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March 29th, 2011

Grand Oaks Elementary will be awarded a $1,000 check from CVS/pharmacy Thursday for promoting physical activity among students.
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So, what's cooking in your kitchen lately? Have you recently created a family favorite dish? Have you made an otherwise generic recipe your own by adding a blend of secret ingredients? Have a long-appreciated family recipe handed down from generation to generation? Enter it into the Record Searchlight's Last Recipe Standing
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A free e-waste event and appliance collection event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Redding.
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Star of Hitchcock classics "Strangers on a Train" and "Rope". Dead in New York City at 85. Trailer for the 1951 thriller in which Granger plays a tennis star who meets the wrong man on a train:...
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It's no secret that jobs is not what draws people to Redding, California, in fact our city has reported a high level of unemployment, as high as 15% in recent months. We are frequently asked, "what is about Redding that people like?" and "what draws them to the area?" They say a picture is worth a thousand words
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It’s more than just a “Demo Day” at Sevillano Links this Sat. April 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to all golfers, their family and friends, this large Demo Day provides a chance to test new equipment, club fitting services, FREE putting clinics with PGA and LPGA Club Pros, a long drive contest & putting contest to
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The Chamber Singers and String Ensemble of Weimar College, a small Christian school east of Sacramento, will present a vesper concert at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2828 Eureka Way, in Redding, Friday, April 8 at 7 p.m. The groups are under the direction of Dr. Rodney Abriol.
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.....It's only a day away.Yaz seems to be a bit better today, though subdued and not anxious to go back outside and meet his nemesis, and that's fine with me. He's eating heartily.We leave very early tomorrow and drive to San Francisco - well, to El Cerrito, actually, where we park the car and take B
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A fight on Masonic Avenue off of Lake Boulevard is no longer keeping RABA buses from leaving the transfer station there, according to a reporter at the scene.
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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 — The bass bite showed signs of improving since they are getting ready to spawn. While it’s still been a hit and miss deal, the swimbait bite has been very good. Bass have been suspen
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A Redding woman who ought to have known better has admitted to defrauding the California “In Home Support Services” Program. 40-year-old Ethel Joan Webb is actually one of the nine members of the In Home Support Services Advisory Committee. On Friday, Webb entered a guilty plea to filing false claims with the
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A 57 year old Red Bluff woman was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury for bank fraud. Laura Vannoy was arrested Friday, after a Federal Grand Jury returned a ten-count indictment charging her with bank fraud. The indictment alleges that over a five year period Vannoy stole checks made out to others and deposited them into h
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Rangers at Patrick’s Point State Park in Humboldt County are looking for whoever stole 230 feet of redwood railings.
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Love or hate California's clean-energy push, the Legislature is devoted to it. The Assembly today easily passed a bill raising the renewable-energy goal from 20 percent to 33 percent, by 2020. Jerry Brown, a strong supporter of renewables, will all...
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I love amazing weather phenomenon and this is definitely one I’d like to witness someday. However I have to admit it is very eerie how quickly darkness falls once you’ve been enveloped by one of these sand storms. At approximately 5.30 PM (GMT +3) a dust storm swept through Kuwait turning the setting evening s
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A Redding woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding In Home Supportive Services and is due to be sentenced on May 10, the Shasta County district attorney’s office announced today.
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I didn't know the term, but this poster explains --- and promotes what seems like a cool event for local artists and crafters....
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Q. How does your faith view organ transplants from the perspective of the donor and the recipient? Is it a gift from God? ...desecration of the body? I feel that it would be difficult at best for us to desecrate a body that will inevitability turn to dust anyway. God has given man the knowledge and ability to extend someone
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Never mind the date. This survey is serious business. On April 1, 2011, U.S. Census Bureau employees will begin the first wave of data collection for the National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation from about 53,000 households across...
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A 57-year-old former Red Bluff woman was arrested Friday on federal bank fraud charges.
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Gorgeous video of the Aurora Borealis from Norway. Well worth your 2 minutes if you haven’t seen it. Having done some minimal time lapse photography myself, it becomes even more impressive. Every short bit of imagery took an entire evening (in snow) to shoot, This year, old Sol is quite active, so the charged parti
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All real estate is local, so take this news with a dose of blood pressure medication, and no salt. As of January, home prices in 19 of the 20 the major metropolitan areas are in decline, still. Just Washington DC saw an increase. It’s good to be the seat of government, I guess. More at the link below, if you’
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What: A call to artists to participate in the Burlap Harlot Show When: Saturday, May 7 Where: Shasta District Fair Grounds, Anderson Vendor deadline: April 15 The Burlap Harlot Show is an Artisan Faire featuring local artists, food, and music in a fun environment for our community. Its organizers invite you to join in th
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What’s stuck on the chimney here? We presume it isn’t Santa. And how about that
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Helmet-cam video via a Seattle TV station....
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Last night President Obama gave an address to the world explaining his justification for taking military action in Libya. Obama has seen a lot of opposition from right wing and left wing leaders alike. Many political leaders are upset with the path Obama took to gain approval for the no fly zone over Libyan airspace. [...]
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 25 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Unlimited Depth: 102 inches at base, 223 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, 2
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Contra Marc's takeaway from this excellent Wall Street Journal piece about the volatility of our state's tax system and one lonesome voice of sanity in managing it, I'd suggest that California does not soak the rich. California does indeed have...
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Spring sessions are under way! Now that the weather is clearning, our schedule is getting tight again. Flowers are getting ready to bloom, everything is green, soon we will see those beautiful poppies all over the place. If you are looking to do a spring session now is the time to book! Call today 223-5456 or click on the l
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Tehama County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for the thief or thieves who stole a solar panel from a Cottonwood home.
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After a sunny Monday that ended a nearly two-week string of soggy days in the north state, rain may return today. There's a 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service. It should be mostly cloudy with a high of 63 degrees. The clouds are expected to cle
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Dozens of people gathered beneath the shade and softly sloping branches of a gargantuan deodar cedar Monday afternoon. They were there  to sign petitions and show support for the downtown heritage grove and its nearby historic bungalow at Yuba and Oregon streets. That site is slated for the construction of a new cour
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Police searched the hillsides off North Market Street for several hours Monday night but were unable to find a man wanted in connection with a residential burglary earlier this month.
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Even if she did plead no contest Monday to voluntary manslaughter in her husband's 1992 slaying, Kristi Lyn Lunbery says she did not kill her husband with a close-range rifle shot through the head in April 1992 as he was sleeping in their Burney home.
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Council needs to get cutting
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Retirees and other Social Security recipients must be wondering whom the government is trying to kid.
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Whom do they represent?
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Once again, a logical solution to California's estimated $25 billion budget quandary stares the state in the face. All the money that would be needed to keep all services going, pay all state employees and meet pension obligations now sits in government hands.
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It's clear that if the Hornets are going to make a run at a boys tennis Eastern Athletic League championship, they will have to go through defending EAL champs Shasta to get there.
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The Knights aren't in any position to lose any more home games this season.
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The Knights were supposed to be more of a small-ball team this season. The type that steals bases, bunts runners over and generally manufacture runs.
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The Enterprise High boys golf team took fifth place out of 18 teams in the Pleasant Valley Invitational at Bidwell Park Golf Club on Monday.
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About 100 people turned out on a sunny Monday for a midday vigil honoring a stand of thick-trunked evergreens in downtown Redding.
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A Redding Electric Utility lineman arrested in January on suspicion of driving a city-owned truck while intoxicated quit before disciplinary proceedings against him were completed.
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With record snow dumping on the area, the Mt. Shasta Ski Park is extending its 25th anniversary season.
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An April 13 preliminary hearing was scheduled Monday in Shasta County Superior Court for a Redding man whose 15-year-old daughter went missing for a month late last year and is now accusing him of having fondled her three years ago.
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In 1911: Thomas McCoy, miner, age 25, fell 40 feet down a chute in the Mammoth Mine. No bones were broken, but he suffered a severe concussion. He was in the Mammoth Copper Co.'s hospital. Dr. Sandholdt said McCoy probably would recover, although his injuries were more severe than those of Otto Shepherd, who was knocked
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Brian Burroughs has returned to Shasta County to open his own restaurant.
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While environmental activists took to downtown Redding Monday over worries that a new courthouse would destroy trees in the area, Shasta County is readying tests of the site for other environmental hazards.
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Competing against 22 teams from around California, Riley McBroome said he didn't think his team had a shot at the Odyssey of the Mind competition.
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Great Harvest Bread Co. in Redding will donate $1 to the Haven Humane Society for every honey bunny sold during the Easter season.
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Police find a camera in bathroom
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Police are searching the hillside area off North Market Street for a suspect who ran from police.
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About 15 minutes ago there was a big cat squabble knock-down-drag-out under my house. I went out and untangled the hose to shoot water under there to prise the participants out, but it wasn't necessary. Yaz came stumbling out, looking a bit dazed. I advised him to come in the house, which he did. Presently I saw one of the
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From the Wall Street Journal: Nearly half of California's income taxes before the recession came from the top 1% of earners: households that took in more than $490,000 a year. High earners, it turns out, have especially volatile incomes--their earnings...
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Simpson University will hold its annual athletic fundraising golf tournament at Tierra Oaks Club on Friday, May 6.
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Jan Dinkel, Simpson University’s director of nursing, was honored with the Women of Achievement for Community Service award by the Redding Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
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All are invited to join in these evenings of music and fun at St. Joseph School.
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Join the Bostonian Tea Party on April 18 for A Celebration of America at the Sundial Bridge.
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It turned out to be another impressive victory for the McCallum family! Heather McCallum earned first place in the Rotary Club of Redding’s four-way speech contest earlier this week. Her sister, Kathryn, won top honors in the same competition last year.
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Twelve days of shear bliss and beauty in the Western Caribbean
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Kenneth Jones, Redding
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Cost of living is flat? Only in official reports
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Stan Little, Old Station
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Special districts sit on rich nest eggs
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See who was at what local event.
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I used to think that being a grandparent would be the easiest job ever. If you could survive being a parent with firsthand experience, surely you'd remember enough to wing it the second time around.
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I wish I could take credit for this picture but I can’t. I just thought I would share this with my fellow Star Wars fans. You have to admit this is a pretty cool costume.
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I have been Combing the Internet trying to find a Real discussion, having to do with the "Actual' Use of Medical Marijuana!  I seem to be able to find a plethora of sites with idiotic bantering of/about "Yeah Man...My Bud Rocks DUDE!", and even the occasional brain picker concerning the neurotransmitter receptors, 
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Two Hornbrook men were arrested Saturday on suspicion of probation violations, including drug and an assault weapon possession.
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Northstate Realtors need to know a lot about water wells. Outside of our local cities, or the unincorporated areas served by local water districts, a homeowner’s only choice is to rely on groundwater. Modern well systems are not extremely complex electromechanical devices, but like so many things in the world of re
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Discipline I don’t know about you, but I have often found myself to be the master of setting goals and then caving in due to a lack of discipline. I can’t help but think th
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 18 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Unlimited Depth: 102 inches at base, 261 inches at top New snow overnight: No New snow during the past 24 hours: 7” Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 19 gr
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Spotted in Tehama County yesterday. Or bigger protests around the White House (see this indie report) over this Libya incursion (to use a Nixonian word)....
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A house fire in Redding caused an estimated 150-Thousand Dollars in damage. Crews were called to 1379 Willis Street around 5:30 Saturday morning. When they arrived, Firefighters found smoke and fire coming from the residence. An aggressive attack kept the fire from spreading to a second home on the property. The main hou
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The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office hopes to corral a thief as they investigate a theft from a ranch in the northern part of the county. An employee at the Copper Ranch on Jelly’s Ferry Road reported that sometime between 6 o’clock Saturday night and 8 o’clock Sunday morning, somebody cut a fence t
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Police are looking for someone who broke into a Red Bluff gas station and stole cigarettes. Officers were called to the U-S-A gas station on Antelope Boulevard around 1:30 Sunday morning after a witness reported seeing someone leaving the gas station through a broken glass door. The suspect shattered the front door, stol
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A 73-year-old woman was hit and killed by an alleged drunk driver while riding her bike in Red Bluff. Police received a report of a hit-and-run collision at Red Bluff City Park around 5:30 Saturday evening. The suspect vehicle was described as a dark-colored Dodge pickup. Shortly after the first crash, dispatch received
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Water regulators will dump more water from Lake Shasta into the Sacramento River starting late today, prompting the sheriff to close the waterway to recreational boating.
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An April 13 preliminary hearing was scheduled today in Shasta County Superior Court for a Redding man whose 15-year-old daughter went missing for a month late last year and is now accusing him of having fondled her three years ago.
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Kristi Lyn Lunbery says she did not kill her husband with a close range rifle shot through the head in April 1992 as he was sleeping in their Burney home.
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Tehama Sheriff’s deputies are looking for whoever stole $4,000 worth of fencing material from a ranch on Jelly’s Ferry Road over the weekend.
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It's Tax Day, of course....and what an appropos day to open (in selected cities, and probably not Redding) the long-awaited movie "Atlas Shrugged Part I." Click here for details....
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Well this will be an interesting congressional hearing: The Republican chairmen of the House Ways and Means Health and Oversight subcommittees have trained their sites on AARP, the nation's largest advocacy group for older Americans. Health Subcommittee Chairman Wally Herger,...
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Dorie Rhoads and Mike Birondo, both of Redding, are engaged to be married June 18, 2011, at the Lake Front Wedding Chapel in Lake Tahoe. Dorie and her two children, Hannah and Mason, along with Mike and his three children, Hailee, Carson and Ashlee, will be joined together as one family.
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Julia Pryor of Redding and Erik Baldwin of Palo Cedro are engaged to be married July 3, 2011, at a private residence in Palo Cedro. The bride-elect is the daughter of Don and Teresa Pryor of Anderson. She was born in New Mexico and moved with her family to California to complete her high school years at Anderson High. Upon
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Kelly Knight and Neal Kinder and engaged to be married Sept. 10, 2011, at the Senior Citizens Hall in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Phil and Kathy Rowe of Redding; and Rick Talbot of Redding. She is attending nursing school and is scheduled to graduate in August. Her fiance is the son of Karen and Ken Kinder
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Kristy King and Matthew Ivey are engaged to be married June 25, 2011, at the Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom. The bride-elect is the daughter of Judy King of Santa Rosa and the late Felix King. She is a 2003 graduate of Anderson High School. She is currently a full-time student at American River College. Her fiance is the son o
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Retta Kay and Nicolas Burkett, both of Anderson, are engaged to be married May 15, 2011, at the TBS Ranch in Palo Cedro. The bride-elect is the daughter of Billy and Rebecca Kay of Anderson. She is a 2004 graduate of West Valley High School and a 2009 graduate of Simpson University with a bachelor's degree in business admi
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Valerie Perez and Thomas Hartley, both of Anderson, are engaged to be married Sept. 17, 2011, at the Riverview Country Club in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dawn Smith of Redding and Ernesto Perez of Salinas. She graduated from Central Valley High School in 2000. She is a caseworker at Youth and Family in And
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Maybe so. Here's Secrecy News: The U.S. intelligence community will prepare a National Intelligence Estimate on the implications of the continuing decline in U.S. manufacturing capacity, said Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) citing recent news reports. "Last month Forbes reported that...
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The conservative website FlashReport posts a tweet calling the Legislature's Republicans off-message for seeking, as part of their "term sheet," the restoration of state funding for fairs. The highest priority in the world? Maybe not, but the fairs that are...
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Scott and Thelma Dowell
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Stacy Bogdan and Shayne Hale, both of Redding, were married Jan. 21, 2011, in Sacramento. The ceremony was followed with a reception at Embassy Suites. The bride has two sons, Justin and Ryan. She works for Shasta County Office of Education and is pursuing her bachelor's degree with University of Phoenix. The groom has a
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Haley Ford of Palo Cedro and John Carter of Chico are engaged to be married June 18, 2011, at the TBS Ranch in Palo Cedro. The bride-elect is the daughter of David and Kathy Ford of Palo Cedro. She graduated from Foothill High School in 2003. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in liberal studies from CSU Chico in 2007.
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After about a four-day interruption brought by snow storms, KRCR News Channel 7 today is back on the airwaves around the north state.
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In a really Good Way!  The First of this budding Venture..."The Burlap Harlot Show" at the Anderson Fairgrounds May 7th, is promising to be a really Spectacular Event!  Everyone Needs To Get Out There...This is a Perfect Example "Buy Local & B
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I was on vacation last week, staring out the window and sulking over the rain. But while I was out a correspondent relayed this spreadsheet detailing Lake Shasta's water levels and flood-stopping capacity at a few recent moments --- and...
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Lorie Lynn Designs: The Burlap Harlot Show
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Alright I don’t really care how the bar owner tries to spin this it is never alright to place cameras in the bathroom of your business even if you are trying to curtail vandalism of your property. This is truly disgusting and I hope they throw the book at this guy. If you want to [...]
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With nearly 22 feet of snow at the top, Mt. Shasta Ski Park is extending its season to Easter weekend. The park, which is celebrating its 25th season, was originally slated to close April 17. Now the park will close April 17, then reopen April 22-24, spokesman Jim Mullins said this morning.
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Last week brought a first candle for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the much-maligned and much-celebrated health reform law.
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Nordli Ransom, Redding
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The storms of life go dancing
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State's words
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Homeland heroes go without a home
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Those who would cut Social Security benefits continue their crusade to misinform the American public. The most baseless claim making the rounds are that the Social Security Trust Fund is nothing more than a file cabinet full of IOUs, with no value; just an accounting gimmick.
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Finding fitness in the age of technology
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Put guns away safely
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Hope cracks through
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A kayaker (click here) takes a breather while holding on to a picnic table on the flooded Sacramento River Trail. "RMullis" e-mailed the photo and description to CNN's reader-submitted iReport section....
