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September 5th, 2011

A Mountain Gate man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence this evening after his car crashed through a fence and flipped onto its top.
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Rescue crews are headed out to an area north of Keswick where a 17-year-old male reportedly fell 35 feet into a creek.
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Fiddle champion, recording artist, and renowned teacher Megan Lynch will give a fiddle workshop on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Keys and Strings Studio in Cottonwood, CA. Cost is $10 donation per student. Open to intermediate level fiddlers. To register call Martha at 347-3842 or email marthaboyle
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Q. Tomorrow is the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. How do you think people of faith should reflect or remember, if at all? The 9/11 anniversary is a time to not only remember the dead, but to remember our obligation now to pray for the living and peaceful times. In the first place, the victims, and their families, sh
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A 25-year-old Redding woman admitted to authorities that she stole her grandmother’s car and gave to a friend to drive, police said this afternoon.
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  We Are Catholic!
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It took crews about 30 minutes to prevent a small vegetation fire in Hayfork from spreading this afternoon.
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It was just ten years ago that police and firefighters were lauded and memorialized as the greatest heros of our time. Now they are being demonized as greedy bloodsuckers who make too much money and are sucking the economy dry - to say nothing of teachers, carpenters, nurses, and all the people in America who are struggling
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Shasta County law enforcement arrested three more people Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence. That brings the total arrested from Aug. 19 through 6 a.m. today to 82. That is an increase in the total number of DUI arrests over the same period last year, when 73 were arrested in Shasta County.
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The driver of a Toyota 4Runner was injured this morning when his green SUV went over an embankment on Highway 299 West near Iron Mountain Road.
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In 2009, when this Sunset Hills luxury home was listed for $899K, the listing agent described it thus: “This beautiful home is located in the desirable Sunset Hills gated community. Many fine amenities; Granite Counters, tra
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Labor Day will feature another round of sunshine and late summer heat. Temperatures will hover in the mid 90s in Redding today, according to the National Weather Service. It will be mostly clear tonight with a low of 63. The mercury will crank up for Tuesday as the north state will flirt with triple digits. Look for more of
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  (Note: The following is from a recent post at Reddit from somebody writing as “jobthreadthrowaway.” We are reposting it here, Labor Day, for a couple reasons. We used t
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July 19, 2011CalPERS reported a 20.7 percent return on investments in preliminary estimates for the one-year period that ended June 30, 2011. This is the Pension Fund’s best annual performance in 14 years, and the second straight fiscal year that the Fund exceeded its long-term annualized earnings target of 7.75
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July 12, 2011CalPERS today released a new study, “The Economic Impacts of CalPERS Pension Payments in 2010,” that details the effect that CalPERS pension payments have on California and its 58 counties. Results of the study indicate that CalPERS paid nearly $12 billion in benefits to more than 500,000 retirees,
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2nd Saturday ArtHop is a popular, growing monthly arts event. We are currently seeking artists for October to December 2011. Fall ArtHop events are really well attended. We've added new venues and they are filling up fast. Contact us ASAP if you would like to show your work. All mediums welcome, including painting, drawing,
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For short-track auto racing fans, this is Gold Cup week. Work, school, chores and even sleep become secondary concerns during the Gold Cup, the biggest race of its type on the West Coast. The Gold Cup Race of Champions runs this Wednesday through Saturday, September 7 through 10, at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico. Somewher
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Between 2007 and 2009, an average of 38 Shasta County residents died by suicide each year, and hundreds more were left to cope with the aftermath of those losses. This does not include the many more who struggle to cope with or recover from an attempted suicide. September 4-10, 2011 is National Suicide Prevention Week. [...
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Father Flanagan and Rabbi Cohen had a little feud going about whose church had more money. They were always showing off to each other. Father Flanagan made sure to honk the horn of his new Corvette a
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A provocative new study shows that women who have an abortion face an increased risk for mental health problems including substance abuse, anxiety, and depression. "Results indicate quite
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1911: Franz Jaegel and Carl Nagel came across a small fire on the approach to Cow Creek Bridge, just west of Millville, when they were driving out to look at some property. A quick application of wet sacks and effective work by one of the fathers of the Redding Fire Department prevented the bridge from burning.
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Parts of Pit River Canyon Road will be closed, starting Tuesday, while crews work on the road.
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With Labor Day weekend's unofficial end of the summer, the Oak Bottom campground at Whiskeytown Lake will no doubt be packed with tourists and locals alike.
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Give Gov. Jerry Brown credit. He's smart enough to recognize that imposing massive property tax hikes on California's struggling job creators will hurt, not help, our state's economy. And he's willing to take heat from members of his own party for his stand.
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Oh dear. They're coming back.
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Facts: Social Security has a $2.5 trillion surplus. Social Security does not contribute one cent to the deficit.
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Mitt Romney has finally gotten with the GOP/TP sarcasm program.
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When the Obstructican Party regains absolute power in Washington, D.C. this next election, some candidate for prime minister of Canada will campaign with "build the damn wall!"
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Redding has furloughed nearly half its workforce, leased out its civic auditorium and extracted other concessions from employees to keep steadily rising labor costs from pushing the city into the red.
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With the economy in the doldrums, most local governments continue to balk at giving raises to employees, and agencies are asking for more givebacks from workers.
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Every prep football team in the Northern Section has now suited up for at least one game and the local teams are pulling out some milestone wins so far.
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The Shasta High School volleyball team was crowned champions of the queen division Saturday at the High Sierra Tournament in Reno.
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Weather Discussion: A large high pressure area will be over the western U.S. and off the west coast. This will bring sunny skies to Redding with above normal temperatures. Temperatures Monday (the 5th) will be in the mid to upper 90s. Hotter weather is expected Tuesday through Friday, with Redding reaching the upper 90s to
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Summary: Subject Chane Christian Finch, 37, is wanted for his alleged involvement in an attempted murder in which shots were fired. Subject is considered armed and dangerous; if located stop and arrest on suspicion of PC 836 664/187. Any information please contacts the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes 530-245-
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... In protection of their own lives and safety, and that of the public, officers had no choice but to return fire at Wilson and neutralize the situation. This was a tragic day for all those involved. Clearly, Kenneth Ray Wilson caused the use of lethal force ...
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A woman was trapped in her car when it rolled over and slid down an embankment in Redding this afternoon, though she was conscious when removed from it, dispatchers said.
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I have recently found myself pondering the same question Bee editorial page editor Stuart Leavenworth asked in his column last week: I can understand the argument for anonymous online comments. It creates an outlet for expression for, say, state workers...
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In light the recent destructive and tragic events associated with Hurricane Irene, Chief Plack and The Crescent City Police Department want to remind the public to beware of fraudulent e-mails and websites purporting to be conducting charitable relief efforts. In the wake of all the recent natural disasters, including the t
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Redding weather should stay below the triple-digit marker for the rest of the Labor Day weekend, though only by a small margin. Today's high temperature is expected to be 97 degrees, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Temperatures tonight will fall down to 61 degrees. Tomorrow, expect
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We so enjoyed our last book club experience that we decided to try it again. Because aNewsCafe.com readers are a smart bunch who can handle heavy topics, we've chosen another difficult, weighty topic that couldn't be discussed without slams and tsks and twitters few places except here. Those of you who know my life story k
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If you’re considering a career change, looking for part time work or need some extra income, contact the Economic and Workforce Development Division (EWD) at Shasta College. Sign-up for this six-week course: Beginning - School Bus Driver. Course topics include: Driver's License & Special Certificate Requirement; Schoo
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The economy continues to be stuck on sleep mode. But there are businesses doing well — even growing.
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I've camped regularly since childhood and then went into journalism, so I've been starting fires for a long time.
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You could safely bet your last dollar on this: If Redding's crime rates were rising after the repeated cutbacks at the city's Police Department, Chief Peter Hansen and his crew would be quick to tell the public that a shortage of officers was giving criminals freedom to prey on the public.
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"God." Such a powerful word spoken in so many different languages and in so many different religions, all reflecting the belief in a higher power. The godless are finite people with a self-imposed limited vision, but people of faith look to the infinite and their belief that there is more to life than meets the eye
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry made headlines recently with a pair of statements on scientific topics — one declaring that evolution theory has "got some gaps in it" and that man-made climate change is a "theory that remains unproven."
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Between the years 2003 and 2008, the U.S. Department of Education awarded over $36 million in taxpayers' dollars to fund student drug testing programs in public high schools, including those in Shasta County. A study published last month in The Journal of Youth and Adolescence reveals that this was not money well spent.
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I'm not sure everyone feels this way, but sometimes, after finishing my morning coffee and putting down the paper, I have the feeling that I should do something positive to counteract all the less than positive actions I've just read about. Today was no different. And then I remembered the letter.
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I'm originally from Colorado, where we have beautiful outdoor recreation and camping facilities. There are no lakes that compare with Shasta County. The many opportunities here for swimming, camping and boating were a real draw for us, as we considered re-location. Imagine, then, our horror when we visited Whiskeytown f
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In response to Bob Williams' Monday column, "Why we race toward a depression," I would observe the following:
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Amy Colbert of Redding and Rick Westmoreland of Anderson were married July 10, 2011, at Riverview Restaurant in Anderson. John Wiseman officiated. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Candy Colbert of Redding. She is a student at the Cosmetology Institute. Her fiance is the son of Lisa Vandeburgh from Anderson. He is a
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I am a huge fan of travel. As soon as I get home from one trip, I have next year's on the calendar. I love seeing and experiencing new places, exploring with my family and being void of responsibility for a week or two. On vacation, my only job is to play and have fun.
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Patricia and Don Beaudoin of Redding celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 20, 2011, with family and friends at the Gaia Hotel and Restaurant in Anderson. Their children hosted the reception. The childhood sweethearts married on Aug. 24, 1946, in St. Paul, Minn. They moved with their children to Redding in 1969 fr
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This week while sorting through some books for a workshop I'm teaching on writing memoirs, I came across a book I'd bought a few years earlier called "Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life." The title had intrigued me and my husband, a fan of the author, had suggested I read it. Like so many other things during that ti
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Thomas and Norma Blue of Redding celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 25, 2011, with a private family dinner. They were married Aug. 25, 1951, in Sacramento. "Tommie" and "Normie" met their sophomore year while attending Sacramento High School, when he offered her a ride home from school. They were married in
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Travelers who flew often before and after Sept. 11, 2001 know best the changes in airport security. Parents picking up young travelers flying alone are not allowed to wait for them at the destination gate: They must now wait outside of airport security with everyone else who doesn't have a boarding pass. Travelers must dras
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Ronald and Ruth Bode of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 5, 2011, with a reception and renewal of marriage vows officiated by their daughter-in-law, the Rev. Beth Guikema-Bode. They also took a family cruise to Alaska. Ronand and Ruth Bode were married Aug. 24, 1961, in Chino. Ruth attended Chaffe
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Sherry Barnette and Tom Roda, both of Cottonwood, were married July 30, 2011, at the home of Rich and Michelle Horn in Cottonwood. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Horn home. Geri Whittemore officiated. The bride is the daughter of the late Vernice Sawin of Anderson. She graduated from Anderson High School
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Dear Straight Talk: My daughter starts college next week and I'm wondering what real-life advice the panel and you have for her. I am concerned about hookups, binge-drinking and depression, three things I hear are widespread in colleges. She is worried about gaining weight. What is everyone's best advice?
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Graeagle has remained on the far side of my life, along with Childs Meadow, Lake Almanor, Quincy, Blairsden, Clio and the legendary Feather River Canyon. Thanks to a recent road trip, these landmarks now have a fond new meaning.
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This week's article is dedicated to answering some reader questions. We figured if someone wanted to know enough to email us, maybe you're out there secretly wondering the same thing.
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I love to sit in interviews with businesses that are hiring. Anything can happen. Sometimes you have to wonder whether the candidate really wants the job or not. Here are just a few good ways to sabotage an interview.
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The Redding HomeSchool Network (RHSN) will host the 13th Annual Not-Back-To-School Potluck Picnic on Friday, September 9 at 11 a.m. at Enterprise Park. RHSN is a free, inclusive support group for sharing resources and information for area homeschooling families. All homeschooling families — or those just thinking about ho
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For nearly 70 years, the McCloud River in Northern California has been bereft of the chinook salmon spawning runs for which it was once known. But for a few hours this summer, the Winnemem Wintu tribe revived the river's memory of the lost, sacred fish.
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The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has confirmed reports of dead red abalone and sea stars inside coves along the coast in Sonoma County. The number of dead and dying abalone is not known, but reports have come from Bodega Bay, Russian Gulch, Fort Ross, Timber Cove and Salt Point State Park, beginning on [...]
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The economy continues to be stuck on sleep mode. But there are businesses doing well — even growing.
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A 3.4-magnitude earthquake about four miles northwest of Red Bluff went largely unnoticed this afternoon.
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Come out to enjoy the free, 2nd Annual “Sundial Music Festival and Rib Cookoff” the weekend of September 9, 10 and 11 at the Redding Convention Center. The event runs from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, featuring Decades, Miss Mango Beach Competition, and Floater. Saturday, it's open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., featuring [...]
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Cottonwood Community Library holds a preschool storytime each Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., September-December 2011. Each Storytime will include the featured story as well as additional stories, poems, songs and/or finger plays, followed by a craft and activity time. The library welcomes all who wish to attend a
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On August 31, 2011, Dan Jason Goyette, age 42, of Talent, Oregon, was arrested at the Medford Airport on a warrant issued for the felony charge of attempting to use a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct. Dan Goyette was lodged at the Jackson County Jail. An investigation by Ashland Police detectives revealed [..
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On Friday, September 2, 2011, at 3:50 p.m., Redding Police Officer Tyler Lanham was patrolling on Boulder Creek Drive when he contacted Richard Allen, 38 years, who was walking in the neighborhood. Officer Lanham discovered Allen had a warrant for his arrest and was a sex crime registrant, who had not registered in over thr
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DarcyArts has a new mushroom. This one has a striped candy print top, pink and white striped stem and a red-striped, fringed edge. It’s only about five inches tall.  Cute fits in five inch packages sometimes.
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Even though it's no longer here and the place where it once stood is covered over with Whiskeytown Lake water, we have its name and a whole lot of activity year round at the place where it once stood -...
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Drunken driving arrests across two north state counties are up compared to last year, a spokesman for the county’s anti-driving under the influence campaign said.
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Pam Geisel is the Statewide Master Gardener Coordinator for the University of California, and for the last few years she has lived and gardened in Hamilton City, a small, scenic town in Glenn County. Being a North Stater herself now, she leads the charge in wanting to see more Master Gardener events and opportunities in [..
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Anderson police early today arrested three people after a reported fight at the Anderson Sports Bar.
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Edgewood is a popular neighborhood, so we feature this one today. Nearby to awesome schools and an easy walk to
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Today will continue the near triple-digit temperatures in the Redding area that will run through Labor Day and into next week.
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In 1911: President Alden Anderson opened the new Redding National Bank for business. The directors were: Alden Anderson, president; C.W. Leininger, vice president; Edwin L. Bailey, cashier; (plus) William Menzel, John W. Hare, I.O. Jillson, A.F. Smith, Dennis Desmond, and George A. Grotefend. Individual and mercantile accou
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Residents interested in supporting local farming this Labor Day can go to Churn Creek Bottom for an organic, locally produced brunch and produce tasting at the Churn Creek Meadow Organic Farm.
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The Gaia, a "green hotel" that opened in Anderson in 2008, is among more than 800 properties in Shasta County in tax default.
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A California Highway Patrol officer and three Redding police officers were justified in fatally shooting a 41-year-old felon in south Redding on Aug. 4, Shasta County's sheriff and district attorney said Friday.
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Fifteen months after he first pleaded not guilty to kidnap and rape charges, former Anderson police officer Bryan Benson again pleaded not guilty Friday in Shasta County Superior Court in Redding as the criminal case against him started over from scratch.
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The Eagles are going to be a team to be reckoned with even at the Division I level.
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The Inter-Mountain Fair continues today through Monday in McArthur.
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RED BLUFF — A new recruitment ad for the Red Bluff Police Department might read something like this: "Successful applicant must have fur, four legs and a tail."
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With the economy in a funk, which has devastated demand for new construction, 2011 has been the year of the remodel.
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SHASTA LAKE — An expected battle of field position turned out to be a track race.
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Two Redding drivers were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Thursday at a sobriety checkpoint on Hilltop Drive and Mistletoe Lane in Redding, a spokesman for the Avoid the Six Shasta County DUI campaign said.
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A Redding woman accused of fatally stomping her neighbor's dog will begin standing trial on Sept. 27.
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College football has arrived -- finally.
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Peter Gros of “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom” brought a menagerie of animals to Redding on Friday.
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Three men accused of trying to steal marijuana from a Shasta Lake man have been arrested in connection with a Monday night shooting at a Lake Boulevard residence in Shasta Lake.
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An offensive explosion by Enterprise’s star quarterback Alex Henderson Friday night guided the 2-0 Enterprise Hornets passed the Anderson Cubs 54-27.
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Alex Henderson accounted for 407 yards of total offense and five touchdowns as the Enterprise High School football team beat Anderson 54-27 at Anderson High School on Friday.
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The Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a seminar, “Developing an Effective Performance Appraisal Process,” on Sept. 14.
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If you're a resident of rural Shasta County and thought the proposed $150 annual fee to cover Cal Fire's costs was an obnoxious new burden, what do you think of $175? How about $3,000-plus?
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Again, many thanks to all those who took the time to cogitate on and then submit a slogan idea for Redding. The number of proposed slogans that came in took me completely by surprise (my apologies — don't have space to list them all). And many of the narratives that accompanied them were thoughtful, heartwarming a
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On Sept. 1, 2011 a female victim living in the 1000 block of East Avenue reported she was raped. The victim was confronted by the suspect in her home and sexually assaulted. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction following the assault. The suspect is described as follows: White male adult, late 20s-early [...]
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Butte County Public Health Department received its first report this year of a Butte County resident testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) infection. According to Dr. Mark Lundberg, Health Officer for Butte County Public Health Department, “This case is the first confirmed human case of WNV in our county in 2011. It
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Redding police today arrested a 38-year-old convicted sex offender who hadn't registered in more than three years.
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After three years of delighting audiences with unique and creative, locally produced films and photography, the Redding Rotary Club has transferred ownership of the festival to the Active 20-30 Club of Redding. Both Rotary and the 20-30 Club are committed to seeing the Sundial Film Festival continue to showcase local talent
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Firefighters extinguished a small fire in a cabinet shop late this afternoon on Cedars Road off Highway 273.
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Whose against the new state funding source for Cal Fire? Not just the homeowners who'd pay it, but also some local fire chiefs. From an Op-Ed in the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, by two district chiefs: This fee is a threat...
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A 36-year-old man was convicted in Shasta County Superior Court today of felony sex crimes against two girls 14 years old or younger.
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A California Highway Patrol officer and three Redding police officers were justified in fatally shooting a 41-year-old felon in south Redding on Aug. 4, Shasta County’s sheriff and district attorney said today.
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The mystery building is the Oak Bottom Hotel. Our winner is 'toe2toe' who guessed it correctly at 9:24 a.m. Congratulations toe2toe! Thanks everyone for playing and thanks to River City Java for our two nice prizes - a $10 gift...
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Be patient with slow-ripening tomatoes, plant seeds for a fall garden and keep up with your garden journal. Those are some of the things Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig recommends gardeners do this month.
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Hardy hibiscus flowers have the feel of the tropics but the character of a tough perennial. They produce huge, showy flowers and are willing to grow in places with hot summers and freezing-cold winters.
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I've rototilled my garden every season for years. Now I hear that tilling can be bad for the soil. Can you explain?
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Trinity County Sheriff Bruce Haney arrested a Lewiston man this week after finding a gun in a marijuana garden at his home.
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Three men accused of trying to steal marijuana from a Shasta Lake man have been arrested in connection with a Monday night shooting at a Lake Boulevard residence.
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A News Cafe's own Andrea Charroin will lead a cooking demonstration Saturday, Sept. 3 during the Redding Farmers' Market in the City Hall West parking lot at 777 Cypress Avenue. The event is part of Healthy Shasta's Chef at the Market season. Andrea's demonstrations will run from about 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Chef at [...
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A man who was pulled from his vehicle as it caught fire Thursday in Fall River Mills and later pronounced dead was identified today by the Shasta County coroner’s office as Howard Neligh, 48.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has some creative ideas for putting old window frames to new uses.
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Upcoming garden-related events include a plant swap and a class on fall and winter gardens.
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Not that the American government isn't responsible for how its policies affect the American economy, but this London Review of Books essay serves up a helpful reminder that we're not the only wealthy nation that's struggling to get itself off...
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Great item from 1911 in today's "Today in History" column: In 1911: Sam Batwee, known as Indian Sam, was asked to go to Oroville. He was the only living Indian who speaks the Yana language and could converse with the...
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Nearly 15 months after he first pleaded not guilty to kidnap and rape charges, former Anderson police officer Bryan Benson again pleaded not guilty this morning in Shasta County Superior Court in Redding as the criminal case against him started over from scratch.
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What was the name of this once well known building? 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 plus an...
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Firefighters are battling a 120-acre vegetation fire near Hawkinsville Road and Badger Drainage. Cal Fire reports it is 50 percent contained as of 9:30 a.m. this morning.
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AT THE MAIN STREET GALLERY Humboldt County artists Elizabeth Berrien, Regina Case, and Rachel Schlueter will exhibit their work, at the Main Street Gallery in historic downtown Weaverville, 490 Main Street beginning Saturday, September 3. The artists’ reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. All three artists have exh
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Born on June 7, 1993, Tiffany Senter was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, and doctors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California, recommended a life-saving double lung transplant. The Senter family needs an estimated $35,000 to pay ...
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Harold Meyerson muses on the prospect of the Chinese government owning a share of the Dodgers. His conclusion: For better and worse, the Dodgers are looking more and more like an encapsulation of everything big that's happened to America in...
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Firefighters quickly contained an approximately half-acre brush fire this morning off northbound Interstate 5 near Hilltop Drive.
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Two Redding drivers were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Thursday at a sobreiety checkpoint on Hilltop Drive and Mistletoe Lane in Redding, a spokesman for the Avoid the Six Shasta County DUI campaign said this morning.
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Less than half price. This 1954 built 3/1 of about 1056 sqft might have seemed worth almost a quarter million dollars back in ’06 when it was listed for that hopeful nu
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Sunny skies and hot temperatures are in Redding’s weather forecast for today and through the Labor Day weekend, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature should be near 103 degrees and a north wind should be between 7 to 10 mph. Expect another warm one on Saturday. The high
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“We’ve never been a typical rock band. That’s pretty obvious.” So says Keith Strickland, a founding member of the B-52s, and he’s right. Few typical bands have been able to stay together for 35 years. For further proof, consider how they started, forming in October 1976 after some drinks at a Chinese restaurant in
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After three years of delighting audiences with unique and creative, locally produced films and photography, the Redding Rotary Club has transferred ownership of the festival to the Active 20-30 Club of Redding
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Matt Hopper and the Roman Candles' late summer 2011 tour. Also playing: March of Buffalo. MattHopper.com Also, just added: Thin Places (Garrett Viggers) to open the night as well. The organizers say, "This is a great steal. $3 cover, 3 bands. Gonna be a night to remember." What: Matt Hopper & the Roman Candles w/ [...]
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The final holiday weekend of summer is on the horizon. As Californians prepare for a three-day reprieve filled with road trips, barbecues and celebrations, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is gearing up for its Labor Day Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP). Officers will be on duty during the MEP, which begins at 6 p.m. on
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Below is a breakdown of the crime statistics collected by the Redding Police Department during the time period January 1 through June 30, 2011. The overall picture is positive, as illustrated by the 2.39% decrease in “Part 1 Crimes,” the police department reports. There was a decrease or no change in five of the seven [
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Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey would like to invite the public to attend a town hall meeting on Monday, September 5, 2011 at 6 p.m. Water issues will be discussed. The meeting will be held at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds with government officials, users of water are encouraged to attend. There will be a public [...]
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On 8/30/11 at approximately 1506 hours, Medford Police Officers were assisting DHS in a home assessment in the 700 block of Wabash Ave. Officers were unable to get anyone inside the residence to come to the door. Suddenly a male subject ran out of the back door and hopped a fence. Officers attempted to restrain [...]
