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November 13th, 2011

A homeless woman who vowed to continue committing crimes until she was jailed was arrested on suspicion of vandalism, police said today.
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A 19-year-old homeless man was arrested today after he allegedly pushed his girlfriend out of a stolen Jeep.
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Buzz's Crab Shack
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From plainvanillashell.com:Must a shopping center tenant pay a full amount of rent for a period when the center’s occupancy rate plunges?Recently posing that question was the clothing retailer Old Navy. And attempting a credible response were the owners of Hastings Village, a Pasadena, CA, shopping center
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Here’s a link to a cool slideshow from the LA Times of a contemporary designed small home that looks terrific. I really like how well thought out it is in use of space and light. And of course it would have to be carefully planned. That’s smaller living space than many garages alone in car-centric suburban Re
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Here’s a cute looking home near the big lake that practically defines Shasta County. Watersports, world renowned fishing, scenery, caverns, Lake Shasta offers it all.
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Here we are standing in front of our tour bus beside the Sacramento River at the site of the Freebridge Powerhouse in Redding. Everyone had a great time on the 'Sacramento River Southbound Express' tour and our day ended with...
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The barn is located on the Hawes Ranch at the corner of Deschutes and Dersch Roads in Anderson. The barn is on the Dersch Road side. Hawes Ranch is officially known as the Fort Reading Ranch and was established in...
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Today's high should be 66 degrees in the Redding area. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict mostly sunny skies for the day as well. Tonight, the low should dip down to about 41 degrees. The start of the work week Monday should be similar, with mostly sunny skies and a high of 62 degrees. The
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Homily – The Parable of the Talents  33rd Sunday Ordinary Time  Today’s gospel is one of my favorites because I think it represents a truth that so many of us struggle to understand. In the Gospel each person was given a specific amount of talents, and then they either used them completel
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Arthritis and brittle bones cause many seniors to lose mobility. More than one in five people, age 60 and older, are living with diabetes. These individuals have another potential challenge to their independence: diabetic foot ulcers that can lead to amputations. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
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Nova High School was open from 1967 to 1991 and gathered 9th graders for one year before sending them off to their respective Shasta, Enterprise and Central Valley district high schools. After Nova's closure it reopened as a temporary home to Foothill High School. it now serves as home to the Shasta Union High School [...]
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-from press release A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Chamberlain, 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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Who knew that the scrap of a Record Searchlight from 1982, blowing along Tehama Street on a recent fall day, had even more stories to reveal?
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North Coast Congressman Mike Thompson's introduction of legislation in the House of Representatives to knock down four Klamath River dams and spend upwards of a billion U.S. taxpayer dollars restoring the river is a reminder of just how costly an endeavor the Klamath agreements are.
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It's how the bottom of the river looks that counts. Any old river can have good looking banks and a pretty riparian rep, but it's her bottom that makes a good river great. I like to think of our river as the Big River, and she has a sweet bottom. Everyone wants to call her the Lower Sac, for Pete's sake. Reminds
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The article by Ryan Sabalow that was published by the Record Searchlight on Oct. 6 is the worst piece of yellow journalism I have ever seen.
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The Scott and Shasta river valleys are special places. Family farming and ranching plays an important role in the valleys. For Native Americans, the health of the rivers is important for cultural and religious reasons. The rivers are also home to coho salmon, which were once abundant in the watersheds and across their histo
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November has always been nostalgic for me. And I've found growing older hasn't taken that away.
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Joan Manning, Shasta Lake
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I wish to give some positive feedback to our hard working Shasta Lake city employees and some members of the City Council who have suffered needless attacks or disparaging remarks from Councilwoman Dolores Lucero.
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What do the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street groups have in common? Each group is unhappy with our current government. One group wants less government regulation and less taxes. The other group wants more government regulation of financial institutions and more taxes on large corporations and the wealthy.
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I believe Ann "Cookie" Kravitz is misinformed. A gun and knife? Does she have a permit to carry that gun? Shasta County is famous for convicting what they call "sex offenders." They use that term lightly. Since my son was convicted of a sex crime in 2008, I've been doing a lot of research and have found
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Jack and Cleome Cagle of Redding celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 27, 2011, with a dessert at their home. Friends and their family attended the celebration. They were married Oct. 27, 1946 in Vancouver, Wash. They have lived in the Redding area for 29 years. Jack served in the Navy in World War II in the
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What does a travel writer do when she goes on vacation? My husband and I planned 10 days in October doing nothing in his hometown, Pula, Croatia. Before I left, I resolved to actually do something on my vacation; take my readers with me via video.
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Talking with some girlfriends about their recent dating experiences reminded me of the challenges I, too, had encountered as a midlife dater. Before getting married, I had been active with different community organizations, belonged to a church, traveled extensively for my job, and even explored the world of online dating.
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I've confessed before that I've gotten so good at saying no, that sometimes I say it too easily. My husband, Travis, and I were yes people for so long that now we have swung the other way. Balance is what we're truly after. I suspect it will be a lifelong journey for us.
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Dear Straight Talk: What should I do? My son is 16 and wants to hang out with someone who is a very bad influence and I don't know how to go about preventing that. Whenever they spend time together, my son comes home edgy, irritable and out of sorts. He isolates himself from us and it takes a day or two to start acting hims
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Chuck and Joyce Scott of Redding celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 12, 2011. They were married in Las Vegas, Nev., and lived in Southern California until moving to Redding in 1997. Chuck served four years in the U.S. Navy. He is a Korean War veteran.
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Robbie Nethery and James Paul, both of Sacramento, were married Oct. 8, 2011, at Oddfellows Rebekah Hall in Palo Cedro. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the same location. Michael Higley officiated. The bride is the daughter of W.C. and Patsy Nethery of Redding. She attended Consumnes River College in Sacrament
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Ardith and Glen Bennett of Redding celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26, 2011, with an outdoor dinner at their son's home in Cottonwood. They were married Aug. 25, 1946, in Sacramento. Glen was born in Susanville and moved to Anderson in 1937. Ardith was born in Hayward and moved to Cottonwood in 1943. The
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John Bulinski, Redding
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SHASTA LAKE — The City Council Tuesday will consider responding to a letter from a Redding attorney who’s alleged Shasta Lake is violating the Brown Act and state Government Code.
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Dear Babe: My cousin, Jake Daubert, was a first baseman for Brooklyn and Cincinnati in the early 1900s. I understand that he is in the Reds Hall of Fame. I would like to get something as a family memento of Jake. I saw an autographed Jake Daubert bat in the $3,500 range, but I don't know much about that, valuewise, and
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The Shasta Knights football team closed out the season with a 42-7 home loss to Solano on Saturday.
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RED BLUFF — There's a lot of doggy love in this Tehama County community.
