, 12/3/10 JUDGING OF YOUR HOME'S CHRISTMAS DISPLAY TAKES PLACE ON MONDAY & TUESDAY, 12/
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That's one board member's forecast over the next three years, reports Ed Mendel: Annual rates paid by some of the 2,000 local government plans in the giant California Public Employees Retirement System could soar roughly 55 percent over the next...
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Once in a rare while someone genuine and meaningful comes into our lives when we least expect it.  To have met and actually perform with a man like Randy Miller comes but once in a lifetime.  Fortune smiled on this old rock-and-roll geezer of more than 30 years when last spring I was asked by local rock-cornerstones
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It's Wednesday night, and the expected temperature for Shingletown is 20 degrees. Am so glad that we have some insulation up. It should only get down to around 25ish or so at our house. Patches and Honey Bandit are munching...
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Today’s FDotD is one of two REO properties on Carleton Street, here described
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The north state is in for a somewhat lengthy spell of dry, mild, sometimes breezy weather after a wet start to the traditional storm season. Afternoon temperatures today across the northern Sacramento Valley floor will hit the mid-60s, according to the National Weather Service. The average high in Redding on
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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.
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North state in brief: Nov. 11, 2010
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Mercy Medical centers in Redding and Mount Shasta, and St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff will outlaw the use of tobacco starting Jan. 1.
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Michael Viscaino saw the Vietnam War from the air and from the ground.
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At every class he teaches, Rick Crowley has his students do a simple exercise: Put an everyday plastic coffee stirrer in their mouth, clamp their noses shut and, using only the small hole in the miniature straw, inhale and exhale.
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Eliminating your desire to smoke is no easy task, but the National Cancer Institute offers several tips, resources and strategies to extinguish that need to light up.
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Today is Veterans Day. Our Shasta County Veterans Service Office provides an array of services to veterans in the greater Redding area. While the services are vast, this column will focus on the Aid and Attendance Benefit Program. This program provides financial assistance to pay for long-term care for veterans and spouses
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of O- blood.
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Smoking around kids is harmful, and it’s especially dangerous for babies and young children because their lungs are still developing.
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My feet slap the pavement, leaden with the weight of an unwilling mind. It is a major battle against this voice every single first mile I run of every day. Only the memory of the end of yesterday's run keeps me going, slogging past the first mile marker and on to the second.
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This is for all those folks who served in all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, including those who served active duty and those who served in the Reserves, National Guard and the Air Guard.
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Stand up for our men and women who proudly wear the military uniforms of the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force and offer themselves for service to their country with honor, skill and dedication.
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The day after his shellacking, the bruised president offered a sober, tripartite analysis of voters' message. First, he said, voters are fed up with Washington partisanship and special-interest politics. Second, they feel insecure and uncertain, about their economic circumstances above all.
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It’s not often a girl dreams of putting on football pads to star in a gridiron game on Friday nights.
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COTTONWOOD — Domenic D’Acquisto delivered the vintage performance many expected from him.
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Foothill has Enterprise’s number when it matters the most.
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Here’s a list of what’s open and closed today in observance of Veterans Day:
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Four agencies in Shasta County are uniting to continue the fight against truancy through a new campaign, expected to launch in January.
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For Tad Donoho Jr., the film “Restrepo” is one war movie that strikes close to home — not just because he’s in it, but because its namesake, Juan Restrepo, is too.
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Another north state product is headed to New Mexico State for hoops.
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Tensions between faculty members and administrators at Shasta College are beginning to resolve as a tentative agreement was reached in union negotiations Wednesday.
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If you love freedom, thank a vet. That’s a cliché, but there’s truth to it. And today – November 11, Veterans Day – is the perfect day to offer that thanks. So, I’ll say thank you to my father and my father-in-law, both of whom served in the Marine Corps. I understand that my old man was quite
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I find that my family has a particular window during which they’ll eat a banana. Each one of us seems to have a favorite ’state’ in which we enjoy our bananas. Rex likes his a little green, where Fox needs to have his bananas a perfect hue of yellow without a brown spot. Westley likes his with a few s
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What: United Methodist Women Annual Holiday Bazaar When: Nov 13, Open: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Brunch Served & Tea Room: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Where: 1st United Methodist Church 825 East St. & corner of South St., Redding Parking from South St. The bazaar includes a ‘cookie
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RPOA would like to thank all veterans who have served our great country. Your service is truly appreciated. We would like to especially recognize members of the Redding Police Department who have served.
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What: Two events featured on Family Second Saturday  When: Nov 13, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Where: Turtle Bay Exploration Park Family 2nd Saturday: Comic Book Craze! from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No! It’s you! Mickey Mouse, Superman and The Sim
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Inadequate. Fat. Whore. Kike. These seemingly unrelated, but powerful words are branded on the foreheads, arms, legs and torsos of artist Tommy Corey’s photography subjects. The words are as striking as the hauntingly personal portraits.
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Our new CD, Storms and Other Blessed Burdens, will be finished and ready for sale any day now. The release coincides with our uber-busy time of year (we run Wrap-N-Pack in Redding, where "Shipping's a Snap") so any CD release celebration will have to wait until after the first of the year.I'm looking fo
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Police are on the lookout tonight for a man in connection with a robbery at the Subway restaurant on Lake Boulevard in Redding.
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Seniors need at least 30 minutes of exercise every day, which helps with balance, energy and sleep. Many seniors do not get any physical activity. Even 10 minutes of exercise, three times a day will help. People 65 and older who exercise at least 15-30 minutes three times a week reduced their chances of developing Alzheime
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A 51-year-old Shasta Lake man whose 11-year-old daughter drowned in Clear Creek during a summer kayaking accident was ordered today to stand trial on felony child endangerment charges.
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Domenic D'Acquisto won the boys section title for the third time in the second-fastest time ever of 15:19 at Wednesday's Northern Section Cross Country Championships at West Valley High School.
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Tensions between faculty and administration at Shasta College are beginning to resolve as a tentative agreement was reached in union negotiations today.
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Shasta College President Gary Lewis plans to retire in the next nine to 12 months, he said today.
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One of the more popular tables at today's career day at Shasta High School -- particularly with teen-age girls, oddly enough -- was Nathan's Anthems, the downtown tattoo and body piercing emporium. Other local entrepreneurs drawing knots of teens included...
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President Obama's deficit panel proposes gradually raising retirement age to 69. Read some of the highlights here....
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Traffic is flowing again on Highway 44 after an unknown vehicle collided with a train five miles east of Bogard Ranger Station in Lassen County.
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This is another from Myra Giles' scrapbook. Can you imagine what that gold mentioned in the story would be worth today? Hmmm, maybe I should pull my gold pan out from under my potted plant (it makes a great plant...
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A Cottonwood woman told Tehama County Sheriff's deputies someone entered her home Tuesday and stole a five-gallon jug containing $2,500 in cash.
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels for cigarette packages.
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It's that time of year again! Our awesome family photography special is now in effect. $25 sessions in studio or on location from now until December 10th!! Discounted prints and Christmas Cards! Call today 223-5456 or book online!
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are gesture, immediate and treasure.VisitationThe shop is crowded, but they find a table with three chairs and sit, even though the boy is immediately more concerned about the window, what’s outside. “H
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Picture of a well-targeted advertisement, snapped Monday, on a popular route to Shasta High School, taken every weekday morning and afternoon by parents dropping off their teenagers....
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Skies should clear over the northern Sacramento Valley and temperatures should warm a little today after Tuesday's chill and light rain. But there's a 20 percent chance lingering clouds this morning could drop a few more showers before 10 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Some parts of the
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Q: What is buckwheat? A: Though usually referred to as a cereal grain, buckwheat is actually a type of fruit. Whatever you call it, it's delicious! A relative of the rhubarb plant, buckwheat has a mild nutty flavor. Mainstream uses for buckwheat are flour (great for pancakes), soba noodles and kasha. Kasha -- or
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would like to thank those people who were Good Samaritans in helping a disabled man on the sidewalk and street in front of Owens on Churn Creek on Nov. 5.
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With one notable and important exception, the major trading countries of the world -- China, Russia, Brazil, Germany and the rest of the eurozone -- did not react well to the U.S. Federal Reserve's announcement that it would pump $600 billion into the economy through a bond purchase program.
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Whenever the party that controls the White House does not also control Capitol Hill, political pundits worry that there will be gridlock in Washington, so that the government cannot solve the nation's problems.
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In 1910: Smelterman Leonard B. Custence died in the Coram hospital from the aggravated effects of a badly ulcerated tooth. Custence was 24 and a native of Nova Scotia. His body was shipped to Redding on the train and was taken in charge by the Redding Undertaking Co.
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The click and clack of trail building tools echo around a serene, man-made wetland in a reclaimed corner of the McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.
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A Horizon Air twin-engine turbo prop headed to Los Angeles from Redding with 73 people aboard had to make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday after being struck by birds, a Federal Aviation Administration official said Tuesday.
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With the holiday season approaching, Charlee Thompson said she instantly thinks of the men and women in uniform serving overseas. As an Army veteran on active duty with the California Army National Guard, she said she has to be a part of the support system back home.
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SACRAMENTO -- A 30-year-old Redding man has been indicted with two others in a scheme to defraud mortgage lenders, officials with the U.S. attorney's office said Tuesday.
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The end of the regular season for football also means that most boys basketball teams in the Northern Section have begun practice in preparation for the first round of tournaments in December.
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The average price for a gallon of unleaded in Redding rose 6 cents to $3.16 in the past month, AAA Northern California reported Tuesday.
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When Jeri Fallin needed a companion for her aging border collie, Maggie, she headed straight to the Shasta County Animal Shelter.
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Singer-songwriter Rita Hosking grew up in Eastern Shasta County and she'll return to her roots on November 19th when she and her band, Cousin Jack, perform at Bernie's. The last time they played h
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What: The Shasta Family Justice Center is offering a night class titled Domestic Violence 101 When: Nov 11, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: Shasta Family Justice Center Community Room 1670 Market St. Suite 300 The public is invited to the Center’s first community education class.
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PALO CEDRO — The Lions were able to survive without their starting setter Haven Schulz for its first-round playoff game.
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The end of the regular season for football also means that most boys basketball teams in the Northern Section have begun practice in preparation for the first round of tournaments in December.
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The Simpson University volleyball team beat William Jessup in four sets in the California Pacific Conference tournament on Tuesday.
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SHASTA LAKE — The Falcons made it clear they know how to finish games.
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The two varsity races could not be more different when it comes to favorites.
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Another old Sunset Magazine recipe, this from December 1972. The creator served it with pate, braised lamb shanks, and a bottle of Claret. I know I made this as part of a Christmas dinner with my mother sometime back in the 1980s and it was superb. I think you could substitute Swiss chard for the spinach... maybe eve
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Randy Miller, the talented Redding drummer who performed with the touring rock band the Myriad, died on Friday at age 39 after a lengthy fight with bone cancer. Born in Long Beach in 1971,
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You know that cruise ship that's dead in the water off San Diego?That was the ship my friend Debra and I were on last year.And there are two people on the ship right now whom we know, the son and DIL of a friend.We told our friend how fabulous the Carnival Splendor was and what a
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A popular Redding restaurant had to be evacuated around lunch time today when a city of Redding water crew nicked a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. gas line serving the business, a PG&E spokesman said.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 30-year-old Redding man has been indicted with two others in a scheme to defraud mortgage lenders, it was announced this afternoon by officials with the U.S. Attorney’s Office here.
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A Horizon Air twin-engine turbo prop bound for Redding with 73 people aboard had to make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday after being struck by birds, a Federal Aviation Administration said today.
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Pool and firepit (or perhaps firepit and pool) Today’s FDotD is described as a contractor special. And where else but FDotD are you going to
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A Tehama man was arrested Monday night after a fight with behind Los Mariachis' restaurant on Main Street in Red Bluff.
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Revival with The Crandall Brothers, 5 great days!
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National Community Memory Screening Day will provide opportunities for people who are concerned about memory loss to check their memory for free in a confidential setting.
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It seems just like a few years ago that our kids looked like this. In reality it was just a few years ago, but in those young years they grow, change, and mature so quickly.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office has identified the man who died in a house fire early Saturday morning.
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The votes have been counted and 111 of 194 measures and tax bonds in last week’s election passed. Flying in the face of calls for reducing big government, a majority of Californians have approved school bonds, hotel taxes, parcel taxes, utility taxes and local vehicle taxes. Another 20 measures are too close to cal
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A cruise ship stranded offshore with 4,500 passengers – including at least 22 from Redding – and crew must be towed slowly into a Mexican port and will not arrive until at least Wednesday night, the Coast Guard said today. The Carnival Splendor was 200 miles south of San Diego when an engine room fire cut its power earl
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A Gerber man reported two cattle stolen from his Tehama Avenue property some time between Thursday and Monday.
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Bigleaf maples brighten forests with their showy golden leaves in autumn.
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"Mycelium Running" offers an interesting look at the role fungi serve in the natural world.
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Use worm castings to give plants a boost.
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Perplexed by persimmons? Trying drying them.
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Midnight, under a cloudless Carolina sky, with several billion stars dancing on the lake
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Shasta County Sheriff's deputies were called Monday to Beacon Gas and Sunshine Market in Cottonwood, where someone reported a suspicious sealed sack propped against a pay phone outside.
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This Craftsman bungalow-styled house was built c1927 at 1720 Yuba Street. It is located kitty-corner across from the Downtown Redding Post Office. It's been in the news a lot lately because it will most likely be demolished to make room...
