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March 10th, 2011

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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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Agency: Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
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A group forming to oppose efforts to explore a city charter for Redding rallied in front of City Hall during today's afternoon commute.
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What: Family 2nd Saturday: Discover Your Local, National and State Parks When: Saturday (March 12), 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; children’s book author Mike Graf at 11 a.m. Where: Turtle Bay Exploration Park Our unique area is blessed with beautiful national and state parks that are easy to access and amazing to explore. Come
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Horizon Air is pulling out of Redding.
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Lee Seely, Redding
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Sylvia Lang, Redding
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Obama's Social Security hoax
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RPD veteran's quick responseis a life-saver
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The driver of a pickup led Anderson police officers and Shasta County sheriff’s deputies on a chase this afternoon that police say reached speeds greater than 90 mph.
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My article today about short sales might have given the impression that these transactions won't hurt your credit. From the article: "Short sales allow troubled borrowers to dodge the hit to their credit scores that would c
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A misdemeanor count of public intoxication has been dismissed against a Shasta County woman who was at the center of a 2004 murder that saw her two sons sentenced to life in prison.
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Human remains were discovered Wednesday in the Sacramento River. At around 10:30, a fisherman was just down-river from the North Market Street Bridge when he spotted the skeletal human remains. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Department launched a boat and recovered the remains. The Coroner’s Office has determine
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Siskiyou County authorities are looking for new leads in a cold case. A six-thousand dollar reward is being offered by secret witness for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the people involved in the disappearance of Kimberlie Kantonen. The 19-year-old woman was last seen in the Hornbrook area on March
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Just a few years after the environmental zealots at the Center for Biological Diversity sued to force protection of the green sturgeon, whose spawning waters in California run right up the Sacramento River to little old Redding -- and whose...
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Three people are behind bars following a search in Corning. Local, State and Federal agencies executed a search warrant in the four-thousand block of Columbia Avenue Wednesday. During a search of a cab-over camper on the property, Agents reportedly found over 45 grams of Methamphetamine, scales, packaging material and a
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At least, that's what will happen to the state, counties and cities if the pension fund follows through with an actuarial recommendation to trim its projected earnings. Public-pension maven Ed Mendel has the skinny: CalPERS actuaries are recommending a small...
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WILLOWS - The criminal trial of a Redding woman accused of having sexual relations with an Orland High School wrestler and sending sexually explicit text messages to at least one other was postponed today in Glenn County Superior Court, a court spokeswoman said.
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An aural reminder of how dangerous it can be on the mean streets of Redding. From the Redding Peace Officers' Association web site:...
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A $6,000 reward has been posted in connection with the 1989 disappearance and possible murder of a Siskiyou County woman.
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1. Sock Hop and Ice Cream Social 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the Atrium at the Market Street Promenade. Includes ice-cream making contest (pre-register at Leatherby’s), dancing to the oldies, presentations by “Happy Days: The Musical” cast, swing dancing lessons, toy building, family portraits, face painting, food v
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Artist Lynda Nolte, a Fresno native, made her way to the north state nine years ago when her husband accepted a job at Shasta College. The couple met when Lynda, a naturalist park ranger, worked in Yosemite and Kings Canyon National Parks. Her artistic passions developed as a child were nurtured when she studied art and des
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Todd Cogle has been eating at Señor Rosas, off Eureka Way in west Redding, for close to 20 years – first as a student at nearby Shasta High and now as a Redding police officer. Two or three times a week, during a break on his 2 p.m.-to-midnight patrol shift, Cogle grabs a burrito or an order of fish tacos.
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• Music Series Starts • It’s St. Patrick’s Day – Drink Beer • “Flight Night” • Weekend Getaway • Head for the Hills • Wine Round-up
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Redding’s lawns are notoriously thirsty. On a hot summer day, the typical home uses enough water to fill 19 55-gallon drums, with the bulk of the water used to irrigate lawns.
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Ben Day said there’s something cool about getting to act cool, and what could be cooler than being The Fonz?
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Word making the e-mail circles is that a protest, organized by the 5 Counties Central Labor Council, (never mind that bit; see below) will push back against the charter-city idea in front of City Hall this afternoon, before this evening's...
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This photo was taken around 1915 and shows both Gladstone Mine "mansions" and other buildings associated with the mine operations. Mine owner I. O. Jillson commissioned world famous architect Gustave Stickley, father of the American Arts & Crafts movement, to...
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"...anyone who has sat at the bedside of a seriously ill or recently bereaved loved one knows the toll involved in devoting singular attention to the needs of another suffering person".
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Ordinary citizens can play an extraordinary role in the community by serving on the Shasta County Grand Jury--the watchdog over local government. A gratifying year is spent by 19 volunteers who investigate actions of local government entities, report on those investigations, and make recommendations for positive change. Now
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Westside Performing Arts Company, a non-profit professional performing arts company and an auxiliary of the Shasta County Arts Council, is preparing for its fourth year of musical theatre instruction.
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The Gaia Hotel was transformed into a beautiful “Moroccan Nights” venue when the Educational Foundation of University Preparatory School (UPREP) held its 3rd Annual Auction/Dinner event Saturday evening.
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A new community health clinic is now providing comprehensive, affordable dental care to patients of all ages.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 35 degrees. Skies: Foggy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 70 inches at base, 109 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, 18 gro
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A north state man accused of resisting arrest after a U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer went to his Chico home in February 2010 to warn him against posting advertisements for his business on a Forest Service bulletin board was acquitted Wednesday by a U.S. magistrate judge in Redding.
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I don't want to be a capricious critic on this topic, but I'm going to start this missive out by saying: Today's gas strike will not work.While I am wholly supportive of Americans coming together at a grassroots level to do something about fuel costs skyrocketing toward five dollars per gallon, simply not pu
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We love to show bank owned multifamily 1 – 4 units. Investors can buy these income p
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Here’s the latest crop of Freddie Mac foreclosed homes that will be coming up for sale soon. They are not yet priced, but if you have an interest in any of these we can get you more information. Property Status: PRE-LISTING Address City County St Bed Bath Zip Code: 96003 1729 MARIGOL
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Rain should soak Redding and the north state today with a blanket of snow expected to cover the higher elevations of Shasta County, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Snow levels should be above the 4,500 to 5,500-foot levels. Today’s high temperature in Redding should be around 56 degrees, a
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LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK -- A lengthy environmental review process is underway for an extensive project to replace the aging utility infrastructure at the historic park headquarters in Mineral. The current utility system – which encompasses power, water, wastewater, propane gas, and telecommunications – is “antiq
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The Foothill High School boys basketball team has gotten used to playing Northern California playoff games at home.
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The Shasta Family Justice Center (SFJC) will host a Sock Hop and Ice Cream Social in the Atrium at the Market Street Promenade in Redding this Saturday, March 12, 2011 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Tickets cost $5 and kids under 10 years old are free.  Tickets can be purchased at Leatherby’s Family Creamery [...]
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Actor Andy Rooney testified to Congress last week that he was financially abused by a family member. Both famous and ordinary seniors can become victims of physical, financial and emotional abuse. Fortunately, Adult Protective Services (APS) is available to help. The APS in Shasta County provides services and assistance to
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Being healthy is related to eating nutritiously. Long-term healthy eating comes from viewing the foods you eat as an enjoyable source of nutrition. That's why it's important to eat only foods that you like.
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of O+ and O- blood.
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Let me set this straight: I love milk. I've been drinking it since I was a kid and ice cream just would not be the same without it. But as a dermatologist, I've come to recognize that the white nectar is problematic for the skin.
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Kent Dagg never lost reputation
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According to the latest census figures, Shasta County's 177,223 residents (as of April of last year) amount to a barely one-twentieth of 1 percent of the nation's population. But, by one measure, the county has a full tenth of its giving spirit.
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One of the odder exchanges I've ever seen during a congressional hearing involved Attorney General Eric Holder, Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith, and the phrase "radical Islam."
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Perhaps the most impressive individual performance at this year's Northern Section basketball championships came from Trinity senior Justin Jeangerard, who used his all-around game to lift the Wolves to a Division V championship over Liberty Christian on Friday at Chico State.
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The Shasta High School baseball team dropped its season opener, falling 8-4 to Lassen at home on Wednesday.
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It seemed like the talent was getting better and records have been trending upward the past few years.
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All this talk of new census data and decennial political reapportionments has had me staring a lot the past few days at the Shasta County Board of Supervisors' district map and wondering if it makes much sense. Broadly speaking, the...
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The Redding police officer wounded Monday by a gunman following a deadly traffic stop on South Market Street was identified Wednesday as eight-year RPD veteran Russell Veilleaux.
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A two-month string of rising foreclosure activity in Shasta County was snapped in February.
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California's budget crisis may force north state veterans to wait a little longer for the much anticipated opening of the Northern California Veterans Home in Redding.
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Shasta Regional Medical Center's owners have hired a PR firm to defend their image in the wake of allegations they may be over-reporting rates of blood poisoning and senior malnutrition cases to get more money from the Medicare system.
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Redding real estate broker Doug Juenke admittedly was doing it wrong.
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Shasta County planning commissioners today will consider granting a use permit for a 120-foot radio tower in Burney that would go up near the controversial wind turbines that some residents said ruined their rural town's skyline.
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Students take local product to marketing event
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Fifteen years ago, Joanne Tippin, a registered dietitian, noticed an increasing number of her patients showing symptoms of diabetes and pre-diabetes.
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A 3-year-old boy who shot himself Feb. 13 at his great-grandfather's home outside Shingletown is more severely injured than previously thought, his mother said Wednesday.
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Two drivers led local law enforcement officers on separate car chases Wednesday afternoon in the Redding area.
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In 1911: The pathetic sufferings of Vern Hughes, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hughes of Redding, had been unable to lie down for a whole year for fear of strangulation. The parents and their son left this city Tuesday for Sacramento, where he will be operated upon by a throat specialist.
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A Redding man found a body Wednesday morning while fishing in a secluded spot on the Sacramento River.
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Building permit valuation is rising
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Too old for this but it sure looks fun. This guy's got all the gear....
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I used to work with a woman I'll call M. M was probably about 10 years older than me, so let's say she was born in 1946.When M was 16 - 1962 - she was unmarried and pregnant and poor. A woman she knew asked her if she would like to earn some money by helping her at a party she was giving, serving appetizers, cle
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I never thought I'd be linking to a colon-cancer-screening PSA, but Redding's own Jesse Rosten gives me good reason to do so....
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Jim Stoll, Redding
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Delusions of the politically correct
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Honor comes from those who know service
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At last week's Redding City Council priority-setting meeting, residents of Hawley Road --- the stub at the north end of Churn Creek Road -- as well as the residents of new neighborhoods along Churn Creek got the bad news that...
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A Redding man found a body this morning while fishing in a secluded spot on the Sacramento River.
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Tehama County drug task force agents today arrested three people and seized methamphetamine and cash in Corning.
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Fire crews have extinguished a fire reported on the 12000 block of Witch Way off Oasis Road in far north Redding.
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How do I respond to having a little extra cash? In these tough times, with the price of gas skyrocketing, economics uncertain you would think I’d sit on it but I am buying books. I somehow fell into a recalling of the glory of BiBa and had to have a closer look. First frank and [...]
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Two drivers led local law enforcement officers on separate car chases this afternoon in the Redding area.
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A new community health clinic is now providing comprehensive, affordable dental care to patients of all ages. Rolling Hills Clinic is a state-of-the-art dental clinic offering family and pediatric dentistry, periodontal care, implants, walk-in service for urgent dental care, and more. An experienced staff of pediatric den
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man shot and killed by a Redding Police Officer earlier this week, and R-P-D has released the names of the involved Officers. A traffic stop was conducted Monday morning on a Pontiac Grand Am with three occupants: 54-year-old Jose Venavides and two juveniles. Th
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are dainty, haunting and tantalize. NotesShe mumbles in the affirmative, as to her presence in the classroom and raises the immediate attention - and ire - of her teacher.“Emma Anne Curtis is that g
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A man who stepped in to help a domestic violence victim was stabbed Tuesday night in Redding. Just after Six O’clock, Officers were called to the corner of Westside Road and Buenaventura Boulevard for a reported stabbing. Once on scene, they found 28-year-old William Glore on the ground bleeding. Glore told Officer
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It’s doubtful that anybody in Redding has failed to notice, but the new Cypress Avenue Bridge is complete. just a few finishing touches are being done in preparation for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 24th. The project to replace Redding’s primary river-crossing began four years and 62-million
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A 27-year-old Redding man was apprehended after a police pursuit Tuesday night. At around 11:15, Redding Police Officers on Bechelli Lane near Leila Avenue spotted a 1996 Toyota Corolla being driven erratically, and with no headlights. A traffic stop was attempted, but the car reportedly sped away, then turned east on Cy
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A prior-strike felon apparently didn’t make an effort to work with the system in Tehama County, so the system has worked him over. Alejandro Maximino Sanchez was the target of a drug investigation when Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at his home with a search warrant last January. They located Methamphetamine and
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A particularly lousy house guest is in Siskiyou County Jail for allegedly terrorizing his hosts. Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies were called at around 7 O’clock Tuesday night to a house in Montague. After a brief investigation, Deputies determined that 26-year-old Jack Huffman Junior had become irate after
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Here's a link to psychologist Doug Craig's Sunday morning radio show this week -- on understanding and managing chronic anger. Some good insights and tips and reading material. And you don't need to pay his usual hourly fee....
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The identities of the two Redding police officers who were involved in Monday's fatal shooting of a Redding man on South Market Street were released this morning by the Redding Police Department.
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A Redding city charter that would scale back prevailing-wage rules is at the moment just a notion that's been discussed, and is far from going on the ballot, let alone being approved by the voters (a necessity for any charter),...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 31 degrees. Skies: Foggy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 70 inches at base, 109 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, 21 g
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He writes about them in his regular letter to the Shasta Builders' Exchange membership here....
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Great story in today's paper about a proposed park at French Gulch on the former Gladstone Mine property. There's tons of history out there, that's for sure. The photo shows the company-owned cabins for married couples that once stood beside...
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Who are you sexually attracted to? What is it about someone that draws you in? What if you lived in a society that told you your sexual preference was unacceptable and you had to, by law, choose the other sex for your relationships? Could you do it simply because it's what society expects? Ignorance and [...]
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UCLA's Anderson Forecast on California's business environment is good news for Stillwater Business Park. The quarterly report, which was featured in today's paper, says the Golden State's regulations aren't necessarily killing off business and motivating companies to flee for states like Texas. No, the Lo
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... but if I were, I'd think this is a sign it's time to sell. The AP reports, in an item published in today's paper, that "the little guy is back" in the stock market: CHICAGO (AP) -- As...
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A 21-year-old Redding man suspected of stabbing another man Tuesday evening with an 8-inch knife was arrested early this morning by police.
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The membership of the Shasta Association of Realtors were pleased to have guest speaker Bob Angulo on March 2, 2011. Bob is the real estate fraud investigator for the DA. He was here to discuss the various investigations underwa
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This one once listed for $439K. Slightly over 2.5 acres of horse property with a well equipped 4 stall barn in desirable Palo Cedro. We don’t often feature manufa
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Our dear friend and musical mentor, Nick Ciampi, will be rocking Vintage in Downtown Redding this Saturday night, at the ArtHop After-Party. Nick plays the folk rock tunes you know by heart and a huge selection of his original tunes. In addition to being an all-around wonderful guy, Nick is also an inventor, music
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A Redding man was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of vehicle theft and other criminal charges after trying to elude police officers, police said this morning.
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Partly sunny skies with a high temperature near 65 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast for today, but rain is almost certain to fall here on Thursday, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Thursday’s high temperature should be near 59 degrees. Although forecasters say tomorrow’s rain s
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The story of the broken family court system is huge news, the kind of news that could make a journalism career yet even though they have all been contacted locally; the Record Searchligt, Channel 7, channel 12/ 24 and local blogs etc. they will have nothing to do with it.Recently, Marin and Sacramento courts wer
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Congratulations to the nearly 700 runners who competed in last Saturday’s Nor-Cal John Frank Memorial 10-, 3- and 1-mile races on the Sacramento River bike path in Redding. Congrats also to everyone who competed in the Frosty Fun Runs series, which concluded with the Nor-Cal event. The low-key but still competitive fun ru
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Click here for a Press Release from the Redding Police Department regarding the Officer Involved Shooting.
