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June 2nd, 2011

One works as a ranch hand in the Scott Valley, another monitors fish habitat along the Klamath River, one teaches school in Mount Shasta, another does tile work in Redding.
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The Tower House no longer exists. According to archaeologists, it stood a few feet west of the Camden House (white house on the south side of Highway 299) near Highway 299 and the road to French Gulch. A portion of the hotel possibly stood where the highway stands today.
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American Cancer Society seeks office staff, patient services staff and drivers.
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The city of Redding and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) have reached an agreement that will provide for the furlough of employees 26 times per year, helping significantly reduce expenditures in the city’s 2011-2013 biennial budget. The furloughs are the result of a “side letter” negotiated between the
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State fire camp commanders once again plan to close the only paved road to Backbone Ridge near Bella Vista, forcing residents to negotiate a bumpy 45-minute detour down a treacherous mountain road.
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Chef Cal DeMercurio and his wife Christa today announced they will open a new restaurant in downtown Redding's former Pine Street School site, which celebrates its 89th anniversary this year. The deal signed recently between DeMercurio and property owners Les and Diane Monthei will showcase one of Redding’s newest rest
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Cal DeMercurio confirmed rumors that have swirled for months when he announced today that he will open Old School Restaurant in the former Pio Loco space in downtown Redding.
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Admire it. Walk on it. Build with it. Wear it. Eat it. There's much to do with bamboo.
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A Trinity Pines man who died in a helicopter crash Friday was identified today by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office as an Israeli citizen.
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Series begins with farm documentary
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Q: Can someone please tell me how to clean the window of my oven?
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Q: The leaves on my plum tree are curled and distorted. Is this peach leaf curl, and if so, can I control it?
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Rain, rain, go away, never come again in May.
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The prep baseball season ended on a high note for the Central Valley Falcons as they pulled out their third consecutive Northern Section Division II title this season.
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The only area softball team to claim a Northern Section title happened to also carry the most players on the all-Northern Athletic League team.
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Shasta College is holding basketball and tennis camps this summer.
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The double dip in home sale prices nationwide is making the news, endlessly repeated by the talking head community. Seemingly confirmed by Case-Shiller. Nevertheless, all real estate is local.
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If, as seems increasingly likely, Shasta State Historic Park is closed? The board of the Shasta Historical Society, at its annual retreat today at the McConnell Foundation, is examining options "to assume full or partial responsibility for continued operation of...
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A 25-year-old inmate at the Shasta County jail tried to hang himself this afternoon with a telephone cord.
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Members of Redding's largest union have agreed to take two unpaid furlough days a month, saving the city an estimated $900,000 a year.
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The steamship Rainbow was making two trips a week to Latona, Major Reading's new town located beside the Sacramento River and the mouth of Clear Creek, during the month of March in 1862. Later that year in August, the...
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This is impressive to say the least.
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1. Enjoy Movies in the Park Fridays throughout September. June’s movies are at Caldwell Park. Free; bring blankets, lawn chairs or picnic baskets. Movie begins at dusk. Visit www.enjoymoviesinthepark.com for movie listings.
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When Shingletown musician Jonathan Wangsgard isn't writing original folk songs or playing his brand of bluegrass, he's inspiring his students at Rocky Point Charter School. Jonathan is also a student - of the piano - and has dabbled in writing his own songs. On June 11, during Redding's 2nd Saturday ArtHop, you'll experienc
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Think this kind of thing might happen in Redding? The battle between local governments and medical marijuana dispensaries escalated Wednesday when about 200 law-enforcement officers raided five shops. All are in unincorporated Fresno County - four along Clovis Avenue in...
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Tony Trapozzano knows pizza. As a boy growing up in New Jersey, his Italian-born grandfather, Vincent, acquainted him with East Coast-style pizza: thin crust, light on the toppings. Later, he and business partner Rick Torres owned a Mountain Mike’s Pizza franchise in Concord. In 2006, the partners moved their families to
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A big wreck blocked and shutdown the highway going into Susanville,Ca yesterday.
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From Valerie Ing-Miller’s perspective, it can rain all summer long – with the lineup that the Cascade Theatre has planned this year, who needs to go outdoors?
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Warm weather has almost settled in for its summer vacation, and tucked into its luggage is another season of free outdoor concerts. The fun starts next week and stretches into August.
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What: Bellydance Extravaganza When: Saturday (June 4) 5:30 p.m. Where: The Shasta College Theatre Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door Bellydance Extravaganza is an annual professional bellydance stage production produced by Deeta Pasero and ...
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...is when some coward poses as someone else and posts an inflammatory comment, as has happened recently on my blog. Let the record reflect the real Emilie Reedy has never posted a comment on my blog. Also, for the record...
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Three Chico women were arrested early this morning at a Corning casino on suspicion of drug possession after one of them went back to the casino to reclaim a purse she'd left there earlier, though the handbag had methamphetamine inside, deputies say.
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Video of the tornado that just struck Massachusetts. Awful lot of tornado activity this year.
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WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS SOME FOUL LANGUAGE USE EAR MUFFS. OUCH! That is so messed up the way his leg just hangs there all lifeless. The guys facial expression is priceless.
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Firefighters this morning responded to a report of smoke rising from an office building on Eureka Way, but once they arrived on scene, they determined it was just steam.
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The Redding Warlocks seem to be a psychedelic style jam band playing out around here. Below, “Ale House Dub” is an oddly hypnotic video with an appropriate live soundtrack that was apparently recorded at Redding’s Ale House. I like it. There’s more about this original local band at th
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Surely you can’t be serious. Raw land on FDotD?  But we are, and don’t call me Shirley. In fact we don’t often feature parcels without homes o
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It's shaping up to be about 10 degrees warmer today in Redding than it was the day before. It might even be a bit less damp as well. The National Weather Service reports a 30 percent chance of showers in Redding, mainly before 11 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 64 degrees. If rain does fall, it s
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What: The first Cycle Shasta event When: Saturday (June 4) 1 to 4 p.m. Where: Margaret Polf Park, 13807 Sacramento Street, Shasta Lake Cycle Shasta, a free family event, will include a Bicycle Rodeo with a bicycle equipment repair and adjustment station, a fun safety course ...
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Now that we’ve sobered up from our wine drinking and serial weed-killing spree, let's talk about soil health and how it relates to weeds and a healthy lawn. Weeds to tend to grow best when the soil is in poor health. Poor health can be caused from simply just having poor soil to begin with, [...]
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Destination Tehama, a new grassroots organization, wants to change the way the world sees Tehama County. Its goal: Encourage tourism by capitalizing on Tehama County’s proximity to recreational resources, put a fresh face on the region’s abundant attractions, and promote the southern corner of the North State as an arts
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It’s such a cliché, but I’ll say it anyway: There really is “something for everyone” at the Lewiston Peddlers' Faire. The Faire is a North State staple and I would be completely negligent if I failed to name it as this week’s “Get Outta Town” feature. I mean it – there’s something for everyone. You’ll [
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I have no idea if the maps posted on the Citizens Redistricting Commission's website here will resemble the final product, but they do look like the cartographic staff's recommendation. For the Redding area? Here's the Assembly district. Here's the Senate...
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In the business world, competition isn't a problem that government might have to step in and solve – like air pollution or traffic jams.
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When it comes to Medicare, the one thing everyone agrees on is that it's time for an "adult conversation." So let's listen in on two imaginary participants — "Paul" and "Barack."Disclaimer: This conversation is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual political figures is, unfortuna
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Now we can all be ready for Charles Krauthammer's next opinion, which will as always start off with "Obama does this or that," no matter the subject.
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We all know that home invasions are on the rise.
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What good or useful purpose does the Record Searchlight create when it allows unfettered comments on local tragedies in your online edition?
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Check it eh.
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Red Bluff is cultivating its two certified farmers markets, with a hybrid goal of boosting local shopping and promoting healthy eating.
