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April 13th, 2011

Though government is rightly controlled by whatever mob happens to be ascendant at present, the whole institution only works if the public's business is conducted in public. So writes Hank Sims, in reporting the political details of an entertaining Public...
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My city utility bill this month contained a notice headlined "Why REU trims trees and ways you can help." Those guys don't mess around (see photos). Late last month an REU crew made short work of a neighbor's nearly 60-year-old...
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of B- and O- blood.
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How many of us take hearing for granted? It's similar to picking up a glass and taking a drink; we take it for granted that we can do such a task and it will be obvious if we can't.
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Friday is the deadline for Health Care Heroes nominations.
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Four out of five child safety seats are used incorrectly.
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The topic of aging skin is usually addressed only when someone is trying to sell you something. Talk of the natural changes that occur in our largest organ often get drowned out in this age of Botox and lasers.
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The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) will host its 2nd Annual Spring Craft Fair at the Lake California Club House on Saturday, April 16th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 22431 Rio Alto Drive in Lake California. Open to the public. More information, contact 528-4240.
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Etna's 64th May 1st Rodeo. Open to the world. Where you can find small town family fun.
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The American Red Cross of Northeastern California is hosting the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Gold Hills Country Club on April 29, 2011. This event is a great opportunity for you and/or your business to give back to our community by support your local Red Cross chapter’s Disaster Fund! And, you get to have fun at the s
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A News Cafe has Kool April Nights covered: Click here for the list of KAN events. Worried about weather? Check out the Kool April outlook. And witness the beautiful transformation of an old classic in a feature story and slide show, here.
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So argues this Berkeley energy analyst. From the Business Times of San Francisco: People growing marijuana indoors use 1 percent of the U.S. electricity supply, and they create 17 million metric tons of carbon dioxide every year (not counting the...
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JoDee Rinker was nominated by the Association of Planned Parenthood Leaders in Education (APPLE) for a national award for her outstanding work as a Senior Health Educator at Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific’s Redding Health Center.
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Splitting city is the fair roadon county ma
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Bill Dascomb, Redding
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Can't anyone play this game?
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Steven Morris, Redding
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List of support groups in the North State.
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Tehama County searchers Tuesday evening found the body of a homeless man who drowned in an apparent attempt to save his puppy.
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The body of man who was swept into the Sacramento River in Red Bluff last month after searching for his dogs has been found about one mile south of the Antelope Blvd. Bridge. 36-year-old Phillip Rice entered the river on March 23rd in search of his dogs. Authorities launched a Sheriff’s boat and a C-H-P helicopter.
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Accident reports are now available online thanks to an agreement between Red Bluff Police and policereports.us. The new system went live on March 1st, and allows residents to access accident reports from the comfort of their home. Budget cuts have reduced the Department’s records staff from five specialists down to
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A $10,000 reward is now being offered for information on an April 7 home invasion and sexual assault that took place in Mount Shasta.
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A Sacramento area man who owns property in Shasta County may have gone to extreme lengths earlier this month to collect rental money from two of his Igo area tenants, a Shasta County sheriff’s report shows.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds was convicted of obstruction of justice today but a jury failed to reach a verdict on three other counts that the home run king lied to a grand jury when he denied knowingly using steroids and human growth hormone.
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Murphy’s law for meteorology: The more important the event, the more complicated the weather pattern will be. It had been looking like Friday and Saturday would be partly cloudy with showers in the far north end of the state near the Oregon border. However, this morning’s satellite picture, shown here, shows a large are
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Today’s preliminary hearing for a Jacob Daniel Berlinghoff whose 15-year-old daughter is accusing him of fondling her three years ago was postponed until April 28 after his criminal defense attorney said he only this morning received a report from the district attorney’s office containing “highly exculpatory” eviden
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 30 degrees. Skies: Cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 60 inches at base, 156 inches at top New snow overnight: None New snow during the past 24 hours: None Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 19
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SHASTA LAKE — The Falcons now have the upper hand in the Northern Athletic League. Matt Montes scored the game-winning run on Dayton Koch’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Central Valley High baseball team to a doubleheader sweep over Yreka, 6-2 and 9-8, at Wynne Price Field on Tuesday.
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Longtime Redding resident Barbara Cross e-mails this response to F.M. Brunemeir's musings in my latest Saturday column: My memories conflict somewhat with Dr. Brunemeir's. I remember moving to Redding in 1968 and the local headlines in the Redding Record Searchligh...
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Sorry to see (photos below) that vandals had already taken a crack at the sign heralding the new Middle Creek bike and walking trail. The same perps (boys on bicycles) are suspected of damaging structures at the nearby Shasta-Middle Creek...
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Yesterday a friend of mine was out running some errands and decided to stop at Pet Smart to pick up some stuff for her dogs. Now let’s keep in mind that the high temperature for 4/12/2011 in Redding,Ca was a blistering 68 degrees.When she got to the store she did as she always does and [...]
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It's located in the Sacramento River Canyon 7.8 miles south of Castella. The marker was placed in 1931 by the Shasta Historical Society and Fannie and May Southern, daughters of Simeon Fisher Southern, to honor their father who was the...
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So argues an analyst critical of Fed policy. From a CNBC story on him and his popular web site and newsletter: After former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker was appointed in 1979, the consumer price index surged into the double...
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"Whose skin are you in?" the activists ask in this YouTube video posted by Meggan Anderson....
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It’s great to see the custom cars come from all over on display at Kool April Nites this week. And it’s always a blast to attend the parade on Friday evening, as the cars slowly drive by. But to fully experience the power of these machines full on, you should make plans to spend some time at the
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That crack in the street seems to run alarmingly toward the front door of this bank owned home, which is in turn tilted to the right, as though perched on a fault line. But perhaps that’s just an illusion created by the photographers c
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Classic cars and hot rods in town for this week's Kool April Nites won't be the only thing rumbling through Redding today. The National Weather Service is forecasting showers with thunderstorms expected after 11 a.m. Some storms, according to forecasters, could produce small hail. Winds will be between 3 and 9 miles per hou
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A couple of burglars were caught on video early Monday morning in Trinity County. At around 2:30am Monday, two masked men broke into the Dairy Store in Hayfork. They stole cigarettes and other tobacco products, and a small amount of cash. Although they w
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Sometimes, even the best of friends can find ways to surprise each other. Lee Gitchel and Paul Williams, both of Anderson, are good examples. They’ve been buddies for years, with their friendship dating back to the ’60s when they worked together at John Geer Chevrolet in Redding. That still didn’t prepare Williams fo
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The price to fill up in Redding keeps going up.
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Chinook salmon in the Klamath and Trinity rivers could be listed as threatened or endangered by federal fishery managers.
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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kyle Lohse, who graduated from Hamilton High School, picked up a win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, raising his career record to 89-99 in the Major Leagues.
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Clarence Letner, 7, of Redding, tries to save his ice cream from melting Tuesday during a show and shine at Kuebler’s Furniture in Redding. Kool April Nites events continue today, with registration starting this morning at the Redding Convention Center.
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The Red Hawks were hoping for a sweep. By the end of the day Tuesday, they were happy with a split.
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Molly McWilliams tossed a no-hitter and struck out 11 as the West Valley High School softball team edged out Orland 1-0 on Tuesday.
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RED BLUFF — A 19-year-old Los Molinos man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in connection with a 2009 home invasion robbery, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
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A plea bargain offer of a three-year prison sentence with the potential for three more years was rejected Tuesday by a Redding man whose 15-year-old daughter went missing for a month late last year and who is now accusing of having fondled her.
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Nicole French was excited when crews began repainting a vacant building just around the block from Verde Vale Elementary School near Anderson, where she works as an after-school aid.
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A Redding man accused of attacking his sister with a chain saw Saturday told police officers he was only "tuning" it up inside their residence and denied threatening her with it, a police report says.
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In 1911: William Coyne, manager of Terry's Lumber Yard in Redding, had word by telephone from Robert Roycroft, Terry's manager at Bella Vista, that Terry had wired that he expected to meet bank Superintendent Williams and effect a settlement, in part at least, of his $205,000 indebtedness to the Bank of Shasta Count
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Two men who broke into a home outside Mount Shasta last week sexually assaulted their victim before stealing cash and coins, a Siskiyou County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman said Tuesday.
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More than 100 people gathered at the Market Street Promenade on Tuesday to increase awareness about sexual violence.
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3.99 ARCO 2010 Churn Creek
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SHASTA LAKE — The Falcons now have the upper hand in the Northern Athletic League.
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I love to grill but I would like to cook healthier cuts. Can you help? Grilling is one of the lightest ways to cook, but to keep it that way, you want to pick leaner meats. First off, here are the cuts you should be looking for:
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Since everybody else seems to be coming up with plans on how to cope with the skyrocketing national debt, let me try my hand at it too.
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A promise is a promise
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Board delays, then fines me
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Technology's amazing. The kidlet can watch Thomas the Train on Netflix while I surf public comments on the Redistricting Commission's website. There aren't a lot yet specifically from the northern region, but I see a few from the Coast: From...
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Remember the much-reported tanker trucks that ferried young salmon from the Coleman Fish Hatchery near Anderson down to the Bay? Turns out they worked remarkably well, reports the East Bay Express --- though the story adds a big caveat. [S]ome...
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So Bruce Cain, of UC Berkeley, tells Politico for this story about how this year's redistricting and new primary system will affect the state's long-static congressional delegation. An interesting snippet: Dave Gilliard, a Sacramento-based GOP consultant who works for several...
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A Redding man accused of attacking his sister with a chain saw told police officers he was only “tuning” it up inside their residence and denied threatening her with it, an investigative police report shows.
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Trinity County deputies are looking for two people who burglarized the Dairy Store in Hayfork.
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To judge from some of the comments on today's editorial, a brief moment of enlightenment has lapsed and I'm once again a Tea Party hack in thrall to Doug LaMalfa and Wally Herger. Oy. To fans of the concept of...
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The gloomiest man in California, Victor Davis Hanson, gets a little repetitive sometimes, but his latest column does show his occasional flair for wordsmithing: I could go on, but right here, I fear, is a recipe for an energy hungry,...
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The Redding man accused of inappropriately touching a minor in 2008 was back in court Wednesday. On Tuesday, 33 year old Jacob Berlinghoff rejected a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for 3 years with the possibility of 3 more years. At Wednesday’s preliminary hearing, Berlinghoff was given another exten
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A San Francisco man arrested Saturday after he allegedly tried to stab an Amtrak bus driver at the Redding Area Bus Authority station and steal his bus has pleaded not guilty to attempted carjacking and other charges.
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Sometimes we’re flippant here. We try to find a good deal every day, but some days th
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What: Central Valley High School Annual Spaghetti and Jazz Evening When: Wednesday (April 13) Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Music 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Where: Central Valley High School, Talon Hall on the school campus Cost: $5 per person or $10 for a family of 4, tickets at the door. Includes spaghetti, salad, [...]
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A Redding man was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing chemicals needed to manufacture methamphetamine and to having a prior conviction for transporting meth, prosecutors said.
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A plea bargain offer that called for a three-year prison sentence with the potential for three more years was rejected today by a Redding man whose 15-year-old daughter went missing for a month late last year and who is now accusing him of having fondled her three years ago.
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RED BLUFF — A 19 year-old Los Molinos man has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in connection with a 2009 home invasion robbery, prosecutors announced today.
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The Fishing Report — April 15, 2011
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A Redding man caught in February with all the makings of a meth lab in his trunk has pled guilty, and has already been sentenced. 47-year-old Jeffrey Longmire was stopped by Redding Police on Lake Boulevard on February 15th. In the trunk of Longmire’s car, officers found jugs of distilled water, hydrogen peroxide,
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A home in the Pine Grove area was damaged Tuesday morning by a fire that’s being called “suspicious”. Crews from Shasta Lake Fire Protection District were called out to an Elizabeth Avenue triplex at around 6am. The fire is believed to have started under the floor, and moved up a wall into the attic. Fi
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The reward for information leading to the arrest of the two men wanted in connection to a home invasion robbery that occurred in the Mount Shasta area last week has been increased to $10,000. On Thursday between 7 and 10 A-M, two men broke into the home in the 6000 block of North Old Stage Road. The suspects assaulted th
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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was one of the most successful New Deal programs of the Great Depression created by President Franklin Roosevelt. Its purpose was to give wages to unemployed young men. Between 1933 and 1941, more than 3,000,000...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 32 degrees. Skies: Partly cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 60 inches at base, 156 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 op
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Looking over DarcyArts sales over the last year was a real reminder of the amount of work I single-handedly managed. A bit of self-congratulation is definitely in order. Bravo, Constance! you kicked ass. 110 items. It seemed to me that I did little else and now I can see why. Here is what I created [...]
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My front page story today talked about the economic engine that is Kool April Nites. The annual showcase of chrome and horsepower also is an opportunity to show off some of the area's attractions like the Sundial Bridge, Shasta Dam, the La
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The deficit disaster, in a nutshell. From a recent WaPo column by Robert Samuelson: ...Public opinion is hopelessly muddled. Polls by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago consistently show Americans want more spending for education (74...
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"A gallon of regular unleaded in the Redding area hit a record average of $3.87 a gallon Tuesday -- nearly 30 cents more than a month ago, AAA reported." That was the opening graph of my April 23, 2008, story about the unprece
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Investigators think the two men who broke into a home outside Mount Shasta last week sexually assaulted their victim before stealing cash and coins, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department said today.
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Crews quickly distinguished an attic fire this morning at an apartment complex on Elizabeth Avenue in Shasta Lake. The fire, which was contained to one wall and portions of the attic, was first reported just after 6 a.m. No further information is available at this time.
