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September 19th, 2011

A pedestrian has reportedly been struck by a vehicle on Highway 299, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Fall brings a bevy of activities to the north state.
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In the past several days, I have spent a lot of time thinking and singing and gliding with Henry.
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See who was where at what recent event in the north state.
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You folks know your Beatles. That was indeed John Lennon in "How I Won the War."What I thought was most interesting was that some of you wrote things like, "I know it isn't John Lennon, but it sure looks like him."Good job!
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As you all are probably aware, Lucky Jesrani is very dedicated to the service club he is a member of: The Active 20-30 Club of Redding.The Redding 20-30 Club has fantastic news about a new event that it will be promoting and hosting, specifically the Sundial Film Festival.  See article at anewscafe.com
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Q. What is faith? What does the term mean to you? Faith seems to be the connective tissue between hope, risk and trust. It doesn’t require absolute certainty, but does nudge us to do something beautiful with the beliefs we have. I hope to honor the faith of everyone I meet. Rod Brayfindley United Methodist Church, Redding
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Shasta County Superior Court footage shows alleged escapee as he's wrestled to ground and hit with stun gun.
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A former second-grade Redding schoolteacher arrested Sunday on $2.2 million in warrants pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court to a series of felony charges against her.
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A man carrying a gun robbed a Happy Camp bank this morning.
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Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said today the benefits of removing dams on the Klamath River appear to far outweigh the negatives, and he called those who continue to oppose the removal plans “naysayers” set on derailing a hard-fought deal.
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William Magee made the first official map of Shasta County. George Baker was the first man to marry in Shasta County, while Levi Tower was the first to divorce. Benjamin Swasey planted the first orange tree here. They and a...
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A Red Bluff Man has Died from Burns He suffered in a Crash Sunday Afternoon. Just before 3 O’clock, 50-Year-Old Daryoosh Kaveh was driving a 1968 Volkswagon Beetle Southbound on Paskenta Road approaching Live Oak Road. For Reasons Unknown, Kaveh swerved to the left and onto the Shoulder of the Road, then back to th
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has Released the name of a Bicyclist who was Struck and Killed by a Train Saturday Morning in South Redding. At around 9AM, Witnesses say the Man, Identified as 21-Year-Old Skyler White, was riding a Mountain Bike alongside the Railroad Tracks South of Canyon Road when a Northboun
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A Redding Man was Convicted by a Jury on Friday of Holding his Wife Captive and Brutalizing Her. In February of last year, 34-Year-Old Patrick Farmer held his Estranged Wife overnight in a Motor Home on his Father’s North Redding Property. He Strangled Her, Threatened Her with a Knife, repeatedly Punched Her in the
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A Reported Armed Robbery of a Residential Marijuana Garden in Mountain Gate turned out to be just the result of Methamphetamine-induced paranoia, according to Sheriff’s Department Investigators. At around 5:30 Sunday Morning Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies and Highway Patrol Officers were sent to Wonderland
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A Former School Teacher who’s been on the lam since walking out of a Shasta County Courtroom was Captured Sunday Afternoon. Just after Two O’clock, Redding Police arrived at a Hilltop Drive Motel looking for 44-Year-Old Diane Fisher. The Former Rother Elementary School Teacher was Wanted on a number of Theft,
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A large number of Wounded Military Veterans call Shasta County their Home, and the Board of Supervisors is Officially Recognizing that fact. At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisor’s Meeting, a Proclamation will declare Shasta County as a “Purple Heart County” and Designate September 20th as the Day to r
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I love the Sun’s yearly trip through Virgo. It gives me extra energy and drive to clean the nooks and crannies, to clear the decks. The Sun passing through Virgo may drive the garbage collectors a little mad. I imagine trashed items are popping out of waste containers all over town. We are preparing for [...]
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Probably because of limited space, this morning's front-page story about a Sacramento County experiment in sending parole violators for quick stints in local jails --- as opposed to months-long stints in state prison --- was trimmed before the reporter got...
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A 50-year-old Red Bluff man succumbed to burns he received Sunday when his Volkswagon Beetle crashed near Paskenta in Tehama County.
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We attended this year’s 15th Annual Redding Beer and Wine Festival at the Promenade, and I took a few shots, er, photographs.
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RED BLUFF - An 18-year-old Red Bluff boy was arrested Sunday on suspicion of vandalizing a church, police said this morning.
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It’s going to be a hot week in Redding, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high is expected to be near 97 degrees. In fact, forecasters say, the high temperature should be near 97 degrees nearly every day this work week. Friday's high is expected to be one-degree cooler. But it shou
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A growing number of North State residents bicycle to their jobs, errands and the grocery store, but a variety of roadblocks prevent many more from doing the same. A News Cafe resumes its cycling series, Taken By Two Wheels, with Day 4: a look at safety on Shasta County's bikeways, how regular bike commuters make [...]
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The irony is rich: Anne Wallach Thomas was planning for the next day’s monthly meeting of the Shasta Cascade Bicycle Coalition and, once again, confronting the fact that she would have to drive to the Redding meeting from her Palo Cedro home. “I can’t ride my bike into Redding — I could get killed,” she [...]
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Here's a look at some of the potential bike paths and routes that people are talking about most for the Redding area. Project: The High Route, a 15-mile trail through Whiskeytown National Recreation Area from Kanaka Peak to Coggins Park Road. Outlook: The National Park Service already has rough plans for this remote trail t
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Sara Sundquist, a new mom with an 8-month-old daughter, still manages to ride to work -- and plenty of other destinations -- from her Redding home. Sundquist kept this bicycling journal for A News Cafe as part of its "Taken By Two Wheels" project. Sunday, June 26 and Monday, June 27 No riding. Tuesday, June [...]
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Caltrans Project Engineer Chris Gaido of Redding commutes to work, church and errands on his bike. He kept this bicycling journal for A News Cafe's cycling series, "Taken By Two Wheels." Tuesday, June 28 Morning commute in the rain. I live in the Garden Tract and work downtown, so my commute is very short. It’s [...]
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Just what the north state needs to burnish its recreational allure — one more Superfund site listing.
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Once again, the California Legislature has shown it slavishly follows the Golden Rule: He's who's got the gold, makes the rules.
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Susan McClure and Brock McCulloch, both of Ferndale, were married on April 16, 2011, at Ferndale Community Church. A reception followed at the Ferndale Community center. Pastor Jeff Miller, the groom's uncle, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Willie and Jeannie McClure of Redding. She completed home school in 2007
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One can but wonder whether Bruce Chandler completely exhausted his far-left intellect composing Thursday's vitriolic diatribe ("50-Word Dash" accusing Republicans of reviling police and firemen who gave their lives on 9/11.
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In college I learned that the American system of government demonstrates a flexibility that blesses us and the whole world. But now we are seeing signs that such flexibility is in deep trouble.
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On a recent Friday night, my 16-year-old daughter met some friends at Prime 11 Cinemas in Anderson to see a late show. The following day my daughter realized her wallet was missing from her purse. After searching our home, she realized it must have gotten lost at the theater.
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Oakmont defeated West Valley to take the championship of the Red Bluff Invitational Volleyball Tournament on Saturday.
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Julia Boserup generally has low-key personality away from the tennis courts, but passionate during matches.
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WHISKEYTOWN NATIONAL RECREATION AREA — More than 100 teams ran around Whiskeytown Lake on Sunday morning as part of the SWEAT running club's annual relay race.
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Following two recent fatal crashes in which pilots wrecked while performing stunts near crowds, those planning this weekend's Redding Air Show 2011 assured potential spectators they've taken steps to ensure everyone's safety.
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MOUNTAIN GATE — A Mountain Gate man going through a "bad trip" on methamphetamine imagined someone was sneaking onto his marijuana grow, so he started shooting early Sunday morning in the home where his two young children were, sheriff's investigators say.
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MOUNTAIN GATE — A Mountain Gate man going through a "bad trip" on methamphetamine imagined someone was sneaking onto his marijuana grow, so he started shooting early Sunday morning in the home where his two young children were, sheriff's investigators say.
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A former second-grade schoolteacher wanted on $2.2 million of warrants was arrested at a Redding motel Sunday.
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1911: Clarence Horne, believed to be a tramp, was brought to Redding from Delta and taken to the county hospital in a nearly lifeless condition, the result of injuries he received in being thrown from freight train No. 11 the evening before.
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Several Shasta County school districts are caught in a budgetary loop: The State Department of Education suggests rating them as "qualified," meaning they're at risk of falling short of minimum requirements to ensure solvency.
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A former second-grade schoolteacher wanted on $2.2 million of warrants was arrested at a Redding motel Sunday.
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Redding Weather Discussion: A large high pressure area will be over the western U.S. this week. This will bring sunny skies to Redding with temperatures 9 to 12 degrees above normal. Monday Redding will see temperatures in the upper 90s. Tuesday and Wednesday will be the warmest days with the high temperatures 100 to 102. [
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Recently I came across a very similiar photo of this person. I was surprised to learn who it was.But then people I have know for fifty years come up to me all the time and start talking, and finally they ask, "You don't know who I am, do you?" and I have to admit, "You're right. Haven't a clue." So just because
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A former second-grade schoolteacher wanted on $2.2 million in warrants, was arrested at a Redding motel today.
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A former second-grade schoolteacher wanted on $2.2 million in warrants, was arrested at a Redding motel today.
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Are you watching the Emmys tonight? View 414 Answers No. I looked at some photos of the red carpet walk and realized I only know who about 5% of the people were.The dresses were pretty, though.
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Stolen from throbinsonBold the things that apply to you...I am an only child.I am Catholic.I am currently in my PJs.I am currently pregnant.I am currently suf
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A 24-year-old Red Bluff man was arrested early this morning on suspicion of smashing the window of a Red Bluff cafe.
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A Mountain Gate man going through a “bad trip” on methamphetamine imagined someone was sneaking onto his marijuana grow, so he started shooting early this morning in the same home where his two young children were, sheriff’s investigators allege.
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"I took this photo on Monday, standing on the Diestelhorst at sunset. I thought it came out well (with my iPhone, no less). Kind of a thought that even after 10 years of post 9-11 life, there is still some beauty in the world."
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Here are two quick recipes that don't cost much to make.
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Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs (SSNP) is hosting their Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. SSNP will be serving up a Spaghetti Dinner from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 100 Mercy Oaks Drive in Redding. The dinner will include live music, raffle prizes and Great Family Fun. All Proceeds will support the [..
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We all know about the Pit River Bridge because it's where we get our first birds-eye view of Shasta Lake. It was built when Shasta Lake was being created and was named for the Pit River because it crosses over...
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There is coolness in the morning air and if you look closely you will see leaves turning colors. Autumn is slowly slipping in. The weather channels have Redding in the high 90s for all of next week but that can change. Looking at these photos from November 2009 let me cheat a bit on getting [...]
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High temperatures for Redding should be in the low 90s for most of this week. Today's high is set to reach 93 degrees, dropping down to a low of 61 degrees tonight. Monday's high temperature should also be 93 degrees.
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In July 2011, Shasta County was ranked No. 1 in the state for ensuring restitution was ordered to the Victim Compensation Program. Shasta County is one of 24 counties contracted with the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board to ensure Restitution is ordered and modifications are made to previously impos
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For a supposed victim who claims to need the courts' protection via a restraining order, Jim Nielsen sure manages to come across as a bully.
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Quote of the week goes to Gov. Jerry Brown, who told reporters — apropos of the blizzard of bills that the Legislature passed before its session's end this month — that he'd be vetoing with gusto:
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A national debate is under way about how to get people back to work quickly. These are only temporary solutions. There is a deafening silence when it comes to long-term solutions that global competition and rapid technological change demand for our country to regain a strong and vibrant economy.
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I feel the need to respond to Sandra Castello's letter (last Sunday) regarding Councilwoman Delores Lucero's investigation of Shasta Lake City officials and their waste of taxpayer money.
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Just call me clumsy, but I've stumbled onto another good book with story roots set deep in the hills of Northern California. Actually, Fran read it first after bringing it home from the hands of a neighbor who claimed it was a true delight. She was right.
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English is recognized not only as the universal language but also when spoken correctly as eloquent, beautiful and effective.
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Coryn Lester and Kurt Hartsfield, both of Yakima, Wash., were married Aug. 3, 2011, at the VFW in Anderson. The ceremony was followed a reception at the VFW. William Lester, the father of the bride, officiated. The bride is the daughter of William Lester of Chattanooga, Tenn. The groom is the son of Harvey Hartsfield of
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Christine Campbell and Gabe Newell, both of San Francisco, were married on July 29, 2011, at The Chabrier House on Lake Almanor. Jacob Newell, brother of the groom, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Jack and Melissa Campbell of Chester, N.J. She graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., with a degree
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I have a confession to make. When my husband, Travis, and I first became parents and had our daughter, Payton, almost 11 years ago, I secretly prided myself on how well behaved she was. I'd see other 2-year-olds pitching fits and having meltdowns and think, "Payton doesn't act that way because Travis and I are raising her s
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Adrienne Johnston and Ryan Carpenter, both of Broken Arrow, Okla., were married May 28, 2011, at Saint Gabriel's Catholic Church in Poway. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the bride's parents' home. Deacon Paul Amorino, uncle of the bride, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Alan and Emma Johnston of Poway
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I thank my husband for my knowledge of Croatian American success stories. A Croatian immigrant 25 years ago, his habits are now as American as Uncle Sam. However he can often spot another Croatian or their offspring; an odd ability considering Croatians run the gamut of European phenotypes.
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Whitney Peters and Joseph Hinton, both of Anderson, were married July 23, 2011, at the Elks Lodge in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Elks Lodge. Seth Hinton officiated. The bride is the daughter of Connie Peters of Redding and Pete Peters of Palo Cedro. She is attending the respiratory therapy pro
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If you're a male reader of this column and "women's talk" annoys you, turn away now. However, if you do, you'll miss the newsflash that we women are as unsettled and unprepared for the Change as you are. It's as if we've been traveling along in our "normal" body and suddenly get sucker-punched only to wake up in an alien bo
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Lee and Dorothy Brackin of Glen Rose, Texas, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 9, 2011, with a cruise. They were married Sept. 9, 1961, in Redding. Lee and Dorothy Brackin are both graduates of Shasta Union High School. They lived in Redding until 1964 and moved to Texas where Lee went to work for Dow Che
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Tips to save money at the grocery store
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Dear Straight Talk: When are kids going to learn that anything posted on the Internet is potentially exposed to the world? As a hiring manager, I am floored by the number of applicants who post the most incriminating things on their site: binge drinking, Schedule 1 drug abuse, excessively foul language, degrading comments a
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If it seems like you;re paying more but receiving less, that your food dollars don't stretch as far as they once did, you're right. According to the USDA, this year grocery prices, affected by rising fuel costs, are increasing by 3.5 to 4.5 percent.
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In the Sept. 8 article "Police adjust tactics," it is noted that although there are two fewer traffic officers and no community service officers, the accident rate has declined. How can this be?
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Re: the regrettable shooting of Ken Wilson in south Redding last month and the blaming of the officers involved:
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At 5:30 Sunday morning I left my home to attend the 9/11 memorial for those who lost their lives in a terrorist attack. Standing among my fellow firefighters, military, veterans, and those who live in the communities of Shasta County, I could have not felt more proud to be an American as I did in that moment. I never want t
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California Highway Patrol officers had yet to find the person who on Friday stole a tractor-trailer in Redding, led officers on a freeway chase and then crashed the vehicle into the Klamath River.
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Shasta County Citizens for Democracy announce a new program, starting Sunday, Sept. 18, supporting the national movement, “Rebuilding the American Dream.” Members are inviting everyone, no matter what political party, to participate in demonstrations supporting the tenets of the national “Rebuild the American Dream M
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United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced that today a federal grand jury returned a six-count indictment charging Bobby Joe Kirby, 55, of Reno, Nev., with wire fraud for taking bribes. According to the indictment, Kirby worked as a correctional officer at the California Correctional Center in Susanville, a minimu
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When officers shot a Pit River Indian in south Redding last month, it brought to light a lingering tension between tribe members and police that's been brewing for decades. Both sides say they're now worried about violent retaliation.
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At this point in the season, some prep football teams are starting to claim an identity.
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A man was killed Saturday after being hit by a train while riding his bicycle near tracks in south Redding.
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Q: Monty, I'd like clarification on the matter of yellow lights and what constitutes an infraction.
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Indian experts, local historians and members of the Pit River Tribe say to understand the mistrust some might have toward authorities in the wake of a fatal police shooting of a tribe member last month, one must first look at the tribe's tragic and bloody history.