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Another cold night and yes, you guessed it, HB got stuck again. I have never experienced anything like this, but I have to say that Honey Bandit is the most traumatized, seriously injured, "dead horse that came back to life"...
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From the Chronicle: A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. executive in charge of the utility's SmartMeter program admitted Monday that he used a fake name in an effort to join an Internet discussion group of SmartMeter opponents. William Devereaux, senior...
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Tehama County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Red Bluff man Monday evening after neighbors said he threatened to "take care of them" with a shotgun during a fight over a fence line.
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OneWord is a quick prompt that gives you a word and 60 seconds to write.The word? Lousy.He whispers a silent prayer, hands clutched tight around the cold steel of the 6 train so his knuckles go white, and bows his head to hands. Lips still mumbling, he cracks an eye open.
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The Redding Peace Officers' Association, on its web site, compares Redding crime rates to those in the "comparable" north state cities used in Shasta Voices' salary and benefits study. The results? Redding ranks highest in reported rapes November 8, 2010...
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Here's the latest chart of California Median Home Prices from the California Association of REALTORS. It illustrates the moribund home sales situation very well. Many who bought a home for much of the
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Clouds will thicken today over the northern Sacramento Valley, leading to a chance of rain by nightfall. Increasing cloudiness will keep afternoon temperatures around 56 degrees in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. The average high on this date is 64 degrees. Forecasters call for a 20 pe
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Beware of little old ladies in tennis shoes, wearing iPods! That’s the message I (a little old lady in tennis shoes and iPod) received today at my neighborhood school, where I was enjoying a  morning constitutional, as I have many times over the years…. “Ma’am, ah, ma’am,̶
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Using a recently compiled list of "comparable cities" used for a salary and benefits survey, crime statistics were compiled in the categories reported to the FBI. These numbers are from the most recent
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Ila Parker celebrated her 101st birthday with her family and friends at A Brand New Day in Redding where she resides.
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The midterm election is over and there is now a lot of Monday morning quarterbacking over what was done right and what can be improved on next time.
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Civil libertarians were uneasy last spring when, absent a judicial proceeding, the Obama administration put radical imam Anwar al-Awlaki on the CIA's kill-or-capture list, the first American citizen to earn that dubious honor. Indeed, in a suit initiated by al-Awlaki's father, the American Civil Liberties Union is challeng
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Arnold Schwarzenegger made many promises while running for governor in 2003 and kept one.
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John McCullah is the sworn enemy of riprap, and for that matter anything that keeps streams from flowing freely in their natural state, anything that keeps wild salmon from navigating their native streams
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The Shasta County coroner’s office has yet to identify the man who died Saturday in a Shasta Lake house fire.
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Devanne White wanted this school year to be different for her students at Redding Adventist Academy. So White and the freshman and sophomore students in her religion class started the school year by going to Library Park in downtown Redding and feeding 300 homeless people on a rainy day in August.
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By the end of his freshman cross country season, everyone figured Domenic D’Acquisto was in for a brilliant four-year prep career.
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Country music legend and Palo Cedro resident Merle Haggard has settled a lawsuit over claims his former business manager failed to pay his taxes, forcing the Country Music Hall of Famer to pay more than $600,000 in late fees to federal and state tax collectors.
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Roger Slagle wrote his first screenplay out of boredom.
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A Redding man who was accused of attempted murder in connection with shooting a 20-year-old woman in the back while he was riding in the rear of her sport utility vehicle pleaded guilty Monday to recklessly discharging a firearm.
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Dr. Mohamed Kahn is hosting the third annual “A Day of Giving” from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cardiovascular Center at 2102 Civic Center Drive in Redding across the street from the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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In 1910: Redding decided to buy a motor car chemical engine and hose wagon. Bids for furnishing this combination apparatus were to be advertised at once. It was required that the fire motor be equipped with a six-cylinder, eight-horsepower engine, capable of carrying the car fully equipped with all equipment and six men up
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Enterprise’s Rockelle Sande shot a 10-over 82 at the Northern California girls golf Championships at Stockton Golf and Country Club on Monday.
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It’s a project that is more than 20 years in the making. Work started this summer on safety improvements to the runway at Benton Airpark, a small city-owned airport that sits off Placer Street and is surrounded by residential neighborhoods in west Redding.
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The lines at Redding’s Department of Motor Vehicles office are about to get longer.
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In September, 50 volunteers descended on Boulder Creek in northern Redding as part of the Great Sierra River Cleanup.  Sponsored by the Shasta Land Trust, this cleanup event resulted in 2,940 pounds of trash and recyclables removed from Boulder Creek.  The volume of waste collected overflowed the 13 cubic yard trailer
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What: Shasta College Celebrates Veterans Day on November 11, 2010 When: Nov 11, 1 p.m. Where: Veterans Grove located adjacent to the Campus Quad (outside the Campus Center - building 2000) Shasta College announces a celebration ceremony in commemoration of Veterans Day. The ceremony is to be
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Most Thanksgiving traditions involve eating a week’s worth of food in one sitting, and watching dull pro football games on television. I’m not knocking that approach. No one loves the Thanksgiving feast more than I do, especially if creamed pearl onions, oyster stuffing and real cranberries are on the menu. A
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Emergency personnel are responding tonight to a report of a hit-and-run accident on Shasta View Drive in Redding.
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1 pound chicken livers1 pound bulk pork sausage2 eggs1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon pepper1 teaspoon thyme1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs1 tablespoon lemon juice1 tablespoon Worcestershire 1 small onion, minced3 cloves garlic, minced2 tablespoons parlsey
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1/4 cup cilantro1 shallot1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar1/3 cup cranberry juice blend1 tablespoon honey1 teaspoon Dijon mustardSalt to tasteBlend all together in blender or food processor. Pour out into jar or bowl and add1/4 dried cranberriesUse dressing on sa
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Melt 1/4 cup butter and add 2 sliced onions. Cook, stirring as needed, about 30 minutes, until onions are golden. Stir in 2 fresh pears, peeled, cored, and diced, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon each ginger and cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons each brown sugar and sherry or apple juice. Cook 2 minutes, then remove from heat.
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has yet to identify the man who died Saturday in a Shasta Lake house fire.
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Allysia Finley is rude to us in the Wall Street Journal. Listen up, California. The other 48 states--your cousin New York excluded--are sick of your bratty arrogance. You're the Lindsay Lohan of states: a prima donna who once showed some...
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According to a news release today from the California Association of Realtors, the $1.83 billion “Keep Your Home In California”  program is on hold due to logistical difficulties. The California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA), the lead government agency in California implementing the federal program,  rep
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A wreck has blocked a lane of South Market Street at California Street south of downtown Redding. No additional information is available.
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Icy conditions and snow in the forecast prompted Lassen Volcanic National Park today to close the road through the park.
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Beans and peas have a rich and storied history in fact and myth. Also known as legumes, beans of all kinds are members of what is currently known as the Fabaceae or Leguminosae plant family. With species native to
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Well it doesn't surprise me that we didn't make the list of the 10 worst states to retire . California
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Wine, cheese and fruit were served to the patrons of the Art on the Wild Side sale and auction held at Win River last Saturday to benefit the Shas
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned down the first preliminary challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
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From the Wall Street Journal: Don't let the rally in the stock and bond markets fool you. Many Americans are still hurtling toward retirement disasters. Few realize it. Even many of those running the big pension funds don't know. That's...
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The northern Sacramento Valley will see bright sunshine with brisk fall temperatures today. But more rain could hit the north state Tuesday, with the best precipitation chances Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures across the valley floor will peak at about 60 degrees toda
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I so often hear that after 50 years of marriage, and when the wife dies, something in the husband dies as well. It is always a sad story and one can't help but feel at least some degree of the pain that must be
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The Redding Record Searchlight recently published an article regarding the number of sex offenders registered in Redding and Shasta County (story can be viewed here.)If you look at the comparable cities used in
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“As with poetry, painting is either a battle or a dance. Given the choice between music & a sword, I choose music. A painter and poet, I play in the crossroads of art & spirit. My paintings are
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party Live Music by Jeff Campbell    
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On the north side of Cascade Square (Placer Street between California and Market streets) hangs a new blue awning - the likes of which might well have attracted the eyes of regular passerby. Enjoy the Store, whose parent company, InHouse Marketing, publishes the local monthly Enjoy magazine, opened Oct. 25.
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What: Santa’s Little NERDS ask for your help When: Nov 8 to Dec 2 Where: Target Shopping Center Nerds On Call have begun efforts in Redding, CA to stuff one of the NERD mobiles full of toys for the less fortunate children in the community. Last year it was estimated that “1,235 c
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Chuck B. blogs about gardening and about his environment which happens to be  San Francisco, specifically Bernal Heights. Chuck is very bright, multi-talented. He takes wonderful photos wherever he wanders and shares the most interesting places, vegetation, landscaping, art and architecture with us. Right now he’s po
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The great American humorist Will Rogers once said of Republican Calvin Coolidge:"He was the best Democrat we ever had in the White House. He didn't do anything and that's just what we wanted done."
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Cutbacks at the Redding Police Department and the attendant fear of rising crime were one of the hottest local campaign issues this fall. But if the city can't afford to keep enough officers on patrol, a new study by the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station suggests one way to keep the public safe -- tr
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Bob Williams' commentary (last Monday) provides us with more carefully constructed generalities, a few facts and the same liberal rant since the Reagan era.
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State prison officials have opened their files on inmates stationed at fire camps, but have denied more detailed requests by the Record Searchlight for records and other data on assaults and escapes at the inmate camps.
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An old restaurant caught fire late Sunday morning in Mountain Gate, but because the area’s fire station was a few hundred feet away, firefighters kept the blaze from spreading.
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A candlelight memorial service was held Sunday night for 19-year-old Dalton A. Lasater, who was accidentally shot by his twin brother Thursday in Redding.
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A rainstorm that occasionally soaked Redding on Sunday really did a number farther north.
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Today in History: Nov. 8, 2010
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Another recipe from an old Sunset Magazine, December 1975. This makes a lot of soup but it can be frozen in plastic containers or freezer bags, and you can add other veggies as you prefer.In a very large pot brown 2 pounds boneless beef stew meat, cut into 1-1/2 inch cubes, in a little oil until nicely br
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I know many people would rather have dental surgery than eat Brussels sprouts - I'm looking at you, supermatt41 - but I like them and so does Gary, and their nutritional value cannot be ignored. If you like them
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That could very well be because Hudson's Bay Company, the company mentioned in the article shown below, was incorporated by British royal charter in 1670. Hudson's Bay Company had lots of employees traveling through our area trapping and trading with...
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Medics and California Highway Patrol officers responded this afternoon to a report of a pickup truck overturned near Shingletown.
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A rain storm that occasionally soaked Redding today really did a number further north.
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A pickup reportedly crashed into a tree this afternoon on Highway 44 near the Eskimo Hill sledding area.
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An old restaurant caught fire late this morning in Mountain Gate, but the fact that the area's fire station was, literally, a few hundred feet away kept the blaze from spreading
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  Timmy and Renee invited us up to their Parent's Place in the Mountains for the weekend.
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The park and its boosters got a bit of a one-two punch today. An RS editorial noted the proposed toilet paper plant would depend on one unnamed big box chain for 70 percent of its production. And David Benda, in...
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The wind is howling, it's raining hard in Redding today, and snow may fall in the high country by this evening.
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HB had a pretty good day today. At least he thought so anyway. His temperature is staying within the realms of good health. He spent a pretty quiet day, although he perked up a little bit when the leaves were...
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It's that Medicare TV commercial that apparently got a lot of airtime in the run-up to the Nov. 2 election. From the Chicago Trib: Rep. Dave Camp, the ranking Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, and his colleague...
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Big donuts have taken over my art table! They look great all wrapped up and protected from fuzz and crud. Pristine creations for a wonderful mom in Florida, these babies go out Monday, 11 in all by then, to attend a birthday party. I have to pack them tight and haul the boxes to the [...]
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No doubt they sparked some celebratory fattys last week at Redding’s many marijuana “collectives.” And at hydroponic shops. And perhaps among beverage distributors, who learned their special interest campaign money was w
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No state is too stupid to fail: Californians will pay a steep price for the liberal vote.
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I spent the last several days searching for my daughter after she made the front page of the Record Searchlight for a burglary in Redding. Of course, I went looking for her, not an easy task after dark in Redding if you are unfamiliar with the area. After many hours of watching motels and haunts of the meth-addicted, I fina
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Starting Monday, the Shasta County Animal Shelter will be closing at 4 p.m. The office will be open until 4:45 p.m. This is awful. Most of the adoptions occur after 5 p.m. This means more animals will be euthanized. We need to voice our opinions to the Sheriff's Office, the Board of Supervisors and anyone else who can chan
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Well, that was a good way to blow 140 million dollars. The Meg Whitman campaign will go down as one of the worst in California history, blowing a springtime lead and managing to lose in a massive Republican landslide year.
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Bunker Hill. Meuse-Argonne. Pearl Harbor. Guadalcanal. Normandy. Iwo Jima. Chosin Reservoir. Hue. Fallujah.
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Ed and Betty Holmes of Anderson celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on Sept. 24, 2010, with family and friends. They were married Sept. 24, 1949, in Santa Rosa. They have lived in Redding for 23 years. Ed retired after working 25 years for the Oakland Police Department and 10 years for the Kaiser Co
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It seems as though every day brings more news of toy recalls because of dangerous lead content.