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Look for mostly sunny skies today as Kool April Nites festivities continue leading up to Friday's cruise and Saturday's big show at the Redding Convention Center. The National Weather Service calls for a high of 67 today in Redding with calm winds. But there is a 70 percent chance of rain for Wednesday. Highs Wednesday are
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What: NEED Camp/Whiskeytown Environmental School 40th Anniversary/Open-house When: Saturday (April 16), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at NEED Camp/Whiskeytown Environmental School Directions: Highway 299 West. Left at the Whiskeytown Visitor Center onto J. F. Kennedy Memorial Road. Before the dam, turn left on Paige Bar Road. Parking
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What: World Music with Dr. Ron Kean & the College Choirs When: Thursday (April 14), 7:30 p.m. Where: Shasta College Theatre Cost: $7 general admission and $5 for students and seniors The Shasta College Arts, Communications, and Social Sciences Division announces the “World Music with Dr. Ron Kean Concert” on Thursda
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Each year, Mercy Medical Center Redding awards six scholarships to local high school seniors who will be entering college in the fall and majoring in a health care related field. This program allows Mercy an opportunity to invest in the youth of our community to help make the future a healthier place. Details of the [...]
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Doni: First, I want to thank you, Michele Burton and Michael Barr, for teaching line dancing in Redding every Monday night at the Senior Center through the Redding Recreation Department. That class is, hands down, one of the most fun things I do. That's not to say your classes are at all easy, or that they're not frustra
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McConnell gets what it wants
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Few documents have ever been more misleading than a 116-page U.S. Chamber of Commerce report this spring on how state employment laws affect job growth, a study that can be read as a direct attack on California and its employment laws.
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Shared interests, political theories and a vague sense that we're due for change are nice, but when it comes to practical politics, sometimes you've got to focus on the concrete — literally. You've got to look at the roads.
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I can't say it was a spur-of-the-moment decision. It was almost 30 years in the making. Yesterday, after months of talking about it, my husband and I decided to break down and buy a Blu-Ray player to replace our old DVD system.
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The Patriots' bats have been hot all season.
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The Liberty Christian softball team notched its first Tri-Cities League victory Monday, beating Mercy 19-13 at home.
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The Shasta County district attorney's office has dismissed a 2007 criminal case against a Redding man in which he claimed jail personnel taped at least one, and possibly more, confidential telephone calls that he made from jail to his attorney.
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A practice that stretches all the way back to the days of Moses has come to the north state, courtesy of the Shasta County Food Group Coalition.
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Few community events in the north state pack the economic punch of the Kool April Nites car show.
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In 1911: That extensive damage was done to fruit in this section by the cold snap was certain. James F. Bedford, the merchant, said, "A good deal of damage has been done to prunes and peaches. I think that pears escaped. The exact extent of the damage cannot be determined for two or three days. At a rough guess, however
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A 17-year-old Palo Cedro boy found safe Friday after being missing since April 4 was not abducted or the victim of foul play, a Shasta County sheriff's sergeant said Monday.
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New rules that change the way lenders are compensated in mortgage transactions won court approval last week.
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Members of the Redding community are taking back the night for the 16th time.
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Although his creation is as big as a billboard, Ben George isn't trying to sell shoes or skateboards.
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A motorist reportedly left the scene of a vehicle vs. bicycle collision on Lake Boulevard this evening.
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Since 1971, more than 70,000 students have increased their knowledge of environmental science after going through the weeklong camping experience at the Whiskeytown Environmental School in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the school will host a free barbecue with live music a
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See who was at what recent event.
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We published this Sacramento Bee story in the paper R-S this morning. Was I the only one to think basing grades on standardized test scores is not only appropriate but an excellent idea? [T]wo recent attempts on local campuses left...
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Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal -- currently in limbo, as all of the Republicans but one voted against it -- to phase out redevelopment agencies in California brought intense lobbying from cities that want to hold onto a cash cow. But...
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Q. The Jewish celebration of Passover begins April 19. Does God favor some people over others? Why do some people seem to have an easier life than others? This is the same issue that is explored in the entire book of Job. I prefer to think that God blesses everyone that he creates, with no exceptions. Yet our many faith tra
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Ty Capell, Redding
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Mississippi is our model? No thanks
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Coast and inland counties: They'remountains apart
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Two Siskiyou County men were arrested Saturday after they were caught cutting wires and prowling outside of the McCloud River Inn, deputies said.
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Last year, there was a movement down in Chico to lure the Tour of California -- "The greatest bicycle race in North America" -- up north for a Butte County leg. Best as I can tell, that effort fizzled, and...
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My talented former colleague Alex Breitler, now writing for the Stockton Record, has a fascinating piece today about the unintended consequences of restoring natural habitat. Restoring tidal wetlands that once dominated the Delta may be a cure for the ailing...
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I'm not quite old enough to recall the gas wars that Marc Beauchamp reminisced about in a recent blog post and in his column coming this Saturday. Even so, I have my own memory of discount fill-ups. But back in...
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A man is behind bars after reportedly attacking his sister with a chain saw. Officers were called to 5460 Cedars Road in Redding around 1:30 Saturday afternoon after receiving reports of a man chasing his sister with a chain saw. 47-year-old Kelly Mellott and his sister were arguing when Mellott reportedly threatened the
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A San Francisco man has been arrested on suspicion of hijacking an Amtrak bus in Redding. Police say 43-year-old Robert Fender was inside the bus at the Redding bus terminal around 7 o’clock Saturday night when he threatened the 58-year-old driver with a knife and vowed to take over the vehicle. It’s not clea
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A man who reportedly came to the aid of several women being assaulted by a drunk man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. Deputies were called to 2396 Monrovia Street in Red Bluff around 1:15 Saturday afternoon due to a fight in progress. When they arrived on scene, they found 31-year-old Russell Eleck bleeding
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A man suspected of recent gas thefts was taken into custody on drug-related charges. Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies on patrol in the area of Antelope Boulevard and Damon Avenue observed a pickup pull in behind Sunshine Gas Station around 3:45 Friday morning. The business, which was closed at the time, had been th
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A 31-year-old Corning man has been sent to prison for stealing and dealing in stolen goods. Steven Council, also known as Steven Stamper, was arrested in December. Someone had reported their taillights stolen, and Council apparently purchased them knowing they were stolen. Council also was charged with stealing two vehic
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Deputies arrested a Cottonwood man after they found evidence associated with recent gas thefts from a gas station in Red Bluff was found in the bed of his truck.
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Siskiyou County deputies and detectives are still searching this week for a pair of men suspected of burglary, theft and assault when they invaded a Mount Shasta home Thursday morning.
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Ski Report: Mt. Shasta Ski Park — 5:15 a.m. April 11, 2011
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We know how hard it can be to take really lovely marketing images of a home for sale. Of course, it helps if you have a nice home to shoot, and this one is certainly all that. But these images are exceptional, and so we thought we’d bring them to your attention. There are more views of this
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We were struck by the similarity between this photo and the Sundial Bridge. The mast, the cables, the uh, glass. Well aside from that similarity, we’re sharon this one with you today because it seems to offer a lot for the money. Lo
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A Red Bluff man was hit several times in the head with a baseball bat after a fight broke out over the weekend at a Monrovia Street home.
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There is a report of five longhorn bulls in the roadway this morning at Live Oak and Wilder roads in Tehama County.
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A friend, a teacher at Shasta High, told me this story about a colleague at Enterprise who caught a student texting in class (verboten activity). Said student was sitting at their desk in obvious texting mode -- hands in lap,...
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From the Oroville paper: The pompiers will continue onto Redding today for more demonstrations, including the Redding Smoke jumpers, and then to Vacaville for some rest before they leave for France Tuesday. ...(Earlier, in Butte County) Cal Fire officers from...
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The city of Elk Grove is using the Sundial Bridge as a way to sell its plans for a controversial civic center. Excerpt from a SacBee article: "Before the turn of the decade, Elk Grove set out to create a...
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There will be a chance of showers today in the north state before it becomes partly cloudy tonight. The National Weather Service calls for a 40 percent chance of showers with a high of 64 in Redding. Tonight the clouds will break up and the overnight low is expected to be 42. Tuesday is looking nice with mostly sunny skies
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Does it seem like there are car shows and cruising hot rods all over the Redding area? It should, because this is Kool April Nites week. About 1,800 cars are expected for the event, which includes a cruise this Friday evening, April 15, and the official car show the next day. I love the car [...]
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As a young college graduate, Jonathan Sebat pursued music, playing drums in a Portland-based indie rock band. Today, the 38-year-old Shasta High School graduate is on the cutting-edge of genetic research, called “one of, if not the most promising molecular geneticist in the country,” by one of his colleagues. “It woul
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I thought back on how a very powerful elected representative from Kansas rationalized the taking of human life being compared to the killing of pigs. He later called his statement “a joke” during formal testimony before an Appropriations Committee hearing. It knocked me back to a time when my own mother was abused b
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PG&E running a 'smart' scam
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What will further budget cuts to higher education in California mean? No summer drama production or swimming classes? Or shuttered campuses and $25,000 UC tuition?
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Pain-at-the-pump is a malady now afflicting most Americans. We search for gasoline that is under $4 a gallon. This pain is only a part of the distress caused by rising fuel prices. Rising crude oil prices raise the costs of gasoline, diesel, heating oil and aviation fuel. This raises transportation costs for all commodities
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Plans to establish a local food cooperative that would operate a grocery store in downtown Redding have taken another turn.
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Jovon Cunningham of Enterprise High School finished first in the boys triple jump at the Arcadia Invitational on Saturday.
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For the past month 17-year-old Tiffany Senter from Shasta Lake has been waiting for a phone call that will change her life.
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A vehicle has overturned on Highway 299 east of Redding and is blocking the westbound lane, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Redding weather outlook for April 11 - 17 Monday a very weak storm system will move through Redding with a few clouds and maybe a light shower. Tuesday will be sunny with a few clouds and daytime temperatures in the upper 60s. Wednesday through Sunday (April 17) we are caught between a strong low pressure area in the Gulf
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A person fired several shots from a pistol into the air this afternoon near the intersection of Glenwood Drive and Lake Boulevard in the Buckeye area, dispatchers said.
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A gray sedan went over an embankment and into a ditch near the intersection of Hilltop Drive and East Palisades Avenue in Redding shortly after 4 p.m. today, dispatchers said.
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The barn in the photo was originally located at Viola on the Upper Armstrong Ranch. It's now located at the Lower Armstrong Ranch, where the photo was taken. Thomas Benton Armstrong established the Armstrong Ranch in the 1890s. The Upper...
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Here’s a bank owned factory/warehouse that once served as a thriving shampoo manufacturer. Lottsa money in suds apparently. Could be that again. Could be a̷
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A San Francisco man was arrested last night after he tried to stab a bus driver at the Redding Area Bus Authority station, police said.
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This lovely example of Mission Style Architecture is the Sacred Heart Church in Anderson California, a few miles south of Redding. The Sacred Heart Parish also operates a school of the same name at this site. A Catholic group,
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Today's high should be around 66 degrees in the Redding area, with partly sunny skies and a low of 47 degrees tonight. Expect a 20 percent chance of showers beginning tonight, and more the possibility of more rain Monday, By Tuesday, skies should be partly sunny again, with a high of about 66 degrees.
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Fifth Sunday of Lent (A)John 11:1-45 Have you ever wondered why God allows us to suffer? The Gospel today can help us understand why we experience pain, hurt, anxiety, discomfort, and e
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From listening to the incessant drumbeats of doom from the media, I would think we are all about to turn green and glow in the dark. The incredible ability of sensationalism to create advertising dollars is on full display when discussing the Japanese nuclear reactors. And it's so easy to frighten our science-illiterate
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It's primarily a group of conservatives pushing the concept of a city charter for Redding, fueled by frustration with City Hall in general and, for a few, City Manager Kurt Starman and City Attorney Rick Duvernay in particular.
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The pension monster is so bloated and overgrown it's destroying the city, slashing public safety and sucking taxpayers dry.
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Roundabout is wrong priority
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Caitlin Parker and James O'Brien, both of Cottonwood, are engaged to be married July 16, 2011, at the home of Kayle Spoon. The bride-elect is the daughter of Brian and Colleen Williams of Cottonwood. She graduated from West Valley High School in 2003. She is employed at Safeway Pharmacy as a pharmacy tech in Anderson. Her
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There's big water coming out of Shasta Dam. Even as I write this column, the spillway is host to three gushing plumes cascading around the clock with roaring thunder. This amounts to quite a sight indeed, to say nothing of the sound that rumbles through the canyon south of the dam.
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Fran Baker and Chris Teeples, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Aug. 13, 2011, at the The Parish Church of St. Wulfram's in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England. The bride-elect is the daughter of Philip and Cathrine Baker Grantham, Lincolnshire, England. She graduated from Walton Girls High in 1999. She studied at La
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Horizon Air departs Redding Airport (RDD) on April 17, and with it go daily commercial airline flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and to Arcata/Eureka Airport (ACV).
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It is a glorious season in parenting when you can take a nap while your kids entertain themselves. This past Sunday afternoon Jonah was reading and Payton and Davey were quietly decorating his bunk bed, a favorite pastime of both children. It was a perfect opportunity to indulge in an afternoon nap.
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Dr. James and Dolores Crume of Redding celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 30, 2011, at a lunch at the home of Dr. Brian and Doreen Crume in Redding. The Crumes were married March 30, 1951, in Los Angeles. James Crume retired from his chiropractic practice in 1991 after 35 years. Dolores Crume worked in her
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Emily Lord and Benjamen Batini, both of McKinleyville, are engaged to be married Oct. 22, 2011, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Anderson. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mary Lord of Anderson and John Lord of Paradise. She is attending Humboldt State University to obtain a degree in kinesiology. She is a 2005 graduat
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April 10 through 16 is National Library Week.
