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August 2nd, 2011

Redding’s managers, department heads and other white collar workers will get a break on recently-approved budget-balancing pay cuts.
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That, roughly speaking, is the ratio by which Californians who will not owe the new $150 fire fee outnumber the state residents who will be on the hook for it. To me, that looks like anyone trying to repeal it...
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Emergency personnel are responding this afternoon to a reported vehicle rollover on northbound Interstate 5 near Cypress Avenue in which the sole occupant was ejected, dispatchers are saying.
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You gotta love this video it’s simple short to the point and funny. Check it out at www.mtshastatruckrepair.com http://www.mtshastatruckrepair.com http://maps.google.com/maps/place?hl=en&georestrict=input_srcid:c5fb9eac4151f941 Services Offered: Mobile Truck Repair, Trailer Repair, RV and Motor Home Repair, Weldin
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A short video worth watching on the Redding Peace Officers' Association web site here....
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Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera (Not just any old Cardinal.... "The Cardinal") the prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — Fishing for spring run Chinook salmon continued to be very good, but the bulk of the fish have moved above Junction City, and fishing pressure has increased. Still anglers were being rewarded with limits of jacks and
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If you are faint-hearted, don't read this blog. It is not pleasant. Shown below is an exact copy of the Millville Resolutions as written in 1864 by irate Millville area residents about one month after Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Jones...
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A Redding Mega-Church is one step closer to having control over the City’s Convention Center after Monday Nights vote by the Redding City Council. After Three Hours of Public input, the Council voted four to one to sign a non-binding Letter of Intent with Bethel Church. Patrick Jones cast the only “no”
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The Churn Creek Bottom Homeowners Association says they’ll launch an aggressive Petition Drive Tuesday after Monday night’s approval of a sprawling Retail Development at the corner of Churn Creek and Knighton Roads. The Board of Supervisors heard hours of testimony before voting unanimously to approve a Zonin
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A Trial has been delayed a week for a man charged with dozens of counts of Sex Crimes against a teenage girl who apparently ran away with him. Charles Berlinghoff’s Jury Trial had been scheduled to start Tuesday. It’s now set for next Tuesday.
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A Redding Cab driver was ambushed early Tuesday morning. Shortly after One A-M, 59-year-old Redding Yellow Cab driver Mario Rodriguez had gone to the area of Sheridan Drive and Court Street to pick up a Customer. He was jumped by two males, who stabbed him several times and beat him with an unknown weapon. He was treated
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A man was killed after being thrown from his Jeep in Tehama County Monday night. 30-year-old Rick Garibaldi was driving a 1988 Cherokee on Paynes Creek Road when he ran off the side of the road, overcorrected and rolled over. Garibaldi, who was not wearing his seatbelt, was ejected and struck his head on the pavement.
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A Suspect in a Willow Creek murder has finally been captured. 36-year-old Bruce Hunsucker was wanted in connection with the murder of 50-year-old Darrell Hanger Senior in Willow Creek in May. He had been pursued several times and escaped. Monday afternoon, the U-S Marshals Service assisted Humboldt Deputies, and located
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Crews battling a small vegetation fire west of Redding this afternoon have stopped the blaze from spreading, a California Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman said.
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Yes, "she" is still there swimming around in the same place under and around the Hwy. 101 bridge. People are watching her from atop the Hwy. 101 bridge day and night. In the few days since my last posting, a...
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Three Benedictine Pillars for the Lay Person Over the past 25 years I have met with thousands of people who have felt that their life was not fulfilling, empty in some way, or at least, felt
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Crews expect to contain a lightning-sparked fire in a remote area of Siskiyou County by tonight, and it's already about 80 percent contained.
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Scores of Redding and Shasta County residents showed up yesterday to give the city council and board of supervisors an earful on the Bethel Church-Convention Center deal and the Churn Creek Bottom shopping center. After hearing hours of sometimes impassioned...
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On August 2, 2011 at 1:17 a.m., Mario Rodriguez, 59, of Redding, called 911 and reported he was in the parking lot of Mercy Medical Center. Rodriguez said he was bleeding and needed help. Officers arrived and Rodriguez had already gone into the emergency room for treatment. It was determined Rodriguez had been stabbed sever
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The driver killed Monday evening in a fatal wreck in Tehama County was Rick Garibaldi of Paynes Creek, the California Highway Patrol reported this morning.
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Last night the Redding city council voted 4-1 to approve a lease with Bethel church for the Redding convention center. Bethel has said they will still continue to use the building as a venue when they aren’t using it during the week for their School of Supernatural Ministry. Do you think the City of Redding [...]
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Will you let them suffer in silence ? Or will you stand up for them and for what is right? Your chance is here, on August 12, 2011beginning at 8 am on the sidewalk in front of and around the court house, we will raise our adult voices in place of the children that have no voice. You have a chance to act, instead of com
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A Redding taxi cab driver was stabbed several times and beaten while picking up a customer earlier this morning. Mario Rodriguez, 59, told police he was in the area of Sheridan Street near Court Street to pick up a customer when he was jumped by two men, Sgt. Brian Barner said.
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It will be another day of sun with temperatures near 100 degrees in the northern Sacramento Valley. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 97 in Redding today. Overnight lows are expected to dip down to the high 60s. Expect more of the same for Wednesday before a slight cool down later in the week. Temperatures in
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What makes this world-premiere production so gripping is the same kind of prurient interest that might make us, in spite of ourselves, pick up a Murdoch tabloid: it "hacks" its way into an "inside" view of a “true” story, an under-the-skin peek at the turmoil of very well-known people in the throes of very public – an
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The California Department of Transportation in District 2 has made available a video explaining the benefits of cable median barrier on its webpage at www.caltrans2.info. The video (see below for a shorter version) explains how the cable median barrier works, is installed, and repaired. High tension cable barrier was origin
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WEED – College of the Siskiyous (COS) provides transfer classes to four-year colleges, associate degrees, vocational certificate programs, job skills classes, and courses for personal enrichment and recreation. The College offers many services to students, including advising and counseling, two residential lodges, tutorin
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What: World Breastfeeding Week Celebration When: Thursday (Aug. 4), at 11 a.m. Where: Lake Redding Park Pavilion, 56 Quartz Hill Rd Shasta County moms, babies and breastfeeding supporters join with thousands across the state to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, a global event to raise awareness about the many benefits of
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Pressed by Shasta County Supervisor Leonard Moty about which of the "over-riding considerations" ought to really carry the most weight in the supervisors' decision to approve the Knighton and Churn Creek Commons shopping center despite the various environmental impacts, Shasta...
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Some variation of it must be a line in a hundred different movies: There's never a police officer around when you really need one.
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There's a two-word description for the loud whining that has followed release of nearly finalized new political district lines by the state's rookie Citizens Redistricting Commission: sour grapes. Some people and interests didn't get what they wanted and expected, and now they're vocally unhappy. But reality
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I don't know about anyone else, but I am so sick of the way our government is running this country. I am sick of the financial mess, the bickering like a bunch of schoolkids, and their inability to relate to the average citizen. Their moral example is disgusting.
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Every businessman, no matter how big or small, knows that profits long term depend on increased revenue, not just decreased spending. The same knowledge applies to government.
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A heartfelt thank you to the witnesses who assisted in the location and arrest of a hit-and-run offender who hit a motorcyclist at Market and Grange streets in Redding on July 20.
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Charles David Berlinghoff's defense attorney said Monday he will file a motion to have his client's upcoming sex-crime trial moved to another county because of all the publicity the case has received.
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North state newcomers dreading their first summer in the infamously infernal northern Sacramento Valley cannot count last month as a proper initiation.
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Maurice Huff and other north state gold prospectors had been hopeful a ban on suction dredging would end later this year, but Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law likely extending the ban for another five years.
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A 31-year-old man who had fled police earlier and led them on a chase through Redding had to be rescued from the ACID diversion dam near the North Market Street Bridge early Monday morning.
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Redding will lease its civic auditorium to Bethel Church for up to a decade.
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A Lake Forest man was in critical condition Monday, three days after he reportedly jumped out a window of a moving Greyhound bus in Red Bluff.
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A Shasta County family barely escaped injury during the weekend as a fire destroyed their Clear Creek Knolls Drive home.
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1911:A team belonging to Robert Jones of Ono was hitched near the Delta Depot when an automobile party consisting of two men and two women whizzed by. The horses took fright, broke loose, tore down the hill at a great rate and tumbled over an embankment. The wagon and harness were wrecked and one of the horses was badly cri
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday night to approve a controversial retail center in the Churn Creek Bottom.
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Bridge project wins public works award
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Sun Oaks Aquatics Racing swimmers earned top finishes at the Far Westerns Long Course championships in Concord over the weekend.
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After more than five hours of discussion on a controversial 92-acre Churn Creek Bottom retail development, Shasta County supervisors hadn’t gotten a chance to vote on the project proposed for the rural area between Redding and Anderson.
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A person was killed this evening in a solo traffic accident in Paynes Creek in Tehama County, a spokeswoman for the California Highway Patrol said.
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Failing to see many falling stars this past weekend I Googled "light pollution" and up came this article from Korea's Joongang Daily about the proliferation of rooftop crosses in Seoul (see picture). Apparently these red neon crosses are exempt...
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If there’s one thing you can count on at Paesano Days, it’s an abundance of good food. You wouldn’t expect anything else from the Sons of Italy, would you? Paesano Days returns this Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6, to Anderson River Park. What started out many years ago as just a big picnic [...]
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I have not had a chance to read Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's economic-development strategy, which he released Friday, but here's a striking graphic from it. Redding, sadly, is not on any of the charts, but I'm going to go out...
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Many conservatives (as well as the House Progressive Caucus) balked at approving the debt-limit bill (which has passed). Rep. Wally Herger was not among them, his office announces: "The Budget Control Act is a significant step toward changing the culture...
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Redding will lease its civic auditorium to Bethel Church for up to a decade.
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A Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man in April 2009 rejected today in Shasta County Superior Court a plea bargain offer that would have sent him to prison for 31 years to life.
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When I was a little girl, back to school was my second favorite time of year (after Christmas, of course).
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A Dec. 13 trial date was set today in Shasta County Superior Court for a Round Mountain man who was shot and nearly killed in May by a Shasta County sheriff's sergeant after he reportedly fired an arrow at two deputies.
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The public defense attorney for Charles David Berlinghoff said Monday he will file a motion on behalf of his uncooperative client to have his upcoming sex-crime trial moved to another county due to all the publicity the case has received from the media.
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Crews are responding to a small vegetation fire near the Sundial Bridge in Redding this afternoon.
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Q. How do religious truths stack up against scientific truths? Terminology first needs to be addressed. My concern with “religious facts” is minimal. What I can speak to is the status of “biblical” facts in relation to “scientific” ones. The Bible is ultimately authored by the God who created all things and know
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 Every year I watch the intimidation and manipulation techniques get bolder and bolder. The schools, media, and even health care professionals will tell you that it is required that you immunize your children
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31 july 2011. Mount Etna volcano on the island of Sicily, southern Italy, started erupting again over the weekend, sending flames and sparks shooting 250 metres into the air, and flows of lava down its slopes. There were concerns that the ash could block flights out of nearby Catania airport, but the winds were blowing [...
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Firefighters kept a vegetation fire this morning in Palo Cedro to less than an acre.
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To the Manor Born. Those who live in Westwood Manor know it to be one of the few places in Redding where you can easily walk to a nice grocery store, several restaurants, and more. On that basis, we’
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Beginning September 9th, I'll be teaching ten, one-hour-long daytime classes at Simpson University on all the official historic sites in Shasta County. These classes are geared towards seniors and every effort is made to accommodate each and every student. To...
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When Dr. George Silverthorne arrived here in the early 1850s with his Indian wife Lucy, the first thing he did was build a log cabin beside the Pit River in the vicinity of today's Silverthorne Resort at Shasta Lake. Soon...
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A 56-year-old Arcata man was killed last week after he lost control of his motorcycle on Highway 299 in a remote area of Trinity County, the California Highway Patrol reported today.
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It's a large number, needless to say, but any number associated with the federal budget -- especially over a decade -- is perforce large. But the $2.4 trillion in spending cuts that the weekend's debt-limit deal envisions is only a...
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A Parolee led Redding Police on a chase that ended on a precarious Catwalk over the Sacramento River. At about 11:45 Sunday night, an Officer tried to stop 31-year-old Bouachanh Phetchamphone on Victor Avenue. A high-speed chase went all over the east side of Town before the vehicle crashed on Riverside at California Str
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A 56-year-old Arcata man was killed Friday afternoon on Highway 299 after his Harley Davidson Motorcycle crashed in an unincorporated area of Trinity County. Emergency Crews were called about 3:20PM to westbound Highway 299 near mile marker 19. Raymond Demello was found down a steep slope about 85 feet off of the roadway
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A 17-year-old Upland boy was suffered a fractured right arm and several lacerations after a Pickup Truck parked on a boat ramp pinned him. Trevor Hollinger was connecting the straps to several Kayaks that he had loaded onto his parents vehicle at the bottom of Cedar Stock Boat Ramp. A Dodge Pickup operated by the Trinity
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors will meet at 5 O’clock Monday afternoon to consider approval of a sprawling retail development at the corner of Churn Creek and Knighton Roads. The 740-Thousand Square Foot Shopping Center would require a Zoning change from Agricultural to Commercial. If the Board approves the
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A fire off of Placer Road was quickly contained Saturday afternoon. It broke out on Powerview Road, apparently caused by a tree falling and bringing electric lines onto the ground. The blaze was declared contained at 5:30 at about a quarter-acre, according to Cal-Fire.
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A quickly moving vegetation fire ripped through 18 Acres and threatened several homes south of Olinda Road in the Happy Valley area Sunday afternoon. Firefighters were called at 4:18 to the blaze on Brumby Way, off Chestnut Street. A large contingent of Equipment responded, including 9 Engines, 4 Water Tenders, 2 Hand Cr
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On July 31, 2011 at 11:45 p.m., Officer Todd Rowen observed a vehicle on Hartnell Avenue that was reported overdue by the registered owner the day prior. The registered owner reported to Redding Police the vehicle had been taken by a parolee possibly armed with a handgun. The parolee was later identified as Bouachanh Phetch
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A 51-year-old Red Bluff woman was arrested after deputies allegedly found drug paraphernalia in her pants and crystal methamphetamine in her bra, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reported today.
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On 7/30/11 at about 9:05 a.m., the Eureka Police Department and the Eureka Fire Department responded to the green belt area of the 1600 block of Waterfront regarding a suspicious fire. Upon arrival, officers discovered that the fire had been extinguished. Officers contacted the homeless victim who was on scene. He told them
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Luckily no one was injured but I’m sure the pilot had a little whiplash.
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Temperatures today will flirt with the 100-degree mark but are not expected to reach triple digits. What north state residents can expect is more sun. The National Weather Service forecasts a high in Redding today of 97. The overnight low is expected to be in the mid-60s. It will be more of the same Tuesday before temperatu
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Come out for the opening of abstract artist Lita Couhart's show on Wednesday evening, 5 - 7, at the Bohemian Art Loft. Her work is colorful and exciting and she uses textures and shapes in wonderfully imaginative ways. Lita is celebrating her first solo show here in Redding - come out and enjoy music and refreshments and m
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1,220. 1,770. 2,430 -- Answers to hard math, or the calorie content of your favorite chain-restaurant menu item? In this case, it's the latter, if you happen to enjoy Olive Garden’s Fettuccine Alfredo (1,220 calories), Red Robin's Towering Onion Rings (1,770), or a Classic Bear Claw from Black Bear Diner (2,430), t
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The National Park Service is looking for volunteers to construct the last 100 yards of new trail to the summit of Kanaka Peak. Teenagers with a parent or guardian and adults are welcomed and should meet at the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Visitor Center at 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 4 ...
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A 31-year-old man who had fled police just before midnight and led them on a chase through Redding had to be rescued from the ACID diversion dam near the North Market Street Bridge early this morning.
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The political fates are smiling on Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
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The fundamental schism in Congress today, underlying all the other rancorous divisions, concerns the size and functions of the federal government. What is our federal government for and what size should it be? The new, far-right of the Republican Party wants major changes — major reductions in the size of our governme
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I am an out-of town grandma and want to thank the Redding residents who came to my assistance these past few days. On July 21, I couldn't get the key to turn in the ignition switch of my son's van, with three grandchildren waiting in the shade outside Holiday Market. A young man was able to unlock the steering wheel
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This is what I hear from Congressman Wally Herger:
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Watching the political elites in Washington and Europe this summer fail to deal effectively with current threats has convinced me that we are drifting toward three separate but mutually reinforcing catastrophes that will require our best effort to reverse.
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The kids from the smaller schools rarely get a chance to show their talents against the kids from the bigger schools.
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First 5 Shasta dodged a $1.9 million hit when the governor signed the state budget in June. But the agency, which provides money for early childhood health and education programs in Shasta County, still could be on the hook to make the payment next year.
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A grass and brush fire in Happy Valley scorched 18 acres Sunday, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
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1911: W.R. Beale left this morning for the Bullychoop mines in Trinity County. Mr. Beale says 10 men are now employed on the property and that the showing being made is very satisfactory.
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The names competing may be different each year, but the top teams remain the same.
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There's no better way to send people home happy than with a victory by the host team.
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Weather Discussion: The high pressure area is still over the central U.S. but it will weaken and shift a little eastward during the week. This will allow a very weak upper level low pressure trough to form along the west coast. Redding can expect sunny skies for the first week of August with high temperatures [...]
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Anyone been to Turkey?
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Fire crews have contained a grass and brush fire that was threatening structures in Happy Valley.
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It's been almost 40 years since America's most celebrated 'skyjacker' parachuted into the night sky over the Cascades with a ransom of $200,000. The Telegraph of Britain looks back here. And reports on a credible new suspect and perhaps an...
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She is still there. As each day passes, more and more people are stopping to see her. According to wildlife photographer Ashala Tylor, who lives beside the river near the bridge, the whale is very friendly and seems to...
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All kinds of farm animals were leaving Cottonwood by way of the Cottonwood Railroad Depot - back when Cottonwood was a true farming community. Hogs, cattle, sheep and horses were the main types. Once in awhile though, flocks of turkeys...
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What: Déjà Vu Art Exhibit, featuring Maryann Jackson and Marlene Woods When: August 2 (Tuesday) through Aug. 27; Reception on Aug. 13, from 6-9 p.m.) Where: Carter House, 48 Quartz Hill Rd, Redding, CA 96003 Maryann and Marlene are outdoors girls and have had many adventures hiking, backpacking, birding and kayaking. They
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This is pretty scary but at least it appears everyone was alright including the driver of the truck who you see getting up towards the end of the video.
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What: National Night Out When: Tuesday, August 2, at 7 p.m. Where: The front yard at 620 Lincoln Street, Redding, CA 96001 National Night Out is Tuesday, August 2nd, and for residents of Redding's Garden Tract neighborhood, that means a party at 7 p.m. in the front yard at 620 Lincoln St. Get to know [...]
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Ouch!
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Tuesday: Yoga Meditation: Open Class Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Bohemian Art Loft. $5. Wednesday: Bohemian Art Loft Exhibit Opening: Featuring established modern abstract artist, Lita Couhart. Meet the artist Wednesday, August 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. Music, refreshments. Exhibit continues through August. Thursday: Music
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The Siskiyou County Veterans Office will be closed the week of August 1, 2011 through August 5, 2011. During this time the Veterans Office will be moving from current location at the Armory to the new office location at 105 East Oberlin Road in Yreka, the office will now be located next door to the [...]