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Fran was in a dither and she pulled me in as well. There were dark spots on our sidewalk and they seemed inclined to stay.
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Edward and Doris Ferber of Lake California celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 3, 2010. Ed graduated from Red Bluff High School in 1942. Doris graduated from Anderson High School in 1945. They raised their daughters in Happy Valley and Anderson. Ed retired from Champion International in 1985 and Sierra Pacifi
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The first Christmas gift I gave my mother was the choice gift of many children: the hand print in plaster I made in preschool. She gushed and hung it on the wall. Decades later she still gushes over everything I give her, but I was 20 when I figured out that the gifts for which she actually has use are travel accessories.
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We are coming to a close with soccer this weekend. It has been a full season of hard work, excitement and fun, and I have no idea what we are going to do with all our free time now. Our three kids have grown in their skills and love for the game, and I too have also done a bit of growing along the way.
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Faith Gaylord and James Schwerdt, both of McCloud, were married July 31, 2010, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in McCloud. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Hoo Hoo Park in McCloud. Father Aldrin Bassarte officiated. The bride is the daughter of Lorraine Stewart and Dana Gaylord, both of Redding. She is a 1999 g
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Dear Straight Talk: I’m a new driver and was pulled over for something I didn't do. I was so nervous I hardly defended myself -- and when I tried, the officer told me I was wrong. It was my word against his, so I was given a ticket with a huge fine.
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With good thoughts let's open this visit recalling each and every fabulous place you saw this summer. Sit back, take a sip of tea or a swallow of coffee and visualize the amazing sights that you saw. I truly wish I could share them with you as you relive each delightful detail
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Carrie Callaway and Josh Heitsman, both of Shasta Lake, were married Sept. 4, 2010, at the TBS Ranch in Palo Cedro. Nate Tomei officiated. The bride is the daughter of Rix and Denise Callaway of Redding. She is a 1999 graduate of Shasta High School in Redding and a 2003 graduate of University of California at Davis. She
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Ray and Eve Diggins of Redding celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 13, 2010, at a dinner hosted by their son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Cheri Diggins, of Nevada City. Their daughters Sandra Stone of Ontario, Kathi Diggins of Fredricksburg, Va., and her son Travis, granddaughters Karuna and Kent Gillis, and Lo
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With the north state's economy sunk as low as it has, the first priority for improving residents' lives is jobs. They're also the second priority. And the third.
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The Mercy Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center offer these tips during National Diabetes Month In November. Arthritis and brittle bones cause many seniors to lose mobility.  More than o
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Redding, CA - For the month of November, RABA, KRCR TV, Rabobank, and KCNR Radio are partnering to salute the veterans of Shasta County. There are more than 10,000 veterans in Redding, Anderson and Shasta Lake; men and women who have served their country with pride. Hundreds of these veterans are in need of tran
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ARTAZINE, The North State’s Resource for ARTs Education hosts a monthly visual arts competition online for regional artists. The artwork is juried anonymously by local arts instructors, and professionals.  The first competition held exclusively online was the November 2010 “Fall Season” 2-D compe
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  Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far
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All those rough times earlier in the season ended in a breakout finish — at least at home.
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In the waning of days of the much-ballyhooed Big Deal Auto Sweepstakes, new car dealers in Redding were quick to talk up its importance in educating consumers to keep tax dollars local.
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Redding Recreation column: Nov. 7, 2010
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Redding firefighters are at the scene of a structure fire tonight at 2395 Suzette Ave. in the Enterprise area.
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Q: We keep our sailboat in the Alamitos Bay Marina and recently have been seeing an osprey perching on another sailboat mast across from ours. This same bird was there last year, and there was another osprey flying around with him. This year he is the only one there and he just cries and cries and gets no answer. My husban
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Just recently on a late fall afternoon, my friend Don and I put the raft in at the Iron Gate Dam, which is just above the state fish hatchery.
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The message from Redding’s public safety unions was clear: vote for their three City Council candidates and against Measures A and B.
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Shasta County’s only marijuana collective outside a city’s borders has been cited again by building code officials, the latest in more than a year of legal wrangling between county officials and the Medicine Man Spiritual Center in Burney.
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Shasta County voters Tuesday chose Republican candidates, rejected marijuana legalization and favored suspending California’s greenhouse gas reduction law — all by respectable to large margins.
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Today in History: Nov. 7, 2010
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SHASTA LAKE — A 55-year-old Shasta Lake man who was legally blind died Saturday after the house he was renting was destroyed by an early morning fire.
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Q: Obviously, driving while intoxicated is against the law, but what if you are taking prescribed medications? For example, say a doctor has you on a drug regimen for your condition, be it diabetes or something requiring pain control. Can you be charged with DUI? Where is the line drawn?
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It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your neighborhood sex offender is?
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Ken Green endured days of brutal cold and enemy forces during one of the most famous campaigns in the Korean War.
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The Wall Street Journal and Third Way provide an eye-opening itemized "receipt" that breaks down our annual "contribution" to Uncle Sam. Might give our lawmakers some ideas on what could be cut from the budget. Check it out here. Foreign...
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SHASTA LAKE — A 55-year-old Shasta Lake man who was legally blind was killed today after the house he was renting was destroyed by an early-morning fire.
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The crowed erupted in a loud ovation Friday night as the announcer at Shasta High School reported that rival Foothill had fallen to Pleasant Valley. They cheered because, as the Wolves handily defeated the Chico Panthers 62-14, they realized that they might have another shot at playing the Cougars and avenge the early seaso
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Yesterday I went to a funeral. The deceased was 93 and the father of the girl who was my best friend from about 6th grade though 9th or 10th grade (no big fight, we just gradually developed other friendships). The memorial service was at the local church with internment in the Veteran's Cemetary just down the road a bit.
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Wow. What are the demographics of the Eagle Cam? How many local businesses could afford to part with such a chunk of change, especially during these depressed times? How much more online exposure would ten grand buy on redding.com or...
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Two drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence during a Redding Police Department field sobriety checkpoint that was conducted Friday night on Bonnyview Road.
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Inexpensive fun where racers get their street race on in a safe-to-speed, pedal-to-the-metal blowout! Click here for the Redding Dragstrip.
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This house was built in 1880 by William Hawes on the Fort Reading Ranch, so named because Fort Reading stood 200 yards to the north of the ranchhouse. The ranch was established in 1863 by Hawes and became an important...
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Hi, Last night was a very long night. I didn't let Patches stay with Honey Bandit last night. For now I think I will have them "sleep (ha ha)" separately. I believe Honey Bandit gets more rest when they are...
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A safe with an undetermined amount of money was stolen from Jack's Grill on California Street in downtown Redding this morning.
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The north state gets one more dry day before a cold front moves over the region Sunday, bringing rain and wind to the region. The high today in Redding will be 70 degrees under partly sunny skies. The rain is likely to move in overnight. Valley rainfall amounts are expected to be around one-quarter to three-quarters of an i
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I have been trying to understand Anderson Police Chief Dale Webb's firing of Matthew Goodwin.
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It was nice to be reminded this week that California is No. 1. In baseball, of course.
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It was a last-ditch Election Day pitch from one of the many talk-radio hosts openly running a get-out-the-vote drive for the Republicans. (These are the same folks who, amazingly, complain the news is biased.)
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A team with heart made up for an injury-depleted sideline.
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All those items that had to fall in place for Enterprise to make the postseason didn’t matter once the Lassen Grizzlies handed the ball off to Trevor Baum.
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The scenario was simple for the Anderson High football team Friday night - win and clinch a Northern Section Div. II playoff spot.
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The Anderson Cubs, coming off a loss at West Valley last week, took the lead early in the second quarter Friday night against the Yreka Miners and held it for the rest of the game for a 35-14 win.
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The 2010 Northern Section volleyball playoff brackets were announced Friday, with the first round of action beginning Tuesday.
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On one hand, a tough season remains meaningful. On the other hand, something doesn’t smell right. I’m talking about small sports conferences (or leagues).
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The Knights’ final home game of the season may still mean something.
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A Redding woman says her next-door neighbor stomped her 6¾-pound Chihuahua mix to death as she watched helplessly.
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A few months ago, Alysha Barner gave extra bus passes to a single mom she met through her organization, Spouses Behind the Badge.
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Shasta County’s senior citizens have lost a cherished friend.
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A bid to decertify the Teamsters union has driven a riff through an Anderson truck firm.
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“Democracy Now!” is coming back to KIXE.
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The north state’s recent spell of Indian summer is about to turn cool and soggy.
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A Shasta College student says she and another woman were asked to move to the back of a college bus by a driver who said he didn’t want to listen to the two of them speaking Spanish.
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Like sports stadiums selling their naming rights, the Turtle Bay eagle cam is looking for sponsors.
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Q: I was just wondering whether you could clarify something. When does the speed limit actually change? Do I slow down/speed up when I get to the sign? My friend got a ticket for speeding about a quarter-mile from the new posted speed limit. I say, you must wait til you get to the sign but she says she could see it (It’s
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Today in History: Nov. 6, 2010
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A spilled load of hay has blocked the westbound lanes of Highway 299 about 6 miles east of the Shasta-Trinity County line.
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The mystery photo is the Hawes' historic farmhouse near the corner of Dersch and Deschutes Roads in Anderson. "Johnboy" is the winner who guessed it correctly at 9:41 a.m. Thank you everyone for playing. And thank you River City Java...
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We used to have this cat, Pogonip, who was outside one day when it began to snow. He stared up at it coming down. Then he came into the house, got up on top of the TV, and stared up at the ceiling, looking for the snow.
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Credit scores are used as a tool by lenders to assess a borrower’s risk for many types of credit. FICO announced a new score developed specifically for analyzing prospective homeowners applying for mortgage loans. Dubbed FICO 8 Mortgage Score, this analytic technology provides a sharper assessment of a home buyer&
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A Redding woman says her next-door neighbor stomped her 6 3/4-pound Chihuahua mix to death as she watched helplessly.
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Who lived in this house? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! Today's contest requires the winner to name the pioneer family who owned and lived in the above house. If you're the first person to correctly guess, you'll...
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From the Bee: John Moad, of Shasta County, said he underwent a hand search last week. The TSA officer was pleasant, he said, but the search seemed unnecessary. "Inch by inch, our rights are being taken away," Moad said. "I...
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Check out their reports online here. Restaurants, bars, markets, cafeterias, taco trucks and more. From the Ale House to Zippy's. These inspectors obviously don't spend much time behind their desks....
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Today’s FDotD is less than $100 per sq ft for popular Wooded Acres. A 4/3 of 2402 sq ft and with a detached 2 car garage on over 3/4 acre, this home once listed
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Come to a Wild Art Event – view and buy art work by many artists and a wide variety (pottery, oil paintings, photography, wood working etc.)
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When I was seven, I saved my first tomato seed.  It was a big deal for me — the beginning of my “formal” gardening education. While savoring a perfectly ripe tomato I had pilfered from the vine, I developed the notion that if I saved a seed from that particular tomato and planted it, the resulti
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Wow, it has been in like forever that I've posted a Video Friday.Observing and hanging out in New York is a full-time endeavor. I'm writing, not enough, but kinda enough, exploring and applying for part-time jobs (dog-walker and a specialist at a computer store named after a fruit). I can say this with a bunch o
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Today's high should be around 73 degrees with partly sunny skies. The low for tonight will drop to about 53 degrees. Expect one more day of warmer temperatures Saturday, with a high of around 71 degrees. By Sunday, temperatures should drop down to about 57 degrees, and there is a 100 percent chance of showers.
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“One may have a blazing hearth in one’s soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.” Vincent van Gogh Imagine having a passion for color so great that your vision could affect people 100 years after your [...]
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Did you remember to set your clocks back for daylight-saving time?
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What: Pacific Sun Gourmet Annual Love at First Crush Olive Mill Open House When: Saturday (Nov. 6), 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Pacific Farms, 22880 Gerber Rd., Gerber, CA Watch as freshly picked olives become beautiful golden extra virgin olive oil, right before your eyes! Enjoy a delici
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The other day, and without any legitimate reason for doing so (e.g., my girlfriend made me), I watched “My Best Friend’s Wedding.” I wasn’t searching for it, hadn’t had the c
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In the lead-up to the election, it was hard to take Redding’s Measure A and Measure B all that seriously.
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Russell Alexia, Redding World’s fastest ’Cuda is a true inspiration Re: “1968 Barracuda sets speed record” (Friday):
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For all the turmoil, the spectacle, the churning — for all the old bulls slain and fuzzy-cheeked freshmen born — the great Republican wave of 2010 is simply a return to the norm. The tide had gone out; the tide came back. A center-right country restores the normal congressional map: a sea of interior red, bor
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Foothill tops Division I, Lassen D-II, but Wheatland gains ground.
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If Eastern Athletic League teams learned one thing during this postseason, it’s to never count out the underdog.
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Now at six years, the Valley Bowl between West Valley and Central Valley is developing into a passionate one.
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When the latest Northern Section playoff points came out on Monday I was shocked to see one-loss Paradise move ahead of undefeated Foothill atop the Division I points.
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The Panthers did exactly what champions are supposed to do: Once the goal is in sight, close the deal.
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The Shasta High School volleyball team lost in four sets to host Paradise 26-24, 26-28, 27-25, 24-26 on Thursday.
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ANDERSON — This fall’s run of chinook salmon into Battle Creek has already surpassed last year’s, and there are signs that next year could be even better.
