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May 26th, 2011

What: Redding City Ballet Summer Dance Camp When: June 27 to July 15, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where: Redding City Ballet, 1726 Market Street, Redding, CA 96001 Tuition: $375. Register here. Students’ Daily Class Offerings: Ballet Technique Class: Classical ballet technique. Placement for ballet class w
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A motorcycle rider was injured early this evening in a collision with a pickup at Oasis and Belt Line roads in Redding.
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Red Bluff police arrested three people and are looking for two more in connection with a Wednesday night robbery at the local Motel 6.
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Redding police this evening arrested a 49-year-old woman who officers said tried to stab her boyfriend with a knife.
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Tehama County Secret Witness announced today a reward of up to $2,000 for information on a stolen ATV.
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California Highway Patrol officers say a 28-year-old Yreka woman and her passenger suffered major injuries after her truck hit a tree Wednesday while she was driving drunk.
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Trinity High School’s Justin Jeangerard and Central Valley’s Lala Forrest-Cawker were recognized today as the 2011 winners of the Record Searchlight/Exchange Club of Redding Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
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Who's sponsoring a summit next month on promoting manufacturing in California? An unusual mix, according to an announcement: Sacramento, CA -- Today California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, the California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA), and the California Correctional Peace Officers...
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Alex Landi, Mount Shasta
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Mary Catherine Pearl, Redding
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Sue McMichael, Redding
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John P. Schafer, Shasta Lake
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How Obama undercut Israel
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A 75-year-old man was killed in a wreck today while riding his bike near Corning.
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Distressed properties such as Short Sales continue to make up a large part of the Redding, CA MLS inventory. In a previous post we explained the importance of providing your mortgage servicer a complete picture of your hardship, and equally important is to avoid an excessively long letter. The Harship letter should be
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With the rainy season barely coming to a close, The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team has already made the first big busts of the pot growing season. Over the past two days, two large operations were raided, one of them in Western Shasta County, and the other in Eastern Shasta County. The pl
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Authorities say at least three tornadoes hit a sparsely populated area of dairy land south of Chico. No significant damage has been reported, though there were four minor traffic accidents in the area. According to the Chico Enterprise Record, for about an hour in south Chico the sky darkened, then hail pelted down inten
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A man was taken into custody Wednesday in connection to an April stabbing. Just before Noon Wednesday, an off-duty Redding Police Officer spotted the suspect vehicle from a stabbing that occurred at the Castle Lounge on April 9th. On Duty Officers responded to the area of South Bonneyview Road and Bechelli Lane. They loc
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A Tehama County man has received a lengthy Prison sentence for a brutal Domestic Violence attack. David Olsen Junior was arrested in early December. An argument between Olsen and the victim escalated into a physical fight as Olsen pushed the woman to the floor, punched her in the face, and threatened to kill her if she t
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A Red Bluff man is going to Prison for a drunken domestic violence incident. Phillip McDonald has a long history of domestic violence, including a restraining order brought against him by his wife in 1991. Since then, he’s had convictions for Drunk Driving, Public Drunkenness, Battery, Hit and Run, and more. McDona
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What: Megan Slankard CD Release Tour at Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant When: Tonight (May 26), 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant, 1790 Market Street, Redding, CA 96001 "Slankard's vocal style is so distinctive that simply naming influences (Ani DiFranco, Alanis Morissette) doesn't do it justice. Her vocal melod
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1. Off the Hook 7 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, 1825 East St., Redding. Original musical drama set in prison, featuring a cast of formerly incarcerated actors. A talk-back with the cast follows the performance. Tickets $7 for adults, $5 for students, seniors and groups of 10 or more. Scholarships availabl
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Artist Clare Carbonell was practicing law in Southern California and wanted to get back into criminal prosecution. When she interviewed with the Tehama County District Attorney, she saw a guy riding a bike with a fishing pole in one hand. Clare's husband loves fishing, and she immediately called him and told him about Red B
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It's my favorite Shasta County museum. It has all kinds of great things - the round barn (the one and only in northern California), a jail just like the one in Anderson, a log cabin from Fort Crook with its...
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Jack's Grill is in its 73rd year on California Street -- making the popular steakhouse the oldest restaurant in Redding in the same location -- and its owners attribute Jack's longevity in large part to a determination not to change with the times.
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In Congressman Herger's April Fool's Day report on AARP, one line of attack on AARP was that, while it's a "non-profit" organization, its executives live large: Tax-exempt organizations are prohibited generally from providing unreasonable compensation to executives, board directors, and,...
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A great many local patrons were sorely disappointed when an early-morning fire ripped through Dry Creek Station back in August. To say the least, Bella Vista is not known as a dining hub, replete with gourmet bistros and the like. However, Dry Creek Station had built a reputation as a place to meet with friends after work,
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Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel’s upbringing practically cries out to be made into a feature film, or at the very least, a Down Under-flavored coming-of-age TV special.
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Well, if you lived here, say, about a thousand years ago and you were an Indian person, you would have more than one use for a buckeye. Nowadays, though, I don't think anyone uses them for anything much except for...
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My own family was looking forward to a long-planned weekend stay at the sweet new cabins at Manzanita Lake in Lassen Volcanic National Park. With six inches of new snow at Lassen's entrance, though, my wife talked to someone up...
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A rollover vehicle accident on northbound Interstate 5 in Tehama County this morning has injured three people, with one of the victims pinned under the vehicle, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic incident website.
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Did you get photos of the tornados that touched down Wednesday evening in Butte and Glenn counties?
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Ever get the feeling that you're not exactly sharing the road with Rhodes Scholars? You're not imagining things. Results from a national insurance survey show Californians have a lower-than-average driving IQ. California ranked 34th in the nation with an average score of 76.8 - which is below the
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The weather will feature a little bit of everything today. There is a 20 percent chance of showers in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. The high in Redding today is expected to be 67 degrees. The chance for showers continues through the night and into Friday. Memorial Day weekend looks mostly sunny with hi
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Like many people, I celebrate Memorial Day weekend as the official beginning of summer. For most of us, this a full weekend of camping, outings to the lake, motor racing and barbecues. However, a busy schedule of relaxation and recreation can cause us to overlook the real reason for the holiday. Even if you have [...]
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The before-and-after photos of methamphetamine addicts were nearly as jarring as the Shasta County drug-use statistics presented at the Wednesday Women's Fund Community Forum held at the Redding Library. The forum topic - "Drugs: Stealing Our Community's Future" - was presented to a standing-room-only lunch-time crowd. The
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I know I’ll regret wishing for summer, but enough is enough with the rain already. This weekend is supposed to be sunny, so it’s the perfect time to “Get Outta Town.” This week’s “Get Outta Town” feature combines some of my favorite things: good food, wine, beer and music. So hop in the car and [...]
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'Tis the season to celebrate graduation - a milestone in life’s journey - and that means ceremonies, parties and gift giving. If navigating the "do’s and don’ts" and the "wish I knew what to do" has you feeling like you’re wading through the alligator-infested Okefenokee Etiquette Swamp, these four tips will help yo
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When will we know if California's legislators are serious about dealing with the state budget deficit? When they find the will to zero out their own six-figure soft landings.
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Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' decision not to run for president offers the perfect opportunity to lament the increasingly intrusive nature of modern politics and to praise politicians who place family considerations over personal ambition.
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John Kinsner, Redding
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In response to the full-page ad for Redding Electric Utility in Sunday's paper, which was no doubt paid for with ratepayers' money, I find it amazing that a city-owned and -operated utility puts forth the argument that they have to pay the city "for the privilege of operating an electric utility within the juris
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First of all, I am an animal lover. Second, Mark Kreitzer (letter, Saturday) apparently does not understand the responsibilities of proper pet ownership. Maybe the $65 reclamation fee will show him the light.
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COTTONWOOD — The best prep track and field athletes in the north state will arrive Friday at West Valley High School for the Northern Section's track and field championships.
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In 1911: James F. Bedford, the merchant beaten over the head and stabbed by Jeremiah Wright, was to be taken to the Lane hospital in San Francisco. The knife wound was causing some concern and it was thought best to send him to the hospital where he could have expert attention.
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Jim and Eadie Hargis used to wake up, pull on their parkas and wait a few hours for their 33-year-old west Redding home to warm up.
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The head of Shasta County's construction lobby has reached a confidential settlement with an insurance company he claims sold him a policy for his ATV but didn't tell him he wouldn't be covered for off-road wrecks.
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Last fall, David Gilstrap's fourth-grade class went to work raising money for Honey Bandit, the foal who nearly died in a wild horse roundup.
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We wrote about a bucket list two weeks ago and invited our readers to share their accomplishments:
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Friends and colleagues of Gregg Carter remembered the Redding oncologist as a superman.
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office Marijuana Eradication Team destroyed more than 32,000 pot plants and arrested four people in two separate operations Tuesday and Wednesday.
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A continued stream of Shasta County foreclosures early this year meant opportunity for first-time homebuyers chasing record affordability and investors looking for predictable returns.
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COTTONWOOD — Every now and then, a school gets a standout distance runner.
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Two tornadoes touched down in Butte County on Wednesday while a half-dozen funnel clouds also were spotted in the area, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
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Lake Redding Golf Course is holding a fundraising golf tournament for the G-Force gymnastic team.
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ANDERSON — A coaching search for the Anderson High School football program has ended.
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Want to learn how to score an abundance of fresh, nutritious and free food?
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Redding Comfort Heating & Air Conditioning has earned a national ranking and a large bonus as part of the 2010 American Home Shield Contractor Quality Bonus program.
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I have noticed a few local Columnists have been swirling some "Stories" (editorial commentary) about MMJ (Medical Marijuana) Patients shouting, dressing badly and behaving "Out Of Order" at council Meetings... well... I was not there; I did not witness any particular incident! 
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The National Weather Service said two tornadoes touched down in Butte County on Wednesday while a half-dozen funnel clouds also were spotted in the area.
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Redding police arrested a Junction City man today in connection with an April 9 stabbing at the Castle Lounge.
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NEWS RELEASE CONTACT OFFICER: Sgt. Barry Powell CASE #: 11-15987 and 11-16078 BY: J. Breese CRIME/INCIDENT: Marijuana Cultivation LOCATION: Eastern and Western Shasta County VICTIM(S): State of California SUSPECTS(S): 1) Jose Cruz-Torres, HMA, 26 years old, Michoacan, Mexico Heriberto Aguilar-Constreras, HMA, 34 years old,
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are grin, jumble and naked.Mass TransitThey met, haphazardly, on an express 3 train, one of the older ones with the yellow-and-orange butt-cupper seats where everyone tried to leave a spot open on either side of
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team destroyed more than 32,000 marijuana plants and arrested four people in two separate operations today and Tuesday.
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Excerpt of David Little in the Chico paper: There's a way to get what you want from elected officials at a public meeting. Be respectful. Be logical. Be reverential. Win them over with kindness. Don't be argumentative. Don't be rude....
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I began to read this Satirical Look at Worship Space and Liturgy initially laughing as I read, but then realized that I have witness all 14 of these in real li
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A man was hospitalized after reportedly being struck in the head with a crow bar in a Walgreen’s Parking lot. Redding Police Officers were called to the Eureka Way business just before Five O’clock Tuesday afternoon. Once on scene, they found 53-year-old John Gates lying on the ground near the front entrance,
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An Oregon thief was taken into custody Tuesday night in Siskiyou County. North State Officers were told to be on the lookout for a petty theft suspect driving a stolen vehicle last seen headed southbound on Interstate Five from Medford. A Siskiyou County C-H-P Officer spotted the vehicle just north of the Anderson Summit
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An Ice Cream Parlor in Corning was robbed. Just after 2 O’clock Tuesday afternoon, two men, wearing dust masks on their faces and armed with pistols, entered Daisy’s Ice Cream Shop on Solano Street. Police say the owner of the shop, 46-year-old Hermila Oseguera, and a customer, 47-year-old Francisco Pena, had
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A 20-year-old Redding woman is hospitalized with major injuries after a head-on collision in Round Mountain Tuesday night. Laura Lovett was driving her 2011 Nissan eastbound on Highway 299 at an unknown speed when she crossed into the westbound lane just east of Terry Mill Road, according to the C-H-P. 22-year-old Blade
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Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that shutdown Athens Avenue. 60-year-old Sheri Clayton was headed northbound on Athens from Cypress Avenue around 11 O’clock Tuesday night when Police say she allowed her Toyota Camry to drift off the roadway. The car struck a Redding Electric Utility pole, causing exte
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A 59-year-old motorcyclist struck another vehicle Tuesday afternoon near Branstetter Lane. 62-year-old David Valles was traveling north on Highway 273, and made a left turn onto Branstetter. Valles apparently didn’t see 59-year-old Steve Rosenberg, who was traveling southbound on Highway 273 on a Harley-Davidson Dy
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Corning Police officers are searching for two armed men they say robbed and tied up people at an ice cream shop Tuesday afternoon.
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Their goldmining settlement was possessed of many buckeye trees. Because their home state of Ohio was known as the "buckeye state", it was a natural fit to name their new home Buckeye for their home state's nickname to ease their...
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We are fortunate indeed to have a local PBS TV station based in Redding. Free broadcast of their quality cultural and educational programming improves our community and provides opportunity for kids. Recently, the Shasta Association of Realtors chose to begin sponsoring some programming to show our support for this terri
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In today's story about the scam that targeted Redding area residents, including North Valley Bank customers, federal authorities raise concerns about the proliferation of these financial schemes with the growth of mobile banking. FBI offic
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What: Brian Regan at the Cascade Theatre When: June 24, 7:30 p.m. Where: Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St. Cost: $46, tickets available here. Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country with a perfect balance of sophisticated writing ...
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My brother called, as he does on all "special occasions" — my birthday, Christmas or halftime of a Clemson football game — to wish me happy Mother's Day.
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Scene! — May 24, 2011
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Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen is not retiring
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California Highway Patrol officers in Siskiyou County used a spike strip to stop a San Francisco Bay area man who was driving a reported stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon.
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“Can you help me clean the puke out of the Durango?” She stood wavering, ever so slightly. Maybe a little pale, but definitely with that far away look in her eyes. River, river carry me on Living river carry me on River, river carry me on To the place where I come from
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There are no mills in Millville. At least none we are aware of. But we like Millville very much. As of the census of 2000, there were 610 people, 217 households, and
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Gusty winds and cooler temperatures converge on the north state today as another late season weather system moves through the region. The National Weather Service forecasts showers for the day, with thunderstorms possible in the afternoon. Some of the stronger thunderstorms could be accompanied by small hail. The high today
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Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is running as hard as he can away from what is probably the best thing he did as Governor of Massachusetts. As governor of that state, he supported and then signed into law one of the most successful programs a governor has ever been able to add to his resume. It [...]
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Athens Avenue is still closed this morning after a driver hit a utility pole late Tuesday night and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
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As evidence of not just bad but unconstitutionally appalling conditions in California's prison system, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's opinion ordering the state to cut its inmate population by 33,000 cited a lower court ruling: "[It] is an uncontested fact that, on average, an inmate in one of Californi
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Those who regard government "entitlement" programs as sacrosanct, and regard those who want to cut them back as calloused or cruel, picture a world very different from the world of reality.
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I like turkey burgers, but often they turn out too bland. How can I spice them up? The trick to delicious turkey burgers is keeping them tender and juicy. Since the meat doesn't contain much fat and, therefore, not much flavor, you need to combine it with a few simple add-ins to give things a boost. We dreamed up
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Timothy Duffy, Redding
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If people read Scripture, they would not be setting dates for the end times.
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I guess those who thought they were such good Christians were wrong.
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To those Record Searchlight commenters who wished me well on my retirement from the district attorney's office, I sincerely appreciate your kind thoughts after my 31 years as a public servant.
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I just read the article on banning circumcision. Circumcision has always been a parent's choice, but this group wants it banned. How much time and money will be spent on their issue?
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So many people worked to save my life on May 17, following my single-vehicle accident on Highway 299 on Buckhorn Mountain, that I know I will miss someone. But here's an attempt to show how grateful I am for their help.
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The Redding Colt .45s have been serious about upgrading their roster.
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Cody Ramage has been looking forward to the 2011 Northern Section track and field championships ever since his freshman year at Shasta High School.
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In the history of the Northern Section, 10 baseball programs have won at least three section championships in a row. Three of them happened this year.
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The Churn Creek Golf Course will host a benefit golf tournament for the Northern California Veterans Historical Association in early June.
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Dunsmuir’s annual city wide yard sale will occur Memorial Day Weekend as part of the Dogwood Daze celebration planned for May 28. A full day of events celebrates the more than 52 dogwood trees on Sacramento and Dunsmuir Avenues, Hedge Creek Falls and in the Children's Park. Residents are urged to call the Chamber and [...
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Redding police arrested a man earlier today after he allegedly attacked another man in the parking lot of Walgreen’s on Eureka Way.
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Should far Northern California be joined east to west? The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors considered that weighty question this morning at its meeting and unanimously agreed -- or so I'm informed -- to send a letter to the Citizens...
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The eight semifinalists have been chosen in the 2011 Last Recipe Standing.
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It used to be that a diagnosis of celiac disease — a digestive condition triggered by the consumption of gluten — meant going from feast to famine.
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Okay. Oprah’s shindig grossed me out for its orgy of everyone’s shameless self promotion. Madonna just had to let you know that she’s building a school in Malawi. Madge will not be out humanitarianed! Tom Cruise was all over Oprah like they were slumber party buddies. Eww! How could these ego maniacs resis
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Bruce's blog on the RPD survey showing Redding has 40,000 MMJ patients begged for a comment by Peter Hansen, our police chief. Herewith: Marc, The city ordinance prohibits anyone from belonging to more than one collective. The reason for this...
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Timothy Duffy, Redding
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Pols just want to play Santa
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Prison ruling is wake-up call to Legislature
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Donna D. Ellis, ReddingYE KNOW NOT: If people read Scripture, they would not be setting dates for the end times. Read Mark chapter 13, especially verses 31-33.
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Christine Mitchell, Redding
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Stew Jankowitz, Redding
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Renee Willis, Anderson
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Jackie Bell, Redding
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In Sunday's editorial, we offered a passing suggestion about how a prominent local philanthropy might productively use its resources: The deep-pocketed McConnell Foundation, meanwhile, cannot solve every problem, but could it shift resources from its long-standing Yosemite Institute -- which...
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A Beatles tribute band headlining a fundraiser at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (June 23rd, $60/head). As I recall -- and as this YouTube clip makes clear -- gubernatorial candidate Reagan wasn't too fond of longhairs or their music...
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This one isn’t exactly a foreclosure. Well, it was. And before that it was short sale
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES EAGLE LAKE — Opening day is this Saturday and promises to be a good bet with rising water and healthy fish. Concentrate on the west shoreline from Pelican Point down to Slough Point or on the east side along the Youth Camp shoreline area using Sep
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WEAVERVILLE — The father of a drowned McKinleyville toddler wept uncontrollably Tuesday as he tried to read a statement to reporters outside a Trinity County courtroom where his wife had appeared just minutes before, charged with the girl’s murder.
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Rumors of Rep. Wally Herger's pending retirement are perennial -- and perennially denied. Yet here is Placer County conservative activist/blogger Aaron Park trafficking in them -- along with how he plots the further dominoes to fall: Jim Nielsen will be...
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I don't think that could possibly be true --- yet a telephone survey conducted by the Redding Police Department this month to gather data for a Women's Fund forum on drug abuse found that Redding's 17 cooperatives have a total...
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will once again offer free ranger-guided kayak tours during the Memorial Day weekend --Saturday, May 28, through Monday, May 30.  “Whiskeytown is a wonderful place to visit with family and friends and this is the perfect time for kayaking as well as other healthy outdoor activities,
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Compared with San Jose's mayor, Democrat Chuck Reed, the Redding city councilors whose proposed benefit changes have caused such a political storm in Redding the past couple of years look like the public employee's best friend. Check out Reed's proposed...
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The following article is from the Yreka Journal newspaper dated June 26, 1872. This is the year the railroad arrived in Redding and established the town of Redding. The above map is quite possibly the same map mentioned in the...
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Redding East Rotary awards more than $14,000 in academic scholarships
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Pollution? Feedlot aromas? Gobi Desert dust? All of the above, in the Sierra Nevada, according to this great L.A. Times story about the "CalWater" study. And the answers are of more than idle interest: Prather's team is trying to figure...
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A two-vehicle traffic collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Redding is backing up traffic in the area of Lake Boulevard this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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North Valley Bank in Redding is warning people about a vishing scam that targeted its customers over the weekend. Customers reported receiving a text message purportedly from North Valley Bank indicating that their cards had been deactivated, spokeswoman Sandee Blalock said.
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Here’s the latest chart I can find that shows clearly the shape of the bus that hit the economy. This shows the bubble in statewide median home price. While Greater Redding’s overall median prices are lower, our price curve followed a similar trajectory.
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The north state will bask under mostly sunny conditions today before a wet system moves into the area late tonight and Wednesday. Expect a high of 77 in Redding today with the wind blowing about 10 miles per hour. Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of showers after 11 p.m. Showers, with thunderstorms possible after 11 a.
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Wanted: Actors. No theatrical experience necessary. Required: Incarceration experience. Don’t bother applying if you haven’t done time behind bars. Welcome to the bravely innovative Poetic Justice Project, a 2-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to helping parolees reintegrate into society through the arts ...
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Graduation is a time of celebration. Many Shasta County teens mark this important life event with fun-filled, well-attended Sober Graduation parties. However, it may be difficult for parents to stay firm against allowing alcohol at parties in their homes or permitting their teens to attend parties where alcohol is available
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What is your idea of the perfect meal, including appetizer, main course, dessert, and drink?Submitted By jokersgirl3 View 872 A
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Four schools' turfs expected by August
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Winners announced Thursday
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Two Northern Section prep boys golfers qualified for the CIF state championships by being a top finisher at the NorCal Championships at Butte Creek Golf Course in Chico on Monday.
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Who'd have ever thought that 11.9 percent unemployment and gasoline averaging a mere $4.12 a gallon would be what passes for good news?
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For years since the 2008 passage of Proposition 1A gave planners of high-speed rail in California the prospect of spending $9.9 billion in state bond money, they have seemed bent on a single path: spending as much as possible.
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In reading Friday's front-page article, I was pleased to learn that state Attorney General Kamala Harris, during a recent visit to Redding, promised to add two new DNA technicians to our north state evidence lab. I, however, was skeptical of her tough talk on Mexican gangs, who in running drugs, guns, and human traffick
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Sunday's editorial has compelled me to write and remind people that we could have solved the problem of state park funding if we had passed Proposition 21.
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It's insulting to those who gave their lives or suffered life-long disabilities for us, when the response of so many is to be thankful really only for a long weekend holiday to self-indulge, rather than being truly thankful for the principles and sacrifices that have given us what could still be a great country if more
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Thanks to Shasta College for making outstanding choral music presentations possible this spring.
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A worker on the public payroll enjoying few benefits can mow lawns, prune shrubs, blow leaves and pick up trash in Redding parks for far less than private sector crews.
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Seeing stomachs pumped and toes amputated no longer phases most students of Shasta, Foothill and Enterprise high schools' Career Technical Education: Medical Careers program.
