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August 10th, 2011

The new kitten had a visit with her vet this morning at 8 am. The vet I go to has two partners, Dr. Craig and Dr. Sanfilippo, and I like both of them. (This wasn't always the case. A couple of times my vet had people substituting for him that were better suited to cattle or horses than cats; I didn't like some of them at AL
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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. Redding will be sunny with temperatures near 100 degrees Thursday and Friday (the 11th and 12th). However, the above normal temperatures won’t last very long. Saturday, the high pressure area mov
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Mama the 45 ft. whale is still there at the Hwy. 101 bridge across the Klamath River. She seems quite content and continues to swim around and around mostly on the west side of the bridge. The river is receding....
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Since the congressional super committee on cutting the deficit hasn't even held its first meeting yet it may be a little premature to call it a failure, but the prospects for success aren't good.
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There are risks to avoid for baby and mother by breastfeeding. For babies, human milk provides a boost to the immune system. Infants who are exclusively breastfed for at least four months are half as likely as formula-fed infants to have ear infections in the first year of life. Breastfeeding reduces the incidence or seve
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After much debate among doctors, the FDA, and the industry, new sunscreen labeling guidelines have finally been cemented into law.
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The surprising thing about Monday's market plunge is not the black-diamond angle of descent. It's that it took so long to arrive at the slope and begin the vertiginous dive.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A- and AB- blood. The center will host drives from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Movies 14 in Redding. Donors receive a free movie ticket.
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Imagine having to deal with a physical problem that is embarrassing and robs you of your confidence to go out in public and visit with friends. You hesitate to bring it up during your annual physical, and it isn't even on the list of many questions asked by your doctor.
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June 12 was a day that changed Mark O'Sullivan's life.
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SAN BERNARDINO – The Red Bluff Little League All-Stars couldn’t wrap up pool play with a win and fell to Central East Maui, Hawaii, 10-4 in the West Regional tournament at Al Houghton stadium in San Bernardino on Wednesday.
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The skeletal remains thought to be of a 90-year-old Lewiston woman who went missing in May after she walked away from a residential care home were found Monday on the banks of the Trinity River near Rush Creek, Trinity County Sheriff Bruce Haney said today
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Firefighters contained a two-alarm structure fire this afternoon in a townhouse in north Redding.
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On August 9, 2011 at 9:39 p.m., officers responded to the Gold Street Liquor Store at 1459 Gold Street for an armed robbery. Officers arrived and contacted the female clerk. She advised an unknown male suspect entered the store. He displayed a handgun and demanded money. He then fled the store southbound on California Stree
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What: Siskiyou County Fair When: August 10 through 14 Where: Siskiyou County Fairgrounds, 1712 Fairlane Rd, Yreka, CA 96097 The Siskiyou County Fair began as an agricultural show in Fort Jones in 1859, moved to Yreka in 1867, became the 10th District Agricultural Association in 1926 and was renamed the Siskiyou Golden Fair
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What: Allison and Victor Performance When: Saturday, August 13, at 6 p.m. Where: RC's BBQ, 3256 Cascade Blvd, Shasta Lake, CA 96019 Allison Scull and Victor Martin will perform on the patio at RC's BBQ on Saturday, August 13th, 2011, 6 p.m. Victor will perform on saxophone, vocal, and percussion while Allison performs on gu
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A 21-year-old Red Bluff man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for violating probation stemming from drunken driving crash in 2009 that seriously injured a then 71-year-old Cottonwood man, Tehama County prosecutors announced today.
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The investigation continues into last week’s Officer-involved shooting in Redding. 41-year-old Kenny Wilson had been Wanted on ten Arrest Warrants, including for Armed Robbery. As Parole Agents, Narcotics Agents, Redding Police and C-H-P Officers arrived at a Veda Street location shortly after Noon on Thursday, Wil
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A Redding Liquor Store was robbed Tuesday night. Redding Police were called at 9:39 to a report of an Armed Robbery at Gold Street Liquors. The female Clerk told Officers that a black man wearing black pants, a black hoodie, and a red bandanna over his face had entered the Store, displayed a Handgun, and demanded Cash. A
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The City is on the hook for a 200-Thousand Dollar Fine ordered by the California Water Quality Control Board. The Penalty is for Effluent Discharge into the Sacramento River from the Clear Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant from December of 2009 through April of this year, and specifically for an incident that occurred in
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A Community Meeting will be hosted by the California Department of Fish and Game to discuss Coho Salmon in the Shasta and Scott Valleys. Officials will provide an update on the status of the embattled Fish, and some Landowners will be asked to temporarily reduce irrigation diversions in order to keep enough water in the
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A massive Fine is being levied for failure to clean up the contaminated former Shasta Paper Company Property in Anderson. When the Winnemucca Trading Company acquired the site through a Foreclosure Auction in 2004, the Central Valley Water Quality Board ordered them to submit a plan for cleanup of Petroleum Coke and othe
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A small Earthquake struck Alturas Tuesday. The Magnitude 3-point-4 Quake was detected by the U-S Geological Survey at 9:28 Tuesday morning. It was centered 3 miles northeast of Alturas in Modoc County.
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The Redding driver arrested Sunday after his car allegedly struck and killed a Cottonwood woman picking roadside blackberries was released from Shasta County jail this morning.
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Moss Lumber & Hardware Co., one of Northern California’s oldest and largest family-owned wood products retailer, will close today.
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Jefferson Public Radio and Redding's Cascade Theatre announce the addition of: Merle Haggard & Kris Kristofferson to the 2011-12 season lineup! Tickets to this event go on sale now to current 2011-12 Cascade Theatre members, with general public ticket sales starting at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16th. Click Here to re
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This great old store was originally two separate buildings with a common wall. The first store was built in 1855 for $4000 and housed Henry Leo's Furnishings and Dry Goods. In 1856 Ordon Fuller and John Cushing purchased the wall...
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It seems counter intuitive to me, but although S&P downgraded the nation’s credit rating, mortgage rates didn’t go up. They continue to drop. This morning I got this note from Matt Haywood over at US Bank: These are the lowest rates I’ve seen in my 11 years as a mortgage loan offi
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I’d like to introduce you to some new features we hope will make Redding.com a more rewarding experience and recognize you for contributing to the quality of our online community.
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ONO - Emergency personnel were sent this morning to a reported traffic accident involving a logging truck and a motorcycle.
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We don’t often publish 2 FDotDs in 1 day, but shortly after publishing, we got a note from Ryan Haedrich that this bank owned housing development was going to auction tomorrow at a goo
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Emergency crews are responding to a rollover involving a big rig on Highway 44 just east of Viola this morning. The accident was first reported around 8:30 a.m. Injuries are not known, but there is a dispatch report that the truck’s driver was able to get out of the vehicle.
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Redding police are continuing its search today for a man who reportedly robbed a Gold Street liquor store Tuesday night at gunpoint.
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Redding residents should see sunny skies and a high temperature near 98 degrees today, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight’s low will be around 65 degrees. The weather forecast for Thursday calls for sunny skies and a high near 97, while Friday’s high temperature should be near 98 de
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Testosterone has been crowned the king of hormones, estrogen the queen, and DHEA the mother to them both. However, all humans have the same hormones present in varying amounts that determine our female or male characteristics. Hormones can determine what the brain is interested in doing. This is why when the sex hormones ar
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The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will be in Fort Jones on Tuesday (Aug. 16) to discuss coho salmon in the Shasta and Scott valleys. A community meeting will be held that day from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fort Jones Community Center on 11960 East Street. DFG will provide an update on the status of coho salmon and r
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KIXE-TV in Redding has received a $10,000 grant from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health for a project to promote healthy habits among children and families. Data indicate that about a quarter of children in the Redding area live below the federal poverty level. Literacy rates are low in some communities,
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Which is healthier, a hot dog or a hamburger?  There are pros and cons to both favorites.
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The first Northern Section football rankings won't be out for a couple of weeks, but here's an early look at the contenders in each of the four 11-man divisions and eight-man football.
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SAN BERNARDINO — The Red Bluff Little League All-Stars have another game in pool play today, but they can breathe a little easier knowing they have secured a spot in the west region semifinals to be played on Friday.
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Three Redding Swim Team members made the finals at the Western Zone Championships in Clovis last weekend.
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SAN BERNARDINO — It may have been down to the wire, but the Red Bluff Little League All-Stars pulled out a thrilling one-run victory to beat Washington, Utah, 2-1 at Al Houghton Field in San Bernardino on Tuesday.
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Shasta County Public Health is eliminating two of its immunization and sexually transmitted disease clinics to make up for shrinking state revenue.
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Oral health consultant and registered dental hygienist Jennifer Schmit helps Sara Phan, 3, with her new toothbrush Tuesday at the Family Justice Center in Redding.
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A Red Bluff man who was found banging on the door of the city's police department early Tuesday asking for help after he'd been stabbed won't tell officers how he was injured, police said.
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A fire destroyed an abandoned house on Pleasant Street in Shasta Lake causing an estimated $60,000 damage Tuesday morning.
