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February 4th, 2011

Emergency personnel this evening are responding to an overturned vehicle on Oregon Street at Highway 299 in Weaverville.
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In just two paragraphs: "On March 13, 2008, six months before the Irish real-estate Ponzi scheme collapsed, Ingram published a report, in which he simply quoted verbatim what British market insiders had told him about various banks' lending to commercial...
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A Corning man with a lengthy criminal history involving violence, theft, and drugs has been sentenced in a domestic violence case. Jason Edward Dalton was arrested by Corning Police in September. He had been in an argument with the victim, and turned it into a physical altercation when he used his head to hit her in the
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A Tehama County Superior Court judge has sentenced a man to prison for a theft that a helpful clerk unwittingly made possible. Xavier Cleveland Jones was arrested in October. At a business in Corning, Jones had shopped for a number of items with a total value of over $2200. He then attempted to make the purchase with his
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Chloe Lugg and Jacob Moore
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Gilda Chibante and Paul Williams
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Kari Palmer and Charles Williams
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Kaci Gurrola and Matt Norene
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The Redding Library is buzzing with activity most days and evenings. Along with the "usual fare" of books, magazines, newspapers, research materials and public computers, the library is used as something of a community cultural center. Programs are offered for all ages, including traditional story times for the 6 an
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During this, the second week of my series on weekend excursions in the four directions, I go south.
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Dear Straight Talk: Six months ago, my younger sister was rejected by her boyfriend for another girl. She's still not over it. She lies around sad and depressed and hardly leaves our room except to go to school reluctantly. She's also seriously neglecting her personal hygiene and often doesn't bother to get dres
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Monica Short and Joshua Fugitt
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If there's one thing frugal Nerd Chicks love to do, it's save money on, well, everything!
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Agency: Shasta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, Anderson River Park.
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Products / services offered: Yoga classes for students of all levels, private instruction, yoga equipment: mats,blocks, mat bags, eye pillows and more.
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If it was a perfect world, the market would take care of itself and businesses would not be incentivized. But it is not and as guest columnist Dan Oney pointed out in his Record Searchlight column recently, other states such as Oregon and Texas have ratcheted up the stakes for job creation by offering incentives that many t
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My husband is a night owl and I'm more of a lark — earlier to bed, earlier to rise. If I'm sleeping lightly, it's common for me to awaken when he comes to bed. If I'm sleeping deeply — as indicated by my snoring (which he animatedly demonstrates for me, sort of a cross between a snorting pig and
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Travis and I just celebrated 15 years of marriage on Jan. 13. Our dating and engagement were pretty dreamy, but our first few years of marriage were a bit of a challenge. We were in love, but found ourselves putting in some hard work trying to understand each other. And sometimes it just wasn't much fun.
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Super Bowl Sunday is back again. This year Fran and I will be hooting and hollering in our rocking chairs. We go in cycles when it comes to cheering. At our house Fran is the better sports fan. Her cheering has been known to wake me up for portions of a game I didn't want to miss.
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Firefighters this evening are battling a mobile home fire on Joanne Lane in Cottonwood.
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It's a 24-hour news cycle, even here
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State budget is a zero-sum game
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Fred Boest, Red Bluff
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By our rough count, the debate over "public forum" rules for the entrance to the Redding library has provoked one bitter City Council meeting, two long meetings of the Shasta Public Libraries Citizens Advisory Committee, and a novella's worth of dueling legal analyses by Redding City Attorney Rick Duvernay on th
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Denise Snider, Red Bluff
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Supervisor's allegiance? Only to herself
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A Redding woman charged with felony DUI in connection with a Nov. 21 traffic accident that nearly killed an 18-year-old Anderson man may learn later this month whether she will be ordered to stand trial.
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Drug agents have been busy. The Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force, or SINTF, conducted raids on three homes with help from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, Redding Police, and corrections agents. SINTF Commander John Thulin says all the investigations were prompted by complaints from neighbors. That led to
Officials have determined the identity of the woman killed on Interstate 5 in Red Bluff early Thursday morning. 32-year-old April Smith of Boise, Idaho was apparently in town visiting family. Shortly after 2:30am Thursday, Smith was walking northbound in the slow lane of northbound I-5 south of the Main Street exit when
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It may be fortunate that a pickup truck became disabled in Red Bluff before the driver hurt anybody. At about 1:45 Thursday afternoon, 58-year-old Robert Wilkerson was on Lucknow Avenue when he reportedly allowed his 1993 GMC Sierra to drift off the side of the road, striking a small tree and three mailboxes before shear
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Redding Police issued five citations Thursday night to people accused of providing alcohol to minors. Officers were accompanied by a California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Investigator as they conducted both types of minor decoy sting operations. An underage decoy was sent into a number of stores attempting
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A relief fund has been set up for a Happy Valley family who lost their home to fire last weekend. Crews were called to the two-story home at the corner of Happy Valley Road and Shawn Drive just before 3:30 Sunday afternoon. When they arrived, the house was engulfed in flames. It took nearly an hour to contain the blaze.
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A two-vehicle wreck that blocked traffic this afternoon at the Highway 299 junction with Highway 3 has been cleared from the road.
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That handsome man is none other than Livingston Stone, the man who established the Baird U. S. Fish Hatchery at Baird in 1872. And the winner is Curtis Byron who guessed him correctly at 10:04 a.m. Congratulations Curtis! You have...
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Today, 37 cents of every dollar earned in this country is the tax collector's share, and yet our government continues to spend $17 million a day more than the government takes in. We haven't balanced our budget 28 out of...
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon found a truck belonging a Montague man who’s been missing since Tuesday.
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For July 2004. Researching pre-bust Redding, ran across a profile I wrote of Kendall Swanson, an entrepreneurial Angelino who left the glitz of Hollywood and moved north to open Deluxe, a (still) thriving hair salon in west Redding. The kicker:...
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A former Anderson fire chief has resigned from his new job just days after the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office released a report alleging he would have been charged with a host of crimes had the statutes of limitations not expired.
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Crews have finished cleaning up a rock slide across Highway 299 some two miles east of Helena.
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We went looking for the 5 best local homes for sale for watching the Superbowl with your friends. Here’s the play by play for our picks: #5 Coming in at #5 is 7495 Waterside Way in Redding. This home is in a gated compoun
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A 30-year-old man was hit in the head by a falling tree this morning while clearing brush with an inmate work crew along Highway 299 west of Redding.
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A Feb. 22 preliminary hearing date was scheduled this morning in Shasta County Superior Court for a Southern California man accused of sex crimes with his 15-year-old Redding niece and keeping her from her parents for a month last year.
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This week, the Shasta Family Justice Center (SFJC) kicked off the Empowering Families campaign. During the month of February 2011, local businesses are asking customers to donate $1 to help end family violence in our community.  All funds raised will stay right here in Shasta County.  Community members will be able to wri
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Four Redding clerks were cited Thursday night for selling alcohol to a minor in a police sting.
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What is the name of this very important person? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. As of today, we have NEW rules. Only two guesses per person! If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll...
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The Tehama County Coroner’s Office this morning identified the woman who died early Thursday morning after being hit by a truck as she walked in the northbound Interstate 5 slow lane.
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Not the legendary king but the naughty, lovable Dudley Moore’s Arthur is my latest project. The face is finished. It will look quite like Dudley/Arthur when it has hair and a top hat, eventually. This is a fun project of doing a portrait doll of a figure (dudley) that I love. It will soon have [...]
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A California Highway Patrol helicopter and a Tehama County Sheriff’s boat teamed up Thursday afternoon to rescue a two-year-old boy left stranded in a boat along the Sacramento River after his father fell into the chilly water.
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Redding Mayor Missy McArthur joined a group of some 100 city leaders and industry lobbyists who traveled to Sacramento on Thursday to oppose California Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to discontinue redevelopment agencies statewide. McArthur attended a hearing of the state Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee, which is
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We get a good many requests for 4 bedroom homes. This east Redding ranch style was built in 1960. According to records, it last sold in 1996 for $111K. Interesting to think about that. If they had bought and held, it would have appreciated $2
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Winter isn't in the week's forecast for Redding. Today through Monday should be full of sunshine and have highs above 70 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Winds should be light today and Sunday, but strong Saturday. North winds Saturday should blow at 8 to 18 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph.
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Read Part 3 of "Pink House Chronicles - The Garden" here. In the interrogative outline we’ve been exploring in our series, the "Where" part is about assessing your site and its immediate surroundings. This is almost as important as the "Who" part we’ve already discussed. So, at the beginning of your garden planning, tak
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What: Dry Branch Fire Squad at Old City Hall When: Feb. 12 Where: Old City Hall Cost: $18. Tickets at Bernie's Guitar, 3086 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA (530) 223-2040 "There is no band in bluegrass or country music today that captures the soul of American music better than the Fire Squad." ~Keith Lawrence, Knight-Ridder News
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Sustainability is about much more than conserving natural resources. True sustainability also takes into account economic, social and human resources, because an activity or practice isn’t sustainable if it costs more than we can afford or harms people. That’s the message I took away from two exhibitions that open this
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I was amazed at the fiction that appeared in your newspaper on Sunday. Either Evelyn Ward is living in an alternate universe or she's been using some of the weed she is ranting about.
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Who doesn't love a democratic revolution? Who is not moved by the renunciation of fear and the reclamation of dignity in the streets of Cairo and Alexandria?
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Red-light camera sare controversial — but they work
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Time for trash cam
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First 5 Shasta officials are gearing up for another attempt to divert tobacco taxes from the agency's local coffers.
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This time around it was a senior who won the game for the Hornets.
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Heating and air conditioning contractors are complaining that Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s decision to revamp its energy-saving program will zap more jobs from an industry already struggling to stay busy in a down economy.
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The Shasta College baseball team won its season opener with an 8-4 victory over Modesto on Thursday.
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Though the new Dunsmuir City Council resolved a lawsuit about water and sewer rate increases, the former mayor says it was done illegally.
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SHASTA LAKE — In one quarter, the Northern Athletic League girls hoops race turned from a potential runaway to being wide open.
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Last week I struck a nerve.
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Two Redding brothers arrested along with four others during a December brawl with police outside a downtown bar saw their felony charges reduced to misdemeanors Thursday by the Shasta County district attorney's office.
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In 1911: Because he bought whiskey for an Indian in order that he might help in the drinking of it, Thomas Riley, a drifter, was sentenced to serve 30 days in the Yreka County Jail. But the white man and the Indian had a good old jag together before their pleasant acquaintanceship was ended.
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A woman who was walking north in the northbound slow lane of Interstate 5 in Red Bluff died early Thursday morning after being hit by a big rig.
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An effort to designate 18,000 federally managed acres near Red Bluff as a national recreation area is again on the legislative table.
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Redding will ask property owners in four subdivisions for more money to keep weeds whacked, shrubs pruned, lawns mowed and fences mended around their developments.
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My skeptical side figures this is an almost certain billion-dollar boondoggle, but it will certainly be cool if it works. From The New York Times: The Energy Department has offered a Texas company a loan guarantee for a $1 billion...
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Real Living Real Estate Professionals in Redding will host a first time homebuyer' seminar at 11 a.m. Saturday.
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With Gov. Jerry Brown suggesting --- as Gov. Schwarzenegger and the Legislature tried two years ago --- tapping "First 5" tobacco-tax money to help balance the state's budget, it raises a question I've wondered about but never seen much evidence...
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In the United States, nearly 7 percent of the population has diabetes. By 2040, one of two seniors will have diabetes. This is an epidemic that can be prevented when it comes to Type 2 diabetes.
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Nearly a pound-and-a-half of methamphetamine was seized and six people were arrested during a series of drug busts in Corning on Tuesday. It was the culmination of a two month investigation by the Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement task force, with help from federal DEA agents and police in Corning and Red Bluff. The fo
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A man has been sentenced in Tehama County Superior Court for a drug bust that took place in December. Ronald Calvin Butler Jr was arrested after it was discovered during a traffic stop that he was on parole. That led to a search of his vehicle by Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force agents, during which methamphetamin
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A man who apparently thought he had gotten away after fighting with a cop has been sentenced in Tehama County. Last April, a CHP officer noticed a vehicle parked in an area used frequently for illegal trash dumping. As he approached Adam Woods, the officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana and noticed that Woods was act
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Wrecking yards have some vehicles coming their way after a confusing pile-up on Interstate 5 in Anderson, but there were only two injuries and they were very minor. The crash occurred at about 1:40 Thursday afternoon as 18-year-old Ant
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Potter Creek Cave is approximately one mile south of Shasta Caverns at the junction of the McCloud and Pit rivers in the same mountain of rock known as Grey Rocks
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Watching PowerPoint presentations is an unorthodox way to spend a Friday night, but nothing about the Pecha Kucha can be considered ordinary.
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The idea for Tommy Corey's Self-Worth Project just popped into his head, much like the moment a camera catches a powerful image. It appears that both Corey's idea and his photographs have staying power.
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Representatives of non-profit organizations can attend a grant writing seminar from the comfort of their homes or offices. The Shasta Regional Community Foundation will host their first grant-writing “Webinar” covering proposal preparation as well as basics of funding research. There is no cost to attend the
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The Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force arrested 16 people during a three-day drug bust in Shasta County.
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Growing in Trinity? Yes, but stick to facts
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Red-light camerasare controversial — but they work
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Toward a soft landing in Egypt
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John Dougherty, Redding
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A Redding man who flipped a car on the Court Street Bridge over the Sacramento River Thursday was arrested this morning on suspicion of vandalism and violating a court order.
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This reads like the sort of corrections the New York Times runs when it screws up. In this case it's about 16 Brazilians who were reportedly raised from the dead. Excerpt: ....First we posted this testimony prematurely. We didn't follow...
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A Redding man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended license after smashing his sports car into a tree and then a parked pickup Wednesday morning on a side street in north Redding.
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Two Shasta County teenagers reaffirmed today their guilty pleas in connection with the 2009 beating death of a homeless man.
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Bethel Church issues a bit of a retraction. Hey, I sympathize. Everyone gets a story wrong now and then. As many of you know, in the past weeks we posted the testimony of some mind-blowing miracles that were reported to...
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A pileup this afternoon involving a big rig and four other vehicles is slowing northbound Interstate 5 traffic south of Redding.
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Fitness guru Jack LaLanne's recent passing inspired this letter to the New York Times this week: Re "Ripped and Righteous," about the legacy of Jack LaLanne (Week in Review, Jan. 30): Who will pay the enormous health care bill for...
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1. Go Red for Women Friday, Cascade Theatre. Evening gala of "Dark Chocolate and Red Wine" runs from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring a selection of red wines and dark chocolates. Film "Sleepless in Seattle" will be shown at 7 p.m. Local doctors will discuss heart disease awareness. Presented by Shasta Regional Medical Center.
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We have had so many adorable new babies in here recently. This little pumkpin while we were photographing her was just so wide eyed, she didn't want to miss a thing! We custom create all our birth announcement for our newborn baby sessions. Here is little Hayden's announcement. Welcome Hayden!
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Laurie Bagley believes that at some point in life, everybody has a mountain to climb. It may be metaphysical like a new career, a new way of living or some other dream, or it may be Mt. Everest—the world's tallest mountain—that Bagley summited in 2006.
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A woman was killed when she was hit by a big rig on Interstate Five in Red Bluff early Thursday morning. Shortly after 2:30am the unidentified woman was walking northbound in the slow lane of northbound I-5 south of the Main Street exit when she was struck by a tractor trailer. Northbound I-5 was closed for over two hour
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The Klamath National Forest has new snow-survey results out. The news isn't great: Yreka, CA -- Employees of the Salmon/Scott River Ranger District of the Klamath National Forest have completed the February 1st snow surveys. All five of the snow-measurement...
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A Redding man has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Woodland. 58-year-old Tracy Bittner entered the plea Thursday in Federal Court in Sacramento. On September 22nd, Bittner walked into a Bank of the West branch in Woodland brandishing an air pellet gun. He fled with $5880 cash. Police caught up to him about a half-hour
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As football fans gather to watch the Super Bowl, AAA of Northern California will be offering free towing and rides home to those who have been drinking. The Tipsy Tow program is free and open to everyone, including non-members. The service offers a one-way ride for the driver and potential passengers, and a tow for the v
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Ken Gigliello knows meat. Before he and his family opened Fatboy's BBQ in north Redding six years ago, he'd been a meat cutter and butcher for 25 years, most of it at Petrini's and Lunardi's, gourmet Bay Area grocery chains.
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A correspondent e-mails the comment below along with a link to this Wall Street Journal story entitled "The Quest for a 'Charter City'." "Deport 'em. I make the motion that the citizens of Redding deport Jones and Bosetti in the...
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The new video making the digital rounds is just the latest sign that, even with last fall's bitter election over, labor relations at the city of Redding remain sour. Well, much as some might like to knock Pat Jones for...
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A 58-year-old Redding man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Woodland bank last fall.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 25 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 30 inches at base, 66 inches at top Snow surface: Light powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 20 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with spot
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When Redding residents think of a night out, or even just a place to go grab a drink, chances are the numerous bars in the city limits come to mind. However, don’t exclude the establishments in the outlying areas from consideration.
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"The Last Five Years" is not exactly the sunny, feel-good musical of the year, but it's a show Rebekah Pearson has been in love with for years and one she has long wanted to perform.
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A Redding teen missing from her family since late last month was found after more than a week away.
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Hint #1: There is a famous bridge in Shasta County named for him. Hint #2: The bridge that's named for him is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hint #3: The bridge was almost dynamited by Caltrans in...
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Words from an Islamist, what do you think? The West's major problem with Islam today is that Islam is dangerously exploiting the West's 'split personality'. As a community of secular states, with a strong Christian culture underpinning that community, the West is repulsed by the idea of fighting for its Christi
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I looked up from the screen to see the morning sun reflecting on a bank of clouds. The dawn was on fire.
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Here’s a 2000 built 4/2 of about 1647 sqft in Windsor Estates. We really like this neighborhood. Just 2 days ago we showed you
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Sun over Redding today should start a string of five days with a high close to or above 70 degrees. Today's high should be 70, with a north wind of about 6 mph slacking as the day goes on, according to the National Weather Service. Friday should be even warmer, with an expected high of 72. Saturday should
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What: The First Friday Art Event in Red Bluff kicks off with two exhibits: Betty LaDuke's touring exhibit entitled "Surviving War, Dreaming Home" and a smaller show, "Lassen Views." When: Reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday Where: Red Bluff Art Gallery, 601 Walnut Street, Red Bluff "Surviving War, Dreaming Home" is an in
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What: Small Business Workshop and Contractor Outreach When: Tuesday (Feb. Where: Shasta Builders' Exchange, 2985 Innsbruck Drive, Redding, CA 96001 Cost: Free. See this flyer for more information for times and registration. Businesses are invited to the Caltrans District 2 Small Business Workshop and Contractor Outreach! Th
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According to Ed Peterson’s book on Redding's first hundred years, the San Francisco Call described this building in 1890 as “a $60,000 hall to be ready by July Fourth.” Its actual cost was only $6,500 to build and, by all accounts, what it contributed to the community was worth far more. When finished, the framework [
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A woman who was walking north the northbound slow lane of Interstate 5 in Red Bluff died early this morning after being hit by a big rig.
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A double standard
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The prospect of California state park closures is again in the news as the state of California deals with its continuing budget crisis. There are, however, private alternatives that should be considered before closing the parks.s
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Jerry Brown for president?
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The Diestelhorst Bridge is a survivor.
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Maybe the Shasta College women's basketball team isn't going back to the playoffs and another league title is a longshot.
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Cascade Square, the art deco center that occupies a high-profile corner in downtown Redding, is getting a new anchor tenant — its third in about four years.
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PALO CEDRO — At this point in the season, the team that stays healthy can go a long way.
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Brandon Small scored 20 points as the Shasta High School boys basketball team beat Oroville 62-43 on Wednesday.
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An advisory group Wednesday postponed a decision whether to recommend a policy allowing limited leafleting at the Redding Library entrance.
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With Egyptians still demanding fair democracy in violent protests after President Hosni Mubarak announced he will not seek re-election, Susan Grabek and the Rev. Dr. Ann Muir, both of Redding, were some of the tourists able to avoid the political upheaval and enjoy their vacations marked by boat rides up the Nile River.
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SHASTA LAKE — Divisiveness may rule in the nation's capital but closer to home, hundreds of people will be celebrating diversity instead.
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A suspected drunken driver flipped his car on the Court Street Bridge Wednesday afternoon as he tried to cross the Sacramento River at 80 mph, police said.
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The husband of the Redding woman accused of stomping a dog to death in November has pleaded no contest to discharging a firearm with gross negligence after he fired a shot last month at the couple's TV inside their bedroom during an argument.
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Eric Batten is returning to his golf roots.
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Shasta Lake City Council members late Tuesday night rejected an offer from California-based PMC, a municipal service contractor, for a $14,050 environmental study of proposed changes to the city's hillside building laws.
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The Smart Business Resource Center is looking for the 2011 "Best Companies to Work for in Shasta County"
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Rick Duvernay, Redding's city attorney, chooses the strangest metaphors sometimes. From Scott Mobley's report on the latest deliberations on whether free speech is allowed outside the library: Duvernay today compared the library entrance area to a public building lobby. Courts...
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Trinity County supervisors on Wednesday night approved a 45-day moratorium on large-scale medical marijuana growing operations in the county’s residential neighborhoods.
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In 1911: Harry Weaver, alias "Handsome Harry," the king and last remaining member of the ring of undesirables of which Cottonwood has been rid since the first of the year, was rounded up at 11 o'clock Saturday evening in the Palm Hotel after being hunted for a week.
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COTTONWOOD — A decorated Northern Section long distance runner has made her next move.
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What: The Barter Theatre's production of Forever Plaid When: Saturday (Feb. 5) at 7:30pm Where: Cascade Theatre, Redding Don't miss a celebration of the music of the '50s as JPR and the Cascade Theatre present the Barter Theatre's production of "Forever Plaid." It's the story of Jinx, Sparky, Francis and Smudge, four young
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Some pregnant women are under the false belief that alcohol every now and then is safe. The truth is there is no safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy. Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, prescription or otherwise, can have harmful, lasting effects on a developing fetus.
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Six years ago, Kati Rosten of Anderson didn't feel well. An ache here. An ache there. She couldn't describe her exact symptoms, but she sensed something was wrong. It wasn't until two years later, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma where white blood cells, particularly plasma cells, in the bone marrow becom
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of AB- and O- blood.
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An advisory group today postponed deciding whether to recommend a policy allowing limited leafleting at the Redding Library entrance.
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Fifty years ago, the highest paid and most prestigious professions were that of a doctor or a 707 airline pilot who flew the "golden" route from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Today the yellow brick road begins on Wall Street or...
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A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after nearly plunging into the middle of the Sacramento River. At around 3 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, Murray Rosemary was northbo
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Gary and I have been working on the rental. Well, that isn't strictly true: he's been doing the lion's share of the work.We cleaned up the garage and threw out a LOT of stuff. We washed walls and windows (one window has permanent etchings from a kid scraping it with something sharp, like a pen). I scrubbed floor
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A man who was in the country illegally is going to prison for causing two crashes within minutes of each other that sent seven people to the hospital. On the evening of December 5th, Redding Police were called to a hit-and-run collision at the intersection of Hilltop Drive and Lake Boulevard, involving a Honda Civic driv
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Redding Firefighters got a quick jump on a residential fire in South Redding Wednesday afternoon. The fire at a house on Star Drive was reported shortly after 2 o’clock. Battalion Chief Rob Pitt tells us there was a lot of stuff piled up in the area of the fire, but crews managed to work around it. The blaze was ex
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A barbecue is blamed for catching a house on fire in the Centerville area late Tuesday afternoon. Fire crews were called at 20 minutes after 5 to a 1500 square-foot home on Immanuel Way, located off of Placer Road west of Redding. Cal-Fire Prevention Officer Linda Galvan tells us the house sustained some major damage val
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A man who was elected to the Corning City Council but was then delayed in taking his seat by a legal complication has been deemed qualified and has promptly resigned. Jesse Lopez was elected in the November 2nd election, however his eligibility was called into question when it was discovered that Lopez had been convicted
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A dietary supplement manufacturer has settled a lawsuit brought by the District Attorneys of ten California counties, including Shasta, that alleged consumers were being hoodwinked by hoodia claims. Irwin Naturals Incorporated has agreed to pay $2.65 million in what prosecutors say is the largest settlement by a dietary
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Q. Congress recently considered abolishing certain long-standing tax deductions from personal income tax. Should deductions to religious institutions have been one of them? Since our nation’s founding, the American people — including our ancestral Unitarian fellowship — have enjoyed the free exercise of their religiou
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A woman was injured this afternoon after a car hit her bicycle near Tehama and California streets in Redding.
