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November 27th, 2010

Today in History: Nov. 28, 2010
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A union’s lawsuit against the city of Redding could hinge on recent election results.
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Road construction work on Montana Avenue in Shasta Lake is scheduled to begin Monday.
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Joe Worth, president of the Mount Shasta Trail Association, has spent the past eight years building a hiking and biking trail around Lake Siskiyou. Worth and his wife, Michael, live in a sprawling home just above the lake, from which vantage point Worth can keep a close eye on the trail’s progress.
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Highway 273 at Third Street in Anderson was shut down for about an hour late this afternoon due to a three-vehicle collision.
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Now that Thanksgiving is a wonderful memory, it’s time to think about Christmas — the tree, gifts, lights and everything.
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Products offered: Baby and kids’ clothing, strollers, highchairs, etc. We also carry made-to-order tutus.
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Dear Debt Adviser: We owe $5,417 on a credit card at 16.99 percent interest. The monthly payment is $107. I contacted the company to ask for a lower rate, because we are having some financial problems. It said we could get a 9.99 percent interest rate for one year, and then the rate would go back up to 16.99 percent. We ca
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Q: I read your column about the disappearing software and how everything is heading online, and I am not sure I agree that all software is going away. There are lots of times I don’t have access to a Wi-Fi connection.
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Do you remember sitting with your parents, or grandparents, flipping through albums filled with photos of you in diapers, at your first birthday party or learning to ride a bike?
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Retirement programs will generally fall into one of two categories: either a defined benefit program or a defined contribution program. Although a discussion of these programs may not be the most exciting topic, it is a topic that may determine when a person can retire and how comfortable a person may be during retirement.
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Here’s a live recording of Sundial Bridge by Craig Padilla. It was recorded on the patio of the cafe of the south end of the bridge. It’s about 20 minutes of symphonic electronic music. It starts off quietly, until
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I used to make spinach and sausage stuffing for Thanksgiving. Then my nephew become a vegan and it seemed easier to make a vegan dressing than make two kinds. This is what I came up with. I'm putting it here so that next year I can more easily remember just what I did.The day before, cut up two loaves of cheap F
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(from Ralph & Kacoo’s A Taste of Louisiana cook book)4 large sweet potatoes1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup butter1/2 tsp lemon juice1/4 cup rum1/4 cup raisins [I skipped these and we didn't miss them]1/2 tsp ginger2 eggs - beaten1 tsp vanilla extract1/3 cup
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Chains were required on many north state highways this morning.
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Law enforcement officials have their first significant piece of evidence in the case of missing Redding teenager Jean Marie Berlinghoff. The 1987 four-door Oldsmobile that Jean and her uncle Charles Berlinghoff were believed to be driving was found along Sims Road south of Dunsmuir on Friday afternoon. The 15-year-old Ente
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A day after finding the car involved in the case of missing Redding teen Jean Marie Berlinghoff, Shasta County sheriff’s deputies were in Castella this afternoon handing out fliers and talking to residents hoping to find the teen and her uncle.
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His online name is "DR". He won yesterday's contest and he has won before in the past. Being the nice guy that he is, he asked if I could pass on his winnings to the next winner simply because he...
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A cold front that is moving through the north state this morning is bringing snow and gusty winds to the mountains and rain to Redding. A winter storm warning also is in effect. Although there were no chain controls on Interstate 5 as of 8 a.m., chains or snow tires were required for vehicles on Highway 44 about 9 miles wes
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Just in time for the holidays - our new CD - Storms and Other Blessed Burdens -- is available in Redding at Wrap-N-Pack (2205 Hilltop Drive) and on CDBaby.com.The 10-song collection was inspired by the Shasta County landscape, and it pays tribute to the po
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One of the more interesting, yet maddening, parts of college athletics is the recruiting period of the prospective student-athlete.
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FRESNO — All season long, Domenic D’Acquisto has been several cuts above the rest of the field.
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Foothill and Shasta had seven selections apiece on the All-Eastern Athletic League North football squad released this week.
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Given the season, it seems a good time to give thanks to those who make our lives what they are. I’ll start with a teacher.
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It’s the nature of a financial crisis to force short-term decisions that beggar the future — whether it’s cashing in a retirement fund, IRS penalties and all, or floating an expensive payday loan.
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Olympic speed skater and "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Apolo Ohno will sign his new book "Zero Regrets" at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Barnes & Noble in Redding.
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Today in history: Nov. 27, 2010
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Almost 15 years ago, Martha Worrell took her 10-year-old daughter, Kelly, to an American Indian powwow at Shasta College, where she noticed Kelly’s instant fascination with the rabbit furs, feet and skins.
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A husband-and-wife team that for two decades has built a successful mobile-phone business is reviving a plant nursery that was a Redding landmark for more than 50 years.
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For the month of November, the Redding Area Bus Authority, KRCR-TV, Rabobank and KCNR Radio are partnering to salute the veterans of Shasta County.
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Each year as the holiday season approaches, I recall one case that I worked while I was a CHP investigator in the early 1990s.
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Officers on Friday night arrested a suspect after a report that someone died after being intentionally run over with a vehicle in Douglas City.
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California Highway Patrol officers and Shasta County sheriff’s deputies converged on an area near Sims Road south of Dunsmuir on Friday afternoon after finding the Oldsmobile that may be involved in Redding teen Jean Marie Berlinghoff’s disappearance.
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A day after three homes were destroyed by separate fires in the Redding area, the families affected by the blazes were beginning to look for answers.
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Landowners with contracts under the Williamson Act may be able to pare down their contracts if Shasta County supervisors decide to implement a new state law.
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Here’s your chance to pick up one of those green Forest Service pickups.