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A Sacramento-area man arrested in April on suspicion of kidnapping two of his Igo-Ono-area tenants at gunpoint, claiming they owed him rent money, was sentenced Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court to time served in jail and placed on formal probation for three years.
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In 1911: Phil Cumiskey, who lost his newspaper plant in the Millville fire, planned to not resume publication of the Millville Tidings. The Tidings was one of the oldest papers in Shasta County and in the days when land notices were numerous, it was a great moneymaker.
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Lawyers for the Gateway Unified School District were in court Tuesday seeking sanctions against the lawyer for a woman who blew the whistle on alleged financial improprieties within the district.
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Close to 200 cats and kittens will be given away by Haven Humane Society on Thursday.
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The sex crime trial of Charles David Berlinghoff was stopped Tuesday only moments before jury selection was to begin in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Mary's Pizza Shack will open in downtown Redding Monday.
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Redding police tonight are responding to a report of an armed robbery at Gold Street Liquor.
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On 8/6/2011 at approximately 5:00 p.m. Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a structure fire on Highway 96 in the Seiad Valley area.Upon arrival, deputies encountered a fully-engulfed structure fire. Firefighters from the Klamath National Forest, Fort Jones Fire Department, Montague Fire Department, Seiad
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The Round Mountain man shot and killed by Redding police officers on Thursday, Aug. 4, had fired at them during their pursuit of him on South Market Street, an ongoing Shasta County's Sheriff's Office investigation has confirmed so far. The Redding Police Department officers involved have not yet been named, but have been p
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On August 8, 2011 at 11:18 p.m., officers from Redding Police Department responded to 1100 block of Gold Street for a burglary alarm. The alarm company advised there were several areas of activation inside the residence. Officers arrived and located Nick Peternik, 27 years of Redding, inside the residence. Peternik was gath
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It may have been down to the wire, but the Red Bluff Little League All-Stars pulled out a thrilling one-run victory to beat Washington, Utah, 2-1 at Al Houghton Field in San Bernardino on Tuesday.
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The U.S. Congress is an institution steeped, for better or worse, mostly for the better, in tradition — the elaborate courtesy the members show each other on the floor, the daily printed and bound copies of the preceding day's proceedings in the Congressional Record, the inkwells still kept freshly filled on the s
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David A. Perreault, Redding
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Raymond F. Pittam, Redding
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Ted Russell, Shasta Lake
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In Don Marquis' classic satirical book, "Archy and Mehitabel," Mehitabel the alley cat asks plaintively, "What have I done to deserve all these kittens?"
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John P. Schafer, Shasta Lake
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Sharon Miller, Redding
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by Kate Morgenroth Three voices narrate a tale of passion, love, bitterness and murder. From the moment they meet, seemingly ill-matched Timothy and Nora embark on an intense relationship through which the ways their respective family dynamics have shaped them are re­vealed. A body on the day of the wed
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by Claire Cook After her half-sister makes off with her husband, talented make-up artist Bella puts on a new shade of lipstick and swears off men. In her post-breakup existence, she continues to help her large Irish family manage their chain of salons, and falls in love with a little dog. In the middle o
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by Helen Pike An engaging look at one of the Jersey Shore’s most famous resorts. This collection of stories, memorabilia and photos captures the bygone era of the Jersey Shore from its 1890s heyday to its decline in the 1980s, to more recent efforts to restore it to a viable destina­tion. Pike investi
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by Sally Goldenbaum Izzy and her knitting clutch wel­come newcomer fi ber artist, Willow, in this second installment of the Seaside Knitters series. Willow is instantly hailed by all, until a fellow artist is found dead, and Willow is the prime suspect. Convinced of her innocence, the knitters are on th
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by John Banville Upon the death of his wife, Max returns to the seaside town where he lived as a child. The memories of his experiences of that time, related to a local family, haunt him as he relives his first experiences of love and death. As he processes these intense events of the past, he is able t
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What: 2011-2012 Cascade Theatre Auditions When: Saturday, August 13 Where: The Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St, Redding, CA 96001 Auditions are Saturday, August 13th, at The Cascade Theatre at the following times: Time Age Group 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Youth (Ages 7-12) 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Student (Ages 13-17) 2 p.m. - 6 [...]
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by Rosamund Lupton When her artist sister, Tess, is found dead, Beatrice doesn’t buy the sui­cide verdict. She moves into Tess’s London flat, befriends her friends, and gnaws her way toward the truth, revealing layer upon layer of truth. Taut and tingling, full of suspense and exploring the relation
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by Helen Scales Humans have been fascinated with sea horses since ancient times – this fasci­nation has fueled a craze to own them, a belief that they are a cure-all and an appreciation for this strange creature. Scales discusses the toll that humans have had on them, ending on a note of hope that per
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by Kyran Pittman A memoir filled with wonderment, perceptively traces Pittman’s im­probable path from a bohemian 70s childhood in Newfoundland to her current semi-domesticated life as a wife and a mother of three. Told with humor and raw honesty, Pittman ac­knowledges all the ways her journey could
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by Preeta Samarasan A look at the upper class Rajasekharan family in Malaysia: politically inclined Raju, his wife,Visanthi, who’s forgot­ten her lower-class upbringing; his elder daughter, Uma, who is excited to leave home for college; his son, Suresh and 6-year-old Aasha, who is desperately sad at t
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by Esmeralda Santiago Even as a young girl, Ana is attracted to the exotic isle of Puerto Rico. As a young bride, she sails to the island in 1844 to help run her in-laws’ plantation. There she battles heat, tragedy, hardship, disease and the cruelty of slavery, defying convention at every turn. A sensu
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by Lisa Miller Miller adeptly delves into a cross-religious exploration of the concept of Heaven. She goes beyond the wide strokes of larger religious divisions into the disparate beliefs among the communities within those divisions. She covers who gets to Heaven and why, bodily res­urrection vs. spirit
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by Ian Sansome A madcap dash to find a rusted out old bookmobile that gets stolen on its last journey. Librarian Israel Armstrong and his colleague head to London from Northern Ireland, with Israel looking forward to going “home” to real coffee, ethnic food and a bit of the cosmopolitan. While chasi
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by Monique Roffey After their 1956 wedding in England, Sabine and George Harwood move to Trinidad. Fifty years later they’re still there – George is happy with his life and loving his adopted country, while Sabine has never been able to adjust to the oppressive heat and culture of the island. When G
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Did you know that one in every nine seniors is at risk of hunger in the United States? Of those, 50 percent are above the poverty line so this is an issue that affects seniors from all levels of income. It may be affecting those you love, grandparents, parents, or even a spouse. What can be done to help this rising epidemic
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Bear Attack is from Redding California. We love skateboarding and we love film-making. By these powers combined we are Bear Attack! Zack Wiegand, Johnny Scribner, Chase Childs and Marshall Van Leuven are local Redding teens who are award-winning skateboarders.
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Enjoy a relaxing tour of our farm and taste our heirloom tomatoes and table grapes. A fun family event.
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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 flows are now down to summer levels of 450 cubic feet per second, and most of the spring run salmon have moved above Junction City. It’s been most
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While most college graduates spend the summer relaxing or vacationing with friends and family, Simpson University graduate Caleb Sanders found himself preparing to donate one of his kidneys to his older brother.
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All ages and skill levels welcome to test your skills against 6 Time World Arm Wrestling Champion Bill Collins
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A taste of California wine history is celebrated.
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What: Govabuse Nationwide Protest When: Friday, August 12, 2011 Where: Shasta County Superior Court, 1500 Court St, Redding, CA 96001 Organizers of the protest say “We the People” are no longer tolerating: Unjust Laws Taxpayer dollars (billions) used to separate and financially demolish families. "We the People” deman
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The Fabulous Fabric Shop is hosting its 2nd Annual Fashion Show out front of their shop on Sunday, August 14 at 4 p.m. The show will feature local fashion designers both adult and child apparel, Young Designers from their sewing camps and the latest fabrics and pattern designs on display. There will also be handmade craft
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Eleven drafting students from Enterprise High School placed at the California State Fair.
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The Red Bluff Little League All-Star team is eying a spot for a semifinal berth at the West Regional Tournament and with an early morning loss today from the Rio Rico Little League (Arizona state champion), their chances are looking even better.
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Lots of response for the protest on Friday so far this week, keep em coming, we need a loud voice to be heard and that volume will only come with numbers.cardhovey@govabuse.org or blindbulldog@rocketmail.com or
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It was first sighted by Capt. Luis Arguello in 1821 and christened St. Joseph Mountain. During the following years, it became known as Lassen's Butte, Mt. Lassen, Lawson's Peak (corruption of Lassen), Fire Mountain, San Jose Peak, Mt. San Jose,...
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Tuesday: Yoga Meditation: Open Class Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Bohemian Art Loft. $5. Wednesday: Spoken Word Night at the Loft: An evening for serious poets, writers, playwrights, storytellers, comedians, and actors of all genres. No censorship. Audience welcome. August 10th at 7 p.m. at the Bohemian Art Loft. Dona
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The Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County officially launched www.shastaedc.org, a new-and-improved website that will serve as a tool to help keep jobs in — and bring new jobs to — the Northern California region. “The new website is optimized to attract business owners and site selectors looking to move or
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A fire destroyed an abandoned house on Pleasant Street in Shasta Lake this morning causing an estimated $60,000 in damage.