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Federal government belt tightening means less money next year for programs meant to help lower-income households and neighborhoods in Redding.
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Walking is a big deal to Chris Meyer. The Shasta High School senior mostly uses a wheelchair these days. But he has been working to get up and walk on his own two feet.
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Gateway Unified School District officials on Wednesday hired former longtime school administrator Mike Stuart as the district's interim superintendent.
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The north state's champion speller missed advancing to the semifinals by one point Wednesday at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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Following the lead of their two Redding competitors, three north state hospitals now offer free wireless Internet access to patients.
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WEAVERVILLE — Criminal proceedings were suspended Wednesday against a Humboldt County mother accused of drowning her 2½-year-old daughter in the Trinity River last month after her defense attorney expressed doubts about her mental competency.
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French Gulch manhurt in mine fall
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Investment risk to be discussed
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DATE/TIME: 06-01-2011 @ 1417 hours. CONTACT OFFICER: Detective John Meeker CASE 11-16062 CRIME/INCIDENT: 288(a) PC – Lewd and Lascivious Acts with Child Under 14 288.7(b) PC – Oral Copulation: Victim Under 10 Years LOCATION: Burney/Intermountain Area VICTIM(S): Victim-1 - Confidential Victim-2 - Confidential SUSPECTS(S)
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Firefighters tonight contained a flue fire to the chimney of a single story home in Palo Cedro.
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Fire investigators say a person or people started a fire this evening at a vacant garage on Eastside Road in Redding.
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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning until 6:45 p.m. for portions of Nevada, Placer, Sutter and Yuba counties.
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Here are the final entries from our readers who wanted to share their bucket list accomplishments.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of O- blood.
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When was the last time you smelled the flowers during your morning commute? Or pulled into work with a big smile on your face, pumped with endorphins and ideas? Or lost weight just by going back and forth to work? By biking to work, play or to shop you can do these and more.
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Highway 36 in Susanville is blocked this evening due to an overturned big rig, the California Department of Transportation is reporting. There is no estimated time of opening. No further information is available at this time.
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Strip malls are not usually the first place you look when choosing a restaurant. There's just something about those impersonal, interchangeable squares of real estate with high-gloss walls, big glass storefronts and acres of asphalt just a few steps from your table that scream Styrofoam taste at high prices! But in a
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A few months ago Femme de Joie was searching the shelves at Winco for a decent loaf of whole-wheat sandwich bread without high-fructose corn syrup, when she chanced upon Dave's Killer Blues Bread. Attracted by the catchy graphics and healthy ingredients, she bought a loaf on impulse. After Amico del Signore had a taste, he
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A recent update of this sadly-neglected blog brought a rebuke from an anonymous reader in the thriving metropolis of Hayfork, California. Their response to the review of Sailing Boat:Subject: edit out the cruditiesI don't like to see women
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Imagine an 'adult conversation'
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Lowell E. Antell, Redding
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Ann Meyer, Redding
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Which unpopular business will pols single out next?
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Thomas Cramer, Shasta
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Did you know taxable sales in California were up 8.5 percent in the first quarter of the year? That's the sharpest rise since the bubblicious days of '05. Did you know the city (among the nation's 50 largest) with the...
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Most everyone who has been exposed to day-to-day conversations about short sales and loan modifications has heard countless stories of bank errors, misstatements, bad faith, and downright duplicity. More often than not, such tales are told with an air of exasperated resignation. “What are you going to do?”
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Mrs Carolyn Webb of Redding Age 63 Date of Death: 6/01/2011 Place of Death: Residence Cause of Death: Natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Some parents rationalize that by allowing teens to drink in their homes, they can keep teens safe. Or they may remember sharing a few beers with their friends on the weekend before they were of legal drinking age and consider it “normal” teen behavior. The reality is that underage drinking is never safe. Teenagers who [
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A 48-year-old Burney man was arrested this morning on child molestation charges.
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Pentecost (Vigil Service) - Homily - Year AEzekiel 37:1-14 Many today believe that we are about to begin one of the darkest periods of American History. Some believe that the darkness has already begun, and can
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The only people who benefit when a house is built are the family members who get to live there, and the builder who constructed and sold the home, right?
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Redding Police are searching for the suspects responsible for vandalizing vehicles in an East Redding neighborhood. Police say tires were slashed on at least 10 vehicles in the neighborhood off Alta Mesa Drive. The vandalism, believed to be random, occurred between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning on Galaxy Way, Capri
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Shasta College has named its next President. Currently the Vice President of Administrative Services, Joe Wyse has been with the College since 2007. He follows current Shasta College President Gary Lewis, who announced his retirement late last year. Wyse is scheduled to start in his new position August 1st.
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Tehama County’s multi-agency Avoid Campaign against drunk driving will launch an effort in the southern part of the County this weekend. Starting at 8 O’clock Friday evening, saturation patrols will be deployed in the Corning area, including roads in the unincorporated part of the County. The effort is a lead
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By an editorial writer for the DemocratHerald of Albany, Oregon, who thinks trusty pocket knives carried by tourists are a "scant danger" and shouldn't be banned from public tours of the dam....
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From the Bee: ...Six-figure pensions are not bankrupting the system, or eating up most benefits. They constitute about 2 percent of all CalPERS beneficiaries and about 8 percent of benefit payments. The average annual pension for all who retired last...
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A French Gulch man suffered collar bone injuries and possibly a broken leg late this morning when he fell 20 feet between platforms in a gold mine near the small town west of Redding.
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The north state's champion speller missed advancing to the semifinals today at the Scripps National Spelling Bee by one point.
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The video was filmed by Charley Williams who is in the process of filming the entire operation of this historic mill. Thanks Charley and thank you Phillips family for sharing your day. "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgNkDxTRmRY"...
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No, not a snake-bite kit (although it's getting to be the season)...David Fritchle's handy guide to the flora along the 5.7 mile-long loop trail -- 263 species (181 native, 82 exotic). Click SacRiver Flora.pdf">here to download the pdf file. If...
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From the Department of Agriculture: WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today kicked off National Homeownership Month and highlighted the important role housing plays in creating jobs, maintaining viable rural communities and contributing to the economy. Since...
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This pilot was going way too fast for what appears to be a very short runway.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES ROGUE RIVER, Grant’s Pass — The Upper Rogue continues to be great for spring salmon and is finally winding down for steelhead, according to guide Greg Glossop. Boats are getting most fish between Rogue Elk and Shady Cove using Kwikfish and back
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At least two cars collided on North Market Street at Lake Boulevard this morning.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are erratic, luminous and omen.Killer SexHe watches faint light and shadows from passing traffic crawl across the ceiling in the dark, his night vision cut each time she takes a new drag on her cigarette, its smo
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Medics and California Highway Patrol officers responded this morning to a pair of wrecks in different parts of Shasta County.
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So apparently our state has taken it upon itself to cut the budget once again. I am all for cutting the budget but taking funds from police and the jail is counter productive.The way things are now and with the growing gang problems that Chief Hansen has discussed, cutting funds to a program such as
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Can’t wait until these come down in price so I can get one.
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This jet pilot is nuts. I’ve heard of a lot of pilots getting themselves killed doing stunts like this including that B-52 That went down in at Fairchild AFB in Washington.
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Dottie Smith is a local historian I admire very much. A few days ago, she posted a map of Redding from 1872 at her blog: [blogs.redding.com]
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Gotta love the retr
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Arraignment and other criminal proceedings against a McKinleyville mother accused of drowning her 2 1/2-year-old daughter in the Trinity River were postponed today and a psychological study was ordered.