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Funny video ("The Truth About City of Redding Employees"). From public employee pensions to city charters and gun shops. Trust no one at City Hall did this "on the clock."...
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The relationship between life and wrestling can be intertwined if you make it.
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A Redding teenager arrested last year after reportedly threatening a rival gang member and his girlfriend outside the Shasta County Probation Office was sentenced today to 144 days in jail and placed on formal probation for three years.
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A suspected drunken driver flipped his car on the Court Street Bridge this afternoon as he tried to cross the Sacramento River at 80 mph.
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A man who police say is in the country illegally was sentenced to prison today after pleading no contest to hitting two vehicles on the same night while he was drunk.
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A small closet fire blocked traffic this afternoon on Star Drive in south Redding.
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A 19-year-old Shasta County man who was arrested in late 2008 for allegedly punching a 12-year-old boy in the nose and stealing his cell phone was placed on informal probation for three years this week after he earlier pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault.
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The husband of the Redding woman accused of stomping a Chihuahua-Min Pin mix dog to death in November has pleaded no-contest to discharging a firearm with gross negligence after he fired a shot last month at the couple’s TV inside their bedroom during an argument.
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When the doorbell rang, I almost didn't answer it. It was early (for us nocturnal types) and I looked bad.
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The Super Bowl is more than a game, it's a reason to throw a party, serve snacks and other tasty food while watching America's largest sporting event of the year boisterously with friends.
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Les' Cheatin' Chili
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The massive growth of humanity's population is straining the Earth's resources and climate, and one scientist is working to counter it with a ruthless plan while another examines whether urbanized people can adapt to the wild. That's the scenario in "The Next -- An Omen" an apocalyptic novel written and self-published in De
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Law enforcement agencies in the north state were warned to be on the lookout today for a man wanted in the shooting of an Oregon police officer.
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They rarely make the paper -- though sometimes the incidents that lead up to them do -- but one of my favorite parts of City Council meetings are the periodic "Citizens Awards" that the chief of police gives to bystanders...
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Redding restaurateur Joe Wong will open a Spoon Me frozen yogurt franchise in Cascade Square in downtown Redding.
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Trinity County’s supervisors tonight will discuss a 45-day moratorium on large-scale medical marijuana growing in the county’s residential neighborhoods.
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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 EEL RIVER Main and South Fork — Retired river guide John Pizza fished the South Fork and Main Stem Eel a week ago with “Lucky Dan” Luckman, and the two went eight for eight on the South Fork wi
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 19 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 32 inches at base, 68 inches at top Snow surface: Light powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 21 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with sp
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This little guy, well not so little actually :), was just such a cutie pie. 1 month old and just the cutest chubbiest cheeks you've ever seen! We brought out one of our new hats that I just recently made and he modeled it perfectly. This session was done with 100% natural light.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are abrasive, handful and loss.Our Modern CrusoeHe wakes in a haze, cheeks turning pink in the sun, lips chapped. He’s at a complete loss and the confusion is like an odor about him, strong and musk
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A sports car smashed into a tree and then a parked pickup this morning on a side street in north Redding.
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It once stood high on the hill overlooking downtown Shasta. It was one of the very oldest houses in Shasta County. It stood there for 116 years until 1967 when it caught fire and burned to the ground. Dr....
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Here’s a confessional post from a person who claims to have sold mortgages in the heat of the real estate bubble. It seems quite credible, from our experience. In the early years of the foreclosure wave, many people we met losing their homes often named firms like Countrywide for their predicament. We remember the
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More sun should shine on the north state today, and the mostly clear sky will likely let the temperature drop to freezing tonight. Today should be 64 degrees with light north winds of 5 to 7 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight the low should be around 32 degrees. Sun shines through the
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You will be hard pressed to find better values on homes in this price range than Willow Glen. All built just a few years ago by Knighten Homes, they are stucco with modern floorplans and energy features. In fact, we helped a young family close escrow on another bank owned home on Nathan just a few days ago, after
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What: Free Health Screenings available at HealthFest When: Saturday (Feb. 5), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: Mt. Shasta Mall Cost: Free Free health screenings will be available Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding during Shasta Regional Medical Center’s daylong HealthFest. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Shasta Regional w
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My husband and I toured Naples, Rome, Florence, and Venice during our 10-day honeymoon in Italy. Florence amazed us with its art, its architecture, and its rich history. As we wander through the cobbled streets of Florence, the wind tangles my long hair. I brush it back and look up at the most beautiful building [...]
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The convergence of the Super Bowl and the NBA All-Star Game over the next two weekends signals a changeover from football to basketball, and it gives us an opportunity to look at some of the best combo football-basketball players in the Northern Section.
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The race toward the Tri-Cities League girls basketball title has become that much closer.
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The Enterprise High School girls basketball team came close, but eventually fell to visiting Paradise 52-46 on Tuesday.
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ANDERSON — Halfway through the Northern Athletic League schedule, the Cubs are realizing just how dangerous they can be.
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I'm a little intimidated by artichokes. What should I do with them? Fresh artichokes can seem daunting, but their bright flavor and meaty flesh is well worth the prep work involved. The crop peaks in the spring and fall, but artichokes are available year-round at the grocery store. While often eaten as a vegetabl
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Anyone got a better idea? Then step right up.That was the heart of the challenge in Gov. Jerry Brown's blessedly brief and no-nonsense State of the State speech Monday night, and partisans — left and right — who object to his mix of budget cuts and (if the voters agree) tax extensions owe California an ho
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Society stuck with short-term thinking
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Despite the old saying, "Don't cry over spilled milk," the Environmental Protection Agency is doing just that.
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Where's Mom's tribute?
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Although the mission's nearly $1.5 million budget increased by 6 percent in the last fiscal year, similar-size shelters operate on budgets almost four times as large.
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In 1911: John Miller, a miner who walked to the Mammoth Mine to secure employment became totally blind without cause after a night's rest. His only explanation of the loss of his eyesight is the possibility of having encountered a poisonous weed that might have blown into his eye.
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Shasta County Public Health Department officials Monday confirmed a child living in Shasta County has meningococcal disease.
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Natural gas bills for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. residential customers in February are expected to be 7 percent less on average than a year ago, the utility stated Tuesday.
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Siskiyou County supervisors are getting into the game-management business.
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An unfinished office building perched atop a bluff overlooking the Sacramento River in south Redding is headed for foreclosure.
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RED BLUFF — Those interested in following the goings-on in county supervisors' chambers can now do so in the comfort of their own homes.
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A group of tea party activists, union officials, business people and other professionals will spend the next four months scoping out the pros and cons of a charter for Redding.
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It matters more to bond traders than, directly, to anyone likely reading this blog, but since we reported in December that Moody's held its rating on Redding Electric Utility's bonds steady, it's probably worth mentioning --- as REU Director Paul...
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~ LOVE ~ IS ~ IN ~ THE AIR ~ Valentine's Day in the North State | Suggestions for a romantic celebration! Chocolate, hearts, flowers, love notes, candle-light dinners....they all spell out Valentine's Day! Whether you're planning a low-key celebration or going extravagant, here's a list of ideas t
Beautiful video. Los Angeles is beautiful in certain lights. LAX Twilight Landing 2 from pumpkin Kid on Vimeo....
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A group of tea party activists, union officials, business people and other professionals will spend the next four months hashing out a possible charter for Redding.
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Assuming you voted for her. Whitman spent $178.5 million ($144 million out of her own pocket); Brown spent $40 million. But as the San Jose Merc notes: Brown had a lot of other help, too. For example, the California Working...
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A Shasta County man was acquitted today of attempted murder, but convicted of a slew of other criminal charges in connection with the 2009 assault and beating of a bound and gagged man.
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Firefighters are responding to a structure fire reported on Immanuel Way just south of Placer Road in the Centerville area southwest of Redding.
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Shasta County Public Health Department officials today confirmed a child living in Shasta County has meningococcal disease.
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Power was restored just before 6 p.m. to 238 Shingletown homes, a Pacific Gas and Electric spokeswoman said.
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One person is dead following a weekend fire in Trinity County. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the fire broke out Sunday morning on Mad River Road in Ruth. 38-year-old Ron Kirkman was found dead inside the single-wide trailer. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Post expires at 12:34am on Satur
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Redding Mayor Missy McArthur will be heading to Sacramento to argue on behalf of the City against the Governor’s plan to eliminate redevelopment agencies. Governor Brown says eliminating the state’s nearly 400 municipal redevelopment agencies would save $1.7 billion. Mayor McArthur will represent Redding at a
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United Way of Northern California is opening its purse. Any non-profit 501c3 organization is invited to apply for funding from the United Way. They’ll even show how it’s done during two free workshops. The first will be on Thursday February 3rd from 1p to 4p at the United Way Redding office on Benton Drive. A
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Three family members were arrested during a raid on a sophisticated marijuana growing operation in Tehama County. The Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement Task Force arrived with a search warrant Monday at the 350 acre Norton property on Cannon Road, located off of Highway 36 about 15 miles west of Red Bluff. Agents say t
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The J. G. Kellogg buried in the sands of the Sacramento River Things are starting to move along again. Today I had a conference call with people from the State Lands Commission who are guiding me along in the process....
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I'm no fan of automated traffic enforcement -- though, knock on my wood-grained laminate desktop, I've not had a nearly $500 ticket arrive in my mailbox yet. But it's hard to argue with crash statistics, and the Insurance Institute for...
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Here's your chance to let others know. A press release just received: The Smart Business Resource Center is looking for the 2011 "Best Companies to Work for in Shasta County." Nominations are now open for the fifth annual awards. This...
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Never mind the statute of limitations. Hamlet, the prince of Denmark, went on trial this week in southern California. The jury didn't buy his insanity defense. Fun story here on the mock trial - which featured a Supreme Court justice...
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Herky-Jerky  First off, I have to say how blown away I was at how many of my FaceBook Friends came!  Whoop-Whoop! &
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The Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement task force on Monday arrested three people and seized marijuana, cash and guns from a Red Bluff property.
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While attending a Delta Stewardship Council meeting in Chico last week, I was reminded how large, diverse and practically ungovernable California is. The council was seeking early comments on an overarching plan, due by the end of the year, for managing the Bay Delta. Throughout the session, residents and landowners from th
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Local Snowboard Racer to Represent U.S. at Winter World University Games in Turkey
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Dr. Calvin Taylor will appear in a live concert of sacred music on Saturday, February 12, at 4:30 p.m., at the Redding Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2828 Eureka Way.
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Korie and nearly 40 other kids gave outstanding performances and delivered an amazing show.
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More than a half-century after Dale Sorling graduated from high school, he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology through Simpson University’s ASPIRE program.
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This is a program that brings families and friends back together in competition as well as teaches many great aspects in life. There are many possibilities for those children involved. Go to The American Soap Box Derby website as well as the National Soap Box Derby websites and see what this program is about. We can includ
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FREE dental treatment for 1-18-year-old children of low-income families with no insurance. Treatment may include: education, exam, X-rays, cleaning, fluoride treatments, sealants, filling and extraction. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, February 4th
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A man who works overnight returned to his home east of Bella Vista Tuesday morning to find only the smoldering remains of what had been his house. The structure fire on Holiday Way off of Highway 299 had almost burned itself out by the time fire crews were called just before 8am, according to Cal-Fire Prevention Officer
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A man believed to be a transient was found dead Sunday morning in Redding. The unidentified male was found at around 10am in an area of South City Park that’s frequented by homeless people. Redding Police say the death is under investigation, but it appears the deceased man had likely succumbed to exposure, and may
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Here’s a foreclosure property in Redding’s popular Edgewood subdivision. Built in 1990, this 3/2 is about 1328 sqft, and has a stucco exterior. You can click on either of these images to enlarge them. Or here’s a
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In 1960, Shasta County supervisors proposed moving the historic Whiskeytown graveyard to a safe place about a mile below where Whiskeytown Dam was being built because the forthcoming Whiskeytown Lake waters would cover the original graveyard. It was moved -...
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Shasta Land Trust proudly announces the completion of a conservation easement on the 5,081-acre Rickert Brothers Ranch in Shasta County.  The completed conservation easement represents the conclusion of over three years of coordinated efforts by the owners of the Rickert Brothers Ranch, and partner organizations Shasta Lan
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Wow, another big start to the day. Was sitting quietly this morning, trying to get the computer back to where it needs to be, when the phone rang. It was a neighbor a couple houses down, calling to tell me...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 25 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 32 inches at base, 68 inches at top. Snow surface: Light powder on top of machine groomed. Trails: 32 open, 21 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with
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Fire crews this morning found a home east of Redding burned to the ground.
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Traffic along northbound Highway 273 south of Redding is fully flowing again this morning after a wreck limited it to one lane.
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What: Pecha Kucha Night - Redding #4 When: Friday (Feb. 4), 7 p.m. Where: The Atrium, at the Market Street Promenade in Downtown Redding Cost: Admission is free, with refreshments for everyone. What: Pecha Kucha is a fun night for people to come together and share their loves, passions and hobbies using brief PowerPoint
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Forget the calendar saying it's February, the sun today and the rest of this week shouts spring.
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Jordan Storment has a unique vantage point atop the wall that separates Shasta County’s homeless from its wealthier residents. College-educated, with an apartment and full-time job, he understands how easy it is to label those without a roof, degree or employment. He knows what it’s like to feel guilt or sadness, or ang
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What: Tax Assistance at Redding Library When: Feb. 3 to April 14, Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Where: Redding Library, Community Room B From February 3rd to April 14th, the AARP will be offering Tax Aid at the Redding Library. Volunteers will assist seniors, disabled and low-and middle-income
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So a cross is now unconstitutional?
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While almost all California's political attention this winter is focused on the state's seemingly never-ending budget crisis and the severe cuts it will cause in most government programs, few have been heeding an ongoing catastrophe with even greater long-term implications — the school dropout problem.
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When Gov. Jerry Brown proposed phasing out California's redevelopment agencies to help close the state's chronic budget deficit, the turf-protecting response was quick and predictable.
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It's a little unusual for a team to play a nonconference game in the middle of their league schedule.
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At this point in the season, the Patriots have no problem welcoming a nonconference challenge.
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The Shasta High School girls basketball team ended its five-game losing streak by beating Oroville 44-38 on the road on Monday.
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As protests rage in Egypt, Adel Afify sits 7,300 miles away from his home country, where he hopes his wife and 2-year-old daughter are safe — he hasn't been able to speak with them in two days.
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Police have stopped a motorist and detained him after residents on Court Street in Redding reported a man with a baseball bat and a knife was apparently threatening residents, according to police.
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Shasta Land Trust is highlighting local food, local wine and beer, local artists and local businesses at the annual Wildways Kickoff Party from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Redding Senior Citizen's Hall, 2290 Benton Drive.
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The father of a Redding teen who went missing for a month last fall pleaded not guilty Monday morning to charges that he fondled her in 2008.
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A Friday memorial service in Mount Shasta has been scheduled for a Red Bluff woman who drowned last month when she was swept out to sea.
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The north state's Republican congressman and a local tea party group's leader cheered a ruling by a federal judge in Florida on Monday that deemed last year's Democrat-backed health care reform bill unconstitutional.
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Mark Munns hugs Marty Wyatt of Redding on Monday before dedication of a bench to honor Munns’ son, Joshua Munns, at Anderson River Park. Those who attended laid roses on the bench in remembrance of the young man. Munns, a Marine Corps veteran, later returned to Iraq as a contractor. Munns was 23 when he and four other co
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In the darkness of an early Friday morning in November, Margaret Carrel hopped inside her car with her teenage son, gearing up for another weekday.
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Winter sunshine fans are in for a fabulous February.
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In 1911: The John McArthur Co. sued W.H. Lee to secure a temporary injunction preventing Lee from tearing out or destroying the headgate of Davidson Creek in Fall River Valley, which it is alleged, he threatened to do. The McArthurs claim ownership of the property.
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SACRAMENTO — North state Republican and tea party political leaders greeted Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State speech Monday with more than a just a bit of skepticism.
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The Shasta County woman who was at the center of a brutal 2004 murder that saw her two sons sentenced to life in prison was back in Shasta County Superior Court Monday after being arrested in December on suspicion of public intoxication.
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The father of a 15-year-old girl who was missing for a month with her uncle pleaded not guilty this morning to charges that he fondled her in 2008. Jacob Berlinghoff, 33, entered the plea during an arraignment hearing before Shasta County Superior Court Judge Wilson Curle. Berlinghoff faces a felony count of lewd or lascivi
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Universal health care for Americans has been the goal of far-sighted presidents from Theodore Roosevelt to the present. President Obama and the 111th Congress succeeded. They enacted the Affordable Health Care Act. This historic achievement is regarded as an existential threat to the conservative movement and the Republican
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The Father of a teenager girl who went missing last year pled not guilty to several charges on Monday. 33 year old Jacob Berlinghoff is charged with lewd and lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14, annoying a child, and sexual battery stemming from an incident that reportedly occurred in 2008. Berlinghoff’
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 27 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 33 inches at base, 69 inches at top. Snow surface: Light powder on top of machine groomed. Trails: 32 open, 19 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with
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The mainstream news is full of images and stories about the Midwest and New England states getting buried in snow the last few days. “Snowpocalypse,” they say. More is on the way, we hear. You folks have our sympa
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But apparently I'm not. ACLU arguments and school's quick retreat notwithstanding, this kid deserved his suspension for calling his biology teacher, on Facebook, words that I shall not republish here. Indeed, one day was getting off easy....
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A structure fire on Placer Street in Redding caused an estimated $200,000 in damage. Crews were called to the home at 2016 Placer around 5:30 Sunday morning. No one was injured in the blaze, which remains under investigation. Placer was shutdown from West Street to Willis Street for close to 3 hours.
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My apologies for the troubles that left our Opinion section confined to the print edition over the weekend. For your reading pleasure, everything is up to date on Redding.com's Opinion section now....
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A 22-year-old Anderson man is dead following a single vehicle crash. According to the C-H-P, Boyd Lawrence the second of Anderson was traveling southbound on Parkville Drive south of Dersch Road around Two O’clock Sunday morning when his vehicle left the pavement. Lwrence lost control on the east shoulder when he f
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A Happy Valley home was completely destroyed by fire. Crews were called to the two-story home at the corner of Happy Valley Road and Shawn Drive just before 3:30 Sunday Afternoon. When they arrived, the house was engulfed in flames. It took nearly an hour to contain the blaze. The three occupants were able to escape unin
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A Corning man was arrested for burglary after reportedly making off with four candy bars, a soda and a peach. Officers were called to the Sav-Mor market on Solano Street around 3:30 Friday afternoon regarding a theft. 24-year-old Jake Hardwick consented to a search, at which time Officers reportedly located the four cand
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Who decides? People or the corporations?
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By this point every politically sentient American knows the federal budget is astonishingly out of whack. Even so, the numbers are so vast — the federal deficit is estimated at $1.5 trillion for 2011 — that they can be numbing. What would it look like to rein in that spending?
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Tales of adventure, gallantry and GPS
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Michael Hurley, Redding
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Billie Jo Bonk, Lewiston
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Ed W. Coleman, Shasta Lake
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New taxes? No,but Californianswant their say
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A bit of (local) food for thought
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Family focuscan curb flood into foster care
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I've lived in a nice residential subdivision in the central part of Trinity County for 22 years. We've had our share of bad neighbor episodes (drunken speeders, fiery disputes about road repair, etc.) but not like what we're having now.
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Universal health care for Americans has been the goal of far-sighted presidents from Theodore Roosevelt to the present. President Obama and the 111th Congress succeeded. They enacted the Affordable Health Care Act. This historic achievement is regarded as an existential threat to the conservative movement and the Republi
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The father of a Redding teen who went missing for a month last fall pleaded not guilty this morning to charges that he fondled her in 2008.
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This mill is really awesome, and remember, ALL of their machinery is operated by steam. No electricity on the property! The filmmaker is Charley Williams of Redding. His goal is to film every aspect of the operation of the mill....
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The winner of the First Prize was James Gilmore of Mt. Shasta. His image, entitled "Baby Gramps and Emmett" (see picture above), is a large 24x30 color pigment print from his 2010 series "Musee Mecanique," which consists of "portraits"...
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Here’s a link to a luxury home listing that just closed escrow in Palo Cedro. The phot
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The father of a Redding teen whose one-time disappearance generated nationwide media attention is scheduled to be arraigned today on charges he forced her to drink alcohol and fondled her as punishment in fall 2008.
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A Red Bluff man fainted after he was pulled over with five pounds of marijuana in his car, deputies said today.
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We like Windsor Estates very much. It’s a subdivision of relatively modern homes that are of good build quality, and located just a few minutes from either Redding or Shasta Lake City. Although somewhat adjacent to I-5 when seen from Google Maps, most of it lies in a rolling valley over a hill from the Inter
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Patchy frost this morning around Redding should give way to a sunny day. Today's high should be near 65 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Sun should be a staple this week, with highs in the 60s expected throughout the week and into the weekend. Friday and Saturday should be particularly warm, with a high
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With each season comes a new forum hosted by the Women's Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. " Foster Care: Who's Raising Our Children?" was the subject of the Jan. 25 winter forum held at the Shasta County Library in Redding. The sold-out lunch-time forum featured four speakers: Marta McKenzie, director
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What: Free Healthier Living Workshops When: Every Thursday from February 3 until March ,from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Where: Bloodsource, 1880 Park Marina Drive People living with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, lung disease, chronic pain and others are invited to attend a free workshop series t
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What: Be the Match Foundation holds a drive-up screening to find a bone marrow match for Brayden When: Wednesday (Feb. 2), 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: AT&T parking lot, 4434 Mountain Lakes Blvd. (off Oasis Road), Redding Four-year-old Brayden is in desperate need of a bone marrow donor, said organizer Josselyn Carter, wh
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You may remember my name in this sports section from way back in 2009. Needless to say I'm happy to be back associated with the Record Searchlight, and this will be a monthly event that I hope you come to think of as a treat.
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The Shasta College men's basketball team lost to Lassen 91-77 on Saturday.
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Slam Buckra, a north state rock guitarist best known for his eclectic musical style, has died.
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Redding fire crews Sunday morning put out a structure fire on Placer Street that likely caused around $200,000 in damage.
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In 1911: Everyone was still guessing Redding's population. If W. Dana Durand, director of the 13th census, did not hurry up it would be the longest guessing contest in history.
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Red Bluff Union High School District officials hope to restart in February a $6 million solar project that shut down after the contractor lost funding.
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Fire destroyed a home in Happy Valley on Sunday afternoon that was more than 70 years old.
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I think it's the bug-eyed look on the black cat, which I see on Yaz all the time.
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Fire destroyed a home in Happy Valley this afternoon that was more than 70 years old.
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A pedestrian was hit by a truck this afternoon in Hayfork, dispatchers said.
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Today we find two new REO properties for sale on the Alta’s, Alta Saga, and Alta Mesa. Both have their charms. We begin with 4665 Alta Saga, Redding 96002, listed for $194,900. It seems to be 1982 built 4/2 of about 1769 sqft. It
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An ambulance is responding to the Shasta Lake Rite Aid store, where dispatchers say a pedestrian was hit by a car this morning.