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The Redding Rancheria will break ground Monday on a $3 million retrofit of a 33,000-square-foot building near Shasta Regional Medical Center that will house its new Tribal Health Center.
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The second Salute to Veterans donation drive-thru has raised more than $3,350 this year.
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Need 2 Speed has given its indoor go-kart racing track a jump-start.
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When Thunderbird Forest Products in Cottonwood shut down last summer, George Phillippe lost his job as plant manager.
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In 1911: Two indictments, ostensibly those reported to have been brought by the grand jury against Alden Anderson, former superintendent of banks, in the flurry following the collapse of the Bank of Shasta County, were taken from the vault in which they had slumbered and ceremoniously buried in the presence of the Superior
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Q: I was stopped by a game warden on a dirt road while out geocaching. He told me that if I am in a hunting zone when the season is open and I have a method of take (I always have a rifle with me), I must not only have a hunting license and tag for that zone, but I also have to show them to the game warden. All of this even
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YOUTH BASKETBALL SIGN-UPS
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I'm happy to leave serious, summit-bound climbing on Mount Shasta to more ambitious hikers. A couple of weeks ago, I took advantage of some balmy Indian summer weather to do some fairly easy hiking on the slopes of the mountain.
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Q:What can be hauled legally in a pickup with a camper shell? Are there certain items that can be hauled without getting a ticket?
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October births courtesy of Mercy Medical Center in Redding.
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Every year I vow to try something new for Thanksgiving and every year I end up making the same tried and true staples.
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Think of career planning and job search as a long and winding road.
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Pain, especially if it's long-lasting, can seriously curtail your ability to be active.
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We are entering the Thanksgiving-Christmas season where many busy people are taking time out to help those less fortunate than most of us.
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Services offered: Full service salon
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Ann Minch is still crusading.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are drank, hitch and muster. A Fiction in 58. Leaving We drank until the pain began to fade. We didn’t speak. The afternoon turned to dusk; those who could muster the enthusiasm lit a bonfire. We watched flames dance on somber faces. As flames t
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I’m in the camp that thinks retiring without a mortgage is the best plan. But there are a number of considerations that may make that choice the wrong one for your personal circumstances. Here’s a NYT article that outlines some important factors to consider. Good stuff. Renters, do remember that rents can go
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Redding will warm up a bit during the next few days but rain should return to the area by Thursday.
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Need a small o
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The mystery barn photo is one of Hawes' barns on Dersch Road in Anderson. Our winner is Doug. Congratulations Doug! Thank you everyone for playing and thank you River City Java for the great prizes you provide to all the...
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The sign at the entrance to the ornamental garden in Sacramento's William Land Park reads: WPA Rock Garden, Established 1940. The sign is not original to the garden's 1940s-era design and construction, it was erected less than 20 years ago by gardener Daisy Mah. In charge of this distinct one-acre garden since 1988, Daisy -
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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area has announced the approval of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Expansion and Redesign of the Oak Bottom Campground project. The Regional Director of the Pacific West Region signed the FONSI on October 4, 2011. This document details why this project will not have a sig
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On Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at six o'clock in the evening, the local chapter of Mother's Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will host a memorial dedication ceremony and candlelight vigil to raise awareness of the legal consequences of drunk driving and to honor past victims of this crime. During the ceremony a memorial stone
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Shasta County’s favorite holiday tradition returns to the historic Cascade Theatre as Jefferson Public Radio and the Cascade present a two week run of A Cascade Christmas beginning Thanksgiving weekend. Celebrate the season once again with family and friends with this all new Christmas showcase, presented by the Cascade T
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The state Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, newly stacked with appointees of Gov. Jerry Brown, stuck to the Democratic line last week and imposed a new fire "fee" on rural homeowners of as much as $150 a year — in theory collecting upward of $100 million to offset recent Cal Fire budget cuts.
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A tip of the hat to Redding-based restaurant mogul Joe Wong for taking a risk during these economically challenging times that could create as many as 100 badly needed new jobs hereabouts.
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After reading Sunday's front page article "Who owns water," I am compelled to write "the rest of the story."
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We have all heard the expression "damning with faint praise". The Record Searchlight editorial of the Friday turns that upside down to give us "praising with faint damnation". Their censure of the sheriffs is far, far too timid, and amounts to de facto support and approval.
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When Pillsbury appointed him president and CEO of Godfather's Pizza, Herman Cain closed around 200 restaurants and cut several thousand jobs to raise profit margins.
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Herman Cain's response to Sharon Bialek's allegations was disgusting.
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If you don't want a "red light ticket," then stop at the red light.
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A 41-year-old Dunsmuir woman was arrested Thursday in connection with an August home invasion robbery in Dunsmuir, according to the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office.
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In his three decades as an officer, investigator and Redding police supervisor, Peter Hansen had a hand in sending hundreds of killers, child molesters, rapists, robbers, violent suspects and petty thieves to prison.
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Neither strep throat, nor a changed-up routine, nor broken bones could stop West Valley High School cheerleaders from winning regionals in the Bay Area.
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IGO — The state-owned and -operated Northern California Veterans Cemetery is being expanded to provide more above-ground interment space for cremated ashes.
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Redding's 9-month-old Cypress Avenue Bridge has suffered its first notable vandalism.
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Owners and members of Redding's 16 large medical marijuana collectives say they'll denounce the city's plan to ban these businesses by Dec. 1.
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IGO — As two military jets streaked over the Northern California Veterans Cemetery, north state residents paid tribute Friday to veterans still living and those who have fallen.
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For the second year in a row, a north state senator is asking for suggestions on laws that need to be erased from the books.
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Lena Eastes (left) of Louisville, Ky., and Michael Angel of Berkeley walk together as they celebrate the 11-11-11 harmonic convergence with others Friday at Bunny Flat on Mt. Shasta.
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One of the north state's most highly anticipated prep football games that took place in the regular season will have a rematch.
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The Knights have an opportunity to wrap up their injury-plagued season on a positive note when they host Solano College at Memorial Stadium at 5 p.m. today.
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Soccer players from the championship Shasta Wolves team that won the Wellington Cup last week have been chosen for EAL all-league boys soccer honors.
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In 1911: Jake Harris, pioneer merchant at Millville, sold out stock, store and land to William Morris, who was a merchant here until a fire wiped him out. Harris’ store was the only one left after the fire.
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Following their motto of making a difference one cup at a time, Redding Dutch Bros. locations recently donated $3,500 to support Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children.
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I've confessed before that I've gotten so good at saying no, that sometimes I say it too easily. My husband, Travis, and I were yes people for so long that now we have swung the other way. Balance is what we're truly after. I suspect it will be a lifelong journey for us.
