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October 3rd, 2011

The Bureau of Land Management’s Redding Field Office will conduct several prescribed burning projects this fall and winter to improve landscape health and remove brush piles remaining from vegetation improvement projects completed earlier. Burns are planned to begin in late October and will continue through November on da
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A fire in south Redding caused about $75,000 in damage this evening, according to the Redding Fire Department.
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SCENE! CUTLINES — Oct. 4, 2011
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YREKA — A Siskiyou County jury today convicted a Montague man charged with molesting two boys, one who is now 18 and lives in Shasta Lake.
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Dennis Freeman, who ran the library at the College of the Siskiyous for nearly 30 years, retired in August. But his active interest in the history of his home region and its iconic mountain will continue.
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First, you make a sauce.
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, aNewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party featuring live music by The West Edge The West Edge" members have a long history of playing music in the San Francisco Bay Area and Shasta County. They deny responsibility for inspiring any uninhibited gyrating, grindin
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"When I connect with the magic of the universe everything flows with inspiration and guidance. My paintings frequently reflect a lonely quality which I feel represents each souls individual journey through life. The style of my paintings border between surreal and romantic but they always represent my unique perspective. Jo
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A 37-year-old man and an 86-year-old man, both from Kern County, are the the first to die from West Nile virus this year, California Department of Public Health officials announced today
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There is a venerable proverb that says one should speak nothing but good of the dead. In the case of assassinated radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, that would tax all but the most saintly among us.
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No slogan is more popular among conservative politicians in California, nationally and internationally than "no new taxes." Almost no Republican gets anywhere without signing a pledge never to approve new levies of any kind for any reason. Violating the pledge is political death.
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Dave Dinelli, Bella Vista
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Russell Alexia, Redding
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An Oct. 21 hearing was set today for north state Assemblyman Jim Nielsen to argue in support of his request for a permanent restraining order against Rancho Tehama community activist Don Bird.
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Click the Photo to see the full size version! Holiday portraits from October 15th to December 15th, 2011. BOOK ONLINE HERE!
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Q. Should partisan politics and religion ever mix? Should religious organizations host speakers from a certain political party? It is erroneous to think you can separate a man’s religion from the way he governs, for his value system is initiated from his beliefs. A Christian will not endorse policies that promote abortion
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The National University Redding Campus is starting a new onsite BA Psychology program. Courses are schedueld to start on Monday, Oct. 24.
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The Forest Service reopened the Ruth Fire area Monday, after the blaze burned through 1,460 acres.
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You've been out of work for months. You've filled out oodles of applications but have actually interviewed for a scant few jobs. Ever thought of suing because you can't get hired? Accordi
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Used to be Starbucks would ask if you wanted room for cream in that morning cup of coffee. Now the world's largest coffee chain is asking customers to help stimulate the economy. The Associated Press reports the Seattle-based chain, starting Nov. 1, will ask customers to donate at least $5 to contribute t
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Adults can now be held civilly liable for knowingly providing alcohol to teens who get hurt or killed or injure someone else, under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Sunday.
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This History Mystery Photo Contest wins the prize for taking the longest time to be guessed. But finally, after three days, B. L. Castro came through with the correct answer. It is the well/pump house on Cline Gulch Road in...
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Alana Burke could not have picked a less appropriate person to comment on the justification, or lack there of, of DA Carlton's decision to plea bargain with former Anderson Police officer and rape suspect "Bryan Robert Benson."While I agree that Carlton's decision  does not seem to make any sense, Former DA
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Fall Classic Racing includes Summit Super Series Points racing Season Finale! Friday Oct 7-Gates open at 1pm. Test & Tune – 2 to 7 pm Then, Saturday Oct 8, our 3rd ANNUAL FALL CLASSIC & BBQ RACE Your ticket to the Sat BBQ is a side dish to feed 8 – 10 people !!!!! Tri ti
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This is very cool I wish Redding,Ca had something of this sort to explore. UNDERCITY from Andrew Wonder on Vimeo.
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This guy tries to take a flaming shot and ends up burning his mouth his table and his friend’s crotch in the process. Bravo. This is why alcohol and flames do not mix.
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A green Honda Accord flipped over on Southbound I-5 onto the shoulder while another silver Jeep Cherokee spun out at around 8:26 this morning, with one person taken to the hospital.
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The Shasta College football team beat Feather River 20-18 Saturday night, holding on for its first win of the season.
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Were they the same place or two separate places? How about Mountain Home, Mountain House, and the Mountain House Hotel and Stage Stop? Yes, they were all separate places. And they all caused me headaches at times trying to make...
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If only this were true.
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A woman from McKinnleyville is facing charges that she illegally possessed and transported marijuana for sale after, officers said, they found four pounds of marijuana and an expired medical recommendation in her car.
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Tehama County Sheriffs arrested a man on charges of possession of marijuana and methamphetamine, saying he led them on two chases while riding a quad runner.
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Expect a day full of clouds, rain and temperatures ranging between low 50s to low 60s, forecasters are saying. With a high of 63, Redding will see between a quarter and a half inch of rain today, with up to another inch in the evening. Tuesday and Wednesday will mimic today, with highs in the low 60s, low
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Join national performing, recording artist Kathy Zavada and Rev. Lynn E. Fritz, Ordained Minister, Affiliate, International Centers for Spiritual and Karuk Tribal Descendant for an evening of sacred ritual, uplifting music and inspirational reflections in recognition of the purpose and value of building an interfaith commun
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One of the great events here in France is the vendange or annual grape harvest. Almost every town hosts some sort of fête to celebrate the event. I’ve always wanted to witness a harvest, especially in Burgundy where some of my favorite wines are born and raised. This year I got my chance. It was [...]
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Thirteen Shasta County schools will be joining schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. Local elected officials and principals will be leading students walking to school that day. This event kicks off year round contests to encourage children to walk or ride
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The bounty of Butte County specialty farms and wineries is the focus of the sixth annual Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekend, a self-guided tour that includes exclusive wine tasting at 11 wineries and farm-fresh food sampling at 17 farms throughout Columbus Day weekend, October 8 and 9, 2011. “Passport Weekend is uniqu
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No doubt some Redding residents will never be able to comfortably digest the city's impending deal to lease the Convention Center to a Bethel Church subsidiary and the public auditorium's transformation into an all but full-time ministry school.
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Last Monday's column by Bob Williams works way too hard trying to come up with examples of meanness in our society.
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Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry said on Sept. 7 that "it is a Ponzi scheme to tell our kids that are 25 or 30 years old today, you're paying into a program that's going to be there."
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We live in the insane asylum of politics. There is no truth anymore. Or, truth is anything anyone wants to say is truth. Particularly, if it's spoken by the 24/7 right-wing pundits on KQMS. But don't worry, if you live without radio, there's always John Cleckner, clickety-clack, to pick up the slack (letter, Sun
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I recently made a call to a local specialist's office that was recommended to me by my doctor. When I made the call, the receptionist answered after a few rings with "I'm with other patients. I'll be with you in a minute." With that, I was placed on hold. No questioning if I wanted to be placed on hold,
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SHASTA LAKE — Low voter turnouts in the city's last two council elections could mean trouble for the recall effort against Councilwoman Dolores Lucero.
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In 1911: Labeled and tagged like a piece of baggage, the brand of her feeble mind sewed to her clothes, Mrs. Kate Widder, 37 years old, mother of five children, was taken to Los Angeles three days ago by P.W. Loftus, special railroad police of the Southern Pacific railway, where she was held for examination. Mrs. Widder was
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A recent surge of graffiti that's literally left its mark on the city of Red Bluff has the police department asking residents to be vigilant in reporting the crime.
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All the buzz surrounding a new television show about Pan Am stewardesses has Cherri Dooley looking back.
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On- and offramps between Interstate 5 and Highway 44 will be closed for 10 days starting at 10 p.m. Oct. 14.
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A recent surge of graffiti that’s literally left its mark on the city of Red Bluff has the police department asking residents to be vigilant in reporting the crime.
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New news concerning depositions of out of state witnesses.  Mr. Jesrani is an experienced litigator who has conducted numerous depositions for individuals, corporations, and other entities.  Please see this article from law.com concerning a recent ruling by the California Supreme Court.Trial courts
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Join Mercy Medical Center Redding’s Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center and the Mercy Heart Center for classes designed to provide a comprehensive overview of diabetes. These classes are for diabetics, their families and other interested individuals. A range of topics will be discussed during the sessions includi
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I loved Trinidad Pier. But it was old, wobbly, and becoming very dangerous. A few times when I walked out on it, I could feel it gently moving and swaying, and you can bet I was ready to run...
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There’s a Home Show at Redding’s Convention Center. This weekend. Admission is free. Erin and I used to have a booth at a local Home Show twice a year, so we saw a lot of old friends and vendors we knew.
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The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have released the Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Coleman Barrier Weir Site Modifications Project. The Coleman National Fish Hatchery complex, on Battle Creek near Anderson, Calif., includes a fish barrier weir and fish la
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Today will be the last day of sunshine for the Redding area until Friday, forecasters are saying.
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On Saturday, October 1st, Healthy Shasta announced the three Action Heroes selected for 2011 at Healthy Shasta’s annual Walk This Way at Turtle Bay event. Each Action Hero is being honored for their efforts in making healthy eating and physical activity choices easier for others. The 2011 Action Heroes are: Friends of the
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Q: Who can present a PKN-Redding slide show (Oct 7th)? A: Anyone with an idea, passion, skill, interest, sense of humor, invention, quirky personality, or story. Q. What topics have been included in the PKN-Redding presentations so far? A. PKN-Redding presentation have included such topics as: adopted wild horses cartooning
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Program Summary: The Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women (formerly the Soroptimist Making a Difference for Women Award), honors ordinary women, who through their professional or personal activities, make extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of women and girls. These women’s efforts help promote issues th
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area invites children and their parents or guardians to join park rangers for a pleasant hike to Whiskeytown Falls on Saturday, October 8, 2011. The hike will celebrate the wonderful summer experience, which is drawing toward a season’s closure. The “Children’s End of Summer Hike” pro
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I finally had my nasal / sinus surgery on Friday and I am recuperating. 4 long months of struggle and now I hope all is repaired. The surgeon straightened my nasal septum, repaired some holes in the walls o
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This is a tale of natural selection.
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Bill Dawson began working for the Record Searchlight when few could imagine the end of "hot type" letters cast into molten lead, and celebrated his retirement last week by removing a Blackberry from his belt clip.
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Campus protests last week in Berkeley have drawn new attention to the question of minority enrollment at the state's prestige universities, but you know who's really under-represented at the University of California? Students from the rural north state.
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In June 2010, Anderson police officer Bryan Robert Benson was accused of raping a young woman he was ostensibly escorting directly to jail on a misdemeanor charge. She alleged he raped her before they arrived. Benson was arrested and the Shasta County district attorney at the time, Jerry Benito, charged him with felony acts
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Impossible for most of us, but it is easy to earn a half of a million dollars a year in Redding. Well, "earn" might be the wrong word, but almost a half million dollars is being siphoned out of our community each year by an Australian company headquartered in Arizona, and all in the name of public safety. Or at leas
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Warren Buffett may be excellent at betting on the stock market, but he has no idea about what and how taxes are paid in this country. He takes a minimal salary at his company precisely because he can pay fewer taxes by taking and paying for the gains he makes playing the market.
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Re: "No guns for pot users" (Thursday): There's a bit of a disconnect in this article.
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I just read in the Record Searchlight that the county will be dropping the insurance for the home health care workers, who make only $9.20 an hour. Odds are most of them will quit as most work very hard for the $9.20 an hour mainly for the health insurance.
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Lauren Forcella's column for youth Sunday addressed the stress resulting from the intense pressure to achieve, achieve, etc., beyond normal expectations in order to get into the desired elite university.
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Beth Thompson, Redding
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I am a descendent of a Northern California pioneer family going back more than 148 years. My family decided to get involved in Northern California politics serving as city councilman, mayor and county supervisor, and my father served on the State Executive Board for many years. They helped make Northern California what it i
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Why is the city of Redding allowing one of its great assets turn into a slime-covered eyesore?
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Re: "21 years for robber, shooting" (Wednesday): I am disappointed by your coverage of Tuesday's sentencing of Jovanni Bergara.
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People pack a lot of strange things in their luggage. Whatever we pack, we want to keep it safe in our luggage, and our luggage closed securely. Locks can help, but only if they're the right kind of locks.
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My daughter Payton has been begging me to help update her room this last year. The fairy theme we decorated with originally is not really her anymore. She is 10 now after all. I finally gave in and we set a weekend aside to paint and makeover her room. My husband Travis and our two sons, Jonah and Davey, would take an overn
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Dear Straight Talk: I had sex with my stepsister last weekend when we were home alone on a visitation at my dad's. She's 17 and I'm 16. She seduced me and was well prepared, supplying me with a condom. It's the first time I had sex, but instead of feeling good about it, I feel guilty and ashamed. Even though she seduced me,
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In my last column I wrote about how hormonal change affects women at midlife and one of my friends quipped, "Let's hear and read about hormonal change in men!"
