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July 15th, 2011

Kyle Lauderdale, vice president of PremierWest Bank's Corning branch, was awarded a scholarship by the Oregon Bankers Association to attend the Pacific Coast Banking School in the fall. The association awards one scholarship annually from applications received statewide.
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Firefighters this evening are battling what’s so far a small brush and grass fire on Highway 299 near Round Mountain.
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The Redding area seems to have a huge number of Rotary and similar clubs than you'd ever expect given its relatively small population and the general drop in membership in such civic organizations in the United States. Turns out, though...
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Construction of the Interstate 5 trestle at the Pier 3 location on Antlers Bridge is nearing completion. The bridge is on the south side of Lake Shasta and lies north of Redding and the city of Shasta Lake. Divers have been working since mid-June to attach prefabricated cross bracing to the trestle piles. The work [...]
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There's some truth to the adage, "you can't always tell a book by the cover."' It's equally true that you can't always count on an author's name to guarantee a great read.
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Susan Rawlins and Kevin Walker
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There's a cultural experience travelers can enjoy wherever they go. It involves no tour bus, no walking, no admission cost. Kill a couple of pleasant hours, usually for a few bucks. It's usually a great spot for local flavor; literally and culturally.
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Kym Comnick and Andrew Holland
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Kristin Stemmler and Andrew Coleman
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I'm running a short series of columns this summer from my family's not-so-distant past. This column is a post from my blog in June 2008. My daughter Payton was 7 and my sons Jonah and Davey were both 5 and 3.
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Dear Straight Talk: Someone I once considered a good friend has been saying absolutely horrible things behind my back. I overheard her, so I know it's true. This person is very insecure and has tried to imitate almost everything about me at one point or another. Over time, she has spread rumors about me so horrid they c
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What: Indigo Brew Jazz Quartet When: Saturday, July 16, from 8-11 p.m. Where: Post Office Saloon, 1636 Market St, Redding The Indigo Brew Jazz Quartet is Matt Scallion on drums, Tyler Mansfield on guitar, Patricia Soares on piano and Marc Soares on bass. The band will play from 8 - 11 p.m. at the Post [...]
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Or at least, homeowners associations' right to require grass. From the Bee: Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have required homeowners associations to let people replace their lawns with artificial turf, the governor's office announced today. .... "A...
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The June 26 article "Long waits, few options for patients" describes the lack of mental health services in our community but fails to accurately portray the public mental health system as a whole. As chair of the Shasta County Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board and a member of this community, I'm com
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As the north state economy has crumbled the past few years, there's been considerable grumbling among struggling private-sector workers and business owners that government — locally, in particular, the city of Redding — hasn't shared the pain.
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In the face of certain occurrences during recent City Council meetings the following excerpt from a writer seemed most appropriate.
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A man has finally arrived in Redding to face charges in a 20-year-old murder. On August Tenth of 1991, the body of Despina Magioudis was found in a field off of Cypress Avenue, where the Lowes Store now stands. The 53-year-old woman had been sexually assaulted, then strangled and beaten to death. Years of investigative w
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Two men were arrested in the Burney area following a Probation Search. Thursday Deputies suspecting drug activity arrived at a home off Highway 89. The residents, Troy Crandall and Lonnie Corona, are both on Probation. A search reportedly led to the discovery of a unspecified amount of Methamphetamine, along with Hypoder
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  The long-awaited opening of the main road through Lassen Volcanic National Park has rarely come this late in the season. Saturday is the day. The job is usually done by mid-May, but that’s in years with normal weather. All the snow has finally been cleared along the 30 mile highway, the turnouts, and the
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The new southbound loop on-ramp and signalized ramp intersections are nearly complete at the Oasis Road-Interstate Five Interchange. Final striping, pavement markings, testing, and activation of the signals will be done next Wednesday and Thursday. The Project has been funded with One Million Dollars of City of Redding T
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There’s good news out of Sacramento for Owners of Farm Land, whether the fields are full or fallowed. Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1265 Friday protecting the Williamson Act. The Williamson Act exists for the purpose of preserving open space and agriculture in rural areas. Landowners agree to refrain fr
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I like stars, little Robots with fake mustaches, pretty colors, ruffles, soft cloth dolls. I like so many things and the way they go together that I have admitted to suffering from compositional-mania. No corner, here, is free of a collection of purposely placed odds and ends. I can’t seem to stop myself. Give me [...
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This idiot should have seen this coming.
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This is hilarious. I love the commentary from the camera man.
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Frozen s'mores and temporary star decorations for the sidewalk are a couple of fun summer projects suggested by Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley.
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Erin hosts a quick video tour of Redding’s Sundial Bridge. We are lucky to have this gorgeous landmark in our fair city. Watch in 720p HD.
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Sounds possible given the looming cuts facing California's judicial complex. From today's story: Also hanging in the balance at the Judicial Council's (July 22) meeting is the fate of the $168 million Redding courthouse project. The council could decide whether...
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The great-grandfather of a 3-year-old Anderson boy who accidentally shot himself in the head with one his handguns had his Shasta County Superior Court hearing postponed today until next month.
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Sally Fallon's book, "Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats," challenges many conventional ideas about food.
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A Los Molinos man remains in custody today at the Tehama County jail in lieu of $300,000 bail after he allegedly poured vodka on a woman’s bed and curtains and then tried to set them on fire, sheriff’s deputies announced this morning.
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About a month after I put vegetable starts in my garden in the spring, they looked ragged — with shredded and punctured leaves. What was eating them?
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Sorry, we've had to cancel this week. See you next Friday at 9 o'clock....
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Some commenters on this story wondered why we didn't have a map of our new congressional district. The answer is that, for Redding-area readers, at least, there's not a profound change. The district boundaries are different, but we'd still be...
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Jim Nielsen and Doug LaMalfa are pretty popular among local Republicans, at least, but if the latest proposed new districts pan out, we'll have to do without their services in Sacramento. Currently, no incumbent lives in the proposed Assembly district...
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A lot of would-be entrepreneurs in the north state probably are doing just that. (Remember when small businesses tapped their home equity? Those days are long gone for most.) And a free seminar later this month sponsored by Shasta College...
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I've never been one to sweat much over the use of disposable bags, though I do have a few handy reusable grocery bags on a hook in the garage and will grab them on my way to the store if...
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McClatchy News Service, in a dispatch on the debate over the debt limit and taxes, turns on the wayback machine and offers a few reminders of the last great debate over major federal tax increases, in 1993. Our own Rep....
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On Thursday California’s Governor, Jerry Brown, signed a bill mandating that teachers in the California school system must begin teaching students gay and lesbian history. Quite frankly no government entity should be dictating what to teach and what not to teach in our schools. The last thing we need is politicians co
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This gave me chills. We did this. We humans. The latest “news” headlines will quickly fade to nothingness in short time. But the Shuttle program achievement will be marveled by history.
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So what’s”Nacho garage?” See that lighter green colored garage on the right in the photo? That’s “not yours” when you buy this half duplex. That belongs to your close neighbor,
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In this hyper-charged, polar-opposite climate Americans seem to be faced with, it's good to look back and remember this message from Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator."It's a message not of hate, but of hope. Charlie Chaplin's final speech, from the 1940 film The Great Dictator, your Video Friday:
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Mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 88 degrees today are in Redding’s weather forecast, while mostly sunny skies and a high near 86 are on tap for Saturday, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Sunday should be pretty nice, too. The forecast for Sunday calls for sunny skies and a high
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We will have two guest speakers. Renee Harris of Hardlotion.com will share the health benefits and an easy recipe for apple kefir, a historical digestive aid, and eco-psychologist beekeeper Jim Collins will help us understand the direction that natural beekeeping is headed and explain why the bees are so sick. Both of these
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If you are reading this, you have access to the Internet. That places you among the large majority of Californians who go online regularly through a home, work or school computer, their cell phone or with a library computer. Most likely, you have access through broadband technology that makes Internet transactions speedy an
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From a reader confused about controlled lights: Monty, this one signal in particular is in Redding at North Market (Highway 273) and Twin View Boulevard and North Point. As I am approaching it to make a left turn, the green light is on for the northbound traffic, and not one car is close to the intersection going south,
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Would Christians stand for some bureaucrat telling them they don't belong to a government-recognized congregation and thus are not allowed to worship as they see fit?
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President Obama is demanding a big long-term budget deal. He won't sign anything less, he warns, asking, "If not now, when?"
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I am a senior citizen who remembers that under President Eisenhower the super-wealthy paid a far larger percent of taxes than they do now and were still wealthy, big corporations actually paid taxes and still made a profit, and banks were regulated. Even when they disagreed, Democrats and Republicans worked for the benefit
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s House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas, a member of the National Rifle Association? His statement that the Obama administration's new policy, Operation Fast and Furious, "is the height of hypocrisy" and will limit Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens sounds like it's right out o
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Wow! Here we go again. I can't believe that the city of Redding can't find some other place to make cuts. Obviously the cuts made to the Fire Department aren't working. We are placing our city and our firefighters in serious jeopardy.
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Foothill High School graduate and U.S. Women's World Cup player Megan Rapinoe can add another honor to her resumé.
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A Redding inmate on California's Death Row has lost — at least for the time being — a lawsuit he filed against a Cottonwood area woman who has been in Shasta County jail for 1½ years.
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RED BLUFF — The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) stop in Red Bluff is now entering its seventh year.
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RED BLUFF –Two Red Bluff men were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of drug possession after Tehama County sheriff's deputies conducted a probation search at a Byron Avenue home.
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Hilltop Medical Clinic West will host sunscreen clinics throughout July.
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A 47-year-old Jones Valley man pleaded not guilty Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court to charges he stabbed his neighbor in a fight Monday inside a neighborhood market.
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Less than a month after she was allowed to return to her job as a school librarian, Wanell Stolz has been placed on paid administrative leave with the Redding School District.
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A 43-year-old Iowa convicted rapist was brought back to Redding on Thursday to face charges in a 20-year-old murder and rape case, police said.
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A statewide redistricting committee has released maps that, if approved, could bump two longtime Republican politicians out of Shasta and Siskiyou counties.
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Superior Court Executive Officer Melissa Fowler-Bradley said Thursday a statewide trial court budget committee's recommendation to slash 8.8 percent from California's 58 trial courts this fiscal year is tough enough, but plans to almost double that cut next year would cripple the court.
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A 43-year-old convicted rapist from Iowa accused of raping and murdering a woman in Redding 20 years ago was arraigned today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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It may be mid-July, but I can't help but start thinking about football.
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Downtown Redding will have four new restaurants in the next four weeks.
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Californians could drastically cut pollution during the next 40 years by making buildings more efficient, putting more electric cars, trucks and buses on the road and changing how power is produced, according to a recent study.
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When Mark Duffy moved to Shasta County from the Bay Area, he thought about what he could do to become part of his new community.
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In 1911: Miss Anna K. Brown came up from San Francisco and went to Igo for a 10-day visit with her folks. Miss Brown was employed by the firm of Dunham, Carrigan & Hayden in San Francisco. Chas. P. Kingsbury returned from Jerseydale, where he had been supervising the installation of some machinery in the Jerseydale Mine
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Park Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz announced today that the main road through Lassen Volcanic National Park will open for through traffic this Saturday, July 16. “The park road crew and Caltrans have cleared snow along the 30-mile highway through the park, road turnouts, and trailhead parking areas. We are happy to hav
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I looked in the kitchen and was not terribly surprised to find a possum eating cat food, but I wasn't happy about it. I suggested strongly he leave, and instead he ran behind the stove. I got the broom and poked him a few times, and he popped out from there and ran into the pantry.A few years ago a baby raccoon
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What is your favorite foreign film? Do you think there should be an American remake? View 1123 Answers Babette's Feast and Like Water for Chocolate, and they must NEVER attempt to remake either one. They are
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Sheriff’s deputies arrested two 41-year-old Burney men after finding weapons and narcotics in their home.
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SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday making California the first state in the nation to add lessons about gays and lesbians to social studies classes in public schools. Brown, a Democrat, signed the landmark bill requiring public schools to include the contributions of people who are gay, lesbian, bis
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In 1855, after finishing the building of the first wagon road from Yreka into the Fall River Valley, Sam Lockhart, his twin brother, Harry, and a small group of men moved to the Fall River Valley becoming its first known white settlers. The next year in 1856, they built a ferry below the confluence of the Fall and Pit river
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Music, movie and a hike are among activities slated for this weekend in the north state.
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Redding Police investigators gained a murder confession from an Iowa prison inmate for a brutal, two-decades-old killing and sexual assault, Sgt. Al Mellon said today in a press release. On August 10, 1991, the Redding Police Department investigated a homicide that occurred in a field on the north side of East Cypress Avenu
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After a strong start at the beginning of the week, the Record Searchlight's normally trustworthy corps of correspondents seems to have shut the tap, and we're looking lean for the weekend. Got a letter to the editor itching for publication?...
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Ouch…
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Less than a month after she was allowed to return to her job as a school librarian, accused embezzler Wanell Stolz has been placed on paid administrative leave with the Redding School District.
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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: Preston Shannon. Go to www.vivadowntownredding.org/about.html
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Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday making California the first state in the nation to add lessons about gays and lesbians to social studies classes in public schools.
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Meat Grinders have uses for vegetables and fruit, too. Not just for Fish, Chicken, Beef, or Pork, they are great to chop vegetables raw, keeping the healthy juices intact. For Meat, they help to reduce fat and make digestion much easier for all!
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Other counties enforce Child Support orders why doesn't ours?
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Chinese mural artist Tao Hong Mei Qi Drucker opens her show at SAC Gallery July 26, 2011, and will welcome visitors at a reception Friday, July 29, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m.
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Wisper Krimmer opens her show "Phoenix Rising~Intuitive Abstract Symbolism" at the SAC Gallery July 12 with an opening reception Friday, July 15, from 5 to 8 p.m.
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The state of California Park system is one of California's greatest assets, with 80 million visitors annually. The promise has always been "preserving the best of California forever." We need to keep this promise.
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Siskiyou Bass Club announces results of its annual Frogbite Bass Tournament.
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Riverfront Playhouse’s summer production is “Cheaper by the Dozen,” and Director Jet Thomas apparently believes actors are cheaper by the dozen, as well: he has double cast the show.
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Shasta High School Class of 1966 is celebrating its 45-year reunion!
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Fred Clarizio knows Italian delis – his dad had one, as did his grandfather. So it’s probably no surprise that his 6-month-old Clarizio’s Antipasti & Deli in Anderson, stocked with hard-to-find imported meats and cheeses, is a hit or that reservations are recommended for his dinners on Friday and Saturday evenings
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For the best flavor, allow tomatoes to fully ripen on the plant. Once the tomato is removed from the vine, the supply of sugars is cut off. Tomatoes are best kept at room temperature, and will store on a kitchen counter for several days. Do not place a ripe tomato in the refrigerator. Source: National Garden Bureau
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• Welcome New Wineries • A Wealth of Wine • Picnic and Taste Winel • World of Wine Festival
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It may cost a bit more to ride the Ride. The RABA Board will consider a Fare increase at their next Meeting. On Monday, the Board meets in the Redding City Council Chambers, and will asked to hike the Fare to a Dollar-Seventy-Five. It’s been a Dollar-Fifty since 2006. The proposal also calls for an increase in the
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A Bookkeeper is accused of Embezzling from a local Butcher. 59-year-old Koni Rae Sollender is accused of stealing just under 29-Thousand Dollars from R & R Meats over the course of two years. Prosecutor Erin Dervin says Sollender’s position allowed her to access to the Company’s Records, which she alleged
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The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus received such a warm welcome on its first visit to Redding that it was an easy decision to swing back up to the north state 18 months later.
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Five former Drug Addicts will walk out of the Shasta County Courthouse Friday morning clean, sober, and free to continue their lives without the controlling influence of Drugs. A number of Court-Ordered Drug Treatment Programs are criticized for their lack of supervision and failure to rehabilitate. The Shasta County Sup
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The Redding City Council will consider opting-in to the Governor’s plan for Redevelopment Agencies. A Lawsuit is pending that challenges the Constitutionality of the portions of the State Budget that some have decried as the ruin of Redevelopment. Under a provision called the “Voluntary Program Act”, Re
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Redding City Hall will be closed Friday as a part of the City’s ongoing Furlough Program. Closure of City Hall will continue every other Friday for the next the next two years. Employees who work at City Hall and the Recreation Center on Parkview Avenue will be furloughed, saving the City about $900,000. The closur
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In a piece lambasting the Citizens Redistricting Commission, California Republican Party Chairman Tom Del Beccaro focuses mainly on questions of process and the impartiality and competence of the commission's consultants. But then he gets down to the meat of the...
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When the hot springs were discovered in the 1890s they immediately began attracting rheumatics and sick people year round for their healing powers from both bathing and drinking. The hot water bubbled up between the rocks into a natural pool...
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Dallas P - Foothill High Class of 2012. This is a tiny glimpse of our newest backdrop in our studio. A Vintage Military Shed. It is SO very cool. We have so many awesome ideas that we will be playing with, so excited to do more sessions with it! Have you booked your senior portraits yet? 530.223.5456... CALL TODAY!!
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Cigarette-smoking rates have been dropping in California for a long time, but last year they hit an all-time low. From California HealthLine: The percentage of California adults who smoke has reached an all-time low, dropping below 12% last year, according...
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Posted on the Redding Peace Officers' Association web site early today: Click here to see a photograph of Redding Fire Captain Shawn Plummer fighting the fire that consumed all of RFD's resources, leaving many areas in the Northstate with limited...
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Anderson’s Hot-Orama is looking for some of Redding Dragstrip’s tricked-out and beautiful race cars to show at their big annual event at the Fairgrounds. Interested? Be sure to call Bob Lidell at 227 8185 to coordinate your showing, not directly with Hot-Orama. More details about the Hot-Orama event at
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We like Shasta View Gardens. Modern, efficient cluster homes, built for ease of care and minimal yards. The development includes a pocket park where you can stretch out if your porch seems to confining. Designed f
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RED BLUFF – Two Red Bluff men were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of drug possession after Tehama County sheriff’s deputies conducted a probation search at a Byron Avenue home.
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This female pilot smokes a Taliban team plating an IED on a road.
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If only I still had my volvo.
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Partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 85 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast for today with National Weather Service forecasters saying the unseasonably mild July weather should stick around at least through the weekend. Mostly sunny skies and a high near 87 are forecast for Friday, while Saturday should se
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You have to love a group whose mission it is to “put music in everyone’s life.” That’s the simple, singular goal of the Humboldt Folklife Society. Their vehicle for universal refrain: the annual Humboldt Folklife Festival, celebrated this weekend in Blue Lake. Kick-off the festivities on Saturday with a party at Mad
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Being adrift in the entertainment doldrums of summer – Westside’s Broadway revue a couple of weeks off, Riverfront’s "Cheaper By the Dozen" not quite open (it starts Saturday, July 16), and the school year not even on the horizon – I thought it would be a good time for a profile story. Summer is a [...]
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Do the California State University trustees listen to their own lobbyists' arguments?
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"There's no point in dying on a small cross."
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Congratulations, President Obama, for another historic accomplishment.
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In her letter regarding horses, Sherry Frahm condemns the phraseology "getting rid of living animals" as stupid and uncaring.
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Is there a price for safety? Yes, but can you put a price on a fellow human being's life? No.
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Hit-and-run driver, I'm checking in to see how your summer plans are shaping up.
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For Ramon Valencia, boxing began with the purpose of surviving through self-defense.
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Last year, Lions Clubs across the north state hit a milestone owing to the organization's annual all-star football game.
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The Redding Colt .45s defeated the Nevada Bullets 7-3 in the second game of their three-game series Wednesday.
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In 1911: The Coram city trustees met and routine business was transacted. It was decided that under no circumstances would the city of Coram be disincorporated due to the closure of the smelter. The city ordered that the gulch bridge in front of Brown's post office store should be replanked. "As long as we stay here
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The Redding man whose jail mug shot has garnered worldwide publicity was arraigned Wednesday in Shasta County Court where he pleaded not guilty to burglary, forgery and other charges.
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RED BLUFF — An effort to help low-income residents get healthy food, farmers and the local economy is growing in Tehama County.
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Redding firefighters suited up in their water-rescue gear Wednesday for their annual training exercises in the Sacramento River.
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Redding City Hall and the Recreation Center on Parkview Avenue will be closed Friday for budget-cutting employee furloughs.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge has thrown out a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a Redding teenager who died of alcohol poisoning at a friend's home in December 2008.
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A Redding man bitten by a rattlesnake on the Fourth of July is out of the hospital but still ailing from the injury.
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The Third District Appellate Court has upheld the 2009 sentencing of a Shingletown woman who was ordered to spend a maximum of six years in prison after being found guilty of gross vehicular manslaughter for ramming into the back of a car in 2007 while texting on a cellphone.
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This time there wasn't quite as much drama-inspired emotion over a U.S. victory in the Rapinoe household.
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The northern Sacramento Valley is off the heat hook.
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Fearing a sacred rite of passage will again be ruined by recreational boaters, the Winnemem Wintu tribe has canceled this year's Coming of Age ceremony.
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Carl's Jr. celebrates its 70th anniversary with online specials. Sign up today to receive email offers from Carl's Jr. and receive an email with a printable coupon for a 70-cent Famous Star, redeemable Sunday.
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Click here to see a photograph of Redding Fire Captain Shawn Plummer fighting the fire that consumed all of RFD's resources, leaving many areas in the Northstate with limited or no fire protection. This is due in part to votes by Patrick H. Jones, Rick Bos
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The second regular closure of Redding City Hall will occur on Friday (July 15) as part of the city’s ongoing furlough program. Employees who work at City Hall and the Recreation Center on Parkview Avenue are being furloughed without pay every other Friday (beginning July 1), saving the city’s general fund approximately
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The Muletown String Band recently returned from its fabulously fun mini-tour of Oregon and now we're set to perform a little closer to home. We hope you can join us. At 8 p.m. Friday at Discovery Village (on Dana Drive in Redding), Muletown performs as part of the Yaks Live Art series. We're pleased to be a featured artist
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Our current weather pattern sure isn’t what we normally see in July. There is a large, very strong high pressure area over the central and eastern U.S., which is bringing record temperatures to that area. To our west in the Pacific is another large high pressure area that has pushed ...
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Senior living can include wonderful moments and create lasting, fond memories. It is likely that over this span of time, however, you may have been hurt by the actions or words from someone you care about. Feelings of hurt can fester into bitterness, anger or even rage. Then a grudge sets in where you dwell on negative feel
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Summer's scorching heat is no stranger in the north state, so be safe if you will be out in it. Stay hydrated, drink plenty of water before you feel thirsty throughout the day, cover up with light colored, loose clothing, wear a wide brim hat and be sure to apply sun screen often to exposed skin.
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Since summer finally decided to show up in NorCal, so have the poison oak rashes in my office. They range from localized mild redness to limbs covered in quarter-sized blisters. "But doctor, I have never been allergic to poison oak before," is a common statement from bewildered patients. Well there is a first time for every
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A-, AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O-.
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State Treasurer Bill Lockyer, no conservative, thinks a labor-led push to raise the income tax further could backfire, or so he told reporters at the Sacramento Press Club. Though the wealthy doubled their take of the state's income between 1996...
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Glad you asked. The San Diego Union-Tribune is ably bird-dogging the controversial new fee's progress. The details are far from a done deal: [Board of Forestry and Fire Protection Executive Officer George] Gentry outlined a range of unanswered questions, including...
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The Republican political guru thinks the Citizens Redistricting Commission is preparing to rig the state's Assembly and Senate districts on behalf of Democrats. I'm not so sure about their motives -- and the maps still are not final -- but...
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The Redding man whose jail mug shot has garnered worldwide publicity was arraigned today in Shasta County Court where he pleaded not guilty to burglary, forgery and other charges.
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The July 19 trial for a former Anderson police officer accused of raping a Millville woman he was taking to jail was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court until Aug. 30.
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A Redding pair arrested last month on suspicion of stealing a car from a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint took plea bargains Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Redding has a well deserved reputation for hot summer days. But the thing I have always loved about our region is the contrasts. The time I’ve spent in other hot places, like Phoenix Arizona, the summer heat seems unrelenti
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Here’s a big ad that ran in USA Today from the parent company of our brokerage, Coldwell Banker. It hasn’t been our experience that there’s a big pool of buyers just wondering if they should buy a house. But in case there is, please read this, and call us up so we can get you started.
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A Shasta County Superior Court judge has thrown out a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a Redding teenager who died of alcohol poisoning at a girlfriend’s home in December 2008.
