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November 5th, 2011

Injuries again took their toll Saturday on a struggling Shasta College football team as the Knights lost 42-6 to the Contra Costa Comets in San Pablo.
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Ann "Cookie" Kravitz fears for her business and her customers.
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Prison shift sends inmates to county facilities
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SHASTA LAKE — Saturday's Veterans Day parade here was mostly spared from forecast rain, though a downpour wouldn't have made a difference.
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YREKA — Just a few quiet miles off Interstate 5 in northern Siskiyou County it's hard to imagine deep ideological divisions and political demagoguery threaten to turn a dispute over fish habitat, dam removal and farmers' water rights into a battleground.
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Department of Fish and Game lawyers have been fending off salvos from all sides in the battle over coho salmon in the Scott and Shasta rivers in Siskiyou County.
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YREKA — At a recent rally of at least 700 farmers, tea party members and conservative activists, Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey spoke in almost revolutionary terms, framing the actions of federal and state regulators as threats the county's livelihood.
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A Redding nonprofit that serves the needy will showcase its recently remodeled thrift store and offices with an open house Saturday.
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Girlfriend arrested in man's stabbing
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In 1911: The demonstration train was going to come again to Shasta County. Farmers, vineyardists, orchardists, stockmen, poultrymen, beekeepers would be interested in what the experts on this train had to offer.
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In the past several weeks, members of law enforcement have been involved in several incidents here in the north state where the use of deadly force has been necessary.
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The 2011 regular season is in the books for all the Northern Section prep football teams and now begins the quest for a championship.
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Paradise gets top seed
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Charles David Berlinghoff was found hanged in his Shasta County jail cell early Saturday morning, the apparent victim of a suicide, Redding police said.
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Police say man suffered stab wounds
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Charles Berlinghoff’s suicide early today is the second in-custody death at the Shasta County jail in two days.
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Police said they pepper-sprayed and hit a man with a stun gun this afternoon after officers saw the man pull a gun from his pants.
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Redding police are at Charles Drive this afternoon where the dead body of a man was found on the street with multiple stab wounds.
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Fall has arrived and winter days are just around the corner! Don't you just love this time of year, the wonderful smell of hot cider, falling leaves, pumpkin spice flavors and the most amazing shades throughout town! I love the excitement of Thanksgiving and Christmas in our area, a time for families to
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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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On Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 12:12 am a correctional officer with the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office was conducting the hourly checks of inmates at the Shasta County Jail. The correctional officer found Charles David Berlinghoff, 45 years old, had hung himself in his locked cell utilizing a bed sheet. Berlinghoff was
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CHICO – Its official, the road to the Division I football championship runs through Paradise for the fourth straight year. Paradise earned the No. 1 seed when the Northern Section office released the prep football playoff brackets on Saturday.
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Charles Behrens was born in 1859. He was elected as the Shasta Constable in 1884 and later as the Shasta County Sheriff from 1898 until 1902. In 1889 he leased the Empire Hotel at Shasta, became the Shasta postmaster, and...
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This one again? We’ve been doing real estate long enough that some homes feel like old friends. We recall this one new, bright, expensive, and full of promise. Then as a failed short sale, and then as a foreclosure. And now here it is again, a government foreclosure home. These photos are not from the curren
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I'm not a regular reader of the sports pages so this may be old news. But a friend forwards this link to a web site that says the Shasta High soccer team is ranked first in its section, second in...
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A 44-year-old man was apparently stabbed early today by his girlfriend, sheriff’s deputies said.
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Charles David Berlinghoff died early today after apparently hanging himself inside Shasta County jail, the Redding Police Department said.
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Expect a 50 percent chance of rain showers today that will taper off into Sunday.
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On November 5th in Gerber, Pacific Sun Gourmet Olive Orchards and Mill will host their Annual Love at First Crush olive oil crush event for the community from 11 am - 3 pm. Anyone and everyone, from gleaners to home gardeners, are invited to join the fun of a crush day, to bring their own [...]
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Our local economy - with its heavy emphasis on resource-based industries, construction, manufacturing, and retail services - is challenging for women seeking living wage jobs. Encouraging more women to pursue non-traditional occupations is one solution to the problem. Our forum speakers will be: Manager, Labor Market Inform
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Making health care decisions can be a complex process. It is important that families and health care providers are aware of a person’s wishes if they are unable to speak for themselves. This class offers valuable tools to help a person express their future health care wishes and assign an agent to be a decision [...]
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Over the course of four hours, Shasta County residents turned in a total of 413 pounds of drugs at the 3rd National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which took place Saturday, October 29, 2011. This represents an increase of 138 pounds from the Take-Back event held in April. The Redding Police Department, Shasta County Sher
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An Anderson woman charged with abducting two of her neighbor's children pleaded not guilty Friday in Shasta County Superior Court, but told a sheriff's detective earlier this week she was sorry for what she had done and blamed her actions on her addiction to methamphetamine.
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Danielle Saran of Yreka swings at Kids Kingdom on Wednesday at Enterprise Community Park in Redding.
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A 42-year-old Medford, Ore., man who was shot by sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers last week after allegedly firing a rifle at them near Castella following a lengthy chase on Interstate 5 made his first appearance Friday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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This year's Thanksgiving Day special edition of the Record Searchlight will be delivered to all seven-day print subscribers.
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A plane parked in the median of Interstate 5 in Cottonwood since early Friday is headed to the Boeing plant in Washington.
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SHASTA LAKE — The committee backing the recall of Councilwoman Dolores Lucero is nearing its signature goal and is looking to build even more support at a rally Tuesday.
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When Jon Crossman and his staff were closing up at O'Reilly Auto Parts on Westside Road on Thursday, they noticed something odd about three $20 bills in a register.
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Gregory Matthew Limon was found guilty Friday of child abuse and other charges in the case of a 7-year-old boy found near death in 2009.
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A $5.9 million project to add two lanes to southbound Interstate 5 at the Highway 44 interchange was completed ahead of schedule, thanks in part to a financial incentive from the California Department of Transportation.
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Leader Jeff Jones created the Usual Suspects as a means to showcase the talents of the north state contemporary jazz musicians. They will perform unique arrangements of familiar jazz standards and classics. Members a of the band are: Jeff Jones, leader/alto sax/flute, Mitch Hawley, tenor sax, Dave Short, Baritone sax/bass c
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Since the Obama administration's decision — about which it has since waffled — to let states go their own way when it comes to medical marijuana, California's cities have struggled to tame the still-illegal trade, to accommodate patients without letting lawbreakers run unrestrained.
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"A vast wasteland." That was American television 50 years ago, in the opinion of Newton Minow, President John F. Kennedy's choice to chair the Federal Communications Commission.
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I am sometimes a bit behind the curve on some of the more nefarious plots being perpetrated on the American people by our government. A good friend of mine brought to my attention a threat to our liberty truly beyond the pale, and yet seemingly so innocuous. Veiled behind the "cutesy" name of "Smart Meter" i
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In exchange for paving over 90 acres of Shasta County's finest soil in Churn Creek Bottom, Hawkins claims its shopping center will produce retail jobs and revenues.
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Why is Barack Hussein Obama wasting millions of our taxpayer dollars trying to help solve the European financial crisis when he can't solve the financial crisis in the United States?
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If Herman Cain was to become president, then the Republicans can play the race card every time the left disagrees with them.
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COTTONWOOD —The Eagles' seventh straight win included an undefeated and uncontested Northern Athletic League championship.
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CHICO — If the best defense is a good offense, the Chico High football team might be able to lay claim to the best defensive weapon in the Northern Section.
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PALO CEDRO —In the turbulent Eastern Athletic League North, nothing has been certain from week to week.
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The Anderson Cubs battled back from a 13-12, fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Yreka Miners 25-13 on Friday night.
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In 1911: A thief who would steal anything edible, ranging in his tastes from homemade jelly to sides of bacon and empty beer bottles, made a complete raid Friday morning on the larder and outhouse of Mrs. William Tortrell, who was conducting a boardinghouse on Tehama Street opposite the Temple Hotel.
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Seminars address pain management
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If only I still had my 1986 740 Volvo I would go seek out a hill right now to reenact this video.
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Fire crews knocked down a structure fire tonight just west of Burney, containing the blaze to the second floor and attic of a home.
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OK, one or two bills, actually, stand out from the rest in Capitol Resource Family Impact's list of bills on which it judges state lawmakers' voting records for the legislative session just ended. (Sen. Doug LaMalfa and Assemblymen Jim Nielsen...
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An inmate at Shasta County jail died today, though sheriff’s deputies weren’t releasing much information.
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This year's Shop Hop Redding event will sport the theme: support your local shops, promote the 3/50 project and have a great time shopping.
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"Terasa and I are perfect business partners," said Rita Moore, the owner of Moore's Green Goods in Anderson.
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Social Security is a system of social insurance benefits available to all covered workers in the United States. It began in 1937 and covers a wide range of social programs. The term "Social Security" refers to benefits provided under just one part of the system, known by the acronym OASDI, or Old-Age Survivors and D
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Community banks and credit unions across the country are gearing up for tomorrow's "Bank Transfer Day." How much impact will the grassroots movement - a parallel to the Occupy Wall Street protests being staged - have on these neighborhood institutions? Consumes are certainly fed up. Bank of Ameri
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The Searchlight earlier this week printed a shot of an "Occupy Redding" protestor outside City Hall wearing a sinister-looking mask. Here's the story of that mask and the man (Guy Fawkes) who inspired it and the mask's ironic connection to...
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A Shasta County woman accused of abducting her neighbor's two children pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A 42-year-old Medford, Ore., man who was shot by sheriff’s deputies and California Highway Patrol officers last week after allegedly firing a rifle at them near Castella following a lengthy chase on Interstate 5 made his first appearance today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Our winner is Djimoulidine who guessed the mystery man correctly at 9:18 a.m. as Sheriff Charles Behrens. Congratulations to our winner who has won a $10 gift certificate plus a wall certificate from River City Java. Thanks to everyone who...
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A 53-year-old Alameda County sex offender who recently moved to Happy Valley was arraigned today on child molestation charges alleging he molested a brother and sister he had met in church.
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Daylight saving time will end Sunday, setting clocks around the world back one hour, and that's a good reminder to check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in homes are working, say Cal Fire and the Tehama County Fire Department.
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In 2003, during her freshman year of college, Kandice Stallcop attended Simpson University’s annual health fair where she visited a booth of the National Marrow Donor Program’s Be The Match Registry.
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Interfaith Sacred Service honors the Jewish Tradition and Native American culture.
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There is a Zumba Event this Saturday. Its for the Women's Refuge. It's from 10-12:30pm. It's $10 to get in and its at the Sequoia middle school. All the money goes to the Women's Refuge.
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Adding Texting to your plan, can save you time and money. Written by someone who is in the industry.
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Medical miracle survivor has one last dying wish-as he awaits daughters return from Cancun Mexico
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Mike Manning has a Japanese maple farm at his Happy Valley home with some 2,000 trees. Japanese maples do well in the north state if grown in the right location.
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Don't put hot ashes in trash containers. Ashes from fireplaces or wood stoves need to be thoroughly cooled (soak with water for four to five days) before being discarded. Bag cooled ashes to prevent them from blowing around and getting into eyes. Source: Redding Solid Waste Disposal
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I have a weed with little barbed balls for seeds that catch on clothing and my dog's fur. What is this?
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An easy way to get rid of grime on the barbecue is to remove the grills and clean them in the oven using the self-cleaning cycle.
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That's how I distill Reason editor Matt Welch's response to an Occupy Wall Street-inspired "New Declaration of Independence." A few snippets: I don't recall anything like the promises so cruelly unkept in Salon's list. I do remember my father warning...
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Michael Pollan's "The Omnivore's Dilemma" explores the themes of sustainability, quality, healthy bodies and a healthy planet.
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Farm Dreams columnist Casey Schurig shares his thoughts on green tomatoes, fall planting and more.
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Eddie Cohen has more than 60 Japanese maples at his Lakehead home. Like other collectors, he appreciates the differences in the trees and how they provide year-round interest.
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After about four hours of deliberations a Shasta County Superior Court jury this morning found Gregory Matthew Limon guilty of child abuse and other charges in the case of a seven-year-old boy found near death in 2009.
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COTTONWOOD -- A plane parked in the median of Interstate 5 this morning was drawing the attention of curious motorists and onlookers.
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There weren’t too many surprises when the Northern Section office released the 2011 prep volleyball playoff brackets. Foothill and West Valley each grabbed the top seeds in their respected divisions while Shasta dropped to No. 2 in Division II after losing two of its past four games which also cost the Wolves their first
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Despite attempt both by the city of Chico and cycling enthusiasts in Redding, organizers of the Tour of California -- the biggest pro cycling race in the state -- opted to start the race in Santa Rosa and head south...
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The ramps to and from southbound Interstate 5 and CA-44 have opened three days early.
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Who is this man? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java plus an award certificate with your name and...
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A Tehama County man is in jail after he threw a rock at two deputies and kicked a cruiser's door shut on another Thursday night, deputies said.
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I'd generally agree with the thrust of this Bee editorial on how the state could better manage sales of medical marijauana, except for one problem. Here's the Bee: To come up with statewide rules that make sense, lawmakers can look...
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Only 169 foreclosed homes for sale in our MLS this morning. That’s a low number compared to the usual 200+ we usually have. It’s getting harder to find good candidates for our Deal of th
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This is a family recipe originating from the Red River vicinity of North Texas. It is unique in that the salsa is blended and cooked before serving. It goes well with chips, on tacos, or to spice up your favorite Mexican dish.
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A robbery on Thursday was thwarted by its victim, Redding Police say.
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Local housing inventory for sale is down. From our perspective on the ground, we’re seeing an increase in serious buyers. In addition to regular homebuyers, real estate investors seem back in the game. This is quite different than the dynamic we’ve experienced over the last couple years. October was a slow mo
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A driver tried to ram a police cruiser during a car chase that ensued after a Redding police officer stopped a Honda Accord on Hilltop Drive near Presidio Street, police say.
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The new Black Keys drops Dec. 6. You can pre-order on iTunes (I know I did).The CD is called "El Camino."New Black Keys (plus a teaser ad for the album), is your Video Friday:"Lonely Boy"
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Parts of Redding will have patches of fog in the morning, while the sun will come out in the afternoon and temperatures will rise to a high of 56. Tonight will be partly cloudy and cool, with a low around 35, according to the National Weather Service. Showers will roll in Saturday afternoon, dropping between a tenth and
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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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So any given day in Egypt you’ll likely see a mix of animals (wild dogs in packs, herds of sheep and goats, the occasional donkey, buffalo or camel), motorcycles, taxi’s, micro buses, private cars and then industrial and city vehicles, big rigs, tour buses and tons of people on the streets from around 4am until [...]
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The Record Searchlight's readers are a smart bunch, and they ask some great questions — like this one in response to the recent discussion of red-light cameras:
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Barack Obama was a principled opponent of the Iraq War from its beginning. But when he became president in January 2009, he was handed a war that was won. The surge had succeeded. Al-Qaida in Iraq had been routed, driven to humiliating defeat by an Anbar Awakening of Sunnis fighting side-by-side with the infidel Americans.
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Patty Nicholson, Redding
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This Sunday, 4,000 or more people will be surrounding the White House in an action to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline from being built. I was one of the 1,253 citizens arrested in the Tar Sands Action that took place earlier in Washington, D.C. Now I'm returning Sunday, one year to the day before the election next year, t
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Having recently finished reading "The Light and the Glory" by Peter Marshall and David Manuel prompts me to remind myself and all who read this: Let's not bypass Thanksgiving.
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Filing an open records request is one of several actions that led to an attorney being found in contempt of court and fined $2,500 Monday.
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The Redding Police Department on Thursday released the identities of nine law enforcement officers involved in two recent high-profile shootings in Shasta County.
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If the prep football regular season has taught us anything about the way games have shaken out this year, it's to expect the unexpected.
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Today's Valley Bowl recalls a familiar situation from last year: Central Valley is in need of a win to reach the postseason, while West Valley already has its playoff ticket punched.
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The West Valley High School girls cross country team won the Northern Athletic League championships at Shasta Lake School on Thursday.
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Redding police Chief Peter Hansen said he'll notify the city's 16 medical marijuana dispensaries ahead of an upcoming City Council discussion that could lead to elimination of city permits for the collectives.
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Keep the coats and gloves handy. More rain and cold weather is predicted for the north state this weekend.
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Two Montana residents landed in jail after a California Highway Patrol officer who stopped near Weed to help them with broken down car found they had outstanding warrants in their home state and were carrying drugs, fake money and weapons in their car, officers said Thursday.
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MILLVILLE — A life-or-death struggle with a reportedly out-of-control Shasta Lake man who nearly snatched a Shasta County sheriff's deputy's gun during a violent brawl at a Millville home is described in a report released Thursday.
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A group of Castella residents is organizing to try to save a local post office after receiving news last month it may be closed.
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Shasta County Citizens Against Racism will honor three people today who've made positive contributions to the community.
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RED BLUFF — Starting today, residents heading for City Hall will find the doors locked on alternate Fridays.
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SHASTA LAKE — The 19th annual Veterans Day parade Saturday in Shasta Lake might be a little soggy as it pays tribute to those who have served, or who are still serving, in the armed forces
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In 1911: J.D. Aldridge of Inwood harvested 1,500 pounds of Jersey Blue potatoes from five and a half rows 40 feet long across his vegetable garden.
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SJ Denham is reaching out for Northern Valley Catholic Social Service.
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One of the very first landowners in the area first known as Poverty Flat (now downtown Redding) was Gottlieb Diestelhorst, who purchased land beside the Sacramento River where he could raise his family and farm the land.
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The word “perfect” doesn’t get used very often in high school sports in the north state.
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The Redding Police Department has released the identities of nine law enforcement officers who were involved in two recent high-profile shootings in Shasta County.
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Have y'all seen the new report on far Northern California's forests and watershed from the Pacific Forest Trust, the outfit behind the recent proposed conservation easement east of McCloud? I'd been slipped a copy and mentioned it in passing in...
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Bieber's postmaster was arrested this morning on embezzlement charges alleging she stole $23,554 from the Lassen County town's Post Office.
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Two Montana residents landed in jail after a Weed-area California Highway Patrol officer who stopped to help them with broken down car found they had outstanding warrants in their home state and were carrying drugs, fake money and weapons in their car, officers said today.
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Hardly a sign of boom times, but did you know that bankruptcy filings in California's Eastern District -- the inland chunk of the state from Oregon to Bakersfield, more or less -- fell 8.6 percent in the first nine months...
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So an entrepreneur who up and left for Texas tells the Wall Street Journal's Dan Henninger. Read the whole thing....
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A person was flown to Mercy Medical Center early Thursday for treatment after being stabbed, according to police logs.
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Need a new adventure? This one might interest you. Yesterday I wrote about Samson, the incredible Wintu man who could carry a heavy anvil through the mountains on his back. My information for that story, and this story also, is...
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1. FOCUS Film Festival presents “Strong Love” 6:30 p.m. today at Shasta College, room 802, 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding. Jon Shapiro and his childhood sweetheart Holly James, both born with Down syndrome, marry. Film documents their challenges and their complex relationships with family and friends. Questions w
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Mom, granny, dancer and wood carver, Cerri Noto moved her young family from San Jose to Woodland 35 years ago. Noto creates unique folk art figures from reclaimed redwood using a grinder, handsaw and Dremel tools. Latex paints and oils stains giver her pieces an "already loved" sheen. Noto brings her carved "folks" to Reddi
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Wilda’s cuts the mustard. Maybe the best dog I’ve had in Redding.
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There are few places in town where the energy remains at a constant, almost palpable level – balancing itself between obnoxiously high voltage and curiously enchanting, in its own welcoming way. And for those of a breed seeking such a balance, the Hen House seems always to offer a good time.
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The year-old WE Multimedia Theatre Group returns to the dramatic side of the aisle with August Strindberg’s “Miss Julie,” a love story rife with themes of class warfare and gender equality that opens Friday at Old City Hall.
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From California Watch: Lobby spending in Sacramento already is on pace to touch new highs this legislative session, according to third-quarter filing totals released by the secretary of state's office. Interest groups last quarter spent more than $72 million lobbying...
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A two car accident has occurred at the Churn Creek and South Bonnyview intersection. Dispatchers said a van and a red vehicle collided shortly after 9 a.m. No injuries were reported.
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I never miss an opportunity to take visitors on a free tour of beautiful Shasta Dam. The history here is so rich and the scenery is breathtaking! Each year visitors come from all over the world to see the "Three Shastas" (Mount Shasta, Shasta Lake and Shasta Dam). Mt. Shasta stands a majestic 14,162 feet and is loca
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Today will be wet starting around 11 a.m., with less than a tenth of an inch of rain falling on the north state. Temperatures will rise to about 53 before falling to a low of 32. Showers could continue into tonight. Friday the sun will return, but the high will remain at 53 with a low of 35. Saturday has a 40 percent
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Therer was a glich that lost the original address, the new one is:[www.youtube.com]
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“Oh, wow. Oh, wow. Oh wow”. These were Steve Jobs’ last words. It has to be my favorite quote of the decade. Can you imagine what he was seeing? My husband, Frank, brought me that news knowing how much I would like it. I have been collecting scraps of  ”evidence” about the passage between worl
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In Part One of our fitting series, I covered probably more than you wanted to know about pant length. Length is the easiest alteration to contend with. What about the real fit of the pant ~ the waist, seat, and crotch? Have you ever had a problem with the length of the crotch? Again, I’ll [...]
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Femme de Joie came late to the less-is-more approach to pizza. For years she enjoyed goopy pile-it-all-on combinations with pounds of cheese, layers of salty meats, a token mushroom to make it healthy, and thick bready crust. Heart attack on a pizza pan. Gradually her tastes changes and she now seeks out minimalist pizza -
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Artist submissions are now being accepted for Liberty Arts’ final exhibition of 2011. Stretching the Truth: Interpreting the World Through Photography Open to all media. HOWEVER, It must be clear that a significant element of a piece has a photographic basis. Each submission must have a short explanation (75 words max) by
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The state cannot promise anyone money that it doesn't have.
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Forget hope and change. President Obama's re-election campaign is going to be based on fear and loathing: fear of what a Republican takeover would mean, and loathing of whomever the Republican nominee turns out to be.
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Thank you to the person who returned the purse I lost a few weeks ago.
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I live in south Redding and have recently been burglarized twice.
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Is anyone surprised that two ex-highway patrolmen would see no problem with the delay on Interstate 5 caused by an investigation of a shooting by law enforcement personnel? ("Ex-officers support closure," Oct. 29)
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I would like to thank the Record Searchlight for its excellent article ("Learning Curve," Oct. 23) about how to navigate the new roundabouts.
