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January 26th, 2012

Started to crawl into bed. Suddenly feel... something small, spongy, soft in the sheets.Turn on light. It's a used teabag.
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The Shasta Builders Exchange Training Center will host "EPA – Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule Training" from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday.
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Many of the names chosen for Shasta County's early towns and settlements have left people laughing, wondering, scratching their heads and asking themselves why in the world did they name it that?
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Another Chance Animal Welfare League seeks volunteers to help in thrift store, work in office and foster animals.
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Faced with unprecedented threats from industrial development, these national forests need strong national protections. So Jane Danowitz, U.S. public lands director for the Pew Environment Group, tells the AP for a story about the release of the new Forest Service...
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SHINGLETOWN — A 70-year-old man surrendered to authorities here late Thursday afternoon after Shasta County sheriff’s deputies said he shot his 50-year-old son.
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U.S. Army Spc. William James Williams got a very warm welcome home present Thursday from a Lassen View Elementary School class.
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Just in time for Valentine's Day! For ages 3 months to 6 years. All clothing and props included! Call today to reserve your spot! Feb 1-9th only!
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While a number of new bars have opened up in the past couple years (some, too, have thrown in the towel), it can sometimes be hard to find the right place to spend an evening. If you want a place with dance music, an awesome sound system, good drinks and an all around fun environment, Bert & Ernie’s is the place for y
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Artist Frances "Fran" Watson is 93 years old, and still going strong. When asked about her outlook on life, she says, "I look to the future with joyful anticipation." Fran admits that It has taken her a long time to 'grow up' and that her goal is to "make the most of it." This prolific painter and poet's work is on display
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A 33-year-old man suffered second-degree burns after a fire broke out at a mobile home in Shasta Lake this morning.
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For the past 20 years, Mark Hummel has been putting together his Blues Harmonica Blowout shows with two purposes in mind: get his name out there and treat fans to some of the country’s top harp players.
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In just two years Grilla Bites has become a dining landmark in downtown Redding, serving an eclectic blend of organic and healthful soups, salads and sandwiches. It’s also a great place to hang and have a coffee drink, a juice smoothie or a “raw” dessert.
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Two pickups collided near the intersection of Railroad and Eugenia avenues in Redding this morning.
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NASA releases amazing 64 MP 8000 by 8000 picture of "the blue marble." If you look hard enough you might be able to see Redding, Click here for NASA's Flicker page....
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Okay, it’s the whole hemisphere, but Redding is there. Image courtesy of NASA. Thanks, NASA. Taken on January 4th 2012, so this year’s early light snowpack is well evident. A wonderful and thought provoking ima
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Three cars got into a collision this morning on southbound Interstate 5 in Anderson.
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Forecasters predict a high of 59 degrees and rain for most of the day today in Redding. Rain is likely between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., according to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Tonight, there's still a 20 percent chance of showers before 10 p.m., and the low should drop to 41 degrees. Friday, thou
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"Don't tax you. Don't tax me. Tax that fellow behind the tree!"
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PHOENIX — Presidential travel, especially in an election year, offers an insight into the favored electoral road map. So it is no surprise that President Obama's post-State of the Union schedule includes traditional battleground states:
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One thing veterans should understand better than anyone else is the fact that sometimes you have to make difficult choices. Gov. Jerry Brown's budget is a clear example of that principle.
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We have "cooling stations" provided for our Shasta County residents in the horrendous heat. Why not "warming stations" in the cold?
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Why is it that whenever the topic of "abortion" is brought up, politicians always treat it as a black or white issue — you're either pro-life or pro-abortion? Is it wrong to be both?
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In 1912: Harry L. Glover, owner of a new garage that was being constructed at Market and Placer streets and the agent for the standard Mitchell automobile, made his first sale in San Francisco to H.L. Moody, manager of The Searchlight. Mood purchased a 30-horsepower, five-passenger touring car. It was the latest four-door t
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A Redding woman who is on trial for second-degree murder in the death of her boyfriend took the witness stand Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court and maintained that she never deliberately meant to harm him.
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RED BLUFF — Drumming may be good for what ails you.
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Distribution of the wrong copy of a key Redding planning document to one of the city's volunteer advisory boards shined the spotlight Wednesday on what one member of that board said is a recent and ongoing trend of misinformation and misdirection from the city's Community Services Department.
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When a bus carrying an international troupe of singing orphans broke down in Redding a couple years back, they were offered a place to stay at Pilgrim Congregational Church.
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Distressed home sales in Shasta County in the third quarter of 2011 declined from the previous three months, an online database reported Wednesday.
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Foreclosure workshop Feb. 13
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A first-time event aimed at bringing housing help to Shasta County veterans while letting them know about services they might be missing is set for Friday.
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Redding police officers are searching for a man who they say sneaked into the Friendly Computing business on Victor Avenue through the rooftop ducts early Wednesday morning.
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The Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale runs through Saturday. Following are highlights of the 71st annual event.
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CHICO — Round 1 went to the Panthers.
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COTTONWOOD — Austin Lobsinger's final wrestling match on his home mat didn't last a full minute, but it was enough to spark his entire team to sweep through Central Valley with ease.
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A pair of thunderous, one-handed James Williams' dunks highlighted a roller-coaster win for the Knights.
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The Corsairs were too long and too in rhythm for the Knights on Wednesday night.
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Federal fisheries biologists say threatened coho salmon need to return to the Scott River in Siskiyou County at rates more than four times higher than ever recorded.
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You're sitting in a chair, reading or watching TV. Or you're lying in bed, not yet asleep, thinking about whatever. Then you notice there is a cat on your lap, or on your hip or your back or maybe on your head. The cat has been there for well over ten minutes. You might be scratching the cat's head. But you don't remember t
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A+, A-, AB+, B- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of O- and O+ donors as well as all blood types. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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This week I will cover a great core exercise that is both physically challenging and simple to perform. The "plank" trains the muscles in the core, while promoting proper alignment of the spine and helping to reduce pain in the lower back.
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A lot of folks from Redding have written books, but not that many have made The New York Times best-seller list. Robb Wolf's book, "The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet," did. Wolf, 40, was raised in Redding. He then studied biochemistry at Chico State, worked as a research biochemist and now co-owns a Chico gym call
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Shasta Regional Medical Center will offer free health screenings on Feb. 4 during its 26th annual HealthFest.
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A recent visit to Everyday Fitness on Athens Avenue broadened my perspective about exercise and seniors. There are vibrant groups of seniors who faithfully work out three times a week, and actually look forward to their mornings at the gym. The come in all shapes and sizes. Most look younger than their chronological age. Th
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Stay warm, safe during winter
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This article is from Redding.com Home sales in Shasta County jumped nearly 15 percent in 2011, reaching their highest level in four years, a sign that the market may be rebounding from its bottom. “I think 2011 was our first …
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Officers with the Red Bluff Police Department called in the bomb squad after they found homemade explosives in a parking lot today.
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WEED - A Portland, Ore., man was arrested here Tuesday after nearly 12 pounds of methamphetamine was found in a suitcase that was stored on a commercial bus, Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey announced today.
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Redding Police Officers say they arrested a man who they suspect had hatched a plan to rob a bank after the suspect left the building.
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Redding Police officers are searching for a man who they say sneaked into the Friendly Computing business on Victor Ave. through the rooftop ducting.
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As the number of Internet websites and software packages have quickly multiplied, along with the many books and stationery store kits that have always been available, do-it-yourself (DIY) estate planning is on the rise. The one-size-fits-all fill-in-the-blank forms that these sources provide may be attractive to some ind
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SMITH RIVER — Flows went to 100,000 cubic feet per second after 8 1/2 inches of rain hit it from the current storm, and some flood damage was reported. Flows were back down to 17,200 cubic feet per second in Hiouchi on Monday a.m. Plunkers were al
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A car fire at a storage unit on Twin View Boulevard was quickly extinguished Wednesday afternoon.
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Shasta County Association of Realtors President Doug Juenke noted this week that interest rates are so low and home prices are so affordable that in many cases it's cheaper to buy than rent. So what would your m
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Redding police found an 11-year-old boy this afternoon who reportedly went missing earlier today in the north part of town.
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Trinity County narcotics deputies arrested a man Friday after finding more than 40 pounds of marijuana, other drugs and a gun in a U-Haul truck during a traffic stop just outside Lewiston, according to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office.
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Sounds like J.C. Penney is getting rid of sales. Does this mean fewer inserts in the paper? From The Associated Press story: "J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40 percent so shoppers will no longer have to wait for a sale to get the lowest prices in it
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It was widely panned in State of the Union reviews. But his former speechwriter (who left for a Hollywood gig) gets the last word here. Read to the bottom. He really milked for all it was worth....
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AAA Northern California has announced its 2012 five-diamond hotels and restaurants. The hotels: _ The Ritz- Carlton in Half Moon Bay _ The Ritz- Carlton in San Francisco _ The Ritz-Carlton in Truckee, Lake Tahoe And the top restaurants: _ Cyrus in Healdsburg _ Erna's Elderb
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Can you imagine living without bread? Today all we have to do is go to the store and buy a loaf. Simple. It wasn't that easy for our pioneers. To make bread you need flour. To get flour to make...
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I don't know that the death of Brian Counts last week was somehow directly involved with alcohol, but it's hard not to speculate that it was, given his record. Counts had been sentenced at least three times for driving under...
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Two cities exist in Redding. You know about the first one. It has streets and traffic and stores and parks and hospitals and schools and churches and a library. This first Redding is just a little slice of California, USA, where citizens work hard and play hard. They pay bills and struggle and succeed and raise families 
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This email from the CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line appeared in my mailbox this morning: On behalf of all of us at Norwegian Cruise Line, I want to take this opportunity to assure you that the safety of our guests...
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A Shasta County deputy arrested a man in Shasta Lake Tuesday night who allegedly had marijuana, methamphetamine and a loaded revolver in his Jeep.
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This is a follow up to yesterday’s post about David Benda’s recent article in the Record Searchlight about our local housing sales. I pulled this data from the Shasta MLS and put it in graphic form to illustrate the trends.
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Just about anything having to do with Yosemite is stunning. This qualifies. Good time lapse photography is harder than it looks, making this effort all the more admirable. Best viewed full screen. Yosemite HD from Project Yosemite
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This morning's rain may continue into the day, but the high temperature should be warmer than yesterday's. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict a 30 percent chance of showers for the Redding area, mainly before 10 a.m., and a high of 60 degrees today. The low tonight should drop to 44 degrees.
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PALO CEDRO — The Panthers and Lions dove after every ball and fought tooth and nail for first place in the Five-Star League in a raw, unpolished war Tuesday night.
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California's finances are tight — but not so tight the state can't help kids get to school.
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Just days before the South Carolina primary, polls showed Mitt Romney leading Newt Gingrich. Then came the debates and the question about Gingrich's private life, which brought a devastating response from the former Speaker of the House — and a standing ovation from the audience.
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Regarding your Saturday editorial: As an artist whose work has been widely published, I am sensitive to copyright issues. The great irony of the SOPA and PIPA legislation, especially where television networks, production companies and movie studios are concerned, is that they are the biggest offenders.
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When the Hornets finally topple the Vikings in girls basketball, there's no doubt it's going to be well-deserved.
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Four of the hottest teams in the Northern Section will take to the court tonight, but only two of them will come away with wins.
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Ian Hofmann lit up Fitzpatrick Gymnasium with a 22-point performance, leading the Redding Christian boys basketball team to a 61-40 win over U-Prep in Palo Cedro on Tuesday night.
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Sam Aanestad, a 65-year-old former state senator and assemblyman from Penn Valley, said Tuesday he's pondering jumping into the race for the congressional seat to be left vacant by retiring U.S. Rep. Wally Herger.
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Reactions to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address were mixed in Shasta County, as Democrats approved of Obama's delivery while others acknowledged the speech's strengths but remained skeptical of the speaker.
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The Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center in Redding will host a benefit fundraiser tonight to celebrate the life of a Redding man who was killed last week after being hit by a pickup.
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RED BLUFF — Newly manufactured homes placed on land in unincorporated Tehama County must have fire-sprinkler systems, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday.
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Michele Hughes, a single mother with two daughters in college, got her first surprise when her doctor called to tell her she had cancer.
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A new state law intended to clarify local governments' role in regulating medical cannabis dispensaries seems to support Redding's and Shasta County's recent bans on the storefronts, local officials claim.
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Downtown Redding's legendary Lorenz Hotel is one step closer to landing a spot on the National Register of Historic Places after the State Historical Resources Commission approved a recommendation for its nomination.
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The Western Shasta Resource Conservation District will present the results of its community survey into residents' water and land use concerns for the Anderson Creek and Keswick Basin this evening.
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In 1912: Much rain fell in Coram in the previous 12 hours, resulting in two threatened washouts of the Southern Pacific track, one at the depot here and another one-fourth of a mile below. Gangs of men were stationed at the threatened breaks and were working strenuously to prevent an interruption of traffic. Trains passed o
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The Red Bluff Bull & Gelding Sale
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The national burger chain is in the Dana Crossing shopping center on Dana Drive next to Chipotle Mexican Grill.
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A 25-year-old man is facing a potential life sentence in March after being convicted Tuesday by a Shasta County jury of felony assault and battery for stomping on the head of a security guard last year at Win-River Casino in Redding.
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Nobody's ready to say the housing market has turned, but numbers suggest that sellers in Shasta County today may be in a better position than a year ago. Especially if you got a house on the market for under $150,000. There are currently around 900 homes listed for sale in Shasta County, well below the ne
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Sam Aanestad, a 65-year-old former state senator and assemblyman from Penn Valley, said today he’s pondering jumping into the race for the congressional seat to be left vacant by retiring U.S. Rep. Wally Herger
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement with World Fuel Services, Inc. to bring automated fuel services to the Fall River Mills airport again.
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Feeding tube Awareness week started in 2011, with the goal of raising awareness and providing education through social media, press media, and word of mouth. Here is a story about a local family with two little "tubies" of their own, and a peek and what tube feeding is all about.
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Julie Bass Kaplan, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduate at Simpson University, has been selected by the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) to present her poster at the 45th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference in Portland, Ore., on April 20.
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Student singers from the Shasta College Opera workshop will be performing Strauss' comic operetta "Die Fledermaus" (The Bat's Revenge) starting Thursday, Feb. 2 (7 p.m. curtain) through Sunday matinee (3 p.m.) on Feb. 5. Tickets are available at the door or online through shastacollege.edu. For more information call 242-77
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I never quite understood the source of the bad blood between former state Sen. Sam Aanestad and his successor, Sen. Doug LaMalfa. Might be nothing more than rival ambitious Republican camps. But it was there, and it might not be...
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by Mark McCandlish
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Redding has a long history of temperature and precipitation records dating back to 1875. However, the observation site has been moved several times. Because the precipitation and minimum temperature can vary dramatically over the area, it is hard to compare the data from the different sites. The intent of this paper is to t
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Millville was the leading eastern Shasta County town second only to Shasta in population until the railroad arrived in 1872 and established Redding signaling the end of Millville's glory days. During the late 1850s and throughout the 1860s, the town...
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A Tehama man was sentenced Monday to two years in prison after he punched a sheriff’s deputy in the nose last year, prosecutors announced today.
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Tehama County deputies are looking for whoever stole nearly 50 bottles of whiskey over the weekend from the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff.
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A Tehama County man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison after he failed to update his annual sex offender registration, prosecutors announced today.
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Voices of Faith — Jan. 28, 2012: We honor the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. in January. What do you think is the most significant contribution he made to our nation?
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Add "food blogger" to Webb's resume (inventor, entrepreneur, author, biz consultant). Where does he find the time? Check out the mouth-watering gourmet dishes he and his family eat. Maybe that's the key to his energy....
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A 52-year-old woman allegedly stabbed another woman in a downtown Redding residence Monday night.
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“Home sales jump in December, reaching highest level in four years Highest levels in 4 years point to market rebound” Well, we hope that’s true. It’s a hopeful article about our local
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Today should be cloudy with a high of 54 degrees in the Redding area. There's also a 20 percent chance of showers. Tonight, expect the low to drop to about 42 degrees. The chance for precipitation will pick up slightly overnight as well, with a 30 percent chance of showers expected after 4 a.m. that will carry into the day
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Or in the case of yesterday, drop whatever you are doing and seek a place that has a stellar view of our newly snow dusted mountains, like this breathtaking viewpoint on the way to Shasta Dam. Northern California in all its glory on a sunny day after a cool Winter storm.
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Another renowned instrumentalist and Redding favorite, Scott Joss, will perform with his group the Sidemen on Friday, Feb. 10. For the past three decades, Joss’ primary job has consisted of performing and recording with Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam. It’s placed him on hundreds of stages around the world, on national
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One of the most powerful local agencies shaping the future of Shasta County is also among the most obscure.
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From the moment he began delivering his State of the State speech last week, it was clear Gov. Jerry Brown realized California needs more than the avuncular presence he was most of last year. That speech traditionally offers each governor a chance to set the tone for the coming year, and Brown took full advantage.
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God loves us all the same. He would like to be a constant in all our lives. However, that is our choice. Tim Tebow has made the choice to accept God's love, help and guidance in his life.
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In his column Friday lamenting how Mitt Romney's rivals are helping the Democrats make their case against the GOP when they criticize him for his cannibal capitalism at Bain, Krauthammer offers us an admirably objective analysis of the suicidal frenzy among the GOP candidates.
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Redding police were being sent Monday evening to a downtown apartment building after it received reports of a woman possibly stabbing another woman.
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A back-loaded week of prep athletics fills the slate and makes for an exciting time for basketball. Strong matchups headline today's action, and rivals clash Friday with Foothill-Enterprise and Central Valley-West Valley.
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The Liberty Christian boys basketball team knocked off unbeaten Westwood 73-39 in a road nonconference game on Monday.
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Court clerk pleads no contest in assault case
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Home sales in Shasta County jumped nearly 15 percent in 2011, reaching their highest level in four years, a sign that the market may be rebounding from its bottom.
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Shasta home sales by the numbers
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Criminal charges were dropped Monday against a Redding motorcycle shop owner arrested last year on suspicion of running a chop shop for an outlaw motorcycle gang, according to the Shasta County District Attorney's Office.
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(Update: Please note that the correct date for this event is next Friday, Feb. 3. We apologize for any confusion, but hope this gives everyone even more time to plan for the dinner.) Michele Hughes, dental hygienist and single mom, was diagnosed with colon cancer in September. Redding dentist Gary Howland is hosting a driv
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A conservative property-rights attorney Monday told a group of about 50 tea party activists in Redding the only way to fight a global effort to impose burdensome environmental regulations that lock up public land and hinder private property rights is to appeal to local government leaders to demand "coordination."
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Some 1,100 north state residents lost power Sunday and into Monday after heavy wind, rains and snow pelted power lines and poles throughout the area over the weekend.
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A trio of board members of the Shasta County Regional Transportation Planning Agency today will recommend the agency provide its own staff in an effort to move toward independence from the county.
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Redding police were being sent this evening to a downtown apartment building after it received reports of a woman possibly stabbing another woman.
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The man whose body was found in a Redding alley on Friday had a criminal history in Shasta County that goes back to the 1980s.
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A young Redding man pleaded no contest Monday in Shasta County Superior Court to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in connection with a 2010 car wreck that claimed the life of his 18-year-old passenger.
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Dutch Bros. hosts Valentine's event
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Man sentenced in molestation case
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Red Bluff High School, which closed early today after a water main broke, will be back in session Tuesday, the school's associate principal said tonight.
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The night was cold, getting colder by the minute, forecast to drop into the 20s. In a rush, I hadn't bothered to wear a coat, a decision I already regretted.
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Eric Dyck, the Mount Shasta Fire Department's assistant chief, is more than happy to set the record straight about his department's policy on feline rescues.
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Your scrap will help build the Veterans Museum of Tomorrow, Today! Bring all your scrap metal, old appliances and e-waste to the museum! If you need help transporting, please call (530) 378-2280 to arrange for a pick up! Working or not! Anything with a plug! When: Jan 27 through Feb 12 Drop off time: 10am [...]
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Anderson police this evening chased and arrested a man who reportedly ran from his car after driving into the Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District canal, where it landed upside down in about two feet of muddy water.
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A Redding man who worked as a youth group counselor was sentenced today in Shasta County Superior Court to three years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a 14-year-old girl, a prosecutor said.
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The Fall River Mills Airport, also known as Tonkin Field, is located off Main Street in downtown Fall River Mills. What is now the airport was originally a dirt strip used by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood....
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A 29-year-old Los Molinos woman stabbed another 29-year-old Los Molinos woman in the face and leg Saturday night, according to the Tehama County Sheriff's Office.
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I'm a little slow in noticing this, but Dan Logue's departure back to the 3rd Assembly District has yet another candidate deciding it's a good time to run for Assembly in the new 1st AD. From the Lassen County Times:...
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Two months after she was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, the manager of the criminal division of Shasta County Superior Court pleaded no contest this morning to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing the peace.
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Criminal charges were dropped Monday against a Redding motorcycle shop owner arrested last year on suspicion of running a chop shop for an outlaw motorcycle gang, according to the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office.
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Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), the fifth largest health system in the nation, announced today that it has changed its name to Dignity Health as part of a governance restructure that will position the organization to succeed in a changing health care environment. “This name and structure reflect who we are and what we sta
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Good to see this unanimous Supreme Court ruling: The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police must obtain a search warrant before using a GPS device to track criminal suspects. But the justices left for another day larger questions about...
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Some 1,100 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers are currently without power throughout the north state.
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A wreck in west Cottonwood this morning has closed Gas Point Road east of Happy Valley Road, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Patterson City Manager Rod Butler was good enough to get back to me Friday regarding my e-mail inquiry of Amazon.com, rumored to be coming to Butler's city. I was off Friday, so Butler's response didn't make Sunday'
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office today identified the man whose body was found in a Redding alley on Friday.
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Last year, the Rand Corp. the Los Angeles-based think tank, published -- and then retracted --- a study that purported to find that crime dropped in neighborhoods surrounding medical-marijuana dispensaries. Well, that report was retracted, but the Sacramento News and...
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Redding police arrested a Cottonwood man Saturday morning they said was involved in a car theft that happened on Friday.
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Only 111 foreclosures for sale today in the Shasta MLS. That’s a really low number lately. We think it might be like when a big wave is about to hit the seashore, and the water level abruptly drops as the wave builds.
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Last week at the Shasta Association of Realtors, we had a talk by James Theimer of Trilogy Architecture about the design that went into the recently completed new campus of the Redding School of the Arts.
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Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) has changed its name to Dignity Health as part of a governance restructure, the organization announced this morning.
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This is the cake I should have had at my wedding.