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Sarah Holcomb and Paul Perry, both of Spartanburg, S.C., are engaged to be married on May 28, 2011, in Sonoma. The bride-elect is the daughter of Sam and Elaine Holcomb. She attended Shasta High School and went on to graduate from San Diego State and receive a master's degree in school psychology. She works as a school psy
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A trust is created when a person (the trustor or grantor) transfers to another person or corporation (the trustee) a property interest to be held for the benefit of themselves or others (the beneficiaries).
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More of us are using reusable shopping bags. Most retailers offer shoppers a variety of colorful cloth bags to purchase and use.
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You started that DIY project only to realize that you may be in over your head. When you find yourself in the position of needing a contractor, how do you go about finding one? If you're like us, you probably start with family or friends, but where do you turn if they don't have a referral?
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Brooks-Range is a company known for making mountaineering gear focusing on safety and survival in the backcountry. Made by mountaineers for mountaineers, Brooks-Range gear was generally characterized by its no-frills attitude -- its focus was to keep you safe in the backcountry, period. Now the company is expanding that foc
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March 2011 births
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Q: I am looking for some information on the seriousness of the apparent increase in mountain lion attacks in the news lately. There have been several incidents of bears attacking humans, and we have a bear season. I'm wondering whether it might not be time to reconsider having a mountain lion season? I understand that more
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Unlike the South Fork of the Trinity River, the main stem of the river flows almost twice as far and contains more water flows. In addition, the main Trinity free flowing wild status was interrupted by two dams -- Trinity Dam and Lewiston Dam.
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For years we have been representing clients in Redding CA who are at risk of losing their home. A common question from distressed property owners is "What is a Hardship Letter"? If you are a homeowner looking for your home loan to be modified, one of your initial steps is the writing of a hardship letter. Thi
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Government shutdown averted - now what? Click here for the L.A. Times Story about it.
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Redding police arrested a 47-year-old man around 1:30 p.m. Saturday after he chased his sister with a chain saw in a home on Cedars Road.
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Beautifully renovated home in West Redding! Spectacular views of Mt. Shasta, Cascade range, city lights and sundial bridge. Located just minutes from Whiskeytown Lake, it's like being on vacation! House features a very funcational floor plan, modern kitchen with solid granite countertops, spacious living and fami
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Charles Caminetti, standing in the entrance to Caminetti’s Groceteria at 1510 Market Street, according to the 1938 Redding Business Directory. The Shasta Historical Society library is open to the public and volunteers are available to assist with research. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more infor
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The John Frank Invitational prep track and field meet was minus a few key north state athletic standouts.
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Red Bluff wins the Lassen softball tournament, while senior Emily McEnaney becomes the Northern Section all-time softball home run queen.
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Simpson piles up the hits in sweep of Menlo
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Some want stronger voice in north state
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Show and shines are scheduled this week around Redding as part of the Kool April Nites festivities.
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Q: I was taught the old-school way: Never change lanes in an intersection, and never cross a solid white line. I commute from Redding to Chico every weekday.
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On a recent weekday afternoon, Kerry Jarvis walked into a model home in west Redding and experienced a kind of sticker shock.
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Kimberly Boney is putting family before business.
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Redding police school resource Officer Eddy Gilmette's show car isn't a classic by any means. And it still needs some work. Right now the 2006 Crown Victoria has no doors, it's about three shades of Bondo and primer and its interior is pretty much gutted, at least for the time being.
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With the economy still running on fumes, greater Redding gets a boost this week with the annual Kool April Nites car show.
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Randy Yates found a way to avoid blisters on his feet while wearing high heels.
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The Banff Film Festival World Tour is making a stop at the Cascade Theatre just in time to kick off the spring outdoors season.
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Redding residents no longer need to stockpile spent household batteries, waiting to take them to the transfer station, says the city's solid waste manager.
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A motorcyclist was injured when he was struck by an SUV Saturday afternoon on Interstate 5.
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Caitlin Parker and James O'Brien
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There's big water coming out of Shasta Dam. Even as I write this column, the spillway is host to three gushing plumes cascading around the clock with roaring thunder. This amounts to quite a sight indeed, to say nothing of the sound that rumbles through the canyon south of the dam.
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Fran Bakerand Chris Teeples
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Horizon Air departs Redding Airport (RDD) on April 17, and with it go daily commercial airline flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and to Arcata/Eureka Airport (ACV).
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It is a glorious season in parenting when you can take a nap while your kids entertain themselves. This past Sunday afternoon Jonah was reading and Payton and Davey were quietly decorating his bunk bed, a favorite pastime of both children. It was a perfect opportunity to indulge in an afternoon nap.
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Dr. James and Dolores Crume
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Emily Lord and Benjamen Batini
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April 10 through 16 is National Library Week.
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Sarah Holcomb and Paul Perry
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Dear Straight Talk: My sister and I have to share a room because we get along. Our younger brothers get their own rooms because they constantly fight. We feel that this is unfair.
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Years ago in 1962, Marilyn Monroe and President John F. Kennedy met secretly for at least two days, possibly three, in an absolutely darling stone cabin (similar to the one in the photo) beside the Sacramento River at Castella. This...
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Yesterday's mystery photo was a picture worth a thousand words. It shows in detail what happens at the end of the flume. The flume started 32 miles away from the mill at the top of Hatchet Mountain near Burney where...
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Expect mostly sunny skies today with a high near 66 degrees and wind between 3 mph and 6 mph.
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The Shasta College softball team split with College of the Siskiyous in Weed on Friday.
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It's a well-worn conservative retort to calls for higher taxes: If you're so keen to pay more, feel free to mail your check.
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A recent column elicited a thoughtful hand-written letter from someone I've known since childhood. The now-retired Redding eye doctor wrote:
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It's time for more scrutiny of AARP
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In 1911: Mrs. A.M. Boyer of Ono, who came to Snow Creek (Inwood) to visit her great-grandson, Beryl Smith, and incidentally other relatives, was the guest of honor at her 65th birthday party dinner. The dinner was served at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.D. Aldridge.
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St. Elizabeth named Top 100 hospital. For the fifth straight year, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff has been selected for the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Benchmark for Success Award.
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A Palo Cedro boy missing since Monday was found safe and healthy Friday afternoon in the Burney area.
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unction Elementary School in Palo Cedro is holding a parent night on Tuesday to provide information about a new pre-kindergarten program at the school.
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Errors cost Cougars a win vs. Shasta
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Greg Barnette/Record Searchlight
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Pitching, offense begin to hit stride
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Last weekend, eight students from the Shasta Union High School District in Redding competed in the ninth annual California ProStart Competition sponsored by the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. With a culinary team and a management team, the local
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A three-alarm fire that destroyed part of an abandoned Redding car dealership Thursday was caused by a person or persons, a fire official said Friday morning.
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The five actors sit in the dressing room, applying makeup to color their skin for the harsh, bright stage lights. Each one says a single number in turn, rehearsing a skit for the play they're about to perform.
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The government shutdown averted Friday would have closed national parks across the country and area residents wouldn't have access to three popular local spots as a result.
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Thursday's three-alarm downtown Redding blaze was the first major test for city firefighters since the officials closed a station and cut a dozen department jobs a few months ago.
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The government shutdown averted Friday would have closed national parks across the country and area residents wouldn't have access to three popular local spots as a result.
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A Shasta Lake woman awaiting trial since 2005 after being arrested on suspicion of embezzling about $350,000 from the estate of her mother will have to wait a little bit longer.
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Perilously close to a government shutdown, congressional leaders reached agreement with the White House late Friday night on a deal to cut tens of billions of dollars in federal spending and avert the closure
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A daylong public hearing this week wasn't enough to end an ongoing dispute between Siskiyou County and a Mount Shasta man whose gravel operation may have gone beyond his permit.
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In 1911: Mrs. A.M. Boyer of Ono, who came to Snow Creek (Inwood) to visit her great-grandson, Beryl Smith, and incidentally other relatives, was the guest of honor at her 65th birthday party dinner. The dinner was served at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J.D. Aldridge.
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St. Elizabeth namedTop 100 hospital
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Q: In a recent article, AOL recommended removing your front license plate to avoid receiving a traffic ticket. The article claims a radar gun needs the flat surface of the front plate to get a reading of the speed of your car. I also heard that if you don't have a front plate, you cannot be given a ticket at a red light cam
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'I still love Redding, a great place '
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James W. Gibson, Redding
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San Diego's fight is ours too
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Great game everyone! Thought I might outsmart you, but as usual, you got me. The second person to guess is our winner. "djimoulidine" guessed it correctly at 9:11 am as Bella Vista and Meyer Road. Congratulations djimoulidine! Thank you...
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I so lifted this picture from the internet and cannot find where now... I have found that there is a determin
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The 3-alarm fire that raged in downtown Redding Thursday was started by someone, according to Redding Fire Department Investigators. The intense blaze destroyed an empty commercial building at Pine Street and East Street that previously was
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Upcoming north state garden events include a plant sale, seed exchange and flower show.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners offer tips for reviving soil in raised beds.
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A yard with a mix of flowering plants should bring in plenty of bees and other pollinators.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers strategies for cleaning washing machines.
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Dan Fehr turned his traditional yard in a traditional Redding neighborhood into one feature California native plants. The landscape features plants in many different forms, textures and colors and takes little work or water.
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Valadao, a dairy farmer whose parents were Portuguese immigrants, said that even though he speaks Portuguese and some Spanish, the response from some Latino voters after learning he was a Republican was: "Get off my property." That's Assemblyman David G....
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Last night watching "For All Mankind," the 1989 documentary on the Apollo program, learned that a tape recording of our own Merle Haggard's "Someday We'll All Look Back" traveled to and from the moon in the early Seventies. A link...
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Kool April Drags are scheduled for next weekend, but Street Legal racers will kick off the 2011 season this Saturday April 9 at 6 pm with a special “General Motors versus Ford” event. Musclecar racers get their street race on in a safe-to-speed, pedal-to-the-metal blowout!
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What: Southern Oregon University Jazz Ensemble Concert at Simpson University When: Sunday (April 10), 4:30 p.m. Where: Simpson University gym Simpson University is delighted to host the Southern Oregon University Jazz Ensemble in a concert, this Sunday, April 10th at 4:30 PM in the Simpson University gym. This FREE concert
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Everyone knows duct tape will fix anything, but this may be the first time we’ve seen i
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Name the town AND the road beside which this lumber is being stacked Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answers, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 15 degrees. Skies: Partly cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 82 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,
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For years we have seen abuse after abuse in regard to the performances at Mass. In an effort to allegedly make the Mass more appealing to the Youth we have often lost all holiness to the sacrifice. I sure hope this sort of thing isn't happening in your parish......
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A three-alarm fire that destroyed part of an abandoned Redding car dealership Thursday was caused by a person or persons, a fire official said this morning.
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Sunshine should warm up the north state today after Thursday ended with a chill. The sun should push the high temperature in Redding to 62 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. More sun Saturday is expected to bring a high of 67. While clouds will obscure the sky and bring a chance of rain
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The Kool April Nites Cruise is this Friday, April 15, 2011, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The sponsored cruise is only open to registered participants. Participants must display their issued placard to be on the closed route. The Redding Police Department will begin closing the cruise route to all other traffic at approxim
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The most expensive home in the Shasta MLS today seems to be this big mansion in Cottonwood. Built in 2004, it’s listed as a 5645 sqft 9/7 on about 717 acres. Nine bedrooms needs seven bathrooms, one supposes. The kitchen looks big. Re
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The Kool April Nites car show extravaganza begins this Saturday, April 9, and continues with car shows, concerts and other events every day through April 17. The two biggest events are the cruise, scheduled for Friday evening, April 15, and the April 16 car display at the Redding Convention Center, which serves as the Kool
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A quick update. We're (mostly) safe and sound. Three nice days in England, an overnight trip to Paris where we had a brush with crime (Sue's wallet was pickpocketed out of her purse and lemme tell you, nobody ever better say anything bad to me about the French because they were incredibly helpful and kind), and now to Amste
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Nobody was arrested for DUI at a checkpoint held Thursday in Redding, although seven drivers were cited for driving on a suspended license or not having a license.
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A gang of robbers dressed in cowboy duds will hold up downtown businesses Saturday morning, making off with a gold brick from each one.
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Like a movie tourist stuck in a European traffic circle, Redding drivers will probably spend far too long going round and round and round about the virtues and vices of Shasta View Drive's roundabouts.
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City cuts haven't ruined Redding
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In 1983, the British Labor Party under the hard-left Michael Foot issued a 700-page manifesto so radical that one colleague called it "the longest suicide note in history." House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan has just released a recklessly bold, 73-page, 10-year budget plan. At 37 footnotes, it might be the mo
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The mysterious disappearance of a Shasta County boy has law enforcement officials from at least two states on the lookout for him.
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A Palo Cedro boy missing since Monday was found safe and healthy this afternoon in the Burney area.
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Ten budding north state entrepreneurs pitched their product ideas — everything from a top-secret pickle recipe to a sign language summer camp — to a panel of judges Thursday at the Shasta College Theater.
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In 1911: There was a perceptible quieting in Redding's overstimulated banking panic. The Bank of Northern California reopened its doors and met all depositors' demands. One hundred and thirty thousand dollars in gold came by express and was transferred under guard to the bank to meet all of its immediate needs. The
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Ex-Dunsmuir Mayor Peter Arth is looking to prevent two City Council members from making decisions on city water and sewer issues.
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A three-alarm fire Thursday morning gutted part of an abandoned Redding car dealership, shut down a busy downtown street and injured a firefighter.
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A 2003 Anderson High School graduate was killed Saturday in a two-car traffic accident near Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, his father confirmed Thursday.
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For things like ripe black cherries and alpaca fur products, people head to farmers markets, but they also learn a few things about snatching a bargain and supporting local suppliers.