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Chico Police have become aware of a possible scam in which the suspect is claiming to be a Chico Police official. Since yesterday, police have received three inquiries from citizens asking if there is a Lt. Mike O’Brien employed at Chico PD. It appears that someone is calling senior citizens by telephone and claiming to [
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The Bee's report on Amazon's "offer" to avoid a political battle on taxing online sales leave me scratching my head: Amazon.com is offering to bring thousands of jobs to California as it tries to back away from a ballot-box confrontation...
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On 5/28/2011 at 2201 hrs, a robbery took place at Mangrove Bottle at 1350 Mangrove Avenue in Chico. During the robbery, two male suspects threatened the clerk with liquor bottles and claimed to have weapons. The suspects fled the scene on foot and possibly on a bicycle. Surveillance video was subsequently released to the me
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On September 1, 2011 at 8:54 a.m., officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the intersection of Placer Street and Market Street for the report of a vehicle-versus-pedestrian collision. Upon arrival it was determined a silver 1997 Buick Regal, driven by Heather LeAnn McCulley, 29 years, of Red Bluff, was trav
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On Thursday, September 1, 2011, at 6:10 p.m., the Redding Police Department received a report of a theft from a person in front of Launderland, in a shopping center in the 2900 block of Churn Creek Road. Upon arrival, officers found the crime had occurred about 15-20 minutes earlier. Officers searched for the suspect, but [
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Will the baby-sitters be lawyering up and filing complaints with the California Department of Industrial Relations?
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In that fleeting interval between earthquake/hurricane and the president's 57th (or so) major national address next Thursday, I can finally devote a summer column to the finest efflorescence of that season this city has to offer: the Washington Nationals.
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We've only lived in Redding for a year, so it might seem presumptuous to offer an opinion on the proposed shopping center. Since we really love our new environment, and find it a warm receptive place to live, I'll venture forth.
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Proposition 13 isn't the reason for our deficits. It's an excuse.
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Central Valley hosts Trinity in the Game of the Week matchup.
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In 1911: Sam Batwee, known as Indian Sam, was asked to go to Oroville. He was the only living Indian who speaks the Yana language and could converse with the wild aboriginal apprehended near Oroville and lodged in the Oroville jail. Batwee, who was over 80 years old, speaks pidgeon English, and lived across the river from B
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As the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches, a Wall of Remembrance in honor of those who died that day has been erected at Lawncrest Chapel and Memorial Park on East Cypress Avenue in Redding.
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The Northern Section had a big weekend against out-of-area schools during Week Zero.
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A Redding mother helped wash the blood off her son's hands shortly after a fatal stabbing last month and threatened a confidential witness with violence if she cooperated with police, a Shasta County prosecutor said Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Sure, it got hot in Redding this summer. But it never got Redding hot.
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The Shasta County district attorney's office has refiled its criminal case against a former Anderson police officer accused of kidnapping and raping a Millville woman he was taking to jail last year.
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PALO CEDRO — The Lions enter a whole new experience starting today.
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Yreka police were looking for a man who robbed Bank of America on Thursday.
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Crime in Redding is generally down over last year, according to midyear crime statistics released Thursday by the Redding Police Department.
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For the past two seasons, the Timberjacks have owned the Northern Section 8-man football scene.
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Objecting to its "inadequate" traffic study for a recently approved shopping center between Redding and Anderson, the California Department of Transportation is filing a lawsuit against Shasta County today.
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A recent spate of gun violence involving marijuana and opium poppy growers in the north state has local law enforcement authorities warning hunters to be extra vigilant this season.
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A foreclosure auction to sell portions of the Shasta Crossroads retail center at Churn Creek and Old Alturas roads was postponed Thursday morning.
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The Foothill High School volleyball team swept Central Valley 25-12, 25-10, 25-6 in its season-opening match at home on Thursday.
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Blue Shield of California Foundation has awarded Women’s Health Specialists $20,000 to help provide care to uninsured Northern California residents.
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On Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at 3:50 p.m., the Redding Police Department received a report of gunshots fired at a suspect during an attempted break-in at a residence in the 1800 block of Crestwood Drive, off of N. Bechelli Lane. The resident, Robert Martin, 53 years, described the suspect as a man wearing a blue [...]
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Redding police were looking earlier this evening for a man who reportedly stole cash from another man on Churn Creek Road.
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I've read numerous folks lately saying they feel self-conscious about the material they're writing in their blogs, or they're afraid people will judge them, or they feel guilty about what they write. Recently someone read what I wrote and took it rather badly. To be fair, it wasn't a kind thing I wrote, but it was how I fel
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This North Coast Journal item cracks me up: Now you youngsters won't remember this, but right here in Humboldt County people used to to do this weird thing called "logging." Say it with me now: law-ging. If you need help...
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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Agency: National Park Service, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
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Shasta County sheriff's are investigating the death of a man who was pulled from his vehicle as it caught fire in Fall River Mills.
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Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summertime activities, even though I’d swear summer started only a week or two ago. Those looking to get away from the North Valley heat might consider Mount Shasta, which has booked a collection of mostly laid-back events this weekend. Things start at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Septembe
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The Redding mother of a man suspected of murdering an Oakland man in Anderson last month helped to wash the blood of her son’s hands shortly following the fatal stabbing and threatened a confidential witness with possible gang violence if she cooperated with police, a Shasta County prosecutor said today in Shasta County S
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Yreka police are looking for a man who robbed the local Bank of America this afternoon.
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1. Music Night at the Loft 7 p.m. today (and the first Thursday of each month) at the Bohemian Art Loft, 3304B Bechelli Lane, Redding. Open invitation to musicians of all genres and instruments to share their music and jam. No censorship. Audience welcome. Donations. Refreshments served. Call 229-7818.
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A typical puncturevine plant produces 200 to 5,000 sharp burrs – a problem for people, pets and bicycle tires. The best way to control puncturevine is to remove the plants by hand or hoe. Burrs that drop in the process can be removed by sweeping, raking or patting the ground with a piece of carpet. Deep tilling is not rec
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Twenty-five-year-old mother, wife, sister, daughter, insurance agent and artist Kara Yowell has been drawing for as long as she can remember. One of her favorite childhood memories is sitting down at the table with her dad, drawing, passing the page back and forth, each of them adding a little bit to the image. They didn’
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Is it just me, or does the photo from last night's town hall make Congressman Herger look like a crooner who's making that high school student swoon? For some reason I just can't stop humming an old Harry Connick Jr....
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YouTube videos of two downtown business owners who believe they got some extra help and guidance in this challenging economy. And a special tip of the hat to one of them, Mimi Moseley, who took the initiative and came up...
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This may be my favorite time to visit Lassen Volcanic National Park – it’s cooling off and the tourist hordes have receded with the start of the fall semester.
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When Pio Loco closed its doors earlier this year after a nearly quarter-century run, many were left to wonder what would take its place in the historic location. Local restaurateur Cal DeMercurio answered that question with the Aug. 5 opening of Old School Restaurant.
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For most of the summer, the Yaks coffee shops on Hilltop and Dana drives have been brewing up big pots of art on Friday nights and calling it, appropriately enough, Yaks Live Art.
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It was first called Shenigan's Gulch. It later became Portuguese Flat, named for the Portuguese who came and gold mined in the area in 1855 but had left by 1860. In 1855 Ross McCloud and his wife operated an inn...
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A Trucker from Oakland died shortly after a Crash on Interstate Five Wednesday. Traffic was backed up to Knighton Road for several Hours on Northbound I-5 after the Crash at the South Bonnyview Overpass. Just before 11:30 Wednesday Morning, a Big Rig veered off the Freeway and crashed, sending a small Ford Pickup towing
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A Burglary Suspect slipped away from a Home off of North Bechelli Lane Wednesday with the Homeowner Firing Bullets at Him as he ran. Shortly before 4PM, 53-year-old Robert Martin called Police to his Home in the 18-Hundred Block of Crestwood Drive. He said He was on his Pool Deck when he looked down and saw the Suspect t
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A Restraining Order has been issued against a Tehama County Man who has spent Three Years challenging the District Residency of State Assemblyman Jim Nielsen. Don Bird, who adamantly believes that Nielsen has never lived in Gerber, is required to stay away from the Assemblyman, and from Nielsen’s Mobile Home in Ger
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A Town-Hall style Meeting conducted Wednesday Night by U.S. Representative Wally Herger was not nearly the wild affair seen the last time Herger hosted such an Event. However, even Republicans were giving Herger little wiggle room as they posed some tough Questions. Everything from Herger’s Debt Ceiling Vote to the
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Millville -- Firefighters contained an estimated 15-acre to 18-acre vegetation fire off Highway 44 near Deschutes Road.
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D-U-I and Driver’s License Checkpoints will take place in Shasta County for Three consecutive Evenings. Thursday between 6 and 10PM, Officers working the Multi-Agency “Avoid The Six” Drunk Driving Campaign will set up a Checkpoint somewhere within Redding City Limits. The C-H-P will then conduct Checkpo
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A Local Company is collecting Supplies to help a Family of Six who lost their Home in a Fire over the Wweekend. Metals Direct is Accepting Donations to help the Hernandez Family. An Account has been set up at North Valley Bank, and Anyone wishing to donate can stop by any North Valley Bank Location, and ask the Teller fo
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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. High pressure will be along the west coast or over the western U.S. through the period. So the short version of the 10 day forecast is: warmer … cooler … warmer. Redding will [...]
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The Eureka Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a fraud suspect who may also be a burglary suspect. In early August, the victim's credit card and other items were stolen during a vehicle burglary in Samoa. On 8/16/11, the credit card was used by the man in the attached photo at [...]
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The Shasta County district attorney’s office has refilled its criminal case against a former Anderson police officer accused of kidnapping and raping a Millville woman he was taking to jail last year.
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On Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at about 12:43 in the afternoon, officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to the report of a disturbance in an alley in the 900 block of H Street. On their arrival, the officers found several subjects restraining a transient female. A male with obvious facial injuries was standing ne
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At least one person was trapped in an SUV that rolled over during a wreck this morning near Burney
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A pair of wrecks on Placer Street in downtown Redding partially blocked traffic for about half an hour this morning, Redding police said.
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From the L.A. Times: The California solar panel manufacturer that received a high profile $535 million Energy Department loan guarantee announced today that it was ceasing operations, laying off 1,100 workers and will file for bankruptcy in the coming days....
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Make your own 4 plex. Heck, buy the whole street. These 4 bank owned homes are located across from a small park in Shasta Lake City and share a similar design. They are not all owned by the same bank, but apparently all the neighbors got the same memo. Let’s look.
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A car crashed into an embankment this morning in Trinity County, prompting a response from an ambulance crew and the California Highway Patrol.
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A relatively mild summer by Redding's standards continues today. The National Weather Service says today will be sunny with a high near 95 degrees. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Friday will be 98 degrees; Saturday will be 99; and Sunday will top out at 97. Labor Day is foretasted to see highs near 95. Nighttime lo
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Editor's note: Be sure to see Andrea's Chef at the Market cooking demo Saturday. School is back in session and it’s time to pack kids healthy lunches. Packing a healthy lunch that your kids will eat can be a challenge. I have one kid that refuses to eat at school, he finds eating there ‘gross.’ [...]
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Talented entertainer Jan Daley has performed with Bob Hope and the USO Tour and now she will preform for you live at the Cascade Theatre on September 9, 2011. Daley will headline a Benefit Concert for the Shasta Family Justice Center, which ...
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On Saturday, Sept. 3 of Labor Day Weekend, Hyampom will hold the Annual Good Times Fair. This fair celebrates music and art as well as featuring vendors of many different locally made goods. We invite artists to bring their work to the Hyampom Community Hall where it will be shown for one day. Viewers will [...]
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Rescued Animals in Need (RAIN) is having its next yard sale Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Shingletown. Collectible display swords (only 3 left), tons of baseball cards, factory sets, VHS tapes for 50 cents, and much more. Proceeds go to help needy animals, for which we've spent close to $32,000 [...]
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The seventh annual Haven Humane Society Dog Pound Poker Run is scheduled for Sept. 10.
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A Redding School District librarian accused of embezzling and stealing from a school parent club pleaded no contest Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court to misdemeanor grand theft and was placed on informal probation for three years and ordered to perform 30 days of community service.
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It's long, steep hike from qualifying a referendum for the ballot to persuading a majority of the voters to pass it.
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Rick Perry is no George W. Bush.
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Re: "GOP favors taxes — on middle class" (column, Aug. 25):
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California, a once great state that led the nation in education, infrastructure and countless other fields, is today at the bottom of the barrel, and is an interesting study in the impact of over 40 years of legislative control by a single party. In this light, the paucity of DUI arrests might be worth examination.
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Why is it that those who make such an ostentatious display of "standing up" for fiscal responsibility in America do not support ending the ridiculous American "wars" in the Middle East which costs us double-digit billions every month?
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Shasta County farmers and landowners hoping to get aid from a program under the 2008 Farm Bill will have to compete with other counties in the Sacramento Valley this year.
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State Republican lawmakers such as Sen. Doug LaMalfa are upset at a bill making its way through the Capitol they say would require baby sitters be paid minimum wage, workers' compensation benefits and rest and meal breaks.
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The Shasta College Knights volleyball team opened it season by playing two matches at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill on Wednesday, winning the first contest against Merced and losing the second one against Diablo Valley.
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Shasta County schools continued to show growth in statewide test scores, according to statewide figures released Wednesday.
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With Week One right around the corner this weekend, it's time for us to list our predictions for the 2011 prep football season.
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Congressman Wally Herger took questions from residents on a wide range of issues at Simpson University on Wednesday night.
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U-Prep's libero Alayna Padilla celebrates a point with teammates Wednesday night. U-Prep opened its volleyball season with a win over Central Valley, 25-20, 22-25, 25-10 and 25-19. The Panthers' Kim Vincelli hit six service aces and had 35 assists while Paige Hurner had 12 kills and Alexis Seda had nine kills. Laure
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Now in its fourth season of existence, the Liberty Christian High School football program still has yet to reach the postseason.
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Assemblyman Jim Nielsen has been granted a temporary restraining order against a Rancho Tehama community activist, who for years has been hounding Nielsen, claiming he doesn't live in the district he was elected to represent.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County supervisors decided this week they'll consider an ordinance that requires fire sprinklers for some manufactured homes.
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In 1911: Mrs. M.D. Cooley arrived in Redding from her home at Santa Rosa, and left immediately for Harrison Gulch to visit the "old folks" for two weeks. In another note, Miss May and Miss Isabella Diestlehorst returned to Redding from Red Bluff, where they have been visiting their sister, Mrs. C.T. Scott, for two w
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RED BLUFF — The trial of two Red Bluff men arrested nearly two years ago in connection with a large marijuana-growing operation has been postponed again.
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Drunken-driving task forces in Shasta and Tehama counties are seeing an uptick in their annual DUI arrests, after a few days of reporting arrest numbers lower than the previous year.
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PALO CEDRO — Students and faculty at Junction School on Wednesday happily welcomed back alumna Megan Rapinoe, who starred on the U.S. national soccer team at this summer's Women's World Cup in Germany.
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I haven't posted much lately other than recipes. That's not because there isn't stuff happening, it's just that I've been in the doldrums and I'm trying not to inflict it on others.Gary has pretty much finished fixing the rental house after it was trashed by the last renters, and it looks really, really good. We
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We've all heard, "I've fallen and I can't get up." Actually this is very scary and could be life threatening if you have no way to get help when you need it immediately.
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There is something that sets the F.I.R.E. Bootcamp fitness class apart from every other fitness class attempting to draw attendees in.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood.
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Unlike some politically agitated cities that seem to have home-grown ballot measures in every election cycle, they're rare -- at least in recent years -- in Shasta County. To me, that at least hints that if people are ticked enough...
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Redding police are looking for a burglar in the North Bechelli area this evening after receiving reports that a homeowner shot at the suspect earlier today.
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A Wall of Remembrance in honor of those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will be on display starting Thursday at Lawncrest Chapel and Memorial Park in Redding.
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Assemblyman Jim Nielsen has been granted a temporary restraining order against a Rancho Tehama community activist, who for years has been hounding Nielsen, claiming he doesn’t actually live in the district he was elected to represent.
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SHASTA - Law enforcement officials have found safe and sound this afternoon a 10-year-old boy who wandered away from Shasta Elementary School.
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Photographing babies is the best. They are so full of personality, with a little patience we can create amazing images. This little guy is 2 months old and happy as can be.
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It seems like the right time to cop to the fact that I have been slowed in the last few months by sickness. My blogging has suffered and my doll production, too. We (my doctors and I) are still in the process of identifying the invasive bug and I am resigned to this go, stop, [...]
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Training starts soon!
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The United Nations has declared the famine in the Horn of Africa to be one of the worst humanitarian crises in history! Nearly 13,000 starving people will receive critical nutrition from this program so far.
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Lynn Wasser's mixed media works titled "LUMInests" are featured at SAC gallery and the public is invited to the opening reception, Friday, Sept. 2, 5 to 8 p.m., to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments.
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Join Mercy High School's Dinner Auction event, "Under the Sea"!
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2 fun filled days for you and your dog to come out meet some of our local dog organizations.
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Saturday, September 17th Mt Shasta Mall near Penney's. Shrubs, perennials, grasses, annuals,herbs--fabulous plants, great deals!
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Ducky Derby duck drop on September 25, 2011
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If you were wondering, 11,329 signatures represents almost exactly 12 percent of registered voters in Shasta County, per the Elections Office. On the one hand, that number on its face is a small share of the voters --- not nearly...
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Taxpayer advocates loathe the idea of authorizing local governments to collect any local taxes -- likely just on principle -- but I just can't see what's wrong with this idea: Senate Bill 791 would allow local transportation agencies to seek...
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A 48-year-old Oakland man died while another suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 5 this morning in south Redding.
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Starved for a bit of good news? Kevin Drum supplies some after reviewing 20 years' worth of school tests: Contrary to widespread opinion, our children are doing better today than they were 20 years ago. We're making progress, not falling...
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A Teenaged Girl has Pled Guilty in Connection to a July First Robbery. 19 year old Chala Och and Two Accomplices reportedly Robbed 47-year-old Albert Palen of Milwaukie, Oregon at the Vagabond Inn on East Cypress Avenue. Och apparently used a Stun Gun to disable Palen while the other Assailants took His Wallet and Car Ke
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Redding and Anderson Police made an Arrest Tuesday in connection to the Murder of 31-year-old Sue Eian Saeturn in Anderson. Officers Arrested 49-year-old Rebecca Roman in the Area of Bond Street and Churn Creek Road at about 11AM. She was Booked into Jail for Witness Intimidation, Bribery, and Participating in a C
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Opponents of a huge Shopping Center proposed for Churn Creek Bottom gathered at the Shasta County Clerk’s Office Tuesday to deliver Petitions bearing 11-Thousand-329 Signatures. They also delivered plenty of harsh words for the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, which unanimously approved the Project on Aug
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D-U-I and Driver’s License Checkpoints will take place in Shasta County for Three consecutive Evenings. Thursday between 6 and 10PM, Officers working the Multi-Agency “Avoid the Six” Drunk Driving Campaign will set up a Checkpoint somewhere within Redding City Limits. The C-H-P will then conduct Checkpo
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Cottonwood Fire Protection District Crews contained a Vegetation Fire near West Cottonwood Elementary School Tuesday Afternoon. According to Cal-Fire, the Blaze started at around 3:30. It burned about a Half-Acre and destroyed some Power Lines. Classes had been dismissed at 3 O’clock, and most Students had gone Hom
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A Lightning-sparked Fire in the Klamath National Forest keeps creeping, burning another Five Acres since Tuesday. The “Onion Fire”, which is believed to have started by Lightning earlier in the Month, was discovered last Week. Located on the South Side of the Upper Rush Creek Drainage about 15 miles Southeast
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On May 18, 1933, the advance cadre of Company 978, Civilian Conservation Corps, arrived by train at Castella. In two weeks' time, these men hunkered down and constructed barracks buildings for the soon-to-be-arriving rookies. On June 4th, the rookies arrived,...
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A Redding School District librarian accused of embezzling and stealing from a school parent club pleaded no contest this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to misdemeanor grand theft and was placed on informal probation for three years and ordered to perform 30-days of community service.
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Two drunken-driving taskforces in Shasta and Tehama counties are seeing an uptick in their annual DUI arrests, after a few days of reporting arrest numbers lower than the previous year.
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State Republican lawmakers like Sen. Doug LaMalfa are upset at a bill that’s making its way through the Capitol they say would require baby sitters be paid minimum wage, workers’ compensation benefits and rest and meal breaks.
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Live silkscreen demonstrations are scheduled for the First Friday Opening Reception this Friday, September 2 from 5 - 8 p.m. The demos are part of the exhibit entitled "Phil Dynan: 30 Years of Serigraphy." Phil has provided silkscreen prints for major companies and events around the world, including the L.A. Marathon, San F
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are drag, mumble and penetrate.I don’t yet have Interwebs in Wyoming, meaning I’m using my phone as a personal hot-spot. Reading contributions, for me, will be difficult. Sequestered She worries a
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Officers and medics headed to northwest Redding this morning after someone called dispatchers to report an overturned car in the bushes.
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FORT BRAGG (AP) — The father of a man suspected of killing a Northern California city councilman says his son suffered from severe mental health problems before moving into the woods about four months ago.
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There isn't likely to be triple-digit temperatures in Redding over the Labor Day weekend or for the rest of the week, for that matter. The National Weather Service says today will be sunny, with a high near 93 degrees. The temperatures will climb to 96 Thursday and 98 on Friday. The weekend should see similar highs. Nig
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The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) invites Californians to kick off their Labor Day weekend celebration by fishing in our state’s spectacular waters. Saturday, Sept. 3 is the second of California’s two 2011 Free Fishing Days, when people can try their hand at fishing without having to buy a sport fishing license. All
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Lassen Volcanic National Park offers 106,372 acres of high meadows and valleys, and 150 miles of trails. Over 100 miles of these trails are open to horseback riders. Lassen Volcanic National Park offers three group camping stock corrals for overnight stock and pack-animal recreationists at Juniper, Butte, and Summit Lakes.
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Pacific Gas and Electric's rollout of SmartMeters has been plagued by technical glitches, billing disputes, political controversy, and dark mutterings about supposed cancer-causing radio waves and invasions of customers' privacy.
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Here's what I want readers to do. Put your hands together with fingers interlaced and pointing downwards next to your palms and bring the heels of the palms together. Then stick your two index fingers and thumbs up until the next to last paragraph while I talk to you about corporations, Republican Mitt Romney and a wide
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What kind of cocktails can I serve at my Labor Day party that won't be too high in calories?  Toast the world's workers with a cool cocktail. But don't go overboard! Cocktails can come with some hefty calorie counts, especially if you like your drinks strong. Before you fill your glass, remember these
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Americans are sitting in at the White House right now to draw attention to the damage our climate will suffer if the United States approves the 1,700-mile-long Keystone XL Pipeline, which would transport tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to U.S. Gulf Coast oil refineries.
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Columnist Marc Beauchamp has stuck a nerve with "Let's think of a slogan for Redding" (Aug. 20). Unfortunately, he has also unleashed a torrent of negativity.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs have placed offensive tackle and Enterprise High School graduate Ryan O'Callaghan on injured reserve to help reach the 80-player roster limit before Tuesday's deadline.
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ANDERSON — A new era begins for Big Blue.
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The Foothill Cougars exploded for a 60-0 win over Dixon last week, marking the best season-opening win since the Cougars' very first win back in 1993.
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A new head coach usually means a change of both offensive and defensive schemes.
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The West Valley girls tennis team shut out Anderson 9-0 to open up Northern Athletic League play on Tuesday.
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The senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic, brought his motivational message to Simpson University on Tuesday.
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In 1911: Eli Addington of Millville, whose hotel was recently destroyed, bought the contents of the Ames hotel in Coram. The Ames was closed when the smelter shut down. Addington purchased 15 bedroom sets, a $250 range and enough dishes and crockery for two hotels for $200.
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More than 11,000 people signed a petition against a proposed retail center in the Churn Creek Bottom, leaving the Shasta County Elections Office to determine how many signatures are valid after they were submitted Tuesday afternoon.
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A fire that burned a duplex on LeBrun Lane in southeast Redding and left two families without a home Sunday was caused by landscaping bark that ignited.
