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June 22nd, 2011

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Shasta County deputies this evening arrested a 29-year-old Burney man they say assaulted his girlfriend last week.
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DirecTV has started to offer local high-definition programming to customers in the Chico-Redding area, the company announced Wednesday.
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Note: This first appeared in A News Cafe as a considerably abridged two-part series. Here is the full-length version. It was not very long ago that celiac disease was virtually unknown. In the US, approximately 1 out of 133 people have it (source: Celiac Disease Foundation). In Italy, land of
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We are surrounded by wonderful hiking trails and paths in the north state. With the weather finally warming up, you might go for a walk or hike and unknowingly find an unwanted guest upon your return home.
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"Since March, I have lost 26 pounds," said Jim Riemer, 62 of Redding, who participated in a recent weight-loss competition at Goa Wellness in Redding and had lost the most weight of all the participants. "I was inspired to join the program at Goa to place myself in a program where I had to attend and would be held accountab
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A- and O- blood. BloodSource also is in need of B+ and O- donors. Platelet donors are needed currently as well.
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As operators of a memory care center, we often hear interesting ideas about how people get Alzheimer's disease and the latest cures that really and truly work. Many of these ideas are nothing more than myths, and unfortunately there remains no cure for Alzheimer's. We thought that this would be a good opportunity to enlight
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A former Shasta Lake and Palo Cedro man was acquitted today by a Shasta County Superior Court jury of 37 felony counts of lewd or lascivious conduct with a child under the age of 14.
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The Redding City Council voted unanimously this afternoon to give the civic auditorium a six-week reprieve while supporters come up with ways to make the operation financially viable.
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A Redding School District librarian facing trial on embezzlement and grand theft charges will be returning to her former job when school starts in August.
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A Redding man arrested on Monday after allegedly attacking his neighbor and burglarizing her home pleaded not guilty today during his arraignment in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Two weeks ago, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the creation of a "White House Rural Council" with the stated goal of boosting economic opportunities in rural areas -- which, if the north state is any way to judge, could...
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A 63-year-old woman found dead in a mobile home in Red Bluff on Monday was strangled, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office said today.
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A fire burned about an eighth of an acre of freshly cut grass this afternoon in Redding's Enterprise neighborhood.
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  The Redding City Council approved a new 4-year Contract for Police Officers at Tuesday night’s meeting. Some details include a 2-percent raise in two years, and Members would have to pay the full nine-percent contribution to their Retirement Fund. A Staff Report says the new Contract will
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The C-H-P is seeking a man with a pickup truck and a cowboy hat. Although he’s not necessarily a suspect, he is a person of interest in a Cottonwood hit-and-run that occurred June Ninth. On that day at 11:20 AM, 66-year-old Charles Park was riding his bicycle eastbound on Gas Point Road west of Park Drive. Somethin
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A suspicious death investigation at a trailer park south of Red Bluff is now a homicide investigation. Monday morning, a concerned citizen called Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies to the Rio Vista Mobile Home Park on Case Grande Drive because a couple who lived there hadn’t been seen for several days. A Deputy
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A Vegetation Fire alongside Interstate Five just north of Anderson quickly gobbled up the thick dry carpet of grass at the edge of the Freeway Tuesday. The fire broke out shortly after Eleven A-M on the west side of I-5 next to the Sacramento River R-V Park at the end of Riverland Drive. Cal-Fire had the blaze contained
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A Tehama County man convicted of Burglary last year has blown his Probation, ensuring a trip to Prison. Chase Reifert was arrested last May. He pled guilty to First Degree Burglary in November as part of a Plea Deal. He was given a Prison Sentence, but it was suspended on the condition that he meet the requirements of hi
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A Hornbrook man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sex crimes in 2007.
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Traffic on Interstate 5 is being slowed by a rollover in the center divide just south of the Oasis Road exit in north Redding.
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Emergency crews this morning are responding to a reported rollover traffic collision on southbound Interstate 5 south of the Oasis interchange.
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At last night's City Council meeting, Walt McNeill, the attorney for the plaintiffs in the case against REU's "PILOT" fee, used the open time on the agenda to publicly offer the council a settlement on the case. The bottom line...
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Shasta County was home to quite a few toll roads many years ago. One was the Lower Soda Springs and Pit River Toll Road located in the Sacramento River Canyon. It was built, owned and maintained by Elias Stone and...
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After a 11/2-hour preliminary hearing this morning a Shasta County Superior Court judge ordered Lennart Christian Schauman to trial for throwing the punch that killed Adam Martinez two years ago.
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The California Highway Patrol is looking for a pickup that officers say was possibly involved in a hit-and-run hitting of a bicyclist earlier this month in Cottonwood.
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I know it must seem redundant to the point of monotony to keep seeing posts on this blog continuously explaining and decrying the problems in family court, which is entirely too bad.  I will continue because the only response to theses posts, from the citizenry here in Shasta county, that would be&n
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5 Guys Burgers and Fries is coming to Redding, California. Well this should be interesting. I will definitely have to try this place out when it opens but I am highly skeptical. I doubt that this restaurant could beat In N Out in terms of service and quality but I will keep an open mind.
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A two-vehicle traffic collision on the northbound offramp of Interstate 5 and Twin View Boulevard slowed traffic this morning in north Redding for a half hour.
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Alright if there is one thing I truly loathe in this world it’s thieving little bastards! This man’s studio along with his lifetime collection of vintage one of kind guitars and equipment was stolen on June 5. Be sure to spread the word I would love to see this guy get at least some of
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Big changes are in store for the mortgage market. They have to be. One of the ideas getting more notice is that a big cause of the real estate bubble explosion was the easy availability of home loans requiring nothing, or little downpayment. It’s a quick choice to walk away from an underwater home with no money at
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A third day of triple-digit heat in a row is expected today in Redding. The high temperature today should reach 101 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Monday was the first triple-digit day of the year, with a high of 100, and Tuesday's high hit 103. While the string of sunny days will continue through the w
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It took Femme de Joie a long time to catch on to Burrito Bandito. For one thing, she didn’t have much reason to go out to Airport Road in Redding, where they started at the original location. For another, she didn’t really relish the thought of driving all the way out there to be caught [...]
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A vocal jazz and show choir camp for students ages 12 to 18 will rock the College of the Siskiyous campus this summer. “They sing, they dance, they bond, and they put on a show at the end of the week that wows audiences year after year,” said Elaine Schaefer, camp director.
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What: Junior Lifeguard Program When: Mondays and Wednesdays, June 27-Aug 2, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Brandy Creek Beach, Whiskeytown Whiskeytown is offering Junior Lifeguard and Waterfront Lifeguard training programs on Mondays and Wednesdays from June 27 to August 2, 2011. The training will run from 10:30 am to 1 pm at
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Out little town of Cottonwood is pulling together this weekend. The mission? Raise $14,000 to fix the weather-damaged roof on the Community Center. The building is dear to my heart -- it's where my kids first learned to dance - and they ALL live to dance now. Cottonwood is dear to my heart because we fell in love with
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The Fall River Mills airport likely will be upgraded by the end of summer after Shasta County supervisors Tuesday approved plans for a new beacon, security lighting and other improvements.
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After last year's bitter political feud between the city of Redding's unions and a council majority outspoken about the need to cut costly benefits, it's a modest miracle that the council and the Redding Peace Officers' Association managed to quietly agree on a negotiated contract.
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One of my earliest memories of revulsion against war came from seeing a photograph from the First World War when I was a teenager. It was nothing gory. Just a picture of a military officer, in an impressive uniform, talking to a puzzled and forlorn-looking old peasant woman with a cloth wrapped around her head.
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Organic foods are often expensive. Which foods do I need to buy organically?  Last year we introduced the Environmental Working Group's Shoppers Guide to Pesticides, the list of most- and least-contaminated produce items to help you decide where to spend your organic-food budget. The group continues to
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Regarding Oakley Howell's June 16 letter: Wow! The unmitigated gall of this man.
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Most Americans willingly pay taxes for public roads, schools and services we may never personally use. We also pay for the drug war, prisons, nuclear weapons and endless wars. Most of us believe that, like it or not, everyone should pay his fair share of the cost.
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Saturday's front-page story "Services on borrowed time?" is designed to denigrate Gov. Jerry Brown.
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Redding police will work with curtailed benefits and a west side fire station will stay empty for now.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge is expected to decide today whether a Redding man should stand trial in the controversial death of another man in 2009 after he punched him at a nightclub.
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The Redding City Council will start scrutinizing office remodels and other small public works projects.
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The same fast-food franchise that grabbed headlines two years ago after President Obama made a surprise lunch visit is coming to Redding.
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Three linemen on contract with the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. were injured Monday in Trinity County when an insulator fell, causing power lines to arc and spark three wildfires that charred about 30 acres.
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Eventually, Tim Nelson sees himself as a marathon runner.
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In 1911: Charles E. Overmeyer, 75, who came to Shasta County in 1853, died at his home in Montgomery Creek. He originally settled in French Gulch and mined there for several years.
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Andreas Fuhrmann/Record Searchlight
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Police say suspect hit woman in head
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Houses under $150,000 sold quickly
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Gary Thomas Armitage appears to be homeward bound after his $3 million bail was reduced to $100,000 Tuesday.
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The Redding Colt .45s dropped a nonconference contest to the Yuba City Gold Sox 7-6 in 11 innings at Tiger Field on Tuesday.
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A Redding family has dropped its civil suit against the Anderson Cottonwood Irrigation District after alleging the district's canal ruptured twice in 2009, flooding their property and home.
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My word for 2011 is "FORGE" (see New Year's blog post) and when I picked that word, I made a few promises to myself. One thing I vowed to do was participate in more Open Mic events. Sharing songs in a casual setting is perfect for network
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The Redding City Council will start scrutinizing office remodels and other small public works projects.
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From the LA Times: Call it sticker shock. Deborah Jourdan just can't stomach the menu at California Pizza Kitchen anymore. But the problem is not the price or the food. It's the calories. "I looked at the menu, and it...
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The Edelweiss Club will serve up German food and festivities at its Biergartenfest this Saturday from 4 to 10 p.m.
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A peculiar but beautiful march through the Jerusalem, the wedding processional of Tom Meyer and Sarah Oakes will be remembered all over the world in stories of world travelers who saw them that day in the Holy City. Tourists and locals alike paused upon sighting them and snapped pictures or commented to their fellow passers
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Wish it could've gotten banner headline treatment but it had stiff competition today from our city attorney's ignominious drubbing in court and Bethel's bid to run our Convention Center. Still, the fact that Redding is home to one of the...
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The Business & Entrepreneurship Center at Shasta College will host a marketing workshop July 11 in Redding.
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One of those pesky library activists emails a photo:...
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Democrats have been trying to tar budget-cutting Republicans as taking a page from Herbert Hoover amid the past few years' economic crunch, but this statement from Richard Viguere knocking the presidential candidacy of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is the...
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Former Bee editorial writer Mark Paul breaks down why, Prop. 25 aside, it's still impossible to pass a state budget: Under California's system of minority rule on most matters fiscal, it takes a two-thirds vote to raise any tax or...
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A wreck on Highway 299 just east of Buckhorn Summit blocked traffic for more than two hours today, prompting California Highway Patrol officers to set up a one-way traffic control.
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That's the takeaway of the blogger at "On the Public Record" (who is, um, "a low-level civil servant who reads reports," but one often worth reading when it comes to California water issues), in response to Saturday's editorial about Rep....
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Gary Thomas Armitage appears to be homeward bound. The 61-year-old Armitage, who has been in Shasta County for more than two years in connection with the operation of an elaborate Ponzi scheme, saw today his $3 million bail reduced to $100,000, despite the objection of a state attorney general’s office prosecutor.