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A 22-year-old Anderson man is dead after he crashed early this morning into a telephone pole on Dersch Road in Redding, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Sundays are for family fun!
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Where? On the very spot where the Redding Civic Center and City Hall is located. The track was mainly a horse racing track but mule and pig races were also held here. Back in 1853 the location was known...
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Expect a cloudy morning with a chance of sun later in the day today in Redding. The high for today should be about 52 degrees, and forecasters predict a 70 percent chance of rain in the morning with sunshine gradually developing in the afternoon. Temperatures should drop to around 33 degrees tonight, but a high of 59 degr
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Redding police are saying a 45-year-old woman who was reported stabbed shortly after 7 a.m. likely was accidentally injured by broken glass that resulted from a fight.
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Redding fire crews this morning put out a structure fire on Placer Street that likely caused around $200,000 in damage.
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Patrons and hotel workers at the City Hotel in 1872 couldn’t pass up an opportunity to have their photo taken. The two men in the center in chef’s attire are George Burdick on the right and Mr. Edovarch on the left. The City Hotel was located at the corner of Market and Tehama Street where [...]
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My last column described how the investment services industry is addressing deficiencies in our financial regulatory system exposed after the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. The resulting Frank-Dodd financial reform law required the Securities and Exchange Commission to research solutions and report to Congress within six mont
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Q: What is the law in regard to hunting “exotic ranch animals” on private lands? I see an advertisement for hunts (pigs, goats, etc.) with no tags or licenses required. These hunts are offered 24/7 year-round. How can this be legal?
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Goodbye to one of the north state's most slammin', groovin' entertainers. Read reporter Jim Dyar's account of Slam Buckra's life and passing. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey. A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni
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The Trinity Wolves boys basketball team improved to 5-0 in the Sacramento Valley League with a 68-25 win over the Colusa Redskins on Saturday.
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Changing the city's hillside ordinance is still a priority for the Shasta Lake City Council, so much so that it's considering hiring an outside consultant to get it done.
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Dear Babe: In 1989, I went to what was called the West Coast National in San Francisco. While there, I purchased an uncut sheet of 1989 Upper Deck baseball cards that included Ken Griffey Jr.'s rookie card. A short time later, these sheets were confiscated by the authorities. Of course mine has been "in hiding"
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Services offered: On-site furniture touch up and furniture repairs at shop.
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Victoria Basinger and Kendall Lovett
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It was all about lights, cameras and action at Redding Community Access Television's (RCAC) grand-opening celebration for its new studios in the Cypress Square earlier this month.
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It always amazes me when an unlikely product or item becomes both functional and beautiful.
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Wendy Bruce and Joe Gallaty
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Gretchen Goodrich and Mitchell McIntyre
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It always amazes me when an unlikely product or item becomes both functional and beautiful. Cork, that hard knobby material used for wine bottle stoppers and pin-up boards, is one of those products.
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Monday is the last day to sign up for lacrosse — the country's fastest growing sport at the high school and collegiate levels. Sign up for Redding Lacrosse League's 2011 season, which kicks off in February. The RLL will offer the following divisions of play: Girls' U-13 and high school; boys' U-11, U-1
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"Who hasn't wanted to fly through the air?" asks Eric Rideout of Mount Shasta.
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Kayla Bradley and Korey Wygal
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Katie Kuschell and Michael Lee
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm a retired high school nurse interested in how kids self-soothe to de-stress. I observe kids having such stressed childhoods that most have some type of addictive behavior they use for stress relief. It doesn't have to be alcohol, state-changing drugs or cutting. It can be coffee, nicotine, fo
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One spring day I was fishing from a pontoon boat just east of the Bridge Bay boat docks near the Pitt River bridge. Right under the bridge in range of all the roar of Interstate 5 traffic, I caught about four spotted bass about a half pound each.
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Weekend excursions are a great way to take away the post-holiday, pre-spring blues. For the next few weeks, Bon Voyage will feature four north state weekend destinations within a few hours' drive of Redding; one for each of the four directions, for whichever way the winter wind blows you.
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Sarah Palko and William Lewis
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Lisa Buwalda and Michael Tullis
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The library is one of my favorite places to pass an hour with the kids on a really hot day or a really cold one. We manage to come home with a stack of books just about every other week. The boys usually pick two to four books each, but Payton requires a large canvas bag to cart her books home. She averages about 20 a visit
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In 2008, First 5 Commissions in Tehama, Glenn and Butte counties and Northern Valley Indian Health (NVIH) entered into a tri-county partnership to increase access to oral health services to young children ages birth through kindergarten.
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In difficult budget times, we must ensure that ourcitizens are not victimized."
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Local officials are railing against Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to cut the state's budget by having counties keep tabs on local parolees and start imprisoning nonviolent inmates like burglars and drug users.
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Homeless man was hero to many he met
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City plansto maintainbridge's look
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Repairs cost too much to keep business open
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Boy, 9, was retrieving ball in street; major head injuries
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In 1911: The Redding Chamber of Commerce cordially invited residents who have dead trees on their premises to cut them down and burn the brush. Chamber officials also urged residents to replace the dead trees with fast-growing evergreen trees to make the city's landscape attractive and beautiful in winter as well as in
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Does it sometimes feel like you've been making (and breaking) the same resolutions, year after year? Go to the gym. Lose weight. Eat better. If, like us, you are trying to improve your health and get in better shape (have you met anyone who isn't? Yes, we hate them too.) exploring your inner-Nerd really can make it
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Bobo is safe and sound in Austin, Texas, thanks to Tom Dunlap. I know this because I received an e-mail from the aforementioned fellow bearing a name just like my own.
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Bears have been coming to Anan Creek to chow down on pink salmon for thousands of years, but they're still full of surprises.
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The twice-annual Outdoor Retailer trade show, held in Salt Lake City, is an exhibition of to-be-released outdoors equipment from manufacturers around the world. After six days in Utah last week — demonstrating new gear, skiing powder, walking the trade-show floor — a few items began to surface as the best new pr
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Q: Please explain why when you are arrested and booked you go through the process and then are released. You do get your property back — if they find it — except for your cash, for which they give you a check. Now, if it is a DUI, they now have your driver's license, all your cash and let you go. Your car is
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Shasta County faces a peculiar challenge as its leaders wait to see whether state lawmakers approve a budget plan that would require counties to jail low-risk state prisoners.
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Over the last several weeks I've witnessed what I call the foreclosure economy.
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What: Shasta College Opera Workshop presents “The Tales of Hoffmann” When: Thursday through Saturday nights, Feb. 3, 4, and 5, at 7 p.m., with a matinee performance on Sunday, Feb. 6, at 3 p.m. Where: Shasta College Theater Cost: Tickets are available at the door for $12.00 (general admission), $8.00 (seniors and studen
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Taco Bell President Greg Creed has a beef with those who are suing over the chain's beef and he's retaliated with an "in your face" informational ad -- and threats of a lawsuit. As the snarky folks at Gawker.com explain...
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In February we continue to prune out the old and plant seeds for the new. Brian Marshall and Nancy Heinzel of Sawmill creek farm in Paradise wrote this beautiful description of February on their market farm: "February is often the cruelest month here in the north state. Tantalizing glimpses of clear blue sky are followed [.
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A 22-year-old woman was injured this morning in a rollover wreck on southbound Interstate 5 near the Deschutes Road exit.
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The photo in yesterday's History Mystery Photo Contest was the founding family of what is today the Phillips Brothers Mill at Oak Run. The mill is a fantastic place and is now listed on the coveted National Register of...
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Holy smoke! It's starting to look like our city attorney's clumsy attempts at circumscribing First Amendment speech on public property could end up in court and cost the city money it can ill afford to spend. Commenter John Harris e-mailed...
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Sitting here listening to the guys munching away, I am thinking about how wonderful it was to have all the warm weather and sunshine. What a nice change for all the horses to feel the heat of the sun dancing...
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One of my all time favorite Redding artists passed away recently at age 53. Damn. 53. Like much of Redding music, Slam was hard to categorize. I won’t try. Jim Dyar does a g
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I’ve been in a lot. Working on one project or another since last October and trying to make the most of my time I hadn’t taken the camera out for a long time. Like Violets A large patch of little purple flowers have sprung up on the east side of the big pine tree. Coaxed [...]
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Fog blankets the Redding area this morning, but it should clear up by 10 a.m.
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The north state has lost one of its most compelling artists. Musician and artist Slam Buckra died Friday at age 53. He had base of tongue cancer and had been sick for well over a year. Slam came to Shasta County from San Diego and was a fixture in the area music scene for close [...]
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The Cougars know that when the game gets close, they let their seniors take over.
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There is old saying that sometimes no news is good news.
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SHASTA LAKE — Less than three seconds left. Central Valley down by one. Janice Goekler at the line for two free throws against rival West Valley.
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An expanded Tri-Cities League schedule has yet to slow the Liberty Christian High boys basketball team.
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SHASTA LAKE — There is something about a West Valley-Central Valley boys basketball that brings out the intensity in everyone involved
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The Timberjacks' Jaime Curry led scoring with 29 points and 17 rebounds followed by Karmin McNeill with 13 points and Alysha Yeske with nine, as the Hayfork High School girls basketball team defeated Chester 55-22 on Friday.
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The Redding City Council has appointed a potent mix of tea party activists, union officers, businesspeople and other professionals to explore the idea of drafting a charter.
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Scenario: A northbound driver has stopped at the stop sign on Stillwater Road with intent, determination, desire, hope and a wish to turn left (west) onto highway 44. Directly across Highway 44, a stream of southbound traffic has stopped at its stop sign on Stillwater Road, and drivers proceed to enter Highway 44, turning r
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In 1911: Reports from the north told of a heavy snow that was falling in all parts of Siskiyou County. The railway already was deeply covered, and Southern Pacific had all of its track plows at work to keep the way clear. Saturday trains from the north may have faced delays.
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After championing service in the north state for 30 years, Kathy Ann Anderson, CEO of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation, will step down from her position in April.
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Two groups are threatening to sue the city of Redding if it goes ahead with a proposed policy that restricts speech outside the main public library.
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In the face a tough economy, Bank of Commerce Holdings in Redding earned $6.2 million in 2010, up from the $6 million it made in 2009, the company reported Friday.
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A Round Mountain man who had 17 allegedly malnourished horses seized from his property in 2008 has pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
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The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop will be closing its doors at Park Marina Drive store on Feb. 11.
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RED BLUFF — A popular magazine will list this Tehama County city as one of its top 20 places to live in the West.
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As Gov. Jerry Brown tries to balance the state budget, county and district fairs across California, including three in Shasta and Tehama counties, suddenly find themselves facing crippling budget cuts.
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YREKA —Three people were killed and one was injured when their car tumbled down an embankment into the Klamath River in rural Siskiyou County.
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Hear Slam Buckra died this week after a long illness. Slam was a fixture of the Redding music scene. Part Frank Zappa, part Frank Sinatra. Hard to pigeon-hole -- Slam bent a lot of genres. An original and one I'll...
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A young boy was transported to Mercy Medical Center with major life-threatening injuries Friday night after being struck by a car on Happy Valley Road. The collision occurred a little before 6pm Friday just west of Highway 273 next to the Deluxe Mobile Home Park. The nine-year-old boy was struck by a red Mustang converti
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A Los Molinos man was killed in a crash on Interstate Five in the Corning area early Friday morning in extremely foggy conditions. At around 3:30am, 22-year-old Francisco Madrigal Rodrigues, driving a 2003 Nissan 350Z, entered the freeway northbound at Liberal Avenue ahead of a tractor-trailer driven by a British Columbi
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A truck driver from Northern California was killed when his semi left Interstate 5 near Ashland and came to rest in a creek, spilling diesel and a load of produce in the water. Oregon State Police say 69-year-old Robert Ormerod of Shingletown died Thursday at the scene. No other details are available. Post expires at
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The former manager of the Shasta County Farm Bureau called in sick for her sentencing Friday. Melissa Lockie stole $78,000 from the Palo Cedro-based nonprofit over a period of seven years between 2002 and 2009. She resigned in August of 2009 after Board members planned to question her at a Board meeting about the missing
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Nearly four thousand dollars worth of equipment was stolen from a Red Bluff-area property. 54-year-old Jack Moser told Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies that sometime between 6 o’clock Wednesday night and 7 o’clock Thursday morning, somebody cut a chain on his gate in order to gain access to his property
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California Highway Patrol officers tonight are investigating a traffic collision involving a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a car.
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A 9-year-old boy suffered major head injuries Friday after he was hit by a car on Happy Valley Road near the Deluxe Mobile Home Park.
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The former manager of the Mountain Gate Community Services District pleaded not guilty this morning to six felony charges of voter fraud, three perjury charges and two counts of fraudulent voter registration.
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Crape myrtles are often cut back to stubs in winter. The aggressive pruning isn't necessary and can lead to an unhealthy or problem-prone plant.
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Garden-related classes coming up in the Redding area include sessions on soil, trees, pruning and chickens.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners answer a question about the benefits of soil amendments.
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Ants are a common household pest. A new University of California book aims to put pest control companies and homeowners on the same page with ant control.
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What: “Sleepless in Seattle” Fundraiser to benefit the American Heart Association When: Friday (Feb. 4), 5 p.m. Where: Cascade Theatre Cost: $20 for the gala (which includes movie admission) or $5 for the movie. Tickets are available at the Cascade Theatre — 243-8877 or cascadetheatre.org. All proceeds benefit the Am
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The name of the family is the pioneer Phillips family who established Phillips Brothers Mill at Oak Run back in the late 1900s that still operates today - by steam power. sllyons is our winner who guessed correctly at 9:21....
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Those beautiful $1.5 million fluted green lanterns appearing on the new $70 million-plus span...I trust when they were bid out they came with some graffiti-proof finishing, like those stainless steel subway cars in NYC. They sure look like a tempting...
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Three people were killed when the car they were in left Highway 96 south of Happy Camp and plunged into the Klamath River. Only the driver was wearing a seatbelt, and only the driver survived. At about 10:30 Thursday morning, 25-year-old Ahwenga Meyers of Yreka was behind the wheel of a 1999 Subaru westbound approaching
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 40 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 30 inches at base, 66 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 16 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with spots of ic
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Park Marina Drive is open to through traffic beneath the Cypress Avenue bridge. Vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians are again able to continue along Park Marina Drive in the stretch between Parkview Avenue and Locust Street. The intersection of Locust and Park Marina is again a 2-way stop, as it was prior to the start of
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A driver was killed in a crash on Interstate Five in the Corning area. It occurred at around 3:30 Friday morning in very foggy conditions just north of Liberal Avenue. The driver of a small white car lost control and sideswiped the front of a tractor-trailer rig, killing the driver of the car. After the big rig collided
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Caltrans is scheduled to begin adding a lane in each direction on Interstate 5 from Bonnyview Road to the Highway 44 interchange in Redding late this spring. The long-planned project received the green light from California Transportation Commission, which recently allocated $22.5 million for the “South Redding Six Lane
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Who is this pioneer family? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. I'm not looking for the names of everyone in the photo, just the last family name. Their descendants still reside in Shasta County. If you're the first...
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A Red Bluff man told police someone stole an air compressor and other items altogether valued at $3,725.
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If I were Patrick Jones I'd try to stay as far away as possible from anything Don Levenson-related. But Jones and his freelancing sidekick Rick Bosetti probably feel like they have no choice given the stakes in the escalating sales...
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Positively Healthy By Trudi Pratt Can you believe that 700 people showed up in Chico last week to hear a farmer from Virginia speak? How'd that happen? Joel Salatin got international recognition for his appearance in the hit documentary "Food,...
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The north state will see another unseasonably mild day today. But a cooling trend that started Thursday will continue through the weekend, leading to decent rain chances by late Saturday or early Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Afternoon temperatures in Redding will peak around 65 degre
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Here’s a rare bank owned condominium. As a proportion of our population, Redding doesn’t seem to have as many condos as other California communities. It’s a good choice for those who wish to enjoy swimming pools, well maint
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A 22-year-old Los Molinos man was killed this morning after a big rig hit his car on the northbound on-ramp to Interstate 5 from Liberal Avenue south of Corning.
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What: Jackson Heights Students Collect ‘Pennies for Patients’ When: Now through Friday (Feb. 4) Where: Jackson Heights Elementary School, 225 Jackson Street, Red Bluff, CA Jackson Heights Elementary School 6th graders are collecting pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters from January 18 to February 4 as part of the Penni
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Shasta County— The Public Health Advisory Board Membership Committee is recruiting to fill two vacancies on the Public Health Advisory Board. The Advisory Board was formed to increase community involvement in Public Health’s efforts to protect and promote the health of the community. Applicants must live within Shasta C
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This month, Sheila Ashmun broke new terrain by becoming Shasta County’s first female undersheriff. Ashmun is No. 2 in command, the highest rank a female officer has held with the department. A veteran of 20 years in Shasta County law enforcement experience, Ashmun was appointed by Sheriff Tom Bosenko to succeed former un
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The November election sent a clear message to Washington: less government, less debt, less spending. President Obama certainly heard it, but judging from his State of the Union address, he doesn't believe a word of it. The people say they want cuts? Sure they do — in the abstract. But any party that actually da
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Sacramento — like Redding and countless other cities — spends millions of dollars on marketing and promotions to attract out-of-town visitors to stay in the city's hotels, eat in the city's restaurants, shop in the city's stores. The rationale is simple: Those visitors lift local business and cont
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Hatchet Ridge Wind anything but 'green'
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Neighborhood needs a trail
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PALO CEDRO — The Hornets learned that no lead is safe in the Eastern Athletic League.
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Last Friday, the Foothill High boys basketball team fell to Pleasant Valley on the road by three points. In a very deep and tough conference such as the Eastern Athletic League North, it's not surprising a team could slip up and lose a game or two, especially the deep and talented Cougars.
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Something about second halves always get to the Red Hawks women's basketball team.
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The Shasta High School girls basketball team was handed its fifth straight loss, 57-41, by Chico on Thursday.
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Redding officials Tuesday will discuss buying the 110,000-square-foot Costco store on Dana Drive, a property they once seriously considered for a new police station.
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Andy McCurdy believes there are lessons to be learned from the new Redding School of the Arts campus being built off Shasta View Drive.
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A bench at Anderson River Park will be dedicated Monday to a former Anderson man killed by kidnappers in Iraq in 2006.
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A vacation to Mexico turned into a mystery ride for a Redding family who found a digital camera while snorkeling and managed to trace the owner to Canada.
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Real Living Real Estate Professionals has launched a new website that the company says will allow Redding consumers to more quickly and efficiently find a home.
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The former Greyhound bus station in downtown Redding has been purchased by a couple who plan to relocate their medical billing company to the Butte Street building within a year.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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"Legally Blonde, The Musical" will hit the stage at the Redding Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
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Red Bluff may make shelter permanent
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A downtown Thai restaurant has closed. But a new cafe could soon open in its place.
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Redding Soroptimists will hold their 39th annual Mardi Gras fundraiser Saturday night.
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Bob Nugent slowly worked the room, carefully studying the 42 pieces of art he selected to be in Turtle Bay Exploration Park's inaugural West Coast Biennial. With hand on his chin, or bending over for a close look, he took on the difficult task before him.
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In 1911: The people of Red Bluff were being roused to riots against Chinese residents by a moving-picture representation of the mysterious murder of Elsie Sigel in New York. One suspect was a Chinese man, but the murder went unsolved. Gov. Johnson said to interviewers he did not know what he could do to stop the moving pict
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Redding manguilty in death
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One hears a lot of talk that we need to get back to the Constitution as the Founders understood it. Maybe. Maybe not. Did you know that in 1817, then-President James Madison vetoed a federal road- and canal-construction bill --...
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Walt McNeill, the lawyer who says he's preparing to file a lawsuit against the city of Redding challenging its recent rate increase -- because of transfers from the utility to the general fund -- can't be taking city officials completely...
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Press release from Shasta County Sheriff's Office: DATE/TIME: 1-26-0-2011 at approximately 0930 hours CRIME/INCIDENT: Robbery and battery on a person with serious bodily injury  LOCATION: 2069 Cascade Blvd. City of Shasta Lake Ca. VICTIM(S): Amyot, Joseph 20 years of age SUSPECTS(S): Kirk, Heath 20 years of age Rasmussen,
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A vacation to Mexico turned into a mystery ride for a Redding family who found a digital camera while snorkeling and managed to trace the owner to Canada.
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Redding officials Tuesday will discuss buying the 110,000-square-foot Costco store on Dana Drive, a property they once seriously considered for a new police station.
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A 21-year-old Redding man will serve time in prison for the death of a 21-year-old woman who was killed in an alcohol-related crash. In the very early morning of September 7th, Stephen BakerRubio was behind the wheel of a 2002 Volkswagon GTI, with Emily Weaver in the passenger seat. The car was southbound on Old Oregon T
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A man set to stand trial alongside his sister for the severe abuse of a little boy appeared in court Thursday. In December of 2009, Shasta County Sheriffs Deputies following up on an anonymous tip arrived at a house on Rhonda Road south of Anderson, and discovered a severely beaten 7-year-old boy. The child had been beat
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A man was able to escape from a wrecked car before it burst into flames Thursday afternoon. Shortly before four o’clock, 31-year-old Allein Carla was westbound on Meadowview Drive when he came to the bridge over Churn Creek. He told CHP offi
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The old Obama in new clothing
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Legislators ought to slam brakes on city 'crash taxes'
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I'm kind of embarrassed that we here in NorCal are getting the most fantastic sunny breaking-all-high-temperature-for-this-date records weather, while the rest of the country is hitching up the sled dogs. If I could package it up and send it to you shivering in the snowdrifts, I would.
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Will the city charter drive go anywhere or lead to a dead end? I tend to think the latter, but the only way to know is to thoroughly explore the issue, which the City Council has named a panel to...
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Firefighters this afternoon quickly contained a car fire near Meadow View Drive and Churn Creek Road south of Redding.
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So reports the latest Shasta Voices newsletter: A lawsuit is in the process of being filed against the Redding Electric Utility (REU) by Citizens for Fair REU Rates, seeking refunds for REU customers for excessive rate charges. If this goes...
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Hey, it's as rare as a northern spotted owl these days, so I've got to highlight this NY Times item: Moody's Investors Service has begun to recalculate the states' debt burdens in a way that includes unfunded pensions, something states...
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As far as I know, the Record Searchlight and its owner, the E.W. Scripps Co., had nothing whatsover to do with the setup of a WikiLeaks-style website created by students at the City University of New York to speed the...
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A 43-year-old Red Bluff man has been arrested for the sexual molestation of a six-year-old family member. Child Protective Services called Red Bluff Police to a school Wednesday after sexual abuse allegations surfaced. Detectives investigated the matter, leading to the arrest of Allan Joseph Mikesell. The abuse is allege
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A 19-year-old Cottonwood woman was the reported victim of a carjacking in Redding. Khrystyne Wright told officers that she was at an unspecified southeast Redding location Wednesday morning when a man and a woman in their 20′s assaulted her, held her down on the ground, and took the keys to her vehicle. Wright said
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Two men have been arrested after reportedly beating up a 20-year-old man in the City of Shasta Lake and taking his bicycle. Shasta County Sheriffs Deputies were called to Shasta Regional Medical Center Wednesday morning on a report of a battery victim. Joseph Amyot told deputies that two men he did not know had beat him
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Two suspected thieves have been arrested in Gerber. Shortly before three o’clock Wednesday afternoon, employees of Crain Orchards reported seeing 18-year-old Edgar Garcia and 23-year-old Sesar Garcia on a quadrunner in the parking lot. Witnesses reported that a cell phone was stolen from a Honda Accord belonging to
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We received this list a few minutes ago from Freddie Mac about upcoming government owned REO properties soon to be for sale: Property Status: PRE-LISTING Address City CountySt Bed
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1. Cultural Cruise 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Exhibits at Turtle Bay Museum, Shasta County Arts Council’s Old City Hall Gallery, Redding City Hall, the Redding Library, First United Methodist Church, Shasta State Historic Park, Shasta College Art Gallery and North Valley Art League. Refreshments at each hosting gallery. Cr
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California native and artist Kimberly Makin was married and had two children in Denver, Colo. Her husband died when her youngest was 14 months old. On a visit to California after her husband’s death, her mom taught her stained glass as a diversion, and in Makin’s words, “It was awesome.” She returned to California,
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It’s not something you see on the menus at most Mexican restaurants around here, so I ordered the birria (goat) tacos at Ortega’s Restaurant in Palo Cedro.