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The late spring rains that have soaked the Redding area this year don't show any signs of abating, at least for this week. The National Weather Service says showers are likely in Redding today with the possibility of a thunderstorm. High temperatures will top out near 55 degrees. Light rains will fall, though higher amount
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Twenty-two minutes after your clock struck midnight it unknowingly marked the 26th anniversary of an excruciating date Mary Forbes wishes she could forget: June 1, 1985. That's the day Forbes' youngest child, 17-year-old Jennifer Forbes, died in a head-on crash. It was caused by a drunk driver whose car was traveling south
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Recently, a visiting friend took two entire pages of notes while we goofed off in the kitchen over martinis and a blaring iPod. Every couple of songs she'd exclaim, "I love this! Who sings it?!" Then she'd grab her pen, furiously writing. She said, "You know so much about cool, obscure music. You really should [...]
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What do you think of the Dukan diet?  Although "The Dukan Diet" book has been a best-seller for years in France, it's been rapidly gaining popularity since Kate Middleton reportedly started the diet to lose weight for her marriage to Prince William. Other celebs like model Giselle Bundchen and Jennifer
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Recently the Republican-controlled House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed major legislation for the purpose of solving the nation's debt.
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Ernest Wirt: Redding on the edge of becoming a ghetto Ernest Wirt, Palo Cedro Redding on the edgeof becoming a ghetto When I arrived at Barnes and Noble on a recent morning to make a purchase, I found a man rolled up in a blanket sleeping on the sidewalk. I asked an employee about the man and was advised that they have been
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Westlands and its political allies are at it again. They want to permanently take our water. Take a stand and urge Congressman Wally Herger to oppose HR 1837.
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My wife and I were riding bikes on the Sacramento River Trail one day when we rode past a family walking.
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After naming themselves after an 18th-century incident, the Tea Party politicians continue to call for self-reliance by the people and use Founding Father-type 18th-century quotes.
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Middle-class Californians with good health coverage might not think they'll even notice the state government's pending cuts to Medi-Cal, which insures the poor and disabled.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies investigated a report of a man who called 911 Monday night claiming he was hit in the head with a baseball bat and had his shoes and socks stolen, but investigators now say they doubt the man's story.
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It was a bit of good news, bad news for the Northern Section track trio of Domenic D'Acquisto and Jovon Cunningham of Enterprise and Bre Mackie of Central Valley.
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The Redding Diamondbacks, an under-17 American Legion baseball team, opened their season by taking second place in the Chico Memorial Day Tournament. They fell to the Colusa Channel Cats 7-0 in the championship game.
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The great-grandfather of a 3-year-old Anderson boy who accidentally shot himself in the head at his Shingletown home in February rejected a plea bargain on Tuesday that would have barred him from owning any weapons for three years while he was on probation.
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The deadline for horticulture and floriculture department exhibitors to enter the Shasta District Fair is 6 p.m. June 8.
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Laim Twight, 14, an eighth-grader from Pacheco School in Anderson, joined 274 other spellers Tuesday morning at the Scripps National Spelling Bee to take the preliminary written test. This is Liam's third time at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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Cold, rain to continue into new month
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The man who died in a helicopter crash in Trinity County on Friday was a student pilot from Trinity Pines, the Trinity County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.
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What: Reception for a multi-dimensional art exhibit When: Wednesday (June 1) 5 to 7 p.m. Where: Bohemian Art Loft, 3304B Bechelli Lane, Redding. 229-7818 The loft is featuring Dean Williams’ “science project” series of neon works displayed under UV light and Nadia ...
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This is nuts and this video gets pretty scary at 2 minutes.
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You eat meat, Fleischman. Well, say hello to meat. - Maggie O'Connell to Joel Fleischman, showing him the buck she shot, in "Northern Exposure."Meat is murder. - MorrisseyFemme de Joie has noticed a few comments directed squarely at her for mentioning that she ate horsemeat in France. O
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Sailing Boat is still very popular after 14 years and consistently gets voted Best Chinese Restaurant in those polls certain publications run. The prices are low, servings are generous, the interior is clean and attractive, staff is friendly and service is quick. It's very popular for banquets, parties, and meetings. George
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Serious political and/or map geeks might enjoy surfing the various formal proposals that groups pitched to the Citizens Redistricting Commission last week, but The Bee's Jim Sanders, channeling the political advisory shop Redistricting Partners reports the bottom line of a...
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A good Redding radio friend died just recently and we'll miss him. Frederick "Fritz" Egger was the first person to broadcast on the new KRDG in 1956 when Howard Martineau put the second station that Redding ever had on the air. Fritz was born April 30, 1929 in Hopkins, Missouri. In 1947, his aunt and [...]
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The National Weather Service has posted a flood advisory for central Shasta County, where a line of thunderstorms is dumping heavy rain and small hail over local creeks.
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Champion Aimee Redden battled a tough field of competitors to win the KUIA Talent Showcase at the Mt. Shasta Mall.
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CUBSCOUT PACK 41 of REDDING CALIFORNIA PLACES FLAGS AT REDDING MEMORIAL PARK SATURDAY MAY 28,2011
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In an effort to reach out to patients with diverse backgrounds, Rolling Hills Clinic is proud to employ a number of multicultural, multilingual professionals.
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Larry Crow, Redding
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Joe Paita, Montgomery Creek
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Ernest Wirt: Redding on the edge of becoming a ghetto
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Mayers cutbacks show side-effects of budget crisis
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Water bill is bad for the north state
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Stan Little, Old Station
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Sure would be an improvement over watching TV in the hospital. From a press release: The North State Service Area within the Catholic Healthcare West network has launched a free wireless Internet service that will benefit patients, visitors and physicians...
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Mr. Jesrani has a strong passion for the law and is dedicated to providing quality legal service to his clients.  Besides working hard for his client, Mr. Jesrani is equally as dedicated to helping to improve his community, specifically the City of Redding, through volunteer service.Read about Mr. Jesran
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The Board of Trustees of the Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District, by unanimous vote, named Joe E. Wyse as its next Superintendent/President. Mr. Wyse follows current Shasta College Superintendent/President Gary A. Lewis, who announced his retirement late last year. Currently the vice president of administ
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I am just wondering how people feel about Sarah Palin being a perspective presidential candidate in the 2011 election.
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An attic fire erupted this afternoon at a home on Magnolia Avenue in Redding.
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Imagine yourself traveling in a stagecoach and you are exiting the covered bridge across Clear Creek at the Tower House. This is what you'd see: a row of black walnut trees on both sides of the road leading up to...
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A teenage boy died at Burney Falls Monday afternoon, according to the Shasta County Coroner’s Office. 16-year-old Cory Butterman of Aiden, apparently slipped on rocks in an area on the top of the waterfall that’s considered off-limits for visitors. Butterman fell and was found deceased a short time later belo
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A man was taken into custody on a Shasta County Warrant after the vehicle in which he was a passenger was pulled over in Gerber. The G-M-C pickup was stopped just before Midnight Monday night on Highway 99-W at Gyle Road. Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies determined that 24-year-old Luis Alvarez had an active Arrest
Tehama County Authorities are searching for three men suspected of kidnapping a man from the Rolling Hills Casino parking lot. Juan Torres of Red Bluff told Authorities he was walking in the parking lot around One O’clock Sunday morning when he was approached by three white men in a brown or gray older four-door se
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The wreckage of an overdue helicopter was found Saturday afternoon in Trinity County. According to the F-A-A, the flight plan for the Brantly B-2 helicopter had it going 30 miles from Hayfork to Weaverville, and then back to Hayfork Friday. The helicopter was reported overdue at the Weaverville Airport about 3:30PM Frida
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A Gerber man was arrested after reportedly resisting Officers while being in possession of pills and a gun. Just after Ten O’clock Monday night, Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a Mercedes on Short Drive in Corning because the windshield was obstructed. They say that the passenger, 30-year-old Joe Lop
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Over the weekend I heard a lot of buzz about Redding's 40,000 "medical" marijuana users -- a figure that emerged from a Redding police survey of local licensed co-ops. But there's another official-looking number you could cite: The number of...