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Dear Straight Talk: What should I do? My son is 16 and wants to hang out with someone who is a very bad influence and I don't know how to go about preventing that. Whenever they spend time together, my son comes home edgy, irritable and out of sorts. He isolates himself from us and it takes a day or two to start acting
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Chuck and Joyce Scott
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Robbie Nethery and James Paul
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Ardith and Glen Bennett
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The Scott and Shasta river valleys are special places. Family farming and ranching plays an important role in the valleys. For Native Americans, the health of the rivers is important for cultural and religious reasons. The rivers are also home to coho salmon, which were once abundant in the watersheds and across their histo
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It's how the bottom of the river looks that counts. Any old river can have good looking banks and a pretty riparian rep, but it's her bottom that makes a good river great. I like to think of our river as the Big River, and she has a sweet bottom. Everyone wants to call her the Lower Sac, for Pete's sake. Reminds
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Bob Wilkinson, Cottonwood
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Gladys Mitchell, Redding
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Wondering what the guy who is the odds-on favorite to be Shasta County's next state senator is all about? Well, you can meet Ted Gaines in person -- or at least hear him speak -- at next Monday's Redding Tea...
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Man, this looks like a great documentary. Heather Courtney recalls that she was "frustrated," troubled by "how small town America was often portrayed in the mainstream media." She said she wanted to make a movie that would "tell a story...
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We all know what a good guy -- printer, political activist, writer, scientist, diplomat -- Benjamin Franklin was. We can thank him for independence, the lighting rod, lending libraries, swim fins and bifocals. He also brought us the Chinese tallow. Oops.
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With winter quickly approaching, I want to share a great trick for keeping vents clean. Our household vents get so dirty because we use them all summer long with the air conditioner, and then all winter long with the heater.
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Plenty of plants stay bold even when it's cold
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Q: Our newly purchased house is covered with English ivy. How can we remove it?
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IGO — As two military jets streaked over the Northern California Veterans Cemetery, north state residents paid heartfelt tribute today to veterans still living and those who have fallen.
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DURHAM — The man killed in a rollover crash on Highway 99 Thursday afternoon has been identified by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office as Sequoi Bronson Myers, 20, of Chico.
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Brown leaf tips, loss of lower leaves and wilting are signs houseplants might be suffering from excess salts. High concentrations of salts in soil damage roots and make it difficult for plants to take up water. To keep salts from building up, allow some water to drain through the container when watering. Leach plants every
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A Redding man sought by law enforcement since August in connection with an attempted robbery in Shasta Lake that saw a man stabbed in the back was transferred Thursday from Las Vegas to Shasta County jail.
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War. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.However, on this Veteran's Day, it's good to remember that every person who has put on a uniform and fought, you are in our thoughts today. Here's Edwin Starr, with War, your Video Friday
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I don't imagine the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers' Association will have a hard time finding plaintiffs: The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association announced its intention to sue the State of California if it attempts to collect a new fire tax that could...
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Siskiyou County authorities have jailed a Dunsmuir woman in connection with an August home invasion robbery.
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"We are looking at the systematic annihilation of our state heritage." So said California State Parks Director Ruth Coleman at a recent town hall, organized by Sen. Doug LaMalfa, about how to keep Chico's Bidwell Mansion open, per the Chico...
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Where is this barn located? Welcome to the weekly History Mystery Photo Contest. If you're the first person to give the correct answer, you'll win a $10 gift certificate from River City Java plus an award certificate with your name...
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A clip from Chris Foxworthy's "Thunder Over Reno." Click here....
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Veterans Day will be partly cloudy and seasonably mildish in the far northern Sacramento Valley. Meanwhile, rain chances forecast for this weekend have all but evaporated. Temperatures will peak around 63 degrees across the valley floor this afternoon, the National Weather Service said. The average high i
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Clair Hearn, like the rest of her fellow eighth-graders, was standing in a circle around the center of her history classroom, devoid of any desks, tables and chairs.
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Redding won't look further into privatizing the city's water and sewer treatment plants, information technology and planning and building departments, the City Council decided at a special meeting Thursday.
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RED BLUFF —The state Public Works Board on Thursday approved acquiring a 4.4-acre site between Walnut Street and Hook Road to build a courthouse.
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Plumas Bancorp posted its seventh consecutive quarterly profit.
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The trial of a Redding man accused of throwing the fatal punch that killed another man at a Redding nightclub in 2009 appears to be back on track.
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RED BLUFF — A pair of freeway-facing signs displaying health notices, medical services and clinic information, as well as showcasing community events, were approved by the city Planning Commission this week, raising hopes for a more vital city.
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SHASTA LAKE —A Southern California tea party activist created more controversy this week in the attempt to recall Councilwoman Dolores Lucero when he posted a doctored photo of the city's former mayor with Adolf Hitler on a Facebook page run by Lucero supporters.
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Democrat lawmakers from Southern Oregon and Northern California are asking Congress for approval to spend nearly $800 million to restore salmon runs and sustain irrigation for farmers in the Klamath Basin, where some of the bitterest battles in the nation have been fought over sharing water between fish and farms.
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Shasta County planning commissioners unanimously approved recommending a ban on growing medical marijuana inside homes Thursday.
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Retired Marine Corps Col. Wally Wessel and Navy Petty Officer Chad R. Regelin come from different generations, different wars, different hometowns and different branches of the military.
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In 1911: Watson's Cheese Factory in Beiber was manufacturing about 10,000 pounds of cheese a month, which was being sold to Sacramento and Redding dealers.
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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: It has been a busy two months, and full of unique, interesting experiences, as always. The day after I sent my last email it was my birthday, and besides a nice big cake for all the staff at work to share, and a home-made card signed by all, a few friends chipped in [...]
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Sheriff Jon Lopey is right.
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The 2011 off-year elections are a warning to Republicans. The 2010 party is over. 2012 will be a struggle.
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Recently the Shasta County district attorney, Steve Carlton, allowed the Anderson police officer accused of raping a woman while taking her to jail to plead to what in essence is a slap on the wrist. When residents of Shasta County expressed their outrage at such a miscarriage of justice and such a dereliction of duty, Carl
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Stillwater Business Park may one day host a movie studio specializing in family-friendly film, television, live action features and animation.
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City focuses on collectives
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COTTONWOOD — The Hornets' road trip will continue for at least another week.
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The Trinity Wolves took home a big playoff win Thursday night with a 42-8 football victory over Live Oak.
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CHICO — Fourth-seeded Chico beat No. 5 Shasta 30-21 in a playoff football game Thursday night at Asgard Yard.
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COTTONWOOD — The Eagles seem to rise to the occasion against the toughest competition.
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RPOA would like to thank all of the veterans who have served our country. Your service is truly appreciated. We would like to recognize current members of the Redding Police Department who have served.