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It's true. Christmas is just 51 frantic fun-filled days away. If you're thinking lists, gifts and oh-my-where-did-the-year-go? Don't worry, because local artists are here to help get
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Redding restaurateur Joe Wong will open View 202 inside the former Rivers building.
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Two restaurant projects — one new, the other a remodel — helped drive construction activity in Redding in October to its highest dollar level since January.
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Tuesday's fourth period choir class at Enterprise High School began with a simple and short notice: the teacher, Dan Neece, had a great announcement for show choir members.
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RED BLUFF — Flame was a good student, but she just lacked drive.
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A Shasta County jury began deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a 24-year-old Cottonwood-area man charged with child abuse and other crimes for allegedly allowing his sister to severely beat a 7-year-old boy in late 2009 and trying to prevent sheriff's deputies from entering the mobile home where the boy was found near d
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Darcy Crandall and Veronica Rivera have built careers in occupations that don't hire a lot of women.
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A jury was selected Wednesday in the involuntary manslaughter trial of a Redding man accused of throwing a punch that caused the death of another Redding man two years ago.
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In 1911: The post office at Coram was closed by order of the postmaster general. On account of the enforcement of the law regulating poisonous fumes in smelter smoke, the smelters in the town closed and the population dropped from 1,500 a year ago to less than 100. Coram mail would be sent to Kennett.
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After months of preparation, the Fall River Valley Community Services District's board of directors on Wednesday will consider sending a plan to expand the district's boundaries to Shasta County's Local Agency Formation Commission for final approval.
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The Wolves have one more obstacle to climb before their dream of an undefeated season becomes reality.
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The Liberty Christian volleyball team beat Chester on the road in four sets 25-16, 25-16, 20-25, 25-18 on Wednesday.
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YAKS Koffee in downtown Redding will reopen Friday.
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A 21-year-old Redding man was arrested for the second time in a week after allegedly stealing a car, police said.
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Caltrans' online data about traffic counts is really an impressive resource -- you know, assuming the counts are accurate. It really helps provide apples-to-apples comparisons. Of course, journalists are infamous for their inability to do math, but here are my...
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All women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant need early and regular prenatal care to protect the health of mother and baby.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of B- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of O- as well as platelet and plasma donors.
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Is your guy exhausted from spending all day getting nothing done? Does is seem like nothing is interesting to him? You may have a man on your hands who's going through andropause.
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Ah, the good ol' days. My grandfather used to tell me about traveling in buggies being pulled by horses. The norm back then has become the oddity of today. He worked a full day for only a few dollars and that provided for his family.
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Notably, in comparison to California, the lawyers/acre ratio was relatively low, which was probably helpful. So writes UC Davis' Jeffrey Mount, in an essay on the recent demolition of two dams in the Pacific Northwest. Mount also has some advice...
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A 42-year-old Medford, Ore., man who was shot by deputies and California Highway Patrol officers last week after allegedly firing a rifle at them has been moved to Shasta County jail, Redding police said today.
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A jury was selected this afternoon in the involuntary manslaughter trial of a Redding man accused of throwing a punch that caused the death of another Redding man two years ago.
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Estate planning does not consist of a single, uniform goal or strategy. Instead, estate planning exists on a spectrum, with a simple will on one end and a comprehensive and interconnected series of documents and/or entities on the other. But as this
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It's that time of the year again when families throughout Shasta County (and the world for that matter) begin to make plans for their annual Christmas traditions which, for many include the cutting of a  fresh Christmas tree! Christmas tree cutting season opened Tuesday, Nov. 1, in most areas. We've p
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The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for suspects in an August home-invasion robbery in Dunsmuir, though deputies said they’ve narrowed down the gender of the robber.
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A Shasta County jury began deliberations this afternoon in the high-profile criminal trial of a 24-year-old Cottonwood-area man charged with child abuse and other crimes for allegedly allowing his sister to beat a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in 2009 and trying to prevent sheriff's deputies from entering the mobile home w
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This is far from the ordinary but a real treat! Plus it involves history. It is a piano recital at the beautiful and historic Glenburn Church at 2:00 P.M. this weekend on Saturday, November 5th. Before the recital is the...
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The Greater Palo Cedro Area Chamber of Commercer is on a crusade to buy Christmas lights for the 45 foot evergreen tree located at the front entrance in the Palo Cedro Village Shopping Center. During the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, an honorary member of the Palo Cedro community will flip the sticht to light up the
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A 17-year-old driver who caused a two car accident Tuesday cut off one driver before running a red light, police say.
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The California State Sheriff's Association has expanded its VINE system to serve all of California and Spanish speaking victims.
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The cloud of smoke west of Redding today is from a 40-acre controlled burn at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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More than 20 road signs, six mail boxes and a garage door were among the targets of vandalism early Tuesday morning in Tehama County.
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Samson was a Wintu who once lived beside Slate Creek about ½ mile north of Lamoine. He was the leader of the other Indians in the area. Samson lived to be more than 100 years old and remembered "when the...
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One fair comment I've heard from readers and at last night's Redding City Council meeting in response to the argument that red-light cameras promote safety is that the recession -- which coincided with the city's installation of the cameras --...
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The Romney campaign actually announced Northern California's our own Rep. Wally Herger had endorsed the former Massachussetts governor back in September, but I missed the announcement until the AP compiled this list of who in Congress is backing which GOP...
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Redding restaurateur Joe Wong will open View 202 inside the former former Rivers building. Wong, who owns J&A Food Service, will partner with chef Jason Arbusto to create what Wong calls “a unique and comfortable restaurant in which people can enjoy amazing food and drink, with superior service that reflects and becom
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The California Highway Patrol is heading out to a two car accident just outside Burney may have involved a roll over.
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So the contract with Redflex for the Redding,Ca red light cameras is up in June. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with a private corporation proffiting from these red light cameras. Especially when they are allowed to dictate the enormous price of these tickets. I’m glad we are ciphoning large sums of local citi
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In explaining the Redding Police Department's perspective on red-light cameras last night, Chief Peter Hansen mentioned something telling both about Redflex and about RPD: Asked about whether the department had a mind to expand the program, the chief told the...
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You always see this type of stuff in the movies but it doesn’t normally end with the car ramming the the airplane right off the runway.
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Very impressive flying. Tower – flight 16 – you have permission to …… can’t make it out…. guess “Land” You’re going at 104 knots ground speed, Approaching the short runway that’s lit-up “illuminated”. Pilot – We’re going for the landing R
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From local producer "Alan Enersto Phillips", he is a long time drug and alchohol counselor, parenting counselor and official of the "Hispanic Latino Coalition", yet, like many marginalized parents, he is losing his children; one daughter has already been abducted by the coullusive and corrupt family court and they
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Today will be the last day of sunshine before rain moves in for Thursday. Expect a high around 67, with a slight wind at 10 mph today, with a slight chance of showers moving in after 11 p.m. Tonight the low will be 34. Tomorrow, rain will move in with a high near 55, but the National Weather Service says
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THIS IS FANTASTIC NEWS !!!California Attorney General has Officially filed charges against Sacramento "Family Court Services" mediator Janelle O'Donnel Burrill.There are many mediators that need to be prosecuted, right here in Shasta County and we all know how complaints are handled by Timothy Van Sch
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In November, we're turning Redding's 2nd Saturday ArtHop into one big Arts Marketplace, just in time for the holidays. Jewelry designers, sculptors, ceramic artists ... any art or fine craft person is welcome to a venue. Take advantage of art-lovers looking for unique holiday gifts! This is a juried show. To participate, em
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This workshop will address ways to make high quality compost in your own backyard, including an introduction to worm culture. Presenter sells worms, worm castings, aerated compost tea, and does tea evaluations. Presenter: Ken Waranius Please pre-register on-line! For registration info, call (530) 242-7630 www.shastacollege.
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The public is invited to see the harvesting of the 2011 Historic City of Redding Christmas Tree. Sunday, November 6, at 9 a.m. off Highway 44 east of Shingletown. Each year the tree is placed in Downtown Redding to celebrate the Holidays. The tree, donated by Sierra Pacific, will be placed at the California Street [...]
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The “24th Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration 2011” will be presented on December 13-17th at Enterprise High School. A comedic, family-friendly play is combined with a delicious four course meal and an evening of traditional vocal and instrumental music of the holidays under the direction of Deborah Divine and Dan Ne
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The National Park Service Whiskeytown N.R.A. will be planning to continue active underburn operations on Wednesday, November 2nd. The planned burn area is approximately 40 ac. of pine and oak woodland on the east side of Shasta Divide Ridge, which separates Whiskeytown Lake from the greater Redding area. Ignitions are plann
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In 1911: Miss Alice Summerville succeeded Mrs. Theressa Erickson as matron of the St. Caroline Hospital. Summerville had returned to Redding after an absence of two years. Summerville was employed in the capacity of nurse.
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Mr. Lucky Jesrani will be making regular Guest Appearances on Carl and Linda Bott's radio show on News Talk 1460 AM, starting in the next couple weeks.  Mr. Jesrani will be featured for discussing and taking calls on various legal issues including bankruptcy, estate pl
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An Oak Run couple called 911 early Monday morning cq after someone drove up to their home, shot their dog and drove off.
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Way back in 2008, when the Legislature put a $10 billion bond to finance a high-speed rail system on the ballot, that investment was sold to voters as the down payment on what was officially expected to be a $40 billion network of trains linking San Francisco and Sacramento in the north with Los Angeles and San Diego in the
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In various cities across the country, mobs of mostly young, mostly incoherent, often noisy and sometimes violent demonstrators are making themselves a major nuisance.
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It seems to me that the Shasta Lake City Council is in a big hurry to have Dolores Lucero recalled. What is the big rush?
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I have heard recently that a recall petition is being circulated in Shasta Lake to remove a City Council member who has sparked an investigation of the city over allegations of graft, corruption or possibly even fraud. This move to recall appears to be a classic political attempt, by friends of entrenched local politicians,
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I am a recent convert to vegetarianism. How can I get all the necessary nutrients without meat? The term "vegetarian" can mean different things to different people. We'll walk through the basic types and fill you in on which nutrients those with a meat-free diet need to pay special attention to.
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Re: Nat Ducat's "Nat Ducat: 'Move on'? No, we need our past" (Oct. 23): Just to keep the record straight, I wanted to let everyone know the three entities in Redding of Wintoon that are not federally recognized
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The Shasta Wolves boys soccer team remained undefeated Tuesday evening with a 5-2 overtime victory over Red Bluff in the Wellington Cup semifinals at Thompson Field in Redding.
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Paradise's Harry earns straight-set win in section finals
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The Foothill High School football team jumped back into the top spot in Division I in the latest Northern Section Prep Football Media poll Tuesday.
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Oh, the possibilities.
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North Valley Bancorp has recorded its fourth straight profitable quarter.
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Forecast calls for November to be colder than normal
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Redding will keep its red-light cameras at least through June, though not everybody is happy with them.
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Redding will keep its red-light cameras at least through June, though not everybody is happy with them.
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A two-vehicle traffic collision tonight blocked the intersection at Hilltop Drive and Browning Street in Redding.
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office and it search-and-rescue team found a woman who was reported missing north of Lake McCumber.
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This is part of what Loren and I have canned so far this year. He makes salsa and I made the jams and other fruits. There's homemade kahlua in there too! I love opening the pantry door and looking at...
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Excerpts from a Wall Street Journal piece today: As the Occupy movement enters its second month, protesters around the nation are facing a delicate question for a movement that aims to be all-inclusive: how to manage a large number of...
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Violets? Or a special lady? The lady wins, but the big question is, who was that lady? Benjamin Franklin Loomis homesteaded the property that eventually became Viola (and also photographed many Lassen eruptions) in 1888. He claimed he named it...
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Hello Everyone, I came across this on You Tube and I thought it was hilarious. Enjoy! http://youtu.be/HAeprWIOQqQ
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Gloria Silverthorne Gomes, Redding
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A 33-year-old Redding man arrested early Saturday after nearly running over a California Highway Patrol officer who was on a traffic stop on Victor Avenue pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court to assault on a peace officer and other charges.
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The Wall Street Journal reports an amazing poll result: BEIJING--More than half of China's millionaires are either considering emigrating or have already taken steps to do so, according to a survey that builds on similar findings earlier this year, highlighting...
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Jury selection is due to Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of a Redding man accused of throwing a punch that caused the death of another Redding man two years ago
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The Fishing Report — Nov. 4, 2011 Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929.
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That's what a caller to the newsroom asked this morning, noting that this was the first November in his long memory when Shasta County did not hold an election. He's right. I'm not sure precisely where the movement started --...
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Darrell Steinberg, the Democratic president pro tem of the state Senate, has always seemed like a brainy guy -- all politics aside. What then to make of this quote, from a Fresno Bee editorial? "I believe in defined benefits," Senate...
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A Shasta County jury could begin deliberations tomorrow in the criminal trial of a 24-year-old Cottonwood-area man who's accused of allowing his sister to beat a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in 2009.
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It goes without saying that the developers trying to build a shopping center on Knighton Road would rather take the Board of Supervisors' approval to the bank than face an expensive and bitter political campaign -- which of course they...
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Wow this is the very embodiment of chutzpah. From the L.A. Times: Robert Rizzo, the former city administrator whose generous salary launched the city of Bell to notoriety last year, is suing the city, alleging breach of contract. Robert Rizzo...
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To anybody who thinks the voice of the man (or woman) on the corner gets ignored, witness Bank of America's decision today to drop its debit card fee. The banking giant announced in September its plan to charge customers a $5 monthly fee starting early next year. The decision sparked outrage at the same t
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A 59-year-old Anderson bookkeeper arrested this past summer on suspicion of of embezzling almost $29,000 from a Redding meat company was sentenced this morning to 180 days in Shasta County jail and placed on formal probation for three years.
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Michael Johnston was lying in bed, his wife watching television in the other room, when they heard a white pickup stop in front of their house a little before 1:30 a.m. Monday. He said he was putting his tennis shoes on as his wife donned her jacket to go outside their Oak Run home and find out what the driver wa
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Shasta County supervisors this morning unanimously voted to move forward with a June special election to determine what happens to a proposed shopping center in Churn Creek Bottom.
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A trio from Redding who say they thought they were meeting up with a tattoo artist in Red Bluff instead found themselves the victims of a carjacking, according to deputies.
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Great Place to Work has come out with its best-companies-to-work-for list. Among the winners is fast-food icon McDonald's. "The fast-food giant cares about its employee
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Bank of America is nixing its plans to charge a $5 debit card fee. The news comes after other major banks, including Chase and Wells Fargo, said last week that they were canceling tests of similar fees.
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Yet another sign of the times.The feds have been funding a project that involves installing street lights that are able to pin point a specific person or persons and record their conversation. We are losing more and more of our privacy each day. Is nothing sacred? Be sure to check out the full article about [...]
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I saw this on the Weather Channel website: Meanwhile we are still getting fresh strawberries here in November. I hope all you east coast folks digging out from under
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This might now be the coolest plane but you have to admit the low pass was pretty impressive.
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As of Monday members of the Occupy Redding group affiliated with the movement against corporate greed has begun a protest at the sculpture park at the Redding, California city hall. The group claims to represent the 99% of the population. They state that the 99% makes considerably less than than the top 1% of the [...]
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It's going to be breezy today in Redding, perhaps portending a stormy end of the week and weekend. Today's going to be sunny with a high temperature of around 66 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. There's a 30 percent chance of showers Wednesday mainly after 11 p.m. T
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• Meet the residence of Gary and Lynn McCall: One 5,600-square-foot, solar-and-wind-powered straw bale house that took half a decade for a family to build; one of just a handful of North State straw bale homes, and an almost unheard-of example of a two-story straw bale residence. • Meet the McConnell Foundation Gues
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What is the Legacy of the Great Swing Bands? How can the flavor, the essence of an era, be brought to life by seven talented musicians in a single evening's entertainment? On Sunday, Nov 6, at 7 p.m., Dick Turner's FEVER! Septet presents an amazing re-creation of signature pieces of the best-known big bands that [...]
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Mark your calendar and get your tickets for Rickie Lee Jones at Redding's historic Cascade Theatre this Saturday night, November 5th, at 7:30pm. Rickie Lee Jones burst onto the music scene in 1979 winning a Grammy for Best New Artist for her self-titled debut — which included the hit song Chuck E’s in Love and [...]
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Love at First Crush - Gerber Pacific Sun Gourmet Olive Mill Open House Saturday November 5th 11:am - 3:pm Join us for Olive Oil Milling and Merriment. Pick olives and make oil. Talk to the producers, taste the olive oils and sample local wine. http://www.pacificsunoliveoil.com/calendar/76/1-Love-at-First-Crush-Olive-Mill-Op
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Shasta High School freshman Michaela Dyson advanced to the Northern Section girls tennis Individual championships singles final with two straight set wins against seeded opponents at Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness on Monday.
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There wasn't much change in positioning for the top teams across the five divisions when the Northern Section office released the second edition of volleyball playoff points Monday.
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RED BLUFF – The honor as the Northern Section's top girls golfer belongs to a Hornet for the second year in a row.
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Shasta Scottish Country Dancers warmly invites the public to its Autumn Ceilidh social dance to be held the evening of Thursday, November 3 at the Millville Grange Hall in Palo Cedro. Come learn several traditional barn-style dances from the British Isles - it's festive, great exercise and fun for the whole family! Plus no
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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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Members of the Occupy Redding movement started what they say will be an ongoing protest at City Hall Monday.
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Shasta County supervisors today will decide whether to overturn their approval of a controversial shopping center in Churn Creek Bottom or move forward with a special election to let voters choose what happens there.
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Hundreds of employees who have lost their jobs due to a business closing or downsizing are getting help.
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In 1911: The days of the good old "steal anything, do anything" on Halloween seemed to have passed. Redding saw no depredations Halloween night to speak of.
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A Redding man who worked as a group counselor at a residential care center for youngsters with mental, behavior and emotional disorders may learn this week whether he will be ordered to stand trial for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old mentally ill girl.
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A pair of sharp-eyed motorists, who had cars filled with trick-or-treating youngsters dressed as a zombie, Captain America and a pair of felines, turned detective Monday night as they tailed a woman accused of abducting her neighbor’s two children.
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Fire season in Shasta and Trinity counties ends today at 8 a.m. and restrictions on outdoor yard burning will be lifted.
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A former Redding defense attorney who was disbarred last year has found himself in need of a lawyer after being accused of assaulting a woman he knows.
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Dickens Christmas Boutique will be held at the Veterans Hall, 735 Oak St. in Red Bluff.
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Health care officials say a recent 10 percent cut in Medi-Cal reimbursements for doctors treating low-income patients portends a bleak future for about 70,000 north state residents already struggling to find someone to treat them.
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Officials across the north state say they're concerned they could lose $24 million in federal funds for rural schools and roads if Congress doesn't renew an 11-year-old law.
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Look at the numbers on a spreadsheet, and the case for red-light cameras is persuasive.
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The nearly five-hour drive from the Sacramento area to Yreka was a reminder not just of the immense size and beauty of California, but of the vast regional and cultural differences one finds within our state.
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Your Friday editorial on bike lanes caused me to reflect on several very narrow roads that are frequented by bicycle riders here in Shasta County. Placer Road comes to mind. It is a very dangerous road once you get past Grant School heading west. The road narrows and the paved shoulder is almost nonexistent.
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I am amazed that there has been no coverage of the Defend Rural America event in Siskiyou County. What's going on?
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Wally Herger does not want tax dollars to go for health care, education or jobs.
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Political landmarks that can properly be labeled "Nixon-to-China" moments are rare, usually occurring only once in a career, if ever.
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Shirley Mostovoy, Redding
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Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are reporting that power is out in most of Anderson and power is reportedly out in south Redding in the area of Girvan Road and Highway 273.
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You may wonder why there's a pumpkin sitting on my fence post, pretending not to look out of place surrounded by palm trees and yucca and rocks.
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See who was where at what recent event in the north state.
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Well, here's a new twist in the legal saga that Proposition 215 has created. The closed-session agenda for tomorrow night's City Council meeting includes some discussion of "significant exposure to litigation": Closed session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(3)(A): CONFERENCE...
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E-mail from Douglas Bennett, one of the activists behind Citizens for Responsible Government: OccupyRedding is now occupying Redding! They (we, the 99%) are encamped in the Sculpture Park in front of City Hall. All are invited to join, support and...
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Look at the numbers on a spreadsheet, and the case for red-light cameras is persuasive.
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Warren I. Swanson, Redding
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Mark Kent, Redding
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Shirley Mostovoy, Redding
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The nearly five-hour drive from the Sacramento area to Yreka was a reminder not just of the immense size and beauty of California, but of the vast regional and cultural differences one finds within our state.
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James W. Gibson, Redding
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Political landmarks that can properly be labeled "Nixon-to-China" moments are rare, usually occurring only once in a career, if ever.
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Today's column features an opportunity to win a pair of front row tickets to the upcoming Rickie Lee Jones concert at the Cascade Theatre! (Read to the end of this column to find out how.) When I was in high school, I did a lot of babysitting. It was more than just a way to [...]
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A pair of siblings from Anderson that were officials said were abducted Sunday, have been located at a home in north Redding, a Shasta County sheriff's official said tonight.
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This is sure to give the kids a nightmare. This guy is going as “Man Beat Up By Ninjas” for Halloween.
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The Tehama Sheriff's Department arrested a man Sunday who, they say, had kicked his horse and had a dead bird.
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The Orange County Register notes a disturbing trend in California college admissions: Over the past 10 years, the proportion of middle-income students attending the University of California has declined at nearly twice the rate of California middle-income households, while the...
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PALO CEDRO - Firefighters are fighting this afternoon two small controlled burns that escaped, a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.
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There wasn’t much change in positioning for the top teams across the five divisions in the release of the second edition of the Northern Section volleyball playoff points Monday.
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Fire season in Shasta and Trinity counties will end Tuesday at 8 a.m. and restrictions on dooryard burning will be lifted.
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Voices of Faith — Nov. 5, 2011 Does your faith tradition accept theories of physical evolution?
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Sometimes it’s about when a team loses that makes all the difference. The Paradise High School football team remained atop the Division I standings when the second edition of the Northern Section prep football playoff points were released Monday.
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The UN estimates the human population will reach and exceed 7 billion today. “U.N. forecasts suggest the world population could hit a peak of 10.1 billion by 2100.” I imagine they’re going to need housing, so bonus for me. Here’s the Halloween scary part though, “it was just over two centuri
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Wetter and windier conditions will dominate the north state's weather later this week as a pair of systems will move into the area. The first system will bring strong north winds starting later today and into Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Local gusts could reach up to 45 miles per hour by Tuesday night
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Love the music they used for this video.