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Tehama County sheriff's investigators are hoping someone might come forward to help them find three suspects who abducted a Red Bluff man at a Corning casino and tried to rob him.
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The man who died in a helicopter crash in Trinity County Friday was a student pilot from Trinity Pines, the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office announced this morning.
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A Redding man was arrested Monday after he got in a fight with his brother over medical marijuana, police said today.
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Unfortunately for those locals who think the Shasta-Trinity and other forests have been too restrictive in limiting use of off-road vehicles, a federal judge found the El Dorado National Forest's plan deficient because, in a nutshell, it left too many...
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Warning! Traffic enforced by radar. Deadly force will be used if necessary.
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All I can say is wow what a great waste of resources. Let’s go out there and shutdown all the terrorists and criminals using potato powered weapons of mass destruction and spud gats! A man in Red Bluff,Ca had his potato gun confiscated after using it presumably in his own backyard. This is a bit
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Pacific National Open Series June 4 -5!   Friday Test ‘n Tune. Saturday and Sunday are points races for Summit Racing Series. Bracket Racers and Jr Dragsters compete for Wally Awards on Sunday only.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies say a jittery man from Gerber turned out to be hiding a gun and some illegal pills.
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It's almost midnight, and I am sitting on top of an air conditioner in a motel room in Kingman, Ariz. Outside, it is slightly hotter than the hinges on the gates of hell.
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Finally the Redding Air Show is returning September 24 and 25th. I am one of the Redding locals that loves to see these great military display teams come to town along with the other amazing static display aircraft. There is nothing like the sound of an F-18 or an F-16 they are just plain intimidating.
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Good Day, all. The rain continues to fall here in Northern California. It could well be in the high 90s by now so we’re digging the rolling thunder. I am taking a few minutes here on the blog to share the good news of a rock musician Soft Boy who went all the way! I [...]
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Deputies late Monday arrested a 24-year-old Gerber man, wanted in Shasta County on warrants charging him with marijuana growing, and a 46-year-old Corning man on suspicion of methamphetamine possession.
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Motorcyclist hits multiple pedestrians using a crosswalk.
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A 35-year-old Red Bluff man faces possible criminal charges for firing off a homemade "potato gun" near his neighbor's home.
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This is a compilation of some of the video from this years crazy tornado season.
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JR Hildebrand may have lost the 100th Indy 500 to Dan Wheldon after crashing into the wall with one turn to go, but over at the life-size Hot Wheels V-Drop, Top Gear‘s Tanner Foust nailed a world record-setting 332-foot jump in a modified Pro 2 truck. This is nuts but I have to say that
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Occasionally, I read articles on an online science newsletter called Science Daily. While recently scrolling through the various articles about nature, I found one concerning Joshua trees. Since I recently went on a trip to Joshua Tree National Park, the article intrigued me. The following article describes the results of s
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Here’s a 3 minute video I took of Sunday at the Whiskeytown Sailing Club’s Memorial Regatta. That’s their big annual race. This year it drew about 70 boats. Always a beautiful setting for an amazing race.
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This appeal from one of the guys who produced a documentary, "What in the world are they spraying?" that prominently featured Mt. Shasta contained this cool web site with which you can supposedly track nearly all planes in the sky...
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A 16-year-old boy from Long Beach died Monday after slipping and hitting his head on rocks at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park.
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Medics and California Highway Patrol officers headed to Pollard Flat north of Lakehead this morning for a report of an overturned pickup on Interstate 5.
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Orland's chief of police has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations she stole $1,000 from her department, according to news reports.
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We think this is a view of Mt Shasta, or it would be on a clear day. Maybe. Anyway it has
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It's going to be a soggy rest of the week. The National Weather Service says to expect wet weather or cloudy skies well into next week. For today, showers are likely in Redding with thunderstorms possible after 11 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 55 degrees. The overall chance of precipitation is
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We just heard from the Dr. Phil Show that an episode that the Center for Judicial Excellence previously taped will air on his show this Monday, May 30! Dr. Phil is in the midst of a series on ending the silence on domestic violence, Monday's show is titled "Ending the Silence on Domestic Violence: Custody Battles." A previe
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What: Join Haven Humane Society for the 3rd Annual Dog-A-Thon Festival and 5K Walk for the Animals When: Saturday (June 4), 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Haven Humane Society Walking Trail, 7449 Eastside Road #A, Anderson Cost: $35 walk fee includes logo t-shirt and BBQ lunch This year the festival will have some exciting ...
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School is just about out for the year, which means it’s time to figure out ways to keep Junior and Missy busy for the summer. You know, idle hands … . Might I suggest the Shasta County Office of Education’s vast array of summer camps at Whiskeytown Environmental School, Schreder Planetarium, Turtle Bay Exploration Par
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The north state boasts a bounty of local farmers and food producers. ANewsCafe.com would like to celebrate them in “Local Grub,” a new series by reporter Adam Mankoski. Adam profiles some of our neighbors who rise with the sun (sometimes before) to bring us healthy, seasonal, locally grown food. I spend most Saturday mo
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Like rural hospitals around the region, Weaverville's Trinity Hospital has struggled to stay financially afloat for years.
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Eliseo Medina is one prominent Democrat who wasn't much upset by last year's midterm election outcome, in general a Republican rout of Democrats.
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Michele Bachmann, darling of the Tea Party, stated that the American Revolution started in New Hampshire and the Founding Fathers were against slavery. She must have been sleeping during her high school American history class. How the Tea Party could support such a poorly informed politician is utterly shocking.
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Even AARP now has a waiver from Obamacare, after intensely lobbying for it and making big money because of it. Hundreds of unions, corporations and other groups are also exempt receiving Obama-Pay-Back. On a wide range of issues, Chicago-style corruption is bringing you the "Change You Can Believe In".
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Police were called tonight to a report of a man who was robbed and beaten with a baseball bat near Anderson, according to emergency dispatch reports.
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies investigated a report of a man who called 911 Monday night claiming he was hit in the head with a baseball bat and had his shoes and socks stolen, but investigators now say they doubt the man’s story is true.
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Fire investigators were looking today to talk to a man and a woman who lived at a north Redding home that burned early Monday morning, causing more than $100,000 damage to the house.
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1911: William J. Nary, the pioneer soldier, died at Fall River last night. He was a native of Ireland, aged 85. Nary owned a farm three miles west of Fall River Mills, and was at Fort Crook when the Civil War broke out. When his term as a soldier expired, he took up a ranch on the island. He will be buried in Pine Grove Cem
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A pastor, Dale Gifford of Rocklin is a polished public speaker — but even he couldn't hide his emotion as he spoke Monday about his son's death at war.
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A gas control system at the West Central Landfill that will burn methane, which Shasta County eventually hopes to use as fuel for a clean-energy power plant, will be one step closer to completion once bids for construction begin next week.
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Pilot dies in Trinity helicopter crash
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Ask 87-year-old Elayne Smith when she might quit working in a Redding classroom, and she'll flash a dubious smile.
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Ah, the life of a small-town cop. In 1998 when he first started working for the Mount Shasta Police Department, Parish Cross' first arrest was on a charge of domestic violence involving an old high school buddy.
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Going into the last day of the holiday, the number of driving under the influence arrests were up this Memorial Day weekend in Shasta County.
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If it feels like it has been unseasonably cool lately, trust your feelings.
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From AFP: (Nicholas) Carr said it encourages quick shifts in focus -- and discourages sustained attention and the ability to think deeply and creatively about one topic and to challenge conventional wisdom. Popularity-driven search engines, in one of the ironies...