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Due to mechanical problems, regular Record Searchlight deliveries could be delayed until 7:30 a.m. today.
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I love to bake, but I'm trying to control my weight. Any ideas? Fat ensures that your baked goods are moist and tender, but you can dial it down and still make them delectable with a few basic swaps.
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The biggest myth about labor unions is that unions are for the workers. Unions are for unions, just as corporations are for corporations and politicians are for politicians.
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In government, the trust that transparency fosters is its own reward — even if it doesn't make a dollar's worth of difference to the outcome.
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Science Bowl is tale worth telling
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PALO CEDRO — Turns out it was Black and Red Tuesday.
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The Anderson High School girls basketball team fell to Marin Catholic 60-30 in a Northern California Division IV first-round playoff game on Tuesday.
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The Sun Oaks Aquatics of Redding (SOAR) swim team finished fifth at the Sierra Nevada Junior Olympics short-course championships at Solano College over the weekend.
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SHASTA LAKE — The Northern Section has one less team in the hunt for a state title.
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So much for any negative Patriots hangover over a tough section final loss.
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COTTONWOOD — The performing arts center at West Valley High School was transformed Tuesday into a real-life courtroom, complete with a Shasta County Superior Court judge, bailiffs, a prosecutor and a public defender.
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Before purchasing a 365-acre parcel of land in French Gulch three years ago, Steven Walker of Placerville, a self-proclaimed "history nut," dived into historical archives to discover the area used to be a town called Jillsonville centered around one of the most successful gold mines in Shasta County.
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In 1911: Miss Ida Alexander and Miss E. Kellogg, the two intrepid women trappers who came to Hayfork three weeks ago to search the Trinity wilds for zoological specimens for the state university, made an unexpected find along a mountain trail. They came across the dead body of Charles Douglas, an Indian aged 90 years who ha
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Two girls suffered major injuries Tuesday afternoon after their go-kart overturned in Cottonwood.
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Who do unions serve? Themselves
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Brian Martin, Redding
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Redistricting panel serves cause of trust
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Redding police responded this evening to a reported stabbing at a gas station.
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Mark Bittman has stopped writing his normal recipe column in the NY Times in favor of more in-depth pieces about things like sustainable agriculture and how McDonald's managed to make a bowl of oatmeal unhealthy.But he recently wrote a very good column about how to make four basic kinds of soup, so I am putting
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Two Redding residents are among 20 finalists nationwide for Citizen Service Before Self Honors, a congressional medal called the most prestigious civilian award in America. Fred Salanti, founder of the Missing in America Project, and Debbie Allen, who has influenced state legislation and educated hundreds of children about
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The five actors in the cast of Shasta College’s new spring play “Circle Mirror Transformation” could each probably teach acting at the Redding junior college. That might be part of the point. Shasta theater instructor Robert Soffian occasionally gathers a skilled community cast and directs a dynamic ...
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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 — The ramps are all open again and anglers are headed back out. Hit the inflows in areas such as the Bailey Creek Flats, the east shore, and around Prattville. From the bank, float a p
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What: An ice cream making contest, hosted by the Shasta Family Justice Center and Leatherby’s Family Creamery When: March 12, 6 p.m. Where: Inside the Atrium at the Market Street Promenade Are you an ice cream maker? Enter your best flavor in the Shasta Family Justice Center & Leatherby’s Family Creamery Ice Cream
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Two girls suffered major injuries this afternoon after their go-kart overturned in Cottonwood.
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On a cold, slick morning that promised to bring yet another snowfall to Redkey, Ind., I put on most of what I’d packed in my suitcase and skated off to face a seriously cute firing squad otherwise known as the children of Redkey Elementary.
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The man fatally shot during a traffic stop Monday in south Redding was identified this afternoon as 54-year-old Jose Venavides of Redding, who has "an extensive criminal history," Shasta County Sheriff's Captain Jeff Foster said. UPDATE, March 10: Today, the Redding Police Department has named the two officers involved in t
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The man shot and killed Monday by a Redding police officer was identified this afternoon as being Jose Venavides, 54, of Redding.
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I recently was overcome with the urge to purchase a chub of "Liverwurst" as I was browsing through the Deli section at my local Mart.  Quickly pounced on by (family) observers, I was besotted with questions (?); What is that? Why would you eat it?  To wit I could only respond, uhm, well, I don't know?
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The Washington, D.C.-based Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation has selected Redding’s Debbie Allen and Fred Salanti as two of 20 finalists for the prestigious Citizen Service Before Self Honors award.
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Residents of a Bella Vista neighborhood with damaged roads voted 29 to 8 to increase their taxes to repair these roads.
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A woman accused of stealing millions of dollars from a Red Bluff logging company has taken a plea agreement. Cheryl Lynn Holder was the long-time office manager for John Wheeler Logging. She was arrested on January 6th of last year, and released on a quarter-million dollar bond a week later. The company’s board of
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Fire gutted the garage of a residence in east Redding. At 1:13 Monday afternoon, Redding Fire responded to the structure fire, located just off School Street, almost across the street from Fire Station #5. Deputy Chief Gerry Grey tells us there was little that firefighters could do to save the garage. Nobody was injured
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A Red Bluff man returned home from work Monday night on a sour note, discovering that someone had stolen three precious guitars from him. 46-year-old Derek Kilpatrick told Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies that sometime between 2:30pm and 10:30pm somebody entered his house in the 11000 block of Rawson Road through t
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We love to tour luxury homes on the agent caravan on Tuesdays. This home at 13457 Tierra Heights in north Redding is a beauty. Just a few years old, this 3461 sqft 3/3.5 is on .8 acre in the gated Tierra Heights neighborhood. Repres
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LegiStorm, a congressional watchdog, opens a window in a report out today about congressional staff bonuses -- and how some defeated members of Congress offered golden handshakes to their aides. Nearly 1 in 10 House members paid at least six-figure...
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A Sacramento man pleaded guilty today to two counts of arson for starting two separate fires on Oct. 21 that caused $55 million in damage to the Westfield Galleria Mall in Roseville and minor damage to a Sacramento County Wal-Mart on Antelope Road.
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A statewide Amber Alert has been issued after a man allegedly abducted his 8-month-old son from the mother's residence in Porterville in Southern California.
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Americans for Tax Reform -- Grover Norquist's anti-tax lobby -- is "robocalling" in the districts of what it apparently thinks are wobbly Republicans. The include, surprisingly enough, Jim Nielsen. From MarketWatch: Americans for Tax Reform, the influential conservative group headed...
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On your mortgage, that is. CoreLogic released a report today that shows nearly a quarter of U.S. borrowers in the fourth quarter of 2010 owed more on their mortgage than their house was worth. It's much worse in foreclosure-ravaged states like California and Arizona, where roughly half of all mortgages ar
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RED BLUFF - Three guitars, including a $1,500 Les Paul model, were reported stolen Monday from a Red Bluff home, Tehama County sheriff’s deputies reported today.
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Why do level-headed people who love their kids' teacher and wave high to the mailman every day get in a twist over public-employee unions? Because of stories like this: At a time when San Jose faces more than a $100...
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RED BLUFF - Tehama County sheriff’s deputies are continuing to investigate today the theft of a small safe, copper wiring, survey equipment and a computer hard drive from a Red Bluff business
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 28 degrees. Skies: snow flurries Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 70 inches at base, 109 inches at top New snow overnight: Trace amounts New snow during the past 24 hours: Trace amounts Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine gro
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A July 26 trial date was set this morning in Shasta County Superior Court for a 26-year-old Redding man accused of twice running down a man in downtown Redding and driving away.
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Most of the land along the creeks in the Cottonwood area have by now been nearly all taken up and occupied by farmers. 61 homesteads have been claimed on the three branches of Cottonwood Creek. W. S. Knott, an employee...
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Sitting here typing this update, I am really kind of bummed. Honey Bandit has avoided getting cast for almost one week. It was his longest span of not getting stuck. Then, just 10 minutes ago, HB got himself stuck in...
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Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski, in remarks in Redding Sunday, wisely warned about posting private stuff on the Internet. He has some personal experience that he failed to disclose in his talk to an ACLU gathering. Seems that in 2009...
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This one looked familiar. It had been previously listed as a bank owned 1243 sqft 3/2 with hardwood floors through another agent, but apparently Fannie Mae decided to try a different agent. Hm, you know what they say, there’s no loyalty
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Partly sunny skies are in Redding’s weather forecast for today, but there’s also a 30 percent chance of rain, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature should be near 58 degrees, while tonight’s low should dip to around 44 degrees. Mostly sunny skies, as well as a high
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Citizens should listen to Lopey
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We humans change our technology. Then it returns the favor. That caution was at the heart of a talk on technology, privacy and the law that Judge Alex Kozinski, chief judge of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, delivered in Redding this weekend at an American Civil Liberties Union event.
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Go online today and buy a book or DVD from an independent California-based seller on Barnesandnoble.com and you will pay a bit of sales tax. Buy the same book from Amazon.com and you won't.
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The road to Arco Arena for the prep basketball state championship begins today.
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The Shasta High School boys golf team finished fifth out of 10 teams in the Chico Invitational at Butte Creek Golf Course on Monday.
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A Shasta High School teacher accused of fondling one of his students had his Monday settlement conference in Shasta County Superior Court postponed until April 11.
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Real Living Real Estate Professionals will host a home buyers' clinic at 11 a.m. on Saturday.
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Saying he's innocent until proven guilty, Charles David Berlinghoff will get to test that long-held principle of justice beginning in August.
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Separate fires destroyed mobile homes in South Redding Monday morning and Shingletown Sunday night, and another blaze caused $35,000 in damage Monday afternoon to an Enterprise neighborhood home.
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Would you be willing to provide a safe, nurturing home to a crape myrtle, alder, dogwood or redbud?
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A settlement may be near in the case of a Burney woman who was convicted in 2004 of murdering her husband in 1992 only to see her conviction overturned last year by an appellate court.
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Residents of a Bella Vista neighborhood today will ask Shasta County supervisors to support a petition to increase their taxes to fix the area's weathered roads.
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A Redding police officer was shot and the suspect in the shooting was fatally wounded by another officer Monday after a traffic stop and the attempted arrest went awry.
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Siskiyou County ranchers and farmers, who say wardens already have threatened them with criminal prosecution if they don't obtain irrigation permits, may face even more intensive water restrictions in the months to come.
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Scene! — March 8, 2011
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From the clip... "The place you should study isn't the bust, it's the boom that should make you leary, that's the thrust of my theory" I look forward to reading Road to Serfdom....
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Twenty-five years ago, breakfast for me was either two cups of coffee, or two cups of coffee with a maple bar. At lunchtime, I’d grab a burger or a dog, usually accompanied by fries and a Coke. By mid-afternoon, my butt was dragging. This morning’s breakfast was two cups of coffee – plus unsweetened vanilla [...]
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Small farm program honors couple
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Talk about culture shock: Imagine young people immersed in a world without the Internet or video games, spending their days planting, weeding, composting, mucking out stables, clearing brush. Most are college age, taking breaks from their laptops and the lecture hall to go out and work in the dirt.
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Here are some myth-busting tips on saving gas in these times of rising pump prices. The skinny? Don't worry about running the air conditioner, forget about those additives, an
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Privacy? Thanks, but we're too busy updating our blogs
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Close loopholes
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Sharli Haines, French Gulch
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A Shasta High School teacher accused of fondling one of his students had his settlement conference postponed Monday in Shasta County Superior Court until April 11.
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It’s a Monday and a lovely one at that. The sun has been shining all day and I’ve got a really cool new project. I have been commissioned to create portrait dolls of three beautiful girls and their cousin. Another Etsian, one who happens to live in the same town, wants her daughters and niece [...]
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A settlement may be near in the case of a Burney woman who was convicted in 2004 of murdering her husband in 1992 only to see her conviction overturned last year by an appellate court.
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Saying he’s innocent until proven guilty, Charles David Berlinghoff will get to test that long-held principle of justice beginning in August.
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One man is dead and a Redding police officer is shot after a S. Market Street traffic stop led to a physical struggle and shooting late this morning, Shasta County Sheriff's Sgt. Dave Kent said today. The man was in a teal Pontiac Grand Am pulled over at S. Market Street and Elmwood Street, near the Good News Rescue ...
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A mobile home was destroyed by fire Monday morning in South Redding. Just after 9am, Redding Fire Crews were called to the Safari Mobile Home Park in the 22-hundred block of Jewell lane. According to Redding Fire Battalion Chief Shane Lauderdale, when firefighters arrived the home was 75 percent engulfed in flames. No on
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Red Bluff Police say two injured men discovered hiding in the bushes had attempted to attack a woman, and were repelled by two unknown samaritans. Just before 2 a-m Saturday morning, a fight was reported involving several people in the parking lot of the Riverside Bar and Grill. When Officers arrived, all they saw at fir
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It took the threat of a Police K-9 to root a man out of an attic in Anderson Sunday. Following anonymous tips, Anderson Police arrived just after Four O’clock Sunday afternoon to an apartment in the 26-hundred block of Alamo Drive looking for 29-year-old Adam Michaels and 22-year-old Megan Ebert, both of whom had m
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An unidentified man is dead after being shot by a Redding Police Officer. The suspect had reportedly fired on another Officer, wounding him in the arm. The suspect was being arrested following a traffic stop on South Market Street at Elmwood Street at around 11:30 Monday morning. During the arrest, the Officer noticed th
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One of the long-standing criticisms of California's redevelopment law is that it lets city officials declare almost any property to be "blighted" --- often including land that's never been subject to any development in the first place. But that's not...
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Q. Is the pursuit of wealth a bad thing? Ideally, lay Buddhists pursue and achieve wealth in accordance with right livelihood. Income obtained through theft, exploitation or any form of harming other people, other beings or the environment is not considered right livelihood. Exclusively selfish expenditures are not consider
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The Redding Peace Officers' Association would like to thank all of the allied agencies that responded to assist and support our members today when one of our officers was shot and another was forced to use deadly force to protect them both. Thankfully, our officer's injuries are not life-threatening. Thank you to all of the
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A man is dead and a Redding police officer was wounded in a shooting after a traffic stop in south Redding this morning.
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A fire destroyed a mobile home this morning in South Redding.
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Tobert Halvorson purchased five acres on both sides of East and South Streets in Redding in 1945. A natural spring and an Indian sweat lodge once occupied the site. Later, three shacks were built on the crest of the hill...
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Farmer, author and local food movement guru Joel Salatin likes to say of his Polyface Farms in western Virginia: "Our pigs have a great life - and one bad day." I was reminded of that whilst reading the chapter on...
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This 1981 built 3/2 is listed as 1648 sqft and has a detached 2 car garage on almost 1/3 acre. We see it once listed for $275K. Now, half off. Representing the seller, which is apparently Freddie Mac, is foreclosure listing agent Kevin Burns
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This home sits in a singular setting on a peninsula to itself, overlooking water. It’s been for sale since 2008, when it was listed for a hopeful $2.5M. Y
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Odds are pretty good that its going to rain this week in Redding and the north state. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers after 4 p.m. today, but the day should be mostly sunny, meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high should be near 59 degrees Winds will be between 7 and 11 mp
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What: The first Slide, Ride, Run & Glide Extreme Mobility Challenge When: April 17, 7 a.m. Where: Mt. Shasta Ski Park, Mount Shasta Cost: $75 per person or $250 per team of 4 Visit www.slideriderunglide.com for information and registration The Slide, Ride, Run and Glide Extreme Mobility Challenge is a new venue for a
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What: Happy Days When: March 17-20 and 25-26 Where: McLaughlin Theatre, Sequoia Middle School Cost: $15; tickets available here Goodbye gray skies, hello blue! Happy days are here again with Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and the unforgettable “king of cool” Arthur “The Fonz” Fonzarelli. Based on the hit Paramount Pict
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What: 7th Annual KIXE Mother-Daughter Tea Party When: May 1, 2 p.m. Where: Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs 100 Mercy Oaks Drive, Redding Cost: $25 per person. This open seating event is intended for young ladies, ages 5 to 105. This event has limited seating and sells out early. Purchase tickets at:  KIXE, 603 North Marke
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ASHLAND, Ore. -- First, let's lay it out in economic terms. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is doing something right. Even as the recession continues to squeeze the U.S. like a penny-pinching matron, our small-town neighbor to the north has seen two consecutive record-breaking seasons in ticket sales.  This trend-bucking
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If the American concept of responsive, representative government means anything, it's that bureaucracies don't have unchecked power. Unelected regulators and administrators answer to the legislative branch, which enacts the laws that they administer.