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Jennifer Wacker and Nicholas Bartolo, both of Redding, were married on Sept. 3, 2011, at the home of the brides's parents in Redding. The bride's parents are Douglas and Jane Wacker of Redding. She graduated from Shasta High School in 2003. She is a stay-at-home mother of three children. The groom is the son of Mark and J
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This fall, Turtle Bay Exploration Park seeks to dispel the myths and misconceptions surrounding bats in its "Masters of the Night: the True Story of Bats" exhibit on display now through Jan. 8
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At the end of the 1950s, when I was caught up in youthful evolution, popping pimples while shuffling along from a high school kid to what my elders referred to as a blossoming young man, the whole world revolved on wheels. Honestly, if you were a guy and didn't have a 1955, '56, or '57 Chevy, you most certainly wanted one i
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Dear Babe: I have a program from "A Salute to ... John Wooden" on Nov. 27, 1965. It is autographed by John Wooden and personalized. Is its value diminished by being personalized as opposed to being merely autographed?— Chris Rice, Rex, Ga.I'm not familiar with the piece itself, but let's say that its w
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Preseason is nearly over as most teams head into their respective league play on Friday.
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Vaune Dillmann launched The Mt. Shasta Brewing Co. in 2003 with a single brew distributed in kegs: Weed Golden Ale. Within two years the company was distributing bottles of its brews along the West Coast. Today, its microbrews — made with Mt. Shasta spring water — are known around the world.
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Barry Marris says operating a successful restaurant is a lot about location.
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Q:I would greatly appreciate it if you would address the new roundabout at the corner of Old Alturas and Shasta View.
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In 1911: Pauline Lewis, one of the best known women of Redding's tenderloin, fired three shots at herself Saturday evening with suicidal intent, not one of them entering her body because her aim was poor.
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Although they didn't break any world records, some 200 adults and children spent part of their Saturday afternoon getting fit while dancing as part of Extreme Health Weekend.
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A wildfire on Saturday scorched 16 acres of forest land off Highway 96 about two miles south of the Collier Rest Area in Siskiyou County.
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WEED — It doesn't happen very often, but every once in a while someone will walk into the Weed Chamber of Commerce and ask the woman at the front desk for a drug no one in the city can sell legally, although its nickname is plastered on billboards along Interstate 5 advertising T-shirts and welcoming visitors to t
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Shasta County Supervisor Glenn Hawes will likely soon graze his cattle at Stillwater Business Park to help preserve its wetlands.
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Redding is poised to take another step toward handing over convention center management to a nonprofit formed by Bethel Church.
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The Shasta College Knights women's soccer team lost 1-0 to Taft College on the road Saturday.
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Won't be taking any long shots this opening day. All I have to show for my bruised shoulder this morning is a paper target with a tight group of bullet holes about 2 inches to the right of the bull's-eye.
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PUNT, PASS AND KICK WINNERS ANNOUNCED
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They come here for the wide open spaces they can't find at home. They come from Germany, England and Japan to hike and fish or go on a spiritual pilgrimage.
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Q: If I purchase a one-day fishing license for a day of deep sea fishing, shouldn't it entitle me to catch my own fish? I ask because while fishing on a party fishing boat recently, some people got their limits early but kept fishing, and some of us were never able to get our limits. The captain knew some people kept fi
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The State Department of Fish and Game has unveiled a new mobile website for marine protected areas.
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Catalyst-Redding Young Professionals announces its upcoming Indie Element, an Oktoberfest-themed birthday bash to be held outdoors at Turtle Bay Exploration Park’s Paul Bunyan’s Forest Camp, Wednesday, October 5 from 7-10 pm. Celebrate The Indie Element’s first birthday with an all-out crescendo of independent culture
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This is a tale of natural selection.
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Having a green lifestyle doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. This recurring theme is evident throughout Shel Horowitz's e-book: "Painless Green: 111 Tips to Help the Environment, Lower Your Carbon Footprint, Cut Your Budget, and Improve Your Quality of Life — With No Negative Impact on Your Lifestyl
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Autumn's arrival for me is accompanied by a renewed sense of community. Perhaps it is the return of regular school schedules, and the return of regular monthly meetings for garden clubs and organizations. Perhaps it is the primal sense of oncoming winter and a need to come together and prepare. Perhaps it's the anticipation
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On September 29, 2011 at approximately 8:30 PM, Redding Police responded to the Raley’s Market on Lake Boulevard for an armed robbery. The victim, 18 years of Redding, told police that he was robbed of his wallet while in the parking lot of the market. The victim stated that the suspect pointed a handgun at [...]
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies said they arrested a 19-year-old man early today who reportedly stabbed another man at a party in Palo Cedro.
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Redding will finally see fall weather as a cooling trend starts today and rain is expected to hit by Monday.
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Yesterday was my last history class of the semester at Simpson University. I already miss teaching that class. They were all great students eager to learn about Shasta County history and always wanting to learn more. Can't say enough about...
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Here’s an amazing luxury home overlooking Palo Cedro. It’s listed as a 1981 built 2708 sqft 3/3.5 with a gunite pool on 13+ view acres. It has a separate g
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Two weeks off is a long time for a dangerous team to prepare for an opponent.
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Sometimes the ones that hurt the most are the ones that are supposed to be won.
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The two top teams in 8-man football battled it out Friday night with Dunsmuir beating Hayfork 59-30.
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COTTONWOOD — West Valley High's football team finished off nonleague play in explosive fashion Friday night here at The Pasture.
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We don't know when the clash between federal laws barring any marijuana use or sale and the increasingly permissive state and local polices allowing "medicinal" use of the drug will reach its absurd climax.
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It was so much fun working with you all to come up with a slogan for Redding that I thought we could set the bar higher: pick your collective brains for a prescription for what ails our local economy and how to fix it.
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I don't understand the polls that show that voters don't like President Obama's policies but "like him personally."
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American political "tea" is a bitter blend of ignorance, moral want, fear mongering, divisiveness and hate.
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Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Uwe and Linda Lembury, owners of Sunset Cleaners, have been a wonderful help to the governors and volunteers at the Behrens-Eaton House Museum.
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President Clinton left a balanced budget and gained 28 million jobs. Bush cut taxes saving wealthy job creators millions in taxes, lost 8 million jobs, and left a $14 trillion deficit.
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I just wanted to commend the Record Searchlight for taking the time to do such a nice article on Estaline Watkins turning 105 years old. I was not only impressed with the article, but with the fact that Sean Longoria took the time to really interview Estaline to find out about her life. At one point I asked Sean how much ti
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A former Concord police officer told a federal court he shouldn't be jailed for his role in a large indoor marijuana grow in Chico because he thought it was permitted under state law.
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Budget cuts have forced biologists with the Department of Fish and Game to stop testing hunters' kills at local meat lockers for a disease threatening deer and elk herds in other states.
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With a recent influx of cats and kittens on hand, a Palo Cedro animal rescue is offering free cat adoptions for the month of October in the hope that all the critters will find homes.
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In 1911:Elijah Smally, an aged pioneer of Inwood, was forced to spend a night in Bear Creek Canyon, almost within calling distance of his home, by being caught in the darkness of the approaching night. Unable to see his way and fearful of falling over a precipice, he built a fire and remained standing all night. He withstoo
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Some Redding property owners will see their taxes dip as the Redding School District refinances its bonds, netting $580,000 in savings in the next two years.
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Redding police said Friday they arrested a 26-year-old Redding man in connection with two robberies Thursday night on Lake Boulevard.
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For the second time this year, Tri Counties Bank of Chico has taken over a bank after it was closed by federal regulators.
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A Redding man suspected of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl might well have been behind bars at the time of the alleged attack if DNA tests ordered after an earlier rape and kidnapping case had been performed.
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A petition opposing a proposed retail center in the Churn Creek Bottom has enough valid signatures to force a ballot measure on the controversial development.
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Alaskan front should hit next week
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Naked man arrested after freeway wreck
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Redding police said they arrested a 26-year-old local man in connection with two robberies Thursday night on Lake Boulevard.
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The West Valley High girls and boys swim teams each got second place out of the 12-team NorCal Varsity Invitational on Friday.
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A petition opposing a proposed retail center in the Churn Creek Bottom has enough valid signatures to force a ballot measure on the controversial development.
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Call me skeptical about this bit of promotion from the Southern California Water Committee. If you read the news in today's economy, no matter what policy area you're talking about, there's one word you see more than any other -...
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Someone stole $6,400 in copper wire from a Richfield-area railroad trestle.
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Another awesome Star Wars related post. I have no idea how or why this guy did this but I want one.
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A Shasta Lake man accused of child endangerment in connection with the July 2010 accidental drowning of his 11-year-old daughter got a new defense attorney today.
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Evan Storms, the author of the research study that Assemblyman Dan Logue used as the source of an Op-Ed earlier this week (and which I criticized here), sends a letter stressing that California Common Sense is not a Republican or...
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One of the most interesting aspects of being a real estate agent is what I call the amateur anthropologist aspect. We get to see firsthand how we humans really live. Go inside their homes, and in their neighborhoods. This being marijuana harvest week, or whatever, I can tell you there’s plenty of ripe gard
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Local Cottonwood girl needs your support to make the cut.
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Simpson University and Ivy Bridge College of Tiffin University are proud to announce a new 2+2 partnership that will allow students in Redding, the Sacramento/north state region, and across the U.S. to obtain a bachelor’s degree from Simpson University through a combination of online or evening classes.
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A so-far unidentified older gentleman finally, after years of gambling at Win River finally hit the big one. A machine win of $50,000. You'll never guess what the management of Win River attempted to pull on him.
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Though Bethany University in Santa Cruz County closed its doors in August after a 92-year history, its graduate psychology program remains intact, thanks to a recent partnership with Simpson University, a private Christian university located in Redding.
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Two incredibly talented artists, Gloria Trinidad and Sharon L. McKelvie, will showcase their work at the Main Street Gallery during October. A reception for the artists will be held Friday, Oct. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the gallery.
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Two of America’s most influential and brilliant acoustic musicians will convene on Oct. 16, 2011 at 7:30 p.m., at the Yreka Community Theatre for a glimpse into the state of the art of American and international fiddling, in what promises to be a most memorable concert. The Champion Club will open the concert with thei
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Two free seminars on the future of nursing and life expectancy in Shasta County will be held this fall at Simpson University in Redding. Both are open to the public but geared for those in the healthcare profession.
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Simpson University recently announced its largest enrollment in the university’s 90-year history. Classes for the 2011-2012 academic year began in early September with an eight percent increase over the previous year’s enrollment numbers.
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Simpson University’s Campus Safety department hosted its annual Ladies Night Out on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
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A naked man was scrambling up a hillside after a wreck sent a Chevrolet pickup into a guard rail along southbound Interstate 5 just north of the Cottonwood scales, multiple witnesses told emergency dispatchers.
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Cool-season lawns take a lot of work and worry, but they do stay green year-round. Warm-season grasses get by with little water, mowing and fertilizing, but they go dormant and turn brown in winter.
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Don't put away the garden spade yet. Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig says there are lots of jobs to do in the garden in early autumn.
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Question: Can you give me some guidelines for pruning my roses?
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Is overspray of hair spray a problem in your home? Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has a plan for going after the sticky residue.
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Winter squash requires cool nights as it reaches maturity for sugar to accumulate and flavor to be sweet. Winter squash is ready for harvesting when the skin is hard and resists thumbnail pressure. Usually squash should be picked prior to the first frost, but it can be harvested after the first light frost has killed foliag
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The upcoming trial of a Redding pair accused of murder was put off today in Shasta County Superior Court until Jan. 24.
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Hey, Michael Lewis, who has memorably chronicled the economic explosions in Iceland and Greece in recent Vanity Fair articles, is turning his attention to our fair state. This'll be a good read....
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Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Barb-B-Que will break ground on its Redding restaurant at 9 a.m. Wednesday and hopes to open next spring.
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A Redding man accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl was recharged Thursday with raping a drunken teenager in a case that was dismissed in 2009.
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Our would-be future assemblyman announces a new piece of his legislation that's become law: Governor Signs Logue Measure to Protect Counties from Convicted Felons SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman and Chief Republican Whip Dan Logue announced that the Governor signed his Assembly...
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What is this building? Where (town and street) is it located? 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...
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"Our Daddy's Gone"...In December 2008, along with many other Americans, my husband lost his job...but our story didn't end there. Four months later, on April 18, 2009, he was scratched by our cat, no big deal, it had happened before, but this time was different. Little did we know how much a simple cat scratch would chang
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Come One, Come All...to the unveiling of the beautiful granite and brick historical plaque being presented to the citizens of Cottonwood on Friday, April 28, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. by the honorable Lassen Loomis Chapter 1914 of the Ancient and...
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies Thursday evening arrested a Red Bluff man and seized over two pounds of marijuana after stopping him on a traffic violation.
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A Redding man told police someone swiped his dinner and soda at gun point Thursday evening as he was walking down Lake Boulevard.