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WEAVERVILLE —It was only after the body of her 2½-year-old daughter was found tangled in submerged vegetation in the Trinity River that a McKinleyville woman allegedly confessed Saturday to wading into the current and drowning the girl.
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Benefiting from late May rains and cool weather, Lake Shasta is filled nearly to the brim.
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Officials have moved to Friday the public forum for one of the candidates for the job of Shasta College president.
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A U.S. Supreme Court ruling ordering the early release of more than 30,000 California prison inmates in two years has outraged at least one north state legislator and left Shasta County's top law enforcement officials in a quandary.
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An Oregon timber company is asking Siskiyou County to open more than 700 acres of forest in the shadow of Mt. Shasta to possible development.
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Another hotel may join the cluster of limited-service lodges just off Interstate 5 at Twin View Boulevard in north Redding.
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Adding a roster of local mental health experts to this year's Minds Matter Mental Health Resource Fair proved helpful for some guests, who said they now have a better understanding of everything from medication management to patients' rights after attending Monday's event.
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Two former Myers Marine employees have purchased the dealer's service department and reopened it as NorCal Watersports.
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In 1911: James F. Bedford, leading citizen of Anderson and head of the old mercantile firm of J.F. Bedford Company, was beaten over the head with a big cane several times and stabbed once by Jeremiah Wright. Both were pioneers of Anderson, and Wright was Bedford's uncle. Financial differences arose in the firm and Wrigh
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We're very excited that our song The Hour of the Outlaw received an Honorable Mention in the Folk category of the West Coast Songwriters International Song Contest. I wrote the song in response to a challenge on the Songwriting Scene blog: "Write
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In a bizarre way, the internet is the ideal technology for Luddites to ironically spread their anti-technology messages. So says the very quotable Barry Ritholtz....
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The Vallejo Times-Herald has the sweetest story you'll read this week. When he was 18, Jesse Mattos dropped his class ring into a toilet of a Northern California butcher shop and never thought he'd see it again. "I never thought...
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A worker on the public payroll enjoying few benefits can mow lawns, prune shrubs, blow leaves and pick up trash in Redding parks for far less than private-sector crews.
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It's very hard to shake the myth that people turn to crime because of bad economies --- and I'm speaking primarily of what I believe in my own heart -- but check out the latest FBI crime statistics: WASHINGTON, May...
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E-mailed Redding City Manager Kurt Starman with a couple of followup questions on the latest land-for-jobs deal at Stillwater Business Park. Here's his reply: Hi Marc, The City has entered into a non-binding Letter of Intent with Southwest Paper USA....
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A 47-year-old man from Weed suffered major injuries in a crash over the weekend, and when he gets out of the hospital he’ll be going to Jail. At about 8:15 Saturday night, Shawn Miller was eastbound on County Road A-12, also known as the 99/97 Cutoff Road, just east of Nelson Road in a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am. The C-
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Augusta "Gussy" Sperry's gravestone has been returned to its rightful place and placed in cement at the Baker Cemetery in Lamoine after being away from her for 43 years. Retiree Wayne Spence has taken on the immense task of locating...
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An ongoing feud between two neighbors over the volume of a radio put a Siskiyou County man in jail over the weekend. Harold Mabes, 66, of Klamath River was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly struck his neighbor with a metal pipe.
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You may help choose the next president of Shasta College during forums with the two finalists for the position later this week. The top candidates to replace current president Gary Lewis, who is retiring in August, are Joe Wyse, Shasta College’s vice president of administrative services, and Kevin Trutna, vice president f
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Q. What does Heaven, Paradise, Nirvana, etc. mean to you personally? Heaven is where God lives all the time. Scripture promises it on earth as it is in Heaven when God’s Kingdom is fully established with the return of King Jesus to rule. I don’t know what it looks like, but we can all know what it is like. Matthew 11:2-
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I don't believe that a political pundit in any other state could write this sentence, part of Allan Hoffenblum's post-mortem on a Southern California special election for a vacant congressional seat: On the Republican side, the best known at the...
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A Humboldt County woman has reportedly admitted to drowning her two-year-old daughter. 30-year-old Claudia Pedreros and her daughter Sophia Parker Pedreros, both of McKinleyville, were reported missing Friday morning. Claudia Pedreros was found later that morning walking naked down Highway 3 in Trinity County. The woman
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A Weed man arrested over the weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence was listed in fair condition today at Mercy Medical Center in Redding.
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The City of Redding can take care of its parks at a lower cost than the private sector. Redding’s Community Services Advisory Commission met Monday to review bids by private landscapers interested in taking over maintenance of City Neighborhood Parks. Requests for bids were sent to 78 local landscape contractors in
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A Cottonwood man is in fair condition today as he recovers from a pickup crash late last week that killed a Fullerton man. The driver is now in jail.
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who tried to rob a gas station in the City of Shasta Lake. Around 4:30 Sunday afternoon, the suspect walked into the Valero Station and demanded money. He was denied, so the the man ran around the counter and attempted to open the cash register. After severa
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A fire Sunday in Igo scorched four acres. Cal-Fire crews were called to an area near the intersection of Yolla Bolly and Cottonwood Creek Roads around One O’clock Sunday afternoon. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
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A badly divided Supreme Court has just ordered California to release 46,000 prisoners due to overcrowding, etc. Details here. Hmmm. We spend more $$$ in this state on prisons than we do on public higher education and still our prisons...
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The Supreme Court today narrowly endorsed reducing California's cramped prison population by more than 30,000 inmates to fix sometimes deadly problems in medical care, ruling that federal judges retain enormous power to oversee troubled state prisons.
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WEAVERVILLE — It was only after the body of her 2-1/2-year-old daughter was found tangled in submerged vegetation in the Trinity River that a McKinleyville woman allegedly confessed Saturday to wading into the current and drowning the girl.
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A friend was throwing away a box of old papers and ran across some gas card receipts. Here's one: 08/23/92 Ron Thomas Chevron Redding UNL/SELF 20.34G @ $1.199 $24.40....
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That’s what this lady did. She says here that she lived in her home for 24 years before a medical problem set her back financially. Apparently unable to work something out with the lender, she was foreclosed out. She has decided to move back in to her home, calling it repossession. The lender calls it trespass. We
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And then May showers beat them up. Here are a few images of Karry’s flower garden that I took yesterday, before it rained again.
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A transient suffered a small cut to his ear after getting into a fight with another transient this morning in the area of Caldwell Park in Redding, police Sgt. Mike Wood said. Initial dispatch reports said a man armed with an ax and pitchfork had attacked somebody in the park, but Wood said those reports were “unfounded.
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Look at this never-lived-in, government-owned home. Lovely, Tuscan inspired architecture in an active over 55 adult, gated community near popular Gold Hills Golf course.Tuscany Villas hit the market with just about the worst possible timing,
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One person suffered minor injuries after a gravel truck overturned this morning at the junction of highways 44 and 89 in Shasta County, according to the California Highway Patrol. Initially, the accident was reported near highways 299 and 89, but the location was corrected shortly after the call went out just before 6:4
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The work week gets off to a mostly sunny start with the chance of showers and thunderstorms later today. The National Weather Service is calling for a 20 percent chance of showers after 11 a.m. Forecasters predict a high near 77 degrees today in Redding. Winds will blow out of the northwest between 5 and 11 miles per hour.
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What: Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs' Older Americans Barbecue - lunch, live music and prizes When: Tuesday, May 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: 100 Mercy Oaks Dr., Redding, CA Cost: $3 suggested donation for seniors, $6.50 general admission Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs (SSNP) is celebrating Older Americans Month
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Welcome to the third week of aNewsCafe.com's Literary Minds Online Book Club, a partnership with Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency, in honor of Mental Health Month. I hope you visited our first week's meeting in my virtual living room, where we discussed "Divided Minds - Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through
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Most sensible Californians would agree the best way to fix the state's ailing finances is to get people back to work. We need fewer unemployment checks going out and more tax revenues coming in.
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In a letter to the editor of published in the Record Searchlight April 21, Mary Morin wrote, "A man who doesn't work shouldn't eat!" This was an unqualified indictment of those without jobs. In a letter to the editor of May 10, George Strango stated, "If you receive money from the government that is not
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Before the current permissive infanticide, before the pill, there was something called fear of pregnancy. Why fear? Pregnancy meant carrying the baby to term and either raising the child as a single mom or putting it up for adoption. Society then cherished new life naturally following a marriage ceremony of potentially resp
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Another eager bit of Project for a New American Century cheerleading from Charles Krauthammer on Friday.
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First, House Republicans overwhelmingly endorse a plan that would decimate Medicare as we know it.
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Bob Dylan celebrates his 70th birthday this Tuesday, so singer-songwriter (and devoted Dylan fan) Nick Ciampi has organized a party. May 24th, 5:30 PM Ultimate Pizza 1730 Pleasant Street
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Voters of the Mountain Community Medical Services District will decide June 7 whether to keep Trinity County's lone hospital afloat by reinstating a 2006 parcel charge.
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1911: Mrs. H.E. Evans' poultry incubator exploded and the resulting fire burned her family out of their home.
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Shasta College Jazmin Porter won the women's discus title as the Knights women's team finished 10th at the state track and field championships at American River College in Sacramento on Saturday.
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Shasta County sheriff's officials were looking for a man Sunday who tried to rob the Valero gas station in Shasta Lake.
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Some local pro rodeo competitors are hoping that the Redding Rodeo serves as a springboard to more success in the 2011 season.
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The Sacramento River Trail has been no walk in the park for Howard Maddox.
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This is from Epicurious. Very easy to make. If I was to change anything, I would add a little more brown sugar and soy. I poured this on a thrown-together thinly-sliced cabbage slaw with mango, carrots, and red onion. This does not quite make enough for an entire head of cabbage so you'd need about 1-1/2 times the re
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What: The 3rd Annual Shasta County Senior Idol Contest When: 7 p.m. Friday (May 27), 2011 Where: Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St., Redding Tickets: All seats $15 The Vistas Assisted Living and Memory Care community and Taylor Motors are proud to present the third annual Shasta County Senior Idol. Twelve men and women over
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Normally this time of year, the Pacific jetstream or storm track will weaken and retreat northward and a large high pressure area will build northward over California and western U.S. This in turn brings hotter and drier weather to the north valley and it is not uncommon to have temperatures in the upper 90s in late May. No
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I adapted this from a recipe in "Greek Cooking for The Gods" by Eva Zane. The original recipe was for feta dressing and if you have feta cheese instead of blue, use that. This is really delicious and would be great on salads or with crudite, chips or crackers or pita wedges, steamed artichokes, on a baked potato, spread ove
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NEWS RELEASE DATE/TIME: Sunday, May 22, 2011 CONTACT OFFICER: SERGEANT CLEGG #170 CRIME/INCIDENT: ATTEMPTED ROBBERY LOCATION: THE VALERO STATION, CITY OF SHASTA LAKE VICTIM(S): VALERO STATION SUSPECTS(S): UNKNOWN SYNOPSIS: ON Sunday, May 22, 2011 AT 16:24 HOURS (4:24 p.m.) A MALE SUSPECT ENTERED THE VALERO STATION IN THE C
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Shasta County sheriff’s officials were looking for a man this afternoon who tried to rob the Valero gas station in Shasta Lake.
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Firefighters have contained a vegetation fire that started on about four acres near the intersection of Cottonwood Creek and Yolla Bolly roads this afternoon.
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Legendary Shasta County Sheriff John Balma, the persona of an Old West sheriff who chewed tobacco and wore a cowboy hat, was our sheriff for 36 years. He established the Sheriff's Posse Rodeo, an annual tradition now carried on by...
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Hey Liz, Want an Ovila? A Marriage made in Heaven...... Well, at least made with Trappist Monks!
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David Benda's "Buzz on the Street" item today about dog bite insurance claims in California and the headline, "Does your dog bite?" begs another link to the famous Peter Sellers/Inspector Clouseau/Pink Panther clip on You Tube. We all need a...
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Today's high should be around 77 degrees in the Redding area, with mostly sunny skies. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento are predicting a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Tonight's low will be about 53 degrees. That chance of precipitation and thunder will remain Monday,
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Read more about the Right (well, maybe not this time) Rev. Harold Camping and his end-of-world predictions here. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey.
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The fact that women in various ancient Christian communities were called “deaconesses” is indisputable. Yet this does not mean that deaconesses held holy orders in the Church. In the earliest centuries of Christian
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In the third and final rodeo performance of the 63rd annual Redding Rodeo, those competing knew what they had to do in order to get part of the estimated $160,000 money purse.
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Fran and I kicked off the beginning of Rodeo Week by attending Shasta Historical Society's General Membership Meeting on May 14. For us it blossomed into a mingling herd of many longtime friends from our past in Redding.
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Kyla Woolf and Aaron Halter, both of Chicago, are engaged to be married July 30, 2011, at the Red Lion Hotel in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Andy Walker and Kellee Cropley-Walker of Redding; and David Woolf of Sacramento. She is a 2008 graduate of Shasta College and a 2010 graduate of Sacramento City College
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A new catalog is coming soon to the Shasta Public Libraries.
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Krysten Hohl and Philip Adams, both of Hanahan, S.C., were married July 11, 2010, in Orangeburg, S.C., at the Tidewater Chapel and Reception Hall. Marshall Young officiated. The bride is the daughter of Kathryn Hohl of Redding; and John and Kim Hohl of Omaha, Neb. She attended the University of Central Florida and the Art
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Torri Glasgow and Raymond Cardilino, both of Shingletown, are engaged to be married Sept. 10, 2011, at Whiskeytown Lake. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jan and Steve Pfister of Sacramento. She works for Shasta County. Her fiance is the son of Anthony and Kay Cardilino of Shingletown. He is a self-employed home audio/v
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A literal interpretation of the poem "Chess" by Rosario Castellanos describes two fair-minded people who start to play chess, then end up trying to destroy each other; possibly ruining their relationship. There are some very nice people with whom you just shouldn't play board games.
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Dear Straight Talk: My sister and I are overweight. Every Saturday, our mom makes us strip naked and weighs us. We find it humiliating and embarrassing to stand there naked and be weighed like pieces of meat. If we haven't lost weight, we get punished with extra chores or reduced privileges. We diet and exercise and sometim
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The kids and I have just returned from a two-night getaway to Sacramento with my mom. We swam at the hotel pool, indulged in a pizookie at BJ's pizza, and just enjoyed being together. We like to keep it simple.
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Not true. That was the response from Rod Rodriguez of Shasta Enterprises to the persistent rumor that Redding restaurateur Joe Wong is interested in opening a P.F. Chang's in the former Rivers building.
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Whether you dream of lounging on the beach with a margarita and a good book or prefer the thought of trailblazing through the rain forest, vacations can be a great opportunity to unplug from technology. However, we've tracked down some gadgets that can make your trip even better.
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I have been receiving questions from readers about how to protect undeveloped land for the preservation of wildlife or the public enjoyment. Such endeavors can be one of the most meaningful legacies an individual can make, but few want to make an outright gift of their farm property or ranch for such purposes. A possible so
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Practically every kitchen in America has a plethora of plastic containers ready to hold all sorts of leftovers. Chances are you'll have a tough time finding lids to fit most of them.
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High school class of 2011, let me be among the first to salute you as your graduation nears.
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Are Californians really going to stand by and let 70 state parks shut down?
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Year after year, as I bask in summer's biting heat or tilt my face to catch those freezing drops of rain, my standard response has been, "This is my faaaavorite time of year!" But, as these cycles pass, one month stands out, always. In the season of birth and promise, on May 15, 1910, Lala (Stacey-Popejoy) McDan
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In answer to recent articles and comments about my lawsuit and settlement: First of all, I filed it because I was concerned that no one else be hurt or even killed due to the dangerous design of these low decorative fences. They are being sold all over the country. I didn't file for the money, the conclusion to which so
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Pat Lind's prattle, "Clearcutting trees stokes fire risk" (letter, last Sunday), subjects the reader to an erroneous line of reasoning.
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If California is broke, as is reported in the news every other day, how is it that I still see government employees driving brand new cars — not personal cars?
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JIt took courage to order the raid on Osama bin Laden because if anything went wrong, SEALs got killed, or wrong people lived in the compound, who would take the blame? Some people would have even hated our president.
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Some plants are rooted more deeply into each gardener's personal memories than others - the plants they grew up surrounded by, the plants grown by people they loved perhaps. Peonies are among those memoried plants for me. Each June when I was a child, my family's dining room table would be graced by a Wedgewood-blue [...]
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A missing Humboldt County girl was found dead Saturday afternoon in the Trinity River and her mother will be charged on suspicion of her daughter's murder, Trinity County Sheriff Bruce Haney said.
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Mona Trafton was asked how high gasoline prices are affecting her pocketbook.
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The three-peat is complete.
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Wolves blow a two-run lead
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Chico wins game in its final at bat
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This time next year, the American Christian Academy (ACA) prep baseball team will want to return to the section finals and win it all.
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The Simpson University softball team closed out its NAIA National Championship tournament in great fashion: with a win over the defending national champions.
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With the Cubs' first section title in 22 years on the line, Cheridan Hawkins and her teammates did what they have been doing all season — mow down the opposition.
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By the end of Saturday an empty field of dirt and grass at T.R. Woods Memorial Park in west Redding gained a shade pavilion, picnic tables, benches and a playground.
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SPRING SPORTS CHAMPS CROWNED
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Thousands of parade-goers lined the streets of downtown Redding on Saturday morning even before the 63rd annual Redding Rodeo Parade began.
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In 1911: Redding's fire automobile arrived in Sacramento with another similar for Porterville. The Redding car was to arrive the next day. G. H. Ayers, demonstrator for the company, was to accompany the machine and give several trials with it.
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Police ask for felony chargesagainst woman
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Bureau to increaseClear Creek flows
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In as much as I had covered most of the Klamath River, I received a few questions about where all that water actually comes from. Actually, Klamath Lake is the start of the Klamath River. The main sources of the Klamath Lake flow into the lake some 25 miles to the north of the city of Klamath Falls. Aside from the minor tri
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Q: I'm a 100 percent disabled war veteran and have a canine companion dog (yellow Lab) that goes with me everywhere as my hearing dog. I lost most of my hearing in the war from enemy fire. Is it legal to take a companion dog turkey or deer hunting? Can my dog go turkey hunting on a leash, not as a hunting dog but as a h
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For athletes whose training goes past the one-hour mark, bringing along some spare calories and electrolytes is a great idea. Gel-style food like Gu and Powergel is generally regarded as the standard because it digests quickly and stores well in a pocket. There are drawbacks, however — having a sticky wrapper make a m
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A new map compiled by state geologists shows what parts of the state are most susceptible to landslides. "One glance at this map tells you the relative risk for the entire state," said Chris Wills, a geologist for the California Geological Survey.
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Father's Day, June 19, is approaching and it's time for Da Babe's readers to step up to the plate and help in the fight to find a cure for prostate cancer.
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A man was taken to the hospital this afternoon after he fell about 140 feet down a cliff next to the Sacramento River south of Highway 44.
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For all of you who heard about the false prophesy and even had a shadow of doubt.
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A missing Humboldt County girl was found dead this afternoon in the Trinity River and her mother will be charged on suspicion of her daughter's murder, Trinity County Sheriff Bruce Haney said today.
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So reports the Bee. The reason? California must put an immediate halt to work on its cap and trade program until it completes a review of alternative approaches to reducing climate change, a state judge said Friday. San Francisco Superior...
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It's the beginning of the end, according to Harold Camping. How will you spend what could be your last day on Earth? View 1656 Answers It's already tomorrow in Aus
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Here’s a HUD home. There are 8 HUD homes for sale in Shasta County currently. Buying one is a different process than your more ordinary government owned homes like Fannie and Fre
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Taken in approximately 1900, this photo shows the Bully Hill Mine train hauling a load of copper ore from the mine to the smelter for processing. The mine was located in the hills above the smelter. Notice the lack of...
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It should be a nice morning for a parade with a slight chance of showers before 11 a.m. and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m.
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More construction jobs helped Shasta County's unemployment rate fall by more than a point to 15.6 percent in April, the state reported Friday.
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COTTONWOOD — Though the Division IV section championships may not get the hype or attention that Division I and II meets receive, the pride soars just as high for these small-school athletes.
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As several friends and family members of his alleged victim looked on, a Redding man pleaded not guilty Friday morning to a single felony count of involuntary manslaughter stemming from the highly publicized 2009 death of 31-year-old Adam Martinez of Redding.
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Various groups and individuals are proposing plans for the Redding Convention Center, which faces possible closure as the city tackles a projected $350,000 annual deficit in running the aging auditorium.
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The 63rd annual Redding Rodeo Parade will wind along downtown Redding streets starting at 10 a.m. today.
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Once you win a world title in the pro rodeo world, career expectations get ratcheted up forever.
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It's been more than a decade, but Democrats still haven't forgotten the heartbreak of Al Gore's 2000 loss of the presidential election to George W. Bush. In that race, half a million more Americans cast ballots for the Democrat but the Electoral College nonetheless swung the race narrowly to the Republican.
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What could be a more fitting tribute to a heroic father's memory than the book Mike and Hank Woodrum published last year?
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I would like to bring light on a subject that isn't right. I have a cat that used to go outside, but now I must keep her indoors because she can be stolen, put into a feral cat trap and brought to the Humane Society, even through she had kittens, and this is perfectly OK.
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How would one go about destroying Israel?
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Last November I raised a stink about the notification process of getting dogs licensed after the system was transferred from the city of Redding to Haven Humane.
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The Enterprise High School boys track and field dynasty continues.
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SHASTA LAKE — Ignore the Roman numeral after the word division when it comes to the Northern Section Division II prep track and field championships.
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Few expected Shasta to be in the prep baseball finals this season, but here the Wolves are.
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For some softball teams, it's becoming a regular occurrence to be playing in the Northern Section finals.
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The Simpson University softball team won Friday on the second day of pool play at the NAIA Softball World Series at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex in Alabama.
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More than 10,000 hungry people showed up Friday morning for the annual Asphalt Cowboys' pancake breakfast in downtown Redding.
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Deputies and rescue crews searched Friday for a missing 2 ½-year-old Humboldt County girl whose mother was found walking Friday morning naked on the side of a Trinity County highway.
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Police arrested a Redding parolee Thursday afternoon after his 18-year-old girlfriend said she was beaten up in the emergency department at Shasta Regional Medical Center.
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Three of six people arrested during a December brawl with police outside a downtown Redding bar were placed Friday on informal probation for three years for their roles in the melee.
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One Redding McDonald's will host the 33rd annual free pancake and sausage breakfast for seniors in Shasta County from 7 to 10 a.m. June 5.
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In 1911: Arrangements were nearly complete for a ferry across the Sacramento River at Kennett. The ferry was to connect with the road up the east side recently completed. The ferry was to be built by private individuals and a small toll was to be charged to pay for the running expenses.
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What: Minds Matter Mental Health Resource Fair When: Monday (May 23), 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Where: Redding Library (directions) Cost: Free Everyone has mental health, and everyone can use some help at times, whether you’re dealing with workplace stress or have been diagnosed ...
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Kaylee Moller and Chris Prestwood
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The Atlantic's Derek Thompson writes: .... It's time to have this debate. And if we have it this month, you can thank Stanley Thornton, Jr.,... Social Security Disability applications have doubled as a share of the population since 1985....