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Though intense winds tried to whisk desserts away Wednesday night, Mountain View Middle School fifth-grader Shalene Cobb, 11, and her friends managed to raise $200 at the hourlong Open House bake sale for the children and families affected by the March 11 earthquake in Japan.
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Committee members charged with exploring the pros and cons of a city charter disagreed Thursday whether a so-called strong mayor or an elected city attorney would be good for Redding.
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Changes by college aim to follow Title IX
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Title IX strikes again. The federal law that provides gender equity among the nation's athletic programs is at work making sure schools are in compliance.
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The Eagles swept the Cubs across the board in a Northern Athletic League boys tennis match Thursday.
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Committee members charged with exploring the pros and cons of a city charter disagreed Thursday whether a so-called strong mayor or an elected city attorney would be good for Redding.
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The Shasta Regional Community Foundation will be hosting a webinar with program staff for nonprofit organizations in Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity and Modoc counties.
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Fish, mainly salmon, steelhead and trout, were one of the most important food sources for the Indian people who lived here before the gold rush. When the gold eush erupted in 1849, thousands of unruly gold miners arrived here from all over the world to seek their fortune.
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The Dance Project will perform its final production, "The Sound of Music," the next two weekends in Redding.
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Controversy and planned chaos will be the main themes at the Redding Convention Center Saturday night as the Extreme Midget Wrestling Federation comes to town to battle in front of a nearly sold-out crowd.
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Gerber, CA – Pacific Sun Gourmet proudly announces that four of its gourmet California extra virgin olive oils were awarded Gold Medals by the judges of the 2011 Yolo County Fair.
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Baxter Black will perform at Red Bluff Round Up on Monday
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Golden Umbrella is looking for volunteers to visit housebound seniors foster grandparents to visit schools.
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A “Nine & Wine” Scramble Golf Tournament, open to all women golfers in the North State Super Region, is set for this Sunday, April 10 at 3:30 p.m. at Sevillano Links Golf Course (at Rolling Hills Casino) in Corning, CA. It will be followed by a wine & cheese reception ideal for networking.
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Silver Angel , Best Male Group and Best Album Awards given to King's Heralds by "Excellence in Media" coming to Redding. Heads of State, Kings, Presidents, Governors, Ambassadors and other dignitaries have been blessed by the King's Heralds.
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Roundabouts rightly earna green light
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Fred Hogan, Redding
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A bold, far-sighted suicide note
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... how'd you like to navigate a "double crossover diamond"? It sounds like a slick bridge trick, and in fact it is -- involving cars, not cards. Check out the schematics and try to imagine the heartache bellyaching (thanks,...
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The mysterious disappearance of a Shasta County boy has law enforcement officials from at least two states on the lookout for him.
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Tasting local wines, nibbling artisan cheese and listening to two local bands is all you need to do this weekend to help 90 kids have an outdoor education and adventure this summer. So 'Get Outta Town' for a drive to Trinity County and take in the 4th annual Hayfork Wine and Cheese Gala to benefit [...]
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A 2003 Anderson High School graduate was killed Saturday in a two-car traffic accident near Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, his father confirmed today.
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A scam of particular cruelty has again been rearing its ugly head to manipulate the affections of grandparents in Shasta County in order to steal their money, according to the sheriff’s department. This scam has been pulled on various elderly residents of northern California, with some significant financial losses
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The Shasta Growers Association Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, April 9, on Cypress Avenue next to Redding City Hall. The always-popular outdoor market is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to noon every Saturday through mid-December. The selection of fruits and vegetables will probably be rather slim this Saturday, because our long
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Traffic is congested on Pine Street just north of Cypress Avenue, where a structure fire broke out at a car dealership at 2165 Pine Street, a Redding police dispatcher said. The fire was reported at 9:48 a.m. today.
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In response to a post yesterday, a local engineer --- not affiliated with the city of Redding but deeply versed in these issues --- offers some thoughts about why substantial hook-up fees are fair (and waiving them might violate the...
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1. Family Fun Fest and Kids’ Fishing Day 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Anderson River Park, 2800 Rupert Road, Anderson. Features stage performances throughout the day, a petting zoo, booths, and activities. Free fishing for youth up to 15 years old. Some bait and gear available. Admission is free.
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Artist Dean Williams was living in the Los Angeles suburbs until his late 20s, had the opportunity to get out and took it. He lived up in a mountain community northeast of Redding for a few years and eventually came down the mountain. He went from overcrowded mega-city to rural solitude and found Redding to be a happy mediu
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Notwithstanding my recent musings, including today's editorial, about horizontal districts that spanned the far north state, commenter "John Galt" makes a very fair point about the practicalities on today's news story about the upcoming Citizens Redistricting Commission meeting. I-5 connectivity-...
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“Nowadays with restaurants you’ve got to have a theme,” says Lumberjacks Restaurant owner Jeff Garrett. He should know.
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When it comes to a well-rounded offering of fun and happenings, it seems like Johnny’s Cathouse is faring pretty darn well. And it’s not slowing down any time soon.
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You know the songs. And the members of the von Trapp family are like old friends. Wouldn’t it be lovely to revisit all that – and feel the joy of “The Sound of Music” once more?
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Opinions differ about whether this bill would reform California's civil grand juries or neuter them (as the Sacramento Bee argues in an editorial today, uncharacteristically supporting more secrecy in one arm of government). It's an interesting concept, though, to bring...
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A three-alarm fire this morning gutted part of an abandoned Redding car dealership, shut down a busy downtown street and injured a firefighter.
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The week is flying by. The dolls will be finished by Monday but there are so many details to attend to before then. All the slow, focused work is making me a little skittish. This is not news. I should change my name to Fretta. The clothing phase of Soft Girl doll creation is making me [...]
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Sitting here with a slamming head / face ache after spending five hours in the dentist chair. Good times. Make sure ya'll don't miss those. (By the way I have an absolutely awesome dentist if anyone needs a good one....
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It's not the same anymore. To give you a bird's eye view of its former glory days, the following excerpted information is taken from a 1904 newspaper article found by fellow historian Jo Geissner: The Balls Ferry property, including the...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 22 degrees. Skies: Cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 82 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, 19
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Nearly $2,000 worth of tools, ammunition and other items were reported stolen from a vehicle Wednesday that was parked on Coyote Canyon Drive in Red Bluff, Tehama County sheriff’s deputies reported today.
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The real face of the foreclosure crisis is reflected among the hundreds of daily eviction dramas played out on a one to one street level, when the knock at the door comes and you are told to get out. Here’s one drama that made the local news in Rochester: Here’s
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The owner of this company has a pet peeve went it comes to truck drivers leaving the trailer locks dangling instead of locked thus keeping the road grime out of the locks. dangle_0001
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There once was a man from Nantucket Who kept all his gold in a bucket… We’ll let you finish the
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A cold front should drop into Northern California today and bring with it isolated and scattered showers, as well as thunder and possible hail, to Redding and the surrounding area. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say the unsettled weather activity should come after 11 a.m.. Today’s high tempera
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What: Shasta County’s Plant a Row for the Hungry Kick-off When: Apr 9, 9 a.m. Where: Redding Certified Farmers’ Market, 777 Cypress Ave., Redding Shasta County’s Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign kicks off Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 9 a.m. at the Redding Certified Farmers’ Market, 777 Cypress Ave. in Redding. The
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What: Gallery833 Features the Art of Mark Stinson When: Saturday (April 9), 6 - 9 p.m. (during ArtHop) Where: Gallery833, 833 Mistletoe Lane Gallery833 is proud to feature the work of Mark Stinson as its featured artist of the month for 2nd Saturday ArtHop. Please join us for wine, cheese, snacks, soft drinks and fine [...]
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If you could draw a line around the north state — the state of Jefferson, Upstate California, call it what you will — who would you include? Who are our regional neighbors? The ones who share our lifestyles, our problems and our common interests?
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At fancy Washington dinner parties decades ago, it was the custom for men and women to part ways after the meal. The men stayed at the table for brandy, cigars and Serious Talk; the women, as Katharine Graham recounted in her autobiography, retreated "to powder their noses and gossip."
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An 18-year-old woman suffered a head injury Wednesday night after she ran across Orange Avenue in Redding and was hit by a car.
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An 18-year-old woman suffered a head injury Wednesday night after she ran across Orange Avenue in Redding and was hit by a car.
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Red Bluff softball pitcher Megan McColpin threw a perfect game Wednesday as the Spartans defeated Las Plumas 4-0.
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RED BLUFF – The Spartans are leaving no doubt they have what it takes to make another run at a Northern Section title.
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Motorists and bicyclists will be negotiating a roundabout at a busy east Redding intersection by autumn.
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RED BLUFF — Efforts to attract people downtown loped along this week as the City Council approved road closures for two rodeo-related events — a carnival and street dance.
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Three Redding residents and a pet dog were injured Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 273 near Branstetter Lane in Redding.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies are searching for a 17-year-old Palo Cedro boy who has been missing since Monday.
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With further state budget cuts looming, Shasta College has chopped nearly half of the number of summer school course offerings.
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As she swung the girls' bathroom door open, Kassie Fuchs, 16, emerged wearing a long prom dress with overlapping shades of purple to show her mother and younger brother. Then her sister, Jade Milligan, 18, came out in a halter black dress with vertical silver beading on the chest. They twirled around, made sure everything s
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In 1911: Officers interrupted an attempted jailbreak as two men tried to free their pals by unscrewing the hinges and locks of the Kennett jail. The two prisoners had been caught with clothing and jewelry stolen from the Commercial Hotel.
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The Institute of Technology in Redding, a privately owned vocational school, has earned the designation of 2010 "Campus of the Year" for the Brightstar Education Group family of schools.
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Shasta County residents will have a chance to weigh in on state- and county-level redistricting at two public meetings in the next week.
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Officials with Pacheco Union School District in Anderson have had to cut back office hours after someone threw a "football-sized" rock at the district office window.
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The Shasta Lake City Council is looking to other California cities to see if an ordinance promoting transparency and openness in local government is worthwhile.
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One of the most ambitious recreation trail projects in Redding history is moving forward between Placer Road and the southeastern corner of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The Bureau of Land Management is planning a trail system of about 20.2 miles that would connect to existing trails at the BLM’s Swasey Recreation
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BloodSource announced this week it is in need of O- and A- donors. Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, B- and O- blood.
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Experimenting with diet after diet and running out of time to make use of gym memberships, Kim Lozano of Redding said she wanted to get her weight under control "probably about 90 pounds ago."
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California law requires that anyone under 18 must wear a helmet when riding a bicycle, skateboard, scooter or skates. However, people of all ages should wear a helmet.
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Do you need another reason to start to exercise? Perhaps the latest findings will be just the incentive you need to get off the couch.
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A 23-year-old man suffered minor injuries this evening after a car pulled out in front of his bike near Cypress Avenue and Churn Creek Road in Redding.
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The excellent editorial cartoon in today's paper (click on the link following) illustrates better than anything that the hyperbolic budget debate going on in DC is really focused on the margins. 0406_loc_rs_rsoptoon[1].tif...
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In a dispatch about a delegation led by Assemblyman Dan Logue heading to Texas to see why its economy is growing and California's is not, Katy Grimes includes an interesting list of travelers: Scheduled for the trip is Lt. Gov....
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Quote of the day? "Sometimes I think adults might not think that kids today have manners and respect. I saw nothing like that at my day at Anderson High. All of the students were respectful." Redding Rancheria CEO Tracy Edwards...
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YREKA - A 47-year-old Siskiyou County man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of elder abuse after he allegedly pushed his 82-year-old mother down and dumped a bottle of water on her, sheriff's deputies said today.
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Redding police will hold a drunk driving and driver’s license checkpoint somewhere in the city Thursday.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies searched, and later found, a long-haired shirtless man wearing camouflage pants in the Happy Valley area after he ran away from them when his pickup got stuck in a ditch.
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But an e-mail saying otherwise is still making the rounds. From the fourth or fifth independent source, I today received a copy of this column from the SoCal radio host -- "A Speech Every American High School Principal Should Give"...
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies are searching for a 17-year-old Palo Cedro boy who has been missing since Monday.
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Here's a peek at "The Sound of Music," which continues its run of April shows on Friday (see showtime dates below). The production is The Dance Project's last, founder James Santos has said. Read more about that news here. Photographs by Michael Burke "The Sound of Music" will be performed at the Cascade Theatre in Redd
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After much chewing over the question of what, if anything, to do about impact fees at last night's meeting, the City Council decided on rolling back a January inflation increase and otherwise not doing much in the short term ---...
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... if you want to understand some of the frustration related to AB 109, the public safety "realignment," check out the legislative history. Introduced roughly in its current form on March 14, it was then passed by the Assembly...
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Three people were injured this afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 273 near Branstetter Lane
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Fresh vegetables galore, with pasta and on the side egg foo young which is an egg dish. The recipe for the Egg Foo Young, came from Betty Crocker, it is not mine, but it complements the stir fry perfectly. Ingredients 1/2 package spaghetti Any vegetables you like. I use: Carrots, garlic, green onion, red bell pepper, aspara
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It was years in the making, but the 2011 Shasta County Road Atlas is hot off the press and available for purchase. Not only does it cover Shasta County, but portions of Trinity and Tehama Counties. The map book consists of more than 70 pages of glossy maps and indexes in a spiral binding. The maps sell for $20.
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Hi everyone! I'm back. A little wobbly, but back. And almost ready to pick up where I left off. I was in the hospital for six days and came home Saturday. I have been out of commission I believe about...
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Main Dish Cook/prep time: 15 Minutes Difficulty: Easy Servings: Will feed a dozen hungry folks A Gooey Cheesy garlicky goodness slathered thickly on freshly baked french bread...then nicely browned under the broiler. This stuff could be a meal in itself! However, it is a great addition to anything! We usually eat it with BB
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GERBER – Tehama County sheriff’s deputies are investigating today the theft of 239 gallons of gasoline stolen from a gas pump at the maintenance yard of the El Camino Irrigation District.