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A 46-year-old man accused of shooting another man Sunday night in the Montgomery Creek area during an apparent dispute over a marijuana grow pleaded not guilty to felony assault with a firearm during his arraignment Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Woman is accused of multiple crimes
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Charges not filed in fatal stabbing here
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Jim Reed, a Democrat lawyer from Fall River Mills, hopes a newly drawn district and a fresh campaign season will help him unseat U.S. Rep. Wally Herger, the entrenched Republican who bested him in the last election.
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The Redding School District has been sued by one of its school principals, who claims she was retaliated against after she reported to law enforcement that a school librarian was stealing from a parent club and the school district.
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Like many retail businesses in Redding, Garth Schmeck rode the housing wave of the last decade.
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The Taco Shop in Redding on East Cypress Avenue celebrates its 25th anniversary today.
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Opponents of a shopping mall planned for the Churn Creek Bottom area south of Redding delivered petitions bearing 11,329 signatures -- far more than the 6,500 needed -- to the Shasta County Elections Department today (Aug. 30). Below, read what some of the approximately 70 people gathered had to say: Cynthia Ogrey, 68, publ
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Regular commenter "Ken" -- an astute and fair-minded sort -- takes issue with today's editorial. OK, let's see now: If the elections in June, at the same time as the GOP primary which will skew the turnout in favor of...
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That would be LA County DA Steve Cooley, who declared today: "Public safety will be seriously jeopardized. We're not kidding. There will be tens of thousands of people let out all over California, who would otherwise be incarcerated.... I've been...
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On August 30, 2011 at approximately 11 a.m., investigators from the Redding Police Department, in conjunction with the Anderson Police Department, arrested Rebecca Roman, 49, of Redding, in the area of Bond Street and Churn Creek Road. Roman was arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation, bribery and participation in a c
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Update, Aug. 31: A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the medical marijuana crop robbery at a home on Windy Point Road in eastern Shasta County. Shasta County Sheriff's deputies found Terence Ross Seed fleeing the area in a vehicle, while his alleged victim had suffered a single gunshot wo
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When it comes to estate planning there are two major vehicles for the distribution of property: A will and a trust. Both are very useful tools and can accomplish specific goals—but how do you know which one is best for your family? Which document you will need depends on a number of factors, some of which may se
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A 46-year-old man accused of shooting another man Sunday night in the Montgomery Creek area during an apparent dispute over a marijuana grow pleaded not guilty to felony assault with a firearm during his arraignment today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Firefighters contained a vegetation fire this afternoon in the track field at West Cottonwood Junior High School.
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A fire that ravaged a duplex on LeBrun Lane in southeast Redding and displaced two families Sunday was caused by ignited landscaping bark, Redding firefighters said today.
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For some Shasta County residents, the “county fair” is not the Shasta District Fair that occurs in Anderson every June. No, it’s the very folksy, agriculture-intensive Intermountain Fair in McArthur every Labor Day weekend. The Intermountain Fair begins its five-day run this Thursday, September 1, at the fairgrounds o
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SACRAMENTO RIVER, Red Bluff — Salmon fishing continued to get better and better, and some anglers are limiting every day from Red Bluff to Woodson’s Bridge. Backtrolling sardine-wrapped plugs early in the morning while the sun is below the tree
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It's almost fair time again for Shasta County's 'official' county fair - the InterMountain Fair at McArthur. Mark your calendar for Sept. 1st thru Sept. 5th and head over to the fair in eastern Shasta County at the McArthur Fairgrounds....
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The murder suspect in the fatal stabbing a 31-year-old Oakland man in Anderson earlier this month has been transferred to Santa Clara County jail in San Jose as Anderson police officers and detectives continue their investigation into that city’s first homicide since 2004.
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A Suspect has been Booked for Shooting a Man in Montgomery Creek Sunday Night. At about 9:30, Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies and C-H-P Officers responded to a Call at a Remote Location off of Windy Point Road. Callers had heard Gunshots and a Man screaming for help. Deputies found the Victim with a single Gun Sho
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World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe is set to speak Wednesday at Junction Elementary School in Palo Cedro on Wednesday.
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A Man was taken into Custody in East Redding Monday Night while trying to hurt Himself. A little after 7:30, 22-year-old Kathryn Foster called Redding Police to her Home on Oxford Road. She had picked up the Father of a Friend. 47-year-old Jon Melvin Bentley of Trinity County, who was in Redding to receive Medical Treatm
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An alleged Cat Burglar was Captured in Tehama County after fleeing in the Victim’s Car. At about 6 O’clock Sunday Morning, 46-year-old David Kaeding and his Wife were awakened to the Sound of their Mustang G-T starting up and being driven away from their Home on Oklahoma Avenue in Dairyville. Kaeding called 9
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A Man may have been Shot in the Back Monday Night in the City of Shasta Lake. The Names of the Victim and the Suspect are not yet being released by the Shasta County Sheriff’s Department. They say the Victim has a Wound in his Back, but they’re not saying if it’s a Gunshot Wound or not. Just before Midn
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A D-U-I and Driver’s License Checkpoint will take place in Redding Thursday Night. Between 6 and 10PM, Officers working the Multi-Agency “Avoid The Six” Drunk Driving Campaign will set up a Checkpoint somewhere within Redding City Limits. Drivers will be screened for Sobriety, and to be sure they have v
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A Lightning-sparked Fire in the Klamath National Forest that was expected to be contained over the Weekend has doubled in Size since Monday. The “Onion Fire”, which is believed to have started by Lightning earlier in the Month, was discovered last Week. Located on the South Side of the Upper Rush Creek Draina
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This video was recently filmed at the historic Phillips Brothers Mill in Oak Run by Redding resident Charley Williams. The music is an original composition of Bill Woods, a long time Redding resident. The name of his group is "Wild...
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Assemblywoman Linda Halderman, who wrote a bill that would direct a little found state money to getting the Redding and Fresno veterans homes open on schedule, is soliciting electronic letters of support. Hey, lending a name in support is the...
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From Sunday's Chronicle: Film critic Mick LaSalle on reader comments: Hi Mick: Do you ever read the Internet comments on your reviews? Hans Gude, Concord Hi Hans: I usually glance at them, though I'm more interested in the number of...
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As explained in this recently posted YouTube video. Here's the description: "The Calatrava Sundial Bridge in Redding, CA may represent a talisman placed on a ley line connecting Seattle and San Francisco. The bridge was built by architect Calatrava. This...
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A majority of seniors love the outdoor look. We get asked all the time if we do portraits on location and our answer is Yes :). We shoot about 65% of all sessions on location. Redding and the outlaying areas have so many beautiful spots for portraits, and we love to get away from the studio to create new looks all the time.
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We have a big announcement! Yesterday we formed our own real estate brokerage, The Address Realty. Are we crazy to start a business in t
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Northern Sacramento Valley temperatures this afternoon will retreat to the seasonably warm mid-90s after four straight triple digit days. Afternoon temperatures today will peak around 95 degrees across the valley floor. The average high in Redding on this date is 94 degrees and the record high is 110 degrees.
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Long-time Reddingites will remember Shakey's Pizza used to occupy the space on Churn Creek Road where Nipa's is now. (By the way, Shakey's is still in business. Just not here.) After it closed, a string of faux pubs and eateries came and went – M. de Joie dimly recalls one called the British Pub. Nipa's [...]
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Seven private companies and conservation and agricultural organizations have been awarded Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) in California totaling $497,625. These are in addition to the Natural Resources Conservation Service's (NRCS) national awards for organizations in the state for over $1.5 million. The ultimate goal
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Jim Reed, Democrat from Shasta County, announces his candidacy for New Congressional District 1, which comprises: Butte, Shasta, Nevada, Siskiyou, Tehama, Lassen, Plumas, Modoc, Sierra, and parts of Placer & Glenn counties. Reed's campaign shares this message: Jim Reed understands the issues important to the average wor
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On August 29, 2011, at 7:42 p.m., officers from the Redding Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Oxford Road regarding a person trespassing and threatening to kill himself. The homeowner, Kathryn Foster, 22, of Redding, reported that she had picked up the father of a friend, who was in town for medical treatment
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A 47-year-old Trinity County man was placed on a mental health hold after a one and a half hour standoff with police at a woman’s Redding home.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies this morning continue to investigate the second medical marijuana grow-related shooting in as many days.
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There is a new attitude surrounding the University Prep Panthers football program.
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The Mount Shasta Bears proved last season that under head coach Mike Dellabona they could move the ball.
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Last year's top-3 teams return talent
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California's initiative system, which will celebrate its 100th birthday in October, is a beloved tool for empowering citizens, but a flawed one that realistically could stand a tune-up if it's to last another century.
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For starters when talking about possible changes in Proposition 13, it's important never to forget that as with other California initiatives passed at the ballot box, the landmark property tax-cutting measure that passed handily in 1978 can only be changed via a popular vote.
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You get a DUI, are found guilty in 30 minutes, have your vehicle towed, are jailed for six hours, lose your license for one year, get points on your insurance, and lose your job if it requires driving.
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To paraphrase Mark Twain, everyone complains about the government bureaucracy but no one does anything about it.
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Why do liberal columnists need to use so many words to say raise taxes and grow government?
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If Texas Gov. Rick Perry is asked a question he doesn't want to answer, he puts food in his mouth.
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When Obama was a senator he mostly voted "present."
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Congratulations to Kristen Schreder, a member of the Shasta Union High School District board of trustees, for being named Elected Woman of the Year by California Women Lead.
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Every Pacific Gas and Electric Co. ratepayer in the north state should be outfitted with the utility's SmartMeter technology by year's end.
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The trial for a Redding man accused of fondling his then-13-year-old daughter is set to begin next month.
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The great-grandfather of a 3-year-old Anderson boy who accidentally shot himself in the head with one of his handguns broke down on the witness stand Monday afternoon as he recounted the awful events of that near fatal February morning.
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Opponents of a nearly 100-acre shopping center between Redding and Anderson plan to file petitions with the Shasta County elections office today to stop the project.
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Bank of Commerce buys payroll firm
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In 1911: Nearly 800 men were employed by the Northern California Power Co. with a monthly payroll of more than $60,000. The five plants of the company: Kilarc, Volta, Inskip, South and Coleman were expected to develop more than 53,000 horsepower, and together make up one of the largest power installations in the state.
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Redding School District officials are getting a new shipment of new high-end musical instruments this fall.
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A Shasta County deputy public defender was arrested during the weekend on suspicion of drunken driving.
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The Root's script party has outgrown its previous location but there's still no admission fee for a night of fine wine, beer and food as The Root Theatre reads from another potential project. Socializing starts at 6pm with the play at 7. Afterwards, join in the discussion. Made possible by the support of MD Imaging. [...]
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On 08/28/2011 at 1408 hours, officers were dispatched to the area of South One-Mile Recreation Area for the report of a male adult engaging in lewd acts in front of adults and children. The adults and children were attending a birthday party in the park. Officers arrived and spoke to adult and juvenile witnesses. Those [...
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Yes, you are living in a sci-fi movie. The latest evidence: In July the Santa Cruz Police Department began experimenting with an interesting bit of software developed by scientists at Santa Clara University. The researchers behind the software are like...
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When someone asks for my advice, I try to answer with as much care and sensitivity as brutal honesty will allow — even though I know they're probably going to do whatever the heck they want to do anyway.
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A Shasta County deputy public defender was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of drunken driving.
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Never mind what I'd been told -- and repeated last week -- about a referendum on the Churn Creek Bottom shopping center going to the voters in the spring. Though I'd been led to believe a vote would happen in...
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Construction is moving right along on the new bridge being constructed on the west side of the old bridge across Swede Creek on Swede Creek Road in Palo Cedro. Evidently the old bridge will stay because it is in fine...
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Administrator of the Court, Melissa Fowler-Bradley wonders helplessly in an article by the Record Searchlight published Saturday 8/27/11, where they will ever make necessary cuts of $740,000 in the court budget; the court continues to pay assigned Judge Jack Halpin almost half that number per year.Get rid of "Teflon J
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Firefighters stopped a four- to six-acre brush fire from burning any buildings in Shasta Lake this afternoon.
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Q. Why does God allow so much suffering in the world? Disobedience to God that was initiated in the Garden of Eden by Adam and Eve and continues to this day is the principle reason for the many sufferings we encounter. If we use the Ten Commandments as the litmus test in obedience to God, anarchy towards God is revealed. Go
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A Cottonwood man told Tehama County Sheriff's deputies someone took three flat screened televisions, a laptop computer and $100 in coins from his home on the 17000 block of View Drive.
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A Man was Shot Sunday Night in the Montgomery Creek Area. At about 9:30, Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies and C-H-P Officers Responded to a Call at a Trailer Park on Windy Point Road. Callers reported hearing someone screaming for help. A 25-year-old Man was Transported by Helicopter to a Redding Hospital with a Gu
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Redding Police have Caught their Patrol Car Rammer. On August 20th, a Stolen Honda Accord was Chased from the Girvan Road Area in South Redding to Alrose Lane, off of Churn Creek Road. At one point the Suspect reportedly drove the Honda directly into the Patrol Car in an apparent effort to disable it. The Chase ended whe
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Everybody managed to escape a dramatic fiery Collision in North Redding Friday Night. Shortly after 7 O’clock, 58-year-old Donna Gardener of Happy Valley, Oregon had her Granddaughter, 8-year-old Jade Rowland with her in a Toyota Rav-4. They were Westbound on Twin View Boulevard making a left Turn onto Southbound I
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Two Redding Families are without a Home following a Duplex Fire Sunday. A Family of five and a Family of Six were both Home when they heard an Explosion, and Escaped the Building at 1185 Le Brun Way just before Flames Engulfed It. A burst Propane Tank was found, but it’s not yet known how it Ignited. About 75-perce
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A Shingletown Man driving a Convertible with no Seatbelt on was ejected from the Car when it rolled over in Corning Saturday Night. At about 10:15, 32-year-old Antonio Montano Martinez was driving a 1995 Mustang Convertible at a high rate of speed Southbound on Houghton Avenue approaching South Avenue when he came upon t
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D-U-I Numbers from this Year’s Multi-Agency “Avoid” Campaign had been lagging way behind last Year, but if there was any hope that Drunk Drivers would fail to catch up, that hope was lost over the Weekend. As of Six O’clock Monday Morning, 47 People have been Arrested for D-U-I in Shasta County, c
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Here's the weekend rumor that has Sacramento political types a twitter: Calbuzz has picked up rumblings that California union leaders, their consultants and loyal Democratic retainers are quietly planning to jam a bill through the Legislature before the end of...
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Tehama County Sheriff's deputies arrested a suspected burglar early Sunday after he jumped into the Sacramento River to flee authorities.
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FORT BRAGG (AP) — Officials say a Fort Bragg City councilman who was shot and killed in the woods of Mendocino County had stumbled onto a remote marijuana operation.
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Allison and Victor will perform at the Dunsmuir Brewery Works for a performance on the patio Friday, September 2, 7:30 p.m. Percussionist Mike Harris and keyboardist Stefan Schittko will also join them. Allison & Victor create a fusion of musical forms uniquely their own. Enhanced by a cool Latin jazz beat, their sound
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The "Avoid" late summer/Labor Day holiday DUI crackdown in Shasta and Tehama counties has netted 62 arrests on suspicion of driving under the influence since the campaign started Aug. 19.
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The northern Sacramento Valley will bake in triple-digit heat one last day today before temperatures moderate a bit to more seasonable levels. Afternoon temperatures across the valley floor will peak right at 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. The average high temperature in Redding on this d
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Photography captures and preserves moments in time. A moment in a photograph stays with us; it is the captured instant where emotion, light, composition and color can come together to create an amazing and memorable image, Sandi Howell says of her work, which will be displayed from Aug. 30 to Oct. 1 at the Carter [...]
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Letter to the editor: I work in south Redding near the library. Lately a family of geese has taken to living on Parkview Avenue; they hang out in the shade of South City Park, possibly to take alms from the local park crowd, and cross the road several times a day to bathe in and [...]
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The final days to enjoy Lake Red Bluff are getting closer with the last full day of the lake being Wednesday. In June, the gates of the Red Bluff Diversion Dam were lowered for the last time, allowing for two and half months of recreation on the lake this summer. Come Thursday morning the gates [...]
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Don't sign that "special interest petition," warn the radio and newspaper ads trying to prevent a voter referendum on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors' Aug. 1 decision to approve a large shopping center at the Knighton Road interchange in rural Churn Creek Bottom.
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Congressional Republicans have been remarkably consistent in pursuit of their major goal. That goal was stated by Republican Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader: "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president."
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I believe that most citizens do not understand what a federal entitlement program is.
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I'm writing this letter after calls to the Record Searchlight and Channel 7 went with no response.
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We don't have the music and words at a normal human level that got us through the last big depression.
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he Libyan rebels, who seem to be at the point of succeeding in their effort to dislodge Moammar Gadhafi, are a ragtag assortment of different factions and interests.
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If national trends arrive in the north state when it comes to prep sports, expect a lot more emphasis on concussions.
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Firefighters are reporting that a bed that caught on fire at a Redding motel has been extinguished.
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Rescue, fire and law enforcement officials have been called to a home on Harrington Drive in Happy Valley for a woman who reportedly drowned in a hot tub.
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From Saturday morning to Sunday morning, officers in Shasta and Tehama counties arrested 10 people on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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1911: Charles Murphey, the Ono stockman, while hunting on BullyChoop Mountain was bit by a rattlesnake. The reptile then bit Murphey's hunting dog. The dog died within minutes. Murphey's life was saved by the prompt application of ammonia to the wound.
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National Park Service officials are taking public comments into September on an environmental assessment of a proposal released this month to expand the Oak Bottom Campground at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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Fire ravaged a duplex on LeBrun Lane in southeast Redding on Sunday afternoon and displaced two families.
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Redding police are being called to a reported stabbing on Harlan Drive in Redding.
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Emergency dispatchers are sending Shasta County sheriff's personnel to a shooting behind the Golden Bear Store in Oak Run.
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Shasta County Sheriff's deputies this morning are continuing to investigate the shooting of a 25-year-old man in Montgomery Creek man Sunday night.
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A fire today caused about $300,000 worth of damage to a LeBrun Lane duplex in Redding, leaving two families homeless but no one injured, Redding Fire Battalion Chief Shane Lauderdale said. Brandy Fernandez was in her kitchen at 1165 LeBrun, near Churn Creek Road and Hartnell Avenue, preparing for a family dinner. Her husban
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Weather Discussion: Monday (the 29th) will be sunny with temperatures once again near the 100-degree mark. Tuesday and Wednesday will be sunny with a few high clouds on Wednesday. Temperatures will be cooling with Redding’s high temperature on Wednesday 90 to 94. Thursday high pressure begins to rebuild along the west coa
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Law enforcement officials have closed LeBrun Lane off Churn Creek road as firefighters battle a blaze at a duplex on LeBrun Lane in southeast Redding.
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Bethel Church has made no secret of its designs to play an ever larger role in Redding's economy, politics, cultural and spiritual life (just check YouTube). Pastor Bill Johnson sees Redding as an important spiritual center and a providentially designated...
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Sure looks like it. My favorite Gerolsteiner German mineral water has shrunk from one liter to 750ml, with no corresponding change in price. A tried and true corporate trick. And one we're going to see a lot more of with...
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It’s harvest time. Did you plant a row for the hungry? Do you have an abundance of fruit and vegetables in your backyard garden? Do you have fruit going to waste on trees in your yard or around your neighborhood? Donate it to feed the hungry! The Shasta Food Group Coalition of local food banks, [...]
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Construction is moving right along on the new bridge being constructed on the west side of the old bridge across Swede Creek on Swede Creek Road in Palo Cedro. Evidently the old bridge will stay because it is in fine...
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Today's high temperature for Redding is expected to be an even 100 degrees. The day's clear skies should last through the night, when temperatures will drop down to 62 degrees. For the rest of the week, expect highs in the upper 90s, with the exception of Wednesday, when the predicted high temperature is 93 degrees.
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Shasta Builders Exchange CEO Kent Dagg has lost his position as a construction industry lobbyist and community motivator. Read more about Dagg's job elimination, his contributions and his political power here. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of Northern Californey. A
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ANNOUNCEMENT! Redding City Ballet is holding open company auditions at Redding Ballet Academie August 29, 2011, 4 - 6 p.m. (Please bring resume with 5X7 headshot and cover letter) 2011 Season Dates: August 29th - December 10th PERFORMANCES AND REPERTORY: Nutcracker- December 3, 2011 (Weaverville) and December 9-10, 2011 (Re
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Think Pink needs your help, organizers say. The breast cancer awareness campaign needs carnations. Due to the declining economy, the generous florists and donors from previous years are unable to provide organizers with carnations for this year’s event. That’s 40,000 carnations. Nor-Cal Think Pink would like to challeng
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Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery, at 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., opens Lynn Wasser’s show, "Luminest," with a reception on Friday (September 2), from 5 to 8 p.m., and welcomes the public to this free event to meet the artist, enjoy refreshments and Lynn’s unique artwork. This show runs August 30 through September 17. Gallery
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Redding is on track for a record year of futility in construction, worse than the catastrophe of 2009, considered the all-time nadir for the industry.
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Applying for a job has become a full time job all its own. You cannot get around the necessity of an Internet job search. Many employers post online and expect applicants to apply online by emailing or posting their resume. Here are some tips on making the most of your Internet job search.
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After nearly a quarter-century leading the Shasta Builders' Exchange, Kent Dagg has, to his critics, become the very model of the special-interest power-broker whose deep local influence is all the more grating in that nobody ever elected him to anything.
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Tossing pebbles in a deep pool of water, I watch the brief splash of disruption followed by ripples. Racing to the bank nearby as though hunting the source of their disruption, ripples wash ashore and dislodge little bits of earth in micro-changes. A bright flake of iron pyrite flutters away beneath the surface. Other rippl
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"Not Invented Here" is recognized as a pretty dumb way to run a tech company. It doesn't work so well in politics, either.
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Opponents of the Knighton and Churn Creek Commons shopping center, which was approved unanimously by the Shasta County Board of Supervisors, criticize this project because they say it will take away valuable farmland and replace it with minimum-wage jobs. I was born in Redding and grew up on a dairy farm in Northern Califor
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While I have no intention of admitting my age, in "my day" taking notes in class could be a harrowing experience. I would scribble as fast as I could while the teacher rattled off information way too fast, then run back to my dorm room to try to fill in the blanks before I forgot everything I had just learned.
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Labor Day's around When you're packing up all the gear you'll need, you'll want to include some useful products from Vermont Soap. The largest producer of handmade natural bar soaps in North America, Vermont Soap makes a diverse range of products, including three tailor-made for camping -- Camping Soap, Citronella Camping
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We just celebrated my sister Vicki's marriage to her husband, Andy, this July. Their wedding is one of my sweetest summer memories; a day full of joy and lighthearted fun. They are a perfect match, and we are very excited to welcome Andy into our family.
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Chanell Brown of Cottonwood and Tyler Trapala of Great Falls, Mont., are engaged to be married Oct. 2, 2011, at Riverview in Anderson. The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan Hibbs and Jeff Sellers of Cottonwood; and Jodi and Greg Brown of Anderson. She is a graduate of Foothill High School and Marinello's Beauty College.
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Dear Straight Talk: People in their teens and 20s are telling me that the F-word is used everywhere, on TV, in everyday life, by all ages, including parents around their young children, who then use it in school. They say it doesn't mean anything anymore. Does the panel agree?
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Amanda Schwerdt and OJ Johnson, both of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, were married on July 23, 2011, at All Saints Episcopal Church in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Gaia Shasta Hotel and Spa. Steven Rummell officiated. The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Judith Schwerdt of Redding.
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September is National Literacy Month. The Redding Library is committed to providing resources and classes to improve literacy in our community across the age spectrum. This means that there are many offerings from babies and their parents to school-age kids to adults. These programs encompass a wide variety of approaches, t
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Corin Armenta and Jeff Huelman, both of San Jose, are engaged to be married March 24, 2012, at the Trees of Mystery in Klamath. The bride-elect is the daughter of Nan and Ray Golden of Redding. She is a 2006 graduate of Shasta High School, a 2010 graduate of Shasta College and is attending San Jose State University. Her f
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Imagine yourself piloting an airplane at night, in a storm, without lights or instruments. Few would board a flight knowing the plane lacked basic instrumentation, let alone try to pilot one in acclimate weather, yet when it comes to managing investments many have chosen to fly blind.
