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June 11th, 2011

"Everybody has something to trade." That's the idea behind the Mount Shasta Trader's Co-op, according to organizer Leslie Ellorin.
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Marines are known for being a determined bunch.
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Shasta Lake firefighters ended an explosion risk Saturday afternoon after a truck crashed into a mobile home and ruptured a natural gas line.
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Q: Could you tell me the law in regard to a vehicle traveling along Interstate 5 and going past a patrol car with lights on and off the side of the road on the shoulder? Any different law with a single vehicle or one pulling a trailer?
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A sea of purple overtook the Shasta College track Saturday morning for the start of Redding's 14th Annual Relay for Life.
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Births — May, 2011
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You may be surprised to learn this column's now almost 3 years old! So many amazing green innovations have occurred during that time, I thought it would be fun to look back and see how green trends have developed.
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In the early days, America's pristine waters once supported plentiful and strong populations of fish. These national natural treasures, especially trout and salmon, appeared to be abundant without end.
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Q: I saw an abalone pearl for sale on Craig's List. Is this legal? I always thought no part of the abalone can be bought, sold, traded or bartered when taken under a California sportfishing license. What does the Department of Fish and Game and California law say regarding abalone pearls? My understanding is the pearl i
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Early in the 1980s, a couple of climbers in the Yosemite Valley decided to stretch a line of webbing a few feet off the ground between two anchors and walk across it, tightrope style.
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Your smartphone may do a good job of keeping you up-to-date in the city, but it also can go to great lengths to help you enjoy your time in the great outdoors. Regardless of what your plans are this summer, chances are that there's an app out there that'll help you plan it, record it and even find your way back home
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In 1911: Mr. and Mrs. George F. Flora and Miss Lela Forschler came in from Igo and left on the evening train for Kennett, where they were going to spend the next day with relatives and friends. A.R. Harrison, shift boss at the Quartz Hill mine in Old Diggings, came to Redding and spent the evening with friends. Attorney W.D
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In a world where your swamp cooler just isn't enough ...
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Services offered: Mixed martial arts instruction, fitness and conditioning class, caveman style workout.
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The concept of structuring a financial plan may be a new concept to most people. I find that many individuals feel that their estates are too small or that a financial plan is too complicated. Their option is often to leave things to chance.
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For years, the economic development mantra from consultants nationally and locally is Shasta County depends too much on retail and service jobs.
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The bats are back silently patrolling the summer night sky. Flitting across the darkening horizon, their grace and presence is awe inspiring to me. Now - with warming nights - that they are a regular feature in my night garden, I thought it would be timely to re-publish this interview with Ray Miller from late [...]
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Shasta Lake firefighters ended an explosion risk this afternoon after a truck crashed into a mobile home and ruptured a natural gas line.
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A friend who monitors local trends on Craigslist forwarded this ad and links to eight similar online ads posted recently: Prop 215 Land/Housing Needed (Shasta County) Date: 2011-06-09, 11:18AM PDT I am in need of land w/housing that allows Prop...
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A sea of purple overtook the Shasta College track this morning for the start of Redding’s 14th Annual Relay for Life.
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In the June utility bill the "Redding Connects" newsletter features a "celebration" of REU's "90 years of service 1921-2011." But it quickly pivots to a full-throated defense of "the long-standing practice of REU transferring funds to the City's General Fund,"...
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Shasta County deputies arrested a 16-year-old boy Friday after a fight on a school bus in Burney.
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Two women were arrested in Burney on Friday when deputies contacted them about a series of burglaries in the area.
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A new study says many Americans, especially lower-income workers (look around) may have to put off retirement until their 80s. A link to the EBRI site. In Redding, where incomes are low and (even WalMart greeter) jobs scarce, you wonder...
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Yesterday's mystery photo was the Phillips School located on Oak Run Road near "downtown" Oak Run. It is named for the pioneer Phillips family. The building was moved to its current location and transformed into a family home. I apologize...
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The warm weather is here to stay as today's high will be about 82 degrees with mostly sunny conditions.
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This doctor practices in Texas and is a popular cancer treatment choice. click here to watch...
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This is my friend Cyrus who is now in Heaven. Cyrus became known to me a few years ago when he walked into the hall at the Catholic church and entered a cl
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If you wanted to build a shopping center on land whose single greatest asset is its freeway access, wouldn't you want to stay on at least passable terms with the people who oversee that freeway?
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Where's our school spirit?
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When witnessing the massive NATO bombing campaign in Libya, one question arises:
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I love it when city politicians get some comeuppance; "Jones, Bosetti slam park deal" (May 24).
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t appears to this writer that two of the Redding City Council members are seeking the truth, while other City Council members are hiding the truth behind closed doors and under the table with the help from the city manager and his department managers.
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The Redding Colt .45s opened their three-game series against the Southern Oregon RiverDawgs by squeezing out a 2-1 road victory on Friday.
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One area prep baseball coach recently told me that "baseball and softball are the stepchildren of the athletic season."
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A Redding native earned a spot in the finals of Disney's ImagiNations 2011 competition where college and graduate school students create and design original attractions that would follow the visions of its amusement parks.
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The Shasta District Fair starts Wednesday and patrons are in for the usual fare and maybe even a few surprises.
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Three teenagers were arrested by police Thursday night after they allegedly assaulted a Redding man and woman in downtown Redding near MarketFest.
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Proposed maps for Assembly, state Senate and U.S. Congressional districts would split Siskiyou County, grouping the remoter west side with the liberal-leaning North Coast.
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Q: Monty, Why is it cars and trucks get tickets for modified mufflers and being loud, yet Harley-Davidson motorcycles blast out the sound without fear of Johnny Law?— Signed, a BMW motorcycle riderA: With nice weather soon upon us and fuel prices as high as they are, motorcycle traffic will be at an all-time high this
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Forest Service firefighters had the Cougar Butte fire in Modoc National Forest 50 percent contained by Friday afternoon.
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John Laco talks with Evelyn Anderson at the 57th Annual Soroptimist Pioneer Luncheon on Friday at the Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson.
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In 1911: The troubles between Jeremiah Wright and James Bedford were at an end. A month ago the long-nurtured enmity Wright held against Bedford led to Wright making an unprovoked attack on Bedford with a cane and a knife. Bedford narrowly escaped with his life, and Wright had since been confined in the county jail. Althoug
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The Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce and Results Radio will host "Jazz Under the Bridge" business after-hours mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 24.
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Dana Clark and Derrick Fesler
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Redding police arrested a 51-year-old Redding man today after officers said he brandished a knife and took tools from the bed of another man’s pickup.
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Congratulations bandellis! You have won a wall certificate and a $10 gift certificate from River City Java in Redding that can be used to buy anything from a bunch of coffees to a bunch of Record Searchlight newspapers! Thank you...
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With thousands of square feet of empty retail space conspicuous in greater Redding, is our area really underserved by big box, department store and smaller retail chains? So says Jeff Hess of Hawkins Companies Development, who told Record Searchlight reporter Alayna Shulman in
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Gardening news includes cutbacks at McConnell Arboretum nursery, two upcoming garden tours and tips for controlling codling moths on apple trees.
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Thursday nights kickoff of MarketFest, the popular street festival in Downtown Redding, had a sour note at its conclusion a block away as a 28-year-old man was seriously assaulted by a group of attackers in the south end of the Downtown Parking Structure. Witnesses told Redding Police that Aaron Webbon was kicked and pun
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Hardiness ratings for plants are based on a U.S. Department of Agriculture map first published in 1960 that divides North America into 11 zones. The zones are based on cold, not heat. Each zone has a 10-degree difference in the average minimum temperature, with Zone 1 being the coldest. Zones aren’t the last word on what
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A man in Corning was struck by a car while riding his bicycle early Friday morning, and Corning Police say it was done intentionally. 22-year-old Colby Pfeiffer suffered lacerations to his arms, hands, legs, and head. At around 2:30AM, he was in the parking lot of Bartel’s Giant Burger on Corning Road when he says
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Question: I recently planted cantaloupe seedlings. They grew well at first but then wilted. What's going on?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers a strategy for organizing the onslaught of mail at home.
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Graduation isn't just about looking ahead. It's also thinking about what's being left behind.
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A huge shopping center proposed for Churn Creek Bottom has been approved by the Shasta County Planning Commission, but only by the narrowest of margins. Thursday’s meeting extended well into the night, and the project was finally given approval by a vote of 3 to 2. Churn Creek Bottom Homeowner’s Association C
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Sitting through the public comments pro and con at the county Planning Commission meeting yesterday evening, I noted that nobody from the generally pro-growth Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce spoke up. Did the opening night of MarketFest conflict with the...