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While driving around the area I occasionally see livestock, usually cattle, on the highway. I have been told that if I were to hit one of these animals I would be liable for reimbursing the owner for its value. Could you please discuss the law and practice of this? If true, it seems unfair to the driver, especially when con
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In 2007, during the last Women's World Cup, Megan Rapinoe's dreams of playing for the United States in the premier women's soccer event sat on the shelf.
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The sun is grilling the landscape here in the far northern part of California. It has seemed cool over the last few years, or cooler than those that included unbroken stretches — once over a month — of 100 plus degree days. I don’t know if temperatures will reach 106 today but I’m very glad [...]
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Both the calendar and the thermometer tell us that summer has officially arrived in Superior California. The sweltering conditions can make outdoor activity uncomfortable and potentially hazardous, but you don’t have to fall back on the lame “it’s too hot to exercise” excuse. I’m not a doctor, a coach or even a pa
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Yes this photo is real and yes there is a man attached to the parachute.
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Now here's a twist from the state controller's office: Chiang Finds Budget Did Not Balance On Paper SACRAMENTO - State Controller John Chiang today announced that his analysis of the State budget vetoed last week shows the spending plan was...
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A 13-year-old boy suffered minor injuries today after he was hit by a car on Hilltop Drive in Redding while riding his bike, officers said.
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A series of fires was sparked Monday afternoon by a Contracted Power Company working in the Junction City Area, according to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office. Three members of the Electrical Crew were injured. The significant fire was in the Canyon Creek Area of Junction City. The Trinity County Sheriffs Office
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The value of Agricultural Products produced in Shasta County in 2010 increased to just under 70-point-7 Million Dollars, an increase of 2-point-2 percent when compared to 2009. Livestock production rose by nearly 2-point-7 Million Dollars, and Timber Production rose by over 9.6 Million Dollars. To view the full report lo
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Redding Fire and Cal-Fire will be conducting several test burns in the area of Benton Airpark Tuesday. The test burns of about 50 by 50 feet are part of a Fire Investigation Class. Firefighters are anticipating very little smoke associated with the burns, which will only be conducted if the weather permits.
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A home invasion robbery suspect has been captured, and Redding Police say he’s a neighbor of the victim. At about 5:45 Monday morning, 58-year-old Mary Johnson awoke to find that a man had gotten into her Twin View Boulevard home. The suspect demanded money from her, and when she said she had no money, he beat her
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES FORT BRAGG — Salmon action on the rise, with Monday’s efforts producing limits for private boaters, and some big fish caught including a 36-pounder caught on a boat out of Albion. Crab and rockfish combos on the Telstar found near limits of rock
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And did Rick Duvernay compare the two, as some commenters allege on today's editorial? No. Duvernay's argument was that if the court, or the city, or the law itself (if it can speak for itself) deems the library's entrance to...
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The Fall River Mills airport likely will be upgraded by the end of summer after Shasta County supervisors approved plans for a new beacon, security lighting and other improvements on Tuesday.
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Poverty Flat was located on the bluff above the Sacramento River in the general area of today's Riverside Drive. It became a pasturing place for Shasta's pack mules and horses in the 1850s and was considered not good for anything...
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This final Shuttle mission is set to launch July 8. Mission countdown rehearsal and related training is underway. You can follow along at your NASA website. The end of an era approaches.
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Here’s a cute home. It seems to have been nicely remodeled since it sold for $172k back in the bubble years. It looks like it would have been on the outskirts of town
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Fire crews are responding this morning to the report of a grass fire along Interstate near Anderson.
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is warning county residents of a phone scam.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge is expected Wednesday to decide whether a Redding man should stand trial in the controversial death of another man in 2009 after he punched him at a nightclub.
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A Red Bluff man and woman were found dead in a mobile home Monday in what the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office is calling suspicious deaths.
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I’m not quite sure what he was trying to accomplish here but I would have to say he succeeded.
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A Redding man was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted murder and robbery for an attack on his neighbor, police said.
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Downtown Redding used to be a fair-to-middling food wasteland with little but fast food offerings, while chain restaurants sprouted like weeds in Enterprise and induced Westside residents to venture across the river in search of dinner. But a few brave folks have taken the bull by the teeth (to mix several metaphors) and fo
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Wait for it. Wait for it. BAM! She never saw it coming.Soccer ball right to the back of the head.
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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the City of Redding Fire Department plan to light several small fires today near Benton Airpark.
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The high temperature in Redding hit 100 degrees Monday for the first time this year. Today's high is expected to beat it by two degrees at 102, and Wednesday should also have a high of a 100, according to the National Weather Service. Lows today and Wednesday should be near 70. Relatively cooler weather,
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What: "Black & White" Art Opening When: Friday, June 24, 5-7 p.m. Where: Liberty Arts, 108 W. Miner Street, Yreka, CA 96097 Liberty Arts is proud to announce the opening reception of "Black & White," a group art exhibition demonstrating mastery of value and curated by local artist Eloise Larson. Eloise brings a full
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What: "Zero Limits" Book Study Group When: Wednesdays, June 22-July 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Unity in Redding, 1852 Buenaventura Blvd #6 Facilitated by Chaplain Peggy McGuire, Unity in Redding will host a six week-long Wednesday study group for the book, "Zero Limits: The Secret Hawaiian System for Health, Wealth and M
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My little sister was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. It's been a tough couple of months for her, beginning with the mammogram, then the bad news, a double mastectomy, issues with poor circulation due to a low heart rate that brought on another surgery, and now chemotherapy. Last week she got the cutest [...]
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First come the pocket-size copies of the Constitution. Then come hordes of transients who will flop in the Redding library's doorway and scare away mothers who just want to take the toddler to storytime.
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At almost every chance they get, prominent Republican politicians spew a line of anti-illegal immigrant rhetoric they insist is true, even when most of their claims are unproven.
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President John Adams has been proven wrong when he declared, "We are a nation of laws, not of men." With the ascendancy of the imperial judiciary in recent decade, decisions are increasingly dictated by men, not directed by law.
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To all the people who support a lawsuit against Redding Electric Utility: Pacific Gas and Electric would love to take over Redding's customers and you then can bank on a couple of days every year without electricity as some of my friends do. (A generator is their lifeline.)
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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On June 30 and July 1, the Cascade Theatre will host an encore of last year's "Homeland," a patriotism-inspired show featuring groups of singers and instrumentalists from the First Church of the Nazarene, Neighborhood Church, and Community Baptist of Red Bluff and Redding Christian Fellowship.
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Based on the crowd waiting to board, the flight from Las Vegas to Monterey would be full, as it often is whenever I visit my children and grandchild.
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Police were looking Monday for a man suspected of assaulting and robbing a 58-year-old woman early that morning in her north Redding home.
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In 1911: Superior Court Judge Head granted the petition from the state Superintendent of Banks accepting J.E. Terry's $100,000 as payment in full for the $220,078.25 debt owed to the Bank of Shasta County.
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A Shasta Lake man accused of shining a laser beam at a California Highway Patrol helicopter last year that temporarily blinded its pilot pleaded no contest Monday to two misdemeanors, was sentenced to time-served and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.
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Rules dictating where and when pamphleteers can hand out information in front of the Redding Library are unconstitutional, a Shasta County judge affirmed Monday.
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Charles David Berlinghoff apparently had a lot to say Monday to a retired Shasta County Superior Court judge.
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Want to send a letter or package to Canada through the U.S. Postal Service?
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Bethel Church has formalized its proposal to lease the Redding Convention Center.
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A Redding man was killed Sunday night when a backhoe he was operating tipped over and fell on him, police said.
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Firefighters battled three fires in Trinity County on Monday.
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For the second time, University Preparatory School in Redding is listed among the top 500 high schools in America by Newsweek magazine.
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The Marigold Antique and Collectibles Mall will host an open house from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday to introduce new dealers Richard Bremer, Sina Boyd and Kimberlee Pruitt.
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In an effort to boost safety and possibly draw in more traffic, Shasta County is planning $685,000 in additional upgrades to the Fall River Mills airport.
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Citing an ongoing investigation and the possibility of a lawsuit, Trinity County sheriff's investigators remain reluctant to release many new details in the March stabbings of four people in Kettenpom.
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$150,000 to help expand Subaru outlet
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Sherven Square, that block of Market Street between Tehama and Shasta, boasts a surprising number of restaurants within a short walking distance: Sandwichery, Grilla Bites, Fasolini’s Pizza, Los Gordos, La Cabana, Kobe’s, Maxwell’s, Fatboy’s BBQ. Last fall, Village Deli opened its doors too, right across the street
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Singaporean chef/cooking teacher Vanessa Frida speaks warmly of Thai sweet chili sauce and its all-around usefulness. M. de Joie had heard of it but wasn't really sure what it was -- there are many products labeled chili sauce or chili paste that don't taste at all like what a Californian might think. But Vanessa Frida know
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"Now, tequila may be the favored beverage of outlaws but that doesn't mean it gives them preferential treatment. In fact, tequila probably has betrayed as many outlaws as has the central nervous system and dissatisfied wives. Tequila, scorpion honey, harsh dew of the doglands, essence of Aztec, crema de cacti; tequila, oily
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Redding Subaru will build a new dealership with taxpayer help on sewer lines, water mains, storm drains and sidewalks.
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Via Barry Ritholtz comes this wonderful blast from the past headlined "The Housing Bears Are Wrong Again." Homebuilders led the stock parade this week with a fantastic 11 percent gain. This is a group that hedge funds and bubbleheads love...
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Witness a series of paintings inspired by the beautiful setting of Mt. Shasta and the quaint town of McCloud. Janice's love for the mountains and wildlife are expressed in the great detail and vibrant realism portrayed in her work.
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University Preparatory School in Redding has been listed among the top 500 high schools in America by Newsweek magazine.
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Turns out there’s a quite a range between the most expensive home market and the least. You can check out where Redding sits at the CB website. Well worth a look. The numbers I ran show a 4 bedroom home selling for $150K in Redding would be $550K in Cupertino. And
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The last and largest of three fires that burned today in Trinity County has been contained, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said this evening.
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A California Highway Patrol helicopter rescued a climber off Mt. Shasta this afternoon after the man was injured in a fall.
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A Redding man died while working with a Backhoe on his family’s property. 25-year-old Joshua Tait Cox was excavating dirt on the property in the 900 block of Canyon Creek Road Sunday. The Backhoe Tractor was on a pile of loose dirt, which collapsed under the weight of the machine, causing the Tractor to tip over. C
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The Redding City Council will discuss a potential cost-saving Volunteer Firefighter Program after a similar Program was already eliminated Two years ago as a cost-saving measure. The Council had hoped to open Fire Station Number Two with the use of Volunteers, but at Tuesday night’s meeting, Staff will report that
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Negotiators for the City of Redding and the Redding Police Officers’ Union have apparently drafted a Contract that’s agreeable to both sides. Some details of the Four-year Contract include a 2-percent raise in two years. Also, members would have to pay the full nine-percent contribution to their Retirement Fu
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A City of Redding Garbage Truck driver made a quick decision early Monday morning that made a big mess, but might also have saved the truck. The driver was working the Pleasant Street Neighborhood in West Redding when he noticed his load was on fire. To avoid dumping his half-full truck in the middle of the street, the d
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The City of Redding is being asked to provide 150-Thousand Dollars worth of improvements to accommodate a car dealer. Following the closure last year of Shasta Nissan/Subaru, a new firm picked up the franchise and opened Redding Subaru across the street at the site of a former used car lot. The company plans to demolish
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A major traffic backup was reported after a big rig crashed north of Red Bluff Saturday afternoon. The tractor-trailer crashed in the wide center divide area off northbound Interstate Five a little north of the Red Bluff Rest Area. The wreck was not blocking the freeway, but vehicles backed up for miles. About 30 gallons
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This year has been quite unusual and has drastically altered fishing environments all over the West, not to mention of course most of the remainder of the country. As I write this rivers are flooding everywhere. It's quite simple; Snow melts, water goes up. With so much snowpack many rivers may not be ready and fishable
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Dear Babe: I have two uncut sheets from Star; they are both from 1986. On one there is a Michael Jordan card No. 117 and 10 other Michael Jordan cards. I am told that this is from his second season, not his rookie season? There are several other cards in this set including "Best of the New."— Sean Bruce, Canyo
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I've been getting a lot of questions about iPhone cases lately, and most of them are regarding a common problem: flimsy latex cases keep phones slim, but God help you if your phone falls out of your pack, while big, tough plastic cases are bombproof, but don't easily fit in a pocket.