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On a 300-acre farm just west of Orland, hundreds of rescued domesticated animals live out their days eating healthy foods and resting in shady pastures and in large barns.
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Laptop computers and flat-screen TVs were among the must-have purchases as north state shoppers flocked to area stores early Friday to gobble up post-Thanksgiving “Black Friday” door-busting deals.
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The California Highway Patrol, Trinity and Humboldt county sheriff’s offices tonight are investigating a possible murder in Douglas City, northeast of Hayfork.
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Are you among the 23 million Americans that suffer from acid reflux symptoms (like chronic heartburn) at least twice a week? If so, it is time to see your doctor. Before you make your appointment, check what you know about this condition.
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The Simpson University Marketing Department announced the winners of the four iPads that were given away following the Let’s Play Ball Pepsi Refresh Project.
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New Release: "A Christmas Tune" by EHM Eleventhourmessengers is now available for download. The perfect digital stocking stuffer! Feel warm and cozy as you set the holiday mood with this Contemporary Christian Christmas song. Ringtone at: http://m.myxer.com/11THHOUR
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2nd Annual Winter Lights Bus Tour - A Holiday Lights Display you won't want to miss.
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Come enjoy the beautiful holiday music of the Nutcracker Suite and Five Christmas Carols along with other Christmas classics.
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Simpson University for Seniors is accepting students for January classes now until the end of the year.
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Shasta County Women’s Ministry will host Women of Faith speaker, singer & author, Sheila Walsh on Friday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 5 at Redding Christian Fellowship.
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All Saints' Episcopal Church is hosting a holiday open house to help raise money for more community projects.
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Redding City Councilman Leonard Moty (left) and John Pappas (right) attend flagpole dedication at Happy Valley Community Foundation on November 11th.
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John Pappas, Board President of the Happy Valley Community Foundation and Vietnam Combat Veteran, raises the recently dedicated Flagpole at the Happy Valley Community Foundation this past Veterans Day.
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THE ARTICLE REFERED TO ABOVE. 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 “flotati
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This campaign runs from Nov. 26 to Dec. 26 and it raises funds to provide assistance to thousands of LOCAL children and families, plus this is the major fundraiser of the year for your local Salvation Army and the many programs they offer, all to our local community. The need is greater than ever before this year. All it
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Local group continues efforts to provide long term housing for victims of domestic abuse.
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Gallery833, a new gallery at 833 Mistletoe Lane near Marie Callendar's restaurant, will be offering rushed shoppers a place to get some peace and coffee or hot chocolate over Thanksgiving weekend.
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Multicultural spiritual event benefits local food banks and encourages diversity of faith!
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Hunt family at the Turkey Trot
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Enterprise High School can Dance! Hip Hop Dance Crew pops and locks first place!
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California Highway Patrol officers and Shasta County sheriff’s deputies converged on an area near Sims Road south of Dunsmuir this afternoon after finding the Oldsmobile that may have been carrying missing Redding teen Jean Marie Berlinghoff.
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Holiday-theme events are on tap.
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig shares some of his favorite garden books.
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Larry Weber used a cottage he visited in Scotland as inspiration for the design of his Shingletown home. The unique farmhouse is filled with interesting antiques.
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Fire blight is a bacterial disease that's carried from one plant to another by bees.
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The mystery IOOF Hall was once located in Fall River Mills. "DR" correctly guessed it at 10:39 a.m. and becomes our winner! Congratulations DR! And thank you River City Java for providing our winners with those two great prizes each...
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Snowshoeing in Lassen Park. From the beginning of Andrea Sachs' feature: On a wintry evening outside Lassen Volcanic National Park in northeast California, I walked alone on a snow-packed trail lit by a round, plump moon. The stars overhead sparkled...
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According to real estate agent Skip Murphy. Click here. to have a gander....
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As part of the United Way of Northern California, Golden Umbrella addresses needs in the community, and they are focused on the needs of our Senior Community. They are doing a great job…and the following is an excerpt from their web page www.goldenumbrella.org Health, Nutrition, and Our Daily Meals The
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At this time in my life  I am fortunate in many ways. I am doing work that I dreamed up, making it real and actually selling some of it. That long time goal — to bring something from the fecund “nothing” — is being met, a little or a lot everyday. I am making it [...]
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This lovely photo is actually of the least expensive of the Top 10 Most Expensive homes for sale around here. These are not all in Redding, but not far away. One of them has a neat business in the form of a cable wakeboarding facility we featured a wh
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CERRITOS, Calif. (AP) — The Black Friday shopping orgy got a little nasty in Southern California.
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Laptop computers and flat-screen TVs were among the must-have purchases as north state shoppers flocked to area stores early this morning to gobble up post-Thanksgiving “Black Friday” door-busting deals. With temperatures hovering around 30 degrees, eager customers swung around the back of Best Buy on Hilltop Drive in R
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Travelin’ in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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Retail results will be the big media story today, but my memory will be of the lovely sunrise that greeted Redding shoppers this morning. No discount required.
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Where was this IOOF Hall? Hint: It was destroyed by fire in 1936. Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! Today's contest requires the winner to name the town where it was located. If you're the first person to...
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In an effort to avoid the holiday traps of consumerism, excessive gorging, and the clouding of the true Christmas Message, I have a 4 week challenge for any who feel the desire to experience a Christma
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“Black Friday” and “Doorbuster” have different meanings in foreclosureland than they do in other retail. This one caught our eye for the 3 p
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Today's high should be about 52 degrees, and skies are expected to be mostly sunny until around 4 p.m., when there will be a 30 percent chance of rain.
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Family 23 is a single mother with six children, working but — no surprise here — barely making ends meet.
