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February 23rd, 2011

And I don't want another drinkI only want that last one againThat's from a James McMurtry song, "Hurricane Party." I sometimes feel like that when I've finished a good book or watched a good movie. I don't want to go on to the next one; I want that same feeling again.
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A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a home tonight on Iron Mountain Road in the Keswick area.
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Riffs on building a Redding spaceport tickled Marc's funny bone the other day, but in my former home state of New Mexico, the government's been dead serious about trying to become the future launch pad for orbital tourism. Now, The...
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Children in elementary school often proclaim what they want to be when they grow up. An examination of one’s adult friends, however, reveals the sobering truth: few children become firefighters or doctors. And if one of your buddies happens to be an astronaut, congratulations. Blues and rock phenomenon Jonny Lang made
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That's the report from Shasta Voices' Mary Machado, who dug into the responses to the latest recirculated traffic studies for the proposed Knighton Commons and reports on what she found in the latest newsletter: One of the comment letters sent...
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Steve Pearlstein, one of the sharpest writers in the opinion racket, offers a take on Wisconsin: Back when I was working at Inc. magazine in the mid-1980s, we loved nothing better when approaching a public-sector issue than to ask how...
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The newly appointed Attorney for Jacob Berlinghoff will have more time to review his case.  Cynthia Campbell, a local Conflict Public Defender, was assigned to his case Tuesday. The 33-year-old Redding man is accused of inappropriately touching a minor in 2008. Shasta County Deputy District Attorney Curtis Woods said th
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The 53-year-old Redding man who is accused of hitting his son on the head with a baseball bat returned to court Wednesday.  Geoffrey Kelley waived his right to a preliminary hearing.  Kelley could have a trial date set on March 14th.  Kelley has pled not guilty to charges of attempted murder and child abuse for the at
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A fairly large smoke column next to the North Market Street bridge Wednesday may have caused a few double-takes, but it was no cause for alarm. A Cal-Fire/C-D-C inmate crew was responsible. They had spent a few hours cutting brush and weeds on the south side of the Sacramento River near the diversion dam. The smoke was r
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"Get Outta Town" is normally a guide to recreation, festivals and fairs, but once in awhile, I like to throw a curve ball. Remember the Yo-Yo Contest, the American Kennel Club Master National Hunting Test and the Dutch Oven Cook-off? I think getting out of town should be an opportunity to learn something new, make [...]
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I’m thinking of Keith Richards and that song after spending a solid week trying to find just the right material from which to stitch the clothes for the Brian Jones Doll. he had loads of luxurious threads from British flea markets, from France, from Morocc and who knows where else. I chose this picture as [...]
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Jovon Cunningham has signed with the University of Arizona on a track and field scholarship, making it official in a ceremony at Enterprise on Wednesday.
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I went by after the news story the other day and had a looksy at what is going on over there and I have to say, "OMG"!  Wow!  I can tell you that there has been some VERY sincere FUNDRAISING going o
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A Redding man accused of beating his 8-year-old son nearly to death with an aluminum baseball bat gave up his legal right to a preliminary hearing today.
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A Shasta Lake man accused of shining a green laser beam at a California Highway Patrol helicopter pilot flying over his neighborhood late last year will begin standing trial on June 21.
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State Sen. Doug LaMalfa and a group of his Republican peers announced today they were forming a nonpartisan legislative caucus geared at protecting the rights of the taxpayer.
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The north state's ACLU chapter has landed a heck of a speaker for its annual meeting Sunday, March 6 --- Alex Kozinski, a libertarian-minded Reagan appointee and chief judge of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. From the announcement: Kozinski...
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The Record Searchlight recently expressed concern over the cozy relationship between Unions and those elected officials that ok their benefit package. I think that this is a good argument for reforming campaign laws, not dismantling Unions. Another good argument is...
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California's state government has plenty of gridlock and plenty of opportunities for minorities to stall business if they don't like the direction of the Legislature, but I don't recall a situation like Wisconsin's, where the minority simply up and left...
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I have finished the book and am almost ready to send off to the printers..... I hope you enjoy it!
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A judge this morning moved the next hearing date for a Redding man whose 15-year-old daughter went missing for a month late last year and now accuses him of fondling her in 2008.
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A Redding man says his half-sister, the leader of anti-illegal immigrant militia group that once recruited in the north state, deserves to die for murdering a 9-year-old Arizona girl and her father.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are figure, juicy and stress. Short piece this week, as I’m working on a longer piece, and sending out two others to literary magazines. The KeyA cheery jangle of silver precedes my mother’s entry into
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Grover Norquist takes his campaign to persuade conservatives to rethink the cost-effectiveness of our criminal-justice system to the pages of the OC Register this morning. Unusual thoughts for an arch-conservative, which is his point: Conservatives pride themselves on relentlessly questioning...
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Newsweek has an interesting piece on Scotia, the former Pacific Lumber company town in Humboldt County, now owned by a New York investment firm and due to be broken up and sold off. Worth reading in its own right, but...
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What: Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues -- two benefit performances for Girls Inc. of the Northern Sacramento Valley When: In Red Bluff: Saturday (Feb. 26), 7 p.m. at the State Theatre, 333 Oak St, Red Bluff In Redding: March 12, 7:30 p.m. at Old City Hall ...
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State Sen. Mimi Walters and Assemblyman Allan Mansoor, both SoCal Republicans, have introduced bills that aim one way or another to chip away at California's public-pension mess. Bloomberg has a good story: Traditional pensions would be eliminated for newly hired...
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Finally had a reason to go to our new BevMo! As if on cue, as I was marveling at the aisles of Argentine Malbec and Japanese sake, on the house Muzak came The Clash's "Lost in the Supermarket." I...
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Here’s lovely country home west of Redding. I’m featuring it her
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Things are moving along once again. Yesterday I was lucky to find and talk to Chip Porter, owner of Porter Geotechnical of Lakehead and Reno. The great news is that he has volunteered to help in the search of the...
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Here’s a building that looks lovely in night lighting. Lots of architectural detail in contrast to the night. I think this is a Cal Trans offic
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The National Weather Service continues to call for a winter storm watch beginning tonight. Today, there's a 10 percent chance of rain after 4 p.m. Otherwise, tonight it will be partly clear, with a high near 54 degrees. Rain and snow becomes likely after 4 a.m. on Thursday. The snow level will start to fall at 1,800 feet
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Visualize a woodstove here. Or, an above ground pool above. It’s pretty easy to imagi
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 17 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 68 inches at base, 118 inches at top New snow overnight: None New snow during the past 24 hours: None Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 19 gr
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What: Folksinger, Storyteller, and Autoharp Virtuoso Adam Miller to Perform at the Bohemian Art Loft in Redding When: Friday (Feb. 25), 7:30 p.m. Where: The Bohemian Art Loft, 3304B Bechelli Lane, Redding. Seating is limited; for reservations, contact the Bohemian Art Loft (530) 229-7818 One of the premier autoharpists in t
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The fastest-growing youth sport in America is also its oldest. Lacrosse – a fast-paced running game played with long sticks and a ball -- got its start with the Onondaga Nation of Iroquois in what later became upstate New York. On Saturday and Sunday, this American Indian tradition ...
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Today is Tuesday, Feb. 22, the 52nd day of 2011. There are 312 days left in the year.
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Dutch Bros. opening2nd Red Bluff store
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For some grilled meats, I'm told: "Don't touch it; just let it cook on one side and then turn it." For other meats, I'm told to keep turning while grilling. Which meats and poultry should be left alone, and which ones should be turned frequently? We can't think of many kinds of fish or meat that appreciate being
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Redding shoots itself in the foot
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Nothing more clearly illustrates the utter irresponsibility of Barack Obama than his advocacy of "high-speed rail." The man is not stupid. He knows how to use words that will sound wonderful to people who do not bother to stop and think.
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If Gov. Jerry Brown corrals the votes to put his tax measures on the June ballot, they'll be a tough sell. But even the most tax-averse voters often have a soft spot for their local schools, and some might be persuaded to reach a little deeper to stop draconian education cuts.
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ANDERSON — The Eagles have returned to familiar territory.
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COTTONWOOD — Early-round playoff games in the Northern Section don't always bring out the most even matchups.
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RED BLUFF — A year ago, the Warriors won a Northern Section Division VI boys basketball title as a No. 5 seed.
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PALO CEDRO — There's a reason you play the game. No. 11 Butte Valley High School gutted out a 54-49 win Tuesday over No. 6 Redding Christian in the opening round of the Northern Section Division VI playoffs on the Lions' home floor.
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Hannah Womack scored 19 points as the second-seeded Liberty Christian High School girls basketball team rolled past Los Molinos 59-42 in a Northern Section Division V playoff game Tuesday.
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Garrett Wittels of Florida International University recently had his 56-game hit streak come to an end, drawing comparisons to Joe DiMaggio's Major League Baseball record, also 56 straight games, which is generally considered the most unbreakable record in baseball.
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The Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce, Rabobank and Round Table Pizza are hosting MixPo, a combination after-hours mixer and mini business expo.
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A group of youngsters is observing Black History Month by reading about some of their favorite historical figures.
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A Southern California man accused of keeping his Redding niece away from her parents for a month late last year after allegedly starting a sexual relationship with her last fall was ordered Tuesday to stand trial.
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A judge has ruled on the side of Anderson-based Sierra Pacific Industries in a lawsuit that effectively tied up 19 timber tracts in eight Northern California counties for longer than a year.
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A Shasta County sheriff's sergeant pepper-sprayed an assault suspect and his mother Tuesday afternoon after the pair allegedly attacked deputies outside a Redding apartment.
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A House vote to end funding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting was unhappy news for north state public TV and radio executives.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies are looking for thieves who stole 40 aluminum ladders and 400 picking boxes from a Corning olive orchard.
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A federal judge has dismissed racial-profiling claims made by a pair of suspected drug traffickers who were arrested in 2009 by north state drug agents on Interstate 5.
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At 7 p.m. Monday night, Nancy Stone of Redding received a text message from her daughter. It read that a 6.3-magnitude earthquake had hit downtown Christchurch, New Zealand in the middle of the lunch hour, killing more than 75 people and burying others beneath piles of rubble.
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Shasta resident Bill Wardall isn't shy about what he thinks of the thieves who keep stealing copper wiring from around his neighborhood.
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A new attorney was appointed Tuesday for a Redding man whose 15-year-old daughter went missing for a month late last year and now accuses her father of fondling her in 2008.
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NEWS RELEASE DATE/TIME: February 22, 2011 CONTACT OFFICER: Sergeant Clegg CASE # 11-5742 BY: Captain Bartell CRIME/INCIDENT: Resisting Arrest and Assault on a Peace Officer LOCATION: 380 Lake Blvd. #4B, Redding, CA VICTIM(S): Sergeant Clegg and Deputy Renfer SUSPECTS(S): Christopher MCHATTON (18) and Kathleen MCHATTON (40)
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The recent return of winter after a four-week hiatus has made training for the spring running, mountain biking and cycling season a bit more challenging. It’s been cold, it’s been wet, and snow lingers at surprisingly low elevation. And it sounds like there’s more on the way. But, as I always say, there’s nothing th
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Yes three year olds really do have all the fun. They can be anything they want, anywhere, and everyone thinks they are the cutest things :). They live in their own reality and this makes photographing them so much fun! We went to Roseville this past weekend to photograph several kids as well as had some amazing wedding cons
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In 1911: An option and bond was negotiated on the celebrated Washington Mine in the French Gulch district. The old Washington Mine was a noted producer in days gone by. The present bonders were contemplating a large expenditure to develop the lower ore bodies, which miners believed existed on the property.
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I knew that Doug LaMalfa was against what he calls "high-cost rail." I knew that the first bill he introduced upon taking office, SB 22, was a measure to re-examine its funding -- with the idea that the whole project...
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Not just any ice cream, but lovingly crafted artisan ice cream made from local ingredients in beautiful Santa Cruz. That's the message from the latest dispatch from the California Redevelopment Association, which is in full-court-press mode to stop the governor's...
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John Keye, Redding
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High-speed route to bankruptcy
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A tax to save schools? Maybe
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A Shasta County sheriff's sergeant pepper sprayed an assault suspect and his mother this afternoon after the pair allegedly attacked deputies outside a Redding apartment.
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Our 100th post since moving! Even if Fred Flintstone didn’t live here, somebody had to clear the Barney Rubble for a path to the door. The
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In the days after Bonnie Troop’s mother passed away, her grief was compounded by what lay scattered in the upstairs of her mother’s house. “I had to go to the doctor. I thought I’d had a heart attack,” the Redding resident said. Her mother’s hoarding left both family and financial treasures crammed underneath mo
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A federal judge has dismissed racial-profiling claims made by a pair of suspected drug traffickers who were arrested in 2009 by north state drug agents on Interstate 5.
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Firefighters responded this afternoon to a report of vehicle fire in south Redding.
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40 aluminum ladders and 400 picking boxes were reportedly taken from an olive orchard on Davis Road in Corning. 50-year-old Macario Figueroa alerted Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies of the theft Sunday afternoon. He told deputies that sometime between February 10th and Sunday afternoon someone had entered his prop
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A Southern California man accused of keeping his Redding niece away from her parents for a month late last year after allegedly starting a sexual relationship with her last fall was ordered today to stand trial.
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A Corning man reported to Tehama County sheriff's deputies Sunday that someone stole 40 aluminum ladders and 400 picking boxes from his olive orchard.
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Shasta Regional Medical Center found itself on the defensive Monday after a watchdog group's report detailed alarming rates of a Third World nutritional disorder among its Medicare patients
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Redding and Victorville, in the Mojave Desert, have little in common but an unusual statistic: In each city, a hospital has reported alarming rates of a Third World nutritional disorder among its Medicare patients.
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When members of the Weed Historic Museum suggested filmmaker Mark Oliver of Mount Shasta meet retired teacher and historian James A. Langford of Weed, they never imagined two years later they would produce an 85-minute film on the African-American community in Siskiyou County.
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Emergency personnel are being sent this morning to a reported traffic accident involving a sedan and a motorcycle.
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Everyone makes mistakes, but federal officials say that the parent company of several northstate hospitals failed to make good after mistakes were uncovered, leading to a recent settlement. Catholic Healthcare West has agreed to pay the federal government $9.1 million to settle a case alleging that false claims were subm
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A Gerber man suffered minor wounds when his shotgun discharged after he dropped it accidentally, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office. Last Friday evening, 73-year-old Homer Lawson was interviewed by deputies after arriving at Saint Elizabeth Hospital. He said he had been carrying a .410 shotgun on his R
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An early morning traffic stop in Red Bluff led to the arrest of a passenger. At around 1:25 Saturday morning, Tehama County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle for an alleged traffic violation on Chestnut Avenue at Payne’s Creek Road. While speaking with the passenger, 40-year-old Martin Perez of Yuba City,
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When an argument in Red Bluff became physical, one man turned it into a robbery. Now he’ll go to prison for it. The incident occurred in November of 2009. Jacob Cook had been arguing with the victim when it escalated into a physical confrontation. Cook then produced a knife, which he held to the victim’s thro
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Two juveniles were arrested Friday in connection with a robbery and assault that occurred at the Safeway store on East Cypress Avenue. On the night of Friday, February 12th, 30-year-old Arik Amaya of Redding was assaulted as he was trying to stop a man fleeing the store with stolen bottles of liquor. Amaya used a shoppin
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Go to www.wonews.com or subscribe at wonsubs.com. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Redding — The river stayed fishable through the Redding area even with the heavy rain, although it was blown out below town, and trout fishing actually improved. Trout seemed to l
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How it acquired its name, I don't know. What I do know is that it was built in 1876/77 on Rock Creek in Manton by the Sierra Flume & Lumber Company. When it was completed, this mill became the 6th...
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A new attorney was appointed this morning for a Redding man whose 15-year-old daughter went missing for a month late last year and now accuses her father of fondling her in 2008.
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Hear Chef Cal, ex of Rivers, may be planning to open a brew pub or pub of some sort. Could be in the former Pio Loco spot in the Pine Street School building, vacated by Jeff Chef. That would be...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 15 degrees. Skies: Partly cloudy Wind: Light. Visibility: Limited. Depth: 68 inches at base, 118 inches at top New snow overnight: None New snow during the past 24 hours: None Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32
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Indeed, it'd be worth at least giving a serious think to whether more tax money would be well spent in shoring up aging, unsafe dams. The N.Y. Times visits Lake Isabella: Lake Isabella Dam is just one acute example of...
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What: "Hill Country," a play written and directed by Mike Flanagan and performed by Intermountain Teen Center members When: Friday, MARCH 4, 6 - 8:30 pm. Please note new date; the Feb. 25 performance is postponed due to poor weather. Where: Hill Country Health and Wellness Center ...
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Deputies say a 40-year-old Yuba City driver tried to hide a methamphetamine pipe inside an open bottle of beer.
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A 73-year-old Gerber man accidentally shot himself in the arm and shoulder on Friday when he dropped his shotgun while trying to shut a gate, deputies said today.
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If you're driving this morning in the Olinda area you might want to keep an eye out for beef in the roadway.
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The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the Redding area as a cold storm front is going to bring snow to the valley floor by Wednesday night. Today, the weather service says to expect patchy frost before 10 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 54 degrees. Tonight will be most
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With the numerous 70+ degree days we’ve had, the weeds are in full bloom! Just check out your driveway and sidewalk cracks and crevices, planters and edges of your lawn. Here’s one way to help knock down the weeds, have a reason to drink some wine, save a little on the pocketbook and stay away [...]
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What: Public Meeting Regarding Lower Clear Creek Restoration Monitoring When: Thursday (Feb. 24), 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Western Shasta Resource Conservation District, 270 Parallel Road, Anderson Results from 10 years of Lower Clear Creek ecosystem restoration monitoring will be presented to the public on February 24, 2010 at t
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A lot of people have expressed amazement that the Tea Party and the ACLU are both threatening to sue if the city puts “rules” for “controlling” the use of the Redding City Library parking lot by people handing out leaflets. How, they ask, could the ultra-conservative Tea Party and the “Commie Pinko” ACLU be ali
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Want to cut deficit? End useless parole
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Double vision
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That sound you hear coming from Texas officials when the subject of California comes up is no longer chortling. It's more like choking.
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It's a 2,000-mile drive to Madison, but Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to drastically roll back collective bargaining for most public employees cuts to the heart of an issue as close to home as the trash cans at the end of the driveway.
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The prep basketball playoff brackets are set with the first round of action beginning today.
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Former Shasta High School baseball player Dallas Chadwick made his first collegiate start Monday in Sacramento State's 3-2 win over UC Davis.
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Tanks, machines, labelers and other equipment used to make beauty products in Redding that had a global market will be auctioned off next month.
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Shasta Regional Medical Center found itself on the defensive Monday after a watchdog group's report detailed alarming rates of a Third World nutritional disorder among its Medicare patients.
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About two years ago, amid scattered piles of paper, mounds of dirty clothes, stacks of empty boxes and rows of unwatched DVDs in her Redding home, Linda heard about an anonymous group to help clutterers cope with cleaning out their homes.
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Trustees of the Shasta Union High School District may lay off up to five teachers and counselors and cut hours for others in the 2011-12 school year.
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Just a decade ago Lower Clear Creek southwest of Redding was nothing but a series of death traps for salmon, trout and other fish that went to spawn there.
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Castella man held after leading deputies on chase
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Five men were arrested in a Craigslist prostitution sting on Friday in Siskiyou County.