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Alright fellow nerds I figured you could appreciate this.
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This dude carves his pumpkin with a drum fed ak-47 Happy Halloween Daily Dumpers!
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Red tag special to start the week off. Shasta Lake City recently finished adding curbs and gutters on Montana Street, so the curb appeal looks better than it did in 2004, ev
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When life is going along just great and everyone is feeling good and healthy, sex is an extra bonus we get to enjoy. Even if we're a little tired we might still find the energy to arouse our partner (and ourselves) to enjoy some lovin'. What happens when "life gets in the way"...when it creates an [...]
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Be transported into Renaissance times through the seasonal magic of the Shasta High School Madrigal Dinner. During eight memorable nights in December, the Shasta High School Music Department transforms the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Pilgrim Congregational Church into a castle for the seasonal dinner theatre. Experience the
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In the conservative north state, the commonly prescribed course of treatment for the deep deficits that have plagued the state of California in recent years is a seemingly commonsense one: Cut spending.
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Is America ready for a flat tax? Back in the late 1990s, Steve Forbes ran for president proposing a "flat tax" in which everybody — rich and poor — would pay exactly the same percentage of their income in taxes. Forbes' idea failed, but GOP presidential candidates Herman Cain and Rick Perry have prop
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Dear Jones Valley local, I shot your dog Tuesday.
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My family was involved in an accident on Highway 44 east of Viola last Monday.
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The letter from J. William Mauck (Wednesday) arguing that "capitalism sweet capitalism" unfettered by the evil government and unions will solve our economic woes is a simplistic regurgitation of Fox News and Wall Street Journal hogwash. The true reasons behind the profound economic slump and colossal income inequali
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A nationally syndicated home improvement radio show is partnering with KIXE in Redding to relaunch a TV version of the popular call-in program.
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In 1911: A large and modern dredger was going to be installed in the fall at the Poker Bar Mine near Lowden's Ranch in Trinity County. All the machinery was in Redding awaiting transportation, which was being pushed as rapidly as possible, with seven teams being employed. Twenty-five tons of material were on the ground,
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MILLVILLE — For the second time in less than a week, a Shasta County sheriff's deputy was injured while fighting with a man who tried to take his weapon, a sheriff's sergeant said.
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Brent and Melissa Ross are putting family before business.
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Farmers and ranchers in several north state counties may be eligible for emergency loans from the United States Department of Agriculture to cover losses from heavy rains earlier this year.
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Take a look at some of these photos from a haunted house. These expressions are pretty funny.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are figment, inclined and vulnerable. Wow, good words. Who comes up with them? Again late this week, so I’m tossing up a Fiction in 58 Figment He felt like a figment of her imagination. He flittered from
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MILLVILLE — For the second time in less than a week, a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy was injured while fighting with a man who tried to take his weapon, a sheriff’s sergeant said.
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Hunger hurts and one in seven of our neighbors is facing hunger in Shasta County. Last year the local Salvation Army helped over 4235 people with holiday food assistance. The harsh reality for many Shasta County residents is they will not have food on the table this holiday season. But you can help - the [...]
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Ben and Gottlieb were neighboring farmers. Ben arrived two years after Gottlieb and purchased 7 ½ acres from Major Reading (this was the northern end of Reading's Mexican land grant) for farming. In 1865, Ben and partner Timothy Conklin purchased...
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It'll be another warm and sunny day today in Redding, but expect more fall-like weather starting Monday. Today's high should be 81 degrees, with a low of around 50 degrees tonight. For Halloween on Monday, skies should be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 73 degrees. Temperatures should cool down significantly after
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Join a Department of Fish and Game (DFG) naturalist-led swan tour of Marysville’s Rice and Waterfowl area November through January. Co-hosted by local rice farmers and land owners, these tours will focus on finding Tundra Swans, as this tract is one of the best locations for seeing swans in California. Ducks, geese, crane
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The 100 Mile Harvest is back and scheduled for November 3, 2011. This year the 100- Mile Harvest experience is proudly hosted by Annie and Ray Bianchi of Bianchi Orchards. Through their hospitality, and that of the region, the event features local foods, wine, music, art and service. Unique to this event are both the [...]
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The Modoc-Washoe Experimental Stewardship Steering Committee, a public rangeland advisory group, is seeking nominations for a member to represent sporting interests on public lands in northwest Nevada. Nominees should be knowledgeable about wildlife habitat management and issues important to hunters, anglers and other sport
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Join FOCUS Film Festival for a film screening of STRONG LOVE on Thursday, November 3, 6:30 to 8:00 PM, at Shasta College, Room #802. Meet the film’s stars Jon Shapiro and Holly James and Bill and Dixie James at a QA and book signing following the show. FREE Admission and free parking (East lot only, [...]
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CHICO – The Cougars are making a strong case for the top seed in Division I.
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Dave Bartle spotted the yellowed and tattered sheaf of newsprint blown up against a building on the sidewalk near the Squire Room downtown.
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This time last year, Redding residents could barely leave the house without hearing union arguments about how Redding's city councilors were "dictators" for pushing two November ballot measures that called for city workers to pick up a modest share of the cost of their retirement benefits.
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"Hey look, kids, there's Big Ben Parliament." Chevy Chase, as lovable-loser Clark W. Griswold in "National Lampoon's European Vacation," repeated that line over and over as he struggled to exit a giant roundabout in the heart of London.
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Guess who have been buying red-light camera companies recently: Wall Street investment banks. Goldman Sachs bought into ATS, the country's largest camera company, and sensing an opportunity two other Wall Street investment banks have spent three years trying to take over Redflex, the company running Redding's red-li
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Re: "Short-sighted change will wreck Y" ("Speak Your Piece," Thursday):
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When I went to school, I had two very good teachers, Mr. Rogers and Mr. Rhoades, who taught us that capitalism was good, because it perpetuated itself when applied the right way. How our economic system is supposed to work is that a business is founded and then it grows. The major profits are rolled back into the business,
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Regarding the city's recent grazing lease on wetlands next to Stillwater Business Park:
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I read Delores Sealander's letter (last Sunday) about traffic cameras and entrapment with interest. I have a comment, or story, too.
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The afternoon of Oct. 21, my husband lost his wallet. Within the hour Patrick Morehouse, a seventh-grader, called with the wonderful news that he had found the wallet. He and his friends, Noah Gutierrez, Ryan Mollin and Timothy Mosher, went through the wallet, found our phone number and called. The cash — almost $100
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The county supervisors are rightly calling attention to school and road funding in our rural areas.
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With the recent closure of the Prime 11 movie theater in Anderson, and the number of empty buildings in the Shasta Factory Outlets, it leads me to be curious as to why the Shasta County supervisors would feel compelled to desire a new shopping mall. The Shasta Factory Outlets shops will now suffer the lack of foot traffic t
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What's wrong with this picture?
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The 2011 Northern Section Masters swimming championships didn’t feature a dramatic come-from-behind finish like last year.
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The Foothill Cougars got a win on the road tonight by beating the Chico Panthers 51-20.
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WEED — Shasta College head football coach Craig Thompson used one word to describe Saturday afternoon’s game the Knights played against College of the Siskiyous: horrible.
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GOLF CAMP
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A 33-year-old Redding man was arrested early Saturday after nearly running over a California Highway Patrol officer who was on a traffic stop on Victor Avenue, the CHP reported.
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Redding likely will continue its red-light camera program at a time when many other cities are pulling the plug on theirs.
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A young Redding man who was behind the wheel during a 2010 one-car wreck that claimed the life of a Redding teenager has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, DUI and being an unlicensed driver.
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Calvin Ciapponi grew up in family of firefighters, so it was only natural he'd become one himself.
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The Sacramento Delta is an odd and interesting place, a sparsely populated region where farmers, fishermen and tourists co-mingle in the bars and restaurants, where eccentric characters seem to thrive amid a meandering maze of sloughs.
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It's now late October and the salmon are on the spawning runs in the top four rivers of the area: Sacramento, Feather, Trinity and Klamath.
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The Northern Section California Interscholastic Federation CIF has come out with its cross country rankings for 2011.
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Q: Is it legal to use noise suppressors (mistakenly called silencers) on rifles and handguns? I know that porting, venting, flash collars and muzzle brakes are OK to use at target ranges and while legally hunting in California. Can a noise suppressor that is attached to the front end of the barrel, or that slides over the f
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On a recent Thursday morning, Tom Reemts, 61, bends over to pick up the yields of one of his 30-odd walnut trees. His next-door neighbor, Sally, approaches with her collie. "If any strangers are around, we notice them," he says.
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Privatization would not save Redding much money and could wind up costing more in the long run, a trio of private consultants said.
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Residents of a Jones Valley-area neighborhood that has had impure water for decades soon will have a new water system now that Shasta County has awarded a $7.1 million contract to a local construction company to build it. "This is a big step," said Pat Minturn, Shasta County's Public Works director. "We're over all the main
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Gianna Heard, 11, dances with other students in the Millville Elementary School gymnasium Saturday evening to Michael Jackson’s hit “Thriller.”
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Another Division I game went down to the wire when Shasta upset Paradise 42-41 in overtime at Thompson Field on Friday.
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In 1911: Doubters as to the versatility of Shasta County's soil should go to the Oliver farm at the foot of Yuba Street where 100 fine tobacco plants were to be seen at their best, with samples to be had for rolling into a pipe. Samples of the leaves that matured almost within the city of Redding's gates were on dis
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Dear Babe: I have been collecting the Baseball Hall of Fame induction bats for decades. The bats are issued by the National Baseball Hall of Fame each year to honor each year's inductees. Each year, the HOF sells 500 during induction weekend; the other 500 are sold to a sold-out subscriber list. I've been a subscrib
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Last week I addressed safety-belt issues and in that column I made this tongue-in-cheek remark: "I have personally experienced the joy of transporting children on a long vehicle trip and the benefits of children's Benadryl."
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Saturday, Nov. 12th is the tour date. I have 15 seats left. We'll visit many historic places between Redding and Cottonwood that are all located along the Sacramento River. We'll travel in style on a luxurious bus and end...
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"We want to exclusively offer one-of-a-kind cakes and out-of-this-world cupcakes," said Wiley Saccheri, the cake artist at Sublime Cake Studio in Redding.
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We wash our face and hands to keep them clean and germ free. When it comes to our toothbrush, however, we merely rinse it, put it back in its holder and forget about it.
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The opportunity to capture your adorable kidlet trying his or her first taste of lemon only comes along once. If you're fast enough to capture that shot on your phone or camera, how do you share that priceless pucker with all your friends and family?
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I credit Halloween for my penchant for planning trips, a passion as strong as actually going on them.
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Karly Rider and Tom Vanderpool
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Jennifer Perry and Myles Flournoy
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Julie Snider and Patrick Bell
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Scott and Sharon Camp
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Troy Gerding knows his economic timing could not be worse.
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Let's face it. We live in stressful times. There are more pressures on business owners and employees alike.
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Too many times I have seen situations where aging parents get to the stage in life when they may need the help of their adult children. Most parents try to be self-reliant and if both are living they tend to rely on one another without the help of their children.
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My daughter Payton has always been a very sensitive and thoughtful girl.
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Dear Straight Talk: A friend almost got raped. We were at a club and she can be really insecure about guys so she was flirting to the max wearing 4-inch heels, short shorts, cleavage and tons of makeup. She went out to the parking lot with this guy and he apparently got rough with her. She returned really shook up and cryin
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Whew! I say the same thing this time every October, tuckered out and dragging bottom.
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When I was 40, my eye doctor asked if I was having difficulty reading small print.
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A standout from the current 96-page issue of Enjoy magazine. Cornerstone Community Bank's obviously trying to get a leg up on its competition. Sexist? Dunno. Certainly eye-catching and memorable....
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This is the house that was owned and occupied by only the pioneer Diestlhorst family. It once stood on the south side of the Sacramento River at the south end of the Diestelhorst Bridge (right about where the community garden...
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That is the question that that Op-Ed writer Margaret A. Bengs asks in the Bee this morning, but she doesn't seem actually interested in the answer so much as she is in making a rhetorical point. Here's how she opens:...
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Following a tip from commenter Emil and others, I caught Shasta College's production of "August: Osage County" last night. I'd been told it's the best show that Shasta College has produced in years, and it lives up to the hype....
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A 33-year-old Redding man was arrested early today after nearly running over a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop on Victor Avenue, the CHP reported.
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I think it starts with the pomegranates and pumpkins of October, but it's hard to put my finger on exactly. Something about this time of year begins a seasonal journey of tradition and ritual. Once it begins, it sort of carries me along - like a leaf bobbing along on the ripples sent out by [...]
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Temperatures will continue to drop during the next week and the Redding area could see rain by Thursday.
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taken from a documentary by a local producer, it will be comprehensive and hard hitting on the subject of the corrupt family court and "CFS" "CPS" cottage industrys of "Children for Sale".
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Mercy Medical Center Redding Hospice Services will host its annual Coping with the Holidays grief workshop.
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In 1911: Harry Hill sold his 30-horsepower Cartercar to George Sparks, proprietor of the Alta House. Hill had purchased an electric car, direct from the East, that was simpler for him to operate.
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The planned 10-day closure of parts of the Interstate 5 and Highway 44 interchange in Redding began at 10 p.m. Friday.
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To say the Wolves sent the Northern Section Division I playoff seeding into a frenzy would be an understatement.
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ANDERSON — The interdistrict football rivalry between West Valley and Anderson ended lopsided on Friday night, as the Eagles won with a dominating 56-7 victory over the Cubs.
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Momentum can be a dangerous thing for an opposing team.
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Californians are enduring a period of ruthless government austerity. The state is jacking up college tuition, turning loose felons, slashing health care for the poor, preparing to board up some of its prized historic sites.
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Two weeks ago I happened to be staying at a hotel in downtown Sacramento. At dusk my girlfriend and I took a stroll and we came across the nascent "Occupy Sacramento" movement, encamped in Cesar Chavez Plaza.
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I was born and raised in Redding, and have always been proud of it up until the last 18 years. My home has been broken into three times, a lot of personal items being stolen from me. I live in an old area of Redding but a nice one. I have been self-employed, worked hard for everything I own the last 50 years, and have crea
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I have a question for conservatives.
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Thank you for printing Sen. Doug LaMalfa's remarks about the latest liberal flogging of the industrial/automotive emissions reality in the Sunday editorial, "Cap-and-trade is a high-stakes bet on state's future."
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KIXE and the Carey Brothers are teaming up with a dozen local subcontractors and Restoration Construction Company of Redding to renovate KIXE’s station in downtown Redding. The progress will be documented for the show On the House but viewers can get a sneak peak during a live If You Build It They Will Come pledge [...]
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SHASTA LAKE — Corning High's football team didn't attempt a single pass Friday night, but the Cardinals didn't need to.
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A Redding woman convicted last month of felony animal cruelty for kicking and stomping a neighbor's dog to death last year was sentenced Friday to a year in jail and placed on probation for three years.
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Detectives Friday headed to the hometown of a 42-year-old Medford, Ore., man to try to find out why he allegedly fired at officers with an assault rifle after leading them on a 90-mph chase from the Oregon border to Castella.
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A pair of former California Highway Patrol officers said the hours of delays and detours motorists faced Thursday on Interstate 5 in Redding were expected given the size and scope of an investigation into a police shooting that closed both sides of the freeway.
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After four years of plummeting numbers, the Sacramento River fall salmon run appears to be rebounding this year.
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Q. Do you believe it's OK to celebrate Halloween? Why or why not?
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Two north state banks reported earnings increases Friday.
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The criminal trial of a Redding man accused of throwing the fatal punch that killed Adam Martinez in a Redding nightclub two years ago may begin next week.
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Redding Police Chief Peter Hansen said in a news release Friday that he has fired an officer arrested in August on suspicion of driving a patrol car while drunk.
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Revised rules for septic tanks got mixed reviews Friday during an afternoon workshop in Redding.
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Don't let your heritage or the fact you have two left feet keep you away.
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Have you been waiting for the chance to clean out your medicine cabinet and dispose of your expired and unused medication? Your wait is over! On Saturday, October 29th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Redding Police Department, Shasta County Sheriffs Office, Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency and the Drug Enforcement
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1) Focus on the FUN – Shift the attention away from the candy and onto the costume. Hold a costume contest for the neighborhood. From Scariest, to Cutest to Funniest, each kid can win a title. Make the grand prize a fun activity like jump ropes, kick-balls, chalk and other outdoor activities. 2) Trick or [...]
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As families prepare for what has become an increasingly popular holiday, CAL FIRE would like to remind everyone to take a few simple safety precautions in order to ensure a fun and safe Halloween. For kids, Halloween is an exciting holiday, but if precautions are not taken, scary things can happen. Candle decorations combin
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Mercy Medical Center Redding Hospice Services will be hosting the annual “Coping with the Holidays” Grief Workshop. The public is invited to attend this free evening of support and guidance. The holidays can be a difficult time for individuals that have experienced the passing of a family member or friend. This workshop
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The Oregonian ran an interesting story last week about the latest study to try to tease out the climate effects of increasing biomass power production -- a question that is very much of local relevance. In a four-year study OSU...
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I suspect most north state political junkies are expecting the race for the new District 1 Assembly seat to come down to a contest between Assemblyman Dan Logue and Redding City Councilor Rick Bosetti. Funny thing, though, they don't have...
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The planned 10-day closure of parts of the Interstate 5 and Highway 44 interchange in Redding starts 10 p.m. today.
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This will be a comprehensive look at the Family court and "CFS" crisis we have been talking about, the creator is one Alan Ernesto Phillips; who is also a victim of the "children for sale" cottage industry run by court officials.
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Background details are murky this afternoon in the case of a 42-year-old Medford, Ore., man who was shot and wounded Thursday by officers who said he led them on a 90-mph chase from the Oregon border to Castella.
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Tehama County deputies arrested four men Thursday after finding hundreds of pounds of marijuana on rural northern county property.
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Hope you're all doing well and enjoying fall (or spring, for some of you). And how about that snow on the East Coast in October? shesingsnow says the day of the month the first snow falls on tells how many snows
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The mystery house was the home of the Diestelhorst family and the one and only guesser was the winner - Brad Dupre! Congratulations Brad. Brad wins two great prizes, a $10 gift certificate to purchase anything at River City Java...
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Maybe not. An astute commenter on this morning's post points to a case out of Napa County where a judge ruled that the "cost neutrality" clause in Redflex's contract with the city of Napa -- seemingly identical to Redding's contract...
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Red Bluff police arrested a 38-year-old man who allegedly shot a flare gun into a home and caused a small fire.
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A pair of former California Highway Patrol officers said the hours of delays and detours motorists faced Thursday on Interstate 5 in Redding were expected given the size and scope of an investigation into a police shooting that closed both sides of the freeway.
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The Mount Shasta Veterinary Hospital has released the police dog wounded in a firefight Thursday.
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By an interesting coincidence, the recent burst of discussion of red-light cameras and a new report from the California Public Interest Research Group come just as the Redding City Council is set to discuss its contract with Redflex at Tuesday's...
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Hey, every congressional campaign needs a jingle. Here's Col. Pete's....
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The apples on my backyard trees have had great flavor this year, but they're all green. Is this typical for Redding?
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Gregg and Barbara Nakao remodeled their 26-year-old home to make it more contemporary. The decor is minimalist with Asian influences. The yard features a koi pond, tea house-inspired art studio, bonsai trees, Japanese maples and bamboo. The home will be featured on the 2011 AAUW Home Tour Nov. 5.
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Concrete stain is a simple way to refresh bricks in a fireplace surround.
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The best way to protect flowering bulbs from deer or rodents is to plant bulbs they don’t like. Bulbs unlikely to be bothered include narcissus, hyacinth, allium, anemone, scilla, snowdrop and muscari grape hyacinth. Source: Netherland Bulb Company
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What pioneer family lived here? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java plus an award certificate with your name...
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We are sometimes asked if we’ve seen the real estate market “bottom.” Our crystal ball is cloudy, but for years now we have felt safe predicting that we will bounce along the ostensible bottom for some time. This revealing chart from the California Association of Realtors bears that out.
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The Redding Police Department has fired an officer arrested in August on suspicion of driving a patrol car while drunk.
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Alerted yesterday by a Facebook update from Bruce Ross (seen below), we attended the Celebrity Soup Kitchen event to help disadvantaged seniors pay utility bills this winter. Lots of local celebrities serving locally made delicious
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A 75-year-old Paradise man was treated Thursday for minor hypothermia at St. E.lizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff after he and two others were thrown out their fishing boat and into the Sacramento River when it capsized after hitting a tree snag.
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Emergency personnel are being sent this morning to a reported traffic accident involving a white van and a semi-truck on Highway 299 near Ingot.
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This one looked familiar. Oh yeah, this
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I'll admit, I don't quite understand the fascination with Halloween.I mean, as a child I participated, and as an adult I've been to parties (once I dressed up as a Corporate MoFo - I just wore my best suit and had pink slips of paper in the breast pocket, which I gave out - and won a prize), but I don't get the whole
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Police were sent this morning to a possible shooting in south Redding, but the report later turned out to be unfounded.
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It’s shaping up to be a pretty nice weekend in Redding, forecasters with the National Weather Service say. Today’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 74 degrees, while Saturday and Sunday should be mostly sunny with a high near 78 on both days. The forecast for Monday and Tuesday calls for
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Shasta County’s three law enforcement agencies on Thursday unveiled an online reporting  option for low-level crimes that is designed to speed up service while giving officers more time to deal with more serious crimes. The system, provided by a San Ramon-based software company called Coplogic, is intended  to accept r
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In June, Jon Lewis wrote that True West was “One of the most captivating performances he’s seen in 25-plus years of watching, reviewing and writing about local theater”. Now the producers of True West are proud to present August Strindberg's Miss Julie directed by Hillary Rogerson and starring Stephen Kline, Samantha
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Shasta High School Band and Orchestra House of Horrors
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Agency: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
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Music at Vintner's Cellar
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A 20-year-old transient originally charged with arson for setting the April 7 fire that gutted a building at the former King Richard's Auto Dealership in Redding pleaded no contest Thursday to a lesser charge in exchange for probation.
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The Wolves finally get a break from the brutal Eastern Athletic League North gauntlet that features four playoff-bound teams in Division I.
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ANDERSON — The Cubs will have to wait at least one more week to find out whether they will make their first postseason appearance since 2007.
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The NSCIF Division I swimming championships wrapped up Thursday with Chico finishing first on the girls' side, followed in order by Pleasant Valley, Shasta, Red Bluff, Foothill, Paradise and Enterprise high schools.
