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February 13th, 2012

Redding police continue to search for a man who allegedly fired shots at, but missed, an Anderson man who was helping his friend move Sunday afternoon.
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I'm not sure how it happened. It's not like we planned it. Between my husband and me, our collective five children and their significant others, most of the birthdays in our immediate family fall within four short weeks, January to February.
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See who was at what recent event in the north state.
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It was some time in the spring of 1907 that Thomas Bona Dozier, Redding lawyer and former Shasta County District Attorney, joined with 39 other county residents to form Redding Elks Lodge #1073.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Lewiston — The upper portions of the Trinity above Junction City dropped and cleared and there are a lot of fish still coming upriver. In fact, the steelhead count at the hatchery is double that of last year, over 4,000. Anglers wer
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Voices of Faith — What Native American spiritual practices are embodied in the moral and ethical behavior of Americans today?
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The steps are pretty well known and are just east of the Diestelhorst Bridge. They were built in 1940 by employees of the Works Project Administration (WPA). When the steps were built, they were beside the river's edge, however,...
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The Shasta District Fair grounds is bringing back a familiar name to run its 2012 racecar season.
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Earthquake centered northeast of Eureka rocks north state.
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A Redding woman has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to serve on the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.
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One week remains in the regular season and the Enterprise and West Valley girls basketball teams are atop their respected divisions when the second edition of the Northern Section playoff point standings were released on Monday.
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Realtor Skip Murphy answers a question I posed with numbers gleaned from tax records and aerial photos from Google. See how some of our neighbors in the "1 percent" live. Here's the link to his blog item. Excerpt: We did...
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This map -- part of a great New York Times package on whom federal "entitlement" spending really helps -- provides a fascinating if not entirely surprising look at where federal money goes. The most subsidized counties? Rugged, self-reliant Siskiyou and...
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Friday was my last day at work. I left early. I didn't care any more. I hadn't cared for a long time, but on Friday, I really didn't care. Gary took me to lunch, and on the way home I thought, "I don't have to go back next week. Or ever. I never have to go to one of those stupid all-
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After spending about a month in Lassen County, the wolf dubbed OR7 is back in Shasta County.
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That's how he says he sees it, in this piece posted on the conservative site FlashReport, explaining his motivation for running for Congress. Last Friday, his highest-profile Republican rival, Sam Aanestad, offered his own statement to Republican activists....
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It will be close to a race-day decision.
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Rain showers and a high temperature near 56 degrees are in store for Redding today, while Tuesday’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a 10 percent chance of rain during the late afternoon, forecasters with the National Weather Service in Sacramento say. Today’s showers are expected to fall mainly before 10 a.m.
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If there's anything that Marcus Partin has learned about himself during the dreaming, planning and developing phases of the yet-to-be-built Shasta Wine Village, three miles north of Redding, it's that he can keep a secret when he has to. Partin recently shared details of his Shasta Wine Village plan with anewscafe.com. (C
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As part of its ongoing dedication to strengthening communities throughout California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the launch of its PG&E Bright Minds™ Scholarship program. PG&E will award up to $1 million in scholarships to enable high school, community college and "non-traditional"
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Alex Henderson witnessed full force the highs and lows of the Enterprise High School football program.
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To Travis Michel, gravel, or lack of it, means a lot to Trinity County.
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In 1912: The leading citizens of Sisson undertook a project to establish Mt. Shasta as a national park. Supporters believed the move could add many improvements and the wonders of nature around the grand old sentinel could be taken full advantage of. Congressman Raker was going to be asked to introduce a bill in Congress to
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After allegedly trying to kill two paramedics and an emergency medical technician by crashing his truck into the ambulance they occupied outside Mercy Medical Center, a Cottonwood man ended up being treated by one of the men he tried to harm, police said Sunday.
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Marcella Wagner, the 8-months-pregnant Redding woman whose car rolled twice Thursday after a driver on Interstate 5 cut her off, is now paralyzed from the chest down.
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Q: Hi, Marcus. I hear you're the guy with the vision and plan for the Shasta Wine Village. I know you're crazy-busy, so we are extra appreciative that you took time to talk with us.
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Out-of-control wildfires are killing far more spotted owls lately than chain saws ever did.
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For we the less organized, now is the time of trial, the search for random bits of paper needed to fill out tax forms. This is never pleasant and it can be a struggle to remember that we are supporting our country in this way. This year there is more concern about taxes than ever before, not because of taxes we owe but beca
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Even the worst of presidents cannot stop the best of times, and it's beginning to look as if an unprecedented energy boom just might save President Barack Obama's re-election, despite his undying efforts to thwart energy development.
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We announced the 2011 All-Record Searchlight prep offensive football team on Sunday.
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Police search for man who fired shots
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An ambitious new garden project at Sequoia Middle School has been designed to produce not just vegetables but a bounty of life lessons as well.
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Purpose The Home buyer Program (HP) promotes home ownership for low income, first time home buyers. Assistance is in the form of a deferred loan (second mortgage), due and payable when the property is sold, transferred, or at the end …
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Stewart Real Estate Company 01399535 www.stewartrealestate.com 530-255-4133 1700 Market St #102 Redding CA 96001
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Cool search-engine trick. Go to Google and enter Sam Aanestad in the search box. The No. 1 result (at least as of Sunday afternoon)? His rival Sen. Doug LaMalfa's official page. The reason, I'm sure, is many past links to...
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Redding police are looking for a Redding man who allegedly fired shots at, but missed, an Anderson man who was helping his friend move this afternoon.
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A man called 911 this afternoon saying he'd been stabbed three times in downtown Redding near the Redding Area Bus Authority terminal, dispatchers said, but his claims turned out to be unfounded.
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I'll cut right to the chase. It's almost Valentine's Day. You have two days. Never fear, you still have time to make something chocolate for either your sweetheart or yourself (or both). I have three perfect recipes for you. First, I give you this absolutely terrific brownie recipe. It's not too sweet, but it is [...]
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Its the historic one-lane bridge across Cow Creek near the Cow Creek School in Palo Cedro. As of today, brush and big trees have been removed from the north side of the bridge in preparation for the building of the...
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A car went about 100 feet down an embankment off Highway 299 near Whiskeytown Lake this morning, dispatchers said.
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Blogger Marc Beaucahmp sent me a note: “Reading this fascinating WSJ feature… [online.wsj.com]
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I went to bed somewhat hopeful, having had a conversation with a friend and co-worker who was distraught and agitated. It was late, but I invited him over for a beer. We talked a bit. I listened. And told him I was committed. I was here for him – for everyone – until September. The decision has been
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Not every day a law's sponsor comes straight out in the Los Angeles Times and advocates its repeal, but here is Mike Briggs, who with his family helped write and pass the 1977 initiative re-establishing the death penalty in California,...
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Click on the Info button to enlarge the map. An ingenious and useful graphic design for visualizing getting around the country. From Redding, it’s an easy hop o
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A Cottonwood man tried to kill two paramedics and an emergency medical technician Saturday night by crashing his truck into the ambulance they occupied outside Mercy Medical Center's emergency room in Redding, police said.
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Online essay by a former boss and newspaper colleague: By Gilbert Moore As I have been pointing out (though almost always with the result of being ignored) for many years, American true-believer liberals and true-believer conservatives are as alike as...
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This sunny Sunday morning should gradually turn into a cloudy day, leading to a 100 percent chance of showers tonight in the Redding area, forecasters said. The high should be 59 degrees today, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento. The low tonight is predicted to be 43 degrees. For the sta
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My guess is even former Redding Police Chief Pete Hansen (a red-light camera proponent) would get a kick out of this send-up video....
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Emerson and I have begun to get into the strangest conversations at the breakfast table. How do you explain politics and the economy to a kindergartner?
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Sgt. Barry Powell didn't come out and say that Shasta County's new marijuana-growing ordinance will make foresters' lives more dangerous.
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I have decided to put my name on something, but because I am not real proud of it I will just stick to my first name. Kind of like those bloggers who put their thoughts on the web anonymously — no backbone.
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My family and I took a two-week camping tour through Oregon last summer that began with heading up the coast to Jessie M. Honeyman State Park outside Florence. The campground is nestled in a forest of tall trees dripping in moss, their tops lost in a misty fog. We had entered another world. After leaving our triple-digit te
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Undercover work apparently is not for me. Close encounters of the weird kind seem to come into play when I travel.
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March is set to be an interesting month at the Redding Library. March 3 marks the fifth anniversary of the opening of the new Redding Library. To celebrate, the Shasta Public Libraries will host a Community Read of "A Farewell to Manzanar" by Jeannne Wakatsuki Houston and James Houston.
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At first I thought it was the bluebird of happiness, but then it flew away. It was a different kind of bird than we normally see around our house.
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If my children are happily engaged outside, I usually regard this as an opportunity to "get something done." I'll tackle the kitchen, straighten the living room, or better yet, settle down with a good book for a few minutes. My first instinct is not to go outside and join them.
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Jennifer Sasser and Michael Carbaugh, both of Modesto, are engaged to be married March 23, 2012, at Union Hill Inn in Sonora. The bride-elect is the daughter of Rich and Bonnie Sasser of Modesto. She graduated from Beyer High School in Modesto. She attended Simpson College in Redding. She is employed in the personnel offic
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Hitting the best-sellers' list recently was Lee Child's latest Reacher novel, "The Affair."
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One of my favorite things about writing a travel column is I get calls and mail from readers who tell me about their trips, send me photos and ask interesting questions. The column that spawned the most horror stories from readers in 2011 was a list of tips for flying economy class.
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The bright red cards and red boxes of candy promoting Valentine's Day romance are everywhere. But there'ss a dark secret underlying this fun holiday that's beginning to see daylight. Much of the chocolate sold by major chocolate manufacturers is produced through child trafficking and slave labor, working mostly under horren
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Online dating allows singles to cyber-meet before committing to a face-to-face, a great way to get a hint of compatibility before giving out your phone number. If this Valentine's Day finds you considering the blind date your Great Aunt Edna wants to set you up on, read on for tips to safely explore the world of online dati
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Samantha Edwards and Joshua Mix, both of Redding, were married Oct. 1, 2011, at Mercy Oaks in Redding. The ceremony was followed by a reception at Mercy Oaks. Jay Spinks officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mickey and Cheryl Edwards of Redding. She is a 2007 graduate of Foothill High School. She is employed at Interim
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About 16 years ago I was asked to speak at a conference of financial advisers about the future of the Internet and its impact on the financial services industry. As an optimist, I envisioned the Internet -- and specifically web-based applications -- as an opportunity to address the personal organizational challenges that pr
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There are many different kinds of leaves protected under state law and it can feel almost impossible as an employer to navigate your way through them. regnancy leave is no exception and the laws covering pregnancy leave have recently changed.
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Amanda Petty and Dakota Alido, both of Redding, were married Dec. 10, 2011, at Cone Community United Methodist Church in Los Molinos. The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Elizabeth Petty of Corning. She is a 2009 high school graduate. The groom is the son of Sonnie Alido and Samantha Kefalas of Redding. He is a 2006 gra
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What's behind America's deepening class divide? Charles Murray — probably best known to readers as author of "The Bell Curve" in the 1990s — has a new book: "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010." He argues that America is increasingly, dangerously divided between an out-of
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I live in Shasta Lake, with few residences between my house and the proposed southern boundary of the Moody Flats Quarry. Obviously, I desire to avoid increased traffic and noise in my neighborhood. However, we built a house adjacent to the railroad tracks, accepting that noise is part of the package. We hear the occasional
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President Obama's recent ruling about making contraception available to employees of Catholic hospitals and other organizations was the right thing to do. The science behind the ruling is sound and accurate.
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In 1912: The Chinese residents of Red Bluff and Vina were very much wrought up for fear that tong wars between rival factions would break out in Tehama County. A Hop Sing Chinese who belonged to the Suey Sing Tong was killed by highbinders in Marysville. All of the Chinese at Vina, except two, were Suey Sing. Those two were
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With partisan gridlock and a rocky economic recovery sparking widespread demand for political reform, north state voters face a significant year.
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A veterinarian has confirmed a case of horse flu in northern Tehama County, saying the strain may be more virulent than normal.
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A common myth about parents of children who have mental illness is that better parenting could fix the problems, says to Dr. Karen Crum, coordinator of Youth Services for the Shasta County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
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About two dozen demonstrators gathered Saturday outside the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference at the Shasta District Fair grounds in Anderson to protest clear-cutting in forests.
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DUNSMUIR — City Manager Jim Lindley says he is leaving the small city in southern Siskiyou County in better condition than he found it some 20 months ago.
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Last week a reader wrote in with concerns about her son volunteering to be the designated driver for his friends who are impaired by alcohol or drugs, and what the possible consequences could be.
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FAST-PITCH SOFTBALL SKILLS CAMP
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A Redding woman is organizing support for a congressional effort to honor the elite Devil's Brigade, in which her late father served during World War II.
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A Republican Tehama County supervisor announced only late last week he will challenge Assemblyman Dan Logue for the 3rd District Assembly seat. But Bob Williams, 54, of Corning, already is taking shots at his opponent.
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As the volunteer coordinator of youth services for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Karen Crum is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with mental illness and their families.
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The road to the girls Northern Section soccer championship in the top division goes through Cottonwood.
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Rod, reel, line, fly. There's simplicity to fly-fishing on the surface, but its complexities run deep.
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Employees of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, National Recreation Area Management Unit, recently joined in a coordinated effort with hundreds of people around the country to participate in the annual Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey.
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Q: What are the new abalone regulations that will go into effect this year?
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The Anderson High School wrestling team claimed its third straight Northern Athletic League championship with seven competitors finishing with league titles on Saturday.
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The Chico High Panthers dominated the mat, but several local wrestlers shined and won Eastern Athletic League North individual titles.
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Teams that send more dynamic athletes onto the football field greatly improve their chances of being explosive in all facets of the game.
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Instead of celebrating their home finale, the Knights had to withstand a barrage of 3-pointers.
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After an exciting year of prep football, it's time to honor those who rose above the rest on the gridiron.
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Dear Babe: I have a boxed edition of Ben Hogan's "Five Lessons, The Modern Fundamentals of Golf." It is from 1957.— Ron Erickson, BeaumontDa Babe was scratching his head, trying to find a "boxed edition" of this Hogan book, which apparently is a reprint of five lessons that first appeared in Sport
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As Meagan Fischer stood outside the Shasta District Fair grounds today, a truck drove by and a passenger yelled at her "treehugger."
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The road to the girls Northern Section soccer championship in the top division goes through Cottonwood.
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A veterinarian has confirmed a case of horse flu in northern Tehama County, saying the strain may be more virulent than normal.