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There is a heated debate around the country and certainly in Washington, D.C., over the serious matter of our federal and state budgets, our economy and about jobs.
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"Our community will suffer less from potholes than from ignorance."
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Makaylah Fazzari is a 17-year-old senior at Shasta High School. She has been creating art since she was 2 years old, drawing amoebas. She excels in every medium she encounters, including clay and jewelry making. Makaylah hopes to attend an art college, study video game design and illustration and wander down the many artist
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, ANewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party featuring live music by Nick Ciampi Plus, an extended reception for Shasta High School's and Enterprise High School's group show featuring live music by Shasta and balloon chandeliers by Enterprise Vintage Wine Bar La
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Crews are battling a house fire tonight at Highway 44 and Midway Pines Drive in the Shingletown area.
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SHINGLETOWN - A Sunday night fire destroyed a mobile home and displaced a family of five, including three children, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said this morning.
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Austin Lobsinger relaxed a lot this year. It almost got him to the pinnacle of California's 215-pound wrestling bracket.
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When it comes to playoff seeding, it pays to win your section final. But, if you do lose the final, at least make sure it is to a strong team. That was the lesson gleaned from the release of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) state playoff brackets on Sunday.
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The Shasta College women's team placed second Saturday in track and field at the American River College Beaver Relays in Sacramento.
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Before miners start going for the gold in the hills west of French Gulch, their boss says they're doing all they can to make the Washington Mine green.
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Alex Kozinski, chief judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, discussed everything from blogging to phone-tapping Sunday afternoon at Sequoia Middle School in Redding.
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Redding sits at the back of the class in Chico State University's 2011 Economic Scorecard.
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Man arrested after car crashes into pole
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An Anderson man and woman were arrested Sunday night after an hourlong standoff at an apartment.
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Judges famously hate cameras in the court room. Judge Alex Kozinski, in Redding this afternoon at the invite of the local ACLU, doesn't like them at free public talks on public property either. At the end of a fascinating 40-minute...
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I promised myself I would not write anything about Charlie Sheen. Believe me, I have seen exactly the same thing at work for nearly 30 years, and it holds no charms for me, if in fact it ever did.And then Jon Carroll wrote this column in the SF Chronicle, and it pretty much sums up how I see it, only writ
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You could say the following story is practically worth its weight in gold. It's an excerpt from May Southern's scrapbooks on file at the Shasta Historical Society. May Southern was the daughter of pioneer Simeon Southern. Sims Road, Sims...
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Redding police arrested a man early this morning who they say crashed into a Redding Electric Utility power pole on Riviera Drive.
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Prepare for rain today in Redding and a high of about 55 degrees. Forecasters predict a 100 percent cahnce of precipitation today, and thunder is possible tonight after 10 p.m. Sunshine may return tomorrow, with a 30 percent chance of precipitation, mostly before 10 a.m.
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Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey.
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Despite criticism over worker benefits, data show contributions not blowing up budgets.By Kevin G. HallMcClatchy NewspapersWASHINGTON From state legislatures to Congress to tea party rallies, a vocal backlash is rising against what are perceived as too-generous retirement benefits for state and local
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Savanna Harter and Michael Kenyon, both of Redding, are engaged to be married July 16, 2011 at the Redding Elks Lodge in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Rick and Carol Harter of Redding. She is a 2007 Enterprise High School graduate and attended Shasta College. She works in Redding. Her fiancé is the son of Ka
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Dwain and Frankie Harty of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 26 at a dinner hosted by the Hartys and their children at Hilton Gardens in Redding. The couple were married Feb. 15, 1961, in Yreka. Frankie was still a senior at Shasta High School when they married. They eloped to Siskiyou County to get m
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Mandy Perez and Maurice Trusas, both of Redding, were married Oct. 2, 2010, at the Seascape Resort in Aptos. Russell Holpuch officiated. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Elizabeth Clapper of Burney. She is a 1995 graduate of Burney High School and earned an associate degree in dental hygiene. She works as a dental h
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It's March and the cruise season is off and swimming. Regardless if you're a landlubber or a seasoned cruise traveler, this and next week's column will offer tips for calmer seas.
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Valerie Workman and Chris McCormack are engaged to be married April 16, 2011, at the Families Ranch in Cottonwood. The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard and Staci Workman of Cottonwood. She is a 2001 graduate of Elsie Allen High School in Santa Rosa, and a 2008 graduate of Texas A&M University. She owns Homecraft
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Charlene Lamp and Chris Straub, both of Shingletown, are engaged to be married April 9, 2011, at the Eagle Room at Win River in Redding. The bride is the daughter of Ron Lamp. Her fiance is the son of Jim and Pat Straub.
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I read in the newspaper recently where cursive handwriting will no longer be part of the elementary curriculum in some urban school districts. At first, that seemed outrageous.
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Middle school Mathletes from north state schools competed in regional contests of the national Mathcounts Feb. 25 in Redding.
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Dear Straight Talk: If I could ask young people anything, I'd like to know what the fascination is with extreme sports. What is this fixation all about?
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Local musicians competed all day Feb. 26 in the 2011 Amateur Fiddle & Flatpick Contest in Redding.
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I love reading stories of women a little further down the road in their mothering journey than I am. I glean whatever I can from their experiences, taking mental notes of what I'd like to emulate or what I hope to never do myself.
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Do you have a closet full of discarded electronics, a garage teeming with pet projects your husband insists he'll "get to," or cupboards filled with toys the kids don't play with anymore? Do you ever feel like you're trapped in an episode of "Hoarders?"
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A gun-wielding madman who shattered lives in Arizona was the impetus for the left to demand an era of new civility. They claimed right-wing inflammatory rhetoric was responsible for the violence. However, the shooting was not rhetorically motivated. It was the tragic result of a young man's deranged psyche and the abjec
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"When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less," Humpty Dumpty told Alice in the children's classic "Through the Looking Glass." Humpty Dumpty was a talking egg in a Victorian storybook. He could just as easily have been a utility lawyer in 21st-century Californi
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Road extension offers relief
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Who cares about KIXE? Turns out a lot of us do!
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I think most people would agree that some of the more important goals of any estate plan should be avoiding family feuds and unnecessary court involvement, known as probate. By planning ahead you can minimize the risk of family feuds and keep your loved ones from spending unnecessary time and money often associated with th
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Whether it's to save money or to save the planet, more people are abandoning disposable plastic water bottles for a more permanent alternative. While the classic Nalgene plastic bottles are what many people envision when considering a reusable bottle, many are forgoing plastic altogether, opting instead for glass and st
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If you love to fish, would be totally excited about learning to fly fish, and you are ages 10 through 15, check out this opportunity.
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I was camped on a big gravel bar just below Johnson's Bar on the Lower Klamath River. It was early September and the steelhead were running. I had driven most of the night from Red Bluff to this lower end of the Klamath to fish for steelhead. I put my fly rods together, hurried out onto the riffle and started fishing.
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Stunning sunrises, sunsets and snow marked February in the north state.
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BAKERSFIELD — Austin Lobsinger relaxed a lot this year. It almost got him to the pinnacle of California’s 215-pound wrestling bracket.
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CHICO — A third straight meeting in the girls Division III finals did not go as planned for the Hornets on Saturday.
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Shasta County setto redraw lines
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Road crews will block lanes of Highway 44 where it passes below Interstate 5 during nights and early mornings for part of this week.
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Chances are you've never heard of a BubbaTub or a carbecue.
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Q: Monty, my wife and I enjoy your column. It is informative, insightful and often humorous. We have a few questions for you.
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Student at Pacheco ready for spelling bee
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It's midafternoon and Steve Dennis is finally sitting down to a bowl of soup after staying up half the night on a frost watch.
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RED BLUFF — Around the time he attended the groundbreaking for the Fish Passage Improvement Project, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's office issued a news release with the Council of Economic Advisors' estimate of how many jobs would be created: 1,200.
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Federal scientists literally have barred owls in their sights.
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Led by a pair of bagpipe players from the Jefferson Pipe Band, a march from Macy's to the center of the Mt. Shasta Mall kicked off the 13th Annual Multicultural Heritage Festival on Saturday.
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CHICO — One word describes the Falcons' late fourth-quarter surge for the Division IV championship — clutch.
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Nearly 500 runners competed in the 41st NorCal John Frank Memorial Run on Saturday along the Sacramento River Trail.
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CHICO — Section crown No. 2 almost didn't happen for the Cougars.
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Anderson is upset by Lassen
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Tom Vonderhaar is nervous.
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Dear Babe: I have a photo of Babe Ruth with three other men that I found in my late uncle's belongings and was wondering if you might be able to help me figure out who the other gentlemen are, what year it was taken and what kind of hats they are wearing. Were they from a branch of service or some sort of service club?&
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In 1911:An electric line was coming to Redding. The $25 million merger of the electric lines will comprise 500 miles of road extending from Oakland to Lakeport, Redding and Merced and is being financed by Boston operators. Seven suburban lines of Northern California will be merged in the new corporation.
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The Anderson Veterans Walk of Honor was the recipient of a special $10,000 grant award from the Redding Rancheria Community Fund tonight during its “A Year to Remember” dinner at the Win-River Casino Event Center. The Walk of Honor was one of 49 organizations being recognized by the Rancheria for “philanthropic excell
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A car knocked down a power pole and drove away this afternoon in Happy Valley.
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“Environmental Rescue,” a six-minute, locally made short film, did not get enough votes to crack the top 8 in the 48 Go Green online contest.
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Did you know that EPB -- the municipally owned electric utility for Chattanooga, Tenn., a city not all that much bigger than Redding -- offers its own broadband Internet service with speeds to the home of up to 1 gigabyte...
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One-way controlled traffic is being allowed this evening past a rock slide on Highway 36 in Trinity County about 7 miles west of the Shasta County line.
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CHICO — A third straight meeting in the girls Division III finals did not go as planned for the Hornets today.
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If you could confront the worst teacher you've ever had, what would you tell him or her? View 1973 Answers Don McGuire, roving music teacher who went to rural elementary schools one day a week. You know, threatening anyon
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From a Caltrans press release: "The California Department of Transportation will begin four construction projects on Interstate 5 through the Redding area this spring and summer. These projects are in addition to the construction project at the I-5/SR44 interchange." Details...
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Antone Nunes emigrated here from the Azores during the 1860s and squatted on a portion of the Rancho de Briesgau Mexican land grant beside Battle Creek. In 1866 he received legal title to the land he claimed. He later purchased...
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An article about the Nor-Cal Sports Show's 2011 Dutch Oven and barbecue cook-off at the Shasta District Fair grounds that appeared on Page 1B today incorrectly listed the cost to attend the event as free.
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In the form of summer stock theater at Bridge Bay Resort? I remember "Harvey" and other productions. This YouTube video recalls the 1962-63 season. The description: "...summer stock theatre followed at Bridgebay, California. Located on Shasta Lake... the summer...
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Forecasters are expecting chance of rain today for the Redding area.
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Pacific Heights doesn’t rise above the surrounding terrain, as the name would seem to imply. But it’s an upscale neighborhood of large and well appointed homes. The supplied image of the front of the home is cropped oddly, leading
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Oh wait, it says the guy that did this was homeless and as we all know with the money those people make off of other people's misery, they would never be homeless; on the contrary most of them have at least two.Lets not pick on just the attorneys though, mediators, evaluators, court connected and appointed therapists
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Debt-plagued, without a director, facing a drop in funding and a multi-million dollar Medi-Cal bill, the Siskiyou County Behavioral Health Services agency is merging with the county's Human Services Department.
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A spring job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22 at the Veterans Memorial Building at 1605 Yuba St. in Redding.
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A homeless man accused of kicking a three-month old puppy and breaking its leg, apparently doesn't like cats, either.
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Shasta County is still losing jobs but at a slower pace.
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There are still two weeks left until the Sundial Film Festival begins, but judges have already announced several winners.
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A federal jury on Thursday convicted a 59-year-old Orland man, who had been in an easement dispute with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, of trespassing and illegally cutting down some 40 trees and brush on a national wildlife refuge in Tehama County.
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A boom that rattled Anderson homes Thursday night was likely a dry ice bomb, police said Friday.
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Channel 9 vital, worth supporting
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In the 1980s, former Labor Secretary Ray Donovan, after winning acquittal on a series of larceny and fraud charges, memorably asked, "Which office do I go to to get my reputation back?" Kent Dagg, CEO of the Shasta Builders' Exchange, might be wondering the same thing.
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Paul Barth's piece on KIXE in Sunday's paper brought to mind memories of KIXE when I was young. I picture the whole family gathered around our old black and white television set watching "Firing Line" with the erudite William F. Buckley Jr., "Wall Street Week" with Louis Rukeyser and British imports
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CHICO — Often supposed great matchups don't live up to the hype.
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A boom that rattled Anderson homes Thursday night was likely a dry ice bomb, police said Friday.
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CHICO — It's only fitting the Warriors repeated as Northern Section Division VI champions.
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Transient man denies he broke dog's leg
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CHICO — The Lions weren't ready to claim a section title — at least this year.
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Q: You are my only hope for settling a marital argument.
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In 1911: A petition asking for an election on the question of the incorporation of Kennett was to be presented to the board of supervisors of Shasta County. As there is no division of sentiment on the matter, it is probable that the supervisors will order the election.
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BAKERSFIELD — West Valley High School is one win away from having a participant in a California state championship wrestling match.
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Siskiyou County narcotics agents arrested three people between Tuesday and Thursday and seized nearly 20 grams of methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia.
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CHICO — The Wolves' first section final in school history was a memorable one.
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Carol Bullert lifts a black lid covered in burning coals from her Dutch oven. Inside, a buttery brown sugar sauce crackles as the golden-brown dough, laced with telltale cinnamon swirls, bakes.
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Two Shasta College women finished in the top 10 in the Chico Multi-events track and field competition Friday.
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There are still two weeks left until the Sundial Film Festival begins, but judges have already announced several winners.
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Full closures of Highway 44 beneath Interstate 5 are planned, starting Wednesday. Read more here.
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On February 27th 2011 the Gateway Science Museum celebrated its one year anniversary of being open to science and nature lovers from around our region. With a stated mission to "create a life-long learning environment that enables people to explore, interpret, and celebrate the magnificent natural heritage of our region thr
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Spring job fairslated in Redding
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Full closures of State Route 44 beneath Interstate 5 at the I-5/SR 44 Interchange are planned. Beginning at 11 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, and running through 7 a.m. March 10, westbound SR 44 will be closed. Also, beginning at 11 p.m. Thursday, March 10, and running through 7 a.m. Friday, March 11, the eastbound lanes will
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It is professionally implausible for me to quit news cold turkey, but I nonetheless find this author's argument against the news and about its effects on the human mind and body intriguing: Terrorism is overrated. Chronic stress is underrated. The...
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Clinic cuts: Short-sighted threat to community health
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Ruling gives family its day in court
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Remember the left's call for new civility?
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Richard Kern, Shasta Lake
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It happened! We have a winner! MSummers guessed it correctly as the Nunes family. Congratulations MSummers. Our winner has won a hard fought battle for a $10 gift certificate prize from River City Java and also a frameable Winner's Certificate....
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The best of the story about KIXE
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Non-core service? No, the library is a model for city
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Where does Dagg go to get his reputation back?