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A 21-year-old Redding man accused of vehicular manslaughter will not go to trial after pleading guilty to the charge today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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After weeks and weeks of seeing shiny décor displayed in store windows and Christmas music playing pretty much everywhere, the holiday season is over. Finally. Whew. The months leading up to the New Year are often exhausting. Mix that with the cold weather and you’ve just given yourself the perfect reason to visit La Con
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For many opera fans, attending a performance at San Francisco’s majestic War Memorial Opera House is the pinnacle of performing arts in the north state.
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Anderson police are looking for a man accused of stealing a puppy at Walmart on Wednesday.
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Red Bluff police have arrested a man suspected of molesting a six-year old girl last month.
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Q. Do you believe in evil spirits? Does your faith practice exorcism? I do not believe in evil spirits or exorcism. A few Buddhist sects do practice literal or metaphorical exorcism. Most traditional Buddhists prefer a more positive and preventive practice of chanting blessings or protections (parittas) either routinely or
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We like the Gothic-style windows on the converted garage. Hmm. Then there’s the kitchen. Ready for your bric-a-brac, whatever that is. This one looks good on pa
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Seniors have so many talents and unique gifts. This senior plays the trumpet and wanted to incorporate that into her senior portraits. Art Merchants: [pushposters.com] | http://personalthrows.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are conniption, janky and scooch. Ethereal, Lightness & BeingAs far back as she could remember, Gloria Brackens had never spent a day of her life happy, and rightly so, she thought.There was the s
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Newly elected Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul yesterday unveiled a bill to cut half a trillion dollars from the federal budget. The Washington Examiner's David Freddoso takes a close look that makes for sobering reading. More than the realism of this...
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This Inc magazine dispatch from Norway is the most intriguing story I've read this week. One snippet: Norway is also full of entrepreneurs like Wiggo Dalmo. Rates of start-up creation here are among the highest in the developed world, and...
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I know that the pieces have been hanging all week, but now I have to go stand NEXT to them and show my face!  I couldn't even go to the last show I had my (1) painting hung in because I felt out of place, so now the terror of having 12 of them, right there, all up in the public face and all, really has
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Reporter Greg Lucas visits Jerry Brown's conference room and finds things have changed since Schwarzenegger left. The first thing a visitor notices in the austere but cheery gubernatorial conference room now occupied by Jerry Brown isn't the absence of Conan...
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Shasta County Sheriff's deputies arrested two men Wednesday they suspected of beating another man unconscious and stealing his bicycle.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 40 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 30 inches at base, 66 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 16 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with spots of
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Redding police Wednesday evening arrested a man and a woman they suspected in a carjacking reported earlier that day.
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In response to my post yesterday, "Larry" e-mailed memories of his first -- and, presumably, only -- ant farm: Yeah...I remember. I spotted an ant farm in Kresse Five and Dime for the princely sum of 49 cents. (I think)...
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Love Shasta County history? Want to learn more about it? Have some extra time on your hands? Here's your chance. Beginning February 2, 2011, I'll be teaching Shasta County history once again - this time at Simpson University. Simpson has...
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The northern Sacramento Valley will see one more unseasonably mild day today before cooler weather sets in Friday through the weekend. Afternoon temperatures in Redding today will peak around 68 degrees under mostly clear skies, according to the National Weather Service. The average high in Redding on this date i
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It meandered and wound its way through some of the major gold mining areas beginning at the Tower House and traveling on down through Whiskey Creek, Shasta, Lower Springs, Horsetown, Muletown, Texas Springs and Briggsville eventually ending at Olney Creek...
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To those in authority who deemed it necessary to remove the cold and huddled community who found frigid refuge under Clear Creek bridge at the very spiritual gates and limits of our city: I wonder, what goes through your mind? Maybe we can recount history to find out what goes on in the homeless minds, hearts and souls ..
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What: Acoustic Sunday, featuring "Jethro Jeremiah," at Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant When: Sunday (Jan. 30), 6 - 8 pm Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant, 1790 Market St. Cost: $10 This is a private ticketed event. The restaurant will be closed and the bar will be open with happy hour pricing on drinks. Website: [...]
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So that you don’t have to twiddle your “green thumbs” during the winter, here are some activities to make gardening interesting and fun, without digging in the mud. First, remember, “you are what you eat.” Be careful. Growing your own food changes you, gives you another perspective on a healthier life, on your use
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In 1911: Who was the mysterious woman on the streets of Redding? Everyone who saw her was puzzled. No one had seen her enter a door to linger or address more than the briefest conversation to her chauffeur. He drove a low rakish car of French make, which met the lady at the Redding depot the morning of her early arrival. Wh
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More Shasta County farmers markets this year will accept Electronic Benefit Transfer cards, the modern equivalent of food stamps, as part of a redoubled effort to reduce obesity.
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Like an English paper scrawled in scarcely legible handwriting and dropped in a puddle on the way to school for good measure, the Redding School District board's special meeting at 7:30 a.m. Monday to ratify one-time bonuses for retiring employees looks terrible.
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Despite what you might have heard, the coming battle on Capitol Hill is not really about "government spending" in the abstract. It's about two radically different visions of how money should be spent.
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Redding reaches out to help the homeless
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The former manager of the Mountain Gate Community Services District faces six felony charges of voter fraud, three perjury charges and two counts of fraudulent voter registration.
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A Redding woman and her son celebrated her 103rd birthday Wednesday with a flight over the city.
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The Shasta College men’s basketball team made a late run, but fell to College of the Siskiyous 67-66 in Weed on Wednesday.
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RED BLUFF –The California Highway Patrol is looking for an Anderson man in connection with an early morning assault at Ide Adobe State Park.
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A 34-year-old Redding woman who died last week when she was thrown from her SUV was driving recklessly, tailgating, yelling at other motorists and speeding before the wreck, traffic investigators said Wednesday.
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Even though the school year is only a little more than half over, the number of Shasta County parents charged this year with misdemeanors for not sending their kids to school has doubled since last school year.
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Redding motorists are more likely to wind up in serious wrecks than other midsize California city drivers, state statistics show.
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With a little more than four weeks to go until the Northern Section Masters prep wrestling championships, teams are trying to find out where they are at and how far they have left to go.
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PALO CEDRO — Chico's Sterling Smith may have just notched his name as the Northern Section MVP with his performance Wednesday night.
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Federal officials expect a large turnout for this weekend's job fair at the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding.
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Redding oncologist/hematologist Behrooz Zidehsarai is moving his office.
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Shasta County deputies tonight responded to a report of two people dressed as Bigfoot, which turned out to be only a couple of kids goofing off.
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Awkward timing aside, district buyout adds u
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Last Thursday, the second meeting of The Redding Safe Camp Homeless Alliance was held at Loaves and Fishes. Many organizations were represented and a number of concerned citizens were also in attendance.
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A 19-year-old Anderson man is being sought after allegedly attacking two teenage girls with a broken bottle. Early Tuesday morning, CHP officers headed to Ide Adobe State Park just north of Red Bluff after a disturbance was reported. As the officers were arriving, they saw a man running out of the park in a hurry. Inside
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A Redding woman and her son celebrated her 103rd birthday today several hundred feet over the city.
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The California Highway Patrol is looking for an Anderson man in connection with a Tuesday assault at Ide Adobe State Park.
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The body of a Red Bluff woman has been recovered on the northern California coast. According to the Times-Standard of Eureka, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Posse located 29-year-old Veronica Dickison two miles south of Dry Lagoon on the beach at about 11:15 Tuesday morning. Dickison and her spouse, 27-year-o
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A motorcyclist had to put his heavy bike down and take a slide on Cypress Avenue, and still struck the big car he trying to avoid. A little after 11 o’clock Wednesday morning, the unidentified man in his 50s was westbound on a Harley-Davidson
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A puddle of mercury was discovered on a street in Lake California. Tehama County officials were called to the Cottonwood gated community shortly before 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. Tehama County Sheriff’s deputies, CHP officers, and Cal-Fire personnel examined the 3′ x 2′ spot on Bonanza King Driv
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Two new jobs in the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office will save the county money. The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to consolidate three positions into two new jobs. The new Chief Deputy District Attorney positions will replace the Chief Fiscal Officer and Assistant District Attorney, as well as one Dep
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As the Governing Board of the Redding School District seeks out a new superintendent, they’re looking to make it a more democratic process. They’ve hired an advisory firm to find the new top administrator, but the advisor needs to be told what traits, skills, abilities, and experience is wanted in a superinte
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A Corning woman says her former landlord left her door open for maintenance, and created an opportunity for thieves. Last week Rebecca Kern was in the process of moving out of a home she had been renting on Samson Avenue in Corning. She had last been there on the 19th at 3pm. She returned to gather more of her stuff on t
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Over $13,000 worth of horse tack was stolen last week from a Corning barn. The theft is believed to have taken place sometime between 4pm on January 16th and 3pm on January 21st. Kathy Lowe reported to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office that someone had entered her unlocked barn on Woodson Avenue in Corning and sto
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Planning guru Paul Shigley reports from the UCLA Extension Land Use Law and Planning Conference and finds life grim for the people trying to make local governments work: The number and detail of state mandates continues to increase. The ability...
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A 34-year-old Redding woman who died last week when she was thrown from her SUV was driving recklessly, tailgating, yelling at other motorists and speeding prior to the wreck, traffic investigators said today.
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January 26, 2011  11:30a.m. CASE# 11-4226 UPDATED PRESS RELEASE On January 20, 2011 officers from the Redding Police Department responded to a fatal single vehicle traffic collision involving a 1993 Nissan Pathfinder. The collision occurred on Eastside Rd. south of S. Bonnyview Rd. Victoria Yell, 34 years of Redding, was
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Right turns on a red light, after stopping are now prohibited at East and Tehama Street.  The City of Redding in cooperation with Cal-Trans posted "No Right Turn on Red" signs for traffic traveling northbound on East Street at the Tehama Street intersection (near Shasta Regional Medical Center). The signs are clearly visib
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If so, chances are it was "Uncle Milton's Ant Farm." Milton Levine, its co-inventor, has died at 97. From the AP via the LA Times: Milton Levine, co-inventor of the classic Ant Farm toy that gave millions of youngsters a...
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Who says senior portraits have to be boring? This photo was his 2nd yearbook picture this year for Enterprise High. It showed his personality to a T! What's your personality, how do you want to be remembered in your senior year of high school? Call today for a free portrait consult! Our Spring special is just around the co
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Should either party come out of budget negotiations declaring victory, California will be the loser. So says state Treasurer Bill Lockyer, a Democrat, in a weekend speech diagnosing California's budget gridlock and the way out. Read the whole thing....
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In response to a column I recently wrote, a friend dug out this 1950 California Office of Civil Defense pamphlet (note Gov. Earl Warren's name on it) entitled "Survival Under Atomic Attack." After reading it, I feel so much better...
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Authorities today will finish cleaning up a mercury spill in the Lake California section of Cottonwood after receiving reports of the hazardous material Tuesday afternoon.
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Tehama County Sheriff's deputies Tuesday evening rushed to a street in the gated community of Lake California, where a mercury spill was reported on a street.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 37 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 30 inches at base, 66 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 14 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with spots of
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 37 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 30 inches at base, 66 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 14 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with spots of
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Its route began at the Hardscrabble Mine at Piety Hill on today's Cloverdale Road and ended at Clear Creek. The people who built it were mostly Chinese during the years of the Gold Rush. Both of these photos were...
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Enjoy Realtor Skip Murphy's eclectic blog (worth a click just for his panoramic photo of the wind turbines atop a snowy Hatchet Ridge). Today he's got a nostalgic piece about the old Shasta Daylight train. For train or history...
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Sitting here listening to the horses shuffling in their fresh straw, I think about what a nice day Honey Bandit had today. He got to meet his Auntie Tami, my sis from Washington, and put on quite the little show...
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Some time back in a more graceful age, you could ride the Shasta Daylight from Redding. Riders watched Mt Shasta go by in daylight hours from a comfortable railcar with an observation dome, and enjoyed meals in the articulated Pullman diner-tavern-lounge car, which offered 3 railcar length unimpeded interior space.
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The long string of dry, unseasonably mild days will continue today in the northern Sacramento Valley. Temperatures in Redding will peak around 74 degrees under mostly clear skies this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The average high temperature in Redding on this date is 56 degrees.
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The Shasta Family Justice Center (SFJC) is seeking volunteers to help victims of Family Violence. Volunteers are needed to help with child care, client services, the reception area and to organize our donation areas (clothing, toys and food). The next training is scheduled for Friday, January 28, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.
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What: Living Well With Diabetes Class When: Monday, February 7 & Wednesday, February 9, 6 p.m.  – 8 p.m. Where: Mercy Medical Center Redding’s Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center Cost: FREE but space is limited so pre-registration is required. Join Mercy Medical Center Redding’s Wound Healing and Hyperba
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Is it perversion or preference?  You have certain sexual or sensual experiences that make you feel good, that toot your horn, blow your skirt up or knock your socks off. You enjoy acting out your fantasies with others who share in your excitement.  You are not hurting anyone.  You pay your taxes, contribute to charity,
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Yet another single-digit league loss for the Wolves girls basketball team.
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In 1911: Coroner John Larkin was confined to his home in Centerville for a week through sickness. He has not enjoyed the best of health since the first of the year and deems it admirable to stay indoors. In his absence, Leslie Alward, the deputy coroner, attended to official duties.
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When I get home from work I need to get dinner on the table pretty quickly. How can I made this process easier and more efficient? Even if it sounds tedious, it pays to sit down once a week to make a menu for the coming days. Not only will you avoid stress by knowing what's for dinner each night, but you'll have
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A failure of integrity is like a virus, and it's amazing sometimes how far it can spread.
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When I mention that my family used kerosene lamps when I was a small child in the South during the 1930s, that is usually taken as a sign of our poverty, though I never thought of us as poor at the time.
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Cut the government that clogs economy
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Student assembly
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Four players for the Central Valley High School girls basketball team scored in double digits Tuesday as the Falcons defeated the Yreka Miners 63-46.
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In order for the Lions to make a run at the girls Tri-Cities League title, they need put teams away when they have the chance.
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North state football fans will be able to cheer on one of their own during Super Bowl XLV when Chico native Aaron Rodgers leads the Green Bay Packers onto the field at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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Local political voices of different viewpoints found common ground Tuesday night in agreeing the president's State of the Union address was light on specifics.
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A heavy dose of skepticism and uncertainty dominated a sparsely attended health care reform forum Tuesday morning at C.R. Gibbs American Grille in Redding.
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The family of a Redding man who died after being punched on a Redding dance floor has filed a wrongful-death suit against the bar's owner and the man accused of punching him.
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A group of homeless people camping near the Clear Creek Bridge once again packed their belongings Tuesday after Redding police told them to leave by today.
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday consolidated three positions in the district attorney's office into two new jobs.
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Coroner identifies man killed in fire
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Today: 7:30 a.m., sifting and grading of all breeds of halter bulls, Don Smith Pavilion. Noon to 7 p.m., trade show. 1 p.m., working stock dogs. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Ted Robinson cow horse clinic, Pauline Davis Pavilion. 6 p.m. cocktails, followed by buyer and consignor dinner, raffle and auction at fairgrounds cafeteria ($15
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A recent effort by Shasta County to keep at-risk kids with their parents rather than putting them in foster care came under scrutiny at a forum Tuesday by the Women's Fund of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation.
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Searchers on Tuesday found the body of a Red Bluff woman who was swept out to sea Friday morning about three miles north of Patrick's Point State Park near Orick.
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Redding fire investigators are blaming a faulty electrical blanket in a blaze that damaged an east side home Tuesday morning.
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Despite a recent string of sunny days, road workers rebuilding the Oasis Road interchange at Interstate 5 plan to wait until spring to finish the project.
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ARCADIA Health Care has achieved the Gold Seal of Approval for Health Care Staffing Services certification from The Joint Commission.
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John P. Schafer, Shasta Lake
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Loss of integritydoesn't remainquarantined
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New heroes versus the old
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Murna Clements, Redding
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A little boy is desperately in need of a bone marrow transplant, and his southern Californian mother is turning to her Redding roots for help. Four-year-old Brayden is apparently proving to be a difficult case in terms of finding a matching donor. An effort will be made to do so next Wednesday, and as many people as poss
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Safety trumps convenience in a downtown Redding intersection due to a volatile mix of pedestrians and accelerating traffic. Redding Police say they will aggressively enforce the new rules for the intersection of East Street and Tehama Street, which becomes eastbound Highway 44. Following numerous citizen reports, as well
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Score one for downtown Redding pedestrians. Caltrans and the city of Redding recently made two changes at the intersection of East and Tehama streets, next to Shasta Regional Medical Center. Both changes are good for people who aren’t steering 4,000 pounds of steel. First, motorists going northbound on East Street may no
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The family of a Redding man who died after being punched on a Redding dance floor has filed a wrongful death suit against the bar’s owner and the man who punched him.
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Number of foreclosures rises as collections fall after a borrowing and building boom. The Wall Street Journal reports here. Excerpts: Since 2008, nearly 200 religious facilities have been foreclosed on by banks, up from eight during the previous two years...
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Shasta County supervisors today approved a proposal to consolidate three positions in the district attorney's office into two new ones.
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The Shasta County Coroner has identified the man who died in a mobile home fire in Happy Valley early Saturday morning.
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Locals who are looking for a place to raise their voices in song are welcome to join the Redding Community Choir. The group has no ulterior motives, and they don’t want your money. They just like to sing together. Rehearsals have begun for the Choir’s Spring session, but it’s certainly not too late to j
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The Shasta County Coroners Office has identified the man found dead in a residential structure fire in Happy Valley. crews were called to the Saddle Trail mobile home early Saturday morning. The structure was fully involved when they arrived. The body of 80-year-old Roy Blake was found inside the home. His cause of death
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A former fire chief for the City of Anderson accused of misconduct won’t face any criminal charges because prosecutors say it’s too late to file them. A report released by the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office Monday makes a number of allegations against former Anderson Fire Protection District C
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Click to read article If only because that would imply we had a brief rise befo
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Well, we're finally getting that auto mall some have coveted for years. No, they're not dusting off plans to revisit Churn Creek Bottom, nearly four years after Shasta County Supervisors narrowly defeated the proposed 107-acre, $110 million Shasta Regional Auto Mall at Knighton Road and Interstate 5. It w
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Is that Jerry McGee at the tag end of that Wallner Plumbing radio ad? Sure sounds like him saying, "Look for Wallner in your Yellow Pages." That voice always takes me back to 1967 and "Jerry's Jumpin' Jukebox" on KRDG...
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What: Comedy Night at Colusa Casino Featuring Ty Barnett of Comedy Central When: Saturday (Jan. 29) Where: Colusa Casino Cost: $25, call 530-742-2787. Please mention the North State Symphony when ordering tickets. North State Symphony is participating in this Comedy Night in partnership with Yuba-Sutter Regional Arts Counci
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What: Shipwreck Entertainment Presents Shipwreck'd in Dead Bluff When: Friday (Jan. 28), 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Where: The Tremont Cafe & Creamery, 731 #1 Main St., Red Bluff, CA Cost: $4 cover, doors open at 6 p.m. All ages. Featuring: White Rose, of Red Bluff -- prog metal music Dirtnap Deluxe, of Redding -- [...]
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A trial for two Redding defendants accused of murdering a Sacramento man has been postponed until May.
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C.R. Gibbs American Grille now offers online reservations through OpenTable (a web site I used when living in D.C.). Reservations in this economy? GM Ed Rullman says business is picking up and he and his partners are always looking ahead....
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A house in east Redding sustained extensive fire damage Tuesday morning, but it would have been worse if not for a conscientious neighbor. The fire at 1815 Sutterwood Drive, at the corner of Sutterwood and Silverwood, apparently started from a faulty electric blanket, then spread up a wall and into the attic. Nobody was
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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 TRINITY RIVER, Junction City — Steelhead fishing improved throughout the week as the river continued to drop and clear. Good anglers were getting around four hookups a day on a mix of wild and hatc
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Turns out Assembly District 2's own Jim Nielsen is the top gas-guzzler in the California Legislature, according to a review of records by the Chronicle, which notes that lawmakers enjoy the perk of unlimited state-paid gasoline. Hey, I'd enjoy that...
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After the wedding show in Sacramento we have been booking up our year like crazy. I am really looking forward to this year's weddings. From San Francisco to Tahoe and Redding as well, we will be traveling all over to some incredible sites! If you are looking into us for a 2011 or 2012 wedding, don't wait to call to set up y
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 31 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 30 inches at base, 66 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 21 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Plowed and sanded, but icy.
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Redding fire investigators are blaming a blaze that damaged an east side home on a faulty electrical blanket.
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This morning Prince gets a last-minute improvement. I had stitched a brown ruffled shirt to go under a faux suede, thigh-length vest but it was just too much brown and not enough pop. He’ll be in the mail today but first he needs a new top. Prince 1 was shirtless early this morning when I [...]
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Searchers have found the body of a Red Bluff woman who was swept out to sea Friday morning about three miles north of Patrick's Point State Park near Trinidad.
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This so called "system of justice" is flawed because it depends upon the honesty and integrity of it's components, judges, mediators, attorneys, clerks etc. At one time that may have been enough, unfortunately in the present day it is not.The people that hold these revered and respected positions and hold so much power over
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Dr. Mckellar has just moved to a position where he can take children from good parents directly and in bulk.Dr. J. Reid Mckellar is now a manager at "Children and Family Services!"This is one of those things that make you question whatever faith you hold, this man has been implicated by many members of the "CALI
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The bigger they are, the harder they fell. If you have a $200K house that lost half it’s value, you lost $100K. But if you have an $800K house lose half it’s value, well, that’s another matter entirely. 4 times worse, innit? It
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The north state can expect a repeat of Monday's unseasonably balmy weather today. Afternoon temperatures in Redding will peak around 74 degrees under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. The average high in Redding on this date is 56 degrees. North to northwest winds will blow to
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The beads have been ordered, the robes have been pressed, the crowns have been shined and the King Cakes are being made … this all could only mean one thing … Soroptimist International of Redding is in Mardi Gras mode. Soroptimist International of Redding’s 39th Annual Mardi Gras is just days away. An evening of [...]
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It's been five years since Femme de Joie set foot in International House of Pancakes, and that was only because she was in an unfamiliar city for an unpleasant reason and didn't feel up to looking for a decent place to eat.  The only memory she carries with her of that breakfast was how horrifyingly, [...]
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In 1911: Anderson officials announced the building of a modern hotel on a lot purchased by J. Mirandette. The hotel was planned to be a two-story brick building containing 40 rooms on the first floor. Mirandette stated he feels that there is room for another hotel here and that Anderson, as a fruit center, has a great futur
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California already has a well-deserved reputation as a public deadbeat.
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Fluoridation is simply a fraud
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There's no doubt about it: The one element of Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed state budget producing the most protest and the quickest action so far is his plan to eliminate local redevelopment agencies (RDAs).
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Sun Oaks Aquatics of Redding (SOAR) swimmer Connor Doran won three of her six events and participated in two winning relay teams as part of the Sierra Nevada All-Star swim team in Selma over the weekend.
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Pine Street Auto Repair in downtown Redding has closed.
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Home values in Shasta County in 2010 tumbled for the fourth straight year as the annual median sales price hit $171,000, a 10 percent drop from 2009, according to MDA DataQuick.
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RENO -- — A proposal from the wife of Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens to create a sanctuary in Nevada for wild horses removed from public rangeland around the West has been rejected, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management said Friday.