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It's widely expected that severe state budget cuts will force the closure of some state parks. But which ones? Lots of people would like to know the answer --- and there's even a list, reports the Mercury-News. But don't ask...
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A Redding woman was sentenced this morning to six months in Shasta County jail and placed on formal probation for three years in connection with a Nov. 21 traffic accident that nearly killed an 18-year-old Anderson pedestrian.
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It's a funny thing, these rivers. They've been known to flow into the sea. The Bee has an enjoyably skeptical editorial today about the "water buffaloes" -- including at least columnist on its own staff -- who see a river...
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Shasta High School students, Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs (SSNP), and the AARP are hosting a fundraiser titled “The Really Senior Prom” for senior citizens throughout Shasta County. “The Really Senior Prom” will take place on Friday, April 8, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at SSNP, located at 100 Mercy Oaks Drive in
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How can I make sure my Easter eggs are safe to eat after the hunt? You don't have to give up your annual post-hunt egg salad or deviled eggs -- just make sure you treat them with caution.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 26 degrees. Skies: Partly cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 82 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,
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What: Finnish-American Folk Band Kaivamato When: Monday (April 11) at 7:30 p.m. Where: Bohemian Art Loft, 3304-B Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002. (530-229-7818) Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for students Minneapolis, MN – Violinist Sara Pajunen and multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Rundman have teamed up to form a new folk mu
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It was the shoes that gave away a Tehama County burglar.
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A Tehama County woman has been sentenced to six years in prison after she stabbed another person in the stomach for refusing to let her borrow some items, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
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BELLA VISTA - A fire caused an estimated $25,000 in damage to a single-wide mobile home Tuesday night, a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said this morning.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are adamant, fabricate and peculiar. This is a re-working of an older piece. The FareShe puts up a hurried, manicured hand up on the corner of Fifth and 55th, near the St. Regis.I edge my Yellow Cab over. It’s 10 past midnight. “Pier
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Mostly sunny skies with a high temperature near 62 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast today, but showers and possible thunder and hail are predicted for Thursday, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. It may also be a bit breezy today with gusts up to 23 mph. There’s a 40 percent chance
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What: 5th Annual FurBall Fundraiser When: May 7, 5:30 p.m. Donate items for the auction by April 18 and/or purchase your tickets early; organizers say this event sells out fast. Where: Win River Casino Event Center The 5th Annual FurBall Fundraiser will begin with Yappy Hour at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy beverages, music and friends
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Here's the continuation from my last column on swinging, which covered the who, why and how of partner swapping. I am using two terms interchangeably: 'swinging' and 'lifestyle.' In the '50s, it was commonly called 'wife swapping.' These terms can include swapping of partners, threesomes, bisexual play, fetish exploration
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A 66-year-old Cottonwood man was arrested Tuesday after the California Highway Patrol said he rammed another man's truck twice on Interstate 5 and yelled death threats out the window.
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The Northern Section football playoff committee met March 23 and put together its latest proposal for next year's playoffs, including a change in how teams are grouped into divisions.
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The Foothill High School baseball team defeated Shasta High 14-4 on Tuesday behind the pitching of Brandon Erickson.
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As the prep girls soccer season is playing out, there is little room for error atop the Eastern Athletic League standings.
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When someone gives you a check and the bank informs you that there are insufficient funds, who do you get mad at? In your own life, you get mad at the guy who gave you a check that bounced, not at the bank. But, in politics, you get mad at whoever tells you that there is no money.
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California needs new jobs, and our state government finally figured how out to create some.
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Stepp family has suffered enough
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RED BLUFF — The former office manager of a Red Bluff logging company who was arrested last year on suspicion of embezzling more than $2 million from her employer was sentenced Tuesday by a Tehama County Superior Court judge to three years in state prison.
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Jeff England can't fit all his eggs in one basket.
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Fresh from Tennessee, 13 pack mules will soon haul trail and fire gear deep into the north state wilderness.
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Two years after suffering its worst year for building in more than a generation, Redding is off to another historically slow start.
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In 1911: W.H. Roberts, president of the Midas Mining Co. at Knob, arrived in here from Yreka, where he had been for a week on business. Mr. Roberts said Midas was working a full crew of men and the business prospects were looking fine in western Shasta County.
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RED BLUFF — With the expiration of a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries looming, Tehama County supervisors will look at two options: a permanent prohibition and a set of stringent regulations.
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Red Bluff's St. Elizabeth's Hospice Second Hand Store found a solution to a problem a lot of thrift stores face: what to do with the items that can't be sold because of stains, tears, holes or defects.
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The former manager of the Shasta Community Services District is still managing to get paid for his work there.
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A financial expert has been appointed to help the Pacheco Elementary School District in Anderson avoid becoming insolvent and being taken over by the state.
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Redding will freeze building and impact fees for a year or two to take some pressure off the recession-hammered construction trades.
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SACRAMENTO — A 6-year-old Red Bluff girl remained in critical condition Tuesday at U.C. Davis Medical Center after she was injured in a Saturday traffic wreck involving four vehicles.
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J.C. Penney in the Mt. Shasta Mall is donating 16 prom dresses to the YMCA.
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Private firms may one day operate the city’s sewer and water treatment plants, manage its information technology and run its building and planning departments.
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In a move not meant as a performance review for its current broker, Redding will seek a new firm to sell Stillwater Business Park.
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Redding will freeze building and impact fees for a year or two to take some pressure off the recession-hammered construction trades.
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This Baby Boomer does. Check out these prices. Long ago and far, far away from four-buck-a-gallon gas. Could be mistaken but I seem to remember paying about two bits a gallon at the self-serve place on Athens Avenue circa 1969....
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Jeff England can’t fit all his eggs in one basket.
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As I write this, it is April 5, 2011. In the past 72 hours three Police Officers have been gunned down in the line of duty, two fatally shot in the face, one critically injured, and a K-9 stabbed to death.
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Revenge
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Bringing Home Association Cup -- Talented Team Proves Unstoppable
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Tickets Now on Sale for April 15-16 Performances!
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Taking in all the vintage cars at the Convention Center, of course. And talking to their proud owners. This just-uploaded "teaser" video looks like it was shot last year, on a picture-perfect day. Definition of "nostalgia."...
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If happy chickens lay bigger eggs, then Jeff England has some of the happiest chickens on earth. England, of Douglas City, owns more than 400 chickens and has gathered more than his share of noteworthy eggs in his career. But he says an egg laid this week by one of his Ameraucana chickens at Deerlick Springs Eggs may
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It's a common conservative retort to liberals: If you think we need to pay more taxes, feel free to mail your check first. Well now a clique of GOP lawmakers in Sacramento, Sen. Doug LaMalfa included, want to write that...
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Wonder what the opponents of the city charter effort have to say? Conveniently enough, it's all in one place on this new website, ReddingCharterWatch.org....
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The governor signed it. The assemblyman is not happy. "Governor Brown signed AB 109 after sunset yesterday the so-called Public Safety bill, which is everything but that. It was appropriate that he chose to sign this abominable legislation as dark...
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California is just getting started in earnest with its decennial political redistricting process --- with a public meeting Saturday afternoon at Shasta College --- but if you want to see the kind of trouble these maps make, you can get...
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Now, alongside the breathtaking news about large scale bank forgery portrayed on 60 Minutes last Sunday, comes this story of a money laundering big bank. Click on the image
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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 ROGUE RIVER, Lower, Ore. — Spring kings are in the river, but high river flows have given them a lot of room to move, so anglers are finding it tough. Even so, plunkers have seeing some good days,
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Some of us would be lost without our sticky notes, but some locals up in Shasta Lake are calling for a boycott of 3M products over its proposed quarry at "Moody Flats" north of the city. Not surprising that opposition...
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Firefighters quickly snuffed a half-acre wildfire this morning along Highway 299 west of Redding.
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A 9-year-old McCloud boy has been placed into protective custody and three adults arrested on suspicion of child endangerment after he was found living in squalid conditions with easy access to marijuana, Siskiyou County sheriff's officials say.
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SACRAMENTO - A 6-year-old Red Bluff girl remains in critical condition today at U.C. Davis Medical Center after she was injured in a Saturday traffic wreck involving four vehicles.
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A big reason why America's got a weight problem? Advert on the rear of a southbound Raley's truck I followed for a spell on I-5 yesterday: "Let's stay in for dinner."...
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Three people were arrested Saturday in McCloud on child endangerment charges. Siskiyou County Sheriffs Deputies were called to conduct a welfare check on a nine-year-old boy that was living in McCloud. A deputy and a US Forest Service officer went to the home, and had to walk about 200 feet in 8 to 10 feet of snow to acc
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 32 degrees. Skies: Cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 90 inches at base, 208 inches at top New snow overnight: None New snow during the past 24 hours: None Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 19
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Today’s FDotD is in Carriage Glen, a neighborhood we like very much. There are currently
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Isolated morning showers are in today’s weather forecast for Redding and the surrounding area with mostly sunny skies predicted for the remainder of the day, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento are reporting. Today’s high temperature should be near 70 degrees, while the low should be around 42 de
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Performance and visual artist Dean Williams escaped L.A. for the mountains outside of Redding while in his late 20s. He eventually came down the mountain, where he's been involved in the area's theater and performance groups: Riverfront Playhouse, Westside Performing Arts, Shasta College theatre, Keyhole Mystery Theatre and
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, aNewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party featuring live music by John Brodeur New York musician John Brodeur has made a reputation as a talented recording artist, composer of first-class alternative pop songs, and a restless multi-instrumentalist. On April 5,
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More and more it’s looking like the correct decision is this: Avoid talking on a cell phone and driving at the same time. Texting and driving? You’re literally playing with your life -- and the lives of others. You’d think the numbers alone would be enough to discourage us from these types of behaviors: In [...]
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It's hard to fault Redding home builders for seeking a freeze on impact fees.
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AARP's interest is more money
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For years, Democrats have called California Republicans the "Party of No" because almost all they ever did was say "no, no, no" to Democratic budget plans and even those of former GOP Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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A Redding police officer was justified in using lethal force in a March 7 "life and death" confrontation that ended with a Redding man dead from a gunshot to the head, Shasta County's sheriff and district attorney said Monday.
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A late March round of wintry storms loaded the north state's mountains with snow — 166 percent of the average expected at the beginning of April.
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BELLA VISTA —Dry Creek Station is almost back.
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Cubs, looking sharp early on, blank Foothill
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In 1911: Only two men and a dog saw Theodore Roosevelt upon his arrival in Redding, although the local, to which his private car was attached, stopped at the depot five minutes. The two were City Marshal Seng and Paul Davis. The former president appeared to be in a genial mood and had any kind of a crowd greeted him, he wou
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A Redding man suspected of threatening a motel manager and trying to stab another person was arrested this afternoon, Redding police said.
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Tickets are on sale for the Kool April Nites Show & Shine Mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 14 at Crown Motors at 555 Cypress Ave.
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An attorney for the great-grandfather of a 3-year-old boy who shot himself entered a plea of not guilty for his client Monday.
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Four men, including a father and son, were arrested Monday during a two-hour standoff with Redding police outside a Shasta View Drive duplex.
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A Redding man accused of trying to kill his wife in a fire ignited with a burning Valentine's Day teddy bear pleaded not guilty to attempted murder Monday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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The Foothill High School baseball team knocked off South Medford 8-3 at home on Monday.
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Bethel Church has dropped its bid to lease the Redding Convention Center.
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Redding may search out a new broker to sell Stillwater Business Park to potential employers.
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A long time ago, I was friends with a young woman I'll call Becky. She was 18, I was 21. We had little in common except for the fact that we were both newly married and looking forward to a lifetime of happily ever after.
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Two of Anderson's advocates for child-friendly snacks will take their message to Washington, D.C., this week.
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See who was at what recent event.
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Are the words "Christian" and "Conservative" synonymous?
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Fearless living expert and certified life coach Mark E. Gibson will conduct a two-session highly interactive workshop next week in Mount Shasta where people can learn how to quickly wipe out their fear of rejection, disapproval, and failure so that they can boldly step forward and achieve greater honesty, self-confidence, a
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A's Little League Pitcher Throws No Hitter
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A Redding man suspected of threatening a motel manager and trying to stab another person was arrested this afternoon, Redding police said.
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A Sacramento area man is being accused of allegedly pulling a gun on a Trinity Alps Preserve couple and forcing them to accompany him to a number of banking institutions in Redding where they withdrew money for him, a spokesman for the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office said.
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RED BLUFF - An Idaho Falls man received major injuries today when he lost control of his motorcycle and was ejected from it, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol in Red Bluff said.
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City officials reopened Park Marina Drive in Redding today after more than two weeks of closures due to high-water levels on the Sacramento River.
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That's how economist Bill Watkins describes California's economy. [E]ven if California did see 96,000 new jobs in February, that pace is unlikely to be maintained. California's economy is just too burdened by the State's DURT: Delay, Uncertainty, Regulation, and Taxes....
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I can't help it!  Even though I still don't have any "official" place for things to dry I had to paint SOMETHING!!  HaHaHA!  I only put down a couple of colors...it won't take much for that layer to d
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Four men were arrested this afternoon after a two-hour standoff with Redding police at a duplex on Shasta View Drive, police said today.