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It’s a lame-duck session. Time is running out. Unemployment is high, the economy is dangerously weak and, with five weeks to go, no one knows what tax they’ll be paying on everything from income to dividends to death when the current rates expire Jan. 1. And what is the president demanding that Congress pass
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Three Shasta County families lost their homes on Thanksgiving.
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Today in History: Nov. 26, 2010
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The Redding City Council will once again consider asking management to accept curtailed retirement benefits.
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Less than a week after someone stole a battalion chief’s bright red SUV — complete with the red-light bar on top and the Cottonwood Fire Protection District logo on the side — on Thursday morning the fire department reported another theft.
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The final ballot tally from the recent Redding City Council election produced a shuffle in the standings of the union-backed challengers — but no change in the overall result.
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Three children in Shingletown gave their parents and local law enforcement officials a scare on Thanksgiving afternoon when they went out to play and didn’t come back.
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PARADISE — The Foothill High School football team couldn’t add another section title.
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A record number of people woke up early and braved chilly weather on Thanksgiving morning to participate in Redding’s 25th annual Shasta Regional Medical Center Turkey Trot foot race.
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The prep football season is officially in the books and the section winners are relishing their victories over the Thanksgiving break.
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Firefighters this evening responded to a mobile home fire on Hidden Valley Drive in Jones Valley.
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A trio of children in Shingletown gave their parents and local law enforcement officials a scare on Thanksgiving afternoon when they went out to play and didn't come back.
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Less than a week after someone stole a battalion chief’s bright red SUV — complete with the red-light bar on top and the Cottonwood Fire Protection District logo on the side — this morning the fire department reported another theft.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Eureka man who allegedly sent a letter threatening to kill President Barack Obama.
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I listened to part of a cooking show on NPR this morning. The funniest two segments:They asked for funniest Thanksgiving disasters. A woman called in and told this story: They had a bulldog who was outside and got wet. The kids brought the dog in the house and she told them to put the dog in the kitchen because
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A record number of people woke up early and braved chilly weather on Thanksgiving morning to participate in Redding’s 25th annual Shasta Regional Medical Center Turkey Trot foot race.
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 After escaping from a Siberian labor camp in the wake of World War II, German soldier Clemens Forell (Bernhard Bettermann) makes his way toward his wife and children, traveling more than 8,000 miles over the co
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This has made its way around the internet, appearing first on Awkward Family Photos. It may or may not be true, but it is funny. This is allegedly a letter sent last year from Control Freak From Hell "Marney" to the victims guests at Thanksgiving, telling them what to br
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Black Friday is the high feast day of our thing-centered cult-ure By Carson Weber The English term "culture" is derived from the Latin cultus: worship or reverence.  It's a mode of
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At Nello's Place last evening owner Jim Dad said his all-important December bookings were up over last year. The worst may be over, he said (fingers crossed). Yours Truly was in Sonoma earlier this month and the restaurant's around the...
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(The print version, anyway.) I sent this pic in to illustrate Gironda's ginormous Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, newly added to the menu. That's kitchen manager Andrea Baker....
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Gratitude is the antidote. It is a specific against a variety of diseases, from something as vague as the discontents of civilization to something as specific as personal grief - but gratitude is the antidote. Thanksgiving is the holiday of gratitude, and I am always willing to celebrate it. We are told frequent
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The United Way of Northern California is a great organization serving 58 agencies throughout the North State. It is a privilege to be associated with this fine organization and I look forward to the challenges facing us as we address the needs of various communities. Check us out at www.norcalunitedway.org or g
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Invest In What Matters. Results Are Measured In Changed Lives. Today’s United Way focuses on addressing the underlying causes of community issues—why problems exist. United Way supports programs that are not just “stop gap” measures, but ultimately preventative ones that create real and lasting change b
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A DUI checkpoint on Placer Street in Redding netted no arrests Wednesday night.
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A Bella Vista family lost their home early Thanksgiving morning.
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Lassen Peak, as seen in yesterday evening's waning sunlight Today we offer our immense gratitude to our viewers and folks we’ve met through FDotD. Thank you so much! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family from F
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What: Story Time at Barnes & Noble with the cast of Redding City Ballet’s Nutcracker When: Saturday (Nov. 27), 10 a.m. Where: Redding Barnes & Noble It’s story time with the cast of Redding City Ballet’s Nutcracker. Characters arrive at 10 a.m. Meet the mice, the Rat
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The Pink House barely resembles the house I shared with you in Pink House Chronicles Part 2, and it’s a night-and-day difference from the place you saw in
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James Santos’ “A Cascade Christmas” has become a holiday force of nature—so much so that the song-and-dance spectacular is back for its seventh season even though Santos has moved on to further his professional dance career.
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The cold weather is a-comin'. So go ahead: put on those sweaters, grab your date or a couple friends, head down to Market Street Steakhouse and cozy up to the bar.
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It may be the best pizza deal in town -- the new authentic Chicago-style deep-dish pizza at Gironda’s Restaurant and Bar. You may find yourself full after only one or two slices.
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Artist Troy Hawkins, affectionately known as "Mr. Troy" to legions of summer art camp students, is also an adult creativity coach, instructor and painter. His "Cerulean Gypsy" line of unique, found object jewelry is known in the blogosphere on etsy.com, the international website for all things
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1. A Cascade Christmas 3 and 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Dec. 4; 7 p.m. Dec. 2; 8 p.m. Dec. 3 and 4 at the Cascade Theatre, 1731 Market St., Redding. Theme is global holiday celebrations. Admission $15-$17. Go to www.cascadetheatre.org. Call 243-8877 or 243-8886.
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Having a particular reason to be thankful is almost beside the point.
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My family, as it happens, took the bus to Grandma’s this Thanksgiving. But our choice of transportation had nothing to do with anxiety about leering security screeners or fear of pat-downs.