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It wasn't his first choice. But the West Cypress Avenue location Mark Abouzeid has picked to expand his Volkswagen dealership to Redding will allow him to sell cars – something he could not have done with plan A.
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Shasta County's prosecutors say they would have filed charges in a host of "abhorrent" and "troubling" allegations against a former Anderson fire chief, but the statutes of limitations on the cases had expired.
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Redding School District trustees early Monday morning approved a $15,000 retirement incentive and substantial health care improvements for teachers and other certificated employees.
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A Redding man will continue serving his minimum 54-year prison sentence for a 1997 murder after a Shasta County Superior Court judge Monday denied his bid for a new trial.
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A Red Bluff family is suing a youth football team in Cottonwood, alleging they were expelled because they began questioning the organization's financial policies.
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A March 15 trial date was set Monday for an owner and employees of a now-defunct recreational vehicle dealership in Anderson accused of bilking customers out of an estimated $300,000.
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A friend (and a bit of wag) e-mails this comment on today's story about Simpson U.'s new online degree program: I was wondering if this move isn't in anticipation of an adopted charter and a full-time mayor and city council?...
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Volunteers are needed at the Shasta Family Justice Center. The facility opened in September of 2010, and has quickly become a valuable resource for the citizens of Shasta County. Over 600 people have visited the center since its opening. Executive Director Michael Burke says that volunteers are needed to help victims of
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Redding Police say that a recent story about an east Redding woman getting assaulted and robbed in her own backyard by smoking teenage bullies was all made up. On Friday the 14th of January, officers were called to the home of 35-year-old Maureen Saari on Del Sol Place, which shares a fence with the Enterprise High Schoo
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A Gerber man probably thought he’d never see his stolen painkillers again, and another Gerber man probably thought he’d never get pulled over while riding his bicycle. At 2:20am Sunday morning, Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped 26-year-old Edward Thomas Jr for riding a bicycle without the proper
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A trio of recycling thieves were reportedly caught in Red Bluff. At 2:25 Monday morning, a Wal-Mart employee told Red Bluff Police he had discovered a theft in progress of bales of cardboard from behind the store. The bales, which were intended for recycling, had been loaded into a moving van that had just fled. A few mi
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Of all the "mamas" who helped shape me — a tag-team effort that included my mother, her eight sisters, several teachers and the mothers of a few of my friends — no one meant more to me than my grandmothers.
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*Free Community Event*Friday, January 28th 4-8 p.m.City of Redding“2011 Art In The City”Show featuring Local Artists:Lita Coulthart-VillanuevaGerry Blasingame D’Ann Bourne Mike Kelly William Marlow Redding School of the ArtsJim Duckworth Aaron
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There were some tense moments in the Shingletown area Monday morning as a man allegedly threatened to harm his neighbor by various methods. A little after 11am, Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a home on Starlight Pines Road, located off of Highway 44 several miles east of Shingletown. According to S
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Two arrests were made after Red Bluff Police Officers came under attack while coming to the aid of an injured man. Shortly after 2am Saturday morning, an officer found a man suffering from a head injury lying on his back alongside Washington Street. More officers arrived, and as they were attending to 42-year-old David R
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Cal-Fire plans to torch almost six-hundred acres at the eastern edge of Shasta County this week. The 596 acre burn will be conducted either Wednesday or Thursday, depending on weather and air quality. The McArthur Swamp prescribed burn is intended to reduce potential fire hazard to timberlands adjacent to the burn site,
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Cal-Trans has announced the allocation of about one billion dollars for 107 transportation projects statewide. Included in the allocation is funding for a couple of projects in Redding, one of them a major job. A half-million dollars has been secured to complete landscaping and irrigation as a finishing touch for the Dan
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The mall would be a good place to find a job in the woods this weekend. The US Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Park Service will have representatives at the Mount Shasta Mall Saturday and Sunday for a job fair. Permanent, temporary, and student positions are all available in fields that include wi
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Shasta County’s prosecutors say they would have filed charges in a host of “abhorrent” and “troubling” allegations against a former Anderson fire chief, but the statutes of limitations on the cases had expired. In a report released today, Shasta County Deputy District Attorney Erin Dervin wrote that though there w
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Simpson University announces the launch of its first program offered entirely online, a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership.
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Suspects are being sought from a home invasion robbery south of Anderson Sunday night. Shasta county Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a home on Lone Tree Road shortly before midnight. While en route, they came across Kong Vongpanya, who told them that three armed robbers had entered the home and tied up all five o
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One person is dead following a weekend fire in Happy Valley. Crews were called to the Saddle Trail mobile home early Saturday morning. The structure was fully involved when they arrived. The victim, who has not been identified, was found dead inside the home. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Post exp
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 36 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 36 inches at base, 66 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 19 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Plowed and sanded, but icy.
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The search for a Red Bluff woman swept to sea has been suspended. According to the Eureka Times-Standard, two women and two dogs were walking on the beach near Dry Lagoon shortly before 10 o’clock Friday morning when all four were swept into the water. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Coast Guard heli
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Redding Police are looking for a man suspected of firing shots into the air during a fight. Officers were called to the area of Freebridge Street and Smile Place around 5:50 Friday afternoon. 26-year-old Steven Ashe reported that he’d been involved in a fight with an unidentified man described as white, in his earl
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Up to $3000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people who burglarized a Redding Pawn Shop. Two suspects broke in to Olde West Gun and Loan on North Market Street around 1:20 Thursday morning and stole several thousand dollars worth of jewelry. Anyone with information on the suspe
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The "News Cafe" reports that there will be a forum on foster care tomorrow at 1:30 Redding library. Heres the link:http://anewscafe.com/2011/01/17/forum-on-foster-care-whos-raising-our-children/"California Protective Parent Association " meetings are being held from 6 pm to 8 pm every Tuesday night a
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Just talked to Corri Vandiver, Associate Civil Engineer of the City of Redding about the forthcoming rehab work on the very historic Diestelhorst Bridge later this summer. Ms. Vandiver said CH2M Hill is working with the city to prepare the...
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Marc linked the other day to a Canadian news story about Redding attorney David Huscher's quest to return an underwater camera he'd found while diving with his family in Mexico. One photo on the camera was of a woman in...
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Redding fire crews extinguished a burning dryer in an east Redding home before flames did any damage to the building itself.
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As I write this, it is Monday, January 24, 2011. In the past twenty-four hours, thirteen police officers across the United States have been shot in the line of duty, six of whom lost their lives.In fact before I could finish this article, two more officers were gunned down in the line of duty. Just days after tw
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*Update 1-27-11 This House has been reduced to $129,900. Pretty much a smoking deal now. What if taxpayers paid your legal defense while prosecuting you too? As it turns out, that’s exactly what’s happening at Fannie Mae.
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How many in the rural north state will be on that list? The Wall Street Journal reports here. Excerpt: Beginning in March, the agency will start the process of closing as many as 2,000 post offices, on top of the...
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SOQUEL, Calif. (AP) — A California entrepreneur has plans to market a line medical marijuana soft drinks.
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Three Sacramento men reportedly swiped 14 cardboard bales from the Walmart in Red Bluff early this morning, loaded them into a moving van and took off, police said.
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A man told police three armed masked men burst into his Lone Tree Road home late Sunday evening, tied him up with the four members of his family and took off with an undisclosed amount of money just before law enforcement officers arrived.
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The north state's early-winter dry spell will likely continue well into February. A high pressure ridge steering storms into the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia will bring mostly sunny skies to the northern Sacramento Valley today, with afternoon temperatures floating into the low 70s. The average
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Read Part 2 of "Pink House Chronicles - The Garden" here. So, exactly WHAT do you want to do in your garden? Obviously this relates closely to the Who part (see previous post). But it goes further. Think in terms of verbs. Remember Miss Reese in fifth grade English class? She told us that verbs [...]
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What: Free Training for Exercise Instructors Offered When: Friday (Jan. 28), 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Active Aging Community Task Force is sponsoring an exercise instructor training on Friday, January 28, 2011 from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. The instructor training focuses on how to teach easy balance and strength exercises modifi
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What: Cultural Cruise When: Friday (Jan. 28), 4 - 8 p.m. Where: Shasta County Arts Council, 1st United Methodist Church, Redding City Hall, Redding Library, Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Shasta State Historic Park Courthouse Museum, Shasta College Art Gallery, and the North Valley Art League Cost: Free Cruise with your famil
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What: Still Married and Pine Dogz Perform for Cultural Cruise When: Friday (Jan. 28), 5 - 8 p.m. Where: City Hall, 777 Cypress Ave The North State Songwriters will present a Songwriter Showcase as part of the city-wide Cultural Cruise on January 28. The lobby of Redding City Hall (777 Cypress Ave) will ring with [...]
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WEAVERVILLE – In a region stung by recession, the much-anticipated restart of the Trinity River Lumber Co. signals a hopeful beginning. More than 16 months ago, the mill – Trinity County’s largest private employer – burned down in a dramatic blaze along Highway 299. Hundreds of residents watched in disbelief as the
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Most public servants are not overpaid. Most make a decent wage. They're what's left of the middle class. Republicans won't raise taxes on the wealthiest, but want to take away earned and legally negotiated wages and benefits to balance budgets. The rich need tax breaks to make more job, yet, after 10 years of
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Marketing and advertising are fabulous tools if you have a great product to introduce to the world. The Redding Area Bus Authority, let's face it, does not have that product.
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It really can be a simple equation. When businesses leave California, California loses jobs.
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If the Knights are to claw back into the league title race, they must do so on the road.
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The Simpson University men's basketball team defeated Bethany University 74-49 on Saturday for its first Cal Pac win.
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Nearly seven years after an offshore investment firm purchased it, state water quality officials are still negotiating a settlement with the owner to ensure the former Shasta Paper Co. mill property gets cleaned up.
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Tom Vonderhaar didn't want to look back and wonder what if.
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In 1911: A 19-year-old woman was arrested on a charge of horse stealing. She confessed to the crime and the sheriff is at a loss to say which of the many names she gave him is her true one. She was arrested for the alleged stealing of a saddle horse.
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RED BLUFF — Art, wine and bulls. Now in its 70th year, the Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale launches its five-day celebration Tuesday, including for the first time a Western art show and a taste of some of the north state's agricultural products.
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This is the kitty that showed up at my house some weeks ago. She's still shy, although she came in the house this afternoon and for all I know she may still be in the house. She isn't very big. She might be about 5 months old. Hard to tell. At the time there was a
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Redding firefighters went to a fire at a home on Ridge Road, just off Twin View Boulevard in north Redding.
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Anderson police and medical units are responding to a physical fight between 15 to 20 people on Bruce Drive in Anderson, dispatchers said.
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From the Sunday Chronicle, reporting on a political conference at, yes, UC Berkeley. Excerpts: Many of the 200 attendees at the two-day Institute of Governmental Studies conference appeared surprisingly unified on one issue: that, barring dramatic upheaval, the GOP's prospects...
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I made this yesterday for a fisherman friend who loves to fish for red-tailed perch. Red-tailed perch though are sort of flat and since I made a two-layer cake, I call it a pregnant perch. It's chocolate on the inside...
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Busily stitching in all the details for Stevie Wonder 2 and Prince creates the illusion that the days are disappearing in a magical way. I look up at the calendar and see another week gone –whoosh — like wind through a window. Looking at Stevie photos I noticed his hairline sits back a way on [...]
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It was located south of town on the right side of the road as you approach town. The settlement contained rows of weather-beaten huts huddled together side-by-side and a large vegetable garden. The vegetables they grew were much sought after...
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Expect another week of sunshine in Redding, with a high today of around 68 degrees. The low tonight should be about 43 degrees. The warm front is expected to continue for the remainder of the week, with temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s lasting until at least Saturday.
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In the Sacramento Bee for the prix-fixe menu at Ambience, his restaurant in suburban Carmichael. Excerpt: "...the menu offers two dining options - the basic five-course dinner for $55 and a new seven-course offering for $75, which everyone at the...
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Charles McGovern stands on top of a loaded dray in front of the Redding Post Office located at the southeast corner of Tehama and California Streets, c. 1930s. The Shasta Historical Society library is open to the public and volunteers are available to assist with research. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through [...]
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W-2s are arriving and tax season is heading into high gear. AARP-TAX AIDE will be at the Redding Library from Thursday, Feb. 3 to Thursday, April 14.
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Ashlee Gibbs and Ian Mohr, both of Redding, were married Jan. 3, 2011, at Whiskeytown Lake. The bride is the daughter of Audra Dunbar of Redding. Her grandfather, Rodney Gass, walked her down the aisle. She attended Foothill High School. She works at Target in Redding and plans to move to Burbank to attend college. Th
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I read in the newspaper where Ronald Reagan's son has stated in his latest book that his father was showing early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease even while serving in the White House. Of course at this point in time, such statements are mostly speculation but they do serve to remind us of the warning signs involved and the
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm curious how young people feel about the shootings in Arizona. Politics has taken on an "us versus them" mentality. Hate and sound bites prevail over real conversation. Each side tries to prevent the other from accomplishing anything. Also, how do young people deal with philosophical differences among
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Sometimes the journey is the best part of a trip.
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January is that time of year when many of us resolve to do better than we did the year before. Maybe we want to lose a few extra pounds, spend more time helping others, get out of debt or give up some other unhealthy or annoying practice.
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I've come to really enjoy grocery shopping by myself now that the kids are all in school. There's no more getting my ankles rammed by an exuberant Davey with a mini shopping cart, squabbles over who gets to ride in my cart, or general fussiness from tired kids who would rather be anywhere but the grocery store. What used to
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One of Redding's combat-wounded veterans is joining in a new battle and needs your support. It's called Rehabbing With The Troops, and Season 3 started Jan. 17.
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In the short days of winter, long, dark nights provide ample time for darker thoughts. Thoughts that seem to creep into your day, until the very air seeks to undermine your well-being. As a young person, when my grim countenance was measured and found in need, adults in my life told me, "Go play in the sun, and you&#
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As a semi-retired civil engineer, I have had the pleasure to assist many folks in Shingletown in the preparation of drawings and engineering documents to meet county requirements for a permit for construction of their residence, garage or other miscellaneous outbuildings. In the process we have laughed at, and at times f
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I was on the phone with a colleague in Cincinnati last week and had one of those smug California moments.
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What do you call the agency that, in Redding, has helped rehab a jewel of a vintage theater and build a new city sports park, the library and the Sundial Bridge, has led the charge to revive downtown and Parkview, and has spent millions of dollars building affordable housing? If you're Gov. Jerry Brown, you call it a
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Training noise goes too far
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The Shasta College men's basketball team falls to Butte 65-55 at home on Saturday.
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The Growing Local coalition attracted 180 people to its Saturday forum, where north state residents learned how to get involved in the production and distribution of food grown locally.
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A revised environmental study uses new data to gauge how a proposed freeway-fronting shopping center in the Churn Creek Bottom would tie up Knighton Road traffic and slow motorists in distant Redding and Anderson.
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An influential policymaker rapidly rising through the Democratic Party ranks in the state capitol has Redding roots.
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West Valley High School wrestler Austin Lobsinger was the champion in the 217-pound weight class at the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament held Friday and Saturday in Sacramento.
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The Knights were no match for the superior talent of the Roadrunners, simple as that.
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Q: Recreational Dungeness crab fishermen often seem to hold onto crab in excess of their limit while they are still crabbing, then they cherry pick the best ones and throw back the extras after pulling all their pots. Is this legal? Say for example I’m fishing alone and drop three pots. When I retrieve the pots, the first
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A 35-year-old Redding woman may face charges of filing a false report. Police say she lied about being robbed because she didn't have money for her car payment.
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He once was named one of Time magazine's "World's 100 Most Influential People."
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Meet Steve. Best guess is he's about 7 years old and weighs around 35 pounds. He chows down a couple of pounds of grass a day and lives under a heat lamp at Janie Hopper's Redding home.
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One person died early Saturday in a Happy Valley mobile home fire.
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In 1911: A rumor, circulated in Inwood, that Miles Hamilton and A. McClelland, former Shingletown boys, were now benedicts, proved quite interesting. The report had it that McClelland married Hamilton's sister and Hamilton McClelland's sister. The two men usually spent their summers in this vicinity.
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North state game wardens are among the latest stars of reality television, joining deep-sea fishermen, long-haul truckers and loggers.
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"Yak wool from the heart of the Himalayas." That's the promise, and a company tag line of sorts, for Khunu USA, a Glenwood Springs, Colo., company that sells men's and women's sweaters made out of yak fur.
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Dear Babe: While cleaning out my garage and some old toys of my sons, I came across some old baseball cards. They look to be in prime shape. They include Randy Milligan (No. 8 IT), Jamie Moyer (85T), Chris James (56T) and Mike Greenwell (Fleer No. 90)— John Mathena, ReddingThe simple answer is that if this is all you
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Adjusting to running in the winter months means more than just throwing on a sweatshirt. In addition to colder weather, many runners have to run early in the morning or in the evening. With later sunrises and earlier sunsets, outdoor runners who go to work or school during the day have to find a way to run safely in the dar
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Early one cold November morning, I drove over to Battle Creek from Red Bluff. During that time, the creek was open for steelhead or trout fishing with a limit of three fish.
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We've all had our spouse or partner come home and say "I NEED a (insert newfangled gadget here)."
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Q: In the course of my job, I travel I-5 down through Tehama County almost daily.
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Jon Grabeal, owner of Grabeal's Training
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Any parent can tell you firsthand that children can be hard to speak to. One local company is making its mission to get to the bottom of how to start positive conversations with teen girls and female college students.
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Americans throw out 100 billion plastic bags each year. We use 60,000 of them every five seconds. Such widespread use causes the deaths of more than 100,000 seabirds, dolphins, whales and other sea animals each year. The animals mistake these bags for food, ingest them and die or become entangled in the plastic and suffocat
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The federal estate tax (also referred to as the "death tax" or "inheritance tax") was introduced in 1916. This coincides with America's involvement in World War I, thereby suggesting that the estate tax was used to help finance America's war effort.
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A Redding artist who's been painting for more than 80 years saw her work on display Thursday, which also happened to be her 91st birthday.
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...end to end, it wouldn't be a bad thing.' That's investor Peter Lynch's variation on George Bernard Shaw's famous line about economists being unable to reach a conclusion. There's a reason they call it the dismal science. The nut graph...
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It's no longer open - it closed its doors in 2000. Sam E. Kerns was its creator and started building it in 1932 with lava rock. All of the first floor and the large fireplace inside the store portion are...
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WOW, things are never boring here. This week I had quite the wake up call. We have been trying to catch up on all the things we have gotten behind on since Honey Bandit came into our lives. We were...
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One person died this morning in a mobile home fire in Happy Valley.
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Red Bluff police early this morning arrested two men who became combative, officers said.
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A 35-year-old Redding woman may face charges of filing a false report after police say she lied about being robbed because she didn’t have money for her car payment.
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Expect warm temperatures today with a high of 74 degrees and winds between 11 mph and 14 mph.
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From David Benda's story this morning on Shasta County's December unemployment rate (16 percent, the highest on record ): So while the increase in the unemployment rate has slowed in Shasta County in recent months, it probably doesn't portray an...
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CONTACT OFFICER: Sgt. Campbell                                                         CASE # 11-2210 CONTACT OFFICER PHONE NUMBER: 245-6075 ALTERNATE (24 HR) PHONE NUMBER: 410-2246 BY: Sgt. Campbell DATE/TIME: 1-21-11 1225 hrs CRIME/INCIDENT: Aircraft Accident LOCATION
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It's not my cup of spiritual tea, but there's no question that Bethel Church, a prototypical "clean industry," is an economic driver for Redding and attracts thousands to the north state, many to pray and some to stay. Here's a...
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Winter in the garden involves - or is supposed to involve - a lot of pruning. In January of 2010, I recorded an interview with horticulturist and arborist Rico Montenegro, working with the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation, about the pruning of the historic apple trees at the Camden House historic site near Whiskey Town lake.
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Went to the Guggenheim recently to see the Kandinsky exhibit (standing so close to what may be my favorite piece of art, Composition No. 8 is just so cool), and brought along the Canon G11 to see what I could see.And these are the result:
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What: Saxophobia - A  Saxophone Showcase When: Tuesday (Jan. 25), 7:30 p.m. Where: First Church of God, Red Bluff Call 727-8727 for more information or visit http://www.tehamacommunityconcerts.org/ Saxophobia offers audiences a rare glimpse at some of the most unusual saxophones ever made and pays tribute to some of the gr
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The Wolves are learning how to put teams away at the right time.
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Gov. Jerry Brown's budget-cutting proposal to move the least dangerous and shortest-term inmates out of California's crowded and costly prisons and into county jails makes a lot of sense on a lot of levels. It also has one fatal hang-up: money.
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It's not an opinion
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Yes, seeds are for the birds
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Sorry to read about the closing of California Décor. For a time it was one of downtown Redding's retail stars. Owners Victor and Tina Hnyp expanded from 2,000 feet to more than 6,000 feet before the housing and home equity bubbles burst. People worried about falling home prices or foreclosure simply aren't d
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Central Valley's Tyler Davis hit five three-pointers and scored 19 points to lead Friday's scoring for the Falcons as they defeated Corning 60-52.
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One odd thing about college athletics is condensed scheduling.
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A service club's Mardi Gras king and queen competition, featuring a Shasta County supervisor, got a bit too heated this week when voters overloaded the club's website with thousands of bogus votes.
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Redding has hired an investigator to examine the case of an electric utility lineman arrested earlier this month on suspicion of driving a city-owned truck while intoxicated.
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A Redding motorcycle shop owner has been arrested on charges he was running a chop shop for an outlaw motorcycle gang.
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A Jones Valley man shot an acquaintance twice Thursday night after an argument at a local bar, deputies said.
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Bridge Bay Resort employees rescued three people from a small plane sinking in Lake Shasta near the resort Friday afternoon.
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A 36-year-old Shasta High School teacher accused of fondling one of his students pleaded not guilty Friday morning to sexual battery charges.
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Laura and Chris Tygielski have purchased the Merry Maids franchise in Redding.
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A judge dismissed an attempted murder case Friday against a Shasta County man accused of stabbing his roommate in September.
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It was a mixed jobs report for Shasta County in December.
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Redding firefighters will acquire some real X-ray specs, thanks to a private grant.
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In 1911: James Leggett, the well-known gold dredge operator, announced he planned to retire from mining and take up horticulture at which he achieved a success before the days of dredge mining. Leggett leveled a large tract of dredged land and was planting deciduous and citrus fruits and grapes.
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Redding police were looking for a man in connection with a fight and shots fired Friday night near Freebridge Street and Smile Place.
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Q: Hello, Monty and happy new year. My question is regarding right-hand turns at boulevard stops.
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What: Ninth Annual Wings of Angels Bowl-A-Thon When: April 2, 1 - 4 p.m.; sign-ups being taken now Where: Shasta Lanes Contact: Dan or Donna Araiza 378-2373 Four-person teams. Limited to 24 teams, so sign up early -- this event fills up quickly, organizers say.  Each team member is asked to raise $100 in donations for [..
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Redding police are looking for a man in connection with a fight and attempted shooting Friday night in the area of Freebridge Street and Smile Place.