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Q: I have a couple of questions that I'm hoping you can answer. First, what is the best method for keeping Dungeness crab alive and in the best cooking condition for hours, or even three or four days? Secondly, when less than 50 percent of the crabs quit moving, are they still edible? If so, is there a time frame for th
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In late September of 2006 I injured myself while doing work on a truck!  To make the longest story brief, I am too short and too round to reach into the engine compartment, so, I went in and retrieved a chair from the dining room.  Almost every time I applied heavy torque to the wr
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Voices of Faith — June 25, 2011 Q. Some holiday traditions are based on other religious or secular traditions or beliefs; Christmas trees, the Easter Bunny, Halloween pumpkins, etc. Do you believe these dilute the meaning of their associated holidays?
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I went to check out a plugged dryer vent. There was a squirrel in it. It had had babies.This is not my favorite kind of job. I've seen lizards, snakes, rodents in the vents... ugghh!It's easy to prevent this with a screen guard over the vent termination. Or, you can make sure the flap works correctly
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Rules dictating where and when pamphleteers can hand out information in front of the Redding Library are unconstitutional, a Shasta County judge affirmed today.
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A two-car wreck near the stoplight on the northbound Interstate 5 offramp at Shasta Dam Boulevard is blocking both lanes.
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There are a couple of issues with Carbon Monoxide. 1. It frys your brain. 2. It can kill you.There are many ways to get CO into your home and, from there, into your lungs. Here are a few common sources:Leave a car running in your attached garage.Your fireplace or wood stove smokes.You use a gas
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Two cars got into a crash this morning near the intersection of Court and Gold streets in Redding, dispatchers said, and one of them is blocking the southbound lane of Court Street.
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Every name has a story. Most are pretty interesting and many earned their names. For instance, Bullskin. It was named for bullskin (oxen) hides hung out to dry. Whiskeytown earned its name for a barrel of whiskey that fell off...
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A Red Bluff man was arrested late Sunday night on suspicion of felony methamphetamine possession when deputies said they found drugs in his vehicle.
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A man was found naked, sitting this morning on the steps of a Redding church's sanctuary.
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Things have gotten so bad here in Redding,Ca that I fear for my life just going out in my front yard. I am afraid that soon the gang violence and drive by shootings will overwhelm our community.
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I was bringing home a used utility trailer I just bought in Cottonwood. I had barely gotten onto I-5 when a driver in the left lane slowed inexplicably. The passenger window rolled down, and I could barely make out a shouted “flat tire!” Oh.
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Police are looking for a man suspected of assaulting and robbing a 58-year-old woman early this morning in her north Redding home.
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Here’s an unusual design home for Shasta Lake City, with the main house above the garage. There are actually several similar homes in a row across from rare po
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Firefighters quickly extinguished a trash fire reported in a dump truck near Benton Air Park.
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This week should start with a string of three hot days in the north state. Today, Tuesday and Wednesday should have high temperatures around 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Today should be sunny and hot, with a high of 99 degrees. The skies should stay clear Tuesday and Wednesday, with highs of 103
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What: Redding 2011 Green Film Series, featuring "The Greenhorns" and "The Story of Bottled Water." When: Friday, June 24, 7-9 p.m. Where: First United Methodist Church, 1825 East Street, Redding, CA 96001 Cost: Free! Introducing the opening of the 2011 Redding Green Film Series! The first of several family-friendly film eve
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What: A presentation on the McConnell Foundation: Its History and Role in the Community When: Wednesday, June 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Where: Millville Grange Hall, 22037 Old 44 Drive, Palo Cedro, CA 96073 Shannon Phillips, Programs Services Director and Vice President of Operations for the McConnell Foundation, will give a presen
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From 1982 to 1999, the building at 2151 Market Street in downtown Redding was home to some recognizable names in the local restaurant scene: River City Bar and Grill, Tubby and Ann’s, and Kellie J’s. When Tom VonderHaar opened Eddy’s Grill last month, in the same location as these local culinary luminaries, he thought
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"Kids Need Art" 3-day workshops will be held at the Siskiyou Art Bus, which will be parked outside the Shasta Base Camp's new location on 308 S. Mt. Shasta Blvd in downtown Mount Shasta.
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As if the real or feared threats to California's forests — wildfire, drought, suburban sprawl, bark beetles, global warming, clear-cutting, reckless off-roading — weren't enough to deal with, U.S. Forest Service researchers have discovered a new peril.
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President Barack Obama is a strong candidate for re-election as a result of the natural advantages of incumbency, winding down two wars, and arresting the economic free-fall he inherited. Republican potential candidates for the presidency warily held off on declaring their candidacy longer than usual in the run-up to the pa
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On behalf of the Shasta County Grand Jurors' Association, I extend to the following our heartfelt thanks for the support they have provided to the efforts to recruit volunteers for the 2011-12 grand jury:
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The Republicans are funny.
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A June 11 article in the Record Searchlight stated that Internet hackers stole the names, account numbers and email addresses of 200,000 of Citibank's approximately 21 million credit card holders in North America.
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The Redding Colt .45s completed a three-game home sweep of the NorCal Pirates with a 10-7 victory at Tiger Field on Sunday.
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1911: The Balaklala smelter at Coram must shut within 35 days, according to Judge Morrow on application of the Shasta County Farmers' Protective Association. The decree is not absolute. If the Cottrell smelting process is perfected, the smelter may resume operations.
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After more than two months of waiting, Matt Farley has a bone marrow match and is set to undergo a bone-marrow transplant early next month.
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While attendance results weren't available Sunday, the fair's last day, a Shasta District Fair official said turnout was expected to be about what they had projected.
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A Redding man was killed Monday night when a backhoe tipped over and fell on him, police said.
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Weather Discussion: A strong high-pressure ridge will move over the western U.S. and we will start the week off with the hottest weather so far this year. Redding should be near 100 on Monday (June 20th) and 100 to 105 on Tuesday. The high-pressure area will begin to weaken Wednesday and this will allow temperatures [...]
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The table.THREE MINUTES before guests started arriving, Coquette walked into the living room clutching a lot of tall grass and one live baby rabbit in her lips. I snatched the rabbit away and took it to the bushes, where I set it down. It looked
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Fire crews are responding to a reported vegetation fire in the 39000 block of Crane Road in Cassel this afternoon.
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This one was listed in ’06 as a 2200 sqft 3/2.25 built in 1980, and it came with a pool table and a jet ski. Presumably those items are vanished along with the imaginary equity the home apparently didn’t have. No worries. We boug
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Chances are, yes - at least in eastern Shasta County where a hallowed buffalo ground known as "fossil field" exists. It is located somewhere south of McArthur and is the place where the largest buffalo fossil on this continent was...
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It's been over 100 years since Christian Lemm lived in Shasta County. He arrived here in 1885 and purchased a 1,145 acre ranch on North Cow Creek which he enlarged to 6,000 acres by the time World War I began....
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Happy Father's Day to all fathers from RPOA! A special thank you to all the dads who are working today to protect our community, instead of spending this special day with their families.This Father’s Day,
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"The Old Man Is My Hero" was produced by the talented Bill and Lisa Collins, with contributions of photos from friends and fans of their weekly live radio dramas on KCNR1460. Tune in Sundays at 4 p.m. for their "New...
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Today's high is expected to be 92 degrees in the Redding area, and winds could gust up to 23 mph. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict sunny skies for the day, and temperatures should drop to about 65 degrees tonight. Tomorrow's high should be 99 degrees, while Tuesday, the first day of summer
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Despite what our cartoonist thinks, horse herpes is a serious matter. 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
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Recently, I was fortunate to visit the private Chico labyrinth that Marilyn Jennings, labyrinth- and peace-advocate, built and uses in her therapeutic work. As the driving energy behind the soon-to-be constructed public Chico Community Labyrinth, she reminded me that we are now in the final months of being able to participa
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Happy Father's Day Dad! I am eternally thankful for all you sacrificed for us and for teaching us the Faith..... You are forever my hero and I only hope I can be 1/2 the man that you were
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Faced with a lawsuit alleging it overcharges electric ratepayers by millions of dollars each year, the city of Redding is fighting both in front of a Shasta County judge and in the court of public opinion.
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We've all been there. With the best of intentions, we do something and then discover our actions were a bad idea. It takes courage, maturity and humility to admit one's mistakes and try to correct the situation.
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As a construction-company owner in Redding, I was privileged to speak on behalf of Redding Electric Utility this spring at the Affordable Comfort Institute's national conference in San Francisco. I was accepted, along with key account managers at REU, to introduce Redding's exemplary Home Performance (HP) program, w
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The bedrock goal of any public elementary and high school system should be awarding high school diplomas to as many youngsters as possible.
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When President Barack Obama took office in 2009, his administration backed an effort to require businesses to provide paid sick leave to their employees. The legislation didn't go anywhere at the federal level, but it's picking up steam at the state and municipal rungs.
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I wonder how many of your readers were around when the California Legislature passed legislation to remove the PUC from control of electric rates. This was done anticipating that competition among the electric suppliers would lower rates. Redding Electric Utility immediately increased its rates to build and maintain reserve
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There is no one who would defend the activities of Rep. Anthony Weiner. Although not illegal, they are disgusting. It is rather sad that a lawmaker who was obviously liked and respected by his constituents has disgraced himself so publicly. Even worse is that he lied over and over to the American public.
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To Oakley Howell (letter, Thursday): There is no way to measure the disgust or indignation I feel for the sentiments expressed in your letter "Punish the achievers?&#34
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I am reminded of the snail darter episode in Tennessee years ago, when unscientific data was used to kill the Tellico Dam project without just cause. The snail darter, with further study, was found to be living outside of the dam project in various streams.
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Mothering was a very busy and intense time for me when Payton was 5, Jonah 3, and Davey 1. I had long, full days with my three that all looked much the same: feeding eternally hungry kids, changing diapers, potty training, and picking up the house only to have it destroyed again in minutes.
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Before he built homes, Redding's Jeb Allen was a champion Top Fuel drag racer, competing against and beating greats such as Shirley Muldowney and Gerry Beck.
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Quality Glass & Windows.
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The Shasta District Fair comes to an end today, but a tough competition took place before the fair officially opened.
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The Fourth of July is a great time to gather your friends and family for food, fireworks, and festivities. Of course, Nerd Chicks are always looking for ways to add some sparkle to any get-together, and your backyard barbecue is no exception. Pick up one or two of these cool tech gadgets for your upcoming party and your ba
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It's Father's Day, and you're looking for a last minute gift for Dad. Why not give him something to keep him looking his best on long trips? Here are a some gift ideas to keep frequent flying dads looking their best.
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Dear Straight Talk: My stepdaughter is 17, intelligent, popular and attractive. She attended prom last month with a lot of friends, which is how she always goes out. I am looking for the day when a young man comes to the door to meet me and ask her out formally. I talked to another dad and he has the same complaint.
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For much of the recent past, retirees have relied upon a number of potential sources to provide the steady income needed to maintain a desired standard of living.
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Christine Campbell and Gabe Newell, both of San Francisco, are engaged to be married July 29, 2011, at Lake Almanor. The bride-elect is the daughter of Michelle and Jack Campbell of Chester, N.J. She is a graduate of West Central Morris High School in New Jersey and Northeastern University, Boston, Mass. with a degree in m
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Editor's note: The Record Searchlight introduces a new column today, Perfectly Polished by north state etiquette expert Irma Vorbeck. It will appear the third Sunday of each month in the Family section.