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Redding firefighters responded late this evening to a house fire that apparently spread to a second home.
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With the surge, [the Afhgan war] will cost the U.S. taxpayers nearly $100 billion per year, a sum roughly seven times larger than Afghanistan's annual gross national product (GNP) of $14 billion and greater than the total annual cost of...
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Lassen defended its Northern Section Division II football title with a 35-14 victory over host Wheatland, while Hayfork beat Butte Valley 46-6 to win the 8-man football crown for a second straight year.
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Foothill falls to host Paradise 29-7 in the Northern Section Division I football title game.
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Police and fire crews are responding to the Circle K on Shasta Dam Boulevard in Shasta Lake tonight on two separate calls.
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On any given Monday morning, people living along Dugby Hill Drive in Redding might hear the whir of sewing machines. They will also hear friendly laughter and chatter of friends who have sewn up 150 stockings and Christmas gift bags for Christmas.
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More than 1,000 people went to the Good News Rescue Mission in Redding on Wednesday for the 13th annual Thanksgiving Banquet, where rounds of guests were served a free meal every hour from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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He heard about it from a buddy who knew this boxer. "Jumping rope ... what's the big deal," Len Cucinotta thought on that fateful day back in 1975. "It seemed like a good way to get a little exercise."
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With Redding teenager Jean Marie Berlinghoff still missing two weeks after she disappeared, the Shasta County Sheriff's Office announced today that it has coordinated with the California Highway Patrol to place a message about the case on Changeable Message Signs (CMS) on highways in 13 Northern California counties. While
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Fat Boy's Rotisserie % Sandwiches has opened a second restaurant inside Need 2 Speed in downtown Redding.
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Hello again, I'm back and still hanging in there. I don't know whether anyone noticed but it suddenly got cold, wet and dark really early.
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Most anyone who's been there will tell you being a parent can be one tough job. With that and Shasta County's high child-maltreatment rates in mind, an assortment of agencies and professionals is working together to offer parenting information and support from a public health perspective.
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A Redding family is homeless after a fire destroyed their home -- and their day care business -- late Tuesday night.
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In 1910: Sheriff Montgomery drove out of Redding and headed for the Cove country in response to an urgent message from the Northern California Power Co.'s powerhouse crew near Shingletown who said a crazy man was at large there. No one seemed to know the wanderer's name.
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Could your health be getting whipped by your cream topping?
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of O-blood. BloodSource is in need of O- and A- donors.
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Voices of Faith — Nov. 27, 2010 Is it appropriate to characterize all faith or belief systems as religions?
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North state temperatures were cold this morning, though not nearly as frigid as forecast.
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Obama as McArthur blowing bubbles. Huh? Can anyone explain the gag -- or the point -- in this cartoon to me?...
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Mobile message signs along Northern California highways will be alerting motorists on the busiest travel holiday of the year to be on the lookout for a car carrying a missing Redding teen.
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Need a Thanksgiving grace? I'm sure Judge Eaton wouldn't mind if you "borrowed" the grace he said at the Carr Ranch Thanksgiving dinner in 1996: Judge Eaton's Thanksgiving Grace 1996 God of all Creation, who rulest cloud and sun...
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Here’s a unique property in taxpayer hands as a
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Heard Mayor Patrick Jones on KCNR this morning say the city council, in closed session on Dec. 7, will discuss asking city management to start paying their portion of their CalPERS retirement. Jones also said the council will kick around...
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Interesting to read the little gems that surface in trade publications like AISHealth.com, which reports on what the Republicans' takeover of the House might mean for Medicare Advantage plans: In the House, the GOP players to watch will be Reps....
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Judy Maxwell, widow of Discovery Village developer Jim Maxwell, e-mails: Christmas is definitely moving to Dana!!! Downtown did not want it as I understand, and I jumped on the opportunity. It is such a spectacular display and we felt that...
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Hi! Just wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! We have so much to be grateful for this year. Although we didn't expect to bring home a horse the day we went to observe the round ups, we...
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DATE: 11/23/10  TIME: 1500 CASE#10-77283   On 11/19/10 at about 9:45 PM there was a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision at Railroad and Grandview Avenue. The injured pedestrian has been identified as Chad Clarence Keiser- Todd, 18 of Anderson. Todd sustained severe injuries, is still
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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day and I look forward to relaxing with family. A turkey sits in the fridge. I made stuffing number one yesterday after a long work day. Carrot cake is the plan-ahead offering for today. We will have pumpkin pie. I am thinking of making a dish of yams and sweet potatoes of [...]
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Happy Thanksgiving!
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are advance, pander and shuffle. Something short and, well, not so sweet.PenitenceHe shuffles on aging legs, the soles of his shoes making a shish-shish sound from the course sandpaper he’s glued there. T
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A freeze watch remains in effect for the north state today as a cold front continues to grip the area. The frigid weather set a record low overnight at Redding Municipal Airport with a temperature of 27, according to the National Weather Service. The old record was 28, which was set in 2007. The high today is expected t
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From Dottie Smith's account of the first nighttime historical walk at the Parkville Pioneer Cemetery. From the Anderson Valley Post: Sheriff Tom Bosenko stood waiting at the graves of his Bosenko ancestors who were sheep ranchers and also owners of...
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On Sunday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m., The Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet will perform at Redding’s Old City Hall as part of the Dave Short’s Jazz at Old City Hall series. This group features some of the finest young jazz musicians from all over the country. Trumpeter Nick Frenay was with the group last year, and the
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A Cascade Christmas, a holiday dance revue performed by The Dance Project, opens this week. Below: the cast’s Sunday dress rehearsal at the Cascade Theatre in Redding. Michael Burke is a Redding-bas
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If you’re Danny McAlister, Food Services Manager for the Good News Rescue Mission, forget Thanksgiving morning coffee cake or a leisurely cup of French roast. By 2 a.m. today, Danny and a crew of 300 volunteers will have been out of their flannel pajamas and up to their elbows in stuffing and yams. They are expec
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Those wanting to catch the holiday spirit will get a hefty dose from the seventh annual “A Cascade Christmas,” as Santa Claus guides them around the world to see how other cultures celebrate winter holidays.