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A Red Bluff man who was found banging on the door of the city's police department early this morning asking for help after he'd been stabbed won't tell officers how he was injured, police said.
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A Redding man was arrested on suspicion of burglary after Redding police officers found him inside a residence on Gold Street Monday night, police said.
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Daily high temperatures in Redding should hover at 97 degrees until Sunday, forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento said. Tonight's low is expected to drop down to 64 degrees. On Sunday, forecasters expect the high temperature to be 94 degrees.
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She is still there. Today is her 46th day in the Klamath River. Today was a quiet and peaceful day for her. As usual though, she had lots of visitors watching from the top of the Hwy. 101 bridge. Mihael...
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Hey y'all -here is an interview I conducted with the new owner of the Igo Inn here in my little town... plus photos....
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Tanja Eisenhardt and Barry Marris are the new owners of the Igo Inn restaurant, which they plan to reopen on Wednesday. The building, built in 1886, sat vacant for two years after previous chef-owner Rich Buck of Lewiston died suddenly the week before the restaurant was set to open in 2009. Under the new ownership, [...]
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State water quality officials have fined the owners of the former Shasta Paper Co. mill $682,500 for failing to make progress on the clean up of the contaminated property.
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The Fabulous Fabric Shop in Redding is hosting its second annual Fashion Show in front of its shop in the Shasta Center on Churn Creek Road behind Cool Hand Luke's.
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State water quality officials have fined Redding $200,000 for a March chlorine spill from the Clear Creek sewage treatment plant into the Sacramento River.
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The sex crime trial of Charles David Berlinghoff, accused of disappearing from Redding with his teenage niece for a month late last year, is due to begin this morning in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Two north state accounting firms with nearly 120 years of combined experience are merging.
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The woman killed Sunday afternoon when she was struck by an alleged drunken driver while picking blackberries alongside a road south of Redding was identified Monday by the Shasta County coroner's office.
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Susan Ann Spencer (from right), with the Shasta County Department of Public Health Breastfeeding Support Center, and Sandra Chapman of Redding, watch Sandra’s son, Ezekiel, 2, as he tries to blow bubbles during a recent World Breastfeeding Week gathering Thursday at Caldwell Park hosted by the Shasta County W.I.C. program
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In 1911: The top story of Dunsmuir's Knights of Pythias Hall was burned off by a fire. The K. of P. hall was a large ramshackle barnlike, two-story frame structure standing half a dozen doors west of the Weed Hotel. Nearly every lodge in Dunsmuir lost all regalia and paraphernalia: Order of Eastern Star, Masons, Knights
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Nora Lake, a popular fishing pond and picnic area southeast of Shingletown, will close for recreational use from Aug. 29 into late November while Pacific Gas & Electric crews install a new walkway for workers.
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The sex crime trial of Charles David Berlinghoff, accused of disappearing from Redding with his teenage niece for a month late last year, was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court so he can try to hire a new attorney.
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Photographer Michael Kuker has been a Redding resident for over 30 years. Michael has been shooting digitally for nearly 10 years. His influences include Chester Mullen, Margaret Bourke-White, and Andreas Feininger. His outside interests include bicycling, local history, and old-time music. I’ve always been fascinated by
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, aNewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party featuring live music by Jakob Martin Most comfortable with a harmonica in his pocket and a piano nearby, Los Angeles singer-songwriter Jakob Martin was hailed by former JVibe Magazine as “revolutionizing” acoustic m
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Most schools open the classroom doors next week, which means the little ones – who are growing bigger – need new clothes. Redding’s MLK Multicultural Center has a way for parents and grandparents to get those clothes for the very reasonable price of nothing. The MLK Center is conducting its first Clothing Freecycle ev
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What: Debt Crisis Protest Rally When: Wednesday, August 10, from noon to 12:45 p.m. Where: Rep. Wally Herger's Office, 280 Hemsted Dr., Redding, CA 96002 From the rally's organizers: Republicans held the economy hostage to protect tax cuts for the wealthy, and Democrats opened the back door to cuts for Social Security, Medi
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Scene! — Aug. 9, 2011
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August 8, 2011 – By Melissa Littles & Chelsea Spencer Who are we? We are police wives. We’re members of a sisterhood unlike any other. Every day, we send our husbands to work with a vest, a gun, and a badge. We stand firm together when we lose a member of our law enforcement family. We are the ever-present str
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Only 10 short miles west of Redding, Igo is a picturesque rural community often thought of as belonging to another world, and in a way it is.
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Finally, five months after Syria began to brutally suppress demonstrations by its own people, the Arab world is telling President Bashar Assad that enough is enough.
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Lance Boek, Redding
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Gracious Palmer, Shasta Lake
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Steve Woodrum, Redding
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There is a new spirit afoot in California. Call it "can't-do." It's the very reverse of the ethos that made California into America's largest state, the center of world technical innovation and social progress.
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Thomas Spear, Redding
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With the ongoing Wall Street "correction" having wiped out all stock market gains from 2011 and then some, I asked Kurt Starman if he'd gotten any indications from CalPERS about whether the city will need to increase its pension contributions,...
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EMAIL : blindbulldog@rocketmail.com or cardhovey@govabuse.org TO CONFIRM YOUR PARTICIPATION AND RECEIVE INSTRUCTION.
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SEIAD VALLEY - A Siskiyou County woman died Saturday in a fire at her Seiad Valley home, a spokeswoman for the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office announced today.
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Crews were able to contain this afternoon a grass fire reported at Balls Ferry and Live Oak roads just east of Cottonwood to two acres.
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With the stock market "correction" under way, now's a good time to reintroduce you to "Clara," a charming 95-year-old cook who is using YouTube to teach people to make the simple and cheap foods she remembers from the Great...
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Voices of Faith — Aug. 13, 2011: Do you ever have doubts about your faith? How do you deal with them?
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has identified the Woman killed while walking on Riverland Drive Sunday. 52-year-old Susan Pai Allen of Cottonwood was struck Sunday afternoon shortly before Two O’clock by a Southbound P-T Cruiser. The Driver of the Chrysler, 31-year-old Charles Pratt of Redding, was Arrest
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An Autopsy is set for Tuesday on the man shot to death by Law Enforcement Officers Thursday. 41-year-old Kenny Wilson was pursued on foot from Veda Street onto South Market Street when he turned and allegedly fired a Shot at the Officers. Three Redding Police Officers and One C-H-P Officer returned fire, striking Wilson
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A Motorcyclist apparently crossed over the Center Line before running head-on into a Pickup Truck in Siskiyou County on Friday. 22-year-old Denton Gene Lopez of Dunsmuir was riding a Kawasaki Ninja Eastbound on Gazelle Callahan Road and crossed in front of a Pickup driven by 20-year-old Thomas McBride of Redding. McBride
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Protesters who plan to gather on Wednesday at Wally Herger’s Redding Office will be asking “Where are the Jobs?”. Shasta County Citizens For Democracy will hold a Demonstration in front of Herger’s Office at 280 Hemsted Drive starting at Noon on Wednesday. Protest Organizers say they want to hold
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The grasshopper nibbled away the biggest sunflower reserve bud and this morning I banished him from the garden. I cut the big head and set it by the tree where the squirrel gang vacuum up pounds of black sunflower seeds. I think the big sunflower can grow another flower. There is bud remaining. You can see [...]
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Several Roadside Fires were started Friday afternoon by sparks thrown by a Wheel Rim after a Tire blew on a Vehicle being towed by a Motor Home. Fire Crews were dispatched to Deschutes Road near Balls Ferry Road about 3 O’clock Friday afternoon on reports of several Spot Fires burning along both sides the roadway.
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Two people were arrested after leading Tehama County Sheriffs Deputies on a High Speed Chase near Gerber. Thursday night Deputies say the Cadillac failed to stop, blew several Stop Signs, and was driving on the wrong side of the road. The Cadillac stopped on Cody Drive and the Passenger, 47-year-old Edward McNamara, got
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The first lesson is: when you don’t reinvent institutions at a time of systemic failure, the problem doesn’t just magically disappear. The second lesson is: when you prop up the institutions causing the crisis, instead of reinventing them, the crisis will deepen. The third lesson is: w
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Dales Station is not located in Shasta County (it's in Tehama County) but it's a favorite little place of mine. I have great memories of long ago, one day especially that I will never forget. Dales is historic and was...
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Next race: Saturday Aug 13 Street Legal Run What U Brung!   Saturday @ 6PM ————————————————————————————————- &
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The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is recalling approximately 1,000 duplicate deer tags inadvertently sent out to hunters who participated in this year’s Big Game Draw. Of the nearly 53,000 tags printed and issued by Active Networks on behalf of DFG, approximately two percent were inadvertently printed more than once a
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First ride star tours! The force is strong with this one.