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No injuries were reported this morning in a head-on collision between two vehicles on Placer Road near Igo.
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Trinity Center is located at the tip of Trinity Lake. It’s a small resor
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After nearly two weeks of wintry storms and cloudy skies, the sun will shine today on Redding again. Today should be mostly sunny, with a high near 62 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Winds should be out of the north or northwest at 5 mph. The rain hasn't completely gone away though. Th
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What: “Salt Shockers - Be Informed, Be Healthy,” a talk on how sodium affects your health, increases blood pressure and risk for heart disease -- and what you can do about it. When: Wednesday (March 30), 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Where: Redding Public Library Cost: Free The U.S. diet is high in salt and many don’t [...]
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The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, announces that Shasta Land Trust has been awarded accredited status. Less than eight percent of the 1,700 land trusts in the United States have achieved this level of accomplishment and recognition. “Accredited land trusts meet nat
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Editor's note: On Saturday, North State residents Laura Gore, Joy Garcia, Abby Webb and Melissa Buciak joined thousands of others around the country in this year's 'Fight For Air Climb' to raise money for the American Lung Association. Their goal: to climb all 1,197 stairs to the top of the Bank of America Building in Sa
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A Red Bluff woman was killed after a man suspected of drunken driving struck her while she was riding her bicycle in downtown Red Bluff.
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In 1911: The Mammoth Copper Co. commenced to drive a new adit tunnel at the mine. The tunnel will be approximately half a mile in length, 2,200 feet. The new tunnel will be 7 by 9 feet.
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The Sacramento River crested its banks Sunday, flooding parts of the area beneath the walkway at the Sundial Bridge in Redding. Flooding was reported in downtown Redding and near Churn Creek Road as heavy rains fell over parts of town. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation said releases from Keswick Dam upstream of Redding were at
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With signs of protest in one hand and umbrellas in the other, north state peace advocates braved Sunday's downpour in Redding to take their annual stand against war.
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Members of the Northern Hispanic Latino Coalition and others set to the streets of Anderson on Sunday afternoon to honor the late civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, chanting "Si se puede!" — "Yes, we can!"
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I hate to see news headlines like this. To make matters worse this involved another complete moron who decided to drive drunk! I can’t stand cowards that drink and get behind the wheel of a car. It also peeves me that all too often when we hear about these drunk drivers involved in accidents they [...]
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In this video from 1992 Whoopi Goldberg admits that she was stoned when she accepted her Oscar for her performance in the movie Ghost.
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It looks like March will go out like a lamb and we will finally get some spring-like weather. Monday will be sunny with a few clouds and temperatures in the low- to mid-60s. There will be a few more clouds Tuesday from the trailing end of a storm that is moving into the Pacific Northwest. High pressure will be along the wes
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A Red Bluff woman was killed after a man suspected of drunken driving struck her while she was riding her bicycle in downtown Red Bluff.
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I just love a good ad. Besides potentially causing fires a clogged dryer vent may back carbon monoxide into your breathing space - with gas dryers. When we clean a dryer we are installing the LintAlert which tells you when the system is getting clogged. You don't have to wait until it takes two or three cycles to dry and a
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Firefighters have been called to reported flooding this afternoon at an apartment complex off Churn Creek Road in Redding.
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On the corner of Swasey and Hwy 299 there is an upcoming Fannie Mae foreclosure property coming soon.
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Ordinary I often think about life, especially life as a catholic man in this modern world. I have come to believe that there are some exceptional people in the world, but for
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The original Armstrong Ranch was established by Thomas Benton Armstrong who arrived in Shasta County in the 1860s and soon became a large landowner and stockraiser in the Viola, Manton, Ash Creek and Balls Ferry areas. In 1890 he purchased...
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We took in some local theater at Riverfront. They had some awesome finger food before the show served up by Jewel’s Catering. And dessert at intermission. Excellent wine pours by longtime thespian Jet Thomas.
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Last night Gary and I went to dinner at Priya, a fabulous Indian restaurant. We went to stand in line at buffet and got behind a group of about 8 or 10 people who had come in together. There were two women who held up the entire line by having to have an erudite discussion about each item in the buffet, its hist
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These amazing little ceramic pieces were apparently all made in Palo Cedro by a talented artist and loving mother. Here's the description accompanying this recently posted YouTube video: "...I spent today feeling close to my Mom:-) This brings me...
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Red Bluff police officers are looking for a person they say broke a glass door at an Antelope Boulevard gas station early this morning and made off with several cartons of cigarettes.
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Today should be around 53 degrees and rainy in Redding. Forecasters predict an 80 percent chance of precipitation, mainly after 11 a.m. But prepare for a sunny week starting Monday. Forecasters predict sunshine every day this week, with temperatures in the 60s and 70s, and Thursday could get up to 78 degrees.
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Doni: Welcome, Phil, to Doni's Dish. I'm pleased to feature you, anewscafe.com's intrepid cartoonist,  as my second Dish partner. This means you're off the hook for a cartoon today. You're welcome. Phil: Did you say anewscafe.com's insipid cartoonist? I'm not arguing, just want to make sure the ol' tin foil hat is working
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Spending my Saturday night at the showboat long in redding singing Neil diamond karaoke. Diamonds in the rough.
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Angela Emmen of Happy Valley photographed this turkey vulture enjoying a salmon Feb. 8 at Battle Creek Wildlife Area.
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Shasta County firefighters spent most of Saturday battling small blazes at an abandoned home on Star Drive in south Redding.
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A fire early Sunday morning in downtown Redding caused $150,000 damage to a home on Willis Street.
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In 1911: Deposits to the Bank of Shasta County fell off $382,000 in a year, forcing the bank to close its doors. A plan was under consideration to reorganize the bank. Despite the failure of the bank, the people and the businessmen of Shasta County still had a warm corner in their hearts for the pioneer financial institutio
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Runners who like to split time between pavement and dirt can now do so with just one pair of shoes.
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A program to help people cope with chronic illness is facing a time crunch of sorts.
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Receipts: 326; March 18: 341. Compared with previous sale: Slaughter cows and bulls steady. Few stockers, but good market. Off lots and singles $7-$15 less than top offerings.
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Dear Babe: I played on the 1948 American Legion team in Kalamazoo, Mich. We won the state championship and were given the choice of a large trophy or an autographed miniature baseball signed by Babe Ruth on his deathbed. The team obviously picked the baseball. Up until now I have always believed the signature to be authenti
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The Mount Shasta region seems to breed more than its share of larger-than-life characters. Among them, by anyone's measure, is Byron Cross, 66, a native of Weed who lives in Mount Shasta.
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I love my smartphone. As a self-proclaimed Nerd Chick, I should probably be ashamed by how reluctant I was to jump on the smartphone bandwagon, but once my old flip-phone finally dialed its last digit I took the leap and will never look back.
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Is Stillwater Business Park really shovel ready?
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The long-vacant Red Bluff Ford dealership likely won't be turned into a combination ice rink and entertainment venue, despite a Red Bluff businessman's efforts to bring one to the north state.
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More than 100 people came to the Redding Veteran's Memorial Hall on Yuba Street downtown Saturday to welcome home Vietnam veterans.
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The Redding area might see the sun starting Monday, but rain continued Friday and Saturday. More rain is expected today.
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As I write these lines, the clouds keep coming along with the wind and the rain.
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Q: Regarding the Feb. 12 article about the guy following the driver for 40 miles, wouldn't the complainer have been better off to write down the license plate number and call the CHP's nonemergency line and request the CHP send a warning letter to the registered owner for driving dangerously? Then the complainer cou
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RED BLUFF — The Tehama County agency that handles stray dogs and cats has reported its lowest-ever euthanasia rate for canines.
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The estate planning process can get bogged down if you are not prepared to consider key issues before meeting with an attorney.
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Financial literacy is an important issue, particularly in today's economy. This year, the Redding Library will participate in the American Library Association's Money Smart Week30 p.m. in the Community Room.
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If you're in the construction industry, you've heard of Tyvek, DuPont's water-resistant polyethylene material that's used to wrap a house to prevent water or excess moisture from entering. It's also used to cover boats, cars and campers and for all sorts of packaging — medical, industrial and elect
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Despite the poor economy, north state parents continue to sign up their children in sports in growing numbers.
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Used to be journalism was a craft, dominated by people named Breslin, Woodward & Bernstein, Pyle, Hirsh, Bly, Bourke-White, Twain and Hemingway.They wrote gritty, dark truths. They took pictures that
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Fancy Little Things is an inspiring Blog founded by my friend
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Normally I do not pack for a trip too far in advance because then I can't ever remember if I packed certain things. "Did I pack that? I better check" - and in five minutes the contents of my bag is strewn all over the house while I search for the forgotten thing which, it turns out, I did pack.But somehow
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The Department of Transportation is no longer screening all vehicles for chains about 10 miles north of Redding at Fawndale Road.
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Geraldine Ferraro, who in 1984 became the first woman to run for vice president on a major party ticket, only to lose in a landslide, died Saturday. She was 75.
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Renowned American wildflower and native plant advocate Lady Bird Johnson, founder of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in central Texas, once wrote: "Wherever I go in America, I like it when the land speaks its own language in its own regional accent." But of course in order to hear this language, we need to [...]
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…became the Buckeye Pioneer Cemetery. A rainy day seems appropriate for a few images. There’s only this one marker. The names date
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Trashcan Trifecta! Other photographers might have rolled the wheeled bins out of the shot. Nope. Got all 3 for you. They offer a sense of scale for these 2 diminutiv
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The Redding area might see the sun on Monday but rain continues today with the possibility of thunderstorms after 11 a.m.
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Lani Kitkowski of the local chapter of "The California Protective Parents Association" and Kathleen Russell of "The Center for Judicial Excellence" along with an anonymous parent of a court abducted child, were interviewed Friday Morning on KQM's "First Call" Morning show with Steve Gibson and Ray Roberts.It was great
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A fire this morning in downtown Redding caused $150,000 damage to a home on Willis Street.
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A string of storm cells moving over the north state Friday produced drenching cloudbursts and mighty thunderclaps.
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Shasta County's job picture in February remained relatively unchanged from the previous month, the state reported Friday.
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For two families seeking respite in Redding from the crisis in Japan, the toughest part right now just may be the haunting uncertainty.
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The Wolves are flexing their offensive muscles this season.
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The deluge came later this season, but weather always seems to put a damper on the north state's spring season.
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Downtown Redding is going strong, according to the more than a hundred business owners and community members who filled the Cascade Theatre on Friday for the State of Downtown celebration.
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"So what do you think of Redding's past and future?" That's how a correspondent concluded a recent e-mail. My answer: Sad to say, I'm acutely and chronically pessimistic about Redding's future.
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Patricia Lee Root, Anderson
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After an embarrassing four days of squabbling — the participants preferred to call it "grueling negotiations" — NATO has agreed to take over command of enforcing the no-fly zone over Libya.
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Barbara Nidever is worried about what she sees and bothered by the smell of the 17 horses in a pasture across Radio Lane from her home.
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The theater troupe responsible for the popular annual show "A Cascade Christmas" in Redding is closing after seven years, but Cascade Theatre management says the revue will go on, with plans to coordinate a show for 2011.
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Started 15 years ago to help Siskiyou County expand its specialty food industry, a shared-use kitchen that also provides product design and development consulting has expanded.
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This is an awesome star wars slot machine at win river casino in Redding,Ca. The only problem is that it doesn’t pay out unless you are with the rebel force. My Boba Fett watch didn’t help.
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Several years ago, Gail Locke, Tehama County Continuum of Care chair, attended a workshop in Sacramento on how to better serve the homeless in her community. She learned Sacramento and San Francisco were following a national program called Project Homeless Connect, in which services including medical services, bicycle repai
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Dining at Nipa's Thai Cuisine on Churn Creek Road tonight brought back memories of banjo and piano players, Dixieland jazz, straw hats, "Ye Public House," etc. As I remember, this 1968 picture of the Shakey's pizza store in Sioux City,...
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Four students vie in spelling contests
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Looking for work? Well, if you're a registered nurse, the opportunities in Shasta County were plentiful in February. That's according to the state Employment Development Department, which started tracking job listings for California counties last month. The numbers show that there were 92 want ads
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The following poem is by Rebecca Sulages, the wife of a Montana State Trooper. As the nationwide assault on Law Enforcerment continues at a record pace, the pain in this poem is felt all too often.Left Behind
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Wet roadways and stormy weather this evening caused a four-car wreck on Highway 44 east of Shasta View Drive in Redding, area dispatchers are reporting.
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Remarkable video, from both in and out of the water. Makes me want to take a trip to The Fly Shop....
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It runs just 86 pages and will be on exhibit at the Smithsonian this fall. From the Wall Street Journal: In 1820, after retiring from public life, Jefferson produced a second scripture by subtraction--the book that is now being...
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Our winner is Ron who guessed it correctly at 12:25. It is the Jet Center at the Redding Airport. Congratulations Ron! And thank you everyone for playing. Good game today. And a big thank you to River City Java who...
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In about 1884, an enterprising man named Samuel Thomas Alexander moved from Hawaii to Oakland, then traveled north seeking new investments for his own agricultural empire after having already established one in Hawaii with his partner Henry Perrine Baldwin. From a young age, Alexander had many ideas he wasn’t afraid to tr
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As you can see in this picture this storm trooper thinks he is sneaking up on two Jedi.
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Recent storms have dumped so much snow in the mountains across Northern California that high voltage power lines are now a hazard.
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Starting fresh is one of the joys of having a backyard vegetable garden. Organic Gardening magazine trialed some 60 varieties of plants last year to help gardeners determine what new plants they may want to try.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley provides tips for hanging photographs and framed artwork.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners offer hints for pruning hydrangeas.
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Jim and Debby Wiegand welcome nesting bluebirds to their Redding yard each year. The birds gobble up insects in the garden and are fun to watch. They encourage others to put up nesting boxes for Western bluebirds.
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A band of moderate to heavy rain is moving through the Redding area after pounding the south side of town and Anderson earlier this afternoon.
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This girl is awesome. This is by far the best song ever. Thank God it’s Friday.
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Sacramento River flows will double by this evening as water regulators open the Keswick Dam sluice ways again to control buoyant Lake Shasta levels.
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Released - Easter 2011 Watch the Promo!
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I have to say it...okay, so, I know she does not use a computer, but I have to say it anyway... maybe it will help someone else? :) I went over to a friends house, she has children, a decent home and a couple
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This guy needs to chill and take his meds.
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Does this guy look like a homosexual to you?
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A tree fell onto a power line near Igo early today, causing a nearly nine-hour outage for 51 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers.
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What is this building and where is 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 River City Java and an award...
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Winter will end … I know, according to the sun and calendar, spring started at 4:21 pm last Sunday, but after standing up 4 or 5 of my wife’s plants that just blew over for the fourth time in the last week, even I was beginning to wonder if this winter weather pattern would ever [...]
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Sitting here in our carport/nursery, my fingers are stiff from the cold. The propane heater is going, trying desperately to supply enough heat to keep the babies warm and us from freezing. The snow blew sideways and the wind screamed...
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If ever you wanted to listed to some great 80s power-pop, look no further than Chicago's own Material Issue.Formed in 1985 by Jim Ellison, the band lasted until 1995, when Ellison took his own life shortly after his 32nd birthday.Most of the band's songs
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The quality and quantity of good foreclosure homes seems to be trending downward lately. A few months back, we had over 270 REO homes listed in our MLS. Today that nu
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Chain restrictions have been lifted on Interstate 5 but remain over portions of Highway 44 and 89.
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The early spring barrage of wintry weather will continue today in the far northern Sacramento Valley with gusty winds, unseasonably cool temperatures and occasional showers. Heavy snow will continue in the mountains above 3,000 feet. Shower chances across the valley floor are 60 percent today, according t
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What: Cesar Chavez Day & Latino Graduate Scholarship Awards When: Sunday, (March 27), 1 p.m. Where: Anderson City Hall Join us to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day and the ninth annual Latino Graduate Scholarship Awards. At 1 p.m., a memorial march in remembrance of Cesar Chavez begins at Anderson City Hall, followed by a tri
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As you may recall, I am working my way through Larousse Gastronomique with A News Cafe, rather slowly, I admit. My family has just moved into a new home, and amusingly enough, I am now baking in what I lovingly call my 'Easy Bake Oven.' Now that the Charroins are settled and back to somewhat [...]
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During the early days of Shasta County, the pioneers found ways to entertain themselves with some gruesome and bloody activities. One such activity were bear and bull fights.
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Haven Humane Society needs volunteers to work with animals and in the office.
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Last week, I dished out the top softball players to keep an eye on this season.
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Area teams were shut out of Northern Section prep girls basketball titles this season, but individual honors were awarded to some of its standouts.
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All season long, the Eastern Athletic League North put arguably the most talent on the court at one time in the Northern Section.
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President Obama is proud of how he put together the Libyan operation. A model of international cooperation. All the necessary paperwork. Arab League backing. A Security Council resolution. (Everything but a resolution from the Congress of the United States, a minor inconvenience for a citizen of the world.) It's war as
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The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution guarantees certain fundamental American rights — due process, and protection against double jeopardy and self-incrimination.
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Debra Anderson, Redding
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Young entrepreneurspitch for $2,500
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Man looking for dogdisappears in river
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Redding police arrested a Cottonwood man after finding 13 emaciated pit bulls and a dead puppy at his home.
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As news of U.S. military involvement in Libya dominates the national debate, a north state coalition of peace activists plans to make its annual stand against war.
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Shasta County fifth- and seventh-graders slipped backward slightly in statewide physical fitness testing, according to state test results released Thursday.
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Police reports and other documents filed in the case related to a 3-year-old boy who shot himself at his great-grandfather's home paint a picture of a normal Sunday that quickly turned to tragedy.