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A routine traffic stop on Interstate 5 in the City of Shasta Lake led to the arrest of two people from Southern California. On Saturday morning, the Cal-Met Domestic Enforcement Unit pulled over a vehicle on Northbound I-5 near Shasta Dam Boulevard. Officers were reportedly given permission to search the vehicle. Hidden
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The body of a missing snow boarder was found Sunday morning on Mt. Shasta. 23-year-old Alexander Gautreaux had been missing since he phoned his family Thursday evening saying he was making one final run down the mountain. A group of more than 100 scoured the mountain throughout the weekend looking for Gautreaux. Searches
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Red Bluff police are seeking a burglary suspect who broke into a Givens Road home and stole a safe containing $20,000 worth of jewelry, credit cards and bank notes.
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Pierson B. Reading, Shasta County's first permanent settler, passed through the area in 1843 on his way to Sutter's Fort. He said the bears were so numerous in the canyons of the creek they had worn paths five and six...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 26 degrees. Skies: Light snow Wind: Light. Visibility: Limited. Depth: 70 inches at base, 120 inches at top New snow overnight: 1 inch New snow during the past 24 hours: 1 inch Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32
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There’s about 50 bank owned homes that feature more than 3 bedrooms for sale around here. People tell us they’re looking. Here’s one. This one will
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Five men were arrested in a Craigslist prostitution sting on Friday in Siskiyou County.
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A 33-year-old Castella man who led deputies on a foot chase Friday afternoon remained this morning in the Shasta County jail.
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Redding firefighters this morning responded to Raley's on Lake Boulevard after store employees called 911 to report one of the aisles was filling up with smoke.
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Might be session singer Clare Torry's integral contribution to Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon," for which she was paid a mere 30 pounds. "Dark Side," released in 1973, went on to sell an estimated 45 million copies and...
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The rain falling this morning in Redding should taper off by this evening. The National Weather Service says that showers are likely mainly before 10 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 47 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around freezing. Tuesday should be sunny, with a high near 5
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My husband and I explored Naples, Rome, Florence, and Venice during our honeymoon in Italy. Venice enchanted us with its spectacular scenery and its intriguing history: We arrive in Venice by train after dark. A chilly sea breeze reminds us that we're in northern Italy, in a city built on water. A vaporetto takes us [...]
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What: The Shasta Symphony Orchestra performing "Music of Spain" When: Saturday (Feb. 26), 7:30 p.m. Where: Shasta College Theatre Cost: $10 general admission, $8 for students and seniors, $5 for Simpson and Shasta college students with an ID card. Tickets available online at www.simpsonu.edu/musicevents or at the door. Sim
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The Shasta Healthy Smiles Oral Health Program is offering a free lunch and learn training for medical providers interested in learning about updated fluoride supplementation guidelines and preventive oral health tips to share with parents of young children. Free preventive oral health supplies for distribution to families w
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Ink runs from the corners of my mouth. There is no happiness like mine. I have been eating poetry. ~Mark Strand, "Eating Poetry" If poetry and story reveal truth, then much lay exposed one evening earlier this month at The Bohemian Art Loft in south Redding ...
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Redding Electric Utility's deal to buy power from Roseburg Forest Products' expanded biomass power plant in Weed, signed in 2006, seemed like an all-around winner.
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I'd pay extra for ethanol-free gas
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Here's a quiz for California voters: What's cheaper, $126 or free?
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Q. Do you believe people from faiths other than yours can go to Heaven, achieve enlightenment, etc. the same as people of your own faith? This is certainly the most important question ever asked in this feature and serves to distinguish the various “Voices of Faith” from one another. The Bible, the one true authority fr
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Six Shasta High School wrestlers qualified Saturday for this weekend’s NSCIF Masters meet at the Redding Convention Center.
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Think of the worst, ugliest examples of fans doing reprehensible things at a north state prep sporting event. Now multiply it by about 10,000.
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At the Redding transfer station (it was called the "dump" when I was a kid) they ask you some questions when you drive in. A friend relays this overheard exchange: City of Redding employee: "Where did this load originate?" Dumper:...
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Here's a list of what's open and closed today in observance of Presidents' Day:
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Shasta County is hoping to build a new weather observation system at the Fall River Mills airport that would make flying safer and encourage more flights in and out of the rural airport in the eastern foothills.
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Tony Meeker's a big bear of a man who doesn't care much for life in a wheelchair.
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MT. SHASTA — Searchers found the body Sunday morning of a 23-year-old Mount Shasta man who went missing Thursday while snowboarding at Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
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The Third Annual Business Concept and Elevator Pitch Competition will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Shasta College Theatre, on the main Redding Campus. The deadline for interested parties to register to compete is Friday (Feb. 25), 2011. The competition is open to people between th
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Searchers this morning found the body of a 23-year-old Mount Shasta man who went missing Thursday while snowboarding at Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
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First it was called Arroyo de los Eresnos meaning River of the Clover by the Spaniards. Later it was called Canoe Creek by Hudson's Bay trappers. In 1846, it was given its current name by Captain John Fremont for a...
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The Shasta County court, led by Judge Jack Halpin began their "shock and awe" campaign on Ms. Kitkowski back in May 2007 when they took all custody of her daughter from her and gave no reason, Attorney Richard Bay did state they wanted to see if the minor child would learn to love her father more by being with only him for
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The Shasta County court, led by Judge Jack Halpin began their "shock and awe" campaign on Ms. Kitkowski back in May 2007 when they took all custody of her daughter from her and gave no reason, Attorney Richard Bay did state they wanted to see if the minor child would learn to love her father more by being with only him for
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Now Jones wants to extend Hawley Road to Oasis to help developer Don Levenson's project. That's not the tune he was singing when running for council in October 2004. From a story I wrote on a candidates' forum in the...
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Expect mostly sunny skies and a high of around 51 degrees today in Redding. Some clouds may roll in tonight, bringing a 20 percent chance of showers. The low for the night should be about 37 degrees. Tomorrow is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a 30 percent chance of showers and a high of 49 degrees.
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Ran into Shasta College President Gary Lewis yesterday and he was all excited about a free screening of the "From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights" documentary at the college theater at 7 p.m. on March 2. It's the story of...
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For the background on this cartoon, check out the story by A News Cafe reporter Jim Dyar, "Debate on Free Speech at the Library Continues." 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 Gre
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A group of approximately 20 men from the Redding Fire Department pull hand-operated fire equipment down an unidentified street in Redding on July 5, 1909. A public citizens’ meeting on July 21, 1896 helped to form the Redding Volunteer Fire Department. The Shasta Historical Society library is open to the public and volunt
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Click Here for more info and to order the book I Met Jeffrey Daly yesterday at a book signing..... He gave me his book and I can't put it down
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Big Bird and Elmo soon may be looking for a new address
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Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed state budget strategy is clever.
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One of the best things about living in the north state is the millions of acres of national forest practically — for a lucky few, literally — across our backyard fences.
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Targeting moderates is targeting sanity
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Newspapers, with their limited amount of space can't always tell a comprehensive story, and sometimes this lack of space can actually lead to the delivery of a story that does an injustice to the subject at hand. The Feb. 4 article on the proposed federal legislation to create a national recreation area along the Sacram
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After a decade of planning, the town of Palo Cedro is still without a community park.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies detained two people Saturday after finding nearly 4,000 prescription pills in a car on Interstate 5.
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When Shasta County's forensic pathologist gets sick or goes on vacation, the coroner's office occasionally pays a private firm to perform autopsies.
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Some 50 possible future engineers spent most of Saturday honing their skills at Sequoia Middle School in Redding.
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If one thing is certain, it's that people will die.
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A Lassen County woman accused of conspiring to murder her husband, a Susanville police officer, was moved to the Shasta County jail earlier this month.
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Q: Hi Monty: I heard you last week at Redding Newcomers; it was very informative. I would like to comment on the new "no right turn on red" from East Street onto Highway 44. I have traveled the route between 5:30 and 6 a.m. almost every day for the past six years. I am totally surprised about this new law. What I ha
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The whole Anderson High School wrestling team — 14 wrestlers — on Saturday qualified for the masters meet coming up Friday and Saturday at the Redding Convention Center.
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On a recent afternoon, Shasta County deputy coroner Priscilla "Percy" Gonzales paused for a moment and took a deep breath before going back inside the home of a suicide victim, whose body she had just wheeled into the back of her van.
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Searchers in Siskiyou County kept looking Saturday for a 23-year-old Mount Shasta man who went missing Thursday while snowboarding at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
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Redding will resurrect plans to push Churn Creek Road past Highway 299 to Oasis Road.
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The road to Chico officially was determined on Saturday.
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During rainy weeks like this one, outdoor athletes face the choice to either run without music or risk having water damage their devices.
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Anyone who does much hiking in our mountain region is going to encounter a bear every once in awhile — and even, on rarer occasions, a cougar.
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Q: I have a question about the halibut out at San Clemente Island. Is it a self-contained population due to the long distance between the island and mainland?
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Dear Babe: I have three 1994 Sports Superstar figures by Kenner. They are Deion Sanders, Joe Montana, and Barry Sanders action figures with cards in original packages.— Robert McAllister, ReddingLike many other items produced during the collectibles boom, Starting Lineup figures have seen values decrease some over the
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The annual basketball competitions make their return to the Sequoia Middle School gyms today! Both are free events. The 2-Ball competition will be held in the school's large gym and its division times are as follows: boys and girls (age as of Jan. 1, 2011) ages 8 to 9, 1 to 2 p.m.; ages 10 to 11, 2 to 3:30 p.m.; and age
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Last week I used Hat Creek as a sort of example of where trout streams come from. Its headwaters of ice-cold clean water begins up at Lassen Peak and then rushes down hill north to where it meets the Pitt River and Lake Britton.
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A report released last fall by the nonprofit Ecology Center revealed that a majority of home improvement products are filled with toxic chemicals.
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In Safeway aisles across the country, aqua blue and lime green tags will hang on the shelves underneath some food products as the Pleasanton-based corporation unveiled its new SimpleNutrition program last week. Foods with dietary indicators such as "made with whole grains" and "good source of fiber" will now have nutrient b
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On the market for nearly two years, Maverick's restaurant in downtown Redding is in escrow.
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Newer, faster, bigger — it seems like the makers of computers and gadgets want us to see them as disposable. Why bother fixing it, just replace it!
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In 1911: Redding's City Marshall Send will no longer be the beneficiary of $1 fees whenever he collects a license, but instead will receive a flat monthly salary from the city of $125. Those engaged in business in the future, and the city official, will always be certain of "getting his" whether business is good
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College students and parents of college students can testify to the ever-increasing cost of a college education. Current annual increases in tuition have averaged in the 8 percent to 10 percent range, with much higher increases in the past few years.
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Services offered: Adult/pediatric skilled and unskilled home-care, medical staffing, and wellness services.
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Dear Straight Talk: One of my guilty pleasures is watching "Glee." I am wondering whether the degree of bullying they depict is exaggerated or if high school today is really like that. Also, I'm curious about the level of achievement expected from kids on "Glee." My granddaughter and grandson are always
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Last weekend I overheard Payton and Davey discussing how they would color their hair when they go gray. These are the matters on the hearts and minds of 6- and 10-year-olds. I asked why they planned on coloring their gray, and Payton immediately exclaimed, "Well, you do it!"
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J.D. Leitaker will always rate a soft spot in my heart. That's pretty good for the hard guy he portrayed. He passed away last month at the age of 79.
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Today the real estate ad would read: "Five story, mountainside retreat with majestic view of Beaver Creek. Peaceful. Nearest neighbors miles away. No utilities."
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For the second time in three months the California Department of Corrections issued a wanted alert for a Shasta County man who failed to register as a sex offender.
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Found the following posts on the Redding Airport $6 mil. expansion story laugh-outloud funny: vlk writes: We need to build a spaceport. The airport is sooooooooo 20th century. How is Redding going to attract business without a spaceport? Shelbyville has...
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I'm compiling a list of the Sears, Roebuck & Co. barns and houses in Shasta County. Also the houses and buildings that were moved from Kennett. Plus the houses and duplexes that weere moved from Toyon. Do you know where...
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Well, let's see. We paid for our four weeks of sunshine with snow. Not a bad snow, but still, you know, snow, at a time when the fruit trees were blossoming out. I don't think serious damage was done, as they still seem to have most of their flowers.
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Look for yourself. The very newest homes Palomar is building at Highland Park are really worth seeing. Jeb Allen asked me to take some images of the interiors of a couple of the newest ones for their marketing. I expected much, but these interiors really raise the bar. These are the interiors of two of the homes. Click o
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Jerry Brown's wily strategy
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Color me surprised by Marc's take on today's story about the Redding Municipal Airport terminal improvements. Don't get me wrong. I fully understand the qualms about spending all manner of money (almost exclusively, lately, state or federal grants) on big-ticket...
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Just a quick update to let ya'll know what is going on. We got back yesterday, via a quick trip to the news station on the way home. It was wonderful to wrap my arms around Honey Bandit, although...
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Snowfall in the eastern foothills and the Shingletown area Saturday morning stalled delivery of Saturday's Record Searchlight.
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I took this photo yesterday from the 3rd floor roof of the parking garage across the street. Not only does it show his house, but the snowy neighborhood as well. Lots of exciting things are happening at his house. According...
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Does doublespeak get any more apparent than what's depicted in this video? Secretary of State Clinton is speaking glowingly about the protesters in Egypt, while ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern is standing in silent protest with his back to Clinton while...
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The mind boggles at the folks at City Hall who want to spend $6 million to expand Redding Municipal Airport just as airlines are cutting flights and passenger count has stagnated as cost-conscious flyers drive to Sacramento. Sure, it's a...
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Searchers in Siskiyou County aren’t giving up a 23-year-old Mount Shasta man who went missing Thursday while snowboarding at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park
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This was the first Depot Hotel built in Redding. It was located beside the railroad tracks at the Redding Railroad Depot and was built by the railroad and served as a dining, drinking and eating establishment for its passengers. The...
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Ironically, we
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Police arrested an 18-year-old Red Bluff man Friday night in connection with a residential burglary.
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Rain is likely today with temperatures staying below 50 degrees.
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There’s a lot to love about the garden in winter. But I do miss some things from the summer garden. For instance, I miss my bats. Of course, they are not technically “my” bats, but rather a small colony that roost in the eaves of my family’s home each summer. The colony has grown over [...]
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There isn’t going to be a tie for the Northern Athletic League title.
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The bridges of Shasta County
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Beware the margin of error.
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A lot of restaurant owners, I've learned writing for the DATE magazine, are, in effect, owned by their restaurants. They have to work long hours — six, and sometimes seven, days a week.
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A Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man in April 2009 is set to go to trial in June.
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Ask basketball coaches the commodities they most likely need to have for a successful team, and the two most likely answers would be point guard and a post presence.
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PALO CEDRO — The Hornets wanted to slow down the tempo.
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Q: Dear Mr. Hight, I hope you may have an answer to my vehicle registration question because I cannot seem to get through to the DMV. We are selling our home here in California and are establishing a residency in Texas. Can we begin registering our vehicles in Texas even though we still have our California driver's license
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City officials want to give Redding Municipal Airport an estimated $6 million face-lift that will expand the terminal and make it easier to navigate.
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Five Shasta County students have been named National Merit Scholar Finalists, placing them among the highest academic performers in the country.
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Here's a list of what's open and closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day:
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Search-and-rescue teams were hunting Friday night for a 23-year-old Mount Shasta man who went missing Thursday while snowboarding at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
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This month Makena Headrick showed a preschooler how to get a drink of water on her own.
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Catholic Healthcare West, the parent organization of two north state hospitals, is paying $9.1 million as part of a settlement with federal prosecutors who allege the hospital chain submitted false Medicare claims.
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The north state Friday sloughed off a sloppy layer of snow as clouds broke and sunshine nudged temperatures toward 50 degrees across the Sacramento Valley floor.
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A Southern California man accused of keeping his 15-year-old Redding niece from her parents for a month late last year argued Friday morning that he wanted to fire his public defender and represent himself in Shasta County Superior Court proceedings.
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ANDERSON — Anderson City Councilman James Yarbrough never served in the military, but he, as well as the entire community, have been working long hours to pay tribute to this nation's veterans.
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Getting married? Go to the Wedding Extravaganza from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Redding Convention Center. The bridal show is the original wedding expo in Redding, where you can meet, compare and make your wedding plans in one place.
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Fire crews tonight quickly contained a fully involved motor home fire near a home in Cottonwood
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Dear Straight Talk: One of my guilty pleasures is watching "Glee." I am wondering whether the degree of bullying they depict is exaggerated or if high school today is really like that. Also, I'm curious about the level of achievement expected from kids on "Glee." My granddaughter and grandson are always
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Krista Hill and David Nichols
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Jillian Hillman and Otto Tyson
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Last weekend I overheard Payton and Davey discussing how they would color their hair when they go gray. These are the matters on the hearts and minds of 6- and 10-year-olds. I asked why they planned on coloring their gray, and Payton immediately exclaimed, "Well, you do it!"
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J.D. Leitaker will always rate a soft spot in my heart. That's pretty good for the hard guy he portrayed. He passed away last month at the age of 79.
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As I was cutting the tag off a new sweater I recently bought, I realized I was glad I had gotten the one I really wanted. I'd hesitated, wondering whether the tailored mid-thigh-length-with-big-buttons look was too young for me (a question I'd never stopped to ask myself about clothing until this past year). Was I
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Today the real estate ad would read: "Five story, mountainside retreat with majestic view of Beaver Creek. Peaceful. Nearest neighbors miles away. No utilities."
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Alisha Kyle and Joshua Graddy
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The last installment of weekend excursions in the four directions within two-hours' drive goes north to the town of Mount Shasta.
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Redding Electric Utility's deal to buy power from Roseburg Forest Products' expanded biomass power plant in Weed, signed in 2006, seemed like an all-around winner.
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Charles M. Finkel, Anderson
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Health insurance survey's result?
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Steve Funk, Mount Shasta
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Patrick Watson's really big feat
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For Brown, symbols have real value
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners discuss the pluses of weed cloth.
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Anna Moseley's Ask Anna column offers suggestions for organizing and storing toys.
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Spring weather is erratic in the north state, but it is possible to have a successful early-spring garden. Try cool-weather crops such as lettuce, radishes, broccoli, bok choy, arugula, parsley and cilantro.
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In 1911: John Henigan, superintendent of Redding streets, published this notice: All parties burning refuse on the streets of the city of Redding, and who have ash dumps upon the streets, are hereby notified to immediately stop burning and clean up the ashes at once or be subjected to prosecution to the fullest extent of th
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Redding police officers today arrested two juvenile suspects in connection with a Feb. 11 assault in which a Redding man was beaten with a liquor bottle.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies started a manhunt this afternoon for a suspect who ran from them in the Castella area.
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Catholic Healthcare West, the parent organization of two north state hospitals, is paying $9.1 million as part of a settlement with federal prosecutors who allege the hospital chain submitted false Medicare claims.
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Amid the many budget cuts that the House of Representatives is debating this week is one proposed by Rep. Tom McClintock to halt studies of the Klamath River system that aim to inform a decision on whether to move ahead...
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The Christian Science Monitor asks in this report on the huge protests in Madison, Wisconsin, over a GOP bill to rein in pensions, benefits and collective bargaining rights for public employees. Excerpt: In a time when large and tense demonstrations...