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We are rockin and rollin with senior portraits now. Summer sessions are filling up very quickly, weekends are almost gone so book your senior portrait session today!! Here is Laura C, Enterprise High School Class of 2012. To see more photos from her session visit our
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The grizzly was known by many because of the damage he had caused to the livestock in the area he roamed around Inwood. Elias Weigart had the honor of killing the huge old devil in 1895. When Weigart's little dog...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES EUREKA — Solid salmon action all week (with consistently bad weather making for fits and starts on getting out the bar). If the boats could get out and bear with the weather, the fishing was great with limits of kings the rule, and a big grade sho
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2 units on 1 parcel. At least, that’s how it was described back in 2006 when it was listed for $250K. And, as having a “granny” unit. In these more enlightened times we agents are told to stay away from using the G-word to
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The Third District Appellate Court has upheld the 2009 sentencing of a Shingletown woman who was ordered to spend a maximum of six years in prison after being found guilty of gross vehicular manslaughter for ramming into the back of a car in 2007 while texting on a cell phone.
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Well this is interesting apparently this genius tried to cash a bogus check from a local Baptist church. I am assuming the man’s tattoo on his forehead was the first tip off for the employee working at the check cashing business that first suspected something was not quite right with this picture. Not only did
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Really shows the power of mother nature. Please Give credit to IgniteChurchJoplin from youtube for this video. I take none, i was affected by this through family members though, just thought it was the best footage out there to date!
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Remember the story about the prison doctor who earned nearly $800,000 last year, according to new data released by the state controller? Well, today the Los Angeles Times gets under the hood of the case, and it's worse than you...
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A San Francisco man arrested in April after he reportedly tried to stab an Amtrak bus driver at the Redding Area Bus Authority station and steal his bus has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.
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Partly sunny skies are forecast for Redding today, but there’s also a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m., meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature should be near 82 degrees. Forecasters say there’s a 20 percent chance of light showers today and
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If you missed this one, you missed a good one! The ad announced: "Light Italian Cooking with Maria." About 24 Reddingites responded by showing up promptly at 11 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church for this free cooking class last month. Before even entering the building, the delicious scent of roasting garlic had wafted out
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Our values don't fit. Our voice is drowned out. The mismanagement by the liberal political class in Sacramento is undeniable.
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When Donald Rumsfeld was Secretary of Defense, he coined some phrases about knowledge that apply far beyond military matters.
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What can you tell me about wheat berries?  Wheat berries are whole-wheat kernels. They look like thick, short grains, similar to brown rice. Industrious folks grind them into whole-wheat flour for baking; you may not have the time to regularly grind your own flour, but it's a fun thing to try at least
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While biking on the rail trail bike path near Shasta Dam Thursday evening with a group, one of us got a flat tire.
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Most California farmers and ranchers benefit from free trade and support the agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama that are awaiting action in Congress. Trade opponents, including the authors of the July 6 "Speak Your Piece" "Trade pacts bad for California agriculture," typically point to the pote
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WEAVERVILLE — Justin Jeangerard always planned on playing basketball in college. He just never knew where it would be.
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The rising interest of mixed martial arts in Redding and surrounding communities isn't diminishing any time soon.
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The Cottonwood 11-12 Little League softball All-Stars beat Atwater 23-2 to advance in the state tournament in Rio Linda on Tuesday.
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A 2-year-old Washington boy was killed Monday when he was struck by a car in a Castella gas station parking lot.
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In 1911: C.C. Bush, president of the Bank of Shasta County, was arraigned in Superior Court on the indictment returned by the grand jury. He is charged with publishing a false statement of the financial condition of the bank. The indictment alleged that the amount of "demand certificates of deposit" set forth in the
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RED BLUFF — A judge Tuesday deferred a ruling on special jury instructions until the upcoming marijuana trial of Red Bluff businessman Joe Froome and his son-in-law, Daniel Ludwig.
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In February, a 57-year-old Jones Valley man caused a scare when he walked up to his neighbor's home carrying a disarmed hand grenade and a black powder pistol.
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Two of the area's top law enforcement leaders answered questions from members of Redding's small but active black community and other local residents at a Tuesday night forum.
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Police say man forged church check
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New schools chief addresses public concerns
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A 59-year-old Anderson bookkeeper was arrested Tuesday on charges of embezzling almost $29,000 from a local meat company.
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This tattoo is apt to limit one's employment options on the outside. A Shasta County Jail mug shot via the popular Smoking Gun web site. (hat tip: 'Joe')...
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The heat is finally on in the north state, and that means turning to cooler meals such as salads.
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Platinum Salon moved on May 17 to its new location at 2880 Churn Creek Road, Unit B, Redding.
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On 07/11/11 deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a reported stabbing which occurred at the Hidden Valley Market in Jones Valley, California. The victim, Jack Barnes, was involved in a verbal disturbance with the suspect, Michael Angus, inside the Hidden Valley Market.
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A 59-year-old Anderson bookkeeper was arrested today on charges of embezzling nearly $29,000 from a local meat company.
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Long-time north state residents will recall that the idea of splitting California won some real attention in traction in the early 1990s, thanks to the efforts of an assemblyman from Oak Run, in Shasta County, by the name of Stan...
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2689 Snow Redding CA 96003 -Click to enlarge Somebody called us about this house. Call us back. When you called, it was listed in the MLS as a Short Sale under contract. Like, so many Short Sales, this one
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A 57-year-old Jones Valley man who suffered a punctured lung in a stabbing Monday night outside a neighborhood market had been arrested in February after he walked up to his neighbor’s home carrying a disarmed hand grenade and a black powder pistol.
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That's what Gov. Jerry Brown told the California State University regents that they were doing if they approved a $100,000 increase in pay for the president of San Diego State, the Bee reports. "The assumption is that you cannot find...
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Patrick Francis Brooks is only 21 and his alleged crimes are relatively common, but within 24 hours of his latest arrest his jail mug shot is making headlines in British tabloids and zooming around the Internet.
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If "South California" split off from the rest of the state, would they be better off without those big spenders? Mark Paul runs some numbers and concludes the Left Coast would come out far ahead in a split. State government...
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A Redding man accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl was pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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We continue to see local home sales going up. But really only for homes priced under $150K. For that price, you can own a home for what you’d pay monthly in rent. A a result, we are seeing multiple offers on new arrivals in our marketplace, and a sharp reduction in available inventory. It sounds ludicrous to say in
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The Shasta County district attorney’s office is advising homeowners to avoid a costly service being offered legally by private companies to provide them with copies of their grant deeds.
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Seth Chapman, a talented Redding athlete and musician, suffered a brain aneurysm Saturday evening. The 28-year-old, who works as a waiter at Kobe Steakhouse in Redding, was rushed to UCSF Medical Center for an operation to remove a blood clot. The band March of Buffalo will be dedicating all proceeds, tips and donations fro
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The year was 1865. Jared, better known as Curly Jerry, left the Pitt River Station for the Sacramento valley driving an empty stagecoach. Several miles from the station, he was attacked by Indians. He was showered with arrows shot at...
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Having your car burglarized will ruin what had been a grand day at the lake or enjoyable hike through the hills. There are, however, steps you may take to decrease the chance of having your ride looted. As you might have heard, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has had a string of about 20 vehicle break [...]
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This sweet little man was around 6.5 lbs and 1 week old. So precious and tiny. We photographed him in natural light in the studio. For more photos from his session, visit our facebook page HERE
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A rare opportunity to step into an fully producing vineyard in a lovely slice of Northern California. Volcanic soils contribute to this sunny harvest of timeless bounty.
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In declaring "failure is not an option" in the debt-ceiling talks I thought he was evoking the memory of fabled NASA Flight Director Gene Kranz. But no - according to this Wikipedia entry Kranz never uttered the words. Credit goes...
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A 2-year-old Washington boy was killed Monday when he was struck by a car in a Castella gas station parking lot.
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Say you want to put together a rock n roll show and you really want to  drain the life out of every performance. How would you do that? First, don’t invite Ozzy Osbourne, but more about that later. Before watching The 25th Anniversary Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Concerts I did not know that this concoction was [...]
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Apparently my blog, even though I have a ton of hits each day, is not worthy of being listed in the recent blog posts here on WordPress. It appears if you are too in love with America and have the desire to “out” who you believe to be anti American, you are deemed too controversial [...]
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for Blue Dog Democrats I’m posting this today for one very important reason. I ask you to vote against any increase in the debt ceiling, and especially to vote no on any sort of deal that has been hammered out behind closed doors; one that would raise taxes or that lacks real and immediate spending [...]
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California Watch, which first broke the story on the unusual billing patters at Prime Health Care, reports that a state lawmaker is raising pressure on the state for answers: The state health department needs to get to the bottom of...
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Well you don’t see this everyday… Pro Racer and Hollywood Stuntman, Mike Ryan, decided to accept the challenge of wrestling his purpose built Freightliner Cascadia up the Mt. Washington Auto Road in the 2011 “Climb To The Clouds” in New Hampshire. This video feature shows the amazing talent and commi
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It’s only a matter of time before the human race is overwhelmed by an alien race.
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This one isn’t new, but Fannie just dropped the price, so it has gained some attention. It’s an 868 sqft 2/1 built in 1947. We really like Coronado Street, a quiet, tree lined neighborhood that spill
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Mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 86 degrees in Redding today might give way this evening to a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. There’s a 20 percent chance of light rain tonight, as well as after 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Wednesday’s
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Last winter saw a series of storms that took down many trees and large bushes at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Park crews cleared the developed areas of trees, cut them into rounds and transported them to a central gathering point. One pickup load per household will be given away at no charge on a first come/first
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Come down and enjoy the Hawaiian Luau with roast pig and all the fixin's, local vendors, Party extraordinAir bounce houses for the kids, paddle board and kayak demos, tons of raffle prizes and more. The Bloodsource Bloodmobile will be taking blood donations, too. If you have been curious about acupuncture, the
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Have you been invited to a pool party or barbecue? Going on a picnic? Heading for the lake as a guest on a boat? Grab that tote, throw in the sunscreen, mosquito repellent, hand sanitizer/wipe-ups, towels, and you’re ready to roll. Wait, wait, wait … don’t forget your manners. Just because you’ll be alfresco doesn
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Siskiyou County Veterans Services Office and Mobile Vet Center, Eureka will conduct a Veterans Outreach event today to Thursday.
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Blasts heard in Redding early today (July 12) are fireworks, a Redding police dispatcher said around 12:15 a.m. The police station has received numerous reports from residents concerned about the repeated, gunshot-like sounds heard around midnight, she said, but a sergeant in the area has confirmed that the noise is someone
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Just when the sports pages start to seem like an endless cycle of doping scandals, perjury trials and labor lockouts, along comes the kind of inspiring moment that can keep fans hooked for another generation.
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It's silly season again in California. For the sixth time in the last 25 years or so, a politician is suggesting the state needs to be split.
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A book reviewed by George Will in his column ("How Fannie burned down the house," July 1) identified the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), which encouraged banks to grant loans to low- and moderate-income borrowers, as a major factor in the 2008 housing market crash.
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This letter is written to support decisions and actions made at District Two Caltrans. Whether it is bike lanes, safety cables or major bridge construction, Caltrans gets my vote as a capable, concerned, competent and considerate agency.
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You ran a picture of a group of horses on the Local page Friday. The copy under the picture explained that the Wild Horse Sanctuary released 14 horses onto its grounds and some of the horses came from Barkley's Freedom Mustang Rehabilitation and Adoption Center in Wildomar. The person who wrote the copy needs to be scho
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Dunsmuir officials plan to lure anglers by planting big trout in the Sacramento River running through town.
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Medics and deputies raced to Jones Valley on Monday afternoon after a clerk at the Hidden Valley Market called 911 to report that a man had been stabbed during a fight at the store.
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Time's running out to obtain discounted tickets for the best seats in the house at the upcoming Redding Air Show.
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Nearly six years after they first filed suit, a trial is scheduled next week for the family of a former Dunsmuir High School student who sued the school's superintendent and principal, alleging he harassed and bullied her.
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Puckett headed to BMX World Championships
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A day after his daughter Megan played a crucial role in the U.S. women's soccer team's thrilling World Cup quarterfinal victory over Brazil, Jim Rapinoe is still enjoying the moment.
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A cigarette butt discarded in a plastic bucket started the fire that destroyed part of a Redding motel Sunday afternoon, fire officials said, and the blaze brought to their attention how dangerously understaffed the Redding Fire Department is.
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RED BLUFF — When Danny Tannehill saw his unemployment insurance benefits running out, he knew he had to do something.
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The Redding Little League 13-14 Junior All-Stars beat Corning 11-6 to win the District 1 championship game over the weekend.
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In 1911: In attempting to usher in the glorious Fourth at daybreak, Jesse and Aubrey Crum, sons of William Crum, went up the hill back of the Catholic cemetery to fire off a few shots of dynamite. They had nine sticks of dynamite and a box of caps. The first stick went off prematurely, both boys dropped the remainder and to
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A Fall River Mills hospital won't have to close its birthing center or long-term care facility, at least for the time being.
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Authorities with the California Department of Fish and Game, Campaign Against Marijuana Planting (CAMP), Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Trinity County Sheriff's Department, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Forest Service raided a large marijuana growing operation near Pattymocas Lookout on Tuesday, June 28. Adr
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Editor's note: Sharon Randall is on vacation. This column originally was published July 12, 2001. It's not often that I dare to expound on scientific research. At least, not in public. I have my opinions, just as you have yours, but I generally try to keep mine to myself (or give them to my kids, if I can get them to liste
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Medics and deputies raced to Jones Valley this afternoon after a clerk at the Hidden Valley Market called 911 at about 5:30 p.m. to report that the man had walked into the store with a stab wound to the chest.
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Medics and deputies raced to Jones Valley on Monday afternoon after a clerk at the Hidden Valley Market called 911 to report that a man had been stabbed during a fight at the store
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So argues USC finance prof Robert Bridges in the Wall Street Journal. Excerpt After crunching the numbers he concludes: "...we have put excessive emphasis on owner-occupied housing for social objectives, mistakenly relied on homebuilding for economic stimulus, and fostered misconceptions...
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We all love our children and defend them --- and I can only imagine the complicated feelings a man would have when his child is accused of a homicide. But, man, Fabian Nunez -- the former speaker of the California...
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A few weeks back, an editorial noted a Forest Service study's conclusion that firewood was a potential hazard to the forests, thanks to the potential for campers to bring wood -- and pests -- from one region to another. Funny...
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Red Bluff Police believe a stabbing early Sunday morning may have been Gang Related. Benjamin Aragon of Redding was flown to Enloe Hospital in Chico for treatment after being stabbed multiple times. At around 2AM, he and a friend were reportedly chased by multiple attackers through an alley between the 700 blocks of Main
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A man was chased through the woods in the Hat Creek area Sunday afternoon by Officials serving a Drug-Related Arrest Warrant. Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted by a State Park Ranger and a C-H-P Helicopter as they arrived at the Highway 89 home of 33-year-old Christopher Mitchell. The home was surround
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The future site of the Shasta County Courthouse has officially been approved for acquisition by the State. The approximately two-acre site at Oregon and Yuba Streets includes some Privately Owned parcels, the rights to which were secured by the Redding Redevelopment Agency, and will be assigned to the Administrative Offi
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The C-H-P believes alcohol was a contributing factor in a crash early Saturday morning that killed the driver and caused major injuries to the passenger. At around 1AM Saturday, 32-year-old Jerry Ray Stovall of the City Of Shasta Lake was driving a 1999 Ford Ranger westbound on Bear Mountain Road near Valley Creek Lane w
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A fire that destroyed part of a north Redding motel Sunday afternoon was caused by a cigarette butt, fire officials said.
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An enormous volume of smoke poured from a burning motel on Miracle Mile Sunday afternoon. The three-alarm structure fire closed the northbound lanes of North Market Street. Redding Fire Inspector Craig Wittner says the fire spread extremely fast. The Motel, called “America’s Best Value Inn and Suites”,
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An 86-year-old man from Flournoy was killed in a four-car pileup on I-5 just north of Corning on Friday. Just after Five P-P, Bruno Poropat was driving southbound in a 97 Chevy Tahoe when the tread separated from one of his tires, causing him to lose control and veer across the center divide and into the northbound lanes
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A Shasta Lake man arrested Saturday after a 20-minute standoff with sheriff’s deputies at his Main Street home saw his $100,000 bail raised today to $200,000 during his arraignment in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Q. How does God give meaning to your life? God means everything to me since I’ve learned to understand Him better and trust Him more. My understanding of my relationship to God has been greatly enhanced through reading the Bible in conjunction with a bible-based textbook called Science and Health with Key to the Scripture
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Redding police are continuing to investigate today a reported burglary on Dana Drive Sunday in which the suspect displayed a handgun after being interrupted while going through a tool shed, police said today.
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The Dersch Road we know today in the area between Deschutes Road and Stillwater Creek is not the original route of the road. The old road traversed up the hill to the south of the current road close to a...
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Did everyone already know that the 2nd Congressional District racks up the most federal farm subsidies of any of the 50-plus districts in California? I might have guessed, but I'm not sure I've ever seen it broken down. In any...
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Y'all see Foothill High grad Megan Rapinoe's amazing assist that helped the U.S. women beat Brazil yesterday? Nice moment....
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Another in our Half-Off-Homes series. We recall showing this house in 2006, when it sold for $155K, and the price seemed plausible enough. It had a nice green yard back then. Once there, you’ll fin
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Another shocking reminder that violence against police officers is on the riseIf it appears as if we're beating a dead horse, we are. Early Tuesday, July 5th morning, an officer from y
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On Saturday, Aug. 6, from noon to 6 p.m., the entire 400 block of North Mt. Shasta Blvd., (near the Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery) will be filled with high quality arts and crafts. The Musicians Swap Meet will be integrated with the art offerings, and will enable musicians to buy, sell, and trade instruments, gear, sheet mu
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So writes a former head of New York City's probation and corrections departments about the pending drawdown of inmates in California's prison system. He offers tips for communities to handle the new inmates wisely --- well worth reading for those...
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The Shasta Family Justice Center (SFJC) recently hosted a luncheon for the volunteers who give so generously of their time and talents to help victims of family violence. Since the SFJC opened in September 2010, a total of 52 volunteers have received training for all aspects of the organization to include client navigation
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Special! Evening Racing This Saturday July 16 marks the much anticipated return of Summit Super Series ET Bracket Racing to the strip. For the points! Gates open at 5 pm, electrifying racing at 6 pm.
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An Oregon man is out $2,500 in cash and 25 credit cards after they were reportedly stolen from the cab of his locked semi-truck that was parked in the 5000 block of Barham Road in Corning, Tehama County sheriff’s deputies reported this morning.
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A Cottonwood man was arrested early this morning after Tehama County sheriff’s deputies said they found about one-tenth of a gram of methamphetamine in his pickup and two syringes in his pocket after a routine traffic stop.
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Two Red Bluff area transients were arrested Sunday night after sheriff’s deputies said they found one of them to be in possession of a concealed 7-inch dagger, while syringes and 23 Vicodin pills were found inside their car and a backpack.
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Sunny skies and a high temperature near 91 degrees are in today’s weather forecast for Redding, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight’s low should be around 59. Tuesday’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high near 87, but there’s a slight chance of showers and thunderstorm
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Doni: Columnist Doug Mudford, would you do me the honor of being my partner in Doni's Dish? I hope you'll say yes. Doug: I’ll have to think about Doni’s Dish. How does it actually work? All at once? Over time? On a certain day? If I come across as boring, can you pull the plug?
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What: Redding Air Show When: September 24-25. Through this month, Flight Deck tickets will be available for a discounted price. Where: Redding Municipal Airport, 6751 Woodrum Circle, Redding, CA 96002 Cost: $10 advance, $16 at the gate. Kids 11 & under, free. The Thunderbirds are back to headline the Exchange Club of Re
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Calling all Liberty Arts Members: You are invited to partake in the 2011 Annual Members' Show, "Gazpacho." Last year's theme was "Stone Soup," and this year Liberty Arts is turning up the heat for a delightfully spicy summer delight. Membership dues must be current in order to be included in this exhibition. If you are [...
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It's far-fetched to think the state Legislature passes laws simply as pranks to mess with Californians' heads.
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Want to buy a prison? A 241-mile highway? A college dorm? Parking meters?
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How come every imaginable statistic about pro baseball players is kept except spitting? My research shows that the average time between a player's spitting is 27.3 seconds. I have concluded that the reason for this behavior is that (a) they cannot swallow, and (b) it beats drooling.
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Most of the nation is now dependent in one way or another on government and/or unions to protect them and maintain their standard of living. Americans see the problem, but when the rubber meets the road they are unwilling to stand up and demand that government get out of the private sector: you know, that's the one that
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o all of you who have been so generous in the north state community and beyond, we would like to say think you for your prayers, thoughts and gifts.
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The article Wednesday about two prison doctors, a dentist and a psychologist, all working for the California Department of Corrections, making annual salaries ranging from $777,323, the highest in the state, to $561,072 should have been a front-page headline instead of being buried on page 4.
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1911: The brickyard of Holt & Gregg, a few miles this side of Anderson, is now running full blast. The company is pressed with orders for brick, which are of the finest quality. It is likely that the plant will be kept running the remainder of the summer.
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State Department of Transportation officials plan to close Cypress Avenue at Interstate 5 while crews remove a guardrail on the highway over crossing.
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A Redding motel caught fire Sunday afternoon, destroying three vehicles, several units and displacing at least two families.
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Law enforcement officers chased a Hat Creek man through the brush off Highway 89 in eastern Shasta County on Monday before arresting him on outstanding arrest warrants charging him with being armed and possessing drugs.
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Weather Discussion: The first 9 days of July were sunny with above normal temperatures. The next 9 days will be mostly sunny with a few clouds at times and temperatures up to 10 to 12 degrees below normal for this time of year. A low pressure trough that is currently over western Canada is slowly [...]
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On Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 1711 Hours, Deputies (including Sheriff K9) from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, California State Park Ranger and California Highway Patrol Air Operations executed an arrest warrant on Christopher Justice Mitchell of Hat Creek, California. Law Enforcement arrived at 19155 Hwy 89 and immedia
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Our Treasury secretary, as shouted out by Matt Drudge. Still, you have to give the guy points for candor. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (GYT'-nur) says many Americans will face hard times for a long time to come....
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Bruschetta made from Trader Joe's seeded baguette with Banana Legs and Red Zebra heirloom tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil, and olive oil, and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc from the Dunnigan Hills.
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After initially receiving a report that a man was thrown from a moving vehicle on Interstate 5, Shasta County sheriff's deputies said they aren't sure what happened to the man because he won't talk to them.
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I was out in full force last night with a Carload! LOL! I got out late, had the Grand kids in tow and the rush was on! :) We started out at the North Valley Art League
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"Buck," a fascinating film about one of trainers the "Horse Whisperer" was modeled after, has its climax at a ranch outside Chico, followed by a heart-warming scene at the famed roping championships in Red Bluff. See it at the Prime...
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A correctional officer accused of smuggling cell phones and tobacco into a Northern California prison in return for cash payments made his first appearance in Sacramento federal court Friday. In a criminal complaint filed June 17 and unsealed Thursday, Bobby Joe Kirby is charged with wire fraud and depriving the state of hi
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A fire that displaced two families and caused at least $200,000 in damage to a North Market Street motel in Redding has been contained, a Redding fire official said.
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Last week I introduced a five-city itinerary for seeing some great Colonial American, Revolutionary and New Nation Period sites. This week I list some of the important sites to see in these cities. This by no means covers all of these destinations in these cities or all of the important sites in New England, but it's a star
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The following was written by miner, poet, and author Joaquin Miller possibly during the 1850s when he lived with the McCloud River Indian people. "I say that the great body of men that have ever been gathered together since the...
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Between 10 and 12 people got into a physical fight at the Red Bluff City Park Saturday evening, police said, and some of them were beaten with a metal pipe.
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Looking for a home you can own for what you’d pay in rent? This one probably fits the bill nicely. Representing the bank seller, which appears from tax records to be the giant German
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A Redding man was stabbed repeatedly in Red Bluff early this morning, police say, and the attack may have been gang-related.
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The weathermen say that next week will be relatively mild. Temperatures are predicted to range from the mid 90s to the high 80s. It’s the second week of July. I call that a lucky break. The plants managed well in last weeks hotter weather. They get a thorough listing/soaking in the early a.m. most mornings. [...]