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Redding’s financial condition remains guarded despite a few recent positive signs, the city’s top fiscal officer said.
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Redding Electric Utility ratepayers may not see much relief next year from escalating electricity costs despite a brimful Lake Shasta.
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Redding’s financial condition remains guarded despite a few recent positive signs, the city’s top fiscal officer said.
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Accidents happen. Just ask Redding resident Eddy Brown.
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SHASTA LAKE -- North state veterans, especially those who served in the Korean War, will be getting a lot of attention starting Saturday.
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North state in brief: Nov. 5, 2010
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More than seven months after a popular outdoor writer was arrested at his Weed home on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale, no charges have been filed against him.
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The Enterprise Lions Club’s campaign “Take it to the Top” will hold a fund drive on Veterans Day — Nov. 11.
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A Redding teen is dead after his brother accidentally shot him Thursday, police said.
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What: Lucero New Store Grand Opening! When: Nov 6, 9:55 a.m. Where: 2120 Loleta Avenue, Corning Come check out the expanded selection of oils, vinegars, tapenades, mustards and table olives. This year’s Olio Novello will be available, fresh off the presses. Ribbon cutting
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Loomis Corners is at the intersection of Old Oregon Trail and Old Alturas Road, Redding.
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Several events are scheduled for this weekend.
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To the guy who said I was "overly sensitive" and was miffed because I deleted his comment: To paraphrase Garrison Keillor, the person who steps in the dog shit gets to decide how they feel about it. Telling someone else they are over-sensitive is the m.o. of the abuser, putting the onus on the person who was
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I don't exactly see many signs that Redding's economy is rebounding, but here are two factoids that caught my eye today. No. 1, from Bill Fulton: Out of all the local sales tax declines since 2005, 40 percent are due...
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After the disastrous mid-terms for the Dems, one of the big questions everyone seems to be asking is, “Does Obama get it?” That was essentially the main question asked by reporters at Obama’s first p
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David Gallo, the Chico State economist known around the north state for his economic projections, put out a study -- on behalf of CalTrout -- in October that touted the economic benefits to Siskiyou and other affected counties of the...
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Evidently, you don’t need me to remind you that the Dana to Downtown bike path has reopened. Caltrans’ conducted a grand opening for the bike path alongside Highway 44 in Redding in late September, then promptly closed the bike path so contractors could finish it. That was awkward. But the 12-foot-wid
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If commenter "Minnerva," below, in any way represents the mood of the rank and file...well, Bette Davis said it best (above) in "All About Eve." "Stomp your feet, have your tantrums, threaten all you want. City Employees are in...
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1. M*A*S*H 7 p.m. today through Saturday at McLaughlin Auditorium, Sequoia Middle School, Redding. Based on the book by Richard Hooker and adapted by Tim Kelly. Tickets are $12 to $15; available at the Cascade Theatre box office or online at www.cascadetheatre.org. Hosted b
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From the SJMerc: Support for police officers and firefighters once seemed boundless to a nation wounded by 9/11. But on Tuesday, voters throughout California declared there is a limit to their loyalty. In a stinging revolt against six-figure public safety...
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John Stewart started creating art when he was 5. He remembers doing a scrolling ornament in pencil. Next it was horses, faces and figures.His parents were very supportive and bought Stewart lots of drawing books by Walter E. Foster and Andrew Loomis. This month, Stewart mounts an exhibition that’s a far cry from his first
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From an opinion piece on JPR's plans to renovate a second theater in Medford: In 2004, the (JPR) foundation reopened the Cascade Theatre in Redding after spending millions to renovate it. The theater has been a big hit in that...
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I'm not totally surprised that Proposition 23 failed. Californians --- liberal Californians especially -- like their environment. But I am surprised by the margin and by the utter failure of the argument that now -- in this economy -- is...
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The driver of the truck that overturned Wednesday and spilled at least 40 gallons of gasoline was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, said Officer Tim Larios with the California Highway Patrol.
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It may be the best burger in Redding. Without a doubt, it’s the freshest and healthiest.
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Tim Herdt of the Ventura County Star parses the numbers and shows just how truly disastrous Meg Whitman's bid for governor turned out to be: How disastrous was it? Consider these two sets of numbers: $195,000 and 35 percent; $180...
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Nobody knows Italian like Gironda’s. In 2002, Penny and James “Jimmy G” Gironda opened Gironda’s Italian restaurant and, having spanned the better part of the decade, the restaurant has been successful. Despite the authentic Chicago-style menu, the place called for something a little more, which is why the couple de
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Just in time for the holiday season, tickets for the Broadway in Redding series will go on sale at 9 a.m. Nov. 12. The series is presented by U.S. Bank, and all shows are staged at the Redding Convention Center.
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Because the ballot directed voters to "vote for 3" candidates in the Redding City Council race, the results are more than a little confusing to interpret, as reflected in some of the discussion in comments on this story. The winner...
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A Redding teen is dead after his brother accidentally shot him Thursday, police said.
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Running errands, a legitimate reason to be out taking a break from stitching led to photos of early November in Redding. Here are some photos taken on the drive out to the college this morning. The trees are turning lovely colors — gold, red, magenta. The clouds covered most of the sky. The sun wasn’t [...]
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Supposedly "herds" of grizzlies occupied a range on Battle Creek across the Sacramento River from Major Reading's adobe in the early days. Nearby Bear Creek was named for the many grizzlies who lived in the vicinity of that creek and...
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From the Bee: A curious thing happened in California on Tuesday. As voters rejected Proposition 19, a statewide initiative that promised to tax marijuana, they voted overwhelmingly for local measures to tax marijuana. Voters in nine California cities passed measures...
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Did you ever need to cry so badly that it hurt? I kind of feel like that right now. I am probably just too tired and emotionally drained, but today was just too hard. I have mentioned that Honey Bandit's...
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Firefighters with the Redding Fire Department contained a small vegetation fire near the Del Taco restaurant on East Cypress Avenue around 9:00 this morning, dispatchers said.
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Prairie Elementary School in Anderson is no longer on lockdown after a neighborhood resident was injured in a nearby theft attempt around 8:00 a.m., said Superintendent Steve Mitrovitch.
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Here’s a Cape Cod sort of looking home in Shasta Lake City, about a half block from what will be the new City Hall and Police Station. Its good sized too
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Redding police are looking for a man who they say has several arrest warrants and burglarized a home in southeast Redding this morning around 6:00.
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Temperatures are expected to reach around 72 degrees today, and skies should be mostly sunny. The low tonight will be about 55 degrees. Tomorrow should be slightly cooler, with a high of 70 degrees and a low of 52 degrees.
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What I have NOT been doing: Blogging, cleaning my house, organizing my nightmare of a closet, dealing with garage vermin.....What I have been doing is listening. Intently. I'm wrapping up the mixing and mastering of ten songs for our CD. I can see the finish line from here, and I'm ready to sprint for
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You know your house is a bona fide construction zone when it has a porta potty on the front yard, and when subcontractors hang their signs from your palm tree, and when your contractors’ truc
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What: Advance Health Care Directive Class Offered When: Monday (Nov. 8), 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Mercy Medical Center Redding, Lower Level Auditoriums Cost: Free Making health care decisions can be a complex process. It is important that families and health care providers are aware of
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What: City of Redding and City of Anderson invite the public to attend the 91st Annual Christmas Tree Cutting Event When: Sunday (Nov. 7), 9 a.m. Where: Click here for directions Complimentary cof
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Nearly three years ago I posted this and this and also this.I thought that jerk was out of my life forever. Not so.
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What: Cypress School Kitchen Celebrates Grand Opening When: Friday (Nov. 5), 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Cypress School Cypress School parents, students, and staff celebrate the opening of the school’s new kitchen on Friday, November 5th from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Parents are invited to di
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What: Be part of the Iconic Bike Ride, From Dam 2 Bridge When: Saturday (Nov. 6), 9 a.m. Where: Turtle Bay parking lot The Redding Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is partnering with Turtle Bay, City of Redding, Bureau of Reclamation, McConnell Foundation and Sierra Pacific Industries to offer
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Nov. 2, 2010 election results
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Cynics derided him as Gov. Moonbeam, reviving the tag applied in 1977 by the late Chicago columnist Mike Royko, who later apologized for it. They said he was too old at 72 to become governor again. Jerry Brown’s critics said he waged too passive of a campaign and didn’t hire enough campaign staff. (When the g
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Was Tuesday’s election about the bad economy? Then California — with the third worst unemployment rate of the 50 states — should have been ripe for change.
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Rachel McManus, Shasta Lake Victims of violence, help is available A friend of mine was recently violently killed in front of her two small children. The man accused of murdering her is Tyrone Pitts. This man was her boyfriend and the father of their 2-year-old son.
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Even in good years, the Knights have been a better tournament wrestling team than a duel-meet wrestling team.
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COTTONWOOD — Stephanie Rasmussen held back some — but not too much — preferring to save some of her energy for a bigger meet next week.
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Domenic D’Acquisto captured the boys title at the Eastern Athletic League cross country championships in Chico on Wednesday.
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Months of work by parents and school boosters paid off Tuesday when voters in the Junction Elementary School District in Palo Cedro narrowly approved a construction bond.
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Housing starts hit rock bottom last month.
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With an unofficial count of 57.02 percent of votes in all 24 precincts, Les Baugh is getting ready to take on his second term as Shasta County District 5 supervisor.
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Voters in the Intermountain area of eastern Shasta County overwhelmingly showed their support for their financially troubled and crumbling hospital Tuesday night by agreeing to open up their pocketbooks to keep it running.
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Led by an off-duty U.S. Postal Service worker Wednesday afternoon, a group of residents in a north Redding neighborhood chased down and detained a shirtless, tattooed teen who police say the postman caught trying to break into his backyard shed.
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DUNSMUIR -- Voters swept four council members out of office this week, recalling the mayor and vice mayor and re-electing one incumbent.
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The recall effort for two board members on the Mountain Gate Community Services District is still too close to call as some of Shasta County’s 16,200 outstanding ballots could reverse the results.
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CORNING — A Corning man died early Wednesday in a collision after he tried to chase down two quad riders who may have been trespassing on his family’s property, said officer Dave Madrigal with the California Highway Patrol.
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Today in History: Nov. 4, 2010
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Redding’s employee unions will soon begin labor negotiations with a City Council majority emboldened by Tuesday’s election results.
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Bill Drew started playing tennis in his late 50s.
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Redding police and California Highway Patrol officers are responding this evening to an overturned tanker trailer on the South Bonnyview on-ramp on southbound Interstate 5.
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Have I mentioned that the pre-election flood of mail comes to a near-complete halt after Election Day? Have I mentioned that we still have an Opinion page each and every day? I'm not begging or anything, but if you've got...
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I unfortunately, at the moment, lack the software needed to put this data to its best use, but the Shasta County Elections Department does make some precinct vote counts mappable at least in a simple way. Check out this map...
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An excavator fell into a private neighborhood pond this morning in south Redding.
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August 2010 Lee & Dorothy Gitchel along with their daughter Sheila & son-in-law Dana Ramsey along with their pets "Molly & Misty" celebrated Lee & Dorothy's 50th wedding anniversary together with Sheila & Dana's 25th on a RV road trip starting in Prospect, Ore., the town that Lee & Dorothy first met
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of O- blood. BloodSource is currently in need of O- and B- donors as well as all blood types.
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ho needs a flu shot? You do, and so does your family. Flu is a contagious disease that can be very serious. Sick people can spread flu to others, so it's important for all of us to protect ourselves, our families and others.
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The Simpson University music department invites the public to a chorale concert.
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I am certainly many other things, but I am a runner. In elementary school where I lived a half mile from the school, I ran. In junior high, I ran.
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November is National Alzheimer's Month. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease that slowly destroys brain cells, causing memory loss, harming the ability to think, and causing a decline of the senses until bodily functions are lost, ultimately leading to death. It affects primarily the elderly, but is not an inevitab
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“I purposely chose to have my first symphony be influenced by the works of 20th-century composer, Dmitri Shostakovich” said Pinkston. “His symphonies were well received and enjoyed by average, every day people and not just by the connoisseurs of the music world. My hope is that my music connects with, and appeals to,
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Lung cancer kills more people than breast, colorectal and prostate cancer combined. A local group is working to raise awareness about lung cancer and funds to establish a lung cancer screening clinic.
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Local professional baseball player Marco Grifantini had a successful year in both Italy and Asia. His league and Italian national teams won trophies in Italy, German, and Taiwan. His next step--The World Baseball Classic
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I'm just not sure I believe this, but honest-to-goodness Forest Service scientists -- who I am sure are familiar with the difference between correlation and causation -- say it's so. Big trees cut a neighborhood's crime rate: " We believe...
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Q. How, if at all, has your practice or understanding of your religion changed over time? When I was young, the Buddha was a happy fat guy and Buddhists sat around contemplating their belly buttons. At that time, my Western faith tradition rejected anything that wasn’t of that particular faith and so I learned little of o
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Jerry Brown, that is. At least, he's one of the many California homeowners who' overpaid for his home. The L.A. Times reports on a news conference, which included his explanation of why he won't move to Sacramento: "I'm not selling...
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Is there anything else to be made of the fact that Proposition 19 failed even in Mendocino and Humboldt counties?...