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The northern Sacramento Valley will transition today from this week's late-summer-like temperatures to weather next week that looks and feels a lot like fall. Temperatures this afternoon will top out around 86 degrees, the National Weather Service said. The average high temperature on this date in Redding is 86 d
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We're really not into schilling products here at The Tension - especially one that smells and tastes skunky - but you have to give it up for Heineken (and its ad agency, The Mill Company) for a series of very well done advertisements.Yeah, The Date doesn't make a lot of sense. It's not supposed to. It's got grea
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On Thursday, September 29, 2011 at approximately 8:34 P.M. Redding Police Officers responded to 201 Lake Blvd. (Raley’s) regarding a robbery of an employee at gun point. There officers contacted 18 year-old victim. The employee was bringing in shopping carts when he was approached by a Hispanic male wearing a gray hooded
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A grant of $10,933 from the Walmart Foundation and the Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) will provide Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs(SSNP) with funds to assist in the Meals on Wheels Program in the Burney and Fall River Mills Area. The Walmart Foundation-MOWAA Building the Future Vision Grant will enable SSNP
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Well, as planned, the day has arrived when we can discuss "Will's Choice" for our online book club. We had a month to read the book, and today I welcome your thoughts about the book, as well as the topic of  suicide. Click here to read the article where we introduced the topic earlier this month. This online [...]
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Can Rick Bosetti win?
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While diplomatically inconvenient for the Western powers, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' attempt to get the U.N. to unilaterally declare a Palestinian state has elicited widespread sympathy. After all, what choice did he have? According to the accepted narrative, Middle East peace is made impossible by a
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I'm rethinking my purchase choices.
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I've been hearing a lot of talk lately about class warfare. This is not new. Since there have been rich people, there has been a war between the rich and the poor.
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Everyone knows that we are in a mess. If you are a Democrat, it's Bush's fault. If you are a Republican, it's the president's and the Democratic Congress' fault. And if you are an independent, it's everyone else's fault.
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I read the Sept. 11 item "Veterans find new battle." The part about "Tough Readjustment" is the one I had a problem with also, after returning from the Korean War. I was on the front lines, and went through the struggles of combat. When I returned home, my anxieties were still there.
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Dear Record Searchlight readers, I am completely overwhelmed.
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The prep volleyball teams are gearing up for the midseason shift from preseason to league as slightly more than a month of play remains.
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Only one thing will be in the minds of all the Hornets when they take the field against Central Valley at 7:30 p.m. today: payback.
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The Shasta High girls tennis team has taken care of business on the court all season.
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The Shasta High volleyball team stayed unbeaten in the Eastern Athletic League with a four-set road win against Chico 25-19, 25-15, 23-25, 25-20 on Thursday.
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A Shasta County jury Thursday convicted a Redding woman of felony animal cruelty for kicking and stomping a neighbor's miniature dog to death last year.
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Redding City Councilman Rick Bosetti on Thursday filed papers with the Shasta County clerk announcing his intention to run for state Assembly.
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hasta College's agriculture program covers a lot of territory — fields, greenhouses, a pumpkin patch, a vineyard, animal barns and an arboretum. It includes 20 cows, 30 goats, eight pigs, a couple of sheep and some 1,200 students.
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Bank of Commerce Holdings in Redding has received $20 million from a government program that encourages lending to small businesses.
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Chico State University is opening enrollment to its online and Shasta College classes Saturday for the fall 2012 semester.
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A Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man in 2009 pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A Redding animal welfare group is opening a storefront to help support its rescue efforts and introduce dogs for adoption.
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12-year tenure saw many changes
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In 1911: The Anderson High School District trustees were going to hold a special meeting to consider applications for the position of a part-time school nurse. In addition, Superintendent Robert Peckler was authorized to make the final decision about hiring a part-time secretary after trustees heard qualifications of severa
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The California Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a white pickup who likely witnessed a fatal wreck on Paskenta Road on Sept. 19.
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This workshop packs a semester of learning into 3 full days of fall fun. It’s designed to bump us all out of our comfort zone while adding to our basic painting skills. All levels, beginners through advanced, will find it challenging and informative. Carlson will lead you to expand your artistic strengths with wonderful n
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The next 2nd Tuesday Club dine out night that benefits the animals at Haven Humane Society is set for Oct. 11 at Market Street Steakhouse in downtown Redding.
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Police were looking Thursday night for a man who robbed a Raley’s employee of his wallet at gunpoint in the store’s parking lot on Lake Boulevard.
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Mountain bike riders aged 6 to 16 are invited to join the Bureau of Land Management and Redding Mountain Bike Club for a free guided bike ride on Sunday, Oct. 2, starting at 9 a.m. at the Swasey Recreation Area in west Redding. Parents can also participate in the two-mile ride offered as part of [...]
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Shasta County has seen a decline in illegal tobacco sales to minors. In 2010, Shasta County Youth Tobacco Purchase Surveys found zero retailers illegally selling tobacco to youth. Surveys reveal only 7.3 percent of retailers illegally selling tobacco to youth in the period from 2008-2011. Similarly, the California Departmen
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Today's story is a list of the three oldest brick buildings of Redding. Our old brick buildings are a popular topic and have resulted in many people asking me, "Which one is the oldest?"
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Houzz is the most innovative design portfolio we’ve ever seen. Erin and I went to a conference and heard a presentation by the founder. This site is brilliant. You can click around and look at amazing photography of the most intriguing home design t
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Did you hear? Starting next year, Bank of America is going to start charging customers $5 if they make purchases with their debit card. The fee is a one-time, flat charge each month. Simultaneous to today's news comes this from Consumers Union: Tips for consumers when banks start charging new fees. Here's
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A Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man in 2009 pleaded not guilty by reason on insanity this morning in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Mary Machado of Shasta Voices writes in the September newsletter about the twin ballot measures affecting Churn Creek Bottom --- and rightly points out that the anti-shopping center folks have much broader goals: It's hard to say how many people...
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Redding City Councilman Rick Bosetti today filed papers with the Shasta County Clerk and Registrar of Voters Office announcing his intention to run for state Assembly.
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The California Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a white pickup who likely witnessed a fatal wreck on Paskenta Road Sept. 19.
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Solicitors posing as Great Northern Corporation (GNC) employees may be trying to filch credit card and other financial information from some north state residents.
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1. Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson 7:30 p.m. today at the Cascade Theatre, 1733 Market St., Redding. Tickets are $59 to $79. Call 243-8877.
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Michelle Young earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Chico State University and has been painting ever since. She has displayed her unique floral pieces throughout California, but is a permanent fixture at Redding's Studio Experience gallery, co-owned by her mom, artist Mickey Theobald. This month, mother and daughter s
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Karry Carr’s goal when he opened the Village Delicatessen a year ago was to recreate the food and the friendly ambiance of Domenico’s, the legendary family-owned Italian deli in Alameda that he once worked at and loved.
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If you’re at all familiar with Weaverville and, in the case of your correspondent, very familiar with all things coffee, you’ve probably visited Mamma Llama Eatery and Café in downtown Weaverville. If not, it’s high time you did.
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Donnie Baker has a boat for sale (swear to God), Kenny Tarmac just landed (in the ATL, of course) and Floyd Tucker the trucker has a new song. If none of those ring a bell, you’re probably one of the few who doesn’t tune in to the Bob & Tom Show in the mornings.
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Way back in 1907 if you were single and looking for that perfect someone, this was one of the ways to accomplish it: attend an "Apron and Tie" dance. The following is from the March 2, 1907 issue of the...
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California Highway Patrol officers had to help Tehema County Sheriff's deputies arrest a man after a neighborhood scuffle Wednesday evening.
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On Bruce's editorial on People of Progress' beef with Goodwill Industries, entitled "Playing favorites among charities is not city's job," IamAJellyDonut responds: "If politicians can't pick the winners and losers, why go into politics?"...
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I can’t wait until they allow civilians to buy these.
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In an effort to help ensure the success of hiring new registered nurses into its workforce, Mercy Medical Center Redding launched its new RN Training Program in August. “We have hired approximately 12 newly graduated registered nurses,” explains Karen Jones, Clinical Educator. “Our program is one of a few in Californi
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Paul Willis, current poet laureate of Santa Barbara and professor of English at Westmont College, will speak at Simpson University’s annual Faculty Lectureship Series today (Thursday, Sept. 29). The event, which is free and open to the public, starts at 7 p.m. in the LaBaume-Rudat building in room 204 on the Redding campu
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are cherish, guarantee and nausea. The Shells We BuildThere was no tenderness in his caress, not anymore. She felt like he was petting the dog when he mauled over her, a rough hand across her skin, an equal
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“Honey, mow the rocks.” HereR
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The northern Sacramento Valley will roast in early autumn heat one last day today before the season's first significant storm soaks and batters the area early next week. Temperatures across the valley this afternoon will peak around 94 degrees, the National Weather Service said. The average high temperature in Re
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“Can I borrow your car?” Everybody has asked, most everyone has obliged, and most of the time the car is borrowed and safely returned without incident. But what happens if the car is returned damaged? Worse yet, what happens if the borrowed car is involved in an accident that injures others? California legislation provi
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RPOA members were recently surveyed about several topics, including crime, staffing and support. Here are the results from the front line officers who deal with the topics below on a daily basis:Do you enjoy working at the Redding Police Department 28% very satisfied 55% satisfied 10
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The Fufillment Of All Desire PowerpointMore PowerPoint presentations from
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PALO CEDRO — To say the Shasta High boys soccer team is on a roll to start the season would be an understatement.
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Redding's planning commissioners, in unanimously rejecting a plea to consider Goodwill Industries' potentially ruinous competition with established charities' thrift shops and how that would harm those nonprofits' missions, said Tuesday that it just wasn't their job to weigh competing social needs.
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About that $16 muffin — it didn't actually cost that much.
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Given recent publicity about the future of management of Redding's Convention Center, I wish to offer a suggestion to eventually make the building more visually attractive on the outside.
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Thomas Sowell's Sept. 21 column tells us he has jumped on the Rick Perry Ponzi scheme bandwagon. I must inform Sowell, as I have Perry, that Ponzi schemes do not last 70-plus years, and they cheat people out of large sums of money, whereas Social Security pays, and has not stopped paying, all 70-plus years.
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SHASTA LAKE — The West Valley girls cross-country team won Wednesday's NAL Center Meet while Yreka won the boys competition.
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A Redding woman who claims her miniature dog was killed by an angry neighbor last year after it got out of her yard told a Shasta County jury Wednesday she felt her mortally injured dog's bones move inside its small body when she picked it up.
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On this day in 1911: There was no question that the women of Shasta County wanted to vote. The Searchlight was well aware that women in Shasta County wanted the ballot because scores of them have so expressed themselves in a straw-voting contest conducted by the paper.
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SHASTA LAKE — An apartment above the Ace Hardware store here caught fire Wednesday and temporarily closed part of Shasta Dam Boulevard.
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A collision Wednesday morning along Highway 273 sent a pickup and its driver into the Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District canal.
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Federal firearms regulators are telling gun shops it's illegal for someone who uses marijuana to possess or buy guns or ammunition, regardless of whether states have passed laws allowing patients to use the drug for medicinal purposes.
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Firefighters extinguish what’s left of a barn that burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon on Scout Avenue at Telephone Gulch Road in Happy Valley.
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A dispute that had a charter school talking litigation and its parent district broaching revocation may be nearing a close, officials from both organizations said Wednesday.
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A Redding woman is guilty of kicking and stomping a neighbor's dog to death last year, a Shasta County jury decided this afternoon.
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Home Helpers in Redding has been recognized as a President's Circle Member by the company.
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While it was just another school day for their peers, Wednesday was Farm City Day for some 450 north state fourth-graders who learned how food gets from the farm to their tables.
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RED BLUFF — Citing a bleak economy, Tehama County officials agreed to another delay in taking up the often-controversial topic of development impact fees.
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A 64-year-old woman drove off Highway 299 Wednesday morning west of Whiskeytown Lake, but no one spotted her overturned car for more than two hours.
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RED BLUFF —Construction on a monument to honor Gulf War-era veterans from Tehama County could begin this year, after the Board of Supervisors this week approved its placement at the northwest corner of the administration building on Oak Street.
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RED BLUFF — To many in Tehama County, the first weekend in October means only one thing — West Coast Monster Truck Nationals.
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Shasta County Citizens Against Racism (SCCAR) is seeking nominations for its 22nd annual Civil Rights and Social Justice Awards, which acknowledge Shasta County residents for their commitment for pursing equality for others. The fight for civil rights and social justice is an often unpopular battle which can sometimes put t
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I've had a chiropractic and clinical nutrition practice in Redding for nearly 20 years. On the nutrition side of my practice the number one health complaint is constipation. That's probably not surprising. Just look at the size of the laxative aisle at the pharmacy. We have big problem with regularity.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- and O- blood.