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This Veterans Day weekend, November 11 to 13, will be celebrated as a fee-free period for all park visitors in honor of U.S. veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces. In addition to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, this waiver includes the more than 100 units of the national park system that charge entranc
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Shasta Regional Community Foundation Participates in National Effort to Highlight Local Impact of Philanthropy During the week of November 12-18, 2011, Shasta Regional Community Foundation will join more than 700 community foundations across America for Community Foundation Week. For more than 20 years, the effort has raise
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Ansel Adams: America Few words can enhance the experience of seeing over 100 photos of the American landscape by the master. Watching them on a big screen, while also listening to the rich orchestral flavors of music by Chris and Dave Brubeck, will be truly memorable. To watch a video of Chris Brubeck and Kyle [...]
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A 41-year-old Dunsmuir woman was arrested today in connection with the August home-invasion robbery in Dunsmuir, according to the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office.
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America and its youth will be celebrated Saturday night when the North State Symphony stages "American Portrait," a multimedia spectacle at the Cascade Theatre that will feature everything from an Ansel Adams exhibition to a piccolo performance by Shasta High junior Greg Manuel.
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Redding could outlaw all medical marijuana collectives operating in town by Dec. 1, under an emergency ordinance up for City Council consideration Tuesday.
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Nell Robinson was puzzled when her brother-in-law, a Navy pilot, volunteered to leave his wife and three kids behind to go serve in Iraq. Her search for answers led her to create "Soldier Stories," a concert that pays homage to those who serve in the U.S. military.
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The Clampers are those men dressed in red shirts adorned with impressive looking badges, pins and other strange items who are dedicated to preserving western and mining history along with a never-ending quest for good old-fashioned fun.
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What is Title Insurance? Title insurance is insurance that protects the insured from loss as a result of title defects or that the title to real property is not valid. Two kinds of Title Insurance There are two types of …
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I'd had an inkling this was coming down the pipe, but the City Council's agenda for next week makes it official: "The City Attorney recommends the City Council adopt the attached urgency ordinance ... creating a ban on establishment of...
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Stillwater Business Park may one day host a movie studio specializing in family-friendly film, television, live action features and animation.
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State Sen. Doug LaMalfa has lived up to his slogan -- "He's one of us" -- well enough that people involved in Shasta County politics and government, on and off the record, expressed disappointment at losing his representation. The 2012...
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One of the things I've always loved about the Holidays is gathering for the big feasts. I love the smells, the kitchen bustle, the traditions... eating - It's all good. Exhaustion, headaches, and body aches sometimes accompany these days. We often write these off as flu symptoms or simply the result of tiredness fr
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In response to a recent Redding.com post by Anna Moseley about the idea of using your kitchen cook oven to clean your grill:Don't forget - gas fueled cook ovens vent directly into the home. CO is a dangerous byproduct that enters into the home, and your body, when the stove is in use. Most manufacturers directions inc
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The Shasta County Planning Commission meets today to discuss medical cannabis regulations.
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IT IS OFFICIAL... Party ExtraordinAir is now in REDDING, CA!! As many of you know, Party Extraordinair has recently partnered with the ultimate enterainment center
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4. Anderson and West Valley high schools present "Once Upon A Mattress" 7 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday at the Anderson Union High School Performing Arts Center, 1471 Ferry St., Anderson. Tickets available at the school, Bernie's Guitar in Redding and Anderson Florist & Gifts in Anderson. General
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Christy Dell is a Redding mom of three (soon to be four). She grew up in Indonesia, which has influenced some of her love of ethnic art and culture. She has always been creative, starting with drawing and batik as a teen, and now working with oils, acrylics and mixed media. Dell has her master’s degree in psychology and p
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Partners Don Farrow and Brian Burroughs are continuing a tradition on Hartnell Avenue – serving up delicious deli sandwiches, pizza, salads and soups for lunch, preparing roasted turkeys with all the trimmings for the holidays and processing deer, bear, duck and other game bagged by north state hunters year round.
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• Help the Horses • Play Golf, Drink Wine • Celebrate the Blend • Visit the Cat • More in Manton • Indian Peak Happenings • Such a Release!
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Not so long ago, a Manzanita Elementary School fourth-grader picked up a flute for the first time and fell in love. Today, that young man’s prowess on the piccolo has earned him top billing in this weekend’s North State Symphony.
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With a student body ranging from the sixth to the 12th grade, University Preparatory School drama teacher Romney Clements has a pretty big talent pool to draw from. She took full advantage when casting for the musical “Annie,” which opens at 7 p.m. Friday at the David Marr Auditorium.
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Saw this plea on Craigslist a year ago. Renee tells me she’d still like to find it, so I am re-posting it. Maybe you can help. In the greater scheme of things, it’s perhaps not crucial. But a poetic return of the instrument is pleasing to consider. “It’s a long story, but here g
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The trial of a Redding man accused of throwing the fatal punch that killed another man at a Redding nightclub in 2009 appears to be back on track.
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Our state senator, unsurprisingly, takes strong objection to the increased fire fee, newly enacted by the Board of Forestry, that will hit many of his rural constituents. "This new tax on rural Californians has been deeply flawed from the very...
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When one of his mules went on a rampage in the early 1850s, the end result was names for the Mad Mule Mine, Mad Mule Mountain and Mad Mule Canyon. Banghart was a gold miner whose mining claim was at...
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As we reported the other day, advocates of motorized recreation have come around to thinking they have some real friends in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, which is planning to study reopening some roads to mixed use of cars and off-highway...
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Here's a list of what's open and closed Friday in observance of Veterans Day:
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I am sick of fighting over this question with my friends and family. I think that Holiday has the best sandwiches in town while others insist that Raleys is better. If you suggest Subway I will ignore you just for the record. So who do you think makes the best sandwich in Redding? You can [...]
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Another Anderson home today. This one is an aggressively p
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Richard Nixon's grand jury testimony about the Watergate scandal that destroyed his presidency is finally coming to light.
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The northern Sacramento Valley is starting today with more record cold. But afternoon temperatures should wind up in the seasonably-mild mid-60s under mostly clear skies and a north wind up to 6 mph, the National Weather Service said. Redding Municipal Airport temperatures had dropped to 30 degrees just b
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The Shasta Regional Community Foundation announces the ARTicipate Campaign is nearing its goal. Through this campaign, every dollar contributed up to $150,000, will be matched in full. To date the community has contributed over $135,000 of the amount needed to secure the entire match. The campaign has until November 30, 201
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Even if a restaurant claims “you're family,” you're a customer, and they are in business to make a profit. Restaurants are good at separating you from your money: it's their raison de etre. A severe case of sticker shock upon presentation of the bill can cause a lingering sour aftertaste. The most obvious tip for [...]