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Nearly $200 billion underwater, writes Nicole Gelinas in an L.A. Times Op-Ed, laying out some daunting math: Nearly a third of California homeowners with mortgages -- 2.1 million families -- owe more than their homes are worth, according to CoreLogic....
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Early morning watering in the garden was lovely. Took more pictures of the tiny little insects with the yellow wings that are going to town on the face of our big sunflower.  They are doing rounds up there dancing in the pollen. The tomatoes are multiplying and the cukes are gigantic. The tiny insects on the sunflower [.
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Redding's signature triple-digit temperatures should be taking a break this week, though highs still will hover around the upper 90s. Today's high should be 98 degrees with sunny skies. The low is expected to dip down to about 67 degrees. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict highs of 96 for M
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“Government Abuse IS Child Abuse for Profit” When: Friday, August 12, 2011 Where: See Shasta county PLC cardhovey@govabuse.orgWho: United States- Child/Family Rights GroupsWhy:“We the People” are
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Get registered and participate, but only if: you care about children, do not like having your civil rights and rights to due process trampled and believe that judges should be held accountable for their actions.If you are ok with these things happeneing, then by all means, stay home.
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There has been a well orchestrated deception about life, love, and commitment. This deception has so permeated our culture that everyone has been affected by it. Click on the link to hear the tru
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For more information on the U.S. Postal Service's plan to eliminate post offices, see "Redding Region, Southern Oregon Could Lose Nearly 50 Post Offices." Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey. A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA jour
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The U.S. Forest Service has terminated its contract with Redding-founded Aero Union of Sacramento, which provided six airtankers for fire control, but a forest service official said the agency still has adequate aircraft for this wildfire season. The contract was terminated because the company failed to meet its contractual
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OROVILLE – The North had an answer for the South’s run-orientated offensive scheme at the 34th annual Lions All-Star football game at Harrison Stadium on Saturday night.
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I've been in a foul mood all week over the failures of our country's leadership.
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For an old concrete box that resembles a repurposed Cold War bunker, the Redding Convention Center inspires deep loyalty, even love, among its fans.
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The ad said: "Become a wind energy technician! Learn how at Shasta College's Red Bluff campus. Must have no fear of extreme heights or have claustrophobia." With the Hatchet Ridge wind farm now fully operational (and service technicians climbing 300-foot ladders and crawling through cramped generator nacelles to
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The League of Women Voters of the Redding Area finds the proposed general plan land use change proposed by Hawkins Cos. for the development of Churn Creek Commons to be an unwarranted and ill-advised change from the current five-acre minimum.
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Target will freshen up its store in Redding.
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Products offered: Office furniture
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No one likes to waste money, yet a family of four tosses out around 180 pounds of meat and produce each year due to mold or decay. That's more than $500 wasted annually.
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Audrey Munson of Columbia Falls, Mont., and Matthew David Sundelius of Kalispell, Mont., are engaged to be married Sept. 10, 2011, at a private residence in Kalispell, Mont. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gerald Davis of Tehachapi and Lisa Hartley of Redding. She is a 2007 graduate of Shasta College, earning an LVN. Sh
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Ashley Carter and Brian Cobbler, both of Redding, were married June 11, 2011, at the Churn Creek Golf Course in Redding. Stephen Campbell officiated. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Karen Carter of Redding; and Doug and Debbie Stanley of Olathe, Kan. The groom is the son of Robert and Pauline Cobbler of Redding; and
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Heather Dean and Jacob Dean, both of Redding, were married May 14, 2011, at the Lake California Clubhouse in Cottonwood. Dennis Corp officiated. The bride is the daughter of Kimberly and Tony Compus of Shasta Lake; and Keith Johnson of Redding. She works as a registered nurse in Redding. The groom is the son of Keli and
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What a turkey! That exclamation has joined the ranks of common slang, a chiding phrase dating back to the good old days. Usually worthy of a laugh, or at least a chortle, it was comical in nature when referring to a dork, dweeb, or dud. Even in today's world it can still be heard in common usage for uncommon provocations.
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Kim Norden and Andres Acuna, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Sept. 24, 2011, at The White House in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of JoAnn Norden of Redding and Tony Norden of Washington. Her fiance is the son of Eddie and Raquel Acuna of Redding.
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Breann Cannon and John Selke, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Oct. 8, 2011, at Mercy Oaks in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dan and Joyce Cannon of Redding. She graduated from Enterprise High School in 2002. She completed the Medical Assisting Program through Boston Reed College in 2009 and is worki
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It takes two pages of tiny print to list all of James Patterson's novels, most for adults, some for children. It's hard to tell which series is the most popular, but two of the top ones are the Alex Cross series and the Women's Murder Club series, of which "The 10th Anniversary" is the 10th.
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Melissa Farrell and Steven Morgado, both of Paso Robles, are engaged to be married Oct. 1, 2011, at the Spanish Oaks Ranch in Santa Margarita. The bride-elect is the daughter of Brenda and Calvin Farrell of Palo Cedro. She graduated from Foothill High School in 2003. She received her bachelor's of science degree in recreat
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I find flying economy class to be, at its best, a study in cooperative behavior. Like all socialization, I learned correct behaviors through a series of observations and lessons; like the time I got my head stuck between the tray table and the back of the seat when I leaned over and the person in front of me reclined. Lucky
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Even if you don't have kids to shop for, it's a great time of year to find hot deals on computers and electronics, if you know where to look.
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We are living longer. Medical science has defeated many diseases that once shortened our lives. These extra years are not without problems; living longer allows us to become acquainted with illnesses that, in years past, we would not have lived long enough to develop.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm glad I don't have worse concerns than this, but my daughter is going to Mexico with another family and I'm worried she will cook herself on the beach if I'm not there harping on her to wear sunscreen. How do you get kids to believe that one bad sunburn, when you're under 18, can kill you later?
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When my husband Travis and I bought our home, we knew we needed to repaint the outside of the house before the next rainy season. A contractor showed us how the west wall in particular was peeling and chipping and explained that houses in Redding simply need a paint job every five to seven years. Houses here bake in the sum
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Firefighters from Anderson and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection have a small vegetation fire under control on the east side of Interstate 5 opposite Shasta Outlets.
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Despite a stubbornly tough economy, the parent company of Tri Counties Bank increased its earnings 110 percent in the second quarter while recording its first quarterly increase in loans in more than two years.
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Peter Hansen did not get the Redding police chief job he'd hoped for.
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California Highway Patrol officers remind the public about the dangers of leaving unattended people and pets in parked vehicles during the summer.
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The front door opened without a knock.
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In 1911: Innumerable quantities of army worms had filled the brush north, east and southeast of Sisson. They seemed to be traveling down from the hills surrounding Mt. Shasta on the west and were headed southward. They were particularly fond of buck brush, having stripped the branches in the route of their journey. The McCl
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Some 45 youth golfers competed Monday and Tuesday in the Sam Baskins Memorial Junior Golf Tournament.
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Even as a teenage dishwasher at Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding, Jesse Brockman was known for his culinary passion.
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RED BLUFF — When the Red Bluff 11-12 Little League All-Stars team won the Northern California state championship on Thursday, the next big step was figuring out how to get to the West Regional tournament in San Bernardino.
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Redding might build a compressed natural gas station with hopes of cutting fuel costs for RABA buses and city trucks.
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For the year-round youth swimmer, there are higher-end meets than this weekend's North Valley Aquatic League swim championships.
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The other day I was driving from my home to Costco, which has turned out to be my home away from home, when I entered one of the numerous uncontrolled intersections in my neighborhood.
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The monks of New Clairvaux Winery and Abbey will hold their annual Blessing of the Grapes Friday in Vina.
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The 64th annual Lumberjack Fiesta resumed Saturday in McCloud with horseshoes, softball, ax throwing, choker setting, vendors, food and music.
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Q: If I scan my fishing license and save it as a pdf file on my smartphone, can I then just show my license saved on my phone to any game warden who asks to see my license?
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BASKETBALL CAMP
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With more shoe companies jumping on the minimalist shoe craze, there's an ever-increasing number of choices when it comes to buying a barely-there running shoe.
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First Time Home Buyers ruled the real estate market in 2010 and yes, they're doing it again! This young generation of buyers are primarily Generation Y-ers (or Millenials), and according to forecasters this generation is predicted to spend $200 billion dollars in the U.S. this year alone. So why embrac
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The North jumped out to a quick 14-0 in the first three minutes of the 34th annual Lions All-Star football game at Harrison Stadium on Saturday.
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James Huffman, former dean of Lewis and Clark Law School in Oregon, writes an exceptionally depressing passage in a column about the spotted owl: Two decades after millions of acres of federal forests in the Northwest were virtually closed to...
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Students at Redding City Ballet come and go, but the friendships, education and dance connections made in the dance studio continue to grow and will last forever thanks to the Internet and Facebook. Redding City Ballet is proud of the dancers that are going on to great things this coming season, but we are sad they won't be
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So our beloved weather woman says here of her new job in Houston, a major metro media market where she'll have more interesting weather to cover than Redding....
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Firefighters contained a vegetation fire to a quarter-acre this afternoon off Placer Road in Centerville.
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Just a smidgin' of the now very famous gray whale fans watching her from atop the Hwy. 101 bridge over the Klamath River. Photo compliments of Ashala Tylor. See more of Ashala's whale photos at ashalatylorimages.wordpress.co​m and http://www.flickr.com/photos/a​shala....
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The mother gray whale is still there. Since my last posting on July 27th, lots have happened. Approximately ten boats attempted to agitate her into swimming back to the ocean. They worked together as a group while beating on...
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So much green and nice yellow happening out in the planter boxes. The morning watering revealed treasures. Our big sunflower grew from the bird seed we put in the yard. It’s gorgeous. There are tiny bees on the face. They are hard to see in the photograph because they blend in so well. If you [...]
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Yesterday's mystery photo was the inside of the Glenburn Community Church located in Glenburn in eastern Shasta County. It was built way back in 1885 and is still going strong with a healthy membership attending church service every Sunday morning....
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  While the mainstream media attempts to paint Anders Behring Breivik, the terrorist bomber and shooter who killed over 76 people in Oslo last week, as a “fundamentalist Christian,” a 1,500 page document he wrote reveals not only that he did not consider himself a Christian believer, but that he was a mason, held s
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The Redding area will see a slight drop off from triple-digit temperatures through next week.
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This Buckeye area home sold for $247K in 2006. According to the listing, it’s a 1966 built 3/2 of about 1196 sqft on .62 acre. Buckeye is the unincorporated Shasta County area just north of Redding, b
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August - from the Latin Augustus - is a word variously meaning majestic, venerable, inspiring admiration, and stately. A name derived from the Roman ruler of the same name – it seems well-chosen for August, the eighth month of our calendar year. A month in the North State garden that is synonymous with plenty, August [...
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Talk about a crazy opener for the Colt .45s-Crabs series.
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Usually an all-star game follows the season of the sport.
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I view the Lions All-Star football game as both the last prep football game and the first collegiate football game for those playing.
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It's hard to imagine that a future traffic jam has ever been forecast in detail so exhaustive — and then ignored with so cavalier a shrug — as the mess that the Shasta County supervisors will help create if they sign off on the Knighton Road shopping center that they'll consider Monday.
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Last weekend I watched "Inside Job," a recent documentary about the housing bust and the global financial crisis that it triggered in 2008 and that we're still suffering from.
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Instead of the name-calling and confusion that seem to be getting out of control in never-peaceful Washington, D.C., over our nation's chronic debts and politics as usual, I have a suggestion.
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When is the proper time to have our government live within its means?
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Our generation grew up in the 1950s, when life was slower and very good. Then, you came along in the '60s just look at what has happened in the name of progress!
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If I don't get my Social Security check because of this debt ceiling crisis, I won't vote for a Republican again.
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Obama wants to be recognized and re-elected by his intentions, not his results. That work for you?
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To Timothy Duffy (letter, Monday): The so-called garbage being handed out at the library was pocket Constitutions.
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Shasta County supervisors will consider a controversial 92-acre retail center that would remake the landscape between Redding and Anderson at a special meeting Monday.
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A statewide redistricting committee released final maps Friday that, if approved, could bump two longtime Republican politicians out of Shasta and Siskiyou counties.
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Cornerstone Community Bank, started in Red Bluff five years ago by a group of north state businessmen, is expanding in Redding.
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A vegetation fire Friday near Palo Cedro is the latest in a handful of fires keeping firefighters busy this week in Shasta County.
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Sporting a black eye and fat lip from a jailhouse fight with another inmate, Charles David Berlinghoff on Friday lost a last-ditch effort to have a new defense attorney appointed to represent him in his highly publicized sex-crime case.
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The POP! Super-Sized Thrift Shop is doing it again with the Half Off on Everything August Summer Blow Out. The thrift shop is POP’s main way to raise money for its food bank and resource center, which serves 16,000 people annually. Their newly remodeled store has a huge selection of merchandise, from clothing to housewar
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The Redding Police Department, along with representatives of city government and the neighborhoods in Redding, are preparing for this year’s National Night Out Celebration. The event will be held tonight (Tuesday, August 2) in numerous neighborhoods around our city and usually lasts from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. (Update:
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On July 27th, 2011, officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Iverson Avenue for the report of a structure fire. The officers were alerted by fire personnel that the origin of the fire appeared to be associated with a large marijuana grow inside the home. Based on this information, the [...]
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NorCal Respiratory Inc. has moved to 3075 Crossroads Drive in Redding.
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In 1911: The Standard Oil Co. had purchased a small lot from the Redding Lime and Brick Co. on which it planned to erect an oil tank, displacing the one in the city limits in the Boardman addition. The city trustees not long before ordered Standard Oil to move its tank. The biggest trust in the world obeyed the mandate of t
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Preschool students at Munchkin University in Redding listen Friday as teacher Nicole Lane reads to them on their last day of school.
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It's been a pretty good summer for 11-year-old Kailee Sebastinelli.
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An Anderson woman pleaded not guilty Friday in Shasta County Superior Court to charges that she embezzled $14,000 from a small water company where she had been hired as a bookkeeper.
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Officers arrested a 59-year-old man staying at a Redding recreational vehicle park Thursday night after he pointed a starter pistol at two park residents, police said.
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North state law enforcement officials Friday announced results from an ongoing, multicountry marijuana enforcement operation targeting illegal marijuana gardens in the Mendocino National Forest.
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The Committee to Save the Redding Convention Center is mounting a last-minute campaign to flood Council Chambers on Monday with opposition to the city's plan to lease the building to Bethel Church.
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A huge box of delicious pork chow neon for 5 bucks this little hole in the wall in Anderson is a gem.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm glad I don't have worse concerns than this, but my daughter is going to Mexico with another family and I'm worried she will cook herself on the beach if I'm not there harping on her to wear sunscreen. Now that my kids are teens, they are quite independent and don't seem to care th
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Note: 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 October 2009. Payton was 9, Jonah 7, and Davey 5.
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Breann Cannon and John Selke
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It takes two pages of tiny print to list all of James Patterson's novels, most for adults, some for children. It's hard to tell which series is the most popular, but two of the top ones are the Alex Cross series and the Women's Murder Club series, of which "The 10th Anniversary" is the 10th.
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Melissa Farrell and Steven Morgado
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I find flying economy class to be, at its best, a study in cooperative behavior. Like all socialization, I learned correct behaviors through a series of observations and lessons; like the time I got my head stuck between the tray table and the back of the seat when I leaned over and the person in front of me reclined. Lucky
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This week's article is written by Andrea Eldridge.
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We are living longer. Medical science has defeated many diseases that once shortened our lives. These extra years are not without problems; living longer allows us to become acquainted with illnesses that, in years past, we would not have lived long enough to develop.
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If there's any evidence to that effect, I'd really like to see it. But a labor group is running radio ads in Southern California trying to scare voters out of signing petitions (for the "Amazon tax" referendum and other conservative...
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A 28-year-old Redding man was killed early Wednesday in a solo traffic accident in a remote part of Lassen County, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said today.
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 Father Our Visit Deacon Pat
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The mystery photo is the Glenburn Community Church located in Glenburn. The winner is James Rickert who guessed it correctly at 9:17 a.m. Congratulations James! James has won himself a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and a wall...
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A 46-year-old Anderson woman pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court to charges that she embezzled $14,000 from a small water company where she had been hired as a bookkeeper.
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North state law enforcement officials Friday announced results from an ongoing, multicounty marijuana enforcement operation targeting illegal marijuana gardens in the Mendocino National Forest.
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Sporting a black eye and fat lip from a jailhouse fight with another inmate, Charles David Berlinghoff lost a last-ditch effort today in Shasta County Superior Court to have a new defense attorney appointed to represent him in his highly-publicized sex-crime case.
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Crews are rushing to a fire burning on Whispering Oaks Road south of Highway 44 near Palo Cedro.
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Earwigs wouldn't thrive in California’s dry climate without the moisture and shade provided by irrigated landscapes. If earwigs are a problem, reduce hiding places and surface moisture. Initiate a regular trapping program. If these measures are followed, insecticide treatments should not be necessary. Source: UC Integrate
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Looking for a healthy, handy snack? Here's how to turn berries, peaches, apricots and other fruits into fruit leather.
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The Committee to Save the Redding Convention Center is mounting a last minute campaign to flood Council Chambers on Monday with opposition to the city’s plan to lease the building to Bethel Church.
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Quit fretting so much about the debt limit, says a blogger at the Big Picture: Come what may, the US will always be the least dirty shirt in the hamper, despite Washington's best efforts....
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Bay Citizen reports that state budget cuts might leave rural Northern California's summer skies quieter after this year: For the past 28 years, the state's Campaign Against Marijuana Planting has been a predictable rite of summer. Run by the California...
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Another gem made by George Lucas. This film looks amazing. This movie is based on the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers a plan for eliminating the dark gunk that accumulates in sink drains.
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William F. Ruddiman's ,"Plows, Plagues and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate," explores climate patterns of the past and what's happening now.
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During the wet, cold spring, I noticed very few bees in my backyard orchard. Can I improve pollination in my orchard by importing mason bees?
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If you are lucky enough to have more tomatoes, squash, peaches, plums or other goodies from the garden than you can eat right now, save them for later. Using the sun or a dehydrator to dry produce is easy and economical.
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What is the name of this 1880s church? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award certificate...
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Guys are not always the most excited about having senior portraits done. Most guys just do it for their mom at first, but after being photographed by Tom they really enjoy their session and look forward to seeing their pictures. The best way to keep them involved is to find out what they are into and well, Tom is a real guy
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This Russian guy must have every gun known to man.
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Thanks to information from http://www.1stcavmedic.com/jane_fonda.htm HOLLYWOOD, July 17 (UPI) — Actress Jane Fonda blasted the QVC television shopping network for supposedly caving into pressure to cancel an appearance to pitch her new book. Fonda fired off a message on her Web site accusing QVC of bowing to a boycott
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Great video submitted by dab. CLICK Jeep fun
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I remember doing stuff like this when I was a kid. Nowadays parents are way too over protective and the consider this kind of horse play “unsafe”. What do they know?
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Obama misstated his birth date by 3 weeks? Guess he forgot it has to match the Birth Certificate they made for him from Hawaii.
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There’s nothing quite like the sound of gunfire followed by an explosion of flames.