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The state Department of Food and Agriculture has confirmed a single case of the Equine Herpes Virus in Shasta County and 14 others in various California counties.
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Three of six people arrested during a December brawl with police outside a downtown Redding bar were placed Friday on informal probation for three years for their roles in the melee.
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A Redding man who claims he was defending his girlfriend when he fatally punched another man at a local bar two years ago was in Court Friday. 32-year-old Lennart Schauman pled not guilty to a single count of involuntary man slaughter. On April 25th, 2009, 31-year-old Adam Martinez hit his head on the floor of “Clu
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Steve Essig and his class are taking a break on the Dog Creek Bridge aka Harlan D. Miller Memorial Bridge located in the Sacramento River Canyon. "slyon", the first to guess, hit the nail on the head. Congratulations! Thank you...
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A Redding man with more than 20 felony convictions for molesting four underage girls was sentenced today to 26 years to life in prison after failing to update his annual sex offender registration.
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We’ve been going to this annual fundraising breakfast for as long as I can remember. I think it’s really unique to our town. It sets the tone for the Redding Rodeo going on this weekend. Breakfast with 10,000 or so of my friends and neighbors. It’s Really Redding.
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Heard about Jerry Brown's social-services director who earns such fat salary it would normally violate state law to may him so much? Weird story, first reported by the Los Angeles Times: Reporting from Sacramento -- As hundreds of millions of...
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Turns out, they might be corporate shills. From Seattle Weekly: Assuming this is his real name, Bill Kroske, vice president of business development at American Traffic Solutions, Inc.--the Arizona company that contracts for traffic-enforcement camera services in Seattle and Lynnwood--has...
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The State’s top cop was in to Redding Thursday. Attorney General Kamala Harris met with representatives of 13 North State Counties at the Redding Moose Lodge on Lake Boulevard. She announced the appointment of James Parker as a Special Liaison to the region. She also announced that staffing at Redding’s DNA L
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A mobile home was destroyed by fire Thursday morning in Corning. Fire Crews responded around 5:30 A-M to a home on No Name Road. Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the structure. Damage is estimated at $100,000 to the structure and $100,000 to the contents. There were no injuries reported, but a cat is missin
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Fire crews kept an escaped debris burn to two acres today in Millville.
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An increase in construction jobs helped Shasta County’s unemployment rate in April fall by more than a point to 15.6 percent, the state reported today.
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Deputies and search and rescue crews are searching for a missing 2 1/2-year-old Humboldt County girl whose mother was found walking this morning naked on the side of a Trinity County highway.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley provides tips for cleaning the microwave, behind doors and other parts of the home that usually aren't cleaned on a regular basis.
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An April 16 Record Searchlight front page story, "A Buzz Over a Hive Fee Plan," details beekeepers' responses to a proposed fee. Its purpose: to study colony collapse disorder, the latest grave threat to imported European honeybees.
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I grew up on the East Coast and always put wood ashes on my gardens there. Should I do the same here in Redding?
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Bill and Tae Warren's front yard in Anderson includes a water feature that's both arty and melodic. Tae orchestrated the sound of the waterfall by carefully positioning each stone to direct the flow of the cascading water.
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Where in the world are they? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. That's Chrysalis School teacher and principal Steve Essig (now retired) on a field trip with his students. They stopped to have lunch at this historic place....
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Don’t just take our word for it. Try this fun online calculator put up by the New York Times. The average sale price of the 410 homes that have sold in Redding since the beginning of the year is $193,863. That gets you an average 1731 sqft home for about $108 per sqft, all averages this year. Here’s the resul
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A Redding man pleaded not guilty this morning to charges of involuntary manslaughter stemming from the 2009 death of Adam Martinez.
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About 10,000 people showed up this morning for the annual Asphalt Cowboy’s Pancake Breakfast in downtown Redding.
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The Ronnie Johns Half Hour (full name The Ronnie Johns Good Times Campfire Jamboree Half Hour Show) is an Australian sketch comedy show that premiered in October 2005. It lasted two seasons. The U.S. needs shows like this. Ronnie Johns Half Hour, your Video Friday:
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I am nothing if not inconsistant. Even if i try to get into a steady groove I cannot purposely repeat the same activities or adopt a routine. So here is my Mexican Cinema Wednesday offering (something, in my mind, I started on Facebook last week)  two days late. These artists are spectacular! Here is a previous [...]
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Sunny skies and high temperatures around 80 degrees should make for a fine Redding Rodeo Weekend, although there could be some rain Sunday. Today should be mostly sunny with a high of 81, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday should be partly sunny with a high near 78 and Sunday should be partly sunny with a
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Here’s a beautiful foreclosure home we first told you about on February 12. Back then it had a sign, but was not listed for sale.
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For an artist, a blank wall represents myriad possibilities. And for a Jewish artist, preparing for her bat mitzvah at age 62, such a wall cries out for a rich tapestry that marries history and culture. During today’s Friday Shabbat service at Temple Beth Israel in Redding, 17 original collages – in a stunning splash [.
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What: Art & Jazz Night to Benefit Tehama County Arts When: May 21, 6 p.m. Where: Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 735 Oak Street in Red Bluff (directions) Cost: $10 New York jazz pianist Julian Waterfall Pollack will be featured at the Veterans Hall on "Art, Dance & Jazz Night", Saturday, May 21st. Pollack will be joined
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What: Floating of the Lanterns When: May 22, 7:30 p.m. Where: Park Marina Pond (Behind River Inn); Redding, CA (directions) Cost: Free Fashioned after the Buddhist Peace Practice of Hawaii. Presented by Lynn E. Fritz, Center for Spiritual Living ...
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What: Riverfront Playhouse Presents “A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum” When: 5/21, 5/27, 5/28, 6/3, 6/4, 6/10, 6/11, 6/17, and 6/18 Showtimes: Friday – Saturday: 7:30 pm (doors open 6:45 pm) Sunday Matinees: 2:00 pm (doors open 1:15 pm) Cost: Opening/Closing Night: $27 Regular Evenings: $22 Matinees: $20
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An Oregon man was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence of alcohol after his pickup crashed early this morning south of Cottonwood, killing one passenger and critically injuring another.
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A 19-year-old Redding man was arrested Thursday after police said he used a stolen debit card to buy items at two Redding businesses.
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Police arrested a Redding parolee Thursday afternoon after his girlfriend said she was beat up in the emergency department at Shasta Regional Medical Center
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It's no secret that Californians are starkly divided — socially, economically, philosophically — to the point where, when our political leaders debate, they hardly seem to be talking about the same state.
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Herewith President Obama's Thursday Middle East speech, annotated:
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What was supposed to be a two-year raise in Department of Motor Vehicle fees turns out to be a three-year raise for a very select few people.
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A guy shoots a dog and his bail is set at half a million dollars.
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The Merle Haggard concert in Red Bluff was great.
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Why is it that whenever anything bad happens in Siskiyou County, the Record Searchlight is all over it? When anything positive emerges, it is always overlooked, especially at College of the Siskiyous.
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SHASTA LAKE — The Central Valley High School baseball team knows how to win big games in dramatic fashion.
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The Simpson University softball team lost 14-6 to Lubbock Christian University on Thursday at the NAIA Softball World Series National Championship at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex in Alabama.
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A supposedly down season is turning out to be a spirited and dramatic one for the Wolves.
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Normally at the Redding Rodeo, the bulls win out over the cowboys.
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The Anderson High softball team had no problem returning to what has gotten them to the Northern Section Division IV semifinals — dominant pitching with timely hitting.
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Shasta College officials are holding a forum next week to let the public meet the top candidates applying for the college president's job.
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California Attorney General Kamala Harris promised Thursday to add two DNA technicians to a north state evidence lab, and she vowed that by Aug. 1 they'd help clear up a backlog of evidence in 30 unsolved felony cases.
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street closures
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A U.S. senator from Oklahoma has sent a letter to the Social Security Administration asking officials to investigate why people like a Redding man who spend their days pretending to be a baby can qualify for disability benefits.
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A Redding woman pulled the scuba masks off this year's Lone Stranger and sidekick, and won $300 for it.
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A group of Shasta County high school and middle school students unveiled the latest in healthy eating Thursday.
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In 1911: More than 1,200 people turned out at Rother School to get a Salk polio vaccine injection — double the number ever handled at a Redding polio clinic. Those able to pay were requested to donate 50 cents for the shots. The rest of the cost was paid for by funds from the Shasta County March of Dimes drive.
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A Redding man accused of shooting at his wife with a .22-caliber rifle after she wouldn't cook him dinner told Redding police officers he gets angry and does "stupid" things when he drinks.
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Members of the Redding Active 20-30 club will team with volunteers on Saturday to build a long-planned playground at T.R. Woods Memorial Park.
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RED BLUFF — Trying to avoid a deadlock while seeking more time to get questions answered, the Tehama County Planning Commission on Thursday delayed a vote on regulating medical marijuana dispensaries until June 9.
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A Platina man accused of fatally shooting a Redding man's dog in March was ordered Thursday by a Superior Court judge to stand trial in an animal cruelty case that could send him to prison for about 13 years.
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A 77-year-old Etna man died Sunday after his Ford Bronco rolled over him as he was trying to fix it, authorities said.
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Dogs, cats, a baby goat and even a cow marched through the Mt. Shasta Mall on Thursday afternoon as part of the Asphalt Cowboys' Kiddie Pet Parade.
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I woke up around 3 AM with a headache and upset stomach that threatened to completely dissolve me into a pool of grease, starting at my head and working its way down to my toes. I'm spare you the gory details but it was a long and miserable night after that. Every time I got back into bed, some cat would position itself on
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Spoon Me, which bills itself as an eco-friendly approach to the top-it-yourself yogurt market, will celebrate its grand opening today in Cascade Square in downtown Redding.
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A single-vehicle rollover is blocking traffic this evening on northbound Interstate 5 just south of the Deschutes Road off ramp.
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MCCLOUD FIRE MUSTER EVENT DETAILS Saturday 7am to 10pm: 7am to 9am Pancake Breakfast Main Street McCloud, Premier West Bank Parking Lot 9:30am Line up for parade at the McCloud High School Parking Lot (133 Campus Way off Broadway next to the American Legion Hall) 10:00am Parade Starts 10:45am Parade ends at the North e
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Grand Opening of Rolling Hills Clinic in Red Bluff. Rolling Hills Clinic is one of a few Medical and Dental Care providers in our area that accept Medicare, Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal, California Healthy Families Program in addition to most private insurance.
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Joban Gill wins the Mt. Shasta Mall Talent Showcase. She and 19 other acts advance to the finals to be held May 27th at 6pm at the Mall Food Court
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OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 2011/2012 PRESCHOOL YEAR
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Pastor Jeremy Hocker, of The Potter's House Church, Redding, will be preaching a sermon at the mission. Join them at 5:45-7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 24th.
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The first Chinese people appeared in Shasta County in 1852. Before the year ended, it was estimated 3,000 were here and almost as many were on the way from Marysville to Shasta.
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For Eric Amantite, Bryan Barnes and Kyle Schwenning, the dream began a long time ago, when they were young. Being a part of high school bands, learning to play instruments as children -- many things pointed them toward putting together a band when they got older.
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California’s Attorney General Kamala Harris promised Thursday to add two DNA technicians to a north state evidence lab, and she vowed that by Aug. 1 they’d help clear up a backlog of evidence in 30 unsolved felony cases.
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A Platina man accused of fatally shooting a Redding man's dog in March was ordered today by a Superior Court judge to stand trial in an animal cruelty case that could potentially send him to prison for about 13 years.
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Maybe because Republican Tom Coburn wants to make Thornton a poster boy (baby?) for waste, fraud and abuse of the Social Security system. The Atlantic web site helpfully offers a playbook here. Excerpt: What the Fight's Really About: Coburn may...
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A Redding woman pulled the scuba masks off this year’s Lone Strangers, and won $300 for it.
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Highway 97 about 17 miles northeast of Weed is now open in both directions after a big rig trailer fire blocked traffic, the state Department of Transportation reported.
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A 77-year-old Etna man died Sunday after his Ford Bronco rolled over him as he was trying to fix it, authorities say.
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A U.S. senator from Oklahoma has sent a letter to the Social Security Administration asking officials to investigate why people like a Redding man who spend their days pretending to be a baby can qualify for disability benefits
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Did California Assembly Speaker John Perez, a Democrat, ever lie about his UC-Berkeley degree? Maybe not precisely, but as California Watch reports, he sure let a lot of other people go uncorrected when they said he held a degree from...
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Thoughtful leaders of the California Republican Party occasionally pause to reflect on the party's increasingly dismal election results in the state, seeking ways in particular to reach out to California's growing Latino population, which is increasingly alienated from the GOP....
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[W]e are successful in nurturing new ideas, but the products that come from those ideas are produced mostly outside California. In that sentence, I think Assemblyman Dan Logue captures the essence of California's economy. He fleshes out his thoughts here....
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1. 63rd Redding Rodeo 7:15 p.m. today through Saturday at the Redding Rodeo Grounds, 715 Auditorium Drive, Redding. Admission is $13 to $16 per night. Call 225-4130.
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Artist Gwen Knaebel enjoys everything about art – creating it, studying it and seeing it. Visiting art museums and galleries is one of her favorite activities. To see the world's art treasures, she has traveled to the far reaches of the earth to visit art museums and galleries. Gwen’s husband Gene’s passion for photog
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Sarah Spencer wants to introduce you to something new and delicious – a portable, hand-made pastry filled with meat, potatoes, onions, carrots and a mix of her special spices.
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Judging by the crowds and liveliness passerby can witness cruising through the 1300 block of Market Street, it seems an easy conclusion to draw that Maxwell’s Downtown Eatery is establishing itself as the answer to a longstanding question: Where’s the neighborhood bar with beer and burgers aplenty?
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Lacey Dean spent part of her college career in Africa, and will return, this time in a professional position.
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Take a bundle of mistaken identities, slamming doors and bawdy puns, wrap it up in togas and tunics, add some Stephen Sondheim music and you’ve got the makings for “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”
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Both photos were taken Saturday at the old Scharsch Ranch corrals, now owned by Holiday Ranch, on Dersch Road near Ash Creek Road. The upper photo is three generations of Morgans: Rich Morgan, ranch founder and owner, his daughter...
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Redding sprawls out in suburban, automobile centricity. Over the last few years, we had a couple of developments aimed at a more human centric design, most often referred to as New Urbanism. All of the examples have met with mixed success. Perhaps the lack of eager adoption has more to do with the recently depressed hous
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Powdery mildew is a common plant disease. Different powdery mildew fungi are problems for different plants. Moderate temperatures of 60 to 80 degrees and shady conditions generally are the most favorable for powdery mildew. The spores are sensitve to heat and sunlight. Source: University of California Integrated Pest Manage
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If you're looking for a little comedy, you won't find it at The Economic Collapse blog (who'd a thunk), but here's a grim recitation about the state of real estate. The grimmest, in my estimation: #5 According to Zillow, more...
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Why do I think R-S readers' favorite conservative economist from the San Francisco Bay area would have something choice to say about the Chronicle's argument in this editorial rapping a city commission for approving higher taxi rates? Come August, the...
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Thanks to our clients and friends, we find ourselves again amonst the Top 10 agents at Coldwell Banker C&C Properties for April. There are a great many powerful agents in our office, so it’s really quite a feat to find ourselves among the most productive. My name is on the certificate, but it’s a team eff
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Here’s one of the bigger homes in Couer D’Alene Estates, a small enclave of mostly modest homes from the early 1980′s, not far from brimming Lake Shasta. Representing the interests of the bank/seller is foreclosure listing
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A warm, sunny day is in store for Redding. And that looks to be the norm for the foreseeable future, according to the National Weather Service. Today should be sunny with a high near 81 degrees and slight winds, blowing at 6 to 8 mph, from the north. Sun shines through the forecast through Wednesday, with highs during the
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The decision to walk through the Mount Shasta Mall and take photos of amusing/repulsive corporate displays seemed a good one. Better than waiting in the very smelly waiting room of the tire store while they replaces worn tires on the family vehicle. An impromptu art blog project seemed just the thing to fill the hour. [...]
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What: Shasta Taiko Benefit Performance for Japan When: Saturday (May 21), 5 p.m. Where: Elementary School Gymnasium, 234 California Highway 3, Weaverville, CA 96093 Cost: Adults (13 - 59 years) $15, Couples $25, Children (6 - 12 years) and Seniors $5, Age 5 and under free. Advance tickets ...
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It was not very long ago that celiac disease was virtually unknown. In the U.S. currently, approximately 1 out of 133 people have it, the Celiac Disease Foundation reports. In Italy, it’s estimated that I out of 250 have some form of celiac disease; in Ireland, it’s 1 in 100, according to foodreactions.org. Worldwide, o
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Foodies and music lovers, unite! This weekend, experience an event that satisfies your cravings for good food and blue grass. Head out, enjoy the sun and "Get Outta Town" for the Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch Blue Grass Festival and Dutch Oven Cook-off Contest in Quincy. Enjoy music by the Fine Line Bluegrass Band, The Banne
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Several recent letters to the editor say harsh things about people on welfare, disability and Social Security, including one from a little girl. The problem is not with Americans on these programs, but with the systems providing these services.
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Stan Little's "50-Word Dash," "Destructive Bargaining," on Friday was right on. Who do those Republicans think they are to actually think about being fiscally responsible?
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Patrick Jones asked the $6 million question, but let's be honest: We already know the answer.
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Some people believe that Mitt Romney is unfit to be president because the health reform he instituted as Massachusetts governor included an individual mandate.
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COTTONWOOD — The Eagles' journey back to the Northern Section Division IV prep softball finals will continue for at least one more day.
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Taking advantage of low prices — which has spurred competition at the bottom end of the market — home sales in Shasta County in April surged to a nearly two-year high.
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With budgets tightening and revenues slowly dripping into City Hall, Redding's parks and recreation department was looking for creative ways to generate more money.
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A trio of treasure seekers were sure this year's Lone Stranger loot was hidden somewhere at the new Cypress Avenue Bridge in Redding.
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The Bulldogs' Mandy Lakey threw a no-hitter and went 3-for-3 at the plate with a triple as the Fall River High School softball team defeated Hayfork 10-2 on Wednesday.
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All season long Anderson High School's star softball pitcher Cheridan Hawkins has gotten all the attention during the Cubs' success. But the top-seeded Cubs can put up runs too, and they proved they can swing the bat behind her in their 9-3 win over eighth-seeded Mount Shasta in the Northern Section Division IV quarterfinal
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Only the sound of bicycle gears, brakes and wheels rolling on concrete could be heard Wednesday evening as about 50 cyclists rode more than 10 miles throughout Redding.
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For the first time, Simpson University is in a National Association of Interscholastic Athletics (NAIA) national championship tournament.
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A trio of treasure seekers were sure this year's Lone Stranger loot was hidden somewhere at the new Cypress Avenue Bridge in Redding.
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California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris will visit Redding today.
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More than 1,000 local homeless people showed up at the Redding Convention Center on Wednesday for Shasta County's third annual Project Homeless Connect event.
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In 1911: The defunct Bank of Shasta County was now in a position to pay its depositors approximately 30 cents on the dollar. If J.E. Terry of the Terry Lumber Mill paid his loan of $25,000 in full, the bank would be able to pay its depositors a little over 50 cents on the dollar.
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CORNING — It's a good time of year to honor the olive.
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Sure, Redding Rodeo organizers wish they could expand.
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Three police officers who watched security camera footage showing a man fatally punch a fellow patron at a Redding dance club in 2009 said it appeared the blow came while the victim's arms were at his sides.
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One bad fishing day turned into nearly two decades of fighting to revive the Trinity River for a man who would become known as the waterway's champion.
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Redding fire investigators have determined causes for a suspicious downtown blaze that burned down an empty downtown car dealership and another accidental fire which torched a shop that customizes imported sports cars.
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New furniture storewill open Friday
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Redding police found a missing 10-year-old girl who walked nearly 4 miles toward home this afternoon after her parents didn’t show to pick her up from school earlier in the day.
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Everyone makes mistakes. But an athlete's errors get more publicity.
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Again this year, Macy's will host and Home Helpers will sponsor the Senior Expo at Macy's in the Mt. Shasta Mall on Wednesday, May 25. There will be 40 booths where you can learn about all that Shasta County goods and services providers have to offer to seniors.
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BloodSource is currently in need of O- and O+ donors as well as all blood types.
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Weight Watchers is having its third annual Walk-It Challenge on Sunday.
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He's built a prosthetic tail for a dolphin, attended the international Paralympics in Beijing, has a movie coming out based on his work and, May 26, will be in Redding to provide free evaluations for prosthetic limbs.
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Health Tip: Keep Our Seniors Safe
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Bill Head, Shasta Lake
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Outline of cuts? No, city needs path around them
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Spare us a bullet-point presidency
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A fully restored World War II B-17 landed at the Redding Municipal Airport today after being grounded since Monday in Napa due to the rainy weather.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are damp, incensed and skid.Mrs. Delacroix In MourningRosaria Delacroix rested her ample ass on the cracked steps that led into her building, chain-smoking his shitty filterless cigarettes. She couldn’t find he
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Not Redding, but Sacramento is considering just that move, along with substantial layoffs among civilian police employees, the Bee reports. It's difficult to compare the state of that larger city (with its not inconsequential crime) with Redding, but here's some...
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A Cottonwood man accused of animal cruelty gave up his legal right today in Shasta County Superior Court to a preliminary hearing and is due to begin standing trial on Sept. 27, a spokeswoman for the Shasta County district attorney’s office said.
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I won't suggest actually making a donation, but I would recommend surfing over to this link to see the latest campaign fundraiser from the Barack Obama re-election campaign. Or skip it. I'll do the work for you: A brilliant bit...
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A family fight in Redding ended with the arrest of a man. Redding Police responded Tuesday night to a disturbance call at 2231 Concord Lane.  Officers were told that a man had been drinking beer, became angry, and began shooting a gun. They arrived to find 43-year-old Steve Florreich out in the street in front of the ho
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputy involved in the shooting of a Round Mountain man has been named. Sergeant Jose Gonzalez is a 16-year veteran with the Sheriff’s Office. Shortly before 10 O’clock Sunday night, Deputies and C-H-P Officers were responding to a location on Highway 299 east of Oak Run Road
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A structure fire at an east Redding home turned out to be confined to the air conditioning unit. Redding Fire Department responded to 663 Terrace Drive shortly before 4:30 Tueday afternoon and found the house full of smoke. Redding Fire Captain Mike Holst says that the inside of the air conditioning unit had caught fire.
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Policy makers should ask, is there anything inherently governmental about collecting gate and camping fees, selling firewood to campers, and cleaning restrooms in state parks? If the answer is "no," then states should explore the opportunity to let private operators...
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Check out this view of the park from the second floor of this terrific example of
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Nor the streets that are reasonably well-paved. It's an enduring complaint about the news media that we focus unduly on the negative, but the fact of the matter is human beings -- in addition to these aliens known as "editors"...
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Getting through the New Yorker, arriving weekly as it does, is a Sisyphean task. The cartoons alone are worth the annual subscription, the articles diverse, unpredictable, the writing (at times) inspired. Here's Stevie Nicks' career described in one paragraph by...