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Though Cesar Chavez Day isn't until Thursday, the Northern Hispanic Latino Coalition will celebrate the late civil rights leader's life and accomplishments Sunday in Anderson.
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Another round of wintry weather hit the north state Thursday, soaking Redding with rain, covering the mountains with snow and slapping the whole area with high winds.
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Emotions ran high Thursday night at the Redding City Charter Exploration Committee as most who spoke during the public comment phase blasted the idea of removing the prevailing wage.
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After two hours of deliberation, jurors Thursday convicted a 49-year-old Bella Vista man of first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing of his girlfriend last summer.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are dual, identical and volley. Here, in 100 words, is my response: Keep your distanceThe black jeans, the polished-black Doc Martens, the Misfits T-shirt (black, of course) are a cloak.A way to plow throug
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Every time I am about to go on vacation, I get these feelings of deep remorse and regret and a strong feeling that I shouldn't go. I shouldn't spend the money, I shouldn't be away so long, etc. Note: supermatt41
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton welcomed NATO’s decision to enforce the no-fly zone over Libya, although it will not take total control of the military operations against Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi. Clinton described NATO as “well-suited to coordinating this international effort.” She also announc
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Start smart with breakfast
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Jurors today convicted a 49-year-old Bella Vista man of first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing of his girlfriend last summer.
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A wreck that blocked traffic this afternoon on southbound Interstate 5 just north of the Churn Creek Road exit has been cleared from the road, dispatchers are reporting.
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The Whiskeytown Chaser endurance ride is scheduled to return on April 9 with new event organizers and courses. The long-distance equestrian event has evolved a great deal over the past two decades. It has earned a reputation as a great early season training ride for the prestigious Tevis Cup 100-mile ride over the Sierra N
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Dance Project founder James Santos, whose dynamic dance and musical shows have become a huge hit in Redding, announced Thursday that he’s ending the Dance Project following April’s run of “The Sound of Music” at the Cascade Theatre. In October, Santos took a job as an assistant artistic director with one of Cirque d
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Two Tehama County men are going to prison for a burglary that became an arson. Trevor Hill was arrested in September, and then bailed out but had to be returned on a warrant after forfeiting his $35,000 bail bond. Richard Guttridge was arrested in late October for the same case and both men were to be tried together befo
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A bank robbery suspect who led police on a high speed pursuit made a court appearance Tuesday. 35-year-old Jason Christman of Stayton, Oregon, reportedly walked into the Rabobank on Hilltop Drive around 9:30, and gave the teller a note demanding money. The teller handed him an undisclosed amount of cash, and Christman le
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Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko has lifted a boating ban on the Sacramento River imposed Monday due to high water flows.
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Amid swirling storm winds this morning the second eaglet in the Turtle Bay bald eagle nest broke from its shell.
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A 25-year-old Mount Shasta man was killed Wednesday night after jumping off the roof of the Mt. Shasta Apartments, police said.
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A storm this morning knocked out power to about 1,000 homes and businesses in Shasta County.
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p>Strong gusty winds have knocked down trees and power lines in isolated spots around Shasta County.
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Sure feels like it. Stay safe and dry today, make some tea and play "Storm of the Decade" by local string band Muletown. Click here, go the audio player at the bottom of the page and use the arrows...
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Ice and high winds atop Shasta Bally this morning weakened the broadcast signal from the KRCR News Channel 7 antenna.
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The year was 1908. Hobo Gulch, also known as Hobo Gully, was located about one block north of Cottonwood's VFW Hall on the west side of the railroad tracks. It was a well-known stopping over and camping place for the...
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1. Karen Savoca with Pete Heitzman 8 p.m. Friday at Bernie’s Guitar, 3086 Bechelli Lane, Redding. Acoustic soul repertoire. Tickets are $15. Go to www.oaksongs.org. Call 223-2040.
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Artist Kim Stokely started painting at the suggestion of a teacher who recommended that she paint her dreams. Stokely has vivid dreams with strong images and hadn’t painted much in her life. She appreciated this idea, because no one would have any expectation of how the images should look. These early paintings opened a c
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Busy man, Gregory McChristian, executive chef of the Woodside Grill in Anderson, one of my favorite north state restaurants.
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Burt is a crusty former accountant who tends toward sloppiness; Harold enters into retirement with a string of failed businesses and marriages in tow. After a 42-year separation, the two “friends” reunite at a retirement home.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 25 degrees. Skies: Snowing Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 100 inches at base, 204 inches at top New snow overnight: 6” New snow during the past 24 hours: 12” Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 19 gr
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Authorities today have not resumed searching for a man who disappeared Wednesday into the flooded East Sand Slough in Red Bluff looking for his dog.
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Chain restrictions continue on mountain roads north and east of Redding this afternoon.
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This 1996 home is about 1419 sqft. It’s in a nice area in east Redding, not far from
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Redding police arrested two men and a woman early this morning after a man reported the trio had assaulted and robbed him.
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A piece I wrote for the RS during a similar stormy spell five years ago: Headline: "You're not crazy - it's days, days of dreary weather" Saturday, April 15, 2006 The weather. It's been the talk of the town --...
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The north state is in for a stormy day. The National Weather Service has posted a variety of warnings, watches and advisories for damaging winds, potentially flooding rains and heavy mountain snow above 2,500 feet today through tonight. Rain chances today and tonight in the greater Redding area are 100 pe
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Artist John Streeby has been a permanent fixture at Dennis Halkides’ new Gallery833 on Mistletoe Lane since it opened late last year. That’s where John met Joe Wong, local entrepreneur and business owner. Or rather, that’s where Joe Wong met John’s smaller, abstract sculptures and decided that a large-scale steel ve
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Tiger Mom, meet Lawsuit Mom.
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Dave Allen, Redding
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The cost to the United States of military operations in connection with Libya will not be great -- at least measured against the $1.6 trillion deficit the country will run this year or even the $118 billion the Pentagon is asking to fight the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for another year.
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Do you have a local health care professional who has changed your life? Consider nominating him or her in the Record Searchlight's Health Care Heroes program.
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Health's a funny thing. For most people, when they have their health they never think about it. But when they lose their health it's all they think about.
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The U.S. Census of 2000 found that more than 2.4 million grandparents had responsibility for their grandchildren. Just eight years later, a national survey revealed that there were 6.6 million children living with a grandparent. The increase in the number of grandparents taking care of their grandchildren is partly due to f
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BloodSource announced this week is in need of O- donors. Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, O+ and O- blood.
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While the rainy weather replenishes blossoming vegetation, north state residents may have to brace themselves for an uncomfortable spring allergy season.
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Downtown Redding’s Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant has steadily gained a reputation as the North State’s premiere Thursday-, Friday- and Saturday-night music venue. Since opening the doors, owners Janis Logan and Alex Gaxiola set out the welcome mat for the best-known local musicians and made Redding a stop-over-turned-
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Record Searchlight delivery to the Intermountain area may be delayed Thursday morning due to weather. Subscibers may call 246-9888 after 6 a.m. to get an update on specific delivery areas, said Robbie Parham, director of newspaper operations.
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Shasta Head Start, a nonprofit agency, has made it its mission for years to help the lives of young children.
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The way the ninth annual Cubs Classic softball tournament sets up, Big League Dreams is the site of a two-day prep softball bonanza — but only if the weather cooperates.
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Youth football and cheer programs are taking sign ups for the fall season.
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Well here is my seamless Star Wars storm trooper tile for everyone to see and use. I love this thing. I first saw this original image when I went to an MCCHRIS concert in Eugene, OR at the WOW Hall. MCChris was wearing a hoodie with the storm trooper crossbones on the back of it [...]
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Police find Jeep taking in robbery
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C-SPAN busto visit Redding
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The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials said Wednesday they support a state budget proposal to transfer short-term, lower-level offenders from state prisons to county jails.
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A bed and breakfast inn proposed for a northeast Redding subdivision would not be the first catering mainly to Bethel Church visitors.
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Just before 8 a.m. Feb. 23, John Stepp awoke, got up from his futon and walked into the kitchen where his wife was making coffee and cooking breakfast.
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A controversial bed and breakfast proposal from a Redding couple is headed to the city's Planning Commission after Wednesday's Board of Administrative Review meeting.
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An Anderson man and woman were arrested Wednesday morning after Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force agents say they found evidence the two were selling drugs from their Alamo Way apartment.
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A judge Wednesday determined for the second time that a Cottonwood-area woman accused of beating a 7-year-old boy to near death in December 2009 is fit to stand trial.
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They were the first class from Shasta High School to hold a 10-year reunion. But after 65 years, the days of meeting once a decade are over.
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Another strong wintry storm should hit the north state today, prompting high wind and flooding warnings.
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The "interim" tag was removed from Jean King's title Wednesday when the Redding native was named executive director of the Shasta Women's Refuge.
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Redding police arrested a Cottonwood man this afternoon after finding 13 emaciated pit bulls at his home.
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It's been quite a while since I posted an update on our Christmas Boy. Becca Howsman (Becca's Cafe) and I were the ones who collected money, cards, and gifts for the little guy that stole our hearts. All the money...
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I had a dream last night in which I was at some kind of dinner with Brian and some other unspecified older people, one of whom seemed to be his grandmother. I was not happy to be there but did not wish to be contenious among the elders, so I was deferential and polite. Brian sat next to me and said he wanted to talk about "
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A judge today determined that a Cottonwood-area woman accused of beating a 7-year-old boy to near death in December 2009 is fit to stand trial.
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An officer safety alert has been issued this afternoon by the California Highway Patrol for a man who may be armed with a stolen gun and is traveling from Oregon to Mexico, according to dispatch reports.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to allow gay marriages to take place in California while it considers the constitutionality of the state's ban.
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Water regulators will dramatically drop dam releases today and Thursday to make way for the heavy rain expected to swell Sacramento River tributaries.
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Befair property owners can get an estimate on hooking up their property to the new sewer system.
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This skinny little piss ant tries to switch his story around to play the victim. The camera doesn’t lie buddy. I like your little Ali dance in the video.
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Anderson police conducted a drug search at an Alamo Way apartment this morning and arrested two people they suspect of selling narcotics.
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Anderson police have found the Jeep stolen Monday in a convenience store robbery.
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An interview with the kid from the latest viral video on the internet.
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The Weaverville Rod & Gun club kicks off the 2011 season. Our 2011 schedule includes events for shotgun, rifle and pistol shooters. C'mon up and join in the fun!
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In 1909 a fearless air navigator circled Redding. In 1918, the first military aircraft landed. They were three air service Jenny's who landed in a large wheat field west of Cottonwood because of engine problems on one of the planes....
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This person has been stealing stuff from our trailer yard at our office at night. Our office is up in the north part of Redding and as you can see in the video the police have been close behind him at times. If you recognize this truck at all please email me at mattlord@dailydump.net Thanks.
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Cafe that is!  What a nice little neighborhood flavored spot he has on the corner there for the Shamrock Cafe & Creamery! Even though I have been trying to make
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From the Appeal Democrat: Administrators, teachers and literacy coaches representing a Redding elementary school spent their day Tuesday at ...Yuba City('s April Lane Elementary) school to see how it continues to soar in academic achievement, while last year Rother Elementary...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 28 degrees. Skies: Snowing Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 100 inches at base, 198 inches at top New snow overnight: 1” New snow during the past 24 hours: 2” Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 19 g
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Even though I have moved to such a sweet little town that I love, I still do not get out there and hustle like I should for my blog fodder... I do not however, seem to have ANY problem finding trouble (oh, er, uhm), entertainment... when I make my way to the Big Town North!  :)
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Rarely do we see bank-owned investment properties looking this new and well built. Althoug
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What: "Letting Go of Holding On," a workshop on recognizing and responding to clutter and hoarding, presented by Patrick Arbore, EdD. When: Wednesday, March 30, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Registration ends Monday Where: Eagle Room at Win-River Casino Cost: $10 donation (lunch included) ...
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What: Run For the Wild, a fundraiser for Shasta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation When: April 2; Register by Saturday to avoid a late fee Where: Anderson River Park, Anderson Cost: Adults $15, Kids 18 and under $8. Register by March 26, 2011 or there is ...
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A Shingletown man will face misdemeanor charges of failing to properly store a firearm after his great grandson accidentally shot himself in the head last month, the Shasta County District Attorney's office announced this morning.
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Chain restrictions have been lifted on Highway 299 over Buckhorn Summit and Hatchet Mountain.
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The latest in a series of Pacific storms is bringing widespread light-to-moderate rain to the far northern Sacramento Valley and snow to the surrounding mountains early this morning. Today's weather and a stronger storm expected Thursday has prompted the National Weather Service to hoist a series of advisories, w
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In the firefighting profession, time is everything. The loss of a minute on a call could mean the difference between a home being damaged or completely destroyed. Time can translate to a person being rescued or mortally trapped. So when Redding Fire Chief Kevin Kreitman points to a map ...
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Once in a while we all deserve a long weekend. I can't think of a better way to spend it than in Eureka, Humboldt County. This weekend you have a good reason: four days of jazz, swing, calypso and zydeco, plus food, movies, costumed dancers and dance lessons all over town. So, "Get Outta Town" [...]
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... Monogamy is an interesting concept. Are human beings designed to only have one sexual partner in a lifetime? According to the Enrichment Journal's statistics on the divorce rates in America, the divorce rate for first marriages is 41%; the divorce rate for second ...
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I like to bake, but my cakes don't always come out right. What could I be doing wrong?  It's important to be precise when baking a cake. For example, if the recipe calls for "1 cup sifted flour," first sift the flour and then measure it. If it calls for "1 cup flour, sifted," measure the flour by the s
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The Enterprise High School softball team earned its first win of the season with a 7-4 triumph over Foothill on Tuesday.
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Red Bluff's Emily McEnaney is off to a strong start this year, and if the rain ever lets up to allow the Spartans to get in a game, the senior slugger could break a Northern Section home run record very soon.
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It may be only one game into the Eastern Athletic League season but the Cougars are figuring out how they can get back to the EAL Cup final.
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Even though it seems like the last presidential campaign just ended, the 2012 campaign more or less got officially started this week with the announcement by Republican Tim Pawlenty that he was forming a presidential exploratory committee, a nicety that's all but an official announcement. (In the incremental process of
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If you give the REU union membership status I trust you will take away their salary status and put them on an hourly wage. They will receive the same benefits as a grounds keeper or airport worker. No city cars or vehicles or special insurances or benefits for them.
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I find it amusing that state Republicans who reputedly represent the "people" of California are so afraid of a public vote on extending the already-in-place taxes. According to them, they are all about letting the "people" have their say. Guess I was wrong. It would seem that the only people they want to hav
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They say that records are made to be broken. President George W. Bush set a record by adding $3.2 trillion to the national debt over the course of his eight years in office. But Barack Obama has already beaten that record with $4.4 trillion in just his first three years in office
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A 50-year-old nonprofit organization that offers vocational training and personal finance assistance to special-needs clients has purchased a former medical office building in downtown Redding.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies and FBI agents are still looking for a man who robbed a Los Molinos bank at gunpoint in October.
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Over the protests of more than a dozen residents, Shasta County supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan that opens the door to high-density, low-income housing in Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills.
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The Catholic priest who was one of the key whistle-blowers in the Redding Medical Center heart surgery scandal has been placed on leave by his religious order while his superiors investigate allegations that he had affairs with women and abused drugs.
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Kilarc Reservoir could be under the care of the Western Shasta Resource Conservation District within a year.
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In 1911: Louis D. Poole, chief of the Redding Fire Department, was advised that the new automobile fire engine would arrive a bit later than planned.
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Funds raised to pay utilities, rent for a year
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Jacob Berlinghoffgets new attorney
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies arrested a Shasta Lake man Tuesday after he allegedly took a shot at another man.
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Payroll tax filingchanges in 2011
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Leeks look like giant scallions, and they are a close relative. They bring a depth to dishes, but not as much intensity as its onion relatives.
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I am watching a basketball game on TV with Randy, my 6-month-old grandson. It's like watching a game while wrestling a 25-pound spider monkey.
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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 again has a new attorney.
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Sheriff's deputies this afternoon arrested one person after responding to a shooting in Shasta Lake.
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A Tehama County man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after an undercover agent traded marijuana for a video game console.
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Anderson police have little to go on, and are actively seeking witnesses, in their investigation of a serious-injury collision that occurred Tuesday morning. At around 10:15, a newer-model Cadillac four-door and a white Toyota Solara were involved in a crash that sent three people to Mercy Medical Center, two of them on
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Donations to non-profits are sharply down along with the economy, but over $9,000 was raised last week by our sister station K-Shasta 104.3 with their annual Radiothon fundraising drive for Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Research done at the hospital has led to great advances in the survival rate of severa
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A woman has been taken into custody after being found in Red Bluff with her grandson, who she apparently kidnapped over a year ago. The twelve-year-old boy went missing from his home in Anchorage, Alaska on March 20th of last year. It was believed all along that he had been taken by his grandmother, 56-year-old Elizabeth
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Firefighters rescued a child from a burning house in Weed Sunday night. At about ten minutes before ten o’clock, Cal-Fire crews were called to a house fully involved in fire on Wakefield Avenue in Weed. When firefighters arrived, the living room of the home was full of flames. Eight members of the family were outsi
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The Cinderella Motel will be no place for princesses on Thursday. The long-shuttered motel at 600 Rio Street in Red Bluff will be used by the Tehama County sheriff’s department and the Red Bluff and Corning police departments for SWAT team training between the hours of one and nine on Thursday. Neighbors and passe
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Shasta County supervisors today approved the county’s updated general plan, which allows portions of Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills to be rezoned for high-density low-income housing.
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City of Redding crews are ready to provide residents with sandbags, clear storm drains and keep citizens safe during wet and windy weather expected throughout this week. Sand and bags will be available around the clock at Redding Fire Station No. 4 on South Bonnyview ...