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Some 55 people spent several hours Saturday morning cleaning up local waterways.
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Arapaho Rose Alpacas will celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days with its third annual open house next Sunday.
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The Knights made some strides Saturday, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Bear Cubs.
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After a long Friday, both Julia Boserup and Olga Puchkova made quick work of their foes on Saturday to advance to today's finals of the 2011 Oak River Rehab Challenger at Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness in Redding.
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In 1911: Supervisors Ferdinand Hurst, Frank F. Brown, W. W. Sublett and George H. Nutting returned from a road inspection trip to the Shingletown and Manton Section. They had been absent three days and traversed most of the roads of that section. It was a dusty trip, but the supervisors didn't mind that they can do some
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The Shasta College women's cross-country team earned first place Saturday at the Beaver Invitational held at American River College.
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With three years left on their contract, Redding firefighters have offered concessions to help the city save cash, begin shoring up a chronically short-staffed department and eventually reopen a west-side fire station.
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Redding is close to settling a long-festering labor dispute with its rank-and-file electric utility workers over benefits reform.
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Over the past few weeks, the Susanville Police Department has received calls of sightings of mountain lions within the City of Susanville, with the most recent citing being of two juvenile cubs last night in the area of Chestnut St. and Ash St. These cubs have been seen on several occasions over the past few [...]
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This September, Common Vision, the traveling tree-planting troupe famous for turning city schoolyards into urban orchards is going rural on a special fall tour that will plant hundreds of fruit trees in Mendocino County, Shasta County, Nevada City, and Chico. Now in its 8th year on the road, Fruit Tree Tour's veggie oil-p
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The Forest Service is waiving fees at hundreds of recreation sites across the country on Saturday, Sept. 24 in recognition of Public Lands Day. The Forest Service has more than 60 project sites for initiatives across the country participating in this hands-on, national volunteer effort to improve America’s lands. Local Fo
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Come out and support the Nor-Cal Region of Edward Jones, hosting the 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament. All proceeds will benefit Wings of Angels, a local organization dedicated to children with cancer and serious illness. www.alyssaswingsofangels.org Costs: $100 per player Includes: green fees, range balls, cart, and lunc
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Learn techniques for growing great garlic, including gourmet garlic, and onions. Cover cropping information will be included. Premium garlic seeds will be offered for sale. Presenter is an organic inspector for the California Certified Organic Farmers; he has been selling at the local Farmers' Market since 1996 and teaches
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Introducing an extraordinary artisan fair of trinkets & baubles, fabu junque couture, rustic chic and shenanigans. Couturier of all things artful & beautiful. Artisan-made & hand-crafted goods. Rustique chic. Upcycled and recycled. Trinkets and baubles. Junque couture. This is the Burlap Harlot Show. Viva La Bur
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Dear Babe: I have 50-plus 3-by-5-inch baseball cards that I just uncovered from my youth. They are all from the early to mid-1960s, but there's no printed date — just numbers of the cards. Additionally there's a copyright symbol with "T.C.G" imprinted. I have Sandy Koufax, Ron Santo, Juan Marichal, Jim
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Redding Police Department officers responded to a train vs. bicyclist traffic collision on the train tracks just east of S/R 273, north of Canyon Road and south of the Clear Creek Bridge. Witnesses stated a Union Pacific train was traveling north on the railroad tracks approaching the Canyon Road area. At the same time, an
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After scrimping and saving, researching and debating, you finally settle on the perfect new PC, only to realize once you get it home and plugged in that you can't get much use out of it until you get the files and programs from your old PC onto your new one.
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There's a Corona commercial where a guy is skipping rocks into a tropical ocean. His BlackBerry starts ringing. He pauses for a moment, picks up the phone and chucks it out into the waves.
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Runners of all ages can participate in a community cross-country event at Simpson University on Saturday.
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After 18 years at the post office, Ann Webber is retiring ... to go back to work.
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Q: I fish out of Morro Bay for halibut but there's no live bait available this year. Because of that, I'd like to try ball bouncing for halibut and am thinking about trolling a Rapalla fishing lure as bait. I have two Rapalla lures with three galvanized treble hooks attached to them. I know the limit is only two hoo
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Americans love their coffee. From Starbucks to Pete's, the sheer number of coffee specialty places is astounding.
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Most families will never know the complications associated with caring for a special needs individual. The special needs group can include children born with physical or mental challenges or adults who have experienced some sort of accident or debilitating disease during their adult life.
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Here's a scenario to consider: You are on a commercial flight headed into San Francisco International Airport.
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WOMEN'S FITNESS AND ADVENTURE CLUB
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Redding celebrates art with the Fall Art Reception at City Hall. Peruse the new exhibit, enjoy complimentary refreshments and live original Shasta County tunes from Still Married and folk-rock singer-songwriter Nick Ciampi. Still Married music celebrates the landscape, the characters and the independent spirit of Far Northe
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California Highway Patrol officers have yet to find a person who stole a truck-tractor in Redding, led the California Highway Patrol on a chase north on Interstate 5 and then crashed the vehicle into the Klamath River.
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The Baird U. S. Fish Hatchery was the first salmon breeding station in the United States. It was established in 1872 by Livingston Stone and named for Professor Spencer E. Baird, the first Federal Fish Commissioner. Established to propagate...
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A man died this morning after being hit by a Union Pacific train in south Redding.
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Sylvan seems an appropriate name for this home. In the single supplied marketing image, there are lots of t
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California Highway Patrol officers say they made one arrest, issue 16 citations and impounded seven vehicles Triday at a drunken-driving and drivers license checkpoint.
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California Highway Patrol officers say they made one arrest, issued 16 citations and impounded seven vehicles Friday at a drunken-driving and drivers license checkpoint.
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Expect the Redding area to stay in the 90s through Friday, with temperatures increasing all week.
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"Eat your weeds," is a comment you might hear in conversation with regional author Alicia Funk. This struck me as humorously ironic given that last week's interview taught us more about ways to effectively eradicate troublesome weeds, but never did we consider eating them. This week, Alicia Funk suggests just that: we shoul
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The Shasta Family YMCA has received a $20,000 grant that will allow it to enhance its Healthier Schools Initiative. The grant will help the YMCA to enhance its contemporary group exercise in its three Healthier Students Initiative schools: Bella Vista Elementary, Cypress Elementary and Lassen View Elementary. The program is
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A Redding man was convicted Friday by a Shasta County Superior Court jury of rape and other charges and faces up to 11 years, 4 months in prison when he's sentenced next month.
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Some acts of heroism leave anyone who hears of them so slack-jawed with admiration that it's hard to believe real human beings are behind them.
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Last week I watched a History Channel documentary on Sputnik. In October 1957, when Sputnik was launched, I was only five, so I couldn't appreciate its galvanizing effect on Cold War America.
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alifornia has a basic speed law. Driving almost 50 miles per hour on Placer Street with the numerous intersecting streets without regard to the safety of fellow motorists deserves a ticket.
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Let's vote under the assumption that, since it takes longer to clean up after elephants, we should elect more elephants.
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America will never be defeated by an enemy on a battlefield.
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The Kilarc pond near Whitmore should be left there for people to enjoy.
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In last Saturday's letter by Randall Eshom, there are some serious errors.
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ANDERSON — Cubs first-year coach Tim Patterson challenged his defense to stop Las Plumas in every way on Friday.
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Authorities were searching the Klamath River on Friday night for a person who stole a truck-tractor in Redding, led the California Highway Patrol on a chase north on Interstate 5 and then crashed the vehicle into the river.
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RED BLUFF — Despite a significant budget blow, the Tehama District Fair will come in with a roar starting Thursday at the fairgrounds on Antelope Boulevard in Red Bluff.
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Honoring veterans is what drives — or flies — Honor Flight Northern California.
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A third manufacturer has its eye on Stillwater Business Park.
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A plea deal prosecutors say was prompted by a loophole in state law resulted in the promise of a maximum one-year jail sentence Friday for a former Anderson police officer charged with kidnapping and raping a woman he was taking to jail.
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COTTONWOOD — The Eagles got over last week's loss in a hurry.
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The unemployment rate in Shasta County in August fell to its lowest point in almost two years, the state reported Friday.
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Time has run out for parents to get their kids vaccinated against whooping cough and, as the final grace period ended Friday, one school faced having to turn away almost one out of every three students.
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A memorial for Joseph "Cowboy" Keirsey will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo.
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Jeannie Pehrson had never missed a Redding Electric Utility payment in her 20 years as a customer.
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Authorities were searching the Klamath River on tonight for a person who stole a truck-tractor in Redding, led the California Highway Patrol on a chase north on Interstate 5 and then crashed the vehicle into the river.
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Fearing for their political futures, California Republicans are going to court and trying to go to the ballot to challenge the new maps, drawn for the first time by and independent commission, for the state Senate and for U.S. Congress....
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Once again, the California Legislature has shown it slavishly follows the Golden Rule: He's who's got the gold, makes the rules.
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Terri Anderson, Redding
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William Stegall, Redding
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Roger Neu, Shasta Lake
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Just what the north state needs to burnish its recreational allure — one more Superfund site listing.
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David Young, Redding
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Gordon B. Greb, Mount Shasta
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Commenter "geol7171" makes -- in a snarky tone -- a fair point in response to today's editorial about the economics of national monuments: Wow, and I have been laboring under the apprehension it was the spotted owl that limited logging...
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Tiffany Hayes, district conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Weaverville, CA, and Jim Fitzgerald, a geologist consultant, were formally recognized for their heroism in a ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Jefferson Auditorium at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC. Agricult
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On Thursday, September 15, 2011, at approximately 6:45 p.m., officers and investigators of the Redding Police Department responded to the “Trusted Friends” marijuana collective located at 1943 Pine Street for an armed robbery. Employees at the business reported that two male subjects entered the business and that one of
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A Redding man was convicted by a Shasta County Superior Court jury today of rape and other charges and faces more than 11 years in prison when he’s sentenced next month.
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It has apparently been a closely guarded secret, but Google has revealed just how much power it takes to run the servers that knit the Internet's data into an instantly searchable database, The NY Times reports: Every time a person...
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A plea deal prosecutors say was prompted by a loophole in state law resulted in the promise of a maximum one-year jail sentence today for a former Anderson police officer charged with kidnapping and raping a woman he was taking to jail.
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Karl guessed the mystery photo correctly at 2:56 pm as the Baird Hatchery. Congratulations Karl! Karl wins a $10 gift certificate from River City Java and a wall certificate thanks to River City Java. Thanks everyone for playing. See you...
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I would like more shade in my food garden, and I have heard that Jerusalem artichokes might be a quick-growing option. What do you think?
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The unemployment rate in Shasta County in August fell to its lowest point in nearly two years, the state reported today. Shasta County's jobless rate last month was 14.2 percent, down from a revised 14.9 percent in July. The rate was nearly a point lower than August 2010's 15.1 percent.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County offered a $10,000 reward today for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who fatally stabbed a man on Aug. 13.
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Tomatoes often crack in a radial pattern or in concentric circles. Radial cracking, the more common, occurs when rain or excess watering follows long dry periods. Tomatoes exposed to the sun may also develop cracks. Avoid cracking by maintaining uniform moisture. A full, leafy canopy also helps protects fruit from the sun a
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Upcoming events include Shasta College's Harvest Fest, a rose and quilt show, holiday design program and a koi auction
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley shares some of her favorite places to shop in Redding
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Smart technology uses moisture sensors and weather monitors to more precisely water home landscapes.
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Faced with a massive nationwide infrastructure that is no longer financially sustainable, the U.S. Postal Service today proposed sweeping changes designed to save the organization up to $3 billion a year by cutting its network of processing facilities by over half and adjusting service standards. Proposals under considerati
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August Unemployment Numbers have been released by the California Employment Development Department. Shasta County’s 14-Point-2 Percent Rate was drop from July’s 14-Point-9 Percent. Shasta County’s Jobless Rate has dropped nearly a Full Percentage Point from a Year ago, and since January, 25-Hundred Jobs
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Another Redding Marijuana Collective has been Robbed. At about 6:45 Thursday Night Two Suspects, described only as Black Men, entered the Trusted Friends Collective at 1943 Pine Street and committed the Robbery. Redding Police Investigations is working on the Case and few Details have been released, such as if the Robber
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A Stockton Man can count Himself as lucky after a Crash on Interstate Five Thursday Night. At around 7 O’clock, Thomas Winkleman was Northbound near Knighton Road when, for unknown reasons, He lost control of his Toyota Camry. The small Car crossed the Median, and into the Southbound Lanes, where it was struck broa
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The Redding City Council will be asked to approve a new 6-Year Contract with Redding Firefighters, as well as a 3-Year Contract with City Electrical Workers. The Proposed Contracts will be up for Votes at Tuesday Night’s Meeting. The Firefighters’ Contract is expected to save 2-Point-5 Million Dollars for the
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An allegedly Intoxicated Trucker ran into the wrong Car Wednesday Night. At about 9:30 a C-H-P Officer had somebody pulled over in the Parking Lot of the Super 8 Motel on Churn Creek Road. Meanwhile 49-Year-Old Dean Giddings was leaving the Parking Lot in a 2012 Kenworth, and drove the Big Rig head-on into the Patrol Car
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No Arrests were made at a Sobriety Checkpoint conducted by Redding Police Thursday Night. It was set up on Hartnell Avenue near Reservoir Drive. 515 Vehicles passed through the Checkpoint, 342 Drivers were screened by Officers, Ten were detained for Further Investigation, and One Field Sobriety Test was given. The C-H-P
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A wildfire shut down Highway 3 near Hayfork this afternoon.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County announced today a reward of up to $1,000 for information on the Sept. 8 robbery of the California Patients Collective.
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Fire crews headed to Big Bend this afternoon to put out a 1/10-acre wildfire.
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The criminal trial for a Redding man accused of fondling his then-13-year-old daughter three years ago was put off today in Shasta County Superior Court until Jan. 24.
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These two buildings were not homes. They were living quarters at a place of business. What was the business? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a...
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  The best thing about owning a photography studio is the long term relationships we create with our clients. The toddler in this picture was photographed by us as a newborn in the same guitar case. It was really cool to see her new sister in the same case she was in and to see how big she has gro
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A car driven by a grandmother taking a 3-year-old boy to his daycare center was rammed from behind by an SUV this morning on Lake Boulevard in Redding. The impact from the 7:55 a.m. collision pushed the car through a wooden fence and into ABC Child Care's front door.
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The Redding Police Department conducted a drunken-driving and driver’s license checkpoint Thursday night on Hartnell Avenue, but didn't arrest anyone for DUI.
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If you like light breezes and temperatures in the mid-80s, today's your day. The National Weather Service says to expect sunny skies in Redding today with a high near 86. Expect a light 5 to 8 mph breeze. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 57. The weekend will be slightly warmer, but afternoon high temperature
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I don't yet have a high-speed Interweb connection. I'm not sure when that's going to happen either, since in the wilds of Wyoming, things move at a very different pace.That said, I'm using my iPhone as a hotspot, knowing that my next mobile bill will give me the willies. So posts will be when I can get to them.
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Recently my father had to be hospitalized. His condition required more than an overnight stay. I am thankful for hospitals and the staff who work tirelessly providing quality care. Yet, hospitals aren’t usually happy places. Of course, it’s a different story if the visit is to welcome a new baby. But most of us will [..
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Preseason games often are treated as early testaments to teams' progress since their summer workouts.
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Cancer survivors, their friends, family and supporters gathered Thursday evening at the Market Street Promenade in downtown Redding to remember lost loved ones and gain support for next year's Relay for Life.
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A Redding man charged with attempted murder for allegedly hitting his young son over the head with a baseball bat was given a Jan. 18 trial date on Thursday as he continues to consider a plea offer.
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A sheriff's deputy shot and killed an aggressive black bear early Wednesday morning in the Fall River Mills area after the bear entered a man's property and stalked his livestock, attacked a goat and mauled his dog.
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The Blue Ledge Mine in Siskiyou County has been added to a list of the worst polluted places in the country, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday.
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At first glance, Lauren Davis doesn't look like a rising pro women's tennis player.
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The U-Prep High School volleyball team swept Etna in three sets 25-14, 25-14, 25-14 on Thursday.
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A Redding man who tried to escape from a Shasta County courtroom during his arraignment Wednesday was back in the same courtroom Thursday afternoon — this time in ankle restraints and handcuffs.
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A federal grand jury returned a six-count indictment Wednesday against a prison guard at California Correctional Center in Susanville.