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First ride star tours! The force is strong with this one.
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Never say never.Nearly a year ago, this reporter said he'd unlikely ever again show his face in a newsroom. That it would have to be the right situation, one free of Corporate Overlords that squeeze and squeeze and squeeze the help, then let them go in mass layoffs while they themselves take obscene bonuses. OK,
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What: Nancy Serr Memorial at Tehama County Museum Jubilee When: Saturday, September 10 Where: Tehema County Museum, 275 C St, Tehama, CA 96090 Artwork requested for Nancy Serr Memorial Saturday, September 10 The Tehama County Museum plans to honor the memory of Nancy Serr with a featured exhibit of her artwork at the 2011 T
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Here's Wes Hughes, the city editor when I first worked at the Record Searchlight back in 1970, remembering "the good old days" in the pages of the San Bernadino Sun, where he's a staff writer: My staff of reporters and...
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Sunny skies and a high temperature near 94 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast for today with temperatures expected to raise throughout most of the week, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight’s low should be around 64 degrees. The forecast for Tuesday’s and Wednesday calls for su
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Sunny skies and a high temperature near 94 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast for today with temperatures expected to raise throughout most of the work week, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight’s low should be around 64 degrees. The forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday calls for s
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As the new school year approaches, some may feel overwhelmed with gathering up school supplies, shopping for school clothes and perhaps wrapping up that final vacation of summer. Most of us have no desire to add one more thing to our to-do list. If you’re the parent of a 7th through 12th grader, you’ve probably [...]
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The Pioneer Bridge on SR 263 in Siskiyou County has re-opened. Near Yreka, the Pioneer Bridge had been closed since Monday, June 6, 2011. The closure was necessary to facilitate the partial removal and replacement and painting of the bridge. Motorists had been redirected to Interstate 5 to bypass the closed area, adding app
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What was the biggest lesson learned from your adolescence?Submitted By peaceful Yo! Ho! View 1103 Pirate Tales It
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Would California Republicans rather stick to their principles and find themselves an ever-dwindling political minority in a state whose demographics and mores are pushing against them? Or would they rather make new friends and win a few more elections?
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Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to nominate UC Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the California Supreme Court is a highly partisan poke in the eye at Republicans, given that GOP congressional criticisms led Liu, in May, to withdraw his name from contention for a slot on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Liu might b
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Carl Arness, Redding
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Let's get our facts straight. First of all, your vehicle license fees (VLF) did not go up by $12.
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With regard to Bob Williams' column "Cutting government: Who benefits?":
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The Chico Outlaws and Yuma Scorpions began their stay in Redding on Tuesday with a small crowd and a pitching victory by local product Jason Stevenson.
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1911: Burk's Uncle Tom's Cabin Company had a $10,000 fire directly after the main performance in the big tent. The company's baggage car, together with all the parade paraphernalia and advertising material, was practically destroyed.
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A woman was struck and killed while she was walking down a road south of Redding on Sunday afternoon, officials said.
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To make up for dwindling state revenue, Shasta County's Public Health Department wants to pare down its immunization and sexually transmitted disease clinics.
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Waiting to hear whether Gov. Jerry Brown will temporarily halt clear-cutting on Battle Creek upstream of a $128 million fish restoration project, Marily Woodhouse continues to collect water samples.
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The Red Bluff Little League All-Stars shut down Silverado of Las Vegas 4-0 on Sunday afternoon for the Tehama team's first win in the West Regional tournament in San Bernardino.
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A 52-year-old Cottonwood woman was struck and killed while she was walking down a road south of Redding on Sunday afternoon, officials said.
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Weather Discussion: The week starts off with M.O.S. (more of the same) … sunny skies with high temperatures in the mid 90s. Thursday (the 11th), the high pressure area that has been baking the central U.S. will shift back a little to the west. This will heat our temperatures up a little and Friday, Saturday, [...]
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She is still there. "Mama", as the Yurok people call her, is swimming round and round at the Hwy. 101 bridge. Not too much has been happening today. The bridge traffic has been lighter than usual. As far as I...
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Gary saw a recipe on MSNBC for a blue cheese spread that you put on hamburgers. When he went back to it to check the details, he couldn't find it again, so he winged it. What he came up with was perfect.He took a wedge of blue cheese, about 4 ounces/ 113 grams, and crumbled it up with a fork. (Yes, you can buy p
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The Red Bluff Little League All-Stars defeated the Las Vegas All-Stars 4-0 this afternoon at the Western Regional tournament in San Bernardino.
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So last night Gary brought me this:{Original photo replaced with a much clearer one.]This kitten had been "living" (if you can call it that) on the property of a guy Gary knows... I'm trying to be polite here, but let's just say when you drive up to th
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A woman was killed as she was walking along Riverland Drive south of Redding this afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said.
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In 1887, Algernon Goodnough was a well-known piano and organ agent for the Smith American Piano and Organ Company of Boston. He sold his high-grade piano's and cottage organs and other musical instruments from his office and residence located on...
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Here is a powerful statement posted on the Wives Behind the Badge Facebook page: "If you ignore most of my other posts, please read this and let it sink in. Yesterday afternoon, San Diego Police Officer Jeremy Henwood was shot in the head with a shotgun whil
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E-mail received from a friend: Subject: timely bumpersicker Marc, I saw a bumper sticker yesterday that went something like this: "If we don't change our direction we'll end up where we are going." Seemed like it summed up our political...
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Click here to read an article from the August 7, 2011 edition of the Record Searchlight.Here are a couple of excerpts:"The department has lost 45 employees, or 25 percent, since 2007. That's the same level as 1995, wh
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Today's high should be 95 degrees in Redding, and skies will remain sunny. The low tonight is expected to dip down to a cool 61 degrees. Monday's and Tuesday's highs are also predicted to be 95 degrees. So far, the rest of the week is expected to be in the upper 90s.
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One the things I love about my house in the Garden Tract is its two huge Meyer lemon trees, which produce a nearly endless supply of gorgeous, juicy, thin-skinned lemons. (There were three trees, but the large oak tree shaded one poor tree so much that all the tree produced were thorns and shiny green leaves. Bub-bye [...
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Experience the quiet beauty of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area while hiking with a ranger under the full moon’s soft silvery light on Saturday, August 13 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The program is limited to 20 people and arrangements can only be made by calling 242-3462 (Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m
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Now I understand what my mom was talking about.
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They can be prickly at times, but the citizen watchdogs who claim the city of Redding has violated the state's open-government law are doing fellow citizens a favor.
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Given the astronomical debt numbers flying around Capitol Hill these days, California's $28 billion budget shortfall may sound like peanuts in comparison, but not to those of us who live here. Thanks in part to high taxes and stifling regulation the state is in an economic free fall. Deep budget cuts are being dealt sta
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What a smart move by the City Council, voting not only with financial wisdom but also based on that ancient idea of making decisions on the basis of knowing people.
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I attended the Redding City Council's 3-hour, 45-minute special meeting on the Civic Auditorium Monday night. I didn't make any comments that evening, but I wanted to put my thoughts in a public forum about the meeting.
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The development of Churn Creek Bottom is the worst of ideas, and it won't create that many jobs. I live in eastern Shasta County and I think I should have a say in what is developed. Of course we have our big supervisor from District 3 living and working around Redding. But I hardly see him up around this area like the
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As District 5 supervisor, Les Baugh, representing the Churn Creek Bottom area residents, should have been a dissenting vote rather than succumbing to the unanimous decision.
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Apparently the debt deal is done and America will pay its bills. At least for now. Our 401(k)'s are battered, our creditors shaken and the countries that look to us for leadership are somewhat relieved. At least for now. Of course, this whole crisis could have been averted if only President Barack Obama had given in to
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I know of no one more spiritual than I am. I am very committed to my beliefs, but over the years through experiences I have learned to keep an open mind and to respect all beliefs. One of the things that I have learned is that most organized religions teach that material objects in this stage of our journey are of no worth
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The tenants moved but left their cats behind. As time passed, the cats multiplied, fed by wild rodents, squirrels, birds, rabbits, etc., not to mention the one or two homeowners who felt sorry for the "poor things" and put out food "so they wouldn't starve to death."
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Dawn breaks. Blustery winds cause the downpour to hammer the ground diagonally. Unpaved roads turn to slush. Moe Berrien hops into his blue truck. At 82, he travels 200 miles a day to open or close 400 gates, put up warning and directional signs and ensure existing signs are in place and have not been damaged. And, he does
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The Red Bluff Little League All-Stars lost 10-2 to the Ocean View All-Stars of Huntington Beach on Saturday night at the West Regional tournament in San Bernardino.