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Had never seen Father John Corapi (of RedMed fame) in action before. He's quite the televangelist. Check out this slick YouTube sales promo for one of his DVDs....
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Have you seen the Sacramento River lately? It’s wide, it’s roaring and, as always, it’s very cold. No one needs to tell me to stay the heck out of the water. I guess not everyone has as much respect for the river’s power, though. Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko has ordered the river closed to [...]
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Tehama County Sheriff’s deputies and FBI agents are still looking for a man who robbed a Los Molinos bank at gun point in October.
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The city of Redding will offer residents sandbags to protect property during the storms expected to strike the north state over the next few days.
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Thanks, RS photog Greg Barnette! Click here and then click on the video image and enlarge to full screen....
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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 DAVIS LAKE — The lake is at 69-percent capacity. The ice at the dam is not safe. There is open water showing up above Honker Cove, but the road is covered with 2 feet of new snow and more is coming
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The Catholic priest who was one of the key whistleblowers in the Redding Medical Center heart surgery scandal has been placed on leave by his religious order while his superiors investigate allegations that he had affairs with a number of women and abused drugs.
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An injury wreck is blocking traffic at Highway 273 and South Street in Anderson.
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"Paradiso" Original Framed 9"x12" $275 Today I am trying to tie up some projects that have been dragging on Wa
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The Battle Creek Fish Cultural Station was established in 1896 by the State of California at the mouth of Battle Creek, south side, beside the Sacramento River. Note: This station was located at the "old" mouth of Battle Creek approximately...
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"Open government: Where do we draw the line?" is what the League of Women Voters is calling a forum it's sponsoring at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the Community Room at City Hall. Panelists: City Attorney Rick Duvernay, attorney Walt...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 20 degrees. Skies: Overcast Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 100 inches at base, 198 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, 20
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It’s hard to shoot a cheerful looking real estate photo under gray skies and threaten
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A man told Tehama County Sheriff's deputies someone stole, killed and gutted his red and white Herferd steer just after 5 p.m. Monday.
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Reporter David Benda posted an article today in our local newspaper about Shasta County median home prices going up from $142K in January to $161K in February. Since it seems apparent that we are still in a declining housing mark
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Red Bluff police early this morning arrested a Cameron Park woman wanted in Alaska on suspicion of kidnapping her grandson.
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Forecasters are warning of strong winds with potentially flooding valley rain and heavy mountain snow starting tonight and lasting into Thursday. Today's weather leading up to the incoming storm should be mostly cloudy, with just a 30 percent chance of showers, according to the National Weather Service. South-to-
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If you like glitzy entertainment that pushes the boundaries of silly, you’ll feel right at home in the Parisian apartment of hypochondriac Argan. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s production of “The Imaginary Invalid” – which opened in late February and runs through Nov. 6 -- is an over-the-top adaptation of 17th
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What: Call to Artists for "eARTh" Show in Redding When: April 23; Deadline for art entries and vendor applications is April 8. The 2011 Whole Earth and Watershed Festival organizers announce a call to local artists for its eARTh Show taking place ...
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See who was where at recent events.
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Gourmet soups, local art and live entertainment will be among the activities this weekend offered by the Dunsmuir Railroad Days Committee and the Dunsmuir Revitalization Team. In preparation for the popular Railroad Days event in June, the committee will hold its second annual Soup and Songs Railroad Days fundraiser while t
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The Redding Breakfast Lions Club announced the boys and girls rosters for the 16th All-Star Basketball game on Monday.
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The Redding Christian High School boys golf team captured first place out of 16 teams in the Wolfpack Invitational at Gold Hills Golf Club on Monday.
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The children of a Redding woman who was hit and killed by a pickup driven by a Shasta County supervisor's husband are suing him and the county.
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Two men Monday morning reportedly tied up an Anderson convenience store supervisor at gunpoint, robbed the store and stole her Jeep.
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Redding Area Bus Authority boardmembers criticized RABA's $250,000 marketing campaign and its creator, Ilium Associates, before voting to reduce the funding to $15,000 for the remaining fiscal year.
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A Weed child and another family member were both flown to a Sacramento hospital Sunday after a house fire left them with serious burns.
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The Redding City Council voted Monday night to protect its redevelopment money from Gov. Jerry Brown's budget ax.
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Matt Wiseman, feeds gulls Monday along with wife Tiffany and foster son Cody, 2, along Park Marina Drive. Several people were there throughout the day feeding the ducks, geese and gulls, both wintering birds and spring migrating birds.
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In 1911: Anton Jaegel saved his auto but lost his whiskers in a fire that damaged his whiz wagon. His eyebrows and German mustache were singed, but the machine was saved, thanks to the ready assistance from volunteer firemen. The fire was due to an explosion in the acetylene light plant that illuminates the headlights.
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Redding firm VESTRA Resources Inc. will be awarding two $2,000 scholarships to local high school or continuing college students.
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Federal and state regulators have ordered Quincy-based Plumas Bank to shore up its balance sheet.
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Increased releases down the Sacramento River and a rush of water into its tributaries are pushing the river over its banks around the north state, prompting swift-water warnings.
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Shasta County's housing market played a familiar tune in February.
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One person was killed Monday morning when he apparently dodged a crossing arm and drove in front of a southbound train near Red Bluff.
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The inside of Redding's Blue Shield of California office doesn't look much different from any other firm where employees sit in cubicles, talk on phones or type on keyboards.
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.... or until the next storm hits, which is expected Wednesday. There were tornado alerts about 70 miles south of here this afternoon, so I guess I prefer heavy rain and wind over that.Many trees came down Saturday and Sunday, and this was one of them:
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Gourmet soups, local art and live entertainment will be among the activities this weekend offered by the Dunsmuir Railroad Days Committee and the Dunsmuir Revitalization Team. In preparation for the popular Railroad Days event in June, the committee will hold its second annual Soup and Songs Railroad Days fundraiser while t
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I am watching a basketball game on TV with Randy, my 6-month-old grandson. It's like watching a game while wrestling a 25-pound spider monkey.
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Gerber, CA – Pacific Sun Gourmet proudly announces that three of its gourmet California extra virgin olive oils were honored with Gold Medals by the judges of the 2011 California Olive Oil Council Competition.
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Help our local wildlife by participating in the Run for the Wild and/or taking tours of the wildlife facility during the Open House/Baby shower on Saturday, April 2, 2011.
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On Sunday, March 27 at noon, the Humanist Society, along with Cascade Action Now!, Shasta County Citizens for Democracy, and Citizens for Responsible Government, will be sponsoring and participating in a Peace Stand to protest the United States' continuing involvement in the military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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"Walking in Love" is a beautiful and moving fiber art installation currently on exhibit at the Highland Art Center in Weaverville. The inspiration for this art came from a deeply emotional and spiritual experience on the passing of Lisa Brey’s mother several years ago. Desiring to replicate the experience Brey shared her
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Question: What does ASL stand for?
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Start earning your degree with a free lunch!
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Quite a milestone!
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Join us for a classic car show and Food-Music-Raffle Prizes-Show Awards-Silent Auction. Benefiting RFENC, an organization committed to enhancing the social and emotional wellbeing of local children living with autism.
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HELP US SAVE A LIFE & HONOR OUR SURVIVORS! A third of all cancer can be prevented. A third of all cancers are preventable. HELP US REMEMBER THOSE WHOM WE LOST RELAY FOR LIFE *ANDERSON* 2011
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Mall Talent Show highlights diverse talents of local kids!
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Events & Governmental Proclamations Endorsing "A Season for Peace and Nonviolence" in Greater Redding Area and Region.
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A Weaverville man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman at her apartment, according to the Trinity County District Attorney.
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Southbound Interstate 5 traffic slowed early this evening when a cyclist was hit by a vehicle near the southbound on-ramp from Lake Boulevard in Redding.
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Marilyn Rountree was at Shasta Dam this morning and took these pictures after they increased the release to 50,000 cfs. Look close and you can see the three additional portals open on the face of the dam (see previous blog...
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A Weed child and another family member were both flown to a Sacramento hospital Sunday after a house fire left them with serious burns.
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I was curious how much the City of Redding's agent, John Troughton, would make and who would pay him. The answers from Kurt Starman, our ever-responsive city manager. Hi Marc, The City is selling Lot 7 at the Stillwater Business...
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A thunderstorm dumping heavy rain and hail may have caused at least two wrecks between Redding and Anderson.
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Maggie John, retired executive director of the Shasta Women’s Refuge, has been named 2011 Woman of the Year for the 2nd District by state Assemblyman Jim Nielsen.
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“The good of the many outweighs the good of the few, or the one.” I’ve been thinking a lot about the heroes of
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At least four people were hurt this afternoon in a two-car wreck on Lake Boulevard in Redding.
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An Anderson convenience store was robbed before opening time Monday morning. A clerk arrived at the Tower Mart on Highway 273 at Pinion Drive before 5am, and as she was opening the roll-up security doors, she felt the barrel of a gun pressed to the back of her head, according to Anderson Police Captain Robert Kirvin. Tw
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At least that was the Film that took #1 for the Night!  LOL!  It was a rousing hand of applause when things went "Splat" for the Lady(?) of the film!!  Josh McHale of L.A. took home the Big Prize!! :) Apparently we are still awaiting the People's Choice Award Tally, so keep in touch
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The swollen banks of the Sacramento River have become even higher, following another boost by the Bureau of Reclamation. At Noon Monday, releases from Keswick Dam were increased from 40-Thousand cubic-feet-per-second to 50-thousand cubic-feet-per-second. As torrential rains have doused the North State, there have been se
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As the Sacramento River swelled over the weekend, three people had to be rescued from homeless encampments on islands in the River in Red Bluff. At 11:30 Sunday morning, a man was stranded in the east sand slough north of Antelope Boulevard in an area that had been part of the bank, but became an island amid the rapidly
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Of all the hazards involved in driving through snowy conditions, one of the most terrifying has got to be seeing the front-end of a snow plow up close. A 45-year-old Oregon man got to experience that Saturday night on Highway 97. At around 10 O’clock, Gabriel Lopez was driving a Toyota Tercel northbound about two m
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A Mount Shasta resident has been arrested for the alleged abuse of his mother. At around Noon Sunday, an elderly woman called the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department, saying she was afraid to go home. She said her son had entered her bedroom, pressed his fist against her forehead, and pushed her down on the bed. S
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A Red Bluff woman was robbed after reportedly being attacked by two men. Officers were called to Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital just after seven O’clock Sunday night regarding a woman being treated for injuries she sustained earlier in the day. 27-year-old Victoria Ybarra was walking in the alley west of the eigh
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An eaglet is emerging today from one of the two eggs in the eagle nest near Turtle Bay.
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Marc Beaucamp asks the question "And why would supposedly free-market types like Jones/Bosetti and McArthur agree to a non-compete deed restriction on the Costco property..." I think this 50 year old dissertation on political philosophy titled "Why I'm not a...
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Q. How is faith affected by money? Does every religion believe in collecting money? A core concept in Zen Buddhism is the folly of being attached to things. It is the realization that if we link our happiness or peace of mind to an item or a belief we will suffer if that item or belief is gone. Enjoying money or a fine car
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Mount Shasta police have arrested a 35-year-old man for suspected elder abuse.
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City of Redding crews this morning closed a section of Park Marina Drive under the Cypress Avenue Bridge because of high Sacramento River flows, which are expected to cover the roadway, the city reported today. Park Marina Drive is closed at its intersection with Locust Street on the north and Parkview Avenue to the south.
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The following information and photos were sent to me by Greg Watkins who has graciously given me approval to post here. Thanks Greg! Attached are two recent photos of Shasta Dam. One taken today, March 20th, showing six of...
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Believe it or not, the dam and the powerplant located at the base of the dam are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The dam was unofficially first called Kennett Dam, Coram Dam and McColl Dam before the...
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Locally, not so much. Sales have been slow here for while, and statistically hard to plot. By my measure, truly local Redding area home sales didn’t decline much. Slow is slow. In fact, sales were up a bit over last yea
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Dam operators are boosting Keswick Dam releases to 50,000 cubic feet per second starting at noon today.
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Local fire crews, police and sheriff's deputies Sunday rescued three homeless people from a flood in Red Bluff.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 19 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 120 inches at base, 198 inches at top New snow overnight: Trace New snow during the past 24 hours: 18 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open,
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With the Sun freshly in Aries and with no help from a retrograde Mercury my hand me down computer crashed. It was a ticking time bomb of disfunction but I kept working it. This means I will be out in the world looking for help recovering those all important file. the files I kept telling [...]
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Two men this morning reportedly tied up an Anderson convenience store supervisor at gunpoint, robbed the store and stole her Jeep.
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A pickup collided with a train just south of Red Bluff this morning, and one person was killed in the wreck.
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The 3 car garage is not visible in the dripping photo. Nor is the large, .38 acre lot with RV parking. Those are desirable features that made this
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A Red Bluff woman told police two men attacked and robbed her as she was walking in an alley Sunday afternoon.
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You may see showers -- or even thunderstorms with small hail -- today, depending on where you are. The Redding area stands a 50-percent chance of precipitation today and tonight under mostly cloudy skies, according to the National Weather Service. Thunderstorms are possible after 11 a.m. Temperatures today will continue uns
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What: Oaksong Music Society presents Karen Savoca with Pete Heitzman When: Friday (March 25) at 8 p.m. Door opens at 7:30. Where: Bernie's Guitar, 3086 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA Tickets: $15 Electrifying, unique and always uplifting, these improvisational performers possess "the fearlessness of a high wire act working with
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"Now, tequila may be the favored beverage of outlaws but that doesn't mean it gives them preferential treatment. In fact, tequila probably has betrayed as many outlaws as has the central nervous system and dissatisfied wives. Tequila, scorpion honey, harsh dew of the doglands, essence of Aztec, crema de cacti; tequila, oily
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Redding Weather Outlook for Monday (March 21, 2011) through Sunday (March 27). Redding Weather Almanac:  March 21: Normal maximum temperature, 66 degrees.  Record high for this date, 84 in 2004. Normal minimum temperature, 42 degrees. Record minimum for this date, 32 in 2002. March 27:  Normal maximum temperature, 68 d
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Airline helped keep connection to family
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In a world where government is often indecipherably complex and alienatingly distant from the average citizen — especially in the rural north state — it is refreshing to see examples of genuine self-government in action.
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he prospect of gas going to $4 a gallon and higher is prompting doom and gloom stories about its impact on our recovery from the current recession, especially its impact on consumer spending. If consumers are spending more to fill up their tanks, they'll be spending less on iPads, smart phones and the like. And there is
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What: Annual Make-A-Wish Radiothon, hosted by Results Radio When: Thursday and Friday (March 24-25) Where: Mt. Shasta Mall, Redding Results Radio and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Sacramento and Northeastern California (North State Advisory Board) will be in front of JCPenney’s at the Mt. Shasta Mall, along with other R
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What: Community members and local health care providers are invited to attend the "Reaching Special Populations" presentation When: Thursday (March 24) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Boggs Conference Center, 2420 Breslauer Way, Redding ...
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The Hayfork and Maxwell softball teams emerged as co-champions of the Liberty Christian Softball Tournament that ended Saturday at Big League Dreams.
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Talk about wind power. Gusts of up to 60 mph toppled trees and power lines Sunday throughout Redding, causing scads of lane closures and other weather-related woes.
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A 48-year-old Weed man who was arrested Thursday night after allegedly threatening his neighbors with a shotgun, smuggled some pot with him to Siskiyou County Jail, deputies said.
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In 1911: A new foot bridge across Clear Creek at Whiskeytown was without doubt one of the safest and best wire-suspension bridges in the county.
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That motorcyclists have long been getting their kicks on Route 36 is no secret.
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Shasta County supervisors may give the go-ahead Tuesday to the county's broadly disputed draft housing element, which would allow parts of Burney, Cottonwood and Fall River Mills to be rezoned for very low-income housing.
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There was a huge storm that blew through last night with winds to 70 mph/112 kph and buckets of rain. I was at Gary's last night and when I started to drive home, discovered an enormous pine tree had fallen across the road, taking power lines with it. I had to go home a different way.Today the electricity has be
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A 48-year-old Weed man who was arrested Thursday night after allegedly threatening his neighbors with a shotgun smuggled some pot with him to Siskiyou County Jail, deputies said.
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Homes on the riv
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I am sitting here watching the cold and very wet snow fall. It isn't real snow. Just pretend. It acts like it will turn into something, but is just a cold wet mess. I am quite dejected as Honey Bandit...
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High wind gusts this morning have taken out trees and power lines all over the Redding area.
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The National Weather Service has issued flood and wind advisories for much of the north state today. The flood advisory is in effect until shortly after 12 p.m., while the wind warning will remain until 11 a.m. Today in Redding, winds will gust up to 24 mph, and the high temperature should be about 48 degrees with a 100 pe
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40 Days For Life......Ash Wednesday thru Easter
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Pit River from its north side looking west toward its bridge and to the trains on the Sacramento Valley and Eastern Railroad, which went from the junction with the Southern Pacific Railroad to Copper City. The Model T Ford is dated about 1920. If you look hard, you may see the dog that’s running beside [...]
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As time goes by it is easy to forget just how hard the school districts, fire districts, water districts, and other special districts were damaged when Redding's redevelopment plan was first pushed through. Not just in this area, but everywhere where rural services are provided.
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Since Gov. Jerry Brown took office in January, his mantra and that of his supporters had been that this is a democracy and the people deserve a right to vote — in particular, on his proposals to extend 2009's temporary increases in the sales, income and car-registration taxes for another five years.
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When will handouts from taxpayer end?
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In California, it's time for the kids to go to bed and the grown-ups to have a business meeting.
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The recent elimination of collective bargaining rights for most Wisconsin public employees seems far removed from Redding. Yet the resentment found in Wisconsin toward public unions also exists here and in many parts of our country. This attitude may accelerate the demise of the American dream for many.