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Wouldn't you know it, the first person to guess is the winner! It's the first Depot Hotel at Redding. Our winner is "toe2toe" and she guessed it correctly at 9:34 a.m. toe2toe wins two nice prizes from River City Java...
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A Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man in April 2009 is set to go to trial this June.
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The restitution hearing for a farm bureau official convicted of embezzlement is on hold while she undergoes psychological evaluation.
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A Redding woman accused of stomping a 6 ¾-pound Chihuahua-Miniature Pinscher mix to death pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A Southern California man accused of keeping his 15-year-old Redding niece from her parents for a month late last year argued this morning that he wanted to fire his public defender and represent himself in Shasta County Superior Court proceedings.
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When someone comes into the  kingdom of  God they inherit a family. They become a son or a daughter to a father who not only loves them but who breathed  his hopes and dreams into them. We are no longer orphans but are totally accepted , and have a rightful place at the family table.  Not only [...]
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Chris Christie doesn't seem to be on anyone's short list of Republican presidential candidates. And maybe he's too raw -- the record of half-term governors who quit to seek the White House isn't stellar. Still, his jowly, no-bull touch is...
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All too often Dads focus their time on being the provider, which is honorable, but there is so much more to Fatherhood. The Father's kids usually desire the Father's time more than anything......
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 25 degrees. Skies: Snow Wind: Light. Visibility: Limited. Depth: 68 inches at base, 118 inches at top New snow overnight: 3 inches New snow during the past 24 hours: 18 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 op
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Search and rescue teams were still hunting this evening for a 23-year-old Mount Shasta man who went missing Thursday while snowboarding at the Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
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It’s the morning after a day of snowfall. It’s still chilly out doors and remanents of white  on remain in patches on the lawn. Songs from the Sparks album Hello Young Lovers are playing. The music is adding to the oddly surreal mood. It seems somehow to be an odd jerky echo of the DVD [...]
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What was the name of this long-gone hotel and in what town was it located? 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...
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In case #149117 the plaintiff brought the matter of support along with other valid money issues to the court, Judge Halpin ruled, although incorrectly that the respondent makes $110,000 per year and the plaintiff makes $10,000 per year due to the injury caused by her ex-husband and placing her on permanent disability,Halpin
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State officials have lifted chain restrictions today around the state for all north state mountain highways.
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After a snowy day in parts of Redding Thursday, rain could be back today. There's a 40 percent chance of showers in the city, according to the National Weather Service. The rain clouds should keep the high to 46 degrees. Snow could continue in the north state mountains, with a winter storm warning for the
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According to his bio, Unknown Hinson is the Kind of Country Western Troubadours. He may also be dead, or a zombie. Not sure on that last part.Anyway, fantastic guitarist. Weird dude, though. Check him out, Unknown Hinson, your Video Friday:
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Remember the Weird Al parody song, “I lost on Jeopardy?” I was thinking about that song as humans lost to a computer this week on the TV show Jeopardy. Humans may have lost more than we know. And we may have gained something incomprehensible. The idea has
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All right, maybe you can’t change the world by winning, or giving away, a couple of bicycles. But it’s clear that the bicycle essay contest sponsored by Healthy Shasta, The Bike Shop and the Safe Routes to School program is aiming to influence more than the one adult and one child who win new bikes. [...]
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A debate over free speech as it relates to distributing information in front of the Redding Library will begin a new chapter on March 2, when the Shasta Public Library Advisory Committee meets to discuss its proposed regulations. At issue are the library’s guidelines about how and where groups can distribute information o
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The delivery of today's Record Searchlight in rural areas may be affected by the snowy weather, road closures and hazardous conditions.
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The Chico High School girls basketball team defeated Shasta 76-49 on Thursday.
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The Hornets are ready for the postseason.
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Five days before his inauguration, President-elect Obama told The Washington Post that entitlement reform could no longer be kicked down the road. He then spent the next two years kicking — racking up $3 trillion in new debt along the way — on the grounds that massive temporary deficit spending was necessary to
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Matthew Zieminski, Redding
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The Shasta Lake City Council took the high road this week in rejecting an offer to float a costly redevelopment bond. Let's just hope the reward for the councilors' taxpayer-minded virtue isn't to be played for suckers.
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Far northern Sacramento Valley residents sloshed through their heaviest snowfall in eight years Thursday.
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Siskiyou County sheriff's deputies Thursday released the identities of three people killed when a speeding SUV slid into a big rig Tuesday on a snowy Highway 97.
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A Redding School District principal has filed a legal claim contending that district officials retaliated against her for "blowing the whistle" on a school librarian accused of theft and embezzlement.
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RED BLUFF — Forget the dogs; the discs at Dog Island Park in Red Bluff are strictly for golfers.
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The prep basketball divisions are pretty much set with this final week of play. And as all the teams head into the postseason, I wanted to look back on a few of the boys basketball teams that have shaped this season.
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Investigators in Siskiyou County say they may be close to solving a pair of suspicious disappearances that have gone unsolved for 14 years.
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RED BLUFF — Taking the lead from a popular Redding event, Red Bluff will host its own Celebrity Soup Kitchen for the first time tonight.
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Parts of an Anderson shopping center anchored by Shasta County's first Walmart Supercenter are allegedly in default.
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A Southern California man accused of keeping his Redding niece away from her parents for a month late last year turned down a plea deal Thursday that could have led to 15 years in prison.
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In recent years, prep boys basketball games between Foothill and Enterprise have become highly competitive and intense battles.
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The Challenger Little League program is looking for some good buddies.
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The Turtle Bay eagles made famous by their refusal to leave a nest adjacent to Redding's Highway 44 bridge construction endured Thursday's snowfall in good parenting style -- protecting the two eggs laid during the past week. Dubbed Patriot (male) and Liberty (female), the pair have nested in a tree just north of (and visi
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Security 1 Lending will host a free educational workshop at the Redding Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
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In 1911: The Carter Company store at Cottonwood changed its closing time to 7 p.m. to let its clerks get a rest from the business rush of the day.
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The brutal gang rape of "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan in Cairo's main square by thugs yelling "Jew, Jew!" As this Boston Herald columnist writes, it didn't fit last week's jubilant narrative. Excerpt: "The sexual assault of a woman in...
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Fallen power lines in Lakehead tonight left 168 homes without power.
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The Dunsmuir City Council will have to wait until next week to discuss the ex-mayor’s lawsuit and a pair of medical marijuana ordinances.
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On Saturday, the Cascade Theatre will fill with the sharp hums of violins, the light fluttering of flutes and clarinets, and the slow, deep song of a Redding teen's cello.
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Keys to baking a great cupcake and a cupcake recipe.
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Before the Gold Rush began in 1849, and before Shasta County was created, logging took place here. The Sacramento area needed lumber, lots of it, and the north state had it.
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Mountain Caregiver Resource Center will host its first Cupcakes for Caregivers event at Shasta College on Saturday.
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Fatal wreck victims
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Secret Witness of Tehama County is offering a 15 hundred dollar reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the homicide of Larry Alan King that occurred in Tehama County last July. King who was from Kentucky, was in the Red Bluff area when his body was found the morning of J
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Bill Keep, Redding
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Hard to get much worse than 2010, of course, but Kent Dagg writes that he took a straw poll of board members of the Shasta Builders' Exchange and its affiliated organizations and found ... signs of optimism: * Work this...
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A 44 year old Los Molinos woman was arrested Thursday after driving the wrong way on Highway 99W  near the Walmart Distribution Center in Tehama County. Debra King was driving north on 99W in the south bound lanes, and reportedly allowed her GMC Jimmy to hit another vehicle. She reportedly kept going and eventually cras
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Redding police officers were still looking today for two suspects in a Feb. 11 assault in which a Redding man was beaten with a liquor bottle.
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Tehama County Secret Witness is offering up to $1,500 for information about a July murder in northern Tehama County.
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Anglers who've been frustrated by the on-again, off-again fish stocking by the California Department of Fish and Game might want to keep an eye on --- and maybe even comment on -- this endangered-species review. The Department of Fish and...
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A single-engine plane carrying two people landed safely at Redding Municipal Airport after reports that it had lost power.
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Teams are being recruited to participate in this year’s Relay for Life event in Redding. Former and current cancer patients, family, friends, businesses or civic organizations are invited to take part in the team event to raise funds to eliminate cancer. A team captain meeting will be held Monday February 28th at 5
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The man accused of keeping his niece from her parents last year was in Court Thursday. 44 year old Charles Berlinghoff had an opportunity to make a plea, and he confirmed his not guilty plea. He will be back in court on February 22nd for a preliminary hearing.
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The Tehama County Sheriffs Office is seeking the public’s help in locating several dogs implicated in livestock killings in Mineral and Manton. On January 18th 40-year-old Stan Gordon told Deputies that five of his livestock were found dead in his pasture off Ponderosa Way in Mineral and dogs were seen in the area.
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A 30-year-old Redding man was seriously assaulted when he tried to block the escape route for a couple of booze thieves. At around 8 o’clock the night of Friday February 11th, Arik Amaya arrived at the Safeway Store on East Cyp
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Snowfall around Redding and the north state isn't stopping a sold out music star's show at the Cascade Theatre.
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Who's he? The congressman who's proposing this amendment to the federal budget cuts that the House is considering this week: 10. End "Monuments to Me" (Amendment No. 26): Rep. Michael McCaul (R.-Tex.) has an amendment which blocks any CR funds...
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Well we have been posting about Ricky, our SPA model who won a national competition to go to Palm Springs for an exclusive modeling trip. Well, he just completed his fashion show and low and behold, he won the AIG modeling contract. THIS IS HUGE!!! CONGRATS Ricky! We are so prou
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A Southern California man accused of keeping his Redding niece away from her parents for a month late last year turned down a plea deal that could have lead to 15 years in prison.
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I've long been skeptical about the need for the Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County. But Mark Lascelles, its new prez, seems a refreshing change. Still, I was struck by something on the penultimate slide in the PowerPoint presentation he...
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1. Foothill High School 17th annual “Club Cougar” 1938 Night Club Show 6:30 p.m. today through Saturday, and Feb. 23-26 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 2225 Bechelli Lane, Redding. Event includes dinner, dancing, live big band music and theatrical productions. Tickets are $40, table of eight is $420. Ages 12
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Victor Davis Hanson's latest column offers some country wisdom: In times of massive deficits, why are we borrowing millions to subsidize profitable agribusiness?...
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Sandra Vaughan’s film career began in 1984, studying with independent corporate and documentary film company Take One Productions. She transitioned into feature films as a production assistant on projects such as “Rain Man,” “Short Circuit” and “A Tiger’s Tale,” eventually moving into television as a product
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One person is dead following a crash Wednesday on Highway 299. 26-year-old Megan Mansker was driving a GMC Envoy westbound on Highway 299 from Adin around 3:45 Wednesday afternoon. The highway was covered with packed snow and more snow was falling at the time. headed eastbound from Bieber at the same time was 71-year-old
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East meets West on Red Bluff’s Victorian Main Street. The Sugar Shack Café serves an improbable mix of foods for breakfast and lunch – everything from pancakes and burgers to udon noodles and Japanese bento-style lunches. Appetizers include edamame, gyoza, shrimp tempura and poke salad.
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It had been a while since your correspondent last visited the Showboat Lounge, until one recent Saturday night when the experience was a grand reminder of the lounge’s appeal.
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That headline, from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, led me to think law enforcement was simply surrendering in the battle against backcountry marijuana growers. Not exactly: Under a program endorsed by supervisors, more county land -- including parts of parks,...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 21 degrees. Skies: Light snow Wind: Light. Visibility: Limited. Depth: 54 inches at base, 102 inches at top New snow overnight: 2 inches New snow during the past 24 hours: 2 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails:
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High school show choirs are all the rage now, thanks to the popularity of TV's "Glee."
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The Shasta Association of Realtors recently hosted a presentation by Mark Lascelles, the President of the Economic Development Corporation. That organization is tasked with spearheading local efforts to bring good jobs to our community. Our town has so much going for it, but sometimes our pro-business message gets lost.
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He was a goldminer, farmer and blacksmith who also studied law. More importantly, he was the only-known Euro-American to conduct business with the Chinese goldminers during the Gold Rush. He was sent here from New Hampshire to supervise the Chinese...
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Musician Laura Meyer has spent the majority of three years living out of a car, driven over 100,000 miles and played nearly 500 shows. She has “lived at the mercy of tires, tip jars, and the kind souls who fill them.” Laura, who is proud of the fact that she built her career “the old-fashioned [...]
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It's Italian in SF and a bunch of major US cities, according to this blog. "American" is No. 1 in our nation's capital. I would say "American" probably leads here, too, if that category includes burgers, steaks, chicken fried steak,...
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Another snowstorm in the north state high country this morning has again brought highway chain restrictions.
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Here’s a unique property. With 1.9 acres stretching across both sides of year-round Clear Creek, the setting is rare. The home was built when Fre
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Two things are essential to my well-being: change and color.  That’s what these bottles of fingernail polish will grant. Keeping spending down while keeping visual stimulation up can be a challenge. I’d grown very tired of my navy blue glasses. Frames are expensive. With die-hard DIY motivation I picked up the
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The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm warning for the northern Sacramento Valley for the first time since December 2003. The higher elevations of Redding could get up to 8 inches of snow, according to forecasters. The foothills just outside of town could get 10 inches. Snow could ease thi
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Evaluation orderedin beating case
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The Red Bluff Union High School District board of trustees Wednesday put off hiring a new company to finish its $6 million solar power project, which has been stalled since last summer.
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9 Hornet players score in win; next up is rival Foothill
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Siskiyou county sheriff's deputies today released the identities of three people killed when a speeding SUV slid into a big rig Tuesday on a snowy Highway 97.
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A woman, her dog and her pickup wound up in a frigid creek this morning, prompting a four-hour rescue effort for the canine during a snowstorm.
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With the recent gift of a $25,000 grant from the Cheney Foundation, Turtle Bay Exploration Park started pouring concrete last week to make way for its new year-round aviary.
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RED BLUFF — A nonprofit that wants to build a homeless shelter on Breckenridge Street has cleared another hurdle.
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A 3-year-old boy who shot himself at his great-grandfather's home on Dersch Road on Sunday morning is giving doctors and family reasons to be hopeful, a relative said Wednesday.
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The Redding attorney who removed himself as the defender of Jacob Daniel Berlinghoff earlier this week helped Berlinghoff's brother clear his record of an exposure case conviction nearly a decade ago.
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Kim Vincelli scored 14 points as the University Prep girls basketball team beat Chester 46-27 at home Wednesday.
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Knights defeat rivals to wrap up home schedule
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The Dunsmuir City Council meets today to figure out what to do about a lawsuit the former mayor filed against the city and three council members earlier this month.
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Lawson nets 30 points for Knight women
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The Foothill basketball program received an extra day to rest up before the playoffs this week — at least for now.
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Read Part 5 of "Pink House Chronicles - The Garden" here. Ah, the “H” question. In garden design, this is about all those practical considerations for bringing the ideas into physical reality. How will the new garden be built? By the homeowner, by contractors, some of both? If the owners want to build it, what [...]
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Over the years many have minimized the significance of Spirituality, Prayer, and Faith in the recovery process. Much of this is due to fact that great progress has been made in the scientific arena with the
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Proud Enterprise High School alum Heidi Luerra will always call Redding home. But at 18 years old, she said goodbye to the “530” and headed south to Los Angeles to explore the world of fashion, a territory mostly uncharted in far Northern California. This industrious entrepreneur launched a clothing line for pre-teen
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This time the Knights went hard for all 40 minutes.
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Before the Hornets square off against Eastern Athletic League rival Foothill on Friday, they had to get by Las Plumas.
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The Foothill basketball program received an extra day to rest up before the playoffs this week — at least for now.
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Talk about walking off the home floor the way you want: with a victory over a league rival.
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Kim Vincelli scored 14 points as the University Prep girls basketball team beat Chester 46-27 at home Wednesday.
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RED BLUFF — A nonprofit that wants to build a homeless shelter on Breckenridge Street has cleared another hurdle.
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The Red Bluff Union High School District board of trustees Wednesday put off hiring a new company to finish its $6 million solar power project, which has been stalled since last summer.
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The Dunsmuir City Council meets today to figure out what to do about a lawsuit the former mayor filed against the city and three council members earlier this month.
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With the recent gift of a $25,000 grant from the Cheney Foundation, Turtle Bay Exploration Park started pouring concrete last week to make way for its new year-round aviary.
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Only a few months after trying to sidestep an electric rate hike, the Shasta Lake City Council approved an increase late Tuesday night.
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Three people, including a 3-year-old girl, died and another 3-year-old girl was injured when a speeding SUV plowed into a big rig Tuesday night on snowy Highway 97 in Siskiyou County.
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A 3-year-old boy who shot himself at his great-grandfather’s home on Dersch Road on Sunday morning is giving doctors and family reasons to be hopeful, a relative said Wednesday.
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The Redding attorney who removed himself as the defender of Jacob Daniel Berlinghoff earlier this week helped Berlinghoff’s brother clear his record of an exposure case conviction nearly a decade ago.
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A woman, her dog and her pickup wound up in a frigid creek this morning, prompting a four-hour rescue effort for the canine during a snowstorm.
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The trial of a Cottonwood-area sister and brother charged in the beating of a then 7-year-old boy in December 2009 was postponed Wednesday for at least five more weeks so the sister may under go further psychological review.
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Great — and local
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Who really benefits from Proposition 215?
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If you're going to launch a legal crusade, the first thing you might want to know is whether the law is in fact on your side.
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Failure of political leadership knows no party. The past few days have offered an unfortunate demonstration of this sad maxim: House Speaker John Boehner ducking his appropriate role in countering the belief that President Obama is a Muslim, and the president himself, once again ducking a leadership role in dealing with the
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SkyWest Airlines is adding a flight in Redding.
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A man suffered minor injuries tonight when his SUV rolled and hit a telephone pole on Union School Road near Old Oregon Trail north of Redding.
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of AB-, B- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of O- and A- donors.
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Mercy Medical Center Redding brought three Northern California doctors together to share valuable information that can help prevent and treat breast, ovarian, uterine and cervical cancers. The free event on Feb. 9 at the Hilltop Garden Inn in Redding attracted more than 100 women who chatted with others about their health e
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A few months ago, I got a letter from a sports grandparent in southern Shasta County who'd read my column and wanted to tell me her grandson's story. He'd been playing baseball since he was 5 but in his junior year of high school, his interest waned.
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Physical activity plays an important role in growing up healthy. Playing on playgrounds and backyard play equipment encourages healthy physical, social, emotional and intellectual development among children. Unfortunately, injuries occur frequently on playgrounds and often result in serious harm or even death. However, foll
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Only a few months after trying to sidestep an electric rate hike, the Shasta Lake City Council approved an increase late Tuesday night.
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Today's seniors are living longer than ever. Decades ago, many seniors lived into their 60s or 70s. Today they are entering their 80s, 90s and beyond. This is largely due to advances in medical care, however, practicing healthy lifestyle choices also contributes to greater longevity. Medical care for chronic diseases helps
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In 1911: The body of Lon Furgis was found in the snow on West Weaver Creek at Weaverville. He was frozen to death sometime Thursday or Friday, probably after crawling on his hands and knees for two miles from the cabin of Ed Blunden and Jack Haley.