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The wildflowers are blooming, the songbirds are singing and nesting, the snow-covered peaks are glistening in the sun, you can hardly steer a garden cart around the jammed nursery, the cold wind is blowing, and the allergy medicine display at the drug store has become prominent. Yes, it must be April in Shasta County. It
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A six-year-old girl is hospitalized at U-C Davis Medical Center with major injuries following a four vehicle crash on Highway 99. Around 12:45 Saturday afternoon, 24-year-old Jerod Gilbert was headed northbound on Highway 99 when he slowed to make a left turn onto Patterson Road. 31-year-old Pablo Vasquez was in a vehicl
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A five-year-old boy walked away with only scrapes and bruises after being hit by a car. Red Bluff Police were called to Luther road near South Jackson Street around 10:30 Friday night. 32-year-old Adam Winders was driving westbound on Luther Road when a little boy ran into the street in front of him. Winders was unable t
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Five people floating down the Sacramento River on an inner-tube Sunday ran into trouble when the tube went flat. Shortly before Nine O’clock Sunday night, a host at the Woodson Bridge Campground in Corning heard someone calling for help, and called the Tehama County Sheriff’s Department. They, in turn, called
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A Red Bluff man was caught trying to eat evidence after running from Officers. The Red Bluff Police Department received a report of a theft at the Valero Gas Station on Sutter Street around 11 O’clock Saturday night. The cashier told Officers that a white man wearing a blue jacket walked in, selected some hot food
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Close to seven pounds of processed marijuana was found in the trunk of a vehicle stopped on a bridge in Tehama County. An Officer on patrol observed a sedan with Washington plates stopped in the middle of Antelope Boulevard on the Sacramento River Bridge just after One O’clock Sunday morning. The Officer contacted
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Q. Did God allow the Holocaust to happen? Why didn’t God intervene? God did not allow the Holocaust to happen, humans did. Humans caused it, perpetrated it, endured it, and died because of it. The Holocaust refutes the idea that prayer will get God to intercede in times of human crisis. That premise does not devalue praye
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A Redding police officer was justified in using lethal force in a March 7 confrontation with a Redding man that left him dead from a gunshot to the head, law enforcement officials and Shasta Count’s District Attorney said today in a news conference.
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FICO released an analysis of credit score damage caused by short sale, deed in lieu of foreclosure and foreclosure. The bottom line is all three alternatives result in no significant difference in credit score impact. However, the better your credit score was before the delinquencies, the longer it will take for your cre
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 30 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Unlimited Depth: 94 inches at base, 210 inches at top New snow overnight: None New snow during the past 24 hours: None Snow surface: Fresh powder on top of machine groomed Trails: 32 open, 19
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Two men had to be rescued from an island near the Woodson Bridge Recreation Area campground Sunday night after the raft they were floating in deflated and sank.
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Craig Padilla recently uploaded a video made at his benefit concert performed at the State Theatre in Red Bluff f
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A 30-year-old Tehama County woman was arrested early Sunday morning after sheriff’s deputies allegedly found her to be in the possession of crystal methamphetamine and a small amount of marijuana following a traffic stop, it was announced this morning.
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While out running errands recently I tuned in to an FM station with the mild title of BOB FM. I’d seen a commercial on my television. The mission statement was intriguing. “BOB plays anything.” I was please with their initial plays which included Queen. The magnificent Freddie Mercury was in full good voi
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Over the course of publishing this FDotD blog for the last two and a half years, we have become somewhat inured to the foreclosure mess. Daily, we see poor judgement displayed by bank/sellers, and government agencies, as they go about disposing of foreclosed homes. But yesterday’s 60 Minutes expose of pervas
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Mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 78 degrees are in Redding’s forecast for today. But forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say there’s a 20 percent chance of showers after 11 p.m. and a 40 percent chance of showers on Tuesday. Still, partly sunny skies are forecast for most of Tuesday
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What: Shasta Youth Entrepreneurship Competition at Shasta College When: Thursday (April 7), 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Where: Shasta College Theatre The public is invited to cheer on six talented local young people as they compete in the Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) Competition, on April 7, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:3
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Doni: I'm pleased to host this Dish that features Jim Gore and Joe Domke, aNewsCafe.com's tech team. Well, really, the team is made up of just two people, but they do as much as a whole team. Back story: I've been friends with Darcie and Jim Gore since their kids - Jeff and Laura - and my [...]
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Redding Weather Almanac April 4: Normal maximum temperature, 69 degrees. Record high for this date, 93 degrees in 1961 Normal minimum temperature,  44 degrees. Record minimum for this date, 32 degrees in 1901 April 10: Normal maximum temperature, 70 degrees. Record high for this date, 94 degrees in 1951 Normal minimum t
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As Shasta County’s Northern Hispanic Latino Coalition prepared a celebration to honor  César Chávez, the man associated with peaceful and successful campaigns against racism, bigotry and exploitation of human beings, several recent events of apparently dehumanizing character seemed to enshroud the festivities of our
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You can't have a game when only one team wants to play.
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Whether you're managing the federal government's $3.5 trillion a year budget or just trying to avoid an overdraft fee down at the credit union, one absolutely vital step is to gather information — as much as possible — about precisely where every dollar goes.
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As Congress debated the Democrat health care overhaul legislation last year, the ardent support of the senior advocacy organization AARP, which was key to its passage, raised a massive red flag with many people, including many AARP members. After all, in addition to failing to address skyrocketing health care costs, ObamaCa
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In 1911: The mail stage between Weaverville and Redding started to make the trip in one day. Weaverville residents would receive their mail in the evening instead of at 10 o'clock on the second day out of Redding.
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Anderson ended up playing three games after an Arcata tournament was canceled this past weekend.
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Redding officials have identified four city services for potential outsourcing.
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The Redding Peace Officers' Association web site helpfully links here to a lengthy story on Shelby Allen in the April issue of Good Housekeeping magazine....
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Glad you asked. A hearing had been scheduled tomorrow, but attorney Michael Colantuono, who's assisting with the city's defense, tweets that the judge has recused and the proceedings will be delayed. Steven Baker would have been the judge in the...
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George Will's latest column is a must-read. The gist: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit is considering whether St. Louis can regulate what Roos can say concerning what the government has done to him....
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The Kearns Clan and others met in Lincoln, CA. on April 2, 2011 for a spectacular 45 mile bike ride through rolling hills, country roads, and beautiful scenery. The group had a blast while climbing over 2 thousand feet and then soaring at speeds of 40 miles per hour down the curving country roads.
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Responding to Friday's editorial, "Diana_Krall_Fan" suggests that recent musing about what our legislative and congressional districts might look like post-redistricting has an ulterior motive: With the pieces in the editor's blog about redistricting, it appears he is considering a run...
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3 rather evident utility enclosures define the curb appeal of this bank owned home in Anderson in the main marketing image. It might be hard to find an angle to photograph around them. We envision them painted up to resemble 3 Star Wars droid
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Two Washington men were arrested early this morning after a Red Bluff police officer found 6.8 pounds of processed marijuana in the car they were driving, police said.
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Shasta transit buses parked in front of a train at the Redding Depot in the 1920s. The Shasta Historical Society library is open to the public and volunteers are available to assist with research. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 530.243.3720 or click here to visit the Shasta Hi
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A 21-year-old Red Bluff man was arrested late last night after a Valero employee said he stole hot food from the gas station on Sutter Street in Red Bluff.
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Expect another sunny, pleasant day today in the Redding area. Temperatures are expected to reach 69 degrees, and drop down to about 46 degrees tonight. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict more warmth for tomorrow, with sunshine and a high of 76 degrees. There's a chance for showers every day
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The goal is to get these girls’ heads attached. First there is the matter of stitching some comely costumes — red and pink dresses and little tutus. That is going on this weekend at DarcyArts work space. Once the bodies are clothed the heads are carefully and securely sewn on. Soon we’ll have four girls [.
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At a recent fundraiser for the Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama 2012, I spoke with Sheriff Joe Arpaio from Maricopa County, Ariz. Arpaio is called "America's Toughest Sheriff" because of his unyielding stance in dealing with illegal aliens and other criminals. People tend to love him or hate him, but it cannot be
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"Wait until you have kids of your own," one of my parents' frequent refrains during my tumultuous teen years has now come back to haunt me. At the time I couldn't comprehend the frustration they felt at the gap in understanding between us.
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Mary Thomas and Coupar Thomas, both of Anderson, are engaged to be married May 19, 2012, in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Michael and Janice Thomas of Redding and Pamela Knowles of Redding. She was born and raised in Redding. She works as a personnel coordinator for Maxim Healthcare Services. Her fiance is t
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This week I had a two readers with plans to visit Hawaii's Big Island ask if I've heard anything about the post-tsunami situation there. Coincidentally a friend of mine returned to Redding from the Big Island the day before the tsunami. She called friends who owned a bed and breakfast there to make sure they were safe. They
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Breaking free of winter this year has been a wild ride. We've had some memorable downpours in the past few days that make the recent emergence of spring weather more than a little welcome.
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George and Loretta Humphries of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Olive Garden with their family. They were married Dec. 27, 1960, in Havertown, Pa. They moved to Southern California in 1962, where they owned a Straw Hat Pizza in La Mirada. They moved to Bayside in 1975 where they owned a Straw Hat Pizz
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Michelle Barr of Chula Vista and Kelly Vines of Redding are engaged to be married at Farmhouse Inn in Julian on May 7, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dan and Barbara Barr of San Diego. She attends Southwestern College. Her fiance is the son of Roger and Sylvia Vines of Redding. He graduated from Shasta High Scho
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Dear Straight Talk: My stepsister and I are both seniors and have applied to colleges. We share a room during visitations and where she has always been interested in a close relationship, her company is something I tolerate rather than enjoy. When she realized my college of choice, it became hers, too. Chances are good that
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Payton has a very dear friend Hannah. They were born one month apart and have simply been in each other's lives ever since. Through play dates, Sunday school classes, and joined family camping trips, these two have forged a friendship that has stood the test of time and distance.
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Dan and Barbara Piro of Redding celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 30, 2011, with a dinner hosted by their children at the home of Ernest and Linda Long. The Piros were married March 30, 1951 at St. Joseph's Church in La Puente. Dan and Barbara have lived in Redding for 40 years. Dan retired from Union Oil
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Success, it's been said, has many fathers, while failure is an unwanted orphan.
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It's a surprise that Jerry Brown isn't finding more common ground with conservatives in the Legislature. In some ways, he's governing like one.
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At Tuesday's Redding City Council meeting, Jerry Wagar, president of Ochoa and Shehan Builders, and I will present a proposal to eliminate the annual inflationary increases being applied to building and development impact fees. Why? Let me explain.
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Charter is simply a grab for power
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Red Hawks 1-1 in conference
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Dear Babe: I have two 2001 silver dollar commemorative coins. One is Dale Earnhardt Sr. and the other is Dale Earnhardt Jr. These are in mint condition. The Amazing Mint coins are 99 percent silver.— Bill Solus, WeedMore often than not silver coins end up being worth whatever silver is at. I'd say that's going
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Junior Volleyball camp for first through third-graders
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Simpson ups record to 6-16 on the season
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The Trinity River system is quite massive and covers a great deal of the watershed system of the Klamath Basin. The South Fork of the Trinity River system is the largest of the tributaries. If one was to get on a high bluff around Cottonwood and look off in the far western distance, you can see where this river might begin.
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It's billed as "the world's toughest mountain bike race," 2,700 miles of snow-covered passes, nearly 40 miles of elevation gain in a course that stretches from Canada to Mexico along the Continental Divide.
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Road ID is one of those products that you hope you never need, but if you ever need it, you're darn glad that you've got it with you. It's a little thing, but it can make a huge difference. Basically, the Road ID is a bracelet (they have other versions that go around your ankle or tie onto your shoe) that commun
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In case there were still a few doubters, the Hornets still have a strong boys track and field team.
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New rules that would change the way lenders are compensated have the mortgage brokers worried about their bottom line and predicting that the already beat-up housing market may suffer another blow.
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A 5-year-old boy suffered minor injuries Friday night when he was hit by a car in Red Bluff.
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Q: I am a member of the Patriot Guard Riders. We, along with the Missing in America Project, escort fallen veterans to their final resting place, be it at the Northern California Veteran Cemetery or elsewhere.
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Everyone likes a good bargain and the Internet is making it easier to find them. There are all sorts of websites that let you swap products, offer free shipping and that let you buy or sell things you want to get rid of.
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The three primary concerns/goal for most Americans are the purchase of a home; the education of their children; and retirement.
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In 1911: L.F. Bassett, voluntary weather observer, furnished the following interesting data of weather conditions for March: monthly mean temperature 57.1; highest temperature 85: lowest temperature 37; rainfall 7.03 inches.
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Diabetics and their supporters gathered Saturday in the Market Street Promenade in downtown Redding to share information.
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Unemployed people, breast-feeding mothers and new homebuyers may all find different and new deductions on their taxes this year.
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Allen Albaugh is a third generation Fall River Valley rancher and grower. At 62, he's "given up any idea of getting rich from farming.
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About 300 people saddled up and rode for cancer research Saturday at the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff.
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Mike Tomlinson has been smokin' since he relocated his popular barbecue restaurant.
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Builders say cutting any cost would hel
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Spring is officially here (despite recent weather indications to the contrary) and we all know the drill. It's time for some spring cleaning. As you're polishing your faucets to glimmer like a disco ball, you realize that the tarnish just isn't lifting like it used to. Maybe it's time to replace it, but do y
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Two people are trapped in a car that flipped upside down and landed in a creek alongside Millville Plains Road between Highway 44 and Dersch Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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A double-wide mobile home burned to the ground this afternoon on Lazy J Lane north of Redding.
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Wilson! Who can forget Tom Hanks plaintive cry after losing his companion at sea, a volleyball. Cast Away is one of those truly great films that stays with you long after the story ends. Th
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A 5-year-old boy suffered minor injuries Friday night when he was hit by a car in Red Bluff.
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he Redding area may see scattered showers today before 11 a.m. but after that expect a partly sunny day.
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Channel 12 reports on a Gallup survey. Excerpt: Two major north state cities placed near the bottom of a recent Gallup Poll. Based on citizen surveys from 2010, Redding ranks as one of the top ten saddest cities in America....