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The U.S. soldiers, sailors and aircrews and the vast uniformed logistics apparatus that supported them in the grueling slog to victory in World War II did not think of themselves as a problem.
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Despite some encouraging details in Gov. Jerry Brown's recently announced pension-reform proposal, there's virtually no chance the state will seriously reform — or even seriously attempt to reform — a system creaking under the weight of up to an estimated $500 billion in unfunded liabilities.
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I am a member of the Committee to Recall Dolores Lucero and I have lived in Shasta Lake for more than 40 years. I raise my family here, I am employed and volunteer my time here, and I play sports here.
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This is for the citizens of Shasta Lake. It is my opinion that your rush to judgment on Councilwoman Dolores Lucero is a dire mistake.
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A shortened week hasn't jolted the Eagles' focus on a second chance.
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It may not have been the easiest route, but the Enterprise High volleyball team is back in the Northern Section finals.
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he next four years are set for two area athletes, before they've even stepped on the field for their senior campaigns.
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A welding crew working for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. sparked a fire that burned 16 acres near Oak Run last September, state investigators have concluded.
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Four north state drug- and gang-fighting task forces are among 34 teams that will lose state funding next year due to budget cuts, state Department of Justice officials said Wednesday.
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A record number of new foreclosure filings hit Shasta County in October, nearly doubling September's total.
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The Department of Interior has sent a letter to Siskiyou County officials rejecting their claims the federal government has violated laws pertaining to plans that could lead to the demolition of four dams on the Klamath River.
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Looking to start construction on its new community theater next spring, Riverfront Playhouse will hold a fundraiser Saturday.
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A Christian organization that sends shoeboxes filled with gifts to children overseas will begin collecting donations next week in Redding.
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In 1911: Mrs. L. Keenerfi, who homesteaded the land on the plain known as the old Walton place in Fall River, had moved out there to hold onto her claim.
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The state has made the switch from paper to plastic for unemployment insurance benefits. Nearly 1.1 million debit cards were issued during the conversion.
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A 21-year-old Redding man accused of murdering a transient by repeatedly stabbing him and slitting his throat broke down and cried during his arraignment Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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North state Congressman Wally Herger is co-sponsoring a bill that would help small businesses in economically depressed areas such as Shasta County.
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As her parents sat discreetly in the back row of the courtroom, a 23-year-old woman accused of murdering her 4-day-old daughter was arraigned Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A state board restocked with Gov. Jerry Brown appointees approved a $150 fire fee Wednesday on rural homeowners this fiscal year, continuing a drive by the Democratic governor to raise $50 million from those residents.
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You have heard the message by now: Melanoma is deadly.
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How many of us thought about long-term care insurance when we were young — probably very few of us.
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211 Shasta is here
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of B- and O- blood.
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Unfortunately, I hadn't even known the state Board of Forestry was taking this issue back up again, but The Bee reports that residents of the State Responsibility Area will be paying at least $115 a year or as much as...
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Barbara Riddle, Redding
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The U.S. soldiers, sailors and aircrews and the vast uniformed logistics apparatus that supported them in the grueling slog to victory in World War II did not think of themselves as a problem.
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Vince Copeland, Shasta Lake
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Despite some encouraging details in Gov. Jerry Brown's recently announced pension-reform proposal, there's virtually no chance the state will seriously reform — or even seriously attempt to reform — a system creaking under the weight of up to an estimated $500 billion in unfunded liabilities.
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James Alan Henley, born Aug. 13, 1968, passed away in Maui, Hawaii, on Oct. 29 after a short illness. He was with his family. He is survived by parents Judith Mow-Smale and Robert Henley; brothers Bruce Johnson and Rob Henley; and son Kyle J. Henley. In June 1986 Henley graduated from Pickford High School in Pickford,
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This legit. This is too legit.This is too legit to quit!
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Here’s a nice REO home in the Tierra Oaks neighborhood. It’s said to be a 2550 sqft 4/3 on 3 acres. It once listed as high as $526K. We recall it as failed short sale from a while back. Now it’s a Fannie Mae asset, and while it is as yet un-priced, it should be listed shortly. Give us a call if you have
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RED BLUFF - A truck driver arrested in July after more than 20 pounds of cocaine was found hidden in a duffel bag in the cab of his semi-truck has been sentenced to eight years in prison, prosecutors announced today
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When it comes to family matters, women are often the head (and sometimes the sole member) of the planning committee. Vacations, dinner parties, school activities and celebrations… many of these wouldn’t happen at all if the women of the family didn’t take the lead. Estate Planning tends to be no different: M
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The Shasta County Coroner's office has identified the transient who was fatally stabbed Saturday.
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It's no longer here but it stood on the very spot where Pacific Bell's telephone building stands at 1664 Pine Street in Redding. Henry came here as a goldminer in 1849. He used his gold earnings to buy a mule...
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Not there was much doubt about the matter, but Dan Logue, who currently represents the 3rd Assembly District, has officially declared he's running for re-election in the new 1st District, which includes Shasta and Siskiyou counties. His focus is all...
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Low mortgage rates and rock-bottom home prices are making home ownership for some more attainable than ever today. But the historic low rates for a home loan aren't good for everybody. The Associated Press reported Tuesday night that Fannie Mae is asking for more taxpayer money. $7.8 billion, to
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Incredibly, somebody in a bubble thinks a bonus is a good idea, no joke. Together, federally seized Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have so far cost $169 billion in taxpayer rescue dollars in support since their
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Where did I put those extra RPG’s? Russian diplomacy at its best.
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Some of these idiots should just stick to driving a regular car.
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A deer gave several people a shock when it crashed through the front window of a Metro Atlanta restaurant Sunday afternoon. Surveillance video showed the deer flying through the glass near the hostess stand of the Taco Mac on Windward Parkway in Alpharetta. Without missing a beat, the deer made its way toward the patio, [..
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The northern Sacramento Valley will see another sunny, seasonably mild day after a second straight light freeze in parts of the greater Redding area. The municipal airport recorded a 32-degree temperature shortly after 6 a.m. Lower temperatures are possible with another hour before sunrise, but the 28-degree reco
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Even though it's doing better than most other counties in the state, Shasta County's rates of obese and overweight children increased slightly, says a five-year study released today.
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Manufacturing is not, as the conventional wisdom would have it, dead. The United States produces more goods than any other country in the world. No. 2, with many more people, is China.
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One of the things that has struck me, when I have gone on luxury cruise ships, is that most of the passengers look like they are older than the captain — and luxury cruise ships don't have juveniles as captains.
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I have come close to writing in support of the red light cameras more than once. I couldn't resist any longer.
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I agree with Silas Lyons' column about the Winnemen Wintu's rites of womanhood.