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If you are anyone you know is interested in modeling, this is an opportunity you don't want to miss! Jean Page Management is putting on a Super Saturday in Dixon (near Sacramento). This is a true model agency, we know, we used to use them when our twins were toddlers, we had casting calls with Pontiac, Gap, and a few movie
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The failures of leadership are bipartisan
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A federal grand jury in Sacramento indicted a Red Bluff man today, charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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After serving the North State for 31 years, the Executive Director of Shasta Senior Nutrition is retiring. Virginia Webster began her work in 1979 as a part-time Fiscal Officer. The position soon became full-time, and in 1982 Webster was named Executive Director of Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs. Under Webster’s
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A 3-year-old Klamath Falls, Ore. girl died and another 3-year-old girl was injured in a snowy fatal wreck Tuesday night on Highway 97 in Siskiyou County.
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The Foreman of the Tehama County Grand Jury has committed suicide, according to the Tehama County Coroner. 58 year old Robert Wilkerson died February 4th. Wilkerson was arrested for DUI and hit and run February 3rd after he reportedly allowed his vehicle to drift off of Lucknow Avenue in Red Bluff striking a small tree a
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Simpson University’s Athletic Department inducted its 2001-02 women’s basketball team into its Hall of Fame on Feb. 12 during the university’s Homecoming Weekend, celebrating 90 years.
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Local students excel in essay writing and good citizenship.
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It all started with a riddle....
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Sign-A-Rama is pleased to announce that they have grown and expanded their sales staff and would like to welcome Steven Hart to the team!
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In the case of Norman "Spirit in the Sky" Greenbaum they get older, "lonely" and mixed up in an Internet relationship with a much younger woman whose last name is "Outlaw." After she slapped him with a $1 million palimony...
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A hit-and-run collision Tuesday on Highway 99 in Los Molinos sent a woman to the hospital with moderate injuries. Around Noon Tuesday, 41 year old Lisa Winchester was traveling northbound on Highway 99 when a Maroon 1995 Toyota Corolla with a male and female occupant made a left turn directly into Winchester’s path
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A dog recently rescued from a local shelter has another huge reason to be grateful after a sophisticated rescue Wednesday. Just after 8:30am, a woman was driving on Highway 299 west of Burney near Moose Camp when she lost control and made a quick descent. CHP Officer Mel Hudsel says the car rolled 300 feet down an embank
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The trial of a Cottonwood-area sister and brother charged in the beating of a then 7-year-old boy in December 2009 was postponed today for at least five more weeks so the sister may under go further psychological review.
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A tragic head-on collision Tuesday night on Highway 97 in Siskiyou County has claimed the lives of three people from Klamath Falls. The crash, between a GMC Jimmy and a tractor-trailer, occurred about 15 miles north of Weed a little before midnight, and Highway 97 was closed until around 5am Wednesday morning. Snow was f
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are blink, kind and occasion. We’re Tight“Is it bad that the only thing holding me here is the fucking dog?”“You hate that dog.”“I’m not fond of it, sure, but I still feel re
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A Redding woman was held to answer today on charges she used her car while drunk to murder her boyfriend after an argument in a parking lot off Hilltop Drive.
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My one-time colleague and co-blogger Tim Hearden points to a Michelle Malkin column skewering Michelle Obama for ... wait for it .. promoting breastfeeding. The beautiful part is that the first lady (following the lead of the activist group Moms...
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Last summer, the R-S reported -- using data from the generally well-regarded UCLA Center for Health Policy Research --- the grim statistic that Shasta County had the highest rate of residents without health insurance in all of California. That study...
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A Tehama County Parolee is going back to Prison after being caught in possession of some things he wasn’t supposed to have. Thomas James Pittman served time for burglary in 1999, and since then has had a number of convictions, including for hit-and-run and drug-related violations. In June of last year, he pled guil
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The high-profile Redding attorney who removed himself as the defender of Jacob Daniel Berlinghoff earlier this week helped Berlinghoff’s brother clear his record of an exposure case conviction nearly a decade ago.
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A Redding man accused of beating his 8-year-old son nearly to death with an aluminum baseball bat has been deemed mentally competent to stand trial.
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It's a widely noted irony that Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for an end to the state's redevelopment agencies, even as Mayor Jerry Brown aggressively used it when he was running Oakland. But I didn't know just how aggressively until...
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This is a modern, well built home on a short street in east Redding with homes of the same age and quality. The neighborhood is called Terra Vista, and was built just
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 25 degrees. Skies: Light snow Wind: Light. Visibility: Limited. Depth: 54 inches at base, 100 inches at top New snow overnight: 2 inches New snow during the past 24 hours: 30 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trail
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A woman, her dog and her pickup wound up in a frigid creek this morning, prompting a four-hour rescue effort for the canine.
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They were located at the edge of the Bald Hills west of Cottonwood. Very few people live out there now, but years ago that wasn't the case. Back in the 1850s, when goldmining was rampant in the area, these places...
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Chain restrictions continue on a couple of north state mountain roads early this afternoon.
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UPDATE: Radar showed a narrow band of moderate to heavy showers east of Interstate 5 in Tehama County moving rapidly east and weakening early this afternoon. There were no significant showers developing in Shasta County as of 1:45 p.m. END UPDATE Wet, wintry weather will continue today in
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Here’s and video by a French artist made using music by Craig Padilla and me. Quantum Swirl is from our CD Analog Destination, and is one of my favorites. You can even watch it in HD 720p. Enjoy!
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“Along with federal agencies, taxpayer-owned behemoths Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guarantee more than nine of every 10 new mortgages. They were effectively nationalized in 2008. Delinquencies on home loans they back have thus far cost taxpayers more than $150 billion. Their regulator, the Federal Housin
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What: A workshop for parents, caregivers and teachers of children 0 to 5 years old. When: Feb. 26, 2011. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m.; Workshop runs 9 a.m. to noon. Note: Please submit registration form by Tuesday (Feb. 22).  Where: Sequoia Middle School’s McLaughlin Auditorium, 1805 Sequoia St., Redding Cost: $12,
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There’s an adage that goes something like, “The older I get, the more I find out I don’t know.” I believe it, and it makes me a proponent of education at every age. So today’s column is all about education. Here goes … • College students studying medicine or medical training are eligible for low-cost [...]
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It’s an achievement to play a challenging piece of music accurately while maintaining good tone. Anthoni Polcari accomplishes both of those tasks, yet takes his artistry a step further. “There’s something intangible about his caliber of talent,” says North State Symphony conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett. “This is an e
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If you haven't had your fill of winter, "Get Outta Town" for a weekend of sledding, snowboarding, snowmobiles, snow castles and snow shoeing. You can even snow golf, snow bowl and play snow volleyball during Plumas County's 2011 Winter Snow Fest. The festivities begin with moonlight snowmobile rides on Friday and end on Mon
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I always make a mess when peeling avocados. Is there a better way? The first step toward perfect guacamole (or a salad or sandwich) is pitting the avocado. This task needn't be a daunting one, just follow our step-by-step instructions for a neat and easy sliced avocado every time.
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Is Women's Refuge out of the loop?
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The federal government dynamited the foundation of the region's historic economy to save the northern spotted owl. The least it can do is authorize a little hunting to ensure the job's done right.
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Rocky Marciano was the only heavyweight champion who never lost a single fight in his whole career — and, at the time, he seemed the least likely fighter to do that. In many a boxing match, he was battered, bruised and bleeding.
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West Valley girls escape with victory over rival Falcons
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Ethan Templeton scored 15 points as the Liberty Christian High School boys basketball team wrapped up the Tri-Cities League title with a 58-39 victory over host Mercy on Tuesday.
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COTTONWOOD — The Eagles couldn't have picked a better time to pull out a home victory.
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When Rick and Mary Faeth started promoting events at Shasta Raceway Park, they were hoping to bring stability to the Anderson venue.
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3-year-old remains critical after shooting self in head
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Snow from this week’s storm brought chain requirements for snowy stretches of Highways 89, 36 and 97 on Tuesday.
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A former Redding City Council candidate known for his elaborate Christmas displays won a court appeal last week after he was sued by the Shasta District Fair for not paying a $7,500 debt.
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A handful of Redding City Hall supervisors recommended for raises will get them.
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RED BLUFF — Employees in Tehama County's largest bargaining group will have to start paying 3 percent of their salary toward pension costs, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday.
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The ailing economy will see a jolt of activity this spring when Home Depot adds more than 60,000 jobs in preparation for its Spring Black Friday period.
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In 1911: The motor car on Saturday came as far as Anderson and there waited to be relieved of duty by a steam train, which made the trip to Morley, two hours behind the motor schedule. On the train's return to the fruit center, it hooked onto the striking motor and whisked it back to the hospital in Red Bluff.
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Redding will cancel an electricity contract with a firm whose proposed wood-burning power plant has been bottled up in a lawsuit.
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Redding will cancel an electricity contract with a firm whose proposed wood-burning power plant has been bottled up in a lawsuit.
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A handful of Redding City Hall supervisors recommended for raises will get them.
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When you're feeling down, what comfort foods do you enjoy?Submitted By paytonraquel View 1875 Answers Pas
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Redding-based J&A Foods recently hosted its 14th annual Awards Banquet at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in Chico.
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Around 100 Pacific Gas & Electric customers northwest of Redding were without power this evening.
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A school bus was involved in a collision with a pickup truck on Lake Boulevard Tuesday afternoon. A little before 3:30, the bus was loaded with 52 students from Central Valley High School, Central Valley Middle School, and Buckeye School of the Arts. According to the C-H-P, the bus was pulling onto Lake Boulevard from th
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February is National Grapefruit month, and the large citrus fruits are hitting produce shelves. While you can find grapefruit all year long, January through June is when domestic fruit from Florida, Texas and California hit their peak.
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A second egg was seen late this afternoon in the bald eagles' nest near Turtle Bay in Redding.
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So Macbeth might've observed had he been witness to our cockeyed city council the last month or so. Odds are the council will kill the charter idea after this four-month exploratory period. Francie Sullivan and Missy McArthur voted against even...
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Representatives from the Bureau of Land Management's local office dropped by the Board of Supervisors' meeting this morning to give a slide show and presentation on recent BLM activities --- including fire-safe thinning projects near Shasta and Keswick and up...
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Two students reported minor injuries after a pickup truck crashed into a school bus this afternoon north of Redding.
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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 LAKE ALMANOR — Capt. Bryan Roccucci of Big Daddy’s Guide Service found that Uncle Larry’s spinner in the Mad Cow pattern with a black and white grub pony tailed on the hook or a pearl trolling
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Deputies are investigating whether the firearm used by a 3-year-old boy who shot himself in the head Sunday was properly secured, Sheriff Tom Bosenko said today.
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What: Opening Reception of Honor The Earth/Multicultural Journeys When: Friday (Feb. 18), 5 to 8 p.m.; artist discussion with Betty LaDuke at 6 p.m. Where: Liberty Arts, 108 W. Miner Street, Yreka, CA 96097; 530.842.0222 Liberty Arts is pleased to present the opening of Honor The Earth/Multicultural Journeys, a solo art ex
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Possibly. It is known as Boell Alley and it's located at Shasta. It was "paved" with a crude rock covering by business owner Charles Boell in the 1850s to enhance traffic (mostly foot traffic) to benefit his bakery business located...
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For the V-Gift!But it contained a gopher... :)
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A Mount Shasta man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder early Monday after he reportedly stabbed a woman at a party outside of Weed.
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So writes commenter "Serge_A_Storms," who I believe is a Redding police officer, in response to today's editorial: At what point does this move from editorial to yelling fire in a theatre? All you do is throw a lit match on...
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The Shasta Family Justice Center will be taken over by the Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council by March 1.
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A 20-year-old Red Bluff man who was in Chico with two friends was stabbed 43 times in an attack that appears to be gang-related. The victim, who’s identity is being kept confidential, told Chico Police that he did not know the attackers or their motive. One of the three young men from Red Bluff said they were in Ch
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A man was arrested by Chico Police after reportedly frightening and assaulting people with a very large knife. Shortly after 1am Tuesday morning, Ryan Goff was walking on Chestnut Street near the Little Chico Creek bridge when he saw a man and woman on the ground fighting. When they saw Goff approach, the woman ran off,
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Homes under $150K sell briskly here, as you can see from the table above. Meanwhile, as illustrated below, if you want to actually sell some real estate, you might consider that being the largest network of local agents plainly
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Tonight, as the clock struck 8, a princess from the new world stared at the ancient clock tower and clasped her hand against her beautiful garnet pendant as if to ensure the newly acquired jewel wouldn't disappear like a glass slipper if this fairytale happened to end! On my nephew Sam's 6th birthday, the magic [...]
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Traffic has slowed on northbound Interstate 5 near Lakehead.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 30 degrees. Skies: Snow Wind: Light. Visibility: Limited. Depth: 34 inches at base, 68 inches at top New snow overnight: 3 inches New snow during the past 24 hours: 8 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 op
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McConnell Foundation spokesperson Shannon Phillips on plans to (finally) clean up the Sundial Bridge: "Part of the reason we took the lead on this is if people see deferred maintenance they don't know if it's Turtle Bay, the city or...
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Downed power lines near Montgomery Creek this morning left nearly 1,000 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers without power.
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UPDATE: Today's winds have been far more impressive than its rain. Redding Municipal Airport recorded a peak gust of 49 mph at some point between 5 and 6 a.m. Rainfall has been light to moderate, with totals from midnight to 4 p.m. today ranging from 0.16 at the airport to 0.68 inches in west Redd
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More snow in the north state mountains this morning has brought chain restrictions to highways.
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Looking back, we see this once listed for $299K. Yow. Well, here’s a cul de sac REO in a nice neighborhood. Big yard, centrally located. Seems to be in decent s
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There is a hidden epidemic that affects 4.5 million people each year, yet no one talks about it.  Pressure ulcers are no longer referred to as bedsores, but the name change hasn’t encouraged discussion about these wounds that develop when there is prolonged pressure between the skin and bone. "An aging population, along
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Before the sunny streak, this winter had been very much like the Shasta County winters Femme de Joie remembers from her childhood, when she had to walk five miles to school in a blizzard uphill both ways over hot burning coals -- whoops, sorry. That’s a different rant for a different time. But it looks like this [...]
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Raises at City Hall? In 2011? Really?
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Water permit amounts to a seizure of property
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Because Republicans in Congress have steadfastly stymied attempts to get the federal government to act against global warming and climate change, critics of California's new carbon trading rules usually get little contradiction when they insist those regulations will see this state going it alone and putting itself at a
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See who was at what north state event.
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Redding resident Rick Marty has built his own railroad, one steeped in local history, one that replicates a rail line from Redding to Humboldt Bay that never made it beyond the mapping and paperwork in 1908.
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People younger than 30 know a lot about things I will never understand, but they don't know much about marriage.
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A successful team often has that one player that provides the stability to keep the team at the top.
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Heading into the final weekend of prep basketball, most teams are holding their place with the latest release of the Northern Section hoops playoff standings on Monday.
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All the schools have one final week to impress the seeding committee before playoff brackets are set on Saturday.
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Charlie Hauser of Redding won two USRA National Racquetball Doubles Championships in Tempe, Ariz., between Tuesday and Sunday last week.
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Round Table Pizza Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but an executive said company-owned stores in the north state should be minimally affected by the reorganization.
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A perennial Redding political candidate accused of forging the city's seal on bogus code enforcement letters sent to his neighbors elected to represent himself Monday morning and pleaded not guilty.
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Werner L. Ahrbeck, a former Shasta County deputy district attorney and former justice court judge for Cottonwood and Anderson, has died.
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The north state is in for another round of valley rain, mountain snow and blustery wind today after a dramatic end Monday to a long springlike interlude.
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The McConnell Foundation and the city of Redding plan to buff up the Sundial Bridge this spring.
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A high-profile Redding defense attorney is no longer defending the father of a Redding teen who went missing for a month last year.
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In 1911: Owing to a shortage of firewood, the Midas gold mining company was forced to close down for a few weeks. The wood shortage was caused by the teams not being able to make the trips fast enough in the wet weather.
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Phoenix Spas, a Shasta County manufacturer that at one time had nearly 100 employees, has gone out of business.
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Anchor Blue will close its store in the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding this afternoon.
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A 3-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself in the head Sunday morning remained in critical condition Monday afternoon.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies say they broke up a suspected cockfighting ring Sunday afternoon in Corning.
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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
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This one is for a very special person ( you know who you are). It is a very very late Christmas present. DarcyArts orders have kept me hopping since last October straight through this day in February. I had a day off last week but soon got back to my half finished Brian Jones head. [...]
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Marianne Cabot, Fort Jones
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Recession or no, wheel of raises keeps on turning
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State alone in carbon battle? Far from it
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Q. What do you believe is the purpose of fasting? Why should someone fast, and what should be their goal(s)? Fasting is considered conducive to the spiritual growth of the individual in the Bahá’í Faith, and is observed once a year from sunrise to sunset from March 2 through March 20. It concludes at sunset with the cel
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A 3-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself in the head Sunday morning remained in critical condition Monday afternoon.
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A high-profile Redding defense attorney is no longer defending the father of a Redding teen who went missing for a month last year.
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Shasta County Sheriff’s officials aren’t sure what charges should be given to a Jones Valley man following an incident Sunday afternoon. Shortly after 1pm, a resident of Hidden Valley Drive called 911 to report that her neighbor was on her front porch with a large pistol and a hand grenade. Deputy John Greene
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There could be some dangerous chickens strutting around the Corning area. Following an anonymous tip, officials say they broke up a cockfight Sunday. The tip was received at around 2pm by Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies, who were told that an illegal animal fight was underway at a location in the 5000 block of Hou
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A 64-year-old Corning motorcyclist was killed Friday afternoon by an apparently inattentive driver. At around 4:40pm, Gary Jackson was eastbound on South Avenue just west of Mary Avenue. He was in a line of vehicles behind a large truck. When the truck slowed down to pull into a driveway, Jackson slowed down along with t
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It's A tie!
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A perennial Redding political candidate accused of forging the city’s seal on bogus code enforcement letters sent to his neighbors elected to represent himself this morning and pleaded not guilty.
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A three-year-old boy is in critical but stable condition after accidentally shooting himself in the head. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit was called to investigate the shooting, which took place Sunday morning at a home on Dersch Road in the area Shingletown. The child was transported to Mercy Medical
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A road rage incident ended in an arrest for attempted homicide. Authorities received a call Saturday around noon from a woman being chased by her ex-boyfriend, Andrew Tomas. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office and the California Highway Patrol responded to Highway 299 East in Montgomery Creek. When a CHP officer spo
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A Redding man is behind bars after reportedly threatening to kill two teenagers. Officers were called to a residence in the 1700 block of Cedarwood Drive in Redding around 6:40 Sunday night regarding a man armed with a handgun. Once on scene, officers were confronted by the suspect, 55-year-old Kenneth Weems, in the fron
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A stolen car was chased into an orchard early Friday, according to the CHP. At around 1:30am, Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies asked for help from the CHP as they were checking on a stolen Honda Accord that was reported to be at a location on Executive Drive, off Freeman Schoolhouse Road a little west of Corning. W
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A burglar has been sentenced by Tehama County courts after being caught red-handed by neighbors. Jorge Ruiz Sanchez was arrested in November. Witnesses had seen him running out of a residence with items in his hands. The witnesses chased Sanchez and held him until the arrival of Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies. Wh
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Appropos of Valentines Day, a collection of quotes on romance overheard and submitted by readers of the SF Chronicle. The one above? "Person stopping to pet a dog, overheard outside Peet's on Market Street by Steve Abney." Others: -- "Of...