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What counts as 'renewable' What day is it?
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Are KIXE's troubles management's fault?
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Shirley Plumlee, Redding
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Dick Green is a "quiet leader," an admired quality in my book. Don't get me wrong, there's a place for "rah, rah" leadership, but my experience is that community leaders like Green often do tremendous behind-the-scenes work with not a lot of fanfare.
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With a mind-numbing cost upward of $10,000, traditional funerals and burials are generally left to funeral homes to manage. But this tradition is changing.
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Funding for anticipated college expenses has evolved over the past 20 or 30 years and there may be strategies in place that are outdated.
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A homeless man accused of kicking a three-month old puppy and breaking its leg, apparently doesn’t like cats, either.
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Every spring I feel sort of like a bear emerging from hibernation: after too long living off the winter fat reserves, it's time to poke my nose out of the den and return again to a more active lifestyle. By March, I've eaten my way through the epicurean delights of two major holidays, two birthdays -- including my own -- an
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Do you have a closet full of discarded electronics, a garage teeming with pet projects your husband insists he'll "get to," or cupboards filled with toys the kids don't play with anymore? Do you ever feel like you're trapped in an episode of "Hoarders?"
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Savanna Harter and Michael Kenyon
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Dwain and Frankie Harty
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Carola Dunn will sign copies of her new book, "Anthem for Doomed Youth," at the Barnes & Nobles in Redding at 7 p.m. April 1. She will do a short reading before the signing. The book is the 19th title in the Daisy Dalrymple mystery series. The title comes from a poem by Wilfred Owen, a poet who died in Flanders a week
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Mandy Perez and Maurice Trusas
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It's March and the cruise season is off and swimming. Regardless if you're a landlubber or a seasoned cruise traveler, this and next week's column will offer tips for calmer seas..
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Valerie Workman and Chris McCormack
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Charlene Lamp and Chris Straub
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I read in the newspaper recently where cursive handwriting will no longer be part of the elementary curriculum in some urban school districts. At first, that seemed outrageous.
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The Costco-Don Levenson deal, like the similar Lithia-Bernie Thomason deal, reminds me of that old Winston Churchill story. He supposedly asks an actress if she'd go to bed with him for a million bucks. Maybe, she replies. How 'bout for...
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Shasta County lost 500 jobs from December to January, according to figures released Friday. January’s unadjusted rate of 16.8% is up from the 16.1% in December, but still lower than the 17.4% in January of last year. Tehama County’s jobless rate was 16.4% in January, while Trinity and Siskiyou Counties were b
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Three people were arrested for driving under the influence during a checkpoint Thursday night in Redding. The Redding Police Department conducted the DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on North Market Street. A total of 650 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, 592 drivers were screened by officers, 15 drivers w
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A man involved in a rollover crash south of Anderson early Thursday morning was more seriously injured than he first thought, apparently. 57-year-old Cottonwood resident William McCall was driving a 1970 Ford F250 on Kimberly Road east of Panorama Point Road when the truck drifted off into the dirt, according to the CHP.
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I have finally outsmarted everyone! Now it's time for a hint: This house is located in the Shingletown area. Dances were held in a field on this ranch years ago, complete with a band and attended by hundreds of people....
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A gravel pit employee arrived at work Friday morning to discover an expensive industrial theft. Jason Lake works for Cottonwood Creek Sand and Gravel Company on Draper Road. He called the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office to report that sometime between 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon and 7 o’clock Friday mor
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Shasta County residents can help feed the community by losing weight. For every pound you pledge to lose through May 31st, the National Pound for Pound Challenge will donate 11 cents to Feeding America. That is enough to secure one pound of groceries on behalf of the Shasta Food Group Coalition. Shasta Food Group serves
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A federal jury has convicted a Glenn County man for the destruction of the Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge. 59-year-old Dean Lundie of Orland cut down more than 35 trees, took the cut wood for himself, destroyed additional plant life on refuge land by pouring gravel in the area, and trespassed by exceeding the
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The 13th Annual Multicultural Heritage Festival is this weekend at the Mount Shasta Mall. The event, which is sponsored by the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, features performances from 10 local cultural singing and dance groups. The grand entry march takes place at 10:30 am in center court. Post expires at 2:00
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Siskiyou County narcotics agents arrested three people between Tuesday and Thursday and seized nearly 20 grams of methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia.
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Photography has become easy and instant, but organizing and protecting all those photographs takes time and effort.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley shares tips to make meal planning less of a chore.
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig shares ideas for March tasks in the garden.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners offer suggestions for stretching the vegetable-gardening season beyond summer.
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Frank and I explored a new thrift shop today with wonderful results. It just a few doors south of the recently vacated space that housed the Discovery Shop for years. Tresors is a nice little place opened just days ago by Jewell and Tim Totherow on Park marina Drive. Looking up onto the balcony of [...]
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A boom Thursday night that rattled Anderson residents along Pinon Avenue near Highway 273 was likely a dry ice bomb, police said today.
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A federal jury on Thursday convicted a 59-year-old Orland man, who had been in an easement dispute with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, of trespassing and illegally cutting down some 40 trees and brush on a national wildlife refuge in Tehama County.
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The cartoonist captures my sentiments exactly:...
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NPR is in heavy rotation on my car radio, but I've got to say Sen. Jim DeMint makes a strong case against taxpayer financing for public broadcasting in today's WSJ. The conclusion: Public broadcasting can pay its presidents half-million and...
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The chief judge of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will be the guest speaker at Sunday’s annual meeting of the Shasta-Tehama-Trinity County chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union in Redding.
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I'm not a Wonderword regular, so it was only thanks to Chloe Winston's tip that I saw the Shasta-themed puzzle in today's Record Searchlight, with words including Anderson, Bally, Caverns, Patriot and Liberty. Indeed, none of the paper's editors knew...
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Shasta County’s unemployment rate jumped to 16.8 percent in January as more job losses in construction and seasonal losses in retail and restaurants boosted the numbers.
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Next week’s scheduled trial for a Redding School District librarian accused of embezzling and stealing from a school parent club was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court until May 24.
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Comment by Frank Strazzarino on the Kent Dagg story this morning: No one should go thorough what Kent went through. It could happen to any of us. Glad this issue is now dead so Kent can focus on the good...
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A $26,000 tractor and fork attachment were stolen from Cottonwood Creek Sand & Gravel, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reported today.
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What pioneer ranching family owns this house? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award certificate. Guesses...
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As I reported Thursday, some north state businesses are doing well despite the economic doom and gloom. But the ones that are surviving -- even thriving -- seem to have a common theme: Shasta County is not a dominant compon
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Senior Portraits are back in full swing. Call now to book your spring sessions!
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Bay Citizen, in a look at gay-friendly school curricula of the sort that Sen. Mark Leno is promoting in a new bill, proves once again that San Francisco can still surprise me: The atmosphere is altogether different at Mission High,...
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This ranch home onc
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There has apparently been a lot of success for parents with the support of Lani and the "CPPA", but there is a trend by members who experience that success, to disappear once their own case is managable.The "CPPA" is a commitment to all children trapped in this corrupt court system, the give and take is you get help a
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Weather over the area will be mostly sunny today before rain and showers move into the region over the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 62 today in Redding with winds blowing about 7 miles per hour. The overnight low will be 45. Rain is likely Saturday after 4 p.m. It doesn't appear to be a terribly
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• Nomination for the most influential person in our lives? ... Whoever gave us our last haircut leaving high school … Most of us were so impressed we’ve kept the style forever. • I so admire people who are naturally positive … I spend too much time in a snit trying to buy into that up-beat s--- … • When did
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Detectives say a man walked into a Los Molinos bank on Wednesday afternoon and handed a note to the teller saying that if he didn't get cash, he'd blow up a bomb he had planted at nearby Los Molinos High School.
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The wait is finally over.
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It all comes down to this.
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When it comes to wrestling in Red Bluff, there's always the Reid clan.
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The Anderson High School baseball team opened the season with a 9-7 win over Trinity in the Ron Edwards Invitational Baseball Tournament at Big League Dreams on Thursday.
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A retired Superior Court judge Thursday ordered the former manager of the Mountain Gate Community Services District to stand trial on 10 criminal charges accusing him of voter fraud, perjury and fraudulent voter registration.
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A 38-year-old drunken Anderson transient was arrested Wednesday for kicking a puppy so hard he broke its leg, police said Thursday.
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Redding moved a step closer Thursday to buying Costco's Dana Drive store and converting it into a police station.
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Unlike the dog walkers passing by on a recent sunny afternoon on a trail in south Redding, Tim Mickela is trying to leave with a tick.
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The state has closed its four-year investigation against Shasta Builders' Exchange CEO Kent Dagg and other former State Compensation Insurance Fund employees and directors without filing criminal charges, the San Francisco District Attorney's Office confirmed Thursday.
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Leonard Moty found himself in a bit of a different spot Thursday.
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A 57-year-old Cottonwood man suffered major injuries after his truck overturned several times early Thursday in Anderson.
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RED BLUFF — A former finance director has sued the city, alleging it wrongfully fired her 20 months after she alerted a city councilman to a potential misuse of public funds.
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This Saturday, the Shasta County Sheriff's Office will present its 13th annual Multicultural Heritage Festival featuring performances from cultural dance and singing groups throughout the area in celebration of diversity.
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In 1911: Long, lean, lanky, gaunt, underfed Frank Howard was brought to the county jail from Cottonwood and sentenced to do 30 days for purloining several fine fat chops to satisfy the longing of his cavernous inner compartment from the Cottonwood Hotel.
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Barnes & Noble Booksellers will host a book fair at 9 a.m. Saturday at its Redding store, 1260 Churn Creek Road. Proceeds benefit the Manzanita Elementary School Library.
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Redding police made three arrests tonight at a driver's license and drunken driving checkpoint on North Market Street.
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Anyone interested in the future of downtown Redding — as opposed to the past — has to be happy that City Councilor Patrick Jones' views didn't carry the day earlier this week when the council voted to amend the city redevelopment agency's contract with Riverfront Playhouse for the theater company's long-delayed new venu
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Voices around the world, from Europe to America to Libya, are calling for U.S. intervention to help bring down Moammar Gaddafi. Yet for bringing down Saddam Hussein, the U.S. has been denounced variously for aggression, deception, arrogance and imperialism.
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It was terrible to hear of the 3-year-old who shot himself in the Dersch Road incident. However, I am stymied by the repeated use of the term "accident" in describing this incident. What part of "3-year-old shoots himself" warrants this being called an accident? There have been no letters to the editor decrying the use of t
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UNIONS WORKED: I guess Steve Andrade (50-Word Dash, Wednesday) was never in a situation where a union was the only thing between his continued employment and the front door. When labor unions were strongest was when more Americans shared in economic prosperity than has occurred before or since.
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While in a local Starbucks, Penny Ripley happened upon a flier offering classes on something she'd always wanted to try, but had never really looked into -- belly dancing.
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Shasta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center seeks volunteers to help feed baby birds.
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Sweetbriar Ranch was established where the settlement of Sweetbriar is today in the Sacramento River Canyon beside the Sacramento River. Stagecoaches began operating from the ranch in 1858. It also was the location of a tollhouse for the Lower Soda Springs and Pit River Tollroad in 1861. Sweetbriar was named for the sweetbr
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Angelina's on the Rex, a restaurant in Burney, will be the scene of a crime Sunday as its guests become party to murder.
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Redding moved a step closer Thursday to buying Costco’s Dana Drive store and converting it to a police station.
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A 57-year-old Cottonwood man suffered major injuries after his truck overturned several times this morning in Anderson.
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On January 16th, Tehama County Sheriff Dave Hencratt ordered his Assistant Sheriff to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of 19 year old Sean Siders who died in July of 2010. Siders was found on July 13th submerged under water in the creek at Cone Grove Park southeast of Red Bluff. He was found by friends
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A drunk man was arrested for beating a puppy Wednesday afternoon, according to Anderson Police. At around 5pm, Officers were called to a Balsam Way home on a report that a man was refusing to leave somebody’s front yard. Before they arrived, more 9-1-1 callers reported that the man was walking away from the locatio
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A man who robbed a Los Molinos bank threatened to detonate a bomb at Los Molinos High School, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office. The robber entered the Umpqua Bank at 2:32 Thursday afternoon and handed a note to a teller stating that a bomb had been placed at the high school. The message said that the
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The state Wildlife Conservation Board has announced $17.2 million in earmarked funds for fish and wildlife habitat restoration projects. Among the 23 projects, $2.6 million will be spent on the Little Shasta Conservation Easement in Siskiyou County. The money will be used to purchase nearly 6000 acres east of Yreka. It&#
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1. Handsome Little Devils present the Squirm Burpee Circus 7:30 p.m. today, Redding Convention Center. Presented by Shasta Community Concert Series. Features classic Vaudeville comedy, circus acts and a plot rooted in American melodrama. Adults, $35; students, $15. Call 225-4130 or go to www.reddingconventioncenter.co
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You won’t find an artist’s statement or a bio anywhere at Stephanie Luke’s show of photography that opened March 1 at the North Valley Art League. She is a self-proclaimed “middle-aged housewife from Cottonwood who likes to take pictures.” In fact, you won’t find much more than photographs. “I really don't thi
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Redding residents Tony Trusas and Ron White, now both comfortably into middle age, have been going there since high school for burgers and hot dogs. “There” is 3443 South Market St., which was an A&W fast-food restaurant back in the day. For pushing 20 years, it’s been Pop’s 50’s Place.
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It was 26,632 acres large, 19 miles long, and stretched all the way from Cottonwood Creek on the south to Salt Creek (near Middle Creek in Redding) on the north. It bordered all along the west side of the Sacramento...
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From the Indianapolis Star: (In a defamation case) a Marion County judge has ruled, for the first time in Indiana, that news media outlets can be ordered by the court to reveal identifying information about posters to their online forums....
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Detectives say a man walked into a Los Molinos bank on Wednesday afternoon and handed a note to the teller saying that if he didn’t get cash, he’d blow up a bomb he had planted at nearby Los Molinos High School.
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My recent 10-minute drive to the Firehouse Lounge in Anderson was well worth the trip. A mix of classic rock and country tunes beat from the Internet jukebox, as the rest of the bar was abuzz with happy chatter. A couple guys shooting pool, a couple groups of people chatting over drinks, owner Bob Colburn sitting down after
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Joven Calloway’s professional dance career has had him performing throughout Europe and aboard cruise ships on the high seas, but nothing will compare to Saturday night when he joins the cast of “The Aluminum Show” on the Cascade Theatre stage.
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The talent and diversity of filmmakers and photographers in the State of Jefferson will be celebrated during the third Sundial Film Festival, slated for March 19 at the Cascade Theatre in Redding.
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Art: Call to Artists: Liberty Arts gallery seeks progressive, contemporary art that speaks to the various American Pop Culture phenomena throughout the years for its show, "Pop Culture! A Celebration of Iconic & Absurd American Obsessions." Entry Deadline: Friday, March 18, 2011 Exhibition Dates: April 1 - May 7, 2011 O
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Craig Kraffert texted this morning: "Cascade Square = 100% leased... A sign of economic recovery?" I'll try to get more details (who, what and when)....
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The Enterprise-Record reports that Chico Unified, which has been relying on increasingly burnt-out private boosters to maintain its sports programs, is looking at dramatic cutbacks: CHICO -- Unless there is a dramatic infusion of money from outside the coffers of...
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A 38-year-old drunken Anderson transient was arrested Wednesday for kicking a puppy so badly he broke its leg, police said today.