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Here's the winning youth essay in the essay contest sponsored by Healthy Shasta, The Bike Shop and Safe Routes to School. Read more about it in Paul Shigley's Take-Out Window column. My name is Celena Romero and I am a 6th grader at Shasta Lake School. My Mom does not drive and it makes it [...]
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Fewer Americans believe the housing market will recover anytime soon, a survey by two major industry trackers said today. “We are in the fourth year of the post-housing bubble. I’d love to say we have taken a few steps forward, but the reality is we are backtracking,” Trulia CEO Pete Flint said this morning in a confe
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On April 29, 1859 the first stage made its way over the mountains from the Tower House and into Weaverville about 5:00 in the evening. It was met and escorted into town by the German Brass Band and a number...
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That's the premise of this Wall Street Journal article (thanks, MB, for the link) and this NY Times story about state budget deficits starting to shrink. From the Journal: California Governor Jerry Brown announced on Monday that the state had...
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Here's the winning adult essay in the contest sponsored by Healthy Shasta, The Bike Shop and Safe Routes to School. Read more about it in Paul Shigley's Take-Out Window column. Getting a new bike would change my life. I wouldn’t even have to ride it and it would change my life. This new bike would [...]
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From the city of Redding (click here for news on Southwest's plans to join Stillwater Business Park): Background of Southwest Paper USA: Southwest Paper USA is a start-up company formed by Len Sugarman to satisfy the growing need for through-air-dry (TAD) premium quality, corporate branded tissue products similar to Proctor
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The city of Redding issued this information this morning: The City of Redding has approved a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) with Southwest Paper USA for purchase of 125 acres in the Stillwater Business Park, on which the firm would construct a $300 million premium paper products facility. The City Council on Tuesday gave ap
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Contact me for proof that your Friend "Jack Halpin" is unconstitutionally receiving a  lot of money, because he has never been elected or appointed; just placed on the bench without consent or knowledge of the citizens.This is a glaring example of government imposing it's will upon the people, something you say y
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A Redding man who allegedly shot at his wife after she wouldn’t cook him dinner was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of assault.
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A trio of treasure seekers were sure that this year’s Lone Stranger loot was hidden somewhere at the new Cypress Street Bridge in Redding.
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It's time to dry out around Redding. After three rainy days, including a substantially soggy Tuesday, the sun shines again over Redding. Today should be partly sunny with a high temperature near 70 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight should be partly cloudy with a low around 47 degrees. Sunshine sh
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A 19-year-old Redding man is behind bars after reportedly using a stolen debit card at Walmart. The Redding Police Department received a call Thursday afternoon from Hannah Harris, reporting that someone had used her stolen debit card at two Redding area businesses. Harris’ purse was stolen from her parked car Wedn
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A Parolee was arrested on burglary and domestic violence charges following a brief foot pursuit in Downtown Redding. The Redding Police Department received a report of an assault in the emergency room of Shasta Regional Medical Center around 2:20 Thursday afternoon. 18-year-old Fallon Smith told Officers that her boyfrie
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One of Redding’s great annual traditions is the Rodeo Week Pancake Breakfast. This is Rodeo Week, so that means the Pancake Breakfast is set for 5 to 10 a.m. this Friday, May 20, in the middle of Market Street between Placer and South streets (AKA “Roaring Gulch”). If the weather is good – and Friday’s [...]
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You don’t have to be an art lover or a history buff to enjoy yourself in Florence. Sure, there’s an interesting museum every hundred yards and the buildings in the central district are so full of stories and significance you’d expect them all to be haunted by a thousand ghosts each, but Florence has other [...]
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The high pressure area over the western U.S. isn’t very strong, but it should be strong enough to keep any precipitation north of Redding through Saturday -- keeping cowboy duds dry during Redding Rodeo Week (click here for a schedule of events). Thursday will sunny, with afternoon temperatures in the lower 80s. Winds Th
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Although we've made mention of the many Northern Section softball pitching records that have fallen by the wayside this year, there have been a number of offensive records that also have bitten the dust.
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Our legal system keeps a wide distance between politics and prosecutions, and that is by wise design. The passions of public opinion and the standards of legal evidence do not always align.
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We could definitely use another Abraham Lincoln to emancipate us all from being slaves to words. In the midst of a historic financial crisis of unprecedented government spending, and a national debt that outstrips even the debt accumulated by the reckless government spending of previous administration, we are still enthrall
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A proposed new law that requires all pellet guns to be painted pink and police officers will then be trained that they are not to fire at someone who is pointing a pink weapon at the officer will kill police officers.
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I simply cannot believe that the Redding School District would spend $76,000 to investigate a $13,000 theft.
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My dad recently had to have surgery in Sacramento. After he was released from the hospital, and as my mom, dad and I were heading back to Redding, we got into a very serious hit-and-run accident on Interstate 5, near Orland. At least three vehicles stopped to offer us assistance and call 911.
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Re: "BB-gun bill would divide threats, toys" (editorial, Friday): Really? Have a BB gun and want it to look real? A can of black spray paint will do that.
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Exactly what is salsa? Everyone loves salsa. It's delicious, it's fresh and it has even topped ketchup in some sales reports as America's most popular condiment. Salsa, which means "sauce" in Spanish, can be cooked or raw (also called salsa cruda).
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The Pleasant Valley High School boys golf team won the Northern Section Masters meet at White Hawk Ranch Golf Course in Quincy on Tuesday.
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PALO CEDRO — The Cougars weren't going to let Tuesday's rain stop them from advancing to their second straight Eastern Athletic League Cup championship.
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Look for a quicker run through the prep baseball and softball brackets or later title games thanks to Mother Nature.
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Sean Weaver's upstart Redding company is gaining national attention.
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Rain should give way to partly cloudy
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Redding will study the idea of drafting volunteer firefighters to staff the temporarily shuttered Station 2 on the west side of town.
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Former Redding City Council candidate Jim McDilda has withdrawn his request that the city change loan terms on rental property he owns that is threatened with foreclosure.
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Paper firmto pay $10.7Mfor 125 acres
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Memorialis Saturday atCascade Theatre
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In 1911: Word had been received from Washington that two mail routes in Shasta County would have six-day mail service. The routes covered from Cayton to Burney and from Carville (Trinity County) to Bayles.
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The Lone Stranger and the unknown sidekick struck again Tuesday morning, holding up the downtown Redding Tri Counties Bank in a mock robbery.
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Volunteers help owner with ritual
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Deputy identifiedin Sunday shooting
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Dozens of bicyclists will hit the roads this evening to solemnly honor their fellows injured or killed in collisions with motorists.
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BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Bainbridge boys soccer coach George Vukic figured the goals would come.
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Home Helpers and Macy's in the Mt. Shasta Mall are partnering to present the Spring Senior Expo from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Wednesday.
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Redding plans to sell a major chunk of Stillwater Business Park to a Brookline, Mass.-base startup paper company.
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Redding will study the idea of drafting volunteer firefighters to staff the temporarily-shuttered Station 2 on the west side of town.
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Former Redding City Council candidate Jim McDilda has withdrawn his request the city change loan terms on rental property he owns threatened with foreclosure.
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Way back in 1980 I found myself at a Red Lobster Restaurant in either Massachusetts, Rhode Island, or Connecticut. I really don't remember where except it was in New England and along a major turnpike or freeway. This was before Red Lobster had become the mega-behemoth chain that it is. Anyway, I was having dinner. For some
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NEWS RELEASE DATE/TIME: 05/17/11 @ 1630 hours CASE: S.C.S.O # 11-15020 / R.P.D. Case # 11-29729 BY: Sergeant John Hubbard #111  CRIME/INCIDENT: 664/187 PC/Attempt Homicide LOCATION: Shasta County VICTIM(S): Sergeant Jose (Joe) Gonzalez, Deputy Ken Koenen, Deputy Keith Sharp, Officer Don Guy (C.H.P) SUSPECTS(S): Lee Roy Gre
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office today released the name of the deputy involved in the shooting of a Round Mountain man who reportedly fired an arrow at an approaching patrol car.
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OK, not to harp on the negative from that United Way report, but I'll add one more sour statistic (from Page 58): Of the 233 neighborhood or county groups surveyed, Shasta County was in the bottom 20 -- roughly speaking,...
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From transcript of today's show: "...the left and the media is on this kick now that there's racism everywhere, and really racism and race-baiting has its home on the left. But there's a show out there called Redding News Review....
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RED BLUFF A Tehama County man was sentenced today to 15 years to life in prison for molesting a three-year-old boy, prosecutors said.
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Our DA was on KCNR1460 this morning and "John," a reliably astute caller, raised the specter of a change of venue for the Club Ice manslaughter trial, given all the publicity and opinions about the case in Shasta County. Carlton...
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Shasta County supervisors today approved the first of two 25-cent fare increases for the Burney Express to begin this summer.
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The author of this piece suggests all is not lost even if you're in your fifties and have little or nothing saved. His prescription: start saving like crazy now, put off retirement as long as you can, get and stay...
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The Eureka Times-Standard reports that Byron Leidecker, founder of Friends of the Trinity River and long-time activist for higher flows and restoration, died last week. Poignant timing, given that the river saw truly big flows for the first time in...
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This is an old story, but rarely encapsulated so precisely as it is in the United Way's report on the "Human Development Index": The Bay Area region scores 6.80 out of 10 on the American HD Index; if the Bay...
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Standard of living. Median earnings (the wages and salaries of the typical worker) have stalled during this two-decade period. By 2009, the latest year for which data are available, earnings had slipped below those of 1990 using comparable inflation-adjusted dollars....
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Shasta County’s Avoid the Six drunk driving task force has some advice for rodeo week: leave the wild rides in the arena and designate a sober driver before the party begins. Knowing that rodeo week in Redding brings a lot of out to celebrate, the multi-agency task force will deploy extra D-U-I patrols this Friday
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Two people from Redding were finally taken into custody after a five-hour standoff in Weaverville that forced the evacuations of several homes, as well as Weaverville Elementary School, about 100 yards away. The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office was asked for help by the Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force in loc
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Shasta County will be applying for three federal grants that would be used to assess low-income housing needs in unincorporated parts of the county.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES WHISKEYTOWN RESERVOIR — The kokane fishing is already off to a great start and there’s a red hot bite from the north side of the 299 Bridge troll between 20 and 45 feet into the main body north and south, with Apexs and Wiggle Hoochies. Bass sho
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Every year she builds her nest in our driveway. Usually she lays three eggs. This year was special because she laid FOUR eggs. We never could figure how she managed to set on top all of them and keep them...
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Quit grousing about the rain. Happiness is a full Lake Shasta. That is all....
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Beginning in the Gold Rush years (1850s), Chinese gardens began sprouting up in Shasta County, especially in the mining areas where the Chinese lived and worked. In later years, they ventured farther out into the countryside where the dirt was...
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A 33-year-old Shasta County man is in custody in Shasta County jail in lieu of $250,000 bail for allegedly molesting a 7-year-old girl about three years ago.
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The word of the day at OneWord is “curious.” Sixty second and it’s flash fiction.Intros“I’m curious,” she says, lapping at his earlobe before applying pressure to the flesh between her teeth. She’s got a finger slowly circling his left nipple.“
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The Lone Stranger and the unknown sidekick struck again this morning, holding up the downtown Redding Tri Counties Bank in a mock robbery.
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Excellent work "DA" Carlson, prosecuting cases on their merits as opposed to who or what people know
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Seeing the yellow shirted "Asphalt Cowboys" ride around town shooting their guns and having a great time kicking of The Rodeo, all I can think is " I woneder what guiltless parents think who have had their children taken, when they see this."The ones I know, when they see any festivities like this or the&nb
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has acknowledged that he fathered a child with a member of his household staff, a revelation that apparently prompted wife Maria Shriver to leave the couple's home before they announced their separation last week.
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Check out California and Florida. This interactive map of delinquent debt comes from the quarterly report of the New York Fed. They have several eye opening debt graphs there as well, including Auto Loans, Bank Cards, and Student Loans. Well worth a look, if you
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Here’s another work from Craig Padilla that I performed with him back in the mid-1990s. I pulled this from the archives along with the piece I shared a few days ago, Snowfall. This Craig composition m
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This is the second decent home with a pool for around $100K we’ve seen recently. Just
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A wintry storm system continues to chill the north state with rain in the valley and snow in the mountains. Rain is expected throughout the day in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. The rainfall should keep the high temperature to 57 degrees. In Mount Shasta a mix of rain and snow is expected to fall this
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What: AmeriCorps Diaperpalooza - Diaper Drive, Ice Cream Social, Volunteer & Resource Fun Fair When: Friday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Market Street Promenade The Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council of Shasta County, along with its AmeriCorps North State Rural Assets ...
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What: Registration now open for Westside Performing Arts Company's Summer Theatre Academy When: Training camp runs June 20 to July 30 Rehearsals: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday nights from 5 to 9 p.m. Cost: $299 tuition; scholarships are available The Summer Academy is a 6-week theater training camp ...
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At tonight's Redding City Council meeting, Councilman Patrick Jones is expected to suggest that volunteers should staff the city's recently closed Station 2 -- former home of trained, paid firefighters. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey. A News
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What: Scott Valley Bank at The Avery Presents "Blame Sally" When: Saturday (May 21), 7 p.m. Where: Avery Theatre, Etna, CA (directions) Cost: $12 Scott Valley Bank and the Scott Valley Theatre Company have joined forces to bring exciting benefit concerts to Etna’s Avery Theatre. Scott Valley Bank recently proposed to unde
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There's one major problem with Redding City Councilor Patrick Jones' notion of reopening Fire Station No. 2, at the corner of Placer Street and Buenaventura Boulevard, using volunteer crews. It doesn't go far enough.
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Any week now, the state Department of Education will issue its annual report on the number of school dropouts in California. Note, the term is no longer "high school dropouts." That's because a lot of kids today leave the education system long before they ever arrive in high school.
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Well the Obamas invited "Common" to the White House during National Law Enforcement Week.
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Friday's editorial describes Senate Bill 798, a bill that will require manufacturers to paint toy guns white, or some other bright color.
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Congressman Wally Herger wants to abolish Medicare.
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I attended the meeting at City Hall on May 9 regarding the new courthouse versus the Dobrowsky House and the historic grove of trees. When describing the new courthouse, Mike Smith of the Administrative Office of the Courts repeatedly used the phrase "signature building for Shasta County" and "one that everyone
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Although his predecessor declined to prosecute the case, Shasta County District Attorney Steve Carlton announced Monday morning that he's charging a man whose punch on a Redding dance floor in 2009 left another man dead and later became a heated campaign issue.
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Shasta County may be applying for more than $100,000 in federal grants that would be used to assess low-income housing needs in unincorporated parts of the county.
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Although his predecessor declined to prosecute the case, Shasta County District Attorney Steve Carlton announced Monday morning that he's charging a man whose punch on a Redding dance floor in 2009 left another man dead and later became a heated campaign issue.
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In 1911: James Black, a resident of the community jail because he raided a peanut wagon, is one of the stubbornest of men. He was once again in the dungeon, having stuck it out for six days on bread and water, vowing that he would never again disturb a rock on the pile that engaged the attention of the chain gang.
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TODAY Bank holdup, bank and business judging.
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As Karen Graham got out of the silver Humvee, Tim Garman walked up and wrapped his arms around her.
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An annual community seminar that will discuss first-time homebuyer programs available in Shasta County is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. June 8 at the Redding City Hall Community Room, 777 Cypress Ave.
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It can get awfully lonely for a patient suffering from a rare disease.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies shot a man Sunday night after he reportedly fired an arrow at an approaching patrol car.
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Charles David Berlinghoff is giving his public defender the silent treatment.
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A Redding woman delivering a pizza Sunday night was attacked by two men, who stole cash and a pizza from her after shocking her with a stun gun.
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Former Redding City Council candidate Jim McDilda will seek loan modification from the city to avoid foreclosure on rental property he owns.
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Shasta County's homeless can get free services from around 70 providers at Wednesday's third annual Project Homeless Connect event at the Redding Convention Center.
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When Rafael Delsid was a young boy, his mother would sing him and his sister lullabies as she softly strummed a guitar, and sometimes he followed along.
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See you was at what recent event.
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There are days -- this is one of them -- when I almost wish I'd been born a bird. My mother, rest her soul, would probably say I surely had the brains for it.
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I already had one piece from Mark Baird of Fort Jones on the Opinion page in May, so I'll have to pass on his rebuttal of John Spencer's weekend piece on the potential Klamath Dam removal. Without getting into all...
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The world is ending anyway, according to no less than a dozen emails I've received the past week touting the May 21 arrival of Judgment Day and touting this "Family Radio" website. Are these letters spam? Or are that many...
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During my misspent youth, I passed a stretch of time working in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Albuquerque, N.M. I was paid to make copies, but I had enough free time to read a lot of case files and learn...
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A fire reserve could provide vital backu
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Dropout reports are a whitewash
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Dan Cusiter, Redding
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Jack Jackson, Redding
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Janete Geren, Shasta Lake
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Cheri Tollefson LaBelle, Redding
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This poem was taped to the Peace Officer Memorial in Washington, D.C.Paper DaddyMy daddy is a pictureHanging on the wall,There's another one like itIn the police department's hall.I kiss his paper faceEvery night before I go to sleep.Sometimes I pretend I can feel
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Charles David Berlinghoff is giving his public defender the silent treatment.
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Two Redding residents who officials said were holed up in a Weaverville home for more than five hours were arrested tonight after a standoff with law enforcement.
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List of support groups in the North State.
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This looks good on paper. There’s also a big barn on this 6.47 acres, along with afor
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Fire burned through a garage at a home near Red Bluff this morning.
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Q. What are your views on birth control? Several biblical principles come into play to answer this question from the Christian perspective. One purpose of marriage — not the only one — is procreation, and “children are a heritage from the Lord.” In considering how many children a couple should have, we are also to b
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I haven’t done a Fiction in 58 in forever. Feels kind of rusty. Happy Hour“How much ice in your drink?”“Huh?"“Ice. How. Much.”He focuses on the soft features of her face, the small crinkles around her mouth, which is down turned, disapproving.“Fuck do I care?”
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A Redding man who claims he was defending his girlfriend when he fatally punched another man at a local bar two years ago is being charged by the District Attorney’s Office, despite the fact that the previous D.A. dropped the case, saying a conviction was not likely. On April 25th, 2009, 31-year-old Adam Martinez h
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A Yreka woman is dead following an A-T-V crash over the weekend. According to the C-H-P, 42-year-old Holly Hassel was riding a Can-Am A-T-V westbound on a Fprest Service road near the Humbug O-H-V area around 2:30 Saturday afternoon when she allowed the vehicle to leave the roadway. The right side of the A-T-V struck a t
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A woman delivering pizzas in Redding was robbed Sunday night, according to Redding Police. Just after 10 O’clock Sunday night, 20-year-old Amy Boettcher was making deliveries for Round Table Pizza when she was confronted by two men in the area of Northpoint Drive and Baywood Drive. One of the men pulled out a Taser
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Tehama County Authorities are searching for a woman who robbed a man at gunpoint. According to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office, Javier Moreno was playing slot machines at Rolling Hills Casino around one O’clock Monday morning when he started talking to a woman playing slots next to him. Moreno eventually a
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A woman making a bank deposit for a Red Bluff business was the victim of a strong-arm robbery, according to Red Bluff Police. The crime was reported at around 11am on Saturday. An employee of the Valero gas station on Antelope Boulevard was about to drop a deposit bag into the after-hours deposit box at Wells Fargo Bank
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A fully restored World War II B-17 that was to arrive in Redding today has been delayed due to poor weather.
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Gov. Jerry Brown is betting that California continues its gradual climb from the depths of the recession but said Monday that even a multibillion-dollar bounce in tax revenue will not close the state's budget deficit and he wants to keep pushing a series of tax increases.
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After months of flirting with politics, Donald Trump said Monday he won't run for president, choosing to stick with hosting "The Celebrity Apprentice" over entering the race for the Republican nomination.
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DATE/TIME: 05-15-2011 @ 2148 hours. CRIME/INCIDENT: Officer-involved shooting LOCATION: 28000 block of Highway 299 E VICTIM(S): Confidential SUSPECTS(S): Confidential SYNOPSIS: On 05-15-2011 at 2148 hours (9:48 p.m.), Deputies from the Sheriff’s office responded to a call for Domestic Violence. Upon arrival, deputies were
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A Yreka woman died Saturday after she hit a tree with the all-terrain vehicle she was driving on a forest road.
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In 1876 a giant meteor fell in the Bald Hills at the head of Roaring River in Duncan Basin. It fell with a thud so loud it was heard all the way to Shasta, Bass, Stillwater, and Woodman's. Not only...
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Though his predecessor declined to prosecute the case, Shasta County District Attorney Steve Carlton announced this morning that he’s charging a man whose punch on a Redding dance floor in 2009 left another man dead.
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Rain is expected to fall on Redding today and Tuesday. While today the chance of rain is 40 percent, it increases to 90 percent tonight, according to the National Weather Service. There's then an 80 percent chance of Tuesday. Cloudy skies should keep the high temperature to 54 degrees today and 52 Tuesday
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Two men attacked and robbed a woman who works for a Red Bluff gas station late Sunday morning as she was trying to make a bank deposit.
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Run what you brung and drive it like you stole it! That was our fun theme for Rodeo Week in Redding. The street Legal Racing scene is heating up. Here’s a thrilling POV race video from “sandcobra” on his R1 that night. 11.4@138 mph! Wow. Really gives you chills! Of course, the
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A Redding woman delivering a pizza Sunday night was attacked by two men, who stole cash and a pizza from her after shocking her with a stun gun.
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Freddie has received his last stitches and will be shipped early this morning. After a short ride on my fake bike it’s off to the post. I can hear him singing: “I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride . . .” Freddie is sporting a sliver satin-esque cat suit. He’s got lovely [...]
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The Shasta College Community Teaching Garden offers these four workshops, starting Saturday. Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. to noon Community Teaching Garden, Shasta College Main Campus This workshop will be a tour of the immediate wild environment around the Teaching Garden to familiarize partic
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To help parents comply with a new law, Shasta County Public Health is partnering with the Shasta County Office of Education and local high schools to offer eight clinics at Shasta County schools to give booster shots to protect against whooping cough. The first is Tuesday. AB 354 requires all children entering 7th through
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The 3rd annual Project Homeless Connect is Wednesday at the Redding Convention Center, and the effort could still use your help in advance. “Donations of canned and non-perishable food will be collected by the Shasta Food Group and, of course, monetary donations in any amount are still greatly needed,” said Jessica Del
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What: "Off the Hook" When: May 26, 7 p.m. Where: First United Methodist Church, 1825 East St. Cost: $7 adults, $5 students/seniors/groups of 10 or more. Scholarships available. Tickets available at First Methodist Church, Holiday ...
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Welcome to our second Literary Minds Online Book Club meeting. Last week we discussed "Divided Minds, Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia." Some commenters read the book and weighed in their impressions. Others just participated in the conversation about mental health in general. Either way works for our b
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About 70 service providers ranging from physicians and social workers to barbers and bicycle mechanics are scheduled to mobilize Wednesday, May 18, at the Redding Convention Center for the third annual Project Homeless Connect event. The one-day gathering provides one-stop assistance to Shasta County residents who are homel
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Now, the power company's got to pay its own bills or it couldn't keep our lights on, but as Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rolls out its SmartMeters, it's hard not to feel for the long-suffering ratepayer.