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Along with my family, I and a few other catholic families from the local parishes just returned from San Lucas Toliman, a small town in Guatemala, located within a tropical forest, high in the mountains.&
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Today's high is expected to be 93 degrees, and forecasters predict sunny skies along with northwest winds of up to 7 mph. The low tonight should drop down to about 65 degrees. On Monday, temperatures will continue to drop slightly, with a high of 91 degrees predicted. The rest of the week should be cooler as well, with hi
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Redding’s Carnegie Library was built in 1902 at 1527 Yuba Street, on the west side of the Lorenz Hotel. Philanthropist and business man Andrew Carnegie donated money for libraries to be built throughout the world. Between the years 1889 and 1923, 1,681 Carnegie libraries were built in 1,412 U.S. communities. Redding was o
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If you thought the price of gasoline had spiked frustratingly high the past year, try getting an education in California.
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The road to happiness is paved with competition. Sometimes the grade is gentle or even downhill, and sometimes the hills are so steep you need to use hands as well as feet. The good part is that there are lots of choices of which road to take and how fast to go.
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We read Sunday's column by Alana Burke in which she related the boorish and inconsiderate behavior of the fans of the Mexican soccer team at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup in Pasadena.
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Social conservatives want government to do more to encourage marriage and prevent breakups. A New Mexico legislator has proposed requiring parents to undergo counseling before the divorce; Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback recently heard a suggestion to repeal no-fault divorce in that state. And the conservative Heritage Foundation
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Jessica Tyler and Joshua Rowe, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Oct. 29, 2011, at Cow Creek Community Church in Palo Cedro. The bride-elect is the daughter of Greg and Becky Tyler of Palo Cedro. She is a 2006 graduate of Foothill High School. She is a 2009 graduate of Simpson University. She is a student at Nation
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Taryn Middaugh of McKinleyville and Niklas Kammeraad, of Goose Creek, S.C., are engaged to be married Aug. 13, 2011, at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Eureka. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jesse and Joy Middaugh of McKinleyville. She is a 2006 graduate of McKinleyville High School. She earned an AA degree in 2008 fr
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Jim and Julie Westberg of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 24, 2011. They were married June 24, 1961, in Santa Clara. Jim worked as an electronics engineer in Palo Alto while Julie taught in the Santa Clara County School District. In 1966 they moved to Redding where, later that year, their only child,
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Brandee Liggatt-Coon and Brandon McConnell, both of Redding, were married May 28, 2011, at the Elks Lodge in Redding. Les Eddy officiated. The bride is the daughter of Patty Gibbs of Santa Rosa and Brooks Liggatt of Redding. She graduated from Shasta High School and is a senior financial services representative for North
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Elizabeth Johnston of Anderson and Brandon Cardenaz of Cottonwood are engaged to be married Aug. 5, 2011, at the Oakland Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oakland. The bride-elect is the daughter of Julie Johnston of Anderson. She is a cosmetologist and has worked for the past three years in Ande
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Melissa Shaheen and Jon Longo, both of Redding, were married June 18, 2011, at the Gaia Hotel in Anderson. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Gaia Hotel. Richard D. Coholan officiated. The bride is the daughter of Terri Shaheen of Redding. She graduated from Enterprise High School in 2005. She attended Shasta
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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the last of the seven-book Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, hit the shelves in July 2007. Four years later fans say goodbye to Harry as the last film arrives in theaters July 15.
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Laptops Only offers repair and consulting for laptops.
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About a month ago, I walked away from a coffee shop without my iPad. After I collected my stomach from my feet, I frantically raced back to the shop and practically offered to kiss the employee who had held it for me.
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I thought I'd share some stories from our family's not-so-distant past for a few columns this summer. It's good to remember and reflect on the sweet and challenging times you've had as a family. The following is a tale I'd written in September 2009 when Davey was 4 years old and starting pre-K.
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Dear Straight Talk: Last weekend at a birthday slumber party, one of the pushier girls suggested we turn our regular poker game into strip poker. Well, I was the only one who chose not to participate. Everybody laughed at me and said that I was a prude. I don't think I'm a prude. I'm not shy about undressing in front of my
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he Eldridges are a summer loving family. From lazy afternoons floating in the lake, to the cool tingle from the first lick of an ice cream cone, it's no wonder we spend the winter counting down the days. Now that I'm a mom of a water-obsessed toddler, however, the season also brings some extra worries.
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Tinker wasn't happy. His big eyes flared at my approach. What did he expect on the day when I write? There he was, curled up like a sow bug in the chair where I type. He has a knack for knowing how to capture warm affection. He's learned that I won't boot him out before he gets a belly-rub.
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I admit I'm a social media fan. As a writer I appreciate the capability of the Internet to put my words in front of a wider audience with only the click of a mouse. Beyond my professional interests, though, I've found entertainment and encouragement in socially mediated friendships.
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Christa Freeman and Keith Pelfrey, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Aug. 13, 2011, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church on Aug. 13, 2011. The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Kathy Freeman of Redding. She graduated from Bishop Quinn High School in Palo Cedro in 2003. She graduated from University of the Pa
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Individuals have to be more involved in their retirement planning than at any time in our history. The general trend is to move toward self-directed retirement plans and away from traditional pension programs. Several states have proposed gradually switching from guaranteed retirements to programs that will require employee
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East Redding LIttle League Minor Cardinals finished the 2011 season undefeated and untied for a perfect 22-0 record.
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My deer come daily to the garden this time of year. Sigh. I thought it was a good time to repeat this interview with Karen McGrath from last year. A girl has to have hope ... Enjoy. Let's face it - I am all about habitat and environmentally friendly and responsible gardening. I am. I [...]
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Dear Babe: Have Buster Posey's cards gone down in value since his injury? I paid some big bucks for some of his Bowman rookie cards and wonder about my investment.—Steve Reed, BerkeleyRemember it's not nice to fool with Mother Nature or depend on investments in rookie cards. They should come with a sticker tha
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A few weeks ago, I posted a pretty negative review of Stanley's Nineteen13 One-Handed H2O bottle. My criticisms were that while it was a solid idea, the basics failed to perform. The one-handed innovations were sound, but the lid leaked when the bottle was inverted and the carabiner clip broke off.
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Q: I am planning to start a business within the next few years that will involve domesticated reindeer. I will likely need to import them into California from another state and am wondering what licenses, fees and requirements I will need to meet to do this. I do not plan to have more than five animals at any time and they
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Many businesses, families and individuals are still trying to recover from the tough economic climate of the past three years. For many, filing bankruptcy is becoming a sad reality. Bankruptcy cases filed in federal court totaled 1,596,355 in 2010, up 13.8 percent over 2009, according to the Administrative Office of the U.S
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Dunsmuir's vice mayor says a lawsuit by the ex-mayor against the city and four council members is "paper terrorism" and is keeping the City Council from doing its job.
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In 1911: Eugene Bainbridge was appointed steward of the county hospital by the Board of Supervisors after they had accepted the resignation of C.C. Bidwell. In another note, the Episcopal Church was to host an ice cream lawn social at Railroad Park, opposite the Lorenz Hotel.
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As the subject indicates, my question is about something that has disturbed me for a long time. I have seen a number of drivers I consider driving at risk because they have their beloved dog draped over their left arm or hanging halfway out the driver's window as they drive down the highway. I feel that seeing these dri
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The California Highway Patrol has identified the driver who died Friday in a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 just north of Corning that also injured five people.
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SHASTA LAKE — Deputies arrested a 39-year-old man early Saturday after a 20-minute standoff at his home.
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Officials at state agencies in the north state are waiting for word from Sacramento about how many cars and pickups they'll have to pull from their garages as Gov. Jerry Brown continues to cut spending.
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Redding police arrested a 39-year-old man Saturday on suspicion of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl and threatening to kill her and her family if she told anyone.
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It comes as no surprise to Kathrine Neubauer that in a 10-year stretch, the Social Security Administration mistakenly listed more than 30,000 living people as dead.
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Those who have already received their July vehicle registration renewal notices in the mail from the Department of Motor Vehicles may have been surprised to learn that their payments were already late, or almost, anyway.
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Fresh off the farm, 14 competitors squared off Saturday for the annual 4-H Pack Goat Show.
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On a July night in 1991 — 20 years ago this week — a tanker car loaded with a toxic chemical was in the middle of a train climbing out of the Sacramento River Canyon from Dunsmuir to Mount Shasta.
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The Red Bluff Little League 11-12 All-Stars needed only one big inning offensively backed by solid pitching to claim its second straight District 1 championship with a 7-2 win over the Corning All-Stars at Kiwanis 2 Field at Caldwell Park on Saturday.
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The South County Sun Devils, a U-17 American Legion baseball team, split a doubleheader against Orland on Friday, losing 8-1 in the first game and winning 12-1 in the second.
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A tip helped Red Bluff police and Tehama County Sheriff's Deputies locate a missing 13 year-old Red Bluff teen Thursday night. She was found with her 18 year-old boyfriend near the Red Bluff diversion dam. Jakob Skot Peterson was taken into custody and charged with lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 (288(A) [...
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Being bit by a rattlesnake is very life-threatening and can cause great bodily harm, even death.
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There have been a series of car break-ins with theft of valuables at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area this spring and summer. Twenty thefts to date have been reported. On Sunday June 26, 2011, suspect Jason Allen Corbin age 38, was arrested by Redding Police Officers during a traffic stop for suspicion of possession of
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On Saturday, July 9, at approximately 0515 hours, Deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the 4100 block of Main Street in the City of Shasta Lake, for the report of a white male firing a rifle and yelling racial slurs and obscenities at the victim and his family.   When deputies [...]
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At 8:18 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, the Redding Police Department responded to an address in North Redding regarding a report of a sexual assault of an 11 year old female that had just occurred. Officers arrived and located Arthur Perkins, 39 years of age, of Redding, CA. He was walking from the scene of [...]
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Redding police arrested a 39-year-old man today on suspicion of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl.
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Here we have a spider hanging out at the entrance of a wasp’s mud nest. Is that a good idea? Would they work together? Do they have a plan? Would the spider be eaten or would the wasp be stilled? I never got to find out because the bug guy came and spray and swept [...]
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A 32-year-old Shasta Lake man died early today and another man suffered major injuries after their vehicle hit a tree on Bear Mountain Road.
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SHASTA LAKE — Deputies arrested a 39-year-old man early today after a 20-minute standoff at his home.
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Here’s an unusual front shot of a home. It looks like a tree blew over, and perhaps took the garage door with it. Don’t be misled. Behind this image is an attractively priced home in a good neighborh
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Image by Bill Ingalls, courtesy of NASA. Thank you Bill, and thanks so much, NASA. The last mission of our space shuttle. The end of an era. Watch it live here. Streaming by Ustre
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The Redding area will begin a cooling trend today that will last into late next week.
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Mackenzie and her special friend "Chona"
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On Friday, July 8 2011 at approximately 6:39 PM officers from the Redding Police Department responded to a vehicle vs. a tree at the gated community of Shasta Hills Estates on Churn Creek Road in the City of Redding. Investigation of the collision revealed that Evelyn Demarco, 88 of Redding was driving a 1997 Cadillac [...]
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On Friday, July 8, 2011, at 7:11 p.m., officers responded to the 3600 block of Churn Creek Road on the report of a single vehicle collision. Officers found that a white Oldsmobile sedan had left the road and crashed into a wall in front of the apartment complex. When officers attempted to meet with the [...]
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A Redding driver had to be restrained by officers when they tried to investigate a car crash into a wall in front of an apartment complex on Churn Creek Road on Friday.
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Hard-pressed taxpayers grow understandably cranky over $2 million construction projects that have a shelf life of less than two years.
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A Shasta High School classmate discovered a Dec. 31, 1959, Record Searchlight shoved high in a cupboard of her late mother's home. One headline in particular jumped out:
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Question: My kids are out of the nest and I'd like to convert our rear lawn into a space that's easier to care for. Any suggestions?
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I will now attempt to write about blueberries without using the phrase "berry good." Oops. I just did.
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On behalf of our family and friends, I am writing to inform our community of the amazing time we had at the fireworks after last Saturday's Colt .45 baseball game. This was our first year attending their fireworks night, and I would highly recommend it. Our 12-year-old son recently attended the Redding Colt .45 Youth Ca
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Professional baseball and Jose Canseco are hitting Redding next month.
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The Redding Colt .45s had their six-game home win streak snapped with a 5-2 loss against the Fontanetti Athletics at Tiger Field on Friday.
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SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law a $150 annual wildfire protection fee for property owners in rural areas of California, even as anti-tax advocates said they are prepared to challenge the way the Legislature imposed the levy.
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In 1911: Brick masons commenced work on the addition of six more stalls at the Southern Pacific roundhouse at Dunsmuir, giving it 18 stalls. The new stalls were to be much larger than the old ones, for they were to accommodate the monster Mallet locomotives soon to be put on the hill run between here and Ashland.
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While the state is now officially closing 70 of its 278 parks, local businesses and volunteers still are set on keeping the five north state parks on the chopping block afloat.
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Kayaking on Whiskeytown Lake is a bit easier during the summer for those who normally wouldn't break out the oars and hit the water.
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After a year hiatus, the state will again distribute grants to north state agencies to compensate for the impacts of Win-River Casino.
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The state has finalized downtown Redding as the site for a new Shasta County courthouse, ending a year of uncertainty over a complex property acquisition process.
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One person died in a five-vehicle pileup on northbound Interstate 5 just north of Corning on Friday afternoon.
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Nineteen-year-old Chelsea M. Schepps of Anderson can't wait to be released from an Oregon hospital and come back home.
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The parents of a 3-year-old Anderson boy who accidentally shot himself with his great-grandfather's gun say the boy has returned home from the hospital.
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An 88-year-old Redding woman died Friday when she drove off a private roadway and crashed into a tree.
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The Business and Entrepreneurship Center will host a class on email marketing from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Small Business Development Center, 2990 Innsbruck Drive, Redding.
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A fatal wreck on northbound Interstate 5 just north of Corning tied up traffic for nearly three hours today.
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Herbs can be many things -- salad, seasoning, potpourri, hair rinse. And many things can be herbs -- oregano, parsley, roses, horseradish .Judy Lowe, author of "Herbs! Creative Herb Garden Themes and Projects," says the general definition of an herb is a useful plant. In a telephone interview from her South Carolina home, L
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Garden herbs are often snipped and used as needed. But if you’d like to preserve some to be enjoyed beyond the growing season, that’s easy to do.
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To safely and efficiently perform the demolition of the I-5 bridge rail over Cypress Avenue, the contractor will be closing Cypress Avenue at the overcrossing during the following times: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 from 10 pm to 6 am -- Westbound Cypress Avenue CLOSED. Wednesday, July 13, 2011 from 10 pm to 6 am -- [...]
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An east Redding Deli was robbed Thursday night. Just after 7 O’clock, a man walked into Dube’s Deli and Pizza on Hartnell Avenue and confronted 29-year-old Employee Stephanie Fleming. The Robber apparently displayed a gun and demanded cash, which he received before fleeing on foot. A number of Officers, inclu
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Police were led on a tour of Old Shasta and Keswick while in pursuit of an alleged Drug Dealer Thursday. The Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force had been investigating Bryan Dwayne Thomas, and had obtained a Search Warrant for him, his vehicle, and his home on Rock Creek Road in the Keswick Area. Thursday afternoon,
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I put together a quick video talking about myself as a real estate agent. If you know anyone buying or selling real estate I would appreciate hearing from you.
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A raid on a large Tehama County Marijuana Garden last week resulted in two Arrests, but the plants were left there because of the weather, and when Officials returned this week they encountered more growers. An early morning raid was done last Tuesday, June 28th, at the site near Pattymocus Cutte in the Trinity National
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Redding Police have taken a Suspect into Custody in connection to a stabbing two days ago. At about 2AM Wednesday, 33-year-old Pao Liam Saechao called Police to say he’d just been stabbed by an unknown person in the 36-Hundred Block of Churn Creek Road. Family members transported him to Shasta Regional Medical Cent
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A 21-year-old Redding man was struck by a car while trying to run across Interstate Five early Friday morning. The unidentified man was trying to cross the freeway just north of Hartnell Avenue at about 1:35 AM when he was struck by a southbound Chevrolet driven by a 51-year-old man from Seattle. The victim was transport
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An apparently intoxicated man has been arrested by the Tehama County Sheriff’s Department. Early Friday morning Deputies stopped a Green Ford Explorer on Highway 36 for traffic violations when they noticed that the passenger of the S-U-V seemed intoxicated and unable to care for his own safety. The passenger identi
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The building is the Mammoth Hospital for the Mammoth Copper Mine. Steve Koeneke guessed it correctly at 11:33 am. Congratulations Steve! Others also guessed it correctly while others came close. He was the first to guess right on! Thank you...
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The State Public Works Board (SPWB) today approved the acquisition of a site in Redding for the new courthouse for the Superior Court of Shasta County. The site is approximately two acres at Oregon and Yuba Streets, less than a block from the current courthouse, the Shasta County Jail and Justice Center, and county administ
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A rollover wreck on southbound Interstate 5 at The Oaks Drive north of Red Bluff is causing a traffic backup.
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1738 Almaden -Click to enlarge We get love notes from Fannie Mae, now and again. This one tempted us with advance knowledge of an upcoming property for sale near the Mary Lake neighborhood. A little bit o
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Is your car or truck's registration up for renewal in July? Did you get your notice yesterday with fines for a late renewal beginning today? A reader from Cottonwood did: I just received my DMV renewal notice, mailed 7/6/11, received...
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This will cost real money for many north state residents in unincorporated areas. Interested in the governor's reasoning? Here's Jerry Brown's signing statement....
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Even without going into the complicated argument about whether tax credits are "social programs," the figures on this chart posted at BoingBoing.net are astonishing. I'll even give you Social Security, but 43 percent of those who've collected unemployment say they'd...
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A 26-year-old Chico man was arrested in a traffic stop this morning by Tehama County sheriff's for possessing illegal prescription pills, deputies said.
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Imagine if the city council had green-lighted the California Horse Park as proposed by the McConnell Foundation back in 2004. That it didn't we can thank Mary Stegall (who ticked off the Builders' Exchange and the Chamber of Commerce) and...
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A cranky Southern California county supervisor last week served up the latest notion of splitting up California, with the idea of resolving our endless political disputes between liberal and conservative zones by seceding. It'll go about as far as Stan...
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On Thursday, July 7, 2011, at 7:09 p.m., the Redding Police Department received a report of an armed robbery at Dube’s Deli & Pizza, in the 1300 block of Hartnell Avenue. Officers arrived at 7:12 p.m. and found the suspect had already fled. Numerous officers, including a police K-9 team, conducted a search for the [..
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A man shot and killed Saturday night as he and a group of friends fled from an armed Plumas County resident was born and raised in Chico. The Plumas County Sheriff's Office said Rory McGuire, 20, was the driver of a blue sedan carrying five other young men and fleeing from Gregory Wallin-Reed, 36, who [...]
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On Thursday, July 7, 2011, at 6:18 p.m., the Redding Police Department received a report of an armed robbery at Northern Patients Group (a medicinal marijuana collective), in the 11000 block of Rhyolite Drive. Officers arrived at 6:20 p.m. and found the suspects had already fled. Numerous officers, including a police K-9 te
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What is this building? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to guess the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award certificate with your name and...
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Rolling out the projects and delighting in construction, composition, design of all kinds! It’s been hot as Hades here in the north country. It was close to 100 degrees yesterday. I worked inside all day until getting word that my donuts were okay for shipping to North Carolina. I went out the car to find [...]
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Beautiful Streets of Flowers
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An Anderson man suffered minor injuries this morning when his motorcycle hit a big rig on Highway 273.
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A motorhome overturned on Interstate 5 this morning south of Red Bluff, leaving the driver trapped inside.
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The parents of a 3-year-old Anderson boy who accidentally shot himself with his great-grandfather’s gun say the boy has returned home from the hospital.
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Another half price house. Although it once listed for $179K, this
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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is warning residents of telephone con-artists trying to swindle people into donating to a bogus cause.
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A 21-year-old Redding man suffered two broken legs and other major injuries when he was hit by a car trying to cross Interstate 5 early this morning.
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Today's forecast is nearly identical to Thursday's weather. Today, the National Weather Service says it will be sunny and hot in Redding with a high near 99. Tomorrow should be two degrees cooler. Temperatures Sunday should top out near 94. By mid week, the weather will cool to the mid to upper 80s.
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I graduated from high school, Fremont Senior High, 30 years ago. Tonight, we're going to party like it's 1981 again. Here's some Golden Oldies from the year.Songs of 1981, your Video Friday:Joan Jett, "I Love Rock 'n' Roll"Rick Springfield, "Jessie's Girl"Phil Coll
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What: Shasta County Public Health Advisory Board Meeting When: Wednesday, July 13, from 12 - 2 p.m. Where: Shasta County Public Health, 2660 Breslauer Way, Redding, CA 96001 The Shasta County Public Health Advisory Board will hold a meeting Wednesday, July 13, 2011 from noon - 2 p.m. at Shasta County Public Health, 2660 Bre
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You may divide the world into two kinds of people. No, I’m not talking about men and women, or Republicans and Democrats. I’m talking about people who listen to sports talk radio, and those who would rather gouge out their own eyeballs than listen to that ceaseless blather. I fall into the former camp. I [...]
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As the officer walks towards your vehicle, your mind is going a million miles an hour. “What the heck did I do wrong? I wasn’t speeding. I’m wearing my seatbelt.” “Good morning. The reason I stopped you is that the registration on your vehicle has expired.” You breathe a sigh of relief and then, confusion. [...]
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What will it take for Dolores Lucero to take "yes" for an answer?
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Here we go again. An approaching crisis. A looming deadline. Nervous markets. And then, from the miasma of gridlock, rises our president, calling upon those unruly congressional children to quit squabbling, stop kicking the can down the road and get serious about debt.
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It is amazing that Red Bluff and Chico politicians can read Proposition 215. It was established to allow patients to grow for their own use and for their caregivers to help them. There is no provision for cooperatives or dispensaries. Redding and other cities in Shasta County are breaking both state and federal laws by allo
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Your recent article on the purchase of the ugly Costco building being put on hold was great news. Redding's police force has been stripped to the bone, and at the same time the city wants to expand the police station. This makes no sense to me. If all the facts were put on the table, we should be looking for a smaller b
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Bert & Ernie's will be back in business today after state officials shut down the bar for lack of workers' compensation insurance.
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Redding police were looking for two men who robbed the Northern Patients Group medical marijuana collective Thursday evening.
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The Navy seems to flow in the blood of Cmdr. Kristin Lindley Stengel's family.
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At least five people were injured when a Greyhound bus hit a parked construction vehicle Thursday morning on Interstate 5 in south Redding, bringing northbound traffic to a standstill for about four hours in the middle of Shasta County's morning commute.
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In 1911: An alarm of fire was turned in shortly before 3 p.m. from the Temple Hotel. Grease ignited in the kitchen causing the woodwork and ceiling to be badly scorched. The new automobile fire engine was on the scene promptly and the fire was put out by the use of chemicals without much damage being done. The work of the n
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The East Redding Little League boys 10-11 All-Stars used a four-run first inning to knock off West Redding 9-4 on Thursday in Mount Shasta.
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A local drug task force, whose funding was eviscerated by state budget cuts only days ago, arrested a suspected violent methamphetamine dealer Thursday after a chase through west Redding.
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Two years after spending more than $2 million to install safety cable barriers along the Interstate 5 median through Redding, state transportation officials have pulled them out.
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State budget cuts are forcing the Shasta County Superior Court Burney branch to drastically slash its hours to only one day a week.
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The school year is over — a month in the books — but the accolades for spring sports still are being distributed on both the state and national levels.
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The Wild Horse Sanctuary in Shingletown released 14 horses into its 5,000-acre grounds Thursday.
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Redding must release two reports on harassment allegations in the electric utility's customer service department, a state panel has affirmed.
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Redding police are looking for the man who robbed Dube’s Deli and Pizza earlier this evening.
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Redding police are looking for two men who robbed the Northern Patients Group medical marijuana collective earlier this evening.
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Will always remember his turbulent tenure with the amazing A's in the early Seventies. But he managed other teams (Montreal, San Diego) to the World Series, too. Williams, a Hall of Famer, has died at 82. You can spot him...
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Marty Grant was elected corporate president and chairwoman of the board at KIXE, the public television station announced.
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A Redding man was arrested this afternoon on suspicion of stabbing another Redding man earlier this week.