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John Sandford's latest Virgil Flowers novel, "Bad Blood," is a disturbing story. Most cop, detective and war stories are distressing because they deal with human violations of society's law. But this well-written, tension-filled novel deals with violations of trusting young children, resulting in sexual abuse of those chil
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Ray Alvarez sees bison as important nutritionally, economically and culturally to the Pit River Tribe of Northern California. He is part of the InterTribal Bison Cooperative’s effort to bring buffalo to American Indian tribal lands.
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Frank Grossmann, 45, of Anderson comes to the Shasta District Fair for one reason above all others — the food.
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The Fourth of July is a great time to gather your friends and family for food, fireworks, and festivities. Of course, Nerd Chicks are always looking for ways to add some sparkle to any get-together, and your backyard barbecue is no exception. Pick up one or two of these cool tech gadgets for your upcoming party and your ba
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For the past year, I have been riding my bicycle as part of what I hope is a way to lose all my newfound retirement weight. I have always been an advocate for bicyclists and have written a few columns addressing the do's and don'ts for bicyclists and motorists.
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Before he built homes, Redding's Jeb Allen was a champion Top Fuel drag racer, competing against and beating greats such as Shirley Muldowney and Gerry Beck.
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The Shasta District Fair comes to an end today, but a tough competition took place before the fair officially opened.
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Products / services offered: A residential and commercial glass company.
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Redding police officers arrested a 25-year-old Redding woman early Saturday after she allegedly hit another woman with her car in front of Bert & Ernie's bar.
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In its second year, the Redding Green Film Series begins again with a focus on food.
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Redding's graffiti problem is less noticeable today thanks to a group of 18 foreign exchange students who spent half of Saturday painting.
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For much of the recent past, retirees have relied upon a number of potential sources to provide the steady income needed to maintain a desired standard of living.
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Even though city staffers say it would be impractical and expensive to reopen a closed fire station with volunteer firefighters, the Redding city councilman who first pitched the proposal isn't give up on his idea.
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Redding's rank-and-file police officers will pay more for their pensions and accept less generous health insurance benefits under a four-year contract up for City Council consideration Tuesday.
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In 1911: Fred Varney concluded a sale of his 11-foot ledge on the mountain east of Whiskey Creek to Thomas E. Reese. This mine was favorably situated at an altitude of about 2,000 feet and was pretty well opened, showing a ledge of solid quartz at least 11 feet wide, all of which was sufficient value to pay for extracting a
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The California High School Rodeo Association state finals wrapped up Friday evening in Bishop with a few local prep rodeo hands earning state titles.
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Garen Wimer is driving a red Ford pickup with a border collie named Pistol in back and towing a flatbed trailer with hay. He slowly makes his way along a ridge west of Red Bluff, scanning the foothills as he goes. Wimer is looking for buffalo.
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One day...on Facebook... she wrote: "Hi Chris and Maria, its Michelle. My husband and I were just pre approved for a home loan. We were hoping you would be our realtors. I left you a voicemail. We are hoping you have time next friday to show some houses?" ...and two months later... &nb
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A jacknifed big rig has slowed northbound Interstate 5 traffic north of Red Bluff, the California Highway Patrol is reporting.
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In a few hours I will have some guests over for the annual Summer Solstice dinner. I've been cooking all morning and right now I'm in good shape. I hope to get a brief nap in this afternoon. The menu:fresh cherrieschicken-mango sausage bitesolivesPulled pork with Middle Eastern spic
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On Thursday, June 16, Burney Deputies responded to a call of an assault victim. Upon arrival, deputies learned that the victim had been assaulted by her boyfriend, Steven Bautista. The victim stated that during the assault Bautista had choked her to the point where she passed out. She was also kicked in the ribs over ten t
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They were were made up of soldiers of the California State Militia and civilian volunteers. And they were called ruthless, efficient Indian killers. The number of guard members varies - one account mentions 25, while another mentions 90. General William...
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Astute regular commenter Emil Shue is far too smart a person to mindlessly parrot the latest party talking point, as he did in response to this Thursday post, but hey, we all have our lapses, and Emil is far, far...
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Redding police officers arrested a 25-year-old Redding woman early this morning after she allegedly hit another woman with her car in front Bert and Ernie’s bar.
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Could be a palace. Could be an exclusive resort, where the wealthiest 1% gather in understated luxury behind closed gates and armed guards to party like it’s 2099. Could be a gate between dimensions of space and time that separate us a
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This morning I will amuse myself by posting more photographs of things I find interesting. I feel tormented by some olderly annoyance like bursitis but it will only slow me down. It will not put much of a dent in my need to be active. Mushrooms are one of my favorite things. I like to eat [...]
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Triple-digit temperatures could hit the Redding area as early as Monday, but in the meantime expect another warm and sunny day.
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It's a political event rarer than a green-sturgeon sighting: Rep. Wally Herger this week lined up with his usual nemeses at the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and other environmental groups and against a farm-friendly water bill promoted by some of his fellow House Republicans from California.
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A friend who regularly peruses the online classifieds on Craigslist thinks he's noticed a trend. He emailed me the following ad along with links to eight similar posts that appeared recently. In his email my friend wrote: "The number of folks from outside the area looking to move to our town who desire (Prop) 215-fr
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Well, it was no surprise to me that the Shasta County Planning Commission voted to move forward with the shopping center endeavor. Three quarters of the areas residents disapprove, yet three-fifths of the commission voted approval. To my math-challenged brain this means that one of the "for" votes should have been &
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If everyone, including news media and government agencies, used the phrase "the taxpayers" instead of "the government" when referring to handouts, those receiving the money might understand it's not from Obama's stash.
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Let's request a Mulligan or a do-over or whatever you want to call it. I am so tired of the political environment so entrenched in this country. It saddens me that we cannot find common ground or "across the aisle" commonality on anything! My frustration is with all levels of government — from Washington t
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Would Republicans have considered Rep. David Vitter (R-La.) more of a "distraction" if he had twittered the mirror on the ceiling?
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Three people were stung Friday night in a Redding police sting designed to combat the sales of alcohol to minors.
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The past year for college athletics hasn't been a fun one for the NCAA with all sorts of scandals.
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The Redding Colt .45s opened up their three-game home series against the Nor Cal Pirates in style.
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Three people were stung Friday night in a sting operation designed to combat the sales of alcohol to minors, Redding police said.
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For the third time this year, the Pacheco Union School District office has been targeted by criminals.
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71-year-old womankilled in Friday crash
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Shasta County's unemployment rate in May fell for the second straight month, but fewer people were working compared with a year ago as the area's labor force shrunk.
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A cool, wet spring will likely produce a slow start for the fire season in the north state.
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Family was always a top priority for Fred Crumb.
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Summer auction starts Thursday
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A proposal to spend more than $50,000 to remodel a recently-opened Redding Electric Utility office has prompted the City Council to ask for quarterly reports on small public projects that have gone out to bid.
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Betty Barraza, 79, pushed her walker through the crowded lunch room of Golden Umbrella's Adult Day Health Care center in Redding on a recent Wednesday.
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It's a bit of historical trivia oft-repeated the past few days -- including by Jerry Brown himself -- that the governor's veto of the California budget is actually the first in the modern history of the state. True but totally...
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Two unattended kids playing with a lighter started a half-acre grass fire that also burned 100 feet of fencing this afternoon in Redding, a spokesman with the Redding Fire Department said.
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It's the Midas Mine at Harrison Gulch. Our winner is toe2toe who was the 2nd guesser at 9:19 a.m. Congratulations toe2toe! Thank you everyone for playing. And a big thank you to River City Java for providing us with our...
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For some fifty years I've glimpsed these ships from afar whilst traveling between Redding and the Bay Area. This intrepid photographer offers a closer look at this vanishing mothballed fleet. Fascinating site. Click here. (ht/bw)...
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Items that should not be put in the compost pile include meat and bones, dairy products, large amounts of wood chips or sawdust, pet manure, herbicide-treated grass clippings, perennial and seed-bearing weeds, diseased plants and anything metallic or plastic. Source: National Garden Bureau
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One person is apparently dead following a crash east of Redding late Friday morning. The head-on collision between a White Ford Ranger and a Gray Minivan was reported by the C-H-P at 11:17. It occurred on Highway 299 just west of the Pit One Grade. At least one patient was being airlifted from the scene with major injuri
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A Lincoln Town car wrapped around an Oak Tree in Cottonwood Thursday morning in a high speed crash that killed the driver. Just before Eleven A-M, the car came off the southbound I-5 exit onto Main Street in Cottonwood and the driver could not regain control. The car went into a wide drainage ditch and then went airborne
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A Redding Man has died from his injuries after an explosion at the Clear Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant Wednesday afternoon. 54-year-old Fred Crumb was doing routine maintenance at the Plant when a pressurized water tank exploded next to him. The cause of the explosion is under investigation. Crumb was apparently take
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The number of Jobs in Shasta County increased by 300 during the month of May, which had an unemployment rate of 14-point-7 percent. The Statewide rate dropped to 11-point-7 percent in May, but the number of jobs in the State is down too. California’s jobless rate fell for the fifth month in a row, even though the S
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A 52-year-old Round Mountain man, who was shot in the chest by a Sheriff’s Deputy after he reportedly fired an arrow at Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies in May, will be charged with Domestic Violence and Attempted Murder of a Peace Officer. Deputies and C-H-P Officers were responding to a location on Highway
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A Red Bluff woman has been arrested after leaving her infant unattended in a vehicle while she was grocery shopping. Red Bluff Police were called at 6:13 Thursday night to Raley’s on South Main Street. A Mercury Van had been left running in the parking lot with a six month old baby inside strapped into a car seat.
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Wendy Baskette Little and Frank Little have a pond filled with koi in their Redding backyard. The pond is one of seven to be featured on Shasta Koi & Water Garden Club's 2011 Pond Tour.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has a few suggestions for quick summer meals with fresh ingredients.
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How do I control foxtail grasses on my property? Last year I took my dog to the vet three times for removal of seeds caught in her ears and nose.
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The Shasta County coroner's office has identified the woman killed in a two-car, head-on wreck on Highway 299 in the Burney area as 71-year-old Norma Jean Richberger.
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Shasta County’s unemployment rate in May fell for the second straight month to 14.7 percent, the state reported today. The area added 200 private-sector and 100 government jobs last month. Shasta County’s jobless rate was down from a revised 15.5 percent in April. Unemployment also was 15.5 percent in May 2010.
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Tehama County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Red Bluff man Thursday afternoon after he reportedly shot at another man with a hand gun as they drove on Paskenta Road.
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Enjoy these images from the Shasta District Fair 2011, which continues through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Anderson. Read more about the fair in Paul Shigley's story, here. Alan Ernesto Phillips is a proud son of Shasta County, a proud father of two daughters, and a local musician. He is a parenting educator, chemical-depe
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Crawdad Festival June 17, 18, & 19 2011 FREE $5 off coupon towards unlimited ride wristbands with paid $5 admission.
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Great Bands at the Crawdad Festival
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Vehicle crashes through fence, lands in empty canal.
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Clarridges Plan Stellar Musical Lineup for 7th annual String Summit at College of the Siskiyous~All-Star Concert Features Darol Anger, Bruce Molsky, Tony Trischka, Roger Tallroth, Brittany Haas, Jeremy Kittel, Nic Gareiss, Billy Contreras, The Bee Eaters and literally dozens more.
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West Redding Little League A's finish season with an amazing 17-2 record!
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We've criticized the Legislature's move to essentially ban suction dredging, nominally for budget reasons, but UC Davis professor Peter Moyle's piece on how the practice affects fisheries --- sometimes for the good, but mostly not -- is well worth a...