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Here’s a Quail Ridge home. We like this neighborhood very much. This one is a 1402 sq ft 3/2 built in 1991. There are more
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And when I say women of Rockabilly, I mean Wanda Jackson and Imelda May. I got the chance to see both women in concert this week, and man what a show.Jackson, 73, started off in country, met and dated a guy named Elvis and at his suggestion, started singing rock. She's played with Poison Ivy and Lux Interior of
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Demoralized House Republicans are trying for a third straight day to pass a debt-ceiling bill that has almost no chance of surviving the Senate, even as the clock ticks closer to next week's deadline for avoiding a potentially calamitous government default.
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Too all the Shasta County and surrounding residents who are experiencing problems with family court. Get registered and let us know you are participating in the August 12 national protest. DO YOU WANT TO TELL YOUR KIDS ONE DAY, THAT YOU DECIDED NOT TO FIGHT FOR THEM WHEN YOU HAD AN AMAZING OPPURT
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The heat wavelet bringing the north state a moderate dose of triple-digit afternoon temperatures will stick around a few more days. Redding will top out today at 105 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The average high in Redding on today's date is 99 degrees and the record high is 116 degrees.
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Not too long ago I bought this super sweet Masher jersey from Twin Six. Go ahead, take a second to bask in her beauty. I know, it's awesome. Of course it is, because Twin Six makes their jerseys out of polyester and unicorn eyelashes. Now don't go firing off angry PETA comments at me. I [...]
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Officers arrested a 59-year-old man staying at a Redding recreational vehicle park Thursday night after he pointed a starter pistol at two other park residents, police said.
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The hours of operation at the Social Security office on Park Marina Drive in Redding will be reduced 30 minutes each weekday starting next month.
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The Ranch from Patrick S Kearns on Vimeo.
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The federal government's staggering and rapidly growing debt is a heavy burden on the next generation of taxpayers and a crisis in the making if seemingly endless trillion-dollar deficits spook the investors who, to date, have continued to float America loans at teaser rates.
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We're in the midst of a great four-year national debate on the size and reach of government, the future of the welfare state, indeed, the nature of the social contract between citizen and state. The distinctive visions of the two parties — social-democratic versus limited-government — have underlain every de
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As a resident of Redding for 17 years, I am concerned that we will lose our Convention Center to a private organization that has proposed to rent the building for five years with a guarantee of another five years, making possible a 10-year lease. All of Bethel Church leaders' consoling words that the Convention Center w
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CHICO – The Red Bluff 11-12 Little League All-Stars left no doubt they can handle pressure throughout the team's run for the state title.
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On Thursday, July 28, 2011, at 8:23 p.m., the Redding Police Department received a report of a man brandishing a firearm at a neighbor at the Redding RV Park, 11075 Campers Court. When officers arrived at 8:29 p.m., they found the man, William Chandler, 59 years of Talent, Oregon, inside an RV at the park. [...]
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A Northern California city is on the hook for more than $11,000 and a handful of special districts could face $5,000 fines if they don't file employee salary reports.
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The North Valley Aquatic League (NVAL) swim championships scheduled this weekend is a different meet compared with other summer swimming events.
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With the Humboldt Crabs coming to town, the Redding Colt .45s won't lack any motivation for its final regular-season home series this weekend.
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As July winds down, football is on the horizon.
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Redding's hoteliers will throw their clout behind a volunteer citizens campaign to keep the civic auditorium in public hands as the City Council considers leasing the building to Bethel Church.
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Shasta County's In-Home Supportive Services workers will have to decide between a pay cut and slashed medical benefits as part of this year's labor negotiations with the county.
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A Redding woman was treated and released from Shasta Regional Medical Center early Thursday morning after a man smashed a motel room telephone over her head, Redding police said.
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Charlie Menoher is retiring again, sending ripples through the education community.
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A Redding man accused of trying to rob a South Market Street minimart at knifepoint Monday night started "going crazy" after he initially complied with commands from a store patron to drop his weapon and get down on the floor, according to a Redding police report.
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Thirty-seven years ago Henry Krantz did something that changed the lives of Douglas Lapp and Toby Nixon.
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Human remains found earlier this week by Siskiyou County sheriff's deputies are not thought to be related to any of the county's cold cases, a spokesperson said Thursday.
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In 1911: It is estimated that at least 200 automobiles had passed through Baird that summer. The "Old Oregon Road" was still the favorite highway for whizzwagons on the way between Oregon and California. The new road from Kennett to Antler did not seem to be favored.
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Volunteer James Hayward shows Munuel Valdivia, 9, how to use a spear pole Wednesday during the P'Eleen Boos Indian Education Camp in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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The Red Bluff 11-12 All-Stars are the NorCal Little League State Champions after defeating Petaluma 7-5 on Thursday night in Chico.
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Jindra's Antiques to host grand opening
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What: Indigo Brew Jazz Quartet When: Friday & Saturday, July 29-30, from 7-10 p.m. Where: CR Gibbs American Grill's Patio, 2300 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96002 The Indigo Brew Jazz Quartet is Patricia Soares on piano, Tyler Mansfield on guitar, Jake Soares on drums and Marc Soares on bass. C R Gibbs American Grille can
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Polenta
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Pasta Salad
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Pasta Broccoli
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Linguine with Clam Sauce
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Fumi Chicken Salad
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Antipasto Platter
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Find music in Weed at the 4&20 Festival, a celebration of logging at the Lumberjack Fiesta in McCloud and Japanese drumming in Mount Shasta this weekend.
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This is the story of Shasta County's four courthouses. It doesn't include the branch courthouses that have been in various places throughout Shasta County over the years.
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Shasta County Marshal Office, Marshal Volunteer Program seeks people to help with clerical work and help people in the courthouse.
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A 41-year-old Hat Creek man arrested earlier this month after drugs and a sawed-off shotgun was found inside his home has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for violating probation.
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As a resident of Redding for 17 years, I am concerned that we will lose our Convention Center to a private organization that has proposed to rent the building for five years with a guarantee of another five years, making possible a 10-year lease. All of Bethel Church leaders' consoling words that the Convention Center w
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We're in the midst of a great four-year national debate on the size and reach of government, the future of the welfare state, indeed, the nature of the social contract between citizen and state. The distinctive visions of the two parties — social-democratic versus limited-government — have underlain every de
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You know what the truly remarkable thing about the $14 trillion national debt is? How insanely cheap America's borrowing actually is. Even though the national debt is very close to the annual output of the entire U.S. economy -- and...
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What: Two nights of musical performers this weekend -- RJ spinning acid jazz on Friday and Allison & Victor on Saturday When: 8 p.m. both nights - Friday (July 29) and Saturday (July 30) Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant, 1790 Market St, Redding, CA 96001 Vinyl Night with RJ spinning acid jazz, Friday, July [...]
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Senior Portraits are in full swing! Still have our 1/2 off sessions until school starts and only have a handful of those sessions left!! 223-5456. This senior is from Central Valley High School is Shasta Lake City. To see more photos from her session visit our
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The main part of 'town' was located beside the Sacramento River at the mouth of Slate Creek. Its location gave the town its first name - Slate Creek. It served as the location of the Whitlow Stage Station and Slate...
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Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement agents arrested two people, destroyed more than 200 marijuana plants and seized drugs, paraphernalia and a gun Wednesday in a search on Vaquero Lane in Red Bluff.
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On Thursday, July 28, at 0235 hours (2:35 a.m.), police officers were dispatched to the Redding Inn located at 2010 Pine Street to investigate an assault. The victim was identified as Dyann Black, 47, of Redding. She was found in the parking lot, suffering from a severe laceration on the top of her head. She [...]
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are banter, fumble and glance. A Sure ThingWe’re the whitest people in here and I say so, out loud, enough to get punched in the arm from my date, Grace, a woman with very pale skin and long, fine blond hair, t
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Firefighters contained a vegetation blaze to two acres this afternoon on Brookdale Road near Millville.
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Hey, say what you will about the redistricting process, at least Shasta and Siskiyou counties will be, for the next decade, in California's 1st Assembly District, 1st Senate District and 1st Congressional District. So say the maps posted by political...
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I doubt most readers follow the intricacies of tax litigation at the state Supreme Court, but the Chronicle's Bob Egelko does, and he reports a doozy of a ruling handed down Monday: SAN FRANCISCO -- The state Supreme Court made...
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I'm not sure how clear it might have been in the stories and editorial we had about the letter the Shasta County Board of Supervisors' vote to send a letter of protest (ghost-written by Republican lawmakers' offices) to the Citizens...
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In a new National Geographic article on the proposed removal of the Klamath River hydroelectric dams, the author says the plan will be going to Congress for authorization "in the coming weeks" and, touches lightly on the politics of the...
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Siskiyou county sheriff’s deputies found human remains earlier this week but the sheriff’s office doesn’t believe the remains are related to any of the county’s cold cases, a spokesperson said Thursday.
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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: Majical. Go to www.vivadowntownredding.org/about.html
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"I can still see that paper collage in my mind," artist and Enterprise High School art instructor Tami Watson said about a colorful kindergarten artistic endeavor. Post-kindergarten painting workshops, a bachelor's in art from UCLA, a year abroad in France studying art and architecture, a stint at the Los Angeles Getty Cent
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“Fresh food, family run, friendly,” e-mailed Shasta College instructor Dennis Weber urging me to check out Jose’s Family Diner, which serves breakfast and lunch six days a week in a modest industrial building off Airport Road.
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The following are on-going volunteer opportunities listed under "Volunteer Opportunity of the Week" in the paper on Fridays. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY — Agency: American Cancer Society Volunteer opportunities: Office staff, patient services staff and drivers needed. Training available: Orientation and/or on-the-job training R
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Simply put, Bombay’s knows how to draw a crowd. The bar (1730 California St.) has been around a few years now, and has narrowed its focus to answer the question, What is there to do?
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The non-profit Westside Performing Arts Company’s summer theater academy will again go out with a bang. Its director, Trish Harris, has pretty much guaranteed that by packing the revue with the best bits from five musicals.
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Over the next 15 months look to see a lot of ads like this one the GOP's already running back East....
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Greg Lucas has a great article in Capitol Weekly on how the two states' economies stack up -- where we can compete and where we shouldn't bother. His concluding quote, from Stephen Levy of the Center for Continuing Study of...
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These guys are treating aircraft like toys that’s real smart.
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A Fox 29 reporter and video journalist were sent to the home of a man charged in a strange case of animal cruelty when the son of the suspect attacked them on live TV. Reporter Chris O’Connell was doing a live report on the case that was triggered by a police raid after the man
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Can Obama have it both ways? Absolutely not! However if you are speaking in the main stream, Obama media, you will be admonished and degraded to the point of being called a racist if you dare to speak up and quote the truth about Obama and what he says. I was taught that if you [...]
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A Redding woman was treated and released at Shasta Regional Medical Center early this morning after a man smashed a motel room telephone over her head.
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Crews this morning are fighting a grass and brush fire in the foothills well below Shingletown that's threatening two mobile homes.
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Northern Sacramento Valley has definitely swung into summer mode. Temperatures across the valley floor will peak around 103 degrees this afternoon. The average high temperature in Redding on this date is 99 degrees and the record high is 113 degrees. Winds will blow out of the north to northwest up to 7 m
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Summer is the season around here for long bike rides, although one cyclist’s definition of a long ride might be another’s definition of insanity. If by long you mean loooooonnng, you may be happy to learn that Adventure Cycling Association has included Highway 89 from Mount Shasta to Truckee on a new, 2,400-mile Sierra
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Upfront disclosure: of all Shakespeare’s comedies, “Love’s Labor's Lost” has long been the most elusive for me. I never understood the characters’ motivations or how the seemingly random sub-plots fit together. Like why would a quartet of yeasty young noblemen give up food, sleep and sex to devote themselves to un
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Gavin Newsom, hero of California's beleaguered businesses?
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First came the plans, then came the criticism. To be expected — except the criticism came from ideological allies.
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I would like to talk about the Sacramento River Trail. Have you walked the south side lately? I did early on a recent morning, and I have to say I was horrified and disappointed. Piles of branches where the city has clear-cut the natural foliage so that we can see the river have been left in piles. These piles have obviousl
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In the Community section July 19, Schirete Zick and Melissa Jackson reported on the efforts of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest to reforest parts of the forest devastated by the wildfires on 2008. This is a commendable undertaking to say the least.
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Last Thursday evening there was a dinner fundraiser at Cedar Tree Restaurant in Palo Cedro for Seth Chapman. He is the young man who was found unconscious at Kobe Restaurant.
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Report of good news and good people: A gentleman employee at the Pine Street Safeway store took to the bank my envelope with cash enclosed ready for deposit that he found on the grounds — would you believe? — outside the store. We can be proud and feel blessed to have such people in our community.
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We were fortunate to have the Mt. Shasta Taiko Drummers in Redding, two years in a row, for the ArtHop anniversary in July. What a treat! I am mesmerized by them every time. I’m not just in awe of the music. I’m in awe of the athleticism, strength and agility it takes to pound on [...]
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For 15 years many youngsters from around Northern California have had their first outdoors experience through the youth camping program at Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office Wednesday released the identity of a woman who died Saturday in a south Redding structure fire.
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A 20-year-old transient Wednesday was charged with setting the April 7 fire that gutted a building at the former King Richard's Auto Dealership in Redding.
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Food, music, games, family fun and a parade await attendees to the 64th annual Lumberjack Fiesta this weekend in McCloud.
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RED BLUFF — A host of unanswered questions remain about a new state fire prevention fee signed into law this month, a top fire official told the Tehama County Board of Supervisors this week.
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The north state's midyear foreclosure rate is among the 40 highest in the nation, online database RealtyTrac reported today.
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While the economy weighs on parents' minds, it's not necessarily affecting their spending as they shop for another school year.
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A Redding woman who has been in Shasta County jail since 2005 on suspicion of murdering a 35-year-old woman won't be going to trial.
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A handful of north state branches are among more than 3,600 retail outlets across the country under consideration for closure.
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For much of his 30 minute presentation Wednesday, Jack Stewart of the California Manufacturers and Technology Association used numbers and anecdotes to cover familiar territory:
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The Redding Colt .45s lost their third straight game by falling to the Neptune Pearl 7-5 on the road in Alameda on Wednesday.
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The District 4C-1 Lions will host the 34th annual all-star football game at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Stadium in Oroville. The Lions' website asks the question, "Who will be the next star?"
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Haven Humane Society's 2nd Tuesday dining club will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 9 at Nello's Place on Bechelli Lane in Redding.
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In 1911: Clinton L. Walker, son of Thomas B. Walker in charge of the Walker timber lands on the Pacific Coast, was in Redding. The company was surveying a railroad line from the Tamarack summit to Balls Ferry, a distance of 45 miles. Walker said "no particular significance can be attached to the survey being made at thi
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Taylor Boggs' NFL dream starts in New York. The lynchpin of the Humboldt State University offensive line at the center position, the 6-foot-3, 300-pound Boggs didn't get his name called during the NFL draft in late April and signed an undrafted free agent deal with the New York Jets. Messages left for Boggs, who went [...]
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The L.A. Times relays word of a new bill signed into law: Houses where registered sex-offenders live cannot be used on election day for polling places under a measure signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Wait a sec....
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OK, I heard last night on the radio that, presuming the Legislature approves Gov. Jerry Brown's nomination of Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court, the court would be the first in the nation to have a majority of Asian-American...
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The political fates are truly smiling on Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Even as he tours the country, talks to potential conservative supporters (including those in Northern California) and weighs running for president, the Texas governor is blessed with this kind...
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A Redding woman who has been in Shasta County jail since 2005 on suspicion of murdering a 35-year-old woman won’t be going to trial.
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With all the recent news about what will happen with estate taxes, the process of probate has come up quite a bit.  Sometimes probate is mentioned in a low-key, matter-of-fact kind of way; at other times it is presented as something scary, and to be avoided at all costs. We know our readers have seen the term often
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Is this Redding City Councilman Rick Bosetti's son who's speaking out against the Air Force's Christian-themed nuclear-weapons ethics training? Why yes it is. The United States Air Force has been training young missile officers about the morals and ethics of...
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This outlook is issued every Wednesday to update the Sunday weekly forecast and provide a weather outlook for the next 10 days. Temperatures Thursday (the 28th) through the weekend will be 3 to 5 degrees above normal, with Redding seeing high temperatures 100 to 105. The thing controlling our weather is the large, high-pres
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Southbound Interstate 5 just south of Corning was blocked for nearly an hour this afternoon after a pickup hauling a cattle trailer crashed and the cows escaped from the trailer.
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Nothing is better during summer than a get-together with great food and barbecuing with family and friends. Keep everyone safe by washing hands often and keeping cold foods cold and hot foods hot.
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The term "Silver Tsunami" was coined by Mary Finn Maples in 2002 when she noted that the baby boomer generation was just beginning to turn 60 years old.
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As most men age their testosterone levels decrease. Stress can also take its toll and reduce this important hormone. Turns out that sitting on the couch watching the news on a big-screen TV can help reduce stress and rebuild testosterone levels in males. Who'da thunk this instinctive male behavior would be so therapeutic?
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office today released the identity of a woman who died Saturday in a south Redding structure fire.
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The Weekly Standard's Christopher Caldwell has a fascinating look at what Elizabeth Warren -- liberal political heartthrob and GOP bogeywoman -- actually thinks. After reviewing the arguments of her 2003 book "The Two-Income Trap," the author writes: You can euphemize...
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A very unique optical illusion made from grass.
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A 20-year-old transient was arrested Tuesday night in connection with the April 7 fire at the former King Richard’s Auto Dealership in Redding.
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Interesting pension initiative that Ted Costa has gone and filed. It would scale back benefits for many public workers and retirees -- but also create a system for private employers to opt in. From the Bee: Requiring CalPERS, within one...
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A Round Mountain man who was an apparent suicide victim Monday evening died of a gun shot wound to the head, the Shasta County Coroner's Office determined today.
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Their story began on June 28th when a mother and calf gray whale turned right into the Klamath River instead of continuing north in the ocean towards their Alaska feeding grounds. The calf supposedly swam back to the ocean last...
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A Redding man arrested in May and set to go to trial in September for allegedly sexually molesting a young girl was ordered today in Shasta County Superior Court to also stand trial for reportedly molesting a second victim about four years ago.
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So reports the Eureka Times-Standard. I confess, given Humboldt County's most famous cash crop, I did not think mariculture referred to oyster farming, but it does: In other matters, the board voted unanimously to approve a $200,000 grant from the...
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Crews quickly contained a fire reported burning grass and other vegetation along Balls Ferry Road at Kimberly Road southeast of Anderson.
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I received this email today from the ACLJ please check this out. President Obama could not be more clear, saying in his television address: “If … we default, we would not have enough money to pay all of our bills — bills that include monthly Social Security checks [and] veterans’ benefits ….” This is not [...]
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I love telling this story. I've used it before as a blog and will probably use it again someday. When politicians and local government get all stirred up, I always think of this guy. I have a clear vision of...
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This video is awesome. You gotta love the shock wave coming off the initial blast.
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A Cinemagraph is described as an image somewhere between a still photograph, and a video. I saw some very creative and artistic Cinemagraphs by talented New York photographer Jamie Beck
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On Tuesday, 7-26-2011, at approximately 2030 hours (8:30 p.m.), deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a motorcycle with two passengers for a traffic violation. The motorcycle fled from the deputy in the area of Kennett Road and Cascade Blvd. A pursuit ensued reaching speeds of 85 mil
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A Redding pair arrested last month on suspicion of stealing a car from a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint were sentenced to prison this morning in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Well this is cold hard evidence that Keanu Reeves is a vampire.