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There's a chance of showers before 10 a.m. today in Redding, but skies should gradually clear after that. The high temperature should be 50 degrees today and 35 degrees overnight. Tomorrow, expect partly sunny skies and a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 a.m. By Friday, skies should be mostly sunny and temperatures sho
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Today we speak with Debbie McClung, director of the Shasta Senior Nutrition Center. She talks to us about one of the SSNC's programs, Meals on Wheels.
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Last month Breast Cancer Action attended the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) as patient advocates; the eyes, ears–and mouthpiece–of breast cancer patients. SABCS is an international conference focused on new developments in breast cancer research and treatment. One of the highly anticipated reports at
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After the holidays, my thoughts always turn towards spring. Clearing away the decorations of Christmas and making a clean sweep in my home is so refreshing that I add some fresh cut flowers to my table to finish off my January cleaning ritual. One of my favorite fresh cut spring flowers is the tulip. “But [...]
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How long — and how expensively — can California pursue the goal of expanding renewable, low-carbon energy while ignoring reality?
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Periodically someone writes an opinion piece in the spirit of the recent one by Emily Young about us baby boomers and our responsibilities in the current economic climate. After accusing our generation — and hers – of "no longer caring about our children's futures" she adds, "We baby boomers need
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When I first met the editor of the international German press service DPA, I was startled that this dapper, erudite man spoke perfect English but with an unmistakable Deep South accent. How did this occur?
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By now most people know that Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which states American citizens can be arrested and sent to prison for being suspect, with no trial. Now there is a bill in Congress, HR 3166, that would strip citizens of their citizenship for being suspect without a trial.
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Firefighters were being sent tonight to a reported structure fire in which an elderly woman might possibly be trapped inside.
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COTTONWOOD - Firefighters put out a house fire on Rhonda Road late Sunday night that may have been started by an electric blanket.
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The Shasta College Knights basketball team used a strong second half to stay ahead of the Butte College Roadrunners for a 55-50 victory in Oroville on Saturday night.
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Urged by a worried group of Intermountain search and rescue pilots, Shasta County supervisors on Tuesday will consider entering into a new agreement to bring fuel to the unmanned Fall River Mills airport, which has been without automatic fuel services since an old agreement ran out last fall.
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Firefighters are being sent this evening to a reported structure fire off Old Forty-Four Drive in the Millville area. The fire was reported around 8:40 p.m.
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The third wave of a powerful winter storm pelted Redding with a steady rain Sunday and also temporarily closed northbound Interstate 5 in Siskiyou County because of snow and snarled traffic.
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I haven't posted in a while and that's because I really don't have much of interest to say. It's January, the month when we recover from Christmas, though for me the entire Christmas season 2011 was pretty much a wash.It seemed unusually cold today; although the thermometer read about 40/4, there was some snow m
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An event that first drew artists from afar last year returns this week to the 71st Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale.
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In 1912: The Redding Iron Works run by E.E. Todd and Charles Zwelbet had more than 20 men on the payroll. The firm was not confining itself to the local trade but was reaching for patronage in different parts of the state.
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A car flipped over and landed in Olney Creek in South Redding this afternoon, dispatchers said.
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The California Highway Patrol has reopened northbound lanes on Interstate 5 just north of Yreka this afternoon.
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It wasn't just Les Baugh who picked up the Shasta County Republican Assembly's endorsement last week. Chapter President Tyler Clifford informs me that the group also endorsed Pete Stiglich for Congress, Rick Bosetti for Assembly, Patrick Jones for Shasta County...
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Winter weather in Siskiyou County prompted the California Department of Transportation to check northbound trucks for chains at the Fawndale exit off Interstate 5 this morning and again shortly after 2 p.m.
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There's a 100 percent chance of precipitation in the Redding area today, and forecasters warn of a storm front starting today that will likely bring snow to higher elevations in Shasta County. The high temperature for the day should be 44 degrees, with a low tonight of 35 degrees. Forecasters at the National Weather Service
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It might be a signpost in Soledad (that billboard off Highway 101 that beckons road-weary travelers), but it's definitely happening in Patterson. Reports surfaced last week that the Stanislaus County town, south of Tracy off Interstate 5, is about to land a mega Amazon.com distribution center.
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I hope you'll join me in a moment of reflection for the man, as yet unnamed, who died last week in a downtown alley.
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We don't know anybody who'd call the north state's economy — or America's — strong and sound these days, but have we finally hit the Great Recession's bottom and started to recover?
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Gold Rush-vintage downtown complete with ghost stories and semi-secret passages between its original brick buildings? Check.
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So, folks, what have we learned from the arduous, exhausting, crazy GOP primaries so far? It's all about money.
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GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich raised the ire of African-American voters recently when he vowed: "I will go to the NAACP convention and explain to the African-American community why they should demand paychecks instead of food stamps."
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A lone juvenile wolf crosses the border from Oregon into California and "Little Red Riding Hood" hysteria breaks out all over the north state.
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I publicly apologize to Shirlyn Pappas for erroneously naming her in my presentation to the Shasta Lake City Council on Tuesday as accompanying City Councilwoman Dolores Lucero to my office on Jan. 5.
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How right Michael Shannon ("Lawmakers must heed Constitution," letter, Wednesday) is. Elected officials, before assuming office, take the oath to "preserve and protect" the Constitution. Let's make sure we vote people into office who will do so.
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Jan. 22, the 39th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, is a time to honor the women who have been fighting to preserve this pro-democracy Supreme Court decision since January 23, 1973.
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I'm saddened to say, but the letter from Barbara Riddle (Tuesday) probably echoes the thinking of many extreme conservatives in the north state.
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The subject of marijuana and its use appears almost daily in the news, including, recently, three busloads of teens on a ski trip to Nevada caught with two large kitchen size trash bags of marijuana, plus alcohol and drug paraphernalia. And a commentary in this paper last month ("Anti-marijuana hysteria never made sense
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As reported in National Review, during New Hampshire's presidential primary, pro-life presidential candidate Rick Santorum pointed out three basic points about abortion.
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For as long as I can remember, I've been a multitasker. Whether it's talking on the phone while cooking or juggling the overlapping but continuous responsibilities of life, I've chosen a frenetic split of focus with gusto.
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With precious few minutes to waste in the day, it seems like certain technological "advances" actually cause me to waste more time than they save. Here are some great resources to turn the tables and have your tech tools work for you again.
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The Imprint Anti-Fatigue Comfort Mat conforms to your feet, supports your arches and reduces the fatigue and pain you get from standing on hard surfaces. This durable, stain-resistant mat is antimicrobial, resists scratches, absorbs noise and has a nonslip bottom to help keep it in place. It's even waterproof and washes eas
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Stretch individual IRA accounts have been around for several years but not much understood by the public at large.
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A geology professor at college once told me to stand up while he announced that I was kinfolk to Cro-Magnon cavemen.
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Dear Debt Adviser: Several years ago, I bought my first home. Within that time, I met someone to whom I am now engaged. My fiance is divorced. Through the process of his divorce, he took his name off the mortgage loan he had with his ex-wife, but his name is currently on the home equity loan as a co-signer. Per their divorc
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Our son Jonah has become fascinated with my husband Travis' deodorant these past few months. He's been frequently found applying it in front of the bathroom mirror with a big grin.
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On Thursday, John Knowles and Aaron Larson were navigating Highway 299 near Round Mountain, pulling car after car out of the snow with their Mt. Burney tow truck.
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Randy Cates, a 38-year-old homeless man staying at the Good News Rescue Mission in Redding, has been in and out of prison before. But this time it's different.
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In 1912: Because somebody told him Redding would vote to go dry in the coming election, Mike Maloney, miner by occupation but a rounder of barrooms when enjoying the gentlemanly leisure, went on a "last farewell" toot that attracted so much attention that Maloney woke up in the presence of Magistrate Herzinger. "
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Redding police arrested a Cottonwood man Saturday in connection with a crowbar beating and carjacking in Anderson on Friday.
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So the other day before the rains hit, I was riding my motorcycle west on Dana Drive approaching the Churn Creek intersection, when I noticed that the driver of the vehicle ahead of me and in the lane to my left was slowly drifting into my traffic lane.
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Fred Kelly Grant, a property rights attorney and tea party role model who champions a process he calls "coordination" to stymie federal land-use and protected-species decisions, will hold two community discussions Monday in Redding.
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Redding on Monday will continue the state-ordered dissolution of its redevelopment agency as the City Council likely will assume the agency's housing duties and assets, securing that land and money for the possibility of future affordable housing projects.
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Craig Giacomeli of Gill Ranch (left) is greeted by friends after scoring a 91.5 in the bronc riding competition Saturday afternoon at the 17th annual Jim Owens Memorial Ranch Rodeo at the Tehama District Fair grounds in Red Bluff.
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Seeking a creative way to deal with their motel neighbors, the Shasta County Arts Council has been awarded $10,000 to beautify the Old City Hall courtyard in downtown Redding.
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Q: How are waterfowl reservations picked and how are they kept random? There seems to be something wrong with the system because it doesn't seem to be randomly selecting people. Several of my neighbors and I have put in for the season draw for multiple refuges for the last few years without much success. One person has
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Dear Babe: My grandfather passed away several years ago and left me a box of baseballs. One is a New York Yankees baseball covered with signatures. Here are some I can make out: Casey Stengel and Mickey Mantle on the sweet spot; Whitey Ford, Billy Martin, Vic Raschi, Johnny Mize and Steve Kraly.— Kent Tierney, Pleasa
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TRACK AND FIELD CAMPS
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Soccer is officially on the rise in Redding.
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The Shasta College women's basketball team got a road win Saturday with a 66-49 victory over Butte College.
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It's — finally — starting to look like winter in the north state.
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"Jacks Drift," by J. Wilfred Cahill, is a fantastic work in defining life in a most descriptive fashion as fly fishing being the catalyst for all the events so described in the pages of this work.
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He apparently pulled off an upset in South Carolina, but seriously, is the world ready for President Newt Gingrich?...
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I hope you'll join me in a moment of reflection for the man, as yet unnamed, who died last week in a downtown alley.
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The words over at Three Word Wednesday are downhill, freak and sliver. A nod to Boots, who really jump-started this piece through a text and phone conversation. She kicked my ass, and kicked away the writer’s block.  A Night In with a CanadianIt’s
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At one time the hotel was advertised as the place "where the wicked ceased from troubling and the weary were at rest." The hotel was located at the junction of Oak Run Road and Reid's Toll Road beside Cedar Creek...
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A woman was taken to the hospital today after spinning out and being run over by an ATV she was driving.
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You could use a chuckle today. Sometimes even a simple fishing trip can end unexpectedly. A Short Film About Ice Fishing from Jason Shahinfar on Vimeo. Our thanks to film maker Jason Shahinfa
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The biggest rains have passed, but residual storms will continue throughout today, including possible thunderstorms.
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We as gardeners face many dilemmas, some more difficult than others. For many gardeners, pruning falls under the heading of garden dilemma. Every year, I get questions regarding how and when to prune various things in our North State gardens. Recently I’ve had questions regarding hydrangeas and shrub-type salvias. Both of
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Billy Dean, Nashville singer/songwriter and number-one smash recording artist will appear in a unique and intimate performance at the historic Cascade Theatre on Monday, January 23, 2012 at 7:30pm. Tickets for this performance are $35 for adults, $15 for students, available at the theatre box office.  For additional inform
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If a convenience store sells beer or cigarettes to a minor, it will richly deserve a stiff fine from the authorities.
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Before his fortunes turned last weekend, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow dominated the news cycle, his winning ways even getting the attention of non-football fans such as Yours Truly.
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Hundreds of millions of Social Security participants have enjoyed a secure retirement because of the federal Social Security investment program.
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Every four years Americans are treated to a parade of egocentric buffoons vying for the presidency; this year is especially entertaining.
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Double and triple dipping from civil service jobs is alive and well in the north state.
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The recent article about KRCR raising its rates to Northland Cable was a bit misleading. It mentioned that the raise was only 3 cents per viewer per day. That sounds fairly cheap, but if one does the math it comes to $3,600 per month.
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Tuesday morning I was stopped on Churn Creek Road waiting to make a left turn onto Cypress Avenue. Another car was in the second left turn lane also making a turn onto Cypress.
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Police were investigating Friday morning the death of a homeless man whose body was found in an alley behind Hinkle's Market on Market Street in Redding.
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In 1912: The petition for a wet or dry election from District No. 2, which was western Shasta County, was filed in the county seat with 162 signers. The matter would come before the supervisors at the March meeting.
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During her 27 years at Sequoia Middle School, Olivia LaField has, over and over again worked toward one goal: learning how to love children.
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The parent company of a Redding hospital has been honored as a top-performing hospital chain by a national organization that ranks health care firms.
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Bloodied, but victorious — that's how Foothill left the Harlan Carter Gymnasium on Friday.
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The West Valley girls basketball team cruised to a 47-29 home victory over Yreka on Friday to stay perfect in Northern Athletic League play.
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CORNING — The Falcons were in dire need of a win.
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A Redding man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and other crimes in connection with the 2010 shooting death of a Sacramento man.
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Judge Cara Beatty (left) talks about the successes of Addicted Offender Program graduates Ashley Kuhns-McCain (center), Ilena Barreau, Raymond Byrd, Donna Miller, Julie Roseann Pico and Savannah McCoey during their commencement ceremony Friday at the Shasta County Courthouse.
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A 46-year-old Redding man was in critical condition at Mercy Medical Center after he was struck by a car while walking in a crosswalk at the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Bechelli Lane early Friday morning, police said.
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One of largest mixed martial arts promoters on the West Coast delivers once again in Redding.
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SHASTA LAKE — A quality team knows it can't drop two league games in a row, especially with a short league schedule.
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Redding got soaked and windblown Friday night as what forecasters expected to be the strongest of the week's winter storms hit.
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Shasta County's unemployment rate rose slightly to 13.4 percent in December, ending a five-month downward trend.
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So the Vice President reportedly told the crowd at a Beverly Hills fundraiser. ...The vice president also said America is "on the verge of a renaissance," telling the crowd that China doesn't provide real economic competition for the U.S. because...
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Law enforcement is looking for a man whom they suspect of beating a driver with a crowbar and then stealing his car tonight.
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Chamber will host mixer-expo
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All drivers on northbound Interstate 5 are being screened tonight to make sure they have a set of chains with them, officials with the California Department of Transportation said.
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Joel Kotkin has been pretty gloomy for a long time, but darn this piece is singing from a different songsheet. While the U.S. has its challenges, it is positioned to achieve a more solid long-term trajectory than its European and...
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Maybe so. A newly revised Senate budget bill would, instead of pummeling certain bus-dependent rural districts, impose a modest across-the-board cut on school budgets. The Bee has some details: The state's coalition of education groups, which includes teachers, school boards...
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Pacific Gas and Electric Company reported smaller power outages in Lakehead and Red Bluff, though the company managed to restore power to most of its customers.
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January 16, 2012Dear Mr. Finke,I am writing in response to your letter dated August 5, 2011, which was in response to my letter dated June30, 2011, which I addressed to the present Chief Justice. I have enclosed your letter to me in order to refresh your memory.I understand  the Assi
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Chet Sunde, proud member of the local Grindstone Club, sent me the following information. The first paragraph is his greeting to fellow club members, the last paragraph is the eye opener. Thanks Chet! Gentlemen, Ironically (now that our unseasonably sunny...
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When construction began on Shasta Dam in 1938, something had to be done about the huge migrations of salmon and steelhead that traveled to their final destinations beyond the site of the future dam to the upper reaches of the Sacramento, McCloud and Pit rivers to spawn.
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August 5, 2011Dear Mr. HoveyI am writing in response to your letter dated June 30, 2011, which you addressed to Hon. Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California. As the director of the division that administers the Assigned Judges Program, the Chief Justice asked me to respond to your letter.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has suggestions for dealing with cluttered closets -- whether they are in the master bedroom or a child's room.
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There's Hogtown, Pancake Hill, Poverty Flat, Roaring River, Fleaville, Buzzard Roost and a whole lot more. Many are long gone, but quite a few are still around to make many of us wonder how in the world did they end up with that name?
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New labels for light bulbs aim to bring clarity to consumers faced with so many choices on store shelves. The labels provide a way to compare the light produced, energy used, yearly costs and the appearance of the light.
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Most crops do best when soil is slightly acidic to neutral (pH of 5.5 to 7.5). Soils in California typically range from pH 5 to 8.5, but a pH near neutral or slightly higher (alkaline) is most common. Measuring soil pH is done most easily with the soil test kits sold at garden centers. They are relatively cheap and reliabl
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This is a letter written by a citizen, concerned about the fact that "temporary Judges" are not temporary at all.June 30, 2011Dear Chief justice,I am writing to you as a concerned citizen that has witnessed many inequities in the family law system, here in Shasta County.  I have no c
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I haven't yet had a chance to independently verify this, but the Baugh for Senate campaign says it snagged the Shasta County Republican Assembly's endorsement after a candidate forum last night. The Twitter announcement came last night: Couldn't wait 2...
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Fallen home prices and record-low mortgage rates have pushed housing affordability to a 40-year high. Meanwhile, rental prices are continuing to rise at a fast pace, according to a new report released by Hotpads.com, a rental listing service. Rental prices …
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Restoration Enterprises, Boy Scouts Venture Crew and Risen King Community Church will be holding an E-waste and  Appliance collection event in Shasta Lake City at 4302 Shasta Dam Blvd (Former Calvary Chapel Building).  Just drive through and drop off your tv’s, computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, small & la
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Interesting new report in my inbox this a.m. from the Worldwatch Institute: Washington, D.C.----Global use of hydropower increased more than 5 percent between 2009 and 2010, according to new research published by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online...
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Police were investigating this morning the death of a homeless man whose body was found in an alley behind Hinkle's Market on Market Street in Redding.
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The sad news that Kodak has declared bankruptcy bears mention here. Below, is the clock I was given for my 20th anniversary with Eastman Kodak (EK). 20 years is a long time in the life of a human. I didn’t spend it all as a direct
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It's nearly time for "the big game," or "championship Sunday" (hey, I don't want to get sued).Some people watch for the game.Some watch for the ads, which run about $3.5 million for 30 seconds this year.Some get entertainment out of both - hence all the parties.Some ads are stink bombs. But many are
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Redding is juuust right. That may be so, but I’m supposing I ought to define “just right” - for what. In my not-so-humble opinion (the one that, along with two or three bucks, will buy you a cup of coffee) Redding is just right for a lot of things. Surely, you must think, she doesn’t [...]
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A 46-year-old Redding man was reported to be in critical condition this morning at Mercy Medical Center after he was struck by a car while he was walking in a crosswalk at the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Bechelli Lane, police said
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It’s shaping up to be another rainy day in Redding today with up to three-quarters-of-an-inch of rain expected to fall, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature will be near 45 degrees. Rain is also in the forecast for tonight, as well as gusty winds. Gusts as high as 33
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Delivery of the Record Searchlight to the Lakehead, Burney and Shingletown areas may be delayed this morning due to ice and snow on the roads.
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The Lorenz Hotel has seen posher days.
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"Are you better off today than you were $4 trillion ago?" — Former presidential candidate Rick Perry
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My eldest son, Jon Hookham, was seriously injured in a fatal auto accident on Dec. 21. As the news broadcast the accident at 11 p.m., a call was received from the Mercy Medical Center emergency room indicating Jon was there. Otherwise, we would have thought he was the deceased driver.
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I saw three news stories about people in their twenties in this Sunday's Record Searchlight:
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Foothill High School drama, choir and band students invite the community to travel back to 1938 in this year's production of Club Cougar.
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Former California Highway Patrol chief Alan Wolochuk announced Thursday he'll run for the District 4 county supervisor seat.
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A former Redding second-grade teacher accused of writing counterfeit checks and opening bank accounts with fraudulent identification won't have to serve any additional jail or prison time under terms of her sentencing.
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A California Supreme Court decision to hear two cases that inspired Redding's ban on medical cannabis dispensaries likely won't have immediate impact on the city's prohibition on the businesses.
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In 1912: Harry W. Glover of Glover's Garage and Blacksmith Shop ran a full-page ad reading: "If you want to get there buy a 'Mitchell.' Remember that when you buy a 'Mitchell' we teach you to operate the car, how to take care of it and where to look for trouble should any arise. I have a competent man to
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Winter weather and snow in the higher elevations continued to hit the north state Wednesday, causing numerous wrecks, leaving more than a third of Trinity County without power for about 10 hours and more than 40 big rigs and cars stuck on Highway 299 near Round Mountain.
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Redding reorganized three of its top positions this week, eliminating one and saving the city more than $250,000, city officials said.
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In a basketball game that screamed for an experienced player to take over, it was a freshman that stepped up big time.
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David Scott, a descendant of Gotlieb Diestelhorst, and Randy Smith, a Shasta Historical Society board member, will give a lecture this weekend on the Diestelhorst family and the Diestelhorst Auto Camp site.
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PALO CEDRO — In any close contest, the way a team handles late-game situations makes all the difference.
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The Simpson University women's basketball team went on the road Thursday to defeat William Jessup 73-51 in Rocklin.
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SHASTA LAKE — The city of Shasta Lake's planning commissioners approved new medical marijuana ordinance language that, they say, won't shutter dispensaries in the city or put the city in conflict with federal laws.
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Chico Volkswagen has opened its Redding service center at Cypress and Athens avenues.
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Redding police officers said tonight they've cited four employees at four stores on suspicion of selling alcohol to a minor.
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You can say this about Gov. Jerry Brown: He doesn't mind a fight.
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David Haddon, Redding
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Is Newt Gingrich running racist campaign?
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The Lorenz Hotel has seen posher days.
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"Are you better off today than you were $4 trillion ago?" — Former presidential candidate Rick Perry
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Marsha Collins, Redding
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Rhonda Hull, Shingletown
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More than 40 vehicles have been stuck in snow as jack-knifed semi trucks have blocked State Route 299 both directions. The California Department of Transportation had closed SR 299 in both direction three miles west of Round Mountain because of conditions. Dispatchers said about 12 big rigs and 30 cars are stuck in the
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Well, we went and editorialized today about what a fine idea it was for the state parks department to at least consider offers from private concessionaires to run some parks that would otherwise close, but will the state go through...
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Dispatchers are saying all traffic is being diverted off Interstate 5 at Mountain Gate.
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A recent survey found Americans overwhelmingly support home ownership and oppose government changing laws regarding the mortgage interest deduction or making home loans more difficult to obtain. Here are some of the findings in the poll conducted earlier this month by Public Opinion Strategies and Lake Research Partners:
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Highway 299 has reopened tonight with one-way traffic controls in Trinity County after the road was closed due to an overturned propane tanker truck.
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Our board of supervisors supports an agenda that will destroy our freedom, our right to own property and the very foundation of our country So writes one Andrea Carson in the Siskiyou Daily News, and she's referring to the Siskiyou...