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Please keep the stoplight cameras at the very busy Redding intersections.
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If the citizens of Redding truly wish to protest the use of red-light cameras, then they should simply stop running the red lights.
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I believe that my son-in-law has a great idea. The president should have one six-year term. This would eliminate his campaigning for re-election instead of tending to business.
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"Occupy Wall Street," despite legitimate concerns, is misplaced and unfocussed; it belongs in Washington, D.C.
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A few weeks ago there was a traumatic event at my home at 4 a.m. Thanks to the 911 operator and the fast response of the Redding Police Department, my life was saved.
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I'm on a tight budget this year. How can I save money on my Thanksgiving dinner? Store managers know that during the holidays people buy more food than usual, so many major grocery stores have a free-turkey offer with a fairly minimal purchase. Just pick the store that has the turkey you want as a freebie. I have
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Failures and foibles. We all have them, you know. In great quantity and variety. And what’s one person’s failure is another person’s foible. I guess that’s the beauty of being human.
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Shasta County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a woman who they said let her 4-day-old daughter die from neglect.
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It's been a long time, but the Wolves finally return to the Northern Section prep volleyball finals.
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A correspondent relays this dispatch from "Occupy Fresno," which serves as one more reminder that the talk of these lefty protesters can eerily echo the rhetoric of the Tea Partiers: Fresno County Sheriffs Lt. Andriatti and Officer Neil Dadian were...
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The former manager of a private water company in Shingletown was arrested today on at least 66 counts of embezzlement alleging he stole at least $34,000 from ratepayers.
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ORLAND — A call to the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office reporting that a woman had driven into a field and was taking items out of her car led to the arrest of two Monday, and the discovery of drugs, a loaded firearm and evidence of identity theft.
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Across the country, employers are putting out the "Help Wanted" signs with more frequency. The Labor Department said Tuesday that nearly 3.4 million jobs were posted in September, The Associated Press reported. That's the most since August 2008. Economist suggest the increase will continue. "Busin
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SMITH RIVER — Reports from Andy Martin of Wild Rivers Fishing and Harvey Young of Fishawk River Company confirmed the river blew out and the kings moved in big time over the weekend, providing some good action on Sunday after the low flow closure
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Anderson police were unable to find a suspected armed robber Monday after a witness reported the heist in the parking lot outside the Walmart on Rhonda Road.
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While reading the story in today's paper about the USFS mules spending the winter in paradise on the McConnell property, I couldn't help but think about Dirty-Faced Jack, a much-loved mule who lived and worked here during the days of...
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Redding recorded its coldest Nov. 8 temperature on record this morning.
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This is taken from a story in the Chico Enterprise Record. Chico PD responded to a call about the suspect vandalizing an Occupy Chico booth and making verbal threats. When officers contacted him, he began fightin
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The criminal trial of a man accused of throwing the fatal punch that killed another man at a Redding nightclub in 2009 was delayed today after his defense attorney was earlier taken to a Redding hospital after complaining of chest pains.
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Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a woman who they said let her 4-day-old daughter die from neglect.
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Vintage Wine Bar & Restaurant, aNewsCafe.com and HawkMan Studios invite you to the ArtHop After-Party featuring live music by Allison and Victor Magnetic, warm, and lively, this acoustic sound combines sweet original songs, vocals, and guitar work of a singer-songwriter, with old-school jazz saxophone melodies and great
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I have been dabbling in ceramics since 1994, but my interest in the medium became focused after my archaeologist daughter invited me to study with her friend and mentor, Felipe Ortega, a master in the traditional micaceous pottery techniques of the Northern Rio Grande and the Jicarilla Apache. According to Indian tradition,
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The northern Sacramento Valley will see another sun-washed day after this fall's first freezing morning. Redding Municipal Airport had dropped to 31 degrees as of 6 a.m. A weather station in Palo Cedro reported 28 degrees and another in southwest Cottonwood, 27 degrees. Afternoon temperatures should top o
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The Active 20-30 Club of Redding is proud to announce that entries for the 4th Annual Sundial Film Festival (SFF) are now being accepted online at www.sundialfilmfestival.com. We are calling on individuals from all backgrounds and ages, especially Northern Californians, to submit short films and photos for the Festival. The
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Don't miss the Redding Discovery Shop's Christmas Open House event. What a great time to shop and get a head start on the holidays. Decorations, jewelry, clothing, linens or gifts we have it all. Refreshments and cheer will be served Saturday, November 12th. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. For more informa
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A nationwide push to more tightly regulate traffic on the Forest Service's roads and ban most cross-country four-wheeling altogether has left many locals bristling at what they see as a high-handed move to shut the public out of the forests.
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It's easy to dismiss the "Occupy" movement that quickly spread from Wall Street in New York to California points like Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento and San Francisco as mainly an activity for the homeless and a bunch of anarchists. The movement prides itself on having no formal leadership, no structure and ha
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Eleven thousand signatures resisting a development that could add so many jobs and revenue to Shasta County — why? Because of agriculture production or agriculture soil? Certainly not production.
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This business of needed tax revenue coming by the sacrifice of Churn Creek Bottom is bordering on insanity. Giving up local crown jewels for pennies is nothing new in our history. But why does it persist?
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The prep volleyball playoffs kicks off today and all five of the 2010 Northern Section winners have returned to defend their titles.
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The Redding Swim Team had three individual high-point winners in the Heritage Plaza Age Swim Meet at Shasta College over the weekend.
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A year ago, the Enterprise Elementary District received a three-year, $30,000 grant from the state to promote local foods in the cafeteria, but so far, not one penny has been spent.
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Criminal proceedings were suspended Monday so a mental health evaluation can be performed on a Medford, Ore., man shot by sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers last month after he allegedly fired a rifle at them near Castella following a chase on Interstate 5 from the Oregon border.
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When Jamael Kinsey found out last week that his show choir was in an online competition to be named the most popular high school show choir in the United States, he predicted it'd win third place.
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It may be getting cold in Redding, but for 13 pack mules and three horses with the United States Forest Service that just relocated here for winter, the city might as well be a tropical paradise.
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The Redding Scooter Society is joinng Scooterville for the 2011 Redding Christmas Parade I know there are a few members here Please chine in if you would like to be in the parade (will send you details if you join us)
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Despite my recent depressing entries, I am in fact looking forward to Christmas and the whole holiday season. I fully expect to still be functioning and almost cheerful by then.If you would like a Christmas card from me, please send me your address. You can either send me an LJ message, or post it here (comments
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A man in his 30s died Sunday in a fire that torched part of a Yreka motel.
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Anderson police faced waves of calls early Saturday from residents saying their car and truck tires had been slashed.