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I've been called a hoarder by folks I dearly love. But I forgive their brashness for they know not what they say. I do keep a few extra things here and there, but most of it is stuff I cherish, and the rest is stuff I need. Of course some items in question are cherished more than others, but I'm here to tell you tha
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Inspired by the love of a family dog, a Shasta Lake woman self-published a children's book, touching upon subjects such as friendship and loss and applying those lessons in life.Suzanne Artim-Young, a teacher with the Anderson Union High School District, wrote "Hayden and Hamish: Tails of Friendship," a story su
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Dear Straight Talk: My sister and I like to skinny dip in our pool on hot nights. When friends spend the night we invite them to join us since we're all girls. Our mom recently remarried and we invited our new stepsister to join us, which she did. We're 16 and 15 and she's 13. We share our room with her and undr
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Wedding : Andrea Haro and Travis Crowell
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Many cosmetics and hair-care products are filled with ingredients that just aren't healthy for us. The ingredients include petrochemicals and chemicals with long names that are often impossible to pronounce. Some of these chemicals have been linked to cancer and auto-immune diseases. Consumers have reason to be concerne
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The name stays but the show will be different.
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Established in July 2009, Pho Saigon is still the only Vietnamese restaurant in town.
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While I was sorting a week's worth of laundry and accumulated mail and fixing dinner, I listened to Diane Sawyer from the living room TV pose the question, "Who's the most stressed out person in America?" Without hesitation, I answered out loud "I am" as I headed to the couch to hear her response. Tu
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There seems to be an entire generation that has yet to experience the impact of hyper-inflation.
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Humans are quite trusting in nature. When we travel we really put ourselves in the hands of others. We trust that the majority of drivers on the road won't hit us. We trust the bus driver, train engineer, ship captain and pilot to get us to a destination safely. Oddly enough, we trust travel departures won't be dela
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Engagement : Marie Thompson and Robert Pieper
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All three of our children in recent years have declared they will never be married or have children.
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As the new school year looms, families everywhere are shopping for new computers, laptops and tablets. Yet just as no outfit is complete without the perfect shoes, there are some techno accessories that can not only simplify homework and term paper completion, but may save you from an agonizing night helping little Jane rec
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I have received many emails suggesting that I expand upon a few of the incidents that I encountered during my time with the California Highway Patrol.
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Normal nighttime temperatures in Redding are warmer than before, while afternoons in Red Bluff are a bit cooler.
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In 1911: Arthur Quinn was electrocuted in Fresno where he was employed by the San Joaquin Light and Power Co. as an electrical worker. Quinn was born and reared near Ono, being an adopted son of Mrs. Mary A. Quinn. He had worked in and near Redding for two or three years for the Northern California Power Co., the Shasta Pow
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YREKA — This year marks the 16th year that songbirds will be monitored on key riparian habitats of the mid-Klamath River.
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The city of Redding is looking for artwork to display inside City Hall and the Redding Municipal Library during 2012.
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FALL LEAGUE SIGN-UPS
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Space still available for moonlight hike
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Okay so this is not our everyday shoot, and it was a blast doing something different! This family is amazingly creative and we photograph them all the time. The mother made costumes years ago for different events that they attended and now the kids are old enough to fit in them. Here are 2 of the boys playing "The Madd Hatt
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Dear Babe: I have Topps portraits numbered 1-24 that were printed on thin paper and appear to have been folded in quarters. I've had these since the late 1960s when I was a kid. My posters include Mickey Mantle (No. 6), Bob Clemente (11), Willie Mays (12) and Harmon Killebrew (23) among others.— Jim Johnson, River
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New Kitty. Details later.
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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, local branch 1056, sponsors a fundraiser barbecue dinner, membership drive and community forum with guest speakers Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko and California Highway Patrol, Captain J. Flavin on Tues. Aug. 9, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m. Law enforcement and co
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A Day in California from Ryan Killackey on Vimeo. Awesome timelapse video shot in our lovely state, by Ryan and Sheri Killackey. From Vimeo. Thank you for sharing!
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She is still swimming at the Hwy. 101 bridge. Yesterday it was reported she was swimming slower than usual in the morning. By the afternoon she perked up. However, she seemed to get annoyed with the people who got into...
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A 22-year-old Dunsmuir man died Friday in a wreck outside of Gazelle in Siskiyou County, the California Highway Patrol said today.
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In the largest ever study of fuel treatment effectiveness, U.S. Forest Service researchers have found that intense thinning treatments that leave between 50 and 100 trees per acre are the most effective in reducing the probability of crown fires in the dry forests of the western United States. The study, the results of whic
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It no longer exists. It once stood behind the Tri Counties Bank on Main Street at the northwest corner of High and Brush Streets in Cottonwood. The lot where it stood is empty. It was built for $5,000 in 1889...
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They are still here, turning beigy-brown and having moved onto the bamboo sticks for cover. There are two. they have changed so much I do not recognize them from the pair – large and small — I first spotted in the garden. These grasshoppers seem to have limited themselves to the sunflowers. The face of [...]
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The Shasta Healthy Smiles Oral Health Program will be providing FREE dental screenings and fluoride varnish application services to young children up to age 5 at the Shasta Family Justice Center located at 1670 Market Street, Suite 300 in downtown Redding on Tuesday, August 9 from 10 am – 2 pm. The dental screening also q
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The Healthy Aging Summit (HAS) was organized to provide information and education to persons 55 years of age and older on various ways to stay healthy and active, as well as provide proactive chronic disease management resources. We are seeking organizations who wish to provide either a health screening or interactive booth
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The Redding area will continue to see highs in the 90s through next week.
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Dear Blindbulldog,The KQMS news-show with Mr. Robert Hovey today was a well-handled, truly journalistic opportunity for the public to learn more about the serious problems of our Family Law Industry.I believe that KQMS's Ray & Steve should be commended for going wher
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One of the first plants I remember knowing and loving as a child was a scented-leaf geranium. As little girls, my sisters and I were privileged to attend "fancy, grown-up" dinner parties at the home of a great aunt and uncle who lived outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Featured at such dinners were finger bowls in [...]
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Birth notices courtesy of Mercy Medical Center in Redding.
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Republican lawmakers tirelessly repeat that the cure for California budget's problems is to cut spending. But a funny thing happens when the Legislature does just that.
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At the moment, the numbers look bad for Barack Obama. The unemployment rate is stubbornly stuck above 9 percent. Our economy is creeping ahead at an anemic 1.3 percent annual rate — a Deutsche Bank economist recently dubbed it a "growth recession."
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Roy Hutchings, Oak Run Democrats wrecked Social Security Where was Richard Molinar ("50-Word Dash," July 30) when President Barack Obama took away his cost-of-living raise the last three years? Is he aware that the Democrats have robbed $500 billion from his Medicare fund? Social Security was co-opted by the liberal
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Last week a friend and I drove to Weaverville to visit the Joss House State Historic Park before it closes later this year.
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Once again, a huge haul of marijuana — as reported in the July 30 and 31 issues of the Record Searchlight.
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The Redding Colt .45s lost their first playoff game 4-3 in 10 innings to the Fontanetti's Athletics of San Jose on Friday in the Far West League Championship Tournament at the Arcata Ball Park.
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Anderson will not move forward at this time to annex 880 acres south of The Vineyards — property the landowners one day envision housing a Del Webb-like community.
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The man shot and killed by officers Thursday afternoon had an extensive violent criminal record, including a conviction for a racial assault that occurred at a downtown Redding home 20 years ago.
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The family and close friends of a man shot and killed Thursday after allegedly firing on Redding police were grappling Friday with Kenneth Ray Wilson's death and questioning the actions of the officers involved.
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A 3-acre fire on Friday afternoon burned grass, brush and eucalyptus trees off Deschutes Road outside Anderson.
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The Siskiyou Golden Fair begins next week, and fair officials are hoping the packed schedule and low prices will help attract attendees.
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ANDERSON — Chelsea Schepps was in the hearts, minds and prayers of some of her best friends Friday.
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Deputies from the Shasta County Marshal's Office say they arrested a 29-year-old Redding man Friday after finding he was carrying a gun as he entered the Shasta County Courthouse.
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The Mountain Gate Community Services District board Tuesday will discuss the district's response to the Shasta County grand jury report.
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In 1911: Dr. Bryant, William Coyne and William Jefferey made a survey of 480 acres near Igo and were jubilant about collecting gold there. "It will pay from the surface," said Dr. Bryant, describing how they could pan for gold nuggets. "How the ground came to be overlooked all these years I cannot understand,
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The Rotary Club of Redding received the "Best Club" award at the district conference last month in Corning.
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What: Three nights of music this weekend: Anatomy of Frank on Friday, Jesse Brewster on Saturday, and OK Sweetheart on Sunday When: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Aug 5-6), 7 p.m. Sunday (Aug 7) Where: Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant, 1790 Market St   The Anatomy of Frank, Friday, August 5, at 8 p.m. Hailing [...]
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Yesterday's 500-point drop in the Dow got everyone's attention and front-page blowout headlines everywhere, but did it mean much of anything? Joel Fox thinks so: Five weeks ago was before the stock market took a hard hit, losing over 500...
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Roy Hutchings: Democrats wrecked Social Security Roy Hutchings, Oak Run Democrats wrecked Social Security Where was Richard Molinar ("50-Word Dash," July 30) when President Barack Obama took away his cost-of-living raise the last three years? Is he aware that the Democrats have robbed $500 billion from his Medicare
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At the moment, the numbers look bad for Barack Obama. The unemployment rate is stubbornly stuck above 9 percent. Our economy is creeping ahead at an anemic 1.3 percent annual rate — a Deutsche Bank economist recently dubbed it a "growth recession."