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A car knocked down a utility pole, sending live power lines onto the pavement on Park Marina Drive near Locust Street, officers say.
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Ran across this interesting video of a custom home built from rolling stock. Might be a good housing choice for Redding. We are after all, a rail town. (video preceded by a commercial) Kind of like a houseboat on rails. You can tow it to a different town and make yourself at home on some private rail siding.
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Redding musician Craig Padilla recorded lovely, evocative, longform organic/electronic music in his studio on West Street in Redding. Vostok was one of his major works. It went on to become his highly regarded
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Realtor and blogger extraordinaire Skip Murphy e-mails: "A while back you remarked that for a town in tough times, the restaurants sure do seem to be full around here. I've noticed that too. http://www.zerohedge.com/article/benefit-us-economy-deadbeat-squatters-50-billion-year "There are about 300 short sales...
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This is unalloyed good news for the state's economy --- except that it's barely dented the jobless rate. From the Bee: While segments of California's economy stumbled along on shaky legs last year, Golden State exporters rang up record numbers...
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Redding will get sprayed with light amounts of rain in the next few days, but the second half of next week should bring sunny days and temperatures in the upper 60s. Today should be warm, with a high around 64 and scattered showers before 10 a.m. The rest of the day should be partly sunny, and night time temperatures will
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E-mail just received from local activist Doug Bennett: From the Occupy Redding Website HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN DO: Saturday February 11, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon: OCCUPY DEMONSTRATION AGAINST CLEARCUTTING at the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference at the...
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My Daphne odora began its seasonal bloom this past week –delicate, pink-edged, four-petaled florets opening one at a time among larger clusters. I was working nearby - absently cleaning leaves out of and re-filling a bird bath, plucking weeds mindlessly from garden bed edges. One moment, I smelled nothing more than damp,
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In 1912: The Prohibition wave, recently set rolling in Redding, was not making a strong showing for itself in the office of County Clerk Witherow, the registrar of voters. Of 39 women registering, only three were affiliated with the Prohibition Party. The majority were Republicans, there being a scattering of Democrats, Soc
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If a big dam is bad for the migratory fish whose spawning runs end at a concrete wall, is a still bigger dam good for them?
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It happens to us all — the years roll by and one day you wake up and realize you're older than the president of the United States. That can be unsettling, as Barack Obama's election was to me in 2008. Obama, born in August 1962, is nine years my junior.
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The "Tea Party" is a nonexistent party that hasn't the slightest idea what it takes to effectively run government.
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Thanks to Halden Phelps (letter, Jan. 28), bigotry is alive and well in Redding. He listed six reasons for not voting for Mitt Romney, all of them religious. This is the first I've heard that Romney is running to be our chief spiritual advisor and head pastor of the country.
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I felt compelled to address Pat Waldron's proclamation (letter, Sunday) that Mormons are Christians. This statement was based on their choir, a picture of Jesus seen when entering the Mormon temple, etc. These have religious overtones, but they don't make Mormons Christians.
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A Shasta Lake man whose sentencing for trying to grab a sheriff's deputy's gun was put on hold last month was found mentally competent for sentencing Friday.
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A Shasta County Superior Court jury has acquitted a Redding man of attempted murder and felony assault in connection with a stabbing last year.
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Nicholas Truett, 13, meets Onyx along with Cierra Rovera, liaison for the Project Share Site, and Alyssa Morris, 13. Morris and Truett joined about 20 other students from West Cottonwood Middle School on Friday to meet and care for horses at the Safe Haven Horse Rescue in Cottonwood.
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Bell-Carter Foods Inc., of Corning, has received a rebate from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. on Friday for energy efficiency improvements.
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Hanging in Grace Place Tea House & Gift Boutique in downtown Redding is a black-and-white portrait of Steve Keyser staring serenely at the camera, his hands together as though he's praying.
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Here's a look at what's open and closed Monday in observance of Lincoln's Birthday:
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The McConnell Foundation and the city of Redding this year are continuing their combined efforts to buff up the Sundial Bridge.
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A 27-year-old Redding man pleaded not guilty Friday to rape and other charges stemming from allegations he held a 21-year-old woman captive inside his apartment at gunpoint and beat and raped her.
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Red Bluff police arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of taking a car parked in front of a business and fracturing the hip of the business owner who tried to stop her.
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PALO CEDRO — The Wolves finally won one at the Cougars' Palace.
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Shasta College and Simpson University have a few key prep baseball and softball standouts from the area ready to prove themselves worthy at the next level.
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Jordan Kimbrough scored 19 points and had 14 rebounds Friday to lead the Enterprise High School girls basketball team past West Valley in a nonleague game by a score of 62-42.
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A Redding.com story about a homeless ex-prisoner who died last month behind a local liquor store didn't sit well with state prison officials.
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ANDERSON — California's call to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 means new revenue for timber landowners willing to play the carbon-offset market.
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ANDERSON — On occasion, heart and hustle can overcome talent.
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A memorial celebration will be held in Igo, CA. on Sat. Feb. 11, 2012 for Malin A. Lowe. He passed away February 2, 2012 at his home in Igo, CA. He was 83 years old. He was born in Los Angeles on May 30, 1928, to Malin Sr. and Thelma Lowe. He attended George Washington [...]
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Employees of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, National Recreation Area Management Unit, recently joined in a coordinated effort with hundreds of people around the country to participate in the annual Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey.
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California Watch has a good, lengthy round-up today about efforts to either extend the Secure Rural Schools bill or to overhaul it with new systems proposed in the Republican House to increase actual timber production, and thus help rural schools...
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"Sunset Western Garden Book" -- a go-to resource for north state gardeners -- has been updated. It's the ninth revision for the 80-year-old guide.
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I agree with her on that point. Polemicist Ann Coulter served up jokes and red meat at CPAC this week, no doubt a preview of her upcoming ''conversation'' at Anselmo Vineyards on March 23. Here's the video:...
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Dead trees provide vital habitat for wildlife. Many birds, bats, squirrels and raccoons make nests in hollow cavities or crevices in standing deadwood. Higher branches of snags serve as lookouts for raptors. The nooks and crannies of deadwood are put to good use by squirrels and other wildlife looking for places to store fo
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A 27-year-old Redding man arrested Wednesday on suspicion of rape and other charges after he allegedly held a woman captive inside his apartment and beat and raped her at gunpoint pleaded not guilty today in Shasta County Superior Court.
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How many of you remember these fine products?
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The USDA map that helps gardeners decide which plants are best for their yards has been redone. The online map has a feature that makes it easy to find your hardiness zone by typing in your zipcode.
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Hardiness zones and other factors
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My grapes were infested with clouds of tiny insects. Many leaves died and the grape clusters didn't develop. What was the problem?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has a strategy for a reader who needs help with the odor in her sons' bathroom.
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Former state Sen. Sam Aanestad explains on the conservative website FlashReport why he's running for Congress to replace Rep. Wally Herger. In passing, he notes his disregard for the establishment's paving the way for Doug LaMalfa: The campaign ahead will...
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Both lanes of southbound Interstate 5 between Highway 44 and Cypress Avenue are again open after a black SUV hit a Department of Transportation truck, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch reports.
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A Shasta Lake man who was on the verge last month of being sentenced to a maximum of two years in Shasta County jail only to see his criminal case put on hold after he made a remark to his lawyer that sparked a mental health evaluation for him has been cleared for sentencing next week.
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In 1892 a second and better one-mile long straight horse racing track was put into use along the south side of the present PG&E substation on Trefoil Lane. Races were held every Sunday afternoon. The hill on the north side...
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Dancing clouds. Took these shots yesterday as today’s light rain front moved in. Sometimes you look up and realize there’s a show going on.
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Here’s our usual monthly chart of local home sales in and around Redding. Sales are off by a little. The most notable trend is the overall low inventory evident over the last 12 months versus the prior 12. The bars indicate
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California Highway Patrol officers were searching this morning for a man who ran from a possibly stolen car after driving off Airport Road north of Anderson, though it appears the matter has since been resolved.
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Rain has returned to the Redding area in mostly small doses but it will likely stick around into next week.
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The smell of my lover's cologne. On him, not on anyone else. The sound of his special ringtone when he's finally gotten off of work after 10 hours. His hand on my hip as he leans in to kiss my neck. The voicemail I've saved from 2008 that says, "I love you more than all [...]
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Firefighters quickly contained a house fire on Gaines Lane off Bally Ferry Road in Anderson early this morning, saving half of the large home in the process.
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Foothill's fifth-highest scorer made all the difference on Thursday, with a huge night in the paint.
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It looks like the Northern Section will go through another year of the state basketball playoffs with a chip on its shoulder.
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The Enterprise boys basketball team held on to beat West Valley 44-40 in a nonconference road game on Thursday.
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No, not that Bob Williams. Rather, the Tehama County supervisor is running for Assembly, in the newly drawn 3rd District. Though a fellow Republican, he does not seem impressed with incumbent Assemblyman Dan Logue's wandering ways: CORNING, CA - -...
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Bernie's Guitar, a Redding musical landmark for nearly 40 years, is on the brink of closing.
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A Trinity County Superior Court judge publicly admonished by a state judicial panel this week for allegedly abusing his authority when he canceled the services of a court reporter needed by another judge for what was to be a busy day in July 2010 defended his actions Thursday, saying he was only trying to save taxpayer mone
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Country music legend Merle Haggard of Palo Cedro is getting ready to go back on the road.
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An attempt to turn one of the nation's most toxic mines into a "Garden of Eden" near Redding has ended in a lawsuit and claims of fraud.
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A 27-year-old Redding man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of rape and other charges after he allegedly held a woman captive inside his apartment and beat and raped her at gunpoint.
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In 1912: If the city of Redding would donate a 70-by-150-foot piece of its ground adjoining the Hotel Reading and west of the railway, the Redding lodge of Elks would build a three-story theater and lodge quarters. Promoters of the project declared that it would not be difficult for the lodge to raise the money, the members
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How the federal and state marijuana laws interact was the most useful part of a discussion on outdoor marijuana grows for Roger Alderman.
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In what's becoming a crowded field of mostly Republican challengers, the only Democrat to enter the 1st District Assembly race so far is a Plumas County supervisor.
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Fifteen years ago it was hard to find a single salmon in Clear Creek.
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ANDERSON — There are tools that every farmer, logger and rancher should be using.
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Red Bluff police arrested a 20-year-old woman Thursday on suspicion of taking a car that was parked in front of a business and fracturing the hip of the business owner who tried to stop her.
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Red Bluff police arrested a 20-year-old woman Thursday on suspicion of taking a car that was parked in front of a business and fracturing the hip of the business owner who tried to stop her.
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The Shasta Builders Exchange Training Center will host Microsoft-Beginning.
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A tip on a suspected shoplifter at the Wal-Mart on Rhonda Road led to the discovery of thousands of dollars of stolen property, Anderson Police officers said.
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Joe and Mary Paita, Montgomery Creek
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William T. Cox, whose property in Canyon Hollow, off Buenaventura Boulevard, has posed a roadblock to development of the heights above his land for more than a decade, has a cause that unites a diverse crowd.
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Elaine Hyland, Redding
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Ed W. Coleman, Shasta Lake
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At the National Prayer Breakfast last week, seeking theological underpinning for his drive to raise taxes on the rich, President Obama invoked the highest possible authority. His policy, he testified "as a Christian," "coincides with Jesus' teaching that 'for unto whom much is given, much shall be required.&
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Officers are searching for a driver who ran a pregnant woman driver off the road, sending her car rolling two times and injuring her.
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The popularity and community influence of the Redding Elks continued to expand over the years, and its membership burgeoned, at one point exceeding 2,000 members. Please join the Shasta Historical Society on February 18, 2012 to learn more about the history of the Redding Elks Lodge. This presentation will be open to the p
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Take a drive up to Dunsmuir on Saturday Feb. 18 and enjoy a wonderful evening of dining, dancing, and Mardi Gras fun all for a good cause. A tasty Cajun-style dinner and a live rhythm and blues band will make this an evening to remember.
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Did you know that dams are good for fish? Rep. Tom McClintock say it is so, and who can argue? Indeed, it was the construction of dams that made possible the year-round cold-water flows so conducive to thriving fish populations....
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Fifteen years ago it was hard to find a single salmon in Clear Creek. But the stream, which cuts across the southern boundary of Redding as it flows from Whiskeytown Lake into the Sacramento River, has undergone a transformation.
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It no longer exists, but when it stood, Dozier Hospital was on the top of Johnson Hill, second driveway on the left from the crest of the hill. Johnson Hill was named for the Johnson family who built themselves a large brown shingled house there around the turn of the 20th century. Johnson Hill is now Placer Street.
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So you'd think after watching this glitzy new video from the EDC. Expensive-looking production values. Hope it works. I did get a chuckle over the graphic showing our "easy access" to the world. From Redding Municipal Airport....? From the...
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Deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office say they've determined who tore apart seven air conditioners in the Fall River Joint Unified School District in October.
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Next week’s scheduled preliminary hearing for a 70-year-old man accused of shooting his Shingletown son because he did not like his country music karaoke singing was put off today in Shasta County Superior Court until March 14.
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Watch this impressive video about Shasta County from the EDC. REALLY nice production. I guess our secret is out now…
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A 25-year-old homeless woman charged with three counts of felony child abuse is weighing a plea bargain offer requiring her to serve two years in prison instead of more than eight years if she’s tried and convicted of the charges against her.
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A Redding man accused of murdering a homeless man by repeatedly stabbing him and slitting his throat gave up his right today in Shasta County Superior Court to have a preliminary hearing and is expected to have his trial date set next month.
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Part of it was paid by the government who paid $16,000 for each mile of track laid in the valley and $32,000 for each mile of track laid in the mountains. They were also given 12,800 acres of land for...
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A 27-year-old Redding man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of rape and other charges after he allegedly held a woman captive inside his apartment and beat and raped her at gunpoint.
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One of the stranger "facts" I've seen published lately comes from a letter to the editor in Yreka's Siskiyou Daily News, demanding that the Interior Department prove that the Klamath River dams are privately owned and asserting that the dams...
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The 63rd annual Sierra Cascade Logging Conference starts today in Anderson with a breakfast.
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Here’s some upcoming foreclosure sales from your US Treasury owned Freddie Mac organization. These don’t have prices yet, but are usually priced aggressively for a rapid sale. We’ve added what information we could find about the property through public and MLS records. If you have an interest in any of
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High pressure continues to build today in the north state, bringing higher than average temperatures today.
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There is only one thing Egyptians have more of than patience, and that is their generosity. I have never met a more giving and sharing people in all my life. As said earlier in Part 1, where I quoted Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf  - "If someone with good intentions came to them, they carry him as a [...]