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In our memory care community, people often ask about the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease. We find that there are many misconceptions about Alzheimer's and dementia. Many people don't become familiar with the term memory care community until they need to arrange care for a loved one needing it
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I can only hope that all of the children my wife and I might rear are as bright, ambitious and public-spirited as the Stanford undergrads who are running California Common Sense, a cool startup nonprofit they've founded to promote open...
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It comes from Rep. Kevin McCarthy, who is a Republican from Bakersfield and the House majority whip -- a position of considerable cloud in the House of Representatives. He writes in the Mercury-News in defense of tax breaks for billionaire...
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The Forbes 30th annual "Rich List" is out and the magazine's editors say Archie Aldis ("Red") Emmerson's net worth is up to $2.6 billion, ranking him in 150th place, just behind Oprah Winfrey ($2.7 billion) and ahead of David Rockefeller...
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List of recreational clubs and groups active in the North State.
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An apartment above the Shasta Lake Ace Hardware store caught fire this afternoon, though firefighters appeared to have the blaze largely under control after just a few minutes.
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A barn burned to the ground this afternoon on Scout Avenue at Telephone Gulch Road in Happy Valley.
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Federal firearms regulators are telling gun shops it’s illegal for someone who uses marijuana to own or buy guns or ammunition, regardless of whether states have passed laws allowing patients to use the drug for medicinal purposes.
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The argument that it is -- by charging fees too low to cover the costs of regulations -- was the point of an Assembly hearing Tuesday. The Bee reports: Data provided by the Legislative Analyst's Office show that regulating logging...
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A 64-year-old woman drove off of Highway 299 this morning west of Whiskeytown Lake, but no one spotted her overturned car for more than two hours.
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A head-on collision along Highway 273 sent a pickup and its driver into the ACID canal this morning.
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I for one am all for boxers being cocky but Floyd Mayweather crosses the line with his disrespectful behavior. Why Mayweather attacked Larry Merchant is beyond me but the response was classic. Do you think that Floysd Money Mayweather could beat Manny Pacquiao in a fight? take the poll. video platformvideo managementvideo s
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Tehama County Sheriff's deputies Tuesday morning arrested two Red Bluff residents after finding three pounds of marijuana in their motel room.
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The northern Sacramento Valley will bake in unseasonable early-autumn warmth today and Thursday before cooler weather sets in this weekend, leading to the season's first decent soaking early next week. Afternoon temperatures across the valley floor will peak around 95 degrees today, the National Weather Service s
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Bare breasts freak Americans out! Yet like McD's we seem to want them super sized and we sneak peeks every chance we get! If a woman's top falls open do you turn away? We are quite obsessed with boobies here. In 2010, in the USA, there were 296,203 Breast Augmentations performed. Up 39 percent from 2000. [...]
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1911: While lying on his back under a dolly cart, which he was repairing at the Benton sawmill, Louis Gavis almost lost his left arm. The cart was attached to horses and they started up suddenly with Gavis’ arm under a wheel. There was a clean break of the bone and the injured man was taken to the hospital.
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Through the first five weeks of the high school football season, Foothill (5-0), Paradise (4-0) and Enterprise (4-0) all find themselves undefeated. That's a situation that has never occurred before for these three teams.
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Anyone who's ever picked up the tobacco habit knows how painfully difficult it is to quit. Despite the cost, the well-known health hazards, the increasing social stigma and the complaints from loved ones, smokers continue to puff.
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One of the problems in trying to select a leader for any large organization or institution is the tendency to start out looking for Superman, passing up many good people who fail to meet that standard, and eventually ending up settling for a warm body.
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What do we have here with a recall group against Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero? She is described as abrasive, rude, disrupting and prone to making allegations. Don Spurgeon sure has a lot to say from only attending one meeting since Lucero's election in 2009. Looks like those 20 self-anointed who want Luc
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Bonjour, mes amis! Members and friends of Pilgrim Congregational Church are holding a French Country Market on Saturdayat the church, 2850 Foothill Blvd.
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What's the difference between a cobbler and a crisp and a buckle and a Betty? These tried-and-true classics require two things: fruit and dough. How you choose to put them together determines the name. But no matter what you call them, they're all a delicious and comforting end to any meal.
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Timothy Duffy ("50-Word Dash," Wednesday) sounds like he is a victim of today's public education system. He is the kind of person we are trying to reach. We don't expect miracles to happen every time in our quest to inform people. Freedom of speech is guaranteed to everyone by an amendment to the Constitutio
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Based on the news media, three individuals, out hiking in the country, probably wandered across an invisible, political line and accidentally entered Iran. As a result, they were jailed for years.
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According to some, President Obama is an OK guy but way out of his league. Others say that he is a socialist who hates America. Here are some facts:
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Healthy Shasta is proud to present the 5th Annual Walk This Way at Turtle Bay celebration! Choose healthy and join us Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Turtle Bay Exploration Park for this fantastic FREE family event. Once again this year’s festivities include healthy cooking demonstrations, health screenings,
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Redding planning commissioners Tuesday rejected a nonprofit's appeal of the city's prior decision allowing Goodwill Industries to operate two satellite drop-off sites in Redding.
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Workers with Shasta County's In-Home Supportive Services union protested outside the county administration center Tuesday morning after reaching an impasse with county officials, who they say are proposing to cut all their medical benefits as part of this year's labor negotiations.
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When 13-year-old Anthony Rawls crossed the finish line Wednesday, he felt great, but it wasn't the best part of his day.
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Pierce jumps from 4th to 1st
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PALO CEDRO — It's always important to start hot against league foes, but the significance of any win at this point in the season is maximized when it's against a rival.
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Some 60 people lined Hemsted Drive in front of Wally Herger's office in Redding on Tuesday to ask the congressman to support saving the U.S. Postal Service.
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North state students will not likely watch
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Plea bargain helps keep him out of prison
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One year after he was arrested, a 22-year-old Hayward gang member was sentenced Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court to more than 21 years in prison for his role in the 2010 robbery and shooting of a Redding man in the Olinda area.
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Pumpkin kicker arrested, police say
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Klassique Kafe celebrates birthday
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Let us say that you're doing OK in your job. It isn't your favorite thing in the world but you do it competently.Then The Powers That Be tell you they have decided to add another duty to your job. The duty is in Greek but they say you shouldn't have any problem with it because you're fluent in French and you can
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We apologize those of you whose inboxes were flooded with old stories, but we've fixed the problem. So sorry for the confusion. (Hey, it threw us, too!)
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To illustrate the story about a U.S. Postal Service change that will allow living persons to appear on stamps, the Bakersfield Californian worked up a fabulous graphic about famous Kern County locals who might well deserve the honor. Merle Haggard,...
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Shasta County sheriff’s detectives arrested an Idaho fugitive today who’d been wanted since 2007.
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A 22-year-old Hayward man was sentenced this afternoon in Shasta County Superior Court to more than 21 years in prison for his role in the robbery and shooting of a Redding man a year ago in the Olinda area.
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Do you know which ones they are? They are the Lorenz Hotel, the IOOF building, the Holt house on West Street, and the Bank of Shasta County building because it ties with another for being the third oldest. Now you're...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — More and more fresh salmon and steelhead are showing daily in the Del Loma to Junction City stretch of river, and some limits are being taken by anglers willing to put in the hours and not discouraged by slow stretche
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A Redding man arrested in April for attacking his sister with a chain saw was placed on formal probation for four years this morning in Shasta County Superior Court after he pleaded guilty last month to assault with a deadly weapon.
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The S&P Case Shiller index shows a record breaking 4+% home price drop for the year. It’s all over the news. Think of it this way. Homes are on sale! That’s just as simplistic as thinking of this “news” as purely negative. Dig only a little deeper in the composite index, and you f
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Authorities have raided a half dozen large marijuana grows in western Siskiyou County, seizing a reported 102,091 plants worth some $306.2 million.
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Fire crews have thrown up containment lines around 80 percent of the Ruth fire, burning in the Six Rivers and Shasta-Trinity national forests of southern Trinity County.
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Anderson police early this morning arrested a man who was reportedly kicking pumpkins, uprooting plants and flipping trash cans in the Safeway parking lot on Balls Ferry Road.
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Here’s a unique opportunity. Not long ago, we helped a buyer purchase a similar home on Nathan using a USDA loan. These homes are newer than most in the area eligible for that l
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The image above sums up much of the State of the City luncheon yesterday, both spoken and unspoken. Our area has been hit hard by an economic wave. The figure at the flag f
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The Northern Sacramento Valley will see rather warm early autumn weather for the next few days before a weekend cool-down. Temperatures across the northern valley today will peak around 91 degrees, the National Weather Service said. The average high in Redding on this date is 87 degrees and the record high is 105
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Generally, trees in an urban setting live only a fraction of their lifespan. The most common cause of death is the stress that a tree undergoes from neglect and/or bad practices. The following is a list of 6 ways you can (unintentionally) kill your trees… Under/over watering. During the first couple years after a tree [..
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Another Chance Animal Welfare League (ACAWL) is holding its first ever golf event, “Putts Fore Pets” on Saturday, October 1st at Palo Cedro Golf Club. ACAWL was formed in 2005 by caring people looking to give homeless, abandoned, neglected, and abused animals “another chance” at a safe and loving forever home. Shast
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Redding has never been thought of as a wine destination like Napa or Sonoma, though in recent years it's seen a boom in wine bars: Uncorked on Hilltop plus downtown's Vinter's Cellars, Vintage Wine Bar, the soon-to-open The Grape Escape, and now Moseley Family Cellars. When Mimi and Marty Moseley opened a tasting room to [.
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Shasta County's probation chief, sheriff and other criminal-justice officials have devised what looks like a sensible plan to cope with an impending shift, beginning later this week, of what will total hundreds of state prisoners and parolees to the county's responsibility.
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Give the California Republican Party credit. With its share of registered voters down to barely above 30 percent, the GOP at least realizes what it must do if it's ever to become competitive again in this state: Recruit Latinos.
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Californians are witnessing in the Solyndra scandal what impoverished Europeans have known for years: Subsidized green energy like solar and wind is not an affordable alternative to natural gas, coal or nuclear power. For instance, Spain has been the European leader in the development of both solar and wind power. The whole
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The "real and effective rate" of unemployment is actually about twice what the federal and state governments claim.
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To hear a lot of conservatives tell it, the reason California has the second-highest unemployment rate in the country is that the state's heavy regulations are killing businesses. I don't think any sane person would disagree that it's difficult to...
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Most schools are starting to get into league play this week in volleyball and cross country while other sports such as boys soccer and girls tennis continue play against the usual opponents.
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The second stop of the North State Skate Series took place in Mount Shasta on Saturday.
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Redding Mayor Missy McArthur gave a State of the City address Monday that squinted into the sunlight from the bottom of a deep economic trench.
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The number of students enrolled in the Siskiyou Union High School District has dropped by more than 10 percent since last year because the feeder schools simply don't have enough students to replace the outgoing seniors, district officials say.
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Thanks to an ongoing undercover sting, in Shasta County it's gotten a lot harder for teens to buy tobacco from local stores, though they continue to smoke at rates higher than state averages, county officials say.
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Shasta County Regional Transportation Planning Agency board members couldn't agree Monday whether to amend their bylaws so they can make their own staffing decisions for the agency.
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Rodney Rex Wittner, the last surviving founding member of the Asphalt Cowboys, died Sunday at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding. He was 83.
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A 26-year-old woman found dead in July in a burned travel trailer in south Redding died from smoke inhalation and burns, though she also had methamphetamine in her system, coroner's investigators say.
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The Great Harvest Bread Co. in Redding is raising money for Nor- Cal Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness.
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Scarlet wisteria has striking looks but a sinister nature.
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1911: The Kennett post office has been designated as a postal savings bank, which will open Oct. 13, and will be the first third-class post office in the state to be designated as a postal savings bank. Master Alva Merrill is justly proud.
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Referring to Goodwill Industries as a "Walmart-esque behemoth," a nonprofit has appealed Redding's decision to allow the thrift store to open in the former Gottschalks on Hilltop Drive.
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Rodney Rex Wittner, the last surviving founding member of the Asphalt Cowboys, died Sunday at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding. He was 83.
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You are invited to participate in the North State's first, all-community Extreme Health Weekend organized by the United Way of Northern California! Our goal is to bring the community together in a collaborative effort in the fun of physical activities to educate, inform, increase awareness and encourage participation to imp
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The 6th Annual Community Creek Cleanup involves removing invasive vegetation within the Henderson Open Space, which sits along the Sacramento River just southeast of the Cypress Avenue bridge. This open space consists of more than 30 acres which has become overgrown with invasive species. In addition to frontage on the Sacr
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It comes via the Los Angeles Times: Investors looking for an excuse to buy stocks after the summer plunge might be encouraged by a closely watched poll of independent market newsletter editors: More of them are pessimistic about equities than...
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So, a trio of deep-pocketed financial types -- one Democrat (who worked for Gov. Schwarzenegger), one Republican, one independent -- form a PAC to influence the coming year's California legislative races. Are they just big-spending special interests? Or are they...