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The single supplied image makes it look a bit forlorn in the twilight, with missing pickets and canted mailbox. Perhaps that’s the hidden value. This Northern California author devotes a section of his book
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Here’ a few more foreclosed homes that are not yet listed in the Shasta MLS. Most are not yet priced. If any of these are of interest to you, we can get you more information. Call or Text (530) 255 4070 Property Status: PRE-LISTING Address City County St Bed Bath List Price
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The rain that's soaked the north state the last few days should taper off today and into Friday, but don't expect much sun this weekend. The National Weather Service says to expect a 40 percent chance of showers today mainly before 4 p.m. High temperatures should top out at 55 degrees. Friday will be partly sunny with a h
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Giving. It’s a concept that often seems so foreign amid a culture focused (obsessed?) on gaining and protecting wealth. Kathy Ann Anderson has witnessed a different view in far Northern California, however. As CEO of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation since it began in 1999, Anderson has seen the beauty and positiv
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The Redding Police Department will conduct a DUI and driver license checkpoint within the city limits of Redding on Thursday March 3, 2011.  The Redding Police Department does not announce the time or location of checkpoints, even on the day of the checkpoint. Motorists entering the checkpoint can expect to see traffic con
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March 1, 2011 5:44 P.M. CASE# 11-13005 On March 1, 2011 at about 5:44 P.M. SHASCOM received a report of a man down in the area of Lu Lu’s Restaurant located at 2230 Pine St. in Redding. Witnesses reported that a male was bleeding from an unknown wound to his upper torso. During the initial [...]
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The Business That Pays the Bills (Wrap-N-Pack) has demanded our undivided attention for the past year. We've managed some songwriting and recording, and we play occasional gigs, but mostly we've been busy helping our customers. We probably should have stepped into this musician thing back when we were young and bull
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Given our unemployment rate, when the Redding City Council this afternoon discusses, as part of a priority-setting workshop, which if any strategic "themes" should guide the city's planning for the next two years' budget, is there really any question which it should be?
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Herger sides with SoCal
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For a man who won office talking about change we can believe in, Barack Obama can be a strangely passive president. There are a startling number of occasions in which the president has been missing in action — unwilling, reluctant or late to weigh in on the issue of the moment. He is, too often, more reactive than ins
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PALO CEDRO — For the first time in four years, the Northern Section Division III boys basketball champion banner will hang somewhere other than Enterprise's Manatowa Gymnasium. Foothill, the D-III top seed, thinks that banner would look good in the Cougars' Palace.
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The Patriots really are that dangerous.
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The top-seeded Trinity High boys basketball team earned a trip to the section finals with a 68-57 win over No. 5 Chester in a boys Northern Section Division V semifinal game on Wednesday.
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COTTONWOOD — All season long, it seems the Falcons' defense has been an issue to Central Valley coach Kevin Strohmayer.
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I am absolutely a member of the religious right. But I think it is as inconsistent to be a save-the-baby-whale treehugger who is pro abortion as it is for a pro-lifer to eat Happy Meals on the way to the...
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The Great Recession that hammered the U.S. economy is a world away from Dan Morrow.
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A former tire store in downtown Redding long slated for retrofit to a community theater will become a rubble pile instead.
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Many Shasta County school districts will not send out as many layoff notices to teachers this year as in years past.
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For the first time in 15 years a Redding agency that helps the poor has run out of blankets and sleeping bags.
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A weekend's worth of frantic filmmaking could put a north state produced movie onto the famed screens of the Cannes International Film Festival in France.
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The Siskiyou County sheriff is standing by controversial comments he made at a recent Dunsmuir City Council meeting.
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Redding police will hold a DUI and driver's license checkpoint today within city limits.
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About 50 people in Redding braved stormy skies and grabbed picket signs Wednesday to protest possible furloughs for Social Security workers.
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In 1911: Thomas Garcia and Antonio Camago were caught attempting to shoplift goods in the Grodin brothers Yuba Street clothing store. A bulging overcoat worn by one of them betrayed the fact that several pairs of trousers were underneath.
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Radiant Sun Acupuncture Inc. has opened in downtown Redding.
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Late Valentine's Day Gift from the IGO-ONO Girls Basketball team - A repeat Championship!
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Two fun-filled days of canine sport activities. Bring your dog and try your dog at dock jumping.
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The foundation of your diet is formed by how you choose to stock your pantry, refrigerator and freezer. Choosing the healthiest foods from thousands of options at the grocery store can be a challenge.Take this quiz to see how much you know about label reading and what you are eating.
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It's still technically winter, and that means it's time for warming, soothing soups. Rather than warm up a can of condensed soup, try some of these recipes submitted by readers and found on Redding.com.
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Shasta Blood Center announced this week it is in need of AB- and O- blood.
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Have you noticed that your skin gets dryer each year during the winter time?
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How often do you order a large coffee drink from your favorite coffee kiosk or sit down to dinner with a 32-ounce soda? Liquid calories can add up fast. The beverages you choose to drink may affect your waistline and your health over time.
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See who was at what event.
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Here's an opportunity to sell grandpa's old stamp collection, or to see collections of postage stamps from around the world.
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For the city, jobs are only 'theme' worth the time
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A 'Where's Waldo?' presidency
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Jim Reed, Fall River Mills
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After searching for three days, officials have located the body of a man who had been missing in Lake Shastina after the boat he was in capsized Sunday night. Shaun Davis was with a friend in very high winds that caused the boat to flip over, dumping both men into the 37-degree water. The other man managed to make it to
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That's what our state senator is doing, and he's getting national attention for it. The American Spectator, in examining the project, spotlights Doug LaMalfa's efforts to stop it: The project will rise or fall based on federal commitments, a reality...
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Officials believe that a man found deceased in a vehicle Wednesday likely had died from something unrelated to driving. At about 5 minutes till Six Wednesday morning, A C-H-P Officer stopped near the Hatchet Mountain Pass on Highway 299 to investigate a vehicle that appeared to have crashed into a snow bank. Inside, the
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Redding Police will conduct a D-U-I and Drivers License checkpoint sometime Thursday. The department does not announce prior to checkpoints exactly when or where they’ll be, but it’ll be somewhere within city limits. Drivers can speed up the process by having their Driver’s License, registration, and pr
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A Yreka man is behind bars after reportedly shooting his neighbor in the ear. Deputies with the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office were called to a fight with possible shots fired on Easy Street in Yreka around 10 o’clock Tuesday night. The fight was between two neighbors that were allegedly  intoxicated. Acco
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About 50 people in Redding braved stormy skies and grabbed picket signs today to protest possible furloughs for Social Security workers.
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What: The 13th Annual Multi-Cultural Heritage Festival, presented by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office When: Saturday (March 5), 10:30 am – 5:45 pm; grand march at 10:30 am Where: Mount Shasta Mall, Redding Performers include the Jefferson Pipers, Jack Potter Jr. California Indian Style Dancers, Shasta Scottish Country
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East Cottonwood School was locked down for about 45 minutes this afternoon after students reportedly saw a man with a gun near the grounds, according to dispatch reports.
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Redding police arrested a Shasta County parolee for the second time in three months Tuesday after he failed to register as a sex offender.
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I'd have a hard time not taking a baseball bat to someone who picketed my brother's funeral with "Thank God for Dead Soldiers" signs and the like, as members of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church did in 2008 at the...
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A Redding woman accused of fatally stomping her neighbor’s dog will begin standing trial on June 28 after she gave up her legal right today to have a preliminary hearing.
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A wreck involving a big rig and a pick up this morning is blocking northbound Interstate 5 near Cottonwood.
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Siskiyou County Searchers Tuesday night found the body of a 27-year-old Weed man whose boat capsized on Lake Shastina Sunday evening.
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Redding police will hold a DUI and driver license checkpoint Thursday within city limits.
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This is a powerful video on the dangers of texting and driving. EVERYONE who drives should see this video. There are some disturbing images, but they are real and we all need to understand the reality of what can happen if we are distracted by texting while driving. This video was produced by AT&T on March 2010 as part
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Canon City aka Canon House aka Canyon House was once located at the base of the hill near the south Market St. underpass and Buenaventura Blvd. during the days of the Gold Rush. Where today's Buenaventura Blvd. begins at south...
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If you've got the money, you could buy Jerry Garcia's estate or Sir Paul McCartney's stately Beverly Hills mansion (where fellow Beatle George Harrison died). Here's a slide show of these and other such properties....
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A 36-year-old woman was injured this morning when the red Chevrolet pickup she was driving slammed into a tree sideways on northbound Interstate 5 in Cottonwood.
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Dedicated to Oklahoma City Officer, Chad Peery & FamilyIt's something we try not to think about, something that is always there, yet rarely spoken out loud. The white elephant in the room, the unspoken thought that screams inside us. Police wives are trained for it, we are molded through experiences
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 26 degrees. Skies: Foggy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 70 inches at base, 108 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: 32 op
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KIXE general manager Phil Smith tried to take the high road this morning when asked on KCNR about Paul Barth's opinion piece in Sunday's paper -- a "frothing commentary by someone," he called it. But he didn't mention Barth by...
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Because the past few years' salmon crash has eerily paralleled the economic crash, I've developed an unshakable superstition that the two are linked. And what do you know, for 2011, the chinook index futures are trending up. From the AP:...
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are affinity, fidget and mention. Bitten  They’re called the canines, but that is so ever misleading.So offensive.Take a moment, put your index finger to your own teeth and t
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A 55-year-old Montgomery Creek man was found dead this morning inside his truck on Hatchet Summit on Highway 299 east of Redding.
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Get ready for a wet day. The National Weather Service expects showers to fall through the area most the day. The high in Redding today is expected to reach 51 degrees with an overnight low of 42. There is an 80 percent chance of precipitation today. Showers are likely Thursday morning. Highs on Thursday are expected to be
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We like Amir Court very much. A short street in Northeast Redding surrounded by homes of simil
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The new courthouse will use eminent domain to take what is not theirs, just as it takes children and destroys lives for no reason.Soon all the city, county and state employed criminals will have new homes, now when a parent watches there child be abducted using the power of the law kinda like eminent domain ; the horr
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What: Free Healthier Living Workshops When: Every Thursday starting this week (March 3) until April 7, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Where: 2157 Victor Ave. in Redding People living with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, lung disease, chronic pain and others are invited to attend a free workshop
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It's been noted before in this space that strip malls can be an unlikely place to find good food. The many vacancies and low rent in Redding make them ideal for small family-run restaurants. Yuet Bistro is one such place. Yuet Bistro's interior is a bit more elegant and stylish than you'd expect given it's [...]
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What's your story? How did you get your start?
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I've been spending too much on groceries lately. Any ideas on how I can save money and still serve up good meals? It's a common myth that healthy foods come with a high price tag. Here are 10 foods overflowing with nutrients that won't bust your grocery bill.
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Those who see hope in the Middle East uprisings seem to assume that they will lead in the direction of freedom or democracy. There is already talk about the "liberation" of Egypt, even though the biggest change there has been that a one-man dictatorship has been replaced by a military dictatorship that has suspended
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As the new Shasta County courthouse inches toward a ground-breaking in downtown Redding, the path isn't pretty and the tradeoffs that at first seemed distant and hypothetical are now real, unavoidable and painful.
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A Native view of Modoc War
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The old Enterprise axiom — don't rebuild, reload — was in play Tuesday at Manatowa Gymnasium as the Hornets punched their ticket to their third straight Northern Section Division III girls basketball final with a 55-39 win over Las Plumas. It's the seventh time in eight years the Hornets have reached the
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You win during the regular season so you get to stay at home during the postseason.
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Redding's Redevelopment Agency is poised to launch negotiations Thursday with Costco Wholesale Corp. to purchase its 110,000-square-foot store on Dana Drive with the intent to convert it into a new police station.
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ANDERSON — Last time, the Cubs fell apart against the Falcons.
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After welcoming a new executive director last month, the Shasta County Arts Council is looking for a replacement.
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Seventh-seeded Mercy returned to the section finals with a 63-52 road victory over No. 3 Westwood in a boys Northern Section Division VI semifinal game Tuesday.
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Free throws can make or break a team.
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The Drug Enforcement Administration on Tuesday used its emergency powers to ban a class of chemicals commonly known as synthetic marijuana.
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Flip-flopping the seasons, February in the north state opened like spring and receded into winter.
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Convention center lease plan opposed
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Vern Parsons recalls century of experiences
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Wife soon to be in court in animal cruelty
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Redding residents losetraffic appeals
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RED BLUFF — In a sometimes contentious discussion, the Tehama County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved contracts that call for three top-level managers, including Chief Administrator Bill Goodwin, to pay 6 percent of their pension costs.
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The traveling theater group, Handsome Little Devils, will perform Thursday at the Redding Convention Center as part of its "Squirm Burpee" tour.
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Parking lot fightleads to stabbing
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In 1911: Melvin Robinette used no judgment in making away with fat porkers. He took them from the farmland of the justice of the peace of Shingletown. Because he stole hogs, one of the most ungentlemanly of illegal occupations, he was sentenced to serve 90 days in the county pokey and pay a fine of $25.
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Refunds totaling more than $1.1 billion may be waiting for roughly 1 million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007, the Internal Revenue Service announced this week.
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20-Something Male Customer: I've had it with World War Two!
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Redding’s Redevelopment Agency is poised to launch negotiations Thursday with Costco Wholesale Corp. to purchase its 110,000-square-foot store on Dana Drive with the intent to convert it into a new police station.
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A 52-year-old Redding man was stabbed and police were seeking another man after a fight tonight in the parking lot of Lulu’s Eating and Drinking Establishment in downtown Redding.
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And Sam's. And BJ's. And Jetro. And Price Smart. And Smart and Final. And Shoppers Food Warehouse. Costco really doesn't want a similar warehouse retailer following in its wake if it picks up and leaves Dana Drive, to read the...
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A PG-and-E rate increase scheduled to take effect Tuesday will be offset by a January decrease. PG-and-E announced Monday that it expects its electric rate to remain nearly flat into 2011. The rate decreased by eight-tenths of a percent on January first and is scheduled to increase one-and-a-half percent Tuesday, resulti
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Calling the bar a "Disorderly House," the state has shut down alcohol sales at the Hen House in Redding.
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A prospective buyer of an off-road motorcycle took it for a test ride in Happy Valley and ran into a tree, suffering major injuries. At around 5 o’clock Monday afternoon, 26-year-old Bobby Erlandson of Redding was test riding a 250-c-c 2-stroke Kawasaki Motocross that was for sale. He was riding westbound on a dirt
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A burglary reported at around sunrise at the Mount Shasta Ski Park Monday was solved by lunchtime, with the suspects in custody. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office got the call at 7 a-m. Five-thousand dollars worth of tools and cash was taken, as well as a quad-runner and a pickup truck. 19-year-old Coleton Baldi
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A court trial began Tursday for a man accused of robbing a Redding bank and leading Police on a high speed pursuit during which he allegedly rammed a Patrol Car. On the morning of November 15th of last year, 35-year-old Jason Christman of Stayton, Oregon, reportedly walked into the Rabobank on Hilltop Drive and gave the
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Mayor Missy McArthur and DA Steve Carlton might want to keep their day jobs. Was that really Russell Hunt in a cameo, interviewing Sarah Palin? All good fun in this "Billy and Patrick" video tribute. Were there really some...
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There’s been alot of ideas and questions sloshing around in my head and I haven’t had a chance to just write them down, and if I don’t do it now they will just vanish into oblivion. I want to address some issues I have seen and heard on a daily basis for years. While the [...]
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Why should there be a new courthouse, the same old corruption and "good ole boy" mentality will remain no matter what the building looks like.children will still be dragged screaming from good parents arms, while the parents are told not to show any emotion over it at the risk of incarceration."Family Court
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It’s great to know that people and organizations that are leading the way locally are, in fact, leading the way for the state as well. During the recent CalFresh Forum in Sacramento, sponsored by California Food Policy Advocates and the California Department of Social Services, ...
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What: Two North State Symphony Chamber Music Concerts When: Saturday (March 5) at 7:30 p.m. in Old City Hall, Redding; and Sunday (March 6) at 2 p.m. in Chico State University's Recital Hall, Chico. Cost: $20 Seven string and wind musicians from North State Symphony will perform ...
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So reports the L.A. Times: Gov. Jerry Brown told hundreds of police chiefs Tuesday that curbs on their pensions may be needed to solve the state's long-term budget crisis. "I didn't take my retirement at 50," the 72-year-old governor told...