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The Shasta Lake City Council didn't have much choice but to dramatically raise its electricity rates.
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The general election is shaping up as a contest between two remarkably similar men.
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All they have to do is give President Obama a fiddle.
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I agree with President Barack Obama. Warren Buffet's secretary should not pay more in taxes than he does.
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If it's a choice between volunteers with multiple deployments and a draft lottery for single deployments, which would favor the odds for the safe return of a loved one and for international solutions other than war from our family-value politicians?
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I just brought myself to Redding to work here. May I please have $5,700 for bringing one job to the city?
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Re: Planting coho eggs in the Scott and Shasta rivers: Vibert boxes, designed to do the same in the 1970s and '80s, failed and were abandoned.
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I sympathize with Kathy Villacres' comments (letter, Jan. 29) about her family's travel challenges with United Express, and I agree that this community deserves better air service options.
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Jim Gironda, owner of Gironda’s Italian restaurant in downtown Redding, is mighty grateful – for loyal patrons during the Great Recession, for his new kidney (received in November) and, most of all, for his loving and hard-working wife, Penny.
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Photographer Brent Van Auken developed a passion for capturing life's moments with a camera while on Oahu working for a non-profit organization called Surfing the Nations.
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If the mantra of real estate is location, location, location, the owners of the Riverside Bar and Grill got it right when they named their business. While the bar does many things well, the sense to call out its greatest asset - a beautiful view - was a wise one.
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Redding’s art scene was starting to hop, thanks to a kick-start from the monthly ArtHop, and some artists were not happy when the ArtHop founders decided in December to shelve the time-consuming venture to pursue new careers.
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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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Shasta College kept its postseason and conference title hopes alive in a thrilling, grueling double OT win on Wednesday night.
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In a way, the Wolves have had a tough season in the gauntlet known as the Eastern Athletic League North, but that didn't stop them from moving into prime position to host a semifinal playoff game in Division II.
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The Enterprise High School boys basketball team fell 72-63 on the road to Chico on Wednesday.
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The city of Shasta Lake has moved ahead with its new medical marijuana proposal, which would bring it into compliance with federal laws, officials said.
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In its longest meeting in months, the Redding City Council on Tuesday approved using eminent domain on a developer’s behalf to acquire an easement on a west Redding property needed for city sewer improvements.
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A 31-year-old Redding man was arrested Wednesday after an officer spotted a stolen Jeep in a driveway, Redding police said.
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Grand Oaks Elementary School fourth-grader Kendall Moxness, 9, stretches with other students Wednesday at the school in Shasta Lake.
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RED BLUFF —Hoping to save about $40,000 per year, the city of Red Bluff has combined the jobs of city attorney and city manager.
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In 1912: Victor Power and Mining Co. purchased its neighbor and friendly ally, the Grand Central Gold Mining Co. of Harrison Gulch. The sale and consolidation meant a lot to Harrison Gulch. The Victor mine was running day and night. A cross cut was planned from the 500-foot level of the Victor to cut a number of known ledge
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Conservative commentator Ann Coulter will sign books and share dinner with about 250 people next month at Anselmo Vineyards in Inwood.
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The 63rd annual Sierra Cascade Logging Conference kicks off today in Anderson.The event, which brings in industry professionals from around the West, returns to the Shasta District Fairgrounds after two years at the Redding Convention Center.
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Despite pleas from the original officials who took over management of the 125-acre Camp Latieze near Manton, the Shasta County Board of Education on Wednesday voted 5-2 to try to sell the longtime science and environmental camp.
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RED BLUFF —Rodeo cowboy and fifth-generation Tehama County native John Growney was having lunch at a local restaurant when he heard the bad news — the county had pulled the plug on its California State Fair exhibit.
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In a move that could signal more irrigation restrictions for Siskiyou County's farmers and ranchers, the Department of Fish and Game has backed away from appealing a judge's ruling that said wardens were being too lenient on those pulling water from two chronically dry coho salmon streams.
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A Trinity County Superior Court judge has been publicly admonished for the second time since 2010 for abusing his judicial authority.
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My old colleague and erstwhile esteemed co-blogger Tim Hearden writes a post today about how big media has downplayed the controversy over the Obama administration's rules requiring health insurance plans --- including those run by Catholic universities, charities or hospitals,...
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The Shasta Family Justice Center received a $12,000 donation from the Shasta Regional Medical Foundation to help victims of family violence in the community.
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A Trinity County Superior Court judge has been publicly admonished for the second time since 2010 for abusing his judicial authority.
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A 52-year-old Shasta County man is facing more than four years in Shasta County jail after being convicted today by a jury of insurance fraud, worker's compensation fraud and grand theft.
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A trip racing go-karts has led to a man being convicted of insurance and worker's compensation fraud.
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While traveling through what is now Shasta County the first time in 1843 with the Chiles Party, before white men lived here, Major Reading faithfully wrote notes into his pocket diary. The next year, he cleaned up his diary notes...
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A 31-year-old Redding man was arrested today after an officer spotted a stolen Jeep in a driveway, according to the Redding Police Department.
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Palo Cedro resident and frequent local commenter "Buzz F." Yelped about a recent stay at a hotel-casino off I-80 in eastern Nevada. He seemed to be channeling "Mr. Gonzo" himself, the late, great Hunter S. Thompson. Particularly love his two-word...
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Tehama County drug agents arrested two people Tuesday after finding methamphetamine and paraphernalia during a traffic stop.
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Each generation has its lingo. What was once the bees knees turned into groovy and now is awesome. It is fun to look back and remember the words and expressions of the past. Ready spaghetti?
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Police arrested a man this morning after responding to a rape-in-progress call on Boulder Creek Drive in north Redding.
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Older and dependent adults are vulnerable to financial abuse because they often rely on others, including family members or trusted caregivers for help with daily living. It can be as simple as taking money from a wallet or as complicated as manipulating a victim into turning over property to an abuser.
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Today I'm going to cover the stability ball hamstring curl. This is a great way to challenge your core stability and increase balance, while using your own body weight to get a great hamstring workout.
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB+, B- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of A+, A- and O- blood. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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Recent research estimates that nearly 50 percent of American adolescents and young adults are consuming energy drinks, and people younger than 26 represent nearly half of the industry's $9 billion market. Unfortunately, there are many negative health effects in drinking energy drinks regularly.
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Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Closed Temperature: 35 degrees Skies: Cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Limited Depth: 20 inches at base, 32 inches at top New snow overnight: 1 inch New snow during the past 24 hours: 2 inches Snow surface: Machine groomed Trails: 18 open, 13 groomed Lifts open:
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David Benda's blog just now prompts this exercise in group sourcing. Share your favorite non-chain burger joints, past and present, in the comments section below. Damburger, Gene's, The Shack, The Triangle, the Pac-Out? What makes your favorite burger place different/special?...
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Redding police said a man found off Lake Boulevard was initially believed to dead but was merely unconscious.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Lewiston — The upper portions of the Trinity above Junction City were in beautiful shape, a nice steelhead green, at a great level and full of steelhead. Fly fishers were using golden stones, No. 12 and 14, poxy back beadhead pheasa
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This lamp was once the valued possession of my now departed mother-in-law. She’s gone, but the lamp remains. It’s been on a journey, as various relatives tried to find a place for it. None seem content with it. Now i
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Voices of Faith — What religious and ethical values do you think the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street articulate?
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With all the hoopla surrounding the arrival of Five Guys in Redding, this list of the best and worst chain burgers is timely. Five Guys doesn't get a mention. But In-N-Out's protein burger, a patty with all the fixin
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Police, fire and medical personnel responded this morning to a report of a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 273 in south Redding.
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Image from US EPAExposure to lead based paint is considered the “number one environmental threat to the health of children in the United States.” Recent changes in the law make it much more problematic to r
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Red Bluff police are looking for the man who approached a 16-year-old girl Tuesday and asked her for sex
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Sunny skies return today after Tuesday’s brief encounter with rain, though showers could return on Sunday.
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The issue of helping those unsheltered or unsheltered and ill in our community by degree or direction is daunting, yet seems to be the focus of concern for many who have written comments (about the Homeless in Redding series). What can an individual do to help? Without our families, where could we all be by some unfortunate
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The Hornets might have been knocked out of the Eastern Athletic League North race on Tuesday, but their season is still far from over.
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CORNING — The Falcons missed out on both sole possession of first place in the Northern Athletic League, and a potential chance at home-court advantage throughout the playoffs on Tuesday night.
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The Walmart Superstore off Dana Drive in Redding was evacuated for about an hour Monday night after an employee found a note in a women's restroom saying a bomb had been planted somewhere in the store.
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In 1912: Joe Young's boat capsized in the Sacramento River and he spent the night stranded on a rock, shivering and cold. The castaway hung on to his slippery bit of sand and stone until his rescue was effected in the morning by John Diestelhorst with a rowboat.
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A Redding woman won't be retried on a second-degree murder count in connection with the 2011 death of her boyfriend.
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The Liberty Christian boys basketball team remained unbeaten in the Five-Star League by picking up a 53-37 win Tuesday against U-Prep.
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The California Interscholastic Federation will celebrate its 100th anniversary during the 2014 school year, but preparations already are under way to determine how best to celebrate the momentous occasion.
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RED BLUFF — Attorneys for a Red Bluff pair charged in connection with a marijuana-growing operation are seeking a nonjury trial that would speed the route to an appeal.
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Another north state manufacturer is tapping into a Redding incentive program in exchange for jobs.
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Brett Grow tries to get drivers' attention and drum up business at Liberty Tax Service in Anderson on a rainy Tuesday.
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Redding will require more transparency from the Redding Community Access Corp. after the City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a new contract with the nonprofit.
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Shasta County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to add another $880,000 to the $2.5 million they've already committed to construction of the county's much-anticipated new juvenile hall.
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SHASTA LAKE — A discussion of utility rate increases became electrified Tuesday night as two Shasta Lake council members sparred.
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Sam Aanestad, the two-term former state senator who represented Shasta and surrounding counties from 2002 to 2010, wasn't always the most popular man up in these parts.
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Gov. Mitt Romney's statement about not worrying about the poor has been treated as a gaffe in much of the media, and those in the Republican establishment who have been rushing toward endorsing his coronation as the GOP's nominee for president — with 90 percent of the delegates still not yet chosen — hav
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All the recent hullabaloo over PG&E's SmartMeters got me to thinking about how the utility establishes and maintains the calibration accuracy of all the meters it has deployed, whether digital or analog.
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Regarding the recent event where a mother and her three children were crossing Eureka Way at night and her 3-year-old in the stroller was hit by a vehicle and seriously injured. The mother was homeless living in a tent and, according to the police reports, drunk. The 3-year-old was flown to UC Davis with serious injuries. T
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This is a short response to Ailene Miller's Jan. 27 letter, "Abortion isn't black and white."
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I recently had my smog checked at a reputable local smog-check facility. My car failed. The failure had nothing to do with emissions or exhaust leakage or anything mechanical. It was simply the "check engine" light, which had came on in time to its 60,000 mile suggested tune-up. One of the criteria for a clean smog
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Former state Sen. Sam Aanestad on Tuesday made it official — he's running for the congressional seat being vacated by outgoing U.S. Rep. Wally Herger.
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Businesses see costly move in the future
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Shelter still offering 3-year variety for pets
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The City Council approved a resolution of necessity Tuesday night that would allow the city to use eminent domain for a developer to acquire some 13,000 of land needed for a sewer easement for a southwest Redding subdivision.
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Redding will require more transparency from the Redding Community Access Corp. after the City Council tonight unanimously approved a new contract with the nonprofit.
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Bank of Commerce Holdings, parent company of Redding Bank of Commerce, Tuesday announced a buyback of its stock.
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California State Parks announces a series of "partnership workshops" for nonprofits or other groups interested in taking over the operations of a park that is otherwise set to close. The first is Redding, on Wednesday, Feb. 22....
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Heaven forbid the public be filled in on the discussions between their county supervisors and the governor about an important public-safety matter. From the Times: Two weeks after county prosecutors said the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors had violated...
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Mr Malin Arlando Lowe, Jr. of Igo Age 83 Date of Death: 2/02/2012 Place of Death: Residence Cause of Death: Pending (Natural, Accidental, etc.) Arrangements Pending at: Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel, Redding
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Shasta County supervisors this morning unanimously voted to spend $880,000 on the next phase of the long-awaited new juvenile hall.
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A Redding woman won’t be retried on a second-degree murder count in connection with the 2011 death of her boyfriend.
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Hi everyone, It's almost time for my Spring 2012 historic tours. The first is on April 21st and called "All around central downtown Redding". It includes visiting over 50 historical sites in the central Redding core area and ending with...
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Doors, doors and more doors. Not the seminal rock group. Sorry. There are doors . . . and then there are doors. Doors always carry the implication that there is something on the other side. Good, bad or indifferent, there is something there. Something you may want. Or not. Something someone else might want. Or not. Doors
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The Walmart Superstore off Dana Drive in Redding was evacuated for about an hour Monday night after an employee found a note in a women’s restroom saying a bomb had been planted somewhere in the store.
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There are all sorts of rail fans: Some love to ride trains, others photograph them, some collect timetables and other memorabilia, or build elaborate model train systems.
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Red Bluff police are seeking a suspect who pointed a handgun at the back of a man's head Monday night.
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A man was stabbed Monday night in Red Bluff in what police are calling a gang-related fight.
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An update on the screen adaptation of Tony D'Souza's latest novel by Todd (Starsky & Hutch, The Hangover) Phillips' Green Hat Films, via Deadline.com: EXCLUSIVE: After the first three films made at Warner Bros by Todd Phillips' Green Hat Films...
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A Los Molinos mini-mart and gas station caught fire early this morning, but no one was hurt.
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That's according to Consumer Reports survey of readers, who gave the Washington-state based chain an outstanding report card for the overall quality of its goods. Here is the release with today's results: YONKERS, NY-- Costco pleased shoppers better than any other retailer according to Consumer Report
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Former state Sen. Sam Aanestad is going to run for the congressional seat left vacant by outgoing U.S. Rep. Wally Herger.
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Not an official announcement yet, but a former staffer with Sen. Sam Aanestad tells me he's explored the idea enough and will, in fact, run for the congressional seat left vacant by Rep. Wally Herger's retirement. He's assembled a high-profile...