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Four days of summer in the Trinity Alps is never long enough. But there's little doubt that's why we try our best to be there every year. However, thanks to winter's deeper snow pack and some cooler summer weather, the creeks are still up and rushing faster and the meadow grass is taller, thicker and a richer shade of green
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Published in 75 countries and 16 languages, author John Lescroart boasts a hefty record. Rightly so. In this, his 21st book, "Damage" his continuing cast of characters keeps one engaged and on edge. Human nature and its resultant behavior creates characters you love to hate and hate to love.
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Molly Barnes of Shasta and Felipe Gonzalez of Ibague, Colombia, are engaged to be married Sept. 17. 2011, at Mountain Meadows Bible Camp in Shingletown. The bride-elect is the daughter of Tobey and Jane Barnes of Shasta. She is a 2005 graduate of Liberty Christian High School and studied at Shasta Bible College. She comple
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I have lived in Redding since 1989 and have been employed every year until my last patient died a couple of years ago.
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The best downtowns are 16/6 districts — they are lively places at least 16 hours a day, 6 days a week. The worst downtowns are those that stand largely abandoned, but nearly as depressing are those that operate almost exclusively from 8 to 5 on weekdays. Redding has an 8-to-5 downtown for the most part. Sure, there are s
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On Saturday, August 20, 2011, officers from the Redding Police Department were involved in a pursuit of a stolen 1990 Honda Accord that ended on Alrose Lane in the City of Redding with the driver fleeing on foot (click here to read the original post). The suspect driver was later identified as Tyler Schweizer, 26 [...]
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Campaigns to catch drunken drivers in Shasta and Tehama counties have resulted in a combined 49 arrests since Aug. 19.
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In 1911: George Smith, an old miner who had lived on his claim a mile from Iron Mountain for more than 10 years, was found dead in the wreckage of an abandoned shack he was probably cutting up for wood. Judging from the condition of the body, Smith had been dead for a week to 10 days. Smith was a frequent visitor to Iron Mo
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Q: Could you explain the rationale behind California's dual speed limits (55 mph for towing and big rigs and the higher posted speed limits for other vehicles)? I took a trip to Colorado recently, passing through Nevada, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. Their speed limit is the same for all vehicles. I saw fewer people tryin
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A dire economy and the budget cuts that have come as a result of it are taking a toll on the everyday workings of Shasta County Superior Court, with no letup in sight.
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The Shasta Regional Community Foundation has picked Kathy Johnson as its new leader.
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Dr. Patrick Muffler describes himself, at 74, as "an overgrown Boy Scout." He's a rock hound who loves trekking in and around the lava fields, the steaming fumaroles, the boiling mud pots of Lassen National Park. He's a longtime field geologist who specializes in geothermal and volcanic activity. Like others
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French Gulch residents celebrated their town's historic past at the first Olde West Day on Saturday.
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Editor's note: The Record Searchlight is introducing a new feature today, North State at Work, a column written by local professionals who specialize in helping people find jobs and employers find quality workers. The feature will appear in the Sunday Business section.
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The Natural Resources Conservation Service will hold a public meeting Wednesday to hear from farmers and other stakeholders how its programs should be used to help them conserve their land.
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Week Zero turned out to be a good starting point for most of the teams in the area.
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DFG sets clinic for waterfowl hunters
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SHASTA LAKE — The senior class of this year's Central Valley High School football team has the highest of ambitions.
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CORNING — The Cardinals are undergoing a change this season and it may be for the better.
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Dear Babe: My dad and I are trying to figure out if some of our cards are Tiffany cards. What is considered Tiffany?— Ben L., Nashua, N.H.Topps produced Tiffany parallel sets from 1984-90. The cards were produced in the company's printing facility in Ireland, in the same plant that gave us the 1952 Topps reprints.
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NORTH STATE SKATE SERIES
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SHASTA LAKE — Under head coach Matt Hunsaker, the Falcons are known for their Wing-T offense and their prolific running game.
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Q: The California Hunting Digest states that "Only Department of Fish and Game employees may validate bear tags. Bear tags must be validated before the bear can be transported, except for the purpose of taking it directly to the nearest person authorized to validate the tag." Why? This requirement caused me to lose
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You never know what you're going to encounter in the great outdoors.
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I love this photo because it's one of those truly worth a thousand words. It was most likely taken right outside the western end of the covered bridge. The road leads right to the Tower House. Not in the picture,...
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I thought everyone knew what country-style pork ribs are, but I have run into people who never heard of them. Perhaps it's a West-coast thing, or they're called something else in other places. What they are not is ribs, not technically because they don't contain any rib bones. They're part of the loin next to the shoulder.
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Drunken driving arrests are down compared to last year and anti-driving under the influence campaigns in two north state counties have netted a combined 49 arrests since Aug. 19.
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Clipping fresh sweet tomatoes off the vine this morning I found a pretty little heart. The heart tomato has it’s punky side, too. So complete in it’s metaphoric suggestions.
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Red Bluff police are looking for two men who robbed the Valero Gas Station on Antelope Boulevard earlier today.
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Redding police, with help from a police dog named Canon, caught up with a 26-year-old local man at about midnight Friday who rammed a police car during a high speed chase a week ago.
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A cabin in the woods near Hat Creek, about 56 miles from Redding. “There are two buildings, one has a kitchen and bath the other ha
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Forecasters expect the Redding area to see triple-digit highs through Monday, followed by a slight drop in temperature to continue a mild summer.
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I have two side-by-side tomato beds and at this point in the season, the enormous leaning, reaching plants are woven together –grown well beyond their tall slender bamboo stakes cut for me by a friend. The plants themselves make passage between the two beds difficult enough, but even if I wanted access to gather the [...]
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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California will hold its next State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting on Sept. 7, 2011, to discuss 2012 priorities for Farm Bill conservation programs. The meeting will be held at the USDA building in Davis from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The advisory committee prov
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A husband-and-wife team who have built a successful drive-thru coffee franchise were honored Friday night as winners of the Virgil Covington Legacy Award.
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A police dog named Tarro helped Redding police and California Highway Patrol officers catch a wanted gang member Friday afternoon after he ran from them along Interstate 5, leading to the temporary lockdown of three schools.
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A 19-year-old Redding man has been cleared of being involved in the June 9 beating of another Redding man in a downtown parking garage.
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No settlement was reached Friday in connection with the 2009 death of a Redding man who died after he allegedly was "sucker punched" by another man inside a Bechelli Lane nightclub.
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Tina Hanover, 30 (from left), and her dog Bella; Will Kasper, 9, with Love Bug; and Charlene Balbini with Buster, all of Hayfork, wait to compete in the Ugly Dog Contest on Friday at the Trinity County Fair.
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In 1911: All three propositions passed 10-to-1 in a Sisson special bond election. The first bond was to purchase the water right and water works by which the town was furnished with water. The second was to construct a system of sewers and a septic tank so the business and residence districts could have sewer access. The th
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A Redding man accused of attacking his sister with a chain saw pleaded guilty Friday in Shasta County Superior Court to assault with a deadly weapon in exchange for a four-year suspended sentence and probation.
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PALO CEDRO — The Cougars' offensive weapons were every bit as advertised in the season opener.
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Peter Crawford, a community leader who devoted his professional life to helping cancer patients, succumbed Sunday to an ultra-aggressive form of that disease.
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The calendar read Aug. 26, but Friday's season-opening game between West Valley and Sutter emitted a late-November playoff-like vibe down at The Pasture in Cottonwood.
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With the opener less than two weeks away, the Shasta College football team is getting to the point where decisions need to be made as to which players will start the season.
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A former Anderson police officer scheduled to begin standing trial next week on kidnapping and rape charges saw the criminal case against him dismissed Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Crowding together next to the arrival gate at Redding Municipal Airport, nearly 50 people excitedly welcomed home Redding native and World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe on Friday.
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The Wolves answered a few tough questions about their football running game: they're going to pound the ball and often.
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The Trinity Wolves football team defeated the Yreka Miners 30-0 on Friday night in Weaverville.
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Only the most dedicated fans of political inside baseball will care much about the spat between state Assembly Speaker John Perez and Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, a fellow Southern Californian who was the only Democrat to vote against this year's state budget and says he's been punished by having his own office b
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No, that's not the top slogan I got in response to last week's column. More on that below.
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In reviewing some of the online comments in response to Marc Beauchamp's "city slogan" idea, I see that most are of a negative nature.
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Marc Beauchamp on Saturday highlighted Chris Young's opinion regarding Riverland Park and its recent rezoning application and future.
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KIXE-TV hosting Santa Sweepstakes
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I don't know that Tom Del Beccaro (the astute newish head of the California Republican Party) is right in this column that what the public is demanding is the treatment he and the GOP are prescribing. It might be wishful...
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On Friday, August 26, 2011, at 7:07 p.m., the Redding Police Department received multiple reports of a traffic collision with vehicles on fire on Twin View Boulevard at the I-5 freeway overcrossing. Redding PD officers, CHP officers, and the Redding Fire Department responded. They found two vehicles – a Toyota RAV4 and a
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A vehicle and a motorcycle caught fire early this evening after a collision at the Interstate 5 onramp at Twin View Boulevard in Redding.
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Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a former Trout Unlimited lawyer to head the Department of Fish and Game, I learn from a thrilled Tom Chandler, who calls the nomination "great, great (really great) news." I know next to nothing about...
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Question: How do I remove the smell from plastic containers? I've had them for a year and the plastic smell is still there. What can I do to get rid of it?
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Q: I'e admired clumps of bear's breeches in yards around Redding. How can I grow my own?
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Teaching Garden announces classes
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Elderberry has a lot going for it -- showy panicles of cream-colored flowers in spring and powder-blue to dark-blue berries in summer.
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Officers of the Redding Police Department responded to an apartment at 3600 Churn Creek Road in Redding regarding a family with small children living without electricity. Upon officers' arrival, they attempted to make contact with the occupants. Wanted fugitive Brandon Scott Paillon, 24 years of Redding, fled out the back o
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On August 26, 2011 at 1158 hours, Redding Police Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 1320 Old Alturas Road in Redding. The victim, Charles Zimmerman, age 35 years of Lakehead, CA reported that several subjects followed him to the residence in a red Chevrolet pickup and attacked him at the residence. The [...]
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A 19-year-old Redding man has been cleared of being involved in the June 9 beating of another Redding man in a downtown parking garage.
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The first person to guess won! "DJ" guessed it as the Tower House at 9:11 a.m. DJ has won a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and also a wall certificate he can use for bragging rights. Thank you...
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No settlement was reached today in connection with the 2009 death of a Redding man who died after he allegedly was "sucker punched" by another man inside a Bechelli Lane nightclub.
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I never had much doubt that Jim Reed, the Fall River Mills lawyer who ran a spirited but unsuccessful campaign against Rep. Wally Herger last year, would give it another go -- though I'm sure he'd hoped for a slightly...
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A Redding man who was due to stand trial next week on attempted murder charges after he allegedly beat his young son with a baseball bat was postponed Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A 30-year-old Redding parolee was arrested early this morning after leading officers on a 90 mph chase that ended with the suspect crashing his car, running off and hiding under a waterslide at Waterworks Park.
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Sen. Doug LaMalfa is among the first four state senators ponying up money for a GOP-led campaign against the new Senate map, the Bee reports. As the Bee notes, for some Republican senators, the maps are potential career-killers. LaMalfa, though,...
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OK, let me eat my shoe over earlier posts about town halls. Rep. Wally Herger will be having a public event next week at Simpson University in Redding. His office emails the details: Who: Congressman Wally Herger Moderators: Ray Roberts...
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A Redding man accused of attacking his sister with a chain saw pleaded guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court to assault with a deadly weapon in exchange for a four-year suspended sentence and probation.
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Redding police are still looking for a red Chevrolet pickup associated with a stabbing reported near the WinCo Foods store shortly before noon today.
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A former Anderson police officer who was scheduled to begin standing trial next week on kidnapping and rape charges saw the criminal case against him dismissed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Congressman Wally Herger will Conduct a Town-Hall-Style Meeting next Week in Redding. It’ll be held at Simpson College on Wednesday, August 31st. The Ninety-Minute Event begins at Six O’clock. Moderators Ray Roberts and Steve Gibson will wander about the Room with Microphones for those who wish to ask questio
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Democrat Jim Reed has Announced his intention to Challenge Wally Herger for his Seat in Congress again. Reed, who Ran against Herger in the last Election, will hold a Press Conference, to which the Public is Invited, next Thursday at 9AM on the Corner of Placer and Market Streets in Downtown Redding. Reed says his highes
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State Senator Doug LaMalfa held a Special Hearing Thursday concerning the Future of the State’s Inmate Fire Camps. He says new Guidelines would place Low-Level Prisoners in County Jails, and make them no longer available for Placement in Conservation Camps. The Inmate Crews are considered essential as Hand Crews to
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A Suspect has been Named in Connection to a Bomb Found last Week in the Corning Area. The Bomb was Wound in an open Field off of Oren Avenue just South of Neva Avenue. The Shasta County Bomb Squad was Called in to Help and They Detonated the Explosive, which Rattled the Windows of neighboring Homes. An Investigation led
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A police dog named Tarro helped Redding police and California Highway Patrol officers catch a wanted gang member this afternoon after he ran from them along Interstate 5.
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Sobriety Checkpoints are planned for this Weekend as part of the Multi-Agency “Avoid” Campaign that began last Friday and continues through Labor Day. A Checkpoint is planned for Friday from 7 to Midnight somewhere in the Unincorporated Area of Tehama County. Another Checkpoint is planned for Saturday between
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A Lightning-Sparked Fire in the Klamath National Forest is slowly Spreading. The “Onion Fire”, which is believed to have Started by Lightning earlier in the Month, was Discovered Monday. Located on the South Side of the Upper Rush Creek Drainage about 15 Miles Southeast of Cecilville, the Fire is Burning in O
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Some 1,170 marijuana plants were seized or destroyed by Trinity County drug agents in a raid last week.
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies will seek an arrest warrant for a 47-year-old Corning woman accused of having illegal blasting caps.
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What is that building at the far end of the road? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! Today is a special contest because last week's winner (MarilynR) asked if she could "pay it forward". Yessirree, we can do...
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Fire crews this morning headed to a reported vegetation fire off of Interstate 5 near the O'Brien exit south of Lakehead, but the blaze turned out to be a false alarm.
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Talking about the gold standard has become fashionable lately. In a long but readable essay (considering the subject), UC professor Barry Eichengreen makes a case for why basing our currency on gold once again would be a terrible idea. His...
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A Shasta County drunken driving taskforce's DUI arrests are down this year
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To continue the spirit of the Blue Goose Gallery, Deb Groesser and others are exploring the opportunity of transitioning it into an artist's co-op, and they need your help. If you are an artist of any medium (paint, photography, wood, glass, jewelry, sculpture, fabric, etc.), or you know an artist who you think would be a
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I have friends who are eligible for this program and from time to time they do get assistance from HEAP.  Here is the rub………….. I’ll take one family in particular. This family gets approximately $200 in assistance for the year from HEAP.  This is deposited into their utility account and will
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The shop is awesome on this one. Run your
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It's going to be sunny and hot this weekend, though relatively mild by Redding's normally sweltering late August standards. Today will top out at 98 degrees. Saturday and Sunday will see highs of 99, according to the National Weather Service. Monday will bring a high near 98. Temperatures will begin to drop to the mid 90
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A few weeks ago I picked my teenage daughter up from summer camp, and on the long drive home, I asked her if she wanted to hear all the new favorite songs I'd discovered while she was gone. It was one of the greatest road trips ever because we listened to songs and sang and [...]
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Mark Pettersen, owner of Pettersen Motorsports, contacted the Chico Police Department requesting to conduct a fund raiser for the Police K9 Unit. On Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at noon, the event will take place at Pettersen Motorsports, 2961 Highway 32, Chico. (Gasoline Alley Industrial Park.) Mark Pettersen and members of
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The students broke open their robot-making kits and soon discovered there were as many problems as there were parts.
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COTTONWOOD — The West Valley offense thrives on its ability to move the ball on the ground with its fly sweep scheme.
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The Fall River Valley Community Services District's board of directors stalled a plan to expand the district's boundaries Wednesday, voting to table a proposal to send the plan to the Local Agency Formation Commission for approval until more specifics are discussed.
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A 23-year-old Redding man pleaded guilty to attempted murder Thursday in connection with a January house fire that was set to kill his wife, the Shasta County district attorney's office said.
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The Simpson University volleyball team beat Arizona Christian 23-25, 25-19, 25-18, 25-21 at The Master's College Tournament in Santa Clarita on Thursday.
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Kent Dagg, the baritone construction industry lobbyist and community motivator, has lost his bully pulpit at the Shasta Builders' Exchange.
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The Trinity County Fair kicks off in Hayfork today, and despite a recent cut in state funding, fairgoers will still be able to enjoy many of the same offerings at the three-day event.
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The goal for the Yreka Miners every football season is to make the playoffs.
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The prep football season kicks off today with a handful of Week Zero games that includes a matchup between two of the Northern Section's premier programs as Shasta hosts Lassen.
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COTTONWOOD — Not much has changed for the West Valley football team during Greg Grandell's tenure as the Eagles head coach.
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TV station's fundraiser called obsolete
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In 1911: The Cottonwood Flour Mill, leased by Brown & Son, was rushed with work. The rollers and other machinery for the mill had arrived and were being installed. Cottonwood flour was expected to be on the market by about the middle of September. M.T. Howell was building a large warehouse for the Cottonwood Milling Co.
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Southbound Interstate 5 is closed at the Cypress Avenue exit in Redding because a big rig's trailer overturned and spilled about 30,000 pounds of wood and metal, according to the California Highway Patrol's website.
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Southbound Interstate 5 reopened at the Cypress Avenue exit in Redding early this morning after it was closed for about two hours because a lumber truck spilled its load, according to the California Highway Patrol's website.
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... I can't help but be taken aback when so-called conservatives post articles on their blogs with headlines like "Ballots or Bullets?" asking whether it's time to take up arms against "authoritarian rule of Democratic Socialism envisioned by Barack...
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Friday, August 26, at 7:30 p.m., Acid Jazz & World Music RJ will be spinning vinyl records. So come on down and listen to some chill music. Reservations suggested. Saturday, August 27, at 8 p.m., Mumblefinger Mumblefinger, that's me, was born awhile back and started playing guitar and writing songs when he was 12 or [..
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There will be a free e-waste and appliance collection event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Shasta Lake City Hall at 1650 Stanton Drive.
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I was asked to post the recipe for risotto with chard, which I served at dinner two weeks ago. After you make risotto a couple of times, it's forever in your brain and all kinds of variations will suggest themselves; you won't really need a recipe any more.The thing I did agonize over was this: classic recipes f
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It's a rare and strange alignment of the political stars, which might be a sign of an idea whose time has arrived: Rep. Wally Herger is singing in political harmony with the environmentalists at Friends of the Earth and the Naderite consumer group Public Citizen.
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Bill McPherson, Redding
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It is one of the enduring mysteries of American history — so near-providential as to give the most hardened atheist pause — that it should have produced, at every hinge point, great men who matched the moment. A roiling, revolutionary 18th-century British colony gives birth to the greatest cohort of political th
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Jane Heinan, Shasta
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In a piece about Rick Perry and the immigration debate, The Atlantic's Erica Greider offers this surprising fact from the otherwise very conservative state: [M]ost of Texas's major cities have sanctuary policies in place, and why this year's Perry-backed bill...
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In a piece about Rick Perry and the immigration debate, The Atlantic's Erica Greider offers this surprising fact from the otherwise very conservative state: [M]ost of Texas's major cities have sanctuary policies in place, and why this year's Perry-backed bill...
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A 30-year-old Redding man was sentenced to state prison today for burglarizing a Manton home.
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John Stephen Patton Bass and his young daughter Nancy arrived at Shasta in 1851. John was 30 years old and already a widower. He came here for the same reason many others did, to try his luck at gold mining.
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A group of young adults converged on the Parkville Pioneer Cemetery Saturday morning to comply with a condition of their McConnell Foundation scholarships -- give to the community.
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Another Chance Animal Welfare League and Prevent Blindness Northern California are seeking volunteers.
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Get out your boots and cowboy hats and get ready for the first Olde West Day in French Gulch on Saturday.
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I can scarcely remember the origins of the insider spat between California Assembly Speaker John Perez and fellow Democrat Anthony Portantino --- some arm-twisting over a budget vote, I believe -- but I like the way it's turning out. From...
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Interesting to see the newspaper ads and hear the radio spots calling on residents not to sign 'special interest petitions' to reverse the Shasta County supervisors Aug. 1 vote in favor of the Knighton and Churn Creek Commons shopping center....
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SACRAMENTO — The chief lobbyist for California’s prison guard union told lawmakers at a hearing Thursday at the Capitol he’s worried more dangerous inmates might be placed in fire camps under a budget plan that will transfer thousands of prisoners from state to county custody.
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The chief lobbyist for the state's prison guard union told a pair of state senators at a hearing Thursday at the state Capitol he's worried more dangerous inmates might be placed in the state's fire camps under a budget plan that will transfer thousands of prisoners from state to county custody.
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County Grand Jury reports are typically released around the end of June, as the juries turn over with the fiscal year. Up in Modoc County, however, it's pushing close to September and the local report has apparently not been released....
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Trinity County deputies said they arrested a wanted parolee in Hayfork today who removed his GPS monitoring device.
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Kent Dagg, long a powerful voice for the local construction industry, no longer heads the Shasta Builders' Exchange.
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Prior to expanding into Shasta County, PG&E was originally a San Francisco gas company. They became established in this area in 1919 upon purchase of the financially stricken Northern California Power Company, the Hat Creek water rights of the California...
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1. Open Mic Night 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at Barista’s Roasting Company, 1007 Dana Drive, Suite A, Redding. Come explore your talent. All ages. Call 221-7070.
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Photographer Michael Kuker has lived in Redding for more than 30 years and has been shooting its landmarks and neighborhoods 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. He shares the uniqu
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Chefs famously toil over hot stoves. Redding chefs Roque and Tiferet Carbajal often work over a hot grill outdoors in Northern California summers when the mercury hits 103-plus.
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An Arrest has been made in an Anderson Homicide Committed on August 13th. 31-year-old Sue Eian Saeturn was found Dead at the Corner of Howard and Silver Streets by Officers Responding to a Report of a Street Fight. Saeturn had been Killed by a Stab Wound to the Chest after leaving a Birthday Party at the Anderson City Ha
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A Shingletown Man Arrested last Year has been Convicted and Sentenced in a Child Pornography Case. On October 3rd, 29-year-old Abram Walsh was Pulled over at Junction School in Palo Cedro and Arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Methamphetamine. Drugs and Child Porn found in his Car prompted Officers to Obtain a S
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It’s been a while since your correspondent had visited Maritime Seafood and Grill in a professional capacity. Yet a recent visit, inclusive of a good happy hour, good menu and live music, warranted an On the Town follow-up.
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An Old Station Couple Wanted in Oregon has been taken into Custody in Burney. Just before 2:30 Tuesday Afternoon, an Oak Street Resident called Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies to Report a Suspicious Person. She said a Man had come to her Residence acting strangely, and when a Deputy drove by He ran away. She provi
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Drunk Driving Arrests in this Year’s Multi-Agency “Avoid” Campaign are still well below last Year’s Numbers, but they may be catching up. The End-of-Summer Campaign began last Friday and continues through Labor Day. As of Six O’clock Thursday Morning, 23 people have been Arrested for D-U-I i
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A 23-year-old Redding man pleaded guilty to attempted murder today in connection with a January house fire he allegedly set in order to kill his wife, the Shasta County District Attorney's Office announced this morning.
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Lightning Strikes Sparked numerous small Fires Wednesday Morning in the Klamath National Forest. Also, a Fire believed to have Started by Lightning earlier in the Month was Discovered Monday. The “Onion Fire” has now grown to about 7 Acres. Firefighters are Scrambling to Douse that Blaze and the many smaller
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An Uptick of Criminal Behavior has resulted in the temporary Closure of the Skateboarding Park in the City of Shasta Lake. On Tuesday, Public Works Personnel arrived at Claire Engel Park to unlock the Gate to the Skate Facility for the Day, and discovered Extensive Vandalism and Graffiti. According to the Sheriff’s
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On Friday night, inspired photographers from around the world will discover who amongst them captures top honors in the third annual Images from a Glass Eye international juried photography contest.