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Even as the county Planning Commission recommended approval of the new Knighton Road shopping center last night, a represented of the state Department of Transportation submitted a scathing letter at yesterday's meeting, essentially reiterating that it won't sign off on...
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What was the name of this school? 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...
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Plenty of people turned out for the first MarketFest of the season on Thursday in Redding's Library Park. Here's a sample of what the afternoon looked like, photographed by Alan Ernesto Phillips. For more on this summer's free outdoor concerts, including Marketfest, Shasta Lake's Friday Night in the Park and Anderson's 
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Thus said Kent Dagg late yesterday of Gary Hawkins, founder of Boise-based Hawkins Companies, for his "remarkable" interest in bringing hundreds of retail jobs to the heart of Churn Creek Bottom. OK, Kent, here's a picture to work from. Look...
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The taxpayers shouldn't be asked to fork over one more dime. Not until we take drastic actions to end waste, fraud and abuse, not until we remove the regulatory hurdles that strangle businesses and currently make California the worst place...
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Once again proving that irony is the most powerful force in the universe, the latest maps posted on the website of the Citizens Redistricting Commission, which is set to approve its first drafts today, show that Siskiyou County Supervisor Marcia...
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We put together a brief video to better explain the opportunity presented by HomeCraft Breads to walk in and simply take over a long-time and well regarded bakery operation. This business is for sale for $175,000. If you are interested in learning more about this unique opportunity, please contact us.
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OK, Memorial Day has passed us by, which everyone now indicates is the true start of summer. I can dig that, except that some schools in NYC are still in session until late June.You very well may question why there's no Beach Boys in this list. Well, it's my list and I'm not a fan.Summer music, your
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Three teenagers were arrested by police Thursday night after they allegedly assaulted a Redding man and woman in downtown Redding near MarketFest.
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Redding residents can expect today to see sunny skies and a high temperature near 86 degrees, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight's low should be near 58. Saturday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 85, while's Sunday's forecast should be nearly identical
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What: Medford Beer Week When: June 12-18 Where: Medford, Oregon Celebrating an American tradition that began in 1587 when Virginia colonists brewed ale using corn, the first-ever Medford Beer Week will take place ...
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Monty, I am an EMT with a local ambulance service. About once or twice a month I am approached by people when out in uniform and I am amazed by how many questions they have about what to do when a Code 3 (emergency response) vehicle is near. Here are some of the questions I [...]
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Small performance troupes and trade-show promoters alike feel squeezed out of a high-profile venue. Church-state watchdogs bristle at the idea of a megachurch taking over a city facility.
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The Republicans swept November's midterm election by making it highly ideological, a referendum on two years of hyper-liberalism — of arrogant, overreaching, intrusive government drowning in debt and running deficits of $1.5 trillion annually. It's not complicated. To govern left in a center-right country wher
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Good evening from Pittsburg, Kansas.
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I agree with Mary Morin's views about the prison system (letter, Saturday) to a point. I'm still against the death penalty. But there are four things that will help California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation inmates from returning to prison.
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For all the hard work she put into her softball skills in the off-season, Cheridan Hawkins had the modest goal of simply having a better junior season compared to her sophomore year in 2011.
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The 39th edition of the Redding Pro-Am figures to be a wide-open one.
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Andrew Millner celebrated his selection this week in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft in style.
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A Modoc County wildfire that caused smoke to drift over portions of Shasta County more than doubled in size by Thursday afternoon.
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A 19-year-old man accused of repeatedly stabbing another Redding man Monday night may have been stalking him and his family for about a year after he was kicked out of their Bundy Court apartment, a Redding police report shows.
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For the past 35 years Steve Roberts' title at Liberty Christian Schools has been superintendent.
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About 35 graduates from kindergarten through college rose from their seats on the Shasta College Theatre stage Thursday night to be honored by a crowd of more than 200.
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Nearly 1,200 people will take turns rounding the Shasta College track for a full 24 hours starting Saturday.
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In 1911: The day of the continuous drunk and freedom for the inveterate user of drugs is over if a new state law was enforced against victims of their own indulgence. Any man or woman, complained against and who could be proven to be habitual users of liquor or drugs, could be sent to a state insane hospital to remain until
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In a 3-2 vote, Shasta County planning commissioners recommended Thursday night that the Board of Supervisors approve initial steps toward building a controversial shopping center proposed for the Churn Creek Bottom area.
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Eighty-seven-year-old John Russell had long wondered who plucked him unconscious from the Baltic Sea when his B-17 was shot down during World War II.
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In fall 2008, Sheila Heuer climbed atop Cowboy, a painted horse "with kind eyes and (a) sweet, gentle disposition."
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In a 3-2 vote, Shasta County planning commissioners recommended tonight that the Board of Supervisors approve initial steps toward building a controversial shopping center proposed for the Churn Creek Bottom area.
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A federally funded program to help distressed homeowners has added more mortgage service companies.
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Learn about trains, meet an author and have your kids participate in a triathlon this weekend.
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The Balls Ferry Flouring Mill was on the east bank of the Sacramento River at the present location of the Riverside Inn restaurant on Gover Road.
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area seeks kayak tour assistants.
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Mine eyes have seen a picture of Anthony Weiner’s cock: He should have kept it in his pants wrapped inside a cotton sock; If he’s going to leave it out that way, he should rub it with sun block A penis is in the news!   Glory, glory, hallelujah! Glory, glory, hal
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For the last several months, I have be exclusively focused on writing a new novel and have therefore been remiss in keeping up this blog. And while I have not finished the novel, I feel compelled to return to blogging as we are entering dangerous times for the nation. I hope to get posts out at least every Monday
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Timothy J. Duffy, Redding
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The Republicans swept November's midterm election by making it highly ideological, a referendum on two years of hyper-liberalism — of arrogant, overreaching, intrusive government drowning in debt and running deficits of $1.5 trillion annually. It's not complicated. To govern left in a center-right country wher
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Nancy Geer, Redding
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Small performance troupes and trade-show promoters alike feel squeezed out of a high-profile venue. Church-state watchdogs bristle at the idea of a megachurch taking over a city facility.
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Here's an interesting example of the new dynamics at work in California politics. California's largest labor union announced the launch of a new political action committee Thursday aimed at electing moderate Republicans to the state Legislature. The announcement by the...
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The theatre was built in 1927 as part of Shasta High School. It is located on the west side of the present administrative building at 2200 Eureka Way. It was remodeled in 1974, and again in 2005. It was named...
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Eighty-seven-year-old John Russell of Redding had longed wondered who plucked him unconscious from the Baltic Sea when his B-17 was shot down during World War II. Now, 67 years later, he has the answer.
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the Shingletown man who died after the car he was driving left Highway 44 a couple of miles east of Shingletown. 59-year-old Ronnie Conama was declared dead at the scene by emergency personnel. Shortly before Noon Wednesday, Conama was eastbound when he al
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Progress has been made by firefighters battling a blaze in Modoc County. Drifting smoke has been seen and smelled in the Redding Area over the past couple of days, though it’s been considerably worse in the Intermountain Area of Eastern Shasta County. The “Cougar Fire” started Wednesday on the Modoc Nat
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A Shasta County Jail Inmate tried to hang himself Wednesday, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. The male inmate was found by Corrections Officers at 2:35 Wednesday afternoon during a routine safety check. He was reportedly hanging from a bedsheet in his cell. Guards removed the bed sheet and started e
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A vegetation fire in Happy Valley scorched about a quarter-acre Wednesday. The fire was reported just after Noon at 17152 Palm Avenue. It was declared contained at 12:25, and the cause is under investigation. Cal-Fire Prevention Officer Linda Galvan says the warm weather is getting a late start, but people shouldn’
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Maybe the president is just trying to shore up his chances of winning Iowa and Indiana again in the 2012 election, but this is an interesting executive order creating a "Rural Council." Its goals: (a) make recommendations to the President,...
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Have you ever wondered why Shasta County was named 'Shasta County' when Mount Shasta isn't even in the county? Here's the correct answer. It is from the excellent book titled History of Siskiyou County, 1881 written by Harry L. Wells:...
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It's all Herger's fault (for not bringing home more pork). It's all the Tea Party's fault. It's all the fault of southern California transplants. So argues fellow Redding native Greg Beale in the paper today. Ah, if only Redding's long-standing...
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1. Marketfest 5 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 11 at Library Park, 1552 Placer St., Redding. Features live music; and information, craft, beer and food booths. Tonight: Hot Club Sandwich, a “hot jazz string band.” Go to www.vivadowntownredding.org/about.html
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When people ask musician Kyra Goldman, "What is your style?" she answers, "Gospel folk." If she says "Christian music," people have a preconceived notion of what that is, but her sound is influenced by all styles of music, especially Caribbean, Middle Eastern, East African, Celtic, folk, blues and jazz. See this unique solo
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A couple of Friday evenings back, I enjoyed a well-above-par prime rib dinner as the setting sun turned the trees and fairways at Tucker Oaks Golf Course a golden yellow.