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Air decanted over Yukon tundra is invading Northern California.
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With record low temperatures expected last night and this morning, we'd like to know how cold it is where you are and what kinds of problems those sub-freezing temps might be causing.
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Discarded cigarette ash into a trash can is being blamed for a house fire late Tuesday night that caused about $210,000 in damage, investigators said this morning.
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West Valley gets swept by Notre Dame Belmont in the Northern California prep volleyball playoffs at home on Tuesday.
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Foothill travels to Paradise to take on Bobcats for the Division I section title on Wednesday.
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Last year at this time, the Paradise Bobcats and their coach Rick Prinz were looking to make a little history. A win over their opponent, the Enterprise Hornets, would have given Prinz his 100th career win and made him the winningest coach, percentage wise, in Northern Section history
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>The Shasta College women's basketball team notched its first win of the season with a 75-53 victory over Yuba in the Knights' home opener on Tuesday
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Q: A friend I haven't seen in awhile is coming for a visit and she is now a vegan. What should I have on hand for the visit? A: Vegans don't eat any type of animal products -- that means no meat, fish, dairy or eggs. Some vegans also exclude honey and foods that are processed with animal products, including refin
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Somewhere on the road to its estimated 500 million users, Facebook changed — indeed, cheapened — the meaning of the word “friend.”
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No country has better airport security than Israel — and no country needs it more, since Israel is the most hated target of Islamic extremist terrorists. Yet, somehow, Israeli airport security people don’t have to strip passengers naked electronically or have strangers feeling their private parts.
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Redding firefighters are responding this evening to a house fire that apparently spread to a second home.
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Those taking to the skies for the Thanksgiving weekend travels should take care — most of the seats out of Redding’s Municipal Airport have been gobbled up, and those arriving in Redding from LAX are already full.
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With record low temperatures expected tonight, we'd like to know how cold it is where you are and what kinds of problems those sub-freezing temps might be causing.
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Halloween is a distant memory, but the smell of pumpkin pervades the winter holidays as cooks bake pies, breads and other dishes featuring this autumn gourd. Record Searchlight readers have submitted a number of recipes featuring pumpkin. A sampling is below. You can find more on Redding.com.
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A 34-year-old man struck by a train Monday night in Redding died this morning at Mercy Medical Center, it was announced this afternoon by the Shasta County coroner's office.
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The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a freeze watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday night through Thursday morning (Nov. 23-25) for the Sacramento Valley, Delta and northern San Joaquin Val
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A 51-year-old Shasta Lake man whose 11-year-old daughter drowned in Clear Creek during a summer kayak accident may learn next week when he will stand trial on felony child endangerment charges.
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A couple weeks back, while showing a home in Redding, a buyer tossed out this question as he was eyeing the seller’s boat parked under a canopy in the backyard. He was surprised when I told him that was not a good idea. In fact, I give my clients this same advice even if they are asking about the fridge, washer an
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It’s cold. Way too cold for this thin-blooded California boy. I throw on a sweatshirt when the temperature drops below 70. Below freezing? Just get me to the tropics, will ya? But we’ll get through this cold snap and the rest of winter just fine if we use our brains and remain prepared for the worst.
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The Anderson man who suffered critical injuries in Redding Friday night when he was hit by a suspected drunken driver has been identified today.
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We are, of course. But we're actually 40th on this list. Who knew that the Vatican was the one and true "immigrant nation" (h/t jh)...
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Police, fire and medical personnel are responding to Hartnell Avenue and Parkview Avenue in Redding this afternoon for a possible hit-and-run accident.
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Here are a few ways to protect tender plants from freezing temperatures.
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Facebook, it's a sort of "high school reunion from a safe distance". Since I never graduated from high school, I missed out on much of the social perks of the "reunion" gala and all that goes with that camaraderie that one should experience through high school and into the college years and beyond. While most have memori
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Your friendly local Fire Department has a warning for Thanksgiving Day. "Deep frying a turkey is very dangerous." I've never given that increasingly popular method a try --- lots and lots of boiling oil involved....
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Asks CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera in the wake of reports that the SEC is preparing a big insider-trading case. Excerpts: The response I often get is that it is "unfair" for one investor to have more information than another investor--that...
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Air decanted over Yukon tundra has put the Pacific Northwest into a deep freeze and is invading Northern California this morning.
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We like the main image provided of this FDotD in French Gulch. Kind of says it all. There are more images of the interior of this
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Catching my daily five minutes of Limbaugh on my way to work, the radioman's monologue was about the enhanced airport screening and how we need to do more profiling. How hard is this? he asked. Male Arab Muslim's committed the...
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List of support groups in the North State.
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The Boston Globe's "Big Picture" blog has a selection of photos from National Geographic's phot contest. Wow. I'll let the pictures speak their 1,000 words. Hat tip, Trout Underground....
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The snippet above is from a flyer for the Dec. 3 screening of "What in the world are they spraying?" at the Sequoia Middle School's McLaughlin Auditorium. The new documentary on "geo-engineering" starts at 6 p.m.(it's free). The part filmed...
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Despite tough scheduling -- up against Game 2 of the World Series -- a sour economy and a one-year hiatus in 2009, the revived Celebrity Soup Kitchen managed to raise $15,000 last month. That's "almost a record," says an announcement...