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Our community is faced once again with the possible removal of a historic building in downtown Redding that lies in the path of "progress." More specifically, the Dobrowsky House, which was built around 1930, lies in the footprint of the proposed new $170 million Justice Center. While we are told by the Sacramento-b
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I was surprised to see you print a letter in the May 10 edition that in my opinion is "hate speech." I am referring to the letter that advocates the taking of millions of Americans' right to vote, based on them being, blind, disabled, elderly or poor.
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George Strango (letter, Tuesday) proposes taking away the voting rights of various people receiving government aid. Presumably this is intended as a way to decrease the burden on taxpayers.
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George Strango (letter, Tuesday) wants to take away voting rights from anyone who receives money from the government.
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Shasta County Sheriff's officials were called out to a reported gunshot victim at a home along Highway 299 about 25 miles east of Redding.
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Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies shot a man Sunday night after he reportedly fired an arrow at an approaching patrol car.
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Redding Christian was the runner-up Saturday in the NSCIF Division III varsity girls competition out of 11 teams.
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In 1911: William Griffin, a resident of Delta, was brought to Redding last evening by Sheriff Montgomery and locked in the insane ward as an insane suspect. Griffin was afflicted with the loss of his mind and had no idea who he was or where he was at.
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COTTONWOOD — A low-cost gelding clinic will be held Saturday, part of a nationwide effort to reduce the number of horses that need new homes because their owners can no longer afford to care for them.
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An electrical box caused a garage fire in the 22000 block of Venske Road in Cottonwood on Sunday, authorities said.
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Six kindergartners sat at a table around teacher Michelle Nicolls and slowly pronounced out loud the sounds of each letter in the name "Sam."
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While most of Redding Rodeo Week should be sunny, those heading to events early in the week may need umbrellas.
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This is a recipe that I swiped from Epicurious. I tweaked it a bit and here is the result.Sour Cherry Cobbler 4 cans sour cherries (do not drain)2 tablespoons tapioca2/3 cup sugar1 teaspoon almond extract2 tablespoons Amaretto2 cups flour2 teaspoons ba
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Is how the New York Times describes Matt Drudge and his durably influential web site here. Excerpts: The power of it comes from the community of people that read it: operatives, bookers, reporters, producers and politicians." "He can look into...
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Last night supermatt41 and Chris came over for dinner (this was after Supermatt cleaned the yellow paint out of his teeth). We had herbed roast chicken (Gary bought a kosher chicken and boy, is THAT the way to g
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An electrical box caused a garage fire on the 22000 block of Venske Road in Cottonwood this afternoon, authorities say.
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What to put on the barbie this summer? The Wall Street Journal says chefs are striving for something different -- everything from watermelon and strawberries to fava beans and (yes) a caesar salad. One chef even grills yogurt. Excerpt: This...
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We start this week off with the cold, low-pressure area still over Northern California. This low will have trouble moving eastward due to the stationary high-pressure area in the central United States. Monday through early Wednesday, we can expect partly cloudy to cloudy skies, with occasional showers and possible thunderst
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Emergency crews are responding this afternoon to a car that flipped over on southbound Interstate 5 just north of Knighton Road.
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Firefighters still haven't determined what started a fire at Anderson Union High School this afternoon.
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The following is an open letter to attorney Roy F. (Pete) Peters, who also hosts the "Freedom in Action" show Saturdays on 1400 KQMS.Dear Mr. Peters,I consider it very interesting when the last caller Saturday May 14,2011 on the "Freedom in Action" show, brought up the fact that Judge Jack 
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“Goldfish pond…grow room upstairs…” Not your typical amenities. Koi pond maybe, but goldfish? All kidding aside, we have had specific requests from buyers looking for properties suitable for non-traditional growing fa
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A man was seriously injured when his car rolled over and went off an embankment near the Shasta Factory Outlets this morning, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Here’s an informative short video explaining recent changes at PBS Newshour. The Newshour is our primary source for national and international TV news. Poignant journalistic quality at moment 3:44: “No one should ever be allowed to attack another anonymously.” If only our other news sources
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It's marking and branding time at Rich Morgan's Holiday Ranches. I took the photo yesterday in the corrals at what was the historic Scharsch Ranch on Dersch Road near Ash Creek Road. Long before Scharsch became owner, William Smith owned...
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...the folks commenting on Scott Mobley's excellent package today on our fair city's losing battle with aging streets would've solved the problem (see some choice examples below). From the handy interactive data base Scott included (here) in his story I...
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It's going to be a rainy Sunday in Redding, and forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict there could even be thunder after 11 a.m. These thunderstorms could also bring about some small hail. Today's high should be around 52 degrees, with a low of 45 degrees tonight. On Monday, expect a 50 percent
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Organizers of a playground project in West Redding’s Sunset Terrace neighborhood are not looking for a few good men. They are looking for a whole bunch of good men and women willing to spend a day constructing a playground at a city park that now has little to offer besides a strip of turf. Saturday, [...]
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A 67-year-old Redding man was killed Saturday in a car wreck on Old Oregon Trail.
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Naysaying can only take you so far. At some point you've got to offer an alternative. And the California Assembly's Republican caucus has finally done just that with the release Thursday of an alternative budget-cutting plan that they say would balance the state's still-underwater budget in the coming year without extending
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Long before I had a child of my own, I found meaning in Harry Chapin's classic song, "Cat's in the Cradle."
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Some people can generalize from specific circumstances to see the bigger picture. Others can apply broad concepts to their own particular situation. If ever there were a time when people need to use these thinking skills, it is now with the impending national debate over Medicare and Medicaid. The outcome has major implicat
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I have taken a keen interest in the current California redistricting process. I think it comes with the territory when you are a citizen and the voters of California have decided for the first time in our nation's history that a Citizens Redistricting Commission should control the process of determining the boundaries o
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The go-to guy was gone. Somehow, someway, the decision was made that Jim and I would do the job alone. As volunteers, we felt the magic and stood ready and willing to take care of the matter, and the sooner the better. Health-prone neighbors were growing restless with anticipation.
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There's nothing like a day of hiking to bond you as a family. This past April 17 began Whiskeytown Waterfall Week, and we happened to go on opening day. The weather was cool and drizzly, a perfect day for hiking.
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Dear Straight Talk: I have been separated/divorced for 15 months. About nine months ago, following a rebound relationship, I met someone I'm serious about. I'm as surprised as anyone at how fast it happened. Because this woman is a big part of my life, I would like to introduce her to my son and daughter who are in college.
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According to my husband, I tend to trust people -- within reason -- until they give me a reason not to trust them. This has worked well for me. I have good friends and I've seldom been disappointed. But my attitude reverses when I turn on my computer or answer the phone.
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The week before Mother's Day I received a card from a Montana conservation organization. I was confused until I read further down to the handwritten message at the bottom that said "In the Spirit of Love for all mothers everywhere, much love." It was signed with the name of one of my girlfriends who had made a donation in m
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I always make use of dryer sheets in my luggage. Placing dryer sheets in between your clothes in your suitcase will help keep your clean clothes smelling fresh once you get to your destination. Also, you never know when you will need to do a load of laundry along your trip, and having a few dryer sheets handy will make that
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Brandi Gregorio and Griffin Perea, both of Orangevale, are engaged to be married May 21, 2011, at the home of the groom's parents in Happy Valley. The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert Gregorio Jr. of Cottonwood and Lisa Martin of Lakehead. She graduated from Anderson High School 2001. She graduated from Shasta College
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Tessa Swan and Ian Frazer, both of Redding, are engaged to be married June 26, 2011, at TBS Ranch in Palo Cedro. The bride-elect is the daughter of Al and Debbie Swan of Redding. She is a 1999 graduate of Anderson High School. She is a 2003 graduate of CSU Chico with a bachelor of arts in political science. She works as a
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Elizabeth White and James Oyoque were married April 16, 2011, at Scout's Hall in Anderson. Caroline Dave officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mary Durfee of Cornville, Ariz., and Larry White of Bellingham, Wash. She is a medical assistant student at Institute of Technology in Redding. The groom is the son of J
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Prescribed burns have been utilized since the 1960s after it became clear that North America has a fire ecology.
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County supervisors continue to beat a dead horse over the U.S. Forest Service's decision to limit off-road vehicle use on public forest lands.
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Secretary of Defense William Gates called President Barack Obama's decision to take out Osama bin Laden, given all of the uncertainty, "one of the most courageous decisions" he has ever seen from a president.
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Those who think it's their business to dictate to pregnant women are scheming to have the IRS make sure no woman who gets an abortion can deduct the expense on her tax return unless she can prove she was raped.
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Anyone who has lived in Shasta County more than a few years knows that nothing from the McConnell Foundation is free -- like the "free" glass bridge we got that costs how much per year to maintain?
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Superintendent George DeFillipo ("Speak Your Piece," Wednesday) made several excellent arguments for keeping our small school districts here in Shasta County the way they are. We would like to offer a few more.
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It's sad that anyone would find humor in someone else's pain and misfortune. This was surely a disheartening experience for Dee. I am happy to know that she was not injured. It's a good thing that for every person who lacks compassion there are dozens who have plenty to share.
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Are you in the club? Anyone can join the conversation about mental health as Doni leads the Literary Minds Online Book Club, running all month. Click here for book club posts.  Want to subscribe to A News Cafe? It's free! Click here. 
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Somebody tell Nerds on Call we're in the 21st century. Here's a Redding computer repair company, started by the husband-and-wife team of Ryan and Andrea Eldridge eight years ago, that's growing in this difficult economy. The secret? Newspaper subscriptions.
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As the days get longer and warmer, they herald the coming of summer vacation. Who doesn't remember the joy of lazy days spent roaming the neighborhood with your buddies, swimming in the pool or lake, or inventing games to play in the backyard?
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Services offered: Fertilizing, weed abatement, pre-emergence, lawn restoration, aeration, power seeding, landscape installation and maintenance.
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Many folks have begun toting a reusable water bottle to help cut down on the number of plastic bottles hitting U.S. landfills each year. Even though it's heavy when it's full, it's better than buying all those plastic water bottles, right?
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One of the most important elements of financial planning is the issue of risk management. Individuals and planners spend a great deal of time looking at tax issues, investment and savings strategies, college funding, retirement planning and strategies to pass an estate on to the next generation. All of these are important c
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The Anderson Cubs softball team can claim its first section title in more than two decades without leaving home.
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A man was killed on Old Oregon Trail when his car slid broadside into an oak tree at a high rate of speed. It happened at around 7:20 Saturday night on a curve just north of Columbia School. An eyewitness heard screeching tires and looked up to see a southbound Toyota coupe losing control, according to CHP Sergeant Mark
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A man walked away uninjured after reportedly being shot at by his girlfriend’s ex-husband. Redding Police were called to an apartment complex at 1685 Sequoia Street around 9:45 Friday night. 31-year-old Forest Jones says 34-year-old Zachary Kauffman walked into the apartment angry over a child custody dispute. Kauf
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A weekend street brawl ended with a man knocked out with a stick in the middle of Churn Creek Road. A little after 12:30am Saturday, Redding Police were told that numerous people were fighting with bats and sticks in the area of Liberty Christian High School. Officers arrived to find 47-year-old Robert Hunter unconscious
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Given the chance to take center stage by hosting the Northern California track and field championships, several Knights didn't disappoint in their biggest meet of the season to date.
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On a small back page news clipping I read "PUC endorses removal of dams." On May 5, the California Public Utilities Commission endorsed removing four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River to help salmon.
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CAMP X RETURNS
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At first look, it looks like Mizuno's new high-end Wave Prophecy running shoe is missing something — all of its cushioning.
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Dear Babe: I have a Buzz Arlett right-handed baseball glove made of horsehide and made by Diamond Manufacturing Co. under the name of Diamond Brand with a model number of FC450.
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The Simpson University softball team came close, but the Red Hawks fell to North Greenville 2-1 in the championship game of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national championship tournament in Botetourt County, Va., on Saturday.
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A man suspected of shooting at another man Friday night at a Redding apartment complex turned himself in to Redding police Saturday afternoon.
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This past week I received a telephone call from Dorothy Romeo, Redding Area CHP office supervisor. Dorothy stated that a woman had called the office and was attempting to contact me. I immediately started to panic as being a bachelor has its drawbacks. Dorothy put my mind at ease when she stated that this was the sister of
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Mike Moynahan and his Cliff Drive neighbors prove City Hall will listen to squeaky wheels — or, in this case, rattling wheels.
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A judge has ruled in favor of disenfranchised members of a south Redding church who sued, alleging they were forced out by an aggressive new pastor so he could sell the church against their wishes.
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A blank, cream-covered wall in the Shasta Community Health Center's pediatrics department was fully transformed Saturday into a vibrant mural depicting healthy north state recreation activities, thanks to 18 students from Redding School of the Arts.
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Under Proposition 8, the assessor-recorder's office has to ensure property owners are taxed the lesser of two amounts — their property's current market value or its base-year value plus the California Consumer Price Index inflation rate.
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In 1911: Nearly 300 people motored to Iron Mountain as guests of the Iron Mountain Mining Company for a picnic. The motorcar left Redding with people packed to the rails. And after arriving at the Keswick station, they were transferred to three gaily decorated cars of the mining company. The trip up the mountain was a novel
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An overturned big rig blocked traffic for seven hours early Saturday on Highway 299 about 18 miles east of Redding near Ingot.
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Though the three-day Redding Rodeo starts Thursday, more than 200 special needs children will fill the Rodeo Grounds on Monday for the annual Special Kids Day.
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Though many Shasta County property owners may be relieved to see their taxes drop this year thanks to the depressed housing market, already strained local government agencies could be in line for further hits.
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Gilbert Sheriff and his Honeycomb Way neighbors live on the worst street in Redding.
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Redding has laid off police officers, temporarily closed a fire station, gutted its planning department and slashed parks maintenance since the Great Recession started in 2007.
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A lawsuit filed by Redding Electric Utility ratepayers pending in Shasta County Superior Court could blast a $6 million hole in the city's budget, should the plaintiffs prevail.
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Fire destroyed a detached three-car garage and its contents, along with another structure, at a Tierra Oaks home Friday. The fire at 13281 Tierra Oaks Drive started shortly before eleven o’clock. The buildings were stacked with ve
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Meri Passidakis and her husband wanted a baby. Shortly after beginning a mountain bike ride with her husband a little more than a decade ago, she had to stop. She felt woozy, nauseated and lightheaded — she felt pregnant.
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Q: My question is about possession of waterfowl when processed. A friend shot more than 250 ducks in the just-completed waterfowl season, so I asked him whether he was breaking the law by having more than 14 ducks in possession. He said no because he had them regularly processed into duck sausage, and once processed they
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What's that Gray patch? See below.Alpina ski reviewI bought the Alpina Lite Terrain Skis in 2010 for an intended trip on the Sierra Haute Route. This is an ambitious route through t
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An overturned big rig on Highway 299 about 18 miles east of Redding near Ingot blocked traffic for seven hours early this morning.
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My mother could sew exceptionally well. (Actually, she did almost everything exceptionally well, but that's another story for another analyst's couch.) I sew... kind of half-assed, mainly because I don't have much patience. I remember when I was in high school making a dress that I sewed the zipper in backwards three tim
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A few weeks back I linked to a YouTube video of some local downhill skateboarders. Here are some extreme trick bike riders. But here's a warning - this can be hazardous to your health (limbs, brain, spine, etc.) Excerpt...
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What: Mercy Hospice & Lynn E. Fritz - Grief: The Journey of Healing When: Tuesday, May 17, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Mercy Oaks Patio, out back by fountain Mercy Hospice & Lynn E. Fritz, licensed marriage and family therapist guide participants through an event "honoring ...
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When gold was discovered on Clear Creek In 1848, dense forests stretched for miles in every direction with great trees six and eight feet through and 100 ft. to the first limb. According to goldminer Abraham Cunningham who arrived here...
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An interesting article from the New York Times. They quote NAR as saying 40% of all sales are foreclosures, but I think the number is much higher here. I’ll check on that and write about it here. Meanwhile, the NYT article is a good jumping off point to gaining understanding the
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Come out today, Saturday May 14th, for the 3rd Annual Jefferson State Diesel Nationals! Diesel truck dynamometer, Diesel truck Drags & Diesel Sled Pulls, and more! Gates open at 9:00 am. Adults $10. Kids 6-12 $5. Military $5. Kids 5 and under free! Saturday May 14th!!
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Redding police arrested two men and are looking for a third in connection with a fight this morning on Churn Creek Road.
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A man suspected of shooting at another man Friday night at a Redding apartment complex turned himself in to Redding police this afternoon.
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A clerk at a Redding business was cited Friday night on suspicion of selling alcohol to a minor in a police sting.
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The Redding area will cool off today and a chance of showers is expected.
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This is a nice street in east Redding. The yards are generally large for urban homes; in fact this one is 95′ x 82′. It’s very nearby to many of the eastside amenities, and an easy walk to highly regarded Mistletoe School.
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For almost all of her almost eight decades, Jeanne Zimmerman has been gardening and for a good part of that time she has been growing - and loving - the elegance and hard-to-beat beauty of clematis flowers and vines. "The radiant colors, the long bloom time and the ease of growing them - here and [...]
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The problem with political committees is they reflect the people who appoint them. And when a chronically split Redding City Council named a committee to explore the pros and cons of a city charter, what did it get? A committee every bit as divided as the council.
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Cariann Gheen of Redding has bitten off one of the biggest issues out there: Educating north state consumers about the alleged health and environmental risks of genetically modified organisms in foods.
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Almost every American is relieved that justice has come to Osama bin Laden. However, the praise for President Barack Obama has reached nearly ludicrous extremes from worshippers like Thomas McGowan (letter, May 5). His lyric rhapsody included masterful, courageous, decisive, competent, personal expertise.
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I enjoy reading letters in the paper from your readers, and often want to write to you also, but don't because I know few people care what people over 70 years old think. However, after reading the criticism of the photo on page 8A of the May 2 paper, I'm compelled to write.
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I certainly agree with Robert Banker (letter, Wednesday) about the priorities of the Redding Police Department.
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To the family of Cpl. Preston Dennis, we would like to extend our sincerest condolences.
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In the wake of PIN pad tampering that may have compromised customer credit and debit card information, Michaels will replace every machine in its U.S. stores.
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RED BLUFF —There's a reason why they play the game.
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SHASTA LAKE — Lucky and good. The Central Valley High School baseball team was both Friday in an 11-4 Northern Section Division II playoff win over West Valley at Wynne Price Field.
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PALO CEDRO — Things weren't fully dark until after the game was over, but by then the Bobcats and whatever Friday the 13th hex was present already had put a startling end to the Cougars' baseball season.
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There's no question the north state has its fair share of athletes outside school athletics.
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Eight years ago, Minnesota Twins great and Hall of Fame baseball player Harmon Killebrew came to Redding to be the guest speaker at the Shasta College Celebrity Dinner/Auction.
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The Liberty Christian baseball team overcame a four-run deficit with two outs in the seventh inning to beat sixth-seeded Dunsmuir 7-6 in the opening round of the Northern Section Division V playoffs on Friday.
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I think this commenter must be referring to me. Two weeks in a row little cop hater Ross decides to publish anti-police letters along with the continuous bashing of law enforcement in general that he does in his blog. Poor...
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Bucking a trend seen at some of other north state charity events, Turtle Bay Exploration Park's 2011 auction raised more than $140,000 — a record.
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One of the north state's most popular short trails is open again after being closed last spring and summer.
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California's Department of Parks and Recreation is proposing to close up to 70 of its 278 parks due to budget cuts, including five in the north state.
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The 63rd annual Redding Rodeo Week kicks off today with a barbecue and dance at the Redding Rodeo Grounds and a week full of activities will follow.
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Redding may consider reopening Fire Station 2 on the west side using volunteers.
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Oregon man caught after he wrecks truck
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An Anderson resident was identified Friday as the woman who was hit and killed by a train Thursday afternoon in Cottonwood.
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A Hayfork man has sued a now-closed wood products plant alleging he was fired by his superiors because he had a cancerous brain tumor.
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Hiding underwater and under rocks, the bugs of Middle Creek are indicators of how well the waterway is doing.
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In 1911: Clair Exley of Red Bluff walked in his sleep across rocks and stumps from Weaverville to Red Bluff causing him to swath his face in bandages that only left room for his eyes to peep through. He looked like a newly wrapped mummy, and it was all because he possessed the unfortunate habit of somnambulism.
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Q: What is the deal with these dash cameras? Are they legal? Can they be placed anywhere on the dash? Can you have one front and rear? If there is an accident, can their info be used in court against someone?
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Want an up-close and personal history lesson?
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Prime 11 Cinemas in Anderson has dropped ticket prices for its matinees.
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I'm a huge fan of many of our state parks. When I heard Castle Crags --- Castle Crags! --- was on the newly released list of likely park closures, my first reaction, my second and third as well, was to...
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Statement from CA GOP that appeared in my e-mail box this afternoon: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mark Standriff May 13, 2011 916-448-9496 http://on.cagop.org/jVqoSw Jerry Brown's Washington Monument Strategy SACRAMENTO-- California Republican Party Communications Director Mark Standriff today issued the following...
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Shasta County deputies today arrested a 34-year-old Happy Valley man on suspicion of trying to arrange a meeting over the Internet with an underage girl for sex.
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A 68-year-old Shasta County man was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to 15 years to life in prison for sexually molesting a 7-year-old child, prosecutors announced this afternoon.
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'Party of No' draws a map toward 'Yes'
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Nadina Darrah, Redding
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CJ and MJ Widman, Redding
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Pat Lind, Shasta Lake
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Firefighters this afternoon quickly extinguished a small grass fire on the west side of southbound Interstate 5 just south of Lake Boulevard.
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"Hooklineandsinker" is our winner who guessed it correctly as the Hunt family house on Oak Run Road. Congratulations! Our winner has won a $10 gift certificate plus a winner's wall certificate from River City Java, our sponsor. Thank you River...
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Or so we are led to believe by the photo. Is it real or is it digital? Does it even matter? Either it was a once in a lifetime bonus moment for the real estate photographer, or it’s a masterful bit of software work. In this digi
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California State Parks plans to close up to 70 of its 278 parks due to budget cuts, including five in the north state.
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Can’t decide whether to grow heirloom or hybrid tomatoes? Try both. Heirloom tomatoes have rich flavor and come in unique colors and shapes. Their seeds can be saved and planted next season. Hybrids are crosses of two varieties. They are developed to be resistant to diseases, mature early and have high yields. Seeds of hy
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Redding.com's Home and Garden page has been updated. It has a new look, more information and is easier to use.
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A few simple items from and for the garden can be used to make a spring-theme hostess gift.
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Gardening classes and pond tour are upcoming events in the north state.
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An explosion may have sparked a fire that is consuming a detached garage at a home in far north Redding.
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Snails and slugs are destructive garden pests. Control works best when more than one strategy is used. Options are barriers, baits, handpicking and changing the way you water.
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A man driving an allegedly stolen truck tried various ways to elude pursuing CHP officers on Interstate Five Friday morning, including throwing his own prosthetic leg at them. A one-ton Dodge truck with a utility bed was reported stolen from the Klamath Falls area at around 4:30am. Weed Police saw the truck go through to
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I try to garden organically. Can you give me ideas for controlling weeds without toxic sprays?