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This is some beautiful art and a very interesting video as well.
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Tiny post offices across northern California and southern Oregon, including those in Castella, Hat Creek, Big Bar and Fort Klamath, are in danger of shutting down as the U.S. Postal Service scrutinizes more than 11 percent of its rural locations nationwide. Of the 111 little-used California post offices potentially on the c
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By the looks of it this lady was in a pharmacy. Obviously she wan’t there soon enough.
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This looks like so much freaking fun.
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A routine traffic stop in Shasta Lake Tuesday evening turned into a chase after two men on a motorcycle tried to escape authorities.
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The slow, steady warming trend underway this week in the northern Sacramento Valley will continue today into the weekend. Afternoon temperatures today across the valley floor will peak around 98 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The average high temperature in Redding on this date is 99 degrees,
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Remember 10 or so years ago when a Sacramento-based taco shop blew into Redding? The one with the slogan, "Sometimes you just gotta have a real taco"? Well, Femme de Joie remembers; she remembers going into the one on Hartnell and experiencing a taco with a side of sleaze and sass from the staff ... [...]
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Monty, when can you legally proceed when you have stopped your vehicle for someone in a crosswalk? There are a couple of vehicle code sections that pertain to your question. The first states that the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or
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What: Musician Tom Smith When: Friday, July 29, at 7:30 p.m. Where: The Bohemian Art Loft, 3304B Bechelli Lane, Redding Tom Smith liked playing the loft so much he's coming back this Friday in a special encore performance of music and dance. The Nashville veteran plays original compositions for guitar and banjo. Dancer Nadi
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On a personal level, anyone who struggles to make a living in these tough times can sympathize with a taxi driver who picks up the paper one day and learns that the city's heavily subsidized bus system is adding a route that will cut deeply into his trade. Who wants to have to compete with the government?
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The big news, as far as the media are concerned, is the political game of debt-ceiling chicken that is being played by Democrats and Republicans in Washington. But, however much the media are focused on what is happening inside the Beltway, there is a whole country outside the Beltway — and the time is long overdue to
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When we eat out at popular restaurants, what are the healthiest dishes to order?  Here are five top picks for chicken dishes at popular restaurant chains. One caveat: Our research revealed that almost all restaurant choices contained over 50 percent of the recommended daily amount of sodium.
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As it looks like the federal government may default and the Treasury may lose the authority to issue checks, a couple of things in the news the last week or so didn't get much press.
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Thomas Spear (letter, Friday) states a Republican "No" vote closed the vets home. Not true! Actually the entire city, county, state and federal powers that be have consistently, through the years, spent more money than can ever be given to them through taxes, fees, levies, etc.
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CHICO — The Red Bluff 11-12 Little League All-Stars are now one win away from becoming Northern California state champions.
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A 20-year-old Redding man arrested earlier this month on suspicion of stabbing another Redding man in the stomach gave up his legal right Tuesday to a preliminary hearing and is scheduled for trial Sept. 20.
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While many students may stop reading in the summer, 13 children with the Eagle Soar Youth Activity Center were content to do just the opposite Tuesday morning at the Redding Barnes & Noble.
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RED BLUFF —Library patrons in the town of Los Molinos were granted a reprieve Tuesday after Tehama County supervisors reversed their decision to shutter the town's branch.
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In 1911: A fire destroyed property valued at $16,300, but only insured for $10,800, on Market Street between Placer and Sacramento. The fire's origin was not known positively, but it was thought to have been due to sparks from a flue, either in Dr. Mueller's residence or from a fire built for washing in the rear of
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Next month's trial for a Redding School District librarian accused of embezzling and stealing from a school parent club was delayed again Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court to Dec. 6.
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A 72-acre vegetation fire in central Shasta County kept firefighters busy Tuesday evening.
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Northern California Insurance Services has unveiled its new website at www.norcalinsurancegals.com.
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A Redding man was hospitalized Monday night after he was stabbed trying to stop a robbery at a minimart on South Market Street in Redding, police said.
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Paul Hauser, Redding Electric Utility director, will leave his post at the end of August after serving just under three years.
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Nearly two-dozen people gathered outside Congressman Wally Herger's office in Redding on Tuesday to protest possible cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
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Shasta County supervisors will send a letter drafted by Sen. Doug LaMalfa's staff objecting to a redistricting proposal that would ban the senator from representing the county.
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On July 26, 2011, at approximately 11:46 a.m., Redding Police Officers responded to the 2000 block of Hawthorne Avenue regarding a suspicious subject who had reportedly entered a garage in this neighborhood. When officers approached the subject, they noticed he displayed symptoms of being under the influence of a controlled
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Redding firefighters work to extinguish a car fire late this afternoon at the Lake Boulevard Chevron station.
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I received an announcement the other day from the California Energy Commission about a new website that, the commission promised, would provide “industry professionals, fleet managers and consumers with information about greener transportation choices for the 21st century.” I ignored the state’s publicity pitch until,
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A 72-acre vegetation fire in central Shasta County kept firefighters busy Tuesday evening.
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Redding Electric Utility (REU) Director Paul Hauser has announced he is leaving his position to become general manager of the Trinity Public Utilities District. His last day with the city will be August 31; he begins his new position with the Trinity PUD on September 6. "Paul has done an outstanding job of leading the [...]
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Redding police said today they arrested a 28-year-old area transient who violently resisted officers who were attempting to detain him.
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Next month’s trial for a Redding School District librarian accused of embezzling and stealing from a school parent club was delayed again today in Shasta County Superior Court to Dec. 6.
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In a comment on a tangentially related blog post, "emil shue" offers this thought about today's editorial. [C]ouldn't the benefit of a smooth working relationship with like minded public servants with similar goals constitute that "serious, long-term Shasta County interest...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — Spring run Chinook salmon “poured into the river last week,” and anglers were rewarded with limits of bright kings with some weighing as much as 30 pounds. The river will be down to its 450 cubic feet per second s
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A Redding man arrested Friday night in connection with a July 1 robbery of an Oregon man at the Vagabond Inn on East Cypress Avenue in which another defendant reportedly used a stun gun on the same alleged victim was arraigned today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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This sounds like a good excuse to find a nice dark spot in the hills this weekend: This year the lesser known Delta Aquarid meteor shower is expected to peak on Friday night, when the Delta Aquarids' more productive Perseid...
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Thanks to all for your positive responses to the posts about the protest, but we need you to go to govabuse.org and/or contact the PLC at  cardhovey@govabuse.org. You can not be coordinated or receive the instructions necessary by simply posting a comment on this bl
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On 07/25/2011, Monday, at 2117 hours (9:17 p.m.), a female reported to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office regarding the possible suicide of her husband. The female stated she had been in an altercation with her husband just prior to hearing gunshots ...
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I've heard talk that the California Republican Assembly this weekend kicked David Reade (Jim Nielsen's chief of staff) and Mark Spannagel (Doug LaMalfa's) out of the venerable conservative group. Their sin? They stand accused of manipulating the CRA's endorsement process,...
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My dad and I have been going to the Reno Air Races for years but recently we have found that they don’t push the planes as hard and most of the big name racers are no longer racing. We decided to try something new for a change of pace so we went to the Capital
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Only a few days are left until workers will begin removing the 520 ft. Trinidad Pier, built in 1945, and constructing a new one. The current wooden pier will be replaced with a 540 ft. long, 24 ft. to 26...
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So once again I have been out fished. This time I caught one dinky bass on a rip bait while my friend Randall and Brother Rick reeled in these massive bass on their soft plastics. They were obviously cheating but I just haven’t figured out how yet.
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... Otto Smalley, 45, of Redding, entered the business and demanded money from the cashier. The cashier, Cheree Fullerton, 26, of Redding, initially refused to comply with Smalley’s demands. Smalley held the front door closed, retrieved a knife from his waistband and ...
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I can’t wait for this game to come out!There are too few airplane games out there and most of them suck as it is. This gameplay looks intense and Ace Combat has always had pretty realistic flight controls. When this game is released I will be out of touch for a while so if you
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This guy has some amazing artistic skill. He put some much tim and effort into this project and then you watch the end of the video and you want to punch someone.
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Skaters to do some fun tricks in the park of Bellevue (Whashington) when a woman shouted for help. Two babies were locked in a car parked in direct sunlight. After watching this video how could you consider skateboarding a crime. I’m sure someone will edit this video so as to make it look as if
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Hey, remember the Beatles tune “I am the Walrus, koo koo Cadjew.” Well in case you don’t they were a popular music group from a long ago, more carefree day. Still, not quite as carefree as 2005, wh
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Shasta County Sheriff's investigators are scrutinizing a suicide reported in Round Mountain late Monday as a possible crime.
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The northern Sacramento Valley will continue hot today by any standards other than its own. Temperatures will peak at 95 degrees across the valley floor. That's a noteworthy departure from the normal high in Redding on this date of 100 degrees. Today's record high is 113 degrees. North winds will blow tod
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Blink and you’ll miss Redding’s newest farmers' market, tucked alongside Enterprise Health Foods on Hartnell Avenue. So, keep your eyes wide open. You don’t want to miss this little Thursday night gem, or the passionate people from the Mountain Growers Association, who head down from the hills every week to bring heal
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By law, the Citizens Redistricting Commission is barred from considering political-party registration or the convenience of incumbents when it draws districts for Assembly, Senate and congressional seats — a process it expects to essentially complete with the release of final draft maps Friday.
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There are plenty of reasons for the public hearings state legislators often stage in various parts of California. The reason most suspect — grandstanding to impress constituents — is certainly one. But hearings on prospective new laws also give the public and affected persons of all kinds a chance to make lawmak
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Lately there are politicians who are gathering the courage to address the word "seniors" when discussing the dismal economy. President Barack Obama opened the gate when he suggested giving them a pain pill and sending them home. The subject is edging to the forefront of issues to be prioritized as cost-cutting budge
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Regarding the giveaway to Southwest Paper, it appears that council member Patrick Jones is the only person on the council who has any sense. The only people who would benefit from this are the few special-interest ones.
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Regarding the felony rate, our felons here don't seem to mind repeating their stints at Susanville, and I suspect that is part of the reason Shasta county contributes proportionately more prisoners to the system.
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At least one local cab company claims a new RABA bus route along Airport Road will hurt business.
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A Redding man acquitted of attempted murder last week in connection with an April 22 shooting at Enterprise Community Park pleaded no contest Monday in Shasta County Superior Court to discharging a firearm with gross negligence in exchange for time served and three years of probation.
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A fledgling mobile ice cream business claims a bitter competitor forced city officials last week to reconsider a concession agreement that allowed it to sell treats in Enterprise Park.
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Several hundred south Redding property owners have begun shelling out for higher flood insurance premiums.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office on Monday released the name of the 22-year-old Redding man killed early Sunday morning when his car crashed into a utility pole in Palo Cedro.
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A fifth criminal count Monday was added to the list of charges against the Redding woman accused of fatally running over her boyfriend in a Hilltop Drive parking lot after an early morning Jan. 1 argument.
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The Northern California Small Business Development Center and Business Entrepreneurship Center at Shasta College will host a free class on learning the techniques of putting together winning proposals.
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Shasta County supervisors may vote today to send a letter, drafted at Sen. Doug LaMalfa's office, opposing a state redistricting plan that would bar him from representing Shasta County.
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In 1911: Stealing a ride from Dunsmuir on a car of train No. 15, a man named J. Robinson from San Francisco was killed directly in front of the Lamoine Depot. The mangled body was discovered by the engineer of the next southbound freight. The name of the dead man was not learned until the coroner arrived and searched his po
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A 36-year-old Red Bluff man died Sunday after he was hit by a power boat while drifting down the Sacramento River on a raft, the Tehama County Sheriff's Office reported.
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On July 25, 2011 at approximately 10:47 a.m., Redding Police officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle leaving the Super 8 Motel at 5175 Churn Creek Road in Redding. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Nathan Gibson, 37, of Redding, immediately fled upon seeing officers. Gibson drove eastboun
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A man was stabbed in the head tonight while trying to stop a robbery at a mini mart on South Market Street in Redding, police said.
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A Redding man was hospitalized Monday night after he was stabbed trying to stop a robbery at a mini mart on South Market Street in Redding, according to Redding police.
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Hey, last video post and then I'll get back to real writing. I promise. But this is really too good not to share. And by "too good" I mean absolutely epic. Grover as Ad Rock, the Grouch as MCA and Cookie Monster as Mike D. I could watch this forever. Sesame Street break
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"We need a centralized base of arbitrary intervention to overcome the distributed political power that is blocking forward progress." So said Gov. Jerry Brown, at a renewable-energy conference, according to The Bee. His experience with CEQA hangups as mayor of...
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Vote online to help Local Singer win chance for 60k Scholarship!
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CANDIS VAUGHAN AND TREVER LEACH WIN DANCING WITH THE STARS SHASTA COUNTY STYLE!
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A Redding man acquitted last week of attempted murder in connection with an April 22 shooting at Enterprise Community Park pleaded no-contest Monday in Shasta County Superior Court to discharging a firearm with gross negligence in exchange for time-served and three years’ probation.
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Q. How would you, as a person of faith, explain death to a young child? My father died when I was small. I was told that my dad was up in heaven with Jesus. It was not very reassuring. The adults were extremely upset and never talked to me about how I felt. Today, I would ask Spirit to guide me in how to listen to a child w
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Just when I thought Sons Of Guns couldn’t get any more awesomer! They build a chrome machine gun complete with chopper handle bars.
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A cyclist (or so I presume), seeing last week's blog discussion about the proposed bill requiring drivers in most cirumstances to keep a full three feet between their car or truck and any bicyclist they pass on the road, replies...
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The Redding woman accused of fatally running over her boyfriend in a Hilltop Drive parking lot after an early morning Jan. 1 argument saw today a fifth criminal count added to the list of charges against her.
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This piece by Beth Rowen at InfoPlease should be read by all. Since its inception in February 2009, the Tea Party movement—with the help of viral videos and social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter—almost instantly found a large and loyal following that has gained traction and supporters. In fact, Gallup po
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I love Mexican food but I constantly argue with my friends about which one is truly best in our area. Take the poll and if you have any suggestions let me know I would be happy to add them.
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It's no longer here, but it was once located in the forest eleven miles south of Big Bend. The last time I was there (few years ago) a wooden sign marked the spot. Wengler was once home to approximately 300...
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Great collection of when good boats go bad videos.
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A 36-year-old Red Bluff man died Sunday after he was hit by a power boat while drifting down the Sacramento River on a raft, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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I wanted to ask a question that has been on my mind for a while now. I wanted to get a feel for what everyone else thought?
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This music matches the video perfectly. This man was drunk and he was on a mission. I know this video is old but I felt it deserved a re-post.
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This idiot is so disrespectful. He gets up in the face of an elderly man that served our country and calls him a coward. You have to love the fact that Buzz lands a beautiful punch right to the morons face.
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This protest is specifically about the court corruption, "Assigned Judges Program", court appointed guardian ad-litem, etc. If you are a victim of the family court corruption, then we are offering you the best oppurtunity to stand up and be heard, for your children ! If you choose to bow out, how will you tell your child on
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That's Dan Walters' contention in this morning's column: Those hit with the new fire fees, backed by their legislators, complain in essence that they shouldn't have to pay because they already pay state taxes - an illogical contention if there...
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The Sons of Guns crew ran into this congressional medal of honor decorated World War II soldier and offered to restore his flamethrower to it’s former glory going so far as to get it to working condition. They even let the guy use it!
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We are now offering this extraordinary property for sale. It has a building pad with unmatched views, like you see above. Once, it was the Jealous Mine. A 17.1 parcel that produced
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The living ruddy flesh of the Mazanita flows gracefully over the gray wooden skeleton of it’s past. A living glacier. It doesn’t
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This is freaking awesome and hilarious I especially love the little switchblade and nun-chuck light sabers.
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“Grande Vista” means “I see my cup of coffee,” when translated to the Starbuckian tongue. This Cal Vet foreclosure home seems to have last sold in 1998 for $150K. Back then, it was lis
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Glad to hear this rider wasn’t hurt. This had to be pretty scary.
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This farting prankster chose the wrong target at his local Target.
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Red Bluff police arrested two Sacramento men late Sunday after a witness reported them throwing rocks at the Big 5 Sporting Goods store on the 500 block of South Main Street.
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The northern Sacramento Valley will bake in typical July heat this week, if you average a relatively mild start against a warm-up forecast for later. Top temperatures across the valley floor will wind up in the mid-90s today and Tuesday, which is actually a bit below normal for late July. The average high tempera
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"If I had my little way I'd eat peaches every day." --Presidents of the USA (video) Peaches are currently plentiful in the North State. Lucky for us we can now savor the opportunity to eat peaches every day as the song suggests. How do you enjoy the quintessential summer fruit? Besides enjoying a warm, fresh peach pi
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The summertime drive from overheated Redding to the refreshing waters of the Trinity River and the Pacific Ocean may be easier in a few years, but vacationers might have to share the highway with more big rigs. The next round of improvements to the Buckhorn Grade on Highway 299 west of Redding is scheduled to [...]
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What: Shasta Regional Community Foundation announces two upcoming arts grant opportunities When: Deadlines for letters of intent are Aug. 14 and Aug. 31 “We believe arts play a key role in building our communities; providing focus for, reflecting, and celebrating local culture.” Beth Freeman, program director at the fou
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Baffling. There's no other word for the Redding City Council's decision last week to fritter away the time and expense of an appeal of Shasta County Superior Court Judge Monica Marlow's injunction against the city's rules governing speech in front of the Shasta County library.
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Thanks to a little-discussed state Supreme Court decision in January, the U.S. Constitution's Fourth Amendment protections against "unreasonable searches and seizures" don't necessarily apply in California anymore.
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Why can't the Republicans go elsewhere to make pests of themselves?
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Animal abandonment and neglect is a tragedy in any form. Eight 2-month-old puppies were dropped off in the wilderness near Rock Creek Road and found their way to my doorstep on July 15. It is hard to say how long they had been abandoned, but they were extremely hungry and relieved to find human contact and a nice dinner
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The Chico Outlaws will be playing a number of games in Redding beginning in early August. What a great opportunity for those interested in our community having a minor-league team.
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If you're on Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid or are about to enter those programs, when you vote in the 2012 elections show your congressional representatives just who they work for — and it's not some nobody in Washington called Grover Norquist.
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I was shopping for groceries a couple of weeks ago and was shocked to find shrimp priced cheaper than beef. I bought a pound of small shrimp - which felt like some sort of highway robbery - and put them in the freezer until we decided what to do with them. Friday night after work it was hot. We had giant glasses of iced tea
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A four-day swim meet with preliminary and finals races could wear down some athletes.
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CHICO — The Red Bluff 11-12 Little League All-Stars know what it means to carry a bend-but-not-break attitude.
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With a chance to play in one more tennis tournament at Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness before leaving for college in the fall, Chris McGalliard wanted to go out with a win.
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Landing a roster spot for the annual Lions All-Star football game is a dream for many north state prep football players growing up.
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The recreational vehicle industry and the housing market traveled much of the same road during the last decade.
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A 22-year-old Redding man is dead after his car crashed into a utility pole in Palo Cedro early Sunday morning.
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office has released the name of the 22-year-old Redding man killed early Sunday morning after his car crashed into a utility pole in Palo Cedro.