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Don Farrell, Redding
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Autumn Brownand Rob Garibay
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More details are emerging about Thursday night’s deadly shooting in Jones Valley. Shortly after 6 o’clock, deputies were called to the Idle Hour Bar on Bear Mountain Road on a report of shots fired. They arrived to find 50-year-old Ronald Dunlap dead. He had been shot twice at close range with two .38 slugs f
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A Redding pawn shop has been burglarized. Olde West Gun and Loan on North Market Street looks like an impenetrable fortress, but somehow two suspects broke in at about 1:20am Thursday morning and stole several thousand dollars worth of jewelry, according to Redding Police. The suspects are described as thin, and were bot
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An airplane crashed into Shasta Lake Friday. At around 12:30, the 4-seat Republic Sea-Bee Sea Plane, which had taken off from Benton Airpark, was landing on the water a few hundred yards west of Bridge Bay Marina when it hit some debris. Fortunately, the pontoons kept the aircraft floating just below the surface upside-d
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of the woman killed in a rollover crash on Eastside Road Thursday. At around 12:30pm, 34-year-old Victoria Yell was driving a Nissan Pathfinder and turned off of South Bonnyview Road southbound onto Eastside Road at a high rate of speed. Witnesses say tha
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War on public servants aims to distract voters
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Geography means marketing pitch is destined to failure
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Governor would forfeit competitiveness
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Unemployment in Shasta County was at 16% in December. That’s an increase of three-tenths of a percentage point over the November jobless rate. There were 600 fewer employed people in Shasta County in December, compared to December of 2009. The year-over unemployment rate was down when compared to historical figures
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Redding Fire Department has received a gift from the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company for the purchase of three thermal imaging cameras. Chief Kevin Kreitman says the devices can definitely save lives. The handheld the
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A woman was transported to the hospital with an apparent neck injury after the car she was in was rear-ended by a man who was subsequently arrested for drunk driving. The crash occurred shortly after 10:30 Friday morning on High
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Five juveniles have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a gang-related fight in Corning. Officers were called just after noon on January 12th to a reported gang fight in the 600 block of Fig Lane. Prior to the officers’ arrival, the suspects fled the area. Officers contacted witnesses, and through their
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W-2's are arriving and tax season is heading into high gear. AARP-TAX AIDE will be at the Redding Library from Thursday, Feb. 3 to Thursday, April 14.
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Ashlee Gibbs and Ian Mohr
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I read in the newspaper where Ronald Reagan's son has stated in his latest book that his father was showing early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease even while serving in the White House. Of course at this point in time, such statements are mostly speculation but they do serve to remind us of the warning signs involved
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm curious how young people feel about the shootings in Arizona. Politics has taken on an "us versus them" mentality. Hate and sound bites prevail over real conversation. Each side tries to prevent the other from accomplishing anything. Also, how do young people deal with philosophical diffe
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Sometimes the journey is the best part of a trip.
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January is that time of year when many of us resolve to do better than we did the year before. Maybe we want to lose a few extra pounds, spend more time helping others, get out of debt or give up some other unhealthy or annoying practice.
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One of Redding's combat-wounded veterans is joining in a new battle and needs your support. It's called Rehabbing With The Troops, and Season 3 started Jan. 17.
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I've come to really enjoy grocery shopping by myself now that the kids are all in school. There's no more getting my ankles rammed by an exuberant Davey with a mini shopping cart, squabbles over who gets to ride in my cart, or general fussiness from tired kids who would rather be anywhere but the grocery store. What
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners have advice on how to make new plants from cuttings.
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Houseplants add much to a home. Keeping them looking their best requires keeping them healthy. Here's what to do.
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A Jones Valley man shot another Jones Valley man twice Thursday night after an argument at a local bar.
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A 36-year-old Shasta High School teacher accused of fondling one of his students pleaded not guilty this morning to sexual battery charges.
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The answer is Dersch Road and Curtis Byron is the winner! The steel bridge crosses Cow Creek. Curtis posted his guess at 9:12 a.m. Congratulations Curtis. And thank you everyone else for guessing and playing the contest. It was fun....
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A lawsuit alleging illegal water and sewer rate increases by the Dunsmuir City Council was settled in council chambers Tuesday.
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A woman who died after being thrown from an SUV she was driving on Thursday was identified today as Victoria Yell, 34, of Redding.
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Redding police are looking for suspects in a Thursday morning burglary at the Olde West Gun and Loan in Redding.
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Ask an economist, educator, foreclosure expert and developer their predictions for California’s housing market and you will get a mixed bag of responses. Leslie Appleton-Young, cheif economist for the California Association of Realtors, was optimistic in her belief California home prices will edge upward 2% in the
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A judge dismissed an attempted murder case against a Shasta County man accused of stabbing his roommate in September.
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Bridge Bay Resort employees rescued three people from a small plane sinking in Lake Shasta near the resort this afternoon.
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A Redding motorcycle shop owner has been arrested on charges he was running a chop shop for an outlaw motorcycle gang.
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The state Department of Fish and Game has gotten a lot of undeserved grief for halting fish plants in a lot of NorCal streams and lakes -- undeserved because a lawsuit forced the agency's hand. Anyway, DFG is finding ways...
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Two Red Bluff residents are wanted for questioning following the discovery of a pipe bomb in an empty apartment. Officers were called to the Sycamore Street Apartments at 740 Ash Street after a cleaning crew found a pipe bomb in unit number four. The owner of the complex told Officers that the former tenants, 26-year-old
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Red Bluff police found a pipe bomb Thursday inside an apartment.
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Police and rescue units are responding to a crash at Canyon Road and Highway 273 in Redding
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Thursday to Sunday. Temperature: 34 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 40 inches at base, 70 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 20 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Plowed an
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office released this press release today: INCIDENT: Homicide/Suicide DATE/TIME: 1/20/2011 at 1807 Hours LOCATION: Idle Hour Bar, 14961 Bear Mountain Rd., Jones Valley VICTIM(S): Ronald Dunlap, age 50 SUSPECT : John Grant, age 62 SYNOPSIS: On (Thurday) 01/20/2011 at 18:07 hours (6:07 p.m.) the Sha
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What is the name of the road leading to the bridge and the creek? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River...
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January 20, 2011  12:41 CASE# 11-4226 On January 20, 2011 officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the area of Eastside Rd. and South Bonnyview Dr. for the report of a single vehicle roll over traffic collision. A white 1993 Nissan Pathfinder was traveling southbound on Eastside Rd. south of South Bonnyvie
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Taking him at his word, REU spokesman Pat Keener only learned about the arrest of an electric utility worker in a city vehicle on a DUI charge when an RS reporter called 11 days after the incident. As a former...
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Dispatch from our neighbor to the north: California attorney David Huscher is out of his depth and needs help solving a case involving a mystery woman from Saskatchewan. On Jan. 11, Huscher and his four sons were snorkeling on a...
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Go big or go home. That’s what the guys with the lifted pickup trucks say. Buy one of these homes and you can do both simultaneously. We last ran a post about the 10 smallest homes for sale around here. Now for some big ones.
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It's going to be another pleasant day in Redding today. The National Weather Service says to expect mostly sunny skies with a high around 70 degrees. Tonight, temperatures will drop to 44 degrees. Expect more of the same throughout the weekend. High temperatures will touch the low 70s and high 60s through Monday Next week
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Just some stuff I've been listening to, either on my iPod, or Pandora|One.Social Distortion, "Machine Gun Blues"Thee Oh Sees, "Block of Ice"Pixies, "Manta Ray"Vampire Weekend, "A Punk"Grinderman, "Heathen Child"Johnny Cash,
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Here’s a Redding Church with a name as unassuming as the architecture of its building. In addition to their east Redding Church facility on Loma Vista,
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Cabello means Hair, in Spanish. You do have to wonder how some streets get their names. Anyway, 4 bedroom bank owned properties tend to be in demand. This one is on a good sized lot, at .45 of an acre, measuring 106′ X 182′. It&#
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What in the heck is happening in the world today? There are wars, financial crises and all types of bad stuff going on. But that's not what I'm talking about. The weather outside is amazing! The Dude gladly gives two manly thumbs up to 65-degree days and sunny skies. But let us not fool ourselves; [...]
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Recognizing a need to obtain, preserve, and perpetuate the history of Shasta County and its citizens, a group of 16 people formed the “Trails of '49” on January 18, 1930. In March of the same year the name was changed to Shasta Historical Society. With the assistance of the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, the [...]
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Prep basketball leagues got under way either last week or this week, and there already have been a few important matchups in the books.
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Giffords shooting does hold lessons
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Suppose someone — say, the president of United States — proposed the following: We are drowning in debt. More than $14 trillion right now. I've got a great idea for deficit reduction. It will yield a savings of $230 billion over the next 10 years: We increase spending by $540 billion while we increase tax
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While trying to get on the right side of the law, is the Gateway school board only making things worse?
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Perhaps the toughest part for Wolves girls basketball fans is that Jordan Kimbrough is going to be around for another three and a half years.
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PALO CEDRO — Once again, the Cougars faltered because of their inconsistent shooting.
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The West Valley boys soccer team shut out Yreka 4-0 at American River Park on Thursday.
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A man suspected of fatally shooting another man Thursday evening in a Jones Valley bar later was found dead at a nearby boat launch.
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The Shasta Lake City Council is keeping an empty lot in the city for five more years in the hopes it may see development or at least pad the city's wallet.
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U.S. Housing and Urban Development has awarded $1.4 billion to nearly 7,000 local homeless assistance programs, including three programs in Shasta County that got a combined $238,787.
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After nearly 20 years on Park Marina Drive, the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in Redding is moving to a larger location.
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A man suspected of fatally shooting another man Thursday evening in a Jones Valley bar later was found dead at a nearby boat launch.
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A Redding Electric Utility employee was arrested this month on suspicion of driving a city-owned vehicle while intoxicated.
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Cabins returned to Manzanita Lake campground in Lassen Volcanic National Park. The 20 rentals will be available Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Reservations opened this week at lassenrecreation.com.
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In 1911: Facing a gaping crowd that barely realized his intention, Carl Klaehn, proprietor of the Star Saloon on California Street, drew a Smith & Wesson revolver at the bar in Antone Jaegel's Market Street Saloon and aiming it at his heart, pulled the trigger, killing himself instantaneously.
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A safe, dedicated trail to Dunsmuir's Mossbrae Falls moved a major step closer to reality when the Saint Germain Foundation board of directors this month agreed "in concept" to transfer a portion of their property along the Sacramento River for the trail's completion.
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Most Redding residents must walk a mile or more for their Camels — and groceries, banking, a movie or a quick cup of coffee.
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RABA ridership declined from mid-2009 through June despite a $250,000 marketing effort to burnish the bus system's image.
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This week, the Democratic Central Committee of Shasta County closed its headquarters on Bechelli Lane in Redding. Although the main office is closed, the committee said it's still active and plans to appropriate more funds for community outreach and future election activities.
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A woman died after being thrown from an SUV that rolled early Thursday afternoon in south Redding.
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Two men in Jones Valley are dead from apparent gunshot wounds, and Shasta County Sheriff’s Detectives are trying to piece together the circumstances that led up to the incident. Shortly after 6 o’clock Thursday night, deputies were called to the Idle Hour Bar on Bear Mountain Road on a report of shots fired.
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There's been talk in conservative circles in recent months about creating a way for states to declare bankruptcy. Now The New York Times reports the talk has entered the halls of the U.S. Congress, which could actually do it. Policy...
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After playing sold-out gigs for thousands of fans alongside of acts such as Kid Rock and Linkin Park, Rehab will perform in Redding on Sunday at 8 p.m. at Johnny's Cathouse.
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If you go
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Agency: Shasta County Public Health
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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Cultural Cruise offers big, free fun
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While at work this morning I got an email from Gary: there was a possum in his yard. I should say right now that Gary is not fond of wild animals except in an abstract sense. Getting up close and personal to them is not his favorite thing at ALL. In this marriage, I am the animal wrangler.For those of you who ar
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Gateway board points one way — law another
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Pauline Nichols, Redding
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Why everything starts with repeal
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A woman has died of injuries she suffered in a rollover crash in south Redding. At around 12:30 Thursday afternoon, the woman was driving a Nissan Pathfinder and turned off of South Bonnyview Road southbound onto Eastside Road at
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A Gerber woman has reported the theft of some powerful prescription pain-relief patches, along with some apparently very low-grade marijuana. 55-year-old Vicki Brown told Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies that her house on Santa Maria Avenue was locked when she left at 9am Wednesday. She says that when she returned
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A person suspected of fatally shooting a man this evening in a Jones Valley bar later was found dead at a nearby boat launch.
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A Redding Electric Utility employee was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of driving a city-owned vehicle while intoxicated.
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Emergency crews are responding to the report of a four-vehicle wreck in south Redding.
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A woman has been transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries following a rollover crash in south Redding. The unidentified woman was driving a Nissan Pathfinder and turned off of South Bonnyview Road southb
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A man has been ordered to serve jail time for a road rage incident in Tehama County. Last June, Justin Duane Rich was driving when another man passed him in a passing lane. That apparently aggravated Rich, and he began flashing his lights at the other driver. Wishing to avoid a conflict, the other man pulled to the side
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A Tehama County man has the threat of a lengthy prison term as motivation to stay out of trouble. Last May, Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement agents sent a confidential informant into the home of Wesley Marshall Standridge. The informant was able to purchase methamphetamine from Standridge. That purchase led to a searc
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A large swath of Shasta County ranchland will never be developed into anything else following the completion of a conservation easement process carried out by the Shasta Land Trust. 5000 acres of the Rickert Brothers Ranch east of Bella Vista will be preserved for ranching and rangeland. The agreement was drafted with th
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Wow, my little world has been mighty full of life lately!  So much so, that I barely have had time to stick my head out the door and breathe, much less get a feel for what has been happening around my little town here!  Anderson is Thankfully a quiet place and no uproar is good when MY Planet is taking up s
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A woman died after being thrown from an SUV that rolled early this afternoon in south Redding.
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Check out our adventure The 2011 Winter Men's Retreat What a great time being with such a gr
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1. Bob Nugent, Amazon River Basin presentation 7 p.m. today at Turtle Bay Museum, 840 Auditorium Drive, Redding. Thursday Night at Turtle Bay hosts Santa Rosa artist Bob Nugent. Ages 12 and older. Admission is $3; free for members. Call 243-8850. Go to www.turtlebay.org.
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Three months ago, Tommy Corey of Redding was overwhelmed with sadness after a rash of teen suicides. The result? The Self-Worth Project, a photo documentation of people expressing their deepest fears and insecurities in an effort to build understanding among all people. Today, his project has more than 7,000 followers on Fa
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Phil Dynan, artist and co-director of the Red Bluff Art Gallery, is a well-traveled fellow – he was once posted by the U.S. government to the horn of Africa. So I heeded his restaurant recommendation after a recent art opening at the gallery on Walnut Street.
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Chances are, you’ve driven by it hundreds of times. Further, chances are that if you haven’t visited Lulu’s, one of your friends has. And we’re betting that friend loved it.
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With “All My Sons,” Riverfront Playhouse is paying a somewhat rare visit to the drama side of the aisle, and director Russell Piette couldn’t be happier.
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The Bee reports a feel-good story: El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting has gone above (literally) and beyond for a county resident, climbing 75 feet up a 145-year-old cedar to rescue a kitten. Nutting, who had been out working at...
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The Shasta College Community Teaching Garden program announces their workshops for the Spring 2011 semester. All the workshops will be taught in room 812 on the Shasta College Main Redding Campus (11555 Old Oregon Trail), from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The fee to attend each workshop is $15 per person. Grafting: Saturday, Jan. 29, [
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What: Celebration of Choice - 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade When: Friday (Jan. 21), 6:30 - 8 p.m. Where: 1901 Victor Avenue, Redding You’re invited to join Women’s Health Specialists in a celebration of the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion on January 22, 1973. Come take a
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That's what I've heard from a little birdie. My birdie said new owners will be taking over around April and opening it as a restaurant. The Igo Inn was built in 1885 as the meeting hall of the Masons. In...
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I sure wanted one. It was the kids' culture back then. Not PC at all these days. A friend e-mails this instructive Mattel TV spot from back in the early Sixties. The nefarious NRA was probably behind it....
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Redding's going to be dry for at least another week. Today, the National Weather Service says it will be sunny in Redding with a high near 68 degrees. North wind gusts could be as high as 20 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 44. It will stay mostly sunny throughout the weekend. T
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Most of your car’s hood can be in the marketing photo, if you angle the camera just so. It puts the “hood” in this Eastridge neighborhood. There are 18 more images of this
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What: Willie and the Locos concert at Old City Hall When: Sunday (Jan. 23), 7 p.m. Where: Old City Hall Arts Center (1313 Market St.) in Redding Cost: $10 at the door Concert by violinist Willie Royal, guitarist Bill Macpherson and harmonica and percussion player Thom Berry. Acclaimed musician Willie Royal, who performed fo
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What: Collector's Press: Selections from the Shasta College Art Collection When: Through February 5 Where: Old City Hall The Lithographs from Collector's Press will be on view through the month of January. These date from 1967 - 1968 and are the works of prominent West Coast artists. Some of the artists on display are Mel [
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My pink house is officially no longer pink, but rather, a gorgeous soft Tuscan yellow-gold exterior stucco, applied with expert care by Jim Croxton and his crew.  Do you remember that week when it was so freezing-ass cold? That's the kind of weather Jim and his guys worked in, even at night, to get the job done. [...]
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What: Riverfront Playhouse Presents “All My Sons” Dates: Jan. 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 and Feb. 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 Showtimes: Fridays and Saturdays: 7:30 pm (doors open 6:45 pm); Sunday Matinees: 2 pm (doors open 1:15 pm) Ticket Prices: Opening/Closing Night: $22; Evening Performances: $17; Matinee Performances: $15
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I come from a family where the "joke," if you came home with a 97 on a math test, was to ask what happened to the other three points. The punch line, if you scored 100, was to ask whether there was any extra credit.
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I'm sorely missing'Mallard Fillmore'
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PROGNOSIS — MORE POT:
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Tuesday night's Redding City Council discussion and public comments on the prospect of drafting a city charter had more talk of "We the People" and "Manifest Destiny" than a high school history textbook.
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The Gateway Unified School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted to change the way its members are elected.
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A dispute between neighbors in Redding over a kitchen table got so heated Wednesday morning someone called 911 saying one of those involved had pulled a gun.
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The more than 5,000 acres that make up the Rickert Brothers Ranch east of Bella Vista will be spared from development under a recent conservation easement acquired by Redding-based Shasta Land Trust.
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The AC United, a 14U Anderson Youth Soccer League team, beat the ARYSL Folsom Arsenal 3-0 on Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the California Youth Soccer Association Cup, where they will play Saturday against the Petaluma Attack.
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For the first time this season, the Wolves weren't only strong throughout the game but at the end in the clutch.
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A toxic plume of smoke from a truck burning near Interstate 5 forced officials to close the freeway for about an hour Wednesday.
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"Wait for the lights to come on," Natalie Hendrickson directs her drama students at an afternoon rehearsal as they scurry into their positions on the makeshift stage.
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A week and a half ago, the cool, brisk weather and foot-and-a-half of base snow near Mt. Shasta meant that Pat Campbell would be mushing his huskies through the frosty forests in the 2011 Siskiyou Sled Dog Races.
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Redding City Hall and the Redding Library will host a free reception Jan. 28 for "Art in the City," the winter exhibit on the Civic Center campus.
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Oscar Matson, a founding member of the Shasta College faculty and, later, an iconic figure who helped bring winemaking to the north state, has died.
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Opponents of a decade-old push to put fluoride in Redding's drinking water say they felt vindicated when they learned this month that national public health officials plan to lower the recommended levels of fluoride in municipal water supplies for the first time in nearly 50 years.
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A plume of smoke to the north of Redding Wednesday afternoon was from a chemical fire that prompted the closure of Interstate Five in both directions. The fire involved a truck with a tank full of some sort of polymer road sealant. The truck was marked &
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A suspicious device discovered Wednesday afternoon led to the closure of Highway 36 about ten miles west of Red Bluff. Traffic was being detoured via Bowman Road. Apparently, a pipe bomb was discovered at a Cal-Trans equipment yard. The CHP says the Shasta County Bomb Squad was called, and they blew up the device. Pos
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At least eight Redding Police officers, some with AR-15 assault rifles, surrounded an apartment complex in east Redding Wednesday morning after a report that a man had threatened a woman with a gun. The standoff on Echo Road began at around 10:20am. Apparently, a couple with a small child had moved from Oregon and had be
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They apparently don’t make tie-down straps like they used to. A poorly secured load caused two vehicles, and the truck and trailer carrying them, to topple over in a downtown intersection. It occurred at 10:35 Wednesday morning as 63-year-old John Woolfolk was making the turn from California Street onto Gold Street
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Not everybody has a place to call their own, but everybody needs a place to stay. As Redding Police conduct evictions to clear homeless people out of various makeshift camps in the area, an effort has been launched by homeless advocates to establish a safe area for people with nowhere else to go. With that goal in mind,
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Motorists traveling north on East Street will no longer be able to make a right turn onto Highway-44 on a red light beginning Friday. Officials with the City of Redding and Cal-Trans say the change is to improve pedestrian safety. Motorists typically have to look left to observe approaching traffic and can easily lose tr
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Reminds me of "Man v. Food." Are you up to the Fatboy's challenge? A supersuperjumbo hamburger with a four-pound meat patty and 18 (count 'em) slices of cheese. Last Thursday, Trevor Wilson, a Navy Seal from San Diego, got it...
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This game was fast-paced and exciting right down to the end. Close called fouls seemed to dominate the first quarter and fouls quickly became a factor. Jeffrey Jen did a good job of describing the game in the Record Searchlight and these are just meant to be my comments and descriptions of special plays.
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The popularity of this show is growing by leaps and bounds. This month was so packed there was not an open seat available in the food court. The show exceeded its maximum of 20 acts.
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Combat wounded warrior and Redding native David Andrews is competing in a national injury rehabilitation program and needs your support. By simply going to his Facebook page (www.facebook.com/rwttdaveandrews), and friend requesting him, you can join David over the next five weeks as he recovers from the wounds of war. A s
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On Sunday, January 23, 2011, at 7 p.m., All Saints' Episcopal Church will present our sixth Taize meditation service. Founded by Brother Roger and a small group of men in 1940, The Taize community in France served as a shelter for political refugees, primarily Jews, fleeing persecution in World War II. Thousands of pilgrims
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In 1911: Nick Kosmos, a cook in a Redding hotel, was the first arrest of an alleged white slaver in the case of a well-known Redding girl. Federal agent Charles Pray descended upon Kosmos, who had been employed in a local restaurant for a number of months. He was placed in the county jail.
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Annual Cultural Event includes reception for artists' new show at the Redding City Hall!
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Hired four years ago to open Plumas Bank's branch in Redding, Elizabeth Gowen has been let go by the company.
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Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common in the elderly. A UTI is an infection that starts out in the urinary system, but the bladder and the urethra in the lower urinary tract are most likely to become infected.
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of A-, AB- and O- blood. BloodSource needs O- and A-.
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This year, 1,400 California women will learn they have cervical cancer. In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, health organizations in Shasta County plan to spread awareness about the disease that annually claims the lives of 400 women in the state.
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Seventy-seven. That's the number of coaches -- give or take a few -- my three children have had over the past 17 years. We've experienced almost every kind of coach you can imagine.
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January is National Blood Donor Month and provides an opportunity for people to donate blood or pledge to give blood.
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This sweet little girl came in yesterday. Her family wanted some nice photos before she goes into surgery tomorrow to repair her cleft pallet. She is such a beautiful and happy baby!! Just an absolute joy to photograph! Please keep her and her family in your prayers and she undergoes her surgery tomorrow.
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Q. Does the practice of condemning the sin but not the sinner extend to a convicted sex offender? Would one be accepted as a member of your congregation? The Church was established as a healing community – to provide soul-cure through salvation, and soul-care through discipleship. All have sinned, which is a chronic, prog
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Wondering if the closure of the local Democratic Party's offices was a sign of deeper turmoil, I rang up noted Redding attorney and Central Committee Treasurer Dugan Barr. His answer? The local party's fine -- and will be finer once...
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As a commenter noted here, a long-time Redding.com commenter passed away last week. His obituary in the paper today noted that he loved "stirring up political pots" and was known online by the call letters "latlarge." So he was. Carlton...
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Naturally, the north state's congressman voted with the Republicans in the House to repeal last year's health care law. Here's what he had to say about it: "Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this legislation to repeal Obamacare....