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Jim Ramsay, Redding
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Shasta County's probation chief, sheriff and other criminal-justice officials have devised what looks like a sensible plan to cope with an impending shift, beginning later this week, of what will total hundreds of state prisoners and parolees to the county's responsibility.
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John Keye, Redding
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In response to Emily Young's Sept. 18 column, "Colleges need a new direction":
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Give the California Republican Party credit. With its share of registered voters down to barely above 30 percent, the GOP at least realizes what it must do if it's ever to become competitive again in this state: Recruit Latinos.
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1. What does your inspection cover? The inspector should ensure that their inspection and inspection report will meet all applicable requirements in your state if applicable and will comply with a well-recognized standard of practice and code of ethics. You …
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A Washington man and woman died Saturday after crashing into a truck driven by a Cottonwood woman who tried to pull over because she couldn't see through a dust storm, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Q. Can people be moral without a belief in a God? From where does morality come? People can be moral with or without God. People can also be immoral with or without God. Belief or disbelief in God is not a reliable predictor of a person’s moral beliefs or behaviors. Morality, ethics and religious beliefs evolved because o
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A 26-year-old woman found dead in July in a burned travel trailer in south Redding died from smoke inhalation and burns, though she also had methamphetamine in her system, coroner’s investigators say.
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Chores this morning included cutting the  top section of an old couch into what I hope are acceptable pieces to be collected by the waste management service. I think it will go. Cross your fingers and I’ll cross mine. This is a bit of putting off the inevitable. Someday soon I will have to call [...]
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Crews have contained 65 percent of the Ruth fire after Sunday's rains have nearly halted its spread.
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At the end there was one truck standing, and former north state resident Jesse Brockman was in it.
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It was located at the head of Defiance Canyon and Canyon Creek southwest of Viola and was one of the four starting points of the 42-mile long Blue Ridge Flume, another structure that also defied the odds. The Defiance Mill...
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Former Hawaii elections clerk Tim Adams has now signed an affidavit swearing he was told by his supervisors in Hawaii that no long-form, hospital-generated birth certificate existed for Barack Obama Jr. in Hawaii and that neither Queens Medical Center nor Kapi’olani Medical Center in Honolulu had any record of Obama h
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Home buyers often learn about the neighbors only after moving in. Here’s a Colorado man who thinks you ought to know more about him as neighbor before you buy. Hard to argue the logic of it, but I’m sure the seller wishes it weren’t so. Around here in Shasta County, the neighbor’s yard often speak
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Temperatures will rebound today after Sunday's unseasonably mild interlude. Expect the warm weather to stick around through the work week before next weekend brings another cool-down with a slight chance of showers. Afternoon temperatures across the northern Sacramento Valley should peak around 86 degrees, the Na
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Note: The Redding business person who wrote this letter asked to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation that could lead to the further loss of income and/or employment and damage to the person's reputation. While anewscafe.com is not disclosing the letter-writer's name, we have confirmed the person's identity. This is
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Ira S. Wolfe, founder and chief social media strategist for Social Media Architects of Delmarva, was kind enough to answer some questions related to the Ruben Porras story. In this interview, Wolfe offers some insights about how businesses can use social media to protect their reputations. I intentionally chose a social med
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I hope you saw your invitation on anewscafe.com about Tuesday evening's art reception and demonstration by Stefan Baumann, renowned oil painter and PBS artist. Perhaps you watched his PBS series, "The Grand View: America's National Parks Through the Eyes of an Artist."  Perhaps you also recall that Stefan Baumann happe
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Change is coming at the deliberative pace of government — to outsiders, that's painfully slow — but ballot measures that Redding residents overwhelmingly approved last fall to curb costly retirement benefits for city employees are increasingly taking effect.
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Most Americans surely think no one would want a meaner society, but if you believe this, you would be wrong. A vocal and activist minority works daily to bring on a meaner society. They do not think of their goal as a meaner society. They think of themselves as paladins of ideological purity, an emerging ultraright ideology
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Remember the last time you purchased a car? Did you shop around for the best deal? Did you take a test drive? Did you spend a while calculating what you could afford? What if you went to all that trouble and when they handed you the keys you discovered the car had been switched on you and was in fact a badly used 1974 Pinto
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Students filled Juniper Elementary School's gym with cheers, roars and the clanking of stomping feet so loud a passer-by might have thought it thunder. Others paraded in, shouting, swinging flags and sporting shirts in a range of hues, from the deep red of Stanford to the bright yellow of a banana slug of the University
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1911: The disguise of a mustache and a pair of eyeglasses, coupled with an alias, affected by a supposed preacher who was recently known here as DeTovreau, was penetrated by certain Redding people, and the man was advised to leave town, which he did. De Tovreau was recently in trouble in the north and, according to reports,
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Ruth residents who evacuated due to fires will be allowed to go home today. Rain has slowed the 1,515-acre Ruth fire enough that officials lifted evacuation orders in the remote southern Trinity County community.
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Bright blue skies may seem as routine for the Redding East Rotary's Ducky Derby as its signature yellow ducks, but this year thousands of the rubber birds plummeted from the Diestelhorst Bridge against a gray backdrop at the 22nd annual event Sunday. Organizers dropped 38,984 ducks this year as part of the rotary group&
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Red Bluff police said a 17-year-old resident was arrested Sunday on suspicion of possessing stolen property.
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What: French "Bistro" Community Project Fundraiser When: Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd, Redding, CA 96001 Cost: Admission is absolutely FREE! (Lunches and refreshments are available for sale.) -from press release A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Red
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Shasta Library Foundation presents “Taste of Germany” on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 6 pm at the Holiday Inn in Redding. “Taste of Germany” is a unique evening of German tradition, entertainment, live and silent auction, German cuisine from various regions around the country and beverages. Proceeds benefit the Shas
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Art created by persons with developmental disabilities SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 11 AM – 2 PM ARTISTIC ENDEAVORS 491 Lake Blvd Redding, CA 530-242-0173 www.artistendeavors.com sunnie@artistendeavors.com ***Food***Drinks***Game Booths***Raffle*** ***Spinning Wheel***Paintings***Pottery*** ***Wood Crafts***Sewing Crafts*** PLEASE
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Redding Weather Discussion: The weak storm that moved through on Sunday and gave us a brief taste of fall is now east of our area. High pressure will once again begin to push northward over the western U.S. Monday Redding will mostly sunny with high temperatures in the upper 80s. Tuesday through Thursday summer returns [...
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Emergency crews are heading to the 7000 block of Shingleglen Trail in Shingletown this afternoon to respond to a propane leak reported at Reed's Market.
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The Men's "In-Motion" winter retreat is scheduled for the President's Day Weekend in February. A group of 20 men will leave Redding, CA on Friday February 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm and drive up to
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I got home just in time after picking up Mr. Sundberg at the airport. I'd planned a bit ahead and had his favorite dessert waiting for him on the counter, still nearly warm, and he was so happy about that. Apple Caramel Crisp, with a little extra cinnamon, and some vanilla ice cream on the side.
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Industrious and hardworking Isabella and Thomas Lowden arrived at French Gulch in 1863. He was a gold mine owner and road builder among other things. She built herself a stone barn. Isabella purchased 20 acres of worked out placer-mining land...
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Ruth residents will be allowed to go home Monday. Rain has slowed the 1,515-acre Ruth Fire enough that officials lifted evacuation orders in the remote southern Trinity County community.
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Today is the first day of fall weather in Redding, with a high of 69 degrees and precipitation likely before 11 a.m. But expect sunshine and temperatures in the 80s and 90s again for the work week. Monday's high temperature should be 84 degrees, while by Tuesday, temperatures should creep back up to 91 degrees. Forecaste
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You people call Sarah Palin dumb? What a bunch of biased, sexist and racist people you are. REMEMBER THIS?  The Marxist has not improved….You can report this one to his “Attack Watch” website. Listen to this idiot here
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There aren't enough people who see the world with the blend of realism and optimism you get from Larry Schaller.
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It's easy to ignore small-town politics. The stakes seem small. The issues can be parochial. Expensive ad campaigns don't fight to draw voters' attention and support.
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The person responsible for the August death of Kenneth Ray Wilson, who was shot by officers attempting to arrest him on armed-robbery charges, is Kenneth Ray Wilson.
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With the warmth of summer still blessing our days, the autumnal equinox has arrived.
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It seems like every time something bad happens in this area, the media wants to find a way to connect it to medical marijuana. Most recently the Record Searchlight printed a story about someone who was experiencing meth-induced paranoia and started shooting off his gun at imaginary thieves. This story was turned into yet an
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John McCain was resurrected from the dead by the national media. He was the easiest candidate for Obama to beat, in my opinion.
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Dear Don Yost ("SB48 simply fosters respect," letter, Tuesday), perhaps you are the one who is blinded. Why do we need another law to protect yet another group of people? We have laws that protect all people from bullying, and treating people of all colors, races, creeds, etc., fairly. The current laws are not being
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There is a lot of discussion across the West today about national monuments. One of the questions many people have is: Do they create or foreclose economic opportunity in adjacent communities? Amazingly, this had not been studied until recently.
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How many times this year have we heard the word "historic" used during our recent weather forecasts? Many records were broken this year, according to the reports. I am worried for the next generations. I want to leave them a planet to live on like the one I have grown up on.
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When deciding to close the Ide Adobe and Bidwell Mansion historic parks, the state claimed it had to save money, but that nobody would lose their jobs over this correction.
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My favorite new traffic "stop sign" is the one on the corner of Old Alturas Road and Shasta View Drive.
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I walk Mike Warren's Clover Creek Preserve almost daily and I am appalled how this park has become such an eyesore. The trails are in disrepair, damage remains from runoff from the early 2011 storms, and there is a preponderance of trash about the park.
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No matter how important, good, right or moral a piece of legislation is, imbecilic partisan politics will rule on its success or failure.
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This letter is directed at those of us who voted for President Barack Obama and are disappointed that he turned out to be a moderate Republican. We should remember that he campaigned on a moderate platform of compromise and has kept true to that course.
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Samuel Albert, Redding
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Change is taking place. We can hear it in the thunder that rumbles through our area this time of the year. We can feel it in the pleasant evenings and the coolness of our mornings. We can see it in the changing colors of the shrubs and trees in the yards and parks and woodlands that surround us everywhere.
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I'm not ashamed to admit that the idea of having bedbugs quietly terrifies me.
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On the shelves in my office you will find an abundant supply of books designed to guide one through the process of developing a quality resume. Combine these with the plethora of information available on the Internet, services of career and employment professionals, and input from well-intended friends and one would assume
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Cost-cutting and restructuring measures often force companies to offer employees early retirement packages.
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Recently, Heather experienced electronic calamity. Here is her story.
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It's been a month since the Shasta Builders Exchange eliminated its CEO position and said goodbye to Kent Dagg, who had headed up the nonprofit group since 1987.
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Thank you for helping to choose the winners for our Best of the North State 2011 publication.
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Redding Mayor Missy McArthur will highlight some of the city's accomplishments during the past year Monday at the 24th annual State of the City Luncheon.
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Seeing it as a tie-in for their gourmet mustard business, Bret and Dayna Speers will open Wilda's Grill in downtown Redding next month.
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The Ruth Fire in southern Trinity County grew to about 1,300 acres Saturday, creating smoky conditions for area residents and fire crews.
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Spectators at the Redding Air Show on Saturday got an extra treat in addition to watching the Air Force Thunderbirds perform: They were spared from the notorious heat of 2009's event.
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Q: Is there a set penalty for failure to have a license plate on the front of your vehicle? Or will you just receive a fix-it ticket?
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It's called public safety realignment.
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In 1911: The last of the log drive came into the Benton boom. It started in the waters of the Pit River 46 days ago, requiring a few more days to reach here than previous drives. There are 3 million feet of timber now in Turtle Bay, and the cutting was to begin at once.
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Shasta County motorists may face delays starting Monday as the California Department of Transportation helps to move wind turbine sections from Nevada to Solano County.
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The Shasta County Board of Supervisors will meet in closed session Tuesday to discuss a lawsuit filed against the county by the California Department of Transportation.
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Two unbeaten teams fell during Week Four as Central Valley ran into Division II powerhouse Lassen, which restored its season with a 20-point victory over the Falcons.
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With three seconds left on the clock, the Mendocino Eagles kicked a field goal to pull ahead 21-19 and defeat the Shasta College Knights football team in Ukiah on Saturday.
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Hello, my name is Esther K. Enloe. I have lived in California for six years but was born in Wasilla, Alaska.
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Jen Minnich and Benjamin Hockenberry
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There are almost as many types of hiking boots as there are people to wear them.
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Dear Straight Talk: Sometimes I think our schools have gone crazy. We expect our kids to get a 4.6 GPA, letter in sports, run student government, play in the orchestra, and after five hours of homework a night, start their own nonprofit or make a feature film. I'm hardly exaggerating! Many kids I know suffer from anxiet
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Q: If I am using a legal shrimp fly rig to fish in California waters for rockfish and a legal-sized lingcod bites and holds onto an otherwise legal-sized rockfish, can I legally gaff and possess that legal-sized hitchhiking lingcod? I am assuming the lingcod has not been hooked in the mouth on my shrimp fly rig, but has mer
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Emily Layton and Kevin Williams
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She's ba-a-a-c-k. Author Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum has returned to the laugh-out-loud situations she gets entangled in as a bounty hunter for her icky cousin, a bail bondsman.