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Enjoy the wet weather that's soaking the unseasonably parched Redding area today, because it's not going to last. The National Weather Service says rain's likely to continue today through 4 p.m. Up to a quarter of an inch may fall. Tonight, there's a chance of showers mainly before 10 p.m. The skies will clear by Wednesda
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“Karen Farley hadn’t made a mortgage payment in a year when she got what looked like a form letter from her lender. ‘You could sell your home, owe nothing more on your mortgage and get $30,000,’ JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) said in the Aug. 17 letter obtained by Bloomberg News.R
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A decade-plus ago, when the city of Redding was weighing whether to embrace a deal with Southern California-based Big League Dreams, then-City Manager Mike Warren described the contract as a no-lose proposition.
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As he pushed further and further to the right in his effort to fend off the corps of arch-conservative rivals for his party's presidential nomination, Republican front-runner Mitt Romney probably didn't think some of what he was doing would have much effect in the larger states that will provide most of the popular
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When I watch my cats, there is no doubt in my mind that they reason, that they make decisions. But I don't believe that they actually possess free will. The choices that they make fall within the range of their instincts. I do believe that we humans possess free will, but in my opinion we spend most all of our time with
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Bob Madgic has made some excellent points in his letter (Jan. 29) regarding congressional gridlock, most of which I agree with. But when it comes to blaming all of the woes of our nation on GOP extremism, I must respectfully disagree.
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Members of the board and all of the volunteers at All Saints' Episcopal Thrift Shop wish to thank all of our faithful customers for their patronage during the past year. By shopping at our shop and donating high-quality used merchandise, you enabled us to continue to support many nonprofit agencies and organizations in
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The Foothill Cougars and Liberty Christian Patriots boys basketball teams are atop their respected divisions with the release of the first Northern Section prep basketball playoff point standings on Monday.
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Liberty has been panting quite a bit, with her beak open, so that's another behavior where she's laboring."
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Man arrested after downtown burglary
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On the last day of the Sierra-Cascade Logging Conference's 2012 Expo in Anderson an event of a different sort will be held for the first time in Redding.
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Resource center opening scheduled
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A change in the Shasta County Animal shelter's licensing program prompted by Haven Humane Society's eventual takeover means pet owners will either lose money or risk their pets' safety by licensing them less frequently, a Cassel woman said.
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A draft report released Monday by federal officials says a $1.07 billion plan to raise Shasta Dam by 181/2 feet is feasible and economically justifiable.
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A two-day "genetics workshop" next week in Yreka will explore the possibility of introducing fertilized salmon eggs into the Shasta River watershed to supplement dwindling coho runs.
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Mark Montgomery, Shasta County's adult services director who oversaw the bulk of the county's mental health services, abruptly resigned from his post two weeks ago, almost five years to the day from his starting date in 2007. Earlier last month, David Reiten, the department's longtime deputy director, retired, said Marta Mc
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Redding Rancheria's new Tribal Health Center and a major remodel of Target on Dana Drive paved a big January for construction in the city.
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Sometimes life requires us to roll the dice, take a chance, or simply just have faith that things will work out, even when failure is a big possibility. Several months ago, the Writers Forum Board members began debating over whether or not they should delve into new territory and plan an all day program for [...]
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Scholarships available to Siskiyou County seniors planning careers in graphic arts, quilting, or the fiber arts
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This FULL Day workshop will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 and will include a variety of acting techniques Diane Venora has collected from her early years at Julliard to her success on Broadway and in headlining films.
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Led By Certified Fight Instructor from SF Bay Area, this full-day hands-on workshop will include stage combat essentials, including falls, slaps, punches, kicks and chokes.
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The Foothill Cougars and Liberty Christian Patriots boys basketball teams are atop their respected divisions with the release of the first Northern Section prep basketball playoff point standings on Monday.
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The flight to Las Vegas, where I live, from California, where I'd been visiting my kids, sounded like a tuberculosis ward.
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See who was at what recent north state events.
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies today said a 31-year-old man with eight outstanding arrest warrants and a history of running from law enforcement led them on a high-speed chase Sunday from south of Redding to Anderson.
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A 20-year-old Redding transient accused of repeatedly stabbing his tent mate on Saturday during an argument pleaded not guilty to the charges against him during his arraignment this afternoon in Shasta County Superior Court.
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My old employer (1990-1994) made national news today. From the Honolulu Star-Bulletin: Rate increase blamed on sun power Customers with solar panels will cause higher bills for those without,HECO says Hawaiian Electric Co. customers installed a record amount of solar...
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Liberty has laid an egg. Redding's eagle pair, Patriot and Liberty, are taking turns sitting on at least one egg, according to eagle watcher Terri Lhuillier of Redding.
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The building was originally the Redding Fire station. It was remodeled and converted into a modern police station and city jail in 1943 when John Balma was Police Chief and connected the station to Old City Hall with a common...
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A Redding man remains in serious condition today after being hit while on his motorcycle Sunday by another man driving a car on Highway 44 in Redding, a nursing supervisor at Mercy Medical Center said.
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In an age of ever-sharper political partisanship, the Fresno Bee takes an up-close look at inland California's political representatives and how their approach has changed over the years. The Valleycrat is an endangered species. A storied Central Valley political hybrid,...
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A 20-year-old Montgomery Creek man was arrested early today after Redding police reportedly caught him burglarizing a downtown business.
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Partly sunny conditions today will give way Tuesday to chances of rain, interrupting Redding’s otherwise dry winter.
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Some people call him D.J., but his given name is Donald James Hunt. He's 32, with a Clint-Eastwood squint and expressions on his face that change as rapidly as unpredictable weather; from a quick flash of a grin to an overcast frown. His voice - that's another story. It remains low and even-keeled, whether he's 
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Thank God for Sand Hill Road.
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In our creation story, the Winnemem Wintu bubbled out of our sacred spring on Mt. Shasta, and we're a water people who tend to view water differently.
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In response to the Monday article by Leland Gordon, I would like to add another local sports alumnus to his list.
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Why do Occupy protesters always feel the need to burn the American flag?
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Leland Gordon's Jan. 30 sports column about great local jocks who have achieved national prominence has a conspicuous and puzzling omission: Megan Rapinoe of US National Women's soccer team fame.
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Eli Manning pulled another rabbit out of the hat. And the New York Giants pulled off another improbable Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots.
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Two agents in black law enforcement SUVs patrolling north of Redding will continue to nab suspected drug runners on Interstate 5 in spite of a round of state budget cuts and restructuring, local officials say.
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Shasta County supervisors on Tuesday will decide whether to pay $880,000 for the next phase of the county's anticipated new juvenile hall or possibly ax the project.
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1 arrested after high-speed chase
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In 1912: A fire that destroyed the cabin of Edward L. Reese, 92, and said to have been the oldest man in the county, burned him so badly that he died at the county hospital. He was a pillar of Shasta County's early days. He was the sole surviving originator of the famous Intellectual Club, founded in Shasta in 1865, wit
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For some years now I have had a recurring dream. I am in a high school, or maybe a college. I have huge confusion about what classes I'm signed up for, and where they are. I can't find my class schedule. The classes are the wrong classes. I can't find any information anywhere and am completely unprepared. Then I
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One person was arrested following a high-speed chase this afternoon that spanned from south Redding to Anderson.
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A 66-year-old Redding man was seriously injured Sunday morning after he was thrown from his motorcycle after being hit by another Redding man driving a car on Highway 44 in Redding.
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Gathered a few images of this fisherman just upstream of the Diestlehorst Pedestrian Bridge yesterday. The fish got away, but not completely. Not from my lens.
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...didn't spend enough time occupying their seat in third grade judging from this ugly bit of graffiti in the Promenade downtown....
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The following great info is from historian Doug Pruit of Cottonwood. It's so interesting I asked if I could share it with everyone. Thanks Doug! "We often hear about the seven wonders of the world. But can you imagine Dottie...
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Nashville instrumentalist Tom Smith will be playing his guitar and banjo, as well as telling his stories at Music Max. Smith, who says he has been playing “for a while” and performing for “nearly that long” has performed with such notables as Tuck and Pattie, John Fahey, Michael Hedges, Odetta, and John Hammond. He
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Professional writing consultants George Winship and Sharon Owen will discuss what motion picture producers look for in a screenplay. Writers will hear about Clarity Entertainment, a film company coming to the Redding area looking for projects from local talent. The speakers will cover screenwriting basics, from formatting t
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It's going to be another sunny and unseasonably warm day in Redding today. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Sacramento predict mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of 65 degrees for the area. Tonight, expect a low of 39 degrees. Monday should be warm and partly sunny, with a high temperature of 64 degr
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In light of the long losing streak its Redding ballpark is on (see story today). Click here to read testimonials written back in the boom times by city councilman Pat Kight (the brains behind Stillwater Business Park) and city manager...
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It's tax time.
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Kimberly Forrester thinks Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is biased.
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I have to admit I've lived here almost six years now, and I didn't know about that fabulous gold collection at the Siskiyou County Courthouse. Clearly, I should start watching Huell Howser more often.
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If you're going to produce public-interest television with public money on behalf of the public, your books and board meetings should be ... any guesses? That's right, open and public.
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Any of the current Republican Candidates for the 2012 presidential election represent a distinctly better choice to lead this country than President Obama. Conservatives and those with a Kool-Aid hangover know that a second term for Obama would result in the further decline of America. Thus they will rally behind whomever t
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Over the course of the last several months, in town hall meetings and in other venues, I have repeatedly been asked whether the United Nations is playing a role in land-management decisions by federal agencies. Many people have specifically referenced "Agenda 21," referring to a document that was developed at a Unit
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Higher taxes are never popular, but the loss of the critical public services that bind together civilization in rural towns is even worse.
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How many times have you put in an application, in person or online, and not heard anything back? How many times have you gone into a business to check in on an application, only to be greeted by a yellow note pad? How many times have you told yourself that you would rather not try anymore?
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Almost anyone who has had to experience a lengthy probate process would want to avoid it if they could.
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Believe it or not, Valentine's Day is almost here. Here are a few gift ideas sure to warm the heart of that special someone.
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This Valentine's Day, I resolved to use my tech resources to think outside the box. Here are some places you can go for ideas to put a little fire into your relationship.
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Kayla Uttinger and Alan Barth, both of Van Nuys, are engaged to be married Feb. 11, 2012, at Rancho Sol Del Pacifico in Malibu. The bride-elect is the daughter of Janet and Del Uttinger of Anderson. She graduated from Shasta High School and recently graduated from MKC Beauty Academy in Hollywood. She is pursuing a career i
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Frank and Pat Arnold of Redding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 10, 2012, with dinner at the home of friends. The Arnolds were married Jan. 10, 1962, in Rockville, Md. Frank and Pat Arnold were married during Frank's service in the US Army. The couple settled in Redding where they have made their home si
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Marissa Leeper and Matt Blanc, both of Chandler, Ariz., are engaged to be married March 20, 2012, at Royal Palms Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. The bride-elect is the daughter of Andy and Marcia Leeper of Peoria, Ariz. She graduated from Centennial High School in Peoria, Ariz., in 2003 and Arizona State University in 2007. Sh
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Dear Straight Talk: My oldest, age 15, is in a long-term, long-distance relationship with "the one." He is constantly asking to visit her. I have concerns about the level of supervision there (every interaction has involved questionable decisions by her family, including bringing them to a hotel room under supervision). I b
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Billionaire financier anti-American George Soros likes Mitt Romney and is telling European liberals not to worry. He says of Barack Obama and Romney, "There isn't all that much difference."
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Dear Debt Adviser: I have two credit cards each at 13.99 percent, totaling $9,100 of debt. I also own my truck outright. It is valued at $11,000. I make $400 in total payments to my credit cards per month. My idea is to sell my truck, pay off the credit cards and buy a used vehicle for around $15,000. This would be lower th
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Sydney Stanger of Redding and Sam Malain of Chico are engaged to be married June 12, 2012, at the Stangers' home in Redding. The bride-elect is the daughter of Scott and Collett Stanger of Redding. Her fiance is the son of Diedra Malain of Redding. Sydney and Sam Malain are both graduates of Shasta High School and met th
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After reading Marc Beauchamp's column, I am appalled at the apparent spitefulness of Russ Mull and Glenn Hawes. They should be able to recognize a golden goose when they see one, and they should be doing whatever they can to help Seven Hills Land and Cattle Company and Anselmo Vineyards thrive.
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What flies and cruises and blushes all over? A collection of fire-engine red and hot pink travel accessories for your flamboyant Valentine.
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I feel bound to respond to Halden Phelps' letter of condemnation of the Mormon church.
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Re: last Sunday's article about the ICE database: Fingerprints of individuals booked into jails are checked against U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement database. Those found to be in the country illegally face deportation.
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A 47-year-old Redding transient has a dog-bite wound after police K-9 Tarro helped take the man into custody Saturday on suspicion of residential burglary.
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A 46-year-old Redding transient was able to run to a nearby bar for help after he was allegedly stabbed several times Saturday by the person with whom he shared a tent, Redding police said.
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Help on way as he recovers from brain injury
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Sale, if OK'd, to be made usingeminent domain
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The traditional Chinese Lion Dance at Weaverville's Joss House on Saturday took on special poignancy, as it occurred just months before the state historic park is due to close July 1 along with 69 others.
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More than 200 people went to the Shasta College cafeteria on Saturday to admire and sample creatively decorated cupcakes.
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Speakers, video cover range of topics
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New contract awaits approval of City Council
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Redding's Big League Dreams, a complex that cost taxpayers $15.8 million and was expected to have a significant impact on tourism and pour ongoing revenue into city coffers, has come up well short of its vision. The facility continues to be hammered by the harsh economy and faces another tough year.
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Q: Here's the predicament. My son at 17 told me he does what the kids call "sober driving."
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Author will discuss blogging at logging expo
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The Shasta College baseball team got a baker's dozen worth of runs Saturday to defeat American River 13-10.
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REDDING GIRLS' SOFTBALL LEAGUE
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Occasionally, a professional athlete achieves such total dominance of a sport that he or she becomes the standard by which all others are measured.
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Dear Babe: I have a ticket stub from the Feb. 25, 1964, fight between Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali) in Miami. I was there with my father — really exciting.— Bob McGrath, ReddingThat fight in Miami changed boxing forever. Clay stunned everyone, winning the heavyweight title at just age 22 when
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Q: I have been searching for any regulations specifically regarding slingshots, but have found no clear reference to them within the Department of Fish and Game hunting regulations. As written, slingshots are not a legal method of take for any game. Yet there are inferences that under certain sections, such as Fish and Game
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The River Exchange will hold a workshop on how to identify birds of prey from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Mt. Shasta City Park's Lower Lodge building.
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Officers with the Redding Police Department are responding to reports of a stabbing in a parking lot on Hartnell Ave. near Leonard St.
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A Bishop who truly is a Shepherd..... If we heard more talk like this from our Bishops, we would not be where we are now, under attack.