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The spot occupied by El Mariachi's has seen a host of restaurants come and go over the years. If Femme de Joie's memory serves her, El Mariachi's was previously owned by the fine folks at La Cabana and has been under the current ownership for about two years. M. de Joie ate there once shortly after the new management took o
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To look at the impressive faux-Italianate façade on the new restaurant at the corner of Shasta and Market Streets - the Sherven Square complex - you'd think that, well, a Tuscan restaurant was housed there. There's nothing Asian about the terra-cotta colored exterior and the false shutters on second-story windows. The chee
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It had been a bad summer for Ronny Cammareri Jr. 2010 had started out good: he was living at home rent-free. There was a fine looking chick he'd met at the candy store that was a definite prospect. He was going to classes at Kingsborough when he felt like it or whenever his old man, Ronny Sr., got on his case. "You'r
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In June 2010 Femme de Joie and Amico del Signore were wandering the streets of San Francisco's Chinatown on an early summer evening. We browsed the identical shops with identical brocade jackets and other gewgaws destined to be garage sale items in a few years, and stepped over the hoses from the nearly-closed greengrocers
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As noted before in this space, Redding seems to have more Mexican restaurants per square inch than any other town in the Sacramento Valley. If anyone can come up with a reasonable explanation, please speak up. This is not a complaint, you understand, just a query: we love Mexican food and eagerly seek out new, authentic pla
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Q. Editor of Liberty Magazine Lincoln Steed wrote — in the March/April 2011 issue “Liberty” Magazine — that “...often the very (people) most vocal about freedom are the least likely to grant it to others...” Do you think this is true? Why/why not? There is some truth in this statement. People who are most vocal
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Arrests for Driving Under the Influence are up this year, when compared to last years Memorial Day Crackdown. As of 6 O’clock Tuesday morning, 27 people had been arrested for D-U-I in Shasta County. 21 people were arrested for D-U-I during the same time period last year. Of the four people arrested for D-U-I in the
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A 22-year-old man was arrested for Boating Under the Influence after a boating accident on Shasta Lake late Sunday night. Members of the Shasta County Boating Safety Unit responded to a boating accident in Allie Cove on the Pit River Arm of Shasta Lake about 11:20pm Sunday night. During the investigation Deputies determi
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A Redding man was arrested on suspicion of drunken boating late Sunday after reportedly crashing a boat into Lake Shasta’s shore and injuring a passenger.
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A Blocksburg man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana after reportedly smashing his SUV into a power pole east of Redding.
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A helicopter crashed Friday in Trinity County, killing the pilot.
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Fire investigators were looking today to talk to a man and a woman who lived at a north Redding home that burned early this morning, causing more than $100,000 to the house.
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I often wonder why so many in the world are angry, sad, fearful, and without hope. For some, they live in horrendous situations and I can understand their handicap.  But others, they are without serious 
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Rain is a possibility today as gray clouds move over the north state on Memorial Day. There's a 20 percent chance of rain showers today in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. The chance of rain increases to 40 percent tonight. Whether they drop water or not, the cloud cover should keep today's high to 67 d
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Memorial Day was first known as Decoration Day when mourners honored those who had died in the Civil War (1861-1865) by decorating their graves with flowers. In 1868, the first official Memorial Day observance was held to honor those who...
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Here’s a home and detached shop on a big lot. Although it’s good sized at 1643
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Mrs Rosalina Callejo of Red Bluff Age 71 Date of Death: 5/26/2011 Place of Death: St. Elizabeth Hospital Cause of Death: Natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers, Red Bluff
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Our local river is deceptively unforgiving. Yesterday from the Sundial, seeing these two with no life jackets on sent chills. Tourists maybe? I haven’t seen anyone do this here before. Perhaps paddle boarding on the river will be a
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DATE/TIME: 05/30/2011 @ 0600 hrs CONTACT OFFICER: Dep Sandbloom #141 CASE # 11-16684 BY: Dep Caporusso #130 CRIME/INCIDENT: BUI w/ Injury LOCATION: Shasta Lake VICTIM(S): SUSPECTS(S): Corey Lee Lewis, age 22 SYNOPSIS: On 05/29/2011, at 2319 hrs (11:19 p.m.), the Shasta County Sheriff’s Boating Safety Unit received a call
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Part 2 of a conversation with two celiac sufferers marking National Celiac Awareness Month in California. Find Part 1 here. - Femme de Joie MP: Are there any restaurants or mainstream food products that cater to the gluten-free market? ...
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We did it. The Literary Minds Online Book Club accepted the challenge to read and review four books in four weeks in May for Mental Health Month. The book club was the brainchild of  the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency's  Community Education Committee. On this Memorial Day, we discuss "The Caveman's Vale
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Men's Retreat in Shingletown a Huge Success On May 28th, 35 men gathered in Shingletown for what was called "A Work'n Man's Retreat." There were chain s
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Memorial Day famously honors America's war dead. At first it was the fallen Union and Confederate soldiers of the Civil War. But now it recognizes a long line of patriots stretching back to Lexington and Concord and continuing to this day with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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For Gov. Brown, the good news isn't
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On behalf of the Redding Chapter of The Military Order of the Purple Heart, I would like to express my profound gratitude to the entire membership of the Asphalt Cowboys for their generous offer allowing us to participate in their Rodeo Parade as Grand Marshals. Eight wounded veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam and t
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Because of the floods and tornadoes everyone is deeply worried, donating whatever they can and pouring out prayers and love to those who need it. The search and rescue teams are working 24/7 and still are hopeful for good news. But where are all those superior Hollywood types who hold concerts for foreign nations? Why aren&
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On behalf of the Active 20-30 Club of Redding, myself, Cameron Middleton and Wade Ellenberger, I want to extend a big thank-you to everyone involved with our Sunset Playground Build Day Project, especially our partners: the Redding West Rotary Club and the city of Redding.
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What: Tehama County Photo Club seeks photos for international contest When: Entries will be accepted through Wednesday, June 29 Where: The Big Picture, 857 Washington St., Red Bluff Photographers around the world are invited to submit their pictures to the 2011 Images from a Glass Eye ...
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Law enforcement agencies in Shasta County have arrested more people for DUI as part of the AVOID campaign this Memorial Day weekend than they did last year, while Tehama County has seen a drop in DUI arrests, a spokesman for the campaign said.
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In April, when neighbors called John and Candace Owens to tell them they found their heifers with sagging, milk-filled udders, but no calves in sight, miles away from their ranch, the Tehama County couple immediately suspected cattle rustlers were at work.
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1911: The 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Scovil was suffering from severe burns on his body. The boy had been left alone in a yard to play while his mother was at work in the house. Somehow he obtained matches and was playing with them. They ignited and set fire to his clothing. His screams attracted the attention of hi
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When you want to see the best football players in the 18-and-under age group in the north state, you head to the local high school. The same goes for basketball, volleyball, wrestling and a few other sports.
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Here's a list of some of the Memorial Day observances planned for today in Shasta County
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What: Schreder Planetarium 2011 Summer Science Camps When: Application deadline: Friday (June 3) Where: Schreder Planetarium, 1644 Magnolia Ave, Redding, CA Choose from six weeks of camps with a focus on STEM (SL) -- it stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, & ...
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Monday (May 30th) will start off sunny but clouds will increase during the day as another cold low-pressure area approaches the Northern California coast. High temperatures Monday will be in the lower 70s. This will be a very slow moving system and will be along the coast on Tuesday, over the north state on Wednesday and fi
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If this Chronicle Op-Ed is accurate, the reported rise in private-school enrollment in a single year is simply astonishing. Private school registration in California Current academic year 673,000 (9.7 percent of California schoolchildren) 2009-10 academic year 513,000 (7.6 percent) That's...
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Fire crews are heading to an area near Mariner's Point in Jones Valley this afternoon, where a vegetation fire reportedly is burning.
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Or perhaps the boat collided with the car? We came upon this odd scene today. Karry snapped a few images as we gingerly rolled by. We hope everyone’s okay.