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This cute little one-lane bridge is on Swede Creek Road in Palo Cedro near Cow Creek School. It's about to be replaced with another bridge, one with two lanes most likely. The wood cutting crew was there this last week...
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women, taking the life of one in three women each year.More women die from heart disease than from all forms of cancer combined, including breast cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Distracted driving
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of AB- and O- blood.
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This heart shaped tree was taken on the coast this past fall (with my camera phone I might add). We were on a senior portrait session on the beach, it was too cool. We even used it for some of her photos :). Hope you all have an amazing day today!
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A recent article in a mortgage trade journal pointed out the fact California mortgage applicants have the highest credit scores in the nation.  According to the article authored by Heather Cernoch, prospective borrowers in California have average credit scores of 755, 20 points higher than the national average. 
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The California Highway Patrol has identified a 64-year-old Corning motorcycle rider as the victim in a fatal Friday wreck.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 29 degrees. Skies: Cloudy Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 26 inches at base, 60 inches at top Snow surface: Machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 19 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Storms are moving in. Prepare for winter dr
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This big house is zoned Commercial/Office, so may be of interest to a specific buyer. When
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A 37-year-old Red Bluff woman was arrested early this morning after deputies allegedly found brass knuckles and methamphetamine in her car.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies say they broke up a suspected cock-fighting ring Sunday afternoon in Corning.
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Chain restrictions brought this morning by the first winter storm in more than a month in the north state have been lifted this afternoon on all but Highway 89 in Siskiyou County.
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We were fortunate enough to secure a reservation for a Valentine lunch at
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What: Oaksong Music Society presents Nora Jane Struthers and the Bootleggers When: Friday, February 25, 8p.m.; door opens at 7:30 Where: Bernie's Guitar, 3086 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA Blessed with a voice that sounds a bit like a cross between Sarah Jarosz and Laurie Lewis, Struthers immediately enters the front ranks of
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The first rain in two weeks is falling this morning on Redding. Last time the town saw rain was on Jan. 29 and Jan. 30, when 0.46 of an inch fell at the Redding Municipal Airport, according to the National Weather Service. Before that there was a 15-day dry spell, from Jan. 14 through Jan. 28. Rain is exp
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The high pressure ridge that has dominated our weather is just about history. Today will be sunny with increasing clouds late in the day. A weak storm system will reach the coast Monday morning and will move eastward during the day. A stronger, wetter, and windier system will ...
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What: Form your team for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Redding fundraiser, held June 11 When: The next team captain’s meeting is Monday, Feb. 28 at 5:30pm Where: First Christian Church, at Placer Road and Buenaventura Avenue in Redding The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Redding is just around
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In a positive development for Redding’s South City Park, a group of former Peace Corps volunteers has “adopted” the troubled public space at the corner of Cypress Avenue and Pine Street.  Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of the Northstate conducted its first cleanup project at the park in January and intends to ret
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What's the point?
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Gov. Jerry Brown came into office focused like a "laser beam," in the words of columnist Ruth Marcus, on eliminating California's $25 billion deficit by extending taxes and by making cuts, both deep and painful, in many state programs. It's his only agenda item. If he can do this, his place is California'
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When you face a deficit as large as California's — $25 billion or so — the last thing most politicians do is look for ways to make it worse.
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Start budget cuts with common sense
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A Shasta County man was arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly chasing his former girlfriend in a road rage incident, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office. Andrew Tomas, 46, was arrested on an outstanding warrant dating to August 2010 that charged him with attempted homicide.
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Redding police were called to a home on Cedarwood Drive on Sunday night after a suspect, witnesses said, was making threats and brandishing a 9-mm pistol.
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A Jones Valley man armed with a black-powder pistol and a hand grenade was arrested Sunday afternoon after he allegedly refused to leave his neighbor's front porch, a Shasta County sheriff's deputy said.
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A 3-year-old Shingletown boy was in critical condition Sunday at a Sacramento hospital after he accidentally shot himself, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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The Knights were able to hold off Lassen and hot-shooting guard Dion Hutt to break their six-game losing streak Saturday.
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With the city's electric utility operating in the red, the Shasta Lake City Council on Tuesday will consider three options for a rate increase.
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Redding's most famous bald eagle couple welcomed a new resident Saturday afternoon — the year's first egg.
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In 1911: There was an encouraging attendance at the Valentine Dance given by the Women's Improvement Club, held in Jacobson's Hall. Cards were enjoyed by those who did not care for the chief diversement, and the entire affair reflected credit on those who worked so hard to make it thoroughly entertaining.
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A Shasta County man was arrested Saturday afternoon after allegedly chasing his former girlfriend in a road rage incident, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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>Redding Police were called to a home on Cedarwood Drive in Redding on Sunday night after a suspect, witnesses said, was allegedly making threats and brandishing a 9mm pistol.
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The Shasta Knights softball team split a doubleheader at home Saturday against Solano College.
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Friday was a day off for me so I had a 3-day weekend (Lincoln's birthday - for those of you not in the US, some states are still upset with Mr. Lincoln 150 years after the fact and therefore it is not a national holiday; you only get it off in certain states/jobs).Toots is doing better. The cone-thing on her hea
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The first Turtle Bay eagle egg of the year was laid Saturday afternoon at 4:49.
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Hold on to your hats! Mike Read zips along some paved and unpaved Redding-area bike trails. To really appreciate it, you might have to turn your computer sideways, as I did. Worth it though....
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For about $40.00 at Amazon.com you can buy a Brix meter and measure the minerals in your fruits and vegetables. Here's a demo...
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After refusing to leave his neighbors’ porch, a Jones Valley man armed with a black-powder pistol and a hand grenade was arrested Sunday afternoon, said Shasta County sheriff’s Deputy John Greene.
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I am so exhausted from being out and about last night that I am ELATED!  WooHoo!  I really had a great time, even though it was a "Bon Voyage" for my great Buds over there at Infinite Designs!  That part SUCKS!  But hey, go over there and check out the great deals (Hill
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Remember the TV show Gumby? Erin pointed out this house is painted the same color as Gumby. Sure enough, and the trim is the same as his sidekick Pokey, the clay horse. The carpet is colored like Pokey too. It’s a
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Here he gives us a little inside info on the bailout, our liberty and his health regime....
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A 3-year-old Shingletown boy was in critical condition Sunday at a Sacramento hospital after he accidentally shot himself, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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Redding's stretch of springlike weather may almost be over. Today should be sunny with a high of around 64 degrees. Expect rain to start up around 4 a.m., continuing through the week. Tomorrow's high should be about 52 degrees, with an 80 percent chance of precipitation.
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There's no comparison. In the 1850s, our forests were filled with huge trees. Before the 1849 Gold Rush, dense forests stretched for miles in every direction with great trees six and eight ft. through and 100 ft. to the...
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While browsing Netflix Saturday I realized they have a huge selection of good old film noir available for instant view. Frank and I began watching them that afternoon. One of the things Frank really misses from our shunned cable usage is Turner Classic Movies. Both of us grew up on Hollywood’s classic black and white
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Being Catholic Means Going Deeper6th Sunday Ordinary Time How many of us can truly say that we are completely happy? How many of us can honestly say that our lives are perfect? I might even venture to say that many of us probably think that our lives could be improved in someway if we only knew what to d
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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 Greenberg, is the place for people craving local Northern California news, commentary, food, arts and entertainment. Views and opinions express
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Q: I fish in Southern California and have a question about black sea bass. I know they are illegal to keep when caught. However, when they are caught while targeting other species, what is the regulation for releasing them? After the hook is removed and swim bladder punctured, may a picture be taken with the fish out of the
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It seems that criticism of the American public school system has become sport to some folks. The Record Searchlight has published articles on charter schools and home schooling. Both of these alternatives are choices for parents. However, the slant toward the public schools appears to be negative. Is there reason for this n
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My cousin's crime? Wanting to work
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Like the rush to a downtown Chico bar at last call, some cities have heard Gov. Jerry Brown's warning that he'd like to phase out California's redevelopment agencies and sprinted to order doubles all around before the bartender cuts them off.
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Unfortunately for ratepayers, after careful study, a Shasta Lake committee has proposed a different set of power-rate increases — which range from slightly to dramatically higher than the December proposal.
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I have a dungeon in my house. I have to walk by it every day. Inside is what, in the daylight, looks a lot like an exercise bike, but, in the early a.m. when I go into that dark room and strap on those special shoes, I think it looks a lot more like a fire-breathing dragon.
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When I first met Mike Ricketts, he was protesting the Record Searchlight and other "mainstream media" with fellow tea party members on a crowded sidewalk at the intersection of Hilltop Drive and Cypress Avenue.
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Paul and Shirley Williams celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 10, 2011. They were married Feb. 10, 1961, in Redding. They are retired and enjoy RVing and spending time with their friends and family. They have three children: Debbie Peterson (Ken) of Redding; Charlene Gerety (Jeff) of Redding; and Mark Willi
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Amber Cline and Jacobb Burgess, both of Anderson, are engaged to be married May 21, 2011, at the Gaia Hotel in Anderson. The bride-elect is the daughter of Cheryl and Ron Kibler of Anderson; and Mark and Sanna Cline of Fairfield. Her fiance is the son of Denise and Arnold Pomeroy of Lakeport; and Ted Burgess of Lake Havas
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Jennifer Norcross and Brian Sano are engaged to be married Nov. 4, 2011, at the Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame. The bride-elect is the daughter of Wayne and Donna Norcross of Cottonwood. She is a graduate of West Valley High School and a 2001 graduate of Chico State, with a major in English. She works as a manag
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The third installment of winter weekend excursions in the four directions goes east.
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Cupid will be in town tomorrow. He always stops by our house to let us know he's here. We're always glad to see him for it lets us know he cares. Some folks have said he doesn't knock on their front door so they don't think he's real.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm a 17-year-old guy in a pretty serious relationship with my girlfriend. We've been together almost a year and are sexually active. The problem is, she is exactly like my mother. Even friends have noted the similarities. Both of them worry constantly, are overly helpful and very judgmental.
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Getting a library card just got more efficient. At the Redding Library, applications will now be done at the computer on the Customer Service table or at Catalog computers throughout the library. This is to streamline the process and save paper. Because the information will be entered by the applicant, less time is spent w
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The Shasta Historical Society, the Shasta Lake Heritage and Historical Society and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Northern California office will share the history of the dam's construction as well as the local residents involved with the project at the Visitors Center at Shasta Dam in Shasta Lake next Saturday and Wednesda
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Jonah has a very weak stomach. He can lose his lunch over a bad smell, emptying a trash can, or even hearing an icky story being told. Once when he and Payton shared a bunk bed she spit on him in the dark from the top bunk and told him it was skunk spit. He promptly came out and threw up three times in a row all over our li
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The Shasta College men's basketball team held off Lassen 90-88 at home on Saturday. The Knights break a six-game losing streak as Kevin Loustale had 24 points and 10 rebounds.
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The Department of Corrections is looking for a Shasta County sex offender who failed to participate in GPS monitoring.
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CHICO — The Eastern Athletic League North wrestling championships again runs through Chico.
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There comes a time where a tough season must reach its nadir.
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The Shasta College Knights baseball team lost 17-15 on Saturday to American River College in Sacramento.
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Eight of Redding's best chess players descended on the Mt. Shasta Mall on Saturday to face off for bragging rights, a bit of prize money and some fun.
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Jeterbuilt Construction Inc. was established during the peak of the housing market in the middle of last decade.
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RED BLUFF – The City Council is poised to consider a zone change that eventually could lead to the building of a permanent homeless shelter on Breckenridge Street.
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Spurred by the competition and code enforcement officials across the country, banks today are doing a better job of managing their growing portfolios of foreclosed homes.
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A few Redding City Hall supervisors may get raises to keep their paychecks well above subordinates'.
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Redding firefighters may be calling on neighbors more often in the wake of a recent station closure and job cuts.
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When buildings or hillsides burn, not all firefighters are rushing to the flames.
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Legal troubles with a wood-burning power plant proposed in Weed may ensnare the city of Redding.
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As budget-conscious Nerd Chicks, it was hard to get us on board the smart phone bandwagon. "It's going to cost me how much every month to have my e-mail sent to my phone?!?" was a refrain heard often by our spouses, friends, co-workers, you get the idea.
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"Bikepacking" is a fairly new sport. It's a cross between bike touring and backpacking. Instead of hiking mountain trails, you bike them, carrying most of your gear and food on the bike, not on your back. And you can cover as much as 60 miles at a stretch.
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Every outdoorsperson knows the feeling of being out in the woods thinking "Man, I wish I'd brought...," particularly when things go awry.
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In 1911: Pigeon hunters in Cottonwood had a heyday filling their gunny sacks with wild pigeons that made the mistake of roosting in the trees along Cottonwood Creek. The hunters only had to climb the trees at night and pluck the pigeons right off the branches.
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Mark your calendar for Feb. 20, as the annual basketball competitions will make their return to the Sequoia Middle School gyms. Both are free events. 2-Ball is a challenging athletic basketball competition that tests two-player teams' shooting, passing, dribbling and rebounding skills. The iHoop Skills Challenge is a compet
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After her cleaning company took an economic hit a few years ago, Chris Bradley ventured out to find another business.
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Dear Babe: I've been asked to sell a Mickey Mantle picture that belonged to a friend's late father and is obviously not a fake.— Richard Barnes, ReddingThanks to the forgers who flooded the marketplace with authentic looking fake Mickey Mantle signatures, all Mantle-signed items such as your picture are subjec
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Q: Dear Monty,
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No matter the holiday, there will always be those who wait till the very last minute to get a gift for their special someone.
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As the greater portion of our community transitions into and through their senior years, it will be important for friends and family to watch for the signs of diminished capacity and elder financial abuse. Either problem can affect a senior independently of the other, but very often diminished capacity and elder financial a
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Sitting in a chair out in a field off Deschutes Road, I have been admiring the eastern view of the mountaintops along the southern leg of the Cascade chain, including Lassen Peak.
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Scott Reese's buzzer-beater, 47-yard touchdown catch 22 years ago punctuated maybe Shasta High School's most memorable win in its storied series with crosstown rival Enterprise.
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Got some closure at the logging conference this week - to a story I wrote in 2006 about some local Vietnam vets who were in the midst of restoring a Huey helicopter, the workhorse of that jungle war. Here's a...
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A California Highway Patrol helicopter is assisting in the rescue of a woman who was involved in a bicycling accident this afternoon off Quartz Hill Road.
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I admit it, something weird is happening to me lately, must be February (the love month) when everyone talks about food and love. Food this, food that, love this, love that... Or maybe it's that I'm trying to shed some lbs's and it seems everywhere I look there's FOOD...(good food)...like these amazing Mexican chu
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We don’t see these homes come up too often. You see the village cluster to the south as you drive over the Sacramento River on Highway 44, almost right on the water. I once had a piano teacher in the village. I recall the
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Here’s a nice foreclosure home with an agent sign out front, but it’s not listed in the MLS.
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An “irate” driver called the California Highway Patrol several times this morning to report another driver slighted him, but California Highway Patrol officers weren’t able to find either vehicle.
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The Department of Corrections is looking for a Shasta County sex offender who failed to participate in GPS monitoring.
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The photo is the Richland Church. All that remains are its concrete walls and front steps. The church was built in 1860 and is located on Cemetery Road in Ono. The historic Ono Cemetery is farther on down Cemetery...
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The sun will be around today and Sunday, but expect chances of rain beginning Sunday night.
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Bill Cosby appeared at the Cascade for 2 shows last night. Both sold out, from the looks of things. Bill’s humor fit the mostly over 50 crowd like a well worn shoe. Sometimes I could hear the punchline from the audience before
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The beautiful images and haunting Simon and Garfunkel soundtrack seem to work against the political message of this YouTube video produced by "TheLawman49."....
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I am going on several winter weeks without rain (or snow) on my garden. I am enjoying the sun, but I am very aware of the lack of needed water as well. If you are a gardener (or living creature of any variety really), water is a fairly constant topic of interest to you – [...]
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The committee studying whether it would be worth Redding's while to write a city charter had barely figured out how to work the microphones at its initial meeting Tuesday evening, but it wasn't too soon for politics to break out.
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Reagan stuck to principles
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Three mysteries
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Think reporters these days are nosy and insensitive and that the news media is disrespectful of our private lives? You should've been around Redding 80 years ago.
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The start of the 2011 softball season didn't go as well as hoped for the Red Hawks.
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In recent years, the Shasta College softball team has become something of a power-hitting unit.
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The Wolves felt there was a little unfinished business from the last time they took the floor against the Cougars.
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The Shasta College softball team won a pair of games in Santa Rosa on Friday.
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SHASTA LAKE — The Falcons took care of business on Senior Night.
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A few days after the end of Shasta College's difficult 2010 football season that ended with a 2-8 record, I ran into Knights head coach Craig Thompson along the sidelines of a prep football playoff game.
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Louis M. Brown, who from 1978 to 1987 commanded the 13-county northern division of the California Highway Patrol and was instrumental in the construction of the CHP's administrative headquarters near Benton Airpark in Redding, died Tuesday at Rogue Valley Medical Center in Medford, Ore.
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The north state's two Republican state lawmakers have sent a letter to the official in charge of the Department of Fish and Game asking him to explain why wardens are threatening Siskiyou County ranchers and farmers with criminal prosecution if they don't sign controversial irrigation permits.
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Q: Hi Monty, I love reading your column in the Redding Searchlight. Really interesting.
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Redding can shore up its cash reserves without laying off any more police officers, firefighters or other workers.
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Four years of construction clogging one of Redding's main drags is finally over.
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As the Great Recession continues to cause tough times for the timber industry, two revamped mills in Northern California are bringing hope.
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A Shasta County sheriff's deputy received minor injuries early Friday morning after tackling a woman suspected of stealing a black 1999 BMW, Sgt. Michael Peery said.
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In 1911: A shipment of 15 tons of "chick food for baby chicks" arrived in Redding, consigned to D.B. Nathan, who believed that he will have to order another car load before the end of the hatching season. Nathan said he believed there would eventually be more embryo chicken ranches in Shasta County.
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"All teams stand by for launch," announced the four Millville Elementary School students sitting behind a table acting as the flight control station on the edge of the soccer field Friday afternoon. "Flight Control begin count on my mark. Mark! 10, 9, 8. ... "
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Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program.
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Use baskets and groupings to make the pantry more functional.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park's new "Sustainable Choices" exhibit offers ideas for saving energy, water and other resources.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners answer a question about watering citrus trees in winter.
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Don't be fooled by its good looks and carefree attitude. A Chinese tallow tree can be trouble.
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Jonah has a very weak stomach. He can lose his lunch over a bad smell, emptying a trash can, or even hearing an icky story being told. Once when he and Payton shared a bunk bed she spit on him in the dark from the top bunk and told him it was skunk spit. He promptly came out and threw up three times in a row all over our li
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Almost a century ago, devastating floods and droughts plagued Shasta County's agricultural region. To ensure the valley remained fruitful, California wanted to build a dam. Amid the Great Depression, the dam project provided 4,700 much needed jobs. When the building ended in 1945, the Shasta Dam was the second tallest d
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Getting a library card just got more efficient.
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Paul and Shirley Williams
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Jennifer Norcross and Brian Sano
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Amber Cline and Jacobb Burgess
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The third installment of winter weekend excursions in the four directions goes east.