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The Drug Enforcement Administration has banned five chemicals used to create a blend that mimics, and in some cases surpasses, the effects of marijuana.
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Shasta County supervisors today unanimously voted to begin making certain county employees pay the 7 percent of their salaries that goes toward retirement.
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My prediction: It won't work. Nonetheless, an interesting project led by a pair of Berkeley physicists aims to move beyond the arguments over "ClimateGate" by re-creating the best possible record of the Earth's surface temperatures. From the project's website: The...
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The Brian Jones doll arrived in San Francisco on Brian Jones’ birthday, Monday the 28th. Thanks, Jess. So Cool.
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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 SHASTA — Even though most of the tributaries that feed the lake are currently closed, the trout will be concentrated near those inlets. A boat is a good idea to cover the most water. Bring a s
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Two McCloud men were arrested Monday on suspicion of auto theft and possession of stolen property from the Mt. Shasta Ski Park, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department said today. The items taken included tools, cash, a quad-runner and a pickup. The burglary was first reported at 7 a.m. Monday.
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Dear Mr. CampbellMarch 1, 2011I am writing to you for a second time in hard copy, I have also written to you by email multiple and been ignored.Judge Jack Halpin working out of the “Temporary Judges Program” is indeed corrupt and/or incompetent, He has consistently ignored evidence, refuses to read motions, eviden
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7PM AT THE NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH.
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The charts we ran with last week's story on the Redding Police Department's annual report showed a steep drop in staffing the past couple of years, and gives the impression that the police force hasn't kept pace with population growth....
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...when we have a chance to snag a quarter of a billion dollars of "free" state money to build (think of those good-paying construction jobs!) a brand spankin'-new court house (with 14, count 'em, courtrooms) that we'll likely never...
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It's a historic house and should be saved. The house was owned by the Dobrowsky family for 75 years. They were a family of businessmen who operated the family-owned jewelry store for 142 long years. In 2002, Barry Dobrowsky sold...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 26 degrees. Skies: Foggy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 70 inches at base, 108 inches at top New snow overnight: trace New snow during the past 24 hours: 1 inch Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 1
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The California Highway Patrol and paramedics are responding this morning to a three-vehicle crash on Highway 44 near downtown Redding. The vehicles involved in the wreck have moved to the Maverick’s restaurant parking lot at Shasta and East streets, according to dispatch reports. There is a report of minor injuries. No fu
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Ever need a sound that can clear your jabbering mind? You are trying to do yoga and, let’s say, there are competing noises in your environment, even if you rise a 4 a.m. The Tibetan Bowls will help you float to a place of blank and peaceful focus. You can have an hour of this beautifully [...]
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The search continues this morning on Lake Shastina for a 27-year-old Weed man.
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The National Weather Service calls for a slight chance of rain this morning before the clouds will give way to some sun later today. The high today in Redding will be around 60 degrees with an overnight low of 43. A system moves in tonight with rain and wind expected for the northern Sacramento Valley.
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This image with the rear view mirror in it is from 2008, but presumably today’s FDotD would be as recognizable today from inside your car. What you see here is the only image provided us, but hopefully it’s enough to give you some
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For years, students of Alabama's Auburn University have celebrated athletic achievements by gathering at a place called Toomer's Corner and toilet-papering the two live oaks that have flourished there for more than 130 years. Tragically, in early December 2010, a 62-year-old man named Harvey A. Updyke Jr. allegedly poisone
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Big-time auto racing started in February in Florida, and racing at Northern California’s short oval tracks is only a few weeks off. One racer from Redding who should be looking forward to the 2011 season is, unfortunately, still looking for a ride. That’s a shame, but it’s likely to be only a temporary setback. In 20
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This is it. One win separates everybody from a trip to Chico State and Northern Section prep basketball finals.
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Ever since she arrived on the varsity scene late in her freshman season, Hannah Womack has shown that she can flat-out play with best in the Northern Section.
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Hannah Williamson scored 15 points as the Redding Christian High School girls basketball team beat Loyalton 55-33 at home during a Northern Section Division VI girls quarterfinal game on Monday.
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Social Security cuts would take real toll
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Ex-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made his way to a remote desert location last October, not far from Interstate 15, which runs between Southern California and Las Vegas. So did U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and bunches of utility executives.
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In a smallish city like Redding, crime statistics can bounce unpredictably from year to year.
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So argues economist Dean Baker of the liberal-leaning Center for Economic and Policy Research in a new paper. The conclusion: The shortfalls facing most state and local pension funds have been seriously misrepresented in public debates. The major cause of...
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Shasta College students this week will have the chance to meetan award-winning author and ask her about her experiences in writing and getting published.
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In 1911: The Gladstone mining company was completing a modernly fitted rooming house at a cost of $5,000, for the miners employed by the company. The building measures 90 by 100 feet and contained 50 furnished rooms and large reading and sitting rooms.
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The Redding Redevelopment Agency agreed in a special session Monday to begin eminent domain proceedings against the owners of three downtown parcels needed to build a new Shasta County Courthouse.
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In its twentieth and last year in its building on Churn Creek Road, the Redding Rancheria Indian Health Clinic has a new leader.
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Aunt Sheli's Deli owner Shelley Wilson knew this day would come.
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A Redding woman accused of fatally running over her boyfriend after an argument was given an Aug. 23 trial date Monday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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In an effort to save money and jobs, Shasta County supervisors today will consider requiring certain county employees to pay all of their retirement contributions starting next year.
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A north state Democrat has drafted a law that would drastically increase the punishment for big-game trophy poachers.
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Steve McClenon's life — and that of his family —revolve around hot rods.
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Two men who got lost in a steep, wooded area near Round Mountain were reached by rescue teams early Monday morning.
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For the second year in a row, Catherine King of King Law Offices in Redding is offering 11 free bankruptcy filings in 2011 for those who demonstrate their need of pro bono services.
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A Del Norte County woman has won freshman Sen. Doug LaMalfa's "There ought not to be a law" contest.
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Firefighters are being called to a mobile home in Happy Valley that is reportedly fully involved, according dispatch reports.
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DATE/TIME: 02/27/11 at approximately 1900 Hours CONTACT OFFICER: Lieutenant Lillibridge CASE # 11-6400 CRIME/INCIDENT: Overdue Subject Search and Rescue LOCATION: McCandless Gulch off Big Backbone Rd. VICTIM(S): Bob Fogel, 37 years old Shasta County Resident Monty Combs, 52 years old Shasta County Resident SYNOPSIS: On 02/2
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A Redding man broke his nose after crashing a motorcycle during a test ride this afternoon in Happy Valley.
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Apparently, a recent poll indicates a majority of Americans support public employees. Here are some quotes from the article in the New York Times."Americans oppose weakening the bargaining rights of public employee unions by a margin of nearly two to one: 60 percent to 33 percent.""But 61 percent
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Seen recently online......"A unionized public employee, a tea party member, and a Wall Street Banker are sitting at a table. In the middle of the table is a plate with a dozen cookies on it. The
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Jeannie Gastineau was arraigned on murder charges Monday. The 34-year-old Redding woman is accused of hitting her boyfriend with her car during an argument just hours after the new year. 29-year-old Jason Phillips died after spending one week in critical condition. Shasta County Senior Deputy District Attorney Donna Dale
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Q. What is a martyr? Does your faith admire certain martyrs? A martyr is someone who is killed for his or her faith. The word comes from a Greek word for a witness. Christians have always admired those who have given their life for bearing witness that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the Living God; from Stephen, the first
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A Redding man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol this afternoon after crashing his motorcycle in Mountain Gate during what police say was a race with friends.
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Two men had to be rescued after getting lost in the snow near Round Mountain Sunday. Shasta County Sheriff’s Department officials aren’t altogether clear on just what the men were doing, but they may have been hunting. The men were in the area of Mccandless Gulch Road and Backbone Road when they got separated
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A Redding woman who has been in Shasta County jail since 2005 on suspicion of murdering a 35-year-old woman may finally go to trial in September.
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A 52-year-old man from Clovis died when his car overturned over just after midnight Monday morning in Siskiyou County. Gregory Pruitt was driving a 2001 Lexus northbound on Interstate Five without his seatbelt fastened. As he was passing through the Grenada area, the car drifted onto the dirt shoulder of the freeway. Pru
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A Redding woman accused of fatally running over her boyfriend after an argument was given an Aug. 23 trial date Monday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Weather Discussion for Monday, Feb. 28, 2011: This morning's satellite picture shows a storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest with the southern end dragging across Northern California. This is not a major precipitation producer and most of the precip will in the coastal and northern mountains, with light amounts i
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I'm sure I'd draw it in a different place than others, but simply asking the question might make for a provocative debate. And Skip Murphy points to a forum later this month, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, that...
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I spend a lot of time marveling at the way political debates seem to rehash the same ideas year after year, session after session, often wondering, good grief, whether nobody in politics ever has an actual new idea. Well, new...
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At Thursday's priority-setting session, city councilors will advise staff on what "themes" they like. The choices: (1) Emphasis on economic development/job creation. (2) Emphasis on long-range planning. (3) Emphasis on core services. (4) Emphasis on quality of life. (5) Emphasis...
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The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a popular scheme that is making the rounds. In the past year, authorities have received calls concerning people calling elderly victims and claiming they are their children, grandchildren or loved one who has been arrested in another state or country.
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And what's it got to do with Redding? Deep in the agenda for a Thursday afternoon priority-setting workshop for the City Council, a meeting where goals and thus budgets for coming couple of years will be set, is this eye-opener...
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I was surprised to read Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Morain's piece this weekend that said Assemblyman Jim Nielsen was "an adult and not a member of the Taxpayers' Caucus." An adult he is. But not one of the Republicans ---...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 23 degrees. Skies: Foggy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 70 inches at base, 108 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, 18 g
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How much is too much Open Government? Can there even be too much open exchange in a free democratic society? Serious questions in an era of Wikileaks, with its demonstrated effects on some governments. Ponder these important questions and
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One person has been rescued and another is still missing after a boat overturned Sunday night on Lake Shastina in Siskiyou County.
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This is the least expensive of the
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I'd prefer the beverages to be yummy iced herb tea, filtered water, the occasional mineral water and water with lemon sweetened with the herb stevia. Then just stop there unless it's Christmas....
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A fire Sunday in Redding caused major damage to a mobile home. Redding Fire crews were called to the Kenyon Drive residence around 5:15 Sunday afternoon after receiving reports of smoke and flames coming from the double wide mobile home. It took firefighters around 30 minutes to contain the blaze. The cause was determine
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One man is dead and another hospitalized following a crash late Friday night. According to the CHP, the collision occurred on Highway 99W just north of Reno Avenue. A 1992 Jeep Cherokee driven by 52-year-old Ronald Lafferty left the roadway and collided with a tree. Lafferty was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger
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Priorities for the City of Redding will be discussed in a special meeting of the City Council on Thursday. The meeting begins at 3:00 at City Hall, and will kick off with a review of the city’s current financial situation, the budgets for the next two fiscal years, and the governor’s proposed state budget. St
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For the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and explosives, a “gun dealer” can be many things.
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A 52-year-old Alturas man was killed last week when the 1992 Jeep Cherokee he was driving slammed into a tree on Highway 99 West near Gerber, the California Highway Patrol reported today.
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Major Pierson B. Reading was the first permanent white settler of Shasta County. He was the person who discovered gold in Clear Creek that caused the Gold Rush to spread into Shasta County. He was given the last and the...
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The Washington Post reports that the last known American veteran of the First World War died yesterday, at the astonishing age of 110. Frank W. Buckles wasn't even old enough to join military -- not legally anyway -- when he...
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Hi ya'll, Just a quick update on our boy. Honey Bandit loves the snow. He will bury his face up to his eyeballs and 'plow" around the yard. Of course he stops doing that when I get out there with...
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This is from December but it could have been last week. We’ve had cold, cold weather. Today I’ll be putting the final stitches in a Kawaii style curly star to be sent to Minnesota. This weekend  I stuffed black catnip squiddies. I’ll take pix this week and get them up at DarcyArts. I’m also working,
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Get ready for a wet week. Rain, or a chance of it, is likely to fall on the north state through much of the work week. The National Weather Service forecasts rain after 10 a.m. today with a south wind blowing about 8 miles per hour. The high in Redding today is expected to be around 50 degrees. Overnight lows will hover aro
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What: BBQ Judging Class When: Saturday (March 5), 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Rolling Hills Casino, 2655 Barham Ave, Corning Cost: $100 per person This is a rare opportunity in the northstate to become a Certified Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) BBQ Judge. If you have ever wanted to judge BBQ competitions (just like on [..
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What: The Rockstar Nutritionist Performs in March to Celebrate National Nutrition Month When: Friday (March 4), 6 to 7:30 p.m. Where: McLaughlin Auditorium, Sequoia Middle School The Rockstar Nutritionist will be performing Jump with Jill, a kid-appropriate rock ‘n roll concert with healthy eating and exercise messages fo
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The only memory Jane Rehberg-White has of the Greyhound station is a faint recollection of some time in the '80s; something about a Fresno boyfriend who was a bus passenger -- either arriving or departing. Other than that, Rehberg-White said she grew up in Redding barely noticing the Greyhound depot. "I never really paid th
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What: The Aluminum Show Glistens at the Cascade Theatre When: Saturday (March 5), 7:30 p.m. Where: Cascade Theatre Cost: $28-$38, tickets available here. Don't miss one of the most innovative and exciting shows of this year's Cascade Theatre/JPR Performance Series as The Aluminum Show comes to the stage of Redding’s histo
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What: The Northstar Session Performs in Redding Area When/Where: Friday (March 4): Vintage Wine Bar 8 p.m.; Saturday (March 5): Burnsini Winery 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday (March 5): Anselmo Vineyards 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. The Northstar Session is a rootsy folk-rock band from ...
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The Shasta College women finished first at the Golden Valley Conference Preview Plus track and field meet at Shasta College on Saturday.
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After months of intense study of whether to hire a private contractor to run the expensively subsidized Redding Convention Center, a city committee last year scrapped the idea not least because it found little interest from national for-profit management companies.
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As a country we face record deficits. The taxes we pay fall short of the money we spend by some $1.6 trillion every year. Yet the taxes we pay as a proportion of the nation's economy are at a 60-year low, the lowest since the Korean War began in 1950. In response to this crisis, congressional Republicans have declared,
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Why do we tolerate oil speculation?
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The Good News Rescue Mission is getting into a food fight.
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Spurred by the popularity of a cable TV show, north state treasure hunters have been showing up in droves for mini storage lien sales.
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Members of the Intermountain Tea Party Patriots have joined a fight against Shasta County's updated general plan, which would allow for high-density, low-income housing in the communities of Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills.
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Redding Police Capt. Scott Mayberry will take over as Fort Bragg's new police chief in April, city officials announced Thursday.
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The north state on Sunday enjoyed a brief respite from the cold and wet weather that has gripped the region over the past few days.
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In 1911: In anticipation of the arrival of a $5,000 auto fire wagon, Redding officialslet a contract for the construction of an additional story on the brick building near the alarm station for the housing of firemen, who will have their quarters free of charge and always be ready for the call of the night alarm.
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Crews are attempting to rescue an individual stuck in a creek north of Highway 299 near Round Mountain.
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Two men who had been missing since Sunday night were found early this morning in a steep wooded area near Round Mountain.
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About dubious redevelopment projects and the associated propaganda. Beginning with Stillwater Business Park, City Hall, the Sculpture Park, the old and new downtown mall, etc. With cameos by Jim Zauher and Mike Warren. My fave: Jack's Grill (built with no...
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Firefighters have contained the second of two fires that broke out within 30 minutes of each other in Redding.
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Paul Barth's piece on KIXE on today's opinion pages brought to mind memories of KIXE when I was young, watching Firing Line with the erudite William F. Buckley Jr, Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser and British imports like the...
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The wicked head cold is sliding into its third week. The nice thing is I’ve got company in the misery. Many I’ve been around and spoken to (humm?) have suffered the same affliction. Everyone says the same thing. Runny nose and sneezing? Check. Head like a lead balloon? Check. Lingering cough? Check. Lasts about three [.