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What: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Highway 273 Anderson Bike Lane When: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Where: Corner of Pleasant Hills Drive and Rhonda Road (near the Anderson Marketplace), Anderson The city of Anderson, Healthy Shasta and Caltrans invite you to join ... Contact the Anderson City Manager's Office at
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Three: #1 is in today's Keswick and is a tributary to the Sacramento River. The first-known sawmill in Shasta County was located on this creek during the Gold Rush. The creek was heavily mined by the Chinese and it was...
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What: Living Well with Diabetes class When: Mondays, June 6 and June 13, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Mercy Medical Center’s Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, 1950 Rosaline Ave., Suite A, Redding. Cost: Free, but space is limited so pre-registration is required. Join Mercy Medical Center Redding’s ...
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Law enforcement agencies in Shasta County have arrested more people for DUI as part of the AVOID campaign this Memorial Day weekend than they did last year, while Tehama County has seen a drop in DUI arrests, said a spokesman for the campaign.
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Today's high in Redding should be about 72 degrees, and forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento are predicting sunny skies for the area as well.
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Click the image to enlarge this Sunday's cartoon, and find plenty of ceremonies marking Memorial Day in the Shasta County area here, in Paul Shigley's Take-Out Window column. Thanks for remembering. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey.
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By the time you read this column, our son-in-law will have graduated from nursing school. Not by much, you see, as the ceremony was last Thursday evening at Butte College's School of Nursing, 17.1 miles from the doorstep of his home on the western fringe of Chico.
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The U.S. Supreme Court can order California to draw down its prisoner population, but it's hard to see a real path forward for the prison institution that does not involve a near-revolutionary change of management and culture.
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As a community, Redding needs the Convention Center. As a city government, Redding just cannot afford it.
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My first impression of Redding and Shasta County was an ugly one.
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Roseburg Forest Products is proposing zoning changes that would open 771.5 acres of land, between the Bunny Flat area of Mt. Shasta and the Ski Park, to residential development.
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Your May 20 editorial, "Report opens a window onto two Californias," missed the mark with regard to the well-being report recently released by the American Human Development Project.
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Regarding John Keye's Monday letter, "We need morality, note easy abortion": Why would anyone apply morality to only one sex? Keye has given the male population a lovely whitewash in the morals department.
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Currently, the state budget is a hot-button issue, and with it, the funding for our public schools. Annually, the so-called extracurricular subjects are the first to be cut.
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Debbie Simon, Redding
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You can, on the one hand, listen to Bill McKibben, who says the raging Midwest and Southern tornadoes are still another sign of global warming doom. Or you can listen to Harold Camping, who recently announced the world would go kaput not too long after Christians were sent heavenward on May 21 by none other than God himself
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Who needs a travel agent these days when you have online travel sites? Well, we might.
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Ashley Carter and Brian Cobbler, both of Redding, are engaged to be married June 11, 2011, at Churn Creek Golf Course in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jim and Karen Carter of Redding; and Doug and Debbie Stanley of Olathe, Kan. She is a 2005 graduate of Olathe Northwest High School. She is a communications ma
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Mickey (Mick) and Carol Campbell of Millville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 5, 2011, at a party hosted by their children at the Campbells' home. They were married June 5, 1961, in Portland, Ore. They have lived in the Redding area since December 1964. Mickey Campbell is retiring from physical therapy J
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm 15. I share a room with my 17-year-old brother because our mom can only afford two bedrooms. We have a computer in our room and I've noticed him looking at pornographic sites when he doesn't realize I'm paying attention. He has never tried anything sexual with me and I don't think he would, but it ma
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I learned two things this week while my husband, Travis, was out of town for work: I love him desperately, life is much more full and fun when he's home and I should never let my supply of dark chocolate in the house run out. Ever. Especially when desperately loved husband is out of town for the week.
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As the school year nears the end, a new chapter begins: summer reading programs. Coming soon to a library near you could be clowns, firefighters, a magician, motocross racer and more.
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Last week during our weekly phone chat, my best girlfriend and I were talking about friendship. I commented that it was hard to find time to do "girlfriend stuff" and she added that it used to be so much easier to meet new friends and nurture ongoing relationships.
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Robert and Dolores Guill of Anderson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary May 27, 2011. They were married May 27, 1951, in Anderson. Bob and Dolores have been lifetime residents of Anderson. Bob spent his entire career as a truck driver for Bill Guill Trucking, and Dolores began her career in her 60s and worked for Sh
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Holly Scroggins and Aaron Lopez, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Aug. 6, 2011, at Grace Baptist Church in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Allison and Clint Scroggins of Redding. She is a 2007 graduate of Anderson High School. She attends Simpson University and plans to graduate in August with a bache
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The rising appreciation for returning and lost veterans since Sept. 11 has been particularly poignant for those who served in Vietnam and experienced an entirely different reception when they returned from battle in the 1960s and ’70s.
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There's serious talk in Washington, D.C., about the government's future role in home lending.
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Rangers at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area want us to go take a hike... or a kayak tour.
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Two-year-old Hunter Dobbins of Cottonwood, along with his mom Heidi, sample the strawberry shortcake Saturday at the Happy Valley Strawberry Festival. The annual celebration at Happy Valley Elementary School included a pancake breakfast, large servings of strawberries, ice cream and shortcake, craft booths, entertainment a
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Remember your last camping trip? If you camped for more than a couple of days, one of the challenges was most likely keeping clean, especially if in a campsite without restrooms with running water. Hand sanitizers only go so far — and can leave your skin feeling dry and rough.
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Last year about this time I wrote about the great Western stone fly hatch that occurs without fail every year.
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Saturday was a good day for a race, or at least a boat race.
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Most high school seniors are looking toward their graduation and hopefully most of them have made some sort of plan for their future.
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The area's best professional and amateur grillers faced off for trophies and bragging rights Saturday at Viva Downtown Redding's second Pros and Joes Barbecue Grilldown.
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Drunken driving arrests and DUI-related deaths are down this year in Shasta and Tehama counties heading into Memorial Day weekend, a spokesman for the two counties' AVOID campaigns said Saturday.
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According to sandal company IndoSole's website, there's one motorcycle for every eight people in Indonesia. With roughly 237 million people there, that's a lot of bikes — and a lot of discarded tires. IndoSole is working to keep some of those tires from winding up in Indonesia's landfills.
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What is our No. 1 concern in life? My No. 1 concern in life may be considerably different from the average normal person's, so we won't go there, but generally it is personal safety. If that's not No. 1, I'd have to guess that it would at least be in the top five. With the Memorial Day holiday upon us, we ar
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Products / Services Offered: Rafting equipment rental, guided river tours and shuttle service
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In your wild college days, the words "ROAD TRIP!" meant squeezing your friends into the back of a compact car and hitting the road. You survived on a steady diet of fast food burgers and Jolt Cola, and spent your time arguing about which songs to play, and whether Kerouac's "Dharma Bums" or "On the R
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Although the U.S. Forest Service is re-evaluating how and where it uses fire retardant, fires won't be fought differently this summer in the north state.
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The family of Matthew Bancroft, the first north state victim in the war on terror, still trying to come to grips with the death of their loved one nearly 10 years after his death..
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Daily for the past six months, Jack McClellan has taken the short drive to Mayers Memorial Hospital's long-term care center in Burney to see his wife, Mary, and apply salve to her bed sore.
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At least 19 servicemen from the north state have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001. Here are their stories.
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Reception of military showsnew attitude
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ASA UMPIRE TRAINING
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Q: Is it legal to use lights to monitor wildlife if you do not have any guns in your possession? Watching wildlife at night is a very interesting way to educate kids to be on the lookout for and gain an interest in wildlife. I've always wondered whether using lights to do this would be considered harassment somehow and
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Did he or didn't he. Apparently even Billy Ripken doesn't know and it's his card and his bat that hold an exalted — albeit tainted — spot in the history of baseball cards.
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The Redding Diamondbacks U-17 American Legion baseball team won a pair of games Saturday at the Chico Memorial Day Tournament.