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What: Jacek Mysinski, Concert Pianist When: Friday, July 29, at 7:30 p.m. Where: St. Mark's Preservation Square, 300 Lane Street, Yreka, CA 96097 Cost: $20 tickets (proceeds support the St. Mark's Roof Fund) A graduate of Julliard in New York, as well as the Chopin Institute in Warsaw, Poland, Jacek comes to us this week [.
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What: Mei Drucker's "China's Dance of Color" Opening Art Reception When: Friday, July 29, from 5 to 8 p.m. Where: Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 The Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery opens Mei Drucker's show, "China’s Dance of Color," with a reception on Friday and welcomes the pub
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Yesterday - Saturday - I got up early and went to the farmer's market. Every time I'm there I am just overwhelmed with the amazing bounty produced here, the hardworking farmers who plant and grow and pack and sell all this stuff, and the incredible variety of colors, aromas, shapes, sizes, and flavors. T
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A fire that burned more than a quarter of an acre in north Redding has been contained.
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This video was shot in Poland during a lightning storm. This is some impressive footage normally the screen would white out during a lightning strike like that especially when it is that close.
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Westside Performing Arts Company will be presenting “Masquerade” on Saturday, July 30th. The production is a Broadway musical revue featuring popular scenes and songs from Phantom Of the Opera, Little Shop of Horrors, Jim Henson’s Muppets, Bye Bye Birdie and Memphis. Directed by Trish Harris, the performance includes
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Weather Discussion: Monday and Tuesday (the 25th and 26th) will be mostly sunny with a few high clouds and maximum temperatures in the low to mid 90s. Wednesday through the weekend (the 31st), the high pressure area that has been cooking the central U.S. will push back to the west. This will bring hotter weather [...]
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The Shasta College Center for Economic and Workforce Development announces two new training programs will be offered for the fall semester. The Pharmacy Technician: As a Pharmacy Technician, you will help the pharmacist package or mix a prescription, maintain client records, refer clients to the pharmacist for counseling, a
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Just got a tweet from Cottonwood’s Erin Friedman that she’s posted a few of her authentic local original songs on her website for free listening or download today, Sunday. Check it out by clicking
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I think it's a fair question given the mandate Bethel ministries proclaims. Here's Bill Johnson... "We're to actually bring nations into a place of discipleship before God. God has a heart for nations to be completely transformed and saved, and...
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HI, It's been awhile, almost a year since we actually got HB. Looking back at his pictures, it reminds me how strong his little mustang heart was and how much will he had to survive. It is truly a miracle....
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Natural Light is so pure, I love the way it allows the face to show off it's natural glow. This Anderson Union High Class of 2012 Senior is showing off her sweet personality. We will be doing outdoor pictures for her this next week since we got rained out, yes rained out in July, can you believe it? Have you booked your sen
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Engines were heading to Totally Trucks on Bechelli Lane this morning to respond to a fire that may have started by an air conditioner, but it's been extinguished.
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The reason was plain and simple: to get away from the mosquitoes who were spreading malaria throughout the town of Gas Point. Gas Point was located on the bottom land beside Cottonwood Creek where there was lots of water and...
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Inspired by Egon Scheile’s women I decided to see if I could make something in my simple cloth doll format. It is pleasurable to make the faces in a new way — Prismacolor pencil and permanent marker around the eyes, cloth lips hand stitched into place and slightly embellished with embroidery thread. The hair is
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Here’s how this home will look next November, according to the supplied marketing image. You can alway
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In an editorial chastising Sen. Ted Gaines for filing a referendum on the $150 fire fee that the Legislature has voted to impose on homeowners in the "State Responsibility Area" (that is, Cal Fire's primary firefighting jurisdiction), The Bee repeats...
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A 22-year-old Redding man died after crashing into a telephone pole on Deschutes Road in the Palo Cedro area early this morning, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Hours after his release from the Shasta County Jail in Redding, a 47-year-old transient was booked into the Tehama County Jail for allegedly stealing alcohol from a Red Bluff convenience store, jail records show. Originally arrested Wednesday after using a knife to slash the face of Brenda Wilson during an altercation in Re
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Today's weather in Redding should be sunny with a high of 95 degrees. The low temperature is expected to dip down to 66 degrees tonight. Expect temperatures in the 90s for most of the week as well, with a high of 92 degrees on Monday and 93 degrees Tuesday. By Wednesday, forecasters with the National Weather Service in
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Ultimately, it was an easy decision for Joanna and Dwayne Tyner. tuck in Vancouver, Wash., after the retail management job Joanna followed north had disappeared (more on that later), the Tyners could stay or move back to Redding where a support network of family and friends could help them pursue their dream of opening a bu
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It's been just over a year since the Los Angeles Times asked the following question at the top of its front page: "Is a city manager worth $800,000?"
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The more we learn about Southwest Paper, the whale of an industrial prospect that the city of Redding hopes to land at Stillwater Business Park, the more distant the prospect of an actual groundbreaking seems.
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With temperatures barely scratching the triple-digit mark and clouds making almost weekly appearances to give us light dustings of cool rain with a brief smash of thunderstorms, our local weather today is a far cry from this time last year. These unsettled weather patterns have my sense of time mixed up. Is this midsummer,
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Dear Congressman Wally Herger: As one of your constituents for most of the past 10 years I am wondering what you are doing in regard to the debt crisis.
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According to legal California president, even a privately owned shopping center is considered the public square. These folks think a public library on city property is not?
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Sylvia Barber, Redding
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The Tea Party is not a legitimate party. It will never overshadow any other party. For the most part, Democrats and Republicans alike share the notion of not being taxed to death.
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Republicans in Congress are pushing for a repeal of energy efficiency rules that would effectively ban the sale of most incandescent light bulbs in the United States starting next year.
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In 1990, the proponents of Proposition 140 (Term Limits) viewed legislators as entrenched officials, serving their own interests and striving to stay in the Legislature for decades. They dreamed of a state Capitol filled with "citizen legislators," who would enter office with fresh ideas, beholden to no one, and the
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Am I the only one who thinks the Casey Anthony jury was correct in its not finding Anthony guilty of first-degree murder? Let's look at the facts.
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You quoted Michael Pratt, president of the Shasta College Student Senate, as saying that he participated in statewide efforts to stop the tuition increases by urging the state Legislature to pass taxes that would make the tuition increases unnecessary.
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Megastar Financial Corp. provides home loans in the north state.
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Several weeks ago I reviewed the importance of risk management as it related to the process of financial planning. Too often individuals focus on the growth and preservation of their assets without a full appreciation of the risk of a large property and casualty loss. One primary function of most all forms of insurance is
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Remember last Sunday at six in the morning? It was the beginning of a laid-back day at our house, thanks to the weather. Who could have predicted that in the middle of July, the early morning temperature here in Hot Town would be in the mid 50s, virtually the same as in Anchorage, Alaska. After all, we're talking about Redd
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For many, the idea of composting conjures up a picture of smelly, insect-attracting, decomposing food leftovers. And although more people than ever are planting home gardens, taking the next step to composting can still be daunting.
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Jenna Rogers and Jessie Chandler Jr., both of Redding, were married June 4, 2011, at the Vineyard City Church in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the church. Kyle Stevens officiated. The bride is the daughter of Edwin Rogers of Sacramento and Tamara Woods of Sacramento. She is a licensed residential ad
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Dear Straight Talk: I am a 24-year-old man relatively new to dating. It has been my assumption that kissing a woman on a first date is considered "too forward," but after reading relationship advice from various sources, I'm getting the impression that a kiss is expected if the date is going well. Is it normal for a good fi
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My husband, Travis, and I have been impressed recently with how much our children enjoy having time alone with us apart from their siblings. It's not always easy to find isolated time for each of our three children, so we started a "stay up late night" routine. Each child has a designated night to stay up later than the oth
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Danielle Woods and Hank Taylor, both of Redding, were married June 25, 2011, at CrossPointe Community Church in Redding. The ceremony was followed with a reception at the Senior Citizen Hall. George Nite officiated. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Deneen Woods of Redding. She graduated from Sonoma State Universit
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The next big step toward creating a countywide identity to attract visitors will be taken next week, when a Seattle-based consultant returns to lead a conference that’s expected to draw hundreds.
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For many, the idea of composting conjures up a picture of smelly, insect-attracting, decomposing food leftovers. And although more people than ever are planting home gardens, taking the next step to composting can still be daunting.
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For some it's an easy fun run. For others it's a way to get in shape for the big fall races or school track season.
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There's no doubt that athletes look for any possible edge against their opponents, especially when it comes to tournaments.
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Dear Babe: My husband's grandfather was a friend of sportscaster Jess Marlow. Marlow got him a 1963 team-signed baseball from the L.A. Dodgers. The ball was not taken care of and thrown into a box and then down the line stored in the garage. It does have the coveted signature of Sandy Koufax. The signatures are all very
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Red Bluff police are looking for suspects in connection with a fight early Saturday behind the Palomino Room bar where a woman sprayed witnesses with tear gas or pepper spray.
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The Redding Junior Little League All-Stars lost 13-2 to the Petaluma National All-Stars in their first game at the state 13-14 tournament in Salinas on Saturday.
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Dear Debt Adviser: I am a forty-something woman. I was married for 15 years, during which time we had big issues with money management. I filed bankruptcy twice, and the last time was in 2004. Now I am divorced and trying to rebuild my credit. The only large bills I have are a car payment and rent. My credit score is 544. W
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By now, you've probably at least heard of Google+ and you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Is it really the new Facebook?
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They haul honey, hogs, cars, furniture, you name it. They drive up and down the I-5 corridor, and coast to coast, border to border.
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Have you ever noticed that "Like us on Facebook!" stamp on the back of a chips or cookies package and wondered who in the world loves their snack foods so much as to want to get daily updates in their Facebook news feed?
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In 1961: Four couples asked that their children be allowed to transfer from the Parkville School to Millville next year. The Parkville School lacked electricity and indoor plumbing.
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A structure fire in south Redding on Saturday morning killed one person, destroyed a travel trailer and burned out a large commercial shop.
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Shasta Regional Medical Center CEO Randall Hempling says he's proud of his hospital's business practices under parent company Prime Healthcare Services and rejected the idea that there's anything wrong with a high rate of Medicare patients being admitted after visiting the emergency room.
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Police said they arrested a Redding man Friday night in connection with a July 1 robbery at the Vagabond Inn on East Cypress Avenue.
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It's summer, the outdoors beckon, and you've promised yourself to get in better shape. What could possibly go wrong?
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Established two years ago, Zippy's Korean restaurant — the only one in Redding — has been gaining popularity.
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The Southern California hospital chain that owns Shasta Regional Medical Center has boosted its profits by transferring an unusually high number of patients from its emergency rooms to its hospital beds, gaining hundreds of millions of dollars by targeting people with Medicare, a California Watch investigation has found.
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Q: Many of the fawns I currently am seeing here in Santa Barbara County appear to have growths or swelling on their necks or chin about the size of a baseball. I've seen this over the last several years. What's up?
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Olivia Parham already was having an impressive meet when she stepped up to the blocks for the girls 10-and-under 100-meter backstroke final.
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What you can compost:
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To learn more about the Sunset Through the Trees races, go to www.midniteracing.net or call 526-3076.
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It's official. Aaron Westlake is now in the Detroit Tigers minor league baseball system.
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FALL LEAGUE SIGN-UPS
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James Benno said he pulled a big argument for keeping Kilarc Reservoir out of its waters last weekend.
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So what's the deal with tinted windows? If everyone complied with what the vehicle code requires regarding the tinting of your vehicle windows, there would be no problem. The problem is that there seems to be some misunderstanding on what is unlawful and what is legal. The vehicle code states: "No person shall place
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I am the admin for this siteAs you know if you follow this site that this club has been inactive for over a yearI want those here to turn your attention to ScootervilleA great group of folk with monthly rides and other activitiesJust go to
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Incomprehensible. Such a sadness. You are in our heart and thoughts today, Norway.
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One man suffered minor injuries after a two-wheel, flat-bed trail broke off the truck hauling it and rolled into another car in north Redding.
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Red Bluff police are looking for suspects in connection with a fight early today at the Palomino Room bar.
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Red Bluff police are looking for suspects in connection with a fight early Saturday behind the Palomino Room bar where a woman sprayed patrons with tear gas or pepper spray.
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A gray whale and her calf have been in the Klamath River for nearly a month, and wildlife experts are fearful that their health is in danger.
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As mentioned at this blog, our local home sales went up in June. Statewide, the opposite was true. Here’s a brief explanation of the statewide factors affecting June sales from the Chief Economist of the California Association of Realtors, Leslie Appleton-Young. Interesting to hear the admission that l
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Sheriff’s deputies in Burney said they arrested a 22-year-old woman Friday after finding methamphetamine and ammunition in her home.
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A Humboldt County judge has ordered a 26-year-old Loleta woman to stand trial for the November 21, 2010 death of her 6-week-old son. Superior Court Judge Marilyn Miles ruled that prosecutors had sufficient evidence to charge Maggie Jean Wortman with manslaughter and child endangerment. The Times-Standard in Eureka reported
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Redding police arrested a Redding man Friday night in connection with a July 1 robbery at the Vagabond Inn on East Cypress Avenue.
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EUREKA - In response to the ongoing problem of prostitutes blatantly working along 3rd Street west of the Humboldt County Library and other nearby locations, officers of the Eureka Police Department's Problem Oriented Policing (POP) unit conducted an undercover operation focusing on the prostitution problem in the Old Town
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The photo showed drying fruit at the Ludwig Fruit Company. The company was owned by Frederick Ludwig, an important man in our early history. He came here in a wagon train in 1853. Worked for a short time at Shasta...
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Expect near triple-digit temperatures today with plenty of sunshine.
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"Once neighbors and passersby see the changes happening as you begin the process of removing your default front lawn and replacing it with something more lively and interesting," notes landscape designer Bernadette Balics of Davis, "curiosity gets the best of them, and they ask questions. I really like the social aspect of
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A structure fire in south Redding this morning killed one person, destroyed a travel trailer and burned out a commercial garage.
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Are the state budget cuts that are on track to delay the opening of the Redding veterans home even legal? Or would foot-dragging on opening the home (along with another in Fresno) cost California millions of federal dollars that are helping pay the construction bills?
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"These are the good old days" — Carly Simon, "Anticipation," 1971.
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Readers of Steven Greenhut's July 17 opinion piece, "In the redwoods, spectacular beauty and waste," might have come away with the impression that conservation easements "take land out of the private sector."
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I am wondering if you have the documentation to support your claim that the City of Redding has been struggling "every year" to come up with new millions to cover their pension contributions. It is my understanding that a decade ago, CalPERS participants — i.e. the city of Redding, state of California, etc. &#
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Dave Dinelli ("50-Word Dash," July 14), you are wrong: President Obama has been in office 30 months, and you are claiming the slowest recovery in history. The Great Depression started in 1929 under President Herbert Hoover, and ended with our involvement in World War II, at least 13 years later. Get your facts strai
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On July 22, 2011, Investigators with the Redding Police Department arrested Brandon James Vaira, 27 years of Redding, Ca. in connection with the armed robbery that occurred at 536 E. Cypress Ave. (Vagabond Inn) on July 1, 2011. After the arrest of Brandon Vaira, Investigators responded to the 2900 block of Seminole Dr. Redd
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A former Anderson High School cheerleader and prom queen who was critically injured last month in a head-on traffic wreck near Klamath Falls, Ore., has been released from the hospital and is back home.
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Though she goes to UC Davis weekly for leukemia treatment, Erika Nogle, 3, loves to play doctor.
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A 6.8 percent reduction in funding for the state's 58 trial courts, which translates to an approximately $740,000 cut for the Shasta County Superior Court, was authorized Friday by the California Judicial Council.
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Just how angry are 2nd Assembly District residents about higher state Department of Motor Vehicle fees and a new rural fire protection charge?
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The Redding Barnes & Noble store is going to look a little different Tuesday.
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New members sought for band
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In 1911: The Coram smelter shut down for an indefinite period, all because of Judge Morrow's decree made in the lawsuit brought by the Shasta County Farmers' Protective Association. The smoke question had been settled by silencing the plant that cost nearly $1 million. The only work remaining to be done was to pick
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Shasta County's unemployment rate inched up to 15 percent in June, but the region added more jobs, the state reported Friday.
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At a meet that's spotlighting young local swimmers, 18-year-old Korina Steinbergs might be considered a late bloomer.
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It's looking more likely the Redding Convention Center will stay open in January under Bethel Church management.
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CHICO — The executive board of the Chico Police Officers Association said Friday it believes plans to allow two large marijuana dispensaries in the city are illegal, and it wants no part of it.
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Trekking to the top of Kanaka Peak won't be as hard as it used to be come August, say Whiskeytown National Recreation Area officials.
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The Redding Diamondbacks ended their season with a 9-5 loss to El Dorado Hills on Friday.
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Glacier National Park from Elizabeth Kearns on Vimeo.
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The franchisee who is bringing a Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que to Redding hopes to have the new restaurant open in early 2012.
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Yippee, someone finally guessed correctly! The mystery photo is the Ludwig Fruit Company's drying yard. Our winner is "duffyscabin". Congratulations Duffy!!!!! Thank you to everyone else who submitted guesses. And thank you to River City Java for providing our prizes...
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Jared Bernstein, an economist who until recently worked for the Obama administration, reads coverage of the debt-limit negotiations and offers a thought from a former insider: Reading today's articles reminds me of what it was like to read about the...
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In 1990, the proponents of Proposition 140 (Term Limits) viewed legislators as entrenched officials, serving their own interests and striving to stay in the Legislature for decades. They dreamed of a state Capitol filled with "citizen legislators," who would enter office with fresh ideas, beholden to no one, and the
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Republicans in Congress are pushing for a repeal of energy efficiency rules that would effectively ban the sale of most incandescent light bulbs in the United States starting next year.
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The more we learn about Southwest Paper, the whale of an industrial prospect that the city of Redding hopes to land at Stillwater Business Park, the more distant the prospect of an actual groundbreaking seems.
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Sylvia Barber, Redding
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With temperatures barely scratching the triple-digit mark and clouds making almost weekly appearances to give us light dustings of cool rain with a brief smash of thunderstorms, our local weather today is a far cry from this time last year. These unsettled weather patterns have my sense of time mixed up. Is this midsummer,
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A surreal scene....
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Twenty local teenage students are working this summer to improve the health of the forest, as Shasta College and the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has teamed up to coordinate a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. The three-year partnership will have crews reducing slash and accumulated fuels that pose a fire threat to
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Redding officials will recommend the City Council negotiate a deal with Bethel Church to run the civic auditorium or convention center.