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From my first newspaper boss, Gil Moore, managing editor of the Searchlight in the late Sixties: Want to write, speak better? Consider these 27 usage tips By Gilbert Moore Here are an old editor's 27 tips for improving your writing...
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• Fair tasting • One Maple hosts music • Hit the trail • Field to Fork • Celebrate tasting room
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A man killed in a solo traffic accident Wednesday on Highway 44 east of Shingletown was identified today by the Shasta County coroner's office as Ronnie Kenneth Conama of Shingletown. He was 59
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With its Victorian houses and historic downtown, any stay in Red Bluff can feel like a trip back in time. From June 17-19, however, a gang of local talent will transport people back to a very specific period of time and place. The popular Red Bluff Elks Lodge, complete with a peek-window door, will be transformed into a 192
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Major props are due to my son Brian Michael Pratt as he  makes a serious, life-changing transition. This last weekend I traveled to Santa Rosa to see Brian graduate from law school. He and his longtime pal, Barack Arnold, have , in the last year devoured combined 3rd and 4th year law curriculum. Bravo, boys. [...]
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YREKA - About 72,000 marijuana plants found growing in a remote area of Siskiyou County have been destroyed during a pot raid following a tip, Siskiyou County sheriff’s officials announced today.
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What if you opened a new store in town only to realize that, as opening day neared, the trucks hauling all the goods to stock the shelves kept getting turned back because the roads were too narrow and winding? That's...
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A wildfire in Modoc County that caused smoke to drift over portions of Shasta County more than doubled in size by this afternoon.
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THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE "BLIND BULLDOG" :Since this fight to right the injustice in the so called "justice" system as it pertains to family law began more than a year ago, we have learned that there appear to be no honest or loyal attorneys practicing family law in this area. If
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I’ve been tagged by Tony Noland, and East Coast writer and author of “Blood Picnic & Other Stories,” with a meme. And that prompt is, “What does writing mean to you?”If I were
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ANDERSON - Emergency crews are on the scene this morning of a vehicle rollover off northbound Interstate 5 north of Deschutes Road.
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Lovely wild iris is in bloom around here. A more delicate and subtle version of the big, showy domesticated versions. I always feel like I’ve stumbled on a special place when I find one, but here is a whole group just west of Redding.
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Sunny skies and warm temperatures are settling in over Redding. Today's high temperature should be 89 degrees, while Friday's high temperature should be near 85, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Saturday's forecast, as well as Sunday's, call for the thermometer to reach about 85 degrees. But
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Will have it's monthly meeting at the "Neighborhood Church" on Tuesday night June 14th at 7:00 pm.The church is at 777 Loma Vista Dr. off of  south Bechelli.
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What: Read-around and Pot Luck When: Saturday (June 11), 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Where: Redding All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial Hall (directions) This popular event offers writers the opportunity to read up to five minutes from their original works. Sign ...
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Coinciding the arrival of warm weather, the free summer concert season is starting in Shasta and Siskiyou counties. The music started last night, June 8, as Mosquito Serenade opened its 30th season in Anderson River Park. The series continues at 7 p.m. on most Wednesday nights through August 10, with the traditional July 3
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What: 5th Annual Igo Street Sale When: Saturday, June 11, 8 a.m. Where: Placer Road Please join us in beautiful downtown Igo on Saturday, June 11th. Starting time is 8 a.m. for all the activities below: The 5th Annual Igo ...
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I was so intrigued by this Frugal House event, which begins tonight and runs through Saturday. I'd totally be there if I weren't already busy getting ready for our big Garden Tract Yard Sale (shameless promotion: the annual Garden Tract Neighborhood Yard Sale is Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon). But for sure, I'll file th
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Rewind to Dunsmuir in the early 1920s. Population: 3,100. Over 1,000 were employed by the railroad. Dunsmuir dates its railroad history even further, to the late 1880s, when the Central Pacific Railroad (later, Union Pacific) built a roundhouse, turntable, depot, machine shops and rail yard on Dunsmuir’s waterfront – a
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What: Tommy Emmanuel in Concert When: Saturday, June 11, 8 p.m. Where: David Marr Theater, 2200 Eureka Way, Redding, CA 96001 Cost: $30-$35 in advance (ticketmaster) Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel is ...
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Maybe next year or maybe in another decade, Churn Creek Bottom will see substantial commercial growth.
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Anthony, Anthony, Anthony. Welcome back to Powerful Men Behaving Badly, Weiner Edition. There's a lot of competition, but this episode may be the stupidest and most pathetic of all.
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A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that while three of the leading causes of death were on the decline, only chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, increased. These new findings mean that COPD moved into the No. 3 spot for leading causes of death, behind only cancer and heart dis
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The West Nile virus is carried by mosquitoes that can infect people and animals. Most people who become infected don't get sick; however a few can become seriously ill with symptoms such as high fever or a brain infection. Each year, Shasta County residents and their animals are at risk for infection. West Nile virus can be
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We often receive questions from people about the Mini Mental State Exam (MMSE) and how it relates to dementia and what it actually accomplishes. There are many types of dementia, the umbrella term for Alzheimer's disease, Lewy Bodies, Parkinson's, Huntington's disease, vascular dementia, alcohol- or drug-induced dementia, a
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, AB+ and O- blood. BloodSource also is in need of O- donors.
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Silas Lyons (column, Sunday) is right: Redding has a bad attitude. I am a native, born and raised here in a "pioneer" family, so have lots of history.
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It comes from this cranky Joel Kotkin essay: No surprise the number of lawyers in California increased by almost a quarter last decade, notes Sara Randazzo of the Daily Journal. That's two and a half times the rate of population...
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Last year, Andrew Millner heard some local names get called in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft.
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ANDERSON — Large wheels, lots of suspension, noisy motors and lots of crushing.
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The Redding Colt .45s lost 7-3 to the California Glory in 11 innings at Tiger Field on Wednesday.
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And that is setting him profoundly at odds with the most vocal GOP activists, as The Washington Post reports. I don't know what the heck to do about global warming, but I do know that when a political party that...
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A man and a dog were killed Wednesday when their car went off Highway 44 east of Shingletown and hit a tree.
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In 1911: A small fire in the parlor at the home of R.E. Burk on Railroad Avenue in Redding resulted in two people being slightly burned while fighting the fire. Mrs. Eva Burnett, the housekeeper and the only one at home, was burned about the face and hands and had her hair singed. J.A. Massie, who lives next door, came with
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A Redding man accused of stabbing another man Monday night pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Those who love the outdoors are being warned to take precautions against cold and swift rivers and streams as the state's abundant snowpack begins melting faster as temperatures rise.
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Rocky Slaughter wants to help the jobless put their best face forward.
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City crews will continue mowing lawns, pruning shrubs and picking up trash in Redding's public parks.
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A clear majority of Trinity County residents voted in favor of extending a parcel tax Tuesday to keep the county's only hospital afloat for another five years.
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Redding will grant Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. another year to build a manufacturing plant at Stillwater Business Park on "free" land.
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Goats graze in the area of the Tower House Historic District in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area on Wednesday.
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Started 11 years ago by local dermatologist Craig Kraffert, DermStore is closing its retail outlet in downtown Redding.
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Bank gives$15,000 to Habitat
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Quite at random, I just learned that June 8, 2011 -- today -- is the 20th birthday, in a sense, of the Sacramento River Trail. From deep in our digital archives comes a brief item published Thursday, June 6, 1991:...
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Hey, bravo to the voters in the city of Mount Shasta, who saw a local priority worth saving. From the Mt. Shasta News: Mount Shasta, Calif. -- Mount Shasta voters approved Measure H during a special election yesterday, ensuring a...
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Down in Sacramento, legislative committees met today to attempt to hash out next year's budget. Here's the day's end reaction of Assemblyman Jim Nielsen, a GOP leader on the budget: "Today's action in budget committee was a complete façade. There...
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Treatment: "Rub bacon fat on your warts then hang them in the sun to dry. As the fat melts away, so do your warts." — Sir Francis Bacon.
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Think any more of us would read user agreements if they got dramatic readings like this one by Oscar-winner Richard Dreyfuss for iTunes? Click here....
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A 41-year-old Shasta County jail inmate suffered minor injuries today when he tried to hang himself with a sheet.