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Downtown Travel collecting food
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Report: More study needed into cause of inmate's death
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The Associated Press reports that more homeowners are delinquent on their mortgages. Story cites numbers from TransUnion: The rate that mortgage holders were late with their payments by 60 days or more rose in the June-to-September period for the first time since the last three months of 2009, accordi
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BURNEY - A 41-year-old transient who is a registered sex offender from New Jersey was arrested today in Burney after failing to register in Shasta County after arriving here.
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If you'd asked me 20 years ago what I'd be doing today, I might have said cruising the Caribbean or greeting at Walmart or getting my knees replaced.
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See who was at what recent north state event.
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It's easy to dismiss the "Occupy" movement that quickly spread from Wall Street in New York to California points like Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento and San Francisco as mainly an activity for the homeless and a bunch of anarchists. The movement prides itself on having no formal leadership, no structure and ha
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ANDERSON - Police are investigating this evening a reported armed robbery that apparently occurred in the parking lot at Walmart.
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That's what the conservatives who sponsored the "Defend Rural America" event up in Siskiyou County called the sheriffs -- including Shasta County's Tom Bosenko -- who took part. Well just what is a "Constitution Sheriff"? Well, I think Richard Mack...
Redding kindergarten teacher Chris Semaras will be one of forty runners who will be joining Team Hoyt as part of the 2012 Boston Marathon. Father/son marathoners Dick and Rick Hoyt will be competing in their 30th Boston Marathon this April.
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"Winter Gifts" in Mount Shasta An artists' reception is scheduled on Fri., Nov. 18, at 5-8pm, for the Mountain Arts Cooperative annual holiday show at the Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery in downtown Mount Shasta. Show dates are Nov. 15 through Dec. 31. Gallery hours M-F 10-5 & Sat. 11-5. Call 530-938-0130.
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Who are those red-shirted, suspender-wearing guys who call themselves "Clampers?" Oh yes, they also love history and they are known to drink lots of beer. Officially, they are The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus (ECV), a fraternal...
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“Further studies” are needed to determine why a 33-year-old Redding inmate died Friday in his medical cell in the Shasta County jail.
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Criminal proceedings were suspended today in Shasta County Superior Court against a 42-year-old Medford, Ore., man shot by sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers last month after allegedly firing a rifle at them near Castella following a lengthy chase on Interstate 5 so his mental health can be evaluated.
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A man in his 30s died Sunday in a fire that torched part of a Yreka motel.
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From an LA Times blog: Americans are currently on pace to spend a record $489 billion on gasoline in 2011 because prices have remained at high levels all year. The only year that came close to the current situation was...
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It’s not a problem on your end. The hosting geeks tell me they are working on it. It’s quite frustrating. FDotD is hosted elsewhere. I haven’t had any problems at all with this this hosting company until today, so please hang in there with me and remain patient. Here is a log in for
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Voices of Faith — Nov. 12, 2011 Q. How should people of your faith respond to suffering when they see it?
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Enterprise High School's show choir took third place today in the online poll at Parade Magazine's Web site, where 12 show choirs were competing for votes.
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Strapped my video camera to a Segway and rolled down the River Trail to the Sundial Bridge, and around Turtle Bay Museum. It was my first time on a Segway. They are as fun as they look, and remarkably easy to learn and ride. If you haven’t tried this yet, you owe yours
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“Newer home on 2 acres in private rural setting yet close to ever
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After so much talk recently about the "1 percent" and the "99 percent" --- the growing American wealth gap -- here comes the Census Bureau with another wrinkle: The gap in wealth between younger and older households is the widest...
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Tehama County sheriff's deputies said they arrested a Redding couple on suspicion of methamphetamine possession early Friday morning.
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What are your plans on Thanksgiving morning? Will you be cooking, cleaning, watching football, sleeping, visiting with relatives? How about, well...walking, or, running!  Don't miss out on Redding's biggest and longest standing tradition on Thanksgiving morning...Turkey Trot 2011 is here
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SHASCOM will participate Wednesday morning in a nationwide Emergency Alert System test, the first of its kind.
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Someday…
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Police are looking for a red Ford Explorer reported stolen from a Cottonwood gas station at about 6:15 a.m. today.
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The northern Sacramento Valley will see full-throated sunshine today after an overcast and sometimes rainy weekend. But daytime temperatures will stay on the cool side. Temperatures across the valley floor will top out around 60 degrees, the National Weather Service said. The average high temperature in Redding o
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Painter/musician J. Norman Stewart (aka: John N. Stewart) spent 60 years in the Los Angeles area and played at Tony Danza's "My Place" restaurant, The Alley Cat Bistro, Alphonses (in Toluca Lake), and several venues in Newport Beach. His style is light, sometimes whimsical, and he prefers old standards, gospel, show tunes,
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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. Not expecting to be a match, she had her cheeks swabbed for DNA so she could join the millions of other people in the [
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On Saturday, November 12, the Seventh Northern California Authors Fair will be held at the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding, California from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clustered around the Center Court, the Fair is only one of the events put on by the Writers Forum, a Shasta County organization granted not-for-profit status in 1983. [...]
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No, diligent voter, you have not been dropped from the mail-ballot list. You didn't accidentally recycle the voters guide with last week's newspapers. The county clerk doesn't think you're dead.
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In 2008 the collapse of subprime mortgages plunged us into recession. Today another 11 million homes are underwater with a large proportion at risk of foreclosure. Republicans in Congress have made clear they will not pass legislation to help deal with the problem.
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When I first saw pictures of the violence and chaos in Oakland involving the Occupy movement, I thought they must be from Greece or some Third World country. But, no, this is happening right here in our backyard.
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With "three strikes" and the war on drugs, I find it no wonder that we're in the mess that we're in with the prison industry. These laws have been clogging up the system, and all it took was a stock market crash to really jam things up.
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On a planet where the people need water, we are given a choice of president between the representative of Coke and the representative of Pepsi. The vote of the people has become irrelevant in both Washington and Sacramento as the power of the political parties has grown.
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I would like to send a "job well done" to all the parents of the 200 to 300 kids who came to my house on Halloween for trick-or-treat. What a bunch of nice kids.
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A tale of two Enterprise high schools tells the big difference between California prep volleyball rules and those in other states when it comes to how many matches a team can play.
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The Anderson youth soccer league's Serpents, a U-10 girls team, capped off a near perfect and undefeated season Sunday with a championship win at this past weekend's north state regional playoffs held at Redding Soccer Park.
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday will consider moving forward with a proposal that could ease some of the U.S. Forest Service's restrictions on area forest roads.
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Redding's most famous bald eagles are apparently abandoning their nest.
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Police have arrested a Redding man in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred near an industrial park in north Redding on Saturday.