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What the hell! I just bought an XBOX 360 and if I had know they were going to release this Star Wars themed XBOX I would have waited! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! This is why you should always attend Comic Con! This thing is incredibly awesome. I will have to talk the wife into a second XBOX for
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Many vegetables are best harvested in the cool of the morning. Basil, chard and other leafy plants become limp when picked in the heat. If a morning harvest doesn’t work with your schedule, pick in the evening after afternoon heat wanes. Tomatoes, peppers and zucchini are less picky about when they are picked, as are root
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Shasta County’s Unemployment rate showed a minor spike between May and June, and now stands at 15-Percent. It was 14-point-6 Percent in May, and 15-Point-4 Percent in June of last year. The numbers again seem contradictory, with a rise in Unemployment coinciding with an increase of 13-Hundred Jobs. In Tehama County
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There are a lot of Marijuana Plants being eliminated from several Northstate Counties, but Officials are being intentionally stingy with information. The California Department of Justice has been coordinating operations with Sheriff’s Departments in Mendocino, Lake, Colusa, Glenn, Tehama, and Trinity Counties. In a
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Highway 44 beneath the Interstate Five Over-crossing will be closed at night all next week. Monday through Friday between 10PM and 6AM, the closure will affect both directions, alternating sides. Detours will be marked. The closures are necessary to install concrete girders on the new section of the bridge as part of the
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A Suspect was arrested Wednesday night for the reported knife-slashing in Downtown Redding. 47 year old Garland Spencer of Red Bluff, also identified as “Res Dog”, was arrested at the Redding Greyhound Bus Depot for the stabbing of Brenda Wilson. Spencer was booked into Shasta County Jail for Assault with a D
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A 47-year-old Reno woman was arrested following a crash near Burney Thursday afternoon. At around 3:25, Cheri Rhodes was driving a 2007 Toyota northbound on Highway 89 south of Highway 299 when she crossed over the center line, according to the C-H-P. She collided with a 1984 Ford driven by 60-year-old Richard Baker of S
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A Thief victimized Attendees of a Football Camp at McCloud Elementary School. On July 15th, Camp Participants and their Parents had left their Tents and Vehicles unattended at around 3PM. When they returned an hour later, they found that numerous items had been stolen, including Cell Phones, I-Pods, other Electronics, an
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Echinacea is a hard-working summer flower. It thrives in heat and blooms for weeks. Plant breeders have developed new varieties in many different colors and forms.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers suggestions for using simple, inexpensive items to create spa treatments -- facial, foot soak and relaxing bath -- at home.
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Botanical is magical in the Harry Potter books and movies. The freaky flora is one of the many joys in the witty world created by author J.K. Rowling.
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In these economic hard times, I'd like to plant a victory garden to grow more of my own food. How should I start?
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In an otherwise reasonable take from conservative lawyers John Eastman and Charles Bell on the role of Republicans on the Citizens Redistricting Commission -- bottom line: they argue the maps unduly favor Democrats, and the Republican members should exercise their...
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CHICO — The Chico Police Officers' Association executive board said today it will not enforce the city's medical marijuana dispensary ordinance.
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The Bee has an entertaining article about a Northern California political power couple's predicament: Ted and Beth Gaines, the Legislature's only married couple, find themselves in an odd predicament from the latest draft maps by California's independent redistricting commission. Beth's...
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Here's an interesting twist in the ongoing debates about the clash between local, state and federal marijuana laws. The main Chico police officers' union sent a letter to the city today essentially saying that they'd refuse to enforce recently passed...
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The California Bicycle Coalition lobbies your humble editorial writer this morning to lend a voice of support to Senate Bill 910, which would require drivers of cars or trucks to give a minimum 3-foot buffer when passing cyclists on the...
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What company owns this fruit drying operation? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award certificate...
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This Ford Focus get taken out by a sewer geyser shooting up right out of the street.
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Bruce Bartlett writes a provocative column this morning. And no, he's not accusing Obama of abusing the powers of the presidency, which ultimately brought Nixon down. Liberals hoped that Obama would overturn conservative policies and launch a new era of...
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The search for Windex’s new spokesman is finally over. This guy walks right through a window he mistakes for a doorway.
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State Route 44 in Redding at Interstate 5 will be CLOSED at night, between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. starting Monday, July 25th, and continuing through Friday, July 29th. The closure will affect both eastbound and westbound directions of travel, alternating sides. Detours will be in place and clearly marked. The closure is necessa
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Walker, Texas Ranger is seen here keeping order at a vending machine just off Redding’s River Trail. Actually, we were surprised to see the vending machine at all. Some enterprising vendor found an excellent location on the way to the
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What: Vintage Wine Bar hosts two nights of musical performers this weekend: The Cowell Brotet on Friday and Stephanie Foos on Saturday. Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant, 1790 Market St, Redding, CA 96001 What: The Cowell Brotet When: Friday, July 22, at 8 p.m. If you haven't heard this group of young jazz musicians [.
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20 years of rates -Click to enlargeMortgage Banker Pete Metz of Megastar sent over this interesting interest chart that shows rates over the last 20 years for a 30 year fixed loan. Obviously, current rates are at
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So here you are. You’ve been thinking this is a good time to invest in real estate. Around here, real estate is ve
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Clouds aren't expected to float through the north state until Sunday night. The clear, sunny skies today, Saturday and Sunday will result in hot daily high temperatures, according to the National Weather Service. Today should have a high of 97, Saturday 99 and Sunday 97. The heat in Redding will likely be below 100, the no
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For what seems like a very long time, I've been on the hunt for new music that hits me as hard as something sung by The Clash, or Television or Replacements. Many a good folk have given me recommendations and while I appreciate their efforts, I'm at a loss to see why their suggestions don't wow me.No, I do not l
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The Redding area has two new outdoor features that you need to check out. If you’re feeling ambitious, you could even tie the two together with a bike ride. First up is the new kiosk at the Clear Creek Gorge Overlook, featuring precious shade from the summer sun and a gorgeous tile mosaic. Created by [...]
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“Break a leg!” That’s what actors traditionally wish each other as a contrarian mantra against stage fright. But when the main roof beam of Ashland’s 700-seat Bowmer Theater cracked a couple of weeks ago, the fracture frighted not just the individual actors onstage but the whole Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) and
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July 20th marked the 100th line of duty death in the United States this year. That is one officer lost every two days. Let me put it into a little better perspective for you. The Green Bay Packers have 85 players on their entire team. So imagine if every player on the Green Bay Packers team had been wiped out….plus the
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In a time of tight budgets, the last thing schools need to spend their scarce cash on is lawsuits — especially in school vs. school feuds like Gateway Unified School District's ongoing dispute with Rocky Point Charter School over precisely how much space the district must supply to the charter it sponsors.
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The debt ceiling looms. Confusion reigns. Schemes abound. We are deep in a hole with, as of now, only three ways out: the McConnell plan, the G6 plan and the Half-Trillion plan.
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Now that dividing the state of California has been introduced by a politician from south of the Tehachapi mountain range, perhaps it is time to give study and serious consideration to the proposal.
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Here's a provocative image: Our elected officials (all Republicans, of course) stand tall before the press microphones. It's a very hot summer day. They are sweating, wiping their golden brows with large white table linens. Behind them, the construction of our long-awaited and hard-fought-for veterans home has been
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One hundred twenty high school students and 20 chaperones on four buses travelled south from the north state on a cool Sunday morning last April. They were excited, nervous and packed to the gills in anticipation of the trip ahead. They had been preparing for months for their week at the Yosemite Institute.
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San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson may meet his look-alike Saturday before the team's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
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For the top junior tennis players in the area, this weekend's Shasta County Junior Challenger tournament is the key tournament of the year.
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A Shasta County jury Thursday acquitted a Redding man of attempted murder in connection with an April 22 shooting at Enterprise Community Park.
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When a large swimming event comes to town, the local swim teams know how to hold their own.
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RED BLUFF — A group that has suffered yet another setback in its years-long quest to build a permanent homeless shelter refuses to give up.
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A Shasta County jury Thursday acquitted a Redding man of attempted murder in connection with an April 22 shooting at Enterprise Community Park.
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A Redding man charged in a home invasion robbery in which he allegedly bound a surprised neighbor with telephone cords around her throat and legs after beating her rejected a plea bargain offer Thursday that would have sent him to prison for six years.
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A former golf pro at Riverview Golf & Country Club in Redding was arraigned Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court on 32 felony counts of having sex with an underage girl.
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A Northern California congressman says he is worried that a state-ordered delay in the opening of a long-awaited veterans home in Redding may jeopardize federal funding for the $88 million project.
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A transient arrested late Wednesday on suspicion of slashing a woman's face earlier in the day at Library Park may have been defending himself, Redding police said Thursday.
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It didn't take an easily recognized Redding burglary defendant very long to take a plea deal Thursday afternoon.
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There's a buzz around Dunsmuir about the big rainbow trout in the Sacramento River, say the city officials responsible for stocking the fish in a bid to attract out-of-town anglers.
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In 1911: Frank Mooney, suspected in the murder of Samuel Adraine at Harrison Gulch, was arrested in Redding. He had been in Redding for two weeks and drinking heavily. Mooney admitted having been in Harrison Gulch at the supposed time of Adraine's death but denied having any knowledge of it. He admitted to quarreling wi
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Jindra's Antiques & Collectibles on East Cypress Avenue in Redding will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.
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California Highway Patrol officers said Thursday a Nevada woman who was driving drunk caused a wreck Highway 89 south of Highway 299 in eastern Shasta County, injuring herself and two others.
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If you have a passion for the outdoors, recreation and a little bit of quiet, head to Trinity County this weekend. Although, with wine tasting, a free jazz concert, food vendors, an art show, a beer garden and an appetizer cook-off, don’t expect a lot of quiet time. Remember a comfy chair so you can [...]
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Not here - very unusual considering it's late July. It's hot but nowhere near as miserable and horrid as it could be (it could easily be 118/48C), so I'm thankful. I don't have air conditioning, you see; I have an evaporative cooler ("swamp cooler") and it works well up to a point, after which it's just moving hot ai
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Somehow I think the conservatives who are seeking a voter repeal of Senate Bill 48, recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, will have no problem gathering the half-million signatures they need....
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The reality is that Obama could ride a tricycle down the Vegas Strip with his hair on fire charging Red Stater's a hundred grand each to light it and he still couldn't fix the jobs or housing situation with the...
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The debt ceiling looms. Confusion reigns. Schemes abound. We are deep in a hole with, as of now, only three ways out: the McConnell plan, the G6 plan and the Half-Trillion plan.
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John Sharrah, Anderson
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In a time of tight budgets, the last thing schools need to spend their scarce cash on is lawsuits — especially in school vs. school feuds like Gateway Unified School District's ongoing dispute with Rocky Point Charter School over precisely how much space the district must supply to the charter it sponsors.
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Thomas Spear, Redding
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Korki Dunbar, Redding
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A Shasta County jury acquitted today a Redding man of attempted murder in connection with an April 22 shooting at Enterprise Community Park.
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Music and movies on tap for this weekend in the north state.
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Redding was created by the California & Oregon Railroad in 1872. It was established at the place previously known as Poverty Flat.
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Last year, the Shasta Yama Taiko Festival attracted more than 1,300 people, some from as far away as the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Organizers expect even more to attend the July 30 event this year.
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Shasta Historical Society is looking for data entry, front desk and research volunteers.
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It didn’t take a Redding burglary defendant very long to take a plea deal.
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Who were they? They are terms used to describe stagecoach drivers. There are two historical monuments commemorating "those who held the ribbons". One is located beside Hwy. 299 near the Shasta Courthouse Museum and the other is on the road...
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The Redding man charged in a home invasion robbery in which he allegedly bound a surprised neighbor with electrical cords around her throat and legs after beating her rejected a plea bargain offer Thursday that would have required him to serve a six-year prison sentence.
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Yesterday, California State Senator for the 4th District, Doug LaMalfa spoke to local Realtor membership about his perspective
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A transient arrested late Wednesday on suspicion of slashing a woman’s face earlier in the day at Library Park may have been defending himself from his alleged victim, Redding police said this afternoon.
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A Redding man accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl gave up his legal right today in Shasta County Superior Court to have a preliminary hearing and is scheduled to begin standing trial on Dec. 6.
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The southbound off-ramp to Riverside Drive will be closed on Sunday, July 24, 2011 between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. to install stop signs and striping on the overcrossing. An all-way stop will be installed at the southbound ramp and on the overcrossing, facilitating left turn movements from the southbound ramp to Riverside Drive
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Jeff Stone, the Riverside County supervisor who's become the latest to float a breakup of California, continues to press the idea --- creating a website complete with manifesto and even a Facebook page whose fans have already created the "South...
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These Russians sure do know how to party.
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John Seiler, a conservative former editorial writer for the O.C. Register, declares term limits "a bust." I remember rhapsodizing on how America's Founding Fathers would "take a few weeks off every year from their plows or shops to conduct the...
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Inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City ended a nearly month-long hunger strike Wednesday, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials said.
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In today's story about how the Shasta and other counties send felons to prison at a far higher rate than their crime rates and populations would suggest are normal, the R-S' Scott Mobley captured the bottom line thusly: Shasta County...
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This is Nationwide, we will be meeting at the Court house at 8:00 am on August 12th to join protestors all over the nation. Contact Robert Hovey at: cardhovey@govabuse.org for details.We need help, both monetary and chores like handing out flyers etc.
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Siskiyou County Sheriff's deputies are still trying to figure out who might have stolen cell phones, iPods, chargers, headphones and cash from a football camp at McCloud Elementary School last Friday.
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Govabuse nationwide PROTEST ~ August 12, 2011 ~Saving; children, families & tax dollars. Govabuse www.govabuse.org JOIN THE NATIONWIDE PROTEST AUGU
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1. Kids Unlimited, Off the Charts 7 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Redding Convention Center, 700 Auditorium Drive. Tickets are $13 to $16. Go to www.reddingconventioncenter.com
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Prior to settling in Redding in 2000, photographer John Bradford spent 15 years traveling the country developing his photographic style and writing about what he saw and experienced. His local favorite areas include the California coast, Lassen Volcanic National Park and the Redding area. His most recent project, a series o
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The sprinklers were sprinkling, the sun was up, the breeze cool. I was tending to something when Frank said “There’s a chicken in the yard.” I looked out and there was a nice looking white chicken walking up and down the little drive. She is still out there, passing back and forth through the oleander [...
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Emergency crews are responding this morning to the report of a gas leak in south Redding.
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Fancy bacon and eggs at 9:30 at night or a Bloody Mary with your Hangtown fry at 6 in the morning? Then Lulu’s Coffee Shop in downtown Redding is your ticket.
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Dawn Hess, the director and founder of Kids Unlimited, has been churning out young performers for close to a quarter-century and still marvels at the process.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are early, jiggle and quality.SkinShe tapped a fuchsia-lacquered nail on bleached-white teeth, wary that the diamonds embedded into the finish would pop loose and ruin a perfectly good $49.95 manicure.
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Music, magic, spirit and harmony come together for the Trinity Tribal Stomp, planned this weekend in Junction City.
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It comes from Bloomberg: Meth Addict with Flame Thrower to Be Spared Prison as States Cut Spending It's over a good story about how the push to shrink prison populations is playing out --- sometimes with tragic consequences for crime...
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Yes! Wapaw!  I got my Gallery Cards done yesterday!!  YAY!  I am just going crazy trying to get everything ready for my upcoming show!  I am very excited, but also struggling my Azz Off! :( I have definitely been taking my physical limitations to new measure!  My G-Kids think I shoul
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It's not just the proposed shopping mall at Knighton Road and I-5. What will Caltrans say, if anything, about the traffic generated by a $300 million toilet tissue plant at Stillwater Business Park? Commenter "edatoakrun" foresees backups reminiscent of the...
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The space shuttle touches down for the last time (official NASA video here). For someone who grew up with Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, et al, it's hard to imagine that Americans, at least for now, will need to rely on...
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This is awesome I would love to see something like this in my lifetime.
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DO NOT INCREASE THE DEBT CEILING CUT CAP BALANCE The supporters and local coordinators of Tea Party Patriots met for over 3 hours on Sunday evening evaluating the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act and whether or not we should change our position on no debt increase.  After examining all possible angles we decided to remain firm
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Summer is definitely back in the north state. After an early two thirds of July that were on the cool side for the north state's sizzling standards, a scorching sun should bring near triple-digit heat today and through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature today, Friday and Saturday s
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By Doni Greenberg - The high, rapid strains of fiddle music filled the air outside the Raley's market on Hartnell Avenue in Redding Wednesday afternoon. Not canned Muzak. Real fiddle music. Loud and clear. Under the shade of the store's awning...
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A 19-year-old Red Bluff woman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted homicide in what Red Bluff police are saying may be a gang-related stabbing of a 21-year-old man.
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A 27-year-old Redding woman suspected of hit-and-run and drunken driving was arrested Wednesday night after a witness to the accident followed her as she drove away and went south on Interstate 5, Redding police said.
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The good news: The California Public Employees' Retirement System just closed the books on a fiscal year in which its investments earned more than 20 percent. That far exceeds the pension fund's long-term projections and earned back a healthy chunk of the losses CalPERS — just like so many individual investors
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I didn't want to write a column about Michele Bachmann, but my husband told me to.
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In response to President Barack Obama and Harry Reid's comment that Social Security, military pay and veterans benefits may not be paid if we do not raise the maximum debt. I didn't hear either one say that House members, senators, Supreme Court justices and the White House would be affected. I believe they should l
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Apparently Assemblyman Jim Nielsen is unaware of the state and local government cutbacks his party has already forced. His complaints about the car tax ("Speak Your Piece," Saturday) remind me of a guy I used to know who was proud of how much money he saved by never going to the dentist. By skipping that expense he
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John Allen: Another way to save
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One would question the reliability of the column in the Record Searchlight written by Bob Williams less than two months ago in which he propagandized that Social Security was "secure" and the money that citizens paid into it was saved in a separate account for payment to its beneficiaries.
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Great job on the confrontive editorial (Friday) regarding the Winnemem tribe and the Forest Service, along with the article regarding the local Native American slaughter back around 1855. An article needs to be written regarding the fear of doing what is "right" in the face of legal backlashes and lawsuits. It is a
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One of the largest swimming events in the north state is set to kick off today with the Sierra Nevada Long Course Junior Olympics at the Redding Aquatic Center (RAC).
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The Red Bluff Little League All-Stars used a two-run, walk-off home run by Wesley Clawson to beat Sutter Buttes 6-4 and win the Section 2 championship game on Wednesday.
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Shasta College is pleased to announce a percussion concert on Saturday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Shasta College Theatre in Redding. The concert will feature guest artists Terry Longshore, Dwayne Corbin, and Caryn Corbin. Several student percussion ensembles will also perform as the culmination of the weeklong Shasta Per
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Redding police officers are looking for a man suspected of slashing a woman's face Wednesday in Library Park.
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The Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California was Fritz Ackerman's playground. "I used to have a boat, but that was years ago," the 96-year-old Ackerman said.
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Daniel Schneider, 8 (left), and his 10-year-old brother Ben build a dam at a water feature Wednesday in the Paul Bunyan Forest Camp at Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
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The Pacheco Union School District has passed a resolution opposing a proposed 92-acre shopping center that would be built cater-cornered to one of its schools.
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Boardmart in Redding will host an event next month to help provide shoes to children in developing countries.
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In 1911: A coroner's inquest determined that a body found in the 40-foot shaft of the old Gold Hill Mine was Samuel Adraine, 65, a native of Ireland. Coroner Larkin had to pay two men $50 to remove the body from the bottom of the shaft. The inquest determined that Adraine was last seen alive on July 1. He was not a drin
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A Shasta County teenager who was sentenced in April to 10 years in prison for sexually molesting a 2½-year-old Redding boy is being returned to Shasta County next month from a youth detention facility in Stockton for resentencing.
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A Siskiyou County Superior Court official has denied the efforts by an American Indian tribe, environmentalists and fishermen to intervene in a lawsuit over water permits between agricultural interests and state fish managers.
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Rocky Point Charter School officials on Wednesday agreed to take out a loan to pay for suing the Gateway Unified School District.
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A Round Mountain man who was shot and nearly killed in May by a Shasta County sheriff's sergeant after he reportedly fired an arrow at two deputies was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on attempted murder and other charges.