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The Redding Police Graffiti Eradication Program is getting an effective new tool for removing paint from defaced surfaces. Gang Tags are considered to be a key for Gangs trying to establish their presence in a community. For that reason, Redding Police have a long-standing policy to remove such graffiti as quickly as pos
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A failure in an electric panel caused a fire Tuesday night in Redding. Crews were called to 2734 Akard Avenue just before Midnight. Investigators say the blaze ignited in the Fuse Panel then spread into the wall cavity, and to the attic area. Crews were able to contain the fire after Redding Electric Utility shut off ele
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A man arrested while transporting Methamphetamine through Tehama County in April has been sentenced. An Officer with Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement made a traffic stop on Roman Morales Romero, who gave the Officer a fake name. The ruse was quickly revealed, and the Officer used his Canine to search the vehicle. The
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In general over the years -- whether due to instinct or sensitive to the needs of the farmers in his district -- Rep. Wally Herger has not been an especially hard-liner on immigration, at least by the standards of Republicans....
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HAPPY VALLEY - Firefighters quickly contained this afternoon a quarter-acre vegetation fire near here.
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SHINGLETOWN - Emergency crews were sent late this morning to a reported solo traffic accident on Highway 44 east of here.
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7:00 pm at the "Neighborhood Church" in Redding, we'll see you there!!
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What: "Cowboy the Magic Horse" book signing When: Friday, June 10, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Where: Whiskeytown Visitor Center Local author Sheila Heuer will have the formal release and signing of her newly published book, "Cowboy the Magic Horse" at Whiskeytown ...
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The Fishing Report — June 10, 2011
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Q. Do you believe abortion is a sin? Why or why not? A Zen Buddhist views actions as either skillful or non-skillful. Abortion is a non-skillful act as it interferes with life and brings suffering. From a Zen perspective, those who choose abortion need compassionate and non-judgmental caring now and guidance in making futur
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Those who love the outdoors are being warned to take precautions against cold and swift rivers and streams as the state’s abundant snowpack begins melting faster as temperatures rise.
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Thanks to historian and researcher Larry Snell, I have found what happened to "Best Traction Engine #185". According to Larry, it was originally owned by the Ritts Mill, also located at Shingletown. After working at the mill, it went to...
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A $6,610 grant has been awarded to the Redding Police Department to purchase a hot water pressure washer for its graffiti eradication program, it was announced today.
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RED BLUFF - A Red Bluff man was arrested Monday on suspicion of assaulting another man with a steel fence post, Tehama County sheriff's deputies said today.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are alter, fond and tranquil. Something short, and not so sweet. RaptureThat he had been in-utero during the Cuban Missile Crisis seemed to taint Tony Breslauer’s future life as something of a worrywart and a f
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This is odd. 9259 Placer in Redding is a 4380 sqft 4/3 home on 2.7 acres, with a
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Mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 86 degrees are in Redding's weather forecast for today. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say Thursday should be even warmer with a high temperature near 88. Friday should see mostly sunny skies with a high near 86, while Saturday's high should be arou
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What: Tehama Trail Passport Weekend When: June 18-19 Where: Tehama County Cost: $20 in advance, $25 after Friday (June 10) The Passport Weekend will be a chance for visitors to tour 17 farms/wineries currently on the Tehama Trail Map. All of ...
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What: Frugal House 2011 When: Thursday through Saturday (June 9-11) Where: 1660 Vallombrosa Ave., Chico Frugal House 2011 is just days away. The popular and unique event -- in which everything in the house is for sale -- utilizes the talents of designers and design students in Chico and benefits the North State Symphony .
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What: Rescued Animals in Need (RAIN) Benefit Flea Market When: Saturday, June 11, 10-4 Where: Black Butte Plaza, Shingletown Shingletown Flea Market season has arrived. This year's first Flea Market on May 14 was a huge success, with over 400 attendees ...
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Comedy isn't easy. And making it look easy takes of great deal of careful preparation. It is, as they say, all in the timing. Mounting a full-scale musical is a daunting task for any theater and the enormous cost for performance rights and music royalties this type of show demands can hamper a community theater's ability t
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One of the most important aspects of human sexuality is the physical touch. We kiss, caress, explore through touch and, when in a sexual situation, this is connected to the sex act itself. Sensual massage can be a prelude to or standalone activity of exploration, discovery, enjoyment and connection. It heightens the entire
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A fire sparked by a faulty electrical panel caused about $25,000 in damage to an Akard Avenue home and its contents late Tuesday night, but no one was injured.
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A Whitmore man suffered major injuries and was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Tuesday night after he crashed his pickup on Whitmore Road.
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Last week, we carried an article by Tom Stokely of the California Water Impact Network on a proposed bill that would potentially dramatically reshape California water law. Several other locals I know who are plugged into state water politics said...
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Individually, they're all likable enough. Put them in a room together, though, and Redding's city councilors are about as popular as yet another June rainstorm in the weekend forecast.
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Two unrelated news stories on the same day show the contrast between government decisions and private decisions.
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When a recipe calls for sugar, can I substitute artificial sweeteners?  Sugar helps make baked goodies puffy, golden brown and moist, but plain granulated sugar isn't your only option. Whether looking to cut calories, use less processed ingredients or simply change up the flavor, here are some options.
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I wonder where Rep. Wally Herger was when AARP was backing a Republican-sponsored prescription drug plan under President Bush without funding.
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Every parent wants their child to be safe in the vehicle they drive. The child's life is invaluable to the parent. Does this mean the parent goes deep into debt to get a $75,000 ultra-safe SUV with airbags in every crevice and the best crash test rating in the world? No
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Misty Rutledge has been working full-time and going to school full-time, while also raising her 5-year-old son, Bobby.
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Shasta High School alum Aaron Westlake was chosen by the Detroit Tigers in the third round of the 2011 Major League Baseball drafton Tuesday.
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Outside of Aaron Westlake, no other local heard his name called on Tuesday, the second day of the three-day 2011 Major League Baseball draft.
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The Redding Colt .45s halted a six-game losing streak by beating the California Glory 8-1 at Tiger Field on Tuesday.
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The main high school sports season has come to an end, which gives us an opportunity to look back at the Top 10 coaching performances for the 2010-11 school year.
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I don't know much about Tim Pawlenty, but the former Minnesota governor and GOP presidential candidate seemed like a good guy in general. Then I read this Bloomberg story: Pawlenty said that much of the revenue that would cover the...
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If Redding voters ever decide on a local government charter, it won't be one that current elected leaders shaped.
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But Shasta could face cuts for '12 services
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A long-disputed retail center proposed for 92 acres of farmland in the Churn Creek Bottom area between Redding and Anderson may be one step closer to reality after it's considered by Shasta County Planning Commissioners at a public hearing on Thursday.
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Funds keepWeavervillefacility open
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Victim upgraded to fair from critical
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Equine herpes contagious, official says
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ANDERSON — A Shasta County man was arrested Monday night by Anderson police on suspicion of violating parole after he reportedly tried to elude officers in a pickup that had been reported stolen.
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Had eight warrants in three counties
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A small group of people gathered in front of the Redding City Council chambers for about 40 minutes Tuesday to ask council members to consider establishing a homeless camp.
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In 1911: Bids were to be opened for a $150,000 dredger to be built on gold-bearing land at the foot of Eagle Mountain near Igo. The property had been known as the "Doc" Dunham placer mine. Eight hundred acres had been obtained. The company was to consist of Curtis Russell, Sacramento, president, and Dr. W.C. Bryant,
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The Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar titled "Great Customer Service" from 8 to 10 a.m. on June 29.
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If Redding voters ever decide on a local government charter, it won’t be one that current elected leaders shaped.
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Realtor Skip Murphy has a listing for this 30-year-old biz with a great product. Click here for details. And pictures....
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From the LA Times: The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday rejected a proposal from police officials to continue the city's red light traffic-camera program, a move that would shut down the controversial cameras in days unless the City Council opts...
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A blown transformer was blamed for starting a small grass fire this afternoon at 3838 Balls Ferry Road just east of downtown Cottonwood.
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Ladies: Summer is here and it's a new season to do something FUN for yourself!
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Free lecture on plein air painting at Ashland Art Center. This is an introduction and information night for painting on location at the EdenVale Winery in SW Medford.
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Shasta County sheriff's detectives arrested a 53-year-old registered sex offender this afternoon in an online sting in which undercover investigators posed as a 15-year-old girl on a social networking website.
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City crews will continue mowing lawns, pruning shrubs and picking up trash in Redding’s public parks.
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It's remarkable how crazy Redding's home building market was in 2005 . . . and is in 2011. Of course one precipitated the other. Some numbers: In 2005, a year the city generated a record $222 million in construction dollar valuation, the building department recorded 335 single-family home p
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Hank Leon Riley, a wanted Hayfork man who continued to remain on the run following an accidental April 22 shooting of a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy near Whiskeytown Lake, has been found.