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Cupid will be in town tomorrow. He always stops by our house to let us know he's here. We're always glad to see him for it lets us know he cares. Some folks have said he doesn't knock on their front door so they don't think he's real. I'm feeling sorry for those poor souls. Perhaps they lack the need
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm a 17-year-old guy in a pretty serious relationship with my girlfriend. We've been together almost a year and are sexually active. The problem is, she is exactly like my mother. Even friends have noted the similarities. Both of them worry constantly, are overly helpful and very judgmental. The
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California Highway Patrol officers in Tehama and Siskiyou counties are investigating two possible traffic-related fatalities tonight.
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The Bureau of Land Management is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot a wild mare that was gathered on Wednesday in northeast Nevada.
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Joey Gartin, Redding
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Don't buy the hype against public schools
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An unlicensed Redding driver miscalculated the cornering abilities of a Buick he was driving and ended up in somebody’s backyard. At around noon Friday, 18-year-old Jason Boatman was driving northbound on Browning Street when he attempted
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If the weather cooperates, a prescribed burn is planned for Monday in the Swasey Drive Recreation Area just west of Redding. The BLM is planning to use fire to reduce brush and small trees in anticipation of the fire season. Control lines have already been cut around the perimeter of the eleven acres of the planned burn
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Eight men were caught in a sting operation targeting unlicensed contractors in Red Bluff. On Tuesday February 8th, the Contractors State License Board had investigators posing as owners of commercial downtown property seeking painters, flooring installers, and tile workers. According to California Law, any construction-r
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Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies caught a man they were chasing through a Redding trailer park this afternoon.
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djimoulidine guessed the church correctly as the Richland Church at 9:36 a.m.. It's located at Ono. Congratulations to djimoulidine! Thank you everyone for playing and thank you River City Java for donating once again your great prizes to the winner....
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The north state’s two Republican state lawmakers have sent a letter to the official in charge of the Department of Fish and Game asking him to explain why wardens are threatening Siskiyou County ranchers and farmers with criminal prosecution if they don’t sign controversial irrigation permits.
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Funny man/cartoonist Phil Fountain has moved to SF (his wife, RPD Chief Hansen's assistant, landed a similar post in the city by the bay) but he promises to keep a sharp eye on "the Shasta County political circus...it took me...
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I love babies, I love their silliness, I love their crying, I love their snuggliness (is that even a word?). With babies, no 2 photography sessions are ever alike. We just go with the flow, play games, change the scenery, sing songs, we just keep things moving until the babies are done and they usually let us know when time
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Wells Fargo implemented new underwriting rules in mid-January that will help buyers with credit scores below 600.  Borrowers with credit scores as low as 500 can now qualify for a loan if they meet certain requirements. Here’s an outline of their new loan policies: Borrowers with credit scores of 500
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Conservatives love to flog the public school system for as a failure when American kids get mediocre results in international comparisons. But is the problem the schools? Or simply our culture, which doesn't prize academic achievement as much as other...
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A 25-year-old Washington man was arrested Thursday on Interstate 5 after Sheriff’s Deputies allegedly found over $400,000 worth of methamphetamine in his minivan. Daniel Lopez was stopped for a traffic violation near the Wonderland Boulevard exit. A K-9 alerted to the vehicle, so the Domestic Highway Enforcement Te
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One of five vehicles stolen from a Redding car lot this week has been recovered. Just after midnight Thursday night, Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies spotted the black BWM in the Anderson area and attempted a traffic stop. After a short 60 mile-per-hour pursuit through a residential area, the driver and passenger d
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An orphaned black bear cub has been returned to its natural habitat in Lassen National Forest. The cub was found by a logger last September in Tehama County. The bear’s mother had apparently died before teaching the youngster how to forage for food. It was nearly starved to death and suffering hair loss, almost ens
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A truck carrying bales of hay overturned and spilled its load on southbound Interstate 5 near Lake Blvd. The truck overturned at about 5pm Thursday, and Cal-Trans closed the Lake Boulevard onramp to southbound Interstate 5 for several hours as crews cleaned up the hay. Post expires at 6:12pm on Tuesday February 15th,
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About a week ago I was heating a pan on the stove and turned my back for just a moment. In that moment suddenly sparks and flames flew in a mini-explosion. By the time I turned the stove off, a hole had burned through the bottom of the pan and the electric coil had a crumbled area.The stove is a 1957 model, the
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Recently Received Question About Selling in the Spring  Q. Chris and Maria, we live in a gated community for 55 plus residents here in Redding, CA. We've been talking about selling our house and would like to do that in the Spring if were going to do it...so what do we do next, any recommendations?
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What was the name of this old country church? 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 PLUS an award...
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Affordable alright. This 1950 built, 882 sqft 2/1 is priced at about $51 per sqft. But, while it has a Redding address, it’s actually in Keswick, and unincorporated ‘town,’ nestled in the jagged terrain below a former coppe
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(At the risk of shamelessly promoting a fellow blogger....) 'cause you can learn important stuff that sometimes doesn't make the paper (or shows up a day or so later). Take Bruce's post about the inaugural meeting of the Redding city...
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Such a monumental job apparently also required monumental recording. The Bureau of Reclamation has some 12,000 pictures of the Shasta Dam project and it's planning soon to scan and digitally archive them. Bureau spokesperson Sheri Harral will talk about...
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The Arthur doll was turned out with many little details. It’s amazing how many little things need to be included in the whole composition. this type of construction work is a delight! Let me say this. Dudley Moore was very cool. Bless his soul. The tuxedo is the suit worn for Arthur’s not-wedding day. Arthur [..
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Well, this is the big one. The first time away from Honey Bandit for any length of time. PTL my hubby will still be sleeping with him in case he gets stuck. Honey Bandit has been blossoming. He is picking...
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Just listed, this is your chance to become a Shasta Lake resort owner. “Turnkey Lakefront RV Campground (Zoning allows for RV/Mobile Park 100+ spaces.) Easy I-5 access. New Boat Docks for 20+boats in slip
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A Shasta County Sheriff’s deputy received minor injuries early this morning after tackling a woman who was suspected of stealing a black 1999 BMW, Sgt. Michael Peery said.
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It will be another day of sun and temperatures hovering around the 70 degree mark in the north state today. But big change is on the way as the northern Sacramento Valley braces for its first significant stretch of rain in more than a month. The highs today in Redding will near 70 degree with an overnight low of 38. It will
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This is an interesting question to ask while working through your landscape planning. It has to do with the time you will use your outdoor spaces. First there are the DAILY whens, each with different attributes: cool mornings, hot afternoons. Design your space for ...
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A Redding couple married for 70 years was honored Thursday as 2011 St. Valentine's Day king and queen at River Oaks Retirement Community.
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What: Blues musician Jonny Lang, in a benefit  concert for north state children's arts, education and health projects When: February 25, at 7:30 pm Where: The Cascade Theatre, Redding Tickets: Floor and balcony seats start at $42. Buy tickets here or call 243-8877. Blues phenomenon Jonny Lang, a Grammy-award winning Amer
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The north state's long-besieged logging industry has more than its share of political opponents, some of whom would be perfectly pleased to never see another tree cut from a California forest. But are they engaged in a shadowy transnational conspiracy to impose global government, seize private property in a communist-st
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Today, everyone and his cousin supports the "freedom agenda." Of course, yesterday it was just George W. Bush, Tony Blair and a band of neocons with unusual hypnotic powers who dared challenge the received wisdom of Arab exceptionalism — the notion that Arabs, as opposed to East Asians, Latin Americans, Europe
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Tending bar carries heavy responsibility
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Shasta College Knights’ shortstop E.J. Stanton (left) fields a late throw as American River’s Ryan Dettman slides safely into second. The Knights (2-1) dropped their first game of the year to American River on Thursday 10-2. Pitcher Chris Prokupek took the loss after allowing seven runs in four innings. Chris Miller was
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Speaking before a roomful of loggers Thursday morning, a constitutionalist author cut to what he saw as the root of their industry's problems.
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Here’s a list of what’s open and closed today and Monday in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday.
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A long-term care seminar sponsored by Theresa Nachman and Tammie Thomas of Edward Jones will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Redding.
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It's been a year of firsts for Gvantsa Totladze.
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The communities of Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills are one step closer to seeing high-density housing for low-income families, despite opposition from residents worried their tiny towns don't have the resources to accommodate more people.
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Shasta County deputies Thursday arrested a Washington state man after they reported finding seven pounds of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
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PALO CEDRO — Any win over a rival on the road is a sweet one regardless of the level of play.
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It's not easy being a kid.
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Shasta County residents planning to sue someone or those who already have been sued might want to consider looking into a new civil-case system that condenses trials into a single day, local court administrators and civil attorneys say.
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A suspected killer serving a maximum 10-year prison sentence at the foreboding Iowa State Penitentiary for sexual assault is fighting his return to Shasta County to stand trial for a nearly 20-year-old murder in Redding.
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At this point in the season, some prep basketball teams are getting ready for the playoffs instead of stressing about league championships.
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Anderson girls basketball team freshman Fallon Greenhaw sank two free throws with four seconds left for a 45-42 home win over Corning on Thursday.
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In the process of becoming a high-caliber team, it's important to win the games you're slated to win.
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Other duties called and I wasn't able to stay for the whole meeting, but I did drop in on tonight's inaugural, organizing session of the Redding charter-study committee --- mostly to get a sense of how the dynamics of the...
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For those who wonder why business investors who have a choice about where to put their money often run screaming from California in favor of states like Texas, you could do worse than to look to the saga of the...
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In 1911: A determined attempt at self-destruction was made by Anton Ludwig of Cottonwood, who was prevented from further injuring himself by the timely arrival of Dr. A.B. Gilliland, also of that town. Ludwig had entered his barn and slashed both his wrists and his neck with a razor. Dr. Gilliland grappled with the man and
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A woman was taken to Mercy Medical Center tonight after a two-vehicle collision on Hilltop Drive in Redding.
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Flooring Liquidators is holding a “name that store” contest and will award $500 to winner.
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Our Redding Sky sends a Valentine's Picture to all of you.
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Andrew Wilson, Redding
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From freedom agenda to freedom doctrine
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Disagreementis not a darkconspiracy
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California Highway Patrol dispatchers reported a hay spill that blocked the Lake Boulevard on ramp to southbound Interstate 5 for nearly three hours has been cleared and the on ramp reopened.
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Given the well-publicized existence of a drug-trafficking trap on I-5 north of Redding and the specific allegation of ethnic profiling (which so far hasn't impressed the local bench or won traction in federal court), wouldn't you think actual brown-skinned meth...
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A man has been sentenced to prison for leading Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies on a pursuit that spanned two counties. On September 17th of last year, Sheriff’s Office Investigators learned that Michael Patrick Anderson was at the Rolling Hills Casino in Corning. The 26-year-old Chico man had warrants for hi
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Shasta County deputies today arrested a Washington state man, who may be an illegal immigrant, after they reported finding 7 pounds of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
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The Wall Street Journal reports here that some payday loan outfits are teaming up with American Indian tribes because the latter's sovereign immunity status makes them exempt from caps on interest rates. Could there by synergy with gambling?...
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We like the amusing Craigslist ads, here at RR. You just can’t make these up. This from Barter yesterday: “Asken $65″ seems like it ought to be a word, somehow. We all know what he meant. Still, even us locals might
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A 19-year-old Corning man has been arrested on suspicion of sending obscene photos of himself to a 14-year-old girl, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reported today.
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Residents of unincorporated Shasta County can pick up spay/neuter vouchers at the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office animal shelter this month. Worth $40 for dogs and $20 for cats, the vouchers greatly reduce the cost of having a participating vet alter a pooch or kitty. Over the past five years, the sheriff’s office has sp
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A couple of control burns on private property in Shasta County escaped containment lines and had to extinguished by firefighters. Happy Valley Volunteer Firefighters, with some assistance from Cal-Fire, arrived at around noon Thursday at 5081 Chestnut Street, off of Olinda Road in the Happy Valley area. When the first en
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A black Lexus went off the road and into a creek this afternoon on Highway 299 just east of Old Alturas Road in Redding.
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A large column of smoke that can be seen near Whiskeytown Lake is from a prescribed burn. As weather and air quality allow, Forest Service crews are burning between 50 and 300 acres along the eastern boundary of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The site borders private property and B-L-M land up the hill from Old Sh
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1. Self-Worth Project presentation 7 p.m. today, Cascade Theatre, Redding. Guest speakers, unveiling of unseen Self-Worth Project photos and more. Self-Worth Project is a photo documentation of people expressing their fears and insecurities to build understanding. Free; donations suggested. Go to www.selfworthproject.
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Emergency crews are responding to a traffic collision in Anderson this afternoon that has reportedly injured two people, according to dispatchers.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 26 degrees. Skies: Clear. Wind: Light. Visibility: Good. Depth: 28 inches at base, 62 inches at top Snow surface: Machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 17 groomed. Lifts open: Three and surface. Roads: Mostly clear with spots of ice.
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From the ripples and light play in a swimming pool to her latest series about the wonders of Alaska, Redding artist Bev Corford has a unique way of looking at her surroundings. The surreal, ethereal tableaus she creates in her paintings make the most ordinary things seem extraordinary and make the most extraordinary things
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The column of smoke you might see rising from the west side of Redding today is nothing to worry about.
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A bit of inspired and well-timed humor helped C.R. Gibbs American Grille weather the Great Recession.
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• Sip Wine With Sweetheart • Speaking of Manton… • Love, Food, Wine • Good Times in Corning • Wine and a Fine Cause
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Shingletown entrepreneurs Wayne and Laurie Kessler have a special relationship with Ashland artist Betty LaDuke and the exhibit of her African-inspired work on display until the end of the month at the Red Bluff Art Gallery.
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A 19-year-old Corning man is in hot water after allegedly sending an obscene photograph by cell phone to a 14-year-old girl. At 8:30 Wednesday morning, Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived with a search warrant at the Olivewood Avenue home of Jose Guadalupe Rodriguez. He’s accused of sending an obscene pi
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A Red Bluff man is charged with robbery and rape. At around 3:30am on January 12th Tehama County Sheriffs Deputies responded to a home in the 700 block of Center Street in Red Bluff. 19-year-old Brandon Allen had reportedly assaulted Michael Keesler and stolen his money and car keys, then fled the scene in Keesler’
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A Red Bluff man is going to prison for pulling a knife during a domestic dispute. Lloyd Marshall has had numerous convictions in Tehama County, including for drugs, burglary, sex crimes, battery, and threats. Marshall was arrested by Red Bluff Police in October. Officers had arrived at his home for a reported disturbance
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It wasn't too long ago when the word "foreclosure" was hardly part of our daily vocabulary, but how times change. Fast forward to 2011 and this term unfortunately has become a living reality for many Americans. It is a sad truth and a painful one too as we see this happening on a daily basis to people we kno
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A 19-year-old Red Bluff man has been charged with robbery and rape stemming from an incident that occurred last month, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office said today.
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A few weeks back I blogged about the father of Redding acupuncturist Michel Czehatowski, a real rocket scientist who worked on the Apollo program. Here's a snap of his slide rule, one of Michel's most prized possessions. I once...
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Authorities have found an 88-year-old man in Shasta Lake who reportedly walked away from his care home some time during the night.
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Even though it was called a hotel, it was really a boarding house. It stood at the southeast corner of Yuba and Pine Streets from the 1880s until 1963. It was a large wooden building with a covered porch across...
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Well, it's time. Honey Bandit is going to Washington. At least his story is. It looks like the time is now, and we cannot wait for our little man to make the trip in person. We need to stop the...
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Pacific Heights is a neighborhood in high demand. Large, upscale homes designed and built by highly regarded Earth Advantage builder Ochoa and Sheehan. This one is big at 3480 sqft. It’
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Here’s a few more upcoming REO properties from Freddie Mac, according to them. As of 2/10/11 Zip Code: 96001 1725 ROANOKE AVE REDDING SHASTA CA 3 1.00 $0 Zip Code: 96002 2845 RANCHO ROAD REDDING SHASTA CA 3 2.00 $155,900 Zip Code: 96003 5313 VALLEY RIDGE DRIVE REDDING
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The north state will bask in another day of springlike weather. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 69 in Redding today with the winds becoming calm. The sun will hang around through Saturday before the weather starts to turn late Sunday. Our long dry spell is poised to end Monday with a chance of rain. And the
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Call me gloomy, but I spend a lot of time worrying about the degradation of culture. I fear that text messaging will render young people incapable of articulating, solving problems and making their own decisions. Pop music makes me panic, and video games make me want to build a bunker and hide from a world [...]
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Looking for something to do with your sweetheart this weekend? "Get Outta Town" to Manton for a weekend of romance, wine and chocolates. Treat your sweetheart to a decadent day of wine and chocolates at Shasta Daisy Vineyards, Ringtail Vineyards, Alger Vineyards, Cedar Crest Vineyards, and Indian Peak Vineyards. Indian Peak
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American parents owe a debt of gratitude to the upstanding corporate citizens at Viacom's MTV for their series of public service announcements illustrating the dangers of illegal drugs, excessive drinking and casual sex. Otherwise known as "Skins," the cable channel's remake of a British series about a gr
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Has nobody noticed?
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Do we back people or our dictator?
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Just as a thrifty household saves for the proverbial rainy day, sound governments lay aside reserves for times when disasters — natural or financial — strike
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Following Sarah Palin's blockbuster appearance last year, the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference brought in a Constitutionalist author for the breakfast speech kicking off the conference today.
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A California Highway Patrol helicopter pilot testified in Shasta County Superior Court on Wednesday that he could not see for several seconds after a green laser beam temporarily blinded him while he was flying about 1,000 feet over a Shasta Lake neighborhood late last year.
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Northern California's false spring is due for a wintry reality check.
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Foreclosure activity in Shasta County in January jumped for the second straight month — an indication that 2011 could be worse than the record levels of 2010.
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The parent company of North Valley Bank capped 2010 with its first quarterly profit in more than a year.
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The north state woman nursing Honey Bandit is taking the colt's story to Washington, D.C.
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The Redding Police Department on Wednesday handed out a Medal of Valor to six officers involved in the Dec. 7, 2009, shooting of Brandon Michael Reuter after he robbed the Plumas Bank on Cypress with a BB pistol.
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After a slow start, the Shasta High School boys basketball team bounced back with a key 46-40 win over host Pleasant Valley on Wednesday.
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After coming so achingly close last season, the Red Hawks are looking at 2011 as their year for the NAIA Nationals or bust.
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PALO CEDRO — The Cougars cruised through their first game of week.
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In 1911: A birthday party was held in Cottonwood for Mrs. Jack Sykes. The evening was spent with dancing followed by a fine lunch served at midnight. The party was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who attended.
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Chipotle Mexican Grill and Linda’s Hallmark are teaming up for Valentine’s Day.
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California Watch and others have raised questions about a firm that's been contracted to perform autopsies throughout northern California. Here's the map/chart and here's a link to the story....
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A California Highway Patrol helicopter pilot testified in Shasta County Superior Court today that he could not see for several seconds when a green laser beam temporarily blinded him while he was flying about 1,000 feet over a Shasta Lake neighborhood late last year.
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A California Highway Patrol helicopter pilot testified in Shasta County Superior Court today that he could not see for several seconds when a green laser beam temporarily blinded him while he was flying about 1,000 feet over a Shasta Lake neighborhood late last year.