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Redding police and the Shasta County Sheriff's Boating Safety Unit responded this afternoon to a report of an overturned canoe on the Sacramento River.
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Named after Mt. Shasta, this ichthyosaur, it turns out, was different from its brethren in the ocean: Shastasaurus didn't have any teeth. From Discovermagazine.com: It has a very small head, a short snout and, most importantly, no teeth at all....
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The first business was established in 1854 at Dutch Gulch (a short distance away) by Fredrick A. Franck as a general merchandise and miners supply store. It moved soon after its establishment to its present location on Main Street in...
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40,000 “patients” of the 17 local marijuana collectives, we are told. Economic activity that remains mostly untaxed, while we as a community close fire stations and lay off cops. Economic activity fueled by
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Drunken driving arrests and deaths are down this year in Shasta and Tehama counties, a spokesman for the AVOID anti-driving under the influence campaigns said today.
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Expect a slight chance of showers today before 11 a.m. followed by a chance of thunderstorms. Otherwise, the day will be partly sunny with a high near 64 degrees.
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Late May has been cool and wet here in much of the North State - but June, June holds the promise of true summer – bringing with it all that summer is supposed to be: soft light of early morning when the day is cool and fresh; iridescent roses, lavender, salad greens, strawberries and cherries; [...]
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Do Redding's 17 medical-marijuana collectives really have 40,000 unique, individual members, nearly half the city's population? Almost certainly not.
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The other morning on the radio I heard Steve Carlton express a faith in Shasta County jurors that our former district attorney, Jerry Benito, apparently lacked. Recalling Benito's press conference where he explained his reasons for not bringing charges against Lennart Christian Schauman, Carlton said his vanquished oppo
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Regarding Jim Nielsen's hateful and fear-mongering words about the Supreme Court's decision to enforce the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution: Applying the Constitution to the real world cannot be construed as "an egregious travesty of justice." In no way is this a parody of justice, but justice itself.
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"DUI checkpoint regulation sought" (Monday) just about put me through the roof.
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HOUSES OF CORRECTION: To abide by the court's decision to reduce the prison population, let's encourage community participation in an Adopt-An-Inmate program.
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Why do you continue to use columns by Thomas Sowell, who writes as an economist, indeed has written books by that title? Why do you think that we are all as dumb as Sowell is?
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Jared Loughner, the Arizona shooter, has been found mentally incompetent to stand trial.
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COTTONWOOD — Despite a sore left hamstring, Jovon Cunningham is getting his chance to defend his state boys triple jump title.
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COTTONWOOD —It was a proper ending on the local stage for some decorated prep track and field athletes.
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Memorial Day purists will be able to honor Monday those who gave their lives for this country on the day they say they should be honored.
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Cool nights, possible rainfall and snow on the ground in the high country are prompting some people who planned to camp this Memorial Day weekend to call it off.
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YREKA — Robert "Bob" Neil Knechtel didn't live long enough to see his daughter's killer brought to justice.
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Murder trial resetin homeless killing
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The search for intelligent life among the cosmos has turned into a quest for cash on Earth.
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Michaels Business Furnishings has moved to north Redding.
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Q: Dear Monty, I just read your column and noticed that while you did not contradict Theresa's sister's opinion that Theresa made one mistake, you subtly did include that she also was distracted by cellphone use and also made an unsafe decision to turn too late.
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In 1911: County Recorder Webb received an order from the chairman of the state board of control (water power) instructing him not to record any more water right locations. A new law approved the month before placed all water rights under the supervision of the state board of control at Sacramento, and before anyone could lo
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Redding police officers investigate a head-on collision on Buenaventura Boulevard that killed the driver of a Honda Civic at 5:55 p.m. Friday.
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The child endangerment trial of a Shasta Lake man whose 11-year-old daughter drowned in Clear Creek during a summer kayak accident last year was put off Friday until Sept. 20.
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The Shasta College Board of Trustees chose the next college president Friday, and board members went with a local candidate.
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Rother School first-grader Kamryn Ruffin talks to California Highway Patrol canine Officer Jay McPeek while petting his dog Echo on Friday at the school. The CHP brought K-9 officers and various equipment to show students what the CHP does.
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Redding police investigators arrested two people Friday and seized 1,000 Ecstasy tablets during a Shasta County Anti-Gang Enforcement (SAGE) operation.
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An 18-year-old Redding man was killed Friday evening in a head-on collision with a pickup on Buenaventura Boulevard.
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Glad you asked. Thanks to my old colleague Tim Hearden, I see that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has launched a planning process for its "California Foothills Legacy Area." In addition to areas to our south, the map includes...
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It is almost as if there are two PATRIOT Acts, and many Members of Congress have not read the one that matters. So a member of the U.S. Senate who has read the one that matters said in a debate...
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KIXE is honored to host an artist of this caliber. Tommy loves PBS and is helping station across the US raise money for their stations. He also has a new show that will air June 4th on KIXE channel 9.
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California's International Order of the Rainbow for Girls raised $66,256.20 for Kristie's Foundation, the first end-of-life care facility of its kind for children.
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That's what he's calling a library and museum to "honor revivals and revivalists of the past." From Charismamag.com: Bill Johnson, senior pastor of Bethel Church in Redding, Calif., is working to build a library of works and documents of past...
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Grayce Frink, a Trinity High graduate, spoke at the 2011 commencement of the UC Berekley School of Law (Boalt Hall).
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This fly fishing event focuses on education and sisterhood while giving support to women whose lives have been challenged by breast cancer. Scrumptious food, special gift for all attendees, and a chance for boutiquing too.
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Local Student graduates Magna Cum Laude in the Nation's Capital
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A section of Buenaventura Boulevard is shut this evening after a fatal head-on collision.
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That was the contention of some of the speakers at Wednesday's Women's Fund forum on drug abuse. When I pressed a few people for data, though, I mostly got impressions and anecdotes -- not any kind of hard figures. But...
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Thanks in part to a series of judges recusing from the case, the initial court hearings on the lawsuit challenging transfers of some $6 million a year from Redding Electric Utility to the city's general fund as a "payment in...
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You can, on the one hand, listen to Bill McKibben, who says the raging Midwest and Southern tornadoes are still another sign of global warming doom. Or you can listen to Harold Camping, who recently announced the world would go kaput not too long after Christians were sent heavenward on May 21 by none other than God himself
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Redding police investigators arrested two people today and seized 1,000 ecstasy tablets during a Shasta County Anti-Gang Enforcement (SAGE) operation.
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California's most lavishly retired "public servant" is not a police or fire chief but the former city administrator of the little L.A. County city of Vernon -- which makes your typical cesspool of corruption look like a swimming hole on...
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"barber3" hit the nail on the head at 9:14 am by guessing it correctly as the back side (porch) behind E. Franck & Co, Saloon in French Gulch. Barber3 has won a $10 gift certificate from River City Java...
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A huge amount of patience is necessary during the course of a Short Sale process. Whether we are managing a Short Sale in Redding CA or surrounding communities, one thing we know for sure, THERE IS NOTHING 'SHORT' about a Short Sale. Patience is required on the part of all parties involved AND it is essential to work
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A Red Bluff woman was killed this morning when her compact car went off a road in Tehama County near Paskenta and overturned.