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Retirees with extra time on their hands may consider becoming a volunteer.
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Readers: The Record Searchlight introduces a new weekly column that will run each Thursday in the Health section. Jon Grabeal is a certified trainer who will share exercises and tips on doing them correctly. He will also answer readers' questions.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A+, A-, AB+, B+ and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of O- and O+ donors as well as all blood types. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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Do you feel depressed this time of year? You could be one of the many who experience seasonal affective disorder (also called SAD).
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Sometimes sports parenting takes an ugly turn when parents gather in sympathy groups. You've seen them: parents who huddle together before, after or during games to rehash, complain and just generally criticize coaches, players, refs and other parents.
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A car spun out of control and overturned on Churn Creek Road early this afternoon. No one was injured.
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Redding League of Women Voters Soup Supper 2012 at Lema Ranch Nice use of euphemismThis plan has been well publicized. Federal jud
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Frankly, I think this blogger's too hard on Santorum. Yearbook photos are almost all embarrassing. And Santorum had the added misfortune of being saddled with Seventies fashions. My favorite is super-longshot Gary Johnson. To see them all, click here....
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A person was trapped in a vehicle for about 15 minutes after the vehicle went off Highway 299 in Ingot and into a creek.
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A former Redding second grade teacher accused of writing counterfeit checks and opening bank accounts with fraudulent identification won't have to serve any additional jail or prison time.
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Somehow I can't get enough of Victor Davis Hanson's eloquent gloom: Now, as in Greece, the veneer of civilization is proving pretty thin in California. Hospitals no longer have the money to offer sophisticated long-term medical care to the indigent....
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When Chauncey C. Bush, Father of Redding died in 1907, he was buried in the Redding Cemetery. On May 14, 1920, his body was disenterred and transported to Oakland where he was laid to rest beside his wife in an...
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Two pickups collided on Lake Boulevard this morning in Redding at the southbound entrance to Interstate 5.
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Brooke Powell wins Talent Showcase Monthly Title
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A fish of a life time caught at Baum Lake
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Become a Yoga teacher through the Yoga Teacher Training offered in Butte Valley.
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Simpson University Athletic Director Joe Griffin announced the launch of a new men’s wrestling program to join the university’s intercollegiate sports programs. The university hired wrestling coach Don Williams to establish a team and begin competing this fall.
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Experience the transformative power of drumming! Indigenous cultures understood the significance and value of attuning to the beat of the drum! Join us and discover your inner drummer!
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Experience community like never before! Interfaith practices with inspirational music, ritual and reflections!
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination and endorsed Newt Gingrich, adding a fresh layer of unpredictability to the campaign two days before the South Carolina primary.
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Wet and heavy snowfall left more than a third of Trinity County without power today, knocking out power to 5,000. Most homes' electricity has been restored, as of 1 p.m.
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Four bedroom homes are always in demand. According to the mort
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The state Department Transportation has closed Interstate 5 north of Redding to all tractor-trailer combos.
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Seventy-two-year-old Lucias Upshaw has created art most of his adult life. He earned his degree in Art from Humboldt State University in 1974 specializing in sculpture and worked with nationally renowned sculptors such as Mel Schuler, Steve Daly and Marris Benson while attending the university.
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Dropped by Tapas Downtown early last week for the first time in a while and found the menu even more diverse and delectable-looking than I remembered.
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It was the 1930s, and culture was booming in Redding. The Cascade Theatre opened in 1935, and the Shasta Community Concert Association was born in 1937. Decades later, these two entities have joined forces.
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Theodor Seuss Geisel, known far and wide as Dr. Seuss, is beloved for children’s classics like “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Cat in the Hat,” but an exhibit opening Saturday at Turtle Bay Exploration Park aims to expose visitors to other facets of the good doctor’s 65-year career.
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We are still a nation of meat-and-potatoes men and fish-and-salad women... I can't even tell you how many women have told me that the one thing they'd like to change about their man's eating habits is to get him to put down the hamburger just once and take her to a seafood joint. So guys, [...]
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If the state can't afford to run its parks, could private concessionaires come to the rescue?
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If the state can't afford to run its parks, could private concessionaires come to the rescue?
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"I'm concerned about the poor in this country," Mitt Romney said the other day. "We have to make sure the safety net is strong and able to help those who can't help themselves."
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"I'm concerned about the poor in this country," Mitt Romney said the other day. "We have to make sure the safety net is strong and able to help those who can't help themselves."
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I can surmise that I'm not alone in my sarcastic opinion, but keep up the excellent journalism regarding "medical" marijuana. I'm sure a majority of your readers are sick and tired of the pandering to the lowest common denominator.
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I can surmise that I'm not alone in my sarcastic opinion, but keep up the excellent journalism regarding "medical" marijuana. I'm sure a majority of your readers are sick and tired of the pandering to the lowest common denominator.
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I want to give a huge shout-out to our neighbors Samantha Hollin and Travis Klein, my brother-in-law Adam, and various members of the youth group from the First Church of the Nazarene for making our Christmas lights shine again this year. They not only helped put up everything, but they also came back last week to help take
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While many this weekend celebrated the accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, I was in mourning for another great man. His accomplishments rarely left Shasta County, but for me they were also great.
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I want to give a huge shout-out to our neighbors Samantha Hollin and Travis Klein, my brother-in-law Adam, and various members of the youth group from the First Church of the Nazarene for making our Christmas lights shine again this year. They not only helped put up everything, but they also came back last week to help take
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A Redding woman charged with murder in the death of her boyfriend last year began standing trial Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court as attorneys delivered opening statements, painting different pictures of what may have happened that cold and sleety New Year's Day morning.
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Highway workers and California Highway Patrol officers dealt with numerous weather-related car crashes, injuries, two-hour delays and a pair of accidents involving nine vehicles that shut down northbound Interstate 5 on Wednesday.
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Anderson City Council members voted 4-1 to join a regional public safety dispatch center, a move that will close down the city's small, understaffed center that fielded 911 calls and directed police to emergencies.
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The Redding Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign shattered its goal this holiday season to bring in more than $150,000, a nearly 50 percent increase from a year ago.
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In 1912: A story with the headline "Man Ground Into a Thousand Bits" told of a car repairer in the Dunsmuir shop finding a scrap of human flesh adhering to an oil tank car that led to the discovery of a gruesome tragedy of the rails. A man was ground to fine fragments between Dunsmuir and Gazelle. The only intact me
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A barn that had been converted to a residence was destroyed by a fire late Tuesday night near Bella Vista.
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The Mt. Shasta Ski Park plans to open Saturday — if storms forecast for the area pack the expected punch.
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SACRAMENTO —Gov. Jerry Brown outlined his plan Wednesday to raise taxes to pull the state out of its financial malaise, casting his proposals as an investment in the future of California like those of the visionaries and achievers whose big dreams made the state the envy of the nation during economic boom times.
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RED BLUFF — Cheryl Smith, deputy city clerk and executive assistant to City Manager Martin Nichols, will serve as interim city manager beginning Feb. 18.
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As rain hit Redding on Wednesday after a dry spell, the Knights rained buckets on their opponent to end a drought of their own.
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At some point, the youthfulness of the Enterprise boys basketball team will transform into an elite squad.
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The Foothill High boys basketball team defeated Oroville 79-41 on Wednesday.
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Marigold Antique & Collectibles Mall in Anderson is celebrating its annual anniversary with an open house Saturday and Sunday.
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A black Subaru rolled on Interstate 5 just before 4 p.m. near Dog Creek Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. The vehicle is blocking the no. 2 lane on I-5, and an ambulance was called.
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A Redding woman charged with murder in the death of her boyfriend last year began standing trial today in Shasta County Superior Court as attorneys delivered opening statements, painting different pictures of what may have happened that cold and sleety New Year’s Day morning.
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Northbound Interstate 5 is backing up into central Redding this afternoon as vehicles are being screened for chains north of the city.
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Just received an email from Honey Bandit's "Mom" Palomino Armstrong. Thought you'd be interested. HONEY BANDIT attended an awards presentation for the two local winners of our writing contest. The winners wrote about "Why Wild Horses Should Be Free". Xander,...
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Interstate 5 is open tonight in both directions north of Redding, but a high wind advisory is in effect from Weed to Yreka in Siskiyou County.
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In a story last week, Democrat Jim Reed expressed confidence that he could raise some money to give a serious challenge to Sen. Doug LaMalfa in the race to replace Rep. Wally Herger -- even as outside consultants from both...
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A city-wide event celebrating art and culture -- it's a Redding tradition and we love being part of it. Craig and I will be joined by several other North State songwriters at Redding City Hall on Friday, January 27th. On the bill are:  5:00  Nick Ciampi        
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It comes from Gov. Jerry Brown's "state of the state" speech this morning: Critics of the high-speed rail project abound as they often do when something of this magnitude is proposed. During the 1930's, The Central Valley Water Project was...
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The Anderson City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday night to join a regional public-safety dispatch center, a move that will close down the city’s small, understaffed center that fielded 911 calls and directed police to emergencies.
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The Mt. Shasta Ski Park is tentatively scheduled to open Saturday.
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This is the Spowart Williams family posing for the camera in front of the Schilling Post Office at Whiskeytown during the early 1940s. The photo was sent to me by Facebook friend Leslie Williams Schwerdt. Anyone remember the post office?...
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Interstate 5 traffic was shut down this morning north of Redding after multiple big rigs and other vehicles, including a tour bus, mail truck and California Highway Patrol car, were involved in a pair of crashes near Lakehead.
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[sopa.boldprogressives.org]Don't let them take our right to the internet and right to free speech.
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Copyright infringement and online piracy is a complex issue. Unfortunately, current “anti-piracy” legislation before congress labeled SOPA/PIPA is like using a sledgehammer to perform surgery, when the patient isn’t even sick. Media producers flourish in an ever-expanding online world of content and con
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Like that check in the mail , a series of long-awaited rain storms are taking their sweet time getting here. Still, National Weather Service forecasters in Sacramento said there’s a chance of rain and snow before 10 a.m., then primarily rain is likely to fall. The snow level was estimated at 700 feet early this morning, t
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A barn that had been converted to a residence was destroyed by a fire late Tuesday night near Bella Vista.
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Updated Thursday a.m., January 19 -- The cold air is still trapped in the valley from Redding northward and snow levels this morning north of Redding continue near the 1,000 foot elevation. Redding is currently in the upper 30s with calm winds while to the south in Chico it is in the mid 40s with south [...]
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If you cannot sway the people, then sue them.
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With all the talk about "disparities" in innumerable contexts, there is one very important disparity that gets remarkably little attention — disparities in the ability to create wealth. People who are preoccupied, or even obsessed, with disparities in income are seldom interested much, or at all, in the dispar
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I am writing in regard to the onslaught of laws written in violation of our rights such as Assembly Bill 144, which barred open carry of a handgun. It is evident that, when making laws, our legislators are not adhering to the guidelines set by the U.S. Constitution or the Bill of Rights.
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Dr. King will always be remembered because he fought for a just cause in an uplifting manner.
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I am not a "tree hugger," but I do feel the need to cry about what happened in Churn Creek Bottom.
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Shasta County's Resource Management Department should hang its head in shame for even thinking about putting a stop-work order on the chapel at Anselmo Vineyards. Whether you have any religion or not, the ringing of the chapel bells is a soothing sound that should be enjoyed by everyone, and the chapel itself is a beaut
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COTTONWOOD – If Tuesday night's Northern Athletic League opener between the Eagles and Cardinals was any indicator of what's to come in Division IV, the playoffs should be a roller coaster.
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Prep wrestlers have a new local venue where they can compete at the next level. And a north state mainstay of the sport will be in charge.
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An ugly win is better than a pretty loss.
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The Anderson High School boys basketball team opened up Northern Athletic League play by upsetting Central Valley 57-53 in overtime Tuesday. The game was tied at 49 apiece at the end of regulation and the Cubs took control in extra time and never looked back.
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After losing three of its first four games of the season, the Mount Shasta High School boys basketball team looked like it might be in for a long season.
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A pedestrian was killed early Tuesday morning when he was hit by a pickup not far from the Benton Dog Park near Placer Street and Airpark Drive in Redding.
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A 24-year-old Trinity County man accused of killing his stepfather at a Ruth home said the shooting was a result of years of problems between the two, the Trinity County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday.
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In 1912: Northern California Power Co.'s purchase of the Sacramento Valley Power Co. ended a world of litigation. Five suits among the corporations over water rights, and among individual members of the corporations were all practically taken off the court calendars. The culmination of these suits was a burden off the c
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Fire crews battled a blaze Tuesday morning at an abandoned house on Rock Creek Road near Granite Drive west of Redding.
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SHASTA LAKE — Accusations of hounding, impropriety and lying flew at the Shasta Lake City Council meeting Tuesday, with a recall campaigner accusing Councilwoman Dolores Lucero of accosting her twice.
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CORNING — Tom Mueller, author of "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil," will be at Lucero Olive Oil at 5 p.m. today to answer questions and sign books.
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A judge Tuesday dismissed patients from a lawsuit filed on behalf of medical-marijuana dispensary owners against the city of Redding, noting "the real showdown" will take place next month.
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A wild gray male wolf's journey through Siskiyou and Shasta counties put him at times within miles of towns even as he traversed highways and skirted parks and wildlife areas.
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Construction numbers sink in north state
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The Redding City Council tonight approved a deal to bring a startup movie studio to Stillwater Business Park, though the city gained no additional insight on the prospective buyer’s substantial investment backing.
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Sean Longoria reports from the Redding City Council meeting
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The Internal Revenue Service opened the 2012 electronic tax return filing season Tuesday.
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Well here's an interesting twist on the saga of the closing state parks. The state is seeking private concessionaires to run 11 parks that are otherwise due to shut down -- or will if the State Public Works Board agrees...
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Here's an idea that would win the youth vote -- and the teacher's vote. From the Bee: Gov. Jerry Brown will call for less statewide testing and expanding classroom focus beyond math and English in his annual State of the...
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The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office today released more information about the arrest and confession of a 24-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his stepfather.
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Mr. Jesrani's Legal Hour segment will be airing live on January 17th at 8:00am on 1460am. Here are the podcasts for the last two shows (each starts 1-hour into the recordings):December 13, 2011
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Several recent indicators for the real estate industry are pointing to a market that is on the mend and entering recovery mode. Housing experts’ predictions for the new year tend to center around a market stabilizing before entering a gradual, …
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The L.A. Times has the scoop on a report that, in a just world, would be the final nail in the coffin of the high-speed rail project: As the price tag for California's bullet train has soared to nearly $100...
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I've known about this rock for some time. It's located three miles off the coast in Humboldt County and was a favorite fishing place for sport fishermen. I say "was" because new fishing regulations prohibit fishing near the rock making...
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COTTONWOOD - A 40-year-old parolee remained today in Tehama County jail after being arrested on Friday for failing to register as a sex offender, deputies said this morning.
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David Little, editor of the Chico Enterprise-Record, had a good column on last week's political shuffle, including an observation about the man who will all but surely be our next congressman: What's almost as dizzying is LaMalfa's meteoric rise. For...
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COTTONWOOD – Tehama County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of a steel storage building that was reportedly stolen from a foreclosed property on Indian Camp Road.
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ANDERSON - An Anderson woman was arrested Monday on suspicion of felony evasion, among other charges, after leading Anderson police on a brief chase.
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A wild wolf that passed through Shasta County earlier this month remained over the weekend in the same general area of eastern Lassen County.
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1/17/2012: SNOW ALERT AS I AM SURE MOST OF YOU VALLEY RESIDENTS HAVE ALREADY HEARD THERE IS A STRONG AND VERY WET WEATHER SYSTEM HEADING OUR WAY. I HAVE TO VENT A BIT OF FRUSTRATION AS ONCE AGAIN THE LOCAL WEATHER PERSONALITIES HAVE MISTAKENLY STATED THAT THE RAIN WILL START TONIGHT WHEN THEY [...]
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Crews are responding this morning to reports of an abandoned house that is on fire on Rock Creek Road near Granite Drive west of Redding.
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Nobody local seems to want to build tiny homes anymore. The reason is purely economic. Housing is primarily valued on square footage, all else aside. Yet, years ago in Redding, small homes were quite common. How much space do you really need? Here’s a really interesting blog about tiny homes and their owners. A tho
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If you’re a smoker, make this the time to quit. Mercy offers another free Quit for Good Class in January. You may already know that smoking causes lung cancer, emphysema, heart disease and many more health related illnesses, but have you considered the additional benefits of quitting? A few days after the last cigarette,
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I read about this in Populuar Science and I guess this company showcased their product at CES this year. This is a genius idea.
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A pedestrian was killed this morning after being hit by a pickup near Placer Street and Airpark Drive in Redding.
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It’s another frosty morning today in Redding, but it should be partly sunny for the rest of the day, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s high temperature should be around 43 degrees. But there’s a 30 percent chance of rain after 10 p.m., and a 70 percent chance of rain on Wednesday
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Burger King is trying to find out. Details here. The company has even developed a new "thermal" packaging to keep the fast food from getting cold and limp. A game changer for the industry? Even more incentive for couch potatoes...
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Clarity Entertainment — the startup film-production company that's looking to buy a piece of Stillwater Business Park — couldn't have a more ironic name.
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When California voters begin thinking seriously next fall about the propositions they'll vote up or down, one that's circulating might stand out as eminently sensible: Return the state's "three strikes" law to its original intent.
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Let's make a major effort to keep from running over our beautiful gray squirrels. All drivers should know how to avoid running over gray squirrels on the highway.
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As I sit here and read another opinion in the Record Searchlight and listen to the left-wing media harp on the lack of bipartisanship in the GOP, I have all I can do to keep a straight face at the hypocrisy of the left. When Nancy Pelosi and the weasel Harry Reid were heading the Congress, all their dastardly deeds were don
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Yesterday I spoke with Jesse Rosten, the uber-talented Redding director and cinematographer, about a recent film project of his that's created quite a buzz, not just in the North State, but around the world. I could describe it as a spoof on beauty advertisements, but I think our conversation will make more sense if you [..
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A pair of north state lawmakers co-authored a bill that would repeal a controversial state firefighting fee, something they say is an illegally approved tax.
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Businesses partner for wine, dine club
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It's going to get a lot more winterlike in Redding and the surrounding region.
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For Pete Dagorret, a Richfield olive and prune grower who also owns Napa Auto Parts in Corning, tire recycling matters.
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SHASTA LAKE — The planning commission will take public input Thursday on proposed changes to the city's rules on medical marijuana dispensaries.
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The life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was celebrated in song, prayer and oration Monday as hundreds honored the slain civil rights leader during a series of tributes, including a seven-block march, in Redding.
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Alfonso Franco, at-risk missing person. Update from Redding Police Department press release, Tuesday a.m.: On Monday, January 16, 2012, at approximately 10:52 PM, Alfonso Franco, 75 years, of Redding, was located in the area of Churn Creek Road and Harpole Road in Redding. He was reported missing earlier in the day from an
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Authorities found a 75-year-old man tonight who had been missing from a Victor Avenue adult group home since early this afternoon.
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Read the Wikipedia Foundation's statement here....
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — Water conditions continued to very low and clear, but there was a push of steelhead into the hatchery at Lewiston as a result of the storm that opened the mouth of the Klamath a couple of weeks ago. Good anglers drift
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Voices of Faith — Jan. 21, 2012: As recently as 1990, 93 percent of Americans claimed a religious affiliation; a figure that held constant for decades. In 2011, between 25 and 30 percent of people ages 20 to 29 said they had no religious affiliation. To what do you attribute this trend, especially among young people?
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The life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was celebrated in song, prayer and oration Monday as hundreds honored the slain civil rights leader during a series of tributes held throughout the day in Redding, including a seven-block march.
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When it stood, it was the second oldest house in Shasta. It was named The House of Seven Gables for its seven gables and had nothing to do with that "other" house in Salem, MA. The following info is taken...
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These birds are amazing. People don’t give crows enough credit. Crows are very intelligent they just want us to think they are stupid. Just you watch one day these birds will rule the world.
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Fascinating "On the Media" radio piece from Friday. A description: Martin Luther King Jr.'s sermons frequently relied on improvisation - King drew on sources and references that were limited only by his imagination and memory. It's a gift on full...
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After a frosty morning today, Redding should see mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 48 degrees, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. But it’s going to be another cold night tonight with a low temperature around 20 degrees. Tuesday should see a 10 percent chance of rain after 4 p.m.,
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Tuesday's forecast: A very cold and dry airmass is over Northern California. Out in the Pacific a series of wet storms are lining up to march across the North State. Today will start off mostly sunny and cold with increasing clouds in the afternoon. The clouds will help keep temperatures up tonight so minimum temperatures [
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Traditionally, nations have been defined by geographic boundaries, common ethnic and linguistic heritage, subjugation into larger political entities or even accidents of history.
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President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and top brass from the Pentagon appeared before the cameras Jan. 5 to announce a defense budget for the coming 10 years that is leaner than what the president proposed a year ago.
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On Jan. 6, Dottie Smith's "Travelin' in Time" column stated that the Big Wheels restaurant established in 1939 is a thing of the past. I spoke to Mike Dastrup recently and have an update on the rebuilding of the Big Wheels restaurant.
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I have been informed that the listing of the lowest prices on gas, published every day in the Record Searchlight, is of the paper's own doing and not the gas stations. I believe this is not fair to the readers.
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I read the survey about Wally Herger's retirement. Sixty-three percent say good riddance to him.
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Re: "Graffiti rising in Redding" (Tuesday): Many thanks to Bob Brannon, who runs the clean-up program for the Redding Police Department with funding from the Youth Violence Prevention Council.
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West Valley wrestlers Austin Lobsinger and Scott Nelson won championship titles Saturday at the Clayton Valley Invitational.
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A flying kick and an emotional outpour highlighted the men’s and women’s championship finishes at the Redding Marathon on Sunday. Jorge Maravilla of Vallejo won the men’s race with a record time of 2 hours, 31 minutes and 21 seconds, while Beverley Anderson-Abbs was the women’s champion, and 10th overall, at 3:04:45
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SWEAT Running Club has released the results of the 2012 Redding marathon. Here are the winners:
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An Anderson man was arrested Sunday morning after he allegedly shattered a glass door at Grand Buffet restaurant on Hilltop Drive and stole more than $200 from the business, police said.
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Sean and Mackenzie take our neighbor's kids to the Farm today.
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Special interests are manipulating the government to impose censorship on the internet. Do you trust the government to control what you can and cannot find on the web? We don’t. Since you are reading this online, neither should you.