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Looking for a job in Redding? How about running your own business? Homecraft Breads and Bakery is located in the round cedar building on Park Marina Drive. It’s a family operation that employs 4 people, part time. Open si
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A high speed chase by Anderson Police ended in a crash Monday night. Officers spotted a stolen Dodge Pickup a little after 10PM on Bellview Road, and turned around in time to see it run a stop sign. A traffic stop was attempted, but the truck reportedly continued west across Highway 273 through a red light. A chase conti
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An early morning street fight led to five arrests. Redding Police Officers were called to 3726 Churn Creek Road around One O’clock Tuesday morning. When they arrived on scene, Officers found five people in the street. The suspects attempted to flee, but all five were eventually taken into custody. An investigation
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A pickup truck stolen in Redding early Tuesday morning was recovered in less than a half-hour, according to Redding Police. At 4:17AM, a resident of Ishi Drive in East Redding reported that his 2002 Ford F-250 had just been stolen from in front of his house. A Redding Police Officer spotted the pickup on Hartnell Avenue
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Major injuries resulted when a vehicle crashed in Anderson River Park Tuesday morning. At 1:36AM, Officers were called to the collision near the Veterans Memorial in the Park. They located a vehicle that had collided with a fixed object. Two passengers were transported to Mercy Medical Center with major injuries. The dri
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A man was arrested in the Corning area after Deputies finally got him out of his car. Shortly after 8 O’clock Saturday night, Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an Orchard off of Toomes Avenue where a suspicious vehicle was stuck in the mud. When they spoke with 43-year-old Joseph Ward of Man
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A group of girls in Tehama County has produced blankets for the Red Cross to give to disaster victims. As part of the Girls Inc. leadership and community action program, 6th grade girls at Red Bluff’s Jackson Heights Elementary School conducted Fundraisers to purchase the material, then handmade 30 fleece blankets
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Shasta District Fair officials have canceled all of the horse shows at this year's fair, due to concerns over equine herpes virus. The shows typically draw several hundred participants, said fair CEO Chris Workman. Fair officials phoned each of the entrants and told them about the cancellation, she said.
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Perhaps more than the polling about a city charter itself in a recent survey conducted by a construction-trades group, the most intriguing part to me is the positive-negative numbers on various local politicians, groups and institutions. (Here's a direct link...
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This Op-Ed by the CEO of putatively nonprofit Blue Shield of California is one of the strangest proud announcements I've read in a while. First, we will limit profits for our company. Specifically, we will cap our net income at...
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Aaron Westlake, the Vanderbilt University star and former Shasta High School standout, was selected today by the Detroit Tigers with the third round of the Major League Baseball draft. Westlake was the 106th pick in the draft.
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ANDERSON – The Shasta District Fair has canceled all of its horse shows that were scheduled for the fair due to the outbreak of equine herpes virus cases.
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Shasta High alum Aaron Westlake was chosen by the Detroit Tigers in the third round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.
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Let me second the Wall Street Journal's conclusion in its editorial on Weiner-gate: Anthony Weiner now joins a disturbing list of elected officials in our time who've lost any sense of self-discipline. If there are others out there wandering in...
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RED BLUFF – A 43-year-old Tehama County man remains in Tehama County jail today after he was arrested Saturday when sheriff’s deputies said he became combative after being ordered out of his stuck vehicle.
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RED BLUFF - Tehama County sheriff's deputies are investigating the theft of five sheep taken from a Bentz Lane pasture in Red Bluff.
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A Redding man was hospitalized Monday night after being stabbed four times, including once in the head, according to Redding police.
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ANDERSON - A Shasta County man was arrested Monday night by Anderson police on suspicion of violating parole after he reportedly tried to elude officers in a pickup that had been reported stolen.
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Five people, including a drunken 13-year-old in possession of a doubled-edged dagger, were arrested early this morning following a reported street fight on Churn Creek Road, Redding police said.
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We like the Mel Mar subdivision very much. Large lots populated with late ’60 ranch styl
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A Redding teenager was arrested early this morning after he allegedly stole a pickup after finding the keys inside it during a burglary, police said.
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Mostly sunny skies with a high temperature near 82 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast today, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say.The rest of the week should be pretty sunny and warm, too. Wednesday’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high near 85, while the high temperature on
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What: Chico Area Farm Tour When: Saturday and Sunday (June 11 and 12) and June 26 Where: Three farms -- Chaffin Family Orchards, Massa Organics and GRUB CSA Cost: Adults: $15 tour or meal; kids under 6, free; kids over 6, $8. Through a series of farm tours, visitors will learn ...
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Residences throughout the Garden Tract neighborhood in central Redding will be holding a community yard sale this Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon; any household can participate and some homes may extend their sales through the afternoon as well.
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For many, starting an exercise program is often daunting for people because they may be out of shape, overweight or have other health conditions that lead to inactivity. Although every journey begins with the first step, walking might not be the best way to begin an exercise program if you are one of the nearly [...]
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Railroad Days is the biggest thing to happen all year in the southern Siskiyou County town of Dunsmuir, and the event returns this Friday through Sunday, June 10 through 12, with a full schedule of rail car tours, a parade, a footrace, music and more. Railroad Days has been around since the 1940s, and last [...]
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That red-and-green pagoda on Hilltop Drive was built 40-plus years ago to house the Hong Kong Restaurant. When it closed, a couple more Chinese restaurants moved in and out, and now Jade Garden
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Dick Dickerson never got his answer.
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The May 29 article "Business, Republicans demand regulatory relief" seemed to indicate that California has lost 700,000 jobs in the past decade because of harsh regulation.
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So, Sarah Palin thinks that Paul Revere was actually warning the British.
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After all these years, the Sugar Pine Camp commander should be acting more like an adult and let residents use the conservation camp road, instead of using an unnecessary 45-minute drive over a dirt road.
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Budget deficits have threatened California's state parks — among the finest places with which nature has gifted this state — for several years, with annual threats to cut their operating budgets or even close them down.
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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There's an art to watching a sunset. Or maybe it's just age. Either way, I'm good at it.
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An early morning fire Monday caused about $10,000 damage to a travel trailer, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.
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Come prepared.
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A majority of Redding residents oppose a city charter, according to a poll commissioned by a heavy construction industry lobbying organization.
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Redding may be through the worst of its unseasonal wet and cold spell.
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The numbers suggest that building activity in Redding perked up in May.
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Redding Mayor Missy McArthur lost her toy fox terrier Thursday evening to a neighbor's pit bull.
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Redding's fledgling charter city movement faces a fork in the road tonight.
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The first day and the first 60 picks of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft and no local names were called.
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In 1911: James Black, serving a 40-day sentence in the county jail for raiding a peanut wagon, refused once again to serve on the chain gain unless he was paid $2 a day for his services. Seven days in the "black hole" on a diet of bread and water convinced him to change his position.
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The two eaglets that hatched in a blustery March storm near the Turtle Bay Exploration Park are getting ready to spread their still-wet wings.
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Homeowners who are having trouble with their mortgages, who are being foreclosed on or who have received a notice of default are invited to a free foreclosure workshop at 5:30 p.m. June 20 in Redding.
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Prosecutors and defense attorneys Monday were unable to come to agreements on plea deals offered to a Redding woman accused of fatally running over her boyfriend and for a Redding man accused of beating his son with a baseball bat.
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Liberty Christian High School product Sam Hicks is headed to Chico State on a men's basketball scholarship.
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A Redding man was hospitalized tonight after being stabbed four times, including once in the head.
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Redding police are chasing a man through the Garden Tract, according to emergency dispatch reports.
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Of course, normal snowpack for the north is pretty light this time of year, but still --- wow: More details from Department of Water Resources here....
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The firsthand account from commenter "eagledad" on this brief item about some trapped campers offers a glimpse of just how perilous a little rain can be out in nature. All the Scouts are fine, happy to say, but here's a...
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Prosecutors and defense attorneys were unable to come to an agreement today on plea deals offered to a Redding woman accused of fatally running over her boyfriend and for a Redding man accused of beating his son with a baseball bat.
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A Redding defense attorney who claimed a Superior Court judge was biased against his client when he voided her plea bargain last year lost his bid Monday to have that ruling overturned
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It's been five years since Femme de Joie set foot in International House of Pancakes, and that was only because she was in an unfamiliar city for an unpleasant reason and didn't feel up to looking for a decent place to eat. The only memory she carries with her of that breakfast was how horrifyingly, overwhelmingly sweet ev
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A Burney man arrested last week for allegedly molesting three young children was granted another court delay this morning as he continues to try to hire an attorney.
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ANDERSON - Two Shasta County teenagers were arrested this morning on suspicion of burglarizing a North Street smoke shop.
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A rain-swollen creek trapped a Chico scout troop in the Mendocino National Forest overnight Saturday.