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At the inaugural TEDx in Redding, nationally recognized artists, engineers, scientists and educators will share their lives and experiences, framing them within what the future holds for the north state and beyond.
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This week In a North State Garden had the pleasure of speaking with Stephanie Elliott, her two year old son, Collin, and Laurie Niles - all participants in Cultivating Community, a Chico-based project working to encourage the learning about and growing of good food, locally and on small, home garden and community scales wit
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The Fender brothers, Aaron and William, built a ferry across the Pit River near Potem Creek in approximately 1900. A few years later in 1914, a bridge was built near the place where the ferry crossed. Today's Fender's Ferry Road...
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Redding police officers say a single motorcycle crash Friday that left one man dead involved drunken driving.
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We need inventory to sell!! If you are a seller… NOW is the time to put your house on the market… I’ve been in Real Estate for nearly a decade, and I have never seen the ration between ready buyers …
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A truck rolled over about 7:30 a.m. today, leaving the driver trapped for more than an hour near a creek and shutting down southbound Highway 273 near Ox Yoke Road.
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Redding will be warm and sunny over the next weeks as temperatures climb into the mid 60s, but a slight chance for rain will come in the next week.
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A 22-year-old Redding woman has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly trying to abduct a 3-year-old girl who was riding a bicycle outside her own home.
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The hustle and consistent defense on which the Enterprise boys basketball team prides itself was enough to topple rival Shasta once again.
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It's not unusual for sports and politics to become intertwined.
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Alison Cruz watches as son Colton, 2, throws rocks into the Sacramento River on a sunny Friday near the Sundial Bridge. The temperature reached 65 degrees Friday afternoon at the Redding airport, the National Weather Service reported. The forecast calls for the same high temperature and calm winds today and on Super Bowl S
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In 1912: The stockholders and directors of Shasta Vicino camp association (Shasta Retreat) met in Redding to make arrangements for the coming season. Of the many original interested parties, who fathered this enterprise, there only remained alive George D. Kellogg, of Newcastle; Alfred Baltzell, of Redding; and I.R. Wells,
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Redding and Cottonwood have two talented women's basketball representatives down in the Southwest.
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The Central Valley boys basketball team came back Friday to defeat Anderson 54-48.
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Wardens say the poachers who illegally killed two buck deer in the Cassel area of eastern Shasta County earlier this winter did something unusual.
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It was November 2010 when Terri Lhuillier first picked up a piece of construction paper and began folding it over and over again, giving in to the urge she'd felt since she led a fight to protect the home of Patriot and Liberty, Redding's resident bald eagles, from development.
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DUNSMUIR — The City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss how to replace City Manager Jim Lindley, who is set to take the city of Dixon's top administrative post.
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DINSMORE — A 65-year-old man identified as a flight instructor from Garberville suffered major facial injuries and a broken leg Friday in an airplane crash at the Humboldt County-owned Dinsmore airport off Highway 36 near the Humboldt-Trinity border.
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Siskiyou County sheriff's detectives Friday released the first surveillance camera images from Wednesday's heist of historic gold from the county's courthouse display.
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Six months after the public TV station's general manager abruptly resigned, Redding's KIXE Channel 9 is interviewing for a permanent replacement.
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The Shasta Lake City Council will touch on medical marijuana, open-meetings policies and utility rate hikes at its next meeting Tuesday night.
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Arguments over the assumed rate of a return of a pension plan are the kind of thing that can put anyone but an actuary to sleep.
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In the publishing and movie businesses they call it a "high concept" — the idea of walking around the entire Mediterranean Sea following the adventures of Odysseus, Homer's mythical hero.
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I have to laugh when I hear the pot growers whining about their rights being violated because they are being prevented from having access to their "medicine."
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Something smells rotten on Court Street with the Shasta County Superior Court's criminal division manager getting off so easy on battery charges. I hope she isn't still in charge of her division now that she is a criminal herself. Who says she isn't capable of violence in the workplace?
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AAA will offer free rides home after the Super Bowl.
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A fatal motorcycle crash tonight has closed down the eastbound lanes of Hartnell Avenue at Shotwick Trail near the VA clinic in Redding.
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Law enforcement will be holding anti-drunken driving checkpoints and roving patrols in Shasta County over the weekend.
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Briana Jones and Phil DiPietro
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Just before her 50th birthday a friend emailed with an update on how she was celebrating then added, "Did I mention that I broke my arm snowboarding?"
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Mike Karpowich not only played the hottest trumpet of anyone I have actually known, but he also played a substantial part in my early youth. To be honest, it was my mother's doing. Had she not wanted me to play a musical instrument, I never would have had the pleasure of knowing Mike as a friend and mentor.
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"Can u b home soon? Jonah's crying in the car, Davey in his room, I haven't started crying. Yet."
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Firefighters this afternoon rushed to the Americana Lodge on Pine Street and in downtown Redding and to a home on Sapwood Drive in north Redding after separate reports of a possible structure fires.
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Our state capital comes in at No. 5 on Forbes magazine's list of America's "most miserable cities." Miami tops the rankings this year. For details, click here. I dunno -- last couple of times I've visited Sacramento (staying at a...
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The 12th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration benefiting Meals for the Elderly will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 21 at the McNease Convention Center, 500 Rio Concho Drive.
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The right book can make all the difference. Like for the man I profile in my column tomorrow (see photo). This book he bought for $6.95 back in his college days more than forty years ago has come to...
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Siskiyou County sheriff’s detectives today released the first surveillance camera image from Wednesday’s heist of historic gold from the county’s courthouse display.
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A 65-year-old man suffered major facial injuries in an airplane crash at the Humboldt County-owned Dinsmore airport off Highway 36 near the Humboldt-Trinity border.
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Group educates on medication disposal The Pharmaceutical In Our Water Supply TRIYS, a group of fifth-graders from Santa Rita Elementary School, is hosting an event to provide public information on properly disposing of prescription medication, hoping to prevent water contamination. The public is invited to bring expired or
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Keep it shut. Traditional fireplaces are energy losers. It's best not to use them because they pull heated air out of the house and up the chimney. When the fireplace is not in use, close the damper (be sure there are no smoldering embers before closing it). Dampers allow some air leakage, so if you decide not to use a fire
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Wardens say the poachers who illegally killed two buck deer in the Cassel area of eastern Shasta County earlier this winter did something unusual.
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We first reported on this potential deal back in October (when we also questioned whether it's the top priority for the state), but the Pacific Forest Trust proudly announces that just this week the Wildlife Conservation Board approved a conservation...
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Moseley has a suggestion for keeping glass shower doors clean.
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Betty Fussell's book "Corn: The Myths and History" explores the history of the crop and it's current status.
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After pulling out tomato plants, what is a good thing to plant in their place?
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Shasta College Teaching Garden announces its spring classes.
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Consider size of plant and berries, ripening time and flavor when selecting blueberry varieties to grow at home.
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Soil preparation and proper pruning are important to keeping blueberry plants healthy and harvests plentiful.
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No player should feel more at home at the Super Bowl than New York Giants offensive tackle James Brewer, even though it would be a huge upset if he were to be listed on the active roster for the game.
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“Great Potential with this 3/2 bath home in well established neighborhood. Good functional floorplan and centrally located. Are you seeking a gre
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SHASTA COUNTY – Uninsured Shasta County residents now have more options for health care thanks to a federal waiver allowing California to bring the benefits of healthcare reform to rural communities early. Path2Health – a new Low Income Health Program - expands Shasta County’s CMSP health coverage by raising income th
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Shasta County had two: The 42-mile-long Blue Ridge Flume and the 32-mile-long Terry Mill Flume. The flumes transported rough-cut lumber from the mountain sawmills down to the valley sawmills. They went only one way - down. Water was diverted into...
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It's been a frequent complaint about the new, $150-a-year tax -- officially a "fee," though there'll be a lawsuit to settle that question -- that it does not actually fund any firefighting. Rather, it goes to prevention and education and...
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Shipwreck surveyors found a remarkable object in the depths of the Baltic Sea, but before they start celebrating, they need to figure out what it is. A Swedish company named Ocean Explorer have discovered an unidentified object using their sonar technology in a secret location in the Baltic [...]
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The Burlap Harlot Show wants YOU!  The Burlap Harlot Show is currently seeking all Creatives!  Calling all Artists, Designers, Aromatherapists, Vintage & Antique Peddlers, Soap Makers, Candle Makers, Textile Designers, Ceramists, Vintage, Antique, and Artisan-Made Goods!  Join us for a beautiful and spectacular show
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Presented by Shasta Public Libraries Literacy Program. A FREE presentation by Susan Barton, leading dyslexia expert from San Jose, California. Come learn about dyslexia, the most common reason a bright child will struggle with reading, writing, and spelling. Find out why they struggle, and what you can do to help. An intern
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We’re sitting by the phone today, waiting for newly minted Facebook zillionaires to call. Here’s a look at the 10 most expensive homes for sale in the Shasta MLS today. #10 1892 Crestmont Redding 96002 $1.895M
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It's shaping up to be a pleasant weekend, though there's a slight chance of rain early next week. The National Weather Service says today will be sunny with a high temperature of 66 degrees. Tonight will dip down to 38. Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high near 64. Sunday's forecast is sunny with a high near 63. Mond
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I have pineapple on my mind. Craig and I spent a luscious week in Hawaii for our 27th wedding anniversary --  and we enjoyed (among other things) pineapple in all sorts of dishes. Our favorite, of course, was a wedge tucked on the top of tropical cocktail. But back to real life....sigh.  I was looking
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Although he lived in Redding only for a brief time, the death of a former Shasta College student who was killed Tuesday while serving with the Marine Corps in Afghanistan has touched the lives of north state residents.
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A "hopelessly deadlocked" six-man, six-woman Shasta County jury could not reach a unanimous verdict Thursday on a second-degree murder count in the case of a Redding woman accused of running down and killing her boyfriend following a drunken argument last year.
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Siskiyou County investigators continued Thursday to search for clues that might lead them to two men who broke into the courthouse early Wednesday morning and stole the largest nuggets from the county's prized $3 million historic gold collection.
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Weaverville took third place in Budget Travel magazine's seventh Coolest Small Towns competition.
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A healthy increase in logging to provide rural jobs? Or a trivial increase that doesn't come close to replacing what forest communities lost?
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Imperial regimes can crack when they are driven out of their major foreign outposts. The fall of the Berlin Wall did not just signal the liberation of Eastern Europe from Moscow. It prefigured the collapse of the Soviet Union itself just two years later.
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I was thinking about getting drunk and beating my husband this weekend. Can you tell me how long the Manager's Special is running at the Courthouse?
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The Personhood Movement and the righteous indignation on this topic are the height of stupidity. Men rant and rave far more than women because it is not them who are pregnant. Concentrate on education, and therein lies the best hope.
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This is in reply to the Friday letter of Ailene Miller. I must agree with her that abortion is not a black or white issue.
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In 1912: The building committee of the Redding Chamber of Commerce decided on the location and design of a new building.
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SACRAMENTO — A suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation appeared for the first time Thursday in Sacramento County Superior Court since he was released from jail last month after his $5 million bail was reduced to $700,000.
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RED BLUFF — Following a three-month trial, Tehama County supervisors have decided to stick to a plan that keeps most closed-door business at the start of the day rather than the end.
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A land management project in eastern Shasta County got a $605,000 boost from the federal government Thursday — the first installment under a program that will total $12.5 million spent in the Burney-Hat Creek basins by 2019.
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The Hornets know how to perform in crunch time.
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The California Fish and Game Commission rejected a proposal Thursday that would have upped the limits on striped bass, in what would have been the first step to eradicate the species from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and its tributaries to protect native fish.
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The beginning of February marks the final stretch of prep basketball league play, leaving the playoffs looming.
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Foothill's girls basketball team lost a close home game to Pleasant Valley on Thursday, 38-36.
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Come July 1, the Gateway Unified School District will have a new superintendent, promoting one of its own to the position.
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It's a sad day for community college journalism. The Shasta Collage Lance won't be published this semester. The class that produces it, Newspaper Production, has been cancelled. What's significant about the loss of this course is that first, it's the foundation newspaper production lab that supplies talent to feeder journa
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Stacy Shoemaker has opened Caterpillar Campus day care at 3313 Bechelli Lane in Redding.
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Far out Rainbow Lake Road above Ono in the far reaches of western Shasta County stands Messelbeck Dam.
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American Cancer Society seeks office staff and drivers.
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Ann Chapman, Redding
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Dr. Justin Howland, Redding
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A healthy increase in logging to provide rural jobs? Or a trivial increase that doesn't come close to replacing what forest communities lost?
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California needs a healthy and vibrant oil and gas industry, which brings good jobs and revenue to our state. Not the most outlandish sentiment in the world, but the source might surprise a few readers....
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SACRAMENTO - A Junction City man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly growing marijuana on three Trinity County properties he owns, it was announced today.
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Prompted by the Forest Service's announcement today of a new initiative to "expand the number of forest acres treated by 20 percent over the next three years and increase the pace of active forest management," and specifically to "increase the...
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The month's most oddly charming press releases will surely include Assemblyman Jim Nielsen's honoring Indian Republic Day and touting the "Punjab of America" --- aka the Sacramento Valley. (Sacramento) - Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) participated in the honoring of January...
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The California Fish and Game Commission today rejected a proposal that would have upped the limits on striped bass, in what would have been the first step to eradicate the species from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and its tributaries to protect native fish.
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A winning $1 million lottery ticket picked out of a gas station trash can has become the subject of a three-way legal battle in Arkansas.Sharon Jones was at a Super One Stop in July 2011 in Bebee, Ark., when she went to a trash bin to pick up a handful of discarded lottery tickets, as she had done many times before
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The Redding area BLM office has a new director, replacing recently retired Steve Anderson. And she's a local: Jennifer Mata, a Bureau of Land Management natural resources specialist, has been named manager of the agency's Redding Field Office. She reports...
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A 39-year-old Redding parolee was arrested today on suspicion of child abuse and drug charges after he crashed his car and allegedly drove off with his 2-year-old daughter inside.
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Siskiyou County investigators continue today to search for clues that might lead them to two men who broke into the courthouse early Wednesday morning and stole the largest nuggets from the county’s prized $3 million historic gold collection.
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A Shasta County jury today deadlocked on a murder charge in the case of a Redding woman accused of running down and killing her boyfriend.
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The West Texas Land Reclamation Seminar will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3 at the Tom Green County 4-H building, 3168 U.S. 67 N.
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A preliminary hearing 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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SACRAMENTO — A suspended Redding priest charged with seven felony counts of child molestation appeared for the first time today in Sacramento County Superior Court after being released from jail last month after his $5 million bail was reduced to $700,000.