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Winter weather may finally be coming to Redding today. The high temperature should be 54 degrees, and there's a 20 percent chance of showers after 10 a.m. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict partly sunny skies otherwise. Tonight, there's a 20 percent chance of rain before 10 p.m., and temper
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......How Jesus and religion are on opposite spectrumsSee, one’s the work of God, but one’s a man-made inventionSee, one is the cure, but the other’s the infectionSee, because religion says “do,” Jesus says “done”Religion says “slave,” Jesus says “son”Religi
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Don Williams is determined to bring a combination ice rink and entertainment venue to the former Red Bluff Ford dealership.
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Over the past year or so, I've been fascinated with the emerging field of gamification, wherein the principles of games are applied to other activities.
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The most jarring change at Redding City Hall in a generation took place Thursday afternoon — at a City Council meeting that was over in barely 20 minutes, where you could count the audience members who weren't city officials on one hand.
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It's a root cause of our country's current economic problems, and when it happened is uncertain. The "it" is the baby boomers — my generation — no longer caring about our children's futures.
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A college-sponsored student trip goes seriously awry when the leader dies aboard the airplane taking U.S. students and their instructors to England.
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Tinker has been having some trouble with his pipes. We feel sorry for him knowing that there is not one among us who would want to share in his plight. Worse yet, it's not the first time our aging cat has been through this sort of thing.
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Dear Readers: Each new year I ask the panelists: What bugs you most about the world? How would you make the world better? Last week's "better world" column covered concerns about how digital networking has diminished face-to-face interactions, depth of thought, real relationships, even real bodies. This week we present comm
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The longing for some time away with my husband had been slowly building over the past several months. What else is new right? I love hanging out with Travis and having him to myself for a few days. It has been almost a year since our last getaway, and we've been due for another.
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The purpose of a name tag is to distinguish who you are. This important accessory renders a valuable service when worn in the workplace, conventions, campaigning and social events. However, there is a proper and effective way to wear them.
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Is an anti-virus program necessary on a Kindle Fire tablet? The short answer is that any gadget that connects to the Internet should have an anti-virus program installed on it. In theory, because the Kindle Fire uses an Android operating system, you should be able to install any Android compatible app by going to the compa
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Icouldbe.org connects students with mentors who help them navigate through the process of figuring out what post-secondary education or career path they should take.
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Medicare Part D provides insurance coverage for prescription medications. Under this program, insurance companies and other private firms contract with Medicare (Medicare pays most of the premium) to provide prescription drug benefits to Medicare beneficiaries.
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Be ye a lady or gentleman o' fortune wantin' to ensure yer place in Fiddler's Green? In other words, do you want to be a pirate -- the fictionalized romantic sort who doesn't kill or hurt anyone, steal anything or hang from a yardarm?
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Allyson Hill and Rory Greek, both of Redding, are engaged to be married March 31, 2012, at St. James Lutheran Church in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Richard and Pamela Hill of Redding. She is a 2004 graduate of Shasta High School in Redding and 2009 graduate of Chico State University. She received a bachelor
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Jack and Thelma Berry of Palo Cedro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 22, 2011, with a cruise to the Hawaiian islands. They were married on Dec. 22, 1961, in Redding. They both grew up in the Redding area and attended Shasta High School. They married while Jack was home on leave with the U.S. Coast Guard a
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The Redding Library offers many tools for those with an interest in genealogy.
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Bob and Ann Roenicke celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 29, 2011, with a dinner at Clearie's with family and friends. They plan to take a celebratory trip this summer. They met as children in a small rural town in Southern California. As teens they began dating, then "going steady," then became engaged. They we
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When I read the article on the spawning coho salmon in the Scott River, I remember around nine years ago when the so-called farmers cut the flow off on the Scott River, killing thousands of young salmon and steelhead fry. I was hoping it would not happen again, since it might be a dry year again. When that happened I called
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Dear Debt Adviser, I am in the worst kind of financial hardship. My wages are already being garnished, which makes it difficult to keep up with mortgage and utilities. I can't file bankruptcy because I don't have the money to pay, and my mortgage is now behind. My credit score is in the low to mid-500s. I don't know what to
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As a long-time veteran in Shasta County, I am writing to enter my thanks to Congressman Wally Herger.
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A crowd of more than 150 people gathered at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Anderson on Saturday for the funeral of Naval Petty Officer 1st Class Chad Regelin, who was killed Jan. 2 in Afghanistan.
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Petty Officer 1st Class Chad Regelin leaves a legacy of accomplishments both on and off the battlefield.
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The political reshuffling after U.S. Rep. Wally Herger announced his retirement late last week has revealed a divide among north state Republicans.
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An unfettered, independent media with the freedom to "speak truth to the power" can be the strongest possible force for peace, "Democracy Now!" host Amy Goodman told a crowd of more than 550 people Saturday at the David Marr Theatre in Redding.
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SHASTA LAKE — The special election for the recall of Councilwoman Dolores Lucero will cost the city about $40,000, according to an estimate from the Shasta County Elections Office.
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Q: I have been told that those riding bicycles operate under the motor vehicle code. Do they operate under that code while riding a bicycle in a pedestrian lane? How does the pedestrian light (red hand or green hand) apply to cyclists in pedestrian lanes or adjacent to it when a bicycle lane ends in a right-hand only turn l
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The Schreder Planetarium in Redding will feature shows about constellations and the seven wonders of the ancient world on Friday.
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Anderson Rotary Club members Tom Bosenko, who's also Shasta County sheriff, and, from left, Clint Snyder, Dennis Patterson and Trent Seinturier get ready for their annual crab feed that was held Saturday at the Shasta District Fair grounds.
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One of Redding's most vocal medical cannabis advocates is questioning whether a low-income housing program run by the city illegally discriminates against marijuana patients, and he's asked the Shasta County district attorney to weigh in on the matter.
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When Tasha Weaver returned to Weaverville from Humboldt County in September and began searching for a job, she turned to a couple she hadn't seen in years.
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In 1912: The postal service gave notice that the post office at Larkin would close on Jan. 31, 1912. After that date mail addressed to Larkin would go to Redding. Mrs. John Larkin was postmaster and had tried to get rid of her official position and responsibility. She at last succeeded. No one in the neighborhood would take
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The Shasta-Trinity National Forest will waive fees at certain sites this Monday on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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The Snow Goose Festival will be held from Jan. 26 through Jan. 29 in Chico.
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Equine veterinarians and chiropractors report that back issues caused by poorly fitting saddles are extremely common in horses today. Responsible horse owners try hard to ensure a good saddle fit for their horses, but many struggle to find a saddle that doesn't pinch, poke, bridge, rub, slip or tip on their horse's
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Dear Babe: My name is Ben and I am 11. I have a 1953 Topps card of John Podres (No. 263) on the Brooklyn Dodgers.— Ben L., Nashua, N.H.It's always nice to hear from younger readers. You've got yourself a valuable card. That's Podres' rookie card.
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Q: Isn't it illegal for someone other than the owner of a sport crab trap to pull, move or tamper with the trap and then take the crabs from inside? What about taking someone else's traps and buoys or cutting off the attached rope? A lot of crab thefts have been going on along the California Central Coast this year
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Alex Smith completed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Vernon Davis with 9 seconds left just after Drew Brees had put the high-powered Saints ahead, and the resurgent San Francisco 49ers capitalized on five New Orleans turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.
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This is the last map of Shasta County - before Shasta Lake and Keswick Reservoir....
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Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin, it is more or less strong tendency ordered to an intrinsic moral evil, and thus the inclination itself must be seen as an
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It’s a 2fer today FDotD. Not 2 for 1 terms of price necessarily, but these two recently listed foreclosures are quite near one another on this rural road west of Cottonwood off Bowman Road. 18290 RORY LN COTTONWOOD, CA 96022 $163,900
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Saturday will be sunny and cool, with a high around 62, but the National Weather Service is predicting a change in the weather pattern that would drop some much needed precipitation on the north state. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Sunday will bring a slight chance for showers, though it will be par
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From the Internet Movie Data Base: Ginger, an orphan, is living with her foster-uncle, Rexford Whittington, a broken-down Shakesperian actor. Although denied the love of a mother and father, Ginger looks after her uncle, gives him lectures, loves him, defends...
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While our North State Gardens have not had much of a winter just yet, one of winter’s particular pleasures is that of bringing spring in. Having bright, fragrant spring bulbs or dramatic branches of spring flowering trees and shrubs bloom inside our homes during the cold dark winter months does just this. This technique
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President Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) just released a memo attempting to give political cover for “recess” appointments he made while the Senate was still in session. In fact, the political memo was issued two days AFTER the appointments were announced. It changes nothing. President Obama’s a
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The Hornets fought through a ferocious second-half Shasta run, tired legs and missed free throws to get the best of their rival Friday night at home.
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Rep. Wally Herger, Sen. Doug LaMalfa and Assemblyman Jim Nielsen are all very popular north state politicians whom the voters have overwhelmingly elected and re-elected to their offices.
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For years architect Les Melburg and construction industry lobbyist Kent Dagg have kvetched about "negative" news coverage of local business. Now they're doing something about it.
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The body of Chad Regelin, the son of Scott and Shirene Regelin, has returned, but never again that spark of life. Lay aside for a moment that he was a soldier. Lay aside for a moment that he died defending a belief, a belief that many people share. Chad Regelin was a human being. He was a living, breathing part of his famil
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I understand that the men and women, fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, sisters and brothers enlist to serve the USA on their own accord. That is their choice to protect our freedom of speech and freedom to protest — and freedom to protest the protesters.
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Hundreds of people, many waving small U.S. flags, lined the funeral procession route today as services were held for Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad Regelin of Anderson.
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As a small and somber crowd lined the chain-link fence outside the Redding Jet Center, the body of Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad Regelin of Anderson, who was killed last week in Afghanistan, arrived Friday morning at the Redding Municipal Airport.
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A Redding man accused of nearly killing his young son by hitting him in the head with a baseball bat last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison after pleading no contest to premeditated attempted murder.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Here's what's closed and open Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Government: State, county, city and federal offices closed. Mail: No delivery. Schools: Closed. Commerce: Most retail stores open, most banks closed. Trash pickup: Redding routes one day late, Shasta Lake, An
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In any sport, the Enterprise-Shasta rivalry never seems to disappoint.
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The Foothill High boys basketball team barely escaped an upset in its Eastern Athletic League North opener, in a 64-61 win over Pleasant Valley on Friday night.
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PremierWest Bank will close 11 branches — including its Bechelli Lane location in Redding — to consolidate its network and cut costs, the Medford, Ore.-based company announced Friday.
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Several former north state prep hoopsters are getting it done at the collegiate level. Some are close to home at Shasta College, and some are as far away as Florida.
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A Trinity County man accused of fatally shooting his stepfather in the head with a rifle was arraigned Friday in Trinity County Superior Court.
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Workers from the Shasta Family YMCA were bending over backward to help students at Cypress Elementary School literally bend over backward.
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Two Hyampom Volunteer Fire Department members were arrested this week in Weaverville after allegedly trying to sell 50 pounds of marijuana to an undercover agent, the Trinity County Sheriff's Office reported Friday.
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The Shasta-Trinity National Forest will waive fees at certain sites on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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In 1912: Yreka hit a record low temperature at 11 degrees below zero. Chickens froze on the roost all over Yreka. The stillness of the morning was accentuated by the fact that the voices of several vociferous roosters were "cold in death".
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A 58-year-old Red Bluff woman, the former controller for the Shasta Women's Refuge, pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of bank fraud.
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The Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce presents its 2012 Year of the Dragon Chamberee.
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ROME (AP) — A luxury cruise ship ran aground off the coast of Tuscany, gashing open the hull and forcing some 4,200 people aboard to evacuate aboard lifeboats to a nearby island early Saturday. At least three were dead, the Italian coast guard said.
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Orion Sears, Shasta Lake
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Julie Bey, Cottonwood
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For years architect Les Melburg and construction industry lobbyist Kent Dagg have kvetched about "negative" news coverage of local business. Now they're doing something about it.
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Fish and Game posted a cool interactive map on its wolf page that shows, wow, the puppy was in the neighborhood -- wandering almost down to Montgomery Creek before skirting around west and south of the Thousand Lakes Wilderness, then...
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A Trinity County man accused of fatally shooting his stepfather in the head with a rifle was arraigned today in Trinity County Superior Court.
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A Redding man accused of nearly killing his young son by hitting him in the head with a baseball bat last year was sentenced today to life in prison after pleading no contest to premeditated attempted murder.
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This photo was taken by friend Patty Carlile, aka "Salmon Patty" on Dec. 31, 2011. Completion day is scheduled for May 1st. This new cement pier is being constructed on the same "footprint" of the existing wooden pier. Meanwhile, all...
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A 58-year-old Red Bluff woman, the former controller for the Shasta Women’s Refuge, pleaded guilty today to two counts of bank fraud.
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Two members of the Hyampom Volunteer Fire Department were arrested this week in the Burger King parking lot in Weaverville after investigators said they found 50 pounds of processed marijuana in the trunk of their vehicle.
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I wrote a story on January 6 and stated that the well known Big Wheels Restaurant at Shingletown was "...a thing of the past". My reasons were that the owners telephone was disconnected with no forwarding number, he had moved...
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Shasta Rose Society looks after the 196 rose plants at Redding City Hall. Some 70 volunteers turned out to prune the rosebushes there. The event doubled as a workshop to teach home gardeners how to best go after a thorny plant.
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An old dogwood in my yard bloomed the first few springs I lived here but hasn't bloomed since. Any ideas?
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Learn the fundamentals to take your pruning skills up a notch. Proper pruning keeps plants healthy and encourages a nice form.
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"Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed" explores how some civilizations failed when they didn't pay attention to the importance of forests, water and other natural resources.
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley offers strategies for quickly making bathrooms presentable and thoroughly cleaning them.
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Today’s first reading began by stating that “It is not good for man to be alone and that God wanted to make a suitable partner for him.” God initially created animals to be man’s companions but none proved to be a suitable partner. So God created woman. But He didn’t just create a woman out of no
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Plant a bare-root tree so that the soil line on the trunk is 1 to 2 inches above the ground. Place a shovel handle across the hole to check. As a general rule, after the soil has settled, the uppermost large root should be just below the soil surface. Planting in a mound can prevent problems with rot. The sloping soil keeps
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In June of 1960 the new owners of the famous caverns announced the caverns were being developed and would open in the fall. Former owner Mrs. Grace Tucker of Redding and Berkeley sold the caverns to Roy, Glenn and Edward...
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PremierWest Bank will consolidate 11 branches by the end of April, a move that will result in the closure of its Bechelli Lane location in Redding.
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In response to a recent poll that yielded the above percentage, a friend e-mailed this: I wonder what would happen if the question were phrased this way to the same people: "Do you believe that God helps Tebow's opponents lose?"...
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The California Department of Transportation will be working on the Interstate 5-Highway 44 interchange in Redding.
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The north state will bask in another springlike day. The high in Redding today is expected to 65, according to the National Weather Service. The winds will be light and variable. Expect an overnight low of 32. There is a slight chance, about 20 percent, for showers on Sunday, the National Weather Service said.
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Aaron and Rachel Hatch are modern-day prospectors, sifting through the community in search of interesting and provocative ideas. When they strike gold, they don’t take their treasure to the bank—they take it to the World Wide Web. The Redding couple, and their support crew of fellow Catalyst Redding Young Professionals
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Despite glimpses of impressive basketball, the Red Hawks continued their losing ways against the Keelhaulers on Thursday.
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There are five full weeks remaining until the prep basketball playoffs are seeded, which leaves plenty of time to get some top games in.
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If the First Amendment's guarantee of free expression means anything, it most assuredly protects the right to stand on a public sidewalk peacefully holding a picket sign — even if it carries the most offensive message imaginable.
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There are two stories coming out of New Hampshire. The big story is Mitt Romney. The bigger one is Ron Paul.
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Disgusting! Outside, private groups are spending millions of super-PAC dollars so GOP presidential candidates can slander each other.
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I have one question. When Silas Lyons was provided with records by Shasta Regional Medical Center about the local woman who was, supposedly, diagnosed with kwashiorkor, why didn't he just print both sides of the story?
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Even if the Supreme Court had ruled that a religious body is guilty of a crime when they defame those who have made the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation under God, the Westboro Baptist Church could still have pleaded innocent.
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Re: "Walgreens drops military prescriptions" (Thursday): First, Express Scripts is a spin-off from Anthem Blue Cross. It seems Blue Cross decided either to cease some prescription plans due to inability to achieve an ever-increasing profit target, or, as in this case, to transfer the problem to others (Express Scrip
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Very soon, the Redding City Council has the opportunity to reach an agreement with Clarity Productions, a Christian-based movie production company. What a welcome opportunity to have such a business move into our north state.
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The Foothill High School girls basketball team picked up its first Eastern Athletic League loss on Thursday, dropping a 55-37 road contest to Pleasant Valley.
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The Hornets' stranglehold on their crosstown rivals continues.
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A Siskiyou County supervisor says he's mulling jumping into the Assembly race against Redding City Councilman Rick Bosetti, the only Republican candidate to have officially declared in the newly drawn 1st Assembly District.
A preliminary hearing that was scheduled next week for a Medford, Ore., man charged with 11 felony counts of attempted murder in connection with an Oct. 27 shootout with law enforcement officers near Castella was postponed Thursday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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It's too early to get up in arms over a possible one-year delay in the opening of the long-awaited $88 million veterans home in Redding, former state Sen. Maurice Johannessen told members of the home's support committee Thursday.
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The body of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad Regelin of Anderson, who was killed last week in Afghanistan, is due to arrive between 10 to 10:30 a.m. today at the Redding Municipal Airport.
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Northland Communications has pulled KRCR Channel 7 in Redding from its lineup, leaving thousands of Siskiyou County TV viewers watching the ABC affiliate in Medford, Ore.
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Shasta County planning commissioners unanimously approved a use permit Thursday meant to revamp a long-closed hot springs destination in Big Bend, pleasing county residents who say the springs promise economic growth for the tiny mountain town.
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A 58-year-old Palo Cedro bookkeeper has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than $12,000 from a Redding printing company.
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A pair of strategists on opposite sides of the political spectrum said Thursday it's unlikely statewide Democratic interests would choose to fund the campaign of Fall River Mills attorney Jim Reed, even though he's facing a new candidate this year in Doug LaMalfa, the presumed front-runner among a trio of local Repu
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Redding's City Council will likely approve a deal Tuesday to bring a movie studio to Stillwater Business Park despite only a verbal guarantee of the prospective buyer's substantial investment backing.
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Legal Services of Northern California will host a free foreclosure workshop at 5:30 p.m. Monday in Redding.
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Tonight I was petting Simcha and talking to her. Last winter she - about four months old - and another kitten, a lovely silvery long-haired kitten, were thrown out at my house. They were terrified of everything. It was terribly cold at that time last winter. I provided a box with a warm blanket and put out food for them. T
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Officers are searching for a vehicle allegedly stolen by a carjacker.
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The very talented Jesse Rosten, a commercial film-maker who lives in Redding, just might be the most famous man on the Internet this week. Friends in other states are posting links to his outstanding short spoof. If you haven't seen...
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A preliminary hearing that was scheduled next week for a Medford, Ore., man charged with 11 felony counts of attempted murder in connection with an Oct. 27 shootout with law enforcement officers near Castella was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Emergency crews are responding to a single-vehicle accident this afternoon on Happy Valley Road just north of Hidden Hills Road.
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The Vineyard continues to be the locals favorite when it comes to active adult communities for those 55 plus. What's interesting is the up-trend we are seeing from out of the area retirees who have narrowed down their list of best places to retire and Redding has made it to the top of their list.  Supply
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A smoking water heater sent Redding firefighters to the movies just before 12:30 p.m. today.
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“Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny.”-Mahatma Gandhi As the ball drops and we kiss the nearest cutie, it begins, a New Year. The New Year brings new promises t
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Well, that's overstating it obviously, as any newspaper reader knows. But it's lower than it's ever been in history according to this scientist. Click here for article and video interview. Excerpt from Reason: You are less likely to die a...
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If you’re shopping or running errands in Redding’s Hilltop/Dana district and crave something fresh, healthful and cheap, consider a take-out or dine-in lunch or dinner at the 5 Thais restaurant.
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George Grove was just 29 when he joined the Kingston Trio and for years, he felt like the new kid on the block. Now, some 35 years later, he refers to himself as “the old guy in the group.” The years, however, have done little to dampen Grove’s enthusiasm for performing and his love of folk music. “It’s been a re
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Artist Jan Grantham’s artistic career took her from the University of Oklahoma, to Rome, a 30-year art teaching career and a two-year post-career stint in Tokyo. This month, Grantham exhibits a series of collages paintings, a technique of backing, rubbing, repainting, sanding and sometimes drawing upon paintings that allo
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Ryan Hall, whom the USA Today calls "America's fastest marathoner", tells the national publication today that he is relying on his faith to make the Olympics. Record Searchlight freelancer Marge Dun
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A suspected drunken driver crashed into a home on Rancho Road, causing major damage to the residence Wednesday night. Neighbors reported that a Dodge pickup collided with the garage of the home in the 2100 block of Rancho Road just before 9 p.m., officer Chris Smyrnos of the Redding Police Department said.
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The calendar says January, but the weather is screaming March. The mercury in Redding today will flirt with the 70-degree mark, according to the National Weather Service. The high i is expected to be 68 with a north wind blowing at around 10 miles per hour. The overnight low will be 35 with patchy frost. Friday looks to be
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California's community colleges are a monument to the democratic spirit. They take all comers, straight-A student or dropout seeking a second chance, and they give them all a nearly free opportunity to pursue a trade or an academic degree.
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There is this game that is played every time control of the White House shifts from one party to the other. It probably happens in all federal agencies, but I have followed it most closely at the Department of the Interior. When a Democratic administration is in power, it issues regulations to save more land from developmen
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According to the Jan. 6 Record Searchlight, Gov. Jerry Brown warns of cuts if the proposed taxes are rejected, based on his proposed general fund budget of $92.5 billion — approximately $7 billion more than last year. Revenue last year was 7.7 percent more than anticipated. Areas targeted to be cut are primarily healt
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This is in response to the Jan. 4 article about a group called Courage Campaign that is trying to get a ballot initiative to boost taxes on the rich in California. They say that Kim Kardashian made $12 million last year and paid only 10.3 percent state income tax while someone making $47,000 pays only 1 percent less at 9.3
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• Head For The Hills • Pair Wine With Art • Going South for Wine • Pour Some Poor Souls • A Bit Beyond
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Foothill High grad Devin Crisosto celebrated his homecoming to Redding with a close win over the Knights on Wednesday night.
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The Anderson High School wrestling team defeated Central Valley 68-6 in a dual meet Wednesday.