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Here's a thought-provoking essay from Michael Lind of the New America Foundation. His gist, I think: Following the world wars, the U.S. and other liberal democracies rebuilt themselves as modern, technology-based, progressive societies that offered a higher standard of living...
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A new row of attractive bicycle parking racks is now in place at the Hilltop Drive trailhead for the popular Dana-to-Downtown bike path in Redding. Those recently installed racks are the latest additions to a small but growing collection of custom-made bike racks in Redding, Anderson and Shasta Lake, all of which serves as
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A toxic plume of smoke from a truck burning near Interstate 5 forced officials to close the freeway for about an hour this afternoon.
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It was called Hart, Hart's Camp, Hart's Village and later as Old Diggings. It was named for Richard G. Hart, Sr., a prominent mining man of the 1890s. Hart owned the nearby Texas Mine whose most productive period was in...
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A neighborly dispute in Redding over a kitchen table got so heated this morning someone called 911 saying one of those involved had pulled a gun.
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Home builders across the country limped through another tough year in 2010. Government data released today show there was a 4.3 percent decline in housing starts in December. "By any metric, home building continues to hover
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A large flat-bed pickup hauling two cars overturned on California Street in front of Gold Street Liquors in Redding this morning.
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Ray Hennemann, longtime local Democratic Party activist, e-mails his thoughts about this weekend's shutdown of the Shasta County central committee's HQ: President Harry S Truman said "if you can't stand the heat get out of the kitchen". Shasta County Democratic...
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A preliminary hearing for the Cottonwood man accused of stabbing a 33-year-old man in September was rescheduled for Friday today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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This Canadian Free Press story makes it sound like an early attempt at "carbon capture" might not be going according to plan. Since 2000, Cenovus has injected about 16 million tonnes of carbon dioxide underground to force more oil from...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed (Open Thursday to Sunday.) Temperature: 33 degrees. Skies: Partly cloudy. Wind: Variable. Visibility: Good. Depth: 40 inches at base, 70 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 21 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surfa
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Do healthy cooks make as many mistakes in the kitchen as those who cook up unhealthy fried foods and heavy meals? Cooking isn't rocket science, but there are mistakes many folks make that keep their foods from being as nutritious as they could be. Here is a sampling:
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The weather could not be better right now! Outdoor senior portraits in the winter never get so lucky! It feels like the spring and we are loving it! We have free consults if you need help deciding on what to do for your senior portraits. Just give us a call or book a consult online! 223.5456
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Before there was MTV, before there was "Friday Night Videos", there was "Don Kirshner's Rock Concert." The iconic promoter and publisher died Monday at the age of 76. Been listening to tributes on the radio about Kirshner. He worked with everybody from the Rolling Stones and the Eagles to The Monk
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are descent, kill, surreal.PhasesShe tried to change, really revolutionize herself, but the resolutions all came and went in fits and starts. Nothing quite stuck.Self-help books were selected with gus
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Don't worry, the search isn't going to be put on the back burner. What's needed now are experienced river scuba divers. Talked to Ray Howell, of Howell's Dive Shop in Redding yesterday. Tonight is their diver club's monthly meeting and...
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It seems JP Morgan Chase may have wrongly foreclosed 14 military
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Sun shines through the near forecast for Redding. Today should be sunny with a high of 67 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The rest of the week, weekend and early next week looks to be the same. Lows throughout the warm stretch shouldn't drop below 40, according to the Weather Service.
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January 18th, 2011  4:30am CASE# 11-3649 On January 18th, 2011 at approximately 12:18 AM, Redding Police officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 600 block of Monardas Drive. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, a 39 year old female, suffering from multiple lacerations to her face and head. She was transp
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My husband and I visited Naples, Rome, Florence, and Venice during our 10-day Italian honeymoon in October. Rome romanced us with its power, its art and its history. While riding a bus through the cobbled streets of Rome, I thought of Audrey Hepburn in "Roman Holiday." At the end of the movie, she looks at [...]
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What: Go Local! A Forum on the Future of Our Food When: Jan 22, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Register by Thursday, Jan. 20) Where: Sequoia Middle School Cost: $20 for families, $10 for individuals, $5 for students ages 15 to 25. Scholarships are available. Growing Local (formerly Shasta Cascade Farm and Food Coalition) presents [..
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The widespread use of marijuana for medicinal purposes throughout our state is cause for concern. Smoking or eating herbal marijuana is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a medicine.  Many people are using marijuana to treat conditions for which there is no evidence of effectiveness. In fact, ma
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The Cubs knew their tough preseason schedule would eventually wind up preparing them for Northern Athletic League play.
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SHASTA LAKE — For the Falcons to muster any sort of challenge in the Northern Athletic League race, then they need to improve defensively.
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The Paradise High School girls basketball team had its 13-game winning streak to start the season snapped with a 50-49 loss to the Chico Panthers last week.
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The West Valley High School boys basketball team opened Northern Athletic League action with a 43-41 victory at Corning on Tuesday.
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Jean Keyes, Redding
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Not every emergency demands the sirens-blazing rush of firefighters and police officers that a 911 call often produces.
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Chris Solberg, Redding
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We all know not to take politicians¿ rhetoric at face value. But not enough of us have yet learned not to take media rhetoric at face value either, even when it appears in what looks like a ¿news¿ story.
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A trio of drunken drivers were involved in three wrecks, one of them fatal, Monday night on Highway 89 in eastern Shasta County.
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After almost two years of court appearances, the trial for two men accused of swindling thousands of investors out of an estimated $200 million in a Ponzi scheme was delayed again Tuesday.
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In 2005, Tami Orr's mother suffered a stroke and could no longer care for Tommy, Orr's mentally disabled brother.
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A Redding man accused of stabbing his girlfriend with a kitchen knife was arrested Tuesday morning after his car got stuck in the mud.
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Redding took a halting step forward this evening toward drafting a city charter.
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In 1911: While much had been done to advance the efficiency of the mail service, Uncle Sam had not induced a case of brain fever in any attempt to provide a better system for the Redding-Weaverville route. In fact, customers along the route said the system had deteriorated.
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The Burney Regional Community Fund is accepting applications for projects.
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MAXWELL — A woman was badly injured Monday afternoon when her 2002 Kia sport utility vehicle rolled over on Interstate 5 near Maxwell has been identified as Donna Kersey, 43, of Redding.
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>Gateway Unified School District could be in for some changes in the way it elects members to its board of trustees.
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Redding took a halting step forward this evening toward drafting a city charter.
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The Cultural Cruise - a city-wide celebration of the arts - gets underway on January 28th at 4 PM. From the Turtle Bay website: Join the Turtle Bay Museum, Shasta County Arts Council’s Old City Hall Gallery, Redding City Hall, Redding Library, First United Methodist Church, Shasta State Historic Park, Shasta
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A motorcyclist was taken by ambulance after colliding with a car on Bechelli Lane late Tuesday afternoon. The unidentified rider was southbound on a full-dress Harley-Davidson when a driver in a Toyota Camry made a u-turn at Wilshire Driv
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Treatment programs for drug addiction are often criticized as ineffective and wasteful, with participants frequently becoming addicted again upon release because they never really stopped using. In many cases, that’s because addicts can be sneaky and cheat the system. If you ask the participants of the Superior Cou
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Parenting: To push or not to push?
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To my ears, at least, it's Ray John's shtick for Haven Humane's "Second Tuesday Club," a monthly restaurant fundraiser. John's dismissive of his female sidekick "Chris," who seems to be attempting a poor Gracie Allen. John sighs, grunts, groans and...
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A 47-year-old woman was injured this afternoon after the motorcycle she was driving collided with another vehicle on Bechelli Lane in Redding.
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I'm fairly certain that Lassen and Shasta are not "Bay Area" volcanoes (as the website's teaser describes them) by any but the most imperialist definitions of the term, but this CBS San Francisco series suggests a nice road trip through...
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...to vote to repeal "Obamacare." That's the impression I get from this Wally-gram that just arrived in my e-mail box (emphasis added). The House vote's scheduled for tomorrow. House Set to Vote Tomorrow to Repeal ObamaCare I wanted to let...
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A local non-profit legal advice organization will hold a free workshop for homeowners facing foreclosure. Legal Services of Northern California will present the Foreclosure Workshop next Monday the 24th at 5:30. They hope to shed light on issues that may be confusing for people facing the threat of losing their homes. Pa
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An all-day forum to be held Saturday in Redding will share a wealth of information about food, where it comes from, and how to make it healthier. The event will be put on by “Growing Local”, formerly the Shasta-Cascade Farm and Food Coalition. Organizers will show the innerworkings of food systems from the pe
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One man is dead following a crash Monday night in the Hat Creek area. The collision happened just before six o’clock on Highway 89 south of Doyle’s Corner. According to the CHP, Robert Hubley of Hat Creek was driving his Ford Mustang southbound on Highway 89 from Cassel Road when, due to suspected drug and al
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Two people suffered minor injuries in a second alcohol-related crash on Highway 89 Monday night. Wray Halterman of Denver, Colorado, was traveling southbound on Highway 89 at around 9:30 when he lost control of his SUV, causing it to overturn on the highway. The vehicle came to rest on its roof, blocking the northbound l
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A Redding man is behind bars after reportedly stabbing his girlfriend during an argument. Officers were called to the 600 block of Monardas Drive around 12:15 Tuesday morning to a report of a stabbing. Once on scene, officers located a 39-year-old woman with lacerations to her face and head. The victim was reportedly sta
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A house in north Redding was damaged by fire Tuesday morning. At around 7:30, Redding Firefighters arrived at a house on Roseleaf Lane off of Oasis Road and made an aggressive attack on the interior. A faulty water heater was the apparent cause of the blaze. Fire damage was mostly contained to the water heater closet, wi
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Sherry Ackerman arrived in Mount Shasta 10 years ago "with Vermont topsoil under my fingernails and Plato's 'Dialogues' in the pocket of a pair of overalls."
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Perspective, they say, makes all the difference.
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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 CHETCO RIVER, Ore. — Off and on rainstorms had the river up and down, but it was great steelhead fishing for either plunkers or sidedrifters most of the week. It was way blown out again on Sunday,
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Why, it was at the top of the steep hill above Montgomery Creek. It received its name possibly in the 1850s or 1860s by the teamsters who had to unhook their heavily loaded back wagons and haul them separately to...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed (Open Thursday to Sunday.) Temperature: 36 degrees. Skies: Partly cloudy. Wind: Variable. Visibility: Good. Depth: 42 inches at base, 73 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 21 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surfa
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The publicCEO.com web site has a feature slugged "It could be worse" that chronicles the foibles of public officials - embezzlements, drug use, trespassing, purse snatching, theft of commercial food mixers, etc. But this one beats the pants off the...
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It happened last night in Chico. The man who drew the crowd (including Yours Truly, who braved a foggy Highway 99) was Joel Salatin, self-described "Christian, libertarian, capitalist, environmentalist lunatic." Here's a short YouTube video of Joel, his son and...
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A water heater fire inside a home on Roseleaf Lane in Redding had firefighters racing this morning to keep the building from completely erupting in flames.
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A trio of drunken drivers were involved in three wrecks, one of them fatal, Monday night on Highway 89 in eastern Shasta County.
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Today is going to feel more like spring than mid-winter. The National Weather Service says today should be mostly sunny in Redding with a high near 69 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 43. Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 63, though winds could gusts as high a
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A Redding man accused of stabbing his girlfriend with a kitchen knife was arrested this morning after his car got stuck in the mud.
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Even though gas is about 10 cents cheaper just across the street, sometimes only the best will do. It would appear some of the heat shield tiles were torn off during atmospheric reentry, but hey, itR
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Small homes are easier on the environment. Just how much space do we humans truly need to live comfortably? Here is a link to an interesting article about
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What: Film screening: "From The Quarters to Lincoln Heights" When: Jan 28, 8 p.m. Where: Old City Hall Cost: $7 or $6 for SCAC Members For ticket pre-order, contact Milinda Taylor at 241-7320 Producer Mark Oliver and Co-Producer James Langford are partnering with the Shasta County Arts Council to showcase their new film. Th
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I’m sure most of you have heard about the decline in the honey bee population. The cause is still unknown, but scientists are working diligently to solve the mystery. A solution needs to be found soon or we might find ourselves in a world with few to no honey bees. Without the honey bee, an [...]
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Happy new year everyone! This is a landmark year for forestry. The United Nations have designated 2011 as the International Year of Forests! The theme is “Celebrating Forests for People,” honoring the central role people play in sustainable management and conservation of forests. According to the UN General Assembly,
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In the Redding area, where many feel that the contributions of the under-age-40 population go unrecognized, recipients of the first round of "20 Under 40" awards have been applauded enthusiastically. When the Record Searchlight lined up the event, nominations were cast for those younger people who have made significant co
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Political invective, political violence
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Look around at the empty/gone-out-of-business companies such as Mervyn's, Gottschalks, etc. We cannot support a mall that will be more than twice the size of Mt. Shasta Mall.
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>For north state residents who've been waiting for the economy to turn for the better, the wait continues.
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At the end of the 2009 prep football season, all Clay Cavender was getting was complaints.
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In football, it is understood that the defense must act as a unit to be successful.
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Every year, the All-Record- Searchlight teams honor the top football players in Redding and surrounding communities.
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Foothill High School is hosting the Foothill NorCal Baseball Clinic on Saturday, featuring former Major League Baseball players and current college coaches Rich Hill and Ed Sprague.
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The dream is alive in Redding, or at least about 350 residents think so.
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Unexpected sunshine brought Redding residents outdoors Monday, many of who wound up at Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
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Firefighters quickly extinguished a mobile-home fire Monday at Starlite Mobile Estates on East Cypress Avenue.
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Resta Sleep Disorders Center in Redding recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
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It all started with a joke. Larry "Greco" Harris, a recently retired teacher at Pioneer High School, was visiting fellow poet Deborah Tobola in San Luis-Obispo. Harris joked that, with a lot of time on his hands, he should offer to blog about people if they'd let him stay in their homes.
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An influx of new leadership, including a north state native, has taken over the northern region of the state's fire department.
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Shasta County may adopt a new phone system that would let residents call one toll-free number for 24-hour referrals to a host of community resources.
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One person has been killed in a traffic collision on Highway 89 in eastern Shasta County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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“I HAVE A DREAM…” In a living tribute to the man behind those famous words, stirring speeches, inspiring songs, and a palpable sense of unity filled the small hall at the Dr Martin Luther King Junior Multicultural Center on Sheridan Street in Redding as the crowning event of the day’s embrace of D
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When fire gets established in a mobile home, there’s often little that firefighters can do to save it, but Redding Fire Department personnel got a good jump on a blaze in the Starlight Estates Mobile Home Park on Monday. The blaze at the East Cypress Avenue home was reported at around one o’clock. The first a
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Police, fire and medical personnel this evening are responding to two-vehicle traffic collision on Reservoir Lane at Hartnell Avenue in Redding.
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Firefighters quickly extinguished a small mobile home fire this afternoon at Starlite Mobile Estates on East Cypress Avenue.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 32 degrees. Skies: Partly cloudy. Wind: Variable. Visibility: Good. Depth: 44 inches at base, 76 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 21 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Plowed and sanded,
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Political invective and its role in creating violence has been much in the public’s mind since Representative Gabrielle Giffords was gunned down along with Judge John Roll and some of her constituents in Tucson, Ariz. Congresswoman Giffords was a political moderate, not given to strident or angry speech; not an extremist
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I am now 100% positively certain. Saturday proved to be a very fruitful day gathering more information and more positive sightings by at least four reliable and believable eye witnesses. They all saw the locomotive back in the 70s and...
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Six people were injured in an alcohol-related crash in Redding. 22-year-old Cody Bruhn was driving his 2005 Ford Focus westbound on Hartnell Avenue around 6:30 Saturday night. Redding police say Bruhn was texting on his cell phone when the Focus drifted off the right side of the roadway and struck a pole. The car then de
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A 24-year-old Anderson man was arrested Saturday after bringing a handgun into Mercy Medical Center’s emergency room and threatening to shoot himself and others. Redding Police were called to the hospital around 4:30 Saturday afternoon for a suicidal man armed with a handgun in the emergency room. Officers arrested
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A group of local history and train buffs failed on Saturday to locate a locomotive long thought to be buried in the Sacramento River near Anderson. The JC Kellogg plunged into the water in the 1890’s near where Deschutes Road now crosses the river. Local historian Dottie Smith says the train used to run on a now defunc
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Shasta County is looking to fill vacancies on several boards. Citizens with experience and knowledge in the field of building construction are needed to serve a two-year term on the five-member Board of Building Appeals. Two vacancies need to be filled on the Community Action Board, including someone to rep
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A Red Bluff man has been sentenced for his part in a brawl during which his friend brought a gun to a fistfight. Last February 14th, Red Bluff Police were called to the Palomino Room on Main Street just before closing time on a report of a fight between two women. A bystander had tried to stop the fight, but 22-year-old
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Here’s a north Redding home on a half acre. Just a quick drive to either College or University, or Costco. It looks like it backs up to lovely Churn Creek itsel
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As the day is nearly upon me to show up for the installation of the largest collection ever assembled of my Artwork I am terrified beyond belief! I have to keep reminding myself that even if they hate it they will not burn me at the stake! ( I believe they made it illegal to assault entertainers!)
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Details here. All you have to do is come up with a good title for a local author's upcoming book....
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The state Department of Corrections is looking for a Shasta County parolee who failed to participate in GPS monitoring.
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Change is hard. No big changes to the way people think in this life come without struggle. In the 1960′s, when I was but a lad, those around me told me that the Reverend King was a “troublemaker,” and that only rio
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A thick layer of fog blankets the Redding area this morning.
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What: Mossy Creek Bluegrass at The Bohemian Art Loft When: Jan 22, 8 p.m. Where: Bohemian Art Loft, 3304-B, Bechelli Lane, Redding, 96002 Cost: $10.00, Students $5.00. Refreshments. Redding Limited cabaret style seating. Advance Tickets 229-7818 Mossy Creek Bluegrass, Spectacular 7 piece bluegrass/folk/Americana band from C
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Sunday’s Redding Marathon attracted its biggest field ever, as 178 individuals and 78 three-runner teams completed the 26.2-mile distance from the Shasta Dam overlook to the Sundial Bridge. Another 139 participants completed the 5-kilometer run/walk. The weather was ideal for running, with a light overcast, no wind and te
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Happy New Year! Now that the holiday season’s parties and delightful treats are behind us, let’s refocus on our health and fitness programs. The quartet of eating well, getting enough sleep, moving our bodies daily and having a positive attitude is a winning combination. When we incorporate fitness into our daily activi
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What: Women's Fund Winter Community Forum - Foster Care: Who's Raising Our Children? When: Jan. 25, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. (RSVP by Friday, Jan. 21) Where: Community Room, Redding Library Seating capacity is limited to 130, so please RSVP by Friday, Jan. 21. Brown bag lunches will be available for $5 on a first [...]
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In the editorial on Jan. 9, the paper supported the alleged standing of the opponents of Proposition 8 to oppose the plaintiffs' suit to overturn it.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Day on Monday provides occasion for reflection as well as recognition.
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It seems counterintuitive considering the Northeast and Europe are being hammered by snow and the South by ice, but the U.S. government says the world has indeed been getting warmer.
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Hundreds of runners preparing for the winter’s worst were greeted with surprisingly mild weather at the 2011 Redding Marathon on Sunday.
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At 6-foot-2, Bre Mackie normally stands out in a crowd. But once her volleyball skills are on display on a court, the Central Valley High School senior moves into a league of her own.
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The reputation of the Redding Marathon is spreading as two out-of-area runners claimed the top spot for men and women for the first time at the 10th annual race Sunday. A record 178 people finished the 26-mile course, which began at the Shasta Dam Vista Point and ended at the Sundial Bridge in Redding.
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Whether the area is up or down, every year there are area athletes who stand out from the pack. The All-Record Searchlight team is for those who do just that. In somewhat of a tough season for the area — only West Valley and Fall River claimed Northern Section titles — there were nonetheless some prep volleyball ath
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Six people suffered varying injuries in a traffic wreck Saturday night on Hartnell Avenue. Redding police said the driver was impaired while texting on his cell phone.
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A 24-year-old Anderson man was arrested Saturday after he went into Mercy Medical Center's emergency room with a handgun and threatened to shoot himself and others, police said.
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Three cars were involved in a collision near the intersection of East Cypress Avenue and Bechelli Lane around 4:23 p.m. today, dispatchers reported.
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J.G. Kellogg remains hiddenafter search
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News that Southern Aluminum Finishing signed an agreement with the city to purchase nearly 17 acres in Stillwater Business Park means the clock starts on former Redding City Councilman Mike Pohlmeyer's guarantee.
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For the Hornets, it was another pounding of an Eastern Athletic League South team.
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There's still time to participate in Sunday's Redding Marathon as sign-ups will be accepted until about an hour before the race.
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20 Under 40 classreceives recognition
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Wednesday's victories on the hardwood were good starts for the Knights basketball teams, but there is a long way to go.
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Three big bass help landtitle for Michels
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On the 20 Under 40 and home schooling
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Schools chief's pay was raised for competitiveness
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Date Established: Jan. 1, 2009
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SOFTBALL COACHES' CLINIC
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Is Redding's economy beyond hope?
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So who willadvocatefor sacrifice?
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Kara Boyle hit a desperation 3-point shot from near midcourt to send the Shasta College women's basketbal team into overtime against College of the Redwoods on Saturday.
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Tim Hanagan, Redding
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The same company that built the Hatchet Ridge wind power project in eastern Shasta County is testing the potential for more turbines nearby.
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Foothill tops Shasta in first clash
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I met Chet Kyle 15 years ago when he was a student in my English 1A class at College of the Siskiyous. He wrote a memorable essay about the time he got lost in a whiteout near the summit of Mt. Shasta and guided two other climbers down the wrong side of the mountain. The three of them wandered for two days through the fores
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Q: I liked the front-page article in the Jan. 3 Record Searchlight on DUI. It inspired the following thoughts and recollections.
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I guess it's been a whole week since I've posted anything. I've tried to read as much of you as I can and comment here and there, but I have fallen down on the job and not kept up with you-all. I hope you're all doing as well as possible despite floods, snows, rains, grumpy relatives, and bad news.Mostly I have
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These homes in East Park hit the market just as it was beginning to melt down. It seems like there was just enough momentum left from the bubble days to get them all sold, but we’re seeing some of them again now as foreclosed, and for
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In my Saturday column a few weeks back I wrote about my memories of Apollo 8's historic rendezvous with the Moon on Christmas Eve 1968. Yesterday, Redding resident and acupuncturist Michel Czehatowski, son of a real rocket scientist, shared...
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Softly, almost shyly, Honey Bandit walks up and lays his head against my chest. He is such a love bug. All he knows right now (once I stopped poking him all the time and sticking things into him, is...
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January 15, 2011  11:00 p.m. 11-3145 On January 15, 2011 at approximately 4:35 p.m., Officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the Mercy Hospital in regards to a suicidal male subject armed with a handgun while in the emergency room.  The initial report indicated that the male subject threatened to shoot h
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January 15, 2011  9:45 PM CASE# 11-3166 On January 15, 2011, at 6:25 PM, officers from the Redding Police Department responded to a report of a traffic collision on Hartnell Ave just west the intersection with Churn Creek Road involving a vehicle striking a pole. The investigation revealed that Cody Leonard Bruhn, 22 year
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This house was originally the tollkeepers house for the Camden Toll Road. We had plenty of toll roads in Shasta County. They were all privately owned and maintained. Today they are public roads maintained by either Shasta County or Caltrans...
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It’s been a rough week or so. There was murder, death, exploitation, and as usual, the of balance of love, commitment and work. I’ve been pounded by the waves but I’m up and breathing and thrilled to be making dolls ♥ ♥ ♥ I’m embroidering faces, making heads for Stevie Wonder and Prince dolls.