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This Science Daily report warms my heart: ScienceDaily (Aug. 15, 2011) -- There might be a time when instead of just drinking that morning cup of coffee you lather it on your skin as a way of preventing harmful sun...
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We Drink RAW MILK! Americans’ right to access fresh, healthy foods of their choice is under attack. Farmageddon tells the story of small, family farms that were providing safe, healthy foods to their communities and were forced to stop, sometimes through violent action, by agents of misguided governmen
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If you're a short sale agent, you should read this piece of info by the folks at HREU. I personally I'm glad to hear that BofA is going to introduce a more agressive "cash-for-keys" program, perhaps offering $10k, $20k or $30k to the homeowner in exchange might be more appealing than $3,000.  Via
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Remember the fuss a decade or so ago about Redding's investment in decorative manhole covers? It caused endless bellyaching and chortling for a year or so. But Redding's got nothing on these Japanese cities. Many of course have traditional Japanese...
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A Tehama man was arrested last night on suspicion of stealing a laptop that belongs to the neighbor of a woman he knows.
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I have no particular beef with converting forests to vineyards in Sonoma County or anywhere else, but this L.A. Times report on a controversial 2,000-acre project on the Sonoma coast includes a real gem: Codorniu, based in Spain and one...
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The public is invited to submit their favorite “snapshot” for an end of summer exhibition at the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area’s Visitor Center. The Friends of Whiskeytown, in cooperation with the National Park Service, is asking the public to submit amateur to professional photographs of “park-people-scapes
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Newborns are such a precious gift. They are so soft and cuddly and they are my personal favorite subjects to photograph. Newborns can be tricky to photograph, but with patience and a peaceful setting, we can create some amazing images. Here is one of our newest babies.
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Earlier this week I wrote that as far as I know, Rep. Herger wasn't having any public "town hall"-type events in August. Well, here's a healthy reminder that I don't know everything. The Red Bluff Daily News reports: The public...
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Law enforcement agencies in Shasta and Tehama counties have arrested fewer people for driving under the influence this August than in the same time period last year, a spokesman for the counties' AVOID campaigns announced this morning.
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The high temperature for the next several days in the Redding area should be 97 degrees. Sunshine is predicted for the rest of the week as well. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict daily highs of 97 degrees until Tuesday, when the expected high is 96 degrees. Tonight's low should drop down t
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ASHLAND, Ore. – In all the scrambling done this summer by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival when a beam cracked in its largest indoor venue, one of the productions unaffected was a darkly intimate portrayal of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.” The 400-year-old classic is staged inside the New Theatre, a versatile setup t
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The California Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Advanced Hunter Education Program is offering a waterfowl hunting clinic on Oct. 29 in northern California. The clinic will be held at the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Complex from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This clinic is for hunters of all skill levels. Two experienced instruc
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The Artists of River Town announces a call for art entries, due by Sept. 19, 2011, for its 3rd Annual Oroville Juried Art Show. The show's theme is “Clues & Evidence.” Contributors, think of CSI or Perry Mason, where clues and evidence are found in all sorts of places. The show will run Oct. 1 [...]
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After a very through and diligent search, the board and staff of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the new Chief Executive Officer is Kathy Johnson. “I am very pleased to be able to serve in this key leadership role," she said. "My hope is that, together, we can build on [...]
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On 8/23/2011 at 1722 hrs, an off-duty Chico Police officer was in the Target store parking lot on E. 20th Street. He saw a subject known to him from prior arrests behaving suspiciously in the parking lot. He saw the subject, later identified as Jacob Tracy, get into a black Honda Civic and begin to [...]
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On their own, a few business-world buzzwords won't do anything much to repair California's chronically troubled state budget.
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America's presumably anti-tax party wants to raise your taxes. Come January, the Republicans plan to raise the taxes of anyone who earns $50,000 a year by $1,000, and anyone who makes $100,000 by $2,000.
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I don't believe that the super-committee put together by Congress to deal with spending cuts will be able to make a decision regarding them. As a result, the automatic cuts will take effect, causing catastrophic consequences for many Americans, especially the poor and marginally middle class.
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With regard to the Cypress Avenue Bridge claims by Kiewit Pacific Company, it is recognized that Kiewit was restricted from operations in the Sacramento River because of fish migrations as specified by the California Department of Fish and Game.
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While reading a recent article on redistricting, something in the process caught my eye. Apparently, the redistricting panel worked "to preserve the influence of black voters" in the Los Angeles area. Why? Did they make similar efforts to "preserve" the influence of voters of other races and ethnicities?
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I recently watched the Iowa GOP presidential debate. Tim Pawlenty threw out a challenge to the public. He challenged anyone to find Barack Obama's plan on Social Security reform, Medicare reform, and Medicaid reform. If anyone found a plan, then Gov. Pawlenty would come over and mow that person's lawn or cook dinner
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The city of Redding will celebrate the homecoming of Redding native and World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe with a rally on Sept. 10.
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A 6-foot-1, 240-pound running back in prep football would stand out anywhere — especially in the mountain town of Weaverville.
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The family and close friends of a Redding man who died in 2009 after he allegedly was "sucker punched" by another man inside a Bechelli Lane nightclub are mounting a campaign to block a possible plea bargain for the 32-year-old man who threw the fatal blow.
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The goals for the Trinity High School football team are simple this year: Win the Sacramento Valley League title and then the Northern Section Division III crown.
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Anderson police identified a suspect Wednesday in the Aug. 13 fatal stabbing of a 31-year-old Oakland man.
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The Shasta Senior Nutrition food bank program, which is often looking for donations of food, has received a different sort of donation to help in its effort to feed the poor.
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Sales of homes in Shasta County that were in some stage of foreclosure reached their highest level ever in the second quarter of this year, an online database reported today.
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Fire officials warn of scammers
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As we approach the 10 year anniversary of the horrific attack on America, it is important that we also remember how our great Nation came together in the days, weeks, and months afterward. This moment of remembrance is to show that we will never forget the 343 firefighters, 72 police officers, and almost 3,000
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In 1911: John H. Buick and Wyatt Jones had a narrow escape when Buick's automobile, an early model Auburn, overturned off the Churn Creek bridge on the Redding-Millville Road. Jones was a smoke expert and had been making tests bearing on the smelter question. While running at a moderate speed, the car's steering gea
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With an Israeli flag in his shirt pocket, Richard Haak, 72, of Happy Valley, watched Glenn Beck's video broadcast Wednesday morning at Shasta Bible College in Redding.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County supervisors this week approved the $1.2 million sale of county land to the state for construction of a new courthouse.
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Matthew Cooper, 24, hoses off the roof and back porch of the residence of his apartment managers, Don and Carole Clovis, at the Apple Tree Apartments off Churn Creek Road in south Redding.
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A Redding man accused of shooting at his wife with a .22-caliber rifle after she wouldn't cook him dinner may be spending the next four years in prison.
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office announced a $2,500 reward Wednesday for information on Monday's home invasion robbery in Dunsmuir.
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The Cascade Union School District in Anderson is going back to an interim superintendent.
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The 3-acre Young Family Ranch just beyond Main Street in Weaverville has a long history and a lot of energy. It's an old farm turned into a community treasure.
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Anderson police this evening identified a suspect in the Aug. 13 fatal stabbing of a 31-year-old Oakland man.
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This is from Bon Appetit via Epicurious. I made it pretty much the way it was written and then tweaked the seasoning as it got close to serving time. Cold soups needs more seasoning than hot soups because flavors become dulled when chilled.This is quite healthy and low-fat, especially if you use low- or non-fat
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Beacon Appliance has expanded.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- blood.
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Have we let the embers of the California break-up cool? Well then it's time to blow on them a bit. Thanks to the (Palo Cedro-reared) editors of the excellent magazine California Northern, I see this argument from Stanford professor Paul...
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Today, Aug. 24 2011, city employees from the City of Shasta Lake Public Works Department arrived at Claire Engle Park to unlock the skateboard park gates for the day’s use. Upon entering, they found considerable vandalism and graffiti. Public Works has invested countless hours repairing vandalized property and painting ov
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Today I'm going to shine a little light on the shopping situation of the she wolf. Psychologist and author Dr. John Gray, in his latest book, "Venus on Fire, Mars on Ice," teaches us that women have a certain stress hormone, oxytocin, that gets depleted by all the tasks of daily living: being in a hurry, managing multiple t
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As children grow up and leave the nest, they often spread out to different cities and even states. Career opportunities, a desire to live in a different environment such as a big city, or the location of spouse's family are just some of the reasons folks move away from their hometown.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, diseases that used to kill tens of thousands of people each year, including diphtheria, polio and smallpox, killed no one in the United States last year. Death from hepatitis A, flu, measles, mumps, whooping cough, tetanus and others has dropped by more than 90 percent since th
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A 29-year-old Shingletown man was sentenced to more than three years in state prison today for possessing child pornography and drugs.
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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. The east and west coast of the U.S. will have dramatically different weather this weekend. The east coast will deal with Hurricane Irene, which could track northward right along the coast. Meanwhil
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A national magazine is readying a story on the marijuana business (legal and not) in and around Redding. Hear a national newspaper is as well. I'll talk to the author of the magazine piece on the radio Friday morning. KCNR1460,...
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office announced today the skateboard park at Clair Engle Park in Shasta Lake will be closed until Monday because of recent vandalism.
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office announced $2,500 reward today for information on Monday’s home invasion robbery in Dunsmuir.
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First of all, I don't have a clue who the seller is. But I know where the property is. It is sort of 'way out there'. In fact, it's way up Dog Creek Road very close to the Trinity County...
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A fire just north of Churn Creek Road in south Redding this afternoon came close to burning the manager's house at the Apple Tree Apartments.
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A police officer arrested for drunk driving last week was reportedly driving a Redding Police patrol car at the time. In the early morning hours of last Wednesday, the C-H-P was called to take over an investigation, leading to the arrest of 44-year-old Officer Matthew Zalesny for driving under the influence of alcohol.
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Rachel Limon is Claiming Insanity. The Cottonwood Woman is Accused of Beating nearly to Death a 7-year-old Boy. The Victim was discovered in December of 2009 at a Home on Rhonda Road, suffering from a number of life-threatening Injuries. Limon’s Defense Tuesday changed her Plea to “Not Guilty by Reason of Ins
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Cal-Fire Responded to Two Vegetation fires Tuesday Afternoon within a few Miles of Shingletown. One of the Blazes broke out near a recent 70-Acre Fire off of Dersch Road, where it crosses Bear Creek near Leopard Lane. That Fire was contained at Two Acres. Another Fire was to the East of Shingletown in the Lake McCumber A
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A Siskiyou County Jury has returned a set of Verdicts finding a 25-year-old Hornbrook Man Guilty of Kidnapping a Three-year-old Yreka Girl, Molesting her, and leaving her for dead, according to a Yreka Newspaper’s Website. The Siskiyou Daily reports that Kody Kaplon was Convicted Monday Morning on Nine Charges, plu
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Arrests are way down in this year’s “Avoid The Six” Drunk Driving Campaign that began Friday and continues through Labor Day. As of Six O’clock Wednesday Morning, Nineteen People have been Arrested for D-U-I in Shasta County, compared to 31 last year. Sobriety Checkpoint are planned, including one
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The Red Cross in Shasta County has launched a new Fundraising Effort. With a focus on House Fires, the new Campaign is called “Fire Hurts…Red Cross Helps”, and right now, the Red Cross is hurting for Cash. Every Dollar raised in Shasta County remains in Shasta County. Redding Fire Chief Kevin Kreitman s
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As the city of Colusa weighs changing residency requirements for its Planning Commission, our very own assemblyman (who also represents Colusa) is setting the tone, the Sun-Herald reports: Officials say, however, the language may be outdated as residency today is...
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It’s not polite to gloat. But those of you easterners who claim to fear earthquakes have less reason to feel secure today. Then too, this brief video displays yet another anxiety raising natural hazard factor that we don’t have to worry about in Redding. Fascinating and scary all at once. Hello Irene!
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A former bookkeeper pleaded guilty today to embezzling $14,000 from a small, private water company in Anderson.
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From the Shasta Courier newspaper of Sept. 3, 1864: "The bridge across Clear Creek at Tower House has recently been much improved with substantial siding and a good shingle roof." Hint to NPS: If that covered bridge was standing across...
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Redding fire officials say scammers are telling people to send money for a carbon monoxide detector to avoid a fine imposed by a recent senate bill.
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If you tilt your head slightly to the left, this image looks fine actually. Despite the photographic evidence to the contrary, we have every reason to believe this home is o
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That’s all. Just pause to look up. From a few minutes ago.
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Walking out to the garden about 6:30 this morning I was treated to a beautiful morning sky. I quickly went back into the house to grab the camera and took these photos:
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While the high temperature is still expected to be 94 degrees, skies may be less sunny today in the Redding area. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict mostly sunny skies, and the low tonight should drop down to 66 degrees. For the rest of the week, temperatures should hover near the triple-digi
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Have you ever had that feeling that you are exactly where you are supposed to be for that moment? I feel like that about our new home. Sure, the house is old and funky (I love funky) and there is a lot of work that needs to be done, but daily the house surprises us [...]
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Love to shop? Like a bargain? Want to help animals? You can do it all by participating in Macy’s 6th Annual “Shop for a Cause.” Get down to Another Chance Animal Welfare League Adoption Center & Thrift Store, located at 9384 D Deschutes Road in Palo Cedro, and purchase an All-Day Shopping Pass valid at [...]
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Shingletown Medical Center will host the 6th Annual Harvest Wine & Brew Fest at the beautiful UpCountry Gardens in Shingletown on Saturday, August 27th, from 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. This fundraiser will help raise money for their 2011 Annual Fund Campaign. Rick Sweringen, the hilarious Steve Martin impersonator, will be th
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The good news for thousands of rural north state homeowners: The California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection's rules putting a new state fire fee into effect stand to dramatically lower the cost — from $150 per home each year to an estimated average of just $30.
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Albert Einstein, a genius who altered our understanding of the universe, could be as harsh on new ideas as Pope Urban VIII in cracking down on Galileo and simultaneously protecting establishment science.
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When looking at labels on foods, beverages and supplements, what does "natural" mean? And are "natural" foods healthy? Sadly, there are no guidelines to define what can be classified as "natural." Basically, it means nothing, so buyer beware.
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I have been reading the letters to the editor recently with some interest. The Aug. 14 letter from Robert Grosch was especially on point. Too much uninformed opinion is being offered as fact. Many of these letters have to do with the state of our nation. People seem to be dissatisfied without knowing why. Seeking answers wi
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John P. Schafer, Shasta Lake
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The Bulldogs football program has experienced plenty of success in recent years.
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In Clint McClurg's eyes, his Raiders prep football program is gradually improving.
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ASHLAND, Ore. — In its first women's soccer match of the season, the Simpson University Red Hawks lost 3-0 to Southern Oregon University on Tuesday.
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Heading into the 2011 high school football season, here's a look at the Northern Section by the numbers:
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After 36 years of looking over his shoulder, William Walter Asher III, now 66 years old, is finally back where he belongs—in prison. FBI agents and task force officers assigned to the Sacramento FBI Safe Streets Violent Crime Task Force arrested him without incident on Friday morning at his residence in Salida, California
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In 1911: The team belonging to G.C. Frisbie, the expressman, caused considerable excitement when they ran away and smashed the harness and damaged the wagon. The team was standing at the Southern Pacific warehouse. One of the horses, attempting to kick a horse attached to a McCormick-Saeltzer wagon, jumped astraddle of the
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The parent company of Jones Valley Resort on Lake Shasta has filed for bankruptcy in an attempt to reorganize its debt.
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The trial for a Cottonwood-area woman accused of attempted murder for allegedly beating a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in December 2009 was temporarily derailed Tuesday when she pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
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Redding and Shasta Lake together have captured $375,000 in federal recovery aid from the 2008 wildfires even though flames never seriously threatened either place.
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On 8/22/11 at 2143 hours (9:43 p.m.), Medford Police Officers responded to a reported gunshot victim in front of the Woodland Heights Market at Columbus and Prune, Medford. Arriving officers found the victim, Joshua Lee Sandusky, 33 y.o.a. of Medford, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a l
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is finalizing the Environmental Assessment that will guide the future management of wireless communication facilities by non-National Park Service entities on the summit of Shasta Bally. After several meetings with Redding Rancheria tribal leaders and the National Park Service (NPS) rega
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It's already the end of August, but there’s plenty of summer left in the North State. And nothing says “summer” like beer! Cool, frosty microbrews, to be exact. So, get outta town this weekend and hang out with folks who take beer seriously at the Hops in Humboldt Microbrew Festival. Try unlimited samples of hand-craf
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Roseburg Forest Products will celebrate its 75th anniversary Friday as well as its new biomass cogeneration plant coming online.
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As summer heads into its final month, thoughts turn to those final summer barbecues. And what grill fest is complete without a cold brew?
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That is the general tone of comments in response to the story about a pending bill in the Legislature that would ban local ordinances regulating circumcision. Really? Statewide circumcision rules are a top priority? Truly, our Legislature takes up all...
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What's Your Story? Every senior has a story to tell and it's our job as photographers to help you portray who you are during your senior year of high school! This awesome Enterprise High Senior is a dancer and wanted something a little fun and sassy. We still have another session to photograph with her, but here's a little
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The fairly recent news of the Dodgers Bankruptcy is an important story for those fearing bankruptcy to consider. People facing financial difficulties often feel like they are the only ones having money troubles and are reluctant to file for bankruptcy because they are afraid the public will consider them irresponsible. B
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A Redding police officer was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in a city vehicle, Police Chief Peter Hansen confirmed today.
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(Continued from this City of Redding press release...) SAN FRANCISCO -- As part of its continuous surveillance effort, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the rating on Redding Redevelopment Agency, CA's bonds: --$27.5 million outstanding Canby-Hilltop-Cypress (CHC) Redevelopment Project tax allocation bonds (TABs) series 2003A at '
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Worldwide agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed its ratings for Redding Redevelopment Agency (RRA) tax allocation bonds in three project areas: Canby-Hilltop-Cypress, SHASTEC, and Market Street. Despite recent state legislation to eliminate or extract payments from redevelopment agencies, Fitch did not find it to be a material
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(Continued from this City of Redding press release...) SAN FRANCISCO -- As part of its continuous surveillance effort, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the rating on Redding Redevelopment Agency, CA's bonds: --$14 million outstanding SHASTEC Redevelopment Project tax allocation bonds series 2006 at 'A-'. The Rating Outlook is Sta
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(Continued from this City of Redding press release…) SAN FRANCISCO -- As part of its continuous surveillance effort, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the rating on Redding Redevelopment Agency, CA's bonds: --$3.9 million outstanding Market Street Redevelopment Project tax allocation bonds series 2003 at 'A-'. The Rating Outlook
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Bell's Bridge was once located directly across Clear Creek from WinRiver Casino. About all that's left are a few big trees alongside Hwy. 273. The sketch was drawn by Mabel Moores Frisbie and shows the house/hotel. The following is from...
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Not in California any more, according to an ugly study new business formations. From the LA Times: Between 2001 and 2009, California ranked either first or second in the nation for creation of net new business establishments. No longer. In...
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At least two people are being taken to an area hospital after a two-vehicle wreck on Placer Road at Boston Avenue in west Redding.
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Friday services have been set for a 7-year-old Shasta Lake girl who died Saturday evening after an unoccupied pickup rolled over her.
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Shasta County fire crews were fighting a 1-acre grass fire this afternoon off Hyrax Road near Millville.
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A Domestic Violence Suspect was Arrested following a Pursuit in Yreka Friday Night. The Victim, who had visible facial injuries, told Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies that her Boyfriend, 38-year-old William Jack Stults, had Assaulted her and would not allow her to leave the Fairlane Road Residence. She said the S
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A Man was Arrested in the Yreka Area Friday Night for offering Marijuana to Children. Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies were called at around 7PM to a report of a fight at the Cove Mobile Villa. When they arrived, there was no fight because 40-year-old Michael Nicholson had fled the Scene on Foot. He had been in a
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A Fire burned just over One Acre in the Hayfork Area Monday Afternoon. The Blaze also caused about Five Thousand Dollars Damage to a small Hunting Shack. The Fire, which was located in the Area of Morgan Hill Road, broke out at around 4:30. The cause is still under Investigation.
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A Siskiyou County Jury has returned a set of Verdicts finding a 25-year-old Hornbrook Man Guilty of Kidnapping a Three-year-old Yreka Girl, Molesting her, and leaving her for dead, according to a Yreka Newspaper’s Website. The Siskiyou Daily reports that Kody Kaplon was Convicted Monday Morning on Nine Charges, plu
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The trial for a Cottonwood-area woman accused of attempted murder for allegedly beating a 7-year-old boy near to death in December 2009 was temporarily derailed today when she pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES KLAMATH RIVER, Klamath Glen — Fishing on the lower end of the Klamath River continued to be very good, and anglers are catching easy limits, although most of the fish are smaller adults and jacks. Virtually every fishable spot downstream of Blue C
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Interesting bit of political trivia from Politico: Nearly 60 percent of House lawmakers are not holding free, open-to-the-public town halls during the August break, according to a survey released Monday from the nonpartisan group No Labels. Best as I can...
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Mr John Freeman of Dunsmuir Age 56 Date of Death: 8/20/2011 Place of Death: Residence Cause of Death: Natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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For the second day in a row, grenades were found in rural Glenn County
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I have always thought these boats were cool. I’m glad to see an ingenious local business like this one put Redding on the map. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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I have always thought these boats were cool. I’m glad to see an ingenious local business like this one put Redding on the map. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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YREKA — A 25-year-old Siskiyou County man has been convicted of attempted murder, kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 3-year-old Yreka girl after he abducted from her West Miner Street home in 2009 and then buried her alive.
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A Shasta County multi-agency drunken driving task force arrested three more people Monday night, bumping the total to 15 arrests so far for the Avoid the Six Shasta County DUI Labor Day crackdown.
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The Record Searchlight had a great article today about local people investing in foreclosures. Where would you go to see local foreclosure homes for sale listed all in one p
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A head-on collision was reported this morning at Airport Road and Meadow View Drive in Redding.
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I don’t know what kind of black magic this lady is using but this is mind bending.
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I don’t know what kind of black magic this lady is using but this is mind bending.
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Redding will be sunny and hot today. The National Weather Service says to expect sunny skies with a high near 98 degrees today. Expect slightly cooler temperatures throughout the weekend. The weather service says high temperatures should hover around 96 or 97 degrees through Sunday.
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The fall fashion trends from London and Milan are actually rather friendly for our North State weather and fashion sensibility. Even Yanks such as Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, and Vera Wang are showing oversized parkas and fake furs, 1960s-inspired clothing, and women’s tuxes. That means Target and Macy's will be showing t
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For the third year, the Shasta Library Foundation is partnering with locally-owned hamburger businesses to buy books for the Shasta Public Libraries in Redding, Anderson and Burney. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday (August 27), a portion of the proceeds from the sale of hamburgers at the following local merchants will go
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What: Images From A Glass Eye Photography Show When: Friday, August 26 through Friday, October 28 Where: The Big Picture, 857 Washington St., Red Bluff The 2011 Images From A Glass Eye International Juried Photography Show, sponsored by the Tehama County Photo Club, will announce the $1,000 Best of Show winner at the show's
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Shasta County supervisors this morning will consider the county redistricting committee’s latest supervisorial district map, which would move more than 6,100 people to a new district.
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Shasta County supervisors this morning will consider the county redistricting committee's latest supervisorial district map, which would move more than 6,100 people to a new district.
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RED BLUFF — Red Bluff football coach John Miller found out the hard way what being a first-year head coach entails in the Northern Section.
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Spartans going to new offense in '11
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Military veterans enjoy Shasta County residents' respect and admiration, but those sentiments won't be enough to open the Knighton Road veterans home. That will take cash.
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No presidential candidate is hotter among California Republican activists today than Rick Perry, the Texas governor. Their infatuation with the jut-jawed, 27-year professional politician has extended to their pocketbooks for years, as Californians have donated more than $500,000 to his campaigns since 2002.
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Faylon Brunemieir, Redding
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Rudy Anberg, Redding
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The preseason is a time to look at the upcoming schedule and gauge how the season might play out.
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While people expect the Eastern Athletic League North league to be difficult from top to bottom, the EAL South is the opposite.
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Foothill High School graduate Jason Stevenson signed a minor-league contract with the San Francisco Giants Triple-A affiliate Fresno Grizzlies on Sunday and picked up his first win with the ball club against the Las Vegas 51s on Monday.