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In 1912: Sunday was a snowy day in Weaverville. It snowed all through the preceding night and kept it up nearly all day. The depth was 3 feet, though by night it had settled to 30 inches.
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Trinity County investigators Wednesday arrested the stepson of a man who was fatally shot at his Ruth home earlier this week.
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Foreclosure activity in Shasta County and across the country was down in 2011.
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Tempers flared Wednesday night as more than 150 teachers and parents, some clutching their toddlers, crowded into the Anderson Middle School Gym to tell the Cascade Union School District trustees one thing: Don't close Verde Vale Elementary School.
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Gasoline prices are on the rise.
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The Hallmark Gold Crown store near the north end of the Mt. Shasta Mall in Redding has closed, ending a nearly 10-year run in the shopping center.
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RED BLUFF —A retired Tehama County transit bus that nearly was reborn as a bookmobile is getting fresh attention as a tool for teaching schoolchildren about recycling.
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A lone gray wolf that recently slipped into California from Oregon was in Lassen County on Wednesday, state wildlife officials said.
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ANDERSON — An Anderson sailor killed last week in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan will be coming home Friday.
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Redding's dry weather pattern has local fire officials concerned about the potential for blazes sparked by dooryard burning.
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The California Legislature mandated (Assembly Bill 1358) that all 58 counties implement a one-time amnesty period that allows a lump sum payment of 50 percent of the outstanding balance on certain violations to fully satisfy that court ordered obligation. Only traffic tickets that were due to be paid before January 1, 2009,
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Officers and medical personnel are responding to a single-vehicle crash on Highway 299 after getting reports of major injuries and a possible fatality.
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Below we outlined some of the reason you may want to consider short selling your home vs letting go into foreclosure. A homeowner who successfully negotiates and closes a short sale will be eligible for a Fannie Mae-backed mortgage after only 2 years! Redding CA Short Sales make up over 30% of our curre
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Below we outlined some of the reason you may want to consider short selling your home vs letting go into foreclosure. A homeowner who successfully negotiates and closes a short sale will be eligible for a Fannie Mae-backed mortgage after only 2 years! Redding CA Short Sales make up over 30% of our curre
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A+, A-, AB+, B+, B- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of O- and A+ donors as well as all blood types. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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A free workshop series starting this month will help people living with chronic conditions learn how to take control of their health.
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Are you a flusher? A blusher? Tired of that chronic redness on your face or your adult acne? You may very well have a treatable condition called rosacea.
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Thank you to those who responded to our year-end column on Christmas memories. Here's a selection.
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There's a buzz in the air, anticipation and excitement among local runners. They are the ones committed to running the Redding Marathon on Jan. 15.
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On Oct. 4, the Anderson City Council approved an outdoor secondhand smoke ordinance in line with the city's family-friendly values and priority to protect the health of children and residents. The law went into effect on Nov. 4.
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Some people from Kansas think they're promoting some cause by picketing at soldiers' and sailors' funerals --- apparently including the rites scheduled for Saturday for Petty Officer 1st Class Chad Regelin. Because these people are the most offensive on the...
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George Skelton skewered the left's attempt at rebranding the other day, but apparently the political activists formerly known as liberals have read the opinion polls. The Pew Research Center says "progressives" are considerably more popular than "liberals." Perhaps I'm missing...
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TweetI feel that the organizer was able to put this perfectly. The goal is to protect the family of fallen soldier,Chad R. Regelin, and do so respectfully. My thought and prayers go out to the family of Chad R. Regelin. God bless Chad R. Regelin for the sacrifice he made for his country. [...]
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If you drive out past Bella Vista on Highway 299 going east, it starts to follow Cow Creek in a canyon. Right about there, is Ingot, former home of the Afterthought Mine. It used to be easy to spot when the big smelter ruins were mostly intact, but they have been dismantled over the years. We have a painting of how it lo
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An 18-year-old woman is being taken to Mercy Medical Center after a black Toyota Tacoma hit a tree off Old Oregon Trail.
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I've heard folks joke that, in California, it will soon be illegal to smoke anything but marijuana. In Marin County, that might not be a joke. From the I-J: Marin's war on smoking was blunted Tuesday as a measure cracking...
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Downtown traffic in Redding is being affected this morning by a traffic collision at Eureka Way and California street. The accident was dispatched just before 10:30 a.m. There is no further information at this time.
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Trinity County investigators arrested today the stepson of a man who was fatally shot and found in his Ruth home earlier this week.
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ANDERSON - The Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church is planning to hold a demonstration near the Saturday funeral service for a 24-year-old Anderson sailor killed last week in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan.
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We suspect this blog gets read by other Realtors too, so this may be of interest to you guys. This week is Inman Connect. Here’s Erin with Chris Smith, Chief Evangelist for Agent Reboot and Inman News. Chris is a much admired figure in our business. Really dynamic to listen to and watch.
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It will be another day of unseasonably warm weather. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 66 in Redding today. There will be a north wind blowing up to 10 miles per hour. Expect similar conditions for Thursday, with a chance for the temperature to hit the high 60s Friday. No rain in sight.
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While having lunch with three friends, we invented a new (to us) game... “Conversation Starters That Stop Conversations.” We listed 50 or so but the one that stuck with me was, “I’m only telling you this as a friend…” No! You’re not. Stop. This is going to be embarrassing, intimate and unsolicited. A true frie
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Kelsie Jurin scored 31 points to lead her Liberty Christian High girls basketball team to a 77-55 conference victory over Redding Christian on Tuesday.
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Twenty-five years is a long time to spend in Congress. It ought to be long enough to accomplish a lot.
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The news that Eastman Kodak is preparing to file for bankruptcy, after being the leading photographic company in the world for more than a hundred years, truly marks the end of an era.
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While walking the other day I noticed a sign at the entrance to one of the Redding's beautiful parks. It reads "No Dogs in the Park" with a city ordinance number written below. When I returned to my office, I looked it up to see what it said and was very surprised to find that "No Dogs in the Park" was n
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In light of the admission during the Republican debates that mistakes were made by President George W. Bush, it needs to be pointed out that the current batch of Republican candidates want to make the same mistakes.
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The Northern Section is down to just three undefeated teams and two of them are coached by the same person.
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Lana Brown's three blocks in the first three minutes of the second half told the story for the Wolves in an emphatic win.
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A Redding man found a parolee burglarizing his garage Monday evening, and officers had to zap the alleged burglar with a stun gun to arrest him, police said.
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Local vintner, restaurateur and Hollywood movie producer Reverge Anselmo says Shasta County is violating his religious rights after a code enforcement officer issued a stop-work order earlier this week on a private chapel he's building at his 2,800-acre property east of Redding.
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Don Bird, a Rancho Tehama community activist and political gadfly, has been declared a "vexatious litigant" by a Tehama County judge.
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Fallout from Congressman Wally Herger's official retirement announcement Tuesday echoed through north state Republican circles as politicians moved quickly to adjust their campaign plans.
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Wine law Attorney K.C. Branch will present "Wine Law and the Wine Industry" from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 23 at Shasta College Health Sciences Center, 1400 Market St., Redding.
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Trinity County sheriff's deputies are investigating the Monday death of a 68-year-old Ruth man found shot to death at his home.
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A 17-year-old Redding boy accused of molesting a 9-year-old girl had his upcoming criminal trial delayed Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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A possible one-year delay in the opening of the long-awaited veterans home in Redding is bringing out the troops opposed to Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to keep it shuttered until the 2013-14 fiscal year.
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YREKA — Ranchers and Siskiyou County's supervisors told state and federal wildlife biologists Tuesday they were concerned livestock and the public would be put at risk if a pack of wolves moves to California in the wake of a lone wolf that entered the state last month.
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In 1912: Contrary to the impression that apparently was becoming current, that prospecting on national forest lands was to be restricted by the forest service. No permits were required; miners could locate and stake out their claims. Permits for prospecting on national forest lands have never been and will not be required.
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Love to sing? The Redding Community Choir started its spring session. Rehearsals are every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at First Christian Church, 3590 Placer Street, Redding, near the corner of Placer St. and Buenaventura Blvd. No auditions are necessary, just a desire to sing a variety of popular and international choral mu
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At least in Oregon. Weird story from the Medford Mail-Tribune: The U.S. Supreme Court decided this week not to hear Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winter's legal challenge that asserted U.S. law trumps state laws when people with medical marijuana cards...
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Don Bird, a Rancho Tehama community activist and political gadfly, has been declared a "vexatious litigant" by a Tehama County judge.
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Twenty-five years is a long time to spend in Congress. It ought to be long enough to accomplish a lot.
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The news that Eastman Kodak is preparing to file for bankruptcy, after being the leading photographic company in the world for more than a hundred years, truly marks the end of an era.
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Talking this afternoon with Rep. Wally Herger about some of the highs and lows of his 25 years in Congress, I asked him how thing had changed from 1980s --- when it was possible for a Democratic Congress and Republican...
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Three Redding men charged with murder, robbery and burglary in connection with the fatal stabbing of another Redding man at a Hilltop Drive motel pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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I got this message via LJ from someone named morriseric, who, according to his profile, is from Lagos, Nigeria (red flag). Hello how are you doing today, I hope you are doing great, I want to love a
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You’ll want to bookmark this fabulous resource! This is the most comprehensive listing I’ve seen of maps and details of the Redding area’s world class system of trails. Click on the image to get to the site, or go to: [www.visitredding.com] Th
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Dispatchers reported a vehicle hit a pedestrian at the intersection of Court and South streets just after 3 p.m.
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Dispatchers reported a two-car collision on eastbound Cypress Ave. just after 3 p.m. at Interstate 5.
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I haven't verified this stuff myself, but Jon Fleischman is a plugged-in Republican, and here's his description of the "north state kabuki" touched off by Rep. Wally Herger's retirement. So to recap this confusing North State kabuki dance -- Herger...
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RED BLUFF – A 61-year-old Red Bluff man has been sentenced to 18 years to life in prison for molesting two young children, prosecutors with the Tehama County district attorney’s office announced today
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We need a headcount of everyone planning to attend our Awards Banquet special event! Democracy has spoken, and you voted for the delicious Prime Rib dinner.  Please click on the link Below to the entry form and g
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Last year, I took Christine Kane's advice regarding New Year's Resolutions. Kane is a singer-songwriter and "Mentor to Women Who are Changing the World."  She explains her philosophy on her blog: "Choose a word for the year and let it guide you to take action." You can read the whole piece on her website:
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Douglas City — Fishing was “consistent” upstream of Junction City, with anglers catching three to six steelhead an outing, mostly on drifted roe. Pressure was low and fish bright, but small, up to 5 pounds. Fly fishers scored on
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Write a poem or share one that you like. View 734 Answers Two by William Butler Yeats:Remorse For Intemperate Speech I ranted to the knave and fool,But outgrew that school,Wou
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Ranchers and Siskiyou County's supervisors told state and federal wildlife biologists Tuesday they were concerned livestock and the public would be put at risk if a pack of wolves move to California in the wake of a lone wolf entering the state last month.
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The persistent rap on Congressman Wally Herger was that, despite his experience in Cnogress, he didn't have much by way of legislative accomplishments. I'm not sure if there's a benchmark for this sort of thing -- and it's the nature...
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Assemblyman Jim Nielsen on the decision by the Sacramento Valley's congressman to step down: "Wally Herger has served the people of northern California with dedication and honor for more than 35 years. I'm grateful for his steadfast commitment to our...
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Voices of Faith: Texas Governor and presidential candidate Rick Perry said that America should be “guided by...Christian values.” What does that mean to you and do you agree? Why/why not?
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Trinity County sheriff’s deputies are investigating this morning the Monday death of a 68-year-old Ruth man.
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Today we have the photography of a two month old baby girl. This particular girl was unusually strong she held herself up quite well. Used a broad natural light source to help minimize contrast for a softer look that goes well with babies.
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  sandwiches       In my absence the theme page I’ve been using for years has seemingly been rearranged 0r redesigned.  I can’t unstick my  sandwich. I am so happy to have this little bit of extra energy. Chemo treatment id a beast but it’s making a difference. No matter if I’m
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This black and white photo captures the urban feel that the senior wanted to portray. We used a flash at the end of the tunnel to create an artistic effect. The seriousness of this young man helps give the photo an intense feel, which guys want!
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SACRAMENTO — A suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation was released Monday night from Sacramento County jail after his $700,000 bail was posted.
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COTTONWOOD - Tehama County sheriff's deputies are investigating the theft of two all-terrain vehicles that were reported stolen from an April Island Way home's carport.
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A Redding man found a Redding parolee burglarizing his garage Monday evening, and officers had to zap the alleged burglar with a stun gun to arrest him, police said.
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Redding's long stretch of weather in the 60-degree range will continue today, with partly sunny skies and a high of 63 degrees predicted. Tonight, expect temperatures to drop to 40 degrees, with winds gusting up to 20 mph. Wednesday's high is also anticipated to be 63 degrees. The low that night should go down to 39 degre
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Learn the basics and "fun"damentals of floral design in each four-week session. Design styles, color, current trends fresh-flower projects every week. Photos will be taken of all students' work. After completion of all three sessions the participants will receive a certificate of course completion. Session #1 Projects are C
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The McConnell Foundation is suing a road contractor alleging the company parked its equipment on the foundation's property without permission, refused to move and wouldn't pay up when sent a $100 daily bill.
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The Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale will celebrate its 71st year by paying tribute to a north state rancher who's helped bring attention to the cattle industry, both on a local and national level.
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A 27-year-old Redding man accused of drugging a woman's fruit smoothie so he could try to have sex with her pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor sexual battery and poisoning a drink, a felony.
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Graffiti and vandalism are up in Redding in recent months, putting pressure on strained local budgets and manpower to keep the city clean.
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Woman says billing, privacy were the focus
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The Record Searchlight features significantly in the adjacent story by California Watch, which among other things raises the question of how we came to review a patient's medical records recently and why we decided not to run an earlier investigative story that raised significant questions about Shasta Regional Medical
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Image West Framing Design in Redding is celebrating its 20th year in business at its Bechelli Lane location with an expansion and the opening of Inspired by Design.
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Shasta County planning commissioners on Thursday will consider a use permit that would allow a group of Big Bend residents to reopen a long-shuttered hot springs destination in the small town northeast of Redding and add new baths, a yoga facility and other extra amenities at the site.
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A Redding woman charged with murder in the death of her boyfriend last year was confirmed for trial Monday after another failed attempt to settle the case
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A Round Mountain man who was shot and nearly killed last year by a Shasta County sheriff's sergeant after he reportedly fired an arrow at two deputies pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Monday in Shasta County Superior Court.
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Amy Goodman is not a well-known name in Redding,  but to many, the progressive broadcast journalist, syndicated  columnist, investigative reporter and best-selling author is a kind of hero. The host of Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and  the internet, including K
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The Eastern Athletic League North and the Northern Athletic League are kicking off this week, and Shasta College begins its home conference schedule against a familiar face from the north state.
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For the rest of this school year — maybe even through the next — most rural districts will find a way to absorb the cost of the bus routes that help ensure pupils actually make it to class.
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Now that Jerry Brown has gone public with the second attempt of his latest turn as governor to deliver a balanced budget, it's fair to speculate about how different things might be today if he'd lost to Meg Whitman, his billionaire 2010 Republican opponent.
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Fascism is the merger of state and corporate power. What is Citizens United?
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Humor is where you find it and I found it in the commodities price report for Jan. 5. You gold buffs should note that your year-to-date profits are 2.9 percent while orange juice has gone up 9.3 percent.
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If you listen closely to President Obama's recent campaign rhetoric, it seems to me that he is saying basically two things:
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I object to increased taxation to support government "services." Some departments seem to be run quite well. For example, the Department of Motor Vehicles appears to run a tight ship and in Shasta County, the Building Department has done right by us — and with a good attitude. However, some government departme
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After a quarter century representing the north state, U.S. Rep. Wally Herger will announce today he is planning to retire at the end of his current term and state Sen. Doug LaMalfa will be running for his seat.
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It must be the most widely trafficked and persistent rumor in north state politics, especially at the beginning of the election cycle: Rep. Wally Herger is retiring. Well, here's Placer County GOP activist Aaron Park saying it is true: The...
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I've been giving myself what my mother used to call a good "talking to." It's a kind of pep talk to remind me to count my blessings, when all I want to do is crawl up under the porch with the dogs and cry.
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Who was at what recent event in the north state.
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Two people suspected of burglarizing homes in Siskiyou County and allegedly cashing checks using the name of one of their crime victims were arrested last week in the Sacramento area and have been brought back to Siskiyou County to possibly stand trial, deputies announced today.
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"People recall facts that support their beliefs, and don't recall facts that contradict beliefs." So psychologist Leo Simonetta tells the Wall St. Journal for this story about how, gosh, we're all pretty ignorant about the numbers behind our government....
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Performances Held February 3rd and 4th ad David Marr Auditorium
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Women of all ages who love to sing are welcome and invited to the Sweet Adelines' Open House to check out the Northern Gateway Chorus and their dynamic new director.
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Check it out here on Realtor Skip Murphy's always interesting blog. Pictures from the web cam at the ski park on Mt. Shasta....
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With the dawn of every New Year comes a slew of new laws that go into effect, the state legislature having passed them the year prior. 2012 is no different as multiple laws in California will change personal liberties and the way we do business. For better or for worse, nonsensical or justified, every Californian
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Check out these images from the Ski Park Webcam today. Seriously, who’s got a rain dance recipe? It’s impossible to dislike the sunshine and all, but this is getting ridiculous.
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Did you know that one of the early school desegregation cases involved simply seeking a reliable bus service so children could get to school in the first place? Well, now you do. Maybe an enterprising lawyer could take up the...
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Shasta County is part of a 10-county $1.5 million settlement with a Canadian dietary supplement company and its American subsidiary.
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A Redding woman charged with murder in the death of her boyfriend last year was confirmed for trial today after a second attempt to try to settle the case failed.
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A 32-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of auto theft today after she allegedly took the vehicle of the good Samaritan who drove her to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office substation in Shasta Lake.
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This long piece on "pension puffery" in Governing magazine might be the most lucid piece on the realities of the problem -- and the lies or half-truths that both sides in the political argument try to tell -- that I've...
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So if you can read this, maybe this isn’t of interest at all. But if you know any Spanish speaking homebuyers, the California Association of Realtors has set up a website for home search in Spanish. It’s at: [www.sucasa.net] You can always translate a webpage
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Two Santa Rosa men are in jail this morning after allegedly forcing their way into a Corning-area home and threatening the residents at gunpoint, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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Tom Elias, whose writes a weekly column on California politics, regularly harps on the way businesses can use Prop. 13 to keep their property taxes low even when it is sold. Today Jim Newton of the Los Angeles Times says...
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Highway 99 East in the Red Bluff area was closed for about 30 minutes this morning due to a traffic collision that injured one person.
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California Watch, offering its own take on how school-bus cuts will especially burden rural schools, has a gem of an up-close look on how micro-schools operate: "If we don't have transportation, we don't have school," said Tina Bennett, Forks of...
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The north state gets off to another sunny start today, and the chance for any rain appears nonexistent. After some patchy frost before 10 a.m., expect a high of 64 today in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. The overnight low will be 38.
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Michele Boylson Erickson of Redding died Wed., Jan. 4 after after a 20-year battle with breast cancer, and two years with Stage IV cancer. She was 62. In addition to leaving behind scores of mourning friends, colleagues, community members, acquaintances and extended family, Michele is survived by husband David Erickson;
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It is painful and disruptive to close a neighborhood school, but it's even worse for a district that is struggling financially and watching its headcount shrink to do nothing and let a bad situation get worse.
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There's already plenty of wishful thinking surrounding the state budget rolled out Thursday, and most of it doesn't come from Jerry Brown.
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What if I told you that you could make a difference in our community for the better and it wouldn't cost you any money, would take less than 30 seconds, and you could accomplish it right where you are sitting now.
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Doug LaMalfa's bill for CDC fire camps is going to fail. This is because higher custody level inmates are all the state has to fill the camps due to lower level inmates doing time in county jails.
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The Fall River High School boys and girls basketball teams each earned first-place finishes Saturday at the Etna Tip-Off Challenge tournament.
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The chapel of the First United Methodist Church in Redding wasn't just filled with churchgoers Sunday.
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In 1912: A seventh successive son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Null of Inwood. As a result Edward Null, the father, was to claim a $500 gift from President Theodore Roosevelt offered for Storkitorial Chain. The Null's eldest son was 11 years old. All were fine sturdy chaps. The new son was named Roosevelt.
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Rural schools in Shasta County are reeling from the trigger cuts enacted Jan. 1 as the state cuts $248 million in transportation funds, taking enormous amounts from their budgets.
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Shasta County officials have begun taking comments on an environmental review of a proposed quarry and aggregate processing plant in Mountain Gate.
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Shasta County sheriff's officials were called tonight to Shasta Dam after a woman reportedly shot herself in the chest.
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A woman accidentally shot herself in the chest with a handgun Sunday night while she was target shooting in an area around Shasta Dam, Shasta County Sheriff's Sgt. John Greene said this afternoon.
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In an editorial even less persuasive than the L.A. Times' yesterday, the Washington Times stands up for rugged individualism on America's roads: A culture of dependence has gradually supplanted the traditional American values of self-reliance and individualism. One could see...
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OR-7, California’s first wild wolf in 88 years, has been on the move over the weekend but remains in Shasta County, according to state officials.
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WE Multimedia Theatre Group brings to Redding the Tony Award winning musical "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown". Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy and the whole gang are here. USA Today says "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" is great for kids, and even better for grown-ups. FREE PUBLIC ADMISSION to the WE Multimedia Theater
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Unleash your creative spark by attending these 13-week, 1-hour classes for an opportunity to look at what excites you in life; a time to re-discover your creative nature. This class will give you the creativity to find a publisher, create an on-line business, teach a Thai cooking class, improve your current business, or any
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Like the blacksmith has a forge, the wordsmith has a workshop. In this setting, poetry is written, read, critiqued, and perfected. Come and practice the art of metaphor, try your hand at a sestina or villanelle, workshop poems in a graduate-school setting, find joy in revision, meet poets through their writing, and learn ho
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California Highway Patrol officers and rescue teams are responding this morning to a car that overturned on Highway 44 in the Old Station area.
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This is epic. You may have already seen it, but I just have to curate it here. Nicely done. The Black Rock Desert playa is almost directly east of Redding. Scroll west and you wind up in Lake Shasta.
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It was a really bad flood and happened at a really bad time - right in the middle of the construction of Shasta Dam. Remains of the concrete building on the left still stands at Turtle Bay. It was the...
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There's such a glut of pot in parts of Trinity County, I'm informed, that some folks have taken to using it as currency, a bit like pouches of mackerel in the federal pen. One off-the-grid observer credits/blames three factors -...