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Editor's note:Today we take an in-depth look at volleyball teams fielded by the larger high schools in the north state.
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A 19-year-old Redding man arrested in June after he stabbed Bowen Thomas Parks, 27, four times at his Bundy Court apartment pleaded guilty Thursday to assault with a deadly weapon in exchange for a five-year prison sentence.
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In 1911: Word has been received that a postal savings bank would be established in Kennett and that it was to open for business Oct. 13. Kennett was favored because it was home to a large labor force.
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Redding's mail-processing center is one of 250 facilities across the country the cash-strapped Postal Service is considering closing.
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When Linda Roland entered Shasta College's cafeteria Thursday afternoon, she noticed a set of tables with flags, balloons, cake and a big poster.
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The California Fish and Game Commission today took emergency action to close the abalone fishery along part of the northern California coast. Specifically, the Commission voted 3-0 to close the fishery in the entirety of Sonoma County. Commissioners Daniel Richards and Richard Rogers were not in attendance. This action was
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The North State Photography Association presents ... beautiful images taken by their members. They will be holding a reception to celebrate their show Saturday, Sept. 17 from 6-8 p.m. Come join them to meet this talented group of people at their first formal showing. Some pieces are for sale while others are strictly for sh
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Agenda 1. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS (INFORMATION) 2. PUBLIC COMMENT (INFORMATION) Members of the public will have the opportunity to address the Committee on any issue within the jurisdiction of the Committee. Speakers will be limited to three minutes. 3. COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL PROPOSED CONTRACT FOR ADOPTIONS, SHELTERING,
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Please join Liberty Arts as we welcome Pacific Rim Sculptors Group up from the Bay Area for an exhibition of 2-D and 3-D art. Also enjoy the Yreka Downtown Art Walk, where several local businesses and storefronts on Miner Street showcase work by local artists. There will be a special post-reception late dinner served next [
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A new program to help domestic violence survivors use their voices of experience to assist others through advocacy, education, and empowerment will become a reality, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon. The “VOICES Committee” will be comprised of a local group of survi
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California Highway Patrol officers and fire crews are en route to southbound Interstate 5 just south of Knighton Road where a two-vehicle collision took place about 7:15 p.m. today.
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Redding police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred this evening at the Trusted Friends marijuana collective on Pine Street.
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If the materials are visible I will make something. I have placed cloth that currently fascinates me right on my work table. Here are my two latest creations: The Pirate shroom is small and dark. This is what comes of playing with last year’s Halloween material. Spider web see-through cloth makes a strange punky mushr
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There's nothing wrong with a place being attractive to retirees, but if an economy depends on people spending money they've earned elsewhere, it's not a sign of strength. We just can't, collectively, retire for a living.
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Tony Manning (letter, Sept. 8) criticizes the Redding Police Department and California Highway Patrol officers for missed shots in the shootout with Kenneth Wilson.
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The Great Social Security Debate, Proposition 1: Of course it's a Ponzi scheme.
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If you were looking for a reason to tear up in slack-jawed admiration of a real-deal war hero, this is the story you should read: WASHINGTON -- President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday to a young former...
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A regular question asked to me by people is about the difference between Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common. The terms can get sometimes confusing, but each for of ownership is unique and involves different rights when there are multiple owners.  Below I describe the different forms of ownership of Real Estate:
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As part of its 2011 tour, the China National Acrobatic Troupe, a part of the National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China, will perform Saturday at the Cascade Theatre.
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Lower Springs came to life in 1849 as Lower Reading Springs. It was one of Shasta County's first three important settlements, the other two were Shasta and Horsetown. It was first named Lower Reading Springs to distinguish it from nearby Upper Reading Springs, what Shasta was first called.
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BloodSource seeks volunteers to provide customer and refreshment service, and donor supervision.
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A Redding man who tried to flee Wednesday from a Shasta County courtroom at his arraignment was back in the same courtroom this afternoon.
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The Redding mail processing center is one of 250 facilities across the country the cash-strapped Postal Service is considering closing.
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Skip Murphy makes a brilliant find in the tax delinquency list that could almost be a riff on one of the slogans sent Marc Beauchamp's way....
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A 19-year-old Redding man arrested in June after he allegedly stabbed another Redding man four times, including once in the head, pleaded guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court to assault with a deadly weapon in exchange for a 5-year prison sentence.
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Shasta-Trinity National Forest officials announced today the number of fires sparked from lightning strikes during the past three days has grown to 22 from the 19 reported Wednesday.
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It's exact location is unknown although it was located alongside Star City Creek, a branch of the McCloud River in far northern Shasta County. Star City was a gold mining district established in the 1850s and boasted a population of...
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The Blue Ledge Mine in Siskiyou County has been added to a list of the worst polluted places in the country, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today.
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For the first time in Five Years, Elmer Fudd will be delayed by Doug LaMalfa this Year. Opening Day of Waterfowl Season on Type-A State and Federal Hunting Areas in the Sacramento Valley will be October 29th, One Week later than the rest of the “Balance of State Zone”. The reason is Rice. This Year’s Ri
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The Staggering Number of Separate Fires burning throughout Northern California may seem overwhelming, and they certainly have State and Federal Crews doing a lot of traveling, but thanks to the Rain that came along with the Lightning, all of the Fires are small. As of Wednesday 32-Hundred Lightning Strikes within 24 Hour
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A 44-Year-Old Woman from Fall Rivers Mills was Killed in a Single-Vehicle Traffic Accident in the Fall River Valley. According to the Shasta County Coroners Office, 44-Year-Old Regina Nalton was Killed in the Crash that apparently happened sometime Tuesday Night, and was discovered at about 8 O’clock Wednesday Morn
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Shasta County Sheriff’s Detectives are still looking for One Suspect in an Attempted Marijuana Robbery that went sour in the City of Shasta Lake. Just before Midnight on August 29th, Deputies were called to a Home off Lake Boulevard, where they found Michael High in front of the House suffering from a Knife Wound i
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We haven’t looked at market trends in a while. It seems sales were up a bit in August. As always, you may see different figures posted elsewhere. Our methodology is to use Realtor data of housing sold in the g
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1. Yaks Live Art, Northstate Music and Art Show 7 p.m. Friday, Cascade Theatre, Redding. Featuring Garrett Viggers & A Thin Places Band, Clear Cut Unplugged, Stephanie Foos & the Jazz Collectives, Marc Cooper, and a special appearance by the Jefferson Bagpipers. Mural artist Dylan Tellesen from Chico and Reddi
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David Benda’s article today about local foreclosures declining in number was in stark contrast to the numerous Notices of Default in legal notices section of the paper. The back pages also featured a long list of
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Corning Police are looking for a 29-Year-Old Man from Paskenta who allegedly ran away from a Traffic Stop Tuesday Night. Just after 9:30, Officers tried to stop a Vehicle on 99-W South of Viola Avenue in Corning. The Vehicle pulled into a Private Driveway and the Driver jumped out and ran away Eastbound through an Open F
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Redding Police and the C-H-P will both try to snare some Drunk Drivers with separate Sobriety Checkpoints. One of them will take place sometime Thursday, somewhere within Redding City Limits. Friday Night from 5 to 11, the C-H-P will set up somewhere in the Unincorporated Part of Shasta County. Officers will be equipped
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Who'd have ever imagined that the proliferation of quasi-legal marijuana shops would lead to increased marijuana use? The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reports results of the latest national survey of drug abuse: The use of illicit drugs...
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Chico has been named one of the 19 Best Town to live in by Outside magazine. The home to Chico State University and Sierra Nevada Brewery had the distinction of being the only community in California to make the list. Ashland, Ore., also was named a Best Town by Outside. Others deemed worthy were:
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A California Highway Patrol officer had a motorist stopped in a motel parking lot Wednesday night in south Redding when his cruiser was rammed by a semi truck, whose driver allegedly was drunk or on drugs
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A Redding man charged with attempted murder for allegedly hitting his young son over the head with a baseball bat was given today a Jan. 18 trial date as he continues to consider a plea offer.
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Artist Shaun Smith has always loved art and music. He started drawing at a young age and playing guitar in high school. He moved around a lot and developed his first real interest in painting when he lived in Hawaii. Now that he's back in California, he has worked on more paintings that relate to the beauty of the north sta
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In the restaurant business, the right location is worth waiting for. So say Charles and Kathy Byerly, co-owners of the new Mary’s Pizza Shack restaurant on Shasta Street in downtown Redding.
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A commenter on today's story about the national monument bills posts a link to a very cool map:...
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Moseley Family Cellars and Tasting Room, a new wine-specific downtown venture, rolled out a soft opening about a month ago, and offers a unique approach to wine.
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Things are hoppin" and poppin" at the Mea Culpa Lounge down in Rio de Generic. Unfortunately, some folks are droppin" too, but that"s where the fun enters the equation in the latest Riverfront Playhouse comedy.
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A Fall River Mills-area man shot and killed an aggressive black bear early Wednesday morning after the bear went on his property and stalked his livestock, attacked a goat and mauled his dog.
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WF corporate must have a sense of humor to have let these guys on the property....
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Plenty of opinions this morning under my foreclosure story about just how much that house in Anderson with the former-million-dollar view is worth. The home, which is more than 4,000 square feet and also boasts a guest house, o
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Reports a school bus driver was attacked by a student this morning west of Redding may have been unfounded
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A federal grand jury returned a six-count indictment Wednesday against a prison guard at California Correctional Center in Susanville, alleging he accepted at least $15,000 in bribes from inmates to smuggle tobacco and cellular telephones.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are backward, ease and omission.Hopefully, by the end of the day, I will have a high-speed Interweb connection. Until then, I give you a drabble. Just a slip of fiction, in 100 words. ProstheticsShe counts
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The next two days should be mild ones in Redding. The National Weather Service says today will be mostly sunny with a high temperature near 87 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 60. On Friday, the weather should get a couple of degrees cooler with temperatures closer to 85. It won't get hotter than 87
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What: Ono Grange Craft Fair & Swap MeetG When: Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Ono Grange, 11920 Platina Rd., Ono, CA 96047 -from press release A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Greenberg, is the place for people craving local Northern California news, commentary, food
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Recently I was lucky enough to step in for Doni and represent A News Cafe at the Redding Farmers' Market. I love the addition of the 'Chefs at the Market' series, having different chefs from our area sharing their recipes and ideas by using ingredients right from the source. While I was preparing for my [...]
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Every fall, San Francisco billionaire and banjo player Warren Hellman throws himself one heck of a shindig. His guests: the most distinguished bluegrass, country, rockabilly, and world music performers, plus the immediate world. Price of admission: good will, a peaceful spirit, and a love of music. It's time once again to f
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Family opens real estate office
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On its face, it seems preposterous: Even as California prepares to padlock 70 of its state parks and historic sites for lack of money to pay for rangers and maintenance, Cal Fire is proposing a dramatic expansion of its state "demonstration forests." Really?
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The word clouds tell the story — and illustrate the challenges ahead for both sides.
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About 9 a.m. the phone rang. A man's voice disclosed that my grandson away in college had rear-ended a diplomat's car at a traffic light and he needed $1,000 to amend the damage. The caller went on to say my grandson was appealing to me because he did not want to tell his parents about it. I had given that grandson
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The 9/11 attacks very possibly never had to happen if our Federal Aviation Administration (government) had used some common sense. Of course as we all know common sense seems to be in short supply in Washington, D.C.
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Now that 9/11 is past, the Republicans can dry the tears they shed for the brave cops and firemen who gave their lives and get back to reviling them as blood-sucking public employees.
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RED BLUFF — The Wolves have picked up right where they left off last season.
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Last season, the University Prep volleyball program took a huge leap forward.
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Runners don't need four-person teams to compete at the 36th annual Whiskeytown Relays on Sunday.
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Allie Will's first-round match with Belgium's Tamaryn Hendler at the 2011 USTA Oak River Rehab Challenger didn't feel like it was a three-hour battle.
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The West Valley High School girls swim team won four individual events in beating Shasta 160-126.
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A day after Congressman Wally Herger testified before Congress that creating new national monuments would reduce jobs, a new study was released saying the areas improve local economies.
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North state fire officials continued to watch dozens of fires Wednesday as Redding and the surrounding area began drying off from storms that brought intense thunder and lightning.
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An Anderson estate near the Sacramento River that four years ago was on the market for $1.15 million was sold Wednesday at a public foreclosure auction for less than a third of that price.
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Between caring for her 16-month-old child, working and going to school, Alyssa Richison needed help.
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The Sacred Heart Parish School in Anderson will close its doors permanently in December — not for a lack of funds, but for a lack of students.
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A Redding woman who stabbed her cousin's girlfriend at least seven times last year was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison.
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Facing ever-increasing operation costs, the Mount Shasta Recreation and Parks District board voted unanimously Tuesday night to cancel the upcoming season for the popular Siskiyou Ice Rink.
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A 44-year-old Fall River Mills woman died when she was thrown from her vehicle northwest of McArthur early Wednesday, the Shasta County Coroner's Office said.
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In 1911: Bert O'Connell, who was a log driver employed in T.H. Benton's crew, was killed sometime in the night on the track 300 yards from the Kennett Railroad Depot. The body was found at daylight by another logger, homeward bound. It was thought that O'Connell was struck by No. 13, passing south at 1 a.m.
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The Redding Police Department will conduct a DUI and driver license checkpoint within the city limits of Redding on Thursday, September 15, 2011. The Redding Police Department does not announce the time or location of checkpoints, even on the day of the checkpoint. Motorists entering the checkpoint can expect to see traffic
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I make roast chicken for myself more than any other dish except pasta and potato soup. I'm always amazed at people who think it's too difficult, because it is really very, very easy. Today I looked at Food Network recipes titled "Basic roast chicken" and similar things, and that's when I understood why people th
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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. We will be in an early fall type weather pattern from Thursday (the 15th) through the weekend. Storms will be moving out of the Gulf of Alaska and into western Canada and the [...]
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The late Warren Zevon once said, "It's hard to say you're happy with your balls sewn shut in your mouth."The job has gone downhill rapidly over the last year in sixteen thousand ways, from an administration that is uncaring and unfeeling to pay cuts to loss of our alternate work schedule and lots of other things
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Huge month-over-month jumps in gas prices dominated Northern California.
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Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies today made another arrest in connection with the Aug. 29 assault and robbery at a Shasta Lake home and are still looking for a man they believe was involved in the crimes.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of O- blood.
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In every classroom, on every team, in every music group, there are kids who seem to have it easy.
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Most people know what bullies are. They even know what problems victims of bullies sometimes face: years of constant anxiety, insecurity and low self-esteem.
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Genealogy, tracing the lines of descent of your ancestors, is rapidly becoming a passion among adult Americans. Researching your ancestry was once a tedious task, suitable to those who had patience and the ability to access public records and volumes in the library. The Internet has dramatically changed research methods.
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Miss Heart of America is a special kind of pageant that is based on a food drive and community service along with beauty. Esther K. Enloe is Junior Miss Heart of America County Queen and she is working to collect as much non-perishable food items to donate to the Good News Rescue Mission. The pageant will be held at Knott
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The 12th annual College Quest, a college information night geared toward high school students and their families will take place on Tuesday, September 27, at the Redding Convention Center from 4 to 7:30 p.m.
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A Redding man who tried to run away from police Tuesday tried to run away again today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery, 418 N Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mt. Shasta, fetes Dorothea Schoenstein and her regional "Plein Air" landscapes, oils on canvas, at an opening reception, September 23, 2011. Meet the artist and enjoy refreshments from 5 to 8 p.m. Her art will be at the gallery from September 20 to October 1.
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Finally! So Robbie Clearie e-mails. Her upscale Clearie's Restaurant & Lounge (think Doc Clearie's Hilltop Skyroom, her grandfather's place) is supposed to have opened to the public today. At the corner of Market and Pine (the former Shack building). Good...
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A 45-year-old man was taken to Mercy Medical Center this afternoon after firefighters and California Highway Patrol officers found him down in an apparent quad rollover.
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A Redding woman who stabbed her cousin’s girlfriend at least seven times last year was sentenced today to six years in prison.
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WEAVERVILLE — An Oct. 4 preliminary hearing was confirmed today in Trinity County Superior Court for a 30-year-old McKinleyville woman accused of drowning her daughter in the Trinity River, a district attorney’s office spokeswoman said.
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Gov. Brown to the Legislature, via the Bee: You've given me 600 bills, and there's not 600 problems that we need those solutions for....