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Authorities expect it could be next week before the Shasta County district attorney's office releases results of an investigation into whether officers were justified in shooting a 41-year-old felon in south Redding on Aug. 4.
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Plans to open a Goodwill retail store in a portion of the former Gottschalks building on Hilltop Drive go before the city of Redding on Wednesday.
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Bus No. 32 was 5 minutes late getting to Mountain View Middle School on Monday.
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Drumm's Antiques Auction Gallery will host an auction of historical estate items at 11 a.m. on Sunday at 3140 Cascade Boulevard in Shasta Lake.
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In 1911: People living in southwestern Redding were alarmed when a volley of what sounded like pistol shots was heard. The noise was actually the striking of stones against cars of a work train on the icehouse spur track in which there was a large number of Chinese. Several people of Redding took this means of showing their
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Taxpayers group plans to file suit against state plan
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A Redding tea party group will be featured Wednesday on conservative commentator Glenn Beck's Web-based program.
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Profits seen in affordable existing houses
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Wayne White says new home construction doesn't pencil out in today's depressed real estate market.
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WE Multimedia Theatre Group Presents open auditions for the Broadway hit "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" on September 6, 2011 at McLaughlin Theatre, 1805 Sequoia Street, Redding. There will be parts for six actors: four male and two female, ages 18+. Produced by Wade Riggs. Directed by Amanda Brandt. Choreographer Kristi
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With what looks like a drug-trade-related theme. The author himself, a former Shasta College instructor, e-mails this You Tube promo along with this: Hi Marc: It's been awhile, hope all is well with you... My new book's out at...
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Celebrations tend to be more for the celebrators than for the one who's being celebrated.
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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While missionaries and money are sent to far-flung developing countries, one local group is more concerned with the hungry people living in the north state.
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Of course, it hasn't been in effect for nearly a quarter-century, but Politico reports the FCC has made it official: The FCC gave the coup de grace to the fairness doctrine Monday as the commission axed more than 80 media...
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The $150-per-year fire fee that the Legislature voted to impose earlier this year might not be quite as onerous on rural residents, the Bee reports: Under the emergency regulation passed by the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, the...
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Cherry McCabe speaks on the U.S. Constitution; The philosophy in action and its origins.
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Bill Law, Cottonwood
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The Shasta Lake girl who died after she was reportedly run over by an unoccupied vehicle Saturday night was 7-year-old Hanna Heinsohn, a spokeswoman with the Shasta County Coroner's Office said.
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Crews contained to less than one-acre this afternoon a grass and brush fire at Morgan Hill Road near Oak Avenue in Hayfork.
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Foothill High School graduate Jason Stevenson signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants organization and will pitch tonight for the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies against the Las Vegas 51s at 7:05 p.m.
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  Senior Portraits are rocking right now. With a full schedule at school and activites, all high school seniors are scrambling to find appointments to fit their busy schedules...they later you wait the harder it will be to find that perfect time! Call today to book your portraits! 223.5456
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On Sunday, 08/21/2011, at 0351 hours (3:51 a.m.) Medford Police Officers responded to a reported fight at 430 S. Columbus Avenue involving 15-20 subjects with weapons. The weapons reported to having been used were knives, bats, and clubs. Arriving officers found several subjects fleeing the area. Witnesses stated that they
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On Saturday, 08/20/2011, at approximately 0809 hours (8:09 a.m.), deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a subject who was hit by a train in the area of Lake Boulevard and Irish Road in Redding. Upon arrival on scene, the subject was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. The decedent
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Voices of Faith — Aug. 27, 2011
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The restaurant inside the Igo Inn at Igo has reopened as well as the restaurant inside Pine Street School. Both buildings are old and historic. The Igo Inn was built way back in 1878 by the International Order of...
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I received a call at work stating “I can’t come in today, I am going to have a procedure tomorrow, and I have to think about my kids and my own life.” Knowing that this young woman telephoned me a
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Five guns, a camera and a laptop computer were taken from a Gerber home over the weekend.
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On Sunday, 8-21-2011, at approximately 1945 hours (7:45 p.m.), the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office in the City of Shasta Lake received a call of a vehicle accident on Oliver Street. Upon arrival it was discovered that it was a solo vehicle accident involving an eight year old female. During the initial investigation, evide
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Redding Police are seeking a Man Accused of ramming a Patrol Car during a Pursuit. At 2:31AM Saturday, an Officer in the area of Eastside Road and Girvan Road spotted a 1990 Honda Accord that had been reported Stolen. It was originally White, but had been Spray-Painted Black. The Officer attempted a Traffic Stop, but the
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An 80-year-old Red Bluff Woman suffered Major Injuries after being knocked off the Freeway by another Driver, according to the C-H-P. At about 4:30 Sunday Afternoon, Ethel Clay was driving a 2007 Buick Southbound on Interstate 5 just North of Jelly’s Ferry Road when she was approached from behind by a 2000 Acura dr
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Drunk Driving Arrests are way down in this Year’s “Avoid The Six” Campaign that began Friday and continues through Labor Day. As of Six O’clock Monday Morning, Twelve People have been arrested for D-U-I in Shasta County, compared to 21 during the same 3-Day Period last Year. Two Arrests were made
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A Man was Beaten Unconscious by unknown Assailants Sunday Night in Redding. 48-year-old David Kivenas told Redding Police just before 7 O’clock that he was asleep in a Wooded Area near Wyndham Lane between South Market Street and the Railroad Tracks when he was awakened. Two Attackers with Large Sticks struck Kiven
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The Death of a little Girl in the City of Shasta Lake is under Investigation by the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. There were apparently no Witnesses Saturday Evening at 7:45 when a Vehicle rolled down a Driveway on Oliver Street near Oak Avenue and ran over an Eight-Year-Old Girl. She did not survive her injuries
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A Man killed by a Train Saturday Morning has been identified by the Shasta County Coroners Office. 56-year-old Lancelot Jameson Jackson of Redding was declared dead by Medical Personnel who were called just after 8AM Saturday to an area East of Lake Boulevard near Irish Road Northwest of Redding. The circumstances of how
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One widely predicted potential side effect of a warmer climate is greater winter and spring floods, as storms bring mountain rain instead of snow -- and thus heavier runoff. Of course, we have one of the world's biggest flood-control dams...
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Attention Redding Ca Home Owners? Are you getting rid of your old refrigerator? Consider recyling it and get paid for it! Oh and PG&E will pick it up too. Read the requirements (below) before participating in this rebate program. The next pick-up schedule is on Saturday, 9/17/11. You must complet
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That's what (Democrat-leaning, if I'm not mistaken) redistricting consultants Redistricting Partners says in this list of questions about the fallout from the newly final congressional maps: What will Dan Lungren do? Will Dan Lungren stay and face Ami Bera and...
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Longtime readers will recall this one as a prior FDotD, once or twice. Looks like it’s been mostly for sale since 2008, although it had not yet been foreclosed at that point. $849K sounded (sort-of) possible back then for a new 5,4
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The tomatoes are growing so well. Six containers worth of delicious tomatoes. Better yet some are staggered so they won’t all pop at once. I’m guessing that the temperature difference between here and Sebastopol is keeping the purple colors at bay. We shall see though. We have many more to ripen in the future. 
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STREET LEGAL RACE Saturday August 27 at 6 pm Back to School race!! – High Schoolers with proper cards pay no tech card fee to race. Trophies awarded to the fastest entry from each High School! Everyone else is invited to race: Drag cars, street legal, bikes/snowmobiles, trucks. NOTE: Here
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office identified a man killed Saturday by a train as 56-year-old Lancelot Jameson Jackson of Redding.
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Very cool optical illusions I am still not quite sure how this even works.
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Very cool optical illusions I am still not quite sure how this even works.
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A small brush fire started in Glenn County on Sunday after a bomb squad blew up what was believed to be a live hand grenade
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The pilot lost control of his plane after stalling to perform a stunt.
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The pilot lost control of his plane after stalling to perform a stunt.
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When will these Raiders fans calm down. These Raiders fans can’t keep taking their aggression out this way just because their team truly sucks.
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When will these Raiders fans calm down. These Raiders fans can’t keep taking their aggression out this way just because their team truly sucks.
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A Shasta County drunken-driving taskforce netted at least 18 arrests over the weekend.
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An 80-year-old Red Bluff woman suffered major injuries Sunday afternoon after her Buick was hit by a drunken driver who ran off after the wreck, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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It's going to be hot in Redding this week, but don't expect triple-digit temperatures. The National Weather Service says to expect clear skies and highs in Redding near 95 degrees today. The rest of the week should bring more of the same with Tuesday topping out at 98 degrees, the likeliest hottest day of the week. Expe
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Amanda Dehnert’s Ashland production – by far the most powerful and original “Julius Caesar” I’ve seen – is like a jolt of black coffee: dark, strong, bitter, pungent. A nerve-jangling wake-up call; a bleak play for bleak times. To set the somber tone and transition us out of the shiny Ashland summer, the theater
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Nine-year-old Iliana Phillips of Redding said she was "just walking around outside" when she spotted the bug she had to capture. "I was like, ‘Dad, let me have your camera for at least 10 seconds!'" And just like that, a contest-winning photo was taken. Iliana’s dragonfly photo appears in the August 2011 issue of Ranger
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The Redding Police Department's Traffic Unit would like to remind you that school is back in session. School buses will be back on the road transporting our children to school, and our children will be walking to school. Remember to watch for school buses that are stopped to pick up or drop off our children. [...]
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If you head to French Gulch this Saturday, Aug. 27, don't be surprised if a few flirty saloon girls wave to you from a balcony, Annie Oakley shows you her shooting skills and bandits hijack a stagecoach at high noon. It's all part of French Gulch Old West Day, said Lou White, who is organizing [...]
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Landlord and former Redding City Council candidate Jim McDilda has sought bankruptcy protection from his creditors.
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Americans may be worrying about layoffs and a second recession, but it's made them only moderately less openhanded in back-to-school spending, which has quietly assumed the status of a major economic barometer and event.
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"How to Increase the Tax Base," by Shasta County Board of Supervisors and Redding City Council.
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fter reading Mr. Grosch's letter regarding the payment of Social Security, I needed to correct his thinking. Social Security checks go out to people who have not paid into it all of the time.
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When visiting Great Basin National Park in Nevada this summer, my wife and I were inspired to see many young men and women hard at work getting Park trails ready for visitors. They were shoveling, picking, clearing deadfall, diverting water, all so visitors, many from foreign countries, could use and enjoy this special plac
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Hank Mostovoy, Redding
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The Eastern Athletic League North turned out to be every bit as tough as some had imagined last year.
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Vehicle rolls down driveway, kills girl
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Enterprise High School's football players believe they have something to prove this year.
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While federal officials continue to push plans to abolish Kilarc Reservoir east of Redding, supporters gathered Sunday to celebrate the fishing spot.
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1911: Eli Addington, who had a lease on the Millville Hotel at the time of the recent fire, has bought the lot and will rebuild soon. The new hotel will not be as large as the old, though it will have accommodations for more guests.
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One of Jim McDilda's tenants is pursuing criminal assault charges against his landlord.
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Triston Vaillette (left),8, and his sister, Brailynn Vaillette, 5, both of Red Bluff, get autographs from the Red Bluff Little League All-Stars during a congratulations rally for the team Sunday at the Tehama District Fair grounds. The Red Bluff All-Stars posted a perfect 10-0 record while becoming district, section and
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Hornets senior Alex Henderson is big for a prep quarterback.
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A 48-year-old Redding man was beaten this evening as he was sleeping in a wooded area in south Redding, police said.
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Weather Discussion: Redding will have another sunny week. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 90s on Monday and then will warm to 100 to 102 on Tuesday, which will be the hottest day of the week. Wednesday through the weekend we will see temperatures slowly cool back to about normal for this time [...]
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Well, OK. I have LJ open in Firefox and Photobucket open in IE. We'll see how this works.So anyway, last Saturday I had folks over for dinner.Sue and
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From Friday morning until Sunday morning, local law enforcement officials arrested 11 Shasta County residents on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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The California Highway Patrol reopened the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 near the rest area north of Red Bluff.
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One person was arrested Sunday in connection with a series of vandalisms in the 3500 block of Old Lantern Drive in Redding.
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OK. I have not been dead, kidnapped, ignoring you, in a coma, or otherwise indisposed. However, my computer has been in the hospital for a week. Thank you, hackers. May you die a slow, painful death.Then when I came back, apparently LJ has been having more problems. When I went to post an entry, the page was bla
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Early Saturday morning, August 20, at 2:31 a.m., Redding Police Officer Bishop observed an earlier reported stolen vehicle. The vehicle was a 1990 Honda accord, which was originally white in color, and was now spray painted in a flat black color. Officer Bishop initiated a traffic stop but the driver failed to yield, and a
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Firefighters have contained a 2,000-acre wildfire that tore through the northeast corner of Modoc County near the Oregon and Nevada borders since Thursday.
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While Redding's trademark triple-digit temperatures shouldn't be seen this week, highs in the 90s are expected to continue. Today's high should be 94 degrees, with a low dropping down to 61 degrees. Monday's high temperature is also expected to be 94 degrees, while the heat should pick up a bit the rest of the week, with
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No, there weren't any bass ponds on this property, at least as far as I know. It was the home of the Bass family. John Stephen Patton Bass built this 14-room house in 1853 complete with fireplaces in every room,...
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  Lets take a moment to think about the Social Security Crisis. Social Security was a program established to care for the elderly, a safety net. The program was designed to have "The Many" (ac
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Why World Youth Day? Why would 1 1/2 million youth from around the world attempt to raise money, many of them for over a year, to travel to Spain to maybe get a glimpse of a 80 plus year old m
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Come to downtown Weed and be impressed by all the cars, trucks, and bikes at the Rollin' Weed Car Show, scheduled for Saturday (Aug. 27), from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (rain or shine). Enjoy the street fair, music, food, good people and cold beer. Applications are available online: weedchamber.com/events/event-applications. For more
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MandoJam is a 3-day music camp starting Thursday evening (Aug. 25) with acoustic workshops, jams, and fun in the sun on the Klamath River in Northern California. There will be access to swimming, rafting, hiking, and more. Come learn and play music in a supportive environment and a beautiful setting. All levels and any play
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Where do travelers find good road trip cuisine without stopping at a fast-food restaurant? Here are a few suggestions as to where to eat on north state and Southern Oregon highways from readers and the staff at Redding Harley-Davidson.
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Henry and Crystal Wright of Anderson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 12, 2011. They marked the event with a luncheon hosted by their three children on June 4, 2011. About 70 family members and friends attended the lunch at Faith Lutheran Church Social Hall in Anderson. The Wrights were married Aug. 12, 19
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School has started and the Shasta Public Libraries has some exciting tools for success.
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Megan Gash and Josh Carboni, both of Sacramento, were married July 30, 2011, on the cliffs at La Selva Beach. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the La Selva Clubhouse. The bride is the daughter of Barbara and Philip Gash of Redding. The groom is the son of Joe and Mary Carboni of Sacramento. The couple honeymoo
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By perseverance the snail reached the Ark. And it would appear that all resulting offspring made it to the garden in our backyard. I think Fran has a handle on them by now, but in the early spring they were a force to contend with, and she did a fine job if I do say so myself.
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We ventured out to "Enjoy Movies in the Park" with the kids earlier this month for "Pee Wee's Big Adventure."
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"For a grandchild?" I heard the question clearly but it took a moment to register that it was directed at me. I was standing at a Dr. Seuss display in Barnes & Noble looking for a gift when my questioner, a woman about my age who was browsing next to me, dropped the "g" word.
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Michelle Barr of Chula Vista and Kelly Vines of Redding were married May 7, 2011, at the Farmhouse Inn in Julian. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Farmhouse Inn. The bride is the daughter of Dan and Barbara Barr of San Diego. She graduated from Southwestern College in 2010. She is employed by Bach Corporatio
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Annie Friedman of Redding and Ernest Sire Jr. of Altus, Okla., were married July 21, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas, at the Bexar County Courthouse. The ceremony was followed with a dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe. Gerald C. Rickhoff officiated. The bride is the daughter of Erin and Craig Friedman of Cottonwood. She is a 2010 g
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It is not wrong to enjoy a piece of gum, however there is a time and place where it is not appropriate.
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Dear Straight Talk: I moved here as a freshman. I'm heading into junior year and never made it into the popular crowd. In fact, I'm completely shunned because last year, a completely random rumor was started that I'm gay -- what? because I do band and not sports? I'm not gay, and even if I was, is that worth torturing someo
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A Shasta Lake girl died Saturday evening in an accident with a vehicle.
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The vehicle that killed an 8-year-old girl in Shasta Lake on Saturday was unoccupied, Shasta County sheriff's officials said today.
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In every family, there are certain topics that always cause a big argument and everyone has learned, for the most part, to avoid. Shasta County and its three cities are like that, when it comes to tax sharing.
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There's something undeniably cool about a former teacher building an iPhone app that can tell you whether a watermelon is ripe.
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Sometimes it's good to get away. Traveling provides an opportunity to see new sights, experience new things, talk with people who live elsewhere, and get a fresh perspective.
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On Aug. 15, 2010, the lives of two small children changed forever. On that day, their father's life changed forever. On their mother's life ended with an act of horrific violence.
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Michael Cornelius, Phoenix
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Joyce Dolan, Redding
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Jerry Phillips, Shingletown
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Tyler Barnes, Redding
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Traci Knoell, Redding
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The recent debacle in Washington, D.C., reminds me more of spoiled, undisciplined children playing in one large sandbox than leaders and statesmen sent to deliberate and guide us forward as the prosperous nation we are meant to be. Worse, those tasked with casting intelligent, thoughtful ballots for electing these leaders a
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Gwen Tough, Redding
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In California, the summer's oddest and loudest political squabble is pitting the speaker of the state Assembly, John A. Pérez, against a fellow Democrat, Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, over — of all things — the latter's office budget.
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Cheryl Hargett, Redding
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A year ago, the Wolves featured one of the most explosive offenses in the Northern Section.
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Chris and David Lovely met while working at Simpson Paper Co.
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With the 2011 prep football season coming up, here is a preseason look at the area's top returning players.
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Under head football coach Aaron Gingery, the Wolves are used to wins and making the playoffs.
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RED BLUFF — More than 250 people came here Saturday to celebrate the 32nd annual — and likely final — Adobe Day at William B. Ide Adobe State Historic Park.
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Q: Here's a website that offers an interesting perspective about getting a DUI while not driving.
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A fire in Modoc County near the border with Oregon and Nevada wasn't as big as officials estimated Friday, but it's taking longer to contain than they originally thought.
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Although Shasta County rejected the claim of a Redding woman who said she had a miscarriage after the staff at the county jail gave her the wrong medication, she's now planning to sue.
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Police are looking for a 26-year-old Redding man with an arrest record who led officers on a chase and rammed his car into a police patrol car early Saturday.
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In 1911: W.H. Weaver of Harrison Gulch was found dead on the old Harrison Gulch road 2½ miles from Ono. The discovery was made by a traveler from Red Bluff who by mistake took the old road instead of the new (one) to Harrison Gulch. Weaver probably died several days earlier. Weaver had been drinking a good deal and his
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CORNING — It all starts with a mystery and ends with a party.
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Maybe the Shasta EDC and city of Redding should give Bethel Church a commission for the AirCover Integrated Solutions deal.
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Dear Babe: I have a collection of 1992 Raisin Bran college basketball stars cards including Kenny Anderson, Larry Bird, Clyde Drexler, Horace Grant, John Stockton, Scottie Pippen, Gary Payton, Doug Smith, Charles Smith, "Spud" Webb, Hakeem Olajuwon, Wayman Tisdale, Mark Price, Mark Macon, Karl Malone, Bernard King,
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Note: This week's article was written by Andrea Eldridge. Heather was great at Biology.
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GRASSHOPPER SPORTS
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The Missfits Adrenaline U13 girls soccer team won the 10th annual Santa Clara Rotary Cup Classic tournament during the Aug. 13-14 weekend.
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Microwaves are perhaps one of the most popular household appliances around. Most homes have at least one and even boaters and RVers wouldn't be without one.
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In a match that drew the crowd to its feet for the last three points, 15-year-old Thunder Shaffer of Red Bluff defeated 71-year-old tennis guru from Chico, Jon "Fergie" Ferguson, in a tight three setter in the final of the Men's B Singles competition of the 16th annual Mount Shasta Hardcourt played this year at
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Q: California Fish and Game defines "take" as to "hunt, pursue, catch, capture or kill" or attempt to do so. Much discussion and conjecture have been generated among wildlife photographers regarding use of the term "pursue" in this definition and how it may apply to them. Some photography and wildlif
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At the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, the best and brightest minds in outdoor sports come together in Salt Lake City to show off the lightest, toughest and most technical gear for the fresh air junkie to enjoy. I spent a few days in Utah checking out the goods and found a few pieces that Northern California residents might
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The three primary financial goals for most Americans remain saving for retirement, saving for children's education and owning a home.
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Products: Custom cakes, wedding cakes, cupcakes
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A fire this afternoon off Whitmore Road burned about 15 acres of grass.
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Fire crews this afternoon limited a vegetation fire to 2 acres in the area of Leopard Drive and Dersch Road east of Anderson.
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The mystery photo was the Bass Station (stopping place) at Stillwater and "yfz4501959" hit it right on the nose! Congratulations. Our winner is a lucky person because he has won himself two gift certificates thanks to last weeks winner passing...
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Happy birthday Honey Bandit! You lucky little guy!!!!! xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo Today is celebration day for Honey Bandit and all his horsey family. Palomino (his adopted stepmother) is hosting an open house at 11:00-- through the full afternoon. Come to their new...
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Redding police are looking for a 26-year-old local man today who led police on a chase this morning and rammed his car into a police patrol car.
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An unidentified man was killed after being hit by a train this morning northwest of Redding.
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The Redding area will see more of the same weather conditions today through the end of next week, according to National Weather Service Forecasts.
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Put the growing needs of melons and the gardening conditions of much of the North State together, and what you get is an uncommonly happy marriage. This week on In a North State Garden (Northstate Public Radio 91.7 FM Chico/88.9 FM Redding, at 7:34 a.m. Saturday and 8:34 a.m. Sunday), I talk to Kaye and [...]
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U.S. Forest Service firefighters are expecting today to contain a large wildfire that began Thursday morning in the Modoc National Forest.
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PALO CEDRO — A dangerous offense usually has more than one dynamic player.
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Someone called 911 Thursday in the Shasta area to report that several people were arming themselves with machetes. The deputies who responded to the call didn't find machetes, but they did arrest a burglary suspect from Redding who had allegedly stashed stolen property in the back of a pickup truck.
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PALO CEDRO — For the past few years the Foothill Cougars' dominant defense has overshadowed any other team aspect.
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AZTEC Construction & Restoration technician Steve Speer removes graffiti Friday at the Granada Drive home of 86-year-old John Thode of Redding.
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The Redding defense attorney representing a Cottonwood-area woman accused of attempted murder for allegedly beating a 7-year-old boy near to death in December 2009 lost a bid Friday to have her criminal trial postponed.
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In 1911: 400 tons of pears were expected to be shipped from Anderson that season. Some 15 women and girls were engaged in packing pears at the Riverbank, Stock Company and Shade Farm orchards. The boxes of fruit were hauled to town and loaded into cars from the Pioneer Company's packinghouse. James F. Bedford and E.M. D
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Jennifer Howell has a message for anybody who's looking for a job in today's tough job market: Don't give up.
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Calling it a "smear campaign," the parent company of a Redding hospital is exploring whether to take legal action against a labor union that has been calling and sending out mailers to patients seeking negative stories about their care.
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Friday's four-team scrimmage at Enterprise High School ushered in a new season of prep football.
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A 59-year-old Anderson bookkeeper accused of embezzling almost $29,000 from a Redding meat company pleaded not guilty during her arraignment Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Simpson University athletics is doing fine in weathering a turbulent few years of economic troubles.
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The Redding Rancheria will present the Shasta Family Justice Center's First Anniversary Golf Tournament on Sept. 16.
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Dunsmuir is looking into ways to save money, and the City Council on Thursday directed the staff to pursue outsourcing City Hall duties.
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Crown Camera will host the Old Shasta Photo Walk at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Shasta State Park.