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Red Bluff police arrested a woman early Thursday evening after witnesses said she'd left a baby alone in a van in the Raley's parking lot on South Main Street.
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What was the name of this gold mine and where was it located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City...
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So it appears. Here's a (slightly out of focus) snap, taken Thursday evening, of the overflow crowd at his new Spoon Me yogurt shop in Cascade Square at the corner of Placer and California. Also a shot of the crowd...
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Times must be tough indeed for new home builders. Well no point in dwelling on it. Blow them out and move on. Here are 4 spanking new homes being sharply reduced to the bone, from the builder boys (and girls) at Palomar. Big drops by any standard. Jeb Allen always seems to keep a crew working even if he isn’t makin
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A Los Molinos man was jailed Thursday after he reportedly threatened to kill a woman and run her over.
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Next time someone asks why we should make a priority of some obscure threatened species --- some bug, even --- over human needs, you could do worse than point them to former state Agriculture Secretary A.G. Kawamura's piece today on...
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The gusty northerly winds that buffeted the northern Sacramento Valley on Thursday should not blow so hard today. The National Weather Service predicts wind speeds 3 mph to 6 mph, or about a tenth of Thursday's peak gusts. Top afternoon temperatures will inch up a few degrees to 92 degrees today. The aver
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Master Guitarist Gordon Rowland will lead a Flamenco workshop Tuesday, June 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Redding's Old City Hall. Nylon stringed guitars are best for these techniques, but steel stringed instruments will do. Some traditional easy chords are used. Rowland will concentrate on the rumba
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Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, June 19, which means the annual Aviation Day returns to Benton Airfield in Redding. Aviation Day starts with a hearty breakfast of ham, eggs and pancakes from 7 to 11 a.m., which costs $7 for adults and $5 for kids 5 t o 12 and which usually attracts 700 [...]
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What is the law regarding turning around and avoiding drunk driving checkpoints? I understand that drivers don't have to go through the checkpoints but local police will pull them over, even though no crime has been committed. Can you comment on this? You are correct, in that as a driver of a motor vehicle you [...]
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Dog owners within the City of Redding should soon see reminders in their mailbox that dog licenses are nearing the time for renewal. California law requires all dogs to be vaccinated against rabies and licensed at 4 months of age. In the City of Redding, licenses must be renewed by July 1 and are valid [...]
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The tiny river town of Isleton was home to the state’s largest crawdad festival until last year, when it outgrew its original riverfront home and migrated to the North State. Now, North State residents can feast on crawdads, crayfish, mud bugs - little lobster-like river-dwelling creatures, each Father’s Day at the Te
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Shasta County deputies were looking Thursday for a 29-year-old Burney man they say assaulted his girlfriend and tried to run her over.
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Gov. Jerry Brown's nearly instant veto Thursday of the budget that the Legislature's Democrats had passed just the day before brought the pro-forma complaints from frustrated lawmakers, but the governor did the right thing in bouncing back the dog of a budget.
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"Shovel-ready was not as shovel-ready as we expected," observed President Obama this week, enjoying a nice chuckle about the unhappy fate of his near-$1 trillion stimulus. To be sure, Obama has also been promoting a less amusing remedy for anemic growth and high unemployment: exports. In this year's State of the
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Regarding the scoping meeting presented by Mark Felz of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday, I felt he did a good job of explaining the proposed use of fees dedicated to the agency's mission of preserving our national fish and wildlife.
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'Mallard' inhabits a fantasy world
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The Redding Colt .45s cruised to an 11-4 road win over the Fresno Cardinals on Wednesday.
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This week marks my first full year as the preps reporter here at the Record Searchlight and I didn't think time could go by so quickly.
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MCCLOUD — It's not every day a record falls.
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Three Washington travelers arrested in Mount Shasta are jailed on suspicion of a slew of theft, drugs or weapons charges after deputies responded to complaints the trio was going door to door asking for fuel.
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A Redding man who has been behind bars for more than two years after he and his co-defendant were arrested on suspicion of swindling scores of investors out of about $250 million has been released from Shasta County jail.
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As the 47-year-old Lake Red Bluff was filled for the last time this week, city officials are still looking for an alternative to replace what was their premier recreational attraction.
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Shasta County deputies are looking for a 29-year-old Burney man they say assaulted his girlfriend and tried to run her over.
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Redding will lose its top planner to retirement today.
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The city of Redding and the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration have launched twin investigations into a water tank explosion Wednesday that killed a sewage treatment plant operator.
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It didn't take police long to track down a Redding couple suspected of stealing a car from a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint late Wednesday night.
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District attorney says shooting was justified
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Realtors awardscholarships
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2011 Crawdad Festival, "True West," and an air show are on tap this Father's Day weekend.
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Shasta Roots and Shoots and Prevent Blindness Northern California seek volunteers.
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The history of steamboats plying the waters of the Sacramento River in Shasta County, also known as steamships, begins with Major Pierson B. Reading, the area's first permanent white settler. Major Reading had a great desire almost from the time he first moved here to bring steamboats all the way up the Sacramento River int
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So concludes UCLA polysci prof Tim Groseclose in a new book, "Left Turn." And, stop the presses, he finds the online DrudgeReport "the most fair." From USNews: "According to my analysis, the Drudge Report is approximately the most fair, balanced,...
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Having the right attorney on your side is invaluable.  As I say on my website “Trying to handle a legal issue without a lawyer is like playing chess with just the pawn. You'll be over-matched and have limited moves in which to achieve your goals.”  Here is a prime example of how a good lawyer helped a coupl
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I tweaked Assemblyman Jim Nielsen a bit for what looked like a legislative stunt in March, giving a speech critical of redevelopment agencies then ducking out of the room before it was time to vote on a bill to phase...
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"On this island, a part of the original Briesgau Grant, both Capt. Sutter and S. J. Hensley had trouble with the Indians in 1845. Each has been credited with naming the island, but Dr. John E. Stockton suggested that it...
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Despite the straightforward and well-publicized fact that the city of Redding's tax revenues have tanked during the economic collapse -- and that the Convention Center requires expensive subsidies to operate -- there is a running rumor that the city's plans...
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A Shasta County sheriff’s sergeant was justified in the May 15 shooting a Round Mountain man who had allegedly threatened officers with a bow and arrow, the district attorney’s office said today.
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An Elderly man from Anderson did not recall launching his Coupe Deville into a Canal alongside Churn Creek Road. Shortly before Noon Wednesday, 87-year-old Jay Osmar Gibbons was northbound in his 1979 Cadillac when he left the roadway across the street from the Shasta Center, and landed about seven feet down in the botto
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A fire destroyed a home just east of Shasta College Wednesday afternoon. Fire crews were called to Blue Mountain Road, off of East Still Water Lane to find a single family home fully involved. Crews had trouble accessing the fire due to live power lines on the ground. The Homeowner and his family were not home at the tim
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A young child was injured in a broadside collision on Buenaventura Boulevard Wednesday. Just after Noon, 34-year-old Karly Stonkey of Anderson had several children riding in her Dodge Caravan as she made a left turn toward a business about a quarter-mile from Westside Road. She didn’t see a Dodge Ram Pickup driven
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Good news for Opponents of the Redding Library Outdoor Public Forum Policy. A tentative ruling issued Wednesday sides with the arguments presented by the A-C-L-U and the Tea Party. The restrictive policy was adopted by the Library Board of Trustees on April 18th. On May 4th, a temporary restraining order forbade enforcem
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A Pizza Delivery Driver was robbed and carjacked at gunpoint in East Redding Wednesday night, according to Police. Shortly before Midnight, 27-year-old Jesse Meier was making a Domino’s Pizza Delivery to a home on Fairway Avenue when a man pointed a handgun at him and demanded all his belongings. The suspect and a
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I wouldn't go as far as some commenters have in suggesting Duvernay tender his resignation over the library speech rules fiasco. But I do hope our city counselors take a copy of Judge Monica Marlowe's dissection of Duvernay's work the...
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Apparently a surly pessimism is the defining trait of rural Northern California from the Pacific to the Black Rock Desert. The North Coast Journal reports on an attempt in Humboldt County to lift its economy. The first step? If we...
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It comes from Time's Fareed Zakaria: "Conservatism is true." That's what George Will told me when I interviewed him as an eager student many years ago. His formulation might have been a touch arrogant, but Will's basic point was intelligent....
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One man died and another man suffered major injuries this morning after their car hit a tree in downtown Cottonwood.
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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: Wooster. Go to http://www.vivadowntownredding.org/about.html
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Debi Hammond has been a freelance artist since 1983. She quit her full-time job in June 2010 to step on her artistic path fully and completely. Hammond is an art instructor and the master of fun behind "Creating Happy," a line of colorful, whimsical and inspirational work.
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A Los Molinos man is accused of trying to run over a Los Molinos woman Wednesday afternoon and ramming his car into hers.
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Coffee, so my health-conscious friends tell me, is one of the most heavily sprayed crops – not good for the folks doing the spraying or, arguably, coffee-loving consumers. You can find organic coffee at most supermarkets these days, but it’s still rare at north state restaurants and cafes.
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It’s been quite a while since your correspondent last checked in at Palomino Room in Red Bluff, and a recent 30-minute venture down I-5 proved a worthwhile trip.
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Three Washington travelers were arrested in Mount Shasta on Tuesday on suspicion of a slew of theft, drugs or weapons charges after deputies responded to complaints the trio was going door to door asking for fuel.
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Family dynamics, anger, laughs and a sibling rivalry ratcheted up to the level of an extreme cage match all come into play in Sam Shepard’s “True West,” which opens tonight at The Bohemian Art Loft in east Redding.
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Love this video. With Father’s Day coming soon, I thought I’d post it in the unlikely case you haven’t already seen it. What the heck, watch it again. It’s the Dad life. Dedicated especially to a few dads here in town. Silas, Bruce, and David, who may feel I’ve been picking on t
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These pictures were taken  in an old graveyard in Sebastopol.
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Garbage can? Check. Home tilted at crazy angle? Check. Blurred kitchen shot with cabinet do
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Gusty north winds that began blowing shortly after midnight will continue through tonight, bringing sharp visibilities and rather warm afternoon temperatures. The National Weather Service forecasts wind gusts up to 23 mph in the Redding area today. Gusts have already hit 28 mph this morning. Afternoon tem
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This is the month when all the training and rehearsal of the area's dance companies comes to fruition and explodes onto stages like wild blossoms. This past weekend saw the major dance revues from Redding Dance Centre and Modern Gypsy. This weekend continues the exposition of dance with three more large dance shows I'd lik
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What: Documentary Film Screening: "From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights" When: Saturday, June 18, 7 p.m. Where: Siskiyou County Museum, 910 S. Main Street, Yreka, CA 96097 Cost: $5 Yreka's Liberty Arts gallery is pleased to present a screening of "From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights," a documentary film by Mark Oliver of
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Police early this morning arrested a man and a woman suspected of stealing a car from a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint late Wednesday night.
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In a better world, we wouldn't need to turn to the courts to lay out the bleeding obvious in exhaustive detail.
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The arc of modern scandal is depressingly familiar. Transgression followed by exposure, perhaps accompanied by a fleeting detour into denial. Then tearful confession and, finally, the inevitable journey to rehab.
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It's very interesting and a bit scary these days how many "unusual" people with "unusual" ideas have gained powerful, even extraordinary, access to our halls of power in the Obama administration.
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It is time to get personally involved in your local politics and do your research on the hot topics that will affect you now and in the future.
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There is a new expression that I have been hearing lately: "Punish the achievers." This means taxing the rich.
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To Tommy Emmanuel: Three hundred or so of the luckiest people in Northern California saw you perform at the David Marr Theatre on Saturday.
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It will take our next assemblyman six hours and 28 minutes to drive from his constituents in Yreka to his constituents in South Lake Tahoe, staying mostly within the district: A little less if he goes through Reno.