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Our trip to Oregon offered my family many adventures and memories this summer.
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Westside Performing Arts Company kicks off its fifth year with several educational classes for all ages.
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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, Sept. 27, at the Redding Convention Center from 4 to 7:30 p.m. The community event is open to all but specifically designed for high school students and their families to explore highe
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BERNARD WOLF'S BASKETBALL CAMP
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The Passidakis family of Redding is participating in the Hike for a Cure event today at Yosemite National Park as part of a fundraiser to find a cure for histiocytosis.
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Dear Babe: I have "Power Golf" by Ben Hogan. I'm sending the pictures of the front cover and the personalized inscription, which is on the blank first page inside the front cover. The book has no dusk jacket.— Lon McCasland, ReddingIt looks like the book is in the $300-$1,000 range, probably around $500. T
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Soroptimist International of Redding is seeking nominations for its annual Person of Distinction Award. This prestigious award salutes an exceptional person in our community who has volunteered their time and/or personal resources to help cancer patients and their families. Nomination forms are available by calling Theresa
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His reign as King of the Blues has been as long as that of any monarch on earth. Yet B.B. King continues to wear his crown well. At age 76, he is still light on his feet, singing and playing the blues with relentless passion. Time has no apparent effect on B.B., other than to [...]
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The 2012 President’s Budget proposes a five-year-extension of the act that provides funding to historically forest-dependent communities that have been impacted over the last several decades by downturns in the forest-products industry. The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 was enacted to p
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Painter/musician J. Norman Stewart (aka: John N. Stewart) spent 60 years in the Los Angeles area and played at Tony Danza's "My Place" restaurant, The Alley Cat Bistro, Alphonses (in Toluca Lake), and several venues in Newport Beach. His style is light, sometimes whimsical, and he prefers old standards, gospel, show tunes,
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Firefighters quickly contained a fire to three semi-truck trailers south of Redding this afternoon.
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More than 96 percent of Californians buckle up before they hit the road. Although the golden state has among the highest seat belt compliance rate in the nation, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) would like to see 100 percent of the motoring public safely secured in their vehicle. “It’s encouraging to see that the maj
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Mention Germany, and the mind goes to the picturesque alpine villages, striking castles, cathedrals and thriving cities.
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Erastus arrived at Shasta in 1850 to try his luck at goldmining. In 1852 he was awarded a 160-acre Bounty Land Grant in South Cow Creek Valley at Millville where he established Canyon Ranch. Bounty Land Grants were awarded to...
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Low light picture experiment with my $2 thrift store Canon Powershot A520: I was trying to take it easy after my four or five-day return to evil caffeine. Man, it had been so long since I had the java juice it moved through my system like meth. Let’s just say I over did it. You’ve [...]
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The Redding area will cool off starting today and there’s a chance of rain Sunday.
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In recent months, our community has experienced a significant number of thefts of Catalytic Converters, primarily from Toyota trucks and SUV’s. Thieves steal Catalytic Converters due to the value of the precious metals contained inside them. The Toyota trucks and SUV’s are most common as the converters are more easily a
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The North State has many rich legacies. One of them is heirloom apples. Since 2006, Carol Fall, Program Representative for the University of California Cooperative Extension in Trinity, has been working year-round trying to trace and document this very legacy for the
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SHASTA LAKE — The Falcons' hot start once again was interrupted by a hungry Lassen team.
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Law enforcement agencies from Trinity, Shasta, Tehama and Siskiyou counties have decided to create a team dedicated to locating missing and abducted children in the north state.
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OROVILLE — A 27-year-old Chico man, charged with murder with special allegations in Wednesday's Chico sniper slaying, did not enter a plea when he appeared in court Friday.
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The Sacramento Bee reports California’s regulation of logging on private land has run afoul of state law as a result of recent budget cuts, a coalition of environmental groups contends.
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Redding police arrested three people Thursday in connection with the Aug. 2 stabbing and beating of a Redding cabdriver.
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The Housing Authority in Redding is among the public housing agencies in California that recently received a combined $7.4 million of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants.
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PALO CEDRO —If any coach in the area knows the inner workings of the Foothill High football program, it's first-year Anderson coach Tim Patterson.
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The Redding Christian Lions got their first win of the season Friday night at home with a 36-14 victory over the Mercy Warriors.
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Montgomery Creek School students got a hands-in lesson Friday — they put their hands right in the dirt.
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Let's make beautiful music together.
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That would be the world champion Oakland Athletics (aka the "Swingin' A's") of my college days, in the early '70s.
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I understand an element of Marc Beauchamp's concern about vaccines (column, Saturday). When the drug reps started briefing me on an HPV vaccine years ago, it sounded fine up until the hype part of the talk, including a rape angle. Ditto the proposed compulsory pitch. "So our children get raped if they aren't req
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In an effort to appease those who want to see the federal government attempt to produce a balanced budget, our leaders have come up with a so-called "Council of Twelve." The legislators composing this budget-cutting committee are evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. This is a strategic ploy on their par
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The Best Western Hilltop Inn is asking the court to close the neighboring Hilltop Lodge and ultimately sell the business, claiming the property is a blight because of ongoing criminal activity.
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U.S. Forest Service firefighters battled a 400-acre fire in southern Trinity County into the night Friday after the blaze forced evacuations in the area.
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Former Shasta County District Attorney Jerry Benito, who lost his bid for re-election in a contentious race last year, lashed out at his successor Friday, saying Steve Carlton "did not have the guts" to prosecute an Anderson police officer on rape charges.
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Estaline Watkins celebrated her 105th birthday Friday by doing what she's done for most of her life — playing music.
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The Ruth Fire in southern Trinity County grew to more than 1,000 acres overnight, U.S. Forest Service officials said today.
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Join a park ranger on an easy walking tour through Whiskeytown Cemetery on Sunday, September 25 at 2 pm. Step back in time by visiting several gravesites and learn about the individuals and families who settled in the Whiskeytown area starting with the heyday of the California Gold Rush and ending with period before the [..
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-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, arts and entertainment. Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of anewscafe.com.
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North State Symphony's piano soloist in September is New York's Diane Walsh. Ms. Walsh has had a fascinating career, performing Beethoven on-stage literally hundreds of time --- not only in concert, but as part of the theatrical work 33 Variations, inspired by Ludwig van Beethoven's Diabelli Variations. Rite of Spring had a
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Redding police arrested three people Thursday in connection with the Aug. 2 stabbing and beating of a Redding taxi cab driver.
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Let's make beautiful music together.
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We're new to Redding and would like to create an easy-care garden. Should we build wooden raised beds?
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Stop and smell the roses. Or perhaps attend a plant sale or plant swap. There are plenty of garden events coming up in the north state.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers tips for cleaning a shower stall.
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University researchers Walt Koenig and Jean Knops survey oaks throughout California each year to learn more about the variability of the acorn crop. The count began in 1980 in Carmel Valley and expanded to a statewide survey in 1994. The two acorn counters were recently at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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A Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man in 2009 had his upcoming trial delayed Friday after he told his defense attorney he wants to enter a not guilty by reason of insanity plea, a prosecutor said.
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Shamelessly stolen from Forbes.com (which posts wise and witty thoughts to ease the pain of the ads that pop up before the story you clicked opens): Forbes Thought Of The Day "The last sound on the worthless earth will be...
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OROVILLE — A 27-year-old Chico man charged with murder with special allegations in Wednesday’s Chico sniper slaying, did not enter a plea when he appeared in court today.
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"hoopdriver" is our winner who guessed correctly at 9:05 a.m. Mr. Wagoner's claim to fame was becoming the first person in Shasta County to record a cattle brand (1857). Congratulations hoopdriver! Our winner has won himself a $10 gift...
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A wildfire in the Ruth area of southern Trinity County has grown to more than 400 acres this evening, a US Forest Service official said.
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I have been thinking about the idea of self-pleasure for sometime. How many of us do things that are not good for us but we do it anyway because it brings us pleasure. How many of us smoke?
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Red Bluff police arrested a 19-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl this week in connection with the July 20 stabbing of another man at a McDonald’s restaurant.
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A man whose body was found in the Klamath River downstream from where a suspect had bailed out of a big rig after a Sept. 16 chase that started in Redding has been identified as a Washington resident, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol in Yreka said today.
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That would be James Rickert, of the Prather Ranch Rickerts. It's a frustrating story. But worth reading if you think you're buying organic strawberries. Here's the link....
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This is Erastus Wagoner and his family. What was Erastus' claim to fame in Shasta County history? 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...
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An early morning fire damaged a makeshift memorial to Kenny Wilson early Friday morning, but firefighters are saying it appears accidental.
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I like Facebook. Actually I need Facebook, it's good for me and my business. I dislike Ticker. And if you're an active FB user you probably know what I'm referring to. Ticker is one of those recent (most dramatic) changes made by Facebook and from everything I'm readying the user don't like it at all.&
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It's a Holy Shit moment when you realize that 20 years ago, Nirvana released its second album called Nevermind.It's interesting to note that Curt Cobain, in the lead-up to this undertaking, was listening to bands like R.E.M., Pixies and The Smithereens as a way out of the Seattle grunge scene."Neverm
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I’ve been a little surprised by just how many people recognize the mathematical illustration we used in our logo for our new venture, The Address Realty. I thought it a somewhat obscure figure of beauty in numbers. But a quick search of Fibonacci Sequence in Google or YouTu
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Check out the video. It’s near Mt Shasta. Superlatives fail, so rather than describe it, we’d prefer to show it and sell it. Call (530) 244 7603. Just $4.6M.
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Today’s the first day of fall, but it’s still going to feel like summer in Redding. Today’s high temperature is expected to be near 102 degrees, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Still, Saturday should see a high temperature of 92 degrees, while Sunday’s high will only be around 75. Al
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Have you ever wondered who planted the first peach tree in Shasta County? Or the first orange tree? Or who made the first official map of Shasta County? If you have, now you will know who these people were.
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Find an artisan extravaganza at the Burlap Harlot Show on Saturday at the Shasta District Fairgrounds' Lassen Hall in Anderson.
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When I first sat down to write about the Fall equinox a few weeks ago, it was 85 degrees in Redding, and I was actually considering the idea of wearing a long sleeved shirt to work. Now, as the deadline to get this to the editor looms over my head like a thundercloud, the thermometer [...]
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CHICO — Police say it appears a 26-year-old Simpson University graduate was selected at random by a shooter early Wednesday morning at a Chico intersection.
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Thunderbird team member and Air Force Capt. Ryan Riley lands his jet along with other team members Thursday at Redding Municipal Airport, where the Redding Air Show will take place Saturday and Sunday.
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In 1911: The contract for building the new steel bridge over Battle Creek at the Shasta and Tehama counties boundary line fell to Pacific Construction of Sacramento, which put in the low bid of $9,289. The old wooden bridge, which fell down the previous month, was entirely useless and could not be even temporarily repaired.
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The parent company of a Redding hospital has sued Walmart and the retail giant's Arkansas health insurance company alleging they owe Shasta Regional Medical Center $2.35 million for employees' unpaid medical bills.
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Saying laws may need to be changed, a pair of north state lawmakers will ask outside legal experts to review the Shasta County District Attorney's decision not to pursue rape charges against a former Anderson police officer accused of attacking a woman he was taking to jail.
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Bethel Church doesn't take over the Redding Convention Center until January, but the transition from city control of the 41-year-old auditorium to the large revival church has begun.
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The Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park will hold what may be its final Moon Festival at 11 a.m. Saturday as looming budget cuts will force the park to close its facilities.
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Siskiyou County coroner's investigators have been unable to positively identify a man whose body was found in the Klamath River downstream from where a suspect had bailed out of a big rig after a Sept. 16 chase that started in Redding.
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Rep. Tom McClintock, labasting the Interior Department's push toward removing the Klamath River Dams, spoke up for good old hydropower today in a House floor speech (re-published at Flashreport). He makes some good points. He also says something just odd:...
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The Eastern Athletic League had a runaway girls golf champion in Enterprise's Rockelle Sande in 2010.
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A 23-year-old Redding man who pleaded guilty last month to attempted murder in connection with a January house fire he set to kill his sleeping wife was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison.
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We're a month into the prep football season as tonight kicks off Week Four's action and that puts us nearing the halfway point of the regular season.
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Simpson University has expanded its online course offering by partnering with another college, allowing adults across the country to earn a Simpson bachelor's degree.
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There will not be any shortage of hard-hitting defenses mixing with potent rushing attacks when the Grizzlies square off against the Falcons in a Division II clash at Ron Hale Memorial Stadium today.
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An effort to bring an animal shelter to eastern Shasta County likely will not go forward, although Intermountain residents say the county's animal services are lagging.
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Kayla Woods, 14, is about to make history at Weed High School today.