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The Alcalde form of government included NO taxation and was a fast and speedy justice system. The Alcalde was elected and the officer had almost unlimited powers including authority over civil and criminal matters. Their word was law absolute and...
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One Person was killed in a Single-Vehicle Traffic Accident in the Fall River Valley. The crash apparently happened sometime Tuesday Night, and was discovered at about 8 O’clock Wednesday Morning. According to the C-H-P, the Deceased Person appears to have been ejected during a Rollover. The Body was found near the
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The Area was spared from any more Lightning Fires Tuesday Night, and the Fight against the ones still burning was helped by Rain. On Monday Night, 694 Lightning Strikes were counted on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, causing 15 Fires. None were more than a Quarter-Acre, according to Forest Service Officials.They incl
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An attempt to arrest a wanted man led to an extensive Search of a North Redding Canyon. Just before 3 O’clock Tuesday Morning, a Redding Police Officer on Mountain Shadows Boulevard tried to take 26-Year-Old Prince Cheatham into custody on multiple Arrest Warrants, but he ran away and escaped capture. Police contin
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Paranoid behavior led to the arrest of a Corning Woman on Drug Charges. Officers were called to a Blossom Avenue Home Tuesday Afternoon, and spoke with 23-Year-Old Kathryn Dalton in her Bedroom. She reportedly couldn’t sit still, and was highly agitated, saying some Girls were trying to beat Her up. She apparently
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The C-H-P will try to catch some Drunk Drivers with a Sobriety Checkpoint this Weekend. Friday Night from 5 O’clock to 11 O’clock, a Checkpoint will be set up somewhere in the Unincorporated part of Shasta County. Officers will be equipped with Hand-Held Breath-Testing Devices, and specially trained C-H-P Dru
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A Gold Panner had to be rescued from the Clear Creek Canyon. At around 11 O’clock Monday Night, Chris Perry called the Sheriff’s Office to say he had been Gold Panning with 49-Year-Old Kevin Bryce in Clear Creek near the Placer Street Bridge. Darkness fell, and Perry lost sight of Bryce. After searching for a
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David Benda at the Record Searchlight wrote a short PR piece about our new brokerage. Thanks David, and thanks RS. It looks good in print too. It occurs to me reading my own bio that I’ve been a subscriber to the printed Rec
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Redding police and the California Highway Patrol will hold separate drunken-driver checkpoints Thursday and Friday, officials announced today.
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What’s a transformer home? Well, this bank owned home is currently listed as a 1977 built 3/2 of about 1976 sqft. Yet, we recall it from a few days ago, listed
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California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection crews continue to keep an eye on 22 fires sparked by this week's lightning storms.
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Every September the people of Modoc County celebrate their privileged existence out off the edge of the map with a multi-event festival. This festival takes off Saturday, September 17 with the breathtaking sunrise launch of hot air balloons that drift and whoosh across the silence of the high plateau, playing the breezes ag
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A luncheon invitation is extended to all Shasta County Democratic women who are interested in forming a Democratic Women's Club. Lunch will be ordered at 11:30 a.m. A business meeting will follow the Luncheon. Ordering from the menu and a special combination plate is available for $8.95. Please R.S.V.P. by Sept. 15, 2011, t
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY LAKE — Guide Mike Elster just caught what may be a new state record for king salmon here weighing 7.5 pounds in the newly introduced category of landlocked king salmon on an Apex. He went back this past weekend and found a 3-, 5- and 6-pou
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Local fiddlers will be rosining up the bow for the Weaverville Open Fiddle Contest Saturday, September 17. This contest, now in its sixth year, has consistently drawn fifty or sixty of the best fiddlers from throughout California, Oregon, and Nevada. This one day event is open to all ages and levels and will include fiddle,
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A 44-year-old Fall River Mills woman was killed after being thrown from a vehicle northwest of McArthur today, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Redding art music fans will be pleased to learn SCO is playing Bombays. I got this note: “Name change and a show on September 15th at Bombay’s. I just got a flyer for an upcoming show by these “warlocks.” They
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A 28-year-old Mount Shasta man suffered major injuries Tuesday in a wreck near Marysville that killed a Berry Creek man and sent his wife to the hospital.
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There shouldn't be any more lightning in the Redding area today, though the possibility of thunderstorms remains in the higher elevations near Burney. The National Weather Service says to expect mostly sunny skies today in Redding with a high near 94 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 64. In the Burne
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Editor's note: Doni Chamberlain-Greenberg interviewed Philip Noll, a local Redding bike enthusiast, about how he and his wife Christine have passed on the couple's love of bicycling to their children. Originally from the East Coast, Phil and Christine Noll have lived and biked around the Redding area for 10 yea
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Back in the 1970s, the only thing resembling a “Sacramento River Trail” in Redding was an old railroad grade on the hillside between the river and some west Redding neighborhoods. Much as today, a thick layer of medium-sized rock covered the former railroad line’s surface. About the only people who ventured there were
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For most bike riders, graduating from tricycle to two-wheeler involved a set of training wheels -- and often, tears, frustration and scraped skin, too. But many parents are finding their kids have an easier and safer transition riding a balance bike instead. These no-pedal bicycles for toddlers and children go by many names
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A small but visionary few have shaped -- and continue shaping -- the network of North State biking trails we know today. Here's how it all started, how one Redding family celebrates their cycling time together, and how our community's youngest riders can begin a lifetime of blissful bicycling. We hope you enjoy Day 3 [...]
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Shasta Land Trust will be holding our 3rd annual local river cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 17, 2011. This year’s location will be Cascade Park, in south Redding, where over 50 volunteers are expected to converge on Olney Creek and the Sacramento River to haul away plastic bottles, aluminum cans, cigar
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On Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at approximately 2:53 a.m., a Redding Police officer attempted to make an arrest on a male suspect wanted on multiple arrest warrants in the 1000 block of Mountain Shadow Blvd. The suspect fled on foot and escaped. The suspect was identified as Prince Kurtiss Cheatham, age 26, of Redding. At [
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If you're feeling poor these days, there is at least the consolation that you are not alone.
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Those who are impressed by words seem to think that President Barack Obama made a great speech to Congress last week. But, when you look beyond the rhetoric, what did he say that was fundamentally different from what he has been saying and doing all along?
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Is there an easy way to decide how big a portion should be?  Here are some easy ways to tell the perfect portion size:
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hat is up with the unemployment office? Does it have competent workers? My husband was laid of for one week with no waiting period on Aug. 5. As of Sept. 8, he still had not got payment. They keep sending us paperwork to fill out, and he went back to work Aug. 15. So, we're still waiting for pay.
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We took our grand kids to the Fantasy Fountain this summer after its "repairs" and were quite disappointed. It really is in dire need or further repairs — especially all the water features. We were told the pumps for the pop-ups no longer worked and would not be repaired. There is no money.
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Our Congressman-for-Life Wally Herger has had one decade after another in which to make friends and make even more money, entrenched seemingly for good there in Washington.
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This workshop will focus on canning fruits — hot pack vs. cold pack — including apple pie filling, jam, etc., with an emphasis on preparation and processing. To maximize nutrient content, proper and safe techniques will be emphasized. Please do NOT bring your own produce. All equipment, produce and handouts will be prov
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Five different Foothill players registered at least five kills as the Cougars knocked off Anderson in four sets in a nonconference home match, 25-22, 23-25, 25-14, 25-15, on Tuesday.
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A Redding student has made it to the semifinals in the National Merit Scholarship Competition.
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The Shasta Union High School District governing board voted Tuesday night to implement one step in a settlement to end almost three years of litigation over which students it can test for drug use.
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The Corning Cardinals football team is coming off a stinging 30-6 loss to the Orland Trojans, but it can make amends when Corning hosts the Red Bluff Spartans in the annual Tehama County Shootout on Friday.
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RED BLUFF — Just two months ago, the community of Los Molinos was looking at a future without a library.
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A transient who made headlines in March for kicking a 3-month-old puppy and breaking its leg was found last week trying to buy two bottles of beer at an Anderson business — his clothes soaked in blood — after he allegedly stabbed another transient during an apparent drunken fight, says a police report released Tuesday.
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Marissa Kuntz had nine kills as the Shasta High School volleyball team beat Central Valley 25-17, 25-11, 25-16 on Tuesday.
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In 1911: A big sale of cattle was reported to have been made by the Cone Ranch Co. in Red Bluff. The sale comprised 1,000 head, which went to Mr. S. Cokeley of Woodland. There were 25 buyers attempting to purchase the Cone Ranch cattle.
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There were no real upsets to open the first day of the 2011 Oak River Rehab Challenger at Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness on Tuesday.
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Lightning strikes can leave areas smoldering for days
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Shasta County, which led the state in July for ordering restitution to crime victims, collected more than $913,000 in restitution fees during the 2010-11 fiscal year.
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Redding area has 20th fastest rate of decline
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Cal Fire plans demonstration forest for site
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Looking to open up more business on its patio, management at C.R. Gibbs American Grille is giving the Hilltop Drive restaurant a new look.
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Shasta County farmers and ranchers who saw property taxes on their Williamson Act-contracted land raised at the beginning of the year through a state Senate bill aren't going to see them go back down for at least another year.
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The daughter-and-father team of Erin and Skip Murphy has opened The Address Realty in Redding.
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Jared Bernstein, an economist who used to work for the Clinton administration and now blogs, points out that the median-income figures I mentioned this morning are actually worse when you dig deeper: Compared to its peak in 1999, median household...
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A correspondent who I believe is a fan of Rep. Wally Herger's 2010 GOP primary rival, "Col Pete" Stiglich of Cottonwood, writes asking if he's running again. Maybe. The Colonel, who has not held any political office but did manage...
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It comes from the Chronicle's Debra Saunders: That's an argument that drives me up the wall - that Sacramento should change state law to accommodate adults who violate federal immigration law, then knowingly break California driver's license law, so that...
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Okay, so almost all of our newborn photo sessions yield a smile, but this one was so cute and very rare to get such a young baby so happy smiling back at mom and dad!! Just precious!
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Rutenschroer muscles her way to the top!
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The North Valley Rapids 12U fastpitch team took First Place at the Capital City Classic, September 10-11 in Sacramento.
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Westside Performing Arts Company kicks off its fifth year with several educational classes for all ages beginning in October.
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Giant Yard sale held to benefit double lung transplant patient.
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Come have a good time! Eat out and enjoy a mystery/comedy at Riverfront Theater for only $25.00 on Tuesday evening, October 4th
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This gent's might be the coolest ever: big-tree hunting. With seven national champion big trees and four grandchildren to his name, Jimmy Mock is a lucky man. A retired teacher of agriculture and forestry, now working part time with the...
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Tonight at 7 pm, Neighborhood Church
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Get going to the Pacific National Open on September 16, 17, & 18. It will be combined with a now rescheduled National Dragster Challenge! Should be an amazing weekend of racing!
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A Redding Man was Arrested for Negligent Discharge and Shooting into an Inhabited Dwelling. 24-Year-Old Christopher Parmenter had apparently been inside his Friend’s Buckeye Terrace Apartment and was playing with a 45-Caliber Handgun when, to his surprise, it went off. The Bullet traveled through the Ceiling and in
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Another dramatic Electrical Storm overnight brought another round of Spot Fires. In Shasta County, none of the numerous Lightning Fires Monday Night was any larger than a Quarter-Acre, according to Cal-Fire. There were a lot of them, though, mostly in the Mountains around the Burney Area. Cal-Fire Officials in Tehama Cou
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A Chico Man with a Gambling Problem has been Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Robbing Two Banks earlier this Year, and then quickly losing all the Money at a Casino. 54-Year-Old Michael Taylor robbed the Umpqua Bank in Los Molinos in March, and then robbed the U.S. Bank in Colusa about a Week later. After each robbery,
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Service Reductions due to Budget Cuts have been announced for State Parks in Old Shasta and Weaverville. At the Shasta State Historic Park, the Courthouse Museum will only be open on Friday’s and Sunday’s from 10 to 5. The Visitor Center at Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park will be open on Thursday&#
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An Attic Fire in Happy Valley may have been Smoldering for Hours before a Neighbor spotted it Monday Afternoon. Happy Valley Fire Protection District Crews were called to 15581 Cloverdale Road to find the Fire had burned through many of the Trusses and Rafters, and a lot of demolition was required to access it. The Resid
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The Public is welcome to attend a Service Wednesday during which the Remains of Once-Lost Veterans will be Interred. The Missing In America Project locates the Unclaimed Remains of Veterans from Morgues and Mortuaries all over the Country and takes them to the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo. The Ceremonies
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Redding police arrested a 26-year-old local man today after he fan from officers early this morning.
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Rep. Wally Herger argues that it should in a congressional hearing today considering a passel of different GOP-sponsored bills to restrict national monument designations. His prepared remarks in support of his own bill, HR 817, are here. Actually, Herger doesn't...
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The three settlements were Shasta, Horsetown and Lower Springs. Lower Springs even tried to become the location of the county seat when it was moved from Major Reading's rancho, but lost to its neighbor Shasta. Lower Springs came to life...
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From new Census data: Since 2007, the year before the most recent recession, real median household income has declined 6.4 percent and is 7.1 percent below the median household income peak that occurred prior to the 2001 recession in 1999....
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The intense round of thunder and lightning that rocked the north state Monday night continued Tuesday, keeping north state firefighters busy battling small fires in Shasta, Siskiyou and Tehama counties.
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Another round of thunderstorms packing heavy rain is possible for the surrounding mountains this afternoon. The National Weather Service has posted a "special weather statement" for the Sacramento Valley. A low pressure area lingering over Southern California will continue to move moisture up from the south. The atmosphere
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Long before mountain biking became an Olympic sport, a small group of North State trailblazers experimented with what a bicycle could do on rough trails and old mining roads. In Day 2 of A News Cafe's cycling series, "Taken By Two Wheels," we share their history, their curious trail names, and the favorite rides of [...]
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Here, some of the best road rides you can roll in the Redding area. Click on any of the maps below, then click again, to enlarge them: Fair & Balanced Fair and Balanced, a name given to a 38-mile Shasta Wheelmen bike ride, offers 17 miles of paved roadway and 21 miles of car-free paved [...]
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It is an extraordinarily small percentage of communities in our nation that possess even half the high-quality mountain biking trails that north state cyclists regularly enjoy. Ours is a unique and abundant region. Ours is a very special place indeed to ride a mountain bike. The following rides are the best of the best (cli
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Before Whiskeytown National Recreation Area gave official names to all its trails, local mountain bikers coined descriptions for their favorite park rides. These homegrown names – monikers such as the Gas Can, Couch, Recliner, Ice Box, and Satan’s Crack -- stuck, making their way into regional biker lexicon and publishe
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The relative newness of mountain biking as a sport might come as a surprise to some. Thirty-plus years ago, the concept of taking a knobby-tired bicycle on dirt trails was just starting to gain ground. A lot of that ground was in Marin County, California, home to Mt. Tamalpais and other hilly terrain that attracted [...]
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The Redding Rancheria presents the Shasta Family Justice Center’s (SFJC) First Anniversary Golf Tournament at River Tasalmi golf course in Redding on Friday, September 16, 2011. Major sponsorships, teams of four golfers and individual golfers are needed. All funds raised stay local and support victims of family violence t
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Nothing would be easier, in these cash-strapped times, than for the city of Redding to sell off any loose assets in the name of spurring economic development or simply raising a few dollars to pay the bills. It takes some vision and discipline to look over the horizon, past short-term needs.
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There was plenty of publicity when California lawmakers debated for months over the state budget, yet the outcome — many cuts, almost no revenue increases — was a foregone conclusion once it became obvious tax receipts were running below projections and Republicans would never vote for new tax levies.
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Liberals lie!
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One of the prime features of Obama's jobs speech last week was that he wanted to continue and even increase tax relief in the form of reduced payroll taxes for workers.
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It was a nice article about the salaries paid to north state city, county and some private employees, but as Paul Harvey would say, "Now the rest of the story."
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An open letter to Governor Jerry Brown:
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Rescuers were called to Clear Creek about 10 miles west of Redding on Monday night to look for a missing person who was riding an inner tube down the creek.
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A man who was reported missing after being separated from his inner tube was rescued early this morning by emergency crews, a Shasta County sheriff’s sergeant said.
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Saying there wasn't enough evidence, Shasta County District Attorney Stephen Carlton on Monday dropped his case against a former Shasta High School teacher accused of fondling one of his students.
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Haven Humane Society's 2nd Tuesday Dining Club meets today at the Post Office Saloon & Grill in downtown Redding.