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Answers to your questions: Thank you for taking the time to write me your concerns and questions. I have chosen letters that I know will resonate with many others. Please keep your letters coming, as I’d like to offer this format more often.  Your feedback is greatly appreciated. From Gamer
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A group of residents this afternoon in a north Redding neighborhood -- led by an off-duty U.S. Postal worker -- chased down and detained a shirtless, tattooed teen who police say the postman caught trying to break into his backyard shed.
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Kevin Drum is wise. On Tuesday, following our habit of the past few decades, we approved Proposition 22, which limits the ways the legislature can allocate property tax funds, and Proposition 26, which essentially eliminates the legislature's ability to levy...
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A Corning man died early this morning in a collision that resulted after he tried to chase down two quad riders who may have been trespassing on his family’s property, said Officer Dave Madrigal with the California Highway Patrol.
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Sometime in the 1940s when the Shasta Historical Society owned Major Reading's adobe site, members began a tree-planting program on both sides of Adobe Lane in Cottonwood leading to Major Reading's adobe. The first planting consisted of six canyon live...
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Still so busy sewing my donuts. I’m totally on schedule and am feeling no pain, no strain. My hands love fiddling and fussing with the Big Donuts. I am trying to reset my mind, stay calm about the changes that happened election day. Dumb Ass tried to made a big splash but I think the [...]
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Once again, I am listening to Honey Bandit munching away. It is cold, but not too bad. I think it is supposed to be in the 40's tonight. In the back ground I can also hear the radio interview we...
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From the AP: LOS ANGELES - Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneger says welfare recipients can no longer use state-issued debit cards at medical marijuana shops, psychics and other businesses whose services have been deemed "inconsistent with the intent" of the program. The...
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In the overwhelming majority of House districts, there was a strong change in vote toward the Republicans, according to a very cool graphic on the home page of The New York Times. (I can't link straight to it, so run...
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The public employee union rep, in an Oct. 20 letter to members of the chamber of commerce (here), warned, darkly, that city, county, state, federal and local school employees, retired union members and their families represented a potential bloc of...
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are abrupt, kernel and wield. AppreciationThere’s no be
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Today’s high temperature should be about 83 degrees with sunshine all around. Expect calm winds during the day that should continue into the night. Tomorrow’s high is supposed to be around 78 degrees, and temperatures will most likely decline gradually toward the weekend. Expect a 20 percent chance of showers on Sa
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What: Fossil Day: Kids Can Dig It! When: Saturday (Nov. 6), 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Where: Turtle Bay Museum Join museum docent Mike “The Fossil Hunter” Higley Saturday, November 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as he prepares fossils and exposes their secrets before your very eyes! See his cool
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What: Art on the Wild Side - Artists Benefiting Wildlife When: Saturday (Nov. 6), noon to 6 p.m. Where: Win-River Casino Events Center Cost: $10 Tickets available at Premier West Bank (Anderson), Tri Counties Bank and Graphic Emporium. All proceeds benfit Shasta Wildlife Rescue
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Most of the results are in, and I’m out of both gin and vodka. I ran out of mixer about two hours ago and since then I have been mixing citrus vodka with sugar free, orange Metamucil in a drink I call the Republican victory. It’s hard to swallow and will give me the runs later. My wife just managed to
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In a Redding City Council election that centered around the retirement and health benefits of city workers, two council incumbents who have taken a hard line against unions were victorious Tuesday night.
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The final results aren't in yet for all 435 House seats, of course, but as of this moment the Bee is projecting a 66-seat pickup for the Republicans. If that holds, it's a historic blowout. The NY Times reports that...
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Interesting choice the voters of California have made tonight on some of the less sexy ballot initiatives. Bucking the business lobby, which was urging a No on 25 and a Yes on 26, as well as major liberal newspapers like...
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Elections, by their nature, are divisive.
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Diane Hawthorne, Shingletown Education storm is still gathering For those who believe we are still competitive in the global economy, Google “Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Revisited: Rapidly Approaching Category 5.” This is a bipartisan report by the National Academies. Given its content,
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Guess who said the following: “We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work.” Was it Sarah Palin? Rush Limbaugh? Karl Rove?
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Q: When I'm in a bad mood, what can I eat that will make me feel better? A: Feeling stressed? Sleepy? What you eat could help you feel better. Food is not the only answer to improving your mood, but getting the right balance of carbohydrates and proteins in your meals could help you stay on an even keel.
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The West Valley volleyball team swept Central Valley 25, 17, 25-18, 25-13, to remain unbeaten in Northern Athletic League play.
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With all of the mail-in ballots counted, Jon Lopey, veteran and retired California Highway Patrol, leads Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Capt. James Betts.
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Jonathan Virgen scored the game's only goal to lift Enterprise past Pleasant Valley in an EAL Cup semifinal match.
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Enterprise's Rockelle Sande shot an 82 to win the Northern Section girls golf title while Chico won the team title. Shasta finished third to miss advancing to the Northern California golf tournament next week. Two of Shasta's golfers did advance individually.
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With all precincts reporting, Trinity County Marshal Bruce Haney beat out district attorney’s chief investigator Dave Cox to become the next Trinity County Sheriff.
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An unprecedented marijuana-legalization measure in California trailed in early returns Tuesday after a spirited campaign that pitted the political and law enforcement establishment against well-funded activists seeking to end the prohibition of pot.
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Republican Doug LaMalfa won handily over upstart Democrat lawyer Lathe Gill, putting the former assemblyman from Richvale on track to head to Sacramento for a four-year term as the 4th District’s State Senator.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic rising star Gavin Newsom had a narrow lead Tuesday in his bid for California lieutenant governor, while Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley was ahead in the attorney general's race.
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In our over-polled world, nobody really has a clue -- not quite yet anyway -- just how the Redding City Council election will turn out. Little suspense on Election Day for anyone who pays even modest attention to the opinion...
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U.S. Rep. Wally Herger appeared to be victorious over Democrat challenger Jim Reed, sending the Chico Republican back to Washington, D.C. for his 13th consecutive two-year term.
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U.S. Rep. Wally Herger is victorious over Democrat challenger Jim Reed, sending the Chico Republican back to Washington, D.C. for his 13th consecutive two-year term.
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With all precincts reporting, change is coming to the Mountain Gate Community Services District Board in the second recall election in two years.
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Redding voters retained the fiscal conservative majority Tuesday after one of the most polarizing City Council contests in recent memory.
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Incumbent Keith Webster and John Day, a registered nurse and paramedic, remain as the front-runners in a tight race for the Anderson City Council.
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Incumbent Les Baugh is currently leading in votes for the Shasta County Board of Supervisors District 5 race.
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Rick Bosetti, Patrick Jones and Francie Sullivan led the race for three seats on the Redding City Council as of 10:19 tonight, after a second round of election night results were posted on the Shas
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Musician Dick Turner — performing with “FEVER!” at 7 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 7) in Old City Hall — came to Redding after an illustrious musical career in San Francisco. It was quickly very clear to the local jazz musicians that Dick was quite different from all of the other jazz composers and arrange
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The final week of the Northern Section football season will provide all of the answers, however many fans may still be left scratching their heads at the final playoff rankings.
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Construction has started on the California Veterans Home on Knighton Road, halfway between Redding and Anderson.
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The Trinity County Fair will be featured on an episode of the "California's Golden Fairs" series on PBS. The episode will air at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 on KIXE.
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A free pre-diabetes screening will be held from 6 to 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at Shasta Regional Medical in downtown Redding.
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After nearly 30 years of trying, a Jones Valley subdivision will be getting a county water system.
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My Liberal Identity:You are a Reality-Based Intellectualist, also known as the liberal elite. You are a proud member of what’s known as the reality-based community, where science, reason, and non-Jesus-based thought reign supreme.Take the quiz at
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Republican Doug LaMalfa appears to have won handily over upstart Democrat lawyer Lathe Gill, putting the former assemblyman from Richvale on track to head to Sacramento for a four-year term as the 4th District’s State Senator.
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According to the McClatchy account Republican Rand Paul has “swamped” Jack Conway, his Democratic rival for the Senate in Kentucky. I am trying to avoid name calling and other histrionics. But this is so mind numbingly dumb, it makes me want to go skull fuck a rat. (I see that it was also just announced that
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Initial results from mail-in balloting are expected to be available shortly after the close of polls at 8 p.m.
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A tally of vote-by-mail ballots shows Daniele Jackson, incumbent Wayne Brown and Robert Schmid leading for three seats on the City Council.
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Last night, in response to Jon Stewart’s highlighting of his sometimes extreme rhetoric, Keith Olbermann suspended his “Worst Persons” segment. I say hooray to Keith for this. Stung by Stewart’s criticism, Olbermann initially tweeted that Stewart had “jumped the shark” by equating him,
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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 SMITH RIVER — The river is open and it’s red hot salmon fishing, with the average king running about 30 pounds, but some to 40- and even a few in the 50-pound range. According to guides Phil Desa
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A current NBC New/Wall Street Journal poll found that 58% of respondents believe that the Republicans if they take over congress will bring “different ideas” in to shape economic policy—
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A Burney woman will have to wait another month - maybe longer - to learn when she will be retried for the shooting death of her husband 18 years ago.
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Get your holiday cookies, fudge and candy recipes dusted off and ready for the annual Record Searchlight Holiday Cookie Contest.
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In celebration of the Taste of Greece event slated for Nov. 13, members of St. George Greek Orthodox Church share some of their favorite recipes.
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What: Free Flu, Whooping Cough and Pneumonia Vaccine Offered at Special Weekend Clinic When: Saturday (Nov. 6), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Shasta District Fairgrounds in Anderson Free flu, whooping cough and pneumonia vaccine will be offered at a special clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6 at
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It’s a busy election day at the voting booths around Redding.
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My family has started a new bike club named after my Dad and our love of everything Irish - The "TommyShamrock Bike Club." You guys are just too cool. I hope to join you soon. I have begun to train and will hopefully be able to buy one of those "not so cheap" bikes in the spring!
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The Better Business Bureau (BBB) cites a recent report from the US Government Accountability Office which found numerous schemes perpetrated by scam artists to profit from distressed homeowners. In their desperation to save their homes, borrowers are falling for two popular foreclosure avoidance schemes: Adv
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On the radio this morning coming to work, I caught a few minutes of the Dennis Miller show on KCNR, and Miller was on a rant about how Americans had to vote against the D's because they were the ones...
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After twenty years of trying, a Jones Valley subdivision will be getting a county water system.
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And some are bringing the technology, drive and business acumen of Silicon Valley to the cultivation of medical marijuana. Check out this video. Turn-key operations in a self-contained semi-trailer ($70K)? Adjust your PH balances with a touch of your iPhone....
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This gem of a newspaper article is from the Myra Giles scrapbook in the Boggs Collection at the Redding Library:...
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The Santa Rosa Press Democrat ran a fine analysis this weekend about the difficulties of reforming costly pension systems. There's not just the painful union haggling, though that's part of it. Even when you successfully clinch a deal on a...
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A Gerber man riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle was killed Monday night after he rear-ended a sedan that was stopped at an intersection near Red Bluff.
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Police and medical personnel are responding this morning to a traffic collision between a vehicle and motorcycle on Dana Drive near Outback Steakhouse in Redding.
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The California Highway Patrol is responding to a non-injury, three-vehicle traffic collision this morning on northbound Interstate 5 in Anderson north of Deschutes Road.
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An overturned vehicle on Highway 299 in the Trinity River area is partially blocking the westbound lane this morning.
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Today’s FDotD is a luxurious home in west Redding, perched in a signature location. We’ve seen it before. Here’s a description from a prior listing: “Rare opportunity for a view on a greenbelt lot in prestigious
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A blast of summer-like weather will make its way to the north state today as high pressure dominates the West Coast. The National Weather Service calls for highs in the low 80s with sunny skies in Redding. Expect much of the same for Wednesday with a high of 80 degrees.
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Check back to anewscafe.com after polls close at 8 p.m. tonight for the first round of election results and complete results later. Listen live on your computer to KCHO/KFPR’s Northstate Public Radio for more election cover
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It’s finally Election Day, and that means an end to the robo-calls and campaign phone banks. I know, most people find those calls annoying. But the phone keeps ringing, so the technique must translate into votes. I actually find the calls quite entertaining. Just the other day, I got a call from Lt. Bri
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A few months ago Femme de Joie was searching the shelves at Winco for a decent loaf of whole-wheat sandwich bread without high-fructose corn syrup, when she chanced upon Dave’s Killer Blues Bread. Attracted by the catchy graphics and healthy ingredients, she bought a loaf on impulse. After Amico del Signore
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For the fifth-straight year, a record number of Shasta County’s voters have chosen to vote by mail.
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When just one-third of California’s 16.8 million registered voters turned out for last June’s primary election (only 24 percent of those actually eligible to vote), loud bleating ensued from so-called experts claiming that most potential voters feel the act of casting a ballot has become passe.
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The rhetoric in the run-up to today’s election, which is widely expected to sweep Republicans into at least partial control of Congress, has been long on criticism of big government and out-of-control spending.
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Don Farrell, Redding Who wins the race? The ad-rich media Who’s the real winner in every election that takes place across this nation? It’s the media. Especially in these elections, billions of dollars going into their bank accounts. Why do you suppose they enjoy tight races? More money gets s
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Foothill’s Bethany Duval and Rylee Theodore both advanced to the girls tennis NSCIF singles quarterfinals with wins on Monday at the Chico Racquet Club and Resort.
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Two Redding residents have been charged in connection with a Friday burglary at a Shasta Union High School District’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) classroom on Eastside Road in Redding, police said Monday.