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Republican lawmakers tirelessly repeat that the cure for California budget's problems is to cut spending. But a funny thing happens when the Legislature does just that.
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Sharon Roberts, Redding
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Sandy McNamara, Redding
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Mary Morin, Redding
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"Djimoulidine" is our winner! The Mystery Photo is of the Oak Knoll School in Cottonwood. The history of the school will be in tomorrow's blog. Thank you, everyone, for playing. And thank you, River City Java....
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Firefighters this afternoon went to a vegetation fire off Deschutes Road near Hawes Road in Anderson that was sparked by an RV towing a vehicle with a flat tire.
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Blossom-end rot affects tomatoes, zucchini and other garden crops. It results from a low level of calcium and improper irrigation. Soil shouldn’t be allowed to dry out or remain saturated. Some varieties are more affected than others. The problem is not caused by a pathogen, so there are no pesticide solutions. Source: UC
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A backyard peach tree needs protecting, pruning and other regular work. Here are a few tips from peach growers on how to grow peaches successfully.
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I notice that the top branches of my tomato plant look stripped. What's going on?
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig says making his garden smaller had made it more manageable. He shares his experience with his downsized garden and adds a few thoughts about what to expect this month in the garden.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley shares a strategy for cleaning the vacuum cleaner.
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The family and close friends of a man shot and killed Thursday after allegedly firing on Redding police were grappling today with Kenneth Ray Wilson’s death and questioning the actions of the officers involved.
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As I return to work after a month of vacation and disconnection from the world, I am abruptly thrust back into a reality that life isn’t as calm and peaceful as my vacation journey had been.
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Deputies from the Shasta County Marshal's Office say they arrested a 29-year-old Redding man today after finding a gun on him as he was entering the Shasta County Courthouse.
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The man shot and killed by officers Thursday afternoon had an extensive violent criminal record, including a racial assault conviction that occurred at a downtown Redding home 20 years ago.
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The Sept. 20 child endangerment trial of a Shasta Lake man whose 11-year-old daughter drowned in Clear Creek during a summer kayak accident last year was put off today until Nov. 1
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She is still there. However, there is a definite change in her behavior because she is swimming very slowly this morning. The photo of the man on the paddle board was taken yesterday by Ashala Tylor. The whale seemed to...
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At Monday night's meeting about the Knighton and Churn Creek Commons, Caltrans' Michelle Millette not only repeated the state highway department's oft-repeated complaint that it hadn't had an opportunity to adequately analyze the project's traffic models, but also -- and...
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A Redding man convicted in April of sexually molesting two girls was sentenced Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court to 15-years-to-life in prison for one of the crimes and an additional 16 years in prison for the other, a prosecutor said today.
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What was the name of this school? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and an award certificate...
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I shared a beer with with longtime local real estate developer Frank Nichols yesterday evening. Frank was instrumental in creating two extraordinary local developments, Shasta Forest Village, and the active adult community, The Vineyard in Redding.
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Two Mexican nationals were indicted Thursday on charges of illegally growing marijuana in Tehama County.
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I aspire to one day achieve this level in nerd greatness.
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I aspire to one day achieve this level in nerd greatness.
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I love pranks like this.
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I love pranks like this.
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I know some folks just love this stuff: stuff that appears in your email inbox like cute jokes, photos, urban legenda, etc. And some folks just love to forward that stuff to EVERYONE THEY KNOW.I am not one of those people. I call those things Stupid Emails Forwards. (Apparently other people call them the same th
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A typical rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage has fallen to its lowest level in memory, according to USA Today. The rate for 15 year option dropped to 3.54% this week from 3.66% last week.
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After a brief cool down Thursday, temperatures in Redding will feel more like summer today. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 96 with a north wind between 4 and 7 miles per hour. Overnight lows should hover in the mid-60s. Saturday looks identical to Friday before the area basks in another slight cool down fo
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BLIND BULLDOG BLOG: "govabuse" Protest, subject on KQMS: "Robert Hovey (local advocate) , Alan Phillips (Public Affairs Officer: Northern California Latino Coalition, parenting counselor and family..."
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Alas, this is my last attempt at photographing burlesque in NYC. It was a great show, as three of the performers were first-timers. The energy was great.Here's a glimpse of the shoot (for the rest, follow this link to my Tumblr blog):
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By Josh F.W. Cook on August 5, 2011 10:27 AM Interesting how perspectives can change so quickly...In light of yesterday's officer involved shooting in Redding I think the Major Redding newspaper editorial from earlier this week suddenly becomes more real, more meaningful.Here are some gre
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The sun is shining, the jasmine and rosemary (save the plants that have of late been choked and dehydrated by the relentless Redding temperatures) is fragrant and endearing, and people be getting’ their fling on. Summer lovin’ is no new social enterprise, yet the summer fling means different things to different people.
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What: Benefit Gold Tournament When: Friday, Sept. 16, at 8 a.m. Where: River Tasalmi Golf & Country Club, 5369 Indianwood Dr, Redding, California 96001 Cost: $100 The Redding Rancheria is hosting the Shasta Family Justice Center's First Anniversary Benefit Golf Tournament on Sept. 16 at River Tasalmi Golf & Country
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Wednesday at around midnight, officers with the Ashland Police Department responded to the 100 Block of 5th St. to a report of a subject yelling and screaming in the area. While checking the alley behind that block two of the officers saw a man, partially clothed with his penis exposed, in the back yard of [...]
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If you listen to the liberal activist group MoveOn.org, the Democrats' "Progressive Caucus" and the protesters who descended on Rep. Wally Herger's offices this week, the debt-limit and budget-cutting deal that Congress and the president clinched this week is nothing less than an attack on the American dream
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Conventional wisdom holds that the congressional super-committee established by the debt-ceiling deal to propose further deficit reduction will go nowhere. I'm not so sure. There is a grand compromise to be had. It does, however, require precise sequencing. To succeed it must proceed in three stages:
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Let's have a contest to guess the actual jobs and county cash from the proposed Knighton Road shopping mall.
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The appropriateness of the project at Knighton Road and Interstate 5 has little to do with anything but the age-old concept of going where the money is.
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Come election time next year, the electorate will remember those Tea Party types who are willing to destroy our country, its economy, and the Republican Party for political advantage.
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Now that the debt ceiling debate is over, President Obama is "focused like a laser" on creating jobs. Finally!
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Your starry-eyed editorial on future jobs and taxes from the Knighton Road fiasco misses the main point.
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Three days ago, only 14 players who played in California's District 1 Little League knew what it was like to make the trip down to San Bernardino as Northern California State champions.
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The Chico Outlaws were swept by the Yuma Scorpions in a doubleheader, losing 6-1 and 3-0 at Tiger Field on Thursday.
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For Daniel Bayley, his adventurous endeavors couldn't turn out any better.
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CHICO, Calif. -- Tara Patterson and Chase Forcier are wanted for a residential burglary committed on 6/21/2011. They were seen leaving the scene of a burglary where jewelry and a laptop computer were taken. Police are releasing their photographs in the hopes that the public will assist in their apprehension. Both suspects h
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Despite a wet winter and spring, state fish biologists are again pulling stranded young coho salmon out of dwindling pools on creeks feeding into Siskiyou County's Scott River.
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Saying his case has become local lore and that he cannot get a fair trial here, the Shasta County public defender's office has filed a legal motion seeking to move Charles David Berlinghoff's upcoming sex-crime trial out of Shasta County.
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In 1911: Millville was in ashes. A fire destroyed 12 buildings, including every place of business in the old town except the Harris & Son store. The loss totaled more than $15,000. Little insurance was carried because the town had no fire protection. Both sides of Main Street were almost stripped bare. The principal b
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Redding police shot and killed a 41-year-old man they said fired a gun at them as they chased him across South Market Street early Thursday afternoon.
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A group of former Trinity County grand jurors has joined two Palo Cedro brothers and a Lakehead man in their long appellate fight to have their 1998 federal drug trafficking convictions overturned.
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A watchdog group is accusing Redding officials of violating state open-meeting laws.
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Deputies from the Shasta County Marshal's Office said they arrested two people Thursday after finding both were carrying drugs.
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Authorities this morning identified the 41-year-old man shot and killed by officers Thursday afternoon as Kenneth Ray Wilson.
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Agency: Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs
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Rita Hosking will bring her country-folk music to Gray Pine Farm on Oak Run on Saturday as part of the Oak Song Society's summer music series.
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On her way down from Seattle, singer, songwriter and pianist Jill Cohn swings through Redding this weekend. Get a taste of the folksy, piano/pop rock sensation from 6:30-9:30 p.m. today at Vintner's Cellar (1700 California St.)
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Celebration, a new family center, will open in downtown Redding next month.