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So the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development told Siskiyou County rancher/blogger Jeff Fowle. A single mother with two young children need a place to live. We were more than happy to offer her the home. She is using...
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The California Highway Patrol took into custody this morning a motorist who sped away from the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area after a park ranger spotted him allegedly using drugs in the Whiskey Creek area.
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A little over a year ago I wrote a few lines on fishing for yellow perch, a fish that everyone can catch. Now that is no fish tale.
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Unusually low June temperatures aren't cooling enthusiasm for outdoor adventure among members of Becoming an Outdoors Woman, California.
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Palo Cedro Experimental Farm and Research Station is hosting more north state exploration adventures for school-age children this summer.
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It's been over a year since the devastating environmental disaster resulting from the explosion of Deepwater Horizon oil rig off the coast of Louisiana.
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Let's face it: Dad is simply the gadget guru of the house. He programs the DVR, fixes Mom's camera on the fly and has every tool known to man available at a moment's notice from the garage. When it comes to trying to buy a gadget for Dad, how do you surprise a man who camps out at the local tech shop on a regular basis?
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Services offered: DoT Consortium, drug and alcohol testing, DNA testing, substance abuse professional, training for supervisors and employees
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People primarily give money and property to charity because they want to help society by funding a worthy cause, and because they enjoy the income and estate tax benefits derived from charitable giving. Despite these benefits, donors are often concerned about the loss of control over money and property gifted to a charity.
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Unscrewing a cap while driving is a sketchy affair, and I'm sure that trying to open a stainless steel bottle on a bike has led to more than one disaster.
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...was the Perry family who settled in what became Palo Cedro in 1873 or 1874 (Palo Cedro wasn't established until 1891). The information I've found on this family is very minimal. Their residence was located approximately ½ mile south of...
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Here’s a modern 2572 sqft 4/2.5 on 2.2 acres. We are given but one image in the REO listing on which to base our buying decision, but we recall it listed for nearly $500K. And back then it had a lovely yard, and the kitchen was oak and
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A 33-year-old father and his young son who became stranded Friday when their vehicle got stuck in the snow near Whitlock Mountain in Tehama County were safely rescued that evening by Tehama County search and rescue personnel, it was announced this morning by sheriff’s officials.
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Ken White wants the Good News Rescue Mission in Redding to have a seat at the economic development table.
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Rain showers with a high near 71 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast today, but Tuesday should see mostly sunny skies with a high near 83, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Winds today should be between 12 to 15 mph with gusts as high as 18 mph. Tonight’s low should be around 52 degr
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Al Carter and I are walking through the blackberry brambles and poison oak on his newly acquired property along Clear Creek, between Placer Road and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area in the vicinity of Igo. Carter seems not to care that it’s pouring rain on an unseasonably cool spring morning. He’s too busy marveling
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A fire early this morning caused about $10,000 damage to a travel trailer, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.
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We never seem to know when it's time to disconnect.
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In 1980 Republicans in Congress rolled out what they termed "the people's budget." It involved large cuts in spending and large cuts in tax rates. This was during President Carter's administration, and Republicans had no chance of enacting their budget. Later, under President Reagan, they did enact the tax c
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It is late spring now, and from where I'm sitting on my patio, faint honking leads me to scan the sky and I spot a great ragged V of geese on their way north. It's a comfort to know they always pass over this time of year. Maybe they always will. But I'm no longer sure. Not anymore. Their numbers are declining,
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What: Introduction to Blues Guitar When: Tuesday, June 7, 7 to 8 p.m. Where: Old City Hall, 1313 Market St., Redding. Cost: $10 Sculpted to the abilities of the beginner, Gordon Rowland will introduce the pentatonic scale, triads, and arpeggios. Everyone ...
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After years of cuts, Shasta County's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year doesn't include any significant new reductions.
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Redding Army veteran retraces steps
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Dwain Barfuss shot a 1-under 71 to win the Redding City Open at Gold Hills Golf Club on Sunday.
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Members of Shasta County's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and their supporters came "out of the closet and into the streets" Sunday for the NorCal OUTreach Project's third annual gay pride parade in downtown Redding.
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What: MarketFest begins June 9 in downtown Redding When: Thursday, June 9, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Library Park, 1527 Yuba St, Redding The Downtown Redding MarketFest begins its summer run of free community concerts starting this week ...
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What: Performing Arts Society Monthly Concert When: Friday, June 10, 7:30 p.m. Where: Old City Hall, 1313 Market St., Redding. Cost: Free (donations gratefully accepted) This month, the Performing Arts Society Monthly Concert will feature the music of Sonatrio Plus One. Cellist ...
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It was 1968 that Buz’s Crab Stand opened for business in a slightly grotty location between a dry cleaner’s and Safeway. Back then, after placing an order, customers had to keep one ear peeled for staff yelling through the noisy restaurant that their order was ready. The menu was short and sweet: fish and chips, a few b
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Last June while wandering through San Francisco’s Chinatown, Femme de Joie and Amico del Signore stopped in at Vital Tea Shop (see here for details). We bought some tea and on our way out, asked Jason, the proprietor, for a r
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Whoever said, “Location, location, location” is the key to success obviously never set foot inside Racha Noodle. Housed in a forgettable mini strip mall where California Street careens into South Market, this first restaurant opening by five Thai sisters (who also operate 5 Thais on Dana Drive) defies modern business mo
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Well, to start with, let me apologize for last week’s outlook … I have already been told by friends and family that it sucked. I really thought the low would be pushed north and east by a building high-pressure area. Instead, it dropped straight southward and is now off the central and southern California Coast. Anyhow,
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You could say Redding and Shasta County are in a race to see which builds the region's next big retail center -- either at Oasis Road or Knighton Road and I-5. The "Smart Growth" folks who helped defeat the Knighton...
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On November 4, 1887, Thomas Laffoon purchased lots on the southeast corner of Brush and Front Streets in downtown Cottonwood and built a livery stable in opposition to Foster's Livery Stable located across the street. Laffoon ran an up-to-date,...
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June's ArtHop is Saturday and aNewsCafe.com is your exclusive source for maps and more. Click here. Coming soon: aNewsCafe.com will unveil a clean new look and several new features in about a week, but some changes will need fine-tuning -- please bear with us as we make adjustments. And thanks for reading!
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Silas quotes me in his column today. To give those 11 words (highlighted below) more context, here's the entire piece I wrote on March 25, under the headline "Will Redding look better in the spring?" "So what do you think...
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Today's high should be about 71 degrees in the Redding area, and there's a 60 percent chance of precipitation after 11 a.m. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento also predict there may be some afternoon thunder in the area, and there should be light winds between 5 and 8 mph. Temperatures tonight will
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We in Shasta County tend to take beautiful lake scenery for granted. With 365 miles of shoreli
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Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey. A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Greenberg, is the place for people craving local Northern California news, commentary, food, arts and entertainment. Views and opinions express
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With apologies to Franklin D. Roosevelt, we have no cause for pessimism but pessimism itself.
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With a deal clinched last week with the Service Employees' International Union local that represents many City Hall workers, furlough Fridays — for several years a fixture of state government — are coming to Redding.
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Amazing. Forty thousand legal users of marijuana in Redding. Half of Redding's population. That means that 40,000 people are in so much pain, so ill, or so stressed out they need marijuana to function.
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For most people it's just one Monday a year, but for some families every day is Memorial Day. Those poignant words fell from one father's lips at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery as he commemorated this Memorial Day, the fifth since his son's ultimate sacrifice in the war in Iraq. His son died in servi
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Re: Stan Little's "Let them eat cake" ("50-Word Dash," Wednesday): "Let them eat cake" refers to a French queen who was unaware of the plight of the peasants.
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Maybe your editorial on Thursday should have considered the headline "Which business will pols favor next?&#34
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While California state legislators pay lip service to local decision-making, they also claim a divine right to intervene in local conflicts by siding with one faction or the other, even when it means overturning ordinary governmental and legal processes.
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Recently most political discussion has been about the soaring deficit. We cannot continue to spend at the present pace without serious consequences, but is that really the most important issue?
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On Thursday I attended a memorial service that I had never imagined I would need to attend, a memorial that no parent could imagine attending.
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When I read in Thursday's Record Searchlight "Assembly OKs grants for illegal immigrants," a thought came to mind.
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It is time to put all your politics and prejudices aside and stand for what is right. The Jewish people are again on the verge of extinction under the guise of Palestinian freedom.