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In much of the North State, several weeks of rain or snow gave way to SUNSHINE for the closing days of March and the opening days of April and it could not have been more welcome. I was assured by the powers that be (in this case, weather forecasters) that March would go out like [...]
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Looking at this hypothetical map of a State of Jefferson congressional district, commenter "miquel95929" complained that Butte County is "done being divided" and suggested an alternative. Now, the fact is Butte County has the largest population north of Sacramento, and...
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In austere times, what government at every level needs is the flexibility to try new ways to serve the public while conserving tax dollars.
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Response is sign of cooperation
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Regular readers of this column know I've never been a fan of Stillwater Business Park. But the park — at least a $30 million chunk of it — is now a reality and like any taxpayer or resident of Redding I'm hoping it'll deliver on at least some of the promises its boosters made.
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PV hands Cougars their 1st home loss
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Shasta gives up 4-run lead in 8-4 defeat
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West Valley High School wrestler Austin Lobsinger captured fourth place among juniors in the 215-pound weight class at the 22nd annual National Wrestling Championships in Virginia Beach, Va., on Friday.
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These should be good times for the NCAA.
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This past January, California implemented a federal law mandating light bulbs must be more energy efficient, knocking the classic 100-watt incandescent light bulb off store shelves. Though the state has already adopted the legislation, national Republican lawmakers have drafted a bill calling for the repeal of one of the na
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In the spirit of César Chávez Day, 60 AmeriCorps volunteers and friends spent their Friday plucking hardened weeds, mowing unruly grass, and neatening the vegetation at the People of Progress Garden on Court Street and at the Shasta College Community Teaching Garden, both in Redding.
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Police and fire investigators arrested a Redding man Thursday on suspicion of arson and attempted murder, saying he tried to kill his wife by setting their home on fire in January.
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Palo Cedro wreck injures two teens
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Redding could face up to $3 million of additional budget cuts this year and next.
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One-time Shasta Lake Mayor Gracious Palmer is looking for more openness in local government affairs and on Tuesday she might get her way.
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Rep. Wally Herger, R-Chico, examined what he called "shocking details" about AARP and questioned its chief executive officer, Barry Rand, at a House subcommittee hearing Friday.
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Troy Patton, right, a member of the Backcountry Horsemen of California from Long Beach, demonstrates a box hitch Friday during the group's 2011 Rendezvous at the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff. The event goes on through Sunday and is free to the public. It features members of the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare
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A Redding man was sentenced Friday to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty in January to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in connection with the September death of a Redding woman.
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Three years after retaining Cushman & Wakefield's John Troughton, city staff want to consider someone new. Troughton & Co. earned a $111,000 commission on the "free" lot given/sold to Southern Aluminum Finishing, so far the park's only tenant. Here's the...
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Here's a fascinating bit of weekend reading about former California State Controller Steve Westly, a Democratic power-player: One of President Barack Obama's most prolific fundraisers, Westly was among guests at January's state dinner for the president of China. A month...
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Maybe Sir Trotsky Littlefiend failed the screen test -- which is a requirement for being First Pet, as Jerry Brown's dog is a serious (sort of) political player....
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One of the more unusual photos we’ve come across in presenting to you our Foreclosure Deal of the Day for the last 2.5 years. April Fools prank? No, probably not, since this one was listed a couple days before today. As the single suppl
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A young man may have taken a backward dive off the Court Street Bridge in Redding this afternoon.
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A Redding man was sentenced this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty in January to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in connection with the September death of a Redding woman.
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Bill requiring contract vote is senseless hurdle
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What's the commission on 'free' Stillwater lot?
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Mike Witesman, Redding
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I too saw the much-discussed WSJ article about government jobs eclipsing those "making stuff" that Marc highlights here. Leaving aside the quibbling over who's a taker and who's a maker, the story is really about the ebb of manufacturing employment...
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The first quarter of 2011 is in the books! The Redding residential home market has been very stable thus far in 2011. 1242 homes were available for sale in early January.  Today, the number of active listings stands at 1260 today compared to 1424 a year ago . Spring usually brings a spike in the number of homes listed
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The long-term forces behind the hollowing out of our industrial base and the rise of the service sector are complex, of course, but Stephen Moore marshals some sobering stats in a Wall Street Journal piece. If you want to understand...
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig maps out a plan for north state gardeners to put into play this month.
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For an activity that's so good for body and soul, gardening can be rather hard on a person. Here are a few ways to avoid aches, pains and injuries this gardening season.
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Frustrated with having to do lots of touch-up work on a painting project? Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers a strategy for painting perfect lines.
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Upcoming events include Shasta College's Spring Plant Sale and Cottonwood Garden Club's garden tour.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners offer a few ideas for protecting the garden from gophers, moles, deer, birds and some bugs.
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Police and fire investigators arrested a Redding man Thursday on suspicion of arson and attempted murder, saying he tried to kill his wife by setting their home on fire in January.
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A correspondent who does a lot of work with the homeless in Redding sends this wonderful scoop from my old colleague Tim Hearden, published in the Capital Press. The 4-Hers got a $2,000 service learning grant with the idea of...
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The California Water Blog relays some big news: In an effort to expand habitat for native species and end problematic wastewater discharges into the Delta, two legislators from Southern California have proposed legislation that would require all residents of the...
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Two teenage boys were arrested early this morning on suspicion of theft and possession of stolen property.
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A few steps from the sculpture that so offends the sensibilities of my friend is perhaps my favorite public art work (see snapshot) -- a bronze statue of one of Redding's foremost founders, sitting on a bench in Caldwell...
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 35 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Unlimited Depth: 98 inches at base, 216 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, 23
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The Chronicle reports on a poll commissioned by a teachers' union that finds strong support for new taxes --- but those are taxes that most of us won't pay. With negotiations over how to solve California's $26.6 billion state budget...
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Most of our readers are familiar with the tragic story of Shelby Allen, who died from alcohol poisoning after drinking at a friend's house. The story of what happened and how her family has turned the loss of their beloved daughter into a crusade to save other teens was published in the April 2011 edition of Good Housekeepi
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We have a governmental structure that diffuses authority so broadly that it requires virtual unanimity on any major issue. And it collides with a California that's become so diverse and complex that it lacks consensus, much less unanimity, on any...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police believe many baseball fans witnessed the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan that left him critically injured after the opening day game at Dodger Stadium and they're asking Friday for their help in identifying the attackers.
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From the council agenda: Request from Mary Machado and Jerry Wagar to eliminate the annual Construction Cost Index adjustment to building and development impact fees [L-010-045] Details here. On the consent calendar (why there?): Authorize Mayor to execute a Letter...
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A Red Bluff man was rescued from thick brush in the chilly water of the Sacramento River in Red Bluff early Thursday after abandoning his boat the night before.
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Two people suffered moderated injuries in a wreck this morning in Palo Cedro.
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Incoming clouds may bring a reminder of recent wet weeks in the north state. Tonight and Saturday will likely be mostly cloudy, according to the National Weather Service. There's a 30 percent chance of showers tonight after 11 p.m. and a 40 percent chance of showers Saturday. Tonight's low should be 51 degrees and Saturday
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At the time of this writing, The Dude was getting ready to jump in the car, gas up and head with his amazing girlfriend down to catch Lady Gaga perform in Sacramento. I’m not going to lie – The Dude is goo-goo for Gaga. He’s also goo-goo for his compatriots’ questions, dilemmas, ponderings and relationship [...]
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What: Opening Reception for "Pop Culture! A Celebration of Iconic and Absurd American Obsessions" When: Today (April 1), 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Where: Liberty Arts, 108 W. Miner Street, Yreka, CA 96097.  530.842.0222 Liberty Arts shines a white-hot spotlight on the bona-fide phenomena of Pop Culture. The gallery invites you to j
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Plans are afoot to build a second deck on the iconic Sundial Bridge across the Sacramento River in Redding. According to city of Redding officials, a second deck is needed to separate slow-moving strollers, casual dog-walkers and gawkers who clog the span from the cyclists, runners, in-line skaters and power walkers who on
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Seeing last night's post about what new Assembly/Senate districts might look like, Silas Lyons wondered what a district might look like that managed to bury conservative Shasta County in a sea of liberals. Impossible, you say? Guess again. The dark...
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WV's 2 top players net team 2nd place
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by Chitra Divakaruni When Americanized Uma heads to the Indian Consulate to get a visa to visit her parents, she is trapped in the basement with a wide variety of other visa-seekers by an earthquake. To dispel the stress of waiting to be rescued, she suggests that they all share “one amazing thing” a
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by Fred Chappel As his grandmother lies dying, 11-year-old Jess remembers her through stories of the women she surrounded herself with. Jess becomes the hinge that connects his grandmother to the life she is leaving and the strong, quirky and loving mountain women who helped to shape the greater communi
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by Lisa Lipkin Create a family “oral tradition” with this hands on guide for kids ages 3-10. Integrating storytelling into the routine can create teaching moments for ev­erything from family history, ethics and sense of identity. Storytelling benefi ts children by building literacy skills and engagin
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by Diana Abu-Jaber In this humorous homage to her fa­ther, Abu-Jaber takes us on a humor­ous journey through her childhood and search for self-identity. Food became an important connection between the two worlds she inhab­ited – the shores of Lake Ontario and the desert tents of Jordan. A memoir that
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As chairman of the House Ways and Means subcommittee on health, Rep. Wally Herger holds a vital leadership post from which he could fight to tame the bankrupting costs of federal health care spending — especially Medicare, the insurance program for Americans over 65 whose costs will soar in coming decades as the baby
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"Many of the members of Congress of both parties who have gone to Syria in recent months have said they believe he's a reformer,— Hillary Clinton said of Bashar al-Assad. Few things said by this administration in its two years can match this one for moral bankruptcy and strategic incomprehensibility.
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North state suction-dredging miners aren't happy about proposed Department of Fish and Game regulations.
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Redding police, including a SWAT team, failed Thursday to find a wanted Anderson man they believed to be inside a residence at a Lake Boulevard mobile home park.
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ANDERSON — The West Valley boys golf team may have the best one-two punch for the top golfers in the Northern Athletic League.
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After a straight week of rain, I don't think anyone was more excited than I was to get back outside and see some of our local spring prep stars in action.
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The Foothill High girls soccer team picked up another home win by topping Red Bluff 2-0 on Thursday.
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Why is country in poor shape?
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Syria's Assad is no 'reformer'
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Herger's AARP crusade stinksof retribution
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Shasta County residents are more likely to breathe clean air, get preventive health screenings and graduate from high school than people statewide, but they’re also more likely to smoke, live in poverty and lack access to healthy foods, according to a comprehensive health report released this week. The second annual Count
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With all the pennants, buttons and bumper stickers, Erin Dervin's office looks as if a Giants memorabilia store exploded inside.
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After listening to north state author Al Rocca talk to his class this week, Bryan Ramos said he learned that a book can be disgusting.
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March would have made an impressive January.
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Nov. 28 trial date set in child molestation case
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When Larry Nagy and his family started looking for a home to buy, a vacant lot next to his mother's property in Shasta Lake came on the market.
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A new report by Rep. Wally Herger accuses the AARP of supporting health care reform because the organization would profit from the legislation at its clients' expense, a claim AARP flatly denies.
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RED BLUFF —City and county elected officials will meet Monday to discuss how Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to shift responsibility for some state prisoners and parolees might affect local agencies.
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In a departure, no moving pictures, but pictures nonetheless.Thursday night I attended a pinup photographers Meetup in the Bowery, where we were tasked with shooting Burlesque. The lovely Lily Stitches, Martina Markota and Miss Em were the performers.I shot 363 frames between two cameras and ended up editing the following 1
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Around in the Studio that is!  I have about 4 Canvases that are just itching for a start!  I lost my drying rack over the Winter, so now I am going to have to wing it until I can go get me another!  Plus, coming soon is the Pecha Kucha Night! &
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area seeks kayak tour assistants and visitor center information specialists.
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An export market for a long-suffering industry? An almost-unalloyed good, but the North Coast Journal reports that a log-export boom has interesting side-effects on the local economy. The explosion in forest products exports, which began a few years ago in...
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What: 4th Annual Westside Performing Arts Company (WPAC) Spring Theatre Academy Registration When: April 25 through April 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Pre-registration takes place April 20. Where: WPAC studio, 1666 E. Cypress Ave, Redding Who should participate? Our Spring Academy is open to ages 7 to 18 years of age. If you ar
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These jet skiers were having a grand time jumping the diversion dam in Caldwell Park this afternoon, watched by a rapt if disbelieving crowd. Looks crazy fun. Extreme sports, Redding style. The river is almost at flood stage -- it's...
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Sen. LaMalfa feels your pain. His Senate Bill 333 would raise the speed limit for big rigs and trailer-towing trucks and cars to 5 mph under the regular speed limit. I believe it's now as much as 15 mph slower...
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A Mexican man wanted for attempted murder following a 2008 stabbing in Red Bluff was arrested this month while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border between Mexicali and Calexico.
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Details here at this baseball blog. While the item's a bit stale, my correspondent noted that today, after all, is Opening Day.......
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I certainly share Bruce's enthusiasm for city-wide high-speed broadband Internet service, like what Google's planning for Kansas City, Kansas. But is REU the right choice to provide it? Its costs are high (consider its unionized workforce with enviable pay, pensions...
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A big rig drove down a steep embankment off Highway 299 this morning near Round Mountain.
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The first-dog reject when Mrs. Brown decided "Sutter" would be more appropriate for the governor? I don't know, but this snippet of video on the governor's YouTube channel is strange and hilarious....
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I was not surprised to see an e-mail alert from the Redding Tea Party chapter promoting a a rally in favor of Assembly Bill 26, a measure by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks -- no, really) that would replicate some...