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>Goat Education Day is coming to the Tehama District Fair grounds Saturday.
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In 1910: Nightengale Lean of Redding captured the three first prizes for accurate marksmanship and received prizes totaling more than $100 in a shooting contest at Corning. He is a youth who understands a gun and perhaps will make a record for himself in the pursuit of wild game.
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The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is seeking individuals who would be interested in assisting low-income citizens and seniors with preparing and filing their income taxes.
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One man died Monday morning after a head-on wreck with a fully-loaded logging truck weighing about 79,000 pounds near the Tehama and Butte county line.
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MediCann, which has seen nearly a quarter-million patients and bills itself as the nation’s largest network of medical marijuana physicians, is coming to Redding.
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DUNSMUIR — On the eve of an election that could unseat all five Dunsmuir City Council members, the council called a special meeting Monday to double the severance settlement that would be paid the city manager they hired only six months ago.
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The Redding Peace Officers Association has poured nearly $28,000 into campaigns to elect three City Council challengers and defeat a pair of ballot measures curtailing retirement benefits for city workers.
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ARLINGTON, Texas — The prize that eluded Willie and Barry at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace.
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SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS WIN THE 2010 WORLD SERIES!!!!!!
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he California Highway Patrol is reporting this evening a fatal traffic accident on Highway 99W at Finnel Avenue north of Corning.
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On the eve of an election that could unseat all five Dunsmuir City Council members, the council called a special meeting Monday to double the severance settlement that would be paid the city manager they hired only six months ago.
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Who was at what recent event.
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Karen Kelly stepped outside on her sun-soaked property northeast of Redding, carrying a bucket of feed in one hand and cooing, "Come here, girls. Time to eat."
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Worried about voter fraud and illegal immigrants sneaking in to vote at the polls, members of north state tea party groups are going to be watching and working at Shasta County polling places Tuesday, prompting Democrats to say they’re alarmed the conservative activists may be trying to intimidate minority voters or other
What: Interactive Art Reception, Group Exhibit, Live Music & After Party When: Friday (Nov. 5), 5-8 p.m. Where: Red Bluff Art Gallery, 601 Walnut Street, Red Bluff Two new art exhibits open at the Red Bluff Art Gallery on Friday, November 5, from 5-8 PM. The Opening Reception coincides wi
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Two Redding residents have been arrested in connection with a Friday burglary at a Shasta Union High School District’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) classroom on Eastside Road in Redding, police announced today.
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What: Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers two workshops: Best Practices in Online Marketing and Getting Started with “Constant Contact” When: Thursday (Nov. 4), Best Practices in Online Marketing will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and Getting Started with “Constant Contact” is fro
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Fire crews are responding this afternoon to the report of an escaped control burn near Shingletown.
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On the radio this morning Ken Murray was truly steamed at host Carl Bott. For some off-hand remark Bott apparently made during a broadcast "town hall" on Friday with reps of city labor unions. It had to do with the...
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The boy dispatchers thought may have been hit by a car this morning was found uninjured at North Valley High School around 2:30 this afternoon, said Deputy Jon Ruiz with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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How do you measure ocean temperatures under the Arctic sea ice if you're just a humble professor with a budget the size of the U.S. Navy? Recruit the right research assistants. From ScienceDaily: Temperatures in the study were collected by...
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It looks as though we'll get lucky this Friday night for our Parkville Cemetery Tour. We're all ready to give it another try and we hope you are too! Parkville Cemetery Tour Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 - 7:00 pm to...
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From the newspaper serving Rutgers University: Martial arts Professor Jane Carr, one of the highest-ranking black belts in the world, came from Redding, Calif., to be an instructor at the seminar for the fourth year. "I like teaching in New...
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This resolution to be part of the "Let's Move" childhood obesity push is on the city council's agenda Election Night....
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Sunday Gulch is located in southwestern Shasta County near Knob and Harrison Gulch. It was supposedly named by employees of the nearby Midas Mine and other mines in the area who sniped for gold dust and small nuggets on their...
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Good morning everyone! Sitting here listening to the horses munch their hay, there is a definite chill in the air. It is going to be a cold one tonight. After the rain, it always seems to get cold so fast....
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The Paradise Bobcats football team vaulted to the No. 1 spot in the Division I playoff rankings with the latest points standings released by the Northern Section office today. The 8-1 Bobcats totaled 24.09 points and jumped over the 9-0 Foothill Cougars with 23.90 points.
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"I'm optimistic, for reasons that are not totally clear." That's likely future Gov. Jerry Brown, as reported by the Chronicle's Carla Marinucci, who's following on his final barn-storming tour of the state....
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A Los Molinos man Friday reported $23,000 in stolen goods to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Department, said Sheriff Clay D. Parker.
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The image above captures it all for me; the lunacy, the hypocrisy. I know Proposition 19 is not the perfect answer, but what we are doing now is worse. It’s not about encouraging drug use. That happens whether we like it or not. It’s about enabling organized crime, and training young people to ignore our laws
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One man died this morning after a collision with a fully-loaded logging truck that occurred around 6:48 a.m. near the Tehama and Butte county line, said California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Phillip Mackintosh..
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We can be sure that the photographer at least drove by today’s FDotD, since we can plainly see their car window in the single provided marketing image. The door is unlocked, so presumably it’s a good neighborhood. Actually
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There are signs that I may have fallen down the rabbit hole of holiday sales season 2010. It’s a rush and at the same time that it is just a little bit frightening. I am well into fulfilling an order for 11 big double chocolate donuts and I’ve got a Stevie Wonder doll to start. [...]
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Today should be mostly sunny with a high around 73 degrees. Temperatures will drop down to around 52 degrees tonight, and there will be some calm winds. Expect more warmth tomorrow, with a high of around 81 degrees and wind gusting up to 21 mph.
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Somebody asked me recently what I thought was the biggest problem facing America. A lot of things occurred to me: The Debt, Unemployment, the Wars Without End and so forth and so on. But there has to be a root ca
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Press Release - For Immediate ReleaseDate: October 31, 2010Contact: Chris Darker, CEO Business ManagerPhone: 530-245-1890 / cdarker@charterinternet.comUnion Leader Says Bosetti Ad is Dishonest and HypocriticalREDDING - A union that represents several
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Tuesday, Nov. 2, is election day. If you’re still staring down a blank ballot, here’s a refresher on the candidates and columnists who shared their goals — and gripes — on A News Cafe, plus some election
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Jan Stone, Palo Cedro Parents, what are you teaching yours? I’m nearly 80 and very upset. As I was leaving Office Max on a recent day I was nearly mowed down by four young boys. They wore sloppy clothes and untied shoes. The way they walked showed no pride in themselves or anything else. Shoulder-to
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What’s the worth of a sense of ownership? It’s hard to tally, especially when the value is in the money you don’t spend.
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One thing all Americans agree upon is that we should be a meritocracy where virtue and enterprise are rewarded, “a system in which advancement is based on individual ability or achievement.” (American Heritage Dictionary). The second thing that most Americans agree upon is that even when some come up short in
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LOS ANGELES — An arrest has been made in a Southern California cold-case murder that has ties to Redding.
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The north state’s rainy season is off to its wettest start in years, thanks to a soggy October finale.
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A dinosaur. A frog costume. A bee. A ladybug get-up. One came as a bagel. Another was a pirate.
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Today in History: Nov. 1, 2010
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LOS ANGELES — An arrest has been made in a Southern California cold case murder whose victim has family ties in Redding.
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Hello, God? Do you think you could arrange to space out the really shitty stuff instead of having it all happen at once?Love,Barbara
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Two wore dinosaur and frog costumes. Two more were dressed in a bee and ladybug getup. One came as a bagel. Another was a pirate.
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From the Marysville Appeal-Democrat: That peculiar race between Wally Herger and Jim Reed took another odd twist last week when the Redding Record-Searchlight paper penned an editorial announcing its endorsement in the majestic 2nd Congressional District. Who would get the...
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The Vatican has condemned Hallowe'en as anti-Christian, saying it is based on a sinister and dangerous "undercurrent of occultism". The Roman Catholic Church has become alarmed in recent
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Whatever you need, we're there.
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Von Allen's new book ([stargazer.vonallan.com]) will be listed in the comic industry's main/only distributor's catalogue, Diamond's Previews, starting October 27th...and he needs to get as many comic retailer orders/sales as possible, not only so that he actually makes a few buck
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It's going to be a relatively dark and gloomy Halloween today, but don't expect such conditions to last much longer.
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Supposedly the ghosts are still around. But you can't prove it by me because I've never seen one - only heard about them. Our most popular ghost is claimed to reside at Pine Street School. She is a young girl...
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Honey Bandit has been a tad "under the weather". He almost seems to have the "blues". He is eating all the time and his bodily functions are working well, but he is just a little off. His energy level is...
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November in the Northstate Garden sums up everything I love about living and gardening here – richness, abundance and diversity. November mornings are crisp and dark, November afternoons often offer a warming sun. Light is
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Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter b
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Joan Manning, Shasta Lake End futile drug war: Yes on Proposition 19 If the drug war was winnable, we would have won it by now.
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I’ve been flying more for work lately, but it’s been months since I’ve been inside the Redding airport.
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From Cypress Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue, the talk in politics this year was all about money.
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As I helped quiz Redding City Council candidates last week for a televised debate, their last major forum before Election Day, the most striking thing was not anything the would-be councilors said about local politics. By this point, I’ve heard their pitches — in individual interviews, at candidate nights, vi
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Dear Straight Talk: How can I help my younger sister deal with cyberbullying? We share a room so I know how torn up she is and hear her crying every night.
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The evening started out innocently enough. We rented "Cheaper by the Dozen" with Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt and settled on the couch with our kids piled around us. I knew there were lots of pranks and food fight scenes that the kids would enjoy and indeed they did. I could see Jonah mentally taking notes, and I wondered
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Downtown Portland is a walker's paradise. Everywhere you look there are treats for the eye. Stroll down Burnside Street in the city's center and off to one side you'll see the ornate, imposing statue of an elephant replicated from the Shang Dynasty. Walk a few blocks farther and you'll come across an odd tumble of kids' bi
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Are you all geared up for fairies, goblins, witches and the ever-dreaded grim reaper? Let's take pleasure from the kids in their costumes; we were one of those children long ago in a land that time has almost forgotten. We would trick or treat for a handful of candy, maybe a cupcake or two?
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Selene Watkins and Tyler Cooper, both of Cottonwood, were married Sept. 4, 2010, at the Lake California Clubhouse in Cottonwood. The bride is the daughter of Kent Watkins of Redding and Ken and Phyllis Wood of Dunsmuir. She is a radiological technologist in Redding. The groom is the son of Jerry and Ladora Cooper of Reddi
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Halloween is here again, complete with ghosts, ghouls and goblins. Fran fixed up the inside of our house with some colored leaves and decorating do-dads collected through the years. We don't go trick-or-treating any more but we do buy some of the candy, hoping to eat most of it ourselves. It has much to do with the guilty
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Dan and Sandra Elsemore of Anderson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 15, 2010, with a an Amtrak trip and a weekend stay in Reno.
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The Day of the Dead is the most misunderstood Mexican holiday by many living north of border, unless they have Mexican heritage. For those of us who have been fortunate enough to share this celebration, it's a day -- that extends into nearly a week -- of fun, music, wonder, tears, singing and remembrance.
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A lot of myths surrounding bats lurk in the human mind, especially around Halloween. Many believe bats are blind, ugly, suck human blood and are a type of rodent.
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The Shasta College football team got a game effort from its defense, but still fell to visiting College of the Siskiyous 26-17 at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
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Dear Babe: Enclosed is a copy of what appears to a very historic letter. It is from Jackie Robinson, written on Chock Full of Nuts letterhead, informing the N.Y. Giants that he was retiring. There is an endorsement from the Giants in purple ink. In red along the side is a stamp of receipt from the baseball commissioner’s
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What prompted you to start your own business? I made floral wreaths and sold them to boutiques in the Bay Area. I loved the charm of those shops and thought that was something I could do.
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A Red Bluff man was arrested Friday after he ran from police and tried to put an officer in a headlock once he was caught, police said.
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Q: I have been an educator/school administrator for over 40 years. Thus, I have dealt with many issues related to student transportation: cars, buses, walkers, bicycles, etc. The recently built “roundabout” on Shasta View across from Lema Ranch concerns me greatly. Approaching traffic from either the north or the south
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There are a lot of new things happening in the kitchen at Cypress Elementary School in Redding.
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The playoff picture is sorting itself out, bit by bit, but Friday’s action left all sorts of impressions at the tail end of the prep football season.
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COTTONWOOD — What started as two young football players’ tribute to teachers who have fought breast cancer snowballed recently into several hundred student-athletes showing support for breast-cancer awareness.
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Last month in this column, I covered the Petzl ULTRA headlamp, a $450 product that rivals the brightness level of an automobile headlight.
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California’s business tax climate continues to be downright inhospitable.
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You’d think an organization whose roots date back to the Eisenhower administration would not have an identity problem within the community it serves.
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The blended family has become a common event in our social structure. The divorce rate in the 50 percent range results in many younger individuals finding a second spouse.
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There’s a lot of garbage in our oceans.
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Ray Ozzie is a smart man.
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I am having my paychecks garnished from my creditor. I followed the advice of a credit adviser I had signed up with. How do I get the creditor to renegotiate — or is it too late? How far can the creditor go in taking my income?
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The holidays are a great time to reconnect with friends and family. Often, that involves the opportunity to travel to visit loved ones we may not see but once every year or so.