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Round Mountain Jack was an Indian man who lived in the Montgomery Creek area his entire life. His home was an Indian village near the Halcomb (also spelled as Halcumb) Ranch between Round Mountain and Montgomery Creek. The original Halcomb ranch house was at Highway 299 and Fenders Ferry Road. That ranch house was built aro
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A multitude of events are on tap for this weekend in the north state.
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Barbara Frisbie, Anderson
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What will it take for Dolores Lucero to take "yes" for an answer?
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Here we go again. An approaching crisis. A looming deadline. Nervous markets. And then, from the miasma of gridlock, rises our president, calling upon those unruly congressional children to quit squabbling, stop kicking the can down the road and get serious about debt.
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Bob Endy, Redding
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A missing 9-year-old Anderson girl was found OK this evening following a search by law enforcement and firefighters.
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Bert & Ernie’s will be back in business Friday after state officials shut down the bar for lack of workers compensation insurance.
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List of support groups in the North State.
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I have been riding the Redding Area Bus Authority (RABA) public transit system for about seven years. I was a loyal rider during that time. I had no choice: This was my only source of transportation to get to a job I had for three and a half years at a department store that went out of business.
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As usual the liberals are trying to pull a fast one:   As ObamaCare Heads to the High Court, Kagan’s Role Questioned by Catherine Snow From her days as solicitor general for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to her current position on the U.S. Supreme Court, Elena Kagan’s actual role in formulating and defending
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Especially if you're a politician, never, just never, have your lawyer send a cease-and-desist order trying to block the broadcast of a news story. All it does is turn the negative story into the negative story your hired guns tried...
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A 25-year-old Redding man broke his pelvis after crashing his car while allegedly driving drunk early this morning.
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In the Assembly and then, after a break, in the state Senate, Doug LaMalfa has represented Shasta County in Sacramento for most of the past decade. The Citizens Redistricting Commission's first draft wouldn't have changed that. It was very much...
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A local drug task force, whose funding was eviscerated by state budget cuts only days ago, arrested a suspected violent methamphetamine dealer Thursday after a chase through west Redding.
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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: Curley Taylor. Go to http://www.vivadowntownredding.org/about.html
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Lydia Budai is a northwest girl at heart. She grew up in Washington, Idaho and Alaska. After visiting 49 of the 50 states (Hawaii is on the dream list still), she knew for certain that she wants to live out west. Lydia moved to the north state in 2008 to attend the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and is proud to call
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The following is a very brief and basic history of the Modoc War. The Modoc War didn't take place in Shasta County. It involved the Modoc Indians of Modoc County and took place in the lava beds of that county...
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Some changes have been made at one of my favorite north state restaurants. Sakura Sushi is no longer serving lunch (too bad), it’s now open for dinner on Saturday (finally!), there’s a new sushi “happy hour” on weekdays (great idea), a delicious new roll (the Geisha, with fried asparagus) and now a choice of dessert
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Wine bars and restaurants seem to be multiplying in town, with many located in the heart of the downtown area. It seems as though the general population continues to wonder how the locale and its constituents will support the plethora of wine-specific endeavors – but the answer so far has been that each of the venues offe
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A flasher prompted a man who was on an island with a group of children on Lake Shasta to call 911 Wednesday evening asking for sheriff's office boating safety deputies to come shoo the woman away.
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Reconstruct because of the Deconstruct Remember this statement from your Messiah B. Hussein Obama …“My Friends, we live in the greatest Nation in the history of the world.  I hope you’ll join with me as we try to change it.”-Barack Hussein Obama. With the trillions of dollars he gave to his friends and pet organiza
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There is so much more to aloha than hello and goodbye, just as there is so much more to Hawaiian music than “My Little Grass Shack” and Don Ho’s “Tiny Bubbles.”
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unbelievable statement from your Messiah B. Hussein Obama AKA Mao, Marx and Dickhead #1……… “My Friends, we live in the greatest Nation in the history of the world. I hope you’ll join with me as we try to change it.”-Barack Hussein Obama. Wake up from your hypnotic trance and join the rest of us true [...]
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are cease, heat and nasty.And Shock Collars are for DogsBeing a man, and thereby drawn visually to things, he had the added foible (that’s what she called it – a foible) of becoming distracted in open setting
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A Greyhound bus hit a parked construction vehicle this morning on Interstate 5 in south Redding. At least five people were injured in the wreck, which had northbound traffic at a standstill for nearly four hours in the middle of Shasta County's morning commute.
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Redding residents woke this morning to a beautiful sunrise and the promise of mostly sunny skies with a high near 98 degrees. The National Weather Service says Friday should be similar with a high near 97. Temperatures should drop to the low 90s by Sunday. By Wednesday, expect temperatures in the mid 80s.
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July 7, 2011 through July 16, 2011 This outlook is issued every Wednesday to update the Sunday weekly forecast and provide a weather outlook for the next 10 days. A strong high pressure area has been over the western U.S. and we have had four days in a row of temperatures over the 100-degree mark. That [...]
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It might have been the bright red coat someone was wearing. Or the unknown woman who pointed a camera in his direction. Whatever might have caught Antonio Morgan’s eye, his mind could take it and turn it into a story that would plague and torment him. Morgan was diagnosed with a rare form of paranoid schizophrenia in 1995
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Here’s some good news about your shady backyard: You can grow some summertime crops, such as tomatoes, cucumbers and squashes, despite the lack of direct sunshine. Shade doesn’t have to prohibit you from growing lots of your own food. But notice I said some crops. This will be decided by the varieties you choose. Also,
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The federal government's unprecedented peacetime deficits since the 2008 economic collapse have provoked an understandable backlash and a standoff in Washington over raising the statutory "debt ceiling."
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My high school French is rusty, but serviceable enough to understand the hotel clerk's answer to my question about Dominique Strauss-Kahn: "C'est une catastrophe."
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It took a constitutional amendment to take alcohol away from the people. That constitutional amendment was repealed when it created violent criminal activity where none existed before. Our Constitution protects and maintains the rights of the people against their government.
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On June 29 I was waiting for the light to change at the corner of Victor Avenue and Mistletoe Lane when I witnessed a man driving a small white SUV pull up to the gentleman whom we all have seen protesting on the corner with his "obscene" billboard.
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12 people not smart enough to get out of jury duty decided a defendant accused of murder was only guilty of prolonged lying.
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A couple of weeks ago I received a glowing report for fire suppression from Cal Fire on my rural property.
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A whole bunch of thanks to Redding's Street Department for taking time and listening to the problem we have on Lakeside Drive. We know of the sacrifices that the department had to make in this troubling time. It's working.
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I disagree with Robert Frank (letter, Tuesday) that the Roe versus Wade decision on abortion is what has caused this country's downward spiral.
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The superiors of a popular Catholic priest, one of the key whistle-blowers in the Redding Medical Center heart surgery scandal, said he lived with a former prostitute, abused alcohol and drugs, lived a lavish lifestyle and did a number of other unpriestly things.
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WEAVERVILLE — A 30-year-old McKinleyville woman accused of drowning her daughter is mentally competent to stand trial, a Trinity County judge ruled Wednesday.
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Redding will not cut more police officers despite a last-minute state budget bill that siphons a third of a million dollars from the city's recession-ravaged general fund.
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Building valuation in Redding hit an all-time low in June.
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The Red Bluff Little League All-Star boys 10-11 team knocked off West Redding 5-1 in the winners-bracket semifinals Wednesday in Mount Shasta to advance to the District 1 championship game.
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Elizabeth Zheng of Redding becomes friends with two lorikeets in the Turtle Bay Exploration Park aviary Wednesday during Indie Element, a monthly outdoors gathering at the park’s Paul Bunyan Forest Camp. Indie Element is a 21-and-over event that features music and after-hours entry to the Parrot Playhouse aviary.
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A 19-year-old Redding woman has been arrested and criminally charged in connection with a Friday robbery and assault at a Cypress Avenue motel in which she allegedly zapped an Oregon man with a stun gun and stole his wallet and station wagon.
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Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero believes the city is breaking the law in the way it pays its bills, though her attempt to investigate her suspicions Wednesday seems to run contrary to a city code that prohibits council members from giving orders to the city manager outside a council meeting.
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A Redding man who was bitten by a rattlesnake at Turtle Bay Exploration Park's arboretum Monday evening is now in Shasta Regional Medical Center's Progressive Care Unit.
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In 1911: Redding planned to have a company of Boy Scouts. Rev. J.M. Jeady, the Cottonwood Baptist pastor, had lined up 14 boys to join the organization. The Boy Scouts' aim was to give the boys military training and afford them wholesome sport and recreation.
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The family of a 4-month-old baby is keeping faith that their ailing daughter will get better.
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RED BLUFF — The City Council has rejected a zoning change that would have allowed a permanent homeless shelter on Breckenridge Street, dealing another blow to a nonprofit group that's pushed for a dozen years to provide a year-round refuge.
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U.S. postal officials have closed the Cottonwood Post Office after mold was found inside.
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Pit River Health Service hosts its 13th annual Good Medicine health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at its facility at 36977 Park Ave., Burney. The clinic will offer free and low-cost health screenings. Participants who complete the screenings receive lunch and may enter a drawing to win health-related prizes.
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Culture is the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations. Ethnicity refers to selected cultural and sometimes physical characteristics used to classify people into groups or categories considered to be significa
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Don't have the time or space to plant your own garden? Then get out to one of the many farmers markets in Shasta County, where there is a bounty of fresh local vegetables, fruits and so much more.
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Cancer of the skin is by far the most common of all cancers. Melanoma accounts for less than 5 percent of skin cancer cases but causes a large majority of skin cancer deaths. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 68,130 new melanomas were diagnosed in the United States during 2010 (about 38,870 in men and 29,260
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s office today released the name of a 56-year-old Calabasas woman who died last Tuesday night on Mt. Shasta.
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Large swaths of it are, according to a long-term analysis of births and deaths by county conducted by one Kenneth Johnston. From the Daily Yonder: Yet, in some parts of rural America, deaths have exceeded births for decades. This point...
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A new book, promoted in a column last week by George Will, promotes the idea that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac -- government-backed corporations with the mission to promote homeownership, by easing mortgage financing -- bear the largest share of...
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John P. Schafer, Shasta Lake
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Roy Hutchings, Oak Run
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David L. Hereford, Redding
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Jo Garduno, Redding
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Larry Whalen, Redding
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My high school French is rusty, but serviceable enough to understand the hotel clerk's answer to my question about Dominique Strauss-Kahn: "C'est une catastrophe."
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The federal government's unprecedented peacetime deficits since the 2008 economic collapse have provoked an understandable backlash and a standoff in Washington over raising the statutory "debt ceiling."
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Rob McDonald, Redding
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The air is hot and creepy. In the summer I just want to hibernate like an ol’ bear. Still, I move on.  My desire to make more post-Vic models was stymied by donut orders. This week I finished three custom donuts and a fourth for another person. Making donuts is really fun and I love [...]
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U.S. postal officials have closed the Cottonwood Post Office after mold was found inside.
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A Redding man was stabbed early Wednesday morning, but he hasn’t given Police much to go on. At about 2AM, 33-year-old Pao Liam Saechao called Police to say he’d just been stabbed by an unknown person in the 36-Hundred Block of Churn Rreek Road. Family members transported him to Shasta Regional Medical Center
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A Shasta County man is accused of stabbing his brother to death during a fight. 31-year-old Troy Matheson and 34-year-old Ronnie Matheson had attended a family celebration in Shasta County on Sunday, then drove to Ronnie’s home on Live Oak Road west of Red Bluff. An argument broke out until the argument turned into
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A Redding Parolee was taken into custody Tuesday night after allegedly being found in possession of drugs and a gun. Redding Police were called to a Boulder Creek Apartment complex shortly after 8 O’clock. They arrived to find 48-year-old Darren Stiles outside his apartment, and he was searched. Officers reportedly
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Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies chased down a Fugitive in McArthur Tuesday morning. Just before 11AM, a Deputy in the area of Oak Street and Walnut Avenue spotted 24-year-old Ryan Degarmo, who was wanted in connection to an assault in April. When Degarmo saw the Deputy, he reportedly fled into a home that is not h
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A Motorcyclist fled from Corning Police Tuesday night at speeds topping 100 miles per hour before crashing into a fence. At around 11 O’clock, an Officer saw the speeding motorcycle heading westbound on Solano Street. A traffic stop was attempted, but the rider apparently ignored the lights and siren, and sped nort
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War was declared on the Indians in 1858. General William Kibbe and Captain I. G. Messec led military and civilian soldiers against the Indians from Trinity County all the way to the Fall River Valley. These soldiers were known as...
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Red Bluff fire inspectors believe a fire early Tuesday morning at the Riverside Bar & Grill may have been intentionally set.
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A story of romance with a twist
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10U Rebels fight to the finish as Runner-Ups
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New organization Mongo Party to host first annual 4&20 Blackbird Music Festival in downtown Weed, CA.
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The effort being taken so as to increase the bike freeways at an interstate level.
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WEAVERVILLE — A 30-year-old McKinleyville woman accused of drowning her daughter is mentally competent to stand trial, a Trinity County judge ruled this morning.
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Happy trio of IA-58D returning to base after damaging a drug-carrying plane with gunfire, the Pa-28 Navajo crash landed near the Argentina-Brazil border, 370 kilos of marijuana were confiscated.
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Why can't I lose weight?  Here are 10 possible reasons why you're not seeing results.
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(raw video) Incredible footage of a sandstorm engulfing the city of phoenix A second point of view from a driver that actually drove into the storm wall.
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Fire crews this morning quickly contained a small grass fire near Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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On Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at approximately 8:19 p.m., Redding Police Officers were dispatched to the apartment complex at 285 Boulder Creek Apt. regarding a parolee being in possession of a handgun. Upon arrival, Officers contacted Parolee Darren Keith Stiles, a 48 year-old white male, outside his apartment on the 200 block
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On 07-06-11 at 0158 hrs, officers of the Redding Police Department responded to a call of a stabbing that just occurred in the 3600 block of Churn Creek Rd. The victim, who was later identified as Pao Liam Saechao, Age: 33, of Redding, called to say he was stabbed by an unknown person. He told [...]
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The superiors of a popular Catholic priest, one of the key whistle-blowers in the Redding Medical Center heart surgery scandal, said he lived with a former prostitute, abused alcohol and drugs, lived a lavish lifestyle and did a number of other unpriestly things.
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Here’s a 1995 built 2/2 manufactured home of about 1222 sqft sited on 11.9 acres in the Quail Ridge Ranches community in south Cottonwood California. It’s an extremely private location. It can’t be seen behind the gate
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Redding police are hoping the public might help them track down a suspect who stabbed a 33-year-old man early this morning.
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Run What Ya Brung! TROPHIES PRESENTED TO THE QUICKEST STREET LEGAL, IMPORT, TRUCK, ALL OUT DRAG & MOTORCYCLE/SLED Our sizzling season of Street Legal spectaculars continues with the July 9 event at 6 pm! Who will take the trophies?   Then, turn the key and slam your ped
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There will be one last day of triple-digit temperatures before things cool considerably in Redding by the weekend. Today, the National Weather Service says the high temperatures will top out at 103 degrees. On Thursday, the high mark on the thermometer will raise to 99 degrees. Temperatures Saturday and Sunday are expe
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A description of Gene Knaebel's show: Several years ago, Gene Knabel visited Coit Tower in San Francisco. It seemed like a good site to take photos of the central city. Much to his surprise, he found that the interior walls were covered with murals depicting various aspects of life in California during the 1930s. He [...]
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Condoms, like people, come in all sizes and colors. The condom movement has become mainstream in the prevention of STDs as well as a way to reduce your risk for pregnancy. As I started my research on this topic I was surprised by the history of condoms ... for some odd reason I thought condoms [...]
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Wednesday Bohemian Art Loft Exhibit Opening: Featuring Susan Rose’s modern abstract art created from her original collages.  Meet the artist and see this show Wednesday (July 6) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Music, refreshments. Exhibit continues through July at the Bohemian Art Loft, 3304B Bechelli Lane, Redding. (530) 229-7818
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The Trinity County Arts Council & Nor-Rel-Muk Wintu Band invite you to join us for a day of art workshops, culture, and fun in historic Weaverville, California, at the Highland Meadow on Main Street. Come for the day, stay and enjoy the Joss House temple, museum, outdoor events such as white water rafting, glorious hik
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, aNewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party featuring live music by Rich Driver Singer-songwriter Rich Driver takes the music he loves, alt-country, pop, and rock, and blends them into style he likes to call California roots pop. His songwriting influences range
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors made the right call last week when opening the legal door to explore a contract with Haven Humane to serve as the county animal shelter.
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The media have recently been so preoccupied with a congressman's photograph of himself in his underwear that there has been scant attention paid to the fact that Iran continues advancing toward creating a nuclear bomb, and nobody is doing anything that is likely to stop them.
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Pending free trade agreements with Korea, Colombia and Panama are bad for California farmers and must be rejected if we are to preserve our way of life. All three trade treaties are based on North American Free Trade Agreement-style policies that have displaced American farmers while sending jobs that support California'
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Tickets are on sale for the 7th annual Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Bull Bash event at the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff.
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A parolee from Redding was arrested tonight after police said they found him with a handgun.
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A parolee from Redding was arrested tonight after police said they found him with a handgun.
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Wow, the lake was crazy over the long Independence Day weekend, wasn’t it? No, I don’t know which lake you went to, but I’m pretty sure you visited some body of water. I’m pretty sure everyone did last weekend. The most popular corners of normally serene Trinity Lake were like a busy day at the [...]
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In 1911: The golden wedding anniversary of pioneers Mr. and Mrs. John Craddock was celebrated in Shasta. It was essentially a family reunion with every living descendant of the pioneers being present. John Craddock and Miss Elotia Chauncey were married on the east fork of Clear Creek, 6 miles above French Gulch, on Nov 12,
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A Cottonwood-based mom and pop concert promotion firm has submitted a proposal to keep the Redding Civic Auditorium afloat.
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Tehama County's agricultural value soared to a record $227.57 million in 2010.
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Deputies say a dispute over dirty dishes early Monday morning in Red Bluff led a 31-year-old Anderson man to stab his brother to death.
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It's been a rough year for Dry Creek Station, a popular Bella Vista steakhouse.
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A 21-year-old transient arrested Saturday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and other charges during a confrontation that started outside a Redding store had five warrants out for his arrest, including a $100,000 bench warrant.
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A recent bus tour dramatically highlighted the need for more dental services in Siskiyou County.
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A Redding man who was bitten by a rattlesnake at Turtle Bay Exploration Park's arboretum is now in the intensive care unit at Shasta Regional Medical Center.
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A rogue rocket held up the Freedom Festival fireworks Monday night in Redding.
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Healing Expo helps Meals on Wheels
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Firefighters have contained a fire that has burned at least 2 acres in west Red Bluff, a fire official said this evening.
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McARTHUR - A 24-year-old Shasta County man was arrested Tuesday in connection with an April assault, sheriff’s deputies reported.
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I've been skimming through responses on FB to the Casey Anthony verdict. I haven't been following it - one of the blessings of not having television is that you don't get caught up in this artificially-created frenzy stuff. I don't have a horse in this race; I don't have an opinion about what the mother may or may not have
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A rogue rocket held up the Freedom Festival fireworks Monday night in Redding.
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The Fishing Report — July 7, 2011
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The brick factory was established in 1887 by James R. Holt and John Gregg on 160 acres beside present day Highway 273 in south Redding where Sierra Pacific now stands. All of the bricks were initially made by hand but...
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A smoky electrical fire prompted corrections officers on Monday evening to evacuate a housing unit at the Tehama County jail.
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It's been a rough year for Dry Creek Station, a popular Bella Vista steakhouse.
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A fire at the Riverside Bar and Grill in Red Bluff has been deemed suspicious. The fire broke out early Tuesday morning. Firefighters were assisted by the activation of a single sprinkler head allowing them to contain the blaze in about 10 minutes after arriving at the scene. Investigators have identified a number of ind
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A Cottonwood man is in jail after an ugly disagreement with his next door neighbor. Saturday afternoon at around 2 O’clock, 52-year-old Jeffrey Peters was in an argument with 51-year-old Brian Barham outside their homes on Quail Ridge Road. It turned physical when Barham reportedly pushed Peters to the ground, punc
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A teenaged boy from Orland drowned Monday near Corning. 14-year-old Angel Valdovinos-Martinez was at Black Butte Reservoir Monday afternoon. At around 3:30, witnesses saw him walking in the water about 15 yards from shore, then saw only the boy’s hand reaching above the surface before losing sight of him altogether
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Tehama County Sheriff’s Officials are seeking a woman who hitched a ride at knifepoint. Friday evening at around 6:30, the victim was on Red Bank Road Near Balis Road southwest of Red Bluff when she was contacted by a woman who initially asked for the time, then asked for money and a cigarette lighter. The victim,
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At least four people were injured late this morning in a head-on wreck in north Redding.
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A 14-year-old Orland boy drowned Monday in a south Tehama County lake.
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Three Cottonwood teens were arrested last week on suspicion of spending coins and $2 bills stolen out of a home.
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Paint From the Heart is a free, 6-week public event for children ages 5 to 18 years on Wednesdays (starting this week) at the Mt. Lassen Art Center in Viola. Parents are required to remain and participate with children under 7 years old. We meet at 36373 State Highway 44 on Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 AM. Paints, brushes, p
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A 52-year-old Cottonwood man was shot at and punched and kicked in the head during an argument Saturday afternoon.
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Daylilies do very well in our Redding climate. Karry’s garden includes several varieties of this hardy cultivar. And you see them used in professional landscaping around town. They are at their peak now, but bloom well into Fall. You can propagate
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The Home Alone movie, and its sequels, has become a cultural icon, no question. Now you can buy the prototypical upscale suburban brick home on the northside of Chicago that was used in the film. I thought the agent did a good job of exploiting the home’s fame and recognition to help sell it, in this creative 2.5 m
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Continuing our new tradition of selling homes for half off, we offer this home in Anderson. Freddie Mac absorbed the loss in value so you wouldn’t have to. At least not directly, but only as a taxpayer. Now
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Deputies say a dispute over dirty dishes early Monday morning in Red Bluff led a 31-year-old Anderson man to stab his brother to death.
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Shasta County DUI arrest numbers were up this Fourth of July weekend.
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Red Bluff police are asking for the public's help in finding a 13-year-old girl who may have gone missing with her 18-year-old boyfriend.
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The National Weather Service has issued a "Hazardous Weather Outlook" statement today, warning of possible thunder storms this afternoon. The weather service warns of possible afternoon thunderstorm development in the northern and central Sierra Nevada, including northern Shasta County. Meanwhile, today will continue to b
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Femme de Joie isn’t sure if the Redding Old Millhouse Deli was ever really an Old Mill. She does recall in the late 1970s when she’d drive by on her way to Brandy Creek, Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra playing on the 8-track, and seeing the mystifying Shufflin’ Beaver sign out front. There were whispers [...]
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After last year’s sold out success in Redding, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is back, sounding better than ever with 120 voices and a brand new repertoire. Presenting the very best of its sold-out San Francisco season, the Chorus will entertain your senses and touch your heart. Experience ravishingly gorgeous music
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So it's 1:30 AM and I am still awake due to my meds not kicking in like they are supposed to. Tomorrow will be a truly awful day. But I digress.Tonight we went to Sue & Dick's for a BBQ. Chris made this amazing salad out of "Better Homes & Gardens", a magazine I had long regarded as hopelessly out
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The Redding Colt .45s completed a three-game sweep of the Auburn Mudcats with a 5-2 victory at Tiger Field on Sunday.
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One of the kids down the street from you could be the best judo competitor in the world, but he or she will never be a part of a high school state championship. In Hawaii, that's not the case.
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When people think of gymnastics, they tend to think of the artistic variety: the balance beams, uneven bars and the vault.
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Career lawmen and pot smokers don't normally pal around, but Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen has a surprisingly positive attitude toward the city's medical-marijuana collectives.
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California has a new budget, and it even came in on time for a change. Cause for cheers? Maybe, but only if you don't get into the fine print. As often happens, the devil is in the details. And this is quite a bunch of devils.
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I agree with Susan Araiza-Boys and of her opinion on the bizarre and obscene abortion billboard on Victor Avenue.
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Chris Fleischman, Redding
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Robert Frank, Redding
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A blaze in the canyon off North Market Street south of Lake Boulevard that burned through more than 8 acres is being ruled an arson.
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Formed in early June, the Mongo Party plans to host events to raise money specifically for community improvements. Future projects include a new street clock and signage.