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... but can you make him eat? An initiative led by Michelle Obama aims to find out. From Grist, which confirms that, yes, the announcement was made yesterday: First Lady Michelle Obama is expected to announce on Monday a...
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Newtown was another of Shasta County's original 1849 gold mining settlements. It was located approximately one mile north of Buckeye. When it existed, it was tucked in with Churntown and Buckeye. Like so many other gold mining camps/settlements, when the...
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The driver of a vehicle that plowed into a power pole this morning on Bowman Road at Sebastian Court in Tehama County is suspected of driving under the influence of drugs.
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A woman was injured this morning when the vehicle she was driving was broadsided by full-sized pickup in Anderson. The accident was first reported around 8:20 a.m. at Stingy Lane and North Street, according to dispatch reports.
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Redding firm Nichols Melburg & Rossetto designed Temecula's new $66 million civic center, which is slated to open next month. The complex incorporates some early California features. "We took some of the best of Southern Californian architecture and reinterpreted it in a contemporary way," s
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The California Highway Patrol is stopping northbound traffic on Highway 97 in Siskiyou County at the Grass Lake Rest Area due to white out conditions on Dorris Hill, according to the California Department of Transportation. CalTrans is in area with snow removal operations.
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My own meme invention, a Fiction in 58 is an amuse-bouche of a story; a quick little bite.MetroFrustration spreads across his face, a crimson blossom. He speaks in clipped sentences, pleading for passage. The transit worker grits her teeth. She’s had enough and puts a hand up to his c
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The Redding Rancheria has added a golf course to its growing real estate portfolio. River Bend Golf Club off South Bonnyview Road in Redding has been sold to the tribe, Rancheria CEO Tracy Edwards said in an e-mail to the Record Searchlight late Monday.
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Bitter cold will grip the north state over the next few days. The National Weather Service has posted a freeze warning as a cold, dry mass originating from western Canada drops southward into Northern California today. Highs in Redding today will struggle to break the mid-40s. The overnight low is expected to dip into the l
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REDDING - Two of California’s traffic safety partners, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Caltrans, are teaming up to drive home an important message to all motorists traveling in the north state this winter: be prepared for upcoming storms.  Information on winter driving, chain controls and access to traffic
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My pink house isn’t finished enough yet for me to host a meal, so it’s th
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In October, my husband Richard and I celebrated our marriage with a honeymoon in Italy. It was our first trip to Europe. It was the adventure of a lifetime. We created our own itinerary, which included seeing four cities in 10 days: Naples, Rome, Florence and Venice. Richard and I learned the basics of the Italian
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In the midst of the fall election-season headlines, the single best California budget move of the last few years got almost no public attention.
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Ten years after the city of Redding crafted the Downtown Redding Specific Plan, it is launching an update that will reflect new priorities and new realities on the street.
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It’s the Al and Erskine Show — part comedy and part “Fright Night,” with a pinch of predicted fiscal Armageddon added for good measure. If this economic vaudeville team has its way, Americans will be tightening their belts for some time or face national financial ruin, not to mention the loss of w
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The trial of a Cottonwood-area sister and brother charged in the beating of a then 7-year-old boy last December was postponed Monday in Shasta County Superior Court until Jan. 19.
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In 1910: Prices were about the same this year as last for turkeys. The householder was paying 35 cents a pound, dressed, for the best grade.
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Redding Sunrise Rotary has delivered 275 dictionaries to third-graders in the Gateway Unified School District.
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Holiday travelers had some anxious moments Monday when a SkyWest plane flying from Redding to San Francisco returned to the airport for an emergency landing after an indicator light in the cockpit signaled smoke in the cargo hold.
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RED BLUFF —A well-known Red Bluff man and his son-in-law arrested on pot charges last year will have to wait two more weeks before entering a plea after their court hearing was continued Monday.
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Christmas cheer is on tap for hundreds of area families this year as the Adopt-A-Family project gears up for its 18th season.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of eight Western sites that will be used to study the vulnerability of the pika, a small, burrowing animal related to the rabbit.
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An Anderson man who suffered critical injuries in Redding Friday night when he was hit by a suspected drunken driver is improving and is expected to recover from his injuries, a Redding police spokesman said Monday.
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During the past year, about two of every 10 new vehicles sold at Chico Volkswagen have been to customers traveling north of Red Bluff.
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Put away the umbrella and pull out the parka. The northern Sacramento Valley could be in for a record chill tonight into early Wednesday as skies clear and cold, Canadian air settles over the region.
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North Valley Bancorp in Redding lost $7.6 million in the third quarter, compared with a net income of $684,000 for the same period a year ago.
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Three area girls recorded top finishes at the USATF Pacific Association Youth Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships in Folsom on Sunday.
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A bicyclist suffered major injuries this evening after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Riverland Drive south of Knighton Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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After a few weeks alone on a lake (except for one weekend when my husband joined me), I was happy to be going back to "civilization" hungry for the people and the life I love.
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The birth pangs of a new sport up here in Siskiyou County are on, and it's sometimes painful. Young women in helmets and kneepads are careening into walls and tumbling on the hard concrete floor of the Dunsmuir Community Building as they block, jam and pivot their way through the rigors of women's roller derby.
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See who was at what recent local event.
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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 — It was getting low and clear early last week until the front came in, bringing the water up and moving the fish that had been holding in the lower river upstream, and bringing in more
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Back in September we all heard the short version of what was happening to a Father and his toddler aged daughter at the hands of this corrupt "CPS" and family court system on the evening newsmaker show with Steve Gibson on KQMS.To recap, the mother of Ken Gilchrist's daughter accused .Gilchrist of molesting his own da
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies who stopped a Red Bluff man on a bicycle early Saturday for not having proper lighting say they found a dagger in his pants pocket.