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Highway 299 at Buckhorn Summit was shut down to traffic in both directions due to snow Saturday night.
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IGO — Despite the cold, wind and intermittent icy rain, about 350 people attended the dedication Saturday of the new chapel at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo.
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More Americans are getting into the habit of using reusable bags for groceries, sundries and a host of other things.
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Fish and game officials are preparing to lift a moratorium on suction dredging in the state's rivers and creeks.
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Heavy rain this weekend coupled with increased flows on the Sacramento River could mean flooding for some parts of Redding.
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A Happy Valley woman says someone fatally poisoned her 7-year-old English black Labrador, and now two more neighborhood dogs have died the same way.
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A broken water main on North Market Street in Redding flooded half an apartment complex, displacing 10 people Saturday morning.
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American Christian Academy's Stephanie Rasmussen earned two first-place overall finishes Saturday while teammate Autumn May placed third in races held on a wet and windy day at a large meet in the Bay Area.
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INAUGURAL CITY SLAM A HIT
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There's nothing like tax prep time to bring my finances into focus. Albert Einstein, upon filling out his tax forms, was quoted as saying, "This is too difficult for a mathematician; it takes a philosopher." I find it to be a great time to wax a little philosophic about the past year and reflect upon ways to mak
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Dear Babe:I recently acquired some old football programs from my mother. They include programs for Mission High School in San Francisco for games played at Kezar Stadium in 1935 and '36 along with ones for Santa Clara University from 1938 through 1942. In addition there are ones for the East-West Shrine Game from Jan. 2
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Q: Monty, You often get posters who complain about speed traps in and around Redding. Frankly I have never seen one and do not believe they exist here, but that is not to say some municipalities do not abuse the law to gain revenue. If you're willing, this article seems like an excellent chance to voice your opinion.
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It wasn't exactly a Christmas bonus.
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Q: Is it legal to take a starfish off the rocks in the ocean? If it is, do you need a license?
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Sometimes it can be difficult to decide between the warmth of a down jacket or the breathability and mobility of a fleece midlayer. Now it looks like we don't have to.
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A couple's plans to turn their northeast Redding home into an inn stirred up neighbors.
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On April 17 Patrick Cottini will ski, bicycle, race and row over a nearly 30-mile course, from the Mt. Shasta Ski Park to Lake Siskiyou, in the very first "Slide, Ride, Run And Glide" race being staged to benefit Remi Vista, a Redding-based nonprofit.
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More than 300 athletes from five north state counties are competing this weekend in the Northern California Regional Basketball Tournament for the Special Olympics.
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One of the finest trout rivers in California and Nevada is the Truckee River. Access is almost unlimited as it runs along a highway most of the time.
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The quest for efficient, cheap and available energy has been a part of civilization since the capture of fire. We tend to view solar and wind energy as "modern" renewable alternatives, but solar energy was used by the ancient Egyptians to dry bricks in the desert.
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In 1911:Southern Pacific employees were at Clear Creek where they were removing the old county bridge from its dangerous lodging against the railway trestle, where it has been since the last storm. The all-wood structure, weighing hundreds of tons, was a serious menace to the trestle.
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From the Chronicle's story on the state budget: Both the Assembly and Senate had contentious debates over a major element of the budget plan - the proposal to move thousands of state prisoners to local jails, which Republicans warned would...
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Keswick Dam operators plan to boost Sacramento River flows at 3 p.m. today.
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Dudes and Dudettes — I am booked! I’ve got Soft Boy doll orders to take me, easily, through May! I am totally stoked. Thank you, dear Etsians. You are rocking my dreamy world. After finishing four portrait dolls of the loveliest little girls I will be creating large (about 36″) versions of Prince and Elvis
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It can be hard in the flood of news reports and tweets about the Legislature's passing a budget to get a hard list of just what the end result is. The Chronicle, happily, cures that shortfall with this list of...
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“Wait, what? You mean this isn’t a foreclosure?” Well, no. Not only isn&#
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"Where the wicked ceased from troubling and the weary were at rest." Was once located at the junction of Oak Run Road and Reid's Toll Road beside Cedar Creek at Round Mountain. The first hotel was built and operated...
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Chain restrictions for Interstate 5 north of Redding were lifted this afternoon.
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A broken water main on North Market Street flooded half an apartment complex, displacing 10 people this morning.
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The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the northern Sacramento Valley this afternoon through Sunday afternoon.
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The following is from Father's Website: On Ash Wednesday I learned that a former employee sent a three-page letter to several bishops accusing me of everything from drug addiction to m
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Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote in his mid-1840s poem "Hamatreya" the famous line: the "earth laughs in flowers." It's difficult not to agree and easy to know just what he meant - whether you are a gardener or not. Even as spring rains pepper us with damp and cool, on the eve of the vernal equinox on March 20th, the Northern Cal
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When one sports season ended badly for my son, I loaded up my verbal arsenal and sat down to write a toxic e-mail to his coach. I reworked it to sound just right — brutally to-the-point with a touch of self-control. But it never got further than my draft folder.
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While cell phones have definitely made calling within the United States easier for travelers who have U.S. cell phone accounts, calling from outside the country can be more complicated. Here are a few things to know before you depart and dial.
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Last weekend I went on an annual parish retreat that a Catholic friend introduced me to years ago. As a non-Catholic, initially I'd felt hesitant about going. However, when I was welcomed as warmly as any of the parishioners, I felt at home and had returned for subsequent retreats. Although it had been five years since
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Browsing through the archives at the Shasta Historical Society can stimulate questions from the past. What makes those archives even more useful is the fact that they can provide a multitude of answers.
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Bummer about the gas prices right? I drive a Honda Pilot and Travis drives a Honda Civic. I drive an average of thirty five miles a day and Travis just a couple. We did the math and realized that we could save $100-$120 a month in gas if we traded cars. Neither of us were happy about the switch, we both love our cars. But f
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Dear Straight Talk,
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Abandon ship
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The cold and gloomy weather forecast for this morning would be a bust for most building dedications. For the new chapel at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery, though, the wintry rain is an appropriate backdrop.
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"E-mail's a very persistent form of communication." So observed a state securities regulator I once worked for. He and his colleagues had subpoenaed internal e-mails at Merrill Lynch and other big Wall Street houses. The firms were accused of "pumping and dumping" tech stocks on a gullible public during
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The U-Prep High School boys baseball team knocked off Chester 4-3 in the 26th annual Liberty Christian Classic at Big League Dreams on Friday.
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It may be spring, but that doesn't mean there can't be any talk about football.
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Today marks my 10th anniversary here at the Record Searchlight.
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A month after seeing that the food pantry at the Shasta Family Justice Center was nearly bare, a group of Shasta County law enforcement spouses filled it.
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Q: Monty, I'm sure you're familiar with 4 Corners, the intersection of Highways 89 and 299 just east of Burney. There are horrible-sounding rumble strips on all four approaches. I constantly follow people who veer over to the right and straddle or avoid the rumble strips, as if they were going to pull over and turn
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A Redding woman who pleaded no contest in January to embezzlement and check forgery was ordered Friday to serve six months in jail and five years formal probation for stealing about $28,000 from her former employer.
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In 1911: James Wright planned an extension of his quarters to make way for a large concrete auto-repair garage in Redding. It would be a first-class garage with an ample number of stalls and conveniences for housing, washing and repairing any number of automobiles. The automobile was here to stay and Redding was taking more
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A late winter storm bombarded the north state Friday with torrential rain, hail, buffeting winds and heavy mountain snow.
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For Alexander Luna, delivering a bottle of water to somebody involves two toy cars taped together racing down one convoluted racing track before dropping onto, and rushing down, another track.
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A driver who killed his dog when he crashed his pickup into a power pole on Lake Boulevard in Redding late Thursday night had prescription medications in his system, police said.
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Three people were briefly detained Friday morning after a host of Shasta County sheriff's deputies raced to Shingletown out of concerns someone had started shooting during a dispute inside a home.
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The Cascade Theatre in downtown Redding was packed Friday night even before Richard Simmons took the stage.
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Lori's Antiques and Consignment will become Faithful Feline Friends, a not-for-profit roving pet clinic for spay and neuter services during the next two months.
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The Trinity County Sheriff's Office denied allegations on Friday that a deputy had asked a couple to go to a Kettenpom home where a double murder had just occurred, leading to two new victims being stabbed.
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A 30-year-old Igo felon was arrested Thursday night near Win-River Casino after allegedly leading deputies on a foot and car chase.
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Q: Jan. 30 to April 4 marks the Season for Peace and Nonviolence campaign. What one piece of advice do you have for individuals to help them create a more peaceful world?
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"There are lots of ideas. But they all must start with ending policies that have California waging war against its own economy." So Joel Kotkin tells the WSJ's John Fund....
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This Miller-McCune article on Australia's efforts to reduce driving mentions the recent opening in Queensland of a $63 million footbridge over the Brisbane River. That's be the Kurilpa Bridge, which is indeed pretty fancy: The bridge, which has been described...
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Nothing to fear, but the radiation from Japan is detectable in Sacramento, reports California Watch. Federal officials said today that a Sacramento radiation detector found a miniscule amount of a radioactive isotope that is consistent with material released from a...
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The recent elimination of collective bargaining rights for most Wisconsin public employees seems far removed from Redding. Yet the resentment found in Wisconsin toward public unions also exists here and in many parts of our country. This attitude may accelerate the demise of the American dream for many.
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John Whittenberger, Redding
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'Easy as removing urine from a pool'
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In California, it's time for the kids to go to bed and the grown-ups to have a business meeting.
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Storm cells rumbling over Redding this afternoon are contributing to car wrecks and causing power outages.
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Variety is the headliner at Shasta Raceway Park in Anderson this season, as the fairgrounds facility has scheduled everything from late model stock cars to open-wheel super modifieds to motorcycles. There’s even a weekend for monster trucks. The season kicks off this Sunday, March 20 – rain or shine – with a 200-lap e
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The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Friday refuted allegations that a deputy had asked a couple to go to a Kettenpom home where a double murder had just occurred, leading to two new victims being stabbed.
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Curtis Byron guessed the building correctly at 9:22 a.m. as the Buzzard Roost Hotel at Round Mountain. Congratulations Curtis! He has won himself a $10 gift certificate and a winner's certificate from River City Java, home of Redding's yummiest coffee...
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A squall that brought hail to the Knighton Road area has moved into central Redding.
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The California Highway Patrol late Thursday provided more details on a major-injury wreck about 9 miles north of Redding on Interstate 5.
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Remember the bill co-sponsored by Rep. Wally Herger that would have removed the gray wolf from the protection of the Endangered Species Act? Well, it's a long way from passing, but apparently the message from Congress is getting through. From...
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Motorists must chain up over some of the north state's major mountain passes early this afternoon, but restrictions on northbound Interstate 5 have been lifted.
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Upcoming plant-theme events in the north state include gardening classes, wildflower walks and a floral-design luncheon.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners offer advice on saturated soil and bare-root trees.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers tips on getting rid of grime on faucets.
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A July 12 trial date has been scheduled for the former manager of the Mountain Gate Community Services District who is charged with 10 criminal counts accusing him of voter fraud, perjury and fraudulent voter registration.
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Discarded items don't have to be junked. There are lots of ways to put them to use in home landscapes. Using recycled materials in yards can save resources and money, as well as add character.
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A second criminal case against a perennial Redding political candidate was dismissed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A Redding woman who pleaded no contest in January to embezzlement and check forgery was ordered today to serve six months in jail and to be on formal probation for five years for stealing about $28,000 from her former employer.
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Details have been released concerning the double homicide on Sunday, March 13th in southwestern Trinity County. The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office got a call at 4:45 in the afternoon about a stabbing victim at Kettenpom. It’s a very remote location, so while en route, deputies contacted residents James and
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A 30-year-old man was captured after a brief pursuit in south Redding Thursday night. At about 20 minutes after nine, deputies tried to pull over a minivan on Highway 273 near the Clear Creek Market. Jeremiah Roden reportedly drove faster and tried to get away, then turned into the Win-River Casino lower parking lot and
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A local woman known by many as a pillar of public service is being honored at the Capitol. Maggie John has been named the 2011 Woman of the Year for the Second Assembly District. She’s been a leader and administrator for a number of organizations, including Northern Valley Catholic Social Services, Shasta WomenR
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Two Tehama County registered sex offenders have been given identical prison sentences for violating the terms of their probation. Ernest Leroy Franklin, who was arrested by Red Bluff Police, was given formal probation in 2004, although the nature of his original offense is unclear, and he’s not listed on the State&
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A 45-year-old Fremont man is hospitalized with serious injuries following an alcohol-related crash on Interstate Five. Vincent Quintero was northbound on I-5 north of Old Oregon Trail around 6:15 Thursday night when he ran into the back of a big rig. The CHP says the impact of the collision caused Quintero to lose contro
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Dam operators will boost Sacramento River flows again today.
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While injuries were initially reported, none of the people traveling in a car that rolled this morning on Interstate 5 near Lakehead were taken to the hospital by ambulance.
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Liz and I drove to the City to Celebrate in an Irish Pub. But there was a long l
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What was the name of the building on the left and where 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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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 31 degrees. Skies: Snowing Wind: Gusty Visibility: Limited Depth: 97 inches at base, 140 inches at top New snow overnight: 12 inches New snow during the past 24 hours: 14 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32
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We recall this was the home of a local real estate agent. It looks nice. The provided front image is a bit off center, which leads us to speculate that there is a po
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A passing motorist found an abandoned car overturned this morning off of Quartz Hill Road in Redding.
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Three people were detained this morning after a host of Shasta County sheriff's deputies raced to Shingletown out of concerns someone had started shooting during a dispute inside a home.
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It's shaping up to be a chilly, damp weekend. The National Weather Service warned of gusting winds, possible flooding and dropping snow levels. The weather service says that today in Redding expect gusty winds, showers and possibly thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Winds could reach gusts of more than 30 mph. Tonight, showers a
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A 30-year-old Igo felon was arrested Thursday near Win-River Casino after allegedly leading deputies on a foot and car chase.
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I once lived next door to a wise eccentric we called Tomato Man.  He was renowned in the neighborhood for his exceptional  tomatoes,  reliably produced in abundance year after year in his “weed friendly” garden. Tomato Man was as proud of the “weeds”  that grew between his tomato plants as he was of the  luscio
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"A Bench in the Sun," a 2002 play that adds good-hearted humor to a tale of two friends who spend their days arguing on a bench, will be a monthlong engagement at the Riverfront Playhouse in Redding starting this weekend.
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Religious coercion can work subtly
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It's only a two-hour drive from Sunnyvale to Sacramento, if the traffic cooperates, but when it comes to marshaling the technological savvy of Silicon Valley in the service of state government, that easy freeway hop might as well be a through-hike on the Pacific Crest Trail.
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Last week, President Obama's budget chief, Jack Lew, took to his White House blog to repeat his claim that the Social Security Trust Fund is solvent through 2037. And to chide me for suggesting otherwise. I had argued in my last column that the trust fund is empty, indeed fictional.
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A traffic accident tonight has sheared off a utility pole and caused the closure of Lake Boulevard at Santa Rosa Way, the Redding Police Department reports.
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A driver who killed his dog when he crashed his pickup into a power pole on Lake Boulevard in Redding Thursday night had drugs in his system, police said this morning.
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"Kids, come over and say goodbye to your mom. She's dying."
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A group of homegrown restaurateurs aims to bring "the craic" to downtown Redding.
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RED BLUFF —Youngsters won't be without a community swimming pool this summer, thanks to a deal struck between a booster group and the City Council.
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Recently ramped-up Sacramento River flows have flooded Redding's newest trail, catching city officials and a pair of joggers by surprise.
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Theresa Nachman, financial adviser for Edward Jones, will host a free Social Security seminar at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Cattlemens Steakhouse, 2184 Hilltop Drive, Redding. Jennifer Markhart, Social Security claims representative, will present an overview of benefits. Call 246-8134.
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Redding's Veterans Memorial Hall downtown was literally buzzing Thursday as hundreds of members of the community came together to raise funds for children's cancer research.
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Residents in a small southwestern Trinity County town say they're concerned that the local sheriff's office called a couple and asked them to go to a neighbor's home on Sunday, when they were attacked and detectives later found two others stabbed to death.
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The stormy weather isn't making it any easier for teams to get in some preseason practice.
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The spring season is under way and it seems preseason tournaments are battling the rain every day.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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In 1911: Pearl Lander of Redding, one of the city's best beloved daughters, was called away in the bud of young womanhood. While lying under a canopy of flowers, many people, including friends and acquaintances, were present in large numbers for a tenderhearted goodbye. Beautiful white carnations and sweet peas were str
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Two local charities and a teen awaiting a double-lung transplant are getting $600 each from students at Manzanita Elementary School in Redding.
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The Shasta Knights softball team opened Golden Valley Conference play Thursday with a pair of wins against College of the Redwoods.
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Firefighters respond to a fire Thursday night that destroyed a double-wide east of Redding.
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A rock and mud slide is blocking Highway 299 about a half mile east of Hatchet Mountain Summit in eastern Shasta County, the Department of Transportation is reporting.
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With all the bad things going on, all the terror and misery and uncertainty... there are illuminations of goodness and hope. There is Wavy Gravy.Oh, please don't say, "Who?" You know.In the mail today I got an invitation to Wavy Gravy's 75th birthday party. Tickets start at $
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The fast lane of northbound Interstate 5 is open again about nine miles north of Redding after a major-injury wreck.
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Kids can now get into the pizza-making fun. Here's a too-cute-for-words YouTube video. Below, the press release: "Mary's Pizza Shack is proud to announce the opening of the Bambino Shack. A special pizza section has been created where kids can...