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An Anderson woman was hit and killed by a train Thursday in Shasta County. The Sheriff’s Office was called to the tracks under the Interstate Five overpass near Cottonwood Creek just before 4:00 Thursday afternoon. 31 Year old Kristy Chambers was pronounced dead at the scene by fire department personnel. The incide
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Redding Police are looking for two men suspected of robbing a man at knife point. 23-year-old Jeffrey Chavez was walking on Tehama Street around 8:30 Thursday night when he was approached by two men. The suspects then reportedly grabbed Chavez. One of the men allegedly held a knife against the victim as the other suspect
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Longtime readers will recall this one as a prior FDotD. Looks like it’s been for sale since 2008, although it had not yet been foreclosed at that point. $699K sounded (sort-of) reasonable back then for a new 5,400 sqft 5/3 home on
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What pioneer family lived in this house? And what road does it sit alongside? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River...
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Marc's note on the charter advisory committee's split vote being unspurprising given that the members were appointed by a split City Council misses one detail that reinforces the point. Check out the roll call at the end of today's story....
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Here is another great opportunity to help support the Redding PD K9 program. These dogs are assigned to the patrol division and are an incredible asset to the officers on the street, especially with
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The World Series winning SF Giants pitcher is shown in splendid action here, through the technical marvel of a 1000 fps video. Ordinary video is about 30 frames per second, so this visual gives you a lot more detail and a chance to view a very fast action move with unprecedented clarity. The opportunity to see this
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While you are out and about for Rodeo Weekend, don't forget to stop by Lake Redding park to check out some classic cars, a peddler and craft fair and a BBQ cook off. Proceeds from this event will b
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No surprise that the Redding city charter exploration committee is split down the middle, given who appointed its ten members (a pretty much equally divided city council). My bet: The charter train will be derailed by Mayor Missy "In the...
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A minimal in-ground swimming pool costs about $35K to install. So, taken altogether we beli
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The far northern Sacramento Valley will see one last warm day today before unseasonably cool and showery weather sets in this weekend. Afternoon temperatures today will peak out around 80 degrees across the valley floor, according to the National Weather Service. The average high temperature in Redding on this da
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An Oregon man suspected of stealing a truck threw a fake leg at California Highway Patrol officers early this morning as he led them on a chase along Interstate 5 through the Sacramento River Canyon before wrecking the rig in north Redding.
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What: Fiddle Player Matt Hartz in Concert at Bohemian Art Loft When: Wednesday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. Where: Bohemian Art Loft 3304B Bechelli Lane Redding. 229-7818 Cost: $13 per person, $35 per family Texas-style fiddler Matt Hartz will dazzle you in this show presented in conjunction with the Old Time Fiddle Association. More
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Wouldn’t it be hunky-dory if your garden had great deep soil and just the right amount of sun and shade all year around? If your garden is perfect, stop. If it isn’t, read on. I will start a series that will provide a few tips to help you deal with abominable soil, way too much [...]
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Police are looking for two men who robbed another man Thursday night in downtown Redding.
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A year and a half ago, a troubled young man from the San Francisco Bay area took a bus to Redding, bought a BB gun at a sporting-goods shop and robbed a Cypress Avenue bank. Fleeing from Redding police officers while brandishing the replica handgun, he was shot 14 times and killed in a barrage of gunfire that also damaged s
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"I'm going to do my part to lead a constructive and civil debate on these issues." — Barack Obama, speech on immigration, El Paso, Texas, May 10
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To the family of Preston Dennis and especially his sweet wife, Heather:
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You don't know me and I never had the privilege of meeting you or your family. I'm just a civilian and a stranger with two young children and a product of my late father, an Army sharpshooter.
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9/11, The worst attack on our country since Pearl Harbor. The financial crisis and the resulting Great Recession; nothing like it since the Great Depression. Enough said.
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The Republicans in the House of Representatives are demanding big concessions or they won't raise the debt ceiling.
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Foothill High School football player and two-time Record Searchlight defensive MVP Mitchell McCarthy received the one and only walk-on spot to play football for Div. I Boise State University in the fall.
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Any baseball team that has played Central Valley High School in a series this season knows how difficult it is to pull out two victories against the Falcons.
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ANDERSON — The Cubs got their first league title since 2005.
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Enterprise High School senior Domenic D'Acquisto has gained another accolade to an already-polished resume.
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Redding's 10-member Charter Exploratory Committee is split on whether the City Council should spend more time looking into a city charter.
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A woman was hit and killed by a train Thursday afternoon in Cottonwood.
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Army Cpl. Preston Dennis was laid to rest Thursday at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo during a funeral service with full military honors.
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Just a week after losing their first potential client, Redding officials Tuesday may approve another land-for-jobs deal at Stillwater Business Park.
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The Redding School District spent $76,378 this year on an investigation into thefts and other personnel issues at Sycamore Elementary School in Redding.
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Emmett Gordon Baugh, who once owned the largest fleet of logging trucks in California and was co-founder of St. Luke's Anglican Church in Redding, died Monday at Northern California Rehabilitation Hospital in Redding. He was 88.
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Buckeye School of the Arts' new multipurpose building still had that new gym smell.
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As Melissa Morris and Myah Rocha stood outside Grant Elementary School at the edge of Placer Avenue, they clutched paper American flags they'd made this week in their left hands and kept their right hands over their hearts.
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State water officials are fining the city of Redding $72,000 for a January spill of chlorine-rich water into the Sacramento River from its Stillwater Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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Another furniture store is coming to Redding.
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In 1911: State Engineer Nat Ellery called for bids to complete the Shasta, Trinity and Humboldt state highway from the lower gap of the Mad River to the North Fork of the Trinity River to connect with the state highway between Humboldt County and the road from Weaverville to Red Bluff.
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NEWS RELEASE DATE/TIME: 05-11-2011 @ 1340 hours. CONTACT OFFICER: Detective John Meeker CASE # 10-6631 BY: Detective John Meeker #165 CRIME/INCIDENT: 211 PC – Robbery, 459 PC – Residential Burglary, 245(a)(1) PC - Assault W/Deadly Weapon, 236 PC – False Imprisonment LOCATION: 2o,ooo block of Roff Way, Burney, Ca., 96
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CRIME/INCIDENT: Train vs. pedestrian LOCATION: Cottonwood Creek under the Interstate 5 overpass, Cottonwood VICTIM(S): Identity being withheld pending next of kin notification SUSPECTS(S): N/A SYNOPSIS: On 05/12/11, at approximately 1554 hours (3:54 p.m.), deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office responded to a re
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The California Parks Co., or CalParks, has added several lakes to the list of public lands at which it operates visitor services.
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Other than a generalized disgruntlement with Washington, D.C. --- one that's not hard to understand --- can someone explain to me the current of conservative enthusiasm for repealing the 17th Amendment, which allowed for the direct election of U.S. senators,...
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A woman was hit and killed by a train this afternoon in Cottonwood.
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Agency: Shasta Women's Refuge
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Pickett planning anexciting end to season
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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Tom Wood, Redding
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Natalie and Gary Cox, Fall River Mills
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Stan Little, Old Station
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Immigration push is all politics
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Julie Bey, Cottonwood
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BB-gun bill would divide threats, toys
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Champion fiddler Matthew Hartz will appear in a special concert and host a workshop next week in Redding.
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U.S. Army Cpl. Preston Dennis was laid to rest today at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo following a funeral service with full military honors befitting a hero.
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Always a blast to participate at the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce’s Thursday morning Greeter’s Meeting at the Win River Event Center in Redding. Big fun in our small town. You can even watch in Hi-Def. Our thanks to the Chamber, and to Win River. Business networking, it’s Really Redd
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Bravo to the Shasta County clerk and the GIS wizards at Shasta County, who've put the old and proposed new maps of supervisor districts online in a handy map that lets you zoom into to any neighborhood around the border...
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Redding may approve another land-for-jobs deal Tuesday at Stillwater Business Park just a week after losing its first potential tenant.
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This coming weekend feels like the last chance to breathe for a while. Sure, there are things going on, including ArtHop in downtown and “uptown” Redding and the Redding Rodeo Association kickoff barbecue on Saturday evening at the rodeo grounds. But things are going to start getting hectic. Next week is Redding Rodeo W
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The funeral procession for Cpl. Preston Dennis of Redding passed this afternoon through town.
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State water officials are fining the City of Redding $72,000 for a January spill of chlorine-rich water into the Sacramento River from its Stillwater Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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Two teenagers have been sentenced to Prison for a home invasion robbery they committed in Burney. On March 7th of last year in the middle of the afternoon, Pauline Montgomery and Vern Pro Ward, both 18-years old at the time, knocked on the apartment door of Michael Furney on Roff Way in Burney. When he didn’t answe
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An Oregon man has been arrested for allegedly ripping his way into a Jeep in order to burglarize it. At around 4:45 Wednesday afternoon, Red Bluff Police were called to the Red Bluff Home Depot on reports of a vehicle burglary in progress. When Officers arrived, they saw Randall Crow walking away from a damaged Jeep. The
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A Corning man is going to Prison for fighting. Justin Case Pelaiz has previous convictions, including for shoplifting and drug possession. In November of 2009, Pelaiz was in a Corning business when he and a companion attacked a man and began beating him before he was able to escape. For that case, Pelaiz was given Probat
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During a meeting next Monday afternoon, the Redding City Council will meet as the Redding Redevelopment Agency as they try to hammer out a couple of property deals. One item is the approval of property acquisition and settlement agreements for the lot at the northeast corner of Court and Yuba Streets. That medical office
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A motorcyclist suffered shin and hand injuries in a collision with a car early this afternoon at Yuba and East streets in Redding.
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The Record Searchlight has compiled databases showing details from more than 600 missing persons cases from across California, including 17 in Shasta County.
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Northern California's next incorporated city? It may well be "Emerald City," the Eureka Times-Standard reports. And, no, it's not that southern Humboldt County is chock-full of "Wizard of Oz" fans. A group of Southern Humboldt residents are hoping to capture...
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1. Shasta High School’s “The Music Man” 7 p.m. through Saturday at David Marr Auditorium, 2200 Eureka Way # B, Redding. Classic musical is performed by the Shasta High School Music Department. Features a cast of more than 70 students and live orchestra led by Lou Polcari. Tickets are $10 to $15; available at the
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A correspondent with an eye to plugging the leaks in the public finances sends a link to this L.A. Weekly item about the latest fine use to which our redevelopment money is being put: ​We told you it was happening,...
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Artist Sherrie Allan is proud to call herself a true “Reddingite.” She remembers when the Carnegie Library stood proudly and the dream of I-5 was evident in the plowed fields. Now she lives blocks from her childhood home, in what people used to refer to as Enterprise. Allan’s life has been full of challenges, includin
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Lucky are the folks who live or work near Four Corners, the traditional name for the intersection of Churn Creek Road and Hartnell Avenue in east Redding. The northeast corner of that junction is home to Cup of Joe, a family-owned café that boasts some utterly sinful coffee drinks made with locally roasted beans, nine kind
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Sometimes there’s a place that’s right for its time. Some might consider Raymond’s to be such a place.
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Just like in the 1800s, it's that time of the year to roundup the cattle in Shasta County. The roundups aren't conducted like they were in the early days though. Way back then they were driven from one place to...
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People who come to know Ash Cooper through his rodeo entertainer persona, “Crash” Cooper, are often surprised to find that the crazy clown is a serious and sought-after western artist. Likewise, those who first come to know Ash through his art are often amazed that he has a quirky, goofy clown persona. Such is the life
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It's a question that's come up following last week's news that Southern Aluminum Finishing won't build in Stillwater Business Park. I emailed Redding City Manager Kurt Starman. His response: "No, SAF terminated the transaction prior to the close of escrow. The City still owns Lot 7. Cushman & Wakefiel
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• Take Flight • Roll Out The Barrel • Wine & Music • In With Zin • Go North
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On the radio this morning, Chief Peter Hansen sez over the past year and a half, due to budget cuts and layoffs in his department, police response times have gone from an average of 11 minutes to around 12 ½...
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Children of military families face enormous challenges when one or both parents are deployed overseas. Realizing that, the toy industry and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America created a program that distributes toys to children at military bases with the highest rate of deployment.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are brandish, forbid and manage.Invitation“You’re certainly not the man I though you were,” she cried through an expensive silk hanky. “And I forbid you to make a fool of me one more time.”
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are brandish, forbid and manage.Invitation“You’re certainly not the man I though you were,” she cried through an expensive silk hanky. “And I forbid you to make a fool of me one more time.”
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The green of spring has busted out big time. The catnip, tomatoes and basil are getting a good misting. Everybody looks good. There was evidence of critters digging about in the fresh dirt inside the boxes. Chicken wire is in place to keep out the squirrels. Was it  our feathered friends ? Early morning shots [...]
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Here are a few upcoming sales of government owned homes that are not yet listed in our local MLS. Most are not priced yet, but we can keep you informed if you have an interest in any of these: Property Status: PRE-LISTING Address City County St Bed Bath List Price Broker Zip Code: 96001
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Skies will clear this morning over the far northern Sacramento Valley and afternoon temperatures will waft into the mid-70s, according to the National Weather Service. The average high temperature in Redding on this date is 79 degrees. Winds today will be much lighter than they were Wednesday, forecasters
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“Death reveals a lot about life and the way it’s lived,” says Eric Knapp, an ecologist for the National Forest Service. Eric’s proclamation is a culmination of thoughts and emotions that developed over the course of a two-year project that melded science with art. The project, “Life Uprooted,” is a photographic
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What: Writers Forum Multi-Genre Critique Workshop When: Saturday (May 14), 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial Hall, Redding CA (click for directions) A team of experienced authors will lead a four-hour, multi-genre critique workshop. Categories include book-length, nonfiction, novels, short
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Every day as I'm going about my business, I cross from the east to the west side of Redding. I pass over the Sacramento River, one of our most valuable natural resources, without a thought. But the river and its watershed are a habitat for birds and fish, provide a highway for spawning salmon and irrigate our [...]
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he Tea Party members who were celebrating Constitution Week were the ones who were wronged, and now that has spread to every citizen in Redding.
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I resent the implication in Patte Jelavich's "Speak Your Piece" that those who are against the Redding library's leafleting policy don't form their own opinions or "read and listen to a variety of sources."
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The news out of House Speaker John Boehner's speech to the New York Economic Club was his demand for "cuts of trillions, not just billions" before the debt ceiling can be raised. Not just broad deficit-reduction targets, the Ohio Republican insisted, but "actual cuts and program reforms."
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In Sacramento, teachers this week are protesting potential budget cuts that they argue would devastate the public schools. In Redding, meanwhile, high school teachers are complaining their district has entirely too much cash in the bank and demanding a 5.5 percent, one-year raise.
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Formulas are not always going to be correct when it comes to predicting playoff brackets for any sport.
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A year ago, the Simpson University softball team finished fourth at the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national softball tournament.
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PALO CEDRO — Stretching back for the past few years when it came to Foothill High School baseball, you always knew the Cougars had one thing.
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The Redding Amateur Wrestling Club placed fifth at the North Area Wrestling Association Championships at Shasta High School over the weekend.
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April numbers from a national database suggest the foreclosure crisis that has rocked the local housing market is far from over.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge Wednesday ordered Jacob Daniel Berlinghoff to stand trial on charges that he fondled his now-16-year-old daughter three years ago.
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State Sen. Doug LaMalfa says he lost a battle to keep the state from using $4 million in fishing license revenue to pay for timber restoration projects, but his fight isn't over.
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Sid Nobles of Redding (left) greets Bob Kersh, also of Redding, Wednesday during a rededication service for the Living Memorial park at the Northern California Service Center off Airport Road in Redding.
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A Yakima, Wash. woman and her five-year-old son were hurt Tuesday afternoon in a solo wreck on Highway 97 after their car lost a front wheel.
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This boating season is going to be a little different for Jim Wiegand.
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Six local artists to be featured at this Saturday's ArtHop have more than just their art in common — they've all suffered from mental illnesses.
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A memorial service will be held today for longtime Shasta High School football coach and teacher George Economou.
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In 1911: The Redding Undertaking Company made a clean sweep of the contracts for burying city and county dead. County burials were to be made for $10 and hospital burials for $9.50. The mileage will be 25 cents one way.
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Ed Marek is excited about picking up his brand new electric car in Petaluma on Friday, but he has a problem — there are no "quick charge" stations around Shasta County.
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D&B Sausage Company in Redding has opened at 1244 Hartnell Ave.
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I started seeing them a few years back. Children with red, swollen hands, littered with bleeding cracks and scales.
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BloodSource is currently in need of O- donors as well as all blood types.
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Ah, the bucket list. How many of us have a list of things we would like to do and a checkoff list of things we have accomplished?
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Health tip: Mental health
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Large reserves? Teachers should thank district
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The Fox News reporter in this segment on a veterans organization's bizarre hangups in trying to build a memorial in the Santa Barbara County town of Orcutt turns up the cheap belligerence a little high for my tastes, but I...
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Large reserves? Teachers should thank district
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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 gave up his legal right today to have a preliminary hearing and is scheduled to begin standing trial in September.a prosecutor said.
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Well, not to be buried in. It needs you to help clean it up and enjoy a day of history while doing a service for your community. Beverages, utensils, plates, napkins and chair for lunch will be provided. You bring...
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When the big natural gas pipeline blew up in San Bruno last September, it got a lot of attention.  It killed 8 people, and not in a good way. So, how do you know if there’s a buried pipeline near the house you’re buying? First A
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It’s been most of the week that I have been stitching on Freddie’s face. I really wanted the eyes heavily done up with eyeliner, a Freddie in the 70s look, the glam Freddie. I am hoping to get the planes of his face, the high cheekbones, more accentuated in the final stuffing when I sew [...]
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A 27-year-old motorcyclist was killed Tuesday in South Redding when a Cement Truck made a turn into his path. Johnathon Neils of Palo Cedro was riding a 2003 Honda 600 south on Highway 273 near Branstetter Lane, when the collision occurred. Although there was moderate traffic volume, it was some time before a witness cou
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May is Mental Health Month, and myths about mental illness frequently spread fear and inaccurate perceptions of people living with mental health problems. This stigma can lead to discrimination and discourage people from seeking the help they need, a significant problem when one in five people struggle with mental illness.
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Details have been released in the shooting of a Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputy last month near Whiskeytown Lake. On April 22nd, Park Rangers requested assistance in locating two people wanted on drug-related charges. A number of Deputies participating in a Shasta Anti-Gang Enforcement Operation were in the area, an
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C-H-P Investigators in Siskiyou County are trying to figure out how a vehicle can accelerate to 100 miles per hour after losing a wheel. At about One O’clock Tuesday afternoon, 37-year-old Alicia Jimenez and her 5-year-old son Jason Mendez, both of Yakima, Washington, were northbound on Highway 97 south of Juniper
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A pair of suspects in last week’s murder in Willow Creek have One Million Dollar arrest warrants on their heads.  26-year-old Samantha Machado, a-k-a Samantha Smoker, and 36-year-old Bruce Stallings-Hunsucker are sought for the shooting of 50-year-old Darrell Hanger Senior, who was killed in shootout with burglary
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William Voegli's long political profile of Jerry Brown is longer on history than on breaking news, but is well worth reading as a take on how our governor got where he is. Memorable quote: Jerry Brown won't be remembered, then,...
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So asks a correspondent, referring to the gated north Redding community, who e-mailed this link to a New York Times story about the Feds deciding to no longer guarantee big mortgages. Realtors in pricey communities like Monterrey are predicting more...
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In 1925, a Mr. Thompson began planting persimmon trees on his land bordering Cottonwood Creek east of the original location of the railroad depot. Thompson also planted watermelons in-between the trees which he sold in great quantities in Anderson and...
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OK, let me get this straight. Some SmartMeter haters take umbrage that their liberties are being trampled by PG&E workers who are barging on to their property to install the new technology. And how is that different from the old-fashioned meter reader who walked your property monthly to check your gas
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Sorry that once again it has been awhile. Been having lots of knee issues. Nothing out of the ordinary, just enough pain to stop things for awhile. I learned the hard way not to get on my computer if I...
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They may seemed divorced from economic reality, but who can blame Shasta High School District teachers for asking for the moon (a 5.5 percent pay increase) when they read about administrators like SCOE's Tom Armelino, who earlier this year got...
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  Welcome to Shasta Hills Estates | A Place to Call Home   COMMUNITY DESCRITPION                            Located in Redding, CA, Shasta Hills Estates is a gated active adult
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Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Judge Jack Halpin sits on the bench illegally": Here, here! Halpin, Van Schooten, Becky Andrews, Verlin Johnson, Richard Bay, court-psychs and the crooked-Clerks are all worse than jokes. And no one is laughing.
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Great invention by none other than Rodney Miller.
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Remove the big bush in front of this 1910 built Duplex and realize an instant increase in value based on curb appeal alone. If only the rest of the renovation was that easy, this historic looking investment property would already be priced h
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A Yakima, Wash. woman and her five-year-old son were hurt Tuesday afternoon in a solo wreck on Highway 97 after their car lost a front wheel.
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The far northern Sacramento Valley is in for another seasonably warm afternoon under partly cloudy skies. Those clouds could herald a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters peg rainfall chances around 20 percent. Afternoon temperatures to
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One of the sad and dangerous signs of our times is how many people are enthralled by words, without bothering to look at the realities behind those words.
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The ongoing battle of the sexes. What keeps us at arm's length or living with frustration? Is it communication styles? Opposing needs? Physical differences? I recently asked a group of men and women on Facebook to answer some important questions. More than 200 responses came back, approximately 70 percent from women and 30
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Gini Holmes is a traditionally trained print maker (lithography) who has turned to more experimental means by which to create her images. Born in Long Beach, CA, Gini received her BFA from Stanford University in lithography and painting, studying under Nathan Oliviera, Frank Lobdell and Keith Boyle. She received her Master
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, aNewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party, featuring live music by Dan Krikorian If you're familiar with Dan Krikorian, you know his music is just as much about the poetic power of his lyrics as it is the melodies, all of which can range from infectiously upbea
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Inside Redding's Bohemian Art Loft lives a mysterious entity known as Theater Lab, a small experimental company with leanings toward the avant-garde. In April, Theater Lab gave us "The Absurdists." This May 20 to May 22, the Bohemians present their second installment of minimalist productions in the form of Three Comedie
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In the best of circumstances, economic development is hard.
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I have a lot of respect for the police force in Redding. However, some of the "policies" make me question certain motives.
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On May 2, Mac Taylor, the California legislative analyst, wrote a report regarding school district consolidation called "How Small is Too Small? An Analysis of School District Consolidation." This analysis recommends that all school districts with 100 or fewer students be "lapsed" into surrounding school dis
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I love pies, but have had little success with homemade crusts, which I much prefer to those in the grocery stores. Any tips to help me improve? Here are six tips for perfect pies and tarts:
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PARADISE – The best golfers find a way to get it done.
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PALO CEDRO — Tuesday's game here looked more like the usual May version of Spartans softball.
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The Redding Christian Lions softball team swept a doubleheader with pitcher Dylan Hermann picking up the 12-5 and 10-0 wins against Mercy on Tuesday.Hermann faced just 16 batters in the second game, one over the minimum in the five-inning contest. She recorded 14 strikeouts on the day and went 3-for-5.