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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The Sacramento Bee reports that Sacramento International Airport this week became the latest to employ new, “nonintrusive” body-scanning machines at security checkpoints — walk-through booths designed to foil terrorists without irking passengers.
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In a move to free up officers so they focus on more serious crimes, the Redding and Anderson police departments and the Shasta County Sheriff's Office have teamed up to launch an easy-to-use computer system that will allow nonemergency crime victims to file police reports online.
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Ten children lie on the ground in tattered clothing and ashen gray makeup as a crowd of elementary students surrounds them. A wolf howls, accompanied by a slow, methodic beat, and the children arise, twitching slightly until a quick melody erupts from a speaker.
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Jill Broughton was the first person to touch the little paint horse.
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A longtime Redding minister turned 83 years old today, and family members — including two younger generations of clergymen — came from across the country to honor him and celebrate his life.
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The Shasta Estates retirement community is having a brunch Sunday with live music to support the Outward Bound for Veterans program.
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In 1911: John Perry was suing George and Sophroni Elderton because he claimed they "salted" the Yellow Jacket, Blecher and Wild Cat quartz claims before they sold the claims to him. Perry alleged the Eldertons said they extracted $350 in gold from the claims, but had in fact taken out only $8 worth of gold.
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SHASTA LAKE — A Shasta Lake teenager suspected of burglarizing dozens of cars and garages while sheriff's deputies were busy during an officer-involved shooting was caught red-handed — literally.
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Some outstanding prep football games have highlighted the fall sports scene so far in the Northern Section.
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Those who knew a 26-year-old Redding man shot and killed by a Shasta County sheriff's deputy Tuesday night describe him as a nice man, a good father and a hard worker whose life fell into an abyss of crime and violence because of his addiction to methamphetamine.
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Laptops Only in Redding recently earned a vendor rating with the Association of Computer Repair Business Owners.
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CASTELLA — Six California Highway Patrol officers and a Shasta County sheriff's deputy exchanged gunfire with a man who fired an assault rifle at them, wounding him in the middle of Interstate 5 on Thursday afternoon near Castle Crags State Park.
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He might be making life more difficult for Shasta County's Public Works Department, but the owner of property along Old Alturas Road who has balked at selling a sliver of land to make room for new bike lanes is certainly well within his rights.
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You've got your Mexican standoff, your Russian roulette, your Chinese water torture. And now, your Libyan crossfire. That's when a pistol is applied to the head and a bullet crosses from one temple to the other.
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Reading "Intruder shooting appears justified" made me do some thinking. It's better to be tried by 12 than carried by six.
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Grand opera! Do you have an interest in opera, or want to find out whether you do? Don't miss the theater showing of the New York Metropolitan live telecast in high definition this Saturday of Mozart's Don Giovanni (Don Juan).
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Once again our cities are experiencing demonstrations from lefty losers who are demanding more of what others have earned.
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I saw "August: Osage County." You should too. It's funny, sad, and entertaining. It's about a dysfunctional family with more problems than you can count and the biting wit to express these dissatisfactions. It's playing again this weekend —tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Shasta College.
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The weather may be warm but it's definitely fall outside. With cool evenings, sitting outdoors doesn't seem so appealing.
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You've got your Mexican standoff, your Russian roulette, your Chinese water torture. And now, your Libyan crossfire. That's when a pistol is applied to the head and a bullet crosses from one temple to the other.
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He might be making life more difficult for Shasta County's Public Works Department, but the owner of property along Old Alturas Road who has balked at selling a sliver of land to make room for new bike lanes is certainly well within his rights.
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Wes Breese, Redding
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Richard Yoder, Redding
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SHASTA LAKE — A Shasta Lake teenager suspected of burglarizing dozens of cars and garages while sheriff’s deputies were busy during an officer-involved shooting was caught red-handed.
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1. Nash Ranch Pumpkin Patch 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. through October, 10925 Old Oregon Trail in Redding. Feature acres of pumpkin patch, corn maze, train rides, pony rides, air pillow obstacle bounce house and slide, farm animal petting zoo, little kids’ play area, straw bale maze and much more. Free admission; $2 per-car
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Growing up, art was not really a part of DonnaLee Mattson's life. She lived in small towns with little exposure to other than local art. It was not until a friend gave her some of her deceased father's art material that she tried her hand at it. Since taking a few classes, Mattson went full force, creating pieces that are r
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It’s just 30 miles and 40 minutes away, but Lewiston feels like another time – a quaint, sleepy turn-of-the-20th century village on the Trinity River, a world-class mecca for fly fishermen angling for salmon and steelhead, for hikers and antique collectors, or for photographers shooting autumn leaves.
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“Renters are the next Mortgage Crisis.” That’s the premise of this thoughtful article in Forbes. The recent bad press over homeowners
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Boredom — often synonymous with monotony, droll ditherings, the same old, and their ilk — is an affliction fogging the perceptions of many a north state resident. Don’t let it happen to you. For a night out of the routine, head to the Casino Club, and stop by Monroe’s on your way to the tables.
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Those who knew a 26-year-old Redding man shot and killed by a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy Tuesday night describe him as a nice man, a good father and a hard worker whose life fell into an abyss of crime and violence because of his addiction to methamphetamine.
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Looking to let ’er rip on All Hallows’ Eve? Good news: Halloween revelers have plenty of options in the Redding area, and they include scaring up a little history on a guided tour of the Redding Cemetery, rocking out at the Power 94 Power Ball, soaking up some live music at an old-timey barn dance or getting their frigh
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Celebrity Soup Kitchen's back tonight at the Yuba Street Veterans Hall. Always a great event. Great food, great music, great cause. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and it runs till 8. Some of the favorites tend to run out, so...
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CASTELLA -- A Shasta County sheriff’s deputy and three California Highway Patrol officers shot a man who fired a rifle at them, wounding the suspect in the middle of Interstate 5 this afternoon near Castle Crags State Park.
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It's almost time for another exciting history tour - Saturday, November 12th. This tour will cover all the historic places and things along the Sacramento River from Redding south to the county line at Cottonwood. There's lots to see and...
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Way back in 1885, before Palo Cedro was established, the Roberts Post Office was established replacing the previous Albertson Post Office. It was named to honor pioneer schoolteacher B. F. Roberts. In 1891, Palo Cedro was established when T.W.H. Shanahan...
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A 20-year-old transient originally charged with arson for setting the April 7 fire that gutted a building at the former King Richard’s Auto Dealership in Redding pleaded no contest this morning to a lesser charge in exchange for probation.
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The company that has recently been in the news for scamming people out of millions of dollars happened to call our office numerous times trying to solicit the owner. I may have been born at night but not last night. Here are the calls from the fraudulent Gold Bullion Company. Enjoy. swfobject.registerObject("ssg_gplayer_obj
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Redding residents can expect sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid-70s through Wednesday, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Sunny skies and a high temperature near 74 are predicted for today and Friday, while Saturday’s high should be near 76 degrees. The forecast for Sunday calls for
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A regular meeting of the Shasta County Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (MHADAB) will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at 5:15 p.m., at the Shasta County Mae Helene Bacon Boggs Conference Center, 2420 Breslauer Way, Redding, California. The MHADAB functions pursuant to the Ralph M. Brown Act (Govt. Code
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Why do opinion polls give the U.S. Congress the lowest approval rating on record? You could easily point to trillion-dollar deficits, serial budget deadlocks and the failure to do anything tangible to help the jobless millions get back to work.
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Rick Perry should have backed off. Instead, he doubled down, and in a way that was doubly illuminating — about Perry himself and the degraded state of modern politics.
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The "Y" currently has 9,000 members and a $3 million budget. It also has a good credit rating, based on its real property and a happy member base. All of this is being put at risk by the expansion plan approved by the current board and its proponent, CEO Al Boren. This plan calls for the conversion of one of the two
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This is an article on the different Smartphone operating systems available.
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A man accused of allowing his sister to beat a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in 2009 had no idea the child had suffered such horrific injuries, his public defender told jurors on the opening day of his trial Wednesday.
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An economy running on fumes, smaller profits and the competitive retail gas market in Shasta County are driving some service station owners to sell.
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Design work for street improvements near Volonte Park in Anderson are among the north state projects that received more than $650,000 in federal funds.
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A Shasta County sheriff's deputy was wounded, and a felon was killed Tuesday night in a "deadly struggle" after the suspect beat the deputy with his own baton and tried to take his pistol while the two grappled along Interstate 5 in north Redding.
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Anderson City Manager Dana Shigley is leaving to become top administrator in the San Francisco Bay Area town of American Canyon.
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Rachel Sumption is a 17-year-old Shasta High School student who plays in the band, sings with the madrigal choir and Tuesday night pleaded with a judge and jury to show clemency to her client.
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The planned 10-day closure of parts of the Interstate 5 and Highway 44 interchange in Redding has been rescheduled for 10 p.m. Friday, California Department of Transportation officials said.
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The West Valley girls swim team captured its fourth straight Division 2 championship Wednesday by winning three individual events and two relays.
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In 1911: Shasta merchant Charles Litsch fell from his delivery wagon as he was starting to take out a purchase. He broke his collarbone and tore ligaments in his neck. Litsch couldn't account for just how the accident happened, but it probably was due to the sudden start of his horse.
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I-Ting Chiang has an eye for beauty.
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Tuesday night's fatal shooting was the ninth time in less than two years an officer or a sheriff's deputy has fired a gun in the line of duty, an unusually high number that troubles law enforcement leaders in Shasta County.
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The Federal Technology Center is presenting two free seminars in the north state.
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A Red Bluff woman who was found dead Monday was the victim of domestic violence one day earlier, though police haven’t found any evidence that caused her death, Red Bluff police said.
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A CCW? Well it might be something you may like to consider.
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Benton Dog Park is having a Halloween party at the park, it will be a lot of fun! Come out and see what's happening at the park...
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Come hear the entire book of Revelation spoken from memory!
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Redding Riptide Girls Softball 18U grab 3rd place at prestigious Jackson Academy College Showcase Preview Tournament in Roseville. Team features athletes from 7 area high schools including Mt. Shasta, Enterprise, Shasta, Foothill, U-Prep, West Valley and Paradise. Rugged battles spanned two days, playing six games (42 inn
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Cruise Night, Sat., Nov. 5, in Weaverville, the Main Street Gallery will open its month-long show featuring local watercolor artists, Kim Burditt, Maria Cargill, Terri Hazeleur, and Ann Jordan in November. These close friends paint together weekly and call their group “Artists and Friends” who inspire and motivate each
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- and O- blood.
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Shasta County's population has a high concentration of seniors, so it is no wonder there is a wide network of support systems in place to address their health care needs.
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Every third Thursday of the month, the Love Lounge comes to life at a different spot in downtown Redding each month.
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The planned 10-day closure of parts of the Interstate 5 and Highway 44 interchange in Redding has been rescheduled for 10 p.m. Friday, California Department of Transportation officials said today.
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Division I has seen the most change so far in the latest Northern Section Prep Football Media Poll and change is expected to continue as top games are remaining this season.
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An alert colleague points out that I have been outed as a member of the Facebook conspiracy against Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero. Seriously, check it out. Just for the record, I'll "friend" on Facebook just about anyone whom...
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From the Reading Independent newspaper of 4-1-1880: "The bill introduced by Mr. J.S.P. Bass January 19, 1880 changing the spelling of Reading to Redding has passed both houses and only requires the signature of the governor." From the Redding Independent...
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area officials are conducting prescribed burn today that's sent a column of smoke up west of Redding.
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The public defender representing a 24-year-old Cottonwood-area man accused of allowing his sister to beat without mercy a 7-year-old boy nearly to death in 2009 and then trying to keep out two sheriff’s deputies and a social worker who came to check on boy’s welfare told a Shasta County jury today that her client was un
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Today's article about a proposed conservation easement on Roseburg property in remote northeastern Siskiyou County reminded me of this column, published in July by CalWatchdog's Steven Greenhut --- especially when I read this paragraph: Arne Hultgren, Roseburg's California resources manager,...
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Anderson Mayor Norma Comnick and City Manager Dana Shigley announced this morning that Shigley has been offered, and has accepted, the city manager position in the City of American Canyon, California. Shigley said, "I am honored that the American Canyon City Council has selected me to be their next City Manager. My husband
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On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 at 10:05 pm a Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation on a 1991 Toyota pick up in the area of Cascade Boulevard and Oasis Road. As the driver slowed to a stop, a passenger exited the vehicle and ran south towards Interstate 5. The [...]
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We may have just left the hot weather behind, but community members like Jean Wilson, member of the Older Adult Policy Council and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), have already started assembling their raffle baskets to donate to the 10th Annual Celebrity Soup Kitchen. The Celebrity Soup Kitchen will take
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Dan Lungren, one-time California attorney general and for the moment a congressman representing the Sacramento suburbs, broke ranks with Republicans in opposing a bill that would require states to recognize other states' concealed-weapons permits, reports the Bee. His logic is...
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From Bloomberg via the Chron: Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Jean Keller earned $269,810 last year working as a nurse at a men's prison on California's central coast by tripling her regular pay with overtime hours. Keller got more overtime in...
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Commenter emil shue emerges from hiding to share an optimistic take on the American economy from a columnist for Britian's Daily Telegraph, arguing that --- whatever happened in the past decade or two -- the trends in energy and manufacturing...
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Interiors of my apple.
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"Nothing we do in Congress is easy." So says the north state's own Rep. Wally Herger, in a Washington Post story about a tax bill sponsored by the congressman that has universal support but still cannot pass. Republicans support the...
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ANDERSON - Anderson City Manager Dana Shigley is leaving to become the city manager in American Canyon, city officials announced this morning
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A 41-year-old Tehama County man has been sentenced to four years in prison in connection with an August stabbing, Tehama County prosecutors said this morning.
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BELLA VISTA - Emergency crews are being sent this morning to a reported traffic accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Dry Creek Road near Highway 299.
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We like Shasta View Gardens. Terrific for investors or average homebuyers, these are cluster homes. A pocket park instead of big yards. Shared driveways. Modern construction incl
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“Forget stocks. Don’t bet on gold. After four years of plunging home prices, the most attractive asset class in America is housing.” So says a slide from a recent presentation by Leslie Appleton-Young, Chief Economist for the California Association of Realtors. Sounds plausible. Below is her summary of the Cali
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Sunny skies, gusty winds and a high temperature near 70 degrees are in Redding’s weather forecast for today. A north wind should be between 11 to 14 mph with gusts as high as 23 mph, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight’s low will be around 45 degrees. Thursday should see sunny skies
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TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — Salmon fishing continued to be very good for both dark and bright Chinook, but anglers were constrained to backtroll plugs because of the large number of smolts hanging around.
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A driver suspected of drunken driving while talking on his cell phone ran a stop light and collided with a car in downtown Redding on Tuesday night, police said.
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Last week was my second time to do a cooking demonstration for the annual Octuberfest, hosted by and benefiting the People of Progress, affectionately known here in the North State as P.O.P. For my first Octuberfest cooking demo I kept with P.O.P.'s tuber topic and prepared potato latkes. This was back when I did a lot
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Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) North State Hospitals, Mercy Medical Center Redding and St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff are partnering to bring the communities of the North State two free evenings of orthopedic education presented by local physicians and surgeons. On November 8, 2011 plan to meet D. Brad Jones,
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Redding has never been a rich town, but three full years into the "Great Recession" it is increasingly hard to miss the signs of profound need.
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Back in the 1920s, the intelligentsia on both sides of the Atlantic were loudly protesting the execution of political radicals Sacco and Vanzetti, after what they claimed was an unfair trial. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote to his young leftist friend Harold Laski, pointing out that there were "a thous
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If I chew my food more thoroughly, will that help with my diet? One tactic some dieters use to shed pounds is chewing. They chomp each bite as many as 50 times before swallowing. Is chewing a legitimate way to shed pounds? We'll delve into this longtime dieting strategy.
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When Michele Bachmann declared that Congress had given president Obama a $1.2 trillion blank check when the debt limit agreement passed, I decided that I should think about what is really going on.
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Just who are these folks who are setting up these "Occupy Wall Street" camps? Their signs, slogans and rhetoric all sound the same.
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As I see it, the responsible productive class of working Americans is shrinking. The reason is that there are fewer manufacturing jobs available. The government and the unions have driven these private-sector jobs out of the country. We are in trouble because the public sector, let alone the welfare state, cannot exist with
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About 8,000 acres of private forest straddling Siskiyou and Shasta counties may soon be set aside for public use and wildlife protection.
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Eleven north state teachers are in the running for the regional Educator of the Year award that will send one of them to the statewide competition in 2012.
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Shasta County officials have spent more than three years, $10,000 and have filed an eminent domain suit trying to acquire a $3,600 piece of property they want to complete a bike path connecting Shasta College with Redding neighborhoods.
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The question is a simple one, yet it has many answers. Who is the best quarterback in the Northern Section?
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Criminal charges will be dropped against a 46-year-old man arrested in August for shooting another man in the Montgomery Creek area in an apparent dispute over a marijuana grow, the Shasta County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
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Shasta rebounds from first EAL loss to beat Enterprise
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Opening statements in Gregory Matthew Limon's trial are scheduled to begin today.
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The University Prep volleyball team squeezed out a five-set road win against Liberty Christian 23-25, 25-16, 26-28, 26-24, 15-8 to stay unbeaten in Tri-Cities League play Tuesday.
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A shooting was reported tonight at Oasis Road on Interstate 5 that possibly involved a Shasta County sheriff's deputy and another person following a traffic stop.
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A comprehensive seminar series offered by State Compensation Insurance Fund will show employers innovative approaches to construction safety.
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A six-man, six-woman jury was selected today in the case of a 24-year-old Cottonwood-area man accused of allowing his sister to beat a 7-year-old boy nearly to death and then trying to keep out officials who came to check on the boy.
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That is the tour bus, the Dog Creek Bridge, the railroad tracks, and Fender's Ferry Bridge across the Sacramento River. The photo was taken last Saturday, Oct. 12th on my historical trip through the Sacramento River Canyon. We hit a...
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Criminal charges will be dismissed against a 46-year-old man arrested in August for shooting another man in the Montgomery Creek area in an apparent dispute over a marijuana grow, the Shasta County district attorney’s office announced today.
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Letter writer Kent Snider had his tongue planted firmly in his cheek -- or that was my impression -- when he recently wrote that if the medical-marijuana industry wanted legitimacy, it needed (among other steps) to hire lobbyists and union...
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Unsurprisingly, the early voting in this poll on worries about crime favors the worriers --- and heck, I wrote the hand-wringing editorial, so I can certainly understand the sentiment. But perhaps it's a healthy tonic in these troubled times to...
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Great commercial, despite some wooden dialogue and acting....
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I think I have just enough room in my backyard for this set up. I just have to figure out how to get the wife on board.Randall, I will needs some strong metal poles and bungee cord.
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A 19-year-old Redding man arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and marijuana was injured early this morning when his sport utility vehicle veered off Churn Creek Road and slammed into a power pole, snapping it off at its base, police said.
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Time for a Fiction in 58, since I haven’t challenged myself in forever. By the way, I recently went over 100,000 unique viewers to this blog of mine. Cool.AnniversaryThe shower has seats, he’s never understood why, but today he doesn’t question. He’s sitting under the hot flow, head be
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Sunny skies, a high near 72 degrees and breezy winds are in Redding’s weather forecast for today, meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. North, northwest winds should be between 10 to 14 mph and tonight’s low is expected to be around 47 degrees. Wednesday’s forecast calls for sunny skies a
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Meet the red rabbit. This 56-foot-long aluminum sculpture by Denver artist Lawrence Argent is a centerpiece of the Sacramento airport’s new $1 billion terminal, which opened Oct. 6. According to the Associated Press, its looming presence has already inspired the nickname “the Hare-port.” The rabbit – who is leaping
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It's not a conspiracy but the simple arithmetic of democracy: The political voice of California's big-city voters often drowns out that of rural residents.
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For the first time since voters OK'd more than $9 billion worth of bonds to pay for a high-speed rail system linking California's major metropolitan areas, it appears the commission charged with building that system is getting realistic.
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The Tea Party/Republicans want less government spending and intervention, except for the millions we've requested and received here in Shasta County
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Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehama and Trinity counties will lose critical federal funding to keep our schools open and roads paved unless the federal government reauthorizes its decades-long commitment to communities with federal forest land.
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If we hold elections on Halloween, voters can dress up as elephants, donkeys, Uncle or Auntie Sams.
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Despite reports to the contrary, Chevys Fresh Mex in Redding is not closing.
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This winter looks cool and soggy in the north state, federal forecasters said.
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Prime 11 Cinemas in the Shasta Outlets abruptly shut its doors Sunday, nearly two weeks after the theater received an eviction notice from the shopping center's owner for being more than $70,000 behind in its rent.
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A Tehama County man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of residential burglary after sheriff's deputies said they found him carrying a stolen handgun.
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Harry Peppel of Redding recently received his 50-year pin from the Carpenters Union Local 1599.
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Patriot and Liberty are back in Redding.
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When Ben Maertens, 17, first learned of his school's production of Irving Berlin's "White Christmas," he wanted to join in as a minor character — after all, he was on the Redding Christian School's swimming team.
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Last year, funding cuts meant the end of Dawn Suttmoeller's job as education coordinator at KIXE.
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Local gun-shop owners and firearms instructors say their business is growing briskly in the wake of a massive, statewide prisoner release, law enforcement cutbacks and a trio of cases in which burglars targeted the homes of random Anderson and Redding women while they were inside.
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The end of October means playoff time is right around the corner for most fall sports. Others, such as girls golf and girls tennis, are in the midst of postseason competition this week, while swimming wraps up its season with the Northern Section Masters on Saturday.
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Shasta High School's girls tennis player Michaela Dyson beat Foothill's Rylee Theodore in two sets to claim the Eastern Athletic League singles championship in Chico on Monday.
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Kin Bates of Anderson earned a world championship and his fifth national title in the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series A/fuel competition with his victory Sunday at Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield.
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I've developed a reasonably thick skin when it comes to criticism of the Record Searchlight over the years. I figure, hey, we dish it out -- and we ought to be able to take it. But this comment from reader...
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California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection officials are reporting a fully involved cabin in the Shingletown area tonight.
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Don Farrell, Redding
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It's not a conspiracy but the simple arithmetic of democracy: The political voice of California's big-city voters often drowns out that of rural residents.
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Siskiyou, Shasta, Tehama and Trinity counties will lose critical federal funding to keep our schools open and roads paved unless the federal government reauthorizes its decades-long commitment to communities with federal forest land.
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For the first time since voters OK'd more than $9 billion worth of bonds to pay for a high-speed rail system linking California's major metropolitan areas, it appears the commission charged with building that system is getting realistic.