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In 1911: Supervisors Ferdinand Hurst and G.H. Nutting went to Anderson en route to Shingletown, where they were going to investigate a couple of road matters. From Anderson the party traveled in Chairman Nutting's automobile with Mr. Nutting at the wheel.
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Shasta County's retail economy rang up $41 million more at the register this spring than last despite continuing high unemployment and record foreclosures, recently released sales tax figures show.
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An Anderson man arrested last week on suspicion of possessing a handgun with an obliterated serial number that was found after a fatal stabbing outside his Howard Street home, has been released from jail.
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Farmers and ranchers who saw taxes raised on their land contracted through the Williamson Act earlier this year may see the tax hike continued for at least one more year if Shasta County supervisors today adopt a state bill that would extend the increases.
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Lightning strikes put on quite a show
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A Redding man acquitted in July of attempted murder in an April 22 shooting at Enterprise Community Park was sentenced Monday to time served in jail and placed on formal probation for three years.
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After three years of campaigning to prove Assemblyman Jim Nielsen doesn't live in his own district, Don Bird thinks he's finally found a way to make his message heard — via a restraining order filed by Nielsen himself.
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Redding School of the Arts first-grader Ian Sackin rides a zip line at the school Monday as students and parents celebrate a Moon Festival at the school. The Moon Festival is a time of thanksgiving when farmers, family and friends gather to celebrate the end of the summer harvest season and visit under the stars and the mo
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Lightning strikes put on quite a show
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A Redding man was arrested Monday night for firing a loaded gun that police said he was playing with.
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A Redding man was arrested Monday night for firing a loaded gun that police said he was playing with.
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Lightning and rain are moving through the north state. Tell us about the weather moving through your area. Email Damon Arthur at darthur@redding.com or call 225-8226.
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Jim Mother Nature put on quite a light show tonight.
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Emergency personnel are responding this evening to a reported vehicle rollover off southbound Interstate 5 south of Cypress Avenue in Redding.
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Life often seems like a game of hurry up and wait.
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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A Redding man acquitted in July of attempted murder in connection with an April 22 shooting at Enterprise Community Park was sentenced today to time served in jail and placed on formal probation for three years after he earlier pleaded no contest to discharging a firearm with gross negligence.
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RED BLUFF - A Red Bluff man was arrested this morning on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly stabbed his 62-year-old aunt in the thigh, Red Bluff police said.
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Taking a break from posting our regular stuff...last night there was an incredible lightning storm here in Redding and we had front row seats to the action from the deck of our home. Here's a handful of my favorite shots we photographed last night! Lightning can be tricky to catch, but when you do, it's power is just amazin
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The rescue has moved to higher ground, (around 4000 elevation) and we are struggling to be ready for winter. We struggled with leaky structures last winter, and simply have to be much better prepared this winter. We found a home...
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Scott Carter, one of the three members of the governing board overseeing the renovation of Judge Eaton's historic house, sent me the following information on the latest unfortunate events that has caused the Eaton House to be caught in a...
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Fire Crews had a busy Sunday, and It’s fortunate that Sunday Night’s Lightning Storm carried some Rain with it, but it still Sparked Several Fires. According to Cal-Fire, the Shasta County Activity was limited to several Small Spot Fires, including a Utility Pole that was Struck in Anderson, as well as a Tree
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A Corning Man is Accused of using a Car as a Weapon against his Mother. Friday Afternoon, Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to Huckleberry Road in Corning. 35-Year-Old Troy Gannon had apparently been arguing with Relatives. His Mother, 60-Year-Old Theresa Gannon Marino, wanted to leave but when She tried
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Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey says help from other Police Agencies was key to the recovery of Drugs allegedly thrown from a Pursued Vehicle last Week. At 2:30AM last Wednesday, a Deputy tried to pull over a Vehicle for Expired Registration on Interstate 5 South of Yreka. The Car stopped, the Deputy got out, and then
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A 13-Year-Old Child was injured in a crash Sunday Afternoon in Redding that Police say was caused by a Drunk Man. Just before 4:30, Officers were called to the 500 Block of North Market Street after a 2005 Chevy Silverado Pickup Truck struck a Light Pole in the Center Median. The Pickup was located in a nearby Parking Lo
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Shasta County’s first Evidence this Year of West Nile Virus has shown up. A Mosquito Sample collected in the Rural Area East of Anderson has tested positive to the Virus, which can be transmitted to Humans when Mosquitoes bite them. Treatments of the Affected Area are already underway by Shasta Mosquito and Vector
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Somebody went Television Shopping at Wal-Mart- but not the Store. Sometime between 9 O’clock Saturday Night and One O’clock Sunday Morning, the Chain Link Fence surrounding the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Red Bluff was cut. A Security Device was then removed from the Doors of a Semi Trailer and Six TVR
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A former Shasta High School teacher accused of fondling one of his students had his case dismissed today by the Shasta County district attorney’s office.
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Have you been handed a petition by the conservative activists who are trying to force a referendum on Senate Bill 48? (I was sitting across a picnic table from one of them at the Honeybee Festival in Palo Cedro yesterday,...
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From the tart Steve Greenhut: How can we not recognize that the 9/11 commemoration frenzy, which grows in intensity as our memories of that horror fade, will ultimately end up as an additional day off for government workers and extended...
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List of support groups in the North State.
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Shasta County vector control officials are warning people to be mindful of mosquitoes after a sample taken near Anderson tested positive for West Nile Virus.
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Is this case a painful clash of competing conservation values? Or a sign of our environmental bureaucracy tripping over its own rules? I'm just not sure: A Sacramento federal judge has quashed a joint federal-state plan to improve conditions for...
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A 35-year-old Corning man was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly ramming his mother's car with his own vehicle.
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An odd little quote from Jon Coupal of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers' Association in a piece about HJTA's enuring influence in Sacramento and how it helped stall a late push by Gov. Brown to flip around some business taxes in...
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Very cool guns. Now if I could only get my hand on an old volvo and a .50 cal mount.
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Erin and I have founded our own local real estate brokerage, The Address Realty. We’ve had many successful years at the local Coldwell Banker brokerage, but we have our own ideas about how to operate, and we are eager to put them to work. We anxiously took the plunge two we
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We attended a Chamber of Commerce event at Kuebler’s Furniture in Redding. Kuebler’s had everyone do kind of an Easter Egg hunt through the store for prizes.
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The National Weather Service warned outdoors enthusiasts today to be mindful of the possibility of heavy rain, lightning and hail caused by late summer thunderstorms. "The atmosphere will become unstable enough in the afternoon hours to produce thunderstorms..." the weather service says in a weather alert directed to the n
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Here is a link to a study that shows hard facts about the financial damage this crime syndicate and greedy lawyers feeding off the misery, like crows stealing eggs from nests, is causing.
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A magical night of unfolding artistry awaits on stage and in the lobbies of the Cascade Theatre, as Yaks Live Art moves from the Discovery Village patio to the Cascade for a Northstate Music & Art Show Experience in September. The event features live music and art from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2011. [...]
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My first bike was a shiny, sturdy trike with handlebar streamers. In 1961, it joined my twin's bike and younger sister's Radio Flyer wagon in a shipped wooden crate that followed the family during our relocation from Canada to Redding. By the time I was a third-grader at Cypress Elementary I'd graduated to a Shasta-La
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At 81 years of age, Earl Bydalek hasn’t really grasped the concept of slowing down. Well, maybe just a little. “I just had a hip replacement at Christmas,” he said. “I’m still riding, but more conservatively.” Bydalek, who moved to Redding from Nebraska when he was 12 and operated Earl’s Auto Electric for 40 y
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Cycling in the Redding area appears to have reached a potential coming of age. About 150 miles of paved and unpaved recreational trails invite bicyclists in the Redding area, thanks to the efforts of the Bureau of Land Management, the City of Redding, the National Park Service, the Western Shasta County Resources Conservati
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A News Cafe is proud to introduce its first series: "Taken By Two Wheels; Cycling in the North State." Whether you're a daily bike rider or haven't straddled two wheels since childhood, we think you'll enjoy this comprehensive look at the Redding area's love affair with the bicycle, as well as its growing role in [...]
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It wasn't so long ago that medical-marijuana growers were outlaws. Now some think they're simply above the law.
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Our economic recovery has sputtered to a halt. There was zero job growth in August. There were 14 million unemployed in the U.S. and population growth brings another 150,000 to 160,000 to the job market each month.
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There are such nice people here in Redding. Let me share my experience. Last June my car died at the corner of Churn Creek and Old Alturas roads. I turned on my flashing yellow warning lights and went to a nearby burrito cafe to use the phone. I'm 82 years old, and I don't have a cell phone.
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I was born, raised, and, I imagine, will die in this good town of ours. I have worked here my entire adult life. I have watched this venue being used for constant negative torrents, and I thought some of you might be interested in a positive comment.
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Everyone is on the bandwagon about our government and taking it back. Well, when are we going to do something about our medical situation?
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The University Prep volleyball team beat host Fall River 25-11, 17-25, 15-13 in the final of the Emblem F Tournament in McArthur on Saturday.
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Applications are now being accepted for the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Warden Academy at Butte College in Oroville. The academy will begin in January 2013 and is scheduled to graduate in September 2013. The application deadline is Nov. 4, 2011. The deadline for current peace officers to apply for a shortened lateral
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Fire crews put out a three-acre vegetation fire behind Happy Valley Elementary School near the intersection of Palm Avenue and Monte Vista Road on Sunday morning.
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The Trails and Bikeways Council of Greater Redding is inviting all artists to participate in an ArtHop show titled "The View from a Trail." The council is asking artists to offer their interpretation of what makes this part of Northern California so special. The purpose of this exhibit is to introduce art lovers to regional
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CORRECTION: Thursday's presentation in Redding by Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Tracy Sims regarding medical marijuana is not open to the public. The presentation is intended solely for authorized law enforcement and designated county employees. We regret that we published misinformation about this event, and
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Share an evening of music around the fire pit outdoors on Tuesday, Sept. 13. Native American Flute by Joey Carroll. Free and open to the public, no pre-registration required. Participants are encouraged to bring a photo/symbol of their grief. For more info: 530-245-4070, or 530-243-8862 Presented by Mercy Hospice & Lynn
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1911: The United States government has become cognizant of the fact that the plague is killing off deer in Trinity County in unprecedented numbers. Deer continue to die from the plague particularly in the vicinity of Douglas City and Hayfork.
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With several projects under way and its first lease to house crop-dusting planes secured, the Fall River Mills Airport is on its way to bringing in more money to the county.
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A full decade after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, dozens of north state residents and officials were still grieving for those who died on 9/11.
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Lightning and thunder pounded the Redding and Anderson area Sunday night, sparking at least three fires.
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Lightning and thunder pounded Shasta and Tehama counties Sunday night, sparking several small fires near residential areas, but all of the blazes threatening homes were contained by California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection crews as of this morning.
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A 60-year-old Shasta Lake man was arrested today on suspicion of driving under the influence after the pickup he was driving hit a light pole on North Market Street in Redding, police said.
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Weather Discussion: We start the week off with an upper level, low pressure area to our south. This system is triggering afternoon and evening thunderstorms across the foothills and mountains of Northern California. Monday will start off sunny and we will see high temperatures in the low to mid 90s. Clouds will increase in
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A fire along Interstate 5 at Knighton Road has been contained.
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Our hearts go out to the families of those killed in the 9/11 attack. And today we are reflective, in quiet observance of the blood and treasure spent in the decade since. This photo is of Karry and me in a different New York. It’s a poignant reminder that every time you kiss or hug a loved one goodbye
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This first ran September 29, 2001, to encourage tourists to return to New York and to support Broadway shows.To a TerroristFor the historical ache, the ache passed downwhich finds its circumstance and becomesthe present ache, I offer this poemwithout hope, knowing
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Fire crews put out a three-acre vegetation fire behind Happy Valley Elementary School near the intersection of Palm Avenue and Monte Vista Road this morning.
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Firefighters have contained a vegetation fire that was reported shortly after 8 this morning near the intersection of Union School Road and Walter Avenue north or Redding.
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Today's high temperature for Redding is expected to be 95 degrees, and the rest of the week should be in the 90s as well. The low tonight is set to dip down to 63 degrees. Skies should be mostly sunny today, but expect some clouds to roll in starting tonight, bringing a partly sunny Monday.
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Most people can recall their exact location on 9/11 when news of the East Coast terrorist attacks first broke. My wife Heather and I had been married for only three months. On the morning of 9/11, she awoke to the sound of my father’s ‘56 Ford...
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Shock and sadness punctuated by patriotism and prayer permeated the north state Tuesday as residents joined the worldwide search for explanations and information in the wake of unprecedented terrorist attacks in the nation's capital and its largest city.
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Skeptical, independent-minded elected officials who are willing to prod the bureaucracies that they oversee do the public a real service when they ask uncomfortable questions and insist on accountability.
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Emotion follows thoughts like form follows function. Sure, there are plenty of situations where emotion should and does rule. Maybe the balancing point lies in deciding when and where each is more useful.
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Mike and Stella Turek of Redding celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 31, 2011. The Tureks were married Aug. 31, 1946, in Red Bluff. Mike and Stella have resided in Redding since 1998 and spent most of their first 50 years together in Red Bluff. Mike was a hump pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II, fl
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Maggie Nichols and Cody Baker, both of Palo Cedro, are engaged to be married Oct. 15, 2011, at the home of the bride. The bride-elect is the daughter of Kristine Nichols of Palo Cedro. Maggie is a 2004 graduate of Enterprise High School. She works a bank teller in Redding Her fiance is the son of Dwayne Baker and Dana Gui
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Situations are the greatest source of sayings. Every so often an old saying will grab you like a gorilla. But today's column isn't really about nervousness, adages or long-tailed cats. It's all about rocking chairs, mine in particular. Down through the years I've mentioned my Lazy Boy time and again. Like a friend worth ke
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Once on a five-hour flight I sat across the aisle from a man who complained incessantly that Economy Class was too confining. I would have commiserated, but at the gate I'd seen the man literally stuff his dog into a carrier too small for it. The dog had to crouch and recline for hours without being able to stand or sit. I'
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Amanda Kelley and Kyle Rickard, both of Talent, Ore., were married Aug. 27, 2011, at the Ashland Springs Hotel in Ashland, Ore. Kurt Katzmar officiated. The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Sally Kelley of Redding. She is a Foothill High School graduate. She is attending Southern Oregon University for a bachelor's degre
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Hallie Nephron has published three nonfiction books, several other novels and co-authors the Dr. Peter Zak mystery stories "Come and Find Me" is her latest single. For computer geeks, this is an intriguing novel, as Diana, her main character, creates an alternate universe online, traveling around in and getting responses fr
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We had "one of those days" last weekend with our family. We had good intentions for a great day. We packed up a picnic, threw our swimsuits on, and headed out to Whiskeytown Lake for the afternoon. Somehow we got off track on the drive out. It was hot, the boys broke out in an argument, and elbows were thrown. Just like tha
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I teach economics at Simpson University and would suggest Rob McDonald (letter, Wednesday) take a course on economics to understand how the economy actually works. It's far from what we hear being expressed by government political figures today.
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Finally Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are suing the large institution that caused the mortgage crisis. It's about time.
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As I watched my 5-year-old neighbor girl board the public school bus for the first time and be whisked off to the wonders of kindergarten, I couldn't help but get a little teary remembering my own "first day" some 52 years ago. My, what a different world it was back then. Life was simpler in general and school w
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How about an article on efforts made by Shasta Lake's city staff and officials to provide all information requested by the public and a reminder that Dolores Lucero demanded the records as a member of the public not as a council person, and as such must pay for the copies produced? The city is audited by an independent
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How many of the signatures against the shopping center were also on the petition against the large dairy farm that had been in Churn Creek Bottom for many years? That petition forced the dairy out of business, because they said it smelled bad. Well, it did, but it always had and when people moved into the area they should h
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I am greatly disappointed to learn that the California Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement is being dissolved. BNE, the oldest narcotic enforcement agency in the United States, is the catalyst that solidifies municipal, county and state efforts in drug enforcement. Yes, we have the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency; however, it is li
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How refreshing that one of Redding's fine attorneys was able to work the old-boy network with Tim Pappas, who prepared a 10-page ruling that Jeffrey Stotter was "technically" not responsible after being tagged for speeding at a rate of 30 percent over the posted limit. Stotter admits that he won "by the skin
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After reading Wednesday's story about the opening day at Redding School of the Arts new sustainable campus, I was sure a positive editorial would follow about what a great example this remarkable place is, and how proud our community should be to have only one of three Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment
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I don't know what the tea party's problem with Obama is. They are mostly middle class and tea stands for taxed enough already. Obama knows that, and that's why he's going after the rich to make them pay their fair share. The more the rich pay, the less the middle class pays.