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The Northern Section boys tennis team championships are set for this week and Shasta is looking to win its second consecutive section championship and its ninth in school history.
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Sorry to disappoint the normally astute commenter Emil Shue, who criticized the appearance in response to a post earlier today but retired federal Judge Vaughn Walker -- most recently famous for throwing out Proposition 8's ban on same-sex marriage as...
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A Palo Cedro motorcyclist killed in a wreck Tuesday morning on Highway 273 at Branstetter Lane in south Redding was identified as Johnathon Neils. He was 27.
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Amid concerns from ratepayers that include reports of inaccurate readings, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. wants to give customers the option — for a cost — to turn off the wireless technology of their SmartMeters.
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About 75 teachers showed up at the Shasta High School District board of trustees Tuesday night to send a message.
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The body of a 23-year-old Redding soldier killed in action last month in Afghanistan arrived Tuesday morning at the Redding Municipal Airport as part of his final journey home.
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Report says gun discharged as dog lunged
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Hearing is set for today
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Six-year-old Xiomara Luna competes in the long jump Tuesday during the Tehama County Special Olympics. Some 250 students with disabilities competed. About 200 volunteers from Red Bluff High School and 100 volunteers from other area schools helped run the Olympics.
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North state gold miners eager to return to suction dredging will have to wait another half-year to learn whether they'll be allowed to return to streams and rivers.
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A Platina man who is accused of fatally shooting a Redding man's dog in March told Shasta County deputies that he believed the animal was vicious and was coming at him, a sheriff's report shows.
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In 1911: William Stevens won the contract to build a bridge across China Gulch near Clear Creek. The steel structure was to include concrete floors and approaches. It was proposed to be 75 feet long and 8 feet wide. Expected cost was $4,426.00.
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Shasta County supervisors, who have clashed with the U.S. Forest Service for years, now say they fear the agency is trying to enact a new planning rule that would stifle all communication between them.
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The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in greater Redding jumped 11 cents to $4.23 a gallon, AAA Northern California reported Tuesday.
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ETNA JR. RODEO A WHOLE LOT OF FAMILY FUN
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For years the Sacramento RiverTrain (Woodland, CA) has suffered from continuous robberies by bandits along its tracks. On Sunday, May 15, the fear of robbery is heightened due to the precious cargo being carried: Girl Scout Cookies.
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ETNA RODEO WINNER AND RESULTS
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Seniors Finding A Way To Help in the Fight Against Cancer.
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Clinton Wahl, a 1991 Shasta High Graduate and active duty Major in the USAF, has graduated from the University of Maryland with a Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree. Major Wahl attended the University of Maryland on an Air Force scholarship. He currently lives in Odenton, Maryland, with his wife, Tracy, and sons Austin
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Our state senator has been waging a crusade against the state's gazillion-dollar high-speed rail project since the day he took office. So far, a bill he introduced in December to stop financing the rail line has gone nowhere, but his...
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So Siskiyou County Supervisor Marcia Armstrong wrote to the Citizens Redistricting Commision in a comment opposing any crackpot notion of putting the North Coast and inland areas in the same political districts: As Fifth District Supervisor of Siskiyou County (western),...
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The shooting of a Shasta County Sheriff’s deputy last month at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area was an accident, investigators from the Redding Police Department said today.
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The owners of this historic home have asked me to help them find a caretaker to live on their property. You will need your own trailer. They will provide free electricity. There is no pay involved. It is a trade-off:...
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The body of a 23-year-old Redding soldier killed in action last month in Afghanistan arrived this morning at the Redding Municipal Airport as part of his final journey home.
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I can be thick-skulled and forgetful sometimes, but I realized this morning that my reaction to the bill to ban real-looking pellet guns (short version: I approve) was based not just on stories from distant cities but on ugly events...
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Proposition 8 -- the 2008 constitutional amendment to bar same-sex marriage in California -- and the court case challenging it has proven one of the longest- and hottest-burning controversies in recent memory. Curious what the federal judge who ruled Prop....
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Why, he had bigger and better fish to catch. Rather than claim Rancho de Briesgau on the eastern side of the Sacramento River in Shasta County, he was offered something much better by John Sutter: Fort Ross on the coast....
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. BEST BITES EUREKA — Pacific halibut are the main target until May 15 when area anglers will be able to start fishing for bottomfish and salmon. The Pacific halibut bite has been pretty good when the weather cooperates, with Captain Tim Klassen on Reel Steel scoring boat limits
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My news on the house is not good. I (and many others) were very saddened when we left last night's meeting. In a nutshell, we were told the house will be moved and the trees will stay - however, one...
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At least, if you're one of the rare creatures who manages to live near "deep-sea vents" on the ocean floor. ScienceDaily has a report that pyrite is in fact a vital nutrient: ScienceDaily (May 9, 2011) -- Similar to humans,...
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A Redding man accused of fondling his now 16-year-old daughter three years ago is set for a preliminary hearing.
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A Palo Cedro motorcyclist killed in a wreck this morning at Highway 273 and Branstetter Lane in south Redding was identified this afternoon as Johnathon Richard Neils. He was 27.
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What: Free Suicide Prevention Training When: Wednesday, May 11, 10:30 a.m. to noon Where: Shasta Public Library, Redding, CA (directions) A free suicide prevention training is planned from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 11, at the Redding Library. The “Question, Persuade, Refer” (QPR) training is presented by the Sha
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What: Pecha Kucha Night No. 5 When: May 13, 7 p.m. Where: The Atrium, Redding Downtown Promenade Cost: Free with free refreshments by Licada Catering Pecha Kucha is an evening of community enthusiasm, expressed through PowerPoint ...
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An 18-year-old man remains in critical condition this morning after he was stabbed Saturday evening at a party in Dorris.
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The Burch Creek Ranch in Richfield reported a green Honda Recon ATV stolen some time between Saturday and early Monday afternoon. Someone cut the lock on a storage container in an orchard on the ranch and stole the ATV, valued at $1,600, Tehama County Sheriff's deputies said. Deputies said they have no le
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Suddenly and for the first time, Judge Halpin has all 13 volumes of family law case #149117, the suspicion is that after all the  light shined on his antics lately and with the threat of appellate court; he maybe be trying to remove all his inappropriate and irregular actions in this record.Yes we know
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Judge Jack Halpin currently sits as presiding judge over family court, Halpin has been on the bench here in Shasta County for the last 17 years under the guise of a retired temporary judge. An assignment out of the "Assigned Judges Program" is supposed to last for 60 days and in emergency circumstances.
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This is a big 2005 style house on some relatively flat acreage down a gravel road just north of Gold Hills Golf Course. We firs
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Lani Kitkowski of the Shasta County "CPPA" demonstrated on the court house steps and the steps of City Hall yesterday virtually alone, one marginalized mother against the system.Other members were apparently afraid to show up for fear of retaliation, even though Kitkowski has helped most, or all of them with
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area firefighters plan to burn 23 acres today near Highway 299 and Shasta.
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Afternoon temperatures across the far northern Sacramento Valley today will rebound to around 81 degrees after a mild start to the work week. The average high temperature in Redding on this date is 78 degrees. North to northwest winds will blow again today, but not repeat Monday’s breezy gusts. Winds sh
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George Economou, renowned from 1957 through 1977 as a popular Shasta High School sports coach, physical education teacher and drivers training instructor, died May 5 at his Redding home. He was 86. Born Nov. 2, 1924, in Sacramento, Calif., to Theodora and Peter Economou, George was the middle child born to his Greek immigr
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In California landscapes where plants and animals alike have adapted over time to live with fire, there's some justification for embracing wildland blazes as a force that is as much a part of nature as the rain and the wind. But the north state's small towns and rural suburbs are not among the places that thrive on
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Critics have called the springtime Jerry Brown road show — mostly staged in schools in Republican legislative districts and interrupted briefly when he needed a small growth removed from his nose — little more than a tactic aiming to pressure GOP lawmakers into allowing a special election on the tax extensions s
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I have no sorrow over the death of Osama bin Laden, but the celebrations were a bit too much.
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Can anyone clearly explain why, since last the May 1 killing of bin Laden, we have gone from one explanation to another as to exactly how the events took place in Pakistan?
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We need to pass a welfare voting rights act. It is pretty simple really. If you receive money from the government that is not payment for goods and services, you do not get to vote.
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The Central Valley High School baseball team might be the biggest supporter of a neutral championship site for the Northern Section baseball playoffs.
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The Liberty Christian High School baseball team wrapped up the regular season by routing University Prep 12-2 at home Monday.
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CHICO – For the second straight year, the Enterprise duo of Chris McGalliad and Zach McMahon were denied an Eastern Athletic League prep tennis championship.
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What: Men of Worth and John Hoban concert When: 8 p.m. Saturday (May 14) Where: Old City Hall, 1313 Market St., Redding Tickets: $18 at door or in advance by calling 241-7320 It has been over 10 years since Men of Worth performed ...
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Dee Carter (left), of Redding, watches as her boyfriend, Francisco Chavez, also of Redding, is tended to by rescue workers after being hit by a car driven by Patrick McGee, 44. Chavez was riding toward the Sacramento River in the bike lane on Parkview Avenue when McGee turned left onto Freebridge Street from Parkview Avenu
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The project manager for a new Shasta County Courthouse had some encouraging, as well as discouraging, words Monday for those hoping to save a grove of old-growth trees and a historic building that sit on the downtown site where the new complex would be constructed.
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RED BLUFF — A man was found dead at a Madison Street duplex after firefighters responded to a blaze this morning.
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The Children's Place, the largest children's specialty apparel retailer in North America, will open in the Mt. Shasta Mall later this year.
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A shift in the Shasta County district attorney's office prompted the departure of one of its senior prosecutors who specialized in homicide cases.
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In 1911: Ernest Giles returned to his home at Balls Ferry from the Sisters' Hospital at Sacramento where he had been for a month. Two years ago Giles had his right ankle broken in a fall and the bone did not heal. After a consultation of physicians, it was decided to amputate his leg below the knee.
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A 23-year-old Redding man killed late last month in Afghanistan is coming home today.
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As Redding celebrates its 63rd annual Rodeo Week beginning this weekend, the Shasta Historical Society is sponsoring a lecture Saturday looking back at the rodeo in its formative years.
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There's a massive new curtain being installed at Whiskeytown Lake to cool water released into the Sacramento River for the sake of salmon eggs.
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A 23-year-old Redding man killed late last month in Afghanistan is coming home today.
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Interesting meeting at Redding's City Hall this evening. The crowd of around 75 was almost universally opposed to the Administrative Office of the Courts' present buildings plans, which do not hold room for the Dobrowsky House. (The single exception among...
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Atomic Tattoo has opened in downtown Redding.
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The Gateway Unified School District Board of Trustees Monday began reviewing superintendent applications.
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Firefighters have contained what the California Highway Patrol described as several small fires along Interstate 5 just south of Fawndale Road.
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What: What’s All This About the Deaf World? When: Thursday, May 12, 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Shasta College Social Studies Building, Room 802 Students from the Shasta College American Sign Language (ASL) IV Class will present an unusual and fun evening dedicated to educating the community about the deaf culture and language. T
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See who was at what recent events in the north state.
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Make no mistake. Osama bin Laden was brought to justice by the will of the American people and by the skill and bravery of a small band of commandos willing to die in service to their country.
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There's the classic tale of the movie star who gets discovered at the soda fountain. It wasn' t quite that glamorous for Penny Bloodhart. Her acting career began in the soup section at Ray's Supermarket in Mount Shasta, where she encountered Joan Lucas, the co-founder of the Senior Theater at the College of the Siskiyous.
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I'm pretty well down with the NRA's interpretation of the 2nd Amendment's protection of the law-abiding citizen's right to self-defense. I'm not all sure what that has to do with the right of merchants to sell replica pellet guns that...
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In his Sunday column, David Benda pointed to the generally lackluster record of accomplishment for the state's "enterprise zones," which give businesses various tax credits for hiring. Now, on the one hand, I'd have to say that if you establish...
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A Redding man was injured this afternoon when a car hit him while he was riding a bike in Redding's Parkview neighborhood.
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Q. How should a person of faith respond to Osama bin Laden’s death? Throughout history there have been men and women I believe have been possessed by Satan. Only evil can plot and plan to destroy a human life, be it one person or thousands. Osama bin Laden, I believe, was a man possessed. Yet while he was alive he would h
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Loyal readers of A News Café know that May is mental health month. For me and many of the people I know, nothing works better for maintaining mental health than daily exercise. And, as I always say, signing your name to an event entry form is the best motivation for exercise. Even people who are [...]
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A 75-year-old Lewiston woman was found safe after spending the night stuck in her wrecked car. At about 4:30 last Wednesday afternoon, Bill Nies reported to the C-H-P that his wife was missing. Apparently, Betty Nies had been following her husband from Redding to Trinity Center when they became separated, and he lost sig
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Hundreds of local Americans gathered at Redding Airport Tuesday as a chartered plane delivered a flag-draped casket containing the body of one of our own. 23-year-old Army Specialist Preston Dennis died on April 28th in Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province from wounds sustained when his unit was hit by an improvised exp
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RED BLUFF – A man was found dead at a Madison Street duplex after firefighters responded to a blaze this morning.
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An important meeting has been called for late this afternoon by the judicial people in charge of the construction of the new Redding courthouse. Their meeting announcement doesn't mention whether or not people from the audience will be allowed to...
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"For over 200 years, the people of this great nation have been protected by our law enforcement officers. There isn’t a single day, a single moment, when these officers are not looking out for our well-be
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Springtime Redding weather leads inevitably to thoughts of camping trips and starry nights. I ran across this webcam for Lassen Park that reminds us that the high country is still in late Winter at this point. Very pretty, nonetheless. Here’s the link the
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At least when it comes to the local tree ordinance, they are. This letter (sent anonymously, for whatever reason) argues that it would be a travesty to cut the trees at Yuba and Oregon streets for a new courthouse and...
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A 23-year-old Redding man killed late last month in Afghanistan is coming home tomorrow.
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That's writer William Bradley's takeaway after watching California's two major parties' political conventions this spring. His conclusion: Too bad California's body politic doesn't have the same option. Because for most Californians in the mainstream, neither party show had much to...
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In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. What beg
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THE "AOC" HAS DECIDED TO MAKE THE LONG TRIP UP AND LISTEN TO ARGUMENTS ABOUT SAVING SOME TREES AND AN OLD BUILDING.They have ignored the years worth of outcries and proof of this courts corruption and practice of taking children away from good parents and the fact that judge Jack Halpin is an "temporaryily assigned ju
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A hopeful bubble of activity for Redding’s Stillwater Industrial Park has popped. Southern Aluminum Finishing Company had developed plans to become the first tenant at the city-owned park. Redding has spent many millions of taxpayer dollars to prepare “shovel-ready” sites for manufacturers to build on.
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The Shasta County Citizens Redistricting Advisory Committee has published its proposed plan, and is requesting comments from the public. The redistricting effort is underway and its goal is to equalize populations among county supervisorial districts. Maps can be viewed online by visiting
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Two women were stabbed during a fight at a Redding bar. Officers were called to The Sports Bar on Lake Boulevard just before two o’clock Sunday morning to reports of a fight in progress. Police say two very intoxicated women, later identified as 26-year-old Alissa Rudnitski and 48-year-old Norma Patterson, were fig
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A recently-adopted policy that restricts free speech on Redding Library grounds has been suspended by a court order. The American Civil Liberties Union and Tea Party activists find themselves shoulder to shoulder in the battle against the policy, which was adopted by the Library Board of Trustees on April 18th. The ̶
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Redding Police have arrested a suspect in the January armed robbery and pistol-whipping of a man in a downtown parking lot, and two other unrelated arrests were made in the course of the investigation. On January 13th at 3:38 in the afternoon, 25-year-old Dylan Roachcarr of Millville was in the parking lot of the Pine St
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A 5-month-old baby was killed and his mother suffered major injuries in a rollover crash on Dersch Road. Just before 8 o’clock Wednesday night, Ramona Wollberg was westbound east of Parkville Drive when she swerved to miss a deer, lost control, overturned and collided with a utility pole. Wollberg and her 5-month-o
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Upside down on your home? You might turn your Second Mortgage into unsecured debt with a bankruptcy. That’s the upshot of this brief article from the San Jose Mercury News. From what we can tell, this strategy may be worth knowing for some Northstate homeowners who find themselves upside down on their mortgage (owi
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Buy this 1962 HUD home for less than it sold in 2002, and actually closer to the price it sold for
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The northern Sacramento Valley is in for a breezy and unseasonably mild day. North to northwest winds will blow steadily at speeds up to 15 mph with gusts up to 23 mph, according to the National Weather Service. These winds will continue tonight into Tuesday. Temperatures this afternoon will top out aroun
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Welcome to aNewsCafe.com's maiden session of the Literary Minds Book Club, brought to you by the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency. The book club is a brainchild of the HHSA's Community Education Committee. The committee includes representatives ...
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What: A six-week Healthier Living Workshop When: Every Tuesday from May 10 to Jun 14, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Where: Hill Country Health and Wellness Clinic in Round Mountain People living with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, lung disease, chronic pain and others are invited ...
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He was one of the Walker Brothers - though they weren't brothers and their name wasn't Walker. They sounded British but they were American, and they were quite successful during the British Invasion.This is one of my all-time favorite songs.
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The Redding Heat remained unbeaten with a 41-34 victory over the Solano Chiefs at University Prep's football field late Saturday night.
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Two words can win high-level government attention in California: "old growth."
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Birthers are those who question that President Obama was born in Hawaii. The birther accusations began in early 2008 when it became apparent that Barack Obama would become the Democratic candidate for president. Chain email and right-wing web sites spread the claim that Obama was not born in the U.S. and was therefore not a
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I cannot speak for all environmentalists, but I can for myself. I am not an environmentalist because I fear for Mother Nature: She can take care of herself.
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Once in a while we are treated to a rare event and that is what happened Wednesday night at the Redding Convention Center.
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With all the damage our Southern states have sustained lately, with thousands displaced by floods and tornadoes, I have a question. How many flights are scheduled to arrive from Haiti, Japan and Mexico?
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Martha Harrison and I attended the recent dance program "Choreographer's Collaboration" at Shasta College and came away highly impressed with the talent and ability of all of the young people who performed in this most entertaining presentation.
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Hoping a new Republican majority in the House might better its chances of passing, U.S. Rep. Wally Herger has reintroduced a controversial clearing and logging plan designed to reduce fire dangers around rural communities.
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Sometimes a solution to solve a problem with big schools can create a new problem for small schools.
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What a jarring and unceremonious end to a fine season.
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A Lewiston woman spent 24 hours trapped in her car after it went down an embankment off Buckhorn Summit because it was hidden in the brush, the California Highway Patrol said.
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Two Redding women got in a fight early Sunday outside the Sports Bar in Redding while intoxicated, and both ended up getting stabbed, police said.
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It's been 30 years since 71-year-old Sidney Nobles of Redding lost four of his U.S. Forest Service comrades, including his best friend, in a fiery airplane crash near the Redding Municipal Airport.
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The phone call was pretty typical. A counselor was on the line from Central Valley High School and he needed Yoon Nam Thungc's help. A student was missing school, and the counselor was concerned she might not graduate.
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On this day in: 1911: The Bank of Shasta County closed its doors with more than $600,000 of depositors' money. Old men, widows and children were among the unfortunate, some with life savings, others with a pittance. All were caught in the maelstrom of the financial collapse.
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Last week we recorded our first 90-degree reading of the year. It will probably be another 10 days to 2 weeks before we see another 90-degree reading. The low pressure area that brought clouds and cooler weather over the weekend is now moving east. The week will start ...
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Mr. Jesrani will be a guest speaker at an Estate Planning seminar on May 19th at 10:00am. The seminar is hosted by hosted Rod Long & Courtney McElvain of Stifel, Nicolaus & Company Inc. (1255 East St, downtown Redding).The seminar will cover topics including the common types of estate plans and who ne
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Monday May, 8th 7:00 am til noon on the court house steps
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Two Redding women got in a fight early this morning outside Sports Bar in Redding while intoxicated, and both ended up getting stabbed, police said.
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Mother's Day in the Redding area should be sunny with a high of 65 degrees, though there's a 30 percent chance of precipitation. There may be thunderstorms after 11 a.m. as well. West southwest winds between 11 and 14 mph will pick up as the day goes on, and the temperature should drop to about 44 degrees tonight. Tomorro
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How could it be  When good Mothers do not have their children ?Why would it be when children ar abducted by the court, from loving, worthy mothers, for no reason?Do you think it should be, while this flesh trade continues to operate and sell children in to exile?"Happy," no, Mother's
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The Redding Steam Laundry Truck in the old days (c. 1915) picked up and delivered laundry at one’s door. The Redding Steam Laundry was located on the southwest corner of Placer Street and Railroad Avenue. Photo courtesy of Shasta Historical Society. Click on the image to enlarge it. The Shasta Historical Society libra
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Homily 3rd Sunday of Easter – Year A The disciples were heading to Emmaus. Where is Emmaus, you might ask? It is a place just 7 miles from
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On Oct. 14, 2000, I sat with other reporters in a hospital conference room in Landstuhl, Germany, and came face-to-face with Osama bin Laden's handiwork for the first time.
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Are American waistlines bulging because it's too easy to get a burger and fries and too hard to buy a bunch of broccoli?
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Certain circumstances led me to read last Sunday's newspaper online and review a series of anonymous comments — a rare occurrence. This process, along with my having recently read "The Nine" by Jeffrey Toobin, an acclaimed bestseller about the Supreme Court, caused me to then review the U.S. Constitution,
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You don't loosen the bolts on your transmission and then drive your car down the street. I would like to spend five minutes today talking about arthritis. Although I am not an arthritis specialist (we have excellent arthritis specialists here in Redding), I treat a lot of it and have done so for many years.
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When I think of conservation of public land and natural resources, I think of President Theodore Roosevelt and the famous trailblazer John Muir. The legacy left behind by these two American icons is remarkable. Between the two of them, they helped save Yosemite Valley, protect Sequoia National Park, create five national par
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There is, within us, a certain primordial lust that wants to decapitate our enemies, put the heads on pikes and hang their lifeless bodies from our city walls. I personally have evolved somewhat in my own personal culture beyond that sort of blood lust, though admittedly not far beyond it.
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Our son has been greatly impacted by the accidental death of two close friends in the last two years, in the same location, and due — in my opinion — to the same problems: a lack of sidewalks in a city where there is a lot of pedestrian traffic (particularly children); ditto on the crosswalks; and, finally, high
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After reading Tuesday that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Alameda County gun ban and what the Brady Center president had to say, I would like to be heard also.
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I am a cashier at a little convenience store/gas station and have worked retail for 30 years. I take pride in making each of my customers' experience a positive one.
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I was appalled but not surprised to see Congressman Wally Herger vote alongside his party to weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and to take the first steps to rejecting Elizabeth Warren as its head.
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In reference to Terri Ricker's letter of Tuesday, I respectfully disagree.
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For those who object to the fact that Osama bin Laden was apparently unarmed when shot and killed by the Navy SEALs and not captured and brought to the U.S. for a "fair trial," please recall that the nearly 3,000 people killed on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as those killed in the previous embassy bombings and the attack
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The Record Searchlight's decision to allow Emory Hanlon's comments — "Bin Laden's end too respectful" (letter, Tuesday) — the light of day has left me deeply disappointed.