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John P. Schafer, ReddingTRICK OR TREAT: If we hold elections on Halloween, voters can dress up as elephants, donkeys, Uncle or Auntie Sams; and election results can be trick or treat.
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Progress is inching along on Trinidad Pier. The big crane in the photo is sitting right on top of the old pier and moving along as it drives new metal piers through a hole cut into the pier into...
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Is the state's 11.9 percent unemployment a cause for celebration? Um, no. But the Chronicle reports that, starting from an awful recession low, things are picking up in California: "While these results only begin to recover the jobs lost during...
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Here’s our newest listing. This large home sits on an oak shaded .79 acre parcel in southwest Redding. It has a nice pool and a spa. The main house is a 2335 sqft 3/2, but has a large addition not counted in the footage. That&#
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Well, strictly speaking it was posted yesterday, but "cuppa.chat's" memory from the old Doc's Skyroom is a keeper: One afternoon I was sitting in Doc's and a taxi cab driver walked in, looked around and went back out. He returned...
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Anderson’s only movie theater is closed. Prime 11 Cinemas in the Shasta Outlets abruptly shut its doors Sunday, nearly two weeks after the theater received an eviction notice from the shopping center’s owner for being more than $70,000 behind in its rent.
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Hogtown, Potato Hill, Poverty Flat, Roaring River, Fleaville, Dog Town and Buzzard Roost are just a few. We've had some doozies over the years. To find out why these places were given those unusual names, you'll have to read the...
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The top spot in the top three volleyball divisions all belonged to local teams when the first edition of the Northern Section playoff points were released Sunday.
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A Tehama County man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of residential burglary after sheriff’s deputies said they found him to be in possession of a stolen handgun
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The road to the Northern Section Division I football championship appears to again run through Paradise. The Paradise High School football team sits atop the D-I standings after the first set of playoff points were released by the Northern Section office Sunday.
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Boo! Yeah, this one looks scary. Lately, Halloween seems to stretch out into a month long party, or at least a month long retail sale. In that light, it isn’t at all too soon
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RED BLUFF - Two Red Bluff woman were arrested Sunday night on drug-related charges after sheriff’s deputies said they found methamphetamine inside their sedan that was parked in a residential area on Knob Hill Place.
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When properly placed, mature trees can reduce the interior temperature of a building by as much as 20 degrees, reducing summer cooling costs by 25 to 40 percent. Limiting the sun that shines directly on an air conditioner will keep it cooler and running more efficiently and result in lower utility bills. Source: River-Frie
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This just sucks. I just saw The Big Year at this movie theater. I wish I had know they were closing it would have been nice to see one last movie there. So many great memories at this theater. You will be missed Prime 11 Cinemas. We regret to inform you that Prime 11 Cinemas [...]
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National Weather Service in Sacramento. A north wind between 5 to 8 mph is expected, but the wind should later become calm. Tonight's low will be around 49 degrees. Sunny skies with a high temperature near 72 and a north wind around 11 mph are forecast for Tuesday. Wednesday should see sunny skies with a high near 71, while
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Here's a OneWord I pounded out - before coffee even. Feels good to be back.AwakeningOnce bitten, he waited for the awakening. He sat there on a crusty couch, in a dented trailer in a park that didn’t even have paved roads. Dust would rise up and coat e
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Mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 76 degrees are in Redding's weather forecast for today, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. A north wind between 5 to 8 mph is also expected, but the wind should later become calm. Tonight's low should be around 49. Tuesday's forecast calls for sunn
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For the entire month of October, the Artesan Dance Company will be working alongside the West Valley dance students and will be learning original choreography by Artesan's Director and West Valley alumna, Summer Odell. The month of training will culminate in 3 performances for the community at West Valley's Performing Arts
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The Redding Library and KIXE join forces for the 4th Annual “A Day of Literacy & Play!” to celebrate National Family Literacy Day. This event combines fun with information about habits that promote literacy skills and healthy lifestyles. Activities include face painting, crafts, games and our signature Book Walk. To
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Even Redding residents who don't think they know Daniel Smith, 35, of Redding; probably do. Most of us recognize the man with the strawberry blond hair, a wide smile and bright blue eyes; neck stretched taut and face tilted skyward, a byproduct of his cerebral palsy. Smith's disability rules out driving, and it's on
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The Friday morning shooting of an intruder by a 66-year-old south Redding woman is the kind of awful incident that could have just as easily happened last month, last year or a decade ago, and nobody might have given it much thought beyond being thankful the law-abiding citizen was the one who lived to tell police what happ
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Demonstrations that began on Wall Street last month have spread to cities large and small, drawing crowds from 100 people to thousands. They address real grievances. Most Americans, when polled, agree that the two sources of our economic problems are Wall Street and Congress. The tea parties have focused their attention on
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Septic systems, or onsite wastewater treatment systems, make a modern, rural lifestyle possible.
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It was 4 a.m., and a stranger was trying to break into Donna Hopper's house.
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The North Valley Rapids 12U girls fastpitch team took first place at the National Softball Association's Fall Classic held over the weekend at Big League Dreams in Redding.
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Tied 27-27 with seconds left in Saturday night's football game, Shasta Knights' kicker Manny Alcazar-Contreras put up an 18-yard field goal to defeat the College of the Redwoods Corsairs.
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Anticipating Jessie Ashley's return from the bathroom, the bartender watched in the mirror across the room for the door to open. Nicole Radunich helped Ashley back down the hallway.
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In 1911: Two bicycle thieves, making their getaway on a single wheel, were overhauled and arrested in Cottonwood by Constable Martin. Had not the stolen bicycle been groaning under its double weight and the one pair of legs at the throttle been tired, the two might have sped out of sight or been subjected to pistol shots to
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Revised rules for septic tanks are drawing guarded praise from some local leaders who three years ago ripped the proposed regulations as excessive.
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Up to 25 young horses are going up for adoption Saturday at the Wild Horse Sanctuary near Shingletown.
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Hands down, it was a roaring success. Everyone went home with their heads full of newly learned history and a stomach full of homemade cookies! It never could have happened without the help of a great group of people who...
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A very wise man once told me that the true emotion of happiness was quite different than the feeling of happiness.Of course, I was paying him $175 an hour at the time (insurance pro-rated) to get my mind “right.”My mother had just died, my marriage was crumbling, my career was suffering (fools, or a foolish
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...a saloon owner tells you, as one did me last week, that the tip jar for the band is full not of singles but of "fives, tens and twenties" -- as well as the odd "bud."...
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Today's high temperature for Redding should be an even 80 degrees, though forecasters are predicting that temperatures will go down to the low 70s by Tuesday. The low tonight is expected to drop to 50 degrees. For the start of the work week on Monday, expect a 75-degree day and mostly sunny skies. Temperatures should sta
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Dunsmuir Autumn ART WALK will be held October 29, 2011, from 3-6pm in historic downtown Dunsmuir. Approximately 20 artists will host receptions with refreshments in local businesses and in historic buildings in this old Victorian railroad town. Some local studios will be open for viewing also. Fall colors are beginning to a
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The Muletown String Band will kick up its boots as part of the Shasta Service Guild's Old Schoolhouse Barn Dance on Saturday (Oct. 29) at the schoolhouse located on French Alley (just past J's Market) in Shasta. Those attending are encouraged to come dressed in Old West or western costumes or just come as you [...]
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Lassen Volcanic National Park Superintendent Darlene Koontz announced that the winning entry for the 2012 Lassen Annual Pass photo contest was submitted by I-Ting Chiang of Fremont, CA. This magnificent photograph entitled, “Painted Dunes from atop Cinder Cone” showcases Lassen Volcanic National Park and its awesome vol
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The Ace Hardware Express store in Shasta Lake soon will have a new -- albeit temporary -- home.
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Roundabouts are a lot like bears — the more scared you are, the more likely they'll hurt you.
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With last week's passage of the cap-and-trade plan for carbon dioxide emissions that is the centerpiece of California's effort to reduce greenhouse gases, we see two possible futures.
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With the recent burst of rains, our land has covered itself with a fresh layer of growth creating a warm impression of a new spring season. Looking up, into the branches of an oak, there is not the half-expected, bright green of fresh blooms but the rust-splotched green of maturing and aged leaves at the end of their living
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Because of Shasta Dam, the Winnemem Wintu Tribe hasn't seen salmon in our river for more than 70 years. But we are an oral culture and a spiritual people, which means the stories and knowledge of our ancestors have been passed down through the ages.
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Pot pot pot pot pot pot, front page.
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In his Wednesday column, Thomas Sowell asked, "Have you ever heard anyone as incoherent as the people staging protests across the country?" By the time I finished his column, I certainly had. While a point-by-point rebuttal to his gross generalizations, historical inaccuracies, bewildering fallacies and terrible mis
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I read with interest Friday morning's article titled "64 to be kicked out of Navy for drug use."
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Hopefully, everyone is aware that the Shasta Historical Park is in real jeopardy of closing. This is a tragedy, in part because local citizens were the driving force in creating the park decades ago. Because of the park's amazing historical importance, it would also be a tragedy to allow its closing without a fight.
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Re: "YMCA preps for fourth expansion" (Sunday): My husband, Lonnie, has worked in construction for over 30 years. During the rainy days in winter or slower times in the economy, Lonnie would be anxious for things to do. Because basketball is his favorite participating sport, of many, I got his membership, as a gift,
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A healthy capitalistic economy is predicated upon producers being able to produce goods and services and consumers being able to consume them, thereby creating a demand for the products produced.
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So you think you know the story of Christmas. You know about the lights and the jolly old man in the red suit. Christmas is the key sales period for retailers, which seem to start their drive early each year.
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Re: "Cameras entrap careful drivers" (letter, Wednesday): I encountered the exact problem, just at a different intersection.
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Stacia Peterson and Mitch Ryan, both of Shasta Lake, were married Sept. 10, 2011, at TBS in Palo Cedro. Tom Perryman officiated. The bride is the daughter of Randy and Kelley Peterson of Shasta Lake. She is a 2007 graduate of Central Valley High School and Shasta School of Cosmetology. She graduated from Shasta College in
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Flying is difficult enough without drunk passengers making it worse. While a drink on a flight may not be a problem for some people, others may not know when to stop. They also may not know the rules and penalties that can result from bad behavior while under the influence.
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The holiday season is upon us and there will likely be many festive gatherings to attend.
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Two solo authors have partnered to write several successful novels, the latest of which is "Fever Dream." Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child have that rare ability to entertain, inform and scare their readers, which led to their successes on best-sellers lists. That quality quite didn't transfer to "Fever Dream," which at 40
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Tera McAuliffe and Brandon Gregston, both of Watertown, N.Y., were married Sept. 10, 2011, at the Gold Hills Golf Club in Redding. Maurice O'Keeffe officiated. The bride is the daughter of John and Jeanie Kearney of Cottonwood; David McAuliffe (deceased); and Doug and Kathy Niehoff of Anderson. She recently finished schoo
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Clayton and Esther Harter of Redding celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 7-9, 2011, at the Peppermill in Reno at a celebration hosted by their children. The Harters were married Oct. 8, 1946, at St. Joseph Church in Redding. The Harters opened Harter's Floor Coverings in 1947 and retired from the business in 19
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Dear Straight Talk: Please help me stop wanting to do evil things to my stepsister. I'm 15 and she's 10. Because of her, I had to find a new home for my cat whom I love dearly and had for eight years. Even though my stepsister only stays with us every other weekend, she is extremely allergic to cats and being in a house whe
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In 1911: J.P. Glimes, proprietor of the Anderson Creamery, completed installing the machinery in his factory that would allow the new Anderson industry to begin putting out its products, the quality of which, it was expected, would add to the fame and wealth of this community.
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Several rivalry games were played across the Northern Section on Friday, but only one lived up to its hype.
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Corning's Victoria Owens won the 2011 Northern Athletic League girls tennis championship Saturday at Sun Oaks Racquet Club in Redding.
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About 400 people came to the Redding Civic Auditorium lawn Saturday morning for a walk to end Alzheimer's disease.
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When Zachary Bouchard left the El Dorado Forest Challenge last year, he and his team had placed next-to-last.
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Last Sunday I rode my motorcycle to the factory outlets in Vacaville. Yes, I know we have outlets in Anderson, but have you been to the outlets in Vacaville? They are amazing, as far as all of the stuff you can buy. I ride my motorcycle to limit the amount of stuff I can bring home, but that's a different subject.
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A group that uses the Shasta Family YMCA says it is not happy with recently announced plans to expand the Redding facility.
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Swede Creek Road to close for 12 hours
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Ease up on the gas, stay to the right and don't stop unless you must.
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Local charities face a challenge heading into the holiday season this year as demand for services has grown because of the tough economy.
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One of my earliest memories of my grandfather is me sitting with him on a motel room bed as I put dabs of salve on the dozens of angry, red welts on his back he'd gotten from when he fell a tree holding a bee hive.
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GOLF CAMP
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Every year as the rains set in and the creeks rise, Mother Nature tries to reclaim the Pacific Crest Trail — trying her best to erode it and cover it with rocks and timber and manzanita.
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Q: Last year during waterfowl season my son and I were hunting in a state wildlife area on a pond. As we were wading across the pond on our way out we found a dead duck on the edge of the pond. The bird had clearly been shot and in the water for perhaps a day or two. We picked up the bird and gave it to the Department of Fi
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Firefighters are responding this afternoon for a report of a vegetation fire on Mule Town Road near the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.
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Dear Babe: I have a 1975 Super Sox record of the play-by-play action, highlights and interviews of the Red Sox 1975 championship season, including playoffs and World Series. I think it's a Fleetwood or Magnavox record. It's still in the original wrapping, but has a rip in the wrapping. We have kept it in a glass fra
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Castella was first called Castle Rock and was originally an important lumber and mining center for the surrounding area. It was established as a result of a sawmill built on nearby Castle Creek by H. W. Wheeler in the mid...
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Erin attended this recent gathering of people to benefit the Shasta Women’s Refuge. The event was held at Redding’s Riverview Golf Club.   Seen here, Erin and some attendees,
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I know liver probably has more detractors than fans so right away some of you are already retching at the mere thought. But I like it and so does Gary, though perhaps not as much as Julie Powell, who wrote of its "feral fleshiness." I think that might be overreaching.Yesterday was another Day In Hell at the offi
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A burglar broke into an Anderson house on Nicole Court on Saturday morning while a woman who lived there was asleep on the couch, police said.
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Here’s a 4 bedroom home on the westside for under $100k. We recall it most recently as a failed short sale. Now foreclosed and ready to buy, we are further informed that
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Anderson police were looking early this morning for a man who robbed and pistol-whipped another man in the parking lot of an apartment complex.
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The Shasta County Bomb Squad detonated a suspected bomb Friday afternoon at the Redding Solid Waste Transfer Station, police said.
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Secret Witness of Shasta County announced a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who committed an Oct. 4 robbery at gunpoint.
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Expect a cooling off from 80-degree weather over the next week with lots of sun.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are breach, ember and tentative. A poem? Sure, why not.AwakeningsA tentative heart sings not,no music in its everyday beat,shy and shaded, it but does it’s jobThere’s an ember in a gla
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Roses are like people – some just have nicer hips than others. Some have pretty faces, some have great legs, great shoulders. Some have good hips - especially in October. And I like good hips. To me, they speak of strength, fertility and beauty. Autumn is the best time for the widest variety of voluptuous [...]
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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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The coveted River Bowl trophy will reside on the west side for at least one more year.
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In 1911: A congregation of gypsy fortune tellers, horse traders, vendors and all-around beggars, established a camp at the south end of Main Street in Red Bluff while their various "professions" were introduced to the residents of Red Bluff.
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PALO CEDRO —Playing time was lopsided as the Foothill High School football team hosted Red Bluff on Friday night in an Eastern Athletic League matchup.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County Supervisor Dennis Garton has taken a vow.
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ANDERSON — Third-down efficiency is a statistic often overlooked in high school football.
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U-Prep won with a go-ahead touchdown with 36 seconds left in the game for a 44-40 victory over Mount Shasta on Friday night.
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If there is a game on the Shasta College football team's schedule to turn this season around, it's today against College of the Redwoods.
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A Redding woman scheduled to stand trial next week for the death of her boyfriend had her trial put off Friday in Shasta County Superior Court until Jan. 10.
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ANDERSON — More than 100 veterans passed through the gates of the Shasta District fairgrounds Friday to take advantage of services offered at the sixth annual Stand Down.
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A 66-year-old woman who shot and killed an intruder early Friday morning in south Redding after he tried to break into her home appears to have been justified, prosecutors say.
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Shasta County's unemployment rate in September fell for the third straight month to its lowest level in nearly three years.
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RED BLUFF — Rancho Tehama political activist Don Bird agreed Friday in a Tehama County courtroom to stay off Assemblyman Jim Nielsen's property in Gerber and to not try to place the lawmaker under citizen's arrest.
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A Shasta County jury has awarded $1.89 million to a Fall River Mills man injured in 2008 when a 38,000-pound state prison bus transporting seven prisoners to High State Prison in Susanville rear-ended his pickup on Highway 299 east of Redding.
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The body of a 13-year-old boy who was fatally shot with his own deer rifle Thursday afternoon was found by his hunting partners, who, like the law enforcement officers investigating the case Friday, are struggling to understand what happened and why.
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Thirty years from now Chris Collins will probably be a businessman, or a lawyer or firefighter.
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It's been two years since protests flared up over Redding Electric Utility's billing policies and, in particular, the red-tagging of homes whose power is cut off. At this point, city officials might have hoped the controversy would have died for good.
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Let's face it: In just a few years our struggling economy has gotten hooked on pot.
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Serving the north state in the state Assembly, and as vice chair of the Assembly Health Committee, I am fighting hard every day to improve healthcare for California families in rural communities across the state and save taxpayer dollars.
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Please read and join my cause. I have been wronged by these people. I know that some of you have.
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As planning for the Redding Community Baseball Field continues, Simpson University announced that it has secured the services of Roger Janis to coordinate the completion of the field.
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I love fall -- and I love fall food. This year has been especially fun because now that my daughter is 2, she likes to help me in the kitchen. Today I'm sharing with you a few of our favorite fall recipes. Each is super-easy and the results should be perfect every time you make them.
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It's the "Year of the Bat." Bat Conservation International would like you to think of these flying mammals as something more than inspiration for your Halloween decor.
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Spiders rate high on the eek-shriek-and-freak scale. Why do we so fear these tiny creatures that skitter through our lives?
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Question: How can I identify ladybug larvae? I introduced them this spring and want to know if they're reproducing.
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Redding police are seeking a man suspected of stealing a car today and escaping from officers during a chase.
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On Friday, October 21, 2011 at 3:52 am a security officer employed with Wolfe Security observed a subject on the property at Roger Funk Cars located at 5460 Westside Road. The security officer confronted the subject who immediately fled the location. The security officer reported the incident to Shascom and provided a descr
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The answer is Castella and "fatboy80" guessed it correctly at 9:19 a.m. Congratulations!! Thank you everyone for playing. And a big thank you to River City Java for providing our winners with a $10 gift certificate and a wall certificate...
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Shasta County’s unemployment rate in September fell for the third straight month to its lowest level in nearly three years.
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Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs (SSNP) ­is now enrolling students for the fall session of computer classes especially designed for senior citizens. There are currently openings in Beginner, Microsoft Office and Internet Basics. The classes will begin on October 26, 2011 and meet once a week for six weeks. All classes will
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A Redding woman scheduled to stand trial next week for the death of her boyfriend had her murder trial put off today in Shasta County Superior Court until Jan. 10.
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Jeb Allen, the local homebuilder who ginned up the partially successful idea of a local impact-fee waiver for new single-family houses, is now pitching his idea to the local schools. The Shasta Union High School District trustees will hear from...
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The planes are so freaking awesome.
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Even if California shut down every power plant and took every car off of the road, global emissions are growing so fast that they'll rapidly make up the difference. So says Sen. Doug LaMalfa in response to the Air Resources...
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A San Leandro man was arrested Thursday night in Corning after Tehama County sheriff's deputies found a pound of marijuana in his car.
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What town is this? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java plus an award certificate with your name and...
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RED BLUFF — Rancho Tehama political activist Don Bird agreed today in a Tehama County courtroom to stay off Assemblyman Jim Nielsen’s property in Gerber and to not try to place the lawmaker under citizen’s arrest.
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Ever have one of those months when life is just one swift kick in the seat of your pants after another? I have to admit that right now, life is pretty good. For me. Except for one thing. I've been saddened lately by the overwhelming number of my friends that are experiencing problems. Huge problems. [...]
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As in the third largest US landowner. With 1.9 million acres, after Ted Turner (2 million) and cable TV mogul John Malone (2.2 million). From Forbes: At his customary spot in the Top 5 at No. 3 is Archie "Red"...
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Egad! It seems that  a childhood illness I once suffered may have made a late-life return. The doctors agree that it looks like tuberculosis. That is the good news, assuming that we can agree, TB is preferable to the big C. This is the point in my once workaholic creative life where I am trying to [...]
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Babies are so precious. Here is one of our newest arrivals, Peyton. Newborn photos are best within the first 2 weeks of life but this little pumpkin was a month old and did amazing. So precious and sucha great smiler :). Enjoy!
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This boat doesn’t last long.
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OUCH! Direct hit!
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This one last sold in 2001 for $84K, so you can get it for $20K less than 10 years ago. A lost decade? Well, anyway, you can get a good deal on this 1000 sqft 3/1 now. J
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It's going to be another 80-plus degree day in Redding today, a trend that's going to continue through the weekend. Today, it's going to be sunny with a high temperature of 81 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday and Sunday will be even warmer. Saturday's forecast is sunny, with a high near 85. Su
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As in the Top 100 movie insults of all time.(If bad language makes you cry, don't clip play.)Can you guess what's at No. 1?Movie insults, your Video Friday:
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A 66-year-old woman who shot and killed an intruder early this morning in south Redding after he tried to break into her home appears to have been justified, prosecutors say
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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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Have you ever bought a new outfit and thought it looked great in the fitting room, only to get it home and find that it wasn’t quite right? Something was a little off. Was it the lighting? The color? Your mood? You know there is something wrong; you’re just not sure what it is. It [...]
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Fire-rescue teams rescued a man who fell down a steep hill at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area late Thursday night.
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The stage is set for an emotional and pressure-packed contest between two longtime rivals in front of thousands of fans.
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It's that time of year again.
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A panel of Northern California sheriffs will speak to farmers and conservative activists Saturday in Siskiyou County about their concerns state and federal environmental over-regulation and forest shutdowns are hurting public safety.
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Get a taste of history. Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is offering the chance to bite into the same apple varieties that Gold Rush miners once crunched.