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Crystal Marks and Adam Hilton, both of Shasta Lake, were married April 9, 2011, at the Anderson Church of Christ in Anderson. The ceremony was followed with a reception at TBS Ranch in Palo Cedro. The groom's father, Dr. William Hilton, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Carol Marks of Redding and James Marks of Sha
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Crystal Carpenter of Redding and Matt MacDonald of Auburn are engaged to be married July 2, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gordon and Claire Carpenter of Redding. She graduated from Anderson Union High School 2001. She graduated from CSU, Chico with a BA in liberal studies in 2006. She earned her teaching credent
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Lisa Cherysse Simons and David Francis Kross, both of the San Francisco Bay Area, are engaged to be married Aug. 27, 2011 in Monterey. The bride-elect is the daughter of Irvin and Christine Benson Simons of Redding/San Francisco Bay Area. She is a graduate of John F. Kennedy University, School of Law with a Juris Doctorate
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Selecting a travel agent is like selecting a lawyer: You want one who will go to bat for you.
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Most books in a series in any genre "stay too long at the fair," but not Alexander McCall Smith's 12th novel, "The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party" in the No. 1 Ladies's Detective Agency series. McCall Smith grabs you by the throat and takes you to a different culture with intriguing characters. Like all people, his are sli
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In between the rain, hail, lightning and thunder, we've been to a handful of nurseries between home and yonder. It's called paying the dues for springtime.
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June's 2nd Saturday ArtHop is a city-wide "Celebration of Music," featuring artists and musicians together at eight ArtHop venues. This month, we're naturally featuring a musician -- solo artist Kyra Goldman, performing live at Carnegies. Kyra is joined by artist Sonya Day.   Kyra is a singer/songwriter who plays origina
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Clearcut is based out of Redding, California and has released two albums to date. 'In Time' was released in 2001 and 'California,' released in 2004, found its way into rotation on local and national radio. 'California' can also be found on most major music websites. With strong lyrical content and catchy hooks, the band has
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Takes lead at Redding Open
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Enterprise High School senior Domenic D'Acquisto finished eighth in the boys 1,600-meter final at the CIF State Track and Field Championships in Clovis on Saturday.
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CLOVIS — Enterprise High School senior Domenic D'Acquisto finished eighth in the boys 1,600-meter final at the CIF State Track and Field Championships in Clovis on Saturday.
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Homebuyer seminar set for Wednesday
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Here comes the sun — finally.
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Emergency personnel are being sent this evening to a reported rollover accident on Highway 299 near Crystal Creek Road.
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Services help disabled get jobs, medical care
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187 teams play 3-on-3 as dogs, peddlers gather
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City Council to be asked Tuesday about outsourcing
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Obstetrics center would have to close
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RED BLUFF — The Tehama County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will get its first detailed look at proposals for redrawing district lines.
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That's correct. It wasn't an official town or settlement, but it definitely was a well known stopping place along Nobles Emigrant Trail. It received its humble name because it earned it. It was a hog ranch owned by Ezekial Thatcher...
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This is another recipe I stole from Bon Appetit via Epicurious. (Note to Bon Appetit: do not, and I mean do NOT ever feature another celebrity on your cover. If I wanted to look at Gwyneth Paltrow's vacant mug, I'd go buy a copy of People. I'm too self-concious to display this on my coffee table. Awful decisi
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Local home prices are still in decline, amply illustrated in my last couple of posts. Sort of a glum looking trend. Unless you’re buying. Apparently, many of you have noticed… This chart shows homes only from Sh
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What is up with Redding's Portland-like weather this year? The Bee's Matt Weiser has a nice big-picture look at the forces at work. Bottom line: The chance interaction of different weather cycles, which has happened before but, yes, is likely...
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For the next four weeks, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is using goats to help restore the cultural landscape at the Tower House Historic District and to treat hazardous fuels at other locations throughout the Park. The Tower House Historic District, located between Clear, Willow and Mill Creeks along Highway 299, wa
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I stole this twice over, once from fried_pearl and once from here. And then it turns out they stole it from
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Imagine Kurt Starman and Redding city staff have mixed feelings about the WalMart of thrift stores possibly opening on Hilltop in the old Gottschalks building. From David Benda's story this morning: ...because Goodwill Industries is a nonprofit, it would not...
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The Redding sun shone brightly through glass block walls at the Mercy Medical pediatric level in May of 1983, on the morning my first daughter Erin was born. I recall musing the mental math and discovering she would graduate from High School in 20
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A small electrical fire in the garage of an east Redding home was extinguished minutes after it was reported this morning.
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Redding is in for a wet weekend, with a 60 percent chance of showers today through Monday.
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Dear Blind Bulldog,The Court Clerks, et al, who work or contract to Shasta Superior Courts should read the attached news article about WHISTLE-BLOWERS finally free to come forward to do the right thing. From what I have learned, they are now protected from their own bosses & "judges" as well the
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I plan to hammer this point consistently until something begins to happen, just in case the reason its not happening is because this fact is not understood.So to recap, as of January 1, 2011 you can, as a court employee, report wrongdoing in your work place and they will NOT BE ABLE TO RETALIATE AGAINST YOU.
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Woodridge Lake Estae
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Despite what feels like many weeks of rain (snow in the high country) and gray weather lingering into late spring this year, I am deeply gratified by those plants in my garden that are flourishing regardless. Some of these plants, as I would expect, are positively reveling in the almost coastal weather pattern. But some [..
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Last fall, the California Democrats who pushed Proposition 25 offered voters a deal: Make it easier for the Legislature to pass the state's chronically late annual budget by eliminating the required two-thirds supermajority, and if lawmakers still don't meet their June 15 deadline, the dilly-dallying pols will simpl
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The worst job in journalism, in my opinion, would be covering the modern White House — sitting around all day waiting for something to happen, gathering once or twice a day in the press room to joust with the presidential spokesmouth (who's paid to say as little as possible) and following the president from one st
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Two thumbs-up for Silas Lyons' opinion piece on our prison problem. The current, modern method of rehabilitation — as Lyons wryly pointed out — is anything but rehabilitative. In fact, the system of incarceration is failed because punishment without hope cannot cure the problem of immorality.
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Dear hard-working, taxpaying Americans, how does it make you feel that your hard-earned overtaxed paycheck will soon be going to illegal immigrants to fund their college education?
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I don't know where the money came from, but darn good job on the new smooth ride on Highway 273!
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The Northern Section still has another shot at a state title.
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The Redding Colt .45s dropped their home opener 5-2 to the visiting Southern Oregon RiverDawgs at Tiger Field on Friday.
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Area college sports has wrapped up its season, though there are some outlying story lines still left (who gets picked in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft for one).
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Southern Aluminum Finishing may one day build its west coast headquarters in Stillwater Business Park after all.
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Goodwill Industries wants to open a secondhand store inside the empty Gottschalks building on Hilltop Drive in Redding.
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Thousands of people across Redding took a few hours Friday night to honor and recognize the city's 2011 graduating class.
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Forty-seven years after her high school career was interrupted, Joann Oveross received her diploma Friday night.
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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation wants to add up to 3 feet to Keswick Dam, increasing the volume of Keswick Reservoir and the peak power-producing potential upstream at Shasta Dam.
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Water levels below Keswick Lake and Shasta Dam fluctuated significantly Friday afternoon as federal water managers prepared for the possibility of a weekend soaking.
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This move seems quite out of character for the venerable -- and politically involved but studiously nonpartisan -- voter group. The League of Women Voters wanted to be heard with its hard-hitting TV spots on air quality. It certainly succeeded,...
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Holy Grounds hostslive entertainment
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Shooting suspect passes on hearing
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NEWS RELEASE CRIME/INCIDENT: 459 PC ~ Cat Burglary:Residential and 10851 CVC ~ Vehicle Theft LOCATION: 6000 block of Pine Drive, Anderson, CA 96007 VICTIM(S): Eugene Rand SUSPECTS(S): Unknown SYNOPSIS: On Friday 06-03-2011, morning at 0604 hours (6:04 a.m.), Eugene Rand reported a burglary had occurred at his residence. O
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Crystal Marksand Adam Hilton
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Here's a link to the 131-page report to be presented at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The committee, as previously reported, is split right down the middle on the idea. An excerpt from the executive summary: The final vote notwithstanding, the...
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Shasta County deputies are looking for whoever stole two vehicles and burglarized a house and three cars on Pine Drive in Anderson.
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A Redding woman accused of attempted murder in connection with the Nov. 14 stabbing of another Redding woman pleaded no contest this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to assault with a deadly weapon in exchange for a maximum six-year prison sentence.
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It didn't take long for someone to correctly guess the building because I gave it away, well, almost. All you had to do was right click on the photo and there was the answer: "Balls Ferry Flouring Mill." Don't know...
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From Reason.com: Remember the bill that would have allowed California prosecutors to charge pot growers with a misdemeanor instead of a felony? Not gonna happen. Today the California Assembly rejected A.B. 1017, sponsored by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-Calif.), by a...