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Although Miss TNT has been a mother four times before, the alpaca from Grenada is now raising two youngsters at once for the first time.
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A Trinity County man has been awarded the coveted Carnegie Medal for saving the life of an off-duty Humboldt County sheriff's deputy whose car swerved off Highway 299 in a heavy downpour last year and plunged into the Trinity River.
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Clear-cut logging in a watershed southeast of Redding could be undermining a $128 million effort to restore Battle Creek for salmon and steelhead runs, say environmentalists and fishermen who are calling on the governor to stop the saws.
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Police are looking for a 13-year-old Red Bluff girl who has been missing since Friday.
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Though preparing for the worst, Shasta County law enforcement agencies had an unusually safe Fourth of July weekend.
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If there's one day when Shasta County's shaky economy is sure to thrive, it just might be July Fourth.
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Over nearly two years, county officials have held 10 meetings and spent $185,000 of state funds on a local focus group charged with stopping Shasta County residents from killing themselves.
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Well, as another Fourth of July wraps up, I thought I'd leave you all with a little lullaby to close out your day. From a few years ago: It's Marvin Gaye performing one of the single greatest interpretations of the national anthem I've ever heard. And just today I've heard three terrible versions.
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A 35-year-old male was bitten by a rattlesnake this evening at Turtle Bay Exploration Park's arboretum, dispatchers said.
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The LA Times surveys cities around the state here. At 69 cents per capita, Redding is pretty far down the list. The ritzy desert enclave of Indian Wells (pop. 5,000) pays an average of $19, 641 a year per councilor...
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Q. On what information does your faith tradition base its belief in the afterlife? The only source is the holy word of God, the Bible. Believe it or not there are a few things God can’t do. He can’t sin, nor does he lie. Jesus, during his ministry, spoke about coming from the father in heaven; going to a place we could
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A blaze in the canyon off North Market Street south of Lake Boulevard has burned through more than 8 acres, according to fire officials.
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Drunk Drivers just don’t seem to be getting the message. The long Independence Day Weekend saw an increase over last year in D-U-I Arrests in Northern California. Shasta County’s “Avoid The Six” Multi-Agency Drunk Driving Campaign resulted in 27 D-U-I Arrests between Friday and 6 O’clock Tue
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A scuffle broke out between Tourists and a Transient Saturday evening at an East Redding Shopping Center. The Althof Family from Medford, Oregon was in front of the 99-Cent Store on Hilltop Drive when 15-year-old Ashley Althof was confronted by 21-year-old Christopher Anderson, who reportedly spit on the girl. Her mother
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Two men suffered burns after a Houseboat caught fire at a Shasta Lake Marina. Shortly before 11:30 Saturday morning, 87-year-old Richard Fry of San Francisco was on his docked Houseboat using a 12-volt pump to siphon water out of his gas tank and into a 5 gallon bucket. Something ignited the vapors, and soon the entire r
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A Burney woman is in Jail after allegedly concocting a plan to kill her estranged husband and then herself. Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies learned of the alleged plan Friday afternoon just before 2, when they were called to the Garden Lane home of 75-year-old Shirley Lasater, where she was waiting with her two so
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A home in Rancho Tehama was destroyed by fire Sunday morning. Cal-Fire was called to a home on Rancho Tehama Road shortly after 5AM. Firefighters managed to keep the flames from spreading to the surrounding vegetation, but damage to the structure and contents is estimated at 100-Thousand Dollars. The resident of the home
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A Bella Vista Restaurant freshly re-opened from being destroyed by fire had a scare over the weekend. Saturday afternoon, Fire Crews were called to Dry Creek Station on reports of a possible kitchen fire. It apparently wasn’t a fire, but the sprinkler system in the attic had been set to activate at an ambient air t
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Happy Independence Day to all! Ran into this amusing ad today on Craigslist.
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A quarter- to half-acre vegetation fire was moving uphill on Market Street near the intersection of Benton Drive in Redding this morning, dispatchers said.
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Shasta and Tehama counties’ anti-DUI campaigns have netted 30 arrests so far this holiday weekend, an increase from 2010.
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It's going to be a hot Independence Day in Redding. Forecasters predict a high of 105 degrees with sunny skies, and a low of 71 degrees tonight. Triple-digit temperatures are expected until at least Friday, when forecasters predict a slight drop down to 99 degrees.
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This one sold in 2004 for $475K, when it was described in all caps as an “EXCELLENT VALUE.” Just think how much the value proposition has improved, now that you can buy it for $125K less. Representing th
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On Saturday and Sunday (July 9 and 10), internationally known artist Jen Sheng Song, will exhibit watercolors, oils, and other fine art media for sale at the Mt. Lassen Art Center in Viola. On July 11, Song will make a presentation on his painting at the North Valley Art League in Redding.
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ANDERSON — Pete Smith III finally had enough to hold off Dale Stelt.
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North state residents got a head start on celebrating Independence Day on Sunday at the annual Anderson Explodes! fireworks show at the Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson. Hundreds braved the heat by turning out early to enjoy food, refreshments and entertainment by RetroFit and the Air National Guard Band of the Wes
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Suitably in time for July 4, the United States' early history edged into the public spotlight, although in a comic way.
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Evolution strikes again. It struck in the form of an outbreak of diarrhea and kidney failure starting in Germany in late May and spreading through 12 European countries.
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New immigrants to the United States seeking naturalization as citizens must, among other requirements, pass a test of their knowledge of U.S. law, politics, history and geography. From a master list of 100, each test includes 10 civics questions. Applicants must answer six correctly to pass. Would you make the cut?
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Even as local gas stations, minimarts and liquor stores keep a steady business in CalFresh sales, Shasta County public health officials say local CalFresh recipients have shown a growing interest in buying fresh, locally grown produce.
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In May alone, Shasta County residents spent at least $180,000 in CalFresh funds at businesses known more for selling junk food, lottery tickets, cigarettes and beer than they are for their selections of fresh produce and healthy snacks.
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What started as a confrontation outside a Redding store Saturday turned into a fight between two men and the arrest of a 21-year-old transient for trying to strike the other man with pieces of wood with large nails attached, police said.
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A stolen pickup was returned to its owner and a 28-year-old Cottonwood woman was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing it.
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Weather Discussion: A strong high pressure area is over the western U.S. and we will start the week off hot. The Redding high temperature on the 4th of July will be 100 to 104. Tuesday will the hottest day of the week, with the high temperature 103 to 107. The high pressure area will begin [...]
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On Saturday, July 2, 2011, at 6:59 p.m., Officer Chris Mills was patrolling in the area of Twin View Blvd. and Mountain View Drive when he observed a stolen vehicle that had been reported to him earlier in the day. A woman was sitting in the driver’s seat of the white Ford F150 pickup. Officer [...]
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On Saturday, 07-02-11, at 1125 hours (11:25 a.m.), deputies were dispatched to a houseboat fire at Holiday Harbor Resort. When deputies arrived on scene, the rear area of a houseboat was fully involved with fire. There were numerous Holiday Harbor Resort employees on the houseboat fighting the fire with fire extinguishers.
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On June 25th 2011, Mr. Jesrani was installed as the President of The Active 20-30 Club of Redding.  The Active 20-30 Club is a National Service Organization, with young professionals who serve the special needs of children in their local communities.  As you have seen on other blog posts on this page, Mr. Jesra
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A kitchen fire caused $100,000 in damage to a Rancho Tehama home early this morning, officials said.
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That night I not only saw my Father for the first time as a person. I saw the golden hills and the live-oaks as clearly as I have ever seen them since; and I saw the dimples in my little sister's fat hands in a way that still moves me because of that first time; and I saw food as something beautiful to be shared with peo
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Or someone forwarded this letter to the editor to the Redding Colt .45s prez/manager. At last night's game the raunchy music that so offended Ms. Woodward of Chico was thankfully replaced with more family-friendly tunes. The biggest hit, judging by...
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Four Bedroom homes are always in demand. This one packs 4 bedrooms into a small space, but on a good sized lot. Its a 1955 built 4/2 of about 1089 sqft, and the lot is about 65 x 130, so that’s nice. On to
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On Saturday, July 2, 2011, at 6:12 p.m., the Redding Police Department received several 911 calls from the K-Mart parking lot regarding a confrontation. Officers found two men struggling with each other on the ground, on Maraglia St., next to Parsons Junior High School. The investigation determined that a family visiting Re
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Forecasters predict a hot and sunny Independence Day weekend in Redding, with a high of 102 slated for today and a low of 71 degrees tonight. For tomorrow, expect a high of 103 degrees and a low of 74 degrees. Tuesday's high should be 104 degrees, but by Thursday, temperatures are expected to drop back down to 98 degrees.
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I've had some pretty memorable 4th of July moments. There was the meaningful Bicentennial Celebration of 1976. I was 9, and people were handing out two dollar bills all over the place. Then there was the coolest 4th of July ... the time I watched the Redding fireworks in typical 110-degree heat from a lounge [...]
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Students entering 7th through 12th grade this fall who have not yet had a Tdap booster shot may receive the shot at Public Health’s upcoming appointment-only clinics. AB354 is a new law requiring all students entering 7th through 12th grade to have this booster shot before school enrollment in fall of 2011. To help parent
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The Shasta County Trojans won two games Saturday, giving them the No. 1 seed going into today's Fourth of July Firecracker Baseball Tournament at Mather Field in Sacramento.
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Sure the food is good, but it's the beer that Dunsmuir Brewery Works customers are buzzing about.
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Long before I had any idea I'd spend my career in a business that depends on the First Amendment, I had been taught to revere those 45 words.
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Shasta County's conservative residents tend to be skeptical about global warming and especially the liberal Legislature's drive to reduce California's "carbon footprint."
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Tomorrow is Independence Day and Americans from "sea to shining sea" will be decked out in all kinds of patriotic gear. Flags will blaze on everything from storefronts and car antennas to infant "onesies" and tattoos.
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Warning: This may seem harsh and somewhat Republican of me.
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For all you out there who say the only reason people are quick to judge Patrick Jones is because he is a member of the City Council and it's the only reason that people are pushing the issue, how quickly we forget we live in fire-prone Shasta County.
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Linda Meeks' letter "Smokers mar Shasta fair" (June 24) gave the impetus to draw attention to the newly opened East Street Senior Apartments in Redding.
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Is legalized gay marriage inevitable? Supporters hail New York's new law authorizing gay marriage as a turning point in the national debate. Even President Obama, a gay marriage opponent, has suggested his views on the topic are "evolving."
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This letter is addressed to Leanna Scotti, who wrote the other day about not being able to afford some vet bills.
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The Record Searchlight reports that since late last year, Shasta County, Redding, Anderson and Shasta Lake have been working on a Climate Action Plan with key industry representatives, including Lehigh Cement, the Shasta Builders' Exchange, the Shasta County Cattlemen's Association and Sierra Pacific Industries. Is
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Donna McGill, Redding
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Jodi Couch and Shayne Byrns, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Aug. 13, 2011, at the Old Shasta Schoolhouse in Shasta.
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I've seen lots of Fourth of July fireworks. That's because I've seen lots of candles on my birthday cakes as well, but we won't go there at this time. As for the fireworks and festivities, this is a holiday rife with memories.
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Dear Straight Talk: Please help. I am 17. My girlfriend, "Tina," is 15. Her mom is really strict and thinks I just want to take advantage of Tina (which I don't). Last night, while I was home sleeping, Tina ran away to a friend's house and her mom called the cops thinking I had taken her. Though I had nothing to do with it,
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I had the most delightful encounter at Trader Joe's this week. I was stopping by for just a few quick items, and my bill came to $18.06. I had the $18, but only a quarter and penny for the $.06. The cashier asked if I had a nickel instead of the quarter just to make sure.
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Katie Kuschell and Michael Lee, both of Bismarck, N.D., were married June 11, 2011, at the Wedding Bells Chapel in Las Vegas. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Border Grill at Mandalay Bay. Jeff Klute officiated. The bride is the daughter of Catherine and Joseph Kuschell of Redding. She is a 2001 graduate of
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Summer fun means days at the beach, playing in the lake and outdoor fun. And as much as some of us love going barefoot, it's important to have go-anywhere, comfortable, stylish footwear.
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Mark Elton opened the Cozy Hearth and Spa after working in a similar shot for several years.
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That lounge chair next to the pool is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the latest summer romance on your e-reader or take out some Angry Birds' pigs on your iPad.
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Schools across the country are adopting green policies to reduce their carbon footprints. The Marinello Schools of Beauty campus in Redding is one cosmetology school recycling a main source of its hands-on instruction.
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Dear Babe: I have a Chris Long autographed rookie card from 2008 Upper Deck Masterpieces. It is a Stroke of Genius card (SOG17). I also have a Terrell Owens Masterpieces card that is numbered 1 of 25. I got these out of a box that my parents gave me as a birthday present.— Noah Lewis, NorcoYour parents know how to tak
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The state’s plan to transfer thousands of inmates to county custody could lead prison officials to place even more violent prisoners in California’s 41 minimum-security fire camps, a firefighter’s union leader says.
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Though it’s been nearly five years since her son, a San Francisco police officer, was shot and killed by an inmate who escaped from a fire camp in Humboldt County, Sandy Tuvera still struggles to talk about her loss.
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Time was if you're weren't into Lycra or neon you were stuck with cotton if you wanted to ride your bike around town. It's no big deal if you're a hard-core roadie, but if you just want to get to the Alehouse Pub without spending gas money, you'd either be sporting day-glow Lycra or a sweat-soaked T-shir
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FAMILY/GROUP-GUIDED RAFTING TRIPS
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ANDERSON — Avery Skaggs, 7, spent most of Saturday fishing at Lake California with her grandfather John Nau of Cottonwood.
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Q: Growing up, the only marshals I ever heard of were Marshal Dillon of "Gunsmoke" and Marshal Micah Torrance in the "Rifleman." I never really understood what the difference was between them and let's say Sheriff Roy Caffee from "Bonanza."
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Courtesy of Mercy Medical Center, Redding
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The recently approved state budget hangs a question mark over Redding's plans to buy the Dana Drive Costco store with redevelopment dollars.
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In 1911: John N. Gregg, William Welsh and W.P. Mulburn, trustees of the city of Kennett, asked the county Board of Supervisors to take over the new Eastside Road and establish a free ferry at Kennett. The road was constructed by private subscription for nearly $9,000. Some $3,500 was still owed to James Sallee. They were as
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Clam Beach is nestled between Trinidad and McKinleyville on the coast. It's a favorite place for beachcombing, fishing, horseback riding, kite flying and clamming.
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A Davis nonprofit that advocates and promotes homegrown food cooperatives wants to help a group bring a "locavore" to Shasta County.
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Q: We were fishing Hot Creek in Mono County last weekend, and my friend caught a rainbow trout that looked unhealthy. We thought it might have whirling disease. Have fish with this disease been found in Hot Creek before? Assuming this was a case of whirling disease, what should we have done? We never keep fish and Hot Creek
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A 63-year-old former Mount Shasta man who was convicted of shooting into the Mount Shasta Police Department in 1988 was arrested Thursday in Oregon, 21 years after he failed to appear in court for sentencing.
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A former Anderson High School cheerleader remained in critical condition Saturday afternoon at an Oregon hospital following a Tuesday morning head-on traffic collision on Highway 97 near Klamath Falls.
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Two area businesses will bring about 50 jobs and retain more than 100 more in Shasta and Trinity counties thanks to $500,000 in grants from the U.S. Forest Service.
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ROUND MOUNTAIN — This eastern Shasta County hamlet's first community radio station is on the air.
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The calendar might tell us that June marks the beginning of summer, but for me the seat of summer is truly in July. Dry heat has returned and no matter how busy the calendar tells me I am, time does seem to slow – to protract and stretch out luxuriously. From June to July my [...]
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I have just gotten home from a 2-1/2 hour grocery shopping expedition on the first day of a 3-day summer holiday weekend, and a rather hot day at that. It was jammed in every store I went to.At the risk of sounding judgmental, elitist, and prettier-than-thou, I will offer this piece of advice anyway to other sho
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A 63-year-old former Mount Shasta man who was convicted of shooting into the Mount Shasta Police Department in 1988 was arrested Thursday in Oregon, 21 years after he failed to appear in court for sentencing.
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The photo was the brick house of James Holt, co-owner of the Holt and Gregg Co. Brick Manufacturing Plant and also the Holt and Gregg Limestone Quarry at Kennett. When the house was built circa 1890 at 1440 West Street...
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Hi all, Honey Bandit finally has his "BAND". He has his own little "family", made up of the two minis and Suri. It is wonderful to see the four of them playing together and watch the interaction as they...
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An 87-year-old man and a 44-year-old man were burned today in a houseboat fire on the dock at Holiday Harbor Resort on Lake Shasta.
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That would be the Paul Collins Beat, the "power pop" band of the early Eighties. A back-in-the-day clip from American Bandstand (the fellow on bass is Redding's own Steve Huff). Collins et al play at Maxwell's Downtown Eatery Thursday....
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I have always loved music, rock n roll, anything really interesting, sincere, sexy music and a deep appreciation for those who make it. What I do not like are the regular innovations that give industries new material to pedal. Planned obsolescence –>Yuck. What was wrong with vinyl? There is nothing like the sound
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Ah, the bubble years. What were we drinking? Back then, we listed a
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Drunken driving arrests in Shasta and Tehama counties are up this year for the July 4 weekend, a spokesman for the anti-drunk driving campaigns in both counties said.
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The Redding area will definitely feel the heat this weekend and into next week.
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The complaint is nearly as old as Shasta County (Established 1850) itself: Redding-based officials largely ignore the remote mountain areas, scarcely even visiting, let alone understanding residents' needs.
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In the debate over Bethel Church's offer to lease the Redding Convention Center from our cash-strapped city, this factoid continues to impress me (from Scott Mobley's recent story):
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I'm extremely surprised that I am not seeing any articles in the Record Searchlight about the recent sales tax law that was passed in California. Because of that law, Amazon.com has pulled its affiliates programs to all California residents.
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It's officially summer, and yet Iowa is predicting an early winter.
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If we raise the debt ceiling, we can spend more with the extra money that we will be able to borrow. Of course, we will have to pay more interest on the new debt while still paying interest on the old debt.
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BURNEY — Burney Basin Days, which celebrates the region's history and its future with a host of events and activities, reaches its zenith today with a downtown parade and a fireworks show.
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In 1911: Miss Flora Lonquist, a sophomore at Shasta High School, and her sister Miss Edith Lonquist were seriously injured while driving near their home in Burney Valley. The horses bolted and ran for some distance until they struck a rock pile, where the buggy overturned and the girls were thrown out. Miss Flora fractured
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Federal prosecutors have tightened their stance on states' medical marijuana laws, saying lax enforcement has created an environment where "large-scale, privately operated industrial marijuana cultivation centers" are booming businesses worth millions of dollars.
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A former Anderson High School cheerleader is still fighting for her life today at an Oregon hospital after a Tuesday morning head-on traffic accident on Highway 97 near Klamath Falls.
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A 56-year-old Calabasas woman died Tuesday night on Mt. Shasta after she and her climbing partner became lost during a snowstorm.
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One day after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed this year's budget, state Republican elected officials met with the owner of a Redding car dealership to "celebrate the return of local taxes" with a press conference.
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Police Friday were looking for a woman and two men suspected of robbing an Oregon man who was zapped with a stun gun and nearly shot with a gun.
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As triple-digit temperatures dry out the north state for the July Fourth weekend, local fire officials are reminding everyone of local fireworks laws.
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Though it was her 105th birthday Friday, Pauline Sanders said she didn't feel any different about the day than she did last year.
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Only 44 days until the start of a new school year, not to mention a new athletic season.
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The Redding Colt .45s defeated the Auburn Mudcats 10-3 on Friday in the first game of a three-game series at Tiger Field in Redding.
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Waste Management of Sacramento reminds readers to be "safe and green" during barbecues, especially during the July Fourth weekend. Summer activities pose challenges to home safety, trash disposal and recycling efforts, a Waste Management spokesperson said.
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On 6-30-11 Shasta County Sheriff’s Detectives, Redding Police Investigators and State Parole Investigators conducted a search of the residence of Daniel Hannah, where numerous items of stolen property were found related to a residential burglary reported on 6-19-11. The victim reported approximately $100,000 in silver co
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Shasta County deputies on Firday arrested a 75-year-old Burney woman who they say kidnapped her estranged husband.
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors made the right call last week when opening the legal door to explore a contract with Haven Humane to serve as the county animal shelter.
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The media have recently been so preoccupied with a congressman's photograph of himself in his underwear that there has been scant attention paid to the fact that Iran continues advancing toward creating a nuclear bomb, and nobody is doing anything that is likely to stop them.
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Robert Frank, Redding
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Melissa Ramos and Brian Granfors
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Tomorrow, the United States celebrates its 235th birthday. Most U.S. towns will host some sort of celebration, but patriotic experiences are available year-round. Any destination can offer a patriotic experience. I learned this when my husband and I went to Sacramento so he could take his citizenship oath.
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Laurie King has two series: the Russell-Holmes one and a second about Kate Martinelli, a San Francisco police woman. King also has several "stand alone" novels, always involving suspense and human relationships. She also knows her readers have some sophistication, so doesn't spell out, for example, who Dadists o
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Jessica Swendiman and Spencer Naake
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Shannon Murphy and Jason Green
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The Cozy Hearth & Spa
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That lounge chair next to the pool is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the latest summer romance on your e-reader or take out some Angry Birds' pigs on your iPad.
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Schools across the country are adopting green policies to reduce their carbon footprints. The Marinello Schools of Beauty campus in Redding is one cosmetology school recycling a main source of its hands-on instruction.
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While many people own deferred annuities of one sort or another, few seem to take the time to understand how they actually work.
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The divisive campaign for a city charter to bring “home rule” to Redding is officially dead.
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Is legalized gay marriage inevitable? Supporters hail New York's new law authorizing gay marriage as a turning point in the national debate. Even President Obama, a gay marriage opponent, has suggested his views on the topic are "evolving."
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Shasta County's conservative residents tend to be skeptical about global warming and especially the liberal Legislature's drive to reduce California's "carbon footprint."
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Warning: This may seem harsh and somewhat Republican of me.
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Marie Claypool, Redding
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P.K. Mitchell, Redding
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Virginia Phelps, Palo Cedro
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Gail Hansen, Shingletown
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Tomorrow is Independence Day and Americans from "sea to shining sea" will be decked out in all kinds of patriotic gear. Flags will blaze on everything from storefronts and car antennas to infant "onesies" and tattoos.
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Long before I had any idea I'd spend my career in a business that depends on the First Amendment, I had been taught to revere those 45 words.
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One day after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed this year’s budget, state Republican elected officials met with the owner of a Redding car dealership to “celebrate the return of local taxes” with a press conference.
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A former Anderson High School cheerleader is fighting for her life today at an Oregon hospital following a horrific Tuesday morning head-on traffic accident on Highway 97 near Klamath Falls.
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One shot was fired and "some type of stun gun" was used in an armed robbery that took place this morning (July 1) in a hotel room at the Vagabond Inn in Redding, Redding Police Cpl. Bart Langley said. No one was hurt when the robbery took place about 6:30 a.m. in room 226 of [...]
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Vegetable gardens should be irrigated so that water soaks in to a depth of at least 18 inches with each watering. If you only keep the surface of the soil moist, most of the water evaporates to the air. Source: California Master Gardener Handbook
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Our mystery photo was the home of James Holt. "toe2toe" is our winner who guessed it correctly at 9:04 a.m. This house is across the street from Judge Eaton's house. toe2toe wins a $10 gift certificate to use as she...
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The late Jack Maraglia turned the shell of his home burned in the 1999 Jones Fire into a brick grotto with Old World charm. It took him eight years to make the three outdoor rooms, courtyard and garden areas.
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Masanobu Fukuoka, author of "The One-Straw Revolution," was inspired by nature and his ideas continue to inspire farmers and gardeners.
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig shares his lastest Redding gardening adventures, including saving chickens from raccoons and fighting weeds.
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Can I plant vegetable seeds directly in my garden plot? When is the best time to plant?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers a strategy that keeps children's rooms tidy and helps them learn to read.
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Master gardener class planned; flower photo workshop set
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The California Taxpayers' Association's always-readable weekly report has a truly strange item for the fattening "Business Leaves California" file: Orange County Loses More Manufacturing Jobs. MVM Technologies, a manufacturer based in San Clemente, announced that it is moving to Washington,...