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1. “A Bench in the Sun” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights and 2 p.m. Sundays through April 16 at Riverfront Playhouse, 1620 E. Cypress Ave., Redding. Comedy directed by Leon Compton and Norm Overbay. Opening and closing night, $22; regular evenings, $17; matinees, $15. Tickets available at the door or in advanc
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As incongruous as it may seem, Southern California beach girl and University of California at Berkeley graduate Sue Rosoff made her name in photography documenting the sport and culture of professional rodeo. What started as a master’s thesis turned into a collaboration with Growney Brothers Rodeo Company that named, prom
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Think Thai food is all hot and spicy? Consider a visit to Nipa’s Thai Cuisine on Churn Creek Road.
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There have been a good number of businesses to come into town the past couple years – some have made it, many have not. While the entrepreneurial spirit introduces a good deal of new businesses, personalities and such to the area, there is something to be said about those establishments with a longstanding track record.
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It’s not often that top-notch musical entertainment is offered for free, but that’s the only way the four components of the United States Army Field Band will perform. As musical ambassadors of the U.S. Army, they say it’s their duty to share their talents.
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A 73-year-old Tehama County man facing federal child molestation charges has a Nov. 28 trial date.
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I received an email from a client I sold a house to recently alerting me of an interesting call he received from his lender. A representative of the lender visited and read comments on his Facebook page about trials and tribulations he encountered while revamping a rental property he owns here in the north state after
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This Mercury News story strikes a rather overheated tone, but the consequence of the breakdown in budget talks will, I reckon, be serious. The state is facing the threat of a damaged credit rating and even more cuts to the...
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As I’ve skipped  merrily through as many art projects as I could get together mini embroidery hoop silk screens are one of my favorite. You get to use Mod Podge, cheap gauzy, thrift store curtain material and any size embroidery hoop you want/need. Here is the set up. See the weave on the old curtain [...]
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 35 degrees. Skies: Clear Wind: Light Visibility: Unlimited Depth: 98 inches at base, 216 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
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Recreational boating is back on along the Sacramento River through Redding.
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That would be the Shasta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center! 11th ANNUAL RUN 4 THE WILD FUND RAISER - 2011 They are located just on the backside (?sorta) of Anderson River Park and this Saturday, April 2, starting at 10 a.m., they are having their Annual "Open House & Baby Shower"! It is FR
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Here’s an irritated real estate agent using YouTube to get her point across. She sold a house though a Short Sale with Bank of America. Meanwhile another department of the bank kept chugging along and was prepared to secure (lock down) the house pre-foreclosure. If the new owners of the home hadn’t been home,
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Oops. Writer error. It seems we received a complaint about our edgy humor on this post, so it has been removed. Sorry! We don’t post here to make enemies. Many people tell us they like our odd attempts at finding humor mixed in the wre
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It’s true, I often create my own mayhem.It’s part title of my blog and it’s printed on my business cards. I can get into the most amazing situations. Probably not by accident. It's how my
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Now this is spring – sunshine and 85 degrees. A hefty dose of sun and calm winds today should boost the high past 80, according to the National Weather Service. Friday should be equally sunny although a little less warm, with a high of 82 expected. Late Friday clouds are expected to gather and there's a
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What: Opening Party for New Exhibits at Red Bluff Art Gallery, featuring Juli Ryan's Magical Art and the Annual Abstract Exhibit When: Friday (April 1), 5 to 8 p.m. Where: Red Bluff Art Gallery This Friday, the First Friday Art Event kicks off with a new show by Juli Ryan called "Fantasy Works," full of [...]
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What: Habitat for Humanity Shasta Cascade's Open House and Art Show When: Sunday (April 3), 1 to 4 p.m. Where: 3172 West Street, City of Shasta Lake (Exit Oasis, go north on Cascade, left on Crystal) Tour the new Habitat for Humanity Home in Shasta Lake, bid in a silent art auction and enjoy refreshments in an [...]
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Calling all lovers of broncos, colts, fillies and foals! If you have 400 square feet of outdoor, sheltered and fenced land to spare, you can be the proud parent of a wild horse or burro from the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Program. Over 400 horses and burros are adopted each [...]
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With a continuously growing line near her station, Elizzabeth Gash of Shear-N-Dipity hair salon in Red Bluff used her specialized scissors to slash several inches from a woman’s lengthy mane.
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So, besides our congressional districts, the Citizens Redistricting Commission will also be drawing new districts for the state Assembly and Senate. Again, these districts traditionally follow north-south corridors, but there's nothing written in the state constitution requiring that. As it...
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The Central Valley baseball team knocked off Anderson 10-6 at Volonte Park on Wednesday.
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What do we need Google for anyway?
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Military-industrial complex is at work
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In his speech Monday night to a public thoroughly, and understandably, befuddled about U.S. policy in Libya, President Obama began to fill in some important blanks. The White House would dispute this assessment, but Obama's remarks came unfortunately late. Rallying the public behind "kinetic military action," my
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Red Bluff still at the top with win over Shasta
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Team shows potential to repeat as section champs
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The Central Valley baseball team knocked off Anderson 10-6 at Volonte Park on Wednesday.
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The Redding Swim Team (RAD) and Sun Oaks Aquatics of Redding (SOAR) are both sending swimmers to compete in the Far Western Swimming Championships that begin today in Morgan Hill.
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An October 2009 bicycle wreck at Clover Creek Preserve has spawned a lawsuit against the city of Redding, its Redevelopment Agency and Innovations Housing, the affordable home developer once known as Habitat for Humanity.
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In another cost-cutting move, Turtle Bay Exploration Park has eliminated its chief financial officer position.
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RABA has dollars in hand to move ahead with a long-planned property purchase needed to expand its downtown Redding bus terminal.
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Sheriff seeks clues in Siskiyou cases
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An Anderson man escaped his rental home early Wednesday morning as flames swept through the building.
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North state continues to be at or near the bottom of a list of the state's healthiest counties.
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Grand Oaks kids honored for exercising.
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A 2009 roller coaster accident that nearly severed the leg of a Weaverville boy at a Southern California theme park would likely have been prevented if the company had actually inspected the ride's fraying cables, state investigators say.
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Redding never exactly went gaga for Google.
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Say, the California Redistrcicting Commission is holding a statewide blitz of public hearings starting next month -- and starting, of all places, in Redding. Part of the reason for spending a couple of months roaming the state is to elicit...
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One of the recurring themes when Redding Electric Utility officials explain recent years' rate increases is that the recent dry spell -- combined with a less generous contract from the Bureau of Reclamation -- has meant less cheap hydroelectric power...
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Check your route carefully. Highway 101 is quite buried in southern Humboldt County. Details and a scary photo here....
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Gary Rossman, Redding
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Obama fills in the blanks
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Google is not the only route to a fiber city
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You may need complex carbs
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If something should happen to you, would your loved ones know what to do? We are writing about this topic from the standpoint of handling your personal affairs, rather than the complexities of emotions and grieving that we covered in a previous column. We also assume that you have an estate plan or will and have authorized
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This spring, the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding will celebrate 30 years of assisting patients recover from heart procedures and adapt to healthier lifestyles in the north state.
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BloodSource announced this week is in need of O- and O+ donors.
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A Redding chiropractor pleaded guilty today to one felony count of lewd and lascivious conduct with a 10-year-old girl in exchange for having the case against him dismissed once he successfully completes an extensive sex offender counseling and treatment program.
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate two suspected cold case homicides and is asking for the public’s help.
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"...Will Redding's ugliest public sculpture be (hopefully) swept away by the flooding Sacramento River?" texted a river-walking friend who attached this just-snapped picture of a piece of art at Caldwell Park....
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What a beautiful week we are having this week!! So happy to see the sun again. Spring is always a refreshing break after the winter storms and before the summer heat. It's also a very popular time for senior portraits! If you haven't had your senior portraits taken yet, make sure you call soon to book those perfect spring s
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Firefighters extinguished a fire today at the Siskiyou Forest Products mill on Highway 273 in Anderson.
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Redding city councilors recently relaxed rules governing the construction of second units within the city limits. Realtors have successfully lobbied the state legislature to require planning agencies adopt rules detailing the requirements for property owners who would like to add a second home for a caregiver or family
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An Anderson man escaped his rental home early this morning as a fire destroyed the house.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 25 degrees. Skies: Foggy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited 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, 19
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are loud, persuasive and riches. Teacher’s Pet“Scotch bonnet. Persuasive. Trombone. Haberdashery.”Mason Locke tumbled the words across his tongue, pitched them to the roof of his mouth an
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From her bed on the 11th floor of an apartment building in Cairo, Egypt, not far from Tahrir Square, Redding’s Ann Muir listened to the sounds of gunfire and explosions below. It was a late January evening in this city of nearly 20 million, located in the ancient cornerstone of human civilization. Muir was significantly [
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OOOOOH ! the "Record Searchlight" is getting hard hitting now, thank God because we all know how important it is to save our "trees" from the court.Are.our "trees" are being taken from good parents and given to abusive ones ?Are Judges, mediators, attorneys and therapists  committing illegal acts and conspi
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Sunny skies are expected the rest of the workweek in the north state. The sun should push today's high to 79 degrees in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. Winds should be out of the north or northwest at 5 to 15 mph, with gust up to 23 mph. Thursday and Friday should also be sunny, accord
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Work is humming along here in the DarcyArts studio. In fact I’ve got work lined up for the next six weeks. I know my lovely buyers are patient and good tempered. It is my impatience that constantly nips at my heels. I was born that way. Time is so fluid, sometimes speedy, fleeting, sometimes as [...]
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This website is meant for Realtors, but may be of interest to viewers looking for more accurate information about Short Sales. There are a lot of scams going around, and we’ve heard some instances where inappropriate legal advice is being offered to troubled mortgagees. Go to
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Consider what’s good about this one before dwelling on the challenges. 1. Shasta Lake City utilities and sewer. Cheaper electricity, and no septic system
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The sign says Dry Creek. It’s not. In a few more days, if the sun come
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Why are you looking at a video screen right now? Have you not noticed that very bright light in the sky? It’s called the sun, and you should be enjoying it after suffering through weeks of dreary rain and snow. Get outside right now and come back to the Take-Out Window after sunset. I’ll wait [...]
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It is all but certain that the Kings basketball team will move from Sacramento to Anaheim, where the Kings will rebrand themselves as the Royals. Considering how awful the Kings have been during their stay in Sacramento – 8 winning seasons in 26 years – rebranding is in order. Getting some decent players and a [...]
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I always seem to have leftovers after a holiday, and I'm hosting an Easter dinner for my family and friends this year. Any ideas? Instead of tossing those holiday leftovers to avoid more overindulging, use them to your advantage. Here are some practical tips and recipes to help you reduce food waste and space out
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Gov. Jerry Brown won office on a pledge that he wouldn't raise taxes without voter approval — a promise he's more or less kept so far even as Republican lawmakers have withheld a few votes needed to put tax extensions on the ballot in June. But will Brown insist the voters have a say on the $2.4 billion renewa
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Great-grandfather already suffering
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The latest published data from the 2010 census show how people are moving from place to place within the United States. In general, people are voting with their feet against places where the liberal, welfare-state policies favored by the intelligentsia are most deeply entrenched.
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The NY Times' economics columnist David Leonhardt helps explain why, seemingly rising prices notwithstanding, we're not really seeing what economists understand as inflation: There is also reason to think that inflation will fall in coming months. Rising oil prices alone...
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Emily Arnold struck out 14 and tossed a five-inning perfect game as the Hayfork softball team beat Mercy 13-0 on Tuesday.
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The Double Pump Northern Section All-Star boys basketball game went down to the wire Sunday at Pleasant Valley High School in Chico with Corning's Cameron Nye coming up with the winning shot in the final 10 seconds for a 99-97 North win.
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Shasta pitchers combine to throw 6-inning no-hitter
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For some teams, there can be one opponent that is hard to figure out.
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You finally got with the program. You’re watching what you eat and joined a gym. The scale is slowly going down until suddenly, you put on your favorite work outfit and it’s sagging. Or worse, your coworkers comment on the loose butt or sagging shoulders. Generally speaking, losing 10 to 15 pounds can result in droppin
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A Redding Electric Utility lineman who resigned two months after being arrested on suspicion of driving a city-owned truck while intoxicated said he feels remorse and has stopped drinking.
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An outspoken longtime Redding attorney has won his biggest individual civil court case verdict in his more than 40-year career.
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A 57-year-old former Red Bluff woman was arrested Friday on federal bank fraud charges.
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An attorney representing the Department of Fish and Game says a San Francisco judge has ordered wardens to overstep their authority by beefing up enforcement of already controversial agricultural irrigation permits in Siskiyou County.
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Local kayakers have been out in force riding the high waters on the Sacramento River.
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Shasta County Secret Witness is asking for information leading to the arrest of Jacinto Jose Valdovino.
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Singaporean chef/cooking teacher Vanessa Frida speaks warmly of Thai sweet chili sauce and its all-around usefulness. M. de Joie had heard of it but wasn't really sure what it was -- there are many products labeled chili sauce or chili paste that don't taste at all like what a Californian might think. But Vanessa Frida [...
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What: Muletown When: 8 p.m. Friday Where: the Post Office Saloon in downtown Redding Join Muletown at 8 p.m. Friday as the band pours out some Klamath Mountain soul music to celebrate a break in the rain. They'll also be toasting cool-gal Marcia Ames's birthday. And, if you get a moment, Muletown is streaming all 12 son
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A Cottonwood man arrested last week on suspicion of animal cruelty to 13 pit bulls and illegal possession of methadone lived in absolute squalor with dog feces and cigarette butts littering one of his bedrooms, a Redding police report said.
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What: SBDC offers workshop: Social Media … for Small Business? When: April 7, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Center for Economic and Workforce Development, 2990 Innsbruck Dr., Redding. The Shasta College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers a new business workshop: Social Media … for Small Business? This workshop
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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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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-