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A man is behind bars for stabbing his roommate during an argument over money. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on Benson Road in Keswick around 3:30 Thursday afternoon regarding a possible stabbing. The victim, 54-year-old Larry Stewart, and a roommate, 38-year-old Keith Mulvey, had repo
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A State Panel that oversees conservation bond money has earmarked over 39-Million Dollars for projects intended to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California. Several of the 23 projects are in the North State. 579-Thousand Dollars will be granted to the Nature Conservancy for restoration of Valle
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Redding’s City Charter Exploratory Committee will present its final report to the City Council on Tuesday. The ad-hoc citizen’s panel consists of ten members, with each council member having chosen two. Their task was to research the pros and cons of Redding becoming a charter city, rather than its present fo
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Water levels below Keswick Lake and Shasta Dam will fluctuate significantly this afternoon as federal water managers prepare for the possibility of a weekend soaking.
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It's hard to make this kind of charge stick in court -- and John Edwards no doubt has the means to hire top-shelf legal help -- but it's nice to see the law upheld even for the high-and-mighty. WASHINGTON --...
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DATE/TIME: 06/02/11 1526 hours CRIME: 245(a)(1) PC Assault w/ deadly weapon LOCATION: 11280 Benson Rd., Keswick VICTIM(S): Stewart, Larry Dwayne age: 54 SUSPECTS(S): Mulvey, Keith Russell 03/28/73 SYNOPSIS: On 06/02/11, at approximately 1526 hours, deputies responded to 11280 Benson Rd. in Keswick for a report of a possible
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It only seemed fitting that Natalie Litvak should fly cross-country to walk across the stage at Simpson University’s spring commencement. After all, Simpson University went half way around the world to provide the 36-year-old Pittsburgh resident with a Master of Arts in education program while she taught in South Korea.
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A one-time only north state event being held on June 9.
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This Saturday morning, over two dozen hot air balloons will launch at dawn from Rolling Hills Casino, followed by a classic car show numbering over 150 cars. At 11 a.m., the premier rib cook-off starts, with 15 teams and some of the best ribs recipes in the north state competing for the title of Best Ribs.
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Leaving clippings after mowing returns nutrients back to the soil, providing 20 percent of the fertilizer most lawns need. However it is only beneficial if you follow proper watering, mowing, and fertilizing guidelines. Avoid overfertilizing as it can cause vigorous shoot and stem growth, which causes thatch troubles. Sourc
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Two local retired educators, including former Superintendent of the Redding School District Dr. Bill Kipp, now head the 50,000-member California Retired Teachers Association. Both were elected and installed at the organization's convention last month in Los Angeles.
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The SWEAT Running Club awards $7,350 to local runners.
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A great opportunity for school-age children that don't want to spend the summer turning into couch potatoes to avoid the summer heat. Beat the heat by playing in the snow on mountain tops, splashing in cool pools at the base of waterfalls or hiding deep inside a cave. This is a great opportunity that runs Monday through F
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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 has given up his legal right to have a preliminary hearing and may have his criminal trial date set on June 13, electronic Superior Court records show.
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What: Join Tehama County for the 3rd annual Ribs, Rods and Rides at Rolling Hills Casino When: Saturday (June 4), 9 a.m. Where: Rolling Hills Casino, 2655 Barham Ave, Corning, CA 96021 This Saturday morning, over two dozen hot air balloons will launch at dawn from Rolling Hills Casino, followed ...
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What is the white building in the center? 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...
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I’ll just leave this here. Really, I don’t care what they do over there, or how they want to run the thing. But I do get calls from out of town people interested in real estate, or relocating here, and they ask me ab
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What: Mike Gibbons & Andy Weller When: Saturday (June 4) 8 p.m. Where: Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, 1790 Market Street, Redding, CA 96001 With his nomadic, adventure-seeking nature, open eyes and mind, and honest, intellectual songwriting ...
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We like the Sunset Oaks property very much. Modern, energy efficient homes, they hit the marke
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What: Reception and show for watercolorist Christie Higgins and Japanese fish printer Andrew Jensen of Redding When: Friday June 3, from 5-8 p.m. Where: Red Bluff Art Gallery, 601 Walnut Street, 530-529-1332 This June the Red Bluff First Friday Art Event features popular artist
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The “doctor” Jack Kevorkian that made a name for himself assisting hundreds of individuals with suicide has died at the age of 83.
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What: Whiskeytown is Celebrating National Trails Day With a Volunteer Trail Project When: Saturday (June 4), 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Clear Creek Canal Trail Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is inviting volunteers to help with a trail construction project in celebration of National Trails Day ...
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A different view of the crash from 2009.
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Here's a picture of the source material -- the coroner's investigation from 1892. It and other coroner's inquests from 1851 to 1939 are now at the Shasta Historical Society, having recently been moved from Shasta College. Perusing these files...
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This video is a tad bit disturbing to say the least but someone put a lot of time into this project.
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An astute reader of the "Blind Bulldog Blog" did some legwork and found the following information for those who would like a viable place to complain about "Judge Jack Halpin" We need this kind of contribution from all you readers and "CPPA" members, "together we can make right happen."-----------
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Though the sun is out this morning in Redding, forecasters warn not to get used to it. The National Weather Service says there's a 30 percent chance of showers in Redding today. Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 65 degrees. Trace amounts of rain are possible. Tonight, the 30 percent chance of showers cont
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Redding police are looking for whoever slashed the tires on at least 10 cars between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning in the Alta Mesa neighborhood.
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A 38-year-old Keswick man allegedly stabbed his roommate Thursday afternoon in a dispute over a debt.
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• Images burned into my brain … tan leisure suit, flowered shirt, white belt and shoes … white suit, spread collar shirt … Jeez doctor, tell me I never did that, even for a day. • Doctor … Sure, OK, you never did that … pay on your way out and next week, let’s try to move you out of the seventies. • Cala
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This year’s Shasta County bike commute challenge could not have had much worse weather. Yet participation in the event was far better than ever before, as 34 teams with about 250 individual riders logged more than double the 2010 event’s mileage. Although the final few days were quite pleasant, the week of May 15 (bike
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By the standards of my neighbors in the north state, I'm pretty soft on illegal immigration. Most folks who sneak across the border from Mexico come here to work hard at generally crummy jobs to make a better life for...
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By the standards of my neighbors in the north state, I'm pretty soft on illegal immigration. Most folks who sneak across the border from Mexico come here to work hard at generally crummy jobs to make a better life for...
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Does Redding have 40,000 "medical" marijuana smokers? Or are there a mere 48 in all of Shasta County?
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As the sun rises in the east, the debt ceiling will be raised. Getting there, however, will be harrowing. Which is a good thing.
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The last 30 to 40 years, the California prison system has been a growth industry, in part because of a growing population and also a more stringent and perhaps vindictive sentencing guideline. "Three strikes and you are out" (actually you are in) has added to the inmate population and lengthened the prison terms.
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It's 6 p.m. on Memorial Day.
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I'm writing to express my anger and disgust over the tacky advertisement sticker that was affixed to the front page of the Record Searchlight on Sunday.
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What follows may not apply to you, but I think it needs to be said. Call it a warning if you wish: I call it common sense.
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In the last 30 days, Aaron Westlake earned his college degree, helped Vanderbilt University win a share of the Southeastern Conference regular-season baseball title and was named the first-team All-SEC first baseman.
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The road to a possible second straight CIF state title for Enterprise senior Jovon Cunningham has been a bumpier ride compared to his first one.
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One final race, one last jump, one last chance.
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The 2010-2011 prep season is officially over with the CIF state track and field championship preliminaries beginning today in Clovis and wrapping up Saturday.
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To introduce a cultural event every month at its facility, the Martin Luther King Jr. Center is hosting a Race Amity Day celebration on from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The old-fashioned family picnic is a community building event coordinated by the Baha'is of Shasta County.
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Enterprise High School is offering several summer camps in June.
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It took crews about 30 minutes to contain a fire at Shasta College tonight.
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The message Mark Lascelles delivers hasn't changed.
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Mercy Center to host cancer screening
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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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Most festival organizers aren't letting a winter that's overstayed its welcome wreck their weekend plans.
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Cal DeMercurio confirmed rumors that have swirled for months when he announced Thursday he will open Old School Restaurant in the former Pio Loco space in downtown Redding.
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Ex-Dunsmuir Mayor Peter Arth is taking the city and four council members to court again after defense lawyers issued a second challenge to his lawsuit.
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Three Chico women were arrested early Thursday morning at a Corning casino on suspicion of drug possession after one of them returned to the casino to reclaim a purse she'd left.
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Ray Foust will be remembered as the man who changed the culture at Whiskeytown Lake and in retirement gave his free time to help people when they needed it most.
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Just hanging out.
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Helicopter crash victimidentity released
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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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This looks like
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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 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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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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