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Maxwell's Downtown Eatery will be holding a benefit concert, featuring local dance cover band TPI, and a "Pint Night" for Seth Chapman, the 28-year-old Kobe Steakhouse employee who recently suffered a brain aneurysm. The event will be held THIS THURSDAY, July 21st, and will start at 8 PM. This will be directly after a ben
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Shasta County contributes to California's chronic prison overcrowding by locking up a disproportionate number of its felons, a recent study found.
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It might not be a feeding frenzy, but another restaurant is coming to Redding.
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On July 20, 2011 at about 7:44 p.m. Redding Police Department officers responded to the report of a hit and run accident, which had occurred on northbound Market Street at Grange Steet in the city of Redding. Gerald Warren Long, 68 years of age, of Redding  reported that he was stopped at the red light [...]
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I was surprised to read in this article that several European countries have what seem like extraordinarily strict (and in practice difficult to enforce) privacy protections when you apply for a job: [I]n Finland ... employers are banned from Googling...
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Nighttime “Pajama-Rama” story time to be held at the Cottonwood Community Library Tuesday. This time the theme will be “Princes and Princesses.” Story time will center around the common theme of princes and princesses in various lands. Everyone in attendance is encouraged to come dressed in Storytime will center aro
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On 7-20-11, at 2:22 pm, Redding Police Officers were dispatched to Library Park on Placer Street for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located Brenda Wilson, 50 years old of Redding, in the park with a 3-inch laceration to her cheek and jaw.   Victim Wilson and witnesses reported a verbal altercation between
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Assemblyman Jim Nielsen has sent out an email to constituents linking to a survey on the newly increased DMV fee and the fire fee. Does anybody like higher fees? I don't think so, but in any case if you'd like...
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WHERE THE HECK IS HYAMPOM? That's where their next do'ins will take place. Trinitarianus Chapter #62's Noble Grand Humbug, Craig "Ricochet" Ives, invites you to the unveiling of a new historic plaque on Saturday, July 30th 2011, Clampyear 6016, dedicating...
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Jim Larsen sent me the following email, and with his permission I have printed it here for your enjoyment as well: "Dottie, When my mother taught the Kenyon School and I think it was 1938, 39, and 1940 there were...
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So reports the Los Angeles Times: A Republican state lawmaker said Wednesday he was filing paperwork to ask voters to overturn a new $150 annual fee on rural homeowners who depend on state firefighting services. More than 846,000 homeowners live...
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Shasta County has many places to enjoy a refreshing dip in the water, so whether you go to the river, stream, lake or a swimming pool practice safety first.
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Medical professionals classify diseases and disorders according to stages. There is such a classification for dementia called the Global Deterioration Scale for Dementia that runs from Stage 1 (no symptoms present) to the final Stage 7, where the brain loses the ability to tell the body what to do.
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The popular notion is that fast food is, well, fast. But how fast is it really and what are the trade-offs with the convenience of the drive-thru? Is there really such a thing as healthy fast food? And if so, how do you measure healthy? The answers to these questions may surprise and hopefully enlighten you.
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During his 28 years of coaching, my husband did his best to minimize parent problems during the season. Every year in a preseason parent meeting, he explained his coaching philosophy. But parents either didn't listen or chose to forget, because they still complained. Finally, one year he decided to try the parent contra
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Here are some healthy recipes that are fast and easy.
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Deputies in Burney arrested a former Modoc County man today who failed to register as a sex offender.
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Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen is retiring. The 54-year-old Chief has been with the Department for 28 years, having started as a Patrol Officer. Hansen made the surprise announcement Tuesday, saying he intends to step down effective November 12th. A nationwide search for a replacement will begin later this month.
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Redding Police combed the area in and around Enterprise Community Park Tuesday afternoon looking for an attempted purse-snatcher. Shortly after Four O’clock, 29-year-old Kimberly Maher was using the Women’s Restroom at Kid’s Kingdom. She was in a stall with her Purse over her shoulder when the suspect p
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A Corning woman has reported the theft of a large quantity of illegal Marijuana and growing equipment. At 4 O’clock Tuesday afternoon, 20-year-old Danika Collins called Corning Police to her Marin Street home. She told them that sometime between July First and Tuesday, someone entered the house through a window and
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A career Burglar has been sentenced by a Tehama County Judge to nearly 33 years in Prison. Michael Dean Robertson has accumulated a criminal history many pages long over the past twenty years in both Tehama and Shasta Counties. Most recently, he was Convicted of multiple counts of Burglary, as well as numerous special al
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Eight people were crammed into a vehicle built for five when it rolled over near Yreka on Saturday. A 17-year-old boy from Central Point, Oregon was driving the 1999 Jeep Cherokee on Yreka Walker Road at about 1:30 Saturday afternoon. The vehicle has only five seatbelts, so two of the passengers were riding in the rear c
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The large high pressure ridge that has been baking the central and eastern U.S. has flattened and shifted a little to the west. This in turn weakened the low pressure trough that had been off our coast and was bringing us the cooler-than-normal weather. It looks like for the next seven to 10 days ...
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Redding Police officers are looking for a man suspected of slashing a woman’s face this afternoon in Library Park.
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is looking for vandals that did $3,000 in damage to a set of mail boxes for a subdivision near Hornbrook.
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That's the question Rep. Wally Herger asks in a letter to the secretary of veterans affairs. How would it not be? Herger notes that in accepting a federal grant to help build the home, the state signed a contract to...
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A Redding’s man health improved from Tuesday to today, just over a week after he suffered major injuries in a motorcycle crash in South Lake Tahoe.
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East Redding 9-10 All Stars Take District 1 Championship!
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The Thunderbirds are back to headline the Exchange Club of Redding’s Air Show, which will feature more jets than ever before. The show is set for Sept. 24-25 at the Redding Municipal Airport.
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Residential program for individuals with autism and Asperger's will be held at California State University, Chico August 5-7th.
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It's no secret that, generally speaking, Shasta County has fewer immigrants than the rest of California. Any visit to the mall makes it obvious. But I didn't know that, according to estimates in this PPIC study, Shasta County actually has...
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It’s a sea of green out in the planter boxes. It won’t be very long before these turn reddish-purple brown. They will be fat sweet and juicy. We should have ample supply. They will provide delicious tomato sandwiches, tomatoes for all other sandwiches, diced fresh tomatoes with gently cooked fish and bruchetta f
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A Round Mountain man who was shot and nearly killed in May by a Shasta County sheriff’s sergeant after he reportedly fired an arrow at two deputies was ordered today to stand trial on attempted murder and other charges.
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A small grass fire reported about 11:45 a.m. is slowing northbound traffic on Interstate 5 north of Twin View Boulevard in north Redding.
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A Cottonwood man has been sentenced to more than 32 years in prison for a string of residential burglaries, Tehama County prosecutors announced today.
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Normally I find the L.A. Times' Tim Rutten to be a pretty readable columnist. His offering today, however, shows such a profound lack of historical perspective that it would be best if someone put up an anti-rubbernecking screen so passers-by...
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Please contact Blind Bulldog @ blindbulldog@rocketmail .com for donations of any size so that we can order flyers and signs and so that there can be an accurate head count of how many will participate in the August 12, 2011 National Protest, locallyNo one's identity will be
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Like the overwhelming majority of House Republicans, Rep. Wally Herger supports the "Cap, Cut and Balance" plan that the House passed yesterday. From the Hill: Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.) was one who spoke in favor of the bill, and said...
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The Shasta Food Group will kick off its 11th annual countywide Summer Food Drive on Thursday, July 21, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Throughout the day, Shasta Food Group will accept donations of canned food and non-perishable grocery items at the Mt. Shasta Mall from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other drop-off sites include locations in Ander
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The Tehama County District Attorney’s Office is reviewing whether a Corning man should be charged with assault with a deadly weapon for reportedly hitting another Corning man in the face with a shovel handle.
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Next Street legalrace: Saturday Aug 13 Street Legal Run What U Brung! Bracket racers –
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This is an interesting little dilemma. I am all for freedom of speech but I also understand that the City Council doesn’t want Redding Library patrons to be pestered or annoyed. Although I can understand why most people would be annoyed by the leafleting I feel that freedom of speech allows citizens the right to
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Here’s a press release from the California Association of Realtors: CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® applauds Gov. Brown on signing SB 458 into law. SB 458 extends the protections of SB 931 (2010), to ensure that any lender that agrees to a short sale must accept the agreed upon short sale pa
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Here’s a rare bank owned condo in Redding. We like The Bluffs community. It’s perched on the high riverbank overlooking West Redding, and you can easily walk or bike to the River Trail from there. The
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Clear, sunny skies should bring warm days to Redding today, the rest of the week and through the weekend. Today should have a high temperature near 93 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The rest of the week, and weekend, is expected to be much of the same. The highest high temperature in the stretch is 97,
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Now we get down to the meat and potatoes of condom use. The "why they do" and "why they don'ts" ... the ups and downs, ins and outs. OK, enough of that. This is serious business. With consistent and correct use, condoms have an estimated 95% protection rate against the spread of STDs and unplanned pregnancy. So why is it st
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It's hard to fault city officials for feeling as if the state is shaking them down like a Mafioso seeking protection money — "the Guido payment," as Redding City Councilor Rick Bosetti put it.
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Life has many good things. The problem is that most of these good things can be gotten only by sacrificing other good things. We all recognize this in our daily lives. It is only in politics that this simple, commonsense fact is routinely ignored.
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You probably know to lay off the fried foods and other sources of artery-clogging fats to keep your heart happy, but what about the foods you should be eating to keep it healthy? Here's our top 10 list.
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Diane E. Hawthorne's letter of Friday is indicative of the all too common practice of writing first, then fact finding later. Had she made that bold move in journalism, she would have discovered that Operation Fast and Furious was part of the Bureau of Tobacco, Alcohol, Firearms and Explosives's, larger operation, P
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My family has lived on the Klamath River for 25 years. With the advent of the proposed removal of the dams, our property value has plummeted and yet our property tax has not decreased.
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I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to the beautiful lady with the big-brimmed hat and her trusty four-legged friend who keep Miracle Mile clean of debris and trash.
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RABA will run a new bus route along Airport Road.
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Denise Rapinoe returned to Redding late Monday after a longer-than-anticipated stay in Germany to watch her famous daughter, Megan Rapinoe, play in the Women's World Cup.
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council approved a plan here Tuesday night to pay the state so it can keep redevelopment money.
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Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen will retire this fall after more than 28 years with the department.
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Joseph Keirsey, the jovial horse-riding and music-strumming co-owner of Cowboy Mattress Outlet in Redding, died last week after a lengthy illness.
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In 1911: Ole O. Ulberg, postmaster at Olinda, was committed to the insane asylum at Napa by Judge J.E. Barger. It was thought that his condition was not permanent and that he would soon be discharged as cured.
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Redding Library assistant Belita Crye applies a Mehndi henna temporary tattoo to Lily Jorrick, 13, on Tuesday at the library.
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The Redding Little League 13-14 Junior All-Stars won the section championship by beating Chico Westside 11-0 on Tuesday at Tiger Field.
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Nominations wanted for business awards
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Redding Police Chief Peter T. Hansen has announced his retirement, effective November 12, 2011. Hansen, 54, is a 28-year veteran of the Redding Police Department. He began as a patrol officer and rose through the ranks to become chief of police in November 2008. Just a year and a half later, Hansen announced he planned [...
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Redding will appeal a Shasta County judge's ruling against a city ordinance restricting pamphleteers outside the library.
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A narrow Redding City Council majority this evening affirmed its desire to bird dog office remodels and other small public works projects.
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An unidentified man was struck and injured by a train this evening near Girvan Road and Highway 273 in Redding.
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Redding City Hall department heads, managers and other white-collar workers will make major concessions on retiree benefits but may get a break on furlough-related pay cuts.
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What: March of Buffalo with Buster Blue When: Friday, July 22, at 9 p.m. Where: Maxwell's Eatery, 1344 Market St, Redding Cost: $5 March of Buffalo will be sharing the stage Friday, July 22nd with a rowdy, uninhibited, foot stomping, head bangin', music creatin' group known as Buster Blue. It's true! Check out their folk-ma
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Yeah... it's this much fun.
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A newly constructed loop on-ramp at the Redding Interstate 5-Oasis Road interchange will be opened to traffic on Wednesday evening (July 20). Crews will complete roadway striping throughout Wednesday and energize new traffic signals at the interchange before opening the ramp to traffic. Motorists are urged to use caution in
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On Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at approximately 4:12 p.m., Redding Police officers were dispatched to an attempted strong arm robbery at the women’s restroom near the children’s water fountain at Kid’s Kingdom, 4004 Victor Ave. in Redding. At approximately 4:17 p.m. officers arrived at the location and contacted the victim
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Redding police are looking this evening for an attempted purse snatcher.
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Ground beef is the backbone of many traditional American foods: hamburgers, chili and meatloaf. If you have a pound of ground beef, you have the beginnings of a hearty meal.
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Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen will retire this fall after more than 28 years with the department.
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Attention former students of Pine Street School in Redding. The owners of a new restaurant planned for the space want your old school photos and other memorabilia. Chef Cal DeMercurio and his wife, Christa, are working toward opening Old School Restaurant this August in the old gymnasium, which housed the late Pio Loco rest
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Life has many good things. The problem is that most of these good things can be gotten only by sacrificing other good things. We all recognize this in our daily lives. It is only in politics that this simple, commonsense fact is routinely ignored.
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It's hard to fault city officials for feeling as if the state is shaking them down like a Mafioso seeking protection money — "the Guido payment," as Redding City Councilor Rick Bosetti put it.
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Richard Gierak, Yreka
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Tracy Westphal, Redding
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Richard Hammerbeck, Redding
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A propos of this story about the city of Redding's "Guido payment" to the state to preserve its redevelopment agency, a friend suggested an infographic explaining how tax-increment financing works and how it affects schools, counties and your local firehouse...
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On July 19, 2011, at 0206 hours (2:06 a.m.), officers of the Redding Police Department were called to the 1300 block of Willis Street for a report of a vehicle collision that had occurred there. When officers arrived, they found a silver BMW had collided with two parked cars and a mailbox, and the driver [...]
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An Oregon man wanted for possibly kidnapping his elderly mother may have taken her through the north state on their way to Southern California, the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced today in a bulletin.
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The Redding City Council has opted-in to the Governor’s plan for Redevelopment Agencies. Under a provision called the “Voluntary Program Act”, the Agency will continue to exist by making payments to local Schools and Special Districts. Redding’s Agency will be obligated for payments of about 5-Poi
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A 30-year-old Redding man was Arrested early Tuesday morning for Hit-And-Run after allegedly leaving the scene of a crash in West Redding. Just after Two A-M, Officers were called to the 13-Hundred Block of Willis Street. A silver B-M-W had collided with two parked cars and a mailbox, but the driver had left on foot. Off
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A former Shasta High School Teacher made a Court appearance Monday in a case in which he’s accused of Sex Crimes against children. Troy Leachman, a Social Science and History Teacher, was Arrested last December and Charged with Sexual Battery and Annoying or Molesting a child. Monday a motion was made to release so
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A Redding Veteran’s Group will try another E-waste collection event, after thieves made off with much of what was collected at the last event. Organizers of the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center are collecting E-waste, which includes computers, stereos, appliances, t-v’s, and just about
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A Los Molinos woman was determined to keep her Husband out of Jail and ended up going to Jail as well. On Friday, Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies served a Felony Arrest Warrant at 86-Hundred Highway 99-E in Los Molinos. While taking Custody of 50-year-old Michael Holt, Deputies were interrupted by his Wife, 43-yea
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A family of six from Rosemead all sustained minor injuries in a rollover north of Weed on Sunday. Just before Six P-M,the 2003 Toyota Sienna Minivan was northbound on Interstate Five just north of Edgewood Road at 65 to 70 miles per hour. For unknown reasons, the driver, 65-year-old Chunning Chow, lost control of the van
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Crews Wednesday evening will open the newly-expanded loop on-ramp from Oasis Road to Interstate 5 in far north Redding.
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A Redding man was in fair condition today at a Reno hospital, a week after suffering major injuries in a motorcycle crash in South Lake Tahoe.
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I didn’t catch these my brother did. I am still convinced he was cheating but I have to admit he caught some chunks. This was taken 2 weeks ago up at Trinity Lake. My brother was using his signature baby bass green senkos and caught these from the shore!
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Shasta's Chinatown once stood on the property of the mobile home park located on the north side of Red Bluff Road a short distance east of Shasta Elementary School. The Chinatown included a two-story hotel, stores, saloons, gambling dens, shanties,...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES EUREKA — Another great week of action for Humboldt anglers, with Pacific halibut, the first big tuna counts on private boats, and limits of big salmon all week long. The biggest salmon entered in the Englund Marine salmon derby weighs 38 pounds, g
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David Benda writes an informative article today in our local newspaper about local home sales in June this year. Home sales are up, as reported here a few posts ago. But the distribution of sales is di
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Yesterday’s heavenly weather created spectacular skies over the Diestelhorst Bridge. Here’s the 4 compass points. East, North, West, South.
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There are way too many social networks today and I can’t decide which is the best. Quite frankly the human race should no better than to invest so much time in these social networks. After all this is how the Cylons are going to begin…simple networking. Next thing you know I’ll be working at Sky
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Not all maternity portraits have to be done in studio. We love doing on location sessions for pregnancy photos as well. Here's a beautiful moms-to-be at one of our outdoor locations. What do you want to do for your maternity portraits? Give us a call today! 223.5456
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Yet another giant dust storm rolled into Phoenix yesterday. Call me crazy but I would love to witness one of these things.
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This is both fascinating and extremely disturbing at the same time.
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A Redding man was arrested early this morning on suspicion of hit and run, driving while under the influence and providing a false name to police.
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After more than a week reprieve from the north state’s typical sweltering summer heat, high temperatures this week should start a gradual return to triple digits. Today should be mostly sunny with a high near 88 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Skies are expected to remain clear and sunny this week, wit
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Your "Protest Location Coordinator" for Shasta County is Robert Hovey, you can email him at cardhovey@govabuse.org.We will be having a powerful but peaceful and law abiding protest at the court house, go to govabuse.org to register and read the rules, then contact mr. hovey
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I recently baked a batch of Oatmeal Coconut Chippers, son Josh's favorite cookies, for his camping trip to the coast. When Josh sampled one of the cookies, he chewed slowly, then stopped and squinted. "Nutmeg?" he asked slowly. "Yes!" I said. I nearly wept with pride and joy. I shouldn't have been surprised Josh could id
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Work to improve Chinook salmon and steelhead trout habitat within Clear Creek below Whiskeytown Dam will soon begin at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Gravel suitable for spawning fish is being placed in or along Clear Creek at several locations between Whiskeytown Dam and the National Environmental Education Developm
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In the alpine beauty of Northern California, at the base of majestic Mount Shasta, a cultural phenomenon has taken hold. ShastaYama -- Shasta Taiko’s festival of Japanese taiko drumming, dance, and music -- merges art and nature to uplift spirits and celebrate life. Shasta Taiko will be celebrating its 26th year by presen
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I read an article Thursday about someone who committed a murder and his history was being checked for indications of mental illness.
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My day begins with the Record Searchlight and a cup of coffee. OK, maybe two cups. I also receive the Wall Street Journal, so I get to compare how stories are reported. Conclusion: I think that the Record Searchlight would do well to consider its core audience. The Thursday Associated Press stories regarding U.S. debt limit
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What a shocker: Potato chips are the main culprit behind the average American's small but steady yearly weight gain, according to a study at Harvard University.