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Really stupid. From gawker.com: Three hours after his shirtless Craigslist antics appeared on this site, Rep. Chris Lee (R-NY) announced his resignation from the U.S. House of Representatives. Moments ago his office sent the following press release to the media:...
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A 41 year old woman was sentenced to five years in Prison for writing bad checks at several north state businesses. Vena Rackley had issued over twelve thousand dollars in bad checks to merchants during the course of one year. Bad check writers are a burden on businesses, especially in a bad economy. The Shasta County Di
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Getting under your 'Skins'
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Ken Schwartz, Redding
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Earl F. Miller, Hayfork
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County forecast: Hard times can always get worse
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Or, as a nameless friend just said, "The Bitch who Gagged V-Day"The Thing About Valentine’s Day…I’ve received a lot of feedback about my announcement that I “canceled” Valentines Day. In a nutshell, here are the thoughts and events that led to that decision.Hallma
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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 Stem — It’s “game on” here, and all guides have been doing well, with some excellent days of fishing on bright, healthy steelhead mostly 6 to 12 pounds, but some bigger. Guide
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The Tehama County Sheriffs Office will soon be getting 7 new police vehicles. A bid was awarded at Tuesday night’s board of supervisors meeting for the seven new sedans, including one undercover vehicle. Funding for the vehicles, totaling over $200,000 was budgeted for during last years preliminary budget. The new
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An 8-year-old boy was sent to the hospital with moderate injuries following an accident on Keswick Dam Road Wednesday morning. The accident happened just east of Quartz Hill Road shortly after 7am when John Silva reportedly allowed his vehicle to drift off the south edge of the roadway and overturn, coming to rest in a d
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I really had no idea what the last post on this blog was going to do to my in-box. I received over three-hundred emails from people who were moved by what I’d written. Survivors, those struggling through hurt. I laughed, I cried. I was humbled beyond belief. Despite the enormity of the prospect, I felt compelled to respon
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The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is looking for a Shasta County parolee who failed to participate in GPS monitoring.
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The Chronicle reports on a move that creates a $1.2 billion problem for the state in the short run but makes obvious sense in the long run. California will not go through with its controversial plan to sell state buildings...
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So reports the Wall Street Journal (Google it to read the whole thing, if you're not a subscriber): Much of the $30 billion U.S. timber industry is still depressed because of weakness in the housing market, but some companies have...
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Real estate gets in your blood. It’s hard to let go, but the current economic times are creating some tough choices. If you are planning on keeping your license, but upcoming REALTOR membership dues seem hard to justify, we offer help. We pay referrals to licensees. We offer your clients the high quality, ethical s
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Whether her music's your cuppa or not, you gotta admire her pluck. Here's her overcoming obstacles story from an Iowa paper and a video pitch for Ashley McDonald's recording project....
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A Red Bluff man has received a lengthy prison sentence following his conviction on domestic violence-related charges. A Tehama County jury found Benjamin Michael Bennett guilty in December for an incident last year in which he choked, hit, and threatened to kill the victim. The list of charges include battery, domestic b
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A drug-dealing Tehama County mother has been sentenced to prison. In November, Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement agents arrived with a search warrant at the home of Maricela Farias. They found methamphetamine, a scale, a pipe, and packaging material. There were also five children in the home, and the drugs apparently w
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A Tehama County man has been sentenced to prison in a case that began as a simple text message. James David Witherow was arrested last April after sending a threatening text message to the victim. He was charged with making criminal threats, a felony. He was released on 50-thousand dollar bail, but then failed to make it
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The mayor of Redding is making another road trip in support of redevelopment programs and enterprise zones. Governor Brown’s proposed budget would eliminate the programs, freeing up the billions of dollars to plug up some of the state’s massive budget gaps. Missy McArthur will join other elected city official
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What: Women veterans' stories and photographs are requested for a book Who: Published by the NOR-CAL Chapter 111 Woman's Army Corps Veterans' Association; written by Irene Castro Why: "To reflect how the military shaped lives. Each and every woman veteran has had unique experiences and valuable service. All of these stor
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Responding to yesterday's report from the state Legislative Analyst's Office, the authors of the "300,000 jobs" redevelopment report are sticking by their numbers. Here's their reply. In at last one respect, it seems the state office was simply wrong on...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 22 degrees. Skies: Partly cloudy. Wind: Gusty. Visibility: Good. Depth: 28 inches at base, 62 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
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A $250,000 bench warrant was issued Tuesday morning for a Redding man who flipped his car while going 80 mph last week on the Court Street Bridge.
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Teen ruled ineligible for track, volleyball
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In 1911: A mass meeting at the Kennett Opera House was scheduled by the promoters of the incorporation movement. It seemed likely that the town would launch a petition drive to incorporate the town.
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Teen: It's nice to have 'innocent fun'
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Redding gas prices increase by 7 cents
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Program to pay workers if they volunteer
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Film festival voting opens online
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Hemp Headzjoins expandingshops in area
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Shasta County Planning Commissioners want to rezone areas of Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills to create more high-density housing for very low-income families.
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Here’s 2 units on one lot. Perhaps live in one and rent the other to offset your already low mortgage. However, financing this purchase might prove tricky
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It wasn't located in Shasta County - it was in Tehama County. It's important to Shasta County however because that's where many of the Indian people were forcibly taken. When the 1851 Peace Treaty was not ratified by Congress...
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are dare, essence and practical. Massive NightsWhatever you may have seen on television or in the movies, when some dude gets stabbed and practically falls to the ground dead, that’s just an untruth.
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Remember the correction/clarification Bethel issued last week about 16 Brazilians raised from the dead? The New York Times Magazine fell for an urban myth too, about cows falling from planes. Here's the article, this is the correction: An article on...
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A 43-year-old Redding man and his 8-year-old son were injured this morning when the car they were riding in rolled over on Keswick Dam Road just east of Quartz Hill Road.
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The California whistleblower law has harsh penalties.  Legal Law Justice image by Stacey Alexander from Fotolia.com
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The winds will calm a bit, but it will still be breezy as the north state basks in another day of sunshine. The National Weather Service is calling for a high temperature of 65 in Redding with a north wind blowing around 15 miles per hour with gusts up to 20 mph. Overnight low in Redding will be 35.
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Veterans organizations are pushing for the restoration of funding for a state program. Operation Welcome Home, administered by county veterans service officers, helps veterans obtain jobs and government benefits. The proposed budget cuts $10 million from the program. On Monday, a Senate Budget Subcommittee approved the r
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What: Advance Health Care Directive Class Offered When: Monday (Feb. 14), 3 to 5 p.m. Where: Mercy Medical Center Redding, Lower Level Auditoriums Cost: Free Making health care decisions can be a complex process. It is important that families and health care providers are aware of a person’s wishes if they are unable to s
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The early days of a relationship are a time of high energy, creativity and endless nights.  The pheromones (a powerful sex attractant), or perhaps eHarmony, have drawn us together.  We are on our best behavior ... we primp, we fuss, we consider every little detail.  Our seduction dance has begun.  Like peacocks fanning
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Jordan Henry scored 23 points, but the Shasta High School girls basketball team couldn’t hold on to a six-point lead in the final two minutes, to fall to visiting Pleasant Valley 60-58 on Tuesday.
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The first prep basketball playoff points of the season have been released by the Northern Section and there weren’t a lot of surprises among the top teams in the boys rankings.
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Once again, the Hornets were right there near the end. But, the Enterprise High School boys basketball team came up short again, this time against league-leading Chico, but only after nearly erasing an 18-point first-half deficit.
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SHASTA LAKE — The race for the boys Northern Athletic League title just got a little more crowded. Christian Spaschak scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and Tyler Davis added 16 points as the Central Valley boys basketball team fell to Corning 52-48 at home on Tuesday.
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When Jennifer Burns, 16, is bored, she calls 47-year-old Redding resident Linda Henrich. Despite their age difference, the two have enjoyed all sorts of activities together since meeting in November — from bowling to pedicures to Christmas shopping.
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Shasta County Planning Commissioners want to rezone areas of Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills to create more high-density housing for very low-income families.
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Former Anderson Union High School District Superintendent J.D. Leitaker, who often found himself embroiled in controversy, died Sunday at his Anderson home. He was 79.
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In 1911: A mass meeting at the Kennett Opera House was scheduled by the promoters of the incorporation movement. It seemed likely that the town would launch a petition drive to incorporate the town.
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Northern Valley Catholic Social Service’s Second Home mental health wellness center celebrated its third anniversary in downtown Redding Tuesday with a focus on years of continued service and a number of special projects coming up for the organization.
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When California Décor Store announced last month that it was closing to focus on its online business, it was a blow for downtown Redding — an area that has struggled to attract shoppers.
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Demand for gasoline in the United States is down, but the price at the pump is up as uncertainty in Egypt is making investors nervous, AAA Northern California reported Tuesday.
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About this time of year Savanna Riley is usually getting ready for track season. But not this year.
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A problem with a pump at the city of Redding’s Stillwater Wastewater Treatment Plant late last month caused nearly 75,000 gallons of water with 100 times more than the allowable amount of chlorine to pour into the Sacramento River.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County employees have been given a little extra encouragement to do a good thing.
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The Sundial Film Festival opened voting on its website Monday for the one-minute movies. Visitors can watch the 13 shorts on the site, ­sundialfilmfestival.com. At the site, viewers can donate $1 to the Redding Rotary Club to cast a vote.
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I'm planning to host a Valentine's Day dinner. How can I make it more romantic? To make Valentine's Day dinner the most romantic meal of the year, follow these five tips:
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It is hardly clear-cut that the city of Redding is doing anything wrong in its handling its electric utility's finances, but there's an easy way to avoid years of potential litigation in the wake of a lawsuit filed by Redding attorney Walt McNeill on behalf of a citizens group. Just ask the voters. You know, treat t
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Trials are bridge to a better place
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While everyone's attention seems to be focused on the crisis in Egypt, a bombshell revelation about the administration's foreign policy in Europe has largely gone unnoticed.
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A gathering to remember late north state musician Slam Buckra is set for 4 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 13) at the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant (1790 Market St.) in Redding. The invitation goes out to (in Buckra’s oft used phraseology): “Friends, Fans and Fins of Slam Buckra.” Music by Slam and some of his other [...]
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This sort of thing scares me. Navy officials and military developers are beaming with smiles of success for they are the proud papas of the newest military marvel: a robotic jet fighter. The X-47B, built by Northrop Grumman, completed its...
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Police, fire and medical personnel are responding to a wreck on Dana Drive at Friendly Road in Redding
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It's a detail that didn't make it into today's story about the lawsuit challenging REU's "payment in lieu of taxes," but old-timers might recall that Walt McNeill, the attorney filing it, was the last chairman of the city's Electric Utility...
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Raspberry and lemon filling inside a white cake sprayed with raspberry liqueur and topped with European buttercream icing is one calorie-rich feature Ellen Baldwin plans to present to an auditorium full of people looking to satisfy their sweet tooth.
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Press releases from the California League of Cities and the city of Redding are promoting an appearance by Redding Mayor Missy McArthur and other north state municipal officials at a rally Thursday to protest Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed redevelopment rollback...
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I'm pleased the Cypress Avenue Bridge has been widened and reopened with safe, separated pedestrian and bicycle lanes. But I'm even more thrilled that Park Marina Drive below the Cypress Bridge has finally reopened. Losing that route for years was a drag and it seemed like empires rose and fell during the time it was [...]
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The ten people selected to research Redding’s charter city issue will hold their first meeting on Thursday. Members of the Redding City Council each chose two people for a City Charter Exploratory Committee. They’re assignment is to determine the differences between a “general law” city, such as R
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The price of gasoline is bucking the general economic principle of supply and demand. The demand for gas in the United States has been dropping, but gas prices have been climbing. An analyst for AAA says it’s because of nervous investors with a wary eye on the unrest in Egypt. This week, the crude oil barrel price
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A series of public hearings will be held, including one in Redding, as the state Public Utilities Commission considers changing the definition of basic telephone service. Currently, that definition includes unlimited local calling, access to directory assistance, 800 numbers, 911, 411, and other “1-1″ service
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An out-of-season fire in the Round Mountain area burned nine acres. Cal-Fire crews were called to the slow moving vegetation fire just before 4 o’clock Monday afternoon in the area of Buzzard Roost and Green Mountain Road. The blaze apparently began as a controlled burn that escaped containment lines. Post expir
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A fight and stabbing in Redding remains under investigation. Officers were called to Westside Road around 4:40 Monday afternoon regarding four men assaulting another man near the Capri Motel. Authorities then received word that a man had been stabbed and another man had fled the area northbound on Westside Road. Once on
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A man busted by Tehama County drug agents has been sentenced to prison. Bartolo Lorenzo Atrisco was arrested by Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement agents on December 10th after a traffic stop. A canine was used to sniff around, and the dog indicated that drugs were in the vehicle. A search turned up methamphetamine, mar
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Shasta County supervisors today approved a plan to boost the county's contingency reserve from $4 million to $5 million to prepare for the upcoming fiscal year.
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Erin gets ready to check out this home on Santa CruzOne of the fun parts of selling real estate is going on an agent caravan. Every Tuesday morning we head out and examine the newest listings. This gorgeous home in Stanford H
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8,679 ft. Magee Peak is located within the Thousand Lakes Wilderness Area. It was named to honor Colonel William Magee who arrived at Shasta in 1850. A fire lookout was once located on its top but is no longer...
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I can't believe the Fish and Wildlife Service is forging ahead with this plan, but the Oregonian, in Portland, says it's so. Come summer, federal wildlife officials expect to finish a draft environmental impact statement that most likely recommends taking...
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners suggest fertilizer as a remedy for roses with yellow leaves during the growing season.
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"In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground."
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A Redding woman accused of beating her live-in companion and holding her hostage for a week inside their Olive Avenue apartment in late 2009 was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to six years, four months in prison.
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Maternity Portraits are a unique opportunity to capture that special time as your baby develops in the womb. Our growing belly series is a great way to capture the changes your body goes through during the different stages if pregnancy. Here are 2 recent growing belly series that we did over this past year. Both beautiful m
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It's not just at the Redding library where the ACLU and the tea party are finding common cause. From the LA Times: A House GOP push to permanently extend expiring provisions of the Patriot Act is running into opposition from...
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A big rig that was blocking the number one lane of southbound Interstate 5 at the Pit River Bridge this morning has been cleared, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic website.
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Closer and closer we come to the dressed out Arthur. His head is now covered with hair and I’ve begun to sew the pants. Things are cruising right along with this one. Tomorrow the shirt, tie, vest and jacket will be made and then Arthur’s head will be united with his body. I’ve had orders [...]
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Distress sale. That’s what we call them sometimes, these REOs and Short Sales. This one fits. Here’s a link to some more images of this
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Strong winds will keep temperatures down in the north state today. The National Weather Service has posted a wind advisory for the Sacramento Valley. The advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Gusts could be as high as 40 miles per hour in some locations.
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You'll know I've been kidnapped by alien creatures the day I serve a dessert bare, such as a plain-Jane portion of bread pudding or an uninspired square of gingerbread cake. Anyone who knows me knows I'd doll up either of those desserts with a dusting of powdered sugar or a mini scoop of ice cream or a drizzle of somet
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Do you feel guilty yet about this weather we’ve had the last few weeks? Me neither – at least not yet. While most of the rest of the country is digging out from recent snowstorms, we’re digging the sunscreen out of the medicine cabinet. I spent parts of last weekend at Clear Creek Greenway, at [...]
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I speak with dog owners and advise them about their pets nearly every day.  Sometimes I think to myself, “Maybe this advice could help other people, too.”  Details of the people and dogs involved have been changed to protect client privacy.  The situations are real. Snack Attack Joe sounded frustrated on the phone. 
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The Redding Peace Officers' Association is proud to announce our 2011 Donation Recipients:Operation Blue SantaRedding Police Explorer Program
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A Shasta County judge dismissed a lawsuit that alleged the Record Searchlight violated the rights of the alleged victim in a brutal 2009 child abuse case when it published his name.
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Redding attorney starts Web-based firm
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As the one whose quote regarding bow hunting in Ryan Sabalow's article on the Siskiyou County supervisors' efforts on deer recovery seems to be stirring up so much antipathy on the Record Searchlight website, I need to point out a few things.
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A foolish extravagance
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Almost no one running for president ever campaigns in California once the February primary is over. This state is so strongly assumed to be true-blue Democratic that voters here don't even see the most inventive, interesting and controversial campaign commercials.
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It's a common complaint here in Superior California that we suffer under the yoke of urban liberals whose much larger population leaves them running the state politically. At the same time, it is city slickers' money that the state largely spends. Relatively poor areas like the north state enjoy more than our share
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The release of the first prep basketball playoff points on Monday give the area an idea of where teams are sitting with two weeks left in the season.
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West Valley High School graduate Matt Nichols re-signed with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League through the end of the 2012 season, the team announced Friday.
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A group of Redding Electric Utility customers is suing the city, saying the utility systematically overcharges for power.
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The Redding Chess Club is hoping to extend its involvement within the community through an exhibition and tournament at the Mt. Shasta Mall.
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The state attorney general's case against two men arrested nearly two years ago on charges of swindling $250 million from scores of investors in a complicated real estate and investment Ponzi scheme contracted again Monday.
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A regional giant in the dental industry is expanding in Redding.
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With lagging midyear cash flow from several county departments, Shasta County administrators today are asking the Board of Supervisors to approve a plan to beef up the county's reserves as a safeguard for the upcoming fiscal year.
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One man was stabbed in the leg Monday evening in a brawl outside the Capri Motel on Westside Road in Redding.
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ROUND MOUNTAIN — An out-of-season grass fire scorched about nine acres near here Monday after a controlled burn escaped, officials with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.
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In 1911: Juvenile Willie Nyberg was sentenced by Judge J. E. Barber to be committed to the Preston School of Industry where he would learn trades under careful, restrictive tuition. Nyberg landed there because he shot his playmate in the leg with a .22 caliber rifle and, before that, stole his mother's horse and buggy a
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Ducks Unlimited is the frontrunner in a bid to take over more than 10,000 acres of eastern Shasta County land owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
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Boat, RV show atShasta fairgrounds
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A Redding attorney has set up a side business attacking government fees.
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A group of Redding Electric Utility customers is suing the city, saying the utility systematically overcharges for power.
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See who was at what recent event.
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The wind is howling 40 miles per hour. If I had a goat, I'd go out and tie it down.
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In the early 1990s, Gary Nakamura could feel the ground shifting underneath him. He'd worked for the Forest Service, for a private timber company, and now as a forestry specialist for UC Cooperative Extension in Redding. As it turned out, new environmental laws, including the Endangered Species Act passed in 1973, were
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One man was stabbed in the leg this afternoon in a brawl outside the Capri Motel on Westside Road in Redding.
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As of right now, the Foothill Cougars and Trinity Wolves are sitting pretty for the Northern Section boys basketball playoffs. Other teams such as Shasta, Central Valley and Liberty Christian would be in good shape if the prep basketball playoffs began this week.
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A bit before noon today I spied two men in wet suits and scuba diving gear surfacing near a boat tied to the north bank of the Sacramento River about a quarter mile down steam from Keswick Dam. Maybe they...
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Firefighters are battling an estimated two-acre vegetation fire this afternoon near Round Mountain east of Redding.