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The Redding Colt .45s split a road doubleheader against the Fresno Cardinals on Tuesday, winning the first game 10-2 and then losing the second 8-7.
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In any team's inaugural season, a realistic goal is just to be able to compete.
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While the local economy may still be down, Shasta County's total livestock and crop values increased by more than $1.5 million in 2010.
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Shasta County's recession-ravaged retail economy continued a wobbly recovery this winter, recently released sales tax figures show.
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City restrictions on pamphleteering around the Redding Municipal Library are likely unconstitutional, a Shasta County judge ruled Wednesday in a tentative decision.
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Redding firefighters helped rescue a kitten Wednesday morning after it was found stuck in a rusty pipe.
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Search and rescue personnel were sent Wednesday to a stretch of the Sacramento River north of the Cypress Bridge after reports of an overturned canoe.
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A stand off with Redding police that began after a woman allegedly jabbed a Washington man in the chest with a pair of scissors ended peacefully Wednesday afternoon almost three hours after it began.
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A Round Mountain man who was shot and nearly killed last month by a Shasta County sheriff's sergeant after he reportedly fired an arrow at two deputies is now fighting attempted murder charges.
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A fire destroyed a house Wednesday east of Redding, taking down power lines and causing a small propane tank to explode.
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Two straight months of rising foreclosure activity in Shasta County came to a crashing halt in May.
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NBA executive headlines lunch
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I have no idea if Shasta County will sort out the various problems that dog potential development at Knighton Road, but at a talk this morning given by Mary Machado, I got a good look at a reason the location...
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It's been noted before in this space that strip malls can be an unlikely place to find good food. The many vacancies and low rent in Redding make them ideal for small family-run restaurants. Yuet Bistro is one such place.Yuet Bistro's interior is a bit more elegant and stylish than you'd expect given it's next t
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Note: this was originally written and posted last winter. Not so appropriate for June, but still, a bowl of soup might be just what the doctor ordered.Before the sunny streak, this winter had been very much like the Shasta County winters Femme de Joie remembers from her childhood, when she had to walk fiv
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After promising to file a new post on Mondays and Wednesdays, I promptly missed my first deadline due to a painful case of gout in my left big toe. “Why would this affect my writing?” one may wonder. “Do I type with my toes?” No, but I have followed common sense advice and have kept my foot
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The senator's office emails his reaction to the Legislature's passage of the state budget: "Another sham budget was foisted upon the people of California, this time by a simple majority vote," said Senator LaMalfa. "Make no mistake, this budget increases...
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A Round Mountain man who was shot and nearly killed last month by a Shasta County sheriff’s sergeant after he reportedly fired an arrow at two deputies and was getting ready to fire another is now fighting attempted murder charges.
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Finally, the long winter is over and now the outdoor fun begins. Protect your skin today and every day. Strong UVA (ultraviolet) and UVB rays from the sun can damage your skin and the vast majority of skin cancers, including melanoma, which is increasing in Shasta County, are caused by overexposure to UV radiation, so you s
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, AB+ and O- blood.
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Parents need to engage in regular physical activity, not only for their own health but for their children's benefit. Children learn by example, so let your children know that you enjoy being active because it's an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Being active helps you get stronger and gives you more energy, w
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Have you noticed that your phone bill contains charges in addition to your monthly service plan and long distance phone calls? One of the charges is for the CA Relay Service and Communications Devices Fund. The money you pay provides funds to the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program that operates under a state manda
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The trophy business is doing really well these days. It seems as if young athletes on every team are getting them. Nearly every team my kids played on when they were small gave trophies to every kid on their team.
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Redding firefighters helped rescue a kitten this morning after it was found stuck in a rusty pipe.
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Here's a copy of the school lunch schedule from Old Shasta Elementary in about 1975. Not bad really. Just plain ol' food. Not much fake stuff. No weird drinks that add 600 empty calories....
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Search and rescue personnel were sent this afternoon to a stretch of the Sacramento River north of the Cypress Bridge after reports of an overturned canoe, but it turns out the boaters were just fine.
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Ranger-led programs begin June 18, 2011 and are offered through Labor Day weekend. Some programs, such as the Kayak Tours may be o
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It comes from our state senator's Facebook feed: Triple flip sales tax reduced to a single flip resulting in a 1/4% sales tax increase with only a majority vote [just like last bill on car tax] Lets throw in a...
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For those who've been keeping score at home, Rep. Wally Herger today came out against HR 1837, the San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act. Critics said it could have also been called the North State Water Unreliability Act, and they...
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A stand-off with Redding police that began after a woman allegedly jabbed a Washington state man in the chest with a pair of scissors ended peacefully this afternoon almost three hours after it began.
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Perhaps one of the two Turtle Bay bald eaglets knew why about 50 people gathered this morning near its nest.
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An operator at the Clear Creek sewage treatment plant was in critical condition this evening after being seriously injured this afternoon when a water tank exploded.
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The Trinity Players in Weaverville celebrate 50 years of theater and the 5th anniversary of Trinity Alps Performing Arts Center with the reprise of its first play, THE DRUNKARD
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If you do regular business at City Hall, you might want to save a copy of this newly posted calendar of closures -- every other Friday at least through the end of the year, starting July 1....
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City restrictions on pamphleteering around the Redding Municipal Library are likely unconstitutional, a Shasta County judge decided today in a tentative ruling.
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A fire at a house east of Redding took down power lines and apparently caused an explosion of a small propane tank early this afternoon.
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Have you ever been in a situation where you were surrounded by people who think differently than you do?  It can be very uncomfortable. As they share their beliefs you have two op
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It's located way out there in west Cottonwood in the Bald Hills. It was named for B. C. Duncan who settled there in 1854. It's an important place because the first known verbal Indian treaty was made near Duncan Fork...
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Fire crews quickly snuffed a small fire today in a sawdust pile in a field west of Redding.
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Oh How I Love The FAIR!!  I will be there, out and about looking at all the wonderful wares!  I am soooo Happy to live so close, it feels Extra Special That Way, like I'm out visiting with my Neighbors!  :)
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The following is an email from Laura Dean-Mooney:Dear Reader,I wanted to be among the first to wish you and your family a happy Father’s Day. Supporters of Mothers Against Drunk Dr
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All that Facebook money has to go somewhere -- and it's going into Palo Alto real estate, Bloomberg reports. A surge in wealth from technology stock sales and initial public offerings is spilling into the Silicon Valley real estate market...
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Thank you to all the Guns 'N' Hoses that came out and walked during the Relay For Life at Shasta College last weekend.If you have never had the opportunity to participate in this event, mark it on your calendar for next year. There
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Redding police closed a section of Market Street at Pine Street in downtown Redding earlier today while crews clean up spilled roofing material.
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A Tracy woman reported four life jackets, two eight-inch speakers, a gray cover and a windshield stolen from a boat perched on a trailer parked on Minch Road in Red Bluff.
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The headline screams bad news. Yet it could have just as easily read “Redding homes become more affordable.” Both ways of looking at the story are equally valid. Maybe it’s simply a question of glass half full or half e
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are grip, prefer and thread. Executive Washroom“Jesus, Stafford, get a fucking grip.”It came out like a plea, or maybe a prayer. High and tinny. And it echoed. Get a grip. Loud and clear.
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Love the granite. It sold for $340K when new, and it looks to be in pretty good shape for a
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The far northern Sacramento Valley is in for another rather warm day today -- though not nearly as warm as it could be at this time of year. Afternoon temperatures across the valley floor should top out around 95 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The average high temperature in Redding on this d
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EDITOR'S NOTE: The organizers have canceled this event, with tentative plans to reschedule this fall. What: Shasta Hasta Shine Talent Competition When: Saturday, June 18 at 7 p.m. Where: 2613 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002 (formerly the site of a large nightclub, H2O) Tickets: $15-$20 (available here) Ever want to be a
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If the authorities on social graces, Emily Post and Miss Manners (Judith Martin), define manners and etiquette as: -- “a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter which fork you use.” -- “a little social contract we make that we will restrain some of o
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Last fall, Proposition 25's promoters promised voters that their measure would end legislative gridlock by allowing the Legislature to pass a budget with a simple majority vote. The need to round up a handful of the minority (for now) Republicans would no longer hobble the majority Democrats.
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The Republicans' confused assortment of announced presidential candidates — as well as unannounced candidates and distant possibilities of candidates — seems to be clarifying somewhat. The withdrawal of Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee, as well as the withdrawal of much of Newt Gingrich's staff, seems like
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My husband and I put on a tailgate for 10 to 15 friends for each of the football games we attend, each with a different theme. We've used up all our ideas this year and would like some advice for next fall when the season starts up again. Grilling is great for game time, and though we love wings, burgers and the
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It seems we have gone through the looking glass in the evaluation of the Hawkins/Knighton Road retail project. Now we're debating whether Redding is over- or under-retailed? How do we determine this? Is this part of the Californai Environmental Quality Act analysis? As absurd as that process is, it would not surprise me
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Over the past two club seasons, the North Valley United Under-16 girls soccer team has won nearly 90 percent of its games and claimed victory in a tournament in Austria. Yet that may be nothing compared to what the United face this weekend when the team competes in the National Cup X Modesto Regional at the Turlock Sports C
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The Redding Diamondbacks, a U17 American Legion baseball team, won both games of a doubleheader against the Anderson Bucks — 12-2 in five innings and then 9-0 at Shasta High School on Tuesday.
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After achieving all of the previous goals he set out to do at Vanderbilt University, Aaron Westlake has one more: help the Commodores win the NCAA baseball title.
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The Maxwell Panthers finished No. 1 in the final Cal-Hi Sports Division V state baseball rankings this week and a pair of Maxwell players, Steven Perry and Tyler Wells, can also be found in Sports Illustrated's feature Faces in the Crowd, which hits newsstands today.
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Knauf Insulation, which has a plant in Shasta Lake, is curtailing its operation in Lanett, Ala., the company announced Tuesday.
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Former Record Searchlight vice president and general manager Tim Stautberg Tuesday was named to head the newspaper division for the E.W. Scripps Co., which owns the paper.
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Martial arts demonstrations, a hypnotist, a stilt walker and local entertainment will the join the usual fare today to open the Shasta District Fair.
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School's out, and children have gone home for the summer. But as students head for the nearest water source, 130 Shasta County teachers and administrators are hitting the books this week.
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When Tehama County planner Bob Halpin first saw the rangeland between Redding and Red Bluff that federal fish and wildlife managers planned to target for conservation easements, he saw a problem.
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A small technology company in Shasta County that makes laser maze games for amusement-based businesses has gone global.
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Check another milestone off the list for Jon Porter, the former Redding man who became paralyzed from the chest down while taking an English test at Enterprise High School.
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Gas prices fallas demand drops
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Teens arrested inburglary attempt
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A Redding man who was arrested in April after he assaulted a motel manager and tried to stab another man with a knife was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 30 years in prison, a Shasta County deputy district attorney said.
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A 46-year-old Anderson woman was charged on Tuesday with embezzling $14,000 from the small water company where she was hired as a bookkeeper.
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Me (doing laundry): you could learn to do this, you know.Cat:Me: You could earn some pocket money.Cat:Me: Of course, you don’t have any pockets to keep it in.Cat: Me: I’d pay you a nickel per sock. That’s big money for a cat.Cat:
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On June 13th 2011 at about three o clock I received a voicemail from an automated messaging system that told me someone was using my check card and that my identity was at risk. It asked for the last four digits of my credit card in order to proceed to an agent so I entered them. I soon was able to speak with a women who so
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Lookin Cool for School sends low-income kids back to school with new school clothes so they can start the school year with dignity and self esteem.
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The Siskiyou Arts Council is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of paintings by Kim Solga from July 1 through 11. This exhibition at the SAC Gallery, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd. in Mount Shasta, will feature "wilderness watercolors" created on location in remote settings in the western US, Mexico and New Zealand.