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Last week, in response to an e-mail with the subject line "The 'drought' continues," Mobley wrote: No need to put drought in scare quotes. NorCal is officially in a "moderate" drought as of Jan. 3 according to the Palmer Drought...
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Redding's long-running heat wave will continue today, with sunny skies and a high of 68 degrees predicted. Winds should gust up to 9 mph in the area, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento. The low should hover just above freezing at 34 degrees. Monday, expect sunny skies and a high of 64
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Is 60:1-6, Mt 2:1-12 The Gospel today is rich with symbols: • The Journey, • the Personalities from distant lands, • the star, its disappearance and reappearance, • the gifts,
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Downtown Redding has welcomed another coffee shop.
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I hate Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal for California.
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Can we all just keep cool heads about this wolf thing?
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From now until November, when Gov. Jerry Brown hopes to bring a tax measure to the ballot, the Legislature and the voters themselves will talk endlessly about schools, prisons, college tuition and other big-ticket budget questions.
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Difficult times call for difficult choices. Every so often, when public boards such the Cascade Union Elementary School District board of trustees are presented with the difficult need to cut spending, they discover opportunities to reposition their districts to be stronger for the future. These hard economic times appear t
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Dear Debt Adviser: I turn 60 this year and I'm single. I owe the IRS $75,000 and $8,000 in state taxes. I also have a student loan of $40,000. I have a degree in business management. I make about $30,000 annually, but have no savings and no retirement. I need advice on how to turn this situation around.
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Kayla McBride and Zachary Smith, both of Redding, are engaged to be married June 30, 2012, at Lazy K Ranch in Whitmore. The bride-elect is the daughter of Lacy and Jon McBride of Anderson. She graduated from West Valley High School in 2005. She is attending Shasta College and Oregon Institute of Technology. Her fiance is
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GoPicnic offers shelf-ready meals in a box that need no refrigeration, heating or prep time, and combine premium brands that use quality ingredients.
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Susan Rawlins and Kevin Walker, both of Redding, were married Nov. 11, 2011, at Win-River Casino-Eagle Room in Redding. Brandy Jones officiated. The bride is the daughter of Sandra and Ken Downs of Redding. The groom is the son of Marilyn and David Walker of Redding.
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Alix Freeman of Redding and Dan Sorrick of San Francisco are engaged to be married June 23, 2012 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Kathy Freeman of Redding. She is a 2006 graduate of Bishop Quinn High School in Palo Cedro and a 2009 graduate of University of the Pa
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My husband and I planned for a quiet New Year's Eve at home this year with the kids. All we need for a great night together are a few party poppers, a game or two, and a bottle of sparkling pear cider to share. We're easy to please, and we like to keep it simple. My daughter, Payton, had other plans for the day. I woke up t
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Dear readers: What bugs you most about the world? How would you make the world better? Every winter, I pose these questions to the panel. This year, technology took a bruising. Real relationships, thinking deeply, embracing boredom, and lamenting the demise of "face-to-face" interactions were top concerns for many panelists
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Most of us like the idea of a fresh start and the opportunity to complete goals that we might have missed in years past. Unfortunately there are individuals who see the new year as an opportunity to take advantage of people and most often the elderly are their targets.
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One of the more inefficient habits that I can't seem to break myself of is stubbornly maintaining a paper trail in a digital world. I print confirmations of online purchases, email correspondence, even documents sent to me electronically. However, as portable electronics become more popular and cloud-based applications get
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As we venture into 2012, let's resolve to ditch bad computing habits.
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Getting up to speed in a brand new year can take a little getting used to. In my case, some of it has to do with eggnog. It is my holiday addiction. And to make matters even worse, I don't try and squeeze by on the diet version but stay true to the real McCoy.
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As the first anniversary of this column approaches, I want to thank you for your readership and your emails offering perspective and support.
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I marvel how travelers with standard black suitcases find their bags at baggage claim areas. Baggage conveyors at large airports look like roiling rivers of black suitcases, the occasional blue or red bag diving and resurfacing downstream like scaup.
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California's death penalty may well be "broken," but it seems to me that those who complain it's broken are the people who intentionally broke it in the first place.
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The Cottonwood sewer project was started in 1984 and was finished in 1985. It had a master plan that showed the exact route that the sewer would go through out the entire project. It also showed all of the property that it would serve.
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Q: Without naming names, I believe that my neighbor has taken the registration sticker off one of his vehicles and placed it on his pickup license plate. I'm assuming that this is illegal, but I'm not sure if I should do or say anything.
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Jesse lives in style, dining on quail every day in her own room at the Montague Hotel.
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Participants get ready for the first Frosty Fun Run, which was held Saturday at Lake Redding Park.
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ANDERSON — In years past, the middleweights have dominated the local wrestling scene. But this year, it's the guys on the opposite ends of the spectrum receiving all the attention.
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The world is a different place than it was in 1985.
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During the summer, Bob Rice was touring the vast area of Siskiyou County that he represents on the College of the Siskiyous' board of trustees.
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The journalist whose program sparked a brief tempest over north state public television programming will return to town Saturday in an appearance to benefit KIXE-TV.
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Dec. 1: Justin and Amanda Cornell, of Redding, a girl.
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In 1912: A "fourth-story man" perpetrated a bold robbery in the room of Nick Wehring, a miner stopping at the Temple Hotel. Forty dollars in gold and 30 cents in silver were extracted from the pockets of the occupant of Room 93, who made entrance by way of the fire escape and a dangling rope that permitted him to cl
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Soldiers from the Multi-Role Bridge Co., 132 Engineers of the California Army National Guard enjoy a tri-tip lunch that was prepared for them Saturday by the Asphalt Cowboys.
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COTTONWOOD — The Cubs’ grinding, defensive win over the Eagles was likely a playoff preview between two of the top teams in the Northern Section’s Division IV. And if it was indeed a playoff preview, then the postseason should be can’t-miss competition in the north state this February.
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RED BLUFF — Tucked in a quiet corner of this Tehama County city is a thriving homegrown business whose reach stretches to such far-flung locales as Afghanistan and South Africa, keeping nearly 200 people employed.
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A Siskiyou County landmark, built by a Vanderbilt, is no more.
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More Shasta County residents now qualify for medical coverage through a new state program that essentially gives them a two-year advance on federal health care reform.
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Record Searchlight staff photographers Andreas Fuhrmann and Greg Barnette present some of their favorite photographs from 2011.
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Enrollment has begun for two Shasta College medical industry job training programs.
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Dear Babe: I recently came across a 32-page program for Major League Baseball Opening Day in Los Angeles April 18, 1958, and was just curious as to whether you thought anyone might find it interesting. This game was against the San Francisco Giants. I kept the box score showing the inning-by-inning field activity and scorin
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Q: During the four-duck limit era, the 25-shot shell limit in refuges and wildlife areas made sense. However, now that the limit is seven ducks, and in some cases the goose count can be six, why aren't we allowed to carry more shells into the field? Inevitably, that limitation leads to one of us doing the "walk of s
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I invented this chili recipe, using legs, thighs and breasts from half a limit of mallards and pintails I shot a few weeks back. It tasted so good I'm pretty sure you could substitute sewer rat for the duck.
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BEGINNING FASTPITCH SOFTBALL PITCHING CLINIC
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The Enterprise High girls basketball team won the championship of the Lady Hornet Classic tournament by defeating Oroville 65-51 on Saturday.
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Because it helps build consensus, although you could say there's something fishy about this research study, reported here in the Wall Street Journal. The concluding graphs: ...this research helps to explain the importance of indifference in a partisan age. If...
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Is there a prize for the most bizarrely arcane analogy in an editorial? If so, the Los Angeles Times wins it today in this remarkably unpersuasive editorial about the high-speed rail project. Worthwhile things seldom come without cost or sacrifice....
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Attention treasure hunters. This story is from the Riverside Daily Press, is dated 12-6-1910, and was sent to me by genealogist and friend Marilyn Rountree. I guess you could say this story is worth its weight in gold... ANCIENT COINS...
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Officers are responding to a report that a 76-year-old man shot himself in the 3400 block of Oak Haven Court.
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The back of the home wraps around the pool, making i
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"It's appropriate that he's a former seminarian, because the entire state is about to have a very long Lent." So Jack Pitney of Claremont McKenna College tells the Los Angeles Times. In a Times story outlining health and welfare cuts,...
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Bats! Subjects of myth and legend. Also, interesting critters that occupy an essential and beneficial niche of our ecosystem. Turtle Bay Museum has this interesting Bat exhibit until Sunday. Flap your mammal wings and get in there before it’s gone.
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Today will be sunny, but wind gusts as high as 31 mph could rush through the north state today, as highs climb to almost 63.
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COTTONWOOD — The Eagles utilized speed, fiery open-court defense and clutch free throws to take down Shasta with style on Friday.
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ANDERSON — Area wrestlers left no doubt about capitalizing on the opportunity to impress on the local stage after the first day of the NorCal Championships at Anderson High School on Friday.
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The Redding Christian boys basketball team pulled off a tremendous comeback win on the road at Weed on Friday night, in a 44-43 victory.
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It is the enduring tragedy of war: The young men and women who selflessly put so much on the line for their country are the very ones who are cut down in their prime.
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Ah, sleep.
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As the president of a local private security agency that has operated in Northern California for 44 years, I agree with certain facts in Bill Ziegler's Christmas Day letter. Indeed, it is a competitive business with some potential clientele most always selecting lowest bids.
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I would like to give thanks to a hero in Redding. These days there is not a lot of good news, but such an act as this should not go unthanked.
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All politicians just know that sacrosanct Social Security is the third rail of American politics. Isn't this what the Democrat establishment has been telling us?
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A medical marijuana group seeking to recall Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko was unable to gather 20 valid signatures that would have started the process.
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In 1912: L. Alward sold the entire interest of his Redding Undertaking Company to undertaker C.H. Newell of Weaverville for $6,500. Newell had already assumed charge of the business.
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A criminal case was temporarily suspended Friday against a Shasta Lake man who was set to be sentenced Friday morning for trying to snatch a Shasta County sheriff's deputy's gun during a brawl at a Millville home in late October.
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A 24-year-old Navy petty officer from Anderson who was killed Monday in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan will be laid to rest on Jan. 14 at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo following a funeral in Anderson.
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Five Guys Burgers and Fries on Dana Drive in Redding is tentatively scheduled to open Jan. 16, according to franchisee MJM 5G LLC.
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A Department of Fish and Game biologist in charge of monitoring a wild gray wolf that's made its way from Oregon to eastern Shasta County this week spoke bluntly and in stark terms Friday about the likelihood the wolf dubbed OR-7 by biologists will survive long enough to find the mate he's already traveled more than 800 mil
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Turtle Bay Café will close after business Jan. 15 to make room for the park's full-service Sheraton hotel.
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A Redding man sentenced last month to three years in prison for fatally punching another Redding man in 2009 lost his bid Friday to try to win his freedom while his conviction is appealed.
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A Redding woman charged with murder in the death of her boyfriend last year rejected a plea bargain Friday that came with a maximum 10-year prison sentence.
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Burning is prohibited today and Sunday in Shasta and Trinity counties because of unseasonably dry, windy weather, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced Friday.
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Next week's scheduled trial for a Cottonwood area woman accused of nearly beating a 7-year-old boy to death in 2009 was postponed Friday in Shasta County Superior Court because her defense attorney will be in trial in Siskiyou County on another case.
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Soldiers with the Multi-Role Bridge Co., 132 Engineers of the California Army National Guard train Friday at Whiskeytown Lake.
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A truck rear ended a Chevrolet Suburban in the left turn lane onto Interstate 5 from Cypress Ave. just before 8:30 p.m.
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A medical-marijuana group seeking to recall Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko was unable to gather 20 valid signatures that would have started the process.
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Matt Rexroad, a political consultant and Yolo County supervisor, is refreshingly blunt in this piece on the redistricting kerfuffle: Political people all have similar play books. The plays include fake support groups, using emotion, presenting numbers or facts that tell...
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Burning is prohibited Saturday and Sunday in Shasta and Trinity counties because of unseasonably dry, windy weather, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced today.
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On July 1, 1952, after one hundred years of requests, the federal government finally granted the post office at Whiskeytown the name Whiskeytown. Everyone was so happy a celebration was held that included square and folk dancing, a play named...
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Redding police arrested a 50-year-old Seattle man Thursday who’d been sought by Oregon police for nearly two weeks.
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Next week’s scheduled trial for a Cottonwood area woman accused of nearly beating a 7-year-old boy to death in 2009 was postponed today in Shasta County Superior Court because her defense attorney will be in trial in Siskiyou County on another case.
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Bare-root trees are sold by caliper, a measurement taken just above the bud union. Look for a tree with a caliper of about 1/2 inch. Small trees can be weak; large trees might have tops not in balance with their roots. A large top and small root system makes it difficult for the roots to meet water and nutrient requirements
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A Shasta Lake man who was set to be sentenced this morning for nearly snatching a Shasta County sheriff's deputy's gun during a brawl at a Millville home in late October had his criminal case temporarily suspended after a defense attorney asked for two psychologists to evaluate his client’s mental health.
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Is it worthwhile planting blueberries in Redding?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has suggestions for bringing order to a jumbled linen closet.
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Sessions on pruning and floral design are being offered.
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The funeral service for a 24-year-old U.S. Navy petty officer from Anderson who was killed in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan is scheduled for 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Anderson, it was announced today.
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SACRAMENTO (AP) — The drive to block a California law allowing illegal immigrant college students to apply for public financial aid has fallen short of the signatures needed to qualify for the ballot.
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Sorry, but it is not Damascus, Va., the current runaway leader in BudgetTravel.com's poll/contest. Go give friendly NorCal nominee Weaverville some love, eh?...
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The grey wolf who entered Shasta County on Thursday stayed over night.
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The Big Wheels Restaurant at Shingletown is apparently history. Attempts to find funding to rebuild have proved futile for owner Mike Dastrup.
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This morning stumbled across "Shasta Start Up," a new business-oriented program on KCNR 1460 with hosts Les Melburg, Kent Dagg, Mark Lascelles, Rob Middleton and Randy Denham. Every Friday from 9 to 10 a.m., pre-empting Dennis Miller. During the inaugural...
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Tehama County deputies are looking for whoever burglarized a home Thursday south of Red Bluff.
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Sorry everyone, I'm temporarily cancelling the History Mystery Photo Contest. It'll be back in approximately a month. Sorry for the inconvenience :-(...
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The 99 percent would remodel or just move. Not this woman....
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In 1978, a movie was made called "Buffalo Rider." It was about a guy who finds a buffalo and decides to tame it.It has fallen into the public domain.Enter The Possum Posse. The Possum Posse is an Austin, Texas  sardonic honky-tonk/bluegrass band. On t
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A 29-year-old woman suffered minor injuries this morning after being hit a by a Jeep Wrangler on Rodeo Avenue west of Gerber, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Here’s an over-the-top home with an equally outrageous marketing video. Ready for a rockstar. Crank up the volume. We love doing real estate videos. See our 662 Joaquin video from a few days ago, which is generating good traffic. It can’t compare to this produc
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Uncharacteristically warm weather will stick around at least through Thursday of next week, though the Redding area could be in for a windy weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
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Relationships can, at times, be pure torture. Hopefully, instead of identifying with today's playlist, it will actually make you feel a little bit better about your own life, no matter what your situation. It wouldn't matter if you were happily married, desperately seeking, or just sank the final nail into the coffin of you
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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 17,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many [.
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The Enterprise girls basketball program has owned Liberty Christian in recent years. It’s owned the Patriots at the Lady Hornet Classic, specifically, and it was obvious Thursday night that not much has changed.
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Sen. Doug LaMalfa wears his "one of us" image like a comfortable old pair of work jeans — but sometimes a slow-talking rice farmer's earthy common sense is enough to see far over the horizon.
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After every other conservative alternative to Mitt Romney crashed and burned (libertarian Ron Paul is in a category of his own), from the rubble emerges Rick Santorum. But he isn't just the last man standing. He is the first challenger to be plausibly presidential: knowledgeable, articulate, experienced, of stable chara
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You have identified Randy Gale Loard as a transient in the articles that have appeared in the Record Searchlight ever since Randy's throat was slit and and his body was stabbed three different times. He bled to death on Charles Drive on Nov. 5.
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I am fed up with the speeders on Mountain View and Collyer drives. The drivers who use this route as their shortcut to the big-box stores on Dana Drive and Churn Creek Road do not care at all about the 25 mph speed limit in residential areas.
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ANDERSON — Some area wrestlers use the NorCal Championships as a second-half season preview. Others use it as motivation.
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Carlos Mancasola exploded for 34 points, as the Central Valley boys basketball team upended Durham High, 72-47, in the first round of the Corning Tournament on Thursday.
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The field for a Shasta County supervisor seat is starting to get a little more crowded.
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In 1912: G. H. Marlette was the victim of a buggy accident near Dodwin's ranch a few miles from Cottonwood. The kingbolt fell out while Marlette was driving and the after part of the rig went to the ground, no damage or harm being done. The horses, however, were frightened and ran 11 miles with the front wheels before b
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ArtHop, a popular cultural showcase that ended its three-plus-year run in December, is returning this month under a new name.
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A Siskiyou County supervisor warns of possible confrontations and "civil disobedience" if an environmental group follows through with plans to float the Scott River in Siskiyou County to protest what a spokesman says is an effort to keep members of the public off the stream.
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State Sen. Doug LaMalfa has introduced a bill that would require state prison officials to notify local authorities 10 business days before an inmate is transferred into a state prison camp.
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The Northstate Society for Human Resource Management will hold a labor law update from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17.
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The gray wolf that made history by crossing the state line into California last week wandered into eastern Shasta County sometime Thursday.
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Taxpayers in the Gateway Unified School District will see some extra cash after refinancing district's bonds netted a savings of $431,000.
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SACRAMENTO — A suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation had his $5 million bail reduced Thursday to $700,000 during a hearing in Sacramento County Superior Court.
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Anderson Police Chief Dale Webb has retired.
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Trinity County sheriff's deputies say they found a 3-year-old with access to drugs and dangerous items during a search of a mobile home Thursday morning.
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With area unemployment stubbornly high, federal officials expect a brisk turnout for their annual Career Fair later this month in Redding.
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Marissa Williams, 5, watches Thursday as members of the Redding Swim Team attempt to swim a total of about 1,000 miles in four days at the Shasta College pool.
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Trinity County deputies and a California Highway Patrol officer were searching a mobile home at the River Oaks RV Resort in Lewiston this afternoon, though officials at the mobile park wouldn’t say why.
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It's a serious question. In 2005, then still newish and reform-minded Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed, as part of his California Performance Review, to scrap or consolidate nearly 100 state boards, including the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, which an editorial last...
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SACRAMENTO - A suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation had his $5 million bail reduced today to $700,000 during a hearing in Sacramento County Superior Court.
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The gray wolf that made history by crossing the state line into California last week wandered into eastern Shasta County sometime Thursday. The wolf’s entrance drew applause from wildlife groups and fierce condemnation and concern from local ranchers and conservative politicians.
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The Bee reports that the Pacific Legal Foundation is threatening to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service for not following through on delisting the elderberry beetle, which the agency first said no longer needed protection back in 2006 but nonetheless...
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Here's an intriguing factoid from Allied Van Lines, the moving company: California is once again a state more people are moving into than out of. No, really. CHICAGO, Jan. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Texas may be holding on...
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Singer/Songwriter Pastor Dave Horn to be performing at: Trinity Lutheran Church. Dave Horn is a Lutheran pastor, performing singer/songwriter and finger-style guitarist who proclaims the forgiveness of sins in Jesus Christ through music, story and lighthearted humor.
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Yes, there are two. The most well-known is in Cottonwood and serves as the dividing line between Shasta and Tehama counties. The not-so-well-known other Cottonwood Creek is south of Shasta Dam and south of Coram. The photo shows the other...
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Even if you're employed in California, the answer is less likely to be yes, reports California HealthLine, which has results of a new employer survey: The percentage of employers in California that offer their workers health insurance has fallen in...
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Excerpts from a column by the incomparable Steve Chapman: Back in 2007, when Barack Obama was running for president, a mildly surprising bit of news emerged: He and Dick Cheney were eighth cousins. Today, though, it appears that report was...
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  “The floorplan offers a family room, living room, dining room and indoor laundry. Potential Abounds. An additional detached storage/work shed and nice private
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Some business wisdom that didn't fit into the write-up on Nello's Place in today's paper. Owner Jim Dad said he learned two things from founder Nello Miele: you've got to have great food and great service and "you have to...
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A burglar stole more than $40,000 in property from a Red Bluff man over the holidays, according to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office.
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Redding will continue its streak of sunny and warmer than average days through next week.
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Ryan Lamb can't remember a time that he was without a sketchbook. He cant get enough of it or art in any form. His sketchbook was upgraded to oil paints while attending Redding school of the Arts, an education that made him comfortable with himself and more confident with his art and self expression.
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Amanda Brandt was back in her home town after a stint in Texas and eager to get back into the community theater scene, so she jumped at the chance to direct a play.
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For the past 35 or so years, C.R. Gibbs has been a regular establishment of many a North State resident, and the more well established it becomes, the better it can serve its patrons.
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In May, Nello’s Place, one of my north state favorites, will celebrate its 30th anniversary, quite a milestone in Redding’s topsy-turvy restaurant world.
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(Editor's note: This is a Shasta College student essay, submitted for extra class credit as a letter to the editor.) As we all know, California is currently in the midst of a recession. This recession has forced funding cuts upon schools, work forces, and many other local programs. These enormous cuts amount to roughly 12.5
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Some individuals are reluctant to use the federal bankruptcy process to legally adjust an unmanageable personal financial condition. Many of these people view bankruptcy as a personal failure, something to be avoided at all costs. In truth, bankruptcy is not a declaration of failure; it is simply the recognition of an in
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Recalls are in style in Shasta County this season — as faddish as Oregon Ducks T-shirts and speculation about when Mt. Shasta might open for skiing.
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JOHNSTON, Iowa — Mitt Romney suffers from an enthusiasm deficit. Voters gathered at the middle school Tuesday night went overwhelmingly for Romney — overwhelmingly but reluctantly. This was a caucus of agonizers and nose-holders.
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The California State Supreme Court has just affirmed the ending of the rein of redevelopment agencies in California. These agencies were eliminated in the budget passed last June. Their elimination became a justified and fortuitously timed part of the budget solution proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown last January.
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Mount Shasta was no match for the Hornets' stifling defense Wednesday night.
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COTTONWOOD — Any team playing in the West Valley girls New Year's Hoops tournament that thinks it'll get an easy game is only fooling itself.
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Redding's swim team, the Aqua Ducks, is kicking off its 60th year by hosting a Distance Camp, which started Tuesday and concludes Friday.