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“Kids, come over and say goodbye to your mom, she’s dying.” Those were the chilling words spoken by Ty Rone Pitts of Bella Vista, whose voice is heard on a 911 call made shortly after he plunged an 18-inch knife into the heart of his live-in girlfriend, a prosecutor told jurors Thursday during opening statements at th
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Residents in a small southwestern Trinity County town say they’re concerned that the local sheriff’s office may have called a couple and asked them to go to a neighbor’s home where detectives later found two people stabbed to death.
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As we take pains to repeat when we post them or publish the results, the results of Redding.com's polls are not scientific. Even so, it's striking to see one as lopsided as our recent one about the U.S. Fish and...
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This drawing shows all the buildings associated with the fort built in 1857 near the intersection of Soldier Mountain and McArthur Roads in Fall River Mills. It was named for Lt. George Crook and established to protect freighters, settlers, emigrants...
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A driver hit a fire hydrant and a utility pole late this morning on Hartnell Avenue in Redding.
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1. “Happy Days — A New Musical” 7 p.m. today through Saturday and March 25-26; 2 p.m. Sunday at McLaughlin Auditorium at Sequoia Middle School. Presented by WE Multimedia. Tickets $15; available at Enjoy the Store, 1475 Placer St. in Redding, or by visiting www.wemultimedia.com.
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Here’s an interesting project. We saw this one several months ago, when it was occupied. It’s not finished, but it was apparently livable. “Livable” is a real estate term with a broad range of conditions, as we have d
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Jim Nielsen might be waffling a bit on redevelopment legislation, but he couldn't be more clear about Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment of public-safety responsibilities. His Op-Ed on the subject is in today's Sacramento Bee: Unfortunately, the Brown administration is pushing...
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For some, it takes a lifetime of study to develop mental clarity, but artist Nancy Marie discovered the key to her artistic process while up late, finishing a college project. “It was a black-and-white optical illusion. I had to really concentrate because one misplaced drop of ink would ruin the whole drawing. In an attem
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The L.A. Times' report on yesterday's budget session includes this gem: Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber), for instance, made a speech criticizing the excesses of redevelopment agencies. Moments later, he skipped the vote to eliminate them. --- UPDATE --- CalWatchdog's Katy...
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Hard to get more “local” than Bonney’s Burgers, a Happy Valley landmark since Carol Bonnett opened the place in 1976. For the past five and a half years, Bonney’s has been owned by Randy and Tarra Simmons, both Happy Valley natives.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Times says it will start charging for access to its website and for the use of smart phone and tablet applications later this month in the U.S. Beginning March 28, prices start at...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 23 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 83 inches at base, 126 inches at top New snow overnight: Trace New snow during the past 24 hours: 6 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 21 g
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That’s what they call them. Those agents that call on homeowners behind on mortgage payments, who have had a Notice of Default filed, calling to convince the occupant that they should do a Short Sale instead of having their home foreclosed. In truth, real estate agents cannot give legal advice, and if you are offer
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It’s a small place, sitting on the corner of Oregon and Yuba streets. Charm might be the term some patrons use to describe Carnegie’s. Others might note the lunch, on which the restaurant has built its primary reputation, but over the past few years, Carnegie’s has blossomed into a great place to hang out after hours.
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Michael Sarver is usually billed as a country singer and the description suits the Texan just fine, but behind that western shirt beats the heart of an R&B belter.
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A motorist suffered serious injuries this morning when an SUV overturned after hitting black ice on the Hatchet Mountain near Burney.
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The National Weather Service has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" statement for Shasta County's higher elevations warning of falling snow levels in the days ahead. Today, the weather service says there's a 40 percent chance of showers in Redding mainly after 11 a.m. Otherwise, it will be cloudy with a high near 52 degr
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are breeze, mellow and tickle. DiversionsToo many aches and pains, he thinks. Too many headaches, heartaches, upset stomachs.“I’m a young man,” he says to the sunset, the fading spring breeze.
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Ninety-four-year old Ruth Cramblit has been a volunteer for the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop since it opened its doors on Park Marina Drive 26 years ago. So, it’s only right that Ruth wielded the scissors that cut the ribbon to the thrift shop’s new 6,000-square-foot digs on Churn Creek Road. This new space, t
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Sources of inspiration for north state filmmakers are as distinct and diverse as the films they created for Redding's third annual Sundial Film Festival on Saturday.
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Final Four picks for NCAA tournament
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The Anderson High School softball team beat Enterprise 6-0 on Wednesday.
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With the winter and spring sport season overlapping, it doesn't leave a whole lot of time for players to adjust to their new sport.
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Teams are finding a way to battle the wet weather and get their preseason tournaments under way.
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When allegations of embezzlement from the Sycamore Elementary School parent club and, potentially, the school itself arose last summer, Redding School District administrators and board members couldn't flee their responsibility fast enough.
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Costco can tap a new market
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Don't call me a deficit hawk. I'm a deficit panda.
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Officers administered two field sobriety tests at a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Wednesday night, but no drivers were arrested for drunken driving.
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Former state Sen. Maurice Johannessen isn't very good at taking no for an answer.
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Redding's parks maintenance department closed low-lying portions of the Sacramento River Trail on Wednesday evening due to the river's rising water levels.
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In 1911: Unusually wet weather hindered the growth of grass and stockmen were forced to feed their herds. As a result, increased meat prices were expected to soar. Stockmen would be able to get about $65 a head for beef cattle of average weight.
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Chris Black and Barbara Cogle last week opened their new business, North State Payment Technologies, in Redding.
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Heather Grant had to endure what no mother should when she watched her 2½-year-old daughter Rebekah die from cancer.
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The Exchange Club of Redding is hosting its 38th annual Peace Officer of the Year awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. today at Win-River Casino in Redding. Superior Court Judge Stephen Baker is the guest speaker. Here are the officers local law enforcement agencies picked as Shasta County's top cops.
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Sources of inspiration for north state filmmakers are as distinct and diverse as the films they created for Redding's third annual Sundial Film Festival on Saturday.
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A homeless man arrested earlier this month for kicking a 3-month-old puppy and breaking its leg pleaded guilty Wednesday to animal cruelty in exchange for a six-month jail sentence.
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A Trinity County woman who was seriously injured Sunday in a stabbing rampage in which her husband was wounded and two others were killed was recovering Wednesday at a Sacramento hospital.
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When Richard Simmons gets on the phone, there's no risk the person on the other end of the line will confuse him with someone else.
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This one says it all. May take a second to load properly. Then use the controls (up, down, right, left) for the full panoramic effect....
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The Redding Parks Maintenance Department closed portions of the Sacramento River trail this evening due to rising water levels in the river.
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A Trinity County woman who was seriously injured Sunday in an stabbing rampage that also saw her husband wounded and two others killed was recovering today at a Sacramento hospital
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I'm living in comfort, making plans for vacation, playing with my cats, enjoying clean air, water, food, living indoors, while half a world away people may not live another 5 minutes... or may die slowly and horribly from radiation sickness. I can't even start to grasp what's going on and the enormity of what's happened an
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Any juniors out there wanting to model for us?? We have a few spots left for senior portrait models for the Class of 2012. Sessions will be end of March, early April, Call today if interested!! 530.223.5456
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Find a home or apartment for rent in Redding Ca or surrounding communities using this cool widget, see map of our local area below. Thanks to the low real estate prices, many people are planning to buy a house in Redding Ca in the near future, especially because rentals have gone up so much that you're almost b
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edited by Susan Fox Rogers Whether hiking, kayaking, surfing or just heading off the beaten path, this collection plumbs the complexities that women face when they travel alone. Pensive, introspective, independent and strong, these women share what they experienced, what they learned and, mostly,
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by Adam Langer Through the eyes of soon to be evicted musician Ike, we enter the world of Ellington Boulevard. Quirky, humorously interconnected neigh­bors, villains, friends, and peripheral characters create a lush and enjoyable ride through the intricacies and realities of the real estate boom
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by Katherine Howe While cleaning out her grandmother’s abandoned house in Marblehead, Mass., Harvard graduate student Connie Goodwin, finds a 17th century Bible containing a key. This key and its scrap of parchment with “Deliverance Dane” written on it, unlocks a three hundred year old mystery
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by Alberto Angela Rome: Anno Dei 115. Follow 24 hours of a typical upper class citizen of Imperial Rome. Descriptions of daily life include the home and its aqueduct system, the markets, characters on the street, the baths, a Coliseum “show” and a night-time romp. Detailed but not dry, Angela offers a well re
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by Lisa See Mourning the loss of their child, Liu Hulan, Inspector in China’s Ministry of Public Security, and her American husband drown themselves in work. Liu’s takes her to a dam project on the Yangzee where an archeologist has been murdered. The investiga­tion takes her from religious cult
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by S. J. Parris Italian monk, Giordano Bruno, nar­rowly misses arrest by the Inquisition and flees to England. He finds himself in Oxford, hired to uproot a Catholic plot against Queen Elizabeth I, with some dangerous ideas about the uni­verse, creation and God. The murders soon begin and Bruno f
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Here is a Ravenwood home with not just one car garage, but three. We think you couldn’t build this home new today with a three car garage for $168,500. That’s why it’s our deal of the day.
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by Jacqueline Winspear 1932: Parents of a recently exhumed soldier hire Maisie to track down the author of love letters found among his possessions. This seemingly innocent request turns deadly as Maisie discovers that he was likely murdered. Her instincts seem intact as both she and his parents have narrow escap
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by Zora Neale Hurston Janie Crawford finds her voice and learns to exert her strength of spirit after years of being treated as a commodity. After her second husband’s death, she finds love in the unlikely form of Tea Cake, a handsome, lively younger man. Happiness, adventure and tragedy follow, b
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by Sam Kashner This new biography delves into the romance of the 20th century. From their meeting on the set of the movie, Cleopatra, they were obsessed with one another. This exhaustive treat­ment explores the relationship behind the headlines and probes the com­plexity of a pair deeply in love,
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by Carol Bruess What are the little rituals that help keep your romance alive? This cute collection of anecdotes reminds us all that it is the small rituals – picnics in the park, a funny grooming ritual or a silly running prank – that often comprise the glue that keeps relationships alive, joyfu
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by Kate Morgenroth When Sofie ditches Manhattan for Greenwich, Conn., she quickly joins the “Bored Wives Book Club,” peopled by snobby Priscilla, sweet Susan and trophy wife, Julia. Julia is found dangling from the tree in her front yard, and the layers of tranquil nonchalance are peeled back to
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by Charlotte Bronte The dark, sweeping moors of Western Yorkshire are forged with stark relief as Jane wends her way through y the conventions of early Victorian England. Through determination, passionate convictions and a quietly stubborn independence, Jane strug­gles for self definition and eventu
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A man was taken into custody Monday after drug agents reportedly discovered close to a Thousand marijuana plants and child pornography during a search. At Nine O’clock Monday morning, agents from the Shasta County Marijuana Eradication Team, SINTIF, and D-E-A executed a search warrant at a commercial building on Ri
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The Sacramento River is considerably fatter now than it was Wednesday morning. The Bureau of Reclamation announced at midday Wednesday that between Noon and 3 O’clock, releases from Shasta Dam and Keswick Dam would be boosted from 15-thousand cubic feet per second to 25-thousand cubic feet per second. Apparently, t
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Charter phone customers will be able to call Japan for free, in response to the devastation caused by last weeks earthquake and tsunami. Direct dial long-distance calls from residential and business customers to Japan will be free until April 30th. Charter has seen call volume decline from last Friday’s peak, altho
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A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for a 64-Million Dollar facility that all of Redding’s residents will use, but few will ever see. Redding Electric Utility’s power plant unit number six has just been completed at around Five Million Dollars under budget. Officials say a lot of money was saved by having R-E-U
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Blue Shield of California said Wednesday it was withdrawing its plan to increase health insurance rates for individual policyholders in what would have been the third such rate hike since October.
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A man has been sentenced to Prison for being very drunk when a vehicle he was driving was involved in a serious injury collision in Red Bluff. The crash occurred last August. When arriving Red Bluff Police Officers spoke to Dickie Wayne Puckett, they could tell right away that he was drunk due to his slurred speech, and
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Free assistance with filing income tax returns is available for low-income individuals and families, disabled people and senior citizens, thanks to AARP and Legal Services of Northern California. These tax experts know the tricks of the tax trade, such as how to qualify for the earned income tax credit, which could reduce o
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Maybe the Lege can put this on the ballot with Gov. Brown's tax measures: (SACRAMENTO) - Senator Doug LaMalfa (R - Richvale) and Senator Tony Strickland (R- Thousand Oaks) today introduced Senate Constitutional Amendment 10 to permanently cap spending and...
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Dam operators are cranking up Sacramento River releases again today.
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A pair of rock slides in Trinity County were causing trouble for motorists early this afternoon.
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A homeless man arrested earlier this month for allegedly kicking a three-month old puppy and breaking its leg pleaded guilty today to animal cruelty in exchange for a six-month jail sentence.
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Got earthquakes on the mind? So do I. So does California Watch, which asks whether the Ring of Fire will roll around and hit the state with a major quack as it recently has Chile, New Zealand and Japan. The...
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Awkward timing for this vote, reported by the Fresno Bee: Undeterred by the nuclear crisis in Japan, backers of a proposed Fresno County nuclear plant are pushing ahead -- with the blessing of the Madera County Board of Supervisors. John...
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The following article is from the Shasta Courier newspaper of January 13, 1894: ...Assistant Attorney General Hall has decided that a child of a white farmer and an Indian mother is not an Indian. This decision will strike from the...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 30 degrees. Skies: Light snow Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 83 inches at base, 126 inches at top New snow overnight: Trace New snow during the past 24 hours: 6 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32
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The soggy weather of recent days isn't going to abate in Redding any time soon. In fact, the National Weather Service predicts that rain and showers are to linger well into next week. Today, the weather service predicts showers with a chance of thunderstorms after 11 a.m. The high temperature will top out at 56 degrees.
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“Land of my Father, land that I love, I can’t abandon her. For her a hundred times, I shall give my life,” begins “Mu Isamaa On Minu Arm,” written by Estonian National Poet Lydia Koidula. This passionate poem, created during Estonia’s Great Awakening, was first set to music in 1869 and performed that year for E
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Spring is almost here and so are the annual ambitions of the backyard weekend warriors. It might seem like a romantic notion to till the soil, drop in some seeds and let the sun do the work as you lie around in your hammock and watch it all grow. For a reality check, get outta [...]
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Joriana Gibbens-Egolf, 5, wants a swing set and a slide at T.R. Woods Memorial Park, and thanks to Tuesday's "Design Day" at Manzanita Elementary School, she just might see it become reality.
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I've heard that some foods can boost my brainpower. Any truth to that? Yes. Here's a sampling...
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Why are so many people who are opposed to development nevertheless in favor of "redevelopment"?
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'Easter Bunny' is a bad pet
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It's a funny thing about redevelopment.
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Trips to Wrigley Field and a NASCAR race are among the headline events for the 2011 Shasta College Celebrity Dinner/Auction.
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Three Shasta County men were arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft Monday afternoon when they were caught riding in a stolen car and pickup, police said. A Redding man also was arrested on suspicion of having stolen property in the case.
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Prep soccer in the Northern Section is the one sport that hasn't decided on one season for either boys or girls.
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Redding childrengive their input fornew playground
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National Corn Dog Day coincides with the biggest day in college basketball. And CornDogDay.com offers plenty of ways to combine a love of college sports with this handy food on a stick. It sells themed party packs and features recipes.
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A 32-year-old man who authorities suspect might have stabbed two people to death and wounded two others in rural Trinity County on Sunday before dying in a high-speed chase was identified Tuesday as Tomas Pitagoras Gouverneu.
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A long-ago-proposed northern segment of Churn Creek Road will return to Redding's transportation planning docket.
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With the basketball season officially coming to a close for all Northern Section teams Thursday, it's time to honor the all-league selections in their respective leagues.
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Although none of the local prep girls basketball teams finished the season with a Northern Section title, there were plenty of outstanding players to fill the courts this season.
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With the 2011 basketball season coming to an end last week, the final scoring totals are in and Trinity's Justin Jeangerard is the career scoring leader for the class of 2011.
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DUI checkpoint set for today, Thursday
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In 1911: One of Sacramento Valley Power Co.’s power lines was going be extended into Kennett in the next few months. The cost of extending the line from Redding to Kennett was estimated at about $50,000.
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Agency looks ahead after near demise
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Ownership of property questioned
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County to claimeminent domainfor disputed site
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Williamson Insurance Agency and Oak Tree Furniture will host a Park N' Shine Collector Car Show from noon to 3 p.m. April 11 at 2760 Bechelli Lane in Redding. Donations help expand services of the Successful Living with Autism through Training and Education (SLATE) program for children with autism in Shasta County.
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According to family legend, my great-great grandfather, George Convy, brought a piece of sod from the homeland when he emigrated from Ireland in 1866. Now and then, when he was feeling particularly homesick, he would take it out and have a good cry.The Irish, who fled their country by the thousands, did not have
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A long-ago-proposed northern segment of Churn Creek Road will return to Redding’s transportation planning docket.
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Republicans are scared of their base, Democrats hate theirs. So writes California Democratic activist Brian Leubitz -- part of the purportedly hated base, I believe. True? False? The standard voice of frustration about compromise in politics?...
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The GOP, says this Politico piece, may make 2012 a referendum on "American decline" (remember the "malaise" of the late 70's?). Can see them framing Obama as Carter II but it's much harder to see Newt, Mitt or Sarah/Michelle reprising...
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Shasta County drug agents on Monday arrested a woman after finding nearly 1,000 marijuana plants and child pornography at a commercial building in Anderson.
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One person was trapped under a Jeep and two more are injured after a rollover this afternoon on Whitmore Road east of Millville.
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Custom framing's spendy. But worth it for that special piece. Was at Graphic Emporium (Pine Street, downtown) a couple of days before Christmas and took a snap of this job waiting for a customer to pick up. Obviously a...