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Simpson University, in partnership with Northwest Basketball Camps (NBC), will be offering three overnight summer youth camps this summer on the Simpson campus.
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Palo Cedro Experimental Farm and Research Station thanks Matt Ivey with Adventure Recreation, LLC for sharing their rock climbing wall on the first day of adventure day camp!
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Two new community health clinics that recently celebrated their grand openings are now accepting Medi-Cal, Denti-Cal and California Healthy Families Program. Certified Application Assistants are available to help patients enroll in health care services.
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Derik Knak, a 13-year-old seventh-grader at the University Preparatory School, was awarded a Gold Medal with the coveted Command Performance designation at the California Association of Music Educators (CMEA) State Solo / Ensemble Festival, held at California State University - Sacramento on May 14, 2011.
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Afterschool Students Trek to the Capitol and meet with Legislators to discuss continued support of Project SHARE, Shasta County Office of Education's afterschool program.
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Redding's Marco Grifantini travels the world with his Italian professional baseball team and Italian national team. His best advice when playing in a foreign country. . . do as the natives do!
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This is a multiple0day workshop that runs from 5 p.m. July 8, through noon July 10. The group will travel from Redding to Big Flat, CA.
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"Thank you for not taking out the little dogleg where I live." So Supervisor Glenn Hawes told County Clerk Cathy Darling and the redistricting advisory committee after Darling outlined the various ways the committee worked to rationalize the various strange...
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"I want to target the pot market. There's no good reason we haven't." So the CEO of Scotts Miracle-Gro, Jim Hagedorn, tells the Wall Street Journal. I'm not surprised garden-supply manufacturers think it. I'm a bit taken aback that they'll...
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A Modoc County fire has been fully contained. The “Cougar Fire” started Wednesday on the Modoc National Forest near Cougar Butte, located about two miles south of the Lava Beds National Monument in an area known as “Gasoline Alley”. Investigators say the 18-Hundred acre fire was human-caused, thou
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A Jury Trial is set for late September for one of three teenagers accused of beating a homeless man to death in Redding. 20-year-old Albert Sanchez will be tried all by himself after his two co-defendants, 17-year-old John Thompson Junior and 18-year-old Jared Voss, accepted Plea Deals on January 7th. Both were to be tri
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A couple of Million Dollars would sure come in handy as the City of Redding opens a Budget Workshop next week. In April, the Council was given a four-part balance plan, including furlough days that will result in the periodic closure of City Hall. Also, most Employees have agreed to pay for at least some of their retirem
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The Shasta District Fair gets underway Wednesay at the Fairgrounds in Anderson. Wednesday is Kid’s Day, with free admission for those 12 and under. The Shasta Taiko Drummers perform at the grandstand at 8pm. Friday night’s Headliner is the Charlie Daniels Band. That’s in addition to a wide variety of da
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Two Red Bluff teenagers are accused of trying to break into the same house twice in the same night. Shortly after Midnight Tuesday morning, Carmel Growney was awakened by the sound of glass breaking to the rear of her house in the 25-hundred block of Cimarron Drive in Red Bluff. She called Red Bluff Police, who responded
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A Tehama County man has been sentenced for a Burglary committed in March. Brook Bonner has prior convictions, including for Drug Possession and Burglary. He was on Parole for a Burglary Conviction when he forced open the garage door of a Red Bluff Business in March, stealing several items. Red Bluff Police reviewed surve
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A wanted Redding man who was finally arrested in April after he assaulted a motel manager and tried to stab another man with a knife was sentenced today to nearly 30 years in prison, a Shasta County deputy district attorney said.
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Will meet tonight 7:00 PM at the "Neighborhood Church", 777 Loma Vista off of South Bechelli."Come together and watch em quake."
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Horse, photographed by Erin MurphyWay back in the ’90s, Chico DJ Ron Dare came to Dancing Astronaut Studio in Redding for a night of jamming. Craig Padilla laid down this track, while Ron and
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WILLOWS - A former teacher’s aide at Shasta High School who’s accused of having sexual relations with an Orland High School wrestler and sending sexually explicit text messages to at least one other teenager is due to begin standing trial on Nov. 21, electronic Glenn County Superior Court records show.
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Former Record Searchlight vice president and general manager Tim Stautberg has been named to head the newspaper division for the E.W. Scripps Co., which owns the paper.
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Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which took place on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. Many years later on May 30, 1916, Flag...
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Just the property, not the dealership. Probably you’ve seen it from I-5, looking forlorn and empty. Once the bustling dealership that set the tone for ne
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An Aug. 9 trial date has been scheduled for a Redding man accused of shooting at his wife with a .22-caliber rifle after she wouldn't cook him dinner.
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Red Bluff police early this morning arrested two 16-year-old boys caught in a burglary attempt.
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Shasta Association of Realtors awarded eleven scholarships to local students at a dinner held on June 1st at the Riverview Country Club. Certificates for scholastic achievements were presented to the following al
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The northern Sacramento Valley will roast in near-triple-digit heat this afternoon, the year's hottest so far by far. Temperatures across the valley floor will max out around 98 degrees. The average high temperature in Redding on this date is 90 degrees. Winds will blow out of the northwest at 3 mph to 8
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What: Murder Mystery Dinner When: Friday and Saturday (June 17-18). Where: Red Bluff Elks Lodge Cost: $60 A fun-filled Roaring 20's "Who Dun It?" murder mystery dinner will be held June 17 and 18 at The Elks Lodge, 355 Gilmore Road in Red Bluff. A fundraiser for the Destination Tehama County Branding Project, the evening
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The Shasta District Fair is scheduled to begin its annual five-day run at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, June 15, at the fairgrounds in Anderson, and it is not too late to buy advance tickets at a discount. Single-day admission tickets are on sale for a $2 discount ($5 for adults and $3 for kids 6 [...]
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This month, I went to the most amazing graduation I have ever seen. I am a seasoned graduation goer. I played "Pomp and Circumstance" in the school band year after year, starting in the 4th grade. The only ones I missed were the ones where I was a graduate – you can’t march and play the [...]
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One person's good-government reform is another's disaster.
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Millions of Americans believed all through his presidency that George W. Bush never deserved to hold that office — regardless of what the U.S. Supreme Court ruled and no matter who got a few hundred votes more or less in Florida. That was because Democrat Al Gore won more actual votes in the 2000 election than Bush, e
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This is in response to Timothy J. Duffy's June 3 letter, "Path to staying out of prison."
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To the person who hit a bicyclist on Gas Point Road at noon Thursday and left his shattered body, I am going to give you some background on this man.
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Redding police arrested two men after a fight at Bert & Ernie's early Monday morning hospitalized one man and left another with a bloody face and a missing tooth.
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Woman says group kicked, punched man
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To speed up plans for an upgraded water system that would give residents of a Jones Valley neighborhood clean drinking water, Shasta County supervisors today will consider letting the county's Public Works director move forward with a state funding agreement.
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Parent company Perkins & Marie Callender's Inc. closed 13 Marie Callender's restaurants in California on Sunday, a day before the company announced it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
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An Aug. 9 trial date was confirmed Monday in Shasta County Superior Court for a Redding School District librarian accused of embezzling and stealing from a school parent club.
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1911: The heart of W.L. Masterson, the Idaho and Washington farmer, who came to Redding to bring to justice his erring wife and the man she ran away with, has been touched by the tears and entreaties of the woman. He desires to reinstate her in his favor that she may return with him to Clarkstown and once more preside over
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Someone broke into a vacant Lake California home and made off with about $800 of home appliances.
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The Redding Colt .45s beat the Southern Oregon RiverDawgs 7-1 on Sunday to complete a three-game road sweep in Medford, Ore.
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It was a busy weekend for search and rescue teams in Siskiyou County who had to track down five lost or injured people on Mt. Shasta and a sixth man who got stuck while driving on an isolated, snowy forest road.
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Home values in Shasta County keep falling at a stubbornly steady rate.
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Kellen McNames, 3, and his mom, Lea, cool off Monday at Water Works Park in Redding. The park had about 1,000 visitors Monday, most with season passes. High temperatures on Monday reached 95. Today’s high is expected to reach 93, with temperatures in the high 80s to low 90s through the rest of the week, according to the
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A new state requirement for certain single-family homes to be equipped with carbon monoxide detectors goes into effect July 1.
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Going on a road trip this summer? Planning to throw some of your own firewood already stacked in the yard into the back of the truck? Think twice, advises the U.S. Forest Service. VALLEJO, Calif., June 13, 2011 - An...
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Different analysts come up with different numbers, but the Public Policy Institute of California's chart below says all you need to know about the virtues of independent redistricting. Critics say that our Legislature is bound to be polarized, thanks to...
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It took a while to find it, the right box with the right stuff. Now that I've found it, I don't want to put it away.
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See who was at what recent event.
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Ron Epperson and his wife, Theresa, have carved out a life of hard-won independence on 20 acres off Big Bend Road east of I-5. They grow their own food, make their own bread, and get all their hot water by heating it on a woodstove.
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The president quips about "shovel-ready jobs."...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES CASSEL FOREBAY — Rim Rock Ranch reported excellent fishing. There are some very large trout in this section, but the average catch is usually pansized, from 12 to 14 inches. Salmon eggs and floating baits have been working the best but lure fisher
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A couple of Arrests have been made in the ongoing investigation into a series of Burney-Area residential burglaries. Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies have heard numerous burglary reports in the Burney Area over the past month. Their investigation has focused on searching the homes of people known to be on Probation
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A potential disaster was averted in the City of Shasta Lake over the weekend. According to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, at about 4:30 Saturday afternoon, 31-year-old Beth Horisk crashed her car into a residence on Shasta Street, and ruptured the natural gas line to the home. Through an automated telephone no
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Two Jones Valley men were seriously beaten and two other men were arrested following a bar fight in East Redding early Monday morning. At about one A-M, Redding Police were called to Bert and Ernie’s on Industrial Street. They arrived to find 53-year-old Gregory Creveling on the sidewalk, unconscious and bleeding s
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A South Redding Convenience Sore Clerk grabbed a mop and fended off a robber armed with a knife and a baseball bat, according to Redding Police. A 5AM Sunday morning, 31-year-old Andrew Canfield was working at the Circle-K store in Westwood Manor when a man came in wearing a ski mask, brandishing a small baseball bat and
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A woman making a business deposit at a Downtown Redding Bank Sunday afternoon was robbed at gunpoint. At 4 O’clock, 29-year old Kristy Pederson was about to make an after-hours deposit at the Umpqua Bank on Pine Street when she was approached by a man wearing a black ski mask. He pointed a gun at her and she handed
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It was a busy weekend for search and rescue teams in Siskiyou County who had to track down five lost or injured people on Mt. Shasta and a sixth man who got stuck while driving on an isolated, snowy forest road.
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Interesting data point in this Bloomberg story about the pay of California's city managers: Almost four in 10 city managers in California were paid more than the state's chief executive in 2009, according to payroll data. The top 10 shared...
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If the county Board of Supervisors approves a proposed impact fee for the Anderson Fire Protection District at tomorrow morning's meeting, that would be increase in the fee for commercial and industrial buildings --- a jump from 5 cents per...
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I cannot stop laughing about this AP story, which the R-S published in the Sunday paper. My personal favorite paragraph: When things first got under way, Painter and three others were growing about two dozen plants with names like Super...
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Skip Murphy posts it on his Foreclosure Deal of the Day....
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I know, that sounds pretty over-the-top, doesn't it? We saw the Neelys make this on their Food Network show. I wasn't sure how this would work on chicken - it sounded like it would be better suited for venison or pork or duck. But it works, though I do think it would be excellent on gamy meat as well.I had to tw
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The first fair was held at Major's Hotel in downtown Redding in 1887. It lasted four days. Items of interest were mineral displays, livestock and agricultural exhibits, floral exhibits, home craft displays, horse races, and an open-air ball. Years later...