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Sneetches, Whos, Grinches and Green Eggs and Ham are expected to arrive in Redding later this month.
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A 19-year-old Redding man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a burglary that occurred sometime over the weekend, according to Redding police.
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Cody Leftault, 13 (left), and Forrest Cochrane, 19, ride bicycles under sunny skies Wednesday at Redding Skate Park at Caldwell Park.
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Great Northern Corporation is looking for California licensed eligible contractors who would like to be placed on a list to receive bid packages for housing rehabilitation work.
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The nation's largest drugstore chain is no longer participating in a Department of Defense benefits program, forcing many active and retired military personnel and their families in Shasta County to switch pharmacies.
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A Red Bluff man awaiting trial in Shasta County Jail on attempted robbery, assault and other charges pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges alleging he tried to hire a hit man to kill his attempted robbery accuser.
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A 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday morning after he reportedly tried to escape a traffic stop on a bicycle, while his roommate at a Redding motel was arrested later in the day, according to Redding police.
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A Redding teenager who was arrested Oct. 1 after being accused of stabbing another teen at a party in Palo Cedro was sentenced Wednesday in Shasta County Superior Court to 270 days in jail and ordered to pay his accuser $80,000 in restitution.
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In 1912: Members of the Eastern Star and their friends were given a treat at the Masonic temple by the first complete exhibition of the best artistic work of the Thomas sisters of Trinity County. The display was accompanied with a comprehensive lecture by Dr. C.C. Corbiere, who was responsible for the presentation for the a
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This month's column is brought to you by: Nobody.
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Many people make new year's resolutions and then break them because their goals are unrealistic and too hard to achieve.
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Where does the time go? How did it get to be 2012 so quickly? I remember as a kid marveling at the thought that I would be alive to witness the turn of the century. Now we are already 11 years into the third millennium. Note: because there was no Year Zero, the third millennium, or 21st century, started in 2001.
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Every running event is unique and presents challenges. As a race director, the first task is to make lists with timelines and deadlines and follow them. That's easier said then done.
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The average American drinks 50 gallons of soda and other sweetened beverages each year. There are almost 17 teaspoons of sugar in a regular 20-ounce cola; sweetened beverages are the largest source of added sugar in the American diet.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of A- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A+ and O- blood, and needs platelet and plasma donors.
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Once I found it, I can't look away. It's rather creepy.P.S. If you find it, don't tell. Let others have a look.
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It's Shasta Lake City Attorney John Kenny's job -- not mine -- to defend the city against any potential lawsuit spurred by its setting a date for a recall election last night, but Southern California attorney Andrew L. Jared's request...
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A Red Bluff man awaiting trial in Shasta County jail on attempted robbery and other charges pleaded not guilty today to new charges alleging he tried to hire a man to kill his attempted robbery victim.
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Rick Bosetti, Assembly candidate, is launching with a cannonade across the bow of incumbent Dan Logue: (Redding, Calif.) - While California continues down the path to financial ruin, Dan Logue is not hearing the cry from North State residents to...
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES SMITH RIVER — The river received 4 inches of rain prior to the weekend and went up 23 feet, dropping down to plunking water over the weekend, when anglers scored well fishing the quiet water. They were expecting to begin sidedrifting the river wit
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A 27-year-old man was arrested this morning after he reportedly tried to escape a traffic stop on a bicycle, while his roommate at a Redding motel was arrested later in the day, according to Redding police.
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A 19-year-old Redding man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a burglary that occurred sometime over the weekend, according to Redding police.
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A semi truck wreck that spilled lumber and fuel Tuesday on Interstate 5 near Yreka is still being cleaned up today, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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This is a great neighborhood for the money. Nearby to all the Downtown Redding fun, and also Turtle Bay School. Arboretum, River Trail, Museum, Sundial Bridge, Caldwe
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In 2009, Becca Howsmon of Becca's Café in Anderson and I took up the cause to help a 7-year-old Cottonwood boy who had been nearly beaten to death by his stepmother Rachel Limon. We named him the "Christmas Boy" because...
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Don't know when this photo was taken but it had to have been close to 1943 when it fell to the ground, a victim of vandalism, neglect, and the elements. This was the home of Shasta County's first permanent settler,...
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Redding will continue to see warmer than average days through at least early next week.
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Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 900 television and radio stations in North America. Time Magazine named Democracy Now! its “Pick of the Podcasts,” along with NBC’s Meet the Press. Goodman is the first journalist
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This peer-review report suggesting the Legislature not go forward with high-speed rail must be a fatal blow --- at least for now. The Chronicle gave Sen. Doug LaMalfa, who's been fighting the project for the past year, the final word...
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History buffs will find a fascinating account of how Redding has evolved over the past 110 years in the architect's account of the Lorenz Hotel's history, filed as part of its application on the registry of historic places. The Lorenz...
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Dear Shelly: Help! My home is just "blah." I've spent years accumulating all sorts of things; furniture, art and accessories, most of which I liked, but now I'm not so sure. The more I get, the worse it looks, and it seems to be a hodgepodge of different styles. I'm tempted to get rid of [...]
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In a time and place where it's common to see government as the problem and environmental laws in particular as a heavy burden on the economy, some will see this thought as heretical, but it must be said: Thank God for the EPA.
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No one seems to be really happy with this year's field of Republican candidates for that party's presidential nomination — except perhaps the Democrats.
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Thank you for your editorial on California's broken and costly death penalty. We have spent $4 billion over 30 years on a system that just does not work. It is high time for taxpayers to get a break.
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What on earth are our so-called "leaders" thinking? They extended the "Social Security tax cut" They tell us baby boomers that our Social Security may not be there when we are ready to retire because there are not enough funds and not enough people paying into it. Then what do they do? They cut the Social Se
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t's an art to be able to talk out of both sides of your mouth at the same time, but Barack Obama has it down perfect — been doing it for years.
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Tim Haley, Cottonwood
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Faylon Brunemeier, Redding
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Stan Little, Old Station
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PALO CEDRO – The Cougars have found a new perimeter scoring threat, and she might be what they need to get over the hump.
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Like many others, you may be upside down in your home and have virtually no equity.  Making monthly mortgage payments to both a first and a second mortgage company may be a daunting task for you and your family every month.  On top of the mortgage payments you may be drowning in credit card or medical debt.&nbs
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After winning the Northern Section Division V championship last year, the conventional wisdom held that the Trinity Wolves would take a step back this year after losing scoring sensation Justin Jeangerard and moving up to Division IV.
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By this time of year, prep basketball teams have wrapped up preseason and league play is looming.
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The Shasta High School boys basketball team opened up Eastern Athletic League play with a runaway 69-46 home victory over Las Plumas on Tuesday.
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Bus driving course at Shasta College
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Verde Vale Elementary School may close its doors at the end of this year, another victim of declining enrollment in the north state.
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Dead infant's mom faces July 17 trial
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Amid accusations of breaking the law, applause and heckling from the audience, and threats of a lawsuit against the city, the Shasta Lake City Council set the date for the recall election of Dolores Lucero Tuesday night.
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The Palo Cedro Community Action Team is hoping to land a state grant to add bike trails and sidewalks near the town's community park to make access safer for children.
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(Editor's note: This is a Shasta College student essay, submitted for extra class credit as a letter to the editor.) Redding, CA comes across as a mellow, quiet type of town, however this is quickly changing. Redding is quickly growing and industries are narrowing in on this weakness. A few years ago, Redding was known [...
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Before handing out a six-year prison sentence Tuesday to a Cottonwood area man convicted of child abuse, a Shasta County Superior Court judge listed off a horrific litany of injuries the 7-year-old boy suffered while the boy's "uncle" lived at his home.
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A 24-year-old Navy petty officer from Anderson has died in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan.
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Shasta County supervisors Tuesday took a first step toward building a second jail near the existing facility in downtown Redding.
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The countywide fight between local government and medical marijuana patients intensified Tuesday as the county's top law enforcement official was handed a recall notice and a judge upheld the city of Anderson's request to shut down its only dispensary.
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Instead of promoting Vice Mayor Melissa Hunt, the Anderson City Council broke with tradition and — on a 3-2 split vote — elected James Yarbrough as its next Mayor on Tuesday.
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Mr Norman Gruver, Jr. of Cottonwood Age 77 Date of Death: 12/29/2011 Place of Death: Residence Cause of Death: Natural (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Anderson
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No one seems to be really happy with this year's field of Republican candidates for that party's presidential nomination — except perhaps the Democrats.
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In a time and place where it's common to see government as the problem and environmental laws in particular as a heavy burden on the economy, some will see this thought as heretical, but it must be said: Thank God for the EPA.
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Gloria Bishop, Redding
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Shirley Plumlee, Redding
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Stan Little, Old Station
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Faylon Brunemeier, Redding
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Tim Haley, Cottonwood
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Natasha Minsker, San Francisco
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The Shasta Lake City Council has set the recall election for April 10, despite warnings of a lawsuit against the recall petition.
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Shasta County supervisors voted this morning to submit an application for a $33 million state grant to build a second jail in downtown Redding.
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Before handing out a six-year prison sentence today to a Cottonwood area man convicted of child abuse, a Shasta County Superior Court judge listed off a horrific litany of injuries the 7-year-old boy suffered while the boy’s “uncle” lived at his home.
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The county-wide fight between local government and medical marijuana patients intensified today as the county’s top law enforcement official was handed a recall notice and a judge upheld the city of Anderson’s request to shut down its only dispensary.
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Firefighters have found the source of smoke that blew into a storage room at Shasta College.
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A 24-year-old Navy petty officer from Anderson has died in a bomb explosion in Afghanistan.
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Don't know the year this picture was taken but considering the years of the cars, I'd say around 1940, but then, I'm not a good judge of car years. Maybe someone out there has a better answer than I, and...
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has suggestions for packing and storing Christmas decorations.
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Growers have many new plant varieties to offer in 2012. They promise bigger, better vegetables and more colorful and beautiful flowers.
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A Shasta County woman accused of allegedly allowing her infant to starve to death will begin standing trial in July.
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I don't get the impression Assemblyman Jim Nielsen -- who after some waffling supplied a critical Republican vote to eliminate redevelopment agencies last year -- will be devoting much energy to helping revive them. From an Op-Ed published on Flashreport:...
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2011 was another difficult year for property sellers here in the north state but buyers took advantage of low prices and near record low interest rates for financing their purchase. Sales were up while prices declined. Here is a summary of how 2011 stacked up based on data from the Shasta Multiple Listing Service (MLS):
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It comes from political columnist George Skelton of the Los Angeles Times, in a New Year's grab bag of resolutions: Don't let Democratic liberals get away with relabeling themselves "progressives." They're still liberals. Switching labels doesn't change the product. Apparently...
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A 22-year-old Washington woman died Saturday when the SUV she was riding in overturned on Interstate 5 near the Klamath River Bridge in Siskiyou County, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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Tehama County deputies are looking for whoever stole about $350 in property from a Red Bluff garage, a sheriff’s spokesman said today.
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Tehama County deputies made at least two drug-related arrests over the weekend, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office said today.
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On Damon Arthur's piece this morning on Iron Mountain Mine owner Ted Arman's plans to turn supposedly toxic runoff into fertilizer (the EPA is dubious): ThisIsRedding writes: Humm. Well, a mine is a terrible thing to waste....
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by Lee SaundersSan Francisco ChronicleJanuary 2, 2012 04:00 AMCopyright San Francisco Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redis
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January 3rd, 2012This is a Call to Action from the police families of the United States. We come to you as a united front on behalf of our law enforcement officers across the country. We stand together as we collectively refuse to allow our officers to be discounted, disrespected, and devalued any longer. I
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Prior listings say this good sized 4 bedroom 1961 built Ranch Style has hardwood floors and a fireplace. Located in a terrific central setting for walking or bicycling to eastside sho
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Redding will continue its dry spell this week as the days should be sunny and dry with highs in the low 60s.
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On August 1st 2011, Shasta county supervisors voted to approve the building of a strip mall in the lower Churn Creek bottom area near Interstate 5 and Knighton Rd. Under the proposed plan, a developer out of Idaho would be allowed to build a large strip mall on nutrient-rich farming land.
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Femme de Joie was cheered when she heard that Chef Jeff Cerasaro was slated to open up shop again in the old Fiesta Azteca spot on Park Marina Drive (long-time residents will remember that as the old Jolly King when The Knight's Inn first opened in the late 1960s; since then a series of restaurants [...]
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There's little doubt that Shasta County badly needs a new jail — but even if the governor sent Sheriff Tom Bosenko one as a birthday present, could he afford to run it?
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There's a one-word cause for the gridlock that so often afflicts California government, where compromise is almost non-existent and very little is accomplished. That word: fear.
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2011 was the year of the dysfunctional Congress. Just keeping the government running was a partisan battle with each side more interested in scoring points than accomplishing anything. Congress did less in 2011 that any year in memory. But at least the hated "earmark," funding for some congressman's pet project
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Re: "Doctor groups frustrated by temporary Medicare rate fix" (last Tuesday): Dr. William Reeder hit the nail right on the head.
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Recently it was announced that Linda Hartman would be leaving her present position as Shasta County supervisor and taking a job as an assistant administrator at the veterans home on Knighton Road.
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Long heralded as a local architectural landmark, the 110-year-old Lorenz Hotel in downtown Redding might soon be added to the National Register of Historic Places.
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Dunsmuir City Council members will have to answer allegations from a lawsuit brought forth early last year by the city's ex-mayor, a Siskiyou County judge has ruled.
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Pharmacy OneSource will host a free webinar "Establishing and Advancing Clinical Pharmacy Services in Community Hospitals" from 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 11 on its website.
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The Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson is looking for another racetrack promoter.
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A second candidate has announced her intent to run for a seat on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors.
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In 1912: The incorporation of the town of Cottonwood has been broached and a committee of citizens is now doing preliminary work to take such a step. The surprising growth of this town in the past few years and the need for public utilities is the principal incentive for the move.
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Students at Shasta Lake's Central Valley High School will have their first-ever theater stage this year, as workers begin to equip the Talon Hall cafeteria with a professional lighting and sound system, curtains and several flat-screen televisions.
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Ted Arman says he has a plan to turn what the government considers some of the world's most polluted water into plant fertilizer.
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Some north state residents who owe fines they haven't paid will get a break in 2012; if they pay half of their old fines, the state will write off the remaining balance.
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A trial date may be set today in Shasta County Superior Court for a 23-year-old Shasta County woman accused of starving her 4-day-old baby to death.
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A lot of folks showed up at Gary's house. Well, to be fair, they were invited.In no particular order.Can you spot
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Voices of Faith — Jan. 7, 2012: Q. The Mayan calendar ends December, 2012, and....
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A 28-year-old dirt bike rider had to be airlifted to a Redding hospital Sunday after he was injured in a head-on collision with a 13-year-old bike rider during the annual New Year’s Day Poker Run at the Chappie-Shasta Dam off-highway vehicle area.
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A second candidate has announced her intent to run for a seat on the Shasta County Board of Supervisors. Cherrill Clifford, 69, of Redding announced in a written statement released Sunday that she will run for-the District 4 Supervisor job now held by Linda Hartman.
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Jeremey Kelley of Redding found this interesting mystery object beside the edge of the Sacramento River near the river trail. I don't have a clue what it is. Does anyone want to make a wild guess what they believe it...
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There has been noticeable sharp drop in the number of local homes for sale around here. We have more buyers than homes to buy. In an ordinary marketplace, the laws of supply and demand would force prices higher, but this is housing in 2012. Housing supply and financing availability is set by the government. Fannie Mae, F
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Former Searchlight weather expert's response to the topic I teed up in my previous blog: I think the time has come to start getting nervous about the lack of precip, especially in Northern California. The dry pattern shows no signs...
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Emergency crews are being sent this morning to a reported traffic accident off Placer Road near Prospect Drive. Dispatchers are reporting a light brown vehicle went off the roadway and struck a tree. Further information will be provided when it becomes available.
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Seventy-six people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during Shasta County’s Avoid the Six anti-DUI campaign this holiday season. The campaign started Dec. 16 and ended at midnight on Sunday. Seventy DUI arrests were made during the same period last year. Of the 76 people arreste
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Law enforcement authorities are combing the Anderson and Cottonwood areas this morning for the occupants of a white pickup with a Harley-Davidson sticker on its tailgate after they reportedly robbed a man at gunpoint of about three pounds of medical marijuana.
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In this small town of ours, we inevitably see homes lost to foreclosure belonging to friends, neighbors, and clients. Sometimes they are all three, like this
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Partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 60 degrees are forecast today for Redding and the surrounding area, meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Tonight’s low will be around 33 degrees. Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Tuesday, which see a high near 64 degrees. The forecast for We
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The New year in many countries is associated with chimney sweeps and good luck. This photo is from a book for the enlightenment of Soviet children in 1926. This illustrated book confirms the connection of sweeps and luck in the Russian new year tradition as well as the European ones. Of course, the Russian new y
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I got to thinking about what I liked most about retirement. The first thing that came to mind is that I don’t have to set an alarm clock. Oh, I still get up at the crack of dawn, even though I’m always the last one to bed. It seems my brain is so afraid it’ll [...]
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It's easy to understand the skepticism and even outrage from hunting groups over the perceived infiltration of the California Department of Fish and Game by the Humane Society through a recent donation to an anti-poaching fund that critics see as buying its way into the agency's good graces.
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Almost everyone knows someone whose home mortgage is underwater. That someone could be themselves. There are still 11 million homeowners who owe more on their house than the house is worth. This is 25 percent of all home mortgages. Some in this situation have walked away even though they could make the payments. The large m
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I was shot in the back of the head in US Bank's Burney branch two years ago, Dec. 15, 2009. I have life abundantly — and shall multiply that.
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With a Jan. 3 due date, Mary Worwood didn't think she'd give birth to Redding's first baby of the year.But she got a relatively quick surprise after beginning labor around 4 a.m. Sunday and giving birth to Alexis Luisa King at 8:59 a.m.
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Shasta County is hoping to land a $33 million grant from the state to build a 232-room jail to house inmates sent back to the county through Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial public safety realignment plan.
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About 50 people showed up on New Year's Day for the Redding Recreation Polar Bear Plunge at the Redding Aquatic Center. Residents who took a splash may not have needed to grin and bear it too much, as the weather was sunny and relatively warm for January. The high temperature Sunday was 63 degrees, 9 degrees above the n
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In 1912: Mrs. Cora Klotz, of Dunsmuir, was visiting her sister, Mrs. Rathburn, in Millville and her parents in Anderson. In another note, Ira Allen was given a preliminary examination on the charge of having stolen a horse from the Ogburn livery stable in Cottonwood early in December. Sheriff Montgomery had a warrant from L
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Law enforcement officers participating in Shasta County's AVOID anti-DUI campaign have arrested more people this holiday season than last year.
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As far back as I can remember, my parents have always made a point that we “go check out” various recreational areas while on road trips or to specifically see certain places.
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With a January 3 due date, Mary Worwood didn’t think she’d give birth to Redding’s first baby of the year.
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Baby girl Alexis Luisa King's parents never expected their little girl to be the first child born on New Year's Day at Mercy Hospital. For one thing, Alexis wasn't due for a few more days.
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Shot this with my cell phone camera whilst strolling on the Sundial Bridge. This ultralight pilot soars with the jets, and with the birds, before passing a bit too close to the sun for comfort. Luckily, his were
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Barely a flake of snow on Bally to the west. When I was at the vista point overlooking Whiskeytown Lake yesterday morning a fellow came into the shop and asked the volunteer ranger about the elevation of Bally; I gathered...
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The Cal Alumni Association (link here) is advertising a round-the-world trip by private jet. $65,000 a head. 78 fortunate folks depart Jan. 7 and return on the 29th. Interested? There's a second departure on the 29th returning on Feb. 20....
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Law enforcement officers participating in Shasta County's AVOID anti-DUI campaign have arrested more people this holiday season than they did last year.
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It's going to be an unseasonably warm day in Redding today. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict mostly sunny skies and a high of 67 degrees to start the new year. The low tonight should drop to 42 degrees. The warmth should be here for at least the rest of the week, with highs in the 60s pred
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Reassuring words from NASA here -- on the Mayan calendar, Planet X, and other popular doomsday predictions....
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There's something about the end of a year and the start of another that compels us to make lists. We make lists of resolutions, lists of stuff to do to dig out of the holidays, and, if we work in the media, we make Top 10 lists.
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Reality will ruggedly knock some sense back into us — perhaps as soon as Monday — but it's hard not to start the new year with a sense of hope. After a sour 2011, we could all use some.
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As a candidate in 2008, Barack Obama promised hope and change while artfully using verbal massage to hypnotize the left and the young who were tired of the status quo. Buyer's remorse set in as President Obama's implementation of "change" became the downward spiral of the economy, a massive uptick in debt, a
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Which GOP candidate is best? After a year of debates and campaigning,Republican voters in Iowa will gather across the state and caucus to decide which candidate should get the party's nomination.
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Molly Barnes of Shasta and Felipe Gonzalez of Ibague, Colombia, were married Sept. 17, 2011, at Mt. Meadows Bible Camp in Shingletown. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Mt. Meadows. Wayne Smith officiated. The bride is the daughter of Tobey and Jane Barnes of Shasta. She is a language services assistant at Shast
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Marguerite Dunn and William Askins, both of Cottonwood, were married Dec. 10, 2011, at Destiny Fellowship in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Destiny Fellowship. Pastor Richard James officiated. The bride is the daughter of Frances and Lorenze Tritchler, Fargo, N.D. She is retired. The groom is the so
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The holidays signal a time of giving and for those charitably minded they offer an opportunity to put ideals into action. But after the Christmas checks have been written, the items donated or the service rendered, many nonprofit organizations will still need financial and material resources -- as well as dedicated voluntee
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What happens to a donation of clothing or household goods after it is dropped off? According to Sharre Whitson, president of the Salvation Army advisory board in Redding, one of several useful fates awaits donations received by that nonprofit.
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A list of select agencies and how to donate to them.
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Our family made a trip to Viking Skate Country for some roller skating this past weekend on my son Jonah's request. We hadn't been in over a year, and the kids were excited to strut their stuff around the rink again. I considered begging off for a quiet morning at home and letting my husband, Travis, take the kids, but ulti
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Dear Straight Talk: I attend high school parties but don't usually drink or use drugs. Recently a girl chugged vodka. Everyone except me was drinking so nobody thought much of it. After 10 minutes, her limbs went limp and she couldn't walk, yet she was still conscious, saying to leave her alone so she could sleep. I don't k
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Kelleye Peterson and Chris Crawford, both of Redding, are engaged to be married May 19, 2012, at Mercy Oaks in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Karen Peterson of Redding. She graduated from Central Valley High School in 2004. She works at Northern Lights Energy. Her fiance is the son of Charles and Karen Crawfo
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If it was a Merry Christmas, then we should look forward to a Happy New Year.