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Shasta and Tehama counties will receive $1.39 million in Safe Routes to School grants, California Department of Transportation officials said Thursday.
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A 33-year-old Ukiah-area man is accused of having close to 140 pounds of marijuana stuffed inside his SUV when he was stopped Wednesday for driving too slow on Highway 299 in Trinity County.
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The Central Valley Falcons beat Northern Athletic League foe Anderson in four sets 25-18, 25-17, 13-25, 25-18 on Thursday.
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Redding has named a new police chief, drawing someone from outside the department for the first time in decades.
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Occupy Redding plans a round-the-clock protest camp somewhere in town and has asked the city for help finding a suitable spot.
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A 13-year-old boy was killed Thursday when he was shot while hunting off the Pit River Arm of Lake Shasta.
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In 1911: The first woman in Shasta County to register her right to vote with County Clerk Witherow was Miss Jewel McCoy. She arrived bright and early to tell her age, height and other pertinent information required by the clerk.
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A retired Air Force colonel from Cottonwood is once again challenging U.S. Rep. Wally Herger, this time in the new 2012 open primary.
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The Sundial Bridge in Redding glowed bright pink Thursday night, as did many of the thousands of people who showed up to revel in the display and help spread breast cancer awareness.
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Mercy Medical Center has completed the first phase of its $18.5 million emergency department expansion.
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Park fire staff is preparing to implement two prescribed burn projects in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Should weather permit, they would be scheduled between October 25 and November 12. The 410-acre Summertown Burn Unit is located in the northwest section of the park just northeast of Manzanita Lake. The project unit lies
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City Manager Kurt Starman today announced the appointment of Robert Paoletti, a Captain with the Stockton (California) Police Department, as Redding Chief of Police. He replaces Peter Hansen, who will retire as chief on November 14. Paoletti, 41, is an 18-year veteran of the Stockton Police Department, serving in various ro
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The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will be sponsoring an art contest to select the design for the state’s 2012 upland game bird stamp. This is the third design that will be featured in the “Encore Edition” since returning to the use of original artwork for the stamp’s image in 2009. The contest [...]
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Thanks to everyone who send happy birthday wishes yesterday. If I did not respond right away, it was because I was having a lovely birthday dinner of BBQ'd New York steaks with caramelized sweet potatoes and salad with two kinds of cake and a whole lotta wine, prepared by my wonderful husband. (Well, I stuck the sweet pota
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Travelin' in Time is a weekly look at historic places or people in the north state.
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The Melodramatics have been entertaining audiences with their blend of reggae, punk rock and ska for 10 years.
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On Thursday, October 20, 2011 at approximately 1332 hours, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a subject who reported that a 13 year old boy had been a victim of a gunshot wound while hunting with his father and other friends in the area of Robert’s Canyon off Shasta Lake. Shasta [...]
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Redding resident Jack McAlister celebrated his 90th birthday this October in the company of friends and family.
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The point is moot now, of course, but it's striking that those who responded to our online poll about the city's partial waiver of development impact fees for new homes broke down more than four to one against the policy...
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Barbara Bartlett, Redding
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Robert Patterson, Redding
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On Tuesday night, seismologists at the Las Vegas Oceanographic Institute reported the first recorded movement of a hair on Mitt Romney's head. Although it was only one follicle, displaced a mere 1.2 centimeters, the tremors were felt from Iowa to New Hampshire. Simultaneously, these same scientists detected signs of lif
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The hopes of the coalition of Libyan rebels and the Western and Arab nations that overthrew Moammar Gadhafi, the mercurial and merciless dictator of 42 years standing, were neatly summed up by 37-year-old Amani Deghayes, who took time from celebrating to tell The Associated Press: "I hope there will be real democracy, n
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Ron Gettman, Burney
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Wally and Bette Haas, Redding
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A Fall River Mills man has won a $1.89 million judgement against the state of California for injuries he suffered when a prison bus rear-ended his pickup.
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It helps to know what information is used to develop a credit score. A FICO score is calculated from the following data: •35%: An individual's payment history, whether or not payments are made on time. •30%: Amounts owed and how …
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A 66-year-old Fortuna hunter who was found dead last week in southern Trinity County had a heart condition, according to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office.
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Redding has named a new police chief, drawing someone from outside the force to head the department for the first time in decades.
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A 19-year-old inmate at Tehama County Jail tried to kill himself Wednesday, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office.
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A Redding man pleaded guilty this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to first-degree robbery in connection with a March 2009 home invasion-style robbery.
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A 13-year-old boy died this afternoon after he was shot while hunting off the Pit River Arm of Lake Shasta.
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A 33-year-old Ukiah-area man is accused of having close to 140 pounds of marijuana stuffed inside his SUV when he was stopped Wednesday for driving too slow on Highway 299 in Trinity County.
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A 20-year-old Redding man arrested in June after stabbing another Redding man four times, including once in the head, was sentenced today to five years in prison.
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Interesting and relevant piece in this morning's Wall Street Journal about the success Rolls Royce is enjoying by keeping its factories in expensive countries like England, Germany, Singapore, Norway an
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The Mount Shasta Fire District is asking voters' approval for a ballot measure that, the chief stresses, will not raises taxes or assessment but will simply allow the district to spend the money it has. But I'm just confused. From...
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1. NorCal Think Pink Day and Sundial Bridge Lighting Ceremony Today; bags distributed at MD Imaging and the Redding Post Office on Churn Creek Road. Lighting ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Sundial Bridge. Program staff will distribute 40,000 breast cancer awareness bags throughout the day. Project promotes breast cancer aw
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Artist Diana Troxell has been active in all aspects of theater, was a community organizer, had a radio show, and was a graphic artist, teacher and painter. The last five years, she has focused on landscape painting of the north state. This month, art lovers will be treated to Troxell’s stunning portraits, her current focu
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Looks like Robbie Clearie’s new place is a hit.
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With Burney Falls a matter of miles away, the town of Burney has long been a pass-through community for many on their way to the state park. Fourteen years ago, though, Ramona and Dan Warren set out to give people a reason to pull over, if even for a minute or so, to enjoy a well-made cup of gourmet coffee.
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Yearning for a simpler time or the chance to escape to a day when things at least appeared simpler? This weekend will be the ideal time to hole up at Old City Hall and transport yourself to an age and era before 3D mega hits and smash-'em-up car chase blockbusters.
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When the railroad arrived in Redding in 1872 and established their new town, they named it Redding in honor of their land agent, Benjamin B. Redding who did not live here. The folks of Shasta County didn't take kindly to...
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After an investigation was launched the Social Security Benefits Office has decided to continue payments to Stanley Thorton of Redding, Ca who became well known for his appearance on a National Geographic program that detailed his life as an adult baby. Stanley has demanded an apology from Republican U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn wh
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So writes the SacBee in this long feature today (not exactly a new story). Excerpt: So what if the town's winking nod to drug culture may draw the Cheech & Chong and Harold & Kumar masses. These are hard times....
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This idea took me off guard at first. Sell off our real estate to foreigners, in return for a visa in the U.S? On reflection, what could be more American, or more purely capitalist? In the name of reducing pressure from the housing crisis, we again demonstrate that in America, everything is for sale. At least for half a
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I have a feeling we will see more equipment in this condition driving on our roads. Drive safe out there.
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Very cool video but definitely a bit nerve racking if you were the one in the kayak.
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Someone stole 1,500 pounds of walnuts worth about $3,000 from a Red Bluff-area orchard.
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Think Pink today! Say, this foreclosure home looks familiar. Oh yeah, we listed it a few years ago for what the seller owed, and it got no interest. Funny how
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Someone detonated two homemade "chemical bombs" in Anderson Wednesday night, and police are asking for the public's help to find those responsible.
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Pleasant weather will continue today in Redding. Expect sunny skies with a high near 79 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 53. Friday, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 82. Expect low 80s to high 70s through at least Wednesday, the weather service says
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Congratulations to those of you who've gone to battle against the excess in your home and brought that clutter-dragon into submission. "Divide and conquer" is an appropriate description of this first phase of purging, while the next phase is well-defined in yet another battle expression: Strength in numbers. During your hom
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Northeastern California SBDC and Business & Entrepreneurship Center at Shasta College Announces: So...You Want to Start a Business? This seminar is a short introduction to entrepreneurship and the creation & development of new business ventures. Seminar topics include critical success factors for entrepreneurs, busi
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CHICO — The Northern Sacramento Valley Water Forum gathered some of the key players in the water debate Wednesday, drawing a crowd of about 100 to Sierra Nevada Brewery's Big Room.
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In casting the lone vote Tuesday night against a temporary, partial waiver of impact fees on new single-family homes, Redding City Councilor Patrick Jones wasn't taking a stand in favor of high fees.
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Does Herman Cain understand his 9-9-9 tax plan? Evidence suggests the answer is no-no-no.
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I sure enjoy Silas Lyons' columns. As I read Sunday's piece I reflected back on my past as a small businessman (I'm very old now) and how I was able with good hard work to move forward quite well until my last years in business as government pressed in on me from all directions. So I quit!
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Jan Thielmann's letter (Monday) woke me from my mid-day nap. Unfortunately, Thielmann has missed the message of the citizens who are massing on the many streets of our country, trying to deliver a simple message to Wall Street, the banks, and our political leadership.
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Will raising Shasta Dam 18.5 feet higher bring more jobs to the north state?
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The biggest problem our country faces is unemployment. The national debt is a byproduct of unemployed workers not being able to pay taxes, not of government regulation or tax rates.
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Dual-threat quarterbacks have almost become the norm with the rise of the shotgun-spread offenses in high school football.
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The median price paid for a home in Shasta County in September hit a year-to-date high as sales activity remained brisk compared with a year ago.
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The list of companies considering a move to the north state has grown nearly tenfold.
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AirCover Integrated Solutions, a drone aircraft company whose research and development arm opened recently in Redding, will operate a manufacturing line in Iowa.
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The sting of last year's River Bowl loss to Shasta still haunts the Hornets.
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To win a pivotal football game it takes an entire team to be operating in unity in all three aspects of the game.
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The West Valley High School girls swim team cruised to its eighth straight Northern Athletic League swim championships on Wednesday, while the school's boys team captured its 12th straight NAL title.
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The Watoto Children’s Choir sings Wednesday evening at St. James Lutheran Church in Redding.
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A man believed to be in his 60s jumped off the Cypress Avenue Bridge in Redding on Wednesday morning.
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A 30-year-old Redding man who drew national attention for pretending to be a baby is demanding an apology from the Oklahoma senator who called for an investigation into his federal disability benefits.
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In 1911: The Southern Pacific offered reduced round-trip rates to Oakland and San Francisco for Discovery Day, Oakland, and President Taft's visit to San Francisco. The reduced fare was $9.40.
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John E. Russak was only 17 when he woke up on board the USS Argonne with a hangover and a brand new tattoo of a naked girl on his sore left arm.
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RED BLUFF — Starting today, 10 employees will see their hours cut by five each week after the Red Bluff City Council rejected the latest offer by the union representing them.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A- as well as platelet and plasma donors.
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Celebrating Halloween healthfully isn't about giving up all the treats. It's about bringing them into balance, especially because kids often have multiple celebrations: at school, at friends' houses, at child care and in the community. And then there's trick-or-treating.
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Don't is actually a very poisonous word. Parents and coaches mean well; you are trying to guide, encourage and motivate from the sidelines or bleachers, but by bringing up the very idea of "don't," you are instead planting the idea for failure in the child's head.
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Winter is coming and that means a spike in utility bills or putting up with a chilly house to keep heating costs down. Seniors on a fixed income dread these weather spikes, often coping by enduring unhealthy conditions in their own home or falling behind on their utility payments.
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Separating the wheat from the chaff can be confusing when it comes to understanding food labels.
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From his tragic death to his brother's crusade to improve firefighter safety, the R-S has written quite a bit over the years about Andrew Palmer, a rookie seasonal firefighter killed in Trinity County in 2008. Three years later, Rob Palmer...
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Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. “By improving safety, more children are encouraged to walk and bicycle to school, ultimately resulting in healthi
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In the history of the Big Band era, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the best all-around big bands of them all. It could swing with the best of them, and no other band could come close to Tommy’s when it came to playing ballads. Tommy Dorsey, “The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing,” [...]
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A 44-year-old convicted rapist from Iowa accused of raping and murdering a woman in Redding 20 years ago may learn next month when he will stand trial for the 1991 crimes.
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A 30-year-old Redding man who drew national attention for pretending to be a baby is demanding an apology from the Oklahoma senator who called for an investigation into his federal disability benefits
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Officials at High Desert State Prison in Susanville are investigating Tuesday’s inmate death as a homicide, the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation announced today.
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On 10-17-11, at approximately 0830, Deputies from the Burney Division with assistance of the Marijuana Eradication Team (MET) executed a search warrant at a location on Day Rd in McArthur. The search warrant was in response to an investigation stemming from information received that Christopher Staffin, a Felon, was in poss
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From the Shasta Courier newspaper of 2-27-1863: "Charles Camden is building a new road from Tower House to Shasta and on 3-23-1863 he purchased that portion over Shasta Divide from Shasta Turnpike Road Company for $6,500. It will now...
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Trinity County sheriff's deputies arrested a Long Beach man over the weekend in downtown Hayfork on suspicion of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
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The quote of the day goes to an anonymous Sacramento type who nominated our very own Sen. Doug LaMalfa as legislator of the year (click here and keep scrolling down to Senate Republicans). Why? Doug LaMalfa: "Who can resist a...
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Could Francie Sullivan, elected to the Redding City Council just last fall, be the lone grizzled veteran on the council by November of next year? OK, I don't foresee Sullivan actually becoming grizzled, but her council colleague Rick Bosetti pointed...
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A 19-year-old Redding man was ordered today to stand trial in connection with the stabbing of another man earlier this month at a party in Palo Cedro.
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A motorcyclist who rammed into a fire engine pulling out of Redding’s Station 4 on Tuesday morning had sped up to nearly 50 mph in just a few hundred feet before hitting the red truck.
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From the Washington Times: (via DrudgeReport) The California man who lives part of his life as an "adult baby" and collects Social Security disability payments says the federal agency has cleared him of wrongdoing and will continue sending checks. Stanley...
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UPDATE: This issue has already been fixed. The computer code has risen up against its oppressors. Some kind of odd glitch right now is causing the points totals for all of our registered users to show up as zero. This does not mean the points are gone. If you're not registered, this won't affec
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A man in his 60s jumped off the Cypress Avenue Bridge in Redding this morning, prompting local police and firefighters to start a river rescue.
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In a small grocery store in Ketchikan, Alaska. Must have came in the freight door.
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No one was hurt this morning when a car drove into a drainage ditch on Churn Creek Road in south Redding.
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The fe
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If you're already looking forward to the weekend, Redding's got a pleasant one in store. The National Weather Service says it's going to be in the high 70s or low to mid 80s through at least Tuesday of next week. Today, it's going to be mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Thursday will be a degree or two cooler. Friday's
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A fresh, young 24-year-old singer-songwriter with big dreams and an ever-expanding fanbase, artist Jamie Kent’s future as a performer looks quite promising. Drawing on influences from modern artists like Jack Johnson and Jamie Cullum, as well as paying tribute to classic greats Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatra, Kent’s perf
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We've all heard of the River Bowl. Over 8,000 people attend the historic football game taking place between the football teams of Enterprise and Shasta High Schools. However, have you heard of the Alumni River Bowl? A company, called Gridiron Alumni, is putting on a full contact, full pad game between alumni of both of [...
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Tony Congi from Dunsmuir High School’s class of 1976 explains how he got on the school’s sports teams: “They had what were called ‘tryouts.’ Basically, you got on the team no matter what.”
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Bless the politicians in Sacramento: Even when they try to cut taxes and encourage business, all they manage to do is create even more bureaucracy.
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Random thoughts on the passing scene:
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How can I cut down on salt? Nine out of 10 Americans eat too much salt. If your goal is to eat less salt, here are some simple ways to do it.
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Whether the cartoon in Sunday's paper was deliberately misleading or the cartoonist just didn't "get it," I can't say, but his purpose was clearly to create the impression that the Occupy Wall Street protesters were against capitalism while enjoying the benefits of production.
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RichaI can't tell you how much I resent Ken DeCamp's attitude (letter, Sunday) that anyone who got one of these red-light tickets must be guilty and the victim of his own lawlessness.
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Sports are a statistical playground, a mathematical nirvana. Numbers weave the fabric of the athletic contest. Break a game down 1,000 ways and someone else can dissect it 1,000 different ways.
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For the third straight week, a different team is atop the Division I rankings in the Northern Section Prep Football Media Poll.
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Top Redding officials Tuesday evening took steps to revive local home construction and seize a role in national forest planning.
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When Kenny Halderman helps coach football at Hayfork, he focuses on the offensive line, but helps out with motivating kids and taking care of injuries.
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A city of Redding firetruck and a motorcycle collided Tuesday in front of Fire Station 4 on South Bonnyview Road.
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California Highway Patrol officers in Siskiyou County have arrested two men in connection with the murder of a Salem, Ore., man.
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The West Valley High School volleyball team gained the upper hand in the Northern Athletic League race with a three-set sweep against Anderson on Tuesday.
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Shasta High's defensive unit truly embodies the meaning of a team defense.
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For the third straight week, a different team is atop the Division I rankings in the Northern Section Prep Football Media Poll.
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A cogeneration plant proposed in Anderson would not have a significant impact on the environment, even though it will produce 330,000 tons of greenhouse gases annually from burning wood, according to a report on the project.
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The Redding Scooter Society will be joining Scooterville for this years lighted christmas paradeThe parade is Saturday December 3rd 2011Parade starts at 6:00pmIt is a rain or shine eventScoots must have xmas lights on themNo helmets required in the parade
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Top Redding officials this evening took steps to revive local home construction and seize a role in national forest planning.
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Redding police are responding to a reported fight involving several people off Lake Boulevard west of Highway 273.
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Had really good idea today. An epiphany, if you will.Sometimes something is staring you right in the face but you're so accustomed to ignoring it that it takes an existential crisis to see it.I don't know if this is The Beginning of The Answer, but even if it isn't, it's still a really good idea.
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A 48-year-old McArthur man was arrested Monday after deputies found a gun and ammunition in his vehicle, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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A 53-year-old Woodland man was taken to an Oregon hospital early today after the semi truck he was driving overturned just south of the Oregon border, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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California Highway Patrol officers in Siskiyou County arrested two men Sunday in connection with the murder of a Salem man.
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This is an impressive dust storm.
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AirCover Integrated Solutions, a drone aircraft company whose research and development arm will be headquartered in Redding, will open a manufacturing line for its unmanned surveillance planes in Iowa.
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These friendly, stubborn and cute hard-working animals carried on their backs the supplies desperately needed to sustain the thousands of goldminers who came here in the late 1840s to find gold. They carried everything imaginable from food, to picks and...
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“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” -Michelangelo From the USHSR website
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A city of Redding fire truck and a motorcycle collided at 10 a.m. this morning in front of Station 4 on South Bonnyview Road.
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Aren't they the cutest? They are Rosie, Jojo, Molly, and Daisy. They live alongside Hwy. 44 in Palo Cedro. Whenever I drive by, I always look for them and yesterday I finally met them. They are as friendly as they...
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Matt Farley, a 10-year-old Cottonwood boy who won the community’s heart with his never-give-up attitude in the face of a five-year battle with cancer, has died.
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Anderson police, Shasta County sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers searched last night in Anderson for a suspect who allegedly provided a false name to an officer and then ran off. The suspect hasn't been found.
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You can tell that after this kid sets off the alarm he starts to panic. I am willing to bet that he was calling his mommy with that phone.
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OUCH! That had to be painful.
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A big-rig overturned on Highway 97 near the Oregon border this morning, trapping the driver inside and dumping a load of boxes of frozen French fries into a field.
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State and local authorities say illicit pot growers and Mexican drug cartels have begun to move out of the backwoods and into residential neighborhoods and farms, putting what were once the target of coordinated raids on National Forest land out of the reach of law enforcement and into plain sight thanks to the state’s me
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The National Weather Service says it's going to be a pleasant day today in Redding with sunny skies and high temperatures near 81 degrees. It may start to cloud up tonight, however. There's a 20 percent chance of showers after 11 p.m. Otherwise, it will be partly cloudy tonight, with a low around 54. If it does rain, it wo
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• The plumber came to unplug my drain…he said it was hair. He looked a little startled when I gave him a high five and a large tip. I was so proud I had enough hair left to clog a drain. • I admire the man in the red plaid shirt and bent hat trying so [...]
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Visitors are invited to join us for the 1st Annual Harvest Festival on October 22, 2011 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the park’s Tower House Historic District. This fun and family-friendly event will feature apple tasting, a harvest-themed bake-off contest, games for all ages, tours of the historic Camden House and orchards
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Daniel Needs a New Trike. I know you know Daniel. He has been riding that same trike all over Redding for years now. Well, he wore it out and he needs a new one. Come by and get your car washed. Help wash cars or just donate. Recently he has been using an electric wheel [...]
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For some five years now, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has been studying, mapping and holding public hearings on its backcountry roads and trails as part of a "travel management" plan that critics, with some justification, complain went much too far in closing routes to motorized travel. Shasta-Trinity Supervis
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The muscular young man with greasy hair, tattered clothing and a menacing demeanor sauntered into a Los Angeles fast-food emporium the other day, his breath reeking of liquor and his demands very frank.
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This is in response to Ashley M. Wright's Oct. 13 letter.
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The "Moonbeam" is shining as much as ever.
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The purpose of the "hill" or other visual obstruction in the roundabout is to ensure approaching drivers focus on the primary task of looking and yielding to traffic coming from the left. It works. Try it.
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Shasta Lake City Councilmember Dolores Lucero, in interviews, referred to a group of individuals who are opposing her every move as "the Good Ole Boys." Who are Lucero's "Good Ole Boys"? Let's evaluate:
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In every game there are players who get acknowledged for scoring a touchdown, blocking a kick or forcing a fumble.
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There are plenty of top games to fill the afternoons and evenings for north state sports fans this week.
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For almost 20 years, Roni Grandell has taught dance classes at West Valley High School, but during October she's sharing the limelight with a troupe of professional dancers.
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A week after he was first reported missing, the body of a hunter lost in southern Trinity County was found Saturday, his loyal dog having never left his master's side.
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Redding is a midget compared to the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, whose 2.1 million acres is 55 times the land inside city limits.
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A Dunsmuir woman has sued a Chatsworth-based company, claiming she was injured while using one of its sex toys.
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A Shasta County woman accused of nearly beating a 7-year-old boy to death in 2009 will begin standing trial on attempted murder and other charges in January.
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St. Joseph Church (Altar Society) will hold its annual Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale on Nov. 20.