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From the Bee: It wasn't discussions of sustainability, irrigation techniques or cattle breeds that had dozens of farmers busily scribbling notes in Davis on Saturday. It was the intricacies of hashtags, followers and status updates that pulled them out of...
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Two Red Bluff residents were jailed Saturday on suspicion of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia possession.
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The criminal trial of a Cottonwood-area sister and brother charged in the beating of a then 7-year-old boy last December was postponed this morning in Shasta County Superior Court until Jan. 19.
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In August 2010, Lee and Dorothy Gitchel along with their daughter Sheila and son-in-law Dana Ramsey celebrated Lee and Dorothy’s 50th wedding anniversary together with Sheila and Dana’s 25th on an RV road trip starting in Prospect, Ore., the town where Lee and Dorothy first met and lived. They had a dinner at the his
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Robin Hartwick of Bella Vista and Levi Stroing of Red Bluff were married Oct. 23, 2010, at the Turtle Bay Museum in Redding. A reception followed at Mercy Oaks. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David W. Hartwick, both of Bella Vista. She earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from CSU Chico
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Cathy Zehnle and Keith Mundy, both of Sacramento, were married Aug. 7, 2010, at the family home in El Dorado Hills. An outdoors reception followed at the family home. The Rev. Dr. Craig Mundy officiated. The bride is the daughter of Cregg and Claudine Zehnle, both of Redding. She is a graduate of Anderson High Sc
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Rebeccah Burkholder and Sean Hofer, both of Arcata, were married March 3, 2010, at the home of the bride’s father in Boerne, Texas. It was followed by a reception in the home. The Rev. Ken Harris officiated. The bride is the daughter of Robert Burkholder of Boerne, Texas, and Catherine Reedy, of San Antonio, Te
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Kellie Corbisiero and Jeff Dees, both of Sacramento, were married Sept. 18, 2010, at the La Provence Restaurant and Terrace in Roseville. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Dianna Corbisiero, both of Redding. She graduated from Shasta High in 2002, Humboldt State in 2006 with a bachelor’s in psychology and j
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Heidi Elsea and Monte Stewart, both of Anderson, are engaged to be married at the Scout Hall in Anderson River Park on March 26, 2011. The bride is the daughter of Tammy Adecover, of Anderson. The groom is the son of Mike Stewart, of Oroville.
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A SkyWest plane flying this morning from Redding to San Francisco returned to the airport for an emergency landing after an indicator light signaling smoke in the cargo hold went off in the cockpit.
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I've written about this same meteor before. See my blog of 11-2-2010. I just found this even more interesting information. It is from a scrapbook compiled by Bertha Maynard who taught school in Shasta County for 50 years and was...
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***ANOTHER COLD STORM TO MOVE THROUGH LATER TODAY ***HARD FREEZE IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHTS*** Click here for latest infrared satellite animation Click here for
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So I’m sitting on a park bench in Central Park, eating a whole wheat bagel (toasted) with a schmear of walnut/raisin cream cheese, Trinity sitting on the grass next to me, when weatherman Al Roker power-jobs by and s
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Here's a clever calculator posted by the online New York Times, which estimates the financial results of either renting or buying a home. You can plug in some assumptions and see how it works out over time. I like that it fac
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We love FDotD images where the car door is evident in the photo. Too much bother to actually get out of the car to take the shot. The seller is okay with that single supplied image for marketing pur
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While the mountains that surround us turn white with snow it’s all about deep breaths and carrying on at DarcyArts. Midway through this holiday crafting season I think I finally understand the popularity of the “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster. My inner monologue sounds a lot like this: “Must keep mov
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Chains or snow tires are still required on some mountain roads in the north state. In Shasta County on Highway 44, chains are required on single-axle vehicles towing trailers from Viola to eight miles west of Old Station, according to the California Department of Transportation.
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More cold weather and rain will move into the valley later today with low snow levels once again in the foothills surrounding the northern Sacramento Valley. The rain is expected to hit late this afternoon. Periods of moderate to heavy snowfall will accompany the fronts as they pass over the mountains, according
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What: A Cascade Christmas When: Nov. 26 - Dec. 4 Where: Cascade Theatre; Tickets available here. Now in its 7th season, this holiday stage production has become a tradition for family and friends, playing to sol
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What: Turkey Trot celebrates 25th anniversary When: Thanksgiving Day, 7:45 a.m. Register here. Where: Benton Drive, Redding Shasta Regional Medical Center will kick off Thanksgiving Day with a bang with its annual Turkey Trot. This year
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What: Mercy Hospice offers “Light up a Life Celebration” When: Dec. 5, 2:30 p.m. Where: Mercy Medical Center Redding lower level auditoriums The holiday season can be a particularly difficult time for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. To honor and celebrate the
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Entries due November 26, 2010 HOLIDAY SYMBOLS is the theme for December 2010. Here’s how it works: Send us a digital image of your favorite HOLIDAY SYMBOL artwork. This contest is for 2-D art only. Mediums accepted: watercolor, oils, acrylic, gouache, mixed media, photo
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Nihilism: A total rejection of established laws and institutions; Anarchy or other revolutionary activity. If you had stumbled into the Cascade on the first Wednesday this month, you might have thought nihilists had taken control of the theater. Bearded men in bathrobes, bowlers in purple jumpsuits, seduc
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I have listened and read with interest of the recent release of Burma (Myanmar) opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Revising the length of an elected official’s term will inevitably give rise to accusations of political intrigue. City councils and school boards should certainly not make a habit of it.
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Health care reform — the bulk of which doesn’t take effect until 2014 — has prompted one north state restaurateur to put his expansion plans on hold.
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It felt almost cold enough at times on Sunday in Redding to snow.