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Despite all the press regarding foreclosures and their negative impact on the real estate market, Redding seems to be bucking the trends. Inventory of homes available for sale today is 1261 compared to 1575 last year at this time. That equates to roughly 20% less homes for sale, which could be the first sign of price s
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Q. Are the design and order of the universe evidence of God? They is evidence of a loving and personal God. Science has discovered more than two hundred factors that are necessary for life as we know it, and fine tuned beyond what can be accorded to chance. The odds against these factors — ranging from the shape of earth
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MUSCLECAR MANIA & CLASH OF THE IMPORTS!! Trophies to be presented for those two classes. Next Race: Street Legal July 9 “Run what you brung.”
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It had been a while. I really needed to take part of a day, in this case, a few very early morning hours, and get myself to the sea. Last week on my son, Brian’s big day — graduation from law school — I managed to get myself from the Santa Rosa foothills to Highway [...]
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Someone broke into a vacant Lake California home and made off with about a $800 worth of home appliances.
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An Etna man was killed early Saturday in a solo wreck south of Fort Jones.
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“Watch out for more real estate scams….coming north.. Con artists sending letters to homeowners stating that they need to send their mortgage payments to a fictitious company that has been assigned your mortgage. B
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Couch surfing in style, even after the arrival of the foreclosure photographer, this image “embodies” the lifestyle we have come to associate with
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Sixty seconds and a cloud of words. That's OneWord, a writers' prompt that has helped me focus my writing.Today's word? "Beloved."He offered a toast to his beloved, but she sat there, silent. He raised his glass again, a vintage Bordeaux, and still she did not respond. He hung his head. His clo
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Redding police arrested two men after a fight at Bert & Ernie’s early this morning hospitalized one victim and left another with a bloody face and a missing tooth.
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The far northern Sacramento Valley is in for its hottest week of the year so far -- which admittedly is not saying much. Redding should top out at 89 degrees this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The average high temperature in Redding on this date is 90 degrees. Winds will blow out o
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COME JOIN THE FIGHT !!!!
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Doni: Hi, Kimberly! Wow. You've been at the helm of aNewsCafe.com as managing editor for about one and a half years, and I think this is the first time readers have gotten to meet you up close. I'm really happy you agreed to this, especially because of how busy you are, what with chasing around a toddler and [...]
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What: Free Breast Cancer Screening for Women 40+ When: Thursday, July 28 (Registration deadline: June 24) Where: Mercy Medical Center, 2175 Rosaline Ave Cost: Free for qualifying women Early detection is critical in treating breast cancer.  The Mercy Regional Cancer Center will host a free breast cancer screening for quali
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What: Third Saturday Improv When: Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. Where: Old City Hall: 1313 Market St, Redding Cost: $5 Started in 1998, the members of Redding Improv Players have been performing on the third Saturdays of every month (except December) at Old City Hall for over 10 years. R.I.P. shows are PG-13 and 100% [...]
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Jefferson Public Radio and the Cascade Theatre have finished booking more than 30 events for the next year and have announced the entire lineup for the 2011-12 Performance Series. This year’s star-studded roster is shaping up to be the best yet since the theater’s restoration seven years ago, offering a cornucopia of G
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California’s grasslands, oak savannahs and low elevation foothills are often overlooked. These lands don’t provide the prime agricultural conditions that valley floors do, and they don’t offer the scenic vistas found at higher elevations. But in one way, these areas are exceedingly rare: They provide ground on which e
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Isaac Sanchez wasn't going to let his chance at a tournament win slip away.
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The Redding Colt .45s pulled out a 4-3 win in 19 innings to complete the sweep of the Southern Oregon RiverDawgs in Medford, Ore., on Sunday.
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The Klamath River will soon flow with warm water and toxic green algae, as it does every summer. Klamath River dam operator PacifiCorp has continually violated water-quality standards on the river, while reaping profits from its antiquated hydropower dams that block over 300 miles of native salmon habitat. Every year noxiou
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Removal of four Klamath River dams as proposed in the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement and and the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement likely will result in undesirable and unintended consequences that collectively add up to negative cost-benefit outcomes using scientific, engineering, economic, and Native America
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California's forested mountains and the rivers that flow out of them win the most attention as environmental gems. The lowly foothills, comparably speaking, get no respect at all.
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When a man wearing a ski mask walked into the convenience store where Andy Canfield works early Sunday morning, the south Redding Circle K clerk didn't realize he was being robbed.
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1911: Harrison Gulch is to have a five-hour automobile service with Redding beginning July 1. A seven-passenger, 60-horsepower Locomobile and a five-passenger, 40-horsepower Packard have been ordered by James Wright, the proprietor of Redding's extensive garage and repair plant on Market Street.
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Since he began painting at 12 years old, Kevin Yearwood thought of it as nothing more than a hobby. But in 1984 a motorcycle wreck that left him a semi-quadriplegic transformed it into his passion, he said.
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Police were looking Monday for a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint at a downtown Redding bank.
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Redding teen brothers Bradley and Tyler Cervania have fast feet.
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A Shasta County judge has rejected Redding's request to toss a lawsuit challenging transfers from the city's electric utility to the general fund.
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The California Highway Patrol is reporting a possibly fatal traffic collision on Indian Valley Road west of Hayfork.
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An Arcata woman was killed late Sunday evening in an ATV wreck near on U.S. Forest Service land west of Hayfork.
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Weather Discussion: Those of you who follow my daily weather blog know that all spring I have talked about how strong the jetstream (storm track) has been in the Gulf of Alaska. Well, it has finally weakened and the high pressure is now along the California Coast, but it hasn’t gone away. Normally, about this time
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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's tree lawsuit finally came to an end on Wednesday, settling a years-long battle between the eccentric multi-millionaire and his downhill neighbors who have allowed their trees to block his view. Larry Ellison's tree lawsuit began when his new downhill neighbors allowed their monstrous trees to
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Police searched this afternoon for a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint at a downtown Redding bank.
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We like to see the whole family get into fighting shape. So the owner Red Bluff's Psycho Fitness and MMA told the R-S for a Business Spotlight item in Sunday's paper. And when Avery Vilche says "fighting shape," she means...
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A Modoc County forest fire that caused Redding's skies to get smoky last week is nearly contained.
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Three adults and a toddler were inside an SUV that overturned on Interstate 5 in Redding today. The wreck slowed the northbound lanes leading to a second collision a few minutes later because a driver didn't react in time to the slowing traffic, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Back in 1879, a group of Redding civic leaders decided to establish a cemetery for their growing community. Under the direction of Chauncey C. Bush, Redding's founding father, the Masonic and Oddfellows' lodges combined efforts and formed the Redding Cemetery...
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We like multifamily investment property. Buy these investment grade assets using dirt cheap
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A reader asked me last week where Rep. Wally Herger stood on HR 1837, water bill about which the Sacramento Bee editorializes this morning. It's a Republican-sponsored bill but, as the Bee and others have noted, it would undermine Northern...
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Pentecost SundayYear A – Catholic Relationships Today is the celebration of Pentecost, the beginning of our church. In preparing for this homily I began to think: What does the word “church” actually mean? What really is the purpose of a church?
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When a man wearing a ski mask walked into the convenience store where Andy Canfield works early Sunday morning, the south Redding Circle K clerk didn’t realize he was being robbed.
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The National Weather Service issued an alert today for swimmers, boaters and anglers to be mindful of fast, cold water.
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Please click the image to see Phil's cartoon. Editor's note: We've launched our redesign of A News Cafe today, and we hope you enjoy the fresh new look and features. Please excuse any unforseen glitches as we tidy up, and watch for a special Doni's Dish discussion of the changes on Monday. As for our cartooni
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Daughter June and Ernie were married last August in Las Vegas, a city that never sleeps. Because their wedding was less than a year ago, June's recent birthday was the first one to take place since those wedding bells confirmed their love to be more than a passing fancy.
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Among the many worthwhile questions raised by an Idaho company's plan to build a retail power center at Knighton Road is this: Can there realistically be a future for Redding and Anderson as physically separate cities?
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In California political circles, Friday's release of draft maps of the next decade's districts for the California Assembly and Senate and U.S. House of Representatives was like a hurricane making landfall.
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I can't help but shake the notion that we are being governed by Narcissists. Not on the local level. But it seems the higher up you go in government the fewer neurons you have. Oh, I know there are exceptions, with lots of senators and congressman smarter and less self-absorbed than I. I think my problem is I read the n
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The Redding City Council and staff are trying to find alternative funding to keep the doors of the Redding Convention Center open. Unfortunately, alternative funding ideas have been limited and will result in closing the doors of the Convention Center to our community.
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Alright, Mr. Editor Lyons, let's drown out the negativity. This is a larger list than I have previously compiled about why I like Redding. The list contains things in Redding and things accessible in a reasonable time from Redding.
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I am writing in reply to a letter last week in which the writer doubt that California is unfriendly to business.
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Why are we housing illegal immigrants in our prisons?
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Sarah Palin is a classy woman who has broad experience as an executive in government, is an outstanding wife and mother, has a complete love and devotion for this country, and knows how to end the current attempted destruction of our American values and principles.
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In reality, love can and should discriminate between better and worse, good and evil, virtue and vice.
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Here is my response to Greg Beale ("Speak Your Piece," Thursday):
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Does the California Legislature's budget committee honestly believe that shutting down dredging by placing a five-year moratorium on it is in the best interest of California?
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We find it reprehensible that you use the front page of your publication Monday to publish huge pictures of a minority of the population proudly displaying the fact that they engage in practices contrary to both God and man.
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Kudos to District Attorney Stephen Carlton for finally bringing justice for Adam Martinez. What ever is the outcome, at least Adam had his story told in court. Now let's see how far Mr. Carlton is really willing to go.
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I am mortified to read in the June 2 newspaper that our state legislators have found it in the people's best interest to pay for illegal aliens to go to college.
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Glenn and Nancy Schaefer of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 5, 2011, with a reception at Simpson University hosted by their three children. The Shaefers were married June 3, 1961, in New York while attending Nyack College. In the years that followed, Glenn and Nancy moved to St. Paul, Minnesota; K
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Kelly Ann Russell of Provo, Utah, and Perry Blazian of Redding are engaged to be married June 24, 2011, at the LDS Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. The bride-elect is the daughter of Craig and Jolyn Russell of New Jersey. She works at the Museum of Art at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She attends BYU, majoring in
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Kimberly Vanderpol and Melvin Riffel are engaged to be marred July 23, 2011, at St. Joseph Church in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Teri Vanderpol of Redding. She graduated from Shasta High School in 2007 and from Chico State University in 2011. She earned a B.S. in business administration with options
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Megan McLearn and Daniel Metz, both of Redding, were married Feb. 12, 2011, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Redding, followed by a reception at the Senior Citizens Hall. Marc Metz, father of the groom, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dan and Colleen McLearn of Happy Valley. She graduated from West Valley High S
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Dear Straight Talk: My daughter is a junior in college. She'll be coming home shortly with her boyfriend who we have not yet met. They do not live together but I'm pretty sure they spend the night with each other frequently. I would like to know what other parents do when their (older) kids visit and bring a significant ot
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Dear Babe: There is a lot of discussion on some hobby boards about an autographed insert in the 1993 Bicycle Aces playing cards. A friend has an original display that states that one deck in the display has an autographed card of Greg Maddux, Terry Pendleton, Cal Ripken Jr. or Fred McGriff. Of course this begs the question
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Sharon Russell loves animals and she loves to drive.
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Ask to see the manager and you might get Stormy first.
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The federal government is looking to keep the rangeland between Redding and Red Bluff open for cattle and wildlife and closed for development as part of an effort to protect similar foothills around the state.
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One by one, the pro golfers' hopes for a low round dissipated on Riverview's back nine.
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The Redding Rattlers, an under-19 American Legion baseball team, split their doubleheader on Saturday.
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"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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