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Oh look. Somebo
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“The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.” So says the message board today outside the Anderson Church of Christ on North Street in Anderson. Words of
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The town of Swasey was established in 1887 one mile west of Burgettville by H. W. Swasey, a Fall River Mills real estate dealer and land promoter who made the place boom with many land sales and a much-needed flour...
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Today should be sunny with a high of around 53 degrees, while forecasters predict clouds and a 20 percent chance of rain tonight. Tomorrow the chance of rain will jump up to 60 percent, with a high temperature of about 48 degrees. The National Weather Service is still issuing a hard freeze warning this morning, which mea
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An interesting article from The Huffington Post, by William S. Lerach......."The conservatives will "scapegoat" public employees as a privileged -- protected -- class. But it was not firemen, cops, clerks, or teachers (or their unions) who lost trillions of dollars in risky investments in an under-regulated
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That's Realtor Josh Barker on Bethel Church and the local real estate market, from an item tucked into David Benda's "Buzz on the Street" column today (written, presumably, before news broke that Bethel may lease and/or operate the Redding Convention...
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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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Isn't stock market the real problem?
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Walking in the pale light of the morning sun, the frosted grass crinkles and snaps with sound, plumes of steamy breath puff from my lips while thoughts of the days ahead run through my mind. Deep-hearted thoughts, shallow surface thoughts, they are all in a jumble and it's time to sort them out before the busy season ar
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In holding out against the tax measures that Gov. Jerry Brown wants to put before the voters, Republicans in the state Legislature say they can't even touch new taxes without seeing real, long-term reforms of how the state does business. On top of their list? Taming pension costs.
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The federal budget just passed by the House of Representatives in Washington calls for ending government funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the entity that provides about half of the money to run local PBS affiliate KIXE Channel 9.
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Last fall as he was running for re-election, Rep. Wally Herger, R-Chico, liked to tell the story of Black Bear Diner, and how Obamacare threatened the expansion plans of the plucky entrepreneurs who founded the chain in Mount Shasta.
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In 1911: Two intrepid women, Miss M. Alexander and Miss W. Kellogg, arrived from the University of California in Oakland to trap wild animals and birds in the most remote parts of Trinity County as study specimens for the university’s zoological department. They had engaged a local trapper to help them on their journey in
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Work has begun on the Interstate 5 and Highway 44 interchange, leading to nighttime lane closures as the California Department of Transportation adds a lane a half-mile north of Cypress Avenue to the Hilltop Drive overcrossing.
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Chase Boontjer finally got his section title. Dillon Reid added to his collection. Jaxon Fitzgerald and Austin Lobsinger started their own potential collection.
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Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen knows a thing or two about identity theft.
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More than 60 teams competed in the 2011 Coca-Cola 2-Ball competition last Sunday at Sequoia Middle School.
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Q: If a person buys a hunting license and a bear tag and goes out and hunts a bear legally, then that bear belongs to that hunter. If that hunter takes all the usable parts of the bear, then those bear parts belong to that hunter. But if the bear and all of the usable parts belong to the hunter, then why can't the hunte
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A 3-year-old boy who shot himself two weeks ago is making progress, his grandfather said Friday, though the child remains in critical condition.
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A lawsuit from Dunsmuir's ex-mayor filed against the city and three council members likely will be settled in the aftermath of Thursday's meeting. Following advice from City Attorney John Kenny, the council voted unanimously Thursday to rescind its Jan. 18 vote to drop a lawsuit from Citizens for a Better Dunsmuir o
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Dear Babe: I have some Mother's Cookies Pacific Coast League baseball cards from the early 1950s. The most interesting one is Chuck Connors (No. 4) of the Los Angeles Angels. He went on to an acting career starring in the TV shows "The Rifleman" and "Branded." I also have Stan Hack (49) and Joe Gordon (1
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A few months ago, I included Georgia-based company Mizuno USA's Breath Thermo Running Gloves in my holiday gift guide, recommending them for cold-weather activities because of the Breath Thermo fabric's unique ability to convert body moisture into heat.
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Change is coming to basic telephone service.
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Federal lawmakers representing Northern California are trying to stop the removal of four power dams along the Klamath River by cutting off the flow of study funding.
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As a longtime hiker I've always wondered why you're more likely to encounter doctors and lawyers and other professional types on the trails than, say, construction workers and long-haul truck drivers. What's the white-collar connection with recreational hiking?
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Probably one of the most confusing issues that anglers and private property owners face is trespassing.
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I have a question regarding traffic at the far south end of Court Street.
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Tommy Williams was just one of about 40 youths who roped and rode Saturday at the Tehama District Fairgrounds.
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From the Ukiah Daily Journal: Fort Bragg High School graduate Scott Mayberry was named the new police chief for the Fort Bragg Police Department, the City of Fort Bragg announced Thursday. According to the city, Mayberry most recently worked as...
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Around 80 percent of adults experience some sort of back pain in their lives. Almost 50 percent experience some neck pain.
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We're fortunate to live in an actively caring community rich with affinity.
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Ten years ago, I met a big friendly dog wandering near my office on College View Drive. I called the number on his collar. His owner, halfway to Lassen Peak, was unaware his dog had jumped out of the back of his truck. When he returned for the fugitive, he said he'd never adopt a dog too small to jump into the bed of a
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The recent snowstorm that swept through Redding and the surrounding area was beautiful to behold yet stopped just short of being too much to deal with. Toward the end, before the melt and slush set in, I grabbed my camera and went out in our backyard and had just enough fun with the white stuff to see me through to spring.
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I love being an adult. I decide my own bedtime, sometimes eat dessert for dinner and even (shhh, don't tell my mother-in-law) skip making the bed when I want to. However, I know that with my great adult powers comes great responsibility. I have to plan ahead for large purchases. I have to save for my retirement, and I c
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We have a winner.
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I love the "Amazing Race." I have applied five times to be on the show, but alas they won't have me. So I've had to seek my own adventures.
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Services offered: Mobile rock climbing wall rental, team building, event planning
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Jillian Hillman and Otto Tyson
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Ed and Ruth Hanson
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Dear Straight Talk,
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Travis and I ran a six month stretch last year of not having one date night. We preach the importance of date nights to everyone else, and failed to take our own advice. We didn't intend to. Life got busy, and we found ourselves only paying for babysitting when we had meetings or commitments that required both of us to
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(Revised February 2011) If you like quiet, clean streets and homes with great curve appeal but without the high price tag, then you'll love The Vineyard, in Redding California. This gorgeous gated community of about 208 homes was built in the 1990's and is home to some 350+ residents. The Vineyard attracts
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(Revised February 2011) If you like quiet, clean streets and homes with great curve appeal but without the high price tag, then you'll love The Vineyard, in Redding California. This gorgeous gated community of about 208 homes was built in the 1990's and is home to some 350+ residents. The Vineyard attracts
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Sorry to have to say yes, but yes, there was. One place where it is blatantly obvious is the pioneer Shasta Union Cemetery at Shasta. Only because I knew the histories of some of the pioneers who are buried there,...
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I know Eliot Spitzer, the former New York AG and governor-turned CNN talking head, and I know he hates sharing the billing. So no surprise that his cohost, WaPo columnist Kathleen Parker, quit the ParkerSpitzer set after just four months....
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We pause FDotD today to ask you to read Carl Bott’s recent blogpost here from Redding.com. //
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The Department of Transportation and California Highway Patrol today issued chain requirements and ice warning for elevations above 1,000 feet.
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And other "edgy" acts? One of the many questions the possible deal raises. Hope the City Council reads the 160-plus comments on yesterday's story. On the other hand, some folks might consider Bethel's recent "metal" act at the Convention Center...
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The sun is back today, but don’t expect it to stick around for very long.
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Here’s a band performance image from the now closed Downtown Eatery. Hollow Ln is a Redding based (and Redding named) 3 piece outfit; guitar, bass, drum, and vocals. Tight, tight, tight, power trio originals are filled with thoughtful ly
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I recall when Blockbuster came to town, a few mom and pop video rental shops went under. Now, Blockbuster is shutting the doors themselves, a victim of disruptive technology. When they arrived, I could not download and watch a movie
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Ahhh, what the Sufi poet Rumi called "Smiling Spring" is upon us – in all her mystery. Like falling in love, spring makes us gardeners both ecstatic and yet restless/agitated. Some of the year’s sweetest and yet most ephemeral blossoms and fruits breeze in and out of our days – wintersweet and witch hazel, the [...]
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Today’s delivery of the Record Searchlight may be delayed in the Intermountain area of eastern Shasta County due to snow and ice. Expect deliveries in those communities by the early afternoon, Circulation Director Robbie Parham said.
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The top area wrestlers had no trouble on the first day of the Northern Section Masters wrestling championships.
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Earlier this week, Tom Butler noticed a lot of customers rushing into his Tractor Supply Co. store in Redding to look for tire chains for driving in the snow.
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The Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center has its roots in the war on poverty launched in the mid-1960s under President Lyndon Johnson.
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A Redding woman pleaded no contest Friday in Shasta County Superior Court to felony DUI and an enhancement in connection with a Nov. 21 traffic wreck that nearly killed an 18-year-old Anderson man.
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RED BLUFF — The former office manager of a Red Bluff logging company who was arrested last year on suspicion of embezzling more than $2 million has pleaded guilty to one count of felony grand theft and faces up to three years in prison when she's sentenced in April.
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A Siskiyou County sheriff's deputy was wounded Thursday in Dorris when he grappled with a man who allegedly attacked him with a machete and then sliced his face with pieces of a broken vase.
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In 1911: A falling bale of hay from a load that James Riggins was driving on the Spann Ranch below Redding frightened the horse team. The horses broke away from the wagon and pulled Riggins after them. He refused to let go and was dragged 400 feet over rocks and brush, sustaining many bruises. He finally stopped the team an
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They played ball, swam, threw water balloons, soaked up the sun.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge on Friday threw out a criminal case against a longtime unsuccessful and outspoken Redding political candidate accused of forging the city's seal and posting bogus code enforcement letters on his neighbors' mailboxes.
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Snowy, stormy weather compounded difficulties for firefighters Friday as they battled two early morning building fires in Ono and in Oak Run.
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Alex Henderson scored 20 points as the third-seeded Enterprise High School boys basketball team beat No. 6 Oroville 79-57 in a Northern Section Division III quarterfinal on Friday.
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Redding could lease its financially troubled Convention Center to Bethel Church — one of the aging facility's most frequent customers.
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COTTONWOOD — One league rival down.
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There's no question the Patriots can be a flashy team that can drain the deep ball.
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Weather issues are finally catching up to the area.
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Shasta and Pleasant Valley split their season series, each team winning a pair of games.
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Ask just about anyone in Cottonwood if they know Richard or Debbie Ashe, and chances are they will.
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An estimated 31,000 north state homes and businesses served by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and other utilities were without power Friday morning.
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The Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center’s early years reflected some of the protest spirit of the late 1960s — and the realities of racism in Redding at that time.
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At $21 million and counting, the restoration of Clear Creek, on Redding's southwestern edge, has not been cheap.
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Nation fighting the wrong battle
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Hadn't figured on getting that kind of reaction.
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I thank you for your time.A: There is the technical and lawful way to do something and then there is reality. Let's start with what is lawful. The speed limit on this section of road for passenger vehicles is 65 mph. That also is the speed limit on that ramp as you transition from northbound Market Street onto N/B I-5.
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Scott Valley offersShasta scholarshi
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The Department of Transportation is reporting tonight Highway 299 is blocked at the top of Hatchet Mountain is eastern Shasta County.
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Carl Bott supplies it....
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For those who are not aware or have not seen it, the Redding Police Department's "2010 Year in Review" report is now available online. In addition to the crime statistics, there is also a section on one of the most successful community programs the Redding Pe
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Which Northern California congressman said that this morning? I'll give you one guess. In an interview with Rep. Wally Herger about government deficits and how to tame health care costs --- the biggest long-term driver of our deficits, with or...
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On Clear Creek, real progress — and challenges
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Dodi Jones, Anderson
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Remember when
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge threw out today a criminal case against a longtime unsuccessful and outspoken Redding political candidate accused of forging the city’s seal and posting bogus code enforcement letters on his neighbors’ mailboxes.
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The Brian Jones doll is finished. This is a cool shot of the face that makes him look very cute. I made him a faux Moroccan necklace, gave him green eyes and the desired shiny, fur-trimmed robe jacket. I like his nose line and the mouth. I gave him little lines around his mouth and [...]
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Highway 44 was completely blocked by a jack knifed big rig just east of Viola Friday afternoon. According to the CHP, the roadway was closed in both directions for about 2 hours as crews were waiting for a heavy duty tow truck to respond to the scene. Post expires at 4:30pm on Friday February 25th, 2011
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A Redding woman pleaded no contest today in Shasta County Superior Court to felony DUI and an enhancement in connection with a Nov. 21 traffic wreck that nearly killed an 18-year-old Anderson man.
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Highway 44 about 3 miles east of Viola is open after a jackknifed big rig closed the road this afternoon for more than two hours.
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23 teams from area high schools will be participating in the “Redding Regional Science Bowl” Saturday at Simpson University. Students will compete by answering extremely technical and challenging math and science questions for a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to the National Science Bowl in Washington
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A two-vehicle wreck this afternoon on Lake California Drive in northern Tehama County left one woman with minor injuries.
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That turned out to be a dud of a mystery photo! The first person to guess won. The building is located at Vollmers and served as a restaurant ant Greyhound bus station. The winner is "toe2toe". Congratulations toe2toe again. Don't...
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Cloudy with a chance of snowmen. Redding neighborhood has lots of colorful characters.
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Moving is a lot easier if you start packing a few weeks before the big day. Anna Moseley offers tips in this week's Ask Anna column.
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Home & Garden news includes information on a new pepper variety, a class and celebration at Turtle Bay and tips for saving energy.
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Q: I neglected to water a rosebush during a heat spell and it looked dead. Should I have cut it back and tried to revive the plant? Or dug it up and planted something else?
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All of a sudden, I noticed that this weekend’s calendar is jam-packed with activities and entertainment. It’s crazy how much is going on in Shasta County. Here are some of the highlights: • The film “From The Quarters to Lincoln Heights,” which documents the migration of African-Americans to work in the lumber mil
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The California Taxpayers' Association's newsletter captures a delicious exchange yesterday between the governor and Assemblyman Jim Nielsen: Speaking to Republicans who have pledged not to increase taxes, the governor recalled a pledge he took as a seminary student. He said...
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A house in Ono was gutted by fire. Cal-Fire crews were called to the Nelson Road home just after midnight. When they arrived, the 1000 square-foot house was fully involved in flames. Everyone inside the residence was able to escape uninjured. The cause of the fire was determined to be an undetected flue fire. Damage is e
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An Oak Run outbuilding is a total loss following a morning fire. Cal-Fire crews were called to a residence on Oak Run Road around 6:30 Friday morning. Once on scene, firefighters found the outbuilding fully involved. It took crews 40 minutes to contain the blaze. The cause was determined to be electrical. Damage is estim
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Electricity for Burney residents fell victim to the weather overnight. PG&E spokesman Paul Moreno says an estimated 2,000 customers in Burney and Johnson Park lost power at 3:40am Friday morning due to snow-related equipment failure. Power outages were also reported in Whitmore and Oak Run. In Tehama County, an estim
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The Annual Crime Report released Thursday by the Redding Police Department is prefaced with a sobering statement by Chief Peter Hansen. He says budget cuts have reduced the Department’s personnel by about 25%, severely impacting emergency response times, proactive enforcement efforts, and just about any program tha
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Anderson Police chased a man Thursday accused of shoplifting, who allegedly used a bystander to throw in the path of his pursuers. At 1:44 Thursday afternoon, officers were called to the Walmart on reports that a man had a large knife that he was using to cut open packaging of items that he was then concealing beneath hi
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A man has been sentenced to prison after a Tehama County jury convicted him of transporting cocaine. Marty Hilliard was arrested August 4th of last year by the California Highway Patrol. Hilliard was a passenger in a car that was stopped by a CHP officer. The officer noticed Hilliard making furtive movements and acting s
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A Red Bluff man led officers on a slow speed chase, then parked and ran until until he got tired, according to police. At about 3:50pm Thursday afternoon, an officer patrolling near Second Street and Park Avenue recognized a man behind the wheel of a Chevy Tahoe as Vernon Lee Williamson. Knowing that the 27-year-old Red
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An estimated 31,000 homes and businesses across the north state were without power this morning.