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I loves me some Bodega cats.Bodegas, for the uninformed, are basically convenience stores in NYC that sell everything from fresh oxtails to 40-ounce bottles of Olde English 800 to chips to cough syrup.It is up to the Bodega cat to keep the store free of rodents. This is the Bodega cat from my favorit
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Personally, I think people who drink raw milk are relying on a poor assessment of the risks involved --- though by all accounts it is simply delicious. But in any case, it's a business that consenting adults ought to be...
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As investigators collected evidence in today's fatal shooting, about 12 members of the Pit River Tribe held a protest vigil, gathering in lawn chairs and playing American Indian music where their family member was killed by police on South Market Street in Redding. Kenny Wilson, a Pit River member in his 40s, was shot after
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Sheriff-CoronerTom BosenkoCONTACT OFFICER: Sgt. Dave Kent CASE #: RPD 11-49168; SCSO 11-25125 CONTACT OFFICER PHONE NUMBER: (530) 515-5041 ALTERNATE (24 HR) PHONE NUMBER: (530) 245-6025 BY: Sgt. Dave Kent
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First to Guatemala Then a Family Road Trip
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Robert Hovey (local  advocate) , Alan Phillips (Public Affairs Officer: Northern California Latino Coalition, parenting counselor and family court victim) and Nancy Rolfe calling in from OHIO ( founder govabuse.org and national govabuse protest coordinator) will be on KQMS news talk 1400 AM and 99.3 FM tomorrow Friday
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She is still there in the same place at the Hwy. 101 Klamath River Bridge and appears to be feeling the same as yesterday. As time goes on, she is getting more and more attention from the national news networks....
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A man who fired at police who had come to arrest him was shot and killed on South Market Street early this afternoon.
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Neighbors, law enforcement officers and local politicians met in driveways and parks across Redding Tuesday night for National Night Out, a day of building neighborhood connections and taking a grassroots stand against crime. At the Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center, Shasta County Supervisor Leonard Moty said the
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1. Paesano Days 2011 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at Anderson River Park, 2800 Rupert Road, Anderson. Friday spaghetti dinner is $8 for adults, $4 children. Saturday events include a bocce ball tournament, vendors, craft and food booths, live music by the Lou White Band, dancing and drawing for b
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The outdoors can be a dangerous place. We’ve been reminded of that fact regularly by recent news stories, many of which have centered on the 14 fatalities in Yosemite National Park this year. Some of the ill-fated made obviously bad choices, such as climbing over a railing to wade in an icy stream just upriver [...]
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Artist Matthew O'Neil is a history nut with a fondness for animals. He plays a horrible guitar, mostly due to a lack of practice. He's a camping enthusiast with a biology degree that he has never, ever used. This month, Matthew reveals his artistic side. He's exhibiting a series of World War II-inspired graphite drawings th
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So many great places for picnics in the north state, so little time.
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There are those who prefer live music, good food, or a well-made cocktail, and plenty of people have found Tapas Downtown to be a place where you can get a little bit of everything. Oh, and it has a new late-night menu.
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First it was art in the park, and then it was art in the garden, and then there was a musicians’ swap meet. Now, it’s both with a “roulette jam” tossed in to make it even more interesting.
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Okay, Okay, so it was a SMALL crowd...but it was big for ME!!  I think I had about 25-30 people come through!!  YAYAY!  :)  I was very excited to see so many people come! I had plenty of new pie
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These resolutions are a complete opposite of the previous two resolutions which were a call to kill Indians. These resolutions pleaded for the killings to stop. They were drawn up and published in the Shasta Courier newspaper by Churntown residents...
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Police are investigating a car crash earlier this morning that damaged three trucks on a downtown Redding used vehicle lot.
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As usual, we like to get a quick peek at the previous month local homes sales early into a new month. Perhaps a bit too early to be very accurate, but call it preliminary data. Our direct experience was that local sales slowed a bit in July, and that trend is confirmed here.
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A hundred years ago, even a small town like Redding had several newspapers competing for attention. Over time, consolidation blended those choices into one local paper. Now, ubiquitous internet has opened up new possibilities, and lowered barriers of entry for multiple local news sources. Hence, we see former upstart
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I have no idea how they do this but it looks amazing.
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I have no idea how they do this but it looks amazing.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are appear, dose and pierce.IndividualityThe boy’s mother thinks the black eye shadow will directly lead to his becoming the most infamous school shooter in U.S. history.She fears her shame, m
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Poor little Lindsay Lohan has it so hard. I really hope things start looking up for her. Yes, I am being sarcastic I just can’t convey my tone with text.
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Poor little Lindsay Lohan has it so hard. I really hope things start looking up for her. Yes, I am being sarcastic I just can’t convey my tone with text.
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RS business reporter David Benda points out that Short Sales are not getting any easier to accomplish in his latest blog post. Why would an average pe
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Robbie Clearie, granddaughter of legendary Redding restaurateur "Doc" Clearie, is hoping to open her new restaurant, Clearie's, later this month. The bar will feature some memorabilia (see photos) from "Doc's" on Hilltop, with its memorable nighttime view of the "Miracle...
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One day after the north state baked under one its typical 100-degree summer days, temperatures are expected to drop by some 10 degrees. It will be unseasonably cool today with a high of 91 in Redding. The overnight low is expected to be around 63. Temperatures will jump to the mid-90s by Friday and stay there Saturday.
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Rita Hosking’s music has taken her throughout the Pacific Northwest, across the Atlantic to the United Kingdom and even to the Netherlands, but at the end of the day, it takes her home to Shasta County's Hatchet Mountain. The Davis-based singer-songwriter is literally returning to her north state home on Saturday, when sh
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What: Muletown String Band Performance When: Friday, August 5, at 6 p.m. Where: Clair Engle Park, 1525 Median Ave, Shasta Lake Cost: Free The Muletown String Band performs at 6 p.m. Friday at Clair Engle Park in Shasta Lake as part of the city's Friday in the Park series. This free event includes food and [...]
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The Siskiyou Arts Council, in partnership with the Dunsmuir Revitalization and Weed’s Main Street Pride, are asking for proposals for public art benches. The purpose of this project is to put art in public places and to add to the City’s revitalization. This competition is supported by a small grant to Siskiyou Arts Cou
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The Californians who will not be on the hook for the $150-per-structure rural fire fee that the Legislature passed in June outnumber those who will have to pay it by at least 10 to 1.
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Welcome to the new Washington normal: endless rounds of legislative carjacking.
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How stupid do politicians think we are? The way I understand it, the latest budget "deal" includes a $2.1 trillion increase in the debt limit right now and $917 billion in cuts over 10 years — along with supposed cuts later on.
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In July I heard that Gov. Jerry Brown was going to release a large number of felons. Now with the police cuts, how would we feel if nearly 50,000 convicted felons escaped from our state's 22 prisons and were allowed to endanger the public?
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My husband and I honestly had no idea that there would be so many overwhelming responses in support concerning the article about our one-man Ice Cream Cruiser. To all the smiles, waves, thumbs-up, honking as we drive to our events, phone calls, and walking up to us just to talk to us and telling us how you feel about the ar
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The Chico Outlaws split a doubleheader Wednesday with the Yuma Scorpions, winning 2-1 and then losing 4-2 at Tiger Field in Redding.
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In 1911: Proprietors Black & Wallen decided to close the Elk Saloon on the corner of California and Butte streets. The saloon had been a favorite bowling resort for some time, but interest in the sport waned and business was very light since the smelter and bank troubles.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information on Tuesday's stabbing and attempted robbery of a Redding taxicab driver.
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North Valley Bancorp's turnaround continues.
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Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians will have to find another way around the busy Shasta View/Old Alturas intersection later this month.
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Grown-up members of the Red Bluff Little League All-Star team that reached the Little League World Series championship game in 1974 give a send-off to the current all-stars Wednesday morning in Red Bluff. Scott Hatfield (center) of Chico shakes hands with Lane Pritchard (left) as former Little League players Don Howard of C
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Maurices, a national women's clothing chain, plans to open a store next month in the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding.
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Some seven years after a student claimed a Dunsmuir High School principal harassed her and unfairly disciplined her, a federal court jury has rejected her claims.
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A dog may be man's best friend, but a Redding woman is testing that age-old adage.
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While construction employment increased annually in June in many U.S. communities, the industry in California continues to lag.
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Before gates went in about three years ago on Farquhar Road, the crossing of South Fork Cottonwood Creek was an open invitation for off-roading, dumping and partying, say landowners along the creek.
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Redding officials have already learned they can't use volunteer firefighters to make up for a critical shortage of paid professionals.
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What fictional television show would you want to live in? What character would you play? View 825 Answers Northern Exposure. I'd play just a random local curiosity.Actually, except for the weather, I live in a
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Leanne Milliken and her mother, Berdie Jacobson, are contemplating yoga for Berdie's osteoarthritis. Jacobson, 71, has been doing physical therapy, but finds it painful.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A- blood.
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Health tip: Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
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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. Persistence is really becoming the best weather forecast, since the large scale weather pattern hasn’t changed much in the past couple of weeks and isn’t expected to change much for the next 7
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That's the question Assemblyman Jim Nielsen and two other Republicans ask in a letter to Attorney General Kamala Harris, asking whether the Legislature's financial maneuvers that led to a $2.1 billion cut in the state's schools budget was legal. OK,...