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J.D. Smith, Redding
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Dear Babe: My main question has to do with the enclosed material related to the George H. Ruth Candy Company. My father died in 2006 at the age of 93. My mother passed away last April at 96. In cleaning out their house, I found a letter written to my dad in 1926 from the George H. Ruth Candy Co. It included a Babe Ruth card
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In 1911: Otto Kern, after spending about two weeks hunting and fishing near the summit of old Mount Lassen, returned to Redding. He reported this trip the finest one for scenery that he ever had, and that there was a plentiful supply of game and fish for the hunter. In another item: Mrs. E.V.D. Johnson and son Noble returne
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The Hornets are again looking like section title contenders, while other teams have some work to do.
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Over the past Labor Day weekend the Redding Missfits Adrenaline girls Under 14 traveling soccer team attended the Wine Country Classic in Napa and came home with another first place trophy.
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Redding will try to shape regional air pollution regulation as a hedge against potential climate-change mandates.
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SAN FRANCISCO — Firefighters in the Bay Area and around Stockton were kept busy throughout Friday night and into Saturday morning as they battled a series of lightning-sparked fires.
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DUNSMUIR — The overall men's gold medal in the 29th Mount Shasta Tinman Triathlon was won by a banana slug. More precisely, the top male triathlete, Jack Calhoun of San Francisco, is a "Banana Slug" from UC Santa Cruz. He posted a scorching time in the Labor Day Sunday event at Lake Siskiyou Camp resort of
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To most of us it's just a bunch of rocks along the trail. To Randy Reed, who teaches natural sciences at Shasta College, it's a form of time travel.
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area will host a day to clean up litter around Whiskeytown Lake on Sept. 24.
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Q: I know that it is not legal for a cop to change a speed limit sign from say 55 mph to 35 mph and then start issuing tickets. Is it similarly illegal for a cop to change a traffic signal at an intersection from its normal green-yellow-red to flashing red/flashing red and then start handing out tickets for failure to stop
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A crowd of more than 400 admirers were on hand Saturday evening for Megan Rapinoe's homecoming celebration at the Redding Soccer Park.
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The Shasta County Board of Education is looking to Apple to save some trees.
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HIGH SCHOOL FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE
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A Redding man has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was arrested in March for threatening to kill his father if he did not give him the keys to his car.
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When Justin Day returned to Shasta Lake from Iraq in 2005, he brought home a new perspective on life and an inability to give up on his goals.
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Q: Whenever I pull up one of the rockfish species that is not legal to keep, its swim bladder is usually so full of air that even if I throw it back it still will die. What's the point in throwing them back if they're just going to die anyway?
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Daniel de Leon's ultimate sports goal is to earn an athletic scholarship to an NCAA Division I college.
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The defense for the Shasta College Knights football team wore down against the bigger and faster Vikings on Friday night.
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Property owners in a Redding subdivision have pulled a U-turn, voting themselves a steep tax hike to cover rising landscape maintenance costs.
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If you’re a smoker, make this the time to quit. Mercy offers another free Quit for Good class in September. You may already know that smoking causes lung cancer, emphysema, heart disease and many more health related illnesses, but have you considered the additional benefits of quitting? A few days after the last cigarette
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Susan Mason knows her weeds. She knows most of yours, too. She is particularly familiar with the weeds of Bidwell Park after having worked more than 4,000 volunteer hours over the past 12 years helping to identify, map, work toward eradicating, and follow-up monitoring all manner of invasive weeds in the park - one of [...]
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Tom Waits is Kurt Weill for our times.I'd sell your heart to the junkman babyFor a buck, for a buckIf you're looking for someone to pull you out of that ditchYou're out of luck, you're out of luckShip is sinkingThe ship is sinkingThe ship is sinking
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Being a mom is the hardest job in the world, and Great Harvest is partnering with author Mia Redrick to reward moms for taking care of themselves. The local bakery is welcoming mothers into their stores for the launch of a local Time for Mom-Me group.
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I started making this a few weeks ago when we were given some Asian pears, which I think go especially well with arugula. It's good by itself or with steak.Dressing:3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons olive oil1-2 tablespoons honey or brown sugarsalt and pepperCombine
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The hotel was built and established by Samuel M. Childs in approximately 1880 on the north side of Digger Creek and the west side of Manton Road in Manton. It was a two-story wooden building with a large front porch,...
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A red flag warning remains in effect today for Redding but the area will see a drop in temperature beginning Sunday.
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Whenever you put cash to work in any form of investment, you do so with the anticipation of receiving a return on that money.
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You've sorted through all the resumes. You've held all the interviews. You finally found the right employee and processed all the paperwork. Now what do you do to make sure that employee stays?
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Cyber security for businesses is more than just setting up a secured network. It also requires education and training for both the owner and employees.
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Got an opinion on how to clean up the foreclosure mess?
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With nutrition a growing focus in the pet industry, Peter Meiering, founder and owner of Colorado-based Zuke's, realized that pets need healthy treats just as much as people do.
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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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Shasta College fell to Diablo Valley 42-0 in its season-opener.
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The Shasta High School football team won a wild game 42-27 over host Red Bluff on Friday
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In what's sometimes billed as a kind of community-minded scavenger hunt, dozens of volunteers will comb Cascade Park on Sept. 17 as part of the Great Sierra River Cleanup.
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As not-for-profit hospitals across the country are asked to justify their tax-exempt status, Mercy Medical Center CEO Mark Korth said he has no doubt what would happen if the Redding hospital were required to pay taxes like its crosstown, for-profit competitor, Shasta Regional Medical Center.
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A Redding man charged with attempted murder for allegedly hitting his young son over the head with a baseball bat earlier this year is continuing to consider taking a plea offer that calls for a 15-year-to-life prison sentence.
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The Hornets are off to the start they need to contend for a section title after missing the playoffs last season.
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SHASTA LAKE — Plugged hole, right? No problem for Central Valley High's cast of keen and nimble running backs.
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In 1911: Prof. Stewart Young of Stanford University announced his Thiogen process to remove sulfur from smelter smoke. Recently, the Guggenheim interests had to close a large smelter at Coram because the sulfur from the smoke caused damage to farms and orchards in the vicinity. According to Professor Young, the new process
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The music hasn't died in Ono.
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The Shasta Family Justice Center, which celebrates its first anniversary of operation this month, already has its eyes on the future.
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The Redding Fire Department, Cal Fire and the Enterprise Lions Club will conduct a Patriot Day memorial ceremony early Sunday morning to honor the victims of Sept. 11.
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The economy is down, but the price of gold is at an all-time high.
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RED BLUFF — The Wolves came out on top in a wild one with the Spartans.
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The Trinity Wolves football team defeated Arcata 31-20 on Friday.
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A parade in downtown Redding will be held today to celebrate “Megan Rapinoe Day.”
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The north state was represented on ESPN on Thursday night.
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We Californians demand a lot of our public schools and are quick to deem them failures over low test scores or high dropout rates.
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It's harvest time so be careful out there. Not just if you're hunting or hiking on public lands but even strolling 'round certain neighborhoods. So far two people have been shot in altercations over pot grows.
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Do Republican politicians ever listen to themselves? On the one hand, they oppose extending the payroll tax cut, which could enable middle-class workers to spend more to help improve the economy, yet they fight tooth and nail to extend tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans.
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My vote in the 2012 presidential election is pretty locked in. I will continue only to vote for true conservatives, i.e., Ronald Reagan. I didn't vote for John McCain, and I won't vote for Mitt Romney. Fortunately, Gov. Rick Perry has thrown his hat in the ring. To try to evaluate the contenders in this upcoming bou
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It's hard to read the newspaper with one hand.While taking in Ruth Marcus' Sept. 1 attack on Gov. Rick Perry, "Perry's bridge to 19th century," I found myself repeatedly raising my hand because I agreed with everything Perry had written in his "Tea Party-steeped manifesto." In regards to the 16th
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I'm not making this up. Or at least, my speculation is not baseless. Hank Sims reports on a bill passed by the North Coast's Rep. Mike Thompson: Today the House of Representatives approved legislation to fund the nation's federal intelligence...
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U.S. Bank in Redding will host "Learn How to Protect Your Company from Embezzlement, Check Fraud and Cyber Crime" from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 21.
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Jenny Abbe Moyer, Redding
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Jo Russell, Redding
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Ed Pecis, Weed
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Secret Witness of Shasta County is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a former Redding second-grade schoolteacher who is now a wanted fugitive.
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Dear Straight Talk: I'm 18, heading to college, happy to leave high school behind and become my own person. The trouble is I have scars on my arms from cutting when I was younger and depressed. I have moved on, but the scars have not and I'm afraid to wear short sleeves. What should I tell people? I don't want t
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Wow, today's contest ended quickly thanks to the correct answer from tileguy85 at 9:10 am! It is the Childs Hotel that was once located at Manton. Congratulations go to our winner tileguy85 along with a big thank you to River...
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Americanism is gathering Top Honors for North State students. Drawing and writing about why it is important to vote, led several students to state and national competitions for the AMVETS Americanism contest.
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Home schooled sophomore girl links her high school project on dry farming for family business to community service. Dominique Trail saw a need for volunteer assistance in Great Northern Corporation's food commodities distribution network and grew a test garden to donate food to the program. Boxes of vegetables presented t
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Our Lady of Mercy hosts a day of games, food, prizes and family fun at the 4th Annual Parish Festival. Sunday, September 25, 2011 9:30am - 3:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend!!
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Tehama County deputies are looking for suspects in a burglary Thursday at a Gerber house.
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The Redding Fire Department has staffed two additional engines in response to a red flag fire warning for Redding and Shasta County.
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Cottonwood firefighters quickly contained a small vegetation fire sparked by downed power lines near the Amberwood Mobile Home Park in Cottonwood.
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Got cool summer breezes? You will if you buy this inexpensive forest home. Listed as an 1120 sqft 3/1.5 built in 1986, it would serve as an excellent summer home to escape warm va
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The Onion Fire in the Trinity Alps Wilderness is 90 percent contained, the U.S. Forest Service reported today.
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Pesticide labels have important information that will help you to get maximum benefit at minimal risk. Pay attention to signal words that show how hazardous a product is. They are (from least hazardous to most hazardous) “caution,” “warning,” “danger” and “danger – poison.” Source: California Department of
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Lawns can get chewed up by grubs, cutworms and other pests. But other things also turn patches of lawn brown. So pinpoint the pest before you launch an attack.
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What do you recommend for dealing with the gophers that are taking down my plants?
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A native plant sale, gardening classes, Sacramento River Trail walk and apple festival are upcoming activities in the north state.
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Vegetable seedlings sold well this season, but the ailing economy continues to impact nursery sales in other areas.
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Here's how to clean a fireplace surround.
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Several commenters on today's story about the latest lawsuit against the city of Redding related to REU rates declare it just a "scare tactic" to mention that, if the city had to end the "PILOT" payments from the utility to...
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Redding police Arrested several People in Downtown Redding Friday Morning after a Fight outside Johnny’s Cathouse. Officers arrived at the Bar about 1:30AM, and saw the Bouncers fighting with several People in the Street. The Bouncers reported that they were trying to breakup a Fight between several Patrons, when t
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An Arrest was made Thursday in connection with the August Murder of Sue Eian Saeturn. Investigators from the Anderson Police Department arrested 27-year-old Petsmon Phaviseth of Anderson. He was Arrested for a Weapons Violation, and Possessing a Handgun with an Obliterated Serial Number. The Charges stem from a Search Wa
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A Redding Man was found Dead near a Downtown Drug Store Thursday Morning. The Shasta County Coroner reports that 43-year-old Michael A. Rupp was discovered Face Down about 6:30AM in the Rite-Aid Parking Lot on Eureka Way. It is estimated that Rupp’s Body was found several Hours after the time of Death. The Cause of
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Two Men apparently Robbed the California Patients Collective on Churn Creek Road Thursday Night. Redding Police were called to the Marijuana Collective about 9PM, after an Employee reported an Armed Robbery. Officers met with 23-year-old John Yount of Redding, who told them Two Men had entered the Business brandishing Ha
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A Man was Stabbed several times at the Walmart Super Center in Anderson Thursday Night. Officers were called to the Business about 9:45PM for a Report of an Assault with a Deadly Weapon. 56-year-old Carlos Zamora had apparently been Stabbed and sustained several Knife Wounds to the Chest and Face. 39-year-old Michael Rob
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The Redding Police Department held a D-U-I and Drivers License Checkpoint Thursday Night on North Market Street. A total of 779 Vehicles passed through the Checkpoint. 775 Vehicles were screened by Officers. Officers stopped 4 Drivers for further investigation, either at the Checkpoint or by Officers patrolling near the
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What was the name of this hotel? 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 award certificate with...
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Two girls are completely finished now. With all the distractions that have presented themselves over the last few months it took a very long time. This series of dolls was created as a pleasurable indulgence. They are about play. They were also a project that could allow for some freedom. They do not have to [...]
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Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday night at a Redding medical marijuana collective.
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A tip of the hat to Diane Harriet Welch, who started this. The idea? Go A through Z in the alphabet with band names and a song. Everyone has different tastes. Some of mine are easy. Some, I used bands that I don’t think get enough credit. A: Adam Ant, “Dog Eat Dog”B: Bad Religion, “Sorrow
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For the second time in a month, police were called to Johnny’s Cathouse in downtown Redding. Officers came to the California Street bar around 1:30 a.m. this morning after a report of numerous people fighting in the street.
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Ran across this on You Tube. A prolific poster going by 10zen10 has created a music video with pretty bird images taken by photographer Daniel O’Byrne. It’s set to the music I helped create along with Craig Padilla and Zero Ohms a few years back, a piece called Realm of the Spirit, from the CD
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The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for the Sacramento Valley today. Highs in Redding are expected to approach 105 degrees with a north wind gusting over 20 miles per hour. A low pressure system is moving over Central California, so the threat of thunderstorms and potential for dry lightning will ling
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There's nothing more my lover wants in life than for me to have his baby. He has a son; I have a daughter. They've developed into wonderful teenagers, but he yearns for us to have one that's half him, half me. A baby we can raise together. I have to admit that there are moments [...]
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With the phone system down for several days in their business office, the Good News Rescue Mission was facing the prospect of being unable to maintain its business operations without immediate help or face possible budget cuts to keep running. So, who rescues the rescuers? That question was answered recently through a gift
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One driver was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving at a DUI and driver's license checkpoint that was held Thursday evening on North Market Street in Redding.
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James Benno has a healthy crop of marijuana plants growing in his south Redding backyard.
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A group of Redding Electric Utility ratepayers has filed a second lawsuit against the city over a recent rate hike, along with a refund request.
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It's hard to imagine many small-government conservatives cast votes for Gov. Jerry Brown last November, and a handful of obscure decisions won't — and shouldn't — bring them over to the Democrat's political camp.
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The new conventional wisdom on 9/11: We have created a decade of fear. We overreacted to 9/11 — al-Qaida turned out to be a paper tiger; there never was a second attack — thereby bankrupting the country, destroying our morale and sending us into national decline.
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This past weekend I read your great commentary on the fire fee as well as another article about "860 properties in tax default." I believe the two will feed off of each other. Rural property owners are struggling now and more defaults are inevitable.
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I see on the news that California is closing 70 parks, and that Gov. Jerry Brown is going to sign a Dream Act bill that will pay for illegal immigrants to attend college.
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I have two children who are both enrolled at Bonny View School in Redding. I have always been extremely happy with Bonny View, but what I saw a recent day when I went to pick my kids up is what prompted me to send this letter.
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Re: Alana Burke's anti-Muslim tirade (column, Sunday): All she need do to understand why religion should not be a part of the 9/11 memorial is read her own hate-filled article.
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Enterprise High School may have a higher enrollment compared to West Valley, but the Eagles have owned the Hornets on the football field as of late.
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A parade in downtown Redding has been added to Saturday's celebration of "Megan Rapinoe Day."
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The road to success for the Shasta College football team is the same as it has been of late.
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CHICO — The Redding Christian 8-man football team already is taking monumental strides two weeks into in its inaugural season.
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A topic of discussion this school year is how prep football teams are taking care of business against other sections.
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A parade in downtown Redding has been added to Saturday’s celebration of “Megan Rapinoe Day.”