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A Redding Parolee and his girlfriend have been arrested after the discovery of 10-Thousand Dollars worth of Ecstasy tablets, according to Police. One Thousand tablets of the hallucinogenic drug was allegedly found during a parole search conducted by members of Shasta Anti-Gang Enforcement at a home in the 900 block of Ca
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Thousands of pieces of evidence have been gathered in the case of a Chico man who has pleaded guilty to Possession of Child Pornography. Joshua Aaron Chadwick entered the plea Thursday in Federal Court in Sacramento. The 30-year-old Chico man came to the attention of Law Enforcement through his participation in an online
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Three arrests were made very early Thursday morning when a large amount of marijuana was found in a vehicle traveling through Red Bluff. A Hyundai S-U-V was stopped for a traffic violation by Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies at 3:20AM on Highway 36 at Main Street. The driver, 32-year-old Dorrell Lasean of Eureka, w
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An 18-year-old Redding man was killed Friday after a head-on collision on Buenaventura Boulevard just west of Canyon Creek Road. Coen Howell was driving his 1998 Honda Civic erratically westbound on Buenaventura. Howell was reportedly swerving in and out of traffic. A Toyota Tundra was traveling east, and the Honda turne
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Two arrests were made Thursday after a resident on the eastern edge of Redding interrupted a burglary at his home. George Walton was away from home when he received a call from a neighbor on Freeman Way telling him that suspicious subjects were seen there. When Walton arrived, the suspects slammed the door and ran to the
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Bill Keep reviews "Wisdom of the Last Farmer: Harvesting Legacies from the Land" about a Japanese-American family's struggles to grow peaches and grapes.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers tips for cleaning a dirty oven door.
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Roses and Rust, a vintage home and garden market planned June 4 at a ranch in Anderson, will feature old items given new looks and purposes. The event also includes antiques, food and entertainment.
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We love to eat berries. What kinds can we grow here in Redding?
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Grafted tomatoes? It's no joke. Growers say combining a tasty heirloom with hardy rootstock is the way to dodge all sorts of tomato maladies. But there's a price to be paid.
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A Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man in April 2009 saw his June 14 trial date continued today at the request of both the prosecutor and the defense attorney.
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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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The Shasta County Sheriff's Department's and RPD's (thanks, Dirty Harry, for the reminder) able patrol officers picked up some burglary suspects, displaced foreign travelers from back east. I love this detail: Havenor told police he moved from the Carolinas to...
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An unidentified motorist was killed late this morning when their Toyota compact ran off the road in Paskenta.
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The child endangerment trial of a Shasta Lake man whose 11-year-old daughter drowned in Clear Creek during a summer kayak accident last year was put off today until Sept. 20.
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Two grasses have recently been discussed by PlantRight and other organizations concerned about invasive plants: Mexican Feather Grass (Nassella tenuissima) and Chilean Needle grass (Nassella neesiana). Both have invasive tendencies and are being phased out of production by the nursery industry. Source: UC Garden Web
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A Redding man told Shasta County sheriff's deputies that he surprised two burglars in his home late Thursday morning.
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It's not some starry-eyed utopian who says it will happen soon, but the research chief of General Electric, reports Bloomberg: Solar power may be cheaper than electricity generated by fossil fuels and nuclear reactors within three to five years because...
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Is the continuing carnage in the paper industry --- even among manufacturers of higher-end "green" products --- a sign that Redding shouldn't get its hopes over the proposed paper plant at Stillwater? Or does it clear out some of the...
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A bicyclist was killed east of Corning on Thursday afternoon in a collision with a pickup.
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Where are we? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award certificate with your name and this...
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Own your own wine country cabin on a 10 acre parcel of Manton, for a price that would barely buy you a socially acceptable automobile in Napa. Just 37 miles from Redding, Manton is a very special mountain community. Manton is also lovely Cal
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What: Vocal Master Class led by legendary "Phantom of the Opera" star Franc D'Ambrosio When: Thursday, June 9; Check In: 10:30 a.m., class time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Where: Shasta College Music Building, Room 638 Fee: $25 in advance, $30 at door Westside Performing Arts Company presents a unique opportunity to experience theat
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A pickup reportedly collided with another car on Placer Road at O'Connor Avenue in the Mary Lake area on the far west side of Redding.
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This guy gets stalked by a bear with nothing more then a camera. This would be scary as hell. var AdBrite_Title_Color = '0000FF'; var AdBrite_Text_Color = '000000'; var AdBrite_Background_Color = 'FFFFFF'; var AdBrite_Border_Color = 'CCCCCC'; var AdBrite_URL_Color = '008000'; try{var AdBrite_Iframe=window.top!=window.self?2
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This dog not only survived a tornado but he was able to crawl back home with 2 broken legs! var AdBrite_Title_Color = '0000FF'; var AdBrite_Text_Color = '000000'; var AdBrite_Background_Color = 'FFFFFF'; var AdBrite_Border_Color = 'CCCCCC'; var AdBrite_URL_Color = '008000'; try{var AdBrite_Iframe=window.top!=window.self?2:1
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In dreams last night I walked through a very simple place where the only element in the natural environment seemed to be orange sand. It was spare and creepy. There were motels and little diners as if the place was a tourist destination but why anyone would go there voluntarily was beyond my understanding. I [...]
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Isolated light to moderate showers this morning should yield to partly cloudy skies across the northern Sacramento Valley, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters peg shower chances throughout the day at 30 percent. Showers should end tonight. Afternoon temperatures across the valley floor
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The Dude has been on sabbatical. I went on a long walk one day, got lost, fell asleep under the bridge, grew a beard, changed my name to DarMar VI, and trained a wild hawk to scout out food sources. Three months later, I realized it was all just a dream. But I still have the [...]
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Every Arab-Israeli negotiation contains a fundamental asymmetry: Israel gives up land, which is tangible; the Arabs make promises, which are ephemeral. The long-standing American solution has been to nonetheless urge Israel to take risks for peace while America balances things by giving assurances of U.S. support for Israel
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Your editorial on state prison overcrowding and the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling on releases raises an issue: Why exactly are our prisons so full? The crime rate has decreased steadily since the 1990s. Yet California's prisons are jammed.
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California has again gotten itself into a terrifying situation. Other states, such as Ohio, put their prisoners in privately owned prisons. Consequently, some states with overcrowding send their prisoners out of state to serve their time. Of course the prisoners are supported by the state from whence they came.
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Cut through the grudges, miscommunications and political feuds, and the bottom line is this: The city of Redding is successfully finding ways to cut its maintenance costs and keep its justly beloved park system in decent shape despite repeated budget cuts.
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The Shasta College community got to hear from one of the two finalists for president of the college Thursday at a forum held at the college's theater.
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Officers in Shasta and Tehama counties will crack down on drunken driving this weekend using DUI checkpoints and a warrant sweep.
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Despite recent data suggesting 40,000 people belong to Redding's medical marijuana collectives, Police Chief Peter Hansen says there's no way these groups have that many individual members, which means his department will have to start enforcing the city ordinance that forbids membership to more than one collective.
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Steven Clipperton of Chico (right) and other mountain bike riders get ready to compete in a 15-mile expert division Blazing Saddles race Thursday evening.
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Wednesday's tornadoes in Butte and Glenn counties left a scar on the almond orchards near Durham that will take years to heal.
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COTTONWOOD —Experience pays off.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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The Redding area will host its first Run for Relief for Burma 5K event 9 a.m. Saturday.
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Those who watched the show "That's Incredible" may know the name Dennis Agajanian from the episode in which he picked out William Tell's Overture on his guitar — while going 60 mph on a dirt bike.
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Memorial Day closures
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In 1911: Construction began on the steel building that was to house five new furnaces of the Noble Electric Steel Co.; 100 men were employed, and construction was to be hurried. Two carloads of transformers were received the day before. They were for the installation of the additional furnaces.
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RED BLUFF — When it comes to the top track and field athletes in the area, Red Bluff's Colin Dahlberg is a name that should be in the conversation.
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The prep sports season is almost officially over for the next couple of months.
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School hosts signing ceremony
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An Oregon-based timber company's request to allow development on a 771-acre plot high on a slope leading to Mt. Shasta is just a backup plan.
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Academics and athletics. Clearly, Trinity High School's Justin Jeangerard and Central Valley's Lala Forrest-Cawker are skilled in both areas.
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Organizers of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., don't look at Liam Twight of Happy Valley as just another speller.
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Humane Societywill meet at Nipa's
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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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All together now: AWWWWWWWWWW
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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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Brown, Mutch, Hunter announced
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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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