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An older girlfriend once told me that friends you have when you first become a mom often become lifelong friends. You tend to always stay in touch with them no matter how far you may live from each other.
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Cyndel Lucyk of Redding and Aaron Rushton of Gold Hill, Ore., are engaged to be married Sept. 10, 2011, at the Chateau at the Oregon Caves in Cave Junction, Ore. The bride-elect is the daughter of William and Marianne Lucyk of Redding; and Sam and Cindy Nelson of Redding. She is a 2005 graduate of Foothill High School. She
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Amy Palko of Cottonwood and Michael Dendas of Redding are engaged to be married June 25, 2011, at Gold Hills Golf Club in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Paul and Margie Palko of Cottonwood. She is a graduate of Chico State with a bachelor's degree in nutrition. She works at Adamson's Peak Performance as a pers
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Monique Kelley and Neal Barrow, both of Redding, are engaged to be married June 18, 2011, at the House on the River in Lakehead. The bride-elect is the daughter of Marie Kelley and the late Donald Kelley. She is a 2001 graduate of Shasta High School and a 2006 graduate from San Jose State University, majoring in graphic de
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When I started flying regularly as a teenager, I'd make a game of taking as little luggage as possible, a skill that serves me well in this era of airlines charging for checked bags.
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Dear Straight Talk: A friend with daughters referred me to your column. While I enjoy it very much, I would like to see more coverage of male issues. Almost every helpful program is weighted toward girls while ignoring the needs of boys. What is going on?
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Amber Hays and Joe Condrey, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Oct. 1, 2011, at the Hays family residence in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Thomas and Debbie Hays of Redding. She is a 2002 graduate of Shasta High School and a 2006 graduate of Chico State, earning a bachelor's degree in business. Sh
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Knights softball coach Sonny Stupek wasn't particularly worried even after his team's playoff game stretched into extra innings.
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The Central Valley High School softball team took two games from Yreka on Friday.
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The federal and state governments have poured more than $9.1 million into public safety agencies throughout Shasta County since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks to prepare local emergency responders for possible chemical, biological or nuclear attack.
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Nearly 10 years after he orchestrated the Sept. 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden's legacy continues to be felt in the north state.
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Since Sept. 11 there's been an enhanced security presence at Shasta Dam, which was identified by the federal government as one of five dams that could potentially be a terrorist target, said Sheri Harral, spokeswoman at the dam.
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At the Redding Municipal Airport, an armed guard patrols the facility through a contract with North State Security in Redding at a cost of $220,000 year. All but $8,000 is reimbursed by the Transportation Security Administration.
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Somehow the law was never a good fit for Kathleen Hitt, who got her law degree from Lewis and Clark College in 2004. She didn't like the us-against-them stuff, the endless litigation. So she decided to go in a different direction.
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Since Sept. 11, 2001, at least 19 servicemen from the north state have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. Here are their stories.
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In 1911: Joaquin Miller, known as the "Poet of the Sierras," went to his lonely retreat in the Berkeley hills to die. After being separated for many years, his wife and daughter were with him to care for him in his last hours. Miller had lived with the Wintu Indian people along the McCloud River during the Gold Rush
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Jim Milestone, superintendent at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, said the national border tightening that followed Sept. 11 had an unexpected result on public lands — an explosion of illicit marijuana growing.
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Shasta County deputies on Saturday arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing a Platina man's dog.
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Q: There are three cars on my street with expired tags, (October 2010, November 2010 and April 2010). These cars are parked on the street, and two of them move daily. I called the CHP and reported these cars more than two months ago, and the cars are still there. Why? Whose responsibility is this? Can't the state use th
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About 60 volunteers worked on a popular trail at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area on Saturday to make it easier to use for bikers, hikers and horseback riders.
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SHASTA LAKE — Pancakes, a parade and a reunion highlighted the annual Shasta Damboree celebration on Saturday.
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About 5,600 Shasta County residents would be voting in new supervisorial districts under a proposed redistricting plan released Friday.
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Dear Babe: I have 10 records from 1962. Nine are mint — never played. I poked out the spindle hole so I could play it. They are actually square 45-rpm records with pictures of the ballplayers.
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CAMP X RETURNS
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Births — April, 2011
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Spring is here, the sun is out and it's time to get out and enjoy the natural beauty of the north state. This year outdoor gear companies have continued to make lighter, tougher and more comfortable gear. Here are a few of the most innovative pieces of outdoor gear that may come in handy during a Northern California adv
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A good cycling pack will serve a rider through different types of terrain, whether it's a mellow commute to work or a slog up some muddy singletrack, by fitting comfortably, providing enough room for a cyclist's gear and hydration, and being tough enough to withstand the rigors of off-road travel.
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There is so much about bass fishing and so little space sometimes. If you ever saw that picture on T-shirts depicting a bass angler with an open tackle box and it said "so many lures and so little time." Actually there are so many lures one would think the bass would get fussier about what they would take given all
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In spring 2010, the Environmental Working Group released its latest "Shoppers Guide to Pesticides" for 49 fruits and vegetables.
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Q: My daughter and I love to swim and play in waters wherever we find them. While in French Gulch last year, we decided to play around in Clear Creek. The creek was running pretty high, but when my daughter and I got out we had these black, wormlike things hanging off us. Our first thought was leeches, which got us out of t
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Will MarketFest, downtown Redding's popular summer festival, ever make the move to the Market Street Promenade?
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With the lake filling up for a second straight year, phone reservation lines at Shasta Marina Resort were lighting up earlier this year.
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Excerpts from a June 2009 write-up on Gene's Drive In (love the anecdote at the end): It doesn't get much more local than Gene's Drive In on South Market Street. Owner Mike Nash, 64, has been flipping burgers for 28...
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Shasta County deputies today arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing a Platina man’s dog.
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We are the only Full Service Real Estate office in the Mt Shasta Mall. At the Mall we get a lot of foot traffic. The Mall has become in effect, the main street of Redding. It’s one of the few places people stroll about, outside th
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Well rumor has it that they are running out of marshalls that arewilling to work as bayliffs in judge Halpin's court room.Why could that be, perhaps they are tired of standing by while Halpin strips children away from good parents and abuses litigants representing themselves in the most emotional battle they
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People of Shasta County, it's time for us to unite and let the Judicial Council of California know how we feel about the Dobrowsky house and the trees the Dobrowsky family planted. They are both an IMPORTANT part of our...
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People of Shasta County, it's time for us to let the Judicial Council of California know how we feel about the Dobrowsky house and the trees the Dobrowsky family planted. They are both an IMPORTANT part of our Shasta County...
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I've made this a few times and it is so much better than store-bought ketchup that it's hard to believe they share a name. It is a lengthy process, though not complicated, and is only worth doing when you have good homegrown tomatoes - which sadly coincides with the hottest time of year. You'll be sweaty, your hair will be
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Hooray! A winner! At 9:40 p.m. last evening Holly hit the nail on the head. Congratulations Holly! The Ellis School once stood on that rock foundation in the 1880s. It was named for pioneers John and Helen Ellis who donated...
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Some snaps taken this week. Wish the powers that be could find a way to incorporate this stately old home and its tranquil garden into the design for the new court house -- perhaps as a law library or a...
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Palo Cedro resident Merle Haggard is the subject of this PBS documentary, available here. Below is an excerpt, but it leads you to the full version. Well worth your time. Watch the full episode. See more Ameri
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This home is directly adjacent to the old Boot Hill Graveyard, so you should decide first if that’s either creepy or awesome. We fall squarely into the latter camp. The parcel directly to the east has been lately renamed Buckeye Pioneer
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Expect a slightly cooler day today for the Redding area with a high between 72 and 78 degrees.
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My entire winter and early spring garden has gone to seed. The whole lot: arugula, lamb's lettuce aka mache, beets, cabbages, bok choy, russian red kale, dinosaur kale, you name it. Well, not the carrots - we ate all of the carrots. How we missed those last two beets, I am not sure. But for [...]
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The umpty-seventh study of California's pensions, released Thursday by the California Foundation for Fiscal Responsibility, reports the unsurprising findings that, yes, many public retirement plans are extraordinarily generous, the costs are a disastrous burden on state and local finances, and the expense is only going
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Is Mike Warren channeling his inner 7-year-old with juvenile exhibits at Turtle Bay Exploration like last year's "The Scoop on Poop" and "Grossology: The (impolite) science of the human body," now running through summer?
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The well-being survey reported in the Tuesday Record Searchlight is so obviously misdirected that it is a thing of wonder that your reporter does not have the education and insight to recognize it.
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I'm so glad President Obama showed his birth certificate.
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I want to thank Marc Beauchamp for his kind words about my grandfather Carl A. Williams in his Record Searchlight article of April 30. My grandfather was a visionary in many ways, as was his father-in-law James D. Wright (another of Redding's early leaders), and his son, my father James L. Williams, who was chair of the
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Next weekend, Shasta College gets to host the Northern California track and field championships.
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PALO CEDRO —There isn't a squad that can cool down the Foothill High School girls soccer team right now.
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This is only the start of the playoffs, yet the Knights softball team has had such a strong season that coach Sonny Stupek feels he is "playing with house money" this weekend.
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The Shasta College track and field team had 11 different top-10 finishes at the Northern California Championship Trials on Friday in Modesto.
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Marines will carry the American flag down the Redding Rodeo Parade route mounted on prancing representatives of the country's history.
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In 1911: Everett Cobb, 12, worked for several nights and made an 8-foot tunnel under the Oro Vista School in Oroville. On three occasions it was discovered that the school was entered during the night and minor articles stolen. When Cobb was questioned, he admitted his guilt. He was an exemplary student.
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Q: I have a question about the solid double yellow lines getting in and out of the car pool lanes in Southern California. I know there are certain hours to get in and out of the car pool lanes and you can use the lanes on the weekend no matter how many are in your vehicle. But I am confused about crossing the solid double l
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A local recreation group's longtime vision of an off-highway-vehicle trail circling Lassen Volcanic National Park is getting some help from Shasta County supervisors after nearly two decades of stumbling blocks.
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Interest in land, much of it bank-owned, that an Oregon-based company sells via auctions has risen over the last year.
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Gene Nash, the founder of Gene's Drive-in on South Market Street in Redding, has died.
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Stillwater Business Park's long-anticipated first tenant is pulling out of its deal with Redding.
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Time to polish your cowboy boots and shine your spurs — it’s Cottonwood Rodeo weekend.
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State water regulators never granted Redding permission to release unfiltered wastewater into the Sacramento River during the March deluge.
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Steve Main just wanted his students' writing exposed to a wider audience.
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Plans by Southern Aluminum Finishing Company (SAF) to construct a manufacturing facility at Stillwater Business Park have been put on hold, the company and city of Redding announced today. Continued depressed conditions in the commercial construction market for 2011, and projections of weak growth in 2012, led to the decisi
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The Pink Bean Boutique recently opened in the Hilltop Castle, 2295 Hilltop Drive (Suite 8), across the street from CR Gibbs American Grille in Redding.
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Following up on a post earlier this week, this is a fascinating map of variations in school financing per student. The differences among districts are actually dramatic -- and remote areas, where costs are spread among relative handfuls of students,...
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This L.A. Times political update would be funny if the solvency of the Golden State weren't at stake: Add cutting public education to the list of things that Republicans in the Legislature say they are unwilling to do. Assembly Minority...
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The Arizona Republic here does a very nice write-up on Henry C. Woodrum's book "Walkout." Check out this accompanying video. The book was published late last year by Woodrum's sons Hank (a Phoenix-area resident) and Mike (partner and bartender...
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I feel like it's 1991 and I'm back on campus where the sensitivity brigades are fresh out of boot camp. First there's the "unpardonable slander" that the military had code-named Osama bin Laden "Geronimo." (Here's the deal: Secret code names...
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Comment posted this afternoon on Redding.com by "brio#332441": I and about half of Redding tried the Greek Shack today after reading this piece. It was superb! We had gyros, tabouleh, and baklava -- all were excellent. The baklava was how...
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Amber Hays and Joe Condrey
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To help children devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Lorelei Kriss, 5, of Redding jumped into action.
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You can't have your cake and eat it too, my mother used to say. During the interim between my diaper days and the day she passed away at nearly 90 years of age, I probably heard that axiom about as many times as there are stars in the sky — give or take a few.
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This week's article is written by Heather Neal. Here are her tips for fellow procrastinators to use tech tools to look like you planned ahead this Mother's Day.
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Victoria Baldwin and Matthew Munroe
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The probating of a will permits a court of law to supervise the transfer of assets from the decedent to his or her heirs. The typical probate lasts about a year, with six months being the minimum time if everything goes according to schedule.
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Trinity County deputies are looking for a 90-year-old woman who walked away from a Lewiston residential care home earlier today.
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Redding artist Craig Padilla and I recorded this electro-ambient piece in 1994, or earlier, according to the sound file. It remained unfinished and “in the can” since then. More a sketch than anything else. I stumbled across it looking through some old material. Barely re
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Southern Aluminum Finishing (SAF) will suspend its expansion plans in Redding, citing the continuing construction industry depression.
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The demonstration will be Monday May 9th from 7:00 am til 10:00am, we will also bee demonstrating outside Redding city hall from 5:00 till whenever on the same day because representitives from the judicial council will be holding meetings about the proposed new courthouse.
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Deputies responded this afternoon to a report of an assault at Slaughterhouse Island on Lake Shasta and found two Oregon State students had been in a fight.
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To fight arthritis, tighten those bolts
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Library policy isn't stifling anyone's speech
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The hydra-headed birther accusations
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Steven L. Williams, Redding
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Richard Seltzer, Redding
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Why is Turtle Bay so 'gross' these days?
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Feeral bill would let public enjoy our public land
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The right wing has already started trying to say George W. Bush should have the credit for getting Osama bin Laden. It is only fair, then, that he continues to get credit for the bad economy.
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'Food deserts'? Government can't make them bloom
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Brandon Kinzel, Redding
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I don't know every detail of the debate, but it sure seems Sen. Doug LaMalfa is on the right track on this vote. Alas, he was in the minority. From CalTax's newsletter: Use of Fishing License Revenue for Costs of...
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Redding police officers made three arrests Thursday in connection with a January robbery of a Millville man in the parking lot of Safeway on Pine Street.
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The reward for information on an April 7 home invasion and sexual assault in Mount Shasta has increased to $12,632, the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Department reported Friday.
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That's the impression I get from a Q&A from the Administrative Office of the Courts on the new Shasta County courthouse. What will happen to the Dubrowsky House? The entire site is necessary to accommodate the requirements of the new...
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The best way to plant a tomato is to dig a trench and lay the tomato plant into it horizontally. Pinch lower leaves off the stem, and allow the top cluster of leaves to lead out of the trench. Cover the roots and stem with soil, and push a pillow of soil under the top stem to keep it erect. Because the bulk of the stem is b
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Endemic to Shasta County, Shasta snow-wreath is a large shrub with odd starburst flowers that was hiding in plain view for many years before being discovered by botanistst in 1992.
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig suggests several tasks to accomplish this month in the vegetable garden.
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A tour and tea, classes and nature walks are upcoming activities in the north state.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers a step-by-step plan for cleaning a grimy humidifier.
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Shasta College/UC Master Gardeners offer a strategy for peach leaf curl. The fungus is common this year in Redding because a rainy spring.
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[T]he question that will define the next 18 months, for Tester and his party, is not only whether there's room in rural America for Democrats; it's whether there's room in the Democratic Party for rural Americans. Newsweek has an interesting...
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From a press release in the in-box: Friday Demonstration in Eureka will target GOP legislator Starting shortly before noon on Friday May 6, a group of Humboldt County residents who care deeply about the future of California will rally in...
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What once stood on the rock foundation? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java plus an award certificate with...
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When I was a teenager, I mowed some lawns, delivered some newspapers and worked hard only at avoiding real work. I would have been a poor candidate for the Youth Conservation Corps, in which 15- to 18-year-olds get up at dawn to put in 40-hour workweeks that include lots of manual labor in the summer [...]
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At his sold-out show in Red Bluff last night, a boisterous affair, Merle Haggard gave a tip of the hat to several of his favorite local eateries. "To all the waitresses at Lulu's, to all the waitresses at Lim's, to...
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We were sent this brief Short Sale video from B of A corporate. It wasn’t specifically meant for consumers. It’s directed toward agents and brokers. I thought I’d link to it anyway, for viewers here at RHB. In case you want some insight int
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What: A public meeting will provide information about the current status of the new Redding courthouse project, which is in site acquisition. When: Monday, May 9, 2011, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Where: Redding City Hall Community Room, 777 Cypress Ave, Redding, CA The meeting is intended to address public concerns about the pref
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The court has officially conspired with attorney Michael Cogan to bring from the dead a probation stemming from contempts against Lani kitkowski from over 3 years ago.The contempts themselves were contrived, mostly a mother taking her daughter to the doctor in emergency situations, this is a common tactic, using paren
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« Previous entry Thursday, May 5, 2011Representatives of the Judicial Council of California from San Francisco will be holding a meeting this coming Monday evening at 5:30 in the Redding City Hall Community Room on Cypress Street. These are the people who will mak
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We love duplexes. Live in one side, rent out the other. Buy this investor property using advantageous financing only available to owner occupants of homes up to 4 units. Fix it up and enjoy the tax advantaged gains. We have often described bu
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Mostly sunny skies with a high near 88 degrees are forecast for Redding today, but a change in the weather is expected late Saturday and Sunday, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 77 are forecast for Saturday, but there’s a 20 percent chance of s
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The ACLU and Tea Partiers have gone mad with invitations to the city -- for a date in court. Now a judge has put a temporary restraining order on the city of Redding's new policy for leafletting in front of the library. Read more about it here. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based ...
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Introducing a new face and a new feature on A News Café! It's the Café Stage Manager -- your schedule of locally focused theater, dance, storytelling and more -- compiled by North State actor and director Dean Williams. Dean has been standing either onstage or backstage in Shasta County for over 25 years. He has "walked
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Regarding your Sunday article on water, farmers, commercial fisherman and environmentalists: Despite all arguments to the contrary, the only people who we know of who kill coho salmon are fisherman.
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Dylan Darling wrote a piece (May 1) that bears little to no resemblance to the truth. The water diversions in Siskiyou County are all permitted by the Department of Water Resources as they should be.
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Two months and a day before 9/11, terrorism expert Larry C. Johnson published "The Declining Terrorist Threat," a New York Times op-ed decrying the fact that "Americans are bedeviled by fantasies about terrorism," when, in reality, "the decade beginning in 2000 will continue the downward trend" in le
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It seems like just yesterday that an acute California drought was forcing emergency water-saving measures, idling farmland, and slapping surcharges on utility bills. Formally, Gov. Jerry Brown only declared that drought over at the end of March. Well, when it rains it indeed pours down a real gully-washer.
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Early struggles can easily give way to failure — or provide a blueprint to greater success in the future.
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The University of Oregon snagged another Northern Section talent.
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Domenic D'Acquisto took the Northern Section distance events by such storm as a high school freshman that many thought greener pastures were inevitable for the Enterprise running standout.
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CHICO — All year long the Chico and Pleasant Valley High boys golf teams jockeyed for position in the Eastern Athletic League North standings, while Foothill, Shasta and Enterprise had their goals set on qualifying for the divisional championships.
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The Simpson University baseball team extended its season for one more day.
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Evans Furniture, a family-owned business that has been in Yuba City since 1966, is coming to Redding.
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In the eyes of the court, Kristi Lyn Lunbery of Burney is guilty of killing her husband with a single rifle shot to his head.
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The latest tip from the Red Bluff Garden Club's website: Fill a container with dry sand, pour a quart of vegetable oil evenly over the top, then push your hand tools in. The sand acts as an abrasive to clean the tools and the oil keeps water from damaging the metal. You just might learn some [...]
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SACRAMENTO —A Redding man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to nearly four years in prison for robbing a Woodland bank last year, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge Thursday added an attempted murder charge to allegations against a Redding man already charged with assault with a firearm and other counts in connection with an April 22 drive-by shooting at Enterprise Community Park.
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Enterprise Starship, the Redding high school's show choir, has placed eighth in the nation in a prestigious competition.
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In 1911: Working at noon day, while those about him were chained in slumber, a thief took $170 from the cash register in the Thomas Kitto Saloon, and stole the gleaning of the carnival harvest that the proprietor had neglected to transfer to a place of more safety.
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A 5-month-old baby was killed and his mother suffered major injuries Wednesday night following a traffic accident on Dersch Road east of Anderson.
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When the Carson and Barnes Circus rolled into Redding on Thursday morning, the city's top animal regulation officer was there to inspect its animals.
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Shasta County deputy marshal Elizabeth Sampson, right, and other members of law enforcement get ready to honor fallen comrades Thursday at the Shasta County Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the Shasta County Courthouse.
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What: Redding Rodeo Week with the Asphalt Cowboys When: Through May 21 Click here for a list of Asphalt Cowboys Rodeo Week events. The Redding Asphalt Cowboys is a private organization and an official affiliate of the Redding Rodeo Association volunteering year round along with ...
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 My second foray into pinup and Burlesque photography. I'm not entirely happy with the results, but I'm trying. The rest of the set is on Tumblr.
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National Police Week is May 15-21, and WellnessOne of Redding is honoring law enforcement.
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A fifth wheel trailed was destroyed this morning in a fire just south of Red Bluff.
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As I've written before, my philosophical sympathies are with the plaintiffs in the dispute over the Redding library's speech policy -- and I also think that as a practical matter it's all hardly worth the trouble. However, I'd like to...
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Agency: Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
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Street artists and those inspired by the burgeoning art movement will be featured at the "Life Unscripted" show this weekend at Shevren Square in downtown Redding.
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Rancho de Briesgau was located on the east side of the Sacramento River, directly across the river from the more well known Rancho Buena Ventura, Major Pierson B. Reading's Mexican land grant.
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History buffs and curious first-timers can learn more about the history of Redding in two free Historical Redding walks this month.
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Representatives of the Judicial Council of California from San Francisco (these are the BIG guys and the people in charge) will be holding a meeting this coming Monday evening at 5:30 in the Redding City Hall Community Room on Cypress...
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Lots of buzz about Haggard's show tonight at the State Theatre in Red Bluff. A documentary about the country legend and Palo Cedro resident, "Merle Haggard: Learning to Live With Myself," won the Prism Award last week for "films and...
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Trinity flood is rare nod toriver that was
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Evil does not die of natural causes
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Fred Boest, Red Bluff
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Mark Baird,
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Responding to today's editorial, commenter team1st says we're promoting "misinformation from the opponents of a City Charter." What misinformation? Well, for instance: No, a City Charter does NOT create full-time highly paid council member jobs. In fact a City Charter...
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SACRAMENTO – A Redding man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court to nearly four years in prison for robbing a Woodland bank last year, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
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A man has been sentenced by a Tehama County superior court judge after pleading guilty to a case involving a very large stash of heroin. Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement agents made a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Francisco Santos-Valenzuela. According to the Tehama County D.A.’s Office, an off
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge ordered today a Redding man charged with assault with a firearm and other charges in connection with an April 22 drive-by shooting at Enterprise Community Park to also stand trial for attempted murder.
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