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First, I want to offer my condolences to Siskiyou County for the loss of part of their heritage. What a terrible loss it is. I clearly remember the feeling I had when I heard that St. Rose's Catholic Church in...
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Not when it comes to khat, the poor man's cocaine, used widely in east Africa. A fascinating first-person BBC Radio account here. Excerpt: Drive along any road between Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia and you are likely to see pick-up trucks,...
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I was laboriously going through my old entries tagging them, when I found this quiz. which was stolen from almsthvn way back in 2008.Rules: 1. Pick 15 of your favourite movies.2. Go to IMDb and
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We’d heard this at the Shasta MLS. Here’s an article seeming to confirm it. Right now, Freddie and Fannie clerks hand out REO homes to individual brokerages to sell, in a classic unpublished no-bid contract. Under this idea, they will instead sell the homes to investors in a pool to be used only as rentals, n
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Ski Report: Mt. Shasta Ski Park — 6:56 a.m. Feb. 2, 2012 Conditions at Mt. Shasta Ski Park Day skiing: Open Night skiing: Open Temperature: 30 degrees Skies: Partly cloudy Wind: Light Visibility: Good Depth: 20 inches at base, 34 inches at top New snow overnight: None New snow during the past 24 hours: None Snow surface:
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A pickup and SUV collided head-on this morning on Old Oregon Trail near Columbia School in Redding.
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Our front page story today about Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s opt-out program for customers who don't want a SmartMeter didn't provide contact information. So here you go: PG&E customers who want to opt out of the program can submit their request online at www.pge.com/smartmeteroptout or call 1-866-
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No one was injured this morning when a school bus and another vehicle collided near the intersection of Deschutes Road and Highway 299 in Bella Vista.
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Shasta Land Trust is highlighting local food, local wine and beer, local artists, and local businesses at the annual Wildways Kickoff party, scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. on February 25 at the Redding Senior Citizens’ Hall. Tickets for the event go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday, February 6, at the Shasta Land Trust [...]
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I'm embarrassed as a Republican to hear all this whining. That's Vince Barabba, a Republican member of the Citizens Redistricting Commission, quoted in George Skelton's column about the latest twist in the party's battle against new legislative districts. (Namely, the...
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Noticed this LA Times write-up and photo on the much-viewed DrudgeReport this morning....
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Use cheap and easy home financing to buy this investor asset. The rules say that residential income property up to 4 units can be financed with regular home financing, making 4 plexes
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Two people in a stolen pickup led a Shasta County sheriff's deputy on a brief chase through southeast Redding Wednesday. The chase ended with the truck crashing, the driver running away and the woman passenger being arrested, said Sgt. Michael Peery of the Shasta County sheriff's office.
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It’s going to be sunny with a high near 68 degrees today in Redding, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight it will drop down to around 37 degrees. It’s expected to be sunny on Friday and partly sunny Saturday and Sunday. A chance of rain or showers is expected to start early next week, in what the weath
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Today I speak with Dan Fehr, formerly a warden with the California Department of Fish and Game, someone who had many years' exposure to the negative environmental impacts of homelessness near Redding's waterways. Fehr intentionally refers to occupants of "unlawful encampments" as "transients" rather than the term "homel
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In 1912: The rate war between the Sacramento Valley power company and Northern California ended with the purchase of the former by the latter. With it went cut-rate power and light in Shasta County. Notices were sent to all patrons with new rates that nearly doubled. A few of the merchants were already contemplating the ins
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If area residents have anything to say about it, Saturday's Chinese Lion Dance won't be the last at the town's historic Taoist temple.
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YAKS Koffee has found its wild side.
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Game wardens seek tips in poachings
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A Redding man serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan was killed Tuesday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.
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Redding Electric Utility customers won't see lower power bills because of a recent nationwide drop in natural gas prices to near 10-year lows.
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A new bill approved by the state Assembly would allow school districts to shut down any attempt to open a charter school, says a north state lawmaker.
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Jay Webster and Victor Hnyp are ready to tap into the home brewing market.
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A six-man, six-woman Shasta County jury has reached a verdict in the second-degree murder trial of a Redding woman accused of running down and killing her boyfriend with her car last year following a drunken argument.
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Thieves broke into the Siskiyou County Courthouse early Wednesday morning and stole gold pieces from a display whose total value is estimated at $3 million.
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Not that anyone in Sacramento would be so cynical as to use schoolchildren as political pawns, but it was very hard not to notice that the cuts to school-bus funding in this year's state budget "triggered" by a tax shortfall would have the most painful effect on remote rural districts whose residents tend to vot
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The stories about Rick Santorum — to be precise, the stories about Rick Santorum's 3-year-old daughter — tiptoe around the issue with all deliberate delicacy:
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Colorado transplants Jim and Nanette Shaw have brought something new to Redding – Southwest cuisine. It’s a mélange of culinary traditions: Mexican, Spanish colonial, Native American and cowboy fare that’s hugely popular in New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona. It’s largely defined by its reverence for and reliance on
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Sculptor David Allred always wanted to be a full-time artist, but chose to teach to pay education and living expenses and keep from being a "starving artist." Most of his work is metal sculpture and wood.
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If you’ve never visited Show Boat Lounge, or you’re not a regular in the bar-going scene, it might not be the first place that springs to mind. But once you visit, you’ll be likely to return.
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Donna Stobie passed on the lightweight fare and loaded up on the serious stuff in selecting “Come Back, Little Sheba” for her directorial debut at Riverfront Playhouse. The drama continues on weekends through Feb. 18.
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"Shame on you" for not covering the FLW Bass Tournament this past week at Lake Shasta.
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Tax should be a four-letter word since most Americans view taxes as an obscenity.
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Newt Gingrich is offering to take the kids to Disneyland.
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The patriarch of Anderson wrestling saw his Cubs roll in his last hurrah at home on Wednesday night.
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The Foothill High boys basketball team remained in sole possession of first place in the Eastern Athletic League North with a 62-48 win over Red Bluff at home in Palo Cedro on Wednesday night.
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Some of you may remember over a year ago when my cousins/renters moved out under less than friendly circumstances, and Gary and I were left to deal with the incredibly damaged house. If you don't, you can read about it here and
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This week I am going to cover a great lower abdominal exercise that can be performed with only a stability ball.
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What are some of the routine medical tests for seniors? The guidelines below follow the recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are based on extensive clinical data.
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Signs of heart attack, stroke
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Shasta Blood Center is in need of AB- and O- blood. BloodSource is in need of O- as well as all blood types. Platelet and plasma donors are also needed.
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Northern California Clinical Research Center in Redding is participating in a phase II clinical study of a vaccine for prevention of Clostridium difficile infection.
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Written by William Inge Directed by Donna Stobie Set in the cramped, cluttered Midwestern house of Lola and Doc Delaney, the plot centers on how their life is disrupted by the presence of a boarder named Marie, a college art student with a strong lustful appetite. Overweight and slovenly, the housebound middle-aged Lola eng
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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.  As part of the American Dental Association’s “Give Kids a Smile” campaign, Shasta Community Health Center, along with other local dentists and community supporters, will once again be offering FREE dental care to UNINSURED, low income children ages 0 to 18 on Fr
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The 2nd Annual Cupcakes for Caregivers competition, a fundraiser for Mountain Caregiver Resource Center of Passages, will take place February 4, 2012. The theme for this year’s competition is “Hollywood” and all proceeds will go to helping local family caregivers. Entry categories include a professional division, open
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Despite the delay of a planned vote a few weeks back, the state Public Works Board has agreed to seek concessionaires to help keep open nearly a dozen Northern California state parks otherwise set for closure, including Tehama County's Woodson...
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But first, we need to let you know about the 2012 Schedule shaping up. March 10, Season Opener – Our first 2012 Street Legal Race! $5 gate entry and $10 for Tech Card to race
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Our much-loved neighborhood one-lane bridge across Swede Creek in Palo Cedro is now history; it has been replaced with a new bridge. In all honesty, I liked the one-lane bridge much better because it was safe (tests said it...
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PALO CEDRO – Foothill High School linebacker Addison Gillam signed his NCAA Division I national letter of intent to play for San Jose State on Wednesday.
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Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s proposal to allow its customers to opt out of its SmartMeter program was approved today by state regulators.
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Facebook makes its IPO filing official, reports The NY Times. The presumed rush of Facebook employees cashing out their stock could give a huge short-term lift to state revenues. Beats a kick in the teeth....
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A Redding man serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan was killed Tuesday while conducting combat operations in the Helmand province, the Department of Defense announced today.
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RED BLUFF - A Tehama County man has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for sexually molesting a 7-year-old child, prosecutors announced today.
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WEAVERVILLE - A 24-year-old Trinity County man accused of murdering his stepfather last month pleaded not guilty today in Trinity County Superior Court.
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Thieves broke into the Siskiyou County Courthouse early this morning and stole gold pieces from a display whose total value is estimated at $3 million. County officials and historical experts say the theft of the collection represents an “irreplaceable” loss to the county’s cultural identity and past
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It was Harrison Gulch, located way out in western Shasta County, named for W. R. Harrison, elected in 1850. During the winter after his election, he walked to Hamilton, the county seat of Butte County, took the oath of office...
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Shasta County sheriff's deputies found a man in Shasta Lake who officials spent several hours searching for this morning because they were worried he might try to kill himself.
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Tehama County deputies said someone stole $1,100 in property from a Gerber home sometime overnight Monday.
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A woman was injured this morning when her car overturned on southbound Interstate 5 at the Lake Boulevard exit, backing up southbound traffic.
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Facebook is about to cannonball itself into a vast pool of dumb money. That's Michael Hiltzik's skeptical take on the Facebook IPO. Sadly, the "dumb money" is yours and mine....
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Former State Sen. Sam Aanestad hasn't yet decided whether he'll run for congress in the race to be left vacant by retiring U.S. Rep. Wally Herger.
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So this commentator for Britain's Telegraph newspaper argues. Excerpts: Matt Drudge is the Howard Hughes of the Internet. Like Hughes, he lives in splendid isolation, communicating only through a small group of trusted friends. Like Hughes, his influence has quietly...
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Shasta County's game wardens are seeking tips about a series of deer-poaching incidents near the Cassel area outside Burney
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This home in the Churn Creek Bottom looks better in person than it does here. We’ve been out to it. Last April, a “valuation service” we hadn’t work
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The showers that fell around Redding this morning are expected to taper off before noon. The National Weather Service says to expect a 20 percent chance of showers in Redding before 10 a.m. then it will gradually become mostly sunny, with a high near 59 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 40 degrees.
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I heard the woman before I saw her. "Get some chicken nuggets," came a raspy female voice behind a clump of manzantia bushes that poorly hid a pop-up tent, a heaped shopping cart and a bearded man. The man spoke softly and then ambled off, away from her, the campsite, out of the brush and in the direction of the st
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Struggling business owners might occasionally daydream of getting a law passed to block inconvenient competition. Too bad for them: They lack the political clout of California's teachers unions, which can actually pull off such a stunt.
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California has a huge state debt and Washington has a huge national debt. But that does not discourage either Gov. Jerry Brown or President Barack Obama from wanting to launch a very costly high-speed rail system.
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Right now, with limited funding, the Hat Creek Radio Observatory concentrates their 42 radio telescopes on the constellation Cygnus in search of intelligent life.
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I oppose the proposed rock quarry near the City of Shasta Lake.
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I am a disabled retired member of the Operating Engineers Local 3, I also am a homeowner in Shasta Lake. I have spent a great deal of my life working in hard rock quarries and sand gravel operations all over Northern California, including Syar's Lake Herman Quarry in Solano County.
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Suffused with self-esteem, following the State of the Union speech, President Obama abandoned dignity and kissed every woman within reach, including Supreme Court justices.
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The Eagles now control their own destiny. West Valley's 54-34 home win over rival Anderson on Tuesday capped off an impressive way to end the first wave of Northern Athletic League play: undefeated and on a roll.
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A Redding man wants to bring a world-class aquarium to the city, saying Redding's proximity to Interstate 5 makes it a perfect spot for another tourist draw.
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A Shasta County jury is expected to begin deliberations this morning in the case of a 35-year-old Redding woman on trial for second-degree murder in the January 2011 death of her boyfriend after nearly a full day of closing arguments Tuesday.
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RED BLUFF — Tehama County won't have an exhibit at the California State Fair this year after appeals to past contributors fell flat.
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Redding police cordoned off a playground after a suspicious object resembling a pipe bomb was found Tuesday, they said.
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The U-Prep girls basketball team stayed red hot with a 46-39 win over Redding Christian at home on Tuesday, keeping themselves in first place in the Five-Star League.
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A Shasta County jury began deliberations this morning in the case of a 35-year-old Redding woman on trial for second-degree murder in the January 2011 death of her boyfriend after nearly a full day of closing arguments Tuesday.
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In 1912: J. Cliff Bay, the mine assayer, was jestingly moving his arms in the act of swimming while standing over Clear Creek on a rickety footbridge. The bridge suddenly gave way under him and he was precipitated into the swirling waters swollen by heavy rains. Bay was carried downstream into a deep hole. He could swim but
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PALO CEDRO — Foothill's Wes Jensen is making "in sickness and in health" wrestling's new catchphrase.
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As the Northern Section heads into the second round of league play, many of the players leading their teams on the hardcourt were also standouts on the gridiron last fall.
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A Redding woman's hair was singed Tuesday night as she escaped from her burning house in the 800 block of Lakeview Drive.
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Legislation making its way through the state Legislature would spare rural schools the deepest of the trigger cuts from December, bringing the funding loss to around $1 million, about a third of the original amount they faced.
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LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has issued a tentative ruling to stop 10 percent cuts to payments many medical providers get from serving Medi-Cal patients in California.
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Commerce income $6.3M, TriCo $18.6M
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An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer was arrested 2½ weeks ago on suspicion of drunken driving and resisting arrest after crashing her personal SUV and kneeing an officer who attempted to arrest her, police said Tuesday.
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The multimillion-dollar hit to schools under Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget depends largely on the results of the November election, a pair of consultants and a legislative advocate told a crowd of about 100 north state school administrators.
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The San Francisco Chronicle editorialized in Monday's paper that the "Klamath River dam removals should go forth," basing its argument on the recent draft decision from the Interior Department. There's a case to be made for dam removal --- even...
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Anand "Lucky" Jesrani recently was the recipient of the 20 Under 40 of Shasta County award.  The awards reception was held on January 25, 2012 and was presented by the Redding Record Searchlight.  The class of 2011 features 20 north state individuals, including Mr. Jesrani, under the age of 40 who demonstrate l
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Valentine's Day is fast approaching and tickets to the Record Searchlight's fifth annual Eat Dessert First! event make a great early Valentine's Day gift.