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Joe and Rosalie Flores, Red Bluff
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Julie Thomas, Redding
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Phil George, Redding
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Roy Hutchings, Oak Run
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Jim Hastings, Redding
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Our new U.S. ambassador, Gary Locke, stunned and amazed the Chinese public as he arrived to take up his post in Beijing. And even though the impression was overwhelmingly favorable, it may cause problems for the Chinese elite down the road.
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A new slogan for Redding? I've been chewing on this for a couple of months, ever since I suggested in this space that Redding needed a new, more positive attitude. Then we learned that Tehama County has embarked on a similar effort.
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Redding City Ballet has brought the world's most beloved ballet, "The Nutcracker," to the Redding community for the past 15 years. The company invites dancers to join in a world celebration of traditions and storytelling. It's an excellent opportunity for children of all ages to experience the thrill of being on stage while
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Hi everyone. For the first time, I'm going to have to end this contest because for some reason I'm not able to post a comment. I can post a blog, but not leave a comment. Instead of telling you the...
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Though the area lost jobs last month, Shasta County’s unemployment rate in July was unchanged from June at 15 percent as the area’s labor force declined, the state reported today.
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Here's a simple way to polish silver.
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"Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation" offers an interesting look at the way our government's beginnings were rooted in nature.
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My lawn shows brown and bare patches. Can you tell me what's causing this?
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Harvest cantaloupes when a slight crack completely circles the stem where it is attached to the melon. For honeydew, crenshaw or casaba melons, harvest when the fruit softens at the blossom end and starts to turn yellow. Source: UC Integrated Pest Management
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The Redding defense attorney representing a Cottonwood area woman accused of attempted murder for allegedly beating a 7-year-old boy near to death in December 2009 lost today a bid to have her criminal trial postponed.
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July Unemployment numbers released Friday are showing no change for Shasta County, which remains at a 15-Percent Jobless Rate. That’s an improvement from last July’s 15-Point-6 Percent, which was a Historic High. The Rate for Tehama County was 16-Point-5 Percent in July. It was 17-Point-9 Percent in Trinity C
A Log Truck overturned in Trinity County early Friday Morning. the Rick Cattanach Trucking Company rig out of Palo Cedro overturned on Highway 299 just East of Poker Bar at about 4AM, blocking the Westbound Lane. Cal-Trans crews were dispatched to the scene to work on moving the 30-to-40-foot Logs out of the Roadway.
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A very High-Speed Pursuit that began in Anderson Wednesday Night ended in Tehama County. A Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputy approached an older-model Mazda R-X-7 behind a Market in Anderson a little before 10:30. The Car fled onto Southbound I-5 at Riverside Avenue and headed South at 130 Miles-Per-Hour until a Spike
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A 15-Hundred Acre Fire is burning in Modoc County. The “Annie Fire” broke out just before 11 O’clock Thursday Morning in Rangeland and Timber near Fort Bidwell, partially on B-L-M Land and partially on the Modoc National Forest. More than 200 Fire Personnel are battling the Blaze, with more on the way.
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A Politically-Active Redding Group will hold a Protest of Wally Herger’s Performance on Sunday. “Shasta County Citizens For Democracy” and “The American Dream Project” has issued a statement saying that since the Congressman won’t hold Town Hall Meetings anymore and the Public can̵
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A Fundraiser will be held this Weekend to remember a 21-year-old Man who died after falling off of his Skateboard last Friday Afternoon in the City of Shasta Lake. Trent Davis was riding a Skateboard in front of his Home and fell off, striking his Head on the Roadway. Redding Paint Ball will hold a Barbeque to benefit Da
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A 59-year-old Anderson bookkeeper accused of embezzling almost $29,000 from a Redding meat company pleaded not guilty during her arraignment Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Someone called 911 Thursday in the Keswick area to report that several people were arming themselves with machetes. The deputies who responded to the call didn't find machetes, but they did arrest a burglary suspect who had allegedly stashed stolen property in the back of a broken-down pickup truck.
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What was this building? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest! Today is a special contest because last week's winner (MarilynR) asked if she could "pay it forward". Yessirree, we can do that! So this week's winner will not...
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  31st Honey Bee Festival - Palo Cedro CA Saturday and Sunday, 9/10 and 11   In an effort to build "Better Communities", Palo Cedro Parks and Recreation with the help of hundreds of vendors and local sponsors introduced The Honey Bee Festival in 2008. It was such a hit that it has be
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Click on the image below for an important reminder about school zones and school bus stops.
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The westbound lane of Highway 299W near Poker Bar in Trinity County is partially blocked this morning following a logging truck rollover accident
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Redding residents can expect sunny skies and high temperatures in the 90s through late next week, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature should be near 97 degrees. The weekend should see a high temperature around 95 degrees on Saturday and Sunday, and it will be about a d
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Headed out to Coney Island with friends recently to stare at the freaks (Coney Island is the only place in NYC where it's OK, even encouraged, to stare) and take in a free Cheap Trick concert.Free Cheap Trick? Hells yes.My friends were somewhat impressed about my brush with the band back in the summe
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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. On June 8, the 22-year-old history major underwent surgery to remove one of his kidneys at Stanford University Me
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Bill Masten, Redding
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Don Farrell, Redding
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Betty Barraza, Anderson
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WASHINGTON — A troubled nation wonders: How did we get mired in 9.1 percent unemployment, 0.9 percent growth and an economic outlook so bad that the Federal Reserve pledges to keep interest rates at zero through mid-2013 — an admission that it sees little hope on the horizon?
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Bill Masten, Redding
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It is perhaps overstating the situation to say that Congress is not suffering so much from a lack of bipartisanship but a lack of alcohol, a social lubricant of proven efficacy.
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Redding faces $20.7 million in claims for the Cypress Avenue Bridge.
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A trio of labor unions claims the hotel Turtle Bay Exploration Park plans to build on its campus is a public works job subject to prevailing wage.
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Officials at Shasta County schools started blitzing students and families with phone calls, fliers and announcements last spring, urging them to get Tdap shots for students before school began again this summer.
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RED BLUFF –A 26-year-old San Francisco man was arrested early Thursday morning after a two-county car chase that clocked him driving at 130 mph, officials with the California Highway patrol reported.
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Legislators are joining forces to try to ensure the long-awaited veterans homes in Redding and Fresno are built next year on schedule.
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After a quarter century in Congress, U.S. Rep. Wally Herger says he hasn't even thought about stepping down, although rumors continue to circulate he's grooming someone to run for his seat because his retirement is imminent.
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John Thode of Redding certainly has a lot of friends.
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SHINGLETOWN —A free event Saturday will allow people to do something they don't often get to do — view wild horses up close.
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In 1911: William V.B. Cunningham, one of the early settlers of Buckeye, died in St. Caroline hospital due to heart trouble. Mr. Cunningham was born in Alabama in 1844 and served throughout the Civil War in the Confederate ranks. Coming to California in 1875, he settled in Buckeye and married. The pioneer followed mining mos
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The prep school year is officially under way here in the Northern Section, which means the seven fall sports are in full swing.
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Paul Ogden's 1968 Plymouth Barracuda is a fast car — fast enough to break its own land speed record, set less than a year ago in Utah.
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RED BLUFF — Concealed by rolling hills of oak trees four miles north of Red Bluff lies the 18-hole private gem of Wilcox Oaks Golf Club.
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Comfort Keepers in Redding will celebrate its grand reopening at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 30.
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Motorists are reminded that the intersection of Shasta View Drive and Old Alturas Road will be closed to all traffic from 7 p.m. Friday (August 19) to 6 a.m. Monday, August 29, while crews work to construct a roundabout. Motorists are urged to plan alternate routes – generally from the north -- to reach schools [...]
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Sarah Brady is giving a multimedia presentation Monday as part of the monthly program at the North Valley Carter House Gallery in Redding. More about her inspiration for art from can be found at her blog, kneadandturn.blogspot.com. Sarah is 21 and from a multi-generational Redding family. Her parents live in Shasta (Old Sha
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Visualize the wave rolling in. And roll the soundtrack: "Da da da da, dah dah. Da da da da, dah." It's a special Hawaiian-themed evening as the Muletown String Band returns to the Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant in Redding on Saturday (Aug. 20). Bust out those Hawaiian shirts, leis, etc., or just come as [...]
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In the interest of crime prevention, the Chico Police Department is reminding the public about the potential for thefts from vehicles, particularly in the upper Bidwell Park area. Over the past two weeks, Chico PD has received reports of 3 vehicle burglaries in the areas of Upper Bidwell Park near Horseshoe Lake and the Eas
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Safe Haven Horse Rescue is seeking volunteers for its Volunteer Workday.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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The last Ide Adobe Days, a moonlight run on Shasta Dam and the Kilarc Community Picnic are all this weekend in the north state.
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YAKS' Live Art and Music series showcases north state visual artists and musicians each weekend at various YAKS locations in Redding.
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A reporter from Politico takes President Obama's advice, with hilarious results. Click here. Wish the daily press had more first-person reporting like this....
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The state Board of Forestry and Fire Protection has directed its staff to draft emergency regulations, in accordance with Assembly Bill AB X 1 29's State Responsibility Area (SRA) fees, for the full board to consider at a special public meeting to be held in Sacramento Monday (Aug. 22). Executive Officer George Gentry prese
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Firefighters quickly contained a mobile home fire this afternoon on Big Bend Road near Smith Camp.
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This morning was spent cleaning up my harvested catnip. I started a series of Black Alien Squid catnip toys early this year and haven’t got back to them yet. Here are a few photos. I need to be schooled on how to shoot black! Frank is taking a digital photo class. He will be able [...]
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They homesteaded. It was called the Homestead Act and was enacted in 1862. It provided any citizen or first paper alien (except Indians) the right to claim 160 acres for $10 on the condition he or she lived on and...
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1. America 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St., Redding. Tickets are $43 to $63. Call 243-8877. Go to www.cascadetheatre.org
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Last summer, Tracy Manuel was invited to sit in with local band Muletown for a gig at Vintage Wine Bar and Restaurant. Impressed with the way the strings and percussion sounded together, the band made her spot a permanent one. Manuel, 18, started her musical career as a clarinet player in elementary school, and started doub
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Today we feature good news and bad news. The bad news is stocks are being hammered today. So what’s the good news? Redding area real estate prices are a bargain. Rates are lower than they have been in years. And th
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A big "mahalo" (thank you) to Keith Kakiuchi and his five-year-old 808 Bistro & Catering Co. for adding a taste of Hawaii to our local dining scene with island favorites such as Kalua pig, smoked lomi lomi salmon salad and aku poke.
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Nowadays, downtown bar goers, in search of a place to blow off steam and enjoy an evening over drinks with friends, have their choice of plenty of bars from which to choose. Until recently, however, Redding had been in lack of an Irish style pub. Enter Shameless O'Leery's.
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Jan Daley remembers watching one of the televised Bob Hope Christmas Tour specials as a child and saying to her mother, "Some day I'm going to do that."
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RED BLUFF – A 26-year-old San Francisco man was arrested early this morning after a two-county vehicle pursuit that clocked him driving at 130 mph, officials with the California Highway patrol reported.
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Crews will close the Old Alturas Road/Shasta View Drive intersection at 7 a.m. Friday for roundabout construction.
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Crews have cleaned up a mess left early this morning when a semi-truck rolled off an embankment on southbound Interstate 5 near Cypress Avenue and lost its load of wood, a spokeswoman for the California Highway Patrol said.
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A three-vehicle traffic accident on Canyon Road near China Gulch Drive in front of North Valley School blocked the roadway for about an hour this morning.
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The local real estate value bubble in the mid 2000s was fueled in no small part by investor buyers. Recently, we’ve seen savvy real estate investors returning to the Redding area -in force. We noti
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are gasp, mute and viable.RandyThey both dreaded dinner and drinks, not because there was any animosity between them, not really. Fact was, they were nearly complete and total strangers – except they shared a c
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It’s going to be sunny and hot today in Redding. forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature will be near 99 degrees. There’s no significant change during the next few days with Friday’s high temperature expected to be near 97 degrees. Saturday and Sunday should see a hi
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It is the end of July, 2011, and for some reason I have decided to hike to the top of Granite Peak. Early-onset dementia, perhaps. Granite Peak is in the southeast corner of the Trinity Alps. It is 8,091 feet high, and there is a trail to the top. The trail is only four-and-a-half miles, [...]
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It’s been many years (I won’t reveal exactly how many) since I had to worry about finding my classroom and meeting new teachers on the first day of school. Yet, that first-day-of-school apprehension returns to me every year about this time. Well, not exactly this time of year. In the pre-electronic, pre-backpack days wh
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A congratulatory rally for the Red Bluff Little League All-Stars will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff.
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The former CEO of a gold mine in French Gulch has been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's fugitive list for failing to surrender to federal authorities seeking to arrest him for allegedly dumping pollutants in Shasta County.
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Hundreds of 4- and 5-year-olds are trooping off to kindergarten this week, toting along with them pencils, backpacks and the rest of their gear.
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A pair of north state lawmakers assured their constituents in Shasta and Siskiyou counties this week that they'll still have their undivided attention through at least 2012, even though newly approved political boundaries may soon have them campaigning further south.
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California's campaign to curb its greenhouse gas emissions could cost Redding Electric Utility ratepayers as soon as next year.
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AirCover Integrated Solutions, a startup that has developed technology for drone aircraft, will move to Redding to open a research and development office at the airport.
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A pair of north state lawmakers assured their constituents in Shasta and Siskiyou counties this week that they'll still have their undivided attention through at least 2012, even though newly approved political boundaries may soon have them campaigning further south.
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A 21-year-old Redding man was in Shasta County jail Wednesday in lieu of $50,000 bail after being arrested on suspicion of robbing a Eureka Way sandwich shop at gunpoint Tuesday night, police said.
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RED BLUFF — City councilors this week agreed to reshape the Parks and Recreation Department, a budget-cutting move that's left at least one on the panel shaking her head.
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A fire near Igo scorched 17 acres of brush and closed a roadway Wednesday but did not spread to area homes.
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Zack Perkins is a graduate of Mike Frank's Entrepreneur Boot Camp in Redding.
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In 1911: The Redding National Bank's proposition to pay the Bank of Shasta County $26,501 for its bank buildings in Redding and Kennett was accepted by the Superintendent of Banks. The deal had yet to be approved by the Superior Court of Shasta County. The sale of the buildings was a splendid one for the depositors, for
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AARP is looking for volunteer tax counselors.
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Firefighters battled a vegetation fire that grew to about 5 acres Wednesday afternoon in the 12000 block of Iron Mountain Road near Keswick Reservoir.
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With a U.S. flag flying outside his immaculate Grenada Drive home not far from the Redding Municipal Airport, 86-year-old John Thode of Redding has felt safe and secure living there these past 25 years.
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Whenever I pick fresh vegetables from the garden, bake my own bread or make some jam, I’m proud of my ability to live more simply. I wonder what life was like for California’s pioneers – no telephones, no computers, waking with the sun, life’s cycles tied to the seasons. Then I come to my senses [...]
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Medication creates side effects that can be good or bad. They can be a lifesaving friend or a life-threatening enemy. Medications may complement the use of other medications or interact with one another to create adverse reactions.
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Did you know adults can meet physical activity recommendations for better health by walking briskly for 30 minutes a day, at least five days a week?
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of and AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood.
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Joan Manning, Shasta Lake
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It's a fact of life that athletes get hurt when playing sports. But there are ways to help prevent injuries.
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry has bounded, literally, onto the Republican presidential stage, adding some much-needed flash and fire.
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Debbie Zachau, Castro Valley
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"We're dismayed at the injustice that nearly half of all Americans don't even pay any income tax."
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Summer vacation is coming to an end and it is time to start thinking about the new school year. Are you and your children ready for a healthier new school year?
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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 spend most of this period caught between the large high pressure ridge that is over the central U.S. and a very weak, upper level, low pressure trough that is off the [...]
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Firefighters contained a vegetation fire to about 5 acres this afternoon on Iron Mountain Road near Keswick Reservoir.
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I'm sure this has been around the world three times before it arrived in my e-mail in-box, but it still raised a smile. Had a similar experience and epiphany in Eureka/Arcata a year ago with smartass plastic bag nazis at...
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50+ Enterprise High School/Charles Denny Scholarship Picnic
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50+Enterprise High School Picnic
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"Ride For Life" - "Saddle Up 4 HOPE". Enjoy a day filled with FUN, FOOD & FROLIC for all ages with proceeds benefiting The American Cancer Society. Activities include: Silent Auction, Petting Zoo, Buck-A-Ride, Ropin' Station, Raffles, prizes, Stick Horse games, Therapeutic Riding Demo, Drill Team Riding Exposition, LIV
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Memorize the Bible at Shasta Bible College with Prof. Tom Meyer.
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Why do people drive 65+ mph on Quartz Hill Road? Why do people pass on double yellows up there? That place is like a race track and the police need to do a radar sting!
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Beta Sigma Phi, Redding Area Council, celebrating "Beginning Day"
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Even though I write this blog and tell tales of my doings I must have a paper journal in which I confess my sad and silliest thoughts. I had halfway convinced myself to cough up the dough for a fancy store-bought leather bound  journal from Barnes and Noble but my rebellious, DIY-or-bust spirit kicked in and [...]
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A Day at Hoy Park features live music, fine arts & crafts vendors, children's activities, great food and more...
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The former CEO of a gold mine in French Gulch has been added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s fugitive list for failing to surrender to federal authorities seeking to arrest him for allegedly dumping pollutants in Shasta County.
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I've heard some restaurant owners lament that nearly every time a new restaurant opens in Redding they feel like they should just close down and go on vacation for a week or two since the new place sucks most of...
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CalFire, the California Department of Forestry, inmate crews, and volunteer fire departments worked together during the night to contain a fire in steep terrain near Igo. The fire started shortly after midnight in Clear Creek Canyon near the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Bridge on Placer Road. The cause has yet to be determin
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A Jones Valley man arrested last month after stabbing a neighbor in a fight inside a neighborhood market pleaded no contest Tuesday to assault with a deadly weapon in exchange for a maximum four-year prison sentence.
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A Man from Los Angeles who was pulled over in Tehama County for a minor Fix-It Ticket Infraction was Jailed after a very large quantity of Marijuana was discovered. Shortly after 2:30 Wednesday morning, 23-year-old Alexis Dixon was driving a 2004 Toyota Camry on Highway 36 near Baker Road West of Red Bluff when a Sheriff
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A Redding Man was Arrested Tuesday Night after allegedly robbing a Sandwich Shop just over a Block away from his Home. Shortly after 10 O’clock Redding Police were called to “The Best Little Sandwich Shop”, located on Eureka Way across from Shasta Learning Center. An Employee reported that a Man with a
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Redding Police searched in vain for a Wanted Man in East Redding Tuesday Morning, and then returned a few hours later and caught him. The Neighborhood around Shasta View Drive was crowded with numerous Redding Police Cruisers and Unmarked Detectives Cars after Investigators spotted a Parolee with Outstanding Warrants as
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The Man killed in Anderson Saturday Night died from a Stab Wound to the Chest, and a Reward is being offered in hopes of catching the Killer. 31-year-old Sue Eian Saeturn reportedly was killed just before Midnight Saturday in a confrontation after leaving a Birthday Party at the Anderson City Hall Community Center. Saetu
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People who Live or Travel near the Shasta View and Old Alturas Intersection should prepare for Traffic Delays. The Intersection will be Closed for 10 Days starting Friday for Construction of a Traffic Round-A-Bout. Motorists driving to Mountain View Middle School, Simpson University or Redding School Of The Arts should u
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Local Law Enforcement Agencies will be launching an Anti-Drunk-Driving Campaign as Summer comes to an Unofficial close. Shasta County’s Multi-Agency “Avoid The Six” Task Force will make an extra effort to get Drunks off the Road starting this Friday, and continuing through Labor Day, the Fifth of Septem
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We highly recommend you consider staying at The Emerald Acres House, a very affordable vacation or short term rental in Redding CA. The Emerald Acres House is located on the NE part of Redding, close to Bethel Church, Shasta College, Simpson University and within a ten minute drive to city amenities. 
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Cristian Randall Cherrison attended Liberty Christian High School and Simpson College in Redding. Kip worked as a mentor and counselor for high-risk youth and excelled in the field of sales. He moved to Seattle, Washington, in 2001, where he owned his own ecological exterior home care business. He met his wife, Laura Rose P
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RED BLUFF – A Los Angeles man was arrested early this morning after Tehama County sheriff’s deputies pulled over his car for not having a front license plate and found 58 bags each containing about one pound of marijuana.
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This information is from the History and Business Directory of Shasta County, Ca for 1881. It says we had 25 post offices way back then and that nine were located in a Wells, Fargo & Co. office. The post offices...
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Mama, the Klamath River gray whale, was quietly laid to rest in a private ceremony on the banks of the Klamath River at the place where she died. A backhoe dug a pit on the riverbank and then hauled her...
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On Tuesday, 8/16/11, at 10:11 p.m., Redding Police officers responded to the Best Little Sandwich Shop at 2225 Eureka Way in Redding on a report of an armed robbery that just occurred. An employee reported that a black male adult wearing a red bandana robbed the business at gunpoint. Officers observed a vehicle with a [...]
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For us, much of this year has been filled with working for first time homebuyers who did the math. Low prices coupled with extremely low mortgage rates equals an unbeatable value. And it was better to buy than rent in 74% of the top 50 cities surveyed by Tr
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By chance, there are two foreclosure homes for sale on Meade for $65,000 at the moment. Two for $130K. Start collecting the whole street, just like in Monopoly. Here is a link to both these
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A 21-year-old Redding man is in Shasta County jail today in lieu of $50,000 bail after being arrested on suspicion of robbing at gunpoint a Eureka Way sandwich shop Tuesday night, police said.
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It’s going to be another hot day in Redding today with a high temperature near 99 degrees, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say.
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Placer Road has reopened after a fire near Igo forced its closure between Mule Town and Cloverdale roads.
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When we look at the cost of our dogs, the first things that come to mind are the food, grooming, trips to the vet, and, of course, treats.  My dog, Bruin, usually gets more snacks from the store than I do and will only eat the most expensive food around.  In the year that I’ve [...]
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The Tehama County Department of Education has opened a permanent student art gallery at 1135 Lincoln Street, in Red Bluff. “The Gallery” features year round displays from local students. Di’z Art Students (Dianne Penner) will be holding a fall art showing in August. Artwork is available for viewing weekdays from 8 a
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Here's some information from the American River Music Festival, where Redding-based string band Muletown is playing Sept. 16-18 near beautiful Coloma. Muletown fans can save an additional $10 on tickets by putting in the code "armf2011" at the festival's website when they see the "enter discount code" box. Here's the scoop
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What can I do to avoid foodborne illnesses?  Here are the top five foodborne illnesses and what you can do to stop them.
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FORT JONES — Department of Fish and Game officials said Tuesday night they want to work with ranchers and farmers near the Scott and Shasta rivers by having them voluntarily cut back their irrigation water use to protect threatened coho salmon.
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission scientists released a final environmental impact statement Tuesday that reaffirmed approval of a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. proposal to remove the Kilarc Reservoir.
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Maintaining the status quo could become the trend in Northern Section volleyball circles this year.
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Shasta County supervisors once again are suggesting a tax-sharing agreement with the cities of Redding, Shasta Lake and Anderson — this time as they plan for a shopping center between Redding and Anderson.
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Redding will keep its closed session where it's been the past 18 months or so — after the regular meeting, sometimes late at night.
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A snowball may not have much chance of surviving a July afternoon in Redding.
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An autopsy performed Tuesday shows that a 31-year-old Oakland man who was killed late Saturday across the street from Anderson City Hall died from a stab wound to the chest, a spokesman for the Anderson Police Department said.
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RED BLUFF —The Los Molinos Library is still open, and it's beginning to look like it will stay that way at least through the fiscal year.
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A vegetation fire in Douglas City forced Trinity County deputies to evacuate the local elementary school Tuesday afternoon.
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A rash of metal thefts, that have thieves swiping Fire Department connections outside several business buildings have Redding officials concerned.
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In 1911: The Evening Star Mine in Old Diggins, one of the leading gold producers in that old camp, was shut down for an indefinite period. The shutdown is due to the suspension of the Balaklala smelter at Coram, where the company found a ready market for its gold ore close at hand. The Evening Star Mine was sold a year prev
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Looking to shed an image it felt conjured up visions of smoke stacks and gritty labor, the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce has changed the name of its annual Industrial Barbecue.