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An April 1 sentencing date was scheduled today in Shasta County Superior Court for a 21-year-old Redding man who pleaded guilty in January to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in connection with the September death of a Redding woman.
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The League of Women Voters of the Redding Area will hold a public forum March 24 to inform people about the right-to-know federal and state laws in danger of overstepping security lines or succumbing to budget cuts.
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Three Shasta County men were arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft Monday afternoon when they were caught riding in a stolen car and pickup, police said. A Redding man was also arrested on suspicion of having stolen property in the case.
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I wish there was a sticker!  I used to love those stickers people handed out for promos!  Annoying as hell, but boy sometimes they could Really Stick Around!  :) I would be getting my 3rd one this year! Hey, I voted, Did You? :)
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Trout like natural streams, scientists discover. Natural stream flow suits native trout populations best, according to a new study that is the first to examine the impacts of dam operations on threatened freshwater trout. Obviously, since the dams are already...
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Silver Creek is a lovely upscale east Redding neighborhood. A couple of homes have just come up for sale there. One is a Fannie Mae REO, and the other is not described as an REO, but does seem to be owned by a financial entity according to records. Let’s start with the Fannie Mae home at 4559 Eel Court.
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The "Redding Airdrome" was built in 1942 during World War II as a military flight training field by the Army Corps of Engineers. Two runways were built; one was 6,000 ft. long and the other was 5,062 ft. long. In...
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There has been a major occurrence and ongoing major occurrences in family court all over California.The Audits of Sacramento and Marin County court's and results are in, the findings are damning and the same thing is happening here under your ignorant noses in Shasta County.THIS BLOG IS DOING YOUR JOB
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For alleged lack of support. The Redding Peace Officers Association, on its web site, posts a YouTube video by a "business support" group in Chico and asks if the Redding Chamber, Shasta Builders' Exchange and Shasta Voices would do the...
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Reality of budget cuts is starting to hit home
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By any route, road to Oasis won’t be cheap
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While cell phones have definitely made calling within the United States easier for travelers who have U.S. cell phone accounts, calling from outside the country can be more complicated. Here are a few things to know before you depart and dial. If you plan to use your cell phone, see your contract or contact your provider to
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 34 degrees. Skies: Light snow Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 77 inches at base, 120 inches at top New snow overnight: None New snow during the past 24 hours: 9 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 o
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Two Redding men were cited this weekend in a statewide undercover alcohol sting operation.
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The morning is newish. It’s 7:30, daylight saving time. Temperatures are mild. Indoors the doings are swathed in a gray punctuated by electric light. Work continues as usual. There is comfort in that enterprise. It will be a long and busy day. Fresh Guatemalan coffee beans, crushed in the blender, fill the air with t
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Expect gusty winds and rain to continue to fall today in Redding. The National Weather Service says high temperatures will top out near 61 degrees. Winds could gust to close to 20 mph. It's going to be similarly soggy throughout the week. There's a 70 percent chance of rain on Wednesday, with showers or rain expected t
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People say, “Enough is enough,” when they are done with an abusive relationship.  The people of Egypt had enough of the corrupt “presidency” of Hosni Mubarak.  They Facebooked and Tweeted up a popular nonviolent revolution.  We saw similar things happen in the Soviet Union when it fell.  The Russian troops would
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Leadership Redding is currently accepting applications for members of the Class of 2011 - 2012. The deadline for applications is March 31. Visit the www.leadershipredding.com website to submit an application if you are interested in being considered for participation in the 2011 - 2012 Leadership Redding class or if you kno
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Fifty years after its publication, Harper Lee’s Pulitzer-winning novel about racial prejudice in the Depression-era Deep South remains among the most influential and controversial books in the United States. No surprise, then, that its appearance at this season’s Oregon Shakespeare Festival resulted in a virtual sell-ou
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I also am a taxpayer
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This is a story I’ll probably file with others I call “Private things I should not have made public,” or “Confessions of a woman who ought to have had better sense.” I’m going to tell it for two reasons: First, because, well, it’s what I do. And second, because I suspect you’ve done something equally harebra
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The Shasta High School baseball team picked up its first win of the season with a 12-1 road victory over West Valley on Monday.
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You do know that Interstate 5 in and near Redding is going to be a minor mess for a while, right? But all the work is for the sake of better traffic flow and safer conditions. The two biggest and, for a period, most disruptive projects are the improvements to the I-5 and Highway 44 [...]
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1911: Frank Boyce, a panther and coyote slayer of much local fame, killed an immense panther. The animal was 8 feet long. The encounter took place between Snow Creek and North Bear Creek.
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The Sacramento River probably looks bigger this morning.
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Cottonwood Creek Equestrian Center will host it's sixth annual tack swap from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the center's covered arena at 18550 Evergreen Road, Cottonwood.
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When Enterprise High School's show choir members walked into the giant and ornate Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, what they most noticed was their competition.
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Punching Churn Creek Road from Highway 299 past Oasis Road in north Redding won't be cheap, according to a city report.
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Coming off the heels of winning a state Senate seat in 1939, Jesse Washington Carter learned of his appointment to associate justice on the California Supreme Court. His son, Oliver Jesse Carter, soon assumed his vacated seat after capturing victory in an election, making him the youngest person to hold the position at the
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Criminal charges won't be filed against a homeless man who stabbed to death another homeless man last summer, Shasta County District Attorney Stephen Carlton said Monday.
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Four people were stabbed — two fatally — in a remote village in southwestern Trinity County Sunday afternoon, and the killer is believed to have died in a car crash after leading officers on a wild, nearly 40-mile chase through Mendocino County.
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Two organizations are offering free tax preparation to North State residents starting today through April 15
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A 21-year-old Magalia man was arrested Monday morning after allegedly picking up a 15-year-old girl and her 11-year-old cousin from a Red Bluff home without their parents' permission.
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A widely contested proposal to allow high-density low-income housing in unincorporated areas is facing more opposition from Intermountain residents who accuse Shasta County planners of trying to "export the riffraff" to their communities.
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Four people were stabbed — two fatally — in a remote village in southwestern Trinity County Sunday afternoon, and the killer is believed to have died in a car crash after leading officers on a wild, nearly 40-mile chase through Mendocino County.
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What are your thoughts when you see a couple of police officers sitting down for a meal or cup of coffee? Are they wasting your tax money? Should they be out earning their wages instead of laughing and joking with a friend? Are you thankful the city is quiet enough they can take a well-desreved break?Cl
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This is a great opportunity to have a delicious dinner in a local business and support the Redding Police Department Chaplains.The Redding Police Chaplain Unit offers guidance and assistance to peop
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This is a video posted on YouTube by the Chico Police Department Business Support Team, a group of local businesses that show their appreciation for their police department. Wonder if the Redding Chamber of Commerce, Shasta Builders' Exchange or Shasta Voices will follow suit?
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You were born during a Full moon - what it says about you - You've spent your life in the middle of things, whether it's between people who oppose each other, ideas that oppose each other, or places that are very different. You're very aware of perspectives outside the
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies are investigating today a burglary in which $6,525 in cash was reportedly stolen, as well as a diamond bracelet valued at $9,000, from a Rancho Tehama home.
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Ms Sharane Rattray of Red Bluff Age 64 Date of Death: 3/12/2011 Place of Death: Residence Cause of Death: Natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Anderson
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The report of two men with guns in the parking lot of the Safeway store on Balls Ferry Road in Anderson proved to be unfounded, police say.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Go to www.wonews.com or subscribe at wonsubs.com. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — The upper river, from Lewiston to Indian Creek was in great shape in spite of rain, and a very few anglers were catching a mix of bright, wild steelhead along with dow
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One woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving this afternoon after the pickup she was driving rolled over on a mountain road west of Redding.
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Q. Jan. 30 to April 4 marks the Season for Peace and Nonviolence campaign. What one piece of advice do you have for individuals to help them create a more peaceful world? “War and peace begins in the hearts of individuals.” These are the opening words to Pema Chodron’s book Practicing Peace in Times of War. Wars invol
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A possible suspect in a multiple homicide in Trinity County was killed in a pursuit. The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office got a call at 4:45 Sunday afternoon about a stabbing victim at the Kettenpom store, located in the southwestern part of the county. By the time deputies and medical responders got there, another
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A 21-year-old man from Magalia who apparently had been communicating on the internet with a 15-year-old Red Bluff girl was arrested after apparently transporting the girl and her 11-year-old cousin back to Magalia. The two girls were reported missing to Red Bluff police at 9:35 Sunday night after disappearing from their
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A man who stabbed another man at a Redding homeless camp last summer will not be charged. Redding Police Officers were called to a wooded area behind the Shasta County Social Services Office on Breslauer Lane on the afternoon of August 2nd. They found 43-year-old Clarence Thompson Jr dead with two stab wounds to his abdo
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A woman who died Sunday after crashing her car in north Redding may have suffered a medical episode prior to the collision. According to Redding Police, 84-year-old Purley Beverley Harrison was near Shasta Lanes and the mini mart on Black Marble Way when her car ran into tree. She was later pronounced dead at Mercy Medic
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Those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, and those who grow a lot of pot shouldn’t shoot toward their neighbors. At around 10:30 Sunday night, Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a home beside Highway 96 at Horse Creek on the Klamath River. According to witnesses, 49-year-old
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A Shasta Lake man due to begin standing trial on June 1 in connection with the drowning of his 11-year-old daughter is seeking to retain a new attorney to represent him.
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A 49-year-old Klamath River man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly got drunk and peppered his neighbor with a shotgun blast.
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Police officers drew their guns in arresting a person at Redding City Hall early this afternoon, witnesses said.
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A Redding man accused of beating his 8-year-old son nearly to death with an aluminum baseball bat failed today to reaffirm his not guilty plea to attempted murder and other charges.
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Four people were stabbed — two fatally — in a remote village in southwestern Trinity County Sunday afternoon, and the killer is believed to have died in a car crash after leading officers on a wild, nearly 40-mile chase through Mendocino County.
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Criminal charges won’t be filed against a homeless man who stabbed to death another homeless man last summer, Shasta County District Attorney Stephen Carlton announced today.
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I know I have heard here and there that the Arthop (Will, Has) dropped off because Troy and Adam have been making moving plans, but I have to say I Don't Think So!  I think they have really laid the groundwork and that it will survive and keep going strong however it is handled! I was shoulder to shoulder
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 28 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 77 inches at base, 120 inches at top New snow overnight: None New snow during the past 24 hours: 9 inches Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 18
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From the Cottonwood Enterprise newspaper of March 30, 1907: Two men and two bears made considerable fun about town Wednesday. The bears could drink beer and many other things that drew the nickels and quarters from the spectators. Then there...
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A 21-year-old Magalia man was arrested this morning after allegedly picking up an a 15-year-old girl and her 11-year-old cousin from a Red Bluff home without their parents' permission.
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Hi ya'll. Sorry it has taken so long to get out an update. We are actually in the air on the way home right now. It was a very intense couple of days. I would say it was a success...
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I have for the last 3 years witnessed the systematic destruction of a woman and  her child, orchestrated by her abusive ex husband, facilitated by the ex husband's soulless attorney (Michael Cogan) and the attorney for minor (Richard Bay) who is supposed to be an advocate for the child but is not. They are complied&
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The National Weather Service issued a "hazardous weather outlook" this morning for Shasta County and the surrounding area in the wake of an oncoming storm that will likely last through the week. Forecasters say to expect isolated showers today in Redding with a high temperature topping out at 59 degrees. Rain will start to
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A 22-year-old Sacramento man led officers on a foot chase early this morning after he was spotted breaking into a car in downtown Redding, police said.
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What: The Turtle Bay Auction 2011, "Jeans, Jewels & Jazz: Grab your Partner!" When: March 26, 5:30 p.m. Where: Redding Convention Center You won’t want to miss Turtle Bay’s Annual Gala on March 26, 2011 at 5:30pm in the Redding Convention Center. Turtle Bay will feature a unique celebration to include “Chuck-Wagon
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Shasta CAN (Coalition for Activity and Nutrition) and Healthy Shasta invites Shasta County residents to discover how easy it is to eat healthy and be physically active. Celebrate “National Nutrition Month” by incorporating healthy lifestyle changes into your everyday routine. Healthy changes start at home by taking smal
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Doni:  Adam, thanks for agreeing to be my first Dish partner. Gosh, it's been more than a year since I did this. I feel a little rusty. And, truth be told, a little nervous, too. The last time I did this the dish ran away with my spoon. So, from now on, instead of having a regular dish partner, [...]
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REDDING WEATHER ALMANAC March 14: Normal max temp 66.  Record high for this date, 84 in 2004. Normal min temp 42.  Record min for this date, 32 in 2002. March 20: Normal max temp 68.  Record high for this date 85 in 2004. Normal min temp 43.  Record min for this date 28, in 1987. [...]
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A costly change for basic service
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In his 2005 State of the Union address, President George W. Bush put Social Security privatization at the top of his agenda. As details of this plan were elaborated, the public turned against it. The plan was defeated in Congress and Republicans paid a price in the next election. The recent election gave Republicans control
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Siskiyou County farmers and ranchers squeezed in the reglatory vise might have cheered a recent court ruling to throw out a little-loved Department of Fish and Game permitting plan that aimed to balance irrigation needs with protection of threatened coho salmon. Unfortunately, they might find that whatever plan replaces it
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The Anderson High School softball team rolled to the title in its own fourth annual Cubs Classic Small School Tournament at Big League Dreams on Saturday.
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Shasta College's track and field athletes set 38 personal records on "a pretty good day" at a large meet held at Modesto Junior College on Friday, Knights coach Peter Giachetti said.
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Redding police have identified the woman who died Sunday night after the car she was driving slammed into a tree in the parking lot of Fast Stop Mini Mart in north Redding.
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Trinity County officials sent out an alert Sunday to north state law enforcement agencies telling them to be on the lookout for a man in connection with a homicide.
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Despite federal claims that radiation from nuclear power plants damaged by Friday's 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan won't reach the United States, some Shasta County residents aren't convinced.
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Joe Wilburn is glad to have Modoc, a once wild horse, in his stable.
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In 1911: Redding Lodge of Elks, No. 1073 elected George W. Bush, now esteemed leading knight, to the high office of exalted ruler at the regular election. The election was marked by a large attendance and was an evening of social pleasure as well as of business.
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Redding police continue to investigate a January burglary in which thieves cut through the roof of a Market Street pawnshop, climbed in through a crawl space and escaped with more than $100,000 in jewelry.
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An elderly woman died Sunday night after the car she was driving slammed into a tree in the parking lot at a mini mart in north Redding.
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We are excited to offer this seminar to homeowners throughout Shasta County. In addition to providing you with information on the selling process, our goal is to help you decide if this is the right time for you to sell. We will do this by providing you with relevant information regarding the escrow proces
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All you see in the photo is Gover's barn. It's located on Gover Road across from the Coleman Fish Hatchery road. What's missing in the photo is the one-room wooden Sheldon School that once stood on the spot at just...
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True confessions — I cannot work well with loud noises or with obvious home projects undone. I need quiet, except for music or the soft bland visial hum of the home and garden channel and order. Friday morning there was lots of noise and plenty of really efficient doing away with a tall pine.  The [...]
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Smoking deal today on a Fannie Mae owned 4 plex in Redding Ca. Buy this investor class real estate income producing asset for 3% down using Homepath Financing. Try
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A car went over an embankment this morning near the top of Buckhorn Summit in Shasta County, dispatchers said, but its two occupants were able to get out without any injuries.
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We often hear stories about hunger and health problems occurring in Africa. Not often enough do we read about what’s being done to improve the situation. If conditions are going to improve on the continent, they’ll likely start to happen on a grass-roots level through programs like the ones conducted by Redding’s Chri
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Today will most likely be a rainy day in Redding, forecasters predict. Expect an 80 percent chance of precipitation in town and a high of about 58 degrees. The chance for precipitation will jump up to 90 percent by tonight, while temperatures will go down to about 47 degrees. Tomorrow should be slightly warmer, with a
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Homily - 1st Sunday of Lent (Year A)Deacon Pat Kearns It all began in the desert where Jesus fasted and the Devil Tempted. The message today is a powerful message, actually a life changing message if we honestly open our hearts and minds and receive it. Not unlike Christ’s journey, our own journey will be fil
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Jessica Fletcher and Adam Wiechman, both of Redding, are engaged to be married at PineGri La at Shasta Weddings Trinity Mountains Resort in Castella on Aug. 13, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dennis Fletcher of McKinleyville and Donna Fletcher of Eureka. She is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and the Victoria Univ
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Cheep! Cheep! Cheep! Cheep! It's a sharp, high-pitched, brittle sound that cuts through cold air like a hot knife through butter. A piercing chirp, we likened it to tapping on a crystal glass with a silver spoon. Finally Fran stopped what she was doing and made an effort to track it down and solve the mystery.
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Volunteers and work crews have been busy the past few months refurbishing the Behrens-Eaton house at 1520 West St. in downtown Redding to get it ready for an April event to honor donors who have helped raise money for the project.
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April Baugh and Joseph Gonzalez, both of Lomita, are engaged to be married May 14, 2011, at St. Margaret Mary Church in Lomita. The bride-elect is the daughter of Casey and Cheryl Baugh of Cottonwood. She graduated from West Valley High School in 2004. April received both an associate of arts degree as well as associate of
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Heather Moyer and Jacob Dean, both of Redding, are engaged to be married at the Lake Club in Cottonwood on May 14, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of Kimberly and Tony Compus, both of Shasta Lake, and Keith Johnson of Redding. She graduated from Central Valley High School in Shasta Lake. She works as a registered nur
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Kari Kinney and Adam Arak, both of Redding, are engaged to be married at Lazy K Ranch in Whitmore on Sept. 17, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of Claudia Kinney of Redding. Her fiance is the son of Lori Arak of Boise, Idaho.