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A Siskiyou County sheriff’s deputy was wounded Thursday in Dorris when he grappled with a suicidal man who allegedly attacked him with a machete and then sliced his face with pieces of a broken vase.
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Heavy snowfall has prevented Record Searchlight newspaper carriers from delivering today's paper to its subscribers in Shingletown.
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10,000 square-foot enterprise bills itself as the "First Honest Hydro Store." Here's the inside dope. Excerpt: There are products like "Big Bud" and "Bud Candy." Then there's "Piranha" and "Tarantula," pot plant food, both of which will take a big...
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All is well in Lakehead. A report that someone at a home near Hirz Bay campground on Lake Shasta was screaming and firing gunshots proved unfounded this morning.
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The City Council will discuss in closed session Tuesday night leasing the Redding Convention Center to Bethel Church.
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PALO CEDRO — Letting Corning's Brittney Garrett drop 23 points wasn't Foothill's plan. Winning, however, was.
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So Assemblyman Jim Nielsen, who is on the legislative budget conference committee and thus in the thick of negotiations tells the Chronicle: Brown's appearance during the hearing was widely praised, even by those he criticized. Assemblyman Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber (Tehama...
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Closing a firehouse --- as Redding recently did -- is a big deal, but check out what's happening in Michigan: In the Michigan town of Allen Park, the city took its first steps towards firing its entire fire department. A...
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Where (town name) was this building located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the lucky first person to post the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award certificate....
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Chains were required on several north state mountain highways this morning
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Hi ya'll. I guess we are making baby steps in the fight to stop the roundups. Although BLM's decision to still round up the 7600 horses a year is not what we want, we have to be glad that at...
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[See Kurt Starman's response below] An idea to "save" Redding's budget? Closed session item on Tuesday evening's city council agenda: 12B Closed session pursuant to California Government Code Section 54956.8: CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR Property located at 700 Auditorium...
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From Foxnews.com and the AP: In e-mails Aldawsari apparently sent himself, he listed the names of 12 reservoir dams in Colorado and California. He also wrote an e-mail that mentioned "Tyrant's House" with the address of President Bush's home. The...
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The snow promised for the valley floor Thursday night materialized tonight in north Redding.
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Firefighters this morning responded to a reported fire inside an outbuilding this morning at 14065 Oak Run Road in Oak Run.
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“Beautiful views from the deck of this townhome including filtered views of the river. Large open floor plan with 2 bedrooms and
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Hello and hello! Great weather a couple days this week, but the mystic prophets at the weather stations are calling for ... wait for it ... ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW! Who knew? Sidebar: for those of you who don't already have tickets for Jonny Lang's benefit performance today, I suggest you get your tickets ... [...]
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"Why" is a word that begs an explanation. Like a seven-year-old. * Why do you work all the time? Because ... * Why is it so hot? Because ... * Why are you building this garden? Sometimes we explain things with stories. Think how ...
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A fire destroyed a home in Ono early this morning.
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Less than two weeks after Joe Piccinini was reinstated in a 3-2 vote of the governing board for the Central Calaveras Fire Rescue and Protection District, the embattled fire chief is once again looking for work.
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In case people forgot, Hannah Womack is an outstanding prep girls basketball player.
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The magnificent turmoil now gripping statehouses in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana and soon others marks an epic political moment. The nation faces a fiscal crisis of historic proportions and, remarkably, our muddled, gridlocked, allegedly broken politics have yielded singular clarity.
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Gov. Jerry Brown wants to take away ice cream.
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Thieves hit cars in broad daylight
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For some, the goal is to land in the top three to earn a state title berth.
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PALO CEDRO — Letting Corning's Brittney Garrett drop 23 points wasn't Foothill's plan. Winning, however, was.
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There is a reason why games are played out and teams are not crowned on paper.
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SHASTA LAKE — It came down to the final possession once again.
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The top-seeded Anderson High School girls basketball team rolled past No. 8 Live Oak 77-43 in a Northern Section Division IV quarterfinal on Thursday.
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First, the workers left after upgrading the Lake Britton Dam. Then, the construction employees left after erecting the wind turbines in Burney.
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That crisp chill in the air may bring snow to Redding for a second time this month, if it hasn't already.
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Shasta Lake sheriff's deputies say they had to use a stun gun early Thursday morning to subdue a suspect who at one point threatened them with a metal pipe.
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Record Searchlight subscribers in the Intermountain area of eastern Shasta County may get their newspaper later than usual today due to heavy snowfall.
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After years of controversy, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's leader Thursday announced changes for the agency's controversial wild horse and burro roundups.
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More evidence is emerging that home values in Shasta County are mired in a deep slump.
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RED BLUFF — A judge issued a partial ruling this week on a defense motion in the marijuana case against Red Bluff businessman Joe Froome, District Attorney Gregg Cohen said Thursday.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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The Cascade Theatre will be rocking tonight at 7:30 p.m. in an effort to benefit the children of Redding.
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Like many people, Nora Jane Struthers found herself going through life following the prescribed formula — go to school, get a job, climb the business ladder — but somewhere in the process, she decided that formula wasn't the right fit for her.
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Assaults and robberies in Redding jumped by 15 percent in 2010, as overall violent and property crimes inched to their highest levels in two years, according to a crime report released Thursday.
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And he makes a good case for Mitch Daniels: Since 2004, the 49 other states in the nation increased their debt levels by an average of 40 percent. Indiana has paid down its debt by 40 percent. Indiana received its...
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In 1911: Talking machines and records were becoming almost a necessity in every home these progressive days. The machines were nearly as important as flour, butter and sugar. William Hale of Redding kept the latest in talking machines and records to be found anywhere in the northern part of the state.
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Although budget cuts have caused the Redding Police Department to slash nearly a quarter of its workforce, some new technological advancements might help cut some of the slack.
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Grant applicationsnow being accepted
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What: Megan Slankard & Jeff Campbell at Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant When: Saturday (Feb. 26), 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant Though just 25 years old, Megan Slankard has independently sold over 22,000 CDs while performing in hundreds of cities ...
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On February 24, 2011 the California Office of Traffic Safety, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and the Shasta County Avoid the 6 Coalition hosted a luncheon and training seminar in Redding, CA. Law enforcement officers and employees from Shasta County, Tehama County, and Siskiyou County were recognized for their outstanding c
As snow continues to pile up in the north state’s mountains, state highway officials this evening have chain restrictions up.
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A fully involved vehicle fire on Highway 299 this evening is slowing down traffic just east of Buckhorn Summit.
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After years of controversy, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s leader today announced changes for the agency’s wild horse and burro roundups.
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Anderson police officers wrestled a man to ground after he allegedly tried to steal a $45 radar detector from the Wal-Mart Supercenter.
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Rubicon: A river in Wisconsin
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Marilyne Mancino, Redding
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I'd not have picked those two words out of the dictionary to describe Shasta County, but the boosters of the North State Children's Theater -- a planned addition to the Redding School of the Arts campus -- say it is...
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Assaults and robberies in Redding jumped by 15 percent in 2010, as overall violent and property crimes inched to their highest levels in two years, according to a crime report released today.
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A wreck on Highway 299 west of Round Mountain this afternoon left one person trapped inside a vehicle with major injuries.
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Two residences were destroyed by fire Wednesday night in western Shasta County, although one of them was abandoned. At around 7 o’clock, Cal-Fire and volunteer crews were called to a house fully involved in flames at 11383 Iron Mountain Road in Keswick. Damage to the single-family home is estimated at 50-thousand d
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Deputies at the Shasta County Sheriff’s Station in the City of Shasta Lake had an odd experience early Thursday morning. At about ten minutes till 3am, Sergeant Michael Peery and two Deputies were inside the station doing paperwork when they heard noises outside. Sergeant Peery says he walked out the back door and
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So argues Mark Bittman, NY Times food blogger. Excerpt: Incredibly, the McDonald's (oatmeal) product contains more sugar than a Snickers bar and only 10 fewer calories than a McDonald's cheeseburger or Egg McMuffin. (Even without the brown sugar it has...
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The space shuttle Discovery lifted off today on its last mission. The rest of the shuttle fleet will soon follow, effectively ending America's manned space program. A shame, argues Col. Christopher Roosa, the son of Apollo 14 command module pilot...
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Storm clouds in distant oil producing countries push all commodities upIt should be an easy call. Pay a lot now, or pay a lot more later. Either way, you’re going to pay. Will it ever be cheaper than now? We could use the j
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Redding Fire has issued some driving safety tips in anticipation of the winter storm moving into the North State. Low snow levels and ice on the roadways can be a dangerous combination. The easiest thing drivers can do is to slow down, and be aware of their surroundings. When behind other vehicles, drivers should increas
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A two-vehicle wreck this afternoon on Canyon Road south of Redding has left at least one person injured and the road blocked.
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A former real estate agent accused of stealing about $30,000 from two clients, including an elderly Vallejo woman for whom she was managing residential properties, was sentenced this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to 60-days in jail and also ordered to perform 60-days of adult work program service.
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Freddie Mac sent over some properties they haven’t yet listed in the MLS. Soon, we presume. Property Status: PRE-LISTING Address City County St Bed Bath List Price Zip Code: 96002 2845 RANCHO ROAD REDDING SHASTA CA 3 2.00 $155,900 Zip Code: 96003 1729 MARIGOLD WA
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Less than two weeks after Joe Piccinini was re-instated in a 3-2 vote of the governing board for the Central Calaveras Fire Rescue and Protection District, the embattled Fire Chief is once again looking for work.
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For years we have been photographing Jack and his family. They are close friends and we have enjoyed watching their rise in the entertainment industry. This month Jack was invited by Lopez Tonight to go to the grammy's and prank the grammys. Here is the video from the show. Congrats Jack! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/wa
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1. 19th annual Enterprise Starship Variety Hour 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday at the David Marr Auditorium, 2200 Eureka Way, Redding. This Enterprise High School performing arts group features singing, dancing, group numbers and solos; music includes pop, rock, jazz and songs from musicals. Tic
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In 2001, bassist Jesse Geron was in the band “4-Cents Short” and “things weren't going all that great.” He met two brothers who needed a bass player, scheduled a jam session, rocked some tunes and The Melodramatics were born. After some stress from touring, several drummers and a lot of sacrifices, Geron now feels t
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The best Sunday brunch in Redding? On any short list would have to be the Braided Mane Restaurant in the Holiday Inn on Hilltop Drive – for its cut-above food and frequently changing menu, the comfortable and quiet ambience and friendly service.
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When Scott and Sandra Jensen signed paperwork to take over the Fall River Hotel in September of 1993, they didn’t realize they were starting up in the busiest time of the year. It happened to be Labor Day weekend, when people flock to the area for the Inter-Mountain Fair and class and family reunions. It may have been a t
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For more than a year, Rick Nahmias traveled throughout California’s vast Central Valley, documenting in photos and words the lives of the state’s migrant farm workers who supply the United States with more than half of its produce.
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Ski Report: Mt. Shasta Ski Park — 5:46 a.m. Feb. 24, 2011
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Let the record note that the publication of the results of this poll in today's paper prompted a reader to leave this phone message. And here I thought part of the union-busting Koch Bros. cabal....
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Reading David Benda's story this morning about the 20 percent drop in Shasta County's median home price got me to wondering about its implications for the county's finances, whether more properties will have to be reassessed downward. I e-mailed Larry...
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This mill was built in approximately 1870 by Rudolph Klotz. He's the man who owned the Klotz Mill at Shingletown and transported the products from the mill down to the Sacramento River where it was rafted as far south to...
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Shasta Lake sheriff’s deputies say they had to use a stun gun to subdue a suspect early this morning who at one point threatened them with a metal pipe.
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CONTACT OFFICER: Captain Forrest Bartell CASE #11-6043 BY: Captain Bartell DATE/TIME: 02-24-2011, 0250 hrs. CRIME/INCIDENT: 148 P.C./245 P.C. Attempt Assault/ Resisting Arrest/ Poss Stolen Prop LOCATION: 1650 Stanton Dr., City of Shasta Lake Sheriff’s Station VICTIM(S): State of California SUSPECTS(S): Hines, Roy Franklin
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After last Saturday's nearly SRO history talk at Shasta Dam I learned that visitors on the regular dam tours may soon get a peek at the 1,800-foot-long diversion tunnel adjacent to the power house on the dam's western abutment. The...
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Caltrans has started work on a project in central Redding to improve traffic operations and weaving movements for the southbound I-5 and State Route 44 interchange by widening the southbound I-5 lanes toward the median. Tullis Inc. of Redding began work on Monday and will continue the project until anticipated completion in
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There is a lot of talk about the winter storm about to hit our area, so before I get into today's discussion I want to give a brief description of the weather patterns that bring snow to low elevations in our Northern California area. There are two types of weather patterns that do this: The most common pattern is when
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What: Muletown Performing at Shasta Land Trust's Wildways Kickoff When: Saturday (Feb. 26), 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Senior Senior Citizens Hall, 2290 Benton Drive, Redding Cost: $25; $30 at the door ...
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A home in Keswick and mobile home in French Gulch caught fire Wednesday night. The Keswick fire was reported at 7 p.m. at a 1,000 square foot home on Iron Mountain Mine Road, said Capt. Mark Mack of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
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Forecasts from earlier in the week predicting snow on the valley floor today may prove to be a bit off, though snow tonight remains a possibility. The National Weather Service says to expect rain today in Redding and a high near 43 degrees. There's a chance snow may fall in Redding after 10 p.m. The snow level after 10
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REO home in Quail Ridge Redding CA This
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Jovon Cunningham is leaping his way to Arizona.
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ANDERSON — The Cubs survived a near letdown.
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The postseason is as good a time as any to ratchet your game up a notch.
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The 15th-seeded Colusa High School Redskins held the No. 2 Liberty Christian Patriots to nine points in the opening quarter Wednesday of their Northern Section Division V playoff game.
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The top-seeded Trinity High School boys basketball team rolled past No. 16 University Prep 47-25 in a first-round Northern Section Division V playoff game on Wednesday.
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The legal and scientific issues underlying the Center for Biological Diversity's lawsuit challenging a number of Sierra Pacific Industries' logging plans on the basis of their greenhouse-gas emissions might be complex, but El Dorado County Judge Patrick J. Riley's ruling concludes with a commonsense aside that c
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House Republicans voted to increase the number of abortions, raise federal health care costs and swell the welfare rolls.
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Heavy snow may slow Record Searchlight delivery in some areas today. Newspapers may be delivered up to several hours late in Shingletown, Round Mountain, Burney and surrounding areas, said Circulation Director Robbie Parham. For the latest news go to Redding.com.
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Animal control professionals and pet welfare charities dream of a day when overcrowding doesn't force shelters to kill dogs and cats to make way for new arrivals.
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The second shot of snow to hit the Redding area in a week may well flake out.
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A coupon might not seem like the perfect gift for that special someone in February, but for that feline or canine companion, it’s just what the vet ordered.
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With the average price for regular unleaded gasoline in Redding hitting $3.53 Wednesday, a 10-cent jump since last weekend, economists are predicting political uprisings in the oil-rich Middle East and North Africa, particularly oil-producing Libya, will continue driving up prices at gas pumps nationwide.
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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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A judge Wednesday 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 having fondled her three years ago.
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Maybe you know coconut oil as an ingredient in Thai food, but now it's going mainstream.
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The median sales price for a house in Shasta County in January plunged to its lowest level in nearly nine years.
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State Sen. Doug LaMalfa and a group of his Republican peers announced Wednesday they were forming a nonpartisan legislative caucus geared at protecting the rights of the taxpayer.
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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 Wednesday.
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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 b