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For the second time this week, a foreclosure auction of the Gaia Hotel in Anderson was postponed Thursday.
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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. A large high pressure area over the western U.S is bringing sunny skies and hot weather to the north valley. Redding will be near of just above the 100 degree mark on Thursday [...]
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, the Friends of Whiskeytown, and Forever Resorts are collaborating with local businesses and supporters to help clean up litter around Whiskeytown Lake on Saturday, September 24, 2011. Over the last eighteen years, volunteers have helped to clear thousands of pounds of litter from the wa
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This is a beautiful time of year to explore our spectacular neighbor to the east, Lassen Volcanic National Park. Saturday (Sept. 24) is a fee free day at national parks -- a good time to pack a picnic, camera and walking shoes and enjoy the scenery. These photos were taken this month on the Ridges [...]
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Wow. I can't believe it's been 10 years. Can you give a bit of a then-and-now summary for us? At the time of the merger, the Redding Symphony was financially teetering and the Chico Symphony had a real identity crisis – could it stay a university orchestra, or was it going to be a semi-professional [...]
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Siskiyou County coroner's investigators have been unable to positively identify a man whose body was found in the Klamath River downstream from where a suspect had bailed out of a big-rig after a Friday chase that started in Redding.
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Saying laws may need to be changed, a pair of north state lawmakers will ask outside legal experts to review the Shasta County District Attorney’s decision not to pursue rape charges against an Anderson police officer accused of attacking a woman he was taking to jail.
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OK, I do understand why religious conservatives and parents in general might bristle at Assembly Bill 499, which would allow children as young as 12 to get themselves a dose of the HPV vaccine without their parents' consent. Some people...
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Police say it appears a 26-year-old Simpson University graduate was selected completely at random by a shooter early Wednesday morning at a Chico intersection.
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1. Tehama District Fair Today through Sunday at the Tehama District Fair grounds, 650 Antelope Blvd., Red Bluff. Call 527-5920. Go to www.tehamadistrictfair.com
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Sandblasted glass artist Jan Scanlin has been in the glass business for 25 years. Her artistic enterprise evolved from a sign business. Instead of investing in computers, vinyl and cutters to bring her sign business up-to-date, Jan developed the glass engraving she did in tandem with lettering on automobiles. It has been a
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Leaf mold is a simple, single-ingredient compost. Put leaves in a bin and let them rot for four to 12 months (different types of leaves break down at different rates). Mowing over the leaves or running them through a shredder before putting them in the bin speeds the process but is not required. Use leaf mold as an amendmen
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Here’s a deal for these economically depressed times: an all-you-can eat breakfast for five bucks, lunch for six, dinner for seven or Sunday brunch for six. No tip, no tax. A light and airy ambience with a garden view.
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Not in Redding, but in the Orange County city of Orange, reports the OC Register: ORANGE The City Council unanimously declared its intention Tuesday to eliminate all salaries and benefits for the panel's five members - saving the city as...
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Weaverville is but a short drive to the green hilly west. As the first of a three-piece series focusing on the watering-hole life of the town, The Diggin’s starts it off with a refreshing reintroduction to the concept of a “locals’ bar.”
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Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring” prompted a riot when it premiered in Paris in 1913. Kyle Wiley Pickett, music director and conductor of the North State Symphony, hopes the challenging piece prompts a celebration this weekend.
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If you didn't know where it was, you'd most likely never find it. You can see it as you drive along Hwy. 299 in Ingot. Its sitting on the bank of Cow Creek and it sort of blends in with...
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I’m getting conflicting emails concerning this article over at aNewsCafe about Ruben Porras’ Facebook page. She labels him a “cyber giant,” and he calls her a “gossip reporter.” I’m pretty sure neith
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RED BLUFF - A small fire Wednesday evening at the Tehama County jail caused about $1,000 in damage to a dryer and inmate clothing inside it.
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A 23-year-old Redding man who pleaded guilty last month to attempted murder in connection with a January house fire he set in order to kill his sleeping wife was sentenced this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to seven years in prison.
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So Ted Lidie, manager of MediCali Collection on Churn Creek Road, tells the Chico News and Review in a story wondering how the heck Redding ended up with 16 medical-marijuana co-ops operating. Police Chief Hansen's take on the community reaction...
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Q. It’s summer time; so how can you tell if a Reddingite has no friends? A. She’s in the store buying zucchini. Tee hee. Really, though, it’s not a laughing matter if your neighbors and friends are gardeners and their zucchini seeds have properly propagated. You’ll notice. You’ll observe The Desperate Ones, lurkin
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This one was a senior assisted care facility before the bank foreclosed on it. It was once listed for sale in 2007 for $385K. 3 of the bathrooms are l
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are dull, race and yawn. Something short. And, hopefully, sweet. UnsettledThe yawn was stifled between his index and middle fingers. It’s cold, much too brisk for the track pants and old flannel shirt he’s fumbled i
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Another two days of triple-digit temperatures are in store for Redding, but National Weather Service forecasters say the heat should begin to taper off by this weekend. Today’s high temperature should be near 102 degrees, while Friday’s high is expected to be near 100. Saturday’s forecast calls for sunny skies and a h
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Major update 9/23/11, 10 a.m.: As of this morning, administration of the Redding, California Facebook page has been returned to Shawn Thompson, the original creator of the page. In an ironic twist of events, Ruben James Porras lost his admin rights when Scott Leak, James-Porras' recent co-admin partner, removed James-Porr
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After years of increasingly bitter feuding over off-roading restrictions on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, it was an astonishing sight in the Board of Supervisors' chambers Tuesday afternoon.
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Liberals are elated that President Obama is finally primed for a fight. Conservatives are happy to take up the chant of "class warfare."
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I just read that crime is down in the U.S.A. Could there be a good reason? Let's watch out with our early parole.
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At Big League Dreams two years ago, an acquaintance and I were discussing President Obama's pre-swearing-in world tour and stimulus ideas, which we both criticized. A man neither of us knew was standing near enough to hear, and he told us the only reason we didn't like what Obama was doing was because he's black
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To the guy who dropped off the two really cute puppies at Enterprise Community Park on Saturday morning: Don't worry about them. They were helped by me and a nice couple who were finally able to get them in their car and take them to the proper place for unwanted animals.
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The young Hornets are gradually growing up and their improvement spells bad news for the rest of the Eastern Athletic League.
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The Foothill High boys and girls swim teams both notched victories in a dual meet against Enterprise on Wednesday.
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PALO CEDRO — The Foothill High boys soccer team might have to wait a little longer to be considered as a top tier program in the Eastern Athletic League.
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Five months after suspending plans to relocate and build a bigger plant in Stillwater Business Park, an aluminum metal sheet manufacturer will expand after all.
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Removing four dams along the Klamath River would not only help salmon by reducing toxic algae and creating a steady supply of cool water — it also would benefit millions of migrating waterfowl that stop at wildlife refuges in the Klamath basin, according to a federal report released Wednesday.
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The Tehama District Fair gets under way today with Dollar Day.
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A chain of people traveling a 1.8-mile route along the Sacramento River Trail on Saturday is part of a worldwide effort to encourage movement beyond fossil fuels.
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As part of a Public Lands Day celebration, a community cleanup is planned Saturday at Lake Shasta.
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A Jones Valley man arrested in July after being accused of stabbing a neighbor in a fight inside a neighborhood market was sentenced Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court to three years in prison.
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A 25-year-old deer hunter from Willow Creek who went missing Saturday in Trinity County walked out to safety late Tuesday night.
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Redding Air Show 2011 gets under way this weekend with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds as the headliners.
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In 1911: A real German picnic and a dance with a full orchestra were in the program for an upcoming event in Buckeye, which the citizens of the now prosperous little town recently put on the map by the opening of the East side road. The day and night were to be of music, dance and pleasure. City Marshal Send of Redding and
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Firefighters quickly put out a fire Wednesday afternoon at the rear of an Anderson home off West and Howard streets.
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That gray metal box on the sidewalk outside the Redding police station is part of a plan that didn't work.
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WinCo Foods in Redding has deployed a smartphone application that helps shoppers locate products in the store.
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Southbound Interstate 5 is down to one lane tonight at the eastbound Highway 44 exit after a two-vehicle wreck.
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I'm not sure why I started thinking about this, but I did and no one stopped me, so here's The Question of The Day:What comic strip do you hate the most?For purposes of this poll, I'm eliminating comics that ended but are still being rerun like Peanuts, For Better or Worse, etc. I'm not counting stri
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Youtube: youtube.com/user/rubenporras Facebook: facebook.com/reddingcalifornia www.facebook.com/codewordruben facebook.com/newparts hs.facebook.com/pages/Each-Day-MediaReddingFamous/122576027771008 Twitter: @rubenporras @ModestoFamous @ReddingFamous @ReddingNews Other Webpages/Profiles: eachdaycounts.com eachdaycounts.blogs
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Foothill and Sutter remain No. 1 in their respective divisions in the 2011 Northern Section Football Media Poll, but the lower divisions have changes.
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Round Mountain is a rural community where the residents enjoy living in a secluded, quiet environment. Life is simpler here, but should not be considered backward. A gem of a health center is located among the tree-studded hills along Highway 299. Here, the Hill Country Health and Wellness Center provides state-of-the art m
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Sleep is a basic necessity. Sufficient sleep helps us think more clearly, complete complex tasks and enjoy everyday life more fully.
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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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Update: I'm removing names of businesses that were in the testimonials for Ruben because one of the businesses said they never wrote that testimonial - that Ruben created it. My apology for the error, and for any confusion. Note: This is the first in a series of stories about North State citizens'  dealings with Ruben Jam
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Alright FOX 20 of Chico is my new favorite TV station. I just thought I would say thank you again for making my weekend spectacular!I can’t wait to see the Thunderbirds!
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A Man was Arrested after Striking a Utility Pole in Cottonwood, which started a small Fire. Shortly after 9:30 Tuesday Night, a P-G-&-E Pole was knocked down on Bowman Road at Rackley Court. The Pole and Live Power Lines had Bowman Road completely blocked until a P-G-&-E Crew arrived nearly Two Hours later. The i
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A 25-Year-Old Man who was lost in the Mountains of Trinity County walked out of the Wilderness at 11:30 Tuesday Night. Evan Cutting of Willow Creek was reported missing on Saturday. He was Hunting with Two Friends in the Rugged Country between Big Bar and Hayfork. Cutting became separated from his Friends, but stayed in
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Officials were searching for a possible Arsonist in the Anderson Area Tuesday Night. At about 11:20, an Abandoned Box Trailer full of Trash was discovered on Fire alongside West Anderson Drive just North of Gas Point Road. After that, at least Three more Fires were reported in a short period of Time, including One at And
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Yreka Police have captured the Suspect in Monday’s Robbery of a Jewelry Store. Police say the Man walked into “Exquisite Jewelry” on Miner Street just after 11AM Monday and simulated a Gun beneath his Clothing. He left on Foot, though Police have not said what he was able to escape with. Apparently, the
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Crews from Cal-Fire and the Happy Valley Fire Protection District made quick work of what first appeared to be a Disaster unfolding Tuesday Afternoon. Fire Personnel responded at about 3:30 to a Location off of Shanks Road near the West End of Olinda Road. When the first Engine arrived, the Fire was estimated at 2 Acres
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The Redding Sunrise Rotary will be presenting a Donation Wednesday to help with the purchase of a Police K9. A Check for 15-Hundred Dollars will be presented to the Group “Communities For Police Canine” during a Ceremony on the Front Lawn of the Convention Center at 5:30PM.
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Firefighters quickly contained a fire this afternoon in a small storage building attached to an Anderson home.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — Fishing for Chinook salmon was good, but most of the fish fish being hooked above Junction City are spring run salmon, and are past their prime. Brighter fall fish have yet to arrive in any great numbers. The best fis
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A Jones Valley man arrested in July after stabbing a neighbor in a fight inside a neighborhood market was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to three years in prison.
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Southern Aluminum Finishing, which had negotiated a land-for-jobs deal with Redding for 17 acres in Stillwater Business Park, has purchased the former Jhirmack hair products building.
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We sure do! They are Battle Creek Bridge, Bell's Bridge, Diestelhorst Bridge, Dog Creek Bridge and Nobles Trail Twin Bridges. Battle Creek Bridge is on Gover's Road at the Shasta-Tehama County line. Bell's Bridge is in south Redding and once...
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CORNING - A motorcyclist was severely injured today in a traffic accident on Interstate 5 near here.
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That is part of Assemblyman Dan Logue's argument against a bill that would move all California initiatives to November elections, instead of splitting them between lowish-turnout June primaries and the November main events. (Oddly, nowhere in Logue's piece does he...
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No, concludes a new RAND Corp. study: The nonpartisan RAND Corp. studied crime reports over the 10 days before and after June 7, 2010, when the city shuttered hundreds of pot shops. The Santa Monica-based think tank found that crime...
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You don't see many recalls of sitting local officials, and there's a practical reason for that. The Shasta Lake residents who've filed a recall petition against City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero need, the R-S reported today, 1,222 signatures to put it...