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Jay Ginger is still paying the price for all those years of working on lawn mowers and chain saw engines.
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A Redding-based nonprofit aims to draw thousands in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for a Zumba class, one highlight of a first-time celebration of fitness, health and family-centered activities.
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In 1911: The Shasta store belonging to Charles Litsch, in which were the post office, the Wells Fargo office, and the telephone company, was robbed and about $75 stolen. The burglars chiseled away 20 inches of brick wall and left the tools on the ground. The robbers never touched a postage stamp, Wells Fargo order or checks
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Everyone has to make their dollars stretch in this tough economy — and the city of Anderson is no exception, officials stressed at the State of the City Address on Thursday.
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Anderson police made a third arrest Thursday in connection with the Aug. 13 fatal stabbing of Sue Eian Saeturn.
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An 18-year-old man suspected of burglarizing two medical marijuana collectives in Redding was arrested this week, police said Thursday.
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Two armed men who robbed the California Patients Collective Thursday night stole money and marijuana from the business at 2728 Churn Creek Road.
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Anderson police tonight are responding to the Wal-Mart on Rhonda Road for a reported stabbing.
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Tortuga Bay Grill opens Saturday
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On August 23, 2011, a commercial burglary occurred at a medical marijuana collective in the city of Redding. The Friendly Corner Collective, located at 1357 Hartnell Avenue, had been burglarized and an undisclosed amount of medicinal marijuana had been taken. On August 27, 2011, a second medical marijuana collective, identi
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Mary's Pizza Shack
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For nearly a decade, an outfit known as the Stewardship Council has been planning for the potential change in ownership of a swath of PG&E watershed lands that the utility agreed, as part of its 2001 bankruptcy to put under...
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This West Valley 2012 Senior did amazing. We photographed lots of great shots in downtown Redding then ended up in the Sacramento River. Yes, it was a little cold, but hey, you do what you got to do for the shot right? :). What would you like for your senior portraits? Call us today! Yearbook deadlines are looming!!
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The city of Redding, which has 17 Police Department-licensed retail medical-marijuana co-ops and lots of the stuff being more or less legally grown in the city under local zoning codes, has a pretty laissez-faire stand when it to Prop. 215...
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My friend Debra is taking her 85-year-old father to Amsterdam for a 10-day vacation, starting Monday. Neither one has ever been there and he has always wanted to go. I sent Debra an old MapEasy map of Amsterdam that I'd had for years. I carefully circled her hotel location i
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I did not even know that the California was once again attempting to pass a law creating a statewide registry of rifles and shotguns. (Currently, only handguns go into the statewide Automated Firearms System while records of long-gun sales are...
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AARP seeks tax aides and Big Bike Weekend seeks people to help out.
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The Civilian Conservation Corps was part of the New Deal enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. Over the years, many CCC camps were located in various parts of Shasta County. One such camp was Camp Big Springs.
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Anderson police made a third arrest Thursday in connection with the Aug. 13 fatal stabbing of Sue Eian Saeturn.
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Chatting a bit with Shasta Lake City Councilor Greg Watkins at Anderson's State of the City luncheon today, he mentioned that he was looking forward to leaving on a three-day cattle drive with his cousin, who's moving the herd from...
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If your e-mail account is hacked, this could happen to you and those you know. A word to the wise, from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Definitely worth reading....
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An 18-year-old man suspected of burglarizing two medical marijuana collectives in Redding was arrested this week, police said today.
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1. Sundial Music Festival and Rib Cookoff 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Redding Convention Center, 700 Auditorium Drive, Redding. Features vendor booths and children's activities. Friday: Bands include Decades, Miss Mango Beach Competition, and Floater. S
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A Redding man was arrested today after he allegedly pointed an imitation hand gun at a passing motorist on Pine Street in downtown Redding.
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Photographer Bob Small's passion for photography kicked in when he served as sports editor of the Yale Daily News. Bob continued his pursuit of photography in the late 1970s and early ‘80s and operated "The Small Gallery" in the former downtown Redding mall. Increased family demands took precedence over artistic pursuits
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Reckoned I could rely on Albert and Mary Ocasion for a restaurant recommendation. Twice a month, late on Wednesday afternoons, I get home delivery of a box of fruit and vegetables from their Churn Creek Meadow Organic Farm(www.ccmof.com).
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• Tempranillo Celebration • Wine and Beauty • They're Macchia Bound • Calling All Animal Lovers • Preparing for the Crush
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Redding artist Armando’s ninth annual charity event is all about the birds, but at the evening’s end, he hopes it’s the new Cascade Christmas production that takes flight.
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An elegant evening of fine art, wine and appetizers, "The Bird Cage" is Armando Mejorado's 9th annual charity event, which this year will benefit the Cascade theater's "A Cascade Christmas, A New Holiday Tradition." The Cascade will receive 100% of all money raised from ticket sales. The fund raisers hope they can raise as
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Tony Armsdon was looking for just the right sound for his Wright Sound concert series and he's confident he's found it with Scott Joss, a Redding fiddler of considerable renown.
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Anticipating President Obama's speech on jobs tonight, Rep. Wally Herger's office sends out the congressman's own plan for jobs. The meat: "We need to restore certainty for small businesses and rebuild the confidence of consumers. In order to do so,...
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We seem to be having a baby boom right now. Babies are coming in almost as quickly as the senior portraits :). Are you expecting soon or know someone who is? We have lots of options for newborn baby photography, give us a call today to find out more! 530-223-5456
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We like to create unique photos. When we photographed this soccer player for his senior pics, besides doing some cool action shots, we also had some fun with the fisheye to create something unqiue. What do you want to do for your senior portraits? Call today for a free consult! We would love to hear all your ideas!! 223-545
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Did you know there are two identical historical plaques in Shasta County? One is located in Shasta State Historic Park and the other is on the property at Bridge Bay Resort. Have you guessed yet what they represent? They are...
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Once again the court puts it's thumb on the scales of justice in favor of one litigant over another. On Friday September 2nd attorney Michael Cogan pulls an "okie doke" in case 149117/172066 by calling Judge Gaul's secratary on the phone and asking her to have Judge Gaul push back a hearing date; Gaul's
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A man found dead this morning in the parking lot of Rite Aid on Eureka Way was identified as 43-year-old Michael A. Rupp of Redding, the Shasta County Coroner reported this afternoon.
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Here’s an econ
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Mother Nature will crank up the heat over the next few days. Today will be a precursor of things to come as highs in the Redding area will hover around 100 degrees. The overnight low will be 69. On Friday, a north wind blowing between 10 and 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 mph, will make it feel like blast furna
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are erode, heart and observe. Still no Interwebs in the wilds of Wyoming, so I have to muddle through. Alone In The DarkHe’s fairly certain there’s something wrong with his heart. It’s pumping a
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Monty, we have a question/concern: Occasionally we see a vehicle emitting huge amounts of black smoke from its exhaust, literally lowering visibility and stinking up the highway. Can and will an officer ticket such a vehicle? It looks like that one vehicle could offset hundreds of properly smogged ones. There are a couple o
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How big of a bubble can you blow? Can you stand in a bubble? What is bubble art? Answer these and other questions during this exciting day of exploring the properties of bubbles. Special activities include: Bubble mania: 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Zubie’s Classroom) Stand inside a bubble! Watch bubbles freeze before your e
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Butte County officials announced that they have been awarded an additional grant of $3,093,980 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Community Development to help recover from the devastating summer fires of 2008. This is in addition to the $4,300,000 that was awarded to the County in December 2010, bringing the total awa
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This special performance will feature a Chamber Music concert with Middle Eastern and Western Music by SonaTrio + One (Bruce Belton: clarinet, Cherie Gans: violin, Alan Clark: cello, and Ellen Southard: piano). SonaTrio brings a concert that blends the musical languages of the Middle East with our own, using Turkish, Iraqi,
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With regular City Hall closures as part of an ongoing furlough program, residents who normally pay bills in person may wish to take advantage of electronic payment options. The next scheduled closure of City Hall is this Friday (September 9). The closures affect all departments within City Hall, including the Utility Custom
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Shasta County's Northern Hispanic Latino Coalition announces its annual Latino Independence Fiesta and Family Fair will be back on Sunday, September 11, 2011, from noon to 5 p.m. Come enjoy the coolness at Anderson River Park, and come enjoy the heat of passionate Latino fun, food and friendship. While donations to help con
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The National Park Service's decision to declare Shasta Bally sacred to the Wintu people won't dramatically affect management policies at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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The new Redding School of the Arts campus has beautiful performance spaces, more green features than a St. Patrick's Day parade, and a corkscrew slide from the second floor. What it doesn't have — yet — is a flagpole. And, boy, does that sort of thing get people talking in Shasta County.
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The marvelous paradox of politics is that it is the only field in which lack of experience is considered a job qualification. Or, conversely, in which extensive experience is cited as a negative.
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If you have enough income and assets to meet all of your obligations for the next 25 years, you're in good shape. If the current expenditures equal or exceed your current obligations without borrowing, you're in good shape. Social Security meets these tests.
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I am no relation to Kenneth Wilson, nor do I have any idea of who he was. However, I feel compelled to voice my concerns over the ability of the officers involved in his shooting.
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I read, with great interest, about Rep. Wally Herger's recent Town Hall meeting.
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Redding police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who shot into an apartment complex early Wednesday morning.
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The University Prep boys soccer team knocked off Foothill 3-2 on Wednesday.
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Foothill High School senior Dalton Kelly has verbally committed to play baseball for the University of California Santa Barbara.
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State budget cuts will cut operating hours in half at two north state historic parks and close a campground.
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The intention of playing in preseason tournaments against high-caliber teams is to prepare for the regular season by seeing tough competition.
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Chuck Dahlen, a battalion chief with the Shasta Lake Fire Protection District, walks through smoke from a grass and brush fire off Ashby Road in Shasta Lake on Wednesday.
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In 1911: The Shasta County grand jury, O. Grittner, foreman, determined from the facts produced that there was not sufficient evidence to warrant the finding of an indictment against Frank Mooney in connection with the death of Samuel Adraine. Therefore, Mooney was to be discharged from custody. However, Constable Ed Shallo
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Adding to the controversy surrounding a planned shopping center in the Churn Creek Bottom, a longtime Shasta County planning commissioner has resigned from his post, largely in response to the project's recent approval.
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The men accused of trying to steal processed marijuana from a Shasta Lake man last month apparently hoped he would believe they were law enforcement officers conducting a pot raid at his home, a Shasta County sheriff's report says.
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The sound of the wind softly fluttering in the cottonwood trees will give way to the roar of chain saws, trimmers and wood chippers next month as an army of workers chews through the Henderson Open Space along the Sacramento River in Redding.
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A Shasta Lake man arrested in July following a 20-minute standoff with sheriff's deputies at his Main Street home was sentenced Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court to time-served in jail and placed on formal probation for three years.
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A Trinity County couple have filed a combined $10 million claim with county officials alleging they were stabbed by a murder suspect after being asked by a sheriff's corporal to "check out" a neighbor's home where a double murder had just occurred.
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Scofflaw motorists are less likely to get tickets in Redding these days than just two years ago, before budget cuts gutted the city's police force.
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Join Viva Downtown in “Megan’s Promenade Parade,” honoring local soccer star and U.S. women’s soccer team player Megan Rapinoe this Saturday at 11 a.m. as she rides from Grilla Bites to Placer Street in Redding. Bring your kids, family, and out-of-towners to see Megan in person. Come to the Downtown Promenade (see m
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On Wednesday, September 7th at 10:30 a.m., officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to Coast Central Credit Union at 1551 Giuntoli Lane for the report of a robbery. Upon the officers' arrival they were told a man had entered the bank, approached a teller and demanded money. The teller complied and the man fled [
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Current trends in manufacturing, including which products are making a comeback in the United States and why, will be among the topics discussed during an economic summit Sept. 29 at Turtle Bay Exploration Park.
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When the movie "Saving Private Ryan" came out in the 1990s I told my mother about it and asked if she wanted to see it. "It wasn't any fun the first time," she said, "Why would I want to see it again?" That's been my feeling for the last ten years. For most of the last decade I've been careful to avoid the observances and m
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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 We start this period off with an unusual and complex weather pattern. A large high pressure area is to our north and this is pushing a very warm airmass over the north state. [...]
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The California Department of Transportation expects to reopen Highway 299 about 11 p.m. tonight following a crash involving a big rig near Buzzards Road Road in Round Mountain.
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"In 1990 we rode motorcycles to the 50th Sturgis Rally. Along the way we stopped at the Buffalo Bill Cody Center to view their wonderful museum. In amongst the art was a painting by Frank Tenny Johnson called 'Snow on Jim Mountain.' "'Look, it's Mt. Shasta!' I said to my husband, but the docent replied, [...]
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, aNewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party featuring live music by Megan Slankard and Jeff Campbell Though only in her 20s, Megan Slankard has independently sold nearly 30,000 CDs while performing in hundreds of cities across the United States and Europe. She se
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Here's an interesting little bill popping up at the last possible minute: A year after a California lawmaker was indicted on charges of lying about where he lived when he ran for the state Legislature, a last-minute bill has been...
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On Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at approximately 1:47 a.m., Redding Police Officers responded to an apartment complex in the 2300 block of Butte Street regarding a report of several gunshots having just been fired into the apartment building. The initial investigation reveals a male suspect described as “skinny,” and w
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When your honor is questioned is mud slinging and saber rattling honorable? If your record is in question, shouldn't you expose the record?
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Being a mom is the hardest job in the world, and Great Harvest is partnering with author Mia Redrick to reward moms for taking care of themselves. The local bakery is welcoming mothers into their stores for the launch of a local Time for mom-Me group.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- and O- blood.
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Carrying too much weight in a backpack or wearing it the wrong way can lead to pain and strain. Parents can take steps to help children load and wear backpacks the correct way to avoid health problems.
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Labor Day marks the traditional end of summer. Kids are back to school and the rhythm of life changes.
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Bedbugs, or Cimex lectularius, are about the size of a sesame seed or slightly larger and are clear to reddish brown. They lurk in the seams of mattresses, cracks in the walls, behind pictures, and in crevices of furniture. Some even dwell among those shoe boxes you keep under your bed, just like your childhood monster. Sin
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"Not every human problem deserves a law." Written by none other than Gov. Jerry Brown in a veto message. I'm surprised sometimes that he doesn't have more Republican friends....
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Three of four men accused of trying to steal processed marijuana from a Shasta Lake man last month apparently hoped he would believe they were law enforcement officers conducting a pot raid at his home, a Shasta County sheriff’s report show.
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Firefighters headed to Shasta Lake this afternoon for a report of a quarter-acre vegetation fire burning near homes on Ashby Road. The blaze, reported just after 2:30 p.m., was in a stretch of land adjacent to 2125 Ashby Road.
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An overnight water-main break near Dunsmuir High School forced administrators to close the school today.
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A Red Bluff woman was injured Tuesday when the boat she was in collided with a sandbar on Black Butte Lake in Tehama County.
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Two burglars crashed a stolen pickup this morning into a Los Molinos market and tried to steal an ATM.
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Redding dermatologist Craig Kraffert forwarded this e-mail rallying support for such legislation. HELP PROTECT MINORS FROM THE DANGERS OF INDOOR TANNING TAKE ACTION TODAY! Senate Bill 746 which would prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices by minors under the...
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A Trinity County couple has filed a combined $10 million claim with county officials alleging they were stabbed by a murder suspect after being asked by a sheriff’s corporal to “check out” a neighbor’s home where a double murder had just occurred.
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The R-S rumor-patrol headquarters has received multiple tips in the past couple of weeks that the new Redding School of the Arts campus on Shasta View Drive, which opened for its first school year yesterday, did not have a flagpole...
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Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko and Supervisor Les Baugh have been spending a lot of time lately talking about the spread of marijuana growing around the county and pondering what they county might do about it. How about Mendocino County's...
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A Shasta Lake man arrested in July following a 20-minute standoff with sheriff's deputies at his Main Street home was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to time-served in jail and placed on formal probation for three years
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That's the Chico Enterprise-Record's bottom line in an editorial about the Democrat's announcement that he'll seek a rematch against Wally Herger, though the paper suggests he clean up his act and not spend his campaign repeating the suggestion that the...