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Dry conditions and unusually warm temperatures made for a pleasant December. But some skiers and snowboarders were chomping at the bit, disappointed snow didn't pile up on the mountains early this year. If you're one of them, here are some things you can do while you wait for the perfect snowstorm.
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Carolyn Hart's popular bookstore owner, Anne Darling, is featured in "Dead by Midnight," the 20th in this series.
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Jim and Jane Kortuem of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 30, 2011. They were married Dec. 30, 1961, in Arizona. Jim was born and raised in Redding. Jane was born in Milwaukee, Wis. They met in June 1961. They have three children: James Kortuem; the late Timothy Kortuem; and Shellie (Bob) Atkinson.
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Bob and Melva Greene celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 14, 2011. They were married Oct. 14, 1961, in Trinity Methodist Church in San Diego. They spent their early married years in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, in Marquette, near K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, where Bob was stationed. After his military dis
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I have always believed that people are good and willing to help. This was certainly brought home to me Dec. 13. I was at Costco with a friend who was driving. When we got to my house, I discovered I had left my purse at Costco. We dropped off my purchases on my porch and immediately returned to Costco. My purse could not be
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The late, great New York Times columnist William Safire wrote a year-end column he called Office Pool. In it, Safire offered, multiple-choice style, a series of possible news events that could take place in the year ahead, along with his predictions.
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Thanks to the many host families in the area, Education, Travel and Culture exchange students are returning home with a mosaic of memories that will last a lifetime.
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Lindy May-Saunders is worried about her access to medical marijuana should Redding's dispensaries shut down.
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Three Redding police officers with almost a century of combined experience have retired.
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Q: Hi Monty, I have a question for you.
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The 4-H Club has recognized several teens in the north state for their work in the communities and their clubs.
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Shasta Lake's City Council is expected to set a date for the recall election of Councilwoman Dolores Lucero at its meeting Tuesday — putting the actual question before voters between early April and the middle of May.
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Law enforcement authorities are looking for a woman who stole a Pacific Power utility truck while a worker was in the truck's elevated bucket repairing a power line in the Siskiyou County town of Happy Camp early Friday morning.
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RED BLUFF — Nap time at the Tehama County Animal Care Center has become a little more soothing for everyone, thanks to a donation of new beds for the guests.
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In 1912: James Snell, manager of the C.W. Clark Ranch in Dixie Valley, came down from Fall River Mills. Snell said it was almost certain that Indian Mike was in hiding somewhere on the 15,000-acre ranch — out of sight during the day and probably making excursions home under the cover of darkness.
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Ralph Pagni knows how to pull the tooth out of a bear, and he didn't even have to go to veterinary school.
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Here's a look back at the north state's top sport stories as chosen by the Record Searchlight's sports staff.
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They hate llamas, can't stand bears, but love horses and will follow them just about anywhere.
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Q: What are the bag limits for waters that have special regulations for trout? In some cases, specifically the middle fork of the Stanislaus River, the river is broken down into sections. For example, from the Beardsley Dam down to the Spring Gap Bridge there are restrictions and the bag limit is two fish of at least 14 inc
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Dear Babe: I have the 11-print set of Craig Pursley drawings that were used for 1990 Bowman inserts. I saw your column on them. When you're talking about objects that are signed, are you referring to the artist or the player?
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If you were fortunate enough to receive a new tech gadget this holiday season, it can be a great opportunity to donate or sell an older device that you no longer need. Before you send it off, keep in mind that most electronic items contain a wealth of personal information that you want to ensure doesn't fall into the wr
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Products/services offered: Etched glass, decals
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We've made it to a new year. During 2011, I profiled a lot of fascinating products, books and stories. Here's a look back at my top picks.
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Medicare is a health insurance program operated by the federal government.
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Good preparation and practice are important steps in the interviewing process.
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Readers: This week's column is written by Heather Neal.
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Law enforcement authorities are looking for a woman who stole a Pacific Power utility truck while a worker was in the truck’s elevated bucket repairing a power line in the Siskiyou County town of Happy Camp early Friday morning.
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I'm loving all the photo posts people are doing, showing the best of 2011 around the world. So many perspectives and great photography. You people rock.2012 is already here for some of you. In half a day, 2011 will be history for us here on the West Coast. Personally, I'm not going to miss it much. I can't say I
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Grass didn't grow under the feet of Herbert Bass, son of pioneer John. He was involved in many businesses that included ownership of general merchandise stores in Montgomery Creek and Ingot, a stopping place/hotel in Montgomery Creek, partner in...
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• During the holiday season, many adults celebrate and enjoy themselves with a couple of drinks, but even one too many drinks increases their chances of crashing while driving motor vehicles.• That is why the Redding Peace Officers' Association wants everyone to put safety before the party this holiday seaso
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Officers around the north state said they have made 65 arrests of people suspected of driving under the influence, two more than last year.
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Yesterday we listed 662 Joaquin Ave Redding CA 96002 for sale. Its a classic Redding ’60s ranch style home that was quite upscale for the times. It’s had some updating, but retains its mid-century hipster vibe. We shot a tour video, and it does a good job of showing it off. We like to make fun of the big-hair
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Expect plenty of sun and temperatures in the mid 60s for the next week. Today will be mostly sunny and a little breezy as temperatures climb to 63, the National Weather Service reported. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 40 and a wind of about 7 mph. New Year's Day will be sunny and warm, with a high of 6
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Yeah, you may have seen this, but it’s so good, I have to share it anyway.
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I like to think that winter’s long, dark nights, its snow and driving rains (when we get them - boy, I hope we get them), and its killing frosts, provide me with absolution from the mistakes, lapses, failures and inadequacies of the previous year in the garden. The dark and cold and leaching work together [...]
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The Record Searchlight editorial staff annually chooses the top 10 stories of the year. Today we're presenting summaries of the stories that ranked one through five in our newsroom poll. Stories ranking six through 10 appeared in Friday's paper and are listed at the end of this report. These are the stories that ha
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Officials at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills cheered a federal judge's ruling this week that placed a temporary block on looming Medi-Cal cuts for hospitals with long-term care facilities.
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Hiram Johnson would be proud.
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My New Year's resolution for 2012 doesn't involve a diet or a health club. It's to say three simple words more often — not "I love you" though loved ones never tire of hearing them — but "I don't know."
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A pink salvia, a yellow watermelon, a pepper that's pretty and another that's spicy are the best new plants for 2012.
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I have heard the expression "common sense" all of my life.
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The ignorance shown by the California Fish and Game Commission in its recent vote to add the black-backed woodpecker as a candidate for protection under the California Endangered Species Act makes me think the agency has been taken over by radicals or, at a minimum, badly influenced by those misguided extremists who already
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Hamilton has a stranglehold on Division V girls basketball in the Northern Section — and on the Liberty Classic Invitational.
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Here's a look back at the north state's top sport stories as chosen by the Record Searchlight's sports staff.
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It's not going to happen often, but a deeper opponent stalled the Cougars' chances at a third tournament victory.
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A cat may have nine lives, but how many does a dog have?
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A Cottonwood woman is one of nine finalists in a national online contest for a $10,000 room makeover geared for baby boomers going through transitions in their lives.
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The Anderson High boys basketball team earned third place at the North Monterey Invitational in Castroville with a 47-41 victory over Stevenson of Pebble Beach on Friday.
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A 34-year-old Redding woman was arrested Thursday evening on suspicion of spousal abuse and assault with a deadly weapon after a stabbing was reported in the 3400 block of Summit Drive.
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At long last, one of the driest Decembers on record came to a damp end in Redding on Friday when around a third of an inch of rain fell throughout the day.
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In 1911: Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Bidwell and daughters, Miss Ethel Bidwell and Miss Hattie Bidwell, arrived in Redding from their home on Hat Creek. Mrs. Bidwell accompanied by her daughters, planned to depart the next day for San Francisco, where they would spend the holidays visiting relatives.
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A Cottonwood man pleaded no-contest Friday to misdemeanor animal cruelty in exchange for a 90-day jail sentence after being arrested in March when officers found 13 emaciated pit bulls at his home, as well as a dead puppy in the garage.
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A week from today, the Knights will begin their quest for conference titles.
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The Patriots got revenge against Trinity in emphatic fashion Friday night, fueled by a 36-point explosion from sophomore Joseph Lynch.
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Here's a list of what's open and closed Monday in observance of New Year's Day:
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The Business and Entrepreneurship Center at Shasta College will offer a series of monthly seminars for new and prospective business owners starting Jan. 26.
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Jeff Fowled, a Siskiyou County rancher and very sharp writer, offers some lucid thoughts on the downside of the arrival of wolves in California --- and of our fair state's general protection of predators: Removing the ability to prevent and...
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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Friday who tried to have an attempted robbery victim killed before the suspect's trial, deputies said.
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A car accident between a pickup truck and another vehicle is blocking traffic just north of exit 704 on southbound Interstate 5.
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My conservative friends and correspondents can't seem to stop talking lately about Agenda 21 --- a nearly 20-year-old U.N. resolution that aims not just to protect the environment but, to hear critics tell, abolish private property, wreck the American economy...
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Summer Jewel Pink (Hummingbird sage) Salvia coccinea
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Question: What can you tell me about planting a Meyer lemon in Redding?
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A Cottonwood man pleaded no-contest today to misdemeanor animal cruelty in exchange for a 90-day jail sentence after being arrested in March when officers found 13 emaciated pit bulls at his home, as well as a dead puppy in the garage.
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The mystery photo is the Hillcrest Lodge/restaurant and Bob Parker guessed it correctly at 9:17 a.m. Congratulations Bob! He's won himself a $10 gift certificate from River City Java to spend on anything he chooses and also a winner's wall...
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Pacific Gas and Electric Company electric rates will increase for residential customers next month while gas rates will decline slightly, the company announced today.
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Not on the radio anymore, at least not on Redding talk station KQMS. The Record Searchlight columnist and, more recently, KQMS morning talk host tells me that she was informed after the close of this morning's show that today's broadcast...
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Red Bluff police are devoting extra resources this weekend to stop and arrest impaired drivers, a spokesman for the department said today.
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In the Upper Midwest, at least, it seems they can --- at least without too much heartburn, reports High Country News: Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan support some 4,000 wolves -- more than double the number of the Northern Rockies' population....
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What was the name of this once popular place? 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...
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A grant-funded program that pays local police to step-up DUI enforcement efforts during the holidays has so far netted 59 arrests over its end-of-year campaign.
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It's been a pretty disappointing system of storms so far, but the National Weather Service says the Redding area may at last see some real precipitation today. The forecast for Redding is an 80 percent chance rain, mainly before 4 p.m. Temperatures won't climb above 55. Between 1/10 and 1/4 of a inch of rain may fall in to
I finally found this photo (too late) for my brother-in-law, Jeff Shively's, memorial service. It was taken 29 years ago. It shows Jeff holding my daughter, Sarah, who'd crawled into a pile of cold barbecue ashes while he was "keeping an eye" on her.
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A 34-year-old Redding woman was arrested Thursday evening on suspicion of spousal abuse and assault with a deadly weapon after a stabbing was reported in the 3400 block of Summit Drive.
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Part of what makes the Cougars so dangerous is any player can knock down key shots at any moment.
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Liberty Christian had one more obstacle to get past before reaching its tournament final and a date with Trinity.
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The Anderson Cubs girls basketball team defeated Encinal 48-33 for third place in the Ruby Division of the West Coast Jamboree in Brentwood on Thursday.
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Easing off the gas pedal rarely works in basketball.
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This is an exciting time for prep boys basketball in the north state.
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The Redding Macintosh Users Group offers free beginner and advanced classes.
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Lawsuits often backfire on the plaintiffs, but rarely so explosively as in California cities' challenge of a complex pair of laws passed this summer to extract nearly $2 billion from their redevelopment arms.
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Huge excitement. Two Earth-size planets found orbiting a sun-like star less than a thousand light-years away. This comes two weeks after the stunning announcement of another planet orbiting another star at precisely the right distance — within the so-called "habitable zone" that is not too hot and not too cold
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A plea to Rep. Wally Herger: You have not been legislating responsibly within the Constitution.
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Our country will officially end the Iraq war on Dec. 31. What have we learned?
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In today's political and social environment things are very confusing and frustrating for people on all sides of the spectrum. With over 20 years in the fire service, I have found that when things get overwhelming, you must break it down to the basics to get through the complex situation at hand.
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For the first time since 1924, a wild wolf is living in California.
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The Record Searchlight editorial staff annually chooses the top 10 stories of the year. Today we're presenting summaries of the stories that ranked six through 10 in our newsroom poll. On Saturday we'll present the top five stories of the year.
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Redding, Anderson and Shasta Lake will lose a valuable source of funding as a result of Thursday's California Supreme Court decision that upheld the state's elimination of redevelopment agencies and axed the alternative plan that would have kept some of that tax money in city coffers, officials with those cities sai
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Kristin Rhea, 16 (right), and other Oregon Ducks football fans flash the O sign as the University of Oregon's Duck Truck makes a stop Thursday at In-N-Out Burger in Redding.
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Shasta County residents in need of government aid can now track and apply for their benefits online.
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In 1911: Only two out of the 13 applicants passed the teachers' examination that concluded a week earlier. The successful were Irene Bidwell of Hat Creek and Bessie Forschler of Igo.
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The family of a Tehama County inmate who hanged himself with a bedsheet in his cell last year has sued the jail in federal court, alleging jailers repeatedly ignored his family's pleas to keep him under suicide watch.
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A body discovered Wednesday morning in the Pit River in Big Bend was identified Thursday as 46-year-old Ira Gemmill, who lived in a mobile home near where his body was found.
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Here's a list of what's open and closed Monday in observance of New Year's Day:
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No jail time for Berlinghoff misdemeanors
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Search continues for pharmacy robber
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Police, fire and medical personnel are staging in southwest Redding tonight after a report of a stabbing.
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This is just about the cutest picture I've seen in a long time and it's so cute I decided to post it here. The bathing beauties are brother and sister Fisk and Nora Ehn of Boulder, Colorado, grandchildren of cattle...
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For the first time since 1924, a wild wolf is living in California.
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Redding Police say officers are searching for a man who robbed Owens Pharmacy Monday.
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When I came home today I discovered that a cat had thrown up in the toilet. This is the coolest thing ever. If I could just get them to do that all the time...
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Shasta County marshals and Redding police officers were unable to find a motorcycle rider who fled this afternoon after marshals tried to pull him over during a chase on Quartz Hill Road.
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One hears a lot of complaints from conservatives that stopping the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta to Louisiana would not stop the tapping of Canada's tar sands but only move the oil to China. But I had not heard...
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Interesting paragraph in the Supreme Court ruling on redevelopment about just why the stakes are so high: Proposition 13 transformed the government financing landscape in at least three ways relevant to this case. First, by capping local property tax revenue,...
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It happened in 1946. The switch was thrown at 10 p.m. and 28 lamps lit up along the main thoroughfare through the business district and intersections throughout the residential area. August Duval was the oldest settler of the small community...
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A Redding father, whose daughter accused him of fondling her three years ago pleaded no contest today to a misdemeanor count of lewd or dissolute conduct.
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So, when the dust settled over the past year's legislative feud over redevelopment agencies, cities and counties that rely on redevelopment had half a loaf. The Legislature approved Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to eliminate redevelopment agencies, but at the same...
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So reports the Bee's Matt Weiser: The wandering wolf that crossed the entire state of Oregon this fall is on the move again - and now even closer to California. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on Wednesday reported...
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Sometime-Record Searchlight columnist Steven Greenhut discusses it here, along with making some predictions for 2012. Excerpt: "Mainstream" critics recently have mocked Paul's crusade against laws that ban the selling of raw milk. They say this is such a small issue,...
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A body discovered Wednesday morning in the Pit River in Big Bend was identified today as 46-year-old Ira Gemmill, who lived in a mobile home near where his body was found.
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A 47-year-old Red Bluff woman confessed to detectives after she was caught on camera using a dead woman's credit card, Tehama County sheriff's investigators said today.
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The family of a Tehama County inmate, who hanged himself with a bedsheet in his cell last year, has sued the jail in federal court, alleging jailers repeatedly ignored his family’s pleas to keep him under suicide watch.
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Apply this video to this property: The American Dream. Craft olive businesses are making a comeback. The Olinda/Happy Valley r
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The Redding area may see a bit of precipitation today, according to the National Weather Service. There's a 40 percent chance Redding will get some sprinkles today with a high temperature near 62 degrees. Tonight, showers are likely mainly after 4 a.m., though not much more than a trace of rain will fall. Rain is likel
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The Hornets opened the 16th annual boys basketball Jamie Angley Hornet Classic with a statement.
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68 officers killed by gunfire in 2011—near decade highDecember 28, 2011Washington, DC — For the second straight year, law enforcement fatalities nationwide rose sharply with 173 federal, state and local officers killed in the line of duty during 2011, according to preliminary data co
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The Enterprise girls basketball team cruised to an easy 52-12 victory over North Coast section's Sir Francis Drake in the first round of the West Coast Jamboree Amber bracket on Wednesday.
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California's death-penalty system is broken. So says Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye in an interview published last weekend, echoing the wisdom of her predecessor Ronald George and almost every other observer.
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For all the roller-coaster tumultuousness of the primary season, the general election promises another strange jolt: the likely presence on the ballot in all 50 states of a third-party nominee — identity, and ideology, to be determined.
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As a political ploy, Senate Democrats extend the Social Security withholding reduction for an illogical two months.
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Why did Lennart Christian Schauman get such publicity while other killers and murderers get hardly a mention of public recognition? For well over a year now we have heard continuously how Schauman took the life of Adam Martinez. Comment after comment in online posts hang Schauman in effigy.
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As American soldiers return from Iraq, less extremities, less sanity, et al, may those of you who shallowly expressed your "patriotism" by sporting "Support Our Troops" bumper stickers and who sacrificed nothing, not even taxes to pay for the war, truly "support our troops" in fulfilling their homeco
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A cold shooting night was bound to catch up to the red-hot Falcons sooner or later.
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It was showtime at Liberty Christian, as the Patriots rolled to a tourney-opening blowout win Wednesday night.
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Liberty Christian had every reason to believe it would roll over Los Molinos in the first round of its own tournament. A lackluster shooting night and a relentless Bulldogs squad later, the Patriots were relieved to move on to the winners' bracket.
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Turtle Bay Exploration Park's plan to build a hotel on its campus isn't a public works project subject to prevailing wage requirements, the state Department of Industrial Relations ruled this week.
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A group of local medical cannabis advocates is trying to gather 10,000 signatures to overturn a recent ordinance Shasta County supervisors passed that restricts marijuana growing for county residents.
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Loyce Kinzel has been paying close attention to what is going on in Nome, Alaska, recently.
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A Redding man was sentenced Wednesday by a Shasta County Superior Court judge to 10 years in prison after he was convicted in November of beating, robbing and tying up his neighbor in a violent home invasion robbery.
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A man and his children found a man's body Wednesday morning in the Pit River behind a neighborhood market in Big Bend, the store's owner said.
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In 1911: A buggy drawn by a livery team, with Raymond Reese and Miss Lottie Bashton of Kennett, was struck by freight train No. 227 at the Middle Creek road crossing. Reese and Miss Bashton were hurled from the buggy down the approach, a distance of nearly 40 feet. Neither was seriously hurt.
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Shasta Builders Exchange offers its 2012 Builder Energy Code Training Program from 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 18 at its training center, 2985 Innsbruck Drive, Redding.
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Using his mouth, 14-year-old Derek Jellison was rewarded after his hunter safety course Wednesday by firing at targets in a field six miles west of Red Bluff.
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SHASTA LAKE — Three months to the day after a fire damaged the Ace Hardware Express store on Shasta Dam Boulevard, the business reopened Wednesday at a new location.
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Firefighters and ambulances are responding to a blaze at Duncan's Frosty tonight.
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I stole this concept from supermatt41 - the year's photos but not in any order. BBQ country-style ribs.
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The creation of memories, tradition and reflection are some of the many things that happen during the holiday season.
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id you ever attach a playing card to the spokes of your bicycle when you were a kid? The result, of course, was the click-click-clicking sound of the card against the spokes. Certifying a marathon course is a little like that. As required by USA Track and Field, a mechanical measuring device called a Jones Oerth counter is
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BloodSource will hold its Season of Giving blood drive through the end of the month at its center on Park Marina Drive and at all its other blood drives. Those who donate during December will receive a free T-shirt and a coupon for a free pint of Baskin-Robbins ice cream.
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This time of year a good number of patients I see have dry, flaky skin or eczema. A nutritional analysis often reveals they're low on omega-3 fats. When the weather turns cold, our systems thirst for more of these highly valued fats.
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Nothing compares to the taste of fresh vegetables locally grown. Eating only the produce in season is not a new concept. Before all the big grocery stores everyone ate seasonally.
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This is slightly adapted from Lindsey Shere's Chez Panisse Desserts. I use it as a pie filling, cake filling, or as a topping for French toast, waffles, English muffins, etc.2 large lemons (Meyer lemons are wonderful in this)6 tablespoons granulated sugar5 eggs6 tablespoons butter2
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Some children found a man's body this morning in the Pit River behind a neighborhood market, the store's owner said.
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They make a great California-grown supper, and a UC Davis-led project down the Sacramento Valley is trying to help them make good neighbors too. The Chronicle reports: Five acres of mud and rice stubble doesn't look much like fish habitat,...
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A Redding man was sentenced today by a Shasta County Superior Court judge to 10 years in prison after he was convicted in November of beating, robbing and tying up his neighbor in a violent home invasion robbery.
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It's sort of creepy looking, but yes, it was a hospital. It once stood on the northwest corner of Tehama and Oregon Streets in 1900. It advertised itself as a private sanitarium complete with medical, surgical, and obstetric services, an...
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A Redding man with property in Gerber told Tehama County Sheriff's deputies someone has stolen 109 rims worth around 11,000 from his unoccupied land in the last year.
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An 81-year-old Hayfork man was taken to a local hospital this morning after he drove slowly, drifted into oncoming lanes and failed to stop for an officer, the California Highway Patrol reported.
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TweetSome of these are pretty funny.
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The Redding area's unseasonably warm and dry weather may be coming to an end today, with forecasters predicting a 30 percent chance of showers and cloudy skies. The high should be 61 degrees, with a low tonight of 49 degrees. There's also a 30 percent chance of showers Thursday. By Friday, showers are almost certain. Sa
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With the criminal case now over, a July trial date was set Tuesday in Shasta County Superior Court in the civil case against a Redding man sentenced last week to three years in prison for fatally punching another Redding man in 2009.
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