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I watch the City Council meetings often and Shasta Lake City Councilor Dolores Lucero is embarrassing to watch. I have seen her insult fellow council members, staff, the city manager and even the city attorney.
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here's one big reason why foreclosure reforms that strongly encourage banks to redo loans for "underwater" homeowners are a must for California, and soon: This state's overall economy and employment levels simply cannot recover to pre-recession status until the foreclosure crisis ends.
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A Redding woman accused of fatally running over her boyfriend after an argument rejected a plea bargain offer Monday that came with a 15-year-to-life prison sentence.
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The nine-floor Shasta County jail may soon become the base of a cellphone broadcasting array, but don't expect to see the county's tallest building get much taller.
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The Fall River Valley Community Services District is taking the first steps toward possibly serving parts of nearby Modoc and Lassen counties.
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A Eureka construction company is asking the Shasta County Air Pollution Control Board for a temporary permit to run an asphalt plant along Interstate 5 near Lakehead.
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In 1911: The Redding Post Office, in common with other post offices in the state, considered closing all day Sunday. Local postmaster Drynan was to seek the opinion of the public. The office remained opened one hour on Sundays for the time being.
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The northern Sacramento Valley extended its long summer grace period another day Monday.
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A Redding man was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving when he was found trying to walk away from a wrecked car on Hilltop Drive, Redding police said.
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The Knights of Columbus Redding Council 3978 recently donated $2,500 to the Northern Valley Catholic Social Service Silver Anniversary Campaign.
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Low interest rates, low prices and some incentives drove home sales in Shasta County in June to their highest level in nearly four years.
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Redding officials grudgingly agreed to hand over $5.9 million to the state so the city's redevelopment agency may start doing deals again.
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***** grumble grumble *****Started making a new dress from a new pattern and I've already done something to screw it up. Not sure what. Bugger. It took me a good 45 minutes to lay out the pattern pieces and another 30 to cut them out, and in 15 minutes I've bolloxed the pockets. That didn
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Redding officials grudgingly agreed to hand over $5.9 million to the state so the city’s redevelopment agency may start doing deals again.
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See who was where at what recent north state event.
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It's one of those things -- there are lots of them these days -- that make me wonder: What on Earth would my grandmothers have to say about this?
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In early June, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest completed reforestation of the areas devastated by the historic 2008 wildfires by planting 1.4 million seedlings on the west side of the forest.
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A Redding woman accused of fatally running over her boyfriend after an argument rejected today a plea bargain offer that came with a 15-year-to-life prison sentence.
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First, oxen were used to tamp down the snow. Next, horses were hooked up to sleighs and the passengers were moved from the stagecoaches to the sleighs for their journey through the deep snow. From the Yreka Journal of 5-12-1880:...
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Traffic has cleared up again on Interstate 5 near the Highway 44 interchange, after a traffic incident backed up traffic for about one and a half hours, a state Department of Transportation spokeswoman said.
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The local branch of the N.A.A.C.P and MLK Multicultural Center presents a dance contest on Wednesday, July 20th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This is an opportunity for youth, 6th grade and up, to show off their dance talents. A free dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m. Admissions is free and will be held at the Redding Martin Lut
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Don't forget to join our protest against CORRUPT family court. it will be nationwide, go to govabuse.org and see. Please let this blog know that you will attend so we can coordinate. It will be outside the court house.
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It has often been said and rightfully so,  "A parent should'nt have to bury a child." Children should outlive their parents and when the oppisite happens, it is tragic and almost unbearable for the parent. Fortunately, in most cases, time does heal the wounds and a child lost to death will be greiv
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A Klamath River man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of breaking into a dozen vehicles in Dorris over the weekend.
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[www.redding.com] ME!  I am now beaming!! I am going to have my very own Solo Show right here in Lovely Redding, Ca. at the
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Q. When, if ever, is it appropriate to take military action against another nation? Martin Luther King famously quoted Amos 5:24 that God calls us to let justice flow like a river and righteousness like a mighty stream. Isaiah 58 tells us that a real sabbath rest is one that increases justice and mercy. Jesus himself calls
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Only a $65M price concession. Wow, though. We received notice of this sale through company e-mail. A Coldwell Banker agent with $1B (that’s B as in Billion) in sales helped put the deal together. More this
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Something of a jarring milestone on my dashboard this morning as I refueled. In the real estate biz, it seems nobody ever wants to ride their bikes over to look at a house. A clandestine image of a regular supplier of mi
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A Gerber man was arrested early Sunday when deputies found drugs in his pickup, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office.
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I think he got a little too excited.
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On July 28, economic developers will have the opportunity to join 1,000 likeminded professionals in Redding as part of a statewide effort to collaborate and work creatively in generating economic growth. Building Momentum with Lean Resources is the theme of the first of three collaborative economic development summits, to b
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A cool weather system over the north state could go out with a rumble and a splash. There’s a slight chance of thunderstorms today after 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Despite the storms today should be mostly sunny with a high near 83 degrees. Wind gusts could hit as high as 23 mph though. There’
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are indecision, option and fate. This is the latest I’ve ever contributed, but things are afoot. I was traveling last week to my hometown and then to Wyoming to check out a job. These words were selected on my second day of the intervi
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This is exactly why you pack heat when you are in the wilderness!
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I’d like to know who picked the crane operator. He was being a little too rough with that plane. At least this wasn’t an old warbird from World War II.
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Well little Chloe had her first surgery to repair her cleft pallet. If you dig back in our archives you will see her before surgery. What an amazing transformation! It is a true joy to photograph and document this time in her life for her family. She still has more surgeries to repair what we cannot see. What a little troop
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A Redding man was arrested this morning on suspicion of drunken driving when he was found trying to walk away from a wrecked car on Hilltop Drive, police say.
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How do you know when a beautiful is presenting itself to you? Is it waking up to a good morning kiss and a shoulder rub from your lover, with the smell of brewing coffee and sizzling bacon wafting from the kitchen? Is it when the weather is so nice that you sleep with the windows [...]
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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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Is there anyone who has not heard of our national debt crisis? Of course not, it's front-and-center in all the news media. But many have forgotten just how recently this concern has blossomed. Political wonks will recall, with sarcasm, Vice President Dick Cheney's comment that "deficits don't matter." Ho
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Jean King, Redding
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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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Joe Baumgartner has been saving bull riders’ lives for nearly 25 years. But all good things must come to an end.
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The Women's World Cup party at Ed Duggan's house outside Redding had everything except a perfect ending Sunday.
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Several hundred fans of hometown favorite Megan Rapinoe and her U.S. teammates were ready to celebrate a Women's World Cup win at a Redding sports bar Sunday, but the crowd's enthusiasm turned to disappointment with Japan's come-from-behind victory.
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1911: Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Behrens of Redding had a narrow escape from possible death during a fierce thunderstorm. A large oak tree blew down upon their home a moment after they had left it. The roof was crushed and the house knocked ten feet down the gulch. Mr. Behrens is currently employed at the Kooser sawmill. Other
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RED BLUFF — Elliott Jacoby is already headed to the Profession Bull Riders (PBR) World Finals this fall.
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Anderson police officers and Shasta County sheriff's deputies arrested four people and seized more than half a pound of crystal methamphetamine at an Anderson motel Sunday morning, officials said.
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The Redding 13-14 boys Little League team will play for a junior division tournament championship at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday following its 8-7 win over Marysville on Sunday at Tiger Field.
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Michael Pratt has been watching what the trustees of the California State University have been doing and he doesn't like it.
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This engine belongs in a P-51 not in some stand. I would love to see this engine flying on the deck in Reno for the Air Races.
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Weather Discussion: Our mild July weather will be ending this week, and our normal summer weather will be returning. We will start the week off with another upper level low pressure area off the coast. The southern end of this system will brush the north end of the state Monday and Tuesday. Most of the [...]
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Anderson man Friday on suspicion of breaking into an Anderson woman’s home, stealing her purse and buying a laptop computer with her credit card.
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Anderson police officers and Shasta County sheriff’s deputies arrested four people and seized more than half a pound of crystal methamphetamine at an Anderson motel this morning, officials said.
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s office’s Marijuana Eradication Team seized 82,837 marijuana plants between July 11 and 14, officials said.
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While leafing through the pages of the Country Gentleman magazine in 1902, 30-year-old Edmund (Ed) Phillips noticed the "Column to the Lovelorn" section and decided to try his luck. He composed an ad and so determined was he to follow...
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Last night we went to the Cascade for the return engagment of the SFGMC. It was such a pleasure to hear amazing harmonies and great arrangements, with more than a little fun thrown in. If they should show up near you, go see 'em. Seriously.This is some of what you missed. I nearly wet my pants. (Though I
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Fire and rescue crews are heading to the Redding Municipal Airport this morning to await an inbound aircraft with manifold problems, dispatchers said.
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A man and woman were taken to a local hospital after crashing their motorcycle near the intersection of Old 44 Drive and Oak Run Road near Millville this morning.
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Excerpt from the Chron's curtain-raiser on today's women's World Cup Final (U.S. vs Japan), via the popular DrudgeReport web site: Megan Rapinoe, born and bred in Redding, has emerged as the team's killer waif, finding a way to impact most...
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Today's high temperature should be 86 degrees in the Redding area, with south southeast wind gusting up to 23 mph. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict sunny skies for the day, and the low tonight should drop down to 63 degrees. On Monday, expect a high temperature of 89 degrees, and by Tuesda
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Using the wrong size condom is no joke. For more information, see Nancy Sutton Pierce's latest column: "When it Comes to Condoms, Size Does Matter!" Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey. A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist
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I e-mailed Foothill High School graduate Megan Rapinoe shortly after Team USA's 3-1 semifinal victory over France in the 2011 Women's World Cup in Germany.
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Elliott Jacoby of Fredericksburg, Texas, won the 7th annual PBR Bash event at Red Bluff's Tehama District Fair grounds on Saturday.
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In the winter days, I spend my daydreaming time thinking about things I might want to change about my garden, or add to my garden. With such little precipitation in the past few weeks or in the coming few weeks, my mind keeps returning to the loveliness of the design elements and the plant choices [...]
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At the heart of the Winnemem Wintu tribe's attempts to close Lake Shasta's McCloud arm for a coming-of-age ceremony lies a painful irony.
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It's hard not to like Rick Fauss' style.
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I have been deeply immersed in California politics since the mid-1970s. As a California assemblyman, I personally debated and suffered thru 18 California budget battles. Yes, California is, for many reasons, dysfunctional.Americans sometimes think California politics is, to put it politely, nuts. Well, America just caught u
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Richard Malotky's Sunday column was misleading in several ways. The relationship between dopamine levels and euphoria is well established, but the relationship between euphoria and happiness that Malotky suggests is seriously wrong. Seeking happiness in dopamine obtained via selfishness is to get on the "hedonistic
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As I took the nearly six-hour drive recently from the Sacramento area, past Ukiah and up to Eureka, through California's redwood-forested North Coast, I was reminded of the spectacular beauty of California. Driving through Mendocino and Humboldt counties also reminded me of the spectacular ways the state government wast
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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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Kent Snider Jr., Redding
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As summer produce becomes abundant, summer dining becomes a colorful experience. Several products can also make it eco-friendly.
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Max and Lorraine Mullen of Chico celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary June 26, 2011, with a dinner hosted by their children at Red Lobster. They were married June 26, 1941, in Myrtle Point, Ore. Max worked in the logging and Greyhound bus industries and was in the U.S. Navy. Lorraine was a housewife, worked in bankin
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Today's topic is toilets, a subject we're all familiar with. One thing I'm sure we can all agree on is the fact that not all toilets have been created equal. That said, most of us will agree that any toilet, as long as it is performing reasonably well, is better than no toilet at all.
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Dirk and Hila Lynn of Anderson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 19, 2011, with a party hosted by their daughters and sons-in-law. They were married June 16, 1951, in Sacramento. They are lifetime Shasta County residents, both graduating from Shasta High School, working and raising their family here. They ha
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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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My home is definitely where my heart is. As I build my house into a home, one tile and shingle at a time, I grow more and more inclined to protect my investment of sweat and, sometimes, tears. Home and personal security are definitely areas where technology has advanced in leaps and bounds.
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At retirement, married pension plan participants typically must make an irrevocable choice that profoundly affects their income benefits for life. This choice involves taking the maximum monthly income for life of the retiring employee only (e.g. $2,000/month); or a substantially reduced benefit for the lifetime of both the
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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. Reluctantly, that's the problem with "Save Me," in which Lisa Scottoline, known for superb stories, has ripped from news headlines a current societal conc
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Susan Rawlins and Kevin Walker, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Nov. 11, 2011, at Win River Casino in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Sandra and Kenneth Downs of Redding. Her fiance is the son of Marilyn and David Walker of Redding.
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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, both of Shasta Lake, are engaged to be married Sept. 10, 2011, at Little White Chapel Drive Thru Tunnel of Love in Las Vegas. The bride-elect is the daughter of Pete and Nancy Stone of Redding; and Steve Comnick of McKinleyville. She graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology with a bache
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Southwest Paper USA would be Leonard Sugarman’s second time around as CEO of a paper products firm.
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A Statler mill job was once the best in all of Augusta, Maine.
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They called it Project SHARK.
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Southwest Paper USA executive Leonard Sugarman and his investors are apparently confident they can launch a paper products start up when the industry is in a major shake down.
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Southwest Paper USA may be a start-up with no established product line and no track record.
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A good set of trekking poles is invaluable when you're walking on varied or unstable terrain with a load on your back. In addition to keeping you stable during stream crossings or snowy treks, they also help to ease the load on your knees, a benefit that came in very handy on a recent trip.
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Your old phone book could put more books on library shelves.
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Most of Redding's elected leaders are willing to stake millions of public dollars on a startup paper products company in exchange for a few hundred manufacturing jobs.
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RED BLUFF —With a wary eye toward next week's meeting on the fate of California's courts funding, Tehama County officials are hopeful they'll get a new courthouse.
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For two weeks this month in Cottonwood, 47 students from Taiwan and China are attending an ESL camp designed to improve their conversational English.
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Q: I would like to know whether it's OK to jug line fish for catfish in California lakes. Jug line fishing is having a float (such as a one-gallon plastic jug) tied to a series of hooks, all on one fishing line. The hooks are spread 20 inches apart and submerged while the fishing line floats on the water. The line is ab
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SNAG GOLF CAMP
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Construction on a section of the new Antlers Bridge on Interstate 5 north of Redding is nearing completion, but the contractor for the state Department of Transportation still has some work left that will result in lane closures.
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Fifty-five years after the interstate highways system was started by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the system now is facing an ill-maintained and crumbling situation. To add to a change in this system, the federal government's U.S. Bicycle Route System has made plans to connect many parts of the state and even interst
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Deep into the north state fair season, fairs from Hayfork to Yreka to Fall River Mills are still figuring out how to keep afloat without state funding.
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The results of the 2011 Siskiyou Bass Club's annual Frogbite Tournament held Saturday, July 9, at Iron Gate Reservoir were impressive.
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Redding's Megan Rapinoe, in an interview for the 2011 Women's National Team Handbook, shared 11 reasons why she's been able to achieve her dream of playing in the Women's World Cup.
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Nestled within a housing subdivision on the north side of Redding is the aptly named Gold Hills Golf Club.
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The Statler Tissue brand was never as ubiquitous as Kleenex.
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The Southwest Paper USA plant proposed at Stillwater Business Park would be Shasta County's biggest economic development coup since Knauf Insulation.
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The Redding 13- and 14-year-old boys Little League team defeated Intermountain of Fall River by a score of 6-0 on Saturday at the section juniors tournament at Tiger Field.
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In 1911: A jail break was nipped in the bud by Sheriff Montgomery and Under Sheriff Ludwig when "Kid" Parker was caught with the tools: an old razor and a watch spring. He was caught in the act after he had sawed in two one bar of the cell. The sheriff for some time had suspected that all was not what it seemed in t
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Becoming common these days in downtown Redding is the sight of naked coffee drinkers. That's right. An active following is currently congregating — at or rather driving through — the new java hot spot, Naked Coffee on Market Street.
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RED BLUFF — After enjoying robust production in 2010, Tehama County olive growers have seen fickle weather this year pummel their crop.
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Products and services offered: Business phone systems and voicemail, network and phone cabling, surveillance cameras and A/V.
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This next little bit of information was passed on to me by another retired CHP officer.
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The Shasta Family Justice Center (SFJC) is seeking volunteers to help victims of Family Violence. Volunteers are needed to help with our children’s program, events, client navigation (case management), paralegal, legal document assistants and administrative assistance. The next training is scheduled for Friday, July 22, 2
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Simple Elegant Black and Whites. Gotta Love 'em! Natasha from Anderson Union High School did an amazing job at her senior portrait session. We went to the Sundial Bridge, even cooled off with some water shots. To see a video of a small snippet of her session Visit our
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These images taken today show literally dozens of cars packing Redding’s major downtown arterial streets like salmon in a stream, clearly reflecting the tense situation in the Golden state. The well publicized closure of the 405 Freeway in
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From the Red Bluff Sentinel newspaper of August 3, 1872: "The rails will be laid into the new town of Redding today. Town lots will be sold there today. The depot will be finished September 1st. The telegraph office will...
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Today will continue the unseasonably cool temperatures for the Redding area that will last through next week.
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Hey, where'd our assemblyman and senator go?
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"Lonely as God, and white as a winter moon, Mount Shasta starts up sudden and solitary from the heart of the great black forests of Northern California" — Joaquin Miller, opening line of "Life Amongst the Modocs: Unwritten History."
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Californians despise the car tax and for good reason.
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The Tea Party mantra "We want our country back" is contradicted by their slash-and-burn politics.
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Lack of evidence? Casey Anthony got off scot-free for murder.
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A Shasta County Superior Court hearing for the great-grandfather of a 3-year-old Anderson boy who accidentally shot himself in the head with a handgun was postponed Friday.
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Crews could one day carry the historic Dobrowsky house to one of four lots around town Redding officials have picked out.
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Redding and Shasta Lake likely will wind up forking over the hefty sums California demands as the price for doing redevelopment in an era of balanced state budgets.
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Addicted Offender Program graduate Candace Buchanan reacts Friday as Shasta County Superior Court Judge Cara Beatty dismisses past charges against her.
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A five-run eighth inning by the Nor Cal Pirates sank the Redding Colt .45s in their 6-5 loss on Friday night at Tiger Field in Redding.
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Redding City Hall department heads, managers and other white-collar workers likely will follow police in making major concessions on retiree benefits.
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Livestock expert Larry Forero is the new director of University of California Cooperative Extension for Shasta and Trinity counties. He replaces Gary Nakamura, a forestry specialist who was director since 2007 and with UC for 27 years. Nakamura retired in June.
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Shasta County's supervisors will decide Tuesday whether to pay out nearly $3 million in exchange for a new juvenile hall largely funded by the state.
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Three weeks after thieves stole a load of old computers, wire and copper from a Redding veteran's group, there's still no clue to who is ripping off veterans' property, and it's not the first time.
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A 43-year-old convicted rapist from Iowa accused of raping and murdering a woman in Redding almost 20 years ago was arraigned Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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In 1911: Lying by the side of his pick, shovel and pan, the badly decomposed body of John W. Conant was found on Salt Creek. Twenty-five years ago "Jack" Conant was the most successful mine operator in the state. He located the Uncle Sam mine in 1885 on Squaw Creek, west of Kennett, together with the Mountain Rose,
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The heat and hard work improving areas of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area aren't a problem for the six teenagers in the park's Youth Conservation Corps summer program.
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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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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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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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