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team has been busy for the past week, destroying over 80-Thousand Plants and making three arrests. The team was assisted by Redding Police as well as State and Federal Agents in the raids, which hit every corner of the County, with one in the Lakehead area, o
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A Redding man was arrested Thursday on Burglary Charges after a Search Warrant was served at his home. Last Saturday, a man ran from C-H-P Officers off Highway 44 in Redding. Afterward, Redding Police found a backpack containing Gold Coins, a one ounce Platinum Bar, and Thousands of Dollars in Cash. There were also three
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The balanced State Budget passed by Legislators this week does as promised: It features at least one thing for everybody to hate. The pain may or may not be fairly distributed, but one particular item has angered Veteran’s Groups. The opening of the State-run Veterans Home on Knighton Road will be delayed by an ent
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Without any prior notice, the Redding Police Department conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint Thursday night. Over 500 vehicles passed through the Checkpoint on Lake Boulevard. 27 drivers were detained and four were given field sobriety tests. Three drunk driving arrests were made. Eight drivers were cited for having Suspended
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Some Northern California businesses will be receiving grants through the U.S. Forest Service for renewable energy projects. Officials say the grants support wood-to-energy projects that require engineering services and will help expand regional economies and create new jobs. Kiara Solar will get 250-Thousand Dollars to r
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A 56-year-old Calabasas woman died Tuesday night on Mt. Shasta after she and her climbing partner became lost during a snow storm.
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Who was this house built for in approximately 1890? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! If you're the first person to post the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award...
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Reason Magazine, citing a new Justice Department memo, sees a backlash coming: The Department of Justice sent out a memo Wednesday instructing the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration and leading officials in the U.S. Attorneys Office to treat medical...
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It's not just Dan Logue trying to draft Rick Perry. FlashReport notes that both Sen. Doug LaMalfa and Assemblyman Jim Nielsen are trying to lure the Texas governor into the presidential race, signing a letter saying he's the man America...
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At last night's California Republican Party town hall, the two local speakers after state paty Chairman Tom Del Becarro opened the forum, as the R-S' Sean Longoria reports, were Redding Mayor Missy McArthur and Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko, both...
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The Bee's editorialists notice that strange provision in the budget bill related to school financing that I blogged about earlier this week, elaborating on just how bad an idea it is and adding importation historical perspective: And even worse, the...
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Smaller legislative districts, that is, which we could get by merging the state Assembly and Senate into one house and enlarging it. Dan Walters makes the case in today's column. Get it on the ballot. I'll vote for it. Or...
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This is an awesome video for all of the spider lovers out there including myself.
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Multi family foreclosures are somewhat rare, and sell quickly. We like residential income properties of 1-4
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Police this morning are responding to the report of a robbery at a Redding motel, during which an Oregon man said he was threatened with a gun.
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Long sunny days in Redding should bring high temperatures over 100 degrees through the weekend and deep into next week. Today's high should be a couple degrees short of triple digits at 98, according to the National Weather Service, but the high temperatures will then start increasing. Saturday should be 101, Sunday 102 an
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The dog days of summer running and riding season commences on Monday, July 4 with the Mountain Runners’ 32nd annual run and walk, a huge celebration that attracts more than 4,000 participants each year to the town of Mount Shasta. While the 5-mile run is the headline race, the majority of participants take part in [...]
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People keep saying it is going to be late in the season before hikers can get into the high country this year. Too much snow. Not being the type to take other folks’ speculations as truth, I decided to see just how high I could get before being stopped by the snow. To the Trinity [...]
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If you buy a car or a can of soda today, feel free to enjoy the 1-percent discount thanks to the expiration of a temporary sales-tax surcharge Californians have paid since 2009.
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"The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons." — Emerson
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How much lower can it get? Violent video games, porn and horror movies, hate speech, disturbance of veterans' funerals — all condoned by our highest courts under the disguise of free speech.
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As the economy is circling the drain, Obama is all about campaigning.
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"No increase in taxes, in any manner," sayeth Republicans as guided by Grover Norquist.
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I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for the response and outpouring of support and friendship provided to me at the fund-raising event at Bella Vista Fire Department.
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It is not quite the halfway mark of the summer for most schools in the Northern Section so I'd like to reflect on the 2010-11 school year.
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The Redding Colt .45s picked up another home win against the RBI Black Sox, winning 10-4 at Tiger Field on Thursday.
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The Redding Police Department conducted a DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Lake Boulevard on Thursday, June 30, 2011. A total of 507 vehicles passed through the checkpoint; 499 vehicles were screened by officers and 27 drivers were stopped for further investigation, either at the checkpoint or by officers patrolling n
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Redding police arrested three drivers Thursday on suspicion of driving under the influence at a checkpoint on Lake Boulevard.
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In 1911: A quarter-mile tunnel had been dug in the Big Bend of the Pit River as a starter on the biggest power development ever undertaken in the state or even in the West. The Mt. Shasta Power Co. had undertaken to dig a tunnel that would be only 150 feet less than seven miles in length and would convey enough water to gen
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RED BLUFF — The Tehama County grand jury wants the state Legislature to examine residency requirements for political candidates, presumably after investigating a complaint challenging Assemblyman Jim Nielsen's assertion his home is in Gerber.
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Here's a look at what's open and closed Monday in observance of the Fourth of July.
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Robbery suspect mulls plea deal
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North state Congressman Wally Herger visited six hand-picked Redding businesses Thursday morning, asking each what needs to be done to turn the economy around while focusing on Republicans' efforts to rein in spending.
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Summer heat has been a bit of a tease this year.
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U.S. Forest Service pack mules are going to be pastured this winter next to an east Redding neighborhood on land owned by the McConnell Foundation.
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On the same day Gov. Jerry Brown signed the hotly contested California budget into law, the state's Republican Party chair visited Redding to spread his party's message.
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A plan to charge a yearly fire protection fee in unincorporated parts of the county likely would affect around 23,000 Shasta County households, though the county already pays millions each year to contract with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for fire services.
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Starting June 21 and ending June 30, 2011, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team conducted marijuana eradication operations throughout Shasta County. During the operations, a total of 82,704 marijuana plants were eradicated, 3 arrests were made and 3 weapons were seized. The weapons were an SKS a
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A few days before all the patriotic pyrotechnic madness that is the 4th of July in Redding, Anderson and elsewhere, get outta town to see Mother Nature's fireworks - the night sky above Lava Beds National Monument. Learn why Lava Beds is touted as one of the best places to view the astrological world around [...]
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Glenn and Tehama counties as primary natural disaster areas due to losses to the 2011 olive crop caused by unseasonably warm weather followed by freezing temperatures that occurred from Nov. 23, 2010, through March 1, 2011.
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That's too fancy a title, but the line went through my head. I've never seen the film but I like the wording. It could be used for so many things.Normally by this time in summer I'd be hip-deep in blackberries, but the long rainy spring slowed their reipening down. Yesterday I saw a couple of ripe ones. Soon I h
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A Redding man was arrested today in connection with the theft of $100,000 worth of gold and silver coins, a 1-ounce platinum bar, cash, firearms and other items from a Shingletown residence.
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Oh, now that just sounds awful, doesn't it? Like Mom is trying to sneak green vegetables into an otherwise enjoyable food? But these don't pretend to be buttermilk pancakes. These make a great vegetable dish or a snack, and they're excellent hot, warm, or cold. I found the original recipe in Elena Zelayeta's "Se
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Big Wheels Restaurant no longer exists. It was located a few miles east of downtown Shingletown on the north side of the road at 32776 Highway 44. The big wheels steam tractor, on which this story is based, once stood in front of the restaurant.
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Shasta Public Libraries, Redding branch seeks volunteers to help with various duties.
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Agents from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team arrested three people and destroyed more than 80,000 marijuana plants at illegal grow sites across the county in a series of operations during the past 10 days.
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Internationally-renowned soul-bluesman Johnny Rawls is playing a two-night stand at Raymond's in Anderson this weekend, Friday and Saturday (July 1 and 2). He'll be backed up by locals Ron Adams on drums, Patrick Sullivan on bass and Derral Campbell on tenor sax...
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The Redding man charged in a home invasion robbery in which he allegedly bound a neighbor with electrical cords around her throat and legs after beating her is mulling over a plea bargain offer that would require him to serve a six-year prison sentence.
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Diving into the controversy over suction-dredge mining and its effects on the fish in Northern California's rivers, Gov. Jerry Brown used a line-item veto to stop the Legislature from de-funding the suction-dredge permit program, according to a list of line-item...
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The California G-O-P will be hosting a Town Hall style meeting Thursday night in Redding. The “California Speaks Out” Tour will feature several Politicians including State Senator Doug Lamalfa, Redding Mayor Missy McArthur, and Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko. It’s hosted by California Republican Part
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A Red Bluff man apparently does not want to tell Police who beat him up and inflicted a severe head injury. At about 2 O’clock Wednesday afternoon, Red Bluff Police were called to Saint Elizabeth Hospital because 22-year-old Christopher Scott was hanging around the Emergency Room entrance acting strangely. He had a
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Shasta County Law Enforcement got an early start on this weekend’s D-U-I Campaign by conducting a series of Probation Compliance Checks at the homes of drunk driving offenders. One condition of Probation is a ban on the possession of alcohol, even at home. Between 5 O’clock and 10 O’clock Wednesday nigh
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A 21-year-old Redding man turned himself in to police Wednesday. Joshua Camblin had a Felony Arrest Warrant charging him with 60 Counts of Vandalism. He was wanted in connection to a series of Tire slashings that occurred on June 1st in the Starview Estates Neighborhood. In early June, Officers interviewed 18 different V
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The Redding City Hall will be closed Friday as a cost saving measure. Friday marks the first of several furlough dates that will force the closure of City Hall over the next two years. Employees who work at City Hall and the Recreation Center on Parkview Avenue will be furloughed, saving the City about $900,000. The clos
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Food donations to the Good News Rescue Mission are down nearly 40 percent putting the Mission’s Emergency Food Giveaway at risk. Each Friday, the Mission hosts a food giveaway, where up to 250 needy families have lined up to receive emergency groceries. Due to a decline in donations, Mission Staff and Volunteers ha
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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: Adam Burns Band. Go to www.vivadowntownredding.org/about.html
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Artist Mike Karns creates visual and textural layering on large canvases. His paintings create environments with graphic and abstract undertones. The techniques he has developed revolve around sand, sawdust and trowels. Each dynamic piece has a different effect on each viewer. Karns will show his textural canvases in July f
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Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye June 30, 2011Administrative Office of the Courts455 Golden gate AvenueSan Francisco, Ca.94102-3660Dear Chief justice,I am writing to you as a concerned citizen that has witnessed many inequities in the family law syste
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My 13-year-old daughter loves Damburger, and lunching there last week, she hit on why it’s been a Redding-area landmark for even longer (73 years) than its famous namesake, Shasta Dam.
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As the new drive-through brewhouse in Cottonwood, Cowgirl Coffee is not just named and decorated to match the western feel of the historic downtown. It's actually owned and operated by a real cowgirl.
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Whether you prefer a tight-knit gathering or an extravaganza with tens of thousands of your friends and neighbors, there’s a Fourth of July celebration designed just for you.
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Buffy once lived approximately one mile south of Gover's Ranch on Gover Road in Anderson. She was given to Mrs. Yvonne Fillmore sometime in the 1980s who kept her in a field beside her home. Mrs. Fillmore was the grandmother...
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It is warmer, according to new NOAA weather data. Science Daily has the hot news: ScienceDaily (June 29, 2011) -- According to the 1981-2010 normals to be released by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) on July 1, temperatures across...
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From a rolled-up Record Searchlight dated Dec. 31, 1959, a high school classmate discovered last week in a cupboard of her late mother's home: Headline: "Union rolls are up from 5,000 to 10,000 members" "For organized labor in the northern...
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Take in a Redding Colt. 45s game at Tiger Field. Not a bad seat in the house (see this snap from last week). The .45s are playing the Auburn Mudcats this Friday and Saturday evening, starting at 7 p.m....
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AOC Employee Alleges “Waste and Abuse”Posted on June 15, 2010 by AOCWatcher16 Comments SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Millions of tax dollars are being wasted on court construction and maintenance projects, an employee of the administrative arm of California’s judicial branch claims i
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Police are investigating how a Red Bluff man ended up with life-threatening injuries after being severely beaten.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are bump, knuckle and transfix. Busy, busy, busy this week, so I tapped out a drabble, 100 words, no more, no less.GazeThe dress is tight, neon blue, expensive.The cane is medical surplus, gray alumin
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Beside the "Family Court Crisis" documentary that the "CPPA" Shasta County sponsored here last May, there are a couple of other documentaries on the same subject.The first link is to a documentary called "Small Justice: Little Justice in America's Family Courts".The second link is a trailer to a new film called
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After two days of cool and wet weather, the north state gets back into summer today. Look for highs around 90 degrees in Redding as the area starts to heat up in preparation of the holiday weekend. Temperatures will drop to the low 60s overnight, according to the National Weather Service. By Friday, the Redding area will be
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If you head west tonight or this weekend to see "Mary Jane: The Musical" – which I heartily recommend – be sure to dress warm. Not just for the coastal fog but also for the miasma of pot smoke that permeates Dell’Arte’s outdoor amphitheater in Blue Lake, near Arcata. That aroma may strike you as [...]
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Catalyst-Redding Young Professionals announces its July Indie Element event will be held outdoors at the Turtle Bay Exploration Park on Wednesday, July 6, from 7-10 p.m. Channel your inner child at this 21+ only event, featuring music and a special after-hours entrance into the Parrot Playhouse, Turtle Bay’s new lorikeet
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What: Fever & Third Seven in concert When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday (June 30); Friday (July 1), at 8 p.m. Where: The Bohemian Art Loft, 3304B Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002 Cost: $10 Thursday: Jazz/classical septet Fever in concert, featuring Dick Turner and his impertinent scorings. $10 per person, $5 students. Refreshment
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Former Gov. Gray Davis once pithily summed up the advice he gave to his successor, Arnold Schwarzenegger: A California governor needs "a strong economy and rain in the north."
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Hillary Rodham Clinton, addressing a gay-pride celebration at the State Department this week, was in spirits as festive as her robin's-egg blue pantsuit.
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Yesterday, we found one of our beloved pets limping, after he'd been missing for three weeks. At the vet, we were expecting a broken leg. We were not expecting a bullet. I won't describe the X-ray except to say that there was not enough of a hip or femur left to avoid amputation. Our cat will be fine and will get us
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Regarding the letter by Susan Araiza-Boys on June 26, "Abortion protest is simply obscene": My dear Susan, as a grandmother you do not want your granddaughter to see the horror of precious souls being destroyed. Should you hide that there have been over 50 million souls — now 150 per hour — not to mentio
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When Hayden Pitt grew tired of listening to the doubters about the Central Valley High School baseball program and how the Falcons couldn't three-peat as Northern Section champions, he made it his personal mission to prove them wrong.
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When Bob Anderson took over the Central Valley High School baseball program in 2001, he brought with him a history of winning to a struggling program.
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The East Redding Little League All-Stars advanced to the semifinals in the 12-year-old winners bracket with a 9-5 win over Corning on Wednesday at Caldwell Park.
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ANDERSON — Auto racing at Shasta Raceway Park sometimes can generate fireworks on the track.
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If you're golfing at Gold Hills Golf Course on Saturday and you see a balding, grey-bearded man sitting at a table on one of the par-3 tees, don't fret.
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In 1911: James Pearson, the young Harrison Gulch miner, who attempted suicide by drinking a 2-ounce vial of chloroform, was pronounced out of danger. The fact that the dose was exceedingly large is what saved him. Pearson, who was in love with a young lady of Harrison Gulch, left a pitiful note for her, stating that he love
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A long-simmering dispute over access to a graveyard has finally spilled over to the Shasta County Superior Court.
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The weather should be hot and campgrounds likely will be full this Fourth of July weekend in the north state.
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RED BLUFF — Those looking to get medical marijuana from a dispensary in Tehama County will have to look elsewhere.
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A California Highway Patrol patrol car was involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident late Tuesday night on Interstate 5 near Turntable Bay Road.
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Facing the possible shutdown of a program it helped create, the Youth Violence Prevention Council is taking over the Shasta Family YMCA's PlusOne Mentors program.
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A Santa Rosa man who has been in Shasta County jail for more than two years as he awaits trial in connection with operating an extensive Ponzi scheme was released from custody Wednesday after his family posted his $100,000 bail.
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Several dozen fishing rods and reels of various sizes and colors sat propped up against a faded blue pickup parked on Bill Howard's lawn in Cottonwood on Wednesday.
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A recent study at the University of Massachusetts published in the journal of Psychology of Religion and Spirituality reported that more people are praying for their health. Almost half of all Americans pray for their health. This is an increase from a previous survey in 2002 which found that 43 percent of all Americans sai
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Stop smoking in one visit? So Anderson hypnotherapist Marge Perry of Inspire Hypnosis told me when I spoke with her a few weeks back on my radio show about her smoking cessation program. I was surprised it could take just one visit to kick such an addictive habit.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A- and O- blood.
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If you have travel plans to go outside of the United States, you may need to have your immunizations updated. Protect yourself and family members by making an appointment at least three months in advance by meeting with a travel nurse.
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The Tire Depot has opened in Redding.
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If you buy a car or a can of soda Friday, feel free to enjoy the 1 percent discount thanks to the expiration of a temporary sales-tax surcharge Californians have paid since 2009. But if you live in Shingletown or...
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Today was a very beautiful day. The last of the stormy rainy weather left its imprints. The earth was soaked and the sweet odor of vegetation filled the morning air. After a few quick errands, the Frank and Connie tag team shambled back to the shack and to our respective projects. Frank is making some [...]
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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is honoring four City of Redding employees, two firefighters and two maintenance workers, for their rescue of a kitten found earlier this month stuck in a rusty pipe.
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Anderson truly does explode with music, food, auto racing and, finally, fireworks for Anderson Explodes, the annual community festival on July 3 at the Shasta District Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds gates open at 4 p.m. on Sunday, the 4-H and FFA start serving a barbecue dinner (that I never miss) around 5 p.m., and the Calif
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A 21-year-old Redding man wanted on suspicion of 60 counts of vandalism, including about 18 alleged tire-slashing victims in the Starview Estates area, turned himself in today, Redding Police Sgt. Mike Wood said. On June 1, Redding Police Officers responded to the Starview Estates area of Redding after receiving numerous co
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A Redding man wanted for allegedly slashing tires in the Starview Estates neighborhood earlier this month turned himself into police today.
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By my count, 22,500 Shasta County homeowners will owe the new $150 annual fire fee. Are you one of them? Check out Cal Fire's map of the State Responsibility Area within the county here. Other counties' maps are here. This...
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A California Highway Patrol Officer flipped his Cruiser onto its roof on Interstate Five Tuesday night. A few minutes before Midnight, Officer Ryan Nailor was on northbound I-5 north of Turntable Bay when he lost control on the wet asphalt. the Ford Crown Victoria Interceptor crossed over the fast lane and struck the roc
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An abandoned house was destroyed by fire in the City of Shasta Lake Tuesday night. Firefighters from Shasta Lake Fire Protection District had help from Cal-Fire and Mountain Gate as they responded at about 9:30 Tuesday night to the house in the 19-Hundred block of Parallel Street. When they arrived, the 12-Hundred square
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So claims a former assistant at the time of the musician's murder in 1980. Here's the story in the Toronto Sun. On the other hand former assistants of celebs have a record of saying tabloid-headline-grabbing things. In any event, Reagan...
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...in the early 1850s for making shingles and for the many shingle making camps in the area. It was first known as Shingle Camp and its first location was beside Shingle Creek. James King and Thomas Asbury were possibly the...
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It's just a game, but Pat Buchanan's take on the U.S.-Mexico soccer match last weekend -- in particular, the fans' reaction -- touches a nerve: According to Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times, when the U.S. team took the...
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The Bee explores the weeds in the budget bills passed yesterday and discovers strange things: AB 114 suspends district powers to issue layoffs between now and August and requires districts to ignore the possibility of mid-year cuts for revenue projection...
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A Platina man arrested in May after he was accused of fatally shooting a Redding man's dog in March pleaded no contest today in Shasta County Superior Court to cruelty to animals.
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First Redding Mayor Missy McArthur saw her own dog attacked by a neighbor's pit bull. Now comes news of another mayor -- Los Gatos' Joe Pirzynski -- intervening in a dog fight. From the Mercury-News in San Jose: The mayor...
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A 20-year-old man was injured this morning after the sedan he was riding in collided with another vehicle near Shasta View Drive and Viking Way in Redding this morning.
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If you are looking for a terrific deal on a place to live with great privacy, this is it. It’s located in the Quail Ridge Ranches neighborhood, off a paved road. Behind the gate, and out of sight, up the long gravel driveway, is t
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This is the least expensive home for sale in the Shasta MLS. When officials “Red Tag” a property, they are identifying it as uninhabitable in its current state. Thus, there are no utilities to
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The springlike weather hangs around for one more day in the north state. An unseasonably cool system will pass over the area today bringing showers and a few thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. Most of the moisture is expected to fall before 11 a.m.
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Once upon a time there was a summer theater program at a quaint community college. This theater had the biggest, best equipped stage in the kingdom. The directors had great plans to produce a magical summer musical and bring happiness to the community and revenue to the college. Many new students were drawn to this [...]
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Trees and their place in mythology are a subject dear to my youthful heart. The summer heat has many people fleeing to higher ground on the weekends where conifers (cone-bearing trees) grow and I thought it would be nice to share with you some of the roles they have played in ancient cultures. An ancient [...]
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The Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest weekends and days of the year at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Most popular park areas will fill up quickly with park visitors and parking will be limited. The Brandy Creek Beach is a very popular area. The beach will have lifeguards on duty from 10 [...]
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A California Highway Patrol patrol car was involved in a single-vehicle rollover accident late Tuesday night on Interstate 5 near Turntable Bay Road, according to dispatch reports.
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As federal court rulings forced the replacement of the Red Bluff Diversion Dam with a screened pump that will be friendlier to the Sacramento River's salmon, steelhead and sturgeon, the loss of Lake Red Bluff was a bitter blow to the Tehama County city.
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The Fourth of July may be just a holiday for fireworks to some people. But it was a momentous day for the history of this country and the history of the world.
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Heather Waldrop, Redding
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I'm looking for cool drinks to serve at a Fourth of July party. Any ideas?  Turn summer drinks into firecrackers by coating the glass rims with Pop Rocks. Just dampen with lemon juice, then dip the rims in the candies on a plate...
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Cost of "securing" the border: $90 billion over 10 years.
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In the recent cartoon of President Obama in the phone booth, the cartoonist forgot to draw in all of the GOP holding the door shut.
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We totaled the truck on Highway 299 on the first breath of summer the morning of June 21. There are several to thank.
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Republicans are doing their best to make government "the problem."
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Cheridan Hawkins wasn't happy about landing on the All-Record Searchlight second-team squad last year.
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The 2011 prep softball season saw several records rewritten, both on the single-season level as well as career.
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The eastern Shasta County community of McArthur will more than double in size this weekend as former Bulldogs from all over the U.S. are expected to return to Fall River High School for its 100-year anniversary.
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A 60-year-old Arizona man suffered major injuries Tuesday after wrecking his motorcycle on Highway 299 in Trinity County, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
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Bank of Commerce Mortgage, a subsidiary of Redding-based Bank of Commerce Holdings, has opened a new branch in Visalia. The branch is being managed by Sandy Wheeler, a 28-year veteran in the industry.
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Firefighters are responding tonight to a reported structure fire in Shasta Lake.
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The thought of turning on the stove, and keeping it blazing for an hour or more, is almost too much to bear in hot weather. And stirring a pot of roiling anything? No, thanks.
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Do you remember long ago when the world was new? When every morning was a beginning, and every evening was a promise of the mysteries and miracles waiting to unfold?
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A hotel proposed for north Redding will go forward with a large billboard in the background.
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I don't think I've ever heard Kennedy's famous "Ask not ... " inaugural speech described quite the way David Brooks does in today's column: In 1961, John F. Kennedy gave an Inaugural Address that did enormous damage to the country....
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What an amazing wedding we had a few weeks ago with Nick and Ourhay. They were married in Orangevale and had their reception at the Double Tree Inn in Sacramento. Perfectly beautiful in every way, except for the pouring rain, but we worked around it :). We will be posting their pics soon so keep your eyes out! Congrats guys
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Polly Pockets are insane toys. For those of you who don't have girls or who never had sisters, let me give you a crash course. Polly Pockets are like miniature Barbie Dolls. They come with their own little cars and houses and clothes. Except, because they're only 3 inches tall, their clothes -- all made of this
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As federal court rulings forced the replacement of the Red Bluff Diversion Dam with a screened pump that will be friendlier to the Sacramento River's salmon, steelhead and sturgeon, the loss of Lake Red Bluff was a bitter blow to the Tehama County city.