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The United Methodist Women in Redding have compiled a cookbook of their favorite dessert recipes.
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A Redding woman's hair was singed as she escaped from her burning house on Lakeview Drive tonight.
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An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of drunken driving and resisting arrest after crashing her personal SUV and kneeing an officer who attempted to arrest her, police say.
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Petite La Feet has opened in Redding.
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Heather Wilson has all the right magic and wins the Mt. Shasta Mall Talent Showcase Championship!
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Siskiyou Arts Council, 418 N. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mt. Shasta, opens the RED show featuring Siskiyou County artists on Friday, February 10, 2012, with a reception. The public is invited.
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Siskiyou County kindergarteners through 8th-graders are invited to enter a T-shirt design in the 33rd annual July 4th T-Shirt Design Contest at the Siskiyou Arts Council Gallery in Mt. Shasta.
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A woman driving without a license or proof of insurance hit a bicyclist after he fell into the road while trying to manage two trash bags filled with cans today, officers said.
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Highway 1 near Big Sur has officially reopened after a rock slide closed the road for nine days, state Department of Transportation Officials announced today.
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Law enforcement officials say officers with the Redding Police Department cordoned off a playground after a suspicious object resembling a pipe bomb was found.
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Reports are compiled by Western Outdoor News. Call 800-290-2929. BEST BITES TRINITY RIVER, Lewiston — The Trinity was fishable down to the North Fork, and producing a lot of new steelhead resulting from the storms. It gets more off-color and higher the farther downstream one goes. Fishing pressure was quite heavy in the u
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Deputies said they caught a man after he allegedly stole several items from a Shasta Lake home.
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Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Foreclosures can offer big bargains, but buyers need to be careful that they don’t get over their heads in purchasing a home that may need more repairs than they bargained for. …
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3M's project north of Shasta Lake sounds a lot like one being debated this week down in Riverside County. The politics will probably be similar too. From the L.A. Times: A giant rock quarry proposed in the hills above Temecula...
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A 27-year-old Corning parolee was arrested early this morning by Tehama County sheriff's deputies for allegedly carrying an illegal billy club.
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Will those proposed school-bus cuts take a painful whack out of the rural north state's school budgets? It looks like they probably won't this year at least. The Assembly Budget Committee just passed -- with 19 votes in favor and...
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Did someone make a mistake? No. When Shasta was in its early years, a wagon road was established between Red Bluff and Shasta. It was used mainly to transport the tons of supplies and merchandise taken off the steamboats in...
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A motorcyclist was hit by a car this morning near the ShopKo store on Lake Boulevard in Redding.
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On today's letter to the editor from Greg Beale, the first comment out of the chute harkens back to some former representatives in a strangely telling way: We do remember Clair Engle and Biz Johnson, our Democratic congressmen of olde....
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Here's a familiar-sounding story. I wonder if it will end any better than NorCal's Quincy Library Group. The easy work for former adversaries in the Idaho timber wars was to start talking and develop trust. Now those environmentalists, foresters and...
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Grabbing headlines this morning is the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home price index that shows values continued to tumble in November in most major U.S. markets. But how are the
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One person was injured in a traffic collision this morning on Cypress Avenue in Redding.
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Closing arguments in the trial of a Redding woman accused of running down her boyfriend last year with her car are slated to wrap up today.
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Expect another mild day today in Redding with things possibly getting damp tonight. The National Weather Service says to expect mostly sunny skies today with a high temperature near 62 degrees. Tonight the mercury will drop to about 40 degrees with some precipitation possible. Tomorrow, there’s a 30 percent chance of rai
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Redding City Hall was buzzing with art fans last Friday evening. They were enjoying a fun stop on the 2012 Cultural Cruise, where artwork is displayed on all three floors.  There was much oohing and aahing over a variety of works - paintings, photographs and sculptures. It took me awhile snap a picture of this amazing
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In 1912: Reports to the contrary notwithstanding, the copper smelter of the Balakalala Copper Co. at Coram would not be reopened. This was stated on authority of E.H. Braden, who was in charge of the company’s interests in San Francisco. He said the action of the farmers in the Shasta section would prevent the company’s
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Pinpointing the prime cause of California's slow recovery from recession is easy: Too little has been done about the crisis in housing construction, values and foreclosures.
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I read with amusement your articles on the increasingly crowded Republican field to replace Wally Herger in Congress. I also read with amusement that the Republican Party in California stands to earn less than one-third representation in the state Legislature.
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Please accept my strong support and congratulations for your Thursday editorial noting that most Californians support taxing high-income individuals but not a sales tax that they would have to pay. You note such voters are saying that government programs are vitally important, just not so important that ordinary middle-clas
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Increasing business is only half the story of Shop Anderson Tuesday.
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Local mosquito abatement districts will have to decide whether they should spray near federally protected streams after a new regulation was enacted last fall that prevents the use of pesticide near the waterways.
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It was financial necessity of one Yoshiaki Shiraishi that morphed the traditonal sushi bar from a tiny space with few seats into a novelty production that coincidentally involves food. The owner of a sushi restuarant on the outskirts of Osaka in the 1950s, Shiraishi was going broke paying master sushi chefs during times of
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Prep wrestling features some marquee league matchups and basketball surges into the homestretch this week in a jam-packed few days.
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You wouldn't think it was winter in Redding judging from all the folks out riding and walking during the weekend along the Sacramento River Trail.
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A 25-year-old homeless woman was charged Monday with three counts of felony child abuse after she allegedly walked into traffic on Eureka Way in Redding on Thursday night with her three young children, including her 3-year-old son, who she was pushing in a stroller.
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Volunteers sought for Redding boards
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A wreck Friday on Mountain View Drive in north Redding shined a spotlight on what residents of the neighborhood said is an ongoing problem with speeding in the area.
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"I can't believe he shot me." That's what a Shingletown man reportedly said while waiting for emergency personnel to arrive Thursday after his father allegedly shot him after growing irked at his country music karaoke singing.
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Can you find three ladybugs and three babies in this picture?If you do - don't tell. Let others find them too!
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I cannot waste food, even soured milk, which many sane people pour down the drain. Sour milk is a valuable (well, maybe that's a slight stretch) ingredient. It comes to mind this week because my half & half and whole milk both soured before I could use them. No matter. Make batter. I already knew sour milk is feat
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When he is older, I will tell my grandson Henry this story. It is his story, mostly. But it also belongs to other children who were, like him, born into a world where one income is seldom enough to support a family, but were lucky enough to have parents who made it work.
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Gluten-free bakery opens in Redding
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It's hip, it's delicious and it's different! When was the last time you ate at a restaurant and was told to "pay as you can"? For me, never. Until I visited The Savory Spoon that is. Ann Webber, owner o
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Pinpointing the prime cause of California's slow recovery from recession is easy: Too little has been done about the crisis in housing construction, values and foreclosures.
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That's the quote from Cottonwood rodeo rider Keith Roquemore on this poster, one of a number going up on BART stations in the San Francisco area as part of a photography project called "Real Rural." From an announcement: Beginning today,...
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Voices of Faith — As a person of faith, how do you address the issue of hate groups posing as religious institutions?
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The McConnell Foundation is pleased to announce that William W. (Bill) Cox has been elected to serve on its Board of Directors. His directorship becomes effective in February when Richard J. Stimpel, who joined the Board in 2000, retires. Stimpel will become a Director Emeritus and remain closely associated with the Foundat
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Obama tries to attack the church and all the faithful by mandating that Catholic Hospitals offer health care including contraception, abortion, and sterilization. This is a direct slap in the face and
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It comes from the mayor of Salinas: Mayor Dennis Donohue says that when he gives Rotary Club talks in Monterey or Carmel, he tells the audience that he knows some of them think stepping into Salinas -- crossing the "lettuce...
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Perhaps sensing that bills he's introduced seeking a new public vote on the bonds that would finance the high-speed rail line, Sen. Doug LaMalfa has filed an initiative to do the same. The "Stop the $100 Billion Bullet Train to...
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Most people automatically think of Middle Creek Road as the road where the Ruggles brothers robbed a stagecoach and killed the popular guard Buck Montgomery. And that is true. The road begins at Red Bluff Road in lower Shasta and...
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Fannie Mae wants to sell this 4 plex. This is a bu
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The Shasta County Coroner's Office has released the name of a 20-year-old Corning woman who died Friday in a fatal traffic wreck on Interstate 5 south of Redding.
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Here are our 2011 champions! Bill Wood, Super PRo. Clayton Tucker, Junior. Sam Tucker, Pro. Allan Woodward, Sportsman. Congratulations all! Dinner was fabulous, as usual. Thanks to everyon
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A Tehama County drug taskforce arrested three people last week during a warrant sweep.
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It looks like Redding and the rest of the north state is entering another dry spell. The National Weather Service says not to expect any precipitation through at least next Sunday. Today will be mostly sunny in Redding with a high near 61 degrees. Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low around 35. Expect similar temper
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Randy Smith's descriptions of discovered illegal encampments are what planted the seed of the idea for this series. Full disclosure: Smith is a long-time friend. Q: Randy, thanks for taking time to talk with me today. Can you please start by sharing with readers a list of the various facets of volunteer work that have given
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Anyone who'd ever taken a lunch-hour trip to the Dana Crossing shopping center, home of the popular burrito chain Chipotle, could have said — indeed, many did — that the addition of a second popular restaurant in the small complex would lead to a severe crunch in its already crowded parking lot.
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Ronald Reagan made the term "welfare queen" famous — or infamous — when he ran for president in 1976. Reagan wished to dismantle the Great Society reforms of the 1960s. Those were initiated by President Lyndon Johnson and included Medicare, Medicaid, the Housing Act prohibiting racial discrimination in h
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The Declaration of Independence reads that government is not sacred, that it is set up to give people an equal right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and that if it fails to do this, we have a right to "alter or abolish it."
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The recent alleged domestic violence case that involved Nikki DeArmond gives me the opportunity to remind the community that the Shasta Women's Refuge provides services to men as well as women.
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On the Jan. 22 Opinion page, Silas Lyons gracefully mourns the passing of a homeless man's life as he lay "cold and wet behind a liquor store" without the comfort of having someone there to hold his hand or squeeze his shoulder. Lyons expresses hope that the man "had at least some fine memory to recollect at
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Their high-energy performances throughout the area this weekend didn't stop the children of the Matsiko World Orphans Choir from playing, studying and taking in the north state sights in their down time.
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In 1912: Charles Oldham, who had been conducting a shooting gallery on Yuba Street, got into a wordy wrangle with Louis Tozier, a local barber, and Daniel Farmer, which ended in blows being struck by the prize gallery man. Justice of the Peace Walter Herzinger and Officer John Reidy were in front of the Golden Eagle hotel w
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The Shasta College men's basketball team lost on the road Saturday 69-49 to the Feather River Golden Eagles.
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Frances Lopez wants the bank to foreclose on her Shingletown home.
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Everybody wants a chunk of national attention when it comes to prep sports alumni. There's only so much attention to go around and, yes, the massive urban areas dominate, but Redding and the north state can certainly hold their own.
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The Shasta College men's basketball team lost on the road Saturday 69-49 to the Feather River Golden Eagles.
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If you go
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Shasta County sheriff’s deputies pursued a car traveling faster than 100 mph on eastbound Dersch Road, then Highway 44, on Sunday afternoon, Sgt. John Greene said.
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Wow, was it thirty years ago? Looking through an old box in the closet, I ran across these photographs I took at the Redding Civic when DEVO came to town in 1982.
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Trinity Center was often the destination for a pilot friend, who would fly his small plane to the local airport for coffee and for fun. Its an interesting d
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Fear was high during World War II that Japan would bomb the west coast. One of the things done was to keep a watchful eye on the skies. To do this, many air raid warning towers were built. Little ole'...
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It should be sunny most of the day today in Redding, but there's a 10 percent chance of showers after 4 p.m. and a higher chance later in the night. The high temperature for the day should be 61 degrees, with a low tonight of 42 degrees. Overnight, expect some rainfall, with a 60 percent chance of precipitation between 10
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In truth, I was unsettled to wake up on the day after the 2008 election and realize that our new president was nine years my junior. But my former boss makes the case, below, that age means nothing and even...
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While Redding waits to land its first big fish in Stillwater Business Park, the city recently missed out on two trophies it had hoped to hook.
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There's a great line in Aaron Sorkin's screenplay for "The Social Network" when Mark Zuckerberg is petulantly defending himself against allegations he stole the idea for Facebook from his Harvard classmates.
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It's not just environmental activists who can throw legal sand in the gears of government decision-making. Conservatives can get in the game too — and heck, why shouldn't both sides play?
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Controller John Chiang got a nice little present from Democratic legislators last week when Assembly Speaker John Perez and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg decided to sue him.
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On Friday my phone rang around 6 a.m. I rushed to answer it thinking my husband, who was out of town on a consulting assignment, might be calling me.
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Two political analysts, one from the bipartisan Brookings Institute, and the second from the conservative American Enterprise Institute, are coming out with a book on the polarization in our politics.
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After reading Monday's column by Dan Thomasson, as a veteran I had to respond.
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Thank you for admitting that because of abundant supplies, natural gas prices have come down due to successful modern mining technology. Isn't it too bad that, at the same time, gasoline prices have doubled?
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We, the friends of Jenny Power. would like to express our special thanks to the Millville Elementary School Student Council, sixth-grade teacher Jennifer Eaton, and all the staff for your support in our fund-raising effort.
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Bob Wilkinson's Sunday letter was typical liberalspeak. He defined himself to a T, then claimed these were conservative traits. It's almost as if liberals and conservatives think with the opposite sides of their brains.
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In regard to the condemnation of the "misjudgment" of several young Marines who urinated on a dead Taliban fighter:
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Years ago, after starting to report and editorialize on news events in an old factory city in Ohio, I was quickly dubbed a "negative" for pointing out the disastrous spending, housing and tax policies embraced by city leaders. Anyone who made similar criticisms was dismissed as a nattering nabob who didn't care
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Claudia Mosby's article on charitable giving Jan. 1 was timely and informative. While I would like to have seen the 40-year service to the community by People of Progress lifted up in the article, I realize not all worthy agencies could be included.
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ecently our family experienced an event for which we feel the sincere need to publicly thank the management and staff at the Marquis Shasta Transitional Care Center in Redding.
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Mitt Romney says that his party supports free enterprise and the other party supports government knowledge and domination.
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Warren Swanson (letter, last Sunday) is like a lot of people who talk or write before they know what they are talking about.