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CherryAnne Hollister of Millville and James Brink of Whitmore are engaged to be married March 12, 2011, at the Millville Community Baptist Church in Millville. The bride-elect is the daughter of Pastor Ryan and Bonnie Hollister of Millville. She graduated from Liberty Christian High School in 2005, finished her associate d
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Make U Smile offers teeth whitening services.
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What is it about the iPad that is so alluring to husbands everywhere? Every time an iPad commercial comes on, you get jabbed in the ribs as he announces for the hundredth time "I need one of those!"
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There are lots of paper products out there, with a few brands boasting recycled content. But few have gone the distance to be what could be considered the ultimate in tree-free content.
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Dear Straight Talk: Like many girls our age, my sister and I wanted our nipples and navels pierced. We're under 18 and knew our prudish mom wouldn't consent, so we did it on the black market. Our mom normally knocks before entering our room, so we thought we could hide the evidence. However, she walked in without warning an
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I have been giving it a lot of thought, and I just don't think it's true. Or, more likely, I just don't feel it's true. That old saying about time being on my side. It's a famous Rolling Stones song and everything.
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Most government agencies, if they developed a reputation for being out of touch with the community and imperiously dismissive of local concerns, would take steps to change. Not the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Instead, its leaders are working hard to prove the stereotype.
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Road won't solve traffic problem
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Sometime in the middle of my second sleepless night in a hospital room after Emerson was born, the nurse who had been with us through most of it asked me if I'd like a cup of real coffee.
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In 1911: Mrs. Augusta Dorn of this city, who brought suit against William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) because she was hooked by a buffalo in the scout's show on its appearance the previous September, will receive $600 for her injuries in a compromise reached in San Francisco.
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Gary Thomas of Rohnert Park gives instructions on English country dance at Saturday’s gathering of the Shasta-Cascade Region chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America. Fans of the English writer and guests danced, drank tea and socialized at the Millville Grange building in Palo Cedro. Regency-era dress was enco
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Births courtesy of Mercy Medical Center, Redding
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Red Bluff police were looking for a juvenile who is suspected of stabbing a 17-year-old boy early Saturday morning.
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Nearly four months after getting into the golf business, Redding Rancheria is putting its stamp on River Bend Golf Club.
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Last Sunday's front-page article "Dam adapts as priorities shift" by Janet O'Neill brought about some interesting information about the Red Bluff Diversion Dam and did very nice job of it too, I might add. The article explained the new functions and details of the changes being made.
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Check out the Healthier U Lifestyle Challenge sponsored by Shasta Regional Medical Center ([hulc.shastaregional.com]/) . The kick-off event is March 18 at the Cascade Theatre.
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One game was a crazy, come-from-behind, back-and-forth battle. The other game was a far more prosaic contest involving small ball, pitching and defense.
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Wolves finish 4-1 in tournament
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Attorneys often play a key role in financial life. Unfortunately, the process of finding the right one can be confusing and frustrating. When the need arises you obviously need someone who is qualified in the appropriate area of the law, but you also want someone you are comfortable working with.
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The other day I was riding my bike home from Sun Oaks.
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Local redevelopment agencies have been reluctant to make such moves. But Redding is considering a strategy to keep some planned projects going.
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Shasta Lake will once again look into saving its redevelopment money Tuesday as the City Council considers joining a legal challenge to Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to eliminate redevelopment agencies.
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Q: Is it illegal to trap and relocate raccoons? I live at the base of Tauquitz Canyon Mountain in Palm Springs and we have a population of raccoons. One of the residents is determined to trap any and all animals that venture onto his property. The problem is he is not trained to trap and he often keeps the animal for three
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More construction debris that once was diverted to landfills is headed for the recycling bin.
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A Redding hospital and a major insurance company have agreed to try and work out their disagreements outside a courtroom.
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The 13th annual Record Searchlight Spelling Bee began Saturday with a "nudge" and ended with "deleterious."
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Local officials are taking part in a six-figure League of California Cities media campaign to whip up public support for redevelopment.
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Shasta District Fair's directors will meet Tuesday to discuss one of Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal that strips all funding from California state fairs.
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Dear Babe: I have thousands of cards in mint condition. Most are complete sets (for example, Topps 792 cards box set) that I started collecting when my son was born in 1986. I continued to buy cards (primarily baseball and hockey) until early 2000. Is there a simple way of determining whether there are any really valuable c
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For the last few months I've been trying out gear with multiple purposes: armbands that work in rain or sun, above or below the surface of water, bottles that switch from coffee to water with no problem, and so on. I just like things that have a wide range of functionality.
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The 13th annual Record Searchlight Spelling Bee began today with a “nudge” and ended with “deleterious.”
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A medical helicopter takes off from an accident scene where a man riding a motorcycle crashed today on Ash Creek Road at the Ash Creek Tributary Bridge.
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While dancing to the oldies in the freezer aisle at Trader Joe's, looking for an idea for a convenient appetizer, Femme de Joie came across Panang Curry Sticks, picked up a box, and gave ‘em a try.
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A few years after opening his hugely successful destination Skyroom at the Redding Airport, restaurateur Peter Chu announced that his brother Mark would be opening a small casual restaurant in the Pine Street School in downtown Redding. Femme de Joie dimly remembers going there shortly after Chu's Too opened and not being i
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Yesterday's mystery photo was the Rising River Inn. It was located directly across Cassel Road from the current Cassel Post Office in Cassel. It became a very popular place in the early 1920s when Hat Creek I and Hat Creek...
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Red Bluff police are looking for a juvenile suspect who stabbed a 17-year-old this morning.
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"Other holidays repose on the past. Arbor Day proposes the future." - J. Sterling Morton - Founder of Arbor Day in 1872. "Can I run out to the trees?" my 9-year old asks me on a regular if not daily basis. I almost always say yes. By "trees" my child is talking about a row of adolescent sycamores planted in a graceful curv
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National Weather Service forecasters are calling for a 50 percent chance of rain today for Redding.
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We like the Quail Ridge neighborhood very much. We see kids walking happily to nearby and well regarded Boulder Creek School. Neighbors keep their yards looking shar
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Favorite director Orson Welles was known to cast the women he was married to or women who loved him. And he got some memorable performances. Some examples, courtesy of YouTube: Actress Delores del Rio In "Journey into Fear" Marlene Dietrich...
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CHURCH – More Than Just a Building An exciting Novel written By Deacon Pat Kearns. Deacon Pat Kearns is an ordained Roman Catholic Deacon and has incorporate
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City, Bethel are a bad fit
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The protesters who picketed against a Redding city charter Thursday afternoon proved themselves black-belt practitioners of rhetorical jujitsu.
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For a small city of relatively limited means, Redding sure seems to have quite a history and culture of corporate welfare. It transcends politics, persisting whether the City Council was dominated by liberals or putative conservatives.
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The Cubs are starting off the way they planned all offseason.
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The Simpson University Red Hawks swept host Concordia University (Portland, Ore.) on the road Friday.
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Hayfork's Jamie Curry is picking up right where she left off the past two prep softball seasons when she was the league MVP.
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Sometimes, even softball games have a running clock.
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I find it ironic that on the day NFL labor talks break off — all due to the arrogance of billionaires or millionaires — March Madness is kicking into high gear.
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EUREKA — Crescent City and southern Oregon bore the brunt of the tsunami event Friday, with officials reporting devastated harbors, sunken boats and a total of seven people swept out to sea, one of whom is presumed dead.
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In 1911: This was a memorable date to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Blumb of Shasta, who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Blumb were the only remaining couple of the many who 50 years before made Shasta a prosperous city of happy homes.
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A 49-year-old Bella Vista man will begin standing trial next week on charges that he murdered his live-in girlfriend last year during a domestic dispute.
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RED BLUFF — The city has declared a new holiday.
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Construction on the first manufacturing plant inside Stillwater Business Park could start in early May.
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Nearly a dozen Shasta County men and about 125 others suspected of being unlicensed contractors were caught up in a statewide undercover sting operation Wednesday and Thursday, a spokeswoman for the Contractors State License Board said Friday.
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Q: I enjoyed your column about right-hand turns with traffic islands, especially the reader's comment suggesting your column be required reading for high school drivers. It also reminded me of another possibly confusing right-turn issue that could use some clarification.
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A pair of San Francisco Bay development groups is challenging federal habitat protections for the green sturgeon, including along the Sacramento River in the north state.
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Local firefighters and some from Siskiyou and Tehama counties participate Friday in a Rescue Systems 1 training class in Redding.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency on Friday, opening up federal disaster assistance to the north coast, where ports and harbors have been damaged by a tsunami and at least one man was presumed dead after being swept out to sea.
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Even before the tsunami triggered by Japan's massive quake hit the shores of California, local residents and Japanese students in the north state feared for their friends and families in the disaster-stricken island nation.
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A Little Magic Touch, a family-owned clothes, accessory and gift shop in Redding, is open for business.
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This SacBee article says Calif. redevelopment agencies (including Redding?) are selling bonds like crazy, and paying higher interest rates, loading up on debt to "shield tax dollars from the state." Excerpt: By fast tracking projects and pushing through bonds, these...
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Suellyn Reiss, Shingletown
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John Dixon, Redding
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How secure is Social Security?
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Who's your health care hero?
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Time is not on our side
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Shasta-Trinity's wall of silence puts lives at risk
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Diana Peacock, Redding
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In charter feud, unions waving tea party's flag
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What kind of a woman
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Farmers' real opponent? It's not Fish and Game
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April Baugh and Joseph Gonzalez
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Heather Moyer and Jacob Dean
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Kari Kinney and Adam Arak
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CherryAnne Hollister and James Brink
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Services offered: Teeth whitening
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What is it about the iPad that is so alluring to husbands everywhere? Every time an iPad commercial comes on, you get jabbed in the ribs as he announces for the hundredth time "I need one of those!" It's like living with a toddler when the "Tickle Me Elmo" was introduced. You look at his fairly new lapt
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There are lots of paper products out there, with a few brands boasting recycled content. But few have gone the distance to be what could be considered the ultimate in tree-free content.
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Dear Straight Talk: Like many girls our age, my sister and I wanted our nipples and navels pierced. We're under 18 and knew our prudish mom wouldn't consent, so we did it on the black market. Our mom normally knocks before entering our room, so we thought we could hide the evidence. However, she walked in without wa
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Nearly four months after getting into the golf business, Redding Rancheria is putting its stamp on River Bend Golf Club.
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***Good energy to all those in Japan after your massive earthquake. may the souls of the dead fly swiftly to the light and may the living be uplifted and find peace.*** Work continues on the new portrait doll project. Hours were spent trying to get an virus fighting unit onto the computer after I stupidly clicked on [...]
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park's Arbor Day on March 19 will celebrate trees and share information about them. It's also hoped that it will help bring new energy to North Valley Tree ReLeaf.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley shares a few tips for bringing order to the entryway closet.
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The Biosecurity for Birds program aims to help keep backyard chickens healthy.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners offer suggestions for a backyard orchard.
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Wow, that mystery photo went over like a lead balloon! The first person to guess won the contest. "DJ" guessed it correctly at 9:02 as the Rising River Inn. Congratulations DJ! Thank you River City Java for the two prizes...
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California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency today, opening up federal disaster assistance to the north coast where ports have been damaged by a tsunami.
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Slate attempts to answer a question I've often wondered about, regarding the North Coast. Why is Crescent City so vulnerable to tsunamis? Apparently the main culprit is the Mendocino Fracture Zone, an underwater elevation extending westward that guides tsunamis into...
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I missed yesterday's protest against a city charter, but saw a few of the signs parked outside at the meeting afterward. My favorite? The "CHARTER = BIG GOVERNMENT" signs, a theme also picked up in the press release announcing the...
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Joel Kotkin writes a smart piece on growth -- or its lack -- in California: The newly released Census reports reveal that California faces a profound gap between the cities where people are moving to and the cities that hold...
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The California Association of Realtors published a full page ad in California’s major newspapers yesterday pleading for lenders to make it easier to accomplish a Short Sale. Here is the text: An important message from the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®: I write on behalf of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCI
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There has been another delay in the criminal case of a 45-year-old Redding chiropractor charged with two felony counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a 10-year-old girl.
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A 49-year-old Bella Vista man will begin standing trial next week on charges that he murdered his live-in girlfriend last year during a domestic dispute.
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Tsunami waves are causing damage in Crescent City near the California-Oregon border, the Eureka Times-Standard is reporting this morning.
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The Eureka Way business quietly closed in 2008 after nearly 40 years but the tall sign remained until this week when it was finally replaced with a fancy sign erected by the owner of Brick's Smokehouse BBQ & Grill, which...
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A comment below from Suggest/Removal in response to the Horizon Air story . The carrier, which has served Redding since 1994, will pull out on April 17. ". . . The hard part is that i5 is the Redding Airport killer
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Check out these actual local fuel prices: Fuel has been going up steadily. Today we hear of riots in Saudi Arabia to add to the Middle East storm brewing. Stocks are in the tank, even if gas isn’t. What if…?
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What was the name of this once popular "inn" and drinking establishment? 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...
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In his 'quasi' blog, my first newspaper boss, Gilbert Moore, managing editor of the RS in the late Sixties and very early Seventies, recalls some horrors from the Fifties. Some, I fear, are still in use: A golden age of...
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RED BLUFF A Red Bluff man was arrested Thursday after 14 firearms, including two illegal assault weapons, were found in his storage unit, Tehama County sheriff’s deputies said.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 26 degrees. Skies: Cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 72 inches at base, 111 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 gr
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OKINAWA, Japan - Rescue workers are searching the sea for hundreds of people missing after a tsunami unleashed by the worst earthquake ever to hit Japan, seismic experts say. They upgraded the quake that hit 231 miles northeast of Tokyo to a magnitude 8.9 on the Richter scale.
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The New York Times reports the surprising results of a study of collective bargaining and benefits among public employees in the various states: Wisconsin turned out to have the eighth-richest pensions of any state, replacing on average 57 percent of...
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This one has had a “Coming Soon” sign up for some time, and we’ve been wondering how it would be priced. A nicely remodeled ’60s home, this cu
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Mostly sunny skies with a high temperature near 61 degrees are in the forecast today for Redding, but rain is likely to fall over the weekend, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. The high temperature for both Saturday and Sunday should be near 57 degrees, and there’s also a 70 percent chance o
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I've been getting a lot of good questions lately -- it looks like you have begun to open up to The Dude! As the weather flips and flops between rain and sweet, blessed sunshine, so too seems to be the trend with your love life. Fear not, The Dude is in! This week's session has [...]
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What: Children's drawings will create the blueprint for a new community playground in west Redding When: Tuesday (March 15), 6 p.m. Where: Manzanita Elementary School cafeteria The Active 20-30 Club and Redding West Rotary have partnered with the City of Redding to build a new playground in T.R. Woods Memorial Park, on Su
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I'm in my house. I actually live here, get mail here, fall asleep and wake up here. It's not totally finished, but close enough. I'm still missing some closet details (like rods and shelves), and I've not removed the stickers from new windows and doors (WHY are stickers so hard to remove?!)  The main thing is the (form
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Don't exploit tragedy
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Seniors, learn something new
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It's an often-repeated cliche about life in a police uniform that officers never know, when they start their shift, whether it might be the day that they have to take someone's life — or someone tries to take theirs. It's also true.
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Everyone knows that the U.S. budget is being devoured by entitlements. Everyone also knows that of the Big Three — Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security — Social Security is the most solvable.
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A group forming to oppose efforts to explore a city charter for Redding rallied in front of City Hall during Thursday's afternoon commute.
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The driver of a pickup led Anderson police and Shasta County sheriff's deputies on a chase Thursday afternoon that police say reached speeds greater than 90 mph.
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Fancy an afternoon of English country dancing, a cup of tea and some polite conversation about Jane Austen?
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Add Mountain View Middle School in Redding to the list of local schools embracing solar energy to slash rising electricity costs.
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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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SACRAMENTO — The Foothill High School boys basketball team woke the Dragons on Thursday night — and played them within an inch of their postseason lives.
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Dunsmuir City Council members trust Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey, and on Thursday they made it official.
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The Northern Section basketball finals last weekend at Chico State capped off a great season of play between north state opponents.
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SAN FRANCISCO — The run finally ended for the Patriots.
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At the Shasta County Arts Council board meeting Tuesday night, the committee announced Debra Lucero of Chico will be the new interim director of the nonprofit organization.
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The spring season has arrived and that means one thing — preseason tournaments.
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WEAVERVILLE — The first-ever Northern California state boys basketball playoff game in town turned out to be everything for the locals — except for a win.
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Wrestlers will be coming to Shasta College on Saturday for the annual Oregon vs. California vs. Washington Senior All-Star Dual.
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Those living in a Trinity County rural community that's become synonymous with large-scale marijuana grows may find themselves waiting even longer for firefighters to protect their homes during a wildfire.
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Grand reopening at Baskin-Robbins
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In 1911: Frank Brown and a companion, asleep in their cabin at the Uncle Sam Mine, were picked up, cabin and all, by an unusually strong gust of wind and transported 100 feet down the mountainside by the force of the near-hurricane.
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Redding has approved a petition by 38 unrepresented workers to form a union.
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Horizon Air is pulling out of Redding.
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About three dozen local officials, business leaders and community representatives mustered against chilly rain and wind Thursday morning at Redding City Hall to defend redevelopment.
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After three years of traveling four or five hours from Redding to work as a guide for fall-run Chinook salmon, Dave Jacobs said he is looking forward to fishing the Sacramento River and its tributaries again in a few months.
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The dawn of every new sports season arrives with a sense of anticipation and optimism for the coming year. But the hopes of short track auto racing fans are different from those of “stick and ball” sports fans, whose primary concern is the fate of their favorite team. What short track auto racing fans dream [...]
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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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