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Sun Oaks Aquatic Racing's Olivia Parham and Connor Doran competed in the Western Zone age group swimming championships in Clovis over the weekend.
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Redding senior celebrates birthday with friends, advice
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Sublime Cake Design celebrates opening
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A snow ball may not have much chance of surviving a July afternoon in Redding.
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Redding will keep its closed session where it's been the past 18 months or so -- after the regular meeting, sometimes late at night.
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Oakley Howell, Redding
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David L. Hereford, Redding
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It was supposed to be Nancy Pelosi who was mad right now.
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Donna McMahon, Anderson
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The Fishing Report — Aug. 19, 2011 Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES UPPER SACRAMENTO RIVER — Trophy rainbow trout in the 3- to 12-pound range are being planted every week in a five mile stretch of river through Dunsmuir. These can be taken with any legal sport fishing method. F
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An eight-acre vegetation fire in Douglas City prompted Trinity County deputies to evacuate a local elementary school.
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On Tuesday, August 16th, 2011, at approximately 8:38 a.m., Redding Police investigators observed wanted parolee Jeffrey Shane Wood, 40 years old, of Redding, walking northbound across Wilson Avenue near the Shasta View Drive intersection. Investigators attempted to detain Wood, who subsequently ran from them northbound thro
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Q. The United Nations created the state of Israel. Should it create a state for Palestinians? It was the League of Nations after World War I that gave Britain a mandate to have the land of Palestine as a refuge for the Jews. Britain betrayed the Jews for oil and gave about 75 percent of the land promised to Arab Muslims. In
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An autopsy performed today shows that a 31-year-old Oakland man who was murdered late Saturday across the street from Anderson City Hall died from a stab wound to the chest, a spokesman for the Anderson Police Department said.
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Someone at long last has had the courage to tell the plain, honest truth about race.
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The orgies of violent attacks against strangers on the streets — in both England and the United States — are not necessarily just passing episodes. They should be wake-up calls, warning of the continuing degeneration of Western society.
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Although much of the media have their antennae out to pick up anything that might be construed as racism against blacks, they resolutely ignore even the most blatant racism by blacks against others.
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Redding police arrested a 40-year-old wanted parolee who allegedly hid for two hours today after officers spotted him.
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This one sold for $435
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On Monday, August 15, 2011 at approximately 8:08 p.m., Redding Police Officers were dispatched to the Bechelli Lane Market, 3408 Bechelli Lane regarding a domestic violence incident. At approximately 8:19 p.m., officers arrived on scene and contacted the female victim. Officers learned at approximately 7:45 p.m. the female
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Angela Fitzgerald, the program Director for the Shasta county District Attorney's "Crime Victims Assistance Center" and one of The "Family Justice Center's" partners, acted with anything but the interest of the victim, family or justice when she was asked to provide a simple document by Lani Kitkowski a
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Tehama County sheriff’s deputies are investigating today the theft of copper wiring valued at about $1,000 from a Corning man.
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She died around 4:30 a.m. this morning in front of the Klamath River RV Park a short distance from the Hwy. 101 bridge. Not sure yet what she died from. She recently collided with a boat and evidently received an...
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YREKA – Two Fresno area residents remain in custody today in Siskiyou County jail in connection with an alleged assault in Dorris on Friday in which a pistol was reportedly pointed at another pair sitting in a car.
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11907 Livona Ln Redding CA 96003 prior to damage Here’s a bank owned property that was for sale which mysteriously burned. Of note, a few days ago, you could
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I received the following email from Ashala Tylor at 3:47 a.m.: "She is free and by the bridge." Hallelujah is my message. More later. I need to sleep. It's been a long night. The photo was taken by Ashala two...
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It will be sunny and hot today in Redding with a high temperature near 98 degrees, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. That hot weather will continue throughout the week with forecasters saying the high temperature in Redding should be near 98 degrees on Wednesday and about 99 degrees on Thursda
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Of necessity, sushi restaurants are usually quite small, little more than a mini-van’s worth of seats. It takes time to turn out sushi and it does not lend itself to sitting around like McWhoppers, so the number of diners allowed in has to be limited. And this is not a food that can be turned [...]
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Take a stroll back in time and relive the McCloud area’s unique heritage this weekend, starting Friday (Aug. 19). St. Joseph’s barbeque tri-tip dinner from 5-8 p.m. and an old fashioned melodrama “The Strange, Secret Saga of the Star-Crossed Stage Coach Station or Black Berta Goes the Wong Way” held at 7 p.m. begin
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The U.S. Forest Service has opened for public comment through the Federal Register a draft report that outlines its policies and procedures on Indian Sacred Sites. The 60-day comment window follows ongoing dialogue between the forest service and tribal representatives on sacred sites. The Forest Service will accept public c
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Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., opens Linda Vivas's show, "Birth~Mirth~Morph~Earth," with a reception on Friday (Aug. 19), from 6 to 9 p.m. and a special presentation at 7:30. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vivas' works emphasize the phenom
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A 25-year-old man was arrested Monday night on suspicion of domestic violence and related charges after he allegedly beat a woman, police said.
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The Redding City Council may meet in closed session mid-afternoon rather than late at night or the wee morning hours.
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Even before the Shasta Sunset Dinner Train closed nearly two years ago, talk that the business had been sold was circulating in McCloud.
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Drowned man was from Oakland
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The Redding City Council may meet in closed session mid-afternoon rather than late at night or the wee morning hours.
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The figurative ink was barely dry on new political maps released Monday when three sitting Republican lawmakers announced they would be running for office in new state Assembly and Senate districts that include Shasta, Tehama and Siskiyou counties.
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Shasta County has rejected the claim of a woman who was booked into the county jail earlier this year and demanded $100,000 after she had a miscarriage after a medical employee allegedly gave her the wrong medication.
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In 1911: Thirteen dwellings and the Methodist Church burned in Delamar. The fire was thought to have been caused by defective wiring. The total loss was hard to estimate because most the houses were vacant and of nominal value. The fire left Delamar practically barren of privately owned homes. The company's row of homes
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More than 50 people gathered in downtown Anderson on Monday night for a candlelight vigil to remember Sou Ian Saeturn, who was killed Saturday in a fight.
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UnBEElievable Deals, in the Cypress Square shopping center at 161 Locust Ave., opened Friday. The discount retail store is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
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An unoccupied 1,200- square-foot home east of Redding was destroyed in a fire early Monday.
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Mama just beached herself a short distance downstream from the bridge near the Klamath River RV Park. In fact, I was told she sort of floated down the river and ended up on the side of the river. She is...
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It took six boxes of coloring pencils and years of effort, but Gary Muir finally found his niche as a writer and illustrator of books about animals.
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When all the shower gifts were opened and the guests had gone home, I collapsed on a sofa with the guest of honor to eat one last cupcake and rub her feet.
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See who was where at what recent area event.
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Vernon Packer, Redding
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The GOP and Democratic leadership overlooked — snubbed, would be the more accurate term — the Gang of Six when it picked the Senate half of the 12-member "super committee" that is charged with coming up with a $1.5 trillion savings plan by Thanksgiving.
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For many years, it could have been standard to suggest that entering high school students look around their homerooms on the fall semester's first day and notice everyone present. Because they could expect that one out of three of those students would not graduate with them.
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Raymond John, Redding
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If you drove through the Interstate 5-Highway 89 interchange last week, you might have noticed traffic counters across the roadways and freeway ramps, and even some Caltrans personnel alongside the road, watching how traffic flows. Caltrans intends to use the information it gathers to design potential alternatives for the i
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Redding police this evening found a 25-year-old woman who they said had been missing since Sunday morning and was in danger because she’s developmentally delayed, dispatchers said.
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On Monday, August 15, 2011, at approximately 10:51 a.m., the Redding Police Department received a report of a missing person. The missing person is identified as Ester Diane Schilling, of Redding. Ms. Schilling went missing on Sunday, August 14, 2011, at approximately 10 a.m. from her residence in the south west Redding are
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The Red Bluff Little League All-Stars may have been denied a trip to the Little League World Series, but it wasn't enough to keep them from being what they are in the first place — kids.
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HUD has published a new map based website that shows all the local government owned homes for sale from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD. All in one place. It seems to have some bugs today, but it has great promise. We applaud the effort to make it easier for the buyer to locate government owned homes for sale. As always
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To all who are sick of the real problems being ignored, sick of the fact that abused women are told not to say anything about the abuse in court or risk losing their children and sick of organizations that profess to be concerned and action oriented on this subject; you must come out to this meeting and make sure they k
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A man who presumably drowned Saturday while swimming in Hirz Bay at Lake Shasta was identified today as Danny Savath, 25, of Oakland, the Shasta County Coroner’s Office announced today.
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Anderson Police say an Oakland Man was murdered next to City Hall just before Midnight Saturday. The exact cause of death for 31-year-old Sue Saeturn has not been determined. He was found at the Corner of Howard and Silver Streets by Officers responding to a Report of a Street Fight. Police searched a nearby House and qu
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A Corning Man is Jailed after an alleged Hit-And-Run with a Pedestrian early Sunday Morning. A little before 2AM, 20-year-old Bryan Alvares was apparently driving in a vacant Field East of Toomes Avenue when he got his Ford Ranger Pickup stuck. After Friends helped to free the Pickup, alvares reportedly took off at a hig
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A Team of Youngsters from Red Bluff has ended its run for the Little League World Series after being beaten by a Team from Orange County. The Ocean View Little League All-Stars from Huntington Beach advanced with a 2-1 Victory over Red Bluff in the West Region Tournament Championship Game Saturday In San Bernardino. Ocea
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The community once contained a 1,000 ft. mountain of pure white quartz (although some say it was shorter). People back then said the quartz was so bright you could see it shining through the pine trees as you approached the...
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A Bill has been introduced in the State Legislature to provide Funding for the State Veterans Home in Redding. The Bill, sponsored by North State Senator Doug LaMalfa and Assemblyman Jim Nielsen, would transfer 8-Point-1 Million Dollars to the Department of Veterans Affairs to be used to operate the Facility under constr
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An Earthquake struck off the Northern California Coast Sunday. The Magnitude 4-Point-Oh was detected by the U-S Geological Survey at 12:27 Sunday Afternoon, and was centered 62 miles West of Trinidad.
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There is a rumor going around that Mama's left pectoral fin was injured in the mishap with the boat. It is NOT true! I just talked to Professor Dawn Goley from Humboldt State University, one of many scientists who have...
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SACRAMENTO — California's voter-created citizens commission has certified the state's new legislative and congressional maps, scrambling the political landscape and setting off a wide-open campaign season next year.
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The setting of a trial date for Charles David Berlinghoff, who's accused of a series of sex crimes in connection with the one-month-long disappearance last year of his teenage niece, was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court until Sept. 6.
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The hostage takers won.
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Gary Self, Redding
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As they have almost every Friday since March, following weekly prayers, Syrians poured out of their mosques and into the streets, calling for a litany of reforms in their repressive government.
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Jan Thielemann, Redding
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Jan Thielemann, Redding
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Next Race: Summit Super Series Bracket Racing Our points series continues with a special Evening Race Event. Saturday August 20 Gates open at 5pm, racing at 6 pm. STREET LEGAL RACE Saturday August 27 at 6 pm Back to School race – High Schoolers with proper cards pay no tech card fee to race.
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Here are the links to the channel 7 tv report on the 8/12 govabuse protest, the slide show and article on anewscafe.com and the write up on the KRCR news website.      [www.youtube.com]
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Firefighters were sent this morning to a fire that destroyed a 1,200-square-foot Livona Lane home east of Shasta College.
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Sunny skies and a high temperature near 93 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast today, officials with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight’s low will be around 63 degrees. Tuesday should be sunny and hot with a high temperature near 97 degrees, while the high for Wednesday and Thursday should be
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The Mad Hatter and the Red Queen have taken over the financial system in this country and maybe the world. Standard and Poor’s downgraded the financial rating of the United States from “AAA,” the highest rating, to “AA+,” the next step down. Suddenly the sky is falling. Everybody knows that S&P, as it is calle
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Tuesday: Yoga Meditation: Open class Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Bohemian Art Loft in Redding. $5. Saturday: Tai Chi for Health: Open class Saturdays, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Bohemian Art Loft. $5. Mumblefinger in concert: Low down bluesy funk trio. Friday (Aug. 19) at 7:30 p.m. at the Bohemian Art Loft. [...]
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Shasta County landowner Karen Freitas has worked with the staff of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) since 2009, when she sought help recovering from a devastating wild fire that had burned much of her 160-acre tree farm the previous summer. Helping agricultural producers recover after a natural disaste
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Churn Creek Bottom Homeowners and Friends are currently making a last ditch stand to stop the massive shopping mall planned for I-5 at Knighton Road in south Redding. Organizer Becky Anderson said the group hopes to get the matter to the vote of the people by gathering 6,500 valid registered Shasta County voters' signatures
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An Oakland man was killed late Saturday across the street from Anderson City Hall, police said.
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1911: John Watson, a teamster employed by the Mountain Copper Company died after being struck by a lump of red hot slag. Watson had hauled slag to the bay all day. As his last load struck the water, it exploded and a piece weighing 150 pounds caught him over the heart. He died 20 minutes later on the bay shore.
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A 34-year-old Weed man died Thursday after he was thrown from his motorcycle when it hit a curb, officers said.
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The abrupt departure of its general manager won't have an immediate impact on KIXE's day-to-day activities.
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Rebekah Coon-Niemeir knows exactly where she will be at 7:30 a.m. today.
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The California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) is convening a series of stakeholder meetings throughout the state to receive input and recommendations on several critical initiatives: the state’s realignment proposal, and, the proposal to eliminate ADP and the transfer of remaining state functions to new dep
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It has happened! A collision between a boat of onlookers and Mama (see photo). The "accident" was seen by everyone on the bridge and it's not certain whether Mama was hurt. The boat quickly left, but to everyone's dismay, soon...
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Mark your calendar for August 27th. This is going to be fun. It all starts at 7:00 a.m. with a pancake breakfast to get you going. After breakfast there's a parade at 9:30 a.m., then a stagecoach robbery, an Annie...
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A 34-year-old Weed man died Thursday after he was thrown from his motorcycle when it hit a curb, officers said.
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Weather Discussion: Monday (the 15th) will be sunny with high temperatures of 91 to 94. Temperatures will warm Tuesday and Wednesday as the high pressure area that is over the central U.S. once again pushes back toward the west. High temperatures on these days will be the upper 90s to near 100. Thursday through the [...]
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Do you have strong faith, strong enough to persevere? Strong enough to persevere in spite of obstacles? Or is it a faith that easily gives up? Faith in what? Chance, Fate, God? The message today really has to do with: “What kind of faith do we possess, and in what kind of God.” Today’s Gospel
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When construction began on the Pit One Powerhouse at Fall River Mills in 1919, employee houses were built on the property soon after. This was one of many. The mystery photo house is the building at the left end. All...
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I was out and about last night for the Second Saturday ArtHop, even if I did get out a little late!  I was Disappointed that I did not get to have a Spot on the Hop with my show at the Bohemian Art Loft, but alas, it is the"Traveling Bohemians" after all!  They had an out of town performance so they could not be o
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An Oakland man was killed late last night near the intersection of Silver and Howard streets in Anderson, police said.
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Maybe they teach how to use spell-check instead. (Or maybe the teacher's British.) Photo of banner in Happy Valley....
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It should be another warm day in Redding, with sunny skies and a high temperature of 94 degrees. The low tonight is expected to drop down to 62 degrees. Monday is supposed to cool down a bit, with a high temperature of 90 degrees. But by Tuesday, expect temperatures to be back up to 94 degrees.
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Redding Toastmaster’s Club Toast at Noon (TAN) is hosting an outrageously funny Humorous Speech Contest on Wednesday, August 17 from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. The group meets at Cal Trans on Riverside Drive in Redding, CA. If you’ve never been to Toastmasters, this is a fun way to get started. Why Toastmasters? If you’re
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Remember being a kid on the first day of school? If you were anything like me, it was a bittersweet day, the end of summer nearly eclipsed by the excitement of a new year. You probably woke up before your alarm clock sounded. If you were lucky, your mom woke you with a kiss on [...]
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What: Shasta Youth Symphony Auditions (for Shasta's College's Community Concert Band audition, click here.) When: Wednesday, August 17, at 4 p.m. Where: Shasta College Room 633, 19475 Shasta College Dr, Redding, CA 96003 The Shasta Youth Symphony will be recruiting new players for the upcoming fall academic year. New string
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The Shasta College Community Concert Band invites all interested musicians to join this 100+ member ensemble for the new fall 2011 semester. The ensemble is open to all community members who read music and play a standard wind band instrument (woodwind, brass, or percussion) and does not require auditions. The Community Ban
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The true forces of civilization are often forgotten when we think about the Wild West.
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It's easy to understand their pain, but the family and friends of Kenneth Ray Wilson would do well to wait for actual evidence before calling his death a murder and accusing law enforcement officers of racism.
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I think, most of the time, people die the way they live. And I don't mean when you get hit by a truck... here one moment, gone the next. I'm talking about the way most of us die. When you know it's coming.
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Our nation has just been downgraded from our long-standing AAA+ credit rating to AA+ rating by Standard and Poor's, one of the big three ratings agencies. This was not expected by the GOP-stymied caucus debating our raising of the debt ceiling. I think that the root cause of this decision by Standard and Poor's is t
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Jackie Williams, Bella Vista
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Robert Grosch, Palo Cedro
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Joe Bahlke, Red Bluff
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Alfred Farber, Redding
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Loyce Kinzel, Redding
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If you're the parent or an educator of seventh- through 12th-graders, you've probably heard about the whooping cough — pertussis — booster shot. This vaccine, called Tdap, protects against a highly contagious and dangerous disease described by some as the "100-day cough." You may be asking yourse
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William Stegall, Redding
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Chico employees of Aero Union who were commuting to Sacramento were told Friday their jobs are gone and the air tanker business is being closed. They were told they could pick up their final checks on Monday, according to an employee's wife, who contacted the Enterprise-Record. Employees were told that the entire company wa
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Dear Straight Talk: Harry Potter was such a sensation for so many young people who grew up on the books and then the movies. I would love to hear what Harry Potter meant to them, and if they think it changed the way they think about the world.
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Renae Stramaglia and Joe Sells, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Sept. 24, 2011, at a private home in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Elma Lee Weber of Lake Shastina and Vince Stramaglia of Shelter Cove. She graduated from Shasta High School in 1984. She works for State Fund Insurance as a bill revie
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These days the YMCA is feeling a lot like a Brazilian carnival show. The building is being rocked with the sounds of Latin music, dance moves and the giggles of boys and girls.
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Chanel Stallings and Heather McCoy, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Sept. 22, 2012, in Redding. Stallings' parents are Sandra and Eric Stallings of Tigard, Ore. McCoy's parent is Tina McCoy of Baltimore.
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Our friends up the street just left for an RV outing to someplace where hungry trout are lurking. It could be in Idaho or Montana, or points far beyond.
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Rudyard Kipling once said San Francisco has one disadvantage.
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Nadine Alison McClenaghan and Mohamed Allali, both of Newport News, Va., were married June 25, 2011, at Tierra Oaks Golf Course. A reception followed at Tierra Oaks. Michael Kiley officiated. The bride is the daughter of Alan and Nadine McClenaghan of Redding. She was born in Alameda, moving to Redding in 1993. She gradua
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Caitlin Pennington and Julian Ingalls, both of Vacaville, are engaged to be married Sept. 24, 2011, at St. Martins Catholic Church in Sunnyvale. The bride-elect is the daughter of Candy and Ed Pennington of Redding. She graduated from Anderson High School in 2007. She attended Shasta College and studied psychology and soc
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Shayna Carroll and Brian Williams, both of Redding, are engaged to be married Oct. 8, 2011, at the bride's parents' property in Montgomery Creek. The bride-elect is the daughter of Matthew and Theresa of Montgomery Creek. She is a a 2005 graduate of Foothill High School and earned her B.A. in English from National Universi
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Shauna Trusas of Redding and Doug Jones of Sebastopol were married June 4, 2011, at Jones Estate in Sebastopol. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Jones Estate. Col. John Rodgers officiated. The bride is the daughter of Tony and Elaine Trusas of Redding. She is a 1998 graduate of Shasta High School, 2001 graduate
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Laura Hendrich and Dwayne Phillips, both of Roseville, were married May 28, 2011, at Timber Cove Lodge in South Lake Tahoe. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Lakefront Weddings. Ron Orr officiated. The bride is the daughter of David and Kari Hendrich of Redding. She graduated from Foothill High School in 2004. S
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With bad economic and military news, a novel about a weapon of mass destruction on a gigantic scale might seem a bit of overload, but "Trader of Secrets" by Steve Martini is so well-written that there's only a slight sag in that "muddy middle" authors dread.
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Jessica Damron of Chico and Derek Hawley of Corning were married June 25, 2011, at T.J. Farms in Chico. The ceremony was followed by a barbecue at T.J. Farms. Dave Workman officiated. The bride is the daughter of Loretta and Jeff Damron of Chico. She graduated with a master's degree in social work from Chico State Univers
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Kendra Fowler and Michael Caton, both of Kennewick, Wash., are engaged to be married Oct. 1, 2011, at Alliance Church in Missoula, Mont. The bride-elect is the daughter of Barbara Fowler of Missoula, Mont.; and Bruce and Sara Fowler of Missoula, Mont. She is a previous resident of Anderson. She is a graduate of the Univer
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Wendy Bruce of Los Molinos and Joe Gallaty of Orland were married June 11, 2011, at Clough Ranch in Los Molinos. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the same location. The bride is the daughter of Gordon and Leslie Bruce of Los Molinos. She graduated from Chico with her MBA in May, and is employed by Cornerstone Ba
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Christina Huey and Travis Eliason, both of Vallejo, were married May 9, 2011, at the Shasta County Clerk's office in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the home of the bride's parents. Allison Denofrio officiated. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Nancy Huey of Redding. She graduated from Shasta Hi
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Update, Aug. 15: The man who presumably drowned while swimming in Lake Shasta's Hirz Bay has been named today as Danny Savath of Oakland, Shasta County Coroner-Investigator Teri Veazey said. Savath's cause of death is pending toxicology test results. ***** On Saturday, August 13, 2011, at 1422 hours (2:22 p.m.), the Shasta
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SAN BERNARDINO — The Red Bluff Little League All-Stars' dream was only three short outs away from reality.
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State of the City lunch set for Sept. 8 in Anderson
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Although rain and snow were bountiful this spring, state biologists are asking ranchers and farmers near the Scott and Shasta rivers to voluntarily cut back their irrigation water use to protect threatened coho salmon.
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During the past 14 years, student enrollment at Shasta County schools has been in a long, slow decline.
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ANDERSON — Next year's Sierra Cascade Logging Conference will be held at the Shasta District Fair grounds, the organization's board of directors have decided.
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It used to be that when people used the words "brand" and "Tehama County" in the same breath, cattle automatically came to mind.
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After undergoing an exercise similar to Tehama County's, Oxnard city councilors last month officially adopted a brand that labels the Southern California municipality "a destination that creatively celebrates international culture."
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Shasta County's Health and Human Services Agency wants to restructure its management to save money and make services more efficient.
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Five north state teens were honored last Sunday at AT&T Park during the S.F. Giants Community Fund's Education Day.
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Q: What traffic rules govern people riding Rascal-type scooters on the street and sidewalks? Are they considered pedestrians, bicycles or vehicles? During the past couple of days, I have seen a gentleman break several traffic rules on Bonnyview.
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T.G.I. Friday's is coming to downtown Redding. Well, that's the rumor that's been buzzing about for weeks.
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Local computer experts say small-business owners need to know how their company's data can be at risk and need to regularly safeguard against them and keep security systems up to date.
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I wasn't surprised to find license plates from Washington and Nevada mixed in with those for California in the parking lot next to the McCloud River's Lower Falls. The lush scenery and spectacular waterfalls of the McCloud River draw sightseers from all over Northern California and beyond. In the dog days of summer,
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Dear Babe: I have some Signal Oil 3.5-x-5.5 cards depicting players from the Los Angeles Angels and Hollywood Stars of the PCL. The cards were drawn by Al Demaree, pitcher for the N.Y. Giants (1912-1919). The cards include Reggie Otero and Don Osborn of the Angels and Jimmy Dykes (manager) and Tony Lupien of the Stars.̵
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In 1911: The Board o