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Dear Straight Talk: I am writing about my friend. She has a problem with shoplifting, maybe even an addiction. I would like to help her stop before she gets caught because she is over 18 and it will result in a criminal record. I have known her for years. When we were younger, I shoplifted makeup a couple times with her, bu
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Dr. Mehmet Oz, TV host, author and cardiothoracic surgeon, is a firm believer in soaking your feet.
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Although Medicare covers many health care costs, you still have to pay certain coinsurance and deductible amounts, and there are services that Medicare does not cover.
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Emily Weil of Redding and Scott McCall of Sacramento were married Dec. 17, 2011, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church of Redding. The ceremony was followed with a reception at the Tail O' The Whale Restaurant. Father Jonathan Molina officiated. The bride is the daughter of Frederick and Patricia Weil of Redding. She is a
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I need to apologize to the reader who sent me an email about the change in child passenger restraint law that took effect Jan. 1. I somehow misfiled or lost the original email.
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ANDERSON — Law enforcement representatives, local officials and members of the Sikh community attended a program here Friday where several Sikhs shared stories of discrimination and harassment against followers of their religion.
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SHASTA LAKE — Three candidates have announced their intention to run for Councilwoman Dolores Lucero's seat should she be recalled.
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Shasta and Tehama counties are benefiting from pieces of the nearly $350 million allocated statewide Friday by the California Transportation Commission.
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They tend to be seniors, volunteer like crazy and believe in supporting cancer research and treatment.
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A 26-year-old driver was arrested Saturday after leading a sheriff's deputy on a chase on Lake Boulevard at speeds up to 110 mph.
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About 10 p.m. Friday night, a bus carrying a dozen children rolled into Redding that had driven straight from Portland, Ore.
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Local schools are bracing for another round of cuts in state funding under Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget — the only question is how much. Shasta County schools would lose about $6.5 million of transportation funding in the most optimistic conditions.
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At least 21 servicemen from the north state have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001:
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In 1912: The Hotel Lorenz advertised it was the "Only hostelry using pure artesian water pumped from its own wells. Only hostlery supplied with elevator. European Plan, Hoyle & Lorenz, Proprietors. Largest and most modern in all its feature: cold storage plant, hot and cold water, telegraphic service within the hous
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It was the second-longest war in U.S. history.
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The life of Mt. Shasta lead climbing ranger Nick Meyers isn't all glamour and adventure. Meyers, who was promoted to the job last December and has been on the Mt. Shasta ranger crew for the past 11 years, has certainly had his share of life-and-death rescue missions.
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Dear Babe: My dad was a Minneapolis resident during the 1940s and '50s. When he passed away, he left us four playoff programs titled "Lakers News 1952-1953." Each has 56 pages. The only one signed is of the NBA Finals. They are about 8.25 inches by 10.75 inches. One red, one green, one blue and one yellow cover,
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Q: I learned recently that some Indians on a reservation in my area released some pigs for hunting purposes and now they are breeding and beginning to populate the area where I walk my dogs in Descanso. Are these pigs a threat to me or my dogs?
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TRACK AND FIELD CAMPS
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West Valley wrestler Austin Lobsinger won the 220-pound championship Saturday at the Corning Tournament and also was named the tourney's outstanding upper-weight competitor.
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Charissa Murakami and the Red Hawks got some sweet redemption on Saturday evening.
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A 26-year-old driver was arrested today after leading a sheriff’s deputy on a chase on Lake Boulevard at speeds up to 110 mph.
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Mr. and Mrs. Gerald 'Jerry' Hare
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Here’s a look at a really interesting home, built on what we in the Northstate would call a Butte. It’s a singular setting, and the unique postmodern circular house rises to the occasion. The brief video starts after a short commercial. Wow, only $750K? Let us know if you’d like to buy it.
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We imagine the nighbors on this
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It goes all the way back to 1853 when Sylvester Langdon purchased the land from John Ogburn. Sylvester met his fate at the hands of a bear on nearby Bear Creek just four years later in 1857. He was buried...
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A truck's mirror struck a woman overnight on Highway 273 in Anderson, as the driver veered to avoid hitting the person who "staggered" into the street, Anderson police officers said.
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California Highway Patrol officers are responding to reports of a truck hauling Porta-Potties rolling over, spilling the contents all over the road.
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Officers from the Redding Police Department say they caught a Redding man who had property stolen from two unlocked cars.
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Expect highs in the 60s and plenty of sun for the next week, says the National Weather Service. Today temperatures will climb to 69, with a north wind blowing at around 6 mph. The weather will cool overnight to a low around 35, with patchy frost after 4 a.m. Sunday's high will be around 64 as a 5 mph wind blows south. Th
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Winter seemed to finally arrive toward the end of January this year, bringing needed rain and snow to the North State. While the driving was a bit tedious, to watch the view change right in front of me was powerful. The rains came filling the plains and grasslands, the snow recovered our surrounding Mountains overnight [...
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Redding must release two investigative reports on 4-year-old harassment allegations in the electric utility's customer service department following a state appellate court's refusal to hear the case.
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The public flogging of Redding's community services director, Kim Niemer, at a meeting of the city Community Services Advisory Committee on Wednesday was an ugly and unfortunate scene.
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For any business- or land-owner who ever felt ill-treated by local government and fantasized about suing city hall or the county, Reverge Anselmo's fight with the Shasta County bureaucracy and its codebook should bring some vicarious pleasure.
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Why are people so bitter towards the Mormon? It is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. What are they afraid of?
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In his State of the State speech, Gov. Jerry Brown talked about the office of business development called GO-BIZ.
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You may be missing the boat if you wait until Valentine's Day to impress your wife, girlfriend, or first date with the fact that you can actually be a man of good taste and culture.
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Some people probably think it's of little importance what a presidential candidate's religious beliefs are. The founders of this country thought it was very important.
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PALO CEDRO — Foothill had a senior moment Friday night against Enterprise. In fact, the Cougars had several.
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COTTONWOOD — The Falcons escaped another nail biter to stand alone atop the Northern Athletic League, for now.
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The Anderson High girls basketball team remained at the forefront of the Northern Athletic League race, with a 71-55 win against Yreka on the road Friday night.
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A Northern Section titan was brought down at Harlan Carter Gymnasium.
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COTTONWOOD —Experience isn't a factor when it comes down to the way West Valley sophomore Aubrey Mendonca can finish a game.
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When you mix the speed and explosive power of a track star with a razor-sharp basketball IQ and skill set, you get a show fit for national television.
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A Redding woman who dedicated her life to helping veterans and their families, as well as those in need, was interred Friday at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo along with her late husband of 60 years.
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A big rig hauling plywood overturned at 8:14 a.m. Friday on southbound Interstate 5 near the Salt Creek Road exit near Lakehead, blocking traffic.
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In 1912: Frederick Hendley sold his locally famous ranch, noted for its tomatoes and fruits, to Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Fullride of Eureka for $4,500. Hendley was retiring to live in Redding, although his 15-acre farm was but a mile southeast of the city and bordering the river. He felt his years entitled him to an easier life th
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California Highway Patrol officers direct traffic around a fatal accident that happened about 3:15 Friday afternoon on southbound Interstate 5 near Knighton Road that left a Corning woman dead and blocked the freeway for more than 90 minutes.
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Shingletown resident Sandra Kindred's electric bill has been surging.
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Detectives say a Shingletown man's karaoke singing angered his father so much he went to his pickup, grabbed a pistol and pointed it at him.
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Redding fair strives to benefit homeless
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A 25-year-old Redding woman was being held Friday afternoon in lieu of $50,000 bail after she allegedly walked into traffic Thursday night while pushing a stroller, causing her 3-year-old son to get hit by an SUV.
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During the monthly meeting of the Millville Historical Society earlier this month, a knock was heard on the door.
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I like to say wolves are boring, but people are fascinating. So says Ed Bangs, a recently retired wolf-recovery specialist for U.S. Fish and Wildlife, tells The NY Times, which noticed the new wolf in our neighborhood....
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The Internal Revenue Service and community partners nationwide on Friday launched their annual outreach campaign aimed at helping millions of Americans who earned $49,078 or less take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
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Deputies with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office said they used a stun gun on a man after he pulled out and brandished a knife and began cutting his wrists.
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It didn't get online, apparently, but this Op-Ed by Rep. Wally Herger about "Agenda 21" was published in Yreka's Siskiyou Daily News this week. Apparently I'm not the only one hearing more than I can understand about a 20-year-old U.N....
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Officers with the Redding Police Department say they arrested a woman after she allegedly left her son alone and got high on meth.
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A wreck today on southbound Interstate 5 at Knighton Road left one person dead and the freeway blocked for more than 90 minutes, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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A homeless man may have been beaten by two people Thursday afternoon under the Cypress Avenue Bridge in Redding.
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A popular North Coast state park is taking its two group camps off its reservation system. Patrick's Point State Park announced this afternoon that because of staff limitations, it will take reservations for the two group camps, while honoring any current reservations.
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Police say a Friday morning drug deal gone bad led to the arrest of a 29-year-old Redding man, who at one point was being chased on foot by a pickup and a man trying to hit him with a shovel.
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A tree fell on across a driveway and onto a car Friday on Manzanita Lane just off Bechelli Lane. It also knocked down a power line.
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Redding police today arrested a pair of teenage runaways from southern California after the truck they were riding in left Mountain View Drive and crashed into a parked vehicle
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If you have leftover seeds after planting, most should keep for the next growing season Exceptions include onions, parsley, and lettuces, which are best purchased fresh each year. Don’t leave seed packets in the garage or in an outdoor shed. Heat and humidity can ruin them. Mason jars and freezer-style plastic bags are go
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DUNSMUIR — Voters will decide in June whether to pay a $25 per year tax to fund their struggling local library.
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Can I safely plant vegetables in disturbed and possibly contaminated soil over and around my septic tank?
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Ask Anna columnist Anna Mosely has suggestions for organizing the warranties and instructions that come with household appliances and other items.
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Experts say home gardeners who want to save seeds should start small and concentrate on plants that don't readily cross-pollinate with similar plants in the garden.
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Seed saving preserves garden heritage, ensuring that heirloom varieties are available in the future. It's also a fun angle for home gardeners to explore.
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Plants that were once small gifts grew to have a large presence in Eileen Fox's life. She has several very tall houseplants in her Palo Cedro home.
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With plans in the state budget to further delay the opening of the Redding (and Fresno) veterans homes, veterans advocates are predictably -- and justifiably -- angry. But is there any leverage to force the issue? Maybe. Rep. Wally Herger...
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A possible wheel from the J. G. Kellogg locomotive has been found in the Sacramento River. The wheel was found by Wes and Rachelle Lewis of Anderson while salmon fishing near the mouth of Cow Creek. They saw it in...
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A big rig hauling plywood overturned this morning on southbound Interstate 5 near the Salt Creek Road exit near Lakehead, blocking traffic.
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This graph illustrates the trajectory of Shasta County’s median home prices for the last decade. I plotted the data from David Benda’s recent article in the Record Searchlight about the 15% increase in home sales
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How curious is the nest: no other bird Uses such loose materials or weaves Its dwelling in such spots – dead oaken leaves Are placed without and velvet moss within And little scraps of grass a
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Not in the high-profile political races. The Bee reports that turnover related to term limits brings new faces --- but it actually expected to cut the number of female lawmakers in the Capitol: The Legislature is expected to welcome a...
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E-mail just received from my favorite forecaster: No significant precip for NorCal at least the next 10 days. Not a good sign in late January into February after a dry fall and early winter. A dry year will keep pressure...
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It's going to be clear for much of today and into the weekend in Redding. The National Weather Service says today is going to be sunny, with a high near 66 degrees. Expect the wind to gust as high as 21 mph. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 38. Saturday is to be sunny with a high near 69. That night the te
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Today I'm inviting you on a very special trip. A journey into one of my wildest, outrageous fantasies. Join me as we step into the technicolor film loop with surround sound that plays inside my head every time I step into the shower or get behind the wheel.  Get your minds out of the gutter, [...]
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I was taught that if the accelerator stuck or the breaks failed to put the car in neutral and use the hand break. Is this correct? A friend turned off the key - and that locks the steering wheel on my car- In big letters, please write an article on what to do. The CHP [...]
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A 25-year-old Redding woman is being held this afternoon in lieu of $50,000 bail after she allegedly walked into traffic Thursday night while pushing a stroller, causing her 3-year-old son to get hit by an SUV.
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It's jarring, today's push to turn out Shasta County's homeless veterans as if they were a political party's base voters on Election Day.
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Once upon a time, small ball was not Barack Obama's game.
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The Republican Party, with the disastrous George W. Bush presidency still fresh in public memory, has decided not to compensate for its past mistakes by moving toward the center. Seeing no real opposition from the Democrats, it has moved further to the right.
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I read, with much interest, Bob Wilkinson's reply to Barbara Riddle's conservative comments. I know neither Wilkinson nor Riddle personally, but I found it ironic that Wilkinson would criticize Riddle's commentary as being based "on falsehoods spread on emails, tweets and other forms of social media".
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Redding's new police chief will speak at a community forum Tuesday at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center.
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Polarized, contentious, impassioned. That sums up the political climate of the 1860s.
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Army Spc. William James Williams got a very warm welcome home present Thursday from a Lassen View Elementary School class.
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SHASTA LAKE —Traffic, pollution, wildlife, explosions and water quality were some of the worries that north state residents raised Thursday night about a proposed quarry near Shasta Lake.
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A 33-year-old man suffered second-degree burns from a fire that destroyed his family's mobile home in Shasta Lake this morning.
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SHINGLETOWN —A 70-year-old man surrendered to authorities late Thursday afternoon after Shasta County sheriff's deputies said he shot his 50-year-old son.
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In 1912: Marion McGehee, a pioneer of Balls Ferry, was proud of his long whiskers. He had a frontal adornment that when reduced to the plain term of whiskers and submitted to actual measurement stretched out 7 feet 4 inches, the result of a growth that dated back to July 1873. The hirsute appendage was kept braided and roll
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SHINGLETOWN —A 70-year-old Shingletown man was being held this morning on suspicion of attempted murder after he shot his 50-year-old son several times with a .22 caliber pistol, deputies say
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Federal officials on Thursday unveiled new rules to manage the nation's 193 million acres of National Forest they say will deliver stronger protections for lands, water and wildlife.
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Customers are flocking to the new Five Guys Burgers and Fries in Redding, a rush that has squeezed parking in the Dana Drive area.
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Jordan Kimbrough and Darnesha Ward had their way with Foothill from the opening tip onward Thursday night, as the Hornets rolled to a pivotal Eastern Athletic League win.
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The Simpson University women's basketball team exploded for a 46-point second half to claim a 77-58 road victory over Pacific Union College on Thursday.
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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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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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