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Our whale has a name! Her name is Wanda, the wandering whale. Lots of people sent lots of names in. A big thank you to each and every one of you who did. I kept careful track of all, and...
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Secret Witness of Shasta County announced today an up to $3,000 reward for information on Tuesday’s stabbing and attempted robbery of a Redding taxi cab driver.
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Firefighters contained a vegetation blaze this afternoon near the Big Backbone Creek Inlet of Lake Shasta.
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How do we get a few more politicians like Chris Christie? His response to critics of his appointment of a Muslim judge in New Jersey is simply priceless....
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A pair of vehicle accidents in Siskiyou County this week sent two people to the hospital with major to moderate injuries.
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A thick column of smoke could briefly be seen Tuesday afternoon to the west of Redding. The Fire that produced it covered only about a Half-Acre, but it’s extremely steep terrain and very thick and hot-burning vegetation. The Fire started a little before One O’clock, and was located to the north of Highway 29
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A Fire in Siskiyou County is believed to have been sparked by a dry lightning storm on Sunday. It was discovered at around Six O’clock Monday night near Copco Lake. Although it was only about 12 Acres, it was burning in very heavy timber and brush, and Fire Crews had a lot of trouble accessing it. Full containment
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A Los Molinos man has been sentenced to Prison in a Domestic Violence Case. John Cabral was arrested by Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies in March. Cabral had punched the Victim in the face, and threatened to cut her throat if she called Police. He has entered a Guilty Plea to a Charge of Assault with a Deadly Weapo
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A couple of dozen people gathered outside Representative Wally Herger’s Redding Office Tuesday to express their displeasure in the Budget-Cutting Deal hammered together by Congress. The Protestors believe the Bill includes deep cuts that hurt the Middle Class, while asking no sacrifices of the rich. Wally Herger wa
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The Sons of Italy will host their annual “Paesano Days” this weekend at Anderson River Park. The two day event kicks off Friday evening with a Spaghetti Dinner. The Italian Celebration features many Vendors and Craft Booths. A Bocce Ball Tournament kicks off Friday evening, with the finals held Saturday. A BB
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A Fundraiser is being held this Saturday for former Anderson High School Cheerleader Chelsea Schepps as she recovers from a June 28th car accident. Her fellow Cheerleader Alumni will attempt to cheer continuously for 24 hours. The “Cheering For Chelsea” event will be held at Kaleidoscope Coffee at 2258 North
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On 07/25/2011, members of the Chico Police Department’s TARGET team conducted a Minor Decoy operation at 11 off-sale alcohol licensees in the Chico area. The Minor Decoy Operation involves minors who work under the direct supervision of officers. On 7/25/2011 a minor attempted to purchase alcohol from 11 retail licensees
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The shooting death of a person inside a Platina Road home near Igo this morning was determined to be a suicide, the Shasta County Coroner's Office reported this afternoon. Shasta County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the home just before 10 a.m.
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Talk to area real estate agents and brokers and some say that the short sale process is getting easier. But a survey released today by the California Association of Realtors, or CAR, suggests otherwise. For the record, a short sale is when the lender allows the underwater borrower to sell the property for
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So reports The Washington Post, noting controversy over a U.S. Air Force ethics course that critics -- including Damon Bosetti, son of Redding City Councilman Rick Bosetti -- argued was too steeped in Christianity....
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On Monday night in a 7 hour meeting the Shasta County Supervisors unanimously voted to approve the a controversial 92 acre shopping mall in the area of Churn Creek Bottom. While the county supervisors have said this project could potentially bring 1,647 jobs to our county I still can’t help but notice all the recently
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Rescue crews responded this morning to reports of an overturned logging truck on Big Bend Road north of Highway 299E in eastern Shasta County.
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This cat is one paw glove short of a Michael Jackson video.
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Fasten your seatbelt. Here's yet another coldhearted set of resolutions. If you are fainthearted, don't read this blog either. It is as unpleasant as yesterday's. These resolutions were drawn up at a Parkville town meeting held September 30, 1861. Volunteers...
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Here’s your daily dose of cuteness enjoy.
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With the Bethel-Convention Center deal this week, seems a good time to reprise this post -- Bill Johnson reading a very bullish "prophecy" about Redding back in '09. Visions of national corporate HQs moving here, employers excited by our "young...
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She is still in the Klamath River swimming lazily beside the Hwy. 101 bridge. She was again serenaded by Mihael Kayanaugh of Trinidad who paddled out to her in his canoe. This time, though, she actually swam under his canoe...
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This one looks interesting. Built in 1971, it has a 1248 sqft, 4 bay garage. It seem
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Temperatures will drop into the mid to low 90s over the next few days as the northern Sacramento Valley experiences a slight cooling trend. Expect a high temperature of 96 today in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. The overnight low will be 65. The mercury will drop even lower Thursday with a high of 93.
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I wish someone had saved the first self-portrait I crayoned in Miss Wright's kindergarten class at Pine Street School. I'd drawn a circle that contained eyes and a mouth. No nose. Two stick arms protruded from where ears might be, and a two stick legs dangled from where one's chin might be. Miss Wright tried to help me, bu
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Well, I could just say "Redding’s got talent" and there you have it, end of story. And not all of it comes by way of a tour bus. Like the amazing k. d. lang. Transcendent talent. I hope you were one of the fortunate 1,000 who saw her Friday night at the Cascade. Just incredible, yes? But I want to write about the talent t
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California Artists John N. Stewart and Jane M. Belden are having a 10-year art show reunion at The Highland Art Center in Weaverville, California for the month of August, with an opening Saturday. Jane and John have been creating art for a combined total of 100 years or more. John is a former Disney artist and worked for 2
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What: Art on the Block When: Saturday (Aug. 6), from 12-6 p.m. Where: 400 Block of North Mt. Shasta Blvd, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067 Art on the Block is scheduled for Saturday, August 6, 2011 from noon to 6 p.m., and will utilize the entire 400 block of North Mt. Shasta Blvd., near the Siskiyou [...]
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A celebration of all things Italian is slated at this year's Paesano Days Friday and Saturday at Anderson River Park.
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Critics of the new Knighton Road shopping center that the Shasta County supervisors approved late Monday night have repeatedly questioned why, in this economy, the region needs still more retail space.
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Many years ago, the Saturday Evening Post was one of the best-known magazines in America. But somehow I learned that the Saturday Evening Post was actually published on Wednesday morning. That was a little disconcerting at first. But it was one of the most valuable lessons, that words do not necessarily reflect reality.
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Is frozen yogurt healthy?  Yes. Using yogurt instead of cream typically means a significant reduction in fat and calories.
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Hat's off to Marc Beauchamp for his column Saturday regarding our "underwater" home mortgages. His reference to retired comic page critter Pogo and his famous quote from 1971, "We have met the enemy and he is us," is also spot on for our political arena. Pogo would say we elected leaders like us and refu
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This letter is in response to Marjy Cantrell's July 27 letter "Tea Party didn't create the debt." I don't want to argue about the Tea Party, or who created the national debt.
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The completion of the annual Lions all-star football game signals a time to look forward to the upcoming high school football season, and it looks like the Northern Section will have a strong group of running backs, linebackers and defensive backs in 2011.
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RED BLUFF — The Red Bluff 11-12 Little League All-Stars are going to the West Regional tournament in San Bernardino thanks to a unique blend of talent and resiliency.
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A crowd of about 350 people came out to witness pro baseball at Tiger Field in Redding on Tuesday evening for the first time in years.
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What: First Friday Art Night, featuring close of "Hot Daze and Cool Waters" show When: Friday (Aug. 5) Where: Montana Morrison Museum and Gallery, 625 Walnut St., Red Bluff The Montana Morrison Museum and Gallery showcases the 30-year career of noted artist Montana Morrison. The Gallery space at 625 Walnut is designated to
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A Redding taxi cabdriver was stabbed several times and beaten while picking up a customer early Tuesday.
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Frustrated by politics in Washington, D.C., about 25 people protested Tuesday outside U.S. Rep. Wally Herger's Redding office.
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Fire crews contained a lightning-sparked fire in a remote area of Siskiyou County on Tuesday night, about 26 hours after the blaze began.
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Opponents move to appeal county decision
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Dozens of neighborhoods throughout Redding held block parties Tuesday night in celebration of the city's 23rd National Night Out.
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In 1911: A. Newcomer and William Darling were mining the Milkmaid dump for gold and were doing well at it, too. They obtained a lease from the Western Exploration Co., owner of the mine. By sorting the rock carefully, they collected 400 tons of ore, which went for $5 a ton on average. The mill was running steadily on ore fr
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There will be a lot for the friends and admirers of Chelsea Schepps to cheer about Friday and Saturday.
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Nonunion workers will see 3% reduction
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Penney campaign helps Shasta YMCA
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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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We may never know…
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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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John Snider, Cottonwood
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CJ Widman, Redding
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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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Ilene White, 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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