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2011 started with 255 pending home sales according to the Shasta Multiple Listing Service as of January 3rd. Today, 405 homes are in escrow. That is a nearly 60% increase in just one month. How can this be? Some of this can be attributed to dozens of last year’s pending listing inventory expiring on the
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Two men told two different stories about a physical altercation, leaving Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies to decide who was the assailant and who was the victim. At about 12:45 Friday afternoon, 44-year-old David Easter called the Sheriff’s Office from his home on Oklahoma Avenue outside of Dairyville to say
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The lead up to the Super Bowl resulted in DUI arrests around the north state. The Avoid Super Bowl campaign kicked off Friday. As Monday morning, there were eleven DUI related arrests in Shasta County and four DUI related arrests in Tehama County. During a checkpoint Friday night in Anderson, Avoid officers screened 473
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An elderly Cottonwood man, possibly with a broken back, managed to crawl to the edge of the road after flipping his car Monday morning. 88-year-old Don Haschke was eastbound on Bowman Road near Amen Lane a little before 10am. As his Olds A
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Two men and a teenaged girl were arrested in Red Bluff early Sunday morning on drug charges. At 1:32am, Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies made a traffic stop on a pickup truck on Antelope Boulevard at Interstate Five. Deputies learned that the driver, 26-year-old Billy Joe Polley of Gerber, was on parole, so they se
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The R-S' own Joe Szydlowski had an informative piece the other week about the stakes for local fairs, which rely on a substantial chunk of state funding to meet their operational needs, but I believe that story came out the...
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Bill Watkins, a conservative economist from California Lutheran University and no fan of the state's liberal political establishment, has high praise for Jerry Brown's proposed budget. I admit it. I had low expectations for Jerry Brown's third term as governor....
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This is an astonishing poll result. Posted here, via water economist David Zetland. You know, one of those sides is right and the other is wrong, but I'd suggest in general that high knowledge of a scientific controversy tends to...
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Three people, including a juvenile, were arrested on suspicion of possessing and transporting methamphetamine after a traffic stop early Sunday, the Tehama County Sheriff's Office said today.
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A Red Bluff man who claimed he was attacked himself is being investigated for assault with a deadly weapon, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reported today.
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The anti-drunken driving Super Bowl crackdown campaigns in Shasta and Tehama counties resulted in 16 people being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, the California Highway Patrol announced today.
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Just received another video of another operation of the historic Phillips Brothers Mill in Oak Run by Charley Williams, filmmaker extraordinaire! This latest film shows the operation of the box factory where, of course, boxes (Enjoy magazine is one customer),...
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This Saratoga area 2625 sqft 4/3 was built in 1980. It has a gunite pool, and seems to have had some renovations. This is a highly regarded neighborhood. We recall it a
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The spring weather that has engulfed the north state will continue its run today. Forecasters with the National Weather Service project a high of 71 in Redding with a northwest wind blowing in about 10 miles per hour. The overnight low will be 37.
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A Corning woman scared a burglar from her home early Sunday morning. Corning Police were called to the Sixth Street home of Barbara Van Doorn at about 5:30am. The woman told officers that she was woke up to discover a man was in her house. She told him to leave and he fled out the back door. An officer in the area saw th
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Prescribed burns are planned for Whiskeytown National Recreation Area over the next several weeks. As weather and air quality allow, crews will be burning between 50 and 300 acres along the eastern boundary of the Recreation Area, which borders private property and BLM land up the hill from Old Shasta. The goal of the bu
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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, scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. on February 26 at the Redding Senior Citizen’s Hall. Tickets for the event go on sale at 9 a.m. today, February 7, at the Shasta Land Trust [...]
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Despite no major publicity yet, new summer cabins installed at Manzanita Lake campground in Lassen Volcanic National Park have generated “quite a strong response,” said a spokesman for the company managing the pre-fabricated homes. Reservations opened last month for the 20 wooden structures available from June through
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When refiners brew biodiesel from old kitchen oil, the exhaust fumes from the vehicles it fuels can famously carry a whiff of the french fries or kung pao chicken that the oil once cooked.
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California tea-leaf readers looking for hints on the future of the state budget battle won't find out much from poring over Jerry Brown's brief State of the State message last Monday.
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Health care mandate: It's responsibility
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In 1911: J.A. Whitehead stated he would have his new Cassel creamery in partial operation in two weeks and would supply the local market with all the fresh butter it could use from his mountain dairying plant in which all the latest improved machinery had been installed.
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The Montague man who went missing last week is now in critical condition at a hospital in Medford, Ore.
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The Shasta County Animal Shelter saved more animals last year than in 2009, despite a drop in shelter hours that had area pet advocates worried euthanasia rates would skyrocket.
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Redding's two largest hospitals continue to see their revenues climb in the shaky economy, though officials at the larger of the two claim its financial picture isn't nearly as rosy as it seems.
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Three children were taken into custody after being unexpectedly found in an apartment where drug activity was suspected. Friday night at around 9 o’clock Redding Police arrived at the apartment, in the 2700 block of Lanning Avenue about two blocks south of Parkview. They had an outstanding misdemeanor arrest warran
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No one was injured when a car flipped this afternoon on Southbound Interstate 5 just north of Turntable Bay, dispatchers said.
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In 2006 I was given a second chance at life!  After an accident left me nearly paralyzed, I was saved by the grace of God and a gifted Neurosurgeon!  With the help of my devoted Husband I have been able to turn to my Art as a means of living recovery! As a child I easily drew “Tippy Turtle” and other “
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Ossobuco (or osso buco) is normally made with veal, which I choose to not eat. This turkey version is delicious and inexpensive (turkey legs were $1.49/pound yesterday), and easy to make - the prep can be done in advance and then bake when you're ready. This would make a great dish for company. I found the recipe on Epicuri
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Here’s your chance to own an 8 plex, likely cash positive right out the door. 4 Duplex units in east Redding built in 1965 for $43,750 per unit. You’ll have to make offer contingent on getting inside for a look, but for the right
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We have a place for women and their children to come, when threats and violence overtake their lives. It’s a shame that such a place need exist, but we live in a world where you can be glad that refuge is granted for those in need of it. One of the big fundraisers for this worthy cause is their annual Crab Feed, he
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On a new list of 363 metropolitan areas across the nation ranked by Civic Economics and the American Booksellers Association "by the proportion of retail activity captured by independents. Years of research have demonstrated that independent retail produces local wealth...
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Girl: You know what I really like? Toast.Boy: Oh, yeah, toast is great. Do you put butter on it?Girl: On what?Boy: On toast.Girl: Butter on toast?Boy: Yeah, it's pretty good with butter.
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Klub Klondike was originally a sawmill that later became a bar. It was located beside Hwy. 99 but that access was blocked when Interstate 5 was constructed. The current community of Lakehead received its name simply because it was located...
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You can find real wisdom at the movies. Cary Grant (Dr. Fulton) in Howard Hawks' hilarious screwball comedy "Monkey Business" (1952): We dream of youth. We remember it as a time of nightingales and valentines, and what are the facts?...
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Fear my former "Buzz on the Street" partner David Benda may have "buried the lede" in his column item this morning on local home prices. His last sentence: For the record, Fiserv Case-Shiller has projected that prices in Redding won't...
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Redding's springlike warmth and sunshine are expected to continue today. The high should be around 75 degrees, with sunshine all around. The low will drop down to about 45 degrees tonight. Expect a high of 73 degrees tomorrow and similar weather throughout the rest of the week.
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Starting tomorrow, evening news anchor and Shasta High grad Steve Gibson rejoins Roberts and the morning show, newly dubbed "First Call," expands, from 7 to 9 a.m., matching the format of upstart cross-town rival KCNR, where "Free Fire Radio" is...
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People gathered at the Benton Airfield for the chance to check out a bi-wing plane before it took to the skies again, c. 1930. 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 Friday. For more information [...]
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The book was written specifically with the new Missal translation in mind, the cardinal indicated. The Roman Missal is the official book of prayers and
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Kevin Kearns My Brother Kevin is writing about his experience battling, enduring, and surviving cancer. In a small way many of us traveled this journey with him, obviously no where ne
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What: Beauty Rising -- two February Concerts by the North State Symphony When: Saturday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. in Redding; Sunday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m. in Chico Tickets: Online for Redding or call box office at 530-243-8877. Online for Chico or call box office at 530-898-6333 Click here for details of the concert. Last season's
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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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Governor's proposal would ruin First 5
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San Francisco's newly elected Supervisor Jane Kim is the cover girl on February's issue of KoreAm and "an unabashed policy wonk who conducts business in designer 4-inch heels and drives to appointments listening to old school hip-hop." Sounds cool, right? Not so cool is that Kim claims to be a patriot but re
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We are living in the age of Reagan, said presidential historian Douglas Brinkley at a panel discussing Ronald Reagan's legacy Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
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Gilda Chibante and Paul Williams, both of Redding, are engaged to be married at the Gaia Hotel in Anderson on Sept. 17, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Mandi Chibante, both of Gold Beach, Ore. She is attending the University of Phoenix and studying criminal justice administration. She is a parent partner f
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Kari Palmer and Charles Williams, both of Shasta Lake, are engaged to be married on a beach in Oahu, Hawaii on April 25, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of William and Sandy Palmer, both of Redding. She is a 1990 graduate of Central Valley High School in Shasta Lake. She earned her registered nursing degree from Shas
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Kaci Gurrola of Cottonwood and Matt Norene of Anderson are engaged to be married at Sierra Nevada Brewery Co. in Chico on March 26, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of Rick and Angie Gurrola, both of Cottonwood. She graduated from West Valley High School in Cottonwood and attended Shasta College in Redding. She plans
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Chloe Lugg of Cottonwood and Jacob Moore of Oak Harbor, Wash. are engaged to be married at All Saints Episcopal Church in Redding on April 2, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mark and Debbie Lugg of Cottonwood. She is a graduate of American Christian Academy in Cottonwood. She attended Shasta College in Redding an
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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 and under se
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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.
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Monica Short and Joshua Fugitt, both of Chico, are engaged to be married at TBS Ranch in Palo Cedro on July 10, 2011.The bride-elect is the daughter of Nolda and Ken Short, both of Redding. She is a 2007 graduate of Shasta High School in Redding. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in business administration at CSU Chic
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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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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.
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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.
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Q: I recently had a wonderful opportunity to accompany a friend to the 2010 Goodale Buck Hunt (G3) in the Owens Valley. It was great to see so many mature bucks in California! However, we noticed many large four-point bucks had broken antlers. Some actually had one complete side broken or partially broken. It appeared that
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Search teams near Ball Mountain in Siskiyou County found a Montague man Saturday who had been missing since Tuesday.
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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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Something different for this weekend....since the Super Bowl XLV 2011 is going to be the highlight this weekend, we thought we'd add this entertainment for those not watching the Superbowl. These are all the commercials that will be playing during the Football game tomorrow. Some are live right now and some will be live as
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In 1911: The Shasta County Farmers Protective Association took a stand against the Balaklala Mine smelter because the company apparently allowed gasses and solids into the atmosphere, violating the order of the court. Hundreds attended a meeting and sought grounds to bring suit against the mine.
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Howard “Luke” Lucas is owner and director of the Mt. Lassen Art Center. A current member of Redding Salon, North Valley Art League and the Society of Western Artists, he actively exhibits fine art at Redding Civic Center , Shasta Regional Medical Center, Shingletown Medical Center, Open Studios, ArtHop, Scott Valley Ban
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, ANewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party Live Music by Shasta Blues Revue Extended Reception for "Conditions of the Heart" Shasta High School Advanced Students Group Show Vintage Wine Bar Late-Night Menu What: ArtHop After-Party Where: Vintage Wine Bar & R
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If it were 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
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Every month, David Brown of Redding writes a $167 check to his landlord, although many of his neighbors pay $500 a month for a virtually identical apartment.
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RED BLUFF — Mark Neebling says it may sound "goofy," but he'll never forget his childhood introduction to the McGlynn Pool.
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Q: Dear Monty, Please settle an argument regarding a law that allows police officer to break the law. My friend says such a law exists and I say it does not. Below is what got the argument started.
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TRACK AND FIELD CAMPS
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I made a goof up in last week's article where I indicated that there was no size limit to bass in Lake Shasta. It was respectfully called to my attention that the size limit for bass was 12 inches. And the page references were supplied to me. After considerable searching, I found at the bottom of Page 15 then on to the
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If I remember the moment right, my pen was shaking a little bit as I wrote out my thoughts. The quoted words below, which ended up initiating a column last winter about my once-in-a-lifetime expedition to South America, are haunting me just a little bit today: "My head is still spinning. The experience has not yet sunk
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The Red Hawks were ready to deliver an upset.
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Four years ago, Rachelle Russell left Cottonwood to attend William Jessup University.
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The Shasta College softball team opened its 2011 season with a win and then a fall-from-ahead loss on Saturday.
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The warm colors of a sunset. The bruised sky of a thunderstorm off in the distance. A deer calmly enjoying a snack. These images are among the many that north state residents share with others on Redding.com.
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Customers at several local businesses can donate $1 this month to the Shasta Family Justice Center as part of the center's Empowering Families campaign.
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Shasta County's district attorney's office wants to hand off the new Shasta Family Justice Center to a nonprofit.
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Dear Babe: I have a 14x18 sheet that advertises the first game of the 1955 World Series between the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees. It has a team photo of the Dodgers and lists the starting pitchers as (Don) Newcombe and (Whitey) Ford.— D.P., Redding"This is a fake. It is a fantasy piece — something t
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At least 600 people went to Central Valley High School in Shasta Lake on Saturday to honor humanity for the eighth annual Multicultural Celebration.
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More than three years after Siskiyou County planners first warned a Mount Shasta man that he could face fines if he didn't stop his gravel operation on Black Butte, the issue grinds on.
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Redding police arrested five people Friday night at a Redding apartment after a search led officers to believe three children were in danger.
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When the Green Bay Packers made it into the NFC championship game against the Chicago Bears, Redding resident Kasey Williams just knew they would win and go to the Super Bowl.
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Births — January 2011
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What: Mercy Regional Cancer Center and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center offer Women’s Health Symposium When: Feb 9, 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Redding Cost: No charge Plan now to attend a stimulating reception and lecture with leading medical professionals who will share the lat
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Anti-drunken driving campaigns in Shasta and Tehama counties began their Super Bowl crackdown Friday.
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Talk about a business turning lemons into lemonade.
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As you read this you may be getting ready for America's biggest unofficial holiday, Super Bowl Sunday. This year is Super Bowl "45." The name "Super Bowl" was initiated in 1970, after three AFC-NFC Championship games, so one could argue that it is actually Super Bowl "42." It might be of intere
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This article discusses a few of the top 10 estate planning mistakes we tend to see in the estate planning community. These are mistakes I see people make unwittingly, which can be avoided with proper estate planning techniques. I recently read a report that suggested that only about 20 percent of the population has a formal
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How do you find the perfect Valentine's Day gift for that special someone in your life?
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The newsletter of Nature's Nexus, a collective on Hartnell Avenue in Redding, opens a window on the difficulties of doing business in a still-gray market. You might be kosher with the police chief, but just try to find a banker....
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More evidence that our real estate market has gone to pot....An acquaintance directed me to this listing in the latest Nickel classifieds: "215 MARIJUANA parcel, 2.5 acre single wide mobile, Cottonwood area, $85,000 owner will carry, 530-528-1000"...
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That is all. Where are the aerodynamic Freightliners of yore? These boxy diesel engines have the grace of any industrial machinery where form follows function, but they could use a little more style.
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Search teams near Ball Mountain in Siskiyou County this afternoon found a Montague man who had been missing since Tuesday.
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He was sent to the West by the federal government in 1872 to find the best location for the establishment of the first federally owned and operated fresh water salmon fish hatchery. He traveled here from the East with...
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Redding police Friday night arrested five people at a Redding apartment after a search led officers to believe three children were in danger.
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This home is a survivor. Click here to a
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All complaints about Mediators, Judges, Therapists etc. need to be filed now. you can find out how at the "CPPA" meetings every Tuesday at 6 pm at the "Neighborhood Church."We want to coordinate all members new and standing this Tuesday February 8th and get all the complaints filled out and sent or handed in.We
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The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Redding area from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.
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What an enjoyable night at the annual Redding Chamber of Commerce Awards function, Chamberee. Held at the Win River Casino Grand Ballroom, the room was filled with community supporters to recognize the outstanding volunteers and businesses in Redding. This was the 10th Chamberee that I have attended, and this one was as enj
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From a letter to the editor by Fred Boest of Red Bluff, opposing state subsidies for county fairs: Shasta County is obligated for $35,000 for a Charley Daniels concert. Hey! If Charley can't generate enough ticket sales to pay his...
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No word on whether he lives in the north state. From the press release by Image Comics: Based on a character conceived of by Ziggy Marley... MARIJUANAMAN promises to shatter all expectations -- this is not the comic you...
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"I like to think they are shy," David Walther tells me, speaking of his beloved hellebores. David is co-owner of Spring Fever Nursery in Yankee Hill with his wife Cathy. "Many varieties of hellebores have flowers that face downward because, as winter bloomers, they are trying to protect their pollen from wind and rain and s
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A man who came to Redding 47 years ago to run the town's only local TV station found himself back in the spotlight Friday night.
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Nearly a month after the state's new governor announced that budget cuts could mean park closures, there is still no word on which might be targeted, though there are hints that north state facilities could be among them.
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By noon on Friday more than 50 children from low-income and uninsured households had walked out of the Shasta Community Health center in downtown Redding with fresh new smiles.
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Local hospital officials, unlike some others in the state, say they have no immediate plans to implement a system that allows patients to schedule an appointment to enter an emergency room.
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In 1911: The Fay brothers of Sacramento, who were furnishing a new river freight boat service, planned to send their steamer Weitchpec out from Sacramento with freight for Red Bluff and way landings along the way. Freight was to be received at Sacramento daily up to 3 p.m. of the day of shipment.
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The Tehama County Coroner's Office on Friday identified the woman who died early Thursday after being hit by a truck as she walked in the northbound Interstate 5 slow lane.
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The Sierra-Cascade Logging Conference is coming again to Redding.
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Trinity County, devastated by a smoky summer resulting from hundreds of north state wildfires, will get $2 million to help pay for some of its losses.
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The Economic Development Corp. of Shasta County will host a Shasta Enterprise Zone tax credit workshop at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
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Shasta County is not plotting huge complexes of low-income apartments in the decidedly country towns of Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills.
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What a difference a couple of years can make. It seems an eon ago now; guess that's why they call it "Internet time."
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Fairs ought to pay their own expenses
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Farmer: "It's time, plant your snap peas."
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The following two concerns were written by two different readers, but they are similar in nature and I thought we could answer them together.
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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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Redding Mayor Missy McArthur is crusading against Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to stuff local redevelopment dollars into the state budget's $24 billion deficit.
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Cane berries grow enthusiastically and produce prolifically. Gardeners who dabble in them should get plenty of plump, juicy fruits for cobblers, pies and jams — or to eat out of hand.
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Hornets edge rival Shasta, 53-51
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Every year it seems that National Signing Day, the first day when prospective college football recruits can sign, gets bigger and bigger.
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The Liberty Christian boys basketball team defeated Redding Christian 69-42 on Friday.
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ANDERSON — The Falcons learned firsthand what happens when you underestimate your opponent.
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Question: Congress recently considered abolishing certain long-standing tax deductions from personal income tax. Should deductions to religious institutions have been one of them?
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The Shasta College baseball team shut out De Anza College 8-0 on Friday, giving the Knights a 2-0 record in their young season.
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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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