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Big changes to Medicare’s prescription drug program, or Part D, will affect thousands of seniors in Shasta County in 2011.
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Businessman-Realtor Ron Largent is the new executive director of United Way of Northern California.
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Fresh off another section crown, the Eagles have one more home game to celebrate.
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Shasta College’s wrestlers beat Lassen Community College 36-9 in a dual meet last week.
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One of the oldest holiday craft fairs in Redding attracted hundreds of shoppers Sunday who wanted to get a jump on Christmas or bring home a few special baked treats for Thanksgiving Day.
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Today in History: Nov. 22, 2010
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Can China or India boast of anything like this? From the Wall Street Journal: A record 15 million people around the world this year entered America's green-card lottery, an immigration program that offers a quick path to legal, permanent U.S....
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I. LOVE. THIS. If this happened here there'd be police called and hysterics and "did they get a permit?" and who knows what else, maybe people rounded up and interrogated. I love it.
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Palomino and Honey Bandit aken a few months ago. Sitting here listening to the rain, it is quiet inside. Honey Bandit is finishing his milk pellets and DaBubbles is standing under the heat lamp. Patches is waiting to come back...
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RED BLUFF - Two Red Bluff men were arrested this morning after a veterinary clinic was broken into and burglarized, police reported.
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So about three years ago I rented my mother's house out to my cousins. (First mistake.) I gave them a really good deal on the rent. (Second mistake.)They have been less than conscientious about paying rent. They're also slobs, leaving fast food wrappers, disposable water bottles, etc. around t
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A series of four small earthquakes shook the Shingletown and Viola areas Saturday night and early today, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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A cold winter-like system will continue to bring rain today to Redding and the north state, as well as snow to the mountains and the foothills, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature in Redding is expected to be near 46 degrees, while tonight’s low should be around 36 deg
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A lovely custom donut request — lilac icing with sprinkles – from my best customer down under. She also requested a chocolate donut with white icing and chocolate sprinkles. Luckily I found a good bead for chocolate sprinkles over at the Beadman on Park Marina Drive. I’m not really sure what the beads are
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Phil Fountain is a carto
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Our Parish Christmas Card  (Photo by Mackenzie Kearns) For so many, Thanksgiving is such a special time of year, probably because of families uniting and for giving thanks for all t
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This coming week, many of us will gather with family and loved ones to celebrate Thanksgiving. For some, that family is composed of teenage parents and their young child. It is an image far too common here.
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Dr. Craig Kraffert, a dermatologist who is one of the Redding physicians whose name turned up in a recently compiled database of doctors who’d taken payments from pharmaceutical companies to give presentations on particular drugs, doesn’t mince words about the federal lawsuits that forced the disclosure.
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If any evidence is needed that California Republicans remain brain dead about their problems with the growing non-white vote in this state, there is the move by far right GOPers to repeal the 14th Amendment and deny citizenship to American-born children of illegal immigrants.
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Critics of the recently completed study of the prospect of contracting out some of Redding’s park maintenance to cut costs complain that it was a one-sided effort in which the city staff, to nobody’s surprise, essentially ratified the status quo.
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This letter is in response to recent articles in your newspaper and the public forum regarding the California Highway Patrol’s assistance to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Department in the ongoing investigation of missing teen Jean Marie Berlinghoff.
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Since taking this job three and a half years ago, I’ve heard one thing more often than anything else: “You’re awfully young for an editor.”
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Some dog owners are angered by Haven Humane Society’s licensing process, saying they have had to pay late fees for license renewals they received.
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ANDERSON — Community members of all faiths came together Saturday to celebrate Thanksgiving and one of the most important holidays in Sikhism, the birthday of founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
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Charles Berlinghoff’s whereabouts and those of his young niece are as mysterious to many of his family members as the strange turns his life took during a decade-long absence.
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Last winter I was cleaning out our hall closet when I discovered a ton of candles that we had received as wedding gifts 14 years earlier. We had boxes of mixed tapers and tea lights that had only managed to come out for special occasions here and there over the years. Those candles were begging for some use, so I pulled so
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Dear Straight Talk: I love my little sister but I hate being around her. We are complete opposites and she has everything I have — plus looks, friends, and sports and musical talent. (Even the songs we bought on iTunes were on her account!) When we hang out as a family, I often feel outclassed and inferior, and her s
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When it comes to standing in line at 3 in the morning to get a good deal, savvy Nerd Chicks do everything possible to plan ahead. There are some great websites available to view the Black Friday deals online, before the ads arrive at your door. Use these online tools to strategize so you can conquer the sales like a pro.
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When your hard drive dies, there always comes the question of how best to move its data onto your new computer and what to do with the old hard drive.
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Dear Debt Adviser: Student loan rates for borrowing are at an all-time low. Is there a company that will refinance student loan debt at a fixed rate? We have not missed a payment in three years, but I’m fearful that future rate bumps will send the interest through the roof.
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Assuming last week’s column gave you some great ideas for your Thanksgiving feast, let’s examine Thanksgiving decorating, leftovers and fun, useful after-dinner activities (besides football, of course).
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Q: Is it legal to have a loaded firearm in a parked vehicle while hunting?
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When company comes, nothing gets done. That was an adage in my youth but Fran says times have changed — especially when our friend Ed is in town for a visit. That’s when things get done.
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There’s no sugarcoating it: Teenagers looking to make a little extra cash this holiday season are in for a battle.
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Mary’s Pizza Shack in Anderson has its sights on Redding.
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Every year at this time investors and their advisers focus on reducing exposure to annual investment related taxes.
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Dear Babe: I have a program from the New York Athletic Club indoor track meet on Feb. 17, 1940, autographed by Glenn Cunningham, John Woodruff and John Borican among others.
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The saying goes, defense wins championships.
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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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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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