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Redding Police are investigating a Shooting that reportedly occurred early Wednesday Morning on Butte Street. Officers were called to an Apartment Complex in the 2300 Block of Butte Street around 1:45AM, regarding several Gun Shots. During their investigation, Officers determined that a Male Suspect had fired several Sho
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has reached a Settlement with the Shasta Union High School District in a Lawsuit that challenged the District’s Policy of Drug Testing Students who participate in a variety of School-Related Activities, without any suspicion of Drug Use. The Settlement comes
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Assemblyman Jim Nielsen has Co-Authored a Bill that would repeal the $150 per Structure Rural Fire Tax that has already become Law. The Governor signed the Tax into Law as part of this Year’s Budget Deal. Calling the Tax Unconstitutional because it was not passed by a Vote of the People, Nielsen has joined with Ass
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The Red Bluff based California State Parks Foundation has been successful in sponsoring a Bill that has passed the State Assembly. The Bill will give the State the Authority to enter into Operating Agreements with qualified Non-Profit Organizations in order to keep open some of the 70 State Parks that are slated for clos
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Shasta Regional Medical Center’s Parent Company, Prime Healthcare, has come to the aid of the Good News Rescue Mission. The Mission’s Phone System had experienced catastrophic failure, and was down for several Days. Without the System, the Mission was was facing the prospect of not being able to maintain its
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DDuring the last Week of August the Trinity County Narcotics Task Force along with C.A.M.P. Agents, the North State Marijuana Investigation Team, the Forest Service, and Fish and Game conducted Marijuana Eradication Operations in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Approximately 148,000 Marijuana Plants were eradicated a
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From the Shasta County Index newspaper of 4-30-1887: One year ago this month Matt Ringle and family arrived in Cottonwood from Michigan. They at once obtained 160 acres of unimproved land in the foothills about 15 miles west of here...
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Tomato harvesting yesterday. This represents under half of what we have had the pleasure to devour so far this season! The first big batch thrown in  a pot to boil became tomato soup thanks to Frank’s suggestion that we try it. It was very simple — cook, remove skins, blend, add a little cream — [...]
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC) has reached a settlement with the Shasta Union High School District in a lawsuit challenging the district’s illegal policy of drug testing students, without any suspicion of drug use, who participate in a variety of school-related activities. The settleme
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Redding police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who shot into an apartment complex early this morning.
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Redding will see triple-digit temperatures by the weekend. Today won't be so bad. The National Weather Service says today's high will reach 96 degrees with a low of 59. Thursday's forecast is the same, only it will stay a few degrees warmer that night. By Friday, the mercury should climb to 103 degrees. Saturday, will re
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Sex Sells. We are sexual beings and we love all things sexy. That is why the pornography industry has larger revenues than Microsoft, Google, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, Apple and Netflix combined, yet it has not captured the devotion of 50 percent of the population, and the primary decision makers about family spending: women. Th
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Don't miss this year's fun -- live entertainment, great food, free art activities and a chance to build your own Palio horse. It's that time of year again, Chico Palio is right around the corner. Kick-off Artoberfest, Chico's month-long celebration of arts and culture, Saturday, September 10th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the
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We believe it’s time for Shasta County to talk. Silence can hurt and stop people from getting the help they need. This is never more true than with the stigma of mental illness and the prevalence of suicide in our community. In recent years, an average of 38 Shasta County residents died by suicide each [...]
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This workshop will focus on organic gardening principles for the year-round gardener, including cover cropping. Gerry Long, along with his wife Margaret and son Ian, owns and operates Good Work Organic Farm, specializing in garlic and in early spring and late fall vegetables. The workshop will include fall vegetable six-pac
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The Asphalt Cowboys' 59th Annual Barbecue is happening at Lake Redding Park on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This is an annual event in which proceeds will benefit 2012 Rodeo Week events. Come out and enjoy barbecue tri-tip or chicken, salad, beans, garlic bread and coffee for $6 a plate presold [...]
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USDA agencies in California worked together to raise more than 33,500 pounds of fresh and non-perishable food to donate to local food banks across the state. Feds Feed Families is a national food drive led by USDA, the Office of Personnel Management and other federal agencies to raise food for Americans struggling with hung
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Attorney beats citation on technicality
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If you tried calling the Good News Rescue Mission a couple of weeks ago, you'd have gotten nothing but a dial tone.
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It's a chronic complaint about local economic-development efforts: In their desire to attract big out-of-area employers, boosters ignore small companies that are already here and, with a bit of a boost, might expand and hire new workers.
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Ideological clashes over particular laws, policies and programs often go far deeper. Those with opposing views of what is desirable for the future also tend to differ equally sharply as to what the reality of the present is. In other words, they envision two very different worlds.
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Are supplements dangerous?  It may seem hard to believe, but the supplement industry isn't regulated by the Food and Drug Administration or any other government agency...
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In response to Bob Nelson's Friday letter, "Shopping center is what region needs," I would like to welcome Bob and his family to Redding. It is a great place to live. I appreciate his caring about the viability of our wonderful city, but we definitely do not need another shopping mall.
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The Republicans are well aware of how our government works, how members of Congress or a legislature are wasting their time if they craft a bill they know the president or governor won't sign. Over the last 31 years, we have had a Democratic governor in California only 7 years.
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Foothill's 30-19 win over Deer Valley on Saturday was no small feat for the Cougars, considering the Wolverines' résumé.
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The U-Prep Panthers girls tennis team swept Anderson 9-0 on Tuesday.
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ANDERSON — The new era for Cubs volleyball began on a high note Tuesday night.
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Attorney beats citation on technicality
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Redding will grant incentives to two firms planning expansions in town and a third just opening shop.
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A federal lawsuit has been filed against a senior deputy public defender and his office by Charles David Berlinghoff, who learned Tuesday that he will begin to stand trial on Jan. 10 in his highly publicized sex-crime case.
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Accounting firms merge in Redding
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If you tried calling the Good News Rescue Mission a couple of weeks ago, you'd have gotten nothing but a dial tone.
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Mountain Gate man suspected of DUI
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$559,000 to build homes for low-income
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Redding School of the Arts opens on one campus after 10 years
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City would join with Shasta Lake, Anderson, county
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A couple of weeks ago I made this bread to take to a friend's house. The technique is pretty straightforward if you've ever made bread, but I won't deny that this is a bit of work. It isn't complicated, though, and can be accomplished in several stages. And it is very delicious with a slightly sweet taste. This is from "The
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Redding will grant incentives to two firms planning expansions in town and a third opening shop.
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A bear was hit by a big rig this evening on Highway 299 in Trinity County.
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Redding is at least open to the idea of sharing tax revenue with the county of Shasta and the cities of Anderson and Shasta Lake.
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Knowing what a fan I am of old typewriters Bruce Ross forwarded this wonderful LA Times feature, datelined New Dehli. Excerpt: Credit for its lingering presence goes to India's infamous bureaucracy, as enamored as ever of outdated forms (often in...
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Firefighters are at the scene this evening of a reported grass fire near Keswick Dam Road and Buenaventura Boulevard in Redding.
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Wonder why our consumer-driven economy's stuck in neutral? A big reason is hiding in plain sight (see pic taken late last week on North St.) The "new normal" price of gas (4 bucks for regular). That siphons a lot...
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I haven't closely followed the long legislative debate over whether the state should restrict the use of Bisphenol-A in children's products, but for those keeping score at home the Legislature today passed a bill to do so -- on a...
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There were four houses there. Now there are three. On Friday night one of the houses burned to the ground from unknown causes. The house that burned was used as a rental to fishermen who fished the nearby Fall River....
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Professor from Jerusalem teaches archaeology and geography of the land of the Bible.
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We have a major problem inflicting our nation today, and it has been culminating for decades now, and that is that there are too many politicians in our government who have been guilty of violating the laws of our nation, yet are not held accountable!
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The 41st AAUW Home Tour will include three homes, the McConnell Guest House, an 8,000-square-foot straw bale house and an example of a house with a decidedly contemporary Asian inspired design. Mark November the 5th on your calendars.
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Everyone in the community who does not attend another church is invited to come!
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Today I just wanted to share a couple news articles I came across that were interesting to me.  Being an attorney requires serious analysis of complex legal issues so legal news like the articles below provide perfect breaks from the profession.  By posting these articles I am by no means agreeing w
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It’s 4:30 a.m. and I’m riding my bicycle by myself. It’s dark. Not counting the few street and business lights. It’s hushed. The one main road I have to be on for about 5 miles has few cars to worry about at this time. Two or three cars going my direction are usual. Once I turn east on
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A federal lawsuit has been filed against a senior deputy public defender and his office by Charles David Berlinghoff, who learned today that he will begin to stand trial on Jan. 10 in his highly publicized sex-crime case.
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Let me second Dan Walters' conclusion in his column about the implications of a bill that would exempt a Los Angeles football stadium from the California Environmental Quality Act: If CEQA is a good law, it should be good for...
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The "California Protective Parents Association" Shasta County, will resume meeting next Tuesday and the second Tuesday of every month, starting the 13th of September ,7:00pm at the Neighborhood Church.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Willow Creek — Fall run Chinook salmon and steelhead were making a big move into the lower end of the Trinity spurred by lower water temperatures and temporary higher flows. SACRAMENTO RIVER, Red Bluff — Salmon fishing seemed to b
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"I don't like the term 'cut.' I like the term 'preserve.'" So Rep. Wally Herger told the AP in a story that focuses on his Democratic colleague Rep. Xavier Becerra and his role on the "Gang of 12" deficit panel....
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Is it just me, or is it bizarre to see the Forest Service implementing fire-safety restrictions on Sept. 3? I could get used to summers like this one, but if it weren't for the heat, how would we keep the...
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A Big Rig caught Fire Monday Night on Southbound Interstate Five near Bridge Bay, and spilled about 100 Gallons of Diesel Fuel onto the Roadway. The C-H-P was called to the Gore Point of the Bridge Bay Off-Ramp about 7PM, and found a 2000 Freightliner on Fire. The Driver of the Big Rig, 30-year-old Ajaib Singh, from Kent
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A Mountain Gate Man has been Arrested for D-U-I and his Twelve Year Old Passenger sustained Minor Injuries after their Vehicle was involved in a Rollover Accident on Hilltop Drive just South of Lake Boulevard Monday Night. Witnesses told Police that both Bryon Benson and his young Companion fled on Foot following the 6:1
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Fire Crews were able to save North State Wood Designs from burning down after a Fire on Friday Night. Redding Fire was called to the Business on Cedars Road about 6:25PM. Upon arrival, they found a 75 Foot by 150 Foot Metal Framed Building with Smoke showing. Crews made entry and found a Fire in the Finish Spray Booth. T
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The Eighteen Day Avoid Labor Day Anti-D-U-I Campaign has ended for another Year. As of Midday Monday, Officers in Shasta County Arrested 83 Individuals for Driving Under the Influence. That compares to 79 during the same period last Year. For Monday’s final Day of the Campaign, all available Officers in the Six par
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The Onion Fire, burning in the Klamath National Forest, Ten Miles East of Cecilville has now reached 560 Acres. The Fire is still growing at a slow pace, but is staying within established Containment Lines. The Fire was first detected on August 22nd, and Firefighters say the Initial Plan was to allow it to spread to 2500
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A Man from Foresthill, California has been Booked into the Shasta County Jail, but not before being Tazered and receiving several Baton Strikes from Redding Police. Officer Brian Torum was on Routine Patrol on Hilltop Drive Monday Afternoon about 3:30 when He pulled over Tyler Buckley for allegedly being in a Stolen Vehi
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Emergency crews are responding to a two-vehicle traffic collision this morning at Larkspur Lane and East Cypress Avenue in Redding.
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Need some race action the weekend of the Airshow? Champion Raceway at Medford has a special for Redding racers. Scroll down for more info… Next: STREET LEGAL RACE Saturday September 10 at 6 pm GENERAL MOTORS VS FORD!! A trophy presented to the quickest GM & Ford drag cars and to the quickest
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It will be another day of hot temperatures in Redding. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 98 degrees today with little wind. Overnight, the low will be 64. Wednesday will be a carbon copy of today with highs flirting with triple digits and overnight lows in the low 60s, according to the National Weather Servic
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An estimated 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from a big rig Monday night after it caught fire on Interstate 5 on the Bridge Bay exit north of Redding, the California Highway Patrol reported today. The driver, Ajaib Singh, 30, of Kent, Wash., was not injured.
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Lawncrest Chapel & Memorial Park will have a 9-11 Wall of Remembrance on display the entire month of September. A Remembrance service will also be held on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. Dignity Memorial 9-11 Wall of Remembrance: The Dignity Memorial 9-11 Wall of Remembrance is displayed as a tribute to all the victims [...]
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Join D’Ann Bourne and Kathleen Evans at the reception for their show, “Beyond The Literal Essence,” at Fator’s Custom Framing and Silk Purse Gallery. It’s Friday, September 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. The champagne will be cold and the artwork will be fresh. Also, Kathleen has updated her art website. Take a peek at [...]
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In September, Shasta County Arts Council celebrates 30 years of active participation and service to the Community through the Arts. “The New Thirty” Celebration, held Saturday, Sept. 10, will be robust with a variety of interests and activates for all ages. Art, music, food, song, and dance will be provided by local spo
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Joss was mentored under the likes of Tiny Moore and Merle Haggard and his later affiliation with Buck Owens and Dwight Yoakam, fifteen years recording/touring. Born in Long Beach and raised in Redding, Joss was a native Californian whose roots ran deep. He learned to play fiddle from Jana Jae, the one-time wife and fiddle p
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On September 5, 2011, at 6:14 p.m., officers from the Redding Police Department responded to Hilltop Drive, south of Lake Boulevard, regarding a roll-over traffic collision. Upon arrival, officers learned from witnesses that an adult male and a juvenile male had fled the scene on foot, southbound on Hilltop Drive. The vehic
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On September 5, 2011, at 3:27 p.m., Redding Police Officer Brian Torum was on routine patrol in the area of Hilltop Drive. Officer Torum observed a black 1993 Honda Accord traveling northbound on Hilltop Drive. A routine license plate check revealed the vehicle had been reported stolen. Officer Torum followed the vehicle to
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Caltrans' announcement last week that it would go to court to challenge Shasta County's approval of a major new shopping center on Knighton Road is surely frustrating to the Board of Supervisors and to the staff who've worked for years on the project.
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Investigation after investigation into last year's San Bruno gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes has revealed bad welds, inconsistent safety testing and maintenance so inconsistent that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. didn't know the condition of its own pipes.
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Rural Californians are already having it tough trying to make ends meet in this difficult economy. Just like suburban and urban residents, we are trying to spend our limited dollars wisely. But unlike them, we are faced with paying a new fire tax that is unfair, unconstitutional and unnecessary.
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The cities of Redding, Shasta Lake and Anderson on Tuesday will review a recent suggestion by the Shasta County Board of Supervisors to pursue a tax-sharing agreement.
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1911: The American Indian locked up in the Oroville County jail refused to tell much of his past life to Redding's Sam Batwee, also known as Indian Sam. The man said that if he told where he came from and who his people were, he would be locked up and probably hung for the numerous crimes committed by his people. It has
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City official demanding fiscal records
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An 80-year-old Redding woman still traumatized by a pit bull attack nearly a year after the fact hopes to see city officials curb those canines.
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Pets Without Partners, a local nonprofit animal rescue group, will hold a fundraiser the first Wednesday of each month at Logan's Roadhouse on Hilltop Drive in Redding.
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A controversial fire protection fee that originally would have charged rural California property owners up to $150 may now cost some of them more than $3,000 under a new state Senate bill.
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"It had been my dream to come here and study here in the United States. Now my dream has come true. I'm in the United States and studying," said Shizuka Nagai, 20-year-old international studentwho arrived from Tokyo in mid August.
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Ernie Candelaria (from left), Sophia Candelaria, 4, Darla Craig and Chloe Czarkowski, 5, of Redding, have a picnic at Anderson River Park on Monday. The picnic was hosted by the Five Counties Central Labor Council.
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Started 15 years ago on a small plot in their Churn Creek Bottom backyard, Albert and Mary Ocasion have turned a hobby into a thriving homegrown business that they never get tired talking about.
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Redding plans to put nearly half its Stillwater Business Park out to pasture.
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It took crews about 30 minutes to prevent a small vegetation fire in Hayfork from spreading Monday afternoon.
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Hector and Brandy Fernandez and their four children barely escaped a fast-moving fire and resultant explosion with just the clothes on their backs. Next door, Steve and Maria Alvarez and their three children also ran from the inferno, only saving their lives as well on that very hot August 28. Redding Fire Department invest
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A Forestill man was arrested this afternoon after police stopped him for allegedly driving a stolen vehicle.
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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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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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