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Sunny skies and possible 103-degree temperatures are in Redding’s forecast for today and Thursday, National Weather Service meteorologists say. Tonight’s low should be around 60 degrees. It should also be hot and sunny on Friday with a high temperature near 102, but the weather should cool off a bit on Saturday. The hig
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Society gives profound power to those who wear a law-enforcement badge. When an officer abuses that power, especially for sexual gratification, a horrified public rightly demands a high price as justice.
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Many in the media and in politics have gone ballistic over the fact that Texas Gov. Rick Perry called Social Security "a Ponzi scheme."
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I love mayonnaise. Is it really all that bad for me?  It's the quintessential "bad" food laden with artery-clogging saturated fat. For years, we've been told to "hold the mayo," but is it really as bad as they say?
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No question adequate funding for our school systems should be a No. 1 priority.
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Tax cuts for the rich don't create jobs.
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Please join me in supporting California State Senate Bill 791, recently passed by the Legislature and currently under consideration by Governor Jerry Brown.
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There is a difference between handing out Constitutions and propaganda.
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A group of Shasta Lake residents is trying to recall Councilwoman Dolores Lucero, alleging she makes baseless allegations against city officials, is rude to the city staff and community members, and is disrupting city business for no reason.
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California Highway Patrol officers and Shasta County sheriff's deputies were looking late Tuesday night for someone they believe started at least three fires on West Anderson Drive south of Anderson.
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While the state's largest real estate group doesn't see California's housing market gaining much momentum in 2012, there are some bright spots.
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The Redding City Council approved a pair of deals Tuesday with local firefighter and electric worker unions.
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The University Prep volleyball team is proving it will be a force in Division V this year.
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The Hayfork Timberjacks saw their 25-game win streak come to an end with a 56-22 loss to Hosanna Christian of Klamath Falls, Ore., on Friday. The loss ended the 21st longest current winning streak in the nation.
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Foothill and Sutter remain No. 1 in their respective divisions in the 2011 Northern Section Football Media Poll, but the lower divisions have changes.
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In their final nonleague tuneup, the Red Hawks delivered some impressive moments.
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The Enterprise High volleyball team swept Paradise at home 25-9, 25-15, 25-11 on Tuesday.
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RED BLUFF — A divided Tehama County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to switch closed sessions to the start of the day's business rather than the end.
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A foreclosure auction of the Gaia in Anderson was postponed Tuesday, one day after the green hotel's parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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A search for a 25-year-old deer hunter from Willow Creek who went missing Saturday in Trinity County was called off Monday evening.
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Supervisors also examine forest plan
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A fire in the Happy Valley area Tuesday afternoon burned an old bus and about 2 acres of grass.
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Artist gives proceeds to animal rescue
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In 1911: A grass and brush fire started by some careless person came near making a blackened waste of the Redding cemetery. As it was, 3 or 4 acres were burned over in the northeast corner.
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A 29-year-old Redding woman suffered major injuries Monday night after she was struck by a car while walking across Highway 299E near Interstate 5.
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Event to promote customer service
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Here's a fascinating item from KQED about the history of beautiful San Francisco Bay, whose water wasn't always so beautiful: "[M]y wife's family is from the Bay Area, and she told me that when she was a girl, they used...
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Firefighters have gone to a home in the 3300 block of Meadow Oak Drive in the Olinda area to extinguish an attic fire caused when a propane tank exploded.
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If you are a college graduate and struggling with debt, you are not alone.  The percentage of college graduates filing for personal bankruptcy rose 20 percent during the last five years, according the 2010 Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Demographics Report, published by the Institute for Financial Literacy.
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Adrian Rogers, fire chief in Shasta Lake, emails this note to a circle of acquaintances: If you ever wonder what it could be like. I know people hate most of our rules but the reason I took this job is...
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The link below shows the dedication, motivation and inspiration that proud and loving father, "Alan Ernesto Phillips," bestows upon his children; yet this court and Judge "Teflon" Jack Halpin insist that Mr. Phillips is not worthy to have any time with his other daughter.Mr. Phillips is a drug and alchohol counse
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Spending $2.8 million in county taxpayers' money before they even get a nickel's worth of service in return is a lot to swallow, yet that is precisely the deal that Shasta County administrator Larry Lees is proposing that the Board of Supervisors clinch with Haven Humane Society to replace the county's animal sh
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Roger Hendricsen, Lakehead
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Jerry Hurley, ReddingNational parks run on borrowed money
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Some call it musical chairs, the way every couple of years termed out state legislators either run for a different office or manage to get themselves appointed to some other position where they can keep their snouts in the public trough.
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A fire in the Happy Valley area this afternoon burned an old bus and about two acres of grass.
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If you're a typical web surfer doing an online search, AroundTheCapitol.com says in its daily update that, based on its web hits, these are the bills you're most likely to be hunting for: TOP BILL SEARCHES: With 70,000 visits sent...
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A 29-year-old Redding woman suffered major injuries Monday night after she was struck by a car while walking cross Highway 299E near Interstate 5.
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The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has identified a Redding Woman who was killed while walking on Oasis Road Monday Night. At around 7:30, 35-Year-Old Melissa Thomas was walking Eastbound in the Roadway West of Alee Lane. According to the C-H-P, She then walked across the Center Line into the path of a Westbound 20
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The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team located a lost Hunter in the Northern reaches of the County. 57-Year-Old Leroy Bernel of Fall River Mills was hunting in the Bartle Gap Area off of Highway 89 South of McCloud. He failed to return and meet his Hunting Partner at dark on Sunday as planned. Th
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Over One Thousand Acres will go up in Smoke in the Happy Camp Area. A Series of Prescribed Burns is planned by Klamath National Forest Officials near the small Siskiyou County Community. Five Hundred Acres of Vegetation Underburning will be done at a Site 3 Miles Northwest of Happy Camp, and another Five Hundred Acres lo
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Two apparently-unrelated Armed Robberies were reported in Siskiyou County Monday. According to Yreka Police, a Man walked into “Exquisite Jewelry” on Miner Street just after 11AM and simulated a Gun beneath his Clothing. He left on Foot, though it’s not clear what he was able to escape with. Meanwhile,
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Time is running out to purchase a Yellow Rubber Ducky for Redding East Rotary’s “Ducky Derby” this Weekend. The Ducks will be dropped from the Diestlehorst Bridge into the Sacramento River at One O’clock Sunday. Tickets will be available at the Caldwell Park Boat Dock, the Redding Air Show on Satu
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A Fundraiser will be held this Weekend to benefit the Northern California Veterans Museum and Heritage Center. The “2011 Mash Bash” will be held Saturday, and all Proceeds will go to the next phase of the Museum’s Park. Only 500 Tickets are available. Tickets can be purchased for $40, and include Dinner
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A search for a 25-year-old deer hunter from Willow Creek who went missing Saturday in Trinity County was called off Monday evening.
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Firefighters are being sent this afternoon to a reported four-acre grass fire near Spring Branch and Jellys Ferry roads south of the Coleman National Fish Hatchery.
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The hospital was known as the County Hospital and was located on what had previously been the Vosburg Ranch in Shasta approximately one mile northwest of Shasta near the present-day intersection of Hwy. 299 and Rock Creek Road. The hospital...
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Just a little tweaking to streamline the cubby-hole work space at the south end of the living room. It is actually a return to the old set up with both the computer table and the art work bench, side by side. There is still lots of color in this small space. I had originally chosen [...]
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Here’s an intriguing property. In the supplied images it appears that a power
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Fall Classic Racing includes Summit Super Series Points racing Season Finale! Friday Oct 7-Gates open at 1pm. Test & Tune – 2 to 8 pm Then, Saturday Oct 8, our 3rd ANNUAL FALL CLASSIC & BBQ RACE Your ticket to the Sat BBQ is a side dish to feed 8 – 10 people !!!!! Tri ti
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Some call it musical chairs, the way every couple of years termed out state legislators either run for a different office or manage to get themselves appointed to some other position where they can keep their snouts in the public trough. This, of course, is precisely what term limits were supposed to prevent.
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Spending $2.8 million in county taxpayers’ money before they even get a nickel’s worth of service in return is a lot to swallow, yet that is precisely the deal that Shasta County administrator Larry Lees is proposing that the Board of Supervisors clinch with Haven Humane Society to replace the county’s animal shelter.
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Every child deserves the safe and simple school years she was lucky enough to experience, but the truth is that for thousands of gay, lesbian or transgender youth, school is not a safe place and never has been. The FAIR Education Act addresses that by fostering dignity and respect, and something Mark no doubt supports herse
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Castle Crags is due to be closed due to the State budget crunch. Meanwhile, Federal Parks continue operating even though the Federal Government is borrowing forty cents on every dollar that they spend. What is wrong with this picture?
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I can’t for the life of me figure out why so many are in such a big rush to put more money into the pockets of the gasoline companies. I’ve slowed down to 60 while on the freeway and increased my mileage by 3.5 miles per gallon on average. With the annual miles I travel I stand to save about $275 per yr. Remember too: s
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The Shasta County Sheriff's office is looking for a man in the Bartle Gap area after he did not meet up with a friend at dusk Sunday.
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The Redding woman who was struck and killed by a pickup Monday night while she was walking down Oasis Road in Redding was identified this morning by the Shasta County coroner’s office as Melissa Thomas.
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SHASTA LAKE — Two Shasta Lake residents announced Monday night that they have served recall papers against City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero.
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It’s going to be sunny and hot today in Redding with a high temperature expected to be near 98 degrees, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight’s low should be around 62. It will continue to be sunny and hot through Friday with Wednesday’s high temperature expected to be near 99 degree
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We finish our bicycling series with Redding leaders' plans for marketing the city as a tourist destination for both casual and serious cyclists. We share a conversation with an avid biker who finds refuge in his solitary rides, and conclude with a story about how to pick the perfect bike -- one that will leave [...]
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When Turtle Bay Exploration Park leaders went looking for a partner to develop and operate a hotel next to the Redding museum, they found an eager partner in San Diego-based Azul Hospitality Group. Azul, which runs destination resorts and hotels, simply couldn’t pass up the location at what Azul President and CEO Richard
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Editor's note: Doni spoke with Dave Bartle of Redding, someone who offered biking tips when Doni mentioned she was thinking of riding a bike again. Doni wondered if it's true what they say about riding a bike - that once you learn, you never forget. If anyone knew the answer, Bartle would. Dave, you look like [...]
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Whether you have never owned a bike or are a seasoned rider, today's vast array of bike options can overwhelm someone who's decided to buy a new bike. Thankfully, Redding boasts several solid bike shops to lead customers in the right direction. Also, according to Bikes Etc. mechanic Nick Scoma, there are about a dozen di
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I'm thrilled that Forbes Magazine has named the Sundial Bridge "One of the World's Most Incredible Brid
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Vivian Carver, 91, goes swimming with her son, Nick Rodina (from left) of Redding, and Denise Armstrong, Janet Sheppard and Sara Dougherty, all licensed vocational nurses at Marquis Shasta assisted living facility, Monday at Water Works Park. Nurses working with Carver found out she wanted to go swimming one last time. "Sh
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Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said Monday 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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A decade after the merger of its financially troubled predecessors, the North State Symphony is as strong as ever and heading into its 10th anniversary season.
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The 10th anniversary season of the North State Symphony promises to entertain at every show, but two upcoming offerings have the orchestra's leaders especially excited.
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Low interest rates and rising affordability propelled home sales in Shasta County in August to a four-year high.
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Shasta County may enter an agreement with Haven Humane Society today to provide services to assist the thinly-stretched county animal shelter.
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A Redding woman faced possibly a life-threatening situation Thursday but, fortunately for her, she shops at Trader Joe's.
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A man carrying a gun robbed a Happy Camp bank Monday morning.
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A former second-grade Redding schoolteacher arrested Sunday on $2.2 million in warrants pleaded not guilty Monday in Shasta County Superior Court to a series of felony charges.
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3.76 TA Travel Center 19483 Knighton Road
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Upset that Shasta County supervisors approved staffing changes without their knowledge, board members of the Regional Transportation Planning Agency called a special meeting Monday to discuss those changes and whether they should move toward independence from the county.
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In 1911:George Thorne, guard of the Trinity National Forest, was living part of his time in the upper branches of a tall tree much as Robinson Crusoe did. Thorne had to keep a constant lookout for fire and campers when on duty on Buckeye Mountain and a pine tree served him as the best vantage point.
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The Shasta County Cattlemen's Association is having its annual family picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawes Farm in Anderson.
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The fall prep sport season consists of seven different sports and that usually means a heavy dose of sports each week.
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If Sen. Doug LaMalfa were governor ... well, then we'd live in an alternate universe, wouldn't we? But if we lived in that alternate universe, and Gov. LaMalfa were deciding which bills to sign or veto, he helpfully supplies the...
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A Redding woman was struck and killed about 7:30 p.m. today while she was walking down Oasis Road in Redding, the California Highway Patrol said.
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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 s