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A recent rise in mountain lion sightings is a reminder that the north state is cougar country, but game wardens say the big cats rarely pose a danger to people.
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The long-awaited Elk Trail water system may be one step closer to moving forward after the Shasta County Board of Supervisors decides Tuesday whether to approve a loan for the project.
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The Red Hawks took care of business on Saturday, which sets up the Simpson University volleyball team for a big weekend.
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A weekly drop-in basketball open gym will be available at the Alta Mesa Elementary School Gym, beginning on Monday. It will run through Nov. 22. The gym will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $1 per visit.
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Art...History...Recreation, that's what comes to mind when I think of Weaverville, a small gem of a town! Did you know that this quaint little town is on the National Register of Historic Places? And it was also recently designated a "
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Doni’s home from abroad and she’s lined up radio guest Willy Ames, an iconic downtown Redding character who sits most days at Placer and Market streets in all kinds of weather. Listen to their conversation on her radio show, KCNR’s ‘Doni &
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Nothing like history to make you feel better about today's political climate....
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Enterprise High School may have emerged from the gridiron Friday night with a new team identity as the Hornets clashed with EAL rival Pleasant Valley and came out on top 21-7.
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Firefighters in Burney are at the scene of a fire that started in a garage at a duplex this afternoon.
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The following was written by Benjamin Loomis in a newspaper article (unknown newspaper name) titled "History of the Early Day Lumbering Industry" dated April 10, 1930: "...In the earlier days of saw milling a large part of their lumber was...
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Leah Gitter and Howard Selig Jr. were married July 31 at Anderson VFW Hall in Anderson. Pastor Al Rountree officiated. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Michalene Kilbury of Bend, Ore. She works in Redding. The groom is the son of Howard and Barbara Selig. He works in Anderson.
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An old fashioned "barn dance" and "pumpkin stomp" at the old schoolhouse in Shasta. Free line dance lessons taught by Ann and Bob Reed at 5 o'clock. Food and music by the Muletown String Band starting at 6. Come...
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On the day before the election they'll be debating one last time. If you're so inclined, tune to KCNR1460 AM at 8 o'clock Monday morning. Carl and Linda Bott's "Free Fire Radio" show also has an online chat room if...
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A Red Bluff man was arrested Friday after he ran from police and tried to put an officer in a headlock once he was caught.
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The cloudy, cool, sometimes wet weather that's hung around the northern Sacramento Valley the past couple of days will continue through the weekend. The Redding area will see mostly cloudy skies today with a 40 percent chance of showers, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures won't change
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Many of you have asked when our book will be finished.  Thank you for asking.  We hope to have it finalized and printed for Christmas.
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Will the politics of envy trump the politics of personal destruction? That seems to be what the Redding City Council race has come down to in its final week.
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Mary Stegall, Redding Sullivan, Murray can move forward I am compelled to write this because I am deeply concerned about the state of our community. It pains me to see our city and our City Council divided so deeply that progress forward is almost impossible. That’s why I have decided to support the
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At City Hall, the debate over Redding’s utility late fees ended long ago. Some critics, however, still have a light burning for the cause.
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The West Valley High School football team clinched a share of the Northern Athletic League title by beating rival Anderson 14-0 on Friday.
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PARADISE -- Shasta’s dynamic offensive attack finally met its match.
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PALO CEDRO — The Tevin Slaton-Zach Ray Show may be the best entertainment money can buy on a Friday night in the north state.
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The Knights shouldn’t have a problem getting up for their next game.
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Sixty-six-year-old Phillip Ray of Redding wasn’t even born when his cousin’s B-24 Liberator was reported missing during World War II.
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ANDERSON — Medical marijuana supporters will want to check out Harvest Fest 2010 at the Shasta District Fair grounds this weekend, but Mary Jane isn’t invited.
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A neighbor beat firefighters to the hose and extinguished a blaze reported at an apartment complex near Waterworks Park on Friday morning.
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Did anybody notice that the NBA regular season began this week?
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Redding has sent a letter to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development requesting assistance for Southwest Paper USA, which is negotiating for a chunk of Stillwater Business Park.
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Today in History: Oct. 30, 2010
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Veteran Redding City Councilwoman Mary Stegall has endorsed challengers Ken Murray and Francie Sullivan for two of the three seats on the dais up for grabs Tuesday.
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Three north state banks reported their earnings this week.
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Redding’s police chief and the leader of an agency that helps refugees and immigrants will be honored next Saturday at the annual banquet put on by an anti-racism group.
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Q: I have noticed a lot of motorcycles that have been converted to a trike with two rear wheels. There is also a new style where there are two front wheels and one rear wheel. My question is that when operating one of these vehicles, do you need a motorcycle endorsement on your license or is the standard class M good enoug
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies are continuing to seek leads in a Thursday night robbery at a Burney gas station.
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Prep football capsules
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City can balance cost cuts, visionAll candidates running for City Council are aware of the city’s scarce financial resources. A number of them have the skills necessary to negotiate fiscal changes in a manner that will end the divisiveness that plagues our community. I would encourage voters to choose candidat
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Public workers don’t deserve scapegoatingWith more than a decade of service with modest or no raises, one city worker I know of now wears a city of Redding shirt inside-out off-duty after the logo provoked a confrontation at a school meeting. Why are workers who have given years of service to our community bei
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The photo is Mae Loomis, the person the museum at Lassen Volcanic National Park was named for. She is also featured in today's Travelin' in Time story in the newspaper. Bob Parker is our winner who guessed her correctly at...
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Bob and Claudia Jensen like the clean lines, natural look and energy efficiency of their Redding home, which will be featured on the AAUW home tour.
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Master Gardeners answer a question about grape leafhoppers.
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig shares tips on growing eggplant.
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Reviewing the comments to some news story, I ran into a conservative reader’s complaint about the tax burden placed on corporate America. This is familiar Republican cant and a frequent non sequitur rebuttal to any progressive charges—as in: Democrat, “Your supporter stepped on my supporter&rsquo
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Given the way the issues have played out in this year's election, I don't find it all that surprising that Mary Stegall is backing her former fellow Councilor Ken Murray, but this endorsement letter is making the digital rounds this...
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What are your plans the morning of Thanksgiving? Cooking, football, visiting with relatives? How about, well...running!  Don't miss out on Redding's biggest and longest standing tradition, Turkey Trot 2010. With just a few weeks away, it's important you get your
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 I am not a real Fan of Dolly, but the song speaks words of wisdom. . With so much pain and suffering in the world, the holiday time should be set aside for families to gather, rejoice in their bonds, love each other, and share in their common experiences. There are many families who have fought, who have not act
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A neighbor extinguished a blaze reported at an apartment complex near Waterworks Park late this morning before firefighters arrived.
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Next week's agenda for the Redding City Council meeting, taking place the evening of Election Day, is as light as they come, but one small item caught my eye. Mayor Patrick Jones is re-appointing Patte Jelavich to the library advisory...
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"I did not view it as that serious. I viewed it as that blockheaded." So Industrial Welding owner Rocky Largent told Scott Mobley for today's story. His sense of perspective is admirable. Maybe Largent should run for council....
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Did I hear former Assemblyman and likely future state Sen. Doug LaMalfa on a radio ad this morning, pitching the candidacy of Gary Cadd? Why, yes I did. Interesting that a state pol who is well-regarded but lives a few...
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GERBER - Sheriff’s deputies are investigating today the theft of more than $11,000 worth of items from a Tehama County man.
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It looks like the builder of this home was planning to add-on to it to make it larger. T
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Who is she? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! All you need to do to win today's contest is tell us who she is. If you're the first person to correctly guess, you'll win a $10 gift certificate...
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Hi ya'll We have a new addition, a little baby mini is now in Patches' stall while we take care of a very serious eye injury. So, now Patches is hanging out with Honey Bandit pretty much 24/7. If that...
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A Pacific storm system could bring heavy rain to Redding today and snow to the higher elevations, meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. They are also warning drivers to be aware of potential hazards, such as the ponding of water on roads and dangerous travel conditions over mountain
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies are continuing today to seek leads in connection to a Thursday evening robbery at Burney gas station.
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CA Protective Parents Association ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Friends, Fabulous news! Kathleen Russell of Center for Judicial Excellence was invited to and attended a r
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What: Floral Design for Autumn Special Occasions When: Starting Wednesday (Nov. 3), and continuing Nov. 10, 17 and 24; 6 to 7 p.m. Where: TBA Materials fee: $60 due to instructor on first day of class Fee: $60 for 4 classes Sign up at Redding Recreation, 530-225-4095, 1250 Parkv
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Annette Faurote, Redding Ask an Alaskan; warming is real Contrary to recent letters to the editor, climate change is real. According to the Oct. 22 issue of The Week, “prominent conservatives the world over fully accept the ‘widespread scientific conviction’ that climate change is rea
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In a radio interview that aired Monday on Univision, President Obama chided Latinos who “sit out the election instead of saying, ‘We’re gonna punish our enemies and we’re gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues that are important to us.’” Quite a uniter, urging Hispanics t
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The perennial passel of misleading or misguided initiatives on California ballots has left many citizens with the rough-and-ready philosophy “When in doubt, vote no.”
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It was probably just a big misunderstanding.
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In 1910: A remarkable apple display was seen in the windows of the chamber of commerce in Redding. The fruit — of a great variety of color, size and high quality — was from Manton.
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Former Mountain Gate Community Services manager Ken Mariette began his job this week as interim manager for another rural water district, the Shasta Community Services District.
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Whiskeytown Environmental School officials got a promise for help this week from a unique source: the owners of an apartment complex.
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The Redding area got another round of early-season rain Thursday morning and could see more showers today and Saturday.
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Since River Bowl is about pride in the community and the game is rich in tradition, I became curious about finding out a few interesting and significant statistics on the history of the games.
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The deadline is approaching for nominating young leaders in the 20 Under 40 Program.
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On a cold, windy day in January 2009 Michael Rubin trekked over deep snow to make the photo that would win him the annual Lassen Volcanic National Park pass photo contest.
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The West Valley High School boys and girls swim teams won another Division 2 championship Thursday at Anderson High School.
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Paul Ogden likes fast cars. Really fast cars.
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Firefighters extinguished a fire Thursday night on Echo Road in Redding.
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The Eastern Athletic League team and individual girls golf standings could not be any more different.
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A televised candidate forum will give voters a few more chances to size up Redding’s City Council candidates before Election Day.
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Roughly a week ago, the annual South County Collision game between area rivals Anderson and West Valley seemed like another blip on the football schedule radar.
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American Association of University Women (AAUW) 40th Annual Home Tour & Art Show Saturday, November 6, 2010 10am - 3:30pm Each year for the past forty years, AAUW Redding Branch, Inc. and its Home Selection Committee hea
A private investigator’s report proved inconclusive as to whether city of Redding employees attempted to threaten a local business with boycotts based on how its owners vote in Tuesday’s
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A USA gas station in Burney was robbed this evening, sheriff's deputies said.
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Firefighters extinguished a fire tonight on Echo Road in Redding.
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The former Loomis home and the Loomis Visitor Center, formerly known as the Mae Loomis Memorial Museum, are both a short distance inside the Lassen Volcanic National Park north entrance off Highway 44.
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Fiddling group the Runaways will perform tonight at The Back Room at Bernie's Guitar.
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Imagine being able to make a living traveling with a pair of harps, an electric piano, a wild sense of adventure and the one person in the world you love the most. That is how Bronn and Katherine Journey make their living and they will be showcasing that on Nov. 4 in Redding.
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Q. Does your house of worship have a dress code? If so, is it enforced? Zen monks and nuns will wear the robes traditional with their order, usually with subdued colors and minimal adornment. During a dharma teaching or retreat, lay Zen Buddhists are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes that are respectful and not wear cl
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 Many Catholics have betrayed their Faith......
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Bill Gross, head of the massive bond fund PIMCO, is dyspeptic, to say the least, on the eve of the election: They say a country gets the politicians it deserves or perhaps it deserves the politicians it gets. Whatever the...
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What: Bill Cosby in Concert Tickets on Sale Now When: Feb. 11, 7 and 9 p.m. Where: Cascade Theatre Ticket Prices: $65-$75 The Cascade Theatre has had a very well received start to our 2010-11 season so far this year. Thank you for your support. We are happy to announce that we h
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Cartoonist Ted Rall shoots and scores....
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A private investigator was unable to confirm or refute a complaint city of Redding workers threatened a local business for supporting certain candidates for City Council.
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1. M*A*S*H 7 p.m. today through Saturday and Nov. 4 and 5, 2 p.m. Sunday at McLaughlin Auditorium, Sequoia Middle School, Redding. Based on the book by Richard Hooker and adapted by Tim Kelly. Tickets are $12 to $15; available at the Cascade Theatre box office or online at www.c
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ReLeaf Herbal Center in San Francisco is abuzz about the Giants. The medical marijuana dispensary will give patients free joints every time a Giant goes deep in the World Series. Juan Uribe hit a monster blast in the fifth inning of last night's 11-7 victory over the Texas Rangers. No word on how many jo
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Photographer Lynette Penick jumped ship seven years ago from a 10-year job as an insurance adjuster and pursued her passion for photography. Photography is the perfect medium for Penick, allowing her to connect with people and witness some of life’s most intimate moments. Her goal is to evoke feelings of connection throug
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Two reasons the Piemont Italian restaurant in Mount Shasta is a north state landmark: Joan and Mike Buter of Redding, who have been regular patrons for more than 40 years. The Buters, sitting in a booth at the Piemont Saturday evening with daughter Kari Buter Ives of Redding, favor the fried chicken with ravioli.