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In 1911: A.F. Dobrowsky had opened his new jewelry palace at Market and Yuba streets.
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About 3,300 seniors in Shasta County are scrambling to find new health insurance because some popular Medicare Advantage plans aren't returning in 2012.
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Home-improvement retailer Lowe's Cos. says it will close 20 underperforming stores in 15 states and cut 1,950 jobs in a move that it says will allow it to focus on more profitable locations.
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Mae Muldez brings an island flair to the Talent Showcase playing the Ukulele
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Shasta Women’s Refuge and Enjoy Magazine Invite You to Vanity Faire A Gala Event to Support the Women’s Shelter on Oct. 20 at the Riverview Country Club, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
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Shasta and Tehama County Sheriffs will be speaking at Defend Rural America in Yreka on Oct. 22.
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Music, poems, entertainment, this Sunday in Dunsmuir at the Dunsmuir Community Building.
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Public Ticket Sales Begin In November
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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What a difference a day can make. Yesterday, he was restless and cranky, needing something, anything to put him at ease. But nothing quite hit the spot. Today, he's content, at peace with the world, smiling in his sleep like the Mona Lisa, and sleeping, yes, like a baby.
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On Saturday October 15, 2011 at about 9:33 a.m., officers from Arcata Police Department responded to the 1600 block of 27th Street on the report of a possibly deceased infant. Medical personnel arrived on scene prior to the officer’s arrival and confirmed the infant was deceased. During the subsequent investigation office
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Firefighters are battling this evening an estimated one-acre brush fire off Valley Brook Drive near Valley Ridge Drive in Redding
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For some five years now, the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has been studying, mapping and holding public hearings on its backcountry roads and trails as part of a "travel management" plan that critics, with some justification, complain went much too far in closing routes to motorized travel. Shasta-Trinity Supervis
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The muscular young man with greasy hair, tattered clothing and a menacing demeanor sauntered into a Los Angeles fast-food emporium the other day, his breath reeking of liquor and his demands very frank.
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Only five more days until tour time! Bring the entire family but leave the doggies at home. And don't forget flashlights for everyone. You will learn very interesting histories of the pioneers buried in the cemetery direct from the mouths...
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A Shasta County woman accused of nearly beating a 7-year-old boy to death in 2009 will begin standing trial on attempted murder and other charges in January.
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The one week of the year where the town of Redding is separated by black-gold and purple-white has once again arrived.
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In a high-scoring contest on Friday night, the Liberty Christian Patriots lost 76-66 to the Big Valley Cardinals in Bieber.
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This Dan Walters column, comparing the early-'90s recession and today's, strikes me as profoundly wrong-headed: Economists believe that at least 1.5 million Californians, and perhaps as many as 2 million, left the state, with defense workers and their families in...
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Animal Control continues to make unrealistic demands of Lani Kitkowski, a marginalized citizen, based on bogus complaints about her horses.Her landlords have ignored constant leaks and water damage in the house they rented to her, for months and finally the damage became too much to ignore. They are trying to repair s
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Redding police were unable to find a half-naked man early this morning after someone called 911 to report him walking in the middle of Hilltop Drive
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A week after he was first reported missing, the body of a hunter lost in southern Trinity County was found Saturday, his loyal dog having never left his master’s side
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It was called progress. Bridges were built where the ferries operated resulting in putting them all out of business. All the ferries in Shasta County were regulated by Shasta County. The ferry owners were required to obtain a license from...
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With all the recent news and changes to the medical marijuana laws the California Medical Association has said that marijuana should be made legal so that it can be studied as well as taxed and regulated. While the State of California is trying to argue that marijuana has no medicinal value local collectives are fighting [.
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This is a nasty wreck. RIP Dan Wheldon.
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Here’s a house with a pool in west Redding on a good sized 75 x 80 lot. The prior listings say it’s a 3/2, but it’s currently listed as a 3/1, so perhaps on
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This is just a bit pathetic these are grown men mind you that are supposed to be role models. Good job guys way to be adults about the game. Fight between Jim Schwartz Lions Head Coach VS. Jim Harbaugh 49ers head coach. 49ers End Lions Perfect record of (5-0). 10-16-2011
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Given the myriad troubles caused by the illegal marijuana gardens that have increasingly spread in California's backcountry in recent years, having them move to valley farms seems like a good thing. No tearing up of watersheds. No hikers or hunters...
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This must feel great later in the day.
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The lucky pilot lives through this crash.
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The National Weather Service says today will be the warmest of the week in Redding with clear, sunny skies and high temperatures topping out at 84 degrees. Tonight should be around 56. Tuesday will be a couple of degrees cooler during the day, though there's a 30 percent chance of showers after 11 p.m. Wednesday should
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Cindi Freshour of Cottonwood took first place at the Toastmasters Division C Competition in Willows October 1, 2011. With one year of Toastmasters experience Cindi has taken top honors at the club, area, and division level; competing against 13 other clubs to win first place on October 1, 2011 and now advances to compete at
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It won't do any harm, but it's hard to see how a temporary fee-waiver program that the Redding City Council will consider Tuesday night will do much good either.
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I got interested in the Shasta Lake City Council after watching a meeting on TV where Dolores Lucero was verbally attacking city staff and our city attorney because she felt it was illegal to have the city clerk open her mail that was delivered to City Hall. As I understand, it is the city clerk's duty to open and distr
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During a visit last weekend with my grandparents, my grandmother brought out a "Speak Your Piece" I wrote almost 10 years ago, in which I explained that a vandal had stolen a stone bench from our family's space at our local cemetery. I explained that my grandparents had outlived most of their friends, family mem
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To Carol Waugh, Larry Marks (letters, Friday), and others who thinks that the Wall Street protesters are wonderful:
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The Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association says it's delivering Redding more tourism marketing for the dollar than ever before.
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Calling prohibition of marijuana "a failed public health policy," the state's largest doctors group says the federal government should legalize the drug so it can be studied, taxed and regulated.
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In 1911: When Miss Alma Wright of Igo became the bride of James Rust, she crossed over the Siskiyou County line soon after their marriage ceremony on a honeymoon trip and found herself outside the confines of Shasta County for the first time in her 22 years of life.
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ANDERSON — It's once again time to stand up for homeless veterans and their families.
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When word got out that Tehama County supervisors planned to shut the Los Molinos Library, some residents felt ambushed.
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Friday night I slept badly because I ate too much and woke up feeling dreadful, but after some ibuprofen and Alka-Seltzer, eventually I recovered without too much drama.Saturday I made crepes, as I said, and Saturday night Gary and I had dinner and went to bed. During the night I had this dream in which applican
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A Red Bluff man was arrested Sunday after a shooting on Monroe Street on Saturday night.
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A 20-year-old man was taken by ambulance to a Redding hospital this afternoon after he crashed his motorcycle while taking jumps at the Redding Dragstrip's Motocross track.
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Fairway Estates is a nice neighborhood nearby to Gold Hills Golf course. This 2002 built 3/2 is about 1728 sqft. It looks like it came through foreclosure nicely intact, even wi
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This is the building that was supposed to have been Friday's History Mystery Photo. It is the Full Gospel Church located in Fall River Mills on top of a hill above Bridge Street. It is at least 70 plus...
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A 46-year-old bike rider was hit by a car in south Redding this afternoon.
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Calling prohibition of marijuana “a failed public health policy,” the state’s largest doctors group says the federal government should legalize the drug so it can be studied, taxed and regulated.
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The Words over at Three Word Wednesday are admire, follow and piece. Yes, this is the latest I’ve ever turned in a #3WW. Wednesday, for me now, is production day for the newspaper. I’ve got to have it to bed (sent to the press) by 9:30 a.m. That means I get to work about
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Today, the National Weather Service says to expect isolated sprinkles before 11 a.m. in Redding. After, it will gradually become sunny with a high temperature topping out at around 78 degrees. On Monday, it's going to be warm and sunny with a high near 84. There's a 20 percent chance of showers Tuesday night through Wed
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November's 2nd Saturday Redding ArtHop will be turned into one big Arts Marketplace, just in time for the holidays. Jewelry designers, sculptors, ceramic artists, wire workers, painters, photographers, doll artists ... any art or fine craft person is welcome to a venue. Take advantage of art-lovers looking for unique holida
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Learn to render medicinal herbs into useful preparations for health and well-being. Presenter is local Wintu herbalist and wild plant expert known for his local plant remedies. He is a certified herbalist and owner of Mountain Wintu Herbs. Presenter: Ted Dawson Please pre-register on-line! For registration info, call (530)
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The 6th Annual Film Fest will be proudly hosting accomplished silent film restorationist and historian David Shepard and Frederick Hodges of the Bay Area Royal Jazz Society. Offering a vast array of film genres, join us in returning to a bygone era and let these films take you to that place your grandparents enjoyed. Showin
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Then say it with style and confidence. Confidence. The ability to communicate, persuade and lead. The skill to tell one’s story, shape better tomorrows and point others in the same direction. These are the attributes of leaders, and not all leaders are born with talent. They learn it, and so can you. Join us for [...]
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You can help raise money for some great north state high schools on Thursday, October 20, 4-9 p.m., at Chevys on Hilltop in Redding, CA! Chevys is providing a dining and fundraising experience for the Foundation to support tutoring of students at Enterprise, Shasta, and Foothill High Schools. A coupon is required and may be
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Brian and Anna Fay of Shasta Boot Co. had two choices: move and adapt or stay put and risk closing. So after 26 years in the Cobblestone shopping center on Hartnell Avenue, the Fays are heading east to Bechelli Lane, where Shasta Boot Co. will occupy a smaller space.
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In recession-bound America, Detroit has played the sad role of the sorriest wretch — the one you could look to if you really needed to feel better. At least things aren't that bad here, you know.
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Announcing his candidacy for state Senate, Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh struck a pose of telling an unpopular truth when he said, "How about we stop fighting as Republicans and Democrats and just vote as Americans who just want to clean up this mess?"
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Three weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend some time with a civil rights movement leader, Dr. Bernard LaFayette Jr. He is a gentle, humble man with a quick smile and optimistic nature. His views transcend ideology and political affiliation, and are worth considering in these politically contentious times.
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I just have to respond to letters by Peter Edridge and Marjorie R. Bland concerning the red-light cameras in Redding. Their take on the red-light cameras in Redding is all wrong. These cameras force people to obey traffic laws at intersections that they would otherwise blatantly ignore.
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I am writing in concern about the new roundabouts located on Shasta View Drive. I think they are a great idea as they create a better flow of traffic. My problem with them is the ugly and dangerous way they were decorated.
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Many of us old-timers are in a position to recall a more stable way of life and general attitude, prevalent just a few decades ago and exemplified by such sage reminders as "Waste not, want not" and "A penny saved is a penny earned."
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After returning to the area I see the drama continues with the anti-Councilwoman Dolores Lucero sideshow. We have a group of self-proclaimed sophisticates avenging their sensitivities with a montage of printed negativity.
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Sometimes, living in the real Northern California, I feel like chopped liver.
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Regarding Paul Jacobs' Oct. 3 letter, "What happened to customer service?"
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Thanks, Roy Hutchings ("50-Word Dash," Wednesday), for granting me my freedom.
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I am a Trinity County resident. My husband and I began a county ballot initiative in May for which we are collecting signatures until the end of November.
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Sometimes I think kindergarten teachers are just looked at as babysitters. This is so wrong.
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Re: Tom Elias' "State hurls billions at dated technology" (column, Tuesday)
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Kindle and Overdrive have launched their long-anticipated partnership, making e-books from the Shasta Public Libraries' digital collection available to Kindle users. At this time, most of the e-books in the digital collection are available for use on all Kindle devices and Kindle supported apps.
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Dear Straight Talk: Our daughter is gay/bisexual. We have no problem with that. I have read your gay-straight sleepover columns, but they are focused on friendships. My gay/bi teen wants a sleepover with a straight friend who she admits she also likes romantically. This friend, "Sally," appears unsure of her sexuality (she
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Richard and Angie Palmatier celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 22, 2011, at a dinner party hosted by friends and family. They also celebrated by taking a 14-day Panama cruise in April. They were married July 22, 1961, in Susanville. They moved to Redding in 1963. Richard worked for Met Life for two years and w
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Every year when I see the Halloween candy and costumes hit the store shelves, I get just a little bit anxious. From planning costumes, to mapping out a trick or treating route, to décor, to what treats to give out, this spooky celebration can be a lot of work! This week, Nerd Chicks explore some of our favorite resour
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So you've just written the best resume ever. You've had experts and friends review it and they agree you have a winner. A week after the interview and no one's called with the date and time of the second interview. You ask yourself, what happened?
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These pesky cats of ours never earn a day off, certainly not for good behavior.
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Dear Babe: We have a Bond Bread Jackie Robinson card that was found in my father's things a few years ago. It appears to have always been covered and protected. It depicts Robinson leaping from a base to maybe catch a ball, though there seems to be a ball in his mitt already. It has art on the back, and what may be a si
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The California Endowment has announced the six winners of its first Health Happens Heroes award, and the list includes a Redding woman.
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Soroptimist International of Redding will hold its 14th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon on Tuesday at the Redding Civic Auditorium. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch begins at noon.
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To hear medical marijuana advocates and insiders tell it, businesses associated with the north state's medical marijuana trade have gotten a boost — or are outright booming — in the middle of the Great Recession.
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The Shasta Family YMCA is set to start expanding at the end of the month, bringing more opportunities for health and wellness in the community, CEO Al Boren said.
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Since April, the Farley family has put 18,000 miles on a borrowed car, traveling back and forth from Cottonwood to Sacramento and the Bay Area seeking care for their son.
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An appellate court decision overturning medical marijuana regulations in Long Beach may force Redding and other cities to revamp their own rules.
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While other businesses may be hesitant to disclose whether they make money off the north state medical marijuana trade, local media outlets that sell medical-marijuana related advertising are among the most visible beneficiaries in what largely remains an underground economy, estimated by some to be close to $14 billion sta
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Venerable civil rights leader Isaac Lowe was honored Saturday at Redding's Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center for her contributions to the community and her 90th birthday.
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I want to thank the readers who responded to my question regarding the song "Folsom Prison Blues."
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In 1911: The Southern Pacific Co. placed 37 men at work Saturday building a 700-foot spur east from the line toward the Redding brick yard, where the Standard Oil Co. was building its new storage tanks.
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Some 200 people lined Cypress Avenue from Safeway to Premier West Bank on Saturday in the third, and so far largest, Redding rally opposing corporate greed in the country.
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For the second straight week, a top team fell at home.
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All of the top-ranked girls in the Northern Section ran head-to-head Friday at West Valley High School on a section championship course for the first time this season.
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The Shasta College Knights football team lost 30-13 on the road Saturday to the Yuba College 49ers.
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The Redding area is famous for its summer heat, but those of us who live here know that the winters can be sopping wet, with plenty of snow at the higher elevations. This leaves many horse owners wondering whether their equine charges need blankets during the winter. The answer, it turns out, depends on a number of factors.
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Q: Instead of taking life by the act of fishing or eating sea creatures, I want to save the lives of those creatures from seafood markets about to be killed for food by buying them and releasing them back to the ocean. Please let me know what kind of live sea creatures (crabs, oyster, shrimp, fish, etc.) are allowed to be l
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I spent an hour or so making about 5128 crepes while listening to the CD Fright Night.. A little Halloween music goes well with cooking. We're having guests over tomorrow morning for b
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Today's youth are tomorrow's future, and we should make it our mission to do everything in our power to protect them on the road. For young drivers between the ages of 15-20 years old, traffic collisions are the leading cause of death for teens in America. Teenagers are involved in three times as many fatal [...]
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29th Sunday Ordinary Time (Year A) ·       That the leaders of the church, in the spirit of Paul, preach the gospel not merely in words but in the
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Redding may see a small amount of rain during the next few days but otherwise the area should remain sunny and begin to cool down slightly.
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How the Northern California Regional Land Trust works with Farmers and Ranchers to protect the agricultural heritage and future of the North State with agricultural conservation easements. Twenty-one such easements have been achieved in the organization’s 21- years of hard work. The North State proudly identifies itself w
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Expose your Art! Shasta County Arts Council is currently seeking visual, musical, & performing artists to the 3rd annual ARTsMART in the Mt Shasta Mall on November 5 10am- 9pm. We have been averaging 12,000 people per year. Download your application at www.shastaartscouncil.org. Application deadline is October 20, 2011.
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Chico, California - The Campus Public Art Committee, a subcommittee of the CSU, Chico Campus Planning Committee, is seeking an artist or artist team to create a public work of art for the Creekside Educational Garden. Artists are invited to submit qualifications for the development and production of an integrated work of ar
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The mother of an Anderson homicide suspect has pleaded guilty to felony criminal charges connected with that city’s first killing since 2004.
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The Cottonwood-area brother of a woman arrested in December 2009 on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly beating a 7-year-old boy nearly to death will be standing trial separately for his role in the crime.
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Chico High football coach Jason Alvistur couldn't have asked for a better birthday present Friday night at Enterprise Community Stadium.
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Nobody kicked a water bucket. No coaches spewed profanity at the players. Not a single helmet was thrown in anger.
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The Central Valley Falcons earned a 32-15 road win over Gridley on Friday night.
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It's practically a whole new season for the Shasta College football team.
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This week it was the Cougars' turn to pull out a close win on the road, with a fourth-quarter score over the Shasta Wolves.
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Jim Reed has a jobs program for the north state, but paycheck-hungry locals would starve to death waiting for it.
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In response to my column a fortnight ago, the optimists, pessimists, pragmatists and curmudgeons rose to the challenge — offering prescriptions and commentary on what ails the Redding economy.
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Recently, citizen groups gathered on Wall Street, in Washington, D.C., and in other cities including Redding to practice their First Amendment rights of free speech and freedom of assembly. I wanted to compare and contrast what they stand for vs. the Tea Party.
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I live in Humboldt County. We had one of our local hunters go missing in the Penny Ridge/Hopkins Camp area. His name is Joseph Quen Sr., and I just want to say that I am really disappointed with the fact that there was no news coverage of the search for him in Trinity County. We have people coming from everywhere to help se
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Shocked by President Obama's unsustainable deficit spending, the Tea Party movement arose across the land. They called for reduced spending, lower taxes and a less intrusive, small government, viewed as a threat to liberty.
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Merchants are uncorking downtown Redding.
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A 34-year-old Redding man was sentenced Friday to 11 years, four months in prison after being convicted of rape and other charges, the Shasta County district attorney's office said.
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Debbie Wiechman, a registered nurse at Northern California Rehabilitation Center, has been selected California Association of Healthcare Facilities Nurse of the Year for 2011.
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In 1911: Word was received from San Francisco that all matters resulting in the final settlement and assignment of the assets of the Bank of Shasta County were settled. It was authoritatively reported that the Bank of Shasta County would pay a dividend of 75 cents on the dollar, 15 cents more than was previously predict
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A 34-year-old Redding tax preparer was sentenced Friday to nearly two years in federal prison after pleading guilty this year to fraudulently inflating tax returns to steal more than $130,000.
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Engineer soldiers hone skills before overseas deployment
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The Sundial Bridge will glow flamingo pink Thursday evening for Breast Cancer Awareness Day.
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Redding may temporarily cut developer fees in hopes of resuscitating a flat-lined home construction industry.
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A Shasta County teenager was resentenced Friday to 10 years in prison or a youth detention facility for sexually molesting a 2½-year-old Redding boy last year.
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Redding may temporarily cut developer fees in hopes of resuscitating a flat-lined home construction industry.
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The 5th Annual Free Plant Exchange will be held a Pilgrim Congregational Church on Saturday, October 15, 2011, from 9-11. An opportunity to bring unwanted plants and share with others. You don't have take to bring - you don't have to bring to take. It's FREE!
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Jacqueline Parker's "Streets of Japan: A Foot's View" opens at Siskiyou Art Council Gallery, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., October 31 with an opening reception November 4 from 5-8pm. Meet the artist and enjoy refreshments at this free, family-friendly event. www.SiskiyouArtsCouncil.org
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Watch Premier showing of DVD of documentary of people in Siskiyou County. Second hour is a panel of County Sheriffs led by Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey
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"Winter Gifts" in Mount Shasta Reception 5-8pm, Fri., Nov. 18, for the Mountain Arts Cooperative annual holiday show at the Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., through Dec. 31. Gallery hours M-F 10-5 & Sat. 11-5. Call 530-938-0130.
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Six Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) from Shasta County are back home following 50th anniversary celebrations in Washington, DC. We joined more than 5000 other RPCVs in celebrations from Sept. 21-25.
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Kara's (Healthy) Spinach Mushroom and Cheese Omelet
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Liberty Arts presents spooktacular art exhibit, "FEAR!" Join us in Yreka opening night for art, dance, DJ, dinner and live rock music. Costumes encouraged!
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Bill Lockyer, the California said some very smart things -- and a few I disagree with -- about the future of public pensions in a speech covered by the Bee (read the whole thing here), but some figures he gave...
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A 61-year-old Red Bluff man was arrested this morning on charges he molested a 12-year-old girl earlier this year at Lassen Volcanic National Park.
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A 36-year-old man was sentenced to 13 years, 4 months in prison today after being convicted last month of felony sex crimes against girls 14 or younger.
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A 34-year-old Redding man was sentenced today to 11 years, 4 months in prison after being convicted of rape and other charges last month, according to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
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A Reno murder suspect arrested Wednesday in Shasta Lake won’t fight his extradition to Washoe County.
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The mother of an Anderson homicide suspect has pleaded guilty to felony criminal charges connected with that city's first killing since 2004.
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A 34-year-old Redding tax preparer was sentenced today to nearly two years in federal prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to fraudulently inflating tax returns to steal more than $130,000.
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The Cottonwood area brother of a woman arrested in December 2009 on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly beating a 7-year-old boy nearly to death will be standing trial separately for his role in the crime. Gregory Matthew Limon, the brother of Rachel Ann Limon, 29, was in Shasta County Superior Court on Friday where
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The most common ant in and around homes in California is the Argentine ant. Their nests are often shallow -- just below the surface -- and they will head indoors after rain or other changes in the weather. Prepare for invasions by caulking and baiting. When you find ant trials, follow the ants to where they are entering the
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Shasta College Community Teaching Garden grows crops for food banks, the college cafeteria and a campus produce stand. The garden is a showcase for ways healthy foods can be grown without the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. The garden sponsors workshops throughout the year and gardeners are invited to pitch in a
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Upcoming events include Whiskeytown's Harvest Festival and a class on ornamental grasses.
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Can you give me advice about starting a winter garden here in Redding?