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The Fourth of July may be just a holiday for fireworks to some people. But it was a momentous day for the history of this country and the history of the world.
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Joyce Dolan, Redding
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Heather Waldrop, Redding
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Genell and Greg Fitch, Kneeland
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A balanced budget expected to be adopted by state legislators tonight will delay the opening of the long-awaited veterans home in Redding.
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Alex Landi, Mount Shasta
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Joan Manning, Shasta Lake
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Come spring, that could be the case for parents of children in school. The Bee reports the details of what cuts will supposedly be automatically triggered (I'll believe it when I see it, but that's what the legislation's supposed to...
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Redding residents are reminded that City Hall will be closed to the public every other Friday, beginning this Friday (July 1). Employees who work at City Hall and the Recreation Center on Parkview Avenue will be furloughed, saving the City approximately $900,000. The closures will affect all departments within City Hall, in
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The Shasta County Grand Jury says there are indeed inmates with violent criminal pasts being placed at a local fire camp.
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This guy has some mad skills check it out!
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — A 15.2-pound German brown trout was caught by Scott Brice of Orange County somewhere between the Steel Bridge and Indian Creek, probably on nightcrawlers, since he had bought some earlier that day. Other browns from 1
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Here are a couple of insane tornado videos I stumbled upon. In of the videos you can actually see the house leave the ground and get sucked into the tornado. Video #1: Video #2:
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The West Redding Little League 9-10 All-Stars topped Shasta Dam 9-7 in Yreka on Monday.
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OK, we can all agree that Facebook is a major time suck, yes? Yes. That doesn't mean that we aren't on there, but it's still a time suck.I've learned how to get around Mafia Wars, Farmville, and Poker - all those games about which I do not care one teeny bit (I know many of you do, but I've X'd them off m
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A Redding man involved in a fight with his roommate apparently shot himself as Police arrived. Just after Midnight Tuesday morning, Officers were called to Reservoir Avenue on a report of a man with a gun. An unidentified 57-year-old man was in an argument with 54-year-old Debbie Lestenkof-Vankures. He apparently had bee
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A 60-year-old Arizona man suffered major injuries this afternoon after wrecking his motorcycle on Highway 299 in Trinity County, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
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Three Palo Cedro residents escaped injury in a crash in Trinity County. 41-year-old Robin Timmons was driving a 2006 Hyundai with 11-year-old Paige Timmons and 5-year-old Houston Timmons as passengers. Just before Nine O’clock Monday morning, they were westbound on Highway 299 west of Little Browns Creek Road when
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A man drove a stolen truck to a Court Date, then was later chased by Officers, according to Redding Police. 32-year-old Noel Holloway of Anderson reportedly broke into a storage building on Eastside Road at 11 O’clock Monday morning and stole a Dodge Ram 3500 Quad Cab One-Ton Dually Pickup Truck, which he drove to
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An alleged flasher was taken into custody by Redding Police Monday afternoon. Shortly after 4 O’clock, Officers were called to the Diestelhorst Bridge. 43-year-old Teresa Byrd reported that she was at a RABA Bus Stop when a man approached wearing only boxer shorts. She says he dropped his shorts and exposed his but
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An alleged thief was caught Monday in the Mercy Medical Center parking lot with 32 car keys. 25-year-old John Beard was taken into custody on three Felony Warrants and Four Misdemeanor Warrants. He was searched upon his arrest, at which time the keys were found. Beard also reportedly had a lock pick, a police scanner, a
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Fire scorched 35 acres in Anderson Monday afternoon. The fire, which was apparently caused by a vehicle’s hot exhaust pipe in the dry weeds, broke out at about 4:45 off of Industry Road near the Wheelabrator Plant. A full Wildland Response was sent by Cal-Fire, including an Air Tanker. Significant help was provided
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A pair of wrecks this afternoon blocked traffic on Interstate 5 north the Redding.
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A woman received minor injuries after her vehicle collided with a flatbed truck that crossed the center line on Highway 299 West near Buckhorn Summit this afternoon.
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Today is the wettest June 28th on record in Redding, preliminary rainfall figures show.
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Most everyone remembers the wooden big wheels standing in front of the Big Wheels Restaurant that no longer exists in Shingletown. Before the wooden big wheels, a huge 18-ton steam tractor graced the front yard of the restaurant (see photo)....
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Here is a great Senior from West Valley High. We did a bunch of photos with his bike and truck, cool car and his Letterman's Jacket. What things are special to you?? Call us today to talk about options! 530.223.5456
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I for one would love to see the Cheese Steak SHop open up an establishment here in Redding, Ca but I am not entirely sure it would do well here. What do you Reddingites think? Should the Cheese Steak Shop open a shop here in Redding, Ca?
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A 54-year-old Arizona man was killed Monday in Trinity County when his Harley Davidson three-wheel motorcycle skidded off Highway 36 and hit a tree.
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A woman was injured this morning when her minivan overturned on northbound Interstate 5 in Anderson near the Shasta Outlets, according to dispatch reports.
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He’s always got your back! He’s one bad Boston.
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Wow this has to be a little humiliating. This is why people need to know their limits when it comes to drinking.
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This July, master ceramic potter and college instructor Paul Rideout (Palul) will lead a two-week pottery class introducing students to the use of clay and its history. Beginner to experienced students will be shown methods of creating hand-built art and/or functional pieces with clay. Classes meet from 8:30-11:30 a.m., fo
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I am willing to bet there was alcohol involved. That is the only way these idiot could think testing a taser would be a grand idea.
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More footage from the Japanese Tsunami.
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Half off on this standard issue big fine house on 17 acres in the hills. According to the listing, it
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The calendar says summer but the weather today will be very much springlike. A low pressure system will move through the northern Sacramento Valley bringing up to a half inch of rain in some areas and cool temperatures. National Weather Service forecasters expect snow levels around 8,500 to 9,000 feet by later tonight and W
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America is connected by coffee shops. Yeah, you get to them via freeways and highways, but that’s just a means to an end. They’re everywhere and we use them as markers – “Can you hold it until we get to the Raccoon Spit exit? There’s probably a coffee shop there.” In lonely-night-driving songs, illicit rendezvou
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The City of Redding may soon become the proud gathering place of the largest veterans military museum on the entire West Coast. Artifacts dating from the Revolutionary War and all of our U.S. wars up to the present will be on display at the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center about a block from [...]
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Nor-Cal Think Pink is looking for photos for its 2011-2012 calendar. The group welcomes all entries of pink-themed photos. Winners will be selected by Nor-Cal Think Pink Board Members to be in included in the calendar, which will be distributed to 40,000 women in the North State on Think Pink Day, 2011, as part of [...]
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A Redding man suspected of burglarizing cars was arrested Monday after police found 32 car keys in his pocket.
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For a decade if not longer, everyone who's cared to look has agreed that Shasta County's antiquated animal shelter on Radio Lane needs replacement.
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If there's one thing that quickly became clear in the wake of state Controller John Chiang's decision to withhold the pay of California legislators because of their failure to produce a balanced budget by June 15, it was the shallow feeling those officials really hold for values they consistently proclaim while runn
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The Churn Creek Bottomers need a better hook. "Prime agricultural land" is not going to sway the politicians. When it comes to urban sprawl and politics, agriculture always loses. Also remember there needs to be a willing "land seller" as well as "land developer."
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I am writing to you in regard to Craigslist. It is a valuable tool and has helped me both sell and buy things. Unfortunately, I believe that some folks use this as a tool to lure prey out for robbery or even worse things.
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A 44-year-old Redding man was arrested Monday after exposing himself in public, police said.
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An Anderson man who went to Shasta County Superior Court on Monday for an appearance on a stolen vehicle charge was arrested later in the day for driving a stolen pickup, police said.
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Booking fees at the Shasta County jail may cost the Redding and Anderson police departments four times what they're currently paying if Shasta County supervisors OK a fee increase at today's meeting.
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RED BLUFF - A Red Bluff man was arrested Monday on suspicion of possession of stolen property, burglary and other charges after he was found with the keys to a car that was reported stolen out of Greenville, police said.
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A Red Bluff man who went to the Red Bluff Police Department Monday to have a ticket signed off by officers bolted after it was discovered he had a warrant out for his arrest, police said.
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These desperados booked into the Shasta Jail in the late 19th Century look positively dapper compared to some of the tattooed shirtless "shags" (shaved head and goatee) whose mugs appear on the Shasta County Jail web site these days....
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A proposed subdivision that has sparked concerns among southeast Redding neighbors is poised for Planning Commission approval today.
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1 to 2 inches of rain may hit Redding today
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Seminar tries to prevent heat illness
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Denny's '91-'92 baseball sets are no grand slams.
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A 27-year-old Redding man is charged with drugging a woman's fruit smoothie so he could try to sexually assault her.
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Economic division unites under on roof
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Ex-Mountain Gate chief pleads no contest
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For the fifth time in the last two years it appears thieves have stolen from north state veterans groups, said a volunteer at the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center in Redding.
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This year's Shasta County Grand Jury found that guards at the Shasta County jail were putting inmates out in the cold, questioned whether the Anderson Police Department had enough training to properly screen recruits and alleged that a problem-prone community service district had showed favoritism in hiring a manager.
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RED BLUFF - A 19-year-old Washington man was arrested this afternoon following a chase that saw him hit a patrol car twice to avoid capture and also hitting another vehicle after blowing through a stop sign, police said.
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Color me genuinely confused by the U.S. Supreme Court's decision today striking down a key provision of Arizona's public-financing scheme for state elections. The heart of the law is that public financing is voluntary and subjects the candidate to a...
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The former manager of the Mountain Gate Community Services District accused of voter and registration fraud will no longer go to trial after changing his plea to no contest today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A 27-year-old Redding man is charged with drugging a woman’s fruit smoothie so he could to try to sexually assault her.
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A 40-acre grass fire this evening caused fire crews to close a road in Anderson. But the blaze was contained around 6 p.m.
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We have been working hard to update our studio these past few weeks. New floors, paints, and backgrounds. Our new sign is on it’s way so we updated our blog to match and will soon be updating our main site as well. Hope you like it
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A large office building on Hemsted Drive in Redding was evacuated Monday morning after someone smelled smoke. At around 9:30, smoke began creeping into the Interwest Insurance Offices from an unknown source. Redding Fire Department arrived and evacuated everybody from 310 Hemsted Drive as they investigated. It turned out
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Redding Police are seeking suspects from a large fight in West Redding Sunday afternoon. 33-year-old Mandi Parker told Officers that a group of eight Asian males came to her apartment at 2825 West Street. She says they opened the unlocked front door to confront her, saying her children had been throwing rocks at their ch
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A 74-year-old man was injured after losing control of his vehicle on Interstate Five in Southern Siskiyou County Sunday night. Alan Raven of Fairfax was driving a Ford Escape, with 67-year-old Christina Raven and 9-year-old Faith Harvey as passengers. They were southbound just south of Gibson Road at around 10PM when Rav
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A man from San Pablo was severely injured in a Boating Accident on Shasta Lake over the weekend. Saturday afternoon at around 3 O’clock, 30-year-old Daniel Artiga was getting onto an Innertube that was tied to the back of a boat at the end of the Sugarloaf Inlet on the Sacramento River Arm of the Lake. The tube was
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A Corning man has been sentenced for fighting with Police. Miguel Angel Hernandez has a lengthy list of prior Convictions in Tehama County, mostly Traffic Violations but also Drugs, dating back to 2001. In late February, Officers located Hernandez and attempted to take him into custody on a Federal Warrant. He did not co
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A North Redding woman was rescued from suicide by her children Saturday Evening. At around 7PM, Police were called to a home on Balsawood Drive. A 16-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy believed their mother was trying to kill herself by turning on the gas from the kitchen stove and oven. The children repeatedly tried to g
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Keswick Thelma and South Park -Click to enlargeNo really, there is a town named South Park around here. Here’s a map. We’ve mentioned this here before. Based on real estate maps, somebody
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Q. Do you think that God favors the United States? About eight hundred years ago, the great Sufi poet Hafiz wrote: “Dear ones, beware of the tiny gods frightened men create to bring an anesthetic relief to their sad days.” Assuming that a deity “favors” one country over another is a man-made concept to justify man
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The Shasta County animal shelter's fans are working to spread the word about an online petition seeking signatures asking the Board of Supervisors not to close the shelter. To my surprise, at last check it already has 240 signatures. But...
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It comes from Joe Matthews: You know the last time a majority of Californians told pollsters they were satisfied with the job the legislature was doing? The month BEFORE voters approved term limits in 1990....
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The Shasta County Grand Jury report looks into Shasta County jail, Anderson Police Department, Sugar Pine Conservation Camp, other local agencies.
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Keswick was established in 1896 at the beginning of the great copper mining boom of Shasta County. It is named for Lord William Keswick of London, president of the Mountain Copper Company, owner of the Iron Mountain Mine. Shasta County's...
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As of July 1, 2011, all existing single-family dwelling units must have installed a carbon monoxide detector.  This bill deals with existing housing. (New construction standards are set by state agencies.) It covers every "dwelling unit intended for human occupancy" which means single-family housing, fac
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A Redding transient arrested Sunday on suspicion of possessing drugs and stolen property is the suspect in 10 car burglaries, police said today.
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This Pervious concrete is, basically, just concrete that allows water to flow through it. This has some benefits and detriments for urban environments, as explained on NPR’s Science Friday. Frankly, though, it’s kind of pleasant to just sit back and watch this patch of pervious concrete absorb 1500 gallons in fi
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Is it just me or does this city have some of the strangest weather? I am not sure what I should even wear this week. I might wear a snuggie with shorts one sandal and one shoe. That should just about cover it. Do you enjoy the Redding heat every summer?
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A preexisting medical condition caused a Fairfax man to crash the sports utility vehicle he was driving Sunday on Interstate 5 north of Redding, leaving him with critical injuries.
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A lot of people, including Yours Truly, complain about the tone and tenor of online comments. Well, finally, someone's doing something about it. In recent days I've received dozens of comments (on random older blogs I've posted) that were mindlessly...
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Another 2 on 1. This REO home has a small detached guest home, in addition to the quite lar
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Retired and working out of the "Assigned Judges Program", which are only supposed to be 30 to 90 day assignments; Judge halpin has sat on our bench for 14 years.Because he is a "temporary" and retired judge the "Council on Judicial Performance" has no jurisdiction over him, so he is free to run amok and he does in Dep
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After twenty days of dry weather, rain could fall on Redding tonight and will likely pour Tuesday. Today should be sunny and warm, with a high near 93 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Clouds should start moving into the north state tonight, bringing a 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. The rain
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I was recently in the downtown of a major American city on a major American holiday the day after the city’s biggest annual event. Thousands of people were walking around downtown on a warm, breezy day. And nearly every attraction for visitors was closed. The city was Indianapolis, the holiday was Memorial Day and the [..
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What: Mossbrae Music Festival When: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 4 p.m. Where: Dunsmuir City Park Botanical Gardens (directions) Cost: $30 through July 20, $40 thereafter Mark your calendars. The Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with AV Productions will present an exceptional musical lineup this summer for The Sixth
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For close to a century, visitors from around the world have participated in the rich tradition of attending ranger-led programs. Millions of visitors, whether seeking a greater awareness of nature, learning about our cultural history, or just looking for fun and exciting outdoor activities, have deepened their appreciation
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According to the National High School Center, a research group, the United States has 18,435 high schools. That means hitting 163 on a credible list of "best high schools," as Redding's University Preparatory School did in recent Newsweek rankings, puts it in the top 1 percent with room to spare in case the kids
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The June 13 "Speak Your Piece" "Water quality suffers as Congress dithers" ignores the facts on the ground and in the water to make several alarming claims of governmental malfeasance and corporate indifference. Fortunately, the dire picture painted by the authors does not exist. In fact, to make their point
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Bob Williams (column, last Monday) was spot on when he pointed out the GOP's dilemma of whether to help improve the economy, or make it worse, then blame it on the president to help their election prospects.
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George Washington was a terrorist! Indeed, so were Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, John Adams and all the signatories to the Declaration of Independence.
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This little place is great. Awesome service and epic sandwhiches. I drive from Redding to Chico just to eat here. If you are ever in Chico, Ca check this place out.What do you think of the Cheese Steak Shop in Chico, Ca?
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CRIME/INCIDENT: Boating Accident with injury LOCATION: End of Sugarloaf Inlet, Sacramento arm, Lake Shasta VICTIM: Daniel Artiga, 30 years old, of San Pablo, CA. DRIVER: John Thomas Larricq, 31 years old, of Burlingame, CA. SYNOPSIS: On Saturday, 06-25-11, at 1500 hours, John Thomas Larricq was operating a ski boat in the S
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A Redding man suffered cuts and bruises to his face and elbows after police said he was attacked by eight men at an apartment on West Street this evening.
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What: Annual Kick-off Breakfast for the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" Walk When: 7:30 a.m. Tuesday (June 28) Where: The Atrium (south end the Downtown Promenade), Redding Whether you've joined us before or this is your first time, every step you'll take at Making Strides Against Breast Can
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The Redding Swim Team has enjoyed a good run of strong boys swimmers in recent years.
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Most of the swimming pools for miles around the north state are of the 25-yard variety.
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Man recovering after boat accident
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Weather Discussion: We will ride a weather roller coaster this week. Monday (June 27) will start off sunny with afternoon temperatures once again in the lower 90s. A low pressure area will be dropping south from the Gulf of Alaska and will be nearing the coast Monday afternoon. Clouds will begin to increase late Monday [...
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An odd year so far, weather-wise. It seemed like the rain would never stop, and then when it did it was suddenly the first day of summer and it got hot fast. Not horribly searingly broiling like it can, but still: really pretty hot.A guy Gary knows who has been working on bridge constuction on a freeway said fiv
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Saying they feel ignored by Shasta County, residents of Fall River Mills are forming a group to advise county supervisors on the rural community's needs.
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Ten employees at three Redding bars were cited Friday night in a sting operation for allegedly violating security guard license requirements.
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Ten employees at three Redding bars were cited Friday night in a sting operation for allegedly violating security-guard license requirements.
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A man may have suffered a minor stab wound to his arm this afternoon after getting into a fight with his wife at a Mountain Gate mobile home park.
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Who spent his Saturday working for the Yankee Dollar.
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A 30-year-old San Pablo man was in fair condition at a Redding hospital today after his leg was badly cut by a boat’s propeller on the Sacramento River arm of Lake Shasta.
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Woke up today to a disconcerting message in my inbox from my daughter and colleague, Erin. Something cryptic and sexual, blah blah, with a link. Uh oh. Probably, you’ve seen these types of messages. Somebody has you in their list of email contacts, and you get an unexpected and inappropriate email &#
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2 homes on 1 parcel is always an attractive proposition. Still, it seems hard to believe that this might command a half million dollars, even in the bubble days. But it did. And here we are. This 1984 built home is a 4/2 of about 2,643 sqft
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Bella Vista is a Spanish name meaning beautiful view. The original town was located at the end of what is now Myer Road on what was the Gipson Ranch. Shasta Lumber Company purchased the ranch in 1887, built a large...
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Sunday is going to be warm in Redding, but forecasters expect it to cool off and possibly get damp by mid week. The National Weather Service says today will be sunny with a high near 94 degrees. It should cool down to 64 degrees by tonight. Expect nearly identical conditions on Monday. Forecasters say it should get cloud
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Here are a couple of links to an activist blogger that has picked up the story about our assigned Judge "Teflon" Jack Halpin and others.This person has done some research and come up with some scary facts about our corrupt California  court system as a whole but Shasta County is apparently, right n
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Like a rash, the urge to micromanage things can be useful: It tells you something else is wrong.
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Just when you thought the Redding School District's reputation for mismanagement couldn't grow any worse, it surprises everyone in town and tops itself.
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The rush and roar of snowmelt, cascading over rocks and winter debris, rising with chilling shock to swiftly catch the unwary. June seems an odd time of year for our surrounding hills to release their hold of winter. Recent weather patterns contributed to the sight and with it went a skeletal reminder portraying how the lan
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Recently I found out that the City Council is considering closing the Redding Convention Center, or leasing its operation to Bethel Church. I went to the last council meeting on Wednesday — I couldn't stay for the vote — and was appalled at the way the city jumped at the church's offer. I spoke myself, b
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If you have a little time to do a little reading, I've just finished a little book that will tickle your sense of humor. Thank goodness a friend loaned me his signed copy. But if you don't have a friend willing to share, you can trust me when I say it is worth the price of purchase. After only 259 pages, you will be sorry w
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It's finally that time of year again when we need to water our lawn. We were grateful for the long, wet spring this year that kept our watering needs to a minimum. It also kept our great "how much to water the lawn" debate at bay. But with summer finally here, it's time for Travis and me to settle into our perspective corne
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Disney's annual ImagiNations competition came to an end with a Redding native taking home the third-place prize for an original model of an attraction following in the footsteps of the company's fantastical themes.
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Kyla Woolf and Aaron Halter, both of Chicago, are engaged to be married July 30, 2011, at the Red Lion Hotel in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Andy Walker and Kellee Cropley-Walker of Redding; and David Woolf of Sacramento. She is a 2008 graduate of Shasta College and a 2010 graduate of Sacramento City College
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Ron and Colleen Thoensen of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 18, 2011. A family reunion in Cancun, Mexico, is planned in November. The Thoensens were married June 18, 1961, in Santa Monica. In 1974 they decided to move to Redding to raise their three children: Collette (Hofer), of Durham; Ronald, Jr.
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Jackie Kinney and Mathew Kiser, both of Lacy, Wash., are engaged to be married July 2, 2011, at Mike and Diane Nilson's home in Lyle, Wash. The bride-elect is the daughter of Cathy and Terry Kinney of Redding. She is in the U.S. Army and just completed a one-year tour in Iraq. Her fiance is the son of Michael and Diane Ni
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Lisa Buwalda and Michael Tullis, both of Redding, were married June 12, 2011, at the Shasta Senior Citizens Hall in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the hall. Robert Wallenberg officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mike Buwalda of Mount Shasta; and June Johnson of Redding. She graduated from Foothil
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Whitney Peters of Redding and Joseph Hinton of Anderson are engaged to be married July 23, 2011, at the Elks Lodge in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Connie Peters of Redding and Pete Peters of Palo Cedro. She is a Starbucks employee in Chico and is attending Butte College in the respiratory therapy program. H
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Jade Skow and Matthew Mitchell, both of Cottonwood, were married May 28, 2011, at the Lake California Clubhouse in Cottonwood. The Rev. Layne Russell officiated. The bride is the daughter of Tina Bilan Skow of Anderson; and Craig Skow of Gilroy. She graduated from Chico State University with a bachelor of science degree i
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Living in an area perfectly suited to outdoors recreation, I sometimes forget there are other places to camp, fish and hike besides the West Coast.
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Walt and Lorraine Norton of Cottonwood celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 22, 2011, at the home of their son with a pool party. They were married on June 22, 1946, in Reno, Nev. They raised their children in Red Bluff, where they operated a peach ranch until moving to Cottonwood in 1963. There they had an e
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On Wednesday, Thomas Sowell's column repeated the same old mantra about Social Security. He says "the money is not there anymore." This is a prime example of repeating a lie often enough that it becomes the truth.
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It has come to our attention that a large scale commercial development is being proposed in the area of Interstate 5 and Knighton Road. It is said to take in nearly 100 acres of prime agricultural land.
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I held off as long as I could before writing this knowing that my opinion was not going to have much of an impact on the movers and shakers who insist on pushing their agendas, for their own financial gain, on an unsuspecting city of Redding and Shasta County. But, now, I can wait no longer.
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Why in the world would the Citizens Redistricting Commission remove the ranching community of Scott Valley to the coastal district? This is a travesty of representation.
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Quick quiz: What two things does John Chiang have in common with Alan Cranston, Houston Flournoy, Gray Davis and Steve Westly?
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Jenn Cox has suffered from major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder for 25 years.
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The Redding Rattlers did a Humboldt sweep at the Bobby Goss American Legion tournament in Eureka on Saturday.
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RED BLUFF — Hundreds of people lined the west bank of the Sacramento River at Red Bluff City Park on Saturday to witness wakeboarding, barefoot water skiing, kite boarding and helicopter stunts.