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Today's high should be about 61 degrees, and forecasters predict a 20 percent chance of showers. Temperatures will drop down to about 47 degrees tonight. Tomorrow should be mostly sunny and 64 degrees. The rest of the week should be mostly sunny until around Friday night, when some clouds are expected to roll in.
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Simple effects can go a long way for a portrait. This senior that we photographed has such a great serious face. Just by adding a little red tone it really made the photo more dramatic and stunning. Everyone has different taste preferences. Some love all color some love the effects. What do you like?
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Over the story in today's paper on Shasta County Superintendent of Schools Tom Armelino: "Armelino gets to keep big pay raise after all, can claim moral high ground, makes board look like spendthrifts"...
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Chris Solberg e-mails this letter to the editor he wrote: To those in authority who deemed it necessary to remove the cold and huddled community who found frigid refuge under Clear Creek bridge at the very spiritual gates and city...
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The editors can't confirm this cartoonist's claim to participate, but the Redding Marathon is set for today. Read more about the event in reporter Paul Shigley's preview story, here, and watch for more coverage and photographs later this week. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the fa
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A local advantage made the difference as fisherman Jeff Michels of Lakehead won the Western Division of the EverStart Series at Lake Shasta on Saturday.
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I met Chet Kyle 15 years ago when he was a student in my English 1A class at College of the Siskiyous. He wrote a memorable essay about the time he got lost in a whiteout near the summit of Mt. Shasta and guided two other climbers down the wrong side of the mountain. The three of them wandered for two days through the fores
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Over 30 years ago, in early winter and around 4 a.m., I walked into the Red Bluff Daily News office to deliver a weekly fishing article. I was usually in my waders on my way to steelhead fishing on Battle Creek just below the Coleman Fish Hatchery. If you did not get there early before sunrise, you could not get a spot on t
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In 1911: George Lamiman, Shasta County horticulturist, claimed that a large number of the trees in the orchards of Shasta were old and that not more than one man in 10 had made a business of keeping his trees pruned correctly. Lamiman said, “When I say pruned, I mean just that, and not a clipping here and a clipping there
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Tiffany Hagemeier: Owner, The Pilates Studio of Redding
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Resolutions can be a great motivator to make changes to improve our daily life. If, however, like us, one of your goals is to get organized… well, that can make it a bit harder to stay on track. In the past, we might have written our “make life easier!” goal on a Post-It note or note card and put it someplace where
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With curbside recycling in most area across the U.S., we’ve learned what we can recycle and what we can’t. The rigid polypropylene (known as No. 5) plastic — found in all sorts of containers — generally falls into that last category.
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While the outrage surrounding Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme has waned, the resulting debate over professional ethics still saunters on the public stage.
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A good first half was negated by a rough opening a few minutes into the second half.
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Kara Boyle hit a desperation 3-point shot from near midcourt to send the Shasta College women’s basketbal team into overtime against College of the Redwoods on Saturday.
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Dear Babe: In 1946, I was being looked at by the Pittsburgh Pirates. I wrote to Honus Wagner, then a coach for the Pirates. I am enclosing a copy of his note back to me. It is in green ink as all of his personal letters were.
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News that Southern Aluminum Finishing signed an agreement with the city to purchase nearly 17 acres in Stillwater Business Park means the clock starts on former Redding City Councilman Mike Pohlmeyer’s guarantee.
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Q: I liked the front-page article in the Jan. 3 Record Searchlight on DUI. It inspired the following thoughts and recollections.
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On Nov. 22 Jon Wesley Muncy was struck by an unidentified vehicle while riding his bicycle and was left for dead on Riverland Drive.
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I once had a pastor ask me if I knew the difference between minor and major surgery. He said that it was minor surgery if it was on me and major surgery if it was on him.
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If private business ran like the government, firms would rarely, if ever, introduce a failed product.
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It’s been said that newspapers bring you history on a deadline. Inside today’s paper, we bring you the future.
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A special section in today’s newspaper salutes the Record Searchlight’s first 20 Under 40 class of emerging north state leaders.
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The annual International CES trade show, held last week in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest gathering of consumer technology companies, geeks and technophiles of all types. But hidden in the halls of technology are outdoor brands and dozens of gadgets that cater to an adventurous crowd. I traveled to Vegas to seek out th
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Even though the Shasta County superintendent of schools has rejected a 10.8 percent pay raise, it will not be rescinded.
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In a new effort to win his freedom, a Redding man sentenced to 54-years-to-life in prison for murdering a Mountain Gate man in 1997 will appear next week before the same Shasta County Superior Court judge who sentenced him three years ago.
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The J.G. Kellogg may be out there, somewhere.
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Shasta County isn’t known for its wind.
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A band of wind turbines 6½ miles long towers over Burney.
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The same company that built the Hatchet Ridge wind power project in eastern Shasta County is testing the potential for more turbines nearby.
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The Shasta Public Libraries received high marks from our community in a fall 2010 Customer Satisfaction Survey. At the Redding Library, the majority of respondents love the building, and staff and volunteers are deemed "friendly, helpful, courteous and knowledgeable." This is an improvement over the results of a similar s
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Four years ago we moved into a one-bedroom house on my parents' property in the Santa Cruz Mountains. We were in between jobs and trying to figure out some health issues for our two boys. We needed a place to land for a short while, and my parents were very gracious in offering up the "little house."
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Dear Straight Talk: I counsel teens on college and career choices and have been learning about "hookup" culture. I'm concerned that sexual activity, starting with girls as young as 11, does not include relationship. To be sexual today, kids don't even need to exchange names.
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How does a gravestone belonging in a graveyard in far northern Shasta County end up in another graveyard approximately 70 miles away at Whitmore?
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Opening the front door let out the warming sounds of commotion and curiosity. Those are the trademarks on auction day at Drumm's Antiques on Cascade Boulevard in Shasta Lake. This time the auction featured a Western motif with items from the "early days" when life moved slower, work seemed harder and things were made to las
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Tracy Grishman and Todd Mattley, both of Sacramento, were married Oct. 10, 2010, at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Sacramento. The bride is the daughter of John and Michele Grisham of Shasta. She is a 1997 graduate of University of the Pacific and has a bachelor's degree in communications and an MBA with a marketi
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A 24-year-old Anderson man was arrested Saturday after he went into Mercy Medical Center's emergency room with a handgun and threatened to shoot himself and others, police said.
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There was a time (not very long ago) where you couldn't buy much for $150,000 in Redding California. Today, you can buy a whole lot of house for under $150,000. We have put together this list of homes for sale in Redding, consisting of at least 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The link below provides you with approxima
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When Redding police entered Geoffrey Kelly’s California Street apartment this month after he’d allegedly beaten his 8-year-old son nearly to death with an aluminum baseball bat, they were stunned at the filth they found.
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Six people suffered varying injuries in a traffic wreck tonight on Hartnell Avenue after police said the driver was impaired while texting on his cell phone.
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The reported closing of California Décor in the space formerly known as the Mall in downtown Redding got me to thinking...when you drive by the north and south entrances to the newly christened "Market Street Promenade," there's no signage telling...
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A telephone pole is down in the roadway on Cloverdale Road at Oak Street in Anderson after a vehicle jackknifed it.
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We tried. We looked where we thought it was, but it is still eluding us. We will return. Don't know when, but we want to wait for the river to be a little lower. A lot of people showed up...
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Old Shasta has been a popular spot for senior photos for years. It's that old rustic charm that is unique to it's location that seniors are drawn too. There are so many cool structures there that just make for awesome backdrops. Looking to book a session at Old Shasta? Give us a call to book today! It's great any season eve
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And it's only mid-January. It comes from Howard Kurtz, former media columnist for The Washington Post now with the Daily Beast: When I conducted the telephone interview for my Nov. 27 article on California Rep. Darrell Issa, my unambiguous understanding...
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Motorists should prepare for 15-minute delays on Pit River Bridge for about the next two weeks. More here.
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Starting early Monday morning, January 17, Caltrans will begin the process of reducing traffic on I-5 to one lane for each direction and shifting it to one side of the bridge.  The new configuration should be in place by noon, then construction crews will begin work on replacing the expansion joints.  When traveling throu
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What: Oaksong Music Society presents Chuck Brodsky When: Friday (Jan. 21), 8 p.m.; door opens at 7:30 Where: Bernie's Guitar, 3086 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA Cost: $15. For tickets, call Bernie's Guitar, 223-2040. Redding's favorite returns for an evening of songs and stories. More information here. The Oaksong Music Societ
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Expect a week of sun and warmer temperatures with a two-day interruption of the possibly of rain.
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That’s the conclusion of this article about Facebook by John Dvorak, a columnist I often agree with. Coincidentally, local blogger Marc Beauchamp brings up the point
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"So, how do you get around in New York without your truck?"It's the question I get most often. It's an easy answer.I walk.And take mass transit - the subway mostly, but I will ride a bus on the odd
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Today's the day I've been waiting for at least 15 years! We'll (myself, Dave Freeman, Steve Hartman, Tom Keefer and others) be down at the Sacramento River searching for the locomotive. Our only mission is to FIND it. That's all....
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The social networking site has boomed while the US economy has gone in the other direction. Is there a connection? This analyst has done the charts. Excerpt: Corporations, of course, have increasingly used Facebook to tout their offerings, at the...
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This is an excellent breakdown of how politicians across the nation have blamed public employees for the economy and turned citizens against their teachers, firefighters, and police officers. It is exactly the strategy used by the Redding City Council majority to demonize their own employees.
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Washington, D.C.'s traditional power bar, the dark, mahogany-lined watering hole in the Mayflower Hotel, is closing after a 62-year run, to make way for a spendy shirt store. The Wall Street Journal profiles the storied Town & Country here. Definitely...
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This one is on just over an acre located on the western edge of Redding city limits, and wa
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Here’s a video remix featuring the voice of Carl Sagan. Remixing Carl seems to be a popular internet phenomenon. The videography on this one is really lovely in HD. We Humans Are Capable Of Greatness from physicisttv on
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If you are like me, you love your tools. If you don't love your tools - you should. Every gardener needs tools that they love - that help them to accomplish their many gardening tasks with relative ease and the least amount of discomfort. They should have a handful of tools that are well-made, good [...]
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Is Redding doomed to be an economic development basket case? I’ve been musing on this since I heard Peter Sander interviewed on a local talk radio station around Christmas. Sander is co-author of Cities Ranked & Rated.
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The public events and appearances of China’s communist leadership are tightly controlled and scripted with nothing left to chance, which is why the surprise the Chinese military sprung on President Hu Jintao is both shocking and alarming.
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For the Hornets, it was another pounding of an Eastern Athletic League South team.
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PALO CEDRO — First round goes to the Cougars.
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There’s still time to participate in Sunday’s Redding Marathon as sign-ups will be accepted until about an hour before the race.
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Day Two of the Western Division of the EverStart Series at Lake Shasta is down to 10 pros, four of whom are locals.
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Wednesday’s victories on the hardwood were good starts for the Knights basketball teams, but there is a long way to go.
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The notion that the City of Redding should pay for the flood insurance of residents who live in the south area is ludicrous. In Sacramento, for instance, not only do the residents pay for their own flood insurance, their property taxes are assessed in proportion to their property’s risk of flooding. These taxes are used t
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January is traditionally the wettest month of the year in the north state.
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Q: My wife is formerly from Ohio. In a recent conversation between her and my stepdaughter (visiting for Christmas) they said that Ohio sometimes requires convicted DUI drivers to display a different color license plate. I thought this was an interesting approach and thought you might like to comment on it. Here are a coupl
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It's been a difficult few years for homebuilders like Jerry Wagar.
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The Dunsmuir City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss a lawsuit filed by members of a citizens' group who are now on the council.
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A Redding man is claiming Shasta County sheriff's deputies wrongfully arrested and brutalized him after he called 911 last summer to report that his neighbor assaulted him.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge Friday ordered Anderson police to give the Shasta County district attorney's office a copy of its internal investigation of rape allegations against a former Anderson officer. The investigation led to his arrest and cost him his job.
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Redevelopment has been one of the most dynamic forces in Redding's construction industry for decades — for better or worse.
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To expand its online retail presence, California Décor Store in downtown Redding is closing its doors after nearly seven years in business.
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In 1911: Big improvements were planned on Yuba Street's Swasey Building. The upstairs and downstairs were to be dramatically changed to meet the requirements of the tenants while William Kosmos planned to make his Oyster Grotto on the ground floor into a modern restaurant. He planned to spend $1,500 to make that possibl
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Another store is closing in the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding.
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Redding Police are investigating a possible strong-arm robbery. At around 1pm Friday afternoon, a woman who lives on Bond Street, near Enterprise High School in east Redding, told officers that three juveniles of about high school age were smoking something in her backyard. When she confronted them, they reportedly pushe
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A number of local residents have apparently been falling for what’s become a fairly common computer-age scam. Numerous complaints have been received by the Shasta County District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit about a scheme being perpetrated on the Craigslist website. Pictures of a legitimate local real e
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The head of the most powerful court of law in the western United States will be coming to Redding for an ACLU event. Judge Alex Kozinski is Chief Judge of the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals, which meets in San Francisco and is the largest of the nation’s 13 Courts of Appeal. The Ninth Circuit Court has made many
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Dormant spray is a way to go after pests and diseases that overwinter on trees and shrubs.
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Master Gardeners offer tips on pruning olive trees.
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Carbon monoxide detectors sound the alarm when the deadly gas, which can't be seen or smelled, is present. A new state law will require them in most existing homes.
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The hotel name is Southern's and the first person to correctly name it is "toe2toe" who guessed it at 9:06 a.m. Congratulations toe2toe. And thank you everyone for playing. Also thank you to River City Java for providing our winners...
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Outdoor enthusiasts can gain free access to both the Lassen Volcanic National Park and the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area this weekend in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Admission fees will be waived January 15th through the 17th and Americans are encouraged to enjoy one of their parks. Other fee free dat
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The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program will be presenting information on Medicare for 2011 and the community is invited to attend. Improvements to Medicare, premiums, co-pays, and deductibles for medicare will be discussed. The presentation will be held January 19th at 6pm at the Shasta Regional Conference
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Shasta County’s Youth Peer Court is recruiting volunteers to serve as jurors and youth attorneys in juvenile court proceedings. Volunteers learn about the criminal justice and legal system, gain public speaking skills, and help restore justice to offenders and their victims. Youth volunteers are needed between the
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Up to $2500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who stole a chalice from St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The chalice is silver and gold with ornate engraving and has a small plate that it sits on. It was taken on December 17th between the hours of 10am and 3:30pm. Anyon
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The Redding City Council faces a fairly light agenda for Tuesday night’s meeting. At the Council’s request, a lesson has been put together by City Attorney Richard Duvernay concerning the differences between a “general law” city, such as Redding, and a “charter” city, as defined by the
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Kathleen Donham, Douglas City
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Redding police are investigating this afternoon a reported strong-arm robbery near Enterprise High School.
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Here’s a unique property. Prior listings say it had more than one structure and thus 2 wells, and 2 septic systems. It’s listed here as bank owned
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 32 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Variable. Visibility: Good. Depth: 47 inches at base, 81 inches at top. Snow surface: Machine groomed packed powder. Trails: 32 open, 16 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Plowed and sanded, but icy
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Did you take my advice and break away from the football games on television last weekend? If you did, you’re welcome. If not, there’s still hope for you this weekend. The tube will offer another 14-plus hours of “must see” football once again this Saturday and Sunday, and that doesn’t count the endless pre- and [.
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The urban look has been very popular this year for senior portraits. This photo was taken at our studio in our urban zone. I love how his eyes are just peircing through the gate. We are booking our spring sessions already so if you want a prime spot, it's time to call! 223-5456
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What is the name of this once-famous hotel? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award certificate....
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This is the engine that's lying down there somewhere in the bottom of the Sacramento River. For the longest time I've called him "J. C. Kellogg" because that is the way his name is spelled in our local history books....
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It's Thursday night, and I am sitting here thinking about how far Honey Bandit has come. From that tiny little guy who could not stand up or lift his head for the first three weeks, to the amazing eating machine...
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Basically, the theme here is bacon.Lots and lots of bacon.And gluttony. There's lots of that, too.There's a new cooking episode every Tuesday. Subscribe.(Thanks to Tom S. for pointing this silliness out.) Epic Meal Time, your Video Friday:"Breakfast of Booze""Fast
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The appliances in this Redding REO came from a nationwide vendor. Fixed-up REO homes sell faster, and for signifi
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No cage fights at Win-River Casino for me this weekend. My squeamishness probably dates of the impressionable age of nine, when I watched a boxer essentially killed on live TV. Back in '62, every week millions of TVs, including ours,...
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Redding residents should see mostly sunny skies today and a high temperature near 61 degrees, meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Although it also should be mostly cloudy tonight with a low around 41 degrees, Saturday’s forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high near 62. There’s a
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January 13, 2011    7:55 PM CASE# 11-02673 On January 13, 2011 approximately 3:38 PM, Redding Police Officers responded to the Safeway store at 2275 Pine Street in Redding regarding a reported armed robbery.  When officers arrived, they spoke with the victim, Dylan Roachcarr, 25 years, of Millville, CA.  Roachcarr told
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What: 2011 Shasta County High School Juried Art Competition Deadline: February 25 Exhibit Dates: March 18 through April 16, 2011 The Shasta County Arts Council is gearing up for our Annual High School Art Competition. This show is open to all Shasta County High School students grades 9-12. Teachers, get your students involv
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What: Booths Available for All About Women Fair Deadline: Jan. 25 Where: Shasta District Fairgrounds Contact: Sherry Iverson at 244-5919 or AllAboutWomenFair@gmail.com We are sending this letter as a reminder about our upcoming Soroptimist International of Anderson-Cottonwood’s sixth annual All About Women Fair. We would
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• I must be a memorable guy … I’ve been going to the same restaurant in San Francisco for over 30 years …usually the same waiter … The last time I was in he said, “you look familiar, been in before?”… Nope, first time … that big-tipping, back flippin’, clap you on the shoulder kinda [...]
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Redding will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with a host of activities starting with the traditional bell-ringing ceremony at Old City Hall.
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Sometimes all a team needs to get back on track is one win.
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Wes Swafford's electrifying 10-second, one-punch knockout put an exclamation point on Rogue Warrior Cage Fights' inaugural mixed martial arts event at Win-River Casino in September.
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Last week I mentioned a few major storylines that missed the cut for top 10 local sports stories of 2010, and I promised I would give you a few things to keep an eye on for the remainder of the 2010-11 school year.
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The first day of bass fishing in the Western Division of the EverStart Series at Lake Shasta is done, and local pros hold four of the top six spots.
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Sometimes all a team needs to get back on track is one win.
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A group of north state historians is set to scan a Sacramento River sandbar Saturday in search of a locomotive that slipped off a ferry and into the river more than a century ago.
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With larger economies in a slump, local economies are focusing on their agricultural sector for growth. Supporting locally grown food can promote healthful eating as well as boost these economies, and the Growing Local Coalition wants to spread that message in Shasta County.
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Here's what's closed and open Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
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In 1911: People were gathering signatures on a petition to ask the Legislature to pass a law making landlords have their bedsheets a certain width and length, which would eliminate them having to sleep with their toes protruding from beneath the bed clothing because of the short comings of the sheets.
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Avanti Travel will hold its fifth annual TravelExpo from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Red Lion Hotel in Redding on Hilltop Drive.
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Anchor Blue, a young adult clothing and accessory chain based in Corona, is going out of business after nearly 40 years, the company announced Thursday.
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Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to slash library funding to help balance the state budget could gut adult literacy and hurt other programs in Shasta County.
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Redding police were looking for a man who reportedly robbed a Millville man Thursday in the parking lot of Safeway on Pine Street.
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A Sacramento law foundation warned federal wildlife managers this week that it plans to sue over their protections for a beetle found along creeks and rivers in Northern California.
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What: Joel Salatin Speaking about the Power of Local Food When: Monday (Jan. 17) Where: Chico Family Masonic Center Cost: $14 for individuals and can be bought online here. Groups of 10 or more people can by tickets for $12 each. World famous Sustainable Farmer & International Speaker from Polyface Farms, who was featur
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I wasn't actually alive 40 years ago, so I just couldn't say from firsthand experience. Is David Brooks correct here? The problem is that over the past 40 years or so we have gone from a culture that reminds people...
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The Record Searchlight's inaugural 20 Under 40 class was honored Thursday evening during a reception at the McConnell Foundation.
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Shasta County Sheriff’s personnel took two parolees into custody Thursday afternoon for what appears to be a kidnapping and carjacking. At about 1:45, deputies responded for what was described as a suspicious circumstance at the T/A Truck Stop on Knighton Road south of Redding. When they arrived, they found a gold
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Redding Police combed the area in and around South City Park Thursday afternoon after a man reported being robbed and pistol-whipped. The victim, 25-year old Dylan Roachcarr of Millville, said the robber approached him in the Safeway parking lot at around 3:30 and brandished a gun, which he used to strike Roachcarr in th
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A Tehama County woman is going to prison for a drunk driving crash that caused severe injuries to a passenger. At the time of her arrest on June 10th, Felicia Rochele Simmons had a .23 blood alcohol content, nearly 3 times the legal limit. She was the driver in a single vehicle crash that left her passenger with severe p
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Redding is a dangerous place for drivers compared to similar-sized cities, but we’re not the worst anymore. The California Office of Traffic Safety and the California Highway Patrol have just released the results of data gathered in 2009. The statistics are used for distributing grant money, and for local officials
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Organizers of Redding’s Martin Luther King Junior Commemorative Celebration on Monday are encouraging the community to “make it a day on, not a day off”. The observance begins inside the Old City Hall at Market and Shasta Streets, with a bell ringing ceremony starting at 8am, followed by a prayer circle
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The Pit River Bridge that carries Interstate 5 traffic over Shasta Lake will be restricted for a construction project. Crews are replacing the expansion joints on the recently-overhauled bridge. Starting on Monday the 17th, all traffic will be shifted to one side, restricted to one lane in each direction. The speed limit
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A pair of convicted Red Bluff burglars have been sentenced. Early in the morning of November 21st, a Red Bluff Police sergeant observed 22-year-old Robert Burden exiting the broken front door of the Red Bluff Veterinary Clinic on Luther Road. He was arrested following a short foot chase. Moments later, the sergeant saw 4
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Firefighters responded this evening to a report of a possible structure fire at Peterson Tractor on Caterpillar Drive in Redding that turned out to be a false alarm.
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For the two years after Obama's election and the Democrats' super majority win in Congress, you Republicans fought their agenda so hard that Liberals nicknamed you the "Party of No."
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A toe-tapping good time inspired by family legacy and a passion for music is making its way to the Redding Convention Center 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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There is a certain grim coincidence to the Tucson shootings and Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday falling a week apart.
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Christian Lemm founded the Lemm Ranch in 1885 when he purchased 1,145 acres on North Cow Creek for $13,000. His ranch house stood beside today's Highway 299 where it crosses Salt Creek in Bella Vista. Over the years, the house became a well-known landmark.
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he charge: The Tucson massacre is a consequence of the "climate of hate" created by Sarah Palin, the tea party, Glenn Beck, Obamacare opponents and sundry other liberal betes noires. The verdict: Rarely in American political discourse has there been a charge so reckless, so scurrilous and so unsupported by evidence.
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Many of the shows at the Cascade Theatre are met with great audience turnout -- but it's a different story for a troupe to routinely sell out performances. With such performances in 2005 and 2006, the Peking Acrobats return to Redding, likely to another packed house.
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The sparky sight of a rail grinder caused the report of a possible train on fire tonight in Lakehead.
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Simpson University has announced the launch of its much-anticipated four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program.
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Redding Constitutional Law expert coming to Chico to speak on defending your rights to free speech, privacy, to be free from warrantless searches and more on Sat. Jan. 15, 2011 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cal Northern School of Law, 1395 Ridgewood Dr, #100, Chico. Also presenting journalist & publisher "Valley Mirror"
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Last semester, with the help of local media including the Record Searchlight, the Simpson University Music Department experienced the largest community chorus it ever had. There were over 50 Trinity Repertory m