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If you pick up Michael Pollan's "Second Nature: A Gardener's Education" (304 pages, Dell Publishing, 1991) hoping to learn how he grew the perfect tomato or the perfect Peace rose, you'll be disappointed. "Second Nature" is a philosophical work in a direct line with Thoreau's "Walden," and often as playful and contentious.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley provides a simple way to make the laundry room less cluttered: Put items in baskets.
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The new QR Code for Daily Dump! Scan and enjoy it.
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When a trip through our digital archives reminded me last night that the studies for raising the height of Shasta Dam were running some three years (and counting behind) schedule, naturally I got wondering about the specifics of why. Here's...
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What is this building? Where (town) is it located? Welcome to the History Mystery Photo Contest! If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java plus an award certificate...
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Today’s lesson will cover why you never place a live bomb in your sensitive areas!
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Residential and commercial properties built for use on or before January 1, 1994 will face costly plumbing retrofits before the end of the decade. SB 407 was signed into law by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Jan1,2010. The law will trigger replacement of older plumbing fixtures to new water conserving fixtures on certain
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Crews are responding this morning to a two-vehicle traffic collision on South Bonnyview Road at Interstate 5 in Redding. One person suffered minor injuries, according to initial dispatch reports. The accident was reported just after 7:30 a.m. and it involves a pickup and sedan. There are no further details at this time.
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These thieves didn’t expect the clerks to be packing heat of their own. Glad to hear no one was killed for the till in a gas station cash register.
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This both legal and totally safe. I think I might just wander over to a huge skyscraper hop over some walls and ride on the top of an elevator.
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I continue to wonder what will happen to the Occupy Wall Street movement. Will it gain traction, or will it die?It is time for the politicians and the multinational corporations to start listening to the 99 percent, of which I find myself, even though I'm better off than most.I pray it happens. I pray people ris
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More the same is the theme for north state weather. And it doesn't look like there will be any major changes over the next several days, according to the National Weather Service. The high today in Redding will be 84. The overnight low will be 51. Expect mostly sunny skies this weekend with highs in the mid- to low 70s.
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My son told me I have bad breath. I am using Listerine three times a day and it is not getting any better. What else can I do? - Gloria There are three anatomical areas that can cause a person to have
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Octuberfest Honors Potatoes and the Human Spirit's Ability to Move Forward Beyond Adversity Each year the People of Progress plan a fun-filled evening and at the very end after closing time, we often have to encourage a few last lingerers to leave because they are having such nice conversations but the kitchen is cleaned up
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My 3-year-old fox terrier (whom we have had since a puppy) bit my 9 year old daughter. My daughter simply walked near our dog as she was by the garbage. Normally you can approach or even take food from the dog without incident; so what happened this time? Andrea H. What you’ve described sounds like [...]
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The Redding Rancheria Tribal Government held its annual Tribal Council Elections on Saturday, October 1st. The governing body of the Redding Rancheria is the Tribal Council which is composed of seven Council members and three alternate Council members elected by its membership. The four candidates receiving the most votes a
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October 17th marks the first month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. This will coincide with demonstrations to be held by over 700 cities in 71 countries. What: "Occupy Red Bluff" Demonstration When: Monday, Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m. Where: Bank of America parking lot, 955 Main St., Red Bluff, CA 96080 -from press release A News
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The Court Facilities Working Group, which provides oversight of the entire judicial branch facilities program, invites members of the public to comment on facilities projects at the working group’s next meeting, October 19–20, 2011. The working group will discuss the future direction of the courthouse construction progr
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It comes too late to bring justice for the victim of fired Anderson police officer and accused rapist Bryan Benson, but at least it's a step toward sanity in the law.
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What do you do if you can't run on your record — on 9 percent unemployment, stagnant growth and ruinous deficits as far as the eye can see? How to run when you are asked whether Americans are better off than they were four years ago and you are compelled to answer no?
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Congratulations to the protesters on Wall Street! Keep up the good work, because finally the American people are waking up to what is really happening here in the United States. Greed! Corporate changes in values and the way they do business have led us into this crisis. The fact that they have no respect for the American w
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When I was 15, I was told that Social Security wouldn't be there for me when I reached retirement age. Now, 55 years later, I hear the same lies directed at today's young working people. They come from the same people who have always hated Social Security: conservatives.
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American Veterans Traveling Tribute had the opportunity to bring our Cost of Freedom Tribute to Redding last week for Big Bike Weekend.
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The Wolves have a rare opportunity on their hands when they host Eastern Athletic League North powerhouse Foothill at Thompson Field today.
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California Retired Teachers Association member Marge Bland listens Thursday as fellow member Paula Kahler reads a letter from scholarship recipient Tim Sain thanking the group for help with his education.
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When Megan Beeson took her first dance steps at 7 years old, it wasn't the moves, the costumes or the beats that enthralled her. It was the chance to be loud.
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A Siskiyou County man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison after he was convicted in August of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 3-year-old Yreka girl before burying her alive in a shallow grave two years ago.
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Redding's Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center will host a pair of events Saturday to honor local civil rights leader Isaac Lowe, who turned 90 last month.
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies in Shasta Lake have arrested a 28-year-old man wanted for an alleged murder of a rival gang member in Reno.
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Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh, 55, announced Thursday he'll run for the new state 1st Senate District, parts of which are currently represented by Republican Ted Gaines.
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Shasta County planning commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to move forward with a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated parts of the county, but they decided to hold off on the first draft of a proposal to regulate cultivation until the planning staff has looked at more options posed by the public.
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Up until only a few weeks ago, six Redding sex offenders arrested earlier this month for allegedly violating parole or probation could have faced lengthy prison sentences.
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The Shasta High School volleyball team swept Red Bluff in a nonconfernce game 25-13, 25-11, 25-19 for its ninth straight win on Thursday.
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It's not often the Northern Section sees a player or a team get national attention while still in high school.
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In 1911: Jack Marinette, proprietor of the Hotel Anderson, pleaded guilty before Justice of the Peace Cunningham to selling liquor to Indians.
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The Northern California Small Business Development Center and Business Entrepreneurship Center at Shasta College will host "So ... You Want to Start a Business?"
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It's been so bad in Detroit in recent years that it was the one place in America you could always look at if you wanted to feel better about how lousy things are going close to home. The auto makers, teetering at the brink of collapse, took massive federal bailouts. Young people fled the city. In 2008, the Lions became t
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Two weeks ago Marc Beauchamp wrote a column soliciting ideas for how the Redding area could revive its awful economy. (Some of the many responses will be in the paper this weekend.) Alas, the Great Recession exacerbated our economic problems...
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Three men were arrested in Montgomery Creek last week after Shasta County Marijuana Enforcement Team deputies said the men were illegally growing marijuana.
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BloodSource needs volunteers to assist with donors, provide customer and clerical service as well as assist with mobile blood drives.
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For as long as I've been researching Shasta County history, I've been keeping a list of the oldest buildings throughout the county. The list has changed many times with the addition of a newly found building. Here are the 10 oldest.
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A Redding man accused of shooting at his wife with a .22-caliber rifle after she wouldn't cook him dinner was sentenced Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court to three years in prison.
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An 18-month-old Happy Camp girl was killed Wednesday after her grandfather accidentally ran over her, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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In launching his second campaign against Republican incumbent Rep. Wally Herger, Democrat Jim Reed has embraced the cause of raising Shasta Dam by 18.5 feet --- an idea that the Bureau of Reclamation has been studying for years through an...
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The Shasta Family Justice Center (SFJC) has received a $5,000 donation from The California Emergency Physicians Group of America (CEPA), the Emergency Physicians at Mercy Medical Center Redding (MMCR). The funds will be used for the day-to-day operations of the center that co-locates services for victims of family violence.
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The North State Symphony’s concertmaster, violinist Terrie Baune, will appear in a duo concerts in a program of international favorites for violin and piano with pianist Alexander Tutunov, a frequent guest artist with the Symphony. Music Director Kyle Wiley Pickett described the violin and piano combination as “two inst
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At 2:45 this afternoon my work computer was suddenly seized by Malware, meaning the rest of the afternoon was a complete and total wash, watching the scan go by. I have no idea if it's fixed, or if all my data is toast, or what. Something to look forward to tomorrow morning.I suppose the best
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A California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) K-9 and her handler have proven to be a great asset in the war against drugs in northern California. German Shepherd Phebe and her handler, Warden Brian Boyd, have been responsible for the apprehension of 40 fleeing marijuana cultivation suspects on grow sites hidden deep in fo
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10 REASONS COPS ARE DIFFERENT And how these differences impact on their stress! PERHAPS IT WEIGHS only 2 ounces overall. Large ones may run to 4 ounces. But when that badge is pinned on, there is a weight unknown to most law enforcement officers. The true weight of the badge is not overcome by mus
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YREKA – A Siskiyou County man was sentenced today to life in prison after he was convicted in August of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 3-year-old Yreka girl before burying her alive in a shallow grave two years ago.
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What can be weirder than genetically engineered salmon? A long-awaited environmental impact evaluation of the introduction of genetically-modified salmon is now in the hands of the Obama White House, the website TalkingPointsMemo confirmed on Thursday, and according to their...
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Shasta County Supervisor Les Baugh announced today he is running for new state Senate District 1, parts of which are currently represented Republican Ted Gaines.
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The Bureau of Reclamation's Northern California Area Office will participate in the 21st annual Return of the Salmon Festival. The festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 15, at the Coleman National Fish Hatchery near Anderson, Calif., about 20 miles southeast of Redding. Reclamation's booth will highl
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On Wednesday, 10/12/11 at 1425 hours Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies who are assigned to NSI CAL-MMET Domestic Highway Enforcement, targeting trafficking organizations, conducted a vehicle stop in Shasta Lake City for traffic violations. One of the occupants of the vehicle initially falsely identified himself. The agents
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Yesterday 10/12/11, Judge Gaul carried the battan handed him By Judge Halpin and condoned by the entire establishment, of smearing and destroying one private citizen.In court Ms. kitkowski was openly called a liar by Judge Gaul, after being put under oath and forced to testify about basic facts in the case having
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When gold was discovered in the creek in 1850, the rush was on! But the local Indians did everything they could to stop the invasion of goldminers. Not until 1855 was a settlement established. It was located at the confluence...
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Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies in Shasta Lake arrested a 28-year-old man wanted for the alleged murder of a rival gang member in Reno.
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Pacific Gas and Electric Co. crews this morning stopped a natural gas leak in the area of Eleventh and West streets in Redding.
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Connoisseurs of biscuits and gravy and chicken fried steak – those perennially popular breakfast items hereabouts – love the Silver Dollar Café & Grill, open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in Shasta Lake.
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A truck with an overhead camper, boat and trailer, guns, ammunition, tools and jewelry were among the nearly $23,000 in items stolen from a Corning home.
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It was overhyped after all. That's because it ain't happening - at least for now. CalTrans announcement yesterday that it's postponing "Carmageddon North" because of lousy weather is on the surface a head-scratcher. Workers were set to close the southbound I-5 to eastbound 44 and the westbound 44
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A search for a missing hunter in rugged terrain in Trinity County has been called off, the Trinity County Sheriff's Office said this morning.
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Fall is my favorite time of year. Here are some pictures I’ve taken of the Redding area during the fall.
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Just in time for Halloween, artist Ricky Miller brings us a series of paintings with his trademark sense of humor and unique style. Ricky has been painting since 1977, after he took sculpture classes after reading "The Agony and the Ecstasy." His teachers liked how he applied analysis to the creative process and made jumps
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The Kutras Tract is adjacent to the Sacramento River. It’s a lovely area with big trees and shady streets. This home is sited directly on Park Marina, which is a somewhat b
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Get ready for another sunny fall day in the north state. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 84 in Redding today with a slight north wind blowing between 4 and 7 miles per hour. Overnight lows will dip into the mid- to high 50s. More of the same for Friday with highs in the mid-80s.
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Marijuana growing is deeply controversial — with advocates of "medicinal" cannabis sometimes angrily asserting their rights while neighbors of rural pot gardens are increasingly fed up with how the Green Rush has changed their peaceful country roads in the past few years.
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The Everest-size electoral challenge facing President Obama is encapsulated in a single question in the latest Washington Post/Bloomberg poll: Would the economy be better or worse if a Republican were elected president in 2012?
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While I can sympathize with the plight of people who live in countries that offer limited opportunities, my sympathy ends when these people illegally cross our sovereign borders.
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I am currently incarcerated at the Shasta County Jail.
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Regarding Don Farrell's Monday letter, "Small businesses don't share the wealth":
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Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that gives illegal aliens the right to financial aid in our state colleges. Really? My granddaughter is working her butt off to get herself through school. C
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Prior to its $5 million transformation into a glittering performing arts center, the Cascade Theatre was a movie palace.
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• Pay Tribute to St. James • October at Anselmo • Fundraisers On Tap • Breast Cancer Research Benefits • It’s Flight Night!
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1. Hawes Farms, Pumpkin Patch Through October at Hawes Ranch and Farm Supply, 21923 Dersch Road, Anderson. Features a 20-acre pumpkin patch, corn maze, zip lines, corn and pumpkin cannons, the Jumping Jack, Little Maverick Barn and Livery Stable, Hollerin’ Hawgs pig races, Old Deschutes Gemstone Mining Company a
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A 27-year-old Redding man accused of attempted murder for allegedly twice running down a man in downtown Redding and driving away last year was sentenced Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court to five years in prison after pleading no contest to a lesser charge.
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Foreclosure activity in Shasta County fell in September — fueled by a plunge in default notices.
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State Compensation Insurance Fund will shed a quarter of its workforce by late spring, including an unknown number of employees at its Redding office.
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Two north state legislators announced Wednesday they are jointly authoring a bill designed to close a loophole in the law that prompted a plea bargain offer to a former Anderson police officer accused of rape.
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The West Valley High boys and girls swim teams combined to win all but one event in a four-way Northern Athletic League meet on Wednesday.
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Around Christmas last year, Amanda Edens of Redding noticed her daughter wasn't feeling well.
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SHASTA LAKE — Mayor Rod Lindsay praised this city's successes during tough economic times at the ninth annual State of the City luncheon Wednesday.
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TED is coming to Redding.
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The Gateway Unified School District Board on Wednesday approved three contracts with Rocky Point Charter School, resulting in applause from board members and ending a five-month-long argument.
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The planned closures of two ramps at the Interstate 5 and Highway 44 interchange in Redding have been canceled due to inclement weather, the state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.
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In 1911: A living toad was found encased in solid earth in Oroville without visible means of exit or entrance. Workmen engaged in excavating a pit at the county infirmary grounds in Oroville discovered the toad 3 feet below the surface of the ground. When the cake of earth was broken, the toad blinked once or twice and then
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RED BLUFF — There are 10 employees who could see their weekly hours cut by five, after the City Council this week rejected the latest offer from the city's largest bargaining unit.
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Some 150 people spent part of Wednesday night enjoying food, drinks, music and politics at "An Evening with Democrats" inside the Atrium at the Market Street Promenade in downtown Redding.
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PALO CEDRO — Don't count the Panthers out of the playoff race just yet.
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Gas prices fall in north state
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Celebrating the brilliant Paul Simon on his 70th birthday. This is my favorite version of my favorite Paul Simon tune: Kathy's Song, performed by Eva Cassidy. Enjoy:
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Hello to my peeps.I've just checking in. I've been reading but not commenting because... well, just because it's been that kind of week. But you know who you are and I'm checking in with all of you to make sure you're doing OK - and I know that for some of you, it's been horrible. Blessings and the best to you.
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Pre-diabetes is a condition in which individuals have higher-than-normal glucose levels but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. People with pre-diabetes have an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, heart attack and stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC also estimate
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They are currently many myths, misconceptions and theories surrounding type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes in the U.S. One dangerous myth regarding type 2 diabetes is the belief that diabetics should put off taking insulin as long as possible.
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Some teens are abusing prescription and over-the-counter drugs to get high. These include painkillers, such as those prescribed after surgery; depressants, such as sleeping pills or anti-anxiety drugs; and stimulants, similar to those prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Some teens are also abusing over-
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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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If you get yourself one thing, is that enough or are you compelled to get another and another? Collectors find the need to expand their cache of things and frankly don't understand why someone would be satisfied with having just one thing.
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As P.T. Barnum said: "There is a sucker born every minute." Perhaps nothing speaks better to the validity of this than the multibillion-dollar industry for hair loss.
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Web surfers know TED. Those inspiring and entertaining lectures. Now the call has gone out for "practical visionaries" right here in River City. Learn more on The Promenade downtown at dusk on Friday. Our own TED event is scheduled for...
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In Congress, one often hears reference to this or that said of the "aisle." At today's "State of the City" lunch up in Shasta Lake, the aisle was as wide as the John Beaudet Community Center. At a table at...
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Redding police are a looking for a green Honda involved in a hit and run Wednesday afternoon.
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Gosh, now this talk by the U.S. attorneys about a federal crackdown Prop. 215 abusers is starting to feel personal. From California Watch: U.S. Attorney Laura E. Duffy, whose district includes Imperial and San Diego counties, said marijuana advertising is...
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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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With advanced equipment and specialized wound care, the Mercy Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center opened three years ago to address a growing health problem affecting 6.5 million patients in the U.S. Every six minutes across the nation, an amputation is performed on someone with diabetes who developed a chronic non
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Two north state legislators announced today they are jointly authoring a bill that’s designed to close a loophole in the law that prompted a plea bargain offer to a former Anderson police officer accused of rape.
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This Saturday, October 15th starting at noon local members of OCCUPY REDDING will protest what they see as the greedy actions of JP Morgan Chase Corporation who they feel have over-charged and wrongfully foreclosed on thousands of active duty service men & women. They feel this is a crime near treason and should not go
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Human remains found in July in the Happy Camp area of Siskiyou County have been identified as a 63-year-old La Mesa woman and her 41-year-old son, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office announced today.
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Wow. This is scary. I have no idea how the 911 dispatcher was able to keep the family calm during such a traumatic experience. This is why corn mazes should be outlawed!
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What happened Sunday night in Cairo, Egypt, is confusing, to say the least, to most of the world, as well as those here in Egypt. But my husband put it in plain words when he said to me, "If you are walking down the street and someone comes up and takes your cell phone from your hand and keeps going, what will you do?"
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I had the pleasure of attending the State of the City luncheon for Shasta Lake City today. Mayor Rod Lindsay addressed the attendees, and later offered a presentation about the good things happening in
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From the September 2011 "Miners Gazette," the Behrens-Eaton Museum Newsletter, just received by mail (emphasis in the original): "About the House It's not good news! The city has decided we need a new round of architects, engineers and draftsmen, plus...
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It was known as the hot-ashes mountain by the local Wintu Indian people and called either Tlutum-puyal or Thlurum-puyak. The Indians believed the mountain was the home of witches who could turn themselves into either animals or people as they...
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The planned closures of two ramps at the Interstate 5 and Highway 44 interchange in Redding have been canceled due to inclement weather, the state Department of Transportation announced today.
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Federal law guarantees open access to the courts and permits self representation in lawsuits, including bankruptcy proceedings. However, the most important question is not “can you,” but “should you” represent yourself in a bankruptcy case.Proceeding pro se (Latin meaning “for himself”) in a bankr
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Jim Nielsen is getting a bit repetitive, but that can be the key to persuasion. From his Op-Ed in today's Bee on the prison realignment: [T]his is dumping permanently what are now rightly state responsibilities and mandates on local government...
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Well here's an interesting email from the Shasta County supervisor that went out last night: Friends & Family: Please join Susie and me for a special announcement regarding my potential candidacy for the California State Senate. We are grateful for...
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A 27-year-old Redding man accused of attempted murder for allegedly twice running down a man in downtown Redding and driving away last year was sentenced this morning in Shasta County Superior Court to five years in prison after pleading no contest to a lesser charge.
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Check it out Star Wars Fans now you can teach your little ones the way of the force while also teaching them the letters of the alphabet. Very Cool.
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I am enjoying this weather so much. Cool, rainy, then warmer and sunny. We are in the mild zone, now, that it is October. It could be hot at this time of year but it is not. Thanks, weather. The green things are still growing. They might be a little ragged at the edges but [...]
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Oct 29 Street Legal Racing at 6pm ~ Last Race of the 2011 season!! Thanks for your support of the Redding Dragstrip in 2011. Start getting ready for an even more exciting 2012 season!!! 2011 Final Points Posted Race your r
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To celebrate our 400th post on DailyDump.net we bring you the explosion montage!
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The Ventura County Star's Timm Herdt works really hard this morning to stretch a word well beyond its meaning: If, as critics of Medicare-style universal health insurance assert, such a system constitutes "socialized medicine," it must also be acknowledged that...
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Shasta County Public Health is offering a drive-thru clinic today in Anderson for those wanting flu, pneumonia or whooping cough shots.
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The listing says this interesting looking home was built in 1972. It has more of a resemblance to Redding homes of 1872, so that’s interesting. It also says its a 4/1 of a
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E-mail from Doug Bennett, the man behind Citizens for Responsible Government: Hi All- The nice folks at KKRN have given me an opportunity to have a radio show. It will be a call-in talk show to be on Saturday mornings...
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The north state will bask under bright October skies today. The National Weather Service forecasts a high temperature of 83 in Redding. The overnight low will drop to 56 under clear skies. Thursday should be a carbon copy of today with highs in the low to mid-80s.
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Occupy Wall Street? They’re No Tea Partiers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C.– Today, Jenny Beth Martin and Mark Meckler, co-founders of the Tea Party Patriots, the nation’s largest tea party organization, contrasted the tea party movement with the “Occupy Wall Street” protests in New York and other citie
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Fall is in full swing and many trees throughout our region have been showing off their festive colors for a number of weeks now. Although children as young as five know why the sky is blue, many adults don’t understand how it is that a deep green leaf just a week ago can turn a [...]
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Soroptimist International of Redding is holding its 14th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon on Tuesday, October 18th at the Redding Convention Center. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch service starts at Noon. This year’s luncheon will feature critically acclaimed author, comedienne and speaker, Diana Jordan. Keynote sp
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Police chased down and arrested a Redding man Tuesday evening after he broke into a woman's home while she was taking a shower.
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A Redding man was arrested Monday on suspicion of abusing his 80-year-old mother.
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The Redding City Council just handed over the Convention Center's keys to a subsidiary of Bethel Church for the next decade. It might seem like a strange time to start thinking about the future of the Civic and its surrounding grounds.
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Among those who have been disappointed by President Barack Obama, none is likely to end up so painfully disappointed as those who saw his election as being, in itself and in its consequences, a movement toward a "post-racial society."
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Can a chocolate spread actually be a healthy breakfast food? Clever marketing has attempted to convince consumers that chocolate-hazelnut spreads, such as Nutella, make a nutritious breakfast. Can this chocolaty delight be a healthy part of any meal?
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