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COTTONWOOD — Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh had a message Saturday after spending nearly 24 hours sitting on the roof of the Cottonwood Community Center for a fundraiser.
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Divorce remains one of the leading causes of bankruptcy in America today. I suspect the rate of divorce has declined somewhat due to the current economic conditions in that job losses and declining home values have made it even more difficult to end a marriage. The economy could also contribute to the frustration and diffic
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I'm sure state park employees are one big family.
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The Shasta Recreation Co. is reducing campsite fees by half at four Shasta Trinity National Forest campgrounds starting in August through the end of the camping season.
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So a couple of weeks ago, I'm in for my annual physical and my physician, who shall remain nameless, has several ideas for columns that I can write.
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What three local businesses in town would you miss if they closed their doors? The little boutique downtown, where the owner always gave you special deals? Or the auto shop that let you make payments for your car that's seen better days? Maybe it's that mom and pop cafe that has those delicious pies you love.
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Products / services offered: Buy sell and trade all children's merchandise.
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One afternoon I got a call from an old friend who was passing through town. We'd been in touch by phone and email but it'd been more than a year since we'd seen each other. Delighted by her unexpected arrival, I invited her over for an afternoon walk and a chat over tea on the back patio.
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The legal arguments in a lawsuit filed by a former mayor of Dunsmuiragainst the city and four council members are insufficient, a Siskiyou County Superior Court judge said last week.
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In 1911: The Southern Pacific depot at Keswick was broken into by unknown thieves who pried up a window. They were amateurs. They made no attempt to open the safe, but ransacked the money drawer and the post office department. All they got was 50 cents in pennies and two cigars left on the table.
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Ahhh, summer. As the sun rises, you spring from bed to make the kids a healthy breakfast before setting up the day's roster of educational games and activities.
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Contact Secret Witness of Shasta County: 243-2319 (anonymous)
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Q: What is the definition of a boat or vessel? I ask because I am altering an old waterski kneeboard into a specialized abalone diving rig with a small anchor so I can accurately place my board closer to abalone. It's a smaller version of a surfboard. It has no sails, rudders, oars or motor but does have an anchor. The
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Shasta County may be one step closer to having a toll-free number residents can call for referrals to all kinds of community resources after supervisors consider the 211 system at Tuesday's board meeting.
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The past couple of years, the local swim teams have been on the rise.
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Although a county-run mental hospital still isn't an option, a private facility may be in the works for Shasta County.
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Redding firefighters quickly contained a small fire early Saturday at an unoccupied town house off Hilltop Drive.
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Don't have a fishing license but have an urge to fish? Then Saturday is your day to grab your fishing pole, bait and head out to the nearest fishing spot.
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For this week, anyway:...
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That would be the need to take junkets to European capitals and other exotic locales during recess from all the heavy lifting of governing. Excerpt from Al Kamen's wonderful "In the Loop" column in the WashPost: Hurry! Hurry! Time is...
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Dr. Gilliland was a physician and surgeon who arrived in Cottonwood in 1895. Soon after arriving, he purchased the Hatch residence located at the southeast corner of Main and High Streets. In addition to living in the house, he practiced...
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“For all our grumbling about wasteful and purposeless government spending, I look at this project and think to myself: ‘Now this is money well spent,’” said Emily Alma, co-owner since 1987 of Riparia, an organic 12-acre farm in southwest Chico. She was referring to her farms’ partnering with the Natural Resource C
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That's how an expert review of the Klamath Dam removal describes the project, if I can paraphrase this L.A. Times report. A $1.4-billion project to remove four hydroelectric dams and restore habitat to return Chinook salmon to the upper reaches...
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The garden is growing so swiftly. After the late season rainy days all this sun is call forth the green. I snapped a few shots of the planter boxes and their veggie swag. I’m doing the lazy version of a morning watering. I’ve placed the sprayer onto a couple of pieces of bamboo. At that [...]
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More like how few. Recent headlines about how the impending lowering of Conforming Loan limits will have an impact on the already bruised California housing market may be sensational, but will have little impact locally. Here’s an example.
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Expect a slightly cooler day today leading into a possibility of showers and thunderstorms by Monday night.
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Blossom Park
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As promised, some snaps of the garden described in today's Record Searchlight column....
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Redding firefighters quickly contained a small fire early this morning at an unoccupied town house off Hilltop Drive.
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The Redding Colt .45s opened up their three-game road series with a 10-7 win over the Humboldt Crabs in Arcata on Friday.
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At a local youth soccer camp in Redding this week, one of the young campers asked the usual question of who was leading the latest game.
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As they already may be saying in Sacramento, it is Jimmer Time.
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An election isn't much to ask.
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The imminent summer spike in my water bill puts me in mind of a recent chat with Guenn Johnsen-Gentry, a west Redding neighbor, who proudly showed me some of the diverse bounty from the garden she and husband, Shasta College art instructor David Gentry, cultivate around their attractive Walnut Avenue home.
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If Gov. Jerry Brown is forced to make an all-cuts budget, I hope he does that solely to Republican-occupied districts.
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In his Sunday column, "Didn't See That One Coming," Monty Hight quoted two sections of the California Vehicle Code.
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Have you noticed the painted red circles around the potholes in our county roads?
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Moldering mountains of yard waste sat at Redding's transfer station, wafting methane and a rich aroma of decay into the atmosphere.
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The Shasta County Animal Shelter might begin sending animals to other agencies in an effort to cut costs and simplify services.
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Trial for a Redding woman accused of fatally stomping her neighbor's dog was postponed to Sept. 7 Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A Redding man who potentially faced life in prison after being charged with molesting his stepdaughter said Friday his nightmare has ended.
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In 1911: A grand ball was to be given at the Tower House on the open platform. Good music and everybody was invited. Dancing, including supper, was to cost $1.50.
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An 18-year-old Redding man who died in a head-on collision with a pickup on Buenaventura Boulevard late last month had a blood alcohol content of five times the state's legal limit for adults.
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Molly, the pit bull that killed Redding Mayor Missy McArthur's toy fox terrier, and Bailey, another dog from the same household, have been sentenced to death.
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The Redding man charged in a home invasion robbery in which he allegedly bound a neighbor with electrical cords around her throat and legs after beating her was looking for $20,000 he believed she had stashed inside her trailer closet, said a Redding police report.
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Honorary Cottonwood Mayor Mary O'Keeffe and Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh celebrate the start of their 24 hours on the roof of the Cottonwood Community Center on Friday.
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What: Guitar Master Class When: Saturday, July 9 at 3:30 p.m. Where: The Traveling Bohemians Gallery, 3304 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA 96002 Cost: $10 Somewhere in the greater Nashville area resides the veteran master of the acoustic guitar and banjo known locally (on this planet) as Tom Smith. Yeah. everybody around here pl
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The Internal Revenue Service will increase the optional standard mileage rates on July 1.
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Should the Shasta County Regional Transportation Planning Agency, now housed and staffed by county employees but technically independent, be spun off on its own? A staff report on the subject warns of potential conflicts, as the RTPA's executive director can...
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Jefferson Public Radio's listeners in Redding might have noticed outages the past few days. The station explains: Earlier this week, two transmission sites were malfunctioning in JPR's northern California listening area. Bradley Mountain, outside Dunsmuir, had some external wiring compromised...
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An election isn't much to ask.
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The imminent summer spike in my water bill puts me in mind of a recent chat with Guenn Johnsen-Gentry, a west Redding neighbor, who proudly showed me some of the diverse bounty from the garden she and husband, Shasta College art instructor David Gentry, cultivate around their attractive Walnut Avenue home.
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Roy Hutchings, Oak Run
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In his Sunday column, "Didn't See That One Coming," Monty Hight quoted two sections of the California Vehicle Code.1. Vehicle Code Section 212.11. This code is on blocking or parking on a bike way.
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Dirt is the foundation for a healthy planet. Research soil scientist Robert Powers explains why soil matters.
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A new brodiaea species in Redding is named after the late Gary Matson, who first spotted it in 1993.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers strategies for a grungy plastic shower curtain.
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Can you recommend hardy shrubs and trees that can be grown successfully in Redding?
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"icantomatoes" is our winner. Congratulations! This historic house is located at the corner of Main and High Street in downtown Cottonwood. A big thank you goes to RIver City Java who provides all our winners with a $10 gift certificate...
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Interesting announcement from a meeting of the California Cattlemen's Association board: Rohnert Park, Calif. - This week at the annual Midyear Meeting of the California Cattlemen's Association, the CCA Board of Directors, comprised of ranchers throughout the state, voted to...
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Kalesen came to us from the Class of 2011. We shot his senior portraits earlier in the year and he wanted to do some cool sports and modeling photos at the end. So we took him out last night and did some cool sunset stuff with his girlfriend. We can photograph pretty much any style, anywhere, what look do you want for your
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Well we are in full swing with senior portraits from the Class of 2012! Here is one of our June Seniors. Sierra from Central Valley High. To  see more from her session VISIT US ON FACEBOOK HERE. Have you booked your session yet? JUNE AND JULY IS 1
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Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Detectives have charged a man for a murder committed 22 years ago. 19-year-old Kimberly Kantonen was pregnant when she disappeared on March 8th of 1989. She had last been seen at the Hornbrook home of Arnold Aggas Senior. The 66-year-old man was already in Custody when murder charges were
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A 21-year-old Redding man was arrested after he reportedly brought a knife into the Redding Library Wednesday afternoon. Redding Police were called just before 2PM to the Library, and found Joseph Greydanus with a large combat style knife. He initially refused to identify himself, and was uncooperative with Officers. He
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An 18-year-old Redding man killed in a head-on crash on Buenaventura Boulevard last month was very drunk at the time, according to a Toxicology Report. At around 6PM on May 27th, Coen Howell was westbound when, about a quarter-mile west of Canyon Creek Road, his 1998 Honda Civic apparently crossed over the centerline int
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A Redding man pled guilty Thursday to several charges stemming from an incident last year in Caldwell Park. Christopher Chilton threatened and assaulted numerous people in the park on Christmas Eve, including a pregnant woman and a mentally disabled woman. When a good samaritan stepped in, Chilton threatened to kill the
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The City of Redding has set up a Memorial Fund in remembrance of a City Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator who died last week after an explosion at the Clear Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Those wishing to donate to the Fred Crumb Memorial can do so at any U.S. Bank Branch. Family and friends are seeking help for a p
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Cal-Trans has announced 825 Million Dollars of funding for 92 Projects Statewide, including several in Northern California. 276-Thousand Dollars will go toward building a Cottonwood Bike Path from Main Street and Lake Drive to Del Mar Boulevard in Lake California. 40-Thousand Dollars will be spent in Lewiston for a one-m
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In the debate over Bethel Church's offer to lease the Redding Convention Center this factoid continues to impress me (from Scott Mobley's story earlier this week): Bethel started discussions about a convention center lease in February as a solution to...
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This guy just kept going and going. Do’t hold back tell us how you really feel. I guess he is just telling it like it is. Do you think this pilot should have been fired for what he said?
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World Net Daily covers the library kerfuffle under the heading "Your Government at Work": Just in time for the Independence Day holiday, a judge in California has intervened to allow members of the tea party there to hand out copies...
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Where is this house located (street and town)? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. In the spirit of Cottonwood's "Raise the Roof" fundraiser, this week's mystery photo is the roof of a historic house. If you're the first...
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A Redding woman accused of fatally stomping her neighbor's dog saw her upcoming trial postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Don't let an arbitrary date make you feel that it's too late to plant. Many summer producers will grow even more quickly from seed planted in early summer when the soil is warm and teeming with life. You'll be surprised how fast seeds will come up and explode with growth. So don't hesitate to plant seeds for beans, summer s
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An 18-year-old Redding man who died in a head-on collision with a pickup on Buenaventura Boulevard late last month had a blood alcohol content more than four times the state’s legal limit.
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New Census figures released this week for the state of California will provide weeks of digging opportunities for data-junkies. One tidbit that popped for me: The housing boom and crash more or less spanned the years from 2000 to 2010,...
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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is investigating a 2-acre grass and brush fire sparked June 12 on property owned by Redding City Councilman Patrick Jones.
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The first time I physically encountered Candy Jenkins was the year my mom died. I had seen her here and there around Shingletown and in passing, as I hung out with her niece, Stacey. But shy as I was, it was never more than just a casual glance, or a mumbled hello.Then came that day in October 1983, when I
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I need some help. We ask our customers for testimonials at the end of each job. Not only do we really want to know how well you think we serve you but we need a way to get that information to potential new customers.The problem is -1.) If we stand and ask you the survey questions while at your hom
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This looks so alien to my Redding eyes. Like so many daredevils. Here’s a brief video I felt compelled to watch multiple times. Turns out this YouTuber has posted similar videos made in snow and rain too, though presumably not in 100 degree sun. Still, I just watched it again. And I keep looking for fa
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This one looks r
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Sun should shine through the weekend and into next week in the north state. Today should be sunny with a high of 93 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Similar forecasts repeat for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Lows during the stretch should be near 60. The next change in weather is expected Tuesday, which
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Go to [www.blindbulldog.com] and click on the link in the top right corner "govabuse.com" you can register there for the protest and we will hold it here at our court house.Contact this blogger or the "California Protective Parents Association"  in Shasta County at
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“The Whale,” a 13-year-old yellow Ogon carp, lives peacefully in an aquatic sanctuary in Renee and Gary Ottsman’s Redding backyard. He’s the oldest of 15 fish that share the landscaped, precision-filtered pond that Renee and Gary excavated two years ago, a project that propelled them from water gardeners to koi-keep
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Fred Crumb, a city of Redding wastewater treatment plant operator, died on June 16, the day after a 4,500-gallon, pressurized water tank exploded while he was next to it at the Clear Creek wastewater treatment plant in south Redding. Now, friends and family members are seeking help with a backyard landscaping project that F
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Dude, My girlfriend wants to do it in public. She’s in her early 20s and totally turned on by the possibility of getting caught and thinks it’s exciting. I’m in my 30s and think getting caught would be ...
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Would a proposed Code of Conduct for the Shasta Lake City Council have unconstitutionally trampled on councilors' right to speak their mind? It's an intriguing question, but one that will remain hypothetical.
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Is the Libya war legal? Under the 1973 War Powers Resolution, it is not. President Obama has exceeded the 90-day period to receive retroactive authorization from Congress.
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As we entered the Shasta District Fair this year, I was looking for "No Smoking" signs. Immediately to our left was administration with a nice covered patio and large ashtrays on the tables. Further up the main entrance to our right at the entertainment area and in front of the exhibit buildings doors were red-paint
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Your firewood/invasive pests editorial and The Associated Press' nuclear reactor safety story (Monday) had a common theme for me. Ignorance, inattention and willful disregard of consequences can lead to catastrophe for other species and, sometimes, our own.
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The quest for an international title by local Little League All-Stars begins Saturday.
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Tim Nelson's hopes of getting back to the world track and field championships likely ended with a fifth-place finish in the men's 10,000-meter race at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., on Thursday.
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Having the only Olympic-sized swimming pool for miles around usually means local swim meets don't have to worry about attracting competition.
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The East Redding Little League minors' Cardinals had a strong finish to their year, going 3-0 to win the District 1 Tournament of Champions on June 14.
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The Redding Colt .45s used an eight-run sixth inning to blow past the Nevada Bighorns 14-4 and complete a two-game sweep at Tiger Field on Thursday.
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A group of Redding Electric Utility ratepayers suing over a recent rate hike has offered to drop the suit if the city puts the matter before voters before September ends.
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A Redding law firm representing a Millville woman who claims she was raped by an Anderson police officer last year while he was taking her to jail has filed a $10 million federal lawsuit against the city of Anderson and its police department.
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Climbing season on Mt. Shasta again has been shifted deeper into summer following the second long-lasting winter in the north state in row.
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With a budget deal mired in limbo, the statewide sales and use tax is scheduled to drop 1 percent on July 1.
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While the full trail to the top of Lassen Peak will be closed for most of the summer, a large snowpack is keeping it open for determined climbers.
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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is investigating a 2-acre grass and brush fire sparked June 12 on property owned by Redding City Councilman Patrick Jones.
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Music and dancing, mini golf, bowling, a fun run, arts and crafts, food and a dazzling water ski and helicopter show await attendees to this weekend's River Park Festival in Red Bluff.
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Three months after the Pacheco Elementary School District became the first district in the county to have a fiscal adviser appointed to help in financial matters, officials believe they have a budget that will pass muster.
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Cheri Davis of Redding dances to the music of Terry Evans on Thursday evening during MarketFest at Library Park in downtown Redding. Coming up Thursday at the next MarketFest is a free community concert by the Adam Burns Band, which plays music that combines rock, ska and eastern European influences.
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Co-workers and friends are planning a fundraising dinner Saturday for California Highway Patrol officer Jack Polen, who has colon cancer.
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Siskiyou County sheriff's deputies arrested a Hornbrook man Thursday in connection with a 22-year-old cold-case murder.
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In 1911: When it became known that Judge Morrow had ordered the smelter to shut down indefinitely, and that the Balaklala mine had laid off 200 men, insurance companies took action. The agents in Redding carrying policies in Coram received notice from nearly all their companies to give the usual five days' notice of can
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This is another dish I made for Saturday night. I added some marinated artichoke hearts and olives to it, but I don't think I would do that again because they seemed to dilute the delicious lemon-caper dressing. This is from Pure Flavor: 125 Fresh All-American Recipes from the Pacific Northwest by Kurt Beecher Dammei
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Scott Jones has purchased Mandina's Custom Cabinets in Redding.
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Siskiyou County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Hornbrook man today in connection with a 22-year-old cold-case murder.
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On Wednesday, 06/22/11 at 1915 hours, Burney Deputies received information that Steven Bautista was hiding at a residence off Oak St. Deputies responded and surrounded the residence. Moments later Bautista fled out the back of the residence and was met by Shasta County Sheriff Deputies and their K-9 dog, “Chase.” Baut
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This morning was dedicated to laying in supplies. The frequency with which this must be done is mind boggling. I went out early in order to avoid the heat. Target and Trader Joe’s had pretty much everything we needed including a new garden hose. I was done with the bulk of the task in just [...]
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Check out a green film series, learn how to cook light Italian dishes and head to the River Park Festival in Red Bluff this weekend.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park seeks volunteers to help with animal care, in the gardens, with special events and in the gift store.
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Every one of the names in our county has a story behind it. Most are pretty interesting. This is the story of our more colorful names and a brief description of how and why their names were chosen.
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A Redding man arrested last year after he reportedly assaulted and threatened with a knife at least five people, including a pregnant woman and a mentally disabled woman, at Caldwell Park was sentenced today to 10 years in prison.
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Redding police officers arrested a 21-year-old man Wednesday who they say brought a knife into the Redding Library.
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Want a sure way to beat the heat this weekend? Head out to the coast for a day on the sand. In fact, sand is the theme this Saturday (June 25), when the Friends of the Dunes hosts the 16th Annual Sand Sculpture Festival. Come out to view the inventive sand creations or get a [...]
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Stay clear of local family law attorneys, hire out of town attorneys and drive these parasites out of business.
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From an announcement from the congressman's office: Washington, D.C. - Congressman Wally Herger (R-CA) and Congressman Joseph Crowley (D-NY) introduced a bipartisan bill today, known as the Ethanol Subsidy Repeal Act, to immediately repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit...
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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: Terry Evans. Go to www.vivadowntownredding.org/about.html
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When this early settlement existed, it must have been a wild and woolly place. It was located far off the beaten track 2½ miles above Ingot beside Silver Creek. When someone discovered a mineral ledge beside the creek, it didn't...
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Artist Penelope Joy always loved art but never felt she had any natural talent. Viewing self-taught artists and primitive art gave her permission to try painting just a few years ago. The colors of ethnic art – especially the Alebrijes, the brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures of Oaxaca, M
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A tip of the hat to Brian Garcia, co-owner of Grilla Bites, the natural/organic restaurant in downtown Redding, for expanding our culinary options by allowing Gulalai “Gulee” Shahban a chance to serve up some specialties from her native Afghanistan.
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There were no injuries reported this morning in a motorcycle crash on Highway 299 near Buckhorn Summit.
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For those who tend to frequent the same spot when they go out for a cocktail, it sometimes happens that the same old bar brings the same old experience. That’s not always a bad thing – routine and expectedness often provide a level of comfort patrons seek. But if you’re looking to change up the environment, check out
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When he was younger, Brian Regan would talk about the challenges of growing up. Now that he’s grown up, he finds himself talking about the challenges of being an adult.
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All of Redding must be surprised that the school librarian accused of pilfering school and parent-club property is, after a one-year leave of absence, returning to work --- and even worse that another librarian is being laid off to make...
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I had the same reaction last evening while attending a Redding Colt .45's baseball game at Tiger Field with my 13-year-old daughter. Cadaret's president of the team. Here are some suggestions for better music: Dire Straits "Walk of Life." A...
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If only… I would love to play Call of Duty this way. I wish I had skills like this but the best I’ve done is change the message screen on a stupid gas pump screen.
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Once a week, our office piles into cars and goes out looking at newly listed homes for sale. We liked this one on West Street a lot. Watch in HD. Its listed by Diana Ward from the Westside Coldwell Banker Office. If you’re interested in buying or learning more, call or text us. Call or Te
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A Redding Librarian accused of embezzling money and supplies from Sycamore parent’s club will return to her job when school is back in session. Due to the rules in place for seniority and the nature of the crime the state is unable to fire Wanell Stolz from her position. Not only have the rules prevented
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Equestrian property in Palo Cedro was among the hottest real estate around here during the bubble years. Prior listings of this big home on 5.2 acres say that it has a large barn and riding arena, along with Cow Creek frontage. Sounds nice.
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Who do you think sells the best burger in Redding, Ca? Take the poll below. I thought this warranted a re post. I thought this would be a landslide vote in favor of In N Out.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are gag, maintain and omit.Suspended in Her Animation
Pinky out, he swirled the wooden stir-stick through the venti paper cup of coffee, where he had deposited two shakes of cinnamon, one of nutmeg, a healthy dollop of half-and-half and two packets of Sugar i
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The $80,000 luxury motor was riddled with more than 10,000 bullets after 140 weapons enthusiasts were done with it. Its owner decided to make the generous gift after getting fed up with his silver 911′s constant engine problems. He donated it to group Comm2A in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, where it was parked in the
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After three days with temperatures above 100 degrees, the first hot spell this year, today's expected high of 92 just might feel cool. There's still plenty of sun in the forecast through Wednesday, but the daily highs should be near 93, according to the National Weather Service. Monday hit 100, Tuesday 103 and We
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If you could hire a professional to do a job for you or do it yourself, which would you choose? It probably depends on the situation. Are we talking wisdom teeth extraction, lawn maintenance or travel arrangements? Of course you visit an oral surgeon to remove your wisdom teeth. Lawn care might be your favorite [...]
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Artists, you're invited to join Redding's 2nd Saturday ArtHop for its 3rd Year. ArtHop is a popular, growing monthly arts event. We are currently seeking artists for July and August 2011. Summer ArtHop events are well attended; we've added new venues and they are filling up fast. Contact us ASAP if you would like to [...]
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A Melo Place offers kids, 'tweens and teens art workshops on weekdays beginning June 27, including puppetry for kids, drawing, collage, papier mache sculptures and masks, storytelling with photos, photography, jewelry design and creating art with natural materials.
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We all want the government to protect our favorite program from spending cuts. Few of us offer to reach into our own pockets to pay more to preserve services.
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If George W. Bush had ignored the views of his Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel to avoid complying with the War Powers Resolution, Democrats would be going berserk. Barack Obama, I suspect, would be going berserk.
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My husband and I drove to Redding from Chico Saturday night to watch the Pirates/Colt .45s game. We are housing a Pirates player and had not yet had the opportunity to see him play. It was not only a disappointing experience, but a disturbing one.
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I recently had to give my pet emergency care. Luckily his old master loved him enough to pay for his hospital stay, or he would've been given away. You see, according to the veterinary clinic he was taken to, if you cannot pay for services rendered to your pet, the clinic has 10 days to find him a home. He would not be
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What: Public Workshop for Anderson’s Pedestrian Accessibility and Safety Master Plan When: Wednesday (June 29), from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Where: Anderson City Hall Community Room, 1887 Howard Street, Anderson, CA 96007 We want your input. The focus of this meeting will be to present the existing facilities inventory and then, th
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The Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency and the Suicide Prevention Workgroup are pleased to present four free trainings through the “Connect Project,” a national guide to prevent suicide designed specifically for rural communities.
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