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A 44-year-old Hat Creek man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of beating a woman with a fire poker, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
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In the wake of the first wind turbine project going online last year, energy developers have proposed five more meteorological test stations in Shasta County to determine if the area can support more wind turbines.
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In 1911: Residents in the southern portions of the county who lived along the creeks and waterways experienced skies filled with wild pigeons coming home to roost in the trees in the evenings. Pigeon hunters were having a heyday.
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A 44-year-old Hat Creek man was arrested Saturday for allegedly beating a woman with a fire poker, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.
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Police have arrested a Redding man in connection a fatal stabbing that occurred near an industrial park in north Redding.
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Redding’s most famous bald eagles are apparently abandoning their nest.
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Politically aware readers of a certain age will remember the above phrase, coined by one of Richard Nixon's speechwriters in 1969. This short film, from the New York Times web site, may be interesting in light of next year's presidential...
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A woman called 911 this afternoon to report that she'd been held against her will in a room at the Budget Lodge in Redding for the past two days and needed medical treatment.
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We attended the 41st Annual American Association of University Women (Redding AAUW) Home tour, a benefit for Local Scholarships and Educational Fellowships. The Redding branch of the AAUW has a
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Beginning in the 1850s, sawmills began to spring up in the Shingletown area. Back in those days, how in the world did they get their products to their faraway customers? Horses, mules or oxen were first used to haul the...
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I just want the pain and hurt and stress to stop. I want to be happy again. Every time I start to think that maybe I am out of the worst of it, something else happens that crushes me. What next?
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Showers are likely to continue today, and the high is set for 52 degrees in the Redding area. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a 70 percent chance of precipitation. The low tonight should drop down to 35 degrees. Tomorrow, expect slightly warmer temperatures with a high of 58 degrees an
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are carnage, jerk and puncture. Kinda angry. After I open my eyes and hears the sounds of women, wailing. There’s a gauzy sheet pulled over me, soft and ticklish on my cheeks as I rise.
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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 Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board (MHADAB) is recruiting for new members. The MHADAB provides oversight of the local mental health system and alcohol and drug programs, and is composed of community members, individuals with mental illness, family members of people living with mental illness or drug and alco
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Come join us for a wonderful evening, celebrating The LOVE of Horses at our Whinny & Wine fundraising event on Saturday, November 12th from 6pm to 9pm in the beautiful Win-River Eagle room at Win-River Casino in Redding, California. Enjoy tasting wonderful wines, featuring Alpen Cellars, Dakaro Winery, Mt. Tehama Winery
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Daylight-saving time will end at 2 a.m. today. Clocks should be turned back one hour. Now, what shall we do with that extra 60 minutes? Ideas?
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Not so long ago, a pair of nesting bald eagles near the Highway 44 bridge across the Sacramento River presented us with the opportunity to do the right thing.
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One of the charges that recall proponents level at embattled Shasta Lake City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero is that she is quick to fling accusations of wrongdoing, shady ethics and even criminality without sufficient evidence to back them up. This is true.
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In September, when some 1,000 Occupy Wall Street protesters took a stand in Zuccotti Park, I thought that perhaps their actions signaled the start of something really interesting. Clearly the crowd was left of center — generally touchy-feely territory — but it seemed like they might forge a platform from which t
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On Oct. 18 the Redding City Council voted 5-0 to invoke coordination. It is apparent that many people do not know about or do not understand what coordination is and why this vote is so important.
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Joe Wong is breaking the chain.
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Timecard requirements seem simple. Compared to everything else required of employers, timecards are often the last thing we think about.
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There are certain things that seem to sneak up on me over and over. Dentist appointments (who remembers an appointment they made six months ago?), flu season (I think my aversion to shots makes me resist this one), and Daylight Saving Time always are here before I expect them.
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Jessie Pierce and Jeff Henley, both of Shasta Lake, are engaged to be married Feb. 11, 2012, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah;s Witnesses (West Shasta Lake). The bride-elect is the daughter of Mont and Terry Pierce of Shasta Lake. Her fiance is the son of Sandra Brown of Shasta Lake.
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My son Davey has had an ongoing love affair with Star Wars Lego sets for some time now. He possesses an enormous amount of patience and concentration for putting them together, and any gift money received is directly invested into new and exciting sets.
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The Shasta Public Libraries is committed to lifelong learning and life enrichment through skills enhancement.
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Roger and Pat Henry of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 10, 2011, with a dinner cruise in South Lake Tahoe. They were married Sept. 15, 1961, in Anderson. They have lived in Redding for 50 years.
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Katie Ballard and Brian Nell, both of Phoenix, Ariz., are engaged to be married Dec. 3, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Joe and Peggy Ballard of Redding. She graduated from Shasta High School in 2008. She graduated in 2010 from Shasta College, where she earned an associate degre
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Emily Durbin and Mike DeFillipo, both of Redding, were married Sept. 17, 2011, at Tierra Oaks Golf Club in Redding. The Rev. Sue Miller-Born officiated. The bride is the daughter of Deborah Durbin-Hagey of Redding. She graduated in 2007 from the University of the Pacific, earning a bachelor's degree in sports medicine. S
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Christina Parks and Matthew Feyling, both of Redding, were married Oct. 15, 2011, at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. A reception followed at Pinot Brasserie in Las Vegas. The Rev. Joseph W. Russell officiated. The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Deborah Parks of Redding. She is a senior account clerk for Shasta Count
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Last spring when the sky was falling like the hand of fate had pulled the plug from the dark clouds up above, the rain gutters on our house began overflowing from one end of our roofline to the other. It seemed like a timely moment for mentioning to Fran that she may have been remiss in cleaning out the leaves and related g
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In "Portrait of a Spy," his 14th book in the Gabriel Allon series, Daniel Silva deftly moves from London's posh art galleries to Washington, D.C.'s recent conciliatory approach to world affairs, and then to the evil plotters who desire the downfall of western civilization.
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Dear Straight Talk: You wrote last week about how risque attire can draw unwanted attention and lead to trouble if a girl is naive or insecure. How does this relate to Halloween? My daughter (almost 17) and her friends are planning to dress like "ladies of the night." Should I be concerned? Or is this one night they can get
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Your front-page article last Sunday regarding "red-light cameras" stated that the videos are viewed by Redflex, and then reviewed by Redding police officers, who toss out the tickets "if the violations are minor."
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In answer to the Oct. 30 letter by Hank Mostovoy titled "People too smart to vote for GOP" praising President Roosevelt:
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A recent letter to the editor stated an old adage that cattle grazing damages vernal pools, but recent research tells a different story. Research on vernal pools by biologists, range managers and environmental groups have demonstrated what many ranchers have known for some time: Grazing by domestic livestock, if managed wel
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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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Lois Requist, Benicia
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Roy Hutchings, Oak Run
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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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This guy has a death wish.
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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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