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Thought all you deer hunters would enjoy reading this:...
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In his latest radio spot, released a week before the election, he claims he's won the war of ideas, that "even the union candidates" agree that city employees must pay their portion of their retirement. He goes on to say...
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"What hasn't been said about the foreclosure mess?" was the first question I received on a call from David Benda. I reflected on my answer with a familiar queasy mix of emotions, pleasure and dread. Pleased that the longtime RS business reporter regarded my opinion worthy of a few words, and dread that I'm gonna say some
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Johnny’s Cathouse has become a staple of the downtown scene. The bar has live music, comedy, games and dancing. For those looking for a good time, what else can you ask for?
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Magic, music and majesty will collide when Anderson and West Valley high schools stage Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” opening next week.
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A 39-year-old Anderson man was convicted Wednesday of molesting a young girl, electronic Shasta County Superior Court records show.
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Emergency personnel are being sent this morning to a reported vehicle rollover on southbound Interstate 5 about a mile north of Packers Bay.
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From the Capitol Weekly: But Schaupp, a longtime Nielsen foe, and his fellow conservative activists announced they will be filing complaints this week against Nielsen with the grand juries in at least four counties -- Yolo, Sutter, Siskiyou and Shasta...
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A storm system will bring moderate rainfall across the northern Sacramento Valley, including Redding, today with a threat of showers likely to continue throughoutthe weekend, meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature should be near 56 degrees with calm winds al
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As some of you know, there has been an ongoing struggle to get Democracy Now (DN) back on KIXE, our local PBS station. The new manager, Phil Smith, has now put it to a vote by the members of KIXE. This doesn’t consider those who paid to have it aired for years, or those who can’t afford members
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Regular visitors to A News Café know that we’re strong promoters of locally sourced food. A session during the Great Valley Center’s Sacramento Valley Forum on Wednesday reminded me just how far Shasta County has to go with its local food movement. But the session also hinted at the possibilities. Mu
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What: Join KIXE-TV for our 3rd Annual National Family Literacy Day Event When: Saturday (Oct. 30), 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Different activities throughout the day Where: Redding Library, 1100 Parkview Ave. Redding, Ca, 96001 Healthy snacks, games, prizes, crafts, storytelling, animals, KIXE charact
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With Halloween close at hand, I’m reminded of Ichabod Crane and his dismal ride through a lonely stretch of road darkened by an enormous tulip tree on the outskirts of Sleepy Hollow. Trees often evoke in us a sense of strength and security. However, if we let our imaginations run, they can also make a perfectly s
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In 1962 at age 28, Warren Hellman became the youngest member of Lehman Brothers. Since then, he has co-founded Matrix Partners, Hellman & Friedman in 1984, helped take Levi Strauss private for $1.8 billion in 1985, placed $224 million into ad company Young & Rubicam in 1996, and bought into Formula One Racing f
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Get outta town this weekend for “Nightmare.” It’s “a haunted house of epic proportions,” according to the folks at Tehama County’s Barestage Theater. Here’s a bit about ̶
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The election is less than a week away. Democratic control of the House is in jeopardy. So it’s not too soon to start worrying about Darrell Issa.
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Proposition 23, the initiative on next week’s ballot that would suspend California’s key anti-global-warming law, has revived the debate over jobs and the environment, setting “dirty energy” against “green jobs.”
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Patrick Moriarty, Redding Give cooks credit for Soup Kitchen I’m recently back from vacation and catching up on my newspapers. Thank you for the editorial — and article by Janet O’Neill — encouraging people to support the Power to Seniors Celebrity Soup Kitchen.
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California communities dominate RealtyTrac’s latest 2010 foreclosure market report.
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The section champions in Division 1 varsity prep swimming were decided Wednesday with the Chico boys and girls teams coming in first, Pleasant Valley’s boys and girls placing second and the Shasta boys and girls teams coming in third place. Jackson Williams of Enterprise was the lone double winner among local swimmer
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The Hornets nearly were in another tie soccer match — only Jonathan Virgen wasn’t going to allow that to happen.
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Two symphonies in Redding have become one.
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CORNING -- Two Red Bluff men will stand trial on charges of cultivating marijuana and possession of marijuana for sale, a judge ruled Wednesday.
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A Redding man who saw a marijuana cultivation case against him dismissed in March following a state Supreme Court ruling is suing the Redding Police Department for allegedly violating his constitutional rights when they searched his property last year and seized 19 pot plants.
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SHASTA LAKE — A Native American Cultural Resource Center in Shasta Lake is a step closer to completion as the City Council voted Wednesday to add $175,000 of redevelopment funds to the project.
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Drivers on Highway 44 east of Redding should expect a construction delay today from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Today in History: Oct. 28, 2010
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Two north state teens have gone nationwide, using their friend’s death in 2008 to get the message out about the dangers of binge drinking.
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The Small Business Development Center and the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce will host two business workshops Nov. 4 at the Shasta College Health Science and University Center at 1400 Market St.
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SHASTA LAKE — A Native American Cultural Resource Center in Shasta Lake is a step closer to completion as the City Council voted Wednesday to add $175,000 of redevelopment funds to the project.
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of AB- blood.
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At the end of a long run recently, Marge Dunlap approached me about writing some articles regarding my marathon experience and preparations for the Redding Marathon. She asked me whether I was training to qualify for Boston, one of the definitive races in the marathon world due to its qualifying times, or whether I was try
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the No. 1 cause of death among babies between the ages of one month and one year. However there are ways to lower a baby's risk of dying from SIDS.
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How do we prevent being taken advantage of and becoming the victim of a scam? Fraud is everywhere: E-mail fraud, phone scams, banking scams, credit card theft, checks in the mail. You name it and it seems to be happening in all areas of our lives. Someone uses your identity to make purchases and defames your identity, maki
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Twenty six and two-tenth miles. Who would run that far unless they were forced or desperate? That was my thought growing up near Boston in the early 1950s. In my wildest dreams I could never imagine that 50 years later I would be running that historic course from Hopkinton to Boston.
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This time of year we start thinking of cold and flu season and remedies to prevent or minimize the misery. In my practice, we get wild about olive leaf extract. What? Olive leaf? Do I mean the leaf of the olive tree ground into a capsule? You bet.
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Reuters reports: Oct 27 (Reuters) - Pattern Energy Group LP has completed construction of the 101-megawatt Hatchet Ridge Wind project in California, the company said on Wednesday. The 44-turbine project was completed in one year and represents the only large-scale...
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OK, since you asked, there was a notable moment at the Redding Tea Party meeting Monday night, where Assemblyman Jim Nielsen gave a rousing pre-election get-out-the-vote pep talk to the conservative crowd and Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis...
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I don't recall ever seeing a newspaper's editor write a signed endorsement that directly contradicted his own paper's "official stance," but Len La Barth of the Marysville Appeal-Democrat did just that today, calling the Proposition 21 park tax money well...
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Most of the Redding City Council candidates, who are getting downright exhausted after the campaign, are ready to be done -- but if you haven't heard their pitches, you can tonight at 8 p.m. on KFPR, 88.9 FM. KFPR will...
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SACRAMENTO – The head of a Mexican drug trafficking family was sentenced today to more than 23 years in prison in connection with a sophisticated methamphetamine distribution operation that once included a methamphetamine laboratory in Corning.
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I'm constantly surprised by the amount of jealousy and hate that BIG AGRICULTURE has for the little guy in America. I repeatedly get e-mails that sound like this. Got this one today. Hi Dr. Trudi, Morningland Dairy, a small dairy...
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As of Wednesday, October 27, 2010 the real estate market in Sunset Terrace- Redding, CA shows: •·         Four homes for sale ranging from $215,000 to $329,000 •·         Three homes are in escrow •·         Three homes have sold (closed escrow) in the last 12 months
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With the Giants in the World Series, bars will be buzzing with the faithful hoping to see their team bring its first title to San Francisco. That means lots of pitchers of beer, tequila shots (every time the Giants hit into a doubl
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plans to “hold my [her] nose and vote Republican, only for this race.”  "Why?" I ask and fight the urge to go pour myself a glass of straight 96 proof gin. "The economy," is the response the voter gave to CNN, “I have grave concerns about the bills that have been passed and h
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For Samira Kawash, a writer who lives in Brooklyn, the Jelly Bean Incident provided the spark. Five years ago, her daughter, then 3, was invited to play at the home of a new friend. A
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Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wette
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are fragile, rampant and tremor. This is short and tense, as I got my stuff Monday and I’m still unpacking. TremorsBent awkwardly in the mid-section, he rests his ass on a chipped metal gate, but the puke won’t come. The tremors started hours ago, and
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Drivers on Highway 44 east of Redding should expect a construction delay today until 3 p.m. and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Power was restored this morning for 675 Redding Electric Utility customers in downtown after a 35-minute outage.
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Family doctors apparently are up in arms about a little-known physicians group that reportedly has a huge amount of influence on how Medicare pays doctors. "The members of this powerful panel are not employed by the federal government. Instead, the group is comprised almost exclusively of physicians themselve
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An underage decoy was sold alcohol Tuesday from two different Redding gas stations when officers with the Redding Police Department conducted a Minor Decoy Compliance Check.
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Dispatchers reported at around 8:11 a.m. that a Suburban had overturned on Green Valley Acres Drive in Red Bluff.
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Ad sheets for Bed, Bath and Beyond feature a baking container that allows one to create Giant Donuts! I bet they sell a few of these. There are also containers that make Giant Oreo-style cakes and giant cupcakes. Here is one of my first donut with chocolate icing and sprinkles. This weekend I made a [...]
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Several parties reported to Redding police Monday around 11 p.m. that a man wearing a Snuggie was exposing himself to passersby outside of the Smoke Tree Apartments.
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George Albro was a very unique man in a lot of ways. One of his claims to fame was to work 75 long years at the Shasta County Courthouse! He began his career in Shasta then moved to Redding when...
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No, growers tell California Watch. At least, not on its own. California Watch spoke with more than a dozen growers, from big illegal players to small-scale cultivators, and they agreed that the black market would persist, unless marijuana is legalized...
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A suburban with five occupants overturned near the Green Valley Acres RV Park in Redding at around 8:11 a.m. today, dispatchers reported.
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Multiple damages from a burglary occurred sometime in the night at the Tehama County Fairgrounds, dispatchers reported at 6:57 a.m.
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Today’s high should be around 62 degrees with somewhat cloudy skies. The low for tonight is expected to be around 44 degrees, and there is a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Tomorrow there will be a 70 percent chance of rain and a high of around 58 degrees.
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What: Learn a Strengths-Based Group Approach to Promote Boys’ Healthy Adolescent Development When: Nov. 3 and 4, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Win River Casino, Eagle Room, 2100 Redding Rancheria Road, Redding, CA 96001 Cost: $350 (full 2-day attendance required) A workshop for serv
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Typically, I would have provided you an article that came from one of the national or local news sources, however, the last several days the market projections for real estate have changed as often as the wind. Even last week, much talk was focused on how the stoppage of foreclosures will impact the real estate m
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Craig Graham happily hauled his groceries more than three miles across Redding this week without a car.
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Q: I love sweets, but I know that too much sugar is bad for me. Can I have my sweets and my health, too? A: There is nothing wrong with a little sugar once in a while. After all, it makes food taste delicious. What would a bowl of oatmeal be without a swirl of brown sugar? The problem is, most people go so far ov
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Classic songs from years past are sometimes referred to as “golden oldies.” There are political fallacies that have been around for a long time as well. These might be called brass oldies. It certainly takes a lot of brass to keep repeating fallacies that were refuted long ago.
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Pat Waldron, Redding A few campaign rules would clean up pigpen Normally I don’t care much for political cartoons, but Sunday’s struck me as entirely appropriate, and exactly the way I feel about the disgustingly dirty political mess “We the People” are being exposed to ad nauseam
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If Redding city employees really did threaten Industrial Welding owner Rocky Largent with the loss of city business because his wife, Kerrie, donated to Mayor Patrick Jones’ re-election campaign, they picked the wrong guy to threaten.
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PROBERTA - Firefighters were sent late Tuesday night to a reported residential structure fire near here.
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PROBERTA - Firefighters were sent late Tuesday night to a reported residential structure fire near here.
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The Panthers weren’t about to become the Patriots’ latest upset victim.
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The Quincy Trojans and the Esparto Spartans played in one of the more amazing games in Northern Section history Friday when the underdog Spartans defeated the first-place Trojans 66-60 in five overtimes.
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The Spartans got a set, but couldn’t bump the Vikings express off track.
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The Shasta volleyball team knows with the postseason nearing, every game is crucial for playoff seeding.
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COTTONWOOD - The debt-plagued Cottonwood Creek Watershed Group may have some life left in it.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park has chosen Gifford Construction to build a Sheraton hotel on its campus.
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RED BLUFF - Ten to 15 service positions at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff are being eliminated because they are no longer needed, said hospital president Jon Halfhide.
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Jim Reed, the Democratic challenger for Congress, piloted a supporter across the Second District on Tuesday.
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Emilee Knoell, 9, was fast off the start in the 400-meter race Tuesday at Central Valley High School.
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Like a Tim Lincecum fastball or Cody Ross home run, the San Francisco Giants’ run to the World Series has meant money to many north state businesses.
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